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PRlfieE FOR phage'
ROYAL HEIR OF BRITAIN HOPES
FRIENDSHIP Will con
AUTHORS ISSUE AN APPEAL. J
Englishmen utter a protest
against THE war feel-
»TIE DISHI -PTIOX OF THE RACE.
"They Ask Americans to Join
Their Efforts for a Peaceful
I NEW YORK. Dec. 24.— The World i
•will tomorrow publish the following
cablegram received in reply to its
request to the Prince of Wales for
an opinion on the Venezuelan situa
--Lidringham. Dec. 24. 1595.-Sir
"Sandringham, Dec. 24, 1895.— Sir
Francis dlys is desired by the
Prince of Wales and the Duke of
York to thank Mr. Pulitzer for his
cablegram. They earnestly trust, and
cannot but believe, the present crisis
■will be arranged in a manner satis
factory to both countries and will be
succeeded by the same warm feeling
of friendship which has existed be
tween them for so many years."
Cardinal Gibbons sends the follow
ing dispatch from Baltimore:
"War between England and Amer
ica would be a calamity to the world
and Christian civilization. There is
mo ground for apprehension of war. I
regard the strictures on Mr. Cleve
land's message by some American and
[English papers as unjust and unwar
ranted, since he has always shown
"himself a man of peace and conserv
ative principles during both adminis
trations. Warlike interpretation put
on his message is forced. The panic
was occasioned by an over-sensitive
"The dispute will be honorably set
tled, not by the sword, but by the
mightier weapon, the pen."
AITHORS APPEAL FOR PEACE.
"War Without Cause ami the Se
<liiel Lasting Dishonor.
LONDON, Dec. 24.— An appeal has
been issued by British authors, signed
with 1.300 names, to their conferees in
the United States. The names include
those of Sir Walter Besant. John Mor
ley, John Buskin. Hall Came, Rider
Haggard, Sir Edwin Arnold, George
■Meredith, Prof. W. E. H. Lecky, Mar
tin Conway. R. D. Blackmore, Will
lam Nilack and Alfred Austin. The
"At this crisis in the history of the
Anglo-Saxon race there are two paths.
One leads we know whither, but in the
end through war, with all its accom
paniments of carnage, unspeakable
suffering and hideous desolation, to
the inevitable sequel of hatred, bit
terness and disruption of our race. It
is this path we ask you to join us in
an effort to make impossible. Not on
the grounds of political equity do we
address you; but we are united to you
by many ties. We are proud of the
United States. There is nothing in our
history that has earned us more glory
than the conquest of the vast Amer
ican continent by the Anglo-Saxon
race. When our pride is humbled by
a report of something that you do
better than ourselves, it. is also up
lifted by the consciousness that you
are our kith and kin."
Aft r dwelling upon the intimate ties
of relationship and brotherly senti
ment, the appeal continues:
"There is no anti-American feeling
among Englishmen. It is. impossible
that there can be any anti-English
feeling among Americans. For two
such nations to take up arms wo.ild
be civil war, not differing from your
calamitous struggle of rhirly years
aso, except that the cause were im
measurably less humane, less tragic
and less inevitable."
DISHONOR OF LITERATURE.
After referring to the tie that licra-
Iture makes the appeal concludes:
"If war should occur between Eng
land and America, English literature
would lie dishonored and disfigured for
a century to come. Patriotic songs,
histories of victory and defeat, records
of humiliation and disgrace, stories of
burning wrongs and unavenged in
sults—these would be branded deep in
the hearts of our peoples. They would
so express themselves in poems, novels
and plays as to make It impossible
for any of us who live through the
fratricidal war to take up again the
former love and friendship for the
united Anglo-Saxon race that owns the
great names of Cromwell, Washington,
Nelson. Cordon. Grant, Shakespeare
and Milton. There is such a future as
no other race has had in the history
of the worlds, a future that will be
built on til.- confederation of sovereign
states, living in the strength of the
Ex-Minister Phelps Almost Cer
tain to Re One.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 24. — President
Cleveland is devoting a large part of
his time to the consideration of the
personnel of the Venezuelan boundary
commission, to the exclusion of practi
cally all other public matters, includ
ing that of another bond issue, which
latter matter he regards as temporarily
at least in the hands of congress. In
making his selection of the boundary
commission the president, it is said,
will be guided by only one considera
tion, that the members should be men
of international reputation for high
character and intellectual attainments.
He will use the greatest care in his se
lections for the reason that it is ex
pected the work of the commission will
be largely of an ex-parte nature, and
hence the character of the commission
must be such as to command for their
conclusions the full confidence and re
spect of all nations. It is thought that
the president is especially anxious that
Chief Justice Fuller, of the United
States supreme court, should lead the
commission, but there are said to be
reasons why it would not be expedient
for the chief justice to relinquish, even
for a short time, his place as presiding
officer of the court. The matter, how
ever, it is believed, has not yet been
definitely settled, and Mr. Fuller still
may be called on to form one of the
Ex-Minister E. J. Phelps, it Is be
lieved, has already been offered a place
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en the commission and If he has not
accepted ii it is thought he will surely
do so. The name of ex-Secretary Whit
ney will be suggested, and It is be
lieved that the president now has it
under consideration. The fact that Mr.
