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Counnencement ot the TestimonyTwo
Witnesses ExaminedThe Libel
A^inst Mollison and the Austin "Resis
tor" Considered.
At 9:30 yesterday morning, the hour to
which the high court of impeachment ad
journed Saturdayand the fifth day of the
regular sittingthere were but eighteen mem
beis present, three less than a quorum, as shown
by the roll call.
Senator Morton moved that a recess be taken
to 2:30P.M., but, Senator Edgerton objecting,
and stating he thought a quorum would soon
be present, the motion was withdrawn. The
President, at the same time, stated that a mo
tion for a recess was not in order.
After waiting some fifteen minutes, and
none of the absentees putting in art appear
ance, and two or three of those answering to
the roll call having vacated their seats. Senator
Nelson moved call of the Senate, which was
had, and the sergeant-at-arms instructed to re
port absentees in their seats. At 11:30, upon
Senator Edgerton's motion, further proceedings
under the call were dispensed with, and upon
the same Senator's motion a recess was then
had to 2 o'clock in the afternoon.
Afternoon Session.
Upon reassembling at 2 o'clock with twenty
three members presentwhich number was
subsequently swelled to nearly a full Senate
Senator Nelson offeted a resolution that coun
bel for respondent and the managers' be re
quested to re-argue the questions involved in
the motion of respondent to quash the tenth
Senator Edgerton endeavored to say some
thing upon the motion, but was called to order
by the president, with the remark that the
rules did not permit debate, and Senator Nel
son's motion was adopted.
A motion by Senator Edgerton, that the
officers ot the court be allowed the same com
pensation as officers of the Senate, was adopted.
Mr. Mead, of managers, said as they con
mdered article ten one of tbe most important
of the charges made, and as no testimony
would be introduced for two or three days,
bearing upon it, the} desired that the further
consideration of such article, as ordeied by the
court, be postponed until there was a full
Senator EdgertonI move we go into secret
Bcssion. This delay is adding greatly to the
expense of this trial, and the Senate should
consider the necessity and advisability of re
opening argument before deciding to do so.
The motion was adopted and the chamber
The doors reopened, the President announced
the Senate had decided that the managers
should proceed with the introduction of evi
dence this afternoon, and that to-morrow (this)
morning, if desired, the argument upon the
motion to quash could be lenewed
Manager Mead then called Mr. D. S. B. Mol
hson as the hr&t witness, he being the D. S. B.
Mollison mentioned in the fust article of the
chaiges as indicted for an alleged libel upon
Judge Page, and that thus indicted, Judge
Page vuongfully and maliciously refused to
permit such case to be tried for a term of
cars. Mr. Mollison having appeared and be
ing sworn, proceeded in answer to questions of
Manager Mead, to tell his story, which show of
non-c&sentials as follows:
lie was a rebident of Mower County, living
some 11 miles from Austin. In September,
18G3 he was airested on an indictment found
aqamst him and taken before the dibtrict court
then in session at Austin. Judge Page presid
ing. The following Monday he was arraigned.
The witness detailed at some length a scene
that happened when the indictment was being
read, accusing Page of addressing him in a very
boisterous manner because he needed his head,
threatening to commit him if he did not com
port hinibelt more respectfully. The indict
ment read, Mr. Morrison plead not guilty, and
Judge Page held him in $1500 bail. He
was then proceeding to tell what
took place between him and his
friends. when counsel interposed an
objection, the Senate sustaining the objection.
Continuing his stoiy Mr. Mollison said he told
Page, he did not propose to give bail, but
wanted his trial, but that Page said he would
have.t get some other judge to try the case.
Mr. Mollison then went on to testify that he
appeared at the March term in lb74, when the
case was called and again put over, though he
announced in a loud tone of voice he was leady
tor trial again in September, when the same
proceedings ensued again in March, 1875, at
which term thb cases were called by numbers
instead of by titles as at previous sessions. At
the September term of the same year and at
the ensuing March term, the same line of con
duct was puisued, Page putting the case
off upon the excuse that he had been
unable to secure another judge. At the
following September term, being determined
to bring the issue to trial. Mr. Mollison said
he had his bondsmen surrender him to the
sheriff, and appeared in court, but Page made
no announcement as to his case. He, Mollison,
also teetiii-ed he was ready for trial at every
term of court, and that neither by his own act
or by that of his attorney, Mr. Cameron, or the
county attorney, Mr. Wheeler, had he consent
ed ti a continuance.
Mr. Mollison was cross-examined at some
length by Mr. Losey, who elicited from Molli
son that, when aitested, and before he had
given bail, and was presumably in the custody
of the sheriff, he staid with a friend over Sun
day. He also acknowledged that Judge
Mitchell held a term of court for Judge Page
in July, 1874 that he was in Austin at the
time and in the court, but made no request for
his case to be called. Neither did he hear his
case called by Judge Mitchell. He also testi
fied he was informed no jury had been sum
moned for that term of court, and that to his
best knowledge and belief there was no iury at
that term.
He further acknowledged that at no time had
the witnesses been in readiness, but claimed he
could have been in readiness at any time to
proceed in a day or two after notice had been
On the re-rrirect examination, Mr. Mollison
testified that he thought Page was angry when
he fixed his bail at 1,500, and reiteiated his
statement about Judge Mitchell not calling his
case as to there not being any jury present.
of the firm of Davidson & Bassford, publishers
of the Austin Register, in which paper the
communication of Mr. Mollison, claimed
to be libellous by Page, appeared, was the
next witness. Mr. Davidson testified as to his
indictment for the publication of that article,
and was going on to tell what occurred between
him and Page in reference to such publication
before the Mollison indictment was found,
when objection was made by counsel that such
conversation was foreign to the charge made,
and that the managers had no right to carry
their examination beyond the distinct proposi
tion made in the charge. No allegation had
been made fhat Mollison had been wrongfully
or illegally indicted, but simply that having
been indicted Judge Page kept him upon ten
ter-hooks by refusing to give him a trial.
