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THE REVERSE, ACCORDING TO
THE SIDE YOU ARE ON.
The Legislation of Local InterestSynop
sis of ull those Approved by the Gov-
ernorList of the Salaries of City
The legislative session which closed yes
terday was no exception to the role in afford
ing a large grist of bills affecting this city
and county. Of bills of this character there
were presented this year twenty-one in all,
of which thirteen emanated in the Senate.
Nine of them had, up to 5 o'clock last even
ing, received the gubernatorial signature,
and have now legal effect. Below is ap
pended a synopsis of each of the latter:
The provision in the act of Feb. 29, 1872, au
thorizing the county of Ramsey and city of St.
Paul to issue bonds to build an alms house and
hospital, is repealed.
WEST ST. PAUL BONDS.
The city of St. Paul is authorized to issue
bonds amounting to $3,200, with interest due
thereon, being for the amount yet unpaid of
the bonds of West St. Paul, together with the
interest accrued thereon. The common coun
cil is directed to levy a tax upon the real prop
erty in West St. Paul to meet such principal
and infcesest, their payment being not otherwise
The city treasurer is authorized to abate 50
per cent, of the amount assessed upon property
by the board of public works to pay for grad
ing Sycamore and Acker streets, leading to
Oakland cemetery, and to charge the amount
BO abated to the general improvement fund and
credit the like amount to the local improve
ment fund to make up the deficit by the abate
The county superintendent is to be elected
biennially, BB other county officers are, and is
to enter upon his duties on the first Monday of
January next after his election. The incum
bent must not be a resident of St. Paul, neither
are the electors of St. Paul to take part in his
election. The present superintendent holds
over until his successor is olected.
The fee of fifty cents for mileage in summon
ing a special jury, and of twenty-five cents for
the same service in grand and petit juries, is
to be for distances "actually and necessarily
The conmon council by athree-fouvtlis vote
of the members elect, may issue bonds to the
amount of $10,000, to be expended by the
board, of public works, under the direction of
the common council, upon roads outside the
city limits. The bonds are to bear interest at
seven per cent., to be payable in New York at
such time as the common council may determ
ine. If the council does not issue the bonds,
but appropriates $10,000, or a part thereoiy a
tax levy must be made in the next general
levy to meet the sum advanced and appropri
KOAD AKOUND LAKEPHALEN.
Gen. R. W. JohnBon, H. J. Brainerd and
Henry Brandt are appointed a commission to
locate an avenue 100 feet wide around Lake
Phalen. The commissioners are to meet on
Juno 1st, 1878, at the auditor's office to be
sworn in, and are to employ the county survej
or with assistance, if necessary, who shall
make a plat by July 1st, 1878. hy which date
the appraisal of the damages is to bo filed, the
right of appeal therefrom being reserved.
SITE OFTHE FOBT SNEIJJING BRTDGE.
Rudolph Knafheider. Wm. Dawson, Wm.
Lindeke, Thomas Cochran, Jr., and Joseph
Thornton are appointed commissioners to lo
cate a site for a suspension or other bridge near
Fort Snelling, and to adopt plans and specifi
cations therefor. This act is amendatory of a
BOOEB'S AND COCHRANE'S WOODOHUCK
Clerk of board of public works $1,200
City engineer, the board of public works
to regulate additional expenses for in
dispensable assistants 2,250
Two street inspectors, each 900
City treasurer, with present legal fees,
and no other allowance whatever 2,700
City comptroller 2,200
City clerk, and present legal fees 1,750
City attorney 2,250
Market master 600
Abstract clerk....'. 3,150
Judge of probate, to pay his own clerk
Municipal judge 2,250
Clerk of municipal court 1,200
County and city assessor 4,000
County commissioners, each 100
County commissioners, each, when serv
ing on board of equalization, per day,- 3
County auditor, to pay his own clerk
County treasurer, to pay his own clerk
County attorney 1,800
The county treasurer and auditor shall re
ceive for the months of January and February,
1878, the same compensation as paid to them in
November and December, 1877. The pound
master is abolished. Any fees paid out of the
county treasury for services as bailiffs, exceed
ing $1,100, shall be deducted from the amount
due the sheriff by the county.
The act in reference to the Fort Snelling
bridge, appears elsewhere in full in connection
with the official notice of election rendered
necessary by its enactment.
[Before Judge Simons.1
Mary Monier, guardian, &c, vs
Demueles continued from yesterday,
Samuel Dearing vs. Samuel D. Lord suit for
ejectment. On trial.
[Before Judge O'Gorman.]
Estate of Hon. W. Singleton. Final account
of administrator filed.
Before Judge Flint.]
John N. Gebhardt vs. John Ortle action for
rent and for alleged damages to premises.
Tried and submitted.
