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plete record of the Empire City of the North
Gov. Van Zandt, of Rhode Island, ac
cepted the Russian mission in a speech made
at a banquet given in his honor the other
day. But now come 3 Secretary Evarts, who
ought to know, and says that tbe position
has never been offered to him. Yon Zandt
had better make haste slowly.
It it» probable that Gonzales, who recently
made an attempt upon the life of King Al
fonso at Madrid, is not liable to escape as
easily as did the would be regicide about
two years since. The tender-hearted young
king saved Moneasi from the garrote, but be
will be apt to make an example of bis imi
tator for the benefit of those who may be
similarly inclined towards him.
David Davis is of opinion that the elec
tion of Grant to tho Presidency would Bound
the knell of the republic. Judge Davis
is not alone in that opinion, for all thinking
men agree on that point. He finds bis sup
port only among those who desire to over
throw tho republic and the unthinking rab
ble which, dazzled by his greatly exaggerated
military achievements, regards him as capa
ble of all wisdom in any capacity. The mis
erable failure of Mr. Hayes has dono much
to increase the growth of this sentiment.
Bat we have faith that the Republican party,
bad as it is, will not be guilty of so fool
hardy a step.
Th* editor of the Hock Wane? Argus is not
argns-eyed tor news, el»» he would not make
an ass of himself on the 27th of December by
writing an editorial paragraph to the effect that
"it i* now reported thai the Republican na
tional convention i* to be held in February,
and that Grant will bo the man." If Mr.
Jones will come np to Chicago on the 3d of
next June he will rind the Uepahli an conven
tion in session, but this deponent will not tell
him now who is Co bo the coming man for the
nomination. — Chicago Tribune.
Possibly when it gets around a little nearer
the time the "argua eyed" man of the Trib
une may learn tbat the Republican national
convention meets on the 2nd of June instead^
of the 3d. ________
In Imitation of tho Globe Mr. King, who
kindly prints a Minneapolis paper in this
city, has published an elaborate review of
his town. We are glad to notice that it
makes a sreditable and prosperous showing
for Minneapolis. It is natural, of course,
for Mr. King to give his own city great
prominence, but on this occasion he depart
ed from his usual custom and gave brief re
view* of other towns in the Stale. St. Paul
accordingly comes in for incidental mention
in connection with Red Wing, Dnluth, etc
Our citizens feel highly grateful to Mr.
King for the prominency which he has thus
given them, and ho can be assured that lie
will Teoeive substantial tokens of their grati- 1
tude by large sales of his review of Minna
apolis and a continuation of thtir bounteous
advertising favors. We trust Mr. King will
have a very "happy now year."
OUR JIII'LOMAJIL: SERVICE
It is very evident that Mr. Hayes is find
ing much difficulty in filling the missions to
London and St. Petersburg, which have
been vacant for several months past. Both
positions have been offered to several per
sons, but have been declined with thanks,
and as yet there are no indications as to
when they will be filled. The reluctance of
many to accept the positions is doubtless
doe to . the shortness of the term, for no
sooner would they become fairly settled than
they would be compelled to vacate so as to
make room for some favorite of the next ad
ministration, for whether that administra
tion is Republican or Democratic sweeping
changes will no doubt be made in all tho
foreign diplomatic service.
Notwithstanding the faotthat the missions
referred to have beon for so long vacant, we
do not hear that the interests of the govern
ment have suffered in the least. The charges
d'ajt'ttirts havo transacted all the diplomatic
bminesa required at each of the posts in
precisely the manner that they have been ac
customed to discharge it even during the
presence of the minister plenipotentiary.
In fact, tho latter persenage is simply orna
mental. It is his sole duty to represent the
.dignity of this country — to entertain at in •
ttrvals and be entertained, bnt as far as the
business of the office is concerned, he knows
as little about it as tha man ii the moon,
and leaves its regular details
to the subordimates who do not en
joy the social prominence of which he
can boast. Ho is a roan of wealth and po
sition, but not necessarily of intellectual sn
periority, and as lor diplomacy, he is as well
versed in that as in Sanscrit. Of course we
allude to the ministers of recent yoars, for
in the good old days when office was be
stowed upon men for their capacity rather
than for their skill as politioal wire-pullers,
there were foreign ministers who cast honor
upon the American name. Ihe last of the
race, however, diod with Caleb Cushing.
It is manifest to all thinking men that our
diplomatic service iq far more ornamental
tunn useful, and altogether too expensive.
It costs tho country, in addition to the fees
collected— which amount to seveial millions
annually — about a million and a quarter a
year. Ail Ibis might bo saved without in
the least lowering our credit abroad, by abol
ishing the service altogether. A consul, or
at most a secretary of legation,
at each of the capitals of
other nations, could disoharge all the duties
that now devolve upon our niiniateM plenipo
tentiary and ministers resident, even includ
ing the ornamental business. If foreign gov
ernments wish to compliment the United
States through their representatives, they can
confer the honors upon a simple secretary
or consul just as well as upon a person car
rying a more high-sounding title. The sys
tem as at present existing is simplyf*ne of
flummery, fuss and feathers. U results in
no benefit to the country whatever, and we
vote to have it abolished entirely. What says
VAX A tJIASf ANSJCXAIIOtr.
Several American newspapers, led by tho
New York Herald, are ondcavoring to oreate
a foeling in this country in favor of the an
nexation of Cenada to the United States.
