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THE CITY COUNCIL.
-lteport of the City Comptroller on the Tax Estimate—Three Spans of the Wabashaw : Street Bridge to be Built of Iron— for the Board ot Public Works. The city council held a regular meet ing last evening, and transacted the fol lowing business: *• • the tax estimates. - The following report from the comp troller was read and referred to the com mittee on way? and means and the city at torney; City Comptroller's Office, ) St. Paul, Sept* 30. $ To the Honorable the President and Common Council of the City of St. Paul. Gentlemen: I herewith present the tax levy estimate for the year 1SS2, for your consideration, as required by law. The following is a condensed statement for which a tax levy is required, viz: Interest npon bond debt $121,130.00 City bonds maturing in year 1883... 31,870.00 General fund 291.000.00 Ward funds 40.000.00 Total 8490.000.00 Upon a valuation of 840,000.000 assessed real and personal estate^ twelve and one-quarter mills v 12'.: mills) will have to be levied to realize the amount for the First, Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth wards. The Sixth ward will be 10 mills and "New Territory"' 11 mills. The estimate contains all the necessary infor mation. Very respectfully, Your obedient servant, John W. Roche, City Comptroller. Estimate. INTEREST fcnd. DK. To annual interest upon the bond de! for the year 1888 812G.2S3 00 To citv bonds maturing i:: the year ■ Jgffi 1883 .' ."... 31.870 00 Total debt 8158,153 00 CE. By interest charged Sixth Ward tax levy upon 813.500, seven per cent, bonds, issued under an act of the legislature, for funding the bonds of the town of West St. Paul (now ' Sixth ward) 8 945 00 By estimated amount of interest upon city treasurer's bank de posits... 81.20S 00 Total credit 8 2,153 00 Balance required for inter est fund 8156,000 00 - $40,0 .v. WW. assessed valuation of real and personal estate, at three ami ninety hundredths mills, (3 90-100 mills i on the dollar, Rwill realize....' 8156,000 00 GENEBAL FUND. DK. To salaries of the following city officers, viz: Mayor 81,000 00 • Twelve Aldermen, at 8100 > each 1,200 00 City Treasurer, including clerk hire 2,900 00 • City Clerk 1,750 00 - City Clerk's deputy 600 00 - City Attorney 2,500 00 - City Attornev' a clerk.... 600 00 -City Comptroller 2,500 00 Judge of Municipal court 2.500 00 -Clerk of Municipal court 1.200 00 Marketmaster 600 00 ; Sealer of weights and . measures, (Market master 100 00 Custodian, Market hall, (Marketmaster) 140 00 Janitor, "Baldwin build ing-' . 600 00 818,190 00 ' ADD OF PCBLIO WORKS. President 8600 00 Five member, 8500 each. 2,500 00 •Clerk of Board, including clerk hire 2,100 00 Engineer of Board 2,500 00 Engineering department. 16,000 00 Two ' street inspectors, (800 each 1,800 00 Incidental exnenses 500 00 826,000 00 BOABD OF HEALTH. ' Twodnspectors,$840each.$l,68b 00 Nurse"!* pest house 480 00 Inspector at deposit ground 4S0 00 Incidental Expenses 500 00 I 83,140 00 fibe department Board i E Fire Comm'rs, 3members§100each.. $300 00 ' Chief Engineer 1,500 00 \ •Chief's Assistant 1,000 00 Five Engineers of Steam ers, .>1,000 each 5,000 00 Five Firemen of Steam ers, 1840 each 4,200 00 Five Drivers of Steamers £840 each 4,200 00 Five Drivers of Hose Car riages, $840 each 4,200 00 One Driver of Hook and Ladder No. 1 840 00 ■One Tillerman of Hook and Ladder No. 1 ..... 840 00 'One Foreman, Hook and Ladder No. 1 840 00 '• Seven Laddermen, Hook and Ladder No.l, -*24U • . each 1,680 00 Five Hosemen (foremen) $840 each 4,200 00 ' Twenty Hosemen, $240 each 4,800 00 • One Foreman, Hook and Ladder No. 2 840 00 -One Driver Hook and Ladder No. 2 810 00 - One Tillerman, Hook and Ladder No. 2 840 00 Eight Laddermen. Hook and Ladder No. 2, $240 each 1,900 00 ; Superintendent of Fire Alarm 600 00 : Secretary of Board 100 00 LaFrar.ee Steam Fire Engine 4,500 00 . Hayes' Truck and Exten sion Ladder 3,500 00 ■ Maintenance 10,000 00 Anticipated increase of "fire department during the year 1883, as per. action of council 21,000 00 ■ -*80 ,740 0 POLICE DSPABTMKKX. •Chief 8 1,500 00 •Captain 1.200 00 • Two Seargeants, $1,000 each 2,000 00 " Two detectives, $1,000 each 2.000 CO Tailor 840 00 Fifty-six patrolmen,$840 each. '. 47,000 CO For the, increase of the police force by 13 pa trolmen since last tax * levy, at $840 each .... 10,920 GO ; Special patrolmen dur ing year 1,000 00 Incidental expenses 500 00 $67,000 00 TBANSCBIPTS OF JUDGMENTS Docketed iii District Court of Ramsey county, viz: Augustus E. Field. Julv 23. '81.:........../:$ 1,614 50 > Mary Jorgaaau, Nov. 1, '81...;...........-.. 30120 •Christian Pavlow, Nov. -,-<■■ • 12, '81....*.:.....'.:. 136 94 Charles Pavlow.Nov. 12, '81 ."....'....;.... 118 95 Bern hard Basse,Nov. 12, ' '81..... ' .;. 192 55 -J. Pazhowesky, Nov. 12, '81 -. 134 70 J. N. Pottigeiser, Nov. 12. »81... 194 45 Peter Wagner, Nov. 12, t ■''^J '81.... 98 95 C. Hazlebath, Nov. 12, '81 ....: 120 07 John Schorm, Nov. 12. '81...:. .' 195 07 Marv Bilgate, Nov. 12, '81......... - 143 95 Lena Yerka. Nov. 12, '81 93 95 William •Wenzel, Nov. 12, '61 ' 118 95 Frank Webber, Nov. 28, '81... 48 75 . \ Laura A. Sive,Dec.3, '81 145 80 . A. J. Van Anlstein, Nov. 27,'81....:......... 