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THE BMW BRIBER. MAKING TROUBLE FOR MMPttMSitN TATI FE SPRINGER. A Thorough Investigation of the $5,000 Letter Promised— Growing Conviction Among Iho Republicans That "Wash i* Guilty— Their Reports Probably to boSub mltted to the House— The Motives for Weaver* Vote Explalned-Indlcatious That the New York Democrats Will Patch Up a Compromise— Notes of the Republi can Campaign. WASH BURN BRIBERY. STATEMENT OF REPRESENTATIVE STRINGER. [Special Telegram to the Globe.l Washington, March Representative Springer states that the charges of corruption and bribery brought against him will be thor oughly investigated. He further Bays the statement is made that I promised to agree to whatever conclusion the sub-committee might recommend after their investigation. To have done such a thing as that would be to sign away my individual judgment and opinion.and if at any time I may have indicated that I was disposed to favor Donnelly, it was before I had heard Washburn's case as stated by Gen. Kiefer, and I had heard but one side. But I can't Bay more until the investigation. I shall ask for a committee to investigate the subject, and do not care whether it is entirely com posed of Manning's friends or of Republicans, provided it shall consist of .gentlemen. Of course it would not be proper to have the _ sub ject investigated by the elections committee, of which both Manning aud myself aro mem bers. REPUBLICANS ADMITTING WASHBUKN's GUILT. Washington Special (April 1) to Louisville Courier-Journal. | A Democratic member of the committee said to-night that by the principles of the election law bribery proven on a party to a contract makes him ineligible, and subjects him to criminal prosecution; besides, where the elec tion has been procured by frau-i, the number of ballots so affected are to be deducted, and if they are numerous enough to five the contest ant a majority, the latter is elected. Applying this rule to the present case, Donnelly should be entitled to the seat. Tho committee will re port the case to the House, when there will i c both a majority and minority report, and it may be that there will be a third report, in which case the final disposition of the question becomes problematical. This vote is a curious commentary on the talk which has been going the rounds of the press that the attempt t». oust Washburn was for the purpose of stealing his seat for a Democrat. Washburn's successor iB for the people of bis district to choose, and may be a Republican yet. There is a general feeling, even extending to some Republicans, that Washburn is really guilty of bribery, and has been justly dealt with by the committee. weaver's motives. A Washington special to the New York World, accounting for Weaver's position in the Donnelly-Wa-vhburn contest, Bays: Weaver is not disposed to hasten action in the matter, inasmuch as be would prefer to have the Cur iin-Yocum case first disposed of in the House. The majority report in that case favored a new election, but Mr. Weaver hopes to defeat this report with the aid of tho Republicans, so as to keep bis fellow Groenbacker seated. It is said that if Weaver could feel certain that the Re publicans would back him in his fight for Yo cum he would not hesitate about casting his ballot in the committee for Washburn. At any rate, it is said, he will not consent w> the seating of Donnelly. NEW YORK DEMOCRATS. orrosiNtt factions aubanoinq a comphomise. | Special Telegram to the Globe. J New Youk, April 4.— The opiniou is growing that the quarreling between Tammany hall aud Irving hall will in some way . be stopped- Politicians of both sides pay that a truco of some sort will probably be arranged, which will last at loast until after the^'residential election. The World says editorially today: "Tammany ball shows, as it seems to us, a fair disposion to compromise with Irving hall, and representing as Tammany hall does a number of Democratic electors larger than Irving hall, this disposition is commendable." Peter Cooper, who in the campaign of 1876 was the candidate ef tho Greenback-Labor party for President, gives notice of his final re tirement from active participation in politics. THE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN. MISSOURI FOB QUANT. | Special Telegram to the Globe. | St. Louis, April 4.— Of thirteen Missoari Republican county conventions yesterday sev en instructed their delegates to the State con vention in favor of Grant, and twe others are believed to have done the same. One instruct-, ed in favor of Blaino and threo chose mixed delegations. ANTI THIBD TERM MOVEMENT. Letters and telegrams are being constantly received by the an ti- third term Republican committee here relative to the national conven tion in May, and committees on transporta tion, etc., have been appointed. Co-operation is assured from lowa, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kentucky, Kansas, Illinois, Ohio and Arkansas since the call was issued. New York will participate if assured of Western support. BLATNE BLUSTER. [Special Telegram to the Globe.) Washington, April 4.— The secretary of the National Blame club says: Blame will go into the Chicago convention with over 300 delegates, within twenty votes of the nomination. MIBSOURI LABOR GREENBACK PARTY. | Westerln Associated Press.] St. Louis, April 4.— Britton A. Hill, chair man of the State executive committee of tho National Greenback Labor party, has issued a call for conventions to be held in each Con gressional district of this State, May 20, to choose delegates to the National Greenback convention to be held in Chicago June 9. New York City Briefs. New York, April 3. — The inter-collegiate athletic association will have its annual meet ing at Motte on the last Saturday of May. Prizes will be given at the close of the games. When the four steam yachts building at Chester, Philadelphia andNewbury are finished they will make a race for a purse of $60,000. A referee has been appointed in the proced ings instituted by J. Wilton Brooks to declare void the recent election, of trustees of the Bpmimg Express. All shipwright?, joiners and other employes in the naval construction department were dis charged to-day from the navy yard, and the force will be reorganized with a view to in creased efficiency. Relented After Faring Kino Shots. Pkoria, 111., April 4.