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NEW ULM, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 1878.
THE WORLD'S J)0INGS.
Crime*. Criminals and Casualties.
John G. Pink has been sentenced at
Boston to be hanged March 14th, 1S79, for the
murder of Mrs. Berry.
Em il Thomas, late sheriff of St. Louis,
having failed to pay over fees collected, has
been sued for $13,000 on his official bond. The
suit is broujp-ht at the instance of the circuit
court. There are other elaims against him.
A Mr. Hodges, while walking along a
road about a mile from Memphis, on the 10th
inst., was struck by lightning and instantly
killed. Another gentleman with Hodges AH as
also struck and dangerously injured.
A well dressed man jumped into the
river at St. Louis from a barge Sunday the
10th inst Jand was drowned. He left ajmemor
andum on the barge containing the following:
"Whisky did this. Take compassion On my
little boy. D. Lavin." The writing and
paper were identified as belonging to Dominie
Lavin, a well-to-do peddler who had been on
a spree lor several days.
A engine and seven cars of a freight
train bound north on the Jackson, Lansing &
Saginaw railroad an the 11th inst., ran
through the bridge at Marsh creek, between
St. Charles and Saginaw, Mich., killing the
fireman, Chas. Thayer, and badly injuring the
engineer, Silas Hill. The accident was caused
by the giving way of a dam above the bridge,
which washed out the embankment.
Robert McAdams, 12 years old, and
Charles Patterson, of the same age, quai relied,
at Philadelphia on the 11th inst., over the pos
session of a stick of candy. Patterson threat
ened to shoot McAdams if he dtd not divide
with him. As the latter still refused, Patter
son drew a pistol and shot McAdams through
the head, killing him almost instantly. The
young murderer then fled, and has not yet
Personal ana impersonal.
James Hair Fresswell, the author, is
At Agusta, Me., the Republicans elect
the mayor by 242 maiority, but the Democrats
gam control of the government, carrying five
of seven wards.
A Special from McMinnville, Tenn.,
states that Miss Carrie Beaumont has been
awarded a verdict of $10,000 damages against
B. C. Scott for breach of promise.
Greenville Tremain, son of Lyman
Tremain, and candidate for attorney-general
of New York, on the Republican ticket last
fall, died at Albany on the 14th inst., of tjp
Mrs. Lincoln,, of Boston, has two Afri
can lions for pftts. They are twenty one
months old and have been permitted to run
around the house like dogs. But the police
have ordered her to cage them.
Commodore Robert F. Pinkney died at
Baltimore on the 14th inst., in his sixty-seventh
year. At the outbreak of the civil war, de
ceased was a captain in the United States
navy, from which he resigned and entered the
The new Quebec government had a
cabinet meeting on the llth inst., Writs for
re-election of ministers have been issued.
Messrs. Packhard, Marchandaud, and Chau
ocean, will probably be elected by acclamation
and Jolly by a good majority.
It is said that Miss Sherman, the niece
of the general, who is engaged to Don Came
ron, says she is the happiest girl in the world.
She is a pretty young girl and Don is 45, not
handsome, and has a large family of children
on hand. But he is worth millions.
Marie Roze kissed a child who handed
her aboquet from a proscenium box in Chit go.
Soon after a man handed her another bouquet
and a voice from the gallery cried, "Why don't
you kiss him?" at which Mane Washed and
the audience laughed.
The Virginia House delegates have
passed a bill to take the sense of voters of
the State as to calling a constitutional con
vention in November next, but the bill was
subsequently virtually killed in the Senate by
adoption of a motion to indefinitely postpone
it consideration, yeas 21 nays 8.
Hon. Edwards Pierrepont, late minister
to the court of St. James, writes that he is
"not a candidate for the judicial office so long
and so eminently filled by Judge Blatchford.
I have not sought or desired the place, nor
could I accept it if tendered me. I am about
to resume the practice of the law.
The Archduke Francis Charles of
Austria, father of the reiging emperor, who
died the 8th, was the second son of the Em
peror Francis I. In 1848, when the Austrian
throne was menaced, when the Hungarians
were in revolation and Vienna was an insur
rection, the crown devolved upon him from
his brother, the Emperor Ferdinand, but he
renounced his claim in favor of his son, Fran
The 'Maryboro, Ont.. flouring mills
urued on the llth inst.^Loss $30,000 insur
Five stores were destroyed by fire at
Eaton Rapids, Mich., on the llth inst. Loss
$10,000 insurance $3,500.
A fire in the Central building at Great
MiHs, N. H., caused a loss of $24,000, distribut
ed among a number of occupants. Insured.
The steamer Euphrates from Philadel
phia for Liverpool has put in at Fayal severe
ly damaged in fearful gales. She must dis
charge and restore her cargo.
A telegram from Sault Ste Marie of the
14th inst., reports the river free of ice, ex-
cepting in Mud Lake where it is four or five
inches thick but very porous.
In the veins of an old tree cut near
Mempnis, Tenn., recently, was found particles
of quicksilver. Where the quicksilver came
from is an unanswerable question.