Mr. Clough, tor managers, argued that the
evidence was essential as going to show the
mind of Judge Page in first inaugurating the
prosecution, and then refusing a trial. Mr.
Clough argued the point at some length, at the
conclusion of which the court by a vive voce vote
decided not to receive the question.
Manager Mead then changed the question,
and Mr. Davidson was proceeding to answer,
and had got as far as stating he had an inter
view with Judge Page in his office, when counsel
interpse an objection, and the managers
argued for the admissability of the evidence,
for similar reasons advanced as to the previous
The aigurnent concluded, Senator Nelson
moved the Senate retire to consider the question.
Senator DoranBefore the Senate retires I
wish to submit an order that counsel hereafter
refrain from argument ot evidence until the
final summing up of their case.
Senator NelsonI now renew my motion that
the Senate retire to consider the point raised
by counsel and the order.
This secret session lasted about three-quarters
of an hour, and upon the doors being reopened
the president announced that the Senate has
adopted an order that inquiry can be had into
all matters of Judge Page in reference to is
sues involved in the Mollison indictment, and
as to his feelings toward Mollison, and that
the evidence may cover the time before as
well as after the finding of thee^ence indictments.
Also, that he was instructen th say to counsel
that this argument otf objections they would
confane themselvems teo the question before the
two weeks before the Mollison indictment,
Judge Page called at his office, and in the con
versation asserted the publication of the Mol
lison letter was libellous, and that if it was not
retracted he should hold the publishers respons
able. Tbe result of that interview was the
publication of an explanation, not a retrac
Here the managers asked the production of
Suit 1
a letter written by Page to Davidson after the
appearance of the explanation, to which coun
sel objected, but after brief argument the
court decided to admit it, and he was proceed
ing to tell the circumstances attending the
reception and return of Judge Page's letter
when counsel again interposed objections,
argument followed, the court deciding to
admit. The letter when read proved to be a
demand that a retraction be published at the
head of the paper on penalty of prosecution.
The letter was returned to Page by Mr. Bleigs,
the bearer, at Page's request.
Mr. Davidson then testified as to his being in
court at two of the times when the Mollison
case was pending, though he could not recol
lect which, at one of which Mollison announced
his readiness to proceed, but the case was put
Manager then asked for the reading of the
letter of Mollison, alleged to be libeleous but
counsel objected. Objection overruled and
article read. I was a decidedly spicy attack
upon some of the Republican managers in
Mower including a railroad decison by Page,
who is designated the great purifier.
This ended his direct examination and Mr.
Losey proceeded to the cross examination, dur
ing which Mr. Davidson testified that he had
since published a full retraction in reference to
the decision of Judge Page in the railroad
The production of the retraction was ob
jected to by managers, but the court decided to
admit it and it was read. In his further cross
examination, Mr. Davidson admitted that he
was interested in the prosecution and
that his firm contributed $3,750
toward the fund for that purpose.
Upon the re-direct examination Mr. Davidson
testified that the letter was published August
27, 1873, and the retraction Feb. 1878 that he
was advised by his counsel, Gen. Cole, that
Page would be satisfied if such retraction was
published, and withdraw the suits.
Cross-examined, he acknowledged tt at his
attorney, Mr. Cole, told him the charge against
Judge Page, as to the railroad matter, was
false, and reiterated his statement as to the
understanding that the trials, both civil and
criminal, against Mollison, as well as himself
and his partner, were to be withdrawn as soon
as the retraction was published.
This ended the session for the day, and at
6 -.30 the court adjourned.
Authentic Intelligence
Received from
Mention has been made several times of the
prolonged and unaccountable absence from
home of Monroe Sheire, a prominent citizen of
St. Paul, and the anxiety felt by his friends,
owing to his feeble health and mental troubles.
Yesterday Mr. J. Williams, Grand Scribe of
the Odd Fellows of Minnesota, received from
Mr. Sheire his report as Grand Representative,
to be laid before the coming session of the
Grand Encampment next week, and with it an
interesting letter speaking of his health.
The letter is written on the printed letter
head of the Laclede-Bircher Hotel, St. Louis,
and dated "St. Louis, May 2, 1872." I is post
marked on the outside, "Cascades, Wash. Ter.,
May 17." It is as follows:
BBO. WILLIAMS Enclosed you will find my
report to the Grand Encempment. I hardly
know whether it is in a presentable shape or
not. If not, will you be kind enough to correct
it. In this mountain retreat, over a mile above
the level of the sea, and in full view on three
sides of perpetual snow, free from correspon
dence of any kind, and tar from friend or foe.
I have bought to recuperate. Physically, I am
much better. but mentally I cannot
say. The effort to complete my repoTt has
brought on a return of that racking pain in
my head, from which I have si ffered so long.
I had hoped, and still hope, to be with you be
fore the meeting of the grand lodge, but for
fear I cannot, and having a chance, by a very
roundabout course, I forward this to you.
Should I regain my health, and my head
again becomes level, I will be with you once
more. If not, then, like the sailor boy, "far
frsm home and all its charms, far from love's
paternal arms," alone, unknown and unhon
ored, down deep in the main, full many a score
fathom, shall my frame decay.
(No signature.)
From the above, it is hoped that Mr. Sheire
is gradually recovering his health. Rest and
quiet will probably restore him fully, and in a
short time we trust he will return, a sound
man physicially and mentally.
The Reorganization for 1878 Made Com
The Chamber of Commerce met for the first
time yesterday morning in the new quarters
selected, one door above the former place. The
room was neatly and tastf nlly fit'ed, and was a
great improvement on the former quarters.
