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If. PAUL MS.
THE RAILWAYS.
SATZSFACTORT CONDITION OF THIS
ROADS AB 0 USD SI. I'A UL.
The Future of the Milwaukee & Northern
— Withdrawal of the Rock Island From
the NorthweJtera Traffic Asauclation —
The Utah Pool Restoring Bates—Various
Local and General Notes.
TJie Condition of the Roads.
The enow storm thus far has not seri
ously interfered with the running of the
roads. There has been some snow and
Borne wind along the lines of several of
the roads, but no interference of any con-
Bequence.
On the river division of the St. Paul
road there was a Blight snow during th«
night and some wind, but no drifting. On
the Southern Minnesota division a light
snow is reported, but no trouble. On the
Hastings & Dakota division a little
enow fell and there was
a little drifting, but no serious difficulty is
anticipated, unless the wind and snow in
creases.
On the St. Paul & Manitoba the trains
ware all right. The Breckinridge division
wa3 troubled a little with snow, drifting
out as far as Hope. At Crookston the
meroury showed fifteen degrees below zero,
but the snow was very light, hardly enough
to cover the ground.
The St. Paul & Omaha was troubled
some on its western division. Out near
St. James it was blowing hard and drift
ing on the prairie. la the cuts there were
from five to six and a half feet of snow.
The snow plow was at work at and near
Worthington. All along between St. James
and Windom there is trouble, and the
sjow plow is needed.
The Milwaukee & Northern's future.
[Milwaukee Sentinel. 1
As yet the winter weather ha 3 cot suc
ctedtd in stopping the work on the Mil
waukee <fc Northern's extension north from
Ellis janctio n. Contractors have been un
interrupted in work upon this twenty-five
miles extension, and at the present time
are engaged in putting through a number
of heavy rock cuts. Tho grade will be
completed and ready for the rail by the
middle of next month, by which time no
aoubc the company will have determined
upon what farther building it will do this
season. As has been previously announced
in tha Sentinel, it is the Northern's
jnteat to rush the road beyond the Wis
ccmsir boundary and in the norther pen
insula of Michigan, but the exact direction
for heading such an extension now saems
to be a matter of question. Should con
jrresa deprive ihe road of the Ontonagon
Imd graut, there will be no immediate
inducement to complete the main line to a
poidt of connection with a few miles al
;>lready bailt and in operation at the
Lake Superior end, running south from
Ontonagon. It is generally conceded that
there is not and will not be for
at least ten years, enough business to war
rant the construction of a road
tnrough the wild region of Michi
gan in question. It would only be the
land gr^nt. if anything, that would induce
the railroad company to take immediate
steps towards completing the road through
that portion of Michigan, and with that in
ducdii.-ai withdrawn it is evident that
busine: 3 instinct will govarn, and the road
be extended in such a direction as will
naturally secure for it a paying business.
The immense iron traffic, now within easy
reaoti of the Northern, will undoubtedly
claim the road's immediate attention, it
requiring less than sixty miles of now traok
above tha point to be reached by the ex
tension now in progress to bring it to the
famous Iron river region.
The Rock Island Withdraivs.
[Special Telegram to the Globe. J
Chicago, Feb. G, —The notice of the
Rock Island road of its withdrawal from
the Northwestern Traffic association was
served to-day upon members of the asso
ciation end Commissioner Carman. It
oaused a little bit of consternation at first
as the association was regarded as one of
the solid institutions, among railway mtn
of this city. The difficulty arises from the
fact that under the agreement the Rock Is
land is cut off from shipment* to StilKva
ter, Minn., the rule applying to Burlington
also, because, as is stated, these two lines
have uo direct line to this point. The
action of the Rook Island is regarded by
some as a stap taken for the purpose
of winding up the Northwestern Traffic
association, while others believe that the
notice of withdrawal was given for the
purpose of bringing the question fairly
before the association as to the delivery of
freight to Stillwater, and that a meeting
will be held soon at which the rale hereto
fore in force, whioh ha 3 excluded the
Rook Island and Burlington from this
business, will be revoked and thai both of
these roads will be aocorded ihe same
previleges as to Stillwater whioh are now
accorded ta the Northwestern and Chioa
go, Milwaukee & St. Paul.
It wa3 rumored yesterday that this no
tice of the Rock Island would break up the
Northwestern Traffic association, as that
lino was one of the important factors of
the organizition. Notice of the North
western of its withdrawal from the Central
lowa Traffic association, is believed in rail
road circles to be a retaliatory act on the
Rock Island for its action in regard to the
Northwestern Traffic association, as the
Northwestern and Chicago, Milwaukee &
St. Paul virtually have a monopoly of
Stillwater business, the line of the former
running direotly through Stillwater.
The trouble is not expected to be
easily settled, as it has bean brewing
for some time, and it will take a very har
mDiiiou? meeting at which there must be
unanimous action to restore the condition
of harmony that has heretofore existed.
Utah Rates Restored.
[Special Telegram to the Globe. I
Chicago, Feb. 6. —From Commissioner
Vining,*of the Western Trunk Line asso
ciation, it was learned to-day that the[resuit
of a meeting of representatives of the
roads in the association had been to re
store Utah rates. How long tue restored
rates will prevail is a mere matter
of oonjectuie, as the association is in a
measure dependent upon the action
of other associations for a maintenance of
rates to competitive points in the west
Mr. Viuing could give no assurance that
tiie restored rates would be peciaßuent, but
stated that they were established for the
present and were subject to a change
whenever an exigency demanded that an
alteration should be made. It is appar
rent from this that the Western Trunk Line
association is in the field far business, and
that It stands ready to take any stop that
may be deemed necessary to protect its
own interests whenever they may be antag
onized by other associations.
