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Twenty-Bighth Year. BY IMdMAM A WAKREN. to Subscribers: One dopy, on« year tl.60 One copy, six months..... 78 Ofi*copy,three months..... , 40 Bent to any address at above rates. Remit by draft, money order, express order, orpoBtal note at our rlslt. Rates of advertising sent on application. DES MOtNES! ALQONA, IOWA,- WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1894. •WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7,1394. WILSON HILL PASSES. The final vote on the Wilson tariff bill was taken in the house of representatives last Thursday. It stood 204 for and 140 against. Of the 204 six were populists and 198 democrats; of the 140 one was populist,- 121 were- republicans, and 18 were democrats. The democrats who had threatened to defeat the bill failed to materialize at the last moment. Just preceding the final vote three hours were given to debate, Thos. B. Reed spoke half of this time against the bill and Speaker Crisp and Chair,man Wilson devoted the remainder to a defense. The hall was crowded so that the speaker ordered the galleries '", partially cleared for fear they would not stand the strain. No such crowd > has over been seen in the capitol. ; Reed made an elaborate argument for protection, while Crisp and Wilson devoted their time chiefly to whipping .their followers into lino. All received ovations. The bill carries with it the proposed income'tax of two per cent, on all incomes private or corporate amounting .to -more than $4,000 a year. This cawsed*, bitter fight in sthe democratic ranks and occasioned the chief oratorical display of the whole debate. Bourke Cockran spoke for the eastern •congressmen iin an eloquent appeal against it, while Bryan of Nebraska answered for the western and southern mena'bers not less eloquently. As soon as the likelihood of <its passage was ap parent a strong effort -was made to get a tariff back on sugar :and so provide for more revenue in that way. But it failed, and with the Wilson bill in its present shape the income tax iis absolutely necessary to provide enough money to run the government. The bill now goes to the senate. There is no limit to debate there and no time can be sot for a final vote. A democratic revolt is threatened and important amendments will undoubtedly be made. Of the senators who have expressed an opinion, about half favor and half oppose the income tax. But the opinions of 20 members are not known. ment needed for hew normal schools, as the state teachers' association resolved, but that is all. The legislature should very decidedly not build any new building at Cedar Falls. The Cedar Falls school la already provided for beyond its deserts, considering that nothing at all has been done in other parts of the state. Hundreds of dollars elsewhere will do more than thousands will expended there, and rather than go on attempting to make a second university of one school the state should abolish it altogether and devote its funds to departments in private schools or in high schools, where at least some reasonable proportion of the 20,000 teachers may receive the benefit. Beyond the actual running expenses of the present school not a dollar should bo expended further by Iowa until it is ready to establish at least two new schools. Airfngthe scandal shows that the statements made at Dubuque some mouths ago that more money was being asked for than was needed were correct. This will be unfortunate for some worthy sufferer when another public benefit is sought. How local option operates is illustrated by an item from Kalamazoo, Mich. Van Buren county has voted three times against license and the county treasurer is now defendant in a suit brought to compel him to accept license money. Irregularities are charged on the part of the board of supervisors and a row of big proportions is being aired in the courts. This is just what is being proposed for Iowa. FOR ATTORNEY .GENERAL. A. C. Parker.of Spencer .will bo a candidate before the coming state convention to succeed Attorney General Stone. The bare announcement will insure enough support .to put him in the front rank of aspirants, and by the time the state convention is hold we believe h6 will lead all others. He is, without .any qualification whatever, one of the clearest headed, most skilled, and most successful practicing attorneys in Iowa. He has from small beginnings in .Spencer extended his practice until he Is a familiar .figure in all the courts in this section, .and where- over he has tried cases he has won from judges, juries, opposing attorneys and the general public a full recognition of his legal abilities. He possesses what lawyers ;call a legal mind, and if he should be .chosen attorney general Iowa would have an administration of the office such .as but few of his predecessors have gwen it. When Attorney General Stone wanted assistance in,the local trial of the Algona " Y" .case ihe had Mr. Parker appointed, and ithe town won in the lower court. .As county attorney ed Clay county he ibas . been equally successful. While Mr. Parker