744 82 M. Ludwig, Jan. 28, '82 86 68 Fred Kichter, June 23, '82........ 49180 Int. upon above judg ments.......... 638 70 :— $ 5,623 28 • MISCELLANEOUS. St. Paul Gas Light com pany 813.000 00 Gasoline lamps 8,000 00 Alms house and hospital. 6,000 00 Printing and stationery. 14,000 00 General expenses 9,000 00 Temporary boarding of city prisoners in city jail, and female city prisoners in Honse of Good Shepherd 1,800 00 Certificate of indebted ness and interest . 18,847 22 City workhouse mainte nance. 20,000 00 Repairing Paul bridge 40,000 00 St. Paul Library 5,000 00 Improvement of public parks 6,000 00 Board of Water Commis sioners, water for pub lie purposes .'. 12.000 00 Steam roller and crusher 7,500 00 8161.117 22 Total debt 86Cl,SiO 50 CKEDIT. By the following estimated revenues other than taxes, viz: Municipal court 810.500 00 Market 3.340 50 Licenses 53.000 00 Poundage 600 00 Miscellaneous 400 00 Total credit .$ 67,840 50 Estimated balance required for the general fund $294,000 00 Forty million assessed valuation of real and personal estate, at seven and thirty-five hundredths mills, (7 35-100 mills on the dollar, will realize : $294,000 00 WARD FUNDS. To estimated amount for cleaning Dr. streets and sewers, constructing street crossings, etc 840.000 00 $40,000,000 assessed valuation of real and personal estate at one mill (1 mill) on the dollar will realize 840,000 00 BECAPITCLATION OF TAX ESTIMATE. Upon 840,000.000 assessed valuation of real and personal estate, viz: Interest fund at|3.9G mills -*156.000 00 General fund at 7.35 mills 294,000 00 Ward funds at 1 mill .'. 40,000 00 Total for city purposes, 12: 4 190,000 00 The tax levy will have to be made by wards and "new territory," as the Sixth ward and new territory were exempt from taxation upon the city debt at the time of annexation, as follows, viz: FIBST, SECOND, THIRD, FOCETH, FIFTH WARDS. Interest fund ; 3.90 mills General fund 7.85 mills Ward funds 1 mill Total 12' 4 mills SIXTH WARD. Interest fund, for proportion of 837,755 interest upon 8794,000 city bonds issued since annexation, in ratio to 81,265.772 assessed valua tion of real and personal estate in the ward 95 mills Interest fund, for 845.00 interest up on $13,500 city bonds issued to fund bonds of town of West St. Panl (now the Sixth ward of city of St. Paul) 70 mills General fund 7.35 mills Ward f 1 mill ~Total 10 mills NEW TERRITORY. Interest fund 2.65 mills General fund 7.35 mills Ward fund -. 1 mill Tojal 11 mills John W. Roche, City Comptroller. BOABD OF PUBLIC WOBLS. This board is ordered to pave Sibley street from Fifth • to Seventh street, with cedar blocks and stone curbs. The board is to investigate and report as to a change of grade on Rice, between Pennsylvania avenue and Winter street; as to opening and widening Grove street from Broadway to Pearl street;, as to grading Commercial street, from Fourth '■ to Sixth street, and Sixth street west from ! Hoffman avenue to Commercial street; as to opening widening and extending Merrill street east from Gaultier street to Wood bridge street in Auerbach & Hand's addi tion; as to opening, widening and extend ing Western avenue from Minnehaha street north to city limits; as to opening, widen ing and extending Gaultier . street from Front street north to Merrill street; as to opening, widening and extending Hatch street from Gaultier street east to Woodbridge street ; as. to opening, widening and extending Woodbridge street; as to opening, widening and ex tending Wells street; as to grading Igle hart street from Mackubin west to Kent street; as to a change of grade on Seventh street from Sibley street to Jackson as to opening an alley through block 19, St. Paul proper; as to grading Rice street from Bianca street north to city limits. MISCELLANEOUS. The mayor notified the council of the appointment of Andrew Dahlgren as spe cial policeman, to do duty near Arlington hills, temporarily, and the same was re ferred to Mr. Murray. L. E. Reed was authorized to move a building to the north side of Eighth street, between Rosabel and Wacouta. The request of Thomas Cochran and others for grading Iglehart street,was sent to the board of public works. The request of Peter Hoffman to . main tain scales on Bates avenue, between Hud son and Plumb street, was sent to the com mittee on streets.: The grading of Rice street from Bianca to Sycamore street was sent to the board of public works. • - : The request of James H. Davidson and others to open an alley through block 19, St. Paul proper, from Cedar to Minnesota was sent to the board of public works. :.'"> An order is to be drawn in favor j of H. Deppe for $60 in full payment of land taken for the extension of the Dodd road. The St. Paul Gas Light -company was authorized to light with • electricity the tower on bridge square. The city is to allow 8 per cent, on all es timates for work, labor or material fur nished the city after the same become due. The chief of police is to move all shan ties ete. on Virginia avenue. The city engineer is to advertise for seal ed proposals for rebuilding three spans of the Wabashaw street bridge, next to the present iron span, with iron spans. -:/:': ; The award of the contract for grading Feller street from .Western avenue to Kent street, by the board of public works, was confirmed. ■:■'■"■ '; The fire commissioners are authorized to erect a shed next to engine house No. 2 for the new .truck. ' .; The council then adjourned till Thurs day evening. Taking the Veil. Baltimobe, Oct. 3.