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Or AN UPRIGHT AND INTELLIGENT
A Institution That Believes in St. Paul and
Stands Its Own Clty--'At Home," and
Bill King's Hog-wash Cause a Nausea
Washburn Won't Take His Seat, and the
Boom is a Big Thin].
Jaat a lamp-post standing out well de
fined on a bleak corner. A homely, battered
lamp-post surmounted with the usual double
truncated pyramidal lamp.
A disagreeable "windy, snowy night, and
about the lamp-post the glow of light gave
an air of comfort to the vicinity.
Nobody but a lonely reporter in view, an
impatient Micawber, as it were, waiting for
something to turn up. He put his shoulder
against the lamp-post to brace up for an
idea. The beautiful snow came down in
pellets, the wind came in gusts, but the idea
came not at all. Suddenly a strange voice
"A great change in the weather."
A very strange voice, one whioh startled
the reporter from his reverie by its cavern
ous rumble, yet metallic ring. Nobody in
"Winter is on us at last."
The same voice, and more than whispered
in the reporter's ear. Then a gurgling
sound mixed with a rushing hiss followed,
and the lamp shed out anew effulgence of
"I spoke, this lamp post, mind you."
The reporter pricked up his ears, and was
professionally ready to interview, and even
in the emergency be interviewed.
"Yes, mine is a peculiar life. I am like
you newspaper people, do most of my work
in the night, and sleep daring the day."
"It's habit,, after all. I have got accus
tomed to it and sleep standing up, just fis
comfortably as mortals in bed."
'No, I never get tired. I have an iron
conatituiion, and I get along very
well. The weather don't affect
me much, but occasionally when
the atmosphere is charged with electricity,
I feel it.
"See things? well I should remark, I am
a sentinel always on duty, a public servant
who never deserts hw post.
"True for you, I throw light upon dark
places, and I tell you I bring to light 6ome
pretty cloudy subjects. If I were to detain
you with an account of what I havo seen,
you'd be a frozen statue before morning.
"What have I seen? Well I couldn't bo
gin to tell the half. Shams and realitie3,
EappineBa and sorrow, wealth and poverty,
all pass in review before me. I keep my one
eye pretty well open, and I just see, I tell
you. Though I am in the gas business ex
clusively, I am not given to talking much. But
that little notice of yours the other day
about the "Lamplighter," has warmed me
up towards you."
Then the lamp emitted a new glow of
"Yes we all appreciate that Utile notice,
and believe a little more attention should be
given us. We don't propose hiding our light
under a bushel if we can help it. I say "we"
advisedly. All the lamp posts are in com
munication with each other night and day.
We do everything above ground at night, but
during the day our only chance is under
ground, and a main good one it is, too."
"A little too gassy I am, I fear, but to
answer your question, what do you want to
"Well, as to that, I agree with you. Sun
day is in name a holy day, but the opportu
nity is taken to commit a good deal of sin.
On the average, I'm inclined to believe Sun
day afternoon and night witness more social
irregularities than any other day of the
week. Just before you came along a ohurca
elder passed by with a young lady on bis
"Oh no, Bhe wasn't his daughter."
"Maybe his second wife? Wrong again
he loft his first and only wife at home on
Dayton avenue to meet a man on business
at the Metropolitan.
"Who is he?" "I am not giving anybody
away. No use trying to persuade me. I am
a hard one, and can't be made to stir."
"What's the use of exciting a man's curi
osity? Why, I just mentioned in it connec
tion with Sunday wickedness. It's your
business to find out. Put the same amount
of energy in discovering this scan mag as
yon did in the Etheridge business, and bo
fore next Sunday the GLOBE will add angraded
other to the social sensations of the day.
"Big folks? The man is, but the girl is a
shop girl on Third street. But I am not
going to leak.
"Such sights I see nightly, and they no
aooner get out of my light than they ai a
taken np by some one of my companions."
"I can't give it away, so let's change the
Just then a terrible spluttering occurred.
"I choke np occasionally. The long an
short metre of it is just this, good coal isn't
used and the best gas isn't given for tha
money laid out. 'Let your light so shine,'
eto. We are willing enough, but our will is
"Saroni's lights. Good enough for the
kind, but dn the kind. Excuse profanity.
I get into the habit from very frequently be
ooraing the boon companion of drunkards.
But as to Saroni's lights they don't belong
to our crowd, but I suppose we'll have to tol
erate them until we can do better. Speaking
of this mat er, did you go around with the
gas committee Saturday?
"No. Well I fear they aren't going to do
the fair thing by the people in the suburbs.
You can't have too much light. Moses
didn't make a mistake, Col. "Bob" Inger
soll to the contrary, when he said "Let there
be lis ht."
"Up on that? I have helped several to
tea- it. Bat, goodness I am as discursive as
a mother-in-luw on the shortcomings of a
son-iii-la"-. I am too volatile altogether.
Pin me down to facts, and I will shtd any
light on them if I can."
"I stand Ly for the streets. Their condi
tion should be improved. Bight under the
nose of the city officials repairs are needed.
