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OFFICE—Kp. 8 Washington Avenue, epposite
Nicollet house. Office hours frow 6 a.m. to 10
o'clock p. m.
Tnr. P. P. is accused with misquoting the
Frelel?resse, the German paper of Minne
apolis, respecting the present admininistra
tion. It would be strange indeed if the P. P.
did not willfully misquote or pervert the
meaning of any statements if injustice
could be done the mayor thereby.
Tiie cranks who are so bitterly opposing
the present administration, simply because
it is £r Democratic administration, are point
ing to imaginary concert saloons. The
major has compelled all such places to elose,
Silas M. Finch, of Iowa, was yesterday ad
mitted to the bar.
The real estate transfers filed yesterday ag
gregated $29,501.
The Wolfe Tone rifles will attend the ar
mory fair in full uniform next Friday even
The crusaders held a very interesting
meeting last evening in Catholic Association
The Flour City minstrels will have a full
dress rehearsal at the Grand at 2 o'clock this
Since the appearance here of Robson &
Crane, no dramatic event has drawn so large
houses as "Sam'l of Posen."
D. C. Bell has been elected president of
the Hennepin County Bible society, vice W.
M. Tcnny, who declined to serve.
Mitchell Bonner is a colored man who as
saulted his wife Emma. Judge Bailey yester
day relegated him to the county jail for fifteen
Alfred Bouvier, manager of the Vavero-
Closton company, is in the city arranging
for the appearance of that company at the
Grand next week.
Thomas Calnan, the railway man who was
injured near Merriam Junction on the St.
Louis railroad, was yesterday attacked with
delirium tremens at St. Barnabas hospital.
In the case of D. M. Swain vs. M. R. Bald
win, a decision was filed denying the motion
to strike out tbe defendant's answer. Tho
case was placed on the general term calen
A lady's port monnie was found on the
street yesterday, containing a sum of money
and two trunk keys and some plain cards.
It is awaiting the owner at police headquar
Maria Verheke died at the College hospital
on Monday night of trichinosis. Her sister,
Mrs. Hammerling, died of the same disease
last Thursday, as already stated in these col
Dora Chapman, who together with other
questionable characters, kicked up a dis
graceful rumpus at H. Point's saloon on First
street, was yesterday given ten days at the
county bastile.
Jacob Young, a brakeman on the St. Paul,
Minneapolis & Manitoba railway, had his
right foot badly crushed by being caught be
tween the drawhead and the car. A portion
of the foot has been amputated.
George N.Bard was arraigned before Judge
Bailey yesterday, charged with the larceny of
a harness from P. Osundes. The examina
tion was continued, so that the grand jury
might be given the first "whack" at the
The county commissioners will hold a spe
cial meeting to-day to consider the mat
ter of transferring the Hotel Lafayette
property from the town of Excelsior to the
town of Medina. A lively session is antici
Marriage Ucensas were issued to the follow
ing parties yesterday: Joseph Hawley and
, Annie Woollet, Axel E. Rossander aud
Blenda Johnson, August Gustafson and
Louisa Peterson, Anton Koster and Katie
Tcegen, James R. Watson and Annie J.
Chris. Swanson was arranged in the mu
nicipal court yesterday charged with an as
sault with a dangerous weapon. The alleged
offense was committed about a week ago.
Charles M. Roberts is the complaining wit
ness and states that the defendant attempted
to shoot him with a revolver.
Daniel O'Brien and Patrick Flannigan,two
Bwitchmen, got into a fight near the East
side junction yesterday morning and both
were arrested. O'Brien when arraigned gave
evidence or pretty hard usage. He had a
scalp wound which was fully five inches in
length. He was committed ten days, and
Flannigan paid a fine of $750.
William Dalton and Ella Dorr, the fragrant
pair who quarrelled on North Washington
avenue on Monday night, were before the
municipal court yesterday. Dalton was com
mitted ten days in default of the payment of
a fine of $5 and costs, but the woman, who
happened to possess the requisite number of
ducats, paid her fine and was set at liberty.
The tenth annual report of the Mutual
Building and Loan association, as prepared
by Secretary Merritt, gives the following
financial statemet: The total receipts during
tbe past year were $16,294.87; disbursements,
$15,791.20; cash on hand, $503.67. Thelia
bilities of the association are $33,142.45; as
sets the same. The average gain on capital
invested was 11.7 per cent.
The board of directors of the chamber of
commerce held a meeting at the chamber
yesterday with a full attendance, for the pur
pose of taking measures respecting the tran
sit question. As a committee upon the
qualifications of membership, the following
geutlemaen were appointed: T. A. Sammis,
W. B. Taylor, Capt. Holmes, E. B. Andrews,
F. B. Kirkbride and Oscar D'Absolman.
This committee afterwards held a secret
On Monday night two bold robbers entered
the grocery store of Shea & Bowers, No. 421,
19th avenue south, only a block from the
south Minneapolis police station, and with
cocked revolvors leveled at his head went
through Mr. Bower's clothes, who happened
to be alone in the store, taking $34 in cash
a watch worth $25 and from the money
drawers they secured $46 more. They then
quietly decamped, being masked below the
eyes with a handkerchief Mr. Bowers was un
able to describe them.
