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AMONG THE RUINS. [
Ten Thousand People Visit the
Scene of the Great
And Lightly Tread the Field
of Death's Terrible
President Hill's Generosity in Tendering
Tree Use of the Manitoba for
Dr. Mv rpby Placed in Chares of the Physi
cians-Dr. Eamsey's Heroic
The Losses nt Sauk Rapids Nearly
$3UU,OUU--St. Cloud Families
©reneroslty of tiie Railroad Conduc
tors-Louisa Schulz Dies at
Sunday at the Stricken Cities.
5p ecial to tbe Globe.
Sauk Rapids, April 18. — It is hard to
snd anything new and interesting in this
Sesolate city to-day. It is Sunday, and
probably the most active day of rest ever
passed within these corporate- limits. Not
a church bell has awakened the echoes of
the valley with its peal, and perhaps this is
most especially due to the fact that then; Is
not a bell now hanging in the
city. Regular services ; were held
this morning in the Congregational
and Baptist churches, and the pastors dealt
tooehingty with the sad features of the af
fliction under which the people are trom- ;
Dlin-c. The sun shone brightly, and in the j
barren branches of the trees, that stand like
ghastly cenotaphs to tho once thriving
towns, birds sing plaintively, as if they too
■bared the sadness that rends the hearts of
the people. Brighter skies never looked
down on the valley than are reflected in the
bosom of the restless Mississippi to-day.
The heat is almost oppressive, and
the shade of tents and ruined
walls is eagerly sought by visitors,
whose only object in coming here is curios
ity. This circumstance seems to lighten
the cloud of gloom that overhangs the com
munity, and they are already planning for
rebuilding the fallen walls and reclaiming
so seriously that the prospects are that
many of the buildings will be replaced be
fore the summer mouths nave passed. Two
new relief stations, substantially built of
boards and joists, are being erected to take
the place of the vast tents that would
prove ineffectual in protecting the
goods under them from the storm, should
one occur. Other than this there is no
work going on excepting that various com
mittees are attending to their duties in a
quiet way. Seven excursion trains from
different points on the Northern Pacific
road, arrived here to-day. Fully 10,000
people have been on the grounds, looking
over the views. As the receipts from these
excursions over the expenses are to be do
nated to the relief fund it is estimated that
the benefit thus received will amount to
nearly $20,000. .
TO CLEAR THE DEBRIS.
Ttie \V orlc of Rebuilding- Sauk Rap
id** to Begin at Once.
Special to the Globe.
Sauk Rapids, April 18. — To-morrow
250 men from the fanning districts are ex
pected in to clear up the debris and repair
sites for building. They will bring teams
with them, and offer their services free,
bringing with them food. Senator Buck
man will superintend the work, and it is ex
pected that by to-morrow night the ground
will be pretty well cleared up and ready
for a corps of carpenters that are expected
to arrive from St. Paul Tuesday morning
for the purpose of building ten houses,
lumber for which will be furnished by the
Jobbers' union of that city. It has been de
cided to rebuild the school house on the old
site, and probably during the next session
of the legislature the state will be asked to
appropriate a fund to rebuild the court
house and two spans of the bridge across
the Mississippi at this point, two spans of
which were torn out by the cyclone.
It is talked of in hotel
lobbies that it would bo no more than a
fair act to locate the second state prison at
this point, as its building would furnish em
ployment for a large number of laborers
here, who, even after the shock which
they have undergone is past, will find
themselves unable to live here because of
being unable to get work. In distributing
the funds appropriated for the benefit of
the sufferers great care will be taken that
those most needy shall be served first, and
the committee in doing this is
UPHELD BY LEADING CITIZEXB,
whose business has been badly crippled by
the disaster, but who are still able to sup
port themselves, at least in a moderate way.
The majority of them congratulate them
selves that they escaped with their lives,
and consider the loss of their property com
paratively a small matter. Senator Buck
man, whose house and barn were com
. pletely demolished, says he will donate all
the. lumber to the poor and rebuild
with new material, and make his
buildings more substantial than they were
at the. time of their destruction,
and this is the spirit of all the business
men. Contributions have been liberal and
will be a great benefit to the people, yet the
sum even when it is completed will fall far
short of the need, and the relief committee
is under great responsibility, which it fully
realizes. There were no funerals to-day
and the duties of the burial committee seem
to have been concluded, although there is a
prospect that more of the wounded will
die. The little girl, Caroline Hertz,
whose arm wa# amputated is slowly
sinking and will probably die,
and it is feared that S. P. Carpenter, who
has already buried two children, will lose
another, and to-night it is reported that
Mrs. Dr. Jenks is very low and is not ex
expected to live through the day to-morrow.
Her injuries at first were not considered
dangerous, but the mental shock from
which she suffered has aggravated the con
dition until it is precarious and hopeless.
Reports are still coming in from the
country of the finding of relics taken from
this city and carried out on the prairies by
the wind. At Richfield, twenty-seven
miles from here, the day book of A. E,
Scheuber, the druggist who was killed, was
found, also some of the county records.
One of the miracles of the storm was
the escape of A. P. Gordon,
who fell OB his face when
be saw the cyclone approaching, and
grasped a fence post. Ho was a few feet
from the Central house, which was leveled
to the ground, and but a few rods distant
from where Edgar Hull was killed, yet he
escaped without even a scratch. * Dr.
Graves of Brainerd is in charge of the hos
pital now, and is assisted by Mrs. T.B.Walk
er of Minneapolis, who is indefatigable
in her efforts to ease the condition of the
sufferers. Dr. Dunn of Minneapolis yes
terday took a swallow of carbolic acid in
mistake for another liquid, and for a time
serious results were apprehended, but by
prompt application of antidotes he came
out all right, with nothing more seriou :
than a badly scarred mouth and throat -
Kir. Hill* licnerous Proffer.