Withdrawals from Pools.
Chicago, Feb. 6. —The notice which the
Union Pacific gave of it 3 intention to with
draw from the Transcontinental associa
tion expires to-day, and the officials of that
road announce tuat they will abide by the
notice, and report no more business to the
pool. The commissioner contends that
the notice given was irregular, and it is
expected a meeting of the association will
be held shortly to consider the matter.
The Rock Island road has given the usual
thirty days' notice of its intention to with
draw from the Northwestern Traffic asso
ciation, and the Northwestern road has
given notice with reference to the Central
lowa Traffic association. These two asso
ciations are not pools, but traffic agree
ments for the maintenance of uniform
rates, with heavy penalties for a violation.
The withdrawing roads contend that the
agreements of both are being violated,
and the claim is made that unless the
difficulties are adjusted before the expira
tion of the notices a war in northwestern
rates is likely to be provoked.
A. J£eoeiver Wanted,
St. Louia, Feb. 6.—DeWitt C. Blair,
trustee for the bondholders, made applica
tion to Judge Treat, of the United States
court, in ohambers to-day, for the fore
closure of the mortgage and the appoint
ment of a receiver for the St. Louis, Han
nibal &, Keokuk Railroad company. The
road runs from Hannibal to Gilmore
Springs, Mo., a distance of eighty-two
miles. The total ißsue of first mortgage
bonds was $981,000, of which John S. Blair,
of New Jersey, holds and the
trustees of Moses Taylor's esuto $428,000.
Utah Hat9B.
Chicago, Feb. 6. —At a meeting of gen
eral freight agents of the western trunk
lines to-day, it was decided to advance
Utah rates to-morrow.
Rail Notes.
E. J. Barney, president of the Barney,
Smith & Co., the well known oar builders
of Dayton, Ohio, was in St. Paul yester
day.
Mr. W. B. Wheeler, general traveling
agent of the "Royal Route," reached St.
Paul yesterday, and improves in appear
ance every trip.
The stockholders of the Boston & Prov
idenoo railroad, in their annual meeting,
elected directors and voted to improve the
terminal facilities at Providence.
General Superintendent Theodore Hart
man, of the Little Rock & Fort Smith and
Little Rock, Mississippi River & Texas
Consolidated railroads, has resigned, to
take effect March 1.;
Mr. W. C. Dennison has been appointed
general freight and passenger agent of
the Atlantic & Pacific Railway Company
vica C. R. Williams, resigned; headquar
ters at Albuquerque.
The soalpers of St. Paul are considering
tha matter of organizing for the purpose
of maintaining rates. This will be a very
excellent thing fer them to do. It will
serve to keep them ail busy watching eaoh
other.
The Milwaukee, Lake Shor3 & Western's
earnings for January, 1884, were $69,705,
against $65,382 for that month in 18S3.
Earnings for the last week in January, jnst
past, were $23,575, against $19,461 for the
corresponding week in 1883, an increase
of $4,114 for that week.
For some time the Northern Pacific and
the St. Paul & Manitoba roads have had
an understanding in regard to the freight
business at Fargo, Moorehead, Fergus
Falls and Glendive. Now the two roads
meet at other point?, whioh will undoubt
edly be included in the arrangement.
A. E. Johnson <fc Co. report a very large
inquiry from all parts of the northwest
for passage tickets from Europe; especial
ly from Scandinavia and that local agents
for tho direct steamship line, Thugvala
are reporting a good many sales of tiokets,
although the season does not begin gener
ally till the Ist of March.
A number of German bondholders of
the Davenport & St. Paul railway have
asked leave, by petition in the Unised
States circuit coLrt, to be joined as com
plainants withSalzbach Bros., the German
bankers, in the suit against Edgan Thom
son's estate, Andrew Carnegie and others,
brought for the recovery of damages tor
the alleged over issue of bonds of that
road.
The early land hunter has already made
hia appearance in our midst. At
present thi^ class is chiefly
composed of fioee who have relatives in
northwestern Minnesota or northern Da
kota, and who kne* of some particularly
choice! piece of government land in their
immediate vicini-y, which they are anx
ious their friends should secure before the
great rush begins.
Track laying on the Lonsville, New
Orleans & Texas ruilroad has been resumed
at a point sixty miles south of Memphis,
and will be finished to Vicksburg, Miss.,
within four months. Daily trains will
commence running between Memphis and
Magnolia, Miss., fifty-six miles to the
south, by the 20th of this month, which
will enable travelers to reach Helena, Ark.,
in three and a half hours. The present
route via Forrest City, Ark., requires about
six hours' time.
Milwackee & St. Paul earnings for the
month of January were considerably in ex
cess of what had been anticipated. This
condition is to a great extent accounted
for by the unlooked-for heavy inorease
during the last week of the month. The
January earnings by this company's sys
tem of roads were, in 1884, $1,467,000; in
1883, $1,359,000; showing an increase of
$108,000. Daring the last week in Janu
ary the earnings were for 1884, $461,000;
for 1883, $386,000; an increase of $75,000
for the week.
A. 0. Bird, general freight agent of the
St. Paul road, has issued the following un
der date of Feb. 1:
To Agents and Connecting Lines: Oar
Chicago and Milwaukee agents are being
greatly inconvenienced, and shipments
seriously delayed, owing to a failare on
the part of forwarding agents to show on
way bills the full address of consignees.
Hereafter, billing of property destined to
points beyond Chicago and Milwaukee
must invariably show (in addition to the
mace of consignee, town and state), the
name cf the county in which the town is
located. Any loss resulting from a failure
on the part of forwarding agents to com
ply with above instructions will be oharged
to the party at fault.
