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THE WATERY WASTES. THE FLOODS CREVASSE THROUGH THREE RAILWAY EMBANKMENTS. Communication with the North and East Seriously Interrupted— East St. Louis Surrounded With Water— Millions of I Feet of Sawed Lumber in Dancer— Water Still Rising. St. Louis, June 24.— The river is still rising at this point, but more slowly than heretofore. The exact measurement can not be given at this writing, the official report not having been made as yet. The flooded district in the northern part of the city presents about the same appearance that it has for several days past. In the lumber districts large gangs of men are 6till working en the levees and dykes wmch protect the different yards, and so far none of them have been flooded. A rise of another feot. however, will inundate all of them and 70,600,000 feet of sawed lumber will be surrounded by from two to eight feet of water. Should this dreaded event occmr it is expected that ftilly one half of this Inmber will upset, in which a great quantity of it* no doubt would be floated away and lost. At the Alton slough, about twenty miles above here, among some of the islands in the Mississippi river which are used as a deposit for lumber, about 30,000,000 sawed boards in rafts arc moored, and while the slough is in a reasonably secure place con siderable apprehensions are felt lesi the rafts should be broken uj» and swept down by the raging flood. In East St. Louis proper the sitmation is much the same as yesterday. The Bow man dyke is still intact and protects the business part of the city, but outside there is nothing but a watery waste. Early this forenoon the water which broke through the Madison dyke yesterday morning, reached a point a short distance above Venice, and broke a fearful crevasse in the Chicage^fc Alton railroad embank ment. About 600 feet of the track seem- Ed to sink and disapj>ear in an instant and the gap has been widening ever since. Parallel with this embankment run the Indianapolis & St. Louis and the Wabash tracks, which could not withstand the terrible current which set in through the Chicago and Alton break, and they too went down in quick succession, cutting off all direct rail con nection with the north. These breaks gave the water a steady exit to the eastward, and all day a steady rapid current has been passing out toward the bluff and the water is now spreading over all the bot tom land north of the old Ohio & Missis sippi railroad embankment, which cresses the bottom between East St. Louis and Casey ville. It does not seem possible to restore these tracks, and the probabilities are that no effort will be made to repair the embank ments until the water recedes. Meantime the Chicago & Alton, the Chicago, Barling ton & Qumoy, and the Indianapolis & St. Louis roads will convey passengers to and from St. Louis and Alton by steamers and trains for the north and east made up at the lattir place. The Wabash will use the Vandalia andjlllinois Central lines to De catur, whenoe they will u-e their own road. The break in the Chicago »fc Alton track has flooded nearly all the eastern part of the country and forced many families to vacate their houees andjseek safety dv high er ground. Considerable of the town west of the Chicago & Alton, and which runs directly through the place, is also submerged. The Venice Enterprise eleva tors are closed and the transfer stock yards on the bank of the river are no longer available for usa. The damage to the elevators and stock yards in said to be $10,000 to 1 12,000. All the country in the rear ana east ot Venice is inundated. The amount of farm land on the Ameri can I|bottomß north of East St. Louis ' said to be from 10,000 to 15.000 acres, and ! the loss to crops i 3 computed at net less i than $200,000. This is the moderate esti mate. Ten other estimates are made, put- i ting both the acres of land and the loss to | crops at much higher figures. At Carondolet, six miies below here, on the Illinois side of the river, the situation is said to be deplorable. Fully three- i fourths of the families in town are quar tered in the school house and in a few resi dences on tie ridge of high ground along the track of the Cairo railway Most of j ihese people are in a destitute condition, j an I unless they receive assistance there will be a great deal of suffering among them. From this point to the bluffs, four •miles, and southward for ten or twelve i miles, the entire country is submerged ! and presents a scene of the utmost destitu- | tion. Had the flood held back two weeks long er the farmers cculd have saved most of their wheat and potatoes, as both were i nearly ready for harvesting, but now ' everything is lost End nearly all the farm- ! ers are rained. This can also be said of i very many farmere elsewhere on the bot tom. The little town of Cahokia, a short i distance from Carondolet is all under j water and the inhabitants move about only in skiffs. Previous estimates of damage i in this region are said to be much too low. j It is now stated that fully 10,000 acres of ■ wheat alone arejfrom two to six feet under water, and as much more of corn, potatoes