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BOnOMFACTS. Ex-Souator Dorsey Continues His Nar rative of Political Rascality. HOWTHELA.STCIMPAIGNWASRCN Arthur the Greatest Coward in the Whole Party and Always in a Fret. THE NEW YORK CONFERENCE. How It was Brought About and What it Accomplished. JEWELL AS A MACHINE MANAGER. The Amounts Expended for Corrupt Purposes by the Finance Committee. CONKLING'S DISLIKE OF GARFIELD The Exertion Required to Induce Him to Take Part in the Campaign. [Special Telegram to the Globe.] Chicago, July 30. — The revelations of es-Scnator Dorsey made to a Chicago journalist who visited him at his New Mexican ranch have created even greater interest throughout the country than the original and incorrect recital printed in the New York Sun. Mr. Dorsey's own utterances, authorized and authenticated, mast be accepted as the truth 1 . ' To-day an additional chapter of absorbing inter est at this instance is furnished. Mr. Dorsey speaks plainly of the New York conference, of the organization of the national convention, of the election in New York and Brooklyn in which he makes some startling disclosures and treats of a variety of other subjects in a way that cannot fail to arrest public attention. His estimate of President Arthur may be thought severe, but it must be remember ed that no man has had better opportunity to form an estimate of his character. That he should speak plainly is scarcely a matter of surprise, for Mr. Dorsey does not much like the president now. The former conversation was broken in on by lunch. In the afternoon Mr. Dorsey said to his guest on the veranda: THE NEW YOBK OONFEBENCE. What was that tfie Snn had about that New York conference ? I wish you would read it to me again. The correspondent pulled out his paper and read the story as told — how the conference was ar ranged between the Garfield party and the New Yorkers ; how the latter agreed to supply the sinews of war if Garfield would promise to make a man of their selection secretary of the treasury; how in further agreement the New York party was to have the funding of the loan in accordance with the bill then pending, and which all knew would pass both houses; how Garfield agreed to all that was suggested, and that then the floodgates of money opened and the golden stream poured forth. Mr. Dorsey listened to the reading with a smile. "That is a pretty story," he said, "and ingeniously told. Brigham is quite sen sational. I didn't know it was in him. But, like that other story of Matthews, it is only based apon truth. That is, the main facts are correct, the tilling in is fanciful." "But there was a conference, was there not?" ' ; I believe that is history." "Oh, yes, there was one. Garfield came to New York solely upon representations I had made to him that it was necessary for him to come. Gen. Arthur and Mr. Thomas C. Platt, together with myself, re presenting the Grant side of the house, felt it vitally important he should. Gov. Jewell was absent, and I assumed the responsi bility of issuing an invitation to al most eve:y prominent man in the oountry of our party to be present and the sth of August to meet the candidate. I only did this after consulting the Hon. Frank Hiscock, Anson McCook and others who, at that time, seemed to be the repre sentative men of the opposition to Grant ! and Conkling. The telegrams I sent to j Gen. Garfiela were written under the in spection of Frank Hiscock and Gen. McCook. who, in a large measure, dictated i their contents, as they will bear witness. I felt it my duty to call Mr. Hiscock from his home in Syracuse to New York to obtain his judgment. Gen. McCook vras i always at mj elbow, wise, prudent and i directory. Gen. Arthur was at the other j end of the table equally anxious, and, I j might say solicitous, that Gen. Garfield I should visit New York. I may say right here that THE BIGGEST COWABD WE HAD in ail that company was Arthur himself. He was always afraid of defeat, always nervous and anxious, and always without a remedy. He didn't know what to do. He was as helpless as a baby and as void of resources. He had nothing to oiler but plaints and fears, and his face at critical moments was in itself enough to defeat less heroic measures than those we adopt ed. When somebody said 'bring Garfield to New York' Arthur grasped at it with avidity, and pleaded tremulously with me to arrange the interview." "And you did it?" "Yes; acting under the advice of these two factions, which seemed to agree upon this one point, if upon no other. I did all I knew how to do to induce Gen. Garfield to couio to New York. I was combated in these efforts by the Jewells, the Forbeses, the Curtises, the MacVeaghs, and all the other milk-and-water reformers and PECKSNIFFIAN HYPOCRITES. After a long experience in the army, it seemed to me that honorable and courage ous men preferred to be shot in the face, but after association with the above named persons and their followers, it became ap parent that they preferred to be shot in another part of the body." 