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PAUL, SUNDAY, JANUARY 20, 1878. SEVEN vA i'mts A WEEK. THE GXJOBB has made a new departure in St. Paul journalism, by announcing its in- tention to issue a paper every day in the year. Others may follow, but they will be merely imitatars. THE GLOBE inaugurates he system of seven papers a week, and by this single journalistic stroke, brings this city and State upon a par with the leading cities of the country. W call attention to he accomplishme nt of this feat at the very outset of our enterprise, in order to state that this is but a small portion ol* the journalistic development which THE GLOBE proposes to inaugurate. This journal will continue to lead, and if the feeble imitators only approximately follow, they will make papers so superior to their past efforts as to astonish the public. The hum drum style of journalism, which lack of competition has produced in St Paul, is at an end Hereafter it is a race, with THE GLOUE always in the lead. Ou would be competitors may regard themselves fortu- nate if they escape being distanced in every heat. TIIK TilHH SCHOOL QUEST!OS. There has been a chronic agitation of the subject of a High Scho ol building in St Paul for years. Just now a little more clam- or than usual is being raised on the subject, and it is proposed to issue a large amount of bonds, in order to saddle the next generation with the expense. There is a good deal of diversity of opi n- ion relative the maintenance of a High School at all, at the general expense of the tax payers. While THE GLOBE is not of those who would abolish ths High School from our system, it considers that there should be no diversity of opinion on the subject of erecting a build- ing at the present time. The Board of Ed- ucation have a lease of their present quar- tern for three years from next April, at an an nual rental of sixteen hundred dollars per annum. This amount the tax-payers will have to meet.whether they occupy the prem- ises or not I times were propitious, this lease would not be an insurmountable obsta- cle, but when there is every occasion for economy and keepi ng down taxation, it is a more important question. The High School building is a matter which can wait for a more convenient season. Not a dollar of taxes should be levied for improvements which can be avoided or delayed without serious detriment to the public interests. Til II I'RESS AXU CHRISTIANITY. The words public morality would better express the idea. The relation of the secular and popular PRESS of the country to Chris- tianity, or in other words, public morality, has of late form ed the topic of impassioned orotory from the pulpit and the PBE SS has been denounc ed in no measured terms. There can be no doubt that the criticism is in a measure, just. And yet it is difficult to say, whether the press follows or manufac- tures public opinion. The one re-acts on the other, and between the' two there is a surpassing scheme of adjust- ment. I can not be denied that a great many newspapers go to the extreme, and many of their publications are unfit to enter the family. W have had of late sev- eral notable instances of this here in St Paul. But are not the preachers to blame, too? I it public taste or a craving for the sensational that demands fashionable preach- ers, sensational pulpit orators, and gorgeous churches? I it correct morality that revels in Beecher's eccentricities to draw a crowd? Why, at this particular period, should he have discovered that there is no hell? has changed his mind since th at stormy night he went forth to thecave of despair. N o, there is a medium. The great dailies of New York, and the London Thunder er and such papers seldom publish anything to offend the most delicate sensibilities, and as an eminent divine said not long ago, people required something else to read beside church journals and religious newspapers. The per- son who undertook to publish a daily relig- _*.