I and other crops are sutjuiir^eJ, causing a | loss of $200,000. It is also stated that the ; St. Louis A: Cairo and the Belt road, a j par: of which extends to East Carondelet, i have been damaged fully $50,000. Creve Coeur lake, twenty miles west of here, which came into some prominence as a, rowing course last season, Hanlan, Trickett and other oarsmen appearing up on it, and which is really an old bayou of the Missouri river, has swollen so much j from the high water in the river that it has i overflowed its western bank and done great damage. An immense ice house belong ing to the Cre?e Lake loe Co. was under uimed and fell. Loss $4,000, and the rail road depot, hotel and other property has sustained considerable damage. The chief apprehension to-night seems to be that the track of the Vandalia road, against which a great body of water from the break in the Chicago & Alton now lies, and which is constantly increasing, will be flooded. This track is north of the Ohio & Mississippi and much lower than the road, and will bear up but a little more. The Ohio & Mississippi is above tho flood line of 1844, which is several feet higher than the present time, and therefore no apprehensson is felt for it. Advices and dispatches from points on the Missouri river say that nearly all the bottom lands along the river are inun dated, and hundreds of thousands of dol lars worth of crops have been totally de stroyed and thousands upon thousands of e!^;mt farms laid to waste. The samel kind of r«port3 come from placos on the ' Mississippi river between hero and Cairo The river rose three inches here to-day, and marked thirty-seven feet and seven inches at 5 o'clock this evening. TWO BOYS DXOWNED. Stapibton, Staten Island, Jane 24.— Samuel Rutherford, aged twelve years, and John Ryan, aged thirteen, were drowned at Brady's lake to-day. Rutherford lost his hfe in attempting to save his oom pan ion. r THE NIGHT WATCHMAN PERISHES. Stevens Point, Wis., June 24.— A large stove factory, owned by McMillan Brothers, at Mannville, was destroyed by fire Satur day, and a young Polander, the night watchman, was burned. Loss $5,000. A FATAL FALL. TVilkesbaebe, Pa., Jan« 24. — Andrew McHale, aeed 13, fell several hundred feet to the bottom of the Enterprise colliery. His sku-11 was crushed and his body horribly mangled. HIS BODY FOUND IN THE LAKE. Cleveland, June 24.— The body of Charles T. Goodwin, the missing cashi er of the Lake shore freight house here. was found to-day in the lake near the break water, bat no letter or writing was found explaining the motive for suicide. Not withstanding the denial of friends, it proves that he defaulted nearly $7,000 and on the day of his disappearance that he negotiated at the bank a joint note with Isaac Reynolds for §2,500. As the de ceased was a man ,of correct and economical habits, reports that he lost considerable in speculations hw\ ;.o credence, though it is developed that he had a credit balance of about $3,000 at one of the broker's offices. The theory of ment;il derangement is fortified by the fact that he had property much more than Ito meet all the liabilities yet known :>.ud 1 that a year ago his health failed and he ! was compelled to relinquish work. Sev eral months ago he returned greatly im : proved but lately has manifested symp • tarns oi a serious brain trouble. DBOWHSD. Fkaikie dd Chien, Wis., June 24. — Joe ; Leonard was drowned to-day. He leaves a wife and four children. FATAL DYNAMITE ACCIDENT. Skklbyville, Ind., June 24. — Near Cyn | thiana, yesterday, Bud Fungerford, a ; farmer, while blowing up stumps with dynamite was mortally injured. KILLED ON A HAND-CAB. Visalia, Ky., June 24.— A train last evening ran into a hand-car and killed Thomas Flood, eon of the section foreman, John F. Flood. !FOOD FOB THE FISHES. Chattanooga, June 24. — Moses Stuart, while fishing near Roddy with dynamite, was injured by an explosion and fell into the water and was drowned yesterday . FATALLY INJUBED AT A BAISING. Eaton, 0., June 24. — G. W. Vance, while j raising a barn near here yesterday, was j struct and injured fatally by falling tim j bers. FLUES. Bay City, Mich., June 24.— 0n Saturday afternoon $12,000 worth of lumber was burned on the docks of Chapins & Co.'s saw mills. Partly insured. TWO BAILWAY COLLISIONS. Kansas City, June 24. — Two freight trains of the Chicago <fc Alton coiided in the eastern part of the city this afternoon ' on account of a misunderstanding of the i new time table. An engiu6 was badly ; damaged and the freight cars were piled i up. Loss of property $10,000 no one hnrt. News is just received that the Texas I express on the Missouri Pacidc was run : into by a freight near Independence yes ! terday. The pas-engere were badly i shaken up. bui not seriously injured. | Damage nominal. COLLISION OF CONEY ISLAND TKAINS. Nkw Yokk. June 24. — A train crowded i with nassenerers left Brichirm Rn.irh hotf l. *• = a ' Coney Inland, at 0:10 this evening. North i of Sheepshead Bay a misplaced switch sent ■ the train upon the west track, on which an j empty train was backing. A collision oc ! curred, and an engine and two cars of the ', empty train were thrown from the track, the engine falling down an embankment. The engine of the east-bound train was | also derailed, but the passenger car kept the track, hence no one was injured. DROWNED WHILE BOWING. Hamilton, Ont .. June 24. — M. Flana gan and son were drowned by the upset j ting of a boat to day and three others were saved. ENTIRELY UNNECESSARY. | Judge Hoadly Denies a Senseless Rumor That He Intends to Withdraw— Will Stick anil Make a Vigorous Fight to Win. i Special Telegram to the Globe. 