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ST. PAUL NEWS.
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THE RAILWAYS
JL MANITOBA PAPER KICKING
AGAINST THE CANADIAN PA
CIFIC.
It Enjoys too Many Privileges and Wants
too Much Money— Electrical Detec-
Miscellaneous Railway 'N*te» at
Home and Abroad.
The C. P. E.
I Manitoba Free Press, 28. J
The Free Prc^bas always contended that
the O. P. R. contract was none too favor
able to the syndicate. The logic of events
has proved that we were not in error. The
company is at present in the position of
not being able to carry on work without
farther assistance.
Such assistance must be forthcoming.
It would be disastrous in the extreme, not
only to the northwest but to the Dominion
at large, were the work now to come to a
stand-still. The opening up of the coun
try iB essential to the very life of the con
federation. Enormous liabilities have
been already incurred which the
development of the northwest
alone can enable Canada to
bear. The building of the road and its
branches must be continued; and that work
can be more cheaply and more act on
ly done by a company than by the govern
ment. The extension of the Southwestern,
for instance, which the company have in
contemplation for next season, is a matter
of the most vital importance to the wel
fare of one of the largest and most popu
lous sections of the northwest and prob
ably the finest agricultural district in
Canada. To disappoint the residents of
this district, who went there depending
on the early construction of this road, and
have waited in patient expectation, would
in itself, be a most serious matter. The
whole people of this country have acquired
vested interests under the promises held
out in connection with the ' Canadian Pa
cific railroad, and it would be a breach of
national faith to allow them to suffer
through the inability of the company to
carry out its undertakings.
We believe that the people of Canada
will look at the matter in this light; and
that, having put their hands to the plough
for the purpose of opening up the north
west, they will not turn back. The ques
tion, then, bo far ac they are concerned,
we are convinced, will be, not shall we
further assist the C. P. It., but how
can we most effectively-assist it in the in
terests of the Dominion? If this question
be carefully pondered the answer to it will
be found to be— by making such advances
as may be necessary for the work, on con
dition that all claims in the way of mon
opoly shall be given up at once and for
ever by the company. This is the one
way out of the present difficulty by which
all parties, the Dominion, the Northwest
and ths Canadian Pacific railroad, may
escape creditably and profitably. There
should be no hesitation in following it.
It iB asserted that even had the C. P. R.
bo monopoly, competing roads could not
and would not be built by private capi
tal. If this be correct, it follows that the
monopoly is of no benefit to the C. P. R.
It cannot be contended that it has not al
ready done great injury to the oountry,
and hence to them,sinoe their interests are
bound up in the country. They should
not hesitate, therefore, about giving it up
for a fair consideration. The people of the
northwest are unanimously of the opinion
that they are deeply wronged
by being deprived of the
light to charter local railways where
they please. An agitation has sprung up
in consequence, and will without doubt be
continued until all restrictions are re
moved, The feeling which gave rise to this
agitation, and still more the agitation it
self, have created a prejudice against the
northwest in emigration centers, and any
considerable influx of settlers under exist
ing circumstances is not to be anticipated.
It is absolutely essential, therefore, to
our furthei progress and prosperity, that
monopoly should be done away with. So
firmly convinced of this are the people of
this oountry, that we feel justified m say
ing that they will not for any length of
time submit to it. They are at present
anxiously watching the course of the gov
ernment, in the hope that it may be suffi
ciently well advised to perceive the neces
sity for making satisfactory arrangements
of some kind with the company. Should
they be disappointed theie is little doubt
that the government, and not improbably
the company as well, will have reason to
xe«rret having disregarded their wishes.
Oar conservative namesake, the Lon
don Free Press, finds a justification for the
making of further advances to the C. P.
B. in the fact that "In days gone by the
Grand Trunk got $16,000,000 as
an advance, which the oountry has
"never had occasion to regret, though it
"has never been repaid. The Inter
colonial has cost us about $40,000,000,
"and the money is known to be well in
"vested in promoting intercourse, in im
"proving trade, and in forming a strong
"and long link in the great Canadian
"transcontinental line." Our contem
porary hits the nail on the head in men
tioning that these advances have not
been repaid. Whatever the C. P. R.
now gets as a loan, or whatever other
name may be given to it, will also in
reality be a gift. This being the case,
the oountry should at once secure all that
it can as a quid pro quo for any conces
sions it may be found necessary to make.
If the governmernt decides on advancing
to the company the amount necessary for
the carrying on of their work, as we be
lieve they will, they should, therefore, take
an assignment of the monopoly in prefer
ence to any mortgage or other securities
that may be offered.
We say once more, then, to both the gov
ernment and the Canadian Pacific Railroad
company, that if they make any new
arrangement under which the present
monopoly is to be continued, without tak
ing into consideration the requirements of
the now thoroughly aroused people of the
northwest, they will find to their sorrow in
the near future that they have reckoned
without their host.
A Meclumical Detective.
A meohaioal contrivance, invented by a
Methodist minister, and now in r.se on the
railroads centering in Scranton, Pa., fo
the purpose of cheeking the manner in
which freight trains are run by the em
ployes, has reoently attracted a good deal
of attention and been vigorously denounc
ed by railroad men. The claim is made
by the employers that some such thing
was necessary to prevent the deceptions
practiced upon the companies by
the crews running freight and
ooal trains faster than schedule
time to make np for the unnecessary
delays at the various stations. The offi
cials allege that, no matter how faithfully
a condnctor and engineer might promise
not to run faster than fifteen miles an
hoar, there are times when they will disre
gard all obligations and run as fast as
thirty miles an hour to make np for time
spent With their cronies at some of the
stations along the line. The invention al
luded to renders it impossible for railroad
men to practice any such deception. It is
a simple piece of mechanism constructed
much on the principle of tbe "tape" that
checks off the condition of the
stock market. It is wound np
like a clock, locked within a box,
and placed in the caboose, where it is
geared to'< he axle of the car. On a large
sheet of stiff paper marked into small
squares a pencil or tracer keeps moving
with the train and records the revolutions
of the axle, the delay made at any given
point, the number of jolts and jars sus
tained on the trip and where they occurred,
together with other facts going to make
up an accurate record of the journey. The
record is laid before the superintendent,
who sees at a glance how any particular
train was run, and acts accordingly. It is
claimed on the part of the companies
that the irregularity of running coal
and freight trains, and the "soldiering" of
the men at the stations, as well as their
method of making up for lost time, have
in the past been prolific of many serious
accidents, resulting in much loss to rail
road property in wreckage, as well as in
wear and tear. With tho "tattling machine"
at work in the caboose, recording every
throb of the locomotive with the precision
of a shorthand reporter, this will be im
possible. But the "tattler" is not liked by
railroad men. They consider it not only
a nuisance, but a blunt warning on the
part of the companies that their men are
untrustworthy and cannot be relied upon.
