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THE FEVER Fir.i.Ti IN THE RURAL
Appeal for Stricken Interior Localities by
Hon. Casey YoungPressing Requests
Upon tlie Howards for Physicians and
NursesThousands of Destitute in New
Orleans Requiring AssistanceThe Situa
tion at all Points.
NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 4.Deaths, 54 new cases,
203. Total cases. 10/218 total deaths. 3,060.
NEW ORLKANS, Oct. 4.The Gretna, Howard
and Young Men's Christian association visiting
committees report the total number of desti
tute sick at 280. To attend to these there are
but three physicians, who have i)3 patients each
to visit, besides their regular practice. The
disease is spreading with frightful rapidity, at
tacking both black and white alike. The E is
copalian minister. Catholic priest, one Brother
and two Sisters of Mercy are down with fever.
A. W. Denett, telegraph operator at VickR
burg, and L. M. Pennington, telegraph train
dispatcher at Water Valley, died this morning
of yellow fever. The telecraphers' aid com
mittee at tins city, by request of Superintend
ent John Van Home, New York, will assist all
Bick telegraphers outside of Memphis. This
becomes necessary owing to the illness of the
remaining members of the committee. Ap
plications should be made to C. It. Chase,
chairman, or A. D. Ballott, secretary. The re
ports at the board of health shows the fever
increasing in the lowest portion of the Third
district near the United States barracks,
slaughter house and along thp line of St. Ber
nard parish. The fever has penetrated every
portion of the Second district from the river
to the woods. In addition to the yellow fever
an extreme type of malarial fever prevails
among the children.
Applications for relief to the Young Men's
Christian Association 127, Howard 169. The
Peaborlvs issued ij 1,1 '23 rations.
The Howards received the following: "Tangi-
pohoaTwo deaths and six new cases within
the last twenty-! our hours. Several expected
to die to-night. Dr. Carter's family all down.
For God's sake send physicians and nurses."
NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 4.The Howards have
received the following telegrams and will re
spond to the calls made for nurses and phy
"Morgan CityNew cases of fever since last
reported, Sept. 28th, 117 total cases, 300 un
der treatment. 100 deaths, .00. Many of ohr
best families, President B. F. Winchester, of
our relief committee, wife and child and others
"Bayou SaraPlease send by first
boat a physician and two male nurses. Dr.
Harrison taken down last ni^ht. No physician
"ThibedeauxSeventeen new cases, 3
deaths, 2 blacks, 1 white. (Signed) W. It.
Mandeville, M. D." "Fever rapidly increasing
in this parish. Please forward at once to
Napoleonvillo 12 nurses, and more, if possible.
(Signed) W. B. Foley, president Howard as
"TangiphoaGreat distress here. Try and
send us a doctor on the first train. (Signed)
H. L. Taylor, Mayor."
A CRY FOfi HELP.
NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 4.Frank A. Richardson,
Isaac N. Marks, Augustus Richards, sub-com
mittee of the Orleans relief committee, make
an appeal to the United States for means to
supply the destitute with food. The commit
tee state they represent thirty organizations
that have devoted themselves to do good on
earth to their fellow men. They have united
in a common effort in behalf of the destitute,
6nd will be pleased to receive and distriubte
all contributions. The appeal sets forth
that thre are 200,000 people in
New Orleans, among them many
thousands destitute. The fear of contagion
has caused the outside world to close its doors
against ns as lepers. Our avenues of trade are
closed, and strong men who would willingly
work are compelled to remain idle. The ap
peal concludes: "You who have already re
sponded to the calls of others for relief know
only that the city is filled with the plague-smit
ten and dying, but another affliction scarcely
less to be dreaded, follows the disease into
nrnny homes and strikes the strong and well.
Hunger and want claim many whom the pesti
lence spares. To ihe sick is given medicines,
to the dead burial, and we appeal to the hu
mane of our country to save from starvation
those who are well.
NECESSITY FOR AID FOR NEW ORLEANS.
NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 4.The following tele
grams passed to-day: "Washington, Oct. 4: To
Collector of Customs, New Orleans: Report by
telegram of the actual condition of suffering
and,want from yellow fever, extent of relief
on hand and its sufficiency, and nature and ex
tent of relief indispensable. Write, also, fully.
(Signed) Jno. Sherman, sec'y." "New Orleans,
Oct. 4: To Hon. John Sherman, Secretary of tlie
Treasury, Washington, D. There is more
need of aid than ever. The wharves are bare,
industrial enterprises closed up, and nearly ev
ery laboring man out of employment.
A meeting last Monday of nearly all
charitable associations developed the fact that
with the exception of the Howards, funds are
nearly exhausted. The Howards furnish no
statement of funds on hand. It may not be
consistent with their rules to do so. Provis
ions are most needed, and in my opinion the
New Orleans relief committee is best organized
for said distribution. They have reported the
need of 60,OiJ0 rations in addition to what have
been issued. I have no idea that will be
enough. Forty charitable institutions through
a committee have made an appeal to the coun
try which goes over the wires to-night. I cor
fiially endorse therepresentations made therein.
(Signed) GEO. L. SMITH, Collector.
MEMPHIS AND OTHER FOLNTS.
MEMPHIS, Oct. 4.Owing to sickness and
deaths among the attaches of the Bank of
Commercs the institution closed its doois to
day. Dr. S. H. Collins, of Cincinnati, leaveB
to-morrow with six nurses for La Grange,
The board of health report twenty-two deaths
in the city from yellow fever for the past
twenty-four hours ending at 6 o'clock to-night.
Nine additional deaths occurring outside the
corporation line are reported by undertakers.
At a meeting of the Howard association, ex
Mayor John Johnston was elected treasurer, it.
P. Warring, Jr., K. P. Finney active members.
Among the new cases are J. S. Johnson, Mike
Provinzle and F. W. Butdngham.
