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O N THE WAR PATH.
SCALP LIFTING TO COMMENCE. The Hero oi the Xez Perces After Sitting BullEight Hundred of Bed Cloud's Ititn(I Left NorthwardSpotted Tail'* Warriors to Follow in the Spring. BISMABCK, D. T. Feb. 2.General Miles, under date of the 25th ultimo, reports from Tongue River, that the main body of his command has taken the field, and he only waits for 150 recruits from Fort Snelling before proceeding in person against Sitting Bull, who he confidentially believes is in United States territory. His force will oper- ate from Fort Peck as the central poimt. YANKTON, D. T., Feb., 2.The correspon- dent of the Press oiid Dalotian at Fort Randall, telegraphs that eight hundred of Red Clouds Indians have left the agency going north. Also that the Indians all assert the fighting bucks at that agency will cut loose early in the spring and follow the general northward trail. Spotted Tail's Indians are secretly buying fat ponies and making other suspicious moves. WATERY GBAVE8. FURTHER OF THE LOST METROrOLIS The Saved Received at Norfolk and Kindly Cured forStory of the Wreck a JSur i\oi --Large Tre/tsure I-.ost in the Mails. WASHINGTON, Feb. 2d.The signal service station at the wreck of the steamer Metropo lis reports that the survivors would leave at noon to-day for Norfolk. They are desti tute of clothing and most are barefooted and bareheaded, but are well cared tor by the people. i NORFOLK VA., Feb. 2d.The wrecking tugs have all returned from the wreck of the Metropolis and report a terrible surf break ing along the shore and a strong southerly current. Nothing is visible of the wreck but her steam drivers. All her wood work is gone. The Cygnet and another steamer that went by the canal will not arrive until late to-night or early in the morning. It is the general opinion of the wreckers that the Metropolis grounded at low tide, which kept her from forging closer in shore. Having nothing but her salis to hold her head on the vessel from force of the heavy surf came too with her side ex posed to the sweep of the surf, causing thereby the loss of life, those on board be ing unable to hold on. WASHINGTON, Feb. 2.The signal service observer at Ocrocoke Inlet. N. reports ashoie there, bottom up, the brig C. C. Overton, from Newport for Nassau, and that the entire crew are supposed to be lost. A hat and other articles picked up showed marks of blood. WASHINGTON, Feb. 2.The signal service observer at Cape Hatteras reports a yawl boat and some clothing and a pocket-book washed ashore. The pocket-book contained the discharge papers of James A. Bowen. The station agent at the wreck of the Me tropolis reports Capt. Ankers left for Nor folk. After the auction of the wrecked ma terial the scene of the wreck was deserted. The keeper of No. 4 station has buriec1 15 bodies washed up during the night from one to eight miles north of the station. One man had a gold plated watch and gold chain, also five keys. The rescued were furnished blankets from the steamer Plymouth. PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 2.A fund has been raised here for the relief of the families of men lost by the wreck of the Metropolis. SITUATION AT THE WRECK. NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 2.The Associated Press correspondent has leturned from the wreck of the Metropolis, and reports the situation to-day as follows: The sixty-eight bodies lecovered have been buried and records made to secure future identification. The beach for a dis tance of fifty yards to one mile north of the wreck is strewn with debris of the ship and cargo. The ship was evidently completely bro ken up. Her starboard bilge from the fore to the main chains drifted on shore somewhat compact, and containing a dozen or twenty of the rails that formed part of the cargo. The wreck itself is station ary where the ship grounded. The boilers and part of the engine was visible above the break ers, and confined to the bottom. In the same way, swaying in the surf, was a portion of the port bow, and ragged ends of the stern and quarter. There are no doubts entertained of the recovery of all the iron stowed in the lower hold, as the ship drove -well on the beach, and the wreck now lies in about six feet at mean low water. MANAGEMENT. The management on board was admirable under the very adverse circumstances attending the disaster. The nearest life saving station to the wreck was over four miles distant, and its crew and apparatus failed to reach the scene until 2:30 p. m., fully five and a half hours after the ship was beached, and the Metropolis did not have the necessary mortar and lines for the purpose