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FOET SNELLEN* BRIDGE.
A CLOUD OF WITNESSES IN ITS FAVOIl.
~f The Interests of the Flour Mills, Elevators
jj and Wheat Bayers In the ProjectA
I Strong Call From the Farmers in Dako
ta, Hennepin, Scott, Carver and Sibley
I Counties-What a Six-Hundred-Acre.
Farmer SaysIt Will Increase \Yhc:it
Receipts Twenty-Five Per Cent.
Messrs. Schurmeior & Co., the owners
and operators of the flour mill on Third
1 street, next to the elevator, give good rea
eons, if there wore none others, why the
Fort Snelling bridge should bo built. Wa
I hope to see, before many years, si number of
flour mills along our bluff, and more elova
tors also, for then Saint Paul will be a great
wheat market. This growing interest bids
fair to become, within a few years, one of
the greatest importance. All highways to
i success 3hould be opened. Messrs. Schm
meier & Co. say:
The building of a free bridge at Fort Snelling
would tap one of the most extensive, rich and
populous agricultural regions of the Stat'.-.
i But now the farmers living there, are actually
shut out by the difficultylet alone the toll
or crossing the river at Fort Buelling. The
completion of the proposed bridge will brinjf
them with their wheat and other produce to sell
in Bb. Paul, and to n.ake their purchases. Thk
city, in cur opinion, cannot make a better
i business investment than to build this bridge.
It will, we have no doubt, make a wagon travel
and an increase of business to Saint Paul no
large, that our business men will be astonished,
and will wonder why they have so long neglec
ted to secure thi3 great and necessary
improvement. That it will soon add thousands
to our population, and give Jnew life to retail
bueinesB, is a very reasonable prediction.
Even now some of the farmers in the exten
sive country that will be tapped by the Fort
Bnelling bridge, coming from Scott county
within a few miles from Jordan, bring, when
they do come, their wheat to one mill, and
many more would come if we had this bridge,
and the roads which would soon come to it.
It would pay to build the bridge if it v^ere
only to get for our mills and elevators the
amount-of wheat that would be brought across
it by wagons, but which now goes to Minne
apolis, owing to high bluffs, Bteep roads, ami
bad feny crowing, which now make it about
impossible to haul a full loaded wagon up the
hills on either aide.
Our conversations and business with the
farmers living in the counties that will be
tapped by this bridge, enable us to say, that
they are anxious to establish business relations
vrith Bt. Paul, and will do BO, if we will only
give them a fair chance.
We have, of course, a business interest in the
:ompletion, as soon as possible, of the pro
posed bridge. It ia of tho moat vital import
ance to the milling Interests of this city to
have this bridge for wagons to bring iu wheat
to tho mills, whioh is much preferred to re
ceiving wheat in any other ay, for then we
get it unmixed and in the bost possible con
dition. Eut not only the wheat market and
milling interests.but all other kinds of.business
will gain more or less by building the Fort
Snelling bridge and by encouraging tho open
ing of wagon roads from all directions infftthe
city. SCHUBMOSU & Co., Capitol Mill.
fUrong Letter From the People of Five
D. W. Ingersoll, Esq.:
DEMI BrrnWe understand that you are a
member of the chamber of commerce of St.
Paul and in favor of building abridge at Fort
Bnelling, and that some of the other members
are opposed to that improvement on the
ground that it would not increase the business
of your city enough to pay for it.
We write to tell you that suoh a bridge
would bring to your oity a large trade from the
Minnesota valley, on both sides of the river,
whioh is now kept out of St. Paul because
there is no bridge at Fort Snelling. The peo
ple up this valley who would go to your city
in wagons do not do BO any more than they
can help, because there is no good crossing.
We have to pay fifty cents to cross and return
on tho ferry. Besides, we cannot take a full
load up tho dangerouB hill thero, and some
times cannot cross the ferry at all on account
of the high water so we generally prefer to go
to Minneapolis, when we would otherwise go to
St. Paul on a free bridge at Fort Snelling if
there was such abridge there. We would like
to have an equal chance to deal in both
cities, which we have not now, and it is to the
interest of your city to offer ns that equal
chance, unless you do not want to have the
Minnesota valley business.
If you would explain this to the ohamber of
commerce, so that it would be understood, we
think that all the members who are in favor of
the interests of St. Paul, will be very glad to
build the long talked of Fort Snelling bridge,
and many of our old settlers, who used to deal
in St. Paul altogether, will be glad to do so
again. lours with respect,
GAEHETT VANNESS, G. DOWTHWAIT,
WARNER M. LAYMAN, E. E. BCSH,
O. R. DUNBAR,
LESLIE H. SCOFIELD,
A. T. PATMEB,
JOB. P. BATCUELOB,
J. F. RITCHIE,
J. H. BEADLE?,
J. D. SCOFEGLD,
J. J. DEAN,
WM. A. STANOHFISXD,
JAMES A. BULL,
A. E. FINDLEY,
N. F. HANSEN.
FRANCIS X. BRO33EAU,
W. M. SIMCOE,
Of Hennepin county.
F. S.This letter expresses the sentiment of
the whole population, on both aides of the
river, in Dakota, Hcnnopin, Scott, Carver and
BLOOMINQXON, Hennepin Co. Feb. 15. 1878.
What a Large Farmer Sat/8'
The following letter addressed to one of
our prominent citizens, is from the largest
farmer in Edon Prairie,^ Hennepin county.