The report of the executive committee was
adopted, and W. D. Rogers was elected secre
tary for the ensuing year.
The following resolution was adopted.
Resolved, That the thanks of the chamber are
due and hereby tendered to Mr. Hiram Rogers
for his liberality and taste for making change
of room, and fitting the new room for the
chamber so pleasantly.
The resolutions of the Soldiers' Homestead
association editorially noticed elsewhere, were
presented and referred to the comirmtec on
Academy of Natural SciencesAnnual Elec
tion of Officers.
The following officers were elected at the
annual meeting of the Academy of Sciences,
last night:
PresidentC. H. Board man, M. D.
Vice Presidents1. Col. D. A. Robertson.
2. D. L. Kingsbury.
Recording SecretaryJ. B. Chaney.
Corresponding SecretaryR. O. Sweeny.
TieasurerM. N. Kellogg.
Librarian and CuratorA. J. Halsted.
J. T. Alley, M. D. Kimball Cullen,
Rev. D. R. Breed,
Thos. Bower,
H. A. Castle,
J. B. Chaney,
S. D. Flagg, M. D.
D. W. Hand, M. D.
J. T. Halsted,
Gen. R. W. Johnson,
M. N. Kellogg,
C. E. Mayo.
A. Ramsey,
D. A. Robertson,
R. O. Sweeny,
C. E. Smith, M. D.
H. W. Smith,
Miss E. A. Gill,
Mrs. E. W. Gilbert,
W. H. Wood,
D. L. Kingsbury,
I claim to exhibit the largest and best mu
seum, menagerie, circus and performing ani
mal show in the world. I claim to have more
money invested in my great show than any
man ever put into a similar enterprise. I
claim that my exhibtions spread more canvass,
maks a finer, more solid and substantial ap
pearanceon the road, inside, outside and all
aroundthan any show in existence. I claim
that for the past twelve years I have spent
more money in mo efforts to please.the public
than any showman*n this country. I claim to
be the first man who originated and introduced
the use of more than one tent to exhibit a
menagerie and circus. I claim to have more
men and horses in my service than any show
the world. Also, that I own and use more
palace coaches, cars and locomotives than any
other show in the world. I claim to have the
finest stock, and double the number of cages,
carriages, dens and vans, and finer looking,
than any show ever owned or required. And,
lastly, 1 claim and proclaim that such broad
and unqualified statements as I have made
should be substantiated therefore I offer
twenty-five thousand dollars to anybody any
where on the face of this broad earth, who can
show a menagerie, museum*, circus and per
forming animal exhibition, as extensive, ex
pensive and comprehensive as the great Fore
paugh show. This challenge excepts nobody,
and is open to all the world.
M?n..i.i xi- jp'clookwithabftrge, among her freteht being
Mr. Davidson then went on to tell that some *.Q56 aok o* oat.
ADAM FOBEPAUGH, Sole Proprietor.
The river at noon yesterday marked a decline
of half an inch, and now registers four feet
three and a half inches.
The Minnesota left at noon with a good trip,
both in passengers and freight.
The Northwestern is expected at noon to-day.
The Alexander Mitchell left St. Louis on Fri
day with an immense trip of hardware.
The Diamond Jo apr|ved last evening at 5
Remember to secure your minstrel tickets
for this evening.
Bridget Reirder swore out a complaint
against her husband Pat this morning, at the
municipal court.
Hon. 8. A. Hall, of Yellow Medicine, preached
a most impressive and logical sermon Sunday,
at Jackson street church.
J. P. Ferguson has the honor of being the
first rowdy committed to the, new work-house
sentencetwo weeks causea Sunday drunk.
Several small shad were fished out of the
Mississippi yesterday by anglers. They are
probably a part of the lot planted last year by
Seth Green.
A. J. Warnpier yesterday moved his drug
store into the apartment at the corner of Jack
son and Fourth streets, formerly occupied by
C. Caldwell's saloon.
The sidewalk patching that was done yester
day on both Bides of upper East Third street,
would be an immense improvement if contin
ued a block or two.
"Swede Annie's" place yesterday received
the devoted attention of Sergeant Clark, the
result being a man and woman languishing in
separate cells in the police station.
A restive horse managed to overturn the
DUgy to which it was attached, on Jackson
street, yesterday, and made a faint attempt to
run away, but was held fast by the bystanders
The eminent German comedian, Herr Las
surtz, arrived in St. Paul yesterday to arrange
for the production by his company of "Die
Armen und Reichen von New York," at the
Athenaeum, on June 2d.
Michael Clonan, another of the men impli
cated in the row at Sheehee's saloon some
weeks ago, and indicted for a deadly assault
upon John Borden was tried in the district
court yesterday and acquitted.
The Thompson-Donnelly investigation com
mittee of the board of education met yester
day afternoon, and brought the inquiry to an
end. A report was agreed on which will be pre
sented to the board at the next regular meet
O'Donavan Rossa, the celebrated and elo
quent Irish lecturer, will appear before a St.
Paul audience on the evening of June 11th.
His subject is "Irish liberty and English prison
life," and a rare entertainment is in store for
the St. Paul public.
Amusement seekers will be glad to learn that
the great menagerie and circus of Adam Fore
pa ugh will visit St. Paul late in June or early
in July. This is, without doubt, the most
complete show of its kind now traveling, and
merits all the patronage it is everywhere re
From St. Paul to Kansas City in 27 hours is
an achievement of which any railroad may be
proud. The excellent management and the
splendid condition of the line and rolling stock
of the St. Paul & Sioux City road are the chief
causes of this triumph. The reader is referred
to the fourth page for particulars.
