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The Post Prandial Scenes at the Banquet
at Hotel Lafayette— The Excursion to
Stillwater Yesterday— A List of Those "Who
Participated— A Warm Reception Ac
corded at the Prison City— Address of
Welcome and Response.
The Banquet.
The banquet to the engineers at Hotel
Lafayette drew near its close, so far as the
gastronomic part was concerned, about
11:30 o'clock, and then the feast of good
things gave way to the flow of soul and
amid the popping of the festive and in
spiring corks, the babbling wit and elo
quence off the company broke forth and
the following toasts were drank and re
sponded to, Hon. W. W. McXair and Judge
Flandran officiating as toast masters:
1. The American civil engineer. The
pioneer and perfestor of our civilization,
he marshals the forces of nations to con
quer nature's obstacles. Response by D.
J. Whitteinore, Milwaukee.
■2. The engineer corps of the United
States army. While its motto is simply to
try. its practice is always to accomplish
Response by Win. W. Hetcalf, Pittebnrg.
3. Steam, that wonderful agent which ha s
increased the power of aian a huTidredfold
solidified nations, brought continents to-'
gather, and introduced the remotest cor
ners of the world into familiar intercourse.
Response by John Lawlor, Praine Dv
4. Commerce, the system that enables
men to ful . • ■ ; terrestrial des
tiny — tl • ating to the happi
ness of each oth Response by E. D.
Neier, St. i.
5. Minesota, while its enterprise fur
nishes a grand tisld for the labor of the
engineer, its lakes supply an elysium for
his recreation. Response by John W.
G. Electricity, formerly known a* fire
from heaven, it has now become a familiar
companion by whose magic influence
tlionght put its girdle round the earth and
darkness banished. Response by Chas. E.
Emery, New York.
Hon. W. D. Washburn opened the exer
cises of the toasts in a few well chosen and
complimentary remarks to the engineer-,
and then called upon Judge Flandrau as
the toast master of the evening, who an
nounced that he had a banquet for the
mind in store and called upon John Whit
teniore, of Milwaukee, to respond to the
first toast.
Not long ago a man came to me who
said he had a son that was wrong in the head
and whom he tried to get into an insane
asylum, and seeing that we wanted a man
to head a party to the Black Hills, he
brought him round because he was just
the man we wanted. Well, civil engineers
are human beings, and the people of
Minneapolis and St. Paul have treated us
as such and a good deal better. I ask all
present to imagine what the American
civil engineer has accomplished ia this
great northwest, and to consider that
what they have done here, is but a sample
of what they have done all over the' world.
And what is true of the native
is no less true of the foreign engineer.
I wish to give you a picture of the typical
engineer. A young man once applied for
a position on a railroad, understanding
that it was the great civilizer. He wanted
to go onto the engine, for he knew that
was what made the substructure valuable.
He went on until he became superintend
ent or road master or engineer on a rail
road leading into Chicago. By and by he
became general manager of a new road
and is a member of this society, Charles
Paine, its president. [Applause.]
The second toast was responded to as
follows by John Lawlor:
Few but Bach prophets as Watts and
Stephen?on and Fulton comprehend the
wonderful mystery of steam at its birth.
The engineer has always been hard upon
the heels of nature and has forced her to
give up her secrets for the good of man
kind. Steam is the courage of capital,
the Neptune of the .=ea, the heiress of the
land. There is nothing the genius of man
and steam cannot accomplish. It is the
bearer of civilization; the locomotive pre
cedes the wagon ;:nd the plow. Steam is
the spirit of commerce. It knows all the
languages of the earth. It is the herald
and the guardian of civilization.
The next toast was re.-iiomled to a
follows by Mr. Metcalf:
The best young men in the country,
those first in attainments, are appointed to
the engineer corps. In war we know they
are first, ou the front of the fight, and in
peace we know they are first, as they come
in contact with us. We find them civil en
gineers and men of the first rank, The
government trust? them, for it trusts them
implicitly with appropriations of lniliions.
They are a model for till young engineers.
The next toast « .- responded to by
Commerce is the life b ood of the young
giant of our civilization. It pours your
surplus wealth of golden grain a>
a fructifying stream throngohot the world.
It is the symbol of the progress of the
great northwest . To it we owe the op
portunities for the labors we delight in.
We build its highway?, its mills, we save
and use its surplus water. It is our means
and our end.
The next toast was responded to by F.
R. Delano.
Minnesota is the girl we are proud to
introduce to you gentlemen of the board
of engineer. This i.-i elysium — dwelling
place for happy souls after death — a place
after death furnished with sweet lakes,
abounding game, etc.
Now, gentlemen, here is where we go to
when we die — here in this North Star
state. If you cannot come now, come after
you die, and you shall have all the bene
fits. Bound by river ties to the four quar
ters of the globe you are on the dome of
the continent. You are in the heart of it 3
The next toast was responed to by —
electricity. The value of electricity in the
future,as now, will be not so much the force
itself as the medium of transmission. It
is the power on which we must ultimately
The closing speech was made by John
W. Bennett, of Devil's Lake, a few ap
propriate and choice remarks, and the ban
quet closed a pronounced success by all.
Yesterday's Doings.
