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BY H. P. HALL.
NO. 17, WABASHAVT BTBEET, ST. PAPL.
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ST. PAUL, FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 1878.
THE anti-administration organs of Ohio
excuse the resolution indorsing the Presi
dent by claiming that the indorsement was
intended in a purely Pickwickian sense.
Call you this backing your friends?
THERE is one consolation that Democrats
will have in the loss of Alexander H.
Stephens' support. Every cause he has ever
espoused has proved a dismal failure, just as
Hayes' administration will be. Doubts as to
the success of the Democratic programme
would have been in order had he rallied to
its support. ______________
THERE will be no excuse hereafter for mis
representing or misunderstanding the attitude
of the Democratic party toward the Presiden
tial title.Cincinnati Enquirer.
O, yes, there willthere must be. The
Republicans are out of capital. And if
they oould not misrepresent the Democratic
party, one of the chief joys of their exist
ence would be blotted out, and life would be
as the apples of Sodom.
ROBESON manages to inject into his inter
view, brought about in order to show his
contempt for Congress and public opinion, a
puff for Grant. He says he is a very popu
lar man, and will receive a great ovation
when he returns. If Grant has to depend
upon such criminals as Robeson and Deacon
Billy McKee for good words, he is badly off
indeed. Ho can better afford to brave their
censure than their praise.
THE Secretary of War is a great econo
mist. He has just issued a general order in
which he recites that the traveling agents of
the department are making too much money
and living too luxuriously. He therefore
direots that their per diem and allowance be
reduced to $2.50 per day, and that if the
agents want to use sleeping cars they must
pay for them out of their own pockets.
When the secretary travels, however, he in
sists upon his $22 a day and a special car all
THE State Medical association, or some
members of it, spent a few minutes in look
ing through the Insane Asylum at St. Peter
Wednesday, and straightway proceeded to
indorse the institution as immaculate. It
is. of course, manifestly absurd that they
could know anything of the management
of that institution from an hour's visit, and
they simply make themselves ridiculous in
assuming such wisdom. Their excessive
desire to shield Dr. Bartlett is unseemly
and disreputable, and will convince no one.
EX-SEOBETABY ROBESON has had himself in-
terviewed as to the charges contained in Re
presentative Whitthorne's report of the con
duct of the navy department. He declares that
they are the outgrowth of Mr. Whitthorne's
personal prejudice and desire to distinguish
himselfa prejudice "which comes out of a
desire to create reform and an inability to
exactly get at it. He will take no steps to
explain away the charges, as he has "no
official knowledge of their existence." We
presume that if the attorney-general does
his duty fearlessly Mr. Robeson will not be
long without official notice of the existence
of the charges, and that notice should be in
the form of a warrant of arrest for bribery
and a corrupt collusion with contractors to
rob the national treasury out of millions of
THE JO WA PLATFORM.
"Just wait till the Republicans of Iowa
Bpeak then you will hear a ringing indorse
ment of the President,"' the party press of
the country have been exclaiming for the
paBt two months. Well, we have waited,
and the aforesaid Republicans have met.
We look in vain for the "ringing indorse
ment" of Hayes. For some reason or an
other the expectations of our friends have
failed to pan out. We have studied the
platform over and over, and have come to
the conclusion that it will require a posse
comitatus to find the "ringing in
dorsement." It indorses Hayes in pre
cisely the same language as that employed
by the Democratic House of Representatives.
It is, however, a ringing platform. It rings
in much the same manner as an empty tin
kettle. It flaunts the bloody shirt a little,
indulges in a mild tincture of abuse of the
Democratic party, steals its thunder on the
revenue question, and after scattering a few
meaningless platitudes broadcast over every
subject under the sun, it collapses into
nothingness. Talleyrand's notion that lan
guage was given to man to enable him to
conceal his ideas, might be supposed to have
been adopted by the Iowa Republicans, pro
vided they had any ideas to conceal. A more
insipid decoction of "swash" has never be
fore, within our recollection, been put before
the people of any State. It is, however,
suitable food for the political imbeciles of
the Hawkeye State who vote the Republican
ticket. Stronger food might injure their
digestion, or cause a rush of ideas to the
brain that might prove fatal.
LOST THEIR HEADS.
The authorities of Burnett county, Wis
consin, and the Governor of that State, ap
pear to have completely lost their heads and
are doing what they can to create a panic
and an Indian scare. If the Governor of
Wisconsin could temper his fears with the
exercise of a little discretion and a moderate
amount of brains, he would cease calling
upon the Government for aid, but would
proceed to suppress the turbulence which
exists, if any.
To give their Wisconsin scare a color of
plausibility, they report from Madison that
the Sioux of Minnesota have made an alli
ance with the Wisconsin gang, and that there
is to be serions trouble. As a matter of
fact there are no Sioux in Minnesota, and
have not been since 1863, and the Chippe
was in this State are perfectly harmless.
We imagine that the foundation for all the
gubernatorial alarm has about the same
basis as this reported alliance with the Min
n?t Sioux, which has no existence what
The Wisconsin Indians in question are of
a vagabondish character, with a more than
usual Indian fondness for "fire water."
They are few in numbers and relatively less
dangerous to the community where they ex
ist than are the tramps which infest every
considerable city in the country, In some
drunken row a few weeks ago, an Indian was
killed, and from this some bad blood has
arisen, but that it has assumed such propor
tions as the frightened Governor imagines is
ridiculous in the extreme.
There is not the slightest fear of trouble
with Indians in this State, and if there was,
we are very sure Gov. PiUsbury would
handle the question without calling upon
the general government for any aid what
ever. If the Governor of Wisconsin is too
puerile to suppress disturbances in his own
State, Minnesot%might lend him a hand in
asserting his authority and save him from
making himself any more ridiculous than
THE WOItK OF COAGRESS.
It has become the mode of late years, to
wards the close of every session of Congress,
to visit upon the devoted heads of the mem
bers all sorts of villification and abuse.
