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RISING CORN. A Decided Improreme it In the Trice of Corn Eesterday* A BOOM FELT ALL ALOXti THELI>E Stronger Markets for Wheat, Oats and Rye All Day Long. PROVISIONS IX BETTEIt REQUEST The Hammering of the Bears Keeps Stocks at a Low Eauge. CHICAGO. [Special Telegram to the Globs. Chicago, Aug. 7.— The feature of the market to-day was the sharp advance in corn. A clique of wealthy New Yorkers manipulating the market with snecess, and seem to have facilities of placing the cash property. On 'change corn was more active to-day and a decidedly stronger feeling was developed. The receipts con tinue liberal, but shipments are large. Numerous buying orders were on the mar ket, and the shorts becoming alarmed at the iirinne?? of the market began to cover freely, and the advance was quite rapid at time?. Cash corn was actively called for, evidently for shipment. Prices were held j c over the figures Tor August deliv ery, aud at time? fully 2c above prices paid for September. This large premium for thn cash oferings natnrally made the short interest uneasy about out standing contracts. Foreign advices were also indicative of a stronger feeling, and New York was higher, while the demand was active. The offerings at times were slight. The market opened ay about the closing figures of yesterday, rallied with but slight fluctuations for August and for September and closed within about 18 @ lS^c of the outside prices reached. Char ters were made for 3G7,000 bushels. Lied blom says he believes corn too high, and does cot advise buying, bat he adds, it must be also remembered that the crop is not gathered and there is plenty of time for unfavorable weather to cut down the large estimate made. Peale, Kent & Co. said: The strength in New York and con tinued demand bere by shippers served to hold the cash and August options very strong This in turn effected the latter months and forced a good many shorts ashore. It the shipping demand continues large receipts will not have a very depres sing effect on the market, and the bears will find it rather up hill work to force lower prices. However, if by the 11th of this month (the iast day corn can leave here to arrive in New York) the demand for ca?h should drop off it is proba ble we will have a roaction down. Chicago elevators contain 1,746,105 bushels; Milwaukee 59,631 bushels New York and Brooklyn, 1,526,051) bushels. The visible supply of corn in the United State.; and Canada on July 28, was 10,521, --72S bnshels. In the wheat pat trading was a little more active, and most of tho business trau«actions in the early portion of the session. Some outside orders were re ceived, and when they were executed the marl'tt settled into a more quiet condition. The feeling developed was a trifle easier at the opening, influenced evidently by fine weather, but later, under a good spec- i ulative demand, influenced probably by the advancing tendency of corn, a stronger feeling was devel oped, and prices advanced %@ --lc above opening ligures. Later ruled more quiet, prices easing off about J^c, fluctuated and finally closed about }$@,%c higher than tho closing figures on 'change yesterday. The receipts were smaller, ag gregating 111 cars of spring and winter against 180 car loads inspected in store yesterday. Foreign advices quoted wheat firm. There was a firmer feeling developed in oats, and a good business was transacted. Trading mostly in futures, though a good demand existed for cash in store, but light offerings, most of the consignments being sold on the sample market. Receipts \ smaller and prices higher. New No. 2 Bold at about %c higher than yesterday, and closed at -S : '.;c; old No. 2 at 29c. Sample lots in good demand, ' especially of oM oats. Flour remains dull and without quot- j able change in prices. A few lots of low grades were picked up for shipment, but j the entire day's trading was on a very I limited scale. Local jobbers made scarce- j ly any purchases, and shippers were hold ing off- Eye ruled very strong, and prices were '.;. li' higher. Demand active on specu lative account, and good shipping inquiry also prevailed. No. 2 cash closed at 51) c bi3. Rye in store nominal. Sales were effected entirely on the sample market. In barley there was nothing doing for I in store lots,and prices were entirely nom inal. The receipts continue small, and there are but few sample lots selling. A sale of new barley by sample equal to No. 3 sold at 51c free on board carp, and this is the first transaction for a number of days. No. 2 September was offered a few day* ago at 74c, but this is an entirely nominal quotation. A fair speculative business was reported in the market . for hog products, and the shipping demand was moderate. The receipts of hogs were smaller than generally anticipated, and this tended to a steadier market for pro duct?, notwithstanding the former were selling at lower prices. Lower adv.ices were favorable to holders, and bacon was quoted 6c lower, while the eastern market showed no particular strength nor encour agement to buyers. The receipts of pro ducts were moderate, while the shipments were heavy, and indicated that considera ble product deliverable on August contract is being forwarded to distributing mar kets. The market opened firmer and prices slightly higher than the closing fig ures of yesterday, and during the early part of the day a substantial advance was gained in prices of some of the leading Baity ■ .