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V OL. 111.
The Home Rule. Land League Conundrum
us Fur from Settlement as Ever— An Un
happy Christmas in the Green Isle—bet
ter from John Bright Russia Announces
a 10 per cent. Impost Tax.
London. Dec. 27— Bright re
plies to the Earl of Carmivc»n'.s letter pre
testing against Blight's speech at Bir
mingham last month. He says, "You
comment on my speech of November 16
and find in it terrible blemishes not dis
covered by other critics. You condemn
me for attacks on the sovereign aristo
crats and land owners. I have defended
monarchy although defence is little need
ed in this country and in this' reign. I
hare warned aristocrats of danger I
wished them to shun. As to laud owners
1 have been one of the most prominent
supporters in the country, and so wise
for them that had it been obstinately re
sisted the great land owners of England
and Scotland would long ago have been
running for their lives, as some of the
Irish land owners arc reported to be do
ing now. I will not reply at length to
your letter. lam content to leave it and
my speech lo the judgment of the
A Loudon dispatch from Dublin says it
is generally said so dull and sad a
Christmas has never been experienced
here. Sullen depression marks the spirit
of the people, and the traders, who have
for some time been feeling the effects of
the disturbed state of the country, are
beginning to exhibit signs of great era
barrassment, but agitation, which is par
alyzing trade and putting capital to
flight, and poisoning commercial life,
•till extends its deadly influence, while
sufferers look on its progress in helpless
dismay. The efforts of the laud league
arc now chiefly directed toward the north
of Ireland. There can be little doubt it
has succeeded considerably when mostly
all districts are honeycombed with its or
ganizations. Exertions of agitators are
also directed towards the county of
Dublin and borders of Dublin itself. Mala
hide, near Dublin, was the scene of a
second demonstration Sunday, but there
was no reason to boast of its success.
moke THOOrs.
Dublin, Dec. 27.—Five hundred troops
have been sent to different parts of Ire
land since Friday. One hundred soldiers
patrol the roads in Parsontown district
Dublin, Dec. 27.— Mrs. Duulap and
daughter have been fired at in Wonostcr
berc county, south, but neither was hurt.
Their assailant Bed. Miss Dunlap se
cured his gun.
A torchlight procession which was to
take place at Kildarc to-night has been
prohibited. Jas. A. Folcy, a nationalist
and [home ruler, has resigned in par
liament for New Ross.
The Boycott relief fund has now reach
ed 14,000 pounds.
Several notices have been posted at
Clonakilty, threatening Bruce Jones or
his employes, or any person furnishing
him with supplies with death. Tv-two
members of the rifle brigade have arrived
at Galway. There are two gun boats in
the bay.
The land league have closed subscrip
tion to the Parnell defense fund as 14,000
pounds have been collected.
At a home rule meeting to-day the par
liamentary committee was empowered to
act as it should deem advisable when the
queen's speech is known, and it was also
recommended that the party should pro
duce no measure until the government
had shown their naud
On motion of Parnell it was resolved
that the committee arrange for an amend
ment to the address in reply to the Queen's
speech praying the queen to refrain from
employing navy police and military in
enforcing ejections where rent exceeds
the poor law valuation, pending considcr
tion by parliament of the land bill.
Dublin, Dec. 27.—The home rule mem
bers of parliament held a meeting sit city
hall to-day, E. Dwyer Gray, presiding,
and thirty-seven members present. Par
nell was elected chairman of the party.
proposed that a vice president be
chosen, as he might be unable to attend
the parliament. Justin McCarthy was
elected vice chairman.
A resolution was carried pledging mem
bers to consult together on important
questions and abide by the decision of
the majority. A resolution was also
adopted binding members to sit in opposi
tion to every government measure that re
fuses just demands to the Irish people, and
especially that for legislative indepen
dence. When Parnell, on coming out
from the meeting, entered bis carriage,
the crowd detached the horses and drew
the carriage through the streets.
Beklin Dec 27 -There is excitement in
political audcommercial circles caused by
seemingly authentic news that Russia has
resolved to iuci case custom duties on all
imported wares ten per cent.
A dispatch from St Petersburg states
he council of empire has approved the
addition of ten percent, to import duties.
London, Dec. 27.—A dispatch from
Constantinople says it is rumored that
Dervish Pasha, governor of Albania, has
been assassinated,which seems to confirm
rumors that a meeting of the Albanian
league had condemned him to death. As
none of the foreign embassies here have
received any news on the subject it
is highly probable that the rumors are
unfounded. But the fact that they are
current among the Albanians in Con
stantinople, some of whom are in direct
communication with the league proves
that the relations between the league,and
Pasha arc far from cordial and gives a
view of importance. There is a great
deal of smouldering discontent between
the north Albanian chiefs which might
early produce sedition. °
Constantinople, Dec. 27—The Der
vish Pasha government of Albania has
arrested more Albanians. The porte is
still considering the circular to be sent
the powers to prevent them from request
ing the porte to accept arbitration of the
Greek question. It will propose a new
conference of which the porte is discus
sing the basis.
A Guud Deal of It Scattered All Over
the Country—Suffering In Various Places.