The first anniversary of Franklin Temple
of Honor No. 40 will be observed this even
ing at their hall, 1931 Fourth avenue South.
A fine program of exercises has been pre
pared and representatives from the Temples
at Wayzata, Stillwater and other places are
expected to be present. All are cordially in
vited fo attend. The entertainment will be
rendered in two parts. First literary and
musical exercises including one address by
Geo. W. Penniman, at the hall: and second;
a supper at Tousley's restaurant, followed by
music and speeches. The attendance will
probably be very large.
There was filed with the register of deeds
yesterday a quit claim deed by George a
Pillsbury, as administrator of the estate of
George A. Scripps, who died in Illinois in
November 1859, conveying to the chamber
of commerce of Minneapolis, in considera
tion of one dollar, lots 9 and 10 of block 67.
The executors of the estate failed to present
the will for probate in this state, but in
1864 they transferred their interest in
the estate and that interest is now vested in
the chamber of commerce. On the 7th of
last January the will was admitted to probate
in Hennepin county when Mr. Pillsbury was
appointed administrator and the probate
court assigned tbe property in question to
tbe chamber of commerce.
Charles H. Herms, a correspondent of
the Minneapolis Free Press, advances the fol
lowing respecting licenses and the manage
ment of saloons in this city:
First, place the liquor license at §200,
which he says is certainly not too much, and
which every responsible saloon keeper can
pay. Tncn make a special license of $2,000
for concert saloons, and also forbid them to
carry on their business with open doors upon
the "leading streets, but to confine their wares
to the rear rooms so that it may not annoy
or entice passera by. Third, require each
person who takes out a license of either kind
to get three responsible citizens on his bond.
Then, says Mr. Herms, "the good saloon
keepers would not have their business destroy
ed, and above all, we wonld no longer hear
tbe complaint that there was too many sa
loons in the city."
The city council will hold a regular meet
ing this evening.
The Stillwater broom brigade will attend
the armory fair on Friday evening. They
will arrive by special train.
The Grand was filled last night by an au
dience which was delighted with the second
presentation of "Sam'l of Posen."
At the armory fair last night A. Laird, of
Prof. Dana's orchestra, gave a cornet solo,
and the Mendelssohn club sang several fine
selections. The attendance was large and
an exceptionally enjoyable evening was
The attendance at Pence Opera house last
night on the occasion of the second presen
ta'ion of "American Flats," was rather light
Billy Marble and W. T. Melville comprised
'the I ettjr part of the cast, and they kppt
tlie audience in fine humor.
The Troubadours is the title of the literary
and musical society of the Minneapolis acad
emy. The members gathered in large num
bers at the academy last night to celebrate
their first anniversary. An enjoyable musi
cale was listened to. This was supplemented
by a sociable which proved a happy affair.
The fair held last week at Cahill settlement,
in aid of the new Catholic church, proved a
financial success, the net proceeds amount
ing to the handsome sum of $1,770. There
was a lively competition between the candid
ates for prizes. Miss Mary Kierce won the
gold ring by a majority of one hundred votes,
and Mr. Hugh Darcy carried the saddle by a
majority of 750 votes. Mr. Tom Kyte is the
happy possessor of the gold-headed cane,
and Miss Aggie Carey won a beautiful doll.
W. G. Teller went cast yesterday.
F. A. Proctor, Litchfield, is at the Clark
The Misses Cummings have left on a tour
to Iowa.
John McKinlcy, Duluth, was yesterday
registered at the St. James.
Charles Hcndryx, of the Sauk Centre Her
ald, is visiting friends in Minneapolis.
Mrs. S. G. Cleveland, Chicago, a Y. M. C.
A. missionary, is registered at the Nicollet.
C. J. Glasier, Breckenridge, and Frank
Howard, Brainerd, were guests at the Nicollet
Charles V. White, celitor of the Sunday
Morning Call, left yesterday for Leaven
worth, Kan., accompanied by the best wishes
of a host of friends.
The February General Tenn Opened Yester
day—A Full Bench and 1!>0 Attorneys
Present — The Grand Jury — Judge
Koon's Charge to Them — Mis
cellaneous Matters of
Yesterday morning the February term of
the district court (opened before a full bench
of judges and about 150 members of the bar,
representing nearly every legal firm in the
The first thing in order was the preliminary
call of the calendar before setting the cases
for trial. The entire number of cases on the
calendar Is 448, four of which are criminal
cases, and 254 are continued from previous
terms. The criminal cases are W. F. Thomp
son, embezzlement from Farnham & Love
joy; Jacob Wehrman, aasault with danger
ous weapon; and G. Merrill and O. M. Bates.
It was noon before the preliminary call was
finished, and then an adjournment was taken
until 2 o'clock.
When the names of the grand jurors were
calle d five failed to answer to their names
and two were excused. The following gen
tlemen constitute the grand jury for this
term: .
J. H. Thompson, A. C. Kimball, L.
Longfellow, W. E. Evans, John Lucas, J.
