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ST. PAUL. SITUKDAY. MAY 11, 1878.
As aurpiibing as it may seem, Stanley
Matthews declines to be a candidate for Con
gress in the Cincinnati district. The pros
pect of being a Judge and under pay from
Jay Gould, is too tempting.
THE bill to repeal the bankiupt law has
been passed by the Senate, after the adop
tion of an amendment appointing Septem
ber 1st as the date on which it shall go in
force. The House will probably accept this
alteration of date as a compromise.
HE Cuban fight for liberty does not beem
to be so much extinguished as the Spaniards
would have the world to belies some while
ago. Gen. Campos has* been requested by
his home government to make another cam
paign against Maceo's foice and other
THE European question, as it appears at
this moment, is a case of Schouvaloff vs.
Ignatieff. If Schouvaloff can securo mas
tery of the Russian policy the chancas in
favor ot peace will be greatly increased.
Should Ignatieft's influence prove the
stronger, war will almost inevitably result.
W E have not heard anything for several
days relative to Mr. Beecher's proposed suit
against Moulton and Tiiton for conspiracy.
Tho fellow Mix, who was to supply the con
necting link, is known as a professional
black-mailer in New York, and has been un
der ariest for that and other offenses. Ihe
story of the contemplated suit looks a good
deal like pare bluster.
NOTWITHSTANDING the I emark?ble liberal
ity of the Minneapolis I'ribunc. the fund
secured for the suffeiersin and out of Minne
apolis amounts to less than $5,000. The Tri
bu.te ought to step up and supply the deficit
necessary to afford the'jo families a peimanent
pension. Efcning rudely repelled all offeis
ol aid, it is incumbent on that sheet to make
up whatever is lacking.
THE House of Representatives was yester
day again comparable to a bear garden.
White, of Pennsylvania, gave an exhibition
of indecency, and Hunton, of Virginia, per
mitted himself to be provoked into outra
geou3 misbehavior. Such scandalous
scenes prompt, tho suggestion that the
Speaker should bo furnished with a birch
rod, to be used on lefiactory members.
IT IS nearly a week since Mr. Hayes took
a trip anywhere. It is time ho went to see
somebody. A guilty conscience evidently
needs no accuser, and he does not feel easy
relative to his retention of an office to which
everyone knows he was not elected. Hence
he avoids the actual occupincy of the White
House as much as possible. He will ulti
mately go forth a wanderer upon the earth.
IF the property owners do their duty,
there will be no trouble in securing the air
and hour line railroad to Minneapolis. The
Milwaukee parties who are here have the
means to build the load at once, if the right
of way and a reasonable subscription is
made. It rests with the men who own
property and can afford to give a mere trifle,
to add a hundred per cent, to the value of
what remains, to decide whether the line
shall be built at once, or longer delayed.
WHEN revenue officers are hunting up
whisky frauds they are careful to let tho de
facto President know nothing of their move
ments. The necessity of this precaution was
learned duiing Biistow's raid on the crooked
distillers, when Grant was the medium
through whom the ring procured informa
tion of the intention of Bristow and his sub
ordinates. Neither Mr.* Hayes nor Pirate
Sherman were allowed to know anything
about the movement now in progress against
tho Cincinnati distillers until the evidence
of fraud had been collected by the revenue
HE nomination of George Sheridan, to
be recorder of deeds in the district of Co
lumbia, is the latest phase of Mr. Hayes'
civil service reform. The office is an im
portant one, and is woith $15,000 or more
to the holder annually. It has been held by
a Mr. Wolf, with whose discharge of the
duties no fault has been found. Wolf is now
thrown out to make room for Sheridan,
whose sole recommendation to pjace is tkat
he did some campaign oratory for Hayes
and knows rather too much about the elec
toral frauds in Louisiana, wheie he belongs,
to make it safe to have him lying around in
a discontented mood. Sheridan is a perfect
type of the class known in large cities as
"hotel bummers." He can tell a comical
atory, without being over-precise about its
decency, likes a drink, without caring much
who pays for it, is hail-fellow with any
body who is of a sociable disposition, and
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altogether is one of those free and easy dogs
whom better men tolerate as a clown in a
circus. He has had a hand in pretty near all
the dirty jobs and political conspiracies of
the carpet-baggers in Louisiana, and could
disclose the true inwardness of the radical
regime in that long suffering State. Since
the Packard gang were driven from author
ity in Louisiana, Sheridan has been pestering
Hayes with threats and prayers to give him
an office. At last the fraudulent President
has assigned him the lucrative place afore
said, and another possible blabber of un
pleasant secrets has his mouth gagged, and
the policy of reform is vindicated.
SECTARIAN CONFLICTS IN CANADA.
There is a strong probability that the 12th
day of next July will see bloody work in Mon
treal. Against the entreaties of Protestant
clergymen, against the advice of Protestant
laymen who are not Orangemen, and against
the judgment of at least a few members of
their organisations, the Orange societies
have resolved to make their parade through
the streets of Montreal, in honor of the
aimiversa ry of the battle of the Eoyne. In
addition, tho Orangemen of Ontario have
announced tkeir intention of going in groat
numbers to Montieai to assist their "breth
ren" in cat of a riot. On the other hand,
the Catholic Irishmen and various French
Canadian Catholic societies in Montreal, are
determined that the Orange parade shall not
be made in peace. Either side can muster a
ijost formidable force, enough for a very
respectable army. The Catholic party
claim that fifty thousand men can be put in
line, and that if more are needed they will
come in thousands from the United States.
Both parties would go into a fight with a
good deal of Biucere enjoyment.