Sail Notes.
Mr. J. 0, Qainby and daughter left for
Jacksonville, Fla., on the Albert Lee
route yesterday.
Mr. Manvel, George Alexander and Mr.
Warren, of the St. Paul <fc Manitoba road,
have gone to Chicago to attend the meet
ing of passenger agents that are to meet
there to-day to talk over the Canadian
Pacific cut on passenger rates.
W. J. Underwood ha 3 been appointed
superintendent of the Souix City & Dakota
division of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St.
Paul, extending from Sioux Falls to Sioux
City, and from Sioux Falls to Yankton and
Scotland. His headquarters will be Sioux
City.
The Chicago & Northwestern road has i
just issued a circular stating that the fol
lowing rates will hereafter &c in effect for
switching: Grain held out and afterward
ordered to connecting lines, private tracks
or to elevators will be subject to a charge
of $2 per car for switching. Grain billed
for track delivery and afterwards ordered
to elevators, to private tracks or to con
necting lines will be subject to a charge of
$2 per car for switching.
The "Royal Route "has just issued a
new circular or small bill in regard to its
new route by way of Sioux City, Council
Blcffs and Kansas City, to Eureka Springs
the famous hot springs, Memphis, and
down the Mississippi to New Orleans, and
by the way of New Orleans to Jacksonville.
Excursion tickets to all points named
above, and |to the winter resorts of Texas
are now on sale. Special rates are to be
made for the Mardi Gras carnival at New
Orleans.
To-day the Grand Trunk, the St. Panl
& Manitoba, and other roads interested in
the cut made by the Canadian Paoifio from
Montreal to Winnipeg, are to have a meet
ing in Chicago for tha purpose of con
sulting as to what shall be done
in regard to the matter. The roads
in the United States find it difficult to set
tie npon a plan of procedure that will
meet the case. The rates fixed npon by
the Canedian Pacific ar6 so low that they
amount to a destruction of the roads. It
looks as though the Grand Trunk and the
St. Paul & Manitoba roads would have to
oome to the same rate for all competing
points.
In regard to the matter of officer? on
the Northern Pacific road there is nothing
new, more than the fact that a circular
has been prepared in New York and
reoeived in St. Paul announcing J. M.
Hannaford general freight agent, in place
of John Muir, resigned; C. S. Fee, general
passenger agent in charge of the passenger
and ticket departments ; H. C. Davis, as
sistant general passenger agent. In regard
to the assistant ticket agent no appoint
ment has been made. It has been stated
that Mr. S. F. Boyd has been tendered the
last position and declined it. A promin
ent railroad official of the Northern Paoifio
denies this. At any rate the circular is
being held here until such appointment is
made.
TUESDAY'S TOUGHS,
They Were Out in Large Force Yesterday
and Paid Their Respects to Judge Burr.
"The docket shows that Clerk Fairohild
has got back," said Bailiff Clouse to the
reporter yesterday, in speaking of the
sudden boom in the volume of police
court business.
"You don't mean to say that Frank is a
hoo-doo, do you queried the scribe.
"Well it looks like it," said the bailiff,
and he was about to enter into a disquisi
tion on the subject when the old man
brought down his gavel and then the per
formance commenced.
Among the first candidates for honor
was the venerable ruin Hannah Welch ; she
had been full again and a copper had run
her in as usual. When brought
into the pen she said,
"Your worship I was feeling weak and
took a drop of beer; iet me go and I will
return to Minneapolis." The court said it
was too thin to laundry and she went up
for ninety days.
Mike Collins is a howling Piute when
full, and he gets full pretty often. Mon
day night he was collared at Seven comers
on the verge of the jimjams. Yesterday
he was fined ten bills.
Louis Troy is quite an industrious young
sneak thief. Last Sunday he went through
a hash foundry on East State street and
cabbaged a lot of clothing belonging to a
boarder named Elmer Gray. Yesterday
he was held to the grand jury and commit
ted in default of $750.
Chas. Held and John Cars met by
chance in a beer joint Monday night, and
quaffed sundry bowls of the flowing nectar
After a while they engaged in a dispute
concerning the payment of a schooner of
beer, 5 cents, and Held proceeded to polish
off his chance acquaintance. When he
thought he had taken five cents worth of
fun out of him he stopped. Yesterday
the comrt looked at the bloody mug of
Cass and he thought the damage thereto
was worth $20. Held paid the coin.
Chas. Harris, who went on a hurrah and
fired his revolver off just for fun, was
fined $5 and the weapon was confiscated.
The brothers Mike and John Fiemiag,
who were howling drunk on the street,
were sent np for twenty days each.
Victor Gooddell, was up for threaten
ing to whip a woman. The manly fellow
was pet under bonds of $200 to keep the
peace.
The case of A. Snell charged with beat
ing a granger out of $60 by the three card
monte fake, came up on c continuance.
The accused said that he could bring wit
ness to prove an alibi, and the hearing
went over until this mcrning^
The case of H. Henty, charged with
bastardy, will be settled and it was con
tinued to Feb. 6.