G. McFarlane, H. F. Lafiin, James Cullen,
Sr., A. W. Latham, S. Parsland, O. C.
Meeker, Earl Halsington, Robert Adcock, J.
F. Peterson, J. H. Lydiard, George Goodrich,
Charles Hahag, E. C. Parker, N. H. Batton,
R. P. Russell.
J. H. Thompson was appointed foreman,
and after the oath had been administred
Judge Koon addressed the jury briefly, as
The judge said the duties
of the jury were outlined
in the oath just administered, but they were
more specifically stated in the statutes whieh
he proceeded to read. The duties of the
grand jury need not necessarily be confined
to the work brought before their notice
through the medium of the court. If any
member of the jury knew aught pertaining
to the welfare of the city, it was his duty to
apprise his fellow jurors of it in order that a
thorough investigation of the same be made.
Of late there had been an unusually
large amount of highway robberies, assaults
upon citizens for the purpose of robbing
them and upon ladies for baser purposes and
these matters demanded the serious consider
ation of the grand jury. The selling of liquors
to minors, the gambling houses and houses
of ill-fame were evils that demanded a thor
ough investigation at their hands, in order
that the city may be released from the law
lessness that afflicts it in that direction.
Deputy Sheriff Shepley then took charge
of the jury who retired to an inner room to
discharge their duties. The jury during the
session, which closed at 4 o'clock considered
the cases of Geo. N. Bard charged with the
larceny of a harness from P. Osander, and
also the case of John Johnson charged with
intent to commit larceny.
In the case of Jacob Wehman, charged
with assault with a dangerous weapon
and in that of the state against
H. G. Merrill, a nolle prosique
was entered by the county attorney. Au
gust Gratefend, charged with bastardy, was
ordered to appear on "Feb. 20 at 9 a. m.
A notice of motion to continue was made
in the following cases: Wm. F. Thompson,
Walter A. Carpenter, Fred C. Penny and
Robert S. McMurdy.
The names of the following alleged crim
inals were called and no response made,
whereupon the bonds of their sureties were
defaulted:, Morgan Robinson, Martha Hv
ler, John G. Sterrett, Ory M. Bates, Hiram B.
Nason, John L. Kemp.
District Court.
R. B. Forrest vs. Thomas Mullally; bond
for costs filed.
Superior Lumber Co. vs. R. W. Jordan;
complaint filed.
Jacob Waldeek & Co. vs. M. D. Butler;
judgment roll filed.
, N. Shepherd vs. C. N. Reigel & Co.; tran
script of judgment filed.
Hart Manufacturing company vs. William
Stevens; answer to complaint filed.
Patrick J. Bowlin vs. M. D. Butler; trans
cript of judgment filed.
M. A. Claw vs. G- E. Cross, steam Heat
ing and Fas Ftting comdany; judgment roll
filed. •
Municipal Court.
[Before Judge Bailey.J
Dennis Cleary, drunkenness; paid a fine
in $5.
Michael Finnegan, drunkenness; sentence
William Dutton, disorderly conduct; com
mitted ten days.
Ella Dorr, disorderly conduct; paid a fine
in $5 and costs.
Nellie Delanche, disorderly conduct; com
mitted ten days.
Geo. N. Bond, larceny; continued until
Feb. 26, at 9 a. m.; committed.
Mitchell Bonner, assault and battery upon
Emma Bonner; committed fifteen days.
Chris. Swanson, assault with a dangerous
weapon upon Chas. M. Roberts; continued
until the 26th at 9 a. m.; bond in the sum of
§500 filed.
Daniel O'Brien, disorderly conduct; com
mitted ten days.
Patrick Flannigan, disorderly conduct;
paid a fine in 85 and costs.
Bar Association.
The Bar association at its annual meeting
elected the following officers for the ensuing
jear: President, E. M. Wilson: Vice-Presi-
dent, W. J. Hahn; Secretary, A. M. Keith;
treasurer, S. R. Kitchel; executive commit
tee, D. M. Babcock, W. E. Hale, W. R. Cray,
E. Fish, J. G. Woolley. A discipline com
mittee consisting of Judge Shaw, A. B.
Woods and C. H. Jackson was appointed to
examine complaints made against members,
and report to the executive committee, with
a view of disbarring those against whom well
grounded complaints are entered. The li
brary will be open hereafter every evening
except Saturday and Sunday, and free access
can be had to it by attorneys' clerks, by Pres
ident Folwell and the judges of the courts.
Several real estate changes are under con
sideration at the present time.
Col. Dow, peoprietor of the Chapin house,
in Hudson, Wis., was in the city yesterday.
Remember the moulder's ball and supper
this evening. For the benefit of the city
relief fund.
The wife of Mr. N. Patwell is said to be
greatly prostrated from the effects of a
recent surgical operation. But small hope is
entertained of her recovery.
The wedding of Miss Catherine Glade,of this
city, and Mr. F. Nuemequet, member of the
dramatic section of the Stillwater manercho
is set for 3 o'cloek this afternoon.
The proprietor of the Last Chance was be
fore the police court yesterday morning,
charged with selhng liquor to minors. Sen
tence was suspended on the promise of the
saloonist not to repeat the offense.