*ifc&<Ufe ,m iiWTtfufriU i.i ,1 Jh^^GK i :r. jr. ious paper would find himself wound up by Saturday night. And yet for all this, reverence should be had for the morals of the people, and public teachers should exclude all demo r- alizing influences. For after all what is this beautiful earth, with its flowers and streams, and groves, and mountains, and plains, unbent morality, integrity and puri- ty. And it is by planting the hope of im- mortality in the human heart, and regarding this earth as the beginning of a more exalted existence, that the most effectual method is taken to regulate the condu ct and elevate the character of mankind. Jouffroy says, all things te nd to universal harmony then there should be no discordant elements, but all human words, all human acts, all human hearts should throb in harmony with the universe of God DEATH OF A FENIAN PRISONER. It is a sad painful story. The strange, mysterious love of Ireland and hatred of England have forfeited many a po or life, and wrecked the hopes and affections of strug- gling families. There is nothing strange, there is no mystery in love of country. Home altars and home rights challenge the dept hs of human sympathy. And it is natu- ral to loth the oppressor. But there scarce- ly ever was a time when Fenianism had any hope from open hostilities. The opportune moment never cam e. And yet there were hundreds of brave hearts precipitated into open revolt, and who have suffered the pen- alty. N one can read the story of Charles Mc- Carthy without sorrow for the fate of the brave fellow. came out of prison in England, a few days ago an utter wreck. suffered from heart disease for sev en years within the accursed walls of a political prison. The exciteme nt of freedom was too much for him, and he died broken hearted under the weary burden of life, leaving a poor wife and children to weep over his grave On the willow that harp is suspended Oh, Salem its sound should be free, And the hour when thy glorieB were ended, ut left me that token of thee. Charles McCarthy belonged to a revolu- tionary familya family devoted to the lib- erty of Ireland. But he was a glorious spec- imen of the Irish soldier. After the the troubles of 1848, he joined the British army, and was promoted for his bravery and intelligence in the Crimea. O the conclusion of peace, he was sent with his regiment to India, and soon after the Sep oy rebellion broke out, again distinguished himself and was desperately wounde d. received the Victoria Cross for great bravery and was recommended for a commission. failed to receive it in this way Having been detailed for a storming party at Ihause, he and his companions, all Irish, about to face certain death on the morrow passed the night around the camp fire, telling stories, singing songs, and drinking potheen. A they thought of to-morrow, their memories went back to the old sod and their songs became of a treasonable tune. McCarthy had sung -'My Emmet's no more," and was about to repeat, the men all joining in the chorus, when an officer came upon the scene. sternly reproved Mc- Carthy and demanded an explanation. "We won't light any the worse for England to- morrow, sir,"' said McCarthy, "b remem- bering we are Irishmen to-night. Ou first allegiance is to Ireland." did not get is commission, but we nt back to England, soon after joined the Fenians, was arrested, condemned to be shot, sentence commuted, and came out of prison a few days ago after a long, gloomy, hopeless captivity, to die His dreams of liberty are over, and life's weary burden laid aside for the rest beyond the grave. I is rarely that such prescience is display- as that manifested by Bishop Dudley of Kentucky at the Episcopal Congress at Boston a few weeks ago. delivered, an address upon "The Relati on of the Popular Press to Christianity," which clearly depicted what a model paper like the GLOBE should be W transfer his address on that occasion to our columns this morning, as a fitting recognition of its correctness in forecasting the issue of THE GLOBE. ONE of our troubles now is th at we are all too much in debt. Cities and States are loaded down so that men seeking homes ask now, more than ever before, what burthens they will have to assume in their new loca- tion. People are frightened and repelled by big debts, and those who are trying to se nd five or six commissione rs to Paris at the ex pen se of Minnesota should think of these things. Some think that the $150,000 voted by Congress will be sufficient. THE trustee of the estate of the insane, Dr. Ayers, was in New York last week en- deavoring to sell fourteen of the one hun- dred shares of the New York Tribune stock. The highest offer he could get was $2,500 for the whole fourteen shares, which were a few years ago estimated to be worth $140,- 000. The present management hol ds fifty- one shares, just enough to keep control of the establishment. HELL has reached New Orleans. They ought to know