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USicial Paper of the City and County. Printed and Published Every Day in the Year, EY THE BT. PAUL GLOBE PRINTING COMPANY No. 821 Wabashaw Street, St. Paul. ~THE DAILY GLOBE. SEVEN ISSUES PER WEEK, Dally and Sunday Glove; one DOLI.AR per month. SIX ISSUES PER WEEK— BY MAIL, One mouth 90 cte Six months $ 5.00 Three months . . . .$2.50 Twelve months . . 10.00 THE WEEKLY GLOBE. An eight page* paper published every Thurs ■*»>-, eoiit postpaid at $1.15 per year. Three months o-: trial for 25 cente. WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 18S3. Whatetkb may coma of the other crops, the ice crop was big enough and well harvested. lowa makes the finest butler of any sec tion of the United States. Corn-fed cows is the reason. The sheep farmers of Texas will show up an income of thirteen and a half million dollars this season. Goyebxok Fostkk of Ohio, has been at tending the New York Dog show as a re lief from his arduous cares of state. Tv.e Hon. Saml. J. Randall seems to be the Republican candidate for Speaker. The truly good organs all boom him. The St. Louis Republican observes that with Conkling and Grant both predicting a Democratic victory, it is quite evident there is work ahead for the Republican party. Judge Elliott, of Denver, Col., judici ally holds that a man must be held re sponsible for his wife's slanders. The men says the learned Judge, must see to it that their wives do not slander. Alas! fc>r the poor men. The Hon. Richard Smith of Cincinnati tells the New York city newspapers that Senator Sherman will not be a candidate for President again. What, never? Is the Honorable John afraid Charlie Foster will sell him out again? The Excise board of New York are draw ing the liquor license matter dawn fine, refusing to recognize Joe Coburn, the pn gilist, on account of his bad character, and shutting down on a bar and a grocery store on the same floor. Fbancis Clack, one of the Queen's "High land servants" is the successor of John Brown as personal attendant and page, to accompany her Majesty in her walks, rides and drives. He is not to be admitted to the confidential lelations held by Brown, who occupied tho position of a private secretary rathar tkaii the station of a ser vant. The Springfield RepvblicaH says that the disgrace of the Tewksbury almshotrse mat ter is to a great measure deserved, Repub lican administrations having temporized with it and left an old farmer at the head of a great hospital and insane asylum, and that Gov. Butler will have aixd deserve the credit of having necessitated a >h;inge of administration therein. TiiEFreedmen's Saving and Trast Com pany commissioners have managed to get G2 per cent, in all out of the wreck of that rotten hulk, and it being all they can gath er, declare it to be final, and commence paying cut the last driblets after the 21st instant, to our eolorcd man and brother Where am dat odder thirty-eight cents and de interest, hey 1 Tiie New York Sun boldly affirms that this nation is on the threshold with mop, broom and whitewash brush in hand, pre pared to clean its political house and hab itation in 1884. That will be a case of ■whipping carpets which have been tight nailed to the floor for full twenty year?, and will develop a wealth of dust, political oHice-holding, Hnclenuliness and carrvas backed. wool-stuffed moths that will aston ish even the renovators themselves. Are you quite suro that the mansion is to be thus aired, brother Dana? Tin: amount of pensions to be paid this month is estimated at $5,000,000. Last month they were $4,000,000. The regular yearly pension payments approximate $4:>0.C00,000. over the current year. There are now 5,000 new pension certificates being issued every month, and it is prob able that rate will be kepi up during the* year. They average about $1,000 each Fully 8,000 entitling holders to obtain in crease, have come in to the department under the act of March 3, 18b3, tho in crease averaging $6 per month. A Houston (Texas) telegram reviewing the political situation in that state graveL; announces that the Republicans of Texas are looking for a leader. It is rather funny to get such news; and from Texas of all places under the sun. Why Texas should admit such a yearning is inexplicable, and raises the query as to what has become of "the old Nick" who has so long been at the head of the column. The condition of the party generally indicate the presence of similar pangs, but Texas takes the cake for speaking out in meeting. Can't some one lend them a "bess." AN OLD CASE REVIVEIi. The legislature of.. Massachusetts, both branches concurring, have adopted a reso lution expunging the resolution passed by a former legislature censuring Oakes Ames for his Credit Mobilier bribery. The expungatory resolution spoke in laudatory terms of the integrity, ability and public service of Mr. Ames, and goes to the length of asking the national house of representatives to take action of the same kind. A sob of the late Mr. Ames, who oo cupies a high public station in Massachu setts, through his personal and official influence prevailed upon the state legisla ture to pass this resolution intended to re move the cloud of censure from his fath er's name. His filial interest is natural, and though mistaken as to judgment is not altogether to the discredit of his heart. It ■would have been better if the son had been content to let the matter rest, and he has Kecuned no tribute to the memory of his dead father. The good that Mr. Am*s did in hie private and public life-is remem bered^ but his errors cannot be forgotten, and history catmot bo- wiped out with a s;>onge. It is strange oven that the legislature could have been induced to go so far as to ask of the congressional house of repre sentatives the passage of a resolution of the intent to remove from Oakes Ames the censure passed upon him for having undertaken to influence the votes of members of the House by distrib uting among them Credit Mobilier stock. Indeed tho original intention of the House wastoexpal Mr. Ames, and