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Auy one who scans the newspapers of
the time will discover that the foremoet
topics and the most prominent affairs as
to space in many journals are theatrical.
The press teems with them, society is rife
with them, and "professional" ambition
and renown are regarded as the most
landable and enviable. The rebound in
popular estimation from the old time
severity in regard to players to the present
absurdity of prominence, is not a healthy
indication of publio sentiment.
In some issues of our best leading papers
throughout the oountry reprehensible
;waddle concerning singers and actors
aosupieß the room of better reading. If
ft be in deferenoe to a public desire for
such gossip it is questionable «nterprige
on the part of journals publishing such an
9X688 of it, to the exclusion of the best
mental product expected of them by their
best Bupport. There is no "profession" in
the world that reap 9 such a harvest from
newspaper mention, without paying for it
in any proportion to the value reoeived.
Take Jules Janin with ftaohel and Edward
t'ournier with Mile. Croizette, and Winter,
Df the New York Tribune, with Adelaide
Neihon, Booth and Barrett, and oalculate if
you can, the discriminating and mangnfL-
Beat impetus they have given these his
lironio celebrities without receiving annu
ities or special testimonials of their happy
Their service is conceded, and not mnoh
»lse of substantial recognition. How
each of Irving's enormous profit ia due
to newspaper prodigality of mention in
our empra-generouß land. It would be a
military experiment at the onset to start
Irving out on the dramatic circuit without
any word save the advertised announce
ments of his performances, and a just
criticism thereafter, and what kind of a
tour would he have had t F[at, stale and
probably unprofitable. The oom
plexion of the time is shown in
the reception of Ellen Terry, a woman of
several husbands.
Austere Boston, which frowned Mrs.
Puriin Stevens out of its selectness be
cause she savore i of the hotel business
received Irving's "leading lady" with dis
tinguished attention.
Ja Chicago tbe people made fools of
themselves over this gifted and queer brace
of players —one having "a leg that is a
poem," and the other yellow hair that ia an
aureole of glory and genius in its sun
shiny disorder.
At the approach of these sublime mor
tals high-throned society unbars its sternly
guarded portals and bids them
welcome. Why ? You'd be at a loss to
answer unless you quoted the redundanoy
of journalistic adulation.
After dusk in the city of New York no
woman of any standing whatsoever will be
allowed in any first class restaurant with
ont a male escort. And yet no hotel or
restaurnnt in the ooantry would refuse to
receive Patti and Nioolini, aye, and give
them royal attention.
Why t The only answer is that in the
first instance it is a philanthropic desire
to shut lone women out of harm's way, and
ia the other—the harm—if any bein#
done, and the male escort being provided
—a trifle irregular 'tis true —-yet what of
that,pass in swoet-voiced Marquise de Caux.
Patti traveling in a superbly appointed
car built for her luxurious use, surrounded
by her suite, and "proteoted" by the irreg
ular Nioolini, receiving $5,000 a night
when she sings, holding the "world" in
musical thrall, is incomparably ahead of
the Empress of Russia in all the material
advantages of life. No dreams of ramb
ling, explosive and übiquitous Nihilism
mar her sleep; no question arises of the
allieganoe of her subjects while her voice
lasts; no disquieting thoughts of any trag
edy sayo what is sot to music for society's
Talk of Lotus Eaters, talk of all the
fabled happines possible to mortality,
and what can exoead the luxury of Adelina
Patti'a life, and the spell
of her transcendant gift only how
many would change places with her for
the allurements—and after
In her regnant artistic sway the press
has had a manifest hand. Paris and
London journals have for years expa
tiated upon, and lauded with irresistible
eloquence the incomparable beauty of
Patti's singing, and the admirable finish
of her aoting. .Leave the press oat of the
consideration, and perhaps the snooess
wouldn't border dangerously on luxury.
Tho papers harp upon this stage theme
in all its variations until the most reluc
tant memory is foroed to note the distaste
ful details. You take np your favorite
paper—and tho first one who
monopolies an undue shiraof notice —free
advertising—is Lawrence Barrett. His
agents send neatly printed proof slips to
the New York papers with the request
'' please notice." This is the sampla:
Several timeß has Mr. Barrett croesod the sea
for pleasure, and each time he has visited Lon
don, whore ho has been a favorite guest at sun
dry of the prominent clubs and in society, and
there he has frequently mat tho Prince of Wales.
Not only that, but it is whispered that the
Princess of Wales lias taken an unusul interest
in him and that her patronage is the prospective
guarantee of his brilliant triumph in the British
capital. Among the few of Mr. Barrett's friends
who aro aware of this rumor opinions differ
whether the Princess is more charmed with him
personally or histrionically; or whether, piqued
at tho Prince's; attention to American ladies, she
has found a worthy subject and thinks to retal
iate in kind.
The World did notice ia a vein not at all
to the actor's liking, and he works off his
indignation in the New York Tribune, wax
ing very ferocious over the " hounding of
disreputable papers."
This is one chapter devoted to Mr. Bar
rett. The next deals with his insulting
meanness to George H. Boker, whose play
Francesca di Rimini has been the great
euccess of Barrett's stage career. He has
made largs sums of money night
ly by it, and he begrudged
the author the email royalty agreed upon,
and quarrels over an addition to it.
Of all the men who tread the boards,
Barrett is the least liked and respected be
tf.inse of his paltry, tyranioal ways. Had
he been treated as he treats his subordin
ates, euccess would never have come to
him. No generosity of applause ever mel
lows him into c partnership of it with any
associate in the plaudit-causing scene.
