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YES AY'S KET.S.
The Chicago market was firmer yesterday and
closed big be r: wheat was %c higher; January
corn went down %c, and May advanced J*c; oats
were 5-4&.!ic bibber, and pork scored a gain of
10c. The dock market was firmer except for
coalers. The market closed firm and irregular;
Northwestern, St. Paul, Northern Pacific pre
ferred, were from ••» to 1 % per cent, higher.
' THE GLOHE 1 USUAL REVIEW.
Every year since Its existence the Globe
has Issued, on the 3lst of December, an an
nual review of the trade, growth and progress
of St. Paul for the year just closing. These re
views bave bail feeble imitators but no rivals,
and the only hampering has been the lack
of mechanical facilities to meet the popular
demand for extra copies of the publication.
During the past year the mechan
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been made superior to those of any other
paper west of Chicago, and a magnificent
new building, erected expressly for the
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at an expense only indulged in by the lead
ing and most thoroughly established journals
of the country.
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1884, which places it upon such a magnifi
cent footing, Is simply corn m en sn rate with
the great advancement of St. Paul, and an
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Congress will adjourn next Monday, Dec.
81, an til January sth.
In the popular vote of the late election
Gov. Cleveland received In round numbers,
70,009 more votes than James Q. Blame.
This is official.
The peppermint farmers of Interior New
York are getting rich faster ttian the owners
of silver mines. Peppermint oil, owing to
scarcity, has risen to $2.75 per pound, and
now the accumulated product of four or five
seasons has come upon the market. One
farmer in Wayne County sold oil to the
amount of $4,000 and a large number have
sold from $1,500 to $2,500 at a single Bale,
'robably a million pounds have been sold
'thin a lew days.
The superfluous proposition . Is before Con
gress to make the Census Bureau perman
ent. As the work of preparing the census
takes four years ago, is a long way from
completion, and at the present rate of pro
gress not likely to be completed much If any
before IS9O, it Is in the nature of a sarcasm
to propose, as the Senate does, to make the
bureau permanent. The end of the nine
teenth century is likely to be reached before
the Census of 1860 Is finished.
Bexnt Bkewster Is very tired of playing
Attorney General, and is disposed to do as
little as possible In. future, except to draw
his pay. To relieve himself of being bored
by all sorts of questions from all sorts of
people he has issued a circular setting forth
that he is not required by law to answer any
questions except they are submitted by the
President or a member of the Cabinet, and
in future he won't do it. If Benny had pur
sued this course all along he would have
more reputation for learning in the law that
he now has. It is too late now for him to
look wise and keep his mouth shut. They all
EKD OF It LA IKE'S LIBEL SUIT.
. Mr. Blame confesses that bis suit against
the Indianapolis Sentinel was for political
effect, by withdrawing it, which hi did yes
terday. His plea that he could not get a just
verdict in Indiana is puerile. He
withdrew the suit because it had never
been intended for anything but a campaign
document and a just verdict is what be does
not desire to have a matter of record.
The Republicans were in high glee when
this suit was. begun and heralded it as
a vindication, while they taunted
the Democrats because Gov. Cleve
land did not prosecute his defamer*.
The sequel shows the characteristics of the
two men. The one dares to "tell the truth, ; »
the other seeks to conceal and deny the truth
by bogus libel suits. It is fortunate for the
country that the former is the president elect.
It is difficult for Republicans to realize
that they are defeated. All things as yet re
main as they were. The immense hordes of
appointed office-holders remain in their places
iv the enjoyment of the emoluments of offi-'
ci:il station. A Republican President stiil
holds tho reins of power, aud dispenses pat
ronage and office. With impudent effront
ery Republican journals oven attempt to
busiest » Cabinet for President Cleveland.
Tiiey forget that their long day of political
aud party dictation has passed. They
are bo so accustomed to lead
and mix v in political arrangement*,
tuut Ibev. incontinently step over the line
into the Democratic camp to bestow the
benefit ' of their great experience! Their
reward for all this is public contempt.
Or they m;:y hop-.;, by this impertinent in
tr-r!crt:uce to bewilder, anil mislead, and ex
ert an inharmonious damaging " Influence.
But their efforts In this direction will be abor
tive, as all such gratuitous effrontery will be
received only with derision, The Democracy
realize, if the Republicans -do not, that the
people have delegated to tbe,m supreme nation
al power for four years from the fourth of
March next, which power they are to use
without dictation from the Republicans, for
the best interests of the nation, and for the
welfare of all the people without distinction
of race or sect.
After the fourth of March, the Republican
party will more rapidly shrivel away. Out of
power it will weaken swiftly. Its internal
feuds and discordant elements will become
still more pronounced. It has been held in
place by the cohesive power of public plun
der. That ligament broken, demoralization,
disintegration, confusion and weakness will
The howling and boastful outgivings of the
Republicans as to what they will do in 185S,
are without real substance or significance.
The proposal to at once reorganize for four
years hence with BUine as standard bearer,
is the very quintessence of fatuity. What
four years may accomplish is too faraway
in the future, to be discussed or counted
It is very true that much depends upon the
administrative work of the new dynasty
about coming into power. If the new ad
ministration shall be wise, just, moderate, if
it shall "go flow." according to the wise direc
tion of its selected bead, if it shall be conser
vative, not rash or violent, as tb±re is reason
to expect, a new era of great salubrity will
emblazon the political horizon, and the un
patriotic baseness of an old and corrupt dy
nasty will be eclipsed by the brightness, and
effulgence of the new. seeking to accomplish,
not mere, narrow party ends, but by real
statemanship, by disinterested party endea
vor, 6trive to restore honesty in public em
ployment, economy in the direction of public
affairs, a lessening of the burden of taxation,
in short a general and radical renovation of
public, political and official honesty, and mo
All Republicans do not think Blalnc is to
be a powerful leader in the future. Many
take a more sober, and philosophic view of
the situation, while heated partisans rave on,
and boastfully fling the old ticket to the
breeze for 1888. These latter will be struck
with a cooling wave of frigidity In lees than
four years, and the "grand old party" will
labor heavily in the political breakers.
