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The following matteron this page apj in Sunday's edition. The reason for this repr.h • our regular mail rate of sab ■cription does not include the Sunday issue, ;■ ■■'. comparatively f«w in the country care to pay extra for the Su'i day edition, which lies hi the St. I/aul poetoffice and goes out in the Ham.-- mail with tho Monday paper. The more im portant news and other. miscellaneous infomna- Ci-ii, is, therefore, published on Monday for the benefit of country Bubscribere who do not «et the Sunday Globe. -fILLWATI^ SGOUE6E. Foil Report of the Disaster that De stroyed the Penitentiary' BOW THE TIRE WAS DISCOVERED. The Release of the Convicts from Their Cells—Their Good Behavior. AN ACT OF GREAT HEROISM. One of the Convicts Suffocated in His Cell—The Militia's Work. DISTRIBUTION OF CRIMINALS. No 3_xtra Session of the Legislature to be tailed. ierday was ac eventful day in the U-_aily quiet city ot Stillwater. The state prison had burned down and tho city wa3 filled with citizens and Btrangers to view the ruins, while curiosity was on the tip toe of expectation as to what would be done with the convicts. No such day, indeed, has ever been seen in Stiliwuter. The principal streets were filled with hurrying crowds of humanity, either going to or coming from the ruins. Soldiers in bright buttons and uniforms mingled with the throng, and the scene at tho ruins was a study. Strict military regulations had been established. A line was drawn, and the military [young men in full uniform and armed cap a pie, paced aa silently up and down the picket outposts as over valiant soul has done on the sve of battle. It i- an old story that one must leave borne to learn the news, and as a matter of fact the greater proportion of the good citizens cf Stillwater were not aware that the penitentiary had burned down until they sat down to their breakfast paper and cofiee. There was very little exoitementjduring the big fire, which is explained by a half dozen reasons. The penitentiary is situ ated nearly a mile from the heart of the city, and owing to the lateness of the hour at which the fire started and the slow and stubborn manner in which it burned but few residents of the city were aware of the fire until morning came and brought with it tho Globe, containing full particulars of the catastrophe. As stated, the excitement yesterday was intense, although the danger was past and tuere was no reason to apprehend trouble. The immediate vicinity cf the state pris on, which had been so quiet during the fire, was the scene of great excitement and turmoil. Men, women and children gathered around the ruins in hundreds, and stared at the black and smoking ruins. What had been the imposing structure of yesterday was to-d_y an unsightly mass of rubbish. The GnoBE on yesterday gave a succinct account of the fire, but as details were necessarily lacking, it will be in order to furnish a resume of the great conflagra tion. THE OKIGJN. H'Ont a quarter to twelve j'cloek Friday night, Dr. O. A. Watier and L. B. Taylor, a stndent, were retarning from the oatskirts of the city, where they had been attending a patient. In passing the penitentiary the odor of smoke was deteoted, and when opposite the main office or entrance a shaft of smoke was seen coming _om the base ment. Dr. Watier drew up in front of the prison, and calling one of the gnards, he informed him of what had been seen. An investigation was made and in tha moments that followed great nerve was displayed. Deputy Warden Hall and his family resided in the front part of the building and they were at once aroused. A very few minutes sufficed to show this offioial that trouble was in store and he sent for Warden Reed. Meantime the smoke kept increasing in thickness and an alarm of fire was turned in. The depart ment of Stillwater responded in quick haste, and an effort was first made to sa ufnch the blaze, which seemed to be con fined in the basement. No idea was at first entertained that the flames wonld reach the cell quarters in the rear of the main offic63. Suddenly, however, the fire seemed to jump from the bassment to the second story, spreading to the apartments occupied by Deputy Warden Ha!! and family. This gentleman, it may be said, lost his entire household effects, valued at $2,500, and on which there was no insurance. The situation now beoame critical. The guards and attendants were all summoned and preparations wer9 made for THE EEMOVAL OF THE CONVICTS To do this effectually required great presence of mind, courage and nerve. Here were nearly 400 desperate men, many of whom, no doubt, being up for life, would take any ohanoe to escape, however desperate. But Warden Reed and Deputy Hall had been there before, and knew what to do. The situation was extremely critical. There were in the prison 300 csll3, 292 of which were occupied by male and the bal ance by female convici-- The calls were ranged in four tiers, land they contained 320 male and about eight fema'.e convicts. A long fire chain, kept especially for the purpose, was brought out and the oonvicts were corraled from their cells as hastily as possible, shackeled and placed in line. A CRITICAL MOMENT. The prison was rapidly filling up with smoke and it was a time when all men are wont to be exoited, much less several scores of desperate dare-devils ready to avail themselves of any opportunity for freedom. The convicts knew that Deputy Hall, who had them in charge, would stand no fooi ishnes?, as they had seen his nerve tested before. There was one man in the 3_o who wanted to make » break. His name is Coaly and he is doing a life sentence for murder. This man wh.n the order to move on was given, tried to create a stampede. The chain gang had moved out of the main corridor and were about to pass over the landing which led down stairs, when Conly spoKe up and com manded them not to go. It was the spark of fire thrown into a powder magazine, "oat luckily it did not ignite. A guard who stood by quelled the belligerant in a very summary manner, and the example had a good effect, for whin the order was given to move on every man obeyed. This was tho only evidence of insubordination daring the fire.!and beyond this tne con" i viets were a3 docile and well behaved as ohool boys, A rumor was get going in Stillwater that ral of the convicts had escaped, but tli -. was entirely without foundation. A thbilling incident At the commencement of the fire, Chief Joy, of the Stillwater fire department, un derwent a very thrilling experience. 