Special to the Globe.
Sauk Rapids, April 18.— J. J. Hill, in
his special car, arrived here this afternoon
at 2 o'clock and held a consultation with
representatives of the various committees
in the parlor of the Harden house. There
were present Major Campbell, Lieutenant-
Governor Gilnian. Senator Buckman,
Colonel Sweet, C. G. Wood and ex-Senator
McDonald of M. Cloud. The object of the
meeting was to inform Mr. Hill of the.
work already done by the committees and
organization for luturo operations.
Mr. Hill urged on his confreres the
importance of perfect organization
and the appointment of a committee to ac
as a centra! committee, to whom sub-comt
miltees should report. He tendered the
services of the Manitoba road free in con
veying patients to hospitals in St. Paul or
Minneapolis and tho tranter of lumber
from am points on its line to this city. Ho
also proffered his personal aid and influence
in alleviating tho condition of the home
less. There was nothing of momentous
interest in the meeting, which lasted about
an hour, alter which Mr. Hill went through
the ruins, leaving the city on his return to
St. Paul a few minutes after 4 o'clock.
LOSS OP PUOPEBTY.
Report of Loss at Sauk Rapids by a
Special to the Globe.
Back Rapids, April 13. — The appraise
ment of tho loss at Sauk Rapids by a joint
committee, composed of C. Seabury of St.
Paul, J. P. Larkin of St. Paul, C. D. Kerr
of St Paul, C. A. Moody of Sank Rapids.
G. W. Sweet of Sauk Rapids, from a per
sonal inspection of the grounds, is as
Names, lit;.--. tents.
Elizabeth Wrii: in $500
Unity Lodpo No. 93 $000
Gustav Kern 2,000
H.Caywood 230 100
Louisa Lufkin -'50 50
G. W. Sweet 1,500 400
Charles liugcn HI
Unknown tenant 200
Samuel Walker 400 ....
Unknown tenants. 200 :
E. E. Phelps 300 .... j
Mrs. Dr. Twill ■ 300 I
Mrs. Stevens 2,000 500
Abner St. Cyr 1,000
B. 8. Knowlton 500
Mr Stevens 250 ....
Unknown tenants 100
E. E. Bcal 600
A. K. Scbuber 2,500
E. E. Heal 300 ....
Berg Bros 400
J. A. Honeywell 50
Berg Bros 3,500 3.500
J. A. Seven 500
Dr. 11. D. Jeucks 250
E. Cross 1,200
E. Cross & Sons 2,000
E. Harlaud 100 150
W. L. Nieman ?00 2,000
W. L. Nicuian 800 2.5C0
C. It. BaD 100 100
G. B. Keider 50 250
; M rs. A. C. Demuel3 5,000 —
Frvl Dagctt 1,200
Mrs. C. E. Hollenback 1,500
Mia. A. C. Demuels 250 ....
F. J. Scbielo 400 COO
P. J. Behiala 500 300
S. Chrysler 200
Mr-. HuM-iturtou 150 150
J. A. Stanton (mill; 40,000 20,000
J. A. Sumton 2,000 ....
Suuk Rapids county -1,000 ....
Sauk Kaplds bridge 10,00 d ....
Itailroad dopot 2,000 ....
Eagle Brewing company. . 4.0C0 503
F.N.Conrad tiOO 1,000
Maurice Davis 100
Maurice Davis 2,000 400
L. Mayo 600
Mrs. S.Ellis SCO
J. W. Raeder 400 400
Brown & Son 1,800 80'J
Anna Kurtz 2,500 400
W. Poppeijfus .800
Thomas Van Etten 400 ....
G. S. Brenchley 800 ....
W. 11. Bell 1,100
G. S. Brenchley 200
J. K. 31111 150
Cha<*. llemeuway 200
Dennis Millaae 1,300 1,100
Mrs. .1. A . A. Wood 1,000 200
A. Delacoy Wood 2,000
Au»usl Welzel 1,000 4,500
August Wcizcl <.oj
Charles Gihaan 900 COO
TLornus Van Elton 3,000 ....
Bcauoro Bios 3,950
Miss It Woody 150
Thomas Van Etten 250 ....
James Beally 300 ....
B. Bolda 500
C. A. ft W. Moody 2,500 ....
J. 11. Moody 300
C. A. Moody 100
Itosrer Hell 250 150
Henry Gooker 400 500
Henry Gooker 450 100
C. G. Wood 100 ....
J. C. Flynn 1,500 ....
Charles Gleason 200
Pe:er W. Flock 1,400 1,000
G.W.Benedict i>oo ....
G. W. llaeder COO
K. W. Hubbard 600
W. B L>a veo 500
B. 11. Spencer 300 ....
Charles Seat ie 300
B. A. 800 l 500
John Schraber MM 300
11. Woelin SOO 300
Geo. Dame COO ....
•Unknown tenants 400
Joseph Iloll'man COO 200
B.M. Wright 200
Theo. Berjf CSO
Court-house 8,000 2,000
J. Campbell 3,300 1,200
Charles Ernest ... 300
B. Knowlton 1,200 1,000
P. G. Skeater,skatlngrink. 900 200
Dr C. E. Holding 1,200 ....
John Heaton 603
Kofferßoll 100 600
Kover Beil 800 600
G.W.Benedict 200 ....
Betsy Montgomery 50 ....
John Blanga 100 ....
Thomas Ilennesy, Jr. ..... 150 ....
C. A. and G. W. Moody 2,930 150
Ben Kushton MM ....
C. B. Buckman 3,200 2.000
Hojfor Bell fcOO 500
J.S. Wallman 500
A. Aron Chalgreu 6."»0 300
Charles K. Bell 400 400
E. Cross 150 100
Public school house 10,000 2,000
Grace Episcopal church.. 4,000 1,000
S. P. Carpenter 265 1.500
Henry Chalgren 2,000 800
A. W. Lake 600 500
John Jones 1,000 600
E. Cross 4,000 2,000
E. Cross 1,000
James Cross 500
AdamJackman 2,000 1,000
H. Berg.*. 2,300 1,000
E. P. Lawrence 700 600
John Russell TOO 300
Thomas Van Etten CdO ....