His "cut" of George H. Boker would be
funny if it were not so surprising. It is
within the memory of not altogether the
oldest inhabitants when Tarry Brannigan
would stand hat in hand before any of the
Boker family.
His insolence is born of the generosity
of the preae, which in many instances, no
tably the New York Tribune, would make
Mr. Brannigan Barrett or Barrett
Brannigan believe himself born for the
purple —if not in it.
A story went the rounds not long ago
about Mr. Barrett's insisting upon the
landlord of some hotel taming George H.
Pendleton out of the best room because it
had been secured by the Barrett represen
tative in advance of his master's coming,
and in that unlucky interval pending the
potentate's arrival Boniface had audao
loasly given it to the Gentleman George,
who not mouthing and grimacing and pos
turing at bo much a night, never presumed
nponjioy prerogative- save "the grand old
support as an"English snob actor. "Here's
a lucky chance to inflate, and some friends
write a well advertised "defence," by
informing a receptive world that
the traduced actor is "a member of the |
well known family of Savin, a nephew of
the historian Grote and a university man."
Now this sweeps the board—although it
seems to have taken a great deal of dis
tinction to play second man in Henry Ir
vine's company. He is like Cleopatra's ;
pearl in a glass of 'alf and 'alf.
"Why, "says Mrs. Harris," nojwocder ex
tremists talk of the prospective downfall
of royalty in England when the Prince of
Wales is scarcely more than an advertis
ing medium for half the women on the
stage. "Not that he is valuable as a patron
of art —'tis the insinuation that's valuable
and that shows that a "noble school of art"
the stage is apt to encourage* and the
press to wreak its brain upon. By the I
way, I wonder if those two young men
who wrote of the full jeweled and fine
nerved Morris were remembered by her to
the enriching extent of one each of those
"eouveair" photographs?
Another Stay of Proceedings Had.
From yesterday's devalopemonts it looks
aa though the requisition proceedings
against Daniel B. Vermilye had about
made a quietus. A telegram was received
by Attorney General Hahn yesterday.from !
the district attorney of New York,advising
him to drop all proceedings in the case
until further advices were received from
the empire state. This is regarded by
the friends of Mr. Vermilye as practically
ending all further attempts at prosecution
in the matter. In pursuance to instructions
Judge Wood, to whom the case was re
ferred, adjourned the hearing until Tuesday
morning at 10 o'clock, when the matter
will be finally disposed of.
A Globe reporter met Detective Heidel
berg at the Merchants hotel yesterday af
ternoon, and asked how he liked the turn
affairs had taken.
"It suits me well enough," he replied; "if
there is anything wrong I want to know it,
and if the indiotment is not straight
it ia only just that Vermilye
should have a hearing. Of course I i
don't want to take a man unjustly, but if
my papers are right I want my men.. I
suppose the adjournment was brought
about by Mr. Gorman, who iB in New
York, and by Tuesday the matter of the
indictment should be fully investigated.
I am perfectly satisfied, only I should pre
fer being in New York, and shall return at*
soon as possible."
Mr. Heidelberg is the beau ideal of a de
tective and is just the kind
of a man one would suppose
Inspector Byrnes, the celebrated
chief of New York, would select to make
up his staff. He is keen eyed, unaßßum
ing, genteel and polite as a floor walker,
cool, nervy, intelligent and always self
Private advioes were received by a St.
Paul gentleman lnat night from New York,
intimating that the requisition had or
would be withdrawn. In this event, whioh
it is hoped is true, a full and complete vin
dication will have been made to the unjust
aspersions oast upon the character of
Mr. Vermilye who, his friends think, has
been the victim in this last action, of a
conspiracy oonoocted and carried out by
Gen. Myers.
422 Waba9haw street was thronged all day
yesterday with people. Great bargains were
the order of the day.
An Error In Hie Original Ordfr for Their
Issuance Corrected.
A special meeting of the city council was
held yesterday forenoon for the purpose
of rectifying a mistake with reference to
the issuance of bonds for sewer construc
tion purposes.
President Allen presided, and the ab
sentees were Aids. Cornish, St. Peter and
Starkey. : V/lyu<
The clerk read the call, after which a
communication was read from Comp
troller Roche calling attention to a resolu
tion offered by him and passed by the
oounoil on the loth of January laßt. The
resolution authorized the issue of $246,000
sewer bonds. In his communication Mr.
Roche explained that the amount was $50,
--000 in excess of the legislative acts of
1873, 1881 and 1883. The acts alluded to
authorized a total of $410,000. of which
$314,000 have been issued leaving a bal
ance of $95,000. V •
In view of the above a resolution was
adopted repealing the resolution of Jan
uary 15th, the last providing for the issu
ance of $140,000 sewer bonds.
The following resolution was then offer
ed and unanimously adopted:
■ Resolved, By the common oounoil of the
city of St. Paul, state of Minnesota. That
the proper officers are hereby instructed to
issue $95,000 of sewerage bonds in de
nominations of #1,000 each, bearing date
of March Ist, 1884, and interest at the rate
of five per cent, per annum, payable semi
annually at the financial agency of - the
city of St. Paul, in the city of New York,
as provided by law, principal payable on
the first day of March A. 1). 1909, being
rwenty-five years from the date of issue.
