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Official Paper of the City Ac County
friated and Published Every Day in the Tear
The Wn—Y Globs Is a mammoth sheet, exacts
double the t_e of the Daily. It Is Jutt me paper for
the flnaid* containing In addition to all the current
:,_ choice miscellany, agricultural matter, mar
.•tzeporta, etc It is furnished to single tubscri
-«■ >itl with 15 cents added for pre-payment of
yottagef Babscribers should remit $1 . 18.
Term* of Subscription for the Dally Globe.
By carrier (7 papeni per week) 70 oenta pei
By mall (without Sunday edition), 6 papeni per
wttk, 60 cents per month .
By mall (with Sunday edition), 7 papers per week,
TO outs per n-onth.
ST. PAUL, MONDAY, SEPT. 26, 1881.
It should not be forgotten in the exercises
to-day, that it is proposed to build a splendid
monument over the grave of the late President
by one dollar subscriptions. Every town in
the country will desire to have an interest in
that monument. It will be the people's
W. H. Vandkrbilt and his son, Cornelius
Vanderbilt, are among the $5,000 contributors
to the Mrs. Garfield fund. Vanderbilt had
previously declined on the ground
that it was improper to do so while the Presi
dent was living. The purse strings can now
open freely as there arc no hampering restric
tions. ___________
Waseca and Fillmore counties have resolved
in their Republican convention that Gov.
Pillsbury did a very improper thing in calling
an extra session of the legislature. A good
many other conventions have barely escaped
doing the same thing. The time will proba
bly come when these conventions will be
ashamed of their work, but it is nevertheless
very lucky for Pillsbury that he is not a can
didate for re-election. He could not now se
cure it if he would.
It requires 155 votes to nominate in the
Republican State convention. The Dispatch
claims 136 for Hubbard and more coming,
while the Pioneer Press concedes Hubbard
less than forty and counts eighty-six as posi
tively against him. Thejying of the P. P. is
so apparent that its figures have no value
whatever. The Dispatch undoubtedly exag
gerates but as the Globe views it when all
the conventions are held, Gen. Hubbard will
probably have 125 to 130 votes. Whether he
can win with even this large beginning
depends upon the combinations. The combi
nation will be game, which will win on Mon
day, and they are as doubtful at this meeting
s a game of chance.
On the morning that the Globe announced
the death of the President it also contained the
call of Gov. Pillsbury for an extra session of
the legislature. In noting in that issue the
results likely to follow the two events named,
the Globe said:
The probabilities are that in addition to set
tling the bond question Secretary Windom
will be elected Senator. It is almost certain
that w ith the accession of Arthur to the Pres
idency Mr. Windom will resign his cabinet
ixtsition and an Ens>tern man will be selected
for the Treasury Under such circumstanefF
it would be in accordance with the political
luck which has followed Windom for twenty
years, to be again chosen toH,he Senate for
the unexpired term which he resigned to ac
cept a position in the cabinet of the murdered
The Gdobe records its prediction to that
Associated Press telegrams from Washißg
ton Saturday night stated that Mr. Windom
would undoubtedly be speedily supplanted,
and that he had expressed himself ready to
retire and enter the lists for a re-election to
the Senate. The Globe prediction bids fair
to be speedily verified.
The Globe on yesterday gave quite a long
review of the autopsy of President Garfield'e
remains in which it was very positively
claimed that the life of the President might
have been saved under proper treatment. The
doctors deny these charges and there has thus
begun a wrangle which may never be settled.
There is little doubt that the President's case
was hopeless for many weeks before
his death, but it is not so clear that proper
skill at the outset would not have restored
him to health. No one imagines that the
physicians did not essay to do their best
but such dire consequences hung upon their
work that they did not dare take
the measures which might have proved
the very salvation desired. There
was, besides, the professional etiquette,
and the ambition to be prominent is so import,
ant a matter, which undoubtedly preveated
the employment of superior medical aid un
til the unprofessional eye of Mrs. Garfieid saw*
that something was lacking and insisted upon
the constant presence of Drs. Hamilton or
Agnew for the remander of the time.
It is not pleasant to believe that Garfiele
was a victim of professional etiquette or med
ical bungling, but we are forced to that con
clusion. While, as a matter of course, thip
does net paliate or lessen the infamous crime
of the assassin, it increases the calamity to
think that it might have been averted. The
N. Y. Herald concludes a lengthy and able
review of the case in these words:
There is probably not one well instructed
medical man in the United States who does
not to-day believe that if tbe surgeons bad cut
for the bullet on July 3 they would have
found it, and that the great stamina of the
patient would have carried him through that
not very difficult operation, and that he would
have perfectly recovered in a short time from
the wound and all its consequences. Then
there would have been no pyaemia, and it was
the pyaemia that led the way to death;
Sudden Death of E. O. Patrldge.
One of the most sudden deaths the Globe
has been called upon to record occurred last
evening. Mr. E. O. Patridge, one of our old
and well known citizens, went to the First
Baptist church last evening, where he sings
in the choir. After singing the opening hymn
he complained of a pain at the pit of his
stomach, and, accompanied by his daughter,
started for home. They had just crossed the
street, and were in front of 8. S. Eaton's
residence, corner of Ninth and Wacouta
streets, when he dropped dead upon the side
walk. Medicai aid was speedily summoned,
but life was entirely extinct, the physicians
pronouncing it a stroke of apoplexy. His re
mains were taken to the family residence on
Rosabel street. He was 53 years of age, and
at the time of his death was a member of the
firm of B. Presley & Co., fruit and commis
sion dealers.
Went Ont at the Right Time.
Hon. R. R. Nelson, judge of the United
States district court, has reason to consider
himself fortunate in the time in which he ab
sented himself from his office in the custom
house building Saturday afternoon. He went
out from the room for only two minutes, and
while he was out, without warning, the ceil
ing of the room fell in. The material which
fell was heavy enough to have inflicted serious
injuries and might have killed the judge had
he not fortunately been out of the way at just
that right time.
Oas.Fiztures, Portables, Shades, at Kenny &
The Elaborate Arrangements In St. l'aiil-
A Total Suspension of Business— Civic
and Military Socitles and Citizens Join
ing in Doing Honor to His Memory.
St. Paul will devote to-day to the memory
of James A. Garfield. All places of business
and public offices will be closed, and the great
affliction which has come upon the nation wll
be the one topic considered. We give below
the programme and various official and socie
ty announcements:
Among the myited guests to occupy Beats
on the speakers stand during to-day's cere
monies are, Mr. J. Walter, manager of the
London Times, and inventor of the Walter
printing press, and family, Mr. Finley Dun,
also connected with the Times, and Mr. Geo.
W. Hunt, architect of the Royal society,
Commencing at 10 o'clock this morning no
teams or vehicles will be allowed to enter the
approaches or pass by Bridge square until
after tbe conclusion of the ceremonies. Lines
will be drawn across Third street at Cedar and
St. Peter streets, and across Wabasha at Fourth
street, while teams from the Sixth ward will
pass down Second street.
Memorial Services for Monday, Sept. 26th,
at 2 p.m., Bridge Square.
The committee of arrangements fiuther an
nounce to the public that Gen. H. H. Sibley
will be the president of the day.