'The conference, though; how did that comeont? What was done at it? Has the Sun described its results with accuracy ?" "So for as it goes it seems to be accu rate, but it only touches upon the fringes of what really transpired. I called that conference together on my own responsi bility. I requested eminent men from all parts of the country to come there, because I felt the necessity of the nominee's presence, and because I Knew if he did not come our contest was as good as lost. The most peristent and continuous agitator, as I said before, was Arthur himself. He never lost an opportune moment to urge me to insist that Garfield should come to New York. He seemed to feel the shaky foundation upon which his nomination rested. He had wit enough to know that he was born under the broad, outstretched wings of Roscoe Conkling. He had instinct enough to know that unless that eagle whose pin feathers had warmed him into political life was brought to the front, there was no chance for either him or Garfield. Therefore Arthur wanted Garfield to come to New York. He wanted Conkling to meet him. Conkling, the manly man he is, DECLINED TO MEET GABFIELD or any body else to make trades. He was out of the business of political tradesmen, but the conference met. Under the cloud of statesmen and visitors, Garfield came to New York . There was a large meeting and many speeches. The meet ing and the speeches were not the object of the gathering. In my private rooms at the Fifth Avenue hotel. I had arranged a personal inter view between Gen. Garfield, on the one hand, and Gen. Arthur, now president, the Hon. Thomas C. Platt, the Hon. Levi P. Morton, the Hon. R. C. Crowley, and Sena tor Cameron of the other. I was also present, at the request of Gen. Arthur and Gen. Garfield, and heard what each party had to say. I was not a participant, but a listener, at the request of both sides, like an umpire in a*base ball game. I heard all that was said. I kept no notes, as the Sun suggests, except the notes of memory. What is your recollection of what took place there, and what if any overtures were made and by whom ? "It would not be just for me to say" re plied Dorsey, "and after all the persecu tions I have submitted to under Gen. Arthur, it would not perhaps be fair for me to tell. As to the demands made upon Gfen. Garfield, and the form and manner in which they were made, the only answer I have to make is, that Gen. Garfield promised absolutely and unequivocally the position of secretary of the treasury to Levi P. Morton in the event of his election. He also promised that the dominant faction in New York should control the federal ap pointments in that state. He also led us all to believe, myself among the rest, that Mr. Conkling's wishes when they were properly and rightfully expressed, would be conformed to. The chief object of the conference was to BBIDQE THE STALWABT CHASM, and if possible plaoate the powerful Conk ling. Conkling, as I saw, would have nothing to do with it. I could not get him within the shadow of the Fifth avenue ho tel. He disdained to go there. He refused peremptorilly to meet Garfield. 'It's no use, Steve,' he said one night. 'I won't go. Wkat's the use? If you want to take that fellow's word for anything (he referred to Garfield) you cam do it Damn him, I've known him too long. I wouldn't believe him on oath.' " ''And yet," Baid the correspond ent, "Conkling took thestump and did some heavy work for this ticket" "Yes; but nobody knows the hard work it oost to get him to do it. It seemed that Conkling would rather approach a polecat than go near a Garfield meeting. To dodge us he slipped off fishing in the Thousand Islands. I had a steam yacht up in Alexandria bay, and I hurried up and put the yacht_at his disposal. I stuck by him and teased and WORRIED AND WORKED WITH HIM. He put me'oS by saying he wanted to go to theSanquenay river. I said: Go if you want to, but you will have to help us out sooner or later. Finally he agreed to let me make an appointment for him in the Western Reserve if I could get lirant to preside. He thought I could no go that, but it wasn't any trick at all. I flew to Grant, and of course he said yes. The appointment was