something about it there. Dean Stanley and Farrar in London and he preacers from California to Maine ap- pear to have hell on the brain. I is the all- absorbing topic. Settle it. "LITTLE MAO" says, in his Inaugural, "th country can not afford the repetition of such scenes, (th Presidential Fraud,) nor is it probable th at they would again be quietly submitted to." Little Mac is right. A AN has given up his pew in Beecher's Church because he says if we let go hell, there will be no place for certain perso ns to go hereafter. TAXES must be collectedbut an iron- clad Tax-law written by the Supreme Justice might not after all be as perfect as the Ten Commandments. I is understood th at Gov. Pillsbury would have devoted more attention to the Paris Ex- position if it had not been for the fact that he wished to make his message brief. LET us have the dollar of the daddies and a few more Treasury notes. DEFECTIVE PAG E iifci'inilSllriiMti fat'/i A QUIET SATURDAY LEGISLATIVE SESSION, YESTERliAX. During: Which a Movement on the Inebri ate Asylvm "Was DevelopedAbsenteeism Prevents Accomplishing Much Business. Senate. Though the session was very brief yester day. legislation was proposed of much inter- est to the people of the State. The bill of Senator Deuell, of Olmstesd, regulating by general enactment the hours of opening and closing saloons, naming the hour of 1 0 for closing, and prohibiting the use of cards and dice therein, is wort hy of serious consid- eration by the law makers, and the people as well, not alone from the radical change th at is proposed in depriving localities of then- voice in the matter, as now provided, but that it contemplat es the dangero us precedent of repealing all general and special laws conflicting with its provisions at one fell swoop. The resolution by he same gentlemen, instructing the commit- tee on insane to advise with the attorney general and report what legislation, if any is necesssary to force the collection of the inebriate asylum tax is a move in the right direction. I the law is constitutional its provisions should be nf orced. I it will not stand the test it should be repealed at the earliest moment, and the money paid into the fund under it, promptly returned to those who have shown themselves law-abiding citi- zens by yielding to its demands. Details upon these and other measures will be found in the Routine Proceeding.*. S T. PAU L, Jan. 19, 1878.A resolution of Sen ator Edwards was adopted far the purchase of five dozen chairs for the Senate gallery. BILLS INTRODUCED. Senator CioughAuthorizing school dis trict No. 30, Mower county, to pay the floating debt of the district out of funds on hand. Senator DeuelRegulating the time for opening and closing saloons, and prohibiting the playing of cards and throwing of dice in the same. INEBKIATE ASYLUM TAX. Senator Deuel offered the following resolu tion, which was adopted: WHEREAS, The sum of $75,000 is claimed to be due the State from saloon keepers who are acting in open defiance of the law, Hesolved, That the committee on insane be instructed to advise with the Attorney Gen eral and report by bill or otherwise, what leg islation, if any, iB necessary to enforce the col lection of this large amount, thereby sustain ing the law and replenishing the treasury. By Senator Waite, defining the liabilities of common carriers. -By Senator Rice, appropriating $200,000 for tie purchase of seed grain for sufferers from grasshopper ravages. Senator Wheat, to amend the act of in corporation of the city of Rushford. By Senator Smith, to authorize the Commis sioners of Rock county to negotiate a tempo rary loan not exceeding $3,000. Senator Armstrong, appropriating $35,()00 for the erection of buildings for the Minesota Historical society. Th buildings are to be built on the lots now owned by the society for that purpose. No portion of the appropriation is to be expended this year beyond securing plans, the society furnishing bonds, and in con sideration of the appropriation the society shall execute to the Governor a waiver of all rights it may have in and to the present capitol building, and also an agreement to keep its li brary and other collections for the free use of the people of the State forever. EXECUTIVE SESSION. The Senate then went into executive session to consider a communication from the Gov ernor, coutaing the following appointments, which were confirmed: J. Q. Farmer, Spring Valley, Director of inebriate