Second— That the oration will be delivered
by Gov. C K. Davis.
Third — That the religious ceremonies will
be conducted by the Rev. M. N. Gilbert and
the Rev. D. R. Breed.
Ch as. E. Flandrau,
Chas. E. Otis,
R. W. Johnson,
D. A. Monfort,
_ _____
Seats Uponthe Stand in Bridge Square.
The following designated persons are invited
to occupy seats in the stand in Bridge square
during the ceremonies which begin at 2 p.
m. to-day:
1. The president of the day.
3. Governor, state officers and United
States judges.
8. Department commander and staff.
4. Officers of the United States army and
5. Mayor, city and county officers.
6. Orator of the day.
7. Officiating clergy of the day.
8. Masonic commanders.
9. Invited guests.
Chas. E. Flandratt,
Chas. E. Otis,
R. W. Johnson.
D. A. Monfort,
The Exercises at Bridge Square.
The various bodies of this Masonic juris
diction bein£ assembled on Bridge square, will
form under direction of R. E. Sir D. A. Mon
fort, P. G. C. of Minnesota, to receive the
marching column. When the several organi
zations composing tbe column have been
placed, the exercises will- begin with Masonic
services under direction of Damascus Com
inaudery No. 1, K. T., the order being as fol
Funeral Dirge, Great Western band.
Opening prayer, by Rev. Sir Samuel G.
Smith, pastor of the First M. E. church of
St. Paul.
"God is Love," sung by Damascus Com
mandery quartette, Messrs. Leib, Wood, Bucka
lew and Munger.
Selections from Knight Templars burial
"Nearer My God to Thee. " Led by a grand
volunteer mixed chorus (with which all pres
eut are requested to join), accompanied by the
Great Western band.
Selections from the Blue Lodge burial ser
vice, under conduct of O. G. Miller, W. M.,
Ancient Landmark Lodge, No. 5, St. Paul.
"Pleyel's Hymn." Led by Damascus coin
mandery. .
The Masonic services having been closed
with the singing of this grand old hymn, the
exercises will be continued as follows:
Oration by Ex-Gov. C. K. Davis.
Closing religious services, conducted by
Rev. D. R. Breed, pastor of the House of
Hope, and Rev. M. N. Gilbert, rector of Christ
The JWasonic Mourning Arch.
As this structure, the plan of which was
described in the Globe of Friday, approaches
completion, it attracts much attention, and is
universally commended as a worthy tribute of
respect to the late president. The design re
flects credit upon Mr. Radcliff and his assist
ants, and its execution is particularly credi
table to Mr. A. D. Hinsdale, to whom Mr.
Radcliff especially committed the 'work. It
will be entirely completed at an early hour this
morning, and will probably be maintained for
the conventional period of public mourning.
The columns are six feet square. The en-,
trance to the arch is 28 feet wide and 28 feet
high, and the extreme height of the structure
is 45 feet. The whole, excepting only the em
blematic work, is heavily draped and covered in
black. The first section of the columns, each
approached by the emblematic steps, represents
the Blue Lodee, with the alter in one column,
the broken column in the other, and other
proper devices illustrative of Masonic teach
ings — the square, compass and letter G. The
lodge represented.on the a] Jar side will be An
cient Landmark, and the lodge represented on
the other side will be St. Paul LaJge. Above
these sections, in white letters will be inscrib
ed the names of the lodge 3. The top of the
arch will represent Minnesota R. A. Chapter
No. 1, with the emblematic keystone at the
center and on the sides of the arch and altar.
The name of the Chapter win appear and on
the keystone in the usual circle will appear
the familiar letters which teach a lesson of
Royal Arch Masonry. The Commandery (Da
mascus No. 1) will be represented in the enta
blature. In the frieze of the entablature, on the
eastern face, is inscribed "James A. Garfield;
he was a true and courteous knight," aud on
the western face, "He has fallen with his ar
mor on, prepared for knightly
deeds." In the pediment of the
entablature is the commandery coat of arms
and above it a representation of a dying knight
with a background of bannerets. The cross
aud crown appear in the center. From the
center of the impediment drops the commaud
ery flag. On top of the entablature, above the
columns, are four lions encumbent on the
American flag. A funeral wreath extends
from the corners of the entablature to the top.
From the main structure over the walks are
flying buttresses composed of wheels of ban
nerets. The approaches to the Blue lodges
will be strewn io'cJay with flowers. There
will be alsa profuse floral decorations of
wreaths, crosses, etc., and the street and
walks of the vicinity are to be covered with
In this connection attention may well be
called to the simple good taMe of the inourn
mg decorations at foot of Masonic hall. They
correspond well with the massive character
of the arch, without distracting the view
which would take in the fine proportions and
arrangement ofcthat structure.
Arlon Society.
The Arion Society have resolved to partici
pate in the funeral ceremonies to-day. All
members are requested to meet at their hall at
12 M. sharp.
Society Union francaise.
The members of the Society TjDion Fran
caise are respectfully requested to meet at
their hall at 12:30, sharp, o'clock, to-day, to
take part in commemorating the sad event of
the day. D. L. Coubteau. Pres.
The Vocal Exercises. »
An impression prevails that in the vocal ex
ercises upon Bridge square to-day only gen
tlemen are expected to participate. Ladies,
children, and in fact, everyone, is requested to
join. About 300 assembled for rehearsal at
Market hall yestetsay afternoon. The appro
ate hymn, "Nearer My God to Thee,' 1 has
been printed with a mourning border, and will
be distributed in the audience on the square.
To aid in supplying those desiring to join in
the singing the Globe appends them:
Nearer, my Ood, to Thee,
Nearer to Thee!
E'en though it be a cross
Still all my song thai! be,
Meare , my Ood, to Thee,
.Nearer to Thee.
Though a lone wanderer,
Tbe sun gone down,
Darkness be over me,
Pillowed on stone,
Yet in my dreams I'd be
Nearer, my Fod, to Thee,
Nearer to Thee.
There let the way appear
Stops up toheav'n —
All that Thou sendest me
lv a eroy giv'n—
Angela to beckon me
Nearer, my God, to Thee,
Nearer to Thee.
Or If, in Joyful wing
Oleavku the sky.
Sun, lu-.iini, and £tm forgot,
Upward I fly,
Mil; all my song shall be,
Nearer, my God to Thee,
Nearer to Thee.
Emmett Light Artillery.
State of Minuesota, Adjutant General's
Office, St. Paul, Minn., Sept. 34: Special
Order No. 1. — On Monday next, the day ap
pointed for the funeral of our lamented presi
dent, James A. Garfield, the Emmett Light
artillery of St. Paul will fire a gun every half
hour from sunrise to sunset.
Capt. C. M. MacCarthy will make 6uch
detail from the company as may be necessary
to carry out this order.
By order of the governor.
H. P. Van Cleve,
[L. S.] Adjutant General.
Headquarters Emmet Light Artillery, St.
Paul, Sept. 24, 1881.- Company Order No. 5:
In parsuance of the foregoing order of the
governor and commander-in-chief, the follow
ing detail is hereby made to man the piece:
Sergeants Noonan and Hogan, Corporal Lynch,
and Privates McDonnell, Cady, Griffin and
White. The detail will report immediately for
orders to First Sergeant Nally, chief of piece.
