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FROM SUNDAY'S EDITION. The following matter on this pase ap peared in Sunday's edition. The reason for this re-publication is because our regular mail rate of subscription does not include the Sunday issue, and comparatively few in the country care to pay extra for the Sunday edition, which lies in the St. Paul postoflicc and goes out in the same mail with the Monday paper. The more important news and other miscellaneous information, is therefore, published on Monday for the benefit of country subscribers who do not get the Sun day Globe. BULLS AND BEARS. Both Had Their Victories—A Drop in Grain and an Upturn in Hog Products. Wheat Declined to a Close of 98c on 'Change, With No Bright Pros pects for a Rise. Pork Active on Local Speculative Account — Cattle in Better Demand and Prices a Shade Higher. Wall Street Market Inactive, Fears of a Railroad War Being the De pressing Cause. CHICAGO. [Special Telegram to the Globe.J Chicago, Feb. 23.—Grain gradually dropped to-day while hog proeucts had quite an up turn. Before the hour for commenc ing business on 'change there was a very prominent bull feeling. It was largely due to some dispatches from different points on the Illinois Central railroad, in the southern part of the state, which reported the ground bare and thoroughly frozen. These dispatch es were accompanied with buying orders which advanced prices %c over the opening which was %c over the closes of Thursday. This gain was soon lost however by a gener al onslaught by the bears and the closing of a lot of trades stopped at 9S>£@98, and the market finally closed on 'change at 97%@9S for May. On the curb there was but little disposition to trade and May wheat was weak at 97%. Nat Jones, N. B. Ream, Charley Singer aud Jacob Cado by are now raported short on an immense quantity of wheat, and they act as though they intended to hammer the market down to a point where they can safely cover, wheat appears to have but few friends. Minor, Richards & Co. say: "We cannot see anything at present that is liable to put prices up much, only as the shorts may cover. It will, in our opinion, take large buying and by strong parties to turn the course of the market." Shepard & Peacock say: "It seems now that we must get either an actual demand for wheat or else must get reports of damage to winter wheat, before we ca'n draw either support or outside orders enough to amount to anything." Crittenden & Harvey say: "There is nothing in the situation to warrant antici pating much of a bulge right away outside of the large short interest and low prices pre vailing." Robt. Lindblow & Co. say: "The old bulls are tired and disgusted, aud we see no signs of any real bull movement, or any cause for it. In two months this May wheat will have to be paid for, and half a cent storage after that." McCormick, Kennett & Day say: "The crowd are all short, and low prices and re ports of damage to winter wheat, which are sure to come next month, will cause a rush to cover and a sharp upturn. If you buy wheat at present prices it may go a cent or two lower, but you will have an opportunity to sell it at about $1.00 sure." A. M. Wright <fc Co. say: "The trading was largely between local operators, and al though there is very little outside demand for any purpose there are reasons for think ing that the large selling of the past few days has created a heavy short interest. This with the present unfavorable condition justifies the opinion that, inasmuch as prices have already receded 4%c from the point from which they turned down,the risk of sell ing short must be largely increased,and those who desire to do so will do well to consider the contingencies of a weather scare, and the temper of the bull crowd, who arc ever on the watch to take advantage of any circumstance calculated to aid them in squeezing the 6horts by manipulating prices for an upturn." Milmine, Bodman & Co. say: "The gen eral situation must change materially favor ing the bull side during the next month, else they will be sold out of existence. We think prudent holders had better be trimming their sails now with this end in view. Every day now is just so much nearer the crop, a fact that should be kept steadily in view. The bear feeling is increasing rapidly now and we are nearly converted." Corn was moderately active, but the de mand was chiefly to cover shorts. Prices were irregular and business destitute of vim. Opened a shade higher, but receded %c, and after repeated fluctuations in which prices followed wheat up and down, closed at about the same as Thursday. It was said that both buying and selling orders came from New York, but the failure of the market to break was chiefly due to the support given by large holders, as the legitimate influences were not calculated to increase confidence in future values,the week's receipts being 591,500 bush els over the shipments, and larger than for the same week in the four preceding years. Oats and rye were both dull and prices remain about as they closed on Thursday. May oats, 36%c; rye, 62)£c. Pork was active on local speculative ac count, but values very irregular. It opened firm and 20@25c higher, the advance being engineered by'a combination of large opera tors, a majority of whom are packers, their object being to squeeze the shorts and make them settle, $nd at the same time enable them to sell lines to outsiders, in both of which they were successful, as the shorts seeing their positicm bought in at once, while the tailers thinking another up raid was contemplated topk the bait freely. Sell er Qptionfor May delivery opened at $18.45 @18.50, but tender large offerings declined to 118.25, when the bulls rallied it to $18.50. It clofeed at $18.37K@18*40. Lard was vfithout new features of a legiti mate character and business was confined to local scalpers. It opened 10c higher in*sym pathy with pork. The market opened at $10.00 for May, declined to $9.87^ and Closed at $firstname.lastname@example.orgJ^. The receipts of cattle at the stock yards to day were about the same as last Saturday, but for the week ending to-night about 3,000 less than last week. Under light receipts and an improved demand there was an active market, at a shade stronger prices than yes terday. The market closing 15@25c higher than the first days of the week, yet only a shade stronger than last Saturday. About everything salable in the shipping and dressed beef line was disposed of at an early hour. The stocker and feeder trade was dull, with but few buyers, and a rather