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«p» ''W&g tu&zt' 4 fe V*v, ,«**•* ., %,' vr Sltc^i/va- ^^l&w/Vtc. E. W. RANDALL, Editok. WEDNESDAY. JUNE 20, 1888 We publish the Democratic plat form this week Peruse it and tUeu when the Republican platform ap pears later on compare the two. In 4feis way you will find the very best rtasou in the world for votiugtbe Re Itublican ticket this fall. Democrats recognize the fact that ov. McGill i* weak before the peo e otthis state ivhd therefore wish to him reuominateU. They think, at least, that they can beat him. Sooms for McGill, appearing in democratic papers, are easily under stood. Subordinate state officials tffio de sire re-election should be careful •bout meddling with Mr. McGill's boom. Should they demand that he y in with them for a second term, tt is barely possibly that the people Will retire them with him at the close of one term. The reunion at Gettysburg will be remembered in the July Ceutury by the publication of a short article de scriptive of the reunions of the Blue find the Gray which have taken place %ithin the last few years. A poem if%y an ex-coufederale soldier, entitled H*The High Tide at Gettysburg," will be printed in this number. This is presidential year. '!%»ittse farmer is he who can coolly set aside his inherited political tendencies and calmly study the propositions to be voted upon. Every oue should study political economy enough to have a sason for his actiou—to kuow what desires to accomplish. To simply .wiiurrah for the party you were reared In for tio other reason than that you were reared in ^t, is uot the part of a wise man. ItU rather too much like a cork floating on the wave, with no idea of where it is drifting. —Orange Co. Farmer. After an extended dead lock In the congressional convention at St.Cloud .-jj&st week, S. G. Comstoek of Moor ^gpead was nominated. Mr. Comstoek is an able man and has hosts of friends. Nothwithstandiug the fact that this county wanted to see Gov. Barto nominated, we find there are a considerable number of people here with whom Mr. Comstoek was first choice all the time. Some of the farmers are displeased with him and claim that liis record shows him to be in sympathy with the corporations, v jrather than the people, and will issue an address opposing him. Just what the effect this proceeding will have remains to be seen. The Fanner: We have seldom heard the benefits of the silo more tersely stated than by Mr. C. R. Beach at the Madison, Wisconsin, Institute, In March last. He pre mised by saying that all winter feed should be under coyer to prevent iamage. He then said that the room rl'^jred to hold a ton of hay op KnuterNelson favors the Republi can party offering an entire new bill for the consideration of congress, to take the place of the Mills tariff bill. At a Republican caucus held a few evenings ago to consider this matter, gie is reported as saying: "There is a strong feeling for rev enue reform in the Northwest and u#hat the Republican party ought to formulate some kind of bill and put Itself in the attitude of carrying out *he pledge contained in the platform of 1884. The policy of simply taking up the Mills bill by paragraphs and discussing it on the five minute rule would result in an endless amount of %alk, indicating to the country that the Republican party was opposed to any change in the tariff. The practi cal result would be that the country would get so legislation whatever looking to the reduction of the sur plus in the treasury, leaving as a sole means of preventing a financial panic tedious and unbusinesslike methods of buying up our bonds at a large fhat remium before due. He thought the honest way was for the Re publicans to formulate a proper tariff **nd revenue reduction bill and pree «nt that as an entirety against the Mills bill and go before the country with the Republican measure as the Mills bill." Pullman Vestibuled Trains. It is universally conceded that, not withstanding the advent of old and Hew lines into the field of competition passenger traffic between St. Paul #nd Minneapolis and Milwaukee and Chicago, the Chicago, Milwaukee A ^,it. Paul railway maintains its pre eminent position as the leading line, #nd carries the bulk of the business between these points. It is not hard to account for this, when we consider ihat it was the first in the field, and •gained its popularity by long years of trst-clatt service. It has kept up to •the times by adopting all modern im provements in equipment and meth ods, the latest being complete Pull .