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AXorilEß EIHCT THAT RATES MUST
Meeting of the Tnt Line and their West
ern Connection*—ln Default of Anything
Better to do tiny Besolve* to Keep up the
Old Agreement—A. yndicate Wants to
Complete the Canadian Pacific Without
j-'ti 1 1 her Government Aid.
Bates JUust be Maintained. '
I Special Telegram to Hl3 Globe- 1
Chicago, Feb. B—The meeting of the trunk
lints and their western connect which whs
held at the office of Commissioner , Fink, re
sulted, as was expected, in the announcement
that "racs must be maintained between the
west and the aboard." This is hot by any
means a new proclamation, but it has a familiar
• sound that has Lcin heard from some quarter
ever since tho east bound pool was
three months old. The mere her
alding of hucn a decision is conlidently
ospected to ac omplish the establishment of the
freight tariff frum every point in the west, and
to effectively shut off the possibility of cutting
a rate by the most expert rate cutter in the set
vice of a trunk line connection, because "the
presidents have pledged themselves to be per
sonally responsible for th<» carrying out of this
agreement," which was reached after _ due
deliberation of the entire situation, by
the august magnates jat New York.
The presidents "agreed to restore pool rates"
which were in bad shape and needed restoration.
They admit that the agreement had been vio
lated, and they again agree to maintain ratee.
If a charge was made it was strenuously denied,'
■denial being followed with an apology for hav
ing even suspected that a member of the pool
would have be2n guilty of being caught vio
lating a single provision of (he agreement.
The presidents have pledged themselves to
be personally responsible for the carrying out of
the new pooling agreement. The general mana
egers have notified their agents that ' rates must
be maintained and not a pound of an>thing
must be carried at lees than tariff." Home of the
Chicago agents seems to think
that one month of business will
give the presidents the "lump-jaw." At
the end of that time they will look over tho re
turns and woader wiieie earnings are.. They will
likely call upon the general managers to account
for the loss of business and will be respectfully
referred to the orders of Fob.l4,in which they, as
"personally responsible" parties, directed that
rates be strictly maintained. 'I his is about the
way it appears to some who are connected with
truuk lines at Chicago.
The meeting was '"to devise some means by
which ratos on freight can be effectually con
trolled," but thin ha-* been the object of almost
every meeting that has been, held by trunk lines.
A resolution wan adopted "embodying a new
agreement, which wai signed by all of the mane
agers present." i'hat is w:;ac is usually don
upon such occasions, and there ie rare y a
dissenting voice. As was suggested by a pro—L
inent railroad official yesterday, it looks as if
the met ■■< ■ had signally fail' din the objects for
which it w;t.> called and had p omulgated the
now agreement gimi>ly because it seeded as if
they were called u^uri to do something, and this
kind of a proceeding him lens then one which
called for ihe enforcement of penalties
Relief for t>.e West Shore.
I Special Telegn a to the Globe. 1
New York, Feb. B. — the West Shore railroai
directors were ia session un^il nearly G o'clock,
considering a pan for the relief of the road sub
mitted by some of the loading bondholders, cap
italists and representatives of its former finan
cial BK3nts. The plan includes the issue of car
trust bonds, each subscriber to receive a mort
gage on. specific cars. It iucludes also the pro
viding of new rolling stock and motive power.
Mr. Pu'lman is said to be one of the originators
of the plan. No decision was announced, but
the proposition will probably be accepted.
VanderhiH and the StUteauJcre.
iSpeoial Telegram to the Globe. 1
New York, Feb. B.—A rumor started in Wall
street to-day, to the effect that Wm. H. Vander
bilt had entered, or was going to enter the board
of directors of the- Chicago, Milwakee _ St.
Paul railway. Vice President Wadsworth of
the St. Paul company, said that he knew nothing
of it. Mr. Vanderbilt himself could not be
Fined for Violating the Agreement,
Chicago, Feb. B. —The general passenger
agents of the Missouri river lines to-day heard
evidence in the case charging the Burlington
with a violation of the Kansas City agreement in
selling two tickets at a reduced rate to Wichita,
Kane., on Saturday afternoon last. The charges
were sustained, and the Burlington fined $82.60.
An appeal was taken to the arDitrators appoint
ed. The Burlington claims there was really net
an agreement on Saturday, us the Alton did not
sign the same until Monday.
The Canadian Pacific.
Ottawa, Feb. B. —The government, it ie
understood, received an offer from a syndicata
of New York capitalists to take the Canadian
Pacific railway and complete it, without farther
govern aid. They also agree to give up
the monopoly privilege and pay duty upon ti.eir
[Special Telegram fo the Globe.l
New York, Feb. B. —The earnings o£ the St
Panl _ Manitoba railway for the fourth week of
January, 1884 were $145,000, against $126,00"!)
in 1883, an increase cf $19,000. For the month
of January the earnings were $449,185, against
$499,541 in 18S3, a decrease of §40,350.
Trains were generally on time yesterday.
The weather on the Northern Pacific ranged at
from fifteen to twenty-one degrees below zero
for extreme cold in Dakota yesterday, and on
the Manitoba V reached ten below at Crooks
The rumor that the Northern Pacific would
soon adopt the plan of psyiag off its employes
by checks which would be forwarded to the dif
ferent stations is not confirmed by Local i. rea3
Al Stoke*;, assistant general superintendent of
traffic on the west end of the Northern Pacific,
who has, accompanied by h»s wife, been visiting
General Freight Agent Hannaford, left for Port
land last night. *
OIL, EXPLOSION AKU FIBE. '
Long Island City, Feb. 8. —This afternoon
I a largo distillate tank, at the Standard o^l works,
foot of Tenth street, exploded with a terrific
force. The explosion, wjs followed by a burst
of flame, which soon enveloped r.he tank. In
quick succession there were sevrn other explo
sions, and tanks of naptha, . tar
and distilled oil warn becoming
masses of flame in a few minutes afterwards.
