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Qtfloial Paper of tKe City As County
Printed and Published Every Day in the Year,
BY H. P. HAIX.
HO. 17 WABA8HAW STBKKT. ST. PATIIi.
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ST. PAUL, THURSDAY. MAY 29, 1879.
THE New York Sun affects to believe that
Hayes ia seeking a renomination from the.
Kepabhcan party. We have credited Mr.
Hayes with many acts of stupidity, and a
few that verged upon idiocy, but if it is true,
as alleged, that he expects a renomination,
we Bhall be obliged to bespeak for him a
berth in a quiet ward at the asylum at New
CHARLET FOSTKR has seoured the privilege,
if such it can be called, of standing up be
fore the people of Ohio to be knocked higher
than Beeoher's "Life of Christ." It is not
decided yet who is to do the pugilism, but
whether Bishop, or Thurman, or Hurd may
be assigned to the duty, there is no doubt
but it will be done effectually. Good bye,
THE liepublicans of Ohio made a great
mistake yesterday. They overlooked their
greatest statesman, Stanley Matthews. He
would have made a splendid candidate for
governor. Of course the letters he wrote
to Jim Anderson wouldn't have been count
ed this time. We are surprised that such
exceptional merit as Stanley possesses
should have been overlooked.
THE attempt of a few monarchists in the
Senate to induce the general government to
take supervision of the shipment of cattle
between the Statesa purely commercial
and private matterfailed on Tuesday, and
the bill that gave rise to the controversy was
postponed till December. It will soon be
come necessary to establish national regula
tions under which a man can cross from
State to another if this sort of thmg goes on.
FERNANDO WOOD'S resolution fixing the
adiournment of Congress for the 10th of
June, will be reported from the committee
on*ways and means with a favorable recom
mendation. We trust it will pass. Ten
working days will be sufficient to close up
whatever business is necessary at this time.
Nothing will be gained by prolonging the
session, as it is evident that no measure
that Congress will adopt will be approved
by Mr. Hayes.
SENATOR HILL Bays it was the North forced
him out of the union. We are glad he is will
ing to give the North credit for one good action.
Who asked him to come back?Burlington
The North asked him to come back, and
promised him generous treatment and all the
rights of citizenship. He has received in
stead only taunts for having gone out of the
union, and as for forgivenessthat will
come only after he shall have rotted in the
THE Eastern cities having gobbled up all
but a small fraction of the refunding cer
tificates, authorized to be issued by Congress,
Mr. Sherman has tardily issued an order ex
cluding the larger cities of the East from
the benefits to be derived from their pur
chase. It is probable, however, that Chicago,
St. Louis, Cincinnati, and a few other larger
oities will take the? principal part of the
smalk remnant that remains, leaving the
smaller towns out in the cold.
THE Warner silver bill is not likely to
pass the Senate at the present session.
This to be regretted, as it would be far
better for every interest that the questions
involved should be determined as soon as
possible. The bill, while not perfect, is
good as far as it goes, aud might reoeive the
sanction of the Senate without endanger
ing any interest whatever. As it is, the
question will have to como up at the De
cember session of Congress, and will inevi
tably consume time that ought to be devot
ed to other matters.
"WE like dramatic incidents that grow
upon us," says the St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
Indeed! Then we hope you are satisfied
now. The "dramatic incident" furnished
by the cashier of the Broadway Savings
bank commenced at a defalcation of a hun
dred thousand dollars. It soon grew till it
doubled and then trebled. The prospect
now is, that it will reach at least half a
million before it ceases growing. We think
the G-D. will be satisfied by the time the
"dramatic incident" in question has attained
its growth, especially when it is considered
that Deacon MoKee, one of the proprietors
of the paper, is a bondsman of the cashier.
SHERMAN AND THE PRESIDENCY.
It is probable that Secretary Sherman will
meet with opposition to his Presidential as
pirations from an unlooked-for quarter. His
policy in disposing of the bonds of the gov
ernment may be looked upon in some di
rections as a masterpiece of financial en
gineering, but in others it meets only the
severest condemnation. The national banks
have reason to remember him, and by the
time they are required to substitute four per
cent, bonds for those now on deposit as se
curity for their circulation on the first of
July next, they will feel in no friendly mood
Few of the national banks have had the
forethought to provide themselves with jthe
four per cent, bonds necessary to replace
those bearing a higher rate of interest on de
posit at Washington. Their neglect was
natural and not to be condemned.
When the new bonds were first
issued they sold sparingly. Gradually the
Bales increased, but only in such proportion
as to lead to the impression that the pur
chasers were private individuals seeking a
safe investment for their surplus earnings.
For the first few months even the most sa
gacious financiers would have thought that
several years would be required to consume
the whole amount authorized. But a few
bankers tegan to take up the bonds, and the
subscriptions continued to increase. Finally
a syndicate was formed in New York which
surprised the country by subscribing to
twenty millions of bonds. A few'months
elapsed, when a subscription of fifty mil
lions was made. This was quiokly followed
by a subscription for all that remained, some
one hundred and fifty millions. Then a
salvo of applause went up all over the coun
try, and the newspapers all sang pteans of
praise to the financial sagacity of Secretary
Sherman. His success in funding the
bonds of the government at a reduction of
two per cent, in the rate of interest. It
was a great achievement, no doubt, but its
full import was not understood until about
a month since. Then the troth dawned up
on the country, especially, that part of the
country comprising the national banks. A
few days after the bonds were taken the
financial reports showed a small premium on
four per cent, bonds. That premium has
been constantly increasing ever since, until
yesterday they were quoted at 1.05*^. The
effect of the policy is simply this: The
national banks are required to substitute
four per oent. bonds for the six per cents,
they now hare on deposit by the first of
July next. In order to do so they are com
pelled, by Sherman's financial policy, to pay
a premium of five and a half per cent, for the
privilege of making the exohange, and to pay
it to the syndicate, which holds all of the
bonds that can be utilized for the purpose.