«ian Vestibuled trains running daily between Chicago and St. Paul and JUinneapolis, and its route being along the banks of the Mississippi, through Hie finest farming country, the most |Kpulous and prosperous towns and pillages, it offers to its patrons the *ery best service their money can buy its dining cars are celebrated throughout the length and breadth of k corn fl fod#r will hold ten tons of ensilage. WC'silo can be built for less than a fdollar a ton of its storage capacity. Corn can be harvested at the tUne when it has the greatest feeding value, and it can be kept without waste and in the best possible con dition for feeding. It can be handled at a less cost than any other known method of harvesting it. The cattle like it, will eat all of it without waste, and thoroughly digest it. Cows fed upon it give increased quantities of milk. The milk is rich and the but sJber good. An acre of good fodder corn ensiloed will, with a fair daily feed ot bran, more than keep a cow for a year. vs the land ns being the finest in the world. Its sleeping cars are the best belonging to the Pullman company, being marvels of elegance, comfort aud luxury its day coaches are tin best made, and its employes, by louir oouiiuuctL&exvice in their respective capacities, are experts—courteous and accommodating to all. It is not at all strange, therefore, that an intelligent and discriminating traveling public should almost ex clusively patronize this great railway r-Adv. PROHIBITION OOLUWfc UtOXSIiATIVK PLATFORM. The Prohibitionists of the lVfty second Legislative district of the state of Miunesota in convention assemb led, recognizing Almighty God as the Supreme Ruler subject to whom all governments exist do hereby declare. (1) That the traffic in alcoholic beverages being the most fruitful source of crime, pauperism insanity, political corruption aud social disor der is therefore the most malignant foe of Americau civilization and should be made a crime by public en actment. (2) That such prohibition must be secured through amendments to the state aud national constitutions and enforced by adequate laws and that to this end the organisation of the Prohibition party is imperatively de manded in state, in nation, in town and in county. (3) That it is good law, good logic and good reason that whatever aids abets or countenances a crime is ac cessary thereto aud that the Demo cratic aud Republican parties do by their license laws couuteuance and lend respectability to the crime ot liquor selling and are therefoie moral ly responsible for its results aud farthermore thai whoever votes with a party that is thus accessary to the crime of dram selling is jointly guilty with him who deals out the liquid poison. (4) For the immediate abolition «.»' the internal revenue tax on alcoholic liquors whereby thp government is deriving support from our greatest national vice. (5) That import duties should be so reduced as to afford a healthy com petition betweeu foreign and domes tic manufacturers and that raw ma terials and the necessaries of life should be admitted free of duty. (6) For the prohibition of all com binations of capital to control and In crease the cost of the products for popular consumption. (7) That railroads and other cor porations being charterd by the gov ernment should be administered in the interest of the people and that while a fair return Bhould be allowed for capital actually invested they Bhould not be pampered and protec ted by class legislation to that extent that can with impunity trample un derfoot the rights of the producing classes. (8) Recogonlzing that the traffic in intoxicating beverages is the dominant political issue before the American people we invite to full party fellowship all who wltfa ire on this question agreed. .. •5 4ii NATIONAL PLATVeSX. The Prohibition party, in national convention assembled, acknowledg ing Almighty God as the source of all power in government, do hereby de clare First—That the manufacture, im portation, exportation, transporta tion and sale of alcoholic beverages shall be made public crimes, and punished as such. Second—That such prohibition must be secured through amendments ot our national and state constitutions enforced by adequate laws, adequate ly supported by administrative au thority and to this end the organi zation of the Prohibition party is im pcratively demanded in state and nation. Third—That any form of license taxation or regulation of the liquor traffic Is contrary to good government that any party which supports regu lation license or tax enters Into al llance with such traffic and becomes the actual foe of the state's welfare, and that we arraign the Republican and Democratic parties for their per sistent attitude in favor of the licensed iniquity, whereby they oppose the de mand of the people for prohibition, and through open complicity with the liquor cause, defeat the enforce ment of law. Fourth—For thg^ immediate Abo lition of the internal revenue system, whereby our national government is deriving support from our greatest national vice. Fifth—That an adequate public revenue being necessary, it may pro perly be raised by import duties and by au equitable assessment upon the property and the legitimate busi ness of the country but import duties should be so reduced that no surplus shall be accumulated in the treasury, and that the burdens of taxation shall be removed from foods clothing, and other comforts and neccessaries of life Sixth—That civil service appoint ments for all civil offices, chiefly clerical in their duties, should be based upon moral, intellectual and physical qualifications, and not upon party service or party necessity. Seventh—That the right of suffrage rests on