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ST. PAUL NEWS.
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THE SYMPATHETIC JUDGE.
THE SYMPATHETIC JUDGE.
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Ke Once More Showed His Warm Heart
He Once More Showed His Warm Heart
Wlien He Suspended Maffgie's
Taken Altogether, it was a Lively Day for
the Police Court Officials.
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The pale, white arms of the morning mist
The pale, white arms of iho c.ornin™ mist
Folded her' tight in its cold embrace,
As the scattering color coyly kissed
- The blossoms of booze on her tawny face.
Poor .Maggie Middleton; she looked sad
and rocky as she appeared in the pen yester
day, and when her case was called she
"jumped up and save bizzonor a great song
and dance, as it were. The "fly bob" stated
that he had found Maggie at 1 a. m. sleeping
off her toot in the rear of the St. Paul hotel. *
How she did plead for one more chance, say
ing that she would leave the city instanter.
The court sentenced her to ninety days and
suspended judgment provided she would
6kip out by noon and not enter a saloon in
Dan and Wm. Dougherty had been in a
agbt, and their frescoed mugs bore graphic
testimony of the encounter. The tattle was
waged near the Hotel Ryan, aud a full ac
count of the affair appeared in yesterday's
issue of the GLOW. Both men bad been
loaded with budge, and during the row Dan
pulled * a gun on bis namesake '.
and whacked him on the bead.
Yesterday their faces looked as picturesque
es a seven-op chroma, They pleaded guilty
and were fined ten bills eacb, lor their dis
orderly and Dan was taxed an extra ten spot
for carrying a concealed weapon. He paid
and Wm. went to the joint for ten days.
John Gray, an old man, was charged with
calling Margaret Greenwood, a Frenchwo
man with black eyes and a temper of her
own. bad names. The latter testified that
he hiid threatened to break her head, but the
evidence showed that both parties were to
blame and the accused was disci arced.
The court then vvtilated the row at
Horan's saloon, and Jame. Norris, James
Monahan] lr- k Hoars, and Frank Holran,
the latter -.-. kid, Wi-ru arranged as the prin
cipals to the combat The men had been
shaking dice ior the drinks, and the row
grew out of a dispute over the change. The
barkeeper endeavored to bounce them when
the fight became general, and the pale sir
was tided with hats, beer glasses, sections of
the mirror, boots, dice and tilings. Morris
went out for twenty days, aban paid $.0,
Rogers $15, and Holran $10. Bonn
was then arraigned op the charge
of selling liquor to a minor
and he was fined $.5. Subsequently
Monahan swore out a warrant "for the arrest
of Horan on the charge of threatening to
whip him if be testified in the case. The
hearing will take place to-day.
John Simon, charged with stealing a grip I
sack was discharged, and the bastardy ease
of Wm. Gorman was continued until to-day. i
It will ii" settled. .James and Bridget Walsh ,
charged with caressing their brother Dan j
with a broom, were pat under bonds to keep '
To the schools of Minnesota, .Superintendent
The announcement of the World's exposi
tion at New Orleans has come to us so re-
cently that we have hardly bad time to i
thoroughly comprehend its importance, and .
still less to prepare for a fair exhibit of our ,
own educational resources and work.
. I have issued frequent circulars of infor
mation as the plans of the several com it-
tees have matured and have kept you as well
informed as the circumstance, have allowed.
Our exhibit is now well organized and under
way. About fifty institutions, city and
counties, will make contributions. We ahall
have the architecture, apparatus, and school
work of every grade to represent the charac
ter and range of educational work.
Tin; responses have been prompt and the
preparation in general beyond all our expec
tations. . I can assure the friends of educa
tion that Minnesota will be thoroughly repre
sented, and will present satisfactory cvi-
dences of her progress In education.
And now the matter that next requires at-
tention la to encourage our teachers to avail
themselves of this opportunity to see and en-
joy all that is promised in this visit to a
southern latitude in the winter months, to
nee the progress of a free civilization among
the emancipated people, and the progress of
the world's industries in an exposition that
promises to rival the centennial at Phila
In this general interest I shall expend the
money at my disposal, not in salaries, but
In defraying expenses of such of our edu
cators as I can call to my assistance to ar-
range the exhibit and to superintend it dur-
ing the months of its progress.
The time at which most of our teachers
must visit New Orleans will be the holiday
vacation. For this leas. ,ll the executive
com mittee has postponed the state teachers
rssuciation and after consultation with
•jaunty "superintendents I have decided to
pone the meeting of county superintend- I
cuts until tin- year following.
It: view of the importance of this oppor
tunity 1 recommend to boards of education,
that, it desired by their teachers, the holi-
day vacation be extended at] least three
weeks. Tbo cost of a round trip ticket from
St. Paul will be _...">. I shall, with the as-
sistance of those who are on- the ground,
make all possible provision for the comfort
Knd economical living of Minnesota teach-
ers, by establishing headquarters for teach-
ers, and publishing the fullest information
fur their guidance.
As the work of preparation progresses, I
shall keep you informed, even at tke risk of
prof usen ess, for the lime is short and we
have much to do.
In the meantime let mo urge you to ex-
pedition and diligence in the preparation of
whatever is possible in the time fixed.
I). L. E-BJ-ft-B, Supt. of Public instruction.
Hit' Water Board.
A meeting of the board of water commis
sioners was held yesterday. Messrs. Hoyt,
Kelly and O'Brien being in attendance.
Bills were examined and allowed amounting
to $57,004.55, and a plumber"* license was
granted to T. G. Kenney.
Petitions from Peter Berkey and others for
a water main ou College avenue, and from
A. 11. Wilson aud others for a water main
on Summit avenue, were placed on file. Tbe
matter of supplying the Union depot with
water was discussed and the subject was re-
ferred to Mr. V. 11. Kelly.
On motion of Mr. Kelly the proper author-
ities were authoriied to borrow $50,000 at
interest not exceed 7 per cent., the money
to be used In paying for construction work
__] the a.quiduct.
Hon. Jerry McCarthy.
