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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Little Falls weekly transcript. — 28 December 1894

TROUBLE OVER. Militia Ordered to Quitman, Ca., to Put Down Riots Find Peace Restored. LEADERS TO BE PUNISHED. Citizens of the County Will Do Their Best to Bring Them to Justice. QUITMAN, Ga., Dac. 26.—The tfouble in Brooks county is over. The Val­ dosta Yidettes were ordered here Mon­ day night by the governor. Captain Cafferty, Lieutenant Staten, Lieuten­ ant Peoples, Dr. Basj and Sheriff Thrasher at onee visited the scene of the trouble. They found peace restored and the citizens assured them that there would be no more trouble and they came back to Quitman about 2 o'clock and the Valdosta Videttes left on the afternoon train for Valdosta. The negroes were killed because they Were supposed to know the 'where­ abouts of Waverly Pike, whose crime was the original incentive to lawless­ ness. Good citizens of the county will do their utmost to bring to justice the men who are responsible for the trouble. Blacks Were Lawless. The northern portion of Brooks, portions of Worth, Berrien a...

Publication Title: Little Falls Weekly Transcript
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Minnesota, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Little Falls weekly transcript. — 28 December 1894

u. 3 4Av, ti v. ip.1 lilOTII PIKE LMDS. State Investigating Committee Re­ ports Wbat It Learned to Gov. Nelson. THERE WAS MUCH AMISS According to Their View of. risti- mony—Their RecommenO tions. ST. PAUL, Dec. 32.—The report of the pine land investigation committee has been filed with Governor Nelson. It is an exhaustive document, covering some 200 typewritten pages and embraces 16 chap­ ters, treating of the following subjects: 1. Sale of stumpage. 2. Sale of hardwood stumpage. 3. Mineral leases. 4. Approval of estimates and appraisals. 6. Duties of surveyors general. 6. State scalers. 7. State auditor's office. 8. Estimates and appraisals. 9. Estimators and appraisers. 10. State treasurer. 11. Stumpage thieves. 12. Matthew Clark's relation to state auditor's office. 13. Frauds who is responsible. 14. Work of the committee. Its results. 15. Financial statement. 16. Recommendations. The vital features of the report are here with given: CHAPTER X. Sale of Stumpage. The first chapter...

Publication Title: Little Falls Weekly Transcript
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Minnesota, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Little Falls weekly transcript. — 28 December 1894

GOTHAM IN IT. Traffic Nearly Prostrated by a Severe Storm of Wind and Snow. SHIPPING SUFFERS SEVERELY. Heavy Snowfall Reported From All Over the East and South. NEW YORK, Deo. 27.—At 5. p. m. snow commenced to fall, the wind then blowing a gale from the northeast. The velocity of the wind increased until at midnight a hurricane was blowing, with the snow falling thickly. The North a"d East rivers were wrapped in a cloud of the driving 6now and objects vrere invisible on the water at a distance of not more than a few yards. The various ferryboats had considerable difficulty in making their piers, but no casualties are re­ ported. From an early hour the snow plows on the Broadway and Third avenue cable lines were at work and kept the tracks fairly clear. The traffio on Broadway was not interrupted, but the drifts caused a block on the Third ave­ nue road. The shipping in the East river received the brunt of the storm, but no accidents are reported. The elevated roads were kept clear w...

Publication Title: Little Falls Weekly Transcript
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Minnesota, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Little Falls weekly transcript. — 28 December 1894