Lord knows, the city engineer, who keeps
his eyes groundwards all the time, should
Bee. Wabashaw street, between fourth and
Fifth, the roadway and the sidewalks are
fearfully out of order. It isn't Col. Knauff's
beer but the wretched up and down side
walk would make a Murphy or Reynolds
Stagger along like a Gambrinus.
?es, the board of public works are work
ers, but tbey ought to have assistance.
"Yes. Alderman Sanborn stickles for the
law, at the same time he drops in a little ad
ditional by his Tenth street sewer protest."
"It is to be hoped that the legislature will
provide for this assistance. But have we a
delegation which will look after the city in
"Yon think so? Reaney is good, so is
Smith Oppenbeim has a reputation to make
but Gilflllan, Mead and Wiley are Republi-
"Yon just bet I am a Democrat. Why
shonldn't I be? My duty is to do the most
good for the most people. I am pretty up
right on that platform."
"Speaking of the election, of course we
naturally tumble on to the Washbnrn-Don
nelly matter. I am not gassing when I say
Mr. Washburn, the representative from Min
neapolis, will never take his seat. I know
where forty-seven affidavits are, in a bank
vault, which tell a story of bribery, corrup
tion and fraud against W. D. Washburn,
which he cannot| withstand, even though
uia cheek be coated with a million swindling
brass kettles. I am shouting, I am."
A tremendous glow of light followed this
outburst of righteous indignation.
"Getting hot on this Washburn business
reminds me that Minneapolis is considerably
wrought up about those St. Paul railroad
meetings. The Tribune thinks it is giving
the whole business away. Is it? Well,
that's not for me to say, but I do feel a little
flushed with the hope that the business men
of St. Paul will be equal to the occasion."
"As we are on the subject of business in
terests, that boom project isn't a snide affair,
if taken up properly. 'The advantges' are
many, and the sooner St. Paul folks realize
it the better. What's the use of capital if
you don't use i*-? This putting money away in
a stocking "is disreputable, and you know it,
"Make no mistake, I am for St. Paul first
and last, and all the time. I am a single
barreled concern. I aim at one mark, and
mark it up for me I want to make a bull's
eye hit for St. Paul all the time. This is
Sunday, mighty near Monday though, so I
am excusable for quoting Scripture: "He
that is not for me, is against me." Now
jufit look at the Pioneer Press! As a loyal
steadfast St. Paulite, I just get sick when I
read that paper. A straddle-fence concern,
which will be split up the middle, sure as you
are born. Bill King's hogwash about the ad
vantages of the 'the combination' cannot de
lude anybody bat the writer. He perhaps is
pleased with the multiplication of words, but I
tell you the facta multiply themselves against
any such theory. Then, too, 'the combina
tion' is all on one side, like the Irishman's
reciprocity. Look at the paper, never a good
word said of St. Paul the Minneapolis end
slops over with gush about the adjunct. Look
at the local columns, one and a half column
of items allowed St. Paul daily tw or three
columns of news devoted to Minneapolis
every day. Now, what is it? Unlike Bar
naul's "what is it," you tell at a glance it is
a Minneapolis paper published at St. Paul.
I am not a bit prejudiced, but I taking obser
vations from a St. Panl standpoint. Lord,
I get mad, when I think of it. Let's talk
about something elsethe girls for in
"I am wrong, am I? Yon aren't one of
the "at home" fellows. I call 'em fellowB,
because, because well, it is wretched
slush for a man to dish up. He must have a
strong stomach sure. Bat many men of
men minds, etc."
"Certainly you are right again, Shorty
excuse the familiarity, "mind" don't have to
agonize much over a column or two of
society slush. Miss Pauline Parafinelooked
exquisitely bright in a sheeny satin dress, and
was led to the altar by the bridegroom, ttw
Hon. Saroni Gasoline, etc., etc. Hold my
head, I am sick. Be careful, I have a pain,
which is red hot 1 am better now, fan
my fevered b-row. Ha-ha-ha.
"Here comes Captain Clark- Pot you don't
get anything. Good night.
The Thanksgiving snow has set in
The boom committee meet in Minneapolis to
Mr. W. R. Merriam will arrive at home to
day from his trip to North Platte, Neb., but
Last chance to secure season tickets for the
Library course. The drawing for reserved seals
to-morrow, Tuesday, at 9 A.M., at the Opera
The remains G. G. Maynard, son of Judg A.
K. Maynard, will arrive in St. Paul from Cali
fornia, on Wednesday next. They will be tak
eu to Atwater for burial.
The Library course of entertaiument will fee
opened next Friday evening by Taylor,
the popular author and model lyceum orator.
His subject is: "What made him do it or
some motive powers." Miss Adelaide Phillips'
date is January 9th. W. M. A. French will lec
ture on "Art," illustrating with crayon. Th
course is a popular one, as is shown bv the sale
of tickets. Every seat in the Opera house
should be sold. Those who have not already
secured tickets can procure them to-day, of any
of the directors, at the Library rooms, or at the
box office of the Opera house.
