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SAD LOSS OF LIFE.
By the Flood Sapping a Building Ten Lives Are Lost. The Work of Relief Better Organized Than at any Previous Time. A Number of Very Nan-ow Escapeg-The Peo pie, as One Man, Impelled to Liberality. *HE FATAL FALL OF A BUTLDING. Cixcin-xati, Feb. 15.—The building that fell this morning were occupied as boarding bouses by Robert Kyle and Geo. Chester. There were about thirty-flive people in the building at the time. The following are known to have been killed, either by falling Imber or drowning: Jno. W: Kyle, son at the proprietor Mary E. Colter. Maud Ellis. James Ogden. Barnev Winkler. Mrs. Winkler. Thomas Burke. Mrs. Lena Burke and two children. ' Wm. and Louis Burke, making ten lives so !ar known to have been lost. The rescued women were conveyed in the patrol wagon to the fire engine house in tlie ficinity, and were made comfortable by the fire. Mrs. Kyle, whose son was lost in the ruins, was inconsolable. She imagined her boy was aiive and struggling for his freedom, then she gave him up for lost, and her agony was heart rendering. Mrs. Webb, who occu pied a room in the part that fell, says, she could not slip for the cracking of the walls. She thought first that it was the paper that was effected by the water, but afterwards sup posed it to be something worse. I got up at fast, she said, and wakened Mary Colter, and told her we must get out, as something was going to happen. I went to the door of the Oext room, where Maud Ellis was sleeping, a-nd tried to awaken her. Then I called Mary Colter again to hurry. She was sitting in bed. t was near the door, and I felt the house going I could have stepped through the door to the front part, but I turned to get Mary. I oouldn't see, and I felt all around for her, and then we all went down together. I do tuA know how I escaped, but I crawled out Und scsreained. This was told between gobs, as the poor woman bemoaned her room mate. Mary Colter, and the girl Maud Ellis, occu pants of the house, say they called the atten tion of the owner last summer to the weak ness of the rear wall, but it was not repaiied. One of them thinks the wooden lintel over the rear cellar door broke by the effect of the water and so Jet the rear wall down. The body of Thos. Burke was recovered shortly before noon. It was crushed fearfully. The accident has spread terror amongthe occupants of similar old buildings in the flooded district. Many who can do so are getting safer quarters. By a confusion of names the report was current that two additional bodies had been found, making the total number of victims twelve. It was afterwurds learned that two people hitherto called Winkler in the reports, were Mr. and Mrs. Woenker. This leaves the total number of victims so far as known at ten. The body of Maude Ellis is also re covered. The body of another woman was found fast under the partition wall, but owinp-to the danger of the other walls falling a fui-#.-r search was abandoned till the water falls. RELIEF MEASURES. A conference was hold this morning be tween Gen. Beekwith, Charles W. Constan line, chairman of the Ohio relief commission, and the Cincinnati commerce relief com mittee. It was decided to send out as soon as can be a loaded steamer, the Granite State, for points above Cincinnati, bearing the relief. The government, state cf Ohio, and chamber of commerce committee will distribute in harmony, so as not to have con ftision. The government will put aboard supplies worth §10,000, the state commission $15,000, and the chamber of commerce com mittee as much as it can get ready. FIVE PERSONS DROWXED. Pajhtcah, Ky., Feb. 15.—While John Beat tie was attempting to convey his wife and three ehildren and two young ladies named Weatherford, across the backwater near New burg, ou the Tennessee river, the skiff was '-lushed against a tree by the current and Mrs. Beattie, all the children and one of the young ladies were drowned. FLOOD XOTE3. The press relief boat Iron City, has been in the neighborhood of Steubenville, Ohio, but the people with few exceptions do not ask aid. At Louisville, Ky., the river is at a stand al -If'.V feet The river at Louisville was stationary all \ e-aerda y. The government relief boat left Pittsburg yesterday with 300 tons of supplies for Iron icUl. At Wheeling, W. Va., the river is rising ugiin. At Cairo the river is rising very slowly, am; slums 49 feet 4 inches. It is not thought thai it will reach the height of last year by a Toot. Cleveland has already contributed $20,000 forthe relief fund, and the work of collect ing still goes bravely on. Boston has given $35,000 to the sufferers by the floods, and the wool merchants have farwarded $3,000 in cash and $1,200 worth uf blankets. From Louisville, Ky., the report is that far more damage has been done this year than lest, and in the smaller towns in that region the hcu;es in many eases have toppled over, and many more are likely to. Richmond, Va., is bestowing itself and sending relief to the flood sufferers. The position of parties at Shawneetown is very perilous. The current on the streets is so swift that skiffs or rowboats have difficulty it stemming the current. The Park house, especially, is in danger, and twelve or more families have taken refuge in it. At Wheeling, W. Va., some 5,000 people are'in distress, but the city is determined to take care of them, and will accept no relief as y3t. The people at many points on the Ohio de serve the greatest praise, as the wealthy are giving freely to aid their more unfortunate neighhors, and ask for no outside help. The ice which went out in the Hudson on Thursday gorged yesterday just below Albany, N. Y., and many of the lower streets are flooded. The lumber districts are under water. All along the river reports come that the late wind storm did an incalculable amount of damage. The state commissioners, Ohio, are taking the management of the supplies coming from all parts of the state, and the distribu tion is most satisfactory. The great problem now, is a supply of fuel, Hie weather has suddenly become cold,aud no calculation was made for such. The coal .nd wood, or what is left of it, is under pter, and a new supply is hard to obtain. Helena, Ark., is appealing for aid, as the A-ashouts have caused much damage and suf fering. At Memphis the river is still five inches l#low the danger line, It is expected that many plantations below there will be over ilooded. The water is falling at Cincinnati at the rate of one inch and a half an hour. The Red River is rising rapidly, and the people are fleeing for their lives. Mules and Battle, have been floating down for a day or two. GAS EXPLOSION. Newcastle, Pa., Feb. 15.