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OEM. MANTEUTTBL'S mission to Warsaw is
said to have no relation to the present com
plications between the two countries, bnt he
la charged with the arrangement of diffiouU
ties growing out of the treaty of Berlin. The
arbiter of the present troubles will undoubt
edly be the sword.
AMEBIOANS traveling in Switzerland this
year are having pretty hard luck. Almost
every week we hear of some one from this
country falling over a precipice and being
dashed to pieces. The residents of Ameri
can cities are not very well qualified for
climbing glaoiers. They would be far safer
in the valleys than on the Alps.
THE gentleman to whom the premiership
of Austria was offered by the emperor, Ba
ron Haymerle, is reluotant to accept the po
sition on account of his lack of parlia
mentary experience. Such a plea in this
country would be regarded as prima facie
evidence of insanity, for it is not of record
that any man, no matter how ignorant of
publio affairs, has ever refused political
preferment by reason of his want of ca
pacity. ,__ _^_
EMPLOYEES generally, and very properly,
too, objeot to workingmen combining to in
crease wages and control the business of
their employers, but what can they expect
when they themselves Bet the example?
The telegraph informs us that the coal
companies of Pennsylvania have just formed
a combination for the purpose of raising
the price of that article of fuel. If corpo
rations desire their employes to be just,
they must set a tte example.
IT is to be regretted that Hon. Alex. Mit
ohell's private engagements will not permit
of his acceptance of the Democratic nom
ination for governor of Wisconsin. His
name is a tower of strength, and he would
undoubtedly carry the State if he should
run. Some other man will have to take the
place. Among the names mentioned are
Gens. Bragg and Bouek, Daniel L. Wells,
of Milwaukee, and Mayor John Black, of
the same city. All are good men and popu
lar among the people, though neither is as
strong as Mr. Mitchell.
THERE is a very complicated quarrel on
foot in Texas. The city of Houston, in pur
suance of the laws of the United States,
quarantined against Galveston, whereat
the people of Galveston were irate. The
United States officers, seconded by the gov
ernor of the State, commanded that the
quarantine be raised. Houston refused.
Thereupon a train was loaded with passen
gers and United States marshals, and, armed
with a telegram from Gov. Roberts, started
to raise the blockade. All who interfered
with them were arrested, but on arrival at
Houston the marshals and train men were
placed under arrest, and required to give
bonds. What the outcome will be no one
can tell. It is a case where a municipal cor
poration defies the United States and State
authorities combined, but is backed by fed
TILDEN AND FIELD.
The attempt of Mr. Cyrus W. Field to
cast odium on Mr. Samuel J. Tilden on ac
count of some business transactions, and
the attempts of some newspapers to give a
political turn to the matter are equally con
temptible. The gist of the whole affair may
be briefly summarized. It appears that when
the elevated railway was being constructed
in New York there was little faith among
capitalists in its sucoesa. Even Mr. Field
acknowledges that he was fearful of the re
sult, and as he was heavily burdened with
the stock of the company, and would be
ruined if the enterprise proved a failure, he
endeavored to unload. He made several un
successful attempts, but finally induoed Mr.
Tilden to take a portion of the burden off
his shoulders at the rate of fourteen cents
on the dollar. The road was oompleted and
proved a success, and the stock rose in the
market unpreoedentedly fast, and was
soon at a premium. Mr Tilden
seeing the ohanoe to realize upon his invest
ment, sold bis stock when the market was
highest, and profited, according to Mr.
Field and other authorities, to the extent of
a round million of dollars. Mr. Field hap
pened to be in Europe at the time, and
when he returned was greatly incensed at
Mr. Tilden'8 oonduct.
To the majority of men, who recognize
the right of a man to do what he will with
his own property, this oomplaining on the
part of Mr. Field will appear childish. He
does not claim that Mr. Tilden was under
any obligation, legal or moral, to hold his
stock twenty-four hours longer than he
ohoee. Any good business man would have
seized the opportunity which Mr. Tilden did
to sell his stock at a large advance upon the
prioe paid. It was simply a business trans
action, for which the gentleman named is
deserving of neither praise nor blame. It is
probable that Mr. Field desired Mr. Tilden
to retain his interest in the road on account
of the increased value his name as a large
stockholder would give to the securities of
the company, but if Mr. Tilden did not wish to
remain, Mr. Field had no right to compel
bim to do so, nor yet has he the right to
abuse him beaanae ot bis determination to
step down and bnt of the concern when he
could do BQ at a good profit.
The attempt of a few Republican news
papers who fear Mr. Tilden and are anxious
to kill him off as a Presidential oandidate to
give the affair a a political bent is laughable.
How a transaction in stocks can injure a man
it is hard to discover. True, several states
men have been killed by stock transactions
-Cfekes Amea, Bill King, Schuyler Colfax,
James G. Blaine and others, for ^-*rnnr
but the nature of their dicker was different
from the one in question. The deceased
statesmen did not purchase their shares, bat
received them as bribes. Mr. Tilden bought
his shares just as any other man dealing in
railway securities does daily, and we have
yet to see the slightest trace of dishonorable
oonduct in the transaction. To endeavor to
make political capital ef such an affair is
contemptible and will help the New York
statesman more than it will harm him.
A NEW OUTLET TO THE SEA.
Eastern papers oonvey the information
that artioles of incorporation have just been
signed in New York by a new railroad oom
pany for the purpose of building a line of
railway from Marquette, on Lake Superior,
to the Straits of Mackinac. This, added to
the construction of a few miles of road on
this side of Ontonagon would fill the gap in
a great northern railway line having St. Paul
for its terminus, and gives the people of
Minnesota another outlet for their products
to the seaboard, independent of the existing
monopolies that are profiting* so much from
our trade and doing so little for our otty and
State. The route is said to be practicable
in every respect, passing through a territory
rich in mineral deposits and admirably fitted
for agricultural purposes. The road will
be about two hundred miles in
length, and from the date of its
completion will be a paying enter
prise. The products of the mines at Mar
quette and elsewhere would be enabled to
reach the Eastern markets at all seasons of
the year, instead of only in the summer as
now, while a large portion of the grain crop
of Minnesota, Dakota and Wisconsin would
naturally seek that route as the shortest and
quickest way to market, much preferable on
many accounts to the route around the head
of Lake Michigan.
The advantage to Minnesota of such a road
provided it does not fall into the hands of
the two gigantic corporations that now con
trol the transportation of the Northwest
will be manifest at a glance. The distance
from St. Paul to Mackinac will be but little
greater than from St. Paul to Chicago,
while the former point is more than three
hundred miles nearer the seaboard than
Chicago. The saving in distanoe and in
time, whioh are no slight considerations,will
have a powerful influence upon the
direction our products will take. Then, too
the shipment of grain to Buffalo will not be
delayed in the spring till the opening of the
straits, and in the fall can be continued for
several weeks later from the new transfer
point than from Milwaukee and Chicago.
By this means our dealers and producers
will have the advantage of the low lake
freights for at least six weeks longer than at
present, besides having a shorter distanoe to
cover. The effect will be to largely increase
the value of our wheat product because of
the reduotion of freights to the seaboard.