About 10 o'clock last night a Fourth street
car ran away. Th horse had nothing to do
with it, in fact, much objected. As the car
waB going down the grade just below
Wabashaw street, the brake [gave way
and the car started down the grade
at a fearful rate. A the time there were three
passengers on the car, two gentlemen and
lady. Thy jumped off without injury
lady jumped off at Cedar Btreet, and the fell, but without harm. The driver
ave himself by a jump, turned the horse off
the track, and drove him along with the car to
keep him from being run over. The outfit
could not be brought to a halt until Jackson
street was reached.
The Merchants hotel has a steam elevator
and all the modern improvements, with rooms
from 2.50 to $3 per day Th
following were among the arrivals yesterday
J. Schauss, Milwaukee N. Miller, Monroe,
Wis. M. Leopold, Chicago Black, Buffalo
Mrs. Newvill and daughter, Michigan E E
Hurman, Reed'B Landing I Donnelly, Don
nelly G. Hoy, Cincinnati A. McNally, Du
luth I. Monheimer, Cincinnati Owens,
Milwaukee A. W. Sanborn, Cincinnati C.
Clark, Chicago Scott. Detroit N. N Ademfi
Dayton, 0.N Kennedv, Boston I. H.Cen
nay, La Crosse N Parkinson, N S. KimbaH,
J. Mohler, Chicago Miss E N Sabin, Du
luth G. B. Webster, Minneanolis A. R. Gates,
Toledo R. Terhune, E Heath, Ne York
J. O'Brien, Stillwater P. Zimmerman, M. T.
Danaher, Chicago N. Glendenning, Philadel
phia Simens, J^r&ietz, Ohio G. Levi
Minneapolis T. Thomas Nocthfiold R,'
Wolfe, Chicago O. Marshall, Milwaukee C,
H. Bentley, a Crosse.
Kuyinjr a Horse.
"How much? Give me an offer!"
"Five dollars," cried out a bystander.
Five dollars, going at five, going
Officer DeCorsey stepped np to lead
horse away. The horse couldn't be
suaded to budge. At last the officer looked
this gift horse, as ifwere, over. He couldn't
locomote because he had a jammed shoulder,
a broken hip, and all the hair on one side
had been sandpapered off. The buyer had
seen only the fair side of the animal when
he bid. What to do with him was a serious
question. The horse was an elephant on
bis hands. Mr. Kavanagh proposed to take
the horse back if DeCorsey would treat the
The drinks cost $5.25, but then the $5
horse would have cost $1 to have had
carted away dead, alive they couldn't get
him away. Officer DeCorsey reckons he is
in 75 cents by the bargain.
The Gale Collection of Modern and Orig
We understand the sale will continue
Monday and Tuesday evtnmgs at 7:30second
o'clock, and that twenty-eight valuable paint
ings have been added to the collection. This
should induce our citizens of taste to attend
the sale and secure some of the gems. What
have been sold an far have been at a sacri
fice, and many good investments have been
made. Do not delay until too late. Such
an opportunity rarely presents itself.'.
The past week has been one of the most suc
cessful of Manager Conley's efforts. Nightly
has his spacious hall been filled with appre
ciative audiences, and the applause with which
his new stars have been received indicates a
judicious selection of first-class artists. This
week, new claimants of publio favor will be
presented, and Conley asks a continuation of
the patronage fairly earned by constant effort
to please the amusement loving public
Contesting Washburn's Seat.
Ilsanti County Press." I
We don't know whether it is the Grose or
Donnelly who is to do it, but the former
makes enough talk about contesting Wash
burn's election and right to a seat in Con
gress to lead one to imagine they would like
to do it if they had a chance.
A BASE FORGERY.
Publication of a Bogus Document for the
Insane Asylum Committee.
When Joe Howard wrote the bogus proc
lamation asking for more men, and signed
President Lincoln's name thereto, he atwith
tracted temporary notice, and gained such a
notoriety that he is known in New York to
day simply as the proclamation forger, and is
rarely mentioned by his own name. On a
smaller scale the Pioneer Press can rank as
a forger. It published yesterday morning
what purported to be a report of the Senate
committee appointed to investigate the St.
Peter Insane Asylum. That portion of the
publio unacquainted with the char
acter of the P. P. forgers were
liable to be misled and imagine that they
were reading a genuine document. Such
persons will be undeceived when they see by
this morning's GLOBE, that, while the com
mitte have been considering their report
they are at variance, and have not yet agreed
upon its contents. That the public might
know the facts, we addressed a note yester
day morning to Col. Morton, the only mem
ber of the committee in the city, asking him
whether or not the publication was, in any
sense, a copy of the coming report. In
ply we received the following concise state
ment placing the official seal of fraud and
forgery upon the bogus affair published by
Bill King's paper:
To the Editor of the Globe.