no mere circumstance of race color, sex or nationality, and that where from any cause It has been held from citizens who are of suitable age and mentally and morally quail fied for the exercise of an intelligent ballot, should be restored by the people through the legislature of the several states, on such eduoatienal basis as they may deem wise* Eighth—For the abolition of poly gamy and the establishment of uni form laws governing marriage and divorce. Ninth—For prohibition of all com binations of capital to control and to increase the cost of products for popu lar consumption. Tenth—For the preservation and defense of the Sabbath as a civil in stitution without oppressing any who religiously observe the same on any Eleventh—Tliat our immigration laws should be so enforced as to pre vent the introduction into our country of all convicts, initiates of dependent institutions and others physically in capacitated for self-support, and that no person should have tiie ballot in auy state who is not a citizen of the United States. Recoguizing and de claring that prohibition of the liquor traffic has become the dominant Issue in national politics, we invite to full party fellowship all those who, on this dominant i»*ue, are with us agreed in the full belief that this party can and will remove sectional dif ferences, promote national unity and insure the best welfare of omr native laud. Celebrate the fourth of July by visiting your friends. The Manitoba Road will sell excursion tickets at very low rates. 26t2 LIST OF LETTERS. Advertised at Morris June 19* 1688. J. F. l'osoner, Trae Teell, Iver Lee, Peder Olson, Liset. Persons calling for the above list please say "advertised." 4 The St. P. M. and M. Ry. comes to the front with their usual announce ment of excursion rates for Fourth of July. See your agent for rates for your family. 20t2 Wt DO ALLEGE That the Tribune is a wide awake local paper. That because of the Tbibune's thorough establishment and wide circulation, it is a most yaluable ad vertising medium. That no matter what your business, you can't afford to be without repre sentation in our advertising columns. Tfiat you will bo lonesome if you do not have the Tribune to read during the year 1888. That in addition to all the local and general news the Tribunb con tains much general information which makes it worth during the year many times the |l.fiO that Is asked for it. That our extensive clubbing ar rangements are the very best that can be made and that we are ready and anxious to give you the benefit of them. Subscribe for .what other papers you want( beside theTBiBUNE through this office and save money. That we want one. thousand new subscribers immediately and that we will pay liberal commissions to any one who will canvass and get them or auy portion of them. That we want your patronage dur ing the year 1888 and that we propose to make it to ftmt interest to give it tons. That otir stoc^c of stationery is com plete. That our presses, type etc are first class a^id that for the same quali ty of stoo^ and work, vfe will quote you as \ow or 7 i s i v w other day thau the first day of the week. That arVitrntior. w'.'* ih the Chris tian, wise aud economical method of settling national differences, and the sanu method should by judicious legislation be applied to the settle* meat of disputes between large bodies of employes and employers that the abolition jf the saiiitm would remove the burdens moral, physical, pecuni ary and social. which now oppress labor, and robs it of iu earnings, and would prove to be the wi*e mid suc eessful way of promoting labor reform and we invite labor aud capital to unite with us for tU«*uoutnpU*hment thereof that monopoly in land is a wroug to the people, and the pub lic land should be reserved to the ac tual settlers, and that men and women should receivf ifcjuwl ,wages for equal woik.. F. E. Newbll, P. M. On Improved Farms. At Low Rates. On Easy Terms of Payment. JYith or Without (Commission. JPlenty of Money.* tso Delay. Business confidential. Office over Stevens County Bank JOHNSON A JJICKNELL, Morris, Minn. Hew to Cure Salt Rheum and Tetter. Many persons firmly believe that salt rheum and tetter can not be cured and quietly submit to be tor tured by them If they would invest twenty-five cents in a box of Cham berlain's Eye and Skin Ointment and apply it as directed they would soon become convinced of their errror. It almost instantlv relieves the itch ing and burning sensation and has cured many cases after they had re sisted all other treatment for from ten to twenty years. Try it. For sale by Fritz Buckingn, Going West. The general interest that has been taken in the opening of the Montana Indian Reservations is shown by the large numbers of people who have al ready gone to Great Falls to invest! gate the mineral and agricultural re sources of this wonderful country. The low excursion rate anonnced by C. H. Warren, Gen. Pass. Agent of the St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba Railway, makes the expense of ex ploring this country merely nominal and will undoubtedly result in a still larger number following 