The State will probably relieve William
Reinhardt from the necessity of forging any
more orders for clothes for some time to come,
as that young man was yesterday convicted of
the offense in the district court. He signed
the name of Mrs. Pottgeiser, of the Amencan
house, to an order for a brand new suit, but his
scheme didn't work.
The Georgia Minstrels, who play at the
Opera House to-night, claim to be superior to
any colored corps traveling. They boast of
four "end men," six comedians, a good orches
tra, and five vocalists, in all eighteen perform
ers, exponents of "refined minstrelsy." A St.
Paul audience will to-night have the opportu
nity of verifying these statements or other
There were seven head of the finest short
horn cattle at the stock yards yesterday, that
were ever seen in this State. These splendid
animals were purchased from the Murphy herd
of Ontario, for the Grandin Farm, D. T., at a
cost of $12,000. The two bulls, Major Craig
and Tom Scott, were magnificent fellows, and
no doubt will do much to improve the grade of
cattle in the Northwest.
The typos of the Minneapolis Tribune tele
graphed the boys of the GLOBE News Room last
night their acceptance of the latter's base ball
challenge, and state their willingness to scoop
them to-day at 3:30 p. M., if they, the GLOBE
boys, will go over at the time specified. I is
scarcely necessary to add that the GLOBE nine
were only too happy to telegraph their willing
ness to accommodate the Tribune in place and
The case of the State vs. Bernard Young, in
dicted for a criminal assault upon a young
girl named Sarah Robarge, is on trial in the
district court. The complaining witness is a
French miss of about 15, bright and intelligent,
and gave her evidence to the jury through an in
terpreter. She testified yesterday to vaiious
improper actions of the defendant in a clear,
straightforward manner, and did not aDpear to
be at all abashed by her position.
Two thoughtless or senseless youths tried on
Sunday to run into Collector Bickel's buggy.
That gentleman says it was not carelesssness,
but down right "deviltry," and to prevent
themselves from being recognized they slouchod
their hats over their eyes, and turned up their
coat collars, but Mr. Bickel, in spite of the
precaution^ recognized in the driver the
awkward boy who dragged off the wheel of C.
S. Uline's buggy at the park concert on Satur
Ellen Wright, the impersonater and reader
the rival of Mrs. Howard Paul, will give at
Unity Club rooms this evening, imitations of
Lucille Western in East Lynne Matilda Heron
as Medea Kate Bateman as Leah Charlotte
Cushman as Lady Macbeth Ristori as Queen
Elizabeth Mrs. Howard Paul as the old
maid. She will also give Mrs. Pardigal and
her five little boys Samy Gamp and Betsey
Prig. This will be an enjoyable entertain
The new addition to the Boat House is a
handsome improvement whichon regatta days
especiallywill be found a great boon to lady
visitors. The oarsmen who are to represent
the club at Peoria exercise every day. Yester
day they were all in the water, and showed
considerable skill and staying power. The
four-oars out yesterday, on the whole, pulled
well, but there was just a slight sign of weak
ness on the starboard side of the boat, which
practice, doubtless, will soon remove.
Sheriff Becht's illness all day yesterday was
the cause of much anxiety, not only to his
friends but to the whole community, and in
quiries were made at his office, and that of Dr.
Stamm at all hours of the day. At some
periods of the day it ws feared that he would
not live through an hour, and again there
would be some hope of his recovery. The at
tendant physician, Dr. Stamm, called in for
consultation Dr. Brisbine, and both gentlemen
concurred in the gravity and seriousness of the
case. At half-past twelve last night the patient
seemed to rally a little, and gave fresh hope to
the anxious watchers.
Pat Kelly again! I front of Guy' restaurant
on Third street last night about 12 o'clock this
youth of savory reputation made the night
hideous with his blasphemous and filthy mouth
ings. The officer arresting him said that the
oaths were the most fearful, and the language
the most disgustingly filthy he had ever heard.
Pat thought he had been hard done by, and in
a kigh pitched aggrieved tone, with a pitiful
expression upon his prepossessing countenance,
he complained bitterly of his arrest. He hadn't
done nothing, but the police had orders to run
him in if he was seen in the street after twelve.
He wanted them to get his pals, Jack Cook and
Jerry Mannery, to swear for him that he did no
swearing Sunday night. Held over till this
morning at 10 o'clock.
Martin in Trouble Again.
Will went back on Jennie after settling up
accounts and dividing the "swag" recovered
by the police from the American house robbery,
and with his share in his pocket he paid his de
voirs to the ogress of Robert street whose
blandishments had won the fickle'William.
The lynx-eyed sergeant of police, however, had
been following the movements of the erratic
youth and spotted him as he passed the portals
of the buxom siren's den. Such "nest-hiding"
being against the statutes and the peace and
dignity of the commonwealth, Officer Clark
quietly entered and dragged tbe amorous lum
berman from
''Ignis fatuus that bewitches
And leads men into pools and ditches."
'Guilty, your honor," said Martin, and paid
his fine off 10 And costs which Judge Flint ira
C. Davidson, editor of the Austin Register,
at the Cosmopolitan.
At the Clarendon: B. L. Claire, Lake Crys
tal J. H. Wood, Le Seuer G. Head, Dodge
Centre Amassa Borratt, Dodge Centre H.
Dodge, Melrose.
Mr. Emil Lasswitz, the talented German
comedian, is in the city, stopping at the Cos
mopolitan. He will shortly favor us with
several representations.
The following names appear on the register
of the Cosmopolitan hotel: Geo. Harris, Min
neapolis Wm. Clifton, Minneapolis W.