Hon. Cas-ey Young, after a three weeks' ill
ness, is up again and caring jr the sick. Ap
peals have been made to him for aid for Grand
Junction, Lagrange, Moscow, Collierville and
other towns in his district which have been
reached by the fever, and he has sent Mayor
Ely, of New York, and Pierce, of Boston, and
others, the following telegram: "Thanks to
the kindness of our friends abroad. The
Howard association and the citizens' relief
committee of Memphis have means enough
they think to meet the wants of our people
here until the epidemic subsides, but the
fever has reached nearly every other town in
my district, and I therefore request that a part
of any further contributions of money or sup
plies, by the generous people of other sections,
be sent for distribution to these other afflicted
places." (Signed) CASEY YOUNG.
Col. Young speaks in the highest and warm
est terms of his colleagues in Congress from
the Northern and Southern States for the gen
erous sympathy they have expressed for our
suffering people, and their prompt and active
efforts in soliciting and forwarding money for
their relief. Prominent among those who have
been foremost in the work are: Hons. Carter
Harrison, Wm. -Springer, W. Townsend,
Wm. Lathrop. It. M. Knapp, Thos. J. Hender
son, of Illinois, Wm. Lapp, James Stone and
Addison Olliver of Iwa Thos. Ryan and W. A.
Philips of Kansas, Thomas Ewing of Ohio, Dr.
Lockwood of New York, D. A. Henry of Mary
land, Frank Jones of New Hampshire, and Col.
C. P. Huntington of New York, and others.
Among those who have died since last night:
Sister Francis, matron iu charge of the Home
orphan asylum, Robert Kendall and son, Willie
T. Pritchett, Geo. M. Woods and J. B. Hen-
"TWidr 1 in 1,. .)J1rllW.liil *mrm
richle. Mrs. Kerr and family were refugees
from the city, but returned last Sunday. Asa
warning to others the following poblica
tion is made: "it having come to our knowl
edge that some parties who had fled the city at
the outbreak of the epidemic have returned,
contracted the fever and died, it is my duty,
by resolution of the Howard association, to
warn all refugees that owing to the fact that
we have, all we can do to nurse and care for
those who are here, if they come back to the
city before the epidemic has been officially de
clared over they will do so at their own risk
and with almost the certainty of having to
provide for themselves in case of sickness. Our
present obligations are as many and weighty as
we can carry, and we cannot, without breaking
down, receive any more. Refugees need not
return. The fate of those who have should be
a warning to all."
(Signed) A. D. LANGSTAFF,
Prest. Howard Ass'n.
SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT AT LOUISVILLE.
LOUISVILLE, Oct. 4.The greatest success has
attended the treatment of imported cases of
yellow fever in the hospitals especially pro
vided sick Spntherners by Louisville.
During the past week theie has been such a
decided decrease in the number of imported
cases of yellow fever, and such quick recovery
among those suffering, that one hospital has
been closed and all nurses, except a few that
are necessary, paid off and sent South. Of the
very large number once, only three cases re
main, the majority having recovered. Not
withstanding an occasional case of malarial
fever, the health of the city continues ex
ceptionally good, the mortality being lesH
than during a corresponding week for five
years. Among the donations to the yellow
fever relief fund has been that of Will S.
Hayes, the great song writer, who donated half
a prize drawn several days ago in the Common
wealth Distribution company.
THE RELIEF STEAMER.
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 4.The relief steamer Cham
bers departed on her mission of charity to-day,
with the GodspeedR of thousands of this city
and elsewhere. The following are additional
names attached to the expedition: H. S. Kessler,
druggist Horace L. Hyde, newspaper corre
spondent S. Malford, carpenter Robert
Matchman, steward J. M. Dalton, watchman.
There is a total of forty souls on board.
FRANKLIN, La., Oct. 4.The fever is onmonths
Daniel Thompson's Calumet plantation. Four
whites and twenty blacks have it. In some in
stances it is malignant, but among the blacks
it is generally mild, readily yielding to treat
OCEAN SPRLNQS, Oct. 4.Only one serious case
BAY ST. LOUIS, Oct. 4.Eighteen new cases
and three deaths.
PORT GIBSON, Oct. 4.The fever is spreading
in the country. We are treating over 100 cases
out of town.
BATON ROUGE, Oct. 4.Deaths seven new
CAIRO, 111., Oct. 4.At Hickman to-day four
new cases no deaths. Two deaths in Cairo
arid several Bick with a malignant type of
CHATTANOOGA, Oct. 4.Dr. Vanderman, reg
istrar, reports for twenty-four hours no deaths
from yellow fever, and but sixteen new cases,
fourteen of them being colored. Outlook de
cidedly unfavorable. Warm days and cool
nights are very rapidly developing disease.
Most cases reported are in that part of the dis
trict first infected.
MEMPHIS, Oct. 4.Dr. Julius Wise returned
this evening from Martin, Tenn. He reports
physicians of that town able to attend to all
cases now requiring tieatment. Twenty-two
physicians of the Howard medical corpB report
129 new cases.
GRAND JUNCTION, Tenn., Oct. 4.One death
and two new cases here during twenty-four
hours ending at 6 p. M. to-day.
At Lagrange, Tenn., the yellow fever has
been epidemic for about a week. There have
been fifteen deaths, and the number of cases
now under treatment is twenty. There is great
suffering from want of money and provisions.
Stricken Memphis has come nobly to the relief
of the town, sending nurses, physicians and
medicines. The citizens have organized a re
lief committee with Mr. M. Hullwin as
president T. J. Shillon, secretary, and W.
McN.mee as treasurer. The telegraph operator
deserted his post early in the action, and tele
grams have to be forwarded by train or special
me senger to and from Grand Junction three
BAY ST. LOUIS, Oct. 4.Fifteen new cases and
one death for past twenty-four hours.
OSYKA, Oct. 4.Nine new cases and one death
for the past twenty-four hoursthree very
BATON ROUGE, Oct. 4.A letter from Port
Hudson states Drs. Harrison and Woods are
down with the yeliow fever. The fever is
worse here. Over twenty deaths since night
GRAND JUNCTION, Tenn., Oct. 4.Four new
cases to-day two deaths in the last seventy-two
hours twenty-three cases under treatment,
mostly negroes. Day very warm, with cool
nights and heavy dews. The spread of the dis
ease had lulled for three days, but new cases
are pretty lively to-day.
