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AMONG THE HORSES.
De Graff's Elysian Farm Young
sters Listed For the Mid
Bart, Atkins Congratulates Sherwood
011 His Purchasing Wood
* Vigilant " Tells of the Good Condition of
Kittson's Isaqueua aud Paui(iue.
The Great Volunteer—The Old Stallions
—Local and Miscellaneous
[This column will appear in the Globe every
Holiday morning. Pertinent correspondence will
be thankfully received aud should bo addressed
Turf Editor of the Globe.]
Stock advertisements will hereafter be in
serted in the Monday issue of the Globe im
mediately following the reading matter of the
horse department. In no other way can stock
be so cheaply or prominently advertisedas by
liking advantage of this opportunity. Figures
ivill be furnished on application, and adver
isementa can also occupy a corresponding
position in the weekly issue, if desired.
The Midway Sale.
On the 11th of June, as has been previous
ly announced, there will be a public auction
of high-bred trotting stock at Midway Park,
St. Paul. This stock will come from the
breeding stables of Commodore N. W. Kitt-
BOn, Charles A De-Graff and Geo. W. Sher
tvood. The sale will comprise about seventy
head of high-bred trotters, consisting of
young stallions, fillies, brood mares and geld
sited principally by such noted stallions
as Smuggler, Volunteer, Peacemaker, Geo.
Wilkes, Yon Arnim. Blackwood Jr., Alexan
der, Baymont, Indianapolis, Belmont, Ad
ministrator, Blue Bull and Ravenswood.
The terms will Lie ca~h, aud the sale will take
place rain or shine.
de graff's stock.
Commodore Kittson's stock is at the Mid
way, where it always has been. On Satur
day last Mr. DeGraff's stock was brought up
from Lake Elysian stock farm, and all the
youngsters were safely placed in the stables
at Midway. The following is a list of Mr.
No. 2. Atlantis, a bay gelding, two white
hind feet, flam Brunette, dam of Shelley
Chief, sire of Rolla, 2:28 This colt will be
a horse 16 hands high, and will make a trot
ter ur a gentleman's road horse.
No. 6. Headlight, a black gelding by
Railroad, dam Rachel D., by Exchange, sec
ond dam, dam of Atlantis. Any gentleman
in need of a pole team will findin these two
a team that will go well together.
No. 10. Murty, bay filly, hind ankles
•white, by Alexander, dam Glen Flora. This
filly is 15 hands 3 inches, kind and gentle,
broke single and double, and will make
somebody a fine driver on the road.
No. 14. Pivot, bay gelding, two white
hind feet, got by Elysian Alexander, son of
Alexander, 2:28%. This will make a sood
road horse and should prove a trotter, as his
dam, Winsome, is a trotter.
No. 18. (Xo name), bay gelding two
white hind feet by Alexander, dam Bessie.
This gelding will make a splendid road or
family horse. He has plenty of substance
No. 22. Bay brown gelding by Elosian
Alexander, son of Alexander, first dam by
Exchange, second dam a Morgan mare.
Will be sixteen hands nigh, good action and
similar to Bessie's colt. These two young
sters should make a fine pole team.
No 2G. Blue Grass Lassie, bay filly, three
White feet, got )^ Alexander, dam Miss
Hays by Eriekson, four years old, record to
wagon 2:Bo}£, sire of "boble 2:25, Erick,
four years old, record 2:28^, Bell 2:28!.£,
Nightengale 2:f19?.f. This is a beautiful
fllly will be good size and from her breeding
and action, cannot help to be a trotter.
No. 30. Agramante, brown colt by Alex
ander, dam Elysian Lass. This eoltis own
brother to Czar. They are marked alike and
are similar in action, aud should think this
would be another good pole team.
No. 34. Ada, second bay filly, three
white feet, by Alexander, first dam Ada, by
Dick Morgan. Here you have the Hambleto
nian and Morgan blood which insures you
a good road mare if not a trotter.
■ Xo. 38. Glen Lucy, four white feet and
a small blaze by Alexander, dam Glen Flora.
This is a snug, compactly built filly, with an
intelligent countenance, own sister to Murtv.
For action she will be as good at the 6ame
No. 40. Czar, brown gelding, tanned
flank and muzzle,with one hind ankle white,
by Alexander, dam Elysian Lass. Here is
your size, style and pedigree. He will make
alO hand horse. He will make a grand road
No. 50. Tonnerre, bay colt, one white
hind foot, by Alexander. "First dam Oxford
Maid, full sister to Menelaus sire of Cleona
2:lS*\f, by Rysdyk's Hambletonian; second
dam Jesse Bull, dam of Menelaus, by Long
Island Black Hawk; third dam by jackson
Duroc, son of Duroe; fourth dam by Coffin's
Messenger, son of imported Messenger. This
colt promises to become a grand "stallion.
He will/be sixteen hands full,and if a person
can ludge of one even so young by his gait,
as h£ trots over the field, "would pronounce
mm a troiter, sure. There is no better bred
animal in the stud book.
No. 54. Amethyst, bay gelding, four
white feet, by Elysian Alexander, son of
Alexander, dam Topaz. In this gelding are
found three of the great trotting strains.
This colt acts very much like a trotter.
No. 64. Bay filly, two white hind feet, by
Alexander, dam by Exchange. This vrifl
make a beautiful mare, as she will have
plenty of style, and will make a good road or
Wood ford IVilhes.
Mr. George W. Sherwood desiring to have
» first class stallion for his breeding stable
rent down into Kentucky and purchased
Woodford Wilkes, by George Wilkes, a two
year old, for which he paid §4,800 cash, in
Kentucky. This noted youngster reached
St. Paul last Wednesday in first class con
dition and was safely placed in his owners
stables, on Da3'ton!s Bluff. Quite a number
of gentlemen, as soon as they
learned he was here went over to
look at him and all came away
fully impressed with the idea that he
is a very superior animal. He is fifteen
hands three inches in hight, elegantly pro
portioned, and is further along and more
mature than most colts at four years of age.
He is large, weighs over 1,000 pounds, and
has a very solid and substantial appearance.
The breeding of this colt was given in the
Globe a short time ago. The purchase of
this colt by Mr. Sherwood naturally attracted
the attention of Mr. Barton Atkins, who is
well known in St. Paul as a gentleman well
informed in regard to horses and their
breeding. Mr. Atkins is now in Elmira,
from which place he writes as follows to Mr.'
Mr. G. W. Sherwood—St. Paul:
Dear Sir—l desire to congratulate you on
your recent purchase of the young stallion
Woodford Wilkes. He is a most royal bred
feilow, right in the lines of Wood that the ex
periences of the past ten years in breeding
the trotting horse, has revealed as among the
very best. It cannot be truthfully denied
that his sire, George Wilkes, stands to-day
as the most prepotent trotting sire ever foaled,
and through him your colt has the grand
combination of the blood of Hambletonian
and Henry Clay. Woodford Mambrino, the
sire of the dam of your colt, considering his
age and opportunities, has the grandest rec
prd on the turf, and in the stud, of any horse
Ibat ever lived. Woodbine, the dam of
Woodford Mambrino, will be famous as long
as pedigrees exist, as being also the dam of
Wedgewood and Brignolt. Whatever run
ning blood (if any) is required in the pedi
gree iif a trotting stallion, she, by the record,
furnishes the very best. Herraosa, the
gran dam of your colt, is known as the very
best of the brood mares sired by Alexander's
Edwin Forest, a horse that stands in the front
rank as an outcross in trotting pedigrees. And
then comes the great grandam bid Black
Hose, a famous marc, whose name will be a
familiar one as long as a pacing cross is ac
knowledged to be an element of speed
in n trotting pedigree. She has a grandson
that is the sire of a 2:14 trotter, and many
animals of high rank among her progeny.