— At midnight last night almost a tragedy occurred at Parker's Corner, seven miles west of Peoria. Thos. Waehburn entered the room of his divorced wife, fired nine shots at her bed, two from a shot can and seven from a revolver, wounding her twice in the breast and head. He then kicked her head and face. She begged for mercy and he aelentcd. and attempted to bind up her wounds and cared for her until 5 o'clock this morning, when he took to the woods. Sheriff Hitchcock is after him and will have him to-morrow. The woman may recover. 10 Acre Garden Lots», one mile from the bridge, in West St. Pdul, at $50 per acre. A. K. Babnum, -2G East Third street. 11A1D oi\ CUBA.' Reported Organisation of a Filibustering Organisation to Sail from Delaware. [Special TeUgram to the Globe.] . Washington, April 4.— Discovery of a *BBherue to Bend a filibustering expedition to Cuba from some poiut on the coast of tho United States, was repotted in Washington last evening. Tho story, whlok originated in New York, was that Lewes, Del., was to be the point of departure, and that the Spanish min ister in this city had received such definite informa tion on the subject that he had brought the matter to the attention of Secretary Evarts, who had taken measures to prevent the departure of any vessel on such an unlawful mission. The Spanish minister when informed of these rumora said that he had for Borne time beeu aware that such au expedition was fitting out somewhere on the coast of the United States, but had been unable to discover the port from which it was to depart. He had no information that it had been discovered at Lewes, but the situation of that port was bo favorable for the preparation and escape of a filibuster that he would not be surprised to learn that it had been chosen as the base of oper ations. The latest definite new* received at the Spanish legation in this city is that Senor Oaroia, who has been one of the most prominent and active of the Cuban patriots in this country, had suddenly disappeared. This has led to the supposition that the expedition has either started or is about to start. FOX THE WHEAT BELT. The Rush of Kmlgrauts Through Chic for the Northwest. 1 Special Telegram to tho Globo] Chicago, April 4.— Tho emigrant travel through Chicago wostward is simply enormous. The railroad companies are taxed to furnish cars for the trans portation of this class of passengers. In this tide of travel all the nationalities of Europe are represented. Their destinations cover every one of the Western and Northwestern Slates, and some of the Territo ries. A majority, however, are ticketed to Manito ba. Those destined to that frosty frontier are mostly emigrants from Canada and Nova Scotia. Since the first of the year the movement has been steady in that direction. Trains of ten and fifteen coaches have been employed in transporting colo nies of these settlers after new homos. Thursday three special trains were employed in bringing emi grants from Detroit. About 1,900 of these people passed thiough Chicago on that day. They were mostly bound for Manitoba. Some are intending to settle on the line of the Northern Pacific railroad in Northern Minnesota and Dakota. Yesterday the number of emigrants that arrived via the Michigan Central was about 1,500. FREEING IRELAND. Convention of Irish Agitators Collected at Philadelphia— Scheme for Organizing an Armed Revolution. [Special Telegram to the Globe. Philadelphia, April 4.— The Irish convention called to meet here June 25. is likely to prove of some importance. J. O'Donovan Rossa, the Fenian leader, and others of that stamp, are at tho head of it. Circulars were sent out to the principal cities asking all Irish societies to send delegates. Tho ob ject is to free Ireland from British rule. One of the leaders in the movement said to-day, "We intend to throw 100,000 rifles into Ireland and put them into the hands of men trained to their use Dy army veter ans. With such a force we can raise the flag of rev olution so it will have some chance of floating. Wo want to raise money, two or three millions. Unless we have that much it will be no use. Wo can pur chase 100 (100 rifles and teach 100,000 men how to use them. We will get them into Ireland one way and another, and although the Irish are not a thoroughly patriotic race, still we count on having half a million. One man out of every ten will join tin. A third of the English army is composed of Irit-h, and one half of this will join us." A BAD FOOTE. A. S. Fuute.One of the Propii»t-jrsof the La Croßßo Democrat, Arrested for At tempting to Burn the Democrat Building —Also Charged With Forgeries on His Fathor-in-law. [La Crosse Chronicle.] LaCrosse has been agog to-day, and au excite ment such as not frequently occurs here or any where else, has prevailed over the arrest of Alpheus 8. Fcote, junior member of the firm t f Pomeroy & Fuote, editors and proprietors of Pumeroy's Demo era/, on a charge of attempting to burn the Demo crat building by placing a box of r-ai-cr containing a lighted candle in such a place that when it burned down to a certain point the paper would catch fire aud communicate tho flames to the biu'lding. Last evening the police were called upon, not particularly to their surprise, to effect the ar rest of A. S. Foote, proprietor of Pomeroy's Democrat, upon tho charge of attempting to destroy by fire tho building occupied by them as a printing office. The facts of the case are aa follows, as gathered from Mr. Huntsman, who made the complaint, and Chief of Polico Hatch, who made the arrest: About half-past 6 o'clock last evening Mr. Huntsman, managing editor of Pomeroy's Dem ocrat, being in the orlice later than nsual, had occa sion to go from his apartment to the room formerly occupied by Mr. Pomeroy as a private apartment. The nsual entrance door he fouud himself unable to open, and consequently went t. round by the bath room and water closet. In passing through this room he discovered in a corner concealed from view a cigar box filled with paper aud other combustibles, in the middle of which a lighted candle stood up right. Mr. Hjuatsmau is a calm and clear-headed man, but his luieea trembled and his head whirled at this discovery. No person had access to this portion of the building except himself and Mr. Foote. There were no outer windows, and when the candle, which was timed to reach the paper in tareo or four hourp, had burned low, and the inevitable conflagration started, there was no possibility of discovery f lorn outoide until the center of the building was in a blaze, which oil our lire facilities w ould have failed to extinguish until it had consumed the adjacent Opera house with all its valu able immovable contends, and perhaps other property near at hand. Mr. Huntsman comprehended aUthis as ho gazed at the unique but most effectual slow match, which had been provided to do this destruc tive work. He then, without