21t3 lower prices than you can jret elesewhere. Bring your Job wo'k to this office. That mail orders for subscriptions, advertising or job work receive prompt and accurate attention. That during thid Stormy weather when but little out door work can be accomplished, people have more than the usual time to read and peruse their TRibune with great interest and care, advertisements and all. For this reason advertisements are particularly valuable just now. You should have at least a column of our space immediately. That we keep chattel mortgages notes, receipts, drafts, deeds and other bllanke in stock and sell them cheap. That we shall be pleased to welcome you at our office upon any and all oc caaioai. Call -early and often. "T* I HOTEL LIFE IN CHINA. COMPANIONS EAT Sleeping on a Bade Bench Covered with Reed Mate and Provided with a Wooden Pillow—Bill of Vat* far Supper—A Wakeful Night. ,An official In bis tortoise shell spectacles examines my passport, reading it slowly and deliberately aloud in peculiar sing song tones to the crowd, who listen with all absorbing attention. He then orders the people to direct me to a certain hittim, or inn. This inn blossoms forth upon my, as yet, unaccustomed vision as a pecu liarly vile and dingy little hovel, smoko blackened and untidy as a village smithy. Half a dozen rude benches covered with reed mats and provided with uncomfort able wooden pillows, represent what sleep ing accommodations the place affords. Several other lodgers occupy the room in common with myself some are smok ing tobacco and others are industriously "hitting the pipe." The combined fumes of opium and tobacco are well nigh un bearable, but there is no alternative. The next bench to mine is occupied by a peri patetic vendor of drugs and medicines. Most of his time is consumed in smoking opium in dreamy oblivion to all else, save the sensuous delights embodied in that operation itself. Occasionally, however, when preparing for another smoke, he ad dresses me at length in about one word of pigeon English to a dozen of simon pure Cantonese. In a spirit of friendliness he tenders me the freedom of his pipe and a little box of opium, which is, of course, 'declined with thanks." MORTAR AND PESTLE. Long into the midnight hours my gar rulous companions sit around and talk and smoke and eat peanuts. Musquitoes likewise contribute to the general induce ment to keep awake and after the others have Anally lain down my ancient next neighbor produces a small mortar and pestle and busies himself in pounding drugs. For this operation he assumes a pair of large, round spectacles that in the dimly lighted apartment and its noc turnal associations are highly suggestive of owls and owlish wisdom. The old quack works away at his mortar regard less of the approach of daybreak, now and then pausing to adjust the wick in his lit tle saucer of grease, or to indulge in the luxury of a peanut. The proprietor of the hittim seems overjoyed at my liberality as I present him a ten cent string of tsin for the night's lodgings. Small as it sounds, this amount is probably three or four times more than he obtains from his Chi nese guestB. •T ANOTHER HOTEL. The hittim of Lo-pow is somewhat su perior to that of yesterday it is a two storied building, and the proprietor hus tles me up stairs in short order, and locks me in. This is to prevent any possible hostility from the crowd that immediately swarms the place, for while in his house he is in a measure held responsible for my treatment. The bicycle is kept down stairs, where it performs the office of a vent for the rampant curiosity of the thousands who besiege the proprietor for a peep at myself. A little cup and a teapot of hot tea is brought me at once, and my order taken for supper the characters on a limited written vocabulary proving invaluable as an aid toward making my gastronomic preferences understood. A dish of boiled fish, pickled ginger, chicken entrees, young onions, together with rice enough to feed a pig, form the Ingredients of a very good Chinese meal. Chop sticks are, of course, provided but as yet, my dex terity in the manipulation of these articles is decidedly of the negative order, and so my pocket knife performs the dual office of knife and fork for the rice, one can use, after a manner, the little porcelain dipper, provided for ladling an evil smell ing liquid over that staple. Bread, there is nona in China rice is the bread of both this country and Japan. During the night one gets a reminder of the bek-jees of Constantinople in the per formances of a night policeman, who passes by at intervals loudly beating a drum. This, together with roystering musquitoes, and a too liberal indulgence in strong tea, banishes sleep to-night almost as effectually as the pounding of the old drug vendor's pestle did at Chun Kong-hoi.