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MYSTERIOUS SUICIDE. 1
A Prominent and Respited Business
Man of Dubuque, la., Hangs
Himself in His Barn.
No Cause as Yet Assigned or Made Pub
lic for the Perpetration of
Some Indication That Truth Does
_s"ot ltule Among the Haddock
Tho "Wisconsin Legislature Passes
an Apportionment l>ill--tJeneral
Special to the Globe.
Dubuque, la., April S. — sensation
was produced to-day by the mysterious dis
appearance of Noble S. Rider, a partner of
the firm of Can*. Rider & Wheeler. He j
was In his office at the usual hour this j
morning and left about 11 o'clock without j
attracting any notice. Not appearing at
home for dinner or returning afterwards. I
suspicion was aroused. Letters and papers I
were found on his desk, carelessly strewn I
around, as though he had absented himself j
only for a minute. Search was made all]
the afternoon by scouting parties; the force ]
increasing until half of the city was out on |
the hunt. The river, slough, holes and j
the depots were searched without success.
To-night at 10 o'cTock an examination was :
made of the premises connected with his
residence, when his lifeless form was found
hanging in the second story of the barn.
lie had removed his coat and hat De
ceased was 57 years of age and one of the
most respected and honorable men in the
THE HADDOCK .TIITKDER.
An Impression That Several Liars
Have Keen on Hie Witness Stand.
Special to the Globe.
Sioux City, la., April S.— The defense
in the Haddock case rested about 11
o'clock to-day and the afternoon has been
occupied by the state in rebuttal, during
which some of the witnesses for the de
fense have oeen shown up in a very bad
light. Each day it becomes mote and more
apparent to a casual observer that a bigger
lot of prevaricators never occupied the wit
ness stand in any court than have been
called in this case. Very little evidence
has been introduced by the state to-day to
show anything except the bad character of
certain witnesses and to rebut one or two
minor points made by the defense. Coroner
Waltarman, who conducted the inquest, the
testimony and verdict of which has never
yet been made public, said to-day that
from the evidence given at that time he was
confident that a committee was appointed
by the saloonkeepers to kill Haddock, and
WEXT TO the SCENE ARMED
for that purpose. Which one fired the shot
he does not undertake to say, but thinks
each equally guilty with the others, and
would as lief think it was Leavitt as any
one. He also says that it was brought out
in the evidence that immediately after the
shot two men, of whom Leavitt was one,
ran north on Water street and upstairs at
Ryan's. In the evidence on the stand at
court it has not been developed that any
one accompanied Leavitt, but it is never
theless probably a fact. All the evidence
tins been to show that two men approached
Haddock, and one fired the shot, and it
may yet be shown that Leavitt is that man
and that lie ran to Ryan's in company with
his companion. . The state will probably ■
finish rebuttal to-morrow and arguments
will begin Monday."
Sioux City, la., April B.— Leavitt was
recalled this morning by the defense to
identify the copies of his confession. The
defense offered extracts from his confession
vi evidence, but on objection it was over
ruled. In answer to a question of the de
fense. Leavitt said he did not know what
be did say before the coroner's jury. A
man's life was in danger then to tell what
he knew. The defense here offered in evi
dence the confession of Leavitt as a whole,
and it was accepted. At this point the de
fense rested. The state had A. Lyon re
called. The questions put to him were
with a view to impeachment. 6. W.
Schmitt, the witness who swore to viewing
the murder from his window in the Colum
bia house, and who swore that Leavitt
fired the shot, was recalled. "1 have been
at La Crosse, Lake Benton, Marshall and
New Ulm in Minnesota."' said the witness.
"I have lived six months with the sheriff
at New Ulm; was in jail there. . I saw my
wife last, two years ago." J. C. Peterson
was recalled for more cross-examination.*
He put in a general denial to all questions
leading to impeachment. This ended the
line of witnesses for the defense.
Witnesses in rebuttal were called by the
state this evening in the Haddock murder
trial. A. C. Matthews, O. C. Jackson,
John L. Cass and S. S. Nordville, citizens
of Lake Benton, Minn., testified that they
knew Gus Schmidt's general reputation for
truth and veracity to be bad. Dr. J. M.
Knott went to the scene of the murder,
and returning met J. A. Lyon, who asked
bim who was shot. When the doctor
answered that it was Haddock, Lyon said:
"Good enough for him." Richard Fisher
testified to meeting Lyon in the gun store
and hearing him say. as he took up a
revolver: "That is one of the kind that
killed the d d preacher.". C. E. Hamil
ton, stenographer at the coroner's inquest,
testified that in the testimony of John
Arensdorf. the latter locates himself two
blocks nearer the murder than he does in
bis alibi. A. D. Tollisson and T. N.
Foley, justice of the peace, emphatically
impeach the defense of the witness Juhl. "
Passage of the Apportionment Bill
— Miscellaneous Legislation.
Special to the Globe.
Madison, Wis., April B.— Only next
week remains for the legislature of 1887 to
get in its work. The effect of the end be
ing near at hand was witnessed to-day in
the rush of business in both houses. In
- the assembly the greater part of the after
noon session was given up to an exciting
contest .on the apportionment bill. It
passed the senate this morniiisr'without any
opposition and came up for passage in the
house. The bill as arranged by the Repub
lican members of the committee, seemed to
cause much disappointment among the fel
low members of the party in the house,
who very naturally turned to their indi
vidual interests. Several amendments to
the bill were presented changing matters in
tlie various districts. The greater number
were rejected and as nothing could be
gained ; by farther quibbling, the bill
was acquiesced in by the house
in a rather protesting manner. In
the house this morning the Morrill
circuit court bill previously passed by the
senate came up for concurrence. The bill
provides for but one new circuit, to com
prise the counties of Ashland, Bayfield.