Eight tanks in nil, containing from 1,50J to
3,000 barrels of flu:! were destroyed, the flames
continuing for sevi vhL hours. The tire was got
under control about half past six this eveaiaic.
Besides the tanks and oil a large, -'..rage ware
house, having a frontage of 20J feet on" E»st
ri/er, in which wore abuat 1,500 barrels of oil
and 2,000 em. ty barrels, also about 7fo feet
wh*rf in East river and Anable canal, together
with several small buildings, wera
da&troyoJ, the flame from tank No. (, which
lirst exploded, communicating to a warehouse
twenty feet distant. Vessels loading at the
wharf wore towed away or cut adrift. Robert
McFay, assistant liroman of the lire company
■was severely bained by bis clothes catching fiiro
while playing the hose on the warehouse. "The
losses, as near as can be ascertained
are 8,000 barrels of oil, naptha and
tar 2,000, eight tanks 180,000, wharf $S,ooo,
warehouse and ether buildings $15,000, stock
in warehouse *li>,000; total $75,000. There is a
partial insurance on th«» buildings and tanks.
The shoe* of the explosion was felt several
miles away, and m>>ny windows being broken in
houses two miles distant. On Biackwoli's
. i bland a great many windows were broken. The
works will be rebuilt.'
Coshooton, 0., Feb. B.—The flood reached
its highest point at midnight, being twelve
ircl 108 higher than over known before. The
water m now slowly receding. While crossing a
swollen creek near Otsego, a lady, whose name
is unknown, miesed her footing aud was
drowned. The three Nelson brothers, out boat
ing were struck by drift wood ami all three
DEATH AT SEA.
[Special Telegraph to the Globe. J
XewYobk, Feb. 8. —Death and disaster seem
to have followed the crew of the Boston ship
Agenor daiing her voyage from Hamburg,
•which terminated to day at this port, five of the
crew having died and one boy was killed and
was buried at sea, also one seaman having had
his hands frost-bitten.
Elddba, la., Feb. 8— Mrp. Mix, of Steam
boat Rock, standing over the open grave
of her husband said they might as well be
bnried in one grave, and took out a revol
ver and shot herself. She is not likely to
And a Pew Notes from the Scene of the
War in Egypt.
London, Feb. B.—ln accordance with pre
vious announcements Parnell moved in the com
mons to-day an amendment to the address in re
ply to the queen's speech. The amendment se
ven ly condemns the policy of the government
in Ireland, asserting that it his failed to tran
quil ize the people, has wantonly prohibited pub
lic meetings and interfered with the freedom of
speech, has permitted magistrates to publicly
applaud the conduct of Lord llossmore, who
had been superseded as a justice of the peace for
disturbing public order at-d inciting ill-will and
strife between different classes in Ire
land. The amendment further demands
the immediate abandonment of the policy of
stimulating state aided emigration of the Irish.
In the course of his remarks, with which he ac
companied his motion,Parnell asserted that the
recen: visit of Northcote to Ireland has been the
exciting cause of the civil disturbance. The
Orange outrages, in his opinion, were a grave
misfortune to the conservatives, whom North
cote had dragged at the polls, . and discredited
the Irish factions. He denounced, in strong
tenne, th* oratory of ihe Orange platform dur
ing the recent attempt to introduce the national
league into Ulster.
» THE NEGOTIATIONS.
London, Feb. B.—Papers hay-> baoa laid be
fore parliament explaining the negotiations ba
tweon England and the other neutral powers,
concerning th* course to bo pursued should war
arise between France and China, and are the
subject of inqury on the part of Franco. Gran
ville, foreign secretary of state, informed Mr.
Waddington, the French minister at the court of
St. James, last December, that the powers hav
ing veesslit in Chinese waters, proposed to in
struct their commanders to unite in adopting
measures to secure protection to foreigners and
a continuance of a friendly spirit toward Fiance
and China. M. Waddington said in reply:
'•Franco would not exceed the programme al
ready announced, by either interfering with for
eign trade or blockading treaty ports, unless
fo:od to do so by the action of China.
London, Fob. B.—Fifteen thousand striking
weavers at Blackburn last nigth marched
through the streets towards the house of a man
ufacturer, with the intention of hanging him in
effigy before li'S residence. The crowd refusing
to disperse, the police charged toe procession
and during tHe meelee several persons were in
jured. Affairs are beginning to assume a ser
ious aspect. The police telegraphed to Man
chester foi aid, wlu.cn was sent, and order was
The iron clad Monarch and torpedo ship
Hecla, with 300 marines, have gone to Port
Aldershot regiments and marines have
been ordered to prepare for service in
Three thousand ship builders at Belfast
John Deasy is the National League can
didate for parliament from Cork.
Herr Neve, a Booialist editor, has been
condemned to six months' imprisonment
Foreigners must be naturalized in Rus
sia before being allowed to work on rail
Wholesale arrests of persons merely sus
pected of being socialists are being made
at St. Petersburg. ■
The treaty between England and Portu
gal relative to the Congo will be submitted
shortly to the Cortes. It provides, among
other things, for the free navigation of the
There is an excellent feeling reported be
tween the Frenoh and the king of Hue, and
the country is being rapidly pacified.
Telegraphic connections between Hanoi
and Paris is expected to be completed by
the 15 th inst.
Slellmaohu, the assassin of Detective
Bloch at Vienna, had in his room dynamite
bombs, and revolutionary pamphlets, and
the landlord of the lodging house has been
The French are being strenuously op
posed in Madagascar, and the American
man-of-war Pensaeola has arrived on the
The pope has sent the corner stone and
marble slab for th chapel to be erected
at Cahixcivetr, Sf y, Ireland,in memory
of Daniel O'Conuell.