inferior lot of stock to select from. Hogs came in 5,000 stronger, though about 3,000 less than last Saturday, hut for the week about 2,000 ahead of last week. There was considerable activity for Saturday, and the common light sorts that have been so dif ficult to dispose of for the past two or three days were in more active demand, two or three fresh buyers making their appearance on the market. For light there was little or no change in prices. Common and rouhg packing grades underwent no particular change. In fact, outside of one or two lots of fancy Philadelpbias, which sold higher, there was little or no change. About the only improvements were a more active demand and a chance that the pens would be about cleared for the first time this week. The receipts of sheep were only 900 or 1,000, somewhat below last Saturday, but for the week ending to-night about 4,000 more than last week. The market was quiet, owing to the small numbers on sale with prices about the same as Thursday, the week closing on a steady market and a shade firmer prices as against a week ago. We quote, Common, $email@example.com; medium $4.00 @4.50; good, $4.75(tt5; choice, $firstname.lastname@example.org; and extras, $5.75@6i lambs, $6(6t6.10. Howard, White & Co., of the Daily Com mercial Bulletin, review the forenoon market as follows: Speculative trading Exhibited considerable activity in the market for hog products during the week just . closed, and the feeling was nervous and unsettled throughout. During the early part the undertone of the market indicated a weaker feeling, due in a measure to a de cline in the prices of hogs, and more inclina tion on the part of speculators to sell for future delivery. When the decline set in margins were called with considerable freedom, which added to the depression in a general way, particularly by the offerings on behalf of out side parties, and assisted to some extent in reducing prices. The demand was not par ticularly urgent, and the bulk of the trading was credited to local operators, outside par ties being less anxious to follow the market either way at present prices. This caused a material reduction in the prices for all the leading articles. Toward the close quite a sharp reaction set in, and prices rallied qflfain partially, and finally closed with considerable strength. Trading centered largely in contracts for May and June delivery, and operators ap peared to be transferring their contracts ahead as much as possible. The inquiry for shipment was moderate with trading chiefly in a quiet way, and orders in most instances for small quantities to "bridge over" and supply immediate wants. The recent ad vance, and the approach of the Lenten season make merchants in distributing and con suming markets, cautious and careful in their trading, and they are not much inclined to replenish their stock at present. The stocks on hand are not very large for the season end were gradually decreasing. The re ceipts of the product from the interior were very large and the shipments were light for the season of the year. The export move ment is comparatively small and shows a gradual reduction as compared with the re turns of the past winter packing season to date. It is calculated here that the final re turns of the packing of the west, will show a decrease of 050,000 to 700,000 hogs, and should the average weight exhibit a decrease of ten pounds per head, the aggregate decrease would be equal to 300,000 hogs additional. The average weight here will be very light and the returns for the winter season will probably not show much excess over the average weight for the past summer —some- thing very unusual. The average yield of lard, too, will no doubt exhibit a decrease. Some calculations are made that the receipts of hogs will be larger during the summer months, but that is considerable of a conundrum at present. The foreign demand for hog products was comparatively lighter during the week just closed. There was a little in quiry for lard for the English markets, and a few round lots were purchased. Bacon was little sought for, and only a few small orders were provided for. Stocks abroad are not very large, but are suflicient to meet present wants, especially as the lenten season Is near. Prices in Liverpool have been on a declining scale, and are about 2s lower on lard and l@2s lower on bacon then reported one week ago. Continental markets are also easier. The exports continue moderate, and a good por* tion forwarded arc in first hands. The do mestic demand for hog products was fair, but a good portion of the trading was in a quiet way. Prices were a little more favorable to buyers, but this did not stimulate business to any extent. Trade with the south was somewhat restricted, owing to the high waters prevailing in the Ohio valley, and consider able product has been delayed here awaiting shipment. The niovement to toe south has been somewhat enlarged within the past two or three days. Orders from the Pacilic coast markets were fair for special articles. Trade with the Canadian markets was rather higher. Orders from the eastern markets showed a little improvement but the inquiry was mainly for pickled meats. Con siderable produce has been disposed of at in terior points to be distributed within the next thirty days. Chicago Financial. [Special Telegram to the Globe.] Chicago, Feb. 23.—Banks were fairly called on to-day for loanable funds, which the principle institutions report iu sufficient supply for all legitimate requirements. Call loans of a desir able character are made at 5J4@6 per cent, with time favor going at 6%@7 per cent. Eastern exchange is firmer than during the early part of the week, and because of the scarcity of offer ings soli' at 50c premium per $1,000. Foreign was also firmer to-day 60 day documentary sterling selling at $4.85. The bank clearings for the week (with one holiday) foot up a total of $35, 075,657.72, being about $1,160,000 less than for the corresponding week last year. Henry Clews «& Co., wired Schwartz & Du pee as follows: "Prices at the opening of tbe exchange this morning were fractionally lower than the closing ones of yesterday, but soon therearter Reading was stimulated by a vaccinating process for the purpose of in occulating the general market, but it did not take to that, so on Monday it will most probably be tried ovfer again on some other more sympathic body. The business of the day was excessively dull, and doubtless ma terially dwarfed by a special over our special wire from Chicago, which stated that the Tri bune, of that city, editorially sets forth that the west was on the eve of the great est railroad war ever known. Another damaging rumor was that a million of gold was packed for export. Ad vancing the market on top of the recent im portant rise, will require, we fear, the lead ers to often moisten their hands to enable a new and firmer hold to be taken in order to sustain an additional upward movement. For the present prices should be regarded as sufficiently high to justify realizing profits whenever they crop out. NEW YORK, [Special Telegram to the Globe. | New York, Feb. 23.