There Is much significance in the follow
ing utterance of Mr. Gorham, a Washington
Republican politician <> prominence, and
one wuo Las we :e 1 a lar .. influence. He
The defeat of BUine has pat an end to cham
Republicanism, which has for year* been tin
concubine of the Democratic Turk If the Re
publican* who are devoted to juttice and equal
rights will cease mistaking the tales (or the true.
will (ease stoning ibeir prophets ana enshrining
cheats and prostitute?, there can i.c a reformed
Republican party. If the lleidsaud llalsteada aud
Blaiues are eiill to be our Aaron* in the wilderness,
i hen it would be a crime to restore a part/ in
which ttey can flourish. As for the negro, hi
«ill thrive better by a little wholesome neglect
from those who use him only as a party shib
boleth in the north while conspiring against him
in the south. The Republic baa tome dark
problems to solve, bat tbe defeat of the man who
wan violently opposed to Mabooe and coalition in
1881, 1832, and WAI. and to tbe force bill in 1875.
is surely a step forward. Blame nays he wan
defeated because Bun-hard arrested tho deser
(.inn of Catholics from the Democratic ranks.
What a confession ! He received the votes of
one-third the Democratic party of the United
states, else be would not have carried ten 'late*,
perhaps not six. I shall wait to see whether the
purty tries to recover Htrengtn by building on its
Jiteawe before 1 hasten my conclusions as to the
Clearly tbe Republican party has rested
upon shams and false pretenses. If it had
stood fearlessly, bravely on the rock of
principle it would not have felt the necessity
of ie6onlng to the chip-trap of low and dis
honest political intrigue. It resorted to
every possible; deception, to array in its be
half implacable antagonisms. By false pre
tenses it coqueted the "Irish vote;" by false
coaching it attempted to catch the "Catholic
vote," and in attempting to avail itself of
Protestant, ghastly sympathy, and summon
ed Dr. Burcbard and bis assumed godly co
horts before the standard bearer, with bis
outstretched shibboleth against the domains
of "Rum, Romanism and Rebellion."
Blame in bis catastrophe attributes bis de
feat to Dr.BurcbardV'blunder." If the party
bad relied upon solid, substantial principles
of enduring value for success, instead of
knavish, empty shams, Burchard's allitera
tion could not bave hurt it. But as sham
was their chief reliance, a blunder in its ap
plication was fatal.
The outlook then is, from all the circum
stances hinted at above aud more that could
be adduced, that the total defeat of the Re
publican party is fatal to its existence. If
the new administration fulfils just expecta
tion, as there is every reason to hope and
expect, the Republican party will drag out a
shattered and disintegrating existence till
ISBS, and if it retains vitality and coherence
enough to go into another campaign, especi
ally with Blame as its nominee, the cam
paign of 1838 will be its last. The party or
ganization will be snuffed nut with Blame as
was the old Whig party with Clay.
Meanwhile tbe restored and purified Demo
cratic party, with justice, right and honesty
for its guidance, will have put the country
on a continuaily advancing march of pros
perity, and will bave an assured lease of na
tional power, as long as that power is used
for the public good and is not abused and
does not degenerate into mere party uses, for
personal benefit and aggrandlzmcnt.
The fate of the Presidency stealing, Pres
idency buying Republican party, is tbe proph
ecy of the fate of all future parties, that lose
eight of the public weal in narrow selfishness
Prxxcz Chables Theodore, of Bavaria, is
taking lessons in surgery In Vienna. He has
made a close study of medical science, and bears
the title of doctor. He is now one of the most
aeeidious observers in the surgical class.
Gex. Sherman etlll insists that the diipnted
points between him and JeTerson Davis must be
settled outside of the newspapers. That Is, if he
can't prove his assertions he doesn't want the
country to know that he tumbled down.
A member of the Vermont legislature charges
$10 for singing a certificate of the benefits or a
cough medicine or corn cure, and has managed
to rake in about $230 this winter.
Next year the South will make her own cotton
ties, and $1,100,030 worth of machinery at the
North will remain idle. Doesn't this look a bit
like a "solid" South.
A Michigan man has been sent to jail for as
serting that he was the Emperor of Germany.
They wouldn't believe his story because he
didn't like lager.
Secretatt McCuLLocn's daughter Marie, who
was born while be held the portfolio of the
Treasury before, will make her society debut
• RIWIII says nobody in England reads Scott
now, while Waddington, the French minister to
England, says he is more read than ever in
Lieut. Greelt's wife ie the envy of her neigh
bore with seal skia tacques, tor she has a seal
skin floor rug, brought by Jser husband from the
Cleveland's portrait is to be put with thos«
of the other Presidents in the government exhibit
at the New Orleans exposition.
Charlotte Adamb says the American girl's
love is uncertain, because she flirts too much.
Any one desirous of obtaining papers or pam
phlets explaining the liberal thought and faith,
as held by Unitarians, can be supplied free by
addressing J. E. McCalne, 194 Pleasant avenue, I •
St. Paul. | .
THE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBE WEDXESD AT MORXIXG. DECEMBER. 17, 1884;
-Bound the Day •fX«pt*o. m
Mr. Stoddard delivered the fifth lecture of
bis course at the Grand Optra house last
evening, taking for bis subject the Hay of
Naples. The night was extremely cold, and
before half bis lecture was delivered Mr.
Stoddard remarked that the atmosphere of St.
Paul was somewhat cooler than that of
Naples, and that as be bad caught bis first
and only cold of last season in this city, be
would take the precaution of retiring from
the stare and putting on bis cloak. The aud
ience, however, experienced no disagreeable
glacial sensations, the lecturer's chilliness
being occasioned bj being stationed In
a draught of air at the aide of
the stare. It is unnecessary to
make mention of Mr. Stoddard's manner.
His lectures are all popular and full of in
struction, and that of last evening was no
less so than those which have proceeded It.