Richard Smith, Michael Reilly and Edward
Eox, charged with the larceny of fruit and
cigars from the Capitol, were, on motion of the
county attorney, discharged from custody, the
evidence against them being entirely insuf
ficent for conviction. THE GLOBE, in its re
port of this case on the 5th inst., inadvertently
stated that Reilly and Fox had been "convicted
and jailed" for the offense charged. This was
an error. They were merely sent temporarily
to jail in default, for the time being, of bail
for appearance for trial, which was furnished
on the day named and we regiet that an in
justice was done them by the publication.
John Brown was sent marching on to the
tune of $3.00 and costs for drunkenness.
Patrick Nee was had up for assault and bat
tery on Michael Downey, for which he gave his
recognizance in the sum of $200 to appear on
Monday next, to which day the case was con
That Telephone Lecture.
Whether it was the name of a university
professor, or the announcement of "music
over the wires," which drew the large audience
to House of Hope church last evening, it little
matters. If the former was the attracting mag
net, never was audience doomed to greater dis
appointment, and if the latter, there must
have been anything but satisfaction. Pro
fessor L. W. Peck's lecture was a grand fail
ure, in every respect. He was not read in his
nbject he was at a loss for language to express
the few borrowed ideas he had jotted down,
and at times, his hesitating, bungling manner
of feeling his way in an unknown field, was
painful, in the extreme, to his audience, and. it
is doubtful if it would have caused any sur
prise, but a good deal of relief, if the lec
turer had collapsed almost at the outset.
Any poor student who is obliged to listen to
lectures(!) from Professor Lu W. Peek of the
State University, is entitled to the deepest
commisseration. The telephonic arrangements
and aparatus were not so complete as they
might have been, but still they were sufficiently
good to convey an idea of the principles of the
invention, had they been handled by a scien
tific man and experienced lecturer.
THE FORT 8NELLING BR1DGF.
A Memorial to Congress for Aid in the
The chamber of commerce, some time
ago, appointed a special committee on the
subject of the Fort Snelling bridge. The
committee consisted of J. W. McClung,
chairman, Jas. Smith, Jr., E. F. Drake, Wm.
Rhodes and Wm. Dawson. In accordance
therewith the following memorial has been
prepared: To the Hon. Senate and House of Represen
tatives of the United States
We are instructed by the chamber of com
merce of the city of Saint Paul, to bring to
your attention the necessity of constructing a
bridge at Fort Snelling as a matter of economy
to the general government.
We enclose official statements showing that in
time of profound peace it cost the government
about $300 per year, and during the late war
$1,500 per month, actual expenses to pay fer
riage for the want of a bridge at this point.
The government has therefore paid nearly
$100,000 for ferriage and is still paying ferriage,
with the liability to pay $100,000 more when
ever another war may occur.
The government is still in its infancy, having
barely passed its first centennial. If it lives
the usual age of a well regulated nation," it is
safe to say that it must still need its forts for
many more wars unless it is
an exception to the general rule
governing nations. We cannot expect, there
fore, that we can yet afford to beat our swords
into ploughshares and our spears into pruning
hooks and hold our forts as peace establish
ments, with no further necessity for repeating
the suicidal extravagance and folly of paying
$1,500 per month for the privilege of reaching
and using our own property.
We shall have other wars, and now in time of
peace we should be prepared for war by com
pleting Fort Snelling for it is not a complete
fort without the means of reaching it, any more
than it would be if it lacked a roof, or doors, or
windows, or any other condition necessary to
enable the United States to use it without ask
ing the privilege of an individual who owns its
The estimates of the cost of erecting an iron
bridge at Fort Snelling have varied from $120,-
000 to $160,000.
The city of St. Paul is interested in erecting
a free bridge at this point, and
would be willing to join the
government and share a reasonable
portion of the expense. On behalf of said city,
therefore, the chamber of commerce ask Con
gress to make an appropriation at least equal to
one-half the maximum estimate above stated for
the purpose of erecting a free bridge at Fort
Snelling, to be kept in repair by the city with
out expense to the government.
The United States own a large tract of land
at and near the fort which would be largely en
hanced in value by the erection of a bridge in
viting travel from 80,000 people living in St.
Paul and Minneapolis, and the hundreds of
thousands of strangers who visit the attractive
Minnehaha Falls in the immediate vicinity.
Enough of these lands might be sold after
this improvement to reimburse the government
fully for the cost of the bridge, and leave the
fort and its grounds ample for all uses of the
government and unimpaired in value, thus
exchanging what is now a useless andunproduc
tive possession for a valuable improvement,
saving in actual cost about $300 per year in
time of peace, and $18,000 per year in time of
Such an exchange of the unproductive land
for a productive improvement, would not only
pay the government in actual income every
month in the year, and thus stop the leaks,
where enough money has been lost within a few
years to build a bridge, but it would so en
hance the value of the lemaining land that its
sale would result in gains which would alone
go far towards paying for the bridge.