.1 stice Harlan, of the United States su
pieme court, served on the Bering sea
commission has naturally brought for
ward his name In connection with the
Venezuelan commission, but there are
good reasons to believe that his name
has been passed over. The name of
ex-Senator George F. Edmunds, of
Vermont, has been considered, but
whether he would accept is by no
means a certainty, nor can it be stat
ed positively that the president Is ful
ly satisfied as to the expediency of his
appointment. Many other names have
been suggested -and are now under con
sideration. Owing to the adjournment
of the senate until Friday, and the
house until Thursday, no announce
ment of the commission Is likely to be
made until late In the week at the
Immediate Steps to Strengthen
WASHINGTON, Dec. 24.— 1t is now
learned that the main purpose of Gen.
Miles' visit to the cities of the South
Atlantic coast was to ascertain by per
son, inspection the actual condition
of the coast defenses in that section,
and to call the attention of the South
ern people to the exposed position they
would occupy in the event of hostil
ities. He was particularly impressed
with the antiquated condition of the
defenses at Port Monroe, which are
relied upon not only to guard the na
tional capital and Baltimore, Norfolk
and Richmond from attack by. water,
out even more to form an impregnable
base of naval operations and as re
fuge for our warships in the event that
they are forced to retire before an
overwhelming hostile naval force. Al
though the war department has very
little money available it probably will
take immediate steps to Improve the
defenses there, relying on sufficient ap
propriations from the present congress
to restore the works to the standing
they had at the breaking out of the
Civil war. namely, one of the stron
est systems of defense ln the world.
AS VIEWED BY CARNEGIE.
Strong Reasons Why England
NEW YORK, Dec. 24.— Following is
the full text of Andrew Carnegie's
communication cabled to the London
Times and published this morning:
"Editor of the Times, London— A
very great power has declined arbitra
tion in a boundary dispute with a very
weak power, because part of the ter
ritory in dispute has been settled by
its citizens, whom it is bound to hon
or and protect. The great power might,
however, have offered to accept peace
ful arbitration for the whole dispute,
provided a value was first agreed upon,
or that arbitration should fix one on
the settled territory, continued posses
sion of which was held necessary.
Thus would the principal of arbitra
tion have been upheld and honor
doubly protected: title is protected by
honorable purchase, if unexpectedly
found defective, and all her citizens
securely guarded. There should be
little difficulty In securing arbitration
in this form through your able am
bassador at Washington, aided by the
good offices of your kindred nation,
whose services In your recent dispute
with Nicaragua had so happy an issue.
Perhaps a price could be obtained
without arbitration, although this is
less probable and infinitely less de
sirable, since arbitration is the pre
cious jewel of our age and should not
"Those who have seen the Christian
substitute for barbarous, war. at least
so far as boundary disputes were con
cerned, cannot but believe that the
people of England would favor arbi
tration with weak and helpless Vene
zuela, thus rendered compatible in
any event with the performance with
all her honorable obligations.,, and re
duced simply to a question of pay
ment to perfect her title if found de
fective by impartial arbitrators after
careful investigation. This is a mat
ter at present resting solely between
England and Venezuela, as far as ar
bitration is now concerned, but that
it would be hailed by the American
people as a just mode of settlement
and restore unclouded friendship be
tween the two great Anglo-Saxon na
tions should not ensure ft* lens careful
or less favorable consideration.
"In this crisis, when the passions of
men are so "wildly stirred, it is im
politic to refer to the strained rela
tions between the two nations that
embrace all our race, but It Is all Im
portant for the people of both lands to
remember that the deplorable Irrita
tion now existing has Its whole cause
in the refusal of p2aceable arbitration
upon a point of honor,, which it is
held renders the continued possession
of some disputed territory necessary,
but which can readily be safeguarded
and yet arbitration be made the in
strument of peaceful and honorable
settlement for all parties concerned.
Richard H. Dana Admires His At
BOSTON, Mass., Dec. 24.— Richard
H. Dana, of Cambridge, well known
as a political economist and finan
cier, is of the opinion that there seems
to be no sufficient cause for the gen
eral alarm which has so Injured busi
ness, nor for the criticisms that have
followed the president's Venezuelan
message. Mr. Dana said among other
things: "It has been stated that this
message is but a piece of political
buncombe, got up for campaign pur
poses. If it were such it would show
very bad judgment on the part of its
author, but apart from that, such an
accusation seems peculiarly unjust
when applied to President Cleveland,
who has twice taken stands, once on
the tariff and again in favor of sound
money, each requiring great moral
courage and political fearlessness."
Russians Showing Their Dislike
LONDON,, Dec. 24.— A dispatch from
Moscow to the Standard says: "The
entire Russian press discusses the
chances of a conflict between England
and America with an ardor approach
ing enthusiasm, and in a tone of frank
hostility to England."
THE SAFETY PIN.
Interesting Story of Its •Inventor.
John R. Chapin, now of Buffalo,
gives some interesting reminiscences
of Walter Hunt, who, in the opinion
of many, including Mr. Chapin, was
the real inventor of the sewing ma
chine. "Let me close," he says, "with
an anecdote of his talent in the line
of invention. He came into my of
fice on Nassau street one day look
ing quite down-hearted, and to my
inquiry, 'What's the matter, Mr.