To the student of ancient history as well as
to those who see in the Italy of other days
something akin to romance the glimpses by
word of muutb aud canvass sketches given
by Mr. StodcUrd are full of entertainment,
and leave on many minds an Impression
more vivid and lasting Ui<tn could be rrached
by DM perusal of dozens of dusty tomes on
the people and manners of the Naples of
1800 years ago. At tuts time the history of
Koine was the history of the wjrld, and
when Christ was on the cross in Gallilee
Tiberius was its master. In hurriedly sketch
ing the history of the surroundings of the
bay of Naples Mr. Stoddsrd made
brief reference to some of tbc creat
poets and statesmen who bave lived in
this veritable tombol ancient renown. Per
haps the most deeply interesting portion of
the lecture was the description and illustra
tion of the fatal Isle of I*cbia, on which, in
1883, 3,000 people lost their lives in the city
of Ca«samicciola. Mr. Stoddard closed wltn
the projection on canvas of the Bay of Naples
by moonlight, repeating at the same time T.
Buchanan Reed's beautiful poem, "Drift
ing," the last lines of which are:
•'With dreamful eyes
11 spirit lies,
Under the walls of paradise."
LAST NIGHT Or THE STODDXItD LECTURE?.
The famous Stoddard lectures will close at
the Grand this evening, the subject for the
dual entertainment being "The Ostle Bor
dered Rhine," which will be treated in the
fascinating style customary with Mr. Stod
In referring to the production of "May
Blossom," to be given at the Grand to-mor
row night, the New York Tribine says: "Air.
Belasco has, in this pUy, which consists of
four acts, and deals with fifteen persons,
aimed to interest his audience in a simple
love story, involving simple types of cbarac
Ur, cbielly domestic, ami told in a perfectly
simple manner, aim in Uiis design he has
succeeded. Mure tuan tins, be has dcvi», v
a series of situations which are in a high de
gree vitm with human interest and brilliant
with dramatic point. 'May Blu*&om' is 'tie
best new play ever produced at the Madison
The following is the argument of Scrpette's
opera bouffe •'Fauchonelt'," to be presented
lor the first time in St. Paul during the en
gagement of the Boston Ideal Opera com
pany in this city next week:
Ttie principal interest of the story of the
opera ''Faucnonette" is fouud in the com
plex complications arising ironi the extra
ordinary resemblance of the twin titter.-,
Faucbonette and Clarice (the former a mil
liner and costuiner, the latter an opera j
stags*), and the numerous lovers of the lat- I
ter, who, when their unwelcome oilers were
rejected, seek con solution of the less prudish
sister, Faucuonette. Clarice loves and is
beloved by the young Count de Saviour, but
has been so uniortunatc as to win the ad
miration and inflame the heart of the too
susceptible king, Louis Quinze, who,
in order to possess the beautiful
opera singer, instructs De Caramellu,
bis minuter of police, to devise
means to entrap her. Hector de Caramclk,
an aired profligate, a henpecked husband, a
salacious but seuile amoroso, totally until for
his high position, but ready to pander to the
passion of bis royal master, employs the
whole of bis detective force (including the
"Private Inquiry," who watch the detectives)
to hunt down the opera singer and her lover.
But, thanks to the resemblance of the sis
ters, the stupidity of De Caramelle and his
ofilcers, the skill of the actress sineer, and •
tue devotion of the count, they contrive uot I
only to outwit them aud remain at liberty,
but also cause them to commit many ludi
crous blunders, and finally, with the consent
of the king, are relieved from persecution
and are united.
Incidental to the main story, much amuse
ment is caused by the perplexities of Bijou, i
a mulatto basket boy, and Madame de C*ra
melle. Bijou falls desperately in love with
Clarice, but fails to make an impression, j
When sent by Savlgny to the millinery es- '
tablishment of Fanchonctte, be encounters !
Clarice disguised as her sister (and manag
ing the business while Fancbouette is away
misleading the detectives); he again fall's
desperately in love and seeks con
solation of the supposed Fin
chonctte. This passion of the
negro is turned to good account by Clarice I
and her lover. Madame de Caramelle is a '
fire-eating female martinet, who has studied
fencing with a master for three years, and I
seeks to avenge a grievous wrong. She has ,
been kissed in the dark by soms unknown
man, and is, in turn, led to believe it was !
Savicrny, (Clarice In the disguise of an off)- :
cer) and the negro, Bijou. She seeks to i
avenge her desecrated lips, her dislocated
honor, and finally learns the desecrator and
dislocator to be her husband, De Caramelle,
who thought he was kissing Clarice.
This bright and cosy theatre contained
another large audience last night to witness
the performance of the Davene & Austin
allied attractions, the entertainment being
the best of »he kind ever seen in this city.
The audience was highly enthusiastic and
the verdict being that it is a first class show
in all particulars.
John J. Lemon is confined to his house by
A Plump Answer.
Geo. W. Magee brought suit a few days
ago to recover from Crawford Livingston
for . the purchase of stock in the
Bank of Livingston, Montana. Magee
alleged that be made the purchase on Mr.
Livingston's advice. Mr. Livingston filed
bis answer yesterday, in which he swears
that be never so!d him the stock and that at
no time In his life, either before or after the
purchase, "directly or indirectly, has be ever
spoken to Mr. Magee about the stock, and
did not know be thought of buying until be
bad done so and paid the money.
An Attempt at Suicide.
ISpecial Telegram to the Globe.]
Minneapolis, Minn., Dec. 16. — A car
penter named Columbus Wells, who resides
at the corner of Bloomington and Franklin
avenues, attempted to commit suicide this
evening by taking poison. As soon as discov- |
ered by his neighbors, Drs. Drew and Little
were summoned. On a table in bis room
was discovered a bottle labeled strychnine,;
(poison,) and the vial contained several )
drachms of the deadly drug. When con
scious and in possession of his mental facul- I
ties, be acknowledged that he bad taken a
knife and swallowed three doses of the poison j
as laige as be could place upon '
a knife. Restoratives were applied j
and antidotes given until it is
thought bis life is saved. He peremptorily
refuses to make any explanation further than
he was tired of life. Wells has been engaged
in the restaurant business for some time. It
is stated be has a wife and children, but he
is not living with them at present
Mrke Haley, of Sioux City, and Ed Miller,
of Omaha, bave made a match to light with !
bare knuckles. Marquis of Queen rules, j
for (250 a side. The match to come off
January 26th, within :. twenty-five miles of
Sioux City. •
BAG AND STAN.