They are censured fr what they have done,
and condemned for what they have omitted
to do, and we venture to say that there is no
body of men in the world who are so unani
mously voted incompetent and dishonest as
the great mass of American Congressmen.
This is due to a great extent, no doubt, to
the multiplicity of interests, each conflicting
with the other, of which Congress has to
take cognizance. If the pet scheme of one
man or set of men is acted upon favorably,
another set of men raises the cry of fraud,
bribery, corruption if it is defeated, its ad
vocates allege that Congress is blind to the
public interests, or influenced by mercenary
motives. It is the old story of the man
who, in trying to please everybody, succeed
ed in pleasing nobody.
The GLOBE does not believe that all Con
gressmen, or even a majority, are corrupt or
indifferent to the public good. That they
all make mistakes occasionally is but natural,
but there are very few who knowingly lend
themselves to corrupt measures. Some are
weak and easily influenced, and it is not a
matter of surprise that they fall victims to
the lobby and advocate measures that to an
unbiased mind appear to be taint
ed with corruption. The GLOBE does
not join in the wholesale denunciations
of Congress that are so common now-a-days
but is willing to accord to a majority of the
Senators and Representatives an honesty of
purpose which at least entitles them to fair
The Congress that has just closed has had
its faults just as preceding ones have had
theirs. It has not been an exceptionally
good nor yet an exceptionally bad one. It
has done many things that it ought not to
have done, and left undone many things it
ought to have done. But in neither of these
respects can it claim exceptional distinction
over its predecessors. It is, however, mat
ter of congratulation that the Democratic
majority in the House can not be held re
sponsible for the bulk of the most obnoxious
legislation of the session, and it can justly
lay claim to having defeated more than one
scheme of plunder which had received the
indorsement of the other house, and with
having inaugurated or paved the way for re
forms that shall be of lasting benefit to the
At the outset many grave subjects called
for the action of Congress. For seventeen
years the government bad been in the hands
of the Republican party, and many abuses
had sprung up in the service. The air was
charged with allegations of corruption, ex
travagance and oppression which weighed
down the people and caused our name to be a
hissing and a byword among all the nations
of the globe. To expose these corruptions,to
put a stop to these extravagances, to check the
oppressions became the first duty of Con
gress. But little aid could be expected from
the Republican majority in the Senate, for
their sense of party fealty seemed to over
top their feeling of duty to the people.
Single handed, therefore, the House under
took the task of cleansing the Augean
stables. The navy department had been
managed with the utmost recklessness, the
late secretary having been a mere creature
of clay in the hands of a lot of unscrupu
lous contractors who were filling their coffers
from the public treasury by the most daring
schemes of robbery ever permitted to exist
in any country. The committee having
charge of this matter succeeded in develop
ing facts which have warranted them in re
ferring the testimony to the attorney general
with a view to the criminal prosecution of
ex-Secretary Robeson and his assistant.
The moral rottenness of the department has
been found to be greater, even, than had
The management of the treasury depart
ment and the mint have called for investiga
tion. In the former the books were found
to be loosely kept, and their examination
has developed a deficiency amounting to
many millions of dollars. A few "clerical
errors," says the secretary, will account for
the apparent deficiency. But what must be
said of a system under which "clerical er
rors" of such magnitude can occur? The in
quiry into the conduct of the mint has
shown that many illegal charges for the pur
chase and transportation of bullion have
been allowed that there is a shortage of
hundreds of thousands of dollars in the ac
counts of the assay offices, and that the di
rector has expended thousands of dollars
without warrant of law for the express ben
efit of his own relatives. The accounts are
also in a hopeless state of confusion.
To investigate the allegations of fraud in
the Presidential election was also a duty
placed before Congress. This has been
commenced, and the developments thus far
show the existence of an infamous con
spiracy to defraud the people, involving in
questionable transactions some of the high
est officers of the government. Although
just commenced, this inquiry will without
doubt redound to the great and lasting ben
efit of the country by showing the scoun
drelly instigators of the fraud that the Amer
ican people will not quietly submit to being
robbed of the fruits of their franchise.
The oppressions of the executive through
the illegal use of the army had become a
crying evil. This was checked by the firm
stand taken by the Democrats in the House,
insisting that the army should not be used
as a posse comitatus except as provided by
All through the session the Democrats
have pursued these objects with unflinching
bravery in the face of storms of abuse and
misrepresentation from the Republicans, en
during insults at every step, but never devi
ating from their course. The results ac
complished are a sufficient vindication of
Towards the last of the session the Demo
crats of the House succeeded, in the face of
the most determined efforts of the Senate and
in defiance of the bribes, threats and cajolery
of a large and influential lobby, in defeat-
ing two measures that will save millions of
dollars to the country. The Brazilian steam
ship subsidy, by which a gratuity of several
millions a year were granted to that greedy
contractor, John Roach, was cut from the
post route-bill, and the restoration of the
franking privilege was also stricken from the
same bill. The defeat of these two larcenous
measures entitles the Democrats to the grat
itude of the whole nation. By their act, too,
silver has been renionetized and restored to
its lost estate as a legal tender.
Many matters of legislation that are nec
essary for the welfare of the country have
been defeated and delayed for want of time.
The proposed revision of the tariff was in
complete as submitted to the House, and
sooner than pass a measure that would re
quire revision at the next session, and thus
unsettle values of all imports, the House
wisely concluded to let the whole matter
alone until a bill that shall permanently fix
tariff rates can be perfected. The extension
of time for the completion of the Northern
Pacific railroad, a measure that would prove
of vast benefit to Minnesota and the
entire Northwest, was unfortunately
defeated during the closing hours. It will
probably be taken up and acted upon at the
December session, however.
