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An Exciting Week Closes
With Firmer Stocks and
The Improved Outlook Bodes Well
The Trading in Wheat Without Buoy
ancy ami Friday's Prices are
Western I'nion Proves the Strongest Card in
■Wall Street and the Coalers and North
western the Weakest.
Omaha Preferred Holds Its Own—The Last
Hour in the Tits the 31ost Hope
ful of the Day.
[Special Telegram to the Globe.]
Chicago, May 17.—T0-day's markets were
tame, although the beneficial influences of the
Improved business outlook were apparent. There
.va f , however, still a feverish fteling, with an In
creased disposition among conservative firms to
go slow, tlii- evident desire being to wait until
there U a general clearing up, aud something
more definite is knowu as to how matters stand
before there is a further brauching out, the im
pression being that the previous system of specu
lation must stop, and future business be conduct
ed more closely on a basis of real values. The
fact that loans on call to outside borrowers
who were carrying a large line of grains and
provisions were ordered in, and the rate of
interest to other operators who were carrying the
property and selliug futures at the premium were
advanced, also induced a curtailment of opera
tions ami the bulk of the business was restricted
to local dealers, many of whom were settling up.
Grain was the only article that received any at
tention, and prices, although higher than during
the regular session on "change yesterday and the
fluctuations not so wide, indicated an unsteady
Provisions were dull, and although prices
averaged higher thj market showed that the
strength came from those who hold the property
aud are sustaining prices iv the absence of a de
Commencing on Monday an ext» session on
'change from 2 to 2:30 p. m. will take the place
of the old call.
Wheat was moderately active, but the business
was almost exclusively confined to local specula
tion, the outside buying orders for future deliv
ery being light and the advance preventing the
execution of export orders that were previously
in hand. The reported firmness in ocean freights
also operated adversely to shippers and a con
siderable portion of the work done was in trans
ferring May to June and July. The disposition
to make such changes in trades was largely due
to a fear that further financial troubles may oc
cur, and in such a contingency the protection of
trades would become more difficult when the
property was delivered. The factor calculated
to sustain prices was the small arrivals com
pared with withdrawals from store, the receipts
for the week being only 119 cars, or about 50,
--300 bushels, while the outward inspection for the
?ame time was 1,008,000 bushels. This favoring
feature, however, was largely counter
icted by adverse foreign cables, fine
ivi'uther, good crop reports, and as already
stated above a disposition to restrict transac
tions. Ju!y opened at 91!4@91%£c, receded
on free unloading by longs, who were
disposed to make profits on purchases made
early yesterday, sold down to OOJiC, aijd after a
slight reaction caused by buying by scalpers
reached 90c. At this point shorts who were un
fvilliug to carry trades over Sunday, began cov
ering, and this forced prices up to 91 %c, from
which point they weakened and closed on
'change at 905s- Very little was done on the
curb in anything, and there was no change in
Corn was very quiet, the volume of trading
svas less, and the bulk of the speculative busi
ichs was in closing deals and transferring near
to distant fntures to avoid the danger of having
the cash corn delivered. The receipts for the
week were only 898,205 bushels, while the ship
ments were 1,057,825, and additional freight
room was taken for 30,000 bushels, but the out-
Fide speculative demand was small, shippers of
low grades were less plenty and were bidding
inftlc lower. The weather was favorable and
the crop reports encouraging. Opening prices
for futures were on a basis of 58Hc for July.
Sales were made at 58sic, after which the price
fell to 57He, aud closed on'change at 57?i@
Oats were dull and the receipts for the week
wire comparatively light, but the large inspec
tion to-day, 179 cars, induces the belief that the
receipts will increase. The shipping demand
was small and about the only demand for futures
was to cover shorts. The feeling was weak and
Provisions were less active, the special boom
of yesterday closing with the day, and the mar
kets slid back to the same old place. Trading in
pork was moderate, the only activity exhibited
being in the June option. Prices averaged higher
than on 'change yesterday, and the fluctuations
were confined to narrow limits. The closings
were about 15c above yesterday's quotations at
Lard was irregular, although the fluctuations
experienced were confined to a small range
Based on yesterday's quotations, at the close of
'change, the market closed 7Kc lower for cash
mid May, and unchanged for June and July.
Cash and May were depressed by freer offerings,
and ranged 15(<j.20c under June.
In short ribs the movement for immediate de
livery was quite liberal. Cash and May delivery
closed 5c higher than on yesterday's 'change, and
June and July 7%<gllOc.
Out of the fresh receipts of cattle there were
only 400 for sale. Swift having received the bal
ance direct from Kansas City, and Armour
bought all of the above 400 except two loads, one
for shipment and one for city use. It seldom
happens that one buyer gets an opportunity to
take all the stock on sale. Prices underwent
little or no change, and the week closes on a
fairly good market with only on^ break, that of
Wednesday, about all of which has since been re
There was a better demand for hogs and prices
ruled a shade firmer as compared with tho lowest
range yesterday. Armour and one or two other
packing firms resumed buying to-day and the
outlook was that about ali would be sold. Vp to
the closing of Wednesday there had been a active
market with a slight advance on prices. But on
Thursday and Friday there was a bad break
values dropping 15c@.20c. A small part of this
decline was regained this morning, vet the
week closes 10@05c lower than last Saturday
on many grades.
The sheep market was almost lifeless. ' The
bulk of the supply on sale was of the poorest
aud common clipped, for which there was no de
mand whatever. There were several flocks of
fered for which S3 per 100 was the best bid.
These low grades are 51.50©2.00 per 100
lower than last Saturday, and as low as they have
been for a year past.
Milmine, Bodman & Co. say: "Outside dealers
who have been working on the market the past
few days have generally lost money, became dis
gusted and quiet, so to-day there were very few
outside orders, and it is perhaps just as well that
dealers remain idle until the financial situation
gets in a more settled condition. The large
longs, it would seem, have not sold out yet, and
we presume they will hold now for a profit, or
until financial affairs east approach hearer to a
general panic. There is very little doing for ex
port on the decline, although ocean freights are
at a very low point. Crop reports we regard as
generally favorable. We see nothing to bnll
wheat on, and many good reasons why it should
sell lower than we have yet seen it.
fSpecial Telegram to the Globe.l
Chicago, May 17.—The week closes with
money fairly well called for by general business
interests and firmly held at 4ii©s per cent, on
call and 5!-i@(> per cent, on time. The supply
is reported inadequate for. legitimate business
interests. New, York exchange is entirely, un
called for and is quoted nominally at $1 discount,
with no takers. Sixty-day documentary sterling
is unsettled with : a ■ slightly better feeling at
§4.80. The associated bank clearings for the
week ending to-day were $48,146,775, against
$44,498,354 for the corresponding period last
year. The balances were $5,507,397 against,
957,159 last year.
