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ST. PAUL NEWS.
OUR FAST MAIL
32 Hours From New York—First Train
to Arrive at 3:80 This
The first fast mail train between New York
and St. Paul will arrive in this city at 3:30
o'clock this afternoon, schedule time. This
is the inauguration of one of the most im
portant departures in the railway mail service
that has ever taken place in this countrv-.
Some time ago congress made an appro
priation to faciliate thc the transmission of
mail matter between the cast and the west,
the money to be disbursed under the direc
tion of the postmaster general of the United
The train which is expected to arrive at the
Union depot this afternoon is the first prac
tical illustration of the new departure.
Under the former system of transmission the
mail expected on this train would not be due
in St. Paul until to-morrow morning, the ef
fect of the special train being to shorten the
time between here and New York almost a
The running time between New York and
St. Paul by the special fast train is about
forty-four hours, allowing oue hour's differ
ence between eastern and western standard
lime. Leaving New York at 8:30 p. m. the
special steams into Chicago at 12:45 a. m. (a
little -past midnight) of the second morning,
and at 3:00 a. m., western time, starts for
St. Paul, reaching here at 3:30 p. m. the
From New York to Buffalo, the special will
run over the New York Central railroed and
from Buffalo to Chicago it will come via of
the Michigan Southern, reaching St. Paul
over the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul rail
Yesterday afternoon Postmaster Dr. Day
received the following telegram from Assist
ant Postmaster General Frauk Hatton:
Milwaukee, March 12.
Fast mail train over Milwaukee will reach St.
Paul at 3:80 to-morrow afternoon via. C. M. &
St. P. Must arrange for city delivery.
Ass't 1'. M. G.
In respouse Dr. Day forwarded the follow
Washington, D. C.
To Frank llatton:
Permit me to tender you the thanks of our
citizens for the fast mail arranged for
David Day, P, M.
In response to inquires Dr. Day said that
he was of the impression that the same or
der providing for a fast mail train from the
east to the west, included a similar train
from St. Paul to New York, but of this he
could not speak definitely.
In addition to the great benefit arising
from tin- rapid transmission of mails, an
added advantage will accrue to the imbue in
the opportunity oppened for quick passenger
travel between the east and west, it being
understood that each train will have one or
two Bleeping coaches for thc accommodation
of the public at large.
TnE FIKST TBAIN.
As will be seen by the annexed telegrams
Hie special will convey, among other distin
guished passengers, Postmaster General
(lr.sham and Assistant Postmaster Frank
llatton and Supt. J. T. Clark, ofthe Chicago,
.Milwaukee A: St. Paul Railway company.
(nn Ai;o, March 12.—The last mail service
is to be extended to the northwest as far as
Minneapolis and St. Paul, Postmaster Gen
eral Gresham to-day entering into a contract
with the Chicago, .Milwaukee 6*, St. Paul road
to that end. The lirst train will leave here
at 3 o'clock to-morrow morning, reaching St.
Paul at 3:30 to-morrow afternoon
and Minneapolis at 4 o'clock,
connecting with the night trains out of those
cities. This brings the through mail service
from Xew York to St. Paul inside of 48 hours
and shortens the running time between Chi
cagoand St. Paul five and one-half hours,
and shortens the through eastern mail serv
ice about 15 hours. The contract between
ilie postal authorities and tbe railway com
pany runs for are year. Owing to the fact
that tbe arrangement was only consummated
this afternoon, railroad officials have not out
lined thc details for the running of the train
beyond the limitation of time between
Chicago and St. Paul. The train consists of
an engine and two postal cars, and only im
perative stops will be made. General (Ircs
liam, Assistant General Manager Miller, of
the St. Paul road, Mr. Hatton and a number
of other postoffice officials will be aboard the
traiu in its oflicial run, and will go through
to St. Paul. The statement having been
made that the Chicago and Northwestern
would put on another fast train between this
city and St. Paul, the ollicials of the latter
road deny the v report.
Articles of incorporation were filed yester
day with the secretary of state of the North
west Heal Estate Investment company, for
the purpose of buying, selliug, owning, im
proving and dealing in lands, tenements aud
hereditaments, real, mixed and personal
property, of platting town sites and additions
ihereto and loaning money on real estate,
mortgage security, with principal place of
business at Minneapolis. The corporation
t imcnces March 10, 1884, for a continu
ance of twenty-live years, with a capital
stock of $500,000, divided into 10,000 shares
of £50 eaeh. The . highest amount
of liability allowed is to bc
:::,iio,000. The incorporators arc Geo. F.
Weston, of Plymouth, Mass.; Salathiel M.
Spaulding, Isaac. A. Barnes aud Albert W.
Gould, of Minneapolis, and Isaac Barnes, of
New Bedford, Mass. Geo. F. Weston is
president, Salathiel M,|Spaulding, vice presi
dent aud treasurer; Albert W. Gould, secre
tary, engineer aud land commissioner; Isaac
A. Barnes, counsellor, and Isaac Barnes,
Articles of incorporation were also filed
with the secretary of state yesterday of the
Minneapolis Safe Deposit company, the busi
ness of which is safety deposit and storage
>y letting for hire, the use of safes aud
vaults and the building of suitable fire and
burglar proof buildings for coutaining the
same. The business commences March 31,
1884, for a continuance of tliirty years,
and the amount of capital stock
is placed at $60,000, divided into 600 shares
of £100 each, with a highest amount of al
lowed indebtedness of $1,000. The names
of the incorporators are J. W. Johnson, R. B.
Langdon, Geo. A. Pillsbury, W. D. Wash
burn, E. B. Ames, C. H. Pettit, A. Fenton,
J. H. Ray and John S. Pillsbury, who are the
company's first board of directors.
The engagement of Haverly's Mastodons
closed at the grand last nigbt to a rousing
audience. Tbe performance bristled with
fun, and it is safe to say that the show bas
given more enjoyment to the cube than any
minstrel entertainment ever given in St.
Paul. The company is made up of burnt
cork diamonds and they all shine in their
several specialties. The matinee was also
well attended and the performance was en
The engagement of Roland Reed in bis
capital play of "Cheek," opens at the Grand
next Monday evening. The sale of seats
opens Saturday morning.
This popular amusement resort is drawing
delighted crowds nightly, the attraction be
ing the thrilling drama "Nobody's Claim."