From a review of the work of the session
it will be seen that many things have been
accomplished for which Congress deserves
praise. There is less pernicious legislation
than the record of any past Congress can
show. And while the GLOBE is aware that
much valuable time has been wasted in
frivolous debate and unnecessary legislation,
the balance sheet shows a handsome amount
to the credit of the Forty-fifth Congress, or
at least to the Democratic portion of it.
Close of the Annual Meeting at St. Peter-
A uanquet Which Endorses the Insane
[Specially Reported for the Daily Globe.J
WEDNESDAY MOBNLNG SESSION.
The association was called to order by the
president, Dr. Ayer, at 8:30.
Dr. P. H. Millard made a report as chairman
of the committee on materia medica, which
was accepted and referred to the publication
Dr. Tefft, of Plainview, reported a case of
uterie fibroid with dropsy, which was tapped
fifty-seven times, with an aggregate with
drawal of 2,183 pounds of fluid.
The report of the committee on jurispru
dence was then read and referred to the proper
Dr. Evarts then made an interesting report
on various diseases, confining himself princi
pally to those due to inebriety.
Dr. Adams, of Hastings, offered a resolution,
appointing a committee of three to secuie leg
islation obliging medical experts to hear all
testimony on both sides before giving expert
testimony in the courtH. Unanimously
On motion of Dr. J. H. Murphy the secretary
was instxueted to invite the American Medical
association to hold its annual session for 1880
at St. Paul.
Dr. Stafler, of Winona, reported an interest
ing case of enlargement ot the glands in a
child's neck, exhibiting the child to the associ
Dr. Stone, of St. Paul, reported a case of at
tempted ovariotomy, which subsequently prov
ed to be complicated with pregnancy, and in
Dr. Hogg read a resolution endoising Dr.
Stone's action, which was seconded by Dr.
P. H. Millard in a manner complimentary to
By request of Dr. Stone, the resolution was
withdrawn, as conflicting in principle v-itha
former resolution requiring medical men to
hear both sides before expressing an opinion.
The remainder of the morning session was
occupied by the reports of the standing com
In the afternoon the society visited the In
sane asylum, and every one that your reporter
conversed with expressed themselves as highly
pleased with the general appearance of the in
stitution, and the deportment of the employes.
The banquet which was given in
the evening was a success in every
respect. As the evening advanced the
frequent popping of champagne corks
was heard, and no doubt went far toward nro
ducing the cordial and friendly feelings which
seemed to prevail throughout the evening. The
fact that several members had been called
home by. urgent messages, greatly reduced the
number of doctors presentbut about thirty
being present at the banquetbut to that num
ber were added a large number of citizens who
participated in the proceedings.
Major Sackett called on Dr. Ayer for a few
remarks, who recited a piece of poetry, which
was received with much applause.
Mayor Randall was next called upon and
said, that as doctors are very generous mortals,
and not mercenary at all, he moved that they
be called upon for the most of the speeches.
The following resolution was now read by
Dr. Lincoln, of Wabashaw, and was unanimous
Resolved. That we the members of the Minne
sota State Medical society fully appreciate the
successful efforts of the citizens of St. Peter to
make the occasion of our meeting a successful
event, in the interests of a scientific and pro
fessional progress, a time to which memory
will revert, making it as one of the sunny
spots in life's short way that we do tender our
heartfelt thanks, and wish for them the full
fruition of a smiling providence.
Mr. Knight was now called upon, aud made a
few short remarks, which were applauded by
Dr. Tefft now made a short speech, saying
that he was a temperance man, but came to
night without his blue ribbon, and had taken
a little, and there was a little left still.
Dr. Lincoln of Wabashaw here said that he
was disappointed in several things that he saw
in St. Peter. He had heard that the asylum
had paid $13 for a dog and he saw one there
that he had offered $25 for.
Dr. Boardman, of St. Paul, was here called
upon and read the following resolution regard
ing the hospital for insane.
WHEREAS, The members of the society have
been enabled, through the kindness of Drs.
Bartlett, Bowers and James, to visit the hos
pital for the insane, have been afforded an op
portunity of inspecting the institution.
Resolved, That after a thorough examination,
they desire to express their gratification and
satisfaction at the evidence of an intelligent,
skillful and conscientious administration of
Resolved, That the society hereby tender its
hearty thanks to the officers of the hospital for
their kindness and courtesy.
The resolution was unanimously adopted.
Landlord Carpenter, of the Nicollet, and Drs.
Eenealy, Bartlett, Davis. Rounseville, Andrew
Coimack, Atwood, C. R. Davis, attorney, Drs.
Pehrsoon and Bowers were,successively called
upon, and each mads a few remarks fitting to
the occasion, and were loudly applauded. The
mayor now, in a hesitating manner said that
there was a man present who had said that he
would shoot the man who called upon him for
a speech, and with tremulous voice he pro
nounced the name of J. E. Moore, who mani
tested no intention of carrying out his bloody
threat, but made a very pleasing and accepta
Several other gentlemen were called upon,
and said a great many pleasant things, after
which the convention adjourned.
In Search of the Relics of Sir John Frank'
NEW YOBK June, 19.The schooner Ethan
sailed to-day for the Arctic regions to search
for relics of Sir John Franklin. A distin
guished party accompanied the schooner as far
as Bandy Uook.
Col. Gilder, just before sailing, stated that
the voyagers will probably be absent for two
years or more. The searching party expects to
make the voyage northward in about two
months, reaching Repulse bay during the latter
part of August. It is intended to stop in that
place till spring, there being no snow on the
ground in the winter. In the spring the party
will cross the country on sledges, to William's
Land, making the jpurney probably in four or
five weeks. After landing the searching party
at Repulse bay, the Ethan will depart on a whal
ing voyage. The whole party are armed,
THE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBE, FRIDAY MORNING, JUNE 21, 1878.:
DRIVE WELL PATENTS.
The U. S. Circuit Sustains the Green Claim
And now There is Trouble for Those
Who Have the Drive Wells Without Pay
ing: ft Royalty.
