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The malady has broken out in Essex county so violently that the grand jury urge the establishment of the whip ping-post for the wife beaters. Ex-Go: end Manager Haupt is undeistood to be busy in Wall street writing panicky letters t» bankers and brokers predicting the early bank ruptcy or the North Pacific. — New York Special. This is characteristic. Gen. Haupt re ceived half pay for two years and a half service which he did not render, and he puts in his time m this manner in order to earn his salary. Geneeal SriNOLi, of New York, an nounoes himself for Senator-elect, Payne as the Democratic candidate for President. General Spinola and Mr. Payne were dele gates to the Charleston convention, and voted steadily for Stephen A. Douglas. As the General is a distinguished member of Tammsny Hall, bis altitude in the matter .iips important. Every day for a week the following par- Egraph has been met with in the news papers: Mrs. Dahlgren, who offended some Washing ton society people in her novel, "A Washington Winter/ is pa -slug the season, not in the na tional capital aa hitherto, but at Atlantic City. The inference is that Mrs. Dablgren had libeled "aome Washington sooiety people," and they were making it so disfigreeablo for her she can not live in Washington. The fact is the lady told the truth very moderately, aud could, and perhaps ought to, have made more ears burn than phe did, The St. Paul Pioneer Press has been badly scooped by the Minneißolis Tribune. In its Thursday's issue the P. P. said: Th ore was much, speculation in Northern Pa cific circles j esterda}' regarding the result of to-day's meeting in New Y>.>rk. There was on ly one point, however, upon which a unanimous opinion was had, and that was the appointment of Vice Prosident Oakos, as general manager, in addition to any other duties that may devolve upon him. The Tribune, on the other hand, published a dispatch from I hiladelphia announcing that Mr. Harris had been absolutely chosen for pres ident of the N. P. — Mandan Pioneer. As the Globe "scoops" tha other morn ing papers regularly it is hardly necessary to mention it, but the actual facts in the ease are ihat on the memorable Thursday morning referred to by our Mandau co temporary, the Globe published a special telegram from New York saying Robert Harris loould be elected President. The P. P. was altogether left, but the Tribune simply lied in saying Mr. Harris had been appointed. The meeting of the Northern Pacific directors did not take place nntil Thursday, and of coarse the Tribune's state ment that ho had been appointed was un true. The Globe scsoped its cotempo raries by giving the news and tellimg the exact truth. That will down the P. P. and Trib. every day in the week, Sunday not excepted. BOSTON LOGIC. The Boston Produce exchange has held a meeting to taka action over the pork question, and whereas-ed "This country pays millions of dollara annually to those countries (Germany and France) for adulterated wines," therefore be it resolved, etc. It is somewhat singular that, in this action there is no protest whatever as to the fact that the wines are adulterated; nor ha 3 there been any objection at any time to the importation of these poisoaous drinks. It is only when the American hog is threatened that there is objection to bringing in adulterated materials, and then, not on account of the adulteration. The situation is thiß: There 13 no ob jection to the flooding of this oonntry with vile foreign products so long as the Amer ican hog is allowed to enter Enrope with out restriction; we are willing to permit the health of the people to be interfered with so long as the swine from our prai ries are given free entrance into foreign ports. There are some people who, on reading this will conclude that the health of this people is of some consequence, and that, whether the Yankee porker be ad mittsd or be not admitted to the frying pans of German and French housewives, those adulterated mixtures should be pro hibited as importations. "Gentlemen!"' thunders the Boston Produce exchange, "let cur hogs into your firesides and fami lies, and you may continue to poison us ill the end of time!" This is the Boston logic of the situation. .KliT, Tho remark of Senator-elect Payne at Columbus upon the existing civil service laws was to the point. The application of these laws to existing evils Mr. Payne said, ''was like trying to clean stables with a tooth brash, and that the only remedy for the service, which has been under the control of the Republicans for the past twenty years, and all its offices filled, from the highest to the lowest by representa tives of that party, was to elect a Demo cratic president. This would the only ' complete and radical remedy." What Mr. I Payne said nearly every one feels but the ! Republican offies holder and machine pol -1 iticians who make money oat of politics. A good deal is being said on this subject jnst now and it is having its effect. Senator j Williams, of Kentucky, used the following l language ia a speech upon thi3 subject: i The only reform that is proper and possible is I a total change cf mon a d measures change j from top to bottom. There is nothing on earth that corrupts men like possession of power. It is nonsense—the whole thing. The elections i wore not so much a Democratic victory as they 1 yvore a Republican defeat. The people are not in love with the Democrats, arid they are . dis gusietlwith tho Republicans.