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ST. PAUL, FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 1553.
DEMOCRATIC _CITY_ COJTEIHOH.
The Democratic City Convention will meet on Sat
nrday," the 15th day of . April, 1882, at 10 o'clook a.
in., at the Court House in St. Paul, for the purpose
of placing In nomination candidates at the coming
city election for the following officers, to- wit :
For the office of City Treasurer, and one Alderman
and one School Inspector from each of the first Al
dermanlc procinots of the First, Second, Third,
Fourth and Fifth wards; one Alderman and one
School Inspector from the Third prosinct of the
Fourth ward, and one School Inspector for the Sixth
ward, to fill unexpired term.
The Primaries for the purpose of electing dele
gates for the above convention will be held on Fri
day, the 14th day of April, 1882, between the hours of
5 and 7 o'clock p. m., at the usual places of holding
elections, as follows :
First Precinct 4 delegates
Second Precinct 3 delegates
First Precinct.. ..i delegates
Second Precinct 3 delegates
First Precinct : 4 delegates
Second Precinct 3 debates
First and Fourth Precincts . . 5 delegates
Fort street Engine house.
Second Precinct 2 delegates
St. Anthony Hill Engine house. .
Third Precinct 3 delegates
First and Third Precincts . . . : 5 delegates
No. 4 Engine house.
Second Precinct : . 3 delegates
Bast's Piace, corner Seventh and Hope street.
First Precinct, No. 8 Dakota Avenue, near corner
of Dakota and Kate streets — 3 delegates
Second Precinct : ...2 delegates
EDMUND R. HOLLINSHEAD,
Chairman Democratic City Committee.
St. Paul, April 10, 1882.
The persistent efforts of a few llepub
lican newspapers to arouse public senti
ment against Gov. Crittenden for taking
such steps as led to the death of the no
ted outlaw, Jesse James, can be explained
on no other hypothesis than that by so
doing they hope to array the friends of the
dead outlaw against Gov. Crittenden's
administration, and in favor of the Radi
cal party. It is to be hoped that they
may accomplish their purpose, for noth
ing would contribute to add fifty thous
and votes to the usual Democratic ma
jority in Missouri more effectually than a
campaign with the Democrats on one
side and the Republican thieves ami
Jesse James outlaws on the other.
Thk oflicial notification given by As
sistant Postmaster General Hatton to
war! bummers of. the country that they
can serve with perfect impunity the gov
ernment aud the political machine at
the same time, will at least serve the
purpose of forcing that prince of political
frauds, George William Curtis, to show
his hand on the civil service reform
iasuc. This notice, coming as it does
from an official holding such close polit
ical relations with the President,
squelches most effectively the civil ser
vice reform movement so far as Arthur's
administration is concerned. It remains
now to be seen whether or not the great
mogul of the movement will continue to
eat dirt and support the present anti-civil
service reform administration, or come
out boldly on the Democratic platform
for honesty, competency and economy in
the administration of the government.
The editor of the Chicago Tribune is
not, in all probability, a statesman, but
he is a very accurate observer and, at
times, an impartial critic of passing
events. Like all men of a large and
varied experience in public affairs, Mr.
Medill has succeeded in developing into
presentable proportions, the bump of
egotism. "When Long John Wentworth
stated in his Chicago lecture, some time
since, that what John Adams did
not know about the theory and workings
of our government, he (Long John) did,
the ire of the Nestor of Chicago journal
ism was noticed to be perceptibly stirred
to its very source, and Long John was at
once, through the medium of a Tribune
paragraph, relegated to his proper sphere
by being nominated for a position in the
Chicago board of aldermen. But the
connecting link between the era of states
manship in which John Adams was a
prominent actor, and the present era
of political upstarts a-ad pretenders, de
clined the proffered honor with what the
result of the recent election in that city
has demonstrated to be that rare judg
ment and discretion characteristic of the
early days of his public career.
XUE I'RIXARX MEETINGS TO-NIGHT.
The Democratic primary meetings are
Lo be held in each precjnet in the city,
this evening from 5 to 7 o'clock, in ac
cordance with the call elsewhere officially
published. There arc six aldermen and
seven school inspectors to be nom
inated this evening, as well as delegates
to the city convention to-morrow. The
city convention has only the single office
of treasurer to look after, and its labors
will accordingly be light. There have
been several candidates talked of
for this position, but it was under
stood yesterday that all opposition
to Geo. Keis, the present deputy city
treasurer, had been abandoned, and that
his nomination by acclamation was now
a foregone conclusion. At all events, if
there is any candidate to make a con
test for the delegates at the primaries to
night, the Gloce is not aware of the fact.
The primary meetings should, how
ever, in every precinct where aldermen
aud school inspectors are to be selected,
be well attended. Business men, tax
payers Avho are vitally interested and
good citizens generally, should guard
the primaries. It is common to
neglect the primaries and then moralize
upon the manner in which they are con
ducted and the unlit men selected. The
■way to remedy this is to go to the prima
ries, and begin at the beginning by see
ing that these meetings arc fairly
and properly conducted. It must
be understood also that nomina
tions at Democratic primaryjmeetings in
St. Paul are only equivalent to an elec
tion when proper candidates are named.
Candidates foisted on the party by the
tricks of the primaries or the rabble
which may chance to attend, must
be defeated at the polls. It
is time for the Democrats of
St. Paul to repudiate at the polls any
local candidates who arc unfit for the po
sitions to which they aspire. So long as
political bummers think they can secure
the party support by capturing the pri
maries, so long will it be almost im
possible to rid the primaries
of that element. They must
understand that instead of success, defeat
at the polls is positively inevitable. A
few lessons of this kind will have a
purifying effect upon the party. We
should not be surprised if there should be
opportunity to put this doctrine into
force this spring.
DUNNE LL FOR PRESIDENT.
