HE RAILWAYS. ;
mCOSBOBATION OV A VBW KOAD
VBO - ST. PAULTO SLLB/XRIOXKA.
The Trouble of the Tripartite Combir.Hti'.ii
—The Result of the Meeting Y»M«ril*.v-
Wenator Sherman Proposed e» President
o r the Northern Pacific-Geo. K. Ba
Successor Appointed—A Variety oi Newa
u.. Goaalp' Relative to Railway Matter*.
3 h<■ '.'.■•* ■• i ontinental Complication.
The meeting of this association an
nounaed to bo held in Chicago yesterday
u looked forward to with a great
tie tyand interest, and fearB
are .■ that the Transcontinental as
soci.--i.ion, whioh was established only r
f _• v months after long and tedious ue
:.:-. cannot longer be maintaii .,'
Th>.- Chicago Times of the 8th in«t. says:
Dnion Pacific claims that uniei
<' j Irauscontinental agreement, it is snb
»vy penalties for a violation ot
... Under the now arrangement wiih
the roads east of the Missouri river the
i itter have virtually beccmo a p art of tho
Ui :on Pacific. All the rates on west
bound business are made by tho roads
east of the Missouri river, and in making
them the Union Pacific has no voice. Con
jentiy, if any of these roads
should violate the California or Transcon
tinental rate, the Union Pacific, under tl e
pr^j.at agreement, would be held respon
sible —a responsibility which, under r e
present condition of affiairs, it is not will
ing to assume. It is therefore, nec<
to maki the terminus of the Transi
ne:iui association at Chioags instead of at
thu Missouri nver, as at present, and tafet
in nil the mads between the Missouri riier
and Chicago. The Union Pacino further
claims that the Burlington, under the pic s
ent agreement, has an advantage, because
it controls it own line through from Chica
go to Denver, and, in connection with tbe
Denver & Rio Gr n « Central Pacific,
has a route to California entirely in
denaudent of the Union Pacific audits
allies east of the Missouri.
As ihe Adton and the Illinois Central are
interested in the Pacific coast busi
ness it is also proposed to take them into
the Transcontinental association, and thty
hiivo been invited to attend tho meeting.
The Alton officials Bay they cannot yet tell
'. position they will assume. They
want to learn first under what com
their road is. to be admitted.
The Burlington and Denver & R
Grande people are strongly opposed to ti
reorganization of the association on th
plan proposed, and they emphatically de
dare that they will never submit to it, a
it is simply another scheme c
tho part ot the Union Pacific com
bination to deprive them of a po
. of their through business.. The
are of the opinion thai ihe new issue h.
been raised for the sole purpose of break
ing up the association in order to en
nble the combination roads to fight then
on the California busines?, as well as c
tho Nebraska, Colorado and Utah busines
The Santa Fe and Northern Pacific wil
probably Bide with the Burlington, as the
cannot effard to allow the Union Pacifi
combination to obtain mor6 power anc
advantages than it already possesses.
J. ft Stubbs, freight traffic ruanager,am
Thomas H. Goodman, general passe»ge
& b ~^ pf the Central Pacifio. arrived her
* yesterday t's attend tho meeting. The
- gay the matter at issue is noneofthir
oonoern. The quest:on of reorganization
• has to be settled by the eastern con
nections of their rcaJ. They further ta/
'they do not mean to take sides in favor cf
eniwr the Union Pacific combination or
luffliigton and Denver & Rio Grande,
bptj& } :b,?pnpy an independent position.
■-•is erc^thrown out, however, that th6
Central Pacific proposes to tako sides with '
the Union Pacific combination against tne
BnrlingtoD, and that the intention is to
have the Centril Pacific make an offensive
and defensive treaty with tha Union Pa
cific combination in case the Transconti
nental association goes out of existence.
. It is hardly probable, ho>vever, th:it the
Central Pacific will do thi?. It cannot
afford to take pncli a step, because it
would conioel tho Burlington and Rio
Grande to extend their line to San Fran- j
Cisco, which can be built within six
months. The Control Pacific at present
controls all the lines in California, and it
ia not likely to take a t tep that wonld nec
essarily lead to U:e breaking up of the mo
nopoly it now enjoys in that state.
St. Paul, Minneapolis it Minnetonka Rail-
Articles of incorporation were tiled
with the secretary of state yesterday of the
St. Paul, Minneapolis & Minnetonka Rail
way company, for the surveying, locating,
owning, constructing, maintaining, and
operating a railway and telegraph line,
withdepote,stations, warehouses, construc
tion and repair shops, traoks,switchee, etc.,
from a point within the limits of St. Pan),
by or near Fort Sneliing, Minnehaha, Min
neapolis, near Lake3 Harriet and Caihtu ,
to a point on Lake Minnetonka,
at or near the Hotel St. Louis, on the e?.st
shore of said lake, and also a branch line
from some point on tbe main line cf said
railway, within or near the city limits of
S^. Paul, by or near MorriamPark to a
point on the east bank of the MieniBsippi
r river near St. Anthony falls, within the
city limits of Minneapolis. The princi
pal place of business is to be Minneapolis,
the time of th6 commencement of the cor
poration January 15,1884, aud tho period
of its continuance ninety-nine
yearB. The capital stock is
is placed at $250,000, divided into 2,500
shires at $100 each to be paid in ;&ums
not to eaeed 5 per cent, of the fall valua
of each eharo in any one month as may be
called for by the board of directors.
The highest amount of indebtedness at no
time is to be greater than $150,000 includ
ing bonded and all other indebtedness.