Old Time Volumes.
Adjutant General MaoCarthy presented
the state Historical Society yesterday with
a very old and valuable folio work in two
volumes entitled " The Life of James Doke
of Ormonde, from his birth in 1610 to his
death in 1088, being an account of the
most remarkable affairs of his time, and
particularly of Ireland under his govern
ment, a valuable collection of letters writ
ten by hia grace, by the king and secretar
ies of state, as also of the great men of the
period." The author is Thomas Carlyle,M,
A., apd the book was published in London
in 1736 or 148 years old.
Laura Don has been engaged as leading lady
for Frank Mayo.
iHtf ST. FALL DAILY GLOBE, THCESDAT MORNING, FEBHUAEY 7, 1884.
; QUR NINE. / .
Meeting to Fully Organize a lla-e Ball Al -
sedation — Articled of Incorporation
Adopted—Robert L,. Hunter Chosen as
Manager— Committees to Solicit Stock
Appointed.
A meeting of those interested in the for
mation of the new base ball club was held
at the Merchants hotel last night.
Crawford Livingston presided, and there
was a fair attendance.
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION.
Articles of incorporation were read and
approved as follows:
Know all men by these presents that we
whose names are hereto subscribed have
agreed and do hereby associate ourselves
together for the purpose of becoming in
corporated under the laws of Minnesota,
and to that end have adopted and signed
the following articles of incorporation:
First —The name of said corporation
shall be the St. Paul Base Ball association.
The general nature of the business thereof
shall be to maintain an* operate a public
park in the city of St. Paul, and to con
duct therein and elsewhere, within and
without the state of Minnesota, the game
of base ball and other games and ath
letic sports, and to buy, Bell, hold and dis
pose of such real estate and personal pro
perty as the needs and requirements of
said oorporate business shall demand.
The principal place of transacting said
business shall be the city of St. Paul,
county Ramsey and state of Minnesota.
Second—Said corporation shall com
mence at the date hereof and shall con
tinue for ten years.
Third — capital stock of said corpo
ration shall be $10,000, and shall be divid
ed into four hundred shares of $25 each,
to be paid in as the board of directors
shall require.
Fourth —The highest amount of indebt
edness &to which the corporation shall at
any time be subject is $2,500. ,
' Fifth.— The names and places of' resi
dence of the persons forming this associa
tion or incorporation are Crawford Liv
ingston, Frank Keogh, Robert A. Smith,
Frank A. Seymour, L. N. Scott, H. C.
Donnelly, A. F. Merell and
Thomas W. Teaßdale, • all
residing in said city.
Sixth.— the government of this associa
tion and the management of its affairs
shall be vested in its officers, which shall
be a president, vice-president, secretary
and treasurer and a board of five direct
ors, who shall hold their offices until
their successors are elected and qualified.
The first president shall be Crawford Liv
ingston; the first) vice president shall be
Frank Kaogh; the first secretary shall be
L. N. Scott; the first treasurer Frank A.
Seymour, and the first board of directors,
Thos. W. Teaadale, Robert A. Smith,
Hugh C. Donnelly, A. M. Thompson, A.
F. Merell.
Seventh—On the fir3t Saturday of Sep
tember of each year, or as soon thereafter
as may be, the stockholders
will meet and elect officers whose terms
shall continue for one year and any va
cancy occurring in any of the offices shall
be filled for the unexpired term by the
board of directors from their members or
from the stockholder?.
Mr. Soott, the secretary, the:. ;>ad the
list of those who have already subscribed
to the enterprise. The amount subscribed
is $4,500.
On motion of Mr. Geo. W. Walsb, a
committee consisting of Robt. A. Smith,
Col. Allen and Frank Keogh, was appoint
ed to call upon the business men of the
city and solicit their assistance.
A committee consisting of Messrs. Gary,
Ehle Allen and Littel was appointed to
solicit subscriptions outside of the busi
ness houses.
Me6srs. Cary, Littel and Walsh were ap
pointed a committee to look up suitable
grounds, their action to be approved by
thj directors.
ELECTION OF A MANAGES.
The meeting then proceeded to discuss
the matter of electing a manager. A very
lengthy discussion took place as to the
claims of several applicants for the posi
tion of manager, and as to the prospects
of scouring a good nine. The name of
Mr. R. L. Hunter, formerly of the Cleve
lands, and now in this city, was mentioned
favorably and he was invited to address
the meeting. He spoke of
base ball matters in general,
and gave it as hi a opinion that it would be
impossible to secure a first class nine at
the start, for the reason that most of the
best talent had already beeu picked up.
After Mr. Banter had gotten through
he retired, and on motion of John Ahem,
the secretary, was instructed to oast a bal
lot electing him the manager of the team.
Mr. R. 6. Hunter, the manager of the St.
Paul nine, is a young man twenty-six years
of age. of fine physique, and weighing
about 185 pounds. His pitching qualities
are rated as high, and he will till this posi
tion in the nine when his services are
reeded. He has been connected with the
Toledo and Cleveland club 3 last year, and
he also eer* ed two seasons with the Cor
nell University team. He formerly resided
in Cleverand and his selection is regarded
as a good one.
A meeting of the directors will be held
at the Merchants hotel to-night, to arrange
for scouring players.
CUT BIAS.
Th.® Specimens of Humanity Displayed at
thu Police Court Yesterday.
And in those days dissension and biok
ering will descend upon the household,and
there will be many Rachels in the land, for
it is a wise father, who knoweth his own
son, who shall come into the judgement
place and give the old man's iniquity away.
Thus beginneth the first snap; Selah.
The moral lessor s taught in the police
court each morning would soon fill a
volume, but the important feature is that
the subjects are all cut bias.