made. Conkling ap peared, and his speech did more than any other single agency to win the fight. He made other speeches in Ohio and Indiana, and did a world of good, but he never could speak to me of Garfield bat he would say, "Steve, he'll go back on you." When the national convention met on Julylst, 1880, at the Fifth Avenue hotel, there appeared to be preat difficulty in agreeing upon officers of the committee to conduct the campaign. I think Gen. Logan was made chairman of a sub-committee, with Chandler, of New Hampshire, and Charley Foster, of Ohio, to report the names of such persons as they might agree upon for chairman and secretary of the nationa l committee. Messrs. Chandler and Foster were strong Blame men. Gen. Logan was a Grant man. After a session of many honrs it was agreed that Gov, Jewell, of Connecticut, should be chairman and myself secretary. When the commit tee made its report there -was no dissent. I declined the secretaryship or any other place of responsibility on the committee when my name was announced. But at the earnest solicitation of Gov. Foster and Gen. James Barnett, representing Gen. Garlield, and after receiving several telegrams from Garfield himself, and after being pursued by the most earnest solicitation of Gen. Arthur, the nominee for vice president, I finally concluded to accept the place. I did it with the deter mination to pay all my personal expenses myself, my clerk hire and indeed the whole cost of running the committee. I own a large house in New York, I threw that open and used it exclusively as a commit tee headquarters. I hired my own clerks and paid them, paid their hotel bills and my own. The campaign cost me inclusive of the $3,000 1 sent to Gen. Swaim for Garfield's expenses over $13,000." "In consenting to do this work did you suppose you would have to take charge of the whole oampaign and Gov. Jewell only remain as a figure head?" "Well, no I didn't think of that," re plied Mr. Dorsey. "Wkoever is entitled to take charge will take charge. That is a mere matter of vigor and capacity. The heavy duties seem to fall up jn me, and I tried the best I could to discharge them honestly, uprightly and intelligently. Gov. Jewell was not a man of force or judg ment. He was essentially weak. He had but little political sense, and was reckless in getting himself into scrapes from which other people had to extricate him. He wr.s a kindly, honest and conscientious man, but the Creator never cut him out to conduct political or other great enterpris es. I| remember when he fell| into the hands of those Philistines of the New York|Truth in the matter of that Ditten hoffer lttter. In his zeal to unearth the Morey letter conspiracy he went so far as to write to W. H. Dittenhoffer, saying that if certain proofs and affidavits of the Mo; rey forgery could be had he (Dittenhoffer" should be made United States district at- I torney of New York. Truth got hold of ST. PAUL, MINK, TUESDAY MORNING, JULY 51, 1883. the letter and was going to publish a fac &imile. I went down to Byrne and tried to stop it." "Speaking of the Morey lelter Mr. Dor sey, has it ever come out who was re sponsible for that? Was it an idea of Bar num's?" "Bless yon, no. Barnum never had any ideas. No it was concocted by W. W. Had ley." "It is stated in some part of the Sun ar ticle that one outcome of the Fifth Avenue hotel conference was the organization of a finance committee composed of members outside the regular national committee." "Yes, sir. A finance committee was formed composed of the very best citizens of New York and Boston, with power to raise ALL THE MONEY THEY COULD, and disburse the same under direction of the chairman, the Hon. Levi P. Morton." "Well, that's a queer thing. It is sup posed that the chairman of the regular na tional committee is the proper oustodian of the funds received for political purposes. And how is it, then, that Morton instead of Jewell disbursed the enormous sum raised to carry on the campaign?" "Well, I can't tell yon. The fact was that those who had contributed largely to campaign purposes during every year, re fused to pay a cent unless some other person than Mr. Jewell was to have charge of the distribution. His honesty was not doubted. His capacity was questioned. As for myself, I refused to accept a cent or pay out one." "Now, you say there was a finance com mittee. The publio would like to know who that finance committee was." "An organization so unusual would nat urally attract attention. I don't believe that anyone of the members of that com mittee are ashamed of the part they took in it, and if I thought one of