In reply to your note of this morning, I
would r.ay that the Senate investigating commit
tee [appointed by the legislature to investigate
the Scate hospital for insane, have made noreport
and are not likely to do so before the middle
of this week. The report published in the
morning's Pioneer Press with signatures of
Messrs. Doran,Drew, Rice and myself attached,
was entirely unauthorized and I confidently
assert that aB far as Messrs. Doran, Drew and
myself are concerned they are forgeries,
and I state most positively that the publica
tion referred to does not express tho views of
the committee. Neilher would the committee
have thought it proper or in good taste to have
furnished a copy of their report to the news
papers before transmitting the original to his
excellency, the governor, as provided by reso
lution of the Senate February 22, 1878. Sena
tors Doran, Drew and Rice will return to thehas
city to-morrow and will sustain the foregoing
statement of facts. Respectfully yours,
Cnis. A. MORTON.
ST. PAUL, NOV. 24, 1878.
The First Thanksgiving.
The following is the first proclamation
ever issued calling for a National Thanks
giving. It was issued by George Washing
ton to 4,000,000 of people, less than one
tenth as many as responded to the one is^uad
by President Hayes:
"When we review the calamities that
afflict so many otjer nations, the present
oondition of the United States affords much
matter of consolation and satisfacton. Our
exemption hitherto from foreign war an in
creasing prospect of the continuance of that
exemptionthe great degree of internal
tranquility we have enjoyedthe recent con
firmation of that tranquility by the suppres
sion of an insurrection which so wantonly
threatened itthe happy course of our pub
lic affairs in generalthe unexampled pros
perity of all classes of our citizensare cir
cumstances which peculiarly mark our situa
tion with indications of the Divine benefi
cence toward us. In such a state of
things it is in an especial manner our
duty, as a people, with reverence and affec
tionate gratitude, to acknowledge our many
and great obligrtions to Almighty God, and
to implore Him to continue and confirm the
blessing we experience.
Deeply penetrated with this sentiment, I,
George Washington, President of the United
States, do recommend to all the religious so
cieties and denominations, and to all persons
whomsoever, within the United States, to set
apart and observe Thursday, the 19th day of
February next, as a day of public thanksgiv
ing and prayer, and on that day meet to
gether and render sincere and hearty thanks
to the Great Ruler of nations for the mani
fold and signal mercies which distinguish
our lot as a nationparticularly for the pos
session of constitutions of government which
unite, and by their union establish liberty
with order for the preservation of our peace,
foreign and domestic for the reasonable
control which has been given to a spirit of
disorder in the suppression of the late in
surrection and generally for the prosperous
condition of affairs, public and private,
and at the same time humbly and fer
vently to beseach the kind author of
these blessings graciously to prolong
them to us to imprint on our hearts a
deep and solemn sense of our obligations to
Him for them to teach us rightly to esti
mate their immense value to preserve us
from the arrogance of prosperity, and from
hazarding the advantages we enjoy, by de
lusive pursuits to dispose us to merit the
continuance of His favors by not abusing
them, by our gratitute for them, and by a
corresponding conduct as citizens and
men to render this country more and more
a propitious asylum for the unfortunate of
other countries, to extend among us true and
useful knowledge, to diffuse and establish
habits of sobriety, order, morality,and piety,
and finally to impart all the blessings we pos
sess,to ask for ourselves to the whole family
In testimony thereof, I have caus9d'the
seal of the United States of Aineri -a to bs
affixed to these presents, and signed thr
same with my hand. D.ma at the city of
Philadelphia, the 1st of Jaimnry, 1795.
By the president: EDM. RANDOLPH.
A N EXPLANATION NEEDED.
Grave Charges Against the Integrity of
Gravo eharges are made against Senator
Ben Hill. These charges come from mem
bers of his own party in Georgia. He is ac
cused of having entered into collusion with
the instigators of a suit whereby ha and his
partner had opposite sides, but yet divided
fees. Some time ago the legislature of
Georgia passed an act providing for the in
dorsement of the bonds of new railroad en
terprises in the State. Subsequently this
law was repealed, but in the repeal excep
tions we're made in favor of roads that had
begun operations prior to the date of the
The Atlanta rolling mills had a claim
against the Northeastern railroad company
to a large amount for iron. The bonds of
the road were at first unindorsed by the
State. It was a judicial question whether
this road was entitled to be considered an
exception under the act. This road was
bankrupt and the rolling mills' only hope
of securing their pay was to have the road's
bonds indorsed by the State. As the story
goes Ben Hill was employed by the railroad
company to bring suit against the State. It
is charged that he arranged with his
son and law partner to represent the
other Bide, the interests of the Statg, and
that it was arranged with them that the
State was to lose the case. Hill was to be
paid a fee of $10,000, $3,000 of which was
to be paid by Hill to the counsel who repre
sented the State. The lower court affirmed
the responsibility of the State. The case
was appealed. The higher court threw out
the case, holding that it was a question for
the Governor alone. Gov. Colquitt decided
to indorse the bonds, and did so while Ben.
Hill was in Washington.