He has 600 acres of land under cultivation,
and BO much desires to trade with St. Paul
that he often comes to this city by way of
EDEN PRAIRIE-I perceive through the papers
that there is a movement on foot to build a
bridge at Fort Snelling. I, for one, think it 1B
time that St. Paul was waking up to her own
interests. I reside in Hennepin county, and
make St. Paul my principal market, and know
for a certainty that there is a large oortion of
the trade of this county cut off by not having
a good road at all seasons of the year, and a
bridge to cross the Mississippi river. A free
bridge would bring a large farmers' trade from
the south part of this county, and from Scott
P. F. RITCHIE.
Estimated Increase of JVheat Receipts.
To the Fort Snelling Bridge Committee:
GENTLEMEN:In reply to your inquiries as
to the importance of a free bridge at Fort
Snelling to increase the business of this city, I
would Bay that 1 believe the building of a free
bridge across the Mississippi river at Fort
Snelling would, at the lowest calculation, add
25 per cent, to the amount of wheat that would
come to St. Paul for a market, and as a natur
al consequence would lead to the purchase of
goods for their families bv farmers coming to
this oity by way of the bridge.
Previous to this winter we have had quite
large receipts of wheat from the opposite side
of the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers, after
the ice became safe, but during the past win
ter we have seen but very little from that sec
tion, as the farmers could not come with teams
on the ice, and, much of the time, could not
cross at Fort Snelling ferry, and when they can
cross on the ferry, are practically prevented
doing so, for besides the objection they have in
paying ferriage, they are unable to haul a full
load up the Bteep hill on this side.
I havo frequently conversed with farmers
that have come to the elevator from the coun
try west of Fort Snelling, and up the Minnesota
river, and they all say that if they could get
hnrn with a fair load, they would come with all
To bring business here, the proposed bridge
should be free. The trade will go where it can
go the easiest, and is the best served. Before
the St. Paul elevator was built, the
wheat, raised almost at our doors, was
obliged-to seek some other market. Now with
the elevator to handle and store any amount,
auda free bridge across the river at WabaBhaw
street, we are getting wheat by wagon from all
sections now accessible to this city, and from
distances twenty and twenty-five miles away,
the receipts for some days last fall aggregating
from 4,000 to 5,000 bushels per day from wag
ons. Very respectfully,
W. S. TXMEBttAN,..-.,..
Manager St. Paul Warehouse and Elevator.
,!The Importance and Worth of a Noble
The Kev. Dr. Dana, at the morning ser
vice yesterday, delivered a very interesting
discourse, of which the following is an ab
stract: Acts 28-1: 'I have lived in all good conscience
before God until this day."
What grander confession after all. can a man
make than this? What a noble bearing it here
gives the apostle, as he stands a prisoner at the
bar, planting himself on the moral integrity
of his life, and drawing from that inner his
tory which the world could not read, affirms
his consciousness of a noble intent. This was
a signal hour in St. James' career, and if he
found it a refuge and comfort that his life had
been guiless, pervaded by a lofty purpose, it
surely is worth our while to look into the mat
ter and see if we are not missing that which
may be more to ua than all else,
viz., a noble consciousness. In times like this
what lesson so needful for us to learn, as
how to stand in tho full honors of reotitude
before our own consciences. If one thing more
than another impresses us in the character of
the early disciples, it is their bold declaration
of possessing a conscience void of offense, and
that therefore it mattered little to them that
they were judged by man's judgment, since
they knew they were approved by God. There
is no resisting this appeal they make to their
own conscious integrity, and the sense they
had of being right and true. Careful as we
train ourselves to be about our conduct, studi
ous as we are to seem right before men, we
lose eight of that which must go be
fore all appearance, that is actual
being. In these days it is not more attention
to the externalities of our life that is called for,
but for more regard for our inward bearing
for what wc are in our own consciences, and in
tho sight of God. Before tho fear of this
world, we need to place the reproaches of our
own hearts, for self-condemnation is harder to
bear than any criticism of those unfriendly.
We can do without the friendship of men, but
we cannot live and be happy without an approv
ing conscience. Pascal, in one of his thoughts,
puts it thus, "We have suoh a grand idea o.f
the soul of man, that we cannot endure to be
despised by it, or oven not to be esteemed by it.
It's the life we live in ourselves, our secret and
real character that constitutes our happiness
and personal influence. So the apostle, looking
back upon his past, was able to report, that be
had ever acted from tho highest motives, and
it \vaa therefore a small matter to him to be
called into judgment by kings or courts, when
acquitted before that inner tribunal where first
rre are obliged to be judged with relentless
1. Consider first the nature and scope of
consciousness wherein it differs from memory
and differentiates man from the brute. Think
y,hat it supplies to poet and painter, and how
it exalts the bearing of every man possessed of
a noble purpose.
2. As a source of happiness what is com
parable to a fine and lofty consciousness? This
distinguishes the magnanimous from the mean
man, the polemic animated by zeal for general
notoriety and success and the devoted chris
tian, whose arguments are loving deeds, and
whose persuasive is his guileless, helpful life.
3. How this noble consciousness profb-'-'Ts
patience and courage. It greatens every hu
man life, and gives us an errand that is divine
in its effects on men.