removing or disturbing the position of anything, extinguished the caudlo and sought Postmaster Charles Seymour, to whom the startling story was told. Mr. Seymour at once com municated with Chief of Police Hatch, who upon consultation with these two gentlemen, deemed that evidence enough existed in Mr. Huntsman's state ment to warrant the arrest of Mr. Foote on a charge of arson. It has been known for many mouths in this office that Mr. Foote had been charged with forging the name of his father-in-law as an endorse ment upon certain notes, aggregating some where from three to five thousand dollars, which had been used to pay bills incurred by the firm of Pomeroy & Foote. Some of th*-se notes Mr. Vincent is said to have fathered aud will have to pay if he has not already paid them. But since the ar rest of Mr. Foote new forgeries have been devel oped, we are told, until the whole sum of forged pa per approaches, or may even exceed $10,000. The last forgery of $2,500 is a note barely a month old, and a bank in this city is the victim. It is under stood that the latest developments are of a nature that have set Mr. Vincent's face against the prisoner, and if this Is true he will probably have a hard chance for freedom . The constables havo been serving attachments on Foote wherever they could find anything that did not belong to the postmaster, since the arrest, most of them being for employes to whom wages are due. A Heroic Deed. | Wright County Times. | There is still a few heroes living, prominent among whom is Frank Harrison, a fireman on one of the freight trains of the St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba road. As his train was rounding a curve neir Wayzeta last Sun day, the engineer discovered a man lying on the track, so near that he could not stop the train before reaching him. At the imminent peril of his life, Harrison climbed through the cab window, ran along the foot-board, and jumping from the pilot to the track, snatched the body from its perilous place just in time to avoid its being crushed by the locomotive. The exer tion wrenched him severely, but ho will be ready for duty again in a few days. The man he rescued was drunk and asleep. Two or three colds in succession will often establishthe seeds of consumption in the sys tem, converting what wis originally a simple, curable affection, into one generally fatal. While ordinary prudence, therefore, makes it the business of every one to take care of a cold until it is got rid of, intelligent experience pre sents a remedy in Dr. Jayne's Expectorant, thoroughly adapted to remove speedily all coughs and colda, and equally effective in the primary stages of consumption, asthma and bronchitis. Reed's Gilt 1-Jijre Tonic purifies the blood, restores the appetite and stimulates the diges tion. See advertisements of clothes wringers for -5 1 and burglar proof checks for 25 cents. ©mill ST. PAUL, MONDAY MORNING, APRIL 5, 1880. ENGLISH ELECTIONS. BEACONSFIELD MINISTRY GBEATLT DEJECTED. The Premier Morose and Dowu-llearted— Overhauling the Archives for Documents Not Desirable for tho New Ministry to ~~Beo— Speculations as to the Probable Per sonnel of the New Government— The Vati can and the Jesuits **. Franco—Miscel laneous Old World News. > ENGLAND. JSEACONSEIELD DOWNHEARTED. I Special Cablegram to the Glbbe.] London, April 4.— Lord Beaconsfield and other prominent officers of the government re turned to London yesterday, and naturally are very muoh dejected over the defeat they have sustained in all parts of the kingdom. It is reported that Beaconßficld will resign before tho opening of parliament. He is very down hearted at the unexpected turn of affairs, and refuses to see anybody except his most intimate personal friends. Minor officials of the gov ernment, acting under the direction of Bea con afield and the other leaders now here, are to-day overhauling the records of the various departments, and a vigorous search is in pro gress for such political documents as it is un desirable the incoming ministry should Bee M handle. BIINISTEKIAL SPECULATIONS. I Western Associated Press. 1 London, April — The Observer of this morn ing says: We understand there will be no de cision whether tho government shall resign at once or await an adverse vote f f the liberal majority is ascertained. After the result of the polling on Friday became known a special messenger was sent to Baden Baden with dis patches for the queen.. Wo have reason to be lieve that Gladstone disapproves of the ar rangement suggested in various quarters that he accept a subordinate office ill the new admin istration. He still adheres to his in tenion of not resuming office, but will cordially support the recognized liberal leaders, Earl Granville and the Marquis of Hartington. The reports current about the composition of the new ministry are obviously premature, as there has been no consultation between the liberal leaders on the subject: We mention the following reasons as possessing a certain amount of probability, although relying as yet on no basis of ascertained fact. It is said the Earl of Derby will be offered- the foreign office. It he refuses, as is probable, the office will be assigned to Lord Kimberley. W. E. Forster will be minister of colonies; Gospen, chancellor of the exchequer; Lord Card well, secretary of war; Mr. Childers, first lord of the admiralty; Sir William Vernon Harcourt, Sir Charles Dilkc and Mr. Fawcett as representatives of the advanced section of the party will occupy seats in the new cabinet. Lord Roseberry it may also be taken for granted will hold an important position in tho liberal administra tion. ; /I' ; ' ELECTION NOTES. Dr. Konealy, who wes defeated at Stoke upon-Trent on Friday, was at tho bottom of the poll, which stood an follows: _ W. Woodall, liberal, 12,130; N. Broadhurst, liberal, 11,394; Robert Heath, conservative, 5,126; Dr. Kenea ly, 1,091. . Heath was returned to the last par liament by 6,180, and Kenealy by 6,110. The following candidates were elected yes terday : Michael Arthur Bass, liberal, for Staf fordshire, re-elected; Henry Wiggans, liberal, for East Staffordshire, succeeding 8. C. AUsopb, conservative, liberal gain ; Donald Currie, lib eral, for Perehshire, a liberal gain. In 186S Drummond Mowry. conservative, was elected for Perehshire by 2,439 votes, the liberal can didate, Hon. Algernon F. Gieville, receiving 2,253. .-. >;.ov. . ■'■•; ' • -■.'