The organizati- of this new company is
an earnest of better days. Taken in con
nection with the recently organized Wiscon
sin companies whioh propose to connect St.
Paul with Ashland, on Lake Superior, it af
fords a prospect of a choice of routes to the
East and of competition in transportation
that ownot fail to be beneficial. Of course
the existing companies will do all in their
power to head off the new enterprises,
but we feel sure they will not
succeed. The greatest danger to be appre
hended is that after the roads are built they
will fall into the hands of the present com
binations, either by purchase or by the
"pool" arrangement, and that therefore our
people will be cheated of the advantage
arising from competing lines. Those inter
ested in the matter, however, should watch
the progress of events closely, and see that
our interests are fully protected.
The completion of the proposed line
would have another effect of no small im
portance to the business men of Chicago
and Milwaukee. By diverting the grain of
the Northwest from them those cities would
lose millions of dollars annually, and a new
city, of no mean proportions, would be built
up at the Straits. The handling of thirty
to foity millions of bushels of grain annu
ally would furnish employment for thou
sands of persons, while the other business of
the road would give ample employment for
thousands more. The situation of the
place would be commanding, for it would
control the vast trade of an immense area.
Let the road be pushed forward to comple
tion without unnecessary delay.
The Republican mountain was in travail
last night, and what it will Lring forth is a
problem for to-day. The State convention
.which meets this noon bids fair to be the
most exciting contest ever held in the State.
It is fourteen or fifteen years sinoe anything
approximating the present contest has oc
curred in the ranks of the Republican party.
At that time, Marshall, Averill and C. D.
Gilfillan were the respective candidates
for the gubernatorial nomination, but there
was not half a dozen candidates for each of
the remaining positions. There was conse
quently a straight fight on the Governorship,
resulting, after eight hours balloting, in
Marshall being declared the nominee. As
sosn as the Governor was nominated all in
terest in the proceedings ceased and the re
mainder of the ticket was purely hap
hazard. This time there are numerous
candidates for every position, unless it
may be for Railroad Commis
sioner, and when the Governorship is settled
they will only be in the shank of the fight.
This adds to the complication and renders it
exceedingly difficult to make a combination
againBt Pillsbury which will stick.
There seems to be little use of publishing
any further a table of returns. Many of the
figures are merely speculative and will be de
termined by the action of the delegates
themselves in a few hours. We place GOT.
Pillsbury's vote on the first ballot above
ninety, while it requires 109 to nominate.
The only hope of his defeat lies in the union
of all elements of opposition into an anti
Will they thus unite?
ANOTHER STEAL ONF'OOT.
Another scheme to swindle the govern
ment has just been developed at Philadel
phia. It will be remembered that when the
centennial exposition was proposed Congress
granted a loan of a million and a half of dol
lars, to be repaid at the close of the show, if
the receipts would permit it. Tne exposi
tion was a great sucoesa nnancialiy, and the
association was not only able to repay the
loan, but to pay all of its stock, together with
a handsome dividend. But the managers do
not appear to be content with what they
have received, and propose to bleed the gov
ernment still farther. TheyhTwwcertaine
that the revenue derived from customs on
goods imported for exhibition amounted to
the snug little sum of two millions of dol
lars. This, they argoe, has more than re
paid the loan granted by the government,
and hence the million and a half originally
loaned by Congress ought to be repaid to
them. A meeting has been held and com
mittees appointed charged with the doty of
making a raid on Congress at its next session
for the purpose of securing this grant. They
are expected to employ all the arts known to
agents of the lobby for the purpose of ac
complishing their endswill dine and wine
the members of Congress, exert political in
fluence whenever it promises to be of avail,
and if necessary will use money directly for
the purchase of votes. If they succeed, the
stockholders expect to realise at least eighty
per oent. on their investment, in addition to
what they have already reoeiyed.
We trust thi ofaaaky scheme will not, suc
oeed. The loan wa granted by Congress aim
ply to guarantee the association from loss
in an enterprise that was truly national in its
character. The exhibition having been a sno
oeas, the terms of the loan were fulfilled, and
all obligations on the part of the government
oeased. The managerb have no legal or valid
claim upon the government for its restora
tion any more than persons wholly discon
nected with the enterprise have for a gratuity
from the treasury. The .scheme is simply a
barefaced steal without vestige of justice.
There is no more reason why the managers
of this affair should reoeive a gratuity than
that the managers of any of the theatres in
the country should have a like donation.
They have all received back what they in
vested in the scheme, with a goodly rate of
interest, and it would be an outrage upon the
people who pay the taxes for Congress to
grant them a dollar in the wav of farther
remuneration. We have confidence, how
ever, that the plotters will fail in their object,
for we do not believe our present Congress
would consent to suoh an infamous trans
OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Fall Term to Commence Monday Next
Bales Governing- Adm.sslon of Pupils
The publio schools of hi city will open on
Monday, September 8. In all the schools the
session will commence at nine o'clock A. M.,
except in the High sohool, where there will be
one session commencing at half past eight
There will be a meeting of all the teachers at
the assembly room of the High school, on Sat
urday, September 6, at 10 o'clock A. M,
The following extracts from the rules of the
Board of Education for the government of the
schools, in reference to the admission of pupils,
and the boundaries of school districts, are
made for the information of parents:
49. During the first week in each ter u, and
on each Monday, pupils, in all respeots'quali
tied, may enter the schools by applying to the
principal at the school building. Pupils applv
ing for admission for the first time must be
accompanied by a parent or guardian, who
shall give satisfactory evidence that the child
-is six yean old and has been vaccinated.
60. No pupil whose parents or guardian are
not actual residents of the city shall be ad
mitted into any publio sohool without a receipt
from the secretary of the board of education
for the payment of the tuition lee in advance,
and no suoh pupil shall be admitted or retained
in any school when the schoolroom facilities
are only sufficient to accommodate the children
whose parents are residents of the city.
51. The tnition in the respective schools, for
pupils whose parents and guardians are non
residents, sha'l be as follows:
Prim'y & Inter- Grammar
mediate schools. Sohools.
First term $5 00 $6 00
Second term 400 500
Third term 400 500
The first term consists of sixteen weeks, the
second and third term each of twelve weekR.
32. The boundaries or limits of the different
school districts shall be as follows, viz:
$ 8 00
St. Peter street from river to Tenth, along
Tenth to Rice, along Bice to College avenue,
along College avenue extended to Irvine av
enue, along Irvine avenue to Western avenue,
along Western avenue to Pleasant avenue,
along Pleasant ave-.ue to oity limits. The
Tine street school is situated within the limits
of the Jefferson school, and will accommodate
all the pupils of the first and second grades
possible, and the remainder of the pupils of
those grades will attend the Jefferson.
From corner of Rice and College avenne to
Carroll street, along Carroll street to Western
avenue, along Western avenue to Minnehaha
street, along Minnehaha to Rice, along Rice to
Pennsylvania avenne, along Pennsylvania ave
nue to Jackson, along Jackson to Arch, along
Arch to Linden, along Linden extended to Can
ada, along Canada to Pearl, along Pearl to Jack
son, along Jackson to Twelfth, along Twelfth
to Cedar, alongCedar to College avenue, along
College avenne to Bice,
From river up St. Peter to Tenth, along
Tenth to College avenue, along College avenue
to Cedar, along Cedarto Twelfth, along Twelfth
to Jackson, along Jackson to river.