has devoted ,his time exclusively to ibis law practice he has taken a lively interest in politics. His chief appearaaee in public was when at Des Moineshe made the speech accepting the Tippeeanoe banner won by Clay county. But locally he has 1 stumped in every late campaign anfl been engaged in several joint debates. •He is entitled by consistent party ser<vice to the honor of a nomination, and •his qualifications for the position are such that they insure an administration Of the office that will be a credit to the ,party and to the state. GEOKGE W. GUILDS. The first stop made on the national editorial excursion to California two years ago was at Colorado Springs to attend the dedication of the Printers' home, towards which Gco. W. Childs of the Philadelphia Ledger had contributed largely. Mr. Childs was there for the occasion and was nominally with the excursion after that. He attended n public reception at the Broadmoor Casino at Colorado Springs, arid with his party joined in the boat ride about San Francisco bay given by the Examiner. During the toast making on that occasion one was given in his honor by the company. His response had been written and John P. Irish read it for him, because of trouble he was having with his throat, while he stood on the cabin stairs and bore the scrutiny of a thousand pair of eyes with astonishing composure. Mr. Childa was a small man and not a"t all striking in appearance. He had a benign countenance, with a mild expression which might have been mistaken for weakness in anyone of less notable achievements. Ho was in apparently the most vigorous health, and no one could have guessed then that he would now be dead./,. The obituary notices that have appeared during the past few days add another remarkable story to the long list of stories of those who have reached eminence unaided. Mr. Childs began to take care of himself at 12 years of ago as clerk in a Baltimore book store at $2 a week. The next year he entered the navy but did not like it. When he was 15 he went to Philadelphia to again clerk in a book store at §3 a week. When he was 18 he had a few hundred dollars and opened a little book store of his own. From his little store he began publishing books and issued Dr. Kane's report of his arctic explorations from which he made a big profit. In 1864 when ho was 35 years old ho bought the Public Ledger. Today it is the second best paying newspaper property in the United States. Mr. Childs has been known for his intimate acquaintance with the most noted public and literary men of his time. But his chief fame rests on his numerous benefactions. No contemporaneous man of wealth has given more freely or more wisely. Philadelphia is filled with evidences of his public spirit and that of Mr. Drexel, who was his lifelong friend, while many such institutions as the home for worn-out printers at Colorado Springs stand as memorials of their wise benevolence. If local option is a satisfactory liquor law will the State Register or Sioux City Journal toll why it was that the republican party had to drop it 12 years ago or go out of power In Iowa? Southern governors believe that they are elected to do something. Gov. Tillman of South Carolina is enforcing the state dispensary liquor law In Charleston with armed police. In an article in the last North American Review ho says the law is a great success except In a few cities, and that it Is already certain that it will not be repealed. Secretary Carlisle has sold his bonds, and the country's public debt has been Increased after 80 years of unexampled prosperity. Inasmuch as the gold he gets for them can be drown out any time for silver certificates, or greenbacks, or treasury notes, Wall street can force a sale of bonds as often as it wishes, so long as it controls the administration. The bonds were called "poor man's" bonds. New York bankers got all of them. that he is not after it foi» himself. He is working hard for the man that ought to have the Algona postoffice. Jim is one of the very few unselfish politicians in Iowa. He asks nothing for himself and gives all his influence and time for his"-friends who deserve it. John Bennett, who was over for the dedication of the Odd Fellows' hall, writes in the Emmetsburg Reporter: The Odd Fellows of Algona now have what are probably as fine a suite of rooms as are occupied by any civic society in the state. They consist of a parlor and waiting, lodge and property rooms, all of ample size and they are finely furnished. The lodge room proper is probably a little more than 40 feet square, with ceiling probably 12 or 14 feet from the floor. YARNS SPUN BY PIONEERS, A True Story of How Tnttle Lost and Pound His Whiskey Barrel- Seems Like Romance. Another Story Detailing Some of Hardships Incident to An Eafly- day Blizzard. the THE MONTH'S MAGAZINES. Especial interest attaches to the February number of Romance from the.fact that its leading feature is a ghost story written expressly for it by Miss Mary E. Wilkins, and the first of the kind that she has over given to the public. It will be found unique and