In a mass meeting at Omaha, lately to
consider the branch mint location, a commit
tee of seven was appointed to visit Washing
ton and present the claims of Omaha.
Sunday ends in San Francisco at 12m
The law permits all public amusements there
Sunday afternoons, and the 'Frisco people
call Sunday evening sermons lectures.
Cubans residing in New York and
neighborhood have resolved to send men and
means to their faithful compatriots who btill
struggle to win the independence of their na
In central Europe a railway lamp is in
use which does not smoke or poison the air
and does give light enough to read by. The
fact is commended to the attention of Ameri
can railway managers.
John Gunning was dangerously shot in
a party riot in the east end of Montreal, on
the 10th inst. Joseph and William Gardner,
George Kelly, William Chester and George
Beatty, all Protestants, have been arrested.
The Home savings bank of Boston sus
pended on the llth inst., a temporary injunc
tion having been obtained. For two years the
deposits amounted to $6,798,243. Since then
they dwindled to $3,117,431. Of this amount
$2,341,534 are invested in real estate loans.
Both branches of the Kentucky legis
lature adopted resolutions instructing the
congressmen of that Slate
The Indians of the United States and
Territories, altogether number about 385,000 national banksh,
souls. Of these 120,000 are in the organized
States, and 60,000 in the Indian territorv over
whom no manner of military control isn neces
sary, and the 70,000 in Alaska are left to them
U'wIfSj Sji#^*!*iMM^jV '^TTBirl 'STTiiJWmi. jjfH^
to support and aid
in eveiy possible way the Texas Pacific rail
way hill. Kentucky is strongly in favor of
the bill, and the Legislature has only carried
out the desiie of the neoDle.
A motion for a new trial in the famous
five million dollar Emma suit, has been denied.
Mr. Clinton, counsel for Wm. H. Vanderbilt,
says there is absolutely no ground for the Ill
inois that the suit of Cornelius Vanderbilt has
been or is about to be settled by the payment of
one million dollars.
The storm on the 9th inst., damaged
the levees below New Orleans to a consider
able extent. Crevasses are reported at Jesu
it's Bend, eighteen miles below the city, and
Dr. Williamson's, thirty-five miles below the
city, both on the right bank. No estimate of
damage has been made,
Judge McAllister, of Chicago in a
habeas xrpus case, recently decided that the
city ordinance prohibiting the sale of liquors
to minors conflicts with the State law and
with the city charter, both of which make a
a like prohibition, but with a variation as to
detail, and that the ordinance is therefore
There is said to be in Philadelphia an
old association for a novel order of insurance.
It is an association of rich business men, who,
whenever one of their number fails and re
tires from business, pension him for life under
cover|of the fiction that some relativejor per
onal "friend, has granted him an annuity
They will not, however, assist one of their
number, under such circumstances,t resume
The late provision trade failures at
Philadelphia develop a combination to main
tain the credit of several firms by swapping
notes and endorsements, of the same sort as
was developed by the recent morocco trade
failures of the same city. The arrangement
worked well so long as each firm limited it
self to a safe business, but the facility afforded
for speculative purchases finally tempted one
firm too far and its fall pulled down the oth
tories, of* whom aJ least 90,000 "are as quiet and
cder,, the m.t
control of the remainder, about 45,000 men
women and children, mostly the Sioux of
Dakota, it is proposed to place the other 340,-
000 uader the military establishments.
Rev. W. W Case, of the Baptist church
at Hamilton Square, N. J., is the victim of a
strange kind of porsecution. He once wrote
a will for an old lady, leaving her possessions
to the church, which will is contested, while
a woman interested has undertaken tp punish
him for writing it by making faces at him.
She takes a front seat wherever he is to speak
and on a late public occasion her scowls so
affected the preacher that he utterly broke
down. Failing to obtain a front seat at his
church lately she rose up at the middle of his
sermon and called him a liar. Afterwards a
policeman was stationed at the church door
to keep her out but she slapped the police
man's face and walked in. The poor preach
er would be glad to have the Jtovernor call
out a company^! militia for h^rotection.
selves. This leaves 135,000 in the other Terri oa the whole amended as to tha
control of the remainder, nhnnf dsnnn ttm.nnn f- /.nn J_
A far as explored, the gold region cf
the Black Hills extends a distance of eighty
miles from northwest to southeast by about
from ten to twenty miles in width from north
east to southwest Within this mineral belt
over 3,000 gold quartz lodes have been record
ed, of which forty are furnishing ore to forty
five of the quartz mills now operating. With,
in the same belt about three hundred silver
lodes have been recorded, and ne silver mill
is in operation. The placer gold mines are
also still producing, and coal, iron, copper,
lead and petroleum and salt springs have also
been discovered within the same wonderfully
rich mineral region.
SENAT E, March 11.The West Point
appropriation bill was reported with amend
ments, and the bill for the appointment of
additional commissioners to Pans, unfavora
bly reported and indefinitely postponed. A
resolution appointing Gen. Sherman a regent
of the Smithsonian institution in the place of
George Bancroft, resigned, was agreed to.
The Pacific railroad bill, agreed is by the rail
load committee was reported. Mr. Blaine
called up his resolution asking for the corres
pondence relating to the appointment of the
third commissioner to determine the Halifax
award, and made some remarks thereon.
