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THREE BURGLARIES COMMITTED,
AND THE BUBGLAB CA UGHT.
Turns Oat to be a First Class Prize-
Wanted in Chicago for the Murder of
Police Officer Race on the 4th Inst.
The police made a very important capture
yesterday, in the person of George Freeman,
alias Sheeny George. The circumstances
which led to his arrest were as follows:
BUBGLAB'Z NO. 1
Messrs. AlbrechtBros., No. 37 Third street,
on opening their store yesterday morning
discovered that their store had been entered
by burglars the previous night, and that
they had been relieved of some valuable
property. S far as could be perceived all
window and door fastenin gs were secure.
There seemed to be a myste ry abo ut the
robbery, but on investigation it was found
that the burglar had effected
an entrance by mean3 of the sky-light in
the roof, and that point had been approach
throught the adjoining building, which
was unoccupied. The robber had raised a
back window, getting in to the building he
had ascended to the roof, ani having gained
an entrance to the top floor of Albrecht's,
descended to the store room, and had his
leisure to select from the valuable stock
of goods spread out befoie him. S soon as
the merchants ascertained the extent of the
robbery they reported their loss at police
headquaiters. Chief Weber immediately
took steps to ferret out the robber. His efforts
were speedily leward ed with success. A
hour had only elapsed since the report was
made, when officer Pane came in to the sta
tion with George Freeman. had caught
him with Albrecht's missing property in his
possession. Freeman was trying to dispose
of his night 's venture to Frederick Luhrsen, a
salo on kooper on the corner of St Peter and
Third street. The thief had offered his
goods, and Luhrsen suggested that he leave
them, and he'd see what he could do. Free
man did so, and had returned to see what
Luhrsen could do for him, when he was cap
tured. During the little interval, Luhrsen
bad communicated to the police, that a
man was in his place trying to sell some
furs. "When brought to the police head
quarteis, the packages were opened and the
contents found to one seal sk in hacque,
$150 astrachan eacquo, ?H0 a seal skin
cap, $10 and a pair of gent's
glove s, $2. Fieeman saw it was
up with him, and acknowledged having done
the little business, was quickly ar
raigned bsfore Judge Flint, pleaded guilty to
bmglary, and was held to answer before the
grand jury in $000. couldn't furnish it,
and was committed to jail. S far, to all
appearances, the capture was an ordinary
BOTH A BUBGLAB AND A MUItDEREB.
When the piisoner gave his name as
George Fieeman, the name struck Chief
Weber as familial, oven as the thief 's coun
tenance had done when he fiist saw him.
Overhauli ng his memory, it flashed upon the
chief that had photo. look ed for
it, end saw that Geoige Freeman,
alias Sheeny George, was wanted in Chica go
for being an accomplice in the burglary of
E. S Jaiiray's store, and the murder of Po
lice Officer itaco on the night of October 4th
inst. The chief adroitly questioned Free
man about the matter, and he acknowledged
ho was the individual wante d. Thereupon a
telegram was sent to Superintendent Seavoy,
of the force in Chicago, stating the capture.
Later in the day the following telegram was
received from Chicago:
CHICAGO, Oct. 29.Chas. Weber, chief of
police, St Paul, Minn.: Hold George Free
man, alias Sheeny George, by all means. I
will send requisition for him. is wanted
for muidei and burglary. Answer.
General Supt. of Police.
Chief Weber supplemented the matt er by
a communication to Supt. Seavey, saying if
ho couldn't convict on murd er that the St
Paul authorities had him dead to rights on
the chargo of burglary.
THE MUBDEB OP A POIJICEMAN.
The murder for which Freeman is wanted
is one of the most cold-blooded and diaboli
lcal on record. O the night of the 4th
Inst., about 9 o'clock, Officer Race saw a
wagon drive up in fro nt of a pawn-shop
kept by a Jew named Freidburg. A the
pawnbroker was under suspicio n, the officer
stepp ed forward to investigate. stepped
up and asked what they were doing. "None
of your dd business," was the leply, fol
lowed by a pistol shot, which killed the offi
cer. The occupants of the wagon escaped.
Subsequently the robbery of Jaffray's dry
goods and silk house was learned. The
plund er in the wagon was a part of what
had been stolen. The Chicago police made
many arrests of parties suppt se to be im
plicated in the burglary and murder.
Among them was ono Johnny Lamb, a no
torious crack. is stated
to be the man who fired the fatal shot.
Freeman, whom oar police have arrested, was
a pal of Lamb's. He, Orr Truman and
Lamb belonged to the infamous Stein-Eag er
gang of Chicago. I was proved that this
gang of thieves had done the doub le deed on
the 4th inst. Succe ss attended the efforts of
the police in breaking up the gang, but all
were not arrested. Among those eluding the
search -was Fieeman and a companion, sup
posed to be Denis, alias Truman. Photo
graphs and accurate descriptions were for
warded throughout the country of the fugi
HE WTXili CONFESS.
The neat and speedy capture here is of
vast importanc e. Undoubtedly it will lead to
the full detection of the perpe
trators of the two-fold crime and
being a murderer to his just deserts, and
consign all accomplices to the penitentiar y.
If Freeman did not actually fire the murder
ous shot he was undoubtedly present, and
knows more of the tragedy than any pne
else connected with it from its incepti on to
the fatal act, except the murderer himself.
The impression is that Freeman will give all
his confederates away. This idea was par
tially confirmed when a GLOBE man found
his way to the jail and had a talk with the
TALK WITH THE BUBGLAB.
