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UAIJLY WJSATHIiII BIULEMS.
Office Chief Signal Officer. )
Washington, D. C, May 24, 3:56 p. m. \ j
Observations taken at the same moment of
. time at all stations named.
TOPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY.
Bar. Ther. Wind. Weather.
St. Paul 30.10 57 N Clear
La Crosse 30.03 50 N Cloudy
Bar. Ther. Wind. Weather.
Bismarck 30.11 57 Calm Clear
Ft. Garry 30.09 59 S Clear
Minnedosa 30.04 73 SW Fair
Moorhead 30.11 59 NE Clear
Quapelle 29.95 Cl S Clear
St. Vincent 30.11 59 . S. . Clear
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN SLOPE.
Bar. Ther. Wind. Weather.
Ft. Assinaboin..29.9B 71 SW Clear
Ft. Buford 30.04 60 E " Clear
Ft. Caster 29.90 04 E Clear
Helena, M.T 29.97 05 SW Clear
Huron, D. T 30.12 50 NE Clear
Medicine Hat ...29.74 70 NW Clear
Bar. Ther. Wind. Weather.
Duluth 30.17 49 NE . Clear
DAILY LOCAL MEANS.
Bar. Ther. Dew Point. Wind. Weather
30.050 56.2 49.9 N Cloudy
Amount rainfall .03 ; Maximum thermometer,
64.6; minimum thermometer 50.2; daily range
—Observed height 7 feet, 5 inches.
Rise in twenty-four hours, 5 inches. *-"; " X ; ■•"
—Barometer corrected for temperature
P. F. Lyons,
Sergeant, Signal Corps, U. S. A.
Washington, May 25, 1 a. m.-Indications for
upper Mississippi, fair weather, northerly winds
becoming variable, stationary temperature.
Missouri, fair weather with winds shifting to east
and south, and slight rise in temperature.
Mr. Laxgdon tells a Chicago reporter that
Minnesota is solid for Blame but that he is
In favor of Edmunds. The Chicago Times
publishes this information under the head of
There was nothing surprisinng about the
Republican convention at Stillwater yester
day. "When the drunken man rolled topsy
turvy down stairs he—— alleged that be
always came down stairs that way. The Re
publicans can put forth a similar claim in
behalf of their Stillwater convention.
An Associated Press report of last even
ing, from New York city, states that "Tam
many and Irving Halls and the county
Democracy are endeavoring to arrange their
differences, so as to send a united delegation
to the national convention at Chicago."
The Democracy of all the country will rejoice
to meet their friends of New York united.
TIIE IR VIXG-HATTOX BOOK.
Irving's impressions of America have been
ssued in book form on both sides of the At
lantic. Some weeks since, in noticing the
intention to issue this work, the Globe as
serted that it would be a book made to sell,
and that it would be mainly composed of
taffy for the consumption of the American
public. Such proves to be the case. It is
not at all limited to what Irving thinks of
America, for he had no opportunity to see
the country; it is largely made up of what
this country thought of Irving. That is, a
very considerable portion of the work is giv
en up to the suppers and receptions which
were given to Irving and Miss Terry, who
were present, what was said complimentary
to the English actor and what nice things he
said in return. Still other considerable por
tions of the work are taken up with the criti
cism of the various newspapers, that is criti
cisms which are complimentary in their na
ture. One would suppose that there had not
been a dissenting voice as the merits of Irv
ing were one to depend for information on
the evidence furnished by the book. What
compliments were extended by clubs and
citizens to Irving, and what fine things were
said of him by the American newspapers
form the greater portion of the impressions
of Irving of America.
It will gratify the critics of Chicago to learn
that Mr. Hatton, the editor of the book, and
the mouthpiece of Irving, is of the opinion
that Chicago criticism stands preeminent.
He says, "I repeat that among the best and
most appreciative and most scholarly of the
criticism upon Irving and his art, in Eng
land and America, are the writings of the
Hitherto it had been the impression all
over the country that Chicago criticism was
something. like its packed pork, something
solid, but not especially artistic. Mr. Irving
through his spokesman elevates it to the very
front rank of criticism in England and
America. The secret of this is that there
was not in any Chicago paper, during Irv
ing's engagement, the smallest thing which
approached a criticism. All was unmitiga
ted praise, always extravagant, and general
ly so fulsome that it would h ave turned the
aesthetic stomach of anybody save that of a
man who hasjthe opinion that he is a god,and
thoroughly entitled to all the honors of di
vinity. '',': :■■;:.■":
Upon the whole, the book will not strike
the more intelligent of the American public
as a valuable contribution to the literature
of the age. It is so complimentary to every
thing American that many thinking people
will regard it as offensive in this respect.
We all know that this country is far from be
ing perfect, and when we are assured that
we are without a flaw, we cannot but feel
that either we are being made game of, or
else that we are being flattered for some self
ish purpose on the part of the flatterer. There
are probably two reasons way we are given
so much praise, one is that the book may
sell among our people, and another is that
Mr. Irving anil his company are projecting
another raid on the coffers of the American
Irving traveled as far east as Boston, as
far . west as ;' St. Louis and as
far . south as Washington. :He 1., saw
saw a very minute ; fraction of the United
States, and yet his work is his impressions of
America. It is as if i some scientist seeing
the tip of the tail' of an elephant for the first
time should undertake to produce from this
data his impressions ;of .the entire animal.
Irving in' truth saw nothing 'of tie portion
of the country over'which he travelled.' Eve- .
rybody knows this, and yet our gullibility is
supposed, to be so great that we are expected to
buy a book which we know is not what it
pretends to be, and which- endeavors -to
atone for this defect by inundating the coun
try with praise. " :
.\ Irving"s ■ impressions of -America are
mainly the newspaper opinions of Irving.
It is an advertisement of the English actor,
and a prepartion for his second tour. It sets
out in glowing colors the extraordinary
nunkcyism of the cities where Irving play
ed, and disguises it under the name of ap
preciation of the great actor. It 13 from
title-page to finish an effort to flatter the
credulous Yankee with the belief that he is
the most appreciative listener, and the best
critic who has sat before. the pres
entations of Irving. The purpose in thus
nattering him, is to induce him to buy a
book, and season tickets for Irving's next
Important Telegraph Decission.
I Special Telegram to the Globe.]
Dcs Moines, la., May 24.—1n the federal
court yesterday judgment was rendered against
the Western Union Telegraph company for neg
licence in delivering a message. On Nov. 9,
1882, Geo. F, Hall filed at 8 a. m. the following
message: "Charles L. Hall, exchange, Oil City,
Pa.—Buy me 10,000 if yos think it safe. Wire
me." His purpose was that his brother should
purchase 10,000 berrels of petroleum. In trans
mitting the message the name of Hall was omitted,
and it was delivered at the exchange where the
otlicers of the board of trade refused to receive it.
