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ington, D. C, Oct. 7.10 p.m.— Observations
taken at the same moment of time at all sta
Stations. c W'th'r Stations. o Wth'r
Duluth 40! Cloudy [New York.. jit; Clear
St. Paul 42' Cloudy Chicago ... 48 Cloudy
LaCrosse... 45 Clear Cincinnati. 52 Cloudy
Huron 36 Clear Cleveland.. 39 Lt rai
Moorbead... 36 Cloudy Boston Hy r'u
St. Vincent.. 38 Cloudy Dcs Moiues. 50 Ltrain
Bismarck... 33 Clear Galveston.. 75iFair
Ft. liuford.. 10 Cloudy Memphis... 60|Clear
Ft. Assln'bn 52 Clear Montreal... '■'< Cloudy
Ft. Custer... 52 Clear Nashville... -in Cloudy
Helena 58 Clear Quebec 36 Cloudy
Ft. Garry... 31 Cloudy Shreveport. 67 Cloudy
Minnedosa.. 321 Hazy St. Louis... 60 i Fair
Mo.l. Hat i Vieksburjr.. 65 Cloudy
Appelle Washington 50 Clear
Albany 37JClear Xc\vOr]eans;72,Cloudy
THE HOME REI'OItT.
Barometer, 30.03: thermometer, 43: hum.
77; wind, northwest; weather, cloudy;
maximum thermometer, 52; minimum
thermometer, 38; Sally range, U. Biver—
Obso«-ved height, 3.1: fall in 24 hours, 0.1.
Xoie— , • .:; eter corrected for temperature
and elevation. P. F- Lyons,
Sic-nal Corps, U. S. A.
Washington, Oct. 8. 1 a. —For the
upper lake Ion: Fair weather, preceded
by local showers; north to northwest winds,
becoming variable; slight changes in temper
aturo rising, followed in northwest portion by
falling barometer. For upper Mississippi
valley; Fair weather, northerly winds, be
coming variabl*. slightly colder in extreme
southern portions, falling, followed by slowly
rising temperature in northern and central
portions. For Missouri valley: Fair weather,
slightly cooler in southern portions and
warmer in northern portions, lower, pre
ceded in the extreme southern portion by
rising barometer, variable winds, preceded
in southern portions by southeast winds.
TIIK DAILY GLOBE.
First —Political, Sporting, Washington
and General Telegraphic News.
Second Page—St. Paul News.
Third —Minneapolis News.
Fourth Page Editorial and Northwestern
Seventh Page— Advertisements.
Eighth Far^e —Advertisements.
Tho stock market was unusually active and
strong all day yesterday. It opened rather
irregular, but the changes from the evening
before ■.• ere only for small fractions and with
only moderate reactions. The most active
slocks were Lackawanna and St. Paul for
the advances made. Minneapolis & St.
Louis common, which is among tho most in
active stocks, rose 1% and Northern Pacific
preferred lJi. St. Paul sold up fio.n 76% to
Is%, and closed ', lower with a net advance ■
of ■:'•'. per cent. Northwestern, however,
■»-as comparatively quiet and steady, making
v tain of only % per cent. Omaha common
is ).j) l).j per ccut. Wheat advanced all
NUB OF Til E N X WS.
T'.'ilwaukce & St. Paul earnings are increas
Vice President Kcndricks is doing the St.
Work on the St. Cloud & Wilmar road has
Extensive rains are causing irreat damage
in the valley ot Mexico.
The Nicollct club reception at the West
hotel was a big success.
T)r. Jrtliez L. 31. Curry of Virginia is the
new minister to Spain.
The Eagan law has been declared uncon
stitutional in Michigan.
The Ramsey county grand jury submitted
its report and adjourned.
Fanny Witherspoon will attempt to lower
the three-mile trotting record.
Lord Nelson will be trotted a mile heat to
day at the state fair ground.
John J. Knox would make certain amend
ments to the Warner silver bill.
The Massachusetts Democrats nominated
an exc< i>tionully strong ticket.
McKeown, the Winnipeg champion, will
fight Sanders of Fargo on .Sunday.
Minister Foster's diplomatic mission to
Spain it develops was a Bat failure.
Carl Schurz has boon suggested as the head
for the new civil service commission.
Friends of the Blair educational bill predict
its prompt passage by the next congress.
Edward Gove, the alleged bigamist, in ,t'ae
Minneapolis district court was acquitted.
Btnine telegraphs Foraker his belief that
• the Judge will be the next governor of Ohio.
A German of Contral'.a, 111., fiuds himself
m-HU two wives, .sisters, but will not be prose
B 'ports on mission work were given at the
met ting of the Sv. Paul presbytery in Miune-
The Northern Pacific statement for July
r.nd August is out showing tin increase of net
; lilroat! Commissioner Murdock explains
why some Minneapolis grain was inspected in
TbeSt. Paul Turnvereiti at its annual meet
ing el< cted offi sers and arranged for a public
All r.rrnncTPments have been completed for
a joint debate between Judge I'oraker ami
The Northwestern Traffic association lines
will accept no more double-deck cars for
A bridegroom of 10 and a bride of 13 were
ruthlessly separated in Tennessee by the
District Attorney Dorshcimcr confidently
predicts n complete Democratic victory iv the
New York election.
The mother of Blind Tom. the musical
pro.-li}!y, is making a contest for the legal
possession Of her sou.
The official report of tho Knights of Labor
shows an increase in the order durin-- the
past year of 75 per cent.
Young Frank Hiscocks of New York thinks
Nov.- York is liable to go Republican, though
the Xcw Yorkers ;ire terril iy worked up over
their defeat by the Chicago club.
More testimony showing the disturbing ef
fects of Manitoba trains on university work
-was taken in the Hennepin district court.
Ziobach's backing for the Dakota governor
ship is something remarkable in the number
of signers to his potiiions for the position.
Commissioner Thoinan will tender his resig
nation from the civil service commission
immediately upon his arrival in fVasbia ton.