In view of the -cold snap" it is almost
appropriate to make a local item on so
trite a subject as the weather. Sunday's
snow storm closed with a let down in
temperature, and yesterday morning ther
mometers registered from 25 to 28 degrees
below zero. All day the cold was severe,
and at this writing, 2:30 a. m., the mer
cury slioavs 25 below zero with the chances
that it may tip the beam at a few degrees
lower before daylight doth appear.
The cold wave appears to be running
over the entire country and the suffering
East and South is far greater than in
New Yokk, Dec. 27—At Coney island
the sea swept away the plaza of the
Oriental hotel and carried off about 200
feet of bulkhead at the Manhattan Beach
hotel. The iron piers remain but some
of the outlying bath houses are smashed
into kindling wood. Damage, $100,000.
The storm on the New Jersey coast
raged for seventy-two hours. Summer
residences at Monmouth beach were dam
aged to the extent of $40,000.
The roads about Long Branch arc
blockaded by snow, some drifts being ten
feet deep. Bluff bulkheads and porticos
of hotels carried away.
Red Bank, N. J., Dec. 27—Two men
lost their lives during the snow storm in
this section.
Chicago, Dec. 27.—The cold wave
which struck here early this morning
and Manitoba yesterday, sending" 4 mercury
to forty degrees below,* has been growing
in intensity all day. Although the sun
shone brightly to-cfay for the first time in
a fortnight, at midnight the thermometer
registers thirteen degrees below, and at
present rate will reach twenty below be
fore morning. It is by far the coldest
spell of the season, but an absence of
wind and clear sky make it less trying
than •weather "which is not so severe.
Chicago, Dec. 28. —Further reports
received from points west and north
show that the weather is generally colder
there than in Chicago. In many places
the thermometer marked fourteen to
twenty degrees beloAv during the day and
Louisville, Dec. 27.—The temperature
here has been falling rapidly all day, and
at midnight is at eight degrees and still
falling. A brisk wind, with flurries of
snow, has prevailed during the day, but
to-night the sky is clear. A fall of 76
degrees of temperature lias occurred in
the past 24 hours.
St. Louis, Dec. 27.—This has been one
of the coldest days of the season. Mer
cury touched zero to-night.
They Interview Secretary Schurz and State
Their Wishes in Writing.
Washington, Dec. 27—The Ponca In
dian chiefs to-day had another long inter
view with Secretary Schurz at the interi
or department. Standing Buffalo and
White Eagle were the principal spokes
men, and in making known their wants
seemed anxious about school houses and
educational facilities for children.
Secretary Schurz informed them that
school houses were now being built and
would be pushed to completion as rapidly
as possible. He also informed them h"e
hoped the pending Indian sevcralty bill
would be passed during the present ses
sion of Congress, and that as soon as it
became a law each one of them would be
given a farm title which would be as val
id as that of the white man's.
At the cor"-'vision, and after explana
tions by St /fttary Schurz, ten chiefs
signed the paper they had requested to
be drawn up, in which they declared
they desired to remain on tho lands now
occupied by the Poncas in Indian Terri
tory, and to establish permanent homes
there. They also express their willing
ness to relinquish all their right and in
terest in all lands formerly occupied by
the Ponca tribe, in the State of Nebras
ka, and Territory of Dakota, in compen
sation for land as well as for property
at the time of their removal to the Indian
Territory in 1877, and for depredations
committed on them by the Sioux. They
ask Congress to appropriate the sum of
8148,000, same sum asked for in bill sub
mitted by Interior department two years
After enumerating some purposes for
which they desire to have this sum ex
pended and invested the paper closes
as follows: "We declare this to be an ex
pression of our free will and desire as well
as that of our peopte at present residing
on the Ponca rcservatian in the Indian
Territory, and we ask that this declara
tion and request be submitted to Congress
of the United States for its favorable con
sideration and action."
The paper bears the signature of the
Ponca chiefs. The chiefs' three spokes
men to-day reiterated that they had con
cluded to take this action not upon their
own motion, but upon full consultation
with all members of the tribe, in the
Indian Territory,and now wanted to go to
work and be left undisturbed by outside
Will Retire from the Retail Trade.
For the next sixty days the house of A. H
Lindckc <fc Bro. will sell their elegant stock
of beautiful Dress Goods, Silks, etc., at and
below cost, to close out the entire business.
This sale begins on Monday, December 26th,
and will continue daily until the entire 6tock
is sold. It will be sold regardless of cost, as
it must be closed out within the next sixty
days. Every inducement will be offered to
purchasers, and prices named that will defy all
competition. The public are invited to inspect
the stock and prices. There is no more sea
sonable stock i.i the city, and it must be closed
out within sixty days.
Bp^'All persons indebted to A. H. Lindeke
«fc Bro. requested to make immediate pay
ment of the same, and all parties having claims
against the said firm will present them at once
for settlement.
What Lady Has Not
heard ol the wonderful bargains daily ofi'ercd
at Powers Bros.' Clearing Out Sale? You
should go, for curiosity 6ake, at least, and be
convinced of the fact, that the finest Silks,
Satins," Velvets and Dress Goods, nre being
fearfully sacrificed.
You will get splendid bargains at the 'J9
Cent Store this week.
Return Gift 3, the most elegant, and at lower
prices than ever, at the St. Paul B. <fe S. Co.'s,
87 East Third street.
L*6e Wm. Clarke & Son's Helix Needles
Factory at Redditch, England. Office, SO
Adams btrcet, up stairs, Chicago.