—A chandelier in ;he residence of Sewell Fulkerson, fell dur ing the night, after the family retired. Ful kersoh struck a match early this mornin° and a terrible explosion followed, shattering slas3, tearing off hinges, and burning Ful ierson badly. Willing: to Testify. [Special Telegram to the Globe,] Bismarck, Feb. 15.—A special having >een published to the effect that a number of Jigmarck citizens would be 6ubpeoned be (ore_tbe United States grand jury at Fargo to testify in an investigation of the removal oj the capitol, the Tribune pf this city to-day Interviewed a number of the persons men tioned and each expressed an anxiety to be j summoned. All said they would leave for Fargo on the first train after being notified by mall or telegraph that they were wanted. THE OLD WORLD. j IXfeCLTIXG TO AMERICA. Loxdox, Feb. 15.—The Berlin correspon dent of the Times, says: Prince Bismarck has returned to Herr Von Eisendscher, the German minister at Washington, the reso olution of condolence on Herr Lasker's death, passed by congress, with a counter request to return "the resolution to the house of repre sentatives, as the position of Lasker, in Ger many, was not such as to justify the resolu tion." The Times adds, "Although the above appears incredible, the fact is, the relations between Washington and Berlin are in a state of great tension, chiefly owing to the pig flesh question." Tlie Times concludes, "One thing is certain. We have not heard the last of the Lasker incident. The Ameri cans are much too proud, too sensitive and too independent for that." FOREIGN" XOTER. Advices from Pekin assert that the coun sel blame Gen. Tang for not having sup ported the Blackflags at Sontay. The coun cil has decided to defend Bac Ninh to the ut termost. Germany has three times insisted that England should proclaim a protectorate over Egypt, but England appears to be afraid of irritating France. The following telegram has been received from Gen. Gordon: "I am sending down the river many women and children from Karasco. Send some kind hearted Euro pean to meet them." England refuses to allow her troops to go outside of Egypt proper to relieve Tokar, but allows her officers to go in command of Egyptian troops to be butchered. Russia has received the submission of the tribes of Merv, which places her one point nearer to India on which she looks with wistful eye. The brigands have captured a judge and other officials ou the Albanian frontier. The debate yesterday in the commons was very tame on Northcote's motion con demning the government for their Egyptian policy. Even- means Is being taken to suppress the slave trade on the west coast of Africa. The pope, commenting on the hostilities in Tonquin and the Soudoun, exclaimed: "The church has small cause to thank the great western powers for their services in be half of religion and civilization. When Africa and Tonquin are pacified, we shall be at the point we were half a century ago. Osman Digna through spies is aware of the British troops coming. He says he will make a desperate attack on Tokar and cap ture it, and then get back and capture Suakin before the Baitish can arrive. The Porte has resolved to protest against the abandonment of the Soudan. The approaches to Bacninh is guarded with dynamite. There is a hopeful feeling at Suakim, and Admiral Hewitt has put the town in man-of war order, giving equal justice to all. From the great preparations made it seems proba ble that greater measures are contemplated than the relief of Tokar. At the circus at Cairo, there was almost a riot through an Italian acrobat waving an Italian flag. First an English soldier and then a Frenchman took it up, and a regular quarrel ensued. Peace was with difficulty restored. The French minister of war has dismissed a number of forts that the French were sec retly building near the German frontier, as the workmen had given information Of the work going on. The Berlin Post published details of the works going on near Nancy. Gladstone stated in the house of commons that England would defray the expenses of the British expedition to the Soudan. The German government have renewed the proscription of Cardinal Hednchowlki, archibishop of Posen, in 1879, and the action causes great excitement amongthe Catholics. It is believed that Osman Dignas forces are preparing for a despeate attaek on Tokar, and it is feared the garrison is neaaly out of am munition. At Berber, Gen. Gordon has formed a com mittee of defense with well to do families, and says that precipitate action may throw them into the arms of the enemy. Patience alone is requisite. Yemen, Arabia, is in revolt. The rebels killed 200 women and children after taking Senkat. LATE MINNEAPOLIS NEWS. Isaac Pauly and another man occupied cell 3 in the calaboose last night for fighting about a woman at Harmonia hall, for which they were arrested by Officer Jam es Smith. Pauly says the woman is his wife and that his cellmate was addressing her too intim ately, hrnce the fight. Last evening as two young ladies named Ella Gustafson and Hattie Smith were walk ing along Second street north they were met by a young man named William Foley who accosted them in an insulting manner. Miss Smith sharply said he was no gentleman, wken the scamp struck her heavily in the