In view of this serious aspect of affairs
the Dominion government is considering
what can be done to avoid the impending
conflict. Mr. Blake, one of the leading
members of Parliament on the ministerial
side, has introduced a bill providing that
when in the opinion of the ministers riotous
outbreaks are likely to occur in any district
a proclamation shall be issued declaring the
carrying of dangerous weapons to be an of
fence punishable by imprisonment. So far
as it goes this measme is well enough, but
we doubt its efficacy to prevent the Orange
men and Catholics from meeting in deadly
encounter. A conflict begun by unarmed riot
ers would speedily be converted into a battle by
fully equipped armiea, for the bill of Mr.
Blake does not provide for domiciliary visits
in search of weapons, and the adherents of
either combative faction will take care that
arms are within their reich. It would seem
that the Dominion or local authorities must,
in order to preserve the peace, either forbid
the arade absolutely, or provide such a
force of troops as will be able to repress any
indications of pugnacity.
On this side of the boundary line tho sym
pathies of the people for ihe opposing fac
tions in Canada are likely to be divided by
sectarian prejudices. The truth of the mat
ter is that both of the disturbing elements
in Montreal and elsewhere in the Dominion
aie utterly undeserving of anything but con
demnation. The Orangemen, and especially
the younger members of that faction, who
are known as Young Britons, are as bigoted,
intolerant and reckless in the use of violence
as any set of men that ever existed. The
Young Britons are in great measure what
we would call "roughs." A street fight is
their ideal of pleasure. They know
no other way to convert people to their ways
of thinking, if wo mey credit thorn with
thinking, than by smashing heads with
biick-bats. It id this lowdy gang that are
now so anxious to parade in honor of their
religion! The existence of this body of
youths, (for most of them are under twenty
yeais of age,) and their fierce desire to cele
brate the triumph of Protestantism in Ire
land are all the more preposterous because
but few of the Young Britons ever set foot
on Irish soil, and many of them have not
even that interest in the ancient Irish dis
putes which might come from ancestral an
The unruly inclinations of the Orange
men aie met with equally reprehensible bit
terness and intolerance by the Canadian
Catholics. It is due to tho latter to say that
they were not the originators of the contro
versy. The feud of centuries ago was first^.
renewed in Canada by the Orangemen, and
for the savage chaiacter that the dispute has
now assumed the Young Britons are primari
ly and mainly responsible. But the Catho
lics are now in a frame of mind that will
heed neither right nor reason. Their pas
sions are seething with hatred to their oppo
nents, and their respect for law is cast to the
Both of these desperate factions invoke
the name of religion, but both of them are
a disgrace to the sects to which they severally
belong, as well as detestable nuisances to
the rest of the community. If they were
tied neck and heels, and ttirown into the St.
Lawrence, Canada would be belter off. It
would be the extreme of folly for citizens of
this country, Catholic or Protestant, to ex
hibit any feeling in favor of either of these
quarrelsome mobs. Wo want no introduc
tion of their o'd-world controversies.
The Reported Fenian Movement Discred
NEWYOBK, May 10.Local Fenian leaders
repudiate Mulligan of the West. Gen. F. F.
Burke, trustee of the skirmishing funds, re
gardes Mulligan's utterances as bosh. A Mr.
O'Donovan of Brooklyn says: "As for having
one hundred thousand men armed and equip
ped in Canada in 30 hours, it is absurd. Even
the government of the United States can not
do that. However, the days have gone by for
saying that England's difficulty is Ireland's op
portunity. We have men who propose to make
the opportunity by creating the difficulty."
A Reputed Wife of O'Brien, the Bonanza
King, to Control His Will.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 10.The Examiner, this
afternoon, prints prominently, but assigning
rumor only as the basis, an article to the effect
that a woman claiming to be the lawful wife of
the late W. S. O'Brien, of the Bonanza firm,
will contest his will, claiming half the estate
that deceased, two years ago. settled a quarter
of a million on her, and six months ago offered
to compromise for an additional half a million,
which she refused.
The Mysterious Steamship Ciinbria.
ELLSWOBTE, Me., May 10.Since yesterday
there is more activity on boaid the Cimbria.
Yesterday afternoon the revenue cutter Hugh
McCulloch came into the southwest harbor and
promptly sent a boat to the Cimbria which re
turned the call. About the same time Capt.
Hunt and younger Capt. Gripenburg, who re
cently arrived on the Germania, reached the
Cimbria, and after an interview with those on
board started this morning on their return.
Wabash Railroad Company Enjoined.
NEW YOBK, May 10.In the suit of Samuel
Baxton against the Wabash railroad com
pany, an injunction has been granted restrain
ing the company from paying any interest ex
cept on the first mortgage bonds, and especially
against paying the principal or interest on
what are called the Seney mortgages.
It AUGER STJ.TB XE WS.
Incorporation of the Chippewa Valley and
Minnesota Railway-The Mississippi
River and Lake Superior tne Termini vrItb
Several BranchesKumor that Horace
Rnblee Is to Re-enter tn Newspaper
Field. 4/1 ~f*
[Special Te%ranf to the Global
MADISON' Wis., May 10.Articles of Incor
poration of the Chippewa valley and Minne
sota Railway Co., have been filed in the office
of the secretary of State. The road begins
at the village of Pepin, Pepin connty, and runs
through Pepin, Dunn, and Eau Claire counties,
to the city of Eau Claire, thence through Eau
Claire, Clark and Marathon counties to some
point on the Wisconsin railway in Marathon,
with branch roads running from that point
to Dunn and Menomonee, in Dunn county to
Ashland and Bayfield from Pepin to a point
in Pierce county, opposite Red Wing, Minn.
from the Wisconsin Central, to the village of
Pepin, and thence South to a point in Buffalo
county opposite Winona, Minn., from
the Wisconsin Central Railway to Mondavi,
Buffalo county, via Durand. The counties
proposed to be traversed by this route are
Dunn, EauClaire, Pepin, Buffalo, Pierce, Clark,
Marathon, Barron Burnett, Chippewa, Bay
field and Ashland, the length of the road to be
three hundred and fifty miles. The capital
stock of the company is fixed at $6,000,000, di
vided in 60,000 shares of $100 each. The in
corporators are Wm. Wilson, Thos. B. Wilson
and S. W. Hunt, of Menomonee, and H. P.