National Educational Association.
State Superintendent of Public Instruc
tion Kiehle has issued the circular given be
low, which is of first imptance tothe educa
tors of the state. Newspapers throughout
Minnesota will confer a favor by publishing
.State School exhibits for Minnesota at tbe Na
tional Educational Association at Madison,
Wis., July 15-18, 1884.
This department has been informed of a
general purpose among the states of the
n orthwest to present exhibits of such work
and appliances as will 6how what the present
j -lans, facilities and products of the schools
If this is a general movement, Minnesota
lias a great interest in it. We sliall learn
much from what we shall see in the carefully
prepared exhibits of neighboring states. We
have much that proves the substantial prog
ress of our own schools, and are able to con
tribute our full share to the interest of the
occasion. We should not, therefore, be slow
to take the matter in hand and help in mak
ing this meeting of the Association in our
own vicinity the most attractive of all.
I have accordingly appointed the following
committee, representing the several depart
ments of the educational work, whom I have
First, to ascertain the disposition of our
schools in this matter, and then to detail
such plans of arrangement, give such infor
mation andsuch directions as circumstances
Supt. B. M. Reynolds, chairman,Faribault.
Prof. Maria L. Sanford, State university,
Pres. Jerome Allen, St. Cloud.
Supt. C. W. Smith, Minneapolis.
Prof. J. T. McCleary, Mankato.
Supt. F. S. Cook, Rochester.
D. L. Kieui-e,
Superintendent Public Instruction.
St. Paul, Minn., March 12, 1884.
The for the St Paul
Nine for the Season.
Mr. H. W. Cory, who represented St. Paul
at the base ball meeting held in Chicago on
the 11, returned yesterday and represents
that the meeting was harmoni
ous and satisfactory. The prospects
are thatthe northwestern,Ieague will be suc
cessful and prosperous. Of course no one
can tell what the outcome will be. The be
ginning, however, is promi&ing. Mr. Hun
ter, the manager of the St. Paul club, is going
east the first of next week for the purpose of
securing men with which to fill up the team.
Quite a number are in view but it is very far
from being settled as to who will be selected.
There is no occasion, however, to be in a
hurry in regard to making selections for
there are a great number of men In the
country that can play ball well. The game
pays well now and ls one of tlie most profitable
kinds of employment. The consequence is
that an army of young men have gona into
it. The result is that although the league
clubs and all others are nearly filled up. there
is a large number of good players still left
from whicli to select. If judicious selections
are maile the St Paul club can
undoubtedly be made as good as any in the
league, and will probably be made so.
The grounds have been secured, and they
will be at the end of the street car line on
Fort street, just beyond the sliort line cross
ing. Grounds four hundred feet square
have been leased for a term of three years,
and as soon as the snow is off the ground
and the frost has relaxed his hold, the work
of preparation willbe begun. The grouud is
perfectly level so that It will not be necessary
to have any grading done. The field will
lirst be ploughed and then thoroughly rolled,
after which it will be sowed to grass.
As tin' club will open the season on the
1st of May, at Milwaukee, and remain abroad
till the 9th of June, when it commences in
St. Paul, the manager will have ample time
to put the grounds in the best order. It is
the intention to place the grand stand in one
corner and then lay out the diamond with
the catcher in front ofthe grand stand. This
will give the most room that can be
obtained from the square that has been se
The following are the games that will be
played by the St. Paul club abroad:
May 1-2-8 July .10-31 Milwankee
May 0-7-8 Aug. 2-4 Peoria
May 10-12-18 Aug. 0-7 Quincy
May 15-10-17 Aug. 9-11 Grand Ptapids
May 20-21-22 Aug. 12-13 Muskegon
May 24-20-27 Ang. 15-10 Terra Haute
May 29-80-31 Ang. 18-19 Fort Wayne
.June 2-3-4 Aug. 21-22 Saginaw
June 5-0-7 Aug. 23-25 Bay City
June 12-13-14 Sept. 19-20 Stillwater
June 28-30 Oct. 2-3-4 Minneapolis
GAMES AT HOME.
Thc following are the games that will be
played at home:
June 9, 10, 11 Quincy
" 17, 18, 19 Peoria
" 21, 23, 24 Minneapolis
" 25, 20 Stillwater
July 1, 2 Milwaukee
,' 4, 4, 5 Saginaw
" 8, 9, 10 , ...It.-.y Oity
" 12,14,15 Mu.sKegon
" 17, 18, 19 Grana Rapids
»• 21, 22, 23 Fort Wayne
" 25, 20, 28 Terre Haute
August 27, 28 »• **
" 29, 30 Fort Warne
September 2, 3 Grand RapiQs
* " 5,0 Muskenon
" 9, 10 Bav **»;,
" 12, 13 Sacyiaw
" 10, 17 Quincy
" 22, 23 .. .Peoria
** 24, 25 Minneapolis
27, 29, 30 .Siii.warer
October 7, 8, 9 JttiwauKee
NO FOOLING WITH THE LAW.
Judge Wilkin's Firm Hand in Dealing
With Infamous Criminals.
A motion was argued before Judge Wilkin
yesterday lo quash the indictment found
by thu grand jury against James Renehine,
the brutil savisher of Lizzie Gustavsou, in a
piece of woods on the highway between St.
Paul and Minneapolis several months ago,on
the ground that the indictment was improp
erly drawn. The judge very promptly denied
the motiou and the effort came to naught.
Renehine was afterwards brought before thc
court to answer to the indictment which it
had been found could not be set aside, aud
pleaded not guilty.
Application was made to Judge Wilkin
yesterday afternoon by the counsel of John
Sears, Thomas Gillispie and Patrick Flaherty
who committed a brutal assault and ravished
Pauliue Gabel on First street on the morning
of thc Drake block fire, for a change of venue
from Ramsey to sonic other county for their
trial. As with the Renehine case Judge
Wilkin promptly put his foot down on this
dodge of thc criminals to escape the justice
which they know will be meted out to them
by a jury of their fellow citizens.
Far From the Eavesdropping: P. P.
"Verily tbe world do move." Thc two
stories over F. G. Draper & Co's hardware
store, 53 East Third street, between Minne
sota and Cedar, arc being fitted up for the oc
cupancy of the telephone exchange, wbich is
to be moved thither from the "P. P." pre
mises and out of the immediate range of the
broad gauge "P. P." ears. The upper story
of thc new premises is to bc used exclusively
by thc exchange for an operating room, while
the second story will be devoetd to the com
pany's oilice and electrical workshop.