I learn from a well posted gentleman who
saw and inspected your colt last month, that
in Woodford Wilkes you have a horse, as
well as a pedigree. <j£
Now let him be bred only to standard bred
mares, young and vigorous, not campaign
trotters, whose powers are worn and wasted,
and at a bound as it were, he will spring
into the charmed circle of the sires of 2:20
trotters. Of the hundreds of mares that
havt campaigned on the turf for the past
fifteen years, not one, by the record, is the
dam ot a trotter with a low record, and do
not expect your colt to do what the most
prepotent sires in the country have failed iv
doing. In short, the reputation your horse
is to make as a sire, depends altogether on
the class of mares bred to him. Give the
young man a chance. Again I congratulate
you an your enterprise in taking to Minne
sota the very best trotting bred slalliou ever
taken into the state. I wish you abundant
success iv the enterprise. Yours truly,
Elmira, May 10, 18S4.
" Panique is a great colt. Three weeks ago
the stable came to the conclusion that he
needed strong work, and he got it, with re
sults for the better. Lee has done all that
man could do with a hearty, great doer as the
colt is, and to-day he is a perfect specimen of
the rather smallish but great, muscular racer.
One cannot look at his grand quarters and
stifles without being struck with the world of
power reposing therein, and the one who
beats him in the Withers will have to run
close to 1.45. The Dwyers have long had
their eye on him. It is probable that Rowe
has seen enough, and in their waste walks to
gether Fitzpatriek has told McLaughlan what
a ripper the half brother of Iroquois was, for
the Dwyers have hinted the belief that if his
price! suited them they would take him. We
havi every reason to believe that the stable
felt they had the Withers as good as won.
Major Hubbard was not present when Bur
ton made his great trial, but it has,no doubt,
rather "rattled" him, as, indeed, it did all
the others interested."
"Vigilant" in Wilkes' Spirit speaks as fol
lows of Commodore Kittson's horses: "Issa
quena, too, has done all and more than we
expected of her since Major Hubbard, as an
experiment, directed a corn diet for her. The
filly has put on the hardest looking muscle,
and her action is like a swallow. It is pos
sible that should she make a good run in the
Ladies', she will wear the stable colors in the
Belmont. Nonage put in an appearance at
the eleventh hour, and at the invitation of
Mr. Riley we inspected her on Sunday, and
we thought a more blood-like mare never
stood on iron as we surveyed' her standing in
her box, her rich dark coat gleaming like a
piece of brown satin, over her great muscular
shoulders, down her ilan ks and over her
quarters. Riley has evidently made the
preparation of the maid of Brookdale a labor
of love, and should she suffer defeat it will
be no fault of his.
Two of the horses in John Murphy's stable,
Majolica, 2:17, and the famous pacer Little
Brown Jug, are now being shod under the
personal supervision of Mr. Robert Bonner,
and the lameness which has iv the past
affected them is rapidly disappearing. Lit
tle ]!rowu Jug's feet hay; grown out won
derfully under the treatment employed, and
from present appearances there is little doubt
that the present season will sec him as sound
as ever, in which ease none of the other
pacers will hava a license to beat him, as he
is game, as well as fast.
Commodore Kittson, who has been in
New York for some days, left that city on
Saturday in company with Gen. Sibley, for
Hopeful, record of 2:145/, was sold at Dan
Mace's sale in New York, en the 28th of
May, to Mr. Bush of Minneapolis for §2,800.
( mi Wednesday last, So So dropped a bay
MM Witt black points, at Glendale, Ohio.
T?ic (iratt Volunteer.
The renowned Volunteer attracted unusual
attention at the great horse show at Madison
Square garden. As Commodore Kittsoni
Mr. DeGrail and George W. Sherwopd, of St.
Paul, Mr. Post, of Fanbault, and others in
Minnesota, have in their stables representa
tives of this grand sire, the following from
the Turf, Field and Farm will prove inter
esting: "Volunteer attracts <rreat attention
at the horse show at Madison Square garden.
The door of his box is constantly open, and
the reception goes on hour after hour. Hund
reds of ladies caress the horse, and he sub
mits with the best possible grace. He is
thirty years old, and is the most famous of
living stallions. His eyes are bright, his
teeth good, his head and neck ctean, his
legs linn, and his muscles comparatively
free, from waste, although his back is badly
down. He is elastic in his movements, and
the critical eye traces in every line a horse
of resolute type, the highest of the Hamble
tonien tribe. In the show ring Volunteer
(yufrtc.d'off the prize. Under the conditions
attached, there could have been- no other
award. Mr. Goldsmith scouts the sugges
tion that an old stallion cannot get "colts
of strong vitality. He says he has some. Vol
unteers now in training which promise to
equal the best performances of the sons and
daughters of the stallion on record In the
adjoining box is Kearearge, son of Volunteer
and Clara, dam of Dexter and Dictator, and
he also attracts marked attention. In the
same section of the building Alcantara, sur
rounded by his children, holds popular recep
tions. He is breeding so well that Mr. Smith
lias put $12,000 into brood mares thisspring.
Biacotts have length, finish, nerve, force
and substance. Tom Moore, son of Jupiter
Abilalluh, is a handsome horse ami he carries
him'sulf proudly. Progenitor, by Blackwood,
out of Victoria, the sfster of Abilailah Chief,
is a big, powerful, rangy horse and his blood
i< valuable. Mr. Gurnee's coach stallion.
Tyrolien, has grown within the past twelve
mojntha and crowds gather in front of his
box. Conklin Boy, by Fleet's Hambletoni
an, out of Nancy Awful, dam of Rarus, has
many visitors, and Bayonne Prince comes In
for a large share of admiration. Although
the trotting exhibition is not large, it is of
The Ar/r of t/ic Stallion.
fTurr, Field and Farm.]