- Tho Democrats will come into power, if thoy are prudent, in 1884. We Must not put obstructions in the way of cleaning out the whole thing; 1 am for a clean sweep; lam f house cleaning from garret to cellar; 1 am for cleaning out the rats in tho treasury, who know whore the choice cheeses are, and where the best hiding places are. The water must bo turned on, and tho Democratic president must take a big broom and clear the whole platter. That is pratical sense; that is a necssity. Honest Republicans as well as patriotic Democrats are a unit upon this senti ment. The machine Republicans are try ing to keep tha subject in the back ground by forcing forward the tariff, and playing demogauge with that. Meanwhile the threat is kept standing that no matter what the Democrats may pre pare in the way of civil ser vice reform or revenue reform or reduction of expenditures, or the puri fication of governmental policy or man agement the Republican senate and Re publican President will see that all such measures are either killed or vetoed. Un der these circumstances then "the only reform that is proper and possible is a to tal change of men and measures, a ohange from top to bottom." And that change is coming as surely and swiftly as time and legitimate methods can bring it to our dcors. The people of this country are crying for relief. The Democratic party has bnt one mission, and that is to afford the people relief. They are rallying to that party and are thankful that there is one patriotio party in thia country. CURRENT COMMENT. Matthew Arnold, now making a tour of this country, a farewell lecture tour, bearing with him the credentials that his mission is to bring the people "sweetness and light," in his lecture denominated "Numbers," plants himself upon the proposition that the majority of any people is morally unsound and that the hope of the perpetuity of a nation rests with the virtuous minority. He bases his theorizing of unsound ness upon the assertions of the wise men of ancient G reeco and tho Hebrew prophets, and measures the truth of the theory upon examples in history furnished by Athens, tho United Kingdom and France. He presents a disagreeable and in some part offen siua picture of the decadence of France because of her worship of the goddess "Aselgeia" (Wan tonness or lssciviousness), and by inference warns the United States against the prevailing tendency of human nature to bow at the same shrine. As the standard of morality for a na tion he offers the injunction of the apostle Paul to the Pliilippians: Whatsoever things are hon est, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good roport; if thero b9 any virtu.9 and if there be any praise, think on these thing 3." He points out hope for the future of this country ia the traits of character hereditary m the stock from which Americans are derived, disciplined by the teachings oE tho Puritans. This is the sum total of th 9 swoetness and light ehei by Mr. Arnold. He is a learned man but he brings nothing new. He tells us the old, old story, in a form of his own, not particularly important for originality of thought or impressive for elo quo cc of delivery, and relieved of a certain emphasis importel during the discourse, the whole matter is very commonplace indeed. While the lat9 Mr. Delmonico was wander ing upon Orange Mountain in his demented state a farmer, to whom he spoke asking for as sistance, rebuffed him for a tramp, and the un: fortunate man wandered on and perished from cold in the inclement night. This incident in the case is very touching and if the farmer who was so cruelly indifferent has a spark of human kindness in his composition he cannot escape the pangs of remorse that his act destroyed a human life when ho might have saved it. About the same time a tramp applied at the house of Nathan Taylor, located in one of tho deep cuts rt Turkey Hill, in the moun tainous region of Pennsylvania, and was given a hearty meal. In half an hour the tramp came back breathleis warning the family of a fright ful sno ?r slide then moving down the hill behind their home. Timo only remained for a hasty departure with a few valuables, when tho mass of sliding snow with a mighty roar swept over the doomed house but the precious lives of the family were in safety. The two cases are vivid ly in contrast and furnish their own reflection. Ralph Sellew, the Peter Cooper of St.Louie, died suddenly at the Lindell hotel in that city last Tuesday. He was born in Connecticat in 1806, and in 18i6 located, in St. Louis engaging in the metal trade. He was successful in busi ness, and became a public benefactor through his interest in education. He was the author and chief promoter of tho excellent system of night schools possessed by St. Louis, and many a young mechanic is indebted to him for the education he acquired through this channel. In his will Mr. Sellew bequeathed $40,000 to the Manual Training school at univer sity, $10,000 to the Mission Free school, $5,000 each to the Missouri Theatrical society, the Episcopal Orphan's Home, the Memorial Home, the German Protestant Orphan's Home, and to St. Luke's Hospital $10,000, being in all the amount of $80,000 to these several St. Lcuis in stitutions f#r the poor and necessitous. Abou Ben Ahdem's benediction is his monument: "He loved his fellow men." The Widow Van Cott says no Christian is in the habit of going to a theater. This maybe stating the case rather strongly as Mr. and Mrs. Beecher recently attended a performance in Brooklyn by Mr. Irving and Miss Terry, but it may be said there is not very often anything presented by the average theater to command the attendance of Christians or heathen, if peo ple must be so classified. The youngest member of congress is Hon. George A. Post, who is twenty-nine. Ha ia large, tall, smooth-faced, a Democrat, and was mayor of Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, at the age of twenty-two. He was recently favored THE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBE, MOJSTDAY MOKNIftG JANUARY 21,1884. with a letter from S .san B. Anthony, who wrote a3king him if he would have voted to create a committee on woman suffrage, had he been present when the question was discussed re . in the house of representatives, and if }.c ■would vote in favor of such a resolution if one should be offered in the future. He replied: '•Dear Susan: No. Yours truly. George A. Post." Miss Anthony will have very little trouble in understar-dirg his epistle. Hollow.v?, tha pill mai, who died recently so rich that