A Peculiar Compound Which the
St. Paul Evening; Newspa
per War Develops. •
Arrest of B. H. Rnjr? for Opening Stan
ley Waterloo's Mall, Contain-
Ing Certain Epistles.
Mr- Waterloo and His Managing Editress
Conclude to Print them and get a
"Scoop"' on the Other Papers.
Toe evening newspaper war In St. Paul in
creases In richness day by day, and was pe
culiarly increased by the Day in its issue last
night. The story as told by the Dag itself
is that Stanley Waterloo, the publisher, went
to St. Louis, where his family still resides,
on business, and was detained three weeks
by illness. Tee business of the office was In
charge of B. H. Ragg, Mls»
F. M. Bagby being managing editor,
as she bad been from the beginning of the
paper. During Mr. Waterloo's absence Miss
Bagby eom-soonded with him, her missives
being a singular compound of love and busi
ness. For some reason, which in the ab- |
sence of the fool killed s unexplainable, Mr.
Waterloo bunched his B«gby cor
respondence Into an envelope and addressed
it to himself at St. Paul. Tuts letter
fell into Rugg's hands before Waterloo's re
turn and was opened Waterloo claims that
he (Hu.-j:) bad photographic copies made of
the letters and supplied them to the DUpatch
f<>r blackmailing purposes and fearing that
they would be printed elsewhere be and
Miss Bagby concluded 1 1 get in a scoop by
printing them themselves. Nine of these
epistles appeared in the Day la* l night the
following being samples.
Scxdat r. x.
I got your dear little note, and I am so Terr
bome»kk lor job — so homesick that it seems I
matt get, to you somehow. Can't yon hurry op
jut a little and come to your Bao.
St. r'*LU Sot. 25, int.
I want yon to come back jus* as quick as yon
can i«eaa*e lam so lonesome. 1 can't live
wi.h jut you, and 1 don't ever want you to go
i*>) again. I diin't hear from you to-day and
it makes me sick. Plea*« come. Your Bao.
St. Pacl, Nov. 28, !8»4.
Are yon tick? Somehow I feel as if you were.
Why don't yon write, if only a line. No letter
again lu-tlay. sad 1 don't consider it fair at all.
You know I an i work when I d ;n'i bear from
you.l a . nearly u*ed up the other.day but'l am
1 all right now, and oh, so anxious to hear from
, yon. Bao.
Not. 27, «:?op. m.
I knew it. Kate jest brought me your letter a
few miaute- ago, audl saw that yon had been
HI. bo 1 believe it Moald be belter for yon. The
, relief aud rv-i i- what yon need. 1 don't like to
luiiik ol part o£ your surroundings. It teems to
tura and ail wrong. '1 :.e room is not rented and
1 hope you will come — we mi*s you so much.
and 1, mure than 1 can tell. I am homesick for
St. P»ci, Nov. 23. IBS 4.
I wish yoa were here. The blizzard has mod
erated and the keen air would do yon good.
Mr* K. It raving the room for yon. Her other
daughter Is here cow. 1 shall hope to see yon
Kjun. I think every day that maybe yon will be
i here at flight. 1 waul 10 see you «o moch — more
every mlunte. It maker me feel so bad to think
you wanted to bear from me and (here was no
letter, bat I know you have one by now. 1 love
yon and I want you to succeed; but you will a iy
how. I'd love you anyway. Bao.
The room i* being saved for you. 1 am so
glad. Be sure to set rid of ilugg. He Is utterly
incompetent now, and 1 haven t any use for him
now that I see how he speaks about yon. Plea*
don let him stay here. lie blunders «o inexcus
ably every day that it makes me antic. 'l wish
1 could know about when you will get back. We
must make the Dty a success. Your reputation
depends on it. and my happiness. Bat 1 still
think that you would do well to let me take
Ragg'» place. I would like to learn the business,
and 1 see already that 1 know a good deal of it.
What do you say? P. M. B.
1 write this feeling that yon may have started
The next letter renews her demand for
Rujrg's decapitation, and concludes by saying
"If we fail now it i, good bye to everything."
Another letter, dated Dec 3, assures Wat
erloo that she needs his help very much, and
I sat upon Heifer to-day, and ranted around
generally. Yon would not have objected 1 know,
because I tore everything up regardless. You
must let me help you down stairs. But I
want you back, to much. Please hurry.
P. M. B.
The concluding is cheerful:
Your letters both came to-nis»ht, and they make
me rested. I have been such a terror to the
office all week, that 1 think they'll be glad to see
you back. Uemova Rugg, get an advertising
man, and then (If your money - matters are in
shape) we shall work expecting to accomplish
something. Won't it be- pleasant? We mutt
I tueeted. 1 have done the best possible since yon
; left. When shall 1 look for you! F. M. B. (1
In publishing these letters the Dvj, or we
might say the parties to the correspondence
1 say, "She (Miss Bagby.) under
stands the business thoroughly, and
j has grown up In newspaper knowledge of
He years side by side with Mr. Waterloo.
Tbe two have as close relations as are right
to exist between a married man and an un
married woman, and trust and believe in
Mr. Waterloo appends the following certi
ficate to the letters:
These are the letter* on which the blackmail
ers rely There is not a human being in the
world, blackmailer and thief bough he may be,
who dare say anything against the personal char
acter or the reputation of Miss Bagby. The
relations are clean and have always been. Her
Funding and that of her family are well known.
She hexeelf requested the paolication of the let
Mr. Rugg accompanied by Hussey, the
ex-Day circulator, climbed into the Globs
editorial rooms about midnight to make a
statement of his side of the case. United
States Marshal Denny arrived at the same
time, and, drawing a warrant from bis
pocket for the arrest of Rugg, notified him
that he had been looking for him since 5
"ill read it to you," said the marshal.