-•• : "'4 .;■•-' , articles. Prices flutjtmated considerably during the middle of the session, but to ward the close ruled with considerable steadiness and the improvement was mod erately well maintained . A firmer feeling was manifested in the market for mess pork, but the market was only moderate. The offerings were not very large, and the demand only fair. The market opened stronger, and for the de liveries which attracted most attention an advance of 15@200 was gained. Later prices settled back again 10@12^c, but near the close rallied again and closed with considerable steadiness. Shipping demand only fair and orders chiefly for small quantities. Cash quiet and steady. There was a fair business transacted in the lard market and a comparatively steady feeling prevailed. The -offerings were not very large, and there was no par ticular urgency in the demand. The mar ket opened firmer, and prices were ad vanced »@loc per 100 lbs. and were sub ject to quite frequent fluctuations within a small range, and finally closed with con siderable steadiness. Shipping demand rather light. Cash in small demand. Live hogs were 10c lower and rather slow. >E\V YORK. I Special Telegram to tho Globo.] New Yobk, Aug. 7. — The stock market to day has been a good deal demoralized by rumors of various kinds, and by the persistent hammering of the bears. Prices were well sustained at the opening, and in some instances stocks were advanced. The properties that suffered the most yesterday received tho attention of the bears this morning. The rumor mill was in full blast. It was reported that Gould had been called for a loan of $5,000,000 and was obliged to sell. At one time the bears confidently announced his failure. W T abash was very sick, selling down very rapidly from 22% to 19. No sale between 21^ and 20, except stop orders between brok ers. Transactions were very large in the Gould properties and Oregon. Towards the middle hours there vjas a halt and good buying was shown in New York Central, Northern Pacific, and some of the promi nent .bears covered freely. The market continued to gain in streßgth and closed gradually higher than last night, the Omaha, Northern Pacific, Northwestern, New York Central and Union Pacific being particularly strong. The market for the day would seem to show that each tub is standing on its own bottom; that worthless trash will not drag down the sound dividend paying stocks, and the latter are purchased on every reaotion. The real cause for the weakness in the Wabash is that large amounts of the stock have been held abroad and have been sold the last few days, and the bears helped the sale this forenoon. There was good buying in Northern Pacific preferred, one house tak ing 5,000 shares. Woerreshoffer announces that we shall have no surplus grain for export. Tho market will probably be feverish and unsettled till the labor troubles are out of the way. Duluth net income for the year ending June is $">■!!), --000. The balance, after payment of equivalent, trust, sinking fund and dividends, will be $l. r )0,000. The transactions were 196,000 shares. Northern Pacific earnings for the fourth week of July increased $01,000. The mile age increased 403. One of the Gould brokers this afternoon said thut the room traders, in selling the Wabash's short, have been playing with fire. It is well known that the Gould peo ple held a vbry large amount of common which is off the street. So far as the pre ferred is concerned there is so much of it held in London that the floating stock here is not equal to the short interest. It is undeniably in the power of Gould and his friends to advance the price of this stock 8 or 10 per cent, without making any heavy purchase, and while it is in the power of the room traders to cause low quotations, it seems no longer possible for them to shake out long stocks. They admit that the public are not in the street, and have nat been for some time. This means there are very few stocks carried on margins, and that the large bulk of securities are I lodged in strong hands and are so held that they will not come upon the market untU the holders realize the profits they are willing to take. It is generally understood that success against the Western Union company means strikes in almost every Hue of business in the country. This is one reason why the Wall ftreet bears lend encouragement and con tributo funds to the strikers. It is unnat ural that labor should demand higher compensation when i:> every direction there is Liquidation and a decline in value?. A deerea.