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TROUBLOUS TRADING. The Grain Markets at Chicago Com pletely Demoralized. WHEAT COXES DOWN 1 FULL CENT. An Active Trade and Higher Values foi Provisions. RTKO • EFFORT TO BREAK PRICES. Leading Railway Shares Active and Quoted Higher. CHICAGO. [Special Telegram to the Globe.l CmcAGo, Jan. 31.—Everything indicated last night r. -harp advance in prices this J iriorniag. 'i bulls in provisions were not disappoii. :. Bayers of grain at last night's fig-ui. .-> are all cut of pocket. Ileoeipts of wheat. were pnall but cab'es wero lor/er and New York was weal:. V7ors6 Jhaa all, all day there were apparently a good many more sellers then buyers. Perhaps (January thaw which had begun to cut a figur9 nlong with tho other bu!l arguments hud blown away over night, v.nd that nothing appeared this morning from ths Ohio rivers which were to overflow their bank?, had something to do, too, with the decline. At v.ay rate wheat was dull and lower. There was very little life about the pit, and one did .not have to go upon the " flour to find this out. The figures sent over the tape indicated it. The May option started at 98%0, last night's close, and after a whole forenoon's wrangling, bid and of fering, baying and selling, dropped lc. The decline even over this little ground was not steady either. The one-eighths were added and subtracted with provoking irregularity. At one moment May stood at !'B^c, at the next at 98%e, perhaps at the very next at 1)8^0. It was a slow, uninteresting market devoid utterly of incident worthy of men tion. •a was no more interesting. Reoeipts W6re large—33s cars for tho middle of the week—acd the inspection was splendid; 14:; graded No. 2. "Suppose," says a trader, "that we will it that all corn whioh is arriving now was Rtartsd to catch the January eUvnnce, aud that cars started six vrrek3 ago are only arriving now. Thi- does not explain tho magnificent [uality of the corn. Last year there wero received in tho month of January 9,123 cars of corn. Of this whole number only 1.822, or lo.'?s than 20 per coat., graded No. 2. List January Hirdy ran the prioe of oorn up to aiiout 70 cents. This year the olique ran it up ouly to G-4e, and only kept it there a day. There was a greater incent ive last year for a careful inspection of corn than there has been this; but of oorn now arriving nearly 50 per osnt. has the whole month gone No. 2. I don't under stand it ftt all except upon the story tnat a great blunder had been made by those who figured this a small and bad corn crop. It is to my mind 100 per cent, better than that of a year ago. Just at tho close there were larger sell ing orders from New York, and Kershaw sold large blocks. John Lester & (Jo. sold half a million bushels. Later it became known thit Thomas, a London broker, had failed for £1,000,000, and every one wanted to sell grain. They Bay wheat is getting scarce throughout the northwest. Mr. Bige'ow of Wall & Bigelow, exhibited a letter on 'change to-day from his St. Paul house, who say the managers of the Sterratt Elevator company, heavy purchasers of wheat in the coantry, cay that at thirty-one station? on the St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba road where they boy wheat, the reoeipts have fallen off to 500 bushels per day, whereas in November and December these thirty one stations famished 20,000 to 30,000 pei day. It is expected that there will be large delivßrie3 of both wheat and corn on tomorrow. Several large houses were making them up to-day. The feeling 3eeu>3 to bo that after the Ist prox., if tha financial aspect does not become mor<* troubled than at present, speculation in grain will be more active. The feature of the provision pit was enormous sales of pork and lard by Nat Jones, presumably for himself and Reom. When the market opened at §16.60 he of fered 15,000 barrels and sold it in all kinds of lots to the crowd. Prices went higher despite this big load. At $16.65 he is said to have sold 10,000 barrels more in very large jags to Robert Warren, Armour, Singer and others, at $1667%, to which the market moved; he .-.- ■;<> enough pork to make his sales for ; hi •■ lLiioon 38,000 barrel?. He also i* said to have said in the neighborhood of 20,000 tierces of lard. When he was through the market was almost as low as it was last night. His tremendous offering broke prices. On call he continued his raiding, sell.Eg a single lot of 10,000 bar rels to Warren at §16.50 for June and 10, --000 barrels were offered at §16.60 for July. May closed at $16.45 May lard closed at $7.30; May wheat 97%@98c- and May corn at 57-^c bid. The flour market remains anil and the feeling weik. There is an almost total absence of demand. Local jobbers bought a few lots to sapply their necessary wa^ts, but are not inclined to increase their stocks. Shippers are not receiving any ordors, and exporters claim it would re quire lower prioea to induce trading. Wic ter wheat flour is quotable at $4.7, r;@s 60 for good to choice; soft spring wheat at $firstname.lastname@example.org and Mm:-t-otaßakers' at $4*50 @5.25. Patents ranged at $5.50 @6.25, and some brands were held higher. Low grades were $email@example.com. Rye flonr $firstname.lastname@example.org. Bu-.