[Special Telegram to the Globe.l ■
New Yoiik, May 17.—There was a decidedly
better feeling when the exchange opened this
morning, .though soon after the commencement
of business tbe market was distarbed by a sharp
decline iv the Coalers and Northwestern. Western
Union was the strong card and there was consid
able buying of it by insiders to put away. Cen
tral & Hudson was scarce and loaned at $50 for
use. Money was snug and no stocks could be
carried for less than 7 per cent. The earnings
of the Northwestern for the second week of May
were favorable, showing an increase of $20,700
and the Omaha gained $14,000. Brobers gen
erally advised • their customers that they
would purchase good stock on a 10 per cent,
margin and there were a good many orders filled
for the long account. The light weight securi
ties were avoided and Omaha preferred held its
own all day. There was but little excitement
and the exchange presented an appearance very
different from that witnessed earlier in the week.
It can hardly be expected that we shall have any
great advance right away, still the fluctuations
will be sufficient to offer inducements to active
operators. The room traders have been quite
active in securing their fractions to-day. Stocks
became quite buoyant in the last hour and so
continued up to the finish. -
A. M. Day says: "The market has been active,
with continued improvement in prices. Reading
broke early in the forenoon on the cutting of
loans and on reports of trouble in the coal com
binations. At the same time it was bid up to ?!
per day. After noon money became easier, fol
lowing which Gould buying orders were detect
ed. This started brisk covering, on which lead
ing stocks were bid up, making a strong closing
near the highest figures of the day. The North
western aud Omaha companies announced
the prepayment of the June interest on
their bonds without rebate.. The short interest
is still very large. There was good buying
in Western Union this afternoon. The prospects
for business this summer on the Northwestern
road is very encouraging, especially from the
iron mines, where the tonnage will show a large
increase over last year. The west-bound busi
ness is now very largo and the east-bound is en
tirely satisfactory. This closes the most excit
ing week seen in Wall street since 1873, The
long decline, which commenced the day President
Garfield was shot, has culminated in a severe
panic, during which many old houses have been
forced to succumb and most of the cliques have
liquidated. A feverish condition of the stock
market will follow and will offer the very best
opportunity for trading, buying good stock on
the weak spots and selling when strong, taking
Senator Sherman Believes the Panic
Will Injure None of the
Bayard Said to Have Hopes of a Demo
[Special Telegram to the Globe.]
Washington-, May 17.— McKinley, who is
a member of the Republican Congressional com
mittee, was questioned to-day with relation to
the statement that the Republican campaign
committee would have to reorganize, as the col
lection of campaign funds would sub
ject the members of the committee
who are government officials, and repre
sentatives, senators, etc., to a heavy fine aud
imprisonment for five years in the penitentiary.
He said that he knew the law on the subject very
well and that he did not propose to have anything
to do with the collection of campaign funds, bat
that there was no thought of reorganizing or dis
organizing the Republican Congressional com
Senator Sherman said to-day he could not talk
concerning the presidency, save to say he didn't
think the New York financial troubles would
affect one way or the other any of the candidates.
The New York Sun says an Ohio delegate to
the Chicago convention was in Washington last
week. "Let's go call on Elaine," said a friend
to him. "No," replied the delegate, "I won't
do it. lam for John Sherman for president, and
before I left home I was warned not to call on
Blame if I didn't want to get myself in trouble.
They said that if Blaiue got a chance to exercise
his magnetism he'd make me vote for him in
spite of myself. I won't risk calling on him. I
am afraid of him."
So far as is known none of the Blaine'delegates
have been afraid to risk themselves in the pres
ence of the magnetic Sherman or the charming
Edmunds. ; ■
Senator Bayard has great hopes of the Demo
cratic nomination if Tilden is out of the way and
the revenne reformers capture the convention.
He will have a strong following in the south. If
nominated a campaign of the bloody shirt would
become certain, because of a speech made years
ago at Dover, Del., which was construed by many
to lean toward the "confederacy.
The enemies of ex-Secretary Blame are
getting ready to move on Chicago to prevent, if
possible, his nomination. Mr. Evarts, who was
secretary of state under Hayes, and George
William Curtis are to head a New Pork
delegation and be sponsors for the declaration
that Blame cannot carry New York. In addition
those who will make up this delegation have had
printed in pamphlet form extracts from Harpers
Weekly and other New York papers, in which the
statement has been iterated and reiterated that
New York will certainly go Democratic if Blame
is nominated. One million of these pamphlets
are to be printed, the distribution having already
begun. It is expected, too, that all of the New
England sates, save Maine, willl send to Chicago
a delegation of outside strikers who are to de
clare that Blame cannot carry Massachusetts.
But little is heard of Edmunds, and as a can
didate he is believed to be dead. The fight will
be between Blame and Arthur, with Blaiue in
the lead. If neither of the leading candidates
can win one dark horse has as good a chance as
another, with John Sherman presenting the
strongest points. The gush about Lincoln for
first place is now quieted. A guess' candidate is
hard to keep up interest in in a campaign run
ning nearly five mouths.
Foreign News of the Day. "
London, May —Private advices staie, that
the Malagassy government offers France 1,000,
--000 pounds indemnity, on conditions that France
shall renounce . all claims to the territory, in
Telegram from Mexico in regard to the Fer
nandez mission, states that the basis of the con
templated arrangement with the ' English bond
holder in payment of an interest rate of 114 per
cent., and funding the overdue coupons. Fer
nandez is also charged with the payment of the
English convention debt and to assist in the set
tlement of a Commercial treaty.
Paris, May 17.—The ministry asks for a credit
of 38,000,000 francs on account of. the Tonquin
expedition and 4,500,000 on account of the Ma
Special detectives are on constant watch at the
Hotel Bristol to prevent even the possibility of
an attack upon the Prince of Wales.
The recent order of the French minister of
war, making boxing a part of . the regular train
ing of French soldiers.caused a similar informal
order to be given to English regiments. *'
. Polite continue to raid gambling hells. Cards
and stakes are seized and the proprietars ar
rested. " ' ■'..•■? *,":-; *?,. i"; ,*.
Rome, May —The Italian government is
preparing a scheme for the conversion of the
national debt. This movement is warmly wel
comed upon German bourses. Capitalists at
Berlin and Frankfort are in favor of the conver
' In the Russian diet to-day. Dr. Windthorst ex
plained his = motion, providing for- organic
revision of the May laws. The minister af pub
lic worship declared the government adhere to
the amendment to the ecclesiastical laws adopted
in 1883. | This, in his opinion, afforded a : basis
for further compromise. . The government j will
be wiling to take further action as soon as it had
a guarantee that tangible results would be ob
tained. - The motion was rejected by 168 to 126.