face, knocking her on the sidewalk. The lady screamed at the top of her voice. Offi cer Quinlan was soon on the spot. He found the man in Dick's saloon, where he had sought refuge, and where he was arrested and brought to the lockup to give an account of his blackguardism this morning. The city council committee on police, re newed its investigation into the cause of the reported absenteeism in the police force, etc. Chief Berry was examined, and explained the manner in which excuses are granted patrolmen, and the causes upon whieh they may be obtained. The committee have decided upon a report whieh will be submitted to the meeting of the city council, but which has not yet been made public. Last evening Mayor Ames ad dressed a communication to Aid. Glenn, as chairman of the committee, asking that, in asmuch as the city charter constituted him the head of the police department that he be granted the privilege of appearing before the committee to make certain expla nations, which no other city official would be able to make. The letter concludes: "I might have been able to explain the orders, details and excuses which my position as mayor did not require to ever mention to my subordi nates. If you desire to be just to the police force, as well as the people of this city, I re quest that you allow me to go before your honorable committee, and state the facts, in order that no injury may be done any worthy officer." That terrible scourge to humanity "Trich inae" has resulted iu the death of one mem ber of a family in this city, and of the dan gerous illness of another, while two more are suffering the excrutiating pains incident to the disease. On Wednesday the family of Albert Hammerling, a German who came to this country a year ago, and who lives at the corner of Eighth avenue north and Second street, ate a quantity of smoked ham. On Wednesday the entire family, consisting of Mr. Hammerling, his wife, son and sister-in-law, were attacked by the dreaded disease. The adults were so se riously afflicted that they were removed to the College hospital, where Mrs. Hammerling died in terrible agony. The husband is improving, but his sister-in-law is still in a critical concition, while the boy is considered out of danger. So much has been published respecting the disease, that all know, not only the symptoms but its fatality, and it is even fortunate that the whole family did not die. A Northern Pacific Agent Arrested. [Special telegram to the Globe.] Bismarck, D. T., Feb. 15.—Halliday, cash ier of the Northern Pacific railroad of this station, was arrested to-day, charged with be ing short in his accounts about $800. He promptly gave bail. Experts have been in vestigating his accounts, and the arrest was the result of their report. Mr. Halliday has the full confidence of every one here, and it is confidently predicted that he can satisfac torily explain the alleged shortage. Confi dence in his honesty is unshaken and his bondsmen are amoung our most prominent business men. At Macon, Miss., the building and stock of Jacob Holberg was burned yesterday. Loss, $50,000; insurance, $25,000. THE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBE, SATURDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 10, 1884. CRIME RECORD. A Cook Carved and Killed With a Carving Knife. He Suicides Because he Knows Far Too Much. Firing at a Train—Guilty of Murder—A Women Shot—A Desperate Affray- SUICIDED BECAUSE HE KNDW TOO MUCH. [Special Telegram to the Globe. | New York, Feb. 15.—James Quigg, of 204 East Fourth street, who tried to kill him self with oxalic acid on Sunday, but swal lowed too much, had been allowed to re main at his bouse under guard of poliee man Michael Flinn until he should get weU enough to be arraigned in court. Flinn al lowed Quigg to go out of his sight to-day. Mrs. Quigg was the first to miss her hus band. In the basement wareroom she found him lying dead with his throatout. A carv ing knife was in his right hand. Quigg was fifty years old and an undertaker by trade. For thirteen years and until five years ago, he was sexton of Trinity church. The story is that Quigg was compelled to re sign his position as sexton because he knew too much of the recent scandal in which Dr. Tyng, Jr., was involved. This is said to have preyed upon his mind until he was in dueed to commit suicide. Quigg's successor, said Quigg Was forced to resign. GUILTY OP MURDER. St. Louis, Feb. 15.—Otto Dierberger was found guilty of murder in the first degree by the jury this morning, for the killing of John Home, in a street car last May. A row oc curred in the car,when Dierberger interfered, and in the fight drew a revolver, firing and killing Home. A motion for a new trial was immediately filed, but bail was refused. FIRIXG AT A TRAIX. Keokuk, Iowa, Feb. 15.—Train No. 2, of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific road, wae fired into at apoint between Belfast and Sand Prairie yesterday afternoon, while the train was passing a high bleff. Buckshot was used, one charge of which struck the bag gage car and the other charge shattered three windows in a coach. No one was in jured. The train was stopped, but the search for the miscreants was without result. ATTACKED BY OUTLAWS. Deadwood, D. T., Feb. 15.—Information was received here a few days ago that an at tempt would be made by cowboys to rescue Jesse Pruden, arrested for horse stealing at Miles city, and en route for Deadwood. A posse left Spearfisn to assist the officers. On arriving at Stoneville,seventy-five miles north of Deadwood, yesterday, the posse was at tacked by the cowboys.' A man named O'Hara was killed and Fred Willard was wounded. One cowboy, named Cunning ham was killed, and another wounded and captured, and the cowboys then fled. A party is now organizing at Spearfish to pur sue the outlaws. DESPERATE AFFRAY. Galveston, Texas, Feb. 15.