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Daily 10 QHnbe.
Summary Vengeance on a Pennsylvania
Murderer—Frightful Boiler Explosion
in Massachusetts--Railroad Accident and
One Passenger Burned Alive.
Allentown, Pa., Dec 27—Jacob
Gogel and wife, residing four miles from
Bethlehem, were found dead in bed this
forenoon, their heads completely severed
from their bodies. A blood3 r axe w ras
found in the house, and the walls were
spattered with blood. Joseph Snyder,
who boards with Gogel, was supposed to
be the murderer. He was caught by a
mob soon after discovery of the crime
and hanged to the nearest tree. Gogel
leaves three children.
Joseph Snyder, nged 24, the murderer
of Jacob and Anna Gogel, was found in
a neighboring barn, under the straw,
at 9 o'clock this forenoon. He was im
mediately taken back to the house of his
victims and questioned as to
the murder. He was cool and
collected. He was interrogated by Rev.
Mr. Brendle, of Bethlehem, and at once
confessed he committed the crime, telling
his story with great deliberation. He
warf in love with the eldest daughter of
Gogel, aged 16, but was opposed by her
parents. He believed by killing them all
opposition would be removed to his suit.
He had scarcely confessed before a rope,
taken from one of the beds, was placed
around his neck and he was dragged out
side the house and hung to a large chest
nut tree. After being suspended twenty
minutes the body was cut down by the
poorhouse authorities and taken to that
institution, where it was found death was
caused by strangulation. The officers of
the law made a vain endeavor to restrain
the fury of the mob, Detective Yoke, of
Bethlehem, firing at one of the ring
leaders without effect. Several thousand
people visited the scene of the tragedy
during the day.
Charlotte, N. C, Dec. 27. —A fright
ful railroad disaster occurred this morn
ing on the air line railroad, five hundred
yards beyond Paw Creek trestle, nine
miles from this city. Two freight trains
left Charlotte yesterday morning in sec
tions, one about fifteen minutes behind
the other. On an up grade, just beyond
Paw Creek trestle, fourteen car 3of the
forward train broke loose and stopped af
ter runuing a short distance. In the rear
car were flagman Bob Griffith, of this
city, and six passengers, three of which
were colored. Though a flagman was sent
back, the rear section being on a down
grade, could not stop, and ran into the
other train. Three passengers were kill
ed and the cars took fire, burning one
man alive.
Newbuhypoht, Mass., Dec. 27.—The
boiler exploded at noon at Dodge's shoe
factory, killing engineer Huntington, of
Boston; Daniel Bridges, stock fitter, and
J. R. Bailey, heeler. Chase's heeling es
tablishment; Smith's heeling factory and
the boiler house were nearly demolished.
The boiler was thrown 200 yards into
Green street, breaking thousands of panes
of glass in the vicinity. Several men
were slightly injured and the fireman is
reported missing.
Pakis. Dec. 27.—An explosion of fire
damp occurred to-day in a coal pit at
St. Etienne while the miners were at
work. Eleven bodies have been re
Annual Meeting Last Night—A Prosperous
Society—Election of Officers and Sale of
The annual meeting of the trustees of
Plymouth Congregational church was
held last evening, Prof. Taylor in the
chair. The trustees' report was submit
ted by Mr. J. B. Power, congratulating
the congregation on the payment of the
church debt, amounting to $7,000, and
showing that the society is in a most
prosperous and healthful condition. The
report was replete with valuable sugges
tions as to the course that should be pur
sued in providing for, and avoiding de
The treasurer's report was read by Col.
Griggs, showing the financial condition
of the , society to be highly prosperous.
Following is a summary of the report:
Resources $36,833 56
Liabilities 6,126 72
Balance .. 30,706 84
Receipts 5,028 27
Disbursements 5,089 40
Overdrawn 61 13
The election of (Jfficers for the ensuing
year resulted as follows: President, C. C.
Andrews; vice president, R. M. Newport;
clerk. J. P. Gribbin; treasurer, C. TV.
The following were elected as the board
of trustees: For three years—Peter
Berkey, C. W. Griggs and j. B. Palmer.
Two \rears—-A. G. Foster, C. B. Thurston
and J. P. Gribben. One year—E. A.
Woodward, J. F. McMillan and Dr. C.
The sale of pews then took place, be
ing sold at auction to the highest bidder.
The two most desirable choices were bid
in by Capt. Berkey and Col. Griggs at a
premium of $15 each, the price of the
pews being $100 each. The second choice
was purchased for $6, the price of the
pews being $75, and from this down.
First Methodist Church Lyceum.
The lyceum and literary club, of the
First Methodist Episcopal church, gave
another of their charming entertainments
last evening, to a large and appreciative
audience. _ The exercises consisted of
vocal and instrumental music, readings,
declamations and original essays. The
literary efforts showed thoughtful care
in preparation, and each selec
tion was greeted with applause.
The audience were afforded a rare treat
in the presence of Miss Aggie Green, the
beautiful and accomplished elocutionist,
who demonstrated her powers by the ren
dition of several selections, the effect be
ing almost electric.