George Freeman is a small, dark com
plexioned German Jew, about 2 5 years old
is about 5 feet one inch tall wea rs good
clothes, and altogether is a very dapper-look
wasn't any too communicative, and
began by denying that he had anything to
do with the Race murde r.
"When did you leave Chicago?"
"On the morning of October 6th."
"If you had nothing to do with the Race
jo b, why did you leave?"
"Well, they had spotted our crowd for the
business, and I was told that I was wanted,
so I left."
"How did you leave, and whe re have you
"I walked out of town all the trains were
watched. Oh, I have had a hell of a time.
I have walked more than a hundred miles.
Been drinking all the time, and have been
hellishly uneasy. I knew I was wanted, for
I have kept post ed on the Chicago papers."
"You and Johnny Lamb were partners?"
"Yes, he turned me out in the business
about three years ago."
"Who left with you?"
"Don't you wish you knew. Well"after a
little hesitation"I don't mind saying, be
cause he's at the bottom of the Mississipp i"
another pause"That's what I told the
"Ye s, but you hid a companion here, for
two tracks were found abo ut the building
you cracked last night?'"
"The man who left Chicago with me was GLOBE.]
"Where were you going?"
"To Omaha and then San Francisco. If
I had wanted to take more, the whole store
was right before me."
HE DON'T FEEL VEBV WELL.
was down upon his luck, and cursed
himself for being "a ham," in trading off
the goods as he did. I was deceived in hu
man nature" was his consolatorv reflection.
confesses that he got into Albrecht's be
tween 5 and 6 o'clock in the morning. This
confirms is the story told by Mrs. Cum
mmgs who resides in the rear of the store.
She states that she saw two men about that
hour in the vicinity of the robbed building.
Freeman couldn't be persuaded to tell if he
had a companion with him.
LUBGLABY NO. 2
Just previous to the burglary at Albrecht's,
John Matheis' carpet store, No. 1 1 Third
street, was burglarized. Mr. Nick Matheis,
who sleeps the store, discovered the rob
bei s, but was told to lie still. Emphasis
was giv en to the admonition by an out
stretched revolver in the hands
of the burglar. Mr. Matheis
obeyed the injunction, and the robber ef
fected his escape by the way of his entrance,
through a window in the^econd story, and
to the roof of a one-story building adjoin
Freeman doesn't confess to this attempt,
ut undoubted ly he was the party who failed
to get anything there. His mode of en
hance was similar to the manner in which
he made his raid on Albrccht.
BUBGLABY NO. 3
Freeman arrived here Sunday. needed
a change of underwear rnd an overcoat.
provided himself with all he wanted
by entering Hanauer, Lichtenauer
& Co.' gents' furnishing establishmen t,
Sunday nigh t. When arrested*a pawnticket
was found on him from Prescott's pawn
shop on Third street. A overcoat was re
covered there which turn ed out to be the
one he had gotten at Hanauer, Lichtenauer
& Co.'s establishment. Freeman is a sleek
and dangerous customer to be at large, and
St. Paul's police did a good and big day's
wo rk when they run in that one little man.
THE LAW'S DELAY.
Civil Cnsts Dragging AlongTom Howard
Gets a Postponement I His Embezzling
Case, ami Resumes Electioneering Busi
I the district court, yesterday, Judge
Wilkin presiding, the Chandler-DeGraff
case was resumed. A 4 o'clock the case was
given to the juiy.
A that hour the case of the State against
Thomas Howard, charged with embezzle-
ment, was called. County Attorney Rogers
appeared for the State, and Messrs. Horn and"
Heard represente 1 the interest of the ac
The caso is a well known one, and was on
trial at a form er term of the court. A that
time the jury disagreed, there being six for
and six against convictio n. During this
term, the case has been set and
rest, the defenda nt in each instan ce enter
ing a plea for continuanc e. Yesterday the
case came up on a motion by defendant's at
attorney for a further continuance. Pre
viously the cause assigned had been the dan
gerous sickne ss of accused. Yesterday the
postponement was asked because of the ab
sence of a mateiial witness, the Hon. Igna
tius Donnelly. County Attorney Rogers-w
gent ly opposed a continuanc e. declared
the prosecution ready for the trial, and that
it had been all during the prese nt
term of court. The defendant
had constantly asked for postponement.
had been given the favor so far, and now it
was abo ut time to dispose of the case. Pre
viously he was represented to be sick, but
immediately before the case was called he
was out and the same night of the day the
case was re-set he was out The counsel be
lieved this was only a subterfuge to put the
case over for a term. Mr. Rogers stated that
Mr. Donnelly had testified at the last trial,
and he was willing to have his testimony
read in the prese nt trial and admitted, as
given at the last trial. Counsel ex
plained that Mr Donnelly was en
gaged up to eleetion day and
if the case was reset for this term, it would
have to be on the 6th of November, or there
after. A objection to "this was that all court
business would about be finished before that
Mr. Horn, of couns el for defense, replied,
he would not accept Mr. Rogers' proposition
to admit Mr Donnelly's former testimony.
insisted upon the presence of the witnes s,
and demanded his presence in the interests
of the defendant. conclud ed by saying,
if the cise were not continued, the defend
ants only resource would be to ask the coun
cil for an attachment against Mr. Donnelly.
The court, after hearing the argument,
decided that the case would have to go over
until the next term of the court.
A this decision Howard looked up vory
cheerfuily didut't appear to be the least bit
sick. Several friends whispered, I con
gratulate you, Howard." Mr. Howard
walked out of the court room to resume the
duties of electioneering for a deputy sheriff's
position under Ackerif elected.