FourthAnd this consciousness Christianity
procures er ns. It commends every one of its
doctrines and duties to us, showing us that in
the living and believing to which it summons
ns is found a really puro and exalted spirit. It
is Christianity in the form of a personal expe
rience which builds over the ruins of sin fair
structures. It fills the mind -with ideals and
longings, that supply the staple of noble
achievement. When our gaze is onward, the
report that comes to the Christian-hearted of
us is one that irradiates the face, and betokens
the consolations which feed the soul's peace
and keep alive the fires of its holy zeal. Happy
my friends are you, if able to affirm with the
courageous and lofty-souled apostle, "We have
lived in all good conscience before God." 5
Hon. Ed. McDermott, of Minneapolis, paid a
flying trip to St. Paul yesterday.
J. 0. Her, of Omaha, is spending a few daya
in tho oity, with headquarters at the Metro
General Manager S, S. Merrill of the Mil
waukee & St. Paul Road, and party, passed
through tho city on last evening's train for the
Hon. Geo. Giles, of Belle Plaine, is in the
city on a brief visit. George looks as pleasant
and happy as if the county seat were already
removed to Jordan.
W. N. Madden, alias Fatty, the original
Black Hills drummer, having first entered
Deadwood in September, 1876, spent yesterday
in St. Paul and left on the evening train for
Col. O. A. Morton came down from St. Peter
Saturday night, where he has been as a mem
ber of the State investigating committee. He
will return to-morrow and remain to the con
clusion of the investigation, which is likely to
continue two or three weeks.
The river is still receding, and yesterday
showed, by the gauge, a depth of five feet
The steamer Annie left LaCrosse at 8
o'clock Saturday morning, heavily laden, for
St. Paul, and arrived last evening.
The Clinton, the first passenger boat of
the season, will arrive direct from St. Louis
The Pine City Lumbering Interests.
E. A. Jones, of Minneapolis, has recently
purchased tho Pino City Lumber Company's
mills at Pine City, and intends going largely
into the manufacture of lumber. To this
end, he and ex-treasurer Huntington have
purchased Robinson, Netser & Co.'s logs,
aggregating 800,000 feet, also 1,200,000 feet
of Martin btrong, and are further negotiat
ing for the purchase of 800,000 feet from
other partiesall of which It is designed to
work up into lumber, this season.
The mill is now being fitted up in the
best Btyle, and will bo started as soon as
The main Ground House dam went out on
Saturday last, letting off the head of water,
and sweeping a large number of the logs
lying on the stream, below the dam, into the
meadows, and necessitating a good deal of
hard labor to get them in again. The dam
belongs to Hersey, Bean & Brown, of
Stillwater, who put in a large
force of men tho next day
and it is supposed that within ten or fifteen
days they will have the dam fully repaired.
The loss is not so much in the damage to
the dam or the scattering of tho logs, as in
the loss of the head of water, which cannot
be supplied at this time except through the
intervention of heavy rains. Depending en
tirely upon this dam for a market, Mr. Nel
son has about 8,000,000 feet of logs old. and
new, and Hersey, Bean & Brown have prob
ably about 2,000,000. There is no water. on
the Snaka river for driving and but little
prospect unless continued heavy rains should
Fish on Hand at Willow Brook.
At the Willow Brook Fish Hatchery, just
below the city, there are how 130*000 Cali
fornia salmon one hundred days old, which
are to be distributed throughout the State
next month. Thero are, besides, on hand
30,000 Lake Superior trout, foily days old,
which are to be distributed at a later period,
as well as a number of brook trout, which
have been 4ggso hatched out. The land
locked salmon, have all heeu Distributed in
the various lakes and Btrearns, as has been
Nippolt & Graham, manufacturers of Car
riages, have re-opened corner of Seventh and
Sibley. Haying built a new addition on old
jr^v v*- ^*3 ?E? i ifiS^
Thero will be a field day this morning in the
Millo. de Murska is the only acknowledged
successor of the renowned Jenny Lind.
The through Bt. Louis train last evening
went out crowded with passengers.
Seats for the Eurska concert can be secured
to-day at the box-office of the Opera House.
The Sunday trains on the Biver road between
St. Paul and Minneapolis are well patronized.
The annual election of officers of Damascus
Commandery A. F. and A. M of this city,
comes off to-morrow night.
The sky over the eastern portion of the city
was brilliantly illuminated about 7 o'clock last
evening by flames beyond the city limits.
Jailor Jeasrang was kept on the hop during
the early morning hours of yesterday. At
3 A. 51. he had eleven prisoners locked up.
The concert to-night by M'lle, lima de
Murska, and assistants will be one of the most
brilliant musical events this city has ever wit
After a short, but successful, engagement
in this city, the Dillon company leaves
to-day for Faribault and other points in this
King Death yesterday carried to the land of
shadows Anton Burg, who fell over the bluff
from the rear platform of the Adelphia, on
Wednesday night last.
Myers' building, on Jackson street, was
raided by the police about one o'clock yester
day morning, and a man named Arbuckle and
a negro were roped in.
A horse and buggy, which had stood for
hours on We6t Third street without any appar
ent owner, was taken at midnight to Jadd's
stables by Officer Murphy.
The MoTicker company opens a three-days'
engagement at the Opera house on Thursday,
when "A Celebrated Case," one of the finest of
modern dramas, will be presented.
Scene on Robert street: Familiar party to
Bob Broom"How are you, Broom?" Broom,
with great superciliousness"Are yon aware
there is a handle to my name?'' Familiar par
ty"Oh! I forgot. How are you, Broomstick?"