Hunt?' he replied, T owe you $15,
don't I, Chapin? Well, I've not a
cent in the world, and don't know
where to get one.' Upon my assur
ance that it did not matter, he said:
'Yes, but I don't know where to get
a meal of victuals.' After walking
the floor for a few minutes in . a
■syown study he suddenly exclaimed:
'I have it. I'll be in this afternoon
and pay you.' He went to his shop,
took a piece of brass wire about
eight inches long, sharpened one end,
turned a coil in the center and a loop
on the other end, bent it over and
made the admirable shield: d pin now
in comfrjon use; took it down to
Greene, street, sold the right for. $400
cash, came in before 4 o'clock, paid
me my $15,- and said: 'There, Chap
in, make out the papers for.-that at.
once and • your money is ready for
•THE SAINT ■' PAUL DAILY GLOBE: WEDNESDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 23, 1895.
LOST HEAR SHORE.
TWO CREWS PERISH IN STORMY
WEATHER ON THE IRISH J'^'
LIFEBOAT MEN GO DOWN.
NINETEEN BELONGING To' j A
STEAMER DROWN IX SIGHT ■••
UNKNOWN SHIP IN DISTRESS.
Lite-Saving Crew Lost by Their
v lloni fap.siir.iiiK' While At
tempting a Rescue.
DUBLIN. Dec. 24— The British
ship Moresby. Capt. Coomber, was
stranded yesterday off' the Ballina
Courts lighthouse, near Dungarven,
about a mile and a half from the
shore. crew, numbering thirty
six men, were lashed to her rigging
throughout the night, the sea being so
heavy as to render it impossible for
a lifeboat to" live in it any length of
time. This .morning one lifeboat suc
ceeded In getting to the Moresby and
rescued several of the crew. The
others, however, remained lashed to
the rigging until the vessel broke up.
Nineteen of the crew perished, includ
ing the captain, his wife and son and
all the officers. The captain, with
his son strapped to his back, made a
gallant attempt to swim ashore, while
the mate swam with a woman tied to
big back. A large steamer is ashore
tonight in Dundal bay. A lifeboat
lias gone to her assistance. ,
A large three-masted vessel was
seen today flying signals of dis
tress in Kingstown bay. A lifeboat
which went to her assistance was
capsized and her crew of sixteen men
were drowned. A second lifeboat
which started for the rescue was also
overturned, but the crew managed to
cling to the boat, which was finally
righted, and returned to the shore
with the greatest difficulty, the bot
tom of the boat being stove in. The
coxswain states that he did not see
any one on board the ship. Whether
the first lifeboat took off the crew
before capsizing is not known. The
name of the vessel is also unknown,
but she is believed to be a foreigner.
LONDON, Dec. 24.— Heavy gales pre
vailed today over the coast of Great
Britain, and several wrecks have al
ready been reported. A schooner was
seen to run ashore in the Tyne, near
Shields, where she became a total
wreck. It Is believed that all the mem
bers of her crew were drowned.
MAX LEHAI'DV DEAD.
The Frenchman Who Amused His
Friends With Roll Fights. ..;"- "■
PARIS, Dec. Max Lebaudy is
Max Lebaudy purchased the Soir last
summer. He has gained considerable
notoriety as a sportsman. One of the
first things he did on coming into his
fortune was to consult with an ar
chitect for a bull fighting arena, which
was built, and here Lebaudy gave mat
■ inees for his sporting friends. Pre
vious to his majority he was notorious
in Paris as a plunger, but since coming
into his fortune he has devoted him
self largely to taking part in healthy
Sir Edward Harland.
BELFAST, Dec. 24.— Sir Edward
Harland. M. P.. head of the famous
ship building firm of Harland & Wolff,
Cheap Canadian Excursions,
Cheap holiday excursion tickets will
be on sale In Minneapolis and St. Paul
via "The North-Western Line" on
Dec. 18th to 31st inclusive, good re
turning until Jan. 31st, 1896, at one and
one-third fare for round trip to points
in Ontario and Quebec, Canada. For
tickets and further information call on
agents. 395 Robert street, corner Sixth.
St. Paul; 13 Nicollet House Block, Min
neapolis,or Union Depots in both cities.
■^^r**— ■ — —
Hanker .1. Picrpont Morgan Goes
io Washington. -
NEW YORK, Dec. 24.— A local pa
per says: J. P. Morgan, who
with August Belmont organized the
government bond syndicate last Feb
ruary, went to Washington last night.
Bankers who knew of his departure,
and who are also aware of the infor
mal communications that have been
had during the last week between
President Cleveland and the prominent
bankers in this city are of the opinion
that Mr. Morgan went over to Wash
ington because he was invited to do
so by the president. If this is is so,
it would seem to indicate that the pres
ident is not particularly hopeful of
Immediate action by congress author
izing an issue of bonds, and that he
has determined, as he did last winter,
to finance the treasury on the basis
of existing legislation.
Chauncey M. Depew said last night:
"A bond issue will be authorized with
in five days, and I have not any au
thority for the statement. I get it
from the air. Many good things come
RECEIVER FOR A HOTEL.