The result was that the rolling-mill gob
bled up all the railroad bonds, and Ben. Hill
was crowded out of his fee. Hill was made
THB ST. PAUL DAILY CLOBB, MONDAY MORNING, NOYBMBBB 25, 18T8
very angry by this, because if he had been
on the ground when the bonds were endorsed
he would have got his fee out of them be
fore they were turned over. The position
was embarrassing, for to bring a suit would
be to expose the scandalous facts connected
the suit. Out of Hill's anger at the
loss of his fee came hfs charges against the
integrity of Gov. Colquitt in indorsing the
bonds. What Hill charged, in his anger, he
refused day before yesterday to substantiate
before the investigating committee having
Colquitt in charge. It is said that Hill
would now be very glad to get out of the
whole matter by avoiding any scandal upon
himself and let his fee go.
Return of King Humbert to RomeEnthu
siastic Reception By the PopulaceGi
gantic Conspiracy for tbe King's Assas-
sinationNews of the Afghan Invasion
LAHORE, NOV. 24.It is believed the great
er part of the garrison of Ali Musjid have
been taken prisoners. The hill tribes inter
cepted 500 Afghan soldiers and deprived
them of arms and clothing.
ROME, NOV. 24.The king and queen,
Prince of Naples and Duke of Aosta arrived
day and were most enthusiastically re
ceived. They were accompanied from Na
ples by Signor Cairoli, the president of the
senate and chamber of deputies and several
ministers, and were welcomed at the station
by all membezs of the senate and chamber
of deputies, civil and military authorities,
sixty guilds and workmen's associations with
fl igs and bands.and escorted to th9 Quirinal.
Tue route of the procession was
lined with sheds for sightseers, and
vast crowds cheered their majesties from
one end of the line to tbe other. The king
and queen appeared to be much affected.
They were obliged after reaching the palace
to appear on the balcony four times. The
whole city is' decorated with flags and
streamers and to-night there is a general il
KILL THE KING.
PARIS, Nov. 24.A correspondent tele
graphing from Rome before the procession,
states that the soldiers and gens d'arraes
were echeloned every fifty metres along the
whole route. There have been 300 arrests
in Naples. It is stated that the government
proofs of the existence of a vast associ
ation the object of which is to kill the king.
It is said the Internationalists hold 250,000
lires, the proceeds of a recent bank robbery.
LONDON, Nov. 24.Advices from Oren
burg state that the Russian fort Naryu has
been strongly reinforced, in consequence of
the concentration of Chinese troops on the
frontier, and reports the pacification of
Khotan. The principal insurgents of
Khotan have fled into Russian territory. It
is said the Chinese have murdered the
youngest son of Yakoob Bey.
A BLOW AT ANDRASSX's POLICY.
PESTH, NOV. 24.The finance committee
of the Austrian delegation, despite the per
suasions of Count Andrassy, refused to dis
cuss the supplementary credit to meet the
expenses incurred in tbe occupation of tbe
Turkish provinces, alleging that parliament
has not yet sanctioned the occupation. The
probable consequence of this refusal is that
the session of the delegation will be adjourn
ed and the reichetrath summoned to meet
ARRESTED AND EXPELLED.
ROME, NOV. 24.Previous to the entry of
the .king and queen into the city, the ques
tor, who had undertaken to answer for good
order, arrested and expelled three hundred
LONDON, NOV. 24.German papers report
a number of Russian, students at Koenigs
berg, snspected socialists, have been arrested
at the request of the Russian police and in
terned in Berlin.
An Ali Musjid dispatch reports the ameer's
master of horse captured. He is said to be
the chief instigator of hostility to England.
LONDON, NOV. 25.A correspondent with
the Khurum column telegraphs as follows:
Headquarters of the column is now at Haz
arapir. Information has been received that
the garrison of Fort Mohamed Azin, twenty
miles ahead, will probably evacuate and de
stroy the fort. General Roberts has just de
cided to push on by forced marches and en
deavor to surprise the place and prevent its
JAMROOD, NOV. 24.Gen. Browne marched
to Labaly Saturday. His next move will be
RUSSIA IN BULGARIA.
LONDON, NOV. 24.A Berlin dispatch says
according to semi-official intelligence eight
Russian divisions, amounting to 120,000
men, will be sent into Bulgaria before the
end of the year. The German legation has
been ordered not to return to Copenhagen
after the departure of the Duke of
POLISH GENERAL DEAD.
PARIS, Nov. 24.Louis Meeroslowsky, the
Polish general, is dead.
LONDON, NOV. 24.A dispatch from Sophia
says couiiers bring reports that the Turkish
Redifs massacred 320 inhabitants in the
Bulgarian village of Chresnitra, in Mace
Queer, Isn't It?
The Minneapolis Millers' association has
resolved to deduct 10 cents a bushel from the
price of wheat that has been bouud with
wire, claiming that pieces of wire getting
into the mill machinery injure the stones, and
especially the lting cloth. It is altogether
probable that some means will have to be
adopted to get rid of the particles of wire in
wheat from the self-binders, but if the
action of the Minneapolis millers had oc
curred somewhere else, and if it were not for
the fact that paper band self-binders are
manufactured at Minneapolis and wire-bind
ere at St. Paul, their action would look more
A Good Deal Surprised.