Those who advance the theory that a stall
ion cannot produce colts of the highest abili
ty niter passing its fifteenth birthday, should
study the history of Hambletonian, the
founder of a great trotting family. Abdal
lah, when twenty-five years old, was mated
with the Charles Kent mare— mare, by the
way. which was driven on the streets of New
York to a butcher's cart until she had grown
old and lame before being —and the re
sult was the bay horse which Mr. Kysdyk
christened Hambletonian, and which became
the sire of performers like Dexter, Nettie,
Orange Girl and Jay Gould, and of the pro
ducers of speed like Dictator, sire of Jay-eye
see, 2:10%: Harold, sire of Maud S.,
2:10-4; Alexander's Abdallah, sire of Gold
smith Maid, 2:14, and of Almont, sire of
Piedmont, 2:l7J£; Electioneer, sire of Wild
flower, two-year-old record 2:21, and Hinda
Rose, three-year-old record, 2:19 1., ; Startle,
sire of Majolica, 2:17; and Volunteer, sire
of St. Jnlien, 2:11^. Both Abdallah and
the Charles Kent mare had passed their
prime when they brought into the world one
of the most prepotent horses, judged by his
fruits, that ever lived. Mambrino Chief,
when eighteen years old. was bred to Wood
bine and got Woodford Mambrino, who
trotted in 2:21}.;, and who produced more
speed for the number of mares served than
any stallion that ever trod the soil of Ameri
ca, : A good stallion should not be discarded
simply beceuse he is going down the shady
side of the hill of life.
The road-house located at Fargo Fair Grounds
is for sale or rent. Address J. M. Morrison or
George Marelius, Fargo, D. T.
- - The Northern Michigan circuit advertises'
dates as follows: Eyart, June 35, 26 and 27: j
LncUnrfon, July 2, 3 and:4: Bis Rapids.'
TEE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBE. MONDAY MORNTSTG, JUNE 2, 1884.
July 9, 10 and 11, and Muskegon, July 10,
17 and 18. A total of $6,300 in purses will
be given at these meetings.
The dates for the Indianapolis meeting are
June 24, 25, 20 aud 27.
The Ohio association holds its meeting on
July 1, 2, 3 and 4, and the entries close June
9, one week from to-day.
The bay gelding Arab, that last year made
a record of 2:43}^' as a five-year-old in Cali
fornia, and was variously credited to Elec
tioneer and Gen. Benton, it now appears was
sired by Arthurton.
The Chicago Driving park offers a purse of
$2,500 to be trotted for at the summer meet
ing, free for all except Jay eye-sec. The
entries close on Monday next, June 2, with
D. L. Hall, secretary.
Mr. E. H. Douglass, Riverside stud, Ten
nessee, has recently sold the bay colt Roths- '
child (4), by Gen. Rousseau, dam Bonanza,
by imp. Bonnie Scotland, out of Jessamine,
by Brown Dick. Price $1,000.
Charles Booth, the colored jockey, who
was ruled off the Louisville course for cutting
down Incommode in a Bweepstake race, one
mile and a furlong, won by Himyar In 1:56,
at the Louisville fall meeting in 1579, has
been reinstated, which is a just reconsidera
tion of the former ruling.
Mr. C. B. Camp, of New Milford, Conn.,
has sold his bay gelding by Superb, dam
Nicotine, to Mr. Brown, of Providence, for
$1,900. He is five years old this spring,
stands over 16 hands, was bred by A. Knapp,
of Stanford, Dutchess Co., and sold by him
to Mr. Camp when two years old.
The bay filly Bandance, foaled ISB3, by
imp. King Ban, dam War Reel, by War
Dance, out of Dixie, by imp. Sovereign, the
property of Mr. Charles Littlefield, Eaton
town, N. J., died May 21, at the Dixiana
stud, Ky., from inflammation of the bowels.
Bandance was the full sister of Queen Ban,
and her loss is a heavy one.
Seven trotting horses have records of 2:14
and better, and six of these are grandsons
and granddaughters of Rysdyk's Hambleton
ian, while the breeding of the sire of the
other is really unknown. People who have
been listening to the talk of running-blood
enthusiasts should bear this fact in mind.
Trotting biood makes trotters.
It is pretty well understood in New York
that the Dwyers were pretty heavy losers on
Bob Miles in the Kentucky Derby. They
have always been followers of the colt, and
made repeated overtures to Williams for his
sale last season without success. They have
always been outspoken in the belief that he
would win the event, and so, for that matter,
were their friends and the stable generally.
Williams also fell heavy, and it is said the
blow is a terrific one.
On June 20 the first summer running meet
ing at Chicago, will have its opening day; it
will iast to the 28th, and during its con
tinuance thirty-seven races will be run and
$35,000 distributed. The great summer
trotting meeting, the carnival of the year,
begins on the national holiday, July 4, and is
continued on the sth, 7th, Bth, 9th, 10th, 11th
and 12th. In its brilliant list of entries are
included all the sensational stars of the trot
ting track, who will contend for a portion of
the 805,000 hung out by the association.
Le Mars Sentbul, 21: Nell Newton, prob
ably one of the best horsemen in this city,
went down to Sioux City this morning in
tending to purchase Hampton Girl for Rich
ard Hayes. In fact we understand that the
bargain was about concluded when he left
here. Hampton Girl, as sporting readers
will remember, is the daisy little mare that
walked away with Elmwood Chief some time
ago, and won for her backers a large sura, at
the same time astonishing the Chief's back
ers, and "letting them down" handsomely.
Subsequently, however, Hampton Girl was
beaten by the Chief. It is perfectly safe to
to say that Hampton Girl is able to throw
the dust in the face of any horse in the
Turf, Field aud Farm: A critical gentle
man writes to us from Louisville, where the
stables of Mr. Case Mr. Hickok are now
located: "During the winter, I believed,
like many others, that St. Julien had lost his
great speed and nerve force, but he is look
ing and going so smoothly now that I am al
together undecided as to what he may do this
season. Experience, skill and patience seems
able to accomplish almost impossibilites in
training, and these he has to pull him
through." Of Jay-Eye-See the same gentle
man writes: "He is very fast, has not made
a break this spring, and is altogether free
from sorenes, his feet having improved
greatly, and if nothing happens he willj be
pretty certain to do the trick before Septem
ber." Suppose that Maud S., St. Julien and
Jay-Eye-See should meet in a race, where is
the track that could accommodate the crowd.
The steamship Erin, of the National line,
arrived al New York on Wednesday last, May
21, having on board the stallion Stylites, the
property of the Earl of Aylesford, and im
ported aud controlled by William Eastern.
Stylites is a bay horse, foaled 1876 by Hermit
(son of Ncwminster), dam Coimbra, the dam
of Mr. D. D. Withers' Stonehentre. by Kings
ton; 2d dam Calcavella, by Birdeatehcr; 3d
dam Caroline, by Drone (Irish); 4th dam
Potentate's dam, by Don Juan; sth dam
Moll-in-the-Wad, by llambletonian ; 6th dam
Spitfire, by Pipator; 7th dam Farwell, by
Slope; Sth dam by Young Marske; 9th dam
by brother to Silvo; 10th dam sister to Strip
ling, by Button's Spot. Stylites is a good
bay, standing 16 hands, with great power
and substance on sound legs and feet.
He is the only son of the great Hermit in this
country, and as Stonehenge is a success he
should get race horses.
Some years ago there was a trotting race
on a certain western track, wherein John
Splan, Budd Doble, and other high-toned
drivers, took part. While these knights of
the sulky were preparing their trotters for
the start there appeared on the track as a
contestant a horse driven by a young col
ored man —a blonde mulatto. The judges
of the race, thinking that the aristocratic
horsemen would refuse to drive in a race
with a negro, called the owner of the horse
into the stand and stated to him the neces
sity of placing a less objectionable person in
his sulky. The colored boy, when informed
of the situation,drove to the stand and asked
the judges why they should object to him,
while making no objection to Mr. Splan ;
who, he claimed, wore a darker complexion
than himself. On hearing of this Splan
made his appearance, and, fully appreciating
the joke, requested the judges to allow the
young man to drive in the race, and then
turning to the latter, with a characteristic
fervor said: "Come on my boy—you are a
good one—you cau score up along-side of
me every time."
