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INTERESTING I 0 URES FOR
Public Debt Statement and Comparison
With Former YearsNumber and Style
of Bonds Held for Redemption Purposes
*LeJuke's Figuring on the CropsMis
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1.The following is the
public debt statement for the month of Septem
ber. Sir per cent bonds $ 173/94,900
rive per cent, bonds 7(H,266,660
Tour and a half per cents 250,000,000
Four per cent, bonds. 157,500,800
Total coin bonds $1,818,261,550
Lawful money debt $ 14,000,000
Matured debt 12,524,690
Legal tenders 346,743,096
Oeitincates of deposit 40,710,000
fractional currency 16,297,429
Coin and Bilverceitifltates 34,674,670
Total without interest $4,384,251,952
Total interest 28,039,290
Cash in the Treasury-
Coin $ 232,685,646
Cash in treasury, cui
Currency held foi i exemp
tion of fruct-.mil ciir
Bpecial deposits held for
redemption of ceitificates
of deposit 40,710,000
Total in treasury $ 285,342,240
Debt less cash in treasury
Decrease during September
Pecrease siDce June 30, 1878
Bonds issued to Pacific railroad compa
nies, interest payable in lawful money
Interest acciued and not yet paid
Interest paid by the United States.
Interest repaid by transportation of
Balance of interest paid by the United
The following is the comparison of the con
dition of the treasury Oct. 1, 1877, and Oct. 1,
$ 1,972,593 Balances, currency $14,206,417
Special fund for ledemp
tion actional cuirency 8,835,468
Special deposits legal ten
ders for ledemption coi
tiflcatos of deposit 43,110,000
Coin and silver certificates 37,997,500
Coin less com and silver
Outstanding called bonds 18,558,150
Other outstanding com lia
Outstanding legal tendeis 356,914,93^
O.itstandiug fractional cur
Outstanding silver com 3'5,591,276
Total debt less cash in
treasury .$2,051,587,254 2,025,908,485
Reduction of debt for Sept. 3,882,524 3,166,534
Eeduction of debt faince
Jutyl 8,570,968 9,878,315
Market value of gold 1.12 1.37
Imports 12 months ending
Aug 31 465,547,748 430,855,017
Expoits 12 mouths ending
Aug. 31 603,277,290 720,484,171
BONDS HELD FOB REDEMPTION.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1.The compttoller of the
currency has prepared the following tuble show
ing the kind and amount of United States
bonds held on the 1st of October, 1878, to se
cure ledemption of circulating notes of nation
Authorizing account Feb. 8, 1861,
class oE bonds 1881, rate jf in
leiest 6 per cent., amount $2,318,000
July 17 and Aug. 5, 1861, 1881's, 6
per cent, mteiest, amount 34,623,050
March 3, 1863, 1881's, 6 per cent.
interest, amount 19,834,900
March 3, 1865, 5-20's, 6 pel cent.
interest, amount 11,787,250
July 1, 1862, and July 2, 1864, Pa
cific ltailroad bonds, 6 per cent.
interest, amount 5,584,000
March 3, 1864, 10-40's, 5 per cent.
interest, amount 71,238,850
July 14.1870, and Januaiy20,1871,
funded 1881's, 5 per cent, inter
est, amount 125,278,750
July 14,1870, and January 20,1871,
funded 1891's, A% ceut. in
terest, amount 49,069,050
July 14, 1870, and January 20,
1871, consols 1907, 4 per cent, in
terest, amount 29,826,800
All of these bonds are payable in com by the
ernl8 of the acts under which they are issued,
with the exception of $54,312,100 of 6 per
cent, bonds. Of this latter amount $36,941,050
consist of 6*8 of 1881, which weie issued prior
to the passage of the legal tender act, ill,797,-
650 of 5-20'B which were issued under the act of
March 3d, 1865, which law does not specify a
kind of money in which such bonds will be
paid, although interest is made payable in coin,
and $5,584,000 Pacific railroad currency 6'B.
On Oct. 1, 1870, the banks held $342,833,-
850 6 per cent, bonds, and $95,942,550 5 per
cents. Since that time there has been a de
crease of $172,744,100 in 6 per cent bonds, and
an increase of $100,750,050 in 5 per cent,
bonds. During the last 3 years there has been
a decrease of $54,356,012 in 6 per cent, bonds.,
and of $42,528,600 in 5 per cent, bonds, while
in the same period $49,069,050 of 4^'s and
within the last 18 months $29,826,800 ot 4 per
cents, have been deposited.
LB JTJKE'S DEPARTMENT.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1.The following is the
report upon the condition of crops for Septem
ber as made to the department of agriculture:
OatsCondition of oats averages 97 against
100 in August, 101 in July and 103 in June.
Last year the September average waB106 against
98 in August, and presented an exceptionally
his condition. The pieliminary list in June
indicated an increase of 9 per cent. Onan
average the yield will probably be fully equal
to that of 1877, which amounted to over 400,000,-
000 bushels. The largest State average, 115,
was in Connecticut, and the lowest, 76, in
TobaccoThe twelve largest tobacco States,
representing about 95 per cent, of the total
product, reported the September condition of
the crop as follows: Kentucky 68, Virginia 90,
Missouri 87t Tennessee 94, Maryland 8i Penn
sylvania 90, North Carolina 97, Ohio 82, In
diana 90, Connecticut 11, Illinois 79, Massachu
setts 109. Tiro general average of these States
is 81, against 80 in August. The Connecticut
valley has had a prosperous season and reports
a large crop of excellent quality.
BuckwheatReports are numerous of injury
from drought. The condition for September is
96 foi the whole country against 98 for the
same month in 1877.