/St. Petersburg, May 17.—Owing to the pro
test of the British ambassador and the committee
on exchange,, the large steamers will henceforth
be allowed to enter the harbor a certain distance.
A deputation of the inhabitants ■; of the .. country
around Yalatan, near• the Afghan frontier, ar
rived at Askabod to tender : their submission to
Russia.'. ■■'■'•■ • ■'■• = .'"■:'->:
THE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBE. MONDAY MORNING, MAY 19, 1884.
The Claims of Arthur and Elaine
Put Forth by Their
Some Bather Unique and Amusing 1
Calculations on the Irish Vote .
of New York.
A Prominent Southern Republican Calls
Arthur the Dickens of Polit
:,v \ ical Literature.
Criticisms by Congressmen on the Prop
osition of Folger to Purchase Bonds
in the Open Market.
[Special Telegram to the Globe.
Washington, May —Arthur's supporters
are elated over what they conceive to bo acces
sions from Blame's strength, and predict that
before the intervening weeks which precede the
assembly of the national convention at Chicago
they will be able to stampede a large proportion
os Mr. Blame's following; They assert that one
of the results of the financial panic sure to fol
low is distrust in business circles of Blame's ad
ministrative policy, should he be nominated
and elected. Blame's friends do not give
assurances respecting • his prospective policy,
while the business community know upon what
they can rely in the event of Arthur's nomina
tion and election. The first is an uncertainty
and the last a certain quantity, and things are in
such an unsettled condition resp'ectilng values in
trade and commerce that a "slap dash" adminis
tration, such as Blame would likely inaugurate,
would enhance rather than decrease the danger
of foreign and home complications. They argue
that Blame's proclivities, judging from the way
he conducted the • state department during
his brief incumbency of the premiership
are for show and speculation, and
barren of all caution. He would surround himself
with cabinet officers of his own stripe who would
be dancing jacks and sycophants, and his im
periousness could hardly fail of • creating wide
disensions in Republican ranks. ; Business men
are not impressed with the brilliant administra
tion of such a character, especially at a juncture
when the widest and broadest statesmanship is
imperatively demanded. Therefore, slthough
Arthur may not be the absolute choice of certain
politicians, they believe his nomination to be the
most prudent under the existing circumstances.
A SOUTHEKNEU's VIEWS.
A prominent southern Republican and delegate
to Chicago observed to the Globe correspondent
to-day that he would support Arthur mainly on
these grounds, although he did not admire his |
cabinet as an entirety and would like to receive
assurances that it would be changed in case of his
election. He thought Frclinghuysen, Folger and
Brewster ought to retire, because they repre
sented nothing politically and were not efficient
in their positions. He was disappointed in
Chandler, who had weakened rather than strength
ened Arthur's administration. Much was ex
pected of him, but his previous alliances
with Blame rendered him an object of suspicion
and he had therefore degenerated into a polit
ical eunuch. He thought few of the Republican
old guard would be recognized if Arthur were
reelected and that machine politicians would be
forced to the rear and the swallow-tail aristocra
cy preferred. It was true Arthur was born from
the womb of machine politics, but he has become
better than the party which put him forward and
he repudiates his political parentage, his affec
tions for swell dinners, good clothes and aristo
cratic surroundings. He todied to civil
service reformers and doctrinaires and
was the Charles Dickens of political
literature. Dickens commenced life as a penny
a liner, a chronicler of horrid murders tad shock
ing accidents. He infested favorite London pub
lic houses with his fellow Bohemians, but when
he climbed to the top of the ladder and achieved
fame by his prolific pen he abjured his old asso
ciate and cut them dead, even those who had as
sisted him in early life. He became so self-im
portant that he declined to read before Queen
Victoria. So it is with Arthur. He repudiates the
men and methods attending his early career, yet
with all these objections and the connection that
Arthur would again cut loose, he would - support
him in preference to Blame. Blame could not
be elected and that was sufficient for him on
FULL OF CONFIDENCE.
Blame men confidently predict his nomination
and assert that the talk of the Blame men going
over to Arthur is bosh.Theysay he will have at leas
295' votes from the north and can command suf
ficient strength from the south to nominate him
on the first ballot. After having secured the
nomination, there is a possibility of his declining
and controlling it for whoever he shall name, but
that rumor does not find much credence. As to
carrying New York, Blame's admirers claim he
has a better chance in that direction' than any
Republican candidate who can be named, because
he stands well with the Irish Catholics,
who favor his aggressive foreign policy in the
hope of embroilment with England. If any Re
publican can draw from the Irish Catholic vote,
which holds the balance of power in New York,
Blame ranks all others. \ Arthur is of Protestant
Irish descent and therefore regarded as an
Orangeman. lie cannot expect help from this
element, and if held responsible for the offense
of keeping Lowell in place as minister to Great
Britain, fenians, dynamiters and revolutionary
Irish voters would prefer Blame to anybody,
Democratic or Republican.
The New York World says the the state con
ventions in New Jersey and Virginia have added
their voices to the protest against kindergarten
statesmanship. Like the World, the Democrats
of those states are the champions of revenue re
form, of economical government, lower tariff and
a reduction of taxation; like the World they seethe
folly of a premature and fruitless tariff fight,
when the great practical question is whether we
shall continue to have a republican government in
reality as well as in name. In both conventions the
prominent issue before the country was declared
to be, not shall we elect a Democratic president,
but can we elect one. The people want to know
whether the recklessness, dishonor and dis
honesty spread through the nation can be check
ed; whether the union of Wall street and Wash
ington can be stopped. The Democratic masses
desire a change in our tax laws. But more than
that they demand a change at Washington
IN HE TARIFF.
The Sun says: "If the Democratic party
shall decide to make the tariff the chief
issue in 1884 the national Democratic convention
must put forth a clear ' and unequivocal
declaration in favor of free - trade. In
no other way can the question of reducing the
tariff to a revenue basis, be distinctly and intelli
gently presented before the public for their ap
proval or rejection. The historical phrase which
was fatal to the Democrats in 1880, has passed
through such a course of contradiction and be
jugglement that even its terse and simple lan
guage,-'a tariff for revenue only," is subject to
more than one interpretation and understanding.
But perhaps the Democracy may prefer to leave
the tariff controversy severely alone this year
after all. That will be difficult on account of the
agitation which has already gone so far and be
come so bold.
,■".'.-, . NOT LAWFUL.