ST. PETER MONTHLY HORSE MARKET—
The first monthly horse market will be held
at St. Peter, Minn., on Wednesday, May 7, and
oc the first Wednesday of each month thereafter.
FOR SALE—Young Trotting Stock—l have
. several one anil two-year-old colts,' the get
of Baymont, 1,027, son of Alden Goldsmith, 337
out of standard mares. Colts all large and
rangy, fine looking, and unmistakably showing
the promise of speed. G. W. Sherwood. 42*
LAKE COMO STOCK FARM— have for sale
JU a nice lot of colts and fillies, one two and
three year olds, all standard bred, got by De-
Graff's Alexander, and by Thesens, by Adminis
trator, dam by Almont, son of Alexander's Ab
dallah. Also for sale, Oakwood, four years old,
by Alexander, standard, 1855.; W. L. McGrath!
"ORESTOX STOCK FARM, Preston, Fillmore
X County, Minn. For public service, Herod
(2:26%), the best bred Morgan living, Trample,
the most successful trotting sire of his age in the
northwest;, Comus, a first-class draft stallion.
For pedigrees and terms, address M. T. Grattan
The IronWorkers' Trouble Over.
PiTTsr.rr.G, May 31.—The conference com
mittee of the iron manufacturers and amal
gamated association met this morning and
signed last year's wages scale, with the addi
tion of twenty per cent. . advance j on | steel
rails and sheets. The > conference, which
was in ■session but a short time, was very
harmonious. The action averts a strike and
ensures steady work to 100,000 employes in
the iron mills country S for j one | year. The
iron workers are all jubilant over the amica
ble settlement of the threatened trouble. ■ .;;
Ward Makes an Assignment.
New York, Hay : 31.—Ferdinand Ward made
an assignment to-day. ,'■ Individual liabilities.
$85P,O0O: nominal assets, £-277,000; actual assets.
Mr. and Mrs. George S. Knight at the
The Oratorio of the "Messiah" at Market
The engagement of Mr. and Mrs. George
S. Knight, the popular comedians, in their
entertaining plays, "Otto" and "Baron Ru
dolph," commences at the Grand Opera
house this evening.
Referring to the comedy of "Otto," to be
presented this evening, the Philadelphia Press
"A full house, running over with enthusi
asm, greeted the return of Mr. and Mrs.
Knight to Philadelphia. The genial artists
received a most hearty greeting, Mr. Knight
especially finding evidence that friends at
home can appreciate real merit as well as
foreign critics, three rounds of salutatory ap
plause marking his entrance upon the stage.
Mrs. Knight also was honored with every
token of favor, and during the progress of
the play the stage was actually crowded with
flowers, harps, ships, anchors, bouquets and
baskets pouring across the footlights in un
precedented profusion. Such alloral ovation
has rarely been accorded to any artists, even
in liberal Philadelphia. "Otto" having been
plaj"ed here so recently, it is only necessary
to say that it is very well cast and beautifully
mounted at the Chestnut street. There were
no first night hesitations or shortcomings,but
right from opening to close the rippling
mirth, innocent jest, charming melo.Jy and
sparkling incidents flowed smoothly along
before the delighted audience, without drag
ging a line or a dull moment.
The Choral Society.
This evening at Market hall, will be re
peated Handel's magnificent oratorio, the
"Messiah" by the St. Paul Choral society,
under the direction of Signor Jannotta. To
those who were present at the initial ren
dition last week no words of commendation
are necessary, for seldom indeed have the
grand symphonies of this great composition
been given with such superb effect. The
ensemble of the society is well nigh perfect,
and the concerted work is beyond the pale of
criticism, while the solo work is deserving of
all praise. The Choral society have spent
many many weeks of preparation in
order to interpret the work of the great
master of melody truthfully and their ef
forts thus far have not been accorded the
meed of recognition due them. For the sake
of the society and in behalf of the musical
progress of the city, all lovers of music
should not fail to encourage a performance
so truly artistic and admirable. On the
score of merit alone Market hall this even
ing, should be filled to overflowing, and all
who attend may feel assured of being richly
The Gerinania Bank, Transfer Conipa-
Ny and Ashler Masonic Lodge.
Articles of incorporations were filed yes
terday with the secretary of state of the St.
Paul and Minneapolis Transfer Package De
livery company to operate and conduct a
general express business and to establish and
operate in connection therewith telephone
or electric call boxes, with the necessary poles
and wires in and between the cities of St.
Paul and Minneapolis. The bus
iness commences May 1 18S4.
for a term of thirty years with a
capital stock of §20,000 divided into 400
shares of 850 each to be fully paid in at the
time of the execution of the articles of in
corporation. The highest amount of indebt
edness is limited to 610,000 and the princi
pal place of business is to be at St. Paul.
John H. Kehoe is president, Richart F. Pratt
secretary, and Marcell S. Matthews treasurer,
who are the incorporators and also the first
board of directors.
Articles of incorporation were filed with
the secretary of state yesterday of Ashler
Lodge, No. 61, Free and Accepted Masons,
of Eyota, with E. M. Western, worshipful
master; Wm. Reynolds, senior warden, and
Milo Watterson, junior warden. The names
of the charter members are Edwin Dunn,
Walter Dixon, Charles Gates, J. F. Price, O.
S. Armstrong, E. H. Derby, G. B. Koff, L.
M. Cole, Geo. Gould, S. C. Ketebom, H. E.
Doty, J. B. Copley, P. J. McDonald, John
Jones, S. E. Keeler, E. H. Dewey, S. M. Wil
lis, W. J. Christie, R. K. Evans, and Wm.
Articles of incorporation were filed with
the secretary of state yesterday of the Ger.
mania bank of St. Paul with a capital stock
of $300,000, divided into 3,000 shares. The
articles of association date from June 2,
1884, and the same are to terminate the first
Monday in June, 1914. It is provided that
the capital stock, as well as the number of
the shareholders therein may be increased
from time to time by resolution
shareholders passed by a majority
thereof, but the amount of capital stock shall
not be increased beyond $1,500,000. The
names of the incorporating shareholders are
Ernst Albrecht, Adam Decker, Maurice
Auerbach, Alexauder Ramsey, Michael Dc
fiel, Charles Friend, Enoch T. Berrisford,
Daniel D. Merrill, George Benz,
Albert H. Lindeke, Francis yon
Heyderstadt, A. S. Foster, Wm.
Bickel, Philip Reilly, Michael R. Prender
gast, Peter Kerst, Peter Thauwold, Edward
R. Bryant, Edward H. Schliek. Frank Si-.hliek,
Jr., Ward D. Flower, David D. Lambie, Os
car E. Holnian, E. J. Hodgson, Charles L.