of establishing com munication with the shore in this case otherwise perfectly feasible. Mr. W. H. Sow tella U. S. MarineHospital service, having been despatched to the Bcene of disaster with medi cal stores, arrived at Vanslack's landing this morning and took charge of the sick and in jured survivors all of whom, with the well' ar rived to-night at seven o'clock on board the Cygnet. They were met by a committee of citizens headed by the mayor, and were well provided for, every arrangement for their com fort having been made. Dr. Sawtell says most of the patients are not in a dangerous condition and the majority of them will be able to proceed to their homes at once, they suffer mostly from distress incident to exposure. VALUABLE MAIL. There was a very large South American mail on board, consisting principally of business letters, which had accumulated since the sail ing of the last regular mail steamer for Brazil. The purser's room containing the mail was washed ashore, and the mail-bags were found Sunday VOLUME I. ST. PAUL, SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 3, 1878. along the beach. It is understood the register ed letters receipted for by the purser, contained about $150,000 in money, drafts, &c. Shipp, assistant postmaster at Norfolk, went to the wreck to look after the interests of his department, and of eleven bags containing mail matter washed ashore he succeeded in re covering two, one intact, the other being used as a tobacco bag by one of the survivors. Of the contents nothing could be found, nor could anything be found of the other bags or con-, tents. Parties on the beach say the bags were cut open and rifled, and the letters, after being opened, were strewn along the beach. STATEMENT OF A SURVTVOH. NORFOLK. Feb. 2.James F. Alcorn, tempo rarilj attached to the Metropolis, former officer of the United States navy and journalist in Bobton, makes the following statement: Wednesday at nine o'clock I was called by the mate to assist the carpenter in stopping the leak around the rudder trunk. I found the stern post loose and so reported. Kemained at my post, usirig all possible exertion to stop the leak or prevent its increase until about 5:30 p. m., when 1 was called on deck and found the ship a partial wreck, one of the post boats hanging over the side by her bow tackle to the davit smoke stack gone, and the ship heading for the beach. Reached the foie cutter, and in obedience to an order from the Captain, commenced to start the wa ter in the casks stored forward, to lighten the ship, assisted in so doing by the carpenter and one of the quartermasters, who was afterwards drowned. Finally the mate suggested that sail should be made by setting the foresail, and on getting his consent, went aloft, and assisted by Chas. Seanan, loosed the foresail and succeeded in setting the sail, which remained but a few minutes until carried away, and it was neces sary to clew up the port wing of the sail. Shortly after the ship struck heavily amid ships, evidently breaking her back, but she continued to drive on the beach. The admira ble management of the helm, assisted by the foresail, maintained the ship's position until fairly beached. I then took my station on the hurricane deck with a desire to asssiBt the commander and officers in maintaining order. Some one raised the cry ot fire, which -was quickly found to be a false alarm. Soon after this the main mast went and she began to break up rapidly. The first seas that boarded her having destroyed or crippled all the remaining boats but the dingy, which was attached to the starboard forward the davits, upon that boat I placed my chief hope of safe ty, provided I could maintain possession of the boat for sending a line ashore at low water. But while my attention was otherwise engaged, the boat was lowered and my purpose defeated. At length THE CLOSING SCENE was upon us. The lower deek beams gave way and the starboard broadbide given a few more heavy shocks from the surf sank slowly be neath the waves. Then the narrator, assured that neither advice nor example could be of service longer, struck out for the beach and fortunately reached it, but in such an exhausted state that he would have ceitainly gone to sea a victim of the undertow but for friendly hands and aid. THE GALLANT OFFICERS. The Captain and his officers are highly com. mended. Quartermaster Poland made three at tempts to get a line ashore and only gave up when the line proved too short, and Timothy O'Brien on reaching the shore himself returned into the water and rescued some 50 persons as they were dashed toward him by the waves. The scattered dwellers along the coast are given wrrm praise