The pupils of the sixth, seventh and eighth
grades of this district shall attend the Madi
FRANKLIN AND WASHINGTON SOHOOL,
From river up Jackson to Pearl, along Pearl
to Canada, alone: Canada extended to Glencoe,
along Glencoe to Mississippi, along Mississippi
to Williams, along Williams, extend'd
to corner Lafayette avenue and Bridge,
along Lafayette avenne to St. Paul,
Minneapolis and Manitoba railroad, along St.
Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba railroad to
From oity limits along Seventh street to St,
Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba railroad, along
St. Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba railroad to
Lafayette avenne, along Lafayette avenue ex
tended to Williams, along Williams to DeBow,
alone DeBow to Minnehaha street, along Min
nehaha to Mississippi, along Mississippi to oity
All of the southeastern part of the city, east
of St. Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba railroad,
and south of Seventh street. The pupils of the
fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grades of this
district shall attend the Lincoln school
All of the northwestern part of the oity not
included in the Jefferson and Madison bound
From corner Jackson and Arch to Linden,
along Linden to Glencoe, along Glencoe to
Missisippi, along Mississippi to Williams,
along Williams to DeBow, along DeBow to
Minnehaha, along Minnehaha to Mississippi,
along Mississippi to oity limits.
The pupils of the seventh and eighth grades
from this district shall attend school at the
All of the Sixth ward.
No pupil residing within the limits prescribed
by the board ot a district sohool, shall be ad
mitted to a distriot school outside of such lim
its, without a written permission from the
B. F. WEIGHT.
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS.
Assessments Ordered and ConfirmedMis
A regular meeting of the board of publio
works was held yesterday forenoon, Messrs.
Timme and Farrington being in attendance.
A communication was read from E. P. Bass
ford asking permission to raise the sidewalk
on Arundel street, in front of his residence, at
bis own expense, the object being to protect
his shade trees. Referred to the member from
the Fourth ward.
A report was submitted from the engineer
calling attention to the fact that the time for
the completion of all work under contract had
expired, and that no more estimates wonld be
sent to the board for allowance. The engineer
also renorted the condition of all work under
contract, and the probable time when the same
wonld be completed. The communication was
placed on file.
The city treasurer reported that one-half the
estimated cost had been paid into the city
treasury for the grading of the alley in block
27, St. Paul proper. Referred to* the city at
The city attorney reported adversely to the
objection of John Lincoln, for the assess
ment for grading Bates avenne, and recom
mended that the assessment be completed. The
assessment was then taken op, qod after due
consideration the same was ordered to stand
oompleted, and the clerk waft-instructed to
give the ooqfirmation, notice.
An order was received from the council
recommending the assessment of benefits and
damages on the following named streets:
Western avenue, Douaman, Douglas, Forbes,
Leech, Wilkin, Goodhue, BanfilL MoBoaL.
Smith and Ramsey streets. Referred to the
Assessments were confirmed for the con
struction of sewers on Third, Fifth and Sixth
The pay roll of the street force amounting
to 4)1,460.90, rt ilwnlwl ,||..IL Zt
The pay roll of the engineering department
for the month of August, amounting to $590,
w examined and allowed.
The salaries of inspectors employed by the
engineer, amounting to 9216, were examined
The employes in the sewer department were
allowed their August salaries, amounting to
$66.75. A number of small bills were exam
ined and allowed.
The assessment for grading Carroll street
was laid over until the next meeting. Ad
Morris mad Smith.
HAT.ITAT, Aug. 31.Evan Morris and his
brother Martin arrived to-day. The former
goes into active training at once for the race
with Smith on the 16th.
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
An Elaborate Beport on Oar Mineral Be
At. the meeting of the ohamber of oommeroe
yesterday morning, Mr. MoOlung, from the
committee on minerals, submitted the follow
To the Chamber of Oommeroe of St. Panl:
OOPPEB AND IEON.
From Fond dn Lao to Pigeon Point, nearly
200 miles within the limits of Minnesota, are
deposits of iron and copper, described by the
commissioner of statistics in 1860 as "fully
equal in tenacity and malleability to the best
Swedish and Russian iron, and shown by the
severest tests to be equal to any on the conti-
nent." Mr. Thomas Clarke, State geologist in
1864, says: "To Minnesota belongs the fur
nishing of the entire Misissippi valley demand
for copper and the upper portion for iron.
Five thousand tons of the former and twenty
five-thousand tons of the latter is estimated SB
the demand at the ordinary rates of consump
tion. To Minnesota belongs the manufacturing
of these crude materials."
Mr. Rawling, the English author of "Amer
ica,from the Atlantic to the Pacific," says: "The
whole basin of Lake Superior indicates the
presence of iron and copper. On the north
shore of the lake in Minnesota, near the north
ern extremity of the lake and in Canada for a
dstance of two hundred miles northwest from
the Sault Ste Marie are well defined copper re
gions, which are now attracting the attention
of capitalists, and will prove as productive as
the Keewenaw, Portake Lake, Ontonagon and
Cass Lake districts," in Michigan. Chief Jus
tice Chase, secretary of the United States treas
ury, 1864, gives the number of ves-els engaged
in the trade of Lake Superior as early as 1862.
and says: "the^e vessels carried outward 150,-
000 tons of iron and iron ore and 9,300 tons of
pnre or native copper valued together at 81,-
WHITE SAND FOB OLASS.
Eames, State geologist (1866) says of "the
white sand stone forming the banks of the
river in Ramsey county (St. Paul, the county
seat): I have made some trials in regard to
its adaptibility for the manufacture of glass,
ware, and find it. produces glass of good quality
and nearly colorless."
Dr. Owen, United States geologist, says:
"The St. Peter (Minnesota river) country cer
tainly oan afford as pure a quality of sand as
that obtained in Missouri, and now, I believe,
extensively used in the glass houses of Pitts
Drs. Owen and Clarke, geologists, describes
the slate on the north shore of Lake Superior
as "literally inexhaustible." Mr. Clarke says:
"If one-fourth of the slate area in the St. Louis
valley proves available, and doubtless
one half will, we have ten sections of land
producing slate, which may be quarried to ad
vantage fifty feet in depth, and will yield a
thousand million of tons." Mr. Clark locates
these quarries in sections 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9,
towa 48, range 6. and the unaurveyed region
north lor two or three townships.
Hanchette, State geologist (1864), says: "An
inexhaustible quarry of agrillacious slate oc
curs above the falls of Pigeon river that
with a trifling expense can be quarried and
placed at a point of shipment, thence to any
point on the chain of lakes." He describes
the same quality of slate at other points, all
"admirably adapted for tiling and other pur
poses, and susceptible of being economically
abounds in the Lake Superior country which
has been tested and Btands fire. It has been
exported to Chicago and Milwaukee, and is
abont being introduced in St. Paul.