Horst, Thomas Skok, Daniel Kelly, James
H. Brown, W. J. Pennerman, W. F. Bickel.
A SURPRISE PARTY.
Capt. Ed. Bean the Eecipient of a
Capt. Ed. Bean, superintendent of the
mailing department of the postofliee, was on
yesterday treated to a genuine surprise par
ty. Some time ago before the departure of
the dreamy eyed Bosworth, Capt. Bean used
to be in charge of the railway postal service,
from which he withdrew to accept the posi
tion formerly held by the beautiful Baby.
While in charge of the mail service Capt.
Bean made a host of friends, and the boys
in his department were all stuck on him, so
After his leaving that branch of the serv
ice they got up a scheme to make him a
present and the movement has been under
way for several weeks. Yesterday morning
wh^n Capt. Bean came down to the post
office he found the gang laying in wait for
him and before he could catch his breath the
genial Joe Sprague stepped to the front and
in a neat speech-presented him on behalf of
the boys, a magnificent easy chair. The chair
is unique in its way, the arms,
supports, back, etc., being composed of pol
ished horns, while the easy part of the chair
is of velvet plush. It is a daisy of a chair
and the cost was $100. The captain was
speechless for a while, but on recovering his
surprise, he expressed his heartfelt thanks.
The office held by the Kidneys ts one of
importance. They act as nature's sluice-way
to carry off the extra liquids from the system
and with them the impurities both those that
are taken into the stomach and those that are
formed in the blood. Any clogging or inac
tion of these organs is therefore important.
Kidney-Wort is Nature's efficient assistant in
keeping the kidneys in good working order,
strengthening them and inducing healthy ac
tion. If you would get well and keep well,
A Bold Burglary.
During Saturday night thieves obtained
entrance to the shanty in the Union depot
yard used as a receptable or depot for storing
candy, books, etc. sold by peddlers on the
trains, and the sum of $90 and a watch were
secured. The place is in charge of Mr.
Scheffer, the_ general agent, and entrance
was obtained by cutting a hole into the door
and sliding the lock back. The theft is sup
posed to have been the work of some of the
candy butchers who were acquainted with
Yesterday forenoon Officer Laurell arrest-
Ed Odilon Blandry, a young candy pedler,
on suspicion of being concerned on the af
fair. Blandry was arrested last week on the
charge of stealing a diamond engagement
ring from a young girl at the European ho
tel. He was fined $25 at the time and dis
charged. When arrested yesterday the ring
was found en his person, aud he identified
two handkerchiefs as belonging to him which
were found in the place burglarized.
Gould Will Hare No Easy Job.
Although Gould's scheme to secure the
Wabash road has thus far met with no oppo
sition, yet the indications are that he will
strike some snags before many days have
passed. The parties having back claims
against the Wabash do not propose to lose
them, and when they bring their cases be
fore the courts and expose Gould's scheme
they think the Wabash will be compelled to
pay up the claims before Mr. Gould is allow
ed to carry out his so-called funding scheme,
which, as they say, means nothing more nor
less than to take the profitable lines of the
Wabash with the bonds he and his friends
hold, and leave all others having claims
against the company out in the cold. As
far as the employes of the road are
concerned—none of whom have received
their April wages and many of whom have
salaries due them for several months back—
they mean to take the law into their own
hands, and if they do not receive their wages
up to the end of April bfy to-night a general
strike will be inaugurated. The strike would
have been commenced yesterday, but owing
to promises that the pay car would come
around to-day the employes decided to wait
until Monday. Mr. Gould's action in having
the road placed in bankruptcy before it de
faulted on its interest the men claim was ev
idently in anticipation of a strike, it being
his intention to have the men interfering
with the movement of trains punished for
contempt of court. It is not likely, however,
that any such scheme, even if it was ever
contemplated, will succeed, and the courts
will no doubt see to it that the men are fairly
treated and Gould compelled to pay their
just and hard-earned dues.
Articles of association have been filed at
Little Rock, Arkansas, with the secretary of
state for the Kansas City, Arkansas & Fort
Smith Railway company. The road will be
built from Kansas City to Fort Smith. It
will strike Arkansas in Boonc county, thence
through Washington, Crawford and Sebas
tian counties to Fort Smith. The capital
stock is §1,500,000. A. Birden, B. S. Mor
ris, J. R. Rutherford, J. B. Newbury, and A.
J. Egy are the board of directors.
Two hundred and fifty shopmen of the
Wabash, St. Loui3 & Pacific railroad, at
Peru, Ind., quit work at 10 o'clock Friday
morning, giving as a reason that the com
pany was behind in paying their wages.
General Manager S. S. Merrill, of the Chi
cago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway com
pany, has reached home after his long jour
ney in quest of health. He is somewhat
wearied with the return trip, which was not
made in the leisurely manner which marked
the journey out, but his health appears to be
almost completely restored. Mrs. Merrill,
ivho has been with her husband on his trip,
insists that he shall have a short time of en
tire rest and quiet, free from all excitement
and from the annoyance of visitors. At the
end of that time he will resume the duties
incident to his position.
BUTT'S CHALLENGE ACCEPTED.
A Lively Sparring- Match on the
Yesterday's issue of the Globe contained
a challenge from W. A. Butt, champion
light-weight sparrer of this city, to E. A. La-
Dow, the alleged champion "light-weight of
the Pacific coast, in which the latter was in
vited to meet Butt in a glove match of four
rounds, Marquis of Queensberry rules, for
a stake of from $100 to $500.
That the challenge has borne fruit, and
that a nice mill is on the tapis, will be seen
from the following reply, received last night:
St. Paul, Minn., June 1, 18S4.
To Tnn Editor: While looking through
the columns of your paper this morning I
saw a challenge directed to me from Mr. W.
A. Butt, wishing to Spar me four rounds,
Marquis of Queensbery rules. In return to
his challenge will say, that lam ready and
willing to spar him four rounds Marquis of
Queensbery rules for §100 (one hundred
dollars), for neat points in sparing. Will
meet him at any place he may choose to
mention for signing articles. Hoping to
hear farther of this, I remain,
E. A. LaDow, St. Paul.
The result is anticipated with great inter
est by the sporting fraternity of St. Paul.
Henry Tyler, of this city, called at the
Globe office last night and requested it an
nounce he'would accept the challenge of
Butts, and that he would spar him with hard
or soft gloves or bare knuckels at any time
or place for a stake ranging from §100 to
Dorman vs. Routh & Routh.
To the Editor of the Globe:
As your reporters have thoroughly adver
tised the fact of there being a case as adver
tised above, and that the plaintiff claimed
§25,000 (twenty-five thousand dollars) dam
ages for alleged gross mal-trcatment at the
hands of the defendants, and have barely
mentioned that the jury found for the de
fendants, may we ask that you do us the
justice of publishing this brief explanation:
Last summer a man named Dorraan, pass
ing through St. Paul, broke his leg, and it
was the misfortune of the undersigned to
have been sent for to attend him.
Because of a scrofulous constitution the
union of the frasments of the broken bone
was delayed, but the ordinary treatment, suf
ficiently prolonged, resulted in a perfect re
covery. The after effects were such only as
would be expected in such a subject, and, as
we told him then, and he has fully realized
since, time and exercise would remove them
in due course.