Sawyer, Price, Taylor and Oneida. The
Cunningham bill, creating two new circuits
in the northwestern part of the state, had
already passed the assembly, but
HAS BEEN POCKETED
in one of the senate committees. The I
latter bill is said to be demanded by the
people in that part of the state, while the
Merrill bill is being supported by Senator
Ginty in the interest of the corpor
ations. '."'Cunningham succeeded m amend
ing the senate bill by making the circuit
comprise the counties of Chippewa, Sawyer,
Price, Taylor and Oneida, and the bill was
-passed as amended, but the senate refused
to concur in the amendment. Ginty has
now tried the dodge of changing the opin
ion of the lower house by declaring the
: * IN*-* — >A < <^w4VV>-r'. rf. ■;;.-'
amended bill purely Democratic. This ap
pears a very flimsy scheme, however, as
the bill is supported by the Republicans in
the districts affected as well as the Demo
crats. The securing of the amendment in
the assembly by Cunningham is conceded
to be quite a victory, and is the third one
be has achieved in regard to the matter,
although being a member of the- minority
party. The house adopted a reso
lution of respect to the late Congressman
Price, and commending the example of his
life as a worthy model for young men. The
bill appropriating $180,000 for furnishing
and finishing the buildings at the state uni
versity was passed; also bills establishing a
state institution for the care of idiotic
children, and appropriating various sums of
money to the agricultural and industrial
fairs of the state. The senate bills provid
ing for the relief of the sufferers of the late
capitol disaster, and providing for the plac
ing of a statue of Pere Marquette in the old
hail of the house of representatives at
Washington, were concurred in. The
senate passed a bill fixing the terms of
court in the eleventh cuiciiit. Bills were
concurred in: Providing that counties may
aid towns in the construction of highways;
appropriating 815, 000 to prevent the intro
duction of cholera • and other diseases;
punishing by a maximum fine of 8100 the
forcible interference with persons engaged
in lawful labor; requiring boys under 10
years of age to be sentenced to the state
industrial school instead of state prison;
making it larceny to unlawfully lake valu
able dogs or beasts when such is not
larceny at common law. The senate re
fused to concur in the bills repealing the
act providing for a state park and requiring
saloons in country districts to be closed
from 11 p. m. until <; a. m. The members
will remain over and hold a session in both
Good Friday at Dulutli.
Special to the Globe.
Duluth, -Minn., April B.— Good Friday
was generally observed. The banks were
closed and there was no session of the board
of trade. - Even a majority of the real estate
dealers closed their offices. The land and
postoffiee were closed and the churches
were well attended. The weather was fine
and warm and the snow is about all gone,
except on sheltered hill sides. The streets
are swimming with mud and crowded with
bespattered travelers. Some lake men pre
dict the opening of the harbor inside of ten
days if the present weather continues.
Buildings are cleared away from the site of
the new 8500, 000 hotel and excavations will
commence at once.
A Successful Institute.
Special to the Q1 >be.
Sibley, Is> April S.— The Normal in
stitute, which has been in session here for
two weeks past, closed to-day. The at
tendance from the first has been the largest
ever known, and the interest in the work
has each day increased. Profs. Trainer
and Connor and Supt. Beeves have man
aged the affair in a way that reflects credit
on them. Prof. Trainer has been principal
of the schools here for five years past, but
has recently resigned to accept a position
elsewhere.- The patrons have been so well
pleased with his work, however, that a
petition will be circulated requesting that
Verdict Against a Itailroad.
Special to the Globe.
Dubuque, la., April 8. — The jury in
the case of Artery vs. The Chicago. Mil
waukee & St. Paul Railway company,
which suit has claimed the attention of the
federal court for two days, brought in a
verdict in favor of plaintiff for 818,500.
The claim crew out of an accident to Ar
tery, an employe of the road. lie was riding
on a hand-car, holding a shovel to clear tlie
rail of snow • when he was thrown off and
run over, paralyzing his lower limbs and
rendering him • aci ipplo. .for. life. An; ap
peal will be taken tomorrow. — > y'^-y
Collicott Will Proceed.
Special to the Globe.
St. Cloud. March 8. — At the meeting
of the city council Wednesday evening a
petition was introduced,* signed by fifty
eight citizens of St. Cloud, asking the coun
cil to expunge from its records the motion,
passed Jan. 22, which rescinded the per
mission given to J. Collicott, of Minneapo
lis, to operate an electric light plant in this
city. After considerable discussion the
prayer of the petition was granted. This
action reinstates the original motion, and
gives Mr. Collicott permission to proceed.
Hrainerd Steal Estate.
Special to the Globe.
Bkaineiid, Minn., April B.— There is
considerable excitement here over the great
activity in the real estate market which has
developed within the past three days.
More property has changed hands in that
time, perhaps, than in as many months in
the oast three years. Prices are rapidly
advancing, but every train brings strangers
with money to invest. Several new real
estate firms have opened offices in the past
Seeding in lowa.
Special to the Globe.
Mason City, la., April B.— Seeding be
gins in good earnest in this section of the
state to-morrow. About four-fifths of the
small grain acreage will be sown to oats.
Flax and barley have proved quite profita
ble crops, and some are sowing these grains
quite extensively. Farmers will plant only
enough wheat for their own consumption.
Grain growers now fully realize that corn is
king, and this will be the leading crop.
Nebraska lSailroad Lands.
Washington, April B. The commis
sioner of the general land oflice has recom
mended to the secretary of the interior for
approval for . patent, a list of lands lying
within the limits of the Union Pacific rail-:
road in Nebraska, between Midway, in
Dawson county, and Big Springs, in Keith
county, aggregating 381.899 acres.
A De- Jloines Fire.
Special to the Globe.
Dks Moines, la., April B.— The River
side pottery, owned by Messrs. Cantrill &
Micliall, and situated on First and Willow
streets under the bluff, was destroyed by
fire between 2 and 3 o'clock this morning,
causing a loss of 850,000, about half cov
ered by insurance. Tlie origin of the fire is
(Si Array Orders.
Special to the Globe.
Washington, April B.— To-day's army
orders directed Post Chaplain William F.
Hubbard, recently appointed, to report at
Fort Buford, Dak., for duty, and Post
Chaplain Henry Swift, also a new ap
pointee, to report at San Antonio, Tex. .
Promises to be Interesting.
Special to the Globe.
Fabibault, April B.— meeting of
the state boards of trade, to be held in this
city next week Tuesday and Wednesday,
bids fair to be a large gathering and of an
Special to the Globe.
Fergus Falls, Minn., April B.— N.
Linton, a heavy dealer in general merchan
dise at Milnor. Dak., assigned to-day to J.
A. Walsh. The assets and liabilities are
'. Killed by Indians.