-o rather than an increase in pay wonld be more in keeping with the times po far as general business is concerned. Preparing lor Adjournment. Habbiseubg, Aug. 7. — The house 10-day adopted the Ammerman resolution, author izing the appointment of a free conference committee of five from each house, to con sider the object of congressional and leg islative apportionment. The Lowery congressional apportionment bill, giving the Republicans seventeen and the Demo crats eleven districts passed finally. The Jamison legislative apportionment bill passed to a second reading. It gives the Republicans thirty and the Democrats twenty senators and the Repulicans 114 and the Democrats ninety members of the house. ' In the senate a resolution was in troduced declaring all efforts to reconcile differences between the two houses on ap portionment bills must be fruitless, and that further prolongation of the session would lead to a suspicion that the legis lators desired to obtain the per diem sal ary and providing for an adjournment sine die the 15th instant. Demanding Lower Freight Rates, Milwaukee, Aug. 7. — The Minneapolis millers, including Charles A. Pillsbury, J. A. Christian, W. H. Dunwoody and L. Christian, to-day met the representatives of all the northwestern railroads to re adjust grain rates so ns to meet the rates to the east via Duluth, claiming that the difference is at present so great, that they must either g«t lower transit rates or close down their mills. No decision was reach ed, but another meeting will occur to morro'.r. ST. PAUL, MINN., WEDNESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 8, 1883. THE TELEGRAPHERS. THEY J'LATED THEIR TRUMP, JiUT IT DIDX'T TAKE THE TRICK. The Railioxcl Operators Ordered Out, but Few ol Them Respond— Future Move ments Involved in Great Mystery— A Re ward Oftertfa for Those Caught Cuttinc Wires— The Amalgamated Association Ofters Resolutions of .Sympathy— Strike Notes from all Quarter*. THE OPEBATOBS' BEPOBT. B. of T. met at the usual time and place, a full attendance, present. Communica tions received from outside assemblies show strength, unity and fidelity. Visiting delegations from L. A. K. of L., of city, addressed the meeting. Also a delegation from the Chicago B. of T. giving an ac count of the struggle there. During the course of his remarks he stated that Chi cago was solid, and oould be depended upon to remain out until the last. The Western Union wa3 demoralized and bad ly crippled. There were not more than 100 alleged operators in the Chicago office to day. One-third of these were nominally good, the balance chair warmers. One new member was initiated, No deserters, and all feel confident of ultimate success, if it takes all summer. The Western Union at titude to-day would seem like as if Jay Gould had adopted Vanderbilt's motto: "The public be d ." The Western Union in this city continues to withhold the salaries due the strikers. A WEAKENING MOVE. New Yobk, Aug. G.— A Times editorial this morning says it will weaken the brotherhood to call out the railroad opera tors. To call them out now would savor of a compulsion, and that it is clear that they are not inclined of their own notiou to leave their instruments. The Sun says the brotherhood's action in calling out the railroad operators is wrong and unjustifi able, and says that the fact that they have ordered them out amounts to a declaration that the telegraph strike has failed. ONE-THIBD WENT OUT. Pittsbubg, Aug. 7.— Superintendent King, of the Baltimore <fc Ohio, reports at 2 o'clock that about one-third of the ope rators working on the Pittsburg division quit work and are now out. didn't leave theib keys. Cincinnati, Aug. 7. — No strike among railroad operators on any roads leading into this city was reported up to 2:30 this afternoon . St. Louis, Aug. 7. — Nothing new locally this morning regarding the telegraphers' strike, and at 12:20 p. m., there had been no withdrawals on the Iron Mountain lines, and there were no indications of a strike. A BEWABD FOB WISE CtJTTEBS. New Yobk, Aug. 7. — The following was just issued from the executive offices of the Western Union Telegraph office: New Yobk, Aug. 7, 18S5. — Notice. — It has come to our knowledge that in con nection with the strike of operators and linemen, au organized plan of cutting the wires and crossing the wires of the West ern Union and other companies in New York city and vicinity has been agreed upon and is now being carried out. In pursuance of such plan a large number of wires have been cut during the past week, and fifty wires cut last night in New Xork and vicinity, the work shoeing all the marks of having been done by skilled hands, and $1,000 reward will