GALENA DAILY GAZETTE
OLD SERIES---VOL. XVI, NO. 168
NEW SERIES---VOL. I, NO. 49
Monday morning, April 11, 1864
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PEN AND SCISSORS
--"The House Committee on Public Lands have decided to report the bill extending the privbileges of the Homestead act to the insurrectionary States, giving soldiers and sailors pribilege to enter upon such lands."
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"THE UNDERSIGNED, TEAMSTERS and Draymen of the city of Galena, do hereby establish the following scale of prices at which we will hereafter work viz:
For all double teams, with one man, per day $4.00
For loading each car with grain (ready sacked at Warehouse or store, from which we take it, and put in the wagon by the owners) per car-load (this includes Draymen) $2.50
For hauling (with double team) all loads around the lower town, (not including Bluffs or Hills, per load .50
For hauling (with double team) on Bluffs & Hills, per load .75
For hauling (with double team, or single horse and dray), each pig of lead .01
For hauling cord-wood, with double team on bluffs and hills, per cord .75
For hauling cord-wood around lower town, per cord .50
For each dray load from Franklin St. to Gear St. and opposite these streets in East Galena, including loads to Depot, per load .25
Outside of the above boundries and within the corporation .30
The above scale is not to include work done outside of the old corporation; and to the above scale of prices we do each of us respectively bind ourselves under the penalty of twenty (20) dollars, to be sued for in the name of any one of the undersigned, before any Justice of the Peace in the city of Galena, and the proceeds when collected to be paid into the hands of our Treasurer, hereafter to be appointed by the undersigned each and every one of us hereby waiving all and every technical or legal objection which may be made to the manner of sueing for and collecting said penalty, and binding ourselves in consideration of the mutual advantage to be gained by each of us in this aggrement, to pay said penalty upon any neglect or refusal to comply with the foregoing scale of prices; this to be binding on us only in the event that all teamsters and draymen in the city of Galena join in signing this and comply with its terms:
A. S. MILLER
MAHONY & ROCHFORD
MEYER & HABICH
D. B. DESMOND
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"On the hill, in this city, a large Brass Door key, which the owner will find at this office."
"In this city, a large Pocket-book containing money and notes. The owner can have the same by calling at this office and paying charges."
"Our former partner, Mr. George K. SHAW, has again become editor and proprietor of the Platteville Witness. Shaw is a good writer, We wish him success."
"The summer term of the public schools of this city commences to-day.-It is highly important that all pupils should be present the first week."
"The river is clear of ice up to Lake Pepin, and boats are running up to the foot of the lake."
"Major General C. C. WASHBURN, of Wisconsin, has been ordered to the temporary command of the troops of the 9th Army Corps, now assembled at Annapolis, Md."
"The Platteville Witness says that Thomas B. LOYD, tried at the last term of the Grant County Circuit Court, for the shooting of Dr. TAWNEY at Beetown last fall, and sentenced to two years imprisonment at Waupun, has been pardoned by Gov. Lewis, at the solicitation of a long list of petitioners, including nine of the twelve jurymen who sat at his trial."
"There are se eral cases of small pox in Guilford and other adjoining towns. A few cases are said to have occurred in this city. This unpleasant disease is raging a considerable extent in Ogle and Stephenson counties."
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
"The following is a full list of the Jo Daviess County Board of Supervisors elected last Tuesday." Union is normal type. Democrats is D
City of Galena--1st Ward, Peter DUFFY (D); 2d Ward, H. MARFIELD (D);
3d Ward, John HEINLEIN; 4th Ward, N. STROTT; 5th Ward, A.F. LUNING (D)
East Galena--John LORRAIN, Chris BRENDEL
West Galena--C. R. BENNETT (D), C. D. GRAY (D)
Vinegar Hill--J. E. FURLONG
Council Hill--H. S. LAIRD
Scales Mound-- S. T. NAPPER
Apple River-- E. JEWELL
Courtland--L. P. WOODWORTH
Nora--J. H. MORSE
Guilford--W. T. GEAR
Thompson--G. H. MARS
Rush--H. S. TOWNSEND
Woodbine-- T. WIER
Wards Grove--Hiram TYRRELL
Pleasant Valley--Thomas DEEDS (D)
"At the residence of the bride's father, near Elizabeth, April 7th, by Rev. G. L. WILEY. Rev. F. H. MILLER, of Cascade, Upper Iowa Conference, and Miss HITT, of Elizabeth, Ill."