-kwheat flour $5.50@6. Receipts of cattle were 2,000 less than the corresponding day last week. Now, the increase of the first days of the week has been reduced, and the prospects are that the number 1: will run below those of last week. Trade ruled quiet, and prices steady on all grades except the west ship ping and expert. The quality of the cat tle is very poor, and prices are about a3 uneven as the stock. Dressed beef buyers are once more compelled to take common and light cattle cf 1,000 lbs., and thereabouts, hence these sorts are selling quicker and for higher prices than feeders want to pay, A load or of good export steers sold at $GZO end one at $7. Reciepls of hogs show slight decrease compared with lho corresponding day last week, jet for the week so far, the arrivals are greater by nearly 10,000 than for the same time a week ago. The market opened slow, with an advance of o@loo on pack ing and choice assorted Sight. Common li^ht or "light-light" and best heavy did cot ee!l much higher than for tha past three dajp, the demand was ■ mainly for packing grade 3 that Bold at a very wide range, gay f5.80@G.G5, the great ! bulk email@example.com. Receipts of sheep were about the samo o? a respond] day last wetk, bat for the vresh go far there has bten an increase. Trade- was again slow at pr;ec:3 unsatis factory for shippers. A good deal of money has been lost by shippers oa common and medium stock this week. There was little or no change in prices as compared with yesterday, but the market generally is 25 to 50c lower than laEt ■week. Fair to good 100 pound sheep are stilii^ at $4.75@55, 90 pound at $4 @ss; and com mon at $'.'.f,o@ $3. A lot pi 44G sold to day averaging a shade over 100 at $5; 162 averaging 101 at $4.90; 190 averaging 96 at $4.50; a lot cf fancy, mostly lambs, sold at $5.65. Vhicnrjo Financial. IBpacial Telegram to the Globe. | Chicago, Jan. Si .—The banks report a fairly activo market for money, and borrowers in good standing havo no difficulty in obtaining the needful on the right kind of security at 0(0,7 per cent. Eastern exchange between city bonds continues steady, and Bales to-day wore at 60c. premium per $1,000. Bank clearings add up $6,142,000 against 55,921,000 yesterday. A moderate amount of currency was forwarded to country points. Sshwartz & Dupee received the follow ing to-night from Henry Clews & Co., by pri vate wire: "The market opened 6trong and showed a good front most of the day, but has been eveut ful for bagging profits, as we suggested it was to do yesterday. The realizing lias been in this way in tho aggregate very large. Tho up move, however, ba" been a brilliant success, and most of the credit is due to Jay Gould, the principal leader ia connection there with. Tho stront of late has been more or less excitement ia regard to the Baggestion for tho removal of tho exchange. In reference thereto we express the following views: The legislative member who introduced a bill a few days ago to abolish ail transactions in stocks other than those represented by actual stock in hand at the time of the eale should himself to be too big a fool for a legislator, if that is possible, but afar more fit inmate for a lunatic asylum, as there he could indulge in his peculiar ideas without doincj himself any rnora harm than he ia hkoly to do by his splurging around at Albany with his feeble attempts at law-making. While the subject is now being discussed about removing the New York stock exchange, which is merely at present a matter talked about, still if such a bill as re ferred to was passed, it wonld make a removal of the exchange imperative,not to Union square, but to Jersey City, and thus build up that at present quiet suburban town to be the great fi nancial market of this hemisphere, i n place of New York. Banks,trust and insuranc ecompanies do not make the Wall street financial activity not withstanding they contribute largely to the stone walls of the street, which would remain to bear witness of the pa*t if the exchacge 6hould be removed from its present locality, as business will follow the institution wherever it may elect to go, and Wall street be reduced thereby to a skeleton of its former self in a very 6hort time, and stand only to represent many wrecked fortunes entailed upon owners of real estate in and about its vicinity. NEW i'OUK. i Special Telegram to iho Globe.] New YoKK,Jan. 31.