The court then took up the case entitled
Albert Rice vs Jay Rice. Little progress
was made up to the hour of adjournment,
5:30 o'clock. Previous to adjourning, the
jury in the Chandler-DeGraff case, not hav
ing returned a verdict, were instructed to
render a Sealed verdict to-day.
More Ballot Box Stuffing Precincts.
Hod. Strait's big brother, mail agent
far as salaiy is concerned, but engaged for
months past in manipulating the wires for
Hod's return to Congress, was in the city
yesterday, and hence the announcement of
the following new election districts in the
frontier county of Traverse:
Townships 126, 127, range 48, 49, voting
place, Whitley's house, section 28, to wn 126,
Township 125, range 48, 49, voting place,
Prescott & Co.'s store, Brown's valley.
We advise our friends in the Second dis
trict to look out for these two districts, as
well as all frontier districts. Hod Strait is
evidently getting desperate and patterning
after the example set him by Fletcher in the
interest of Bill Washburn of swindling fail
ure notoriety, wheat Shylock and pine land
robber, is preparing to stuff the frontier bal
lot boxes, in the hope of thus overcoming
the honest vote of the people. Our friends
of the Second district must look out for
Hod as we in the 'litwtl district will look out
for Bill Washburn and his man Friday,
Fletcher. Ballot box stuffing will not win
in this election, but the man getting the
greatest number of honest votes will repre
sent his district in Congress.
To the Editor of the Globe. f* ^-_
S T. PAU L, Minn., Oct. 29.DEAB SIB: Will
you kindly give the majority received by Dr J.
Stewart at election to Congress two years
since, and greatly oblige.
Yours respectfully, 2
[Stewart received 22,823 votes and McNair
20,727. Stewart's majority, 2,096.ED.
mrw i "o^fc'wi I
Duffy. thought he'd be collared in the
general pull, and came along with me."
When Freeman was pushed close on the
Race affair, he preserved a silence. But evi
dently he is weakening in the matte r. has
had a hard time, and if the opportunity
and protection is afforded him,he will squeal.
expresses his anxiety to get to Chicago,
where he has friends. put much reliance
in Lawyer A S Trades' powers to get him
out of "the worst part of the scrape When
question ed about the burglary for which he
was arrested, he said it was his intention to
steal only enough to get him out of town.
THE GOSSIPS' GAB.
THE INEVITABLE W OMAN IN THE
New Facts Not Being at Hand, the Gossi ps
Take Hold of the Great DefalcationA
Woman at the Bottom of ItEtheridge I
The Etheridge escapade continues to be
the predominant subject of conversation
wherever two or three persons are met to
gether, even to the exclusion largely of the
progreas of the political campaign for the
overthrow of Washburn and the swindling
brass kettles. A visit to the various banks
of this city yesterday and other plac es where
such news would be most likely to be re
ceived, resulted in nothing further as to the
whereabouts of the defaulter, or in adding
much to the details of the career of the levant
ing swindler. Not having solid facts to feed
upon, goss ip is weavi ng a story of its own,
which the inevitable woman, before hint
ed at, tak es a prominent part. When the
matt er was first brought to public notice,
and the round figures of the defalcation
were first spread out in plain black type, and
the co ld and unattractive disposition of the
defaulter, were considered, the woman ques
tion sank into the background. But she will
not down. Gossip insists in bringing her to
the front, and in making her the
middleman between the tempt er and
the tempte d, as in the scene in
the garden of Eden. Gossip says, and says
wisely, that when there has been so much
effect, there must necessarily be a corre
sponding degree of cause, and that when an
economical, methodical, non-drinkin g, non
gambling basiness man falls, there must of
necessity be a fallen angel in the case. Thus
reasoning, the female is foun d, she is
clothed in the usual habilimen ts of female
divinity, and of course, started on the inev
itable trip to Europe some three months in
advance of the crash. Such is the gossip.
Of course, those most intimate with Ether
edge scout the idea. S they did the report
of his being a defaulter. Stubborn facts have
proven the defalcation. Futuie develop
ments may prove the woman the case as
stubborn a fact as the defalcation.
I additio n, gossip says that whi le Ether
id ge was going about, ju st before his flight,
paying pa little bill of indebtedne ss here
and there, he was at the same time playing
his substantial standing to its utmost, by
borrowing of every friend suppos ed to have
any money by him, amounts ranging from
$50 to $1,500, and that by this course he
succeeded in gathering in a goodly number
of ducats. This is mere gossip. S is the
woman in the oase.
I the meantime, the established, incon
trovertible facts remain as already given in
the GLOBE. Charles Etheridge has gone, a
heavy defaulterin simple English, a thief.
His present whereabouts are unknown, but
he is undoubted ly beyond the reach of judi
Etheridge iu Milwaukee.
Telegrams fiom St Paul and published
throughout the country yesterday morning, an
nounced that Chailcs Etheiidge, prominent in
business circles in that city, had mysteriously
disappeared, and was a defaulter some ex
travagant sum not known even to his victims.
The missing man, the dispatches stated, beside
being identified with the insurance business in
his city, served as the financial representative
of the New York Loan and Trust company, and
other Eastern trust companies, by whom he was
regularly commissioned to make investments of
tiust funds. With such business relations his
opportunities for malfeasance were quite as
favorable as need be desired, and that they were
improved by him is now unpleasantly manifest
to hifl creditors.