I ■-. '.-.* many people wonder why it is that
•■* I'ux-uer 2 . .„■« should continue to indulge
its revengeful disposition toward Ex-alder-
man Jerry McCarthy. While the latter was
iv the city council and generally active in
politics it was natural enough for tbc Tress,
being opposed to him in politics,
to __y unkind and unjust things
o_ l.:r_.. Mr. McCarthy baa been
Out *._ p_-U.cs- ftir a very long time, has dis-
t^rtied uo ;*xe , but kept at home lv the Sixth
w-n.. serves the river, attending' quietly to
K_o_a _____ir_s. Yet, notwithstanding "this
tai bet n the state of the case for long
lime, ahd no provocation exists whatever to
:«H out a word of unfriendly comment, this
■1.-aatunrJ,. malignant sheet, with perfect
i>»r.tont_ess and characteristic lawlessness
£_»__ en. of iU way to put ill-natured and
ti____-_a*M_. language into the mouth of a
p__.ic speaker against ex- Aldermau McCar-
thy. Oa Monday night the Fourth ward
_>.;_toer__ic club held a meeting at the cor-
ncr of University and-r_rriag_on avenues,
at which Mr. ___. G. McKay, of nttsbunrh,
: ?_..- *• made a few ___&______. The
2*__*t«*r I 'rem takes advantage of this ©-ca
tion to hit Mr Jerry McCarthy a revengeful
aud cowardly blow. In it* report on "lues-
-Uy morning the _?»*•__ aays Mr. Media.*
"denounced Jerry McCarthy as a sorehead
and a traitor to bis party, comparing him to
Judas." Now the truth is, Jerry McCarthy
■was not referred to at that meeting at all by
any human being. There waa no occasion
to refer to bim. • Jerry McCarthy has not
turned traitor. He is not a sorehead, but is
as good a Democrat as he ever was and that
is good enough, and is now quietly engaged
endeavoring to earn an honest living, dis
turbing no one. The above attack on him
is wholly without provocation and
as full of revenge and malice as it well can
be. It is reported that Aid. McCarthy in
tends to bring a libel suit for $10,000 dam
ages against the paper that did him this in
jury. ** .v^v
At yesterday's session of the supreme
court all the justices were present, and the
following business was transacted:
Henry Hcrrmeycr was admitted to full
Peter Bott, respondent, vs. Frank H. Pratt
and Fred S. Pratt, partners as F. H. Pratt &
son, appellants; set for January 20.
In the matter of the last will and testa
ment of John _S. Brown, deceased, George
W. Brown, appellant, vs. Emily Brown, re
spondent; motion to dismiss argued and
submitted, and motion denied; motion to
strike out portions of tbe section argued and
Lena Johnson, respondent, vs. John H.
Travis, appellant; argued and submitted.
Henry W. Alsop and Charles R. Alsop,
copartners, etc., respondents, vs. The St.
Paul, Minneapolis A Manitoba Railway com
pany, appellants; order to show cause why
the judgment entered in this court Sept. 18
should not he vacated and set aside; argued
and submitted on motion.
In the matter of a petition for a receiver
of the estate and property o! Martin E.
Dunn, under eh. 148, gen. laws, 1881,
under insolvent act, Caroline J. Elliott, ap
pellant; motion to affirm order of tbe court
James X. Granger, respondent, vs. Major
Hall, appellant; motion to strike cause from
calendar granted. 7 77
The Mille Lacs Improvement company,
appellant, vs. J. Dean & Co., respondents;
motion to affirm order of court below af
M.ria Hefty, administratrix of the estate
of Nicholas Hefty, deceased, vs. Patrick Fox,
David Bronson, et al., appellants; judgment
affirmed aud clerk authorized to add three
per cent, to the judgment of the lower court
for five months and twenty-eight days.
Adjurned to 9:30 a. m. to-day.
(Before Judge Brill.)
Wm. Frashe vs. the St. Paul & Duluth
Railroad company; action for damages for
injuries sustained; attorneys appeared and
jury drawn, but no witnesses being present,
on motion of plaintiff action witndrawn.
Adjurned to 10 a. m. to-day.
Edmond Kiely vs. Annie Walsh, John
Haves, Win. Hayes and Mart Hayes; suit to
quiet title to lot*l3, Mock 12, Terry's addi
Berkey, Tallm.ge & Co. vs. 'll.' A. 81.
sintr, defendant, and A. Egginsferger, gar
nishee; action [or $421.97 for goods sold and
delivered; affidavit for garnishment filed.
'•;_-'. TRANSCRIPT:. FILED.
Chas. Faber vs. Jordan Pangerl; judg
ment in 544.57 from justice's court, S. V.
Hnnft, justice. -< • '
li. A. Froisette vs. H. Lester and wife;
municipal court judgment in $100.04.
[Before Judge McGrorty.]
Insanity of John Halifax; examined and
..state of Susan R. Ward, deceased; W. E.
Benjamin appointed administrator.
Estate of 11. O. Lambert, deceased; de
cree assigning estate made.
|Befoie Judge Burr,
James Morris, disorderly; twenty days.
Jas. Monanan, same; fine of $20 paid.
F. Rogers, same; fine of $15 paid.
F. lloliui, same; tine of $10 paid.
J. Simon, larceny: dismissed.
T. Horan, selling liquor to minor; fine of
$25 paid. " :".-.. ■ ■ ■■ Ax--'.\ '
Dan Dougherty, drunk and disorderly;
fine of si., paid.
Wm. Dougherty, same; fine of $10 paid.
Win Gorman, bastarday; continued until
J. J. and B. Walsh, assault; bond given
to keep the peace.
Jolm Gray, disorderly; dismissed.
Ileal Estate and Buildine*.
The following transfers of real estate by war-
ranty deed were yesterday filed in the register's
ofllco for this county:
William I: ...coll to Mary A Goodwin, middle
44 It of lot 2, block 2, Beaupre A Kelly's addi
S B Webb to G A B Shawe, lot 20, block 8,
Holcomb's addition, $730.
Jacob simmer to John Clayton, lots 20, 21 and
22, block 1, McKenty's ont lota, $500.
St Paul Real Estate syndicate to Fannie E.
Bensaaaka, lot 30, block 1, Syndicate addition,
No. 2, $550.