■••"-: ---■ THE POLICY. The Times, ia a leading article, this morn ing, says: We do not hesitate to predict that when the liberal government co <iv >4 into pow er its policy respecting the external relations of the empire will be precisely coincident with the counsels we urged upon the Beaconsfield ministry. The Times advises the satisfaction of the claims of Greece for a better government of Christians in Armenia and other parts of Asiatic Turkey and the withdrawal from Af ghanistan as soon as a strong frontier is se cured and peace restored in Cabul. NET GAIN OF FIFTY-SIX SEATS. The liberal net gain is now fifty six scat?. A DTNAMITE ABQU^IENT. An election meeting was hold yestorday near Ossory, in the county of Carluw, to support the candidature of Gray, lord mayor of Dub lin, who in a speech stated parcels of dyna mite were found under the platform on which . he then stood, to blow up those wishing to vin dicate the rights of Irishmen. THE CABLE BREAK. The break in the Anglo American company's cable of 1573, is at a point thirty-six miles from the landing place on the Irish coast in ninety fathomsjof water. FRANCE. THE VATICAN AND THE JESUITS. Paris, April 4. — Le Temps says a note from the Vatican to the government is on its way to Paris expressing regret at the measures against the Jesuits but abstaining from any formal protest and from anything resembling encouragement to its religious confraternities to resist the decree of the government. STAND UPON TIIEIR COMMON LAW BIGHTS. .Paris, April 4.— The Monitor and Gazelle de France announce that at a meeting of super visors of unauthorized religious sonfraterna ties Friday, it was decided neither to compro mise their status to the government, nor de mand authorization, but to stand upon their common law rights. GENERAL FOREIGN. . London, April 4. — The Times' Cabul dis patch nays: There is reasonable hope that in the next few weeks there will bo a satisfactory settlement and a peaceable return of our troops to India. A Paris dispatch reports a terrible fire oc curred in Montain Mont, a village of Savoy. Seventeen inhabitants perished and thirty one dwellings were destroyed. A Paris dispatch says operations of the de crees against unauthorized congregations has been extended to the colonies. The Jesuits have establishments in the islands of Bourbon and Madagascar. Constantinople, April 4. — There is great ex citement and delight here at the result of the elections in Great Britain, especially among the Greeks. London, April 2. — dispatch from Vienna reports the Egyptian troops have been defeated in Somauli at Berlierah. The king of Abys sinia is marching with a large army against King Menclek of Sboa. California Weather. San Francisco, April 3. — For the week past wet weather has prevailed through the State, and during the last two or three days the rain fall has been heavy and general, several inches of water having fallen. The crops are assured so far as can be at this time ascertained. - Fu rious snow storms have occurred in the moun tains, and there is great difficulty in keeping the railroads clear. In the valleys some wash outs have occuxed, but no serious damage. The storm is not yet over. A tfennisonian Idea, [Red Wing Republican.] The auditor of Ramsey county ia to be elected this fall. Somo people appear to find in the recent report of the public exam iner a high and cheerful willingness to con tribute in a rhetorical bat official way to the defeat of the present incumbent. We leave it to the people. MINNESOTA NEWS. A new bank has just gone into operation at St. Vincent, Kittson county. A new M. E. church edifice is to be erected in Jackson the coming season. A newspaper printed in Pipestone says tho first rain since last July fell March 24th. Last week Winnebago City, Faribanlt county, had a thunder storm and a fall of snow at the same time. Some $500 in improvements are to be ex pended on the Presbyterian hoube of worship, Jackson, this season. On account of the insecurity of the Kandi yohi county jail, the prisoners have been re moved to the jail in Hennepin county. , The jail in Willmar, Kandiyohi county, took fire tho other day from a carelessly fixed stovo pipe, and tho prisoners hail a narrow escape from being smothered. The Norwegian synod proposes to found a training school for Christian|teachers, or ecclsi astical teachers' seminary, somewhere in the western part of tho State. A. B. Davis bought seven head of two-year old steers of A. H. Buliis. of Winnebago City, last week, tho consideration being $300. They were bought for the St. Paul market. All the bridges are built and all the piles are driven on the line of railroad between Blue Earth City and the State line. Grading is pro gressing and the company expeot to have cars running by the first of June. Last week, in Grand Meadow, Mower county, a little girl not a year old fell into a tub of water, and her brother, not quite three years old, who alone was present, pulled her out and then ran and called his mother. Had he ran tor his mother without helping his Bister out of tho water, she would have been drowned. Detroit (Becker county) Record : Every pas senger train coming west over the Northern Pacific railroad is heavily loaded with people coming to northern Minnesota and Dakota. Notwithstanding the mean dodges and false reports resorted to, during the past winter, by parties interested elsewhere, to divert immi gration from the Northern Pacifio country, more settlers will come hero this summer than during any two previous yean, since the road was built. The Fine Land Thieves Want I'roteciiott. | Louisville Courier Journal. | Tho report of the House committee on elec tions in tho contested case of Donnelly vs. Washburn, from the Third Congressional dis trict of Minnesota, will come up for considera tion to-day or to-morrow. We have heretofore commented on this case. The report shows conclusively that Washburn secured his elec tion (?) by open and flagrant bribing and in timidation. Hundreds of voters, employed on a railroad in which Washburn is interested, were threatened with immediate discharge if they did not vote for him. aud~ in Minneapolis the ballots were illegally number ed to correspond with the voter's name, so that if he voted for Donnelly he could be identified and punished by discharge from employment. Among the facts cited in the report is the re markable and impossible increase of the Re publican vote in Minneapolis. In 1876 Hayes had a majority of 855 there, and in 1878 Washburn made the Republican ma jority 3,680, which ia shown to be fraudulent. Donnelly really beat Washburn by 230 votes in the district. This man Wash burn was put up by the timber ring of north ern Minnesota, who have been for years en gaged in stealing timber from the government lands, and the secretary of the interior having taken measures to check the