he gave hundreds of thousands to the London hospitals, began poor and owed his suc cess and wealth to newspaper advertising. His first advertisement appeared in a public news paper October 15, 1837. In 1812 his adver tising bills had reached to $36,000; in 1845 they had grown to $50,000 and in 1851 they jumped tj $100,0(i0; in 1833 ihey attained $150,000, and when !Mr. Holloway died his annual expenditure for advertising was upwards of $200,000. Hol loway early saw that advertising belptd him and he used it constantly, py-t3mat;cally and in genicsly. Ho advertised every day, not by fits and starts and esasons. Jay Gould tells the reporters that h9 is "very well—thank you," that he has not thrown over any large blocks of stock he knows of, that the Wabash syetena was never more prosperous, that good times are just ahead of us, and there is no trrrubie lurking about his premises. T_\ Gould 13 mute as a sphinx, but he is a "«iick" talker when he has a mlcd to speak. :xa BoYD;" the daring Confederate fe male spy who was banished to Europe, was only fifteen years old when the war broke out. That 1 r twenty years ago. After the war she married Col. Jului Hammond, one of Stonewall Jackson's aidos and scouts. They Kvo in Tes as and the "Bella Boyd" of the war is a rosy natron, the mother of four children. GeohgeQ. Oankos, the Mormon saint and leader, declaims againslj dancing and declares it immoral and exerting a bad influence. Of couree a man whose solo religious creed consists of a plurality of wives, must have the finest and most sensitive intuitions of morality. A very Daniel, c ;me to judgment, as it weie. f The American consul at Credfeld makes the statement that he has personal knowledge of thiriy-or.e marriages between American y«ung ladies and Germans, and all the oases have re sulted in divorce, abandonment or separation. All such marriages of which he hai information have turned out unhappily. Last Monday Dr. Brekem, the German Zoologist arrived at New York, and on Friday evening he lectured at Steinway hall on "Birds of Passage." He intends to remain in this country several months. "As some of the canals visible on the surface of Mars aro sixty miles or more in width, they cannot have been built by the inhabitants," is the argument of the New York Sun. The tonnage of anthracite coal for 1883 is in round numbers thirty-two million tone, an in crease of 2,672,931 tons over 1882. Last Tuesday the thermometer was 52 bel«w at St. Johns, New Brunswick. THE ST. PA UL NINE. The Project for the Formation of a Base Ball Club Taking; Deflaite Shape—A. Cap ital of $10,000—How it is to beM/i) ~ed —The Games to be Played. The history of the formation of the successful league base ball clubs ia the east has been that after^soveral failures of local organizations the citizens o£ cities atd towns have taken hold of the mattsrwith a firm business grip, and placing their organization on a solid pecuniary footing, and procuring for it a management of experi enced men, as able to handle it as understand ingly as a practical financier a bank, or a prac tical railway official a railway, have always suc ceeded in procuring this species of amusement without loss, and is making the institution pay its own bills from its receipts, and iv many in stances producing quite heavy dividends. We understand that tho gentlemen who have determined on liaving a successful league ciub in St. Paul have taken hold of tho matter with the determination of hav ing it conducted from its in ception to its end on a thorough business basis and under the management of leading reliable and responsible citizens, who are to receive and I disburse its funds and to dictate its superin t3ndent, management and programme of act on. The procedure ia the fcrmatioa of the eastern clubs, sach as that of Boston, Springfield and Worcester, Mass., Albany wid Buffalo, N. V., etc., is to obtain subscriptions of money to the stock of the same, and when this capital ia sub scribed those stockholders elect a board of directors who purchase or hire ground.,, erect fences and stands, procure the necosir-' -equip ments and seleot and hiro a chief or manager of the club who in turn eelocts and hiras tho league nine and fixes their salary, subject always to the approval of this board. These players thus lured are required to affix their names to documents requiring tho performance of specific duties and to hold themselves to tha strict commands of the management in all essential particulars, even to tho prescribement of diet. In fact they are really human race horses as far as conformance to certain prescribed stipulations'are concerned, and they place themselves as fully under the command of their manager as a race horse is under his trainer and driver, excepting in the matter of cruelty or abuse. Professionals hired by league clubs and who depend upon this occupation for gain »r livelihood, are so barred by league regulations that by kicking against the management of the club in which they are players, or by misdemeanors, they throw themselves entirely out of this kind of employment, as all such matters are handled as firmly by the head of the league as a general handles the affairs of an army, if not more so. We are informed by the committe having the preliminary work of inaugurating the league club in St. Paul that they shall commence so liciting subscriptions for the capital stock of the same this morning, under the express un derstanding that i's management will be placed in the hands of competent officers selected by the votes of the stockholders. They also inform us that it is proposed to es tablish a first class league club and incorpor ate it withja capital stock of $10,000. They say that every city in the country of 25,000 inhab itants supports its own base ball club and that is what St. Paul is going to do, and state that Minneapolis and Stillwater have each raised $10,000 for a league club,thirteen gentlemen in the latter city haying subscribed $500 each for that purpose in less than three