A. feature of the programme was a
clarionet solo, performed in artistic style
by A. P. Wilkes, Esq., who tunefully
manipulated this most difficult instru
ment. He was accompanied by Miss Bell
Hitchcock, whose instrumental skill was
shown to fine effect.
The Chinese Must Go.
New York, Dec 27.—At a meeting of
the Brooklyn board of aldermen, to-day,
a resolution was offered providing a
license fee of $5 for each Chinese laundry
in the city. An amendment offered that
licenses be granted only to citizens was
R. S. Varnum, i druggist, t JancaVille, Mich.,
is dead. Heart 'disease.;''■. ,", i '
Horace W. Hinman, an old settler at Lapcre,
Mich., died suddenly; yesterday.
The Merchants association of Boston enter
tained Gen. Sherman yesterday. '; •..
Receipts from internal '; revenue yesterday
were $1,103,800, and from customs $658,082. ■
Nine frame buildings were burned in Kir
keuville/.M0., yesterday. Loss about $30,000.
Greece docs n A take kindly to the proposed
European arbitration of her boundary ques
The number of emigrants. arriving from
New York from Jan. 1, 1880, to Dec. 7th was
A fire at Wilbur, Neb., tm Sunday, destroyed
$20,000 worth of property. Insurance,
The report of the discovery of a tunnel near
the railway, at Livadia, is.' officially declared
unfounded. '■•-. t..'/.■'.'■":'
Four tramps have been suffocated in Rich"
mond from lime kiln gas, in the past two days,
two dying. . - • '•'«•
Sullivan and Donaldson,'who had a glove
boxing match at Cincinnati, have been arrest
ed for prize fighting. -:;
James Knowles and George Owen were
drowned in the canal at Holyoke, Mass., yes
terday, while drunk. . l ■'■'
Sixty houses have been destroyed by floods
at Limazo], eight persons killed, and damage
to the amount of $70,000 done.
John J. Mechi, the English agriculturist
and razor-strop maker, whose failure was an
nounced on the 16th inst., is dead.
Judge Walker, of Mobile, Ala., ex-member
of Congress and judge of the inferior court of
criminal jurisdiction, died yesterday. -
' A fire is raging in the Colorado Central
mine at Georgetown, Colorado. It has burn
ed for thirty-sis hours andY done $40,000 dam
age. • 1'• :"
A fire in the clothing store of D. M. Keiler,
116 North Fourth street, St. Louis, last night,
damaged the building and stock about $50
Hon. John Rowe, formerly surveyor general
of Pennsylvania, and speaker of the House of
Representatives, died at Chainbcrsburg, Pa.,
yesterday. ''.:*'■
The supreme court of Louisiana has reversed
the decision of the lower, court, and decided
that the fifteen mill tax levied by New Orleans
must be collected. ' if^: *'■<
Bridget Twining, in a drunken spree la6t
evening, overturned a lamp at her home on
the West Side, Chicago, and was burned bo
that she cannot recover. I;
Goyot (republican) has been elected senator
for the department of Aube, and Ordinaire
(republican) has been returned to the chamber
of deputies from Pontaire. ;}j:i
Dr. D. P. Smith, of Bpringh'eld, Mass, pro
fessor in Yale medical 6chopl and the most
eminent physician and isurgeon in the
Connecticut valley, died last bight, aged 50.
A dispatch from Geneva 6&.ys: The United
States government notified the Federal council
of the arrest of Joseph Licdrist in America,
who is suspected of being concerned in three
murders in Switzerland. i
Lc Due, commissioner of agriculture, is in
Charleston, S. C, arranging for an experi
mental tea farm. He lias selected a site twenty
miles from' Charleston and two from Summers
villc. Le Due is an Ohio man.
John McKiunev, of Logan,' Harrison county,
lowa, undertook to warm his bedroom Sun
day night, with a bucket of ! coals. The gas
suffocated him until he was insensible, and the
room taking fire, his body was burned to 1 a
crisp. r:'.
The Chicago council lias passed an ordinance
requiring manufacturers of auti-Hubb cheese,
butterine, olomargarine and , other articles of
the kind, to stamp their products plainly with
the name. The penalty fs I $50 fine for each
violation and confiscation of the goods.
The five persons killed Saturday while cross
ing the railroad track near ■ clandeloye; Out.,
were witnesses in the great Biddulph trial, and
were to be again called upon to give testimony
in that case the 24th of next month. The
prisoners, six in number, who arc still in jail,
were greatly excited when they heard of the
accident, as the parties were witnesses in their
An ordinance was introduced in the Chicago
council last night allowing the South street
railway company to put in an endless under
ground cable in use in operating their cars.
It if? the same contrivance that has been suc
cessfully used in other cities. The company
arc very anxious to have the ordinance enact
ed. The cost of the new machinery will be
about $100,000 per mile and will aeerceate
Office Observation, Signal (Jours, U.S.A. }
Inoersoll Block, Third Street, >
St. Paul, Minn. )
Observations taken at the same moment of
time at all stations.
Meteorological Record, Dec. 27,1880, 'J:s6i\m.
Bar. Ther. Wind. Weather.
Duluth 30.25 -23 SW Clear.
Fort Garry...30.45 -34 NW Ciear.
St. Vincent..3o.37 -34 NW Clear.
Yankton ....30.53 -10 NW Cloudy.