Lessees of the St. .lames Secure a
Reduction of Rent.
NEW YORK. Dec. 24.— Chancellor
McGill, of Jersey City, has appointed
Lewis C. Boneger temporary receiver
for the St. James hotel, of this city. ]
The object of putting the hotel into
the hands of a receiver seems to have
been to reduce the rent, which was
$60,000 a year. That has already been
accomplished, to an amount satisfac
tory to the Dorval company, which has
had control of the hotel since 1891; and
there will be practically no change in
the conduct of the hotel. The capital
stock of the company, which is incor
porated under New Jersey laws, is
Germans Love Beer and Flowers.
The Get man is a proverbially thirsty
nation. This fact has just been strik
ingly illustrated in the farmin out of
the various departments of a new the
ater to be erected at Berlin. The rent
for the refreshment department in the
theater is £3,000 per annum, while that
for the cloak rooms is £2,000, for tho
playbills £3GO and for the ilorist £1,000.
It has been ascertained that in a thea
ter with 1,400 seats 1,000 glasses of ale
pre sold on the average during each
performance, but that the sale cf sand
wiches and other light refreshments
it of no consequence. It is beer first
and foremost that "nays the piper,'
and after the beer the. flowers. This
also is characteristic. -"*/-'"
L*>-.v Rates to Duluth.
Via St. Paul & Duluth railroad.
Tickets on sale Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan.
1. Good to return to and including
Jan. 2, 1.-.St.
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WANTED AT MOORHEAD.
Nels Pierson, Charged With I.nr
ceny, Under Arrest.
Nels Pierson, residing at 901 Free
mont street, was yesterday arrested by
Capt. Hanft, of the Margaret street
station, and is being held awaiting the
arrival of Sheriff Bodkin, of Clay coun
ty, where he will be taken today to
answer to the charge of grand larceny
preferred by Stephen Wold, a citizen
of Moorhead. The articles alleged to
have been stolen are a buggy pole and
set of harness, valued at $25.
Pierson was harvesting near Moor
head last fall, when the theft is said
to have taken place, and at the end
of the season drove home to St. Paul,
utilizing. It Is alleged, the stolen arti
cles as part of his traveling outfit.
Where he obtained the horse and bug
gy is not known.
Last Thursday Capt. Hanft, hearing
Pierson was at his home, went to ar
rest him. When he arrived his man
had "flown," but a search of the stable
revealed evidence of his late presence.
In the manger were the mutilated re
mains of a horse, In fact the animal
had been cut into such small pieces
as to be scarcely recognizable. In one
corner the hoofs were found, and other
parts of the animal were also found.
Pierson claims that the harness was
loaned him a.nd that he bought the
horse—a cripple— from some one in this
city. Sheriff Bodkin telegraphed last
night that he would be in St. Paul
after his prisoner today.
COL. DAVIDSON IN* CHICAGO.
Delivers the Oration at Grant
Post Memorial Services.
Col. James H. Davidson, who, since
going to Chicago, has formed a legal
partnership with Robert Rae, under
the firm name of Rae & Davidson, de- •
livered the oration at the annual memo
rial services of U. S. Grant post, G. A.
R., which were held in the Fulton.
Street M. E. church, last Sunday r.i^iit.
The Inter-Ocean of Monday, which
contained a full report of the proceed
"The address of Col. Davidson was
eloquent and timely. Not only did it
most feelingly express the honor in
which the heroes of the war are held,
but it showed that the spirit which
animated them is still alive and in any;
hour of peril of this country brave
men will rush forward for its defense.
As the ringing words of patriotism tell .
from the lips of the speaker the old
veterans before him could not repress
their approval of the sentiments ut
tered, and burst out in applause, not
loud nor boisterous, but with an earn
estness and determination that re
vealed American manhood." :.-.. I
' ' HONEST MARTIN BAUMANN ! .*•'
Returns a Check to Which He
Thinks He Isn't Entitled.
That there is at least one strictly
honest man in the state of Minnesota
was proven yesterday afternoon by the
following letter, which was received
by State Auditor Dunn, from Martin
Baumann, of Sleepy Eye: .:';■:. v
Hon. R. C. Dunn, State Auditor, St.
Paul, Minn.— Dear Sir: Martin Bau
mann, the payee in attached warrant,
desires us to state that after a resur
vey of his grove he finds that an er
ror of about half an acre was made
in the measurement of same. That it
is only one and a half acres. He also
states that during the dry season last
fall and summer a number of the trees
died. He feels that under the cir
cumstances he would rather not ac
cept any bounty and hereby directs
you to return the warrant into the
state treasury and cancel his claim and
order to same. Very truly, «.-"-•'■
Some little time ago a warrant for
$4.50 was sent to Baumann from the.
auditor's office, in payment of a tree
bounty to which he was entitled un
der the law. The warrant was inclosed
In the letter, as Baumann thinks he
was not entitled to the amount from
the fact that some of his trees died.
CHILDREN KICK FOR THIS, '
And You May Hear Sweet Sounds
at Home Tonight.
Notwithstanding we need rest, I am
willing to keep one eye of the store
open this forenoon, in order to accom
modate any one who may desire to
present his children with an everlast
ing Christmas present in the way of !
an everlasting Kimball piano.