The following important decision was filed yester
day: TJ. S. CIHCUIT COUBTMbmesota District, Decem
ber Term, 1877. William T. Andrews, George H.
Andrews and Kelson W. Green vs. George B.
Wright. John Y. Page and Lamprey Ac James for
plaintiffs, Davis, O'Brien & Wilson for defendant.
NELSON, J. This suit is brought to recover dam
ages for an infringement of a patent, issue No. 4,372,
and for an injunction. The defences are:
I. Beissne obtained by fraud and not for same in
vention as the original.
II. Want of novelty, prior discovery and use.
III. Alleged invention for a result or effect and
IV. Dedication to the public and abandonment.
The original patent is No. 73,425, and while the
charge ot fraud procuring the reissue is not
pressed, it is urged that the twe instruments are for
different inventions. To impeach a reissue which is
prima facie evidence that it is for the same invention
it must appear, in the absence of fraud, that the in
vention described is repugnant to the original. (Mid
dleton Tool company V8. Judd 3d Fisher, 142)
The two patents, on examination, show that they
were both granted for "a process of constructing
wells," and the claim and specifications describe the
process, which consists in driving a tube tightly into
the earth until it reaches a water bearing strata with
out removing the earth upwards, and attaching to
this well pit a pump, air-tight, the tube being perfor
ated at the lower extremtty and for a short distance
upwards to admit the water more freely to the inside.
Thereissue is not different from the original, and
the claim does not include anything more than the
patentee was entitled to.
To sustain this defense testimony of prior discov
ery and use is introduced but a dose examination
and analysis of the evidence does not satisfy my
mind of the existence of the driven wells before
Green put into practical operation his invention.
There is no clear and certain testimony that anyone
had previouly conceived the idea of such a process
and adapted it to practical use, it is too shadowy and
doubtful. (Curtis on patents, Ed. 1,849, sec 40-48).
There is no description of Green's process in any of
the publications cited, and the claim is not strenu
ously pressed It is evident the results noted there
in are obtained by boring or excavating and not by
Green's process, and it is also used In constructing
the salt wells at Syracuse, New York.
The utility of the invention cannot be seriously de
nied. Its practical use throughout this and foreign
countries attest this fact. It is a simple and cheap
method of obtaining a supply of water unknown un
til Green's discovery, and the patentissued is for a
process and not a result. Though making a hole in
the ground by driving a rod may be a part of the
operation Green performs in obtaining a supply of
water, his patent describes someting more. Before
his proces, this hole or pit could only be utilized as a
well, when by natural forces water flowed into the
bottom and a water bearing -strata must necessarily
be reaehed, when these natural forces will cause a
flow of water in such quantity that the pit becomes a
reservoir or produces a stream through the tube as
an artesian well.
Green, by driving a tube open at the lower end, as
described, mto the earth to a water bearing strata,
with the earth packed tight about it until the water is
reached, and attaching to it a pump, air tight, con
structs a well from which a supply of water is ob
tained, whenihe pump is worked, and does not rely
upon the ordinary operation of natural forces upon
the water lying the earth.
The evidence shows that not only an abundant
supply of water is thus obtained,but it is inexhausti
In Kneas vs. Schuylkill Bank, 4 Wash., p. 9, the
patentimprovement secured and described the
specifications was for copper plate or copper plate
and type printing on bank notes for the purpose of
producing a particular effect, viz: security against
counterfeits, and it was urged that printing with
types aud copper plate is not new, but had been long
in common use before the invention described, and
therefore the patent is for an effect. The court said
"This is a mistake. The patent is not for
the effect, but for the kind of printing by which the
effect is produced, and the patent was sustained as a
process, although the art of printing with copper
plates and letter press was old. So here a hole or
well pit is made, but the invention is for a combina
tion ot that operation with others described as neces
sary to construct a driven wella process. Green
dispenses with digging and boring and produces a
new combination of operation.
The iacts were leviewed by Judge Benedict in An
drews vs. Carman 13, Blatchford 208, and I concur
in his conclusion that they do not amount to a dedi
cation or BUStain the defense of abandonment.
Decree for complainant ordered, and a reference to
master to ascertain damages. Circuit Judge Dillon
The Annual Commencement at Faribault
Orations of the Graduating Class,
[Correspondence of the Globe.]
FAMBATjiiT. June 19.Commencement exer
cises f Shattuck school, took place to-day,
commencing at 10 o'clock in the school room,
between Whipple and Shattuck halls.
Morning prayer was said at 9:30, in Memo
lial chapel. Long before the hour of com
mencement the Bchool room was well filled
with the friends and relatives of the pupils,
and the entire crowd in and around the room
was estimated at over six hundred persons.
The school room was decorated with ferns
and the national colors. Oil the west side, over
the platform, was a large red background,
decorated on the border, and on it was inscribed
in large te letters the graduating class
motto, "Cogita Fare Fac." "Class of '78."
Bishop Whipple, and James Dibbin, rector,
of Shattuck school, occupied seats on the
platform, and the rector announced
that the exercises would open with the orations
of the graduates, who were five in number,
and the following programme was then given:
Death and Character of Socrates. .Geo. Greene,
Jr., Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Tapestry..GuyC. Prentiss, Jr., LaCrosse, Wis.
Buried Cities Walter D. Douglas, Cedar
Physical Culture L. Fred. Easton, Chatfield,
Gods of Homer Fred. W. Kellogg, Red Wing,
Valedictory Address Fred. W. Kellogg.
Address by the Rev. C. W. Ward.
Conferring Diplomas by the Bishop.
Address by Bishop Whipple.
Awarding of Honors and Medals by the Rector.
Benediction by the Bishop.