Let us see what Sherman's financial pol
icy has cost the national banks. Their cir
culation is, in round numbers, three hundred
and fifty millions of dollars. To maintain
this circulation they are required to keep on
deposit three hundred and eighty-five mil
lion dollars in United States bonds. Pre
suming that one-third of the banks have had
the foresight to provide for replacing their
six per cent, with four per cent,
bondsa liberal estimateand we
find that two hundred and sixty mil
lions of bonds will have to be purchased by
the banks from the syndicate, at a premium
of five and a half per cent. This is equiva
lent to the levy of a tax upon the banks,
payable to Mr. Sherman's favorites, of over
fourteen and a quarter millions of dollars.
Every bank "with a capital of a hundred
thousand dollars is required to pay fifty
five hundred dollars to the syndicate, or re
tire from business.
While all bankers do not charge that Sher
man foresaw this emergency, many of them
do, and those persons who make the allega
tion are persons who are apt to know best.
There seems to be but little doubt but Sher
man knowingly played into the bands of
the few capitalists who compose the syndi
cate at the sacrifice of the great majority of
the national banks. While the syndicate
and Mr. Sherman have undoubtedly made a
good thing of it, it has been and will be a
heavy tax upon the banks. For this reason,
therefore, the GLOBE does not hesitate to
say that Mr. Sherman can never be the
President of the United States if the in
fluence of the national banks can prevent it.
He has simply farmed oat bis patronage to
a few grasping capitalists, without regard to
the interests of the pet pie at large.
A MARTYR TO PARTISANSHIP.
In Washington dispatches to the Chicago
Tribune we find the following paragraph:
Since the finding of the board of army of
ficers in the Fitz John Porter case there have
been the bitterest expressions on the part of
many liepublicans, including Senators, mem
bers, and old army officers, and the President
has had some very earnest discussions with
reference to it. The testimony and documents
laid before the board have been printed, and
make over '2,000 pages of solid matter, and a
number of maps, drawings and diagrams are
also printed with the book. It will at once re
ceive the attention of the Senate and military
committee. In the meantime the President has
decided not to approve the findings of the
board, but has sent all the documents to the
judge advocate general, who will go over the
whole case again, which will require several
months. The case, as seen irom here, seems to
have become one of politics, and not military
No more glaring outrage has ever been
committed in the civilized world than that
related here in such a matter-of-fact manner.
Seventeen years ago Gen. Porter was con
demned by a partisan court on ex parte
peihaps perjuredevidence, to dismissal
from the army and to perpetual sooial ostra
cism from a class which he had long adorned.
It was a time of fierce political animosities.
A man who was even suspected of direliction
of duty or of sympathy for the enemies of
the government was dealt with in the moBt
summary manner and made to feel that his
room was better than his company. Upon
the rendering of the findings of the court
martial Gen. Porter entered an energetic
protest against its injustice and demanded a
new hearing. Conscious of his own inno
cence he could not understand why it should
be denied him, but nevertheless his appeal
was dismissed. Waiting till the war was
over and party feeling had somewhat sub
sided, he renewed his appeal again and again,
but eaoh time it met with the same reception.
Finally his importunities prevailed, and he
was accorded the opportunity of clearing his
name from the stigma cast upon it.
The testimony adduced at the recent court
of review is still fresh in the public mind,
and needs no recapitulation at this time.
Suffice it to say that every charge originally
preferred against him was proved to be false
that the witnesses for the prosecution con
tradicted their own previous testimony on
all material points and that the court was
satisfied that one if not two of the officers
who testified before the court martial had
perjured themselves. Not only wa9 it proved
that the charges were fa'se, but ii was fur
ther established that in every emergency
Gen. Porter had conducted himself in a sol
dierly manner and had won the regard of all
with whom he was associated for his sagaci
ty, bravery and patriotism. With such an
array of evidence, all of it unimpeachable
and disinterested, the court of review could
do nothing besides what it did, render a
auanimous judgment that the findings of
the first court martial were erroneous and
ought to be reversed. The men who gave
this judgment are officers whose honor or
whose impartiality no man will dare im
Now, after the lapse of several months, we
reoeive the intelligence that "many Republi
cans" |have expressed disapproval of the
vv^^-^m-^^!^!!^^^^ 30 IPS1
and have prevailed
upon "the Pr^jlQenHl*TO disapprove of them.
What in the name of Heaven has partisan
ship got to do with snch a case Is it a
party question whether a man shall suffer
unjustly or whether his good name shall be
upheld or nof Is any party question in
volved in a purely judicial decisiona decis
ion that involves what is dearer to man than
lifehis honor So monstrous a proposi
tion was never before promulgated in an
intelligent and civilized community.
We do not know, nor do we care, whether
Gen. Porter ia a Democrat or a Republican.
We presume that, like other army officers, he
pays little attention to party politics. Yet
the infamous conduct of Mr. Hayes in dis
approving of a strictly judicial deoiaion at
the diotation of partisan malignity onght to
awaken the indignation of every honest
citizen. It has but one parallel in history.
It is related briefly in the book of bookB
Pilate saith unto them, "What shall I do then
with Jesus, which is called Christ?" They all
say unto him. "Let htm be cruoitjed." And the
governor said, "Why! what evji hath he done?"
-_--, :J _-__._* th __*_*, saying **T_.f<p>"Let hm
But the crie_d out more hiim
be crucified." When Pilate saw that he could
prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was
made, he took water, and washed his hands
before the multitude, saying, "I am innocent
of the blood of this JUST PERSON: see ye to it."