A tramp attempted to wreck a train on the
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paol road, near
Rorthilold. by jjiucin? ties on the traqfc. A
work train stopped at tho obstruction and tho
trainmen captured the wretch, who is now in
jail at Northfleld.
lln<? cholera is prevailing to an alarming
extent in tho vicinity of Yimkton, Dak. Tho
majority of farmers have lost half their
The Minnesota Coramandery of the Loyal
Legion elected members and listened to a
paper by Geu. li. W. Jolmsou at its October
The miners arrested for riot at lloek
Springs, Wyo., were not indicted by the
grand Jury. They received an ovatiou by
Wflliam Britney, a married man, eloped
from Kingston, Minn., with ih^ wife of .Mar
cus Martin. The last heard of the couple was
that they took the train east at Litcnfleld.
The supreme court granted a now trial in
the test case Of the St. Paul & Sioux City
railroad against the auditor and treasurer of
Hennepin county to determine the taxability
of 200,1)110 acres of railroad lands.
Claronoo Bennett, a professional boxer,
while a' Woonsocket, Dak., giving entertain
ments, attempted to outrage v, laundry woman
and was arrested. He was taken from jail
and a coat of tar and feathers administered.
FNTEENATIONAIi PAPER MOXEY.
Mr. Ignatius Donnelly's eloquence Is
only .surpassed by his originality. An illus
tration of this is found in his speech at
Dulutb yesterday, in which betakes a step
in advance of all the currency doctrinaires.
He does not stop with the proposition to
have an international metallic standard, but
he goes further and proposes that there
shall be an international paper currency.
Such is the heroic remedy which Mr. Dok
xej.i.y suggests for the evils which threaten
the destruction of civilization. Mr. Dox
neixt's argument has at least the merit of
novelty, and he speaks as a man the earn
estness of whose nature is thrown into the
cause he advocates. First making a careful
review of our late state census and demon
strating from the figures that there has
been a decrease in the population of the
agricultural sections of the state and "an
unnatural crowding of population to» the
great centers to live off each other, . and
eventually to suffer from the non-growth of
the agricultural regions tributary to them,"
he says: "What were the causes of this state
of things? They were threefold. First,
n general or world condition, due to the de
creasing production of gold and an in
creasing demand for it in business and the
arts. The human family is increasing at a
tremendous rate and the business and com
merce of the world are increasing in like pro
portion, but all values are fixed by a metal
steadily rising in value from its
increasing scarcity, and which by its
increasing purchasing power sends all
other things in the world on a down grade.
The world is dealing on a constantly falling
market; this arrests production, enforces
idleness, increases discontent and puts a
steadily increasing strain on all forms of
government. If the process continues the
end of this century will be as stormy and
revolutionary as was the fatal close of the
last century. There is but one remedy—
but that the world is not apt to adopt—and
that is for the great nations to unite by
treaty for an issue of paper currency in each
nation, not to exceed a lixed ratio to pop
ulation, for which not only the faith of the
nation shall be pledged, but every foot of
property in those nations, to be exclusive
legal tender, not only in the nation that Is
sues it, but in all the other great nations
party to the contract. This would be a
heroic remedy, but it may be necessary to
save civilization. Certainly this intelligent
and warlike age cannot be forced back
into the condition of Europe before
the discovery of America led to the
importation of the accumulated gold of
Mexico and Peru hoarded through many
centuries. Given the two elements of the
problem, a constantly increasing popula
tion and constantly decreasing basis of cur
rency, and the results cannot but be dis-
astrous to the peace and safety of mankind.
All the paper money of the world, notes,
bills of exchange, checks, have been simply
devices to supply the inadequacy of the
metallic currency. A great civilized world
must move forward on the same line, and
establish a currency that will be good
throughout the whole world, and that can
be increased in exact proportion to the
increase of population. This question of
the world's currency lies at the base of
civilization, of progress, of morality, of
intellectual growth, of religious peace. If
the intelligence of the world is notable to
solve, the problem, the time is not far
distant when it will have to choose between
despotism and anarchy."
TIII2 GRABBERS GRABBED.
Whatever else may be said of the present
administration there can be >no complaint
against it because of any failure to investi
gate and unearth the tremendous land
frauds which had been engaged in for years,
whereby the government was being robbed
of the public domain. Commissioner
Spabks has made a faithful, honest and
energetic land officer, and is bringing the
grabbers right up to taw every time. The
conclusion of his examination of the rail
road grants shows that the complaints which
the people have been making against the
corporations are not unfounded. The re
port shows that all of the railroad
companies which are claiming land
under grants from the government
are holding more than they are
entitled to, and some of them largely in ex
cess of their grants. The fact that one
railroad company in Minnesota has been
holding 400,000 acres more than belongs to
it is the best evidence that the complaints
recently made through the Globe were
well founded. The Globe assured its
readers that at the proper time the land
office would ascertain the facts and make
them public. Our promise has been made
good and we now feel equally safe in giv
ing the additional assurance that the power
of the administration wilt be exerted in re
covering to the government the lands which
have been unlawfully grabbed from it.
A DATThE FOUGHT.
It is some relief to the Eastern situation
to know that a battle lias been fought some
where. There have been so many rumors
of wars and so much martial mimicry that
it relaxes the suspense to have a real battle
occur. While it took place between the
Abyasinians and the dervishes instead of
between the Russians aud the English, the
fact is .stiil important because it indicates
that there is really some Are with all the
smoke. Now that the smell of blood is in
the Eastern atmosphere it may be expected
that the martial spirit of the European pow
ers will be revived.
One of the most pathetic scenes of mod
ern times is that described in the reports,
coming over the wirje. of the dying hours
of Robebt ToOMBS. In his quaint old
Georgia home the once great champion of
state's rights is patiently awaiting the sum
mons which -will call him hence forever.
The dispatches say that he is living over
again his life of a quarter of a century ago.