Our relationship with him was cordial and
pleasant up to the time of the presentation of
our bill, three weeks after the discontinuance
of treatment, all this time he being perfectly
satisfied with our treatment, and being appar
ently one of our best friends. A controversy
in reference to the bilL caused decidedly un
pleasant feelings, but we ihought nothing of
We heard nothing more of him until we
were served with a notice of a suit for the
modest sum of §25.000 (twenty-five thousand
dollars) damages for having by "maltreat
ment, the result of lack of skill and common
sense" caused the plaintiff "great bodily
anguish, and almost paralyzed and ruined
The bare reading of the complaint by an
unbiased and reasonable person carried with
it its own refutation, for it was absurdity its
self. The amount claimed was preposterous,
but no more so than the charges in the com
Several of the leading physicians and sur
geons of St. Paul, and one of Minneapolis,
testified that our treatment of the plaintiff
was entirely proper, and that the conditions
testified to by him could not have existed
without the certain loss of his leg and the
possible loss of his life.
It being conclusively proven that there
had been no malpractice the jury gave a ver
dict in our favor. Dks. Route: astd Eouth.
Detroit, Mich., May 31.—Friday afternoon
two boilers in a mill belonging to Rood &
Thayer, one mile east of Mcßrides, iloiiteatin
county, exploded, and literally demoralized the
mill. Wesley Ammon, foreman, Augustus New
man and M. Mathews were in the engine room
at the time of the explosion and were Instantly
killed. Their bodies were removed from tho
ruins in a terribly mutilated condition. Charles
Savers, the head sawyer, had his arm broken
badly, and it is feared is fatally injured. Peter
Cramer was badly injured about the head and
back, but is not likely to recover. Joseph
McCullough and Win. Dyson were also badly in
jured. It is reported that the wife of one of the
men cut her throat last night and killed herself,
crazed by the sudden terrible shock.
Somerville Bros., book and stationary store,
on Main street, was partially burned last night.
Loss. Si 1,000: insnred for $3,000.
Collected and Forwarded by Telegraph
to the Daily Globe.
(Fargo Special Telegrams Jnno Ist to the St.
Mandan now insists upon 2,700 population,
and the appearance of the place indicates
about those figures.
The Tyndall Tribune has confidential in
formation of thi3 sort: "James (i. Blame
will be nominated at Chicago on the first,
second or third ballot. Mark the prediction."
There arc only eighty-nine inmates of the
penitentiary at Sioux Falls, which is not
large for 400,000 people. Borne insist that
there are a good many more who should be
The comedian John Dillon the past week
drew some of the finest houses ever seen in
Wahpeton. They were greatly pleased with
him aud his company.
According to this Jamestown has no ear
for brass music: "Jamestown has a brass
band that it is tryingto suppress. The Capi
tal ursjes the authorities to see that it sliull
not discourage immigration by playing near
the depot when trains arrive loaded with
One man in Turner county claims to have
killed over 800 wolves this season, selling
the skins to traders and scalps yielding
bounty. He says he runs them to their lairs
with hounds and digs them out, making $800
a month. He is believed to put a good deal
of ozone into his stories.
All doubt as to Rev. Dr. Blackburns ac
ceptance of the presidency of the university
of north Dakota, at Grand Forks, has been
removed. He was one of the leading clergy
men at Cincinnati, and his departure is
greatly regretted by his society and the peo
ple of that city generally.
There is quite a furore among the younger
classes at Wahpeton over the opening at the
new roller rink. The place is beautifully
lighted and the cornet band adds to the at
tractions. The youth and beauty, for which
especially the latter the place claims an un
usual share, throng the place evenings and
have merry times.
In regard to the corn crop of south Dakota
the Sionx Falls Tress 6ays: "Nothing but a
climatic calamity will now prevent the corn
harvest in this section from being one of un
precedented proportions. All the conditions
are very favorable for a rousing big yield,
and a big corn crop means a big and. profit
able hog crop for our grangers next winter."
The G. A. R. post at Wahpeton, under
command of Col. Gregg, held a very success
ful memorial exercise on the 30th, the
schools, societies and fire department join
ing in the procession. The Opera house
was filled and all the features were appropri
ate. Maj. G. B. Barnes delivered the
memorial address. There are several privates
in this post.
Some sixty-five tons of buffalo bones have
been shipped from Valley City and the crop
is so large that the price dropped from $8 to
$6 a ton. These defunct animals appear to
have been quite impartial in distributing
their bones over all parts of north Dakota.
They will soon be known only in tradition
and the Indian will follow them to the happy
hunting grounds or bone yards.
Grand Forks observed the 30th in an ex
tremely creditable manner. Business was
suspended for a time in compliance with the
proclamation of the mayor, and a procession
under direction of Col. Ferris, and Hon.
Wm. Budge, with the band, comprised the
city aethorities, fire departments, societies,
schools, etc., and marched to the cemetery
where an elaborate programme was had. The
few graves of soldiers were decorated with
flowers, and there was singing and martial
music, recitation by Lindstrom and Robin
son, songs by the schools, and a very ap
propriate address by Hon. W. A. Selby, a
veteran who earned his epaulets.
Fargo, the Flourishing.
President Sargent, of the Fargo Southern,
was in the city, and let the contracts for the
depot buildings, etc., here yesterday.
It is understood that Col. Plummer is re
leased from duty on the Itepublkan since the
lease by the Jordans. It has been spreading
out too broadly for financial advantage in
. The Fargo Thespians won new laurels by
their entertainment the past week, and had
a fine house. They now go into summer
quarters. The Spanish Students also had
good houses and gave satisfaction.
Tha celebration of Memorfal day in Fargo
was had in accordance with a well arranged
programme Friday, a large number of those
going to Chicago waiting to the night train
to meet the special at St. Paul Saturday
morning. Fargo and Moorhead united and
formed a procession composed of the schools,
fire department and various organizations,
with officials and magnates, making a nice
but not very formidable display. They march
ed to the city park where the programme
was carried out in the main under the direc
tion of General Capehart and the G. A. R.
Post. The oration delivered by Rev. Mr.
Kaufman was largely the same as on Sunday
but admirably pronounced and listened vo
with great attention. The only thing to mar
the occasion was the absence of the private
soldier. He had gone to Chicago. The
lowest rank represented was captain. There
were a few lieutenants here at one time, but
they have been promoted.
Col. Plummer accompanies the excursion
to Chicago arrayed like one of Solomon's
lilies, and will help out in the speech making
at the stations along the route. His Webster
ian mien and powerful delivery will make a
fine accompaniment to Col. Donan's starry
flights— the heavy base. There are many
incredulous about all the delegation obtain
ing seats in the convention. It will be
found probably that they will only be able to
enter at one door, except those who pas 3as
statesmen and are put upon the stage with
the notables. A door-keeper will have a
blind eye. The influence that proposes to
admit them is strong for Logan and the
crowd will be expected to strain their lungs
for the swarthy senator when the signals are
given. They will show the effect of Dakota
ozone upon the lungs, and make themselves
heard all over the city. They go. prepared
however to helloo for the nominee.