1c was when the fire was at its height, in the front part of tb.3 building. UDon ral of the steamer Chief Joy went into trie building, which was literally black with smoke. Whilft there a 6tream was pro jected inside, and in groping around it struck him with such force as to knock him down and put out his lantern. Stunned by the shock, and almost suffo cited by the smoke, he started to crawl out, and was finally rescued by some of the men. BESCUED Duri_g tho fire, and some time after the convicts had been removed, a report was started that one of the poor fellows occupying an upper cell had been over looked. Consternation spread through the crowd of spectators as they thought of the horrible fate awaiting him and it seemed as if he was doomed to be roasted alive. But there were strong men and brave hearts in the crowd and when the re port was circulated Geo. Dodd and Wm. Hail volunteered to face the flames and rescue the man. They darted into the building and were lost in the blinding volumes of smok. A few minutes elapsed when they returned, bringing with them the man, who chanced to be a recent convict and who was unfa miliar with the means of egress. A nOBBIELE FATE It was not known until yesterday morn ing at daylight that one poor fellow had perished in the fire. In going through the oe!l3 after the fire had cooled down, tho body of a man wa3 found ooiled up in cell No. 242, situated on the upper tier.' His name, was H. Lameke, and ho was doing a term for larceny, having been sentenced in Hennepin county. It is not known how he came to be overlooked. When found he was lying on his back with one arm resting on his cot. The face was blackened and disfigured by smoke, and his hair was singed. He is said to have barred his door in some way so that his room could not be entered from the out side. His J oath was caused by suffocation. An inquest will be held to-morrow. THE CONVICTS The convicts wore at first taken to the foundry in the prison yards, where most of them are now located. Adjoining the foundry is the setting up shop, where separators are put together. This building has been cleared and arrange ments were made yesterday to accommodate the prisoners. The down stairs will be used as a mess room, and the upper floors have been arranged for sleeping apartments. Yesterday fourteen of the most desperate convicts, including the Younger brothers were transferred to the Stillwater jail. Upon his amvalin Stillwater Gov. Hub bard conferred with the prison officials, and it was decided to remove a number of tho more hardened cases to places of better seourity than is afforded at present on the prison grounds. In accordance with this decision Gov. Hubbard telegraphed the authorities of St. Paul, Minneapolis aud Winona, asking if provision could be made for the safe keeping of the conviots. Favorable re plies were received, and it was decided to send twenty to Winona, twenty to St. Paul and about the same number to Min neapolis. Yeßterday afternoon troops were detailed to escort the convicts. A platoon from Company "C" went with the oonvirt- to Winona, while an es cort from "D" company accompanied the Minneapolis delegation. St. Paul received twenty convicts. They arrived here on the train which left Still*ater on the Daluth road at 4:loyes terday afternoon. They were escorted by troops, Lieut. Becker in oommand, and the party contains four life men. MOVING THE PBISONEES Between 3 and 4 o'clock considerable excitement was caused by tho intelligence that the oonviots were to be removed from the prison yard, the vast crowd of men, women and children in the street all pulling and pushing and elbowing their way to gain an eligible position to see the sight. At precisely 3:45 o'clock the main gate of the prison swung back on its ponderous hinges, and the first squad of criminals made their appearance, thirty in number,elosel) guard ed by Company D, of St. Paul, with fixed bayonets, their muskets loaded with ball cartridge. Just as the head of the oolumn reached the middle of Main street some person in the crowd fired a revolver, which brought the excitement up to fever heat. The appeorance of the prisoners, chained two and two, dressed in their striped clothes and white caps, their pale bat hardened faces created qaite a sensation among the vast throng. The procession filed throngh the alley near Nelson's store to the Dnlath railroad track. A halt of a few minates was made to await the arrival of the train. As soon as it came to a stand still the con victs and their escort marched quickly aboard the car for Minneapolis. In the same came tho squad for St. Paul in charge of Company C, of this city. In addition to the 60 prisoners disposed of as above stated 20 were sent to Winona at 7 o'clock last evening over the Milwaukee road. THE origin. The origin of the fire, as stated yester day, is shrouded in mystery, bat there are several theories as to how it caaght. One theory is that it started from the ash