a resolution of expulsion was presented, but under pressure it was withdrawn, and the resolution of censure substituted and passed. Whatever the Massachusetts legislature may do, the con gressional House cannot touch the subject, and will not, unless to put on record its re fusal to comply with the request. That the exposure that fell upon Mr. Ames was an awful one is very true, that it hastened his life to a close is, to his friends, if not to the world, a sadly realized fact. How empty then are resolutions passod by any body of men when none of the facts can be disproved and none of Mr Ames' admissions recalled. He waa the tempter and the briber. He leid the snare and men fell. He did not outlive the scandal he created, and the on ly effect of the action now taken is to more indelibly stamp upon him the odium from which there was no escape. This fresh revival chases away the sweety char ity of forgetfulness which might well have been esteemed as the only meas ure of relief possible. There were other hearts that ached than that of Mr. Ames. There was and is no measure of relief for them. With striking force and charitable delicacy the New York Times presents a picture of the case that shows how futile the thought to efface from the memory of man the responsibility of Oakes Ames in tho Credit Mobilier matter. "it was unquestionably true that Mr. Ames w;ts an ardent aud sincere patriot, and that the work of building tho transcontinental railway in which he was engaged was one of great na tiunid importance. It was nevertheless true tiiat members of congress were bribed by an al lotment of Credit Mobilier uliares to vote for the augmentation of the profits of those engagtxl in that, mighty undertaking. The exposure of that bribery ruined many reputations before unspot ted. One gentleman, elegant, polished, scholar ly, and a conscientious and consistent member of the Democratic party, never lifted his head after the exposure of the Credit Mobilier scandal. He died of a broken heart. Another, who hail filled a high office in the gift of the Re publican party, and who, at tho end of a long term in a federal office, was about engaging in an enterprise of pith and moment, was laid low by the bolt that fell, and he disappeared (while yet in the prime of his manhood ) from the poli tics of his country. Others were glad to find in the obscurity of private life that immunity from criticism, that shelter from derision, which they could not ask or expect in the public serv ice" Tenderness for the dead and a human regard for the conspicuous man who un easily turns in his living grave, as well as consideration for others whose lives were blighted, should have prevented the harsh policy that personal friends of Mr. Ames have bean so unwise as to indulge. They have played the stake of folly and over whelmingly lost. John Bbigiit, in his recent address at the university of Glasgow, said that the total of England's expenditure of the army, and navy funds was £4,414.000,000, while the civil expenditure was only £1,012,000, --000. And yet Eugland is not "at peace with all the world and the rest of mankind," if we may credit the Broad Arrow (British) which says that students of tho times, who take a comprehensive view of Europe, perceive that a great war. in which England will have to play a prominent part, is an event which, if we are not yet within measureable distance of it, is still taking visible form." The threatening cloud is of course the so-called European powers, "the collocation of meddling despots." The kingdom upon whose possessions the sun never sets can nol atoid participation in the strife and ckißh of battle, no matter from what quarter the tocsin may be sounded. Base Ball. [Special Telegram to the Globe.] Chicago. May 15.— Twenty-five hucdred peo ple witnessed a very interesting game to-day, be tween the New York club and the Chicagos, in winch the latter won by a score of Bto 7. It was anybody's same up to the last inning, when tire home nine narrowly escaped a defeat by putting out the third man with the bases full. ( '(♦reoran's work, as pitcher for the Chicagoe, was superior to that <>f Gtaidsxnith. The New Yorkers are the. newly admitted league club and are weak in practice together. Burns, Pf offer and Flint made soxe costly errors. Hankinsoii covered tliiid b:ise for the visitors in a highly aatiafacto y manner. Billy Furlong, an old tune league umpir , acted to-day in that i apacity and as somewhat severe on the pitch rs. The Chi cagos opened well, with two runs in the first aft r Ddlrymple had gone out. In the third in ning the New Yorkers, Burns' fumble, gave Haokinson a life; Cramer struck out, Swing made a base hit; Connors got a base on called balls, and Ward with three men on bases, as win was thrown out at third, sent all home with a swinging hit away over the center nelder'a heads. The I 'hicagos followed with one run i, the fourth and one in the fifth; in the sixth they also knocked out three runs by clean hitting' anil added one more run in the seventh inning. The visitors captured three points n the eighth. When the home team failed to score in the ninth innin th game became very interestin ; Ewin struck out, Connors made a base hit; wlule Con nors went out at second, Ward got to third by Anson's bad error, (iillesp c got to first on Boras 1 fumblr, while Ward scored, and Catkins closed the game by going out at first. The score by innings: New York 0 0 3 0 G 0 0 8 I—7 Chicago 2 0 8 113 10 o—B Earned runs, Chicago 4; first base on errors, New York 2, Chicagos 4; first base on called balk, New York 3; struck out, Now York 5, Chi cago 5; dou le plays, Ewing and Connors, Dalrymple and Williamson two-bas • hit- Ward, (iillinpie, Hankinson, Dalrymple and Puffier; three-base hit , Kelly 2; total base hits, New York 1, Chicago 14. At Philadelphia— Baltimorea 7; Athletics 8. At Chicago— Chicagos 8; New Yorks 7 At Detroit— Philadelphia* 4; Detroits 3 At Cleveland— Boston 1 Clevelands 2 At St. Louis— St. Louis 7; Cincinna is 4. At New York— Metropo itans 6; Allegheny* 1. At Peo la— Peonas 10; Quincye 1. At Springfield, II .