"Let me read it," said Mr. Ragg. The
marshal banded him the document, and he
read a warrant accusing him of having
opened on, Dec. 1, a letter addressed to
Stanley Waterloo, Metropolitan hotel, St.
Mr. Rugg didn't seem to understand it
exactly while Hussey was very profuse in
assuring the marshal that Kugg ''would be
there." Mr. Denny politely intimated that
he probably would as he was in his (Denny's)
Mr. Hussey, finding that his midnight as
surance was not a legal bail bond in Minne
sota, rang the telephone for Capt. lastle's
house. It was a very cold night, so cold
that the oil congealed on the
wires when Castle responded. As be
resides a mile from the Globe office it
wasn't convenient for him to make a mid
night trip. It migiit freeze his oleagenous
nose off, and no oil inspector could be ex
pected to take such risks. So Castle, who
bad been shivering at the other end of the
wire, until his chattering teeth rang the tele
phone bell, "hung up," and wrapped a couple
of oil barrels around him to get warm, the
Globe placed a dripping pan under the tele
phone to keep tbe grease from the floor, and
tbe newpaper and official visitors departed
The object of Mr. Ruirg's call at the Globe
office, where be was arrest* i, was to present
STATEMENT OF HIS CASE.
St. Paul, Dec. 16, 1834.— a somewhat
extended experience it has been the policy of the
writer not to respond to the pert onal attacks of
either dishonest persons or to reply to untruthful
or malicious statements, but . finding my name
bandied about in an evening paper which per
chance may be read by some not in a position to
learn of the facts, it becomes me to say a few
words through the public press-
In the first place, a blackmailer should— it
seems to me — select a victim with money,
which convenient and useful commodity
Stanley Waterloo does not possess, conse
quently he could not possibly be reached by
such a scheme. Such . being the fact, be
would be entirely, safe from the meshes of tbe
blackmailer. As to treachery, I will simply
•tat* that no deceit or treachery was prac
ticed by me in any way Inimical to the in
terests of Stanley Waterloo or any
ofa r pers n ta^ociated w.th him. I
! »uaiit, however, tbat before I foand
oat the moral and financial irrespons
ibility of some of the chief* of the concern,
1 did tue language to business men which
care them confidence in its stability. I also
Touched for tbe newspaper experience of
some of the talent (f) brought tnere, which I
sincerely regret. I Uke this opportunity to
humbly beg the pardon of any I may hare
unintentionally assisted in hoodwinking, for
I have learned tbat their excellence — if any
they hare — lie* in another direction.
It is a fact tbat I was in charge
If tbe business department of the paper,
and tLat as soon as Waterloo returned
from his trip to St. Louts upon ".certain
business" that I left the office and tbe em
ploy of the same, after seeing th« employes
paid with a few exceptions.
As to the "letter" business the facts are
these: This man Waterloo, who Is evi
dently the author of the matter under con
cideration, was Tery careful to charge
me before tearing for 8t Louis, as
be had previously dune, to open all letters
When I promised Waterloo last July that I
would run the advertising for bis scheme (I
never beard a word about handling the busi
ness part of the paper until I reached this
city) I did not know him. After four
months' experience with this man I bave
formed. I believe, so correct an estimate of
him that I am only called upon to regret that
I allowed myself to give credit, or hsve mv
name in any way associated in the incorpor
ation of a company with the privilege of
issuing a large amount of capital stock — on
wuether addressed to the office or to him per
sonally, for said be, "I am likely to receive
letters from women tbat I must keep from
truing upstairs, open everything, and bold my
private letters till' I get back." This I did.
Tbe statement tbat I went to tbe Metropol
itan hotel for Waterloo's mail is simply a
base, unqualified lie, such as its maker' is
capable of manufacturing at any time upon
short notice In quantities to suit.
As for any collusion or conspiracy with any
body against tne paper in iU circulation, or
any other department. I pronounce any
charge or innuendo an entire fabrication.
Tue little reading I have had time for in
the field of science seems to produce prepon
derant evidence tbat Platonic love has ceased
to exist at the present stage of civilisation
and Christianity. B. H. Ruoo.
The Globs took occasion to chat with Mr.
Rugg and he reiterated his statement that
while the letter bad been addressed to the
Metropolitan, some one, presumably the post
>fflee, had stricken out the Metropolitan
and inserted th« Day, and it came
to him in the course of business. In
response to tbe direct question a* to
whether be had made photographic or other
copies of tbe letters as alleged, he thought,
in view of bis arrest, he bad better not say
anything, ss he did not care to give Mr".
Waterloo his case in advance.
Mr. Rug* will be arraigned before Com
missioner Spencer this uuruing for exam
ALL ABOUND THE GLOBE.
The national sangerfest, to be held in Mil
waukee next year, will open July 21, and close
on the 25th with a grand musical festival.
W. J. Gallagher waa arrested in Chicago
yesterday for having forged the tally sheet
showing tbat Brand had ten majority for the
Tbe bouse committee on Indian affairs has
decided to report adversely the jont resolu
tion providing for the improvement of tbe
Indians by giving them citizenship.
A committee from St. Louis was In Spring
field, 111., yesterday In consultation with the
Lincoln Guard of Honor, with a view to a
musical commemoration ot the anniversary
of Lincoln's death. April 15 next.
Four hundred miners a' PitUburg struck
vestcriay against a reduction of twelve and
one-half cents per ton .
At New York a jury has been obtained in
the case against Sullivan and Greenfield, tbe
James Mitchell, the pugilist, was arrested
yesterday in Philadelphia for murder. It is
alleged that Muldoon received injuries in a
fight with Mitchell which proved faul.
Col. Newton, the American biologist, while
riding a tricycle in Lou Jon, came in contact
• itb a cab, was thrown to tbe ground and
received injuries from whif-h he died. He
leaves a wife and one daughter.