pits in the basement, and the other theory, more generally believed, is that it was the work of an incendiary. In conversation with a well informed resident of Stillwater yesterday, it was de monstrated to a Globe reporter how the front walls could have been scaled and the building set on fire. The exact manner in wiiich it caught will probably never be known. LOSS AND INSURANCE. The damage to the prison, will, of coarse, fall on the state. The walls are in good condition and can be used in rebuild ing, the cells also being mostly intact. Gov. Hubbard said yesterday that many of the calls had hardly been scorched, as shown by books and pictures which were scarcely damaged at all. Arrange ments, he said, would be made to put a temporary r.of on the building and the work of reconstruction would be com menced at once. British America $625 03 St. Paul Fire & Marine 1,250 00 Traders 625 00 Western 6.5 00 Orient 6.5 00 American, of Pennsylvania 1,250 00 Fire Association of Pennsylvania.... 1,250 uIJ Bufialo German 324 68 New Orleans Icsurance Co 324 G_ Northern England 324 6_ Manufacturers <_ Builders 824 68 Clinton, ... -05 8o Provincial, of Washington 405 85 Concordia 892 87 German, HI 81170 German, Pittsburg 811 70 Wekla.. 811 ™ Detroit 811 90 T0ta1....- $12,500 00 One of the companies on the above list, [ having sustained a loss by the fire in the I prison yard, sent orders to their agent to THE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBE, MONDAY MORNIXG JANUARY 28, 1884. cancel all outstanding insurances on all property connected with the prison, but as their pobrcy is yet In the hands of Warden Reed the presumption is the company will have to make good their lobb by the fire on Friday sight. The lo3s sustained by the state is be tween $40,000 and $50 000. The insur ance on this is very light, not exceeding $12,500, whioh is placed as follows: In addition the state loses a library con taining 1,100 volumes and about $200 worth of school bookß was burned. The loss sustained by Deputy Warden Hall is quite heavy. He lost all of his household effects, which are valued at not less than $2,500. He had no insurance. The loss of the Northwestern Car com pany is placed by Mr. Seymour at from $3,000 to $4,000. This is fully covered by insurance. TO BE EEBUILT. Governor Hubbard informed a Globe reporter yesterday that a meeting of the inspectors would be held this week and that arrangements would be made to con struct the prison at once. THE TEOOPS. Great credit is due the troops for the prompt manner in which they responded to the call of Governor Hubbard. Col. Bend was on deok early and stayed late, as were his aids, Capts. Bean and Wright. Capt. Bean was made officer of the day and Lieut. Pusch officer of the guard. Strict military rules were ob served, and it was remarked by all that the troops behaved splendidly and rendered invaluable services. The first relief ar rived at 8.10 yesterday morning. It car ried twenty-six men from D company and thirty-six men from E company. Reinforcements arrived at 2 o'clook p. m.. consisting of twenty-eight men from Co. ':C." Co. "X," of Stillwater, W33 relieved about 8:30 a.m., and after that reliefs were made every two hours., The big car shops opposite the prison hava been cleaned out and are used as barraoks for the troops. Religious services will be held in the barracks to-day. The St. Paul relief steamer returned to this city at 1:30 yesterday morning. It did good service. Mr. |Stinson, the manager of the Car company, who was absent in Eau Claire, was telegraphed for yesterday. Four of the convicts were released yes terday. Of these one had served out his time, and the sentences of the others had almost expired. No Extra Session There having been in Stillwater and St. Paul yesterday not a little talk about the supposed necessity of calling an extra session of the legislature, to provide for repairs and rebuilding at the state prison, a representative of the Globe called upon the governor last evening and asked if any thing had been definitely settled regarding the calling of an extra session. The gov ernor answered that one thing was settled and definitely—that there wonld not be an extra session. There is not he suggested, an urgency to justify calling the legislature together and there will not be such urgency as regards the prison un less they have another fire or two there. While the cell building has been consider bly damaged and its roof burned off, still the cells are fire-proof and uninjured. Temporary repairs, including a temporary roof, which will answer for a year or more can be made within a few days, and the present urgency is for immediate care of tho prisoners who are now divided between the foundry and jail at Stillwater and tbe jails of St. Paul, Minneapolis, Hastings and Winona. The governor visited Stillwater early yester day, and during the day arranged for the repairs and rebuilding made neoessary by the hist fire. The building made neoessa ry by the former fire had already been arranged for. OUB SOLDIEB BOYS. Gov. Hubbard speaks gratefully of the prompt response of members of the National Guard of the state to the unanticipated call for their services. "What we should have done without them," he said, I de not know. Company X, of Stillwater, is a good cam pan y, and is just where a good military company is needed. Captain Bean, of St, Paal, has gone with a guard to take one lot of the prisoners to Minneapolis, and will go back to Stillwater to-night. Capt. Wright has gone to Winona with Hnother party and will return to Stillwater to-morrow. They will all, who have been called cat, have a taste of real service, whioh will show the usefulness of the state's military organizations." The St. Paul Contingent, On the