Congressional circles were somewhat agitated
to-day over the alleged decision of treasury of
ficials that Secretary Folger should ■ apply the
surplus to the purchase of 4 per cents in the
open market, and thus relieve Wall street. Judge
Culberson, of ■ the judiciary committee, and one
of the ablest lawyers in the house, said that the
secretary had no authority in law to do any such
a thing; that he could not under : the existing
law go into the market and buy bonds at a pre
mium when there were bonds due; that it was
clearly the duty .of the department: to
take up bonds • due upon which no
premium . could : be demanded. Mr.
Bland agreed with Mr. Culberson, and said Sec
retary Folger should be impeached if :he did so.
Senator Beck said: "While it is true the secre
tary, under a fair construction and honest admin
istration of the law, has no power to go into - the
market and buy bonds at a premium, there is no
penalty attached if he chose to do so. The sec
retary can do as he pleases with money in the
treasury. It is wrong and ought to be provided
against by law."
[Western Associated Press.J
Washington, May —The treasurer of the
United States forwarded 88,000,000 legal tenders
to the assistant treasurer New York, for use in
case of necessity. .
V In the Swaim court inquiry to-day, Myro W.
Parker, who was summoned by the judge advo
cate, was the .first witness examined. He testi
fied to Col. Morrow and Gen. McKibben '■ coming
to • Bateman\ & Co., where witness was , then
employed, and obtaining a loan of ; $1,500 on
the i: Morrow pay. .S-accounts. - Witness
remembered that Bateman afterwards wanted
witness to tell Gen. Swaiin tho pay accounts
seemed to be duplicates, and wanted Swaim's in
fluence with Morrow to make some arrangements
to pay them. Parker delivered this message and
his recollection was, that Gen. Swaim expressed
surprise that the pay vouchers were duplicates,
and said ho would do what he could. Witness
described meeting at his office of Bateman and
Swaim, at which it was agreed to submit the dif
ferences between them, and which resulted in
due bill being surrendered by Humphrey to wit
ness to hold pending arbitration. The details of
the conversation escaped his recollection. Gen.
Swaim said something to the effect If Col. Mor
row was court martialed they would all lose their
money. The interview closed with Bateman's
becoming considerably excited. Witness saw
General Swaim immediately and told him Mor
row's vouchers were fraudulent., lie saw Swaim
on the very day or very near
the day when witness learned vouchers
were fraudulent. This closed the evidence. The
court directed the counsel file printed briefs by
Wednesday morning nest, when the arguments
of consul would be heard, meanwhile thu court
Secretary Folger this afternoon received a tel
egram from the assistant treasurer. New York,
saying, called bonds have been redeemed to-day
to the amount of 3323,000.
The secretary of the navy received a telegram
from Commander Batcheler, commanding the
United States steamer Galena, at Key West, say
ing, threats against the Spanish consul at that
place were made in a barroom by two or three
drunken Cnbans, but that neither the consul nor
the authorities there attach much importance to
them. The secretary teiegraphed Commander
Bateheler, iv reply, to use the naval forces there
if necessary to preserve peace aud protect the
A ROLAND FOR HIS OLIVER,
Mr. Hewitt Makes Some Pertinent Sug
gestions to Mr. Oliver.
Pittseurg, Pa., May 17.—The Pittsburg Sun
day Globe prints the following letter to-morrow,
Hewitt's answer to Oliver's criticism on his tariff
bill, May lti, 1884:
To Henry W. Oliver, Jr. Dear Sir:—l have
read you letter of the 15th inst. with pleasure
aud profit, bnt as you have overlooked a few
points I will, with your permission, endeavor to
supply the omission, and in the brief interval al
lowed me from congressional duties, I beg leave
First. What was the duty recommended by
the "Oliver commission " on wire rods, barbed
wire, etc., the well known specialties of Oliver
Bros. & Philips?
Second. llow does it occur that under the
operations of the Oliver tariff, you have been en
abled to purchase two new wire mills, -one blast
furnace, and a partnership in the Hartman mill,
while other mills are content with the old fash
ioned 10 percent?
Third. How does it occur that under the be
nign operations of the Oliver tariff, the mills of
Oliver Bros, iv Pittsburg are enabled to run the
whole year, while other iron mills run on an
average but four mouths iv the year?
Fourth. Now that you are operating blast fur
naces, will you inform the public whether you
hold the same view on raw materials you did,
[p 132], when on the tariff commission; if not,
Fifth, Will you kindly inform an anxious
public how many of your 51.15 per day employes
enjoy the benefit of the "Oliver tariff?"
1 would suggest, that so far as wire rods,
barbed wire, etc., are concerned, that the Oliver
tariff report might be appropriately termed "a
bill for the relief of Oliver Bros. & Phillips."
Very respectfully yours, Abbam Hewitt".
Serious Railroad Collision.
Pittsbuku, May 17.—This evening about 6
o'clock, the Alliance accommodation going east
and a freight train west collided near Euon Val
ley, Pa., on the Pittsburg, Ft. Wayne & Chicago
railroad, n Both trains were badly wrecked, and
several persons seriously injured, two reported
fataily. The trains were going at the rate of
fifteen miles an hour when the collision occurred.
Both engines, nine freight cars and the mail and
baggage car of the accommodation were demol
ished, and seven persons injured, but none seri
ously. The names are as follows:
Engineer of freigt train, W. Pontefrat, bruised
and cut about head.
Engineer Poveriander, badly bruised.
Fireman Charles Betz, leg broken.
Conductor of the passenger train, Isaac Mor
row, ankle sprained.
Express messenger bruised and cut about
Conductor Castner badly bruised.
A number of passengers were slightly bruised.
The accident was caused by a misunderstanding
of orders. Traius east and west were delayed
Vniver»ity C'onnnimcuDient Week.
The twelfth annual commencement of the
University of Minnesota takes place at' Minne
apolis next week, covering four d£s, in accor
dance with the following programme:
May 2(Jth. Monday, 8:30 p. in.—Address be
fore the literary societies, by Hon. John G.
Woolley, M. A., of Minneapolis
May 27th. Tuesday—.Senior class day; pub
lic exercises, 2:30 p. m. Baccalaureate address
by the president of the University, 8 p. m.
May 28th. Wednesday.—Alumni day; busi
ness meeting, 2p. m.; reunion in assembly hall,
8 p. m.
May 29th. Thursday.—Commencement day:
meeting of board of regents, 8:30 a. m. gradu
ation exercises, 9a. m.; president's reception,
1020 Fifth street S. E., 8 to 10:30 p. m.
A conference of Congregational churches is to
be held at Anoka Tuesday and Wednesday of the
present week. The Congregational churches of
S. Paul wili be represented by their pastors and
Babdstown, Ky., May 17.—A double murder
has occurred in Kelson county. The murdered
men are Herbert Armstrong and David Brown.