The case of John Becker, arraigned yes
terday for beating his wife, tells a story
whioh in these days, alas, is becoming too
familiar. Becker is a man of some meaßß,
but whisky and a mean temper sometimes
turn him into a fiend. The sad story of
wretchedness was related to Judge Burr
yesterday by a little boy, the son of tha
accused. With fear and trembling he took
the stand and related how his father got
drunk and choked his mother. "When
papa collects the rent," he said, "he comes
home and whips mama and me."
Tuesday night the little fel
low rushed into city hall and
said that his father was choking his
mother to death. An officer went to the
house and Becker promised to behave him
self. After the officer had left he turned
on the woman again, and whipped her
and the boy. His arrest followed, and
he was fined $50 and put under bonds of
$250 to keep the peace.
Chas. Cook was charged with stealing
an overcoat from Allen's saloon on Seventh
street, and A. R. Howard was up as an
accessory. Cook said that he was drunk
and that all he knew about it was that
some one helped him to put on the coat.
He was sent up for thirty days and How
ard was discharged.
John Swenson. a one armed man, was
arrested on the charge of assault with
intent to rob a Mr. Ford on the
Stillwater road last Deoember. It
appeared that Ford had sumed the ac
cused for services and that while drunk the
latter had attempted to whale the worth
of the money out of him. The charge was
changed to assault and he was committed
for thirty days,
i The bastardy case of Herman Hintz was
sent to the county commissioner for set
tlement. -" ,
JamesFlynn the^litilestrawbery blonde ,
who was arrested for whipping his col-;
lossal wife, signed a bond to keep the |
j peace. His wife didn't appear and he !
; promised to take the pledge. .
| The case of A; Barns charged with steal
ing a box of very bad cigars, was again I
continued until to-day. '
Otto Swanson, a lunch fiend, was bounc
; ed out of town, and the case of J. H. Bas-
Bord, charged with peddling without a
license, was continued until 10-day.
THE COURTS. '
District Court.
JUBY TRIALS. ,
LBefore Judge Wilkin.l
A. J. Culver, et al., vs. A. Hill attorney
for defendant moves to amend answer
which motion was granted and the case
continued till the next term.
Fred Alter vs. P. Kelly, Jr., proceedings
stayed for twenty days.
In the matter of the application of M.
B. Dougherty for admission to the Min
nesota bar, on presentation of certificates
from the supreme court of lowa, and on
motion of Chas. E. Otis, Esq., admitted.
John J. Palmer vs. Breen & Tooney
on trial.
Adjourned to 10 a. m. to-day,
:';;' CIVIL CASKS.
[Before Judge Brill. I
Alvis Sluma vs. ;M. Braggemann; Bet
tled.
Adjourned to 10 o'clock to day.
ORDERS AMD DECISIONS.
|By Judge Brill. 1
O3oar Hatton vs. Anthony Warner;
memorandum on motion for receiver
filed.
NSW OASES.
The Northwestern Fuel company vs. The
Northwestern Iron company; suit for $1,
--193 on goods delivered.
Mary Best vs. J. K. Metzger; transcript
of judgment, municipal court.
John Graham vs. Daniel B. Vermilye;
suit for $1,135 upon draft, payment of
which was stopped.
F. Krauft vs. Dawson Bros.; transcript
of judgment, municipal court.
George W. Morley vs. J. D. Mahoney
and Joseph Harrison; suit on draft for
$223. '
1 rotate Court.
I Before Judge McGrorty.]
Estate of John F. MclLtoah, deceased;
order made allowing widow $50 per month
during settlement of estate.
Estate of John Book, deceased; Walter
W. J. Book appointed administrator.
Estate of Annie C. Wauger, deceased;
bond, oath and appraisal 'filed.
Estate of N. Seiger thaler, deoeased;
hearing adjourned to Feb. 12, at 11 a. m.
Municipal Court,
[Before Judge Burr. J
F. H. Basßord, peddling without a license,
continued until to-day.
Chas. Cook, larceny; committed for
thirty days.
A. R. Homard, same; discharged.
Otto Srranson, vagrancy; sentence sus
pended. • /'.•■•
John Backer, assault; oommitted for six
ty days.
John Erickson, obstructing streets; dis
mined.
E. W. Sohnltz, selling liquor withoat a
license; continued.
John Swenßon, assault; committed for
thirty days. 'j,
Herman Hintz, bastardy; continued un
til to-day.
Jaß. Flynn, disorderly; dismissed.
A. Burns, larceny; continued until to
day. .
St. Petal Public .Library . 'J$
The regular meeting of the directors
was held last evening, having been ad
journed from Monday for the want of a
quorum. Messrs. Auerbaoh, Upham, Otis,
Pond, Wright and Carver were present.
An amendment to the by-laws to change
the hour of meetiDg to 5 o'clock p. m.,
waa adopted; also the necessary amend
ments to have all annual reports made at
the first meeting in March.
The secretary was authorized to have
the following artiole printed on cardboard
to be hung up in the reading room: "Art.
17. Any person of good deportment and
habits may use the reading room. Loud
conversation and other conduct not con
sistent with tha quiet, cleanly and orderly
uee of the reading room are prohibited."
The librarian's report for January was,
number of books issued for home use:
History and biography 524
Voyages and travels 265
Science and arts 160
Poetry and drama ll'J
Miscellaneous SG7
Fiction and ju.eniles 4,238
For use in reading room on wask days..... 402
"" " " " " Sundays ! 110
Total 6,170
Average number of Sunday visitors, 53.