Special to the Globe.
Four [Benton, Mont., April B.— The
coroner returned to-day from Perryburg,
I the scene of the Caldwell murder. The
verdict was that the killing was done by
Indians, supposed to be British Bloods.
y. /Beat His Wife.
Special to the Globe.
Hastings, April Emil Lehman beat
his wife and was committed to jail for
twenty days by Justice O'Brien yesterday.
Additional -Northwestern News on
the -.Fourth Page. .
ST. PATTL\ SATURDAY MOVING. APRIL 0, 1887.
Manager Barnes Sells a Controlling In
terest in the St. Paul Olub to
A. M. Thompson.
The Latter to Pay All Bills of the Olub,
While the Former Remains
The St. Paul Ball Tossers Have a Lit
tle Fun .With the Amateurs ;
St. Louis Gets Away With Chicago in
the Second Game of Their
The Northwestern Sportsman to-day will
contain the following announcement which
will be read with interest by devotees of
the national game, not only in this city,* but
in other places that have teams in the
The public will no doubt bo surprised to
learn that Manager John S.Barnes has dis
posed of the controlling interest in the St.
Paul baseball club. ; The purchaser is A. M.
Thompson, the Jackson street dispenser of
liquors. According to the terms o: tho pur
chase, Mr. Barnes retains the management of
the club, while Mr. Thompson will take charge
of the financial end. He will contract, all
debts and pay all bills. Mr. Barnes was in
duced to enter into this arrangement by rea
son of the immense amount of work which
has fallen upon him. Helms found it im
possible for him to look after the men upon
the field and attend to the gate and outside
matters as well. The business has grown to
such proportions that tho whole time of two
men is required to conduct the club as it
should : be conducted. A. M. Thompson is
well known to the baseball public of St. Paul.
He has been identified with the national game
all his life. His lirst connection with a pro
fessional club was with the St. Paul team of
1884. He started the season as a stockholder,
but finished it as the manager of the club,
succeeding H. L. Hunter to that position,
July 1. At the opening of last season he as
sisted Mr. Barnes in organizing his club, and
for the first month managed the team for him.
It is the intention of both Mr. Barnes and Mr.
Thompson to spare no expense during the
coming season to Pave everything connected
with the club the best that money can buy.
The grounds will be fitted up in the best pos
sible shape, and the nine strengthened, if it
should not be found sufficiently strong to hold
its own with the other clubs of the league.
FIRST, OF THE SEASON.
The St. Paul Team Dons Its Ball
Clothes at Osage, la.
Special to the Globe.
Osage, la., April B.— St. Paul team
played its first game for the season of 1887
here to-day with the Osage team, which was
given. Duryea, pitcher, Stockweil, catcher,
and Webber, second base. The St. Paul
team won with ease by a score of 16 to 7.
All the club except Wiluiot found the ball
for at least one base hit, and Cleveland,
Pickett. Crooks and Prescott were partic
ularly strong with the willow. The St.
Paul team leaves for home to-night. Dur
ing its stay here it has made many friends,
who hope to see the championship banner
in St. Paul this fall. The score ; is .as fol
lows: ; "~ y - '''■
ST. PAIL. K. B.jIVA. _.[ I OSAGE. IK. B.jP.A. K.
Murphy, c. l! 1 ! 2J .1 2 l| Stockweil, c 0 2 3; . 0
Wilniot. 1.f.l 10 11 I) Cook. 8.'. . 1 1 1 12 0
Clevel'd, 3b 3; 3 3 2 li Killer, r. f.. 0 13 0
Pickett, lb. 8] 3 5 2 0 iVough, 3b.. 0 10 0 5
Sowders, r.f; 1 2 2 1 0 : Reddy, 1. ... 114 0 3
CrooUs, s. a. 1 3 51 2 1 Buck. c. f.. 2 2 5 2 0
McCauley, p 2.2 1 l 11 , Webber, 2b 1 I 2 2 1 2
Prescott. c. 3 .1 2 .1,1 Conner, lb. 1 1 7 0 0
McCart'y,2b 1 l"4 2jl jDurjea.p . 112 .4 I
'■ Totals; ; . lo'SQ 27 10l C, , /..Totals.. . . 7112714 11 i
* Struck .ut. by McCauley- 3, iby ; Durjea 2 ; bases" "
on balls.- off Duryea 1, off McCauley 2: passed ball,
Prescott 1; home run, Duryea; umpire, John
Chicago Defeated by SI. I.ouis in a
Magnificently Flayed Contest.
Special to the Globe.
St. Louis, April Welch won to-day's
game for the Browns by making a home
run in the first inning, when the bases were
full. Chicago played a stiff up hill game,
but was aided to a considerable extent by
Umpire boerscher, who made several bad
decisions against the home team. Pyle
pitched for the visitors, and had he not al
lowed some members of the home team to
rattle him by their peculiar tactics and thus
get their bases on balls, he would have
scored a success. Latham arrived from
the East this morning and played this
afternoon. II is first appearance at the bat
was the signal for tremendous applause,
lie played a rattling game, and by. his won
derful gift of gab kept the crowd laughing
and made the game more spirited. Car
ruthets also made his first appearance, and
although he looked pale from recent sick
ness he showed great speed and held the
visitors down to eight hits, which is a
good record under the new rules. In the
first inning, after one out, Gleason made a
base hit and O'Neill and Comiskey got their
bases on balls, filling the bases. Then
Welch lined the sphere out to the bulletin
board and cleared the bases, creating en
thusiasm which is indescribable. Gleason
MADE A HOME BUN
in the second inning, knocking the ball
into the right field benches and sending
Bushong, who had taken his base on balls,
in ahead of him. The Browns scored
again in the third inning, Foutz reaching
first on Williamson's error and coming
home on Robinson's tine two-baser. After
this inning Pyle did better, and although
the Browns batted him occasionally, some
very' lively fielding by the Chicagos cut off
;' ' further runs. Sunday did some excellent
" work in center field, and Sullivan jumped
"up and caught a liner from
Welch's bat which would .probably
have yielded him another home run. Bums
did excellent work on third base. The
Chicagos scored two runs in the second
inning on an error by Gleason, who made a
wild throw with two men on bases, en
abling both to score. In the fifth Sunday
reached first oil an excusable error by
Comiskey, and Sullivan got his base on
balls. The latter was caught napping, but
while Comiskey aiidltobinson were running
him down, fleet-footed Sunday crossed the
plate. Anson opened the sixth inning
A TERItIFIC DRIVE
among the left field benches, yielding him
three bases, and he scored oil Flint's sacri
fice. Robinson and Foutz did some bril
liant fielding. The latter, who is very tali
and has long arms, reached up and took a
ball while up against the fence in the eighth
inning. Probably no other fielder in the
country could have reached it. The same
teams play again to-morrow, when the bat
teries will be the same as on Thursday.