for prompt and munifi cient hospitality. ARMISTIBE SIGNED A Solid Permanent Peace Demanded by the CzarFrance and I tally Propose to Join England and Austria. CONSTANTINOPLE, Feb. 2.The following is the text of the Czar's telegram to the Sultan: 'T desire peace as much as you, but it is nec essary for us, that it should be a solid and dur able peace. ARMISTICE SIGNED. BRUSSELS, Feb. 2.The Journal Be Jiraxwls announces that it has received a dispatch from Constanstinople saying the armistice was signed yesterday. CONSTANTINOPLE, 4:30 p. m., Feb. 2.The Czar has telegraphed the Sultan promising to grant an armistice. Server Pasha, foieign minister and one of the plenipotentiaries, tel egraphed yesterday that the Grand Duke Nicholas was ready to sign the protocol of peace preliminaries under reserve of interior negotiations. The Grand Vizier, in reply to Server Pasha's dispatch authorized him to sign the armistice and peace preliminaries. All mil itary movements and emigration of Musselmen have been stopped. FRANCE ANDTHE POPE. LONDON, Feb. 2.A special from Paris says Gambetta declares any engagements made at Kezaniek modifying the treaty of 1856, must be considered null and void. The Russian con ditions, Gambetta declares, except the demand for indemnity, involve a flagrant violation of that treaty. French interests in the east he considers have hardly changed since 1856. Gambetta insists that the war can only be ter minated by a European Congress. A Rome special says: The proposal of an Italian alliance with the powers which are op posed to Russian aggrandizement, but at the same time granting the freedom of christian nationalities, is most favorably entertained. The Pope and Cardinal Semonerii, Pontifical Secretary of State, are agreed as to the necessi ty of encouraging an alliance of Italy with England, France and Austria. A TROUBLESOME "IF." LONDON, Feb. 2.The Journal de St. Peters burg says: "If Turkey were a civilized power caring for the interests of her subjects, the present occupation of her provinces might compel her to make peace, but as the circum stances are otherwise, the conclusion of peace is hardly possible." RUSSIA AND AUSTRIA. ST. PETERSBURG, Feb. 2.Russia has accepted Austria's proposal of a conterenoe for settle ment of European questions resulting from the war, but she has not yet determined the basis of it. The Russian peace conditions have been signed. Outrayes upon American Fishermen. BOSTON, Feb. 1.The Gloucester fishing vessels returning from Fortune bay, bring intelligence of the almost total failure of the fishery owing to the determined hostility of the New Foundland fishermen. This action of New Foundland's will result in large pe cuniary loss to Gloucester, and steps have been taken for laying this matter before the Government at Washington. Only two American boats secured cargoes and one of these because the captain armed his crew and threatened to shoot whosoever injured his seins, the seins of the other boats had been cut by hostile fishermen. Last night at Cincinnati, O'Leary completed his walk of 400 miles one hour und forty-five minutes within the limits. Pure Old Rye Whisky and Rock Candy at Donnelly's, No. 10 Wabashaw. GOLD AND SILVER. THE REAL STANDARD OF VALUE. Letter of Governor Hendricks to August BelmontCogent Reasons for favoring RemonetizationThe Act of Demoneti zation Subject to Repeal or Amendment- The Obligations of the Government Pledged Payment in Coin, not Gold. I NEW YORK, Feb. 2.Hon. Thomas A. Hen dricks has telegraphed the Herald a reply to August Belmont's letter,, published in the same journal January 30th. Mr. Hendricks says the purpose of his (Belmont's) letter was to show that the views attributed to me on the silver question are inconsistent with opinions heretofore expressed, and that therefore I cannot be correctly reported. The report in the Cincinnati Commercial was correct. I very much desire to b* con sidered consistent. Upon this question I think I have been consistent. Mr. Belmont quotes me as holding that since the act of March. 