James Catlin was arrested cy officer
Ronllan yesterday on the charge of steal
ing fish from a car on the Manitobar rail
road. The hearing was set for to-day.
Tho6. Swan, a leading restaurant and fruit
dealer of Detroit, assigned to-day. Assets es
timated at $20,OC0; liabilities $2.,000.
THE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBE, WEDNESDAY MOKNIfIG, JANUARY 30, 1884.
THE HAT QUESTION.
Governor Hubbard Asked to Call an Ex
tra Session, bat Declines—The Present
Legislature No Good.
Governor Hubbard supplied the news
papers yesterday with the following letter,
declining to call an extra session of the
legislature to regulate the grievances of
the farmers:
State of Minnesota, V
Executive Office, I
St. Paul, Jan. 25, 1884. }
Elias Stienerson, Esq., Fisher, Polk Co.,
Minn: ~
Dear Sir: Your name appears first in
order upon the first of many petitions
lately received, asking that the legislature
of the state be called together in extra ses
sion, to consider the matter presented in
regard to the grading,shipment and trans
portation of wheat. It is to yon, therefore,
that I address this reply, published for the
information of all the signers, giving some
of the reasons which lead me to the con
clusion that it is not best to convene the
legislature.
I do not doubt that there exist grounds
for complaint on the part of the growers
of grain in a considerable part of the state
against the prevailing rules and practices
in grading, buying and transporting their
products. lam not now for the first time
convinced that there is danger that those
who control the operations of great rail
roads, intent first and chiefly on subserv
ing the interests of their stockholders by
the economical and effective management
of their gigantic agencies, would be found
less prompt in observing that some of their
rules were burdensome upon the mass
of the people, than that they were con
venient and profitable to themselves
and the small minority of the people
who deal with them in large, frequent and
easily regulated shipping contracts. Re
oent experiences have made it painfully
evident that the uncertainties and vari
ableness of grading imposes frequent
losses upon those who sell grain, and
creates a belief of losses, perhaps more
frequent and greater than actually exist.
I believe that legislation can do much to
remove just complaints on the ground
of monopoly in buying, extortion in
transportation, or inequality in grading,
yet I doubt if the relief desired could
best be obtained from the present legisla
ture. In my message to that body
one year ago, 1 earnestly recom
mended the adoption of "a evstem of
state inspection which should comprehend
the fixing of grades of grain, and the
adoption of rules regulating the manage
ment of elevators and warehouses;" and,
also, strongly urged upon its attention the
necessity of some "legislative action im
posing restraints upon the management of
railroads." Both branches of the legisla
ture had both these questions before them.
Bills were introduced for legislation simi
lar to that which the petitioners now seek.
They were considered by committees of
both houses; both houses came to the con
clusion that no action was advisable. A
recall of this legislature to perfect such
legislation might be interpreted to imply
a censure of their former judgment, and
possibly be regarded as an attempt at co
ercion of the legislative discretion by a co
ordinate branch of the government. But
such is the oondition of the finances of the
state, owing to the extraordinary demands
upon its treasury, from the necessary re
building of it& capitol and those parts of
its hospitals for the insane and the reform
school destroyed by fire, the expenses of
the extra session of 1881 and the impeach
ment trial following, that I doubt if I
would be justified in imposing upon the
taxpayers of the state the burden of the
cost of an extra session of the legislature,
even if these subjects had not already oc
cupied the attention of that body.
The evils co!nplainea of, though under
stood by the agriculturalists of the whole
state are now most keenly lelt only in por
tions, along certain lines of railway. Even
there the damage will have been mostly
done, the crop nearly marketed, and the
losses suffered, before legislation could be
come effectual.
A new house of representatives will be
eleoted next November. It may be chosen
if the electors please, with reference to
these questions. It will convene with the
senate the first of next January.
To that legislature I shall as
suredly recommend the enactment of laws
that will secure at every station a market
open and unrestricted; shipment and
transportation for any and all without dis
crimination; and the establishment and
maintenance within the state of a uniform
and unchanging standard of grading. The
intervening time will not be too long for
those who may have the duty of legisla
tion before them, to study the problems
what to do and how to do it, and to direct
public sentiment to an agreement upon a
solution so reasonable and practical that
no interest can hope to obstruct or evade it.
Yours very truly,
L. F. Hubbabd,
Governor.
SHOULD HAVE A PENSION.
A Man Who Lost His Moral Character Du
ring the War—He Claims a Pension and
Ought to Have it.
The following letter on a new pension
subject found its way to the state capitol
on Monday. The subject is so tartly
handled notwithstanding according to
Webster the writer has a bad spell that it
seems to be worth publication:
Bingham Lake, Jan. 27, 1884.
To the Adjutant General of the State of
Minnesota: The undersigned was a sol
dier during the late war. When I entered
the army I was a young man of good mor
al character, belonged to the church and
attended Sunday school regular.
But now _ after serving my
country I have contracted bad
habits, will now sware and steal, in fact I
am ruined morally. What I want to know,
am I entitled to a pension for loss of
moral character? I hold that the govern
ment is bound to return its soldiers in as
good a condition as it received them mor
rally as well as nsikaly I will defie any
man to associate with guard house bum
mers, mule drivers and officers as long as I
did without loosing his moral character.
["He who steals my purse, steals trash,
etc."]
If there is no law covering my case will
you please have one passed, for I know
quite a number who are in the same fix as
lam. If there is a law covering my case
would my evidence be good for anything.
Please give me full advice just how to act.
I am a little afraid if I should testify that
I was a man without any character I would
not be believed, but you will understand
how it is yourself.
P P— ,
Late Private in Co. G,Bth Illinois Cavalry.
- The Fight for Separation.
The motion for dismissal by defendant
of the , action brought by Frances L.