Gen. Gordon has been heard from, and
at present is safe. He is beyond the place
where he was reported captured.
At Suakim, Col. Sartonus has closed
up all the liquor shops. The gunboats
are now in such a position as to shell any
enemy that may approach the town.
At Suikat the garrison has eaten all the
camels, dogs and oats, and are now eating
Gen. Gordon has arrived in the province
of Bnbu. He sent letters to the trouble
sheiks Baying, "Meet me at Khartoum. If
you want peace, lam for peace, if you
want war, I am ready."
Archibald, for many years British con
sul general at New York, has just died in
The Frenoh ambassador is in oonfer
enoe with Earl Granville,foreign secretary,
and offers the co-operation of the French
For fraud, a military tribunal has sen
tenced Col. Prieroff and a contractor
named Anerbach, at St. Petersburg, to de
portaticn to Siberia.
The Gladstone government is to have a
hard squeeze on the vote on the Egyptian
question next week, and it looks as if it
would be defeated. If the conservatives
go to the country on that qaestion, they
will sweep the country. They will give
the most liberal reform measure
should they get in power. .
The emperor of Austria, has oonferred
an order upon the mayor of Tisza Eslar,
who instigated the recent prosecutions of
tbe Jews there on a charge of murdering a
Christian girl. His action has caused a
The students in Russia h&va issued a pa
per which declares that the time for revolt
The Times attacks the government for
not acting energetically in the Egyptian
arises. The world is looking at them and
their dilly-dally policy. They will have
to send not only a naval but a land force.
It would be well for housekeepers to know
that Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder is free
fiom alum, ammonia and other objectional
drugs, hence the purest and most economical.
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder is beyond all
question the the best and most perfect of any
thing in the market. To insure certainty, buy
it only in cans.
General Luard, commander in chief of the
Canadian militia, who is very unpopular, hse
been recalled to England from Canada.
THE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBE. SATURDAY MORXIXG, FEBRUARY 9, 1884
■■'•- * ■ . fro 33 2ia'r.j D_v z His
-;..: DfbStes in Which 120 [!:s Unrno
a Part--. The Passage with
Carpenter — Quarrel
[T. C. Crawford in Chicago News.]
Mr. Elaine, the other evening, gave some
interesting information about his habits of
working. Before entering public life he was
a trained writer. in congress .he acquired
great skill as an orator,' and developed an
extraordinary ability, for expressing himself
in the best possible manner upon the very
shortest notice. One would think that his
skill as a ready talker on his, feet would make
his work easy in preparing his book. With a
good secretary, one might imagine that he
could readily dictate every one of the chap
ters of the book.
Mr. Blame says, however, that he is able to
dictate to an advantage only where the
chapteis in his book partake of the narrative
form. For anything beyond that be is
obliged to sit down and labor with his brain
and his good right hand. He says that he
does not believe that any work of high
literary excellence can be accom
plished by dictation. He says that in writ
ing there are three sentinels standing guard
over the brain. The two eyes and the hand
are between the brain and any crude form of
expression. These restraints have a constant
tendency to check faults and to polish meri
torious sentences. When a writer dictates
there is no special stimulus to high effort and
there is no restraint. -
Mr. Blame was asked how he accounted for
the fact that in his speeches his English was
always of such a high order. Under excite
ment, and speaking apparently without
restraint, his sentences are clear, vigorous,
and models for their clean simplicity. Is
not speaking of this kind dictation? Where
is the restraint as to the choice of forms?
Mr. Blame said that there was all the dif
ference iii the world between speaking to an
audience and dictating to a secretary. The
audience was in itself a restraint upon a
speaker. That mysterious something, known
as the magnetic influence, existing always
between a man who can move an audience
and those addressed is the controlling influ
ence which shapes thoughts and forms sen
tences. No man can produce a real im
pression upon an audience without establish
ing this magnetic sympathy. The absence of
this sympathy betrays the dull speaker. ' A
man who is incapable of moving an audience
could probably dictate as well as be could
write. But, after all, it would be the out
pouring of mere words.
Mr. Blame said that he never hoped to at
tain in his writing anything like the excellence
of style reached by him in the intense ex
citement of public speaking. In hi 3 work
upon his book he does not average over 1,000
words a day. He thinks this is all that any
man should try to do who aims at excellence
in purely literary work. Some days ho has
gono much above this, but he is quite content
if he can only maintain his average.
Of all the debates in which Mr. Blame has
taken a conspicuous part, the one in which
he takes the most pride is the Geneva award
debate. He made an exhaustive study of all
the documents bearing |upon this case, and
looked up clearly all the law points bearing
upon the same. Nothing shows more thor
oughly the versatile powers of his mind than
his ability to master all the legal technical
ities of this intricate case. Most of the
lawyers in the senate bad given the
subject but casual attention. Mr. Blame
had thoroughly equipped himself for the
very purpose of having a bout with the great
senate lawyers. He specially desired a bout
with Thurman, Edmunds, Conkling and David
Davis. But the keen-witted lawyers of the
senate soon saw that Blame was well armed,
and so they assumed a position of lofty con
tempt, not condescending to argue legal
points with a non-professional. Matt Car
penter and Thurman, however, were drawn
into the debate. David Davis, to avoid
Blame, fled to the cloak-rooms.