1869, the bonded debt has been paid in gold as contradistinguished from paper or silver. In that he is not correct. The bill to strengthen the people's credit was pend ing in the Senate in February, 18C9. I made an argument against the section which pledged the FAITH OF THE GORERNMENT to payment of the bonds in coin. I opposed it because I thought the contract showed the payment of the principal of the twenty-five bonds to be made in treasury notes. Mr. Belmont take one sentence to show that I held that the effect of the measure would be to pay in gold. Had Mr. Belmont read more carefu ly he would have seen and rad the section containing these words. "That the faith of the United States is solemnly pledg ed to the payment in coin, or its equivalent," and that 1 then said, "It will cause the re moval of doubts and make the law to read that the debt shall be paid in coin. That is the effect of this section." Upon that con struction I made my argument on the sec tion, not as a controversy whether payment should be in silver as against gold, but whether it might be in paper as against coin. It was not questioned in that debate THAT SILVER WAS COIN and that the debt would be payable in silver. Whether that section passed or did not pass, the section substantially as I read it in the Senate became a law nineteen days after wards. Its force and effect did not become a question of political controversy in Indiana in 1872, but it did enter into the discussion of 1874. In the Democratic convention of that year a resolution was adopted declaring the 5-20 bonds payable in greenbacks. I presided over that convention, and as I could not give that resolution my support, I took occasion at the first public meeting which I addressed, to say so, and to give my reasons. I thought then, and I believe now, that after the faith of the nation was pledged to pay ment in coin we COULD NOT PAY. IN TREASURY NOTES, that the purchaser of bonds after that date took them, relying upon that pledge and that we are bound by it. That was my ar gument before the people. Neither my hear ers nor I thought of the question whether payment could be made in silver. It was not then doubted. It was not then known to myself, and I supposed not to one of the audience, that the silver dollars had been discarded. Mr. Belmont refers to that ad dress and to the use of the word coin, as committing me to the payment of the debt in gold and not in silver. The only ques tion then discussed was the right to pay in greenbacks. The right to pay in silver was not then questioned or considered in Indi ana. In the address which I made as Presi dent of the Convention two months before any opinions upon currency were somewhat fully expressed. I then said "We cannot too strongly express the imporportance of the policy that shall restore UNIFORMITY OF VALUE. to all the money of the country, so that it shall be always readily converted. That gold and silver are the real standard of value is a cherished Democratic sentiment, not now or hereafter to be abandoned." I certainly could not have used that language in the campaign of 1874 had I known that silver was no longer money. A more important question made by Mr. Belmont is that the argument which excluded the payment of the public debt in treasury notes under the act of March, 1869, applies with greater force under the act of 1873, which excludes the silver dollar from coinage. I think that is not correct. The act of 1869 was to remove any doubt to SETTLE CONFLICTING INTERPRETATIONS of the laws under which the public obliga tions were contracted, and to pledge the faith of the United States to the payment of such obligations in coin. After full consid eration it became a law. It was soon fol lowed by the act to authorize the refunding of the national debt. That law provided that the $1,500,000,000 of bonds which it authorized should be redeemable in coin of the present standard value. The act of 1869 was a solemn pledge of my country made by competent authority. I felt it was so binding indeed that it conld not be re pealed to the prejudice of those to whom it was given. Was the act of 1873 of such "a class and character? To whom does it make solemn pledge that the CONSTITUTIONAL POWER F CONGRESS To coin money and to regulate the value thereof shall never again be exercised until the public debt shall have been fully paid? Why and wherein is the coinage act of 1873 more sacred and irrepealable than the coin age act if 1834 which it modified? Does the power to coin money and regulate its value belong to the class of power that once ex ercised became exhaustive? If that were so the power had been exhausted before the passage of the act of 1873. Or is it the right of the public or private creditor, either, to say to Congress, you shall not exercise the constitutional power of coining money and regulating the value thereof because by changing the standard you may change the value of investments? We have not recog nized such a rule. There would be force in such a claim under the act of 1870, which provides for the payment of bonds in coin of the present standard value. The act of 1873 contains no pledge nor contract. It is legislation under a CONTINUING POWER OF CONGRESS m_A j0 t* V^# other law passed under the same power. It is not, therefore, in