.IJK .'* i.c/.- .-• ,4'^i'iV^twi^ii^5'\^i\A^i4kfi $ *•*, *, I. 1 4e-'f: 4V, isV^j (TTIE FALLS TRANSCRIPT BY THE TRANSCRIPT PCB. CO. PUBU6HED EVESY FftlOAY. SUBSCRIPTIONS O jruar •nmuDtuit Tittw mont)U»nu»» 4 nVKHTIBING ^ATBS LOW. W ...~ «... ..... 40 I N N ADVERTISING BATES. WEEKLY TRANSCRIPT. trofeHsionttl Cards, per y'r $5.00 I inch, one year o-W 'J inches, oneyea'* 10-oJJ 8 inches, one year J5.0U 4 Inches, one yea* 1N.OO 5 inches, one year -1-00 l( inches, one year...... 30.00 inches, one year.. ..60.(HJ 40 inches, jne year 100.00 Heading Notices, single insertion "iOc per line more than one Insertion, 5c per line each insertion. The address of the Minnesota Democratic association in tavor of free trade, and declaring that on that issue must future Democratic campaigns be conducted, makes many Democrats very tired. It seems rather hard to place Dem­ ocracy in any worse 'position than it is now, but if the advice of the Minnesota association is followed it will come as near damagi...

Publication Title: Little Falls Weekly Transcript
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Minnesota, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Little Falls weekly transcript. — 28 December 1894

JOB PRINTIMC THE TttASSbBlFT JOB Dim S NOW SUPPLIED WITH NEW MATERIAL TBOUGHOUT. MEAT, CHEAP AND RAPID. WISCONSIN CENTRAL LINES (Northern Pacific R. Co., Lessee.) LATEST TI3M13 OABD. Two Through Trainf Dally. 2:45pm *:25pm 6:25pm 7:15pm 4:05pm 7:15pm 10:05am LvM inapt Is. Ar i.v.St. Paul..Ar l„v.Duluth....Ar Lv.Ashland..Ar Ar.Chicago...Lv 7:15am 8:40am 8:t0am U:10am 8:15am 5:00pm 4:20pm 8:40pm 10:40pm Tickets sold and baggnge checked through to points in the United Staiiee and Canada. Close connections made in Chicago with all rains going East and South. for full information apply to your nearest agout or JA8. C. POND, San. Pin. «rd Jkt Agt, Miliuaukn,Vil» Passsenger Train Time Table. WEPT BOUND. So. 1 Pacific Mail 8:07 p. m. No. 5 Fargo Passenger 1:20 p. m. No. 7 Dakota Express 12:07 a. m. No. 57 Staples Accommodation 8:45 p. m. No. 11 Brainerd 8:80 p. m. No. 101 Morris 8:80 a. m. EAST BOUND. tfb. 2 Atlantic Mai 2:45 a.m. No. 6 St. Paul Mall 1.55 p. ia No. 8 8t. Paul Express 3:25 a...

Publication Title: Little Falls Weekly Transcript
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Minnesota, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Little Falls weekly transcript. — 28 December 1894

.! 8 IV W P1 Pf\ tti' fe'j. 1 w$m Il!st^^tf% DEATH TO FOUR E \wiw! »V4V HorriSle Tragedy as a Result Drink Reported From Wlnooskl, Vt. W$ mk Mv !i*f KILLED WIFE AND TWO SONS. Four Remalnihg Children Ab­ sent at the Time and Their Lives Saved. BUBUNGT^J#, Vt., Deo. 37.—William 8. Whitman of Winooski, a manufac­ turing suburb of this city, shot and killed his wife and two boys at 9 p. m. and then shot himself, dying instantly. Whitman is said to have been of in* temperate habits, on account of which his wife separated from him and re­ cently obtained a divorce. When he called at the house he expressed a de­ sire to say goodbye to the ohildren, of whom there were six. On being ad­ mitted for this purpose, he had some words with Mrs. Whitman, and, sud­ denly producing a pistol, he shot her and afterward the only two children present, boys, aged IS and 15 years re­ spectively. He then proceeded up sta rs and committed suicide. Mrs. Whitman is said to have been an esti­ mable woman by tho...