Walker from her husband Jame.s J. Walker,
on charge of adultery, was granted by
Judge Brill at the conclusion of the hear
ing of the case yesterday, on the ground
that the parties were non-residents of
Ramsey county, and were properly subject
to the courts of Winona county in such an
action. It is said that on the conclusion
of the trial the defendant had papers
served on the plaintiff before she could
again get across the line into the state of
Wisconsin, where she has really been resi
ding since she brought her action for di
vorce in Ramsey county, sueing her for di-
vorce for adultery, and making the case
returnable to the district court of Winona
county. V
THE COURTS.
District Court.
JOEY TBIALS.
[Before Judge Wilkin. ]
B. H. Leveridge vs. the St. Paul Gas
company; jury failed to agree and dis
charged.
Patrick Kelley, Sr., vs. A. Adams et al.;
jury returned sealed verdict.
Forepaugh & Tarbox vs. Wm Taylor;
defendant failed to appear and plaintiff
given a verdict of $527.21. •
Adjourned to 10 a. m. to-day.
COUBT CASES.
[Before Jndge Brill. 1
Frances L. Walker, vs. James J. Walker;
suit for divorce; ordered that the motion
for dismissal made at a former day of
this term be and the same is hereby grant
ed.
Rosa Kitzman vs. John Kitzman; for di
vorce; submitted for consideration and
decision. '--;"
Adjourned to 10 a.m. to-day.
i robate Court.
[Before Judge McGrorty.J
Estate of Ulrio Siegenthaler, deceased:
expert testimony taken; postponed to
February 5 at 10 a. m.
Municipal Court.
[Before Jadge Bnxr.l
Hannah Welch, drunkenness; committed
for ninety days.
T. Jones and H, O'Donnell, same; fines
of $5 paid.
Jas. Murphy, larceny; dismissed.
Mike Colli-s, drunk and disorderly; fine
of $10 paid.
L.Troy, laroeny; .held to the grand
jury.
C. Held, disorderly; nne of $20 paid.
C. Harnis, carrying concealed weapons;
forfeit'of $5 paid.
M. and J. Fleming, disorderly; com
mitted for twenty days.
T. Corrigan, same: discharged.
V. Bnoddell, 8 me; bond of $200 given.
A. Snell, swindling; continued nntill
to-day.
H. Hinty, bastardy; continued to Febru
ary 6.
James Catiin. laroeny; continued until
to-day.
Articles of Incorporation.
Articles of incorporation were filed with
the secretary of state yesterday of the
Chaska Dairy association in the village of
Chaska, Carver county, formed for the
purpose of holding or selling real estate
and for agricultural purposes, and holding
land for grazing purposes to be used by
the members of the corporation. The
amount of capital stock is placed at
$3,000, divided into shares of $60 each,
which is to be paid in at the time of the
delivery of the stock. The indebtedness
is {limited to $1,500, and permission is
g:ven to increase the capital stock at any
time by a two thirds vote of the directors.
The incorporators are thirty-seven in num
ber, and all residents of Chaska village.
A Second Disagreement.
In the first trial of the suit of B. H.
Leveridge against the St. Panl Gas com
pany to recover $1,200 salary, he having
been dismissed on the ground of incom
petency to manage the company's electric
light system, after having been engaged
for a year, the jury disagreed, standing
nine against the claim of the plaintiff to
three for him. The second trial was con
cluded yesterday by the jury's being out
from 5 p.m. Monday to 3p. m. Tuesday
and coming in disagreed seven to five. At
noon the jury stood evenly divided and
asking to be discharged, Judge Wilkin
gave them a very sharp lecture, but it
proved of no use.
STILL WATER ULOBULES.
Senator Sabin returned to Washington
yesterday.
F. M. Wilson, Esq., of Red Wing, made
the city a business call yesterday.
There will be a meeting of the relief as
booiation this afternoon at 3 o'clock, at the
rooms of the Y. M. C. A. A general at
tendance is urged.
A fragrant old couple were before the
police court yesterday morning, and were
each fined $7.50 for not keeping their win
dow shutters closed.
Sheriff Holoomb is apparently well
pleased with his new boarders, all of
who™, he states, conduct themselves in a
remarkably quiet manner.
Business in the oar company's office is
being transacted with the usual system
and regularity. But little of the effects of
the recent fiery interuption being visible.
Capt. Taylor reports that all of the pa
pers and records of the Minnesota divis
ion, sons of veterans, were destroyed by
the fire of Saturday morning. It is fur
ther stated that the loss of these important
documents in most instances is irrepara
ble.
The new roof on the oell room proper
was completed at noon yesterday. All
that remains to be done before the prison
ers can be returned to their old quarters is
to get the cells thoroughly dried, whioh it
is thought will be accomplished by not
later than Friday.
It is understood that an effort is being
made to reorganize the Stillwater band.
The fir3t move towards this desirable end
is to secure tha servioes of an efficient
teacher. Mr. Frecke, of St. Paul, who is
said to be an accomplished musician, is
favorably spoken of in connection with the
position.
Mike Blake, proprietor of a saloon on
the Wisconsin side of the lake, has been
charged with selling liquor without gov
ernment license. Evidently a mistakejhas
been made by somebody. The accused
claims he has violated no law. In confir
mation of this statement he exhibited a
receipt of the oolleotor of internal revenue
at St. Paul showing that the necessary
lioense had beet obtained and paid for.
Notwithslanding this Blake was compelled
to visit Madison for the purpose of ex
plaining matters to the revenue official in
that city.
For any derangement of the digestive organs
take Allen's Iron Tonic Bitters. All genuine
bear the signature of J. P.Allen, St. Paul, Minn.
Growth of St. Paul.
| Le Sueure News.]
According to its usual custom on the
last day of each year, the St. Paul Daily
Globe came out on Monday, December
31st, with a sixteen page edition giving a
fall history of the improvements made and
the business done in the city of St. Paul
for the past year. The number was
handsomely illustrated with illustrations
of some of the public buildings aud busi
ness blocks built during the year. The
grand aggregate of money expended on
buildings and other improvements during
the year is shown to have been $10,665,440.