St. Paul 30.32 -18 W Clear.
Bar. Thcr. Rel. Hum. Wind. Weather.
30.369 -15.5 70.3 W Clear.
Amount of melted snow, 00.0 inches; max
imum thermometer, -2; mininum thermome
ter, -20.
-Below zero.
O. S. M. Cone,
Sergeant Signal Corps, U. 8. A.
Washington, Dec. 28, 1 a. m.—lndications
for upper lake region, slight fall followed by
slowly rising temperature. Clear or fair
weather. Northeast to southwest winds, and
in Eastern portion rising barometer. For
upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys,
very cold and partly cloudy weather, with
occasional light snow. Stationary or slowly
falling barometer. Winds generally from the
northeast to southwest, followed by slight
rise in tcmeraturc by Wednesday forenoon.
>"o Proof Mere Convincing
Could l.c produced to satisfy us that there is
true merit in Day's Kirs Pad than the fact
that it is being imf.it' 1. Already several
worthless kidney pads iii c seeking a", sale on
the good reputation of this original and excel
lent wad.
Powers Bros.' Clearing Sale
is the sensation of the day. Last week their
store was packed "daily with ladies purchasing
at the reduced prices. Elegant, seasonable
goods almost given away. Be in time.
All this week you can buy your Return Gifts
regardless of cost, at the St. Paul B. &S. Co.'a,
S7 East Third street. ;
Dress Goods, below cost, at Powers Bros.'.
Clearing Sale.
Stces Bros., sole agents for the Moore Com
bination Desk company. A full line of Office
Queen, Counting House King, General Busi
ness and Flat Top Combination desks kept in
stock. •• I?:.*.*:-'
Silks below cost at Powers Bros.' Clearing
Sale. • -
Those elegant Bisque Figures at the 99 Cent
Store, will be closed out at cost. .
Full sets of Hawthorne's works at the StJ
Paul B. & 8. Co' 6., 87 East Third street, at
cost, this week.
Lawyers will find Moore's Patent Office
Queen Deek6 at Stees Bro.'s. '■'':'-Jy-i
' Dr. Rogers Vegetable Worm syrup instant
ly destroys worms and removes the secretions
which cause them. •
Satins below cost at Powers Bros.' Clearing
Sale. i^:v::T^
Death of This Eminent Divine—Sketch of
; His Life.
New Yokk,! Dec. 27.—The Rev. Dr.
ElmiraH. Chapin; died yesterday. His
friends have known for some time that
there were no hopes of his ' recovery, but
the intelligence of his death will be re
ceived with regret. Dr. Chapin was
born at Union village, Washington coun
ty, on the 29 th of December, 1814. His
parents were natives of New England. \
While he was in his boyhood they re- j
moved to Bennington, Vt. He received
an academic education at Bennington
seminary and then returned to this State,
beginning to study for the bar in a law
yer's office in Troy. Without complet
ing his legal studies he soon removed to
Utica, where he became assistant editor
of the Magazine and Advocate, then a
leading journal of the Univer6alist de
nomination. In 1834, when 23 years of
age, he was ordained in Utica to the Uni
versalist ministry. He immediately be
gan preaching and accepted a call to be
come pastor of an Independent Christian
church at Richmond, Va., a society com
posed both of Universalists and Unitari
ans. In 1840 he accepted the charge of a
Universalist church at Charlestown,,
Mass. Six years later he accepted a call
from School street Universalist church,
Boston, becoming a colleague of Hosea
Bollon. In 1848 Dr. Chapin came to this
city to assume the pastorate of the Fourth
Universalist society, which he has ever
since retained. Among his friends and
parishioners was Horace Greely, whose
funeral services took place from his
church. Dr. Chapin leaves a wife, two
sons and a daughter.
For the last four years Dr. Chapin has
complained of fatigue which no amount
of rest seemed to relieve. Frequent trips
to Europe failed to do him good, and in
fact unless surrounded by friends during
foreign trips he was apt to become home
sick and worry constantly until he could
return,'yet such was his indomitable will
visible in every look and movement
even when ill that he would not allow the
trustees of his church to engage an assist
ant until recently, when it became evi
dent he would not be able to preach
again. Although troubled with asthma
and dyspepsia it cannot be said he had
contracted ayiy particular disease. His
mind remained clear during the last four
years of suffering the only indication of
waning mental powers being his constant
nervousness and worry about trifling
matters. One of his parishioners who
knew him intimately, said Dr. Chapin
fretted himself first into illness and then
death. Although the affairs of his church
were in the most prosperous condition,
the congregation being largely composed
of men of wealth, he worried lest its
members would be discontented on ac
count of his frequent absence, and if he
noticed any prominent members of the
church were not regularly in their pews,
ho would attribute their absence to his
own shortcomings and make himself
miserable. Dr. Chapin's last sermon in his
Church of Divine Paternity was on Palm
Sunday last year. On that day it was
feared he would not be able to finish ser
vice. He went to Europe last summer
but came back no better, imagining from
the fact that he met no familiar faces in
Switzerland, that his friends were desert
ing him. He left the house but seldom
this autumn, and then only for a short
drive with' his nurse. Two weeks ago
he went out for the last time. He con
tinued until yesterday to walk about the
house, and had no thought, apparently,
that his end was so near. He was very
sensitive about what friends said to him
concerning his appearance. He asked
each person to tell himj^iow he looked,
and if the reply was not favorable, he
would remain despondent for hours.