Kate Button's bagnio was visited by the po
lice at 2 A. St. yesterday morning. The only
individual of the male persuasion found upon
the premises was tho hired boy regularly em
ployed in the establishment, so the nouris were
permitted to remain in peace.
Saturday evening marks an epoch in the ar
rival of traveling men who flock here to spend
the Sabbath, and as a consequence, the hotel
hall ways are crowded with their ponderous
sample trunks. Monday morning sees a cor
responding heavy exodus of these birds of
Hon. F. R. Delano, in closiug hU speech on
the Fort Snelling bond question, at Enauft's
Hall, on Saturday evening, expressed the hope
that when the polls closed on Tuesday night,
there would not be found in all the city three
hundred "damphooiB" who had voted against
it. Will the result justify the "chaplain's"
Special agent Stebbine of the Interior De
partment arrived in this city a day or two ago
en route to Bisseton Agency to investigate the
charges made against Agent Hooper, by the
dian Chief Gabriel Renville. After an inter
view with Gen. H. H. Sibley and Hon. H. M.
Bice, the agent proceeded on his journey via
the St. Paul & Pacific road.
The bids which were opened at th6 office of
Chief Quartermaster Tompkins, in this city, on
Saturday, were only a portion of the bids yet
to be receivedprobably considerably less than
halfand were those only which were put in
here, or forwarded here from other points.
Those that have been put in at the several
posts, and of these there are, no doubt, a great
number, have not yet been forwarded to the
general office, and until these are received and
scheduled and compared, no awards can be
made. In doing thiB several weeks will be con
sumed, and then the awards will be made
[Before Judge Simons.]
TO BE CALLED TO-DAY.
No. 95 file No. 10,574. In the matter of the
petition of the Convent and Academy of the
Visitation. Attorneys: Smith & Eagan, and E.
A Handsome Compliment.
The Mower county 2 ran script, A. A. Har
wood, Esq., thus handsomely compliments
Judge H. K. Brill, of this city:
Judge H. E. Brill, of St. Paul, holding
court here on account of S. Page's impeach
ment, conducts himself with a degree of
dignified urbanity not at all characteristic of
the Mower county bench. His bearing and
evident fairness have won for him the good
opinion of our people, who are in a condi
tion to appreciate fair and gentlemanly
treatment at the handof a judge of the dis
Story of a Daughter's Love.
There may be victims of absolutely in
curable bad appetite. Such victims are rare
ly fortune if God gives them a friend, and
especially a child, who can help them in their
hour of temptation. A writer in the Hart
ford Times describes an interesting case of
a Portland sea-captain who never drank on
shipboard, but was unable to resist the im
pulse to drink as soon as he landed. One
example of this is given after his return from
an eight months' cruise, during the whole of
which term he had not tasted liquor:
As he neared Portland his agitation be
came intense. He had no idea that this
time he should drink, but became terribly
anxious to reach his family and convince
their loving hearts that his affection for them
was sufficient to overcome his appetite. He
landed, buttoned hi* overcoat to his chin in
his excess of resolution, reported to the own
ers, walked deliberately to the nearest rum
shop, and in two hours was stupidly drunk
An unseen, inexplicable, yet irresistible
power carried him, in spite of all his good
resolutions, totherfatal resorts. He went to
a low hotel, and buried himself from his
frienns, and did nothing but think, thor
oughly determined not to go home at all this
trip. But love hunted him out his wifo got
him home and straigtened him out for an
His next two returns were but repetitions
of the one described. His family were in de
spair. His wife fell ill, and his eldest
daughter determined that the next time love
should not be defeated.
W When his ship was nearly due she took
lodgings near the wharf, overlooking the
harbor, and the moment his vessels was
sighted, she took a sail-boat and went down
the harbor to meet him. Never was help
more needed. His straggles had effected a
mental and physical exhaustion rendering
him completely helpless. He embraced his
noble daughter almost hysterically, but warn
ed her that if she did not watch him olosely,
he should ran away from her.
Bnt love had keen eyes as well as devotion.
She finally landedfthis great, strong captain,
who had braved scores of storms, safely in
his home. The same method was pursued
in his succeeding returns, and once, on mak
ing the harbor in the early dawn, he anchored
until daylight discovered to his daughter his
To this day this strong man, to whom the
perils of wind and wave bring no fear, dares
not set foot on shore without that daughter's
hand clasped tightly in his. When one is
thoroughly addicted to intemperate habits,
alcohol* singly is more powerful than the
combined influences of
desire for gain.
Minnehaha Engine House, arc now at work in Washington's headquarters while at Valley
good shape. I Forge, the association irto be incorporated.
THE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBE, MONDAY MORNING, MARCH 25 1878.
THE EQUINE BEUTE.1
What is BeingJDone with the Noble Ani
mal in 1818.
If tho "signs of the times" possess any
significance then is there to be a decked re
vival in horse Bporta in S Paul this season.
The movement for a new and mere conven
ient driving park is strongly indicative of
such a revival. Saturday evening the gen
tlemen interested in this movement, met at
the office of Dr. Stone to hear the report of
the committee appointed to examine the sev
eral locations offered and report as to
the most desirable. The committee reported
that they had examined the Sixth ward,
Lake Como and Summit avenue tracts men
tioned as suitable, finding them all well
adapted to the purposes. They had also
inquired as to terms upon which the requir
ed land could be secured, and had received
most liberal offers. While not desiring to
commit the meeting to. any particular local
ity, the committee were of the opinion that,
all things considered, the Sixth ward loca
tion was the most suitable.