Tuesday next they play at Louisville,
Wednesday at Cincinnati and Thursday at
Indianapolis, making six games in all.
Three games will be played in the fall, in
case both clubs are champion, and the one'
which has won a majority of the nine will
be the world's champion. Below is the
ST. I.OLIS. K.B. I. A.E. | CHICAGO, ill. 11. P. a. E.
Latham, 70*^2; lj 2 0 Sunday, c. £lio 42 0
Gleason,...- 2 30 1 2 Kyan, r. 1.01 00 0
O'Neill. l.*>£(. 8 0 1 0 0 Sullivan. l.f OJ 1 ) 0 0
Comis'ey.fbf'l '2 '.) 0: 1 Anson, lb.. 1 Ili 0 0
Welch, c.'f. ;1 130 0, Pfeffer. 2b.. 14 10
F00t5, ... 1 1 4 .0| 0, Flint, ..... 12 31 0
Carrot's, p. C 0- 0 4 0, Will's'n. 110 5 1
Kobins'n,2b V 1 3 ( 4 0' Burns, 3b.. 0 1 4 3 0
Bushong, c. 11 7 1 0 I"yle, p. ;. . . 0 t 0 5 0
T0ta1..... ■ U 27*12 3! I T0ta1.... 4! 8.717 T
St. Louis ....4 2 10 0 0 0 0,0—7.
Chicag0.......... 0 20 0110 0 o—4
Huns earned, St. Louis 6, Chicago 1; two
base.' hits, Comiskey, Robinson; three-base
; hits,* Anson"' Pfell'er; home runs,' Welch, Glea
son; /total ; bases on hits, St. Louis 22, Chicago
; 12; left on bases. • St: ".-. Louis ', 4," Chicago 4;
struck out,' by Caruthers 4, by Pyle 2; double
[ plays," Robinson '•• and Comiskey; • batter hit,
Welch; bases on called balls," O'Neill 3, Com
iskey. Latham 2, j Gloflgoh, •'; Bushong-; time
1;50; umpire Doerscher. yV - ',
The Lincoln and De* IMoines Club..
Special to the Globe. V> ; -jy t
Dcs Moines, la., April B.— David ßowe,
the .'new manager of r the Lincoln, Neb.,
team, has released all the men of that club
except Reynaelo, , Snyder, i Robinson, Law
rence and Nelson, and has gone East after
new men. , The Williams! brothers, the old
battery for the Lincoln., have gone toMar
shalltown. The Dcs Moines team defeated
the Topeka team yesterday. 14 to 13, mak
ing all their runs :in ' the seventh inning.
Bresnohan, the great first baseman of the
Dcs Moines team, has been released for the
alleged use of intoxicating liquors.
Other llali li»meV,
Baetimoke, April B.— Fully 10.000 per
sons saw to-day's ; Baltimore-Boston con
test, it being the first strictly .professional
game of the season. Both pitchers were
hit hard, but the visitors did the best work
with the stick. The fielding was sharp and
the game close and exciting at all times.
Burns' hit over right field fence for a home
run in the fifth inning. Was the feature of
the game. The score: '.-. Baltimore 10,
Boston 11. ?; r '" '. '..' "•" ".y
Philadelphia, April B.— -Atletics" 8,
Philadelphia 10. \ ;.
Pittsburg, Pa., April B.— Syracuse 5,
Pittsburg 4. . i j / y'yy
THE OCEAN YACHT RACE.
Ca.>t. Samuel* mi l» There ( \Vns'nn
Trouble Between 'l Him and the
Owner of the Dauntl.--. v .
New Yokk, April S.— Capt. Samuels, of
the schooner Dauntless*; defeated by the
Coronet in the race across the Atlantic, ar
rived here on the steamship Adriatic to-day.
He sailed from Queenstowii on Wednesday
of last week. The interest in Capt. Sam
uels' arrival has been great since it was re
ported in this country that he and his em
ployer, Caldwell Colt, had fallen out.
Capt. Samuels said with regard to the re
ported trouble: 9 .:
The entire story was a complete fabrica
tion. My relations with Mr. Colt were of
the pleasantest nature : throughout the ' en
tire trip, and nothing occurred; to mar the
friendly feeling that existed between us. In
fact. 1 never made a trip where everything
was so agreeable and pleasant as this one
was, and when Mr. Colt aud 1 parted, we did
so the best Of friends. My ' only reason for
leaving him was that I bad fulfilled' the en
gagement I entered into with the owner of
the Dauntless, and there was no reason for
ray remaining aboard any longer. The trip
across was the worst that I ever experienced
in any of my travels, .' and I*• have sailed
around a good bit. The sailors were not dry
a moment from the time we .left-New York
until after we dropped anchor in- Cork har
bor. Y.y-'Yr — ' •
When asked to give his opinion of the
cause of the Dauntless' defeat, Capt. Sam
uels replied that the Coronet was much the
better boat, and the Dauntless y was fairly
outsailed: ' ! : k'y
"The Coronet," he continued, "is a magnifi
cent craft, and I knew it would boa hard race
before w»» started. ,My ' idea -in . letting the
Coronet take the lead was to prevent every
one from beiug : discouraged 1 before tho
yachts got out of sight/as I they would havo
been had I taken the lead. ;■' I did not give up
the race until I heard that the Coronet Was
nearly twenty-four hours ahead of us."
Murphy Really Sick. - .';.