arrival of the train from Minne apolis yesterday afternoon, sheriff O'Gor man and several of his deputies met the conviots assigned to the Ramsey county jail, and escorted them to their temporary home. The squad consisted of twenty seven prisoners, none of them hardened in crime. Their march through the streets attracted a large crowd, but no time was lost in housi. g them safely behind the bars, where they were placed under spe cial guard. The militia with fixed bayo nets acted as escort, and the convicts be trived in a becoming manner. The Minneapolis Quota In conseqasnco of the great fire in the penitentiary at Stillwater, last Friday night, thirty-two of the prisoners were sent to the Hennepin ooanty jail for safe keeping and arrived at the St Louis depot last evening on the 5:45 train in charge of Company "X" of the state militia. A large crowd had gathered at the depot to see the jail birds, and followed them down Third street al most to the jail. Sheriff Stoddard witn nine deputies met them on their arrival and accompanied them to tbe bastile where they were assigned cells on the third tier, the other prisoners having been removed to the lower tiers, and the tramps being put by themselves in the old jail to be away from the con taminating influence of harden -.d crimi nals. The sheriff had provided three dozen bed-ticks and blankets for the ac commodation of the new guests, and he and the depaties were busily engaged all the afternoon in making the necessary preparations for their reception. Mr. Stoddart has placed two guards over the criminal, by night and two by day, and he requests the Globe representative to state that any one prompted by curiosity to see the prisoners to-day wonld be re fused admittance. He is determined that none shall escape while placed in his cns tcdy. The TVinor.a Complement, ! Special Telegram to the Globe.l Red Wing, Minn., Jan. 26.—Capt. Fred Wright, of Company C, National guards, St. Paul, with fifteen of his men, escorted twenty prisoners to Winona to-night. They came over from Stillwater and boarded the east bound train at Hastings. The men are handcuffed together in triples, and are very quiet because they can't help themselves. The striped crowd attracted a good deal of attention at the station and among the passengers on the train. Th's detail of Company G hope to reach home in time to attend afternoon Sabbath school. Gen. Jennison says he will lend tha state money to rebuild, so that an extra session will not be necessary. It is shrewdly supposed that Gov. Hubbard dees not want an extra session lest it might interfere with his prerogative in ap pointing a senator in place of McMillan in case the much coveted vacancy should occur. That senatorial vacancy is about as problematical as the luck of the boy who went fishing early in the morning and about sundown was asked to announce that when he caught that fish and another one he would have two. Sabin's Advices, Chicago, Jan. 2G. —Senator Sabin, of Minnesota, who is also president of the Northwestern Car company, which has care of the coavict labor at Stillwater, is in town, and has received private dispatches to the effect that the 'oss by the fire this morning will not exceed $50,000, all of which loss falls on the state. The total loss sustained by the Car company is in the way of office furniture, and will not ex ceed $1,000; fully covered by insurance. All their books and documents, as well as Senator Sabin's private papers, are safe in the vauit. Senator Sabin had intended starting for Washington to-day, but will now go to Minnesota to-night. DOWN AMONG TI DEAD- THE CRESTED BUTTE COAL MINE GIVES UP US DEAD. Fifty-Seven of the Bodies Recovered, bat Two Stiil Missing—Those Found in Chamber Xo. Two Horribly Disfigured— The Excitement over the Affair—Diso bedience to Orders the Cause—Other Happenings HOUEIBLY EUBNX AND MUTILATED, Denveb, Co!., Jan 26. —Twenty-three more burned bodies were to-day recover ed from the Crested Batte mine, making fifth-seven in all and but two remain, i- xooovered to-day were all found in chamber No. 2 and ia the pass9ge way in the immediate vicinity. Many have their h.. a ..i-d legs broken, their skulls crushed iii aud their clothing barned,that in many cuota drops off in i-ags when the body is niuv-.d. The hair is burned from their hciido and tho sum off the face and other exposed portions of the body, leaving an utterly unrecognizable mass of raw and bleeding flesh. The appearance of these bodies is horrible beyond di3cription and it is not likely that any of them can be recognized. Many of their faces have ooel dust ground into them until they are as black as the coal itself. To-day the company began the erection of a large frame building, where the bodies will be placed, and where the fnneral services will be held. Crowds are coming in on every train and on snow shoes from all the sur rounding camps. The Colorado Coal <fc Iron company, besides the erection of the building spoken of, will bear all the funer al expenses and make ample provision for the needy families of the deceased. It is thought the other two bodies will be got out ot the mine before midnight. The inquest began at noon to-day THE inquest begun The coroner's jary were summoned by the coroner, N. S. Snyder. After view ing the thirty-four bodies already brought out, it adjourned. Since that time the hearing of evidence has b.en going on in the parlor of the Elk Mountain house, and will be continued to-night and to-morrow. The witnesses examined so far have been Dr. Cookrell, of Gncnison; Dr. Gorham, of Crested Butte; Dr. Corwin, chief sur geon of the Colorado Coal & Iron company; Col. Cameron, the com pany's ooal superintendent; Jas. K.Robin son, superintendent of the mine; Fire Boss Luke