The banquet to the American society of
civil engineers, tendered at Hotel La
fayette last evening, having kept the
visitors up until nearly daylight this morn
ing, many of them were too tired to get up
at the early hour announced for the special
train t« leave this morning. However,
about 126 of the party were aboard the
train when it started for St. Paul
at 8:10 o'clock, having been delayed
by late arrivals. The train was delayed
half an hour on a side track between Way
zata and Minneapolis, so that it was 10:30
before it arrived at St. Paul. The Gen
eral Barnard was all ready to leave at 9:30
o'clock and at that hour about =eventy
five invited guests from St. Paul and
Minneapolis had already assembled on
board. A severe thunder storm came up
about 9:45 which had the effect of discour
aging the party, but the storm passed over
btfor the train arrived at St. Paul and
the party went on board the steamer with
out getting a drenching. The storm had
j the effect of cooling the atmosphere and
everybody was pleased on that account.
1 At 10:50 a. m. about 200 people had assem-
I bled, the Great Union band, which had
; been engaged for the occasion, struck up
with "King William." the stays were loos
ened and the boat started down
stream. Those of the party belong
ing to the visiting esgineers
as near as could be ascertained by a close
canvass were as follows:
Prof A Beardsley and wife.
W X Belknap and wife. *
J D Burr.
H X Broadberrv and wife.
W H Bixby.
M J Becker, wife and daughter.
John Bogart (secretary) aad wife.
T C Bradley.
A Bell and daughter.
A H Blaze-iell.
A Borodine.
Robt Bunce.
Gen J W Bishop.
Prof C L Crar.dall and wife.
Martin Coyelle.
D W Cunningham.
J J R ('roes and sister.
Robert Cartwright.
F Collingwood, wife and sister.
Pr»f A G Compton and wife.
A P Cord.
Chester P Davis and wife .
Jos P Davis and aster.
Caas Davis and sons.
Charles E Emery, wife and son.
N M Edwa di. ' '
G D Emerson .
Prof Robt Fletcher and wife.
Jos P Frizzell.
J R Freeman.
Jas B Francis.
C E Good and wife.
Fred Graff and wife.
Prof E E Green, Jr.
Gen M Gleason and daughter.
Jas 11 Harlow.
W M Hughes and wife.
W S Ilnntington and wife.
IB Harvard.
If G Howe and wife.
R Hering.
J II Hallo way.
W H Jennings.
(i Lindenthal and wife.
F C W Lange.
W H Latz, wife and sister.
Thos B Lee and wife.
T D Leavitt.
R E McMarth and son.
Win Metcalf, wife, son, daughter and niece.
Henry G Morris, wife and son.
T C McCollona
Chas H Myers.
S 13 HcComen .
J A Ockereon and -wife.
T C Prindle and wife.
Col E Prince.
Prof P II Philbrick and wife.
J A Partridge.
Percivilie Roberts, Jr.
Jos. R. Richards and wife.
Robert E. Reed and wife.
H. B. Richards and wife.
Benj. Retce.
W. H. Searlesand wife.
Win . P. Schien and wife.
F. Slataper and daughter.
F. P. Steams.
Prof. G. F. Swain.
D. C. Shepard.
Capt. E. N. Talcott and son.
A. W. Trotter and mother.
Jno. (i. Vaahorne.
W. H. Wylie, wife and daughter.
G. G. Wisden.
O. B. Wheeler.
Lieut. Bixby.
Wm. H. Woodyard.
Maj. Hoffman and wife.
Among the party were:
Col. DeGraff."
G. A. Marr.
Col. Wm. Crooks.
Frank B. Clarke.
A. J. Stibolt.
Miss Carrie Belote.
Mrs. Wm. Wallace.
Whitney Wall.
Maj. McKenzie and wife.
F. M. Tower and wife.
L. W. Ruadlett.
Capt. Gillespie.
Miss S. K. Steep.
D. \V. Ingersoll.
J. A. Baker, all of St. Paul.
The Misses Beverage, of Minneapolis.
On the passage. Major McKenzie, Capt.
Durham and Lieut. Gillespie pointed out
the many points of interest, explained
the workings of the machinery attached
to the boat for snagging purposes and ex
hibited maps of the river, and photograph
ic views of many noted places between St. i
Louis and St. Paul. At noon a basket j
i lunch was served in the main s aloon '
■ which had been prepared for the occasion
by the Merchants hotel. Ex
tra waiters had been provided by the
boat officials and the hunger and thirst of |
the party was more than satisfied. When j
the steamer came to the point where the
government fleet was anchored (of which
the Barnard comprises a part.) about four
miles above; Hastings, r. halt was made
to pick up Capt. Hayes, of the U. S. steam- ;
er Ada B. who, being more familiar with j
the St. Croix river than Major Tiptoe, the ;
Barnard.* pilot, took tha wheel after en- !
tering that stream. This was '
the only stop made on the •
trip. While passing through the draw
bridge at Hastings, the band played "The
Prince of the Regiment," which attracted a '
large crowd to the banks of the stream^ '
who cheered andVaved hats and handker- i
chiefs as the steamer passed. After eutor- j
ing the St. Croix river, the band were sum
moned from the hurricane deck and as
sembled in the main saloon. Here waltz- j
ing was indulged in for half an hour, aad j
then the lancers was substituted, '
Whtn the steamer arrived opposite Hud
son the dancing was discontinued rind the
en^'iuerr.- went outside to view the bridge
at this point. Considerable amusement
was occasioned here by a man who, in en
deavoring to show his expertness in riding
a log, fell into the water, and when pulled
out by his companions those on the boat
waved their hats and cheered him.