Jeans was tried before Pilate and was
found guiltless, yet, consenting to the clamor
of the populace, the judge gave him over to
be crucified. Gen. Porter was tried before
a court of Mr. Hayes' own selection and
pronounced innocent, yet Hayes, obedient to
the clamor of a despicable and dishonored
party, has consented to continuing hipa in
dishonor. When the two transactions are
compared, that of Pilate stands forth bril
liant with a noble manhood, while that of
Hayes sinks far below the level of the most
cruel and abject wretch that history consigns
to universal execration.
"The case seems to have become one of
politics, and not military evidence." _Weare
glad of it. If the Republican party, in ad-'
dition to its already heavy load of infamies,
can endure this crowning shame, the Democ
racy can. But in the name of outraged
justice and our common humanity, we pro
test against so detestable an exhibition of
THE SOUTHERN MINNESOTA
Sale of the Controlling: Interest to the Mil
waukee St. Paul CompanyExtending
There have been for months past rumors
that the Milwaukee & St. Paul company had
purchased or was about to purchase the South
ern Minnesota road. Daring the last few days
these rumors have assumed tangible form.
Consequently, upon finding among the arrivals
at the Merchants last night S. S. Merrill, _of
the Milwaukee & St. Paul road,
and P. M. Myers and^ J. C. Eas
ton of the Southern Minnesota, a GLOBE
envoy proceeded to investigate. Messrs. Eaaton
and Myers were readily found and the desired
information freely given. These gentlemen
stated that there was some $1,700,000 of com-*
mon stock of the Southern Minnesota road,
and that the majority of this stock had been
purchased by the Milwaukee & St. Paul com
pany. There is no preferred stock, but there
is a bonded indebtedness on the eastern end
of twenty-two thousand dollars per mile,
and upon the western end some nine
thousand dollars. The road ia now in
the hands of the bondholders, with an ami
cable agreement with the stockholders, that by
paying up all arrears and interest the stock
can take possession, and that such payment
must be made by the 1st of January, 1883.
The Milwaukee company have, at present,
simply secured control of the stock, and will
perfect their title in the future. This practi
ca'ly gives the control of the road to the Mil
waukee company, but no ohauge is to be made
in the management or working operations of
In regard to the extension of the line these
gentlemen siy it will be pushed to the western
boundary of the State very rapidly, and prob
ably reach there by September. There is some
delay owing to the necessity of bridging the
Des Moines river at Jackson, but that will be
completed by the 20th of June, and they will
then commence to lay iron at the rate of a
mile and a half per day. They
also expect to build thirty miles into
Dakota territory this year, but that
will have to be done by another company, as
the present orgauization is only empowered to
go to the State line.
These gentlemen expressed some surprise at
the movement of the St. Paul & Sioux City
company in building a line from Heron lake
to the Missouri river, as the two tracks will
ruu parallel to each other and only two or
three miles apart. They Bay, however, that
this will make no difference with the Southern
Minnesota plans, except to hasten the work.
Mr. Myers declares that be will have more men
at work than have ever been seen before on
the same length of road.
The Edict Has Gone forth That He Must
Ran fr Governor of OhioKoth Sher
man and Hayes Tronpled in Spirit at the
[Washington Special (May 26) to Cincinnati
If John G. Thompson has any authority
to speak for Alien G. Thurman, all doubt is
removed as to his intentions to become a
candidate for the Democratic nomination.
Jongee does not mince matters. He says it
is the intention of the Ohio Democrats to
nominate Thurman, that he must not de
cline, and that, moreover, he will not.
"But, Mr. Thompson," queried your cor
respondent, "can I say absolutely in my dis
patches to the Enquirer to-night that Sen
ator Thurman will accept the Democratic
"You may," added Thompson, "and, more
over, make the statement as emphatic as the
English language can make it."
I called on Secretary Sherman to-day. He
gave me an audience at once, and without
any ado I plunged forthwith into the Ohio
situation. Seemingly the secretary was
more than pleased to discuss the proba
"Do you think," said he, "that Senator
Thurman will permit his name to be used
before the Democratic convention?"
I replied that 1 had every reason to believe
that he would, and that, moveover, his
friends were already hard at work to make
his nomination a probability. The an
nouncement rather seemed to nonplus him
more than it pleased him. This he did not
evince by word of mouth, but his counte
nance indicated that he had evidently count
ed Thurman out of the race, and the possi
bility of his being in it not only surprised
but grieved him.
Leaving Secretary Sherman's office, I met
Governor Tom Young, and walked over to
the White House with him, The President
was at lunch. Young Scott Hayes, the soul
of animation, was playing a game of solitaire
with a base-ball in the private reception
room. Presently- the President came in with
a full stomach, and in the best possible good
nature. Governor Young got some little
matter attended toan office, I wot not what
Mr. Presideni,I have good reason to believe
that the Democrats propose to place Judge
Thurman in nomination.
For a moment the President said nothing.
The assertion seemed to strike him with
surprise. His face was a stonya cross be
tween one worried and one laboring under
the feeling that some pet plan had been
brushed aside. Then, turning to your cor
respondent, he asked if Senator Thurman
was seriously considered a candidate. I told
the President that his name was used in con
nection with the Democratic nomination
and that certainly neither the Senator nor
his personal friends took, pains to deny it,
but rather encouraged the use of his name.
Again the President assumed a studious
mood, when Senator Lamar came into the
room, relieved the President of his abstrac
tion, and abruptly terminated the interview.
The decided impression, however, was made
upon the mind of your correspondent that
Judge Thurman's nomination was a con
tingency not calculated upon, and was also
one which, to say the least, did not please
the President any more than itdid Secretary
THIS ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBE, THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 29 1879.