To-yiyht Frank Mayo an Van, The Vlr
f/inian. -.
The lapse of a few weeks in theatrical
entertainments in this city, and the reap
pearance, after an absence of several
years, of an old St. Paul favorite, Mr.
Frank Mayo, for a two nights' engage
ment, will undoubtedly draw out a large
audience. "Van, the Virginian," one
of Bartley Campbell's- most* successful
dramas, has not been seen at the Opera
house since the spring of 1876, and, that
Mr. Mayo should select this as his open
ing performance, we regard as a capital
selection. On to-morrow night our citi
zens will have the opportunity of wit
nessing Mr. Mayo in his great role of
"Davy Crockett." Seats for either of
these performances can be secured at the
box office during the day.
Claude Protests.
"An Arabian Night" will be produced in
St. Paul this week. The only guarantee of the
excellence of the performance is that Claude
De Haven is the advance agent.
To the Editor of the Globe.
Let me thank you for the above notice
referring to me in such flattering terms,
and in return please accept my picture at
the head of this note as a Christmas gift.
But—-(I said but once to a man who was
smoking a short cigar and got a rap in
the but) I am not the only " Guarantee of
the Excellence" of "An Arabian Night."
Augustin Daly wrote it, arid Roland Reed
delineates it. And you can take my
word (for what it is worth) that it is the
funniest thing you ever witnessed. Sev
eral old maids have become ruptured by
laughing at it, and in nine cases out of
ten it will remove freckles. It is the
"Dandy" comedy of the day. . I enclose
you 100,000,000 press notices,whicl^please
allow to climb the golden basket. Can
you ask for more ? Thine with a sore
thumb. Claude De Haven.
More Idiots.
Boston, Mass., Dec. 27.—A sweepstake
go as you please match of 130 hours,
commenced this afternoon at Music Hall
with seven starters: Frank Willmot,
Bichard Loconz, Jeremiah Hourthan,Billy
Pegram, Patrick Fitzgerald, and John
Ennis. Hart, who was suffering from a
cold, withdrew after scoring ten miles.
At midnight the scores of the other con
testants were as follows: Fitzgerald 60;
Laconz 50; Pegram 50; Willmott 40;
Ennis 40.
Selling: Sara at Chicago.
Chicago, Dec. 27.—The sale of season
tickets to the Bernhardt performance at
McVicker's began to-day, and when the
box office closed to-night about $3,500
worth had been; taken. There was an
active warfare made on professional scalp
ers by Manager McVicker, which pre
vented considerable sales.
Esterley & Heinemanh have applied to be
admitted into the choir of clearing out and
going out of business singers, and propose
that things shall not be done by halves. Wait
until Wednesday, January sth, 1881. On that
day they will offer grand bargains for every
body. It will pay you to wait.
As it Casts its Light on the Chicago
Markets—A Big Failure.
[Special Telegram to the Globe.]
Chicago, Dec. 27.—Pretty nice feather in my
cap. As the market has acted to-day the tone
is completely changed. Cables were not taken
much notice of, while the general trading has
changed from 6elling to buying. Friday we
closed 94> 4 c February wheat and to-night
98 c. This advance was gained by steady,
slow progress all day long, no jump and fiz
zling round the corner, no straight, steady de
mand from outsiders especially and shorts
feeling uncomfortable because during all day
never at a time there was much for sale. It is
just the kind of a market to get a nice score
up for the shorts, a 6 there arc big lines out.
Corn and oats followed wheat,
ft Provisions firm and improved some. A good
many 6horts wont have just as happy a New
Years as they had a merry Christmas.
[Special Telegram to the Globe.]
Alilwaukee, Dec. 27.—The failure of the
grain commission firm known as the Wm. P.
McLaren & Co., is the sensation of the day
here. The house has a branch at Chicago
managed by the Messrs. Rice. Speculations
by the latter caused the failure. The amount
is about $100,000. The firm was a stock
company, and the failure does not affect the
large private fortuue of Wm. P. McLaren, of
this city, and ho continues the business here.
The wheat market enjoyed a boom to-day,
jumping from 94c for January iv the forenoon
to Otj^'c at the late board, and closed at 98c.
S. F. Dalrymple, Casselton, D. T., is at the
G. W. Knee, La Crosse, Wi6., ib registered
at the Merchants.
John J. Rhodes; Esq., Hastings, the McCor
mick machine man, was visiting St. Paul yes
Leave of absence for two weeks has been
granted Second Lieutenant B. D. Spilman,
Seventh cavalry.
Geo. W. M. Reed, proprietor of Reed's
famous tonic bitters, New Haven, Ct., is now
?aying one of his 6emi-occasional trips to St.
Private Alvin Trenbrodt, company E, Third
infantry, Fort Ellis, has been detailed for duty
at regimental headquarters, Fort Shaw, Mon
Hen. R. B. Langdon, Minneapolis, was hob
nobbing in Bt. Paul yesterday, with a number
of the outspoken opponents to Bluff Aleck iii
the approaching Senatorial fight.