1 New Yokk, June 24. — The World pub j lishes the following: Cincinnati, June When the corre : spondent of the Herald telegraphed that i "I had left home in disgust, and p/oposed ;to withdraw from the ticket unless the I management was put in different hands.'" he said what was equally foolish and false. The shallowest observer of his kind must admit that men, especially in political contests, are not apt to be "disgusted" by victory, or to withdraw from tickets in j the election of which they confidently and ! sincerely believe. I shall be obliged to I the World for firmly and positively Re j nouncing that I have no purpose what j ever of withdrawing. On the con trary I desire it to be universally ; understood that I shall make as active and ; vigorous a campaign as my health and ; strength may permit against the champion ; of taxation as the source of wealth and of force as the parent of temperance, regard- I ing the past as the best guide upon which j we can depend for progress in the future. I wish further to state that I believe, with ' all my heart and strength, in a new and living Democracy, not in a fossilized and Bourbon republicanism. In this creed my j own party and thousands of hopeful Re publicans are with me. No one more glad iy than 1 recognizes the fact that my an tagonist is a gentleman and a man of cul ture and refinement, but the party he rep • resents is not a party of i progress unless of that progress which I leads to the absolutism of monopolies and I corruption. Oar prospects are extremely i favorable, and it will not be the fault of j the Ohio Democracy if Democratic princi ■ ples are not properly vindicated. (Signed) Geobgb Hoadlt. i lie also telegraphs to the New York : Herald: j Cincinnati, June 23. — To the Editor of the Herald: Please contradict the state ment that I propose to withdraw. I shall stick and, I hope, win. Nothing has hap ; pened to disgust me. Geoegi: Hoadly. ♦Druggists say thatLydia E. Pinkham's Vege j table Compound is the best remedy for female ■■ i: ;!ir>l:*iiits th'-v ever heard of. ST. PAUL, MINN., MONDAY MORNING, JUNE 25, 1883. CRIMES. GONE WBONG. [Sp?cial Telegram to the Globe.] Chicago, June 24. — Another clerk has gone wrong. His employer is out $2,500 and the clerk is in durance vile. The clerk's name is Edward E. Turner, and for sixteen months he was confidential clerk for H. C. Klinesmith &, Co.. of 192 South Clark street. Klinesmith & Co.,are auction eers and dealers in watches and jewelry, and Turner was the bookkeeper and cash ier. About the middle of May his em ployer suspected he was being cheated, and one day during the young man's ab sence opened a trunk belonging to him which was in a back room of the store and found therein a gold watch case which he believed to be a portion of the stock. He took it to Streicher, the wholesale jeweler, and Streicher identified it as part of a lot he had sold Klinesmith. The watch was returned to the young man's trunk and the next day his employer charged him with dishonesty. Turner at first claimed to have purchased the watch from a dissatisfied customer, but finally ac knowledged that it was part of the stock. He furtker admitted having taken half a dozen watches and pawning them, and so aitered the books as to keep him in spend ing money. He paid Mr. Klinesmith $233 ■ and said that they were now square. The i day following, May 2d, he pleaded sickness I aud removed to the we3t side, putting up i at a boarding house at the corner of j Washington and Halstead streets while > representing to his employer that he was \ at the Desplaines house. Klinesmith, still ' suspicious, hunted him up and fouHd in the clerk's possession $70 which the latter was induced to acknowledge was all that remained of his dishonestly gained wealth. Kleinsmith took all of this but $7, which he left him for expenses, and went away, after receiving promise lie would be down town soon, as he felt better, and assist in recovering some of the pawned watches. The folio winjj day Klinesmith received a letter from him saying he would surely turn up the next day, but when the next day came, Turner was gone, having been married the day before to a Miss Mc- Fadd?n and departed for parts unknown. Klinesmith had his books examined by an expert and found that he was out altogether about $2,f>00. He at once placed the matter in the hands of the police and three weeks' hunt failed to disclose the young man's where abouts. Finally Klinesmith called upon Mrs. McFadden, 649 Thirteenth place and after a long talk with her in which he learned that Turner had been seen with a large roll of money just before the mar riage, and was told that the young [couple were at present at Spring Mills, Center county, Pa, he made the police acquaint ed with the fact and they telegraphed to the authorities at that point with the re sult that Turner was arrested and an offi cer sent from here last night to take charge of and bring him back for trial. THE CODE DUELLO. Richmond, June 24. — Nothing has been heard to-day from Beirne and Elam. It is reported that the former is in West Vir ginia, awaiting a new arrangement for a hostile meeting. Elam's whereabouts are not stated, and rumor locates him at va rious points. When or where the meeting will take place is more of a mystery now than ever. That it will occur is not doubted, though the excitement of the past three days has abated. The anxiety and desire to hear from the parties is still in tense. AIOBE OF THE VIRGINIA DUELISTS. Petersburg, Ya., June 24. — On infor mation received that Elam and Beirue were likely to engage in a duel near this place, T. H . Thompson, justice of the peace, this afternoon, issued a warrant for said parties' arrest. It is thought the sec onds for the parties have arranged for a hostile meeting, and that if the principals are not arrested the duel will be fousrht in Chesterfield county,about three miles from this city, to-morrow. a fhtsician's bloody affray. Richmond, Va., June 24. — An affray oc curred this afternoon between Dr. W. T. Crutchfield and L. F. Mason. The former was stabbed four times in the body. The physicians say the wounded man cannot live. The difficulty was the result of an old feud. Dr. Crutchfield is 27 years old and single. Mason is married and is about 40 years. Both are of highly respectable families. A BOY MUBDEB . Doveb. N. H., June 24 — Perry P. Long, 17 years of age, was killed by James Glyd den, aged 19. The latter claims the shoot ing was accidental, but the story is doubted by the authorities. THE SEAMEN OUTRAGE AT MILWAUKEE. Milwaukee, June 24. — The assault upon the Cleveland steamer Lucerne, the barge Goshawk and the Buffalo barge Vought, by alleged union sailors on Saturday morn ing, was the main topic of conversation in marine circles to-day. No clue to the per petrators could l.c got. Tr c police remained on guard on board the vessels night aud day, but no further attempt at intimidation was made. The Lucerne's crew, who left in a body, did not re turn, neither did the three men who left the Vought. Provoked by the premature publication of the fact that the police were in waiting for the unionists, the captains of the several vessels refused aay further information than that the ves sels are run under the management of the Cleveland Vessel Owners' association and the names of the crew could not be learn ed. The police will be on guard again to night, and there is a prospect that the guilty parties will be apprehended. KILLED HIS SISTEB'S SEDUCEK. Williamstown, Ky., June 2t. — This morning Wm. Childers was found dead on the road near Dry Ridge, with a bullet hole through his head. The coroner's jury could find do evidence as to the perpetra tors. Brock McCormick was suspected, until Hay den Northcote surrendered him self to a constable, confessing that he committed the crime. Childers was a des perado and was much feared, and was re sponsible for the missteps in life by Northcote's sister. The cir.cumstancts were against McCormick until Northcote surrendered. A KAILBOAD TEEASUBEB A DEFAULTEB. Rutlafd, Vt., June 24. — In relation to the suits of $60,000 against Ex-Treasurer Haven, of the Rutland railroad, it is now found it is bused upon a shortage just dis covered in his cash account. Haven also over issued 3,000 or more shares of stocS. An examination of the books brought o light the misuse of the company's [ which successive expert iuTestigationg failed to disclose. The road w\]\ not Suf fer as it is secured against loss. J^s. il. Williams, of Bellows Fail-;, is ; . Haven's successor. GARFIELB'S GRAVE. The Lonely Watch Kept Over the Tomb by a Sentry— The Body Fast Mouldering Into Dust— How the Report of an Attempt to Kob the Grave was Started. [Special Telegram to the Globe.] Cleveland, 0 ., June 24. — The guards are still watching the tomb of the late president. When the Globe correspond ent walked up to the vault in Lakeview cemetery, containing Garfield's body, a lonely and solitary private was patroling in front of the vault, with a tired and weary look in his face . By the way he held his musket I should judge it weighed in the neighborhood of a hundred pounds . Inside the vault near the entrance is a tall silver vase, which is filled with beautiful flowers twice each week by a florist em ployed by Mrs. Garfield. On the casket is a handsome wreath of immortelles, placed there by Modjeska, the actress, when in Cleveland some time ago. Near the wreath lies a sheaf of wheat, laid there by Garfield's father-in law. At the basa of the casket lies the large palm that was placed on the casket in Ell»«ron on the warm morning in September when services were held in that | Framcklyn cottage by the seashore.