therefore be paid by this com pany for the arrest and conviction of each and every person wilfully displacing, in juring or destroying any part of this com pany's telegraph lines or appurtenances. [Signed(, Tiie Wkstkbn Union Telegeaph Co., Thos. T. Eckeut, Acting President. In relation to this matter the official of the company say the cable box at the com pany's cab was destroyed last night and the cables cut, that twenty-six out of twen ty-nine Mutual Union wires were rendered useless at Scassdale and the American Union and Atlantic and Pacific routes to Boston interrupted with evident intention of preventing the Boston papers from getting full reports of the slugging affair at the Madison Square Garden. A STKOXG ENDOESEMENT. Philadelphia, Ang. 7. — The national I convention of amalgamated iron and steel workers was called to order by President John Jarrett at 10:30 this morning. Mr. Jarrett made a brief address, congratu lating the delegates upon the strength and prosperity of their association, and expres sing the hope that not only their delibera tions, but also the example of the conven- I tion would be fraught with advantage to i the workmen of the country. He said this ■ city was the cradle of American liberty, and was a fitting place for a convention I of men, banded together to securo justice ; and resist tyranny. Mr. Jarrett was heart , i!y applauded. The convention then v.-eat j into secret session to afxect an organiza tion. One hundred and sixty-eight delegates : besides fifteen officers of the associa | tion answered to their names r.nd pre j sented credentials. There are said to be many lodges in the order, and it is ex : pected that many more delegates will ar j rive during the convention. Andrew Lee, | vice president of the Eighth district, ■ Philadelphia and vicinity, delivered an ad i dress of welcome, to which President Jar ! rett replied. He spoke hopefully of the j prospect of the society, and, alluding to the strike at Bethlehem, expressed a hope that victory would soon be won by the strikers. After his address he introduced P. J. McGuire, of New York City, general secretary of the Carpenters and Joiners' association. McGuire spoke at some length . A reference to the strike of the telegraphers elicited rounds of applanse. Delegates F, E. Powell and Wm. Robinson presented the following resolution, which was adopted by a ronsiug viva voce vote: Be it resolved by the National League of the Amalgamated association of iron and steel workers in convention assembled, that we do hereby extend to our striking brothers of the telegraphers' brotherhood our sincere wishes for their victory in the present fight against monopoly, and we do hope that ere many days a victory for the telegraph operators will be noised all over the nation. Upon theadoption of this reso lution three cheers were given for the tele graph operators and also for the strikers. The officers of the convention are the gen eral officers of the national association. It was decided to hold sessions from 9 i o'clock to 12 noon, and from 2 p.m. until | "». Doors were opened and about noon the j convention adjourned until 2 p. m. THE STRIKE IS VIBGINIA. Richmond, Va., Aug. 7.— The strike of I the operators en the Chesapeake <fc Ohio I railway causes no inconvenience to the I ~*W^ V company, only a small proportion of the men having quit work. All the operators west of White Sulphur Springs remain at their posts. The places of the strikefc be tween Charlotteville and White Sulphur Springs can be easily filled. There is no interruption to the movement of trains, everything working smoothly. None of the operators on the eastern division of the road left their places. The business of the Western Union offices is moving along smoothly. One operator who remained iv the office a week after the strike began and then quit work returned to-day. NOT MUCH OF A STBIKE. Chicago, Aug. 7. — From best advices ob tainable it appears that very few operators have left the employ of the W T abash & Chicago it Alton roads. It was gxpected the full effect of the strike would be felt at noon to-day on those roads, but according to the version of the officials in this city, not to. exceed ten are reported to have quit their posts on both those lines. DESEBT THE OFFICE AT CAMDEN STATION. Baltimobe, Aug. 7.