Tie is oblivious to the present, and In the
wanderings of his deliriums his imagination
carries him back twenty-five aud thirty and
forty years ago. He is traveling over his old
court circuit again. The paralyzing hand of
death lias not yet dimmed the brilliancy of
his legal attainments. He is addressing
imaginary juries and delivers argu
ments with all the power and eloquence of
the vigorous manhood when from his Titan
brain there emanated the organic law and
the civil code of a great commonwealth.
Again he stands in his place in the senate
of the United States and crosses swords in
debate with Simxer. and with Seward
and -with all the giants of the anti-slavery
movement. Again he is in Boston address
ing the multitudes who are moved by curi-
THE ST. PAUL DATLr GLOBE, THURSDAY MOIOTNG, OCTOBER 8, ISSS.
osity to hear the great proslavery cham
pion, and with his old-time fearlessness ho
is telling the people of Massachusetts that
the time is coming when he intends to call
the roll of his slaves at the foot of the Bunker
Bill monument. Again he is on the old
plantation in Georgia whither he has gone
to spend his vacation from the turmoil of con
gressional life and to seek rest from the excit
ing scenes in the national capitol in which
he has been the most conspicuous figure.
As he rides up to the gate which opens into
the great lawn in front of the old-fashioned
Southern farm house, he is greeted with
shouts of welcome from the same slaves
whose names were on the roster lie had pre
pared for the Hunker Hill demonstration—
for with all his extreme proslavery notions
there was no kinder slave-owner in all the
South than BoBEBT Toomiis—and his re
turn home was always the occasion of a joy-
ous demonstration from the dusky-hued ret
inue who loved "old master" as well as
their own lives, and who. through all the
stormy scenes of the war. clung to him and
to his fortunes with singular fidelity and de
votion. Then, again, he sees the dark cloud
of war hanging over the land, and he is at
the cabinet board of the Confederate presi
dent, or in his place in the Con
federate senate urging vigorous meas
ures to secure the independence of a
government of which he expected to be
come the chieftain. Or he is again in the
field at the head of his brigade in the
bloody contest at Antietam. and as in im
agination he hears the dying away of the
sound of the last gun he asks to be laid
down again upon the bed from which ho
has raised himself in the excitement of an
imaginary battle, saying "the fight is
finished." And so it is. The battle of his
life is finished and the retreating sound of
liis last conflict is rapidly dying away.
It is not so surprising after all that Gen.
Toombs should close his life with his mind
on the events of twenty-five years ago. Ho
iias been living in the past for the last two
decades. He has never caught up with the
progress of events. And he never
attempted to do so. When the
war of the Rebellion closed his career
ended there. He made no attempt to con
ceal the fact. Whatever else may be said
of Robert Toombs, all the world must
agree that he is an honest man. He re
fused to be reconstructed because he said
there was nothing left of him to reconstruct.
He declined to accept an amnesty because
he said he was not sorry for what he had
done and it would be hypocrisy to ask for
forgiveness when he was not penitent. He
saw the tide going out from him,' leaving
him solitary on a barren isle, yet he pre
ferred to remain in the seclusion of political
hermitage rather than to make a false show
of attempting to move on in a direction
whither his sentiments or his feelings did
not prompt him to go. He fed upon the
recollection that, viewing the situa
tion from his standpoint, he had
borne himself manfully in the most
tremendous period of a nation's
iiistory. The shock and the utter wreck
of defeat came upon him at an
age when he no longer had the
elasticity of youth, 'lie felt that he
could not be in sympathy with the Ne.-.v
South which was to build up around him.
He could not unlearn the lessons and habits
of a lifetime and begin anew. He preferred
that tiiose who could adjust themselves
to the changed conditions should take the
lead. So he stepped aside and let them
pass on. As the New South under a young
and vigorous leadership iias rapidly risen to
a higher and better development, the form
of the old man has as rapidly been receding
in the distance until it has almost passed
from public view. And now that the news
that he is dying is flashed over the coun
try and that in the death struggle
are being re-enacted the scenes of a mem
orable past, we feel tempted to draw
asido the curtain for a moment and catch a
y.iiiipso of the historic figure before it passes
from view forever. And notwithstanding
our prejudices against the man and against
the cause of which he was the conspicuous
leader, we feel that it would be a cruel
judgment to write him down as a failure.
We prefer to think of him as a soldier slain
after the battle.
The same dispatch which brings the de
tails of his dying hours also tells another
touching incident in the history of Gen.
Toomijs. It says that he has expressed a
wish to die ever since his wife's death, three
years ago. Those who were familiar with
the domestic life of the great Georgian well
remember his devotion to the plain,
modest, loving woman, whose only
aim in life seemed to be to
contribute to the happiness of the husband,
of whose ability and reputation she was
justly proud. When the results of the war
had removed from him every foundation
upon which his former greatness had rested,
and the very earth seemed to have
crumbled beneath him, with all the inten
sity of his great nature he lavished the
wealth of his soul upon his wife —the only
object left to him on earth to care for.
There was something extraordinarily beau
tiful in the tenderness displayed by the old
man for his aged wife, and when, three
years ago, she died the last ray of light in
his existence was extinguished. For three
years he has been groping in the darkness
alone. It is a blessed Providence to him
that the end is at hand. The Old South
has passed away. Slavery ana secession
are dead issues. The Southern Confeder
acy, with its dream of independence, is
dead. And now Robert Toombs is dy
ing. In a few years more at most Jeffer
so.v D.vvis will go hence. And then, as
the last landmark passes from sight, the
Rebellion will only live in history.
Whii/r it is true that Mart Axdehson man
i agesto get a good deal of free newspaper ad
| vertising and sometimes subjects herself to
j criticism for the way she does it. still it can be
( said to her credit that her successes have not
turned her head, and her stage triumphs in a
foreign land did not divest her of her Ameri
canism. She returns from a long- absence
abroad covered with the highest honors ever
I bestowed upon an American, woman, yet she
i retains the sweet and winning modesty which
I was the charm of her girlhood days in her
humble Kentucky home. She deserved the
cordial welcome which awaited her on her
return to her own country.