^Front- j ing the tomb i 3 a wire fence, on the gate of which hangs a small tin box which is S used a? a receptacle for small contribu * tions by visitors to the Garfield monn ; in6nt fund. The average receipts are I about £2.r>o per day. At this rate it would I not take many years to secure a goodly j I sum with which to build a modest monu- : \ msnt. "Has anyone viewed the remains of tho dead recently?" was asked of the guard in attendance. "Yes; the lieutenant in charge sees the body once a month. You see the officer having the body in charge is held responsible for its safe preservation, and when the lieutenants change off on the first of each month, the arrived oflicer unscrews the plate that covers the glass over the casket,and looks in to see that the remains are still there. It is a most disagreeable task, I assure you. The last time I saw the body there was every indication that it was rapidly crumbling to dust. The face was covered with a white mould, and the features were well nigh obliterated." "Do the relic hunters annoy you to any great extent?" asked the correspondent. "Yes, they bother us terribly. They carry off anything they can lay hands upon, even to the grass that grows around the vault. For this reason we were compelled to place a wire fence around the vault. In my opinion there was really no necessity for the plac ing of a guard around this grave. The idle talk of four drunken men had more than anything to do with it. The night after Garfield's body was placed here in this vault, the cemetery employe who stood in the shrubbery near by guarding the vault, was startled by four men who drove up and began rattling at the vault door. One of the men claimed to be a United States officer, and wanted to know why no guard was stationed at the grave. The sexton threatened to pound him with a club if he did not leave the grounds ; and the party retreated in good order. When they returned to the city they started the report that an attempt had been made to rob Garfield's grave, and the government troops were hurried here from Fort Wayne and placed on guard." WASHINGTON. [Special Telegram to the Globe. | Washihgtoh June 24. — There are whis pers of coming changes in the postoliice department. First Assistant Postmaster Hatton is reported to be in danger. It was he who, as acting postmaster general t ap proved the Niobrara contract which was given to Miner. Persons in a position to have inside information say that the con tract will be annulled by Postmaster Gen eral Gresham. WHEBE XHB iIONEY GOES TO. Washington, June 24.- Secretary Chan dler has addressed a letter to the chief of each of the bureaus of the navy depart ment, calling attention to the recommen- dations of the commission concerning the reorganization of the navy yards, and the disposition proposed to be made of each yard. The commandants of the various yards have been furnished with a copy of the letter, and requested te assist in carry ing out the plan of the commission. The secretary alluded to the statistics of the navy yards, and says that they show an enormous daily expenditure. On the 16th day of November, 1882, namely: "For f>s7 foremen, clerks and employes, other than ordinary mechanics and work ingmen, 2,179 and 3,805 and other employes !>l3, making 7.:»54 total employes at a daily compensation of $11,31., or at a rate of $3,000,000 a year, when the only work in progress on tho ships of war at all the yards was the re pairing of the ships of war Omaha, She uandoah. Trenton, Ossipee, Mohican and Alert. Secretary Chandler considers this an enormous expenditure for such feeble results aud inconsistent with a faithful ad ministration . KEEPING OPEN ON SUNDAYS, The Post will publish to-morrow a long article presenting the question of opening on Sundays the national museum, Smithsonian institute, congressional li brary and smaller institutions at the capi tol, Librarian Spofford, Prof. Baird, Col. Robert G. Ingersoll and Rev. Robert Coll yer, of New York, favor the movement, while of the numerous ministers here biat two approve of the proposition. Chicago Church Matters, Chicago, June 24. — The First Presbyte rian society, the oldest organization in the city, celebrated its serai-centennial to-day. The vestry of the Church of the Ascen sion (Episcopal) this evening refused to accept the resignation tendered on Wed nesday evening, by Rev. Father Richie, its extreme ritualistic rector, but offered him a six weeks vacation, a handsome cash do nation, and undertook to raise the neces sary $20,000 to apply on a new church edifice. The rector has not ' yet made an answer. That Great liifi Organ. Boston, June 24. — The suit to restrain the removal of the big organ from Music hall has been compromised and Wm. O. Grover.the purchaser, will begin its remov al May 12 1884, being allowed two months to take it from Music hall. The organ will remain in Boston, be improved and a hall built especially with a view to its ac commodations m the rear of the New England Conservatory of Music. Not Yet Answered in the Highest Court. Mew Yobk, June 24. — Colonel Kobert G. Ingersoll reported from Washington and elsewhere as dead at Long Branch, is en joying the best of health at Long Beach, on the Long Island coast. FOEEIGN NOTES. Fatal Collison oft" the Coast of England — A Passenger Steamer Sunk and a Large Number of Pe«ons Drowned— A. Brief Budget of N-:-.v.