Mrs. Sealey, of Rochville Cc nter, L. L.
baa proved herself a heroine. A tramp called
on her and demanded her money. Sue went
to a bureau ostensibly for the purpose of
getting her pocket book, but instead she se
cured a revolver with which she shot the
tramp and killed him.
A fire in Pluck Hill, Miss., early jesterday
morning, burned half tbe town.
Dr. .ienry Leo, of New York, was arrested
at Memphis, Term., on the charge of passing
forged checks amounting to about $1,1)00.
Capt. 8. Quigley, postmaster at FonUnia,
Wis., a summer resort on Lake Geneva,
commitU-d suicide yesterday by hanging. He
was widely and favorably known among tbe
patrons of this summer resort.
Dayton, 0., was visited by a fire yesterday
morning, which destroyed tbe warehouse,
factory and machinery of G. Stomps & Co.,
one of the oldest houses In the city. Loss
140,009; iusurance $17,000.
A freight train on the Kansas Southern col
lided wiih tbe Santa Fe switch engine draw
ing cars near Kansas City last night, and
twenty freight cars were wrecked.
Tbe evidence yesterday before tbe com
mittee in Washington, investigating irrrcgu
larities in the first comptroller's office, was
very unanimous tbat J. J. Barker, of Kansas,
the accusing witness, is the monumental
bar of the age.
NEW GOVERNOR FOR MONTANA.
R Platt Carpenter, of New York Se
Washisgtox, Dec. 18.— The president
sent the following nominations to the sen
ate to-day :
B. Platt Carpenter, of New York, governor
of Montana; Win. H. Bliss, of Missouri,
attorney for tbe United States, Eastern dis
trict of Missouri.
Postmasters — A. L. Haskell. Larnpasas,
Texas; Wm. H. Griffin, Galveston, Texas.
Cleveland's Coming: Reception.
[Special Telegram to the Globe. |
Albany, N. V., Dec. 10.— Invitations have
been issued bj Gov. Cleveland for a recep
tion, to be held at the executive mansion on
the evening of Tuesday, Dec 33. The cards
of invitation state the reception hours are
from 9to 11 o'clock. Tbe invited guests in
clude the prominent citizens of Albany and
their families, and are limited, with but few
exceptions, to such persons at the capital as
bave extended social courtesies to the gov
ernor during bis official residence here. Tbe
governor will be assisted by his sisters, Mrs.
Hoytand Miss Elizabeth Cleveland. Tbe
occasion will be a pure y social one, being oi
no political significance whatever.
A Motion to Quash the Indictments.
Chicago, Dec. 16. — The parties charged
with participation in the Eighteenth ward
election frauds, were before Judge Blodgett,
in the federal court this morning. In the
case of all exceptGleason, motions were made
to quash the indictments, and Friday was set
for the argument of this motion. In the
case of Gleason he was allowed until Thurs
day to plead.
Will Not Reduce Rates.
Chicago, Dec. 16. — At a meeting of the
northwestern railroads to-day it was decided
not to reduce freight rates because grain is
low. Railroad men say they did not ad
vance rates when grain waa high, and tbat
the price of grain does not affect transpor
A. P. Wilkes, Seven Corners; John Boy
den, 323 East Seventh street; F. H. Hlnnert,
374 Dayton avenue, and P. C. Lutr, the drug
gists who are always looking after the inter
ests of their customers, have now secured.the
sale of Dr. Bosanko's Cough and Lung Syrup,
a remedy that never faiia to cure cougbs,
colds, pains in tbe chest and all lung affec
tions. For proof try a free sample bottle.
Regular size 50c and $1.
BLAINE'S BACK DOWN,
By Dismissing 1 His Grand Libel Suit
Against the Indianapolis
,_ Sentinel. _^~X
The Baby Act Closed by His Declaration That
He Could Not Get Justice In as
Indiana Court. __
ISDiAXAPOLi3,Dec. 16. — Blame this morn
ing dismissed the libel suit against the Sen
tad in the United States court. The prin
cipal ground was that he could not get jus
tice in Indiana. It W) s set or trial the 231
instant. The following is Blaiue's letter to
his attorneys, instructing them to dismiss the
Washington, D. C, Dec. 10. Messrs.
Harrison, Miller and Eiain, Counsellors at
Law. Gentlemen : When I requested you in j
August hist to bring suit against the publish- i
ers of the Indianapolis Sentinel for libel, I did
bo in the belief that the wrong done me by
that paper, being entirely of a personal and
domestic character, could be fairly tried with
out un Ju» influence from political considera
tions. I confess I was profundly amazed to
find the matter at once taken up and the
libel reproduced with all possible exaggera
tion In every Democratic paper in Indiana.
Except from three members of the Demo- |
cratic party of that state I never heard that a
word of dissent or disapproval was spoken,.
while the great mass of Democratic speakers i
repeated the libel from every stump in
Indiana with vituperative rancor,
with jibe and ribald jest.
It was thus made, so far as anyjmatter of the
kind can be made on issue, in any exciting
political campaign and the Democrats of the
*tate were thoroughly poisoned in their
minds in regard to the question to be dcci led
at law. Under such conditions it is simply
impossible that lean have a fair trial, that
I can Expect any other result than that
which Informally attends a politi
cal libel suit growing out of
an exciting campaign in this
country. If I were unfair enough to desire a
jury of my own partisans, I could not
have it. A properly constituted governor in
Indiana would be composed of members of
both political parties in equal proportions.
When I visted Indiana In October 1 was re
peatedly advised that six Democrats could
not be found in the *tate who in a political
suit would give a verdict against their
leading pa«-ty organ . This did not neces
sarily convey an imputation upon their
personal integrity as citizens, but siirply that
the blinding of party prejudice would utterly
prevent an impartial consideration of the
question submitted. l am perfectly able to fight
the Satiittd newspaper in an Indiana court,
but would Rtand no chance whatever against
the consolidated venom of the Democratic
party of the state with these surroundings
and with this prospect. It It idle for me to
go through the trouble and annoyance of a
trial. The questions propounded by the bill
of discovery have already been substantially
and fully answ, reft by me, and I am willing
to leave my written statement and answers
under oath to the judgment of the public.