Rev. Mr. Ward's address was very fine, and
above the "usual" college commencement
address. The boys have good advice to start
out on, and it is to be hoped that they will
The medals were awarded as follows: Recton
medal, for greatest proficiency in everything,
Fred W. Kellogg, Red Wing Shumway medal,
for Christian duties and courtesies, L. Fred
Easton, Chatfield, Minn. Graduate medal, for
highest mathematics, C. F. Lamb. The Bee
man medal, for sacred studies, W. Dawson.
The drill medal, for greatest soldierly bearing
and improvement in military tactics, Ed. S.
Wood, Faribault, Minn.
The committee on award of prizes for decla
mation, delivered in Hill Opera House, on
Monday evening last, leported that the two
orizes had been decided upon by the judges of
award as follows: First, W. R. B. Sheffield,
Faribault, Minn. Second, Charles Z. Goned,
Michigan City, Ind. The medals were all solid
gold and very handsome.
These exercises being completed, the
crowd repaired to the parade grounds,
where Lt. H. C. Danes, U. S. A.,
put the cadets through the manuel of arms,
and they were inspected by 'Bishop Whipple,
Col. Lee, of St. Paul, Marvin Hughitt. Chicago.
F. Clark, St. Paul Rev. C. W. Ward, Winona,
and Rev. James Dobbin. The review and
drill took over one hour, and the Faribault
brass band rendered the music for the dress
The cadets drill remarkably well, and the
officers handle the battalion with apparent
ease. The drum corps is improving very rapid
ly, and added greatly to the martial music. of
This ends our annual school commencement
for 1878, and the graduates of St. Mary's and
Shattuck schools have the very best wishes of
the GLOBE, for their future welfare and life in
the world, and may they each be an honor to
their Alma Mater.
ST. MAST'S BALL.
The medals at St. Mary's Hall were awarded
at the commencement Tuesday evening as fol
Nellie Dearborn medal, for the greatest pro
ficiency in elecution, Miss Mary Smith, Fari
Alice Kerfoot medal, for pupil not hav
ing a single discredit mark during the whole
year, Miss Ollie Easton, Chatfield, Minn. (This
is the second time this medal has ever been
Bishop Pinkney medal, for greatest profi
ciency in English literature, Miss Isabel Kid
ney, Faribault, Minn.
The Bishop's (Whipple) medal, for the great
est improvement in all studies during the year,
Miss Flora Matteson, Faribault, Minn.
Fifty-four names were on the "roll of honor."
The average marks of the whole school- were
very encouraging,to all the pupils.
The hotels are crowded, and the city is full
of visitors to the commencement.
The city authorities of Hastings have ap
propriated $100 for Fourth of July night
Specially Reported for the Daily Globe
Arrival of the Milwaukee Party Yesterday
Reception, and, EntertainmentSain
Does Hot Prevent ax Good TimeTo Start
On the Return, TUin Morning at S O'clock.
Yesterday morning, at 7:15 o'clock promptly,
quite a party assembled at the depot of the
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway, and
proceeded to the St. Paul junction for
the purpose of meeting the excursionists from
Milwaukee, and extending to the party
such courtesies as was passible considering the
state of the weather. During the night a heavy
shower had prevailed, and the morning broke
cloudy and showery, putting Minneapolis under
a cloud, and making our beautiful queen city
look like a nasty drab who had spent the night
at the roadside.
The committee of reception who met the
party at St. Paul junction was composed of the
following named gentlemen: Mayor A. C. Rand,
E. M. Wilson. H. G. Sidle, A. D. Mulford,
S. C. Gale, L. Fletcher, S. K. WTaterman,
D. B. Kinckerbacker, W. H. Eldred, C. W.
Uase, C. A. Pillsbury, S. E. Weiler, A. B. Bar
ton, C. C. Sturtevant, Nelson Williams, Thos.
Lowry, and C. H. Prior, with a few other
business men and representatives of the press.
The committee left in a pouring rain, the train
proceeded in the midst of a never ceasing
shower, and then returned accompa
nied by a perfect deluge. But never didfa
party bear up more pleasantly under the de
pressing influence of vicious and unseemly
weather. The reception committee soon culti
vated the acquaintance of the gentlemen v. ho
composed the party, and all were soon as much
at home as though they had lived on the most
intimate terms since earliest youth.
Arrived at the handsome depot of the Mil
waukee road, the platform was found to be
crowded with our business men and citizens,
with a forest of umbrellas and a caravan of
carriages ready to take charge of the city's
guesto. Soon all were comfortably located in
the carriages and whirled away to the Nicollet
House, which carivansary from the moment of
their arrival became the center of attraction
for the people of the city.
Soon after the arrival of the party, Bach's
magnificent band enlivened the gloomy weather
with some of their most inspiriting music and
again between 12 and 1 o'clock played several
of their most choice selections, much to the
delight of our music-loving people.
IN THE AFTERNOON
much to the delight of both citizens and
visitors the clouds broke away, and the remain
der of the day was comparatively pleasant, ex
cepting the incursion of an occasional vandal
shower, that seemed to hide the sun and dis
charge its moisture for a moment out of pure
cussedness. At 2 o'clock the carriages were
again brought into requisition, the entire party
captured, and then each citizen escort drove
wherever his fancy dictatedBorne about the
city, others out to Calhoun, and others still to
Back again in the evening to a good square
meal at the Nicollet and then came the
IN THE EVENING.
A ter supper the members of the party and
the citizens of Minneapolis lingered in the vi
cinity of the hotel engaged in social converse
until half-pabt eight o'clock, when, (after some
music by Bach's band) Mayor Rand arose and
in a few happy and well-chosen remarks bade
the excursionists a most cordial welcome to
our city. He paid a high and
deserved compliment to Milwaukee business
men and their pluck and energy, and expressed
the hope that they might find it convenient to
call often and remain long.
Mayor Rand was followed by Mayor Black, of
Milwaukee, who alluded in the most touching
terms to the little squib in the Chicago Tribune
which spoke of the party as "bummers up in
Minnesota looking after business."