The incorporators and first board of direc
tors Wm. Ragan, Isham Publes, Silas
Avermire, Robert Pierson and John T.
James, all of .Minneapolis. The first pre
sident of the corporation is Wm. Ragan.
vice pre-i lent' Silas Aver mire, secretary
John T. -J lines and treasurer Robert Pier
Commissioner X%nk Leads the Riot Act to
President Sloan, of the Lachuxcanna.
Commissioner Fink, by authority of the
railroads heTrepresentsdias informed Sam
uel Sloan, presidaut of tha D3lawaie,La.ck
awanna & Western, that unless the road
maintains the pool rates and stops makiDjj
time contracts at reduced rates within a
otr^ain period the roads west of Boffalo
w Ji s:op receiving or delivering through
i're^ht to it. This would prevent the Litk
avvp.oua from issuing through bills of lad
ing or send:ng cars beyond its own lius. It
would have to break bulk at Buffalo Be
sides, » woni^ &avp to pay local rates for
freight sent by it over connect
ing lines. The specific charge made
against the Lnokaw ;nna is that it gave a
discount of 2U per cent, on its freight bills
to shippers. The r-ito from New York to
Buffalo i3 about one half that from New
York io Chicaeo. Tbo difference between
lvoai and through rates west of Buffalo is
tso preat, but the delays in transpo
on by teshipment at Buffalo won!
se dissatisfaction. Then the discoun
freight bills, added to the different
*een local and through rates, won
•b avery narrow margin in the tan
for the Lackawanna. Mr. Sloan's tin a
answer has not been received. If he doei
IECcept the terms the connecting roadi
cut the Lackawanna off. The Grant
nk, the only road clopely allied to th<
kawanna, has promised to obey th<
tmissioner's orders. Mr. Sloan wai
the first corr in'ssioner the truck lims evei
had. He was appointed to the positioi
nearly twenty years ago.
the Burlington ivill riot he Crowded Out
The Burlington does not propose to b<
crowded out of the Omaha and Counci:
Blnffs business, and will make a desperate
fight to get i's share of that business. At
there, is no disposition on the part of tkt
Sbination to allow the Burlington i
e oi the Council Bluffs business com
there by tne Union Pacific, it is hard
;e how a war can be avoided. It is the
I Burlington's intention to secure all tin
bosinefs it can at Union Pacific points
and have it shipped looally by the Union
Pacific to Council Bluffs. From the lattei
point to Chicago it will make such a rate
as will equal the through rates by the com
bination roads. Tho Burlington is daily
receiving letters from prominent Western
shippers, urging it to stand firm against
the combination, and promising to back it
up witn ail the means at their command.
A meeting is to be held to-day at Mil
waukee of freight representatives from
the Milwaukee & St. Paul, Chicago &
Northwestern, Omaha, Wisconsin Central,
and all lines interested in business origi
nating at or destined to Chippewa Falls,
Eaa Claire, Menomonie or Stillwater, for
the purpose of adjusting rates and agree
ing upo/i necessary matters relating to the
traffic at tho several points named. When
these matters shall have been settled, it
can be said that Wisconsin freights are as
settled as those of any part of the coun
try, or ia fact as near that point as repeat
ed conferences arid final arguments by all
the railway lines can make them, as the en
tire business of Wisconsin points as well
as ail of that west of the Mississippi river
Will then be npon an agreed basis of rates.
Winter Cities in a SummerLand,
This is tho tiile cf a beautiful little'
book, handsomely and prof asodly illus
trated with striking engravings of the
most noticeable points and views in :
of the southern cities in Louisiana,Goorgia
and Florida, principally in tho latter state.
This little book is issued by the Cincin
nati, No-*' Orleans & Texas Railwey com
pany and is intended, of course, to illus
trate the southern country to which trav
elars are invited in the winter. Mr. P. S.
Giimors, the traveling passenger agent of
that road, with headquarters in Chicago, is
now in St. Paul and will be pleased to con
fer with all people who propose going
south. Pullman palace cars run through
from Cincinnati to Jacksonville, Fia.
Trains on all the roads were on time
yesterday, and the weather was very mild
It is reported that there will be a war
between the Pennsylvania railroad and
the Reading railway, S3 tho former intends
to build an extension to Pottsville.
W. H. Hall, having resigned his position
is general agent at Cincinnati of the
irand Rapids company. Frank M. Guthrie
ins been appointed general agent.
Cincinnati Commercial Gazette: Under
he now management, the office of the
Northern Pacific will be removed from
■Jew York to St. Paul, and steps taken to
irevent wanton speculation in the stock.
F. B. Clark, of the Chicago, St. Paul &
Omaha road, and Mr. Boyden, of tho Chi
cago Milwaukee <fc St. Paul road, left for
Milwaukee to a ttend a meeting for
fixing rates from certain points in Wis
Mr. William J. Anderson has been np
poiuted contracting agent for the Atchison,
Topeka & Santa Fe and the southern Kau
s.\n railways at Kansas City. Mr. Chirks
H. Wood has been appointed grener;il agent
of the Southern Kansas at Kansas City.
Mr. Wood will have supervision of the
traffic at Kansas City and Argentine.
Mr. Stimson, superintendent of the
Northwestern Car compvay, at Stillwater,
started Tuesday nigh* for San Francisco
over the Northera Pacific road, but at 2
o'clock yesterday morning he was tele
graphed to, and was reached at Brainerd.
He immediately took a spocial train and
returned to St. Paul, and went to Still
water by a special yesterday over the St.