PotatoesCondition of the crop is very
much below the report of 1877. The condition
for the country is 73 agaiust 99 in September,
ltyeOnly six States, Vermont and Connec
ticut the highest, 112. Alabama, West Virginia,
Ohio and Minnesota repoit the condition of rye
about 100. In Rhode Island, Pennsylvania,
Florida and Oregon the crop is an average one,
while in the other States the figures range 80 to
99. The condition for the country is much be
low that of last year, being 83 against 101.
BarleyExcessive rains have reduced the
September condition from 98 last year to 95 in
1878. Thcieis much complaint of discoloration
of grain. But two States report the condition
above 100, Connecticut 110 and Indiana 101,
and two at 100, Rhode Island and Ohio. Of
the other States repoi ting Pennsylvania is the
highest, 99, and Oregon the lowest, 84.
SorghumNot equal to the September aver
age of 1877. The September returns of 1878 in
dicate a condition of about 84 for the whole
HopsNo improvement in the condition of
bops since the August repoit.
Sweet PotatoesThe September returns of
the condition are New Jersey 103 North Caro
lina 96 South Carolina 101 Georgia 100 Ala
bama 104 Mississippi 93 Louisiana 102 Texas
100 Tennessee 95.
ApplesAll the New England and Pacific
States report apples full average except Vermont.
Texas and Ohio are also above the average and
all other States below.
Stock HogsThe number of stock hogs is
about 4 per cent, less than last year. An in
crease iB noted in New England, the south At
lantic, Gulf and Pacific States. The Middle
States show a small decrease as well as all sec
tions of the Mississippi valley. In the inland
Southern States the decline is almost a fourth.
BANK CASHIER EEFATJTTS.
PROVIDENCE, Oct. 1.Further examination in
the affairs of the Grocers' and Producers' bank
indicates the defalcation of Cashier Calder
reaches $80,000, probably $100,000. Fully half
of the capital of the bank is gone, but it is
expected that a considerable amount can be re
covered. The directors have requested Gov.
VanZandt to appoint a npecial conuhissioner
wjth a view of winding up the institution.
Probably the depositor and other creditors are
secure, and the stotknolderj* will get something
ultimately. The cashier declares he took the
funds to accommodate his friends, or
those he thought were his friends, who
promised to repay but did not,
though often requested. The names of these
illegitimate borrowers is not given. One of
the director's is understood to be a debtor for
$20,000, which he will probably make good.
The general impression is that the cashier him
self used some of the money. The drain has
been going on two years Or more, and the de
ficiency has been concealed from not a very
rigid scrutiny by an extensive system of bor
rowing. Cashier Calder was arrested this morn
ing and locked up, and will probably be ar
raigned in the morning. He is a young man
who has stood well in the community, was a
member ot the Second Baptist church, treas
urei of the Sunday school, and an active mem
ber of the Young Men's Christian.association.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1.The following is a
statement of the coinage executed at Uoited
States mints during }ept., 1878: Double
eagles 248,600, value $4,972,000 eagles 14,350,
value $143,500 half eagles 81,700, value $408,-
500 quarter eagles 21,000, value $52,500. Total
365,650, value $55,765,500. Standard dollars
2,769,000, value $2,764,000. Total coinage
3,129,650, value $8,340,500.
CIVIL SERVICE PROMOTIONS.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1.The secretary of the
treasury this morning piomoted O. Heresch, of
Nebraska, assistant chief of the bureau of en
giaving and printing of the treasury depart
ment, to be chief vice McPherson, resigned,
and appointed Daniel W. Wilson, of Ohio,
assistant chief of the bureau. Wilson has held
a position in the bureau for some time past.
Annual Session of the American Board at
MilwaukeeInteresting: Reports Showing
MILWAUKEE, Oct. 1.The American board of
commissioners for foreign missions began its
sixty-ninth annual session at Emmanuel
church, this city, a 3.30 o'clock this afternoon.
There are about 1,500 delegates and their fami
lies in attendance, President Mark Hopkins in
the chair. After devotional services, Rev. E.
M. Packard, of Evanston, 111., was elected as
sistant recording secretary.
Rev. E. K. Alden, of the Boston Home, sec
retaiy, then lead the report of the prudential
conn nttcc on the homo department, from
which it appears that during the past year
seven ot the corporate members have been en
rolled among the dead. Six missionaries and
thirteen assistant miRRinnariee have been added
to the missionary force during the past year.
It is proposed 1 or the present to continue to
rely upon the fidelity of pastors and churches
to sustain the missionary cause as a regular
part of their church woik. Of the 1,469 Con
gregational churches of New England, nearly
nine-tenths contribute. Of 283 churches, as
sisted by several State home missionary so
cieties, over three-fourths contribute. The
Jlimonaiij Herald, the official organ of the so
ciety, was reported as in a very flourishing con
dition, the past year having been the most suc
cessful, pecuniarily, in the entire history of
Rev. E. E. Strong, of Waltham, Mass., has
been selected by the committee to take edi
torial charge of the Herald, in place of Rev.
Isaac R. Worcester, who, on account of ad
vanced age. asked to be relieved.
Speaking of the three branches of the Wo
Board of Missions, the secretary says:
Theie three societies are not orgamnally but
piactioally a well managed and vigorous auxil
ary to the American board, supporting at pres
ent about ninety of our female missionaries,
and giving aid to a large number of native
helpers and schools, all in special work of labor
among women. The main value of this auxil
ary is not the amount of money raised for
foreign missions, though this is by no means a
small consideration (as we can now confidently
rely upon Christian women to contribute about
one-sixth of our annual receipts) but the main
value is in the warm, intelligent, personal mis
sionary interest awakened among the women
and children, and through their instrumental
ity diffuse eveywhere among the churches.
During the past year the Womans' board con
The debt of the society was reduced during
the past year from $48,000 to less than $5,000.
The special contributions for payment of the
debt came from twenty-one localities, Kansas
contributing the smallest amount and Massa
chusetts the largest. The amounts range from
$5 to $165.80.