Mr. John Nazro followed in a neat and tell
ing speech of ten minutes. He returned the
thanks of the guests of Milwaukee for the cor
dial and unexpected reception that had been
extended to them. We were welcomed every
wnere along the line most cordially, tn here
in Minneapolis, he said, we found a welcome
belore we crossed the limits of your city. He
knew that each member of the party would
carry back to the Lake City wisheb
for the future prosperitj' and happiness
of all the good people of Minneapolis,
men, women and children. He also
said that he hoped the time would not be
long delayed when the people of Minneapolis
would reciprocate the visit. He alluded to the
schools and churches of the city as evidences
of what the future of the city would be. He
closed with a pleasant compliment to the city
of Minneapolis, and the prophesy of her future
greatness and prosperity.
After music the Hon. E. M. Wilson was
called for, and endorsed, in his usual happy
manner, the welcome extended to the excur
sionists by Mayor Rand. He said he had
always, since his long residence in the West,
entertained the kindest feelings of regard foi
Milwaukee. He remembered distinctly his
first visit there, so many years ago that
he was afraid to tell how many,
and during all hib life that kindly feeling had
lingered in his remembrance. He hoped their
visit had been both pleasant and profitable,
and would at no distant day bo renewed.
Mayor Rand then introduced Judge Palmer,
president of the Northwestern Life Insurance
company, of Milwaukee. "Yes," responded
the judge "and if any of you want insurance 1
will send an agent to you!" (laughter and ap
plause.) We have been spoken of by a Chi
cago paper, said he, as a set of bummersbut
that is it mistakewe are only a party of in
nocent tramps, (.laughter.) He spoke
fellingly of the ties which
bound together the States of
Wisconsin and Minnesota, and then alluded to
his pride his own city which, said he, is
owned by her own people. (Applause.) He
had taken a great fancy to Minneapolis also,
and especially to his honor Mayor Rand. In
this connection, he desired to say to the people
of Minneapobs, that when they got tired of
their present mayor they might just pack him
carefully and ship him down to Milwaukee, as
he had discovered that he was a regular brick.
(Laughter.) The judge closed with more
thanks on behalf of the party for the kindiy
and generous reception.
Mr. Holton followed in an inimitable speech
of twenty minutesa most unique but happy
effort, mixing in an inextricable style
the happiest sallies of wit and the grandest
strains of eloquence.
The GLOBE IS grieved that a lack of space for
bids any attempt to report him, and is only
consoled by the fact that any effort could not
by the very facts of the case be more than half
successful. Mr. H. asseverated in the
most solemn and emphatic manner that he was
a farmera veritable grangerbut his speech
proved beyond a doubt that he was an orator.
Then came music by the band, brief speeches
by Frank Mead and the Rev. Dr. Fulton.
The latter's broad Scotch humor took com
plete possession of his hearers, and the
applause was frequent and earnest. No report
could do justice to his effort, and time and
space forbids the effort.
At 10:15 the party closed, with three hearty
cheers on the part of the excuisionists for Min
Altogether the excursion was composed of
as intelligent and manly a crowd
of gentlemen as it ever fell upon the
GLOBE representative to interview. They are
in fact what they profess to beleading men
of the cream-city. They have paid their way,
and have not suffered themselves to be made
deadheads anywhere. Such little courtesies as
were extended along the line of their maroh,
were accepted in the same manner as they were
If they are '"bummers," as contemptuously
spoken of by the envious Chicago newspaper,
then Minneapobs would be rejoiced at an in
cursion of such every few days.
At 8 o'clock this morning the party will
start on "heir return via the Iowa and Minne
sota division of the Chicago. Milwaukee & St.
Paul railway. They can lay the flattering
unction to their souls that they carry the earn
est good wishes of all our citizens and business
men with them.
Will They Arbitrate.
W. W. Eastman on Wednesday night asked
the council to arbitrate his differences with the
city as to the value of his land taken for sus
pension bridge retaining wall on Nicollet
Island. The last council refused to consider
his claim, and thus tacitly referred him to the
courts for justice. But arbitration usually re.
sult6 disastrously for the interests of the city,
and Mr. Eastman being a shrewd
business man realizes that fact.
The opinion is very general that
Mr. Eastman has been very fully paid for any
damage the erection of the Suspension bridge
has been to him, and it would probably be as
well for the council to allow him to go to the
courts if he thinks he has been wronged. A
jury of twelve is not so easily manipulated as a
jury of three.
Wheat steady, 87@90 cents.
Wheat receipts, 13,200 bushels.
Flour shipments yesterday 2,650 barrels."
Two cows were killed by lightning near Lay
man's cemetery on Wednesday evening.
The rainy weather [seriously interfered with
the visit of our Milwaukee friends yesterday.
The GLOBE representativo cultivated friend
ly relations with representatives of the Sentinel
and Wisconsin yesterday.
Bach's Milwaukee band discoursed sweet
music to the multitude in front of the Nicollet
House yesterday between 12 and 1 o'clock.
Several pieces were played and loudly applaud
ed by the multitude.
The total abstinence societies of Minneapolis
will enjoy an excursion to St. Paul and return
on Wednesday evening next. The train will
leave the St. Paul & Pacific depot at 7 p. M.
sharp, and returning leave St. Paul at 11:30 p.
M. Tickets for the round trip are placed at the
remarkable low price of thirty-five cents.
Quite a number of our German citizens, and
several who are not German enough to hurt,
declare their intention to accompany the Har
monia society to St. Paul next Monday night,
listen to "Der Freischutz," dance with the St.
Paul maidens and return home at 2 o'clock A.
M. Now that is what the GLOBE would call a
The engineers this morning commence run
ning the line for the Minneapolis and St. Paul
cut-off, which is to be constructed by the
Milwaukee road from Minnehaha to St. Paul.
The grading will probably not be long delayed.
The Minneapolis Eastern will have to hurry
up or the Milwakee folks will have the first
"air and hour line."