They aro persistent in representing that a
considerable party exists acroas tho line that
favor such a movement, and picture the ad
vantages that would accrue to that part of
Queen Victoria's oabjects by being permit
ted to lake part in the government of unoh ■
free and enlightened nation as our own.
Wo havo no objection whatever to tb.63e
papers indulging in this vagary, if it gives
thorn any corafort. But unfortunately for
thvir notion, then is very little bas s for
the ir speculations. If tho Canadian news
papers, both £t;t find hberr.l, are to be be
lieve.l, t'ti-o i-: no agitation on the sub
ject worthy of ihe name in any
part of the Dominion, and an
nexation to the United States would
be one of tho last resorts thought of to re
dress the grievances of the people, if they
have any. There is a small party —
small both in influence and numbers— that
desires the independence of the country from
the British crown, but it is losing instead of
gaining ground steadily. There is, indeed,
no good reason wby the Canadians should
desire either annexation or independence.
The fact io— ?nd there is no use in dis
guising it— that the Canadians enjoy greater
freedom and a better form of government
than wo of the United States. The govern
ment is a truly representative one. The
people have the power to change it at any
time, and hava exercised that power several
times during the last decade. Whenever
the ministry acts counter to the parliament's
will it is compelled to resign and appeal
to the people. If sustained
it can resume the reins of
government, but if defeated a new ministry
must bo formed. This privilege is not re
stricted to any given period of time, but can
be exercised every three or six months if
necessary. The governor general is merely
the figure head of the government, with no
absolute power. He has scarcely executive
authority, and is compelled to follow the
commands of tho parliament, no matter how
much opposed they may be to his own ideas
of what is right.
The state of affairs in this country is not
of such a character as to Inspire any people
with a desire to join the union nnless they
are crushed beneath the iron heel of oppres
sion. The Canadians are in no such po
sition. They are not burdened with tax
ation as are the people of the States. The
tariff system of the Dominion, although re
cently revised and made more oppressive, is
not half as bad as onrs. Canada would not
better herself by annexation, and we do not
believe that any considerable party can be
found by a diligent search that will seriously
advocate such a step.
An Irish Correction.
To the Editor of the Globe:
St. Paul, Jan. I, lBBo.— Please correot a
typographical error in my communication. In
reference to the Galway landlord it reade,
"but a French and his grandfather Dick
French," etc It should read, "but a Trench
and his grandfather Dick Trench," etc. I
make this correction in justioe to the worthy
family of French in Ireland. Ido not know
how Trench came by his name, but presume
being, like True-friend, without "birth, race
or ancestry," they gave him the name of the
place where he was found or reared.
Yours, etc., C. M. MacCabtet.
T.uvnesn Transacted at the St. Paul Post
office Daring December, 1879.
Received from the sale of pottage
stamps, envelopes, cards, etc $ 7,815 64
Received from the tale of money
orders 15.356 41
Received from postmasteis' money
order surplus fnnds 119, 01S 00
Amount paid on money orders 48,598 95
Aiuoant of money surplus lands
tent to postmaster at Chicago, 111. 85,800 00
Total $276,619 00
Inauguration of Uot, Cornell.
Albany, Jan. 1. — The inauguration of
Gov. Cornell took place at noon tc-day in
the Assembly chambers of the new capitol.
It was a very plain and simple ceremony,
lasting only a few minutes, but was wit
nessed by a vast concourse of citizens, many
of whom were from distant parts of the
THE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOB 8, FRIDAT MORNING, JANUARY 2, 1880.
■ THB NJBW TXAS STARTS WARM.
ScViaber'x Mill I -ills a Victim to the Incen
diary Torch— Los* Insurance
The advent of the New Year was signal
ized yesterday morning by a large and de
structive blaze. At ten minutes after 7
o'clock the employes at Hamm's brewery at
the northeastern part of the city limits were
surprized by th» appearance of flame*,,bnrst
ing simultaneously from all portions of the
flour and grist mill owned by the Shaber
estate and situated on Pbalen's creek, on the
property known as Irvine's Bcoond addition
to St. Paul.
The fire was discovered with the suddeness
of an apparition, and in less than three min
utes afterwards a banner of lurid ilenie arose
which illuminated the entire neighborhood.
A brisk wind was blowing, and the torrifio
headway gained by the fire made a 6cene of
rare but terrible grandeur.
At 7:15 o'clock an alarm of fire was turned
in from box No. 37, which was responded to
by steamers No. 2 and 4, the hook and lad
der apparatus and all the hose carriages. By
the time the department bad arrived, bow
ever, the fire had gained astonishing head
way, and owing to the inaccessible location
of the mill, the chances for effective work
were almost hopeless.
Every expedient was brought into requisi
tion to allay the fury of the flames but
without avail, and in a short time the site of
the property was nothing but a mass of
smouldering ruins. The origin of the fire
is attributed to the work of a fire bug who
had planned and executed bis villainous
soheme in the most cool and premeditated
The employes of the mill said that it could
not have happened except by tho direct act
of the incendiary. Before leaving the mill
on Wednesday evening the engineer took the
precaution to extinguish the fire around the
engine and boiler and the mill was cleanly
swept of rubbish on the same evening. One
of Hatnm's men who passed the mill at 6
o'clock states that he detected an o 'or as if
from burning wood, but the theory of in
cendiarism is almost substantiated by the
sudden appearance of flames which appeared
at the same time from every portion of the
Tho property was owned by tbe heirs of
the late Henry Sbaber, and was valued at
$16,000, new machinery having been put in
the mill a year ago last July. In addition to
this the mill contained about $1,800 wotth
of wheat and over $1,000 worth of flour,
which was totally destroyed. The property
was insured tor $7,500, having been placed
by Mr. Charles savant. The loss is cov
ered to the above extent by policies in the
Magdeburg company, of Hamburg; the
German Insurance company, of Rochester,
N. V.; the German, of Freeport, 111., and an
a PAItriNG s.-or,
A "True Friend of Ireland" Sahes Our
Advice and .Wakes Bis Closing Communi
To the Editor of the Globe:
St. Paul, Jan. 1. — Every Irishman I know
told me that all Mr. MacCarthy wanted was
a little oheap notoriety, and a chance to bid
for the Irish vote, as he was in a chrys&litio
state, for the office of county attorney, but he
will. I fear, find the Irish as much divided on
supporting him as they havo ever been on
any other subject .