The treasurer, Langdon S. Ward, submitted
his report, from which the following extracts
Cost of missions $41,085,855
Cost of agencies 937,564
Cost of publications 254,644
Cost of administration 1,600,641
Total expendituies $ 43,878,704
Sept. 1st, 1877 $ 4,798,594
Donations received within the year. $37,080,315
Legacies received during the year.. 10,436,086
Interest on general permanent fund 689,072
Interest from Ashley fund 15,000
Total receipts $48,220,473
Deficiency Aug. 31st, 1878 456,825
Rev. N. G. Clark, foreign secretary, then read
his report. Ten missionaries have died during
the past year, and eighteen names dropped
from the rolls. Of those not expected to le
sume foreign work, 18 visited this country for
rest and recuperation of health, 21 have return
ed to their different fields of labor, and 3 others
will leave in a few weeks, leaving
"less foreign missionaries at home
in connection with the board than for
many previous years. Nineteen new missionaries
have gone out duung the year, including five
representatives of the woman's board of mis
sions. The work is everywhere reported as in
a prospeious condition, with urgent calls for
The report concludes as follows: The press
ing needs of the board at the present time can
only be met by such an enlargement of the
missionary forces now in the field and by the
addition of not less than $100,000 to our current
Number of missions, 16.
Number of-stations, 79.
Number of out-stations, 529.
Total number of missionaries and laborers
connected with the missions, 1,549.
Number of churches, 248.
Training and theological schools, 15.
Boarding schools for girls, 26.
Common schools, 612.
Total number of pupils, 26.170.
ALL AROUND THE GLOBE.
A Newburg, N. J., dispatch says: The ferry
boat Union, plying between this place and
Fishkill, was burned at the wharf this morning.
Loss about $120,000 insurance. $40,000.
W. A. Thompson, M. P. for Welland, Ontario,
Can., and projector of the Canada Southern
railway, died yesterday morning.
ANOTHER HAY OF THE DREAD TI8-
A Slight Increase in Mortality at Memphis,
But a General Subsidence of the Disease
Reported--The Howards of New Orleans
Again Announce No Further Need of
Money AidMiscellaneous Fever News.
NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 1.New eases, 231. Re
ports at the board of health indicate an in
crease over yesterday, and many cases are re
ported in which entire families heretofore ex
empt have been taken down. One case is men
tioned of a father and six children who were
prostrated Monday night. The Howards sent
four nurses this evening to Mississippi City,
two toBay St. Louis and two to Red River
Dr. Wm. Martin, of the United States moni
tor, leaves this evening for Belaxi, Miss as a
volunteer physician of the Howard association
by permission of the secretary of the navy.
In reply to a dispatch of the consuls to the
Liverpool committee stating there are
still many of their countrymen whd can be re
lieved by the Howards and therefore asking that
subscriptions be renewed in commercial towns
of Europe, the Howard association reiterate
their former dispatch that they have funds
sufficient on hand and in sight to meet every
demand made upon them for the relief of the
destitute sick of the present epidemic, and
point how persons of all nationalities may ob
tain rations by leaving addresses on slates
placed at convenient points through the city,
but they decline to furnish through other as
BATON ROUGE, Oct. 1.New cases, 88 deaths,
PORT GIBSON, Oct. 1.The epidemic at this
place has greatly abated, with but few cases in
town, and few have fevei. It is spreading to
an alaiming extent in the country, and is ioic
mg refugees back to town as the true place of
safety. The number of cases I ere figures about
600, out of a remaining population of 700. The
deaths number 116. Among those lately re
corded are Judge J. B. Thrasher and Dr. W. D.
Pratt. A week ago it was thought that the
disease had run its course, but the weather has
since been warmer, the thermometer ranging
all day at 86, and new cases are occurring, and
some severe and fatal relapses in the country.
MEMPHIS, Oct. 1.Fifty deaths from yellow
fever reported tothe board of health by the
undertakers for the p'ast twenty-four hours
ending to-night. Of these, thirty-three died
within the corporate limits ot the city. Among
the deaths reported eince noon are Miss Anna
Robbms and Mrs. M. J. Atkinson.
The following telegram was received to-day:
"Moscow, Tenn., Oct. 1.R. W. Mitchell, med
ical dnector of the association: Di-s. Hall and
Stover both down with fever. Please send a
good doetor and four male nurses to-day with
out fail. (Signed) John J. Stager, mayor."
Physicians 6f the Hdward medical corps re
poit a large number of sick in the vicinity of
Gill's station, three miles east of the city.
Scarcely a household in this neighborhood but
in which cases of fever has developed.
Dr. R. Hunter, who had been sent to Ma
bon, Tenn., reports twenty-three cases in that
Twenty-three physicians of the medical corps
report ninety-nine new cases.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Oct. 1.-Dr. Vande
mache, the registrar, repoits two deaths from
yellow fever for the past twenty-four hours.
Mrs. Mary Horan and John O'Neill. No new
The Citizens' Relief committee publish the
following to prevent misrepresentation by
other parties: The Chattanooga Relief asso
ciation oigamzed here last night
has no connection whatever with
the citizens' relief committee We desire to
say to our friends throughout the country that
our funds and supplies now on hand are amply
sufficient for all immediate needs, and should
we need any furthei assistance, we will not
hesitate tocall for it. (Signed,) Thomas J.
Carlyle, mayor P. D. Simms, medical direc
tor E. A. Jayes, chaiiman J. L. Hill, secre
NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 1.Gov. Nicholls has
issued a proclamation recommending Wednes
day, Octobei 9, as a day ot fasting, humiliation
and prayer for deliverance from the scourge.