It is further ordered that "the members of
this command assemble at the armory, Mar
ket hall, Monday next, at 12 o'clock, for the
purpose of rendering due honor to the mem
ory of President Garfield. In addition to the
requirements of the order of the governor,
twenty-one minute guns will be fired, com
menciDg at 2 p.m., the hour fixed for the ob
sequies. C M. MacCakthy,
Captain Commanding, E. L. A.
Sotice to Odd Fellows. %
Fellows Hall, ?
St. Paul, Sept. 26, 1881. J
Patriarchs and brothers of all the lodges in
the city, and visiting brethern:
You are hereby requested to report at lodge
room, corner Fifth and Wabasha, at 12:30
sharp to-day, (Monday) for the purpose of at
lending in a body the memorial services at
Bridge Square, and joining in th* procession
in honor of our late Chief executive.
By order of Committee.
Bricklayers, Attention.
All members of the Bricklayers' Union are
requested to meet at 12 o'clock sharp to-day
at Arien hall, to join in the funeral proces
sion. A full attendance is requested. By or
der of the president. Edward Chbistian.
Quartette of Desperadoes.
There arrived in this city by the early train
from the west yesterday morning, Sheriff
Mertz, of Brainard, and Sheriff T. C. Bevies, ot
Crow Wing, having in charge the two outlaws,
George Howard and Henry Taylor, and two
other prisoners.
The men Howard and Taylor, were con
victed of [murdering an Indian, and sentenced
to the state penitentary for life. The crime
was dastardly and bloodthirsty in the ex
treme. The desparadoes visited an Indian
camp near Aitkin, and during a drunken spree
they offered gross insults to several of the
squaws, being finally driven from the camp.
Returning to the camp armed they fired in
to a crowd of Indians, killing the brother of
the chief. The cold-blooded nature of the
affair aroused the resentmentbf the Indians
and great excitement prevailed. They were
lucky to escape with their lives.
The third prisoner is Samuel McGraw,
formerly a farmer at Aitken. While on a
spree he had a difficulty with a man named
Smith, employed as a clerk in one of the stores
at Aitken, and during the melee the latter was
shet and mortally wounded. McGraw goes
up for two years.
The last prisoner is William Murphy, sen
tenced to two years for burglary and one year
for laiceny. They will be taken over to-mor
A Man .Makes the Passage Safely, and
Swims Ashore.
An immense furore was created among the
hundreds of spectators on Bridge Square about
3:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon, by the unex
pected appearance on the bridge of a young
man attired in the breezy costume of tights,
and his subsequent leap from the big span of
the bridge to the swift flowing waters of the
river below, a distance of ninety feet. That
portion of the crowd who had witnessed the
hazardous leap held their breath in
suspense, expecting that the young
man would never come up alive.
In this respect they were pleasanely surprised.
On leaping from the bridge he shot down
ward like an arrow, inclining somewhat and
striking the water on his shoulder. In a
moment he came to the surface and struck
out with the skill and finish of an expert
swimmer. Paddlirjg along at an easy stroke
he reached a point near the Sioux City freight
house where he landed. Meantime the excite
ment was intense; the supposition
boing that he was a lunat
ic or a would * be suicide.
Officer Fitzgerald sought a practical solution
of the question and when he landed he was
put under arrest. After donning his outward
clothing he was taken to the city hall where
he was interviewed, by a Globe reporter. He
gave the name of C. H. Morton and stated
that he was in the employ of a wholesale
house in that city. He is about 28 years of
age, an Englishman and a good converser. He
stated that the leap was made on a wager; that
he had jumped twice from the Minneapolis
bridge and once from the London suspension
bridge, a distance of 120 feet. He feels highly
indignant at his arrest, staling that as his per
son was neatly attired in new underwraps, the
offense was not indecent exposure of person.
Assuring a reporter the costume was cartainly
equal to that worn by the members of the
boat club during practice and at their regat
Death of Hon. J. T. Daniels.
[Special Telegram to the Globe.]
Rochester, Sept. 24.— The Hon. J. V.
Daniels died this morning at 1 o'clock ol
neuralgia of the heart. He had retired at 12
o'clock in apparently good health, but about
1 o'clock he called his daughter. Mrs. A. M.
Ozmun, and 6aid: "Oh, this terrible pain in mj
throat and breast." Mrs. Ozinun immediately
went for a light, but before she could gel il h"
had passed aw:iy. Mr. Daniels was 72 years oi
age, and leaves one daughter and three sons.
He has been in the state legislature conliuu
ously, with the exception of two terms, sin«
IS6I, and was a member of the present senate.
He was a delegate to the Republican nationa 1
convention which nominated G;n. Garfield.
The funeral will occur next Monday, at 8
o'clock p. m.
Milwaukee, Wis., Sept. 24.— Flour
less active; strong. Wheat scarce; strong;
advancing; No. 2 hard 1.46*; No. 2 1.35}5;
September 1.35 M; October 1.35%; No
vember 1.35»6; December 1.37)£; January
1.38*; No. 3 1.32; No. 4 and rejected
nominal. Corn quiet; No. 2 68c. Oate
scarce and firm; No. 2 43c. Rye weaker;
No. 1 $1.10},. Barley lower; No. 2 cash
and September 98}£c; October 97>i . Provisions
easier; mess pork 19.25 cash and
October; 20.50 January. Lard, prime steam
12.15 cash and October; 12.70 January.
Live hogs steady; fair demand; 6.25@
6.95. Freights, wheat to Buffalo 3c.
Receipts, 5,925 barrels flour; 1,150 bushels
wheat; 38,600 bushels barley. Shipments,
11,200 barrels of flour; 800 bushels of
wheat; 15,900 bushels of barley.
Consult the European regular graduate —
diploma in office — on all sexual, nervous, and
chronic diseases. Twelve years experience.
See advertisement elsewhere, 439 Jackson 6t.
Fall goods opening at
B. F. Zahm & Cos.
157 and 161 West 7th street, Seven Corners.
[This column will appear In the Globe every Mon
day morning. Pertinent correspondence will be
thankfully received, and should be addressed to 3.
D, Wood, Globe office.]
Commodore Kittson's Contemplated Pur
chase of Nutwood— Look at a Five- Year-
Did Flyer by Smuggler—The Prevailing
Hone Distemper, and How it Manifests
Itself— Deaths at Kittsondale— A Fine
Colt— Miscellaneous.
Not Coming to Kittsondale.