The steamer arrived at Stiilwater at ;'.:-10
p. m. having been just foar hours and j
fifty minutes in making the trip. At the !
dock the party were received by a commit- i
tee of citizens which consisted of the fol- !
lowing persons: Mayor Matthews, D. B. !
Brown, Hon. Isaac Staples, Hon. John'
McKusick, Hon. R. F. Hersey, Judge Me- j
Clner, Hon. J. G. Castle, Judge Murdock, j
S. R. Stinson, H. W. Cannon, R. H. Mil- j
lard, E. L. Hospes, R. J. Wheeler,
David Bronson. William G. Bronson.
Louis Clark, city engineer; H. H. Harrison, j
superintendent of water works; E. Nexsen, J
David Tozer and Matthew Clark.
The programme was to have made an '
excursion up the lake to the boom, but it
being later than they had expected to ar- \
rive at Stillwater, this was abandoned, and !
the visitors proceeded direct, to the opera !
house. After all were seated the j
band played "One Day in Boston.-' :
Grand Potpourri, by Ciause, which was !
loudly applauded.
Judge McCleur then appeared on the
stage and welcomed the visitors in a brief
; speech, in which he bade them a cordial
and hearty welcome and congratulated the
city upon the fact that the distinguished
j visitors had deemed the city of Stillwater
! worthy of this passing call . He then re
} ferred in complimentary terms to
i the grand results of engir.eer
ing skill in the northwest.
The engineer had bridged the river?, cut
' down the hills, and made the land accessi
: ble to emigration. It was owing to the
; skill of the engineer that the great west
, was developed, and he was identified with
bil the great achievements of mechanical
skill in the country. The Judge referred
to the grand structure, the Brooklyn
1 bridge, and said that though the name of
Roebling might die, this structure would
stand as an eternal monument
to his greatness. The judge conduced his
remarks by some . facetious allusions to
to the fact that men could not subsist alone
upon wood and stone and (pointing to the
tables) invited the guests to participate in
the good things set before them.
Before accepting the invitation, however,
Mr. James R. Crocs, treasurer of the asso
ciation, responded to Judge McClnei's
welcome in the following appropriate lai.
We thank you for your words and acts of
welcome to the members of the American
Society of Civil Engineers, who have come
th ousands of miles in every direction to
interchange ideas and experience at this
central point of our common heritage, and
who have been met everywhere with a hos
pitality beyond our imagination, but not
greater than we ought to have expected
from the composition of the inhabitants of
this magnificent region.
Communities in which several genera
tions have been born, have lived and have
passed away, inherit certain traditions and
become sectional and narrow. But here
the aggressive and progressive minds of all
regions, forced away from their old homes
by the feeling of narrowness, meet on
common ground and vie with each other
in the furthering of bold and novel enter
It is most fitting therefore that we who
represent the profession whose aim and j
object is to direct the faces of nature for
the good of man, should assemble to learn
what has been, what can be and what must
be done to develope a great country, here
at its heart where great natural water ways
begin their mighty course, conveying life
giving products on the one hand to the
St. Lawrence and on the other to the Gulf
of Mexico.
Some of us whose lives have been
chiefly spent in the olden sections of
our land, have been led to believe that
water was held of little account in the Great
We suppose it to be used for culinary
purposes and sometimes for washing. We
knew that the creation of steam presup
posed the use of water and that therefore
even the railroads which bind the states
together with bands of steel, require a cer
tain amount of it.
Bat we find that after all it is water
more than anything else which contributes
to the development of this region, and the
comfort and happiness of its residents.
The beautiful lakes of your state are the
paraaise of the seeker for repose and
health. The multiduninous smnll streams
afford water for your live stock, and Wall
street supplies water for your railroad
stock. Your rivers afford the cheapest
mode of conveyance to the market of the
stores of timber, the procuring and manu
facture of which is so immense an indus
try. The Father of Waters at the outset
of his useful course is pressed into your
service, and the greatest water power of
the world is used to saw the lumber for a
nation's houses and to grind the flour to
feed their occupants. And it looks as if
the reason why we find no blockheads
here is becouse you grind them into saw
dust and send them floating down the
stream to be dispersed in the great ocean.
American civil engineering owes a great
debt to water, for its obstructive and de
structive characteristics have forced the
engineer to the conception and execution
of his greatest achievements in this great
northwest. It has compelled him to de
part from the beaten track of precedent
suggested by the lower animals and only
developed by superior intelligence. The
beaver builds above ground his dams of
timber and earth, and men have followed
his example, but it has been reserved for
these later days for the engineer to arrest
the destructive forces of nature by build
ing at the Falls of St. Anthony, a subter
ranean and submarine dam of masonry
more enduring than the native rock.
The spider spun his web across a stream
and made the first suspension bridge, and
man has imitated him, but science and
intellect have gone farther and, with what
would be audacity, were it not the result
of calculation and industries, built out
piece by piece and bolt by bolt, any struc
ture, hundreds of feet above and across
great gorge?, until meeting, in mid air.
the fragile looking ''short line" bridge is
able to carry the heaviest loads.