From noon to6 P. M., 17 deaths and 136 new
cases reported, of which 85 were since Septem
ber 28. New cases at St. Vincent orphan asy
lum, among them Sister Ganzeage. Among
the deaths are F. Britt, a native of Canada, one
ot the students of the theological seminary
adjoining the arohbisbop's residence, and J. A.
Popper, aged 40, a well known steamboatman.
MEMPHIS, Oct. 1.The following appeal will
be published to-morrow: The St. Andrews so
ciety of Memphis has lost its president and
secretary. Their treasurer, W. W. Young, is
sick with the fever. Wm. Finny is acting
president, and calls upon Bister societies to
send relief for distressed countrymen.
Dr. Chas. Baskerville, of Horn Lake, Miss.,
a member of the Howard medical corps, was
taken down to-night.
THE RELIEF BOAT.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1.-At a meeting of the
yellow fever relief committee held to-day, tele
grams were read from Brooklyn, New York,
and Baltimore, announcing relief associations
in those cities doubled their contributions for
a boat load of provisions to be sett down the
Mississippi river. Other contributions as fol
lows: Hartfor.i, Ct., $250 Oil City, P..., $200,
and Wheeling, W. Va., $700.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1.Prof. E. Lloyd Howaid,
of Baltimore, has accented the position of third
member and secretary of the commission to
investigate the yellow fever epidemic. The
commission as organized consists of Dr. S. M.
Bemis, New Orleans Dr.'Jerome Cochrane,
Mobile and Prof. E. Lloyd Howard, of Balti
more. The last named member will start for
New Orleans to-morrow. He is president of the
Maryland State board of health.
GRENADA, Oct. 1.The terrible fever scourge
having run its course at this place, there is no
further use of money or supplies. Our people
can never forget the open hearted generosity
with which their wants have been supplied by
North, South, East and West alike.
(Signed) WM. C. MACCRACKEN,
For the Relief Committee.
CINCINNATI, Oct. 1.Three cases of imported
yellow fever were discovered here yesterday
Mrs. Severson, who came here from Hickman,
Ky., four days ago a Mrs. Eglour from Mem
phis, and a colored man taken from the train
to the pest house. Dr. Minor issued an older
yesterday forbidding the reception of any
freight from the South that could possible ab
GRAND JUNCTION, Oct. 1.Deaths the last
two days, 7 new cases, 4.
MISSISSIPPI Crrr, Oct. 1.CoL A. Carter,
special government agent, and urs. W. B.
Brackett, died here to-day of yelbw fever.
WINONA, Miss., Oct. 1.One new case no
deaths to-day. Having cool niglts.
CANTON, Oct. 1.New cases, 28 deaths, 2.
A case of fever is reported at ^vay's Bluff.
Bancroft, the Historian, Injured.
NEWPORT, Oct. 1.Hon G/o. Bancroft, his
torian, while riding on theraradise road, this
afternoon in company witla lady, was thrown
from the carriage, the bores becoming fright
ened, and seriously injupd about the head,
The lady and coachman/were somewhat in-
Republicans Hold Their Own in Colorado
Democratic Gains in DelawareCongres
[Correspondence of the Globe.]
ST. PETER, Oct. 1.The Republicans have
nominated C. Amundson for the House, in the
district filled by Ladd last year. For auditor,
E. Pettijohn for county attorney, Charles B.
Davis. This is an excellent ticket.
DENVER, Col., Oci. 1.Returns thus far re
ceived indicate the election of the entire Re
publican State ticket by a majority over the
combined Democratic and Greenback vote. The
third and fourth wards of this city by a count
of heads of ticbeie gives Pitkin, Republican,
a majority pf 468 over Love
land, Democrat, and the second ward, Pitkin
a majority of 150. It will be impossible to
give the exact tally before midnight, as the
tickets are v&f Ions. Kit Carson and La Junta
precincts in Bept r&Smiy givs Pitkin five ma
jority, Republican gain. Empire, Cleat Creek
county, Pitkin twenty-five majority. George
town, ClearCreek county, Pitkm majority 110.
Central City, Gibson county, estimated major
ity for Pitkin 150. Sttrishine, Boulder county,
Pitkin, 18 Loveland, Democrat, 8 Bucking
ham, Greenback, 48. Boulder City gives Pit
kin 20 majority over the combined
Democratic and Greenback returns. The
returns thus far received show more
Greenback strength in Boulder county than
elsewhere. InManitou, El Paso county, Pitkin
received 56 out of a total of 67. Morrison pre
cinct, Jefferson county, Pitkin, 43 Loveland,
Democrat, 32 Buckingham, Greenback, 13.
Castle Rock, Douglas county, gives Pitkin five
majority. Walsenburg, Hnerfane county,
Loveland, Democrat, majority over Pitkin 40
no Greenback vote reported. Alamosa, Love
land's majority, 40.
Indications at 10:30 P. M. are that the Repub
licans have carried e^ery ward in Denver ex
cept the Sixth, and that they will have a ma
jority of 800 over the Democrats in this county.
The chairman of the Republican State cen
tral committee claims the State by 2,500 ma
jority and two-thirds of the legislature.
Greeley, Weld county, as far as accounted:
Pitkin, 277 Loveland, 72 Buckingham, 95.
Mill City, Clear Creek county: Pitkin's net
A Clean Democratic Sweep.
WILMINGTON, Oct. l.-*The vote for assessors
and inspectors of this city was as fellows:
Democratic, 1,537 Republican, 513 Greenback,
162. The Democrats elect both assessors and
fourteen out of the fifteen inspectors. In the
north district, heretofore strong Republican,
the Democratic candidate for assessor received
HABTFORBD, Oct. 1.The Greenback conven
tion of this city to-day nominated Isaac B.
Davis, of Hartford, for Congress from this dis
ROCHESTER. N. H., Oct. 1.Herbert F. Norris
was nominated for Congress by the Democrats
of the First district to-day.