The Democratic conventions are unani
mous iv their expressions of sorrow for the
death of Gen. Grant, while the Republican
conventions are wonderfully silent on that
subject. Grast's dying prayer for peace,
harmony and good will was an offense which
the Republican politicians cannot condone.
A QVBJtjJS humanitarian suggests that the
bayonets of the armies of Europe be loaded
with vaccine virus and the anti-cholera dis
covery, in case of a general squabble over
the Roumelian question. Such a precau
tion, together with a good wish, might im
prove the health of Europe.
Gen. Grant's last cigar was smoked at
Mr. Bookman's breeding farm in Orange
county, New York, while the general was in
specting the farm buildings. This was done
in spite of the blue card with black letters
especially stating that smoking was not al
lowed in these buildings.
A bank note, issued by the Imperial bank
of China, in the year 1399 before Christ, has
been found in a museum in St. Petersburg-.
This would seem to indicate that Russia was
to China, in the antediluvian, what Canada is
to the United States in these latter days of
grace and light.
Gex. Spinola, the noted New York poli
tician, fell on the street the other day and
fractured his arm. As longl as Gen. Spix-
Ola's shirt-collar is unbroken, Democratic
success is assured.
The present furor over base ball reminds
an exchange that Peter was the first man
who went out on a fowl.
TAB, AND FEATHERS.
Clarence Bennett, a Professional Boxer,
Attempts to Outrage a Women
And is Taken From Jail by a Band of
Masked Men and Given a Goat of
Tar and leathers.
Sensational .Elopement at Kingston--
Capture of a Train Wrecker
Xews From Various Points of the !
Northwest Gleaned by Globe
An Outrage Avenged.
Special to the Globe.
WbossocKET, Dak., Oct. 7.—Our usu
ally law-abiding and highly moral com
munity is quaking with a sensation. Clar
ence Bennett appeared here in the rink as
a professional boxer and gave one or two
exhibitions. After his last appearance he
proceeded to get on a royal good drunk
and made himself quite conspicuous, lie
wound up by attempting to outrage a
laundry woman named Hathaway. He
was arrested and lodged in jail. The news
of Bennett's attempted crime spread rap
idly through the neighborhood and consid
erable excitement ensued. Finally a
definite movement was organized, and
at night a party of masked men appeared
at the jail. The keys were demanded
and forcibly taken from the jailer, who
was taken unawares by the mob, so effect
ually had the plan been arranged. Secur
ing Bennett the crowd proceeded to the
edge of the town, where a kettle of tar was
boiling. Two men shortly appeared carry
ing a feather bed which the laundry woman
had given as her quota to the punishment.
Bennett by this time was thoroughly
alarmed and pleaded for mercy, but his
masked captors would not swerve from
their outlined duty. Finally when all was
arranged a big, burly fellow advanced and
ordered Bennett to remove his clothing.
This Bennett refused to do and
emphasized his denial by knocking the man
down. This so enraged the mob that they
gathered around Bennett and literally tore
his clothing from him in shreds. The tar
was hot and was applied with brooms. Ben
nett being held upon the ground. When he
was completely covered he was rolled in the
pilo of feathers, and the job was com
pleted. The night is cold and Bennett's
clothes are nothing but rags, but his Cover
ing of feathers may keep him warm. He
was given notice that if he ever returns to
Woonsocket he will be lynched, after which
he was left to shift for himself.
Perfidious Man and Woman.
Special to the Globe.
Litchfield, Minn., Oct. 7.—A sad case
of domestic infelicity and infidelity has just
developed in the town of Kingston, some
twenty-live miles from this city. Marcus
Martin and William Britney lived on the
same farm, though in different houses.
Last week, while Martin was away from
home, his wife left her home and four
children and in company with Britney,
who leaves a wife and live small children,
drove to this place and remained at the
Lake Ripley house until the early east
bound train arrived, when the guilty couple
purchased tickets for some point in the East,
sending the team, by which they reached
here, back by an unknown woman who had
accompanied them from Kingston. Mr.
Martin, upon his return "from his
threshing operations found his home de
serted and his children in great distress. At
Britney's home a worse state of affairs ex
isted. The deserted wife had just given
birth to twins, the second pair, death claim
ing them almost immediately, while the
mother's life still trembled in the scale. Mr.
Martin had no trouble in tracing the fugi
tives to this place, but is unable to learn
anything further of their whereabouts or
movements. Britney is a man of about 30
years of age, while his paramour is consid
ably his senior, and not particularly prepos
sessing or intelligent. Mr. Martin will not
make any further attempt to apprehend the
guilty pair, and Mrs. Britney cannot, and
so it is entirely probable they will be allowed
to enjoy their illicit freedom.
Donnelly at Ouluth.
Special to the Globe.
Duluth, Minn., Oct. 7.—The St. Louis
county agricultural fair continued to-day
and was very largely attended. The num
ber of exhibits is not as large as last jear,
but is equally good in quality. Among the
interesting specimens of agricultural pro
ducts are some vegetables raised at the
Indian reservation at Vermiliion lake.