The Kepler Case.
To the Editor of the Globe.
Permit me to say in reference to your re
marks in yesterday's Globe about the boy
August Kepler or Gable, that during the year
past I have had personal knowledge of fre
quent instanses of his soliciting aid for his
"sickmother and hungry sister,etc.,"wben she
was not sick but well able to work, and of bis
giving false statements as to their residence.
Saying, for example, that they lived near tbe
corner of Wabashaw and Iglehart, when they
were not and never have, Also that both the
boy and the father have been furnished easy
work, but would not do it, preferring to have
the boy beg. Also that Rev. E. R. Irmscher,
the city missionray, assures me that from per
sonal observation of the family he knows the
boy's recent statements in regard to their
sickness have been untrue.
If they must live without work, either from
incapacity or unwillingness, it would seem
the best way for the parents to be kept at
the county house and that some disposal be
made of the children by which they shaU not
grow up to be professional beggars. Re
spectfully yours, R. Hall,
Secretary Relief Soc.
[In spite of tbis rebutting testimony the
Globe has reason to believe that there is
something peculiar in this Kepler case and
that there are wheels within wheels which
make tbe prosecution of this boy a matter of
persecution to accomplish certain ends which
are not strictly tbe "ends of justice."—[Ed
Remarkable Rad Iiuch.
Such bad luck was never experienced by any
lottery company, as has lately attached to the
Henry College lottery. See the statisticks, show
ing so many large prizes sold in so short a time.
This proves their drawings arc fair beyond
question. They offer $11,400 in prizes at their
d.awing, Match 27th. Tickets at the low priee
of il each. Address J. J. Douglas, Covington,
THE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBE, THURSDAY JHORNIKG, MARCH 13, 1884.
MINNESOTA AND DAKOTA WHEAT.
Scientific Analysis made hy National
The extraordinary rapid growth of the
wheat crop in the northern part of this state
and Dakota last season, due to the unusually
backward and wet spring which delayed plow
ing some two or three weeks, had an Influ
ence In impairing the quality somewhat,
though not nearly to the extent that was
feared. The following analysis of a number
of the samples made by the assistant chemist
of the agricultural department at Washington,
D. C, shows not only that it is not deficient
in nutritious elements, but still possesses
a much larger share of them than is found
in either the spring or winter grains of this
country generally. The samples grown in
this state were not selected, but represent the
general average of the wheat grown north
of the 46th parallel.Of those fromDakotaand
from the Canadian provinces, nothing is
known as to whether they were selected or
not. Some of them probably were. For
convenience of comparison, they are ar
ranged in tabular form, viz:
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The analysis of flours areas follows: It
will be seen that they include two samples
out of the northwest, one being from Spring
field, Ohio, and the other from Georgetown,
District ol Columbia; also one from the mill
of Mr. George Davis, Ottawa, Le Sueur
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All the flours, except those with the serial
numbers of 2,117, 2,112 and 2,119 are
marked "patent process." The tliree ex
ceptions are distinguished respectively as
"Snow Cloud," from the Pembina mills,
aud "Fargo's Best," aud "Fargo No. 1
Straight," from the Fargo mills.
When it is remembered thatthe flour made
in the Minnesota and Dakota mills in thy
above list, were from wheat that had only
about 105 days to mature from the time of
-planting, instead of 135 days, as is usual,
the aualysis is certainly a cause for astonish
If this eau be accomplished here, under
such circumstances, surely this country has
nothing to apprehend from the competition
of states in lower latitudes.
A Mean Wretch—Old Timers—A Case
Which Should be Got Out of
Court by the Door of
"The wicked shall be dumfounded and
their devices put to shame," was the sapient
reflection of hizzoner as Jo. Welsh stood be
fore the judgment throne yesterday morning
to answer to the charge of drunk and dis
orderly. The fact is that Welsh is a genuine
artful dodger and he played about as meau a
trick last Tuesday as man's deprived nature is
capable of. On that day be called at
the office of tbe relief society and represent
ed that be was very hard up—so hard up, in
deed, that he had no clothes to cover his
nakedness. He bulldozed the old man in
charge into giving him a coat and vest, and
a short time afterwards he was caught in the
act of trying to sell the articles to the keeper
of a Seventh street saloon. He was prompt
ly yanked, and as the court gave him twenty
days he remarked that he deserved to have
the hose turned on him.
The next case was that of Brown, the per
ennial and immortal Brown. Tuesday night
he made a sneak on a box of goods at
Powell's store, aud he pinched several white
shirts. He was pursued and captured by a
very small, but "sandy" clerk in the store,
and turned over to a copper. He said yester
day that he didn't mind being arrested
but that it broke him all up to be taken in by
so small a man as the clerk. He will do the
buck-saw act for ninety days, and the June
cucumbers wUl be doing havoc with the race
when he gets out again.
Mike Donohue, another rounder, was up
on the charge of cabbaging an overcoat from
Pius Reid's place on East Third street. He
went to the workhouse for sixty days.
The little boy, Albert Keifer, an account
of whose arrest for begging appeared in
yesterday's issue of the GLOBE,was arraigned
on the charge of vagrancy. The hearing
was continued until to-day. The circum
stances of this case are peculiarly sad; the
lad's, parents reside in East St. Paul;
they are both sick and with a large
family of children. They are destitute of
clothing, food and fuel. It is a case that
calls for the active attention of the relief so
ciety and all that class of persons whose
claims of charity are manifested in their
works, and not in the empty vaporing of
Funeral of Mrs. Bowlin.
The funeral of the late Mrs. P. J. Bowlin
took place from St. Mary's church at 9:30
o'clock yesterday forenoon. High requiem
mass was celebrated, and the sacred edifice
was filled with sorrowing friends. The cere
monies were exceedingly solemn and im
pressive, a beautiful feature of the service
bciug the number of lovely floral
tributes- tendered by the friends ol Mrs.
Bowlin. A very eloquent sermon was
preached by the Rev. Father Calliet, after
which the remains were borne to Calvary
cemetery, the funeral being one of the largest
that has ever taken place in St. Paul. The
pall bearers were Messrs. M. J. Ryan, Sheriff
O'Gorman. P. Keigher, Henry Allen, John
Kenvin and D. F. MacCarthy.
fBefore Judge Wilkin.]