Richardson, and Engineer Rooert Gibson. THE TESTIMONX Cameron testified as to the the ventila tion of the mine, which he claimed was from five to six times more than is re quired by law. Superintendent Robinson explained the working of the mine, and said, he had given positive orders that no miner shall go in the mine without having received a report from tne fire boss, so as to know positively there was no danger from gas, and where gas was found, safety lamps were always insisted upon. Richardson, the fire boss, testified that on the morning of the accident he had found two boards broken from the brat tice in room eighteen, second entry, and considerable gf.s in the lead of the drift and had given the man who was to work in there positive orders not to enter until he returned and repaired the brattice. He came cue to get his tools and before he got back the explosion took place. Wit nesses who heard the order given will tes tify to-morrow. When room eighteen was reached to-day nobody was found in it, bat in front of it, as if blown out by the concussion, one body was found, and al though unrecognizable, is supposed to be the man, a Swede, who was forbidden to enter. The cof fins ordered fro^u Denver have not arrived, and no date is yet fixed for the funerals. Cameron test;tied that the mines had a Murphy fan, which forced 50,000 cubic feet of air per minute. Rich ardßon said the mine was very much troubled with gas, but was coDsiaered safe when the brattices were in order. Robin son said old miners considered the mine the worst for gas they ever saw. The Odd Fellows took away the remains of Dan. McDonald, and Mrs. Neath has also re moved her two boys. Denver, Coi., Jan. 26.—Since th 9 arrival of the state mine inspector no one is allowed to enter the mine except those employed in search ing for bodies. Little Tommy Lyle, whose lifeless body was one of the first found, was em ployed as a trapper or door tender. He had his whistle in his hand and was evidently just rais ing it to his lips when the explosion occurred. His step-father, Henry Stewart, is also among the dead. His mother, Mrs. Stewart, is left a childless widow and is almost crazed with grief. Another sad case is that of Mrs. Meath, a widow, who loses her two boys. A majority of the men were unmarried, and probably not more than twenty are married. Henry Steward haves a wife. Jas. Wash, a wife and one child. Barney Heffron a wife. David Thomas a wife. Dan McDoualJ a wife and three children. John Rutherford a wife and child, born only a few days ago. Rutherford's half brother, Rogers, is among the Rilled. THE BOSIES RECOVEKED The thirty-four bodies recovered will be brought out during the night. Workmen will explore chamber No. 2. But few have been present to-day, and thes3 were merely sight seers. At the mine are placed larg^ roll, of can vas in which the bodies will be wrapped as thqy are taken out. As tho night advances the ex citement by the belligerent action of some dis affected miners grows less. The right thinking men h ,>ld the officers of the mine blameless for the disaster, and anticipate no serious trouble with the Molly Magnire elements. THE BODIES OCT OF IHE JHNE Cbested BurTE, Jan. 26, 1 a. m.—Tha work of removing bodies began at midnight. The thirty-four bo- '.'•'■e discovered have now all been brought out aud placed in the blacksmith shop, where they will remain until the others are found, when they will be brought to town and placed in the city hall. The inquest will be held to-morrow. Fifty-nine coffins were ordered by the company and are now on the way from Den ver. There is a large cnr>wd yet at the mine, but no signs of disturba_.ee are to be seen. Gib eon and men ere patrolling the streets. Inspec tor McNeil is still in the mine. Last night many drunken men were on the streets, but to-night none. Excitement appears to have entirely sub sided. Nothing more to-night. HOW THE CAT MPS. The Speculators at Chicago and Sew York are Trying to Discover It. '.THEAT OSETTLED YESTERDAY. Provisions a Trifle Lower, but Main- tamed by Small Receipts THE CATTLE TRADE STILL STRONG. A Good Deal of Wavering on the Sew York Stock Exchange CHICABO. [Special Telegram to tho Globe.] Chicago, Jan. 26.—The markets have been almost featureless to-day. There have been but few outside orders, and the unexpected turn in the stock market in New York had some effect. The wheat crowd is bewildered. Its market was weak and strong by turns, and why it wa3 one thing or wby it was the other, was not possible to divine. "There seems to be good buying," said one, "through brokers, of course, and judging from the men em ployed I should goess that the principals were Hobbs and the Adamses. There is, however, of course, no certainty about it. I believe, however, that the market is a good purchase for a tarn." This was one side. Here i 3 the other : "Wheat is taffy," said a prominent New York operator. "There was a scare of the shorts and a scramble to cover. The alarm is over. The market is evened ap. There ar. no outside orders. The crowd is wait ing for something to turn up. After a lit tle waiting with no new support, the sell - 6rB wiil begin again. When May wheat gets back to 970 the selling will be generai. Rufus Hatch," conticued the speaker, "is realy enough identified with the Northern Pacific to get inside in formation. He cells me that he haß gathered the figures relating to the amount of avail able wheat. He says that while the farmers have sold, the shippers and warehousemen at all the chipping points are loaded up with spring wheat, which is ready to come here on any substantial advance." The price of wheat to-day fairly illus trated the indecision of the speculators. It started at 990 for May, dropped to 98% c in spite of