Paul & Duluth road.
Railroad offioials in SS. Paul yesterday
received circulars informing them that un
til otherwise ordered the rates on cedar
posts, car loads, will be from Detroit and
Toledo to Kansas City, St. Joseph, Atchi
son and Leavenworth, twenty-three oents
per 100 pounds, from Chicago to same
point eighteen cents, from St. Louis to
same point eighteen cents, superseding
the classification provided for such arti
cles in the joint western classification re
vised to Sept. 24, 1883.
Helena, Montana, Independent, January
5; J. B. Cable, the new superintendent of
the Rocky Mountain division of the North
ern Pacific—successor to Superintendent
Griffin, resigned—arrived from St. Paul
by last evening's train. He expects to
proceed by to-day's train to Mi-souls,
whioh will be his headquarters. For sev
eral years past Mr. Cable has been assist
ant superintendent of the Fergus Falls
branch of the Manitoba railway, where his j
efficiency was only equaled by bis popn ; j
larity. Montana will be glad to welcome
him as a permanent citizen.
Sherman on the K. P.
[Special Telegram to tho Globe.]
New Yobk, Jan. 9. —The committee ap- j
pointed to select and secure !
a successor for Mr. ViUard
as president of the Northern Pacific j
railroad are not yet ready to report. Sen
ator Sherman said to-day that the office j
had not been tendered to him as reported, |
but that it had b&an mentioned to him by !
directors and stockholders. He said to
them that he would gladly undertako the j
duties of the office ha could not properly '•
aot as president of tho road while remain- j
ing senator, and he regarded it as his duty j
to his colleagues and constituents to Btick :
to his present post.
No indebtedness to the Oregon Railway '■
& Navigation company has been d.scover- j
ed since the $340,000 due from Mr. Villiard j
was made good by tho transfer of his j
house, but Mr. T. Jefferson Cooledge, the ]
new president of the company, has ap
pointed Mr. G. O. Morrison to investigate
the condition of the road and its affairs on
the Pacific coast. He will start to-mor
Washington, Jan. 9.—Senator Sher
man's attention having been drawn to the
j report that the office of president of tha
Northern Pacific had oetn tendered to him
! and declined said:
j "The office has not been tendered me but
i tho matter has been mentioned by leading
j stockholders and directors. I have said
| while I would gladly undertake the duties
of the office and have the highest opinion
TEE ST. T'AUL DAILY GLOBE, THUESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 30. 1884
of the value and success of the road, yet I
could not with due regard to my constitu
ei - and colleagues in the tenato re3ign tho
position of senator, nor could I properly,
while senator, act as president of the
Nkw Yobs, Jan. 9.—Notice was received
nt the trunk line headquarters to-day, that
the Chicago <& Alton had cut passenger
ratis from points on to Missouri river east
ward, to thi extent of $4 in through
tickets. It is supposed that this reduction
is made in a spirit of retaliation for cer
tain measure* taken by the trunk lines to
prevent the p jyment of commissions to
scalpers, and a demoraliztioa of the rail
roaos. The position of the trunk lines is,
that they have the right to name the
conditions under which they
will sell tickets for western
loads. If tbe western roads were to sell
tickets through other agencies on more
favorable terms than the trunk lines can
sell, it is thought it would lead to a dis
crimination between the connections of
the trunk line?, and finally to a war of
rates, and great loss of revenues.
The trunk lines think that the payment of
commissions to middle men is pernicious,
and not in the interest of the railroads or
of tbe pnbiic,and if the railroads can trans
act business at less than the published
rates the public should have the benefit
and not the middle men. There is aiso a
suspicion expressed that road agents
and commission agents are often in collu
sion to defraud the railroad compauies
and tin pablio of their just dues. The
best railroad offic^.r^ m the country, they
say, are utterly opp •■■■'■ rothe commission
oystem. The tru^s lines, it is claimed,
are supported in their position by and act
with tbo roads in the joint executive com
mittee, embracing nearly all the roads
east ot the Mississippi river and Chicago,
and by all the western roads except the
Cuioago & Alton and the Chicago & Rock
Island. Although advices received did
not state that the Rock Island
road would make a similar reduction in
rates, it is thought it will soon follow the
example of the Alton if it has not already
done so. A war of the passenger rates
west, which this action will possibly pre
cipitate is viewed with no little
apprehension among railroad men.
It is not known what action will be
taken b;> the railroads in joint executive
committee to moot this reduotion, but it is
said assurances have been given by all of
them that they will refuse to transact any
through business with non-conforming
roads. Commissioner Fink announced
that on and after Monday next the roads
in tho joint executive committee will not
bo parties to buy any through bills of lad
ing issued by tbe Delaware, Lackawanna
& Western railroad. This is in accordiir.ee
with the dicision of the meeting of the
trunk line executive committee, on Decem
ber 31. It did not admit the Delaware,
Lackawanna & Western into the pool on
account of its exorbitant demands,and be
cause i; had made numerous contracts for
transportation at reduced rates, sorm-. of
which extended over a year, and which
President Sioan insisted on carrying.
Tr.int. ontinental J a ociation.
Chicaoo, Jan. 9. —A meeting of the
Transcontinental association, comprising
the lines west of the Missouri river to the
Pacific coast, vv&s held here to-day. The
meeting b6gan at 3 o'clock and lasted till
evening. Tho main object of the meeting
was to consider tho proposition to move
the terminus of the association from the
Missouri river to Chicago by admitting ah
the connections of the Union Paoifio un
der the recently ratified agreement.