my judgment, a question of public faith but one of expedience only. Being such, it seems to me the part of wis dom to have some regard to the condition of financial issues that exist in the country, and to the disturbed state of the public mind that pervades a large portion of the country. Any change in coinage is always a delicate and important work, and should be made only after most careful consideration of all tke interests of the country. shoULD SILVER MONET BE RESTORED? I have thought so. The pledge of 1869 of payment in coin at their standard value would seem to authorize, almost to requre it. Complaint with the contract cannot be con sidered breach of public faith. Our country is a large producer of silver. The quality of money is important to its value. I think that when restored silver will approach and perhaps reach gold in value, but should ex perience prove that it must remain below gold because of its greater production, Con gress has ample powers to provide against any evils likely to follow. WASHINGTON NEWS. Mysterious Loss of an $1,800 FundCon tracting Trade Dollar CoinageNew Postal Bill, Etc. WASHINGTON, Feb. 2.When Mr. New was United States Treasurer he imposed a fine on all banks and business firms sending packages of money in inconvenient form for counting to compensate the office for the extra trouble and time involved in counting. During his ad ministration these fines aggregated $1,800 and the amount was turned over to his successor, Mr. Wyinan, and came into the charge of the chief of the redemption division. In July, 1876, the attention of the Secretary of the Treasury was called to this money and he wrote to the tieasurer suggesting a proper manner of covering it into the treasury. The treasurer thereupon sent to the secretary a list of banks and business firms from which the sum had been collected, but no decision followed as to the disposition to be made of the money. Now the $1,800 are missing and a patient bearch in stituted by Secretary Sherman cannot discover the fund which was last seen in an envelope in the bafe ot the then chief of the redemption division. NEW P0STA1 BILL. WASHINGTON, Feb. 2.Representative Phil lips' bill to provide for funding the savings of the people in a popular loaa, and to make it interconvertible provides for receiving savings at postal savings banks from twenty-five cents upwaid and when ten dollars have accumula ted on any account a postal money order is to be issued which may be placed in a 8.65 bond, interest payable quarterly, which bond is at option reconvertible into legal tenders. The bonds to be issued on the postal orders in de nominations of $10, $20, 50 and $100 by the Treasurer of the United States and Assistant Treasurer, or government depository. The proceeds are to be invested in paying six per cent, bonds subject to call, and $50,000,000 are to be held for reconversions. REDUCING TRADE DOLLAR COINAGE. The Secretary of the Treasury will not open the mint of Philadelphia for coinage of trade dollars, and will place such restrictions on the western mints as will prevent their coinage for shipment east. Coinage of a sufficient amount to meet the actual demand for export will be authorized for the present or until Congress shall have acted "upon the coinage of a sil ver dollar for circulation. NATIONAL MONEY BAGS. The treasury now holds $346,172,050 in U. S. bonds to secure national bank circulation, and 13,493,000 to secuie public deposits. U. S. bonds deposited for circulation for the week ending to-day, $917,400. Amount with drawn, $820,400. National bank circulation outstanding currency, notes,$320,656,690. Gold notes, $143,420. Internal revenue, $235,068. Customs, $225,725. The receipts of national bank notes for re demption for the week ending to-day compared with the corresponding week last year: 1877, $4,429,000 1878, $3,761,000 MISCELLANEOUS. WASHINGTON, Feb. 2.Forty thousand bids have been received for carrying the mails for the next four years in nearly all that portion of the United States lying west of the Missis sippi river and extending to the Pacific Ocean. The awards will be made by March 3d. The chief ordnance has notified Gov. Colquitt of Georgia to make requisition for arms to be issued out of quota due the State in July. PARIS, Feb. 2,A telegram from Cavio an nounces that the General Vizier of Turkey has telegrayhed to the Khedive that the protocol of armistice is ready for signature. The Sultan telegraphed the Czar accepting peace condi tions and asking the Czar to stop the advancing of Russian troops. The Czar replied he was about to give orders to that effect, PARIS, Feb. 2,A Constantinople dispatch says the military