depredations and punish the thieves, it was necessary to have a man identified with the ring's interest in Con gress. Of course the ring determined to seat Washbarn, cost what it might. Second Conto-u for the O'Lrary Belt. Nbw York, April 4. — The Becond contest for the O'Leary belt began at Madison Square gar den at midnight. Eighteen contestants start ed. Over 7.000 persons witnese^i tho start, and great enthusi&Biu prevailed. ->'Lt-Bry and his Chicago man, Dabbler, were cheered to the echo. All the men started on the ran, Hart was the first to round the track in forty-five seconds, and made the first mile in 6 :20, fol lowed closely by the others. The Boston ne gro, Pegeam, and John Ennis started on an easy run, and were well received. It is be lieved Murphy may not hold out over twenty four hours as he is rank. Hart is the favorito with the people, as in the pools. At 1 o'clock the score stood: Hart 8 Krohne C Faber 8 Pegeam 8 Merritt 7 Murphy 8 Williams 8 Howard 8 Mclntyre 8 Ennis 6 Allen 8 Dobler 7 Hanwacker 6 Kerwin 6 Hewey v 7 Brown 8 Woods 8 Jaybee 5 Found Dead. New Yobk, April 4. — Thomas Barker, a wealthy retired upholsterer, 124 East Fifteenth street, was found dead at daybreak this morn ing in front of 1,723 Third avenue. Richard O'Connell, of the latter place, was arrested, charged with murdering him. lt was ascer tained that Barker was playing cards in the saloon late on Saturday night, when he missed a pet dog which he had previously accused O'Connell of trying to steal. It is believed he went to O'Connell's house to get his dog, and was murdered there. ALL ABOUND THE GLOBE. The carpenters and fresco painters of New York ask fifty cents a day advance in wages. Gen. Grant is to be invited to visit Memphis. One of the features of the reception will be a grand military display. The boat house belonging to the J. N. Wood ruff boat club, at Wheeling, was burned Satur day evening. Loss, f 300. It "has j nst been learned at Boston that the Canada & United States express has ; been sold to the American express company. Tho marriage of the Crown Prince of Austria with the Princess Stephanie of Belgium has been fixed for the end of February, IbSl. Le Temps states that the resignation of Treis senene de Port, French ambassador at Vienna, was due to his disapproval of the anti-Jesuit decrees. Blaikie, referee in the Hanlan-Court ney-Riley rowing race, has received $6,000 from the Roch ester parties, to be paid to the winner without restrictions. Russian telegrams announce the arrest of the courier of the Prince Desreven, a senator and secretary of state, in the Prince's palace, on suspicion of complicity with nihilists. The leading safe manufacturing company of Cincinnati clairnß to have made yesterday the largest contract of the kind ever made — that is, for two million pounds of plate for spring and summer delivery, and one- million six hundred thousands pounds of castings. DAILY WEATHER BEII/KTIN. Office of OBSEBVATiaif, Signal Coups, U. 8. A. Ingeb3oll block, third street. St. Paul, Minn. Observations taken at the same moment of time at all stations. Meteorological Record, April 4, 1880, 9:56 P. X. Bar. Ther. Wicd. Weather. Breckenridge..3o.os 23 N. Cloudy. Duluth 29.95 33 NW. Lt Sn'w. Garry 30.19 13 N. Clear. Pembina. 30.10 8 NW. Clear. St. Paul 29.92 36 NW Cloudy. Tankton 30.04 39 NE. Cloudy. DAILY LOCAL MEANS. Bar. Ther. Kel. hum. Wind. Weather. 29.805 39.2 66.0 W. Cloudy. Amount of rainfall or melted snow, .0; max imum thermometer, 48; minimum thermome ter, 35. 0. 8. M! Cone, Sergeant Signal Corps, U. 8. A. WEATHER TO-DAY. Wasainoton, April 5, 1 a. m.— Indications for upper lake region and upper Mississippi valley partly cloudy weather, northwest to northeast winds, stationary or lower tempera ture, generally higher barometer for lower Missouri valley, partly cloudy weather, cold northeast veering, ■, warmer southwest winds, rising followed by stationary or falling barom eter; the lower Mississippi will fail. (Kiobe. •■*-•.-.. - -■ ■' ■ AMONG THE CHURCHES. Dr. Clmnulug'ri Centennial at Unity Church — Anniversary Services at Assumption < Is —Communion at St. Louis. Or. Channino'i Centennial. Tho exercises at Unity church, yesterday morning, wero of an interesting character. The occasion was taken to have memorial services in honor of the centennial anniversary of Dr. William Ellery Channing's birth, whioh occurs on Wednesday next. The services, in tho selection of hymns and the prayer delivered, were appropriate to the purpose set forth, and mado especially so by tho recitation of Whittier's poem on Dr. Charming. A portrait of Dr. Charming was hung in front of the pulpit, beautifully orna mented with a wreath of choice flowers, sur mounted by a bouquet of exquisite calla lilies. The interest of the occasion culminated in an address delivered by tho Rev. W. C. Gannett. He bof<an by alluding to the fact that Chan ning's anniversary would bo observed through out the United States. What he had done for humanity survived him. "Prophets never die." The wisdom they are imbued with sur vive for the benefit and enlightenment of man kind. Following bis brief introduction, the speaker remarked that he would present a series of pic tures of Channing's life to illustrate two points or phases of his career: "Charming coming to himself;" "Channing's connection with the Unitarian movement." In pursuance of this declaration, Mr. Gannett gave a sketch of Channing's boyish days. He was born at Newport, R. I, April 7, 1780; at 14 years of age he was sent to college. In this connection, the parents of Dr. Charming wero spoken of, and the mother eulogized as a truth-speaking wo man, to 'whom the sun's marvelous purposes and work for good were attributable. In this way the career of Dr. Charming was treated. His sejourn as a teacher hi Richmond, Va., in the family of Mr. Randolph, was pictured; his return home shattered in health from some in ward disturbance, which fitted him by its suf fering for a better conception and action in his work. Established as a Presbyterian di vine in Federal Street Church, Boston, the speaker alluded to his popularity as a teacher and preacher. His popularity as evidenced by bis increased congregation was wondered at, as bis sermons were not such as addressed themselves to the ordinary listener. They wero free from ornate embellishment, but masterful and forcible in truth. In this lay his power. He was earnest as if not convinced and "his eyes looked as if they had beheld the gloiy of God," so earnest were they in giving expression to his thoughts in behalf of man kind. In this manner the listener was led up to that period, when Calvinism