Mr. MacCarthy tries to deceive the peo
ple when he tolls them that two- thirds of Ire
land is owned by 1,043 men. He should
have the honesty to explain about all the
middle men that stand between those 1,943
owners to free, and the actual occupation,
and who hold under long leases at nominal
rents; and that it is those self same middle
men, better known and more properly
called "showeens," who, in trying to "ape
the gentlemen," and find means
to keep up "me establishment,"
have to grind the poor occupiers of the land,
and just to spite such "squireen*" have I
advocated emigration, and shall continue to
induce the small farmer to oome to these
United States, where plenty and indepen
dence awaits every whisky hating man,
and leave to the "shoween gentry" the lands
that they possess, without the musole, brains,
energy, or capital, to cultivate, and thereby
wipe out from the face of Ireland the "upon
me honor" aristocracy, which have ever
cursed that soil, (and from whom has arisen
almost all the Irishmen, who have been
"proud to have a country to sell.'''') I have
no doubt there will be included fools, asses
enough to think that tho enlightened peoplo
of this country have any respeot for those,
because they make believe they can trace
their descent from the ancient Kings of Ira
land, whose Kingdom (God bless the mark)
were not as large as a township. Farewell,
A True Fbiend of Ibbland.
Edwat I IT. Schroer Says Be is Not an
To the 1 ditor of the Globe.
India, apolis, Dec. 80, 1879. — Sib: You
publisher an account of my absconding with
$150 of the Avons' dancing money a short
time ago. I wish to say that the story is
false, and gotten up by enemies of mine ta
do me harm and injure my reputation in St.
Paul. In answer to that item, I should like
to have yon publish the following in your
next daily issue:
To the Editor of the Daily Globe and
Members of the Avons Dancing Club: Yon
say I absconded with $150 of the Avons'
dancing club. As for the Avon?, they never
had $150 surplus money in their treasury.
Their total collections were only $141, with
$22 tbat £ loaned them to pay their bills,
and their total expenses were only $117,
leaving $24 in the treasury. With $8 that
I collected and kept, they still owe me $14
even now; and if the $8 that I kept was the
cartse of the club disbanding, I will cheer
fully send back that amount to the treasurer
of the club, and see if they keep np their
dances. If my leaving was the cause of the
club disbanding it simply shows what the
members were made of. I wrote a letter to
the secretary of the clnb, tendering my
resignation as president and member of the
club, before I left. As for the St. Paul Har
vester works, I did not owe them, or they
me, a oent when I left, and as for borrowing
money of any one and not paying them is
false, for I banded $41 to a certain gentle
man before I got on board the train and a
list of names of whom he was to pay, and
how much, but it now seems as though he
kept the money himself and paid no one.
It may seem queer wby I myself di-J not pay
them, but I had business in •Chicago and
was notified the day before I left to be in
Chicago by the 10th. I .knew a month be
fore I left that I was going to leave, bat did
not think I wouM go so soon. N-w that I
have time, I will be in St. Fanl myseif in a
lam determined to find oat who the
originator of this most disgraoef al story is.
As for the Avons, let them appoint a meet
ing of its members to investigate me, and I
will be present and expose those who, I
know, have falsely collected tho dues from
the members and kept it. There is now $16
in the club's treasury, and the olab now
owes me $14. I will be ready to aaawer all
questions asked me, and will expose the gen
tleman who kept the $41. I only hops
my many St. Paul friends will not believe
this most outrageous slander, until I prove
to them it ia false. Thanking you for the
space you have already allowed me in your
paper, I am, respectfully,
Edwabd H. So ikosb,
Late of St Paul, Minn.
Cold weather prevents the completion] of
the new depot building at Sleepy Eye. It
looks well aa far as it has gone. I
THE BBTJGIER TRIAL.
A Sketch of the late Remarkable Murder
Trial at Jtfart/o, J>. T.
The telegraph has already brought a re
port of the acquittal of John Brugier, the
scout on trial at Fargo ' for murder. The
following letter, written while the trial was
in progress, will, however, . be found of in
| Special Correspondence Daily Globe. I
Faboo, Dec. 30, 1879.— The Brugier case
is still the center of attraction here. The
case made out by the government witnesses
to-day was rather weak, and on the whole
disappointing to those who believed that the
prestige and power of the government had
been invoked to convict a guilty and not an
innocent man. The demeanor of the wit
nesses during to-day's proceedings were, as on
yesterday, dignified and sedate. The utmost
point reached by the government's evidence
was to the effect that during a quarrel a blow
was heard. but no scintilla of evidence, beyond
tbat testified to by Dr. Turner, and which
inforentially showed that Wm. Brngier's
right arm being disabled 'ho could not have
been expeoted to strike the fatal blow, went
to inoulpate the defendant as the party who
dealt the stroke which cut short the life of
the deceased. The latter is represented to
have been a largo, heavy-built man of over
two hundred pounds, and was known as a
desperado of the worst type along the whole
length and breadth of the Missouri river.