They wers found in v field where they had been
ploughing, one shot through the heart,the other
through the head. The wounds showed that the
killing was done with a Spencer rifle. In a clump
of bushes were found two empty -shells.
The supposition is _ the murderer
concealed himself in the bushes and coolly
shot the men down. It Is not known who the
murderer is, but a man named Wm. Freze is
suspected, and all evidence goes to show he com
mitted the crime. He has had a business trouble
with the murdered men. The rifle shells fitted
a Spencer rifle he owns. Tracks leading from
the bushes to hie house were ulso discovered.
The men are all well to do farmers. Excitement
is running very high, aud it U feared that Freze
will be mobbed.
[Special Telegram to the Olobe]
Duluth, May 17.—The St. Paul & Duluth
ticket office was burglarized last night. The
safe was blown open, and between 8500 and $600
was taken, and some papers. It is not thought
that any tickets were taken, but it cannot be
known till the auditor of the road comes and
makes an investigation. Xo cine to the burglars.
The investigation into the case of the collision
of the steamer Mary Martini and the sail boat
was concluded to-day by the coroner's jury, who
brought in a verdict, charging the blame upon
Capt. Bishoff, of the Martini. Two bodies are
yet to be recovered.
Boats now in the harbor take 517,000 bushels
of wheat to Buffalo.
Cubans Causing 1 Trouble.
Key West, May 17.—Several lively telegrams
passed between Governor Bloxham and the state
officials here, concerning riotous conduct. The
governor, apparently, is insisting that the mob
held possession of the city. It is evidently a great
mistake, for the town never was quieter. The
revenue cutter Dix confirms the report, that
Castro's Cuban band, congregated near Sugar
Loaf Key, to the number of a dozen and went
from there in a vessel that came from Nassau,
Got a Dose of Tar.
Wateb Valley, Miss., May 17.—While a
Morman elder was waiting at the depct here to
day for several other elders, he was assaulted by
unknown persons, who emptied a bucket of tar
upon his head. He made his escape. It is re
ported from Calhoun and other counties the
Mormons are making great headway among the
lower classes, and these elders are on their way
to a great revival meeting.
The Tobacco Tax.
Hartford, May 17.--A movement to secure
the repeal of the internal revenue tax on
tobacco, started by the officers oi tbe New
England Tobacco Growers' association, took
definite shape to-day. An appeal to the to
bacco industry of the whole couutry was
[Special Telegram to the Globe. |
Fergus Falls, Minn., May 17.—Democratic
primaries were held last night and delegates in
favor of Tilden and Hendricks were chosen to the
county convention. The nwill support E. M.
Wright for delegate to Chicago.
A Large Audience.
Chicago, May 17.—Buffalo Bill's Wild West
combination of Indians, cow boys and buffaloes,
attracted an audience of 8,000 to the driving
park this afternoon.
:. YESTERDAY'S SPORTS,
Minneapolis Gets Another Victory, the
Fourth One for the
Other Games in Other , Louisville
■ ■ i
' AT MUSKEGON.' .
. Muskeqon, Mich., May 17.—Minneapolis took
Muskegon into camp for the third time this af
ternoon, the score standing 11 to 8. McCoruiick
took his position at the points for Minneapolis at
first, but later; gave place: to Nichols, j Fisher
catching for both. The team goes to Grand
Rapids to-night. The score is:
Muskegon 0 00050 12 o—B
Miuneapolis 4005010 1 —11
AT EAST BAGINAW.
Milwaukee .. 2 0 0 0 0 8 0 00-5
Saginaw ..1 o 4 G 3 0 0 0.4—18
AT POUT WAYNE.
Fort Wayne.............. 14023301 2—16
Peoria ...0 010 14110—8
AT BAY CITY.
Bay City 1 10 10 2 11 5—12
Stillwater 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0— 1
,1 " V. AT TEKIIK HAUTE.
Terre Haute ..'.;' .1 2002000 o—s
Quincy. 1 4010 12 0 o—B
. AT GRAND RAPIDS.
Grand Rapids.... 0 3 0 5 0 2 0 0 —12
St. Paul 00000 000 0— 0
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. ,
At Toledo—Toledo 12, St. Louis B.
At Columbus—Louisville 7, Columbus 0.
At New —Baltimore 12, Metropolitan 4.
At Brooklyn—Pittsburg 4, Brooklyn 3.
. At Philadelphia— 18, Washington 0.
At Indianapolis— 8, Indianapolis 2.
At Providence— 5, Detroit 2.
At Philadelphia— 16, Cleveland 2.
At New York—Buffalo 4, New York 1.
At Boston—Boston 9, Chicago 7, (11 innings).
•' UNION ASSOCIATION. ;
At Cincinnati—Cincinnati 13, Boston 3.
At Altoona—Keystone 9, Altoona 8.
At Chicago—Washington 8, Chicago 1.
At St.. Louis— Louis 16, Baltimore 8.
The game of .lacrosse yesterday afternoon
between the railroad and commercial members of
the St. Paul lacrosse club resulted in favor of the
commercials, three games to two. The playing of
both sides was very good, that of Fry ' and Moir
for the railroad and Warwick. and Giberton for
the commercials. The games throughout were
hotly contested, and from the playing of all of
the men it is anticipated that a team can be pick
ed that will make it very hot . for the club
holding the championship of the United States
which they expect to come in contact with this
season. The next game between these two teams
of the club will take place on Saturday next, at
sp. m., on the Fort street grounds. The boys
are looking forward to a good game on Decora
tion day at White Bear. The new uniforms will
be ready for the team this week. ■ ■_".
Louisville Races. :
Louisvli*:, Ky., May 17.— the spring meet
ing of the Louisville Jockey club to-day the
weather was warm, the track in good condition
and the attendance large. • -
Alexander stakes for two-year-olds, five fur
longs. Won by O. 8., Troubador second, Keokuk
third. .' Time 1:02^.
Louisville Ladies' stakes for two-year-olds,
distance five furlongs. Wandia won by a neck,
Tabitha second, Relinque third. Time 1 :02%.
Dixiana stake, all ages, mile and one-sixteenth.
Won by Freeland, Long Knight second, Nellie
Peyton third. Time 1:50.
The fourth race, a selling race, in mile heats,
was won in straight heats by Major Hughes,
Egyptian second, Col. Hepburn "third, in the first
heat. The latter showed up lame for the second
heat and was excused. Campanini and Queen
Esther were distanced in the second heat. Time
Xotes. :. : .'i>y-:% -.■
A curious incident in the Northwestern league
is the fact that in Friday's games the total score
of St. Paul and Grand Rapids was 22, and the to
tal score of the otherten clubs was 21.