The tariff speech of Hon. M. H. Dunnell
of this State, has attracted wide atten
tion throughout the country. It . is tho
more noticeable because, while he comes
from a State and district overwhelmingly
Republican, he antagonizes the dominant
faction of his own party and
maps out an independent policy. A
Washington correspondent of the Chi
cago Times notes the prominence this
speech has given Mr. Dunnell and quotes
a prominent politician as proposing him
for the presidency. This suggestion
is made upon the basis of there
being a reorganization of parties, with
the tariff as the leading issue.
Minnesota is a prolific State and there
seems to be no good reason why she
should not supply a President. The
"Wiudoni 10" boom was, of course,
a farce, because it had no basis upon
which' to rest. It was a little side
show gotten up to defeat Blame and it
served the purpose. Mr. Dunnell's can
didacy would be on a different basis. If
selected as a standard bearer it would be
because he represented a living issue in
no uncertain manner. In point of
abilty he is vastly superior to Windom.
In this State of rings within rings and
general political debauchery he has kept
aloof and has generally encountered the
opposition of the rings in his cam
paigns. He has repeatedly ap
ealed from the small beer newspaper
and politician to the people, and they
have invariably sustained him. He is
not always discreet in his political move
ments, but he displays an inde
pendence of party trammels which
is commendable. He is a la
borious worker, a close student, and
has developed a great deal since he first
entered Congress. If he should be nomi
nated for President there would be no
occasion to "sound Jones" upon the
matter, lie could count upon all the
"little creatures" who arc now baying
at his heels becoming his ardent friends.
Willie, son of W. G. Brown, is home
from school on a visit.
The St. Croix boom corporation held a
special meeting yesterday afternoon.
Do not forget the dance this evening,
given by the Universalist society at
The dance last evening given by the
Mannerchor was a vcrv pleasant affair
and passed off to the satisfaction of those
The steamer Charlotte Boecklm went
out yesterday w.th two rafts for St.
Louis. This is the first tow out from
here this season.
The steamer Knapp went down to
Prcscot to-day. Hereafter this steamer
will make regular daily trips between
Prescot and Taylor's Falls.
The oldest inhabitant does not remem
ber to have known the St. Croix so high
at this time of the year as it is at present.
This morning at 6 o'clock the register
showed thirteen and one-half feet above
low water mark. The river is now at a
John F. Sawyer and Winn Staples have
recently returned from their hunting
trip. As both gentlemen were law-abid
ing deer were safe at their hands, but
Mr. Sawyer succeeded in killing six lar^e
timber wolves. Pretty !,'ood work for so
short a time,
CIVIL SERVICE REFORM.
Vvayne MacVeagh Recites His Ideas of
Oar Last Three Presidents at a Vtvll
Service Reform A«sori<ttlon Meeting-
Philadelphia, April 13.— At the annual
meeting of the civil service reform associa
tion to-night, Wayne MacVeagh presided.
In discussing a resolution condemning the
letter of First Assistant Postmaster General
Hatton, exempting postal employes from the
provisions of the civil service order, Mac-
Veagh said President Hayes had consulted him
in the preparation of his famous civil service
order, a portion of which he (MacVeagh) was
When, however, Hayes was pot to the test
practically, he failed. There had been ques
tionable political services rendered by office
holders in the South, and Hayes allowed him
self to be over-persuaded, and the authors of
these questionable services in Louisiana and
Florida were rewarded with pnbiic offices
After that all hope of Hayes' civil service
work was gone, and the clos
ing days of his administration witnessed
Bherman trying to elect himself president by
the aid of the treasury department. Then
came the shortened GarfieJd administration.
v\ hatever hope was iv that was cut short by
Guiteau's bulle t. What Arthur was in the
New York custom house he is today in the
president's chair. Personally he is a well
disposed gentleman, and my intercourse with
him was of the pleasantest character, as it was
with Hayes, but men rarely ch-inge tech po
litical training after arriving at the age which
eithtr of these gentlemen had attained.
My party leaves me in this predicament. It
has but three principles, and I iiod myself
opposed to all three. Its liret great prin
ciple is the spoils eystein; the recond is the
opposition to the civil service n form, and the
third seems to consist of repudiation in old
Virginia. Then the bo?s system is a degrada
tion. It gets from the gutter to the White
House; it subsists on the spoils of offices.
The duty of thi3 association and of the coun
try is to replace these bosses. Until that is
done our work will not be executed. You can
not pretend to be interested in the degrading
spectacle of Mahoneism iv Virginia— the de
liberate prostitution of the government pow
ers to the aid of the repudiation of the 6tate's
obligations. If we could charge
that upon the bourbon Democrats it would be
some relief.but to our sorrow and humiliation
these things are done in the name of the
party of Abraham Lincoln . Instead of going
forward the Arthur administration makes a
Yesterday the large warehouse of T. W.
Floyd & Co., in San Francisco, was closed by
an attachment and is now in the hands of the
sheriff. It is claimed that the firm ha 3 been
quietly perpetrating gross swindles on its
SAINT PAUL DAILY GLOBE, FRIDAY MORNING, AFRIL 14 1882.
THE NEWJDOURT HOUSE.
Synopsis of the Bill to be Voted I pun at
the Spring Kleotlon— Shall the City ami
Countr Secure Respectablo Qutu-tara or
Continue to do Baslnms In Shanties.