ThiB will be to combine all
roads west of Chicago to the Pacific coast
against Burlington and its allies in Colo
rado and Utah, or to f orco the Burlington
to join the alliance and pool all its com
petitive business west of the Missonri
river, which it has thus far refused to do.
Little progress was made in the rea; ques
tion at issue. At the opening of the meet
ing, Clark, of the Union Pacific, presented
a resolution to the effect that the Rosk Is
land, Northwestern, Wabash, Alton, St.
Paul, Burlington and the St. Loais
& San Francisco roads be admitted
to the Transcontinental association
on equal terms with those already in. This
was laid over without action tiil to-morrow.
The remninder of she session was occupied
in consideration of the rules of the associa
tion. Ic is believed toe session will oover
several da-'S. The impression is, that un
less the Missouri river lines are admitted
to the transcontinental aesociatien. The
Union Paoifio will withdraw therefrom. It
is not believed they will be admitted, as it
is argcted it would make tho association
unwieldy in size and would involve
the Central and Northern Pacific in
a war with the Burlington and subject the
former to danger of having its lines paral
leled to the Pacific coast. The cut in rates
at Kansas City on the passenger business
to New York began this morning and re
sulted in a meeting of tho general passen
ger agents of the Missouri riyer lines here
to-day, for the purpose of considering the
question of the maximum of commissions
to common points. No conclusion was
reached, and tho meeting will be contin
ued to-morrow. Information is received
here to-day that the Waoash, Burlington
and Missouri Pacific roads met the cat at
Kansas City made by the Alton & Rook
6f. K. Harnes' Successor.
[Special Telegram to the Globe.
Chicago, Jan 9. —The officials of the
Northern Paoific held a meeting to-day at
the Grand Pacific hotel, at whioh a succes
sor of G. K. Barnes, who recently resigned
the position of general passenger agent of
the road, was decided upon. C. S. Fee,
assistant general passenger agent of the
road, will succeed Mr. Barnes, and H. C.
Davis, recent assistant general passenger
p.gent of the Manitoba road will succeed
Mr. F6e. The official announcement has
not yet been made, bnt it ia
understood that the matter has been pos
itively determined upon. Mr. Fee has an
enviable r60ord as a thoroughgoing pas
senger man, and his promotion is a fitting
mark of appreciation. Mr. Davis was the
first brakeman and fired on the first en
gine on the Northern Paoifio and delivered
tbe first stroke on the last spike. Since
his early connection with the Northern
Pacific he has been Chicago ticket agent
for the Fort Wayne road, superintendent
of the Pullman service of the St. Paul,
and assistant general passenger agent of
New Yoke, Jan. 9.—Members of the
Rapid Transit company left this morning
for Chicago, via Pittsburg, on the Penn
sylvania railroad. The object is to ex
amine the system of the operation and
construction of the National Cable Rail
way company's road in Chicago. The
members of the commission are accom
panied by a number of prominent citizens
and railroad -officials, and will be joined
at Pittsburg by several gentlemen. The
party before returning will visit and in
spect the Pullman Palaoe Car works, at
The West Shore.
New Yoek, Jan. 9. —The following were
elected direotors of the West Shore rail
road: Horace Porter, G. M. Pullman, H.
M. Victor, Newcomb J. J. McComb, J. F.
Wcerischo'ffer, F. Biliings, E. D. Adams,
J. W. Ellis, Theo. Houlson, H. K. McKay,
Elmer L. Corthell, P. M. MoLemar and J. \
! B. Kerr. No additional bonds of any j
kind were authorized by the company. ;
Charles Lanier, Henry Villard, Charles i
Payne and R. T Wilson retired from the ]
board of directors.
Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 9.—All railroads
this morning made a redection of $4 ic
New York tickets on first olas3 and $3 on
second class. No other points are a3 yet
SB VBSXH H TBMJB C
The Contract for Grading and Bridjrlns:
Fimally Coafamm t d—The Nature »f the
The contract for the grading and bridg
ing of 8eventh street whioh has held fire so
long has at last been executed, by McAr
thur Brothers, contractors, of Chicago. By
this contract they are to grade Seventh
(7th) street, from Kittson street to Brook
street, and from the east line of the right
of way of the St. Paui, Minneapolis &.
Manitoba Railroad company to Minneha
ha street; Hoffman avenue, from Sixth
street to Seventh street;Maria aveuue,from
Sixth street to Eighth streat; Hope street,
from Sixth street to Margaret street, Mar
garet strte; from Arcade street to
Greenbrier avenue; Sinnen street,
from Sixth street to Seventh
street; Eichenwald street, from Sixth
street to Seventh street, and Bradley street,
from Woodward street to the south line of
blocks thirteen (13) and fourteen (14) of
Brunson's addition to St. Paul, tnd to do
all the work necessary to fully complete
the improvement in accordance with the
plans and specifications on file in the
office of the board of pablio works of the
city of St. Paul.
SPECIAL WOBIt AND MATEBIAL.
For work not required by th6 plans or
specifications where specially ordered by
the city to ineot unforeseen obstacles, the
prices are to be a3 follows:
For timber work forming part of perma
nent work only, including all nails and
_ touring, per l,i)00 feet B. II 420 00
For rubble masonry laidin cement mo;rtar,
per cub-c yard £ 00
For concrete, per cubic >ard 5 OS
Far brick musonrv laid in cement, per
1,<00 brick....." 25 00
For rip rap or elope wall, per cubic yard S 0Q
All estimates of brick work ,vili bo
made at 15 brick per square foot of b inch
For earth exeava'ion (inclusive of refilling
and removing surplus), per cubic yard . .2">
For cast iron work in place (inclusive of
cost of patterns), per pound 05
For wrought iron in place, per po ... .10
For pipe sewer laid, the list price on j .