hours time. It is proposed that the St. Paul club play 110 games during the coming season, fifty-five on the home grounds and fifty-five on the grounds of the ether clubs of the league, which are twelve in number. For all games played out of the city the St. Paul club will recsive a guarantee of $75 each, but if the receipts at the gate run over this amount the St. Paul club will receive 35 per cent, of the extra money. Of the games played on tie home grounds, which are to be fifty-five in number,the St. Paul club retains 65 per cent, of the gate receipts and all the receipts of the grand stand, which will be constructed to accommodate an audience of 1,500 people, at twenty-five cents per seat. If 500 occupy the grand stand at each game it will net the clab clear $125, and fifty-five times that amount guarantees $6,875. The committee consider it must be a very poor day whan only 1,000 persons will go through the turn stiie to witness a game, and 65 per cent, of that money would givo tto homo club $162.50, which added to the grand stand receipts would foot up $287.50 per game, or $15,812.50 for tne season. In the games to bp played outside with othtr clubs, wi h a $75 guarantee per game for fifty-five games, tho home game will receive $t,125. making the grand total of all receipts, ?15 ; 037.50. The committee consider tht»t the above figures are a long ways inside of the receipts which they expect to receive for tho season, but state that they make them public that our citizens may be given an idea of the financial calcula tions on which the proposed stock is solicited, and-the formation of the club has been decided upon. By similar computation and estimating for all possible extras whi"h slight come in, they set down the whole xpense of the gronnds and tho snstainment of tho club for its first season, at $15,000. Obituary. Alexandra, "Va., Jan 20.—Dr. M. M. Lewis, a prominent physician, died last night, aged fifty-nine years. During the war he was division surgeon in the confederate army. 'THE RAILWAYS. THE TROUBLE BETn'RJRX THE ISUIi- LINGIOX AND THE Tli£- PARTITS. Rates From Kansas City to Chicago to be Reduced To-Day — A Resignation— • sonal ana Kail Gossip. The Trouble Between this Burlington and the Tripartite. There ars no new developments in the situation as far as the conflict between the Western Trunk Line association end the Burlington i 3 concerned, and there are not likely to be any until the meeting in Chi cago January 23. General Manager T. J. Potter, of the Burlington, is still at Dcs Moines, but will be back in time to attend the meeting the 23d. President Perkins has gone to Burlington. It i 3 the general opinion that no definite action will be taken at thai; meeting, and that matters will remain in strtu quo for some time yet. Neither side is anxious to commence hostilities, as neither is willing to assume the responsibility for the of a disastrous rate war. There may be some skirmishing now and then, but an open and decisive war is not likely to be inaag crated until all means for bringing about an amicable adjustment of xh difficulties have been exhausted. Of conrsa there is no possibility that the Burlington will join the combination. Its representative stat ed positively at tho last meeting that there would be no further use of ■ discuss ing this question, as th& Burlington would under no consideration join the associa tion. The question, therefore, that will be discussed at the meeting on the 23d ■will be the proposition to form a pool be tween the Burlington and the Western Trunk-Line association. There is no prospect that this can be carried. Tha Burlington people say they have no ob jection to the formation of such a pool, provided they get what they consider a fair share of the Nebraska business. From what can be learned, ;the Western Trunk Line combination wants the Burlington to pool all its business going via Plattsmouth and get none of the Union Pa cific business going via Omaha and Council Bluffs. This proposition the Bur lington people cay they will not accept. They will insist upon a fair share of the Omaha and Council Bluffs businesa, besides their Plattsmouth business, on the ground that they have as good a line to Council Bluffs as any of the roads in the Union Pacific. Failing to put through the above proposition, the meeting will no doubt take another adjournment to consider new propositions for the settlement of the troubles. ,As matters now stand, it does not seem probable that any arrangement between the two factions can be made, ex cept the adoption of an agreement io maintain uniform rates. But such agree ments amount to very little, and are never carried out in good faith. The least pro vocation leads to charges of cutting rates, and the result is always a general war on rates. Rates Restored. [Special Telegram to the Globe. 1 Chicago, Jan. 20. —To morrow passen ger rates from New York to Kansas City and vioe versa will be restored, the trouble between eastern and Missouri river lines having been fully settled. The Burling ton and Hannibal & St. Joe still remain outside of the Kansas City agreement, but thiß need not occasion any immediate dif ficulty. They claim that the Alton & Rock Island have repeatedly vi»lated the terms of the compact and they will therefore enter no more alliances with them, whether their relations will be resumed at Kansas City will depend upon tho issue in the Western Trunk line association negotiations. If the Burlington decides to enter any soit of an alliance with the association the Kansas City allianoe will be restored; if ■otthe Burlington purposes to be free from all affiliations which would lead to embarrass its action in the contest which will be liable to follow. The Canadian Pacific. [Special Telegram to the Globe. 1 Chicago, Jan. 20.—A report is current among rail roa J moa that tli9 Canadian Pacific railroad has asked the aid of the Canadian government to the further amount of $U,000,000, and that leading member of tha colonial parliament, as well as promiaent officials, have decided in favor thereof, and promised ttid in securing the passage of the necessary legislation. In Difficulties. New Yoek, Jan, 20.