A complaint was preferred against a saloon
keeper on the St. Paul road for violating the
city ordinance relative to the sale of liquor
on Sunday. As the witness of the prosecu
tion failed to appear, further proceedings
were postponed until to-day.
The lecture of Prof. Dounte, at the Uni
versalis! church on Monday evening, is spok
en of in the highest terms. Although the at
tendance was not so large as could have been
wished, the audience was composed, for the
greater part, of people who could appreciate
the able manner in which the lecturer treated
his subject.
The license question is yet claiming a
large share of attantion. What the final re
sult will be is a matter the future alone can
solve. It is understood that a counter move
ment is on foot whereby it is proposed to
have the license reduced from $150 to $100.
As near as can be learned, the majority are
in favor of letting the question rest as it
stands at present.
There are in Albert Lea 123 Good Templars.
J. B. Abbott, of Glenville, is bnying hogs and
shipping them by the car load.
Mankato offers $150 to the Owatonna Parlor
orchestra if it will repeat in Monkato the pro
gramme of the concert given in Owatonna on the
<Jth inst.
The other day in Owatonna a freight conductor
on the S. M. & St. Paul railway was fined $10 and
costs, for allowing his train to blockade a street
crossing longer than the ordinance allows.
J. A. Hanley, general freight agent of the M.
& St. L. railway, announces that he
has secured 20,000 bushels of No. 1 hard Scotch
Fife wheat, for seed, and that the same can bo
had at $1.20 per bushel, free on cars at Minneap
olis, or the railroad company will ship to all
stations north of Albert Lea, at the rate of 5 cents
per cwt. in car lots; and 20 cents per cwt. in lots
that are less than a car.
The members of the Episcopal church and also
others who are frequent attendants of that
church will learn with sadness that the pastor,
Kev. Mr. Powell, on or about the 1st of May takes
his departure for eastern Oregon, Rev. Mr. Pow
ell, although never living in this city, and visiting
this place over Sunday only once every two
weeks, for about two years, has many friends in
this city who will regret to see him go. He is a
generous, social, and highly educated man; and
while we, at this place, will lose a good minister,
the people at Waseca will lose both a good pastor
and citizen.
Fairbault guarantees to pay all express if Prof.
Gutterson will produce the " Creation " in that
city, It is to be regretted that such a proposition
should ever be needed. It was for the lack of
this guarantee that Professor Gtuterson was un
able to give to Owatonna, perhaps, the sweetest
and most entertaining of all classic melodramas,
namely, "The Creation."
This renowned piece, in this state, has never
been produced in all its parts. Fine talents, well
cultivated, are all that the public should ask for
to guarantee such a piece abundance of success.
Should Oscar Wilde,or some other wild head from
abroad, come over and pay a few dollars for him
self being puffed in some of our leading papers,
the public would open their pocket books freely
for the sole purpose of going to look
at a man that everyone who goes might stay at
home and by looking in a glass, without costing
a cent, see a person who is more talented and
beautiful by far,
This ijjjieually the case with brass hands, hi
onr smalwr cities. When such places have a big
ball or some large entertainment of some kind
which calls for band music tbe citizens must
have some other hand and not their own, thus
belittling their home boys and at the same time
giving to others the money that their home band
should have that it might enable it to afford more
time to practise, and thus improve its music.
Let us encourage home talents.
All Sorts of utterances from All Sorts of
Papers and Politicians.
[Detroit Free Press.]
If Logan goes into the fight he will, to do
him justice, go in as he always does, in the
hope of -winning. He has several advant
ages as a candidate. He is popular with the
soldiers; he has kept clear of scandals; he
represents in some degree the "Wild West"
and has no bitter personal enemies. His
weak points are his stalwartism and the rival
ship of Lincoln in Illinois.
[Colonel Quay, in the Pittsburg Commercial-Ga
"I see that Payne says the state is being
set up for Logan, and that I am to run the
state convention because Mr. Cameron is
committed to Arthur."
"What is there in the story?"
'"Well, they may be hatching some scheme
over there in Washington that I know noth
ing about," said the colonel, with another
laugh. "I really don't think any work is be
ing done in the state for anybody, unless it
may be for Blaine, and then it is nothis
consent, but is being done by men who want
to go to the national convention. You know
there is a strong Blaine sentiment in the
state, but I have no idea that be will be a
candidate for the nomination. Remember,
I say that no work is being done to my
knowledge. I would be very likely to know
if such a thing were going on."
"Has any word of a political nature been
received from Senator Cameron?"
"Not that I know of of. I think his inten
tion is to remain abroad until he is a per
fectly well man. There is no telling when
he will return." . 1
"How will Logan suit you?" si ol
"Oh, very well, I think the west will
press him hard."
"There's no question then as to his being
permanently in the field?"
"None at all. My own preference is for
Arthur, but I am for the best man for the
"He must, of course, be a pronounced
"A good Republican cannot be anything
else. I do not think it wise to send an in
structed delegation to Chicago. That will
result only in a loss of strength. T he dele
gation should be free to throw the united
weight for the best man. I think you will
find that to be the general sentiment through
out the state."