As time is important, we ask that this mat
ter be immediately considered on its merits,
and that such appropriation may be made as
to your honorable bodies may seem proper and
expedient. J. W. MCCLUNO,
Chairman Special Committee.
HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF DAKOTA,
OFFICE CHIEF QUARTERMASTER,
ST. PAUL, Minn., March 7, 1878.
J. W. McClung, Esq.. St. Paul, Minn.:
SIRIn reply to your inquiry 'of this date,
you are respectfully informed that, as near as
can be estimated, (the official records not being
accessible), the amount paid for ferriage of
government teams and other property, at Fort
Snelling, during the war of the rebellion, was
fifteen hundred dollars ($1,500) per month.
Yery respectfully, CHAS. H. TOMPKINS,
OFFICE OF ASSISTANT QUARTERMASTER,
FOBT SNELLING, Minn., Feb. 7,1878.
To the Chief Quartermaster Department of
Dakota, St. Paul, Minn.:
SIRI have the honor to acknowledge the
receipt of a communication from the chief
quartermaster's office, dated Feb. 6th, 1878, re
questing figures showing the gross amount paid
by the quartermaster's department at this post
during the past four years, for ferriage over
the Mississippi river at Fort Snelling. In reply,
I beg to submit the following statement:
1874 $402 25
1875 273 50
1876 242 80
1877 205 20
Gross amount in four years $1,123 75
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
A. E. KILPATRICK.
Second Lieut. 17th Infantry, A. A. Q. M.
CLOSING THE RECORD.
Conclusion of the List of Bills Passed by
THE GLOBE yesterday morning published a
vecord of all the bills passed by the Legisla
ture up to 4 a. m. The Senate remained in
session up to 5 a. m. and the house until
6:30 a. m. The following bills, twenty in
number, were all that were passed after our
report closed yesterday, and with their pub
lication the record is made up complete:
To amend general statutes relating to civil actions.
To authorize the chairman of the board of super
visors of the town of Plainview to execute deeds in
the Plainview cemetery.
Providing for the payment of $32.60 to Timothy
Corbin for military services rendered behalf of
the State in 1864.
Authorizing village of Benson to issue bonds for
the purpose of building a village hall and lock-up.
Amending section 208 of chapter 66 of general
statutes as amended by chapter 69 of general Taws of
1869 relative to trial by jury in civil actions. Ayes
61, nays 5.
To transfer the lands granted to the Duluth and
Iron Range R. R. Co. to the Duluth Winnipeg
R. R. company.
Amendming the laws of 1874 relating to the num
ber of reports of the state auditor.
Amending the act providing for the draining of
swamp marshes or wet lands. Ayes 57, nays, none.
Relating to the Soldiers' Orphan Asylum and
transferring the control of the same, with orphans,
powers and duties and property, to the University of
Minnesota. Lost, yeas 18, nays, 34.
Providing for the construction of a free bridge
across the Minnesota river at Belle Plaiue.
Changing the termof the Ramsey county District
Legalizing the action of certain judges of election
in the election district comprising Pipestone county.
Relating to cattle, horses 4c running at large in
Prohibiting fishing in lakes wholly or partly in
Ramsey county during the months of November,
December, January, February, March and April of
eachand every year..
Amending the act incorporating the village of Ben
Amending section 4 of chapter 62 of the special
laws of 1873, relating to Chisago lake.
Relating to courts in Swift county.
Relating to school districts in Le Sueur and Scott
Making copies of records in U. S. government
offices entitled to be received as evidence in the
courts of this State.
To [make certain papers in U. S. land department
matters of evidence in the register of deeds' office.
In relation to the duties of county commissioners
in connection with the public schools.
Amending chapter 22, statutes of 1875, pertaining
to the duties of commissioner of statistics.
Authorizing the attorney general to pay certain
money to the treasurerof the county of McLeod.
Another Musical Treat infStore.
At the Rive-King concert to he given at the
Opera house on the 12th, Mr. Baceelew and Miss
Abbie Whinnery will sing. Of the lady the New
York Tribune says Miss Abbie Whinnery
has a beautiful suprano voice of singular sweet
ness, an excellent method, showing clearly that
she has been trained by the best masters. She
was received with warmth and created a marked
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The Usual Boards for State Institutions Se
The dying embers of the session of the Senate
yesterday morning brightened fitfully into an
executive form, when the following appoint
ments by the Governor were confirmed:
Directors of the State Normal schoolsHon.
Thomas Armstrong, Hon. W. B. Mitchell, Hon.
O. O. Pilcher appointed March 8,1877.
State oil inspectorJames R. Hoffman ap
pointed March 1, 1877.