By virtue of the authority vested in them
by the provisions of an act of the legislature
of the state, eutitled "an act in relation to the
erection of public buildings for the use of the
city of St. Paul and county of Ramsey," upon
ground known as court house square, etc.,
Judges Wilkins, Brill and Simons of the dis
trict court yesterday united iv the appoint
ment of the following named persons as
special commissioners to carry into effect tbe
purposes of said act, viz: Horace R. Bigelow,
David Day, Charles D. Gilfillan, William Daw
son and William G. Hendricksou. The duties
aud requirements of these commissioners,
as provided in the legislative act are as fol
Section 1 provides that they shall give a
bond, running jointly to the city and county,
in $20,000 for the faithful performance of Ins
duties; a failure to give such bond in ten
days after appointment to render his office
In section 2 it is provided that the commis
sioners shall not organize, and shall have no
power, until after the act has been voted upon
and fully becomes a law. The mayor of the
city is to be chairman of the commission,
with equal rights, a<id the county auditor
secretary. Any act of the commissioners to
be valid must be concurred in by at least four
members. The compensation of the
commissioners, including the secretary,
is to be $100 per annum each,
from the date of organization until
the. iinal adjournment, paid quarterly.
Sections provides that the commissioners
shall .as sooaas practicable after organization
cause suitable plans fora building on court
house square for a city hall and county court
house, and for offices for the city and county
officers, to be submitted to the common
council and commissioners, in joint session,
and upon approval of these bodies, the special
commissioners ,shall proceed to contract for
Section 4 provides that before letting said
work the commissioners shall advertise in the
official paper of the city for proposals for all
or any portion of the work, or materials, or
both, to be done and furnished in the con
struction thereof. The lowest bidder or bid
ders shall bo accepted, provided he or they will
give such boud as required by the
special commissioners, and approved
by three-fourths of the members of the county
commissioners aud city council. The special
commissioners, however, are empowered to
reject all bids of incompetent or irresponsible
persons, or such bids as may be unreasonable.
The bonds given shall run to the county com
missioners and city council, and awards of
contracts must be approved by three-fourths
of the members of both bodies, in joint
session, before contracts can be entered into.
Section 5 provides that the wo?k shall be
done under the direction and superintendence ■
,of the architect and city engineer, and shall
be paid for, together with the expenses of the
commissioners, out of a fund to be designated
the court house and city hall building fund,
the? city treasurer being declared to be the
treasurer of said building fund. Estimates
upon contracts must be made at and approved
by the architect and city engineer, reserving 15
»er cent therefrom up to the final estimate, to
tecure completion of the work. The comple
tion of all contracts, and the allowance of
final estimates must bs approved by three
fourths of the members of the county com
missioners and city council in joint session.
All claims are to be sworn to, and the vote by
which such are allowed is to be kept of rec
ord, after which they shall be audited by the
city comptroller and transferred to
the city clerk, who shall draw
his order upon th* (ity treasurer,
saM order to be signed by the mayor and the
city clerk, and countersigned by the city
comptroller, after which it shall be delivered
to the parly or parties entitled to receive it.
Section 6"provides that when the work or auy
part thereof . is put under contract, the city
and county shall hold the land needed for the
building iv common, the county commission
ers being empowered to convey to the city an
undivided one-half of the interest of the county
in the land to be so used. The building, when
completed, is to be iv charge of a joint com
mittee of six, one-half to be appointed by the
president of the city council, from their num
ber, and one-half Dy the chairman of the board
of county commissioners from their number,
the members of said joint committee to re
ceive for their services $100 per annum, and
no more. The expense of heating and main
taining the building is to be borne equally
by the cify and county.
"Section 7 provides that to aid in the con
struction of said building the city council
and the county commissioners are each au
thorized and empowered to issue bonds to the
amount of $125,000, to bear interest at a rate
not to exceed 5 i>er cent, per annum, payable
semi-annually in the city of New York, the
principal thereof to be payable in
30 years, the bonds to be is
sued •by the city aud county
from time' to time as required. The moneys
realized from the 6ale of these bonds are to
be deposited by the treasurer with the bank
or banks paving tho highest rate interest
upon daily balances, said banks giving ap
proved bonds for the safe keeping of said
moneys. The interest collected from etich
deposits is to *be placed to the credit of the
building fund. The board of county
commissioners and the city coun
cil are each to levy a sufficient
tax upon the taxable property within their re
spective jurisdictions, to pay the interest and
provide a sinking fund to pay the principal
of said bonds. Provided, The proposition to
i6sue Buch bonds shall be submitted to the
ejectors of Ramsey county at the spring elec
tion in the month of May, 1882. * * And
if upon the official canvass it be
found that a majority of all the
votes cast at the said electton, as voting for
or against the issuing of said bonds, then the
issue of said bonds 6hall be lawful and said
bonds so issued shali be lawful to all intents
Section S designates the duty of the
city clerk and county auditor to give ten
days notice of the election— their failure to
eive such notice, however, not to invalidate
Section 'J makes it obligatory upon the
special commissioners to make semi-annual
reports to the county commissioners and city
council in joint session, and also a final report
of their acts and doings, which shail be
accepted by said bodies before the final ad
journment of said sjtecial commissioners. The
mayor of the city is designated chairman ot
the "joint session of the city council and county
The act was approved March 8.
Contributions for the Protestant Orphan
■ . Asylum .
The treasurer of the Protestant Orphan
asylum desires to acknowledge the receipt of
the following contributions, and to thank the
generous donors: C. W. .Griggs, $25; A. G.
Foster, $7.50; Maimeheimer Bros., $25: A. H.
Wilder, $50; J. J. Hill, $50; Mr. Manville, $5;
U B.Galusha, *t0; H. L. Pilkington, $10; C.
D. Gilli lan, $25; D. C. Shepard, $100; Auer
bach, F.m-b, Van Slyke < f c Co., $22; L. E.
Reed, $25. Persons desiring to aid this worthy
inslilutun will please forward : their contri
butions to den. R. W. Jbhasoa, who has
kiud'ycoiiscbted to receive the same. : Ii the
friends of the orphans will send him a- check
or bud him tbeir donations it will nave him
much labor aud consequent fatigue. • : '
The A war. ls Made.