Jerry Murphy is considerably annoyed at
the story that he refused to meet Needham
last night because the day was Good Fri
day, and sent word to the f Globe yester
day that his failure to appeal' j was owing to
a severe cold which rendered £ him unfit for
a contest for which he should be in as per
fect physical condition as possible. Dr. Drew,
his physician,' sends, in the, following, card
for publication:/. y'. y. .|
I hereby certify that fortl>e past three days
Jerry Murphy hw i'St< ;^,^iy : 0-..7-0 pro
fessionally, having been suffering from "a
severe cold, accompanied : by: -considerable
pain and prostratiou. ;In my, opiniou he is
physically unfitted by his sickness to do him
self justice at this time. C. VV. Dke'w, M. D.
Minneapolis, April 8. . - ■.
McLaughlin Did IVot Appear. «
To the Editor of the Globe.
Through your columns of Thursday I in
vited Col. J. H. McLaughlin to meet me at the
Nicollet house and sign articles for a wrest
ling match between himself and J. H. Com
stock, of New York. Mr. McLaughlin ac
cepted my challenge issued in behalf of Com
stock and called me to the front. 1 came to
the front, but no; McLaughlin. I don't be
lieve the "Colonel" wants to wrestle as bad as
he makes out, Out will inform him that I am
still in Minneapolis, and propose to bring him
to time. Yours, "Brownie" Wallace. .
Minneapolis, April 8. -
Sparring; at she Olympic.
Mclleury Johnson, the. Black Star, and
Black Frank sparred ten rounds at the
Olympic las., night. Mike Breslauer, of
Minneapolis, who refereed the match, gave
the purse of 5100 to Johnson. Archie
Leonard, of Bismarck, /and Danny Need
ham, of St. Paul, lightweights, were
matched for a -ten-round contest. I Need
ham knocked Leonard against the ropes in
the third round,' and the latter refused to
fight longer. The fight was given to Need
ham. Both . matches were arranged on
short notice Thursday night, when :it was
learned that Jerry Murphy would not meet
Needham. .:; '--yy
To Meet in Minneapolis.
Tommy Danforth telegraphed to
"Brownie" Wallace yesterday that he will
fight Tommy Warren in Minneapolis about
May 1. Wallace has wired him to" come
here as soon as possible. Warren -. is here
and says Danforth will find his hands full
St. Paul Gun Club. y. >
The following score was made by the St.
Paul Gun club at its first regular weekly
shoot on Thursday:
Mc'Jomber... . lojMcl.usick 15 Boyd IG
Paul 15 Cummings ....13 Blakeley. ." 10
Kennedy.R. S.lllurigg. lelWlieaton.:*.. 12
Pfister Hi Hilliard lOJKicheson.... la
Anderson 10 Thompson, O.. 8' "*'.'.->■. y
I'aul Boytou's Swim. >
Sing Sing." April 8.- Capt. Paul Boyton
arrived here this evening at '9:15 o'clock,
after a swim of twelve miles against the
tide, and put' up for the night. He was
quite ill and had to have medical attend
Stallion Sold. . '
Special to the Globe. . ;•
Hastings, Minn., April 8. —G. P.
Smith has sold his stallion Black Chief to
Capt. T. B. Merritt, of St. Paul, and he
lias been taken to the latter's stock farm in
line Fights. '
Two other dog fights have been arranged to
take place the same day, after the battle be
tween Irish Jack and Jumbo, which occurs
next week, under the auspices of .the Minne
sota Sporting association, between Judy and
Rosa, and Tinker and Brandy, thoroughbred
bull-terr - ■ .■ '
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OLD WOELD NEWS. :
Wants An .Understand ing.
Paris. April B, The pope has for
warded to the French government proposals
aiming to bring about. an understanding
with France with reference to the establish
ment of diplomatic relations between " the
Vatican and China. : ;-•;,
Sinking Oil ells.
London, April —Advices from the
Jebel Said oil fields' say that four .wells have
been sunk to the depth of GOO feet, but that
it will be necessary to sink them . to 1,000
feet before petroleum can be struck. . .,.-.
Two Person* Drowned.
London, April B. The Norwegian ship
Prince Victor, which, arrived at : Bristol
April '4 from New, York,-: capsized to-day.
The captain's wife and child were drowned.
Ireland'- Under .Secretary. .-;y
London.. April- 9.— C01. King-Harmon
(Conservative) ;. member of : parliament for
the Isle of Thanet, Division Kent, has been
appointed under secretary for. Ire land.*
EGG ROLLING FROLIC
The Youngsters of . Washington to Have
/ Their Easter Monday Fun at the
-'•■•' : .. : ■— — ■'..-
Old-Time Blue Laws to Be Enforced To-
Morrow in All Their Ancient *
• : Severity. .
President Cleveland "Writes a Letter
lieyurdlng the Present Fisheries
England's Heavy Claim Against
Hayti- -Designs Wanted for Sil
Washington, April B.— On Easter
Monday Mis. Cleveland will come hi from '
Oak View, where she has been for the last
few days, to see the egg-rolling.-, in the
White house, grounds. This will be a novel
spectacle- to her, and is one of the most
curious and distinctive children's customs
in the world. - Egg-rolling at Easter is
common enough, but why the Washington
children, for longer back "than anybody can
remember should this day take possession
of one particular spot is as queer as any
thing in the mysterious regions of ■ child
myths and customs.. Nobody knows when
it originated, lt is required of every presi
dent that besides giving up his private
grounds on that day, lie shall come out at
least once during the afternoon and ' show
himself on the south portico. President
Arthur always did it, and President Cleve
land did last year, and every child who
goes knows the president is due on .the
south portico, and would be highly indig
nant If he failed to appear. No doubt
"Frankie," as the children call Mrs. Cleve
land, will.be anxiously expected on Mon
day. '/./;••: ~
Reviving the (Slue Laws.
Washington. April B.— The commis
sioners of the District of Columbia have de
cided to revive the blue laws on Sunday
next and prevent the opening of any places
of business except apothecary shops and un
dertaking establishments. While the com
missioners were going through the District
laws recently, in order to see which of
them should be incorporated . in the new
police regulations as authorized to be issued
by the last congress, they .discovered an old
and obsolete law directing the closing of all
business places except those of druggists,
undertakers and barber shops. A subse
quent law closed barber shops, so that only
the two former are authorized
to remain open. The commis
sioners determined to enforce
the law, and on next Sunday all news
stands, cigar stores, confectioneries, and
possibly even lunch houses will be
forced to shut up. lt is expected that a test
case will be made by some dealer almost
immediately. While the commissioners do
j not state such to be the case, their action is
believed to be the outcome of the enforce'
I nieiit of the law against Sunday liquor
selling. has been enforced the last two
Sundays, and has proved remarkably suc
cessful, owing to a provision maki ng a
second conviction for its violation work a
lorfeture of its license.
tiki: FISIBE-CII.S TROUBLE.