Said bonds shall be negotiated by the j
committee of ways and means of the city
of St. Paul, and proceeds thereof shall be
placed in the city treasury for the follow
ing purposes, viz:
To cover balance of sewer con
tracts for the year 1883 $60,000
For sewer purposes 1884 35,000 j
Total $95,000 j
The meeting then adjourned.
422 Wabashaw street was thronged all day
yesterday with people. Great bargains were
the order of the day .
The Mille Lacs Indians.
Gov. Hubbard's letters to the commis
sioner of Indian affairs, in regard to the
Mille Laos Indians are from the first let
ters Bent by the government to the com
missioner, Dec. 22, 1883, upen whioh the
commissioner ordered on examination to
be made by Maj. Lnse, the government
Indian agent. This agent made, or pre
tended to make this visit, and so reported
to the cominissioners,and also that no suf
fering existed among the Mille
Lacs, but that they were ~in a
comfortable condition. Soon after
this, affidavits were made by five or six
citizens of Mille Lao, whioh were in total
contradiction of the agent's statement to
the commissioner, and which showed that
Maj . Luse made no examination whatever
of the condition of the Indians, and avoid
ed any conference with them. These affi
davits were forwarded to Gov. Hubbard,
and by him sent on to Washington, and it
is in response to this last action of the gov
ernor that an inspeotor is now on the way
from Washington to visit the Indians on
the reservation on whioh they are
living. ' ■
; 422 Wabashaw street was thronged all day
yesterday with people. Great bai gains were
the order of the day.
He Was Victimized.
There is a class of individuals in nearly
every department of life and living, that
hanger to be humbugged as babies do for
milk. ', Of this class John F. Enowles, a
Minnesota farmer, seems to have belonged.
He bought a steam thresher engine of an
agent of Nichols, Shepard & Co., of Battle
Creek', Mich., on a cobweb warranty, pay
ing part cash ' and giving two
notes. iOf course the machine gave
out, : and the lower. ; courts de
cided against the manufacturers. The
Battle Creek firm appealed to the supreme
court, which yesterday decided that the
manufacturers are entitled to their full
pay, and.that the warranty is a straw doc
ument, and that Knowlea must pay for his
verdant "greenness in fail.'. vl
• 4 —.
Sleigh rides to Merriam park are all the
rage just now.
Mrs. Oapt. E. B. Gibbs, formerly of St.
Paul, ia at Rome, Italy.
The C. K. A, gave a pleasant party at
Seibert's hall on Friday evening.
Friday evening the German club had
a pleasant dance at Sherman hall.
The party given by Prof. Beggs, at Tur
ner hall Friday night, was a success.
Friday night the Mannheimer "gentle
men" will have a sleigh ride to Merriam
On Wednesday evening next, the Dra
matic olub will give an entertainment at
the Athencoam.
On Friday evening next, Minn6haha
! Lodge No. 61, B. L. F., will give a recep
tion at Pfeifer's hall.
Mr. and Mrs. Myron Brown have taken
rooms at Cafe Livingston's for the re
mainder of the season.
The Excelsior club will have a danoing j
party at Seibert's hall, on East Seventh |
street, next Friday night.
Mesßra. A. B. Robert and B. L. Brunson
left last evening for Rubh City, where
they will spend the Sabbath.
Mr. and Mrs. James L. McAfee, of Port
! land avenue, after an absence in the east
for aeverel weeks, have returned.
Mr. P. J.Giesen will give the famous
bass song, "Der Wanderer" by Schubert,
at the Turner hall concert to-night.
Thursday evening next, the St. Paul |
Boat olub will give its third and lust party !
at Sherman hall, with Seibert's orchestra. I
The ladies of St. John's charch gave a i
a very pleasant leap year party on Tues- ',
day evening at Mrs. Jennings, on Ash
Mr. Philip J. Schaub returned from
Chicago last Thursday, where he attended
the wedding of hia brother. He had a
splendid visit.
After spending a month in the large |
cities of the east hearing tho best of J
music, Prof. Frank Wood returned to hit) j
duties last week.
Master Alfred and Miss Ray Mason, en
tertained fifty of their young friends on
Thursday evening last. Mrs. Tavernier
furnished the music.
Misses Lillie Kersob. and Emma Stock
gave a very pleasant leap year party to
their friends, on Friday evening, at No,
449 Woodward avenue.
The leap year party by the ladies of the
German society takes place at the Athen
aeum, to morrow night.and promises to be
a very enjoyable affair.
Admiral Stambel, U. S. N,, and wife and
Mrs. Capt. C. D. Sohmidt 2nd daughter, of
St. Panl, are resting at Hotel de Ganes,
Genoa, Italy, en route to Rome.
On Wednesday eveniog tho Patriarch
olub went np to Fort Snelling where they
enjoyed a very pleasant dance, Seibert's
orchestra furnishing the music.
Since her return from Omaha, the ami
able and accomplished Miss Touseca, of
Nelson avonue, is looking more oharming
ly lovely, if possible, than ever.
Jacob B. Sattlor, junior partner of the
clothing houae of Sattler Bros., 91 Eftst
Third street, filed intentions of marriage
with Miss Carrie Alles yesterday.
Extensive preparations are being made
for the fourth annual masquerade ball of
the Merchants hotel employes, at Market
hiill on the evening of the 22nd inst.
On Wednesday evening next, the "Pleas
ant Club" will give a ball at Market hall
for the banefit of the Home for the Friend
less, Seiberb's orchestra furnishing the
Mrs. Bertie Cabbanne and Messrs.