Theieports from St. Pa ul ai to the effect
that Etheridge was fiist missed fiom there on
Wednesday last, and on that date is supposed to
have B+arted eastward. Th supposition is
proven correct by the fact that on Thursday he
was in Milwaukee, negotiating to conveit to
currency a portion at least of the wealth of
which he had unlawfully possessed himself be
fore leaving the Minnesota capital. Amo ng
other places visited by him during his stay of
but a few hours in Milwaukee on the date
named was the Milwaukee National bank,
where, having first been identified in
regular form by_ Preston Mann, he
asked that a draft of $15,000
which he held be cashed. Th diaft so pre
sented, drawn by the Merchants' National Bank
of St Paul, was on the American Exchange
National Bank of New York, and was promptly
cashed according to the request of the holder.
Subsequently Etheridge went to th Wisconsin
Fire and Marine Insurance company's bank,
and there, being again identified, he presented
another draft of $8,000, drawn by the North
western National Bank of St Paul, on the
Trademen's National Bank of Ne York. O
this as on the $15,000 draft, payment was
promptly made, and without question, too,
there being indeed no ground fo* question, as
the drafts were all right, aad the man by whom
they were presented was known by reputation
to th bank officers as a person prominent in
business, and accustomed in his regular trans
actions to handle such sums. After the drafts
were paid, the bank officers here as a measure
of precaution, pr rather for purposes of assur
ance, telegraphed of their action to the inter
ested St Paul banks, and speedily received
telegraphic answer, and later, mail advices,
certifying and guaranteeing th gen
uineness of the drafts paid. I is
proven, therefore, that the bankers in
Milwaukee, at least, by whom Etheridge's
drafts were cashed, are not of the numb er
of the victims of his defalcation. Th St
Paul banks, however, it is suspected are bit
ten as, aecording to current report, their
drafts i the defaulter were paid for by him
in part, at least, with drafts which he had
drawn upon the Ne York trubc companies
which diafts, it is in no wise probable, will be
After receiving currency on his drafts, Eth
eridge made purchase in the city of several
thousand dollars of government bonds, paying
therefor from the money paid him by the Mil
waukee bankers, and with these, and his -gen
erous supply of fiat, he left Milwaukee prob
ably on Thursday night, and is suspected by
the detectives who are following him up to
have gone to Canada, and to hold Europe as
his present objective point.
LATERA dispatch received this afternoon
by Mr. Baker, cashier of the Milwaukee
National bank, is to the effect that the $15,000
draft issued from the St Pa ul Merchants'
National bank on the New York American Ex
change National bank, was paid in New York
AN ANONYMOVS SLANDER. I
Sheriff King Sets His Foot Upon a Base
To th Publio:
ST. PADI,, Oct 29.Tuesday evening's is-
sue of the St Paul Dispatch, ov er the nom
deplume of Paul Proudhomme, contained a
communication which does me a gross wrong.
I is stated substantially that after ap-
pointment as sheriff upon the decease of the
late Sheriff Becht, with undue haste and in
an indecent manner I took possession of the
office and compelled Mrs. Becht and family
to remove. i
The facts are these: Immediately upon
the burial of Major Becht, the county com-
missioners being advised, concluded that it
was important that an appointment should
be made to fill the vacancy at once. I was
appointed. The county attorney being ab-
sent, the commissioners, acting under the
advice of Christopher O'Brien, Esq., direct-
to take possession of the office imme-
diately to avo id interrupti on and embarrass-
ment in its busines s. Coroner Stein, ex-
officio sheriff, it was understo od claimed that
the board could not make an appointment,
and for this reason expressed a determin a-
tion to hold on to the office until the gen-
eral election. I the midst of these facta
Mayor Dawson, chairman of the board, pro-
ceed ed with to the sheriff's office and de-
manded the keys, which were surrendered.
I at once twk possession of the business
THE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBE, WEDNESDAY M0RN1N( OCTOBERlo.'tm
part of the building, as it wa3 duty to
A the same time I requested Mr.
Penner, son-in-law of Mr s. Becht, to inform
her that the apartments occupied by herself
and family would not be disturbed and that
she was at liberty to continue her occupa
tion of them daring her pleasure. Mr. in
formed her accordingly and she left at her
own convenience, removing to the house of
Mr. Penner, where she remained until her
own residence was refitted in which she now
I am running for the office of sheriff on
my record, by which I a willing to stand,
and I much regret that opponents are
compelled to resort to statements like the
abov e, which are not only false, but which
if true would convict of inhumanity,
gro ss in any instance, but especially gro ss
and silly towards the family of ones gen
erally and deservedly respected while living
and lamented since his death, as John
I hope friend Acker and I may have a
'fair stand up fight" and may the "best man
win. Respectfully JAMES KINO.
S For the truth of the above state
ment I refer to Mrs. Becht, Hon. George
Benz and Mr Penner.
Close of the Uooks YesterdayThe Voters
in Each PrecinctA Total Registration
of G,209About 3,000 Voters Not Regis-
There was a commendable degree of activity
among the voters yesterday in the matter of
the registration of their votes, and at most of
the city precincts the clerks Lad no holiday
job. A little over 2,0(10 votes uere recorded,
which, added to the amber previously regis
tered, makes the total vote of the city as far as
recorded, 6,209. This does not, however, rep
resent our full voting strength. Probably
3,000 voters neglected to enroll their names,
and will therefore be deprived of the franchise
on Tuesday next unless they swear in their
votes at considerable inconvenience to the m
selves and bother to the judges.