It was also Btated that the management
of the S^. Paul Driving Park asso
ciation were wilting to grant
the new organization ail desired accom
modations on their grounds, and would
unite with it in any effort to popularize
horse sports. Finally, it was decided to con
tinue the committee to make further inves
tigation, to report at a meeting to be held
Thursday evening next, to which an adjourn
ment was had.
It is understood the new movement is
meeting with the moat flattering encourage
ment from our .citizens. It should
be understood that this is no
move against the present driving
park association. The objection to the
grounds of the present association is that
they are so far out, that no general attend
ance can be secured except on extra occa
sions, while thejgoverning idea at the founda
tion of the new movement, is a location so
easy of access that a Saturday afternoon
matinee, with a nominal admittance fee with
contests between fast steppers driven by the
owners, runing dashes, etc., will draw out a
Tho Sixth ward grounds seem to meet all
requirements. They are in plain view and
but a short distance from the heart of the
city. The ground is favorable for tho
economical construction of the ..track,
and a portion of the buildings
required are already erected. If they should
be decided upon, it is understood that the
base ball diamond will be preserved and
kept in order, so that games could be played
as desired. It is also understood that the
athletic club would unite in popularizing the
location for out-door-amusements by arrang
ing a series of walking and running con
tests. Between the racing matinees, ball
games, and the athletic sports, there would
be no trouble in getting up some attraction
every Saturday afternoon during the season,
with an extra day sandwiched in during the
week occasionally. Several horse trainers
stand ready to tako charge of
the grounds, it is understood, and
keep them in condition, and the
committee have already been applied to for
space for trainers and horses. Under such
circumstances it is not surprising that the
gentlemen moving in the matter feel san
guine that started, it will prove a complete
Kansas City, Mo., will hang up $5,000 in
premiums for a combined trotting and run
nigg meeting to be held the last of June.
The famous trotting stallion Woodford
Chief, died near Frankfort, Ky., on the 9th
inst., of congestion of the heart and lungs.
His owner, Col. Pepper, valued him at $20,-
Becent sales of thorough-breds in Ken
tucky and Louisiana, show a falling off in
prices as compared with last year, a fact
which horsemen ascribe largely to the New
York pool law.
Mr. J. L. Case, the enterprising breeder of
Racine, Wis., has purchased of Mr. Hunt
ington, of Rochester, N. Y., the stallion Nar
ragansett, by Rhode Island, to take Gov.
Sprague's place iu the stud while Sprague is
The groy gelding Billy Button, record of
2:51, aged 36 years, and still living, is the
oldest trotter in the United States. He is
owned by Col. D. J, Unger, of Pennsylvania,
who trots him regularly on the road in fine
weather at about a 8:00 gait.
Mr. Charles Read, of New York city, has
just imported from Lord Rosebery's stud at
Sandown Park, near London, the richly bred
chestnut stallion All Heart, five years old, by
King Tom. The pedigree of All Heart is
one of the richest in England.
Mr. James M. Dunn, of Waseca, Minn.,
has recently bought, of M. W. Dunham,
Wayne, Els., the imported Percheron-Nor
man mare Minerva, for f2,000. This is a
famous brood mare. The same gentleman,
purchased some months ago, the imported
stallion Marmaduko, No. 297 and he also
has four high-grade mares, three of them by
Success, No. 452, which gives him a fine
nucleus for a breeding stud.
The initial meeting of the great septillat
eral circuit will be at Cleveland, from July
23d to 26th, and the others in succeeding
weeks, in the following order after Cleve
land, Buffalo, Rochester Utica, Springfield,
Hartford and Ploughkeepsie. The entries
close for Cleveland, Buffalo and Rochester,
July 15. The purses at each place aggregate
$13,500, and the members of the circuit are
restricted from offering more than $15,000.
Chas. S. Green Babylon, L..L, is out in a
challengo to trot Great Eastern against
Smuggler, at Cleveland,-Buffalo, Rochester,
Utica, Poughkeepsie, Springfield and Hart
ford, on the last day of each meeting, a race
of mile heats, beet 3 in 5 to harness, for
$ 1,000 a side, each race, pay or play. The
challenge to be accepted on or before the
1st day of April, 1878. If Col. Russell, the
owner of Smuggler, doeB not want to make
tho trots, Mr. Green will trot Great Eastern,
the same races, against any horse in (he
world to saddle.
The following table, giving the total en*
tries in all the stakes for the spring meetings
at the places mentioned for the years 1878,
1877, and 1876, shows the growing interest
among breeders in these events. The first
mentioned closed March 1:
love, ambition and
The Valley Forge Centennial association hav
ing received the first 95 toward the $6,000 re
quired to purchase the residence of General
trotters that ever lived. She dropped thir
teen foals, twelve of which are alive/ and ten
of which were by Eysdyk's Hambletonian,
and two others by sons of that famous aire.
Among these colts is Brunette, sold for 912,
000 Bruno, for f16,000 Daniel Boone,
$8,000 Young Bruno, $9,000 Miss Brunette,
$6,000 Breeze, $8,000. The amount actual
ly paid for the progeny of "Old Kate," says
The Spirit, with a fair valuation for her
present living descendants, exceeds $100,000.