Sutherland, Austin C. H. Davidson, Austin
Hon. A. E. Bice, Willmar Hon. A. K. FinBeth,
Kenyon John Arnold, Milwaukee Miss Anna
Meyer, Milwaukee Emil Lasswitz, Chicago
Marcus Johnson, Atwater H. Ganz, Austin
Thos. Riley, Austin P. T. Mclntyre, Austin
Rev. L. Wurzeler, Henderson Mrs. Schow and
daughter, Owatonna Nathan Seeley, Farming
Arrivals at the Metropolitan: James Mc
Nench, Plainview A. B. Norden, Baltimore F.
A. Jones, New York T. B. Clements, Fari
bault C. K. Jones, City R. C. Benton, Minne
apolis Sohn V. Far well and wife. Chicago
Mrs. W. N. Terry, Chicago N. N. Crossett,
Faribault W. N. Townsend, New York W. M.
Hodgdon and family, Dubuque Mrs. J. M.
White, Montanna E. C. Vorney, Lake City W.
J. Kounts, Alegheny Mr. C. G*. Eastman, Ver
mont M. Doran, Le Seuer F. W. Leelay and
wife, Lake City J. N. Sweet and wife. Pitts
burgh A. N. Dare, Elk River G. B. Cooley,
Minneapolis 8. G. Anderson, Hutchinson
Liberty Hall and wife, Glencoe.
Arrivals at the Merchants: T. W. Hender
son, Hamilton H. S. Pingree, Detroit T.
Atkinson, Appleton C. M. Dittman, Farming
ton L. B. Edward, Minneapolis H. Davidge,
Michigan R. Campbell, Fort Garry M. Aran
sor, Philadelphia M. Johnson, Atwater G. G.
Msynard and wife, Atwater R. M. Wellington,
Clear Lake farm, Morris E. T. Howard, Red
Wing I. M. McKUrey, St. Cloud E. M. Moie
house, Owatonna C. W. Slayton, Berlin, Wis.:
J. Flesch, Philadelphia J. A. Johnson and
wife, Stillwater T. K. Little, Chicago E. B.
Smith, Chicago G. C. Chamber
lin. Sackson W. H. Stewart, Le Sueur
S. S. Titus, H. H. Titus, Sauk Centre W. S.
Wellington and wife, Albert Lea R. J. Mc
Gregor, R. R. Jewneps and son, E. C. Newson,
Windom Ira DeGraff. Winona J. C. McClure,
Red Wing P. W. Rahilly, M.O. Looghlin, Lake
City F. J. Fricke, Milwaukee R. F. Hersey,
Stillwater N. Donohoe and wife, Hammond:
R. J. MacBride, wife and children, Neilsville
F. W. Whitchcomb, S. L. Smith, Humbird,
Wis. Mrs. Cooley, Decorah Mrs. J. E. Morton,
Hastings Col. Colville and wife, Red
Wing S. L. Campbell, -Wabafihaw
D. Kennedy, Eau Claire, Wis.
M. Tarble, Chicago F. Hinton, Milwaukee J.
L. Thrne, Hastings W. Bristol, Chicago I. C.
Trowbridge. Waseca C. E. Mears, Oscelo T. T.
Wood worth, Chicago.
United States Circuit Court.
The following is a list of the petit jurors
drawn yesterday to serve during the term of
the United States circuit court, to commence
here on the 17th prox.:
L. O. Tombler, Wyoming A. S. Cowley,
St. Paul L. C. Cummings, Lake Crystal John
P. Larkin, St. Paul H. C. Hodgman, Red
Wing Daniel Benson, Gordon Wm. Fowler,
Cottage Grove Leonard Grates, Chaska: Albert
Armstrong, St. Paul Chas. Parker, Pine Is
land M. L. Higgins, Minneapolis Wm. A.
Hobbs, Taylor's Falls Wm. B. Mabie, Elk
River Herman Hell, Sibley Asa Garland,
Greenleaf M. C. White, Minneapolis Samuel
Bowles, Belle Plaine Thos. J. Howe,
Owatonna Edwin Hedderly Minne
apolis Edward M. Cox, Afton D. F.
Fuller, Monticello L. H. Libby, Kings
ton Samuel Leonard, Shakopee Henry Ames,
Litchfield: D. C. Johnson, Lakeville John
Murray, Excelsior John H. Strong, Isanti
Findley McCormick. St. Paul Henry Body,
Nicollet Enoch Holmes, Carver William
Smith, Le Sueur Thomas Kennedy, Shakopee
Percival Barton, Dakota county E. Flem
ing, Cambiidge City C. L. Brown, Willmar
Archibald Peers. Rushseba.
The jurors are expected to report at 2 o'clock,
P. M., on the 18th of June.
District Court.
(Before Judge Wilkin. 1
The State vs. Michael Clonan. Assault with
a deadly weapon with intent to do great bodily
harm. Jury impannelled and cause tried on
the evidence. Verdict of not guilty. County
Attorney Rogers for prosecution C. M. McCar
thy for defense.
The State vs. William Reinhardt. Forgery of
an order for clothes. Jury impannelled and
cause tried on the evidence. Verdict of guilty
as charged in the indictment. County Attor
ney Rogers for prosecution, W. W. Erwin for
The State vs. Bernard Young. Assault with
intent to commit rape upon Sarah Robarge.
Jury impannelled. Case on trial.
[Before Judge Brill.
10,941. Anton Springer vs. Matilda Greene
et al. Continued indefinitely by consent.
10,960. Chas. N. Bell vs. Webster Smith.
Case tried and taken under advisement.
Probate Comft.
(Before Judge O'Gorman. I
Andrew Anderson and Fredericka Goote.
Examined and adjudged insane.
Municipal Court.
Before Judge Flint.]
William Martin visiting a house of ill-fame.
Paid a fine of $10 and costs.
James T. Ferguson drunkenness. Com
mitted to the workhouse for fourteen days.