—Advices from Hempsted, Tex., give meager details of a fearful encounter, in which one man was killed and two others mortally wounded. For some reason or other Will Wheeler and John Ellison, late city marshal, commenced shoot ing at each other in Hewes' bar-room last night. Capt. James T. Browning, who was present at the time, interfered and tried to make peace. When the firing ceased it was discovered that Browning was shot dead, and Wheeler and Ellison in such condition that they will probably die. Browning was a can didate for city marshal in the election to be held next Monday, and it is said he was' a law abiding citizen. CUT WITn A CARVIXG KNIFE. Washington, Feb. 15. —This morning Edward Brice, a waiter in the service of the restaurant of the Balimore & Potomac depot, cut Peter Washington, the cook, across the abdomen with a carving knife killing him al most instantly. Brice was arrested. A WOMAX IXSTAXTLY SHOT. Knoxville, Tenn., Feb. 15.—Last night, in Greene county, the wife of James Hunter was instantly killed by some one who fired a gun from the outside. Hunter and his wife and other members of the household were sit ting around the fire at the time. Hunter is a wealthy farmer, and had just received a large amount of money. Two brothers, named Moore, are arrested. ANOTHER INVESTIGATION, The Copiali County Race Troubles Being Ventilated at New Orleans The Evidence So Far Shows Most Law less Proceeding's at Last Election. New Orleans, Feb. 15.—The sub-commit tee of the senate committee on privileges and elections met in the custom house. Present, Hoar, Cameron, Frye, Saulsbury and Jones. Leon H. Matthews, a brother of I. P. Matthews, killed at Hazelhurst, Copiah count}-, Miss., said he lived there all his life, - and was a candidate at the election on Nov. 7. He considered the voting population as to color about equal, but thought the colored people had a small majority. He believed the independents had fifty majority in the county, but the Democrats carried the election. The respective parties canvassed the counties together. There were some slight disturbances after the canvass, and clubs were organized by Democrats, who went armed and mounted. They murdered some, whipped others, and put ropes around the necks of still others, but did not hang them. On the day before the election he saw an armed mob at Hazelhurst. They sent a message to his brother, warning him not to vote there. A few days before the election the colored church was burned. The independents attempted to organize a club there. A mob carried a cannon all over the county, and fired it occasionally. Armed bands notified the Matthews family, that if trouble occurred later he would be held responsible. Some men in the mob owed him and his brother for goods, and had run away to avoid payment. As soon as the polls opened on November 7, J. P. Matthews went to vote, and was shot down by Wheeler, just as his name was checked on the poll list. The witness learned this from the election officers. An armed mob was riding over the county before the election, and declared they would carry the election with shot guns, if necessary, or with the knife. The witness gave the names of a number of persons, in the armed mob, among them J. L. Mead, chairman of the Democratic committee, Copiah county, The witness mentioned the killing of Frank Sage, and the shooting of his wife, the whipping of Henry Potter, assaults on David Bill and Solomon Smith, and other assaults on color ed meu, by the armed mob. Some few col ored people voted on election day, others went to the polls, but feared to vote. Only three or four colored men in the county are thought to be Demo crats. The witness made a statement concerning the efforts of his brother, him self, and other political friends, to have the county officials take some action to check the outrages, and finally applied to the govern or, but nothing was done. A. W. Burnet, chairman of the independ ant executive committee of Copiah c#unty, testified substantially confirming the testi many of the witness as to the outrage, and efforts made by officials to stop them. All the witnesses testified that nothing has been done with Wheeler for killing Matthews, nor to Hayes for shooting Burnet, An Hlinois philanthropist wishes to benefit the poor by teaching them to eat their bread and butter with the butter side down. He says that the sense of taste is most acute on the tongue, and that a very small amount of but ter is satisfactory if put in the obviously right spot, RUSSIA AND THE UNITED STATES. Why the Czar Befriended the North During the Rebellioti — A Letter from Cassius M. Clay. Gen. Cassius M. Clay writes from White Hall, Ky., to the Cincinnati Commercial- Gazette : In your journal of the 29th of Jan ! uary is an editorial in which you unconscious ly modify into insignificance an incident which I now hear of for the first time, and which is not based upon a3 much truth as the fight of the Monitor. "As to what the influ ence was that prevented the formal recogni tion of the southern confederacy by England and France, we may say that it was the friendship for the northern states of that great emancipator, the emperor of Russia, whose murder some time ago was greeted by the acclamations of the cranks and fools all the world over: and in formation as to the actual state of affairs in this country sent by Charles Francis Adam*, minister to England, to Bayard Taylor, secre tary of legation at St. Petersburg, and by him communicated through Prince Gortc-ha koff to the emperor, was much more impor tant than the bumping of two clumsy boats in Hampton roads. '-Nothing is so false as history," is an old apothegm. What are the facts? I was minister plenipotentiary to the Russian court more than a year before I was recalled by Seward, under a false representa tion made by him to Lincoln that liI wished to return." [See Lincoln's letter to me in ''Men of Progress, New York, 1869-70.] I was recalled in the fall of 1862, and was sent back to St. Petersburg again in the spring of 1863 by Lincoln, In spite of Seward's opposition. Seward hated me, as he did all those