At Frontenao on Lake Pepin is a superior
building stone, which has been tested by fire
and stood the test. At Rasota, Le Sueur county,
is another stone which is now being used in St.
Paul. Eames, geologist in 1866, says: "The
most prevalent rocks in the northern part of
State are granite, porphyry, hornblendic, sali
cious and talcose slate." The United States
custom house at St. Paul is built of Minnesota
The last named geologist mentions silver as
among the metals that occur in the northeast
ern portion of our State, and later researches
have discovered valuable specimens whioh have
attracted the attention of capitalists and prom
ise returns equal to the best mines in the coun
try. The committee have received a letter
from Gen. ke promising a condensed state
ment for popular use of the valuable reports
which his personal researches have enabled him
to make heretofore upon this subject.
Mr. George R. Stunts his furnished to your
committee specimens of iron and copper which
we present to the chamber as a part of this
As other specimens are sent to us and more
specific information, which we respectfully
solicit from everv Minnesotian who wishes to
advertise our advantages and build up the
State, we shall report further hereafter.
We recommend that the specimens now on
hand be placed on exhibition at the State fair
for the present week and hereafter in the
rooms of this"ohamber.
This report was accompanied by a letter from
Geo. R. Stuntz, which we have not space to
give this morning.
The report of the committee was adopted
after whioh. Mr. McCaine, who was a member
of the committee, said that the soaptone at
Redwood Falls had been overlooked. Samples
which he had seen were very favorable, and if
it lay so that it could be worked to advantage,
it would be one of the moat valuable quarries
in the country. Both that and the pipe
stone quarries in Pipestone county ought to be
Capt. Barney called upon Mr. Tostevin to
explain the Frontenao stone. Mr. Tostevin
presented some dressed samples ot stone and
explained how it could be worked and its ad*
vantageous qualities. The quarries at Fronte
nan were almost inexhaustible.
Gen. Bishop, from the committee on general
business, reported in favor of printing 20.000
of Mr. Fairchild's circular with some amend
ments. The report was referred to the com
mittee on statistics with power to act.
FORT SNELLING BRIDGE.
Iron Arriving and Assurances of Comple
tion of Contract According to Its Terms.
A regular meeting of the bridge commission
was held yesterday forenoon, Mayor Dawson
in the chair, all the members being in attend
ance. The direction of the proposed road
through the military reservation, and from
thenoe to Bloomiogton, was first taken up for
consideration, and it was decidedjjthat the
members of the commission should view the
location of the proposed road on Thursday
afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.
The cnair stated that he had conferred witb
Mr. Horton concerning the progress of the
iron work on the bridge, and that he bad re
ceived assurances that the work would be
completed at the expiration of the contract.
The chair explained that seventeen car loads
of iron bad already arrived, and that by the
17th inst. enough iron wonld be on hand to
complete two additional spans. An animated
discussion followed, when it was unanimously
agreed that should the iron come to hand as
readily as anticipated, there wonld be no rea
sonable doubt'about' the work being completed
and the bridge thrown open for travel by the
expiration of the contract, November the first.
Ioi on Parle Francals.
Thackery in* his "Book of Snobs" omits
the traveled snob. The American variety of
the genus can't be described, but they are self
conspicuous, after an European tour, especially.
-4ftHrtWllJi^ch Jtoanjutter foreetfolr
lady recently from Paree, sjunmeredkt bit
of the summer at White Bear Lake. ?hat
there was in the accomodations
at the Leip house make
her, in a fit of absent mindednems, think she
was in the, or near the, Champs Elysee, is not
A boy knocked at her door,
"Entrea," she exclaims.
"Entrea, s'il Tons plait,"she cries out.
The boy didn't enter, if you please, bat did
tumble down stairs, roll into the kitchen and
"There's a lady up stairs who wants some
thing on a troy or silver plate, and pretty quick,
too, from the way she spoke."
It is understood that the something was sent
up on a tray.
THE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBE, TUESDAY MORNING, SEPT. 2, 1879.
Your committee was instructed to make a
report upon the mineral resources of the State,
with a view of bringing them more prominent
ly to the front, and attracting capital to de
velop and utilise them, for the benefit of the
people of the Bute. With the excellent faoili.
tiea offered by our unrivaled water powers, all
over the 8tate, our foreata of timber and easy
access to coal, we should become aa celebrated
for our manufactures as we are becoming for
agriculture. And, now, that capital is
waking from its seven yeai's
sleep and looking around for inveatment.it
becomes the duty of Minneaotlana to offer
something better for investment than corner
lota and broad acressomething whioh will
add to the wealth of the State, diversify our
industries, and give employment to labor.
With this view your committee shall only aim
to offer at present a preliminary report, giving
simply in condensed and compact form an epi
tome or bird's eye view of our mineral re
sources, to be followed hereaf er with more
specific and detailed information as we shall
be able to collect it.
Other States with not a tithe of our mineral
wealth derive large revenues from their iron,
copper, building stone and other products of
the mines and quarries, and Minnesota should
do the siime.
The following in brief area few official state
ments whioh will commend themselves as
evidence of a portion of our mineral resources:
Pabllo Debt StatementDecrease of Over
Three and a Half Million Dollars for the
MonthSilver Coinage, Etc. _
THE FTTBLIO DEBT. Sk I
WASETNOTON, Sept. 1.The following is the
publio debt statement Aug. 31:
8fat per oent bonds $ 383,681,850
Five per oent bonds 608,440,860
Four and a half per cents 260,000,000
Fourper oent bonds.... 736,808,000
Befnnalng oarttnoatea.... 4,300,500
Navy pension fund 14,000,000
Total com bonds $1,796,817,000
Certificates of deposit... 36,176,000
Fractional currency 18,763,064
Gold and silver certificates 18,416,650
Total without Interest 3 416,090,066
TJnobumed Pacific railroad interest.. 7,937
Total debt 2,264,147,0R6
Total interest 19,314,466
Cash in treasury $ 243,696,338
Debt less cash in treasury Sept.'i...$3,039,766,304
Decreaseduring August 8,637,bB
Increase sinoe Jure 8n, 1878. 2,060,948
Interest due and unpaid 4,693 632
Debt on whioh Interest has ceased 41,140,910
Interest thereon 1,836,667
Gold and silver certificates 18,410,660
United States notes held for redemption
of certificates of deposit 31,671,000
Cash balance available Sept. 1,1879..... 142,439,678
Cash In treasury $ 243,656,228
Bonds issued to Pacific railroad compa
nies, Interestpayable in lawful money
Principal outstanding 64,623,613
Interest accrued and not yet paid 646,235
Interest paid by the Unl'ed States.... 43,712,450
Interest repaid by transportation of
Balance of interest paid by the United
WASHINGTON, Sept. 1.Up to and including
to-day, the receipts of refunding certificates for
conversion into 4 per cent, bonds aggregate
35,706,000. The total issues of the 4 per cent,
loan bv the treasury department amount to
$740,796,600, leaving $726,700 not yet dis
The President to-day signed the commission
of Jos. B. Leake, Chicago, to be United States
attorney for the northern district of Illinois.