The l : resilient Writes a Letter ou the
| Subject off Retaliation.
; •Washington," April 8. — The president
j having received a communication from the
i Fishermen's association calling attention to
! the fisheries dispute; and suggesting that the
: ! retaliatory act would, in their opinion be
. I sufficiently executed if the j proposed retali
ation was confined to the closing of United
States markets to' Canadian fish products,
he has made the following answer: ' ,y / ; ' ■'■y :
Executive Mansion, Washington, April
7. George Steele, Esq., President Fisher
men's Union. Gloucester, Mass: I have re
ceived your letter recently addressed to
me, and have given full consideration to the
views and wishes therein contained rela
tion to . the existing differences between the
government of Great Britain and the United
Slates, growing out of the refusal to award
to our citizens engaged in fishing enterprises
the privileges to which they are entitled,
.either under treaty stipulations or the guar
antees of International comity and neighborly
concessions. 1 sincerely trust
THE APPREHENSION YOU EXPRESS
of unjust and unfriendly treatment of Amer
ican fishermen lawfully found in Canadian
waters will not be realized. But if such ap
prehension should prove to be well founded,
I earnestly hope that no fault or inconsider
ate action of any ot our citizens will in the
least weaken the just position of the govern
ment, or deprive us of the universal sym
pathy and support to which we should be c n
titled. The action of this administration
since June, 1885, when the fishery articles of
the treaty of 1871 were terminated under the
notification which had two years before been
given by our government, has been fully dis
closed by the correspondence between the
representatives and the appropriate depart
ments of the two governments, with which.
1 am apprised by your letter, yon arc entirely
familiar. An examination of this correspon
dence has doubtless satisfied you that in no
case have the rights or privileges of Ameri
can fishermen been overlooked or neglected,
but that on the contrary they have been sed
ulously Insisted upou and cared for by every
means within the control of the execu
tive branch of the government.
The act of congress . approved March
3, 1.87, autnorizlng a course of
retaliation through executive action in the
event of a continuance on the part ot the Brit
ish-American authorities of unfriendly con
duct and treaty violations affecting American
■ fisheries has devolved upon the president
of the United States exceedingly grave . and
solemn responsibility comprehending
HIGHLY important consequences
to our national dignity, and iuvolving ex
tremely valuable commercial intercourse be
tween the British possessions of Norti
America and the people of the
United States. I understand the
main purpose of your letter is to suggest
that in case a recourse to the retaliatory
measure authorized by this act should be in
vited by the unjust treatment of our fisher
men in the future, the object of such retalia
tion might be fully accomplished by prohib
iting Canadian-caught fish from rntry into
the ports of the United States. The existing
controversy is one in which two nations are
the parties concerned. The retaliation con
templated by the act of congress is to be en
forced, not to protect any particular interest,
however meritorious or valuable, but to
maintain the national honor, and thus pro
tect all our people. In this view the viola
tion of American fishery rights, and unjust
or unfriendly acts towards a portion
of our citizens engaged in business,
is but the occasion for action
and constitutes a national affront which
gives birth to, or may justify retaliation.
This measure once resorted to, its effective
ness and value may depend upon the thor
oughness aud extent of its application, and
in the performance of international duties,
the enforcement of international rights and
the protection of our citizens this govern
ment, and the people of the United States,
must act as a unit, ail intent upon attaining
the. best result of retaliation Upon the basis
of a niaintaiuance of national honor and
duty/ A nation seeking by any means to
maintain its honor, dignity and integrity is
engaged in protecting the rights of its peo
ple, and if in such efforts particular interests
are injured and special advantages forfeited,
the things should be ' f. '••'-■.".
patriotically borne Ef-Bij&-l
for the public good. An immense volume ot
population, manufactures and agricultural
productions, and the marine tonnage and
railways to which these have given activity,
all largely the result of intercourse between
the United States and British America, and
the natural growth of a full half ceutury of
good neighborhood and friendly communica
tion form an aggregate of material wealth
and incidental relations of the most Impres
sive-magnitude. I fully appreciate these
things, and am not unmindful of the great
number of our people who are , concerned ' in
such vast and diversified interests.' In the
performance of the serious' duty, which the
congress has imposed upon me, and in the ex
ercise upon just occasion of the power 1 con
ferred under the act referred to. 1 shall feel
myself bound to inflict no unnecessary dam
age or injury upon any portion of our people,
but T shall, nevertheless, be unflinchingly
guided by a sense of what the 'self-respect
and dignity of the nation demand..- In the
maintainance of these and in the support of
the honor of tho government beneath which
every citizen may repose in safety,; no sacri
fice of personal or private interests; shall 'be
considered as against tho general welfare .
Yours very truly, Grover Cleveland.
THE TORTUGAS CI, A I Itt.
England's Exorbitant Demands
From Hayti Liable to Cause
'Trouble. /'^'y.'.y.''"".', '
Washington, April 8. — thorough cor
respondence has not yet begun between the
department of state and the government of
Great Britain in regard to the reported threat
of that government to seize Tortugas island
from Hayti in default for a debt, yet an in
vestigation is being made, and all matter re
lating to the subject in the possession of the
department is being collected. The English
claim appears to be very .intricate in its na
ture. Correspondence had in Mr. Freling
huysen's administration shows, that the
claim is ail individual one, based upon a
number of cessions, sub-cessions, and con
tracts regarding the privilege to cut mahog
any that was not cut, or at least not -in suffi
cient quantity. •,<'.'.
FRANCE'S ACTION. ,;y..-!
Paris, April B.— * government has
ordered a man-of-war now in West Indian
waters to proceed immediately. to Port au
Prince to protect the Europeans', there, in
view of reports of a threatened massacre by
the Haytians in the event of their govern
ment complying with the demands of Great
Britain on account of some old claims.