The correct address was procured and the mes
sage delivered at 0 p. m. after the close of busi
ness. The price of oil, when the message
should have arrived, was Si.l 7 per barrel. The
next morning it had risen to $1.35. The court
gave judgment for the difference, being $1,800.
Superior East-Bound Freight Un
[Special Telegram to the Globe. |
Chicago, May 24.—The Northwestern Traffic
association hag thus far been unable to settle the
annoying question presented in the Lake Superior
east-bound freight business. Monday and Sun
day the committee appoiuted to represent the
association were in session for the purpose of
uniting upon some proposition to submit to the
St. Paul & Dnluth, whereby the association
could control east-bound rates via Washburn and
Lake Superior from Minneapolis. They suc
ceeded in formulating a proposition, and to-day
Goneral Freight Agent Dodge, of the St. Paul &
Duluth, was called into the meeting. The propo
sition was submitted and he refused to accept it.
The matter was accordingly referred back to the
general manager for solution.
Norman County Democrats.
[Special Telegram to the Globe.]
Ada, Minn., May 24.—The first Democratic
convention for this county was held here to-day.
W. H. Matthew's was elected chairman. The
delegates elected to the state convention are
C. E. Cragin and W. B. Hauser. Resolutions
were adopted denouncing the seating of K. B.
Hayes in 1876, and declaring S. J. Tilden as the
honestly elected president. Great enthusiasm
and harmony prevailed throughont and a lively
fall canvass may be expected.
When Nothing Else "Will.
Mr. I. Carpenter, 403 4th avenue, N. T.,
who suffered Eeven 3*ears with rheumatism,
was entirely cured by St. Jacobs Oil, the
Besley's Waukegan ale and porter,at 106 West
Third street, H. Orlemann, agent.
Oak turned bottom stock in our men's goods at
Lovering's B. O. P. S. H., 386 Wabashaw street.
If you want ;i good reliable carriage or buggy,
one that you can depend on, the place to buy is
at E. M. Uallowell & Co.'s, 348 to 354 Robert
street. They have lately marked down their
stock of eastern work, and are now selling at
just about cost. They are soon to move into
new quarters, and everything they have must be
sold, as they want to start in with an entirely
new stock. Extension top cabriolets for $225.
Other work in proportion. They can suit you in any
thing that you want—phaetons, park wagons,
two-seat surreys, canopy tops, piano boxes cad
niugs, jump seats, numerous styles of light
spring top buggies and the old reliable Concord
side springs, which for business wagons have no
equals. Give them a call at 348 to 354 Robert
street and they will suit you, not only in style
and quality, but also in price.
Ladies' English kid button advertises itself.
Every pair warranted not to crack, at Lovering's
B. O. P. S. H., 38U Wabashaw street.
Cornected Tables of Fire Alarm Stations
Free to All.
J. A. Sabin, gen. agt. of the Washington Life
Insurance Co., will furnish above tibles free, by
calling at room 2, Davidson block.
Remember the great auction sale of Dry Goods,
at 422 Wabashnw street, continues next week.
The Great Western Band at White Bear Lake,
Sunday, May 25th.—Leave Union depot 10:05 a.
m., 2:15, 6:05, 7:15, 9:00 p.m. Returning—
leave the lake 7:10, 8:25 a.m., 12:15,6:10, 10:00
p. m. Fare 50 cents round trip.
Solid comfort shoes 53.50 warranted to cure
corns. Lovering's B. O. P. S. H., 386 Wabashaw
The First National Bank has removed to it 3*
new building, northwest corner of Fourth and
Jackson streets. Business will be transacted in
the new building, Monday, May 26th.
Feasts For Families.
Delicious ice cream, properly and delightfully
tinctured with true fruit flavors is a boon ap
preciated by all housekeepers. Signor Pietro
Rainacciotti at No. 343 Wabashaw street just op
posite court house square, is making the finest
ever tasted in St. Paul, and he will'send a wagon
every afternoon through the best parts of the
city to fill orders. The quality of his cream is
unequaled and his mode of distribution will be
found very convenient. Those desiring will be
furnished with cards to call his drivers.
Remember the great auction sale of Dry Goods,
at 422 Wabashaw street, continues next week.
Yourselves with low shoes at Lovering's B. O. P.
S. H., 386 Wabashaw street.
An Interesting Matter.
Attention is called to the eighth page of to-day's
Globe, the contents of which are a veritable
exposition of bargains, representing opportuni
ties of vast importance to our readers. Examine
it critically. It will pay you to do so. Besides
the magnificent offers which Mr. Lytle presents
for his coming Christmas prizes, the chances to
secure bargains in watches, jewelry, etc., etc.,
are so excellent that even a hasty examination
of the list he publishes will convince everyone oE
the rare opportunity he can secure by taking ad
vantage of any one article.
Kavanagh sells the fine residence and grounds,
285 Pleasant avenue, at 10 o'clock to-morrow
Great Reduction in the l'rice of Fuel.
The Northwestern Fuel company have reduced
the price of coal, and are now offering best
quality of Scranton coal for present delivery and
cash as follows:
Grate and Egg at 58.50, delivered.
Store and Nut at S3-75, delivered.
And all grades of Bituminous Coal at propor
tionately low prices.
Slip soles in our goods. Lovering's B. O. P. S.
H., 386 Wabashaw street
John and Jonathan.
The finest lecture of the times on England and
America, by the Rev. Robert Nourse at Plym
outh church, Tuesday evening, May 27th, at 8
o'clock. Admission 50 cents; children 25 cents.
Tickets at Myers <fc Finch's and Chislett & Sons'.
One minute coffee served.
Kavanagh sells the fine residence and grounds.
285 Pleasant avenue, at 10 o'clock to-morrow
Anheuser Busch Export beer, at 106 West
Third street. H. Orlemann, agent.
Bead if Only
For your own benefit. The following induce
ments will be offered next week, commencing
Monday, May 26. We give a pair of ladies' S3 kid
box-toe button shoes with every $10 sale, a pair
of ladies 1 51.50 kid opera slippers with every $5
sale. Lovering's Boston One Price Shoe House,
3SS Wabushaw street.
It is Generally
Acknowledged that Lovering's is the cheapest
place to buy Boots and Shoes, 356 Wabashaw
street, B. O. P. S. H.
AVANT OF FAITH.
If A. P.Wilkes, B. &E. Zimmerman, and E.