—The coal stocks mo nopolized the attention of operators to-day and, Reading was particularly active with a brisk demand for it from the moment the exchange opened, next in point of interest came the West Shore bonds; they were wanted and improved in prices. The grangers, Vanderbilt and some of Mr. Gould's favorites cut no figure whatever in to-day's business. Alton was up to 136, Oregon railway fell back some 4 per cent from Thursday's figures. The market was inactive a good part of the time. There was but a single quotation in Pullman Palace and and none in several of the light weights. The bank statement showed a loss in re serve of $249,450. There was no change during the afternoon worth mention. Read ing continued the leader up to the finish, with Delaware & Lackawanna following, the balance being almost entirely neglected. | The bears who are short of the grangers, did their best to depress them, but with poor I success. Instead of $200,000 gold being I shipped on Wednesday, it turns out that only i a trifle over $500,000 left this country during ; the entire week. The first quotations on j Delaware & Hudson are ex-dividend of 1% \ per cent. This stock is favorably mentioned | for an advance. Mr. Gould is reported as bullish on Northern Pacific. Early in the day the St. Pawl crowd advis- i THE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBE. MONDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 25, 1884. ed the purchase of their stock for ninety seven and said that next week, when St. Paul 6ells at 100 and Omaha at par it will be time enough to stop and take a look at the situation. Others predicted a sharp rise in Delaware & Hudson. Oregon Transconti nental was also pointed out as a good thing for a turn. Cleveland advices stated that it is gener ally conceded there that the Cleveland Co lunbus, Cincinnati <fe Indianapolis dividends will be 6 per cent. cash. The Chicago, Bur lington & Quincy declared a dividend of 2 per cent., payable March 15. The books close February 26 and open March 16. The only thing now reported to be against the market is the fear of a Rock Island and Northwestern fight. A repetition of this week's market is expected now, and the mar ket is considered a purchase on any further decline. KEIFER-BOYNTON. A Cousin of President Garfield Ex amined in This Case. He Acknowledges That He Had Several Conversations Lately With Keifer's Friends. Washington, Feb. 23.—The Keifer-Boyn ton investigating committee resumed its ses sion this morning. Chas. S. Garfield, cattle dealer, Cleveland, Ohio, cousin of President Garfield, was the first witness. He had known Boynton about a year and a half, and Keifer about the same length of time. Was at Washington the latter part of February, 1883. Was present at a convention which took place somewhere about the 1st of March, between Boynton, J. W. Elder, and he thought somebody else. He heard most of the conversation. It was in regard to some claim whteh Elder had and which he wished to speak to Boynton about. Boynton's reply in substance, was he could do nothing with it. He said he had a claim him self, and that if Keifer would not take hold of that, he would not take hold of the smaller bill that Elder had. He 6aid it was the McGarrahan bill, and any one who would not take hold of that bill would not take hold of a bill of §5,000 or §(1,000. He said he had been to see General Keifer about it, and he would do nothing with it. He said that the speaker would leave the chair without cither friends or money. He said McGarrahan's bill was a large one, and any one who would be of assistance would get pay for it. That was the substance of the conversation which took place in the west hall of the house of representatives. He could not fix the exact day of the conversation. It was about the middle of the week before congress ad journed. On cross-examination by the committee the witness stated he did not understand Boynton to say he had made representations to Keifer that there was money in the bill, for any one who would take it up. Could not say whether Boynton said he had a claim or not. On cross-examination by Boynton, witness admitted he had but a slight acquaintance with Boynton. He was here at one time to try and get a government position and called on Boynton for assistance. The latter did not promise to assist.him, and in fact never did since that time. His relations with Boynton were confined to* bidding each other good-day when they met on the street. He might have been in Boynton's oflice once after he called to ask his assistance. It seemed odd to witness that Boynton should thus ex pose himself to a practical stranger, and he thought that Boynton was mad about some thing, or he would not have done it. Wit ness did not know of his own knowledge that this Eider took a prominent part in the Kellogg-Spofford contested election investi gation. He had never mentioned this con versation to Keifer. He first made it known yesterday to the counsel for General Keifer. By Chairman Hopkins —"When did you last see Elder?" "This morning." "Prior to that'" "Night before last." "Prior to that?" "We boarded at the same hotel until the 29th of May." "Did you see him between the 29th of May and night before last?"" "I did." "When?" "I think it was on Monday or Tuesday." "Where?" "At Cleveland." "Did you have 'any conversation with him about this matter?" "This matter was mentioned then." By Adams—"Did he say whether anybody sent him to Cleveland to see you?" "Witness, "No sir." Chairman —"Had you been subpoenaed prior to the arrival of Elder in Cleveland?" Witness—"I had not." Chairman—"Had you been notified before that that you would be wanted?" Witness—"I had." Chairman —"By whom?" Witness—"By Keifer, by telegraph." "Did you come on from Cleveland to Washington with Elder?" "Yes sir." Tins closed the examination of the witness, and Coleman asked for subpoenas to be issued on J. W. Elder, W. B. Moore, Buffalo; Henry Maddox, New York; A. J. Works, Washington; A. C. Smith, Washington; Thos. H. Gardner, Washington; and W. B. Green, Rockville. The testimony which would be given by these witnesses was of such a nature that the investigation ought not to be concluded on the part of Keifer un til it could be placed before the committee. If the committee would give him one week he pledged himself that no further contin uance would be asked for. Boynton asked Keifer what he meant by stating in his speech that he (Boynton) had forged a letter, etc., but the committee decided the question involved a collateral matter which should not be gone into, and Wilson remarked jocu larly: "If we attempt to find out whether the members lie a little on the floor now and then, we would be interfering with our own prerogatives." Adjourned until next Satur day. A PECULIAR CASE, A Brooklyn Society Woman Causes Her Husband's Arrest for Abandonment. [Special Telegram to the Globe.] New York, Feb. 23.