The New York club lost its first game yester
day, after having won twelve times in succes
The American cricketers sailed for England
yesterday. „ . . .....-•
The contract for the fence and buildings for
the base ball grounds was let • yesterday and
work on the same will be commencjd to-morrow.
The squatters have all been removed, their re
moval having been accomplished in an amicable
manner. : ■:-->'/
A match game of base ball was played yester
day between nines from the houses of Gordon
6 Ferguson and Glidden, Griggs & Co., in which
the latter were defeated by a score of 15 to 8, the
former nine not playing their last inning. , ,
The nine from Lindeke, Warner&Schurmeier's
beat yesterday, a nine from Auerbach, Finch &
Van Slyck's by a score of 20 to 0.
Mr. Hunter, of the St. Paul club, will leave to
morrow noon for Muskegon, where the club will
play Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Two nines are being formed among the real
estate men. One club is to be made up of real
estate men on Jackson street and the other of real
estate men on Third street.
Two hardware nines made up of the men in the
employ of Farwell, Ozmon & Jackson, played
yesterday against the men in the employ of Adam
Decker, and the game was won by the latter by a
score of 25 to 12.
. The Northern Pacific nine played yesterday
afternoon a game, against a nine from the Omaha
offices, with a score of 23 for the Northern
Pacifies to ten for the Omahas. The playing was
very good and though but seven innings were
played the gentlemen from the Northern Pacific
offices got the best of it very decidedly. Omaha
will have to try it again. The following are the
Northern Pacific— : Omaha-
Graves, p. Sands, p.
Wright, c. _.--- Grey, c.
Austin, Ist b. * Lyttle, Ist b.
Simons, 2d b. De Giscard, 2d b.
Burkhard, 3d b. Worst, 3d b.
McCaskey, l.f. Morrison, s. s.
Turnbull, c. f. Harman, r. f.
Grover, s. s. Show, 1. f.
Creighton, r. f. Thompson, c. i .
SHOT AND STABBED.
Ex-Policeman Barney Smith Danger
ously Wounded Last . Night
Some time between 11 and 12 o'clock last
night Barney Smith, who resigned his position a
few days ago on the police force, was very seri
ously stabbed and shot, on the corner of Seventh
and Wacouta streets. No arrests were made up
to one o'clock, and it was not definitely known
who shot him.
r HOW IT OCCURRED. -,"■;;:
Smith got into a difficulty with the boiler
makers at their ball several weeks ago, and since
that time some of them had a very ill feeling to
wards him, and it is reported they have often
expressed the determination to "do him up,"
Friday night he went down to the corner of
Seventh and Wacouta streets, where he met
some of the boiler * makers and
got into a fight with them, getting the worst of it.
Last night he went down there again and one of
the men who aided in punishing him the night
before wag pointed out to him, when Smith went
up to him and knocked him down. As soon as
he did this some one of those nearest to him shot
him two or three times. One ball took effect in
his left wrist, another in the upper part of
his left arm, and one it was thought in the upper
part of his body. In addition to this he was
stabbed in the back. As soon as he got this dose.
Smith ran for some distance, when two colored
men took him in charge, and conducted him or
carried him to his home on Cedar street, be
tween Fifth and Sixth streets. Up to a late
hour ;. this morning ;no doctor had
been called, and, of course,no one could tell how
seriously he was injured. At the time of the
shooting Smith was considerably under the in
fluence of liquor. He claims that at the time he
was shot a policeman | stood near by but made no
effort to make any arrests, or to protect him.
This is what he says but it is a doubtful story.
Heavy Hail Storms. ,
Galvestox, ■ Tex., May 17. New% specials
from McKinney and Bonham, Texas, reports se
vere and damaging hail storms. In the * neigh
borhood of McKinney hail fell to an average
depth of four inches, destroying fields of | wheat,
corn, cotton and oats. . Fruit trees were stripped.
A ' remarkable feature of jj the storms |at ' both
places was the size of the stones, all being very
large, hundreds larger than hen's eggs. Follow
ing the late heavy rains these storms add to the
gloomy outlook of the farmers =in j those neigh
borhoods. Recent advices from Vera Crnz state
that that city is remarkably healthy and excep
tionally clean. ■■' The inhabitants .do not fear '. an
epidemic this season, notwithstanding the fact
that yellow fever now exists at certain points be
low on the coast.
A Magnificent Mississippi Steamer.
' The side* wheel: steamer ■ R. ■R. Springer, the
latest addition': to ; Commodore Davidson's fleet,
the St. Louis & St. Paul Packet company, left St.
Louis for St. Paul last Wednesday and will arrive
here to-night, and depart for j' St. Louis j Monday,
at 10 o'clock sharp. i Parties contemplating a trip
down the river cannot do better than secure pas
sage on this handsome packet. She has lately
been refitted, and will do justice to the famous
reputation already earned by this popular com
The St. Louis Republican speaks of her in the
following enthusiastic terms: Under the new
regime the steamer R. R. Springer will be offi
cered as follows: Captain, A. M. Hutchinson;
clerk, Col. John S. Jones; pilots, Willis.Blakes
ley and Frank King, aud mate, Clay Dales.
Speaking of this elegant steamer, the Cin
cinnati Commercial-Gazelle says: Capt.
Henry U. Hart has made a new
departure in the interior decoration of his hand
some steamer, the R. R. Springer. The conven
tional gingerbread work was first improved upon
by the Guiding Ktur, with its wulntit interior, but
the Springer goes a long way further, and illus
trates the advance of decorative art, with beauti
ful frescoing in rich colors on a white ground
throughout the cabin. The effect is novel and
beautiful. Besides.the frescoing the artist who
did the work is engbged in painting on the cabin
panels reproductions of famous pictures and
landscapes aud wuter scenes. U'hi'ii they ure
completed the Springer's cabin will be a real art
gallery, aud for aesthetic beauty will carry the
Clearing: Away the Wrecks After the
Wall Street Flurry.
Some Small Mercantile Failures, but the Pan
ic Feeling Over.
English Securities Declining: Because of
Sales to Buy American.
New York, May IB.—There was no crowd at
Russell Sage's tc-day.
Holchttes & Bn-nham say they have liquidated
over one million dollars of indebtedness, and the
firm will resume soon.
Geffe & Handle's statement will not be ready
before next week.
Hardy & Sou's statement may be ready late to
The ofnees of Hatch & Foot, Dimock & Co.
Doniu'll, Lawson & Simpson, Williams & Co.,
Nelsou Robin :on & Co., Bogart & Co. and Fisk
& Hatch are very quiet, aud their statements are
well under way.
Grant & Ward will not present a statement
At the oil exchanges prices were active, and no
failures were reported.
Bluiier & Pinkncy, merchants, to-day assigned
to Harrington Putnam, with preferences of $23,
The petroleum exchanges showed an upward
tendency at the opening, but at noon dropped sc.