For piies driven and cut off, for part left
in the ground only, per linear foot 30
For piling ordered and delivered less
amount paid for as piles driven, per
linear foot ,. .15
All. wori measured by cubic yard shall )>. al
lowed at its actual cubicul contents only, no
customary rus-itsurenientis being allowed in any
Six Indictments Againat OiVenders Found
Yesterday—Xha iiurderer of Kask the
The grand jury was actively at work
yesterday. The membsrs of it seem to
haye lost no tima at all, but proceeded at
once to business like industrious law abid
ing, energetic people, determined to do
their duty in expidetious and workmanlike
manner as all grand juries ought to. They
disposediof six cases, and as the testimony
was sufficient in all of them upon which to
find an indictment no trouble was found
in coming to a conclusion in each.
Thi case of Sor6nson charged with the
murder of John Kask, was one of the prin
cipal and most important that was brought
to tho attention of the jury yesterday.
The facts of the case are well known to
the readar3 of the Globe, having occurred
only about a week or two ago. It was tho
result of a drunken family brawl. The
people lived on Dayton's bluff,
and while the party waa pun
ishing a quantity of alcohol, Kask, the
murdered man, clled Sorensonvile name;-,
aud charged him with improper coaaduo:
with his, (Kask'?) wife, when the former
struck the latter, and beat him, injuring
him so that he died the next day. Boren
son immediately fled and was captured in
Stillwater. The evidence was such that
the jury had no trouble in finding a true
No trouble was met with in finding an
indictment against A. Cross for stealing
an overcoat from Merrill Ryder, on Jack
An indictment was also found against
Connelly and Kruder, charged with rob
bing an old man named Neally, in the
Market house shed about two weeks ago.
Neally had a stand in the old shed where
he sold small articles. Daring
the day the two defendants went to him
and talked about buying him out, and
finally paid him a small sum of money to
bind the bargain. In the latter part of the
day and In the evening lhey met Neally
again and talked and drank with him, and
finally knocked him down, beat him and
robbed him of $117. The two defendant
ware fully identified. The wit
nesses before the grand jnry
were Mr. Neally, his wife, aud
daughter and the police officer.
The well known Nick Klinger, was also
investigated on a charge of robbing a
Swede several weeks ago out on the Fort
The same with Eureka, who stole an
overcoat from Rothschild, the clothing
man on Seventh street between Sibley and
C. Adams was also before the jury on a
charge of stealing an overcoat from
James Horan at the corner of Seventh and
This finishes up a pretty full day's work
for the jury when it adjourned and wiii
resume its labors to-day.
The compositors on the Vottazeitung
struck yesterday under the following cir
cumstances: Mr. Lienau left the night
before for the east, and yesterday morn
ing, while he was out of town, a committer
of three from the compositors waited upon
the gentleman who has charge of the basi
ness during Mr. Lienau's absence, and
made a demand upon him for an advance
of 2% cents psr thousand. The
price paid waa thirty five cents per
thousand, and they demanded 57%, the
decision to be rendered within an hour.
The gentleman replied to the committee
that he had no authority to either increase
or decrease the pay of the men, and of
e >arse he could not comply with their re
quest, but that he would telegraph imme
diately and as aoon as he got a reply,
which would be, probably, sometime during
the day, he would communicate the same to
tbe men. The committee refused this
and demanded an immediate refusal or
assent to the demand, and, as the gentle
man oould not do either the one or the
other the men all struck and went out of
the office. Tha men in the job room went
to work, and the paper was got out as
usual, though about an hour late.
Subsequently a dispatch was received
from Mr. Lienau, but ho did not authorize
tbe increase demanded. On the o;ntrary, he
will fill up with new printers.
Cheap fuel at J. A. Baley's, 360 Jackson and
corner of Rice and Martin: Maple, $6.00; Oak
and Birch, $5.00; Mixed Ash and Elm, $4; Bass,
8.58. All kinds of coal at reduced prices.
TIOUKOl'ATalC SIV.DTCAL SOCIETY. \
Regular Monthly Meeting—Oonelderation
of the St. Anthony EUH Seweroge Syaumi
Recommendation to the Health Author
The regular monthly meeting of the
Homeopathic Medical society oi St. Paul
was held Wednesday evening at|(JteWindsc r
Owing to the solicitations of their
patrons, the members of the society dur
ing the pa3t month have been investigat
ing whether any connection existed be
tween the sewerage system of Si. Anthony
hill and the spread of diphtheria ana ty
t&Dr. Dorion made special inquiries re
garding this point, and could find no in
stance in which the eewers had any i
influence upon the health of his families.
His cases of diphtheria existed where no
possible connection with the sewerage
system could be traced. He did not think
the prevailing types of oiseases were in
fluenced by sewer emanations.
Dr. Higbte—Much alarm is excited by
the markod odor arising from many of the
catch basins on the hill. The same may be
observed at the older catch basins
in other parts of tho city. Themajoti'y
of his cases of typhoid fever and diph
theria occurred in families where no con
nection existed between house and sewer.
Cold and exposure he considers to be a po
tent cause of diphtheria.
Dr. Hutchinson: Consider that the open
ing of sowers without sufficient water to
flush them to be very reprehensible, the
overflow from sinks and cisterns being in
sufficient. The most cases of diphtheria
occurred away from line of sewers. In
many instances he could trace no-possible
source of infection.