F. P. Hancock vs. Wilson & Rogers; jury
dismissed at 10:30 a. m., having failed to
The motion made by Attorney Ives for
the dismissal of the indictment found by the
grand jury against James Renehine, for
ravishing Lizzie Gustavson on the ground
that the indictment was not legally framed,
was heard and refused by Judge Wilkin, and
Renehine was afterward brought into the
court and plead not guilty.
An application for a change ot venue in
the trial of John Lewis, Thomas Gillispie
and Patrick Flaherty, for the rape of Pauline
Gabel, was made by their counsel and de
nied by Judge Wilkin.
James Hadalla vs. Wm. Banholzer; de
fendant moved to dismiss; decree iu motion
reserved until the opening of the court this
Adjourned to 10 a. m. to-day.
[By Judge Brill,]
Ernest G. Skeunmon, vs. M. J. B. Heylin
et al.; Geo. M. Bennett, et al., vs. M. J. B.
Heylin, etal.; John M. Andrews, vs. M. J.
B. Heylin, etal.; Win. A. Passevatant, vs.
M. J. B. Heylin, et al.; Bernard Wolf, et al.,
vs. Maria J. Heylin, et al.; by consent of
counsel continued to March 11.
John Farrington, vs. John F. Hoyt, admin
istrator; hearing finished and continued to
March 24, for argument.
Adjourned to 10 a. m. to-day.
ORDERS AXD DECISIONS.
[Before Judge Simons.]
Adam Rail vs. George Schickling et al; de
cision filed that the plaintiff Rau has a lien
upon the property, lot 7, block 30, West St.
Paul proper for $355.50; that defendants,
Prince & Houlton. have a lien on said prop
erty for $386.48, and that the defendant Pat
rick Griffin has a lien on said property for
$357.78; sale by sheriff ordered, judgment
creditors to have satisfaction in the order
xew slits axd papers filed.
In the matter of the trusteeship of William
Cox as to the trustee estate of Eugene St.
Julien Cox, petition to be discharged as
Berrisford Baking Powder and Manufac
ing Co. vs. T. C. Palmer <fe Co.; suit for
$389.15 for merchandise delivered.
Brunswick & Balke vs. A. Miller; suit for
$125 on promissory note; atlidavit of garnish
ment against Cookers «fc Schaffer.
Jesse R. Barton vs. C. E. Stuart et al; suit
to quit title.
Simons 6c Wolf vs. H. E. Mann; suit for
|53S for goods furnished: affidavit for gar
nishment against James A. Owens.
M. D. Stanley vs. Margaret Quinn: trans
cript of judgment from justice court.
M. D. Shanley vs George L. Smith; trans
cript of judgment from justice court.
Turber M. Libby vs. W. II. Caine; trans
cript of judgment from justice court.
| Before Judpe Burr. 1
J. Welsh, drunk and disorderly; commit
ted for twenty days.
F. Rrown, larceny; committed for ninety
M. Donohue, same; committed fc sixty
R. Burns, disorderly; dismissed.
E. Stewart, drunkenness; committed for
A. Keifer, vagrancy; continued to tiu;
Real Estate and Building:.
Twenty transfers of real estate were filed
for record with the register of deeds yester
day, the aggregate consideration amounted
to $4S,983. The principai sales were that of
five lots in block 1 of Medills' add to W.
Dawson Jr., by J. A. Sabin for $13,500 and
the sale of one-half interest in Fair-view ad
dition by F. B. Jilson to O. C. Green, John
Q. Adams and John J. "Watson each pur
chasing one-sixth interest for $G,666. Fol
lowing were the tnmsfer-s:
W. H. Lightner to Nels J. Nes.«, lots 9 and 10,
block 84, West St. Paul, proper, §000.
J. L. Merriam to Ida B. Topping, block 1, Mer
riam park, g:>,000.
Same to James P. Moore, lots ti and 7, block
10, Merriam park, $1500.
Same to S. W. Sell, lots 15, 10 and 17, block 17,
Merriam park, $12,005.
F. B. Jilsen to O. C. Green, one-sixth part of
Fairview addition, §0,000.
Same to John Q,. Adams, one-siqth part of
Fairview addition, $0,000.
Same to John J. Watson, one-sixth part of
Fairview addition, $0,000.
J. W. Lynch to t'has. J. Berryhill, lot 13, block
10, Woodland park addition, $2,100.
Chas Lehmann, to A C Van Keel, lot 17, block 3»
Stinson's sub-divjsion, $850.
11 II Lee to (ieo A Hard, lot 21, block 11,
Michel & Robertson's addition, $300.
John A Sabin, to W Dawson Jr., lots 11, 12, 13,
14, and 15, block 1, Medill's addition, $13,500.
E A Sargent, to II C Sargent, lota 18 aud 19,
block 3, Sargent's addition, §700.
W H Mead, to Chester K Smith, lot 2, block 23,
Marshall's addition, $1,200.
JPGrebbin, to O Lunn, lots 12, 13, and 14,
block 1, J W Bass sub-division, $1,_00.
Same to A P Olson, lots 13, 14, and 15, block
2, 3 NV Bass sub-division, $1,200.
W <; Pearce, to J II sleeper, lot 3, block 19,
Woodland Park additon, $1,025.
Bobert P Lewis, to Gates A Johnson Jr, lot 10,
block 5, Lewis addition, $300.
Bernard Michel, to M Gemer, lot 6, block 2,
Michel & Robertson's addition, $625.
W II Lightner, to James Sloan, lot 3, block 29,
Marshall's addition, $220.
M D Miller, to M. McMannus, lots 8, 9, and 10,
block 25, Mackubin &, Marshall's addition,
The following permits were issued yester
day by Building Inspector Johnson :
Charles F. Clark, repairs to roof on Fourth
street between Robert and Minnesota, $150.
J. T. McMillan, stone foundation for building
on Eighth street between Minnesota and Cedar,
F. X. Sequin, one and one-half story frame,
cast side of State street, between Kentucky and
(Jeo. Anderson, frame barn on the corner of
Preble and Decatur streets, 550.
Conrad Wurm, a two story brick veneered store
and dwelling ou the west side of Seventh street,
between Randolph and Bay, $2,400.