who op posed his presidential ambition in the Chica go convention in 1860. He opposed me from the start, and to the end of his banish ment from power, condemned by all parties, I never got any favor from him. Having persuaded Lincoln not to make me secretary of war, as he had promised me by letter, he still opposed me after I refused the ministry to Spain, as envoy to Russia, but Lincoln ap pointed me of his own notion. So I was minister at St. Petersburg nearly two years before Bayard Taylor was made charge d'affairs under Cameron. I don't know what Adams wrote in regard to the "actual state of affairs in this country," but I do know that the emperor was fully our friend before he ever saw or beard of Bayard Taylor. Seward published without my authority my letter to the state department giving a minute account of my reception by tbe czar, but it is before the public, and from that it can be seen that the emperor was lavish of more than the conventional civilities usual on such occasions, and I reported him close, ly that our government might form some forecast of his possible course toward us. Prince Oortchakoff was outspoken and frank in hi3 avowels to me of his ardent wishes for the continued union of the states, not because he loved the north more than the south, but because he wished us to continue in rival naval power against their hereditary enemy—England. In a con versation with the czar himself he broke through his usual reserve. In speaking of the common movement of France and Eng land in an unfriendly attitude toward Amer ica, I said that the professions of the emperor of the French, while acting in accord with "perfidious Albion," were to be received with caution, however apparently friendly to his majesty. The czar replied with some warmth: '-He is not to be trusted." The entente cordial^ between Russia and America was noticed in diplomatic circles, and the viceroy of Poland, Count Mouravieff, said to a distinguished traveler, when giving him a letter of introduction to me, that I, "had more influence with the czar than any foreigner in St. Petersburg. " So that the whole power of Russia was enlisted in our cause long before Bayard Taylor had reached St. Petersburg. Gortchakoff entertained the greatest contempt for Seward; and when I was instructed to urge the blackmailing claim of Perkins against Russia by Seward's especial plea written by himself, as as he was informed of my belief that it was a swindle which I could not and would not defend, I laid the paper before the prince without comment. When he had read it through, he rose to his feet and with great emphasis said: "He would go to war before he would pay a single copec." And Grant had no better success under the pon derous dignity of the immortal Fish. For though Catacazy, the Russian minister, was driven from Washington, to the disgrace of the American people, the Perkins swindle re mains without the reception of a "copec." And why should Charles Francis Adams have more influence with the czar than he had with the British queen? For, of all the gov ernments of the world, England, in spite of his vaunted diplomacy, was our most bitter enemy. And what could these cute gen tlemen communicate which the czar did not know? \Vhat did Seward say or do to back up an ally in coming to our help in such grave events? Did he win Russia to our cause by avowing in the senate that he was for the Union with or without slavery? Did he back up his friends by his cowardly policy and cry that peace would be made in ninety days, when the south was in flagrant rebellion i Did he back his allies abroad, when he allowed England, in consequence of his absurd idea of a blockade in time of peace, to take from us our open enemies, Mason and Slidell? When, by her example during the Fenian war in cutting out an American ship from our own ports, we would have been justified in taking our ene mies wherever found ? Could all |these, and especially the allowing Semmes to be taken, after defeat, on the high seas, by the British ship waiting for the purpose, and can ried safely into British ports, timid, not to say cowardly acts, encourage the czar or any other man of sense to come to his aid in a life struggle 1 Or would not my position that slavery must perish, or we would go down with "liberty and union," be more apt to in spire sympathy with a monarch, who had lost his life in the same cause in which I had spent my life ? Did not the events all along to this time prove that I knew more about the nation and the south than all those men together? But what's the use? The man who stands for the liberties of his country, before allegence to his party, has no defenders in these United States. Here, at least "virtue is its own reward," and gets no other. When I think of our noble friend, Alexander, the liberator, his undeserved fate, and the utterances of the American press of all parties, I doubt the reality of justice in the world. No party, no cause, no govern ment, ought to or can stand upon the basis of assassination. Nihilism —Human language has not in vented a term of greater infamy. Murder is terrible enough: war sufficiently horrible; but what shall be said of those who reduce crime to a system which perpetuates revenge, car ries the evils of war from the military tent into every household, and makes the blood shed and destruction of the passing battle field an eternal woe to every living soul? We are sowing dragons' teeth, and soon they will spring up into legions of armed men. This is that fatal disease, under various symptoms and many names—faction ostra cism, treason, Jacobinism, anarchy, revolu tion, Caesarism, —which comes at last to every nation, which if not sternly and hero ically resisted, ends in death. C. M. Clay. The quantity of quinine annually manu factured is estimated to be 4,250,000 ounces; 1,700,000 ounces are annually consumed in this country, of which about half are manu factured here. ftfMS A lYasgith CJiapiata. [Chicago Herald.] The chaplain of the New