— The officials of the main office of the Baltimore & Ohio Tele graph company make the following state ment: All the operators at Camden sta tion quit work to-day. Not one remained. They have heard from nearly every station along the lines of the road and the number striking and leaving their posts does not exceed half a dozen, and their places have been supplied. The strike at Camden sta tion, they say, is not of serious moment, as he main office at Baltimore and Calver streets can be used for all the wark of tho Camden station. A J! K.i ine.su Man's Opinion. To tho Editor of the (ilobe: St. Paul, Aug. 6, 1883 — But few busi ness men had any faith in the survival of # the Mutual Union Telegraph company and they were not disappointed, and the Western Union became one of the heav ies if not the heaviest monopoly on this continent. Several thousand young men found their pay inadequate to the supply ing of their every day wants, and they ap pointed a committee to wait on the head man of the Western Union, or its repre sentatives, with a view to an increase of pay, but were told in not very polite, or even civil language, that it did not enter into their plans to listen to any overtures from operators, and they refused to grant the committee on interviews then and there. It may be claimed that the operators were precipitate, and so it would seem to ordinary business men, but with tele graph men on both sides business can be done in forty-eight hours, and give ample time for the consideration of any proposi tion the Brotherhood of Telegraphers may have wished to make, aicd a decision arriv ed at on the part of the Western Union without any undue haste. You, Mr. Edi tor, are better aware of this fact than I. Tne brotherhood organized a strike, and it seems more decidedly obstinate every day since it began. A few business men see the wrong the boys are suffering, and have the manhood to show it in a tangible form, but with the press as a general thing, with a few honorable exceptions, it is good Lord or good devil, which being interpreted means Gould. My meaning may be a little obscure here, but I think an operator would make mum of it lam no telegraph man, but aua not un familiar with their duties and work, or rather work, as that about constitutes their duties. Some of the best operators of to-day commenced by "running messages" as boys and (in the olden times) leaping nitric acid batteries down cellar on Satur day nights and Sunday mornings, say up to 1 and 2a. m. (I am told that commer cial colleges turn out some fine operators, but unfortunately, I have never met them.) Any boy of fair parts naturally aims at something higher than "running mes sages,'* so he aeks, and is granted the privi lege of working some instrument with some other boy, when both should be in bed, and after long and persistent labor they are competent to go into some rail road station office at low pay, and if am bitious will go higher and become full fledged operators and can earn the wages of a skilled mechanic. He can as pire to one position higher, that of manager of an office, and then stop; his work begins with a salary, and with a salary it will end. He cannot em bark in business, as any ordinary mechanic may. He must dress well, must live as be comes respectable men, and must do his life's work in two-thirds of the time that others do theirs, and should draw a salary that would enable him to save enough to support him the last twenty-five years of his life. No good operator should be paid less than $100 per month. With regard to the ''watered stock" and other "tricks that are vain" I have nothing to say, but am of the opinion of men much much wiser than I, (and the experiment has been tried with very satisfactory re sults); I mean that the old trouble with capital and labor can be adjusted by shar ing the profits with labor. The work will be done better and by more efficient help. All will be cheerfol, and strikes, -which cause =o much lofs ay.d inconvenience to the public generally, will be a thing of the past. J. M. M. American Sr»c ety of Microscopists. Chicago, knx. 7. — The preliminary bus iness session of the American Society of Microscopies was held here this after noon. This is the sixth annual session of the society. About 150 member?, repre senting the leading scientific institutions of the coun try, and many of them fellows of the Royal Microscopical society of Eng land, are present. The sessions will con tinue through four days, aud in addition to the reading of papers it is proposed at the evening session to present the methods of work observed by accomplished special ist.-, and give illustrations of the develop ment of the science. Ocean Stemusbips. New Yobk, Aug. 7. — Arrived: The steamer Fricia, from "Ham burg. New Yobk, Aug. 7. — Arrived: The steamers Grecian Monarch, from London ; Havanna, from New Orleans; Honoria and Absynnia, from Liverpool. Boston, Aug. 7. — The steamer Walden sian. from Glasgow, arrived, having in tow the steamer Marion, from Liverpool, dis abled at sea. Boston, Aug. 7. — No new 3 from the steamship Ludgi Drew, three weeks over due. Obituary. | Special Telegram lo the Globe.] Fakibault, Minn., Ang. 7. — John J. Byernes died at 2A~> o'clock this afternoon a^ed twenty-nine yej-.rs, of consumption. Ho has served four years as city justice, and one year as city recorder. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 18 a. m. «Rom the Church of the Immaculate Con ception. THE OLD WORLD. THE TRIALS OF DYHfAMITE CON SPIRATORS IX LIVERPOOL AXD DUBLIN. The Uprising at Badajas Not Very Serious SE— The Gossip from the Various Continen tal Capitals. GEEAT BRITAIN. London, Aug. 7. — Many members of parliament will go to America during the coming recess. A motion \*ps offered in the commons last evening against the policy of the government in regard to Transvaal and Zulaland. They were de feated, however, after speeches against them had been made by Gladstone. Livebpool, Aug. 7.— The trial of O'Her lihy, Featherstone, Deasy, Flannigan and Dalton, charged with being in possession of explosives for the destruction of build ings and lives, began to-day. All the prisoners pleaded not guilty. The solicitor general, in stating the case to the court, said he was confident the evidence which would be offered against the prisoners would convince the jury of their guilt. London, Aug. 7. — A dispatch from Liv erpool says James McDermott arrived there yesterday on a vessel from America, and was remanded at once to jail on a charge of being engaged in a conspiracy to murder public officials, McDermott was arrested on board the steamer City of Montreal, on which he came from America. Tho warrant was issued in Cork, where he had been seen in company with Oherlhy. Some correspon dence with O'Donovan Bossa and James Stephens was foun<| on the prisoner, who said he was an American citizen and would call on the American government to protect him. London, Aug. 7. — Amount of bullion gone into the Bank of England to-day, £106,000. The meeting at Brighton began to-day. The race for the Brighton stakes handicap was won by R. Jordon's Whiteblossom, Sir F. Johnston's Thebias second, R. Peck's Lackness third. Five starters; Whiteblos som won by six lengths. Betting at the start wa3 5 to 1 against Whiteblossom, 6 to 4 on Thebias, and 30 to 1 againt Lack ness. London, Aug. 7. — In the commons, Glad stone read extracts from a private letter from Egypt, stating that the reorganiza tion of the Egyptian army under the Lord Dnfferin plan was about completed, and the reorganization of the judiciary and the police whs slowly advancing. Plans for the irrigation of the delta of the Nile are favorably regarded. The com mander of the British troops in Egypt telegraphs the improvement in the situa tion is maintained, and no fresh cases of cholera are reported. SPAIN. London, Aug. 7. — The Times correspond ent at Madrid says: The uprising at the military headquarters ended in an uucon sequential manner, very little harm being done by the insurgents doing a slight damage to the railroad and the robbery of regimental and municipal monies. It i 8 doubtful whether the movement was ever serious. In some quarters the outbreak is thought to be only a part of the pro gramme of a gigantio stock jobbing oper ation induced by a certain clique, which for a long time have been making extra ordinary efforts to destroy tne improving credit of Spain. London, Aug. 7. — A special from Paris says that at a dinner in that city a fort night atro, Ruizziorilla, whose name is mentioned in the proclamation of the in surgents at Badajose for president of the republic, made a speech in which he de clared in an excited manner that he would not return to Spain until the republic had been reinstated there. Madbid, Aug. 7. — Gen. Blanco, com mander of the forces at Estremadurn, v.-ill make strict inquiry into the causes of the rising at Badajoz. The papers severely blame the officials of Badajoz for allowing the insurgents to surprise them. The in surgents arrested the prefect-general com manding the troops and four officers in their beds on Sunday morning. The edi tor of the liepublican newspaper was one of the leaders of the insurgents. Lisbon, Aug. 7. — The authorities at Elvas have disarmed nine hundred insur gents and some civilian fugitives from Badajoz. They will be interned in a forti fied town on the coast. The reported object of the rising was to corer up a rob bbery of public money, and that a defi ciency of £t),GOO has been discovered in the Brdajoz treasury. MISCELLANKOtTS. Paris, Aug. 7. — News reesived from Namuinh and Tonquin says that the Frence have destroyed the dams across the canal . Beklin. Anj*. 