Matt Carpenter, a trained legal athlete,
was set up to administer a lesson to Blame,
but, as Carpenter afterward said, he had all
he wanted to do to hold his own. Carpenter
said that Blame's impudence in assuming a
superior knowledge of the law in that case
was so overwhelming that he could hardly
meet him. Carpenter did more, however,
than any other senator could have done. He
maintained throughout the most thorough
good-nature and self-possession. He even
laughed outright, with genuine amuse
ment, where almost any other man would
have boiled over with indignation at Blame's
Blame's great object in the debate, how- '
ever, was to draw out Conkling, his ancient
enemy. If be could have succeeded in that
he would have been perfectly satisfied.
Conkling all that day sat at his desk, ap
parently engaged in writing. He rarely, if
ever, lifted his head. Some of the time when
Blame was speaking he was not over two
I feet away from Conkling. Blame's oratory
volleyed to the right and left of the New
York senator without producing the slightest
ifnpression. Gen. Garfiold came in from the
house during the discussion and took a seat
directly behind Conkling. He noticed that
he was writing very steady. He wheeled
his chair in such a position that he
could look over Conkling's shoulder. He was
curious to know if Conkling was really, writ
ing. He leaned over, apparently to reach for
a paper, and in so doing took a good look at
Conkling"s manuscript. He found that he
was not really writing a word, and the neat
manuscript piled up on the desk, to use a
stage expression, was mere "property" writ
ing. Yet Conkling kept up this fine bit of
acting all day. At one stage of the episode
Thurman came over and tried to get Conk
ling to "go for that fellow," as he designated
Blame. Conkling declined, saying that he
could not on account of his peculiar situation.
It really is an absurdity that Conkling and
Blame have never spoken since the days of
their foolish, hot-headed quarrel when they
were young men in the house. The memory
of all the feeling that existed at that time has
long ago died out. These men have jostled
against each other almost constantly in t'ueir
public and social careers. It has been much
more awkward to maintain this long silence
than it would have been to speak and ignore
the past. There has never been any need for
a formal reconciliation. If the difference be
tween them had not acquired the dignity of
age and attracted unusual attention through
their prominence, it must have fallen long
ago. < r .
It is not generally known that Mrs. Conk
ling never fails to call upon Mrs. Blame when
she is in Washington, and that Mrs. Blame
promptly returns her calls. Mr. Blame has
repeatedly met Mrs. Conkling out in society,
and has often talked with her when her hus
band was present.' Upon one occasion, at a
dinner given in this city, Blame was asked to
give Mrs. Conkling his arm to take her out to
dinner. He did so, and in the ar
rangement of the. guests lie sat di
rectly opposite Conkling. He talked with
Alls. Conkling all through the dinner, bat not
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•m"; -iji.ic^-.it c ftiir.ro of these two gentlemen
'<> *nt-:k to each other reached the limits of
ci.c grotesque, It's not necessary for these
men to ever meet and be friends again. That
is, of course, impossible. But . there is" no
reason why they should not acknowledge
each other's presence when brought,
in close contact. . Mr. Blame's friends
say that he bas always been v willing
to speak if ha' could have any assurance that
Conklin_ ,would meet him half way, as he
nrt«i.-aes no importance to tne social Tiiihun
which is supposed to yawn between them.
A number of moddlesoma nobodies have
tried at various times to make themselves
conspicuous by bringing: these two gentle
men together. The probability is that they
will never speak DOW, because they have in
the past been brought into contact with each
other under such circumstances, where, if
reconciliation vras not possible, it never
would be. ■ . l y. '"
How the Scheme for the Bartholdi
Statue Orizinated. ' . "• ;
[Cor. Pittsburg Telegraph.]
It is not generally known how the scheme,
for a colossal statue of Liberty originated. It
was about fifteen years ago whenM. Bartholdi
came to this country for tho first time, bring
ing letters with himfromEdouard Laboulaye
and other good friends of union between
France and America. One of the persons to
whom M. Bartholdi went upon his arrival
here was Miss Booth, well known as a trans
lator of books by La!x>ulaye, as one of the
first historians of our city, and as the editor
of Harper's Bazar. M. Bartholdi presented
to Miss Booth his conception of a colossal
statue, which might stand permanently as a
mark of French brotherhood with the United
States. ■He said, moreover, that, as he was
sailing up the bay, he observed Bedloe's
island, which seemed to him the right place
for such a statue.
M. Bartholdi's scheme—which came, of
course, to the knowledge of many per
sons—was discussed industriously, and the
upshot wait that the sculptor returned to his
country with certain definite intentions. At
that time Bartholdi had an excellent reputa
tion as a sculptor and architect. He had done
some brilliant work, and he was regarded as '■
an artist of singular promise. He had also
accomplished more labor on a large and
even colossal scale. M. Bartholdi's plans
for a liberty statue were completed during
the emperorship of Napoleon 111. Then
came the war with Prussia, which put a
stop to his undertaking. It was after
the war, when the French republic was
firmly established, that the sculptor took up
his scheme again and gave publicity to it.
He asked the French people to subscribe for
the statue. The French people subscribed
readily, one might almost say sou by sou.
Then M. Bartholdi turned his sight to our
own country, and asked us to subscribe for a
pedestal, on which the statue could be
placed. That was several years ago. We
have not yet subscribed the amount which is
needed for the pedestal.
Why the Hired fSirl Turned the
Widow's Coffee- Mill.
[Detroit Free Press.]
j We made one more disi-overy and went
j home to our parents and guardians in time
to escape softening of tho brain. Every
night the hired girl ground the coffee. This
was a particularly domestic sort of duty, !
but somehow we got it into our heads that
she turned that mill for the widow's special
benefit/ and to tho tune of her dead "Dear
James." And then she groaned so much,
j and so long, and at such odd hours, and in a
i fragmentary way that was so exasperating.