J. H. Moody COO 200
Frank Walker 550 300
C. G. Wood 3,400 1,500
William Koutz 1,300 600
John McGrath 300 ....
John McGrath 600
V. Wuite 200
John Rclmor 200 ....
,• ,v • -
Totals.... $185,100 $105,500
Grand total , $290,500
This does not include fences, horses,
THE NEW STATE PBISO.V.
A Bid for Its Location at Sauk
Sack Rapids, April 18.— George W.
Sweet chairman of the state prison com
mittee, writes as follows;
Since* the almost complete obliteration of
our once beautiful town by the late cyclone,
leaving our citizens not only homeless but
without means to prosecute business, the
kind, generous people of the suite have ten
dered us provisions, clothing end building
materials vita which to reconstruct our
homes, and for which we are grateful In a de
gree which words fall to express. Bat when
our homes are oneo replaced we shall need
some chance for the laboring people of our
town to earn their own bread, rather than to
be dependent upon charity. And with that
object in vie* will not the other competing
ST. PAUL, MONDAY MORNING, APRIL 19, 1886.
points for the locution of th« second stato
prison yield their claims and join with us In
asking- to have the location mado without do
lay at this (limit, and thus encourayo our
pcoplo in remaining here, rather than scat
tering toother places where' they may bopo
lor employment? GtouaE W. Sweet,
Chairman Prison Committee
THE SABBATH AT ST. CLOUD.
Crowds See tbe Sight* on the ty
Special to the Globe.
St. Cloud, April 18.— The day has been
observed much In the usual style. Services
have been held in all tho churches, and the
sermons bear on the calamity. The streets
have been full of excursionists, who went
over the devastated district and then
crossed the river to Bask Rapids. The hotels
at the dinner hour were crowded and the
Grand Central fed over 800 people, a larger
number of people than ever ate
in its dining-room before. Relief
committees have been busily engaged at the
opera house unpacking clothing and provi
sions received late Saturday night and
classifying them so that they can be dis
tributed systematically. Members of the
committee are at work preparing a list of
all the needy and those most worthy of as
sistance will receive attention first. An
authentic report of the loss by individuals
will also be prepared In a few days. "Yes
terday a contribution to the re
lief fund was received from the citizens
of Sauk Centre, amounting to $000. The
Ist of contributors was headed by A. J.
Smith, with a donation of $100. This
amount was also contributed by X. P.
Clarke of this city, and the fact that he did
not make a more liberal donation Is causing
considerable comment, lie is said to give
as a reason for not giving more liberally
that he had furnished lumber to people to
build their houses ou long-time payment,
and as they have been totally destroyed, he
will be a heavy loser. Mr. Clarke is re
doited to be one of the wealthiest men in
tins part of the country. J. J. Hill of the
Manitoba road arrived here this afternoon
in a special car, and met
■ J'IIESENTATIVF CITIZENS
in the court house, where consultation was
held as to the best course to pursue In tak
ing care of the afflicted. Mr. II ill urged
thorough organization of the committees
anc careful distribution of articles and
money contributed tor the benetit of the
sufferers, lie heard the report of the com
mittees and expressed himself as pleased
with the work they had dune, and offered
his services and those of the road he repre
sented in the work of mercy. About 2 o'clock
ho left tor Sauk Rapids. Accompanying
Mr. Hill was Dr. J. 11. Murphy of St.
Paul, who came hero in the capacity of
surgeon gen end of the state, under orders
from Guv. Uubbard, to organize the medi
cal forces here and establish system in their
work, as reports were that thero was ap
parently no head to the department, and
the result was considerable contusion. He
met the physicians in N. P. Clark's office at
2:30 o'clock this afternoon and discussed
the situation. He appointed Dr. Hoyt of
St. Pcul medical director at Sauk Rapids
and Dr. Oilman of this city as director at
this point, and ordered all local physicians
to report to them the number of
wounded under their treatment and of
their injuries. He tendered the use of the
St. Paul hospitals for all cases where re
covery will be slow. Dr. W. W. Day of
St. Paul was appointed as aide, with in
structions to submit to him a complete and
detailed report of the number and condi
tion of the wounded. The corps of sur
geons and physicians sent here from St.
Paul will slay as long as needed, which
will probably be several day. QThey have
been busy up to the present time, and re
port tho prospects for tiie recovery of
patients, with one or two exceptions,
of this city is deserving of gieat praise for
his tireless work at the hospital, of which
he is in charge. He began his labors
Wednesday night. From that time until
to-day at 2 a. in., he had slept but the
hours. The greater number of operations
have been performed by him. No deaths
have been reported to-day. Edgar Hull,
president of the German-American bank,
this city, took out an insurance policy on
his lire for |S,fQQ in the Northwestern
Guaranty Life Insurance company of St.
Paul last February, but he became
a delinquent through neglect to
to pay dues, and the certificate aud receipt
without payment were mailed to the com
pany on the day he was killed, and were
received the day following, which relieves
the company of the obligation to pay the
amount of the policy. Last night a man
who was walking through the brush back
of Lieut. Gov. Oilman's house discovered
the three, year-old son of Kic Zens, named
George. He was carried into the brush
by the wind, and bad lain there
forty-eight hours when found. He
was somewhat bruised, but still alive and
sprightly. He is one of a pair of twins,
and the physicians at the hospital say ho
will recover from his injuries, which are
not considered very severe.
The rail mill is being Mai temporarily as a
Tbe old lunch-room in the Manitoba depot
Is the oilicu of the freight bouse.