delegates have fixed the line of demarcation. The Russians will provision ally occupy Erzeroum, and Silistrea. Wehmer Ali Pasha has been appointed com mander of Pera. Publisher*' Postage. PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 2.A number of promi nent publishers of this city met to-day with Postmaster Snowdon, and A. fl. Bissell, Assist ant Attorney-General for the Post Office De partment, to hear the report of the Committee to examine the bill proposed by Bissell in ref erence to transportation of second class mail matter and postage thereon. The Committee recommended several important changes, and after free discussion it was agreed the amend ed bill be forwarded to the Postmaster-General with the request that it be enacted into a law, believing it will remove many causes of contro versy between publishers and the department. A Persecuted Woman Acquitted of the Charge of Murder. CHICAGO, Feb. 2.In the case of the trial for manslaughter brought against Miss Mc Kee, who shot Constable McEliggott while the latter was levying on her property to satisfy a judgment, the jury, after half an hour's delay, brought in a verdict of not guilty. The points made by the defense were, that the constable's writ of execution was illegal and therefore worthless that he obtained entrance surreptitiously into the house to make the levy that he did not show his authority, and that Miss McKee had been persecuted by a relentless creditor who had already been overpaid by her. Held for Murder _,. I ting him away so as to be relieved from pay- ana subject to repeal or amendment like any I ing the insurance. Hunter was committed. PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 2.m.The exami nation of Ben Hunter for alleged participa tion in the murder of James Armstrong took place in Camden to-day. Insurance agents told of one extreme desire on the part of Hunter to have the policies on the life of Armstrong so placed that there would be no trouble to collect money in case of death. Hunter's counsel contended the in surance companies were interested in put- i THE BOSS TJHEF. RETURNING HOARD ANDERSON. Trial Nearly KndedDefense Confining Iteels to Rebuttal TestimonyBelief that the State has Made a Clear CaseJus tice Bradley Refuses to Interfere. NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 2.The trial of An derson was resumed this afternoon. The waiter Pellitere. was recalled and examined on behalf of the defense as to his antecenents He gave satisfactory answers. Sheriff Houston testified to the arrest of Anderson at the Custom House Saturday evening after a receipt of a telegram from the United States attorney-general. This closed the evidence for the State. The defense called Charles J. Abell, secre tary of the returning board in 1874 and 1876. Abell testified regarding the conversation be tween Littlefield, Anderson and Wells at the Four Seasons restaurant as stated by Pelle tere, that this conversation could not have taken plac without its having been heard by him. He denies that it ever took place. He then gave some information in regard to keeping returns, etc. Cross-examined as to his former career, he stated he had come to Louisiana in 1869 was elected to the House from Bosaier parish in 1871 had never resided ten consecutive days in one plaee there, but was clerk to the su pervisor of registration: was removed by Kellogg as division superintendent of educa tion in 1873, and appointed secretary of the returning board in 1874 while secretary had seven dollars per day. He was at the same time flour inspector of the city. The defense will offer only rebutting tes timony and introduce no new matter. It is believed that the evidence will be in by Monday noon. The argument will take Opinions." nearly two days, and the case go to the jury either Tuesday night or Wednesday morning. The State claims to have made a clear case against Anderson, and the opinion is that the result is in the hands of the two colored jurors. The new petit jury for Februry im pannelled to-day contains a large number of Republicans including some ex-metropolitan and ex-custom house officials. At the evening session Abell, secretary of the returning board, was recalled for cross examination by the State, and examined in regard to the returns from Desoto and Ouachita parishes. Since he lost his posi tion as secretary and flour inspector, he has been employed in the custom house under Anderson. T. A. Woodward, clerk of the returning board, denies the conversation to which Pellitere has testified. Woodward is em ployed in the custom house in Wells' depart ment. G. D. Davis, chief clerk of the returning board, also denied the above con