Graham, D. Kennedy, G. R. Buflinton, R. P.
Wilson and Daniel Shaw, of Eau Claire.
It is rumored, on good authority, that Hon.
Horace Rublee, chairman of the Republican
State central committee, will soon renew his
connection with the Wisconsin State Journal,
which he severed when he was appointed min
ister to Switzerland, several years ago.
Proceedings of Various Religions Bodies,
NEWARK. N. J., May 10.-In the Reformed
Episcopal council this morning a number of
other clergy were pieaent. Bishop Nicholson
reported adversely on the catechism of Edward
the Eighth and submitted one modeled on the
Westminster and Moravian.
At the afternoon session the Reformed Epis
copal council was occupied in discussing the
report of the committee on amusements. The
report advised against pnblic balls, theatres
and horse races. After a vigorous discussion
in which all the bishops advocated the leport,
it was adopted, 50 to 30.
METHODIST EPISCOPAL SOUTH.
ATLANTA, Ga., May 10.The general con
ference of the Methodist Episcopal church, met
to-day, and heard the report of the plenipoten
tiary committee at Cape May, which made
terms of fraternization and settlement of mat
ters in dispute between the Methodist Episco
pal church and M. E. church South. The re
port was spread on the minuteb the bishops an
nouncing that the matters of which it treated,
had been finally settled.
FOREIGN GRAIN MARKETS.
A General .Decline In Prices Owing to the
More Hopeful Political Situation.
LIVEBPOOL, May 10.A leading grain circular
says: During the past week wheat exhibited
a daily increasing depression, the more hopeful
view of the political situation inducing buyers
to suspend operations. The provincial mar
kets held since Tuesday generally quoted a de
cline of six pence to a shilling per quarter,
with an extremely limited demand on spot.
During the 6ame interval business moved very
slowly, transactions being merely retail at
barely Tuesday's currencies. Maize is in mod
erate inquiry, but prices rather favor buyers.
There was only a small attendance at this roai
ket to-day. Wheat dull at two pence per cental
decline for both red and white. Flour, six
pence per barrel and a shilling per sack cheap
er. Maize being in larger supply on the quays
there was some pressure to sell, and price*, weie
further reduced six pence per quarter.
An Indignant Cuban Patriot.
HAVANA, May 10.A Cubrn named Aquero,
with eleven followers, recently landed on the
southern coast of the central depaitmcnt in
lighter from Jamaica, in the belief that the in
surrection had broken out again. Finding
tranquility everywhere, and everybody opposed
to disturbance, he surrendered, indignant at
being deceived, and guided government officers
to the lighter. The vessel contained arms,
clothing, and about twenty boxes of ammuni
tion. The general commanding the depart
ment assured Aquero and companions of com
The Texas Cattle JJrive.
ST. Loms, May 10.The Kansas City Price
Current Bays that the Texas cattle drive will
reach fully 300,0n0
head. The cattle aie in
good condition and will reach their destination
niuoh earlier than last year 190 head have al
ready passed Fort Worth and Fort Griffin. The
Price Current also states that 85.000 head of
cattle are in Southern Kansas, ready to go to
market the middle of June.
Philadelphia's Permanent Exhibition Re
PmXADELPniA, May 10.The Permanent Ex
hibition, which has been closed for some time
to allow of thorough renovation, was reopened
to the public to-day with appropriate ceremo
nies. Senators Blaine, Bayard and Wallace ar
rived at about half-past two o'clock, and were
met and escorted to the platform by the recep
tion committee. Colonel A. K. McClure made
a short addrehs, concluding by introducing
Senator Blaine as the orator of the day, and the
latter made an eloqnent address.
ALL ABOUND THE GLOBE.
The Governor General of Ontario prorogued
The weekly statement of the imperial Bank
of Germany shows an increase in specie of
David Conroy, a leading communist of New
York, has been sentenced to State prison, being
convicted of a felonious assault
Daniel D. Boas, a prominent and wealthy
citizen of Hamburg, Pa., was killed last even
ing by the upsetting of his carriage.
Duncan McDonald, of Goderich, Canada, has
been sentenced to be hanged June 10th, for the
murder of Roderick Menro, in July last.
It is officially announced from Havana that
the insurgent chief Maceo has surrendered.
Maceo, with other chiefs, has gone to Jamaica.
In Newmarket, England, yesterday, the race
for year old fillies for one thousand guineas
was won by Pilgrimage, Jennett second, Clem
The Pierce mine, located near Lead City,
Black Hills, which is an extension of Home
stake, No. 1, was Bold yesterday by S.4R. Gevin
to California parties for $60,000.
Shumaker & Co.'s oil and chemical mill on
Allegheny avenue and Richmond street, Phil
adelphia, burned yesterday morning. Loss
$150,000 insurance about $50,000.
George R. Waterman, former assistant pay
master of the Pacific mills, Lawrence, Mass.,
has been arrested, having failed to secure the
company against loss by his defalcations of
The Italian government has private detect
ives watching every vessel arriving at New
York for the notorious chief bandit Trouboloni,
accused of committing thirty murders and
Rev. John Anyl. supeintendent of the Glen
dower colliery, Pofctsville, Pa., was killed last
evening in the mine, together with Thos. Mor
gan, workman, from an explosion caused by
Anyl carrying an unprotected lamp.