Anna M Rapp et nl to Srrvatius Hermes, SE_J
ofSK'j, section 30, township 29, range 23,
Frederick Bonn to Au_ust Sehacht, lot 11,
Mock 30, Suburban bills addition, SSSO,
Paul J Weed et nl to Andrew Janson, lot 10,
block 100, Lyman Dayton's a Idition, $275.
Sarah W Fuller et al to S l> Webb, lot 20, block
8, Holcomb's addition, (HO.
John Zselzh to Mary Kennedy, lot 2, block 5,
Finch's addition. $150.
Andrew I) Haslet! to Daniel D Merrill, part of
lots M, 21 and 22, block 20, Woodland park ad
Sarah J Loomis to Frank Blair, part of lots 8,
9 sud 10, block 1, Kern's addition, $1,550.
Chester It Smith to Lucius I'nrnham, lot 2,
block 23, Marshall's addition to West St. Paul,
Ernst Steen to Henry Kemper, lot 21, block
112, Lyman Dayton's addition, .5,000.
Alfred B Bracken to .loscph Cuts, lot 3, block
4, River Side addition, 8313. .-; ;
Building Inspector Johnson issued the follow-
ing permits to build yesterday.
Marcclla DcavltL two story brick block of
stores and dwellings on northwest sido of West
Seventh, between James Mid Randolph, $5,000.
S. F. Bennett, one and a half story frame barn
on north side of _»elby, between Western and j
Henry Horman, stone foundation for brick j
block of stores and dwellings on west side of j
Dakota, between Chicago and Channel, 81,600. o |
A. Hesse, one story frame barn on west side of ',
State, between Indiana and Chicago, $50.
George Opmann, one and a half story framel
shed on west side of Dakota, between Elizabeth
and Augusta. $125.
W. F. Compton. alterations on one and a half |
story frame dwelling on Forrest, $1,183.
Bertha Theobald, two story frame block of i
dwellings on northwest side of Pleasant. between ■
Walnut and Western. $8,000.
L. E. Strom, one and a half story frame dwel- '
ling on north side of lieancy, between Frank and
H. E. Warner, two story frame dwelling bouse 1
on south side of Fuller, between Virginia and 1
Court Honse Commission.
All the members of the court house com- I
mission were present at a special meeting .
called at the county commissioners' room at I
4 o'clock yesterday afternoon, at which
Mayor O'Brien presided.
Resolutions were passed finally accepting I
. the contract for building the court house, as j
i also resolutions calling upon the city council
and county commissioners to issue 850,000 j
bonds each for negotiations to carry on the '
It was voted that the commissioners meet
' on court house square at 9 o'clock this
j morning to witness and participate in the
j ceremony-Jit breaking ground for the foun
dations orthe new structure.
It was also arranged that the county com-
missioners hold a special meeting at 10
I o'clock next Monday morning.
A Prominent Firm Indicted.
The grand jury of the United States district
1 court reported one indictment yesterday. and
were discharged, the , session having been
short and marked by the little business.
, Tbe indictment is against the firm of Walker,
■ Judd & Veaxie, the lumber dealers, and they
i arc indicted as Samuel Jndd, O. Walker".
Wm. Veaxie and Edward St. John, the
; charge being that of cutting 'timber from
j government lauds in Pine county of the
, value cf it C-3. ___________bß__B&£
Co to "The :. ____c_." 13, East Seventh *____t.
THE ST. PAUL DAILY i GLOBE. THURSIUY OCTOBER 1883:.
BANKING TIN. MINNESOTA.
i Examiner Knox Reviews the Opera-
tions of the State Banks
And Gives a Valuable Exhibit of all the
Banking Business of the State. .
The following facts and figures relative to
banks and banking in Minnesota, are taken
from advance sheets from tbe report of H.
M. Knox, state examiner:
The new law changing the date of termin
ation for the fiscal year of the state from No-
vember 80 to July 81, and also substituting .
biennial for annual reports, has come into
operation since the date of my last report,
which was for the year ending November 80,
ISB2. The statements of condition of the
several banks called for compilation therein
were dated September 30, 1882.
At that time twenty-four banks were re-
ported as in operation under the state laws.
Tbe number has since been increased to
The changes have been as follows:.
New charters granted— Tbe Bank of Ben
son, The Wright County Bank, Delano; The
Bank of Glencoe, The Grant County Bank,
Herman; The Morrison County Bank, Little
Falls; The Bank of Minneapolis, The Bank
of North Minneapolis, Minneapolis; The
Scandia Bank, Minneapolis; The Bank of
Ortonville, The Pipestone County Bank,
Pipestone; The Bank of Minnesota, St. Paul;
The Germania Bank, St. Paul; the People's
Bank, St. Paul, and The Nicollet County
Bank, St. Peter— l 4.
Changed tothe National system — The State
Bank, Anoka, The Bank of St. Cloud, The
Bank of Shakopee, The Bank of Wabashaw —
four. .'•'* _*:
Changed to private bank with same name
— Tbe Morrison County Bank, Little Falls —
Failed— The Bank of Farmington— one.
A detailed statement showing the condi
tion of each of the existing backs wrs called
for June 20, 1884. The several reports in
answer to this call appear in the appendices
hereto. See Appendix A. . ' - . .'
The aggregate resources and liabilities of
tbe thirty-two banks as tabulated from these
detailed statements is given in the following
mar if of State Banks.
Loans and discounts $9,314,784 _..