Hamlin and Dawes also spoke, and the reso
lution was agreed to. The hill providing for a
commission on the alcoholic and liauor traffic
was passed29 to 19. Mr. Conkling reported a
bill aid of the Bennett polar expedition.
HOUS E, March 11.A large number of
bills were introduced, among which were one
by Ewing, for the issue of legal tender notes
one by Turner, declaring United States bonds
subject to taxation one by Patterson, to fix
the value of timber cut on public lands and
two for the issue of silver certificates. The
house then went into committee of the whole
on the consular and diplomatic bill, and Mr.
Hewitt made a speech. He criticised the
diplomatic service, and the President's civil
service policy. After his speech the bill re
lating to the tax on spirits, and the naval ap.
propnation bill were reported, and Cox offer
ed a resolution favoring the recognition of
Diaz as President of Mexico. An evening
session was held for debate only.
SENAT E, March 12.A resolution look
ing to the trial of claims against the United
States exceeding $1,000 in district courts was
agreed to. The bill in aid of the Bennett polar
expedition passed without debate. A com
munication from the secretary of the interior
relating to the timber depredations in Mon
tana was received and read. The bill for the
relief of Surgeon General Hammond was
passed-55 to I. The bill for the payment of
lien Halhday was referred to the 'ommitte
on claims. Mr. Thurman made a speech on
the Pacific grailroad sinking fund bill Mr
Windom called up the West Point bill, but it
went over until the 13th.
HOUS E, March 12th.The house went
into committee of the whole on the consular
and diplomatic appropriation bill, and was
addressed by Messrs. Hale, Whitthorne Dun
nell and Cox, after which the committee rose
without action, and the house adjourned.
SENAT E, March, 13th.Mr. Windom
reported the fortification bill. Mr. Merrimon
introduced a bill to regulate the counting of
the electoral votes. Mr. Kelley introduced
oills to aid the New Orleans & Pacific railroad
and to establish a mint at New Orleans. Mr
Matthews called up the commnnication of the
secretary of the interior relating to timber
depredations and made some remarks He
was folio* ed by Mr. Blaine. The senate then
took up the West Point bill and the committee
amendments to the house bill were agreed to.
HOUS E, March 13.The house went
into committee of the whole on the consular
and diplomatic appropriation bill, which was
considered by sections. After an explanation
by Reagan of his assertions made a few days
ago. regarding the biU to pay southern mail
contractors, several motions to increase items
in the bill were voted down. Amendments
making it the duty of consuls to make month
ly reports of exports and imports and annual
reports of the rate of wages in the countries to
which they were accredited were adopted and
the bill passed. The bill reduces the pay of
first-class ministers from $17,000 to $15000
and makes other sweeping reductions 'The
bill in aid of the Bennett polar expedition
SENAT E, March 14th. A number of
pension bills were passed. Bills were intro
duced by Mr. Voorhees providing for the pay
ment of customs duties in legal tender notes
and by Mr. Teller to regulate tariff on the
Den-v er and Kansas Pacific railroads. The bill
to provide for a sinking fund for the Pacific
railroad companies then came up, and Mr
Matthews addressed the senate in favor of the
measure leported by the railroad committee
in opposition to the Thurman bill reported
from the judiciary committee. Mr. Gordon
introduced a bill for a railroad from Bismarck
to the Black Hills. Adjourned till Monday.
HOUS E, March 14.Mr. Hardenber^h
introduced a bill regulating the revise fundof
Mr. Durham reported a bill
uniting th compensation of circuit and di6-
ic KSS, ?M
extending the time for removing whisk from
_, iC, L bonfdially
to,three,years waseso discussedeiprovide committeetbdwoul
paid shall the sam as
paid if the whisky were taken out at once, and
cM^d peop!, te ^SSSJTS^nS^^^SSi
$50,00 0 for contingent expenses wa reported
and passed. The Massachusetts
election case came up, but the house adjourn
ed without action.
A large elevator is to be erected at Hokah,
Houston county, by Bonner, Wheeler &
Hyde, wheat dealers.
On the 5th, while boating hay, Henry Zub
ler, a wine maker, lately residing two miles
senth of Brownsville, Houston county, was
drowned in consequence of the capsizing of
According to the Hokah, Houston county,
Blade, the relatives of Daniel Vanghan, a
young man killed at that place last October,
while working on the railroad, are to com
mence suit against the company for $5,000
As Mr. and Mra.W. P. Elliott were driving
across the railroad track at Spring Valley
Fillmore county, on the 5th, they were both
accidentally thrown from the buggy, Mrs
Elliott receiving such internal injuries as
may prove fatal.
SWIFT COUNTY. '^"W*
The United States land office at Benson,
Swift county, after being closed for three
months on account of the death of the former
register, the late Capt. J. C. Braden, was re
opened for business on the
new incumbent, Hon. D.S.Hall- on duty
who brought with
clerk, represented a experienced in the busi-
"Jf8 after faithful service in the latter capacity
retires to assume more preferred pursuits.
a Mr. Thayer as