—Thomas Stevens in Outing. A HUCKLEBERRY MARKET. Canadian Berry Pickers and Buyers. Kong Distanoes to Market. The huckleberry market at Grand Bay gave me another glimpse of Saguenay life. At my camp on the beach I watched the tide steal up the sands till the great bay was filled to the brim, and the terraces of inhabited lands, a verdant amphithea tre under bald granite peaks, rested in the silence of midnight. Then I walked over to the wharf to see a quain market scene by starlight on the shores of this savage river. As I drew near the medley of sounds divided itself into many signs of human life the driving of horses, the calls of men and women, the talking of fy. multitude, filled the obscurity with invis ible yet eager spirits. The road was lined on each side with carts and buckboards piled with boxes, and half draped with protecting boughs and grass. Half a dozen buyers moved about among the crowd, and their lanterns showed a forest of rough booted legs, of shaggy fetlocks and muddy wheels, and when the light was raised to examine an opened box of berries the tanned, furrowed, eager faces of men came ont of the night like heads by Rembrandt. The. darkness was full of strong human feeling, questions, answers: offers, refusals, expostulations, sighs ox discouragement. A little booth at the end of the wharf was filled with a crowd watching some boisterous men playing cards for candies with hats tippeid back and chins out stretched in eager disputations, they had shuffled off their mortal responsibilities onto uie jack of trumps. In the opposite booth four strong, shaggy, black eyed men and a wrinkled dame sat about a dirty table and ate dry bread by the light of a candle. The talk in this dingy cabin was low and gloomy a lad lying on his back on a bench announced in precise and bitter speech the condition of things: "The boxes must be large, well filled with dean fresh berries the price, then, ladies and gentlemen, is fifteen cents!" "Just so," replied one of the men, as he crunched his crust with vim "we are fourteen we picked hard during two days, and got sixteen boxes they gave me $2.40 for the lot eighty cents off for the boxes, leaves me $1.60 for the profit. If they think that pays, let them pick and we'll buy." "No danger," said another, "of their tramping over the rocks 1 And we're fools to spend our time for them. Now I come from near Lake St. John, about fifty miles from here, with twenty boxes, and I've got $2 net for picking three days with twelve hands, and for driving a hundred miles." Then they were silent for a while, till the old woman said, in a calm, resigned way: "Well, yes, that's all true enough, but what can we do? Blueberries are the only blessed thing that can be sold for cash. Where else could we get the $16,000 a» year that comes into the country? It's all very well to tell us to improve our farmsr instead of picking berries, but we'd starve to death on the farm alone."—C. H. Farn ham in Harper's Magazine. Perfume From Carrots. Opoponax is the name of a new fume that has suddenly became very popular in Paris. It is said to be made chiefly from carrots, and has what may be termed a modified smell of that vege table.—Chicago News. Rapidity of Thought. The learned Dr. McKattrcll, in an elab orate article in The Nineteenth Century, on the rapidity of thought, states that it requires one-thirteenth of a second to" judge between blue and red. If the doctor had ever noted the time taken by a woman in choosing the right shade of rib bon for her spring bonnet, he would not have been led into so n Pittsburg Bulletin. s.*-* ST- tfSif n a tX': i 'MM#! r^jr*'^ Janes WHO SMOKE PEANUTS. A. JouMsoy, Wit. AND C. Bioxusu MORBIS, MINN. REAL ESTATE Handled on Commission. Mone y"Xonaed ^|#W^lates, and with Privilege Yearly Payments. SCHOOL BONDS BOUGHT! INSURANCE. Of all Legitimate Kinds, written. We have none but Responsible and ftkir-Dealmg Companies. General Law Business Transacted. All Collections Receive Prompt Attention! SLEEP. Comp, slcpp, oh sleep, the certain frnot of peace, The baiting place of wit, the balm of wop, The poor man's wealth, the prisoner's release, The indifferent judge between the high and low. Take thou of me smooth pillows, sweetest tadj A chamber deaf to noise and blind to light A rosy garland, and a weary head. —Sir Philip Sidney. Wealth or the Bothgchilds. The Rothschilds believe in enjoying their wealth, and like to have nice things about them. One of the Frankfort barons not long ago paid $100,000 for a silver cup, which he wished to use as a center piece of a table service which he was making up, and one of the Vienna barons has a stable which cost him $80,000. This stable has marble floors, encaustic tiles painted by distinguished artists, and its walls are frescoed with scenes done by well known painters. The rings, chains and fittings of the stable are silver, and one box stall for a favorite horse cost, it is said, $12,000. The income of the owner of this stable is about $5,000 a day.—The Argonaut. Crows Versus English Sparrows. A fight between about 100 crows and perhaps 200 or 300 English sparrows was witnessed at Cumminsville, O., just be fore sundown some time ago. The crows were returning to their rookery from feed ing, when they were attacked by the spar rows. Four or five of the latter would get after one crow and pick it so badly as to almost disable it. In fact, three or four fell to the ground, being so badly in jured as to be unable to fly. The fight resulted in the complete rout of the crows, and they seemed only too anxious to get away. One of them which was picked up was found to have had both its eyes literally picked out.