The number of standard silver dollars coined
during August, $2,787,050 coined to date,
$49,237,060 During August the Silver pay
ments from the United States treasury and
United States mints amounted to $1,865,000,
exclusive of the amount of returned silver cer
tificates. Aggregate weight of coin thus dis
tributed, fifty-six tons,
Revenue Agent Latham writes from Alabama
that two witnesses for the government against
the moonshiners were whipped recently almost
to death and compelled to leave DcKalb county,
and that in Marion county an armed band of
distillers and sympathizers compelled the
United States commissioner, a deputy marshal
and two deputy collectors to leave the county
but the party reinforced had returned. The
illicit distillers of the DeKalb county region
compel all persons who visit them to work for
a time, thus making accomplices of everj one
who could otherwise be a witness for the govern
For the Month of Aujrnt, 1870, St. Paul,
74.0 72.0 70.S
68.0 74.5 73.0 64.2 63.0 62.5 64.2 62.2 65.0 62.2
71.7 73.5 72.7 72.7 73.5 70.0 70.2 72.5
78.2 76.6 79.2 76.2
77.3 57.7 74.7
66.3 69.7 67.0 57.7 56.7 66.0 66.7 70.7 70.8 73.8 79.8 62.7 58.7 63.3 75.0
73.0 80.3 80.3 71.7 70.0 66.3
66.0 68.3 71.0 64.7 57.3 59.3 63.0 67.9
11.. 12.. 13.. 14.. 15.. 16.. 17.. 18..
23.. 24.. 25.. 26..
NW NW S
.05 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .02 .00
.02 .00 .06
.00 .00 .07
.02 .26 .5a .07 .00 .00 .04 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00
NW W W
NW NE NE
SE S SE NW N E SE SE E
SE S S W
Highest barometer, 30.122, on 9th.
Lowest barometer, 29.483, on 21st.
Monthly range, .639.
Highest temperature, 92 deg. on the 29th.
Lowest temperature, 48 deg. on 17th.
Monthly rangr.44 deg.
Tne'ailing direction of wind, southeast.
Greatest velocity of wind, 28 miles per hour
on the 1st.
Total number of miles, 4,984.
Number of clear days, 13.
Number of cloudy days, 6.
Days on which rain or snow fell, 10.
1872 69.2 degrees.
1874 70.5 degrees
1875 66.6 degrees.
'8 69.9 degrees.
1877 72.9 degrees.
1873 2.... 72.0 degrees.
1872 3.52 inches.
1873 4.61 inches.
1875 7.81 inches.
'876 5.28 inches.
1877 r. 2.83 inches.
1878 1.43 inches.
1879 2.78 inches
DAILY WEATHER BULLETIN,
OFFICE OF OBSEBVATION. SIGNAL GOBPS. U, S. A.
INGEBSOLL BLOCK, THIRD STREET,
ST. PAUL, MINN.
Observations taken at the same moment of
time at all stations.
Meteorological Record. Sept. 1,1879,9:56 p. M.
Bar. Ther. Wind. Weather.
Breckenridge...29.95 55 SE. Clear.
Duluth 30.06 62 NW. Clear.
Ht. Paul 29.92 63 NW. Clear.
Yankton 29.96 63 NE. Clear.
DAILY LOCAL MEANS.
Bar. Ther. Bel. hum. Wind. WeathPr.
29.920 65.2 74.3 NW. Fair.
Amount of rainfall, .00 maximum ther
mometer, 77 minimum thermometer. 58.
Sergeant Signal Corps, U. S. A.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2,1 A. M.Indications
for lake region, cloudy weather, with frequent
rains and variable winds, mostly northeast to
northwest stationary or lower temperature
and barometer for upper Mississippi and
lower Missouri valleys, clear or partly cloudy
weather winds mostly northerly stationary
or lower temperature.
[Before Judge O'Gviman.
In the matter of the estates of Emily N. Gor
man, George Culver, Morris Lamprey, John M.
Keller, Liucinda M. Eaton. John Farrell, Geo.
Warren, and Hiram Rogers, deceased claims
hied pgainst the above named estates, and time
for bearing not yet designated.'"
[Before Judge Flint.!
The city vs. Barbara Reynolds, keeping house
of ill fame no appearance.
The city vs. John Kelly, disorderly oondnct
fine of $5.85 paid and defendant discharged.
The city vs. John Koch, disorderly conduct,
fine of $6 paid and defendant discharged.
The city vs. John Sullivan, disorderly oon
duct committed for sixty days.
The city vs. John DeLong and William
Woods, drunkenness fines of $2each paid and
*-ThecUy BUepJMjcopy. Mlt and battery
to betaken op on .motion of tap city attorney.
The city vs. ffannoh Walsh and John Kelly,
drnokennew coram-ttrd ftir two days eaeh.
The city v% Pstri"k K*"wn. swwwtlt and bat
tery eitirincd nntil the *t in%u
The city vs. John Oenoir, drunkenness: com
mitted for four days.
O. H. Comfort vs. Simnel Potts and Orvid
Parsons. Action for legal services. Case on
Katie Bafar vs. American Sewing Machine
Company. Action for damages. Trial con
tinued on application of pi until! to Sepeem
ber 2nd, 1879. at2 P. it.
J. J* Dnfiy vs. Julius SelL Aotion for
money bad and received. Tried and submit
OVER THE OCEAN.
CONTINUED LAMPS GOLD
1 MENTS TO 'AMERICA.
An American Railway Speculator in De-
faultSteel and Plate Works In Opera
tion Since 1740 Forced to Close Its Doors
by the Prevailing- DepressionFifteen
Hundred Workmen Thrown Out ot Em-
ploymentDisorderly Demonstrations by
"*ihe Land Tenants of LimerickMiscel
DECLARED IN DEFAULT.
LONDON, Sept. 1.John Mackintosh, specu
lator in Amerioan railways, whose checks were
returned Friday night, has been to-day de
clared a defaulter by the stock exchange.
GOLD FOB AMERICA.
The Financier says it is understood 176,141
worth of bar gold, due from the East, will go
America. One hundred thousand pounds,
brought by the steamer Pora last week, has al
readly been disposed of for Americans. One
hundred and eighty thousand pound-! are due
here from the east on the 28th insr. As these
amounts are all now in transit from the east,
the whole of whatever demand may arise from
the United States will fall on the Btock held by
the Bank of England, unless remittances from
France come to our aid.
The reduction of wages by the Staffordshire
earthenware and china manufacturers, is partly
attributed to American productive duties. The
employes desire to return to the Bt-ale of wages
paid in 1871. Fifty thousand workmen will be
The proprietors of the Bursley coal fields
give notice of a reduotion in prices of coal and
Thomas W. Brooke & Co., steel, iron and tin
plate works, near Cardiff, in constant opera
tion since 1740, were closed on Saturday last
by order of the official liquidation of ihe Easi
EnglanoVand South Wales District bank and
fifteen hundred workmen were paid off. Three
villages had grown up around the works, the
inhabitants consisting solely of working peo
ple and their families, and these, numbering
6,000, are now destitute.
Another party of farmers, numbering about
twenty, left Liverpool Saturday for America.
HOME BOLE RUCTION.