Overdrafts 81,358 59
.Stocks and bonds :.... 205,855 67
Due from other banks 1,310,505 48
Banking house, furniture and fix- ■
tures 252,345 54
Other real estate 118,767 67
Expenses and taxes paid 123,818 59
(berks and cash items 35,278 73
Exchanges for clearing house 74, 920 75
Cash on hand 817,482 54
Other resources 27,584 81
Total $ 12,820,702 62
Capital stock paid in $3,475,000 00
Surplus fund - 423.182 18
Other undivided profits 361,855 12
Dividends unpaid ' 301 00
Due to depositors 7,098,715 15
Due to other banks 630,904 11
Bills payable and re-discounts.... 224.545 82
Other liabilities . 3,139 24
Total $12,820,702 62
The changes as* it regards the increase
and decrease of the several items since the
last report are as follows :
Increase in number of banks 8
Increase in loans and discounts. . . $2,564,316 94
Increase in over drafts 40,*; 35
Increase in storks and bonds - 10,804 62
Increase in banking bouse furni
ture and fixtures 30,709 20
Increase iv other real estate 101,096 ii)
Increase in expenses ami taxes... 70,0.1 91
Increase in exchanges for clearing
houses 19,956 71
Increase in cash on hand 72,453 26
Increase in other resources 25,103 93
Increase ln capital stock 1,141,250 00
Increase in surplus fund 128.. 18 14
Increase in other undivided profits. 140,567 65
Increase in dne to depositors 1,015,217 88
Increase in due to other banks 168,583 OS
Increase in bills payable and re-dis-
counts 156,849 53
Increase in other liabilities . 2,883 M
Decrease in due from other bonks... ' 73,3*0 10
Decrease in checks and cash items.. 116,037 17
Dccerease in dividends unpaid 1,018 00
The increase in capital stock is
shown as follows:
Bank of Benson, new $25,000
Wright County Bank. new. 25,000
Bank of Glencoe, new 50,000
Grant County Bank, new.. __,__.
Morrison County Bank, new 25,000 .
Hank of Minneapolis, new.. 50,000
Bank of **.. Minneapolis,
"Scandia Bonk, Minneapolis,
new CO. 000
Bunk of Ortonville, new. . . 25,000
Pipestone County Bank,
Bank of Minnesota, St.
Paul, new 600,000
Germania Bank, St. Paul,
People's bank, St. Paul,
Nicollet County bank, new. 25,000
American Exchange bank,
Duluth, increase 50,000
listings, increase 25,000
Bank of Minneapolis, in-
Citizens' bank, Minneapo
lis, increase 60,000
Stevens County bank, In-
People's bank, Waseca, in-
Merchants' bank, Winona,
State bank, Anoka, na
Bank of Farmington, failed 25,000
Morrison Coanty bank, pri
Bank of St. Cloud, national 50,000
German-American bank, St.
Panl, national 275,000
Bank of Shakopee, national 50.000
Bank of Wabasha, national 25,000
Bank of Zombi, ta, decrease 7,500
Net increase 81,1.1,250
The American bank, St. Paul,
having reorganized under the nationl act,
gone into liquidation as a state bank, leav
ing a small portion of its capital in the old
organization until its affairs are wound up.
The net increase in surplus fund is made
up as follows:
Bankof Glencoe, new... $1,500.00
Rock Connty Bank, Ln-
verne. increase 4,882.18
Bank of Minneapolis.new 6.000.00
City Bank, Minneapolis,
Security Bank, Minneapo
lis. increase 10..033.90
Bank of Pelican Rapids,
Bank of Minnesota, St-
Paul, new .". 32,000.00
Capital Bank. St. Paul,
People's Bank, Waseca,
Kandiyohi County Bank,
Willmar, increase 20,000.00
Back of Zumbrota, in-
crease 52110,000.00 3.218.14
Bank of Farmington,
German-American Bank,) 1 *> t
st PaaL national 75,000.00
! Merchants' Bank. Wi-
nona, capitalized 5,000.00 * 83,000.00
Net increase . 8125.213.14
Our state laws encourage 'but do not re-
vuir. a surplus fund to- be raised by the
bank.. The only statutory provision Is that
of Sec. 47. Chap." 77, Laws ISBI. which reads
asfollows: "The total liabilities af any a*
, sociation of any person, or any company.
I corporation or firm, for mony borrowed, in
'■ cludinz In the liabilities of a company or
firm the liabilities of the several members
' thereof, shall at no time exceed fifteen per
cent of the aggregate amount of the capital
stock of such association actually paid in.
and of the permanent surplus fund of such
association." From - this limita
tion certain exceptions are made
as interpreted and specifically de
! fined in an opinion of the attorney general
; given to thf_ office under date of March 6,
1889 (see "Ojltuioe. of Attorney General,"
j page 49 ... Twelve of the thirty -two banks,
i as appearing from the separate statement.
J ot appendix A. bare availed themselves of
. the privileges of thie section,' and although
: nose of these banks are over twelve years
old and but four of the twelve were organized
• previous to IWI. tic surplus fuud set apart
by them now" amounts to 18.68 per cent, of
their combined capital, and •to 12.18 per
cent, of the capital stock of the whole num
ber of banks.
The increase of capital, surplus, aud indi
vidual and bank deposits since my last re
port amounts to 13, 453,268.45, and the in
crease in loans, deducting bills payable and
re-discounts, to $2,407,467.41.
Tho ratio of loans to capital, surplus and
net deposits is 84.6 per cent. The ratio of
cash (including exchanges and cash items)
to net deposits is 11.1 per cent, and the
ratio of cash on band (as above) and in cor
responding banks to net deposits is 25.7 per
* A RESERVK.
The total amount of immediate liabilities
to be covered by available funds on hand, as
shown by the summary was $S, 329, 930. 20.
Ten percent of this amount, viz: $323,
--098.08, "may consist of balance due to the
association from . good solvent banks; aud
ten per cent of such sum shall be held in re
serve as cash on hand." "Each associa
tion shall at all times have on hand in avail
able funds an amount equal at least to
twenty per centum of all its immediate liabil
ities," in this case $1,665,996.05. The bank
held on June 20, in cash on hand the sum
of 1817,482.54, or nine and eight-tenths(9.B)
per cent of immediate liabilities, and in cor
responding banks the sum of $1,210,505.48,
or twenty-four and three-tenths (24.3) per
cent of such liabilities.
i While therefore- the proportions of funds
held by tbe aggregate banks in cash on hand
fell short of the legal requirments, the total
amount of immediate liabilities was covered
by available funds, This total amount how
ever was preserved only because the condi
tion of a portion of the banks was suffi
ciently strong in this regard to make up the .
deficiencies of the remaining ones.
Thirteen of the thirty-two banks, accord
ing to their own sworn reports, were deficient
in the amount of cash on hand. Three of
the thirteen were also deficient in the amoun
due from banks, and four of the whole num
ber of banks reported insufficient funds to
cover their immediate liabilities.