began to be in vestigated, and the ptern and unrelenting doc trines of Puritanism began to be doubted. At this juncture the speaker declared this period of Channing's life could best be understoodjbytell ing what Unitarianism meant, following which a doctrinal exposition of the Unitarian belief or purpose was given. Dr. Channing's connec tion with this evolution in religion was named. His power was cited by referring to his f amous Baltimore sermon, which first put in form ho belief or creed of the Unitarians, which b a fall recognition of divinity in God's human creatures. The bitter controversy following this enunciation and which continued up to Dr. Channing's death in ISlii was referred to, but throughout Charming was never violent, never personal and aocorded to his opponents the full earnestness of sincere belief. In summary, Dr. Channing's life was de clared to have been for a purpose, nobly ful filled in tho Kisdom of God for the benefit of man. Tho same subject in a different phase will be treated of next Sunday. The Church 9 f St. Louis. The church of St. Louis was the scene of an interesting ceremony, yesterday, that of ad ministering the first communion to a class of children, who had been prepared by a serious and solemn course of study for the assumption of the religious' duty. Thirty-one composed the clasß, and the bridal raiment of the girl communicants and neat attire of the boys, to gether with the ceremonies, made an interest ing occasion. Good advice and a charge of duty was given by Father Payette, pastor of the parish, which] was heeded with apparent understanding by the many youthful church members . Following tho celebration of high mass at 10 o'clock, the pastor distributed blessed bread among the congregation. This is a custom among the French: An ornamented loaf or cake of bread is exposed, and the pi bat, cutting it, dis tributes it piece by piece to each member of his flock . The symbol being that all are of one family, children of the church, and that in unity and harmony they abide. Assumption Church. The ceremonies attending the fourteenth an niversary of the birth of St. Benedict were commenced at the Church of the Assumption yesterday forenoon. Pontifical high mass was celebrated at 10 o'clock, the Rev. Father Alphonse celebrant, assisted by the Rev. Father Valentine. An im pressive sermon was also preached by the lat ter, which was heard by the large congregation with much pleasure. Commencing with high mass, the blessed sacrament was taken from the repository and exposed to the congregation, attracting the reverence of communicants until 7:30 o'clock last evening. Vespers and the benediction were observed in the evening. High mass will be observed to-day with 'sermon at 9 o'clock this morning. The blessed sacrament will be exposed until 7 :iJO o'clock to-night. The ob servances will culminate to-morrow, when pontifical high mass will be celebrated at 9A. m., Bishop Grace, celebrant. Tho sermon will be preached by Rev. P. Schnetzer, S. J. PERSONAL. Mr. John Drew, Duluth, at the Mer chants. A part of the McCullough combination is stopping at the Windsor. Bishop Whipple and wife arrived home Saturday from the South. Geo. B.Walker, U. S. A., was among the ar rivals at the Merchants yesterday. Col. Farrington and daughter returned yes terday from a pleasant trip to Chicago. B. Blum, New York; W. N. and J. M. Cham pion, England, are at the Metropolitan. G. M. Moore and wife, Mrs. A. M. Moore and Miss Oakerson, Philadelphia, are registered at the Metropolitan. John McCullough, Wm. M. Connor, Fred. B. Warde, John A. Lane, Mies Augusta Foster, Miss Kate Forsythe, Miss Mittens Willet and several other members of the McCullough com bination are stopping at the Merchants. Major Marcus A. Reno, late of the United States army, arrived in St. Paul yesterday morning from the Northwest, and registered at the Merchants. He left last evening for the East, presumably to secure a reversal of the sentence of the court martial which dismissed him from the service. Funeral of the Late VV. H. Drake. The f nneral obsequies of the late W. H. Drake took place yesterday after noon from his former residence, No. 98 East Sixth street. The ceremonies were in charge of the Damascus commandery, of which de ceased was an honored member, and the re mains were interred with full Masonic honors. The remains were borne from the house short ly after 2 o'clock, the following Sir Knights officiating as pall bearers: Messrs. Wells, Murphy, Brand, Burkhart, Allen and Brinken hoff. The remains were encased in a handsome casket, profusely adorned with beautiful floral tributes'. The cortege proceeded to Oakland cemetery, preceded by the Great Western band, about forty-six Sir Knights being in line. A General Purchase. | Plain view News.] Bill Washburn bought his nomination ; he bought his election ; and now it would seem as if with Bill King as advance agent and Charley Johnson as cashier, he might succeed in baying his retention in Congress. CITY GLOBULES. The city council meets to-morrow afternoon at 3 o'clock. The public schools open to-day for tho last term of the year. Tho street inspectors are lost surely. Sunk out of sight in the mud. Tho rise in the river yesterday was but two inches, giving six feet eight inches of water in the channel. A man giving his name as McEntce was ar rested by Officer MoMahon, yesterday, for being drunk and disorderly on Third street. The steamer 3 Tidal Wave, of the Keokuk Northern line, and Josephine, of the Diamond Jo line, were at Winona Saturday, the first named loading for down stream. The goods stolen from Manning's grocery store in the Sixth ward a few nights ago were discovered back of Langevin's barn,, yester day, secreted in a hay stack. The goods stolen were worth about ten dollars and were intact. They were found by Mr. Langevin. A sensational drama entitled the "Cuban Spy" will be presented in this city at an early date. The leading part will be taken by Mr. C. R. Foreman, an actor of some note, and the other characters will be assumed by local tal ent. The play will be brought out under the management of Mr. Frank Kelly, of this city. The Galley Slave combination returned from Stillwater yesterday morning and spent the day in St. Paul, with headquarters at the Mer chants. The company goes to Minneapolis this morning, where they appear for the first three nights of the present week, returning to St. £aul lor the three last nights and a Satur day matinee. In making his annual report yesterday, of Sunday school operations, the Rev. W. C. Gan nett, of Unity church, said the receipts for the year had been $157.94, and