The government failing to show that the
fatal blow was struck by the defendent, Mr.
Erwin, of counsel, moved to dismiss the
case. This motion was denied, when the
defense was opened and the defendant him
self placed on the stand as a witness in his
own behalf. His manner and demeanor on
the witness stand was highly favorable. As
before noted, the . Indian blood predomi
nates in his physiognomy, and his only evi
dence of French extraction is to be detected
in his ohm and lower face. His hair is
very dark, or rather black and coarse,
and Indian characteristics are visible
throughout his features. His manner
is quiet and self possessed and altogether
bis contour and general appearance indicate
a degree of intelligence scarcely to be expect
ed under the circumstances of the case. His
complexion is true Indian; his hair very
black ami coarse, and with the readily rec
ognized Gallic admixture; his tout ensemble
is at once interesting, and on the whole far
from being impalataole. Possessing su
preme control of his nerves, and moreover
possessed with more than ordinary intelli
gence, he makes a good witness and speaks
plainly and freely regardless of who is hurt
thereby, whether himself or a third party.
He is ay bold as a lion and does not fear to
meet the fate to be accorded to him. Prob
ably no witness ever entered the witness box
with less concern as to the ultimate results,
as is evidenced by the fact that although the
prosecution failed to prove that he struck
the fatal blow, he himself, on his direot ex
amination, admitted the force, or rather
made open profert of it, when it would
most certainly have remained in the back
ground had he not voluntarily disclosed it.
His brother, Billy, who seems to be impli
cated in to-day's testimony more than the
defendant, is now in the penitentiary for a
ten years' term, and was most probably con
victed under a misapprehension of facts.
As disclosed to-day in the evidence of the
prosecution, John seems to have played the
part of peace-maker rather than that of
peace-breaker. I? ho struck the fatal blow
at all it was in defense of his domioil, and
after repeatedly ordering the would-be in
truder to leave the premises. Under the cir
cumstances, a conviction is a foregona im
possibility, and it is generally understood
that the prosecution admit the case to be
lost. Interest continues unabated in the
trial, and large crowds are in daily attend
ance at the court room.
Gen. Miles is in watchful attendance upon
the court at all times. Every nerve of the
general's manly heart beats in behalf of the
poor, unfortunate half-breed. To-day the
general expressed the opinion that every
word of the man's testimony in his own be
half was gospel truth, and that he knew the
man sufficiently well to authorize him in say
ing that he would speak the truth regardless
of the fact whether it restored him to free
dom or substituted therefor the hangman's
noose. While by no means a desperado, it is
clear that Brugier possesses all the native
courage of his French and Indian ancestors,
and that he has no fear of death.
The Globe has already adverted to Gen.
Miles' interest in the case, and expressed its
sentiments of the honorable character there
of and the credit therein shown, not only to
the man, but to human nature itself. Here
is a poor, friendless half-breed in peril of
his life, and yet we see the spectacle of one
of the noblest of the generals of the federal
army devoting his entire time aad his every
sympathy to rescue him from the yawning
gulf before him. Gen. Miles is not only a
true gentleman, in all the word implies, but
he is unquestionably a man of intelligence,
probity, honesty and ability, and oqe of the
very ablest men in the foremost ranks of
our service. That he should thus bravely
befriend the poor and the helpless is an
honor to himself and to human nature, and
one of which he will have cause to be proud
in years to come. B.
Interesting Interview With Bis Mother—
Ffforts to Aid the Irish Unfortunates.
The Sun of the 31st nit. prints an inter
esting interview with the mother of Mr. Par
nell, who is living on the old Bonaparte es
tate in Bordentown, N. J. Mrs. Parnell is a
fluent and incisive talker, and is besides a
woman of fine business talents. She has
speculated largely, and with success, on Wall
street. She has some new facts to tell a boat
the visit here of her son and the eloquent
Irishmen who accompany him. Following
are some extracts from the interview: "Two
weeks ago we learned from a friend in Ire
land that a warrant was oat for the arrest of
Mr. Parnell. So we were almost surprised
to learn that he had sailed with Mr. Dillon.
The only reason we can surmise why he was
not arrested was that a recent article in a New
York journal was read by the powers that be
in England. That article said that Mr, Par
nell was harmless, and tbat, fearing lest he
might be arrested, be h running away in a
cowardly niannwr. Those who know Mr.
I'jrut-Ii know that he is not a coward, bat
perhaps the govorureent believes that he is
ronniiig away, and that, therefore, there is
no necessity f-_-r arresting him. My son has
three objects in c- .m ing to America. First,
10 inform tfce people fs to the principles,
iod, 68 you would gay in America, the plat
,orm of tea horn? nle pr.rty. Some well
meaning peopio iusht tbat hia plans smack
of oommmusm. They say that Dennis
Kearney i-. going to Ireland to help along the
movement Well. Dennis Kearney's view 3
ara not tho3e of the Irish leaders. Mr. Par
nell does not want to abolish property rights.