—Boston Budget. Overcoats as Pneumonia Breeders. Judge Tillman, chairman of the con gressional committee investigating the Reading strike, is 60 years of age, strong and active, and has never worn an over coat. Like Hannibal Hamlin, he has a great prejudice against this garment. 1 'An overcoat," he says, "is a pneumonia breeder. When I am cold on the street I button my coat, and the blasts have no terrors for me. When I was at Harvard college—that was forty years ago—I tried to wear flannels, but I've never worn 'em since."—New York World. Climate and Brain Weieht. The average weight of the brain of man apparently bears a definite relation to the climate a higher brain weight being found in cold .han in warm countries. In pro portion to their stature, the Lapps have the largest heads in Europe, the Nor wegians next then comes the Swedes, Banes, Germans, French and Italians. In the Arab the head is found to be smaller than in any of these, while in the far north there exists a people known as Chugatshes who possess remarkably large heads.— Globe-Democrat. A Luxury Is Paris. Fires are considered a great luxury here. We have immense andirons, and the fires are built on the stone or tile floors. They generally burn a sort of brick made of pressed coal, called a briquette, warranted to last five hours. As I tell sister, a common brick would last longer and give as much heat. The French people are so economical Jthey jump up and pour water on the fire to beep it from burning up too quickly.— Elizabeth Nourse in Cincinnati Com mercial Gazette. origin of the Eskinjpi The Eskimos are called Innuits by some writers because the name is derived |from a native word signifying "man," and is supposed to be their own designation of themselves. In Alaska the Eskimos num ber altogether about 18,000, inhabiting most of the coast line, as well as the in terior portions of the Arctic division. Where they came from is, of course, pure matter of conjecture,but one theory is, that thay originated in the centre of the Amer ican continent, and that their settlement on the Alaskan coasts was coincident with the general migration which led a portion of the same race to Greenland. The the ory"of a common origin finds some sup port in the fact that the kaiak, or skin canoe of the Alaskans is identical in con struction with that of the Greenl&ndcrs. This kaiak, which is a covered boat, is found only among pure Eskimos, and is lost wherever there has been intermixture with other races. This is a curious fact, as it forms a distinct mark of identity.— Chambers' Jinirwg -'*w&*i#,vr/V~fsW$ y **$**•*'* Sunday Elections In Switzerland. I made friends with the institutenr of the Villeneuve public school, who led the singing at church and kept the village book store and he, too, talked politics with me, and told me that all elections were held on Sunday, when the people were at leisure, for otherwise they would not take the time to vote. He was not so clear as to why they were always held in church, but that is the fact and some times the sacred character of the place is not enough to suppress boisterous party feeling, though it certainly helps to con trol it. After divine service on election Sunday I went to the Croix Blanche for my cof fee, to pass the time till the voting should begin. On the church door was posted a printed summons to the electors, and on the cafe billiard tables I found ballots of the different parties scattered. Gendarmes had also distributed them about in the church pews they were inclosed in envel opes, which were voted sealed. On a table before the pulpit the ballot box—a glass urn—was placed, and beside it sat the judges of election, with lists of the regis tered voters. But in any precinct of the canton an elector who could prove that he had not voted at home might deposit his ballot in any other. The church bell rang for the people to assemble, and the voting began and ended in perfect quiet. But I could not witness an election of this an cient republic, where freedom was so many centuries old, without strong emo tion it had from its nature and the place the consecration of a religious rite.—W. D. Howells in Harper's Magazine. The Cowboy or Basel*. The Cossacks furnish the cavalry and the Russians think it is the finest In the world, although there is a decided differ ence of opinion on this subject among military authorities. Outside of Russia the Cossack is regarded as a good scout and an active guerilla, but worthless for regular warfare. He is a cowboy, the gaucho of Russia, was born in a saddle, has a contempt for agriculture (all the food products among the Cossacks are raised by the women), a contempt for schools, would not learn to read or WTite if he had an opportunity, and is just about half civilized. But the Cossacks are a race of free men. They have never been serfs, and have never held them, nor have they ever paid taxes to any authority. They own vast tracts of land in eastern Russia, where they raise herds of cattle, sheep and horses, All their laud is held in common and the people live in communes. Their system of local government is the same as that of the Bedouins the same as that of the children of Israel in the time of Moses and Abraham.