Stierle, the druggists, do not succeed it is not for
the want of faith. They have such faith in Dr.
Bosankos Cough and Lnng Syrnp as a remedy
for coughs, colds, consumption, and lung affec
tions, that, they will give a bottle free to each
and every one who is in need of a medicine of
THE ST. FAUi.SU>'LAY GLOBE. SUXJ)AY MORNING, MAY 25, 1884,"
A DOUBLE DECKER.
Two of a Kind Bursts Up the
'•Grand Old Party."
The Scheffer. arid Fletcher Forces
Cross Swords at Stillwater
And Hold , Two Conventions at the
Same Time in the Court . :
Fayctte Marsh Wants to be Held to Keep from
Abe Hall, of the Penitentiary, Shoves the
Scheffer Chairman Aside. '.v ,\
A High Old Characteristic '■ Time All
Yesterday morning in Stillwater was cloudy.
It was cloudy literally and politically. There
were slight showers at intervals during the fort
noon, and the city wore a sombre appearance as
though some great event was about to happen.
As people met on the streets or gathered in little
knots on the corners, the general remark was,
"Guess they'll have a hot time this afternoon."
Fayette Marsh, who appeared \to be the leading
bulldozer in the Fletcher interest, said to a
Globe representative who asked him if there
would be two conventions in the court room,
"The other fellows may hold a convention in the
woodshed but there won't be .two conventions in
that room." Later in the day he met the editor
of the Stillwater Sun, Mr. O'Brien, who is
an ardent . supporter of Scheffer and
told him he had better arm himself for "there will
be hell to pay in ten minutes after the conven
tion meets," he said. : He is also reported to
have called on the mayor and asked him to send
a police force to preserve order. As Mr. Marsh
was the only man in Stillwater the Globe could
hear of that was talking about violence his, posi
tion resembled that of the bully at a county fair
who after swaggering and blustering until a little
fellow was about to thrash him, yelled out,
"here you constables, eight or ten of you hold
me so I can't whip that chap." ... ;
• Mr. Fletcher was not visible this morning, and
was said to have gone home, but his supporters
were consulting during the forenoon, ■ and
mapping out their programme for the after
noon. Mr. SchefEer was in the city, and held a
conference with his friends, at the Sawyer
House, at which "it was determined not to be
bulldozed or in any. manner surrender. The
Scheffer delegates from all over the county were
present, and they were very indignant at the at
tempt of the Fletcherites in Stillwater to over
rule the popular will.
At half-past one the Globe aepresentative
sauntered up to the court house. There were a
few delegates outside, resting themselves on the
front steps, but on entering the court room,
where the convention was to meet, A. R. Noyes,
who had been agreed upon by the Scheffer men
for chairman, and Sheriff Holcombe, an ardent
Fletcher . man, were the sole occu
. pants. They were evidently holding the
fort for the boys. In about ten minutes Sam.
Judd, of Marine put in an appearance and the
county delegates largely accompanied him. They
took seats on the right side of the room, and in
a few minutes the Fayette Marsh crowd arrived
and took position on the left hand side of the
room. Geo. F. Sabin, of Marine, nephew of
Senator Sabin, who held E. S. Horpes' proxy as
chairman of the county committee took a stand
ing position at one end of the rostrum designed
for Judge, clerk and witness when court is in
session. There was a general comparing of
watches to see how near the important hour had
come. Fayette Marsh was pacing up and down
in the court room when Mr. Sabin called him
"What time have you got," said Mr. Sabin.
"I don't propose to give you the time," re
''You might answer a civil question," said
Sam Judd, who was standing near by.
"I simply wanted to pee how your time agreed
with mine, so that I need not call the convention
before the time in the call," said Mr. Sabin.
"Well, I am not the time keeper for your con
vention, and you can call it when you get ready"
said Mr. Marsh, as he strode away.
Marsh had scarcely crossed the court room to
the side where the Fletcherites were gathered be
fore Steve Danforth, of Stillwater, mounted a
chair, and stated that by virtue of having once
been upon some committee, some time or other,
he would read the cSll and call the convention to
order. He suited the action to the word, and be
gan reading the call from a newspaper.
It was exactly thirteen minutes before 2p. m.
when Danforth mounted. his chair. He had
scarcely opened his mouth when Mr. Sabin
sprang upon the rostrum and swinging the fol
lowing written document about undertook to
read it as a proof of his authority:
I, E. L. Hospes, chairman of the Republican
county committee of Washington county, Minne
sota, do hereby appoint Geo. F. Sabin,. of the
town of Marine, my proxy to fully supply my
place as chairman of said committee.
. Dated this 23d day of May, 1884.
E. L. Hosi-ES
■o-t „„ i T. E. Fellows,
Witness }B j IIINKLE . . ...
While Mr. Sabin was reading his proxy, Dan
forth concluded the reading of the call, or at
least desisted from reading, both factions being
engaged in yelling so that it was immaterial
whether he read or not as no word uttered was
intelligible in the noise and confusion. He then
nominated J. 11. Townshend for chairman and put
the motion and declared it carried. Townshend
jumped on the rostrum and took position by the
side of Mr. Sabin. Mr. Sabin had gotten a little
behind the Fletcher crowd by attempting to ex
plain or read his proxy aud he was endeavoring
to read the call when Townshend came forward.
"I move that Mr. Sabin be removed from the
platform,", shouted a Fletcherite. -
"Second the motion," shouted half a dozen
"All in favor of motion say aye,".' shouted
Townshend. . .
And the Fletcherites yelled their assent.
- Abe Hall, deputy warden of the penitentiary,
had sprung upon the rostrum' ' as
a sort of body guard to Town
shend and stood 'just behind Mr. Sabin.
When Mr. Townshend declared the motion to re
move him carried, Hall grabbed him from be
hind, pinioning Mr. Sabin's elbows to his side,
and saying, "you must get out of this," commen
ced shoving him to the edge of the platform. .
There was an ominous closing up of the
Fletcher ranks and a surging toward Hall, as if
to be ready to assist if he needed it, and a start
ing forward, with words of indignation by the
Scheffer forces on the opposite side of the room.
Mr. Sabin acted very calmly and a good deal more
coolly than the fellow Hall deserved, for he ought
to have been knocked down and stepped on by
an army mule. Still, a blow at that time might
have resulted in permanent amusement for some
of the gang, and in the interest of peace and har
mony the Globe regrets that it was not struck
The rowdy Hall shoved Mr. Sabin
perhaps six or eight feet from j where he was
standing when he released him. The Fletcher
chairman occupie 1 the portion of the rostrum
usually used by the judge and Mr. Sabin was
shoved to the side where the witnesses usually
sit. ' When he was removed to that point the
distinguished scion of the penitentiary seemed
to be satisfied and offered no further violence and
Mr. Sabin proceeded as if nothing had happened..