The drainage of the refuse water of a
greal Northwestern city, to perfect which
it had been first necessary to lift the city
up bodily, polluted its water supply, and
the engineer daringly burrowed for miles
in the clay under a great lake and reached
a point beyond possibility of pollution. If
then, as we have been told many times
during thi3 delightful week, the Northwest
is under obligations to the engineers, we
cannot btit feel that the engineer, in turn.
is enormously indebted to the northwest
for opportunities of constructing great
works, aud the wise liberality which spares
no money to accomplish its purpose.
rhis mutual dependence has wrought
salts in other ways, and has done
troy faith out here in what an
t historian and thinker has termed
i, that if a man is only suffi
>rant his whims and r>"
•• • sticat [ common s :i~«."
may think that lam inclined to
■ r y iniue office." It may be so, bat I
a to remember that 1600 years ago
St. Paul did the s.me thing and his de
have no: forgotten his example.
issociaTion with them has
borne it* fruits. Impressed with all that
we have seen and all that we have heard,
overwhelmed almost with the profuseness
eartiness of the hospitality we have
met with, it is with extreme pleasure that
we here conclude our round of excursions.
discussions and festivities, and feel that
while contact unto winds and waves is
invigorating, and constant alertness is
inspiring, it is well for us to find ourselves
at last, in Stillwater.
After the speech making the visitors
were escorted upon the stage by the com
mittee on refreshments, consisting of G.
M. Brush, A. K. Doe, D. H. Hersey, A. J.
Jenks and W. A. Chambers. Three long
tables were arranged across the stage and
loaded with sandwiches, pickles, straw
berries, cakes, w'nes, etc. All formality
was laid aside, and everybody helped them
selves, keeping time with spoon and fork
with the music dispersed by the band.
After the banquet the visitors proceeded
to the depot and boarded the special train
provided by the St. Paul & Duluth rail
road. As the train left the depot the citi
zens assembled at the depot gave three
cheers and a tiger, which was responded to
from the cars. At White Bear tke train
was divided, those going to St. Paul taking
the regular Duluth train, while those
bound for Hotel Lafayette remained in the
cars and went via Minneapolis. Before
the final parting between the
St. Paul engineers and the visitors, Sec
retary Bogart of the engineers' society
mounted |a trunk and proposed three
cheers for General Bishop of St. Paul,
which was most heartily responded to.
Gen. Bisnop then mounted the trunk and
bid the visitors farewell on behalf of the
committee, in a few well
chosen words. Mr Richards of
Boston then proposed three cheers for Col.
Crooks, who has had charge of the excur
sions made by the party since their arrival
in St. Paul. This was alsfc enthusiastically
responded to. A final hand shaking fol
lowed and the Minnetonka train moved
out while the band played "Home, Sweet
Home." The train with those coming
to St. Paul pulled out soon after and
arrived at 7:35 p.m. The party is now
about broken up, many of them having al
ready left for their respective homes.
Som6 go to Duluth and return East via the
lakes. Others living in the South will go
home via the river. Others intend remain
ing here and spending a few weeks at Min
netonka and White Bear, and then make an
extended trip throughout the West. Mr.
Bogart and wife, the secretary of the asso
ciation, will remain in this vicinity during
nexc week and visit his many friends in St.
Paul and Minneapolis.
Jo Pottgieser, the "gushing blonde" o
the Manitoba line, left for St. Louis las
John Hathaway shipped an invoice of ~>ol
sheep to Hathaway, M. T., by the North
era Pacific on yesterday.
J. M. Johnson, general traveling ageni
of the Cunard steamship line at Chicago,
was in the city on yesterday.
C. E. Pengree, traveling freight agent of
the Chicago «fe Northwestern road, arrived
here yesterday from the interior.
J.W. Egan, general superintendent of the
Canadian Pacific, arrived here from Chi
cago yesterday afternoon, en route to Win
Trains to Red Rock camp meeting via.
the River road will leave St. Paul every
two hours, commencing at 8 o'clock this
Nineteen car loads of stock passed
through the city yesterday from lowa,
consigned to Pierson, Estabrook «£ Clark,
at Glendive. M. T. They went west by the
Northern Pacific.
There was a large number of emigrants
by trains from the oast on yesterday.
Fully 700 came in during the day and de
parted last night for points on the Mani
toba and Northern Pacific road?.
The Chicago, Burlington & Quincy, and
Kansas City, St. Jo & Council Bluffs rail
roads announce that they will receive no
more freight consigned to points subject
to overflow, until the raging waters of "the
Mississippi and Missouri rivers have sub
Agents having been appointed at Farm
ers Branch and Dawson, Texas, also at
South Mound, Kansas, on the southern
division of tha Missouri, Kansas Jc Texas
railway, freight destined to these points
may now be received and forwarded with
out requiring prepayment.
The passenger department of the Mich
igan Central announces that trains of that
line, with sleeping and dining cars attach
ed, run through from Chicago to Buffalo
and Niagara Falls without change, in addi
tion to connecting at Detroit with the
Grand Trunk through car system.
Among the distinguished visitors from
abroad who will arrive this morning from
the East, will be a party of Chicago capi
talists, consisting of Phil D. Armour, Mar
shall Field, S. A. Kent and J. W. Doane.
They will be accompanied by Superintend
ent Potter and George Walker, of the Chi
cago, Burlington & Quincy road, and the
object of their visit i 3 said to be with a
view of making investments at St. Paul
and vicinity. They left Chicago last night.
and will reach here this afternoon by
special train.