7. — Krazewski, the polish author, charged with teing connected witli conspiracy, has been released in 30,000 marks bail. He remains under the supervision cf the police, and has gone to Dresden. Tiueste, Aug. 7. — Twenty thousand florins have been collected towards a per manent exhibition here to be given for the sufferers by the Ischin, earthquake. CASUALTIES. COAL MINE CAVED IN. WiLKESuAiiiis, Pa., Aug. 7. — A serious cave in of the Pine Ridgo mine of the Delaware <fc Hudson company took place to-day. The disaster has been expected for some time, and there was no loss of life. The caving is confined to the interior. The mine surface is at no place affected. Work is suspended in a large portion of the colliery until the exact situation is as certained. The loss will be great. KNICKEBBOCKEB ICE CO. EUESTED OUT. Philadelhiiia, Aug. 7. — The warehouse and wharves of the Knickerbocker Ice company, extending along the river front ta Delaware avenue, below Welland street, and the stables of the company, which occupy a large part of the blook bounded by Delaware avenue, Beach, Willow and and Buttonwood streets, were burned to night. Only two of fifty -one horses and rnnlos were saved. PAPEB MILL BUBNED. Theee Riveks, Mich., Aug. 7. — The paper mill belonging to Bradner, Smith &, Co. was burned early this morning. Lcs3 $35, --000 and insured for $22,000. KILLED BY A BOLLIKG LOG . Stoegis, Mich., Aug. 7. — Reuben Robin son, a wealthy citizen four miles from this place.was killed yesterday while unloading logs. A 105 rolled over his bead, crushing it. H 3 figa was forty. fires . Evansvii-le, Ind., Aug. 7. — Eville furni ture iaatory burned last night. Loss, $15, --000; fnlly insured. Philadelphia, Aug. 7. — A fire this morn ing t'.estroyed s tn c labratory of Hance Bros. & White, manufacturing chemists. Loss, f 25,000. Boston, Aug. 7. — Hinckley's bowling alley, a tenement house and a nnmber of business firms were burned out last night. Loss, $35,000. FINANCIAL WRECKS. A>OTIIER HATCH OF FAILURES RE PORTED FROM SEW EXGLAND.\ The Liabilities In Most Cases Very Heavy — Each Seems to Hinge Upon the Other to a Great Extent— A General Feeling ot Un easiness in Commercial Circles. Boston, Aug. 7. — The Herald says there were reports in Lynn this morning of several failure?, on account of the suspen sion of Chas. W. Clements, among small manufacturers. Most of the shoes made by them were for Clements' trade. Samuel Gale is amor.fr those reported embarrassed. None of the factories affected by the Clements' failure employ over thirty or forty hands, and it is said their suspen sion is onlytemporary. The Shaw failure is thought to be more far reaching in effect on sosne of Lynn's business men than the public has been given to under stand. C. H. Mars states that he thought the failure places one of the city's financiers in a position he was not thought to occupy. It is assert ed that several suspensions will occur among the linen manufacturers during the ensuing few days, but it is thought no large amounts will be involved in any case. New Yobk, Aug. 7. — The commercial Advertiser says there is a big run on the Second National bank of Elmira in con sequence of its president, D. R. Pratt, having lost $150,000 in pork speculation. The bank is believed to be solvent and has a president able to stand the loss of $150, --000 or $300,000. Boston, Aug. 7.— W. C. &R. M. Silsby, tanners of Troy, N. H., have failed, in con sequence of the failure of Hersey, Whittier <fc Wyman, of Boston. They will make no assignment. £. H- McCluie, tanner and currier of Peabody, Mass., has also failed. The liabilties of these firms are not defi nitely known. Wright, Wooster <fc Co., wool dealers of Federal street, have failed and made an assignment of all their property to Lester Goodwin, an employe. The firm is one of the prominent wool houses of Boston, and has done a large business. The liabil ties are thought to aggregate a heavy figure. The concern has stood in very good credit and been considered worth from $100,000 to $150,000. The failure causes surprise in the trade. As regards the liabilities,nothing as yet is known definitely, but those conversant with the firm's business are of the opinion that they will not exceed $300,000, the bulk of which it is thought to be owed to banks, which have, in the majority of cases, the endorsement of Jno. AVorster, father of the Worster of the firm, and who is currently reported to be worth $500,000 and who is not, as far ns known, engaged in any out side business, having retired from trade several years sinc«i. The failure is looked upon as due in a great part to a general feeling of distrust now prevalent in the mercautile'community. St. Albans, Vt., August 7. — President Brainerd of the Trust company says the depositors will not lose much. The last statement showed 2,100 depositors with de posits of $600,000. Several railroad men including Gov. Fairbanks, held a confer ence to-day at Barlow's residence. The statement that the comptroller approved of a bank loan to the South Eastern road was incorrect. The comptroller said it was too large and suggested its reduction. Tho First National bank prepared for an unexpected run wnich did not take place. I^Montbeal, Aug. 7.