Christian Lynn, a Scandinavian, is reported
to be missing, and it is feared he was either the
victim of foul play or a fatal accident on Tues
day night on the railroad bridge extending
from Nicollet Island to the west bank of the
river. Parties thought they heard a man cry
out and fall into the river about 11 o'clock on
that evening, and yesterday a straw hat was re
covered in that vicinity, which it is claimed
belonged to Lynn.
Hitih School Commencement--The Gradu
ating ClassProgrammeAn Interest
This evening at eight o'clock, the fifth com
mencement of the Minneapolis high school will
take place at the Academy of Music. The class is
the largest that has ever graduated, and con
tains some of the highest and most promising
young ladies and gentlemen that have ever
honored our schools by receiving diplomas.
The names of the graduates are as follows:
Classical CourseEdgar C. Beede, Millard
C. Hamer, Edward C. Gale, Andrew F. Hilyer,
Frank W. Ham, D. Percy Jones.
Latin-English CourseJennie S. Davis, Clara
Hampson, Clara E. Sparks, Alee E. Demmon,
Minnie M. Harrison, Orma Stevens, Carrie M.
Felt, Annie E. Hill, Horace M. Hill.
English CourseAlice M. George, Lottie E.
Gove, Annie B. Snyder, Eva L. Long.
The following is the
Oration:Rex Gestie Horace M. Hill
EssayMirage Annie B. Snyder
OrationRaw Recruits Edgar C. Beede
EssayConversation a fine art. Jennie S. Davis
EssayCave of ffiolus Orma Stevens
OrationMoors of Granada. .Millard C. Hamer
EssayWhitewas Eva L. Long
EssayTypical American Carrie M. Felt
EssayLatin Labyrinth Clara E. Sparks
OrationNeed and Supply Frank W. Ham
EssayAgenda Lottie E. Gove
EssayHistory of the Class.. Alice E. Demmon
OrationLiberal Education. .L Percy Jones
EssayCohesion Annie E. Hill
OrationEmancipation Andrew F. Hilyer
EssayLot's Wife Clara Hampson
*PoemClass Prophecy Alice M. George
+Oration"Westward" Edward C. Gale
With valedictory addresses.
Presentation of Class by the Principal.
Conferring of Diplomas.
First Honor. Second Honor.
The Academy of Music was engaged for the
occasion by the board of education for the use
of the class. All the other expenses are paid by
Members of the class have been awarded the
privilege of inviting their friends, but it is de
sired to be understood that special invitations
guarantee no special privileges. The publio
generally are most cordially invited to be pres
ent, and "first come first served" will be the
rule with seats.
(Before Judsje Vanderburgh.]
"Malpractice" is still the tiresome cry, and
will continue probably during the entire week.
[Bef ore Judge Young.
Mary E. Jones against Charles Jones suit for
divorce. ranted on the ground of desertion.
Judge Young yesterday filed decision in the
following case: R. R. Cummins against Geo.
B. Halstead, administrator. Judgment for
plaintiff for the amount of his claim.
I Before Judge Cooley.l
John Anderson, Carl Carlson and Robert
Kelley were arraigned for drunkenness and dis
charged without punishment on promise of
James Mullen and Harry Williams, tramps,
weie driven forth into to the cold charities of
the hard world and ordered not to show their
mugs in Minneapolis again.
Mike Hathorne and Pat Murray were sent to
jail for ten days aB vagrants.
William Parks and Michael McGibben were
sent to the State Reform school, the latter for
maliciously cutting Crossman & Plummer's
At the municipal court in the afternoon the
case of the State of Minnesota against Fred.
Roller for selling liquor to a minor, was argued
before a jury. A verdict of "guilty" was
brought in, and a stay of proceedings for seven
days was granted.
Wyman Elliot was fined $5 for contempt of
court in not putting in an appearance when
subpoenaed as a juror.
Frank Wallman was brought up for drunk
enness, was reprimanded and discharged.
The Council Votes to Investigate the Gas
Company What is the Meaning of Their
Contract. The city council on Wednesday evening
voted ten to eight instructing the committee
on gas to inquire into the alleged failuie of
the Minneapobs Gas Light company to comply
with their contract. The following named
alderman voted against the motion: Andrews,
Anderson, Barrows, Bendeke, Camp, Gilson,
Nelson and Thielen. Mr. Gilson, (who
is a member of the gas
committee, )publicly stated that the superinten
dent of the gas company had said to him that
he had complied with the conditions of his con
tract, and that the charges were incorrect.
If Aid. Gilson had first taken the precaution
to fortify his natural intelligence by a cursory
glance at the contract with the gas company,
and had refreshed his memory as to the lamps
in front of his hotel even not having been
lighted, he would not have been betrayed into
making so incorrect a statement.
The GLOBE states now explicitly that it has
no personal feeling in the matter whatever, and
only insists upon the rights of the general pub
lic being protected by their agents, the city
What moved the eight aldermen to vote
against the investigation they can probably ex
plain to their constituents, as in no possible
event could it do harm, while if there is a
wrong existing an investigation would bring
to light. Let UB have right on all subjects, in
The Reading Tournament.
Mr. Harlow Gale has struck it rich by going
into the show business. The report comes that
he bad a most successful engagement in La
Usffli* tea* .tSttmm&&&tiEfo&
Crosse with his reading tournament, while
nearly all of the most available seats were
snatched up for his entertainment at Associa
tion hall, in this city Saturday night, within
half an hour after they were placed on sale.
Some good seats 6till remain, however,
but it is good advice when the GLOBE hints to
its friends who desire to attend the tournament
that they had better lose no time in going to
the postoffice news stand and securing good
locations. The entertainment will be one of
the best ever given in Minneapolis.
The enterprising firm of Smith & Day, burn
ed out in the Lumley block fire, will open up
in the course of a few days at the corner of
Sixth avenue south and Washington avenue.