There had been a lull for a moment in the
motions and yells while the penitentiary was
moving on the enemy's works, but as soon as the
penitentiary suspended hostilities both sides
were at it again.', , , .'. ":.V V- -^
'•All in favor of A. F. Noyes, of Marine, acting
as chairman, say aye," shouted Mr. Sabin, and
the Schefferites said it.";;
;';*: '•I •" nominate A. -, M. Dodd " for. secretary,
yelled J. N. Searls, on the Fletcher side.
• "All in favor say aye," yelled Townshend, the
Fletcher chairman, and of course they yelled.
A Scheffer delegate nominated Wm. Moore, of
Newport, for secretary on their side, and he was
yelled into position in fine style. -
Dr. Millard put in a yelling motion for a com
mittee on credentials on the Fletcher side, V and
Mr. Sabin gave a simultaneous yell for a similar
committee for the Scheff^rites. :'.] Both motions
were declared carried with yells and both chair
men announced their committees,"which: had all
been agreed upon in advance. " Mr. Noyes.; the
Scheffer chairman, is quite advanced in year! and
could not make his appointments as vigorously
as Mr. Townshend, the Fletcher chairman. V '
. /; Dr. Millard called for the ..: credentials ',' for his
committee and Mr Sabin called for his and each
committee rushed to back Dart of the room to
Wk over their respective lists. This allowed a
little lull again, while the ridiculous farce of in
specting credentials was being gone through
The Scheffer men did their credential work
the quickest, and at precisly S p. m., the time
wheu the convention ought to have been called
to order, Geo. F. Sabin rushed to the front and
commenced reading the list of delegates entitled
to seats. lie had nearly concluded reading when
Dr. Millard added to the joy of the occasion by
appearing with the names of the Fietcher crowd
and he proceeded to read them in such stentori
an tones as he conld command.
Sabin got in his work rapidly at this time. He
moved the adoption of his report, which was car
ried instanter, and followed it with a motion for
a committee of five to select delegates to the dis
This motion passed with a rush and Sam Judd,
who was made chairman of the committee, re
ported seven names in a twinkling. A vote was
taken and declared carried. Mr. Sabin moved
to adjourn, and at precisely four minutes after 2
p. m. that motion prevailed, and with cheers and
laughter the Scheffer men concluded their pro
ceeding;! and left the room. The whole proceed
ings from the time the committee on credentials
began to report occupied four minutes, making
about the quickest convention on record.
Dr. Millard concluded his report at the seme
moment the Scheffer men adjourned, and there
beiug no further occasion for pandimonium to
reign matters quieted down and the Fletcher
crowd continued their proceedings in a compara
tively orderly manner,
This running sketch of pandemouiuni has been
given to show how the "grand old party," does
business when it gets on a jamboree and has the
penitentiary for an assistant. We give below, as
a matter 01 record, the naked proceedings of
each convention from beginning to finish, omit
ting the descriptive, which the reader already
has when he has reached this point.
The Scheffer Convention.
Geo. F. Sabin, chairman of the county com
mittee by proxy, called the meeting to order.
After reading the call he nominated A. F. Xoyes,
of Forest Lake, as chairman, who was elected
by acclamation, aud Wm. Moore, of Xewport,
was selected as secretary.
The char appointed as a committee on creden
tials George F. Sabin, of Marine ; Andrew Peter
son, of Woodbury; Elias McKain, of Lakeland;
Samuel Judd, of Marine; John W. Luhrsen, of
After a few moments the committee returned
and reported the following delegrates:
Forest Lake—A. F. Xoyes.
Bay town—S. L. Cowan, Wm. Chalmers, 0. M.
Cottage Grove—W. W. Fnrber.
Oneka—E, M. Judkins.
Lakeland—Elias McCain, 11. B. A'oluer
Stilhvater town—A. D. Roe.
Afton—Wm. Pennington, X. Gilbert.
Newport —Wm. Moore.
Marine—Sam. Judd, George F. Sabin, Ole
Westergren, Charles Eckdahl, John Dolin, John
The Stilhvater delegation is:
First Ward—F. P. Swanson, August Jackson,
W. R. Gates, Charles J. Conhaim, F. Willman.
Second Ward—Theo. Jestfey, Dr. Alex. Donald,
Julius Duel, Joe Turner, H. Westing, Charles
Shogren, Kiel McKay, C. C. Seward, A. L. Bath,
Dr. X. H. Bolton.
Third Ward—W. K. Wundermann, R. A. Foyle,
Andrew Olcson, Judson W. McKusick, C. L.
Frederickson, Louis Bugnon, Chas. W. Jellison,
Albert Dreus, Martin A. Thon.
COM3IITTEE TO SELECT DELEGATES.
Mr. Sabin moved the appointment of a commit
tee of live to select seven delegates to attend the
district convention at Minneapolis on the 2Sth.
The motion prevailed and the chair appointed the
Charles Echdahl, Marine.
Elias McKain, Lakeland.
John W. Lohman, Oakdale.
Andrew Peterson, Woodbury.
Mr. Judd reported the following as the list of
delegates to the district convention:
George F. Sabin,
Fred. P. Swanson,
W. K. Wundeman,
A. F. Xoyes.
This list was approved by acclamation, and the
Tlie Fletcher Convention.
Steven Danforth called the convention to order
and nominated J. H. Townshend, of Stillwater,
for chairman, who was elected by acclamation.
A. M. Dodd, of Stillwater, was chosen secretary
in a Eimilar manner.
P, H. Millard, of Stillwater, moved a commit
ee of five on credentials, and the following were
P. H. Millard, R. F. Hersey, D. W. C'hase,all of
Stillwater; John Elmquist, Marine; Wm. Pen
LIST OP DELEGATES.
Mr. Millard, from the committee on credentials,
reported the following as entitled to seats in the
First ward—D.H.Hersey, Charles P. Holcombe,
Fayette Marsh, W. P. Sawyer, J. X. Searles.
Second ward—R. F. Hersey, Charles 800,
Frank Raiter, Gus Halverson, August Boreen,
P. H. Millard, B. G. Merry, A. M. Dodd, Z.W.
Chase, J. H. Townshend.
Third ward—John G. Kelson, Abe Hall, A. K.
Doe, G. M. Seymour, E. A. Folsom, John Cov
ell, George O. Haskell, Leonard Clark, E. G.