Board of trustees of the hospital of the in-
saneHon. Charles T. Brown, Hon. H. B.
Strait and Hon. Burr DeueL
Regent of the State universityHon. W. B.
Trustees Soldiers' Orphans homeH. G.
Hicks, Ara Barton, J. E. West, O, B. Gould.
Director Deaf, Dnmb and Blind institution
B. A. Mott.
An Immigration Item.
A short item about the rapid growth and fine
climate of Minnesota was leisurely working its
way through Eastern papers and met the eye of
a man in Blair county, Pa. He at once made
up his mind to remove to our State, and we
saw him yesterday walk into Col. Hewitt's of
fice with a letter of introduction to that gen
tleman. The family consists of father, mother,
eight sons and two daughters, all the very type
and style of people we welcome to Minnesota.
We left the father mailing facts about our
State back to Pennsylvania, and showing quite
an interest in spreading the information to
others which he had fallen upon accidentally.
That man and his family are worth more to
Minnesota than the $5,000 that the State
has just voted for immigration.
The hotels wore a solitary air last night.
March has been fruitful, BO far, in fire alarms
Large flocks of geese were feeding on Lake
Grip-sacks have risen in price under the tem
porary increased demand.
Two terribly tipsy soldiera slept off their de
bauch at the police station last night.
The man Hays, injured on the West Wiscon
sin railroad on Thursday, is progressing favor
A corn planter factory is to be shortly estab
lished in this city by P. A. Bergsma, who has
already become somewhat famous for the man
ufacture of those machines.
Tax payers who have not payed their personal
tax shonld remember that it was due February
1st. The county treasurer has an advertise
ment in THE GLOBE, which tax payers should
The engineer corps, engaged under Col. Mc
Clellan of this city, in surveying the Hudson
and River Falls railroad, has almost completed
the line over the bluff rising behind Hudson,
the most difficult part of the whole work.
"Little Mack,"William McClellanthe
short stop for the Red Cap base ball club the
past two seasons, has signed with the Chicago's
for the present season, and will leave to take
his position about the 1st of April.
There was another "arrival yesterday of re
cruits for the Seventh infantry, now stationed
in Montana. The squad consisted of eighty
men, and was sent to Fort Snelling to await for
wardalto their ultimate destination upon the
opening of Northwestern navigation.
"Have they left their seats?" was the in
quiry of a clerk in the secretary of State's
office yesterday, as the sergeant-at-arms de
posited in the care of the official a homoepathic
parcel of "all that was left" in one of the
The retrenches of the Chamber of Commerce
may, in their disappointment, lay this ''flatter-
ing unction to their souls," that if they had
displayed more moderation and betrayed less
fanaticism their chances for success against
the office-holders' woodehucks would have
been "as triple brass."
Mr. T. Connolly lectured last night before
the Academy of Sciences upon "The History
of Geometry." The subject was treated most
felicitously and was worthy of a much larger
audienes than that which greeted the speaker,
although the few that were there were fully ap
preciative, attentive and gratified.
A large delegation of well-to-do and enter
prising citizens of Stillwater spent last eve
ning in this city on their way along the line of
the Northern Pacific to hunt up lands. Some of
the party have already secured their locations
in that region, from whom, most likely, the
land fever has spread to the balance.
That worst of chronic nuisances, base ball
tossing upon the public streets, has again put
in an appearance. About noon yesterday, even
Third street, at the intersection of Jackson,
crowded though it was at the time, was invaded
by the irrepressible mania. If balls must be
tossed, why cannot they be relegated to less
crowded thoroughfares, where ladies will not be
quite so apt to have to run the gauntlet of
heedless human catapults?
About 8 o'clock yesterday morning, as Mr.
Reilly, of Slater & Reilly, horse shoers, was
driving along Dayton avenue, his horse became
unmanageable. The animal, finding or con
sidering the avenue all too narrow for his mad
antics, took to the sidewalk, jamming the
vehicle between the trees, and throwing out the
driver. A badly demoralized buggy resulted,
but nobody was, fortunately, injured.
We learn from a most trustworthy source
that the Minnesota Midland Railway from Wa
bashaw to Zumbrota, has passed into other
handsmen of means sufficient to complete,
fully equip and manage the road and that the
work of completing it through to Zumbrota, to
which point the road bed and piling are com
plete, will be pushed forward at once and vig
orously until that place is reached.
Sunday Evening Concert.
The Philharmonic Club of Boston will give
one of their artistic concerts at the Athenaeum
to-morrow night. Each member of the Club
is an unrivalled master of at least two instru
ments. The programme for this occasion is an
exceptionally good one andfrom an adver
tisement in another columnit will be seen
that the prices of admittance are surprisingly
Hon. S. Brown, of Stillwater, was in the
city yesterday, having recently come down
from the pineries. He says the streams empty
ing into the St. Croix are almost empty, con
sequently the prospects for the season "driv
ing" are slim in the extreme.