fascinating, and alone worth far more than the price of the magazine. This issue opens the fourth year of this popular monthly, and is the first of a series which will contain, besides many other special attractions Illustrations of the chief types of the short story, in groups of three. A group of society tales appears this month, one American (by Nora Perry,) one French and the other English; a valentine story: a renmrkablo psychological tale by Erclc- mann-Chatrian; and other narratives in great variety by such authors as Guy do Maupassant, Wm. O. Stoddard and Fanny Forrester, make up a strong and well- balanced number. A mile track racing association has been organized at Mason City. Secretaries from associations representing Milwaukee, Independence, Marion. LeMars, Hawarden, Sioux Falls and Mason City were present, and after a long discussion decided to make this an independent circuit composed of and devoted to the interests of western hot-semen. The initial meeting will be held at Milwaukee August 14 to 17, following the Illinois Valley circuit. Independence will follow, then Mason City, Marion, Le Mars, Hawarden, Sioux Fulls and possibly one or two others yet to hear from. Corwith Crescent: The value of a country newspaper is often exemplified in little things. While G. W. Daniels' brother-in-law, Mr. Hull, was visiting him they had some talk of an old army comrade, whom Mr. Hull .had been trying for several years to locate. In looking over the West Bend correspondence to one of the Algona papers, Mr. Daniels found his name in a little news item. Mr. Hull lost no time in starting to West Bend to see his old friend. The item to the ordinary reader would have no special interest, but to Mr. Hull the finding of his old friend was worth many times the price of the paper for a year. experi- in the day of had in IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD. Whittemore has bought five pianos in the past few weeks, Tho Buffalo Center Tribune is a new venture. Hard times don't scare newspaper capitalists. L. D. Lovell, our former county supervisor, has moved back to LuVerne, and traded off his Humboldt county farm. Rock Rapids has pledged $1,500 to build a public reading room and gymnasium. More will be raised, The Bancroft Register discusses liquor laws and says: "Kossuth wants no modification. The present law is all right," Some may differ from this, but it is safe to say that Kossuth wants no modification that is not to be state wide and permanent in its operation. Local option and mulct are both shams. An exchange remarks that all the hog thieves have been caught in this part of the state. That recalls the remark of one of our subscribers. Ho says no one can steal a hog successfully, it is sure to squeal on him. STATE NORMAL SCHOOL. Tbe Dubuque Telegraph, which usually takes a sensible view of public matters, j«ins in the demand for a big ap- pvopeiation for the state normal school at'Ceda* Palls. It says the buildings haveibeeame crowded with students so thatijeackers are compelled to take up quarters In town four miles away, much to-their inrxMJvenience, and that an ad' 4itipnal'building should be erected at jai .once. T-h&g is the same old plea that " " every session of the years, and it has whatever. Why are the fcwa&Bira overcrowded? Simply because the^ate, instead (# furnishing all tbe with, nwsnaji ecbopl facilities, ~ up one college appropriated The Brooklyn Chronicle is correct: " If Senator Funk can report a liquor bill that will make the black bass of /Spirit Lake bite better than they have been doing — the Iowa side of that body of water, he the support of the sporting •fear when Jackson's ttime Sanborn Sun: The editor of THE UPPER DES MOINES is now importing wolf pelts by the dozen and at advanced rates, to fill orders contracted by him. Prof. Follansbee held revival services at Whittemoro under the auspices of the M. E. and Baptist churches of that place, the result being about forty-five converts. Mrs. H. J. Wilson started last week from Emmetsburg far a visit to her brothers in Mississippi and will go to Now Orleans to see Mardi Gras before returning. West Bend Journal: The theory that wolves can be driven to a common center and slaughtered like sheep seems to be a miserable hoax, a delusion and a snare. Port Dodge Messenger: But still the most important (?) office remains without an appointment. We wonder if J. J. Ryan's man will be as successful here as ho was in Algona. Be patient and see. Forest City Summit: Kossuth county people have had oceans of fun out of the grand circle wolf hunts that they have been having of late. The number of wolves captured from .all accounts was not very large, but the excitement incident to the chase was .good for torpid circulations. What is the matter with having a hunt in Winnebago? The Clarion Monitor suggests sohae- thing that ought to have been thought of up here: Keeler of the Herald favors a grand wolf hunt to rid the northern part of Wright county of "varmints" that are raiding hen roosts and sheep folds. Are that the wolves gate on two legs Erametsburg