—Helen Pauline Mc- Masters, youngest daughter of Mr. Jas. A. McMasters • of the Catholic Freeman's Journal, New York, was received this morning into the Carmelite convent. Arch bishop Gibbons addressed the young lady on the duties of her state of life and com mended her for the sacrifice she was mak ing of the world and its pleasures. Many clergymen assisted at the ceremonies. Steamship News. New Yoee, Oct. 3.—Arrived: The Gen. Weirder, from Bremer. Hakbubg, Oct. 2.—Arrived: The West phalia from New York. THE ST. PAUL D A1LY GLOBE, WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 4, 1*82 RAIL AND RIVER t- H. C. Ives, of the St. Paul and Manitoba road, has gone up the road. . • G. M. Farnham, traveling passenger agent of the Erie road, is in the city. . Fifty Scandinavian emigrants for the Northwest passed through Chicago Mon day. They came by the state line steamer Indiana. Wheat is coming in quite rapidly at Warren, running from twenty-five to fifty loads per day, all No. 1 hard, for which the farmers get from 83 to 85 cents per bushels. A party of people who went out to the Devil's Lake country last week write back that they are much pleased with the land at the narrows where they located. They are erecting houses and preparing for win ter. Mr. Johnson, emigration agent of the Manitoba road," has just returned from a flying trip to Portland on the Green river. Six months ago there was not a house there. To-day it is a town of 800 people, all prosperous, thrifty and happy, engaged in all kinds of business. During the past week they have had light rains up in that country which has had the effect of caus ing the roads to be bad, but has helped along tab plowing. The wheat is all No. 1 hard, and there is a good deal of it com ing in. There is a daily passenger through train from St. Paul to Portland, which leaves here at 8:40 p. m., reaching Port laud at 10 a. m. This gives a person sev eral hours in Portland. Northern Pacific Changes. [Special Telegram to the Globe.J Chicago, Oct. 3.—Mr. C. T. Hobart, formerly superintendent of the Dakota division of the Northern Pacific Railroad, having been appointed managing director of the Yellowstone Park association, will be transferred to Montana and placed in charge of the National Park branch of the Northern Pacific Railroad. Mr. J. T. Odell, a gentleman of large experience in the construction and operation of railroads, and formerly superintendent of the Den ver & Smoky Hill division . of , the North ern Pacific Railroad, will take charge on the retirement of the present incumbent. The Minneapolis &■ St. Louis Annual. [Special Telegram to the Globe.] Minneapolis, Sept. 3.—The annual meet ing of the board of directors of the Min neapolis & St. Louis railroad was held at the offices of that road, in this city, to-day. Following are the members of the board: Benjamin Brewster, H. B. Bishop and David Dows, of New York city; R.R.Coble and H.H. Porter, of Chicago; A. B.Stickney and W. R. Merriam, of St. Paul, and Hon. W. D. Washburn and W. W. McNair, of this city. All the members were present yesterday except Messrs, Brewster and Dows. The following were elected officers for the ensu ing year: President, R. R. Cable; vice president, A. B. Stickney; secretary and treasurer, John Gaskell; executive com mittee, Messrs. Cable, Washburn, Bishop and Porter. About $7,400,000 stock of the road, or about three-fourths of the en tire stock, was represented. Official Changes. [Special Telegram to the Globe.] Chicago, Oct. 3.—The Tribune to-day says: Mr. J. A. Hanley, for some time past superintendent *>f the Minnesota transfer and Union stock yard of St. Paul, and formerly agent of the Rock Island road at Rock Island, has been appointed gene ral freight agent of the Minneapolis & St. Louis railroad in place of Mr. A. H. Bode, who resigned to accept the position of assistant to the president and control ler of the St. Paul, Minneapolis & Mani toba railroad. As successors have now been appointed to both Messrs. Bode and Mohler, the St. Paul Globe, President Hill's organ, ought to admit that the Tribune did not publish "a malicious false hood" when it announced about two weeks ago that Mr. Bode had been appointed as sistant to the president and Mr. Mohler general freight agent of the St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba railroad. Ricer News. The river stands at three feet, one inch, and is about stationary. The Libbie Conger, of the Diamond Jo line, will leave for St. Louis to-day. The White Eagle, of the Davidson line of electric light steamers, will leave Fri day for St. Louis. The electric light steamer of the David son line, the Keokuk, will leave to-day for St. Louis at 12 o'clock. Port of Duluth. [Special Telegram to the Globe. 1 Duluth, Minn., Oct. 3.