THE INSURRECTION IN SANTA CRUZ.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4.The government has
official information relative to the existence of
an insurrection at Santa Cruz, but the advices
say nothiHg regarding the number of lives sup
posed to be lost. The island of Santa Cruz is
embraced in the consular district of St.
Thomas, under the jurisdiction of Consul V. V.
Smith. According to the latest reports re
ceived at the state department, the mob have
succeeded in capturing and destroying the town
of Fredericksted. There is a United States
consular residing there, and it is supposed his
house has been destroyed with the others. I
addition to the squadron sent from Portland,
Me., to the protection of American citizens in
Santa Cruz, the navy department also Bent a
vessel from the West India stationone nearest
to the disturbed regionto hasten on the same
TBEATY VIOLATION AUTHORIZED.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4.The cabinet, in session
to day, approved the letter of the attorney gen
eral, giving an opinion that the Utah & Oregon
Railroad company can pass through the Ban
nock Indian reservation. The treaty with the
Bannocks is not recognized as a law of Con
gress, which is considered superior to it, and
gives the company the right to follow the pre
SOUTHERN MAIL CONTRACTORS.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4. Acting Postmaster
General Tyner has ordered that no fines be im
posed upon mail contractors or deductions
made from their pay because of failure or ir
regularity in service in Alabama, Mississippi,
Kentucky, Tennessee, Louisiana and Texas, on
account of quarantine regulations.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4.The President has ap
pointed Samuel H. Webster postmaster at Shel
by ville, 111., and John B. Neil register of the
land office at Salt Lake City, Utah.
The President and Mrs. Hayes returned this
morning to Washington.
Internal Revenue Commissioner Raum leaves
next week for Illinois, where he speaks before
Excited Over a Marriage.
NEW YORK, Oct. 4.Jewish circles, reformed
and orthodox, have been thrown into a state of
the greatest excitement by the marriage yes
terday afternoon of the daughter of Dr. Samuel
Adler, the Rabbi Emeritus of the temple
Emanuel. The marriage ceremony was per
formed by the distinguished Dr. Adler him
self. This being the period of the ten peni
tential days, Rabbi Gottheil and the officers
of the temple Emanuel refused to give their
countenance to the wedding by attending.
Incendiary Fire at Minneapolis.
LSpecial Telegram to the Globe.
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 5.At about 1 o'clock this
morning fire was discovered in the bank of V.
G. Hush by Officer Daily, but the damage was
slight. Supposed to be the work of an incen
FAILVRES FOLLOWING THE GLAS-
GOW BANK COLLAPSE.
The Tumb le Declared the Most Disastrous
on RecordThe Bank of England Seri
ouslv EffectedAustrian Occupation of
Bosnia and Herzegovina CompletedMas
sacre of Turkish Officers by Albanians
The Afghan TroubleMiscellaneous.
LONDON, Ost. 4.The total liabilities of
Smith, Fleming & Co., East India merchants,
whose failure was announced yesterday, are
estimated at over $10,000,000. The liabilities
of their corresponding firms which fail with
them, W. Nichols & Co., Bombay, and Fleming
& Co., of Kurrachee, are doubtless considerably
less. It is understood, however, that in con
sequence of exchanges of paper between the
bank of the City of Glasgow and India houses,
the same set of liabilities will be found re
peated in the balance sheets of all these failed
The Financier says: "It is morally certain
that all firms concerned in this sort of circular
bill flying must succumb. One house in Scot
land and Australia is concerned in this paper to
the amount of $5,000,000. One doing business
in Scotland and the East .$2,500,000. One
located in India owes $8,000,000 for accept
ances, and $3,600,000 for cash advances. Three
other affiliated Indian houses aggregate an in
debtedness of $6,250,000."
The Financier estimates that the share
holders of the City of Glasgow bank must meet
a deficit of $2,000,000, placing the fail
ure among the most disastrous on record.
The Times, in its financial articles, says that
the condition of the city should be the same as
if nothing had happened is not to be expected,
but beyond a little difficulty in dealing in some
public securities, which as a rule are readilv
negotiable, nothing unusual has occurred.
Money is in rather more demand and about
4% per cent, is obtainable for best three
remitted bills. A call for Bank of Eng
land notes by bankers and others made the
bank return worse in its proportion of liabili
ties to reserve by nearly nine per eent. than
would have otherwise been the case, and the
reserve has fallen about a million and a half
pounds, owing to withdrawal, besides loss of
some gold forcurrency purposes. The Glasgow
Herald says rumors are current that some of
the directors of the city of Glasgow bank re
ceived enormous advances out of funds they
LONDON, Oct. 4.It is reported that a large
ship building firm in Glasgow has failed.
GLASGOW, Oct. 4.Potter, Wilson & Co., ship
owners and colonial merchants, have failed.
Liabilities estimated at $3,000,000. Mr. Potter
is one of the directors of the City of Glasgow
CONSTANTINOPLE, Oct. 4.The government
has received intelligence that Taad Gelden
Pasha, on announcing that he had received or
ders to surrender Pedoritza to the Montene
grins, was killed by the Albanians, and 156
officers and men under his command mas
AUSTRIAN OCCUPATION COMPLETE.
VIENNA, Oct. 4.The following official tele
gram nas been received: "Serajevo, Oct. 4.
The Austrians entered Vizgrad this morning
unopposed. Insurgents evacuated their en
trenchments, abandoning tents, cannon and
ammunition. The Austrians entered
Goresda yesterday unopposed and to-day oc
cupied Cajnica. The district of Terpa is clear
ed of insurgents. Thus the whole of Bosnia
and Herzegovina is subdued and the country is
in our hands."