"Minnetonka and Alexandria"' is the
name of an exquisite pamphlet of thirty
pages, descriptive of the beauties of scen
ery and attractions of Lake Minnetonka
and vicinity. It is from the pen of J. H.
Hanson, a well-known journalist of St.
Paul, and issued under the directions of
assistant general passenger agent H. C.
Davis of the Manitoba road, and is both in
a literary sense and as an exposition of
tv P°g ra phi ca l art, the handsomest produc
tion of the season.
Tito River.
The Ida Campbell came in on yester
day afternoon with a tow of wood.
The engineers made a trip to Stillwater
by the government steamer Barnard yes
The river opposite St. Paul is on the de
cline, with seven feet depth of water in
the channel.
The Pittsburgh, of the Diamond Jo
line, will reach here from St. Louis to-day
with a fine trip and crowded with passen
gers. She will leave on her return trip at
2 o'clock this afternoon. She will be fol
lowed by the new Siduey, also of the Dia
mond Jo, and also laden to the guards.
The Minneapolis, of the Saints' line, rr
rived from St. Louis at noon on yesterday
with 200 tons of freight, fifteen head of
stock, and 100 passengers. She got off at
a late hour last evening comfortably
loaded for speed. The Centennial of the
same line will be up to-night, to return to
St. Louis at 10 o'clock. to-morrow morn
Girett Full Authority.
Ksoxville, Term., June 23. — At a meet
ing of the stock and registered bond
holders of the East Tennessee, Virginia A.-
Georgia railroad to-day the directors were
empowered to make any extension to the
system they deem proper, either by con
struction, purchase or lease, and they were
authorized to place a mortgage on such
acquisition to provide means to meet ex
penses. Nothing was done about the Bale
of the road to Jay Gould or a syndicate.
What extensions are contemplated is not
Xo More Bailtcay Lnml QratUs.
< Itiawa, June 23.— The government has
decided to make no further grants to colo
nization railway companies in the north
west for the present and until the present
chartered railways are completed there
will be no further sales of lands. If. how
ever, it is found necessary in the interest
of the country to make further grants the
price will be raised fifty cents per acre.
This conclusion is arrived at owing to
the rapid increase of immigration into the
Suit Against an Ex-Treasurer.
Tboy, June 23 . — A suit has been begun
by the Rutland Railroad company, of Rut
land, Vt., against J. M. Haven, late treas
urer, to recover $60,000 in bonds for money
alleged to have been received by Haven in
a judiciary capactity while treasurer.
Haven's real estate and other property
have been attached.
Saturday's Camp Meeting at Bed Rock.
The weather yesterday was not very
propitious for outdoor meetings, but the
arrivals at Red Rock still increased, while
the park is filled with tents, and Secretary
Rose, of Minneapolis, ha 3 his hands full
supplying tents for the new comers, but
all can be accommodated in some way, as
the hotel is in shape, and there is also a
good stock of groceries on the ground . A
great many who have tents on the grounds
are buying their supplies here, as they can
get everything wanted at city prices.
A workman on Mr. Hazzard's new cot
tage fell from the roof, lighting on his
head and laying him up so far as work was
Rev. F. J. Wagner of Minneapolis
preached in the forenoon from Rom. xiv.
22: "Hast thou faith." We must have faith
in both man and God and faith in the
church, which must be accompanied with
the Holy Spirit. All men have a kind of
common faith in God, but it is not the
kind to which the apostle refers, not a sav
ing faith. Bishop Foss followed with a
few remarks on the same subject.
At 3 p. m. Rev. Mr. Hohnan. of St.
Paul, preached from Mat. 16: 24-26. giving
the possibilities of a child growing to be
a man, to become a king and to be free,
but freedom does not consist in doing as
we please, for the bird does as it pleases
flies high or low or not at all, at will, but
that is not real freedom; to be free con
sists in being able to do, not as we please,
but as we ought to. If we do as we please
for a few years, yield to all our inclina
tions, appetites and passions, we find that
we are slave?, bound by our habits with
the strongest of bonds. Freedom
consists in being above and superior to
what we please to do, and being able to do
as we ought. Then we are free. To be
come so we must deny ourselves, and the
harder it is to deny ourselves, if we but
succeed, the stronger we are. It sometimes
seems as though the person having the
hardest trials, the most denials to make,
should be the more rejoiced; for if you are
tied up by a string you can walk away,
breaking it with scarcely a shock, but
when tied with a strong cord you have to
exert every muscle, strain every nerve be
fore it is broken.
So with the man becoming a Christian, if
ti is easy to break away from his old ties he
just drops over the line, but where he has
to use his strength and exert himself to his
utmost when he does break lose it is with
such force that he is sent flying over the
line and lands far into the kingdom of God.
During smooth sailing any one can sail
this bark of life, but when the storm comes
and we have to go against the stream then
comes the test of our freedom,
our manhood. The young man came
to Jesus, he came with a good
reputation a character above reproach, and
good morals, but one thing he lacked and
he had not the freedom to overcome this
one thing and went away sorrowful. If
we would qbe Christians according to
Christ's standard overcome ourselves and
be self Jenyiu^ .
Daring the sermon Mr. Harrison made
his apparance in the tabernacle havingjust
got in and at the cl>se of the service he
was given a warm reception by the con
gregation, hand shaking being in order.