JHtmarek, the Capital City.
The Bismarck Tribune sees these among
the cheerful effects of the supreme court de
cision : "The decision of the supreme court
in the capital commision case, endorsing
Bismarck as the capital of the territory, has
already made a decided difference in trade
and prospects here. It has given the people
confidence, renewed their hopes, allayed all
fears, and set at rest the vexed and import
ant questions of Dakota's seat of govern
ment. But, perhaps the greatest benefit to
be derived from this early settlement of the
question, Is the impetus it gives to railroad
building. It is now conceded by all that the
railroads will push on to Bismarck from the
southwest, thus giving direct communica
tion with Chicago and the lakes, and insur
ing for this city a permanent and perpetual
increasing wholesale trade. Add to this the
best prospect for a splendid crop since the
settlement of Dakota, and'the fact becomes
apparent that the prosperity and progress of
Bismarck henceforth will be firm and un
A serenade and ovation were given Capital
Commissioners McKenzie and Hughes 6n
their return from Tankton with the scalps of
the enemy. The mutual admiration was in
tense and mingled with pathos. Those gen
tlemen are now the popular idols of the capi
tal, and if there was unfortunate opportun
ity it would be easy to secure the erection of
handsome monuments to them there now.
Memorial day was celebrated there in good
style and with enthusiasm that now pervades
the atmosphere of that region at present.
Bismarck proposes to make an unusual
spread on the Fourth of July. It Is promised
thai an excursion of Illinois land seekers
numbering 200 will reach the place on that
day, under charge of Mr. Conibear. It is
thought that it will have a fine effect to see
the eagle flying higher and bigger than ever
Completion of the Milwaukee
Alexander Mitchell to Banquet the
Members of the Club.
Death of Sirs. Frank Siller—The Smith and
Burt Estates in Probate.
[Special Correspondence of the Globe.]
Milwaukee, May 31.—The new club house
of the Milwaukee Club is receiving the fin
ishing touches, and will be formally opened
next week. It is an elegant place situated
on the corner of Wisconsin and Jefferson
streets—northeast corner of the square—and
will be a vast Improvement on the present
quarters of the club in the roomy old Wal
cott homestead on the opposite corner, now
the property of Dr. Miner. The new build
ing is rather quaint in appearance, the result
of a combination of the Queen Anne and
Swiss features of architecture. It is not
heavily encumbered with "gingerbread"
ornamentation, but is just plain enough to
be neat, and with its domed octagonal tower
on the corner presents a double facade state
ly in character and suggestive of
elegance and solidity. The building
has a frontage of 100 feet
on Jefferson street and fifty-seven on Wis
consin, and is faced with Philadelphia press
ed brick and trimmed with brown sandstone
and terra cotta. The interior is commodious
and is arranged to meet every requirement
of the club. • The accommodations including
library, billiard room, cafe, dining room,
a general lounging room, wine-room, ser
vant's hall, store-room, laundry, toilet and
bath room, etc. The main entrance is on
Jefferson street, through a wide arched door
way. The property and building cost in the
neighborhood of 560.000, and the interior
furnishings about §10,000 additional.
The Milwaukee club contains on its mem
bership roll the names of leading young and
old business men of the city. While it is not
aristocratic or exclusive in scheme, its de
mocracy is of a level that precludes the en
trance of impecunious swells or society bar
nacles. The club is officered as follows:
President, Alexander Mitchell; vice presi
dent, Jas. C. Spencer; treasurer, G. S. Bige
low; secretary, R. L. Jennings. It has a
membership of about 300. It is announced
that about two weeks after the dpening, Mr.
Mitchell will tender a banquet to the mem
bers. The affair will no doubt be an elegant
one, fully up to the great banker's style of
doing things in that line, and well
worthy of record as the initial
event of a new era of social communion
among the leading men of the City of Bricks.
At that banqnet the president will probably
see a few—there are not many of the pioneer
business men who commenced with the city
away back in the '30s. If the occasion will
permit of meditation, he will have an op
portunity to measure the difference between
PAST AND THE PRESENT
in regard to the entertainment of commer
cial guests. Should ex-Gov. Harry Luding
ton and Hon. E. D. Holton be present, they
can assist his memory to pointers as to how
early day customers were favored with an
exhibition of the metroplitan elephant. But
perhaps a more vivid account can be given
by the middle-eged merchants who "did
things up brown for the boys" when the city
was already quite pretentious. The retro
spect will be highly favorable to the new
order of things, for it is commonly under
stood that the mission of city clubs is to give
merchants a place of respectability wherein
visiting patrons may be entertained. The
improvement of all means of communication
has lessened to a great extent the necessity
of apersonal supervision of buying by tribuj
tary merehants,but there are visitors enough
warrant any improvement that may be made
in the measure of their entertainment while
in the city. The new style will be less pro
ductive of elephantine heads and headaches,
and will leave visitors with brains clear
enough to remember the extent and class of
their purchases. Viewed from a local stand
point the club has taken a position that will
arouse the pride and command the good will
of all public spirited citizens.
In the probate court Wednesday morning
Mrs. Elizabeth thompson Bnrt, widow of the
late samuel P. Burt, filed a petition for the
appointment of Wm. P. McLaren as admin,
istrator of the estate of her deceased hus
band. Mr. Burt left personal property con
sisting of stock in several corporations the
value of which is unknown, but supposed to
be quite large, and real estate valued at
§15,000. One third of this property will go
to his yougg widow, whose advent into first
circles as Mr. Burts wife after having been a
housekeeper or governess in his family, was
frowned, upon so darkly by the codfish aris
tocracy of the city. Mrs. Amanda G. Tabor,
mother ot Mr. Burt's first wife, also filed a
petition setting forth the death of Mr. Burt,
who was the administrator of the estate of
his deceased wife, who died March 18,; 1883,
leaving property valued at $SO,OOO, and ask
ing for the appointment of Benlamin K.
Miller as administrator. These statements,
while they do not in any way detract from
the memory of Mr. Burt, effectually explode
the claim of ownership of millions, as set up
by his friends. The term millionaire is
bandied too freely in these days of big for
tunes and bigger expectations. All of the
first Mrs. Burt's money went into the ele
gant mansion on Prospect street.
The cost over and above that
amount was "pieced out" from
Mr. Burt's fortune. The property left by
Mrs. Burt No. 1 will of course go to the two
children. This added to the two-thirds of
Mr. Burt's estate will make a comfortable
"nest egg" for the orphaned boy and girl.
On Wednesday morning application was
also made for the appointment of John B.
Koetting, cashier of the South Side Savings
bank, as administrator of the estate of the
late Tullo H. Smith, whose disappearance
and mysterious suicide in New Orleans was
one of the topics of last week's letter. It
was generally believed Mr. Smith possessed
property to the value of about $60,000.
Contrary to the usual run of things, it was
discovered that this was an underestimate,
and that deceased possessed personal prop
erty valued at $75,000 and real estate .valued
at $50,000. One-third of this property will
go to Mrs. Smith, and one-third each to
Leonard T., the son, aged 1G j'fears, and
Lottie C-, the daughter, aged 8 years.