The awards of contracts for bids for sup
plying the army wittr various articles have
been awarded as follows:
P. H. Kelly & Co.—^oo barrels me* a pork
at $18.25; 50,000 pounds of salt in barreJs at
$1.55 per barrel; 1,500 pounds laundry starch
at B 'ac.
Maxfield & Co.— 3Co barrels light mess
pork at 115.45 per barrel; 5,000 pounds table
salt at lc.
Charles R. Grcff— 30,000 pounds yeast i^w
der at 30c in one pound cans and " )J^c in half
Minnesota Soap Company— 2o,ooo pounds
soap at oc per pound.
The following are the awards made in Chi
cago: 141,000 pounds side bacon; 6,000 pounds
split peas in barrels or double sacks; 12,000
pounds rice in patent half barrels or double
sacks; 4,CtK) pounds breakfast bacoa; 32,000
pounds sugar cured hams.
Dolmans, and ulsters and jackets at Fisch
'";,. 'Hazel Kirke."
The peculiarly' 1 touching and' healthful
comedy-drama of "Hazel Kirke," though pre
sented a number of times in all the leading
cities of- the United . States,,' and altogether
more than a thousand times ' in " this country,
seems to possess the same .charm and • attrac
tion immediately following its first produc
tion. Th 3 story was again, s told to | a larger
and thoroughly enraptured St. Paul audience
; at the Opera house last evening, by the Madi
son Bquare company. , The company,' in the
main is like the play," excellent, "the pres
entatiou last evening was ; in:. many respects
the best ever given •in the ' city. ' " Miss , Belle
'Archer made a moot lovable '.'H^zelrKirke,"
dressing, looking and acting ;: all the differ
ent i . phases ," .of • her : V part .'?'„* cred
itably, aud -.-at"- times splendidly.
She appeared to especially good advantage in
the third act, both in her interview with Lord
Travers, her husband' (Mr. Herbert "Archer),'
and later. with Lady Travers, and also in the
fourth and last acts. Mr. Chas. Wheatleigh's
Dunstan Kirke was a strangely defined char
acter, and , Miss Ada Wright as Lady Travers,
and Mr. Herbert Archer's 'Lord Travers, were
well rendered, while the Plttacus Green of
Mr. Joseph Frankan, was decidedly the best
ever seen in St. Paul, in fact; the entire cast
was good. Not the least pleasant feature was
the stage setting, nearly, all the scenery used
being especially . prepared|for the piece, and
carried by the company. Hazel Kirke" will
be repeated this evening. ; ' ;.•."■;*.."*.'•''
Mr. Baldwin* Concert.
The farewell concert of Mr. S. A. Baldwin,
at the House of Hope church, last evening,
was an exceedingly pleasant occasion, and
the numbers present must have been very
agreeable indeed to the gentleman for whose
benefit the entertainment was given, The
programme consisted of ten selections, which
covered a wide range of music of a rather seri
ous character, some of whichwas full of great
difficulties. The principal personage in the con
cert and the one ia whom the audience was
mostly interested, was Mr. Baldwin. There is
something so persistent, industrious, consci
entious, and successful withal, in the efforts
of the young man to reach a high position in
the art and science of music, that the whole
audiance, and it was a large one too, showed
rery deep in terest every time that he approached
the noble instrument he handles with so much
skill. It is not saying too much to assert
that he gave the four solos that were set down
for him on the programme with great ekili,
delicacy, and expression. Mr. Baldwin will
be accompanied abroad with the best wishes
of a host of friends who will watch his pro
gress with much interest aud well
grounded hopes and expectations. The
members of the House of Hope
and Plymouth church choirs, that assisted in
the concerts are well known to the readers of
the GLOBE.and are so often heard by [them that
special mention of each individual member is
not necessary, The two choirs rendered very
effective service in aiding in rendering the
concert pleasing: The church is not accep
ted as a. very suitable place for much applause
still the tsmptation to applaud last evening
was very great and there was a good deal of
it- The only response to an encore was
that of Miss May and Miss Nellie Thurston,
who could uot very well avoid responding, as
the audience was very determined that they
should. Miss Burbanic gave the Aye Maria
with much taste and skill, and the audience
insisted upon her return, but unsuccessfully.
Prof. Leib, in the absence of Miss Kountz,
gave a charming song. He seemed to be in
excellent voice, aud sang it with his accus
tomed good taste. The whole concert was a
very excellent one indeed, and wholly satisfac
ALL. AROUND THE GLOBE.
Fiddler woujthe Newmarket biennial stakes,
Great Corle second and Saltykoff third.
The New York and Brooklyn excise bill was
passed by the New York assembly yesterday.
Great excitement was caused yesterday by
the arrival of five French iron-clads at Barce
The Persian Monarch has sailed from Lon
dou for New York with eighty Jewish refugees
The free canal resolutions, as corrected by
the New York senate, again passed the assem
Joseph ST>oyle of the St. James hotel, Bos
ton, has failed. Liabilities $30,000, nominal
John M. Hubbard, of Chicago, has declined
an appointment as treasury agent of Seal
The weekly statement of the Bank of France
shows a deefease of 475,000 francs cold and
Three persons perished while ascending the
Austrian Alps Easter Sunday. The bodies
were not recovered.
Au arrangement has been made to revive
the Mechanics National bauk of Newark, N.
J ., and pay off depositors.
Three more gamblers were convicted in Chi
cago yesterday, making about a dozen in all.
Three others were acquitted.
The failure is announced at Richmond, Va.,
of H. Bryant & Co., proprietors of the large
sumac mill. Liabilities heavy.
The steamer Manitolian from Boston for
Glasgow is ashore near Greenack. Efforts so
far to get her ofl have proved ineffectual.
The colored people of Baltimore, to-night
expressed their indignation at the ejection of
Bishop Payne from a railroad train in Florida
The New York chamber of commerce dis
cussed yesterday resolutions recommending
the passage by congress of the Hewitt tariff
The governmont of Hungary has intro
duced a bill to increase the import duties be
tween 3 nnd 9 per cent, and the export duties
2 per cent.