PARIS, Oct. 4.Le Temps makes an appeal
for suffers by yellow fever in New Orleans, re
calling the fact that Louisiana sent large sums
of money to France in 1871-72 and '75.
FLORENCE, Oct. 4.The population is excit
ed because a member of the internationals has
been killed in a duel by an officer of the Ber
sagtiere regiment, stationed here. The troops
are confined to the barracks and it is hoped
the agitation will subside without a dis
PRINCE LOUIS BETROTHED.
LONDON, Oct. 4.The rumor of the betrothal
of Prince Louis Napoleon, son of the late em
peror, to Princess Thyron, daughter of the
king of Denmark, is revived in the London
correspondence of the provincial newspapers.
BERLIN, Oct. 4.The government will proba
bly adopt the anti-Socialist bill as passed
through the committee, as conferences Wednes
day night showed there is a fair prospect of
agreement in the Reichstag on amendments
satisfactory to Bismarck concerning the sup
port of the law and the retractive clause
for suppression of newspapers for articles
VIENNA, Oct. 4.The political crisis is becom
ing more serious. Members of the two cabinets
will only consent to retain their portfolios on
condition that Count Andrassy retires. The
Austrian cabinet considers his financial de
TOUR OF INSPECTION.
LONDON, Oct. 4.Th troop ship Himalaya
will sail from Plymouth to-day for Marseilles,
where the lords of admirality will embark
for a tour of inspection of Malta and Cyprus.
PARIS, Oct. 4.Waddington, minister of for
eign affairs, has remitted 500 francs to Minister
Noyes for yellow fever sufferers.
THE AFGHAN WAR.
LONDON, Oct. 4.A dispatch from Bombay
says four of the Ameer' s.infantry regiments and
six guns are stated to have arrived in front of
Ali Musjud, a short nistance up the Khyber
Pass, and have advanced within three miles of
Jamrud, at which place a detachment of British
troops has arrived. Much larger bodies of Af
ghan troops are on their way down. These
threaten to attack the Khyberos for having
allowed the British mission to penetrate the
pass. This would throw the hill tribes into
our hands. It is expected we will assist them
if the Ameer should attack them. Probably
our first advance will be into the Koorum val
ley. The Afghan troops and guns may be
taken from the Ali Musjid fort, and we will
occupy some of the minor passes. Hostilities
may begin any moment.
VIENNA, Oct. 4.There is no settlement yet
of the ministerial crisis. Changes in the Aus
trian cabinet it is believed will only be par
tial. The Austrian and Hungarian press think
Herr Tisza will remain at the ^head of a recon
structed Hungarian ministry.
BERLIN, Oct. 4.A fresh Russian loan is
forthcoming for the purpose of redeeming a
portion of the paper currency issued during
LONDON, Oct. 4.According to telegrams
from Vienna and Constantinople, Turkey has
definitely rejected the Austro-Turkish con
VIENNA, Oct. 4.A Pera despatch says Min
ister Layard's journey to London is caused by
the Porte's refusal to adopt the English project
for reforms in Asia Minor without important
THE AMEER'S GAME.
LONDON, Sept. 4.A dispatch from Simla
confirms the report that the Ameer is endeavor
ing to intimidate the Khyberos by reinforcing
his troops in the Khyber Pass.
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ST. PAUL, SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 5, 1878.
CRIMES AND CASUALTIES.
A Chicago Policeman Shot Dead by Bur-
BlarsBishop, the Connecticut Wife
Poisoner, Finally Confesses to the Deed
Fires and Other Misfortunes.
POLICE OFFICEK SHOT BY BURGLARS.
CHICAGO, Oct. 4.About 11 o'clock to-night
Officer Race, of the police force, saw a man on
State street driving a wagon, and having sus
picions that something was wrong, attempted
to investigate the matter, when a man drew
a pistol and shot him through the head, killing
him instantly. I was afterwards discovered
that burglars had entered the dry goods honse
of E. S. Joffrey and stolen a quantity of silk
and velvet goods. The man who did the shoot
ing is supposed to have been one of four bur
glars engaged in the robbeey. No arrests made
ANSONIA, Conn., Oct. 4.Ed Freeman, col
ored, grossly assaulted Jane McCrindle, aged
7, last evening. He was arrested this morning
early and taken to the lock-up where a crowd
gathered to-day, secured the keys and took him
from prison. A rope was then placed around
Freeman's neck and he was dragged a quarter
of a mile to Colburn Hill, where he was about
to be hanged when a deputy sheriff arrived
and rescued him. He has been lodged in New
AT T..TE END OF A ROPE.
MAGNOLIA, Miss., Oct. 4.Rodney Green,
colored, convicted at the August term of court
of th'j murder of fcja brother-in-law, Isaac
Harris, and sentenced to be hanged Oct. 4th,
was executed here to-day. After religions
service by Parson Cunningham, Green made
confession of guilt, and said he was prepared
to meet his God, and hoped to meet all in
heaven whom he left on eartk. At 1:30 the
drop fell, breaking the neck or the criminal,
who in eight minutes was pronounced dead.
About ten thousand persons were present.
NORWICH, Conn., Oct. 4.Wesley W. Bishop
has made a third confession, in which he ad
mits having himself administered morphine,
in a fatal dose, to his wife.
SALT LAKE, Utah, Oct. 4.Hiram Smith,
contractor for the Utah Northern railroad, was
at rested a few days ago for cutting timber on
Fort Hall Indian reservation. He was taken to
Malad, Idaho, and put in jail. The deputy
marshal then went to the cutters camp for
witness, but being unable to get answers to
questions the whole force, forty-five in num
ber, were arrestpd and taken to Malad and put
in jail. I is doubtful whether these men
were at work upon the Indian reservation. It
is claimed they are suffering from insufficient
room in jail. Progress of the railroad is tem
porarily blocked by these proceedings. A bill
was passed last winter giving this railroad the
right of way over the public lands and permis
sion to use government timber for construc
PENSACOLA, Fla., Oct. 4.An incendiary fire
last night burned the block extending from
Carr & Jolly's soloon to Kohn's clothing store.