the expenditures, $157.93. The balance on hand, one cent, he declared looked very lonesome, and immediate ly went about making this small bit ot the root of all evil swell by a collection. A postal card was received by Chief Weber yesterday, inquiring for a 13-year-old boy named Thomas Marven, who ran away from his home at Rochester, Minn., on the Ist inst. Young Marvin is tall for his age — five feet four — has fair hair, is slightly freckle! and was dressed in a new suit of dark clothing. A re ward will be paid for information concerning his whereabouts. A large excursion party left Montreal, Can ada, on the Ist mat., to make a tour through Manitoba. The excursionists were organized or gotten together nnder the representations of the Rev. Father Lacombe, of Winnipeg. The excursionists will make an extended visit through Minnesota and Manitoba, with a view of locating a large party of Canadian French emigrants in the near future. By special request the choir of Ghrist church yesterday repeated the Easter music given on the previous Sabbath, at which the large con gregation present was greatly delighted. The soprano parts of Mrs. Fred Will and the con tralto of Miss Lida Pierson were especially re* markable for their excellence, the full, round tones of the latter literaly filling the church with melody. Messrs. Buckelew and Draper also acquitted themselves well. The occasion was one long to be remembered by those present. The members of the Arion Singing society gave a full dress rehearsal yesterday afternoon of their grand vocal and instrumental concert to be given at tho Athena. urn this evening. The programme for the Concert is exceptionally fine, embracing entirely new selections, and, for genersl excellence, it has never been ex celled in this city. Among the choice selec tions will be the rendition of Mohring's great number, "An Open Sea," which will be sans by the society and Mr. Banderman as baritone soloist. A comic scene, entitled "The Komet," will bo sang by five members of the society, representing cloud shovelers, etc. The music will be furnished by the Great Western band and tho entertainment will conclude with a ball. Officer Cook arrested a man and boy yester day morning under peculiar and very ludicrous circumstances. The boy's name is William Mc- Manus, and the name of the man is Daniel Coles, employed at Qainby & Hallo well's car riage shop on Robert street. Young McManus, it is said, was trying to break into the carriage shop, and was taken in tho act by Coles, who was badly intoxicated. McManus resisted the arrest, when Coles gave him a sound thrashing. When discovered by Officer Cook, both man and boy were having it nip and tuck for supremacy. Coles tried to explain but was too drunk to give a straight story, and both in dividuals were taken to the station. Young McManup. baa the name of being a hard nut. Yesterday was the birthday anniversary of Peter Pfeifer and his oldest daughter, Mrs. EUes. whose natal day by a singular coincidence comes on the same day of the year as her fath er's. The event was happily signalized shortly after midnight yesterday morning, when father and child were the recipients of quite an ova tion from the members of the Concordia ringing society. The society gave a ball at Pfeifer's hall on Saturday night, and directly after the clock had struck midnight the members form ed a cirole around the couple and they were treated to a vocal serenade. Mr. Pfeifer invit ed the party to refreshments and the affair was very enjoyable. DENTAL PARLORS. Dr. J. .'I . Bryant's Well Equipped Estab- lishment. The dental parlors and operating rooms of Dr. J. H. Bryant, surgeon dentist, occupying the entire second floor at No. 8 East Third stiect, are marvels of neatness and beauty. The surroundings are bright, and the cheerful tints of the decorations, handsome pictures and engravings and luxurious furniture con conspire to the ease, comfort and convenience of the patient. One article of furniture is worthy of special mention. It is one of Wilk enson's imported dental chairs, which almost constitutes the operation of teeth drawing a luxury. The chair contains all the movements and attachments, and is the most perfect thing of its kind extant. It is constructed in such a manner that the patient may be raised, low ered or moved to suit any conceivable position necessary to the operation. The dental rooms consist of a reception room, two operating rooma and a laboratory, where two experts are employed in turning ont the most finished work known in the business. All descriptions of dental work is performed in the safest and most approved manner, and satisfactory work is guaranteed. The reputa tion of Dr. Bryant, however, in St. Paul for turning out perfect work at reasonable prices, is such as not to require extended mention. A number of dental engines are employed and the establishment is equipped with all the latest appliances in the business. When necessary gas is administered to extract teeth, the operation being performed with the utmost safety. The Davidson Block Insurance. The insurance adjusters have finished their examination into the Davidson block fire, so far as the building was concerned, and yester day mailed their awards to Commodore- W. F. Davidson, the owner. The policies covered two risks, one on tho main building, 100 feet on Jackson street by 110 feet on Fourth, upon which the insurance was $28,000, and upon which the adjusters allowed $27,990. The other was- upon that portion of the building in which Messrs. Auerbach, Finch, Culbertaon & Co. had their carpet depot, forty-five feet on Jackson by 100 feet in depth. Upon this the insurance was $12,000, and $8,887 was allowed. Funeral of Mrs. Chaa. A. Mooro. Mrs. Morris Lamprey is on her way from the Bonth and is expected to reach St. Panl by Tuesday afternoon's train. Tb© fancral of her sister, Mrs. Chae. A. Moore, who death has been previously announced, has accordingly been fixed for 2p. m. on Wednesday. It will take place from the residence of Mrs. Lamprey, No. 88 College avenue. NO. 16 CRIMES AND CASUALTIES, Sunday Tragedies and Misfortune* Gath ered by Telegraph. AN OFFICIAL ABSCONDS. [Special Telegram to the Globe. | John Buik, treasurer of the town of Barron, Barron county, Wisconsin, has absconded with about $2,000 belonging to the town. He was traced as far as Eau Claire and it is supposed that he has gone to Canada from which country he formerly came. MOTTO BE IMPEACHED. Annapolis, Md., April 3. — The special com mittee of the house of delegates appointed to investigate the charges against Georg* A. Pearre submitted two reports. Three of tho committee completely exhonerated the judge. Three others state that a number of charges were abandoned by the prosecution and the in vestigation of the others didn't warrant im peachment. The reports were adopted and the committee discharged. BOND THIEVES AERESTED . New Yobk, April 3.