Democrat: Thos Lantry is now cashier of one of the Algona banks. He always gets something good T. L. Grose is now a county officer, having been appointed coroiier POSTAGE STAMPS FOOLED AWAY. Over $1-40,000 is Wasted Annually for Stnmps-They Carry Mall to the Dead Letter Office. A condensed statement made by Postmaster General Blssel shows that during the past fiscal year 7,131,027 pieces of mail matter have reached the dead letter office. This vast amount of unclaimed mail matter is classified as follows: Unclaimed letters; letters addressed to persons in the care of hotels; letters mailed to foreign countries and returned by the various postal administrations as undeliverable; letters addressed to initials or fictitious persons; domestic registered letters. Then there are a large number which once had been returned by the dead letter office to addresses contained therein, and failing of delivery, again were sent to the dead letter office for final disposition. Over a million of these letters which contained no separate inclosures or were returned to the writers, the remainder, not disclosing the addresses of the writers sufficient to warrant an effort to return them, were destroyed. In the dead letter office alone rests the authority to break the seal of a letter when other branches of the service have failed properly to dispose of it from the information contained upon the outside. The contents of letters which are laid open to the view of the employes still are regarded as sealed matter, as under the rules of the office they are forbidden to read the communications farther than is necesary to ascertain if they can be returned to the writers. It is noticeable that the American people, especially when writing to relatives or personal friends habitually fail to give their full name and postoffice address in their letters. Among the many stories of the famous winter ( of 1856-'5~, and every settlement in northern Iowa has a lot of them, none is more entertaining than thfe one which tells how Mr. Tuttle lost and found his whiskey barrel about five miles from Algonn. Two weeks ago THE UPPER DES MOINES republished some recollections by the Boone Standard editor of his ences over near Clear Lake storm which began on the first December of that winter, and mind then adding this veracious incident to tbe history of the occasion. For it was that storm, freezing many families on the bleak prairies and leaving a coating of snow which shut off nearly all travel till spring, that came near depriving one of the pioneers of his chief winter's supply. Mr. Tuttle was a tall, heavy frontiersman pretty well along in years, who in the spring of 1856 had pushed north to a little la.ke in Minnesota,, which the Indians with some sense of beauty had named pkamatnpedah, and which he succeeded in getting known as Tuttle's Lake, by which plain and unornamental title it still holds its place on the maps. After establishing his family he had gone south with his boys for winter supplies, and on the last day of November arrived with his wagons at Horace Schenck's cabin on the Black Cat. Mr. Schenck had come in June and was pretty well fixed for the winter, and with the hospitality for which his home was noted in those years, he entertained his visitors. The last day of November came on Saturday and it had been one of those beautiful fall days which in the early times sometimes came just ahead of blizzards to give an effective contrast. In the evening a light snow set in. In the morning it was snowing hard and the wind was rising. But after some discussion Mr. Tuttle had the boys start out with the wagons, in the hope that they might be able to push through and get 1 They succeeded in getting to a little northwest of Mr. home, the ravine Riebhoff's grove and there they came to a standstill, and taking their teams turned in at the John James place near by. Sunday night the storm was at its height. All day Monday and all day Tuesday it continued unabated, and though it broke away Wednesday morning no one ventured out till Thursday to look upon the heaviest coating of snow ever seen by white men in Kossuth county. As soon as they did venture out Mr. Tuttle became very anxious to discover the whereabouts of his wagons. The fact was that one of the chief items in his load of supplies was a ban-el of whiskey, and while nothing but virtues should bo credited to the pioneers, the fact was that Mr Tuttle enjoyed a little something before breakfast to begin the day on. And so the boys made haste to visit the up a handsled for the relief party that was organized at once. But by day break everything was ready and John Jamos, John Callendar, Peter Riebhoff, and Geo. Tuttle, who was still there, had started to face the bitter northwest wind that was blowing. As they started Mrs. Schenck suggested that another party ought to go from the river, about three miles east, and on her suggestion Mr. Schenck walked across to where Daniel Rice's place is and got Wm. Camel and W. H. Ingham to set out. They expected to soon overhaul the first party with the provisions and