They consist of onions, cabbages and car
rots, and while the exhibit is not a large
one it shows both the productions
of the soil and what the Indians
can do when properly instructed. In the
evening an immense audience gathered to
hear the speech of Ignatius Donnelly. He
has a great many admirers in Duluth and
they all turned out to give him a cordial
welcome. He spoke for more than an hoot
and a half and was listened to with the
greatest attention. The following is a
synopsis of his speech: Mr. Donneliy com
plimented Duluth on its rapid growth and
great future. Its destiny was written
on the configuration of the continent; the
Great Lakes were practically an arm of the
Atlantic, reaching to the very heart of this
great intercontinental region. He spoke of
Proctor Knott's famous speech, and of his
gigantic figure of speech, when he repre
sented the Piegan Indians, driving down
the herds of buffalo and fattening them on
the immense wheat fields, and shipping the
meat from Duluth. He said you had but to
substitute white farmers for the Piegan In
dians, domestic cattle for the buffaio, com
fields for wheat fields and the picture would
be realized. He met Gov. Knott in Wash
ington last summer and told him that the
people of Duluth would give him an ova
tion if he came there. The governor re
plied that he would be glad to visit them,
and that he was satisfied he had done that
region of country injustice in his humorous
Duluth is the natural harbor tor all Minne
sota. You are only about one hundred miles
from the navigable waters of the great Mis
sissippi valley. A canal fifty miles in length
with the improvement of the upper St. Croix
would place the #reat lakes and the great val
ley in communication, and wheat that now
costs 13 or 15 cents to carry to Duluth or
Chicago could be tafcen to Duluth for 2 or 3
cents by canal and then be as near the
world's markets ag at Chicago. Such a canal
would add 10 cents per busiiel to the price of
(.•very bushel of wheat raised in Minnes Ota.
and wouid increase Immeasurably the pros
perity of the people of the state.
Mr. Donnelly then proceeded to analyze
late census figures as applied to Southern
Minnesota, and explained wherein some
portions of the state had actually decreased
in population during the past five years,
while other portions had made a reasonable
increase. He cited the counties of Kamsey,
Hennepin, Washington and St. Louis as
the center of the greatest increase of popu
lation, and descanted upon the reasons for
it, which were found in the remarkable
growth of the cities of St. Paul, Minneapo
lis, Stillwater and Duluth. Mr. Donnelly
then went into a lengthy and learned dis
sertation on an international paper cur
rency, dwelling upon its importance as an
aid to our commerce with other countries.
From this he wem into an analyzation of
the causes that have tended to the alleged
decay of agricultural growth in Minnesota.
Of course the Minneapolis Millers' associa
tion and the railroads were pointed out as
the scapegoats and given a going over in
the speaker's inimitable manner.
"The remedy," he said, l*is a constitutional
amendment declaring' all such combinations
criminal conspiracies, and punishing 1 them,
by statute, as you would arson or horse
Concluding:, Mr. Donnelly paid a com
pliment to the railroad commissioners, who
have locked horns with the railroad com
panies, but he thinks the extra session of
the legislature this winter will make a de
termined effort to hamper or entirely abol
ish the commission. Still referring to the
commission, he said:
'•They meet the people at every turn and
barricade and fence them in; they are de-
tormined that tlio many shall toll that tho
few may enjoy the fruits of their industry.
In numbers they uro contemptible, but in
cunuinj.l- and tiuducitv they cuallonKo tho ad
miration of mankind."
Ac its conclusion he was vociferously ap
plauded, and many in the audience moved
up to shake hands with him. The Duluth
Glee club and the Badger band of Superior
furnished most excellent music. The fair
will continue to-morrow. In the afternoon
the baby show was held, and soino two
dozen specimens of small humanity com
peted for prizes. The committee of ladies
awarded the prizes for beauty to the infant
son of A. J. Miller, grocer.
Waterloo, la., Oct. 7.—The lawsuit
known as the Jones county calf case has
been concluded in tlie circuit court In this
city. It was an action brought by Robert
Johnson against E. V. Miller and six other
defendants for $10,000 for malicious prose
cution. Eleven years ago John Forinan of
Jones county, lowa, had four calves stolen,
and about the same time Robert Johnson,
a neighboring farmer, bought some calves
for S. D. Potter of Green county. The
calves proved to be the ones stolen from
Forinnn. Soon after Johnson was prose
cuted by the anti-Horse Thief association of
Jones county for the theft of the calves.
He was tried twice and acquitted, and in
1577 brought suit against seven members of
the association for malicious prosecution,
alleging that they did not have probable
cause for commencing the action. The case
has been before the courts ever since and
has been tried five times, once at Clinton,
once at Nin ton and once at Waterloo, and
each time the plaintiff, roceived a verdict
running from $3,000 to $7,500, but each
time the verdict has been set aside. The
jury in this case have awarded $7,000. The
costs, attorneys' fees and expense entailed
upon all parties to the litigation growing
out of the theft of the calves is estimated
at over £20,000 and several prosperous
fanners have been rendered bankrupt,
while the calves in the first place were riot
worth over $50.
Republican Liies Reacting.
Special to the Globo.
Council Bluffs, Oct. 7.—The attacks
which the pcs Moines Register and other
Republican journals in the state are making
on Judge Whiting, Democratic candidate
for governor, in which they charge that he
expressed disloyal sentiments during
the civil war, are reacting on
the Republican side. This is the
testimony from all parts ot the
state. In a letter to Hon. W. H. M.
Pusey, congressman from this district,
Judge Peake says that in ISO 7he was
elected judge of Winona county over Judge
Whiting by only two votes, although the
county was so strongly Republican that the
Democracy had no organization, and
polled not to exceed thirty
votes. Careful inquiry among
Whiting's neighbors convinced Judge
Peake that the charges now made are un
true. In 1874 Mr. Whiting carried the
same district against Judge Oliver for con
gress, though the county was two-thirds
Republican. Judge Peake is himself a life
long Republican, but announces his inten
tion to give Whiting his cordial support in
his race for the governorship.
Fire at Dulutb.
Special to the Glono.
Dulutu, Minn., Oct. 8. —About two
o'clock this morning lire broke out in a
small frame building on Minnesota Point,
and before the firemen could get to the
scene a whole row of frame houses was
enveloped in flames. There were six houses
burned upon which there was no
insurance. They were occupied by
Fred Gilbert, groceries, three new saloons,
one meat market, and one was the office of
Joseph Floyd's Superior ferry. The lire
engine was promptly on hand, but the fire
men themselves (lid not respond. The
firemen have had some trouble with
the village council, and early this
evening they adopted a resolution to with
draw from services on Nov. 1. When the
lire alarm sounded they refused
to turn out. The result was
ineffective service. This makes the
fourth fire in as many successive nights and
Duluthians are beginning to think that fire
bugs have arrived.
lowa Knights of Pythias.