—Arrived— Wallula, Buffalo, 1,500 tons coal; barge Egyptian and tow, 2,000 tons coal; pro peller China. Buffalo, 300 tons merchan dise; Manistee, Houghton, light. Cleared—barge Hiawatha and two tows, Buffalo, 89,000 bushels wheat; propeller Campana, Collingwood, 10,000 bushels wheat. California Viticulturists. At a recent convention of wine-growers in San Francisco a gentleman read a pa per on '-Viticulture in its Relation to Tem perance," and made, as the Call says, a logical appeal for rational temperance. The clergy of the two largest cities of California are opposed to a viticulture commission supported by state aid. as an encouragement of an industry opposed to the interests of temperance. "I wish." said the lecturer, "that we could have the clergy of San Francisco and Sacramento with us to-night, that they might be impressed with our personnel; that we are not a lot of sots and intemperate man. When I first became interested in the subject of viticulture I asked scientific and medical men why it was that the people of France, who are the most universal wine drinkers on the face of the earth, are the most progressive, economical and law-abiding citizens the world can produce. I found . no. imme diate answer to my inquiries. The French 'drink more wine than we do, but were una ble to give any explanation why that fact accounted, if it did at all, for the superior industry of their people. It was not until I got to London that I found an answer to my question. There I learned that the greatest foe to temperance .was not the fine wines and brandies of France and California, but the heavy and unfermented beers of England and the adultered li quors." Why The Bride Cried. [Brunswick Me. Herald.] On the bank of the Kennebec .river, a few miles below Bath, lives" an old lady. Years ago she cried so violently when about to be married that it was difficult she could be pacified. On being interrog ated as to the cause of her great grief, she replied that it made her sad to think she was to live so near the steep bank of the river, where her children would daily be in danger of falling over and being drowned. The lady has now lived there about fifty ears, and has never had child. McCORMACK-L TONS. . Tne Brilliant Wedding- Yesterday of the Mayor of Grand Forks and One of St. Paul's Fair Daughters. One by one the fairest daughters of St. Paul are wooed and won by adventurous gentlemen from abroad. The brave men of other parts of the gilded northwest visit the metropolis, meet the fair maids and are captured. Yesterday a bold captain from the fertile Dakota valley, a man who has won honor among his peo ple, and filled his coffers- with well-earned ducats by sagacious investments in golden-grained acres, car ried away a maid most fair to see, and most estimable in character and accom plishments. -.'/■} At 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon the im mense cathedral was almost filled by friends and acquaintances of Mayor M. L. McCormack of Grand Forks, and Miss Dell A. Lyons, the eldest daughter of Mr. Maurice Lyons of" St. Paul, for the two highly esteemed young people were about to join their fates at the holy altar. No cards were issued, yet the attendance was one of the largest ever seen in St. Paul. A handsome carpet was laid from the curb to the main entrance of the church, and just at the hour named the bridal par ty arrived and passed over it to the. wide portal. As the procession passed into the temple, the organist, Prof. Manner, played the delightful Bride's March, from Lohen grin, and the audience turned to see the brilliant coterie which slowly moved up the aisle in the following order: Misses Therese and Emma Lyons, two pretty little sisters of the bride, one arrayed in blue and the other in pink, both carrying flowers. Col. E. W. Grovsner, with Miss Annie Lyons, elegantly attired in pink, . with a hat of most stylish design, and bearing a basket of choice flowers. Mr. J. H. Hanson accompanying the second daughter, Miss Frankie Lyons, who was very fascinating in a blue silk costume, with exquisite opera hat, and who also carried a beautiful basket of fresh blossoms. The bride's mother, in heavy brocaded velvet, led by the handsome groom, Capt McCormick. The lovely bride, leaning on the arm of her father. It is impossible to do justice to the beauty of the fair spouse and her elegant costume. Of a great delicacy of feature with the brightest of bright eyes and a refined intelligence of expression, it is not a matter for wonder that she was at tractive, but her many charms were aug mented by the elegant arts of dressing, so mysterious and so fascinating to the sterner sex. A flowing bridal veil falling from her wealth of coiffure enveloped a most exquisitely elaborate costume of cream brocaded silk, enriched by trim mings of costly Spanish lace. Diamond ornaments sparkled at ears and throat and billowy lace encircled the fair neck. Fairer bride never knelt before priest, and never was loyely bride more worthily bestowed. The ceremony, which was brief and in teresting, was preformed by Rev. Father Reilly, after which the bridal party de parted to the majistic straias of the wed ding march and drove to Mr. Lyon's resi dence on Tenth street, The time inter vening between the arrival of the party from the church and the departure of the happy pair for an eastern.trip, was passed pleasantly in discussing a most elaborate repast elegantly