At the beginning of the day yesterday the
poll-list at the First precinct of the First ward
bore the names of 444 voters. During the day
an even 169 called and expressed the wish to be
enrolled in the noble army of citizens who are
anxious to cast their votes for Donnelly next
Tuesday. A total of 613 voteis are therefore
duly recorded, something like 150 votes less
than the legitimate voting population of the
A good day's work was done at the Second
precinct of tb First ward, a total of 135 new
names being added to the poll-list of 425, mak
i ng a total registration up to the time of shut
ting down of 560 free and independent citi
A Ihe first precinct of the eecond ward the
clerks were kept busy recording the names of
voters. During the day 287 voters registered.
Accoiding to the poll book as corrected up to
the evening of the 22d inst., there were 824
votes, which gives a total of registered voterB
for the precinct of 611 votes. Th vote of the
precinct runs from 510 to 580, but theie are
probably a hundred more legal voteis than the
iegistry lists show.
At the second precinct of the Second ward
the registry list showed a total of 395 names re
corded, of which number 128 were added yes
terday. Th poll book, as corrected on the
evening of the 22d, bore the names of 267 free
and enlightened citizens. Th vote of the pre
cinct one year ago was 335.
There was a large egibtration at tbe first pre
cinct of the Third ward. A the opening of
business yesterday the list consisted of onlv 376
names, but 264 were added up to 9 o'clock in
the evening, making a total of 640 votes now
on the list. Th average vote of the precinct
is a little less than 600 votes, although theie
are over 700 qualified voters in the precinct.
At the second precinct of the Third ward but
57 names were recorded during the day, which,
added to the numb er on the register previous
ly, 261, makes the total registry 321. Th full
voting strength of the district is about 425.
The registration of the first precinct of the
Fourth ward was attended with little enthusi
asm yesterday. to 5 o'clock only ninety
six had exercised their right of American citi
zenship. From that hour until 9 o'clock the
judges were kept a little busier. Th poll
books were closed with 269 registered for the
day. Henry E Osgood was the first who was
registered, and Albert Tomafek was the last
who got his name down for a vote on the 5th
proximo. Th whole number registered was
725, out of an estimated vote of 1,150 voters.
Last year the number of votes ca6t was 765
number registered, 1,099.
Registered voters, 1878 725
Registered voters, 1S77 1,099
Votes cast, 1877 765
Votes estimated, 1878 1.150
The whole numb er of votea. registered in the
Sec-nd precinct of the Fourth ward is 274 but
the great majority of the older citizens of this
ward neglected to register.
'Ihe poll list of the Third distiict of th
Fourth ward was taken from the last May elec
tion, when Griggs ran for alderman and Mc
Cardy for school inspector, and they having no
opposition the vote was only 164, whereas last
fall the vote was 446.
The number on the list is 160
he number registeied to-day 211
The full strength of the ward is about 500.
The first precinct of the Fif th ward had a
poll list of 561 to commence the day on, but be
fore the day closed this number had been in
creased to 764, showing that 203 persons had
walked up to the captain's office and desired
that their's should be of the few, the immortal
names that were not born to die without voting
against Washburn and his swindling brass ket
The second piecinct did tolerablv well. Th
day opened with 437 names on the list, and 152
were added during the day, maki ng a total
registration of 589. This is with in forty or
fifty votes of the polling strength of the pre
There ai now 346 names on the register of
the Sixth ward against 303 of last year, being a
gain of 43. I is estimated by those who should
kn ow that there area least 200 voters in the
ward who have not registered.
The subjoined table shows at a glance what
has been done in the way of preparation for
Tuesday^ borat with the wheat ring:
First WurdFirst Precinct
Second WardFirst Precmct
425 324 267 376
160 561 437 197
613 560 611 395 640
321 725 274
371 764 589 346
Second Precmct...... 128
211 203 152 149
Third WardFirst Precinct
Fourth WardFirst Precmct.
Fifth WardFirst Precinct....
2,102- 4,107 6,209
Wm. Smith, Esq., Sueur, at the Metropol
Judge Lloyd Barber, Winona, at the Metro
Charlc3 M. Stark, Esq., Rochester, at the
H. W. Pratt and wife, Faribault, were stopping
in the city yesterday.
W Shearman and E A. Hotchkiss, Win
nebago City, at the Metropolitan.
Gen. A. Edgerton, Mantorville, member of
the insane asylum investigating committee, at
At the Clarendon: I Dresser, Osceola A.
J. Brewster, Austin Meitner and wife,
Owatonna Hopki ns and wife, Minneapolis
W. Murphy, Appleton O. S Crandall, Owa
tonna O. A. Gilman, Sparta 0 Hall, Hud
son C. O. Oswald, Winnepeg.
he following were among the arrivals at
the Metropolitan yesterday: A. C. Roberts,
H. Kerr, Herman Kaupp, St. LouisJo hn
Bust and wife, Miss C. A. Bipley, East Sag-
inawW Clark, A. Whittaker, Cincin
nati N Skinner, W Letton.T. Lewis,
Chicago G. E Luther, New York Lloyd Bar
ber, Winona Wm. Smith, Sueur Maz War
shauer, Milwaukee N Shearman, E A.
Hotchkiss, Winnebago City Chas. M. Start,
Rochester Farley, Dubuque A. Ed
gerton, Easson George E Fairbanks, Boston.
Soldie rs Additional Homesteads fox saleby
|v Mofiiox MOO BK & Co.
PioneerPreaa building, i
HON. C. D. 0'BEIEN
Will address the citizens of St. Paul at the
Donnelly Club Room,
OPERA HOUSE BLOCK,
THURSDAY EYENM, OCTOBER 31,
John E Owens to-morrow night."
First Musical society rehearsal to-night.
Reserved seats for either of the three nights
of Jo hn E Owens' engagement are on sale to
day at the opera house box office.