! Long after we were in' l>ed wo would hear
I that "demnition grind"—it was Clara who
quoted Dickens—and it became as tiresome
and dreadful as the tedious recitation of
"Dear James. "Perhaps they are grinding
[ his bones," I suggested one midnight, as we
j lay awake and listened to the loud, sonorous,
j unmusical sound.
"I would cheerfully assist them in that
. case," said Clara.
"Perhaps— but just then the dull,
monotonous noise ceased and we fell asleep.
'But the next morning we waylaid the hired
"Now tell us," said Clara, in a determined
voice, "why you grind that abominable, de
testable coffee-mill at all times, day and
night, in season and out of season?" ijv <
"Lor'!" exclaimed the girl, "don't yer
"Of course we don't."
liDidn' she tell yer?"
"No, she didn't."
, "Why, Mr. Bui winkle snored, and she
thinks she can't sleep if —" '■ '' v..
The next day we went home.
From an Italian Point of View.
. [Italian Paper.] s /
The American girl is champagny. She is
glittering, foamy, bubbly, sweet, dry, tart—
in a word, fizzy!
She has not that dreamy, magical, niur
mury loveliness of our Italian girl. And yet
there is a cosmopolitan combination in the
American girl that makes her a most attrac
tive coquette in her frankness, in;her pardon
able frivolity, in her being a phenomenon of
You may lose your head with her easily in
a week, and in the way of recollecting what
you had said to her yesterday, for she is
! gifted with memory ;"but your heart—jamais!
It takes a longer time for that! But be*
J sure she will have both sooner or later, and
like a true belle will sing to you amid sighs
Be glad white ye may,
Nor take heed of the morrow;
The sweets of to-day
Let us taste while they lastl
For life is too short
From the future to borrow;
> Dull care, like an ort,
Fling away to the past!
I don't believe she is half as mercenary a3
she talks, in the vein of "what female heart
can gold despise." Yet she gives you a strong
impression that the alpha and omega of life
is a modiste and a millionaire. My impres
sion of the American girl is one never to be
i forgotten. She is bright, brisk and business
To be concise, I would call the American
girl a sort of social catechism—full of ques
tions and answers. In many instances she
omits the answers, and becomes an incarnate
"I" I never experienced such a pleasurable
witness-box position in all my life.
How "Uncle Remus'' Looks.
"Joel Chandler" (Uncle Remus), a Georgia
man is quoted in The Philadelphia Record as
saying, "is a little red-headed, freckled
faced farmer's boy, just about as handsome
as a burnt shoe. He is a good fellow and
bright, . but indolent. He has been well
treated by The Atlanta Constitution people.
They give him a good salary for writing an
j hour or two every day, in addition to a very
( nice house, which they gave him outright as
! a Christmas gift, I think. So he has plenty
of time for literature and a pleasant place to
In New York 7,805 signs. 1,103 signs on
drop awnings, 530 wooden Indians, 3,393 ex
hibits of goods, 1,704 show eases, 1,101 stands,
521 coal .boxes, '"and 1,325 awnings were
licensed to obstruct the streets last j'ear.
It is the doctor; mark his easy grace, ■
The kindly smile that lights a thoughtful
Carefully bending over the well-watched bed,
Where the poor sufferer rests his weary head;
Drawing the curtain just a little wider,
.So gently that it scarce disturbs the spider.
"And how are we this morning? but so so. :
Well, Rome was not built in a day, you
You slej:t, you say, but poorly through the
night, . .
But better toward morning—that's all right;
The movement of • the pulse is somewhat
But that one must expect when one is sick.
Pray let me see your tongue. Tnere, that
will do, .- ,
You'll be a new man in a day or two;
The weather is against you, damp and raw—
The like of it I think I never saw ;
You want a little rest and change of diet;
Good nursing above all, and perfect quiet;
•Yes, on the whole, best keep your bed to-day,
And don' let business trouble you, by the
. way. / ■;..-'.■...■■.."•-.
Your liver's somewhat torpid, nothing: more;
Good morning; take your mixture as before."
j Hence to the parlor, writes a recipe,
I And, bowing blandly, takes his leave—and fee.
The tZay'a Prestidigitator Fooled
a Party of Loungers.
Astonishing Tricks With Cards-—
Something Very Much lake
[New York Sun.]
"How much can you influence any oneF
"I will show you the whole extent of my
power, or any other man's, in this respect,"
said the professor, taking a pencil from his
pocket. He borrowed a visiting-card from
one of the party, held it under th 3 table, and
wrote a figure on it. Then he folded it up
until it was like a ball, and tossed it across
the table to tbe writer.
"Put that piece of paper in year pocket,
please, an 1 button your coat over it. Now
I'll tell you what I propose to do. Give me
another card. Observe, I write on this card
a series of numbers. It doesn't make much
difference how many. They are:
5, 1, 3, 0, 2, 4, 7*9, S.
"Now, I propose, by an effort of my mind,
to make you select the number from this list
which is written on the foleed card in your
pocket, and which you have not seen. Take
the pencil and card," tossing, them across the
table, "and cross out one of those numbers.
Look me in the eye for a moment. Now I"
The writer deliberately chose the figure 4,
and was about to cross it out when he sud
denly resolved to take the 7. He changed his
mind again, and abruptly drew the pencil
through the figure 2. -.' -
'•Take the card out of your pocket, please,
and open it."
When the card was unfolded the figure 2
was written in the middle.
"I don't claim that I can do that every
time," said the professor, taking no notice of
the amazement of the others, "but it seldom
fails. Sometimes I have the subject cross
out three figures at a time. This is done
twice, and leaves three more if nine are writ
ten. Then I let him cross out two more, and
the one left standing is the one in his pocket.
There is small trickery about it."
He then, at their request, tried the experi
ment on the other five members of the party.
He was successful in every instance.