Loss, $50,000 insurance $25,000.
BANK DEPOSrr HO! BED.
PROVIDENCE, Oct. 4.Examination of
affairs of the Grocers' and Producers' bank is
not completed. One man who had a private
box deposited in the safe of the bank examined
it this afternoon and found it had been robbed
The Fight fvr Congress.
NEWPORT, Pa., Oct. 4.The Democrats of
the Eighteenth Congressional district have
nominated W. F. Stenger.
PrrrsTON, Pa., Oct. 4.The Democratic con
ferees of the Twelfth Congressional district,
from Luzerne and Lackawanna counties,
unanimously nominated H. W. Bright, labor
BUFFALO Oct. 4.Sherman S. Jewell, nom
inated yesterday by the Republicans of the
Thirty -second district for Congress, declined
SOMERVILLE, N. J., Oct. 4.The Republi
cans of the Fourth district nominated F. A.
Potts for Congress.
OSWEGO, N. Y., Oct. 4.The Republicans to
day nominated Jos. Mason to Congress from
the Twenty-fourth district.
FLUSHING, L. I., Oct. 4.Gen. Crook has
been nominated for Congiess by the Green
backers of the First district.
HOBNELLSVILLE, Oct. 4.F. S. Babcock is
named as the peoples' candidate for Congress
in the Twenty-ninth district.
Decision Wiping Out the Assets of the
Failed Bank of Missouri.
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 4.The suit of the Bank of
Commerce, of New York, against the Bank of
the State of Missouri, to recover $400,000,
which has been before the United States cir
cuit court several days, was decided this after
noon by Judge Dillon instructing the jury to
find for the plaintiff iu the sum of $445,582.
The defense set up fraud in the transaction
also, that the original loan was
made in violation of the national
bank law which the court decided was not es
tablished, and instructed the jury as above.
The original loan of the Bank of Commerce
was $1,000,000, $600,000 of which was return
ed, leaving a balance of $400,000 due when the
State bank suspended. The sum, it is said,
will nearly cover the assets of the State bank
and leave depositors out in the cold.
Healthy Financial Condition of the Wis
consin State Prison.
Special Telegram to the Globe.l
MADISON, Wis., Oct. 4.Gov. Smith has re
ceived advanced sheets from Warden Smith of
the annual report of the State prison for the
year ending Sept. 30, 1878. I shows that in
stitution to be in a more flourishing condition
financially than ever before took place. Here
tofore an annual draft has been made on the
State treasury to liquidate its shortages. It has
paid expenses and has a surplus of $12,000 on
hand. Its assets over liabilities are $27,000,
which is $10,000 better than last year. The
affairs of the institution are in a very prosper
ous and healthy condition. The prospect is
that hereafter a revenue will be derived instead
of running the State into debt for its support.
The Army of the Tennessee.
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 4.Gen. Spooner, chair
man of the invitation committee, announces
that the annual reunion of the society of the
army ot the Tennessee, which meets here Oct.
30th to 31s will be the largest and most suc
cessful ever held. His invitations meet with
favorable responses from prominent men all
over the country. The railroads announce re
duced rates. Indianapolis is making extensive
preparations to receive and entertain the mem
bers and invited guests. General Sherman,
president of the society, is taking the greatest
interest in the success of the meeting. Every
member of the society is expected.
The Insurrection of Jamaic a.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct. 4.The insurgents
in Santa Cruz are burning estates. Frederick
Stadt has been reduced to ashes and several
leading planters have been murdered. The
governor has arrived from St. Thomas. Only
fifty soldiers available. In an engagemement
at Anashope estate the negroes were routed and
200 killed. The town of Bassen is threatened,
but is yet safe. English and French frigates are
daily expected at the island.
AIX AROUND THE GJLOBE.
Subscriptions to the 4 per cent, loan yester
The United States steamship, Plymouth,
sailed from Portland, Me., yesterday, for Vera
Cruz, having been ordered there for the protec
tion of American citizens.
The fall meeting of the Nashville Blood Horse
association commences Monday, and the pros
pects are declared good for a full and interest
ing meeting. Over seventy horses, represent
ing the best stables in the country, have alrerdy
arrived there, and those to arrive will Bwell the
^number to over 100..
PROGRESS OE THE INDIAN WAR X1T
The Rebellious Cheyennes Escape from
the Pursuing Troopers in KansasThe
Crossing: of the Railroad Effected and a
Start of Six Hours ObtainedSkirmish
by Scouts With the Rear GuardsTrouble
Brewing With Red Cloud's BandDis
gusted With the Government's Policy
They Leave the Reservation 6,000 Strong.
THE CHEYENNE WAR.
DENVER, Col., Oct. 4.The following dis
patch from Wallace, Kansas, referring to the
band of Indians which left the reservation
near Fort Reno, is just received. The Indians
crossed the Kansas Pacific railroad Sunday
morning going north. When about twenty
five miles north of Buffalo station they
commenced killing settlers, and so far seven
teen dead bodies have been found along Sapha
creek. The Indians do not go out of their
way at all to kill white people, but if they
meet a man on horseback they kill him and
take his horse. They are eighty or one hun
dred miles north of the Kansas Pacific
with troops pressing them pretty hard.
They have killed no women nor children
and have not thus far mutilated the bodies of
their victims. The report that Lieut. Broder
ick was killed is untrue. There has been no
fight here since Friday, and Broderick is here,
well and hearty.
CHKYKNNI-, Oct. 4.An engine and caboose
just returned to Ogallalla say they saw a trail
across the track, and can see Indians on the
bluffs. The troop train has not yet departed
Ogallalla reports say that Indians were east
of that station. Fifty citizens in Ogallalla are
armed and mounted and prepared to defend the
town should it be attacked. Scouts are sent in
COW BOYS ON A SCOUT.