The Louisville, Indiana & Michigan rail
road company, with a capital stock of $35,
--000,000, has filed articles of association in In
News from Rio Janeiro is received that jew
els to the value ©f =£20,000 belonging to the
ladies of the imperial family of Brazil have
The coal shipped this winter from Pittsburg
aggregated 2,154,000 bushels, of which 1,080,
--000 bushels were for Cincinnati and the bal
ance for Louisville.
Both branches of the legislature of Con
necticut have passed the bill referring to the
traffic in intoxicating liquors. The present
local option system will be retained.
A deputation of ladies at Montreal, Canada,
presented the governor general with an address
to the queen to be presented on her next birth
day, signed by 50,000 Canadian ladies.
The German Polar conlmission has decided
to erect a station in the north Arctic zone at
Cumberland sound, Davis strait, and another
in the south Arctic zone, Island of Georgia.
Wm. Beck, aged 12, shot himself fatally
yesterday in llaeine, Wis., because, after hav
ing been out 3a*e the preceding night, his
father awoke him with harsh words in the
Capt. Scoville returned to Memphis yester
day evening on the City of Providence with
the remains of the little girl found in the river
thirty mi!cs below Memphis. The child is the
daughter of W. H. Stow"c.
Iv the Virginia senate yesterday the con
gressional rcapiKjrtionment bill which recent
ly passed the house of delegates was defeated.
If carried ths readjusters would have bad eight
of the ten congressional districts of the state.
.■"quire Magbcrry, a uegro, shot and killed a
white tramp name O'Weara yesterday after
nooa at Fort Wayne, lnd. The latter insisted
that the m gro should drink from a whisky
bottle and because he refused assaulted him.
The Mexican authoriti?.-! have stationed
several companies of infantry along the Rio
Grande opposite Laredo, Texas, and refute to
allow Americans to cross. The trouble was
caused on ancount of the United States au
thorities refusing to give up a large cumber
of cattle bslougingto the Mexicans.
Frank R. Judd, of Chicago, son of S. B.
Judd. ex-minister to Russia, was declared in
sane yesterday and sent to the asylum. He
was interested in a lead mine in Colorado, atd
cantr?cted leal poisoning, causing paralysis
of one side of the body and brain. Friends
expect to cure him.
The Farmers'* and Merchants' bank of
Wichita, Kas . , was entered from the rear yes
terday by the removal of a panel, and the knob
of the vault door was knocked off, but for
some reason the gang attempted nothing far
ther, except to take $51 from a drawer where
it had been placed by President Lewis the
night before. A party of three strangers are
The St. Paul <ft Manitoba road received yes
terday two new locomotives and will receive
two more to-day.
Ten coaches of emigrants by the Great
Western line left Chicago yesterday for
Manitoba and will probably be in St. Paul
Information comes from all along the lines
np in the northwest that the water is subsid
ing, and that the trains on all the roads arc
coming down to schedule time.
liight coaches and three cars of baggage in
bond arrived on the Chicago, Milwaukee &
St. Paul road yesterday and went on up to
Winnipeg by the St. Paul & Manitoba road.
This parly arrived in charge of D. A. Hoi
brook, who is well known in St. Paul.
Mr. Hulme, the secretary of the Minnesota
and Montana Improvement society, telegraphs
to the officers of the Northern Pacific company
that at the present time there are four hun
dred people waiting at Miles City to move in
to Billings as soon as accommodations can be
M. F. Mann, for many years a real estate
operator in Chicago, is in Bt. Paul figuring
with parties to ge into business in the north
west. He sees the march of empire striking
out for the northwest, and is bound, like a
sharp man, to be in in time to get some of the
J. J. McLachin, under date of April 10, tel
egraphed to the Northern Pacific officers that
Comfort & Raney guarantee transportation
from Glendive to the Maginnness mines at 10c
per mile. They now have twenty-five teams,
and if that number is not enough to meet the
requirements of travel they will form a stock
company and put in more money, sufficient to
furnish all the transportation required for the
increased rush of travel.
Some time last October Daniel Brubaker
passed up through St. Paul for the Northwest
and on the way lost four prieces of baggage.
Not being able to find them he at last notified
the secretary of the state iminigation bureau,
who in turn wrote to Mr, Merrill of the Chi
cago, Milwaukee & St. Paul road. Mr. Mer
rill set the necessary machinery at work to
find the missing property, and a few days ago
found two piecee at Minneapolis and two at
Milwaukee, though none of the packages
passed over his road,.ps the sequel proved.
William Gordon, of Stratford, Ontario, some
weeks ago passed through St. Paul to
Winnipeg, with other emigrants,
with the intention of settling at or near Win
nipeg, but he found the snow so deep and the
prices of everything so high that he concluded
he would go back to Ontario, and started for
that point. When he got as far back as St.
Paul he happened to meet an old friend who
advised him to go to Dakota, where he had
located. Listening to the stories
told by his old friend he concluded to go to
Dakota, and went there. He was so much
pleased with the soil and the prospects there
that lie bought several large fracts of laud and
will settle in that territory.
Last season the Northern Pacific company,
desiring to obtain good water, commen
ced sinking a well nejr Tower
city with a view of trying an experiment to
see if good water could be procured. They
worked against a good many difficulties, but
they persevered, and at last, a few days ago,
they struck a good solid stream of water, and
the well is proving a grand success. At
present the stream is forced np thirty
feet above the surface of the
earth. The well is GOO feet deep. The quality
of the water is splendid, while the quantity is
stead'uy increasing. The experience obtained
in getting water through this well will enable
them to sink other wells much cheaper. Gen.
Haupt thinks they will sink a number of these
wells on the Missouri and Dakota divisions,
and it is probable that one will be sunk at
Fargo for the supply of the shops at that
Fink Fives JFreight Bates.