them would feel aggrieved at the mention of his name I should hesitate about doing so, but I can not at this late day see how harm can come to anybody. Foremost was Levi P. Morton, then J. Pierpont Morgan, John A . Stewart, Augustus Kuntz, H. F. Hatch, J, W. Bosler, J. M, Forbes. Jesse Seligman, J. R. Kune, J. J. Astor, Jesse Hoyt, C. P. Huntington, was made chairman and afterward a large number of names were added to it, and some of those above enumerated may have been stricken off, but as a substantial whole the committee remained as originally agreed upoD." '•Having got the finance committee or ganized the next thing was to raise money, was it not?" •'Well, that would seem so. That was what the committee was organiz ed for," said Mr. Dorsey, with a grim smile, and that is what cam paigns require, either under reformers or under what George William Curtis calls the freebooters of politics. After twenty years of effort on Mr. Curtis' part to be a state senator in New York he ought to know better than anybody else what it costs to run politics. It is hardly fair for you to ask me questions of this kind when you have those great intellectual lights before you. I never knew a reformer who wasn't great if he had wind enough to blow his own horn. I have always felt deeply grieved that I didn't join in early life the ragged brigade of Curtis and MacVeagh. Just think of it. Now suppose I had the Nation, the Post and all the rest of the press that wash their shirts in dish water and LIVE ON SKIMMED MILK would glorify my ascension to power." "But as to the money ?" "When the national committee was organized — a cheap affair — to carry on the campaign, money had to be had of course." "Well, how much had to be had? How much was raised by that finance commit tee? How much was paid to Jewell, chairman of the national committee, and how much to you?" "I don't know what was paid to Jew6ll, but I think a very small sum. Mr. Ed Stevenson, president of the Sixth Avenue National bank, of New York, received and disbursed all the money ever sent to me, and he will verify my statement, that I would not allow him to pay my hotel bills, the hotel bills of my clerks, or their sala ries. I think he disbursed about §500.000 on my order, but he has the checks and accounts and perhaps he can come nearer the account than I can. I only speak from memory and from a general knowledge of the facts." "Was this expenditure made mostly in the campaign in Indiana and Ohio ?" "Very largely so. As I said about $400,000 was used there." "Were there other expenses in the cam paign ?" "Yes, sir. I may say that among the most important and probably the most effective were in the counties of New York and Kings." BUSINESS FAILURES. Suspension of Several Large Root and Shoe I'irnis in Massachusetts. Boston, July 30.— The Journal states that Charles W, Copeland <fc Co., 6hoe manufacturers, have inedfiuitly suspended. The liabilities amoant to $75,000 which the firm says it has sufficient assets to cover. The firm has several New York connections, and some of the liabilities are due in that city. The failure is said to be due to a sudden pressure of several large obligations and the firm in justice to its creditors decided to suspend operations until an understanding can be arrived at Bbocton, Mass., July 30. — The superin tendent of Cnpeland & Co's boot and glove factory, in this city, Saturday received word trim Copeland, who is absent, to suspend business indefinitely and to take account of stock and pay the help all due them. The firm has factories in Brocton, Natick, North Abington and Midway, and employs altogether about 600 hands. The Boston Journal says Stedman & Co., shoe dealers ©f New York, have suspended in connection with Copeland & Co., of which house they are a branch. It is also announced here that W. N. Talor&Co., shoe dealers of Baltimore, have suspended in connection with the Copeland failure, and that Hoffmeir & Son, of Norfolk, Va., are in trouble from the same cause. The first news of the embarrassment on the street came from the return of the firm's checks from the clearing house en dorsed "no funds ." An hoar's time after the regular settlement hour was aßked and granted, but although the funds at hand were almost sufficient to cancel the im mediate obligations it was found impossi ble to permanently tide over the embar rassment. Portland. Me . , July 30. — At a meet ing of the creditors of the Stanton Steam Mill company the liabilities were stated at $90,000 and assets $55,000. The credi voted to accept 75 per cent, payable in notes of two, four and six months with good endorsers with