She was a black mare, li.3 hands, with a
stripe in the face, white near fore ankle,white
near hind heel, and white off hind ankle..
A correspondent of Dunton's Spirit of the
Turf, writing from Owatonna, says:
I had the pleasure of meeting my old
friend Hiram Adams, at the driving park
stables. He has sixteen trotters and colts
under his watchful eye. The first shown us
was b. g. Prince Arthur. He is considered
by the knowing ones as the Whirlwind of the
West sired by Volenteure dam unknown.
Tho horse that heads him to the wire, will
have a record close to the teens, providing
Hiram drives him. ..Black Mollie, by
Jim Haven, dam unknown. She seems to
be the pet of the stable: could show 40 to a
cutter. G. g. Grey Dick, record 38. Hiram
says he is tinctured with Mustang blood, a
good one at least. Blk. Abdallah Clay, by
Clay Pilot, bred by G. F. Stevens, of Mil
waukee, owned by Dr. W. A. Ware, of this
city no record will be a good' moneyed
horse this season. B. h. Magna Charter, Jr.,
by Magna Charta, sixteen hands high can
show better than a 40 gait owned by Charles
Schurtz, of Osage, Iowa. S. g. Princ%
owned and bred by M. J. Toher sired by
"Blk. c. Undertaker, threeSyears old, by
Mambrino Eclipse, he by Alhambra, dam
unknown bred and owned by M. L. Strong.
For homeliness and crooked legs this one
heads the list. Hiram says he will make a
trotter, sure. B. m. Kittie Dutton, owned
by S. F. Wilklow, can trot in 40. There are
eight others taking their first lessons.
"M. L. Strong ia giving Little Babe regular
work. He is looking finer than I ever saw
him. He will prove a dangerous horse in
the 37 class this summer. H. W. Pratt has
the b. geldings Frank Brown and Sleeper,
both able to show 40 clip."
JUDGES OF ELECTION
Will meet for the
Correction of Poll Lists
BT. PACT,, March 20,1878.
Frasx DISTBICI28d inst., from 9 A. M. to 4 t.
M, from 8 to 10 p. M. 25th inst., 9 t. M. to 9
SECOND DISTRICT22d, 23d and 25th inste..
from 7 to 10 P. M.
FIBST DISTRICT22d and 23d insts^ from 11 A.
M. to 1 P. u. 25th inst., from 11 A. M. to 2
F. at., and from 5 to 7 P. M.
SECOND DISTBIOT22d, 23d and 25th insta.,
from 12 ai. to 1 p. a. and from 6 to 7 p. K.
FTBST DISTRICT21at and 23d insts., from 6 to
9 p. M. 25th inst., from 4 to 8 P. St.
FrasT DISTRICT23d inst., from 5 to 8 F. M.
25th inst., from 11 A. M. to 1 p. &., and from
5 to 8 P. M.
SECOND DISTHICT22d inst., from 12 u. to 2
P. M. 25th inst., from 7 to 9 A. M. and irom
5 to 7 P. M.
THIRD DISTRICT:22d and 23dinets., from 11
A. M, to 2 p. M. and from S p. si. to 7 P. M.
25th inst., from 10 A. at. to IF. M. and from
5 P. M. to 7 P. ai.
FIBST DISTRICT22d and 23d imts., from 11 A.
M. to 1 p. si. 25th init., from 11 A. at. to 2 p.
M. and from 5 to 7 p. M.
The Spirit of the Times says accounts
from England report that pneumonia, of a
violent epidemic form, recently appeared in
the stable of Mr. W. H. Sanfordthe plucky
American now keeping a stable of American
racers in that countryattacking Brown
Prince, Cataract, Dancing Master, Miss
"Ward and Ultra, leaving all roarers, which
will entirely unfit them for the turf. The
four last named are two year olds sent over
in July last, of whom most creditable per
formances were expected. It is to be hoped
that the report greatly exaggerates the evil
effects of the disease.
The Spirit of the Times, in noticing the
death of "Old Kate," the famous old brood
mare owned by Major Thomas Morton, at
Woodlawn stud farm, Orange county, N. Y.,
at the ripe old age of 26, sayB she was, "by
long odds, the moat distinguished mother of
SECOND DISTRICT23d inat., from 12 M. to 2 1
M. 25th inst., from 5 to 7 P. M.
22d and 28d insts., from 9 A. M. to 4. p. 91. and
from 8 to 10 P. M. 25th inst., from 9 A. M. to
9 P. M.
And at all the districts on election day from
to 9 A. M.
Omissions filled when data is urniBhed.
M. J. O'CONNEB,
66-71 City Clerk.
SALE of the "Kennedy House," No.
65 East 6th street, and all Us Furnitureand
of the stables and sheds on same lot, and of three
wagonB and one sleigh, next Wednesday at 10 a. m.
The buildings must bo removed in a reasonable
time, and furniture removed and paid for on day of
sale. H. B. FAIRCHILD.
4 PRETTY HOME AT AUCTIONH. 8. Fair-
jt\_ child, Real Estate Agent, corner 3d and Jackson
streets, will sell the pleasant residence No. 25 Pearl
street, at Auction, on Monday, April lBt, at 11 a. m.
Sale on the premises. Time given on part. Sale
positive. Everything is in good ordersurround
ings goodlocation in many respects desirable.
