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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- |
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.
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
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.
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
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.
Fkaikie dd Chien, Wis., June 24. — Joe
; Leonard was drowned to-day. He leaves
a wife and four children.
Skklbyville, Ind., June 24. — Near Cyn
| thiana, yesterday, Bud Fungerford, a
; farmer, while blowing up stumps with
dynamite was mortally injured.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
| 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.
[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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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."
[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.
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 .
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
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.
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
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, 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
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
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
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.
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.
There was a large attendance at all the
churches yesterday. Cnj dly bam* pleas
ant many families from the country were
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
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.
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
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
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.
I Opera Honse,Monday, June 2s.
SPIRITUALISM. -One Night Only— "Thk
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
Seventh, near Jackson.
And during the week, engagement of John W.
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
ill Elltil !
10 a. m. to 6 p. m.
Single admission, 50c; Children, 25c. lt»J*
Hollar Bi'iiii, Jim 25.
The Large Passenger Steamer,
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.
Is cow being formed to purchase one of tint
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.

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