Stillwater Town—D. P. Wyman.
Baytown—P. Stenstrom, E. Mundrum, O. M.
The report was adopted and the temporary
organization was made permanent.
COMMITTEE OX GRIEVANCES.
"Fayette Marsh moved that a committee of
five be appointed to "draft a report of our grie
vances to present to the convention at St. Paul
on the 29th inst."
Some one suggested to Mr. Marsh that it was
the Democratic state convention which met St.
Paul on the 29th,and he changed his motion to the
Minneapolis convention on the 28th," and it was
adopted in that form. The chair announced the
Fayette Marsh, J. X. Searles, R. F. Hessey, D.
P. Lymau, all of Stillwater, and E. Muudrum, of
Mr. Marsh said that he hoped the convention
would remain a short time to receive this report.
Mr. Scheffer had had the support of the papers
in Stilhvater and St. Paul and they had been un
able to get their case before the public. The
papers had grossly misrepresented them and
they wanted to present their side.
A ballot was then taken for delegates to the
district convention, and the chair announced
that the following had received all the votes
cast, 2C in number: R. F. Hersey, 4: Fayette
Marsh, J. X. Searles, Charles 800, J. H. Town
shend, B. G. Merry, Gus. Halverson.
A LOXO HARAXGU"E.
Mr. Marsh then mounted a chair, and made a
long harange, chiefly devoted to personal abuse
of Mr. Scheffer. He had a stenographer take
down his remarks, with the understanding that
they would be furnished the papers. At this
hour (2 a. m.) the document has not been re
ceived at the Glore office, and its publication is
deferred until to-morrow.
The committee on grievances reported as fol
lows, tne report being adopted unanimously:
Resolved, That Whereas, in the conduct of
the present political campaign in Washington
county for congressmen, the principal newspaper
of Washington connty has been under the con
trol and direction of Albert Seheffer, by right of
purchase, as generally understood in this com
Wheheas, Said newspaper and the newspapers
published at the city of St. Paul have grossly
misrepresented the attitude and acts of the Re
publicans of this county in conducting the pres
ent political campaign; now, therefore, the Re
publican convention of Washington county, as
sembled, do make this formal statement with
reference to the same, and charge against the
said Albert Scheffer:
First, We charge Albert Scheffer, candidate
for the nomination of the Rapublican party of
this district for congress, with having overrun
every part of Washington county with his paid
strikers and adherents, chiefly from the city of
St. Paul, aud with having attempted by the
grossest kind of frauds, to prevent, wherever
they were able, a full and fair expression of
pnblic sentiment of this county as to their pre
ference between himself and Mr. Fletcher as the
candidate of the Republican party for member of
congress from this district.
Second, We charge Albert Scheffer, by himself
personally and by his friends and paid assistants,
with having in every election precinct outside of
the city of Stillwater, attempted to proenre the
holding of caucuses without fair or adequate no
tice, and in many instances without notice of
any kind, for the election of delegates to the
county convention, favorable to himself, and
that in many instances he has succeed in so hold
ing caucuses without due notice, and when
prevented, it has only been by the active inter
ference of local Republicans."
Third, We charge Albert Scheffer with having
personally paid money to men to support him in
the political campaign, and having through
his agents offered to one Republican in the city
of Stillwater the Bum of $100 to remain away
from the caucus, and of having .through his
agents and paid employes openly and shamlessly,
in the presence of all the persons assembled at
I the caucus in the First ward of the city of Still
water,paid money to voters to snpport his ticket,
and in particular in the presence of all the people
assembled at the snid causus of having paid one
man the aura of 55 to vote for the delegates
favorable to him.
Fourth, We charge the said Albert Scheffer
with having personally encouraged, approved of
and carried out a fraudulent adjournment of a
caucus, at South Stillwater in the town of Bay
town, and of having, after such adjourned caucus
from the evening to the afternoon, with full
knowledge that such an hour would prevent
the laboring people of that election precinct,
chiefly Scandinavians, who constituted a large
majority of the Republican voters of the town,
attending the same, and afterwards, having him
self admitted the same was wrongful and fraud
ulent, proceeded with the caucus in the afternoon
himself, and his friends and adherents, and paid
accessories participating in and conducting such
fraudulent caucus, and availing himself of the
delegation there elected. •
Fifth, We charge the said Albert Scheffer
with having personally visited the saloons in the
city of Stillwater, and individually with having
bribed or attempted to bribe them to support
him by paying large suras of money to such sa
loon keepers without receiving an equivalent
Sixth. We charge the said Albert Scheffer
with having sought throughout the entire cam
paign the aid and assistance of the Democrats in
the city of Stillwater, of having personally asked
of them to take part in the caucus and in partic
ular with having procured and requested Joseph
Wolf, a long-time Democrat and a leader among
them, to attend the caucus in the First ward in
the city of Stillwater and take with him some
seventy-five of his Democratic associates and ad
herents ; we charge the said Albert Scheffer with
having procured the said Joseph Wolf to so at
tend said caucus, and with him one James
O'Brien, a person who for years has been an ac
tive worker in the Democratic party, and there to
take an active part in endeavoring to assist the
said Democrats so assembled there to vote at the
said cancus and to control said caucus by Demo
And in conclusion we say that with the excep
tion of one person the said Albert Scheffer has
no adherents among the old and tried Republi
cans of the city of Stillwater, who for years have
fought its battles and conducted its campaigns,
and with one exception the said Albert Scheffer
has no adherents among the Republicans of the
city of Stillwater who have ever taken part in the
active labors or campaigns of said party.
We charge Albert Scheffer with having attempt
ed to overturn the expressed will of a majority
of the Republicans of Washington county by
concocting bastard caucuses in the three wards
of the city of Stillwater, for the sole purpose of
preventing the regular and undoubted delegates
from the three wards from participating in the
deliberations of the county convention, forcing a
double convention on the Republicans of this
county to further the ambition of his St. Paul
And we further say that dnring the fifteen years
last past, although the Republican party in
Washington county has frequently been divided
upon the question as to who should be its candi
dates, both upon state,district and county tickets,
yet there never has been a charge of fraud
or corruption by one faction against the other,
and it has always been admitted and maintained
by all parties upon both tides of the question of
contention, whatever the same might be, that the
victories were fairly earned or the defeats hon
orably suffered; that in the history of the Re
publican party of this county it is left for Albert
Scheffer, so recently imported from the Demo
cratic party, and his friend strikers and adherents
from the city of St. Paul, to teach us the disrep
utable methods that bring about so sharp a dis
agreement among us, and the Republicans of
this county express a sincere desire upon their
part that Mr. Scheflier shall again ally himself
with the Democratic party, where his system of
political management will meet with
greater favor than among the Republicans of
Washington county, and that the district conven
tion will establish a precedent which shall deter
like efforts in the future by admitting to its de
liberations the delegates this day elected by this
Resolved,. That the delegates to the Fonrth
District convention, to be held in Minneapolis,
May 28, 18S4, be instructed to present to the
said convention a copy of our proceedings and
a full statement of all the facts connected with
the organization of this convention.