Special to tho Globe.
Dcs Moines, la., Oct. 7.—The grand
lodge of Knights of Pythias of lowa opened
its sixteenth annual session here to-day,
and the usual amount of routine work was
transacted. Nearly two hundred repre
sentatives were present from 15S lodges.
The present membership of the order
in the state is over 0,000, a
gain of 1,500 within the past year.
Eighteen new lodges were instituted within
the past twelve months. The financial con
dition of the order was reported as excel
lent. Davenport was selected as the next
place of meeting. To-morrow's session will
be mainly occupied by the election of
officers and closing up of business, and will
conclude with a grand ball and banquet at
the Aborn house. Supreme Chancellor of
the World John Van Valkenburg is a visitor
at this session.
Train Wrecker Cang;bt
Special to the Globe.
Northfielp, Minn., Oct. 7.—Late last
night, as the work train was going down on
the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul road, a
man was observed putting ties upon the
track. The engineer had time to stop the
train before running into them, thus pre
venting any damage being done. The man,
whose name is Bill Leech, ran away, with
the conductor and a brakeman in pursuit.
They chased him into the river and, after
threatening'to shoot if he did not come out,
Leech was captured and put in the lockup.
The oflicials of the road were telegraphed
to, who ordered Leech to be held until
further orders. Leech is a tramp who has
been hanging around here for about a week.
He was arrested last week for disorderly
A Dakota. Prairie Fire.
A writer in the Westport Watchman says
of the iire which so nearly destroyed every
thing in McPherson county: Some lunatic,
with hislittle match, startedaprairie lire south
of Koto on Friday, which spread rapidly to
the northeast until about 4 p. m., when the
wind suddenly changed to the north and
brought it back. The wind blew a gale,
and the fire assumed terrific proportions,
and at one time forty miles of fire could be
seen at one time. In its course toward the
south it appeared to travel nearly a mile a
minute, and took grain raid hay stacks,
claim shanties and whatever loose property
seemed to be in its way. We have seen
prairie fires before, but never saw one like
that. It was a grand sight, though appal
ling, and from Willow township could be
seen at one time during Friday night two
lines of fire, one apparently above the other,
one being on the hills and the other in the
valley east of the hills, while in numerous
places along both lines could be seen bright
tongues of flames, illuminating the heavens,
from burning grain, hay and buildings.
Ziefcach'M Heavy Backing.
Special to the Glot>e.
Washington, Oct. 7. —Ziebach's friends
are extremely confident he will be appointed
governor of Dakota, and that very soon.
They say his indorsements consist of about
10,000 letters and documents and 10,000
signers to his petition. John B. Murphy of
Chicago, an active young journalist of that
city, is here, a candidate, for the register of
some land office in Dakota, with a prospect
Preparing; for Election.
Special to the Globe.
Yanktox, Dak., Oct. 7.—Gen. Hugh J.
Campbell, president of the constitutional
executive committee, is busily engaged in
j arranging the details for the November
election. Thousands of addresses, in both
the English and Gorman language, are be
ing circulated. It is generally understood
that Gen. Campbell will be a candidate for
United States senator.
The Surveyor Geueralship.
Special to the Globe.
Washington, Oct. 7.—At the interior
i department, regarding the surveyor gen
| eralship of Minnesota, develops the
i statement that there are no visible signs of
i action. The appointment of a surveyor
; general yesterday, Mr. Lamar says, does
i not mean tne appointment of another to
| day or tnis month.
Will Kfot Help Him.
Special to the Globe.
Yaxktox, Dak., Oct. 7.—The wealthy
relatives of W. C. Dickey, who murdered
O'Brien last month, have decided not to
furnish money for his defense. The case !
is very clear against Dickey, and it is quite j
likely that he will hang, if money is not j
Special to tlio Glone
Ked Wixg, Minn., Oct. 7.—Andrew
Lewis of Vasa was dangerously injured by
a runaway. He was thrown from his car
riage, sustaining a fracture of a number of
ribs and receiving a severe scalp wound
nearly six inches long, besides many other
bruises and cuts. He will recover.
Hog- Cholera. Near Yankton.
Special to tho Globe
Yanktox, Dak., Oct. 7.—The ravages
of cholera among the bogs m this county is
growing; alarming. With but a few excep
tions the tanners in the county have lost
one-half of their hogs. Cattle are in good
condition and free from all diseases.
Clark W. TEaotiii-sosi's Condition.
Special to the Globe.
AVklls, Minn., Oct. 7.—Hon. Clark W.
Thompson, who had a stroke of paralysis,
is not considered in immediate danger, al
though the trouble is complicated with
marked symptoms of Brigbtis disease, ren
dering the condition of the patient very
Bniler Inspector's Work.
Special to the Glolje.
Washington, Oct. 7.— The report of
the inspector of steam vessels at St. Paul
shows 85 vessels inspected in the past six
months and 174 masters and 98 engineers
licensed: 144 boilers were inspected,of which
5 were found to be defective.
Minnea.polis Building Contract.
Special to the Globe.
Washington, Oct. 7. —As foretold in
these dispatches last night the award of
contract was made for the granite for the
first story of the Minneapolis building to
the Minnesota Stone company at 521,400,
and to McGowan *fc Co of this city for the
brick work at 31 1,000.
A. (Jail Issued.
Special to the Globe.
Ellendale, Dak., Oct. 7.—A call was
issued to-day by the secretary of the Demo
cratic Central committee for a committee
meeting to be held at Mitchell Oct. 14.
Joined, the Ranks.
Special to the Giobe.
Superior, Wis., Oct. 7.—C. C. Knap
per, editor and proprietor of the Inter
Ocean of this city, arrived this evening with
his bride from Bloomer, Wis.