Manner and Dorgan have been engaged to
take tho solo parts in Messiah which is
soon to be brought out in Owatonna by
the Ciioral society of that city.
Mr. and Mrs. Brockwav, who have been
spending several months in St. Paul, ex
pect to leave for their home in New York
this week. They are quests of Mrs. Fred
ricks, of Fourteenth street, and Mra. Fur
loflg, of Jackson street.
Tho St. Paul railroad check clerks have
arranged to give a grand ball at Market
hall on the 15th. This is their first annual
ball, and they propose to make it a splen
did uffair, on which occasion Seibert's or
chostrn will furnish the music.
The Evaning Star Social olub will not
give their next hop Friday evening, on ac
count of their ball which occurs Monday
evening, February 25, at Pfeifer's hall.
j They are making grand preparations for
the occasion and a good time is expected,
ilusic by Stein:a orchestra.
Carnival night and annual masquerade
of the German society on the 25th of this
month will eclipse anything of the kind
had heretofore. The society and its corps
of experienced managers have been at
work for weeks in preparing a good and
original programme for the enjoyment of
Rev. John H. Morley, pastor of the
Park Congregational church, St. Anthony
Hill, has been detained from his pulpit for
several weeks by novere illnt-ss. He has
now so far recovered as to resume his la
j bors and will occupy his pulpic at this
| morning's service, but will not preach in
i | the oven ing.
The eighth Sunday evening concert by
Seiber's orchestra, will be given at Turner
] hall to-nighi. The programme is a
1 i peculiarly good one and contains a num
ber of geuis, inoludinj? selections from
Gnnod's Faust, containing the most sub
lime and striking melodies from this
grand and classic opera.
The party given at the residenoe of
, Oapt. Quinn, Nelson avenue, 1b at evening,
, in honor of the birthday anniversary of
Miss H»ttie Strong, of Fort street, was
largely attended end a most enjoyable af
fair. Mrs. Quinn and her daughter, Miss
Totiseoa, did the honor?, in their usual
graceful and big-bearted style.
The Misse3 Cardozo, seriated by Mis?
, ' Alice Tonseca and Miss Carrie Robert, of
• Nelson avenue, and Miss Hattio Strong,of
: Fort street, have organized an amateur
. dramatio club, th&t in point of talent and
> j loveliness is second to none in the state.
; A teat of their ability will scon be given,
• and the proceeds devoted to another leap
year benefit for the boys.
A fancy dress domino matinee is an
; nounced at Sherman hail for Saturday
' evening, February 16, from 7 nntil 11
r o'clock, tinder the direction of Mr. R.
Harry Evans. The reception committee
i 3 composed of ladies, the floor committee
' of Messrs. C. H. McGill, W. W. Price,
Fred. E. Powers, Fred. Banning, Wm.
' Armstrong, Wm. Farnham.
There was a leap year party Friday
evening, given by Miss Stock, at the resi
dence of Mr. Stoolc on Woodward street.
7 Dancing until 3 a. m., fonrteen couple
taking part. Amongst those present were
■ I Miss Kerch, the Misses Winker, Rill
r Weber, Schwaitz and Prerneriin, Messrs.
i i Pfeiffer, Birmingham, Winker, Schwaitz,
. I Geele, Bcenoman, Reiehard and I,',;■ska.
The birthday party of Miss Nannie Mar
-3 shall, daughter of Major Marshall, at the
" Clarendon hotel last Moaday evening, was
one of the moat pleasant social events of
the season. The ocoasion was honored by
the presence of many friends of the young
lady, who entertained her guests in a
• graceful and charming mannet. D&ne
, ing, music, and a dainty spread were the
3 C A social reoeption is to be gmn St. Val
entine's Eve, Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Sher
■ man hall, by the aesooi ution of stationery
dies are placed at the nominal price of $1. 1
The receipts for the evening ere to be da- 1
voted to a fund for securing a mechanical j ]
and scientific library for the benefit of ]
the members of the association. . r
Mrs. John Summers, gave last evening, (
a very pleasant mnsicale at the Windsor, '
on which occasion Miss Langran, of Hud
son. Mrs. Holton and Mrs. Arthur Rogers, j ,
furnished some very delightful vocal j (
solos. Mrs. Holton also gave a fine speci- '
men of recitation. Miss Glover, also re
cited several . pieces. Mr. Bittenhouse
gave a charming solo on the flute. A lit
tle dancing closed an exceedingly pleasant '
gathering.- ; :,> v <.'■; - '
Messrs. Mnelenbrnch,Mr. Holdt and Mr. '
Hubbard, who went down to Owatorraa to \
play at a concert there, returned yesterday 1
and report the concert to be an excellent
one. There is a good deal of musical tal- ;
ent in Owatonna, and it can boast of a '
good choral sooiety, a brass band and a !
good orchostra, Haydn's Creation has
been under rehersal for some time, and ;
will be given shortly, on whioh occasion i '
Seibert's orchestra will assist.
Among the very charming social events | .
of the past week must be noted the leap
year party tendered by Miss Mattie Jen
nings, of Ashland avenue, last Tuesday j
evening, to young people composing the
club of St. Johns church. The guests
were splendidly entertained by the young
hostess, and a delightful evening was
passed. Dancing formed a conspicuous
feature, Seibert's orohestra supplying the
melody. |
Last Friday evening a party of ladies i
and gentlemen of upper town arranged 1
for a sleighing excursion to the home of ]
Lorenzo Hoyt, situated on the confines of j j
Como lake. The snow was in splendid i
condition and the participants enjoyed the
ride hughly. Arriving at the hospitable
home of Mr. Hoyt, the party were given a
truly magnicent reception. Dancing en
sued and before returning the guests par
took of a very elegant supper. It was a
jolly affair throughout.