served. In the appoint ments of the table and the variety and delicious quality of the viands, the feast has seldom been equaled in St. Paul. The numerous bridal gifts were of the most exquisite and costly description, and they were prettily displayed. Many friends of the young couple assembled at the depot to wish them God-speed, and that their fu ture will be prosperous and happy cannot be doubted, for it is certainly deserved. WHY BOOT JACK? ! The Leading Conundrum of the Age Satisfactorily Answered. In June last Messrs. D. R. ■ Musselman & Co. manufacturers of plug tobacco, of Louisville. Ky., through their general agent, Mr. W. P. Harrison, of Chicago, offered an elegant silver set to any person who would answer in the best manner to the satisfaction of a committee of news paper men, the question "Why is Boot Jack the most appropriate name for a brand of chewing tobacco ?" The time fixed for examining the answers was last evening at the Merchants Hotel, when Mr. Harrison requested Capt. H. A. Castle, Robert K. Carr and T. S. White to act as a commit tee to examine the answers sent in and de cide upon their merits. The firm of Allen, Moon & Co. have been handling the Boot Jack brand of tobacco for some months past, and naturally feeling an interest in the result of the novel contest for the beautiful and costly prize offered, Messrs. Allen and Moon were present at the open ing of the answers, together with a num ber, of newspaper reporters and other dis tinguished gentlemen. Over one hundred answers were received but these were whittled down by the committee to fifty, and each member of the committee scored his appreciation, of the different answers in the ratio of 0 to 10. The five highest number swere then taken and in turn submitted to the invited guests on the occasion. The fiscal result was the award of the the Silver Tea Set to Mrs. H. S. James No. 792, Lincoln avenue, St. Paul her answer being: '"Because there will be no mis(Miss)tak ing it." Before the final award was made howev er, the party had the pleasure of hearing Miss Etta Hawkins, daughter of our well known citizen, Capt. Hawkins sing two or three selections . with piano accompaniment in the parlor . of the Merchants. The young lady was applauded again and again, "and but for the lateness of the evening she would have been kept singing for hours. After the singing the party proceeded to the la dies' ordinary where a splendid banquet was spread, and an hour or so was spent in discussing the elegant repast,* and the mer its of Boot Jack tobacco. The entire occa sion was one of social pleasure and Mr. Harrison can rest assured that he will al ways be warmly greeted in St. Paul by he knights of the lead pencil, as well as by all lovers of "Boot Jack tobacco." ..'. Blaine 111. Portsmouth, N. H., Oct. 3.—James G. Blaine, stopping at York beach, was re ported very ill yesterday and day before, but was more comfortable last night. ■'". '.: Senator Blair, of New Hampshire, says he admires good Democrats for the same reason that he admires the heathen. The Boston Post saucily says: "We wish the Democrats could return the compliment, but we ; consider a good, honest, healthy heathen greatly Mr. Blair's superior in manhood, common sense- and freedom from entanglement in embarrassing Peru vian alliances." . GOTHAM GOSSIP. What Has Become of Stewart's Bones?— Rich Men's Sons and the Disgrace They Bring on Their Families—The : Heroine of the Diamond Wedding. FNew York Letter.] Talking to a New York detective officer to-day I asked him what had become of the body of A. T. Stewart,— bones. "The best information that I possess," said he, "Is that it has not only never been recovered by the family and executors, but that it is not now in the possession of the original thieves." ' "Well, who got it from them ?" said I. "It is the understanding at police head quarters," said he, "that a second band of thieves, thinking that the body was a good thing, stole it from the first. Probably some of the persons privy to the robbery took the body away from j those who had been at the pains to dig it up and spirit it off." "Well, how was Mrs. Stewart appeased "Why," said the officer, "I suppose that she thinks that the bones have been re covered. She either thinks they have been recovered, or does not inquire concerning them. The fact is," said my friend, "That after that robbery it became a question among numerous wealthy persons in New York what to do to prevent a spoliation of other tombs of the same class. You know that immediately after the robbery in St. Mark's churchyard the tomb of the Van derbilts at Staten Island was watched, and so were several other tombs of conspicu ous persons. They all got tired of pay ing special watchmen, because it looked as if they might have to watch tombs for a period of years, and every rich man that died would require two live ones to look after his bones, a thing not very palat able to heirs. Consequently notice was sent to Judge Hilton that he ought to pay any reward for the return of Mr. Stewart's bones, whether Mrs. Stewart wanted to do so or not. The understanding is that Judge Hilton and other gentlemen pacified Mrs. Stewart in some way. You know the coffin of StewAt was not