—W. E. Curtis.. Right and Left. In these days of schools for colored people, the number of those who can't tell their right hand from their left must have diminished -before the war it was very large. ELviry, a slave, had fallen sick, and her master went to inquire as to her state of health. The room where she lay was in total darkness, and the master, while speaking to her stood outside the door. "Which eye is it that is swollen, El vira?" he asked and the voice of Elvira replied through the darkness: "Marster, it's dat eye over nex' de barn!" A similar case came up in a New Orleans court room. A colored lady had charged one of her own race with assault and battery, having been struck on the face with a brick. The judge, seeing no marks of the alleged blow, asked on which side of her head she had been struck. "Jedge," was the reply, "she hit me on de side dat was todes de woods!"—Har per's Magazine. A New Kind of Oars. Oars are coming into use in which the blade is made from the best sheet steel, highly tempered, and is alleged to be much stronger than the ordinary wooden one, and cannot be broken without undue violence the handle fits into the socket, running nearly the whole length of the blade, and forming a backbone of great strength and the oar, being much thin ner in the blade than the wooden one, enters and leaves the water cleaner. The handles are made separately, of spruce or ash.—New York Sun. A singular freak of nature, originally discovered in western Australia, is likely to remain unexplained. It consists of nine fine pearls adhering together in the form of a Latin cross—seven in the shaft, and one on each side of the second pearl. A suggestion is that a fragment of sea weed in the shell of the oyster formed the frame on which the cross was built. For Seasickness. Three grammes daily of antipyrin for three days before embarking and the same dose for three days following, is said by a French scientist to be a sure preventive of seas^fcness.— New York Tribune. Fashionable dress making John Cairney's meat market. ting and fitting a specialty. MORTGAGE LOANS! I have Completed Arrangements by wliich I can Offer Greater Inducements to Borrowers /than ever before. With Gilt-Edged Farm Security yoit can have Money on Your Own Terms. COME TO ME AND GET IT! Office Orer Larson & Nilson's Sttfre. Get your G. A. R. suits, hats and gent's famishing goods at Croon- i quists. 22 tf ^JACOBS OH FOR SPRAINS—BRUISES. Mr. DAVID SCOTT, Champion, Australia! PACE Ta^. Crioket Team, Melbourne, Aastralia, whose autograph is here shown and who has experienced as many hard knocks in the rough game of cricket as any man in the field, writes over his signature as follonix "St. Jacobs Oil curei ae ot a terrible bruise." BALTIMORE, MD. 5 Insurance! I have a Choice List of Farm Lands and Village Prop erty for Sale or Rent on Easy Terms. I also represent the very Best Insurance Companies in existence. JJe Sure to Sep Me Before Dealing Elsewhere!! E W E U i i WOOD FOR SALE IN OAR LOTS 1 CROCKERY & over Cut- Mrs. J. McPherson. v iMorris, w H. H. Wells, Pres. L. E. Peabce, Vice Pre#. W. J. Mm*bo,Cashier. C. H. WABHEN, Ueii. Pass. Agent. St. Paul i preparation, injury,removes Freck les, Liver-Moles, Pim- pies, J3iacJ£-.tieaas, ounDum sea -pj Kufw,aprl icaiionssoft, re Hancock & Stebbins. gusta, Maine. CCltC9^. WOUNDS, CUTS, SCALDS, AND BURNS, Bold by DruyjitU and Dealers Evtrywktrt. Tie Charles A. Vogeler Conpaay, Minnesota. (Organized under the laws of the State of Minnesota.) PAID UP CASH CAPITAL $50,000.00. A General Banking Business Transacted. Eastern and Foreign Exchange Bought and Sold, Prompt Attention Given to Collecting and Securing Special Bargains in Real Estate. Money Loaned on Improved Farm Property at Low Rates. take special pleasure in culling attention to the Kxcurfi'Mjs to points ill Minnesota & Dakota via the Ht. Paul and Minneapolirt and Manitoba Ry. from 8t. Paul or Minneapolis and points south and East which have been announced leaving Ht. Paul May 9th and 23rd aud June 6th ami 20th and points south one day earlier, when tickets are to be sold at tlie rate of one fare f«r tiie round trip. These tickets will be limited to thirty days from date issue, good ten days go ing and five for return w'tli stop over within limit*. This will enaUe friends or intending settlers to visit this country during the early spring and summer at a very small cost Further particulars eau. be obtained by addressing Taxes Paid for Non-Residents. Fire Insurance. n#vrrpsrtrm rtAnt* iunth natkjnal bank, NEW v/uiirt?apuiiu.dii/. first national bank, ht. paul, minn. Half Fare Excursion. n^ana rS most stubbornly red skin emootn white. Viola Cream is not a paint or powder to cover defects, but a remedy to cure It ia superior to all other preparations, and is guaranteed to give satisfaction. At drug- gists