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The Lumber Carrying Business

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The Albany Argm says that the business jf bringing lnmber Lrom the West now employs a million and a half of dollars capital and three thousand men. Thero are also at present 123 bargcs constantly employed, with an aggrogate capacity of 39,000 tons, custom house nicasureiiient, 9 which not far from flfty stoam barges and tugs ave engaged in towing theso, having an additional oapaoity of 0,000 tons. _____ Somo swindlers at Hastings delivered bogus telegrama to farmers purporting to come from heavy grain dealen at Detroit, to the effect that the farmer is roques ted to hold on to his wheat as the sender o the message will be along in a few day sad pay ten cents above the market prioe Domanding from two to flve dollar praphio charges" thoy did a fin business for a day or two and departec to try the game elsewhere. The Secretary of the Interior has de cided in effect that a patent has nevé been issued to HcGarrahan for the Pan oche Grand quicksilvor mino, and tha the application of the New Idria Com pany for a patent of 480 acres was de fective, and should not bo granted, as i oxeeeded the amount that could be grant ed under the act of 18G6, which limitod grant to any assooiation of persons to no more than 3,000 feet.


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Michigan Argus