The Episcopalians of St. Paul and Min
neapolis are . giving benefit parlor enter
tainments for the Sheltering Arms insti
tution. The first of these will take place
Tuesday evening next at the house of Dr.
Johnson, No. ID Second street northeast,
East division, Minneapolis, under the aus
pices of Holy Trinity chnroh. It will be
under the direction of Mrs. M. C. Thayer,
of St. Paul, assisted by Prof. W. A.
Wheaton, pianist. Among the special at
tractions will be an instrumental quartet
and trio. Prof. Achleitner, of Minneapo
lis, will give some fine zither music. The
programme will be varied by choice selec
tions from prominent local elocutionists.
On Thursday evening the 7th inst. a
party of young people left the city at 8 p.
m. for Meriiam Park,' where a very enjoy
able evening was spent. In the course of
tho evening an elegant suppor was served.
Music and games were the attraction of
of the evening. Among those present
were: Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Hainson,
Missss Jeanette and Gristine Stoddart,
Jennie and Lillie Wißnom, Annie and
Teresa Burk, Kiltie Lanpher. Martha Kno
lan, Annie Little, Mattie Rratz, Sarah
Spangler, Kittie Williams and Sarah Kel
ly. Messrs. A. O. Harper, J. G. White, I.
O. Root, F. J.Garrity, C. Forsell, S. Wis
nom, Goo. A. Virtue, Wm. G. Breg, J.
Holdeman, W. C. Kendall, L. Yon Kew, O.
Ruoff and A. Green.
Steiner— O'Connor.
A pleasant wedding took place in the
Sixth ward last Thursday afternoon, being
the marriage of Mr. Jacob R. Steiner and,,
Miss Joanna O'Connor, well known and
highly esteemed resideuts of that portion
of the city.
Tho ceremony was performed by Rev.
Father Gallagher at 4 o'clock p. m., after
which an elegant reception and supper
was given at the residence of the bride's
parents. The bride wore a dress of laven
der silk and she looked very bewitching
and beautiful.
The presents wero numerous and beau
tiful, the list being as follows:
Mr. and Mrs. O'Connor, parents of bride,
Mr. William Peel, brother-in-law of
bride, lamp.
Mr. John O'Connor, brother of bride ,
silver knives, forks and spoons.
Mrs. Foley, set of improved irons.
Miss Rose Peel, neice of bride, ink
Mis 3 Katie McCarty, glass tea and
pickle caster. -"-sj-V
Mr. and Mrs. Melady, statue. „
Miss Mary Peel, sister of bride, hand
work embroidered pin cushion.
Mr. Walter Garrett, plush album, tea
set, majolica pitcher.
M. O'Connor, brother of bride, morocco
Miss Mary M. McCarthy, glass set, floral
John O'Connor, brother of bride, toilet
William Peel, nephew of bride, card re
Mrs. Hill, set silver knives, forks and
Mr. and Mrs. Sullivan, sugar and salt
Mrs. O'Connor, mother of bride, dinner
Mrs. Flynn, pickle castor and pitcher.
Mrs. Mike McCarthy, linen table cloth
and napkins.
Jacob R. Steiner, husband of bride, lot
16, block 32, Martin Lineau's rearrange
ment of block 32, Brown & Jackson's ad
dition to West St. Paul.
Mrs. Peel, si3tor of bride, lace bed
spread and pillow shams.
Mr, and Mrs. Kenney, bed spread and
pillow shams, half dozen towsls.
Mis 3 Katie Kenney, set vases and hand
George Marti, druggist, morocco album.
Mamie Kenney, hand glass.
Valentine Steiner, brother of groom,
plush chair and ottoman.
Mrs. Miller, one-half dozen toilet tidies.
Sadie Keiley, brides maid, lamp mat and
J. W. Kenney, brother-in-law of bride,
dressing case.
Fine colored silk from the mother of
the bride.
Mr. Senate, cradle and high chair.
John G. Steinor, brother of groom, sil
ver water server.
Mrs. N. V. Back, beautiful three light
Woodland Park sociable.
The ladies society, connected with the
Woodland Park Baptist church, will give
an entertainment and sale of fancy arti
cles at their new chapel, situated on the
corner of Selby avenue and Arundel street,
one block from the St. Anthony hill cars,
on Friday afternoon and evening next, *
Feb. 15. The repntation of this society
warrants a good entertainment. A distinc
tive and pleasant feature will be the art
room, containing a silk bed spread com
posed of twenty-five blocks, each of which
is : elegantly hand painted in oil
with a different picture. This spread
could not be duplicated for less than $200.
There will be shown handsomely
ered silk drapery, and the young ladies
have several "crazy" silk quilts. All of
these will be on exhibition during the even
ing, and are well worth seeing. '■ -Another
feature will be a table supplied with home
made candies, made by the ladies of the
society. Supper will be served from 6to
10 o'clook in the evening. The proceeds
of the entertainment will be devoted '
towards defraying the expense of furnish- I
ing their new chapel. Don't forget to go
and assist the ladies..
Denominational Zealotry.