The arrivals were numerous and from
all parts of the state, a goodly number
coming from Winona and Hastings via
steamer. From St. Paul were noticed Rev.
Morgan and Robert Smith, from Minne
apolis, W. W. Satterlee and family, Mr.
Cobb and Mr A. Lawrence and wife with
many others. Services to-day common
cinq with a love feast at 8 p. m. with
preaching by Harrison at 10.
In the afternoon at 2 o'clock there will be
two meetings, a business men's meeting,
led by Brother Briggs, of Brainerd, and a
mothers meeting, led by Mrs. Higgins. At
3 o'clock Rev. R. Forbes will preach, and
at 6:30 o'clock Brother F. Baldwin, of Ham
line, will lead the young people's meeting,
and at 8 o'clock the services will be con
ducted by Harrison.
London, June 23. — A committee is being
formed from volunteer forces to arrange a
banquet for the members of the American
rifie team at the close of the Wimbledon
London, June 23. — In the trial yesterday
at Nyregaza,Hungary, of the Jews accused
of having murdered a Christian girl and
used her blood to mix with their passover
bread, the only clear evidence adduced
tended strongly to establish an alibi in
favor of Buxboun, the Jewish butcher.
Witnesses for the prosecution contradicted
each other and also their own former
statements. The audience in the court
openly threatened the witnesses for the
defense with punishment. The public
prosecutor, in consequence of the disorder
in court, declared he would propose the
most stringent measures for the preserva
tion of order unless the president stopped
the disturbances. Moritz Scharp, the
principal witness for the prosecution, is at
Dublin, June 23. — The report is current
that Jas. Cary, informer, has gone to the
north of Ireland and that the government
will eventually send the informer to
London, June 23. — The Economist 3ays:
business is slack except in American se
curities, which declined during the week, in
many cases owing to the collapse of the
Chicago lard corner. It is said that on
the whole this country has been buying
American securities latterly. Denver &
Rio Grande and Oregon & California are
first, and Lake Shore and Ohio «fc Missis
sippi l}-2 lower, Chicago, Burlington «k
Qaincy l l^ higher.
Glasgow. June 24. — The new steamer
i >regon. built for the Guion line, to run
between New York and Liverpool, was
launched to-day.
Pabis, June '23. — Henri Bochefort, in
his evidence at the trial of Louise Michel
yesterday, endeavored to show the falsity
of the charge of pillage against the pris
oner. He said that when she was exiled
she reduced herself to poverty to aid her
fellow sufferers. The prisoner spoke in
her own defense; she violently attacked
the government, and declared that the
issne of pamphlets to the soldiers inciting
them to burn "the barracks and murder the
officers was justified. She declared that
the soldiers at Sedan would have done
well to shoot their officers and save their
Pabis, June 23.—^The Figaro says the
Chinese ambassador declares his belief
that a friendly settlement of the difficulty
between France and China will be made.
It is reported that the pope's protest to
President Grevy regarding the church
matters of France took form from a per
sonal letter and is regarded as a warning
of the highest importance.
Pabis, June 23. — The jury found Louise
Michel guilty, and she was sentenced to
six years imprisonment and ten years po
lice supervision. Of the other prisoners
charged with rioting and pillage, Pouget
was sentenced to eight years imprison
ment and ten years police supervision and
Moret to one year imprisonment. The
two others were acquitted.
Beblin, June 23. — The lower house of
the diet has adopted the remaining olauses
of the government's church bill.
Beblin, Jnne 23. — The Centre party has
received a communication from the Vatican
expressing its approval of its attitude dur
ing the discussion of the church bill in the
lower house diet.
The Times correspondent at Constanti
nople says that notwithstanding the offi
cial denials of serious troubles in Albania,
the agitation is gaining ground, and the
attitude of even the Moslem tribes is dis
quieting. The commander of the Turk
ish forces in Albania is Nafise Pacha, no
torious for his connection with the Balak
Madrid, June 23. — In the chamber of
deputies Prime Minister Sagasta alluded
in severe terms to the fact that a tory
journal had first made scandalous insinu
ations in regard to the departure of the
queen for Bohemia. Robledo repelled the
charge and twitted the government with
applying the tory press law. After a
stormy altercation between the prime min
ister and Robledo Senator Morel chal
lenged the government to afford an oppor
tunity for general political debate, which
challenge Sagasta accepted.
Shanghai, June 22.— The difficulty be
tween China and France is adjusted, Li
Hong Chang is expected to return to Pekin
A Ouiet Feeling, but Prices Remain St€ft"
and Improving— Good Inquiry for the
Best Grades of Property— Transactions
Amount in:; to Over Half a Million Dol
lars Filed, for Record.
The real estate market has undergone no
substantial change since our last report .
Values remain the same substantially,
though in all parts of town there is a visi
ble strengthening up and a constantly in
creasing firmness in all grades of realty.
There is no doubt but that the uncertain
ty in reference to the location of the big
hotel is exercising a good deal of influence
in retarding the transactions in real estate,
especially in lower town. At first one
would naturally be much surprised to learn
that so little a matter as the loca
tion of a hotel could have
very much influence in regard to holding
back sales. A little reflection shows how it is
done. Every man that has a piece of real
estate hopes that the new establishment
will be located near enough to his property
to cause it to increase in value, and even if
it should be located further away from him
than he would like, yet he would lose noth
ing by holding on to his property, for let
the hotel be placed where it may it will
not render his property any the iess valu
able, but on the contrary must have a ten
dency to increase the general value in all
parts of the town. Another class of per
sons is affected, and that class consists of
the buyers. These birds of Paradise are
hovering around endeavoring to get some
hint of the proposed location, watching the
real estate offices and showering inquiries
everywhere. No one seems to know enough
to give a reliable opinion upon the subject.