In a recent letter mention was made of the
return from the south of Frank G. Siller and
family with the remains of Charles F. Siller,
Mr. Siller's only son, aged 20
years, who died of typhoid fever
In Florida, where the family had
spent the winter. Death has again invaded
the Siller household, this time in a more sud
den and shocking manner. Wednesday
morning, as Mr. and Mrs. Siller were driving
down Farwell avenue in a buggy a heavy
team attached to an ice wagon ran away and
collided with the Siller vehicle, throwing the
Sillers out. Mr. Siller escaped with slight
injuries, but his wife was so badly hurt that
she died during the afternoon. This is in
deed a sad case. Of a household of four per
sons who several months ago were wrapped
in mutual enjoyment only two now remain —
Mr. Siller and his daughter Hilda—to mourn
over two new made graves. Verily time is
fleet of foot and his changes startling.
MED AMONG STRANGERS.
Nearly two weeks ago John Schuett, a Ger
man whose antecedents were never very
clearly established to his new made friends
in this city, disappeared after a night's de
bauch with several boon companions, and
after several days of fruitless search his body
was found in the river near Oueida street
bridge with a bullet hole in the breast. O\r
ing to the low character of the places where
in the dead man had spentthe last hours of
his life, suspicion of murder was immedi
ately aroused. But the coroner's
investigation failed to establish,
reasonable grounds for a direct finding 'A
murder, and a Don-committal verdict was
rendered. With all its base and demoraliz
ing features the death of this man of tbe
world—probably a scapegrace at his German
home—was made a subject of sad thought
by a letter received from Wittmund, Ger
many, on the day the verdict was rendered,
from the dead man's sister Elise. It speaks
of the joy at thought of his return, and ad
vises an early start so that the absent one
may be present at "Aunt Meta's wedding."
In a postscript the writer naively conveys
her desires in the way of a present from
America in these words: "Dear Johannes, if
you should be at a loss what to get for me,
don't bother your head about it, and only
think about a little watch for me, that I would
like to own very much indeed." Here we have
the death of a wayward man made pitiful by
a "letter from home,'" written by a loving
sister. Truly woman's devotion transcends
all other love and reaches into the pit of
death. Can any one lightly picture the
scene in that far-away German home when
the news arrives; not that the prodigal has
returned to give his loving sister that "little
watch," but the cold official statement thiit
on a certain date the remains of a man bear
ing the name of John Schuett were taken
from the river at Milwaukee, with a bullet
wound in the breast; that the body was buri
ed pending the receipt of advices from fam
ily friends i Schuett's parents are said to be
quite well off in Germany. A calvary sabre
found among the dead man's effects is ac
cepted as evidence that he had served in the
THE SHORT OP IT.
Frederick Layton, the well-known provis
ion dealer, sailed for Europe Wednesday.
He has crossed the Atlantic nearly fifty
Miss Magaret Sanderson, daughter of the
prominent miller, wheat speculator and poli
tician, will be married to Capt. Budd, of the.
United States Army, at All Saints' Episco
pal cathedral, at 8 o'clock on the evening of
June 10. Thirteen hundred invitatiou3
have been issued.
Mrs. D. W. Eaton, who will be remem
bered by most Milwaukeeans under her
maiden name of Isaphine McCarter and who
was once an acknowledged belle, is engaged
to he married to a wealthy Londoner named
Pond. Mr. Pond is said to have an estate,
a shootiM;-box and all that. Mrs. Eaton has"
been a «dow about a year and a half. Her
husband was found dead in bed at the Plan
kin ton house.
Geo. C. Markham, the lawyer, and Horn
Caspar M. Sanger, and his daughter Minnie,
have returned from a winter sojourn in Cali
Wm. E. Fitzgerald, son of Capt. John
Fitzgerald, of the Milwaukee Shippard com
pany, will be married to Miss Jessie L. Black
burn, at the home of the young lady's par
ents at Xorrie, Wis., on the 4th pros. Mi>s
Blackburn was formerly a resident of thi3
The exposition will open this year on Sat
urday, September 13, and close on Saturday,
The engagement is announced of An
drew A. Hathaway, a popular and wealthy
young man of this city to Miss Julia Finney,
daughter of Fred N. Finney, ganeral mana
ger of the Wisconsin Central railway.
The Chicago Sews has closed its bureau in
this city and J. S. Stickney, who has been in
charge of it, has gone to Chicago to take a
position upon the staff of the paper. The
other Chicago papers still occupy their old
field with satisfied air. The fast mail boom
has not been lasting in its effects, however.
The remains of Geo. E. Prentiss, who was
killed by the cars at Minneapolis, were buried
from the residence of his father Wm. A.
Prentiss yesterdas afternoon. A number of
the members of company A First Wisconsin
,three month's volunteers, of which deceased
had been a member, were present.
E. H. Brodhead declines to serve as com
missioner of public parks which position he
had been appointed by the mayor.
Monroe Rindskopf, a wayward scion of a
well known family in this city, is in jail at
San Francisco charged with, forging and
Geo. M. Allen, who for the past six years
has kept the news stand in the Kirby house,
died Thursday morning from an abeess in
the throat. He was about sixty-two years of
age and had never married.
Thirty canJidetes were examined Thurs
day afternoon by Dr. J. M. Gregory, of the
civil service commission assisted by the lo
cal board. Dr. Gregory will conduct an ex
amination at Minneapolis, June 9, an at St.
Paul the following day.
tW Decorative Abt.—Explicit directions
for every use are given with the Diamond
Dyes. For dyeing Mosses. Grasses, Eggs,
Ivory, Hair, etc. 10c. Druggists keep them.
Wells, Richardson & Co., Burlington, Vt.
Building 1 Permits.
Building Inspector Johnson issued the
following permits to build yesterday:
Moses M. Nephew, one and one-half story
frame dwelling on south side of Charles,
between Kent and Dale, $600.
Oswald Steirlen, repairs on two story frame
dwelling on south side of Fort, between
Fifth and Sixth, $500.
Catharine Darrah, two story frame dwel
ling on east side of Olive, between Grove
and Eleventh, $7,000.
George Wiehman, two story frame dwel
ling on north side o£ Fifth, between Bates
and Maple, §2,300.
E. 11. Frank, one story frame dwelling on
north side of Fifth,between Bates and Maple,
John Olsen, one story frame kitchen on
west side of W'oodbridge, between Atwater
and Milford, $100.
Frank J. Allgauer, one story frame kitchen
on north side of Fairfield, between Eva and
John Sehn, one story frame dwelling on
east side of Josette, between Martin and St,
The Y. IT. C. A. of St. Paul.
The Y. M. C. A. have placed in their par
lors tables with chess, checkers, parcbeseigo
bang, and several other games, which arc
free to all members and any gentlemen they
The Saturday evening young men's meet
ings are increasing in attendance, there hav
ing been respectively forty and forty-three
present on the 24th and 31st inst. The 3
o'clock bible study and 4 o'clock gospel meet
ing and song service yesterday afternoon
were well attended and interesting, the latter
having an attendance of 190, and being ad
dressed by Mr. D. R. Noyes and others.
The Kiralfy's appear In Chicago in their
new spectacular piece to-morrow night.
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