—Mrs. Elizabeth Howes, one of the leaders of Brooklyn socie ty, procured a warrant to-day for the arrest of her husband, Philip H. Howes. She was accompanied to the court by her mother, Mrs. Woodward, the wife of George M. Woodward, who several years ago was presi dent of the Prospect Park Driving associa tion. The Woodward family live in an ele gant mansion on Carleton avenue. Mr. Howes, who is twenty-four years old, is a member of the twenty-third regiment, and was supposed to be a bachelor until February 15, when bis friends saw the announcement of his marriage with Miss Woodward. At tached to this complaint charging him with abandonment is a certificate of marriage, showing that he was married to Miss Wood- ward nearly two years ago. For some reason the marriage was kept secret up to the pres ent time and they continued to live apart with their parents. 11 was understood that they were betrothed and many friends were making preparations to attend the wedding, when it was announced that it had already taken place. The affair has created a decided sensatiun in Brooklyn society. A Laudable -Object. New York, Feb. 23.—A large meeting of the Grand Army of the Republic to-night in Brooklyn took action in aid of the veteran soldiers of the southern army, in efforts to raise funds to build a home for the disabled soldiers of the south. A committee appoint ed to decide upon the best means of raising money for the purpose of a resolntion adopt ed, recommended a grand demonstration to be given. Henry Ward Beecher is invited to preside, and J. W. Foster, chaplain-in-chief of the Grand Army, will deliver an address. WASHINGTON. A Proposition to Increase the Fortification Appropriation Bill Seven-Fold. Morrison's Committee Reports in Favor of Extending the Time on Bonded Whisky. Gov. Ordway Proposes to Prove the Ahsense of Corruption on His Part in Organ izing New Counties. [Special telegram to the Globe.] Washington, Feb. 23.—Gov. Ordway, who is stiil in Washington, says he is fully pre pared to meet and refute the ex-parte affida vits and editorial attacks recently put forth in a Chicago paper. He says that paper has a Qmalacious correspondent in Dakota, who worked up those affidavits to gratify his spleen because the governor declined to give him a lucrative position before he had been in Dakota long enough to unpack his trunk. As to the affi davits relating to Falk county, while they all start out with the criminal admission that each affidavit intended to -'prepare the case" and thereby secure the county seat, not one of these would-be bribers testified to any thing which brings to the knowledge of the governor what they say was done or pro posed to be done, or pretends to show that he has received a penny in connection with the organization of any county in Dakota. The affidavit of Perkins in regard to Hyde county has been branded as false heretofore, and is, he says, a self-evident piece of per jury. The governor says he is preparing a history of the organization of each county on which he has been called upon to act and will now turn the light upon the real cause of the present journalistic attack upon him. In the mean time he asserts in the most positive manner that not one dollar or a foot of land has ever been received by him in connection with the organization of any new county. H, in their greed to secure cantest of county seats by fair means or foul, one set of speculators have been bitten by another set it is not the fault ofQ the governor, who has in almost every instance in selecting commissioners selected one from each of the most populous portions of the new coun ties. The governor says the last attack was put out just at the time that his leave of ab sence would expire. It is fair to presume that it was held back to be sprung after he had left Washington. He therefore has felt compelled to ask for a sufficient extension of his leave to meet and answer fully these and any other accusations brought against him, which he intends to do by sworn testimony and documentary evidence. POSTOFFICE APPROPRIATIONS. The bill making appropriations for the postoflice department for the next fiscal year has been completed by the sub-committee, of which Mr. Townshend, of Illinois, is chair man, and will be considered by the full com mittee next Monday. The bill, as drafted by the sub-committee, makes a considerable reduction below the estimate and is intended to bring the expenditures during the next fiscal year within the incoming revenues of the department. APPROPRIATIONS FOR FORTIFICATIONS. It is undeostood that the fortification ap propriation bill has been swelled in its pro portions by the sub committee, of which Mr. Hoar, of Michigan, is chairman, from $600, 000, the amount appropriated last year, to $3,500,000. The average amount appropri ated for fortifications has ranged for years from $400,000 to $600,000. The committee have increased the proposed appro priation nearly sevenfold by providing for an extensive system of remodelling and modernizing of fortifications at all of the important cities along the Atlantic, gulf and Pacific coasts, besides the provision made for torpedoes and experiments with long range, heavy ordnance, and with torpe does and projectiles. It is doubtful whether the appropriation committee will concur in the liberal views of their sub-committee, for some of the champion economists of the Democratic party are members of that corh mittee. The absence of Mr. Hutchins, of New York, and Mr. Calkins, of Indiana, will prevent the house from resuming considera tion of the naval appropriation bill until the middle of next week. MRS. M'ELROY'S