—Fort v\ aynes 9: Sprinc fields 7. •''ft, At East Sag naw— Sag naws 6; Toledo- 6 Eleven innin s and amo called on account of darkness — draw game. At Titusville, Kv.-Kclipse 9 ; Columbias 5 . Musical festival at Memphis. Llemi'his, May 15. -Three ihousand people were in attendance at a matinee giyen this aft m oon by the Moza t society of Memphis, aided by Theodor Thomas' orchestra. To-nicht another immense aud ence, equall n both in numb r and brilliaucy that a d the one last night, witnessed the ora o i* of Elijah, w ich wa tendered wth fine effect. The evening Ledger editorially says: The event of th s usica festi al m rks an era in th development of musical taste in the S«uth. Me phis leads off and other cities will b stimulated by hop example. Ihe fe tiv:d was both artistic, a financial success and is recorded as another tri umph of a public spirited and progressive people. Strike runt-el. Boston, May 15.— The strike of compos ers on the University Press has ended,the rm having agreed to increase rate 3. THE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBE, "WEDNESDAY MORNING, MA\ 16 ? 188 a. LITTLE DOSES. The Anuual Meeting of ihe Minnesota State Homoeopathic Institute— Papers Keud and Discussions Had Kelative to Kitten of luterest to the Profession. The seventeenth annual meeting of this Institute assembled in the senate cham ber at the state house in this city yester day afternoon, some fifty members of the profession being present from all parts of the state, the assemblage being an excep tional one in intelligence and culture and of more than ordinary personnel. The meeting was called to order by President S. H. Hawes, of Hastings, the secretary and treasurer, Arthur A. Camp, of Minneapolis, being present., and the two vice-presidents notably absent. The censors, I. A. Steele, of Minneapolis, C. S Higbee, of St. Paul, and W. H. Came,' Stillwater. The executive committee, O. M. Humph rey, of Minneapolis, and C. S. Higbee, of St. Paul, aud W. E. Leonard, of tho pub lishing committee were also in attendance. Among the profession we also noticed faoiM Minneapolis, W. D. Laurence, P. M. Hall. Mary L. Swain, H. M. Brazee; St. Paul, C. W. Dorion, Chas. Griswold, J. E. Voak, Wm. L. Craddock, A. M. Eastman, J. W. Routh, Jennie Fuller, Mary E Em ery, W. S. Briggs; and D. H. Roberts of Owatonna. The following applied for membership in the institute and were received: Wm. L. Craddock, St. Paul, graduate of Hahn uni versity, Philadelphia, 1879; Jennie Fuller and Mary E. Emery, St. Paul, Boston uni versity,lßß2; S. H. Arbuckle. Breckenridge, H^hn university. Chicago, 1881; H. R. Drisner, Waconia, Hahn, Chicago, 1883; A. C. Dochester, Granite Falls, Hahn. Chica go, 1881; A. T. Sherman, Anoka, New York Homoeopathic college, 1875, and P. M. Hall, Minneapolis, Hahn, Chicago, 1882. The first reading of thesis was upon the subject of snrjery, which was partici pated in by W. G. Came, C. G. Higbes and J. A. Steele, which were followed by discussions upon matters of thought, ex perience and research by the institute in their order. Though of deep interest to the profession, but one of these essays would have much interest to the general public, with the exception of that of Dr. Steele on tho snbject of "Anal Fissures," who, contrary to all published modes of practice, advocated the insertion of a sil ver or rubber tube in the windpipe in all cases of diphtheria. The remainder of the afternoon session was appropriated to the reading of papers, one on "Infant Feeding," by Dr. A. A. Camp, of Minneapolis; another on "Maras muß"|by Dr. C W Crary of Lake City, a third on "The use of Obstretric Forceps," by Dr. C. G. Higbee, of St. Paul ; on "Practical Midwifery," by Dr. D. H. Roberts, of Owa tonna: on "Puerperal Convulsions," by Dr. W\ D. Lawrence, of Minneapolis; and on "The |SanitationJ of Jthe Room," by Dr. Charles Griswold, of St. Paul. At the conclusion of this order of exer cise the meeting adjourned until J7:30 p. m. EVENING SESSION. At the evening session the chair was «c --cupied by D. H. Roberts, M. D., of Owa tonna. Discussions on apthalmological and olotogical subjects were continued until this morning's session. A paper on the confirmation of Jmental symptoms was submitted by Dr. E. W. Leonard, in which cases^of brain troubles were cited that had been" successfully treated by homoeopathy. He insisted that great care should be ex ercised by physicians in their observation of mental ennditions, if it was desired to remedy their complaints. He was fol lowed by Dr. Craddock, of St. Paul, who presented a number of cases where mental disorders had beea treated by him with favorable results. At the conclusion of the last spoaker's remarks A. M. Eastman, M. D., also of St. Paul, and chairman of the committee on genito-urinary organs, read a paper on Bright's disease of the kidneys, prepared by Dr. Foster, of Minneapolis. He sup plemented this by the presentation of an article upon -'The Relations of UrinaJysis to the Homoeopathic Materia Medica." Dr. Leonarl alse spoke to the same ques tion. At this point the report of the Hahnemann Medical society of Hennepin county, Minnesota, for the year 1882-83 was submitted by con sent through Dr. W. E. Leonard. The re port sets forth that in consequence of the energies of the members hav ing been diverted in the establishment of a Homoeopathic hospital at Minneapolis, the report sub mitted was not as full as desired or could otherwise have been made. The member ship remained the same as last year, that is twenty-three. Dr. S. P. Starritt had de ceased January ;?, ISS3, and H. B. Ehh*r had been elected a member at the April meeting. The bureau of vital statistics shows a comparative statement of deaths under Homoeopathic and Allopathic treat nient of cases of typhoid fever, pneumo nia, and diphtheria with results claimed to be favorable to the former. The deaths under allopathic treatment were stated at ninety-seven, while but eighteen deaths occurred under homoeopathic physicians. The comparative losses from pneumonia in Minneapolis for twelve