Mr. W. A. Kaynor, clerk at the Cameron
house, La Crosse, Wis., one of the most com
plete and popular railroad hotels in the north
west, is visiting St. Paul with headquarters at
the Merchants,
R. L. Tcrrill, Lake City; A. Collins, Chica"
go, steam boiler inspector for the Hartford
steam boiler works; A. E. Johnson, Albert Lea,
and C. F. Wilson, of Prescott, Wis., were ar
rivals at the Windsor yesterday.
Among the late arrivals at the Merchants
last evening were, W. F. Spaulding, Brainerd;
A. M. Miller, Dr. Little and wife and 8. M.
Pclton, Duluth; John McManu, Moorhcad ;*A.
G. Taylor, Rushinore.
Mr. A. A. McLeod is home spending a few
days with his family and friends, after an
absence of nearly two years. The major por
tion of his time during this absence, was
passed in Leadvillc, Colorado, where he be
came interested iv some of the most valuable
mining property, iv that land of rich leads.
He is now just from New York city, where he
has been for several months past, and where
he perfected arrangements for working his
mines on an extensive scale, and he is en-route
to Leadvillc to inaugurate active mining
operations with the most improved machinery
constructed. Rumor says that Mr. McLeod's
strike is exceedingly rich, in fact a genuine
bouanza. His many friends iv St. Paul and
elsewhere will hope "madam rumor' 1 tells the
truth in this instance.
Constitutionality of the Hack Ordinance
Affirmed by the Supreme Court.
Some little time ago, Frank Smith, a
hackman, was taken before the munici
pal court and fined for refusing to keep
in the place assigned him by the police
about the railroad depots, such assign
ment being made under the provisions of
the ordinance regulating, the hack service
in the city. Smith appealed from the
decision of the municipal court judge
and had the case transferred to the State
supreme court upon a writ of cerliorari.
Yesterday the court filed its decision
affirming the finding of the municipal
court, and declaring the ordinances under
which Smith was arrested and fined au
thorized by the city charter. The main
points in the decision of the court is
found in the following syllabus of the
The City of Bt. Paul, respondent, vs. Frank
Smith, rclator.
The charter of the city of St. Paul authorizes
the common council by ordinances "to regu
late at a, reasonable rate to license hacks,
carts, omnibuses, trucks, wagons, and other
vehicles engaged in hauling or carrying for
hire, and the charges of the drivers of 6uch
Held, That the following ordinances are
authorized by this provision of the charter,
viz: Ordinance No. 107, which provides "that
hackmau * * * when at or about any
railroad depot or station * * shall obey
the commands and directions of the police
officer or officers who may be stationed or do
ing duty at or about such depot or station * *
for the preservation of order and enforcement
of ordinances." And ordinance No. 133, which
provides that "no owner or driver of any * *
hack * * shall make any stand or stopping
place, with or without hi 6 vehicle, while wait
ing for employment at any place, on any street
or public ground adjacent to any railroad or
railway depot * * except in the place or places
designated by the police officer on duty from
time to time at such railway depot or station."
Held, that the ordinances are regulations of
hacks, and not unreasonable or offensive;
also, that ordinance No. 233 authorized the
assigning of a particular place to each hack
man. Also, that the fact that the ground
above the depot or station where these ordi
nances are to be enforced is not the property
of the city, or public property of any kind,
strictly speaking, is not important. The fact
that it is commonly used by hackmcu for the
purpose mentioned in the ordinances is suffi
Everybody should wait until Wednesday,
January sth, to purchase their Dry Goods, if
they want bargains. There will be fun at Es
tcrlcy & Hcinemann's on that day.
Ladies Please Remember,
That A. H.Lindckc & Bro. will retire from the
retail trade within the next 6ixty days. Every
article in their establishment has been marked
down to the lowest possible figure, and the
entire stock will positively be closed out with
in the time specified. Elegant Silk, Satin and
Dress Goods at fabulously prices. Laces, Ho
siery, Ribbons, Velvets, etc., will be offerea at
prices which will astonish the most economi
cal purchaser. Come and see for yourself that
we mean just what we say.
Full 6Ct6 of George Eliot's works at tie
St. Paul B. &8. Co.'s, 87 East Third street,
selling at cost during thi6 week.
Go to the 99 Cent Store and get real bargains
all thi6 week.
Satin De Lyons, below cost, at Powere Bros.*
Clearing Sale.
Standard and Miscellaneous Books for Return
Gifts, at the St. Paul B. A f». Co.'s, 87 East
Third street-
Brocade Velvets, below cost, at Powers 8r06.'
Clearing Salt.
NO. 36 S
Their Condition After the Storm on Sun
day—Not as Bad as Might Have Been, in
Fact Very Woll Under the Circumstan
ces—Extent of the Storm—Moving the
Duluth Offices—Fatal Casualty Per
sonal Mention.
The Chicago, Milwaukee & St Paul
railway announces a slight change in the
running of its St. Paul and Minneapolis
trains, via Fort Knelling, the time for the
4:00 p. m. train leaving here being 4:45 at
Minneapolis, a reduction of five minutes,
and that of the train leaving Minneapolis
heretofore 4:20 being changed to 4:10.