Patrick Kelly disorderly. Remanded until
John H. Smith assault and battery. Set for
trial to-day.
The Immortal Cary.
The Library association had determined to
place all the seats for "The Great Concert" at
the uniform price of one dollar, but on count
ing noses found that with every seat sold the
expenses would only hardly be met. They
were obliged therefore to adopt a graded scale
which will probably suit the purses of more
people and afford a slight profit if all the seats
are sold, and can it be otherwise? The bare
opportunity of listening to one of the world's
greatest artists just in the zenith of her pow
ers, is one never befor offered our citizens, and
easily worth four times the price of any ordi
nary concert, and in this we considetlBflot the
more than ordinary attractions of "The Har
monia Quartette," the oldest and best organ
ization of the kind in Chicago and chosen as
personal friends of the great prima donna. All
things considered this is the cheapest offer ever
made to-us. St. Paul must not be caught nap
ping when one of the immortal names steps
aside from her royal route thro' the earth to
take in our little town. Reserved seats Tues
day morning.
Georgia Minstrels.
To.night this jolly troupe of genuine cork
artists will make their always annual welcome
appearance. The advertisment calls for 18 ac
complished performers, six great comedians,
four boss end men, champion song and dance
artists, silver cornet band, etc., etc. All for
25c, 35c and 50c. which of itself will secuie a
crowded house. We clip the following from
the Atchinson Champion of Nov. 20:
The Original Georgia Minstrels arrived in
town yesterday, and appeared on the streets
to-day in uniform. They paraded the streets
with their most excellent and well drilled sil
ver cornet band discoursing music as they
marched. They paused in front of the Patriot
and Cftampion offices, and favored us with the
best street parage it has been our pleasure to
listen to. This troupe is, without doubt, the
best that travels.
Owing to a contemplated change in our bus
iness, we will, from this date, close out our en
tire stock at and below cost for CASH.
The regular monthly meeting of the Capitol
Building society occurs to-night at Association
hall on Robert Btreet.
Additional homesteads for sale by
Pioneer Press building.
BBIGGSIn this city, at 7 :46 A. Sunday, May
26,1878, John O. Briggs, aged 21 years and four
months. Funeral service* at his mother's residence, No. 146
St. Peter street, at 7:80 v. u., Tuesday, 28th hut.
Friends are invited to attend.
The remain* will be taken to Sauk Rapids on
Wednesday morning, for interment.
BENTHouse on Tltton avenue, between Wa
and 8t. Peter streets. 8even rooms with
closets, good cellar and cistern. Bent to suit the
times only $15.00 per month in advance. None
need apply but a good tenant.
129 82 Minnesota street.
BENT.A Farm at Lake Gomo. comprising
the Improved Land within limits of the so
called Lake Oomo Park, lying north of the "Lake
Johanna Road," together with tbe Buildings and
other improvements situate thereon, the same being
known as the Ayd place. By order of the Commit
tee on Public Parks, M. J. O'CONNOB,
113-tf City Clerk
[Organized and Commenced Business, May,
President. Secretary.
Amount loaned on real estate se
curity, (first liens,) $ 171,493 00
Interest due and accrued on bond
and mortgage loans 3,990 69
Maiket value of bonds and btocks
owned 172,737 50
Amount loaned on collateral se
curity, (market value $7,505.00) 4,050 00
Cash on hand and in bank 14,413 43
Interest due and accrued on bonds
and stocks not included in mar
ket value 400 00
Interest due and accrued on col
lateral loans 144 70
Premiums in due course of collec
tion 10,115 95
Aggregate amount of all actual
available assets $377,345 27
Gross claims for losses
adjusted and unpaid.
Losses in process of ad
justment, or in sus
pense $5,030 50
situation by a gentleman who has
had 30 years experience aa an accountant. Will
accept employment in any merchandizing line or
aa traveler. Address,
81- ACCOUNTANT. Globe Office.
OB STOLENA dark bay mare, 18
hands with white stocking behind, weight
about 850 pounds, sore back from harness. Any in
formation leading to her recovery wffl be suitably
rewarded at 105 West Third street, St. Paul.
Insurance Company.
2,749 68
Net amount of unpaid losses..
Amount required to safely re-in
sure all outstanding risks
All other demands against the
7,780 18
70,672 90
636 18
Total liabilities, except capi
tal and net surplus $79,089 26
Joint stock capital paid up in
cash 200,000 00
Surplus beyond capital 98,256 01
Aggregate liabilities, including
paid up capital and surplus $377,345 27
3. INCOME, 1877.
Gross cash premiums
received $148,904 50
Deduct re-insurance,
rebate and return
premiums 18,383 25
Net cash actually received for pre
miums $180,541 25
Interest received on bonds and mort
gages 10,975 48
Interest and dividends received
from all other sources 9,654 43
Total income $ 151,171 16
4. 1&PEND1TURES, 1877.
Grass amount paid for
losses $79,334 85
Deduct salvage and re
insurance 1,559 15
Net amount paid for losses $77,775 70
Cash dividends actually paid 20,000 00
Salaries of officers, clerks and other
employes 20,940 00
Paid for commission and brokerage 22,235 93
Amount paid for State, national
and local taxes 4,285 03
All other expenditures, viz: 16,125 28
Aggregate cash expenditures
during the year. $161,361 94
Total amount of outstanding
risks Dec. 31, 1877 $14,077,250 11
Total premiums received, from
organization of company to
date 1,822.929 17
Total losses paid from organiza
tion of company to date 1,174,359 05
Amount of risks taken None.
Whereas, The Hoffman Fire Insurance Com
pany of the State of New York, has filed
in this department a sworn statement exhibiting
its condition and business for the year ending
December 31st. 1877, and has otherwise fully
complied with the requirements of the insur
ance laws of this State.