years end ing December 1881 from the first city health recsrds were as follows: Total deaths f.51); treated by allopathic physi cians, 447; homoeopathic physicians, 67; died without medical attendance, 4G. These figures, states the report, show that nearly fiye-sixths of all the fatal cases were patients of the all ipathic fra ternity. Moreover their loss each year has been to the homoeopathic as forty tojfive,or eight to one, while in numbers and prac tice the proportion had been very differ ent, The report was accepted and orderec printed. S. W. H. Came, of Stillwater, repertec on the condition of the homcepathic hospit al at that place. It had been diseontinuec since November 2, ultimo, for lack of sup port. After the transaction of some further business of a routine character, the meet ing adjourned until 9 o'clock this morn ing. to-day's session. The morning session to-day will open at 9.30 o'clock when an hour will be de voted to the reading of papers on Sanitary Science, by Chas Griswold, St. Paul, W. H. Leonard, Minneapolis; . JE. Cooper. Blue Earth City; Galen Allen, Red Wing, and the discussion of the same by the insti tute. From 10:30 to 11:15 the time will be de voted to essays on Materia Medica, by W. H. Leonard of Minneapolis, H. Hut uhinson and J. E. Voak of St. Paul, and L. G. Wilbertoji of Winona. From 11:15 tc 12 there will be read papers on Clinical &;.<dicine by H. W. Brazie «f Minneapolis; o. N. Wheat of Rochester; O. M. Humphrey and A. L. Mahaffey of Minneapolis and E. Walther of St. Paul. The afternoon will be occupied from I;30to2:15m a business session, to be followed by the president's address from 2:15 to 3. This will be followed by the reading of papers on Zymoses and Der matology by V. W. Roath of »t. Paul; E. H. Grannis of Menomonee, E. G. FoUsom aad S.M. Spaul ding of Minneapolis, the election of offi cers aad miscellaneous business. Among the distinguished guests who will be present at to-day'« exercises will be Dr. A. C. Cowperwaith, of the national homoe opathic university and Dean of the homoe opathic department in the lowa state med ical university, who will participate in the discussions of the institute. There will also be present C. F. Milla paugh, of Binghampton, N. V., who is en gaged in the -illustration of the medicinal plants of America. AMUSEMENTS. Thos.AV. Keene'a "Richelieu.' A very large and most appreciative audi ence gathered at the Opera house to wit ness another representation by that great delineator of Shakesperean character, Thos. W. Keene. He appeared as Riche lieu, and we have to congratulate him upon the marked improvement in this role; in deed, there ia such an improvement that little chance is left for a comparison between his Richelieu and that of the past, or of other great tragedians who havo visited us, in tact. He has also made some most artistic changes in his make up, which enhances the historical value of his Richelieu. His third and fourth acts have for their magnificent bursts of power, al ways been greatly admired. Now they are snoDger than ever, for he reaches his cli maxes with much more skill than former ly. But the most marked and gratifying improvement is m the first three acts. It would be difficult to imagine a finer piece of acting than his goading DeMaaprat into anger in order to read his true mo tive, and his humorous enjoyment of that person's astonishment is irresistable. The old man's delight as he reminds De- Mauprat "It takes the courage of the lion," is laden with the infection of the true gen ius of comedy; and by what a grand trans ition he passes to self gratulation in the possession of power, lashing himself into tho belief that it is his true love of France, and in the tones of a lover might woo a maid with ec3tacies, "My mistress, my wedded wife, sweet France." At various points of the perform ance Mr. Keene was called before the curtain, and for his splendid rendition of the fourth act, he was brought forward three times. Mr. Keene was fortunate in having such a Do Maaprat as Mr. Hagar and Baradas as Mr. Moore; such a Joseph as that of Carl Akrendt, (by the way a former resident of the city) and especially such a Julie as Miss Story. Mr. Keene appears in a matinee per formance at 2 p. m. to-day, when he can be seen in his original and powerful de lineation of Shylock in "The Merchant of Vemece," concluding his present engage ment in the evening with "Macbeth," by many considered his greatest representa tion. The Jtrmenyi Concert. The sale of seats will begin this morn ing at 9 o'clock at the box office of the Op era house for the grand Remenyi concert to be given to-morrow (Thursday) evening. This opportunity to hear one of the great est violinists of the world is a rare one and should not be missed by any music lover in the city. The programme which we published on Sunday *is an extraordina ry one, embracing not only the choicest pieces in his repertoire, but is interspersed with rare selections by his entire concert company, ,vith the addod attraction of that star of the operatic world, Jessie Bartlett Davis, who will sing two of the selections for which she has received the most extra ordinary laudations from the New York press. This concert is one that will afford unbounded delight to all who attend, and the management, in order to afford every body an opportunity to attend, have placed the prices at the unprecedented fig ure of seventy-five cents for the lower part of the house and fifty cents for the gal lery. Tlir Uidden llkhiJ. "The Hidden Hand." which will be pre sented here on Friday and Saturday of this week, is thus spoken of: [Chicago Daily Herald.] '•Whitely's 'vtiidden Hand" combination, after a very successful season in the west, seuthwest and south, made its first appear ance in this city at the Academy last even ing and attracted an audience that for size and appreciation, has seldom been equaled in this honse. The company's production of the old-time sensational drama. "Hidden Hand," is without doubt the best ever witnessed in this city. The version of the play was dramatized express ly