Advices received by the Haytian legation
in Paris from Port au Prince confirm the
report of their being excited over Great
Britain's demand, but deny that they have
threatened to massacre foreigners. -■■'■>■ ;•■ y
_ Coin Designs Wauled. ;>£.''
Washington^ April B.— The director of
the mint under the provisions of section
3,510 revised statutes, and with the ap
proval of the secretary of the treasury, has
issued a circular inviting designs for the
obverse and reverse for the silver dollar and
the minor coins of the United States. ; An
award of not to exceed §500 will be made
for each accepted set of designs. The cir
cular is addressed to well-known artists,
and invites them to study the coins belong
ing to the cabinet of the mint at Philadel
phia, which contains several pattern pieces,
the designs of which are believed to be su
perior to those of several . of the current
coins. ■ .y-
Invited to Chicago. '
Washington, April B.— A delegation
of cattle dealers waited on the president
this evening and invited him to attend the
reunion and banquet of the : live ; stock
breeders of the United States to be held at
Chicago Nov. 18. :18S7. The delegation .
consisted of DeWitt W. Smith, of Illinois, ■
president of the National Stock Growers'
association: Samuel Dysart. president of
the Illinois State Agricultural society; Mr.
Foster, president of the Ohio Valley Cattle
Breeders' association; Mr. Curtiss, of the
New York state board of agriculture: Alex
Selay, of the Maryland live stock commis
sion; Edward Campbell, United States
marshal of Iowa; Messrs. Isaac Elwood and
Stttdebaker, of Indiana; Senators Palmer
and Gorman and Representative Springer.'
The president thanked them for the invita
tion, and said that while he has a great de
sire to visit the West he could not very well
promise to accept an invitation for a date
so far in the future. His presence in Chi
cago in November, he remarked, depended
entirely upon the state of "public affairs at
that time. yyyy-yy'yy'yi
Pacific Coast Steel.
Special to the Globe.. ...
Washington, April B.— Commander R.
G. 'Evans, chairman of the board to inspect
steel for the new 'cruisers, 'has ? received a
letter from Lieut. Gilmore, who is on "duty"
inspecting the steel on the Pacific coast, in
which he speaks in the highest terms of the
quality of the material being turned out by
the Union Iron works for the new cruiser,
Charleston. That which he tested bends
beautifully, and he says that with a little
patience he is of the opinion that they will
be able to turn out as good material as is
made. It is now as good as that made in
the East, he says, and in some respects
superior. • ■ y- y
JAMES G. BLAINE IS ILL.
His Attack Is Said Not to Be Serious
But a Physician Has Been Summoned
From St. Louis. •'• .'-I'y''
St. Louis, Mo., April B.— A private tele
gram has been received in this city from
Fort Gibson, Indian Ter., stating that Mr.
Blame has a severe cold and is threatened
with pneumonia. R. C. Kerens, a near
personal friend of Mr. Blame, accompanied; •
by 11. H. Mudd. a prominent physician of
this city, left here at 1 p. m: by special •
train for Fort Gibson. None of the circum
stances leading up to Mr. Blame's illness
are known here. The inference naturally
drawn from the fact that a physician has
gone from here to see and perhaps, to at
tend Mr. Blame, in . face of the probable
fact that there is a skillful army surgeon a
Fort Gibbon, is that he isVlikely to be seri
ously ill. The following dispatch was "re:
ceived by the Associated Press at 8:550 p.
in. from the commandant of the post at I
Mr. Blame Is suffering from bronchial-c at
arrh with fever of a remittent type. He
sleeps well and has no typhoid ; symptoms.
His respiration is normal, fifteen per minute.
A despatch to the Associated Press from
Dennison,.Tex., says the manager of the
telegraph office at Gibson station .reports
that news received there to-night at 7 p. m'
by telephone from Fort Gibson, says that
Mr. Blame is quite sick; that he has a cold
and some fever; that he is sleeping well,
and that: he has bronchial catarrh. His
respiration is normal. Two physicians are
expected . there from St. Louis to-night.
We could not learn whether his condition
was serious or not as the post is some dis
tance from the railroad, and: the telephone
between these points was not working well.
It is doubtful if anything later can be
The latest information from Fort Gibson
is that Mr. Blame was quite unwell when
the train arrived at Gibson station on Sunday
night; that he did not go over to the fort
until the next day; that he has been ill
with a bad cold since then, hut that he will
leave for the North to-morrow. it is not
stated where he, will go, nor what his
future movements will be, but it was given
out when he was in this city that when he
left Fort Gibson he would go to Chicago.
~ . — _^fc •
A Veteran Preacher's Death.
New York, April B.— Dr. Elijah Pil- j
cher died yesterday in Brooklyn. lie was
born in Athens. 0., in 1810. -In 1830 he I
entered the Methodist ministry and served
as an itinerant pastor for. fifty years in
Michigan. In 1882 lie suffered a stroke of
apoplexy from which he never fully re
covered. - lie left a wife and five children.
One son is a missionary in China, and an
other an army surgeon. .
He «iot Five Years.
Special to the Globe. .-..--.
La Crosse. Wis., April 8. — The forger
who passed four bogus checks here Wednes
day, after having done, the same business
at Milwaukee, Madison and other/places,
was taken to Sparta to-day and before Judge
Newman plead guilty, giving the name of
James Webster. He was sentenced to live
years. . . .-
Died of His Injuries.
Special to the Globe.
Hutchinson, Minn., April B. William j
Hollihan, the section foreman who was \
hurt here; last night by .falling ;' from his
hand car. died to-day at 12 o'clock from the
effects of his injuries. •
NO. 9 9
A FIENDISH HEATHEN.
Details of the Murder of a Lady at St.
John, Oal., by Her Chinese
The : Assassin Still at Large, but tha
• ;•. Lynchers Are Pressing Hard
Pat McCarthy Swings at Fort Smith,
Ark.., After Protesting Ills
An Execution in Alabama— The Rah*
way Mystery— Other Crimi
Chicago, April Further details re*
lating to the murder of Mrs. Joseph Billion
by the Chinese cook, show that the mur
der was most cold-blooded, and is only
equaled in atrocity by the murder *of Mr.
and Mrs. Wickersham, of Sonoma county,
about a year ago, also by a Chinese cook.