Last month the Cincinnati Enquirer sent
5'000 letters of inquiry to prominent Repub
licans and Democrats throughont Indiana,
asking theprefences for president and gover
nor. From replies received the following
results are published:
J E McDonald 3 855
Hancock [[] ' 3
A G Thurman [ 2
George Hoadly ."..... *..!"..". 4
TA Hendricks "[' jg
Ben Butler "/ j
Morrison ."..*..".". .*.".".*.".*.".' 3
Samuel J Tilden ."...!..".._... 37
Henry B Payne, (first choice) ........'. 403
Henry B Payne, (second choice) 1,188
D W Voorhees 44
Holman .".WW." 18
No choice !!!!_! '.'.'. 15
Arthur j
A G Porter .W.'.W.l. '500
General Sherman .WWW 597
Gresham 233
Blaine 1,044
Logan 228
Harrison 177
No choice. 202
LP Gray 2,132
Manson 572
Bell 28
Landers 2
J HWillard 14
WH English 1
Holman 1,120
Turpie 45
Coflroth 13
Tom J Wood 46
Yoorhees 128
No choice W
Calkin* ••••..1,566
Streight 421
Porter 708
Dudley 921
ond choke) 3,167
n Calkins in the Washington Star.]
3 working his boom with a great
gy, and is strong, but how strong
t say. Arthur, he says, is strong,
he has the working strength
) carry him through tbe conven
rtain; Blaine is strong too, but
itive strength. I have received a
letters from my friends in dif
of the country," he said, "and
erfectly at sea upon this ques
;o sum the whole matter up, it
uuch as if General W. T. Sher
man. It looks as if he might be
f the convention."
uld Gen. 8herman stand before
?" asked the Star.
ty would unite on him, and he
all the doubtful states. He would
f election."
"Is there not some doubt about his being
a Republican?" asked the Star. "Senator
Sherman is said to have expressed some such
"No," said Mr. Calkins; "his views upon
all important questions are in strict accord
with the principles of the party. He is a
good enough Republican for any one. He
would be a very strong candidate, and would
get all the soldier vote."
"H Mr. Arthur should get the nomination,
do you think he could carry New York, In
diana and Ohio ?" asked the Star.
"He would have a much better chance in
Indiana than in either of the other states,but
I think he would carry them. It is hard to
say how things will come out; everybody
seems to be at sea."
[From the Bnffalo Express.]
Whatever the strength of Messrs. Arthur
and Logan with the delegates, it will be much
less with the people. Few intelligent Repub
licans believe that the State could
be carried for Arthur. He may get
the New York delegates through
O'Brien, the Brooklyn delegates
by the assistance of Dady, the Washington
county delegates by aid of Smart, the Albany
delegates by aid of Draper, the Erie delegates
by aid of Warren, etc. But none of these
henchmen can carry his county unless the
Republicans who refuse to follow the machine
are satisfied. General Logan's strength in
Illinois is but little more substantial than Mr.
Arthur's in New York. Neither of them
could go before the country with any hope of
a cordial Republican support. But, we be
lieve, neither of them is likely to go before
the country at all.
Abigail Adams.
Abigail Adams, the President's wife was
undoubtedly the most conspicuous Ameri
can woman of her day, whether by position or
by character. When writing to her husband
she signed herself "Portia," in accordance
with a stately and perhaps rather high-flown,
habit of the period, and she certainly showed
qualities which would have done honor to
either the Roman or Shakespearean heroine
of that name. In her letters we see her
thoroughly revealed. While the battle of
Bunker Hill was in progress, she wrote that
it was "dreadful but glorious;" and in the
depression of the battle of Long Island she
said, "HallAmerica is to be ruined and
undone by a pack of cowards and knaves, I
wish to know it," and added, "Don't you
know me better than to think me a coward?"
When, first among American women, she
represented her nation at the court of St.
James, she met with equal pride the con
temptous demeanor of Queen Charlotte; and
when her husband was chosen President,
she wrote to him, "My feelings are not those
of pride or ostentation upon the occasion;
they are solemnilled by a sense of the obliga
tions, the important truths and numerous
duties, connected,with it," When finally,
after four years, he failed of re-election, she
wrote to her son: "The consequence to us
is personally that we retire from public life.
For myself and family I have few regrets. .
. . If I did not rise with dignity, I ean at
least fall with ease." This waa Abigail
In person she was distinguished and noble
rather than beautiful, yet it is satisfactory to
know that when she was first presented at
the British court she wore a white lustering,
trimmed with white crape, festooned with
lilne ribbon and mock point-lace over a hoop
of enormous extent, with a narrow train three
yards long, looped up by a ribbon, She wore
tredle lace ruffles, a lace cap with long
lace laplets and two white plumes,
these last doubtless soaring straight into the
air above her head in the extraordinary style
familiar to us in Gillray's caricatures of that
It was, in thoie days, no very agreeable
task to be the wife of the president. Mrs.
