Mrs. Bancroft is editor of the Mant. Exp.
well. .Minnesota Items. , —The Chaska Herald tells the follow-in -"serious joke:" —The Mantorville Epress is edited by lady r Jlrs.. C. E. Bancroft: • - A rather serious joke was perpetrated v ' town, last Saturday, by .Nick Haas, an et centric, character, well known in our com munity. iiseemeS that be had killed am dressed Julius Ceesar Wagner's well kuowi bull dog,'and sold the-same to partie in town, 'representing the- meat as beini fine fresh mutton. Mr. Lauge, one of th parties who purchased thereof, was tb first to discover that something waswr<-._, r in attempting to masticate a portion fo dinner, it was so unsavory that it imnir diately led to an inquiry (into its naturf when lo, and behold! butcher Neunsinge pronounced the' same dog 'yneat, which wa fully verified in the ; disappearance o Julius Caesar's-well known bull. About : dozen boys got after Nick,: and run him al around town, when he...finally made hii escape to portsi unknown'.,