The wholesale trade of the city foots up to
the enormous sum of $81,353,000, showing
an Increase over the business of 1882 of
$11,671,000. The grocery trade takes the
lead of all other departments. These
figures show remarkable growth and pros
perity at the capital city, and the Globe
does itself proud in the presentation of
ths statistics to the publio through its
columns.
OFFICIAL.
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Proceeds of lie Board of Pnlc Wo*
Adjourned Meeting 1.
St. Patji., January 2,1884.
Board met at 9:30 a. m., pursuant to
adjournment of December 31 1883.
Present—Messrs. Barrett, Hoyt, Peters
and Terry.
Absent— Kcah and Mr. Presi
dent.
On motion Mr. Terry took the Chair.
PAT BOLL OF IHSPECTOBS.
12 Employes for month of December
1883 of $566.99 was examined and allowed.
On motion at 10 a. m. the Board pro
ceeded in a body to view Rice street, from
College aye. to north city limits with ref
ference to assessment tor grading said
Rice street, from Bianca street to north
line of city.
Having viewed said street the Board
returned at 12 m. and adjourned to meet
at 2 p. m. this day.
John C. Tekby, President pro tern.
R. L. Gobman, Clerk Board Public Works.
Ad.joame<! Meeting.
St. Paul, Jan. 2, 1884.
Board met at 2 p. m. pursuant to ad
journment of this day.
Present—Messrs. Barrett, Hoyt, irfoeh,
Peters, Terry and Mr. President.
Without transacting any business the
Board adjourned.
John Fabbington, President.
R. L. Gobman, Clerk Board Public Work 3.
Regular Meeting.
St. Paul, January 7, 1884.
Board met at 2 p. m.
Present—Messrs. Barrett, Hoyt, Koch,
Petera and Terry.
Absent—Mr. President.
On motion Mr. Terry took the chair.
Minutes of December 31, 1883, and
January 2, 1884, read and approved.
J. Peterson having appeared before the
Board and asked that the assessment
against lot 9, blook 68, Dayton & Irvine'3
addition to St. Paul, for constructing, re
laying and repairing sidewalks under con
tract of Peter Berkey, (Estimate No. 5,)
for the term brginning April 1, 1883, and
ending November 1, 1883, be abated, for
the reason that he had built his own side
walk in front of said prop erty, it was
ordered, after due consideration of the
facts m the case, that the assessment
($1.34) against said property be abated, so
as to conform to the faot9 ana rights of
the case as intended.
The Clerk was directed to give the first
assessment notice for the widening, open
ing and extension of Eaton street, from
Herman street to south city limits, and
Herman Btreet from the levee to Bridget
street in the Sixth ward.
Pursuant to due notice the matter of
making a correction in the assessment for
grading Portland avenne from Western
avenue to Dale street, as to the description
and owners' name of lota 22, 23 and 24 in
block 21, subdivision of blocks 19, 21 and
part of blook 20, Woodland Park addition
to St. Paul, came up, and no objection be
ing made it was ordered that the assess
ment against such property be corrected
so as to conform to the facts and rights of
the case as intended and so as to read as
follows, to-wit:
Subdivision of biocks IP, 21 and part of block
20 Woodland Park addition to Bt. Paul.
Robert Hager, N# of lot 22 blk 21 $34.50
Same N £ of lot 28 blk 2 L 32.00
Same N>£ of lot 24 blk 21 32.00
Pursuant to due notice the matter of
making and completing the assessment
for grading Third street from Broadway
to Kettson street came up, and after hear
ing all persons present interested, the
same was upon motion duly completed
and the Clerk was directed to give the con
firmation notice.
Pursuant to due notioe and the adjourn
ment thereunder, the matter of making
and completing the re-assessment
for paving Wabashaw street from
Third street to College avenne came up,
and upon motion the same was dniy com
pleted, and the Clerk was directed to give
the confirmation notioe.
Pursuant to due notice the matter of the
confirmation of the assessment for the con
struction, relaying and repairing of side
walks, under contract of Peter Bsrkey
(Estimate No. 6), for the term beginning
April 1, 1883, and ending November 1,
1883, came up, and no objection being
made the same upon motion was duly con
firmed.
Adjourned until the Bth inst. at 2 p. m.
John C. Tebby, President pro tern.
R. L. Gobman, Clerk Board of Publio Works.
Adjourned Meeting-.
St. Paul, January 8, 1884.
Board met at 2p. m. pursuant to ad
journment of the 7th inst.
Present—Messrs. Barrett, Hoyt, Koch,
Peters and Terry.
Absent —Mr. President (excused.)
On motion Mr. Terry took the ohair.
The awards of the Board of Publio
Work 6to John D. Moran for the construc
tion of a sewer on Douglas street, from
Ramsey street to Sevanth street, to John
C. McCarthy for the construction of a
sewer on Walnut street, from a point
forty-three feet north of the north line of
Oak street to Pleasant avenue, to MoAr
thur Bros., for grading Seventh street,
from Kittson street to Brook street and
from the east line of the right of way of
the St. Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba
Railroad company to Minnehaha street,
including the necessary masonry for the
viaduct over the St. Paul & Dulnth rail
road for culverts, abutment walls, retain
ing walls and piers; also for the con
struction of the iron bridge over the right
of way of the said St. Paul, Minneapolis
<fc Manitoba Railroad company;
also for the grading of Hoff
man avenue from Sixth Btreet to Seventh
street, Maria avenue, from Sixth street to
Eighth street, Hope street, from Sixth
street to Margaret street, Margaret street,
from Arcade street to Greenbrier avenue,
Sinnen street, from Sixth street to Seventh
street, Eichenwald street, from Sixth street
to Seventh street, and Bradley street, from
Woodward street to the south line of
Blocks thirteen (13) and fourteen (14), of
Brunson's addition to St. Paul, using the
surplus material from said streets to grade
Seventh Btreet and said Bradley street,were
received from the Council approved, and
upon motion the same were referred to
the City Attorney to draw contracts and
the President of the Board to execute.
j&The following resolution was adopted
to-wit:
Resolttd, That the City Attorney be re
queste ito invite Thomas Lowry, Presi
dent of the St. Paul Street Railway com
pany^ meet the Board and City Attorney
on the 14th ine t., at 4p. m.