The visit of Commodore KitUou (accompanied by
Mr. D. W. Woodmansee) to Chicago two weeks ago
to ace and inspect the famous stallion Nutwood, by
De mont, dam Mils Bussell (dam of Maud 8.), with
a possible view of adding him to the Xlttsondal*
stnd. did not result in the purchase being couum
naed. Nutwood was shown Mr. Klttson and
Woodmansee on the Chicago track, giving them an
exhibition mile In 3:31. This, of coarse, was no
fair measure of his speed, the horse being decidedly
out of condition, but from what they saw of him,
they reached the conclusion that he would never
again equal his record, 2:183f, made In his 5-year
form, and as Mr. Eittson desires sires able to trot
luw down in the figures now, as well
as breeding, the idaa of purchase was relinquished
Nutwood is a dark okeitnut, a shade darker
than his famoos half Bister Maud 8., stands IS 3 in
front, and nearly or quite an inch higher behind,
and in his general formation and breeding is a very
fine type of a trotter. As has been stated, he goes
te tbe Woodburn stock from Ey., under contract to
eerre thirty mares in the spring, after which, should
he shew a return of bis old time speed, it is suppos
ed he will be entered in the stallion events another
While absent, Mr. Woodmansee took a run iato
Ohio in answer to a letter offering
to produce a 5-year-old Smuggler coli
who would show a half mile iv 1:09*,
a 2:19 pait, for $16,(100. The colt was produced, but
the best he could do was a half in l :11ft, a 2 :23 gait
—a good performance, but not fast enough to suit
Mr. KUtson, Yon Arnim, the pres
ent king of the Kittsondale harem, at the
game age and in some hot races against the famous
Trinkett. Charley Ford, Voltaire and other noted
turf performers, having lapped Trinkett out In
2 :19J4 and secured a record of 2:22. Since owned
by Mr. Eittson, Yon Arnim has trotted but one race,
that at the recent Minneapolis Exposition, for stal
lions, beating Capt. Herod and Portion with com
manding cane, best time 2 :28. All who saw the race
know that this performance does not by any means
r«pre»ent Yon Arnim's speed. In the first place he
was in very poor condition for a race, and secondly
the track wa» 3to 4 seconds slow, but there is little
doubt had he been driven ont he could on that day
and on that track have at least duplicated his record
of 2 :22 . WSat he could do, put in proper condition,
is of course mere matter of conjeoture. but that he
could show better than 3:20 there is scarcely room
to doubt a fact which we believe will be veri
fied by his performance at the Gentlemen* Driviog
park, New York City, October 4. Couple with thi»
possession of speed, his good size, hands me color,
spleDdid limbs, as clean anJ sound as on the day he
was foaled, his tractable disposition, fine brainy
head, his natural trottiog instinct, ambition to trot
to the front and great endurance, and we have a
horse that Mr Eittion will have trouble to dupli
cate, saying nothing about a superior.
The Sickness Among the Horses.
The epidemic among the horses mentioned in this
department a week ago continues unabated, and
probably nearly or quite a quarter of the horses of
the city are more or less disabled, inflicting incon
venience and loss upon liverymen, truck uon and
others employing large nuibers of horses and more
or less seriouoly interfering with the movement of
merchandise, delivery of wood. and oihar business in
which horses are employed. But tbe disease is by no
means of so serioue a character as statements which
have appeared in other of the city papers would in
dicate. For instance, the Dispatch the other even
ing stated upon the author ty, it sai4, of a well
known hackman, that th<re had been 250 death*
from tbe dlseasw in this city in the past two weeks.
We think the Dispatch mast have misunderstood
the hackman, as the statement greatly exagerates
tbe mortality, as ascertained by inquiries of veter
inary surgeons, liverymen, hackmen and others.
Mr. «lexand>r, superintendent of the street rail
way, upon which aearly 200 bones are employed,
informs us that of forty odd which have been sick
vl are convalescing, not a death . Dr. Berkman say*
of nearly 400 horses he has treated, net one has
died. Other veterinarians make almost equally fa
vorable reports. In fact all appear to have correct
ly diagnosed the disease when first brought to their
attention, and to have been most successful in
t- eating it. But still stronger testimony that the
mortality is in no way alarming, it that
of one of the proprietors of tbe rendering company,
by whom tbe carcasses are removed, who states that
tbe average dsily deaths are only 3 and a small per
cent, in this city agaioet between 6 and 7 im Minne
apolis, and bnt little if any larger than they were in
tbe hot seasoh in July and August. He also states
that tbe deaths are generally of old and decrepit an
imal*, the young spr edlly recovering if given any
thing like decent treatment. When it is remembered
that tbe mortality from uatural causes alone would
be almost if not quite two a day, the idea of any
i- care at the preset) t death rate is preposterous.
When the disease first appeared and before its char
acter was understood, tie morta ity was greater,
from the fact that horses were continued at work
until too late to effect a cure Thai John St. Aubin,
the truek -Ban, lost six head within a few days of
each other bat since hiring called in a voternarlan,
though the disease hu gone through hla entire (ta
ble and peveral horse) have been and are still quite
sick, not a death has occurred.
As we said last week an essential, is absolute rest
from all work upon the first appearance of the dis
ease Work is almost sore death Best, good care
and treatment almost as certain re overy
The disease is nothing more or less than a fev«?r,
partaking in different cases of the character of in
termittent, putrid and typhoid, and that all may know
wh°u their hones are Buffering from either, we give
briefly the symptoms of each, from Schaeffer's man
ual of veterinary :
Intermittent— This sets in with languor, tremblirg
and a chill, the hair standing on end, the tontine is
dry, urine watery and transparent, breathing labored,
pulse hurried and the appetite gone. In a few hours
heat sets in, which lasts for a short, more or less in
definite period, after which the animal seems again
as before, except feeble. The attack returns again
in two, three or more days.
Putrid — The animal is weak and sad. the mouth
filled wiih fetid saliva, the eyes are half closed, dim
and watery, the breathing is hurried and the breath
has a fetid smell, the dang is Bolt,
-m 11* badly, and the urine is viscid
and dark colored If the disease gets worse the an
imal wants to lie down all the time, and finally does
not rse again; a diarrhoea having a cadaverous
smell sets in. the legs, bead and other parts of the
body become swollen : the pulse is generally small,
soft, qnick and changeable ; the more hurried tbe
pulse the more dangerous the condition of the ani
Typhoid -This disease sets in with indolence, lan
guor and I'.stlesßuess, loss of appetite, gritting of
the t eth ; the head is leaning upon the crib ; the pa
tients do not heed any one calling to them ; close
their eyelids half, the ears remain in a pendant and
unchanged position ; the animals waft as if drunk,
and sometime? fall down. The pulse is hnrried.
scarcely perceptible, and frequently intermitted; the
discharges of dung and nrine are at first scanty, but
on the seventh or ninth day diarrhoea sets in, and the
disease terminates in putrid typhus.
The latter form Is that most prevalent here. All
ar« the re6nlt of bad air, sultry heat after long rain,
inundations, bad keep, unwholesome sheds or pta
'•■•les The bad air. sultry heat, and the inunda
i jds have all been experienced here Mrs season aud
bence the (lit^a-a A change for the better has al
ready taken place in these conditions. The air ha«
become clear and coot, and will steadily grow purer,
bringing- with it a gradual disappearance of tbe dis
ease. But in the meantime we reiterate our advice.
U pi n tbe first appearance of any of the symptom*
above enumerated give the horse perfect rest ~, and
the beft of i are, with Intelligent medics* attf ndance.
lr improvement does not follow at onoe, and tare
your animals.
Deaths at Kittsondale.