RECEPTION. Mrs. McElroy held a drawing room recep tiou at the White house this afternoon from 3 to 5 o'clock which was attended by a very large company of ladies and many gentle men. Marshal McMichael made the pre sentation, to Mrs. McElroy, who stood in the blue parlor with aline of assistants, nearly all of w rhom were the wives of prominent army officers stationed in Washington. These ladies were Mrs. J. J. Ingalls, of Kansas, Mrs. Shelby M. Cullom, of Illinois, Mrs. Philip Sheridan, Mrs. John G. Parker, Mrs. Robert McFeely, Mrs. Clayton McMichael, Mrs. Chauncy Mc- Keever, Mrs. Garrett Lydecker, Mrs. and Miss Hepburn, of New- York, Miss Kneavals, Miss Phelps and Miss Maury. Mrs. McElroy wore a very effective toilet of black and while striped silk with front of white satin, draped with lace; Mrs. Cullom wore black satin with front and sleeves elaborately embroidered with jet; Mrs. Sheridan was attired in pale gray cashmere combined with pink silk, and jacket with netted fringes of steel beads; Mrs. Lydecker wore white China silk with sleeves and draperies of lace. A large floral ship was placed on the table in the red parlor, and plants and palms decora ted the suite of state apartments. Tbe con servatory was carpeted and open to the vis itors. Among those present were Mr. Allen Ar thur, Mrs. and Miss Waite, Mrs. Sam'lE. Miller, Mrs. and Miss Frelinghuysen, Mrs. Brewster, Mrs. and Miss Gresham, Mrs. Har ley, Mr. Charles Dudley Warner, Mrs. Logan, Mr. Joaquin Miller, Mrs. J. G. Carlisle, Mrs. T. B. Keogh, Mrs. Ralston, Mrs. Loring, Mrs. Thomas, and Mrs. and Miss Conger. [Western Associated Press.] Washington, Feb. 23.—The senate com mittee on territories agreed to report a bill providing for the admission as a state, of that portion of Dakota south of the forty-sixth parallel. relief sent. This morning Secretary Lincoln forwarded $60,000 to Gen. Saxton, of Louisville, to be expended in relieving the sufferers by the flood between Madison and the north ports. PORK FOR GREECE. The department of state received a telegram from Eugene Schuyler, United States min ister to Greece, saying the prohibition of the importation of pork from this eonntry into Greece had been abolished. whisky in bond. Mr. Morrison, of the ways and means com mittee, has been aurhorized to report his bill for the extension of the bonded whisky period. A call has been h?sued for a national con vention of the woolgrowers of the United States to meet at Chicago, on the 7th of May next, in the general interests of that industry. A LIVELY COMMITTEE MEETING. The forfeiture of the land grants to Back Bone Railroad Co., now claimed by the New Orleans Pacific Railroad Co., as assignee, was considered by the house committee on public lands to-day. The vote on the forfeitnre was 5 to 5. Belford moved that delegate Brents, Washington Territory, cast the deciding vote. Chairman Cobb replied, that Brents had no vote in the committee, being a delegate, Brents had previously voted on the forfeiture under consideration. In referring to this,Belf ord said to the chairman, "I've always noticed th§t he was allowed to vote when his views were the same as those of yourself, and now when he is opposed to forfeiture, you will not per mit him 10 cast his ballot." Cobb arose from his chair, and replied he would not permit any one to impugn his mo tives. "I don't mean to impugn your mo tives," said Belford, "but nevertheless, you have allowed Brents to vote here before." The chairman, in answer said, heretofore no one had raised the question of Brents' vot ing. He always voted with the majority or minority when his vote counted as nothing, but as his vote at this time would decide a question, he would enforce the rules of the house in excluding the ballot of the delegate. A heated colloquy between Chairman Cobb and Belford followed, in which the latter as serted his rights, on the committee were the same as those of the former. Representative Anderson was not present, and the deciding vote was left for him to cast. The members of the committee are of the opinion he will vote for the forfeiture of the grant. THE BONDED LIQUOR BILL. It is believed no minority report will be made on Morrison bonded spirits extension bill. In the report submitted to-day, Mor rison says, the committee on ways aud means having considered the subject of extending the time for the payment of the tax on dis tilled spirits now in warehouse, by leave to report, that the production of distilled spirits in the United States has be come larger than demanded by the market. The taxes are the largest paid by any domestic iudustry, and it suffers in common with other industries from the present depression in trade. The burden from which it chiefly suffers is that directly imposed by the government. Its relief would probably prevent, serious disaster and bankruptcy, not only to the interest itself but to the associates in its business interests. This bill proposes not to relieve any liability for taxes now imposed by law, but simply to postpone their payment for a period not ex ceeding two years, on condition of further security, and payment of interest on the postponed taxes at highest rate paid by the government on any of its debts. It is rumored that J. B. Butler, appoint ment clerk or the treasury department, is to be promoted to assistant secretary, to suc ceed J. C. New, whose resignation took effect on the 15th inst. Col. Thos. Worthington, of Ohio, died here to-day. Senator Harrison to-night, in answer to the inqniry as to the chances of the bill passing congress, said: "I have no doubt it will pass the senate if we can get consideration for it, and I think we can. I do not think the Democrats there will antagonize it, because its provision would not admit the state before the presidential election. Southern Dakota has a population suflicient to elect two mem bers to congress. If we cannot pass the bill this session, I am sure it will go through the next congress. Bismarck is recognized in the bill as the capital of the remaining ter ritory, subject to the decision of a conven tion. I can't see what excuse the Democrats could have for opposing the bill." Senator Mandcrson emphatically approved the views expressed by Senator Harrison. "Hereafter," he thought, "regard oUght to be had in admitting states, for the preserva tion of a mean, in size and prospective population. It was time the northwest should make its voice heard in national af fairs." Senator "Wilson had not given much thought to the question, but was in favor of a division and the admission of Dakota. It would he but simple justice to its people, and would relieve the national government from some expense. Representative Murphy was bitterly op posed to the proposition. "There was no good reason why testimony should be di vided, and it would take a long argument to convince him to the contrary. Others might veil their opposition in sophistries, but he would be frank, and say he opposed the bill from political reasons. No Democrat was going to take any chances in allowing more Republican votes to be cast in the next electoral college. FIENDS AT WORK. The Brutal Murder, and the Blood- Curdling Details by One of the Fiends. Cincinnati, Feb. 22.