The Engineer was instructed to prepare
plans and specifications for such side
walks as may be ordered from April Ist,
1884, to November Ist, 1884.
Order of Council to Board for formal
report on opening, widening and extend
ing Dale street, from N. line of Sec. 2G
Town 29, Range 22, for a distance of one
half mile northward. Referred to the Ea
gineer for plan of land to be taken.
Order of Council to Board for formal
| report on change of grade of Mississippi
; street, between Williams street and Minne
haha street. Referred to Engineer for
profile,
Order of Council to Board for formal
report on the construction of slope walks
on Rice street, from Bianoa street to the
northerly city limits to support street
and on the construction of a sewer on
Nina avenue, from Selby avenue to Laurel
avenue. Referred to Engineer for plan
and estimate of cost.
Order of Council to Board to let by con
tract the grading of Dakota avenue to a
partial grade sixty-six feet wide, from the
south end of Wabashaw street bridge to
Goffe street, and Goffe street to a full
grade from Dakota avenne to Caroline
street (now Dearborn street), and the
paving of Broadway from Third street to
Mississippi street, and Mississippi street
to Grove street with cedar blocks and
grange curbs. Referred to Engineer for
plans and specifications.
Order of Council to Board to build
crosswalk on the north side of Conway
street across Commercial street. Laid
over.
Adjourned until the 11th inst. at 7:30
p. m.
John C. Tekby, President pro tern.
R. L.Gobmas, Clerk Board Public Works.
Adjourned Meeting.
St. Paul, January 11, 1884.
Board met at 7:30 p. m. pursuant to
adjournment of the Bth inst.
Present: Messrs. Barrett, Hoyt, Koch
and Peters.
Absent: Messrs. Terry and Mr. Presi
dent.
On motion Mr. Hoyt took the chair.
Pursuant to due notice and the adjourn
ment thereunder the matter of making and
completing the assessment for grading
Rice street, from Bianca street north to
north line of city on the line of said Rice
street, between College avenne and the
north city limits came up, and after hear
ing all persons present interested, said
matter was adjourned until the 31st inst.
at 2 p. m,
John F. Hoyt, President pro tern.
R. L. Gobman, Clerk Board Public Works.
Kegular Meeting.
St. Paul, Jan. 14.1884.
Board met at 2 p. m.
Present—Messrs. Barrett, Hoyt, Koch,
Peters and Terry.
Absent—Mr. President, (exoused).
On motion Mr. Terry took the chair.
Minutes of the Tth, Bth and 11th in3ts.
read and approved.
Bids were opened and read for grading
Fillmore avenne (formerly McCarthy
street) to a partial grade and lull width
from State street to the proposed levee,
as follows, to-wit:
H. J. Farrell (info;mal) $11,900
H. J. Farrell being the only bidder,
and his bid being informal, the same was
upon motion rejected, and upon further
motion the plans and specifications in the
matter of said . grading were referred to
the Engineer for modifications.
P. V. Dwyer made application and sub
mitted bond for plumber's license, which
application was granted in accordance
with the rales and ordinances and bond
approved.
The affidavit of Caspar Poetz that the
sidewalk in front of lots 7 and 18, Brown's
subdivision of east half of block 18, Still
son, Brown & Ramsey's addition, was built
by private contract the previous year, and
requesting that the assessment of $9.89
against said property for the construction,
relaying and repairing sidewalks under
contract of Puter Berkey (estimate No.
4) for term beginning April 1, 1883, and
ending November 1,1883, be abated, was,
upon motion, referred to the Engineor for
report of facts in the case.
The Clerk was directed to give the first
assessment notice for the construction of a
sewer on Walnut street, from a point 43
feet north of the north line of Oak .street
to Pleasant avenue, and on Douglas street,
from Ramsey street to Seventh street.
Pursuant to due notice the matter of the
confirmation of the assessment for the
construction of a °ewer on St. Peter street,
from Martin street to Summit avenue,
oame up, and no objections being made,
the same was upon motion duly oon
tinued.
Pursuant to due notice the matter of the
confirmation of the assessment for grad
ing Mackubin street, from University ave
nue to Charles street, oame up, and no ob
jections being made, the same was upon
motion duly confirmed.
The following estimates were examined
and allowed, to wit.
Estimate No. 4, Seventh street sewer
(Goodrich to Jefferson avenue!, Warne &
Stockton, contractors, amount d«e,
$1,190.00.
Estimate No. 1, St. Peter street sewer,
Daniel Mullen, contractor, amount due,
$2,312.00.
Estimate No. 8, Western avenue sewer
system, Doherty & Doherty, contractors,
amount due, $82G.*J0.
Estimate No. 3, Pleasant avenue grad
ing, James Murnane, contractor, amount
due, $1,530.00.
Estimate No. 2, Rice street grading,
Morton <fc Terry, contractors, amount due,
$1,827.50.
Estimate No. 2, Sherman street grading.
M. O'Tocle, contractor, amount dne,
$935.00.
Adjourned until the 10th inst. at 9:3(
a. m.
John C. Tebby, President pro tern.
R.L.GoBMAN,CIerk Board of Public Works
Adjourned 3le«ting.
St. Paul, Jan. 16, 1884.
Board met at 9:30 a. in. pursuant to
adjournment of the 14th inst.
Present—Messrs. Barrett, Hoyt, Kooh
and Peters.
Absent—Messrs. Terry and Mr. Presi
dent, (excused.)
On motion Mr. Hoyt took the chair.
On motion at 9:45 the Board proceeded
in a body to view the following streets, lo
wit:
Walnut street,from a point 43 feet north
of the north line of Oak street to Pleasant
avenne, and Douglas street, from Ramsey
street to Seventh street, with reference to
making assessments for sewer oc said
streets.