Charles Thompam was admitted by the
supreme court yesterday to practice as an at
torney in all courts of Minnesota.
The social which was to take place tc-morrow
at the Central Presbyterian churcn is postponed
for two weeks on account of repairs to the
Ret urns of land sales in Martin county have
been received in the State auditor's office, show-
1,275.12 acres of school lands sold for $8,170.72,
and 2,581.40 acres internal improvement lands'
The Rev. Aaron H. Kerr was attempting ex
planations of those discrepencies in his ac
counts for the twentieth time jesterday, but
he made little headway with Messra. Smith,
and Hnrlburt, and Enox and Randall.
Ofhcer Bremer found a dead drunk yesterday
afternoon on the corner of Franklin and Third
streets. What with whisky and man the body
weighed more than he could lug to the station.
Just then the chief came along, and the man
was braced up enough to get him into the sta
Last night a small boy, houseless and friend
less, was found on the streets and taken to the
station. Th lad, about 10 years old, said he
was from Ne York had been sent out here to
find an aunt named Dufrene. had made
inquiries, bnt couldn't find her. Th little
wanderer is a bright-faced boy, and his features
indicate his French extraction, or descent.
Last night about 9 o'clock Officer Lowell
arrested. John Carr. Carr is supposed to have
run over and ditched Jo Welsh in a mangled
condition in front of the American house two
weeks ago. Since the night of the accident to
Welsh, Carr has been conspicuously absent
from his former haunts. was arrested in
tho vicinity of his homo on Farrington avenue.
Three or four days ago an unknown man was
run over and killed by a train on the St. Paul
and Pacific road near Litchfield. A picture of
deceased has been urniBhed Chief Weber to aid
in his identification, if possible. appears
to have been about 40 ears old. wore a
moustache, rather thin was slightly bald, or
thin hair over the forehead had defectivo
front teeth full faced and aquiline nose, with
a slight tendency to Roman. Th railroad com
pany wishes to learn something of his antece
A man by the name of Patrick Foley was ar
resred, yesterday, for indecent behavior. Th
complaint was from one Mary Oleson. Foley
is working in a gravel pit at the head of Jack
son street the girl is a domestic in a family
residing that vicinity. Sh says Foley has
been in the habit of making an indecent ex
nosure of himself in her presence. Th case
came up before Sudge Flint. Foley denied the
accusation, and obtained a continuance of the
case. I the afternoon he came in, had a fine
of $ 3 assessed against him, and paid.
A middle aged woman was detected yester
day in D. W Ingersoll & Co.'s store, in th act
of shop-lifting. Sh was observed to be stor
ing away scvetal odds and ends under a long
cloak she wore. When she prepared to leave,
one of the film stepped up to her, and made
her unburden herself. Sh was questioned
about herself, but would pay nothing. Th
woman looked pleadingly, and the merchant,
for some reason, let her depart unmolested by
a policeman. From what could be learned,
the woman is undoubtedly a professional.
THi3 PROSPECT I N PENNSYLVANIA
ff'hat ChairmanSprer Thinks of the Chan
ces of the Democratic Ticket.
[Philadelphia Correspondence Cincinnati En
These views of a man who is recognized
the country ov er as among the most far-
sighted politicians will restore confidence in
the minds of many who had given up Penn-
Chairman Speer, of the Demccratic State
central committe, is a pleasant mannered
gentleman, who is disposed to seclude him-
self in the recesses of a private office at the
committee headquarters, corn er Eleventh
and Girard streets. has been in the leg-
islature several times, and is a man of af-
fairs. is a good talker, and is regarded
by many in the line of successi on for the
Senatorship, if the legislature should chance
to go Democratic.
Said Mr. Chairman Speer: "Your Demo
crats on in Ohio did our cause the greatest
injury when you failed to carry the State."
The Democrats of Ohio lost nothing in
the way of State offices," was reply,
"and gained three members of Congress.
If you Democrats of Pennsylvania will even
do that well, we'll agree not to thr ow up
your shortcomings at you as you do at us."
"The example of Ohio would have been a
great thing to us. W could have gone in to
the fight then with spirit and determined to
"Don't you go in now expecting to win?"
"Of course we'll try to win, but there is
nothing like somebody else's victory to in
"Tell how you regard the situation?"
"It's going to be a close fight. Dill, our
candidate for Governor, will como to Phila
delphia with a majority in his favor. I may
not be a very large one, bnt I'm confident he
will carry the State outside of the city. W
feel that our chances are improving. The
advices that come to are that our men are
working harder, and with the hope of win-
"How about the Greenba ck element?"
"We are not worrying ourselves about that
on the State ticket. W think we know
about what it will do, and we are sure it
won't hurt our party as much as it will the
Republicans. Our advices on that point are
"Then, as to members of Congress?"
"We expect to elect our candidates in the
Fourth district, that is Randall's in Bach
man's district in the Eighth, Clymer's in
the Eleventh, though there are two candi
dates running, both Democratsi the
Eighteenth, Stenger 's district, though
it 's very close in the Nineteenth,
Beltzhover's district in the Twen
tieth, Cnrtin's, and in the Twenty-first,
Wise's district. Then we have what we
think a good chance in the Seventeenth,
that is the Altoo na district, where Croffurth
is running, and we have gome hopes in the
Twenty-fourth district. Then in the Six
teenth the Greenbackers have a great deal of
strength and in the Twenty-sixth also. I
the latter they think they'll elect their man.