interest and the re maining 25 per cent in notes of the com pany running one and two years. SETTLING DOWN, The Chicago Markets a Little Lower, But Becoming Solid. AN INDISPOSITION TO TRADE, But Speculators Feeling More Secure as to the status ofjPrices. MORE ACTIVITY IS WALL STBEET. Stocks of Northwestern Roads Buoyant and in Good Demand. CHICAGO. i Special Telegram to the Globe! Chicago, July 30. — has been a quiet day on 'change. - Very many brokers had not yet returned to the city from neighbor ing summer resorts, and up the Wisconsin lakes or closer at home, where they ■ are wont to spent their Sundays, and those who were on hand did not seem at all anx ious to trade. The feeling was easy and most markets are lower than on Saturday evening. The wheat market was some what irregular. Early sales were made at a general decline of %@,%c. Trading throughout the session failed to exhibit any particular degree of animation as on the closing days of last week. Outside or ders were comparatively light and the moderate business transacted was confin ed largely to the trading of home traders, who appeared to be controlled by a more conservative feeling than usual. The re ceipts were moderate of spring and some what increased of winter wheat, of ninety five cars inspected fifty-six being new win ter. At the close values were %@,% higher than at 10 o'clock Saturday, the recovery occurring during the last hours and being brought about by an improved demand from those who did not oare to remain short Lester was among this num ber, while Schwartz and Dupee continue free sellers. The Eastern and foreign ad vices were rather unfavorable to-day, but the shipments were a little larger than usual, 58,000 bushels, j" There is no news from the harvest field that looks favorable to the bear side, and prices seem low enough were it not for the moderate export demand and large stocks at primary mar kets. The cash wheat has not yet been placed for August, and within the next day or two its weight may depress the market further. Very little is doing in the flour trade. The receipts for last week were 112,181 barrels. During that period the market has ruled quiet. The movement has been particu larly light for the summer season, as the figures show, lighter than at any time for years, with little demand from buyers, and, as it has not been paying to manufacture, millers have not been doing anything, or hardly to one-fourth their capacity. Early in the week there was some buying on export account, and it was thought the low prices and freights would help to a free buying on export account But dull wheat markets and lower cables brought about a withdrawal of orders, and at the close of the week the market had dropped back to the old rule and old story of no demand and a lifeless condition. We are having a fair home demand for the winters and springs but buyers . are only taking enough to last until the new wheat is dry enough for grinding, when it is thought still lower prices will rule, as the tone of the wheat market is dull and all expect re duced prices all around. The outside orders were for the good bakers' or the lower grades, and these qualities have been well picked up and out of the way, and it is thought these low priced goods will sell, but it is the sound and better stock that is slow, and can only be sold by allowing a loss in the manufacture. Bran and all millstuffs Bold slow and at lower prices, with the heavy decline in oats and the abundance of grass and feed throughout the east giving us a much lighter call for millstuffs, and a decline of about 50 cents per ton, with bran dropping off to §10.50 per ton. In corn the week opened with business comparatively slow, and little or no excite ment in the market. Shippers were fair buyers of cash, but in the line of specula tion the trading fell under the usual value, and was at times rather quiet. The feeling was also easy, yet operators were disposed to follow a conservative policy, and the day's decline was limited to }£@3£o. In the general trade there were no develop ments to occasion any excitement, and the fluctuations experienced were restricted to a small range. The receipts were quite i large aggregating 650 cars, but the ship- I ments amounted to 781,000 bushels, while vessels were engaged to move 395,000 bush els more. Large receipts are expected to morrow . The scarcity of orders left the market to-day mostly in the hands of the scalpers. David Dows «fc Co . were selling August corn. This evening the tendency seems decidedly downward, a continuance of the present fine growing weather threat ening lower prices. August