—The market opened very steady with brokers of prominent operators buying the list. Ball points wf.rs given wut to buy Louisville & Nash ville for a risa of 10 points. This stock advanced steadily from 173£ to 4'J, and was ilia faatnro of the day. There waa very strong buying of Northwestorn dur ing the first two hours. Towards the mid dla of the d.'.y the market was feverish and hesitating, which was followed during the last hour with bear talk and lower prices. Points were given out to bay AVestern Union, and it is noticeably strong at decline. Trans actions werh large in Louisville and Nash ville. Canadian Pacific was in good sup ply at declining prices. The market is simply held by the manipulation cf the bulls. A Livejy Time. Sanfbascisco, Jan. 31.— 0n. the opening of the cable road to Ocean Eeach a number of whisky, hot coffee and doughnut sellers, headed by Denim Kearney, jumped a strip of land lying between the confines of Golden Gate park and high water mark. They built shanties and began plying their: trade, to the annoyance of respecta ble visitors. Quiet effort 3 were made to evict thsm, but failed, the squatters claim, ing they were on United States land be yond the city or state authority. Early this morning the park commissioners, with 25 man and six policeman, all armed, pro ceeded to Hoodlumville, and quietly wiped the town out. The boards and other property were piled into heaps awaiting the arrival of the owners, who, on an alarm being given, rushed to the spot, but too late to prevent the demolition. Blood shed was expeoted, but no resistance vvaa offered. A. 11. Nicolaj, Auctioneer, ceils to-morrow (Saluiday) choice West St. Paul property at auction, at 10 a. m., at the Minne sota Real Estate exchange, No. 70 East Third street. For particulars see advertisement under Nicolay's auctions. Two New SUtrs, Chicago, Jan. 31. —McVioker's theßtre held a large audience to-night, to hear the new tenor, Signor Anton, who appeared for the first time before an American audience, in Mapleson's Opera company, to be measured by critics. He achieved a snooesa and met «ith favor from the criti cal audience, earning threa recalls. Mile Blaiu:be Iforis, the new saprano, who likewise made her initial appearance in America, wa3 also well received. ©aity ST. PAUL, MINN., FKIDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 1, 1884. WASHINGTON. A LAUGH DELEGATION OF V.4KO TZAKB AT THE CAPITAL. They Want Both Division and Adinirsion— Over Fourteen Hnndred New J'easiou IJ1I1« Kelore the House—Adverse Keaort on Claims Against the Government—ltan (JalVs Tariff Policy Not Likely to Cause Trouble—Troubie About Finding Men to Investigata Koifer and Eoyntou— Social Events. fSpecU Tolegram to the Globe. 1 ' Washington, Jan. 31.—Dakota is at present represented here arnoDg others by Hon. E. F. Pettiffiew and Judge W. W. Brookinge, of Sioux Falls, Judge G. C. Moody, B. G. Caulfield, R. C. Lake, Judge Luce an I Mr. Roaiaa, of Dandwood, Mr. OffeJibncb, of Caster, Mr. Day, of Spring field, Mr. Smith, of the Huron Time?, Mr. Green, of Chamberlain, Mr. John R. King, of the berlain Register, acd Mr. Wolis, of Pierre. Th( gentlemen are all wermly in favcr of statehood and of a di vision of the territory, and the Black Hills and Missouri river representatives are farther interested in advocating the opening of the Sioux Indian reservation by which railroad facilities oan be extended to Dead wood to the great advantage of Black Hills raining, farming cad manufacturing interests, which are now suffering Peri ously from heavy rates of freight and in convenience of access. Members of this Dakota delegation cay they do not ask for admission until the next session of con gress, and are indifferent whether admitted under the constitution made at Sioux Falls and ratified by the people or under an enabling act passed by congress. NEW PENSION 81L,t,8. Out of about 5,000 bills introduced into j the house this session, 1,400 are pension bills relative to the late war. The work of the committee on invalid pensions, among whom these bills are divided for examina tion and report, is really more than they can attend to, even with the assistance of two or three clerks allowed the committee. | One western member has hit upon a plan which he thinks will lift the weight of the j load from his shoulders. He has assorted the bills assigned to him and will request the patron of each bill to furnish him in writing r statement of the case and the reason why the name ct the person should bo put upon the pension roll or tho pen sion increased as the case may be. From the replies he will form his own judge ment and report to the full committee. He says that if the bills mean anything j the members who introduced