The remains of a girl about 15 years old,
name unknown, are reported to have been
found on the prairie fifty miles west of this
city to-day and take to ravel ville, Morris
St. Cloud Need! Help.
Special to the Globe.
St. Cloud, April 18.— The impression
has cone abroad through the columns of
the daily press that St. Cloud needs no
assistance in caring for her destitute suffer
ers from the cyclone. Assistance will be
necessary to rebuild the houses of the poor
people who have lost their aIL There are
about sixty-five families who are left
entirely destitute, their houses and house
hold goods being entirely swept away.
Another Death at Bice's.
Special to the Globe.
Kick's Station, April 18.— Louisa
Schulz of the Schulz household, which was
nearly obliterated by the cyclone, died last
evening and was buried this afternoon.
Rev. 11. A. Seder is doing somewhat better.
Most of the other wounded people will get
' STILL IVOIIKIXG HARD.
The Minneapolis Belief Committee
Continuing Its I' rum measures.
The executive committee of the relief
committee of Minneapolis met at the city
hall at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Mr.
S. W. Farnham. who Lad just returned
from Sauk Rapids and St. Cloud, stated
that many persons whose homes were de
stroyed were preparing to erect homes (on
; liie sites of the ones destroyed by the cy
clyno. He also stated that one thing that
was causing difficulty was the almost en
tire absence of tools. John De Lai tiro, the
chairman of the committee, which was In
strumental in buying off the gentlemen who
contemplated running an excursion to the
two towns, made his report, stating how
the men had been bought on. He thought
that the crowd who went up would number
nearly 1,300 and that the relief committee
would receive at least 8700. George A. i
Pillsbury thought it would be a good plan
to run another excursion train on Tuesday.
The following telegram, which had been
received at a late hour the night before, was
C Sauk Rapid*. April IT.— Hon. J. C. Merrl
niiiu: Committee finds at least sixty-eight
families in this place rendered homeless by
the cyclone, and unable to rebuild. Difficult •
to make accuratcjsuitemcnt.
C. A. Hi Lit AN.
The building committee was instructed
to purchase 30 saws, C axes, 15 hammers, j
10 jack planes, 15 hand axes, 15 No. I
hatchets, 144 tiles. 4 levels, top mauls,
about I*2 squares, which will bo sent to the
citizens there. One hundred kegs of nails
and a large quantity of building paper ill
also be sent »
BREAD FOR THE BUFFRERS.
The flour which was sent to the cyclone
sufferers from Minneapolis was divided as
follows among the various mills:
Washburn, Crosby & Co 123
C. A. Pillsbury & Co. 160
Christian Dros. & Co 33
Sidle, Fletcher .v Co 42
J. A. Christian • 00 25
Wasaburn Mill Company. *t)
Galaxy Mill Company is
Crocker, Ftsk&Co IK
Hlnkle, Greenlcaf 4 Co 14
THE ST. CLOUD EXCURSION.
A crowd of people assembled at the
union depot yesterday morning, the ma
jority of whom evidently intended to go on
the excursion to St. Cloud and Sauk Rapid!
for the purpose of viewing the devastation
of the recent cyclone. The train of ten
cars arrived at 0 o'clock on the Northern
Pacific road from St. Paul, all of which were
nearly filled. Five more ears were added
and all were crowded to their utmost
capacity. The jam of people at the gates
to gain entrance, to the train was something
tremendous. Many were unable to get
aboard, and others who bad purchased
tickets turned back. It is estimated that
1.300 people went from Minneapolis. The
tickets sold at id.
An Excursion from St. Paul.
A large number of people of the twin
cities availed themselves of the excursion
train and cheap rates of yesterday and vis
ited Sauk Rapids and St. Cloud to witness
the devastation wrought by the cyclone.
The special excursion on the Northern Pa
citlc road left St. Paul at 8:30 o'clock, and
was composed of one engine and several
passenger coaches. About 250 people
went from St. Paul. At Minneapo
lis eight more coaches well filled with
passengers were added to the train
and the. whole party proceeded to Sauk
Rapids, being joined by others at different
points on the route. They remained look
ing over the ruins for several hours, when
the tram returned to St. Cloud, and other
hours were spent amid tho ruins. On the
return trip the tram left at 6 o'clock, and
arrived in St. Paul at 9 p. in. Everybody
brought back a relic, and the whole collec
tion, if placed on a half acre of ground,
would be prima facie evidence that some
thing had been struck by a clone. A
portion of the money made from the sale of
tickets for the excursion will be presented
to the cyclone sufferers.
Conductors ill Contribute.
The following resolutions were unan
rnously adopted by the Order of Railway
Conductors at a union meeting held in their
hall in St. Paul yesterday:
Whereas, A destructive cyclone has passed
over a portion of Minnesota, destroying many
lives, injuring a large number of people and
laying In ruin* the cities of Sauk Rapids and
St. Cloud: and.
Whereas, The governor of tbe state tins
called upon the people for aid ; therefore,
Unsolved, That tho members of the order of
Railway Conductors In union meeting assem
bled contribute a small amount each, tl.c said
amount to be forwarded to the governor of
the stato over the signature of the chief
conductor* of the? St. Paul and Minneapolis
divisions, to bo distributed among tbe suf
ferers aj ho may see fit.
J. W. Gn-Bor,
C. C. St. Paul Div., No. 40.
C. C. Minneapolis Dr., No. 40.
The sum of $110.35 was collected on the
Points Touched by tbe Cyclone.
Special to the Globe. . ...
Alexandria, Minn., April 17. —
relief committee appointed at the mass
meeting here last evening visited the scene
of the storm in the southern portion of this
county and the northern part of Pod©
county yesterday afternoon. The storm oc
curred on Wednesday afternoon, starting in
the north part of the town of Reno, in Pope
county, moving nearly due north, across
the town of Lake Mary, in Douglas
county, and into the town of Lo Grand, a
distance of eight miles, and In the whole
distance touched the ground in only four
places, at two of these points totally de
stroying the farm buildings — house?, barns
and irranaries — and all the farm machinery.