Somewhat of a breeze has been created
in ecclesiastical circles by the collision be
tween the 'religious bodies in relation to
the occupancy of Merriam park.;A It seems
the Coagregationalists bought lots in the
park early in the seasen, and were the first
to enter. They were cordially welcomed;
and gave their obligations" to Col. Merriam
' to. build a church, as soon as the season
■ psrmit;. ji; A canister, Rev. Mr. Fuller, has
„* nH,-, n .*- " *«V, H ., d WR3 r^r^rir*<r
the people preferred not to wait for the
building. Suddenly, without notice, the
Presbyterians appeared, bought lots, pro
posed to build, and have started to hold
services; There is not room for both
churches, and the community is now to be.
divided by two competing churches. Out
side parties in both cities deem the: move
ment untimely, and deprecate the sectarian
feeling this entrance of a second church
occasions. s
Acker Post Social Entertainment.
Acker Post G. A. R., have made ar
rangements for a social gathering of old
veterans and their families, which will
occur at their hall near Jackson street be
tween Fifth and Sixth on Thursday even
ing next, and a very pleasant and agreea
ble allusion is warranted by those having
the entertainment in charge. Among
other attractive features wfll be an
address by General John B. San
born, a select reading by Miss
Ella Glover, while a quartette club will
sandwich in a pleasing programme of
song between the literary exercises. By
an arrangement made with tha superin
tendent of the street raiway, the oars will j
be in waiting to carry everybody home at '
the close of the exercises. It is distinctly
desired to be understood that every vet
eran, his family, widow or orphaned chil
dren have an especial invitation to be
Concert To-night.
The concert to be given to-night by
Seibert's orchestra consists of the follow- j
ing numbeiß:
March .... "The Red Hussar," .... Schleppegrell
Overture "Pec ha Mignon," La. gey
String Quartett .Haydn I
Grand Selection "Faust" Gounod j
Bass Song "Der Wanderer" Schubert :
Her P. J. Gieeen,.
Accompanied by his sod, Adolph Giesen.
Duet for flute and cello"Seh'wanengeEaiij4"Popp
Messrs. Guibertand Holdt.
Prof. A. ScheufiVr, accompanist.
Overture "Orpheus" ...Offenbach
sa. Hcimweh Jungmann.
(b. GeburUtaKblnme Beckliog
Selection "Heart and Hand," Leeoeq
Knight* of St. Paul.
At the regular meeting of the Knights
of St. Paul last week, tho following of
ficers were elected for the ensuing year:
President— Breen.
Vice President -John 8011.
CoiLmuiHler—Win. Dowlan.
First Lieutenant—D. I'eeley.
Second Lieutenant John M. White.
Secretary—J. H. Bell.
■ Treasurer—John Mitcholl.
Sargoant at-Arms—D. Shea.
Ex-council—B. Dowlan, Pat Homo, J. J.
McGehen, James Ryan and D. D. Doyle.
Marriage Licenses.
The following marriage licenses were
issued the past week from the office of the
clerk of the district court: Joseph Gabriel j
and Ellenora Bleohner, Francis Ray and
Julia Lauvuettc, Math Kaufmann and Car
rie Wahle, James Alder»>on and Florence
Foger, Adolph Schuwrader and Mary
Jane Shepard, Nels A. Klasell and Caro
line Nelson, Leen Anderson and Christina
M. Hogberg, James McCarthy and Ellen
Arenner, James B. Suttler and Carrie
"The Sheltering Arms."
The young ladies of St. Paul's church
are requested to meet with Mrs. S. S.
Breed Thursday at 3 p. m., for tho pur
pose of organizing a society in aid of the
diocesan orphanage known as "The Shel
tering Arms."
The Fresh Jurymen.
The |f olio wing venire of jurors have
been summoned to appear at the district
court at 10 o'clock Monday morning:
Henry M. Bristol P. W. Hodge
P. T. Kavanaugh Frank E. Irvine
Bernard Kuhl Patrick Kelly, Jr.
J. H.HuUsick John W. Hope
Gates A. Johnson, Jr. Marcus L. Hayden
Wm. Kosminaky Joseph Lee
Edward Jackson Edward P. Kennick
Robert A. Kirk, E. T. Kramer
Wm. 11. Hollaed John B. Hoxie
Chas. B. Sanborn John J. Lawrence
Georg3 P. Jacobs Arnold Kulman
Horatio Hmiltou George E. Hess Sj
William Knight l Moses C. Kimberle
Jose Kief er, Jr. Jo 1 H.Joes •
D. D. Lam bio Rodney P. Kellogg
Louis J. Lee -Aw '
Alfred C. Lamphear, who was drawn on
the venire is absent at Florida, Wm. P.
Jewett at Washington, and Wm. L, Lavall
was not to be found.
Fire Alarm.
A still alarm of fire was sent in to tho central
fire hall at 6:40 lust oveninc;, and the conflegrant.
display observed on the corner of Fourth and
Locust streets leading the department to think
that the blaze was of no ordinary siza, tho whole
department in the lower town wes summoned to
the spot. On arriving jon the ground it was
found that the huge iron smoke stack of Blod
gett & Ospood'a three-story planing mill -was
burning out, that it was at a white heat anil run
ning up through the builfling had set it on fir?
in the drying room. Employes, however, kept
the fire from spreading while the hose of the
chemical was uncoiled and in readiness for any
emergency. The stack finally cooled off ■«!:!
out doing any damage to speak of. The struc
ture was insured for $15,000.