Draymen will be on hand to deliver
pianos at once to any part of the city.
A. A. Fisher, General Agent, 140 and j
142 East Sixth street.
January Grand Jury.
The grand jury for the January j
term of court has been drawn and is I
composed as follows: John F. Broder- j
ick, Sylvester M. Carey, John Horri
.tan, Leo Guiterman, Robert A. Kirk,
George F. Kuhles, Joseph Lockey, . !
Charles T. Miller, Robert Mannheimer,
H. C. McNair, Joseph Minea, M. E.
Murray, L. L. May, W. W. Pease,
William Rhodes, Phillip Reiily, Andrew
Schoch, Birosey W. Smitht, Charles
Mlcltaud, Edward I. Metcalf, J. A.
Owens, E. W. Peet and Ernest V. Putr
nam. ' : • • •' : . : ' : -t •
To California on tlte«Mnple i,ciif.)l
• Every Tuesday the Chicago Great
.Western Railway (Maple Leaf Route) j
run a Tourist Sleeper via the Santa
Fe Route to Los Angeles— 24 hours
shorter than by any other line! Tick
ets at Maple Leaf Ticket Office. Rob
ert and Fifth streets. j
One must, stretch his fancy almost to!
the breaking point to imagine a lizard]
100 feet in length, but that such si
creature formerly existed in various'
parts of the United States there is not:
fhe least doubt. The remains of such!
enormous reptiles have been found inj
Colorado, Arizona, Oregon; Montana,'
South Dakota, Maryland, Virginia and
the two Carolinas. They belonged to
a family of extinct reptiles known to
the geologists as dinosaurs, and the re
mains found in the marl beds of the
four last states ment. oned above prove
that the western varieties were much
the larger. Prof. O. C. Marsh, of Yale
college, found dinosaur rom.Cfiis In
Colorado from which he restored a
skeleton upward of 123 feet in length.
The largest found in the. eastern varl
beds was less than 50 feet in length.
Maple Leaf Route, Much the •
The Chicago Great Western Railway
(Maple Leaf Route) makes In
fer the . quickest time to and
from Kansas City and points between.
Elegantly equipped evening train
leaves at 7:30 daily. You going? '
WISE OLD GEORGE.
WASHINGTON WROTE OF PEACE
AIM!) UNITY A CENTURY
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OLD LETTERS TURNING UP.
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1.6 HI) 111 CHAN'S ADVICE AGAINST
*■'*- EUROPEAN COMPIiICA
SOME RESPONSIVE SENTIMENTS.
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American* Had No Dent re to Be-
if clinic broiled In ForeljfU
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WASHINGTON, Dec. 24.— 1n the
manuscript department of the British
museum in London there are stored
away hundreds of autograph letters
of men famous,' in modern and ancient
history. While in London last sum
mer O. O. 'Stealy, the Washington cor
respondent of the Louisville Courier-
Journal, found among these old let
ters an. autograph one from George
Washington, written from Philadel
phia, April 22, 1793, to .Lord Earl of
Buchan. A part of the letter re
fers to foreign complications and fur
nishes an 'interesting chapter at this
time. In the letter was the following
note, written by the Earl of Buchan
on the 18th of January, 1793:
• "I' wrote to Mr. Washington on
the happy prospects America might
entertain, If by any means it could
abstain from mingling European pol
itics. I laid before him the vanity and
folly of opening the indulgence of na
tional pride, vanity and resentment; to
the slow but certain benefits to be per
manently obtained by peace and Inter
national prosperity. I ventured also
to recommend as great objects to the
executive of America peace and union
with the red natives and attention to
national education. To these senti
. ments the president answered in the
following letter." . .'.-'•■•'
; The first part of the letter related to
private affairs and indicates that Gen.
Washington and Lord Buchan. were
old and intimate friends. T hen the
letter proceeds as follows: '
.-■-- PEACE AND UNITY.
"The favorable wishes which your
lordship has expressed for the pros
perity of the young and rising coun
. try cannot but be gratefully received
by all its citizens and every lover of
— one means to the contribution of
which, and its happiness, is very judi
ciously portrayed in these words of
your letter— 'to be little heard of In the
great world of politics.' These words,
I can assure your lordship, are expres
sive of my sentiments on this head.
And I believe It Is the sincere wish
of United America to have nothing to
. do with the political Intrigues or the
squabbles of European nations; but, on
the contrary, to exchange commodities
and live In peace and unity with all
the Inhabitants of the earth, and this
I am persuaded they will do if right
fully it can be done. To administer
justice, to and receive it from every
power with whom they are connected
will. I hope, be always found a most
prominent feature in -the administra
tion of this country. . And I flatter my
self that nothing short of imperious
necessity can occasion a breach with
any of them. Under such a system, if
we are allowed to pursue it, the agri
culture and mechanical arts, the wealth
and population of these states will in
crease with that degree of rapidity as
to baffle all calculations and must sur
pass any idea your lordship can hith
erto have entertained on the occasion.