Mr. Parnell comes here, secondly, to get
money to tide the peasants over this winter
in Ireland. Without outside aid a famine in
Ireland cannot be averted this winter. Yoa
say that famine may be averted by emigra
tion. Hardly true, for only
thosa can emigrate who have a
little money, and yon know the vast ma
jority of Ireland's poor, those who would
suffer and die from the famine, have lived
and probably will for years, from hand to
mouth. They cannot emigrate, and at the
first touch of the hand of famine they
wither. So, Mr. Parnell is working to get
money to feed the mouths that will be hungry
tins winter. The third object in bis coming
tv America is to appeal for voluntary sub
scriptions for the cause of home rule. Per
haps you know the result of some little sub-
BcriptionH for the relief of distress in Ire
land, undertaken by members of oar family
here. For some months a gentleman is
Boston devoted a part of his time to reoeiv
ing subscriptions. Bat the Irish people in
Boston did not subscribe $260. That amount
was sent on, however, with the thanks of my
1 1 daughter, who had originated the plan.
I Every little helps. In Bordentown, a little
place of loss than 5,(100 inhabitants, nearly
as muoh was Riven by the poor Irish people
as by all the people of Boston. With my
son are expeoted Mr. Finuegnu, M. I\, and
Mr. John Dillon. Mr. Finnegan is a very
eloquent spoukor. Ho went through the
French and Gorman wnr, and was taken
prisoner by the Germans. Of conrso be did
not look much like a Frenchman, and ac
cording to the rules of war, if be wua of an
other nationality he could be executed.
An officer who npoko French fluently was
ordered to take him aside and converse with
him, to Bee whether he understood French
well enough to be a Frenchman. Fortu
nately Mr. Finnegan spoke the language and
acquitted himself so well that the officer re
ported that without donbt Mr. Finnegan was
Frenob. He is now corresponding with a
large Parisian daily newspaper at $5,000 a
year. Mr. John Dillon, yon will remember,
esoaped from Ireland with O'Gorman and
John Martin and the other patriots. Mr.
Parnell," she continued, "is a good speaker.
He speaks to the point, and to convince. I
do not know how wide a circuit Mr. Parnell
and his associates will take in this conntry
pleading the cause of the Irish peasantry.
The oities they will no doubt visit after they
leave New York, will be Boston, Chicago,
St. Louis, Cincinnati, Baltimore, and, if
possible, Savannah. Whether will
be visited or not has not been determined.
He mnst be back in time for the assembling
of parliament, Feb. 6." Mrs. P&rnell and
her daughters expect to acoompany Health
Officer Vanderpoel in bis steam jr.oht, aud
meet the Scythia in the lower bay.
What Our Sprightly Evening Cotemporary
Thinks of the morning Issues.
[Evening Dispatch, Jan. I.J
The Progress of at. Paul.
Our enterprising morning contemporary,
the Globe, anticipating the pre-announced
programme for to-morrow of our other es
teemed morning contemporary, the Pioneer
*Press, appears this morning enlarged two
and a half times and full of meat. Its ten
pages, instead of being largely filled up with
second-hand cuts of buildings and printing
presses, as the P. P.'s twenty pages will be
to-morrow, are full of valuable information
concerning the business end progress of St.
Paul during the past year. From the Globe's
editorial summary of this infoimation we
quote as follows: * * * * These facts,
which arc-as creditable to St. Paul as thair
collection is to the intelligent enterprise and
local loyalty of the Globe, are all sat forth,
with elaboration and perspicuity, in the ton
full pages of this morning's edition, which
will be a valuable paper to send to inquiring
friends. St. Paul people have every reason
to be proud of tho progress of the city
during the past twelve months and should
neglect no opportunity to make that pro
gress known to the world — and the rest of
[Evening Dispatch, Jan. 1. i
A Big Sheet.
Having yesterday acknowledged, in terms
of oompliment, the enterprise of one of our
esteemed morning ootemporaries it is only
fair that we should to-day pay the same re
spect to the other — so far as our habitual
reverence for troth will permit. Tho Pio
neer Press sent around to its subscribers this
morning twenty pages of print. The capaci
ty to get out so large a sheet, or rather combi
nation of sheets, is highly creditable to the
physical resources of the manufactering es
tablishment from which it emanates. Some
of its rn&tter, notably tho contributions of
Earl S. Goodrich, Qeorge W . Moore, and
other outsiders, has a permanent historical
value. The paid puffs of business houses in
St. Paul and other oities have the usual
amount of literary merit embalmed in such
effusions. The wood-cuts are horrible,
execrable, abominable. The comparative
statements of the population, business, etc.,
of Minneapolis and St. Paul are so grossly
exaggerated in favor of Minneapolis, as to
extort the usual editorial reprimand and
apology. The historical chart, showing the
muddy pools and dirty, crooked streams,
which have been uniting and emptying
for thirty yeara to form the present Pioneer
Press, remind one of the customary police
court war maps on the faced of recent quests
at an Irish wedding. The habitual tone of
arrogance, assumption and self glorifica
tion is sickening to good taste, and a sad,
sorrowful commentary on the pretentious of
a "metropolitan sheet." Its historical
statements are marred by the exhibition of
petty spite. Its pretended complete list of
Minnesota newspapers is shorn of the names
of ten or twelve prosperous St. Paul publi
cations, to exalt its ova consequence. Its
print is dingy, muddy and illegible. Its
views of the exterior of buildings make out
St. Paul and Minneapolis to be a
collection of adode huts, the inter
ior of whioh are made to resemble
nothing so much as dens of theives, which,
it is unnecessary to say, they are not. Aside
from the thing* which we have criticised, and
a few others, the sheet is creditable. But
these, many of which, it is only fair to say,
are doe to the imperfect working of
new machinery, are enough to
mar, to a considerable degree,
the satisfaction which the proprietors ex
pected to derive from an unparalleled cxhi
tion of enterprise. As for the public — it
cares nothing for the matter either way. The
New Year's P. P." is a huge self-advertise
ment and self-glorification, and concerns no
one else. Those who want a paper to "send
away" will buy yesterday 'b Globe.