J. N. Sbaeles,
R.. F. Hebsey,
D. P. Lyman,
The following, introduced Dr. Millard, was
litsoloed. That this convention recognized in
the bolting delegation held here this afternoon a
few true and tried friends of the Republican
party, and that in our estimation, or opinion, said
gentlemen were not cognizant of the political
methods adopted by some of Mr. Scheffer"s
The convention then adjourned.
After the Battle.
Sir. Scheffer was seen after the convention had
adjourned and expressed himself as well satisfied
with the result as could be expected in fighting
such a ring. They had acted fairly and orderly
and had submitted to the insult of Deputy War
den Hall rather than have a disturbance. They
had acted fairly and regularly and had the only
legitimate delegation from Washington county
and he had no doubt of its admission to the dis
Sen. D. M. Sabin was called upon by a represen
tative of the Globe after the convention. He was
found busily engaged at his desk in a room over
the Car Company manager's office, and in re
sponse to the query relative to the double header,
"Ido not know that lam sufficiently informed
to express an opinion. I have been too busy
with other matters to watch these proceedings.
I told my friends to see that the caucuses were
fairly conducted, and I think the caucuses in
Stillwater were perfectly fair."
The senator said he should leave for Chicago
next Thursday night to be present at a meeting
of the Republican national committee next Sat-'
The Globe wns informed, on good authority,
that Mr. Sabin denies having sent for the editor
of the Stillwater Sun, and attempted to induce
him to support Mr. Fletcher, and the report of
the P. P. is regarded as one of the characteristic
falsehoods of that unscrupulous sheet.
Mr. Manuel, general manager of the St. Paul
& Manitoba road has returned.
The Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul road has
issued a circular amending the rule making the
excess of maximum weight ten cents per 100
pounds in addition to tariff rates.
It is stated that the Thomas Iron company has
withdrawn its transportation business from the
Lackawanna road to give it to the Lehigh Valley.
The business amounts to $400,000 a year.
The Union Pacific has issued a circular inform
ing shippers that it is now prepared to take
freight from all eastern points to Portland and
all other points in Oregon at the same rates that
are charged by the Northern Pacific railroad;
The Chicago, Milwankee & St. Paul road has
in effect the following rates from Chicago to La
crosse to meet the rates made by the Diamond
Jo line: First class, 10c per 100 pounds; second
class, 10c: third class, 7c; fourth and fifth classes,
A meeting will be held at lhe office of General
Freight Agent Bird, of the Milwaukee & St.
Paul, in Milwaukee, next Tuesday, for the pur
pose of considering lumber rates from Wiscon
sin points to interior points in lowa, Iltinois,
Minnesota and Dakota.
The Chicago & Northwestern railway gives
notice that in future all freight, either in car
loads or small lots, destined to points on or
reached via the St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba
railway or Northern Pacific railroad (except
when way-billed through) must be way-billed
to Minnesota Transfer.
Taking effect June 11th, rate on lumber from
Chicago to Kansas City and southwestern Mis
souri river commarce points will be 18c per 100
pounds. Xew arbitrarie established by Arbi
trator Bogne from all lumber points will be based
on this rate. The rates from St. Paul and Min
neapolis are two cents above Chicago.
Cattle will be shipped over the Northern
Pacific road during the week as follows: Wolfs
child's will ship 1,300 young cattle to McClellan.
S. M. Parker, 400 for Miles City. Clary & Son,
500 to McClellan. J. E. Bogue, 2,000 to Rose
bud. Strange Bro., 1.000 to Miles City. Tuttle
& Howe, 1,200 to McClellan. Sington & Kemp
ton. COO for Glendive. Joseph Roach, 550 to
Bismarck, for delivery to the Popular River
agency. Theodore Uansen, 400 to Medora,
A Mississippi River Floater.
The badly decomposed body of an itnknown
man, evidently about thirty-five years of age,
clad in coarse working clothes was come upon
by raftsmen at the Crosby log boom near Fort
Snelling yesterday. A rumor that the body had
been brought down to the West
Side sawmill proved to be erroneous, as at mid
night the reporter was informed that it was still
at the place where first discovered, of which fact
Coroner Quinn had been notified.
Hon. Liberty Hall, of Glencoe, delegate
elect to the Republican national convention,
was in St. Paul yesterday, and mentioned
bis intention of going to Chicago the last of
this week. He al3O remarked, with emphasis,
that he was still solid for Blame.
N. Myrick, Esq., came home from Wash
ington last night to stay only a few days and
will return to Washington Tuesday next.
Mrs. Myrick, who has not fully recovered
from her late illness, remained in Washing
A/ CEREAL CRASH.
By the Closing of Wm.
Young & Co.'s Deal.
Wheat Sees Not a Ray of Light in
Chicago, New York or
The Bulls Get an Eye Opener in Oats-
Cora Without Material Support
From Any Quarter* /
Another Bank Failure Sets Stocks to Top
pling Over Like a Row of Tumbling
Bricks.' '■' .
[Special Telegram to the Globe. | ' ,-V
Chicago, May —The closing out of the big
long deal of Wm. Young & Co. caused a decided
break in wheat to-day and thoroughly demoral
ized the bulls, who now find it difficult to tell
just where they stand. This firm's actions have
been closely watched by the smaller bulls all
along; and they have based their operations to a
great extent on theories deducted from the ap
parent policy of such big bulls. This tower of
strength is now lost to them, and the scalpers too
will ;■ have to look elsewhere for big
deals to ,'.■ gamble on. It is believed that
Wm. Young & Co. sold out - their entire
stock of wheat to-day, and the amount of their
sales is variously estimated at from 2,000,000 to
3,000,000 bushels. These sales having been made
through a dozen or more brokers, it would be
very difficult to get at the exact figures, but most
of the operators interested believe that this long
standing deal is now covered up. As the aver
age price received for the wheat is about 91c, and
the average purchase price about 90c, the change
was worth making. The other grain markets
were sluggish and weak. Provisions were strong
er, as they have been during the \veek,but from
the same cause, manipulation by the bulls, who
cought the bears short. The legitimate factors,
however, were not such as to encourage an ad
vance, the receipts of hogs for the week being
up to the largest estimates and the quality good,
indicating that farmers are not selling their hogs
very close and that continued good , receipts may
be looked for, hence there is nothing in the out
look on which to base purchas3S of provisions
for an advance.