The cotton exchange opened strong and up
seven points. A disposition was snowu to khep
prices up to restore confidence.
J. Stcelman, merchant, has assigned, Prefer
Benner &, Pinckney, shipping merchants, have
assigned. Preferences $20,000.
Assignee Weems states the liabilities of Don
nell, Lawson & Simpson are $3,000,000. The
assets exceed the liabilities by 81,000,000.
The run on the Brooklyn savings bank is
Seney conveyed his Brooklyn mansion to the
Metropolitan to-day for §175,000, and other
property for $SO,OOO.
President T. C. Platt, of the United States ex
press oftice, writes the stock exchange as follows:
"As inquiries are being made at this office in
regard to certain testimony printed in the morn
ing papers, and to set at rest absolutely all ru
mors, I now state that neither as president, ptr
sonally, directly or indirectly, have I ever had
any transactions of any kind or description
with the firm of Grant and Ward, or Mr. Ferdi
nand Ward. The United States Express com
pany, in regular course of business, had on de
posit in the Marine National bank the sum of
840,000 when the bank closed, and I am assured
will result in no loss to the company."'
McCulloch, Beecher & Co., merchants, filed
an assignment to-day to Seney, Paine & Bartlctt,
giving preference to Drexel, Morgan & Co., for
In the petition of Julian T. Davies, receiver of
the firm of Grant & Ward, the supreme court to
dny granted an order authorizing the receiver to
compromise certain claims of the firm of S, Tan
hoflman & Co. and Brown Bros., each for 102,
--507 pouuds. The receiver believes that other
loans of a similar character have been settled by
the firm of Grant & \Vard,and therefore he asked
permission to compromise all such claims by the
surrender of the bonds at their par value. The
court granted authority to compromise the
Newark, X. J., May 17.—The receiver of the
Newark Savings institution submitted a state
ment to the chancellor, showing the amount due
depositors to be $13,156,534. Total assets accord
ing to receiver's estimate, exclusive of §815,000
due from Fisk & Hatch, 54,9'J5,33ti; deficiency
$1,101,197. The bank has securities and cash
on hand to warrant the payment of 30 per cent,
to the depositors immediately. In case Fisk &
Hatch are able to resume the bank would lose
nothing, and the receiver says he will make the
most liberal arrangements possible to enable the
firm to continue business.
After American Stocks. m
London, May 17.—The Jfeicx says: The
American treasury which is the ultimate holder
of the American reserve, is well supplied with
cash. This ought to check the panic. All ac
count* show that million? of English money is
being thrown into American stocks. During
the three days inconceivably large purchases
have been made through brokers. Capitalists
bought great blocks of American stocks, and in
numerable small investors made limited purchas
es, Other securities are somewhat depressed
because so many people are anxious to realize in
order to exchange for American stocks.
An Exciting 1 Boat Race.
[Special Telegram to the Globe. |
Dl'buqce, la., May 17.—A boat, race on the
river excites great interest between the Diamond
Jo line and the Davidson Packet company. The
Springer, an Ohio river boat, and the Mary Mor
ton, left St. Louis last Wednesday for St. Paul
about the same hour. The Morton reached this
port at 5 o'clock and left at 8 this morning, at
which hour the Springer was at Clinton, sixty
seven miles below here. Both packets are putting
in their best licks.
Disastrous Water Sponts.
Leaven-wohtu, Ke., May 17.—A water spont
washed away the track on the Missouri & Uuion
Pacific road, south and west of here to-day. On
the former road, 150 feet was washed away and
seven cars loaded with cattle and the engine and
tender which went into the river, being com
pletely wrecked, and seventy cattle killed. The
track was covered in places with water two to
five feet deep. On the Union Pacific hail fell to
the depth of two inches, and three-quarters of
a mile of track was washed away. All trains
are delayed, aud will be for several hours.
The rain was heavy here, hut no damage is
reported to the crops.
The following were arraigned before Judge
Brill yesterday to answer to indictments found
against them by the grand jury:
Thomas Horan, receiving stolen money, plead
not guilty, and was admitted to bail in 5i,200
with John B. Olivier and James M. Kennedy as
L. P. Howell, for assault with a dangerous
weapon, plead not guilty.
Two further indictments reported by the grand
jury were John Donovan for larceny and Wm.
Davitt for perjury.
Father Stariha's New Parish.
The Rev. Father Stariha will break ground next
weei for the new school which will adjoin his
church on West Seventh street. The school will
be in charge of the Sisters of Notre Dame, of
Milwaukee. The reverend father is already re
siding at what we h. pe will be his permanent
home on West Seventh street. Timbers will be
raised within a week on the church foundation.
There are many houses going up on that block.
$3,000 Robbery at Luverne.
I Special Telegram to the Globe. |
Luveuxe, Minn', May 17.—Burglars effected
an entrance to the postoffice in this village last
night by removing the glass from a rear window.
The safe was broken open and Harroun, Hawes
& Swedburg, jewelers, robbed of stamps, money,
watches and jewelry to the amount of $3,000.
A determined and persistent effort is being made
by our citizens to capture them.
Pittsbcbg, Pa., May 17.—A number of the
iron manufacturers are reported to be in favor
of accepting the Amalgamated association propo
sition to continue work at last year's wages.
Scales will be presented to the manufacturers on
Saturday week, by the iron workers' committees,
and if not signed by June 1, a general strike will
result. Another reduction of Me per bushel has
been ordered in the mining rate of the first and
sec|ud pools. The miuerß will probably accept.
ST. CLOUD DAM.
Bill Authorizing 1 Its Construction
Passed by the House.
Increase of Courts in Dakota—A Quarrel
in the Missouri Delegation.
TJie House of Itejtreaentativea.
Washington-, May 17.—A bill was passed to
change the eastern and northern judicial districts
of Texas, and to attach part of the Indian territory
to those districts.
On motion of Mr. Cassidy a bill was passed to
relieve the settlers on Duck Valley Indian res
ervation, Elko county, Nevada.
The house bill was passed granting the con
sent of congress for the construction of a dam
across the Mississippi at St. Cloud.
The senate amendment to the Indian appropri
ation bill was non concurred in.
The bill passed, extending until December 81,
1885, the duration of the court of commissioners
on Alabama claims.
A bill also passed for the appointment of two
additional associate justices of the supreme court
The next bill called up stirred up a family quar
rel in the Missouri delegation. It was a bill to
amend au act dividing the state of Missouri into
two judicial districts, and the western districts
thereof into divisions, aud to describe the times
aud places of holding courts therein.