TUE LATE SENATOR HOUSTON.
Arrangements for the Funeral To-Day—
Resolutions of Respect
Nashville, Jen. 1. — The AmericarCi
Athens, Ala., special says: The funeral pro
cession of Senator Houston will be formed
to-morrow in the following order:
Relatives of Deceased.
United States Senators.
Members of the Lower Houec of Congress.
Office™ of Congress.
• Citizens Generally.
The pall-bearers are to be members of
Congress and State officers. Religions ser
vio es are to take place at the cemetery. A
large number of citizens met at the court
house to-night and adopted resolutions rela
tive to Senator Houston's death. t The bar
also adopted resolutions of reaped. Busi
ness will be entirely suspended to-morrow
and all buildings and stores draped in
mourning. The Congressional committee
will arrive at Nashville at 8:30 a. m. to-mor
row. John C. Buroh, secretary of lhe
United States Senate, sent a telegram to
Mayor Talner, of Athens, to-night, unking
him to postpone the funeral from noon to
2 p. m. so that the committee could reach
there from Nashville by special train in
time to participate in the funeral services.
Bnftinegsof I.ouinvllle for 1879.
Louisville, Ky., Dec. 31. — The bank
clearings in Louisville in 1379 are $ 255,706,
075. There were 57,916 hogsheads of leaf to
bacco sold. Five and a quarter million pounds
of manufactured tobacco paid revenue taxes.
The receipts of cattle were 54,968; hogs,
243,932 head; sheep, 145,663 head; horses
and mules, 7,918 head. The receipts of
merchandise in the last six months were for
leading articles : Hanv, 5,900,000 pounds;
bacon, 36,704,471 pounds; butter, 1,068,016
pounds; cheese, 2,161,765 pounds: coffee,
| 5,065,317 pounds; merchandise and sundries,
! 365,002 packages. The internal revenue
' receipts amounted to $3,999,441.
Gmthtrt* fry the Special Htp*rUr» if (fee
For the Information of our patron* we would
state that the Daily Globe office has been re
moved to the Gazette office, corner of Main and
Chestnut street!). Extra copies of the Globe
arc always kept on hand and can be obtained
by those desiring the same. A file of the
Globe is also kept, which everyone is privi
leged to look over.
Subscriptions for the Daily, Weekly and
Sunday editions can bo left at the office and
will receive prompt attention. The Daily and
Sunday Globe is delivered by carrier.
Those desiring to take advantage of the
special rates offered for 1880, can leave their
subscriptions at this office.
South Stillwater reports sixty-one births
and eighteen deaths during the past year.
Everyone took advantage of the fine
weather and sleighing yesterday, and the
streets presented a gay appearance.
The Apple River Log Driving company
ha? re-elected the following officers : Presi
dent, £. L. Hospes; secretary and treasurer,
Theo. Jassoy; directors, £. L. Hospes, Chas.
Bean and Isaac Staples.
The N. W. M. B. society will install their
recently elected officers Monday evening,
Jan. 12th. The installation will be held in
Opera hall, and inolude a supper and dance.
Invitations will be issued to the St. Paul,
Hudson and Taylors Falls societies.
Charles Holoomb, sheriff, and Fayette
Marsh, county attorney, assumed the duties
of their respective offices yesterday. The
retiring officers, J. A. Johnson and L. £.
Thompson, have fulfilled the duties of their
respective offices in a conscientious and up
right manner, and with the zeal and ability
characteristic of the men. Mr. Johnson,
during the six years he held the position of
sheriff, bad over four hundred different pris
oners under his care at different times, and
did not have one escape. This is a record
that no other sheriff in the State can show.
MiBIiI AGE LICENSES.
List of marriage licenses issued by olerk
of the court C. A. Bennett during the year
January— William Wells and Ida Pike; Clar
ence N. KoKera, Filtzeu; William Zorn and
Emma Gabbert, William A. F. Altwein and
May E. Thorne; Azarie Hetu and Olive Par
ent; Albert R. Dornfelu and Wilhemina L.
Porth; Jobn AHanßon and William Swanson;
Chin. A. Rutherford and Emma 0. Saunder*.
February — Jacob A. Deragisca and Mrs. May
B. Fazinden; Michael Biohman and Kate Ar
butch; Tellisphore Peltier and May Louise
Blackbird; William Mundt and Wiihelmina
March — K. A. Hoff and Oline G. Mammer;
Charles B. Jack and Frankie Gate hell; Paul
Rasmussen and Jensine Jeuacn; Erick Vorsall
and Anna Maria Lundgren; Wesley E. Nor they
and Georgia Bcnner.
April — Henry E. Shilling!) and Emma L.
Rhein; fc> wen John Rosell and Christina F.
Cling; August Babuemann and Llalvine M. C.
Kroening; Jonas Swanson and Cecilia Johnson:
Hubert Malloy aad Nellie Pb&len; John Pagel
and Matilda Grimm; Virgilia Palli and Louisa
May — Addison Wright and Cassie Tobin;
August, G Eggert and Mrs. Sophie Jostiom;
John B. lieilley and Hannah Sheridan; Jubn
H. Sharfbillig and Catherine Weber; Magnn
Sedurberg and Mrs. Cnristine Cederstrand;
Harry E. Johnson and Mary A. Gelhaye; Win.