so with a light breakfast they took their guns, and went empty handed. Both froze their faces in the terriable cold of the open prairies, but about 2 o'clock sighted the sleigh cover, and a little later aroused the one occupant who was not insensible. This was Mrs Johnson, and when she realized that help had come all the vigor that had left her benumbed limbs centered in her lungs and she yelled "The men have come, the men have come," till it seemed she was insane. None of the party could move a muscle, and the men had to drug them as they would dead animals to the fire they quickly kindled on the river bank under shelter of the bluff. When they had them down they brought the sleigh cover and made a tent and put them in to thaw out, and as it was then getting dark and as they had the healthy well regulated appetites of frontiersmen they began to wonder why the provision party did not arrive. The evening grew into night and the night waned and as the two sat up to pile wood on the fire they had plenty of opportunity to speculate on what the provision sled really contained and when they were likely to see it, for no signs of it or the party made their appearance. Towards morning they began firing in the hope of reaching the other p,arty, and by putting in heavy charges in both barrels of their guns and running down extra wads, and: firing into healthy' young trees they were able to make a noise that would wake the dead. But it was well on in the forenoon before any response was received. Then a gun off to the east told that they had been heard, and shortly after John James, came up. Prom him it was learned that the other party had drifted before the wind and struck the river near where Bancroft now is at nightfall, and sheltering themselves as best they could had nearly frozen before morning. At daybreak they had nearly agreed to return at once, but James had decided to make another effort and so had'heard the firing. He went back for the provisions and about noon arrived with the sled. Dinner over the oxen were yoked and the toilsome journey begun. By night the party hud come to the ash grove on This fact alone will explain why a large proportion of letters sent to the dead letter office fail of restoration to their writers and necessarily are destroyed. BETWEEN KOSSUTH AND OLAY. ravine where they had left the loads only to find that the snow had filled it nearly full, and that no trace of wagons was to be discovered. But the thought of allowing that barrel of good cheer to lie buried all winter was altogether too painful to the old gentleman t'o be considered for an instant, and so the the river west of Bancroft, where they camped. , The next day at noon they arrived at Mr. Schenck's cabin and the happy family were reunited and cared for. Gratitude is expressed in a great many ways and Mrs. Johnson was not wanting in ingenuity although not possessed of worldly goods. One of her little flock was a baby yet unnamed, and if he is now alive he goes as Wm. Harvey Johnson in memory of that occasion. a row the postoffice ap- over there has developed: ingenuity of the settlement was brought to bear on the problem of getting at it. Finally by cutting poles and pushing through the snow the wagons were located. As soon as they were a well was dug directly over the barrel, and during the rest of that long winter the well was kept open. Succeeding snows increased its depth until finally a ladder was used to get in it, which was a sort of temperance measure in its way, for it was not safe to be in a condition A Democratic View of the Situation as It Affects the Succession to Judge Carr. The Emmetsburg Democrat discusses the judgeship matter and says: Of course, as Judge Carr has not made any definite announcement about the matter, his retirement is as yet only a matter of speculation. When he does so, it will be time enough for our neighbors to take up the matter for serious consideration. While Palo Alto hasi Bn nu, tn „ i« i * ' ~ ~ °~ —""s" -"« an abundance of good material from f a °n nt0 af ° ad ?. d WQ ^ on ' but this story which to make a selection, it is not v«,3 esti ° nably accu ™te, as our most from this county The TutUes^n"erad™*!' ully . te8tif ^ a show m thereon-1 able Jo ^X™ J?lm\l?™i old" not to be able to climb out of the well ^lAY H m - 6 £ ur . ins thttt wintojl . and whether this be imagination or fact is some question, but it is generally believed that the ladder got to be verv long before spring. J It may seem like romancing to seriously assert that a ladder was ever used in this section to aro thrnntrh PBITIT OF THE SPOILS SYSTEM. Nothing But Scandals and Heart- Burnings and Contentions Attend Making Office a Party Perquisite. The following dispatch from Emmetsburg to the Minneapolis Journal shows vhat kind of lointment 'EMMETSBURG, Iowa, Feb. 2.—The postoffice fight which ended in W. I. Branagan receiving, the appointment three weeks ago culminated yesterday in'P. F. Keenan filing an affidavit with the department at Washington charging Brannagan with obtaining the appointment by forged indorsements and the corrupt use of money. It charges that Branagan paid Jim Taylor, committeeman of Algona, $200 for his sup- nm<t. A Intfm. !