closed on the board at 50 % and on the curb later was sold two points lower. Another stampede took place in the oats market this morning and the longs had a spirited race to see who could get out first, but the break checked itself, bringing out buying orders that counted a sharp reac tion. No. 2 cash oats brought about the same as Saturday. These were in fair de mand chiefly on speculative account Sales were made at 29@29)^0 for cash lots. No. 2 white in stor6 and sample lots were easier. The demand from shippers was about lc lower and prices depended upon the quality. New oats offered by sample were especially dull, they being in fact without demand. In the speculative market at the opening a weak feeling prevailed and prices ranged *4@% c lower than on Saturday's closing. The market reacted H@%o and ruled steady. A fair volume of business was done. There was considerable trading in July, evidently in the way of settling outstanding contracts. At the extreme close the market improved and the early decline was almost entirely recovered. There were 181 cars received Q£ B r "L^ 7 to-day and 69,000 bushels shipped. July closes at 29%, a premium of 2%0 over August. Cash and July rye ruled steady, but there were quite free offerings of deferred futures and for these prices weakened }-£c. No particular attention was given the barley market. Under the influence of quite liberal re ceipts of hogs lower prices were accepted. Speculators appear to be more inclined to sell for future delivery and the demand was not particularly urgent and mainly from shorts . Orders from outside par ties were fair, but the bulk of the trading is oredited to local accounts. Shippers bought moderately and orders showed a little decrease in the aggregate. Foreign advices indicated a steady and moderately firm feeling in that quarter. But the re ports from the eastern markets were less favorable to holders. The receipts of products were free and shipments quite liberal, particularly of lard. The market ruled rather tame during the latter part of the session, and prices in a general way fa vored sellers. August lard was changed over into September at 12c, pork at 17% c, and ribs at 12J^o, and these changes caused a large share of the transactions. The bears had the advantage of the weak grain markets, while the receipt of 25,000 hogs, with 20,000 more expected to-mor row, causing a break in that market of 2Cc, had a direot influence on products, but although they turned all their strength to send the produot way down deep, the shorts and investors had grit enough to buy on each weak spot, and finally induced a steady tone. Fowler was a bear, but Cud ahy bought a little. Singer bought in one lot of 4,000 August lard. Fairbank & Armour were apparently idle, and other operators do not advertise their opinion to any extent. The position is just as it was on Friday or Saturday. The first of August, with its deliveries and the postings of stock, is expected to bring about some ac tivity. It is estimated that the postings will show stock to be about 50,000 tierces of lard and 170,000 barrels of pork. For the latter article to-day a moderately active demand prevailed, and the offerings were free. The market opened easy at 10@15c decline, and a further reduotion of 7)£@loc was submit ted to later. The market ruled steadier and about the middle of the session prices improved s@loc. Toward the close a weaker feeling set in and prices receded to the inside range, but rallied again slightly and closed with considerable steadiness, September at $13.92}£. The shipping de mand was fair in a quiet way and Bales were chiefly of small quantities. A fair inquiry prevailed for lard, but the offerings were not very large. The liberal shipments attracted some attention. Prices, however, ruled lower in sympathy with the reduction in those of other arti cles. The market was only moderately active, and prices on the whole range de clined 10@15c per 100 pounds and closed comparatively steady at the reduction. Shipping demand moderate. Cash in good demand to carry against contracts. Sep tember is quotable at $8.92}£. SEW YOKK. [Special Telegram to the Globe . 