Hon. Henry Poehler, Congressman-elect
from this district, was banqueted in St. Paul
on Tuesday evening. Senator A. E. Rice
seems to have taken a conspicuous and very
peculiar part in the proceedings, if tbe
pers have correctly reported him, and his
party friends here are a good deal surprised.
An Ass Sent to Grass.
|St. Cloud Journal-Press.l
he next legislature is to be congratulated
in one partic ular, at least. Browr county
voted to keep at home C. C. Brandt, the indi
vidual who made such an asinine exhibition of
himself during last winter's session, in con
nection with the school book bribery case.
He had better be kept out to grass for an in
A Good Delegation. '_
I Faribault Democrat.]
The editorial profession will be represent
ed in the State Senate the coming season by
H. W. Hill, of the St. Charles Times Henry
Hinds., of the Shakopee Argus, and C.
McDonald, of the St. Cloud Times all
Democrats and able men.
Bee household furniture at auction on short
notice in want column by P. T. Kavanagh,
Commission Auctioneer. ::?_
A P00B HOUS E H0BR0B.
Startling Discoveries by the Unexpected
Visit of an Examining CommitteePaup
ers Confined in Pens In the Cellar, Naked,
Starving, Their Cells Reeking With Filth
Serious Collision on the Great Western
RailwayEngineer, fireman and Seven
Emigrants Injured-Miscellaneous Crimi
nal and Casualty Notes.
POOR HOUSE HORRORS.
I Special Telegram to the Globe.]
SYRACUSE, N. Y., Nov. 24.A committee
appointed to examine the poor house of this
county, made an unexpected visit yesterday.
Descending to a sub-cellar, a sight met their
gaze which astounded them. Here were
found five pens constructed of heavy planks,
with plank doors which had small apertures
in the center. Crouched in straw
upon the floor or grouped shud
dering in the farthest corners were
naked and half clad human beings who
had been left there in abject misery and de
spair by their keepers. There was no light,
no ventilation and no sanitary conveniences.
In one cell lay a man stark naked. The bot
tom of the cell was covered with filth and
straw, and the floor was dirtier than that in a
hog pen. His shrunken cheeks, hollow eyes,
sunk deep in their sockets, and his ema
ciated, feeble form, told of the shameful and
degrading treatment this poor helpless hu
man being had been subjected to.
Another cell contained a negro
whose condition was like that
of the being described above. The
doors of the cells were made of heavy plank,
in the center was a small aperture
through which food and water were probably
passed to the inmates. So vile was the place
that the committee was forced to beat a hasty
retreat to upper and purer air.
POLITICAL FIGHT IN LOUISIANA.
NEW ORLEANS, NOV. 24.Times special,
Franklin, La., Nov. 24: The object of the
attack upon Newman's house on the night
of the 19lh, was to shut his mouth as to the
visit paid him three nights before by a party
said to be Willie Wilson, parish attorney
pro tern., who in the middle of the night de
manded the election returns, saying he had
just received a telegram from the attorney
general authorizing the delivery of
the returns. The attacking party
knew the returns in the interior had
been sent to New Orleans, but as Newman
continued to talk of the visit paid him, it was
determined to put him out of the way. It is
known that Tom Wilson came to his death
from a pistol shot in the head made by one
of the attacking party. The wound in the
arm was caused by Newman. I learn on the
highest authority that the Democrats in the
lower part of the parish are determined upon
an investigation. Newman is clerk of the
court. A day or two after the election the
ballot boxes of Saint Mary's parish were
taken from the court house and destroyed by
unknown parties. Newman had duplicate
poll lists that were wanted to cover the evi
dences of fraud in the election.
DEADWOOD, D. T., NOV. 24.The jury in
the case of the Territory vs. M. L. Conk, for
the murder of Mrs. Minnie Collison, re
turned a verdict at 4 o'cloek this morning of
guilty. Mrs. Collison was discovered on the
morning of the 20th of August last, in bed
with her skull beaten in. Conk's counsel
give notice of a motion for anew trial.
POST OFFICE NIGHT WATCHMAN ARRESTED.
CHICAGO, NOV. 24.Jacob RooSy.:'t6f
many years night watchman about
the post office, was arrested at
1:30 this morning by special agents, having
just taken from the carrier's room about one
Hundred letters and carried them to a private
room for the purpose of opening them. He
has been under suspicion for some time on
account of the. mysterious disappearance of
business letters the past Jew months. Roos
made a clean brea3t of his guilt, confessing
to stealing a large amount of money in let
ters. He was at one time a well paid clerk
in the railway mail service at Cincinnatti.
HAMILTON, Ont., Nov. 24.The New York
& Chicago express collided early this morn
ing at Winona station, on the Great Western
railway. One engine and two cars wrecked.
The driver, fireman and seven German emi
grants on the west-bound train were injured,
and taken to the hospital.