for Manager Whitely, the members of the company were carefully selected, each one being well fitted for the parts assigned them, and the result is a smooth evenly balanced, and meritorious performance that is sure to please the most exacting person. The plot of the drama is to well known to be repeated at this late day. The company, as before stated is an excellent one. Miss Amy Lee, who assumes the leading dual roles of Archie the newsboy, and Capitola. is a singing soubrette of rare excellence. She is young, pretty, viva cious and has a fascinating way that makes her a favorite from the first. Her asting is commendable and her singing delight ful She had bHt little difficulty in win ning the admiration of tho audience. Dick Oglesby made a very comical and satis factory Wool. He was funny without over doing the part, and added much to the pleasure of the performance by his songs and dances. George Deyo. C. B. Webster, G. B. Mason, George Marion, Marguerite Benison, Nettie Kellogg and one or two others filled their parts creditably. The introduction of a company of jubilee sing ers in the realistic cotton-picking scene, and tho educated donkey and pony, added to the interest of the entertainment. The scenery which the company carry with them is very fine. The very few defeats in the entire performance were so trifling as not to mar it in the least. "Hidden Hand" will be given all the week." -Voff*. Mr. Harry M. Clark, business manager of Whitllay's "Hidden Hand" company,is in the city completing arrangements for the forthcoming engagemetatthe Opera house on.Friday anJk Saturdaynext. Miss Amy Lee who is the attraction of the organization, is an actress of acknowledged ability. It is a little singular that her father wrote the original dramatization of the Hidden Hand, and that her mother was the origi nal Capitola, the role in which Miss Lee now appears. Mr. George A. Fair, representing M'lle. Miska. the favorite Russian actress, is in the city. His company will appear on Monday and Tuesday evenings in the high ly dramatic play of "Leonie, the Crown Child," a drama based upon one of the numerous Polish revolutions. Both ac tress and play are highly spoken of by the press. Jessie Bartlett will sing "Lieta Signor," from Gli Ug oaotti, aad the late Arthur Creswold - "Music of the waves" at the ap roaching concerts of the Mendelssohn so ciety in Minneapolis and this city. The prima donna arrived from Chicago yester day, and is quartered at the Merchants. She will proceed to Minneapolis this af ternoon and sing at the new Grand Opera house to-night. Striking Boatmen. Ottawa, Ont., May 15.— The American boatmen who made an organized demand for an increase of the shipping rate be- j iween Ottawa aad New York reoeived an ! >ffer of $3.75 per 1,000 feet, but demand '■ $i per 1,000 for the boats in the organiza- ; ;ion. ' COL. ALLEN TO THE FJfflBT. UK PUBCHASBS TIIE MJCI'CIIASTS JiOTEL FOB $275,000. The Largest Keal Estate Transaction of the Year -A Popular Landlord Takius a L,ontr Stride Forward— lmmediate Addi tion* to be IMade to the Sluilding . One of the largest and most important taansfers of real property of this year of large transactions, was consummated yes terday, by the purchase of the Merchants hotel property by Col. A. Allen, the popu lar and successful manager of the house for the past ten years, from Capt. M. L. Potter, of Brooklyn, N. Y. The property transferred comprises the five-story struc ture, corner of Third and Jackson streets, known as the Merchants hotel, occupying a ground space of eighty-five feet on Third street, with a wing of 220 feet on the alley back of the Gilfillan block, and 185 feet on Jackson street, the consideration being $275,000. The history and fame of the Merchants hotel is closely allied with that of the rise and progress of the city. Many of the residents of to-day can recollect it as a two story log straeture, occupying but a small portion of the space now covered by it. The transformation fr»m the small log structure with its low ceilings, few and cramped rooms, and plain but substantial fare, to its present grand proportions, large and richly furnished apartments and popular and princely manage ment, is but an index, a guide post as it were, of the progress of the city from the small hamlet to its present metropolitan proportions, and to detail its history would nearly approach a detailed history of St. Paul. Col. Allen, who has now become the owner of this magnificent property, came to Minnesota in its territorial days as a manager and moving spirit of the old stage lines, the pioneers of the present comprehensive railroad system, which has and is playing so prominent a part in the development of Minnesota and the Northwest. Ten years ago, in 1873, Col. Allen leased the house, then, comparatively speaking, a modest sized hostelry, of Hon. C. D. Gil fillan and Capt. Petter. A few years later Capt. Potter became the sole proprieter by purchase. In the ten years which Col. Allen has managed the house, its accom modations have been more than doubled by extending the Jackson 6treet front, add ing an additional story to the main build ing as he found it, by a billiard room with dining room above, 100 by 250 feet, and by the erection- of a four-story building in the rear, connected witn the main structure but cut off from it by fire proof walls, for the kitchen and accommodation of the help. The present capacity of the house is 250 rooms, and rumor says that the transfer grew out of a request of Col. Allen's upon Capt. Potter for the erection of an addi tion to the present stmctnre, to enable him to meet the pressing demands upon him for accomu odations, and a great waat of the city for more hotel room. Whether this be true or not, certain it is that Col . AHen has his architect already engaged upon plans for a fivo story addi tion in the rear of the Jackson street front, which will give him fifty additional rooms, en sui c, which will be completed just us soon as it can possiblj bo dene, the colonel's intention being to hava it ready for occu pancy in the next sixty or