New Yokk, April 13. — Commissioner Fink
to-day issued the following circular of freight
rates on live stock and dressed beef, as a result
of the meeting of freight agents in his office
to day: Cattle, gross rate, 50 cents per 100;
live hogs, net rate, 30 cents per 100; sheep,
gross rate, 60 cents per 100; horses and mules,
act rate, 60 cents per 100; dressed beef, 64 cents
per ICO pounds, actual weight of live stock
and dressed beef charged. . These rates are on
the basis of Chicago to New York, aud will
take effect April 17.
Chicago, April 13.— President Keep denied
to a Tribune reporter that the Chicago &
Northwestern intends to build an extension
to Denver, bnt says the intention is to push
the system iv the Northwestern, and will
even neglect the Black Hills territory for the
The Josephine will be the Diamond Jo boat
for to-day. 11 is expected that she will arrive
by noon and will leave to-morrow night.
The St. Louio Republican of tae 11th, last
Tuesday, says "The Arkansas left for St. Paul
at 11 a. m. yesterday, towing barge Dyke No.
17, both boat and barge being fully loaded.
Sac will be followed by the rejuvenated Min
neapolis, at 4 p. m. Wednesday."
The river yesterday afternoon showed thir
teen feet and four inches, and the water was
at a stand.
Before the Full Bench.]
John B. BrisbiH, appellant, vs. A. R. Cape
hart, respondent. Appeal dismissed.
Cynthia A. Pinneo, respondent, vs. C. B.
Heffelfinger, appellant. Argued by appellant
and submitted on the part of respondent.
Esaiys Rheiner, appellant, vs. The Still
water Street Railway and Transfer company,
respondent. Argued and submitted.
Matthew Oxborough, respondent, vs. Win.
Boesser, appellant. Passed.
Adjourned to 9:30 this morning.
[Before Judge Brill. |
John Steel vs. J. W. Bond, et al. Case
called and continued to Thursday April 20.
Court adjourned to Tuesday next, the 18th
[Before Judge O'Gorman.]
In the matter of the estate of Michael Blanik
deceased. Will and petition filed. Hearing
May 8. 10 a. ni. F. A. Krch appointed special
administrator. Bond filed and approved. Let
ters issued, appraisers appointed, inventory
filed, license granted to sell personal estate.
Report of sale filed. Sale confirmed.
In the matter of the estate of Mary Brady,
deceased. Petition for license to sell real es
tate filed. Hearing May 29at 10 am.
[Before Judge Burr.]
Frauk Cartea; obstructing the street. Dis
A. Larsen; disorderly conduct. Btnt to jail
for thirty days.
A. Crisey; drunk. Sent out of the city.
A. Swanson; drunk. Sent to jail for live
Thos. Neil; drunk. Sent to jail for ten
John Webster; drunk and disorderly. Sent
to jail thirty days.
Andrew Larson; larceny. Sent to jail for
thirty days. ••
6 Ellen Barnes; drunk and disorderly. Con
tinued to April 14.
Ex-Lieutenant Governor Coaman J. Colo
man, of St. Lonis (Mo.) Raral World, says:
'Thave never used the St. Jacobs Oil myself,
but my wife has found it of exceeding great
benefit in reuraatism, with which she suffered
much until 6hc used this remedy. In
my neighborhood, at Cabanne station, there
has been considerable rheumatism and com
plaints of a similar nature, owing to the se
vere changes of the weather. Many of my
neighbors have tried S. Jacobs Oil and speak
of it in terms of the highest praise. A special
instance you can note is that of a young man
employed in my office."
IN THE HALLS OF CONGRESS
A Protest from the Land League—Recti
fying Duties on Cofft>e, Indian Ter-
ritory Railroad Right or WaT-s<>,ooo.
-000 for Bligglstipp! and Missouri Itn
proveinents-Ugnal Amount of Ca» In
the House on the T<trlir-Passa'»e of Hills
Appropriating Much Money.
Washington, Aynl 1:5. — Cameron (I'a.)
presented a protest from the central branch of
the land league of America agaiii6i the im
prisonment of American citizens in lrelaud.
A bill for the adjustment of claims growing
out of the deatruction by tbe United States of
the private armed brig, General Armstrong, in
Port Royal in 1801, passed.
McMillan, from the commerce committee
reports favorably the bill authorizing the sec
retary of war, whenever he has good reason
to believe that any railroad or other bridge ob
structs navigation by reasou of difficulty in
passing the draw opening, to require addi
tional safe guards at the expense of the bridge
The house bill to rectify the duties on eof
fee and Jother products of theiNetherlands
which have been amended by the finance com
mittee co repeal the discriminating duty of 10
per cent, on all products of countries east of
the cape of Good Hope, when imported from
places west of the cape, wa6 considered. The
time at which the appeal shall take effect was
fixed for Jauuary 1, ISB3. The bill then
passed as amended by the committee.
The Indian territory railroad bill was again
taken up. An amendment to require the con
sent to the bill of the general council of the
Choctaw and Chickasaw nations before it
shall take effect, was rejected. Ayes, 15, nays
Amendments offered by Plumb, McMillan
and Saulsbury were accepted and the bill
passed. Ayes 31, nays IS.
The bill appropriating $6,000,000 for the
improvement of the Mississippi and Missouri
rivers was made unfinished businees for to
Senator Plumb, from the committee on ap
propriations, reported without amendment
the house bill appropriating $80,000 to sup
ply the deficiency in the current year in the
subsistence of Indian tribes. He explained
the bill was substantially identical with the
one recently originated in and passed by the
senate, ana was made neceseary because the
house declined to recognize the right of the
senate to originate the measure.
Beck— We did not consider the question,
but waive it for the time. The bill passed.