8. Farquhar and Lilhe E. Withrow; K. Robert
Gabbeitfind Emma Laub; Geo. W. Bolloa and
/.lury Maria Mclntyre; John Olson and Eliza
Jaw— jlartin J. Turnatrom and Betsey Upp
gren; Lucius W. Bnell and Mary Stickle; John
Hyland and Snsan A. Miller ;Alunz»|A. Sibbettß
and Betsey Birgin; Hugh Mcßaw and liebecca
July— Charles Olson and Josephine Gust Son;
Francia J. Evans and Elkn Fuley; Richard H.
Griffin aud M&rgaret E. Walker; Uamuel Staples,
Mrs. Lcvina F. Langley; Patrick Garrity and
Bridget Bweeny; C. W. Colton and Kiiiy
Waters; Octave Willett and Mary J. Demurs;
ltobert Zom and Minnio Kuiebel; C. J. Sten
borg, Betsey Nelson; Frank S. Demara and
August— .Viiohael Gillespie and Mary Ann
Burroughs; Balthassar Weiss and Frena Rhe
ner; Jncob Smith and Pauline Heppner; I. J.
Fazendin and Mary Wilson; Earnest B. Weiss
nur and Fredrika Forth; Andrew Johnson and
September — Henry Staab and Carrie L. Ste
phens; G. A. Lammers and Ida S. Johnson;
Joseph Baker and Josephine Pahs; Otto E.
Peterson and Hilda 0. Forell.
October — J. P. Simmons and Anna Peoples;
Montello A. Foot and Elizabeth Anez; Pridden
Willett and Mary Kilty; H. W. Wolterstoff and
Anna E. Ortmann ; Peter Larson and Anna 51-
Bengtson; E. M. Barrett and Margaret Casey;
John C. Mincqat and Mary A. Croghan; Ku
gene O'Neil and Margaret A. Gowan j W. F.
Windt and Augusta Boening.
November — W. ('. C. Boening and Emilie W.
Freidricb; William Noonan and Mary E. Cur
tin; Chan. Henry and Florence E. Taylor; An
toine Itoquc.k and Frankie Smith; Luke Barns
and Frances Donahue; Andrew Granberg and
Era Erickson; Solomon Swanson and Anna G.
Peterson; Homy Beckmann and Henrietta
/iolkt; Abraham Abrabamson and Lisa Jona
son; A. G. Hendrickson and Mary Erickson;
F. lieddich and Ida Marohn; Fred Porth and
Mary Hheters; George Seamer pnd Sarah How
ard; Giutav North wagle and Caroline Wauke;
Hugh Hall and Eva J. Meeds; August Rosenow
and Bertha Groskrents; Peter Wilson and
Abaline Altwein; F. W. Liner and [Augusta C.
fiecnnber—J. D. Moon and Ella M. Everitt;
John A. Simpson and Alice Heagy; C. J. An
derson and Minnie J McQuillan; W. O. Eeene
and Ida M. Crippen ; T. B. Tuitle and Luella
McLeau; J. H. Duei and Emma Schermnly;
J. Y. Avera and Louisa Isermann; Holland S.
Peck and Isabella Muore; A. L. Back and Em
ma E. Stephens; T P. Ramnden, Jr. and Eliza A.
Hopkins; J. L. Lenk aod Wilbelmina Kninchke;
Edwin P. Grossman and Mary E. Hall; William
Bnrsch and.Earnestine Reich; W. J. Potter aad
Mrs. Helen L. Forbes; C. A. Durand and Jen
nie E. Kemp; John Ferdinand and Matilda
Swanson; Axel W. Kindntrom and Caroline
Nelson; C. Tbelander and Eva F. Swanson; Ja
cob Lowell and Mary J. Tanner.
Ho It Works in Cameron'* State— Public
Schools Crippled for \Va:.t of Funds.
Habbisbueg, Jan. 1. — The superintendent
of public instruction, in reply to complaints
of school districts who have not received
their appropriations for the year ended June,
1879, explains tbat the State treasury is im
poverished and unable to honor his warrants-
In the course of a few months, unless, pay
ments are meanwhile made, the State will
owe the schools over $2,000,000. Many dis
tricts have been compelled to shorten the
school period because of the lack of funds.
The scarcity of funds has also been a great
drawback to the soldiers' orphans.
Estate, of the Late Asa Packer.
Philadelphia, Jan. 1. — An inventory and
appraisement of the goods and chattels,
rights and credits which were of Asa Pack
er, late of Philadelphia, has been filed with
the register of wills. It shows the follow
ing: Stock, bonds, etc., $5,816,727; bonds
and mortgages, $22,522; real estate, $264,
900; book accounts, -$55,774. Stock in the
Le'high Valley railroad was appraised, which
stock stood fur several months succeeding
Judge Packer's death at present prices, $5,
250 per chare, would swell the total present
value of the stock owned by the estate to
seven and a half million dollars.