At the other points the buildings and ma
chinery are badly damaged. The total loss
by the storm will amount to 87,500. Alex
andria will raise S 1,000 to $1,200 for the
relief of the sufferers, but it will all be
needed here to provide clothing, food, bed
ding, farm machinery, seed, grain, etc
Xorthfield Sends *350.
Special to tho Globe.
Nortiifield, April 18. — The city coun
cil met yesterday afternoon to decide on
what to do for the cyclone sufferers, and
voted S-JSO. for which amount an order was
given on the city treasury. The money has
already been forwarded.
A Demand Blade That l.swi Re
latins* to Them bo Enforced.
Philadelphia. Pa., April — A com
mittee of the surviving members ot the
state constitutional convention of 1872, has
prepared an address to the people of Penn
sylvania, asking that action be taken look
ing to the selection of members of the legis
lature at the next general election who will
provide regulations for the enforcement of
the constitution. The address states that
the convention adopted numerous important
changes and at a special election the peo
ple ratified the new constitution and it
went into effect. Among the important
changes made were those relating to private
corporations, railroads and canals. They
were intended to limit companies enjoying
corporate franchises to the purposes for
which they were created and to impose
upon them such restrictions as seemed need
ful to protect the interest of citizens as well
as of stockholders from oppression and in
"The constitution cannot wholly enforce
Itself." The address continues: Nor could
it provide detailed regulations for Its enforce
ment . These regulations must be provided
by tbo legislature in all cases where all laws
nlrea :y in existence cannot be applied or are
JnsutUcicnt. The adoption of tho new consti
tution was a command to the general assem
bly to enforce those provisions by appropri
ate legislation; but this mandate has not been
In conclusion the address says:
"This undertaking of constitutional enforce
ment should be carried out as was the work
of the convention Itself, independent of and
free from all considerations connected with
party interests. Mo froo government can
long exist where the organized law of tho
htute id defied."
Three Bloody Rounds.
Kansas City, April 13.— Johnny Cash,
weight 153 pounds, and James McClarney,
179 pounds, fought a prize fight to-day at
Shawnee Mission, Kan., about ten miles
from the city. Three bloody rounds were
fought, when the referee awarded the tight
to Cash on a foul. About two hundred
spectators from this city witnessed the
affair, which occurred in a school house.
Methodist Lore Feast.
Nkwbubypobt, Mass., April 13.— The
annual love feast In connection with the
New England M. £. conference was held
here to-night. In the evening the mission
ary anniversary was celebrated. The gen
eral missionary society has 117 stations in
the foreign field to which are assigned 110
missionaries and 140 auxiliaries, besides
natives and others, aggregating fully 2,000.
The church property is rated at 81. 067. 455.
and the average attendance at Sabbath
worship 55,420. almost entirely in lands hav
ing no Sabbath.
WEALTH WITHOUT WIT
Tie Heir to a Large Property in Alsace-
Lorraine Found Wandering About
Curious Conditions Attached to the Will
of Mr. Ouderdonk; a Long Island
His Son Deterred From oFashlonable
Follies on I'al n of Forfeiting
Washington Society Determined to
. Marry Off President Cleveland
An Unfortunate Foreigner.
Special to the Globe.
Fort Worth, Tex.. April 18. — Some
days ago a man who gives bis name as F.
Strob was arrested and lodged in jail hero
on a charge of lunacy. Postmaster Field of
this city saw a brief notice in the daily
papers of the arrest, and at once called to
mind a telegram he had received from Sec
retary Bayard to find out what he could
about F. Strob, who was in this section of
Texas. Capt. Field did so, and telegraphed
the result to Secretary Bayard. if seems
that Strob had lieu heir to an immense
property in Alsace-Lorraine, and also has
wealthy relatives in New York city. Some
time ago Strob telegraphed to his New
York relatives that ho had been pursued
while near Harold by brigands, that ho had
killed one of them and was in a Texas jaiL
Ills relatives at once went to Mr. Bayard,
who telegraphed Gov. Ireland in regard to
It, and to Mayor Smith to employ the best
counsel, and our postmaster to find out
about Strob's case. Inquiry soon showed
that no one answering Strol/s description
was in any jail, nor had any brigand been
killed by any one near Harold. The rela
tives were then anxious to find Strob, and
Texas papers were
FILLED WITH ADVERTISEMENTS
to the effect that:
"F. Strob will learn of something greatly to
his advantage if he will call at iho law office
of A. M. Carter, Fort Worth, Tex."
No one answered tho advertisement.
When a few days ago, a fine-looking Ger
man, well dressed, was noticed behaving
very ,ueerly talking to himself excitedly,
throwiug his arms about and dodging be
hind posts and trees, as if afraid of some
one, an officer's attention was called to
him. and ho was arrested, when ho gave his
name as F. Strob. Da was at o'ico taken
to Carter's office and the attorney soon saw
he was demented, and filed the lunacy
charge. Strob Is splendidly educated,
speaking English. French. German and
Italian fluently. In his lucid intervals he
is I courtly gentleman, and will never
«peak about bis relatives or private affairs,
either sane or insane. There is a mystery
connected with the man. His relatives
have telegraphed $500 here for his immedi
ate use, and a gentleman is on his way hero
to look alter Strcb.
A FATHER'S FREAK.
Ills Sod Deferred ft root Indulging
in tasbiouublc Follies.
Special to the Glo'«.
New York, April 18. — »ratio Onder
donk, who died at his homo in Manhasset,
Long island, on April G, left a curious will.
