Tho Northern Pacific Kailroad Company have sold to Lord Gordon, a Scottish noblcraun, and Mr. Forbes, a capitalist of Boston, a líirgo tract of their best prairie land on the line of their road, about on e hundred and eighty milca west of DuSiHi. Includcdin the sale is the town site of lioomisat tbc Polican Rapids, where it i proposed to huild np a nnmufucturing iown. lt is tho purposo of the gentlemen -who have made this purchase to bring out a large aumbor of Scotch settlers and found a model coluny- ngricultural and manu faeturing - provided with the most ünprovcd nia'hinery, steunt plows, etc. A large breadth ol land is broken up. Houses, saiv and grist milis aro now in the course of erection, bo that when tho settlers urrive in the spring they can go to work at onoo without being subjectcd te the usual inoonveniencos of a beginning m the wililonifss.