—The Mechanics' bank, of Brooklyn, has secured a judgment for $89,000 against the Brighton Beach Railroad company. A friendly receiver for tho company is expected to be appointed. The money was loaned to fur nish the Brighton Beach, Coney Island, hotel. Resigned. Cincinnati, 0., Jan. 20.—Brigga Swift has resigned the presidency of the Ken tucky Central Railway company. The directors meet in New York on Thursday next to elect hia succesEor, meantime vice President Echola acts as president. Rail Notes. Mr. Alexander Mclntyre has been ap pointed contracting agent of the West Shore line (fast freight) in Chicago. Mr. Samuel A. Benner has been appoint ed ohief clerk of the Pennsylvania com pany, Pittsburg, Cincinnati & St. Louig, and Chicago, St. Louis & Pittsburg rail roads, in place of Frank Van Dcsen, pro moted, with headquarters at Pittaburg. The grcsa earnings of the Illinois Cen tral Railroad company for the first week in January were as follows: Illinois and Southern divisions, f 157,710; lowa divi sion, $22,723; total, $180,435. For the corresponding week last year the gross earnings were: Illinois and Southern di visions, $199,522; lowa division, $28,147; total, $227,661; decrease, $47,228. It is said to be part of the programme cf the new management of the Louisville, New Albany & Chicago road to make a clean sweep of the operating department, in cluding Trafno Manager Southard. There ia no particular objection to him, but it is asserted that, insomuch as he has been identified with one faction in the unfor tunate troubles that have afflicted the road, it is not easy to make fish of one and fowl of another for his especial benefit. For some time past a pool on Southern New Mexico and Eastern Arizona business has been in existence. This pool expired by limitation Jan. 1. The traffic mana gers of the various roads interested in this business held a meeting Friday at the Grand Pacific, in Chicago, to see whether a reorganization of the pool could not be effected. Mr. J. C. Stubbsrepresented tbe Central Pacific, Mr. J. F. Goddard the Atckison, Topeka & Santa Fe, and Mr. George Olds the Texas & Pacific. After a full discussion of the matter it was found that no immediate action regarding the reoi"..asiz.-tion of the pool could be taken. Bat it was decided to maintain -uniform rates nntil snoh time as definite action oan be taken. If the pool is finally reorgan ized it is to date back to Jan. 1. The "Globe," the Only St. Paml Paptr Hav ing Eastern News Connection. [Duluth Tribune. 1 The special wires from Washington and the east that have been used by the Inter Ocean, of Chicago, and the Pioneer Press, of St. Paul, are no longer at their disposal. The lease under which the wires were sc oured expired on January 15, but a3 I the Western Union would not come to terms I and re-lease the lines the two papers now ! depend upon general wire transmission for their news. ulLMullaUf 01. iAuk ST- PAUL THE METROPOLIS OF THE NORTHWEST. Head of Navigation of the Mississippi River— Kailway Centre of the Nortliwest and the Gateway of the Pacific. [The following document was prepared by J. W. McClang to accompany the pamphlet report of the Northern Pacific celebration. It will bear wide circula tion.—Ed. Globe.] TEE PKOPHETIC CITT. In the rear ISG3, standing on the platform at the door of the capitol of tho State of ilinaeso t-i in hit. Paul, the sagacious and lamaated statesman, W. H. Seward, : -whose fir-seeing vision led him to predict in advance the "irre pressible conflict" which ended in.the great re bellion made another prophetic utteraaco which is equally certain to be fulfilled. I£ s words were in subsatnee these: "I find myself for the first timo upon the high land in the center of tha continent of North America, equi-distaat from the waters of Hudson bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Here is the —the central place where the agricultural products of this region of North America must pour out their tributes to the world. I have cast about for the future and ultimate seat of power of North America. I looked to Quebec, to New Orleans, to Washing-, ton, Ban Francisco and at. Louis for the future seat of power. But I have corrected that view. I now believe that the ultimate last seat of gov ernment on this great continent will be found somewhere not far from the spot on which I stand, at the head of navgation, of the Missis sippi river." [Speech of Hon. E. F. Drake.] In the year 18S4, January 6, Kufus Hatch said: I know the Northern Pacific to be a 6plendid road, and it is coming out all right if rightly managed. It's a magnificent thing for St. Paul, and will bring the city all the business of the Northwest. Since th© excursion over the Northern Pacific a»d to the Yellowstone, I havo cut out twelve long editorials and local notices of that region from the London Telegraph, that reaches 100,000 p&rsois a day; ten from the London Times and nine from the L»ndon Post. They are still keeping it up. So are the German papers. It ia worth millions to the Northwest. Foreign capitalists will hring $100,000,000 into the country to invrst there this year. They know about the country low. I believe it is the place to put money, and bought a large block of land last month. "I thin* tho growth of St. Paul in the next twenty-five years will far exceed that of the Jast twenty-five years."—Henry Viilard's speech. "1 have seen many grand precessions, civic and military, but such a display as this of a city's industries I have never seen."—lieu. Grant. HOW 3IU. SEWABD'S PROPHECY 13 BEING FUL- FILLED, Population of St. Panl 1850, 840; 1860,10,600; 1870. 