Charles Stewart Parnell, home rule member
of the house of commons for Meath, addressed
a disorderly mob of from ten to twenty thou
sand persons in Limerick on Saturday upon
the land question. He advised farmers to com
bine and pay no more rent until they got a re
duotion. The crowd applauded the address
and shouted in favor of shooting landlords and
agents. The platform was finally stormed and
much crushing and fighting ensued.
KING ALFONSO'S MARRIAGE.
LA GBANJA, Sept. 1.It is stated that the
council under the presidency of the king
will to-day finally fix November 28th as the
date for the marriage of King Alfonso and
Archduchess Marie Christine. It is believed a
commission composed of Spanish senators and
deputies will go to Vienna to escort the bride
to Spain by way of Trieste Barcelonia. The
vessel conveying her to Barcelonia will be es
corted by four iron clads.
LONDON, Sept. 1.The Berlin German gov
ernment, answering inquiries by foreign diplo
matists, stated that General Yon Manteuffel's
mission to Warsaw is a mere act of courtesy,
with no direct political importance.
CALCUTTA, via London, Sept. 1.Sixty-one
thousand persons still employed on the re
lief works in Bombay are receiving gratui
LONDON, Sept. 1.The Fustian weavers at
Oldham, numbering 3,000, resumed work to
day at the reduction. The spinners will likely
LONDON, Sept. 1.Gold to the amount of
2,700 was sent into the Bank of Eng
land yesterday and 50,000 withdrawn for New
Rioting was renewed in Lurgoux, Ireland,
yesterday, when a funeral procession of Catho
lics was stoned by a mob.
BERLIN,.Sept. 1.It is rumored the emperor
will start for Koenigsberg to-morrow to witness
the military manoeuvres, and have an inter
view en route with the emperor of Russia.
LONDON, Sept. 1.The farmers Who sailed in
the steamer Ohio Saturday were bound for the
Western States. The Ohio also took eighteen
Durham and Northumberland miners for Pitts
burgh and Lancaster, Ohio.
John Henry Puleston, M. P. for Devonport,
did not sail for the United States Saturday,
being unable to obtain a berth.
The match between Jo*. Kempsterof Sunder
land and J. M. Feeley of Barrowinfnrness, for
200, over tbe Tyne championship course to
day, was won easily by Kemmter by twenty
ST. PETERSBURG, Sept. 1.The report of
the death of Gen. Lazereff is officially con
firmed. Cause, dysentery.
ALEXANDRIA, Sept. 1.The American consul
has officially notified the Egyntian government
that the United States demand to be represent
ed upon the commission in liquidation of the
BERLIN, Sept. 1.It is asserted that Bis
marck will visit Andrasay the 18th inst, and
that Andrassy remain in office%ntil that date.
ODEN. Sept. 1.While the anchor of ber
majesty's Corvette Euryulus was being low
ered, to-day, the capstain swung around, killing
two men and severely injuring several.
OIVITA VEOCHIA, Sept. 1.Garibaldi has
started for Capsera. He continues troubled
with arthritic pains.
PABIS, Sept. 1.Advices thus far show
thirty councils general favor Ferry's educa
tional b|U and thirty-two oppose it, while
nineteen have not yet disoussed the question.
HAVANA, Sept. 1.The government has or
dered bills of health shall duly be given ves
sels by Spanish officers. Consuls must limit
their intervention to certifying signatures and
declaring their opinion about the sanitary con
dition of the port. This order is against the
United States laws of June 2. 1879.
QUEBEC, Sept. 1.In the legislative council
tbe government's motion for a conference witb
the legislative assembly was'Voted down,15 to 3.
ST JOHN, N. B., Sept. 1.The defeat of Wal
lace Ross was wholly unexpected and creates
great surprise. It is estimated St. John men
LONDON, Sept. 1.Sir Henry Tyler has writ
ten to Col. Grey that the Grand Trunk Rail
way company, of Canada, can arrive at a satis
factory conclusion with the Great Western
Railway company without outside advice.
Steady Spread of the Fever Scourge at
New OrleansThe Situation Unchanged
AT NEW ORLEANS.
NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 1.Gen. Hood's 7 year
old daughter is improving. His son, age 8, be
came sick of fever yesterday. Alioe Williams,
age 3 years, died of fever this morning at 78
NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 1.At an executive ses
sion of the board of health, Dr. Bemis, of the
national board, and all sanitary inspectors
being present, measures were taken for isola
tion of cases and fumigation of tbe infeoted
MEMPHIS, Sept. 1.Eight new cases, seven
white and one colored, were reported to tbe
board of health this morning. Among the
number Morgan McHugh, Mrs. Mattie Dean,
Jack Wright, Louis Smith, Maty M. Beattie.
Fonr deaths sinoe last nightAda Hurst, Louis
M. Kirkland, Ella Arnold and James Mead. A.
D. Langstaff, president of the Howard associa
tion, left this morning via the Louisville &
Nashville railroad. He will visit the principal
cities of the North, East and West in the inter
est of the association, to consult with those
parties who so nobly aided in soliciting sub
scriptions for the relief of the yellow fever suf
ferers at Memphis last year.
MEMPHIS, Sept. 1.Sixteen esses in all, thir
teen white and three colored, were reported to
the board of health to-day. Four additional
interments have been reported by the under
takers: Walter R. Luca, Wm. H. West, Mrs.
W. G. Richardson and David P. House. The
oity is being thoroughly disenfected under the
auspices of the State board ot health officers.
Di. John Gordon, a physician sent by the
Howards to Julian Bedford, at Bailey's, Tenn.,
returned this afternoon and reports
him down with a genuine case
of yellow fever. W. H. Joice, book
keeper at the Western Union telegraph office,
this city, was stricken at noon.
TbHowarda placecLthirtyjutditional nurses
Weather rtwdy and thermometer ranged be-
DEATH AT NEW VOSK. )ffim%$
New YOBX, Sept. 1.Depaty United States
Marshal Kfrby died at the quarantine hospital
of yellow fever. He contracted the disease
while in charge of a schooner from Port au
Bond Tax Levy Refused.
LAWRENCE, Kansas, Sept. LThe city coun
cil to-night refused to levy the bond tax or
dered by the United States distriot court, and
passed a resolution which sets forth that the
city cannot pay more than 60 eents on the dol
lar of its indebtedness.
ii, ii IJ^JH i ii ii ii^ii tbiii.
The Davidson Party In tbe K. N. Line Pack
et Company Assume the Aggressive
Damage Suits to be Brought Against the
Disturbing Kleuaent in the Organisation
Light Draughtt Boats for the Upper
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 1.A called meeting of the
stockholders of the Keokuk Northern Line
Packet company was held here to-day, 7,310
shares being represented. A resolution was
adopted by a vote of 4.142 to 2,979 endorsing
the present management and instructing Presi
dent W. F. Davidson to proceed at once with
the prosecution of such persons with suits for
daruageB as have been endeavoring to harrass
and embarass the company in its business.