Now Therefore, I, A. R. McGill, Insurance
Commissioner of the State of Minnesota, do
hereby certify that the above named Company
is fully empowered, through its authorized
agents, to transact its appropriate business of
Fire Insurance in this State, according to the
laws thereof, until the 31st day of January, A.
D. 1879,
Witness my hand and official Beal this 27th
day of May, 1878.
Insurance Commissioner.
70 East Third Street,
St. "Paul, Minn.
The undersigned have entered into a general part
nership in the
Paper Boi Manufactory Business,
Under the firm name of
The business will be conducted at the old stand of
Mr. Giesen's.
No. 10 West Third Street.
The new firm respectfully solicits the patronage of
old customers, and hope by fair dealing to gain many
new ones.
May 1st, 1878. J. GIESEN,
131-37 E HAAS.
N W Fuel Co., St. Paul Offices:
GBIGGB & JOHNSON, 29E. 3d Street.
HI 8AUX8EBS 4 AGKJCB, U2 E, 3d Street
Estate tail Sale
Tuesday, ]\Iay *^8tli,
At 10 O'clock a.m.
On the Lot to be sold Corner Fifth and Fort
StreetsLot 6, Block 14, Rice &
Irvine's Addition. 60 fee*
front by 150 feet
at 1 1 a. no., at Corner of Arundel and Jay
Streets, Lots in lackubiii & Mar-
shall's Addition in Blocks
4, 9, 10. 11. 13,
15 and 16.
Real Estate Agents and Auctioneers.
CITY OF ST. PAUL, MINN., May 27, 1878.
Sealed bids will be received by the Board of
Public Works, in and for the corporation of the
city of St. Paul, Minnesota, at their ofhee, in
said city, until 12 M. on the ICth day of June.
A. D. 1878, for the construction of sidewalks in
front of all lots and lands situated and de
Scribed as follows, and lying and being in said
city, to-wit-
On south side of 4th street, in front of lots
6, 7 and 8. block 23, St. Paul Proper.
On north side of 6th street, in front of lots
13 and 14, block 3, St. Paul Proper.
On north side of 7th street, in front of lots
12 and 13, block 12, Bazille & Guerin's Ad
On north bide of 7th street, in front of lots
8, 9, 10, 11, and west 25 feet of lot 12, block
20, P.obert & Randall's Addition.
On east side of Lafayette avenue, in front of
lots 4 and 5, block 4, Bass' Addition.
On east side of Douglass street, fiom Fort
street to Goodrich avenue.
On east side of Forbes street, in front of lots
8, 9, 10 and 11, block 2, Leech's Addition.
On the south side of Pearl street, between
Jackson and Canada streets, except the portion
recently laid.
On the north side of Somerset street, in front
of lot 11, block 2, Davton's Addition.
On the south side of Waverly street, in front
of lots 11 and 16, Bass' Sub-division of block 4,
Bass' Addition.
On east side of John street, in front of lot 5,
block 25, Kittson's Addition.
On both sides of Sibley street, between 4th
ard 7th streets.
Said sidewalks are to be built in accordance
with plans and specifications on file in the
office of said Board.
A bond, with at least two sureties, in a sum
of at least 20 per cent, of the gross amount bid,
must accompany each bid.
The said Board reserves the right to reject
any or all bids.
H. M. RICE. President.
Official: K. L. GORMAN,
Clerk Board of Publie Works. 134-144
CITY OF ST. PAUL, MINN., May 24th, 1878.
Sealed bids will bo received by the Board of
Public Works in and for the corporation of the
City of St. Paul, Minn., at their office in said
city, until 12 m. on the 6th dav of June,
A. D. 1878, for the
in s-il city, according to plans and specifica
tion i file in the office of said Board.
A id, with at least two sureties, a sum
of t, ist 20 per cent, of the gross amount bid,
mn.t. ^.-company each bid.
The said Board reserves the right to reject
any or all bidf=.
H. M. RICE. President.
Official: R. L. GORMAN,
131-141 Clerk Board of Public Works.
will be received for ten days from date hereof,
for the erection of a
in tlys Sixth Ward of thK city. Said building
to be built according to the plan and specifica
tions now in possession of the Board of Educa
tion, and to be ready for occupancy September
1st, 1878. Parties interested can see the plans
at rooms of E. P. Bassford, Ingersoll Block.
The party to whom the contract is awarded will
be required to give bonds for the faithful per
formance of the work, etc.
The Board reserves the right to reject anv
and all bids.
St. Paul, May 20, 1878.
127-36 Chairman Com. on Property.
Sealed Proposals
Will be received at the office of the undersiirned.
No. 112 East Third street, Saint Paul, until 12
m. on the third day of June, 1878, for Twenty
seven Thousand Dollars ($27,000) City of
St. Paul Sewerage Bonds!
Maturing in 2o years from May 1st, 1878, bear
ing seven per cent, interest, payable semi
annually, at the Financial Agency of the City
of Saint Paul, in the city of New York. These
Bonds will be issued in denominations of
One Thousand I3olla:rs Eacli.
No bid will be entertained at less than par
and accrued interest from May 1st. 1878, as
provided by law.
St. Paul, May 18, 1878.
Chairman Committee Ways and Means, City
of St. Panl, State of Minnesota. 125-34
annual meeting of the stockholders
of the First Division of the St Paul & Pacific
railroad company, for the purpose of electing direct
ors and for the transaction of such other business aa
may lawfully come before such meeting, will bo held
at the office of the company, the city of St. Paul,
State of Minnesota, lt)3 Jackson street, in said city,
on Tuesday, the eleventh day of June, A. D. 1878, at
10 o'clock in the forenoon.