Eaton street from Herman street (now
Eaton avenue) to south city limits, and
Herman street (now Eaton avenue), from
the Levee to Bridget street (now Chicago
ayenue), with reference to making assess
ments for the opening, widening and ex
tension of said streets.
Rice street, from College avenue to north
line of city, and such other property as
may be deemed benefited thereby with
reference to making assessment, for grad
ing said Rice street from Bianca street,
north to north line of city.
Having viewed said streets the Board
returned at 4 p. m., and adjourned until
the 17ch inst. at 9:39 a. m.
John F. Hoyt, President pro tern.
R. L. GoBaiAN, Clerk Board Public Worke.
Adjourned Meeting.
St. Paul, Jan. 17, 1884.
Board met at 9:30 a. m., pursuant to ad
journment of the ICth inst.
Present—Messrs. Barrett, Hoyt, Peters
and Terry.
Absent—Messrs. Kooh and Mr. Presi
dent (excused).
On motion Mr. Terry took the ohair.
On motion at 9:45 a. re. the Board pro
ceeded in a body to view the following
streets, to-wit:
Seventh street from Kittson street to
Broad street, and from the east line of the
right of way of the St. Paul, Minneapolis
& Manitoba Railroad company to Minne
haha street, Hoffman avenue from
Sixth street to Seventh streei,
Maria avenue from Sixth street to
Eighth street, Hope street from
Sixth street to Margaret street, Margaret
street from Arcade street to Greenbrier
avenue, Linean street, from Sixth street to
Seventh Btreet,Eichenwaldstrfet,from Sixth
street to Seventh street and Bradley street
from Woodward street to the south line of
blocks 13 and 14 of Branson*.} ftJJ.ition to
St. Paul, and sach other property &a may
be deemed benefited IhourtiJ. with refer
ence to making asaes'nient for grading
said streets and including the necessary
masonry for the viadnct over the St,
Paul &, Dnluth railroad for culverts, abat
ment wall?, Tetaioius,' wsi'.s nnd piers, and
- the construction of an iron bridge over
i the right of way of the .St. Paul, Minne
apolis & Manitoba Railroad company.
Having viewed said streets Ibe Board
returned at sp. ni., and without transact
ing any other business adjourned.
John C. Tkkky, President pro tern.
R. L. Gosman, Clerk Board of Pablic Work?.
. itOCHESTKIt.
The two bands which recent^ consoli
dated have again dissolved each returning
to its former love.
A. J. Gooding started for Joliet, Illinois,
Susda} evening, to attend the. funeral of
his deceased brother.
The Southern Minnesota Poultry asso
ciation is actively preparing for the exhi
bition to be held tiieru three wee!:« hence.
The programme offered covers sixteen
classes. The association 13 receiving the
liberal encouragement and assistance of
the business men of the city, who have
offered about ninety speatal premiums
amounting to $175.
It is a fact which can lw proven by a 6icg!o
trial, that the flavor given to cakes, puddings,
creams and sauces by Dr. Trice's Special Flav
oring Extracts, are a* natural a? the fruit from
■which they are mado. Dr. Price's for creams,
cakes, etc., are a» much unliko, in delicate
flavor and strength, the cheap extracts, as can
possibly be imagined.
LEGAL
IBOTICS OF 111 SALE.
Notice is hereby given, that i will; tm Friday, tie
16th day of February. laSi, al eleven o'clock in tie
forenoon of that day sell at public auction at So.
421 Wabaahati street, in th? city o( Sain; Paul,
Bamsey county, Minnesota; one certain <i irk brown
mare, called Pet, now own ■! an > belonging u>
James Goodhue. That raid c.a'>? will b? made to
foreclose a cdrtain lieu on said mare, aow held! by
me for labor bestowed on slid mart', ami for safe'.y
keeping and storing the same at the roiniMt of the
owner or lawful possessor thereof. That tfco
amount of said lien is the Bun of siity-two dollars
['$62.00J, no part of which h«s be>.m paid and no
proceedings have heretofore beou taken to collect
the same, and that the said mare will be fold at the
time and place above nUte<l for the purpose of dis
charging said lien, pursuant to tuj btutute in such
case made and provide*'.
St. Paul, January 25, H-ii
jan23-wed-4w F. X, 15KO3SEAU.
CTATE OF MINNESOTA, COUNTY OF UAM-
C> Bey, em.—ln Probate Court, Kpocial term, January
22, 1884.
In the matter of the estat9 of Henry L. Carey,
deceased.
On reading and filing the- i«jtition of l"iz» Carey,
administratrix of the ostato of Bonry 1.. Carey,
deceased, rejTt-v-itip.^j.i ■ other things that '!.<■
has fully administered 8a ■ estate, an J praying that
a time and place be fix -4 for examining aud ulloif
ing her account of admiration, aul for the
assignment of tho residue of xai.t BnUiUt to heirw;
It is ordered, that said account bo examined, acd
petition heard, by the Judge Of thi.* Court, on Tue«
day, the 19th day of February, A. D, 1884. at ten
o'clock a. in., at the probate office in said county.
And it Is further ordered, that notice thereof to
given to all persons interested, by publishing
a copy of this order for tore ■ racceaiive week 4
prior to said day of hearing in Ilia Daxli Olobk, i\
newspaper printed and published at Bai Paul, in
said county. By the court,
[l. s.J WIT. B. M '.:. iRTV
Jndga of Probate.
Attest: Fkank Eobkbt, Jr., Clerk.
I jllliii-W -d ■■!•*•
oTATK MINNESOTA, BOUNTY. or RAMSEY.
i> 68—District Court, Second Judicial District.