"That is all there is of spiritualism or mind
reading," said he; "the rest is simple trickery
like this." As he spoke he stretched one hand
across the table, gently took a two-dollar bill
from the hand of a waiter who was handing
it in change to one of the party, anil crumpled
it up in bis hand, which he still held 'over the
table.. Then be showed it to the man, and it
was changed to a 830 bill. Goldberg tossed
it to him, and be at once thrust it into bis
pocket with the remark that he was §1S
winner. ';" -.
"Are you sure?" asked the professor.
"Of course. I know when I put a $20 bill
in my pocket."
"It's asl bill,"' .said the professor, quietly.
"The original $2 bill is in the celery glass." "
The man pulled out the bill, found it was
•sl, threw it across to the professor, pulled the
$2 out of the celery glass, and gasped:
•'Whore's that twenty?"
"Here in my hand."
"Well, motion is quicker than sight."
. "Wrong again. Motion cannot be quicker
than sight. The reason you don't see me sub
stitute one of those bills for another is because
I distracted your attention at the instant I
made the change. Show us a poker hand if
, you've got cards with you."
"I haven't any. I left mine at the club."
A pack was procured by the waiter, who
regarded the magician with awe, as he said:
"Very many poker players, men of the world
at that, do not believe that one expert card
sharp could go into a party of four or five
honest players and cheat them without dis
covery. Now I'll deal four hands."
He shuffled the cards in a number of ways,
but always; so far as appearance went, very
honestly. He then asked the man on his
riylit to cut them, and had them cut once
more 'for purity's sake" by another player.
Then he dealt them around, one at a time, to
our playei-s, including himself, and the other
players picked up their cards.
"Gad! I'd like to play this hand," muttered
the first man. .
"I could down you," said the second man, ,
with an important scowl.
The third was the expression of a man
who looks down upon his fellows, as he re
marked : "I'd bet everything I could win on
this." " '
Meanwhile the professor had slipped into
his top coat and was drawing on his gloves.
The first had three kings and a pair of queens,
the second four aces and a king, and a third
a straight flush, nine high, an almost in
-What's yours, professor?"
The magician turned up the winning hand
a ten -high straight flush.
"Beware of card-sharpers, gentlemen," lie
said, with a smile, and strolled away.
A Somnambulistic Ilottseboy.
' ■ [Cor. New Orleans Times-Democrat]
Personal experience and relations are, by
the rule, as tiresome as a '49 Californian
whose tales are not half told until they reach
the 7,000 th recital. But I came upon a hap
pening an hour since which would have been
a study to Macnish.
A houseboy, who has done little else since
he was born but breathe and sleep,, was sit
ting by the kitchen fire, sleeping with greater
intensity than* usual, since he had an over
dose of New Year's. He was ordered to re
plenish the fires; he moved a little in his
chair. ft On a repetition of the order, he arose
slowly, walked out to a table upon which lay
a couple of hats. He picked up one and
moved it about in his hand, as though it dis
pleased him: he laid it down, and took up
the other. He started out with it, passed
through the stable, uncomfortably close
to the rear of a horse, whose frisky h»«ls
had yesterday "scarified him most to death," as
Mrs. Malaprop lately remarked. Reaching
the coal-house, he carefully filled the hat and
returned by the same path, tempting those
aching equine heels by brushing past in coax
ing nearness. Entering the house, he went
directly to the table and emptied the hut
upon it; shaking it well out, ho returned it to
the position in which he found it. He then
went to his kitchen chair, sat down and con
tinued his sleep.
I leave to a Macnish or Binns to trace jut.
the nice relations of the senses in this semi
conscious condition, when by the ideas illus
trated certain faculties are dormant in pro
found sleep, others open to impressions, and
actuated by volition. The phenomena may
be an acted dream, a .delusion, and that
which is seen, heard or done is the mere em
bodiment or repetition of former impressions
or impulses ac the time before the mind. The
hypotheses differ among thinkers. But Dr.
Mayo counts somnambulism within the
bounadry of disease. For a study, lam will
ing to lend the boy.
The reason kissing is so pleasant, says an
oscillatory expert of scientific tendencies, is
because the teeth, jawbones "and lips are full
of nerves and when the lips of persons meet
an electric current is generated.—[Yonkers
Yes, and it's so confounded cheap. You
don't have to have a dynamo machine, nor a
battery in the house, nor a call box, nor a but
ton to touch to ring up the central office, and
there is no patent on it. and the poorest per
son in the world can 'enjoy.the electric cur
rent better than the millionaire, and it never
gets out of order. ' It' Edison had invented
kissing it would cost $100 a year, like the tele
phone, and then extra kissing: would be
charged up extra, and if you didn't pay for
it they would take out your kiasaphone arid
disconnect you from the central office.
It is called "lady siuTrage" in Washington
tp.rritnrv. ''.--. '
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AEHE9TED FOR MUKDEB.
iSpecial Telegram to the Globe.l
Chicago, Feb. B. —Mrs. Mary Hallerj, 58
Ganalport aveiiue, was arrested on n war
rant for mnrder this afternoon. She is
charged with having killed Albert Berg
•ton, who resided at the same place. * She
and the man had a quarrel in which he re
ceived injuries about the head which re
salted fatally. An inquest was held and
the coroner's' jury found that Mrs. Hallen
had accidently pushed him, causing him to
fall with great force on a slone. On this
ground they did not find her guilty. Now
Mathilda Bergston, his wife, claims to have
found new evidence against Mrs. Hallen,
and swore out a warrant before Justice
Brayton tins morning, and the woman was
THE BOSS BOBBEB CAUGHT.