We regret to announoe that two deaths occurred
it Kittßondala last week from the prevailing distem
per—typhoid fever, or "pink eye." One death wan
that of the large pray mare fey Indian Chief, form
erly owned by Wm. B. Merriam, and the other a
' . uara used by Mr. Kittson ' as a family horse long
oeforo the Eittaondale enterprise had »«nmed
form and shape. ' The first named n are was in size
tad appearance one ■ of the finest brood mares at
iitttson ".ale. standing nearly or quite sixteen hands,
large framed and strongly muscled, clean ont Intel
l gent bead, good | neck, strong should ara and hips,
coupled to a roomy barrel. Indian Chief, her sire,
was by Blood's Black Hawk. She - had a
colt foal by her side by De Graff and
Hopkins' Alexander, In size and general appearance
the n»ost promising foal at j Kittsondale this season,
and bad been bred to Yon Arnim, i a - combination
that; ought to have produced a fine foal, j Her death
U a most serious loss, next to ' that ' of ' Hambrlno
Belle, by Hambrino, which occurred soon after her
arrival from Kentucky, the result of a severe cold
terminating in congestion of the lungs.
A Fine Colt.
■ Capt. Thomas B. , Marrett knows ' a ' good ' horse
when he sees one, and when he comes across an ex
tra promising animal, becomes its owner If possible .
One of ; his latest -acquisitions is a 3-; ear old oolt
named Young Highlander. He is an inbred Swigert,
big sire being Hughey Angus, by Swigert,
Ist "i* 1 dim ! ' Pauline, ; also • '■ " by . *" Swigert,
24 dim F<ady Bell I by Richard's Bellfounder,Sd dam
Mary Rich, by imp. Mickey Free, 4th dam > Glyoora
by imp. Sovereign, 6th dam Sister to I Prior, by imp \
Qlencoe, 6th dam Bister to Modoc by American
Eclipse. - Youog Highlander Is a rich ; bay, ■: stands
1614 hands carries himself like a king,' and moves
ovor the ground with a regularity and ease promis
ing well for his future as a trotter. ■ He is a good
■ Miscellaneous. \ :;■.•'.
I 1 At the Chicago Driving park on Sept 12, '■ the - bay
stallion Milo, by Milwaukee, was entered in the
three minute class, which he ■ won 'in straight heats,
beating six competitors in 3:34V4, 2:29 X, 3:34*, and
the Chicago Horseman says he won with ridicul en
ease. Milwuakee MUo's (ire, is full Mother to Curtis'
Hambletonian, being by Ryedyk Hambletonlan, out
of the famous Dolly Martin, and the perform ante
of his stn Milo places him in the charmed circle o*
sires that have produced 2 :30 trot ers, all of which
must be very pleasing to bis owner, Mr. C.T. Brad
ley, of Milwaukee, Wis. Milwaukee is the tire of
many fine yonng horses that are rapidly coming to
the front, a most promising one being the bay geld
Ing. Prince Arthur, owned by the genial Hank
Smith, of North Branch, Minn. This colt was en
tered in the 9:60 class at M'nneapolli,
which race owing to ths weather was
declared off, but s nee such time he was driven a
trial mile over the Minneapolis track m 2:37: Prince
Arthur will join Milo wbeu opportunity offers in
crowning his sire with a 2:30 laurel and Hank will
laugh loud and long thereat.
Spirit of the Timet : "We have had in New York
city another wonderful trotting performance by a
doub.eteam. At the Gentlemen's Driving park,
Sept. 8. Mr. T. O. Eastman, president of the asso
ciation, drovo his bay team, Glendale and
Capt. Jack, a full mile in 2:2«H
Ths wagon weighed 170 pounds and Mr.
Eastman tips the beam at 835 pounds— a total of 405
pounds. Taking into consideration the unusual
weight behind the horses, this time becomes truly
remarkable, and deserves prominent place in the
front rank of trotting performances.
Mr. John J. Cook and John Groesbeck, of
Rochester, arrived in the city early last week with
the mare Lady Qroesbeck.'record 2:25 M, by Star of
the West, dam a gray pacing mam, and her full sla
ter, sis years old, no record. The horses are very
finely matched as to size, color, and way of going,
and have been driven to the pole in 2 :40 The team
attracted much attention from our horsemen and it
Is understood before the gentlemen returned hom<
a conditioned sale of Lady Groesbeck was made to
Mr. Eittson and of her sister to Wm. R. Merriam,
Mr. T. S. Flood, of Elmira, N. V., hat sold to Mr.
A, t. Smith, of Berlin, Germany, the chestnut geld
ing, Chester F. , winner of the 2-mile heat race in ths
2:38 class at Hartford. He will be shipped to Ger
many, and trotted there in long distance races.
Chester F. is by Mercury, dam Mary Ann, by Mag
nolia. ,
Green Mountain Maid, the dam of Electioneer,
Prospero, Elaine, Dime Trot, etc., has been stinted
to Kentucky Prince, and the produce will beooue the
property of Gov. Leland, of Califo>nia. The price
of the prospective bonanza is a dead secret.
H. 8. Wolfe, Shenandoah. lowa, has paid William
Babcock & Son, of Canton, 111., $760 for a half in
terest in Gen. Sprague, a yearling son of George
Hprague, and $225 for a like share in Hosa Sprague,
a 2-year old, by the same sire.
Charlea Wister, of Philadelphia, is alleged to have
cold his bay trotting gelding, Ft Hod, for $10,000. It
is said that be has* shown a qusrter iv 29(4 sec
It is reported that J. 8. Eeene has invested $65,
--000 in an estate at Newmarket, on wiich to train his
horses. It looks at if he intended to stay.
They Lose Their Grip on the Stock Mar
ket, hat Retain the Hold Upon Grain—
The Former Weak and the Latter Gener
ally Strong; — Provisions Somewhat
Bt. Paul, Sunday, Sept. 25.
On the board of trade yesterday prices and
transactions were as follows:
Wheat— No. 1 hard $1.30 bid; No. 2 do.,
$1.27; No. 3 $1.12; No. 4 $1.05.
Corn— No. 2, 64 c bid, 66c asked; do October
65c bid, 66c asked; No. 3 61c bid, 63c asked.
Sales, one car No. 3at 63c, one car do., out
going, at 65c, and one car No. 2 October at
Oats— No. 2 white 49c bid; No. 3 do. 48c;
No. 2 mixed 48c; do. October offered at 46c;
November and year offered at 47c; No. 3
mixed 47c. Sale, one car No. 2 mixed to ar
rive at 49c.
Barley— No. 2,90 c bid; No. 3 extra 80c; No. 3
Rye— No. 2,93 c bid.
Flax Beed — Good crushing, $1 24 bid.
Ground Feed— Offered at $22.00.
Corn Meal— Offered at $21.00.
Bran— sl3.oo bid.
Baled Hay— sl2.oo bid.
Potatoes— 72c bid.
On motion the board adjourned over till
Tuesday, out of respect to President Garfield.
Fruits— Aoples continue scarce and are a
little higher; Wisconsin's $3.00@3.50; Mich
igan's $3.50@3.75; fancy $4.00 per barrel.
Peaches, in peck baskets, $t.25@1.40; six
quart baskets, $1.C0@1.25. Concord grapes
9@loc per lb.; Delawares 15c, California fruits
are unchanged.
New Cider — In iron-bound packages, half
barrels, $3.50; quarter barrels $2.50.