Adams has left on record a graphic sketch of
the White House, where she presided for
three months. The change in the seat of
government had been decided upon for twelve
years, yet the building was still a vast unfin
ished barrack, with a few rooms plastered,
no main stairway, not a bell within, nor a
fence without; it was distressingly cold in
winter, while the Chief Maristrate of the
United States could not obtain for love or
money a man to cut wood for him in the
forests which then surrounded Washington.
From Washington to Baltimore
extended an almost unbroken
growth of timber, varied only by some small
and widowless huts. There could as yet be
in Washington no such varied companionship
as had given attraction to the seat of govern
ment at New York and then at Philadelphia;
yet at Georgetown there was a society which
called itself eminently polite, and Mrs.
Adams records that she returned fifteen calls
in a single day.—T. W. Higginson, in Har
per's Magazine for March.
TJ. S. Grant Again.
Toledo, O., Feb. 19.—The Blade has re
ceived another letter from General Grant in
relation to the controversy over the battle of
Cold Harbor as follows:
New York, Feb. 14, 1884. To the editor
of the Blade: Dear Sir: In further reply
to yours of the 31st ult., in relation to the
battle of Cold Harbor. Since writing you on
the 7th inst., I have thought about it, and
have a sort of indistinct recollections that I
did issue orders for another attack, but came
to the conclusion myself, and without con
sultation that it would prove a failure and
leave no compensating results and I simply
sent word verbally to the corps commanders
before the time ordered for that attack to sus
pend, and then made my arrangements for
a final left flank movement north of the
James. Truly yours,
[Stgned] xJ. S. Grant.
The Export Association.
Chicago, Feb. 19.—The Western Export
association met to-day for the purpose of re
imbursing such distiUer3 as have accumu
lated product in providing for cattle attached
to their distilleries. The pool allows
a run to the extent of only
30 per cent. of their capacity.
The distilleries in and around Cincinnati
have been unable to run for fifteen days,
their capacity in that time amountingto 150,
000 bushels of grain. It was agreed that
they be paid $30,000 therefor, an additional
$60,000 being set aside to take care of the sur
plusage. The price of high wines was ad
vanced from [.$1.14 to $1.15, Cincinnati
basis, and another advance is probable in
a short time.
A Reception.
Chicago, Feb. 19.—Archbishop Feehan
was tendered a reception to-night by Catholic
clergy and societies. A feature was the pre
sentation of costly vestments.
News Gleanings and Points Specially
Collected and Forwarded by Tele
graph to the Daily Globe.
[Fargo Special Telegrams, Feb. 19, to the St
Panl Globe.]
How Hon. Alex. McKenzie Found Mat
ters at the National Capital.
Hon. Alex. McKenzie, of Bismarck, was a
brief sojourner in St. Paul yesterday, on his
return from Washington, where he has passed
a month in a fruitless endeavor to secure tbe
admission of Dakota into the sisterhood of
states. Mr.McKenzie is not of a sanguine tem
perament, and when encountered by a Globe
representative just before his departure for
the northwest—"only forty miles from the
geographical center of Dakota territory,"—
he had but little to say, an exception with
the genial sheriff of Burleigh county.
"But how about your trip to Washington?
Couldn't you accomplish anything?" was
the query of the Globe representative.
"Well," replied Mr. McKenzie, "When I
got there I found there were too many people
with too many schemes on hand, from Da
kota, and but little could be accomplished."
"But you went to Washington with a pur
"Certainly. I was prepared to urge the
admission of Dakota as she at present stands
as a state or to favor the division, as pro
jected. But I soon found it was no use. A
Democratic congress will never consent to
the admission of a Republican territory, es
pecially such a territory as Dakota, where the
votes are almost ten to one on the wrong
"Then you consider the chances of the ad
mission of Dakota as rather sliml"
"Absolutely hopeless at present. The only
hope we have" is to wait till there is a change
in the national administration. In that
event I have no doubt Dakota will wheel into
line and we will be admitted, but not
"You spoke of a large Dakota delegation
being in Washington. What is the occasion
of the assemblage?"
"Ordway. Although I am a Democrat I
have always stood by Ordway. There have
been any number of charges made
against the governor, and I know personally
that the majority of them are false. If I was
given to profane language, I would ssy that
they are as false as h—1. He has been ac
cused of making money out of the location
of the capital at Bismarck. Now I know
about as muchof that arrangement as any
body in the territory, and I can tell you that
Gov. Ordway didn't want the capital located
at Bismarck. His interests were all at
Pierre, and those interests would have been
subserved best by having the capital fixed at
that point. But I can say that, although I
was the only Democrat on the commission,
and was on personal and friendly terms with
the governor, I was never approached by him
or any one in his interest on the subject.
When I use the word "approached" I wish
you to understand that there is no sug
gestion of improper influences, and I use it
only as implying arguments."
"Is Gov. Ordway popular in Dakota gener
ally 1"
*'No; I can scarcely say he is. But he is
greatly misunderstood, according to my way
of thinking. fcWe might go a good deal
further and fare worse. Of course, I would
prefer to have a good Democrat in the office,
but as long as we have got to have a Repub
lican, I see no objection to Ordway."
"How about the capital location."