„ ...iii_ ii_ _ «, , .. r likely vention. M. H, Richards, who is clerk of the senate committee on liquor at the adjourned session of the board ....The Beethoven Symphony club played at Estherville Saturday night and at Algona Monday evening. The Clarion Monitor says of Bowman's sentence to two years for forgery; While there may be ground for doubt- one county. Judge Thomas being a resident of the south part of the district candidates from that section are not apt to be very strong in the convention. The Fourteenth judicial district com prises Dickinson, Emmet, Kossuth Palo Alto, Clay, Buena Vista, Pocahontas, and Humboldt counties, latter two counties are in the south tier and neither has a republican attorney of recognized prominence, although both may have several of industry and fair capacity. Dickinson was honored in the selection of the last Rescuing the Johnsons. There are a great many interesting reminiscences of ' - O 1 -*•—«« j.ui *HO QUU™ letter is with the affidavit in 'anagan offers to pay Keenan a month for a. year to release his obligation. Keenan was Branagan^ right bower and was to be deputy postmaster. Keenan also charges burelarv and other crimes. Branagan's Bonds were forwarded, but a commission withheld the latter. He denies all the charges and threatens a libel suit Local democrats are almost unanimously opposed to Branagan. The feeling is very strong." Keonan, who makes tli'6 chftt'gea, has in& pork pack?'. :.< jHwd" inflammatory a efain'st BNtnnagan's opponent ">**Mn Washington, and „ to neutralize the effect Taylor says the charges tlvrought)ut." a ^e l fsTn °favor oPproaE cuting Keenan for criminal libel Mr ' Brannagan in his paper also denies, them and intimates that a legal test will be made. The charges certain!? should land Keenan in the penitentiary if he cannot anhafanttnt^ *i ««"^ that: which — ^ — ————•»— V IT ••••*.*w* • i^itAvt. a\f itkl ao we have heard expression, the opinion conceded to the saloon will be of necessity hVde * thedsentence was no tn0i ' e and not of choice. Assured of a reasonable degree of enforcement and the approval of constituents, this legislature, it appears to me, would vote to leave the present law unchanged." —.reminiscences of that winter and O f S 11 * cannot both M*Taylo7 B and T h e that storm that might be given One Br annagan's friends fully believe - was recalled by Mr. Schenck as he told v^TT**?^ W4MI wmiD » A ™. some of the details of the Tuttle visit, the fSllowi^de^tah 14 / J °- Ml had that is familiar to all early settlers. It ton: The reason tor the was of the rescue of the Johnson family J 116 name of Brannagan, '"" the early spring. The John-1 • a * a< ^ * or Postma_ster at settled id the netehbnrhnn* I R. S anl e "l e t p f d .^ n Profound mystery! ^ a V he endorsement of the- Tenth district, as well for the- Lake, but the long too much for them and they T ... ™. i had de °Wed to leave for a milder qh K!? tMn £TUem Down Easy. climate. There were the fatheTand TheC.&N.W, water tank at Dakota L 0 if *l* * , N ° ye8 ' who P^her and five children and thev m t Ltvmuiffht fli.An.nii v,,,,,,,^ £,..._ «:;„: I has been a candidate for the offlno nf lout for t.h« ««„*>, ,„)*£ „" ---team as the o t •*• "••—• •— • —•• •» • f»* »f WVWA wut^n. c|iv 9~flfm\fvOi City caught fire and burned down Hast legislature r«- The Cedar Rapi4s Republican CttllsonepfQeo. O. Prentice's witticism* and applies U to the present discussion of liquor legislation in Iowa, prentice in abolition days said everybody had the negro question on the brain, bwt no one bad any m - .. - -, ----- ----- - -,-..- — v, . . . L , Tuesday evening. There are mtwy ftfte fish commissioner, causes given as to the origi tbe office received of put for the south with an ox ' one a '•Tuesday mo rning . O n the Friday nih f Compromises and Des Moines CaniUP T, mo umiiy i --™T- -•.-.» »»>U>U>O(»VUDI, louotreu a,I ~.—~. T*. ••*»•• M««B. v-»u me rrlui -,., 0 .noftheftre. fetterfrom,GOV .Jackson Sundaystating"'^ following Mr. Johnson arrived oh I dawnin? on ^ *w~ " *'-«uuaj Onepersonsaidtheywere burning off | that^hadje^^ Schenck's cabin wi?h 1™ \ T™* ~ "V?**" that there |» br§ia on tbe negro questfcp. * the snow about the depot, and the fire the seventeen other candidates for the l? 1 ^'" 1 tale - The snow had been so D ° way to got beyond control. Another said *6e P°8«ion. The lucky appointee was ? ee P tha t his oxen could not get through Promise of recent thaw caused a contraction of I?"* named, but the goyernpr stated'**-• he had been comoelled to thi-nor ^,flth fi iin,,n n the ice and caused spontaneous com- that he made this early bwstion. However, when a water tank ~~ tl " i "" burns down in Humboldt county it is a cold day. honestly carrv e platform of utuol out yea* on '- ^ore the tlmperance SSSr^ - wS »I^BI(|:«}itbearg y , Irlenjs^ta lo^ UntavJtattontQ^te before tbe m- ffiruct JSKTJff 1 , ^ h » d ' he ^W^X^ The aAtlM ThieVwenSfSswfenfulllarders of 0 on^" couldb Wintof mA ?f f '>"