seventy days. A large, light and airy reading room will be added by the occupancy of the room on Jackson street, now occupied as a merchant tailoring establishment, the colonel having purchased the lease. With these additions Col. Allen thinks he can fairly meet the hotel wants ef the city in cident upon the growth of the city and the country to the Northwest, but, to be sure, plans will be made at once, and work com menced as scon as the addition above designated upon still another addition, which will add sixty more rooms. These two additions will consume the ground space included in Col. Allen's purchase, but there still remains added stories, for which the superstructure was planned, and such additional stories will be made as the business shall seem to demand. la brief, Col. Allen proposes to do his part toward maintaining the reputation he has been largely instrumental in securing for St. Paul, of being the best hotel resort in the Northwest. Personally superiutending the details of its management, always atten tive and especially tenacious that guests should receive the fullest returns possible for their expenditure?, courteous a/id ac commodating, with a joviality that is 3ure death to blues and homesickness, Col. Allen has given to the Merchants a reputa tion that has extended all over tho country, north, south, east and we?t, and that has gone far towards establishing ..the rep utation accorded to St. Paul everywhere, of being one of the most hespitable cities in the Union. That Col. Allen may long be spared to conduct the Merchants, and, by additions from time to time, to keep it at the front in the growth of the city and the development ol the Northwest, is most de voutly to be desired. THE STAR ROUTE TKIAL. Washington. May IS.— Wilson eontin ned his address to the star route jury this morning in behalf of Gen. Brady, taking up the petitions. He a6ked kow Brady was to know that the heads of petitions had been written by Dorsey's employes. He could not have known the hand-writing. Then it made no difference who wrote the head. The court itself had said Dorsey had a right to do it so long as the signa tures were genuine and that was beyond question. This case shonld be tried upon the evidence Gen. Brady had before him, and not that caught in the prosecution's drag net and sifted to suit their ends. Wilson referred to the Bismarck-Tongue river route as confirmatory o" his asser tion that a route was net valuable solely in proportion to the amount of receipts at the termini. Letters passing daily over that route bore stamps to the value of more than $IGO. Yet the balance- sheets offices on that route did net show sales of Btamps to that amount. That tended to prove a mutual dependence of the routes. When John Dorsey went out to establish that route he was forced to accept a mili tary escort. Yet that same section was now settled. Even the Custer : battle field had been oeempied by thrifty ] emigrants, yet the prosecution would have ' i the jury believe that the service cost too j i much. Brady refused to discontinue the i ] service, and the contractor* lost $40,000 or ! ! $50,000, but that made no difference with i i the prosecution. If he had left them out, ' ] and if he had granted their request te dis- ! < coEtinae the service, the go vernment would ! ] have instanced that in proof of the con- ! i a piracy. In reality Brady's course in re- ■ < gard to the Bismarck route, was the best 1 proof there was not a conspiracy. Co-con- ' spiratore did not usually force one another to lose monej. ] The court adjourned before the conclu- \ sion of Wilson's address. 1 A Treaty *f rea«e. Valparaiso, May 15. — A treaty of peace between Chili and Pern, signed by Novea and Ingleas, is said t» be confirmed. Peru cedes Tacna and Arica for ten years. At the end of the term a plebiscite te deter mine to which country the provinces be long will be held, the country acquiring them to pay indemnity. LATE MINNEAPOLIS NEWS ROYALLY HEM). -I" Enthusiastic Reception Given Col. M, H. Hit mi on Mia Jiff mil fron /lit East ern Tour. As announced in yesterday's Globe, tha return of Col. M. W. Glenn from the three weeks trip, in eastern cities studying and inspecting municipal government institu tions and improvements, was celebrated in an auspicious at 7 last evening. The mounted patrol drew up on Hennepin avenue, opposite the city hall; directly in their rear was Brooks' brigade band; next was a platform of six teen poles, in charge of Drill Master Hill; then followed eight hacks, filled with city officials, reporters and prominent citizens. In this order the line of march was taken up to the depot, where, upon tha arrival of the Chicago train, Col. Glenn wa9 met in company with Mayor Ames, and quietly escorted to a carriage in waiting, to the martial music of the band. Tke proces sion, together with a vast concourse of people on foot and iv carriages, wended its way to the Nicolltt house. Leaving the hacks and carriages, the city officials unceremoniously ascended to the parlors, Mayor Ames, A. T. Ankeny, C. M. Foote, Judge Mahoney, John T. Lee and others escorted the gallant colonel to the balcony, and in the meantime the platoon of police and escort of the Ames Zouaves had drawn up in the street in front, and several thousand people had assem bled and were waiting anxiously for the opening of the ball. Mayor Ames stepped to the front and addressed the citizens and officers &:, fol lows: Fellow Citizens: I have the pleasure and honor upon this occasion, of presenting to you the Hon. M. W. Glenn, who has been identified with the hignest honor with our city legislature for the past twelve years, and who has, at my instance aud request, spent three weeks in Eastern cities, in specting improvements of a nature applica • ble to oar beautiful and prosperous city, that he might impart the information so gained to us, so that the whole city may derive its particular benefits from it. Gen tlemen, I here introduce ta you Col. Glenn, the guest of the evening, who will address you. Col. Glenn spoke as follows: My Fiuends and Fellow