— Barlow's failure cre ates no embarrassment here. The local banks are said to have some of the insolv ent paper, but are amply secured. The Canadian Pacific railroad has claims against the Southeastern for $1,250,000 for money lent lately, but fully secured by $1,750,000 first mortgage bonds. The re port that the Investment association has suspended from loss by failure is not con firmed. Bangob, Me., Aug. 7, — Just prior to the mortgage of F. Shaw & Bro.'s of] their personal property in Maine to S. E. Ring, of Portland, being recorded, attachments b.y telegraph were put on by Bangor par- j ties to the amount of about $50,000, on j bark at Kingnpan, Vanceboro and Ponlton. j A dispatch from Boston was received to- I day asking the release of 100 cords of bark at Kingman, so that the tannery there I might not be obliged to suspend, bnt the j request was refused. Shonld they not be i able to obtain the bark the tanneries 1 i might have to shut down, and the loss to hides in the process of tanning would he very great. Elmika, N. V., Aug. 7. — There was some ! anxiety in business circles yesterday morning on account of rumors as to the soundness of the Second National bank, | caused by the rumored speculations of its president. When it was ascertained that the president had settled all the demands against himself from his private fortune, leaving him still several hundred thousand dollars, and that the bank had money ready to pay every depositor, a reaction took place. Now there is no excitement, and other banks assert there is no cause for alarm. Arms for the Chinese. San Fbancisco, Aug. 7. — Last Thursday 500 cases of ammunition and arms were sent on board the Pacific mail steamer Comstock. The ammunition cases had the brand, "United States government, 45 caliber," and all the cases were from Springfield, Mass. It is said that for the past eighteen months regular shipments on an extensive scale have been made to Schmidt, Shanghai. During that period 219,000 Springfield rifles and 25,000,000 cartridges in all have been forwarded, besides from 5,000 to 8,000 bales of cotton duck suitable for tents, by express steamer for China. The total value of this war material approximates $500,000. ' Ruinori d ObUiirment of Judgment. " Boston, Aug. 7, — The statement tele graphed from the Pacific coast that the Southern Pacific Railroad company had obmiued jndgment against the California Southern Railroad company, owned in Boston, Hiid that the road would be sold Ausjn^t 27. is not believed here, where the company has met every obligation prompt NO. 220 ly. In response to a telegraphic inquiry President Nickerson received a dispatch to-day from the superintendent at San Diego, saying that the verdict of the jury was for $1,524 for land, and damages $5,000. _^ One Thousand Photographers in Conven tion. Milwaukee, Wis., Aug. 7. — The photog - raphers fourth annual convention opened to-day and was addressed by President Bebee at the exposition building. In the afternoon a visit was made to the Soldiers' home. Nearly 1,000 delegates are pres ent, many with their families, and a large number are unable to find lodgings. A Telephonic Syndicate. Boston, Aug. 7. — The Advertiser will say a powerful New York and Boston syn dicate has formed to control the Drais baugh telephone rights, in view of the anticipated result of the lttigation against the Bell company. It is learned that New " England, the middle and western territo ries are alreadj^acquired. OPERA HOUSE: GRAND OPENING. Entire Week, commencing Monday, August 6. JAY EIAL COMBINATION, Supporting LOUISE May, Tuesday, Wednesday ami/Thursday Ilia Mr. Samuel Colville's Drama TAKEX FROM LIFE. FRIDAY EVENING and SATURDAY MATINEE -EiVeT LYKKE. SATURDAY EVENING, TICKET OF 1 11.1D.A.-VE MAX Evening prices as usual. Matinee, 50 and 25 cents. Mr. Rial has by arrangement with Mr. Col ville been allowed to present "TAKEN FBOH LlFtf," exactly as presented at Wallack's thea ter in New York city . Seats now on sale. Great Westernßand White Bear Lake VEDIESDITEVEIHG BIROG THE SEASOI. Regatta Concert and Pavilion Hop at Rama ley's Cottage Park Station. Train at 6:15 and 7:15. Leaving, returning from the Lake, at 9:40 and 11:30. MEN'S SUITS, $4.00. GREAT RED FIGURE SALE, B. o. P. c. BL, Cor. Third and Robert, St. Paul. PIANOS AND ORGANS. Gives Special Bargains in KNABEuiUB Olough & Warren Organs. 96 E Third Street. - St. Pau'. PROPOSALS EXCAVATION Proposals will he received for the ex3avation of the site of the NEW Hotel, on Saventh aid Rob ert streets, St. Paul, Minn., up to August 10, (Friday,) at noon, to the extent of Eight Thousand Cubic Yards, More or less. Particulars can be had on application to Den nis Ryan, oiiice — People's Bank, corner Seventh and Sibley streets, St. Paul. 219-222 DENNIS liYAN. Offick of Boakd of Education, ') No. 8 Odd Fellows' Bloc;;, [- IST. Paul, August?, 1883. ) To Wood and Coal Dealers. Propotals will be received at this office, up to SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 6 o'clock p. m., for furnishing the Public Schoole, with best DRY HARD MAPLE WOOD AND BE3T HARD EGG COAL: The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. By order of the Committee: J. G. DONNELLY, 220-223 Secretary. BOYS' SUITS, $2.00, GEEAT RED FIGURE SALE, B. O. JP. O. H., Cor. Third and Robert, St. Paul.