1 New Yobk, July 30. — Stocks were buoy ant and active at the opening this morning. Early there was excellent buying of St. Paul. Northwestern showed some weak ness for a short time, but soon gathered strength, advancing to 129} £. Manitoba was the particularly strong feature, and a rise to above 111 was made during the morning. Delaware & Lackawanna was as on Saturday, in demand, and by midday the whole list showed more life than has been witnessed in many days. Omaha common came to the front during the after noon, and acted as though it was consider ably oversold. It touched 47^ at one time. New York Central advanced to 117, Michigan Central to 89 %, and Canada Southern gained 1 per cent. There are still many sceptics who consider the pres ent rise a flash in the pan. We have been treated to so many set-backs of late that it requires considerable faith to feel con vinced that the market has turned per manently for the better. It has certainly looked more assuring to holders of stocks to-day. Day, C*l bion & Field, in a confi dential letter to their customers, say: "The first half hour the market was active and strong, and had more the appearance of an upturn than has been visible in many days before. The market was free from excitement. The Gould stocks were strong, his hand was not seen in the buying, but it appeared that it was a case where the buying movement set in and found no stock offering. After the first hour the market centered in New York Central, St. Paul, Lackawanna, Texas Pacific and the Omahas. During the rest of the day the market was quiet, but the tone continued strong until the failure of Copeland & Co., dealers in boots and shoes, in Boston, was announced with liabilities of §780,000. Work, Strong & Co. sold Burlington down on this report, and they and John Slay back raided Northern Pacific and Oregon Trans continental. The market closed very steady. Lackawanna was strong and 74}^ was bid for 500 Central Pacific at the close, 51 was bid for Minneapolis & St. Louis preferred. It is reported that orders for Saratoga were in the market to-day. ■ A dispatch from Winnipeg says^Mani toba is threatened with a financial panio caused by the collapse of the land boom. The beers maintain that last week's bank statement shows the first movement of money west to move the crops. There is an improved tone among room operators who have been great bear?; also among leading commission houses. At least it may be said the market bids fair to harden on all reactions. Vanderbilt brokers were buying New York Central and Lake Shore this morn ing, and there was good buying in St. Paul. Richmond & Danville brokers say it is certainly preparing for higher prices. There is good buying in Omaha. Any buy ing in volume in this stock would put the preferred up rapidly. It is the opinion of the shrewdest operators that the short in terest on the general list has been increas Ed as much as it has been covered in spe cial cases. The buying in Northern Pa cific preferred all day was better than the selling. Eiernan says: "The losses of the Western Union company during its harvest season will be difficult or impossi ble to make up this year, but dividends must be paid somehow or other as long as Gould has such a vast quantity of the stock for sale. Should he make up his mind that it would pay better to bring the strike to an end rather than win a nomi nal victory, it is expected that the end will be brought about with one of those dra matic surprises which are his forte, the market be whirled up on the strength of it, and in the general jubilation he will be able to sell the stock he has had to accumulate to sustain the price since the strike began. A well-informed party and an intimate business associate, however, thinks Gould will defeat the strikers if possible. The improvement in stocks started on the favorable report of the Reading Road <fe Coal company for June showing a gain in profit of nearly $400, --000. The Jersey statement for June showed a profit to Reading of $26,000. It appears that Lackawanna is advanced by a new pool, bat no pool advances Reading. The bears hammer it, and it rises on good buy ing in spite of its active enemies. The transactions to-day were 89,000 shares, and the outlook is regarded as more encour aging for a more settled state of affairs. An advance is not impossible. ENGLISH MARKETS. London, July 30. — The Mark Lane Ex press in its review of the British grain trade the past week says the continued wet weather has further damaged the cropß. Wheat less firm, flour firm and at times dearer. Foreign wheats weakened, the supply being large, flour is in less de mand. The market for both maize and barley is against buyers, and there was little inquiry. The trade in cargoes off the coast is brisk. There were twenty ar rivals and fourteen sales, thirteen cargoes were withdrawn, land six remain. About fifteen cargoes are due this week. Trade in forward months stagnant. Sales of English wheat during the week 28,735 quarters at 42b Id per quarter against 10,237 quarters at fifty the corresponding week last year. A Notable Visitor. New Yobk, July 30.