Mr. Onderdonk -as 78 years old when he
died. His family was one ot the oldest
and most respected on the Island. He was
married twice. His second wife left her
property to two sons, John and Francis,
whereas, the father believed it should have
been left in trust to him. He refused to
deliver the property to the sons, and a suit
was brought for its recovery. Francis
withdrew his suit, but John persisted, and
out of this trouble grew the feeling which
made the father disinherit the boy. The
estate Is valued at 5i. 500.000, consisting
mostly of railroad securities. The will
leaves the greater portion of the property
in trust for the benefit of the testators,
three daughters by his first wife, and their
children. Of the two boys by the second
wife, the elder is absolutely disinherited on
account of his contumacy. A conditional
bequest is made to the younger as follows:
li Francis engages in any rcputablo busi
ness; docs not oppose this will; does not
marry before he Is 23 years old without the
written approval of
TURKS or the executors:
never uses spirituous or malt liquors, to
bacco, cigars, opium, alcohol, or any ner
cotie, stupefylnjr, or intoxicating substances,
and never visits gambling houses, horse
races, poker houses, billiard saloons, or any
disreputable or questionable places, houses,
or resorts, and avoid* unuocc- visiting
or associating with spendthrifts or immoral,
vile, or profligate persons."
Then he may receive the Income of
830,000. If ho fails to continue iv this
path of virtue the Income goes to the law
ful issue, or to his next of kin. To each
of the heirs who shall promptly rile with
the surrogate of the county a written stip
ulation to assent to the conditions of the
will, and to use all legal means to main
tain it. the sum of £500 is left absolutely.
A lailure to at once sustain the will by a
legatee makes a forfeiture of all rights,
and in case the immediate heirs should
neglect to try to enforce tho provisions of
the will the surrogate is earnestly asked
to employ an able lawyer at the expense of
the estate to see that the will is probated.
A codicil leaves $30,000 in trust for St.
Peter's, St. Catharine's and St. Mary s
hospitals in Brooklyn.
National Capital Society Determined
to Marry Off the President.
Special to the Globe.
Washington*, April — There appears
to be a growing belief in Washington that
the report of the president's engagement
and approaching marriage in June to Miss
Frances C. Folsom of Buffalo will be sub
stantiated. It is impossible to have tho re
port either authenticated or denied at tho
executive mansion, though the wiseacres,
having put their heads together, aQirin that
President Cleveland's conduct in the matter
differs in many essential points from the
course pursued by him on former occasions
when rumor has allied his name with that
of others. It is stated that a gentleman
who visited the White house and dined with
Mr. Cleveland a day or two ago referred in
cidentally to the report, and that the pres
ident made no denial, merely asking in
response it the visitor did not think Miss
Folsom would make a good mistress for the
White house. The reports from Buffalo and
other points of New York state seem to
confirm the rumors of the president's
matrimonial intentions. Miss Folsom is an
extremely handsome girl, about SI years of
age. She has dark hair and eyes, a match
less complexion, coupled with a perfect
physique and lady-like manners. She is
highly educated and is a graduate of the
West college at Aurora, N. Y. If it is to
be that we are at last to have a wedding
in the White house, it will be a subject of
rejoicing throughout society. If there is
one thing more dear than another to the
heart of the Washington woman, it is the
UPON /WEDDING FESTIVITIES.
Apropos of this subject, it may be said
that the annual announcemnts of engage
ments and approaching marriages, mark
the end of a Washington season as unvary
ingly as the appearance of spring poetry in
the papers, appear this year to have been
made ■ unusually early. Tbe matrimonial
wave seems to have swept with greatest
violence in congressional circles, for if ru
mor is to be relied upon, there
will . bo at least half a
< dozen marriages In these families. It is
reported that Mr. Manning Logan is en
gaged to Miss Alexander of New York
who during the season, spent some weeks,
hero as tho guest of Senator and Mrs.
Logan. Senator Caraden's daughter, Miss
Annie Cainden, will be married June 1 to
Lieut. SpHlraan, United States army.
The marriage will take place from the
senator's home in Parkersburg, W. Ya.,
the bishop of that state performing the
ceremony. A special car will be run from
Washington about a week before that timo
to accommodate the bridesmaids and others
Of the wedding party who will go from this
city. Two other engagements in senators
families have not as yet been publicly an
nounced. Lieut. L. L. Kearney, who has
been quite prominent in Washington so
ciety this season as the leader of several of j
the Army and Navygennans, has concluded
to forsake the ranks of bachelorhood, won
over by the charms and goodly dowry of
Miss Brewster of New York, who came to
this city early in the winter. Another mar
riage announced for June lis that of Miss
Spriggs, daughter of Representative Spriggs
of New York, to Dr. Bloomer of Utica.
FRIVOLITIES OF FASHION.
A Clever Costume at a Flab Dinner
—The Forthcoming* Charity Ball.
Special to tho Globe.
New York, April — A fish dinner has
been the fashionable novelty of the week.
It has had numerous predecessors during
Lent at a restaurant where, in fancy or re
ality, tho chef is wondrously expert in
cooking fish. It has been considerable of a
"fad" to get up parties to dine at this place,
where astoundingly high prices helped the
exclusiveness of the indulgence. Tim feasts
have been curiosities of cuisiue and cost,
but this one is regarded as a climax. Not
only was the menu unique, but so also was
the costume of one of the belles who graced
the occasion. The private dining-room was
turned into a bower of bright green, with ;
seaweed in profusion and quaint embellish- j
ments of shells, while borrowed pictures of j
pisciculture and water completed the !
aquatic decorations. However it was in I
one of the elaborate toilets that a clever con
ceit was most remarkably carried out. The
wearer was a pretty girl belonging to a dis
tinguished family, Her hair was loosened and
embellished with seazrass: a necklace and
bracelets were pearls and coral; the sleeve
less and low cut corsage was delicate pink
satin, shading oil Into the green of dra- 1
peries fashioned in artistic simulation of a
mermaid's lower half. The scaliuess of a
fish was narrow, and a short train was
shaped like the tail of a fish. The
design bad been realized by a famous
man dressmaker, but the . girl got
credit for the original idea, and
is consequently famous socially. High so
ciety i* concerned with a ball that is to take
place immediately after Easter lets
FASHIONABLE FOLKS BATCH AGAIN.