Sweet Potatoes — Jerseys, to arrive this morn
ing, quoted at $6.00@6.50.
Eastern and .European Markets.
New York, Sept. 24. — Money 4@6 per
cent, per annum and 1-64 per cent, per diem,
closing air 5 per cent. Prime mercan
tile paper 5@6 per cent. Sterling exchange,
bankers' bills steady at $4.80%. Sight ex
change on New York, %4.84#.
Three hundred and fifty thousand dollars in
gold arrived from Europe to-day.
Loans, decrease $ 953,000
Specie, decrease 95,300
Legal tenders, increase 495,400
Deposits, decrease 2,432,300
Circulation, decrease 20,600
Reserve, increase 1,008,150
Adams Express.. 137 Norfolk & W pf.. 56*
Alton &T. H... 53* Northarn Pacific 40}£
do preferred .. 93 do preferred .. 80*
American^ 88 Northwestern. . . 127
8., C. R. & N. .. 80 * do preferred. . .138
Canada South'n. 64% N. Y. Central... .143
C, C. &I. C. . . . 21 Ohio Central. . . . 28%
Central Pacific. 97% Ohio & Miss.... 45
Chesapeake & O. 29 # do preferred . .112
do Ist pref'd.. 41* Ontario & West. 31&
do 2d pref'd. . . 31^ Pacific Mail 52%
Chicago & AU...132 Panama 255
do preferred . . 139 Peoria, D. & E.. . 42
C, B. &Q 161* Pittsburgh 140
C..BLL. &N.O. 76 Reading 70#
C, Bag. & C . . . . 50 Rock Island .... 137%
Cleveland & Col. 96^ Bt. L. &S. F 45.*
Delaware &H. .109% do preferred . . 74
Del. & Lack . . . .127* do Ist pref'd. .106
Denver &R. G . . 88% Mil. & St. Paul . .1 14%
Erie 46 do preferred.. ..l 24*
do preferred... 88« St. Paul & Man.lo3*
Foit Wayne ... .140 St. Paul & Om'a 45 H
Han. & 8L Joe. .100 do preferred . .107*^
do preferred. . . 1 07 Texas Paci flc . . . 54)6
HarlemJ 200 Union Pacific. ...l 23*
Houston & Tex. 89 United States ... 69
Illinois Central.. 132% W., St. L. & P.. 65*
Ind., B. & West. 48 do preferred .. 93}^
Kansas & Texas. 42% Wells A Fargo . . 131
Lake Erie &W.. 53* Western U. T.... 88
Lake Shore 126% East T.,V. & G-. 15
Louisville* N.. 98* do preferred.. 28
L., N. A. &C... 70 Caribou 2
M. &C. lstpfd.. 17 Central Arizona. 1%
do 2d pref'd. . 11% Excelsior 1*
Memphis & C. 78 Hoxestake 19
Mich. Central ... 93 * Little Pitts 2 x
Missouri Pacific. 108 Ontario 35*
Mobile & 0hi0... 37* Quicksilver: 14
Morris & Essex ?.24# do preferred .. 59
N., C. & St. L. . . 84% Silver Cliff 4%
N. J. Central . . . 97k Standard 22%
....No sales. tOtfered. tßid. *Ex. div.
§Ex. mat. coup. |jEx. int.
The following quotations giving the range
of the markets during the day were received by
M. Dor an, commission merchant: ■:■■ : ■:.:■
Liverpool, ' ' '■ Sept. 24, 10 A. M.— Spot
wheat strong. Cargoes 3d higher. London :
strong; tending up.
Nbw York, Sept. 24, 12:00 m.— Wheat
irregular; Chicago . and Milwaukee 1.41 ;
@i.42. :-;v*;
Oct. Nov. Oct. , Nov.
9:30 A. v. 183& , 134^ 131* , 134*
! 9:45 " • . "'. 133>* 184&. .... 134%
10:00 " 133 1343/ , 131 134%
10:15 " 133% 134% 132 IS5#
11:00 ; " .... .... * 132# - ....
11:15 " 134* «35 .... "....
11:30 " 134* 135# 132* , 135*,'
11:45 :" ; 134* 135* - .... -,:: 135%
12:00 - M 134* 135 * < 132 135*
12:15 P.M. 134& 135& :.• .... 135>£
12:30 "134* 135^ 132# 135%
12:45 " 135 135* 132% , 135*.
1:00 ; « ...,: 135& •", 186 . 132% 136
1 December wheat closed in Chicago at 1.37* .
Year wheat closed iv Chicago at 1.82.
Wheat receipts in Chicago 28,372 bushels;
shipments 38,493 bushels. . 'v^'J
; Wheat receipts ; in Milwaukee 11,500 bushels;
shipments 800 bushels. ; •■; \ , • v c; * ';> ?■ '■■-'■■- :
Stock of wheat in Milwaukee 386,000
The Globe will be found on sale daily at
the following news depots:
W. E. Gerrißh,corner Washington and Sixth
avenues south.
Postoffice sews stand.
Nicollet House news stand.
C. Y. Elliott, 128 Washington avenue.
Merchants hotel news stand.
J. T. Williamson, 206 Hennepin avenue.
Geo. A. Morse, 206 Central avenue.
The banks will all be closed to-day.
. Judge YouDg will hold court In Isantl county this
Were the bar rooms closed yesterday T Echo
answers— yesterday. ! •
Call at the Boston restaurant for the delicacies of
the season . Fish and oysters Ut auy style.
Danz' band held a rehearsal meeting In the hall at
310 Ileunt-piu avenue, yesterday afternoon.
Minneapolis Lodge, I O. G. T., will hold a regu
lar meeting at 136 Nicollet avenue this evening.
The Boyton company will play the "Man of the
Iron Mask" at the Acadipoy on the 21st of October.
Rtv. F. W. Tompkins, rector of Bt. Paul's par
ish, preached his first annual sermon yesterday
The fourth quarterly meeting of the Washington
Avenue M. E. church was held yesterday afternoon
at 3 o'clock.
The fifth annual ball of the Robert Emmet Litera
ry society will occur at the halPover the City bank
ou October 14.
On Thursday evening the famous and original
Swedish Lady Quartette will give an entertainment
in the Academy.
The funeral of Thomas Gorman occurred from
the I-ite residence, Mo. 1,011 South Second street,
yesterday af ternccn.
It is expected that the business houses will gen
erally suspend b-slne a to-day; also the mills, (save
the I'iil-bury mills .)
Key J H. Tuttle, M. D., pastor of the Church of
the Redeemer, has returned from his trip ta Massa
chu etts, t.nd occupied his pulpit yesterday.
The postoffiee will be closed at noon to-day. Mo
ccl.ection will be taken from the street letter boxes,
aud no mail will be delivered this afternoon.
To-morrow eveiiing Wm. F. Cody (Buffalo Bill,
the ecout) will present his i lay, founded upon bor
der life, "The Prairie Waif," at the Academy.
The third annual ba 1 of the Minneapolis aseo
at< s will take place on Friday evening at Armory hall
Extensive preparations are made for an elaborate
U: cle Nate Boberts, of South Minneapolis, had
h s shoulder dislocated while tryug to capture a hog
on Saturday The unruly porker ran between his
legs and tripped him up.