-. from the European Cap ital. London, June 24, — The passenger vessels Huron andWaitara of the New Zealand ship ping oompany were in collision off Port land on Friday nigLt. The Waitara sank in two minutes and twenty-five persons were drowned. The Huron immediately launched boa's and rescued sixteen persons struggling in the water. Among these was a lady saloon passenger to whom a sailor, also saved, had given his life belt. Two other saloon passengers were saved. All the second class and steerage passengers were lost. Capt. Waitara was dragged aboard the Huron with the aid of ropes . The two vessels left London together Friday . The Huron struck the Waitara on the end just is front of the saloon on the starboard side. The survivors state that no crash was'heard, but the side of the Waitara gave way like card board. More passengers might have been saved had a bark aud steamer near by heeded the Waitara's sig nals of distress. The Waitara was an iroa ship of 833 tons built in 18G3. The Huron was also an iron ship. Stettin, June 24. — The German gov ernment refuses to allow men belonging to the German navy to take to China the Chinese iron clad recently launched here. Dublin, June 24. — Alderman William Tvleajihre has been elected lord mayor of Dublin. Dublin, June 21. — Bernard MacHu^h has been arrested on a charge of complic ity ih the murder of Justice Young who was shot five years ago. Pabis, June 24. — Prime Minister Ferry has just received a letter from tha Marquis Tzseng, Chinese ambassador, in which the latter states that his departure was due entirely to matters connected with family affairs and that he will return to Paris immediately, if his presence is re quired. London, June 24. — The Marquis of Tzseng has arrived here. St. Petersburg, June 24. — Wm. H. Hont. United States minister, is about to leave on a furlough. London, Juno 24. — Seventy persons have been drowned in the floods in Silesia. Paris, June 24. — It is reported that Challemel Leconr, minister of foreign affairs, has resigned. Pabis, June 24, — The foreman of the jury which returned a verdict of guilty against Louise Michel has received threat ening letters. When the prisoner was sentenced yesterday the audience cheered her. The commune press generally considers her sentence as excessive, and even the Legitimist and union advocates pre dict a commutation. The anarchist paper reminds the president of the court which sentenced Louise Michel that Judge Bonjean was shot by the commune . London, Jnne 24. — A dispatch reports many incendiary fires in Knngur, govern ment of Perm, Russia, and several persons have been arrested on suspicion of having started the fires. Pakis, June 24. — The Malagassy envoys had a farewell meeting with Ferry to-day. The envoys will be provided with "sate conduct" to the French commander at Tamatave. A telegram from Saigon states that t ; :e governor of Cochin China has excelled the Anamite consuls because of their connec tion with conspiracy against French (rule. The evacuation of Quinhon is ordered. NO POLICE PROTECTION. Anil the Citizens of Chicago Have to Organ ize for Mutual Defense Against Thugs and Cut-Throats. [Special Teiegram to the Globe.] Chicago, June 34---That portion of the west side which is bounded by Harrison and Jackson, Morgan and Throop streets, has !>:eu infested for a long time by alarg nuxivici- of roughs, toughs, and cut-throats bat is esptcially thesocalled William street gang" which has made life in that neigh borhood anything but safe and pleasant. Thejreccrds of the police and criminalcourts bearthe names of many evil doers who hail from that localitj 7 , but it is a noticeable fact that nine out of every ten of those ar rested go scot free and laugh at justice. Lately the attitude of these thugs has becom so delimit and their acts of lawlessness and violence so frequent without punishment or detection following, that the respecta ble residents of the streets most affected have been obliged to take steps to protect themselves. After a meeting Friday night held at 346 Van Buren street at which a committee was appointed to confer with Chief Dov'p. another meeting took place last night at the same place. Some si?:'; ot seventy property owners were present, and numerous speeches were made expressive of the dissatisfaction felt br them at the want of protection afforded their families and property by the municipal authorities. It was painted out by some speakers that those few po licemen assigned to duty in that point of the west side were for physical reasons, unable to cope with the small army of thieves, thugs and robbers plying their nefarious avocations there.their beats being altogether too large. The committee con sisting of A. N. Linscott, J. L. Lincoln and E. S. Warren. Jr.. reported they had an in terview with the chief of police, who told them he sympathized with the sufferers, and he would try and make the police ex ert themselves to panish and prevent crime in their neighborhood, but that trie force of men at his disposal was too small to do all that ought to be done there. He suggested as the best means to afford re lief, active co-operation on the part of the citizens with the police authorities. He meant by that to say the citizens should organize for the purpose of helping in the detection of criminals, und to furnish evidence in court in order to insure their conviction. Chief Doyle added that so far there had been a lamentable deficiency in this re spect. A good many criminals had been arrested from time to time, but they gen erally had come off best in the end for the reassn the citizens didn't come forward and offer evidence against them. A per manent organization was then effected, A. N . Linscott being elected president, aud Mr. E. S. Warren secretary, and thenew as sociation was christened "tho Citiz.