carried off by the thieves at all. They merely took the plate from the top and a piece of the cloth, and took out the body. Some pre sume that the coffin has been set in the new cathedral at Garden City without the real bones, but nobody wanted fo look into it." While talking to this officer we were pas sing up the New York bay. On the Long Island shore side is a red brick building. He remarked: "That is»the King's county inebriate asylum. Any person sent there has to be committed by law for drunken ness habitually, and after that his friends can pay large sums of money and have him accommodated with special, often lux urious rooms. The officer mentioned the son of a very conspicuous man who died long ago, worth several million of dollars, a man one time mentioned in the newspa pers as an available candidate for presi dent of the United States. He said: "There, till recently, Mr. — 's son served a term for habitual drunkenness. His father left him $10,000 per year, which was equivalent to being cut off in the will. The son was drunk for years, and »although he is out of the asylum, abroad has been drunk a great ever since." In reference to another rich man's son the officer said: "He has not been ho me for four- years. His father, who has a very large income, found that he, in a fit of recklessness, had deliberately married a prostitute in a public house, having the ceremony performed there. They had barely got him out of that scrape when it was found that he want ed to marry an upper servant in his father's house. Consequently the young man was sent to Europe and was kept lib erally supplied with money, but is not al lowed to come home." "Well," said I to the officer, "do rich men's son's in New York give them much trouble of that kind "Yes, in a number of cases—a majority certainly— son's of rich men in New York turn out worthless or worse. Their parents have no time to devote to their children, being engaged in the battle with their own generation for wealth and power, and they furnish their sons with money, preferring to let them have money rather than be a source of annoyance. The sons go out and make another world from that they have at home. They find their way to some dive or costly house of lewd entertainment, where they are flattered, courted and solicited for money and pres ents, until they consider it, frequently, smart to play the landlord, the "husband,'' or the distinguished friend, and the first thing their parents know there is a large bill for wine, etc.,and suddenly the money making sire awakens to find his son a com plete wreck, sapped in principle and self respect — in bodily . strengthand utterly averse to woman under the whole some restraint of matrimony." In the course of the conversation the name of Madame Oviedo, the heroine of the diamond wedding of twenty-five years ago, and who recently married again, was mentioned. An authority present re marked: "From w^at I hear, Madame Oviedo has no great • amount of money. She has probably the wedding presents given her by her first husband, but it is the social talk among ladies who know her that she merely has enough means to live in a hotel respectably. She is a very mea gre woman now. and well nigh fifty years of age. She lately married a German,who is said to be in the Mexican military ser vice, and in the newspapers he was called a count or baron. That means nothing at all in Germany, because for the last cen tury or so it has been allowed in Germany to call every son of a beggarly noble-man by the title of his parents, and each of these sons call their sons by the same title.' Consequently German; nobility is no no bility at all, but a mere sham and mob'-'of barons, counts, princes, etc." ' The Ohio State Journal has the follow ing account • of a queer character: There has just died near Kingston, Ohio, one John Elcholtz,' who was one of the "most ec centric individuals known in this > section. He came here when quite young, and being a hard-working man, he accumulated about $100,000. For many years he has not sold a bushel of wheat, as he claimed the market would rise, and there are now in his- grain bins thousands of bushels of wheat, some of' which has been there for more than twenty years. Mr. Elcholtz was 72 years old, and although he waited this long, the "grim monster" was ahead of the rise in the wheat market. It is estimated there will be a surplus of about §2,000,000 in the . appropriations made for the star route service the last fis cal year. Stand from Under. ACTIVITIES COMMENCING. GRAND DISPLAY OP PALL AND WINTER STYLES OP Mens', Yoflths', Boys' anfl GMlflrens Clotlimfi. Our stock is unusually large this season, all new and fresh manu factured, and will be sold on the PRINCIPLE OP READY PAY AND LOW PRICES. xxx, * .ir-a. x People from the cityand surrounding country will do well to call on us before buying elsewhere, and thereby save from 10 to 25 per cent. All we ask for is a fair comparison with competitors in QUALITY, MAKE and PRICES, and we are sure of your custom. P. S.—Be sure and don't forget the place. JfEWTMK OSE-PRICE CLOTHING HOUSE Corner of Third and Minnesota Streets, St. Paul. SPORTING. Edwin Thome Beats His Record at Phila delphia—Other Interesting Racing Ev ents—Base Kail. Turf Events. Pailadelphia, Oct. 3.