— Monsignor Capel, after resting at the hotel, called upon Car dinal McClosky and Arohbishop Corrigan, and had a brief interview with each. He left the city at 4 for Burlington, N. J., where he will make a short visit to some friends. M. uapel proposes to give a course of lectures in the principal cities. Among other things he will lecture on art, painting, travel, education and Catholi cism, aad kindred subjects. One of the principal objects of his visit is to study American institutions and observe the effect of their influence upon the growth and development of the Roman Catholic religion. He will travel much in the west, going probably to San Francisco, and dur ing his journey ings he intends to make a careful study of the American educational system, of which he says he has a high opinion. He will preach frequently . GEAND AT Lake Minnetonka ! August Ist and 2nd. PURSES AGGREGATING 4,000 DOLLARS TO BE COMPETED FOR BY EDWAED HANLAN, Hosmer, Eeilly, Lee, _Plaisted and Teenier, IN SINGLE AND DOUBLE SCULLS, AND POSSIBLY BY WALLACE iKOSS. Bat/beau Race! E. W. Durant backs the STILL WATER CREW against any other LUMBERMEN'S CREW in Minnesota, or Wisconsin for 0100.00. W. C. DALE, Jr., will manage the Races. JUDGES : J. a. St. John, St. Louis; D. A. McDonald, LaCrosse ■ James T. O'Brien, Stillwater. CLOSING OUT SALE OF bms ii mm i Balance of Stock not sold at auction on July 17 We now offer at Less than Manufactur ers' Prices. Now is your time to GET B AJfcGLAJNB ! Must Close out in the Next Thirty Days. Fourth and Minnesota streets, 4 TISTT PAUL, NO. 212. Evidently an Impostor. [Special Telegram to the Globe.] Detroit, Minn., July 30. — A case here was brought up to-day which excites con siderable attention. A few days ago a man calling himself Thomas O'Neil came here and began practicing law with W. W. Rossman, a lawyer and a justice of the peace. He immediately set to, work to in vestigate the title to the land on which the town of Richwood is situated, and claimg that the title is invalid. He collected fees to the amount of $200, when the payers began to suspect that all was not right, and had the man arrested. In his possession was found a large number of papers bear ing the name of William M. Leslie, and in some the name had been erased and Thomas W. O'Neil written in very bungling shape. An effort was made to photograph him to-day, and pictures, if taken, will be sent to all parts of the country where the papers chow Leslie to have been known. The man has evidently roamed around a good deal, and an effort will be made to find out who and what he is. Temporarily he is charged with ob taining money under false pretenses. Suicide at Grand Forks, D. T. Mr. Frank Sterrett, of the wheat firm of Sterrett, Hill & Childs, this city, received news yesterday that Mr . W. J. Newcomb, agent of the firm at Grand Forks, D . T., had committed suicide on Sunday night. Mr. Sterrett's news gave no particulars of the tragedy, and he is unable to advanoe any cause for the aot, his accounts so far as has been developed being all right, and his general circumstances confortable and pleasant, as was supposed. Mr. New comb was over sixty years of age. He formerly resided at Lake City, in which community he was highlj respected, and has representedjthe firm of Sterrett, Hill «fc Childs, at Grand Forks for three years past. '. AMUSEMENTS, SAINT PAUL OPERAJEOUSE. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 1, 2, 3 and 4, 1883, for 4 nights only. Chicago Ideal Opera Company, (Formerly the Chicago Church Choir C 0.,) Will be produced Gilbert & Sullivan's greatest Operatic successes. WEDNESDAY EVENING, AUG. 1, "IOLANTHE;' ' or, The Peer axd the Pkbi. THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, first time in St. Paul by this company, "THE SORCERER." FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 8, "PATIENCE;" or, Bunthobne's Bride. SATURDAY EVENING, AUGUST 4, Last appearance of the "Ideals" in the never to be forgotten rendition of H. M. S. PINAFORE. Grand Matinee Saturday, at 2 . Enlisting the services of the following named well known Vocal Artiste, the best known and best paid churcn choir siegers in Chicago: Jessie Bartlett, Ada Somers, Jeannie Herrick, Mac St. John, Kitty Wallace, Josie Bartlett, John E. McWade, Charles H. Clark, W. H. Clark and Herbert E. Cripps, Castell Brydges and Arthur Burton, late of the famous McCaull Opera Com pany. A grand chorus of twenty fresh voices; a spieadid orchestra of eleven pieces; new and aes thetic co6tnraes, brilliant dragoon uniform. Seats now on tale at box office. Popular pric36.