To evince that our views (whether real
ized or not) are expanded, I take the
liberty of sending you the plan of a
, new city, situated about the -center of
the union of these states, which is de
signed for the permanent seat of the
government— and we are at this mo
ment deeply engaged and far advanced
in extending the interest and naviga
tion of the river (Potomac), on the way
it stands and the branches thereof,
through a tract of rich country for
hundreds of miles as any in the world.
' "Nor Is this a solitary instance of
attempts of the kind, although It is
the only one which is near completion
and in partial use. Several other im
portant ones are commenced and little
doubt is entertained that in ten years,
if left undisturbed, we shall open a
communication by water with all the
lakes northward and westward of us,
with which we have territorial connec
tions, and an inland navigation in a
few years more from Rhode Island to
Georgia. Inclusively, partly by cuts be
tween the great bays and sounds and
partly between the islands and sand
banks from the main from Albemarle
sound to the River St. Mary s. To
these may also be added the bridges
over considerable rivers and the com
mencement of turnpike roads as fur
ther Indication of the improvements in
hand. ::r- _' . . T
"With great esteem and respect, I
have the honor to be, .
"Your lordship's most ob dt and hon
orable servant. ■■_ • „
Mr. Stealy took a ,copy of the letter
and It Is not believed that it has ever
been printed in this country.
POLO GAME TODAY.
Summits and Fort Snellings Will
Play at the Fort.
This afternoon at 3 o'clock will take
place the first polo game of the season
between the Fort Snellings, composed
of the regulars stationed at the Fort,
and the Summits, who are undoubted
ly the best amateur team In the state.
The game will be played on the private
rink owned by the Fort Snellings, and
which is situated on the parade ground
near the officers' quarters. There will
be no admission charge, and the Snell
ings have Issued a cordial invitation to
all friends of the teams who wish to
witness the struggle. The personnel of
i the teams Is as follows:
Summits. Positions. Snellings.
Newson ..Right rush ..Sgt. Moorcraft
Staus .... Left rush ..Prlv. Larsen
Miller C. point ...Prlv. Shrump
Gerber ..Right backer. Priv. Peterson
Henke Left backer.. Potter
Muggley Cover goal.. Priv. Kreft
•Kieffer ...G 0a1.... Prlv. Downs
.-•Schafer ....Substitute.. Priv. Burnqulst
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j£ RACING AT COMO.
-fixtra Attraction's for Those Look
ltd Uk tor Fun. ' ! 7
:m Lake Como will attract a crowd to
day. In addition to the excellent fa
cilities provided for skating, the fine
mirror-like sheet of Ice, there is to be
Inaugurated a series of races among
the amateur skaters of the city. ,The
interesting event scheduled for today
is a two-mile race, in which the speed
iest amateurs In the city will compete,
'They Include J. Davidson. P. Schillo,
B. Lenke. G. Sudhelmer, Albert Jones,
(5. Bird and Joe Cox. It Is Intimated
'that the race will lay between Davidson
and Jones. The former is well known
.among the amateur skaters of the
city. He has hitherto maintained a
.Hip that could not be equaled. . The
'contest is bound to be productive of as
keen an exhibition of speed as has
been seen in the city for many a day. ;
There will also be a quarter of a mile
dash. The races will be called at 3:30
prompt, and T. L. Bird will act as ref
eree-. The street car facilities will be
ample to meet all demands, a special
number of cars being provided for the
purpose of lake traffic during the day
and evening. Skating was never more
popular at i the lake than it has been 1
LOOK OUT FOR ROM
Caspar W. Whitney Promises a
Caspar W. Whitney promises some
rort of a sensation as to athletics in
the University of Minnerota. At the
head of his column of .-^porting matter
in the last issue of Harper's' Weekly he
prints this in Italics:
Just as we are going to press, further
facts have "come to our knowledge In
regard to the University of Mlnne
■ota. They reveal such a state of af
fairs that we feel bound to spare neith
er* time nor expense in investigating
them fully. This we propose to do for
the sake of purity in athletics and in
justice to the university itself. The re
sult of these Investigations we shall
lay before our readers in a later Issue.
Some Grand Milliards.
The large crowd that witnessed the
second game of the Wllmot-Harrison
series had the pleasure of seeing one
of the grandest exhibitions of balk-line
billiards that has been given In St.
Paul. The game opened slow by both.
At the end of the fourteenth Inning the
score was Harrison 103, Wllmot 54. In
the next eight innings, with two
misses, Harrison ran the game out,
making the grand runs of 51, 29 and 91,
leaving Wllmot with 81 buttons. Har
rison's average was nearly 15, and his
doubles 16, 11, 48. 11. 51, 11, 29. 91. Wll
mot got In 12 and 12. The- series will be
resumed tomorrow evening.
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New Orleans Races.
NEW ORLEANS, La., Dec. «.—Re
First race, seven and a half furlongs
; — Elano won, Renaud second, King
Elm third. Time. 1:38%.
. • Second race, one mile and a half—
Blasco won, Billy McKenzle second,
Red Cap third. Time, 2:40%.
Third race, seven and a half fur
longs—Haroldine won. Stark second,
Vida third. Time, 1:38.
Fourth race, seven and a half fur
longs — Domingo won, Jake Zimmer
man second. Artist third. Time, 1:37.