Wheat was moderately active, but, owing to
the causes mentioned above, met with a severe
decline, the only sustaining influence being the
small receipts— cars, a total of but 315 for the
week. In addition to the heavy selling of the
Young brokers, who have heretofore acted with
the bulls, the depressing factors were the small
outward movement, the • withdrawals for the
week being but 441,330 bushels, against 1,068,
--000 last week, lower New York quotations, and
an apathetic English market, to say nothing of
sn almost panicy feeling in the New York stock
market. This combination of causes naturally
nereased the anxiety of timid holders to
realize and encouraged the bears to put out heavy
lines of shorts, their argument being that if the
support heretofore given by the bull syndicate
were withdrawn lower prices must follow, and
although there was a buying demand from out
side orders and especially from the interior, in
cluding St. Louis and other Missouri large
points, the market throughout the session was
weak and almost steadily declined. jj July opened
at 91@91 Jic, but immediately weakened, and af
ter slight fluctuations upward settled to and closed
at 89?b@,89!^c. A feature of the trade was the
advance of August, which has heretofore been at
a material discount, to par with July. On the
curb trading was light and prices underwent no
Corn was inactive and without material sup
port from any quarter, the receipts. being large
and crop reports favorable. Roche was said to
be a purchaser and Nat. Jones was pounding the
market. The demand was mainly from. shorts,
•however, and the feeling weak, although the de
cline was less pronounced than in wheat. There
was no change on the curb.
The bulls in oats were rather dazed by to-day's
receipts, which were 341 cars, 158 of them being
No. 2 white and 103 No. 2. The general inquiry
was, where did they all come from? The talk for
weeks past has been to the effect that there were
no oats at country points. To-day's receipts
were the largest since the 19th, when 289 cars
were received, nor has there been a day since
the 15th, when less than 100 cars came in. The
market was weak and heavy in consequence,
July opened at 31}6@32>£c, and fell to a close of
Only a fair business was reported in the mar
ket for hog products and mainly on speculative
account. Offerings were not large and the de
mand somewhat limited. Foreign and eastern
markets showed no material change. Prices
ruled lower on all leading articles and closed
steady at about medium prices.
The demand for pork was moderate and trad
ing chiefly for July and August delivery. Prices
ruled 10®20 lower on the whole range and closed
steady at $email@example.com'/4 for July.
• Trading in lard was very moderate and prices
ruled 2^@sc lower, closing comparatively stea
dy at $8.32>firstname.lastname@example.org for July. t
Short ribs were in only moderate demand and
offerings were not large. Prices ruled somewhat
irregular and declined s@loc, closing at $8.32%
@8.35 for July delivery. All classes of I provis
ions were steady on the curb.
There was an early rush for all grades of fat
cattle, the fresh receipts selling as quick as they
could be fed, watered and driven over the
scales. Prices ruled very uneven, as is always
the case when there is a rush for the stock, but
on an average were 10@12f.-2C higher than yes
terday, making an advance of 25@40c for the
week. Heavy receipts are looked for next
week, as telegrams have been rushed into all
parts of the country advising holders to send in
their fat stock. Whether this advice is good in
the main, remains to be seen. The main cause
of the advance is the falling off of the receipts at
the minor markets of Kansas City, and St.
Louis. Should the supply increase at these
points, and also in Chicago, there will be a big
tumble in prices.:
Hogs were active and prices again s@loc high
er on all grades, the . market closing strong.
From Monday to Thursday prices dropped 40®
50c per 100. .* Since then and up to the close to
night there has been an advance of 15@20c; yet
orders are 25@30c lower on heavy and about the
same on light that they were a week ago, show
ing that light grades are just now commanding a
good premium. •, .
There was literally no market for sheep, the
fresh receipts were so meager. . There was little
use in buyers looking about, and no one seemed
to want the poor and stale ' scalawags left over.
Seven lots have been sent back to • the country,
for the reason that they were worth ! more there
than in Chicago. ;
A. M. Wright & Co. say: Although the pres
ent situation seems weak and we feel; reserved
in giving opinions, we think it unsafe to sell
after a 4c break since yesterday's highest point,
and the course of the market during ; the past
few weeks has shown that those who bought on
heavy declines secured profits and any material
depreciation from present price/ may be attended
with similar results."
■ Milmine, Rodman & Co., say: "A good many
conservative dealers will in times like these take
on lives to hold for a profit, and as many per
haps will go short of the . market, hence we re
gard the deal rifT/ as in a much more healthy
condition than hereto fore and safer to handle."
W. H. Minor & Co., say: "Now that fears of
manipulation are at an end, there seems a general
feeling of relief and that trade will again assume
its natural channel, and while it may not be wise
to sell short on this break 'it seems to us that
the fairly good stocks, light export demand,close
money market, large premiums prevailing and
fine prospects of ; the growing crops all favor
a lower range of prices'. We consider corn a
Bale and also oats, the latter particularly on long
futures." ' ' '•'.■■
' McCormick, KennettVfc Day say : "The market
seems to be pretty well : evened up. Our banks
are disinclined to loan money on ] grain, which
causes the large stock to be a heavy weight , on
the market. The j sentiment is more j bearish
owing to the unfavorable financial outlook, but
1 any improvement in Wall street will canse a sharp
rally here. The bears say July oats will sell at
|Special Telegram to the Globe.l -'■ >.-
" Milwaukee, May 24.—A sensation was created
on 'change "> this morning by an announcement
"that Wm. Young & Co. were quietly closing out
their Chicago and Milwaukee wheat deal amount-
Ing to between 7,000,000 and 12,000,000 bushels.
It was the biggest deal of the season, .and it was
carried in July wheat. The senior member of
the firm, "Governor" Bill Young, informed the
Globe correspondent at noon that the deal
was at an end and that every
bushel had been closed out on an
average of 91c. He said the firm
had not lost money on the deal, and that it was
closed out because the financial situation was un
certain, and because it had been charged that the
deal was seriously blocking the wheat movement.
Humors have been rife that the firm was "dump
ing," but it was denied strenuously until to-day,
and it was not until now that Gov. Young would
admit that he had been unloading for several
days. What effect the transaction will have on
the markets cannot be told..
This morning July wheat opened at 91 Me, and
sold down to 891.4 c. There was a slight rally
about noon. When it was known the Youngs
were selling, the market seemed quite shaky for
a moment. In Boine quarters it is believed that
after a day or two there will be a rally and prices
will then climb upwnrd.