Don't forget the day, April 1st Out this out for
reference, as it will appear but twice.
09-70 H.S. FAIRCHILD.
SALE OF REAL E8TATE75 Lots on
Grand andLincoln Avenues will be sold in good
faith to highest cash bidders, next Tuesdav, at II a.
m., on the ground, by H. 8. FAIRCHILD. 69-70
BUYA few yoke of good Working Cattle,
four to five years old. Apply immediately
at American HouEe, St. Paul, to
69-72 N. L. 8HATTUCK.
NUMBER THREE Singer Sewing Machine, for
carriage trimming and heavy leather work.
Apply GLOBE Office. 67-80
BOOMS TO BENT.
00D roome with board at 182 Robert street.
Cincinnati 1 %l
Jerome Park 106
121 Pleasant Avenue. Jacob
Maimer or Thomas Bower. 68-77
of the Women's Christian Home
ar prepare to execute Needle-work of all kinds,
including Drees-maldng, Shirt-making, Boys'Suite
and Underclothing. Prices moderate and work guar
anteed. The Laundry department is nnder an ex
perienced manager, and is prepared to receive family
washing at low rates. 55
Sixth Street Sewer.
OFFICE OF THE BOABD OF PPBJJO WOMB,
OF ST. PAUL, MINK., March 15,1878.
Sealed bids will be received by the Board of
Public Works, in and for the corporation of the
oity of St. Paul, Minnesota, at their office, in
said city-, until 12 M. on the 29th day of March,
A. D. 1878, for the construction of a sewer on
Sixth (6th) street, from a point about half
way between Wabashaw and Cedar streets to
Minnesota 6treet, in said city, according to
plans and specifications on file in the office of
A bond, with at least two sureties, in a sum of
at least 20 per cent, of the grosB amount bid,
must accompany each bid.
The said Board reserves the right to reject
any or all bids.
fi. H. TQIME, President.
Official: B. L. GORMAN,
61-73 Clerk Board of Public Works.
Omox or CocKK AWDITOB,
BaMSET Cotwtv MINN.,
ST. PAUL, March 6th, 1878.
Notice is Hereby Oiven That On
Tuesdaythe 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, "fin
titled an act to authorize the Board of County
Commissioners of Ramsey county to issue
bonds of saidconnty 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 author
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 BO much thereof as
mayTOnecessary'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
9 O'clock in Forenoon
5 O'clock in Afternoon
26th of March 1878,
At the usnal 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 DAVTS, County Auditor,
52 Ramsey County, Minn.
Northern Pacific B. B.
QUICKEST AND BEST
BLACK HIL LS
Northern Pacific Railroad, and Northwestern
Express, Stage ft Transporta-
SAINT PAUL TO DEADWOOD.
Trains leare Bt. Paul for Bismarck on and after
March 18th, 1878, at 7:80 A. M. daily, except Sunday,
making the trip in 22 hours, connecting at Bieinarck
with daily line of etagee for Deadwood.
HATS OF TiXS, OK AKI AFTER AT&!1 1st, 1878.
1st Class. 2d Class. Emigrant.
St, Paul to Bismarck. .$22 00 $18 00 $18 00
St, Paul to Deadwood. 45 00 40 00 '7 00
Duluth to Bismarck... 22 50 17 60 17 60
Duluth to Deadwood.. 42 00 38 00 23 00
By taking this route you secure elegant Palace
Sleeping Cars to Bismarck, to a point 75 miles nearer
Deadwood than via *ny other route to the Blaek
Bills. First and second-class passengers are carried
in first-class Concord coaches from Bismarck to
Deadwood. Emigrant passengers are carried in cov
ered freight wagons. For- farther Information ap
ply to or address Northern Paclflo Railroad office,
No. *3 Jackson Btreet, St. Panl.
O. G. BANBOBN,
General Passenger Agent.
H. E. SARGENT,
General Manager. 59
Grading Exchange St.
OFFICE OF THE BOARD OF PUBLIC WOBKS,
CITY OF BT. PAWL, MINN.. March 18, 1878.
Sealed bids will be received by the Board of
Public Works in and for the corporation of the
City of 8t. Panl, Minn., at their office in said
city, nntil 10 a m. on the 30tb day of March,
A. D. 1878, for
Grading Exchange St.Interest,
from Cedar Street to
in said city, according to plan and specifications
on file in the office of said Board.
A bond with at least two sureties, in a sum
of at least 20 per cent, of the gross amount bid,
must accompany each bid.
The said Board reserves the right to reject
any or all bids.
H. M. BICE, President.
Official: R. L. GOBMAS,
64-74. Clerk Board of Public Works,
Changeof Street tirade.
Cirs CBEBSVS OFFICE,
ST.PACL, MDJKWSOTA, ajarcb 8tb, 1878.
Notice is hereby given that the Common
Council will at their regular meeting, April 16,
1878, consider a proposed change of the follow
ing street grade, vis:
Louis Street from
Nelson Avenue to
A profile of the proposed change can he seen
at this office. M. J. O'COSSOB,
LOffici^O City Clerk.
WOOD & COAL.
W, W. Fuel Co., St. Paul Offices:
GRIGGS & JOHJJSOy,
MONDAY EVE., MASCH 25T3.
1. Grand Duo, Violin and Fisno"WUuain Toll.
J.K BEFIOT & OSBOENZ.