OGALLALLA, Neb., Oct. 4.The Indians are
crossing the North Platte river north of here
six miles. A party of "cow boys" started
from here this morning to scout. They over
took a party of Indians killing a beef, ex
changed shots and made the Indians drop the
beef, and captured one horse, one mule,
blankets, lariats, hats, etc. They are going
north as fast as possible. Nearly all the ranch
men are here with their horses.
SIDNEY, Neb., Oct. 2.Filed Cheyenne Oct.
4th: Major Thornburgh, with a command
numbering about 200 men, left here on a
special train at 1 p. M. for Ogallalla to endeavor
to stop the hostile Cheyennes. He will be
joined at Julesburg by Lieut. Davis and com
mand from South Platte. The Cheyenne pris
oners, numbering about 250 persons, including
75 warriors en route for Indian Territory, who
were held at this place until the renegades had
passed, were disarmed this morning and are
now in camp at Sidney barracks, guarded by
Captain Fitzgerald's company. The Indians
first refused to surrender and trouble was an
ticipated, but when the troops surrounded
they gave up their rifles and ponies, sub
mitting to overwhelming numbtrs.
CAMP ROBINSON, Neb., Oct. 4.The five com
panies of Third cavalry, commanded by Col.
Carlton, who arrived some days ago, broke up
camp at 9 o'clock last night to make a night
march, and intercept the Indians, if possible,
before arriving at a point north of Clark's
bridge, on the Sidney road. I would appear
by the latest information that the hostiles
now pursued by troops are endeavoring to reach
new Red Cloud agency on Wolf Creek, fifty
seven miles from Camp Robinson, if they
succeed in outmarching the troops, which is
not at all improbable, being better mounted
and having nearly 300 stolen horses in their
possession as a reserve.
ACROSS THE RAILROAD.
CHICAGO, Oct. 4.The following dispatch
was received by Gen. Sheridan this afternoon:
Omaha, Oct. 4.Lieut.-Gen. Sheridan: Thorn
burg reports from Sidney 2:45 p. M., say the
Cheyennes crossed the Union Pacific an hour
a go at Alkali, five miles of Ogallalla. My
command leaves in five minutes, going three
miles an hour. Have informed Carleton and
Mauck. I had previously received information
from the telegraph operator at Ogallalla and
had already instructed Carleton to change his
direction so as to met the Indians at the
(Signed) R. WILLIAMS, A. A. Gen.
SIX HOURS BEHIND.
OGALLALLA,Neb.,Oct 4.-The hostile Cheyennes
crossed the Union Pacific road five miles east
of this point this morning at 10:30. A party
of Bcouts from this place followed up the trail
and overtook a small party of Indians in the
rear body, with whom they exchanged a few
shots, the Indians then fleeing and abandoning
a few head of stock. The scouting party esti
mate the number of Indians at between 150
and 200. Major Thornburg, who was waiting at
Sidney, ready to march at a moment's notice,
was advised of their crossing, and immediately
started for this place with his command,
numbering one hundred and fifty
mounted men. Through some delay he did
not reach Ogallalla until 4 o'clock, thus giv
ing the Indians six hours start of him. Major
Thornburg started immediately in pursuit, and
is to-night camping on the North Platte. Ma
jor Mauck's command, who have been on the
trail several days, reached here at 6 o'clock,
camped on the Suth Platte to-night, and will
join Major Thornburg to-morrow. Lieutenant
Davis, who has also been following their trail
with a force of 100 men, arrived here hy train
from Julesburg, and wdl march to-night and
will overtake Major Thornburg on the North
Platte. The Indians are traveling due North,
and it is anticipated will be overtaken by the
soldiers to-morrow some time.
ANTICIPATED TROUBLE WITH THE RED CLOUDS.
YANKTON, D. T., Oct. 4.Dr. James Irwin,
agent of Red Cloud Indians, arrived here to
day on the way to Washington to consult with
the secretary of the interior and President
upon the situation of affairs of the Indians
under his control. His Indians, tired of wait
ing for permission to move to White Clay, have
abandoned their agency on the Missouri river
and gone back 100 miles in the country, and
are camped on Pass Creek. They say they will
remain there until they hear from Washington.
The disaffected Indians number over 6,000. Dr.
Irwin has information which leads him to the
belief that renegade Cheyennes from the South
are intending to join his Indians at Pass Creek,
and should this occur there is serious trouble
ahead for the Black Hills and other frontier
settlements. Across the Ocean in the Ship's Ho ld With
out Food or Water.
NEW YORK, Oct. 4.The hatches on the
steamer City of Chester, that came into port
to-day, were opened this evening to allow the
unloading of freight. When the men descend
ed into the hold they were amazed at finding a
man lying on a pile of boxes in a famished
condition. He had been there the entire voy
age across the sea, the hold hav
ing been undisturbed all that time.
He was brought to the deck and restoratives
and food administered. He said his name
was James Donnelly, from Scotland, 23 years
old. He secreted himself in the hold with the
purpose of coming to this country, having no
money. Donnelly starved in darkness.
had no food, and driven to desperation by
thirst, drank his own urine. He was sent to the
A Good Candidate.
Hon. W. T. Bonniwell, of McLeod, has been
renominated by the Democrats for the Senate.
Mr. Bonniwell is a most excellent legislator,
and if the people of that district are wise they
will elect him.
The residence of Charles Johnson, of lied
Wing, was destroyed by fire a few nights
DOWN WITH RINGS.
And Begin by Smashing Washburn's Wheat
RingThe Comments of the State
Snake in the GrassA Contrast.
[8t. Cloud Times.
Washburn is traveling through the district
in a "snake in the grass" sort of way.
does not go among the people, discussing the
living issues of the day, and declaring his
position thereon. No! He appears to
the officeholders and political fuglemen
alone. He asks the amount which is necessary
to corrupt the required number of voters, and
leaving it with hh lieutenants, he silently slips
away. The only knowledge of his presence in
a community is gl ven the week after
hy a "personal" in the local press,
rnis la the Washburn style of
politics. How is it with his competitor, Mr.