Winchester and Partridga Manufacturing Company,
plaintiff, vs. A. B. Kcl^llan as ! C. I). Marshal!,
whooe trno Christian annum are to plaintiff un
knowß, oopartnera doing business under the nrui
name and style of McLel ■ t n.i'. Harshall, de
fendants.
summons:
The State of Minnesota to the ai>oyo named de
ff.'i.t-intt" :
Yon, and each of you, are hereby summoned and
required to answer the complaint of tiiu plaintiff
in the above entitled action, which baa heretofore
been filed in the office of the clerk of Bald court,
and to serve a copy of your answer to sal I emu
plaint on the cub-cril>- re, at their office, in the
city of Saint Paul, in the county of Ramsey,within
twenty days after the service of this summon cpoii
you. exclusive of tho day of Bach M)rvic«, and if
you fail to answer the Bald complaint within the
time aforesaid, the plaintiff iv Ihid action will Uik"
judgment against you andcuchof you fortho sum of
three hundred, o netyfoui and (il-UM) (tW4 01-100)
dollars, with interest thore-iu from Ilia .rid day of
November, A. I). !:■&!, at the rate of veven (T)per
ant. per annum t geth rwl l the c:nyis and dis
bursements herein.
HOP.TON & MOUKI3ON,
Plaintiff* Attorneys, St Paul, Minn.
jan23-wed-7wr
QTATE OF MINNESOTA, COUNTY OF RAMSEY,
)O District Court, 'Second Judicial District.
• Anna A. Johnson vs. George John-ion.
BUSH.
The State of Minnesota, to the above corned de
fendant:
You are hereby summnnvl and required to an
swer to the complaint iv this action, which i- on
tile in the office of the clerk of the district court,
in the city of St, Pant, ami to nerve v copy of yoar
answer to the said complaint on the subscriber, at
his office in the city of St. Paul, within thirty day-"
after the service of this gammons upon too, ex
clusive of the dny of such service, and if yon fail
to answer the *•;:: i complaint within tho time afore
eale, the plaintiff in mis action will apply to the
court for the relief demanded in the couulaint.
Dated January -'.?, 1861.
8. L. PIERCE,
Plaintiff's Attorney, at. Paul, Minn.
jan23-wi-d:Gw '
OTATE OF MINN: COUNTY OK ICAMSLT.
O ■-. Municipal Court, City of f.t. Pur.i.
D. J. McNerney, plaintiff, against Charles Hyett,
defendant.
6UMMCXS FOB PUBLICATION.
The State of Minnesota to the above uarned de
fendant:
You are hereby m:mmone<l to be and appear be
fore the Municipal Court o! th ■ city of Saint PcrJ,
Kamsey count). Minnesota, at a term thereof to bo
holden on Tuesday, tho 19th day of February , A. D.
1881, at the opening of the court on th*t day, at 10
o'ciock a. in. of said last mentioned day, and an
swer to D. -!. MeNeraej, whose complaint is on file
id said court in a civil action, and wha demand*
judgment against yon therein for the sura of $V»i
with interest from the Tth day of December, A. D.
1833, beside*) the coats and disbursements of thi*
action. Should yon fail to appear at the time and
place aforesaid, judgment will'l •• rendered against
you for said sum of $128, with Interest as aforesaid,
together with said c»»t« and disbursements.
Witness the Honorable Walter T. Burr, Munici
pal Judge, at the City of St Paul, Btate
and county aforesaid, this 'J2d day of Jar
uary, A. D. 1884.
[Seal of the Municipal Court. J
FBANK FAIRCHILD,
Cleric of tha Municipal Court, by 11. N. Clouse,
deputy.
Ebwin, Ryan & Itbs, Attorneys for plaintiff.
jan2'{-wed 4w
CIIRCUIT COURT 01 THE UNITED STATES
\ / of America, in and for the District of Min
nesota.
Fayetta Comity Savings Bank, complainant, against
Gorhara P. Gould and George B. Gould, defend
ant.-.
Pursuant to the decree of the Circuit Court of
he United BtatesoJ America for the district of
Minnesota made in this cause at the December
jena thereof, A. I). 1883, on the £2d day of Deoeir
)er, A. D. 1683, the undersigned, a master in
:hancery of said court, -will tell at public auction
o the highest bidder for cash, on Thursday, tk»*
ith day of February, A. D. 18S4, ttt eleven o'clock
n the forenoon, at the front entrance to the United
states Custom House, oil W'abeshaw street, in the
!ity of St. Paul in said district (the place of holding
said court to satisfy the sum ef £2,099.27, found
Ine the plaintiff by said decree, with Interest from
md sinceltlie 2&th day of March, A. D 1882, at the
ate of 7 per cent. p?r aomua, and costs, the fo?
--owing described real estate, to-wit: Lots three
3), four (4) asd five (5) and lot "E" of lot two (2),
as per plat of said l»t "£" bow of record in the
>ffice of the Register of Deeds in and for Wright
souaty, Minnesota], all in section three (3), town
hip US, range twenty-seven (27); also lot nine (9)
n block twelve (12) in toe village of Howard Lake,
ill and singular, the above premise-! situate and
King in Wright county, Mirawota.
St. Paul, December 22,18KJ.
WILLIAM A. SPBNCEE,
Master in Chancery.
Hileb H. Hokton, Plaintiff's Solicitor.
. deciiG-wed-7w
i<TATE OF MINNESOTA, COUNTY OP RAMSEY
' District Comt, Second Judicial District. '
Amelia Owen Iglehart, plaintiff, against G orsie W
Norton, William F.Norton, Mar.a S. is. Heyliii
and Eudora M. Heylin, defendants.
SOMMONH.
Pne State of Minnesota to the above named defend
ants: ■
You, and each of you; are hereby summoned and
•equired to answer the complaint in this action,
»hich has been filed with the clerk of said court,
md to serve a copy of your answer to the said com
jlaint, on the subscriber, at his office, iv the city of
it. Paul, in the county of P.Emsey and State of Min
lesota, wTthia twenty days after the service of thi-i
summons upon yon, exclusive of the day of such
service; and if you fail to answer the said complaint
rtthin the time aforesaid, the plaintiff will apply
o the court for the relief demanded therein.
A. K. CAPEHART, '
» x , Plcintiff's Attorney, e.t. Paul. Minn.
Dated January 21st, 1S&1. jan23-wed-6w

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