Mr. Brjahead, who reported the bill, said
there were divisions of sentiment among the
Mississippi delegation in regard to the propriety
of the bill, and moved to recommit it.
This aroused Mr. Hatch, of Missouri, who pro
tested vigorously against this action, and de
clared the bill was favored by the majority of the
delegation, aud the opposition reassert the same
was from the influences of hash houses and other
Mr. Alexander controverted the statement that
a majority of the delegation was in favor of the
bill. lie held a paper signed by eight members
who were opposed to it. All ol them were
present except two, Buckner and Clardy, and,
could speak for themselves.
Mr. Hatch declared this was the first time in
his experience a paper signed by absent members
had been brought in to influence a vote of the
house. He appealed to the house to repudiate
this action. He was not afraid to meet any maa
in a fair fight. It was only the assassin he feared.
The man who stabbed in the dark, and in tho
Mr. Alexander said, he only referred to the
paper because his colleague had said a majority
was in favor of the bill.
Mr. Hatch—"And I reassert it."
Mr. Alexander—"The statement I have was
signed for the information of the gentleman from,
Missouri, a member of the judiciary committee,
Brodhead, and when a gentleman undertakes to
say we are stabbing in the back, he either mis
understands the object of the paper or else "
Mr. Hatch—"Was that paper intended for the i
gentleman's personal information?"
Mr. Alexander—"lt was."
Mr. Hatch—"Then what authority have you to
bring il forward in the honse?"
Mr. Alexander—"To meet your statement that
a majority of the Missouri delegation is in favor
of the bill."
Messrs. Burns and Blank then sopke. The
former was in favor and the latter in oppositioa
The motion to recommit was lost, Ife to 88.
Then arose a nice point of parliamentary
Mr. McCord offered as a substitute for the bill
a bill previously iutroduced by Mr. Barnes on
the same subject. This was ruled out on a point
of order, on the ground, that no amendment was
m order which contained the substance of any
bill pending before the house.
Mr. McCord then proceeded to secure his ob
ject by moving his substitute piece meal, section,
by section, for the bill under consideration. This
proved successfnl as far as the first section was
concerned, but when a substitute was offered to
the second section, Mr. Alexander raised the
point, it could uot do directly what it could not
The speaker said, it was a matter of serious
doubt whether an amendment of that character
could be admitted under the rule, but at the
same time it was the opioion of the chair that
when there was room for a doubt, to let the.
amendments come in and be voted upon by
the house. On the amendment no quorum
voted, and this point was raised by Mr. Alex-,
The M. E. Conference.
Philadelphia, Mny 17.—The report of tha
itineracy committee on licensing, relative to
women preacuers, was adopted. The report of
the committee was that it is inexpedient to act
on the subject. The report of the committee
on book concern relative to authorizing a revis
ion of the German hymn book was adoptod.
The conference agreed that the missions to
Japan and Mexico be organized into annual con
ferences. A motion to refer to the committee
on conferences that part of the report relating to
an enabling act to form the Denmark mission
into au annual conference was defeated. The
report of the committee recommending the en
abling act for Denmark was adopted. Ad
Presbyterian (general Assembly.
Saratoga, May 17.—The Presbyterian assem
bly appointed a committee to prepare a memorial
on the Rev. W. G, Case, California, who died en
route. The moderator appointed a committee of
forty-two on reduced representation.
The twenty-ninth annual report of the relief
fund for disabled ministers, widows and orphans
of deceased ministers was adopted. A commit
tee of fifteen was appointed on insurance for minis
ters. A resolution regarding the publication and
sale of Sunday papers as desecrating the Sabbath,
was debated with great force, and referred to at
committee. Adjourned until Monday.
Crop Prospects at St. Vincent.
| Special Telegram to the Globe. |
St. Vincent, Minn., May 17.—1n this part ot
the Red river valley wheat is doing well. Tha
farmers ail say that the present spring has been,
the best they have ever seen. Should the pres
ent warm weather continue there is no fear of
the result. The thermometer has registered 81
degrees in the shade, being almost 95 degrees in
the sun. Such weather has been unheard of
here at this season of the year. Everything
looks fine and the prospects good.
To Meet in St. Paul Next Year-
Cleveland, Ohio, May 17.—The Ancient
Order of Hibernians' national convention ad
journed at 2 o'clock this morning, to meet two
years hence in St. Paul. The officers elected are:
National delegate, F. Sheridan, of Massachusetts;
national secretary, P. S. McXellis, of Indiana;
national treasurer, Jno. McSorley, of Massachu
setts: board of national directors, Jeremiah,
Crowley, of Massachusetts, Cornelius Harrigan,
of Minnesota, M. A. Shay, of Massachusetts, F.
B. Murphy, of lowa, and J. S. Oconnor, of Ohio.
The Double Tragedy.
St. Louis, May 17.—The particulars of the
double tragedy near Columbia, 111., briefly report
ed last night, do not change the facts as then
stated. Wm. Ditch was a wealthy farmer, high
ly connected in the country and had a wife and
one child, and lived in handsome style. Monroe
Gray was a poor man, and rented a small farm of
Ditch. The neighbors sympathize with him, and
give Ditch a bad name, several of them saying
the latter has been known to get his tenants in a
tight place and them tamper with their wives.
Killed by the Cars.
[Special Telegram to the Globe. |
FArncuiLD, Wis., May 17.—Freight Conductot
nenry Tomme, residing at Altoona, while at
tempting to board his train in leaving Fall Creek,
last night, slipped, and fell under the wheels,
cutting off both his legs. He died this morning.
His wife reached his bedside just before he ex«
Cares of Life.
As we come to them they are received, borna
with and passed over with no more than a
thought, if we are in the enjoyment of health,
but if suffering with piles or skin diseases of
any kind they maynify a hundred fold. A. B.
Wilki-s, B. & E. Zimmerman, and E. Stierle, the
druggists, have Dr. Bosanko's Pile Remedy, an
absolute cure. Sold at 50 cents.
Important to Flour Men.
New York, May 17.—The flour trade resolved
to-day, that all flour inspected sound shall have
the name of the New York Produce exchange in-'
spector and the grade it represents, together with,
the month and year, branded upon each sack,
and on the side of each barrel.
An Arbitrator Accepts.
Chicago, May 17.—Jos. F. Tucker has accept
ed the position of special arbitrator to arrange
percentages for the proposed money pool of the
What Was his Object.
Tobonto, May 17.—A man was seen at 2
o'clock this morning in the grounds of the par
laiment buildings, concealed among the shrub
bery. He was arrested and gave the name of
Thomas Drew. He was remanded.
Not Totally Consumed.
Vienna, May 17.—The destruction of the
Pladt theatre was not total. The offices, private
boxes, library, and some wardrobes were saved
by the iron doors.