Ido not choose to have the case indirectly
concluded by a technicality or suffered to die
in silence. I prefer to make this frank and
open statement of reason which induced me
to believe the prosecution of the case would
be utterly fruitless. Veiy respectfully,
James G. Blaixe.
THEY DOWNED HARD.
Some Interesting: Correspondence In
the Grant-Chaffeo Reference
New York. Dec. 16. — In the Grant-Chaffcc
suit, Col. -S. B. Eikins testifies that Grant
told him bis father-in-law bad a claim for
about $500,000 which amount the latter bad
advanced the firm.
"Grant showed me," said the witness,
"contract receipts to prove the firm
was not in such a bad way. They
read: 'Received from U. S. Grant, Jr.,
blank dollars which we promise to pay within .
sixty days with thirty per cent, interest. I
had never seen anything like it. I put the
receipts in a pigeonhole as worthless. The
amounts mentioned were about $700,000 or
$800,000. I made no enquiry where the
money was raised or what was done with it
We were not as cool then as we are now."
Col. Bliss offered in evidence a letter dated
May 4. 1384, written by Ward to Elkins for
his kindness and adds:
"Fish has secured $100,000 and I have
#150,000, which will prevent trouble. . You
can rely on me."
The following letter to U. S. Grant, Jr.,
was also put in:
May 5, — Dear Buck: I am very
much afraid the end has come, and that un
less something is done to-night everything
will be over to-morrow. Now take it cool,
old boy, and don't get excited, but renumber
that we dont want our names to go down, !
and we will tight before it comes. I tlnd
Tappan, city chamberlain, has drawn $100,000
and this with the check of Vanderbilt of
$150,000 will, I know, end this matter. I
had hoped to get more loans on the Buffalo
and Philadelphia bonds, but could not. Ran
dall had $100,000 government 4 per cent,
bonds with us to-day, but got scared and
drew out. Now, I have got the following
securities which can be used to-morrow, and
if in any way we can get checks
to-night for $500,000 it must bo
done and we will put up the securities.
(Here the writer enumerates the securities,
aggregating $1, 700, including $400,000
Chicago & Atlantic notes, endorsed by the
Erie railroad, and $130,000 |of Erie notes.)
Then he goes on : "We must get $500,000
on them and have the check dated to-day.
Now go to Vanderbilt and tell him just how
we stand and that if he will do this for
as we will send him $SOO,OOO
or $900,000 of securities in the morning
whichever he may select of them, and if he
wont do it, try elsew c c f< r we must not go
down with all these good things on hand. I
am going to start out myself, and may be
able to do something. So go right at it,
Buck, and remember if it Is not done
it will end our business career. This is the
last draft Tappan will have to make, but if
we don't raise $500,000 to-night it will be our
last blow. I will be home some time during
the night, for I shall go everywhere, so Bend
me word what you succeed in doing, and if
you get the check send it over
by messenger. . Vanderbilt can draw on
the Chemical bank if he wants to. We must
have a loan for ten days anyway until we get
the bank straight. I am going to several
bank men myself and will be home late, so
don't try to find me, but try and get all you
can. This is our last hope, Buck, so do all
you can. Yours, F. Ward.
Clerrlttml in th* South.
[St. Louis Post-Dispatch. |
Missouri gave Cleveland a much larger
popular vote than he received in any other
one of the former slave states. But each of
the five great Northern states of Illinois, In
diana, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York
gave him many more than Missouri. To
gether those five states gave him 1,882,255
votes, while the eleven seceded states gave
him only 1,146,057, and the sixteen states
called "the South" only 1,623,137.
Why Cleveland it Liked.
[New York Letter to Cincinnati Enquirer.]
Mr. Cleveland gives himself much less
concern about what is thought and gossip
ped than anybody else. He does not seem
to be curious nor inquisitive. He lives in
an agreeable and rather large bouse provided
by the state, which is half a mile or so from
the Capitol, and he walks to and fro, and of
late baa been taking his official business
home and working at night so as to get out
of the range of callers and still perform his
tasks. His remarkable success in politics
may have seemed to him providential or the
reward of sticking to the plain duties in
hand. He is really very little known in
Albany and imperfectly known in the state.
One of the tradesmen in Albany said to
me: ••This man Cleveland has got the con
fidence of our average people by attending
to his business. They do not think that he
is a great man, but they believe him to be a
i firm one, and one who docs not much con-
I salt either public clamor or public fury, who
has a slight satirical nature, does not like to
te ustkl t; "stterers an refuses to be swerv
ed aside by public hostility, however great."
Consequently Cleveland holds a place
fairly strong in the public superstition
There are plenty of old Democrats through
the country and in the Southern states who
think they see in him qualities like Monroe
and even Jackson.
BANCROFT THE HISTORIAN.
Graphic Description ofThi* Xolnble Man.
The "Washington correspondent of the New-
York World furnishes aiaost readable sketch
of George Bancroft, the historian, who is one
of the most noticeaVe figures in Washington
The remarkable preservation of his visor
at the advanced age of eighty -four years, is
what makes him most interesting. He is not
the most charming conversationalist in the
world. He fairly roars as he talks. He ap
pears always as if he were addressing some
one a dozen yards away. He shouts several
sentences at a friend in this high key and
then without waiting or listening to any one
else he moves to address some one else. Ho
calls as much as the most active society
y» unir man. He darts in and out of the
leading houses of the town with a light skip
that is almost offensive in its exuberant
agility. This veteran still has a slim erect
figure. His legs are straight. There is no
weakness there. He holds himself together
with all that goes to make a good military
set-up. He is especially agile in the presence
of ladies, and under the inspiring glance of
a lovely society bud the veteran curvets,
shies and skips with the lightsome grace of
some of the thoroughbreds he has been so
fond of riding in the past.