—Fall trotting meeting at Belmont park. 2:40 class. Tempest ....; 1 i i John Davis.. 2' 2 3 Carrobasset 3 3 2 Harry 4 4 4 Harry H.'..'.'.';.' .*.'".'.'.' \ [ "." [."." .* .* dist. Time—2:32}.|.2:32%, 2:32, 2:32^. Special purse, Edwin Thome with run ning mate to beat 2:19. • . Edwin Thome 2 2 1 * Time—2:19%, 2:20%, 2:18%. ' * ' Class 2:23. Florence 1 3 3 1 1 Flora • 3 2 12 2 Lucrece 2 1 2 3 3 Time— 2:23)^,2:24%, 2:23%, 2:25. Jerome Pass, Oct. —First race, mile and a quarter, Free Gold first, Aella second, Hilarity third. Time 2:16%. Second race, 1% miles, Miss Lumley first, Amazon second. Elkhorn third. Time, 3:20. Third race, % mile,- Breeze. first, Cyril econd, Bella third. Time. 1:20. Mile and an eighth, Parole first, Spring^ field second General Monroe third. Time, 2:01*4. Mile Rohte and Vagrantscre started, and the former won easily. Time, 1:55. Day Dawn and Gimlet started in the hurdle race, one mile. The riders seemed afraid to trust the green horse, and ap proached the hurdles cautiously. Gimlet won. A claim of foul was disallowed. Steeple chase, full course, Ike Bonham first. Harr Gow second, Bernardine third . Time, 4:30. Chicago, Oct. 3.Opening day of the Chicago driving park fail race meeting. Weather cool and bright, track fair, at tendance light. Seven-eighth mile all ages: Aralon first, Lord Lyon second, Dave Yandell third. Time 1.29%. Prairie stakes, three-quarter, mile for two-year-olds: Murmur first. Idle Pet sec ond, Blackhal third. Time 1.17)£. Illinois stakes, one and one-half mile, for 3-year-olds: John Sullivan first, Ruth second, Ranger third. Time 2.42. Mile heats of all ages: Harry Gilmore first, Brigand Belle second, J. N. Norton third. Time— 1.45, 1.46%. Thursday will be derby day. No charge at the gate. Aequatics. Manchester,N.H., Oct. 3.—Hosmerwon the single scull race. Courtney in an ex hibition pull beat the time of the race. Rifle Shooting. New Yobk, Oct. 3.—Col. Bodine was elected captain of the international mili tary rifle team, to shoot in England in 1883. The colonel suggests that he be re lieved of the duty of choosing men. To superior guns and longer experience at long range shooting, is attributed the vic tory of the British. Pugilistic. York, Oct. 3— The prize fight be? tween Elliott and Tug Wilson is off. Tug telegraphs he will not return to America. Elliott got the forfeit of $1,000. Rase Ball. At New YorkChicagos 3, Metropolitans 2. ' -! ■--"■•' At Philadelphia—Troys 3, Philadelphias 2. At St. Louis —Louisvilles 3, St. Louis 4. "Our Wild Indians " No white man is more widely known among the Indians than Col. Dodge, who is always spoken of by them as the "Big Child." His new work, "Our Wild In dians," on the title: page of which Gen. Sherman's name also appears, was under taken by him at the urgent solicitation of many distinguished men. It was not, how ever, until Gen. Sherman offered to write an introduction to the work, and to give the volume his official sanction, that Col. Dodge consented to undertake it. It is the first authentic account of our wild Indians that has been written for nearly forty years. The author writes from the stand-point of actual personal experience, and it is in teresting to note in this connection the ex ceptional opportunities of observation he has enjoyed, as will be seen from the fol lowing statement of facts:— Dodge was graduated from West Point in 1848. and was at once assigned to active duty 08 the Texas frontier among the crafty and cunning Comanches. From that time un til his last campaign against the Utes, in 1880, a period of thirty-three years, his life has been spent in direct personal contact with the wildest Indians of the "Far West." In this third of a century he has had inter course with thirty-four different tribes hav ing fought his way foot by foot through In dianl and over ground never before trodden by the foot of a white man. His position as a high commanding officer in the U. S. army, and leader t of. many ' important; ex peditions against -the'; Indians, has' given him opportunities for study | and : observa tion, such as has never before fallen to the lot of a white man, and such ; as ] no one in civil life could possibly command. ' f'' 1 In this volume of 650 pages, Col. Dodge aims to give a truthful ".and minute ac count of "our wild Indians" of the pres ent day; to vividly describe their actions!, habits, customs, religion, manners and amusements as practiced by them now in the uncivilized regions of their uninvaded country ;'to give graphic accounts of thrill ingjand exciting adventures among them to narrate daring exploits and hair breadth escapes, not only from his own experience, but from that of . other white men and of Indians also; and to record desperate en counters and hand-to-hand combats,. sud den surprises, remarkable defences' and heroic achievements incident - to frontier life. In all of this Col. Dodge ; has succeeded most admirably, and he has produced: inoom- parably the most exhaustive and truthful account of "Our Wild Indians" ever writ ten, and undeniably one of the most thrill ing and fascinating books of personal dar ing and romantic adventure ever pub lished. His narrative is spiced with many graphic