The resolution declare that the company and
its officers have been subjected to much annoy
ance and prosecution and mahoious litigation
by partiea engaged in trying to break the pres
ent management, and these suits are brought
against thsoe known as the anti-Davidson
party in the company. A resolution was also
adopted to put light draught boats on the up
per river in place of side wheelers during low
The t*t Militia Law Declared Unconstitu-
CHICAGO. Sept. 1.Judge Barnum to-day de
livered a decision to the effect that the militia
law enacted by the last State legislature, pro
hibiting the carrying of arms by organizations,
exoept under permit issued by the State author
ities, is void. The ground of the decision is
that the law conflicts with the general statute
in force since 1792.
The council to-mgM, by a vote of 22 to 7,
decided against allowing a cobble-stone pave
ment to be laid in the city.
A strike of one hundred and fifty laborers in
the Michigan Central freight depot occurred
to-day. Tbe strike on the Pittsburgh & Fort
Wayne depot is on the increase, and there is a
general disposition among the workmen to in
crease fiom $1 to $1.25.
KILLING A VERT BIG SNAKE.
Chased by the Monster, but Turnino Upon
it and Making a Lively Fight.
The biggest snake Connecticut has pro
duced in tbis'centnry was killed inWestford,
Windham county, Conn., one day last week.
Mr. Allen, who killed the snake, is au enter
prising farmer of unimpeachable veracity,
and his story of the fight is corroborated by
a coterie of friends who saw and assisted in
Mr. Allen bad been trimming his orchard
trees, using a keen-edged sickle to lop off
the sprous He was interrupted by a party
of acquaintances, who drove to his door and
asked him to guide them to a huckleberry
pasture on his farm. He cheerfully con
sented, and Btarted off at tbe head
of the troop in his shirt sleeves
and with the sickle in his hand. A monster
boulder uplifts itself at the entrance to the
pasture, and is girt on one side by a narrow
ledge that seems to have been made especial
ly for snakes to Bun themselves on. As
Mr. Allen passed this rook he saw
an enormous black coil as big as a
rubber fire hose lying motionless on
the stone. It was a great serpent, fast
asleep, basking in tbe sun. A young and
incautious member of tbe party at once
burled his dinner-pail at the snake, striking
it-in the center of the coil. The snake
sleepily raised its he id, saw the empty din
ner-pail, and the party gazing with deepen
Mr. Allen avers, and bis friends also say,
that the serpent eyed them for an instant
with a glittering, icy smile, its tail vibrating
with such rapidity that it was invisible at
first. Its tongue darted in and out of its
jaws with almost inconceivable velocity.
The first impulse of tbe party was to turn
and run. They plunged through the black
berry and huckleberry bushes in headlong
panic, Mr. Allen covering the rear. Look
ing over his shoulders, he saw tbe snake fol
lowing, with its mouth wide open. He con
tinued his flight, but the serpent gained on
him, and at length, just as the sefpent's
head was over-topping bis shoulder, he turn
ed suddenly and out at the serpent's
crest and neck with the keen bladed
sickle. The snake dodged the
blows, and the party, ceasing their flight, one
by one closed in on the snake with fence
rails, blaokberry briers, stone slabs, and
other missiles, and there was a long and
fierce fight. It was not until a quarter of an
acre of pasture had been tramped over that
the snake was killed. It measured just
eleven feet and five inohes, and the thickest
part of its body was as large around
as an ordinary teakettle. In its stomaoh
were found the .remains of Mr. Allen's
choicest rooster, which he had missed from
his roost a few days previously. As many
other fowls had mysteriously" disappeared
lately, Mr. Allen conjectures that they had
been seized by tbe snake.
A BOY'S ADVfcNtUBBS.
Discovert/ in a tramps' Lodging House in
Boston of a Lad titolen jrom His Par
ents Ten Years Ago.
[Boston Sunday Herald.]
In 1869 there disappeared from the city of
London a boy of 4 years, named Harry Gil
bert Stratton. Since that time until yester
day the whereabouts of himself and his
only sister have been unknown, although
for the last nine years persistent Bearoh has
been made for the children, both in Europe
and America, the British consul general at
New York having been deeply interested in
the cose. It Bhould be stated that the chil
dren fell heirs, nine years ago, by the death
of their parents, to a considerable property
in London. Harry was found in the tramps'
lodging house in this oity yesterday, and told
a reporter his story, which is that he was
kidnapped by one D'Atalie, a noted circus
performer, who ed a short time since. He
was brought by D'Atalie to this country, and,
although but 5 years old, subjected to a
fiendish system of training for the profes
sion of a contortionist. The inhuman trainer
began by bending bis tender back over his
(the trainer's) knees to make it supple, and
interrupted his experiments only to flog the
DOT child for not yielding readily enough.
Among other courses to whioh Harry was
subjected to was being hoisted high in tbe
air by his teeth, and whirled around at the
end of a strap. He naturally became pro
ficient, and traveled several seasons with
Barnum and other circus proprietors. He
will doubtless be remembered by many as
the boy who used to stand on a cannon held
by a woman.- The woman was D'Atelie's
wife, and is now married to a man named
Austin. One day Harry made a break and
secured bis freedom, Binoe which time he
has been on the tramp in the Middle and
Eastern States. He is a very bright lad, and
is overjoyed at finding that some one has an
interest in him. He states that his sister
lived, at last advices, at Upper Kensington,
London. To-day he was given in charge of
the British consul general, and will at once
be sent to England to claim his new-found
position among civilized beings.
Congressman Wright's Committee.
CODNOTL BLUFFS, Sept. 1.The Wright con
gressional labor investigating committee ar
rived here from San Francisco this evening and
left for the East. During their investigations
in California they touched on nothing but the
Chinese question, as they claim that is the
moBt serious there.
Referred to Messrs Day, Bean and Child,
[St. Cloud Journal-Press, Aug. 28.
The mail bag from St. Paul for this city
yesterday was carried by, and of course we
did not get the daily papers until to-day.
This thing has happened several times this
summer and is getting to be rather too mo
Mrs. MeMaeters* Death Ought to be Investi
AiMAR*lH avifoiM oertainly points to theft
and intended murder* despite the theories of
tbe physicians that she died from apoplexy,
and tbe whole business should be thorough
K49&1 i Mrs. McMasters Murdered.
[Le Sueur Sentinel.!
The S Paul 6IXB investigations have
confirmed suspicions that the recent death
of Mrs. MoUastets, widow of the late Rev.
S. T. Afeltasters, of that oity, was caused by
BUFFALO, Sept. 1.aOanal tolls for August,
$97,647 August, 1878, $82,691 from the
opening of navigation to August SI, $387,ai9.
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Gathered by the Special Reporter* of me
Go to Hicks' restaurant, 81 Jackson street,
St. Paul. Meals only 26c.
Tbe work of laying the foundation for the
new Opera Hall block was commenced in ear
A dangerous hole in the new culvert, corner
of Chestnut and Main streets, demands instant
Frank McGrey, superintendent of the boom
company, di parted for bis home at Preacott
Special meetine of the Bayard commandery
this evening for work in the order of the Red
Cross. A full attendance is earnestly desired.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles JeUison depart, to-day,
for their farm in Big Stone county, on a short
visit. They will visit the Minneapolis exposi
tion on the way.