-irs Leagne of the Eighth and Eleventh ware--." A committee of three members, consist!,-^ of Messrs. Linscott, Warren and J. D. Rob erts, was appointed to pick out seventeen other members of the organization fr.;m names suggested at the meeting; to make np a permanent committee of twenty. As iiu m - bers of this committee were named besi!.:s those mentioned Messrs. H. Palmer, David Marpoolc, J. O. Whitney, T. O'Brien, : . Becz, Gao. Eurkhoff, M. McMuiieu. J. Hutchinson, J. L. Lincoln, H. A. Gall, G. D. Jones and others. This committee Is to be more especially entrusted with the tedious and dangerous task of actively as listing the detective and police officers in finding out the perpetrators of recent or further crimes, while every other mem ber of the organization is bound to help them in so doing. All those present en rolled themselves as members of this new citizens' league and the time for the next meeting is fixed upon as next Saturday. STILLWATER GLOBULES. There was a large attendance at all the churches yesterday. Cnj dly bam* pleas ant many families from the country were present. Apple river was visited by quite a large number of people yesterday to witness the loge running over the falls, which is con sidered an interesting sight by many. Three deaths last week from diphtheria, and several new cases reported. It would seem that the ravages of this dread scourge would never be fully checked, no matter what the season of the year. There was a good attendance at both fairs on Saturday night, that at Music hall be ing much larger than on any previous night since the opening. The Wigwam was crowded as usual. Both entertain ments will be open to the public again this evening. The Fourth of July celebration fund amounts to between $1,200 and $1,400. The merchants and business men general ly, with scarcely an exception, have con tributed thereto. The committee will not be cramped in their arrangements for the want of money. It may not be generally known that speckled trout in considerable numbers may be found in the St. Croix river. It is supposed that the speckled beauties were first introduced in the river by the giving way of|the dam of the trout pond, three miles south of Marine, which was over flowed two or three years ago. A crook whose finances were in a deplor able condition who had come to this city for the purpose of making a raise, as he forcibly expressed it, was yesterday morn ing obliged to make a hasty retreat for the Wisconsin side. On his entrance into town the slippery gentleman had confided the object of his visit to a supposed friend who informed the police. Hence the free pas 6 over the bridge. A couple of men employed at the boom came marching into town yesterday morn ing in charge of an old man whom they charged with stealing a batteau and some rigging. After an investigation of the matter the police refused to lock the old man up, they being fully satisfied that no crime had been committed. The old fellow was out picking up drift-wood, and having no boat of his own, had taken one belong ing to the company, which he had done several times before. Considerable excitement was caused about 1 o'clock on Sunday morning by a shot fired by the night watchman at the Wigwam. The old man states that he was awakened by the noise made by an attempt to force an entrance into the building. The police were soon on the ground, but the would-be thieves had made themselves scarce. The 6hot is supposed to have been accidental, the guard not being ex actly familiar with the peculiar mechanism of the weapon with which he was armed. MISNETONKA BREEZES, The Lafayette orchestra has arrived. The hotels are not "nlled to overflowing" as 3 et. The Georgia excursionists will start from the lake for home to-day. Miss Hattie Goodrich, of Chaska, is lo cated at Chapman's for the summer. John S. Blaisdell and family made the tour of the lake yesterday ou the Belle. Hotel St. Loais will be opened some time this week, probably on Friday, the 23th. F. F. Jacques and son, of Chicago, and H. Lowry and Miss Burden, of St. Louis, are at the Chapman house. The old propeller "Mary," is now run ning in the interests of the Lake Minne tonka Transportation company, having been re named the *'Star." Travel at the lake was not very heavy yesterday owing to the cool air and clondy skies. Both boats carried fair loads, how ever, the *'Belle" having the bulk of the crowd. The proposed