Frank Swohoda, one story frame dwelling on
the north side of James street between Chats
worth and Pleasant, §500.
A Suit for Damages.
In the trial of Jas. Hadalla against Wm.
Banholzer for 85,000 damages for injuries
sustained from a bursting boiler, S. L.
Pierce conducts the case for the plaintiff and
C. D. O'Brien that of the defendant. At 4
o'clock yesterday afternoon Mr. Pierce rested
the case when Mr. O'Brien moved that thc
action be dismissed on the ground that no
evidence had been adduced iu the testimony
that the defendant was guilty of negligence
in regard to his machinery or was responsi
ble in any way for the accident and injury.
This the plaintiff met with the statement
that witnesses had sworn to a known defect
in the boiler, that it had not been properly
cleaned out, and that its safety valve had
not been adjusted mechanically. Judge
Wilkins reserved his decision on the motion
until 10 o'clock to-day. This is the last jury
case on the civil docket but one, which latter
has been postponee until thc criminal dock
et is cleared, whieh will probably be entered
Upon some time to day.
An Ornament to Wabashaw Street.
: Commodore W. F. Davidson and Mr. Har
ry H. Carter, suberintendent of the opera
house, called on Inspector of Buildings
Johnson yesterday and submitted plans for
the proposed building to occupy the site of
the old opera house. The general nature of
tlie plans, although not fully determiued
upon, provide for a six story building. It is
the intention to tear out the front of the
old opera house and run
•the structure two stories higher.
'The ground floor of the building will be turn
ed into stores and the upper stories will con
tain offices, it being estimated that the
structure will contain not less than one hun
dred rgoms. The building will be sur
mounted by a mansard roof, aud the design
of the front will be very ornate. The cost is
nct yet determined upon.
A Good Deal of Wrangling Between
the Counsels on Either Side.
Documents Presented Showing the Exceeding
Bad Reputation of Garfield an Elder.
Washington, March 12.—In Keifer-Boyn
ton investigation to-day, Judge Merrick ap
peared as counsel for Gen. Boynton. Much
time was consumed in attempts on tbe one
haud to secure the admission of evidence,
and on the other to exclude it, and in argu
ments and consultations between the mem
bers of the committee in regard to the points
The Hon. J. C. S. Blackburn was called
and examined by Gen. Keifer. He was a
member of the committee on rules in the
Forty-seventh congress. He said no rule or
practice of the house was known to him under
which a conference committee report upon
which a point of order had been raised that it
contained new legislation, could be sent to
the committee of the whole on the state of
Major McKinley, a member of congress
from Ohio was called. He was a member
of the conference committee of last congress
on the tariff bill. The last meeting of that
committee was held the day the tariff bill
was reported to the senate, but the witness
could not remember the date exactly. The
last night of the session was held very late,
and John Carson, clerk of the ways and
means committee was present. Witness
heard, by a current rumor, of propositions to
to defeat the bill by parliamentary
tactics, but had no personal knowledge of
any such purpose. He remembered that
General Keifer came to the committee room
on the occasion of its last meeting, and asked
witness about the points of difference, and
especially with regard to the wool schedule,
which was decided upon at that meeting. In
answer to Gen. Keifer, witness said, he had
heard no proposition to defeat the tariff bill
after it been reported to the house, by any
ruling of the speaker, and he knew no rule
under which that could have been done.
Coleman offered in evidence a number of
General Boynton's published despatches, of
a later date than March 3, 1883, to show that
the bitterness which was manifested therein
could not havc had origin in a motive so in
sutticient as the admission of outsiders to the
press gallery. The dispatches, were
ruled out by the committee. A
number of gentlemen, whose
names were Inaudibly stated, lawyers, doctors
and men about town, were called by (Jen.
Keifer. and questioned about J. W. Elder's
reputation for truth and veracity. They, for
tlie most part, testified that they knew Elder,
and never heard his good name questioned,
but did uot know anything about his reputa
Judge Merrick offered in evidence a copy
of the docker of the United States commis
sioner in WiUiams countv, Ohio, in the
•'United States vs. Chas. S."Garlield." The
charge was "selling forged circulating notes
of the United States." Tbe hearing took
place the Uth of January, 1S70. This was
offered in rebuttal of Garfield's testimoney
that he had never been arrested in Ohio.
The paper was not admitted. Judge Merrick
offered a copy of an indictment found by
thc grand jury of Indiana, of Charles S. Gar
field for breaking into a stable and stealing
two mares and a two-horse wagon. The
same document contained the record of the
dismissal of the suit. It was not received
by the committee.
Capt. Brooks, ohief of the secret service
division of the treasury department, was
called and sworn. He produced the back
records of his division, entitled "Description
and Information of Criminals." He turned
*o the instruction record of Charles S. Gar
fi-ld, Bryan, Ohio, which was as follows:
"C. S. Garfield, Bryan, Ohio, dealer in
counterfeit money, connected with Gardner,
a'ias Wilson, is about five feet eight inches
high, dark complexion, black moustache and
whiskers, thirty-five years of age, has been
two months in the army. Judge Merrick
submitted this record in evidence. Colemau
said this evidence was submitted yesterday
and ruled out, upon which conclusion wit
nesses left. This was an effort, he said, ma
liciously and meanly to get into thc Record
something to Injure Garfield. He said
his remarks did not apply to Judge
Merrick, whom he had never known to do
anything which was not straightforward.
The committee decided ttie evidence was in
competent, and the Record was not read.
Judge Merrick offered Elder's testimony in
the Kellogg-Spofford case. He said, it was
Elder's own evidence to his own character.
"I oiler the Record," said Merrick, "in
which he admits himself to be a liar in so
many words, and I presume from the Record
that I now offer, he, himself, if he testified
to the truth would swear he wak not to be be
lieved nnder oath. The Record shows he
made that admission, and that immediately
after making that statement, wheu pressed
on the question, by the senator from Massa
chusetts, Hoar, said the testimony of that
man could not be relied upou for
any purpose, and that any further
examination was unnecessary. A tribunal
of thc senate, before which he appeared as a
witness, was thus constrained to ignore him.
and spewed loin out, as it were, of the com
mittee." The committee was divided npon
the question of admitting tlie testimony, but
the majority opposed it, and was not admit
ted. Upon Coleman's request the sub-com
mittee decided to meet on Friday at Eider's
room, where he lies ill, to take his testimony
in explanation or refutation of thc charges
made with respect to his personal character.