Citizens: After the kind remarks of his honor, the mayor, and this glorious reception which you have tendered me, I acknowledge lam utterly unwarned and unfit to address you as I would wish. At the request of his honor, the mayor, I have made a tour of inspection throughout the eastern cities. During my travel of three weeks I have convinced myself, despite the cry of the press of this city to the effect that I have been on the wrong track the last twelve years, that the improvements now in their incipiency with which I am interested and actively identified have been begun right. I will return to you my sincere thanks for this demonstration. My travel and work have almost overcome me, and consequent ly I cannot at this time speak at length. At some future time I promise to address you again. Thanking you for this mag nificent expression of your regards I will close. Mayor Ames then proposed three cheers. which were given with a will. A gentle man among the spectators followed by proposing three rousing cheers forhis houor the mayor, and again the stately business blocks re-echoed the hearty and enthusi astic cheers. Adjourning to the parlors the people filed in for an hour and personally congrat ulated 3lr. Glenn, and later on a large party found their way to the spocious din ing hall, where a sumptuous spread was iv waiting, the band playing, a number of fine selections in the corridor. At the conclusion of the banquet Mayor Ames arose and explained that a small nucleus, no larger than a man's hand, had developed into an ovation of a grand magnitude. A fellow workman called upon me from Col. Glenn's shops and stated that he wished to tender the colonel a little reception upon his return- This was from what it started. This demon stration illustrates the fact that it is still the yeomanry which enjoys the papular respect, esteem and friendship. After an excellent, address the mayor introduced Col Glenn. He began by reiterating his balcony assertion that he appreciated the generous and hearty reception more than he had words to express. This is the proudest evening of my life. I had never anticipated anything of half this magnitude. It is no wonder, he said, that my he;id is turned. If I say a word which may appear inappropriate to the occasion, it may be attributed to that. He referred ferociously te the person.il at t lck upon him by Deacon Nettleton,dealing him some pretty hard hits, characteristic of the colonel, and kept the assemblage in constant laughter, and not infrequently calling out vociferous applause. He spoke glowingly in praise of Philadelphia, her people, and especially of the handssma, industrious and thrifty and estimable^la dies. Mr. Glenn also spoke of the^water works system of that city. Fair mount park was graphically described, and the speaker was convinced by iss beauty. The city of Minneapolis had been fortunate in securing a park system, if the tax-payers did not find the expense too burdensome. He found that the state ment that all the eastern cities had aban doned the granite block pavements and adopted wood instead was a cruel canard. He had gone to the principal cities an ad vocate of cedar blocks. He had necessa rily returned convinced that the only prac tical material is granite. There is not a foot of wood pavement in the city of New York, uor have they any use for it. He spoke of the social evil in the sinful city. He did not think there was sufficient power left in the Repub lican party to control it. Was it not for the Democratic government everything would run riot. The bunko steerers are thicker than blackberries. He had the fortane to meet with friends who conducted him safely through the gam bling houses. He had seen as high as $40,000 on the table at once, at an hour when, according to the orders of the mayor the houses were all ordered closed. He inspeoted the saloons on Sunday. It cost him fifty cents to pass a policeman at the door. He said there was more intoxica tion in New York on Sunday evening than he saw at any time upon his entire trip. It taught him the lesson that Americans were bound to get their drink. The Minneapolis fire and police departments compare favorable with any he had seen in bis travels. No fire department can re spond with more alacrity than can and iocs ours. Three yearß ago the streets in the city of Buffalo were paved with wood, fo-day they haven't one. Mayor Ames introduced as an old war tiorse and hard worker Aid. Matthew Walsh. Mr. Walsh began by explaining that he was happy to unite in the demon stration, and do honor to the beloved lead er, Co!. Glenn. He spoke of the organiza :iou of the reception. He also spoke of the phenomenal development of the city. Dur ing the past thirty years Minneapolis had frown from a wild Indian reservation to i city of Bf>,ooo people. He spoke of his ocsting here eighteea years ago. Our levelopment has materialized principally luring the past twelve years. During th.it time our distingushed p-uest has been actively engaged in local legisla tion, and how much our city owes him is a difficult question to determine. Judge Ankeny represented the law. He addressed himself first to Col. Glenn, then to the assemblage. This gathering wa not only intended as an honor to Mr. Glenn, but wa3 intended to do themselves justice and dischar^ an ;u:knowlfcdcred duty to CDngregate and publicly acknowl edge tha important services accomp lished by him in the council. He spoke of the efficiency of the various departments and improvements in our city which were greatly due tb the capable and effective efforts of Aid. Glenn. Minneapolis never had a council man better qualified to per form his herculean work and yet no man in the council has been more bitterly, more shansefully and more villianously slander ed by the looal press thau hi 3 our guest. Judge Cochrane was next called upon, and responded eloquently. He wished to emphasize the idea of the workingmau be ing recognized. He would gladly welcome the day when we shall see a representative workintjman in the presidents chair. He spoke as a dyed-in-the-wool Democrat