higher cables, and then went up again to 99i^c notwithstanding provisions and corn were weak and breaking. The market was erratic and inexplicable. New York was higher, and that there had been 22 boat loads taken for export was certain. There were be sides only 43 cars of wheat received. Messrs. Poole, Kent & Co, were prominent ail day long as buyers, At the close Beam & Jone3 were very large sellers. They broke the price of May at the close from 99% to 98% c. It looked allday as if wheat was pegged at 98)_o. Thisfigure was reached several times, but never passeed. The close for May was 98 %<o bid. The receipts of grain are likely to in crease next week. The railroads which notified their shippers that they would not guarantee them warehouse room here have sent out a Becond notice that there i» room for the present. The declaring of the "irregular houses" regular, and the removal of a good deal of grain into ves sels made room for upwards of 2,000,000 bushels additional grain here. Corn to-day was neglected. The pit was phenomenally dull. It was consider ed a little remarkable that this grain should be so weak, especially as wheat was comparatively strong, but it was ex plained because there was so little interest in it. Besides 303 cars with 114 No. 2 were considered ample receipts. Lind blom was a seller and so was Broker Morse Armour, Fowler, Baldwin and the Pack ing company were sellers of provisions. May pork closed at $16 02%; May lard at $9.27. There were only 14,000 hogs at the yards, but the packers were not buyers, and prices were lower. Harwood, White & Co. summarize the provision market for thepas t week as fol lows: The receipts of hogs for the week were smaller than generally anticipated. Prices were advanced 30 @ 40c per 100 pounds, and this attracted considerable attention from the speculative element. The placing of the west is now about 400, -000 hogs short of the returns to date last year, equal to a decrease of about 65, -000,000 pounds of product of all kinds. The decrease in the average weight is probably equal to a further reduction of 15,000,000 pounds, which would represent a decrease of 80,000,000 pounds it is now a very serious question to the trade whether the present shortage can be overcome, and judging from the expression of operators and the course of the market it may be in ferred that the impression prevails that the final returns will show a decrease com pared with the returns of last season. It would appear from the past that the trade in general and manufacturers in particular have been mislead regarding the supply of hogs for the winter. Calculations weie made last autumn that the hog crop was a large one, fully equal to the previous year, and some operators and manufacturers were sanguine that even an excess of 10 to 15 per cent, would be ex hibited at the close of the winter's pack ing. Tne latter is entirely out of the question, and the former js now the deba table question. Manufacturers impressed with the'large crop theory" were dispos ed to sell product early in tho season for future delivery—particularly gr.en meats —and at a considerable discount on the then ruling prices. So confident were some of them of lower prices for hogs and product that they sold a good share of what may be termed compulsory articles—hams and shoulders—and these contracts fell into the hands of parties who wanted the prod uct for their actual wants. The result has been, therefore, that packers have to have the hogs, and shippers and speculator, be ing aware of the general situation, com peted with them for the offerings and forced the advance in prices. Then, too, the shortage in the num ber of hogs packed means a shortage in the number of hams for tha trade —now equal to about 800,00*3 pieces, or _bout 40,-00 tierces. This de crease makes buyers, in view of the high prices obtained last year, more persistent in compelling manufacturers to provide for their oontracts. In a word, manufac turers were compelled to buy.hogs at high prices and deliver the product at a loss. The upward movemedt in price, however, has checked the export movement, an tbe returns now show a decrease of about 3,300,000 pounds in the aggregate as compared with la3t year's returns. A marked feature cf trade dur ing the past week has been the free i ings of prodaet at interior points, and large sales have been made for both pre?ent and future delivery. The ship ping demand has _hown some improve ment, but is not active. The stocks here are gradually enlarging, and ere still con siderably in excess of those in lard one year ago. The receipts from the interior were moderate, and the ship ments only fair. The foreign demand for hog products was compara tively lighter during the week just closed. A few orders were received for bacon, mainly lighter a^rages, but trading was limited, as all descriptions were held above the views of buyers. For lard there was some demand, but the purchases were moderate. Stocks abroad are understood to be quite large, and there is considerable product being moved in first hands, chiefly to branch houses and agencies of manufacturers. Advices from Liverpool showed a stronger feeling in that market toward the close, and quotations were ad vanced 6d on lard and Is 6d on bacon. The export movement is moderate — lighter than at this time last year. The domestic demand for hog product has im proved somewhat during the past week, j yet trading is not particularly active. Orders were for larger lots and from a wider section of country, indicating that stocks need replenishing, and that home supplies are gradually diminishing. The demar.d from the south is more active, ar . increased order, were reoeived for mess pork, sides, hams and shoulderp, and also for fair quantities