Book borrowers registered, males 140
" " v females 74
Previously reported 3,032
Whole number of registrations 3,246
Rec'd from delinquent book borrowers. ..*46.75
'" " two lost books 4.75
Presented—Catalogue of public library of
Worcester, Mass., from Mrs. Sarah D. Tucker
of Worcester.
Th« Public School* of th<» State.
The following is a schedule of school
district?, attendance, apportionment,
teachers, buildings and their valuation,
school libraries, etc, in the state, prepared
by Prof. D. L. Eiehle, superintendent of
public instruction, for the school year end
ing Sept. 1, 1883:
Number of school districts in the state,
4,668, common 4,572, independent 64,
spec'al 30.
Nnmber of new school houses 325—frame
281, brick 15, log 25. Value of same $400,
--078.
Number of school houses in the state,
4,2B7—frame 3,469, brick 182, stone 62, log
472. Value of same $4,365,546. Valua of
seats and desks $230,896. Value of school
apparatus $77,625. Value of school libra
ries $12,612.
Number of soholars in the state entitled
to apportionment 200,810. Numbar not en
titled to apportionment 7,801. Number en
rolled each term of all scholars—winter
161,103, summer 139,484.
Average length of school in months in
the whole state, 266-3.
Total of daily average attendance in the
state, 92,048.
Total numbsr of visits made by county
superintendents, 6,936.
Number of teaohers in each term—win
ter, male, 1,552; female, 2,975; summer,
male 654. female 3,537.
Average monthly wages of teaohers for
the year—male $26 56:46, female $2,00.04:3
Articles of Incorporation.
Articles of incorporation were filed with
the secretary of state yesterday of the
Stonewall Mining Company, whose buei j
ness is to be the acquisition, developement |
and working of mines of gold, silver and |
other ores in Minnesota, New Mexico and ■
elsewhere, and the crushing, smelting and i
refining of tha product of such mines. ■
The principal headquarters of the com-i
pany are to be at St. Paul
and the amount of capital
Stock is placed at $2,500,000 divided into
100,000 shares at $25 eaoh, and the highest
amount of indebtedness is placed at $10,
--000. The first meeting of the corpora- ,
tion is to be held at St. Paul, February 16,
1884, and the names of the incorporators
are Diedri:h Schntte. Joseph M. Pottgeia- i
er, Sara Dearing, Reuben B. Zaloshu, j
I Walter J. Alexander and Wm. M. Fisher, j
of St. Paul, and Hon, James Hill, of j
Roberts, Wis.
Articles of incorporation were also filed j
with the secretary of the state yesterday
of the Swedish h.vangelical Lutheran !
church, at Black River, Polk county, with
A. Shone, J. J. Hagberz and P. O. Hagg
land as trustees.
A Matter of Justice.
la the abstract of Secretary Hart's
quarterly report to the state board of coi
reotiqn and charities, our representative
very naturally stated that the Hastings
jail was an unclean institution, the city
part of it being stated in the report to be
filthy and unclean, while the country por
tion of it was other wise. In order to do
justice to the county authorities, we pub
lish the full text of the secretary on that
subject:
"Nov. 6, the jail at Hastings was visited
by the secretary and Sheriff HughConolly.
The jail was not very clean. There is no
sewerage. Buckets are used. There are
ten iron cells, each 7x4J^, divided into two
sections by a brick wall. One aide is oc
cupied as a oity prison and is kept in a
filthy condition. The jail is badly lighted,
and is not very secure. Heat is furnished
by a box stove, and pretty good ventila
tion by flues in the wall. Sheets, pillow
cases, towels and under clothing are
changed weekly. All prisoners on entrance
are furnished with a county suit, and their
own olothing is returned to them on their
discharge. There is ao trouble from ver
min. Religious services are held weekly
by ladies of the city."
____^ LEGAL.
STATE OF MINNESOTA, COUNTY OF RAMSEY
—SB.
The state of Minnesota to George N. Pratt, defend
ant:
You are hereby summoned to be and appear be
fore the undersigned, one of the Justices of the
Peace in and for said county, on the tenth day of
March, 1884, at 9 o'clock In the forenoon, at my
office in the city of Saint Paul, in said county, to
answer to Thomas F. McCormick in a civil action.
Should you fail to appear at the time and placo
aforesaid, judgment will be rendered against you
upon the evidence adduced by said Thomas F.
McCormick for such sum as he shall show himself
entitled to.
Given under my hand this sixth day of Febru
ary, A. D. 1884.
S. V. HANFT,
feb7-thur-4w Justice of the Peace.
QTATE OF MINNE OTA, COUNTY OF RAMSEY.
V In District Court, Second District.
In the in itter of the Assignment of J. C. Eimonet
to Edward H. Habishorst:
And now u£un reading and filing the petition of
Edward H. H bighorst, the assignee of J. C. Simo
net, to seta time anil place to hear the application
for the settlement of this assignment and for his
final discharge herein a 6 such assignee, it is ordered
that said application for settlement of his account
for his rnal discharge from all liability and respon
sibility as such assignee of said J. C. Simonet be
heard before this court at a special term thereof to
be held at the court house, iv the city of St. Paul.
in said county, on Saturday, the aid day of Februa
ry, A. U. 1884, at ten o'clock in the forenoon of
said day, or as soon thereafter as counsel can be
heard, and that notice of said application be served
on all the creditors of the said J. C. Simonet, who
have proved their claims herein, and on the said
J. C. Simonet, by depositing in the postoffice at St.
Paul, in said county, at least twenty days before
the return day of this order, a copy of this order
duly enveloped and fully postpaid and duly en
dorsed and directed to paid J. C. Simonet, and to
each of the creditors of the eaid J. C. Simonet,
who have proved their claims as aforesaid at their
respective places of residence.