These are Solid Facts.
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ever placed within the reach of suffering human
ity, truly is Elertric Bitters.. Inactivity of the
liver, biliousness, jaundice, constipation, weak
kidneys, or any disease of the uninr.ry organs,
or who ever requires an appetizer, tonic or mild
stimulant, will always fii'd Electric Bitters the
best and only certa n cure known. They act
surely and quickly; evary bottle guaranteed to
give entire satisfaction or money refunded.
Sold at fifty cents a bottle by Lainbie & Bethuno.
Absolutely Pure.
This powder nsver varies. A marvel of puri
ty, strength and wholosomeness , More economi
cal than the ordinary kinds, and cannot be cold
In competition with the multitudes of low tost,
short weight, alum or phosphate powders. Sold
only n earns. Botal Bajuws Powdtb Co., 106
Wall refit, New York.
antewi. Dr.CaUum. 41 East M Bt., Cor. Cndar.
I am retiring from the Fancy Goods business,
and offer my entire stock of Embroideries,
commenced acd finished, and Material for all
kinds of Embroideries, Zeptryrs, Yams, Hand
Knit Goods, etc., with my entire stock of fine
Holiday Goods, at and balow cost. I will give
you good bargains. Call and see me.
Prepared from; Select Fruits
that yield the finest Flavors,
Have been used for years. Be
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Extracts. None of Or eater
Strength. None of such Perfect
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the natural Flavor of the Fruit,
Chicago, 111., and St. Louis, Mo.,
H*krr» at (. ::,u\:-i \e-i.t Gems, Dr. Frlec't Crew Bikini
Powder, and Dr. Prlee'a Caique Perfumes.
Proceeiiiiits of --lie Common Council.
Special M< et lug.
. St. Paul, Feb. 9, 1884., 11:30 a. m.
President Allen in the Chair.
Present—Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Rob
ert, Fischer. Otis, Smith, Johnson, Van
Slyke, Mr. President— 0. • ..
From His Honor the Mayor—Call tor the
Tho Mayor called the meeting at request
of Aid. O'Connor, Allen and Vim Slyke, to
consider issuance of sewerage bonde.
Of City Comptroller— Bonds—
To the Honorable the President and Com
mon Council of the City of St. Paul:
Gkntlejikn: The resolution of Counoil
prepared by me and passed by Council on
the 15th of January, 1884, authorizing the
issue of $146,000 sewer bonds, is $50,100 in
excess of the legislative acts of years 1873,
1881 and 1883. The acts authorize a total
of $410,000. There has been issued $314,
--100 bond* to present date, leaving a bal
ance of $95,900. It becomes necessary to
pass the accompanying resolutions. Very
respectfully. Joiin W. Roan.
City Comptroller.
February 9, 1884.
Resolved, By the Common Council of the
city of St. Pp.nl that the resolution passed
January 15, A. D., 1884, and approved Jan
uary 17,1884, instructing the proper offi
| cers to issue one hundred and forty-six
i thousand (§146,000) dollars sewer
| age bonds of the city of St.
Paul in denominations of one thou
sand dollars each, maturing in twenty-five
years from the first day of March, 1884,
is, and the sans is hereby repealed and
■hall bo of no foroe whatever.
Yeas—Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robert,
Fischer, Otis, Smith, Johnson, Van Slyke,
Mr. President—9.
Approved Feb. 9,1884.' ,
Resolved, By the Common Council of
tho City of Saint Paul, State of Minnesota:
That tho proper officers are hereby in
structed to issue ninety thousand
($95,000) dollars of sewerage bonds, in
denominations of one thousand dollars
each, bearing date of March' 1, 1884, and
interest at the rate of five (">) per cent,
| per annum, payable semi-annually at the
financial agency of the city of Saint Paul,
in tha city of New York, as provided by
! law; principal payable on the Ist day of
Maroh, A. D. 1909, being twenty-five years
! from tho date of issue. Said boi.ds shall
I be negotiated by the Committee of Ways
I and Means of the city of Saint Paul, and
J the proceeds thereof shall be placed in the
j City Troasury for the following purposes,
I viz:
To cover balance of sewer con
tracts for the year 1883 60,000 00
For sewer purposes, year 18S4. 35,000 00
$95,000 00
—Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robert,
Fischer, Otis, Smith, Johnson, Van Slyke,
Mr. President—9.
Approved Feb. 9,1834.
A. Allen, President of Council.
Tnos A. Pbesdebgabt, City Clerk.
Alleged Fraudulent Transfer.
Otis Corbin filed a suit in the district
court yesterday egainst Jsne M. Jaggor, to
recover an unpaid judgment given by the
court in his favor against her husband
John, which the complaint alleges be
(John) is hiding from. Tfco paper goes
on to state that John has lately paid
$8,500 for two parcels of real
estate with money earned by
himself, whioh property is now valued
at $16,000, and vested the title deeds in his
wife. Therefore the plaintiff prays the
court that 'this property be adjudged
that of John instead of Jane, that bis
judgment be made a lien upon the same,
and that it be sold to satisfy it.
Office of the City Teeastbeb, )
St. Paul, Minn., Feb. 6,1884. >
All persons interested in the ' re-a9sossment
for paving W.-tboshaw street, from .Third street
to College avenue, v . -Vs.'
that on the sth day of Feb., 1834, I did 'receive
a . warrant from the City Comptroller.
of tho city of St. Paul, for the collection of the
above named assessment.