"Weil, I guess that's all settled. I found
a crowd down in Washington who were as
serting that not a stone or a brick had been
laid on the new capitol. I got a cut made
and printed in the-government paper, the
Republican, showing how much has been
done. The building is as good as completed,
and is a better one than you have in St.
Paul. The work speaks for itself, and I
don't believe anybody connected with the
affair has any occasion to regret what he has
done. For my own part I have no regrets,
for I know I acted for the best interests of the
people of the territory."
County Commissioners Association.
The county commissioners of Cass count
to-day prepared a call to be addressed to all
the county boards in Dakota, in which they
say: Believing that many changes in the
laws of this territory, governing the action of
county commissioners, are necessary, and
that additional legislation is im
peratively demanded to protect
the interests and equalize the
burthens of taxation, in the various counties,
and that in meeting changes or amending
our present laws, or in making new laws,
the county commissioners are interested for
the welfare of their several counties, and
know their needs, and have had experience
trying to govern and administer the affairs of
counties under existing laws, and
believing an association of the com
missioners of the various counties
in the territory will greatly aid In perfecting
the laws, therefore, we extend an Invitation
to all county boards to be present at a meet
ing of commissioners of the various counties
of Dakota, to be held in the city of Fargo, on
Tuesday, May 20, 1884, for the purposes
Dakota & Montana Netes.
Wilmot is to have a creamery.
The reports from the stock ranges in West
ern Dakota are that the cattle are wintering
in fine condition. The buffalo grass affords
plenty of feed all winter.
The efforts to open the R. R. between Lis
bon and La Moure seem to be abandoned.
Without protection of fences the cuts seem to
fill up as fast as they can be broken out.
The watchword of Leadville has traveled
to the Cceur d'Alene mining region. "Not
a Chinaman shall ever enter the diggings
unless he climbs a tree, with one end of a
lariat over a limb."
A large colony of farmers from Scotland
are endeavoring to secure a good location on
the line of the Northern Pacific. It is said
that they regard a farm of eighty acres as
quite large enough.
Dickinson is pronounced, by those who
have examined the other proposed routes, the
best point on the Northern Pacific for the
shipment of freight to the Black Hills. So
states the Dickinson paper.
The people of the little town of La Grace
on the Missouri river were treated to the
sight of 150 antelopes on the prairie in full
view of the town recently. A number of the
hunters started for them but did not capture
J. F. Vinton, one of the most prosperous
young business men of Dickinson, was re
cently married at Wadena, Minn., to Miss
Josephine Fisher, a lady of rare beauty and
amiability, who will be quite an acquisition
to Dickinson society.
Hugh McGarvey, a railroad contractor who
has been east conferring with railroad
officials, is so confident that the Chicago &
Rock Island railroad will build to Bismarck
this spring that he has sent to Pierre for his
teams to be ready to take a sub-contract for
C. H. Rorebech in Moody county lately
shipped a tub of butter to Chicago as an ex
periment and got 29 cents a pound on it. It
is thought that a profitable dairy business can
be developed in the "cow counties" of Da
kota, which will eventually include nearly
all of thorn.
Steps will soon be taken for the organiza
tion of the county of Burdick, some seventy
five miles south of the Northern Pacific rail
road on the Montana line. There is a pros
perous settlement of farmers and ranchmen
there, and a postoffice is to be opened at
Castle Rock.
A. C. Hill and E. C. Gill, of Villard, Minn.,
have bought the immense coalfields east of
Dickinson, and will develop the mines on an
extensive scale in the spring. The vein is
about twenty feet in thickness, and said to
betthe best quality of lignite. Mr. Hill will
go there and take charge of the matter.
J. H. McCuUough, of Garfield, in Walsh
county, is expected home thip week with a
fair bride.
An effort is making to boom Thompson's
Falls, seven miles east of Belknap, as the
starting point for the new mines.
The Bismarck view is taken by the Tribune
in the statement that Dakota has a very poor
delegate in congress and North Dakota none
at all.
• B. Meyer, of Walsh county, returned from
Chicago last week with his two daughters,
who have just finished their education in Chi
cago. That northern section is a little too
new to furnish the advanced scholastic
P. W. Peterson, the collector for an exten
sive firm in Walsh county, reports that the
farmers in every instance have met their ob
ligations promptly, which speaks well forthat
section, as it has been settled only about two
years, and few have raised but one crop.
Mrs. True, a very amiable and accomplish
ed lady, is, or was, the owner of the valuable
property, and ably conducted newspaper, the
Vermillion Republican, and Dr. F. N. Bur
dice the editor. Recently a connubial part
nership.as well as a business one, was effect
ed between them, and the most happy results
are anticipated by their friends, in their un
animity of business views as well as senti
Credit for rare acuteness is'given General
Campbell by those who charge that he had
subpoenas issued for McKenzie, the great
capital boomer, to appear before the grand
jury at Fargo, in order to weaken the north
Dakota lobby at Waseington and give the
south men a chance to get in their work.