La Crcsse Gbroniole : The other morning
a brakeman named Wiseman, in the employ
of the Milwaukee road, was so badly injured
that his recovery is impossible. The acci
dent occurred at Lafayette station between
Sparta and the tunnel. A freight train on
the side track, on which 'Wiseman was em
ployed, was switching, when he slipped on
the rail and fell against the bumpers. Be
fore he could recover bis footing bo was
caught by the bumper of the next car, crush
ing bis breast and back in the mot terrible
tpacUUj Reported for the Dally global
The Lyndale road did a good, business
Don't forget "Pocahontas" at the Opera
Mr. L. Stoker is building a two-story
The skating rink at Lake Calhoun was
The Masons enjoyed a delightful dance fit
Silver Grey hall last evening.
The New Year has been ushered in, and
now things ere expected to boom.
The day and night forces of the police de
partment changed places yesterday.
The practice of New Year's calling was
pretty generally indulged in yeateiday.
g|The firemen now wear silver badges on
their blue uniforms, to designate their busi
The sisterhood of Bethany hold their
monthly meeting this afternoon, at 8
Chief of Police Munger tendered the po
lice force a New Year's dinner at Heliiker's .
. Many good resolutions made id good
faith yesterday will be smashed to smither
The people injured in the railway accident
at Mendota, on Wednesday, were all doing
The Society Denmark gave a pleasant
masquerade at Harmonia ball last night that
was well attended.
Jacob Johnson committed suicide at tbe
fair grounds by hanging. He leaves a
widow and four children.
The fine band of the Haverly colored min
strels tendered the members of the Metro
politan theater a serenade yesterday.
Every livery team in town was pressed
into service yesterday, and the various
thoroughfares presented an animated ap
On Wednesday afternoon Joseph Graef,
employed in the Crocker & Fisk mill, fell a
distance of fifty-four feet, striking on a
solid plank, injuring him quite badly. The
right arm was badly shattered.
The only business transacted at the
municipal court yesterday morning was in
reprimanding some enthusiastic young men
who celebrated the arrival of the new year by
firing a number of shots inside the city lim
its, and discharging a drunk.
eaveely's COLORED minstbels.
The Haverly Colored Minstrels have come
and gone, and during their two days, slop
have very materially increased their large
oirle of admirers. Their entertainments are
unique, chaste and of unusual excellence.
Many new things are introduced at each
performance, and taken as a whole the
entertainment is far superior to any other
company that has been here, except tho
Mastodons. They appear at St. Paul to
night, and the people of that city may be as
sured of a first-class entertainment.
Mr. Murray put on a 'grand double bill
yesterday, and the result was a packed house
both afternoon and evening. Never has a
better day's business been done at this
popular house, and it could not have been
better, for the house was packed to the wall,
standing room being at a premium. Quite
a number of people were unable to gain
admission for lack of room. The play of
the "Physician Extraordinary" is a pleas
ing domestic drama.tin which Mr. Manny
does some fine acting. The entertainment
closes with the extravaganza entitled "Pocr
hontas, or the Gentle Savage."
The K. of .P. Hall Dedication.
Yesterday afternoon the Knights of Pyth
ias assembled at their new hall in tho Day
block, corner of Washington avenue aud
Fourth avenue south, for the purpose of
decorating the hall.
The entire upper portion of the Day
block has been cut up into room? for (he
order, and has been furnished without re
gard to expense. The main hall is 40\f.l
feet in size, and connecting with it are ban
quet halls, ante rooms, reception rooms, etc
Everything is furnished in an elegant man
ner, and reflects great credit on the order.
The ceremony of dedication was conducted
by the grand lodge officers, and was an im
pressive ceremony. After the dedication
speeches were made and lunch was served.
In the evening the order and their invited
guests, to the number of several hundred,
congregated at the hall and indulged in one
of the most pleasant of the many pleasant
socials ever given by the order.
THE FOREIGN MISSIONS.
Proposed Abolition of Useless Office*.
Washington Special, Deo. SO. I
A member of the cabinet Raid to-day that
he bad quite a number of conversations with
members of Congress upon the subject of
foreign missions, and that ho would
not be snrprtsed see some propo
sition looking to their abolition
offered in Congress soon after its reas
sembling. He says that nothing has contri
buted so much to make the passage of such
a bill possible as the fact that two leading
foreign missions have been for the last six
months vacant, and are still going begging.
He said that before the day of Atlantio ca
bles, when it took weeks to communi
cate between this country and foreign na
tions, it was of some importance to have a
representative abroad for the purpose of
looking after American interests, but at
present there was no more need of a repre
sentative to foreign governments than of a
fiftd wheel to a. coach. Secretary Evarts.
to-day, gave out for publication certain cor
respondence showing that last summer ex-
Governor McCormick was offered his choke
of the vacant foreign missions. Mr. Me-
Cormick declined, upon the ground that bis
business interests in this country bar! so
long been neglected that he could uct afford .
to accept the flattering oiler. If
Secretary Evarts had published all of
the declinations that have been showered
upon him since he began his bunt for
foreign ministers it would fill a page. The
places have been going begging so long that
it has become one of the ■ stock jokes about
town. The matter is now in such shape that
any ambitous man in good standing, with
plenty of money that he wants to throw
away, will stand a very good chance of se
curing any of the vacant missions for the
mere asking. Secretary Evarts announces
with a certain grimness that he intends to
transmit names for the Russian and English
missions to the Eenate upon its reassembling,
but it is not believed that up to the present
time anybody has agreed to accept the posts.
Oscar Osmnndeon, of Wheeling, Rice
county, aged 19, focnl a horse thief in bis
father's stable on a recent early morning.
The thief fired a pistol at the youig man,
the bullet passing through his hnl. Young
Oamundfon returned the fi.e with a snisil
pistol, and the thief fled an 1 made his es