accounts of famous scouts and guides; of trappers, frontiersmen, squat ters, squaw-men, Texas cow-boys, miners, gold hunters, border ruffians and desper adoes, and their adventures and wonder ful achievements are fascinating pen-pic tures of life in our Indian country. "Truth is stranger than fiction," and most essen tially so in this thrilling record of Thirty- Three Years' Experience. Gen. Sherman truthfully says in his in troduction:— is the first attempt of which I have knowledge to treat him (the Indian) as he ex^ts in fact. You have had the experience of a third of a century in absolute contact with the various tribes of our Indians from the British line to Texas, New Mexico and Arizona, hunting with, them in peace and in war. It is by far the best description extant of the habits, man ners, customs, usages, ceremonies, etc., of the American Indian as he now is. You are hereby authorized to use my name as authority for its publication and circula tion; and I invite all persons to read this book carefully." The book is both profusely and magnifi cently illustrated. Its list of steel-plates includes portraits of the author, and of Gen: Crook, Gen. Miles, Gen. Custer. Gen. McKenzie, etc., and there are many superb full-page engravings on wood. But the crowning feature of the illustrations are the magnificent full-page chromo-litho graph plates. These are printed in differ ent colors, from ninety engraved stones, and represent weapons, ornaments, instru ments, f ac-similes of Indian drawings, and remarkable objects of interest and curios ity too numerous to mention. The Smith sonian Institute at Washington is largely indebted to Col. Dodge for its extensive collection of Indian objects, collected by him in the past thirty-three years. After a careful and critical examination of Col. Dodge's great work, we can truth fully say that it combines in an unusual degree great value and the most thrilling interest; uniting both with magnificent illustrations. It is a rare treat to look at the latter. In every respect it is a thor oughly first class work, and as such we call the special attention of our readers to it, and we advise them to get it at the very first opportunity. Once begun it will not willingly be laid aside till the last page is finished. It is sold at a low price, but is for sale only by subscription through can vassing agents. The widow of the late Senator Carpenter has returned to her old home in Milwau kee, with her son and daughter. Mr. Bright has given up all idea of ever visiting the United States. He is a great admirer of this country. HOLIDAY -WOODS! Gfiristmas & Birthday Cards JUST RECEIVED. Largest Assortment in the Northwest. Call early St. PanlBofll&utatenGo. 127 EAST THIRD STREET, NST. PAUL. PRICES GUARANTEED. DEMOCRATIC STATE CONVENTION. Headquabtebs Minnesota Democbatic ) State Centbal Committee, £ St, Paul, Sept. 18, 1882. ) At a meeting of the Democratic State Ceneral commitfee, held at the Merchants hotel, St. Paul, September* 19th, 1882, at 2:30 d. m.. on motion of Hon. C. Powell ...jamo, a delegate convention is called to meet at Market hall, in the city of St. Paul, on Tuesday, October 10th next, at 12 m., for the purpose of placing in nomination a candidate for Chief Justice of the Su preme Court of Minnesota, and that the basis ef representation in said convention is as follows: One delegate at large from each county in the state, and one delegate for each one hundred votes and major frac tipn thereof, cast fqr the Democratic can didate for governor in. 1881. . The representation by counties is a3 follows: COUNTY. NO. DEL. COUNTY. NC. DEL. Anoka,....-...; 5 Mille Lacs l Becker,..:....'...'.. 2 Morrison, '..'.'. 7 ', Benton, ..:......... 4 Mower,....'.. 5 Big Stone, 3 Murray, 2 Blue Earth,.........15 Nicollet, 6 Brown, .... .... 7 Nobles .'. '. 4 Carlton, 4 Olmsted '.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'. ill .Carver, 9 Otter Tail,.. 6 Chippewa, I ... Pine, 2 Chisago,'..'.'. .......:2'; Pipestone,....*-.:'.- 2 Clay, ....!.;:.. ; J... 4 Polk,............... .4. '■ Cottonwood, .V./..I 2 Pope,.:............ 1' Crow Wing,... 8 Bamsey, .'.2,1 Dakota,...V;.r...; 19 Redwood, .:.....". 2 Dodge;..;..:..;... 5 Renville, 4 Djuglas .....:...2 Bice, ..............14 Faribault, ....... 6 Bock,:.... ....". 2 Fillmore, '.'.". ......:' 4 -J. Scott, ........*.'.'' 15 ■ Freeborn, :......... 3 Sherburne, .......'.'. 2 Goodhue, :.::.'..-.'.': ■ 5" Sibley,..'. , . 6 Grant, ........ ~.-'.'";'. 2 Stearns,..:...... 23 Hennepin...........16 Steele......... "7 Houston, '.'......... 8 Stevens,......'.'. V" 6 Isanti,;.......... 1 St. Louis, "* 5 Jackson............. 1 Swift, ..;... •"*-*" 5 Kanabac,.:......... 1 Todd........ """* 3 Kandiyohi, . 3 Traverse,. ...'....'..'. 3 Kittson,............ 2 Wabashaw.... ' 13 Lac qui Parle, 1 Wadena, .......!!!! 2 Lake,... ' 1 , Waseca,.... '*' 8 Le Sueur,...:...... 19 Washington, '.}['.'.;'.' 13 Lincoln...... .2 Watonwan...... " 8 Lyons,............. 2 Wilkin,....;;. I; • . ' 1- McLeod, .......... 8 Winona, ...... "22 Marshall,*...... 2 Wright,....: 13 Martin..............;2 Yellow : Medicine '.'.'. I Meeker,."..........." 4 : .- . . By order of the committee, Fabius J. Mead, WM. CROOKS, • Secretary. Chairman. ;^s