And that notice be also given herein by publish
ing ihis order in the St. Paul Daily Globe, for
three consecutive weeks, at least once a week be
fore the return day of this order, the last publica
tion thereof to be at least three days before the re
turn day thereof.
January 23d, 1884.
ORLAND3 SIMONDS,
District Judge. -
E. R. Holoombe, Attorney for Assignee.
jan'J4-thur-4w
STATE OF MINNESOTA, COUNTY OF RAMSEY
—ss. In Probate Court, special term, January
23,1884.
In the matter of the estate of William Medill, de
ceased.
On reading and filing the petition of William
R. Merriam, administrator ,wil the will annexed
of the estate of William Medil!, deceased, repre
senting among other things, that ho has fully ad
ministered said estate, andprr; that a time and
place be fixed for examining an . blowing his ac
count of administration, and for the assignment of
the residue of said estate to the persons theretojen
titled by law:
It is ordered, that said account be examined, and
petition heard, by the Judge of this court, on Mon
day, the 18th day of Februuary, A. D. 1884, at ten
o'clock a. m., at the probate office in said county.
And it is further ordered, that notice thereof be
given to all persons interested, by publishing a copy
of this order for three successive weeks prior to
said day of hearing, in the Daily Globe, a news
paper printed and published at Saint Paul, in said
county.
By the Court,
[l. s.] Wm. B. M'GRORTY,
Judge of Probate.
Attest: Frank Robert, Jr., Clerk.
Harvey Officer, Attorney for administrator, etc
jan?4-thu-4w
OTATE OF MINNESOTA, COUNTY OF KAMBEY
>5 ( —ss. . District Court, Second Judicial District.
Charles E. Keller and Aunice E. Keller, copartners
as C. E. Keller and Company, plaintiffs, vs. Sarah
R. Grant and Elizabeth A. Wood, copartners do
ing business under the firm name and style of
S. R. Grant and Company, E. A. Grant. John H.
Wood, Ada L. Mayall, Sophia 8. Brown, Fred C.
Nico'ai, John H. Wolterstorff and William F.
Moriiz, copartners as Wolterstorff and Moritz,
Alexander McLean, John McLean, Edward Cas
san and Vetal Oassan, copartners as Edward Cas
ean and Company, The American Manufacturing
Company, N. B. Hussey, J. A. Egleston and Frank
Hussey, copartners as Hus.-ey, Egleston and
Company, and Edward H. Biggs, defendants. .
SUMMONS.
The State of Minnesota to the above named De
fendants:
You, and each of you, are hereby summoned and
required to answer the complaint of the plaintiffs
in the above entitled action, which has heretofore
been filed in the office of the clerk of said court, and
to serve a copy of your answer to paid complaint
onithe subscribers, at their office in the city of Saint
Paul, in the county of Ramsey, within twenty days
after the service of this summons upon you, ex
clusive of the day of such service, and if you fail
to answer the said complaint within the time
aforesaid, the plaintiffs in this action will apply
to the court for the relief demanded therein.!
HORTON & MORRISON,
Plaintiffs' attorneys, St. Paul, Minn.
janlO thur-7w
Sheriffs Execution Sale,
State of Minnesota; County of Ramsey—ss.
By virtue of an execution issued out of the Dis
trict Court of the Second Judicial District, in and
for the county of Ramsey, in the state of Minne
sota, and .to me directed and delivered upon a
judgment entered in said court and docketed in
said county on the fourth (4th) day of May,
1876, in an action, wherein John W. A. Griswold
and Mark L. Potter were plaintiffs, and Samuel D.
Lord, Reuben B. Galusha and John Grace, sheriff
of Ramsey county, were defendants, in favor of
said plaintiffs and against said defendants for the
sum of twenty-two dollars and ninety cents ($22.90.)
I, Henry O'Gorman, sheriff ■of said county of
Ramsey, will sell at public auction to the highest
bidder for cash, at the front door of the new court
house, in the city of St. Paul, in said county of
Ramsey, on Friday, the eighth day of February,
18S4, at ten o'clock in the forenoon of that day,
pursuant to the statute in such case made and pro
vided, the following described real property site
ate, lying and being in the county of Ramsey and
state of Minnesota, that is to say: The northwest
quarter of the southeast quarter of the southwest
quarter of section twenty-six (26) of township
twenty-nine (29) of range twenty-three (23), except
so much thereof as lies on either side of the center
line of the railroad of the First Division of the St.
Paul and Pacific Railroad company, now the St.
Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba Railway company.
Dated December 24tb, 1883.
HENRY O'GORMAN,
Sheriff of Eamsey County.
iiGELOW, Flandbau & Squires, Attorneys for
Jeremiah Learning, assignee of saidjudgment.
dec27-thurs-7^
CTATE OF MINNESOTA, COUNTY OF RAMSEY
O —68. In Probate Court, special term, January
23, 1884. -
In the matter of the estate of Francis Kelly,
deceased.
Whereas, An instrument in writing, purporting
to be the last will and testament of Francis Kelly,
deceased, late of said county, has been delivered
to this court; . ;
2 And whereas, Mary Elizabeth Kelly has filed there
with her petition, representing among other things
that said Frances Kelly died in said county, on the
j 7th day of October, 1883, testate, and that said pc-
I titioner is the sole executrix named in said last
•will and testament, and praying that the said in
j strument may be admitted to probate, and that let
i ters testaiAntary be to her issued thereon; ,
It is ordered, that the prcofs of eaid instrument,
; and the said petition, be heard before this court, at
i the probate office in said county on the 18th day
■ of February A. D. 1884, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon,
• when all concerned may appear and contest the
1 probate of said instrument. .