Address to the Cathollo Clergy and Laity
In His BehalfHis Indebtedness Placed
at a Million and a Half DoUars. 5,
NEW YORK, May 28.Address of his eminence,
Cardinal McOloaky, the archbishop and bishops
assembled in New York, May 26,1879, in behalf
of Archbishop Purcell:
To the clergy and laity of the Catholic church
throughout the United StatesVenerable and
beloved brethren: In addressing you concern
ing the financial embarasamentof the most
reverend archbishop of- Cincinnati, it is not
our intention to appeal to Sympathies which
we know are already sufficiently aroused. The
facts of the case have touched all hearts with
an eloquence that needs no enforcement.
Neither is it our intention to pass any verdict,
whether of blame or of vindication, on the
cause* which have led to this deplorable state
of things. No one needs tone assured that the
integrity of venerable Archbishop Purcell is
above reproach or suspicion, and it would serve
no practical purpose to enter into any discus
sion of the administration of his business.
And we desire that it should be most dis
tinctly understood that our present action ia
no recognition of any obligation resting on the
Catholic clergy or people of the United States
to assume any responsibility in regard to the
debts of any ecclesiastical person or body
whatever, that may at any time be insolvent or
embarrassed. The Catholic church in the
United States forms no corporate organization.
Eaoh uiooese is responsible for its own finan
cial administration. Nor do we even in the
present case, assume any responsibility what
ever, or in any way engage ourselves to dis
charge the indebtedness, or any portion of it.
Burdened as all our dioceses and parishes are,
either with debts of their own or with Worksof
charity and religion to be carried on, or to be
inaugurated, any such action would* be evi
dently rash and unwarrantable.
Neither do we intend that our action on the
present case Bhall stand as a precedent for the
future. It would be an injustice to ourselves
and our successors, and to all ecclesiastical
debtors and creditors, that any such expecta
tion should be entertained. Our procedure is
one of charity, of willingness to assist Arch
bishop Purcell and to second the efforts of his
own clergy, and is for the present case alone.
All this being distinctly understood, we now
proceed to lay before you the results of our
deliberations. At a meeting called by his emi
nence Cardinal McOloskey, and held at'his
residence on the evening of May 26, were pres
ent all the archbishops and bishops who had
assisted at the dedication el the new
cathedral, with the exception of a
very few whom duties had called
from the city before the mating, a letter was
read from Cardinal Simeoni, prefect of the
propaganda in Rome, expressing his gratifica
tion at the evidence already given of the will
ingness of the Catholics of the United States
to come to the aid of the venerable archbishop
of Cincinnaei in his great distress, and giving
earnest encouragement to the same. A state
ment was then read by Bev. Dr. Callaghan,
secretary of Archbishop Purcell, showing,
from figures of the assignee, the real amount
of liabilities, assets and surplus indebtedness,
and the measures that had already been taken
and might now be counted on towards arriving
at a practical solution.
Here follows a statement of the asaeU and
liabilities, and the addres3 continues as fol
Accepting a payment of fifty per cent, as a
basis of settlement to which creditors are dis
posed to come when they are assured of pay
ment of the remainder, and making the widest
allowance for the doubtful character of a por
tion of the notes, the payment of which is not
counted on at all, it will be seen that the in
debtedness of the Archbishop of Cincinnati
will be reduced to a million and a half dollars.
While the Catholic clergy and laity of the
whole country are moving in the unity of Cath
olio faith and charity to the^aid of the dio
cese of Cincinnati, the faithful of
that diocese will be inspired without doubt to
do a most generous part in relieving their good
Archbishop of bis heavy burden. In
the past we know that they have not been idle.
Their great zeal and courage in the calamity
that has fallen, upon their diocese are well
known and deserve all praise. Many of the
more wealthy have subscribed $1,000. Con
gregational and individual donations have
amounted to tens of thousands of dollars. Com
mittees have been organized to relieve the suf
fering creditors. Diocesan debt societies are
multiplying from day to day to hasten the ex
tinction of the debt. What has been done in
the past is a bright omen of successful work in
the future. The co-operation of all the Catho
lics ef the country will certainly enlarge the
noble spirit the diocese of Cincinnati has al
Sad as is the exhibit here presented, yet the
final figures were received with a sense of re
lief and of hope that the evil may not be ir
redeemable. Especially did we feel encour
agetl te action by the willingness already mani
fested by a portion of the creditors, and con
fidently hoped for in the rest, to arrive at an
honorable and charitable compromise. Had
the condition of thingB been such as was at
first feared, we could have had no courage to
approach an apparently insoluble problem, or
had the creditors shown no willingness to make
the abatements whieh honor and charity dic
tated under the circumstances, we would have
scarce dared to put our hands to a work that
would still be beyond the reach of all prac
God forbid that we or any one should wish
to take advantage of creditors in difficulties that
weigh as heavily on them as on their debtor.
We fully recognize that obligations of justice
are in no way diminished by snch difficulties.
But since the obligations can be met only by
the charity of societies who are in no way re
sponsible for the debt, it is but right that we
should be met half way by the charity and
honor of the creditors, especially as so very
large a proportion of the entire debt consists of
accumulated compound interest.
All this being taken into consideration the
assembled prelates resolved that united action
should bo taken as follows: Each prelate
agrees to have subscription lists opened with
out delay in every parish of his diocese for
special contributions, to be paid at once, or in
installments of five years, one copy of every
suck list, when closed, to be sent to the ordi
nary, and one to be kept by the parish priest
for collection of amounts subscribed in each
parish or mission. There shall also be a col
lection taken up on some Sunday previous to
the first of November this year, by which date
all subscription lists, and amounts subscribed
and collected, shall have been forwarded- to the
ordinary. A central committee have consented
to take charge of all funds thus collected, and
see to their judicious disbursement. This com
mittee will consist of His Eminence, Cardinal
McClosky. Most Rev. J. J. Williams, arch
bishop of Boston, and Very Rev. Wm .Quinn,
vicar-general of New York.