Judge Merrick asked time to bring a witness
from Texas,to prove that Elder was a fugi
tive from justice in that state. Hccxhibtted
a telegram, which was not read, ac the foun
dation for his request. The request was not
granted. Adjourned till Friday.
Santiago, Dk Las Vegas, Cuba.—Senor
Serafin (loStales says: "I was cured of facial
neuralgia of six months'standing by a few
applications of St. Jacobs Oil, tbe great
A Sweet Singer Gone Home.
In the spring of 1880 the world known
vocalist of sacred song, as well as composer,
Philip Phillips, gave several concerts, mainly
in the Methodist churches in the lower river
cities in this state, as also at Minneapolis
and Duluth, and returned to the cast by way
of the lakes. On this occasion he was ac
companied by his estimable wife and two
sons, the eldest of whom, James, will be re
membered for his wonderful cleverness, dis
tinctness, volume and sweetness of voice, as
be assisted his father at what was denomi
nated his "evenings of song." Tbe sad news
comes to friends here that James Clark
Phillips deceased at Fredonia, N. Y., at the
age of twenty-three years, on the 19th of
February, in the ven- flower of his manhood,
which will be regretfully learned by all who
ever came within the range of his soulful
song or the gentle and genial atmosphere of
Election Tickets Stolen.
Elizabeth, N. J., March 12.—The LTnion
county township elections yesterday had
mixed results. The Democrats gained one
freeholder. All the Republican tickets were
stolen at noon, and it was late before others
Pittsbcrg, March 12. —The Western Nail
Association held its monthly meeting to-day.
Trade is reported fairly good and stocks fair.
Prices are maintained and the card rate re
New Havex, March 12.—The Kennel
Club exhibition began to-day, 400 dogs,
worth $40,000, are present. Three are
valued at $5,000 each.
The Wool Growers.
Denveh, March 12.—A large number of dele
gates were present this morning at the opening
of the Wool Growers' convention, representing
Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Xew Mexico, Utah,
Wyoming, Idaho and Nebraska. To-day's ses
sion was consumed in speech making and organ
ization. The feeliag is unanimous that the pas
sage of Morrison's bill will prove fatal to the wool
industry of this country. Important action is
expected at to-morrow's session. Seven and a
half million sheep, or an annual production of
thirty-six mfHion pounds of wool, were repre
sented in the convention.
Collected and Forwarded by Tele
graph to the Daily Globe.
[Fargo Special Telegrams, March 12, to the St
Dakota and Montana Notes.
The Chamberlain Djmocrat learns that a land
office is soon to be he established at that point.
Mandan is looking for much advantage from
the opening of the traffic overland from that
point to the Black Hills.
Huron wants a $30,000 opera honse with ac
commodations for 1,200 people, and the prospect
is reported good for securing it.
A new weekly, the Sunday Morning News, has
appeared at Lisbon. It is a highly creditable
looking sheet and has the appearance of vitality
Jamestown is having a lively canvass for city
officers. Banker Lloyd and the present mayor
are in the field for mayor. The contest is per
sonal, not political.
The Episcopal society at Jamestown has called
Rev. Eben Buchanan of West Virginia, as rector.
He is said to be an able and brilliant man. A
stone church is soon to be erected.
There is an impression in some parts of the
east that very high rates are paid in Dakota for
school teachers. The average the last year was
SOU for male teachers and $gu for females.
CoL James, the noted gas man and humorist
of Tenn., who is the head of the gas works at
Fargo, has just returned from two months In
Tenn., and prefers the Dakota winter to that he
has suffered at his early home.
The rush to south Dakota has already set in.
About 100 passengers from the east got oil at the
little town of Blunt, in Hughes county, one day
the past week. Most of them Were new settlers
or looking for homes.
Over two-thirds of the voters of the town in
which Plankinton is situated have petitioned to
have the township called Logan, and it has been
so ordered. It shows the sirtiiLTth ofthe Illinois
senator with the people, in some localities at
least, and may be used as a campaign straw.
The first number of the Cesar d'Alene Enter
prize is received. Its subscription is $T>, and
among its quotations are these: common lumber
$'-'0u per thousand feet, potatoes and BugarSO
cents a pound, butter $1-00, whiskev, however,
is quite reasonable, two drinks for 50 cents.
Canton Newt'. From present appearances,
Southern Dakota will receive a tremendous vol
ume of immigration the present season. Every
train brings several car loads of emigrant's mova
bles destined for Canton or points further west.
The rush to Dakota exceeds anything ever
In February there were .VJi entries at the land
office at Devils Lake, comprising 86,015 acres.
There are whole town-hip- of first class land
within forty or fifty miles or Devils Lake Ciiy
that have not a settler on thein, and claims can
be had still within 0 or 8 miles uf the city. It i
notexpected that much of it willbe H-r; in
Blunt Times: II. B. Chandler, of Chicago, who
while "ou the drum" from that city years ai'..
had to append "not of the Chicago Tun,,-*" to hi
name on hotel registers, has tamed granger and
taken a claim in Potter. He froze hN cheeks,
ears aud nose last week. Now let us hear no
more of the Impenetrability of a Chicago drum
The value of a good conscience is shown by the
Blunt Times in this: ILL. Graham, ofthe
Graham honse, was In-t during the -torm of Sun
day, while returning from Potter. Ife kept mov
ing and preying till 5 p. m. and then he found
shelter. lie says his conscience was unusually
active and acute during the time he was astray,
and though he expected to free/.e to death he
didn't allow it to grieve him.
Wahpeton is happy over the prospect of water
work* the coming season. They are weary of
hauling the desired element from the river. The
people there are not at all enthusiastic over tin
recent delivery of Col. Plnmmer's Tower of Ba
bel lecture there. They seemed to have ex
pected that the sonorous orator would make new
revelations in regard to the ancient work, and do
not appreciate a review of modern history iu that
The west bound passenger on the North
ern Paciiic on last Friday morning had a narrow
escape from a disasrous wreck at McHngh,
about fifty miles east of FftrgO. Some scoundrel
broke the lock to the switch and displaced thi
rails just in time to throw the train with its thir
teen loaded passenger cars onto the switch and
probably kill or maim hundreds. The train hap
pened to be late and the matter was di-covered
in tnne to Save it.