Asylum. State Board of Equalization1st district, Rudolph Lehmicke 2d, William Dawson 3d, James G. Lawrence 4th, H. T. Wells 5th, N. M. Donaldson 6th, Geo. C. Chamberlain 7th, James Compton: 8th, Felix A. Borer 9th, Win. G. Havden 10th, A. G. Stevens 11th, A. N. Seip 12th, S. Sjoberg. W. W. Eastman, State Prison Inspector. I. W. Chase, Surveyor General of logs and lumber, 1st district. Adjourned to 2:30 Tuesday. House. Yesterday's session was short, sweet and unimportan t. Speaker Gilman was absent, having appoint ed in his stead Mr Wes t, of Faribault county, to preside during his absence. Quite a number of the members had followed the Speaker's example and gone home witho ut the preliminary example of formal leave-taking. Still, there was a fair average but from the first it was easily apparant that there was but little disposition to enter seriously into the duties of a pro- tracted day's session, but rather to hurry up and adjourn as speedily as possible. Accordingly, when the mill was set in to grinding, the grist was run out with as littie delay as could be avoided. The various orders of business were passed over without unnecessarily dwelling upon any of them, and in less than one hour after the opening of the session the last order, "general orders" had been reached, and nothing appearing under this head, the House had no other re- course than to adjourn. This, they finally affected after some little difference of opinion and adjourned to to-morrow afternoon at 3 o'clock: During the brief sessions a few resolutions and bills had been intro- duced among the more importa nt of which was a resolution by Mr Mills of Carver. This called attention to the fact that Superintendent of Public Instruction Burt had ignored the action of the majority of the commissioners appointed to examine text books, and had made a minority report, and that the Senate had ordered the majority to make report as soon as possible, and di rected the committee on printing to have said report printed for the use of the House. The resolution was adopteH without oppo- sition, and it is pretty safe to venture the prediction that there will be "mus ic in the air" on this matter within a few days at furthest. Mr. Lienau tried to get through a resolu- tion for the appointment of a janitor to take charge of the cloak room and keep an eye on he members' hats, scarfs, coats, etc., but the meat was knocked out of that little arrange- ment by the adoption of a substitute ordering the Sergeant-at-Arms to provide hooks for the use of each member. Thus was the cup of bliss dash ed from the thirsty lips of a brace or two of anxious and expectant office- seekers, each of whom yearn ed as the hart panteth after the -waterbrook, for the sweets of this little sweaaxe, jytrbe foUoprin|Pp fc .,^3 rr-rz 1L Report. tW -lF^ii,!*^ *F ST. PATJI^W|PThe House met at 10 o'clock, Hon. T* West in the Speaker's chair, having been appointed to act in Speaker Gil man's absence. &-~A resolution reciting that as several mem- jtagfiw&'fai ^s^-^w-^a^w^-w. hers had lost scarfs, hats, &c, the Speaker be authorized to appoint a janitor of the cloak room at a salary of not more than $2.50 a day. The resolution was subsequently amended by authorizing the Sergeant-at-Arms to provide a hook- in the cloak room for each member, and in this shape it passed. Mr. Mc Crea offered a resolution prohibiting the introduction of bills for live days prior to the close of the session, which was*, on mo tion of Mr. Hinds, changed to ten and the reso lution adopted. Mr. Mills offered the following, which was adopted: WHEREAS, The State Superintendent of Pub lic Instruction has made a minority report up on the subjert of school text books, as pro vided by law of 1877, and utterly ignored the action of a majoritj of the commission ap pointed to examine books, and whereas the Senate has ordered the majority to make a re port as soon as possible therefore Hesolved, That the committee on printing be instructed to have said report printed for the use of the members of this House as soon as possible. BILLS INTRODUCED. Mr. Wickey, repealing the law relating to fences. Mr. Bowler, relating to the collection of taxes in counties suffering from grasshopper ravages. By Mr. Dresbach. M. R., amending the act incorporating the village of Dodge Centre. By Mr. Ghostly, to lower the waters of a swamp lake in Hennepin county. Mr. Lien, to prevent cattle running at large in Chippewa county. The