Nkw-Yobk, Feb. —Eddie Goodie, Bged
86, a man with a score of aliases, was ar
rested tc-day, charged with participating
in the robbery of Lather M. Church, su
perintendent of the Harlem factory on the
steps of the elevated railroad depot at
111 th [street and Second avenue, on De
cember :'.1.-t, last. Goodie is the third of
tho gang arrested, one of whom was gen
tenoed to 15 years imprisonment. It ap
pears that Goodie was the leader of the
gang, and planned the robbery. Among
the daring robberies in whioh Goodie has
been engaged, were the stealing a case of
silk, valued at' $17,000 from a custom
hon-e tiuck in 1870, a similar theft in 1874
when he was followed by the police and
shot one of them, the robbery of Jacob
Rnppert's bank messenger of $10,000 in
1878, and the robbery of the Planet Mills'
messenger ia Brooklyn.
COtsteh Bay, L. 1., Feb. B.—Charles A. F.ugg,
arrested for the murderous assault upon Beth
Spracue, was examined to-day in connection with
ttic, unit upon Mr. and Mrs. Townsend. He
charged William AHeford with the commission
of the latter crime.
AfcSSMBLIr.-tfAN DOUABOE ABSBSTED.
Albasr, N. V., Feb. B.—A dispatch was re
ceived by Speaker oboard, from an assemblyman
attending the carnival at Montreal, that Assem
blyman Donahue has baen arrested by the Cana
dian authorities. The reason is not given, but
it is thought the fact of Donahne being a Fenian
leader and identified with the Fenian raid into
Canada in 1866.
Remember the rink, c-mar Thirteenth and
Cedar. A grand time to-night.
LATE MINNEAPOLIS NEWS.
A large and intelligent audience met at El
liott's hull last evening, to listen to Edwin D.
.Meade, of Boston, in the first of a series of four
•lectures on "Th» Pi)grim Fathers," his subject
being "Puritanism.' * His address was an able
and scholarly effort, which occupied an hour in
the deliver}'.' ami kept the audience in wrapt
attention. Next Tuesday evening he will speak
in the same hall on "New England in England,"
and it is probable the hall will be tor small to
accommodate nil who will flock to hear him.
Asking for an Appointment.
CnftAGo, Feb. 8. —A petition, addressed
to the president for the appointment of
Judge Henry A. Blodgett, of the United
States court, this district, to the position
about to be vacated by Judge Drummonc 1,
.has been in circulation two riujn, and has
been signed by all the local judiciary, the
leading lawyers, merchants acd bankers
of the city, and is also being circulated
and extensively signed through tha
Etate.. . ■' ■ ■ •
Chamberlain Church, of Tio*j, N. V., has
defaulted with $77,000. . -
IN HOT WATER. J
THOR<~ V jrtlLY CLEANSES THE STOMACH W
AND BOWELS WITHOUT A
VIOLENCE OR T
IN HOT WATER. X
; Goufiimailon of isesfig&i for &m
on Douglas sireet.
OWici or the Board or Pr: . Woeks, )
CiTt of St. Paul, Minn., Feb. 4, lss4.)
The assessment of benefitseoste awl expect,
arising from 'tiio cocstru'jtion of a itt-wornu
Dougias street, from Kamsoy ctrwt to Seveotb
s>tre«t, in tho l ity of St. Paul, Miccesi.tn. hav
ing bwsn completed by tl.e lM"\n\ «»f Public
Works iv and for said City, enicl teuml will
meet at their office in taid City at '2 p. m. on
the If day of February, A. I)., lfel, •„ i, ear
objections (if any) to said assessint-nt, at which
time and^placo, onleta mltlcient c&a»» i* ehnwn
to the contrary, Baul assessment will U con
firmed by said Board.
The foil.ming is a list of th» snppoeeil ownera*
naint s, a description of the property bc-rtfiu-d,
a> d the amounts assessed opiiiist the came, ti>
Supposed owner and
description. Lot. Blork. Brapf.ta.
GEColeW^ofN^ of.. 18 ;. *44 00
John Bjan 8 18 3 44 50
T and O Krai N}j of 12 3 44 50
Anton Jurka S>s of 12 3 44 50
Thomas Omara 11 3 89 0O
Jas Coady 10 3 89 f0
V HS.cith .....9 3 h3 0O
Henry Natchsheim 8 8 » • ()0
Chat, E Feller 7 4 2i>7 50
John W Brr.dßhaw and
Lucy W Guild » 4 297 50
Whitacre, Brii-bir.e and Mullen's Subdivision of
, Lota 1 and 2, Leech's Ontlot» to
Supposed owner and
description. , Lot. Bfnetits.
Anthony Coff.- l |ii 775
John Skaida fc»)sof.. 48 107 ti3
John Horeisch, Sr., N> a of 48 107 05
Mary Mullen 49 215 25
Same % U5 25-
Leech'b Oatlots •<< St. Paul.
Supposed uwter and
description. Lot. Be; i dti
Ge« Beat N 15U ft of E X of NE#
of 4 |2l 50
Wiu l>RWkon B 77 ft of K>t, of -NX
' 4 of 4 134 75
,;,.,. V!,.,,... >MM ft of N 206>^ ft of
E&ofNKKof 4 OS SO
L P Hoffmann (NW'ly of Fort St)
K69 5-18 ft of E>s ot BKJ4 of .. 4 71 75
All objections to said assessment must !>e made
in writing mid tiled with the Clerk of said Board
at !< i.m one day prior to mid meeting.
JOHN FARRINGTON, President
Official: B. L. GOXHAK,
-<(> Clerk Board of Pah o Work*.