A package containing about (200 worth of goods,
cou-isting of a large package of dr- goods, a box oi
gl< yes, etc , wa- found upon the street and taken t
police headquarter*, where they are awaiti. g the
i-laims of the ewuer The bjx was addressed to ».
Q. Diokman, of the 99 cent store.
Arrangements for Observing the Funeral
Obsequies To-Day.
Extensive preparations are made in this city for
the observance of the obeeqaies of the late President
Yesterday funeral services were cor.duoted in most
of the Minneapolis churohes. The obsetvances
conducted at 10 :30 by Rev T. M. Riley, rector of the
Holy Trinity church, on the East side, was unusual
ly conspicuous. The services were attended by
■ he Minneapolis Lijjht Infantry corps
in full uniform, (Dr. Riley being the chaplain of
the company.) The services were the beautiful
and formal obsequies t rescribed by tbe church
ritual. Dr. Riley took for his text, "He wa< a bright
and shining light," and upon this topic delivered an
eloquent and touching discourse. The church was
tasti y and heavily draped Tn mourning, and wa
filled to its utmost capacity with tbe mourning
citizens .
1 be Disciples held a special memorial service yes
terday morning. The ch*pel was draped iv deeper
mourning. The lamented president was a member
of tbe church of which this chapel fora s a part
This afternoon at tbe Pilgrim church, a union
memorial service wil be he'd by tbe churches of
North Minneapolis. Addresses will be made by
Uev 3 R. Berry, pastor of the Washington Avenue
*i . E. church, and James Q. Nind and Byron Suth
erland. Esq.
Memorial services will be held in St. Mark's
Episcopal chnrch to-day at 1 o'clock p. m.
Rev. .John Woods will conduct the services at the
Y. M. O. A. parlors at 2 o'clock thin afternoon.
Memorial sei vices will be held at High school bali
at 2 o'clock. The following is the programme: 1.
Hymn, "Nearer, my Ood, to thee " 2. Bcripture
reading. 3 Cbanting tbe Lord's prayer. 4. Ad
dre>s by Prof. O. V. Tousley. 5. Singing, "Let him
rest," by a quartette.
Prof. Tou3ley b-s Issued an announcement to the
effect that ths public schools would be closed to-day.
He also recommends that at 2 o'clock the children
assemble at their respective schools, and that a me
morial service be held in each school room, and apks
each teacher to take from the life aud service $ of
this illustrious American whatever may be deemed
most appropriate for tbe school, and enforce tbe lob
so s conveyed.
Memorial services will be held at St. Paul's Epis
copal church this afternoon at 2 o'c'ock. Tbe church
will be heavily draped and prop: rly decorated. An
extensive programme, according to the funeral ser
vices of the church has been prepared .
Memorial services will be conducted this evening
under the auspices of Geo. N. Morgan, pott, Q. A.
R. in Association hall Appropriate addresses will
be made and fitting music discoursed . The publio
is iuvited to attend.
Another memorial service will be held at Ply
mouth Congregational church (his afternoon, be
ginning at 2 o'clock
Chaplain S M. Riley will conduct a mexorial ser
vices at Foit SnelUng this afternoon
Captain Aims has iesued a call for the Minneapolis
Zouave corps to report at their armory iv Turner
ball promptly at 11 o'clock this morning, in full uni
form, to take part In tbe funeral ceremonies in nidi
manner as it may then and there be decided upon
The city market will be closed at 10 o'clock this
forenoon for the day so that the employes may at
tend the observances of the last sal rites upon the
death of our beloved president.
The comrades cf George N. Morgan post, G. A.
R., assembled at their ball i.rorujitly at 2 o'clock
yesterday afternoon, from whence they filed to the
Plymouth Congregational church and listened to
the m era- rial discourse by Ir. Campbell, pastor ot
the Park Avenue i lobby trrian church.
Union services for President Oarfleld will be held
in Plymouth Congregational church on this after
noon at 2 o'clock, the hour at which the funeral
services occur at Cleve'and. Addresses will be de
livered by Rev. E. M. Campbell, D. D, of Park
Avenue Pre.-byt riau church, Rev. .Thomas MoClary
of the East Side M M church, Rev. John O. Hay,
of the Ch istain church, of which denomination
i resident Oarfleld was a member, and Rev. E D.
Neill. Other prominent clergymen, representing
other denominations, will take s. me part in the ser
vices. Musio will be furnished by the Apollo
qua rtette. All are conlia ly invited to attend.
Services Yesterday.
The numerous churches of Bast Minneapolis were
very tastefully draped lv mourning yesterday. At
the O ivet Baptist church memorial services were
ht Id by the Rev. Mr. Shutter. Similar appropriate
sermons were given at the Congregational, Metho
dist, Catholic, Episcopal and Presbyterian ohurche*.
I hey were largely attended and the feeling in each
instance was universal and profound .
A large concourse filled the auditorium at ihe
Church of the Redeemer (TJniversalist) yesterday
morxing. The audit rium was neatly filled. Ihe
cho'r rendered some vry beautiful mimic, appropri
ate to the occasion . In front of the pulpit stood a
table supporting a large cross, composed of mow
white flowers, its base surrounded by green vinex
and grasses. Other floral decorations ornamented
the pulpit and platform. Behind the platform de
pended mingled fo'da of white and black crape. At
each sids of the platform a handful of ripe grain was
displayed, fastened with a sombre bow of black.
Rev. Mr. Tmtle se'ectad as his text the fourteenth
verse of the third chapter of James : "Whereas ye
know not what is your life? It is even a vapor, that
appeareth for a little time, and then vanishetti
away." In his remarks, of whioh the following is
only an epitome, he alluded to the unirt rsal grief
caused by tbe biow of the assassin, and feelingly
pictured the fortitude of the lamented victim iv his
heroic struggle with death The usefulness aud
high character of the illustrious dead, his pa'riot
ism and his unblemished record an a statesman, his
v rtues as a tender husband ami a loving father, had
endeared him t> the people so that no other presi
dent so fully possessed their hearts.
Yesterday was the occasion of the farewell sermon
of the pastor, R-v. W. W. Baterlee. At 9:30 the
love feast exercises occurred, at which time seven
persons united with the church
The decorations in memory of the lamented presi
dent were beautiful, consist ug of a flag draped with
blaok and a large portrait of the deceased surround
ed by ample drapery of crape and lace. The plat
form was profusely decorated with flowers .
Services were held at 3 p. m., the house befng
crowded to overflowing. Memorial services were
begun with singing, prayer, and reading from the
fourteenth chapter of 2d Oorlnthiuts Bey. Dr.
Campbell delivered the discourse, Be.'ecting for hs
text Ist f >muel, nineteenth chapter, second verse
Th e discourse was an eloquent tribute to Gen, Gar
fled, and concluded with expressions of good will
for Arthur, who, the speaker said, was legitimately
Through the medium of the morLing press, Gov
ernor Pillßbury issued a proclamation upon the
death of I resident Ctarneld setting aside Friday af
ternoon of last week for religious denominatlens
throughout the state to assemble im their respective
places of worship and conduct such services as may
seem to them suited to the solemn ocossion.