! And it is farther ordered, That public notice of
j the time and place of said hearing be given to all
. persons interested, by publication of these orders
for three weeks successively previous | to said day
.' of hearing,;, in the Daily - Globe, a newspaper
.' printed and published at Saint Paul, in said county.
i By the Court, WM. B. McGRORTY,
}. [l.s.J Judge of Probate,
' Attest: Fbank Robebt, Jr.. Clerk. .
> Theo- E. Parker. Attorney for Petitioner.
jan24-thu-4w ;
, INSURANCE STATEMENTS.
THE
NEWYORK ALLIANCE
Composed of the
»V KM BOWERY
fire Insurance Go,
Principal Office New York City.
J. A. DELA.NOY, Jk. - - - President.
HENRY GRIFFIN, - _ _ Secretary.
Cash Capital $300,000.
I. ASSETS.
Loans secured by mortgagee on real
estate #45,035 25
Market value of U. 8. Bonds 775,000 00
Loans secured by bonds and stocks
as collateral 14,850 00
Cash on hand and in bank 3'J,943 12
Premiums in course of collection.. 32,000 00
All other assets 435 50
Total admitted assets 1900,263 87
11. LIABIUTIKS.
Capital stock paid up $300,000 00
Reserve for reinsurance 188,234 57
Unpaid losses 52,000 00
Other liabilities 65,000 00
Total liabilities,including capital $635,834 57
Net surplus $294,420 80
in. income in 1883.
From premiums received $363,062 70
From interest and dividends 40,114 93
Total income $403,177 03
IV. EXPENDITURES IN 1883.
Losses paid $247,744 83
Dividends 86,000 00
Commissions and brokerage t>8,012 39
Salaries of officers and employes.. 82,725 00
Taxes 6,116 96
All other expenditures 20,568 58
Total expenditures $411,167 20
V. MISCELLANEOUS.
Total risks in force Dec. 31,1883, $54,051,000 CO
BUSINESS IN MINNESOTA IN 1833— FIRE.

Risks written $-159,949 00
Premiums receive i 5,686 95
Losses paid 7,783 25
Losses . incurred , 6,253 50
STATE OF MINNESOTA, )
Department of insurance, V
St. Paul, February, 1884. )
I, A. R. McGill, Insurance Commissioner of
the Stato of Minnesota, do hereby certify that
the Now York Rowery F.ro Insurance company
above named, has complied with the laws of this
State relating to insurance, and is now fully
empowered through its authorized agents to
transact its appropriate business of fire insur
ance in this State for the year ending January
31st, 1885.
A. B. McGILL,
Insurance Commissioner.
M^JETVTGNr BROS.'
Insurance Agency.
ILLINOIS IBJITUAL
Insurance Company,
OF ALTON, ILL.
M. H. TOPPING President.
H. G.McPIKE Secretary.
I. ASSETS.
Premium notes on band,
face value $281,547 47
Premium notes on hand, net value. $19",055 53
Bonds and stocks owned 8,150 00
Caeh on hand and hi bank . 8,848 00
Cash in course of collection from
agents 1,680 79
Assessments in course of collection 25,000 GO
Total 1235,334 82
11. LIABILITIES.
Total amount of unpaid losses,
(siacepaid) $3,263 88
111. income.
Premium notes received,
faci value $109,014 49
Amount of cash collected on tame. . $15,423 52
Cash received from assessments. .. 84,9 57
Received from all other sources. .. 25U ( 0
Total... $50,579 09
IV. EXPENDITURES.
Cash premiums returned § 1,312 00
Net amount paid for losses 35,411 18
Paid for re-insurance 108 69
Paid for commissions and brokerage 2,0&7 80
Salaries of officers and employee, .. 5,054 92
All other expenses 3,331 95
Total $47,846 E4
MISCELLANEOUS.
Total cash received from all sources
since organization $120,180 94
Total losses paid since organization 45,u48 85
Total risks in force Dec. 81, 1883 $J,352,'v'54 00
BUSINESS IN MINNESOTA IN 1883.
Amount of risks written $21,5C0 00
Premium notes received,'
face value. $3,7C5 00
Cash received on same 376 50
Cash received from assessments... 1,588 31
Total cash receipts $1,964 81
Losses paid $5,782 00
Losses incurred 5,782 00
STATE OF MINNESOTA, )
Department op Insurance, C
St. Paul, Feb. 6, 1884- )
I, A. R. McGill, Insur-Ece Commissioner of
the state of Minnesota, do hereby certify that the
Illinois Mutual Insurance Company above named
has complied with the laws of this State relating
to insurance,andis now fully empowered through
its authorized agents to transact, its appropriate
business of fire insurance in this State for the
year ending January 31st, 1885 .
A.R. McGILL,
38-40 Insurance Commissioner.
GTATE OF MINNESOTA, COUNTY OF RAMSEY,
kj —SB. In Probate Court, Special Term, January
23, 1884.
In the matter of the estate of Archibald Graham,
deceased.
On reading and filing the petition of Archibald
Graham, John A. Graham, and A. Gr&bam Rob
inson, executors of the estate of Archibald Graham,
deceased, representing among other thing*, that
they have fully administered said estate, and pray
ing that a time and place be fixed for examining
and allowing their account of administration, and
for the assignment of the residue of said estate to
the persons named in the will of said deceased;
It is order*"!, that said account be examined and
petition heard, by the judge of this court, on Satcr
-1 day, the 16th day of Febrnary, A. D. 1884, at ten
o'clock a. in,, at the probate office, in said county.
And it is further ordered,, that notice thereof be
given to all persons interested, by publishing 1
copy of this order for throe successive weeks prior
to said day of hearing, in the Daily Globe, a news
paper printed and public at Saint Paul, in said
county.