You have heard of tiie great charity ball,
the one which for so Many years was re
garded as the greatest social event of the
winter in New York. Lately we have
talked every season of its deterioration.
There really was no such thin?. Tickets
were always practically obtainable by any
one \rho would pay SlO a piece, and the
beauty whose satin gown whisked your
elbow was either undoubted or questionable
as to respectability just as it might happen.
But the tendency is toward cxc isiveuess.
and at several of the charity balls j tho self
constituted aristocracy, the few hundred
families who regard themselves as "society, '
have sat in their boxes and looked down on
the dancing as at a circus. The forth
coming bail for charity is ostentatiously
me»Mit to be a reform. Not the whole
metropolitan opera house, but only the
comparatively small assembly rooms are to
be occupied and the executive committee,
with Mrs. Astor at its head, is to act on
each applicant for admission separately
and very stringently. Every ticket sold
will be numbered and registered and at the
entrance will be stationed persons to
identify the ticket-holders, so that no
transfers can be made. By this method it
is calculated that the 500 or (500 selected
will be the very pink and perfection of
swelldom. Fun will be made of it, but
they will like the distinction. The money
Is to go to the Orthopedic hospital, and this
has led to the coinage of a synonym for
pretentious swells, who are now called
"orthopeds" and "peddies." Already the
acutest dandies and belles are spoken of as
THIS WICKED WORLD.
Non-Sectarian Christians In Council
Announce That It» End is Near.
Pittsburg, April IS. — The annual meet
ing of the non-sectarian and non-denomi
national Christians began in Allegheny
City this morning. About 800 delegates
are present from Ohio, West Virginia,
Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania and
Canada. The object of the gathering is
the celebration of the passover. Addresses
were made by J. 1). Ada v on of New York,
F. L. Morris of West Virginia and C. S.
Russell of this city. In the course of his
remarks, Mr. Morris said he believed the
end of the world was near at band. It was
to be preceded by a season of anarchy, and
he looked on the present labor troubles as
the first step.
Cremation at Buffalo.
Buffalo, N. V., April 18. —When
Buffalo's Crematory was finished it was
tested with an unknown body and was
found to be perfect in all its operations.
The first cremation of a body at tho re
quest of the friends of a deceased person,
took place to-night, the corpse being that of
Dr. Benjamin Rudolph Bgmmn of Detroit,
aged TGycars and for many years a prominent
physician of that city, lie died last Friday
of senile debility. The funeral services
were held in Detroit and this evening the
body arrived here. It was taken imme
diately to the cemetery. Accompanying it
were Dr. Charles R. Eggermann, a son of
tho deceased, and a professional friend of
Dr. Hugo Ericksou. The latter made a
brief eulogistic address. The body, which
weighed 135 pounds, was placed in the re
tort at 10:27 o'clock aud in an hour the in
cineration was complete, about five pounds
of ashes remaining.
Arrested on suspicion.
Silas Weldon, a young man of 18 sum
mers, was brought into the St. Paul central
hall at 3 o'clock this morning, as a sus
picious character. The story Silas told was
that he was out searching for his father,
who has not been homo since Friday.
Going along Seventh street he asked a man
whom ho knows by sight to direct him to
Rosabel street. The man, who had been
drinking, with an oath struck Silas in the
face. The officer rushed across tho street
and collared Silas, who told him the same
story. The officer thought it fishy and sent
him to the station. Silas was held until
morning. :..;-■ ■:■■
Stephen X. Gifford, the venerable clerk of
tho Massachusetts state senate, died suddenly
yesterday of pneumonia, aged 70 years.
Gen. Charles Ilamlln, son of Hon. Hannibal
Hamlln, denies the report that he has with
drawn as a candidate for govern or of Maine.
Hon. Cornelius V. Dearborn, national Lank
examiner and treasurer of tho Boston & Lowell
railroad, died yesterday, aged 50. Ho whs one
of the most prominent citizens of New Hamp
shire, and had held many honorable positions.
In Paris, M. M. Duoquorcy and Roche have
been sentenced to fifteen months' imprison
ment for fomenting riots.
Tho sanitary board of Rome admits that
Asiatic cholera ha* broken out at Brindisi
and has ordered that all arrivals at other
Adriatic ports from Brindisi be quarantined
The home minister has issued a decree in
structing the officials to watch all the labor
conflicts in Berlin, and to see that everything
is settled peaceably and legally. If tho so- I
cialists attempt to create a riot a state of
sleso will bo proclaimed.
The German government refuses to recog
nize the German explorer Keichard, who
claims to have acquired territory around
Lake Tanganyoka equal to half of the area
XC. 10 9
The Outlook for Irish Independence Be
coming Less Bright as the Days
Chamberlain and Gladstone Lock Horns
and Each Refuse to Accede to the
An Unfrocked Priest Shoots the
Bishop of Madrid, Spain, for lie
fusing to Reinstate Him.
Total Destructions by Fire of the
Town of Stry, Near Vienna,
The Situation Less Promising.
Special Cable to the Globe.
London, April 18.— Tho agents of Mr.
Chamberiain and Mr. Gladstone are still
negotiating The situation tonight is, If
anything, less promising than it was before
the premier left town tor Hawarden castle.