them in the house ought to be willing to make the statement he desired. CLAIMS AGAINST THE GOVEBNMENT. It has peen noticed that quite a number of bills, especially against the government have been returned to the house with adverse reports.' This is •■ in" pursuance of the policy suggested by Mr. Carlisle to committee chairmen that when ever a committee finds that the evidence before them does not warrant a favorable report the case should be returned to the house at once with an adverse report and be laid upon the table. This policy will tend to free the committee dockets from cases that are practically dead, and to prevent the cases adversely reported from being reopened until the next session of con gress, and not even then unless now evidence can he presented in support of them. bandall's taeiff policy. Early in the session it was 3aid that Mr. Randall was plotting to defeat tariff revision by rushing appropriation bills so that congress might adjourn in April, leaving the tariff untouched. Now that two months of the session have passed without one of these bills having been re ported to the house, or even acted on by the bill committee, they say Randall is holding back the appropriation bills go that he can bring them in late in the ses sion and crowd out the tariff bill." The truth is that Randall is not troubling himself about tariff legislation. He has his hands full to look after the work of his own committee, and the delay of the appropriation bills is chiefly due to the sickness of members of the sub-com mittees to whom the pension, military academy, and fortification bills were re ferred. POES INSPECTION. The proposed system of inspection of hog product designed for export is meet ing with an unexpected opposition. It is claimed that the subject is one with which the states alone can deal, and that the na tional government has no jurisdiction. Objection is also made to increasing the force of officeholders which would natu rally follow the creating of a new branch of the publio servio*. Mr. P. Belmont has prepared a resolution instructing the ju diciary committee to consider the consti tutional point and report at tho earliest practical moment. He was in consulta tion with Mr. Morrison to-night, and his advice will probably determine whether the resolution shall be introduced. THE EEIFEB-BOYNTON COMMITTEE. The speaker has some difficulty in mak ing selections of members to serve on the Keif er-Boynton committee, because one of the parties is an ex-opeaker and because both Baynton and Keifer are Republicans. | This latter consideration may causa Mr. Carlisle to give the Republicans a majority oa the committee. At any rate Mr. Keifer's friends claim that he ought to do so, end it is understood th*t his bosom friends, Read, of Maine, and Calkins, of Missouri, shall be appointed. Nobody wants to serve on the committee, because the in vestigation will be disagreeable at best, and it is difficult to see how tha truth can be [reached, because Mr. Kiifer alleges that the attempt to use him for corrupt purposes occurred in a room where there were no persons present but himself and Boynton. A POSTOFFICE DIKKBB. Postmaster General and Mrs. Gresham gave a dinner in honor of the president this evening. Mrs. and Miss Greshsm were the . only ladies at the table, which was handsomely decorated with flowers 4f&& 1| % . and laid with covers for sixteen. The guests were Pr£3idbnt Arthur, Secretary Lincoln, Secretary Chandler, Attorney General Brewster,Secret2ryTeller, Justices Wood 3, Gray and BlatohforJ, Mr. Geo. Bancroft, Senator Sawyer, Representative Hitt, Assistant Postmaster General and Judge Butler, of lodianapolie. A CAED KF.CEPTI6N- Secretary and Mrs. Frelinghuysen gave a card reception at their residence this evening, which was largely attended in spite of the rain. Mr 3. FreliDghuysen was assisted in receiving by her daughters the elder Miss Frelin^huysen presiding j over the table in the dining room. Mre. Frelinghnyc-en rec^iveO. her gnest3 in a toilet of black satis and silver brocade, JJiss F elinghuysen wearing a silver jjray dress relieved with lacy flounce?, and Miss Lucy Frelm^huysen a 7?hit9 ilk rallied with lace; Mr?. Brfixster was attired in white crape with- falls of openwork em broidery; M'ma Prc-scon, of flayti, wcra a flame colored satin end gold brocade; Coalites Se-se", a of Sweden, a silver ray satin brocaded in black; Visoour.te?s Eogneiras, of Portugal, a black i satin dre.