By the Court, Wm. B. McGKORTI
fi»' a.] Judgo of Probat9
Attest: Fbakv Jlobebt Jr., Clerk.
Chas. E. Oiis, Attorney for Executors.
jan24-thu-4w
PACIFIC
Fire Insurance Co
Principal Office, New York City.
T.F.JEREMIAH, - - President.
F. J. STINSON, - - - Secretary.
Gash 03111200,000.
I. ASSETS.
Value of real estate owened #70,00 00
Loans secued by mortgages on real
estate 58,72* 12
Market value of U. 8. bonds .... 561,283 75
Market value of all other bonds anil
stocks 19,650 00
Loans secured by bonds and etocks
as collateral 1,450 00
Cash on hand and in bank 8,276 90
Premiums in course of collection» 19,602 83
All other assets '.554 49
Total admitted assets $745,002 09
IT. LIABIEITIES.
Capital stock paid up $200,000 00
Reserve or reinsurance 110,823 55
Unpaid losses 25.200 00
Other liabilities 8.341 04
'
T.otal liabilities, including capital $869,800 59
Net surplus $375,735 5U
111. INCOME IN 1883.
from prexiums received $235,229 99
From interest and dividends 20,078 13
From routs and all other sources. .. 2,912 52
Total income $258.'.'2') 64
IV. EXPENDITURES IN 1883.
Losses paid $125,752 50
Dividends 28,000 00
Commissions and brokerage 49,438 42
Salaries <> officers and employ.. 23,407 81
IV ■ ." 8,362 98
All other expenditures 13,770 49
Total expenditures $248,782 21
V. MISCELLANEOUS.
Total risks in force Dec. 81, 1883. $85,242,700 CO
BUSINESS IN MINNESOTA IN 1883—FIRE.
Ri&ks written $459, 0!)
Premiums received S,G'J6 95
Losses paid 7,783 25
Losses incurred C,'jo3 50
STATE OF MINNESOTA, )
Department op Insurance, -
St. Paul, February, 18SI. )
I, A. It. McGill, Insurance Commissioner of
the State of Minnesota, do erby certify that
tho Pacific Fire Insurance company above
named, has complied with tl c laws of this State
relating to insurance, and is now fully empower
ed through its authorized agents to transact its
appropriate business of lire insaratico, in this
State for the year ending January 31st. 18b3.
A. B. Mo'ilLL,
Insurance Commissioner.
Mississippi Valley
MANUFACTURERS 1 MUTUAL
Insurance Company
Of RocK island, Ills.
J. S. KEATOR President.
W. B. FERGUSON '.. ....Secretary.
I. ASSETS.
Premium Notes on hand, net value. $305,120 08
Bonds and stocks owned 12,000 00
Cash on hand and in bank 2,5Ct» 53
Assessments in coarse of collection 21,995 10
All other assets 80 ; 03
Total 5344,987 77
11. LIABILITIES.
Total amount of unpaid losses not
yet due $4,338 61
111. INCOME.
Premium notes received,
face value $167,020 54
Amount of era*] collected on si me. $'6,732 05
Cash received from Assessments... 4/.107 98
Received from all othor sources... 575 00
Total $64,415 03
IV. EXPENDITURES.
Cash premiums returned $2,931 51
Nee amount paid for losses: 50,000 2(5
Paid for re-in6u'rance 269 12
Paid for commissions and brokerage 11,008 74
Salaries of officers, employes and all
other expenses 5,659 04
Total $70,908 67
MISCELLANEOUS.
Total cash received from all sources
since organization $163,885 56
Total losses paid since'organiza'ion 90,082 64
Total risks in force Dec. 81,1883... 2,542,510 80
Net gain during the year $44,717 lft
BUSINESS IN MINNESOTA IN 1883.
Amount of risks written $87,500 00
Premium notes received, ■
face value (11,559 50
Cash received on same 1,155 95
Cash received from assessments... 7,413 42
Total cash receipts '58,509 37
Losses paid $18,319 67
Losses incurred ;.'. 18,319 67
STATE OF MINNESOTA, )
Department of Insurance, C
St. Paul, February, 1884. )
I, A. B. McGill, Insurance Commissioner of
the State of Minnesota, do hereby certify thattha
Mississippi Valley Manufacturers' Mutual Insur
ance Company above Darned, has complied with
the laws of this State relating to insurance, and
is now fully empowered though its authorized
agents to transact its appropriate business of fire
insurance, in this state for the year ending Janu
ary 31st, 1885.
A. R. McGILL,
38-40 ■ ;-.v . Insurance Commissioner.
QTATE OF MINNESOTA— OF RAMSEY
O es—District Court, Fourth Judicial District.
John B. Olivier, plaintiff, against Francis A. Ron
leau, defendant.
SUMMONS.
The State of Minnesota to the above named de
fendant:
You are hereby summoned and required to answer '
the complaint in this action, filed in the clerk's
office of Ramsey county district court, and to serve
a copy of your answer to paid complaint on the
subscribers, at his office in Saint Paul, iv Ramsey
county and state aforesaid, within twenty days after
the service of this summons upon you, exclusive
of trie day of such ?erv;c-i;and, it yoafail to answer
the!>a*d co:i.o.iiiiit within the time aforesaid, tl>e>
plui-iatf :i.t^:9 action w'll demand judgment i - i :sc
you for the sum of four hundred and eighty-two
dcl'ars and twenty-six cents (2482.26), together with
the costs and disbursements in this actloj.
Dated February 4th, 1884.
WILLIAM M. CARSON.
feb7-thur-6w Plaintiff'- Attorney, St. Paul, Minn.

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