Boots and Shoes.
Closing out sale of Boots and Shoes below
cost until March 16th. No. 61 East Third
SUNDAY EVE., MARCH 10, 1878,
Grand Instrumental and Vocal Concert by the un
ENTIRELY NEW PROGRAMME.
Admission,^ 50 and 35 Cents.
Tickets for sale at Zahonyi Weide's music store,
and Sudsy evening at the ticket office. 54-55
SALE-A fine residence, oentrally-Uoeated
eight roomsvery cheap. Q, Siegenthaler.
Agent, No. 8, W. Third street.
THE ST. PAUL DAILY &LOBE, SATURDAY MOBKING,'liiRCH I83B.1
OFFICE OF CotTNTV ATORO B,
BASKET COTOTY Mem.,
ST. PAUL, March 6th, 1878
Notice is Hereby Given That On
Tuesday the 26th Day of
March, 1878, a
For the County of Ramsey, will be held in ac
cordance with the provisions of an act of the
Legislature of the State of Minnesota, "En-
titled an act to authorize the Board of County
Commissioners of Ramsey county to issue
bonds of said county for the construction of a
free bridge across the Mississippi river at or
near Fort Snelling," approved March second A.
It being provided in said act, by section one
thereof, that the Board of County Commission
ers of said Ramsey county are hereby auther
ized and empowered to issue, at any time with
in three years after the date of the approval of
this act, the bonds of said Ramsey county with
coupons, to the amount of One Hundred Thou
sand ($100,000) dollars, or so much thereof as
may be necessary for the purpose of aiding and
constructing said bridge, in accordance with
the terms and provisions of said act, which said
special election will be held between the
hours of *s
9 O'clock in Forenoon
5 O'clock in Afternoon
26th of March 1878,
At the usual places of holding elections in the
several Wards in the City of Saint Paul, and
also in the several Townships in Ramsey county.
By order of the Board of County Commis
sioners of Ramsey county, Minn.
S. LEE DAVIS, County Auditor,
52 Ramsey County, Minn.
An Act to authorize the board or county com
missioners of Ramsey county to issue bonds
of said county for the construction of a free
bridge across the Mississippi river at or near
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of
Minnesota SEC. 1. That the board of county com
missioners of Ramsey connty are hereby author
ized and empowered to issue at any time within
three (3) yeaircrter the date of the approval of
this act the bonds of Baid connty with coupons
to the amount of one hundred thousand
($100,000) dollars, or so much thereof as may
be necessary for the purpose of aiding in con
structing a free wagon bridge at a point within
a distance of eighteen hundred feet (1,800) north
of the ferry crossing at Fort Snelling, with
stone abutments or stone and iron abutments
and iron superstructure across the Mississippi
river at or near Fort Snelling, between the mili
tary reservation of the United States, upon
which said fort is located and a point nearly op
posite said fort in said county, and the pro
ceeds of said bonds shall be used and expended
under and by virtue of the provisions of chap
ter one hundred and twenty-five (125) of the
special laws of eighteen hundred and seventy
six (1876), entitled an act to authorize and pro
vide for the construction of a free bridge across
the Mississippi river at or near Fort Snelling,
and to lay out suitable roads an& approaches
thereto approved March second (2d), eighteen
hundred and seventy-six (1876), and amend
ments thereto, and the proceeds of said bonds
shall be appropriated and paid over to the
county treasurer of Ramsey county and the
same shall be placed to the credit of the Fort
Snelling bridge fund. All contracts made by
the said commissioners under said act for the
construction of said bridge shall be
filed in the county auditor's office
of said county, and all claims arising from any
of said contracts, or for services rendered in
and about the construction of said bridge or
incidental expenses Bhall be first allowed and
certified to by a majority of said board under
said act, after which the county auditor shall
examine said claims and accounts, and if found
correct and in accordance with the provisions
of this act, and such contracts on file in his
office, he shall then issue a warrant upon the
county treasurer, authorizing the payment of
the claim so allowed, and the amount paid
shall be charged to the Fort Snelling bridge
SEC. 2. Said bonds shall be in sums of
not less than five hundred ($500) dollars nor
more than one thousand ($1,000) dollars with
interest coupons attached, and shall bear inter
est at a rate not to exceed seven (7) per cent,
per annum, payable semi annually at such time
or times, and place not less than fifteen (15)
nor more than twenty (20) years after the date
of said bonds, as said board of county com
missioners shall by resolution provide, and
said bonds and the coupons thereto shall be
signed by the chairman of said board and
countersigned by the auditor of said county
and sealed with his official Beal, which said
auditor Bhall keep a record in his office of all
bonds so issued showing the number, date and
amount of such bonds and the name of the
person in whose name the same are drawn, and
the board of county commissioners shall have
authority to negotiate the sale of said bonds in
such way as in their judgment shall best sub
serve the interest of said county, but they
shall not negotiate a sale, nor sell said bonds
nor any of them at less than their par value,
nor before lawful authority is obtained for a
complete site for said bridge and for suita
ble approaches thereto over legal highway.