=s with lo? aoraage nud draperies of black lace; th Russian minister's wife M'mo Destrune, worf. a black gold brccada an ornaments of large turquoise; Coun tess Darsohot, of Belgicm wore a crimson satin with panels of heavy gold brocade; M'me Godey, of Chili, was attired in white silk embroidered with white jet, and Mrs. I Carter, wife of the Hawaaiau minister, a trained dress of black velvet with point lace fi3chu. Mrs. Pendleton'3 dress was of electric blue ottoman silk and bro caded velvet, and Mrs. Bower), of Col orado, ro3e colored brocade ' and Spanish lace. Mrs. Miller, of California, was attired in white moire em broidered with white jet;; Mre. G. W. ateele, wore a shell pink ottoman silk with front of chene brocade; Mrs. Dorsheimer, a black velvet with front of gold and whito brocide; Mrs. J. G" Cannon, a tur quois blue brocaded satin with trimmings cf point lace and large boquot of roses; Mrs. Ranrom W. Dunham, black I velvet trimmings of point lace; Mrs. His | cock, lilac brocaded satin combined with ' white satin, and embroidered with pearls; Mrs. Leopold Morse, a trained dress of mahogany velvet w;th satin I front embroidered in colored baada and ornaments of very large diamonds; Mrs. Felix, of Chicago, pomegrcinite silk, with i bands of gold brocade and trimmings of tine lace. AmoDg those present were At torney General and Mrs. vaster, Mieaes Mathew3, Senator Aldrich, tho Haytian, Swedish, Portuguese, Russian, British, Belgian, German, Hawaiian. Brazilian, Argentine and Chilian ministers and their wives; Senators Miller, Bowen and Pen dleton; Representatives Steele, Dunham, Millard, Hi3cook, Morsa and Phelps; Mr. Lowndes," Hon. Horatio Barchard and Lieutenant Buchanan. -, _ , Justice and Mrs. Wood's gave the last of their series of Thursday evening recep tions to-night, and the attecdance was un usually large. | Western Associated Press . I yOBFEITED LAND GEANTS. The house committee on public lands has decided to report the bill declaring the forfeiture of the entire land grant of the Oregon Central railroad, a line proposed between Astoria and Portland. The for feiture to be declared on the ground that the main iine of the road, and for whioh the grant was made, was never constructed. There were 1,180, --000 acres in the grant. A BKEEZE. During the discussion in the senate on the Greely relief bill, Secretary Chandler was quite severely criticised. Senator Saulsbury thought it was the duty of the secretary of the navy to execute the laws as enacted by the legislative government and if he had any suggestions to make, they should be made at the right time. Am soon as the senate had adopted the provis ion to which the secretary was opposed, that gentleman had set to work to counter act the effect of the senate's action. While willing to concede to the secretary of the navy- all bis due* Saul&baiy trusted that ths lime woula nevtr come when the United States I senate would abdicate its functions and 1 place them in the kesping of the secretary of ths navy or any other body. Senator MoPherson alluding to that portion of the bin granting an unlimited appropriation] said that when the JeanneUa had been for a year and a hal.' in the northern seas, unheard of, a condition of tbings existed not unlike the pie?ent. The then secre tary of the navy came before congress and was able to furnish estimates of the cost of the relief expedition and the amount called for was freely given. He saw no reason why congress should not . place some limit to the amount of money which the secretary of the navy might use for the work. As the bill stood it would give that secretary the power which congress ought never to give any officer of the govern ment. When the bill was first discussed senators were heard objecting to this want of limitation in the amount to be expend ed, but since that tim 9 tho senate seemed to have discovered that it was not a prop er thing to do to interfere with the secre tary of the navy in any thing on which ha had set his heart. As the bill stood it was one which for sublime ancUcity and bold impudence had never been paralleled in either house of congrtse. He wished it Bndeistood, without any res ervation whatever, that, tho secretary of the navy did not seem to comprehend that the people of this country had not iap it confidence in him. Senator Allison staled that this bill had no. eir a iaU d frcm the secretary of the navy, nor even from the senate, but had came without any limita tion or appropriation from the house of representatives, a body controlled by the party to which the senator from New Jersey (lioPhearson) beloaged. Senators Hale and Sherman defended Chandler. OmOEBS ON DUTY. Senator Sewell reported favorably to day from the commitee on military affairs, a bill which provides that no regimental or oompany officer shall hereafter be Je tiohed from duty with bis regiment or company more than three years eoDsec utively, and any officer heretofore or here after detailed, who shall ba returned to duty with his company or regiment shall not be again detailed, except temporarily, and not then for a period of more than sixty days, until