Publication Title: Little Falls Weekly Transcript
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Minnesota, United States
Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Little Falls weekly transcript. — 28 December 1894

The Xctt of Gangof Royalton Tough* Deserve Prompt Punishment. Mat Newman and Hla Wife Suffering From the Effect* of the Attack on Them. Hotel Rivalry and a High Board Fence C«u*e« the Trouble- Two Arrests. The hard feeling nud quarreling between Lundlord Henry Hammond, of the Merchants hotel, and Land­ lord Mat Neuman, of the Commer­ cial hotel in the „8aroe village, have been so well known in Royalton, that the enormity of the outrageous attack on Neuman and his wife last Friday evening was sloiy in making an impression on the people of that village. Neuman and" his wife heafd a crowd of men destroying their fence on Friday night, and when they went out to stop it, they were taken, prisoners by the gang, and gagged, pounded and roughly handled and kept out in the cold night air with searcjely any clothing on for about au hour. The Newmans are both confined to their beds, aud their con­ dition is serious. INTENSE RIVALRY. In nearly all business lines in Roy­ alton there is au intens...

Publication Title: Little Falls Weekly Transcript
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Minnesota, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Little Falls weekly transcript. — 28 December 1894

M'l FREE TRADE EDITORS 8TAQGERED THE ELECTIONS. Jfow Tbej Am on a Still Bant For It*- «HN and Blame the Curt-ency—It Uaed to So Protection and the Silver Lv Collecting Scatterbralns. When the result of the elections of Kov. 6 was first made known, the or­ gans of free trade and foreign interests .that are published in this country were so completely staggered by the death blow given to the cause they espouse that it took them a good many days be fore they could invent some exosse for the defeat. The hidebound free trade editors cling to their idol with as much vigor as the paralytic stroke from which they are suffering a recovery will permit. It took the New York Herald two weeks to collect its scatterbrains, and here ie the result: "The more the elections are studied tfce more apparent it becomes that the oiflftrwhclming blow vas directed by voters not against Mr. Cleveland, not against his aggressive tariff reform pol­ icy, but against the elements of his par­ ty which deserted th...

Publication Title: Little Falls Weekly Transcript
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Minnesota, United States
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Little Falls weekly transcript. — 28 December 1894

•MIw$aL v?i« Mn- I py '4 it to THE CITY'S CREDIT The JMlatter oft he City'® Credit, and the Effort® to Injure it, Considered toy'the Council JLaoit Even* infl. Van Praag, the Correspondent Say® that Klynn Told Him of Trebby'• "Good Item", and That Trebby Telephoned It to the Telegraph Office artd It Was,Sent In Va»* Praag'® Name. Last evening at the council* meet­ ing it was brought to the attention Of the body that the statements about certain city bonds sent out from Little Falls had .been against the interests of the city,and an effort was made to correct the evil. A communication was shown from Mason. Lewis & Co., of Chicago,who have purchased many local bonds, inquiring intb the particulars of the alleged decision of the supreme court invalidating certain city bonds", and also asking if the city had started on an era of repudiation. The local agent of the firm wrote a,letter to the mayor suggesting that some .public action be'taken to deny the report that the city had repud...

Publication Title: Little Falls Weekly Transcript
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Minnesota, United States
Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Little Falls weekly transcript. — 28 December 1894

4 I SK* ieA ft I 4" S v„ AWW VM 0 kfiiL (CABLES B. LEWIS M. QUAD). [CopyrJRhl/1894, by Charles 1^. iicwtp.] At noon on the 17tlx day of October, in the yeaf 31849, an observation takeu "land pf Amsterdam and, very near the 000 milps away., So far as the chart of today shows, the nearest land is tlao Ordered the watch on deck to make it eight bells, or high noon. The, brig was headed for the south, b?ing homeward vis left his cabin to'cum the eyes of the W HE WAS VKHY MUCH DISTURBED. same distanoe to a mile from the spot distance they hecamrfearful of the law where Captain Davis ogled the sun and bound from Sumatra, and the obseryar 1 tion had not yet been recorded in the Ibgbookwheri the cry of "Land, bof" I fa&a sailor who had discovered land 000 /pavjg miles distant, but to his amazement his own eyes beheld an island dead ahead and only a few miles away. He ordered uail reduced and hurried below to over­ haul his reckoning arid discover the er­ ror by which he had brought the ...