The statements of the members of the flrra
that the deal was closed with a Email profit are
doubted by some. It is believed that a large
slice of the alleged "corner" was closed out way
below 91c, the average figure given by the senior
I Special Telegram to the Globe.]
Chicago, May« 24. —The week closes with a
moderately active call for money, which loaning
banks report in sufficient supply to meet legiti
mate business requirements, with gilt edge call
loans at o@G per cent, and time loans at 6@7 per
cent. These rates are firmly maintained, only
high grade securities bringing out money. New
York exchange continues easy and slow at §1 dis
count per §1,000 and foreign money at $4.80}£
for sixty-day documentary sterling. The associ
ated bank clearings for the week were $42,790,
--833, against §41,090,590 for the corresponding
week last year, and the balances were §5,630,*
859, against $5,242,675 yesterday.
I Special Telegram to the Globe.!
Sew York, May 24.—Stocks opened irregular,
feverish and in some instances panicky. The first
sale of Pullman was 93. Chicago, Burlington &
(Juincy broke to 103J4 and Rock Island to 109.
Northwestern sold at 95 and Northern Pacific,
preferred, at 41. Union Pacific, has been sold
short until there was not enough to go round,
advanced to 40. The market showed signs of
being slightly oversold, nearly all stocks loaning
at a small premium. A demand from the shorts
during the morning hours caused a
sharp rally all along the line. The
bank statement was a perfect jum
bo in figures. Deposits showed a decrease
of about §21,000,000 and the reserve nearly $10,
000,000. Stocks all weakened immediately after
its appearance. A report that the West Side
bank had stspended upset prices again, and the
lowest figures of the day were reached }a some
of the best stocks. The market closed very
ragged, with everything on the down grade- The
final quotation on Chicago, Burlington & Qnincy
is ex-dividend 2 per cent.
A. M. Day says: "The market has been active
with a good deal better tone. The opening was
extremely weak, but before the close of the first
hour the Gould stocks rallied and imparted
strength to the general list. There have been
intervals of weakness since, but on the whole
the tone has been strong. Northern Pacific has
been a feature, gaining 2!£ points for the day.
Lackawanna has been a weak spot,
While the liquidation may not be quite over
there is decidedly more readiness to buy the bet.
ter class of stocks. Pullman broke from 99 to 93
on a sale of 100 shares. We think well of buy
ing Union Pacific and Western Union. Bnrling"
ton loaned ?i, New York Central 1-16, Missouri
Pacific 1-1 ti, Luke Shore 1-32, Lackawanna %,
Central Pacific 1-64, Western Union 1-32, Louis
ville & Nashville 1-64, Hudson *i, Jersey !o.
Northwestern flat. Points to sell New York Cen
tral and Lake Shore were given early. North
western was weak all day and showed no sup
port, but some day the bears will feel mighty
queer. All the Grangers were weak, but Chicago
investors were buying. St. Paul was pegged.
The coalers were weak, but at the close Lacka
wanna was in good demand in big blocks."
LATE CITY NEWS.
The Winona term of the United Statea
district court opens June 2.
The lamp posts around the state capitol
have been furnished with new globes.
Thirteen prisoners was the number in
carcerated at the city hall at one o'clock
Margaret Bradley again spends the Sab
bath in the cooler for drunkenness and dis
The jury brought in a verdict of §100 for
Nathan Silversteine against Officer James
Griffin for false arrest.
Charles Roustrom was arrested by Detec
tive O'Connor yesterday for forging an order
on Grunhagen <te Frey for cigars.
The ladies ' of Pacific church, on Acker
street, will give a sociable Tuesday, May 29th,
at the chapel. Entertainment and refresh
Patrick Regan and Mike O'Brien were ar
rested while engaged in a street fight at the
Fourth street tunnel at midnight and were
lodged in the calaboose.
Judge Brewer, of Kansas, the successor of
Judge McCrary as United ■ States circuit
judge, will preside at the June term of the
circuit court in St. Paul, which begins June
The test trial for their acceptance of the
new Amoskeog piston engine will be made
before the fire commissioners at the corner
of Third and Commercial streets on Monday
at 9 a. m.
Henry Hotke, Henry Flynn and Thos.
Mullala, who burglarized the store of Moliy
Wells, the Norris street jeweler, on "Wednes
day night, and stole rings, etc., were locked
up in the city hall last night.
James Barquette a colored vagrant was ar
rested last evening while trying to 6teer
an old stone mason who was intoxicated into
some out the way corner to rob him. Officer
Kenneally got on to the coon's job and
looked him up.
There was a bloody fight in a Seventh
6treet saloon at noon yesterday from which
one man rushed out into the street besmear
ed with gore. The affair was hushed up so
quickly, however, that nothing more definite
could be obtained.
During the severe storm last Friday John
Dale, foreman of a gang of men who were
laying water mains on Como avenue was
struck by lightning and severely shocked. A
couple of the mechanics employed at the St.
Paul foundry were struck by the same flash
C. H. Creel waltzed into the police court
yesterday afternoon and swore out a warrant
for the arrest of Frank Morrison on the
charge of assault and battery. Creel had a
bandage over his left eye and he claims that
the optic was damaged by Morrison with a
pair of brass knuckles. The case will be in
The jury in the £10,000 case of Sloan vs.
Becker, in the Wisconsin real estate suit, in
which Sloan mortgaged property to Becker
and the latter sold it, and now Sloan de
mands an accounting for.the money, went
out at noon yesterday and failing to agreed
up to midnight were bedde.d down in the
court house. It is not thought they can come
to an agreement and they will probably be
dismissed some time to-day.
Chris. Hoell, of St. Louis, the Pompier
ladder and life-saving apparatus inventor,
will return to that city on Tuesday. His ex
hibition with the St. Paul department on tho
seven stories of the Union block yesterday
gave the greatest satisfaction to the large
crowd of spectators, while the wisdom of
Chief Black and the fire commissioners in
purchasing this apparatus makes it apparent
that they are alive to the public interests and
Officer Sexton arrested three fool-hardy
lads named A. P. Bonberg, Thos. Kelley
and Pat. Royee at the Third street crossing
last evening in the attempt to mount a pass-
Ing train and steal a ride. They were
brought to the city hall, but were permitted
by Chief Clark to go home for the Sabbath
with the understanding that they would put
in appearance at the municipal court on
Monday morning. The city and railroad
authorities are both determined to break up
this dangerous practice and the sooner the
boys understand it the better and cheaper i*
will be for them.