This is a picture of him as I saw him the
other day: He sat in a low, easy pony ph:;e
to.i drawn by a stout blae* horse, wearing
a plain, unornamented ■■run—. Just back
of him in the rumble sat his favorite colored
groom, who held the reins over the historian's
left shoulder. The old man wore a dark
blue trim rued Prussian officer's c*p pulled
well down upon his gleaming eyes, looking
out through a huge pair of round heavily
gold mourned glasses resting upon a real
hawk nose. A snowy white silky mass of
moustache and beard brought out his high
fresh color, and stood out in strong contrast
with the dull black of bis heavy pilot-cloth
overcoat, while about bis legs was an afirhau
of red, black and yellow worsteds. It was a
warm sunny day . His bone Jogged along
with a steady gait, while the veteran roared
a soliloquy at his servant about his calling
places. The man leaned forward deferen
tially and superintended the calling list
Where he said stop the veteran would throw
aside his afghan and skip up the Steps, seem
ing to restrain himself by an effort from
turning handsprings on his way.
Mr. Bancroft lives a very regular life, and
as he bus always taken a groat deal of out
door exercise, it is not hard to account for
bis long life. lie has never burdened him
self with work, lie ha.* been all his long life
writing a history that could have been written
iv ten years with moderate labor. One page
of manuscript a day of 250 words he regards
as a good 'lay's work. Mr. Blame, his fellow
historian, a man In the full vigor of his life,
regards 1,000 words a day as all any man cau
be expected to do well for a period of protrac
ted work. Think of this, ob, mercilc-sa edi
tors, who crack the whip over newspaper re
porters! Mr. Bancroft is a very considerate
individual. He is a fierce Democrat and does
not recognize the word Republicans. In
speaking to them he always says, ••You
Up to the close of last fall he has always
devoted several hours a day to horseback
riding. He has ridden young dancing thor
oughbreds. It has been a theory with his
friends that he would be killed some day by
his devotion to this class of horseflesh, but
he has very good fortune. He had a narrow
escape this winter and that with another
misfortune has put an end to bis riding for
the white. One horse he bad sent to him
from Kentucky he asked his groom to try for
him before mounting. This was an unusual
request as the old gentleman generally trie*
bib own horses. The horse showed bad tem
per from the start, reared so violently as to
fall over backwards, nearly killing the
groom. The second venture was also a Ken
lucky one. This cost Mr. Bancroft $1,000.
The horse went dead lame soon after the
purchase, and is considered almost a total
loss. Upon the vicious horse he got his
money back. Mr. Bancroft expects" to re
sume his horseback rides in the spring
Several gentlemen in Speaker Carlisle's
rooms were talking of Bancroft and other
old ineu who have passed beyond eighty. It
was evident from the cases reported with the
personal knowledge of the men present that
the conditions of modern life are favorable
to longevity. One gentleman frcm Mime
told of seeing at Topsbam, in that state, in
the recent campaign six men who were over
eighty -five, while one on the stand was nine
ty. Another, Cupt. Davis, aged ninety-five,
sent greetings but was unable to come. An
Ohio man spoke of Robert Cruttie, who lives
near Toledo. He is 103. He served as a
Lieut, nant In the battle of Lake Erie. Mr.
Carlisle spoke of Capt Graham, Joe Black
burne's father-in who danced at a ball
at the ago of ninety-nine, and who sat out a
great dinner given la his honor at Louis /tile
upon his lootli birthday. He is yet living. It
was only the other day that Gen. Han of
the army, aged eighty-seven, married What
a lie is the old saw. "Go it while you are
young, for when you are old you can't" *■>
Jim l-'i ■>/•:'.* Qnnwromity,
"When I was head cutter for the late Mr.
Llnthicum," said a Fourteenth street tailor,
"Col. Fisk was among .Mr. Liuthicum's cus
tomers. The store was under the Metropoli
tan hotel. The first time I saw the colonel
was when be came in and ordered three of.
the finest suits of clothes that could be made.
The colonel, on account of fatness, was a
bard man to fit, but I laid myself out to
please him. The suits were tried on, and a
few days afterward he dropped in and said:
'Go to ,'s mentioning one of the finest
of Broadway jewelry stores, 'and see what
he's got for you. I thought he was joking,
but, as soon as I knocked off that afternoon,
I went to the store and asked if Col. Fi ,k
had left any orders for me.
" 'I should say he had,' replied the pro
prietor. 'He said that you were to choose a
souvenir from these three rings,' and he put
three splendid diamond rings on a mat on
the counter. Take your choice, please; I've
other customers to attend to. Col. Fisk told
me to send the bill for the ring that you
chose to him.' Well, I chose this ring, and
I wouldn't part with it for any amount of
money unless my wife and I were starving.
It has twenty-three diamonds, you see, and
the jeweler told me that the diamonds, with
out the workmanship on the ring, were worth
about $300. Col. Fisk had his faults, they
Bay, but I'll never believe that a man who
could show such kindness to a poor workman
had any very grave faults." — New York Huh,
A I'atifnt Spatter.
A new cash and ticket indicator is attract
ing some attention with railroad men. Th«
device has for its object the prevention of t
diversion of cash receipts from their proper
destination; being intended to prevent con
ductors from robbing moneys collected on
the trains, and keeping and selling uncan
celed tickets, the appliance at the same time
furnishing the company with a full and com
plete record of all passengers carried on the
trains, whether they pay cash, present tickets,
or band in trip passes. It consists of a box
with a glass front, one of these boxes being
placed on a panel between the windows un
der the rack for each double seat. Ih this
box the conductor places the ticket, which
falls into one of the two upper compartments,
still remaining in sight, but inaccessible by
any but the proper agent at the place or sta
As each new passenger takes a seat he
drops into the lower compartment the ticket
of his predecessor in that seat. A passenger
can, tell from the "indicator" whether or not
a seat is really occupied; and if Is being
"hogged" (or occupied by some mythical
'.'friend" of the passenger in the next seat)
he can readily disprove the occupancy. At
the same time a passenger who leaves his
seat at a station, before bis journey's end,has
his right seat reserved to him, but he can not
reserve two Beat* at once in the train. — In.
Key West is to have a belt street car line
around the city.