The language of Sec. .49, Chap. 77, Laws
1881, sets forth legal definition of the terms
"immediate liabilities," and "cash on hand"
not capable of any other meaning or con
struction than that conveyed by the plain
reading of the section, viz:
"Immediate liabilities shall include all
deposits due to individuals, firms, or cor
porations, to banks, and all items in the
nature of claims payable on demand."
"In cash on hand shall be counted specie,
legal tender notes, and all bills of solvent
banks." . . V... -, . -
These definitions are printed over the
schedules calling for tbe calculations of re
serve on all blank forms of reports sent to
the banks from this office. .
In my last report I had ' the charity to
ascribe the many errors shown in tbe com
putation of reserve to misapprehension of
the terms of the law. It is now evident that
either gross and criminal carelessness pre
vails, or that there is an intention to ignore
the legal provisions altogether, lt has been
found necessary . to instruct almost every
bank making reports to correct their mode
as to the computation of reserve. I -trust
that it will not be necessary to repeat these
instructions, or to say again that time cer
tificates of deposits and amounts due to
banks are clearly included in the legal defi
nition of "immediate liabilities," and that
checks and cash items and clearing house
exchanges are clearly excluded from the
legal definition of "cash on hand." Neither
can the exchanges be properly include! in
the amounts reported as "due from banks."
The attention of the banks is also called to
the provision of law that whenever the re
quired reserve falls below twenty per cent
of immediate liabilities they are prohibited
from making any new loans or discounts
except of sight bills of exchange, or from
making any dividends' of profits, until the
required proportion between immediate
liabilities and available funds bas been re
stored, f. j
The Banking Business in Minnesota.
The total banking business of the state, so
far as it can be collated is shown in the fol
lowing tables, and also the increase in the
principal items of capital, surplus, deposits
and loans since my last report. -** T.
The statistics of the ' national, state and
savings banks are from official sources, the
former being from reports rendered to .the
comptroller of the currency, mid the two lat
ter from reports to this office, all showing
their condition at the close of business on
tbc same day, June 20, ISS4. The figures
for the private banks is entirely unofficial, as
they neither are examined nor make reports,
but are given as found in Rand, MeXally &
Company's "Bankers Directory" for July
1 •>■>.. They have reference only to the num
ber, capitnj and surplus of private banks as
_._______. -_____M__k____l T\,.. _,rr, ...riinn nf it,., am.
mere puuusucu. uw cuuij.a_ii.uu vi iue _■.;.-
tistics of the eighty-six incorporated banks,
as shown in the tables, is' between the re-
turns made for Sept. 30, 1882, and those for
June 20, 1884:
NUMBER OF BA_<KS IN TnE STATE. .
National ".. 33 43 15
State.. ..' 24 32 8
Savings .' 6 5 0
Private 116 123 12
Totals 179 214 35
CAPITAL STOCK. •
Banks. " 1852. 1884. Increase.
48 Nati0na1.. .55,920.000 $10.240.0C0 $1,320,060
,32 Ma 2,333.750 3,475.000 1,141,250
2 Savings 150,000 150.000
.7 Private.... 947,458 2.039,685 1,092,227
149 T0ta15.... 53,351, 208 $15,904,745 $0,553,537
Bank*. 1882. 1884. Increase.
1- National $1,172,103 $1,.V*2,954 $420,851
12 State 294,964 423,182 128,218
3 Savings 22,910 36.810 13,900
21 Private 111, 247,193 136,198
84 Totals $1,C00,977 $2,300,144 $699,167
Banks. _____ - I*Bl Increase.
48 Nati0na1.. 514,043,213 $16,930,639 $ 2,905.441
.'■•J State 6,633,433 7,638,715 1,015,217
6 Savings.... 2,081,590 2,63., 553,154
86 T0ta15.... 522,810,306 $27.2. % 4,573.812
LOAn AND DISCOrXTS.
Bank.. 1832 18?. Increase.
48 Nati0na1.. 517,907,8-. -25,3.1,442 8 7,426,548
32 Slate 7,250,467 • 9,814,784 126.96.36.1997 •
6 Savings... 1,983,982 2.42...530 434,567
S8 Totals $27,147,343 $37,572,756 $10,425,432
et.)t__A_-T or above'taeles. -
Totals. ' Increase.
Nnmber of 'banks .. 214 35
Capital stock (149 bank. ).$15. 904. 745 $ 6,533,537 ;
Surplus Tand (84 banks). 2,300,144 699,167 1
Individual deposits . (88 i .
banks) .... 27,284,117 4,573,812
Loans and discounts
(66 banks) 37.572.75 C 10.425,432
The combined capital, surplus and mdi
vidual deposits of all toe banks of the state
so far as given above show a grand total of
for'y-five million four hundred and eighty-
nine thousand andsix ($45,4814,006. 00; dol
lars, being at. increase, since my last report,
of over eleven million eight hundred thous-
and dollars ($11, 828,5 18.98). Tbe loans of \
the eighty-six national, state and savings j
banks amount to thirty-seven million five I
hundred and seventy-two thousand seven !
hundred and fifty-six" (137,572,756.00) dol- ,
lars, being an increase, since my last re- !
port, of over ten million four hundred'
thousand dollars 433,493.00.)
Re solutions . of Regrret.
The following resolutions were unani
mously passed, by a rising vote, at a meet-.
ing of the St. Paul Unit.d Building associa
tion No. 1.
Office of the st. Pact. United B"i_.r >ing *
Association- No. 1, Oct. 7, 18_4. )'
Witebeas. lota Grace, a member of this
| board of directors from the first organization
in AugusL ISOO, to July," 1884, has been re-
moved by death.. - .' -.'-.:
Rcmued, Thai we desire to place * upou
i record our high appreciation of ' his mauy
' good qualities, and our sincere regret that
: his pleasant association with us as a director
and a friend, was so suddenly cut short by
. . bis untimely death. We caa bear testimony
' to bis kindness of heart, his manly bearing,
\ bis fidelity to frienda and': bis forgiveness of
Jtmuitmf, Tbat a copy of tbis preamble aud
resolution be communicated to bis surviving
i broth.-- as a slight testimonial of our kind
' r__t.eu__--.ac_ of our deceased friend.
i J. W. ____o__a___,
Joh_. W. Roche,
i -_. Geo. Palmer. .;. _
Passed UTtarimoßilj by a rising
The l'cnnsulvania Against the Baltimore _£*
The open daclaration of war against the
Baltimore & Ohio by the Pennsylvania road,
as published in the Globe yesterday morn
ing, was very sudden, and to many a very
great surprise. The result of ' this action
will bo to cut the Baltimore & Ohio off com
pletely from New York and New England
points, and it can therefore no longer
compete for through business east, except
Baltimore and Washington from western
points. The Baltimore & Ohio has been do
ing .a very large New York business from St
Louis, Louisville, Cincinnati, Columbus and
otber points. From all this it ia now cut off.