I the Twenty-fifth also if the Greenbackers
would only unite with the Democrats they
might elect either Musgrove or Guffey, both
of whom are running in opposition to the
"That makes a pretty fair show of expec
"Yesan we'll realize on most of them."
^Charles Stanfield recently went through
Pipestone, Murray count y, with a load of
Forest trees that he has hauled on a hand
cart all the way from Sibley, Iowa. He in
tends pirating the pame, on bis tree claiot.
Recommendations of the Board of Trade
CommitteeAction of the Full Board
The GLOBE, Friday last, mentioned the
fact of a called meeting of the board of
trade to consider the question of establishing
grades for coarse grains. A that meeting
it was stated that the action sought had be
come necessa ry for a satisfactory transaction
of the grain business in this city, which was
rapidly assuming a magnitude absolutely re
quiring greater system than now practiced.
A a result of this statement a committee com
posed of several of the heaviest grain dealers
was appointed to report a schedule of grades,
and make such other suggestions as might
seem advisable, the committee to report at
an adjourned meeting to be held at the office
of Van Auken & Lange, Monday afternoon
at 4 o'clock. There not bei ng as full an at
tendan ce at this meeting as was desired, an
adjournment was had to yesterday after
noon. Through a misunderstanding as to
the hou r, a sufficient number of members
failed to get together at any one
time for the transaction of business, and
a further adjournment was had to Thursday
afternoon at 4 o'clock, at the office of Van
Auken & Lange. I order that there shall
be no failure at the meeting on Thursday af
ternoon, we present bel ow the report the
committee is prepared to submit to the
board. Al dealers in grain are interested
in this matter. A sit is determin ed by certain
parties to secure action Thursday, it would
b? well for all interested to be present and
have a voice in fixing the rules by which
their purchases and sales will thereafter be
The committee reported the following rules
for the grading of grain, adopted by tho board
of trade of St. Paul:
No. 1 hard wheat shall be composed of the
hard varieties of wheat, clean, bright and
sound, and weigh not less than fifty-eight
pounds to the measured bushel.
No. 1 shall be sound, well cleaned, weighing
not less than fifty eight pounds to measuied
No. 2 shall be sound reasonably clean, and
weigh not less than fifty-six pounds.
No. 3 shall inclinfe all wheat fit for warehous
ing, not good enough for No 2, weighing not
less than lifty-four pounds.
No. 4 shall include all wheat fit for warehous
ing, not good enough for No. 3. weighing not
less than fifty-one pounds.
Rejected shall include damp and musty
wheat, fit for warehousing, too lo.v in weight
for No. 4.
Rice wheat vull no case be inspected
higher than rejected.
No 1 jellow corn must bo sound, diy and
well cleaned. An occasional white or red grain
shall not depiive it of this grade.
No. 2 corn hhalt behoand, di and reasonably
No. 3 corn shall be diy and reasonably clean,
but may contain occasional damaged kerne!.
Rejected corn, all new and damp cot i, :ilv
heated or mii3ty shall be included i a this
No. 1 white oats must be white, clean, bright
and weigh not less than thatj-fave pounds.
No. 2 white oats must be nearly white, rea
sonably clean and weigh not less than thirty
No. 2, mixed: Light and daik mixed, icasor
ably clean, free from screenings or other grain,
and weigh not less than thirty pounds.
No. 3 oats shall include stained, slit htlj
musty or otherwise unfit for No. 2.
Rejected oats shall include alldainp, musty
or badly mixed with screenings or bailcj.
No. 1 barley shall be plum p, bngLt, sound,
clean and free from other gram.
No. 2 barley shall be bright, sound, not
plump enough for No 1, reasonably clean and
reasonably free from other grain.
Extra No 3 barley shall irclude shgtitly
shrunken and otherwise slightly damaged bai
ley, not good enough for No. 2.
No. 3 barley shall include shrunken or other
wise damaged barley, weighing not less than
Rejected barley shall include all damp,
musty, damaged or from from any cause unfit
for malting purposes or largely mix"d with
A hunting party went from Phunviow,
Wabasha county, to Minnesota Like, and as
a result of their powe rs bagged eomo oOO
duck s. What a merciless slaught er of th
DAILY WEATIJEK KUIXETIN
OFFICE O OBSERVATION, SIGN AL COBTS, S. A.
IXQERSOLL BLOCK, THIED STIIEET,
Bar. Ther. Rel. Hum. Wind
29.681 34.2 79.7 S.
Amount of rainfall or melted snow, .13
maximum thermometer, 39 minimum ther
R. J. LEWIS,
Sergeant Signal Corps, U. S. A.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday,
October 31st, and Nov. 1st and 2d.
The Celebrated American Comediau,
Mr. JOHN E. OWENS,
J, f, Norton's Snjr tr Comedy
Railroad Lids in
S T. PATJI,, MINN.
Observations taken at the pame moment of
time at all stations.
Meteorological Record, Oct. 2D, 1878, 9.5G p. H.
Bar. Ther. Wind. Weather.
Bismarck 30.04 22 NW Cloudy.
Breckenridge.29.68 30 N. Cloudy.
St. Paul 29.62
Lt. Rain. W.
DAILY LOCAL MEANS.
THURSDAY, OCT. 31:
Tlie Viotims, and. Solon Slim^e.
FRIDAY JJOV. 1:
Every body Friend, and
Happiest Day of Lif e.
SATURDAY, NOV. 2:
Dot, or the Cricket on the Hearth.
GRAND OWENS MATINEE, SATURDAY, 2 P.