Fifth race, one mile and a sixteenth
—Pulitzer won, Adam Johnson second,
Willis third. Time. 1:52.
The King's Daughter**. Do Mack
to Help the Poor.
Rufus Goff, who has charge of the
Standard Lumber company's business
In the woods, returned from Partridge
yesterday and sums up the situation
as follows: "A very large amount of
skidding has been done and some con
cerns are busy hauling, in fact, most
of them, but snow was never needed
worse than it is now. They are haul
ing about 4,000 feet to the load, and
this is all that can be hauled because
the swamps are too soft in spots. If
we could get four or five Inches of
snow within the next forty-eight
hours, you would see an unusual ac
tivity in the camps."
The King's Daughters did a noble
work among the poor and destitute of
this city yesterday. A large amount
of food, clothing, delicacies and other
necessities were donated by the char
itable people of the city and members
of the King's Daughters were busy
yesterday making an equal distribu
tion. About thirty families were help
ed, and all received a bountiful sup
The Christmas exercises at the prison
today will consist of an address by
Hller Horton, of St. Paul, and musical
exercises by the choir. The inmates
will be given a short freedom in the cell
room and will receive an extra fine
Mr. and Mrs. '-Schuyler Colfax have
arrived from South Bend, Ind., to
spend the holidays with Mr. and Mrs.
John G. Nelson.
An additional stay of twenty days
has been granted in the case of Mattie
Miller vs. the St. Paul Street Rail
The assets of J. P. Fitzgerald, who
recently made an assignment, are $3,
--391.23, and the liabilities only $932.50.
John Turnblad, John Westlund and
Elof Johnson, arrested on a charge of
shooting Charles Abrahamson during
a charivari at Franconta, Chisago coun
ty, were released on ball of $500 yester
day, the matter having been heard by
Court Commissioner Doe. Peter Lean
der was discharged from custody.
Low Holiday Excursion Rater*.
To points in Eastern Canada via "The
Milwaukee." Tickets now on sale. For
particulars apply at City Ticket Of
fice. 365 Robert street, or Union Depot,
Canadian Cabinet Changes.
OTTAWA, Ont, Dec. 24.— 1t is learn
ed authoritatively that Dr. Montague,
the present secretary of state, will be
given the portfolio of agriculture In a
few days. A local paper states that
Mr. Pelletier is the new minister from
Quebec to take the state department,
but it is not believed that his announce
men at present rests on anything more
than presumption. -:• ?:•
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PRINCIPAL BUSINESS HOUSES
OF ST. PAUL.
The following is published daily for the benefit of traveling sales
men, strangers and the public generally. It includes all trades and
professions, and cannot fail to prove of interest to all who intend
transacting business in St. Paul.
Metropolitan, Sixth, near Robert st
Grand, Sixth and St. Peter streets.
eStraka's Tlvoli, Bridge square. Concert
evenings and Sunday matinee. Ad
Bodega. 148 East Sixth street.
Olympic, 174-178 East Seventh street.
Kavanagh & Johnson, 22-24 E. 7th st.
Wm. Waugb. 215 N. Y. Life Building.
Thauwald Bros., 353-355 W. Seventh st.
Horejs Bros.. 463 and 1165 West Seventh
street, 15 East Seventh street and 383
West University avenue.
BIRDS AND SEEDS.
German Bird and Seed Store, 451 Wa
BOOKS, NEW, RARE AND STAND
E. W. Porter Company, 100 East
BUILDERS' HARDWARE AND GILT
Schroeder Bros., 902 Payne ay.
BOOTS AND SHOES.
Elmqulst Shoe Store. 229 E. Seventh st
BUTTER AND EGGS.
Wisconsin Dairy, 513 St. Peter street.
Milton Dairy Company, 772 Wabasha at
Schroeder & Dickinson. 16 E. 6th st.
Ransom & Horton, 99-101 East Sixth.
. COMMISSION* MERCHANTS.
Wm. Miller & Co.. 263 West Seventh st.
McGuire & Mulrooney, 280 E. Sixth st.
R. E. Cobb. 294-298 East Sixth street.
C. C. Emerson, 251-255 East Sixth st
Geo. Thuet. 24 West Third street. ■'.■'-*: .'■'
E. McNamee & Co.. 249 East Sixth st
Schierman & Co., 318 Robert street.
De Camp & Beyer, 129 East Third st
F. L. Parshall, 18 West Third street.
H. C. Hemenway & Co., corner Third
and Minnesota streets. <«
Dore & Red path. 70 East Third street.
Knauft Grain and Produce Company,
338 East Seventh street. Tel. 574.
J. D. Ramaley, 403 St. Peter street.
COAL AND "WOOD.
Casey & Norris, cor. 7th and Will Is sts.
S. Brand, corner Wabasha and Park
avenue. Tel. 1033. '
O. G. Wilson, corner Bth and Broadway.
Independent Coal Co., 156 East 3d st.
Horejs Bros.. 463 and 1165 West Seventh
street, 15 East Seventh street and 383
West University avenue. __^:
A. Peterson & Co.. 231 E. Seventh st.
European Clothing Co., 282 E. 7th st.
E. P. Holmes & Co., 336 St. Peter,
near Fourth Street.
George W. Frey, 382 Robert street
Corbett's. 169 East Third st.