of green meats for shipment to cnrers in some of the larger markets Orders from the Pacific coast markets were moderate, and mainly for special articles. The demand from the v.estern mining and agricultural districts was comparatively small. Ureters from Canada were meager, trade being checked by tho upward ten dency in prices. The demand from mer chants in the markets of the eastern and middle states showed some improvement, and a fair number of orders were received for all descriptions. There is considerable product being forwarded to that quarter, which w&3 previously con tracted for. The supply of cattle is about 4,000 less thar last y__k. Trade was dull during the morning, with a deoline of ">f/;10o on common unfinished, hulf fat cattle, and some salesmen fuDcied canning stock was cheaper. Fat, decenily finished cattle continued scarce, and are equally as strong 83 any day during the v neek. Juet now there is a spread of at least $1 por 100 between fair finished cattle and the common green sorts. Good butchers' stock and good stookers were selling as well as at any time. The chances were that a good many droves of the com mon and medium cattle would remain un sold, as there was was neither a shipping nor a dressed beef demand. Tho general market closes rather'weak. Estimating to-day's receipts of hogs the numbers are about 30,000 less than last week. Trade opened dull, and prices de clined s@loo all around, and 10 to 150 on the extremes. There were but few specu- lators on the market, and the shipping de mand was limited, owing, it is said, to a scarcity of cars on some of the roads leading eaßt. The demand from packers was limited; one or two of the big houses were not on the market at all, and the smaller ones buying only just what they could get along with. Salesmen and speculators were anxious to make a clear ance in order to get away and avoid the expe_.se of carrying over to Monday; hence the general desire to sell out and realize, and hence the general decrease, the mar ket dosing weak. For the week ended to-night the num ber of sheep is about 4,000 less th n last week. The best fine wooled and fat sheep are in strong de mand at higher prices, a contract lot aver aging 106 selling at $5.55 to-day, and an extra lot averaging 167 selling at $6.12^ yesterday. Common and fair sorts are plenty, and sell at $firstname.lastname@example.org. Medium at $email@example.com. Chicago Financial. | Special Telegram to the Globe. | - i Chicago, Jan. 26.—During the week borrow . ersingood standing found the banks ready tak j ere of board of trade and business paper grading j"A 1," and better loanable funds have j been in good supply and there I his been a softening in rates. The ruling rates i have been 6@7 per cent and in some instances i the ne?dful had been obtained at 5% per cent. IThe trade of the city showed a gradual improve ment and deposits an increase. Collections have been belter, and the flow of currency has been in favor of the city. Rail f rei^hls rulq very quiet and rates are little bettor than nomi nal on the basis of 60u. per barrel for flonr, 30c. par 100 pounds for provisions to New York. During the week the re ceipts and shipments of the articles would sum up: KECEIPT3."] Flour 05,888 bbls Gram 2,299,694 bu Hogs 110,0^8 SHIPMENTS. Flour 106,649 bbl Grain 1,667,H29 bus I'ork 3,467 bbls Lard 2,121,737 lbs Cut meats 9,309,734 lbs To-day the local money mark6t ruled quiet and easy at 6@7 per cent. Eastern exchange between city ba>:ks was unchanged at 600 per > $1,0:0. The clearings of tho associated banks were 85,837,134. For the week they foot nps39, -i 033,973, against 838,008,407 for corresponding j weskj last year. The currency m.voment to • the country is light. Schwartz & Dnpeo ro j ceived the following from Henry Clews & Co., New York, by special wire: with the exception of the ex-Yillard a which hava lost to a great ex tent their abilities as leaders, th- general mar ket opened and remained strong and confident. Just prior to the close quite a boom set in, leaving the last prices on top for the day. Three days ago we foretold an improved mar ket and advised in our market letter buying good stock on raids. The substantial advance since in the majority of active stocks justifies what then appeared a rather bold at i tude for a commission hou?e like ours to take. PORK PACKING. Cincinnati, January 26.—Special reports to the Prica Current show the number of hogs packed from November 1 to date and latest mail dates at the undermentioned I places with comparisons as follows: Nov. 1 to Jan. 23— 1888-84. 1832-83. ; Chicago 1,695,000 1,985,000 Kansas City 313,271 318,815 'Cincinnati 345,000 888,000 StLouis 257,000 274,000 Indianapolis 214,500 231,000 Milwaukee 225,000 243,080 Louisville, Ky 141,000 125,812 Cedar Rapids, Ia 113,540 116,240 Cleveland, 0 72,958 50,500 P-orin, 111 1...00 18,250 j.Spwial Teh'STOm to ' ?____, Jan. 26.