Jersey assembly, Rev. John DeWitt Miller, is something of a wag. At the opening of the legislature he expressed the hope in a prayer that no mem ber would get rich on a salary of $500, and . now he has sent a circular to the members urging them to return their railroad passes and attend to business. In cl osing he refers them to Johah L, S, which reads: "And he found a ship going to Tarshish; so he paid the fare thereof." CelluIoiC Type. Celluloid, when used as a substitute for wood in the production of large printing type is found to be much preferable to wood. It has a fine surface, possesses great durability, can be readily worked, is light and can stand all the rough usage of the job press. Chicago News: Foreign land-holdere are said to own land in the United States to the amount of 20,717,000 acres, which is about he area of the state of ludiana. _ . - - THE DELM0NI00S. Physical Inertia the Baae or tfte Family—How Charles Gave Way to .Laziness. [New York Cor. Washington Star.J The trouble with the famous restaurateur has been an unconquerable aversion to exer j cise. The same inertia has been the bane of I all the Delmonicos. Siro, who died a year or I so ajo, was for a long while a curiosity. Men used to look at him with positive amazement. ; He had a room on the top floor of the ■ Twenty-sixth street house, but spent most of ! his time in the restaurant He was known , as the man who never slept but always ; smoked. He took breakfast in the restaurant j about 9 o'clock. Then he sat down and read the papers and smoked until lunch time. He was occasionally interrupted by minor affairs connected with the buginess, but seldom left his seat. After lunch he would sit and smoke until 4 o'clock in the afternoon, when he would leisurely climb into a hack and visit the down-town Del monico places. By half-past 5 he would be back in the restaurant again and sit and talk to his cronies until 8 o'clock. Then he ate a very heavy dinner. From that time until half-past 1 he scarcely moved from his chair. At half-past 1 he would go down and look about the kitchen, go up to his room on the top floor, and sleep for an hour. He was called again. Half-past 3 found him in the markets along the river-front buying food for the daily consumption of his numerous restaurants. This task generally took him two or three hours. It was usually 6 o'clock ! before he came back to the restaurant again. and after another short nap and a bath, he was ready for his breakfast as usual at 9 o'clock. • This was his daily programme, Sunday in cluded. He smoked very strong cigars, and had one in his mouth as long as he was awako, unless he was eating. During the day he was usually sleepy and stupid, and lounged lazily in his chair with his head on his breast. This was nataral considering the small amount of sleep he had. When he died, nicotine was said to be the most potent cause of his death. Charles Delmonico in herited the vast business. The immense for tune which came to him was the immediate cause of his ruin. He conceived the idea of boing a great millionaire. He had a fortune of several millions to start with, and ho was thoroughly couversaut with Wall stn.-et af fairs. He was jolly, wide awako, and enter prising at first, but hs gave way to the beset ting sin of the Delmonico family, and before long became as lymphatic and luzy as any of his famous uacies. He sat with a stupid and loggy expression in his restaurant for hours and hours at a time. He grew cross, morose and sullen. Men who had known him for years, and known him intimately, were rebuffed when they approached his chair, and he was a terror to everybody whom he em ployed. But it is a singular fact that through all his illness and subsequent dementia ho never relaxed his vigilant care of his restaurant. Delmonico's to-day is even a more perfect es tablishment than it was five years ago. When Charlie Delmonico became a pronounced lunatic (about a year ago), people who had formerly made it a point to go and speak to him every day and try and keep up their so cial relations with him looked askance aud gave him a wide berth. He sat staring mood ily at the floor for hours at a time. He grew very stout, and, like Siro, his chin was de pressed. His eyes grew heavy and loggy, and without tho faintest spark of animation. He is the last of the Delmonicos. The busi ness will probably go to his nephew, whose name is Crist. jjjatfl Two Rich .lien's Habits. ■ [New York Times.] Somehow very rich men never seem to have merry hearts. I saw Vannerbilt tho other day at "Johnny Barry's," the well known roadside house near Macomb's Dam bridge. He was sitting gloomily in a corner surrounded by his toadies, who giggled and cackled at every sad joke he essayed and ap plauded every horsey dictum that fell from his lips. The dingy room, the vulgar sur roundings, and the prevailing spirit of sor didness made the^ group a very suggestive one. Fortunately for the great millionaire, he has one substantial pleasure. Though a picture-buyer, he knows and cares lrttle for art. Books have no charms for him, and for what is called society he has a distinct and positive aversion. But in everything that pertains to tho horse he takes delight. Some of the sporting newspapers refer to him questions to answer, which, with correctness, involves much horse lore. His solutions aro carefully written out, and it is evident that he has spent time and thought in their prepa ration. To be sure, horse fancying, pure and simple, is not an enobling amusement: but a rich man who has this means of diversion may be said to be more fortunate than those who have no pleasure in life but in piling up dollars. Jay Gould, on the other hand, has .taken the pains to tell people long slnc6 ' that ho played at money-making for the mere pleas ure of the thing. But Gould is a man famil iar with books, and has a very good educa tion. Ho is said to have a good library, many of his books being rare, scurce and val uable. As he is what is known as a "domes tic man," I presume that his private life is far happier than that ""of any other of our millionaires. The sages say that riches harden a man's heart. l^vertheless, if I were expecting a great public benefaction in the interests of the liberal arts from a mill ionaire, I would bet on Jay Gould rather than on W. H. Vanderbilt. 