That will be the boss opportunity for obtaining
bargains in saws, chisels, squares, wrenches,
and tools of every kind, shape, form and va
riety, not to speak of locks, cutlery and tinware
in endless variety. Meters. S. & D. are not
the kind of material to become discouraged at
one little disaster like that of last week, and
only ask their customers to wait a minute till
they spit on their hands and get ready for
Why this Confusion?
MINNEAPOLIS, June 17.Mr. Editor: Some
one will very soon make complaint of the use
less noise of that steam whistle near the police
station. Seven times a day all conversation in
the vicinity has to be suspended a minute
or two to wait for silence. It is the earnest
wish of all in the vicinity that, if this noise
must be made, for heaven's sake make it sev
eral minutes shorter. VICINITY.
General E. F. Window, of Cedar Rapids,
Iowa, and Frederick Taylor. Esq., president of
the Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern rail
way, were the city yesterday in consultation
with General Washburn as to the interests of
their important line of railway.
The postoffice at Langola, Benton county,
has been discontinued.
Trees, and especially the plum, are being
seriously injured in and about St. Peter by
A new postoffice in Royaltou, Morrison
county, has been establishedF. S. Green,
The Otter Tail band of Chippewa Indians
entertained the people of Fergus Falls last
week with a war dance.
A gang of "dark-eyed beauties" of the
fortune telling gps stripe pitched their
tent near Lakeside, Dakota county, last
The German Lutheran church at East
Prairie has lately been furnished with a bell
weighing 1,490 pounds. It was cast in Prus
sia. Its cost, including freight, was $378.
On Sunday, the 16th mst., in Delano,
Wright county, 26 children13 boys and 13
girlsreceiyed first holy communion at the
Catholic church. A cornet band furnished
In Eyota, Olmstead county, last week, the
little daughter of M. II. Wood was run over
by a wagon loaded with oats. One wheel
passed the entire length of her body, and
yet she was not killed nor seiiously injured.
The Farmington, (Dakota county,) Press
says: The wet weather has caused a very
rank growth of straw in the wheat fields,
and fears have been expressed for the future
of the crop. Dry and warm weather will
strengthen up and develop a heavy crop, but
a rainy season coming on at this time would
result in disaster.
Ladies in Highland Kilts.
[London Correspondence Boston Times,
Of course, my readers know that fancy
dress balls have beoome a popular institution
in England now, and that women of all ages
have been clamoring for invitations to these
gatherings. The concoction of the fancy
dress has become a welcome phase of excite
ment in many home3 but the last craze in
the matter of fancy dress costame has
brought out many hot words and quarrels in
hitherto peaceful households. The moat
fashionable coveringI can hardly say
dressthat a lady can now wear on these
occasions is that patronized by th High
landers. Iho Highland kilt has been worn
with great success, I am told, by several
ladies of distinction. One of these ladies
appealed to a friend whether he thought it
wrong to put on the Highland costume: and
the friend answered that the importance was
not in what she put on, but in what she took
off. I cannot and will not behove that such
a bold and daring form of fancy dre^s would
ever become popular among good and
modest girl: but that it should have found
favor in certain sections of even aristocratic
society, does not seem surprising after the
recent revelations of feminine frivolity in
I'o.ssibility of a Sad Result
Lake City Sentinel.
The political quarrel among the Republi
can brethren in the thiid Congressional dis
trict has not materially abated, and there are
no prospects of a reconcilhation among the
lambs of the flock unless Hennepin county
recedes from its hogishness in claiming
twice as many delegates as Ramsey county.
It is very singular that so many honest
patriotic statesmen as are claimed to reside
in two of the most populous counties of the
State cannot force a compromise. Where is
BUI King, Dave Blakely, Alexander Ramsey,
Jim Baker and the other salt river naviga
Must it be said, at the end of the cam
paign, that an honest Democrat has been
sent to Congress from the third district be
cause the Republican artists were too busy
whitewashing each other to prevent the con
summation of such an event? It is a bad
muss they have got mto at the best, and may
God have mercy on their souls.
Valedictory Day at trie Naval Academy.
ANNAPOLIS, June 20.Thib is graduting day
at the naval academy, and the grounds are
filled with people. Dean Woodward, of Wash
ington university, St. Louis, and member of
the board of visitors, delivered an address to
the graduates in the chapel. Admiral Porter,
on the campus, presented the diplomas. The
exercises were concluded by the cadets remain
ing in and joining with the graduates, and
both cheering the admiral and officers. During
the ceremonies the quarters of Cadets Craven
and Bull were robbed of considerable sums of
The Ann Arbor Body Snarchers
CINCINNATI, June 20.It is claimed by rela
tives of Mrs. Patrick Kinney, that among the
bodies found in the medical college at Ann
Arbor, Mich., by the Cincinnati detective, was
the body of that lady who died and was buried
last January in a grave yard in Reading, a
suburb of this city. The grave was subse
quently robbed and the body shipped to Michi
gan. Dr. Herdmarn, of Ann Arbor college,
publishes a card denying that the body recover
ed by the detective is that of Devin, as al
Death of Col. Wm. M. Vermilye.
NEW YORK, June 19.Col. Wm. M. Vermilye
founder of the well known banking house of
Vermilje & Co., died last evening at his resi
dence, this city, aged 77. Col. Vermilye, during
his life filled many important offices of trnst
and honor and ww a brother of Mr. Jacob D.
Vermilye, president of the Merchants bank, of
this city, and of Rev. Robert G. Vermilye,
professor in the Theological seminary at Hart
Colored Emigrants for Liberia.
NEW YORK, June 19.Sixty-nine colored emi
grants sailed to-day for Liberia, under the auB
pices of the American Colonization Bociety,
who will support the emigrants six months
after their arrival. About a dozen cabin pas
sengers were also on board, lt is also under
stood that efforts will be made to open the back
country of Liberia and to build roads to bring
products to the sea coast,