SEO. 3. The board of county commis
sioners of said county and the proper
authorities of said county shall an
nually levy a tax on the taxable property
of said county in addition to all other
taxes required by law to be levied, sufficient to
provide for the payment of the interest accru
ing upon said bonds and the principal of said
bonds as they shall mature, which tax shall be
levied and collected in like manner with other
taxes of said county, but such taxes so to he
levied and collected shall be Bet apart for the
purposes aforesaid, namely the prompt pay
ment of the semi-annual interest on said bonds
as the same may accrue, and of the principal
thereof at their maturity, and shall constitute
a fund for the payment of said bonds and in
terest thereon, and shall not be applied to any
other purposes whatever until said bonds and
interest are fully paid, provided the payment
of the principal of said bonds may be appor
tioned upon such years as the said board of
county commissioners may deem expedient,
or they may annually, after ten (10) years
from the date of said bonds levy upon such
taxable property and cause to be set apart as a
sinking fund such sums as with the accrued in
terest thereon shall amount to an equal pro
portion of the whole amount of bonds issued,
which shall be applied to the punctual pay
ment of said bonds at maturity.
SEC. 4. Said bonds shall Hot be issued as pro
vided in section one (1) of this act unless au
thorized by a majority of the qualified voters
of Baid county as hereinafter provided, and for
the purpose of taking the vote of said voters
the board of county commissioners of said
county are hereby directed and required to call
and appoint a special election for such purpose
within thirty (30) days after the approval of
this act, and shall give public notice of such
special election in some newspaper published
in the city of St. Paul and having gen
eral circulation in said county, for at
least fifteen (15) days previous to said election,
and shall also post notices in at least (5) public
places in said county, at least fifteen (15) days
previous to said election, setting forth sub
stantially the amount of bonds proposed to be
issued or disposed of, and the time of voting
upon the question, and those voting in favor of
such issue shall have written or printed, or
partly written, and partly printed on the bal
lots used at such election, the words, "For
Bridge Bonds," and those voting against such
issue shall have written or printed, or partly
written and partly printed on the ballots used,
"Against BridgeBonds." Voting shall be done
at the usual places of holding elections, in
said county, and shall be ".conducted by the
same officers and in the same manner as other
elections and the said election in the city of
St. Paul, in said county, Bhall be conducted in
manner and form as elections are usually on
ducted in said city and it shall be the duty of
the town clerk, of the several towns of said
county, and of the proper officer, or officers of
said city of St. Paul, to make a return to the
connty auditor of said county, the vote east in
mm town, or in said oity of St. Paul, on said
proposition, within five (5) days after said
lection, and the votes shall be canvassed by
the said county auditor and two (2) Justices of
the peace of said county, within ten (10) days
after said election and if a majority of said
votes so reported shall be in favor of the issue
of such bonds, they shall then be issued,but not
Sac. 5. No commissioner of said county,
and no commissioner heretofore or hereafter to
be appointed, for the location or construction
of said bridge, shall have any private interest
in such location, or in any contract relating to
the construction of said bridge, nor shall any
compensation be paid to any such commis
sianer for any personal service or services
rendered in relation thereto greater than three
(39.00) dollars per day for each and every full
day devoted to the location or construction of
SEC. 6. This act shall take effect and be in
force from and after its passage.
Approved March 2d, A. D. 1878.
STATS or MTNSBSOTA,
OFFICE OF 8ECEETABY OF STATE.
I hereby certify that I have carefully com
pared the foregoing with the original on file in
this office, and that the same is a true and cor
rect copy thereof and of the whole of the same.
Witness my hand and the great seal of the
State this 4th day of March, A. D. 1878.
J. 8. IBGENS,
Secretary of State.
Your Personal Tax for
Immediate Payment will save cost.
H. M. RICK, County Treasurer.
We Announce to the Trade
that we have now in Store a
very complete stock of Spring
Goods in all departments,
WALL-PAPERS, &C, &C.
Which being bought entire
ly for cash, will be sold at
prices to compete with the
Thanking the Trade for
Their liberal patronage in
the past, we cordially vnvite
CULBERTSON & CO.,
Cor. Jackson & 4th Sts., St. Paul.
OF MINNESOTA, COUNTY OF
MONEY TO LOAN.