The nature of this -warrant is, that if you
fail to pay the assessment within
after the fir3t publication of this notice, I shall
report yon and your real estate so re-assesed as
delinquent, and apply | to the District Court of
the county of Ramsey, Minnesota, for judgment
against your lands, lots,blocks,.or parcels there
of so re-ass--seed,including interest,costs and ex
penses, and for an order of the Court to sell the
satne for the payment thereof. - |
87-40. GEOKGE REIS, City Treasurer.
Pupil of the eminent pianist, and teacher, S.
B. Mills, of New York, and for . several years a
teacher in well known j educational institutions,
and of private classes, most respectfully tenders
bis services to those desiring a thoroughly com-:
I potent, experienced and conscientious teacher.
Twenty lessons (one hour).... ........S4O 80
Twentylossons (half hour) ;............ 25 00
: Orders m^y be left at my studio, - over B. C.
Mnneer's Mcuc Store, 107 E Third street. 906
Hate & Monroe st?. l ChlcagM|
V C; mi-1 onnii to vf vl:rai tl «!^H
jr 14oS, »W yi^i, ail) Bnpmvinsi^B
f I nsln:^£i)i», ■ Salb, Can, Bc:a,^H
■ompoM, ifial»«a. - CzVLimsa^B
'jc.li Dram llajorH HufVonJ^H
Tats ■ Saodrj Baal O«tSU, ii^HH
.Uttrk!k il» Uanrts InjlraietH ant U^M
It will pay you to purchase it now and save it until you do need it
Considering that you can get it for
At the two stores of
91 East Third Street and 153 East Third Street.
Have again been made in both stores.
S. BERGMAN, - . . - . . Assignee.
An Immense Stock of FORFEITED PLEDGES for Half Their Origi
nal Cost, Consisting of
Gold Watches of all styles, Silver Watches of all makes, Diamonds in Solitaire and Cluster
Rings, Solitaire and Cluster Veil Pins and Brooches, Diamond Studs; several T«ry nno paiw Dia
mond Cuff Buttons Diamond Collar Buttons; an unusual largo !i»«ortnient of Diamond Eardrops.
Solid Gold Kings, plnin ami set; Gold Chains, Gold Bracelets Plated Chains of all styles; Gold-
Headed Cat erf, Sterling Silver Knives, Forks and Spoons, Music Boxes, Musical Instrument*,
Opera Glasses, Clocks and Silverware,; Guns, Kitles mid Revolvers, &c, Ac. Send for CaUiloguu
and List of Prices. Goods sent C. O. D., with privilege of examination. Watch Kepairing, Dia
mond Setting and Engraving.
Pawnbroker & Jeweler,
41 Jackson St.,Oppoeite the Merchants Hotel. \
dllLdiJlb ill CL DllUijd.
I St. Paul Agenoy for BURT'S, GRAY'S,
lv REYNOLD'S, and Many Others.
XaT Mail orders promptly tilled.
H*fl long ilnoe established Its olnhna to public favor and has now entered upon Ita IBth year nniC
the most favorable arjspicea. Send (or catalogue giving full particulars. Cor. 8d and Jackson,
• XV. A. tADDIH Principal.
FAIRBANKS, MOBSI & CO., • 371 & 373 Sifeley Street
M\W 11 A 1 4MY 3fl M M sw ■
IfaJiilfiili $< PAHiIII. St. Paal. Mihil
68 and 70 Sibley Street, Corner Fifth, - - - St. Paul, Minn
Stationery, Druggists' Sundries and Toys,
We also hfive the sole control of the merchandise constituting the stock of the T. S. WHITI
STATIONERY COMPANY, which must be sold to close their business. We devote an entire floo
of our new store 407 Bible? street, to its display and oiler you some big bargains. Call and see as
Attnniu. hi? Artists tnn Best in Irq Werlti.
AuiUlUwluUPll tli Aillolb liio filial lil UIS rrtlillli
I know of none superior to the Weber and none that can com
pete with them for durability.— Oarreno.
The tone of the Weber Piano is so sweet, rioh and sympathetic,
vet so full, that I shall always rank you as tho greatest manufac
turer of the day.—Emma Thursby.
Weber Pianos excel all others in volume of tone and in pow«
of expression.—S. Liebling.
There are no Pianos in the world that sustain the voioe like the
Weber.—Emma Abbott. .
R. O. HUNGER, Agent, St. Paul.
Bend for Catalogues.
James McMillan & Co.,
Proprietors of the
109 First Avenue South, MINNEAPOLIS, MINN,
Shipments solicited. Writ* for njrrnlar".
lit Saint Joseph's
For the Education of Tom Ladies
Parents desirous of placing thair daughters in
a first class school, will do well to investigate
the claims of tnia institution. .To the present
building, which is both spacious and beaut if
a large addition is being erected, which will con
tain mimic, exhibition and recreation halls. The
coarse of studies in the different departments is
thorough, nothing being omittedl that is neces
sary to impart a finished education. . The musi
cal department comprises a thorough course for
graduation in Theory and Practice. Every ad- j
: vantage is afforded to those who wish to pursue <
a special course in painting; general instruction s
in drawing are given Li ■ class-rooms. -' For par
ticular apply to 313T/JB 8 D PEBIOB. 8644
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T«ry, Boom «L GiifilUn Block, for farnisltrni
abont 10* 0 yarfe Bubble Roc*. Speci&catk.
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