20,800; 1880, 41,498; 1883, 100,000. Buildings erected in 1883: Bradstreet's re port for eight months of 1883 ranks St. Phul the fourth city in tho United States, as follows: New York, $87,217,000; Chicago, $12,730,000; Cincinnatti, $11,000,000; St. Paul (Bradstreot, $9,850,t'0C), $11,938,930 the actual amount for tho year; Minneapolis, $8,810,000; Cleveland, #8,750,000; New Orleans, $8,000,000; Denver, $3,000,000; Dcs Moines, $2,750,000; Detroit, $'J. 580,000; Kansas City, $2,090,000; Grand Rapids, $2,000,000; Toledo. $1,400,000; Pitts burgh, $1,420,000; Memphis, $1,300,000; In dianapolis, $1,250,000; Burlington, $l,10«,G00; Milwaukee, $1,070,000; Nashville, $1,050,000. Increao of commerce: New bu«ineis houses established 1883, 603; number of business hous es erected in 1888, 294; value, $2,682,500; street frontage, 10,216 feet, or about two miles. Wholesale business: 1870. $9,814,000; 1878, $31,939,500; ' $46,555,999; 1882, $65,628,491; 1883, $81,000, --000. Number of first-class jobbing houses in 1882, 276, over 33 per cent, increase in ISBB. Th» Mercantile agency of B. G. Dun & Co's report showed number of business houses in St. Paul 1879, 570; 1831, 1,080; 1883, 1,825. Min imum of capital, five houses over $1,005,000; six houses, $750,000: seventeen $500,000; thirty three,, $300,000; fiftr-one, §200,0o0; seventy, 3125,000; 107, $75,000; 162, $40,003; 26.-, $20, --000; 405, $10,000; 545, $5,000,. Total minimum capital of 1,825 houses, $73,490,000. Increase of Manufactures: 1870, houses, 985 employes, $1,611,378 products. 1882, 694 houses, 12,267 omployes, §22,390,589 products. 1883, 751 houses, 17,000 employes, $33,000,000 products. Growth of Custom House business: 1879, $11,821.56; 1860,816,783.63; 1881, $30,809.85; 189J, $45,V48.28; 1883, $64,016.00. GBOWTH OF PaSTOFFICE BUSINESS — YEAH LY INCOME. 1875..... $58,932.63 1876 57,092.85 1877 53,412.82 1878 63,922.59 1879 81,299.92 1880...;..... 102,450,33 1881 128,156.45 1882. 173,131.81 1883 190,907.86 MONEY OBDEB BUSINESS. 1875 $1,254,037 00 1876 1,326,409 00 1877 1,483,969 79 1878 1,853,613 85 1879 2,517,523 91 1880. ;.... 2,893,595 40 1881. 8,679,524 17 1882 4,018,241 83 1883............................ 4,071,303 90 Railroad growth: Cost of improvements made by St. Puul roads 1883, $25,836,500; local im provements, $1,573,000; miles of road built for 1880, 1,479; 1881, 2,081; 1882, 2,480; 1883,1,319. Passenger trains in and out of St. Paul daily, 165; railways making St. Paul principal terminus, 7; new railways now seeking entrance into St. Paul 8, viz: Wisconsin Central Minne sota &' Northwestern, St. Paul Eastern Grand Trunk, Winona, Alma & Northern, Chicago, Burlington & Quincy, Chicago & B*ck Island, new line to Duluth, Green Bay, Winona & . St. Peter. .- ■ ■ . ' , Increase of Banking Business: Bank capital 1870, $900,000; 1883, $5,550,000; exchange sold 1870, $16,637,563; 1883, $103,683,070 by nation al banks alone (official.) Average deposits 1870, $1,417,921; 1888, $11,897,551 by national banks alone. . • ST. PAUL'S BELATIVB STATUS AS A MONET CENTEB. Figures from October . report, 883, of the na tional comptroller of the currency. Cities. No. of Banks. Resources. I—New York ....48 $457,217,563 805t0n............... 54 1911,020,596 B—Philadelphia .. f 32 117,776,564 4—Chicag0...............11 ' 24,463,102 s—Pittsburg ....28 46,344,686 Baltimore ......17 • 45,952,456 7—Cincinnati IS 38,102,558 B—Cleveland...... 7 ' 18,111,481 9— Louis... ...... 6 . 17,308,914 10— Paul .......... 5 16,935,096 11—New Orleans.... ...... 7 16,040,934 Albany .:..... 7 15,073,754 13—Louisville ~.. 9 14,517,043 14—Detroit 5 13,56i,914 15—Milwaukee ............ 8 7,263,784 16—Washington ........... 5 4,075,391 17—San Francisco..'....... 1 4,101,582 ST. PAUL COMPABED TO OTHER MINNESOTA CITIES —OCXOBEB BIPOBT, 1883, NATIONAL :'• ■*.-.• ■ " - OOMPTBOLLEB. St. Paul, banking capital .... $5,550,000 Banking capital of all the other na tional banks in Minnesota (thirty- ; eight in number) ............... 4,451,600 ' "/; --■■ '■■■■ '■■ -' •■.'.- ■■"■'■ " ■ .'.— • ,-"Excess of St. Paul over all others • ; - combined ................... $1,098,400 Deposits in St;- Paul national . rbank5...................... 11,897,591.00 Deposits in all other national banks ;-: ."'-: in Minnesota combined..:...... 9,883,906.03 Excess of St. Paul over all others combined 12,063,654.87 St. Paul Health Status: St. Paul's average death rate to the 1,000,11.65; 54 healthy dis tricts in England, 54 years. 17; New York, 24.86; Philadelphia, 19.02; Boston, 20.48; Chi: c«go, 18,24; New Orleans, 84.8b ; Detroit, 14; St. Louis, 11.69; San Francisco, 19.86: Knox ville, 14,72; Cincinnati, 17.81; Washington, 24.39. Average «f the wrld, 22. Tyler, Texas, Jan. 20.—Eight business houses at Mineola were burned thia morning. No particulars. WASHINGTON. . PROPOSED DIVISION OF ELECTION Marshals BETWEEN THE PARTIES. The Tariff Reformers Admit They Cannot Make Free Trade jan Issne—Hopeless Disagreement lleiweeu Democrats—The Mexican Reciprocity Treaty—The Ad vantages to be Secured by Its Ratification —The Status of the Porter Bill. [Special Telegram co the Globe.] Washington, Jan. 20.—1t is expected Mr. Springer will to-morrow, or at an early day, introduce a bill requiring that the deputy marshals at federal elections : shall be evenly divided between tha two political parties. The bill received its in spiration from aw6ll known Illinois poli tician who has lately railed Washington in the belief that such a division will ma terially reduce the Republican majority ia that state in the election next autumn. THE FBEE TBADE ISSUE. Some of the tariff reform Damoirats are beginning to have their eye 3 opened to the true condition of thin,, on the Democratic sida with refer-.