House then adjourned to Monday at 3 o'clock. MUSICAL AXD DRAMATIC. ROSE noon. Supported by Lewis Morrison's Dramatic Company. O to-morrow morning at 0 o'clock the reserve seat sale for the four performances of this superb company will commence at the Opera House. It will be recollected that Hose Wood was here in November last, since which time she has not missed a night appearing before crowded houses in all the leading cities in Iowa. Kansas and Missouri. W chp the following from the St Jose ph (Mo.) Gazette, on Tuesday night, January 4 which drew over $1,100. The Gazette says: Miss Rose Wood presented "Camille" at Tootle's Opera House last night, supported by Lewis Morrison's superb dramatic company, and never did a larger and more appreciative audience greet a dramatic organization in this city before. Miss Wood, in the leading roll of "Camille," kept the house in smiles of delight, during the first part of the play, with her mer ry laughs, dancing eyes and bewitching ways, but her acting in the stronger parts toward the last, was simply superb. As Armand, Mr. Mor rison is very powerful, and his facial expres sion is excellent. Encore after eneore followed the falling of the curtain, and finally the audi ence became BO enthusiastic that at the close of the fourth act. Miss Wood thanked the "most brilliant assemblage" for the generous recep tion, and boquets of flowers were showered on her from every quarter of the house, which she gathered to her breast and kissed passionately. She thanked the press of the city most heart ily, and characterized her reception here on last Christmas day as a Christmas gift never to be forgotten. Her death scene at the close was the most perfect piece of acting our people have ever seen. We regret exceedingly that neither time nor space will permit of a more lengthy report, but suffice it to say that hen Miss Wood and her support comes to St. Joseph again, they will receive just such another brill iant reception as that tendered them last night. Success to them. lAeal Attractions. The Musical Society give their 58th concert at the Opera House on Tuesday evening. The vocal numberb will be Recitative and Aria, from the opera i ''Don Munio" (Dudley Buck), Mr. VV. H. Leib. Recitative and ana '"And God said let the earth" (0) "With verdure clad," Miss Belle Irvine. Trio, "Sancta Maria," with alto solo (B. Owen), Mrs. Thompson. Rose Wood, bupportcd by Lewis Morrison's dramatic company will give us this week four performances, via: "The Romance a Pour Young Man," "The Marble Head," "That Hus band of Mine," Frou Leon Camile."' Charlotte Thompson, supported by Wallack's combination will give us "Jane Kyre, "Miss Multon," "One Wife," etc., regarded to be the finest emotional plajb now produced on the American stage. The Hyers'Sisters will close the week with their special drama "Out of Bondage," gemmed with all the latest bongs of the day. Gillmore's Band have telegraphed for dates to follow. J. Edwin Irving, the favorite comedian, 16 still with the Lewis Morrison combination. The Hess Opera Troupe were furnished a special train after their last performance in Minneapolis, reaching Sioux City in time for their next night performance, and played to a crowded house. They are now in Kansas. Unity Church will have a beuetit early in February. St. Paul amateurs will bring out a new drama. Elsewhere. San Francisco is engaging a huge run of that immense novelty the Black Crook. The "Duke's Motto" is revived at Niblo's Garden, New York. Lity Davenport, sister of Fanny Davenport, died of comsumption at Philadelphia last week. Kate Claxton still adheres to the Tw Orphans," and is filling an engagement in Phil adelphia. Edwin Booth is playing hiB new arrange ment ef "Richard 111" at Booth's Theatte, New York. The Ain e opera troupe was at MilwHmkee during the Hess opera engagement here, plac ing to only fair houses. The "Shaughraun" is still running at the Grand Opera House, New York, with Bouci cault in the title role. Charley ROBS or the Mybtery Solved," a sen bational drama in three acts, is the latebt phase of the Charley Ross sensation. Jo Murphy at Hooley's theater, Chicago, in two weeks netted the handsome sum of $11,000 Rose Etynge at Haverley's, during the hohdav week, over $7,000. Mrs. Ada Jewell, Hudson, has returned from the East where she has been studying un der the best instructors. Her sweet sympathet ic voice is much Btieugthened and improved by skillful culture. Mias