in tolligentljr upon the political situation of the day. He tendered the mayor a hand some compliment as a broadguage admin istrator, as a man whose harness in public service i 3 almost as begrimed as is that of Col. Glena. Aid. Waitt was introduced, bat declined to speak, being too full for utterance. Hon, W. H. Grimshaw represented the water board. He spoke of t!ie happy re turn of Col. Glenn and of the electric: light mast. He spoke principally of the future, however, of the prospects of our proud metropolis. Hon. E. M. Wilson responded to the sparkling water of our city. He took pride as well as pleasure in 'tendering his regards to the honored alderman, the ob ject of the ceremony. He had known him as long and as intimately as any gentle man in the hall, and was not loth 4 to r.ssert that during his twelve years' career as a public man, not a word can ba said against hi 3 honor, He has been abased shamefully by the press, but not a word has been said nor has any one the terrerity to charge a corrupt act. Mr. Wilson dul not believe in requiring the aldermeu of the city to de vote their time and energy in the interests of the city for a mere nominal pittance, and was glad to note the small increase made by our legislature last winter. Judge Mahoney being absent W. H. Donahue, his law partner, responded in stead, and sfoke eloquently of the worth of Aid. Glenn as a law maker. C. W. Cutts tendered his tribute of eu logistic words. Hon. L. Fletcher being called was received by applause. Ho was surprised fit the spontaneovs oration, and spoke of the time when Col. Glenn would be the respected mayor of the city. He had knowu the gentleman for many years. He spoke »f the acts passed by the legislature for tiie interest of the city and wai so facetious withal as to elicit hearty laughter and applause, he realized the fact that he was among a very limited few Republicans in the gathering— the black sheep as i t were . Roger Vail, of theGi.or,E. was called up on to respond to the toast of the press, and spoke briefly and pointedly. He recalled the fact thatth3 press of tha city had been extremely severe in their strictures, but they have not dared charge Aid. Glenn with a single dishonest act C.M.Foote,of the water board, followed in a handsome complimentary speech which he tendered his friend, Col. Glenn, and was heartily applauded. Jacob Barge as the "*tatf smiu from the Fourth ward," so alleged, was called out to speak for tho German nation ility. jHe aimed a number of hot shots at t ie news papers of tho city, and was upr > irionsly applauded at frequent imerva'3. We being a nation of natioii3 ihe. Mayor introduced as a warm person. 1 friend, Alderman Hashow, . a Frenchman, who spoke of the order,morality aud chas tity of our city. Mr. S. E. Olson represented the Scandi navians, and made a happy and well re ceived address. P. H. McHortland responded to the toast representing the Irish nationality and he with the balauce oould not refrain from elougizing Col. Glenn and detailed the gallant officer's war career and record which elicited en thnsiastio applause. David B. Johnson as a young attorney of tho Hennepin bar, was at this juncture called out. Hd is a goad speaker and never fails to create an enthusiasm which challenges competition. He went back to the signing of the declaration of inde pendence and came rapidly down to the present administration and spoke olo qnently as a Democrat. His was aa ef fective address and challenged the most profound attention. gJas. Lawrence, who had recently entered the banquet hall and partook of the chain] agne wai called ont, and spoke so humorously that he was applauded en thusiastically, and closed with the usual tribute to Col. Glenn. Ed. A Stevens was called out amid the loudest applause, and followed as happily as the occasion required. Henry Burke, of the East side, next made an effective and impressive address, and acknowledged frankly that he expected to be called upon. He related an instance to his own knowledge, going to show the gen erosity and kindness of Col. Glenn, iv be friending a youth to whom he was an en tire stranger, when his distress was made known to him. John T. Lte the u«sxt speaker, commen ced by relating a humorous incident rela tive to himself which took place on last election day. The speaker said it was his honest conviction that if the Republican press continue to berate Col. Glenn in the fnture as they have done heretofore they will contribute in no small degree to event ually elect him governor of the state of Minnesota, for in proportion as they mis represent and abuse him the people will honor and esteem him for the splendid service he has rendered our thriv sng and magnificent city during the twelve years he has been a public offi cer. Ho concluded by saying he was proud of Minneapolis and of being one of its citizens. The last speaker was Mr. Dunnington, who spoke briefly and expressed the hope that the next president of our proud re public will be elected by the Democratic party. It being now 11:30 o'clock the hap py affair was brought to a termination, Mr. Glenn again thanking his friends for the magnificent ovation tendered him. *For the delica*9 and complicated difficulties p3culiar to women, Lydia E. Pinkham'd Vegeta ble Compound is the sovereign remedy. Chicago, May 15. — It is rumored in rail way circles that as a result of the misun derstanding between the eastern tiank lines and board'of trade, which caused the exclusion of the agents of those roads Tom the floor exchange, the shippers of grain on the board have combined for the pur pose of breaking the east bound pool, and that to thi3 end they are sending all'their consignments by three lines, thereby civ ing them nearly all this class of freight and leaving the remaining lines with light traf fic. The natural result of this is to create distrust on the part of the neglected lines that the others are cutting rates or offer ing special inducement*. Catarrh of the Bladder. Stingin: irritation, inflamma'i m, all Kii.'ney and Urinary Cemp'.aints cared by "Bnohu-pai ba." $1.