As a substantial proof of the earnestnew of
the assembled prelates, a List was at once made
out of amounts which they personally pledge
themselves to contribute in annual instalments
during five years. The amount pledged by the
prelates is $14,000, and the list headed by Car
dinal McClokey and Archbishops Gibbons and
Williams, with subscriptions of $1,000 each.
This simple statement of fact? is now pre
sented in the firm assurance that sympathy for
the venerable and afflicted archbishop of Cin
cinnati which fills our hearts will be fully
shared in by alt the hierarchy, the clergy aad
people of the Catholic church throughout the
entire country, and that the practical measures
resolved upon and inaugurated will be heartily
received and carried out everywhere.
The most reverend and right reverend pre
lates of the country not present at the meet
ing in Sew York are respectfully and earnestly
reanested to signify to his eminence, Cardinal
McClosky, their willingness to join in this
united action, and to|the reverend clergy and
faithful people throughout the United States
we now jointly address the exhortation whieh
we will urge upon them in our respective dio
ceses, that, they enter with a great heart and a
willing mind into tins noble work of
charity, and that they spare no ef
fort and stop at no sacrifice that may
aid in its success. While again declaring
that it is no obligation of justice that we shall
thus fulfil, we do not forget how sacred axe
the demands of fraternal sympathy and charity
in times of need. They have never been, thus
far, appealed to in vain, and we doubt not
that the special greatness of the present need
will call forth a special manifestation of
Christian beneficence whieh will give edifica
tion to all men and glory to the father of
mercies, besidea pouring balm into
the braised heart of the venerable
prelate who, during the nearly fifty years of
his episcopal oareer ia war midst, has worn for
himself the admiration and affection of all by
the saintUness of his life and- -Blf-t-irinwing
devotedneM of hit seal. May it be oar bapm-
ness to bring consolation and'peace to the last
days of bis earthly sojourning.
Signed in behalf of the aaaembled prelates
and at their request.
JAMBS GIBBOMS, arohbishop*f Baltimore.
JOHN LANCASTER SPAUXOIMO, bishop of
JOHN J. KEANI, bishop of Richmond, com
NEW*YORK, May 28.It is stated Archbishop
Purcell, during bis stay here, baa received
some substantial contributions. Eugene Kelly,
the well known banker, James Lynch, Mr.
Hognet, of the Emigrant savings bank, and
others have sent him checks. It ia said on
good authority that the venerable prelate has
received more than $100,000.
Died from His InjuriesVisit from the
PremierEli PerkinsThe Suffering In
[Special Telegram to the Globe.]
WINNIPEG, Man., May 28.Charles Hodgson,
of St. Andrews, who shot himself the other
day, died yesterday.
It is stated that Sir John A. MacDonald,
premier of the Dominion, will shortly visit
An expedition started to-day to explore the
Peace river region.
It is expected that Eli Perkins will lie to
"this community next week if he can get any
one to listen to him.
Advices from the far west state that the
Crecs and Blackfeet Indians, to the south of
Fort Edmonton, have suffered much from hun
ger during the past winter. They are at pres
ent well behaved, bat restless and disposed to
complain of their treatment by the govern
ment. No fear is felt of trouble while the In
dians near the boundary line are quiet.
The Manitoba legislature resumed its ad
journed session yesterday.
St. Paul Parties Awarded Large Contracts.
NEW YORK, May 28.At the office of the com
missioner of Indian affairs the following
awards were made: P. H. Kelly, St. Paul,
Minnesota, 260,000 pounds of corn 'at fifty
three cents per bushel, and 490,000 pounds at
fifty-six cents per bushel A. O. Davis, 8t. Paul,
1.115,000 pounds at fifty-seven cents W. R.
Merriam, St. Paul, 842 barrels of mess ipork at
$10.47 P. H. Kelly, St. Paul, fifty barrels at
$ 10 Royal baking powder company, New York
53,515 pounds of baking powder.
Held fev TrialHeavy Storm of Bain.
[Special Telegram to the Globe.]
WINONA, Minn., May 28.Benjamin Lewis
Olay, a young negro, better known as "Gin-
ger," a well known character here, was to-day
sent to jail until next term of court on a charge
of burglarizing Eckert's variety store and steal
ing money and cigars.
A very heavy rain storm prevailed through
out this part of the State, lasting until noon
funeral of Wm Lloyd Garrison.
BOSTON, May 28.There was a thoroughly
representative gathering at the funeral of Wm.
Lloyd Garrison, which took place at First
church, Roxbury, at 2:30 this afternuon. The
building was crowded and many were unable
to procure admission. The floral decorations
were offerings of individuals and not exces
sively elaborate. The order of exercises was
as follows: Reading of scriptures by Samuel
May hymn, "Christmas," by Handel address
by Lucy Stone address by Rev. Samuel John
son hymn, "Lennox address by Teo. D.
Wells hymn, "Amsterdam address by Wen
dell Phillips. The choir was composed ef a
colored quartet and the musical selections
were designated by Mr. Garrison before his
death. Pall bearers: Wendell Phillips. Oliver
Johnson, Chas. L. Mitchell, Bobt. L. Wolcot,
Samuel May Tbeo. D. Weld, Samuel E. Bewail,
Lee L. Bewail and Lewis Hayden.
Baptist Mission Work.
SARATOGA, N. T., May 28.At the opening of
the Baptist Mission Union, Bev. Dr. Sage re
ported on the missions on China and Japan.
He felt muoh cause for thankfulness at the
progress the work made in Siam and Southern
China progressed well. In Japan success had
been so great that the Baptists should be en
osuraged. Push the work energetically and
re-enforce the workers. Report accepted and
Bev. R. E. Nightsor, returned missionary
from Assam, made a verbal report of the work
there. The record of baptism in 1878 showed
the increase would be about one third.