BOSTON, Oct. 1.The Greenback convention
which was tohave been held here to-day for
completion of the State ticket is postponed, as
interesting negotiations are said to be pending.
HUDSON, N. Y., Oct. 1.The Greenback Con
gressional convention, o the Thirteenth dis
trict, nominated J. W. iB. Txrty.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Oct. 1.The Green
backers of the Third Congressional district
of New Hampton, have nominated Hon. J. W.
LOWELL, Mass., Oct. 1.Mayor John A.
Richardson has been nominated for Congress
by the Greenbackers of the Seventh district.
OSHKOSH. Wis., Oct. 1.The Republican con
vention of the Sixth Congressional district,
nominated J. V. Jones.
UTIOA, N. Y., Oct. 1.Jas. Mitchell has been
nominated for Congress by the Greenbackers of
the Oneida district.
Elaine in Iowa.
BURLINGTON, la., Oct. 1.One of the largest
political gatherings ever held in this section of
the State assembled here to-day to hear the
speech by Senator Blaine. He spoke for two
hours, devoting himself exclusively to the
financial issues of the day.
Trouble Brewing Between Turkey and
GreeceWholesale Stealing by Russian
OfficersThe Anti-Socialist Bill in the
BERLIN. Oct. 1.The committee on the
Socialist bill have commenced the second read
ing of that measure. Count Von Eiulenberg,
misister of the interior, said the amendments
made on the first reading, appeared on the
whole acceptable, but the government wished
that some minor alterations should be made.
The members of the court of appeal must be
selected from the highest courts of justice and
the emperor must have the unrestricted right
to appoint its president and vice president.
The limitation of the operation of the law to
a period expiring on March 31st, 1881, was in
admissable. The term was too short. The gov
ernment preferred that no definite limit should
be imposed. In consequence of the ministerial
speech the committee deferred discussion in
order to arrive at an understanding among
DISHONEST RUSSIAN OFFICERS.
LONDON, Oct. 1.The Russian imperial com
mission appointed to investigate the alleged
frauds in the commissariat during the late war
have charged 500 officers of various grades, in
cluding forty colonels, with frauds and misap
plication of public money.
MINIS! 'Y RESIGNED.
VIENNA, Oct. 1.The appointment of Count
Ladislas Hayos, present Austro-Hungarian en
voy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary
at Washington, to be Austrian minister to
Roumania is officially announced.
Pesther Lloyd states that the whole Hungar
ian ministry have resigned.
LONDON, Oct. 1.A Vienna dispatch says:
The government's embarrassment is extreme.
The Hungarian ministry declare they cannot
provide the money required as Hungary's con
tingent of the expenses of the Bosnian occupa
tion until the meeting of the delegations.
Count Andrassy desires to reduce expenses by
withirawing a great part of the army from
BosnH, but the military party opposes this
measure. The situation is greatly strained
and its solution, which is expected during the
present week, may perhaps involve the resig
nation of the Hungarian, Austrian and Imperial
GREECE AND TURKEY.
CONSTANTINOPLE, Oct. 1.Safnet Pasha, grand
vicar and minister of foreign affairs, has sent
a circular to the powers calling attention to
the fact that the Greek government, on the au
thority of reports from its consuls in Thessaly,
in Epirus, charges the Porte with stirring np
the fanaticism of the Albanians against Greece,
and providing them with arms. Safuet
Pasha declares these assertions calnmnious,
and communicated to the cabinets by Greece
for the purpose of justifying her military prep
arations, which are really a direct threat of
aggression against the Ottoman Empire. He
proceeds to make counter charges, and says the
Porte is daily oppressed by the machinations of
Greece against Thessaly and Epirus to arouse
the peaceable population. Moreover he states
Greece is preparing to place in the field within
a month an army of 40,000 men with a reserve
of 35,000. This fact, conjointly with the large
orders for suppliee and the loan of $10,000,000,
leaves no doubt of the aggressive intentions of
The Germania Life Insurance company has
been fortunate in securing the services of A.
Bender, late business manager of the Volks
zeitung. Mr. Bender is the general agent fer
Minnesota, Nebraska, Iowa, Dakota, Montana,
Wyoming and Idaho. The company have fitted
up an elegant office at No. 41 East Third Btreet,
and with Mr. Bender in charge, we predict an
extended and prosperous career in this depart
ment. i k^$M$$?
ANOTHER TERRIJBLE CHAPTER
THE ANNAJL8 OF CRIME.
Bishop, the onnecticut Wife Poisoner,
Confesses, Implicating Kate M. Cobb, His
ParamourMrs. Stoddard's Sensation in
the Tanderbllt Will se--A Providence,
R. I., Bank Cashier, and T. M. C. A.
Disciple, Defaults for $100,OOaGeneral
MRS. STODDABD'S SENSATION".
NEW YORK, Oct. l.In the Vanderbilt witt
case to-day the so-called Mrs. Stoddard, who
gave the sensational testimony Friday last, was
cross-examined. She refused to answer a num
ber of questions touching her character or rela
tionship to men for whom she had kept house.
A woman stood up in court and" the witness ad
mitted that the woman was Mrs. Stoddard, the
wife of Dr. Stoddard. Before recess counsel
for W. H. Vanderbilt asked the surrogate to
place the witness in the custody of an officer
during the recess to secure her presence. After
all the explanations she conld give were in,
counsel said he would ask the cdUrt to commit
the witness to await the action of the grand
jury on a charge of perjury.
Mr. Lord said it was the most monstrous at
tempt tointimidate a witness that he ever
beard of. Jndge Black dared the other side, if
they believed her a perjured, to swear out an
affidavit and take out their warrant. This
would place her in a position to strike back
and make them as responsible as they say she
is. Mr. Lord then said he would be responsible
or^ her appearance after recess, which was
Witness in the course of her examination
testified she was married to Dr. Stoddard by a
magistrate at Kingston. At this time she was
not aware that the doctor had a wife living.