He also slated : "And I further recommend that
on Monday next, the 28th lnst— the day appointed
for final funeral ceremonies — the people of Minne
sota, with oue accord, elo«e their places of business,
and leave their farms and work shops, to unite in
tributes of reverent and Under respect to the illus
trious dead."
Agreeable to tbe above proclamation the e_t loyea
of the PUlsburyHoaring mills in this city, had made
arrangements to attend the funeral obsequies at their
respective. placeß os woiehlp to-day. Much to their
disappointment, however, they were notified as they
left their work on Satordry night that they must re
port at their posts to-day and woik as usual.
A $70 Hobbery.
Anthony Heitsenbig is a young mau, a stone ma
son, who baards at No. 118 Thirteenth avenue south.
He is a new comer, and does not fully appreciate the
despicable condition of the morals of the western
freebooters . He placed $70 in an old satchel, which
he put under his bed at the boarding house. He
then weDt out to Lake Oalhono, where he had two
days' employment at his trade. Upon hi* return
on Saturday night, imagine b s grief at finding that
some individual had relieved his satchel of its
treasure. During the two bights of his absence the
-bedioom bad been occupied by other boarders At
this late date it is not likely that any trace of the rob
ber can be found, and Heit-eubig will probably be
obliged to console himself with the fact that he had
been foolUhly indiscreet.
Miss McAllister announces that the Opera house
will now be kept open nightly until the end of the
m aeon next spring This evening the company
will present thy delightful comedy, "Married Life."
To-morrow evening the evf-r popular emotional
drama, "The Lady of LyonV will be ihe bill, »ith
Miss McA lister in the title role aud Mr. Hteadman as
Ulaude Meinotte On Wednesday evening "A
Scrap of Paper" will be presented.
Band Them Around.
The Big Boston, Minneapolis, has done
wonders for the people of this country; they
have fed hundreds of people and clothed thou
sands in a manner not to be ashamed of. They
have raised the standard of dress and lowered
the prices a very large percentage. Whoever
feels this all to be true should take pains to
send their friends and give them a boom.
WANTED— Two carriers at this office at
once . __________
Death at Northfle'd at 11:30 Fr'tiay
News was received in St. Paul yester
day of the death, at his home m North
field, at 11:30 Friday night, of Hon. David
Burt, late State superintendent of public
instruction. Mr. Burt has been afflicted
with pulmonary affection for years, the
disease assuming an aggravated form
within the past six months, during which
time he has failed rapidly, until finally
death came to his relief as above stated.
Mr. Burt was a son of John Burt, a
builder of cotton factory machinery, and
was bern in Munson, Mass., August 2,
1862. The Burts were from England,
and settled in Randolph, Mass., deceased
being about the fifth generation born in
this country. He acquired a good educa
tion in the common schools of his section,
and at the age of 19 he was engaged as
the teacher of the school in his district.
He continued to teach for ten years,
when he entered Welbraham acadeiry,
Mass., where he prepared for college. He
cnteaed the junior class of Oberlin in
1846, teaching two winters in Ohio, and
graduating with his class in honorable
distinction. After receiving his collegi
ate degree he spent three years in the
Theological seminary at Andover, Mass.,
graduating in 1851. In the autumn of
this year he married Fanny B. Rice and
became pastor of the Congregational
church of Raymond, Mass. In the spring
of 1555 he resigned on account of bron
chial difficulty, intending to try the in
land climate, but after a short respite
from labor he took charge of the Congre
gational church at Rutland, Mass., where
he remained until the autumn of 1857,
when he removed to Chicago, where he
taught a select school during the follow
ing winttr.
In May, 1858, Mr. Burt removed to
Winona, this State, under call of the
Congregational church. Soon after he
was appointed superintendeat of the
public schools in that city. In 1859 he
was made a member of the prudential
board of the state normal school, located
there. He also served as a county exam
iner of county school teachers, and was
an original member of the State Teachers'
Association, organized about that time.
In August, 1866, Mr Burt was appoint
ed by Gen. Howard on the staff of Gen.
Clinton B. Fisk, commissioner of the
Freedmen's Bureau at Nashville,
Term. . The duty assigned him
in this position was that of
general superintendent of the colored
schools of the state, which schools were
then under the charge of the bureau.
The climate of the South proving un
favorable to his health, he resigned after
about, two years of service and returned
to Minnesota. In the autumn of 1868
and the winter following he supplied the
Plymouth church ol Minneapolis, in the
absence of its pastor, then in Europe.
While on a visit in Massachusetts in the
autumn of 1869, he was prostrated by a
severe hemorrhage of the lungs. While
in that condition he was informed
he had been appointed super
intendent of schools for Winona county,
the duties of which he assumed the fol
lowing spring. In 1875 he was appointed
and accepted the office of state superin
tendent of public instruction, which po
sition he held until a few weeks since.
Mr. Burt was thoroughly devoted to
the cause of education, and in the office
of superintendent of public instruction
labored zealously and untiringly to sys
tematize our system and elevate the place
he purposed to make his future home.
Here some six weeks ago he was confined
to his bed, since which his decline has
been steadily going on, until finally death
claimed him as above.
By his marriage, Mr. Burt had four
children, one of which died and was bur
ied at Rutland, Mass., and another at
Winona, while two survive him, a son,
Charles, clerk in the office lately vacated
by his father,and a daughter, who with the
wife and mother, constitute the immedi
ate family of the diseased, left to mourn
his death. The funeral will take place
at Northfield, his home for the past six
months, at 2^p. m. to-day.
Chicago, Sept. 24. — Flour steady; good
demand. Wheat unsettled and generally
lower; No. 2 red winter 1.42; No. 2 Chicago
spring 1.31^651.323^ cash; 1.32* September;
1.3396@1.33>$ October; 1.86 * November;
1.88.^ December; 1.32 * year; No. 8 Chicago
spring 1.22; rejected 'JiJc(gsl.oo. Corn in fair
demand at lower rates; 68c cash; 69c October;
6i)3^c November and December; 69)£c bid May.
Oats easier; 412^@4l>$c cash; 4lfcc October;
42* c bid November; 43£fi@43*c December;
48c May. Rye steady and unchanged. Bar
ley steady and unchanged. Flax seed mod
erately active and higher; 1.45. Pork in fair
demand at lower rates; 19.25@19.50 cash:
19 25 September; 19.22* @19.25 October;
19.47 * @19.50 November; 19.20@19.50 year.
Lard steady and firm; 12.15 cash; 12.17>£@
12.'20 October; 12.82x@12«5 November; 12.50
December; 12.55 year. Bulk meats active,
firm and higher; shoulders 8 00; short ribs
10.60; do ciear 10.85. Whisky steady mid
unchanged; 1.17. Freights, corn to Buffalo 2c.
Receipts, 2,000 barrels flour; 25,000
bushels wheat; 459,000 bushels eon;
73,000 bushels oats; 8,000 Bushels rye; 2i>,
--000 bushels barley. Shipments, 17,000 barrels
flour; 35.000 bushels wheat; 321,000 bu.-hcis
corn; 118,01)0 bushels oats; 4,400 bushels rye;
14,000 bushels barley.

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