Mrs. Bridget Murray, adjudged insane by
Jndge of Probate Lehmioke, was taken to the
asylum yesterday. Mrs. Murray is forty-three
years of age. The cause of her insanity is un
The parochial and public schools opened yes
terday with a large attendance. Owing to the
rapidity with which the primary departments
are filling on South hill, Prof. Gorrie thinks
that it will be necessary to pen another room.
Charlie Porter was arrested on the arrival of
the Isaac Staples yesterday, and fined $10 and
costs for his scrimmage near tbe bridge Satur
day evening. Porter is becoming a most gen
erous contributor to the support of the munic
The chief of police bad it quite lively for a
while yesterdsy. While engaged in eacorting an
intoxicated individual to the look-up two fel
lows started a row on the corner Matt, let go
of his charge and started for the bleligerants,
one of whom, Frank Barnes, did not wait for
his arrival bnt legged it the other, Edward
Yonng, was caught and fined #7.50. The drunk
en fellow Matt, first arrested made good his
opportunity and disappeared. His zigzag nav
igating was quite ludicrous.
Mr. Eugene Couture, a resident of this city,
met with a painful accident Sunday afternoon
while on a visit to Somerset, Wis., in company
with three other gentlemen. The party were
riding in a carriage, and in attempting to pass
a wagon on the road, the carriage tipped over,
demolishing the top and breaking Conture's
right leg above the knee. Contnre was im
mediately conve ed to tbe farm of Crepeau,
ho came to this city after Dr. Caine. The
break was a bad one, and will probably place
Contnre on the retired list for about sixty
Edward Young, assault and battery $7.50.
Charlie Porter, assault and battery $12.80.
Sultier Hebenstall, drunk $7.50. Paid.
John Stattman, drunk $7.50. Bail for
Go to Hioks' restaurant. 31 Jackson street,
St. Paul. Meals only 25c.
Apecial passenger train will be put on the
0. M. &8t. P. road, between Wabashaw and St.
Paul, during State fair week.
A new wa-er tank is being erected on tbe
south side of the depot, which will detain the
trains at this Btation several minutes less than
Seve:al carloads of wheat were landed at the
Boston mill,*on Friday, from Kellogg Btation.
This mill is running on full time and making
most excellent flour. Would that we had more
The Knights Templars of this city who were
in attendance at tbe closing exersises of Da
mascus Commandery on Thursday last at
White Bear speak in glowing terms of the hos
pitality of their St. Paul brothers and pro
nounce tbe occasion a grand success.
Harry Wilkins, one of our most promising
young men, who has been engaged for the past
two years at the Commercial Hotel, Spring Val
ley, in this State, returned to his home in this
city, last week, and will hereafter dispense
groceries over the counters of A. J. McBride.
The breaking of a "wrist pin" caused the
total destruction of a threshing machine on
the farm of Hon. P. H. Rahilly last week. For
tunately no one was injured although several
persons were standing in close proximity to
the engine when the disaster occurred. Mr.
Rahilly informs us that he has about 400 acres
of wheat yet to thresh.
Mrs. C. R. Tyler, of Bay City, Wis., is visit
ing friends in the city, and embracing the op
portunity of making a sketch of Lake Pepin
from the north, which includes the famous
Maiden Rook bluff, Central Point and "Point
no Point," as well as other objects of interest
along the shores of this beautiful sheet of
water. The sketch referred to will be painted
in oil by Mrs. T. as a companion piece to one
she now b&s in process of completion, sketched
from Bay City, which is situated on the north
side of the lake, opposite Wacouta, the sketch
being taken from the south. The
two pictures will be finished in time
for exhibition at the Red Wing
Fair. As Mrs. Tyler is an artist of no mean re
pute we look for something fine, as the sub
ject can't be excelled east or west.
P. P. KiDsey has returned from his northern
Jasper Becker, an old resident of Faribault,
died at Owatonna, Sunday.
Go to Hicks' restaurant, 81 Jackson street,
St. Paul. Meals only 25 cents.
Owing to sickness in bis family A. W. Hen
kel was unable to leave with the Guards yes
J. D. Fuller has bought a half interest in
Lyons' livery stable. The firm will hereafter
be known as Lyons & Fuller.
Scrap Iron Bill and his Iowa excursion will
pass through this afternoon on their way to St.
Paul. The Walker family brass band accom
Sbattuck school will be BO full this year that
the officers have been compelled to rent the
large dwelling house of Mr. Hops', just east of
the school building.
Bill King did not furnish cars enough for
our boys yesterday, and as a consequence the
boys were packed into those allegsd passenger
laches like cattle. The Guards should give
Bill a vote of thanks for his kindness.
The Faribault Wind Mill company, manu
facturers of the Hazen wind mill, will have on
exhibition at the State fair a beautiful model
of their mill in the Hastings & Dakota depart
ment of the Milwaukee & St. Paul railroad.
The company is meeting with great success,
having introduced and taken tbe lead over all
other mills the past year in the States of Min
nesota, Iowa, Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Col
orado, Wisconsin and California being also in
use on several railroads in this 8tate. They
manufao ure all sizes, from a 10-foot pumping
to a 40-foot geared mill, and are preparing to
furnish all kinds of machinery connected with
a wind mill. The Hazen combines all the ex
cellent qualities of the "Tip Sail" and "Rigid
Wheel" mills, without being subject to their
objections. Its shipping weight is only about
one-half of that of any other make, whioh ef
fects a very desirable saving to the purchaser
living at a distance from the factory. No
farmer, or any one having to raise a supply of
water, oan afford to be without a mill, and we
would advise all those visiting the State fair to
examine the Hazen.
Does His Explanation Explain?
[St. Louis Republican.]
The St. Paul GLOBE is decidedly outspoken
in its denunciation of Mr. Sherman for his
extensions of favors to the New York syndi
cate. It says that the transaction is "a crime
of the first magnitude"the "breach of a
most sacred trust," that "admits of no palli
ation," and shonld subject tbe secretary to
impeachment. In the absence of any ex
planation from Mr. Sherman, wo are not
disposed to prejudge the case, but the gen
eral opinion of those best acquainted with
the circumstanoes of the last subscription
made by the syndicate to the four per oent.
loan is that it involves a gross business irreg
ularity, and that the sooner the secretary
comes to the front with a vindicatory state
ment the better for himself. His abandon
ment of the Ohio canvass just at the time
these unpleasant disclosures are made con
veys the idea that they are in the nature of
issues which he would have difficulty ingsno
cessfally meeting on the stump.
St. Pout and Minneapolis Run It.
Ever sinoe Minnesota has been organized
as a State, St. Paul and Minneapolis have
become impressed that they alone represent
the whole area. The demands of southern
and central Minnesota are ignored even be
yond tbe bounds of reciprocity.
Stand by the Newspaper Union,
I Red River Free Press. I
It is to the interest of every country pub- I
lisherinthe State to stand firm byBLP.
Hall and bis Newspaper Union.
Bartley Campbell lias evolved a new play
which has, of course, been acoepted by a I
prominent manager. When OamobeUoeases!
to w.- t plays he will either be in his gravel
or the urarna will have passed from exist-/