The papers that would prove her marriage were
burned fifteen years ago. She went to the doc
Jor's house at his request and told Mrs. Stod
dard she was a widow. This was three years
after the marriage ceremony. The doctor gave
her a wedding ring.
A TERRIBLE CONFESSION.
NEW LONDON, Oct. 1.It has transpired that
Wesley W. Bishop, of Noiwioh, charged with
poisoning his wife, Harriet Bishop, ancPCharles
M. Cobb, Jr., has made a confession implicat
ing Kate M. Cobb, his paramour, in guilt.
Bishop confesses criminal intimacy with Mrs.
Cobb, the procuring of poison for Mrs. Cobb,
with which to destroy the life of her husb xnd,
and his knowledge that she administered it.
He denies he poisoned Mrs. Bishop, and im
putes the murder to the woman. The whole
makeB one of the most terrible pages in the
annals of crime.
Mrs. Cobb says Bishop's confession is abase
lie from beginning to end.
NEW ORLEANS. Oct. 1.The Governor has also
issued a proclamation offering rewards for the
arreBt and conviction of parties who hung the
colored man Brodheart, on the 7th of Septem
ber, in West Feliciana parish, till he was nearly
dead, and then beat him and also beat his wife
and two children. Also for the arrest of lie
murderer of Thos. Dalton, Sept. 21, in West
ROAD AGENTS CAPTURED.
CHEYENNE, Oct. 1.John H.Grown, one of
the parties engaged in the late stage robberies,
captured a few days ago near the stockade, ar
rived here yesterday and is now in jail. An
other named Burns is now in the hands of the
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1.Butts, who murder
ed Wm. Harris at Forest City a year ago, was
hanged at Nevada City to-day.
Independence Reflection Upon tffe'TJnited
StatesFlattering Reception of Senor
Zamacona Creating a Good Imp'ression.
CITY OF MEXICO, Sept. 24.During the cele
bration of Independence Day. Sept. 15th, in
the Teatro Nacional, at]which Minister Foster
was present, an orator made discourteous re
marks about the United States, which were
applauded by part of the audience. In conse
quence of this incident a sensational report
was circulated that Foster would demand his
passports. The report is preposterous. No im
portance can be given to the occurrence. The
leading organs of public opinion condemn the
speech as foolish.
Senor Mata, secretary of foreign affairs, has
resigned on account of ill health. It is be
lieved Senor Zamacona will be his successor.
The reception of Senor Zamacona in the
western cities of the United States, has made a
most favorable impression, Mexican merchants
being enthusiastically in favor of entering into
close commercial relations with the United
States. The kind reception given to Senor
Zamacona has revived confidence everywhere.
The American residents of Mexico have con
tributed upwards of $2,000 through thsir lega
tion for yellow fever sufferers in the South.
THE PACIFIC COAST.
Treasure ShipmentsConstitutional Con-
ventionThe Husband of an Actress on
SAN" FRANCISCO, Oct. 1.The treasure ship
ment by the City of Peking to-day was only
$15,172, mostly in Mexican and trade dollars.
The customs officers yesterday captnred 187
ponnds of opium smuggled ashore from the
In the constitutional convention to-day Jas.
A. Johnston, of A'ameda, was elected secretary,
beating M. D. Boreck by six votes. The work
mgmen pursued the same tactics as in the con
test for president, and finding it impossible to
elect their own man, went for the candidate
least objectionable to them.
Harry Widmer, husband of the actress Katie
Mayhew, to-day chastised Frank M. Pixley,
proprietor, and A. G. Bierce, editor of the Ar
gonaut, in their office, for publishing with un
complimentary comments a letter written by
Mrs. Widmer to Clay Greene.
Troops Outwitted by Hostile Cheyenne In
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 1.A Globe-Democrat Leaven
worth special says: The Cheyenne Indians have
crossed the Kansas Pacific railway at Carlisle
Station, a number of miles east of the
point where they were expected to cross,
and a good ways from where the troops were
stationed to intercept them. The troops are
now in pursuit of them divided into four col
umns, and consist of five companies of cavalry,
three companies mounted infantry. The
purpose is to surround them, if possible, but
as they are moving very rapidly it is not un
likely they may escape.
Gen. Sherman in the Role of Railroad
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1.Gen Sherman has
written a letter to D. Cotton, vice-president of
the Southern Pacific railroad, dwelling on the
importance of the road to the interests of
Arizona and to the development of trade and
friendly relations with Mexico, closing with
permission to publish the letter with the un
derstanding it is written without consultation
with the war department, though the writer
is almost certain it will meet with the sanction
of the department.
German in the St. Louis Schools.
ST. LOUTS, Oct. 1.An election of consider
able interest, involving the question of teaching
the German language in the public schoolB. took
place here to-day for ten directors of the
school hoard. The result was a tie, five of
each party being elected. This is again of
two anti-German directors in the board, that
body now standing fifteen for German and
-thirteen against. Had the election been gen
eral instead of in ten wards, and most strong
German wards, the anti-German question
would no doubt carried by a large, majority.
The Hanlan-Courtney Rowing Match
Splendid Performance of Hepeful at St.
LouisOther Sporting News,
The Hanlan-Cowrtuey Match.
MONTREAL, Oct. 1.Hanlan and Courtney
were Out for a spin this morning. They are
both weU, equally confident, and if the weather
continues fine there will be a grand straggle
tor the supremacy. Courtney's stock is rising.
His admirers say he wiU make an example of
the little champion, but the friends of the lat
ter are not dismayed. Mr. Brisler, Mr. Court
ney principal backer, laid $5,000 on his man.
Irains this morning brought a great inflnx of
visitors. Hanlan is the favorite, seUing in the
pools freely at $100 to $50.