-: to tariff legislation. Evsn Mr. Mills of th 9 W3y3 and moans committee, aays th 3 free Ira. Ie programme is]a failure. Something much less radical than had been intended will have to be proposed. He says: "lamjcntas much in favor oi the prinoiplo as ever, but the sentiment of the house i 3 too clearly against i: to give any ohanca of success, and we will be compelled to substitute something less surprising in the way of a reduction of the tariff." Ha thinks the tariff reformers will not give up their ef forts t© reform tariff rates, and that with the help of Demoorats who want neither, a bill making sweeping reductions, nor a continuance of existing rates, a moderate bill can be passed. He says: "The committee will not increase the duty on wool, will make reductions on iron, steel, glassware, sugar, linen and silks, and practically everything that can be touched." A prominent low tariff Democrat, to whom Mr. Mills' remarks were repeated, remarked to the Globe correspondent ho was satisfied it would be unwise to ven ture to do much with the. tariff, because it would necessarily uncover the unfortunate division in the Democratic party on this question, and must necessarily end in fail ure to accomplish any practical good either to the country or party. Tho tariff commission had made it& inves tigation with a view to sustaining high tariff rates, and the committee on ways and means ought to devote itself diligent ly for several months to bringing out the facts on the other side of the question. He considered the Demoratio party was fully committed to tariff reform, but it is im politic to hurriedly deal with a question of so much importance without proper pre paration for the work. It is understood that the committee on ways and means will not formulate a bill until the last of February and that the leaders of the Democrats are afraid to call a caucus to map out the policy of the party in relation to this subject because the differences of opinion are so great that many would not consent to be bound by its conclusions. A veteran politician suggests that the only practical way to secure any approach to harmony is for Morrison, Carlisle, Mills and other tariff reform leaders to invite Randall, Cartin, Converse, Hewitt, of Alabama, and other loading pro tectionists to a conference at which the situation might bo discussed with a view to ascertaining v/hother there are any points or agraomont jthat might be maclo the basis of important tariff re forms that all would agree to support-. THE MEXICAN TKEATX. In the course of conversation about the Mexican reaiprocify treaty, this evening Saiiator fMorgan expressed hopes of get ting it ratified, yet, though he did not speak with great confidence. Senators, Don Cameron, Hampton and Farley were neither present, nor paired on Friday. Cameron i 3 understood to be in favor of the treaty, but of course will not be here to vote at any time. Mr. Farley is said to be in such poor health that ha will not return for some time. He is a warm friend of the treaty. Senator Hampton wa3 called away by the death of a relative, and will soon return. His views are not known, but he is believed to be favorable to tho treaty. Whether the president, if sufficiently inter ested in the treaty, could procure ita ratifi cation was a point that Mr. Morgan could not express a definite opinion about for no question had come up in the senate which afforded a fair indication of the amount of influence the president could, on an emergency, exert on Republican sen ators. In passing on this question on Fri day, one senator who opposed the treaty, was paired with two supporters of it, a system that waa new to Senator Morgan, and did not meet with his approval. The expiration of the timo within which it was originally intended the treaty should be ratified was not a seriou3 matter, as the Mexican senate was certain to ratify the treaty if the Americans did. The treaty was really prepared in the City of Mexico, and then sent to Mr. RDmero ana his colleague, who had no discretionary powers. By the treaty Mexico would give up $700,000 of revenue and we would give up $200,000 of revenue, but Mr. Morgan said that tor himeelf he would not car* if there was not $5 at issue in the text of the treaty. What he wanted was to open the way for closer commercial relations between the two countries, and the way once opened commerce would soon grow large enough to take care of itself. Friends of the Mexican states in Mexico are a very small minority of the whole population, and if they should be defeated in this mat ter by the action of our own senate, it would be twenty years before they would have courage to undertake anything of the kind again. By that time England, France and Germany would have captured the entire Mexican commerce. The M«x io*n government had political reasons for wishing the treaty ratified. On a popular vote, nine-tenthß of the people would probably vote against it because of their jealousy of Americans, but the treaty would strengthen the federal government in dealing with the states and restricting their rights to collect import and export duties. The government alone is too weak to enforce its sovereignty in this regard, bnt with the treaty ratified it would have 'practically our government on the United States side and Tamaulipas and other border states would have to yield and the federal government woald also bo able to abolish the free zone, which it is very anxious to get rid of. This is really significant of the mention of coffee in the treaty. It i 3 already on ono free list, but the Mexican states levy an export duty on it which the Mexican federal gov ernment would bo able with the help of the treaty to . Mr. Morgan thinks that Mexico eouk! not have oUered as more concession?, bn!. thai: the gov ernment of that country o£*red everything it possibly could in the present state of affairs without endangering its own existence. Ho did not dis guise the fact that the treaty would strike a blow to our sugar culture, bnt said the sugar culture had no future in thi3 country, and its co3t was out of all pro portion to its benefits. The develop of sugar raising in Mexico, h-jsever, would be slow, much slower than ho would like. lii Louisiana th. aie 2ZO sections of land given up to the culture of pugar. Five hundred sections of equally suitnbla hinds in Louisiana and a million acrt3 in each of the states of Alabama and Tticaa pro duces no sagcr The iogar area in our country lessens rather than increases. The senator wantod to redact! the price of