or mailed for 50 cents. Prepared by G. C. BITTNER & CO^ TOLEDO, OHIO. Soldfby FRITZ BUCKENTIN M. J. FOLEY, Prop. A COMPLETE LINE OP FANCY GROCERIES, FRUITS, CONFECTIONERY, CIGARS, TOBACCOS, ETC., ConfeUintly on Hand. WARM TOBK. Morris Meat Market ALL KINDB OF mi dress GLASSWARE! lias revolutionized the vorld during the last half century. Not leant among the wonders of Inventive progress is a method and system of work that can be performed all over the country -with out separating the workers from tneir homes. Pay liberal any one can do the work either sex, young or old uo special ability required Capital not needed you are started free. Cut this out and return to'us and we will send you free, something of great value and im portance to you, that will start you in busi ness, which will bring you in more money right away than anything else in the world. Grand outfit free. Address Truk SALT & SMOKED MEATS- KEPT CONSTANTLY ON HANlJ. Your Patronage is Solicited JOHN CAIRNEY. Stinsoa »U1 AND REPAIRIK6 Neatly Done. Remember we keep a Full Line of Ready-made Goods AT THE 0 cil vjoiaen .Boot & oboe Store. P. McCOLLAM, Prop. MORRIS, ML\X. THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF MORiUS, Morris, Stevens Co., Minn. RICHLY AT.T. MEALS AT HOURS! GIVE US A. CALL! To Loan OmlmproTed Farms In Stevens, Pope and Big Stone coaatiCe. Money Advanced the day Application Is Made, it Securities are Satisfactory to as. County Orders and School Bonu? Purchased at the HigkeetXtrkct Hate*. Rewarded are thope who read this and then act they will find honorable employment that will not tfilie4he:a from their homes and families. The profits are larse and sure for every industrious person, many have made and are now making several hundred dollars a month. It is easy for any onto make J5 and upwards per day. who is wililn? to work. Either sex, younp or old: capital not needed: we start you. Everything new. No special ability required you, reader, ds morris. CHARGES A Co., Au AT THE Restaurant Yon will always find a Fnll Line of GREEN FRUITS And the Leading Brands of Cigars & Tobaccos, And all goods Restaurant. share of your patronage i geuerally kept In a First-CI ass we would respectfully ask a JOHN FLYNN, Proprietor. Opposite Lower Elevator, MORRIS, MINNESOTA SPRING LAWN STOCK FARM Imported Percheron Norman Stallion ACHILLB IV. So. (13326) 8511, Will Stand *. Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday at Morris, Wed nesday and Thursday ae my Farm, For a Limited Number of Mares. OTATE o. E. OAMP. OF MINNESOTA: COT*XTY OF O Stevens, ss. In Justice Court, before Henry Hutchins, Justice. J. E. Oanlelson, J'lalntitr, against Ratal E, Mars, Defendant. Summons. To Rufus K. Mars, Defendant You are hereby summoned and required to be and appear before the undersigned, one of the Justices of the Peace In and for said County, on the stu day of July, igss, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, at my office ia the Village of Morris, In said Ooun.tjr, to answer to J. E. Dnnielson in a civil action. Should you fall to appear at the time and place aforesaid, Judgment will be rendered against you npon the evidence adduced bv said J. E. Daniel&on, for such sum as lie shaft show himself entitled to. cr-.i. do It as well as any one. Write to us at for full particulars, which we mail free. Ad Co., Portland, Maine. AEENEYMLL G. B. SP00NER, Manager, 3II]NN. This is the Only Hall in the city with a Stage and Scenery for Theatrical Purposes. It is Centrally Located and has a First-Class Floor for Dancir.™ Parties. REASONABLE. SEND US AN OFFER For any of the following described Lands, mul see if we cannot sell yon a Farm 25 PER CENT. LESS than the Price of Any Other Lands in Stov- ens County. These IjRnds we can sell for a Very Small Cash Payment, the balance to be paid in Small Installments with Interest at Eight per cent, on deferred payments. You can have from io pay for the land. 5 to S Years These are FIRST-CLASS FARMING L.ANDS nearly all having Buildings on them, and Land Cultivated and Ready for Crop. Now is your time to pet land Cheaper than you will ever get it again. WJ^«wJ^, sec 4, town 123, WH nw*i & sw'£, sceS4, town 133, Ne^i sec 8, town 133, 43. SwJ£ sec 18, town 123, 43. SwVi sec 26, town 123, 43. sw'4 nw^, 6 nw^ sw&aee 18,town 12o, r44. Se*4 sec 24, town 123, 44. *'14 neVisec 34 and Lot 5, seo K, town IM. 41 E14 sec 6, town 121, 41. SwVi sec 32, town 124, 43. Nw^ sec 2, town 124» 44. Sw^ sec 22, town 134, 44. NwK sec 28, town 121, 44. NeJ.^ sec 30, town 125, 43. Nw sec 23, town 125, 44. Sw*.£ sec 22, town 125, 44. All of seo 13, town 126, 48. W.Si swy4" & nw' J, sec SO, town B6, 43, se'4, sw'4 neH, &nw&8e« 123,r 11 Se}-*' sec 80,1124, 43. 8)4 sei4' sec 12, t, 185. 48. MO X^t 123, 42. E. J. HOPGSON, rts,Minn?NE 1 Given under my hand this ftth day of Juna. 1S88. HKVRV Hctoiux, jun6t4 Justice of the Peace. A st. paul minn. RED PdLLEO jfa'rfoffcrthe dairy and good ______ for Loef. A few CATTLE (yearling) 1 bulls for sal«k (*0''R,y*rslde ADVERTISERS Farm, tfor« or other*, who wish to sxairtn# this paper, or ootain on adv»r}j$ing space when in Chicago kat LORD & THBSAS.