Most people stick to the of repeated asser
tion that it will go upon the old Oaks
place on the corner of Eighth street and
Jackson, while others with equal confidence
do not hesitate to declare that the location
has been finally determined upon
and that the great hotel will go upon the
Constance block, on the corner of Jackson
and Tenth streets. The uncertainty of the
location, as before mentioned, is having a
very decided effect in checking salts.
There has been so much rainy weather
during this season that those who are here
to prospect have not been able to do any
thing. Never in the history of the city
has there been so many people here for
this purpose. Capitalists from New York.
lowa, and all through the east are here
seeking to invest money in real estate in
St. Paul. Yesterday a large number of
them hunted the city for properties, and
several transactions were made. Several
other large deals were also brought to a
successful result, but the details are not
ready to be made public yet.
The market is in a curious and interest
ing condition. Holders are firm and
steady, and offer nothing below the high
est price, while buyers are as anxious
as ever, though, as before
suggested, most of them are
hunting around to learn where
the new hotel is to be located and rather
holding off to see what it is best to do. All
hands, both buyers and sellers, are dis
posed to wait and see what the results are
to be. The immense improvements in
grading, curbing, sewering and guttering
the principal .streets of St . Paul will have
a very perceptible effect in increasing the
value of real property. All along Waba
shaw. Seventh, Fort, Jackson, where the
street pavement is being put down the ap
preciation of property is very considerable,
while out on the other streets where the
sewers are being constructed and the side
walks laid, stretching out into the outskirts,
the property is rapidly increasing in value.
This work is a good deal more extensive
than most people have the least idea of.
The board of public works is having its
hands full of business at the present time,
and so is the engineer's office. More work
is commenced than they can possibly get
through with this season, and
yet it is piling up on the
authorities quite rapidly. The board is
meeting almost every evening, and the
council will meet once or twice a week.
Never in the history of the city have we
ever had Buch a rush of public improve
ments as at the present time, find Borne of
them are of a very costly character, and all
are important. There is throughout the
city such a feeling of thrifi and solidity.
such a vigorous, healthy, natural, growth
and filling cut that everybody is tinned
with an idea of independence in regard to
re;il estate. It is good to hold and good to
but not good to sell unless the full
value can be obtained for it. It therefore
matters but little whether there is much or
little .^old. The market remains juet a.s
firm and solid in asy event.
During the past week Messrs. Fairchild
& Davidson have dene a reasonably active
business. They have made several sales at
auction of real estate, and have closed ont
a iiTiuiber of lots on St. Anthony hill and
on Dayton's bluff. They have for sale yet
some of the finest residence lot-« in the city,
and a large number of valuable business
properties, improved aud unimproved.
Stores that are renting at from $100 to
$500 per month, and returning a handsome
net income on the price of the property.
They have a fine improved property on
Minnesota street, which can bb bought at
a figure whiuh makes it a most desirable
Their list of private houses for 6ale cover
fine properties ranging in price from
$1,200 to $18,000. The auction business
is a new feature with the firm, and they
are pushing it with great success. They
say they will sell personal as
well as real property for cus
tomers who desire their services.
They have forty acres for sale at a bar
gain, just north of Nelson & Co's lumber
yard, and forty acres just north of, and
fronting on Lake Come, which is beauti
fully located, lays high and in plain view
of the city, which will be sold at a low
All parties desiring to buy of sell real
estate should give them a call, and persons
desiring to make auction sales should not
fail to see them at 334 Jackson street .
t'nuhion Xotea.
Gay hosiery is no longer in favor.
Embroidered ecru batiste robes, will be
much worn.
Valenciennes is the popular lace for
breakfast caps.
Printed mull muslin dresses are novel
ties lately brought out.
White glace Surah silk is the correct
i niuf for printed mull muslin dresses.
Real Spanish lace fichus, black and
white, are sellitg at Denning's at $1.50
Pleated blouse waists and long apron
overskirts bid fair to remain in high favor.
The favorite color for the dots and scal
loped edges of Swiss embroidery bands is
The stalks of flowers must be as visible !
in all flower garnitures as the flowers and !
leaves .
White Escurial lace ptrasol covers are
sold for carriage parasoU of bright or ;
blaok silk. ,
Woolen muslins are to had in fill possi
i ble shades of color — old copper, terra cotta,
( ClUsliou strawberry i»nd nil the . roiors,
las we!! as all the c •<-.? ».<.••••» i en.
I Hindoo vailing is light, .-on and ove!y
' for summer dresses, and for evening toil
ets in all seasons.
Cleveland, June 23. — C . T. Goodwin,
cashier of the Lake Shore freight depart
ment, has been mysteriously missing for
several days. Auditor Leland says Good
win's accounts with the railroad company
are all straight. His friends cannot as
count for his disappearance except that he
has become insane, indications of which
have been noticed lately. It is not thought
be is financially embarrassed, as one man
was found who owes him $2,000, and he
had not called on him for the money.