The questions .. asked on all bands
is, what was this blow 7' struck
for? No one knows, but the best judgment
is that the step was taken by the Pennsylva
nia for the purpose of stopping the Baltimore
__ Ohio in its competition for New York traf
fic in" tbe southwest. Another interesting
point is as to what the Baltimore & Ohio will
do about it. Of course it is not to be ex
pected that it will quietly submit. . On the.
contrary the belief is that the road will hit
back in a vigorous manner. It will without
doubt form new connections to all points,
and force a serious rate war all "along the
line. This cutting of the rates to all points
in the cast and rendering the business of all
eastern roads as unprofitable as possible. It
is the general impression among railroad
men that a general passenger rate
war will fellow of large proportions, and
that it will be 60 conducted as to force the
interference of Vanderbilt and other eastern
magnates. Their roads could and would be
seriously injured. It is generally believed
that as soon as the Baltimore & Ohio should
be willing to make the desired concessions'
regarding tbe payment of commissions and
maintenance of uniform rates the Pennsyl
vania will consent to restoring the old way
of doing business.
The following shipments of cattle were
made over the Northern Pacific yesterday:
Twenty-three cars of cattle from the Mon
tana Cattle company, for Rosenbaum Bros.,
were received at the Minnesota Transfer;
also sixteen cars from Criscall & Son, Dick
enson, for Keenan '& Hancock; also twenty
six cars from Otto France, for Rosenbaum,
Chicago: also eighteen cars from P. & W.,
Mingusville, for Wood Bros., Chicago, and
twenty ears from Mingusville for Gregory,
Cooley & Co. Besides these* the headquar
ters of the road here had information that
twenty cars of cattle were shipped from
Miles City; also that sixty-six cars had been
shipped from Billings.' ......
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Nineteen . Car Loads of Me.ifers.
Nineteen Car Loads of Heifers.
Yesterday the St. Paul road brought into
St. Paul, from Chicago, nineteen car loads
of heifers, all of them being one and two
year olds. They were shipped from New
Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and are on the way
to Regina, about 700 miles west of Winni
peg. When they reach their destination they
will be placed on a ranch and kept for breed
ing purposes. There were 413 of the young
ones and they belenged to Pugsly & Co., of
New Brunswick and Regina.
Western Union Stockholders Meeting.
New Yore. Oct B.— The stockholders of
the Western Union Telegraph company held
their annual meeting to-day. The directors
elected forthe ensuing year by unanimous
vote, are: Norvin Green, Tbos. T. Eckhart,
John T. Ferry, John T. Vanhorne, Geo. D.
Moogas, in place of Augustus Schell; de
ceased, Harrisson Durke, Jay Gould, Rus
sell^ Sage, Alunzo Cornell, Sidney Dillon,
Geo. W.Gould, John M. Pender, Sidney
Dillon, Cyrus Field, George J. Gould, John
Pender, M. P., Henry Weaver Percy R.
Pyne. Robert Lennox Kennedy, Hugh J.
Jewell, J. Pierport Morgan, John L. Hay,
Wm. D. Bishop, C. P. Huntington, George
P. Roberts, Frank Work, Samuel Sloan,
Erastus Wiuan, John A. Slorr, Chauncey W.
Jerome, James W. Clendennin, ' and Abra
ham R. Vance, in the place of Christopher
C. Baldwin, resigned. :
The annual report of President Green was
submitted. It makes the following exhibit:
Capital stock was $30,000,000
Bonded debt 7,214,000
Sinking fund, appropriation not yet
nsed for the redemption of lands . . 200,000
The statement of the business for the year
is as follows: • -7f .' •
Surplus, July 1, 1883 $3,658,000
Revenues for the year which ended
June 30, 1884 ,19,682,000
From which was applied :
For dividends $5,599,000 \
Interest on bonds . ' 472,000
Sundry funds, appropriation 89,000
Total $ 8,110,000
Deducting wbicb leaves a surplus on June
30, 1884, of $4,157,000.
The expenses of the year were operating
expenses, $9,278,000; rentals of based lines,
$1,842,000; maintainancc and reconstruc
tion, $1,350,000; taxes, $301,000 ".equipment
of offices and wires, $249,000. Total, $13,
A proposition was made to the stock
holders to reduce dividends from 7 to 6 per
cent, forthe purpose of increasing the sur
plus, so as to acquire other telegraph prop
erty when considered expedient.
'' The Coast Lines' Troubles.
Baltimore, Oct. B. The Sun this morn
ing says: It is thought in some quarters
thatthe complications which might ensue
from this move of the Pennsylvania railroad
will be tothe discomfort of that company as
well as the east and west trunk lines gener-
ally. Their interests are so interwoven
through the pooling agreement that such a
matter a3 attempting to shut out one of the
members of tbe pool will possibly bring
about disagreements. It Is argued that if
the Burlington __ Ohio concludes to take a
stand in that relation, such as that which
was made in December, the pool can exist
no longer. There will, undoubtedly,!.* lively
times, and evidences are said to be wanting
to indicate tbat a positive line of action tig
being considered. The Baltimore & Ohio
has a passenger line from Chicago to New
York, called the Niagara Falls Short line.
running to Detroit and Buffalo, where pas
sengers have the option of Erie or West
Shore to Nef York. Should this line com
mence to stash into passenger rates, other
lines would follow, no doubt.
Regular B. «£■ O. Meeting.