Senator Plumb (from the same committee)
reported without amendment to supply defici
encies for the current year, $170,000, for
printing stamps, etc., for the revenue depart
ment, $35,000 for the manufacture of paper
for the treasury department; also $150,000 to
continue work on the Washington monu
ment. The litter appropriation being for the
next fiscal year, and to enable those iv charge
of-the work to make their contracts for the
coming year at this time, passed.
Senator Harrison called up the house bill to
authorize a bridge across the Mississippi at or
near Kerithsburg, 111. It passed.
The senate bill to establish an assay office
in Omaha, Neb., passed. Adjourned.
Mouse of Representatives.
Washington, April 13.— A bill passed to
ratify the agreement with the Sho6hones and
Bannock Indians for the sale of a portion of
their reservation in Idaho required for the
Utah & Northern railroad.
The house went into committee on the tariff
Updegraff (Ohio) concluded his speech iv
favor of protective as opposed to a free trade
tarifl, or tariff for revenue only.
Turner (Ga.) argued in support of a revenue
Brunim (Pa.) spoke for the continuance of
the present protective policy.
Armfield (N. C.) confined his remarks prin
cipally to the review of the abuses in the in
ternal revenue system of taxation.
The committee then rose. On motion of
Geddes (Ohio] the senate bill passed appro
priating $10,000 for the erection of a monu
ment over the grave of Thomas Jefierson. Ad
The St. James creamery is in full operation.
Chuch's European Hotel in Duluth has
been closed by creditors.
The Moravians are building a new church in
Mellville, Renville county.
Tho project of erecting gas works at Man
kato is being agitated somewhat at the present
As unoccupied dwelling house was burned
in New l.'lm the other night — the work of an
The commissioners of Otter Tail county
have decided not to grant any liquor licence at
all in that county this year.
A man in Duluth the other day was very
badly injured by recklessly rushing to stop a
runaway team. He was knocked down,
trampled and badly bruised.
The Austin Mercury, Mower county, is to
be removed to Spring Valley. Fillmorecouuty,
and henceforth will be published in the latter
town, enlarged and improved.
The Montevideo Leader of April Sth says:
On Monday evening the west bound train had
seven extra coaches filled with emigrants on
their way to the Jamss River valley.
Nlcollet county pays by the month the fol
lowing named sums to its public officers: Su
perintendent, $44.H'>: judge of probate, $58 .33;
county attorney. $50; auditor sl2s; treasurer,
$100; jailor, $50 per month.
The Long Prairie Argun says the long con
sidered unsafe bridge over Long Prairie river
gave way the other day when a team was
passing, and team and driver were precipitated
on to the ice below, a distance of fifteen feet,
and, strange to say, neither man nor team
Grove City Tribune, April 7. Last week
some party' or parties- -presumably school
boys — broke some of the windows in the
Lutheran church near the school house, en
tered the building and ransacked the same
from pulpit to vestibule, bursting open
doors, whitling tho wood work, tearing
books and committing every atrocious act
their morbid intellects could conceive. The
only motive for this that can be imagined is a
desire on the part of the perpetrators to give
vent to an overcharged vein of "pure cussed
. Hakiu'sbubg," Pa., April 13.— This morning
Attorney General Palmer filed 'with the proth
onotary 213 suits against the Mutual insur
ance company of this state and asked that
writs of quo warrants be issued by the court
in all cases, to show cause why their business
should not be closed up. ; He alleges the com
panies} have not. complied with the laws and
that no annual statements have been made of
their business. The list includes nearly every
company In the state and the proceedure will
be similar to that taken in the previous cases
where the companies have been dissolved. The
intention is to whip them all out of existence.
'■,".'■'.'.:'. . Modest Office-Seeker*. •
I ". Boston, April - 11.— The Herald, will state
that the friends- of Robert 11. Bishop, presi
dent of the state senate, have decided to let
the fact go out that he will enter the next Re
publican Idle convention as a candidate for
governor, and also . tnat Gov. Long will be a
candidate for congress iii Ihe Second district.'
The governor will not ! actively enter into the
congressional field, nor . direct the canvass of
the district, bat will allow his friends to do
what they can for him.
-.;: . 1 . - Kenewed Rations. "*■.'■'"/.
• St. Louis,- April 13.— The steamer City ; of
Cairo, of ' the Anchor line,' which left for
Vicktliurg this afternoon, took down 40,000
government rations for Hood sufferers in the
state of Mississippi, and the steamer City of
Helena, which: leaves to-morrow, .; will take
down the sain amount. : . . s ~ ,• . ',
Maltreatment oSMinerg In Mexico.
Trot, N. V., April 11.— Four miners from
Washington county write that they have been
cast into a dungeon at Chihuahua, Mexico,
and say the Mexicans fired" on the party from
ambush, killing two md fatally wounding an
other. They complain that the United States
consul refuses to aid them. .
He Is Unggeated as a Presidential Candi
date on the General Reorganization of
[Washington Special (April 12) Chicago
Leading members of both parties at the capi
tol are talking very confidently of v break-up in
isting political organizations. The tariff dis
cussion, as far as it has gone, has developed
extraordinary differences among tho Republi
cans as well as among the Democrats, fhere
ia in irreconcilable difference between mem
bers of-those parties, which, if brought to a
straight issue, cauat lead to an absolute break
up. A well known Illinois Democrat who
has been an ultra Bjurbon all his life, wU<>
despises so-callen independents, and who be
lieves that any man who wishes to accom
plish anything in politics must train with one
of the great parties, says that the tariff issue
has become so sharply defined that
A BICRAK IP IS INEVITABLE.