J. D. Candee, chairman of committee on
finance, reported that Baptists only contributed
$250,000 to missionary wosk last year. There
is a debt which should be paid to aid the pray
ers. We must pay for missions less or pay
more. He asked for 20 per cent, increase in
contributions. Report adopted. Adjourned.
An Improtant Railroad Salt.
PITTSBURGH, May 28.In the United* States
circuit court the arguments in the cases of the
Central Railroad company of New Jersey vs.
The Junction Railroad company and Pennsl
vania Railroad company, are being heard by
Judge McKennan. The Junction railroad con
nects with the Philadelphia & Reading railroad
at Belmont, and with the Baltimore &Obio
railroad at Gray's Ferry. The Baltimore &
Ohio have proposed to send their cars over the
Junction road to reach New York. The North
Pennsylvania, Delaware & Bound Brook, and
Jersey Central Railroad company propose to
do a similar business over the Junction road,
but the Pennsylvania refuse to allow the ears
to pass through their yards, in which a half
I mile of the Junction track lies. The action ia
brough to re)ltra
defendants from inter-
[Before Judge Wilkin.
EL B. Claffiin A Co. vs. The Lorillard Insur
ance company. On trial.
[Before Judge Brill.
George W. Wentworth vs. A. Allen. Con
tinued to June 6.
Irmine Geis vs. Wm. Geis. Order to show
esuse to be heard Saturday.
Probate Court. i
fn the matter of the estate of George'Culver,
deceased. Inventory and appraisement filed.
In the matter of the estate of Hiram J. Tay
lor, aeceased. Administrator's bond filed and
approved letters issued.
In the matter of the estate of Morris Lam
prey, deceased petition for license to sen per
sonal estate. Order made granting-petition.
in the matter of the estate ef James J. Duffy,
deceased. Hearing on petition for letters of
administration. Adjourned to May 29, at 10
o'clock A. M.
rBefore Judge Flint.
The city vs. Barbara Reynolds, disorderly
house Given until June 2d to pay fine.
The city vs. Oonrad Schatz, disorderly con
duct committed for seven days.
The city vs. Margaret Schatz, disorderly
conduct acquitted and discharged.
The city vs. Robert Dowse, disorderly con
duct reprimanded and discharged.
John Ahern vs. Maxfield ft Co. action for
goods sold. Continued until June 2.
John Dier vs. A. Jordon action for wages.
Hearing reset for June 4th at 10 A.
The Issue Military One. if
The issue is thus made a military one, and
the party, speaking through the President
declares its deliberate purpose to be to con
trol tb elections with the army of the United
States. The people of the oountry are all
ready to meet an issue of that kind without
any further preparation. They are not yet
so sunt in apathy, much lees in a fondness
for being governed rather than of governing
themselves, to remain silent when the Presi
dent thus boldly arraigns them for incapa
city to oondnct their own deottons.
[SPEC-AIXY REPORTED FOB THE DAILY GLOBE.
Bald by Tramps Three Hotels and a
Grocery Store Broken IntoOne of the
Burglars Believed to be Wounded.
Special Telegram to the Globe.]
MANKATO, May 28.Burglars broke into three
hotels and a grocery and saloon between 13 and
2 o'clock this morning. In eaoh case the door
was broken open with chisels secured from
Hilesheim's wagon shop. They were dis
covered by the proprietor of the grocery, who
started in pursuit, and found them breaking
into a saloon. He fired three shots, and they
returned with five. It is supposed that be
wounded one of them in the arm, aa two men
were seen an hour or two after answering the
description of the thieves and one bad a coat
sleeve empty, the total amount secured was
between $18 and 24 and a watch. Parties in
the city are being shadowed.
pr S V^ls
General Intelligence. ,',i
MAMKATO, May 28,1879.It rain* almost con
tinually, yet the roads are apparently in good
condition, judging from the number of farm
ers in the city daily.
The masons have commenced building the
brick veneering to the Whitrock cooper shop.
Miss L. Ingram opens a select school on June
1st, and I_l C. Lord on the 9th, yet the little
folks appreciate it not.
The grand jury was in session five days and
found but three bills. This is the smallest
number given for a number of terms.
The Winona and St. Peter railroad has bad
their track on the levee, between Main and
Mulberry streets, torn up and removed, as well
as the trestle at the foot of Mulberry.
The Review has broken ground for an addi
tion to its present building, to be used as an
engine room. The intention is to have press
room, composing room, job department and
sanctum and engine room all on a level.
Last Saturday the tree on which John
Campbell was hung was cut down. This has
been carefully guarded for years, but parties
living in the vicinity complained that it was
rotten and unsafe, and it had to go down.
Nine wolf scalps were brought to the audi
tor yesterday three by one man and six by an
other. Owing to the trouble the auditor has
had in detecting young wolf scalps from young
fox the county board at their last meeting
passed a resolution that the animal was to be
Murray's dramatic company has been adver
tised to come here, and Robert Chambers sold
somewhere near $175 worth of re
served seat tickets. On Tuesday the
rumor was current that they could not come.
Later advices are that they will be here on the
30th as advertised.
A little strip of paper, with \he heading
"stop thief," and signed "Midnight," created
quite a Btir on the street yesterday. It was an
anonymous attack on the council for their laek
of action on the bridge across the river at this
point, and accusing them of underhand deal
ing in regard to the same.
On Tuesday the jubilation over the passing
of the S. M. railroad into the hands of the M.,
St. P. & C. was very conspicuous in the city,
and we think it is not confined to a few ot the
people. The Winona & St. Peter and St. Paul
& Stillwater have by their actions made the
business men of the city to a great extent go
over the Central road, and as this goes with
the Southern Minnesota the probabilities are
that they will not be quite so stiff-necked in
their dealings with this city in the future.