Baltimore, Oct. B.— regular monthly
meeting of the board of directors of the Bal
timore __ Ohio Railroad company, was held i
to-day, Wm. F. Burns, president. The j
usual semi-annual dividend of 5 per cent, on
the main line, and 5 per cent, on the Wash- J
ington branch was declared, payable Novem- •
ber 1, at the office of tbe treasurer. Tbe
board formally approved the by-laws, rules
and regulations of the pension feature of the
Baltimore & Ohio Employes Relief associa
tion, and authorized an annual appropria
tiJb of $25,000, being the Interest on $500,
--; 000. which, together with other previous
donations of the company to tlie association,
and revenues otherwise derived, makes
ample provision for the retirement from
active service of all employes disabled by age
or infirmities, under the programme hereto-
fore announced. This further official dona-
tion is made in recognition of tbe merits of
the association, which it is declared has ac- j
complished all the objects it had in - view
when originally started.
Freight Rate* Restored.
St. Lo__3, Oct. — The representatives of
all railroads penetrating or passing : through
the coal mining region of Illinois, adjacent
to this city, met to-day and reorganized the
poo) which was dissolved last spring, and
agreed to restore rates, Monday, October 13.
The agreement is substantially tbe same as
that which governed the old pooL The per-
centage will be determined by arbitration,
George M. Bogne and J. F. Tucker being
appointed as arbitrators. This action termi-
nates the long fight which, it is said, cost the
roads interested iv the neighborhood of
Tht Ohio A Mississippi.
Ci-tcwSATi, OcL B. No business of con-
sequence was transacted by the directors of
the Ohio & Mississippi railroad at th. meet
ing to-day, and adjourned till to-morrow.
Much interest is felt in the election of three
directors which takes place to-morrow. An
effort will be made to break the present con
trolling power of the Baltimore & Ohio. It
is understood if this is accomplished the
presidency of the road will be given to Juo.
M. Douglass, late receiver.
New Stock Issued by the St. Paul & Omaha.
New York, Oct. B.— The St. Paul &
Omaha has given thirty days notice to tbe
stock exchange of its intention to issue
13,826 shares'of preferred stock and 20.739
shares of common on 138 miles of new
Rail Notes. ' _*•»_..'. ...
. Mr. Ives, ofthe St. Paul __ Manitoba, has
gone to Duluth. ' ' 7 :*. •;•
. Mr. Mahler, of the St. Paul & Manitoba
road will be back Thursday.
Mr. Fisher, the superintendent t% the St.
Paul & Duluth road, left yesterday for. Du
II urs ton, lowa, a new station of the
Chicago & Council Bluffs division, between
Jamaica and Bagley, has been opened for
business, O. T. Coons, agent. The distance
from Jamaica is two miles, from Bagley four
The season for carp distribution by our
state fish commission is now rapidly ap
proaching, and those of our citizens and
neighbors of Wisconsin, lowa, Dakota and
beyond, who desire to get some of these fish,
should send at once their applications to
R. O. Sweeny, president Minnesota state fish
commission, St. Paul, giving in full and dis
tinctly their names, state and county, post
office address, nearest railroad station where
fish applied for may be delivered. Also,
description and name of the water, lake or
pond where the carp are to be placed. (Re
member that it is useless to put carp with
any other fish, even if small.) United States
Fish Commissioner Baird has promised to
send within a few weeks, from the Washing
ton ponds, a supply of carp for such appli
cants as are named to him. The necessity
of promptly sending in applications without
delay must readily be seen by all who want
carp this year. The applicant is expecteu to
pay express charges upon tbe carp from St.
Paul to his designated point of delivery.
The pail in which the fish are sent is not to
be returned, but the Express company will
collect fifty cents for it. Ezchange papers
please copy, and oblige,
R. O. Sweeny,
President Minnesota State Fish Commission.
. The Jumbo Map ot Minnesota-
Secretary H. 11. Young has well under way
towards completion a mammoth map of tbe
state for exhibition at the World's fair,
which is ten feet four inches by twelve feet
in size inside the boundary lines. It is
drawn on a plain white ground, every couuty
being defined by district boundaries ' and its
name lettered in red, while The railroad sys
tems are delineated in a special color, illus
trating the easy facilities for reaching
every part of the state. The names
of __the cities, towns and villages
are also plainly marked on the map in black
ink and in their proper location. By a sys
tem of different colors not only arc the rivers
and innumerable lakes of the state marked
out, but the mountains, forests, quarries and
mineral regions. It will take about six weeks
to complete this jumbo map, which, as they
say down south, involves a "power of work,"
and which will more reliably inform the
stranger about the real geography and settle
ment of the North Star state than can be ob
tained by any other method than a visit
Three Boys Missing".
Harry Greenleaf.and Albert Johnson, about
eleven years of age each, and an older lad,
residing with their parents in the lower part
of the city, disappeared from home last Sun
day afternoon, and though diligent search
has been made for them no trace of their
whereabouts has yet been discovered. A
gang of small boys called at a grocery store
on Dayton Bluff on Sunday night and bought
crackers and cheese and were
refused beer which * tbey made
considerable clamor for. They were heard to
say something to the effect that they should
not get anything more to eat until they ar-
rived at Hudson, Wis., and consequently
relatives of the missing lads went to that
place yesterday to trj- and get trace of them.
Articles of incorporation were filed with
the secretary of state yesterday, of the An
cient Order of Hibernians of St. Cloud
The organization dates from December 2,
ISS3,j and has Wm. J. Murphy for presi
dent, John Cronan, vice president,
M. Moriarty, secretary, T. O'Neal,
financial secretary and M. Brad
ley, treasurer. The charter members
are John A. Murphy. M. Boyle, D. Boyle,
John Carney, Frank Dragan, B. 11. Kelly, J.
Meagher, P. Quinn, M. Moriarity, James
McGee, N. O. DoSnell, J. Houlton, M. J.
Murphy, J. B. Sunther, J. O'Day, J. O.
Donnell, J. C. Hand, J. Cronan, M. Brad
ley, Thomas O'Neal.
Election District Established.
State of Minnesota!; .
Executive Department. J
In accordance with the provisions of Chap
ter 9of the General Laws of 1877 I have es
tablished an Election District consisting of
townships 143, 144. 145 and 146 of range 36,
in the county of Beltrami, fixing the polling
place thereof at the residence of James U.