Suit has been commenced in the supreme
court of New York by Alexander Stewart and
Ann J. Bailey, claiming to be the relatives of
the late A. T. Stewart, to procure a partition of
property or sale and division of proceeds.
Richard C. McCormick, commissioner general
of the United States to the exposition, called
on General Grant yesterday in Paris, and in
vited him to visit the exposition, and fix the
time. General Grant appointed to-day, when
the general, wife, son and party will make a
The executive committee of the National
party met yesterday in New York city, D. B.
Steargeon, of Ohio, presiding, and discussed a
plan for systematic organization throughout
the country. Gratifying reports of the con
dition of the party .were announced as received
from all tectums.
DEFECTIVE PAG E
THE ST. PAUL PA1LY GLOBE, SATURDAY MORNING, MAYg-11, 1873
Notes or Minnesota Flyers and SiresPre
liminary Trot of the Season at Lake City
-Interesting Review of the Different Sad
dle GaitsThe Winners at New Orleans.
On dit, that Geo. P. Smith, the well known
driver, is about to change bis base of opera
tions from Lake City to St. Paul. *&>*
Now that Mr. Lovejoy has been given the
track privileges at the driving park, a decided
revolution in the way of popularizing turf
sports, is anticipated.
The Spirit of the Timet announces
Going's worm Tiowders have been placed with
A. J. Wampler, of this city, and also that the
same gentlemsn is to be supplied with Cope
man's tonic powders.
The horse men of Owatonna and that section
of the State, propose to engage in a trotting
matinee at that point to-day. With the stable
of Hi. Adams, no town in the State can put a
better string of horses at the wire than can
Mr. M. V. Rowley, also of Rochester, is the
owner of Star of the Wesfc^ Jr., a black stallion
like the old horse, and who seems to have much
of his sire's speed, having trotted a mile last
season in 2:37. Mr. G. W. Van Dusen, of the
same place, has two well bred mares, Pacolett
and Prella, by Swigert. This gentleman also
has a yearling by Barden's Western Chief, out
of a Pacolett, a large, rangy and stylish colt.
Mr. A. D. Richardson, of Hudson, Wis.,
writes Mr. R. Barden, of this city, owner of the
fine stallion Western Chief, by Curtis Hamble
tonian, under date of the 7th, as foUows: Lady
Neilson, of St. Paul Patchen, dam Old Pol by
Abdallah, (dam of Sherwood's Mol. Martin,)
dropped the prize horse colt of this State to
Western Chief. Sunday morning, the 6th inst.
Dark bay without white spot.
White Stockings, owned by Mr. A. B. Davis,
of Faribault, whose striking appearance and
promising action attracted so much attention
at the Mankato meeting last fall, has wintered
well, and is in fine fettle this spring. Mr.
Davis will soon put him to regular track work,
in readiness for campaign work the latter part
of the season, when it is thought he will be in
condition and have the speed to make it par
ticularly warm for horses in his class.
The horsemen of Lake City enjoyed a trotting
matinee Thursday afternoon of last week. The
entries were Geo. Spicer's b. Dutchman,
Geo. P. Smith's b. g. Toney, H. D. Stocker's b.
g. May Queen, and W. H. Matthew's g. m.
Lina. The race was half mile heats and so
evenly were the horses matched that Bix heats
were required to settle the contest, making it
exceedingly interesting. The race was won by
Dutchman, who took the first, fifth and sixth
heats, Toney getting the second and third, and
Lina the fourth, May Queen coming in third
on the first heat, second in the second heat and
fourth heats. Time, 1:19, 1:21, 1:175/. 1:19,
Messrs. Simond & Clough of Rochester, are
the owners of three fine Clyesdale stallions,
which are being well patronized by the farmers
of that vicinity. They also own a bay stallion,
three years old, by Alexander, dam of Gov.
Wright, grandame Star of the West's dam. He
is described as being as handsome as a pictuie,
is being trained in a quiet way, and said to be
developing a slashing gait. The attention of
Messrs. Simonds and Clough is invited to the
association of breeders in the organitation of a
trotting stake for three year olds, mentioned in
the GLOBE of Thursday. There will be good
company for their colt in that race, and it is to
be hoped that they will early signify their in
tention of being represented.
As considerable attention has lately been
directed to horseback riding, the following ar
ticle on "Saddle Gaits" is published for the
benefit of such of our readers as are interested
in the subject. The writer, though a resident
of Kentucky, has many friends in St. Paul,
who will vouch for him as authority on the
subject of which he treats, and who will
not be suiprised to learn that he
handles the pen as readily as the "ribbons.'
Although not so universally popular as in for
mer 3 ears, riding on horseback continues to be
practised largely by gentlemen of leisure, as a
means of exercise and enjoyment and, in many
parts of the country, as a convenient means of
locomotion on matters of business.
In many portions of the United States this
health-giving exercise is becoming a highty
fashionable amusement among ladies and
gentlemen of culture and refinement, and we
hope that the taste may become universal. But,
in order to make horseback riding a really
comfortable and pleasurable exercise, a good
saddle-horse, thoroughly broken, is requisite,
and such are e*tiemely difficult to fiud.