ST. LOUIS, NOV. 24.Joseph Toothman, an
employe of the freight office of the Missouri
Pacific railroad, Sedalia, Mo., and John
Cornley, a car repairer, were arrested in that
city yesterday charged with stealing three
bars of silver bullion valued at $4,000 from
cars between that place and Kansas City the
early part of last month.
SUICIDE BY DROWNING.
WHEELING, W. Va., Nov. 24.Charles
Schwiner, a young man who has been an in
mate of the Wheeling hospital for some
time past, last evening committed suicide by
jumping into the river and drowning. He
was 23 years old and belonged at Clarendon,
Statue of Von Humboldt Unveiled at St
S T. LOUI S, Nov 24.The colossal bronze
statue of Ale^. Von Humboldt, presented to
the city by Henry Shaw and erected in the tower
of Grove park, which w.is also donated to tb
city by Mr. Shaw, was unveiied this afternoon
with appropriate ceremonies, and the pres
ence of fully 10,000 people. An oration in
German was delivered by Chas. Ludink, and
another in English by Wm. T. Harris, superin
tendent of public schools. Mayor Overstolz
removed the veil, after which the pedestal of
the statre was strewn with flowers by the fe
male scholars of the united gymnastic societies.
There was also music by the singing societies
and orchestra. The statue stands opposite to a
similar one of Shakspeare, which was also pre
sented to the city by Mr. Shaw.
WASUIXOTOS, Nov. 25, 1:00 A. M.Indications
for the upper lake region and upper Missis
sippi valley coh'.er, light rain, or snow followed
by partly cloudy weather colder northerly
winds, followed by generally higher pressure.
For the lower Missouri valley, colder, followed
by clearing weather, northwesterly winds, sta
tionary or lower temperature, and generally
The Advantages of the Boom.
To the Editor of the Globe.
Col. Walker having, by my request, added
to the partial report which was read at our
boom meeting, the statistics showing the ca
pacity of saw mills and booms in furnishing
to men, the profits of the stock
in booms, and the amount of cheap fuel
from slabs rnd edgings, there is nothing
more needed to complete that report on my
part but to draw the inferences which any
intelligent citizen can do as well as myself.
The inferences are that saw mills will spring
up as profitable investments, that saw dust
and bark and Blabs will furnish a motive power
for flour mills and other manufactories equal
to water power, and that St. Paul can rap
idly grow side by side and full abreast with
Minneapolis as the headquarters for the
manufacture of lumber and flour, the two
great staples of the State. And that the
stupid blunder of the past in letting these
great industries drift to other localities can
be retrieved by the one prompt stroke of
policy proposed in this project.
Thr of the Native Wesley an Missionaries
in Ntvr Britain Murdered and Eaten.
Intelligence has been received from the]
Island of New Britain of the massacre, on
April 19, of three native Wesleyan mission
agents, who were set upon and murdered*
and their bodies eaten by the mountain
Eight of the teachers had expressed their
wish and determination to visit the interior
tribes of New Britain. They divided into
two bands, in order to cross the island at
different parts. Four of them started from
Blanche Bay, and the other four made the
northern side of the island tueir point of
departure. The Blanche Bay party returned
next day to their point of departure.
The other four teachers also reached the
plateau in safety, interviewed the natives, and
were entertained for the night in one of the
towns. A chief named Talili, who lived on
the low land, but who had influence in the
interior, sent a message to the town in
which the unfortunate teachers were
lodged for the night, beseeching
the tribe to kill them. When the
doomed men left the village the next morn
ing the people followed, and calling upon all
whom they met working in the plantations
by the way to join them in the deed of
blood, at length fell upon the unarmed, un
suspicious teachers, and Blew them in a sav
The bodies were cut up, and the pieces
sent here and there to the, different towns,
where they were cooked and eaten with can
nibal ceremony and delight. The object of
thus distributing the bodies was to implicate
a large number of towns in the massacrea
customary device of 6avages. The Rev. Mr.
Brown, on bearing of the massacre, adopted
very severe reprisals, the character of which,
on the part of a missionary, ha3 been vari
ously commented on by the Australian pres3.
An expedition was forthwith organized, and
the result of the reprisals was that at least
fifty, possibly more, of the cannibals were
killed, and many of the towns and planta
tions were destroyed.
To the Editor of the Globe.
The International saloon, Seventh street, re
ferred to in your Sunday issue, is in no way
connected with the International Hotel, corner
Jaokson and 8eventh streets.
Very truly, M. T. FLOWER.
Ht. Paul, Nov. 24, 1878.
DAILY WEATkER BULLETIN.
Omci or OBSERVATION. SIGNAL CORPS, U. 8. A.
INOERSOLL BLOCK, THIRD STBEE.T,
St. Paul 30.07
ST. PAUL, MINN.
Observations taken at the same moment o
time at all stations.
Meteorological Record, Nov. 24
1878, 9:56 r. M.
Lt.snow. Cloud v.
JAS. M. WELCH,
Private, Signal Corps, S.A.
JEWELERS. 57 East Third Street.
Mrs. C. Herwegeii.