He says that he would to-day vote for such a
man as Duunell, of Minnesota, than for a high
tariff Democrat. The fact of these great dif
ferences is so recognized at the capitol that
the members of both parties, for fear of this
break-up are working for the tariff
commission. The bill will probably pass the
house. Almost the only ground for approval
by congress is that it postpones the sharp
outlining of existing differences, and prac
tica ly carries the tariff question over to the
next presidential canvass; for, whatever com
mission is aopointed by the president, its re
port cannot be committed until congress meeta
next winter for the short session, congress
never has accomplished any legislation during
the month of December. Thus, it will be seen.
there will be left only two months for the con
sideration of the regular business of congress
and this most formidable of all questions, the
revision of the tariff. Opposed to any change i^
that ever made its headquarters here. The re
port of the commission not having been acted
upon prior to the expiration of the present
congress, the only way that it can
again come up will be by the con
gress of 1885 reviving the work of the
commission. As this congress will be
convened upon the eve of another presidential
canvass, members, unless specially instructed
by the conventions of the coming summer,
will avoid the tariff issue by every possible
leg islative Itechnicality. There is in all the
debates upon the subject a vein of dishonesty
upon the part of those who advocate the pass
age of the tariff-commission bill. It is
claimed that this measure is necessary in order
to seoire the needed legislation, wheu every
man vho advocates the measure knows that
there is a decided majority in both parties iv
congress against doing anything at all at pres
TO3ITIOX TAKEN BY ABKAM S. HEWITT,
an eastern manufacturer, is one that has
awakened profound attention. Judging by
the extraordinary demand for the speech of
Mr. Hewitt, the public is being thoroughly
stirred up to the t-ecessity of reforming somv
of the iniquities of the tariff system. Mr.
Hewitt, in an interview with the Times cor
respondent, the other night, said that he had
given this subject great attention, and had
tried to look at it from the stand
point of a public man, and not admit cousid
erations of a personal character. He thought
the time was coming when the American pub
lic would demand that the markets of th'
world be thrown open to them, and that the
fallacies of the extreme protectionists miitt
ultimately fall to the ground. He said, wit ii
a great deal of energy: "Capital needs no
protection. It is able to protect itself." H'
pointed to the time of the panic, when he, t
manufacturer of iron, found suddenly thnt he
I'BODUCING at a LOSS.
He said: "What did we do? The cost of pro
duction for from six to nine months was
largely above the prevailing market price. The
remedy was very simple. We simply Etored
our iron away aud waited till the market re
covered itself; we had money enough to do
this; and ultimately the iron was sold at a
profit covering the loss of interest, so that in
the end there was no loss."
Mr. Hewitt's position is a very peculiar one.
He is one of the great manufacturers of this
country who have arrived at the point where
they began to see the injuries resulting from
a high protective tariff that has resisted every
attempt of congress to secure its modification .
An Illinois member, to-night, speaking of
tha position of .Republican members of con
gress on the subject of the tariff, said: "1
think some of these gentlemeu will find them
selves left at home by the record they have
made on this subject.
is not in favor of the protection demanded by
the Eastern section, and the Illinois members
who have followed the majority of the Repub
lican side I am sure will find they have made a
1 Mr. Carlisle, who is one of the must pro
found thinkers on the Democratic side, and
who to-day occupies as high a position in the
house as member as any member, believes
for the party will have to be drawn ia the
future. In an interview with the Times cor
respondent this evening, he 6aid: "I am in
clined to think an alignment of parties on this
tariff question will come sooner or later. The
change may not come immediately, but if tun
discussion goes on before the people as it is
now, and probably it will, I am satisfied that
that the Republican party will be unable to
maintain its present strength in the Western
states. It is probable, too, that the Demo -
crats will lose some strength, but in my
opinion it will be more than compen
sated by accessions from the other party, and
that, too, in states where we most need it. I
do not think the tariil agitation will result iv
the formation of an independent party, but
that there will be, to a "very great extent, re
form of the old parties, based upon this tariff
issue. I do not think there is going to be any
thing like a bitter partisan feeling in thife con
gress over the subject. Democrats dlfler
widely in their views, not only on the tarifl
commission bill, but on the tariff qncstion
generally. I believe that the tariff and other
economic questions are coming rapidly to the
front, and will be
THE GREAT CONTROLLING QUESTIONS
in our politics in the immediate future, and
parties will necessarily be compelled to take i»j
sition upon them, which, I think, will result
in making great changes in the present mate
rials of the two parties. Ido not think the to
will be a new party formed; but many who
are now voting with with the Republicans
will vote with the Democrats, while some
now voting with the Democrats will unite
with the Republicans on this and similar
measures, because it is undoubtedly true that
the Democratic is the revenue|rcform party in
this country, and that the Republican party
as an organization is for a high protective
system. It is pledged to it in its platforms
and by the declarations of its leading jour
nals and public men, and cannot retreat from
it without violating its pledges to the men
who have supported it on that ground hereto
"In Water" or "With Water."
New York, April i:>.— The Baptists met
to-night to discuss the advisability of forming
a denominational Bible society, independent
of the American Bible society. Prominent
Baptist ministers debated the question, and
finally resolutions were adopted appointing
a committee to consider whether or not the
work could be done by the Baptibt forfcitpi
ministers' society upon the foreign missions
press by the foreign mifMonary. The special
grievance of the sect is that the Bible society
will not change the phrases in the scriptures
reading "Baptize with water" to "Baptize in
St. Louis, April 13.— The steamer Jo<; Kin
ncy, bound hence to Kansas City, broke her
tiller r*pc while passing through the bridge
which creeses the Missouri river at Glasgow,
swung round, struck a pier and stove iv onr
of her Rides. She then drifted down and sunk
to the hurricane roof, jiut below the bridge.
She was owned by the Kansas City Packet
company, valued at $27,000; insured for $22 ,
-230 in Cincinnati and Eastern offices. No
lives were lost.
Weather To- Day.
Washington, April 14, 1 a/ni— lndications:
For upper Mississippi and Missouri valleys,
fair weather; northerly winds; stationary
higher barometer; stationary temperature.