If that was the scheme the Bismarckcr out
witted him by being subpoenaed to Wash
It is alleged that II. L. Parker, who was
appointed by the governor one of the com
missioners of Campbell county, is but a
name—no such man has shown up, or has
been heard of in the county. In Douglas
county there was a similar case, one Hoyet,
who never naturalized. When there are so
many eager to serve in such positions, it
seems a pity not to give bona fide people a
It is said that there is a mill dam built
across the outlet of Big Stone lake at Big
Stone City, which prevents the fish from
coming up from the river in the sprint:, into
the lake. The result is to cause a blockade
of fish to take place below the dam every
spring, and it is reported that the people
throw out on the shore wagon loads of fish
with pitch forks, where the most of the liah
lay and rot.
The Bismarck Tribune has assurances that
the Northern Pacific railroad will issue a
schedule of rates for emigrants' movables
lower than ever known upon any western
railroad. The new management of the
Northern Pacific has established agencies in
the states for diffusing information, and
pays 2 per cent, commission ou hinds sold
in Dakota east of the Missouri river, and
2Vj on those west of that river.
The G. A. R. at Salem have a camp-fire on
the evening of the 20th, with good speaking
The farmers of McCook county hold a mass
convention at Salem on March 1, to organ
ize a league in order to send a man to the
legislature who is iu favor of anti-monopoly,
free trade and the taxation of R. R. corpora
tions. Salem is one of the most promising
towns of the south, has an extremely pros
perous and neat journal; two railroads and a
prospect of three more.
There were 75,000 acres in land claims
filed at Devil's Lake the past week. A large
number of new towns have been returned
recently and there is great activity iu land
matters there. One of tbe local papers there
says that "claim jumpers arc just as thick as
fiddlers in hades." From the satanie name
of the place it might be supposed that such
comparisons could be made with unusual
pertinency. There is a phenomenal amount
of fiddling done at Devil's Lake, and will lie
doubtlesss other violent incidents growing
out of claim jumping.
The appointment of C. S. Palmer for Judge
to fill the vacancy, if secured as expected,
will furnish another illustration, of toe theory
that north Dakota has politicians who are
more adept than those of the Booth in gather
ing in the good things exposed upon the
the public platter. As judge, Mr. Palmer
will be able to give the casting vote in the
capitol commission. He has lately invested
in north Dakota lands, and those with the
requisite prescience to discern tin:
future and the workings of ju
dicial minds, have no apprehensions
that the result will not vindicate the confi
dence reposed in him. No other interest in
volved at Washington has more pressing in
terest to viewers of the rising edifice on the
Big Muddy than this.
The Flandrau Enterprise, which is one of
the finest weeklies in south Dakota, says
that smooth tongued cloth peddlers are work
ing Moody county in this way: They first
hold out a bait by taking orders for a lot of
calicoes, linen, toweling, sacks, etc., at
prices far below what the goods can be sold
for, by representing that they arc agents for
some insurance company and that the goods
so offered have been slightly damaged; by lire.
Having taken this order, which is to be filled
some fature day, probably never, they pro
ceed to disclose a lot of tloth and other goods
which they have with them, and will only
make a sale provided eighty-five dollars
worth is purchased, which they will sell
wholly on time and take a chattel mortgage
to secure the amount.
F. W. McKinney, secretary of the Bis
marck chamber of commerce, has spent
several weeks booming Dakota in the New
England states and New York, and reports a
general interest growingup in those sections.
In the towns of Rushford, Cuba, and Olean,
Alleghany county, N. Y., he succeeded in
forming the nucleus of a colony of one hun
dred persons or more, who will settle in Em
mons county within the next six. or eight
weeks. The colony is known as the''Alle
ghany colony." Mr. McKinney reports that
the Northwestern railroad has numerous
agents through the cast who are paid a com
mission of from §5 to #10 a head for settlers
secured for the lines of that road. The road
in south Dakota, as in recent years, are re
ported doing more active work than those in
the north.
There is the livest competition between
Dickinson and Medora,the latter the Marquis
de Mores town, for the freight traffic to the
Black Hills. The Medora Cowboy says:
The gaining of the freight and mail route
will make this point of the liveliest on the
N. P. road. It is estimated that at least 10,
000,000 ponds of freight will be shipped over
the route yearly. This will take hundreds
of wagons and men, all with their headquar
ters here. The route from Dickinson is at
best a poor one and at certain seasons, al
most impassable. Rates have been made
withe Rock Island and N. P. roads, by which
freight can be transported from Chicago to
Deadwood via Medora cheaper than by any
other route in the United Stats s. If
necessary, there are millions to back the
plan and everything tends to a positive be
lief that the route will be in full operation
from thi3 point in a short time.
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Frank Carlton, Bessie Carlton, Tille Morris, May
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Holton, Carrie Diamond, Lottie Laviere, Libbie
Maretta,Be9sic Graham, Lulu Roy, Minnie Yager,
Maggie Hale, Minnie Anderson, and the Regular
Stock Company.
Matikee—Washington's Birthday. Don't
fail to be on hand Thursday evening, Feb. 21,
on which occasion the'New Theatre will be in
augurated, and Manager Brown will have his first
annual benefit. There will be a host of volun
teers besides the regular company.
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