The Devil Lake Pioneer Pre** is Informed that
F. I. Kane, one of the proprietors of the town
site of Lakota, has gone to N'ew York, when- in
will meet his aftlanced frnm Bngtaad, and will be
married at once. Mr. Kane is an ex-lieutenant
of the English army, resigning hi- position to
come and cast his lot in Dakota. Ile is one of
the many who has made a big shake in our fair
land, and now claims his bride to share his hap
piness and prosperity.
Blunt Tilhes: Mr. 6. S. Thompson, while dig
ging a well on hie place on section 9, 118, TT,
Banner town-hip. Sully, found a very Singular
fossil crustacean which nature seems to have L'a!
vanlzed with a thin coaxing very much like nickel
plate. The animal was of a very low order of
life, a sort of grub, wiiich is very pretty in form
and perfectly petrified. Mr- Thompson also
found a piece of wood forty seven feet under
ground in a good slate of prc-erevation,
A preacher who left Minneapolis Saturday for
Lisbon reached Fargo late Saturday night and
.was compelled to remain there till Monday morn
ing as there was no train out on the Lisbon road
till then, reports that in- uu- charged storage for
his baggage tmr that time. It was a small mat
ter, but it is hardly possible that the great cor
poration allows -ndi litilene-s. The gentleman
was only able after all to L'o as far as Sheldon on
the train as it Brack in the -now banks, and the
passengers had to go by sleighs the rest of the
The neglect of congress to provide
additional judges for North Dakota
it to be regretted a«i(l causes much
annoyance and injury. Jndge Hudson has been
worked down in attempting to do the work of
tliree or four men and has been forced to take a
re-t. A reference to the map will .-bow the ab
surdity of expecting one judge to cover such a
fleldas the whole of north Dakota. There should
be at lead three districts established at once, and
even four will not be too many.
The Devils Lake Pioneer Press says an ex
tra train from the cast has just arrived with a
large number of emigrants for that place. They
are mostly Missouriang, and will locate in Town
er county. They are the best class of people,
have money and stock and are prepared todo
business on a business scale. (Jn account of '_'o
(ng to press early we bad not tin- opportunity to
give more extended notice of the lirst train of the
army of immigrants that will land ut Devils Lake
the coming season.
It is said that tobacco ha* been tried at St
John's near Turtle mountain. Modiste Hobert
came in to Devils Lake from there and the
Pioneer says: He brought with him a specimen
of tobacco raised on his place near the town. The
leaf is eighteen inches long, and i- well cured
and of good color. Mr. Roberts planted a few
-eeds last season as an experiment. lie says hi
plants did well, and he cut and housed 100
pounds. A climate and soil that will produce to
bncco should certainly have but few terrors for
Jeff Smith, of Grand Rapids, has beerf subject
ed to a good deal of annoyance in consequence of
the romantic reports sent out by the telegrapher
at La Moure that Smith and his wife were lost in
the blizzard the other day. He lias been be
sieged by telegrams and letters from old friends
in thc states in regard to the matter. He Bays
he was caught out in the storm with his wife,arid
that it was less disagreeable and dangerous than
frequent storms in .Michigan uud Illiuois. Thev
stopped at a farm house, and were astonished
when they learned the character of the telegrams
Mitchell Republican; Twenty-seven cars of
emigrant goods were hauled into Mit. hill last
night from the east, a portion of which stopped
here land the balance were distributed west and
north. Train load after train load has been ar
riving daily for the past two weeks, all of which
indicates that the spring boom has opened in
dead earnest. The fame of Dakota has gone
abroad throughout the land, and the tide of emi
gration will not be stayed until every acre and
every foot of Dakota's matchless soil has sne
comed to the plowshare of the homesteader.
The Aberdeen Republican says that from ap
pearances and indications the Chicago, Milwaukee
& St. Paul railway intend going west with a ven
geance. A bill has been introduced in congress
to give them the right of w:iy through the- Sioux
Indian reservation, and this mesne on to the
Black Hills. We may conlldently expect if they
get this right of way that there will be one of the
liveliest little races between the two great cor
porations, Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul, and
the Chicago & North western, towards the greatest
mining country ever on record. It is supposed
in the north that the Northern Pacific railroad
will also be pushing dowu to the Hills from
Medora this season.
The Devil's Lake Infer Ocean advocates the
hill to lease school lands very warmly. It says:
Estimating the proceeds from rent at the very
low sum of $1 per acre for a term of five years,
the average county of thirty-six townships would
have $46,080 to add to its school fund, nearly
$10,000 a year. When we consider the fact that
gome of the best of the school lands are now be
ing tilled contrary to law. and the further fact
THE GREAT GERMAN
Believes and cures
Soreness. Cuts. Bruise*,
And all other bodily aches
FIFTT CENTS A BOTTLE.
Dealers. Directions la U
The Charles A. Vogeler Co.
(Snoctn. rn is A V . OSLO i CO.)
lU'-imrr... Od., C. 8. A.
that the money raised by the operations ot this
law go toward the education of the masses, tha
importance of the measure can scarcely he over
estimated. Delegate Raymond wili do his ur.
most to have the bill passed in Ihe house, and it
'hi< i-" all the favorable legislation Dakota gets al
the present se-sion of colijres-^ we should uol
dark county Review: John T.. Watson,
senior, living northwe8t of Henry, wa- found,
last Thursday, frozen to death. He started from
home the Tuesday previous and went to Henry
to purchase provisions for his family, and upon
his return met Ihe hard storm which sprang up
so suddenly late that afternoon. Hi- OXen re
fusing to l'o against the storm, it Beems he had
unhitched them from his sled and was ahout to
make the nearest shelter, when overcome by
numbness, sank exhausted in the snow. Mr.
Watson was ahout sixty years old, temperate in
his habits, and highly esteemed by the entire
community. He was buried on his farm la-l
Monday. Had tin- storm held off half an hour
longer, Mr. Watson would have reached his home
in safety, as he wa- found only a mile and a half
from his farm.