The trotting matinee which was to have
been held last Friday afternoon at the fair
grounds was postponed on account of the
disagreeable weather until Friday of this
week... A meeting was held on Saturday
of those interested in the proposed har
vester and separator manufactory. Xo de
cided action was taken. It is probable an
other meeting will be held this week J.
11. Brehaut. editor of the Otter Tail County
Farmer, has skipped, leaving several un
paid bills. G. W. Boyington, the propri
etor, is in the JKast A separator owned
by John Swift caught lire and burned, to
gether with considerable trrain. The grain,
consisting of SOO bushels oats and 30 bush
els wheat, belonged to W. W. Dewey, on
whoso farm Mr. Swift was threshing
Pneumonia is quite prevalent throughout
the county The giant, eight feet six
inches tall, and the lady who does the
snake act, both employed in John Robin
son's circus, had some misunderstanding
with the manager and withdraw from the
circus at this point. They will be one of
the attractions at the dime museum in St.
Paul within the present month A new
grocery store is being built at Page's
dam, two miles from the city, for the con
venience of the employes of the Pasre mill
who live in that neighborhood. Mr. Bar
clay will have charge of it The Pres
bytery of the Red Jliver is in session here
tliis week and quite a number are in
attendance. One or more candidates will
be ordained to the ministry. J. 11. Long,
formerly an editor on the different papers
of. this city, will be one of the candidates.
... .One of the best yields of this year's
harvest is reported on the farm of Albert
Shilsta. On eleven acres he raised 405
bushels of wheat, nearly thirty-seven bush
els to the acre. On two acres he raised 188
bushels of oats. It is doubtful if these
figures can be beaten in the Northwest.
Hon. M". F. Barnes and family left for
Los Angeles, GaL, this morning, where he
intends to engage in fruit raising. Mr.
Barnes was one of St. Cloud's early settlers,
and has held many positions of trust in this
city. He also represented this legislative
district in the house some years ago, and
was the first director of the St. Cloud nor
mal school. Mr. and Mrs. Z..H. Morse,
also old settlers, left for the same stale on
Monday Work on the St. Cloud dam is
progressing energetically. The sale of the
first §50,000 of the city's bonus bonds at a
premium of 8816 has given a strong impe
tus to the work. These bonds are delivered
by the city to the company in one-tenths,
as that proportion of the work is completed.
If the company could have guaranteed the
delivery of the whole amount by July 1
next, a premium of .'52,500 could have been
had. Our city's financial credit is thus
shown to be lirst-class, and with justice,
for it has attained a growth and prosperity
which certainly assures a great future for
St. Cloud....Mr. Timothy Foley and his
brother yesterday purchased the handsome
residence property of Hon. N. F. Barnes,
paying 55.000 therefor A large raw
boned, well-dressed woman, a stranger,
hired a team of horses at Bowman's livery
stable Monday morning, agreeing to return
them the same evening. She has not re
turned, and now the ollicers of the law are
on her trail... .John liobinson's circus wiil
be here on Friday. Accidents have no effect
upon that old veteran.
On Tuesday evening Father Lorcnson
united in the morning Miss Clara Amundson
daughter of Hon. Aniundson, to Mr. Ed L.
Yolk. At 8 o'clock an elegant wedding re
past was served by Mr. Ammidson. ...
Lieut. John Lundeen and wife of Fort
Snelling are visiting with relatives and
friends here Some person entered the
residence of Mrs. lianey on Friday evening
and made way with a watch and several
other small articles Rev. Mr. ©mm of
Stillwater is visiting friends here... .Mr.
John Fay and Misa llosa .Martin were mar
ried on Tuesday afternoon by Rev. Sir.
Lorenson. Mr. and Mrs. Fay left on the
following day for Minneapolis, where they
will make their future home lames
])elany received official notice Monday that
he was to be postmaster at St. Peter
The St. Peter Herald has enlarged to an
eight-column paper... .William Eibner,who
has been manager of the Commercial hotel
for the past two years, will go to New Ulna
Saturday, where lie will engage in the
restaurant business... .Janice Delany sold
his grocery store to the ilendrickson Bros.
Tuesday... .Miss Watson, who has been
teaching th<? high school of this place, lias
gone to Chicago, where she has accepted a
position in one of the schools. .. .Mr. 11. J.
Jacoby left for Ohio Tuesday, being called
there by the sickness of his mother.
Teachers' examinations will be held in
this county as follows: Garden City, Oct. 9
and 10; Mapleton.Oct. 14 and 15; Mankato,
Oct. 16 and 17. Teachers take notice....
A daughter of Thomas Riley died Monday
of paralysis of the heart, and was buried
Tuesday. This is the second death that has
occurred in the family recently Com
pany F will this week bo divided'into three
squads, each to be under command of a
commissioned officer. It is hoped by this
j moans the company will become more elli
cient in drill. Competitive drills are con
templated during the winter Bierwerla,
who was arrested for wife beating, was yes
terday sentenced to ten days in jail for being
drunk 11. W. Itobinson and Miss Annie
Maxtield were married last night at 8:oO
o'clock, at the residence of the bride's
father, m the presence of a few friends and
relatives Yesterday a sneak thief stole
a coat from Mr. Love while the latter was
t at work in Slade's liunbei yard George
I Fletcher was in the city yesterday.
CLEVER BANK FOE&EE.
A Portland, Or., Bank Loses $3,500 by
a Novel Plan Worked by a
. Shrewd Swindler.
Montana Banks Also Bslieved to Hava
Been Duped-How he Played His
Masked Men to Arkansas Pursue a
* egro BavlßHer and Take
Tragic Suiddoor Mother and Babela
Beat the Bank.