Glann, John A. Downer and Fred A. Kubs,
of said county as judges of election. Wit
ness my hand and the great seal of the state
of Minnesota, at the Capitol, in the City of
St. Paul, this Sth day of October, In the year
of our Lord, One Thousand Eight Hundred
By L. F. Hubbard, Governor.
Fred Yon Baembach, Secy of State.
N. W. GERMAN 'CONFERENCE
Of the Methodist Episcopal Church
: -;} ; ' * Held at Charles City, lowa.
Bishop Ninde Presiding. — Appointments for
the Minnesota Districts.
(Special Correspondence of the Globe. 1
Charles Citt, lowa, Oct. 7 — The N. W.
German conference of the Methodist Epis
copal church closed Its annual session lfon
day, Oct. 6, at Charles City, lowa. Bishop
William P. Ninde, D. D. L. L. D., one of the
newly elected bishops, presided. He is a
truly saintly man.
Tbe appointments for Minnesota are as
t. koit, presiding elder.
Brownton and Benton Joseph Tlcpp
Clearwater To be . applied
Crow River Angnst Kricnke
East and North Minneapolis C. V. Blumc
Menoinon ■ .*.<"_ Nacbtrieb
Minneapolis...... H. Scbnitker
Minneola and Belvedere li. A. Rabe
Redwing J. ('. John
Saint Panl 1. chnrch R. Fickenscher
St. Paul 2. church C. C. Miller
I West St. Paul J. G. Bauer
Salem E. A. Borcbardt
Stillwater - C. Boettcber
Wabashaw C. Schoenbelder
Washington Co A. li. Eoerner
South Miunesota District,
a. HABTt-X'., presidixo elder.
j Beaver Falls C. Gebhardt
j Blooming Grove ....John ..picker
I Cannon River Gottlieb Haefner
I Dover and ... Charles .... W.H. Eoenig
Faribault : M. A. Bredehoelt
Henderson A, Bieblgbans^r
Jordan ii. Ralble
Le Sueur H. Boettcher
Mankato and Danville W. F. Fritze
Mountain Lake.. . . . Julius Radtke
New lim » G. E. Hiller
Owatonna 11. F. Lan?a
Rochester C, L. Lebnert
Sleepy Eye *."_"". F. Preine
Waseca .V.F. Hogrefe
Winona. ; H. E. Yonng
Bclwer Lytton*: Honest men are the
| gentlemen of nature.
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Judge Larson's Chances for Congress-
TSpecial Correspondence of the Globe.]
Duluth, Oct. 7. — has been humorously
said of Superior City that it is as large as
Chicago, only it isn't built up yet. But if
the population is not numerous enough to be
crowded into cellars, or hung on pegs in gar
rets, what there is makes up in certain lines
of activity for lack of numbers. In political
vim and wakefulness the Democrats of the
"gem city of the un briny waters" are fat
ahead of their brethren of the "zenith city
of the unsaPed seas" and can get up a more
enthusiastic demonstration in a half hour's
notice than the Zenithers can in a week's
drumming. If the electoral vote of Wiscon
sin depended upon their work Cleveland and
Hendricks could watch the Blame hippo
drome with philosophic cheerfulness and
never doubt the result.
But although the vote of Superior Demo
crats is not the pivotal one upon which turns
the election of the next president, they are
working as earnestly as if everything de
pended upon them. The Cleveland and
Hendricks' club now numbers 338 members,
out of a voting population of 500. These
members are not all of that happy class whr
inherited Democracy with their mother's
milk, but many of them are recent converts,
drawn by their sound sense out of the
valley of corruptiou, and all the other fine
things that might be said on this subject.
They hold meetings every Thursday evening
in conveniently furnished headquarters, and
here they discus, the issues of the campaign
and arrange missionary work. They have
devised a very effective means for
reaching their Republican neigh-
bors. Such members of the club
as can afford it, subscribe for one or two
pure Democratic papers and have them sent
to those whom thej wish to reach. The Re-
publican gets the paper, but doesn't know*
who sends it, and thus without cost to him-
self, he receives much needed instruction
and enlightenment. If the Republican be
an Englishman, strongly John Bullish, he is
apt to find the Irish World coming regularly
to him, and as the columns of that paper al
ternate with glorification of Blame and jubi
lation over dynamite, the Englishman re-
jects both, disgusted with the party that ap-
peals to such extremists for temporary
purposes. Every now and theu the club
turns out in force and parades the streets
headed by the Badger State band, and they
never fail to make a line and imposing ap
pearance. The Globe has already published
the account of last Saturday night's big
demonstration, which is only an augury of
what they expect to have betwen now and
election daj'. . • .. 7
The secretary, John Keougb, tells me the
Democrats will carry Superior by 300 major-
ity, and the county by a larger figure. There
are quite a number of men working on the
eastern extension of the Northern Pacific
road to Ashland, and from inquiries among
them I find that tbe largest proportion of
them are In favor of the Democratic nomi
nees for national as well as local olfices.
Locally the Republicans are split up into two
factious, the Methodist and anti-Methodist,
getting their religious appellations from th_
fact that those who wanted to boss the con*
cern belong to the Methodist church. Even
if united they couldn't make any light to ren
der Democratic success doubtful.
There Is a very large Scandinavian vote
that is proportionately larger tnan other na
tionalitiesin Douglass county, and the
nomination of Judge Larson, of Eau
Claire for congress against Price will draw ofl
a good part of Ibis vote from the Republi
can ranks. Larson is personally well known
among his countrymen in northern Wiscon
sin, and is very popular with them. It looks
as if ho would beat Price in that section of
the country. Talking with a railroad man
from Ashland, whose sources of information
are good, I believe that all northern Wiscon
sin, along the shore of the lake, is likely to
give Democratic majorities. The entire
vote of course, is not very large, but every
hundred will count in that state, whioh this
year ta so extremly doubtful for the Republi
cans. The announcement of Thad Pound
that he would vote for Cleveland has had a
very, decided effect up in tbia region, and
many hitherto Republicans will follow bim
into the Cleveland ranks. Thus, from their
own numbers and energy, wish recruits
from the other side, it looks very much as if
the Democrats of northern Wisconsin would
make a good record for themselves this year
of grace and victory.
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