Fanny Davenport has terminated her seabon at Booth's Theatre, NewYoik, where she played Viola in "Twelfth Night," and Lady Gay Spanker in "London Assurance." Her audiences have been small. The complimentary benefit tendered Mr. John Brougham of the Academy of Music, New York, on the 17th, was a grand success. The boxes sold for the matinee as high as $160. and for the evening performance $120. Five boxes realized over 8800, and one gentleman, Mr. Sanford, gave $2,000 for 200 seats. A the matinee Maggie Mitchell played in "Fan chon Edwin Booth Shylock in the trial scene of the "Merchant of Yenice," Charles Fechter in "Monte Cristo Mme. Modyeska as Juliet in the balcony scene of Romeo and Juliet Harry Beckett and J. W. Shannon in "To oblige Benson." The programme for the evening performance was very lengthy, includ ing "A Sheep in Wolf's Clothing, with H. J. Montague and Ida Dyas Clara Morris in "Jane Eyre." Third act of "Othello" with John Mc Cullough as Othello, and Mark Mayo as Iago "Little Emil y" with G. Rowe as Micawber. The dagger scene from "My Wife." John T. Raymond in "Toodles." Recitations, songs and character sketches were also given by a number of gentlemen of the profession, SLgnc Brignoli singing the Romanza from Flotow's "Martha." "Vor the Benefit of a Few Briefless Laie flf- yers." [Rochester Record.] The law passed last winter forth benefit of a few briflless lawyers, compelling all mort gages to be foreclosed by action instead of advertisement, should be summarily wiped out, and thus save the debtor class from a grievous burden in the way of expense. -I_._*JU J_ MINNEAPOLIS NEWS Specially Reported for the Daily lobe. Ereri/ Buy in the Year. Friends and patrons of the GLOIII- in this city were yesterday congratulating all con- cerned on the very timely determination of he proprietor to give his readers the ne ws every morning in the year. There has been a growing impression that there was no good reason (aside from economy to the concern) why the public should be deprived of its news sixty mornings in the year any mo re than it should be deprived of its beefsteak, or muffins, or coffee, the same number of mornings. It is the opening test of enterprise, the first fruits of a good and wholesome competition in businessthe benefit derived by the public from respecting a monopoly. The GLOBE grows in favor, as in grace, dailynot six days in a week, but seven not three hundred days in a year, but three hundred and sixty-five and a fraction. This is all right. If the double-ended metropolis of the Northwest does not reward such enterprise it deserves to cease being a metropolis. MIXMJVTOLIS (ilOBELETS. The Silver Grays will dance at their hall next Tuesday. Gospel temperance meeting at reform club hall this afternoon at :i:'M o'clock. Everybody imited. The Hennepin county ruedieal society will me et at the office of Drs Ames and SauL- bury to-morrow ^Monday) evening. Both the doctors and lawyers of Hennepin Now there is trouble for somebody brewing, county have a meeting on Monday evening. New Jerusalem (or Swedenborgian) Church, corner Fifth avenue south and Ninth street, ltev. Edward C. Mitchell, pastor. Service on Sunday at Subject. "Spiritual Lib- erty.*' The liberal league will discuss at 2:30 o'clock to da^ "the evidence of a con tinued exist* nee after death." Judge Re y nolds will lead in an address of thirty min utes, after which will take place the custom ery discussion. The City Billiard Room was entered last evening by the rear door, which was found open this mornin g, and $l." taken from the drawe, and 200 cigars taken trom the case. The thief in not known, but woe be unto him if he is captured. The eldest daughter of Hon. Nelson Wil liams, formerly of Wisconsin. now of Minne apolis, was, a few days ago the happy re cipient of a handsome 2resen in the shape of one of WVIKT'H liest upright pianos, it being the gift of relathes i Wisconsin. (Handsomely done.) Di. A. A. Ames Grand Chancellor, has re ceived application forth establishment of a lodge of the order of Knighis of Pythias at li ed Wing. In (h same ca pacity the Doctor has re ceived a communication culling for a warrant to establish a section of an endowment rank ot the Chivalric order to be known as Sec tion No. SH oi endowment rank in this city. Air. Harlow (rale promises to reopen the dime concerts next Saturday night, with Miss Barry, of the Church of the Redeemer choir, and the ever popular Weinberg as the