Tuesday night a maBs meeting of the citi
zens was held at the Opera bouse to cast about
for means to make headway on the bridge ques
tion. The meeting came to order a ith ex
Mayor Wiswell in the chair and J. C. Wise sec
retary. Several gentlemen, desirous of airing
theiroratorica powers and makiner a display
of their bad grammar, took thefloorand pro
ceeded to say nothing. Mr. Barney took the
floor and in his remarks said that the chairman
of the bridge commitiee and the city council
had been dallying along and doing things in a
very unbusinesslike mannerthat they want
ed to give up the matter before they had done
anything, not even found oat what it would
actually cost to put a bridge over the river at
the locat'on decided upon by a vote of the peo
ple. At the foot of Main street was, in his
opinion, the only place for it.
He was followed by Mr. J. A. Willard with a
motion that the city council be instructed to
advertise for proposals and specifications,
whieh motion was, after some further discus
sion, unanimously adopted by the meeting.
To-morrow evening the High school hold
their closing exercises, at 7:30 o'clock, at the
Opera House, A great deal of time has been
spent and trouble taken to make them inter
esting. Below is the programme for the even
Music "Hark, the Song of Jubilee."
Declamation, "Pleasures of Knowledge"..
Essay, "Onward" W. L. Comstook.
Essay, "Manias" Perone Church.
Essay, "Liberty" Wykoff Clark.
Music Duet, "When from Thee Severed."
Declamation, "The Diver" Ed. Swan.
Essay, "Salt, Real and Figurative"
Essay, "Rocks on whioh Republics Split,"
Reading, "Mother and Poet". .Emma Fletcher.
Declamation, "Extraordinary". .Sherman Day.
Music "We'll have to Mortgage the Farm."
Essay, "Bubbles" Edward Martin.
Essay, "Tramps" Clara Roberts.
EHsay, "Stepping Stones" May Woleben.
Recitation, "The Last Heir"
Minnie Van Blaroum.
Music Instrumental Duet.
Presentation of diplomas and address to the
Music "I will Call Upon the Lord
Graduates: Willard L. Comstock, Wykoff
W.Clark, Arthur Haynes, Edward Martin,
Perone Church, Minnie Faddis, Clara Roberts,
Domestic Tragedy in Texas.
Marshall Special (May 26) to Galveston News.]
Mrs. Allen, a widow* daughter of Mrs.
Angell, within the last few days consented
to marry Wm. Wilkeson, for six years and
at present engineer of the stationary engine
in the railway shops. Ten o'clock this morn
ing was the hour set for the ceremony, but
Wilkeson was warned that John Angell,
aged 35, brother of Mrs. Allen, was pre
pared to prevent the marriage. Wilkeson
received word this morning from Mrs. Allen
that her mother and brother opposed the
match and that the ceremony had better be
postponed. Wilkeson went to Mrs. Augell's
and had a friendly talk with John Angell,
and when speaking with Mrs. Allen in the
back door of the house Angell came at him
with a shot-gun and fired, but Wilkeson ad
vanced, turned the muzzle aside as the gun
went off, and wrenched the weapon out of
his bands. Angell retreated, and getting a
pistol advanced again by way of the kitchen,
on the right of the back door of the house.
Wikeson, seeing this maneuver, fired the re
maining barrel of the gun, and slightly
wounded in the back young Bob Hill, a
nephew of Mrs. Allen. Angell and Wilkeson
then fought with pistols through the back
yard and on the street, when Angell received
a shot through the stomach, and is dying.
Wilkeson received a shot through the left
wrist. A few years ago John Angell was
convicted of killing Casey Harris, but was
pardoned by the Governor.
Montreal Bank Failure.
MONTREAL, May 28.The Mechanics' bank
has suspended payment. The refusal of
Mason's bank to extend farther accommoda
tion are the reasons for the failure. The sub
scribed capital $194,000 note circulation
$170,000 deposits $250,000 other liabilities
$12,000. The asset* are set down as follows
bills discounted $42,000 overdue debts $170,-
000 real estate and other assets $120,000.
DAILY WEATHER BULLETIN J^
OFFICE OF OBSERVATION, SIGNAL CORPS, D. 8. A.
INOERSOLL FLOCK, THIRD STREET,
ST. PAUL, MINN.
Observations taken at the same moment of
time at all station!!.
Meteorological Record, May 28,1879,9*6 p. it.
Bar. Ther. Wind. Weather.
Fort Garry 29.61
St. Paul 49.64
Bar. Ther. ReL Ham. Wind.
89.758 67.5 87.7 SE.
.Amount of rainfall, 1.16 maximum ther
mometer, 78 minimum thermometer, 66.
%t "S. "3^ W. B. Gnome,
5 Private Signal Corps,
A Split in the Banks Upon tfae Money
Question and a Delegation Withdrawn
The Political legislation of the Majority
in Congress EndorsedNominations, Bte.
DE MOINES, May 28.The Greenbackers met
here in State convention, at 12 v., and after
organizing and appointing the usual commit
tees, teok arecess to 2 p. M.
Upon reassembling John Porter was made
permanent President. The committee on cre
dentials reported thirty out of ninety-nine
counties unrepresented, and a number of dele
gations unfilled. By discussion the fact was
developed that two elements were present the "J
straight greenback, in favor of paying bonds
in legal tender notes, and an element in favor
of paying them in gold, salver, or legal tender
Interesting Figures Presented to the An
niversary Meeting of the Publication So-
cietyNeeds for the FutureProposed
Revision of the Catechism.
SARATOGA, May 28.The American Baptist
society held its fifty-fifth anniversary this after
noon. The abstract of the annual report was
read. At the close of last year the society had
a debt of $20,OCO. By various efforts in Janu
ary $19,420 was collected and the balance has
been covered by private subscription. Total
receipts, business [and missionary
departments, $333,413, being $30,800
over last year $5,700 was donated by
churches and received from investments of
I funds for missionary work. Total issues of
the society since 1824,107,500,000 books, tracts
and periodicals. During the year the society's
corporteurs visited 650,000 fam.lies. All mis
sionaries appointed since 1867 are strictly mis
sionary and have organized 4,000 Sunday
schools. Among the wants are $10,000 to be
invested, income to be used for the distribu
tion of bibles among the colored people, and a
like sum for the permanent fund.