As something of a guide in the selection of a
horse, as well as in the training or him for
such a purpose, we present below an analysis of
what are known as saddle gaits. It is not to
be supposed that every saddle horse will pos
sesses all, or even a considerable number of
these ways of going. A large pro
portion of them g but one or two gaits, that
may be preferred by the owner, no other be
ing required. The possession of several differ
ent gaits by a single animal is rather excep
tional than otherwise but a first class saddle
horse is expected to go, at command, eight dif
ferent gaits, and in proportion as he approaches
this standard, his value for such purposes is
There are, perhaps, one or two additional
fancy gaits that are sometimes displayed, but
they may be considered as rather accidental
variations of the more distinct ways of going
under the saddle, depending largely on the
conformation of the horso, and the manipula
tion of the reins in the hands of a skillful
rider. The walk, trot, pace and galop, are the
cardinal or natural gaits, and need no descrip
tion to be generally understood. The artificial
and acquired gaits are as follows:
FirstThe Fox Trot is a slight modification
of the true trot, and perhaps to call it a
"broken" trot, in which the fore foot touches
the ground an instant in advance of the
diagonal hind foot, will convey as correct an
understanding of it as a most elaborate de
scription of the alternate placing of the feet.
It has the slowest limits of the artificial gaits
and is an all-day gait. Its range is generally
from four to six miles per hour, though oc
cassionally a horse may show a rate of seven
miles an hour. It is the utility gait of the
general saddle horse, and every one worthy
the name is expected to have it. At this gait a
loose rein is always used, and the horse is apt
to carry hib head low. Drivers of trotting
horses in harness will recognize it as a step fre
quently taken for two or three strokes by horses
just in the act of slowing into a walk.
SecondThe running walk is also a modifi
cation of the true trot, but in this case the
head is carried higher and the hind foot
takes the ground just in advance of
the diagonal fore foot, breaking the concussion.
A closer rein is generally held than in the fox
trot, and the pace is a faster one, and may be
carried to a three minute gait before the horse
is forced out of it. This is a more showy gait
fiian the fox trot, and in it the poise of the
horse is such as to give him more of a climbing
action in front. In the running walk the
cadence of the footfalls is not unlike that of
the ordinary walk quickened, and the feet take
the ground in the same order. It might be de
scribed as a variation of the true walk, by im
parting to it an elastic or bounding quality
in fact, a walk on a run, if such contrary de
scription is admissable. Trotters, in harness,
frequently get away at this gait when started
suddenly, under a firm pull upon the bit, be
fore they settle to the true stroke.
ThirdThe Rack (or Side-Rack as ft is some
times called) is a modification of the true pace,
in which the hind foot touches the ground in
advance of its leading forefoot. This gait ad
mits of a wide range of speedsay from four
miles an hour to faster than a three minute
gait. This is the favorite saddle gait with la
dies, and seems better suited to the side-saddle
than any other. Few gentlemen like it as weU
as the Fox trot, though it is often used as an
all-day business gait, and of the two is more
readily taken by horses that have a natural
FourthThe Single Foot (or Single-footed
Rack) cannot be classed as either a diagonal or
as a lateral gait. It i* exactly intermediate be
tween a trot and & pace, or, if you please is
such an exaggeration of the Fox-trot as to
bring it half way to the Rack or
vice versa. Each foot seems to
move independently of association with
either of the others, and the same interval of
time elapses between each foot fall. It is sel
dom seen in harness. It is a fast gaitgener
ally not less than ten miles an hour, and can
be increased to a three-minute gait. It affords
the smoothest seat of all the gaits, because
that portion of the animal which supports the
saddle apparently glides evenly forward, while
each quarter, moving separately, causes none
of that bounding or iolting of the trot or pace.
These four artificial gaits, in connection with
the four natural ones first named, constitute
all the requisite gaits of a trained saddle horse.
WINNINGS AT NFW ORLEANS.
In the New Orleans race week before last, the
winnings of the various stables were as fol
W. R. Babcock, $50 $ 5 50
P. G. Cocks, 50. $800. $175 X, 526
J. McMahon, 100, $25 135
T. A. Gay, $50....^ T. 50
E. Warwick, silver cup 250
M. Walsh, *100 100
Kelly, eiOO 100
Barkly & Higgins, $150. 150
H. Gaffney, $50, $200 250
R. Shea, $50, $200 250
Spencer & Brien, $300, $250, $300, $200, 1 050
Gay & Phillips, $100, $50, $200, $350,
Wm. Lakeland, $300, $300, $50, $500... 1,150
Wm. Cottrell, $200. $300, $600, Bilver
cup, $50 1,150
Grand total $6,600
BISHOP M'COSKRY'S CASE.
How the Court of Inquiry will be Consti-
tutedThe House of Bishops.
I Detroit News.]
The canon relative to the resignation or
displacement of bishops requires that Bishop
McCoskry's resignation must be accepted by
his peers before he fully casts off the re
sponsibilities of his sacred office. A bishop
in big position may apply to two other
bishops to examine his case, with a view to
ascertaining whether he may demand a
court of inquiry. If these two bishops find
that he has just cause for so doing, they en
dorse his petition for an investigation, and
without their signature the presiding
bishop, to whom the petition or
demand is addressed, cannot
act. If Bishop McCoskry, or his ad
visers, who have apparently acted so far
without due warrant of ecclesiastical law,
conclude to take the proper steps for an in
vestigation, the above course will have to be
followed. The next step taken is by the
presiding bishop, who first looks up the
names of the delegates from this and the
three surrounding dioceseswestern Michi
gan, northern Ohio and Indianato the last
general Episcopal convention.
The delegates to the convention from each
diocese, are eight in numberfour clergy
men and four laymen. The delegates from
this diocese (Michigan) were H. P. Baldwin,
C. C. Trowbridge, H. W. Rogers, and Theo
dore H. Eaton, laymen, and the Rev. Dr.
Worthington, the Rev. Dr. Harris, the
Rev. Mr. Lane, and the Rev. Mr.