Publication Title: Little Falls Weekly Transcript
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Minnesota, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Little Falls weekly transcript. — 4 January 1895

A Ait A -i UA vol. !Liy$ 1 iytel fa five Page 2n: BIG HOTELGONE Famous Delevar* House at Albany, N. Y., Totally De­ stroyed by Fire. THE LOSS IS HALF A MILLION. Several Persons Fatally In­ jured by Leaping From the Windows. ALBANY, N. Y„ Dec. 31.—The candi­ dacy of the several men for speaker- of the assembly raised a s^rtling bap* tism of fire here, for the Delavan House, that famous hostelry known frpm Maine to California, the Mecca of politicians and the. center of all big state political extents for 40 years, was completely destroyed. Fire is not an uncommon visitor, bat fire such as this has seldom been seen. It was 8:30 and the political headquarters of both Mr. Fish and Mr. Malby were filled with politicians and newspaper men. State Factory Inspector Connolly, who had been in the lobby with a number of people, started to come up the elevator. He remarked That Re Smelted Smoke and suggested an investigation.. Be­ fore it could be begun there were cries of fire from different p...

Publication Title: Little Falls Weekly Transcript
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Minnesota, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Little Falls weekly transcript. — 4 January 1895

WOMEN IN THE FIELD DAUGHTERS OP ITALY HUSKING CORN IN CONNECTICUT THIS YEAR. Tbty Work 'ten Shares," Their Sh»M B« lag tho Haska—Old Tim* Husking on Ihiwi Many of America'* Pioneer Woop- Mi'Used to Do Outdoor Work. The women have taken to basking Corn in Conneotiont. And, moreover, they work for wages that are simply scandal ous in the view of the hired men. The women work on eharei, in fact, their share being the hnsksi Of course they are not American born, nor yet Irish. English, Swedish or German. They are —why, of course—"Eyetalians." Who bat the daughters of sonny Italy would consent to labor all day long in the A HOME ON THEIR HEADS. fields, in the ofttimes biting air of the fall, for the busks of the corn they could denude in that time of its outer cover­ ing? Of coarse these women think they are getting good pay for their work, else they wouldn't do it at the prioe, but to the farmer and the hired man, whose places they have usurped in the corn­ field, it looks as if they we...

Publication Title: Little Falls Weekly Transcript
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Minnesota, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Little Falls weekly transcript. — 4 January 1895

Defaulting' Treasurer of Holt County, Neb., Captured and Lynched. .. MASKED MEN DID THE DEED. His Carriage Horses Killed and a Lady in His Party Wounded. ST. LOUIS, Jan. 2.—A special to THE Republio from O'Neill, Neb., says: Tho defaulting treasurer of Holt county, Barrett Scott, is supposed to have been hanged by a mob. He was captured about midnight in a lonely part of the county., north of this city. He was returning with his wife, baoy, hired man, John Schmidt, and a Miss McWharter from a trip to relatives about 13 mile? from O'Neill, when six masked men sprang from the roadside, where they had been conoealed, and, covering the carriage with Winches­ ters, ordered Seott to surrender. Scott seized the reins and attempted to drive over the men. The masked men then Fired Into the Carriage, shooting Scott in the neok and wound* ing Miss McWharter, though not seri­ ously. The first party was then joined by a larger force, which had been placed across the road further on to in­ tercep...

Publication Title: Little Falls Weekly Transcript
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Minnesota, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Little Falls weekly transcript. — 4 January 1895

I Ip Tom-ONE DIE. Awful Hdtocauat at a Chrlat ma# 1ra« Gathering at VA 8Uver Lake, Or.: rJgisy L. iv tAMP EXT10SI0N THE CAUSE. Marry of the Victims Trampled to Death In the Fight for Existence. KALAMATH FALLS, Or., Dec. 29.— News has jmst reached here that' a most horrible holocaust occurred at Sil­ ver Lake, Lake county, Or., on Christ* mas eve, in .which 41 persons were burned to death and 16 badly injured, of whom will die. A large crowd bad assembled in Chrisman Bros.' hall to attend a ^Christmas tree festival. While the festivities were at their height someone climbed on a bench, !rom which, point he expeoted to get a better view of what was going on. In doing so his head struck a lamp hang­ ing from the «eiling, overturning it. the oil immediately caught fire, and* everything in the room being dry and 9t an imflammable nature, the room Soon Wu Hui ot Flame*. Borne one shouted: "Shut the door ftnd keep' quiet itcan be put out." By this time the confusion was 'so great that peop...