30U ! The If asic or the Future. [Chicago Herald.] Your wife has arranged a party or a re ception, and the music, Vvhich ha3 been an expensive item in the past, dwindles down to a mere bagatelle. It is not necessary any longer to feed a dozen musicians and quench their insatiable thirst, besides paying them $5 apiece, and double that amount to the leader. All you have to do is to request your music dealer: "Send me a couple of over tures, a half a dozen waltzes, a few old Vir ginia reels and some old-fashioned tunes for the dinner table. Please have goods de livered at the rear door." You receive your barrel or box of music, perhaps in tho shape of pumpkins, whose stem is the crank, by the torn of which you grind out the music. After the party you have the music shipped back, pay the rent, and are done. There are no more carpets spoiled by the greasy boots of the musicians, and you have no longer to witness the'disgraceful performance of seeing them mistake the finger-bowl for a drinking cup at the dinner-table, and sputter the orange water over the sdk dresses of your lady guests like a generous shower of rain in early spring. The presence of one or more players at such occasions is very annoying. You can not treat them as servants and send them off to the kitchen regions at meal time, because they are "touched by the genius of art," and you don't want to treat them as your equals, because they have really revolting habits at the table, such as drinking sherry out of a water tumbler, cleaning their plates with the tongue, cutting fish with the knife or tying the napkins around the neck in mules' ears fashion. Then they are wont to smack their lips after a particularly delicious morsel, and wipe their mouths on the back of their hand when they get up. All this is avoided by renting a quantity of the music of the future, which you can have carried down to the coal cellar after it has done its share in entertain ing the guests. Something Xew in Railroad Tickets. [Exchange.] A new kind of a railway ticket is coming to the front. It is best explained by taking the Grand Trunk as an example. That road prints a book of tickets containing 1,000 or 500 or 100 or 50 tickets, on a page, each ticket good for one mile. These little tickets are smaller than postage stamps, twenty on a sheet, and perforated. You can buy two twenty or a thousand of them at a. fixed rate, and the company on its part is bound to accept one of them for every mile you travel. You will not be required to tell the ticketseller where you want to go; you will say give me a hundred miles, or twenty miles, or a thousand miles and get on board and give the conductor enough of the little squares to carry you to your destination. There will then be no such thing as lay over tickets, or trouble of getting tickets changed, or loss through tickets not used— these little tickets will be as good as money, and always current. The road on its part will be duly protected from scalpers and the like. The new system has received the in dorsement of the better class of passengers, o0Ant« an t-patralarn anil haa Iwan bi!a«uJ .»» GLOBELETS. Prussia is still negotiating with the Pope. Organ grinders have been banished from ! Paris. Forty students of the Texas University are j women. Thomas Chenery, editor of the London ! Times is dead. A wholesale slaughter of Christiana in Ton quin is reported. The Modoc tribe of Indians now number but 26 families of 106 persons. Seven furnaces in Reading, Pa., have started up after two months idleness. The steamer Nottingill, lost at sea, was valued $400,000 and had a cargo worth #152, 000. The Australia parliament is threatened with dissolution, unless it re-enacts the so cialist law. North Carolina militi willa hereafter be clothed in the regulation uniform of the United States. L. It. Peters, seven years employed in the postoffice at Marshall, Missouri has been ar rested for robbing the mails. The highest postage rate taains from the United States is to Patagonia and [the Island of St. Helena—27 cents per half-ounce. A New York electrician claims that impos sible, as Edison called it, that is, the storage of electricity has been accomplished by Brash. It is claimed that the first place of business erected by the New Hovcn, Ct, colonists dating back to 1602, is still standing in ac tive use, Mike McDonald and Ed. Carey were burned to death in the jail at Wausau, Wis. which was consumed by tire ou the evening of Feb. the 11th. A Londoner writes to the Pall Mall Ga zette, that American convicts spend their time reading novels, eating *big dinners, smoking cigars and drinking gin-slings. The Ai:g!o-Friuch commission engaged in fixing the boundaries iu West Africa has en countered a serious resiotanee from the natives. French troops wire landed for pro tection. The exploit of soma burglars at Bmla- Pcsth, Hungary, who, instead of tewktng op D a safe, carried it off with all that was i:i it. is recorded as something new in the bur glary line. Xtw York State expended $1,925,671 on its public schools during 1883, ol which amounts $1,006,341 was expended in the eiiies. TttdOgtl the returns show the num ber of children of school age to be 1,085,100, but 1,041,000 attended. Mr. Henry James' latest work, "Portraits of Places,"' is to contain his lirst impressions of Venice, Paris, Normandy, England, Lon don and his reflection on an English New- Year and an Euglifch w inter watering place, with some thoughts on New York, Saratoga, Quebec and Niagara. The classes in carpentering which were re cently established in a Cleveland public school have proved not to interfere with the regular studies, aud the boys have not only developed