LOANED on watches, jewelry, diamonds,
etc., at Brokers Office, 22 E. Third street,
next door to German American bank. Unredeemed
pledges for sale. SIMONS & CO.
Is prepared to do carriage repairing and painting on
short notice and in No. I shape, at much LOWER
FIGURES than can be done elsewhere. Has also a
LIVERY, SALE AND BOARDING STABLE
in connection with his repairing shops. Give him a
caB. Exchange street, betwen 4th and 7th. 34-ip
WOOD & COAL.
N.W. Fuel Co., St. Paul Offices
GRIGGS & JOHNSON,
HILL, SAUNDERS ft ACKER,
Total Total premium income
Furniture, fixtures and safes
Probate Court, 'Special Term.
In the matter of the estate of Marshall Sellers, de
ceased: On reading and filing thepetition of Henrietta Sel
lers, administratrix of said estate, setting forth the
amount of personal estate that has come to her
hands, and the disposition thereof the amount of
debts outstanding against said deceased, and a de
scription of all the real estate of which said deceased
died seized, and the condition and value of the re
spective portions thereof and praying thatlicense be
to her granted to sell at private sale all of the real
estate described in said petition. And it appearing,
by said petition, that there is not sufficient personal
estate in the hands of Baidadministratrix to pay said
debts, and that it is necessary, in order to pay the
same, to sell all of said real estate.
It is therefore ordered, that all persons interested
in said estate, appear before the Judge of this Court,
on Tuesday, the 23d day of April, A. D. 1878, at ten
o'clock a. m., at the Court House in St. Paul, in said
county, then and there to show cause (if any these
be) why license should not be granted to said admin
istratrix to sell said real estate according to the
prayer of said petition.
And it is further ordered, that a copy of this order
shall be published once in each week for four suc
cessive weeks prior to said day of hearing, the last
of which publications shall be at least four
teen days before said day of hearing, in THE
DAILT GLOB*, a newspaper printed and published at
St. Paul, in said county, and personally served on all
persons Interested in said estate, residing in said
county, at least fourteen days before said day of
hearing, and upon all other persons interested, ac
cording to law.
Dated at St. Paul, the 8th day of March, A. D.
By the Court,
[L. s.J HENBY O'GORMAK,
Judge of Probate of Ramsey county, Minnesota.
PUSBCK, STKraSKSON & MATKZEB,
Attorneys for Petitioner. Mar Mw Sat.
29E. 3d Street
112 E. 3d Street.
HAVE 10 lying between this city and
on the Lake Como road, at a veiy
great bargain for cash. GRIGGS ft JOHNSON.
or Swede girl for general
housework, at 168 East 9th street.
Steam RenovatorFeathers and
Mattresse to Renovate. Also Spring Beds
and new Mattresses made to order.
Loans on personal security
Supplies, printed matter and stationery.
Amount due to officers or others for advances
LIFE INSURANCE COMP'Y.
Principal Office, Sacramento. Cal.
[ORGANIZED AND COMMENCED BUSINESS, APRIL, 1868.]
JOHN H. CARROLL, JEROME C. CARROLL,
Premiums on new business, $118,031 38. Renewals $215,448 79
Gash received for interest upon mortgage loans
Cash received for interest and dividends on bonds and stocks
Cash received for interest on premium notes, loans or hens
Cash received for interest on other debts due the company
Cash received for profits on bonds, stocks, or gold, actually sold....
Policy fees, &c
Attorney to Accept Service in Minnesota. A. R. McGILL.
GOLD COIN VALUES
Paid Up Capital Stock, $100,000.00 Gold Coin.
Amount of Net or Ledger Assets December 31st of previous year.
1. INCOME, 1877.
Cash received for premiums without deductions 5, 285,870 05
Premium Notes, loans or liens taken in part payment for premiums.. 14,877 36
Premiums paid by dividends, re-converted additions $8,251 37
By surrendered policies $24,631 00
Deduct for reinsurance in other companies, less $553 09 dividends
2. DISBURSEMENTS, 1877.
Cash paid for losbes and additions $117,010 42
Premium notes, loans, or liens used in payment of the same 1,782 86
Cash paid for matured endowments and additions 2,000 00
Total paid for losses and matured endowment
Cash paid for surrendered policies
Premium notes, loans or liens used in purchase of surrendered pdficies.
Cash surrender values, including reconverted additions applied in payment of
Cash dividends paid to policy holders
Premium notes, or hens used in payment of dividends to pohcj holders.
(Total paid pohcj holders $264,462 87
Cash paid stockholders for interest or dividends
Cash paid for commissions to agents
Cash paid for salaries and traveling expenses of agents and managers of agencies
Cash paid for medical examiner's fees
Cash paid for salaries and other compensation of officers and office emplo} ees.