Berlin and Paris Silk.
and Worsted E broideries.
BERGMAN'S ZEPHYR WORSTEDS
Yarns, Canvas, Chenilles, Silks, Beads, Fringes,
Laces, Braids, and every article required lor em
broidery work, stamping, &c. Agency of "Domestio"
US WEST THIRD STREET, ST. PAVL.
Largs assortment of
Greatly Reduced Prices.
Atlantic and Pacific
31 1-2 East Third Street, St. Paul.
Persons who desire can buy their Teas in 3, 5,10
and 16 pound packages. 311-341
COAL, COKE & WOOD
General Office, 112 East Third Street, St. Pan
Branch Office, 29 East Third Street, t-t. Paul
Distributing Docks at Duluth and Milwaukee.
Notice to Creditors.
In the matter of the estate of Horace W. Webster,
deceased. Notice is hereby given that tho judge of the Pro
bate Court of Ramsey County, has fixed upon the
first Monday of January, 1879, the same being the
6th day of the month, and the Probate office in said
county, as the times and place when and where he
will leceive, hear, and adjust all claims of all per
soiia againat said deceased, and that t-ix months from
and alter the date hereof have been limited as the
time for creditors to present their claims against
Dated the 73d day of November, 1878.
ELLA A. WEBSTER,
nov 255 mon.
J. W. MCCLUNO.
P. Pusch, merchant tailor, corner of Ninth
and St. Peter streets, has again received a full
line of new and elegant goods suitable for win
ter wear which ho offers for Bale at remarkably
low prices. All garments made up in the best
nd latest style, and satisfaction guaranteed.
*-i sS- -~.*"1J-
Corner Third and St. Peter Streets.
Nighti?y*performances. Change of programme
beat variety artists to the sS^
piANO AT26, AUCTION. I w"l
Taesdiy, Nov beginuinj at 1
o'clock A. M., at No. 35 West Ninth street, opposite
the German Catholic Chnrch, one very goodXM
Lowe Piano, one Parlor Set In green reps, one*Easy
Chair, Marble Top Center Table, WhatW Book
case, Tables, Chairs, Carpets, Coal Stove, Cook
Stove, Furniture, Kitchen Furniture, etc., etc.
P. T. KAYANAGH,
OSTBetweencontaininstreet Eighth antd tbe Cathed.al:ot
ibou $92 Return
Mary McNearny, No. 15 East Eighth Btreet, and re
ceive liberal reward.
OR SALETwo standard size Brunswic.k & Balkea
Tables, in good condition Cail
GRTJBER'S HOTEL, Seven Corners. 313
SALESeveral pair of black, white and
rabbits, will be sold cheap. Apply to John
fert, 221 Jackson street.
RENTTwo very desirable suites of rooms,
or unfurnished, at 28 St. Peter street,
adjoining Windsor hotel. House coDtalna all tha
modern conveniences, including bath-rooms, closett,
hot and cold water, gas, to. The location is th i
most desirable in the oity. Apply as above. 290
general housework at
48'/S West Third street. 299
A^lItDA couipeteut eervaut girlUeriiian
preferred. Must com* well recommended. AD.
ply at this office.
MONEY TO LOAN.
the 810,000 wiU be loaned at 8 per cent. Balance at
9 and 10 per cent. THOS. COCHRAN, Jn. 812-18
WILSON, Attorneys at Law, corner Third
an Robert streets. oo'i
FINE HERCHAHT TAILOR,
105 East Third Street
Fine MercM Tailor ai Draper,
COR. ST. PETER XIXTH STS.
HATS AND CAPS-
The only exclusive
Hat and Cap Establishment in St, Panl.
Largest stock of Men's, Boys'
Hats and Caps in the city.
BIST GOODS AT LOWEST PRICES,
Boys' and Children's Hats a speoialty, of our own
C-A.X-.I_. -AJisrjo SICE XTS
No trouble to show goods.
Ramaley & Prank,
OPPOSITE POST OFFICE.
E. C. MTOTGER'S
71 EAST THIRD STREET.
BOOTS AND SHOES.
jBoot and Shoe Maker,
NO. 9 WEST THIRD STREET,
Having purchased the entire business of Mr. J. A.
Hood, including all his measure books and private
lasts, will spare no pains to give pntire satiMaction to
his patrons, and respectfully solicits their orders.
BOOTS & SHOES.
LAKGEST STOCK IN THE NORTHWEST!
All Solid Leather Goods! ta and Latest .Stiles! Oak Complete in the Slat e'
LARGES^T EETAILCustom-Made SHOE HOUSEs IN THE CITY
ods-Burt'8 Shoes for Gent
Ko. 59 East Third St., St. Paul. OTIM A fll
STRICTLY ONE-FRIC!TT 307-35 MullliljUll U/ UU
A Magnificent Display of Holiday Goods.
D. D. MERRILL & Co, 35 East Third Street.
You are cordially invited to call and inspect
DYER & HOWARD, 69 E. Third St.
Made to Order. St. Paul.
West Third Street,
Bart's Ladies', Masses' and