Edwards, 173 Third St.. 339 Robert St.
COMPOUNDERS OF DR. PAS
TEUR'S CATARRH REMEDY.
The Stella Drug Co.. 440 Wabasha.
George J. Mitsch & Co., Coiner Sev
enth and St. Peter streets. .
New York Steam Dye Works, 16 West
E. L. Larpenter. 51 West Exchange st.
EXPRESS, PIANO MOVING, PACK
ING AND STORAGE.
J. B. Desforges. 154 E. 6th. Tel. 550.
EXPRESS AND STORAGE.
Kent's Express and Storage Company,
211 W. Seventh st. Cheapest and best.
John Gorman, 315 Minnesota street.
" FOR FUNERALS.
Carriages, $2; hearses. $3. Seven Cor
ners' Livery, tel. 339.
Ransom & Horton, 99-101 East Sixth.
Merrell Ryder, 339 Jackson st.
FURNITURE AND UPHOLSTERING.
J. W. McDonell, 277 West Third street.
Schroeder & Dickinson. 16 E. Sixth st.
FLOUR AND FEED.
H. R. Shelre, 505 Robert, tel. 531.
Tlerney & Co., 91 East Third st.
Capitol Flour Co.. 21 East Third street
Henry Krlnke, 511 Si. Peter street
John Wagener, corner Twelfth and
Robert sts., and 486-488 E. 7th st.
Jno. A. Blom. 378 East Seventh street
M. Lavansky. 31 West Third st. !
Tubbeslng Bros.. 100 East Third street
GUNS, SKATES AND SPORTING
M. F. Kennedy & Bros., Third and Rob
HARDWARE, STOVES AXD FIR.
, P. C. Justus, 312-314 Rice-. Tel. 1,069. '
J. H. Hayes. 423 West Seventh street.
. Grand Central, cor. 7th and Wabasha.
HAIRDRESSING AND DRESSMAK
Mrs. B. Taylor, 156 East Sixth street '
INSURANCE AND STEAMSHIP
**«»• T?1 ode & Co - comer Seventh and
St. Peter streets.
Henry Bockstruck 11 E. Seventh st '
I O. H. Arosin. 187 East Seventh ttreet
Simon Nelson, 189 East Seventh street
I Henry J(ick e, 63 East Seventh street
I M. Albrecht, 225 East Seventh street.
LOANS ON WATCHES, DIAMONDS,
Lytle's Loan Office. 411 Robert. Room L
The Elk, 51 West Third; tel. 268.
Merrill s, 407-409 Rice st. Telephone 747.
R. Spangenberg, Rice and Carroll.
j L- Elsenmenger Meat Co., 455 Wabasha.
* MERCHANT TAILORS.
Hagstrum Bros., Arcade Building. 3M
St. Peter street.
A.. Peterson & Co.. 231 E. Seventh st
i?- 8 T Pe ,*? c'e ' 152 West Seventh street
W. L. McGrath & Co., 166 E. Third st.
A, Peterson. 418 East Seventh street.
MANUFACTURERS AND DEALERS
IN DYNAMOES, MOTORS AND
Northwestern Electric Co., 412 Sibley st.
John Gorman, 315 Minnesota st.
NEWS AND STATIONERY.
Harry Pomeroy, 46S Wabasha street]
Charles L. Neumann, 324 W. Seventh st
OLD, NEW AND SCHOOL BOOKS.
G. Dunn & Co., 22 West Sixth street. _
PATENT MEDICINE MFGS.
P. Q. Medicine Co.. 463 Temperance st.
Lowe Picture Frame Co.. 591 Wabasha,
PLUMBING, STEAM AND HOT
McQuillan Bros.. 353 Western ay.
PLUMBERS AND GASFITTERS.
Geo. H. Kees, 473 Broadway.
John H. Shea, 128 Eighth street.
C. A. Webber, 253 West Third street *
PLUMBING, HARDWARE AND
McDonougn & Bowers, 747-749 Wabasha
street. Tel. 572. ;
N. A. Forseen. 679 Wabasha street.
Ed L. Murphy, cor. St. Peter & 10th sts.*
ROLLING SHELF LADDERS. '
G. A. Mlibrant & Co., 148 E. Eighth st.
The People's Storage Co.. corner Ninth
and Wabasha. Tel. 1028.
People's Furniture Co., 165 W. 7th st.
SHEET METAL WORKERS,
STOVES AND " HARDWARE.
Karst & Breher, 183 West Third st.
C. J. Gunston. 269 West Seventh street,
TIN AND SHEET IRON JOB WORK.
Schroeder Bros.. 902 Payne ay.
Thaung & Jacobson, 328 E. Seventh st.
Theo Bunker, cor. W. 7th and 6th sts.
WILLOW AND RATTAN WORKS.
Twin City Willow and Rattan Works.
273 West Seventh street
E. H. Hobe. 204 East Seventh street.
McFadden-Mullen Co.. 101 E. Fifth st.
WHOLESALE GUM MUGS.
Standard Gum Company. 461 Temper
WHOLESALE WINES AND LIQUORS
B. Simon. a*7-299~East Seventh street.
Gran Bros., 477 East Seventh street