Dr. Craddcek: Sower gas per ae incao ,
bio of producing diphtheria or typhoid,
some other conditions are i-iqciir;>d besides
filth accumulations and decomposition.
Sewers r.fi'ord an exceiIf nt nidus for
poisons to propagate themselve3. Sawer
gas not to be feared for itself but for what
it may carry.
Resolved, That the members of thi3 soci
ety, after a full investigation, conclude
that the system of sewerage recently con
structed on St. Anthony hill has not as yet
materia'^ contributed to producing or
sustaining diphtheria or typhoid fever.
Case? occurring along the line of sewers
occasioned alarm. The majority of cases
imve developed in places away from any
possible contamination from the sewers.
Wo consider the use of those sewers f.>r
any Isngth of time without pr,
ing as directly prejudicial to
health, and it is incumbent upon the
thorities to see that the sewers are By •
A JPOOB GRIST.
ASeody Criminal Calendar this Horning.
The black maria's springs were not at
ail sprung by the load it carried up to the
market house yesterday morning audits
occupants hardly won a casual glance
from the street gamins who were on the
watch to lift apples and walnuts which any
daring dealer might leave hi3 eye off of
in front of the stalls in th^t edifice. A few
dealers from the country with split wood
at $2 the load with the best slicks on top,
came up and gave a suburban grin at the
unloading and gazed admiringly upon the
braes buttODS of the officers in charge, bat
the circus evidently had no great charms
Thomas Lee was brought up first for
stealing a cap from the front of a store
He undertook to tell how he was going by
when the article fell, from a nail on his
his head, but was choked off by his hoxor
and given ihirty days at the workhouse as
a New Years present.
Goltlieb Hoalele for selling unmarket
able swine and Peter Newgard and Louis
P. Swanton for hogging money out of poor
laborers and sending them down to Win
ona for imaginative winter jobs, were
given until to-day to nntie themselvts
from tho meshes of the law into whioh thoy
had fallen, if their finger nails should
prove long enough.
Thomae Horan and Wm. Davit ex
plained thair littla joke of taking Henry
Cornaok's gold watch and chain in fun so
emphatically, that his honor dismissed the
charge of larceny which originally brought
them into duranca. Tbo audience kind of
felt as though they hAd somehow paid for
that fua in something as substantial as a
poultice to their accuser.
John Martin having undertaken to con
vert a public street into a back yard of his
own, to the effect of hindaring and ob
structing travel, paid his $2 and costs
therefor like a little man, and will proba
bly to get square, kill any neighbor's
chickens that put claw over the boundary
lines of his sweet home hereafter.
Iniiu/i Boud Fund.
To the Editor of the Globe:
Several parties have asked whether I
would receive contributions hero and for
ward them for the "Emma Bond fnnd" and
have reqos&ted me to make pnblic tbo
fact. Henry M. Smyths, Perry H. Gril
bsn, C. G. Kimball and Henry L. Williams
haTo each handed me $ 1 for the fond.
Prof. Sue M. D. Fry, of Bloomington, 111.,
who started this movemsnt December 31,
at Palmyra, Wisconsin, writes that
a number of prominens gentlemen and
ladies of Illinois have taken up tho move
ment and are determined to push it till
the family of Aimer Bond (who recently
hung himself) have been repaid all mon
eys he advanoed to aid the prosecution,
till the mortgage h removed from Mr.
Bond's farm and till Mi33 Emm i
Bond is comfortably provided fo"
while Bhe may survive the
terrible iEJnri6s inflicted npon her.
The following speoial was received yes
Sanitabium, Palmxba, Wis., Jan. 9,
1884. —Contributions to the Miss "Emma
Bond Fund" are received daily. Letters
from different parts of the country, New
Jersey, Illinois, Dakota, Minnesota aud
elsewhere, are being received all contain
ing money. John W. Davis,
All who desire to aid in this worthy cause
can hand or transmit contributions to me,
and I will acknowledge same and transmit
the funds thuB csntribnted to the Palmyra
Springs sanitarium to ba entered in the
registry opened for that purpose and to
be accennted for to Miss Emma Bond.
James H. Davidson .
Articles of Incorporation.
Articles of incorporation were tied with
tho secretary of state yesterday of the
, Sault Ste. Marie Land and Improvement
company, tor the buying,owning,ji:nprove
ing, selling and dealing in i an d, 5 tene
ments and hereditaments, real mixed and
personal estate and property, including
timber and farming lands and town sites,
village and city property i Q Minted.
Wisconsin and Miohisran. The principal
place of business is Minneapolis, the date
of its commencement, January 21 1884
and the period of its continuance' thirt'y
years. The capital stock is pi aee d at
1200,000 to be paid in installment to be
divided into 2,000 shares of $lo) each and
the highest amount of liability u ntanpd
at $10,000 The names ot the' meorZa
tors and farst board cf directors ara Wm
D. Washburn, John Martin, Hwirr'r"
Welles, John S. Pillsbury and ThSaas
AtDelaney & O'Connor's Northwestern Sto,k
Yards, choice fresh milch cows, Bpri DKars ard
! pinery oxen.