Dated May 21st, 1878
Directors of the First Divhuop of tb St, Pnl
Paoino railrosd company, v}i
itenuaioaaWM^MBHii i
MAN, Mas. HOWABO PAU L, with scenes from DICK-
ENS, original comic characters, etc., at
Under Unity Church,
Tuesday Evening, May 28th, at 8 O'clock.
Admission, 25 cents. Half profits for the Flower
Mission. saUtues
TUESDAY, MAY S^, l^T-=*.
Georgia Minstrels
AB remodeled, enlarged and improved embrace*
1 8 Accomplished Performers 18
Great Comedians 6
-t lloss End 3Ien 4
Champion Song and Dance Artist*
Splendid Ni\ Corn et Band
A Kflicient Orchestra'.
A. Superior Voc al Corps:
All exponents of refined Minstrelsy.
Popular Prices, 25, 3 5 and 50 Cents.
ANNIE Strau,,
Opera House J^J JE May 30th,
Thursday Evening.
Assisted by the HARMONI\ QUARTETTE, con
sistinK of Mrs J. A Farwel!, eoprauo Mrs.
Balfour, contralto Mr. R.'T Howard, lei or Mi.
L,. Sloan, basso. Assisted by Mr. Fiank 1
Baird, accompanist
Ftrat three rows Parquetta Circle, and lirst two
rows Dress Circle, o0 all other seuts down
stairs, SI '-5 all other seatd in Dresa Circle, i 00
Gallerj tickets, 50c. No extra charge for rescued
seatH. Seats sold TUESDAY, MAY Q8th, at 8 A.
Only six seats can be reserved b} one person. Thr
line of purchasers at Box Office will be rigidly main
tained b\ aid of police if necesir 1J9-1 id
Sioax City Mite!
Once More to the Front,
Fast Express Train
Leasang St. P.\ul at 2:15 p. and arming at Kan
sas Citj at 5:50 m. next day. Keturnirg, loa\o
Kansas C.t at 10:30 a. m., and arrive at St Panl at
1:40 m. uettddj,
BEATING tie Time of all Rival Routes
Two to Twelve Hours
THIS I S Tin-:
FastestTrain iii llieklliivrs
J35~ Papbenger6 bj this Route sa\e
10 hum?* inn,* lirhivn St. Paul and Dmaiia.
h\\l burs \mlielwrni St. PaulL
i) lo 12 liiHih tinii1
IIPIWITII St. hi Tr\as.
And make clobe connections OM\HA for
And in KANSAS CITY with i:\eningnv.nt-bount
TianiHOu Kant-as l'aeihc and Atchit-on, Ti'itka .'c
Santa IV Railro.idB foi Kansas and Colorado, ^nd
also With the
Texas Express Oyer theH. K.&T.R. H.
IB composed of the St. Paul & Sioux Cit Sioux Oiv
& Pacific-, aud Kaus.au Citj, St. Joeeph (Vunr I
Blufls Railroads is firbt-ilaHSinallits appointment*,
with elegant Sleeping Coach.-s, Miller Platform-.
WiHtiughoune Automatic Brakes, capabli Train
OlhcialH and courteous Attendants
passes down the beautiful Missouri Valley IJY DAY
LIGHT, through the flourishing cities of'sioiix City,
Council ltlnftn, Omaha, St Jupeph, Atchion, Lea\en
worth aud Kansas Cit and makes close i oanections
with all incoming and outgoing Trams in those uties.
It is, in fact, the
:ll' EV'I'lll'l
iln' WM
IV BllnrrH
The new tune schedule takes effect on MONDAY,
May 20th, 1H78, and Maps and Through Time Talle
will be issued in a few dajs. In th.'meantime, msitt
that jour tickets read VIA ,s/0? A 11 Y, and do
not accept an other kind
Thcj can be purchased from CH S II PETSGU,
Tickrt Agcn'-, N W comer third and Jaeksc
streets, Ht Paul, and at the Depot, font of Jacks i
street and in Minneapolis from \S' TLIJTR,
Ticket Agent, No 8 Washington A\enue, and fro
SKILES M.WLON, Tu ket Agents, under th
Nicollet House, and at St. Paul Pacific Depot
Passengers from Alnmeapohs should take the :'V\
p.m. tram on the Minneapolis* St Louis Hailroatl,
whieh makes close connection at Merriam Junction
with th"
General Manager. Hupenntcnelent.
J. C. BOYDEN, Gen'l Pass, and Ticket \-'t.
125-54 S PAUL, Sioux CIT\ RAILKOM
Northern Pacific R. R.
Northern Pacific Railroad, and Northwestern
Express, Stage & Transporta-
tion Company.
Trains leave St. Paul for Bismarck on and alter
March 18th, 1878, at 7:30 A. M. daily, except Sunda',
mak.ng the trip 22 hours, connecting at Bismartif
with daily line of stages for Deadweod.
1st Class. 2d Class. Emigr'r/.
8t. Paul to Biumarck $22 00 $18 00 JS18
8t. Paul to Deadwood 45 00 40 (X) 27
Duluth to Bismarck 22 50 17 50 17
Dulnth to Deadwood 42 00 38 00 25
By taking this route you tecure elegant Palaee
Sleeping Cars to Bismarck, to a point 75 miles near i
Deadwood than via any other route to the Blae'
Hills. First and second-class passengers are carru
in first-class Concord coaches from Bismarck to
Deadwood. Emigrant passengers are earned in cox
ered freight wagons For further information ap
ply to or address Northern Pacific Railroad offie
No. 4) Jacksou street, St Panl.
General Passenger Agent,
General Manager. 59
Minne-Ua-ha Carriage Works.
Corner Seventh and Sibley Streets,
Repairing promptly atUnd*! to. Pull itoclt OKI
d new bn|finoldt bottom pricff

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