The officials and their corps of assist
ants in the general offices of the St. Paul
& Duluth road, were all broke up yester
day—the cause being found in the fact
that the work of transferring themselves
and official effects to their elegant new
quarters, in Dawson's block, southeast
corner of Wacouta and Fourth streets
was in progress. At nightfall more of
the effects had been removed to the new
location, where some little order had been
evolved out of the general chaos incident
to such an occurrence, but it will be a
day or two, at least, before everything
will be gotten in shape, or the gentle
men will have recovered their usual
serenity and affability. Any one ever
having taken a hand at moving knows
how it is himself.
S. S. Merrill, general manager, P. M.
Myers, assistant general manager, of the
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway
Milwaukee, and Mr. Eagan, superintend
ent of the Southern Minnesota division of
this road, La Crosse, arrived from the
Eastjyesterday morning and spent the day
between St. Paul and Minneapolis look
ing after the interests of the road.
General Manager Sargent of the North
ern Pacific railroad will arrive from Chi
cago to-day, where he spent his Christ
mas with his family.
Freight Conductor Hamilton, of the
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul road,
was fatally crushed by the cars at
Palyrma, Wis., Saturday night. Hamil
ton stepped between the cars to couple
them, when he was knocked down, two
trucks passing over his right leg, crushing
it to a jelly. He lived m great agony
until about midnight, when he died. He
was about thirty years of age, and leaves
a family,
Saturday, Thomas Fay, a brakeman
on the Chicago, St. Paul & Omaha road,
Sioux City division, had his left hand and
fingers badly crushed while coupling
cars at Shakopee. Dr. Dunn, of Shako
pee, amputated the thumb, three fingers
and part of the hand.
Worm and l'artial Bail Blockade.
Sunday's fall of snow, followed toward
night by high wind and extreme cold, re
sulted as was to be expected in giving all
the railroads trouble, though nearly all
were in better condition yesterday than
was anticipated. The fall of snow -was
heaviest to the south and west of St. Paul,
the storm extending beyond the boundar
ies of the State in both directions, the fall
of snow amounting to five or six inches
in depth. North of St. Paul the volume of
the snow fall gradually decreased,
only two to three inches being reported
in northern Minnesota, with but little
more than one inch along the line of the
Northern Pacific in Dakota. The cold
Sunday night was intense all over the
State, 40 degrees below being reported
from the western end of the Southern
Minnesota and the western end of the
Hastings & Dakota, 30 degrees below at
St. James, on the St. Paul & Sioux City;
27 below at Little Falls; 30 degrees at
Wadena and 27 degrees at Casselton, on
the Northern Pacific; and 39 degrees be
low at St. Vincent, 36 degrees at Brecken
ridge, 28 degrees at Fergus Falls and 30
at St. Cloud, points on the St. Paul &
Manitoba line.
The storm extended along the entire
line of the Sioux City division of the C,
St. P. & O. road, the wind reaching quite
a blizzard toward nightfall, and the trains,
including the express from Omaha, were
suspended for the night, the latter lying
over at Sioux City. Yesterday morning
all trains were resumed and all were re
ported last night as having made fair
time, and no further trouble is anticipa
ted. Trains on the Eastern division of
the line were delayed a little by the se
vere cold, trains from Chicago arriving
here from an hour and a half to two
hours late.
No trouble from snow was experienced
on the Eastern division of the Chicago,
Milwaukee and St. Paul road, on its
Minnesota and lowa division; though
delayed by the cold, passengers, however,
arriving nearly on time. On the Hast
ings and Dakota division, trains west of
Glencoe were suspended for the day,
trains to Glencoe getting through with
little trouble. Reports received here
from points along the line west of Glen
coe, say the cuts are not badly filled, and
the company hope to be able to open the
road to-day. It was reported that trains
on the western end of the Southern Min
nesota division of this road had been
abandoned, but the extent of the trouble
could not be learned.
The St. Paul & Duluth suffered no
trouble from snow and but little from
cold, trains running nearly on time.
The St. Paul & Manitoba and Northern
Pacific roads had little trouble, the snow
being light along their lines, though some
time was lost by the cold.
All in all, the Minnesota railroads es
caped more luckily than did Eastern lines.
Profitable Patients.
The most wonderful and marvelous
success in cases where persons are sick or
wasting away from a condition of miser
ableness, that no one knows what ails
them, (profitable patients for doctors), is
obtained by the use of Hop Bitters. They
begin to cure from the first dose and keep
it up until perfect health is restored.
Whoever is afflicted in this way need not
suffer, when they can get Hop Bitters-
Cincinnati Star.
Go to the St. Paul B. & S. Co.'s, for Return
Gifts. All their Holiday Goo<i6 are marked
To Lovers of Fine Ping Tobacco.
"Kcno" Plug, manufactured by Mussclmau
&Co., Louisville, Ky., ia the choicest plug
tobacco sold. Adam Fetsch, "wholesale agent.
Business meu go to Btees Bro.'s for MoDre's
Patent Counting House King Desks.
Everything marked down, to close out Holi
day goods, at the 99 Cent Store.
Elegant Return Gifts.
Nothing can surpass the choice and eeasonn
bl« assortment of Holiday Goods to )>c found
at the Gem Bookstore of Sherwood Hough
corner of Third and Wabashaw streets. Every
thing in the Book and Stationery line, Artists'
Materials, Bric-a-Brac, Engravings, etc.

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