—The examination of the parties charged with the murder of Beverly Taylor and wife and Eliza Jane Crambert, an adopted child, whose bodies were sold to the Ohio Medical college the night of the murder, was held at Avondale this morning before Mayor Strickland. The testimony included the statement of R. B. Dixon, the express driver, who said he was employed by Allen Ingalls, on the night of tbe murdei, to do some hauling. That Ingalls and another colored man met him at the appointed place and he hauled three bodies in sacks to the Ohio Medical college. He recognized Allen Ingalls and Ben John son as the men who put the bodies in the wagon. Dr. Cilley, demonstrator of anatomy of the Ohio Medical college, tes tified that Allen Ingalls and another man brought the bodies, and that lie regarded In gajls as a resurrectionist, but refused to tes tify to any other cases where Ingalls had sold the bodies to the college. Ben Johnson pleaded guilty, but Allen Ingalls remained defiiant. He and Johnson were held for murder in the first degree, Richard Ingalls and Jeff Pout were discharged. Cincinnati, Ohio, Feb. 23.—To-night the result was made known of the long conver sation in the jail between Allen Ingalls and Marshal Brown, in which the whole story of the killing of the Taylor family was told. Ingalls for a long time resisted all attempts to get the facts from him, but finally saying, "I'm gone'anyhow; I know you will be good to my family when I'm dead, I'll tell you the truth of the horrible details. He said that on Friday morning, Ben Johnson, who lives with him, said to him, he had three points for that night. II e explained that points meant subjects for a medical college. He asked Johnson where they were." Johnson aeplied, "the three people at the Taylor cabin on the hill. They are no good, andjwe can knock them thejin head." Ingalls said he agreed, and went to the Ohio medi cal college, and told them he would have three subjects that night. They agreed to pay him $15 a piece and gave him a note to expressman R. B. Dixon. He went to the expressman and engaged him to meet them on the Avondale pike at 9 that night. He then went home, and after dark, he and Johnson started to Taylor's. They had a bottle of whisky, took drinks and felt good. The door was not locked. They bolted in on the old man sitting by the side of the fire place, his wife in front, and the girl at work in the room* Johnson had a locust club, a little longer than a polceman's club, and be gan striking them over the head right and left, AS HE WOULD CATTLE. The woman struggled and offered resist ance. Ingall says he finally choked her to death. Johnson easily disposed of the others with his club. They then stripped the bodies and put them in the sacks which they brought along, and carried them to the roadside, and went to meet the wagon. Loading them on they drove to the Ohio Medical college, de livered them, and got their pay. Ingalls says he knows nothing about the firing of the cabin. It was stated to-night, that a mob of sixty negroes organized last night to lynch these men, but found the' Avondale jail too well guarded. Ingalls and Johnson are in Cincinnati jail to-night. Ingalls con fesses he has stolen several bodies in the past few months from the new cemetery be yond Avondale, and sold them to the Ohio Medical college. ALL AROUND THE GLOBE. The Memphis Jockey club offer seven stakes, at their spring meeting, beginning April 22, and continuing five days. They arc all filled and include most of the noted racers in the south and west. At Mavieville, Que., C. F. Beauchemin, manufacturer of hats, bas assigned, with lia bilities at $100,000. The produce exchange, New York, has given $5,677 to the flood sufferers,and Mayor Edson yesterday received $1050 additional. The prospects for the races at Nashville, Tenn., are good, and nine stake races have been filled with the crack flyers of the south and east. San Francisco is organizing for the relief of the Ohio river sufferers. Louisa, Ky., Feb. 23.—The village of Cass ville, W. Va., was visited by fire last night, causing a loss of $20,000, including two ho tels, three business houses and a number of residences. The insurance was about $12, 000. Wm. Schmucker is the principal loser. THE OLD WORLD. The German Press Going For Minister Sargent at Berlin. The Position of Affairs in Egypt Appears to be at a Standstill. An Explosion of Lime Light in a Hall at Oldhain Causes a Panic. A correspondent's advice. London, Feb. 23.—Col. Burnaby, corres pondent of the Post, telegraphs from Suakim that three courses are open to the English: "First, to recapture Tokar, chastising the enemy, if encountered, aud meanwhile to recover and decently inter the remains of Capt. Moncrieff, consul at Suakim; second ly, to try and attack Osman Digna, leader of the rebels, and disperse his forces; thirdly, to ship troops to Massowas, and from there attempt the relief of Kassala. after doing this to march to Kiiartou.m He advises the use of the Indian troops stationed at Adens.'' Admiral Hewitt, Baker Pasha and General Graham have started for Triukitat. Osman Digna is reported to be at Teb with a large force, and eager for a light. NEARLY DISCOURAGED. London, Feb. *23._The Times 1 Cairo dis patch says: There is little doubt but Gener al Gordon would forthwith resign if the con tinuation of his doing so depended upon the vote of the house of commons. DELEGATE APPOINTED. Constantinople, Feb. 23.—G. Harris neap, American consul general, is appointed delegate to conduct the negotiations of America with Turkev regarding the new tariff. THEY FELT VEltY SORE. Berlin, Feb. 23.