LONDON, Oct. 1.A boat race Tor 200 took
place to-day on the Thames between Connor
and Howdon. The course Was from Putney to
Mortlake. Howdon won by four lengths.
St. LOUIS, Oct. 1.Bad weather again inter
fered with the races to-day. First race, free
for all stallions, $1,500 divided, was called,
and the first heat trotted in almost a hnni
can. Boncsetter took the heat in 2:25%,
Woodford Mambrino second, Scott's Thomas
third. Hopeful then appeared and made one
trial to beat the time of Rarus, trotting the
heat without a skip in 2:15%. when a tor
rent of ram fell, completly flooding the track
and putting an end to the sport for the day.
The stallion race will be finished to-morrow,
and Hopeful and Rarus continue their trots
for fast time.
NEW YORK, Oct. l.Gilmore's Garden was
failed to-night with spectators of the O'Leary
Hughes' walk. Hughes took several rests dur
ing the evening, and appeared lame.
O'Leary got off the track several
times, but only for a short time, and
appeared fresh and confident. He finished his
170th mile at 3 seconds past 1 o'clock, and
Hughes his 150th mile 37 minutes past 10 o'clock,
at which time he was 22 miles behind O'Leary.
f*0^-__ CIT GLOBULES.
Charlott Thompsonbox office open to-day
from 9 i M. to 4 p. M.
Kellogg Beems to have lost his weather cun
ning during his late trip East. At least he is
making a very bad hand of it since his return.
The board of managers of the Minnesota
Magdalen society have postponed their regular
meeting from next Thursday until some future
The officers of the "Young Men's Donnelly
club" are- Joseph Oppenheim, president H.
P. Birmingham, vice-president Dr. J. Owens,
To-morrow evening Mrs. Charlotte Thompson
will appear at the Opera House, in East Lynn.
Reserved seats to-day at the box office from 9
A. M. to 4 P. M.
The K. N. steamer Charley Cheever, on the
way to this port from La Crosse, turned back
from Prescott, finding the water too low to
Another two inch rise was added to the
volume of water in the river yesterday, giving
sixteen inches by the mark, or about twenty
two inches in the channel.
The city officers, police and fire departments,
and employes were paid their September sala
ries yesterday by Treasurer Renz. The whole
amount disbursed was $7,500.
County Attorney Peck, of Scott county, ac
companied by Sheriff Flaherty, of the same
county, and ex-Sheriff Newall, of Dakota
county, paid a visit of inspection tothe jail
to-day. They were conducted through the
building by Sheriff King, and expressed*them
selves as highly pleased with the arrangements,
Quite a spirited little race took place on
Third street, yesterday morning, between one
of St. Aubin's two-mule trucks and the Amer
ican house stage. The course was from Minne
sota to Cedar streetthe brush was neck and
neck until about opposite Merrill's book store,
when the St. Aubm team forged ahead and
came out the winner by half a mule's length.
A mortgage trust deed covering $2,100,000
was filed with the secretary of State yesterday.
It was from the Hastings & Dakota Railway
company to Mr. James McKinlay of New York,
trustee in trust, to secure the payment of $15,-
000 per mile, not exceeding $2,100,000, and
representing 140 miles of railroad extending
from Glencoe tothe Minnesota State line, and
will be due Jan. 1, 1908.
The Seventh Annual ball of the St. Paul
Waiters' association, on Monday next, will be
the opening event of the season, and all who
have attended the former balls given by this
association will not need telling that it will be
by no means the least attractive and enjoyable.
The waiters know well how to make these de
lightful gatherings successful every respect.
W. McDonald, of Becker county, was up be
fore the United States commissioner yesterday,
charged with violating "the intercourse law
which, when it was duly inquired into, devel
oped into the allegation that Mr. McDonald had
been contributing poor whisky to the Indians
at White Earth reservation. The Chippewas
had called for the juice, and Mr. McDonald had
responded. Result: A hurrah for the Indians,
and a hurrying of Mr. Mac before the commis
sioner. He was held in bonds of $200 to answer
before the grand jury.
A gentleman of color by the name of Eman
uel Harris made himself disliked on Ninth
street yesterday afternoon. He was filled with
budge, but declared he wouldn't stir away from
Mrs. Wright's house. A girl was dispatched to
Chief Weber for aid to raise the siege. There
being none of the force about, the chief sent
the two poundmasters to the relief of the
alarmed family. Arriving there, Emanuel
said he might not be able to pound the two
poundmasters, but he conld and would carve
'em with a razor. He proceeded to put his
threats into execution, but before he could take
the edge off his white handled tool, the pound
masters corraled him and run him into the
A PROBABLY FATAL KICK.
An Interloper ThrashedAn Attempt' Also
Made to Kick, But the Kicker Misses His
Mark, and Falling:, Breaks His Skull.
Monday night a very serious and probably
fatal accident happened at York's brewery in
the Sixth ward. It came about in this way:
At supper time, some of the employes heard
a noise stairs in the room occupied by
them, as if some one was moving stealthily.
Several of them rushed np,
and on "making a search
found a man concealed under one of the
beds. He was hauled out, and on him were
found several articles of clothing, etc., be
longing to the occupants of the room. The
intruder was taken down stairs, and an ad
ministration of the law, and the punishment
for his offence was taken in hand by the
crowd. They treated the man to a sound
thrashing and told him to go.
accelerate his movements, one of the
yard men reached out to give the thief a
parting kick. either miscalculated the
distance, or the man had obeyed orders to
go, for the kicker fell backwards, striking
head against the door-
his sill. He gave a groan, and was
picked senseless, and on
examination it was found his skull had been
fractured. Yesterday morning he was con
veyed to the city hospital, where he lies in a
very precarious condition.