attractions. After that Mr Gale promis es there will bn no break in this cheap amuse ment, but the concert* shall recur with per fect regularity every Saturday evning with out fail. Now if Beecher will only recant his recent unorthodox utterances things will go forward iu this wicked world quite plea santly and with more than a\eruge hurmon\. The Flouring Hill*. Tlie following flouring mills ba\e tee closed forth present: Half the in Washburn -A" mill, all of Washburn "B:"" Pallisade. Zenith, Brown Ankeny's. Pillsbury's, Hennepin and Cata- ract are closed for repairs, and will open to morrow (Monday). The following are still running, but part of them will close within a week or two unless business improves: Arctic. Minneapolis. Holly, Empire, Pettit. Robinson & Co."s. Humboldt, Anchor, and two others i the East Division. Shutti ng down at this time is not unusual, as commonly the Eastern markets are well supplied with flour by the middle January, and millers take occa sion in midwinter to overhaul and repair. This winter, howe\er. was expected to prove an exception to the rule, and would, doubt less, if the rumors that the Russians were conqueri ng a peace had not come quite so rapidly. Altogether our millerb ha%e had a good year and do not complain. Itstrict Court. The jury in the Babcock case was dis- charged, not being able to agree, and Judge Vanderbnrg will now take the case under ad- visement and grant, or refuse to grant, the divorce. The judge will sentence Ortman on Mon day. Meantime he is at large on his own recognisance. I the case of Laura Dumnion against the Pioitit I'rax the one redeeming feature seems to have been the argument of Judge R. Reynolds before the jury on behalf of the plaintiff. Bat it did not count. A the jury returned a verdict of no caube of action the I'. I', will not be called upon to open that strong box this time. Judge Young is holding a special term. A complaint was tiled for divorce this morning in the ca*e of Mary E Jones vs Charles Jones. The couiulaint asserts cruel ty, drunkenness, desertion and other little short-coming s. Tainted Meats. It having been reported to Heal th Officer Ames that parties were selling tainted meats, he has issued the following order to the Health Inspector: I. R. Nish, Health Inspector: MY DKAR SiaComplaint is made of the sale in this city of decaying meat and poultry. You will please make a daily inspection of material above and offered for sale at the market, meat shops and wagons and sleighs, during the con tinuance of this mild weather, and report to me the names and residence of parties who so offend against common decency for a few dol lar. Respectfully yours, A. A. AMES, Health Inspector. This will bring the offending parties up with a round turn, and in case it results in Bending one or more of them to the lockup for a time it would not cause any vast amount of grief to consumers of fresh meat s. Uniting School Boards. From the account of the doings of the committee on charter amendments esterday it was inadvertently omitted to mention that the committee agreed to recommend the k uni on of the school boards of the two divis ions, and the election of directors at the mu nicipal elections every spring. This matter will be further considered and more fully di gested at the meeting of the committee on Wednesday next, when the members of both boards have been invited to be present and discuss the question. PERSONAL. E. Barnum, of Sauk Center, is spend- ing a few days with his friends in this city. The genial and popular Ed. is always "wel kim."' C. A. HefEelfinger, Esq. returned from the East yesterday morning. Geo. Naydor returned from Logans port, Indiana, yesterday, bringi ng with him Mrs. G. N. whom he wedded in that pleasant city last Wednesday. Charley Reeve was chased by Indians 'dur ing a late visit to Wisconsin. tells the story himself in a way to make your hair stand. Wendell Phillips makes his home at the Nicollet House while in the city. The County Commissioners. The County Commissioners held a session yesterday and got on the track of a little con tract that smells of jobbery, as indicated the following resolution offered Commis sioner Jones Resolved, That a committee be appointed by this board to investigate the matter of the purchase of eighty acres of land from N Lockwood. and procure a deed of the same, the full amount of the purchase mouev having been paid. Adopted, and Commissioners Glenn. Ward and Wils on were