At yesterday's session ef the supren.:
court all the justic-.s were present and the
following business was transacted:
Frederick ofeKee, appellant, vs. Edward
Metoon, respondent; argued and BU
Hobart G. Hamlin, appellant, vs. Bar
tholomew Wistor, .respondent; snbi
Edward Columbus appeared by counsel
Chas. E. Flandrau, Esq., and on affidavit
asked leave to filj an luforrH.-.tion in the
nature of a quo warranto against Thomas
C. Shopleigb to determine) the title to the
office of clerk of the district court of Polk
A portrait of the Hon. Cha". E. Flan
draa, an associate justice of the supreme
court of Minnesota at its first organiza
having been presented to this court, orde^
ed that the same be permanently placed
upon the walls of the supreme court room.
Ordered further that tha clerk communi
cate to the donor the thanks of this court
in behalf of itself and tho bar of the
Adjouruad to to-day at 9:30 a. m.
fBefore Judge Brill. |
The court convened at 10 a.m.ye
day, and the named of tho grand jurors
being called, all answered thereto. The
court excused Wm. Lindeke from serving
as a grand juror on account of illness, and
Clerk Bsll administered the oath to the
remainder of tho venire. After appoint
ing Daniel H. Moon as their foreman the
ourt proceeded to his charge, which
rehearsal of tho rights possessed t>y grand
jurors Huder the law in finding indict.
ments and presentments, the characteris
tics of e.ich o* these fiudinjs, the necessity
for keeping tho individual proceedings of
of their sessions secret both while sittlr.g
and afterwards, and stating that the only
parties who could bo present at their ex
aminations of witnesses, etc., were tho
ounty attorney and sheriff.
At 16:30 the grand jury retired, after
which there was some further bnsiM
ranged by a t.-amber of members of the
bar relating to the trial of civil cases.
Charles E. Flandrau motioned for a
continuance to next term of the Daniel B.
Yermilye vs. MaryJ C. Verrmlve divorce
suit, which motion waa denied.
[Before Jn Igo Wilkin. 1
W. J. Heuneasy vs. Jacob Pah
ment of $1,847 for plaintiff.
j Be :ora Judge Simons. |
Sarah Goaldhawke vs. Halford Spencer
Goulihawke; divorce granted.
I rebate Court.
[ Before 3 udge McGrc rry. ]
Estate of Eugenia A, Wise, deceased;
hearing on petition for decree. Adjourned
to Dec. 15.
Estate of Jacob Elsasor, deceased; hear
ing objections to claims. Adjourned to
[Before Judge Burr.]
Thomas Lee, stealing a uap; committed
for Lhirty days.
Gottlieb Honlele, eelling deseased pork:
continued until to-day.
Peter Newgard and Lewis P. Swan'on,
violation of employment bureau ordinance;
continued until to-day.
Thomas Horan and Wm. Devitt, accused
John Martin, obstructing tho streets;
fined $2 and costs.
Everybody ivaou * It.
When yon have Itch, Salt |Itheuvn, Galis, or
Skiu Eruptions of any kind, and tho Pilea, that
you know without being told of it, A. P.
Wilkes, Ii.&E. Zimmerman and E. Stierlo, the
druggists, will sell you Dr. Bo8;mko'e Pile
remedy for fifty coute, which affords immediate
relief. A sure cure.
Kelamn Will Mot Dun' 0)>}>»>e WoahbHrn.
A petition is being signed by every ma!<>
inhabitant of Aitkin who sees it asking
our member of congress to UBe his in
fiueuce against the passage of the bill in
troduced by Washburn for the repeal of
the pre-emption act. It is an infernal
steal in tho interest of the pine land ring
and The Age has again and again cried
out against it, but of course wo can only
express ourselves and console ourselves
with the fact that like tha colonists we
have appealed in vain. Let Mr. Nelson
show whether the ring owns him or the
people of his district. By opposing it he. J
will convince the voter3 of this district j
that he cares more for their interests than !
he does for the aristocrat who is trying to
force the reppeal.
CJTATE OF MINNESOTA, COUNTS Oi' RAMSEY,
O —88, In Probate Court, special term, January
In tho matter of the estate of Mary II. Hyndman,
On reading and filing the petition of William H.
Hyndman. executor of the estate of Mary If. Hynd
man, deceased, representing among other thing-,
tnathe has fully administered said estate, and pray
ing that a time a .J place be fixed for examining and
allowing his account of his administration, and for
the assignment oi the residue of said estate to
It is ordered, that said account be examined and
petition heard, by the judge of this court, on Satur
day, t'.io 2d day of February, A. D. 1884, at ten
o'clock a. m., at the probate office, in sail comity.
Audit is further ordered, that notice thereof be
given to all persons interested by publishing a
copy of this order for three successive weeks prior
to said day of hearing in the Dah.y. GnonK, a
newspaper, printed and published at Saint Paul, in
By the Court, WM. B. McGRORTY.
In. s. J Judge of Probate.
Attest: Feank Robert, Jr., Clerk.
Bioelow, Flandrau i Squires, Attorneys for ex
ecutor. -.-,..!,! (>,.-..<..;.
OTATE OF MINNESOTA, OOONTS UP RAMSES
O — se. In Probate Court, special term, December
In tho matter of the estate of A. Eliza Wright,
On reading and Sling the petition ef B. F.
Wright, administrator of the estate of A. Eliza
Wright, deceased, representing among other
. that he has ful yad ninistered saidi
and praying that a time and place be fix.
examining and allowing his account of adminis
tration, and for the assignment of the residue of
said estate to heirs;
It is ordered, That said account be examined,
and petition heard by the Judge of this Court,
Saturday, the 19th day of January,JA. D. 1884, at 10
o'clock a. m., at the Probate office in said county.