Publication Title: Little Falls Weekly Transcript
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Minnesota, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Little Falls weekly transcript. — 4 January 1895

& fc O 4 5 Mti No tive Page i„ Tfe4t Bankers Asked f9r Car llsle's Removal. MORGAN EMPHATICALLY DENIES Sensational Special to a Chi­ cago Paper Conclusive­ ly Punctured. WASHINGTON, Jan. 3.—The report that J. Pierrepont Morgan has called on President Cleveland to urge the re­ moval of Secretary Carlisle from the cabinet is emphatically denied in offi­ cial circles and by the very best au­ thority. It is stated in most decisive terms that the president has not seen Mr. Morgan for more than a year. The report, as it was telegraphed to the Chicago Daily News, was as fol­ io vs: Leading New York bankers have made a formal demand on the president for the removal of Secretary Carlisle. The request was made Monday by J. Pierpont Morgan, who came on from New York for .that purpose. Mr. Morgan, whose name is familiar In financial ciroles in the country, was the ohief factor in the late syndicate whi«h took the last issue or bonds. There have been many informal de­ mands for Secretary Car...

Publication Title: Little Falls Weekly Transcript
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Minnesota, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Little Falls weekly transcript. — 4 January 1895

bw\k ffe a: $* raw UY THB TBAJWOEIPT PUB. •Corf PPBLI*H«P EVBrgBIDAT. ^. suB3cRiirr 6M| Jf iboa'ywr.'UlM. IISMvlXM TtlWMMtbl^. ~ADV*I»TI8ING BAfU LOW. V$V?* iimimMimw MINN 1 W AftVERTISIKG RATES. WKEELT TRANSCRIPT. Professional Cards, per y'r $6.00 1 inch, one year 6.00 2 inches, one year 10.50 8 Inches, one year..., J5.00 4 inches, one yea* 18.00 5 inches, one year........ 21.00 1C inches, one year 86.00 to inches, one year. v.60.00 40 inches, jne year, 100.00 Reading Notices, single insertion 10c per line more than one insertion, 5c per line each insertion. DAILY AN1 WEEKLY TRANSCRIPT. ProlessiOBal Cards fl»25 1 inch, one month 1-75 2 'nche«, one month o'Jo 8 inches, one month 4.50 4 inches, one month.. 5.2» 6 Inches, one month ..6.00 10 inches, one month 10.50 90 Inches, one month 18 00 40 inches, one month 32.00 DAILY TRANSCRIPT. Piofesslonai Caids, 1 month $1.«0 1 inch, one month 1-50 2 inches, one month, ... ...... 2.75 8 inches, oiie month 3.50 4 inches, one month, 4.25 5 inc...

Publication Title: Little Falls Weekly Transcript
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Minnesota, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Little Falls weekly transcript. — 4 January 1895

Jrm Or 'OF 1 Htb r-.f fU ctive Page «r THE TRAIMPT JOB OFFUH S NOW SUPPLIED WITH NEW MATERIAL TROUGHOUT. HEAT, CHEAP AND ttAPID. flSCONSIH CENTRAL LINES (Northern Pacific ft. Co., Leu**.) r. AnTHiBtp rrr^rst CARD. Two Tknifk Tratms Dillj. 3:46pm ':25pm 6:25pm 7:16pm 4:05pm 7:15pm 10:06am LyMlnaptla. kr Lv.St. PaUl..Ar L,y.Duluth....Ar Lv. Ashland.. 7:15am H. B. Sutton, the pedestrian, who is walking from Chicago to Tacoma, arrived In the city Friday via the Northern Pacific right of way, and expects to leave for Staples to­ morrow. It is a rather disagreeable time of year to undertake a task of this kind, but Mr. Sutton is evidently equal to it. John Buskirk, tie inspector for the N.P. company, is here ^.®* '"f Satuoday [to Mike Yaank and .. •'™s 8:40am 8:«0am 11:10am 8:15am 6:00pm 4:20pm 8:40pm Ar Ar. Chicago. ..Lv 10:40pm Tickets sold and baggnge checked through to points In the United States and Canada. Close connections made In Chicago wltn an rains going East and Sonth. For lul...