Mrs. Billion, two daughters and a farm em
ploye named W. H. Weaver were at supper
when the door opened suddenly and a sbot
was hied from a rifle by Hoah Henry, the
Chinese cook. The bullet passed through
Weaver's left shoulder, just over the heart,
and lie fell prostrate. Mrs. Billion turned .
to see whence the shot came, and re
ceived a bullet which pierced her heart, I
and produced instant death. Weaver,
notwithstanding his serious condition, man
aged to shut the door and barricaded it.
The Chinaman fired a shot through the
closed door, but without effect. He then,
procured an axe and after partly breaking'
the door, changed his mind and left the
immediate vicinity of tlie house. Annie
Billion went to the door to note the diree-j
tion of the murderer's flight, but a shot
from Henry's weapon caused her to hastily;
retreat and again barricade the door. The;
murderer then disappeared. Meanwhile
the other daughter succeeded in leaving the ;
house unobserved by the Chinaman, and
gave the alarm at St. Johu, which is a little
over a mile from the ranch. The pursuit,!
which was immediately organized, has thus!
far proven fruitless. If the fugitive is j
caught he will certainly be lynched. He is
eighteen years old, and lias been in the]
family employ several years. ;
YESTERDAY'S HANGINGS. )
Patrick Smith Die* at Pert Smith,;
Ark., Protesting- His Innocence".
An Alabama Victim.
Fort Smith, Ark., April B.— Patrick
McCarthy was hanged here to-day for the
murder of Thomas and John Mahouey in
the Choctaw nation on the lOth of Febru-j
ary, 18S6. The evidence was purely cir
cumstantial, there being no eye-witness to
the crime, and McCarthy died protesting
his innocence. According to the testimony,
McCarthy left Bed Fork, I. T., Feb. 15 in
company with Tom and John Mahoney and
Joe Sprule, bound for Springfield. Mo.
The Mahoney boys had been working on
the railroad, and had some money and two
good teams. On the night of the 16th
McCarthy and Sprule planned the mur
der and "robbery of the boys,
and - arming themselves while their
victims slept, murdered them in cold blood.
Sprule had a gun and McCarthy a pistol.
The latter fired, killing Tom Mahoney in-,
stantly, but Sprule's gun snapped, and
John Mahoney jumped up, but was brained
with an ax. The bodies were robbed and
hauled some distance and thrown in a ditch
near Barker's coal bank, close to the Kansas
line, where they were subsequently found
and identified; .*yy
'y. DIVIDING THE SPOILS, """"■
the murderers separated, and Sprule is still
at";''large,_ but McCarthy' was arrested one
year ago to-day and brought here for trial.
He was convicted Sept. .10 and sentenced
with five others to hang Jan. 14. but tlie
president respited him until April 8. This
is the theory of the prosecution, sub
stantiated by the fact of McCarthy
having in his possession property of the
murdered men. but he protested his inno
cence, and with a crucifix in his hand
vowed he knew nothing of the murder.
The impression here is that he was inno
cent, and that in his case circumstances
Montgomery, Ala., April S. — Shade
Scarborougo, who murdered Madison Csesar
in July last, was hanged in the jail yard at
Clayton, Ala., to-day.
The Kahway Murder.
Rahway, N. J., April B.— The body of
the murdered girl is still unidentified. Tha
face is rapidly decomposing and the under
taker says it will soon burst open on the
rignt side, which was 1 badly bruised by the
murderer. Edson L. Hubbard has become
a raving maniac over the murder. Last
night he left his home in East Kahway and
ran screaming over gardens and fields. At
4 o'clock this morning lie began shouting
"murder near Mayor Daly's house on Main
street, when Assistant Chief of Police
Conger arrested him and locked him up in
a cell at headquarters. The German barber,
Flath, who was arrested in Brooklyn on
suspicion of being implicated in the Rah
way murder, was arraigned before a police
justice to-day and discharged. There was
no evidence to show that he was concerned
in the matter.
Hilda Hansen is here, and -says the mur
dered girl resembles Augusta Matilda Car
son, who arrived from Stockholm Dec. 9 on
the steamer Hungaria. Her father is known
as Carlson Lange, and works for the Pull
man Car company, at Chicago. His daugh
ter started for Chicago Dec. 10.
YiCKsr.ui'.G. Miss., April B.— Quite a
sensatfon was created in this city to-day by
the receipt of a letter from a prominent at
torney in St. Joseph, La., asking if it was
true that a negro man was killed in Hirsch's
store some time ago. The attorney further
I am defending a negro man who is in jail
hero, charged with assault. He tell me thai
there aro two negroes at or near this plac«
who, he states, told him they killed a colored
man in Hirsch's store some months ago. My
client wants mo to get the reward for theii
capture and defend him for giving the in
The cause of ?he sensation here is that on
Wednesday last two negroes, Robert Bea*
lev and Redmond Murphy, were convicted
of the crime and sentenced to the peniten
tiary for life. These men have always de
clared * their innocence. They were con
victed on the testimony of a young negro
about IS years old. He testified that one
of the prisoners knocked the murdered man
on the head with an ax and the other cut
his '! -oat. The two negroes, who live in
St. Jo'v'^ph, will be arrested at once.
More About l-i-sune.
Gallatin, Term., April There is a
man here whose father knew Billy Kissane
to the tune of $10,000. Capt. Samuel
Lyon, the present owner and proprietor of
the Gallatin flouring and saw mills, stated
that his father, Hamilton Lyon, of the firm
of Lyon & Bell, Cincinnati, lost a large
consignment of machinery, valued at §10,
--000. on the ill-fated Martha Washington,
which everybody believed Kissane burned
at Helena, on the Mississippi river, near
the month of the White river. On the same
vessel Kissane had a large cargo of boxes,
marked "valuable merchandise," which had
been heavily insured previously. When
the remains of the burned vessel were raised
some of these boxes that had been destroyed
by the fire were discovered and opened. In
them were nothing but rubbish, such as
gravel. stones and sawdust. Hamilton Lvon
is still living in Johnson county, Kentucky,
The Democrats* Ahead.
Providence, R. 1., April B.— the
; new elections in South Kingstown and Lit
tle ;;Coinpton to-day the general assembly
stands on grand .committee, : 50 Democrats
and 46 Republicans. -Four senators 'and
'eight representatives are yet to be elected.