And it Is iurther ordered, that notice thereof be
given to all persons interested, by publishing a
copy of this order for threo successive weeks prior
to said day of hearing, in the Daily GLon^:, a
newspaper printed and published at baint Paul, in
By tbe Court,
[L. s.] WM. B. McGRORTY,
Judge of Probate.
Attest: Feank Robert, Jr., Clerk.
Notice of Dissolution of Part
Notice is hereby given that the copartnership
lately subeistintj between E. Albrecht, O. P. Luu
plier and D. B. Finch, ofj St. Paul, Minnesota,
under the firm name of ALBRECHT, LANPHKK
& FINCH was dissolved on tho 81st day of De
cernbsr, 1883, by mutua'. consent. That on ih»
first day of January, 1834, sni. O. P. Lanpher,
and saidD.B. Finch and J. H. Bkimiar eutertd
into copartnere'.'p under the firm name of
LANPHER, FINCH and SKINNER, who will
hereafter conduct the same business, at the sam*
place, in the city of St. Paul, and who assumed
all the debts and liabilities of said Albrecht,
Lanpher and Finch, and to whom ail accounts
and bills owing said Albrecht, Latpher and
Finch should be paid.
Dated January 9th, 1881.
O. P. liANPHER,
D. B. FINCH,
10-12 J. H. SKINNER.
K. I :
Tbo Siate of Minn
loo, an I a wh •• -
elusive ef the
t. tne con I fer ..-■
State or min*;: -
Tbo State of Minnesota to Moi
59 under i
You are Ucreby puicsi-..
in heiI for said wtmn, on the
i-y. 1884, at 10 o'clock ia tar> foi
in the city .<f San t I
to T. 0. Connor, J» a eivil aerl
>'.:! yon (all •
aforesaid, jndgaaent will I adered »
Ufou vie 8T --
tor -M* • warn «. ...
Gives ander mjh
A.D. U .
EDWIN, ::•. IN it]
test ime.nt i
. ;.!; other :
claiming .viy rixbt,
'.(•ed ui ti'is Conrl bj
and int:!.VMt'>f said d<
the rei ■•.-, and i.i tb
I • ■!, and t"
• :a is real pn -
. . d : ..' ■ . ■
. and tli.-.: thi , .
wholly in oi '
aota, un I ii • de
Foorti en (14)
St. Paul, according ><> the t
record In the ■
said County of Bam
Wabnkb h Stxvkxh,
Plaintiff's Attorn* •
Dnted, De ei ber 19, a.
Sheriffs Execution Si
st tte I'M
By virtub oi an ex<
acta, and. t) mo directed J and
onntj irth (4th) d
l.'iTf., iu an action, .
f;n i Marl. I., i
of Kamsi y county, •
ill u - and n ■.
I, Henry O'Gorman, Bh
j, will sell ai
oity of St. .
iaS4, at h o o'clock In tb
• le following i
fctuto ot Minnesota, that i
quarter or section twenty-six (26) oi
twenty-ni !•.'.- i'^J) r,t ran.je ■ :copt
lino of the railroad of tli" Firs'. Divisio
Paul nnd Pacific Railroad compa
Paul, Minneapolis and Mani
Dated December 24tb, i
Sheriff oi I
Bisklow, Flandrau b Sqcxb
Jeremiah Learning, assignee ot -hi !
Notice of Mortgage oai
Default has been made in the condit
tarn mortgage rered by 11
ron, mortgagor, to Mrs. Julia M. Clark,
dated the 6th day of March, A. I), big
dred and eighty-two, and record)
the office of the register of deeds of
Ramsey, in the State of Minnesota, oa .
of March, A. D. 1882, at 4:-tu o'clock p. in., ii I
of mortgages, on page 430, on whi •
t i be due at the date oi' this d trice, *
i hundred and ninety-three (1,5!
and no action or proceed:
law or in equity to recov< r tho d
mortgage or any part theraoj; ; nd whi
mortgagee for a valuable eonsideratioi
tho mortgagor en the 17th day of a ogus
d part of the premises m<
operation of said moi .
described, as security for theraeney n
on said mortgage, Now, therefore,
that by virtue of a power
of sale co.it.lined in Baid mortgage, ami
ate in such c
. ill be foreclosed by a sale of thi
- therein .
made ai I he front door of the old court
city of St Paul, in the county of I
o: Minnesota, at public auction
said county, i , the
A. D. eighteen I mdrod and ei
: in the f«:•••;; ion to sati rj
hall then be due on Bald oaori •
,-iive dollars attorney's f< ■
and no! i released ;•- i
to St Paul, ai coxdi
in and for said county and
UBS. JULIA M. ■
... . LAXNZXB AttO D ■-
OTATE OF MI5TN1
|J is—In Probate Court, Special " •
In the matter of the ostate of James T. Norton
On reading and filing the petition of Mar? E. Nor
ton, executrix of the estate of Jan
deceased, represents ., that
he has fully admhu
that a time and place be fixed forexammh
ahowing his account of hia administration, «nd for
the assignment of the residue of said e ■
It is ordered, That said account be exam
ined and petition heard by the judge of thi
on Monday, the 7th day of January. A. O. 1884,
o'clock a. m., at the probate office, in aa] 1
And it is further ordered that notice ther
given to all persons interested, by publishing a
copy of this order for three successive weeks, prior
to said day of hearing, in the Dailt C:
newspaper printed and published at St. Paul in
By the Court,
Tn-s.] WM. 3. McGRORTY,
Judge ef Prebat \
Attes : Fbisk RctBEBT, Jr., Clerk.
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