Mitchell Republican: Deputy Sheriff Barnes,
i.f Brule connty, i- in town with Charley >mith
who escaped from the Brule county jail last
December. Smith was charged with .-t.-aling
horses in Hand coonty. lb- i- al-,. under bonds
for appearing at conrt in Brule count]
similar charge. Smiih is yonng in y.ars hut ..Id
iu tin- business of spiriting away horses. Smith
is known in this county. IK- left thi- ...unty in
tin- employment ofC. W. McKinly. Smith swore
that he Would not he laken alive, hut Sheriff
Barnes has taken too many such braggarts to bo
scared off the track. Harms found his game iu
an old .-hack 1.". miles south of t .-niton. Jim
Elarnbeck an old pal of smith's wa- harboring
him, hut when he found In- was Creed in t:
of tin- shack h.- came down lhe ladder an
himself Up like a Iittie man.
The Plaindraier records the finale of the al
1 --'cii and disL.usitn'_; abduction case that at tin-:
nl so much attention at Grand Porks. \
v.a-. called from hi- bed at a late ll •. and driv
en to ..nc of ih,- fashionable demi monde housea.
The jndge alighted from the ri;; and going into
tin- honse was at once into a gorgeously
furnished mom in which sat Un- bridal party.
There sat Nellie Collins, the bride of th.-occa
sion. The notorious Nellie, whose name a few
day- ago llgnred on Ih.- criminal docket "i the
justice court, who-.- name i- a st.-uch in Ih
triisof respectable people, and whose nppearam e
on our stn-.-t- like others of her d.i-- i- an eye
sore to the city. The name .>f the other >
James Yonng, whom the jndge described as a
big ••chunk," and who abpeared i- happy :i- a
dam. Th.- judge counseled with them i
while, bat witi avail, lb- hepvever obtained
from them tin- best of resolutions for their future
.ciion-, :iit.r which h.- performed tin- mystic tie.
While Bishop Walker was in Valley City tin.
past week, thc reporter of the Times of coarse
Interviewed him, anil one or lv ij of lhe points are
i>r general interest in north l>:ik..ta:
Reporter—"! presume yon arc yet non com.
mittal on the subject ..f the location of the See
Cit) of north Dakota?"
Bishop Walker- "Necessarily bo. Tin- matter
of location »ill not !.«■ decided uuiii all the irari
ons cities of the northern half of the territory
hav.- been visited. And even then I propose vi-i-
Iting ihem again in Un- Bummer months when
thej 'an In- Been in better advantage.
Rep.—"Your remark hriiiL'- np lln- subject of
thc ciimate. How do yon like It?"
BWhop Walker—"Quite well. A day like ye«
terday, for example, Invigorates om-. ami is most
conducive to lively spirits. Yen, I like Dakota
Weather aa a whole. Bnt I think for my pari 1
conld L'.t along withont the blizzard."
Rep.—"What do you think of tin- people yoa
have nut thu- far during your tour through your
Bishop Walker—"My previous high opinion
haul n fully confirmed. I find the people
wonderfully bright, cordial, Intelligent aud hos
77/. /..mi Blizzard.
The storm that broke out Tuesday night
along all the lines in the Northwest, spenl its
force liming tin-night and yesterday morn
ing the sun eame oul bright ami pleasant.
Several day- before a few inches <.f snow bad
fallen, when this blizzard came up and lifted
the snow around in a terrible manner. All
agree that while the wind storm la-ted
it was the wore! one that « as ever encounter
ed in the northwest, and trains on the
Northern Pacific and the St. Paul & .Manitoba
roads bad to be Bide tracked, win-re they re
mained till the sturin passed. < M, the North
ern Pacific the engineers fonnd Borne <>f th
en!- with from fifteen to twenty feet of
.-now in them. The Hastings .V Dakota
\.ns blocked with snow and trains were
abandoned. The Minneapolia *ic St. Louis
and the St. Paul *v Duluth roads were treated
In the same maaner. The inconveniei
all the roads was not Of long duration and
yesterday, with bul two exceptions, all of the
trains wen- pretty nearly on time- Of course
there was more or less delay owing to tin:
snow ami sleet, which required carefulness
on the part of the engineer- and conductors.
Every thing is gradually coming out all
[Special Telegram to the Globe.J
GrAnd Forks, March 12.—The weather is
mild and enticing to-day, thawing freely.
The snow blockade i, the mo-t effectual of
the season, however, and the spasmodic
train to Devil's Lake i- -till in the drift and
no mail is received from anywhere. Tho
(rook-ton trai.ii is blockaded and the train
from the south, seven hours late, got in last
night but brought no mail. The southern
train via Breckenridge failed to connect at
Barnesville, and the train from the north waa
late. Dakotans censure the weather bureau.
Tlte Dakota Jb Great Southern.
Dr. Squire, the right of way agent of the
Dakota iV Great Southern railroad, was in the
city to-day and stated to an Argus reporter
that the report current in the papers that Lis
bon had failed to -ccurc that road was un
warranted and did that place injustice. At
a meeting there the past week a committee
was put in the field to canvass for subscrip
tions. They doubted that the $100,000 of
stock would be taken, but they proposed to
get all the cash possible and land to otl'.-r tin:
coflipany as a bonus, and believed that in
this way the rc.-ult would be obtained with a
At the annual election in White Bear town
on Tuesday the following ticket was elected
by a large majority:
Supervisors—Edward bung, chairman, William
Auger, Leopold Anger.
Town i lerk-—William PTeemsn.
Treasurer—1. II. Schneider.
Justice ofthe Peace—William Freeman.
Constable—V. I.. Richards.
Against Liquor License.
The election in Reserve township last
Tuesday resulted in the election of the fol
Supervisors— Peter Bohland, Otto Huut
and Antony Statin-.
Town Clerk—Frank Jansen. .
Treasurer—P. J. Kerst.
Justices of the Peace —.John Schoffhou3en 1
Jr.. and Win. Webb.
Overseers of Highways—C. Wessenger, J.
Hinkel and J. Mooney.
The vote with regard to restraining cattle
was decided in the negative.
The defeated ticket was as follow*.
Supervisors—I. .Smith, chairman, H. ( bri.s
toff. Clerk—W. J. Wilson. lioad overseer*
. —P. Gleason, N. Schmidt, M. Lubig.
He's no Salary I',rutihrr.
Senator Pendleton declines to employ a
clerk at the public expense. II. ■ -hv- when
he was elected hi* knew what his duty and
his salary were to bc, aud he proposes to
tight it out on that Hue to thc cud of hia