Megrath, clergymen. The presiding
bishop selects by lotafter first setting aside
those disqualified by relationship, removal
from diocese, or-other causesfour of each
delegation, namely, two laymen and two
clergymen. It so happens that there are two
of the delegates from this diocese disquali
fied, Mr. Eaton being a relative of Bishop
McCoskry, and the Rev. Mr. Megrath hav
ing removed from the diocese. The sixteen
thus selected constitute a court of inquiry,
who act as a kind of grand jury, oxamine
witnesses, etc., and, if they find a case
against McCoskry, shall so notify the
presiding bishop. The final tribunal
is the court of bishops. Eleven are
selected by lot from the 6eventy-two bishops
in the Protestant Episcopal church, and the
prosecution and defence have each the right
to strike off two names. If either or both
fail to exercise this privilege, the presiding
bishop does it himself. The number being
thus reduced to seven, they are summoned to
attend and hold a court in the diocese where
the trouble originated. From the time of
this notification to the assembling of the
court, not more than six nor less than two
months must elapse.
But it is probable that the trial will come
off in any case, excepting, of course, the
contingency of the bishop's death. A call
has been issued by Bishop Smith for the as
sembling of the House of Bishops in New
York city on the 19th of June next. Al
though there are several matters of import
ance which would necessitate the assembling
of the bishops this year, it is understood
that the McCoskry case has hastened the
call, and there is no doubt that the house
will order a court of inquiry in his case, if
not previously called for.
Proceedings of the Common Coun
S T. PAUI., May 8, 1878.
President Dawson in the chair.
Present: Aid. Allen. Cleary, Dowlan, Dreis,
Griggs, McCarthy, O'Connor, Rhodes, Smyth,
A communication from his honor the
Mayor, calling tLe meeting for the purpose
of canvassing tho vote of the late election,
was read and accepted.
At this stage of the proceedings. Hon. J.
J. Egan, attorney for John Thomson, ap
peared and offered a protest against any can
vass of the vote cast for school inspector in
the first district of the Second ward.
On motion, so much of the returns as re
ferred to said mentioned school inspector
was laid over.
CANVASS OF THE VOTE
of tho late election held May 7th, 1878, for
Aldermen and School Inspectors, then pro
gressed with the exception mentioned.
ITBST WABDFIRST PRECINCT.
AldermanA. Allen, 133 John X. Davidson,
92 C. W. Carpenter, 8 C. Fischer, 5. Allen's
majority over all, 28. Allen's plurality, 41
School InspectorJ. H. Murphy, 233.
SECOND W ARDFIRST PkECINCT.
AldermanJohn O'Connor, 141 C. C. Berk
man, 58 John Doyle, 47 J. K. Hillyard, 34.
O'Connor' majority over all, 2. Plurality, c'3.
School InspectorA. Dnfrene, 176 R. 0.
Sweeny, 78. Dufrene's majority, 98.
THIRD WARDFIRST PBEOINCT.
AldermanThomas Grace, 228 scattering 8.
School InspectorO. Cullen, 235.
FOURTH WARDFIRST PRECINCT.
AldermanC. Ringwald, 208 W. H. Sanborn,
244. Sanborn's majority, 36.
School InspectorGeo. Benz, 441 James
AldermanC. W. Griggs, 157 scattering, 7.
School InspectorJ. J. McCardy 157.
AldermanWm. Rhodes, 227 J. W. Fisher,
112. Khodes' majority, 115.
School InspectorAlbert Scheffer, 268 F.
Swisher, 152. Shcffer's majority, 116.
A. Allen, Alderman first District first Ward.
John O'Connor, Alderman first District, Sec
Thomas Grace, Alderman first District, Third
W. H. Sanborn, Alderman first District,
C. W. Giiggs, Alderman third District, Fourth
Wm. Rhodes, Alderman first District, Fifth
J. H. Murphv, School Inspector first District.
O. O. alien, School Inspector first District,
Geo. Benz, School Inspector first District,
J. J. McCardy, School Inspector third District
Albert Scheffer, School Inspector first District
A. Dufrene, School Inspector second District,
The President announced that the fore
going named citizens having the highest
number of votes for the ofhee for which
they were named, are hereby declared elected,
and the Clerk directed to issu^ certificates
,j WM. DAWSON,
President of Council.
M. J. O'CONNOB,
Mrs. 3It/ra Clark Oaine*, Having Gobbled
New Orleans and Baltimore, Will Crab
(Washington Telegram St. Louis Republican.]
Either Judge Wardel, of this city, or Mr.
Hutchinson, of New Orleans, will, in a week
or two, go to St. Louis to institute proceed
ings in the United States court for the re
covery of certain property for Myra Clark
Gaines. The estimated value of the prop
erty is 55,000,000, and is claimed under the
same title by which she recently secured an
immense tract in New Orleans, after many
years of litigation. The first duty of her
attorneys will be to examine the records to
see what portion of the territory covered by
the plat of St. Lonis is embraced in the
land of her father. She cannot designate
any of it except that portion known as the
Southern hotel property. She claims that
the proceedings in the New Orleans
case cover exactly the case of
St. Louis that her father secured the prop
erty on Spanish and French grants, and
that it was transferred by Reff, her father's
executor, as in the New Orleans case. The
decisions of the supreme court have decided
her legftimacy, and that Reff violated his
fiduciary relations, and made a fraudulent
transfer and title. The decision of the
supreme court [Sixth Wallace, delivered by
Justice Davis, now Senator.] held that the
statute of limitations did net hold against
her right. Her attorneys say that as all points
have been decided, all that is necessary in
the St. Louis case is to make a practical
application of them to the
estate of her father, Daniel
Clark. They say that the acts of Congress
in 181G confirming the report of the com
missioners appointed by the United States
to report upon Spanish and Fiench claims
embraced in Missouri and Lomsiann, the
former a territory at that time, will show the
title clear. It will be remembered that after
the final decision of the United States su
preme court in the Louisiana case, Judge
Billings, of the United States court there,
appointed commissioners to make estimates
on the rents and improvements to the prop
erty in addition to the title. These commis
sioners have reported and the judge has af
firmed their report, giving a final judgment
for $4,000,000. Immediately afterwards Mrs.