Cash paid for State and local taxes and fees
Cash paid for rent
Cash paid for advertising
Cash paid for the following items, viz Printing, legal fees, postage and exchange
Difference in exchange (gold) 9,731 96
Total net or ledger assets.
Total net or ledger assets, less depreciation
Total balance. ?1,240.204 07
AS PER LEDGER ACCOUNTS.
Cost value of real estate exclusive of all incumbrances $ 64,700 00
Loans on bonds and mortgage on real estate 709,721 68
Loans secured by pledge on marketable collaterals 19,102 88
Loans made to policy holders on this Company's policies 20,911 30
Premium notes, loans, or liens on policies in force, the reserve on each policy being
in excess of all indebtedness thereon 94,463 29
Cost value of bonds and stocks owned 6,185 69
Cash in Company's office 5,464 48
Cash deposited in banks 54,225 49
Bills receivable 6,938 66
Agent's ledger balances 16,398 82
Furniture and fixtures, $9,154 61 personal accounts, $7,964 67 17,119 28
Guarantee Notes 225,000 00
Interest due, and accrued, on bonds and mortgages
Interest due, and accrued, on bonds and stocks
Interest due, and accrued, on collateral loans
Interest due, and accrued, on premium notes, loans or hens
Gross premiums due and unreported on policies in force December
Gross deferred premiums on policies in force December 31, 1877
Total $77,545 33
Deduct the loading on the above gross amount, 20 per cent. 15,509 06
Met amount of uncollected and deferred premiums *62,036 27
Stationery and office supplies 3,000 00
Total assets as per the book of the company $1,338,093 81
ITEMS NOT ADMITTED.
Total asbets, ("less items not admitted,)
Net reinsurance reserve
Claims for death losses due and unpaid None.
Claims for matured endowments due and unpaid None.
Claims for death losses, and matured endowments in process of ad
justment, or adjusted and not due $12,000 00
Policy claims, resisted by the Company None.
Amounts due and unpaid on annuity claims None.
Total policy claims
Amount of all unpaid dividends or other profits due policy holders None.
Amount of unpaid dividends to stockholders None.
Amount of State or other taxes due None.
Amount due by the Company for borrowed money, including interest due or
Amount of any other liability of the Company, viz: Salaries and rent 1,000 00
Liabilities on policy holders' account 389,159 69
Gross Surplus on Policy Holders' Account, $348,94812
5. PREMIUM NOTE ACCOUNT.
Premium notes, loans or liens on hand Dec. 31st of previous year
received during the year
Deductions during the year as follows:
Amount of notes, loans, or liens used in payment of losses and
Amount of notes, loans, or hens used in purchase of surrendered
policies, and voided by lapse
Amount of notes, loans, or liens used in payment of dividends to
Amount of notes, loans, or liens redeemed by maker in cash..
Charged to bills receivable
Total reduction of premium note account.
Difference in exchange currency to gold
Balance, note assets at end of the year
40 East Third Street,
BUSINESS IN MINNESOTA DUEING 1877.
Number and amount of policies on the lives of citizens of Minnesota in force
Dec. 31st of previous year
Total number and amount of policies in force in Minnesota, Dec. 31,1877. No., 83
Amount of losses and claims on policies in Minnesota incurred during
Amount of losses and claims on policies in Minnesota paid during year No. 3
Amount of premiums collected, or secured in Minnesota during the year, in cash
and other obligations
STATE OF MINNESOTA, i
DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE,
WHKBEAS, The Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Compan} of the State of California, has filed in
this Department a sworn statement exhibiting its condition and business for the year ending
December 31st, 1877, and has otherwise fully complied with the requirements of the insurance
laws of this State,
Now Therefore, I, A. R. McGDLL, Insurance Commissioner of the State of Minnesota do
hereby certify that the above namedCompaay is fully empowered, through its authorized agents
to transact its appropriate business of Life Insurance in this State, according to the lawstherel
of, until the 31st day of Jannary, A. D. 1878.
Witness my hand "and official seal this 26th day of February, 1878.
A. R. McGILL, Insurance Commissioner.
The Pacific is the only Company in America that issues a Policy with
the Cash value and the surrender value in paid up Insurance for
each year .plainly indorsed on the back of its Policies,, divested
of all technicalities, so "That He who Buns May Bead," thus makine
their Policies as negotiable as a United States Government Bond-they
can either be sold direct to the Company for their full cash surrender-
value, or used with the Company as collateral for a loan to the full
amount of their Cash Value. The PACIFIC makes no extra charge for
residence in the Black Hills or any part of the habitable globe, and no ex-
tra charge to Army Officers. Examine the merits and plans of this
Company before insuring elsewhere.
For the Northwestern States,,Ltes
$ 333,629 78
$ 33S.4S0 17
$ 430,559 04
1 782 86
4 293 64
No 3 12,500 00
St. Paul, Minn.