Confirmation of Assessment forSbwer
on Walnut Street,
Office of the Boaud of Pdbi.io Wobks. )
Cm of St. Paul, Minn., Fob. 4,1884. )
The assessment if benefit*, costs and expei>6c«
arinrig from the construction of a stwer on
Walnut street, from a joint forty-three (<S) feet
north of tho north line, of Oak street to PleKfr-jj
ant arrarae, in the City of St. Paul, Minnesota^
having been oomplttea by the Board of Public
Works in and for laid city, said Board will
meet at their (.flu in said city at 2 p, m., on
the 18thday Febrnury A. D. 1864, to htot
objections (if any) to enid nssefsmfiit, Et which
time and place, unless sctlicient cause i* fclicwn
to the contrary, sail sawimiiiiinil will be con
firmed by said Board. | ' ~~\
Tho following is a list of the supposed own
ers' names, a description of 'he property bene
ted, and' the amounts assessed gainst tho
Dayton & Irvine's Addition to St. Paul.
Supposed owner and
descriptor. Lot. Block. Benefits.
ChasFuchs 14 66 #90 50
J N Rogers 3 66 79 90
J M Esterly, (Except
NW'lyßfeet) ..2 66 C 800
H 0 Sachse, N W'ly Bftof 2 66 11 00
J H Briedert. ." 1 66 1140
Peter Berkey, 8 Ely 120
feet of I'.UO €5 95 90
J W Cochraii, N W'ly 56
feet of f&lO 65 76 75
John 8 Prince 8 65 79 90
Philip Reilh-y. HE'ly '
9.66 ft of SW'iy bO
ft of 7 65 IS 25
Francis Bingham (■Except
*Ely ».t6 ft) SW'ly
80 ft of 7 65 «i« 65
Same, 8 W'ly 40 ft 0f.... 6 65 1140
All objections to said assessment mnst bo
made in writing and tiled with the Clerk of said
Board at least one day prior to said meeting.
JOHN FARRINGTON, President.
Official: R. L. Gorman,
Clerk Board of Public Works. 88-40
CERTIFICATE OF AMENDMENTS
Articles of Incorporation
MIBSESOTA RENDERING COSSPASY.
We, D. M. Bobbins, President, and A. B. Kobbin*,
Secretary, of the Minne°ota Rendering cotnpnny,
do hereby certify that at ii meeting of tbe share
holders of said company, duty called and held v
the Bth day of January, A. D. 1894. at the office of
said company, at the Minnesota Transfer Station,
in the County of Bamsey and State of Minnesota,
the original articles of incorporation of raid com
pany were, by a majority vote and cumber and
amount of such shareholders and shares, amended
us follows, that is to "ay:
Article I was amended so as to real &* follows:
The name of this corporation shall be: Minne
sota Transfer Packing company. The general
nature of its business shall be the carrying on of a
slaughter and packing business; the dealing in
bides, pelts and wool; the manufacturing of gloe,
tripe, pigs feet and all kinds of oils and fertilizers:
the rendering of animal matter of all kin'in and
the dealing either as owners or commission men in
all substances used for that purpose; the carrying
on of a general commission business in the lines
herein designated: the buying, owning, improving,
leasing and selling any r»-al estate or i>ersoual
property, notes, bonds, mortgages, or other securi
ties necessary or convenient in making any con
tract or doing any of the things enumerated; the
buying, owning, Improving, leasing, mortgaging
and selling any real estate upon which the corpor
ation may have, or hold any mortgage, or judg
ment, or Hen, or other incumbrance, or in which
the corporation may have any Interest, and th«
doing of any and all other things appertaining, or
necessary to, or useful in a general bot-inesa of
The principal place of transacting its bntdni ss
shall be at Hlnnosota Transfer Station, in rt..-
County of Ramsey and State of Minnesota.
Article 111 was amended so as to read as
ARTICLE 111. »3
The capital stock of this corporation chall be five
hundred thousand ($500,000) ri liars, and the same
shall be divided into ten thousand (10,000) s-hnrea
of fifty dollars (*SO) each, of which one hundred
thousand dollars ($100.WO), or two thousand (2,000)
snares, shall be paid in in full at the time of the
commencement of this corporation, nnd the re
maining four hundred thousand dollars ($400,000),
or eight thousand (hares, shall only be issued as
they are subscribed for and fully paid in in each.
D. M. POBBIBfI, President.
a. B. kobmns, Secretary.
STATE OF. MINNESOTA, )
Ramsey Connty, J =tP "
Personally came up before me this 2M day o
January, A D. 1884, the above named, D. M. Rob
bins, President, and A. B. Bnbhms, Secretary, of
the Minnesota Rendering company, who being
severally duly sworn, each on his oath says that h»
is an officer of said company as set forth in sale
certificate; that he subscribed said certificate an
eoch officer and knows the contents thereof and
tint the s.i're are true.
Subscribed and swnrn to before mo thl3 22d day
of January, A. I). 1884.
P. 11. Bobbins, A. B. lior.nijiH.
WM. S. MOORK,
Notary Public, Ramsey County, Minnesota.
.. ■ ' ; '
STATE OFMTNNESOTA. >
Department of State, f
I hereby certify that tl*<» wi'hin In»*rnr' >"- vras
filed for record in thi* cftro on th-< ■- Bth day of
January, A. I). 1884, at 5 o'clock p. m.. and was
duly recorded i* book J of Incorporations on
pages 143, Ml and 145. -
FRED YON BAHMBACH,
Secretary of State.
STATE OF MINNESOTA, > f.
■ County of Ramsey, ) •">s. -
Office of the Register of Deed*.
' This, is to certify t*ia l the within Instrument wa»
filed for record in this office, at St. Pant, on the 20th
day of January, A. D., 1-S-i. a* 5 o'clock p. m.. and
that tbe Fame wa<* duly recorded In' book "B" of
Incorporations, pages 492 and 493. .
-VI R. C. WILEY, Register of Deeds