hop at the Lake park did not "come off*' as anticipated, Saturday evening. The first hop of the season is now announced for Friday evening, at the Excelsior house. Steward Syda has resumed his old posi tion on the "'Belle," and is daily adding to the laurels won last season. Under his di tection the dining room of the "Belle" is second to none at the lake. The diners at the Chapman house yes terday numbered about sixty. Indica tion are that this house will be even more popular among visitors to Mincetonka this season than ever before . A party consisting of W. F. Adencourt, E. E. Case, W. H. Curtis, H. Van Deusen H. N. Plank, C. Merriam and W. J . Burr ton, all of Minneapolis, made the rounds yesterday on the yacht "'Modesty," dining at Chapman's. Hon. E. M. Wilson. W. E. Bnrnell, Chas. Eustis and A. H. Rand, of Minneapolis, made up a yachting party yesterday and made the trip from the Highlands to Chap man's in the prize yacht, Catherine, under command of Capt. Brooks. Fishing never was better at Minnetonka than at the present time. Large and numer ous catches are reported daily and the Globe reporter was yesterday shown sam ples of Sunday -caught pickerel measuring from fifteen to twenty-eight inches in length. Among the most notable lake tourists yesterday were Hon. B. Butterworth of Cincinnati, C. H. Perkins and wife, W. A. Paten, T. Paten, L. S. Howett, W. P. Clcugh, J. T. ODell, Washington, D. C. They were tha guests of A. Anderson, of tht* N. P., who entertained the party at the Lafayette with a private dinner. Among the vi&itors who registered at Chapman's yesterday were W. W. Eipley, Columbus, 0., Miss. H. M. Nichols, Indian apolis, C, B. Hardy, Frank Beard, Cincin nati, Jas. R. Crane, Cleveland. 0., Geo. H. Rn=i?fcll, Syracuse, N. V.. David R. Tucker, Baltimore, Md., F. Bairn -, Waco, Tex., H. H, Critchfield, Cleveland, 0., W. H. Sherman, Chicago. A. J. Smith, Balti more, Md.. and \V. Oreave. Rochester. Monument to Gen Uecker. Cincinnati, June 24 — A monument to Gen. Frtd Heeker was unveileJ with a XO. 176. ceremony in Washington park to-day. A great procession marched through the streets and speeches were made by Emil Roth, Moritz Jacobi and Albert Springer The monument is of Scotch granite sar mounted by a bust. Ocean Steamships. London, June 24. — The steamer Ash brooke, from New Orleans, May 16, for Bayonne, took refuge at St. Michaels on the 15th inst., her shaft being broken. She will be repaired in a few days. New Yokk, June 24. — Arrived: The Arizona, from Liverpool, and the Faraas sia, from Liverpool. London, June 24. — The Hammonia &oi Deruyter, New York, Parisian and Quebec, Montreal, lowa, Boston and British Prince, Philadelphia, have arrived out. AMUSEMENTS. I Opera Honse,Monday, June 2s. SPIRITUALISM. -One Night Only— "Thk MILLER BROTHERS & Miss MAY LEYTON," will hold a Grand Spiritualistic Revival,assiirted by other wonderfnl and newly developed medi ums, who invite the closest investigation, per forming all the tosts on the stage. The following are some of the marvelous manifestations that usually take place in. the presence of these mediums: "A large table floats in the air . "' Mater iaii za tion. Forms from the Spirit Land appear, while Uie mediums are held h.iml and foot. Skint forms walk out in full \ iew of the audience. The Woudeiful Sl:tte Tesr. Messages written by an invisible band before the eyes of the audience. Clairvoyance or super natural vision . A book is opened by a parson chosen by the audience at whatever page he may see fit, and is read by the medium white on the stage without seeing tho book. Sealed messages read and answered by the medium. Musical instruments will float in a wonderful strange manner playing as they go. As there are no reserved seat-;, it will be well to come early to avoid confusion, annoyance and possible disappointment. Doors open at 7 o'clock. Commence at 8 o'clock. All am invited. AMUSEMENTS. WOOD'S OPERA HOUSE, Seventh, near Jackson. MONDAY, JUNE 25, And during the week, engagement of John W. Ransom's Across tie Atlantic Combination. A grand constellation, of dramatic and vaude ville artists. First appearance of the Irish auto crats, Sweeny and Ryland. The elegant Miss Ella Bordeaux, and the dialect comedian, Chas. Adams. A fine dramatic company, headed by the porteau actor, J. W. Ransom, in the grant drama, "ACROSS THE ATLANTIC." ST.PAUL" ill Elltil ! IAIHEIER BLOCK. OPEN FROM 10 a. m. to 6 p. m. SEASON TICKETS, $2. Single admission, 50c; Children, 25c. lt»J* EXCURSIONS^ CAMP JEETING ! Hollar Bi'iiii, Jim 25. The Large Passenger Steamer, GRAND PACIFIC! Will Make One Trip, Leaving foot of a ck6on street at 7:30 p. m., and returning at 11 p. m. For tickets apply to 176 A. DELANEY, Agent. BUSINESS CHANCE. ' Sliffiflf! A SYNDICATE Is cow being formed to purchase one of tint most FLOURISHING TOWJVSITES IN THE NORTHWEST. It is not a paper scheme, but the town is already well adva iced, and its growth is beyond ques tion. A small portion of the Syndicate Shares S'lUjremain unsold, and parties desiring to make a 6are investment should apply a' once, as tim 9 line will be closed in a few days. j^ Address SYNDICATE* Globe Office.