Gaine3 instituted proceedings in Baltimore
on a claim exactly like the one at New Oi
leaitf and St. Louis. The Baltimore people
in the light of the result at New Orleans
compromised with the claimant before tho
court could act. When Mis. Gaines gets
through with St. Louis she will institute
proceedings in the court of claims for a tract
of land now apart of New Oxleans, which
she claims belonged to her father. In 1H2G
Congress gave Lafayette $200,000 in cash
and a lot of land warrants. His agents lo
cated on the land of her father, and tho gov
ernment allowed this to be done. Lafay
ette's agents afterward sold the land, Mis.
Gaines now goes before the court of claims
for the value of the same which she places at
$6,000,000. When the St. Louis and the
Lafayette cases are finished Mrs Gaines sajs
she will quit.
A narrow-gauge railway from Webster
city, Iowa, to Winona, is projected.
Hackney Barney is said to be the name
that will be given to a new town Waba
sha county. The inhabitants must have
some Bpite against their home.
Charles Church, of Pickwick, Winona
county, went fooling around a circular saw,
and now Charles is minus the fingers and
part of the thumb of left hand.
A farmer in Chimney Rock, has a most
wonderful calf. It is double jointed and
walks backward as well as in the usual man
ner. It has a head and mane like a horse
and is of a dapple gray color.
Our merchants are making an effort to
have all stores closed en Sunday. This is a
move in the right direction, but unless all
of our business men can be induced to join
it, it will amount to nothing.yeic L'lm
The house of the Rev. Mr. Porter of
Mountain Lake, Cottonwood county, was
burned last week. Mrs. Porter, in trying to
save some effects, was severely scorched.
It is possible that she may lobe her right eye.
Her right arm was also badly burned.
A horse dealer from Missouri bought some
aconite in Windom, Cottonwood county, to
give to his horses as medicine. The vial was
put in a pocket along with a vial of brandy,
and the horse dealer boon after, wanting a
drink, swailowed the contents of the wrong
bottle. Powerful emetics were at once given
him, and his life was saved, although he
suffered great pain.
At Northlleld, one night last week, the
watchman demanded the business of a
strange horseman. The latter answered
that he had been sent from Millersburg to
call Dr. Wheeler for a sick traveller. The
doctor's house was pointed out, the doctor
aroused and sent off to Millersburg, where
he found the orrand was a hoax. It has
since turned out that the Belf-styled mes
senger was a horse thief, who had adopted
the ruse to account for his appearance at
such a late hour.
Jay Could and the Supreme Court.
[Philadelphia Sunday Press.]
A sickening rumor fills the air and threat
ens to still further depreciate the value of
real estate. Some one has extorted from the
administration the secret that Mr. Justice
Swayne is to leave the supreme bench, and
that Stanley Matthews will go on it. Let's
see! Jay Gould contributed $7f,00 to the
Hayes campaign fund Stanley Matthews is
Jay Gould's attorney: the Pacific railroad
will fight the now funding act in court: in
course of time the case will reach the su
preme court, with Stanley on the benchoh.
no! it cannot be
jf7ie Reward ofXoyes' Crime.
[From the Mobile Register.]
Mr. Noyes, our Minister to France, was
chiefly instrumental in having Florida
counted for Hayes. He went to Florida,
argued in favor of the fraud, pushed it to
successful completion, and received his re
ward. Should we not call upon the Minis
ter to France to resign his office, which he
holds as a reward for crime? Should a crim
inal represent the United States at the Re
publican court of France?
He Had the Blues.
When the President wrote to John Sher
man that ho was reliably informed that L.
G. Dennis would make a capital special
agent of the treasury, and respectfully de
sired that his claims should have favorable
attention, he did not use ink. He wrote
with a blue pencil. That, of course, lets
Advice to Lucie Sammy.
If Governor Tilden will hunt out some
lovely and accomplished young woman, and,
in tho certainty of domestic bliss, cease
worrying about the Wiiite House, he'd live
longer. That is, of course, if sad-irons and
rolling-pins do not enter too actively into the
The Northern Pacific Bill.
[Washington Special (May 8) Chicago Tribune.]
The friends of the Northern Pacific rail
road company held a meeting to-night at the
National hotel, to consider the means to
further the chances of that road before Con
gress. Their effort trill be to press the
bill at an early day.
[New York Sun.]
The silliest of all bugbears is that of dan
ger fioai Communism in the United States.
Too bad! too bad! Bessie Turner has recoverd
from her din ess.
Ben Butler seems to yearn for the proud po
sition of leader in the "National"' party.
The steamship Hammonia sailed from Hani
burg last week on a similar mission to that ^f
Rev. Dr. DeKoven, of Racine college, has
concluded not to accept the call as assistant
pastor of Trinity church, New York.
Pork is lower in Iowa than it has been for
eighteen jears.Exclmugc. The market is
overstocked with Republican politicians.
A Pittsbnrg Presbyterian minister lectures
on "Obscene literature," and peopleask how he
obtained his great familiarity with the sub
A book agent hung himself at his home in
Pardeevillc, Wxs.. a few dajs ago. This is the
first recorded instance of a book agent with a
A cavalry expedition under Gen. Merrill is
being arranged, to 6cour the country north and
northwest f the Black Hills to the Yellowstone
river and Big Horn mountaius.
A Mrs. Alhngham, of Grand Rapids, Mich.,
dropped dead from heait disease on Wedresday
It is reported that her death was caused by
witnessing a fight between her two sons.