versation. Adjourned until Monday, when the evidence will close. Counsel for accused say they do not expect anything from Wash ington until the case is closed. In reference to their hopes for a writ of prohibition from Justice Bradley, it is stated that all three United States Judges, Billings, Bradley and Wood, had been interviewed long befare the trial as to such a measure and that all of them de clined to have anything to do with the case. BRADLEY WILL NOT INTERFERE. WASHINGTON, Feb. 2.Judge Bradley has decided adversely upon the application of the Louisiana returning board requesting their trial now pending to be transferred from that State to the United States Circuit Court, claiming as the reason for the change that they cannot secure their equal civil rights under the Circuit Judge. Bradley has forwarded his decision to the clerk of his circuit, and it will probably be promulgated in open court Monday at New Orleans. BUSINESS WRECKS. The Hinckley Locomotive Works irith $300,000 Liabilities-Other Failures. BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 2.The Hinckley Lo comotive Works have suspended. Liabili ties about $300,000. Half of the paper is held by Boston banks. The property of the company is assessed for $350,000. Fifty thousand dollars is required to tide over ex isting trouble, and a committee of creditors is appointed to consider what course to pursue. N EW YORK, Feb. 2.The schedule of Hege man & Co., druggists, of New YoTk, who have made an assignment, shows liabilities amounting to $183,674 national assets $77,- 738. The assets are composed principally of stock on hand and book accounts to the amount os $24,960. The Sun Mutual insurance company has determined to reduce its outstanding scrip. Losses and expenses the past year $337,000 total assets $630,000. The suspension is announced of S. & J. Woodley of Quebec, the most extensive boot and shoe manufacturers in the province. Liabilities about $300,000. The assets will pay 50 cents ox the dollar. THE BADGER CAPITAL. Co-Education of the Sexes DefendedSwin dler ArrestedGubernatorial Blow Out. (Special telegram to THE GLOBE.] MADISON, Wis., Feb. 2.All of the legis lators have gone home, and Madison is very quiet. A committee of part of the faculty of the State University to-night publish a report strongly opposing -the proposition of discontinuing co-education of the sexes at the State University, and give sound reasons therefor. H. Hillard, of Christiana, this county, has been arrested for advertising a swindle through the United States mails. He adver tised in Norwegian papers, to furnish a gold watch on receipe of $5. His nefarious busi ness got to the ears of the United States marshal, and his arrest followed. Gov. Smith will give a grand party and reception at Park Hotel next week. A Fellow Who Resigned. [Anoka Sun and Republican.] "Where is the office holder that ever re signed?"St. Paul Globe. 'Pears to me an attempt was made to im peach himnot for resigning, but for some Post office matter, and his name was Belknap but, bless you, we don't know where he went to. John Sweeney, and James Huremay were drowned last night attempting to board a steamer off Chelsea bridge. NUMBER 20. OUR CHURCHES. The Places and the Hours for Holding Ser vices To-Day, with the Subjects Consid ered. First Presbyterian ChurchThere will be no preaching to-day. Sabbath school and Weddesday evening meeting as usual. Plymouth Congregational Church, corner Wabasha street and Summit avenue Preach ing at 10:30 a. m. and 7:30 p. m., by Bev M. McG. Dana. D. D., of Norwich, Conn Sabbath school at 12:15 p. m. Pacific Chapel. Acker street, near the round houseSabbath school at 3:30 p. m. Bishop Ireland will lecture this evening. in the Cathedral, at 7:30 p. m. Subject "The Catholic Doctrine of justification Condition of the soul before its justification through the merits of Christ." First M. E. Church, (Third street and Day ton avenue.)Morning service at 10:30. Mrs. Foster, of the Woman's National Tem perance Union will preach. Evening service at 7:30 by Bev. Mr. Llyod. pastor. Sun day school at 12 m. Jackson Street M. E. ChurchMorn iu services at 10:30, by Rev. J. Stafford on "The Folly of Liberalism." Evening services at 7:30 by Mrs. Foster on tem perance. Sunday school at 2:30. Youn People's meeting at 6:30 p. m. Central Presbyterian ChurchMorning service at 10:30 by Rev. Wm. MtfKibbin, pas Evening service at 7:30 by Bev. M. D. tor Edwards. Sabbath school at 12:15 p. m. Young People's meeting at 6:45 p. m. New Jerusalem (orSwedenborgian) church. Market street, between 4th and 5th streets. Rev. Edward C. Mitchell, pastor. Services on Sunday at 10i| a. m., and 8 p. m. Sun day School and" Public Doctrinal Class at 10 a. m. Subject in a. m.: "The Spiritual Meaning of Metals, as used in the Bible." Subject in p. m.: ''Spiritual Truths and Men's Grace Church (Methodist Episcopal). Morning service at 10:30 a. m. evening 7:30 p. m. H. J. Crist will preach in the 'vening on "The Final State of the Un- saved.