after the expiration of three years frcm the return to his company or regi- j ment. Tha secretary of war and General ! Saeridan oppose the provisions of the bill on the ground that they could not be car ried oat without great detriment to the service, and because its enactment into law would so abridge the powers of the president and those under him, aa to seri ously- impair the administration of the army. Sheridan does not think it proper for congress to assume direction over what properly belongs to the details of the in ternal economy of the army. POBK INSPECTION. Secretary Frelinghuyfien haviog recom- ended the inaction of American pork, the question of the constitutionality of sach legislation ha 3 b9sn raised, Repre sentative Belmout prepared the following resolution in regard to the subject: Resolved, That tho committee on judi onry ba directed to immediately inqu.re and report whether or not congress has the power to regulate oommeroe between the United States and foreign nations by thy impo.-ition of uniform federal inspection lawt), any prohibition hindrance, or to bunhen or tax American pork destined for exportation from any state with =aid inspection, the 1-".W3 bains; oa!y intended to ascertain and attest tha qual ity of such American pork ?ir.u Lot to en force inspection laws on any ate of the United States or the general revenue and navigation requirements of the federal governments as ths several ports of ex port applicable to all merchandise to be exported. Also whether any stato in the United States may not by it* inspection law?, absolutely necessary for tho purpose require the pork intended for exportation from that state to bo inspected and mark ed by the officers of such state, and by a proper tax defray the'oxpenaea of such in spection and marking. Senator Blair reported from the oom mittee on education and labor, a substi tute for the educational bill introduced this session. The report says, the leading provisions of the original bill are unani mously approved by the committee, but it was thought best to enlarge the scope of the bill so as to make more specific pro vision for industrial education, when prac ticable, and for instructions to females, in Buoh technical and industrial education as will suit their sex. Messrs. Murphy, of lowa, and Render eon, of Illinois, and Mr. Dore, Chicago, argued before the house committee on railroads and canals to-day la f*vor of the construction of the Hennepin canal. A SCHOONSB AND CiSGO STOLEN. The secretary of the treasury has issuod 3 circular to customs oGdcer3, announcing the departure of the schooner Theresa A. Keanedi, of Naw Orleans, from San An dreas, without her paper?, and thai Henry King, the master, Ins absconded with the cargo, belonging to the charterer, Jose E. Cespede*, of Colon, intending to take it to the United State?, and instructing them to report the arrival of tha veesel, or any information as 10 her whereabout?, and take proper steps to detain her until further instructions. A DISHONEST OFFIC IAL BOUNCED. Postmaster General Grssham made an order today for the immediate dismissal of Inspector B. H. Lanier, of Louisiana, from the service. Lanier was on duty in the Ailanta division of that department, and he has not been able to ascertain his whereabouts for two weeks pa3t. It is al so learned that he has been borrow* ng money from postmasters at various points in the south, aud has failed to account for sums which have come into his hands offi cially. A.H. Nicolay, Auctioneer, sells to-morrow (Saturday) choice West St. Paul property at auction, at 10 a. m., at the Minne sota Real Estate exchange, No 70 East Third street. For particulars see advertisement under Nicolay's auctions. A MINNEAPOLIS BLAZE. A Storage Warehouse and adjoining Building Burned. |Spoeial Telegram to the Globe.] Minneapolis, Feb. I.—Last night a fire broke out in the block oocapiedand owned by Darling & Co. as a storage and ware room, on First avenne, north, between Washington avenne and Second street, f.nd the loss was almoat tota), and owid^ to the sawdust between the partitions, the fire department had a hard battle. The loss of Darling & Co. upon stock stored is estimated at $10,000; insured for $7,000 ia companies represented by Chris tian & Thompson. The insurance on the building, *Iro owned by Darling & Co., amounted to $1,000, arid the strut-tore wp.a valued at $7.,000. Tho bni'ci ing was a total 10.