a taste for hard work, but by their standing show that training the bauds is au actual help in other school work. The first historic novel in Icelandic has been published in Canada, by a lady bearing the euphonious name of Torfhildur Thorus teiudottir Holm. The title of the novel is easier to pronounce; it is "Bryujolfur Sveius son," and the plot is laid in Iceland in the middle of the seventeenth Century. Mrs. Bray, the English novelist, who died last year at the age of 94 years, wrote her autobiography, and it will shortly be pub lished. Mrs. Bray was a friend of Robert Southey, and knew and corresponded with most of the leading authors aud artists of the earlier part and middle of the century. Books relating to India multiply. One "f the notable ones is Sir Richard Temple's, "Oriental Experiences," and another i "The Religious Thought and Life in India." This latter is by Professor Monier Williams, and is a life study of the Indian people. The lirst volumes deals with the history of Vcdism, Brabmanism and Hiudooism. Of the 160 members of the New York leg islature, eighty-three were born iu the coun ties they represent, forty-four in other coun ties, twelve in other .states, and twenty-one in other countries. The oldest man is Sen- McCarthy, 70, and the youngest Assembly man Hiisbrouek, 24. There are twenty-six ex-soldlcrs iu the list, against fourteen last year. The Boston Medical and Surgical Journal says there is now living in Penn Yan, N. Y. a man, who, for two years has had a bullet imbedded in his brain. Before receiving tlie shot he was dissolute, morose and quarrel sonic, but has now become a peaceable, sober and industrious citizen. The records Bhow analogous cases, but few that arc so well marked. An invalid lady residing at San Rafael, Cal., who was directed by her physician to take a daily sun bath of several hours' dura tion on the lawn, has diverted herself by patient and ingenious effort to tame a couple of humming birds. After two or three months of acquaintance the little creatures are now so trustful as to sip honey from a spoon held in her hands. The turf scandals grow thicker in England. Charles Wood, one of the foremost jockeys, although he has received his license again, will not get many mounts, for he has become a doubtful character. Even Archer is looked upon with suspicion. "It is his case that "Plunger Walton means when he says that "those fellers" had better leave him alone or he will make extremely unpleasant for them. A suit begun by Lady Stamford against Sir Frederick Johnson and Lord Arlington was based on an allegation of turf frauds, also involving the Prince of Wales. The custom of having lackeys announce the names of arriving and departing guests in Washington (as elsewhere) leads at times to many amusing mistakes. The other night, while a crowd of departing guests were wait ing under the canopy, the men were shout ing away for the, ""Russian" minister's car riage !" "The German minister's carriage!" "The British minister's carriage!" and some wag passing along the street yelled out: "The Irish minister's carriage!" Promptly the coachmen took it up like so many par rots, and from box to box the shout was passed for the Irish minister's vehicle. IN HOT WATER. ■ A Saline Aperient, ■ Asreeal)l8 to Tate, I THORPO jixtLY CLEANSES THE STOMACH W AND BOWELS WITHOUT A VIOLENCE OB T PAIN, E IN HOTTWATER. » CAUTION! Secure the genuine and avoid disap pointment. 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Thfc elegant, cheap article always makes the Hair grow freely and fast, keeps it from falling ont, arrests and cures gray ness, removes dandruff and itching, makes the Hair strong, giving it a curling tendency ana keeping it in any desired position. Beau tiful, healthy Hair is the sure result of using Kathairon. <;.\s FIXTURES. Tl tlie Paic! We will fnroi«h Materiul and Lahor from tfcli date, an we are called on to <lo all repair*: and ul) material we will put In at half the li-r cott, uni furnish a man and helper for .*.">.00 a day. I'l-u* come and he treated right, no underhand wo/ with architect-. KLIN & IMMR. Ii» & 122 VtVst Ihi .1 St.. St. I'aul. Sinn - ' I ■ I I " NOTICE TO ARCHITECTS. Oiticb oy the City Hall, j AND t'OfHT IfofSE COMMISSION f St. Paul, February 8, 18«4. J The special commission appoiuted and acting under the act of Ma*ch 8th, 1881, heintf chapter 37ti of Special Law! of 1881, and tho act of FoV ruary «6th, 1883. being chapter 103 of tbe Special Laws of 1883, will be glad to receive from ruch architects as may desire to submit thorn, pUQS and estimates for tbe City Hall and County Court Bbme contemplated in eaid acta, on the first day of May, 1884, at ten o'clock in tho foro noon, at the ofllce of the County Auditor tSf thh county,Jbut with the distinct understanding that no compensation will he made far any such plan or estimate unless adopted. By order of the Commission. 3. 3. MrC'AKDY, Secretary. 47-48-54-56-61-62 Fire .Department City of St.M Office Board op Fire CoMMisMomtM, j Corner Eighth and Minncota s>treot«, > St. Patl, Minn., February 15, 1884. J Horses Med! Good pound horses, from five to eight yearn old, weight from 1,450 to 1,000 pounds, suitable for Fire Department lervfce. Piraonx offering hor«e* under this advertisement will call on Vete rinary Surpeon C. C. Berhmau, corner Sixth and Cedar streets. By order of the Board. F. H. JDKLANO, President. W. O'Gormax, Secretary. 47-07 ■mm—i miii ra——■ wmmmmmmm Contract Work. Proposals will be received at llM efflre ol tfe« Board of Water OWMBlsstoaeM (91 Efwt Yittk street), until 14 m., March 18th, 1884, for fur nishiiig ths city of Saint Paul with pampin| engine*, in accordance with .-pcciflca.'ioas on ttk in the offl--" of the Enjrineer of said Uo«rd, copiei of which will he furnUiicd on application. Each bid mimt be a^-ompunied with % bond ol twenty percent, of the amount bit*. T'je Beard reserve the right to ic.jeet uny anil all bid*. !.. \T. nysi>LB' ,nT, Engineer el Board of Water OosnoiarffeMMi 5