—There was rather a firm market for good stocks, and but I I . ex.,t-me_t,or a:i>thrng to cause it until after the _ooa hour, when a break in Cana-Kir; Pacific of three points from the closing figures of last evening, and a de cline in Manitoba to B _ unsettled v-lnes generally, and caused rather a heavy feel ing. The b^nk statement, which now-a-days cuts no figure what ever, showed an increase in deposits of $300,000 and in reserve of $2,200,000. Northern Pacific common touched the lowest figures of the year, while Oregon Railway & Navigation dis counted yesterday's quotations. During all this wrecking the leading dividend payers escaped unharmed. Northern Faoifio preferied appeared to be pegged at 41, and the common reqnired considerable pressing to be kept under 19. The Wabash stocks were inactive, but more than held their own. The exchange duri_g the lat ter part of the session was regaled with reports of a favorable seltl-ment of the western trunk line trouble with th. Chicago, Burlington & (.uincy. This caused brisk buying throughout, the sharp rallies carrying stocks up to the best | ie day, the advance in many being quite handsome. The feeling at tbe lasl was buoyant, the markets decide and the : much discomfited at the riidden change in the situation. The trading in scale. The bulls appeared qoiti the end. Daring the fere part of the day the market wa steady. Tho bears were not v.ry forward in selling, and baying was tori-dent and in such stocks as St. Paul and L'_ijii Pa cific very strong. There was very little change in prices until the middle hourp, when on different dispatches from Cl go stating that the difficulties between the Western Trunk Line association had been entirely settled the market became more active and advanced steadily and ijuietly until the close The buying in St. Paul was the most pronounced of any stock,and Borne late bears were talking very bullish on it. The Northern l'acifio Stocks were very weak during the early part of the day. Oregon Navigation touching the lowest point yet, viz: 78^J. During the afternoon they responded quickly to the better feeling, and showed a gcod deal tf life and elasticity. The re cerve shows an incroase of $2,154,500. The market closed excited, with good buy ing all over the room. ALL AKOI'NO THE G_.»>l_E. The Philadelphia V w» has dismissed its force of union printers, non-union men taking their place. In Philadelphia John Hemming, a saloon-keeper, was struck on the head with a hatchet on leaving- his olace of business last night, and robbed of the pro ceeds of the day's business. His injuries are probably fatal. No arrests have been made. The Cleveland Paper company assigned yesterday. Liabilities $250,000; assets not reported. A fire in White street. New York, last night entailed a loss of $75,000; fully cov ered by int-u ranee. Edward Bean, the largeßt shoe dealer in Providence, has failed; liabilities not known, A crank, named Craft, in Syracuse, N. ¥ last night finished a walk ot 302 miles in 100 hours without sleep. In Canton, China, the American and Ro man Catholic missions were wreoked by a native mob on Dec. 10 last. No lives were lost. It is declared that Vice President Per kins, General Managers Potter, Clark and Merrill will hold a conference in Omaha to-morrow. The Germans of Wilmington, N. C. have ordered a handsome gold medal for Lieut. Rhodes, for gallant conduct at the wreck of the City o' Columbus. A fire at Deoatnr, Texas, early yesterday morning destroyed three buildings,inclnd ing the Weekly Post. L 063 $30,000; well insured. It is denied that the Hannibal and St. Joe roads are cutting rates east, but there has been some cutting done by scalpers, over whioh the i road has no control. At New Orleans, La., John Murray, aged seventeen, while his father's residence was burning took his little brothers and ras ter out, then returned for some clothing and p^risned in the flames. At Brisbane, Pa., last evening, a lot of giant powuer cartridges were placed in the ; railroad signal tower to thaw, when they exploded, wrecking the tower, -ailing Jas. Kenny and seriously injuring B. Tront. At Huntington, Pa., an explosion of gas yesterday destroyed the new opera b but no one wus injured. Important to I.aslues.- .M< n . New York, Jan. 26.—The general term of the supreme court affirmed an order of the court below, of same importance in relation to libel suit 6 and of interest to the mercantile com munity generally. An action had been com menced in New York by a party in New Orleans, against the mercantile agency of It. (j. Dun & Co. for libel. Upon an application of tho agency an order was some time ago granted hy Judge Barrett for a bill of particulars, which should specify to whom the nllegod libel had been communicated. The order was appealed against by the plaintiff, bnt is now confirmed by the general term. This decision makes it im ! perative that persons commencing action for I libel must disclose the names of the parties fur nishing the information upon which the suit is J based. .». erchants will doubtless now be cau tious about communicating reported informa- J tion furnished by the agency. I asker's Remains In Berlin. j Berlin, Jan. 26.—The train bearing the re i mains cf Herr Lasker arriv-d a». miduight. j There was no official reception of the body. At i the depot were the members of the Waldeok la dWorkmen's societies, eevernl repre I tives of the local and for.ign ] a num | ber of ladies. The fun decorated J with garlands aud Mack and -white rib ! The body will be solemnly cony ' synagogue this evening. Cause of Failure Want of confidence accounts for half of the [ business failures of to-day. A. It. Wilkes, B. andE. Zimmermann and E. Stierlo, the drag- I git-ts, are not liable to fail for tho want of con l fidence in Dr. Besa-ko's Cough and Lung | Syrup. He gives away a bottle free to all who | are suffering with coughs, colds, asthma, con i sumption^ and all affections of the throat and | uegs. Cameron Improved in Health. Hot Springs, Ark., Jan. 26.—Simon Cameron and party, after three weeks stay, left for Sal- Tattoo this evening. Cameron is greatly bene fitEu in health from the hot waters. Postponed. Milwaukee, Jan. 26.—The McGeoch-Wells case.. ..fore Judge Hamilton, of the circuit court, this morning, is postponed for one week en account of the sickness of tha j ridge. West Asbcrv, L. 1., Jan. 26.--SeiahSp-aguo, assaulted at East Meadow yesterday morning by Chas. Rugg, is still unconscious. Bugg'e wife informed a detective that her husband was not home on Thursday night. She identified the cap and overcoat discarded by her husband.