-s. There were 500 tons of ica stored ia the third story of the building. The weight of water falling on the roof of the livery stable owned by Clark & L>t rnier proved too heavy and it fell in, oc casioning a los 3 aggregating $500, covered by insurance in companies represented by Gale & Co. The latter building was owned by B. W. Phelps and was insured to the amount of $300 in companies represented by Gale & Co. At the present writing the tire is still burning, but ia under control of the fire department. The Indian Territory. New Oelean3, Jan. 31. —A spoeial from the Indian Territory says the law govern ing non-citizen intruders is being strictly enforced. Thirty-eight persons in the Crsek nation were declared Eon-resident and noriSed to UaTe before February 5. Oa failure to comply the United Statrs authorities will interfere. Seventeen house* in Sluscogee and vicinity, residences >,i parties who cannot prove their citizenship, have bsen seized and Bold a3 the public property of ths nation. The commission appointed to investigate the claims of Perryman and Spiosha to the offico of principal chief of the Creek nation is re ported to be in favor of Ferryman. Hung in Effigy. Batavia, N. V., Jan. 31.—At a late hour lest night Palmer, who has figured in ths Rowell murder trial, was hang in effigy in fnllviewof his place of business and in full view of the window occupied by Judge Haight, at the St. James hotel. On a board fastened to the figure were the words. ' Sneak Palmer, author of the cxiaie." A Just Judgment. -. . San Francisco, Jan. 31. —In tfce MMfcer of the grand juror, committed fta P*n tempt of court, in refusing to teslfty how ha voted in . the Hill-Neilaon indictments, for forgery in the Sharon divorce caee, the supreme court decided that the mem bers of the grand jury cannot be com pelled to reveal how they voted. Tariff Change MontjjeaLj Jan. 31.—Raw sugar im porters here protest again3t any change in the tariff like that sought by the Halifax importers. CASUALTIES. FATAL ACCIDENT. Pittsboeg, Pa., Jan. 31.—A distressing accident occurred this afternoon at thy Linden steel works, by whioh two men i were killed, and another received injuries 1 which may re&ait ia death. The men i were engaged loading pieces of steel known as "il-'o plates," on cars, and were standing on the platform oa which there wa3 from fifty to seventy tons of fish plates, when the platform gave way, and the men fell to the ground witn the metal on the top of i lem. John Butler and Thorn*' Is ..v« re bill instantly, aid John Roach is not expected to live till morning. IN A P2EU.OUS POSIT] Milwaukee, Wis., .Tan. 31.—Tha iloors Bud wella of Vogt & Fitzhnghs' box factory foli in ••''nriDg tha progre*a Of a lire to tight, ntjfi Albert Smith, torera.in ot fire ; con pan j Ki_>. 3, Adam S^buiirit and Joseph [ Nocti, pipt-rnen, were precipitated lhreo j stories mJ buried in the burning debrjw. Tr.c-ir com rides rushed to their assistance and tuvtd Smith and Noch with 5-light in jarW, but :...th was burned bad re rn: j.in;G^ nudes the blazing,timbers nearly Ujoxi'.y aiinutc-3. Chief Folcy and another corapriny fireman had jwst left the roof v,hea the building fell. This ia the fifth time the building has beta on fire during two years. The loss to-night 13 only $2,000; insurance $'28,000. A SEEIOUB UPSET. Reading, Pa., Jan. 31. —At noon 10-day, j a sleigh with twenty-seven ladies was up- j set on Crooked Hill. Somo of the women j 'were thrown down the mountain side, and ; others trampled upon by the horses. Mr?, j Win, Hummel had her nose broken and j face badly out, and three others were seri ously injured about the head. Some of! the others were badly bruised. SNOW ACCIDENT. Hamilton, Ontario, Jan. 31. — Four | dwellings on Napier street fell from tho ' weight of snow oa the roof, and Mrs. . Burns and child were severely isjured. Pobtland, Me., Jan. 31.—A sleigh, con taining fifteen gentlemen, was overturned in a storm returning from Cape Elizabeth. Nobody was killed, bat nil wera more or leas injured, some seriously. AN AGED COUPLE BUSKED. Utioa, N. V., Jan. 81. —A house near Norwich, occupied by an old couple named Clinton,wß3 burned last eight, aud the bodies of the occupants wore fouud ie the ruins. KILLED BY A STEEB CAB. Louisville, Jan. 31. —A boy named Carl Webster, was run over and killed by a street car to-day. His father, who was once a prominent lottery man here, was thrown out of a buggy and killed last year. ICE DAMAGE. Pittseubg, Pa., Jan. 31. —Early this morning the ico in the Monongahela and Youghiogheny rivers broke, and has been running out since. The stoamboat Oella was swept from the river near Browns ville, and twelve barges owned by Walton & Co., were carried awaj, and all but three recovered which went down. The Pitts burg, MeKeesport & Youngstown railroad bridge is pronounced dangerous, and it is expected to go down tomorrow. The Allegheny river is still closed, but rising. No great damage is expected in this city. KILLED WHILE STEAING A BIDE. Ltkchbobq, Va., Jan. 31.—A freight train on the Virginia Midland road was derailed fifteen miles south of Lynohburg to-day. Nine oars were wrecked. A ool ored man stealing a ride wa3 killed, unit Fight. New Yobk, Jan. 31.