—The Lasker incident continues to be the most prominent topic for newspaper discussion. The North German Gazette says: The opposition[Jpreas hive not even attempted to oppose by argu ments based upon facts the attitude assumed by Bismarck toward the Lasker res olution. We maintain that the dispatch returning the resolution was coached in a most considerate tone. The document does not even criticise the attempt made to de mand of the leading minister of a foreign government an official glorification of a leader of the opposition. Iu preparing the dispatch, Bismarck was evidently guided by the idea that the majority of the American represen tatives had not known Lasker. We shall not err in assuming that the initiative to the in troduction of the resolution in the house of representatives was due to the direct or in direct influence of Lasker's German partisans. Tin: r.nranAT. pm:<,, Berlin-, Feb. 23.—The North German Ga zette, Bismarck's organ, say-: **\Ve regret the Cologne Gazette is alone among the liberal papers, in expressing the opinion that Minis ter Sargent does not enjoy the same general popularity of his predecessors. The other liberal journals have joined with the foreign press hostile to Germany, for the purpose of exciting public opinion in America against the German government. The representatives passed the resolution with the simple intention of pleasing Ger many. The intention of glorifying aGer man of anti-government tendencies is of course not to be sought among American representatives, but among the German par tisans of the secessionist or progressist poliev. From the standpoint of German policy, it would have been absolutely impossible for the government to take part in an attempt to make political capital out of Lasker'sdeath for party purposes, for which partisans of the de ceased have abused the event. HANGED. Pesth, Feb. 23.—Paul Sponga, Breeze and Pitely, the men who murdered Count You Szekhely, president of the court of cassation at Ofer, last March, were hanged this morn ing. A great mob collected about the prison last night and cheered the prisoners, but the police depressed it. A PEASANT UPRISING. St. Petersburg, Feb. 23.—A serious en counter is reported in the Don Cossock country, between the peasants and the mili tary. Several were killed and wounded. Further lighting is feared, and reinforce ments are hastened forward from Cher kast. GETTING READY. Paris, Feb. 23.—The latest advices from Tonquin state that the French guuboats are taking position in the waters of the Ton quin Delta, to be able to support an attack on Bacninh. A reconuoissancc from Hanoi disclosed the fact that the Black Flags occupy Hunghoa and the mouth of the Black river. nationalist elected. London, Feb. 23.—Deasy, nationalist, is elected a member of the commons for Cork, by 2,150 against 1,153 for Goulding, the con servative. TREATED UNFAIRLY. Berlin, Feb. 23.—Sargent, the American minister, is the object of much sympathy on the part of the members of the chamber of deputies and other persons of note, who ex press disapproval of the attacks made upon him by the conservative press. intends to DISPATCH an arm v. Khartoum, Feb. 23.—Gen. Gordon's man ifesto informs the insurgents that the sultan, commander of the faithful, intends to dispatch a great army to conquer the country. Gordon exhorts them to accept his offers of peace in order to preserve them selves from Turkish invasion. TERRIHLE panic. London, Feb. 23.—An explosion of lime light in a hall at Oldham to-night, while a childrens' entertainment was being given, caused great excitement. All the lights were extinguished and a terrible panic took place. The children rushed down stairs. One was suffocated, and nine others were re moved in an unconscious condition. REPORT DENIED. London, Feb. 23.—The report that nat uralized German-Americans who return to Germany, are subjected to military duty, is pronounced as absolutely untrue. It is point ed out that it has been a long time since the United States has had cause to complain of such treatment, which would be a violation of the treaties. ASKING PROTECTION. St. Petersburg, Feb. 23.—Several tribes in the neutral territory between Russia and Afghanistan solicit Russian protection. AN INTERESTING QUESTION. Vienna, Fee. 23.—Placards ask the people how long they will let the people live. IN A QUANDARY. Cairo, Feb. 23.—General Stephenson has telegraphed to Loneon for orders, but has as yet no answer; meanwhile Gen. Graham has been directed to hold Tri nkitat. Baker Pasha now wears the British uniform, the first re tirement from the army, THE MADAGASCAR QUESTION. Paris, Feb. 23.—In the chamber of depu ties De Lanessau questioned the government concerning affairs in Madagascar. Prime Minister Ferry appealed to DeLanessau's patriotism to desist from pressing the ques tion. At the proper time the government would disclose all. De Lanessau insisted upon a reply. Ferry denied that the expe dition was one for conquest, the question was merely one of enforcing the R; right of gend'armerie be longing" to great nations over an inferior country. Peyron, minister of marine, was also questioned. He made a statement similar to Ferry's. DeLanessau changed questions into interpellation. Ferry demanded that the debate be post poned, but DeLanessau insisted on immedi ate discussion. Ferry replied that negotia tions were proceeding with the Hovas. The discussion of the question was now un timely. The debate was ultimately ad journed for a fortnight. napoleon's advice. Paris, Feb. 23.—Prince Napoleon (Plon Plon) and his son, Prince Victor Napoleon, gave an audience this morning to eighty delegates from Bonapartist committees form ed for the purpose of considering the ques tion of a revision of the constitution. Re plying to their address Prince Na poleon said: "Your presence here proves, when It Is necessary to defend the national sovereienty and the rights of the people, a Napoleon can alway* be called upon. I am happy to have my son atmy side. 'Tis aconfirmation of the union of our family, and shows it is as Impossible to separate the father and son as to separate Napoleons from the cause of the people. The bad faith existing in. some quarters has mis represented the pacific and perfectly k Lral rotation with which our party is pursuing the constitution of 1876, imposed upon the country by an Orleanist In trigue, whieh subordinated everything to parliament, and handed over the government of the country to irresponsible majorities, and which is the cause of our nt ills, symptoms of whieh an* becoming afcurming. I trust you will nut listen to .i few individuals who an- preaching a narrow bombastic, seditious policy, but that you will follow a great aud loyal policy, which shall vindicate the rights of the people. Place yourselves at the head of this revision move ment, and the country will follow you. I speak in behalf of neither myself nor my son, but the principle I represent To the people alone belongs the right of constituting a government by the choice of that man for its head whom it deems most capable among the nation."' CONGRESSIONAL. Representative Cox Gets Several Besry Knocks on State Rights. A Number of Bills and Reports Introduced, Some Important. The Ho as »*<•/* /.'