Rev. Dr. Osborne presented this:
WHEREAS, The Southern Baptist convention
appreciating the importance of catcbistical in
struction of the people in the fundamental
doctrines of Christianity, has appointed a com
mittee to prepare a catechism, and as the need
of snch instruction is by ne means sectional,
and it is eminently,desirable that our doctrinal
teachings be uniform therefore
Resolved, That the board of thin society be
and is hereby instructed to proffer co-operation
with said committee, and that the board be
authorized to appoint a committee, if after
correspondence it is deemed advisable to co
operate with a committee of the Southern
convention that such catechism when pub
lished may be approved, endorsed and recom
mended for use throughout (he whole land.
This resolution caused an animated discus
sion, during which it was stated that the
catechisms now iu use are tooobstruse and
otherwise unsuitable. Resolution passed.
THE NEGRO EXODUS.
Hayes Correcting the Lying Statements of
WASHINGTON, May 28.The declared inten
tion to proceed with chartered boats to remove
negroes from the Mississippi Valley under the
alleged advice and promised protection of the
President, created much indignation among
the members of the Mississippi and Louisiana
delegations. Several members representing
these delegations have called on the President
since the publication of the Conway interview,
and protested against the use made ef his
name in the matter. The President, however,
assured those calling upon him in connection
with the affair that he had not advised any one
to make such movements.
Representatives King, Ellis and Gibson, of
Louisiana, to-day, in conversation with Presi
dent Hayea on the subject, represented to him
that from the report of his declarations with
regard to the exodus, the impression would be
created that he (the President) favored the exo
dus, and would extend government aid in fur
therance of it. The reply of the President
was, in substance, that nothing whatever had
transpired in his interview which could bear
such a construction. His only declaration was
that navigation of the Mississippi river should
be five and must remain unmolested. The
President expressed the opinion that'
while any citizen, white or colored, had
a perfect right to migrate from one portion of
the country to another, it would certainly be
unfortunate for large masses of colored people
to preoeed to any one particular section of
country, and if they saw fit to remove, it
would, in his opinion, be better if they could
be generally settled throughout the entire
oountry. He expressed no opinion ae to the
policy or wisdom of the recent Southern exo
Upon being informed by Mr. King that an
impression was being conveyed among the col
ored people of hiB district that the government
would help them in migrating westward, the
President said there was no foundation what
ever for tbe circulation of such an idea. He
regarded the story as being unfortunate, inas
much aa it might tend to mislead those con
I ^rff} Weather To-Day.
WASHINGTON, May 29, 1 A. .Indications
for upper Mississippi and lower Muweuri val
leys, falling barometer, increasing southeast to
southwest winds, warmer, partly cloudy or
cloudy weather and rain areas accompanying
local storms, followed in the latter and possi
bly in the former hy rising barometer and
cooler west or north winds.
The Illinois Central railr.iad stockholders, at
a meeting yesterday, re-elected all the old of
ficers except Constantine Menales, who is suc
ceeded by W. Bayard Cutting.
Three seamen of the schooner Mary A.
Wifuam, which arrived at New York yesterday
from Miragoud, died of yellow fever on the
notes. Tae latter rarty prevailed, and ther
eupon the Wapello county delegation withdrew
from the union"
The platform adopted sets forth that
grieveous wrongs have been perpetrated upon
the masses of the people by those to whom have
been delegated the power of government, rspeo
ially by limiting the legal tender quality ef
the governmet to national bank corporations
by changing government bonds into coin bonds
payable in gold, and by converting the non
interest bearing circulating medium into an
interest bearing debt, thus causing a shrink
age of values, depression of business, etc. The
platform further denounces resumption, and
declares public money has been wasted in
enormous land grants and exorbitant salaries.
It declares the government alone must issue
money in an amount to be constitutionally
fixed on aper capita basis.
That government bonds must be called in
and paid in full legal tender money.
That national banks of issue must be abol
ished and greenbacks supplant their issues.
That the silver dollar be coined without
Endorses the arrearage of pension bill and
Declares that while execrating the outrages
upon union soldiers during the war in South
ern prison pens, the violence of partisan spirit
in Congress should be condemned, as it seeks
to revive the dead issues of the past while con
spiring against and refusing to provide meas
ures of relief for the present.
Declares in favor of an honest, nnintimi
dated ballot and lair count.
That the salaries of public officials be re
duced 25 to 50 per cent, from the President
That the strictest economy be practiced and
officials be held to a strict account.
Commends all means for suppression of in
Approves the stand taken by the Iewa Green
back representatives in Congress, and especially
endorses Weaver and Gillette in their contest
with the combined opposition of both the old
The nominees of this invention are can
didates of the party, and the platform refuses
to recognize the right of any one to change or
alter the ticket except in case of death, when
neither Democrats nor Republicans shall be
placed on the ticket to fill vacancies.
The other resolutions were of a local charac
Daniel Campbell, of Grant county, was
nominated for governor. Recess till evening.
For Lieutenant Governor, W. H. Moore, of
Dubuque. For Supreme Judge, W. H. Jones,
of Davis. For Superintendent, J. A. Nash, of
At the night session Mr. Farnsworth. of
Winneshiek, member of one of Brick Pome
rey's clubs, on the refusal of the convention to
endorse Pomeroy's Chicago platform withdrew
from the body and asked the rest of the dele
gates to follow him. His andseveral other del
egations thereupon left the hall. The conven
tion, after listening to a number of speeches,