—-A «love fight be tween Jim Barry, light weight of this city, and James Carrd, Holyoke, Mass , took place to-day. Three rounds were fought, according toQueenabury rules, for a putse of $250. The contest was declared a draw and the contententswhen roused op at the end of the third round, they v?ei:o scarcely able to stand. MISS LAURA W. HALL TBACHMB Ol PiMo ma kw w&m Keeidence, h. m Hfestea Iwm St. latftwi Pi -<r-V3 . .>. '-. tor BHAINABI»»a MUSICAL VVOiiiiiJ, iViO'i'a&dat Cletelaau, Otio. It ,a. been pnbiisneo over 20 years, &vii is acmowl edged to be the aalost and beet, as well aa the oldest musical journal in ths country. fvierj toaohar, amateur and pupil ehould tavo It. Price $1.50 a year. Address as above. Notified by postal card. Miss H. will call at any resit* il the city and rM»s»e eabscr'ptitws- MR. EDWIN D. MEAD Of Boston will Give Six Lectures on THE PILGRIM FATHERS! AT UNITY CLUB ROOM, (Wabashaw street, Opposite Summit Avenue.) On Thursday and Saturday Evenings. Jan. 31, Puritanism; Feb. 2, New England in England; Feb. 7, New England in Holland; Feb. 9, Plymouth; Feb. 14, Bradford's Journal; Feb. 16, John Robinson. Tickets for the conrse,sl.so; evening tickets, 35c: for sale by the St. Paul Book Co., and by Bristol. Smith & Freeman. CLOTHIERS. And large reward offered for his recovery; but he never came back, as he was made into a pair of beautiful Dog-Skin Gloves, which wo are selling at One Dollar a Pair. They are worth more money. Our entire stock of Winter Furnishing Goods is being closed out at ruinously low prices. A line of fine all-wool, full regular-made Underwear, selling at $1 a garment, while the more expensive grades can now be bought at about 50c on the dollar. Wo are de termined to reduce our stock of Winter Furnishing Goods, and have made prices to tempt careful buyers. Every gentleman in St. Paul will find it to his advantage to patronize this great reduc tion sale. uSTUPjOnePriceCLUinmlj HUUbh Cor. Third,and Robert Streets, St. Paul. SO. :.2. '. r Largest Array OF FIRST GRADE " PIANOS! Of any Honso in t!io West. Look at the list of Pianos for which wo are General A-^«nts: BTEINWAY* CILICKEIIIKG. B.AINEB, KBdlttCK «C BACLC, QA . ■ Givicg purctuisers an altinsatod field for choice. i-j • '\* '. vs - '"--., ■fsaHm /■**j--}* •;/"v----.; ," ?;< ;••--■■ •■ .; '■ :■ . ■ ?]2sZ* £< A i:-- ■:'■ fi'mh .['■■'■ tj V i u.^wvv.j^v k.^...' . ... •„-:-if/.jy 148 & 150 East Third St. Pttiosiliis Taken in exchan^o for new (»ixh]s ,iurii,t» the Holiday Trade, all Warranted Ufa in P. rfeet Order, an! worth More than We Ask for Them! 1 Williame Cabinet Organ $30 1 Pr.nce & Co. (5 stops) Cabinet Organ.... 40 I Smith (8 stops) Cabiuet Organ 50 1 Shoninger (8 6top«.) Cabiuet Organ GO 1 Estey (13 stops) Cabiret Organ 75 1 Mason & Humlin (Cstops) Orgnn 80 I Smith Pedal Bad 3 Church Organ, tw.» banks kors 125 1 Christie Upright Piann 125 1 Gronsteen Squara Piano 1511 1 Khnball Upright, I}< octavos 175 Payments from $8 to $15 down, balanvo easy monthly payments. Solo Agents fur Hallett & Davis, Emerson, :\nn. ball Pianos, Kimball Parlor and Chapel Organs. W. W. KIMBALL CO. 61 West Third street, St. Paul. Grand Opera House! L. N. SCOTT, Manager. EXTEA! A SEASON OF OPEBA. THEEE NIGHTS and MATINEE, commencing Jan. 31. 1840! GRAU'S S884! Famous Eiiglisti ODsraGo., NEW YOQK. GRAND CHOP.US ! GOIICJEOU3 COSTUMES ! EEPEBTOIIIE : To-Nifjht BtIXU Tavloh Saturday Matinee Heart and Hand Saturday Eve (by request) La Mascottb Seats now on Bale. Prices— 50c; 75c; $I.CO. Grand Opera louse! THREE NIGrIITS only, Commencing Monday, Feb. 4, Before leaving for New York City, "Calfee's Wonderland" The tour of the YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, with all its natural tints and colors. Themosc perlect entertainment everolfored in St. Paul. St. Paul. rices nave noon reduced to roc, DUO and iwc. Sale of seats commences Saturday, 9 a. m. NORTHERN FfCIFIC R. R., |THE HEW " Overland Boute !" THE ONLY I.INS TO Portland. Ore., ami the Pacific Northwest. Leave Departing Trains.' JLeavo Minneap- St. Paul. oils. Pacific express *B:'opm I "8:48 pm Fargo day exprees fi:2.~> ;: m , +0:15 am FarKQ night express *8:(K) t> m I *H-A p m Dining carisFoUinan sleepers, tiegaui Juy juiioue*," second class coaches, and emigrant sleeping earn between bt. Paul, Minneapolis, Fargo,'Dak.; nnd Portland, Ore., without change. Arrive I Arriving Trains, Minneap- 1 Arrive oils. j St. Paul. Atlantic express *7:25 a m *7 a m Fargo day express f7:Ospm +7:20 pin Fargo night express »7:25 a m *7:4Onm ♦Daily. +Except Sunday. City office, St Paul, 43 Jackson street. City office, Minneapolis, No. 10 Nicollet house. CHAS. S. FEE, General Passenger Agent. JOHN MUIE, Superintendent of Traffic.