The Ladies Conclude Their WorkOther
ContributionsLetter of Acknowledg
The noble band of ladies, members of the
several Protestant church societies of the
city, who sopromptly organized themselves
into a Belief association for the collection of
aid for the plague stricken communities of
the Sooth, believing that the pressing needs
which called them to action have been re
lieved by the generous responses from all
parts of the country, have disbanded, and
are once more devoting their individual
efforts to the needs of their respective par
ishes. The association was in existence
only some two weeks, and yet in this short
time there was collected and transmitted to
the South, as shown by the final settlement,
the sum of $1,241.50. This fund was sent
to the Ladies' Physiological society, of New
Orleans, an organization of long
standing, and originally formed
for an entirely different purpose than relief,
but which has been doing noble work in the
present emergency. Of tb/ amount, ac
knowledgment has been received of $800
forwarded some days since, with assurances
that it would be judiciously employed, and
generous thanks for the substantial sympa
thy shown by their sisters of St. Paul. The
balance of the $1,241.50 was sent forward
The Ladies' Relief association of St. Paul
had a brief existence, but its life was charac
terized by good works unostentatiously per
formed. It is well.
Capt. Otto Dreher yesterday received a let
ter from Gov. James D. Porter, of Ten
nessee, of which we append a copy. It is as
follows, and explains itself:
Otto Dreher, General Manager, St. Paul, Minn.:
DEAR SIBTour favor of the 25th inst. is
received, enclosi $05.75, contributed by
the German Sociely of St. Paul to the suf
ferers in Tennessee. lam profoundly grate
ful to the members of your society for this
generous contribution, and know you will
have thanks of the little ones who will enjoy
it. I have turned it pver to the managers of
St. Mary's orphan asylum, who have charge
of a large number of children of Memphis
who have just been made orphans by the
terrible scourge that now afflicts that stricken
I have the honor to be, very respectfully,
The generous givers of the State continue
sending their contributions to Gov. Pillsbury
for the benefit of the yellow fever sufferers.
lhe following was received yesterday: From
the ladies of Jordan, $39.43 from Hon. C.
H. Graves, proceeds of an entertainment
given by the band and an association of
ladies and gentlemen at Duluth, $108.30.
The Odd Fellows of the St^te have been
responding with their usual liberality to the
appeal of the grand master, the amount con
tributed to date being $598.20, of which
$314 has been sent to Gov. Pillsbury for dis
tribution, and the balance will probably be
sent to Gov. Shepherd, of Washington, now
at St. Louis, collecting supplies for the
smaller towns along the Mississippi river, cut
off from the outside world by the steamboat
and railroad quarantine.
THE COUNTY BOARD.
An Unusually Light Day's Work For the
First Monthly Meeting.
The county commissioners held their reg
ular monthly meeting yesterday morning.
There were present Commissioners Hunt,
Miner, Lindeke, Wagner, McGrath, and the
president, Mr. Dawson.
Before proceeding to business, Mr. Daw
son made a statement in reference to the
tax assessment. It bad been thought that
an assessment of two and tbree-tenths mills
would have been sufficient, but the State
auditor finds that it will require two and one
half mills, necessitating some little change
in city and county.
After listening to County Attorney Rog
er's report in reference to parties selling
liquor without a license, and the Vitt garni
shee case, the beard resolved that in case it
is necessary to carry the latter case to the
supreme court, a bond bo required protect
ing the board from the expenses falling
upon the county.
Communications were then read, as fol
Petition from Moundsview, against chang
ing school district, signed by thirteen per
sons, was read.
Mr. Bowers appeared before the board and
urged the change, and Patrick Powers
Mr. Miner moved to lay the matter on the
table, which was carried. The chairman
then instructed the applicants that they now
could commence anew. Bowers and Powers
then went for each other in subdued but
emphatic tones, Powers insisting that
Bowers should be ashamed for urging the
Petition from Henry Vayhinger, for
change of boundary line of school district
No. 4, which runs through his house. Be
ferred to committee on education.
Report of J. B. Oliver, showing the earn
ings of the abstract office for the quarter
amounted to $592.75. Report referred to
committee on ways means.
Communication from C. E. Davis, county
surveyor, in reference to several roads which
he is surveying. It was movd that
the surveyor be instructed to carefully sur
vey the said roads and make accurate maps.
Communication from county clerk Kiefer
protesting against delivering over the certi
fied copies of tax judgment books made in
the district court, and for his services as
county clerk. He demands the payment of
$844.08 for 7,034 descriptions,[and he delivers
over the certified copies under protest. Re
ferred to committee on ways and means,
together with the county attorney.
A resolution to strike out "first" and in
sert "second" of September the bridge
Jxmds was agreed to.
A bill for fees due the municipal court for
trials, amounting to $79.85, was disallowed.
The biU for whitewashing," amounting
to $284, the committee on buildings had
settled up by allowing $150.
After allowing the usual number of bills
the board adjourned.
DAILY WEATHER BTJLLEiIN
Omc E OF OBSERVATION, SIGNAL CORPS, U. 8. A.
INGEBSOLL BLOCK, THIRD STREET,
ST. PAUL, MINN.
Observations taken atthe same moment of
time at all stations.
Meteorological Record, Oct. 1, 1878,9: 56 P.M.
Bar. Ther. Wind. Weather.
Bismarck 29.71 54 W. Fair.
Breckenridge .29.58 47 8W. Fair.
Duluth 29.48 56 BW. Cloudy.
Pembina 29.54 45 NW. Fair.
St. Paul 29.61 56 W. Clear.
Yankton 29.78 52 8W: Clear.
TherDAILBelLOCAL Hum. Wind. Weather.
29.454 60.5 73.0 W. Pair.
Amount of rainfall or melted snow, 0.75
maximum thermometer, 72 minimum ther
B. J. LEWIS,
ergeBn Signal^Corpa, U. S. A.