sugar two or three cent 3 a pound for our own people. Mr. Morgan said; that whathsr a protocol extending tho period wkhin whioh the treaty might be ratified, had been signed by the secretary of state and Mexican minister, or not, the agreement had been made, and the Mexican minister had ro ceived authority from his government to sign it. THK HTSS JOB HILL. To-morrow will bo the regular day in the house for motions from committees to pass bills under suspension of the rules. Each committee when called has a right to move the passage of one bill cr joint reso lution, and a half hour's debate is allowed upon each bill so presented. It is not ex pected that many of the committees will be prepared to present bills to-morrow under ihi3 role, because few of them have made much progress with those referred to them. It 'ie rumored that Gen. Slocum, on behalf of the committee on military affairs, will ask the house to pas?, the *itz John Porter bill under sus pension of the rules, but Gen. Rosecrans does not think that he will undertake to thrust it through the house in that way. Not one-third of the members who origin ally designed to make speeches on that bill have bean heard, and the indiscreet management of it has not only los: it a considerable number of vote?, but has also induced many more to claim tho right to be heard in explanation of the votes they will cast. Several committees will hold special meetings to-morrow before the house meets to determine whether they will move to suspend the rules. WOM3N CAH'T NAVIGATE. The solicitor of the treasury gave an opinion recently that a license.'could not legally be issued to women to navigate a steamer. The question had arisen upon the application of Mrs. Mary Miller for a ' license as captain of a Mississippi river freight boat, belonging to her husband,, who has become incapacitated through ago at.il disease. Mrs. Miller hail performed the datiea of captain for a long time, and her aompetenoy is admitted by river men who are in a position to know th.9 facts. Representative Kellogg made a final ap peal to tho solicito1 * yesterday, and ha has consented to modify his opinion by setting forth that there is nothing in the letter of the law that expressly forbids the licensing of women a.; Bteamboat captains. Mr. Kellog says that he has assurances that Mrs. Miller will be licensed this week. .AIMED AT LOBBYISTS. Representative Anderson,of Kansas,will, to-morrow introduce a proposed amend ment to the rules providiug that ex-mem berg of congress shall have unrestrained privilege of the floor for Sve days, after which they will be required to sign a pledge in writing that they will not engage for or against any pending legislation re specting claims or measures for the benefit of corporations. Tho object of this reso lution is to check notorious abuses of the privilege of the floor by ex-members of congress who make a business of lobbying. THE LAST OF EARTH. Imposing Funeral Services Over the. Re mains of 'Amelia Olson, the Murdered Chicago Girl. lapecial Telegram to the Globe. | Chicago, Jan. 20.—Tho funeral of Amelia Olson, the girl found murderod, was one of the largc-bt recently witnessed here. By 11 a. ra. the sidewalk in front of the Ol;-cn residence, No. 388 Thomas street, was lined with people anxious to be preeent and obtain a last leok at the re mains of the girl. By noon 1,000 people ha;! arrived, while tho walka acroaa the prairie were lined with persons on the way to the house. Botween 12 and 1:45 o'clock fully 2,000 people passed in and out of the house and took a last look .t the corpse. The door was again closed, the fritmi took leave of the dead girl and thu casket was closed. During the time callers were being ad mitted Albert Wagoner stood at the head of tho casketij like fa faithful guardian of hia lost loved one. He looks much worn with his watcliing, liaving boon in constant attendance at the house since last Sunday. The remain? were clothed in a beautiful white shrowd and the casket tilled with cut flowers, while about the room were other floral tributes, gifts from friends. At 2 o'clock the coffin was taken from the house to Trinity Norwegian Lutheran church, corner of Indiana and Peoria streets, followed by a long line of carriages and hund reds on foot. As the cortego filed out of Thomas street it passed under an immense fes toon of black and white, which had been stretched across tbe street by mourning friends. After tho mourners entered the church tha minister asked and insisted that 6ome of the audience retire, as the crowd was too dense for comfort, and sach a jam might endanger the lives of hundreds. A few retired, but every available spot on the floor and galleries wa3 occupied and remained so to the close of th<i service. Rev. C. V. Brochaum, pastor of the church, opened the service and delivered a short address in Norwegian. He was followed by Key. N. C. Brun* of Bethlehem church in English, after which tho casket was opened and an opportunity given fora view of the remains. At 8:30 o'clock the lid was closed for t!i9 last time and the remains were taken to f^n; and laid away. During tho past week the num ber of people who have callcl out of merest curiosity to see tho face of tho murderiil giil is estimated at 5,000 to 6,000. Circular Touching the Free Mason?, Tobonto, Jan. 20.—A circular waa read to day from Archbishop Lynci;, in all the Catholic churches, 6tating that he had received a letter from Borne, asking if it was true that the Free Mason society was recruiting large numbers of Catholics in this province, a& reported in the Free Masons' Journal, and he had answered that very few had joined, and those only who had neglected pascal communion aud were otherwise irreligious, and who looked only to wordly gu; and not to the eternal salvation of their souls. On a Cruise. Bebmt/da, Jan. 20.—Prince Heinrich, 6on of the crown prince of Germany, arrived here, aboard the corvette Olga. She goes on a short cruise to the Western Islands and will thence proceed to Germany.