Prices50c, 75c and $1.00. Reserved seats with
out extra chaiige, three days In advance. 284-eod
In compliance with an act of the legislature of the
State of Minnesota, approved March 1st, 1877, en
titled "An act to provide for the completion of the
lines of railroad commonly known as ths Saint Paul
and Pacific Extension lines," I will sell at public
auction to the highest bidder for cash, at my office,
in the Capitol building, in St. Paul, on Wednesday,
the 27th day of November, 1878, and from day to day
thereafter until the whole shall have been offered,
about 50,000 acres of land in legal government sub
divisions, situated in the county of Morrison and
State of Minnesota, through which county the rail
road is completed and in operation.
These lands are advantageously situated, con
venient to settlements, are generally well watered
and gently undulating, and consist of choice hard
wood timber land, pine land, prairie and meadow,
and are all within ten miles and most of them within
six miles of the railroad track.
Maps are on file at the Executive office, showing
the relative situation of these lands, and descriptive
lists of them can be obtained by application in person
or by letter tome, or to the publication office of this
newspaper. J. PIIXSBURY,
Governor of Minnesota.
EXECUTIVE OJ-JKCB, ST. PAU L, MISK., October
Cor. 3 and Washington Sts.,
St. Paul, MinneECta.
Complete in aUIU appointments. lint-dan In
TffT department, rue, $8per day. 9*-ly
91 East TM Street,
Offer Over 1,000 Cloaks at Lower
Prices than Any Other House, as
600 leaver Cloaks at $2.50,
3.00, 100, 4.58, 5.00, 5.50,
6.00, 6.50, 7.50, 8.00, 9.00,
200 Matelasse aid Diapaal
CMs at $5.00,6.50,7.50,8.50,
100 Diapil-Clotl Dolmans,
Newest aid Best Shapes.
100 Circulars at $4, $4.50,
100 Misses ait CtMrei's Cloaks.
Also Large Lines of Shawls and
Skirts at Most Popular Prices.
Keiv Goods Opening Daily.
4LC1ION-DUY GOODS, MIL1 IjrfcKY A
XJL FURS ati auctionI vililosell at ra paleerooro,stocaM.,
corne3r0 Fifteh and Jackson Btreeta, oa Wednesdaj,
'B sharp at clock v.
of fine diy goods, cons.Bting of white flannp's, plaid
dress goods, black alpacas, cloaks, broadtkUis, Gui
pure laces. MilliLC-y goods in bdu.3' tnm-nei hats,
feathers, plumes, \el\3ts tor tnia-nl use, ribbons,
felt hats, etc. llhik, Alaska, and other furs, e'e
Gooda are on vie\. ti-dn*
WOIUH REAIA MVDh
CLOTHING a 'ct cuI will sell on Thurs 'ay,
Oct. 31st, beginning bharp at 10 oVIock A SI., at No.
98Jaclbon hticct, ucar tho corner of Sixth ttroct
and will continue e^ch day until a'l is ecld, a large
consignment ot men's and bojb' ieadv made oMniug
in fine bea\cr, casshneiep, bicadclcth aud melfcu
suiU?, cistor bca%er and diagonal o\ercoats, a sez\
large lot ot single pa-its and \estb, etc., etc.
V. T. WAN
Wednesdaj Octobe 30th,
"VTEATr8 COITVGL 011 'Wabashaw street, I,o. 129,
at 11 cloclr. The lease of the ground 11 $37 i er
annum. No taxes, exceut on iinnroveniei ts A
good cuiuce to get a comfortable little houe. Terms
cash. GlUGGb & JOHNSON. 2 o-U'i
WAMID-GOOD CIIVNCE-A ca-eful dmf r,
to take care of sp of horbes aud soe to i
nace in private faun!}, at S per mout'i and boar.l,
can find emplojment bj calling to-duj froji 1
to 12 M., No. 2 Op ira House. 2U
"ITTANTEDGirl for general IioutcwoiV. Hcfer
ences icaiurcd81 College a\euue. 28"
\\rANTED A lompeteiit et-r\jut girlGorman
preferred. Muft come wt !J commended. A i
ply at this off co
light colored id Moi.tana nicer
f'Ora Hauko' stock arils, liosabelle and Third
ctreets. reward wih be gi\en for Ida letoiu 2c8
liEN i'lUbcment loo^ns of an elegant house,
centrally located, eu'table for hoiisekcepirg
foi small family. Rent can bo paid in boird. A.np'v
or address \Y., thu cfne^. ^H)
FM MClIAXT TAILOR,
105 East Third Street
S. S. TAYLOR w!
1 ops" an
in lea school g, coir-er of Minnesota and
Ele'x enth street3,lui.di,
Monday Evening, Nov. 4th.
Instruction gi.en In all the Ergbsh branched.
Book-keeping wdl be taught bj a practical booi
For further information address the principal, or
Mr. Hemy Krogetad, No. 25 We Th.rd*freet.
HATS AND CAPS.
The only exe'ushe
Hat mi Cap EstaMlsIimt ia St, Fan!.
Largest stock of Mtu'p,
Hats and Caps in the city.
Boys' and Children's
BEST GOOD S AT LOWT PRICES.
BoyB' and Children's Hats a specialty, of our own
CALL AND SEE TJS.
No trouble to show goods.
OPPOSITE POST OFFICE.
KeoM Nortl'i Lie Paclet Co.
SIDE WHEEL PASSENGER PACKET
st. Louis & Intermediate Pc nts,
Connecting with all Hailroads for the East and South
For full particulars iuq.niro of
JOHN I. REANT, Ageut, Levee, St Faal.
General Office, I East Third Street, St. Paul.
Branch Office, 29 East Third Street, St. Paul.