Publication Title: Little Falls Weekly Transcript
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Minnesota, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Little Falls weekly transcript. — 4 January 1895

m* I 1j! :*». ti ,• «& i/i *. "y» :O', '\f- WJi TiUESESAEETJDLR^ jw^wS^SS^fe*^^5" ft'' '1 HO&ieONOMV.. '"V^fas'ik... •MrtaV.Xf tfc*OT4W•* K* MOMJT Bpufi 411 H«»« l*»d «M Iadiutr/ gugwi. Vt j&rt Ko one would ever think of oonnect- 'lag the profession of mining with tb« ij tariff. Yet it is an unprotected industry ?fhat has already suffered so much from $ Vie evil effects of the present tariff that jdmoittu a woman, for I am now con­ sidering the woman' nurses, tbey are all very pronounced in theirj^dennncia tion of a policy that baa affected them so seriously. Mind yon, they are not grtmibiiEg' a'j'cxtf. the condition of affairs as brought abotft by a Democratic con gress, for they have no politios and know co such creed as protection. But what they are dissatisfied with is tbe fact, and not theory, that there is no employment for them today as there should be at this season of the year, and tbe outlook of a dull winter is not encouraging. In a college I have in mind that...

Publication Title: Little Falls Weekly Transcript
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Minnesota, United States
Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Little Falls weekly transcript. — 4 January 1895

ffl u*A 1 V. tf. J) $ A Tv'il 4 k* LONG DWTHNCK HOM, i- Little Vails to Have Connection Wltb Inttcra and Western Points Tli|* Year. Capt. C. P. Walnman, of Minneap­ olis, superintendent of the North­ western Telephone Exchange com­ pany, recently said to a reporter at Fargo: "It is desired that we ex­ tend our line to Orand Forks in the spring. We have a long distance line to St. Cloud and will extend it to Little Falls, and in timeto Fargo. Our line south from Minneapolis ana St. Paul will connect us with Chi­ cago, so we will have along distance phone cleajr through, I hope, next year." Will Close Sunday. The butchers of this city held a meeting on New Year's day and decided to clos« their meat markets on Sunday from January (Jth to April 1st. Heretofore they were obliged to keep open on Sunday forenoon and deliver »goods in th'e morning. They think that during the c«ld weather their customers can give their .orders on Saturday. A notice will be found in another column. Gone to Re...

Publication Title: Little Falls Weekly Transcript
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Minnesota, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Little Falls weekly transcript. — 4 January 1895

V' if F* fo fottadfiffi^ag*^ Jfo. H4|, presents 8§me inteteitinifiVfctaai to ihf piioe tf Mrm prafoott for lj^4 iW comparison wBh the jean immediately prtiseding. The comparison strikes moat forcibly in the two staples of wheat and ootton. The average price of wheat in the country Dec. 1 was 49.8 oenta a bushel, the lowest in 28 yews. It is ac­ tually 82. & cents per bnshel less than the average price from 1880 to 1890. For the four years beginning Jan. 1, 1890, the average price was 71.9 oents a bushel. And yet in the face of this de­ pression, in face of the fact that wheat is now being fed to domestic animals because of its cheapness all over the country, farmers have planted a larger acreage of winter wheat than ever this past fall. Three per cent more acres have been sown to winter wheat than were planted in the fall of 18U3. It is bard to see what our agriculturists aie thinking of. As to cotton, tho average plantation price of cotton on Dec. 1 was 4.D cents a pound, the l...

Publication Title: Little Falls Weekly Transcript
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