Donnelly He announces a week or two in ad
vance that on a certain day he will be present
and address them. He comes the peo
ple go to hear him, and thev
listen to an intelligent discussion of national
affairs by a statesman. He has no desire to
buy votesno money to do it with if he had.
He relies upon the fact that he represents the
cause of the people, and that they are accute
enough to Ree where their interests lie. Which
of the two best represents the masses?
Vote Against Washburn the Wheat ShylocU.
Red Wing Argus. 1
Very naturally the voters of the Third
district living along the lines of roads men
tioned are incensed, and as the Republican
candidate for Congress is at the head of
this association this expose by the St. Paul
chamber of commerce has caused a good
deal of fluttering in the Republican ranks.
Men are very apt to vote as their
pecuniary interests dictate, and it will be
very difficult to convince the wheat grower
that the buyer who is trying to keep down
the price of his grain is the safest man to
represent them in Congress. Aside from
any political question the practice, as de
tailed by Mr. Hodges, is reprehensible in the
highest degree, and we shall be very much
surprised if the voters of that district do
not express their dissatisfaction very em
phatically next November.
Washburn's Interest in the Ring,
[Fergus Falls Advocate.]
In a miserable attempt to defend its pro
tege, the Journal says: "Gen. Washburn
has no connection with the Millers' associ
ation." We ful'y expected you to say this,
Adoniram but the trouble is you can't prove
your assertion. Now for the facta. Bill
Washburn and his brother are part owners
of two of the largest mills in Minneapolis,
and Mr. Christian represents one mill in the
association and Mr. Hazard the other. Th
wheat ring was organized by W. D. Wash
burn and his associates, and the Washburns
being the largest consumers of wheat have a
heavier interest in the "Ring" than others.
Washburn Member of Roth Rings.
[St. Cloud Times.
The Minneapolis Tribune endeavors to make
it appear that Milwaukee is responsible for the
grading of the wheat on the line of the St.
Paul & Pacific, bmt it knocks its whole theory
by giving the following statement of Mr. An
drews, secretary of the Minneapolis Millers'
association: "The Millers? asxociation in this
city have an inspector to whose grade tlie
wheat must come to be eligible to a market here.
Could anything be clearer." The millers' ring
shuts out all outside buyers, and then if the
farmer does not accept the grade fixed by the
wheat ring he can keep his grain at home and
let it rot. Washburn is a member of the wheat
ring as well as of the pine land ring. Lay him
out, farmers. Vote down every time.
How Washburn's Wheat Ring Works.
[St. Cloud Times.]
The Minneapolis Millers' association for the
purchase of wheat is a curse to the farmers,
because it prevents competition. Before its
organization, each miller sent out agents and
"bought on their own hooks."
This produced a competition, which
caused high prices, and was thus a
benefit to the farmers. The millers of Minne
apolis then put their heads togetheraud formed
this association for the very purpose of avoid
ing competition, and thus getting wheat at
their own grade and prices. I has worked so
well that no other buyers appear on the Main
Line of the St. Paul & Pacific.
Give Strait a Rest.
Red Wing Argus.J
The Congressional fight is progressing
most satisfactorily, the Democrats feeling
very confident of victory. Very little noise
is made, but the mass of the Republican
voters, dissatisfied at the greed of Strait for
office, are quietly making up their minds to
give him a little needed rest from his arduous
labors at Washington. A vote for Poehler is
the best way to rid the district of the silent
member, who occupies the seat and draws
the salary that ought to go to a real, live
Workings of the Ring.
[Todd County Argus.]
It was stated before the St. Paul chamber
of commerce that the Minneapolis millers
have joined themselves together- for the pur
pose of keeping down the price of wheat by
grading it low, and otherwise ?11 along the
St. Paul & Pacific, where they have the
power in their hands. Minneapolis denies
this, of course, but it may be the case.
Washburn Distributing His Plunder.
[St. Cloud Times.J
Gen. W. D. Washburn, candidate for Con.
gress, and a member of the pine land and
wheat rings, was in the city for a short time
on Friday. He did not remain long, but made
ample provision for a liberal supply of money
to be used in this county during the campaign.
This money was probably made out of tne
farmers by grading their wheat low. I will
do him no service here.
Money by the Cord.
The GLO BE says Washburn is paying out
money by the cord, and expects to spend
$50,000 in the canvass.
Worthy of Support.
Read the prospectus of the St. Paul GLO BE
on our outside. The Democracy of Minne
sota at last have a newspaper worthy of their
support. No journalist in Minnesota under
stands better than Mr. Hall how to "raise
Old Ned" and sell newspapers, and when the
great national wave reaches this Stat and
begins to melt down the Republican sugar
loaf, the GLOBE will come to the front pre
pared to hold its own.
A Rickety Shanty.
[Todd County Argus,]
An arch of the new wing of the State capitol
crumbled to pieces recently, and great fears
were entertained that the whole structure was
a -very flimsy affair. An inspection was or
dered, and two architects, accompanied by sev
eral mechanics, viewed the building and pro
nounced it perfectly safe, but ordered several
new supports not because they were necessa
ry, but merely to allay fears. It is believed by
some that ,the inspection wa3 made only by
interested parties, and that the thing is a
G. Fillmore, of St. Cloud, was engaged
in breaking a $100 colt to harness, when the
animal reared ancl fell over backwards,
breaking its neck.
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CRITICISM ON HIS GIVE-AWAY TO
The Better and More Enduring Oarsman,
He Yields the Prize at the tast Moment
Indignation of Courtney's Townsmen
Goss, Hughes' Trainer, Bounced on the
Suspicion of CrookednessThe Aus
tralian-Philadelphia Cricket Match
MONTREAL, Oct. 4.Edward B. Rankin, of
the Boston Herald, who yesterday acted as
judge for Courtney, prfblishes a letter in which
hesavs: "I venture the judgment now that
Courtney is the better and more enduring
sculler of the two, that despite the roughness
of tne water, he succeeded, whenever he made
an effort, in closing with Hanlan, and that at
the finish he out-rowed the Toronto man. and
lost the race by ceasing to pull at a critical
moment, when nearing the goal. Hud he con
tinued rowing, and hauled ont into the course,
instead of resting on his oars, the race was his
own. It seems incredible that a man of Court
ney's intelligence should be so far lost to pride
of country and the interests of friends as to
lose the race intentionally, and until something
definite is developed it is only just to hope
and believe that the race was lost through an
error of judgment."