— Henry Galetta and Gus tano Edward de Arseney were arrested while offering in Wall street at half value bonds of the Breslau-Bchwerdritz-Freiburg Railroad company. The bonds are supposed to be of a number stolen from a German banker, in a railway car, near London. CHCECH FIRES IN OTTAWA. Ottawa, April 4.— Fire at 4 o'clock this morning damaged the Bank street Presbyterian church $9,000; insured. About the same time the sexton of St. Joseph's cathedral church was preparing the edifice for the five o'clock service; he saw a man with a lighted candle standing behind the altar. On going forward the man, who had set fire to the wood work in the entry and also the organ, fled. It is surj mised an organized gang determined upon de stroying these two churches and the public is much excited over the affair. . FIBS AT COLUMBUS, O. Columeus, 0., April 4.— A fire of alarmiDg proportions broke out in the penitentiary, this city, at 3 o'clock this morning, and gained such headway before the fire department could get water on it that the large building occupied by Brown, Hinman & Co., wood workers, ww burned to the ground and the contents, in cluding machinery, two engines, tools and stock were destroyed. Firm's loss probably $25,000 on stock and $0,000 on building. MELTED LEAD. St. Louis, April 4. — The white lead worka of Moffot & Seargent, at Joplin, Mo., burned yes terday afternoon, together with the foundry of W. S. Harmony and the machine shops of Leckie & Co. Loss estimated at nearly at nearly a quarter of a million. Insurance, less than fifty thousand dollars. BOILER EXPLOSION. A boiler in the saw mill of John H. Lamb situated ten miles from Rushville, 111., ex ploded yesterday afternoon with terrific force, demolishing the mill and instantly killing Wesley El. Parker, fatally wounding John Ran dall and Thomas Jones and seriously injuring two other persons. SOLDIEBS DROWNED. Halifax, April 4. — While four soldiers of the royal artillery gunners, Payne, O'Heillitt, Dillmain and Hurst, were returning from George' 4 Island, where they had been visiting friends, the boat swamped and all we.c thrown into the water. Hurst caught hold of the boat and floated till assistance came, The other three were drowned. DAMAGE BY WIND. Wheelino, W. Va., April 4. — A severe Mia, hail and wind storm visited this city this after noon at 2:30 o'clock, resulting in the destruc tion of considerable property. The roof of the Riversids nail works was blown off to the track of the Baltimore & Ohio railroad, the steeple of the Third Presbyterian church wa» blown down and the three-story frame addi tion of Rellz's carriage factory was totally destroyed. A number of minor losses are re ported. No lives lost. MURDERED HIS WIFE AND HER PABAHOCB. ?Ban Fbancisoo, April 4. — Mcndocino City Dispatch: At Narrow Ridge, this county, to day, Neils Hammaland killed his wife Johan na and her paramour, Frank Allison, as they were sleeping together, braining both with an axe. Hammaland's little son, sleeping in the same bed, gave the alarm, and the murderer was secured. Hammaland states tho intimacy had continued for the past year, and he felt obliged to commit the deed. It >s known Uiat he has been fully aware of the nature of tho intimacy, and had apparently ac quiesced in it, even to the extent of sharing the same room with the guilty pair. FLOODS IN TOBONTO. Tobonto, April 4.— Heavy rain since Friday has caused the Don and Lumber rivers, as well as local creeks in this vicinity, to overflow, doing considerable damage to property. AMUSEMENTS. John McCullough Tho McCullough season opens at tho Opera House this evening, when Sheridan KnowW great tragedy of "Virginius" will be presented. In the title role Mr. McCullough has never bid an equal. He delineates the noble Roman father with all the power of the greatest artist the world over produced. In speaking of his rendering of the part in New York the Spirit of the Times, one of the best dramatic authorities in the country, says: "Knuwlca' well devised and excellent old tragedy of Virginius, was the initial play of fered by the actor, and in it he is seen to gri-at advantage. Throughout, Mr. McCullough was really admirable. In the scene with his daugh ter he waa tender and dignified, and in the last act, where the heart-broken father, who has slain his child to avenge bis honor, and create that revolution which is to free Rome from a tyrant, rose to great excellence. His grief was painful to witness, his indignation impressive, and his declamation always noble and earnest. A pin's fall could have been heard in the hushed house, so deep wan the impression he oxeated, and an ovation greeted him at the close of the tragedy. Miss Minna Wright's Recitals. Miss Minna Wright, who will appear at the Opera house next Monday evening, has recently appeared in Chicago, where she gave a most artistic and delightful entertainment, captivat ing her audience by a splendid exhibition of dramatic fervor and ability. Of her perform ance last Monday evening in that city Tues day's issue of the Times has the following en comium: Miss Wright is petite, almost delicate, and in her social relations is remarkably unassum ing, her demeanor even bordering on graceful timidity. On the stage, however, she is thor roughly self-possessed, without the least semblance of audacity. The transformation from her natural self to her impersonations in so sudden, and the contrast so marked, as to suggest inspiration. Her strong, clear, musical voice, distinct enunciation, and great dramatic power astonished and captivated her audience from the first. Her recitations were "The Demon Ship," "St. Patrick's Martyrs," 'Song of the Camp," "The Naughty - Little Girl," "Too Late," "Tom's Little Star," and tho quarrel scene from "Julius Caesar." The lit tle lady will no doubt be heard from hereaf ter. Minor Utatters. The "paper" of "The Galley Slave" combina tion is the handsomest ever displayed in St. Paul. The resources of the engraver's art has been drawn to it* fullest extent to depict the most dramatic scenes of the play and its charm ing featutes. Tho Chicago Church Choir "Pinafore" com pany will leave to-day for Lake City, where they perform this evening. John E. Me Wade and Mian Ada Somers will leave Haver ly's Chicago Choir '"Pinafore" eon • pany on Thursday and return to Chicago, where they accept another engagoment.