Portland, Or., Oct. 7.-Asimple but
| clever and successful bank forgery was dis
covered to-day. Some two weeks aeo a
stranger, dressed like a well-to-do country
merchant, came to a large printing and
■ lithographing house here, and repreWnt
ing himself to be the cashier of the
Fret National Bank of Oregon
ordered 1,000 lithographed certificates
of deposit, 1.000 identification certgfictS
M - .;"^''veio, : .s, With the name of the
1 fISS Z The Printer a £reetl to have
! them done on a certain date when the
I stranger called tor them, paid the hill and
i took them away. To-day one of these bo
' gus bills came to the First National tank
Kf at nfol^?oo#' bank collection.
no' \S' i°: - ?' ayable t0 C. Whit
;' ••; A forgedl identic«tion certificate
maae the swindler's work of eettine
the certificates cashed easy. it is known
here that anbther certificate ofl:} | 0 0 was
Coiifessefl tike Crime.
Maxsfield, 0.. Oct. 7.-At the nre
lary = hearing of John Cnuuer this aft£
noon, the prisoner confessed that James
hSv who Mlled ,Chim H6s^ the 3 ouS
ime aio Th ?: trtlered near a 'short
uuieago. 1 lie woman was assaulter] hv
unknown persons and frustrated £ de-
Winaiis are miners Cramer and
Morphine f^liother and Babe.
Cleveland; Oct. 7.-At Urbane O
last night Mrs. William McCloskey,
went to bed with her only child, just 17
1 montiisold. At 11 o'clock McCloskev re
: turned home and found his wife and "child
dying from the effects of morphine Sch
j the mother had administered. The child
, g* *°d Mlf" McCloskey cannot Lover
She eft a note to her husband, saying that
the deed was premeditated.
j GheexKiver, Wyo., Oct. 7.--The grand
; jury, which has been in session since last
Friday, entered court yesterday and re
portedno bill against the sixteen persons
an-estedui connection with the Chinese
riot,at Rock Springs. About thirty wit
nesses have been examined and the jury
have been very thorough in their investiga
tion of the affair.but it is rumored the cases
will be taken into the United States court.
Rock SpkixosJ Wyo., Oct. 7.—There is
great excitement over the release of the al
| leged rioters The accused were met on
! their return from Green River last night by
several men, women and children and
treated to a regular ovation. The mines
a» mmmjout about the usual w™'
Tlnit Youns: Hi ? hwayiß»n.
Elpaso, Tex., Oct. 7.—The young high
wayman who held up the San Angelo stage
a few days ago, was arrested here yesterday
as he was leaving the train. He confessed
his guilt and says that he has no money.
He was obliged to rob somebody. He at
tacked Ihe stage thinking the United .States
government could stand the loss bettor than
any individual He hud a check from one
of the registered letters on his person, to
gether with other papers which show that
ne was the highwayman in question. The
youth gives his name as Jesse Jones and
says he is only 10.
A German's marital Experience.
Special to the Globe.
Cextkalia, 111., Oct. 7.—Several years
ago a German immigrant settled in Madi
son county, 111., having left his wife in the
old country. After a while he sent Tor her,
bul .-he refused to come, and instead, tha
German's sister-in-law made the voyage,
and when the German learned that his wife
had refused to come, he married the sister
in-law. Soon afterward the first wife ar
rived and the German allowed her to take
her proper place in his home. The second
wife manifested no ill-will and matters
would have gone on swimmingly had not
neighbors interfered and caused his arrest
on the charge of sustaining marital relations
with both of the sisters. The defendant;
gave a detailed account of his doings and
convinced the court no offense against the
laws was intended and he was allowed his
freedom on promising to keep only one
wife. The family is quite numerous now.
XFAvror.T, Ark., Oct. 7.— Monday even
ing Miss Priscilla Bundy, daughter of a
wealthy farmer of Jackson county, while
riding home on horseback from a neighbor's
was overtaken by a negro, who pulled her
to the ground and attempted to violate her
person. Her screams and struggles fright
ened him away, but not before her clothing
was nearly torn from her body. Tuesd;\7r
night the negro was captured by a party of
armed men near Luceman, who took him
into the woods and shot him to death.
Civil Service Indictment.
Tuscox, Ariz., Oct. 7.—The United
States grand jury to-day presented indicl
ments against J. A. Seabriskey, United
Slates district attorney: Royal A. Johnson,
United States surveyor general; L. l\i.
Wolf, deputy United states surveyor, all
under the civil service act for political con
tribution in the last campaign. The federal
governor of Arizona sent in his resignation
by mail to tlie president to-day.
r Jia^i Water Damage.
City of Mexico, Oct. 7.—Heavy and
damaging rains are «till reported from the
interior and the valley of Mexico. At Leon,
owing to the giving way of reservoirs on
the hills above, the city was badly Hooded
and had many houses swept away. The
Mexican Central railroad is again badly in
undated. The bridge at San Francisco has
again succumbed. The vicinity of Leon
for many miles is under water. All rail
communication is again interrupted.
A SIOO,OOO lire.
POTTGHKEEPSIE, N. V., Oct. 7.— The
Frank]indale company's cotton mill at
Wappingen Falls burned to-night with all
its contents. Two hundred hands are
thrown out of work. The mill will probably
not be rebuilt. The loss is .something over
National Woman's Congress.
Dcs Moi.nks. la., Oct. 7.—Xationa
Woman's congress met in this city to-day.
There was a very large attendance from all
parts of the United States. The meeting
was held in the forenoon, afternoon
and evening. The forenoon session
j was only for members. Julia Ward
I Howe of Boston presided and gave the
t opening address. Tins afternoon Mrs. 11.
I L. T. Wolcott of Boston read a paper on
Work of the World's Women. A paper by
Miss Frances Willard of Chicago on Work
of W. C. T. U. was next read. In the
evening Julia Holmes Smith, 31.
D., of Chicago read a paper
ou The Need of an Adjustment Between
business and local life. Among the prom
inent ladies present outside of lowa are:
Miss Ada C. Sweet, late pension agent at
Chicago; Rev. Augusta Cooper, Bristol, N.
J-; Dr. Anna D. French, New York; Dr.
Leila G. Bedell, Illinois; Mrs. Lita Barney,
Cayles, Conn.; Miss M. E. Blatahford,
Boston; Mrs. Pauline Gerry, Boston.