The following extract from a Montreal
dispatch to the Boston Herald, will throw some
light upon the above letter: "On either fide of
the course at the start and finish were long lines
of booms, introduced to keep ont boats of all
kinds. Several tugs and barges had got inside.
Tlu line of booms was then pulled down close
up to this line. Courtney pushed Hani an with
tremendous power, and actually carried him so
far as to bewilder him. As thev neared the
finish Han Ian seemed to lose" bis usual
calmness and self-possession, and before he
was aware of it he was close on to a tug with
Courtney just outside. Had Courtney con
tinued to row and pulled five or six feet, he
would have had the race won, as Hanlan slacked
up and was rowing leisurelv. Seeing this,
Courtney cased rowing, and at once Hanlan
quickened again, and just pulled out of the
pocket in season to get clear water, and pulled
over the line at an angle of thirty degrees.
Courtney was told to pull on, and he did so in
season to cross the finish a length and a half
BITTER AGAINST COURTNEY.
NEW YORK, Oct. 4.A dispatch was received
here from a leading sporting man at Auburn to
the effect that the most intense feeling exists
in that city against Oourtney, as they believe
he sold the race. A large number congregated
at Congrove & Miller's place, Genesse, and it
was proposed by soma to drive Courtney out of
town when he should return home.
StrSPECTEO FOUL PLAV IN THE O'LEAKY-HUGHES
NEW YORK, Oct. 4.The walking match be
tween the champion, Daniel O'Leary, and his
contestant, John Hughes, is virtually over,
though it is probable both men will keep on
walking until tomorrow night. At noon
O'Leary had scored 339 and Hughes 283 mileB.
Hughes has deposed Joe Goss from his position
as trainer. His friends say they last night dis
covered that Goss had made an arrangement
with O'Leary whereby if Hughes should at
tempt to run to-day or to-morrow he would be
so trained as to fail. Thi morning Goss came
and tried to enter Hughes' house and start him
on the track, but his friends interfered and
sent for Mr. Gilmore, saying they wished to
have Goss kept away from the track or they
would withdraw Hughes and claim a foul.
O'Leary's friends ridicule the^itatement.
SDCTY-EIGHT MILES AHEAD.
NEW YORK, Oct. 4.At 9:30 P. M. O'Leary
ompl- ted 364 miles and Hughes 3d. At 11
o'clock O'Leary completed 370 miles and one
lap. O'Leary was unchanged in appearance,
Hughes nearly exhausted when he gave up for
the night. He had completed 302 miles and
one lap. Hughes only walked twenty-two
miles, and rested about eight hours yesterday.
Rat and Wicket.
AUSTRALIA V8. POTLADELPHIA.
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 4.The cricket match
was resumed today, the two Bannermans tak
ing the bat to the bowling of Chas. Newhall
and Spencer Meade. The first to score was A.
Bannerman, who made a fine leg hit for 3.
Then amid great cheering C. Bannerman was
caught at the wicket by George Newhall and
retired without scorine. When a recess was
taken the Australians were still at the bat with
a score of 92.
The score of the Australians, when the game
closed for the day, showed a total of 150. The
game will be resumed to-morrow.
TROTTING AND PACING AT CINCINNATI.
CINCINNATI, Oct. 4.The fall trotting meet
ing at Chester Driving park closed to-day. At
tendance large, weather and track splendid.
First race purse, 5100 for pacers:
Sleepy George 1 0
Svkeetzer 3 2
Lucy 4 3
Sleeping Tom 2 0
Time, 2:2054, ---WA, 2:19^, 2:20.
Second race, 2:27 class, purse 800, divided
Nettie 4 3 4 5
Monarch Hule 6 5
(tray Salem 3 2
Orange Girl 1
Bay Charlie 5 4
Lewis 2 1
Time, 2:23%, 2:24%, 2:26%. 2:27l
Long Prairie (Todd county) Argun: Mrs.
Petrie, of the town of Hartford, got lost
while hunting the cows, and after wander
ing around for some time, came out at the
residence of R. V. Harris, several miles from
her home. Mrs. Shauf got lost the same
evening while hunting cows.
A young man went into a clothing store
in St. Cloud, and concealed two pairs of
pantaloons under his coat. As he passed
ont he took a pair of gloves. This last act
was seen, and he was speedily arrested, and
was soon lodged in the county jail. Honesty,
after all, is about the best policy.
Northfield Mail: Another runaway occur
red on Monday last, a team belonging to Mr.
John Ames starting from the depot and run
ning at a terrific rate of speed, with their
driver, Charley Frieze, clinging to the reins
and most of the time on the ground beneath
the vehicle. A considerably smashed up
wagon, and a few bruises on the person of
the plucky driver, was the only damage done.
The frequent mysterious burning of hay
stacks and farmers' buildings has led to the
discovery that they are set on fire by wasps'
nests, and that the nests are ignited by spon
taneous combustion. This is produced by
the chemical action of the wax in contact
with the paper-like substance of which the
nest is composed, a comparatively small ac
cess of oxygen being sufficient to make it
burst forth in a blaze.
St. Cloud Times: Fr om Gov. Barto, of
Sauk Ceatre, we learn that a boy, a step-son
of Chas. "Walker, while ont on horseback
looking for cattle, on Monday evening, near
that place, was struck by lightning, and both
horse ai boy wers killed. John
Lyons, lately in our county jail for an at
tempt to shoot a man named Walker, at
Alexandria, was tried at that place last week,
found guilty, and sentenced to eighteen
months in the penitentiary. Ferguson, tried
for horse stealing at the same term, was also
found guilty and sent to the same prison for
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