Milwaukee, June 23. — At 2 o'clock this
morning, the schooner Lucerne, the Cleve
land barge, Goshawk, and the barge
Vought, from Buffalo, were boarded at
their respective docks, by twenty men
supposed to be union sailors, who pulled
the non-union men from their berths by
the hair of the head and threatened to kill
them unless they left the town inside of
two hours. The crew of the Lncerne de
serted their captain as did two men on the
Goshawk. The police have, gone aboard
armed to protect property.
Richmond, Va., June i';;.— The excite
ment over the Bierne-Elam affair has not
abated. All day inquiries have been mado
as to the whereabouts of the principals.
Both are still at large, notwithstanding
Bierne was arrested yesterday evening.
It seems that after the arrest by the Rich
mond policeman he was turned over to the
county deputy sheriff. The officers th<m
went in search of Elam. tracing him to a
house in the vicinity, but were refused ad
mittance, and the county officer declined
to force entrance.' he not having
a search warrant. A later passen
ger train from Richmond, bound west,
passed Hanover Junction and immed. f ely
thereafter Bieraewas missed. It is sup
posed he stepped on the train and got off.
McCarty and Royall, two of Bierne's
friends, were in the city to-day, and it is
believed were here to arrange another
meeting as soon as possible. What has
been done none but interested parties
know, but it is probable a more successfu'
meeting will be had possibly to-morrov
or Monday. The arrest of Bierne auJ
friends last evening was in a measure il
legal, and he was not placed under bonds.
Philadelhhia, June 22. — The terrible
details of the exposure of Dr. Hathaway 'a
illegitimate conduct as reported were con
firmed to-day by the wife of the malprac
titioner. She made "a^ full and explicit
statement of her knowledge of her hus
band's nefarious operations. The chief of
the police will verify the statement and if
possible obtain witnessefi.»..
Long View, Tex., June 23. — James
Cheatham, formerly a "prominent citizen
of Clarks-villei =but lately of San Marcos,
was arrested at the latter place on Thurs
day charged with .forging proof of death
of a member of the Mutual Self Endow
ment association for a policy of $5,000,
and brought.tQ i Long View this morning.
He told the guards he was very sleepy and
was taken to an upper room occupied by
the deputy sheriff. He complained of the
heat and was allowed to go into another
room and wash himself, leaving his watch
and clothing behind. Shortly after he was
found dead with his throat cut. He left
letters asserting his innocence. If guilty,
he has not ; failed in his intention of ob
taining money for his family as his wife
holds a policy on his life in the same as
sociation amounting to §0,000.
Philadelphia, June 23. — The coroner
began to-day an investigation of the
charges against Dr. Hathaway alleged to
have 'buried the bodies of illegitimate
children in the cellar of his dwelling.
Hathaway was brought from prison and
was present at the examination of Ann
Maria Morey, the alleged wife of Hatha
way. She testified at length in regard to
the burning of babies p.nd their buriiil in
the cellar. Sons of both the doctor and
the woman also gave similar testimony.
Detectives Wolf and Miller were examined
in regard to the discoveries in the houses
occupied by the accused. The jury rend
ered a verdict that Dr. Hathr.way had been
guilty of abortion in numerous cases.
iway was committed ;Or trial and his
;ed wife is held us a witness.
Watebbuby, Conn., June 23. — The po
lice have arrested Bill Davis,- aged fifty,
and his wife, aged £ev*e"ntei'ri, : believing
them to be*t&e*.'riii>>le'aderV in a series of
burglaries and other crimes of the worst
sort that have rendered this section a ter
ror to good citizens. It is stated that they
have worked in unison and led many young
girls astray. The recent heavy robbery at
the Bristol pcstolMce is traced to them.
' he circumstances of the case are unusual
and sensational.
Matamoba.B, Mexico, June- 23.—Revolu
tionists attacked Chiautta, Mexico, and
carried off two officials. The cavalry pur
sued and the revolutionists being pressed,
assißinated their prisoners. The revolu
tionists were overtaken by the cavalry and
cut to pieces and thirty killed.
Richmond, June — Nothing was heard
up to 1:30 p. m. from the Bieme and Elaw
dueling party. The excitement over the
affair and anxiety to learn the result is un
abated. Some delay occurred in the ar
rangements, hence it is believed that no
meeting took place this morning, but will
either this afternoon or to-morrow. Both
parties with seconds and surgeons, are
away from Richmond, but their where
abouts are unknown. .--.■••
Richmond, Va., June, .22.— A telegram
to-night {report the arrest, near Hanover
Junction, 25 miles from Richmond, of R
F. Beirne, one of the principals , and Page
McCarthy and W. W. Archer, his friends,
and also Waverly Ragland, of the Elam
party; No fight i? reported and it is be
lieved that none has taken place — Beirne
was bailed and went to his home in Ash
Little Rock, June 22. — At Clarksville,
Johnson county, to day, Gabe and Jim
Johnson, McDonald and Herndon who last
March murdered Conductor Cain and
robbed a train on the Little Rock & Fort
Smith railroad near Mulberry station,
were hanged in the presence of a large
crowd, several thousand, persous from sev
eral counties being present.
Petebsbubg, Ga.. June — Lewis Car
ter, colored, who murdered his wife on the
farm of Dr. R. B. Pretlow in Southampton,
was executed at the county court house to
day in the presence of 2,000 persons, mostly
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