MESSRS. JOHN HILL A' MUSK WOOD.
20E. 3d Street.
112 E. 3d Street.
3..Variations de Concert"Camiral of Venice,
MIXE. ILMA I MTJBSKA.
Violin Solo"irentasia on Travlai8,'\ .AtjRt-.
MB. JOHN HILT..
5, Aria"Robert, tol que i'aime,*'... .MEyET.rr.2.
MLLE. ILMA 1 MURSKA.
6. Ballftcl"Warrior Bold," ADAMS.
7. Piano Sola"Dane* de Negro,'* ASHM
MR. JOHN HILI..
8. Aria"Linda dl Chiunounix," DosiZExn.
MLLK. ILMA DE M*!KSKA.
9. Aria Ernani"Jnfellce," \"rM
10. Val&e"Fer Bem^re." vr-.'
Especially composai for Mile. IITCB DeMnrsks.
AdmlBBion, 50c. 7Sca'l S1.00. Reserved se^'s vn
day of concert without attra cliargs si 3 si.
GBAND DRAMATIC NOVELTY
I be Entire Company from
McVicker's Theatre, Chicsge,
TTul Appear en
Tuesday and Wednesday, March
28 and 27,
In th3 Great Emctlctial Drama, bv ihs Anthers zi
tho Two Orchans, entitled
A CELEBRATED CASE
Now tho principal Draimatic Attraction cf bet*
Enrope and .America. APPROPRIATE SCENERY
has been prepared for proper production, v.hlvh
will be given by 20 A*, KNOVXEbocf AHTISTS.
The Bame performance ivill be given iu Mlnnrr
olits on Ttmraday ri'd Fridar, March 28 and !2?. AiH
notwithstanding th great expense attending ti!
powerful dramat'c ^urx- the Manager. i the hop* "i
a large patronage from all aiasseR, \vtU observe ivi'
ULAK PRICES OF ADJSBIOy, -'c. airu 50o.
Seals can be reserved at the Opeia Iluuee v/itheu!
extra charge. JL-. L. SHAKPi
BuElcees anQ Ktaga JIanacer
J. H. MeViCKEE.Manacw. 'ft-""
PRINCIPAL OFFICE. MILWAUKEE, \V1P.
Organized and Commenced Bnain^F. 1658. i
H. L. PALMEli, WILLABD MERRILL.
Amount of Net or Ledger Aesete, Decemi-er
Slet of Previous Year, 17,J 77,137 M.
1. INCOME. 1877.
Total premium income. 'r2.2'J2,S41 55
Cash received for interest upon
mortgage loans, bonds, stock*
and rent* 1,418,745 76
T3,71 1,067 11
2. DISBURSEMENTS. li77
Total paid for losece and matured
endowments.. rl,182,530 fi
Gash and notes puid to policy
holders. 1,700,086 75
Cash paid for commission to
agents, salaries and all manege
nient expenses 47'a,803 75
Total disbursements T3.371.471 Si
Balance 517.516,753 3 i
AB PEE LEDGES ACCCtTTS.
Cost value of real estate eiclush'e
of all incumbrances 868,189 cS
Loans on bonds and mortgage on
real estate 12.308,252 83
Premium notes, loans, or liens on
policies in force, the reserve im
each policy being in excess of
all indebtedness thcreou....... 3,262,1)58 i'i
Cost value of bonds and stock's
owned 732,716 1
Ca- in Company's otfk'c and in
premium**, and HU other
asfiete 656,503 57
Total net or ledger assets, 18.173,256 ifO
Net reinsurance reserve .5rli.032.201 00
Total policy claims 198,'70 09
Amount of all unpaid diridcuds
cr other profits dne policy
holders, and other liabilities.. 362,707 20
Liabilities on policy holder's
account $14,373,016 3^
Gross surplus on policy holder's
account 3,710,682 61
BDSESES6 IN MINNESOTA DUUIKG 1877.
Fumber and amount of policies
on the lives of citizens of Min
nesota, in force Dec. 31st of
previous year No. 3,270 54.6sO,4iO 00
Number and amount cf policies
on the lives of citizens of Min
nesota issued during the
jear No. 323 137.^03 CO
Amount of losses and claims on
policies in Minnesota unpaid
Dec 31 of previous year, No. 4 3.500 to
Amount of lueses and claims on
policies in Minnesota incurred
during the year No. 37 62.650 36
Amount of losses and claims on
policies in Minnesota paid
during the year No. 41 66.150 86
Amount of premiums collected,
or secured in Minnesota dur
ing the year, in cash and other
obligations 112.057 13
STATE OF MINNESOTA, I
DBPABiaffiKT of INSUBANCE.
Wfeereas, The Northwestern Mutual Life In
surance Company of the State of Wisconsin, has
filed in this Department a sworn statement es
hibitingits condition and business for the year
ending Dec. 31st, 1877, and has otherwise fully
complied with the requirements of the insur
ance laws of this Stale.
Now Therefore, I, A. R, McGill, Insurance
Commissioner of the State of Minnesota, do
hereby certify that the above named Companr,
is fully empowered through its authorized
agents, lo transact its appropriate business of
Life Insurance in this State, according to the
laws thereof, until the 31st dav of Januarv, A.
Witness my hand *nd official seal this ISth
day of March, 1878. A. R. McGILL,
No. 10 E. Third Street, St. Paul.
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