Mi. Chamberlain makes no advances, ami
■hows no disposition to recede from the
demands recapitulated in lust night's cable
gram. He is urged by his strongest sup
porters not to yield. His own epinioa
evidently is that if he holds out,
Gladstone, in the end, will have no choice
but to £ive way. Sehuadhorst and
the caucus managers generally are per
suaded that Chamberlain's position in the
country as prospective premier and de facto
radical leader is immensely strengthened
already by the concessions he has compelled
Gladstone to make. The premiers repre
sentatives continue to bring outside influ
ences to bear on Chamberlain to force him
to accept Gladstone's pi^posais. Gladstone
maintains bis resistance I j Chamberlain's
proposals in their entirety, although he
iui::lit possibly meet the Birmingham men
more than half way on the land question.
Harcouit and Morley are stiff on the ques
tion of Irish representation at Westminster,
and the prospect of their resignation from
the cabinet, if Chamberlain carries Glad
stone with him, is stronger than ever.
Gladstone's reluctance to give tip the Irish
laud purchase bill is intelligible, but in the
opinion of dispassionate observers the bill is
probably doomed to die without a sign of
regret from any quarter excepi. possibly,
from some of the most intelligent members
of the ilartington wing of the pa-ty, who
are beginning to believe the often reiterated
statement that the landlords are unlikely
ever again ' > have such terms if the p sent
bill is thrown out. It is believed Ilia* the
whitis in the cabinet favor the cry for tfc }
KETENTIOX OK IKI -II REPRESENTATION
in the imperial parliament at Westminster.
Gladstone Is unusually obstinate on tlf.3
point. He is impatient to clear the way in
the house of commons for English and
Scotch business, and believes tins cannot
be done so long as Ireland is represented in
the house. Gladstone's strongest colleagues,
as well as the thinking men among the
iberals, oppo^ the principle of Irish rep
resentation a* Westminster, believing that
the Irish parliament will be competent
to deal with Irish affairs without being
required to come to London every year,
and that Ireland has no desire to interfere
in Imperial legislation. A middle course
is suggested, namely, a limited Irish dele
gation with restricted voting powers. The
principle of Irish representation at West
minster is approved only by tin noisy,
empt:. headed gang of Chamberlain creat
ures. These believe themselves to be mas
ters cf the situation and they probably will
be in the long run unless Hartington's fol
lowing is diminished, at least, to tho ex
tent of ti j caucus crowd by the time
the bill comes on for a second reading.
The country at large, leaving c t the cau
cus districts, is generally favorable to
Gladstone's policy. 3 1. Le" Fevre, a home
ruler before Gladstone, avowed hitnse.i in
favor of an Irisb parliament and received
a warm reception at Bradford, the place of
all others where he might have expected, to
fare badly, seeing that this was the con
stituency that repeatedly returned the late
Buckshot Forster to parliament. Among
the meetings held to support Glad
stone was one in the Strand district,
represented by the Hon. H. ii. Biand, son
of Speaker Brand, who was advanced to the
peerage by Gladstone. Brand is one of the
mutineers, and his conduct being considered,
l;e missed a vote of censure by only a nar
row majority, and t'lis through regard for
his father. The Birmingham caucus alone
blocks the work of arousing the electors.
As long as the block exists, and there is
nothing to Compensate for the deficiency
elsewhere, the country cannot be organized
with complete efficiency iv favor of home
Shot by a Priest.
Maprid, April 18.— At 10:S0 o'clock this
morning, whiie the bishop of Madrid was
ascending the steps leading to tho entrance
of the cathedral he was shot with a revolver
by a priest standing at the top of the steps,
the ball entering his abdomen. This was
followed by another shot, which wounded
tho bishop in the side, whereupon the
wounded man fellou the steps. 1 1 -i priest
then descended the steps and fired still an*
other shot, which took effect in the bishop's
thigh. The bishop was borne in an un«
tonstiloufl condition to a private chamber in
the cathedral, where the last sacraments for
the dying were administered to him. The
priest was arrested. Being Paiin Sunday
the cathedral was more than usually
crowded by worshippers, and when the
fearful work of tho priest was realized a
furious mob followed the carriage in which
he was conveyed to prison by gendarmes,
whose presence alone prevented his being
lynched. The motive for the crime was
revenge, the man who fired tho shots hav
ing recently been dismissed from the priest
hood and having fruitlessly applied to tho
bishop to be reinstated. Queen Christina
has inquired as to the bishop's condition.
The pope has telegraphed his blessing.
Valuable Relics Sold Cheap.
London, April 13. — A lot of relic? of
Schiller and Goethe have just been sold by
auction at Berlin at trumpery prices. A
splendid silver cup, chased with figure*
representing a boar hunt, which was given
to Goethe by the grand duke, Carl August,
brought 4U shillings. A gold locket, con- 1
taining locks of hair of Schiller and hi*
wife Charlotte, went at IS shillings and*
Goethe's signet ring at 50 shillings.
A Speck of War.
Athens, April 18.— The peneral com
manding Greek troops on Searmos heights,
which commands the plain of Larlssa, was
summoned by the Turkish general to-day to
withdraw from that stronghold. The
Greek general llatly refused to withdraw.
The Turkish force, consisting of 7,000
men and several batteries, thereupon ad
vanced to the foot of the heights.
The minister of war has withdrawn hi 3
resignation and is about to start forth©
frontiers. It is reported that the Athena
garrison all no forward immediately.
A Terrible Fire.
Vienna, April 13. — The town of Stry
has been almost completely destroyed by
tire. The number of houses burned is
about GOO. Many persons were killed and
the iwaintng inhabitants are destitute. A
high wind was blowing and the tire started
in several parts of the tow u about the
same time. One hnudred persona were
killed in one street by falling walls. The
town hall, the railway station and the
telegraph office W ere destroyed. A large
number of wounded were sent to Lemberg
where the hospitals are crowded with the
sufferers. Hundreds of persons are miss
ing. Lack of water rendered aid by the
military futile. Money and food are being
collected iv tho surrounding towns for thft.
relief of the sufferers.