< fn-estnta fires. Wabhingtox, Feb. •_!:>. —Under call ot committees the following reports were made By Mr. Moulton, from the committee on judiciary, providing for holding terms of court in the northern district of Illinois, at Peoria. By Mr. Form, from the committee on labor, to proliii.it the importation and Immi gration and of foreigners under contract, to perform labor in the United States. Placed on the house calendar. By Mr. Money, from the committee <>n postotlices aud poet-roads, amending the statutes, authorizing the Brigadier General to prohibil the delivery of registered letters, and the payment Of money orders and viding for a return of the same placed on the house calendar. The house then went into the committee of the whole. Mr. Converse iu the chair, on the pleuro-pneumonia bill. Mr, Gibson opposed the bill because it proposed to take out of the hands of owners of cattle the control of their stock, and put It in the hands of federal officers. Mr. Stewart, Texas, argued against the bill on constitutional grounds. Mr. Springer supported the bill. The power which could quarantine a ship in any harbor in the United States could certainly permit a diseased Texas steer from being shipped from one state to another. The con stitution was always tilt- refuge of tiicrs, ■ win* had ft poor argument against the necessary measure of legislation. Mr. Jones, oi Wisconsin- reviewed the In portance and necessity of the pending measnre, ami urged Its passage. Messrs. Hardeman, Broadhead, Balsel and Potter opposed the bill. The latter took the ground that it iu vailed domestic concern* of the states. .Mr. J. 8. Wise, of Virginia- spoke in oppo sitlon to the states' rights doctrine, which has been presented us an argument why the bill should not pass. The three stair- most boisterous about the constitution and most jealous of federal power, were Louisiana, Texas and Vfes\ Virginia. Louisiana was bought with money out of the pocket of the Union and had no particular reason to kirk. Texas was bought with blood, and bad tome reason to feel kindlytowards the nation instead of continuing cackling about the constitu tion, like a iiiil> bird robbed of her nest. West Virginia was nothing but a bastard off spring of a national violenci mmitted In eld Virginia. He had heard the* gentleman from New York, (Cox,) boast that be was a shininelight, and a monument of the De mocrarcy here to point out the doctrine of state rights. He did not call the gentleman a monument. He called him a pillar of gas by night ami a pillar of gas by day, to lead the Democracy. [Laughter.] He was sick of hearing the little. bantling chicken of Btate rights being pitted against the heavy, gorgeous, red combed fighting cock of the nation, for It knocked it to smithereens every time. [Laughter.] The committtce then rose. The commiltee of ways and means, through Mr. Morrison, reported the bonded spirits ev teuslou bill, stating it was not a unanimous report Referred to the committee of tin whole. Mr. Belford offered a resolution, giving delegates the right to vote in committees. Referred. Adjourned. STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA, The Senate Committee Agree to a Bill Admitting tliat Part South of the 40th Parallel, And Providing for a Constiuutionivl Conven tion to be Held Next December- Other Provisions. Washington-, Feb. 28.—The bill providing for the admission of the southern part of the territory of Dakota as a state, which the sen ate committee on territories to-day agreed to report favorable, is similar In many respect-! to the bill reported by that committee at the last session of congress. It is in most fea tures like the ordinary "enabl ing acts," and provides for organizing a state, to be known as Dakota, from that part of the territory of that name, south of the 46th parallel, that a constitu tional convention is to be held on the second Tuesday in December, and delegates to be elected on Nov. 14, next. This conven tion is to include 120 delegates, an unusually large number being required to fully repre sent the people of the embryo state. The dele gates are to be elected from single districts. The usual grants of public lands for educa tional purposes are made, and a provision is included, requiring the new state to assume the debts incurred for the erect ing of such public buildings as are located within its limits. The bill leaves the northern portion of the territory with a ter ritorial organization, but its name is not yet agreed upon. Pembina, North Dakota, Mandan, and other names have been urged upon the committe, but no selection has been made, and the committee is open to sugges tions. Delegates at present in the city have insisted strenuously on the name North Da kota, but the committee, while appreciating tne natural tenacity felt for the name, have unanimously decided it would not be a good selection. The Opera. St. Louis, Feb. 28.'—Mapleson's opera closed a fairly successful week here to-night, and the company leave for the west and San Francisco at 1 o'clock in the morning. Patti will leave on Tuesday night and join the company at Denver and s_'o thence to San Francisco, the programme being changed so as to include a Patti night. On the return trip they will sing in the Mormon tabernacle, Salt Lake. After singing at Cincinnati they will open in New York on April 14 and sail for Europe tie middle of May. Patti will sing six nights in London, commencing June 25. The Six Day Go-As-You-Please. [Special Telegram to the Globe. | New York, Feb. 23.—The next six days race will take place at Madison Square garden, beginning Mond-iy, April 26. To-day Charles Rowell, Patrick Fitzgerald, Robt. Vint, Geo. D. Noremac, Ernst Smith and Winston II. Burrell signed the articles of agreement. The entrance fee is $100. Smith has never participated in a six days race, but has won several shorter ones. Burrell is a colored man. The Hazinff Court Martial. Anaapolis, Md., Feb. 23.—Cadets McKean and Bush, tried for hazing Cadets Craig and Russell of the fourth class, were acquitted. The findings of the court martial of Cadets. Mareey and Jastremski's case have not been made public. Cadet Parker pleaded guilty.