*' Sunday School at 12 m. Yonng people's meeting at 6:30 p. m. Swedish M. E. Church (Tenth and Tem perance streets).Services at 10:30 a. ta. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday School at 9:15 a. m. Fourth Baptist Church.Morning com munion service at 10:40 a. m. Evening 7:30 p. m. The ordinance of baptism after evening service. Sabbath School 12:15 p. m. Young people's meeting at 6:45 p. m. House of Hope.Morning service at 10:30 a. m. Exhortation and communion in the evening at 7:30. Preaching by the pastor. Sabbath School 2:30 p. m. Unity ChurchServices at 10:30 a. in.. and 7:30 p. m. Address in the morning b\ Mr. C. D. B. Mills, on "The Religion of To-morrow." In the evening,- by W. Gannett, on "The School of Friendship." One in the series about "Culture without College." Sunday school at 12:15. Y. M. C. A. servicesCounty jail, 2 p. m.: County Hospital, 3 p. m. Dayton's Bluff Mission Sunday school, 3 p. mH" Dayton's Bluff Chapel service at 4 p. m., conducted by Mr. D. R. Noyes, Jr. Bible class, the ad vance International"Jehosaphat helped of God," 2 Chron., 20, 14-22. Thos. Cochran, Jr., leader. The Monday avening Y. M. C. A. gospel meeting will be conducted by Mi. D. R. Noyes. Jr. Subject: "The story of the Bible." AMUSEMENT GOSSIP The Opera House was open every night dur ing the past week. The first three days with Wednesday matinee by Mrs. Charlotte Thomp son. This cheering actress drew large boutu, at every performance. The Hyers Sisters followed and closed tiiPir engagement last evening. They are among those few aspirant* to pub lic fame who improve on acquaintance, On their first appeance here they won many rieudu but their popularity grows with every entir tainment they give. There are several reasons for this in the first place their repertoire is sit extensive that they provide a novel menu ever} evening and their rendition even of .old favorite numbers is alwaj* fresh, and then, too, their performance is pe culiarly free from every taint of vulgarity. Their drollery is quaint "but chaste, their de meanor sprightly but modest. But these un usual characteristics in minstielsy would be nothing without real talent, and this the Hj ers Sisters and their support possess to an eminent degree. Mr. J. W. Lucas is a good, smooth baritone, Sam Lucas an excellent comedian and impersonator, with a pleasing second tenor voice: Miss Emma L. Hyers a comedienne irie sistibly funny, with a rich, full, oontralto voice. Miss Anna M. Hyers. for one so yonng shows wonderful culture, her voice is pure and sweet, and her rendition of both ballad and operatic music is truly wonderfulwe were almost sav ing for one of her race. The musical portion of the programme last night was changed, but as responses to the frequent encores $om of the old favoiite pieces were given. Next Friday Miss Lottie, in her wond-iiul impersonation of "Topsy," in Uncle Tom't. Cabin, will be at the Opera House, and will occupy the boards till Saturday night, giving three performances. Lottie's Topsy every one should see who wants to be au fitt with the celebrities of the day. Last night was a gala night at the rink splendid ice, good music, fireworks, and a brilliant concourse of skaters. A quadrille party will be given at the rink in the course of a few days arrangements aie being made. Professor Saroni made his appearance on the street on Friday for the first time after his long and serious illness. The Professor will be able to resume his duties this week. To-morrow night the Leiderkranz give an invitation soiree and dance at the Ath^nseum. Tuesday evening the Trout Brook Skating Club will meet at the skating rink. Seibert'* band is engaged. Wednesday evening will be the lost of the series of Mr. George Seibert's club daaces at Music Hall. The musical drama of Don Caesar d" Bazan will be given at the Opera House on the 15th, by lady and gentlemen amateurs. This prom ises to be a splendid affair, and as it is to be for the benefit of the "Women's Christian Home," there is no doubt all the available seats will be taken long before the day of per formance. Hyers Sisters will be at Minneapolis, Monda\, Tuesday and Wednesday Faribault Thursday: Owatonna Friday Austin, Saturday. Reform measures which the Democrats in Congress have inaugurated continue to be de layed, and are often endangered by absenteeism.