ItuFsian agents have been among the New
York pilots familiar with the coast, and if
there is war a good many of them will be per
manently engaged by the Russian cruisers.
It will cost the inbes in the Indian Territory
623,000 this ear to keep a delegation in Wash
ington to see that their rights are not taken
away from them through the intrigues of un
John H. Wright, a sailor 20 years oZ age, ha
confessed that he murdered Barnej Perron,
whose body was found in the Eno basin,
Brooklyn, with a heavj weight attached. Tho
murder occurred during a fight on a schooner.
Republican papers become frenzied when a
Southern paper occasionally speaks of '"Presi-
dent Davis." Jeff, at least, was not President
of the Confederacy by virtue of fiaud. His
claim to the title is better than that of Hayes.
An accurate count of the noses, shows that
this State is actually fifty-seven shoit of the
number of officeholders to which she is proper
ly entitled.Cincinnati Guzdie. From tbn wo
judge that there must be fifty-seven less ooicos
than mala Chioanp.
Gold quarter-eagles, which are just appear
ing in chculation in New \ork, are fieqcently
received and paid out for new cents.Xei)
Yo)kpLe,. Too thin! too thin! The course
of th'^ star of empire cannot be diverted by
such transparent devices.
Panders JlcColloiigh and his ife, living in
Oxford. Penn., went hunting for burglars in
the dark the olbtr night. Kanders misto
his wife for a bmglar and put a bullet her
shoulder. Moral: \N hen yon go on a burglar
hunt lea'.e our wife bed,
A sweetly accommodating disposition was
shown bj a couple in Toledo who went to a jus
tice to be married, and, finding him papering
bis hous,e, postponed the joyful ceremony. IE
they continue in this way after marriage thty
ought to get along harmoniously.
Senator Kellogg hajs that Packard as offered
the choke of four positions, namely, the mis
sion to Mexico, the Goveinor&hip of Utah, the
Consiil-Geuerttlbhip to Par^, and the Liverpool
Consulate. It is not known whether ho will
accept the appointment to Liveipool or not.
When the Kearsage-Alabama battle occurred
off Cherbourg, thousands of people went down
from Parib to \iew ihe spectacle, and Lughsh
acht gathered in uumbeis in the harboi.
Perhaps Americans willjetha\o a chance of
flocking to witness a fight between a Russian
cruiser and a British man-of-war.
Sir Heniy Crockenden, who died in England
in lbTG, left inhtructioiis that his bod\ f-houlj
be cremated. Onlv a few weeks ago the Eng
lish home minister ga\e permission to c.hurae
the body and dispose of it according to tho
testator's instiuctiOiii,. The remains were
taken to Milan, Italy, about tho middle of
April, and reduced to ashea the Gonni fur
A storj is told of Lmcoln that he oneo agreed
with a neighbor to swap horses "uubight and
unseen." The neighbor waa first to arrive at
thp rendezvous with hib candidate for the bone
yard. In a few minute-, Lincoln was seen com
ing aiound the corner with a nckety saw-horso
on his shoulder b-it before he could reach tho
tiysting-place the other jockey had disappeared
down the alley.
The Louisiana lottery concern has a test case
before the (frforto pott master general as to the
use of the mail by lotteries. Charley Howard,
the head of tho Louisiana lotterj, recentlv
called on Mr. HIT es. Howard is eaid to have
spent 340,000 to help carry out Hajes' chemes
in Louisiana. He ha3 retained as counsel, C.
W. Moulton, of Cincinnati, a brother-in-law of
Secretary fcherman and a great friend of Mr.
Shiskui, the Russian minister at Washington,
has asked his government to recall him. When
he first came to this country he followed soma
Kubsian fashions that were ridiculed by Wash
ington and other papers*. The minister was
deeply offended, and has held somewhat aloof
from American society. Hence he has not at
tained the populatity of others among the for
eign lepresentalives, and is discontented
The amateur coachman of New York diove to
Philadelphia last week. The Press of the last
named city says: If crowd and'chet-is are
any evidence of popularity, the swell coachmen
of New York are more popular than the Pirsi
dent of the Lulled States. All Broad stieet
for miles was lined with equipages whie-h stood,
some of them, for an hour or more, to await
and welcome the entrance of the Tally-ho."
It doesn't take much to be more popular than
A party was recently given in Loudon at
which every lady was draped in ancient Gre
cian costume. The [highly proper British
female, however, could not go tho
Greek garb mall its simplicity,
and so clothing was wo-n undjr the
classic attire, and the graceful effect of the
latter utterly destroyed. But these same ladies,
we doubt not, would wear without hesitation
the much more immodest and far less artistic
low-necked, "eel-skin" gowns prescribed bv
Butler, Penn.*} Ivania, has a case something
akin to the famous Tichborne affair, tho pres
ent claimant, however, beinfr a woman. Thirty
years ago Emily Ward left her home, and was
lost to memory. Two years ago a person call
ing heiself by that name appeared at the home
stead, and was received as the long-lost one.
Meantime the farm bad become valuable, and
Emily was an heiress to quite an estate. Later
on the family became suspicious of the
woman's identity, and she was discarded as an
impobtcr. Hence the suit, which promises to
be of romantic interest.
Suit has been brought against the Spanish
minister at Washington by a Spaniard who
claims 100,000 for having "shado\-ed" Don
Carlos v, hen that pretender to the throne of
Spam was cavorting around this country. The
claimant say be traieled with Don Carlos
daily and nightly, being his intimate com
panion, through the United States and the sev
eral countries of Europe, and informed tho
Spanish minister of Don Carlos' action. The
service exposed him. on discovery, to imm
nent danger of his life, as was well understood
by the Spanish minister, and was reasonably
worth $100,000, which sum, or any part there
of, the Spanish minister refuses to pay.
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