appointed as such commit tee. The Commissioners resolved not to allow any more stationery bids for county officials until authorized by law so to do the one hun dred dollars in any one year having been al ready exceeded many times. The year ends the middle of March. The Mirror was declared the official paper of the county by a vote of 4 to 1. Sundry letrenchme nt and reform resolu tions were adopted. The Farmer's Insurance COM/KIH,/. The new board of directors of the Farm ers'Insuran ce Company was in session yes terday afternoon, but did not reach th point where the election of officers would come in Ne xt Monday the election will probably take place, it is thought that John Q. Farmer will be chosen president: W. A. Nimmocks secretary, and Charley Reeve treasurer. This list could not be im proved upon, and our farmer friends who compose the company will look far before finding three safer or more honorable gentle men in whose hands their interests can be left. The company is a success, has stood he storm of financial disaster and ruin that has swept away thousands of mo re preten tious corporations. Stand by the bridge that has carried you safe over. Let us ha\e Peace. yital Statistics. Clerk of Courts, Wolverton. has compiled the vital statistics of Hennepin Countv for the year Ls77, and arrived at the following results Births, City 1,583 Country 51] Toti! 2,100 Deaths, City 450 Country 149 Total C08 M..r-iages 455 Di\ ore es 26 Jtiunicipal Court. E. Tenberg and II Wagner were each ar rested and arraigned under the double charge of drnnkenuess and assault and bat tery. Both were discharged, however, for want of evidence. There will a special meeting of hook and ladder company No. 1, Monday evening. January 21st. W. E ClIAMliKBLAN, Sec. THK UNEMPLOYED. Labor Uemoustration at Boston and Isytin. Successful Strategy. BOSTO N, Jan 10. A demonstration of un employ ed workmen on Bost on Common to- day, was participated in by some 4,00*3 men, who were addressed by Chamberlin and Ab bott. They aiterwards marched to the city hall and presented a list of resolutions to Mayor Pierce, who replied that he had no authority to offer employment, but the city council would do what it could for them. At Lynn to-day Mayor Bubier, who fur nihhed steam power to forty or fifty factories, stopped his engines, and the factories had to suspend operations. Bubier claims that tho engines required repairs. O the other hand most of those factories did not gam in the crusade against Cmspins. and Bubier's action in stoppi ng their motive power is re garded as .i strategic movement to compel them to suspend. was hooted by a crowd in the streets to-day. and latest accoanta stated that he IIHK started the engines again. I A ii II TNI NO LOB UL E S. The stable of the Cincinnati Ice company was damag ed $5,0 00 by fire yesterday mor n ing. Insured in city companies. Charles Chapman and George Williams, boys, were drowned yesterday at Philadel phia by breaking throu gh the ice. John Mason's woollen mills at Chester. Pa was burend yesterday morning. Loss esti mated *l.r,,0(XJ to $20,000. fully insured. A further postponement of one week was granted yesterday by the court, on hearing of the question of a receivership forth Charter Oak Life. A New York telegram says it is stated that Owen Murphy, the fugitive excise commis missioner, is dangerously ill in Ottawa, and th at his wife is insane. I the case of Edward Tatro. the High gate murderer, the supreme court at St. AJ bans, yesterday, overruled the exceptions and sentenced him to be hanged the first day of April. Pat Collins, a notorious Mollie Maguire, and county commission er of Schuylkill coun ty, Pa. failing to appear for trial at Potts ville, on charge of forgery and embezzle ment, has been re-arrested al Harrisburg. Commodore Geo. N Hollins died last night of paralysis, aged 79 years. was in command of the slo op of war "Cyane," which bomboarded Greytown. Nicaragua, 1854. At the commencement of the late civil war he entered the confederate service. The revenue cutter McLean has returned to New Orleans faom her second cruise in search of the McAllister and reports finding portions of the dredge, establishing almost Ijeyond doubt her loss. The schooner Ver nan. reported missing in dispatches, is safe at Lalina Pass. Bertba Von Hillern, last night in Washing ton, completed her task of walking 89 nles in 20 consecutive hours. She finished in good condition with the pulse at 104.