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VanderMlt's Sale of His Old
Time Favorites.
Herod's Pedigree ami Points—Hovses
at Mankato.
Lane K. Stone's Purchase —The Coming Sale
at way.
[This column will appear in the Glotve every
Monday morning. Pertinent correspondence will
•be thankfully received and should be addressed
'i arf Editor of the Globe.

To A,ln rtiaers.
Stock advertisements will hereafter be in
serted in the Monday issue of the Globe im
mediately following the reading matter of the
horse department. In no other way can stock
be so cheaply or prominently advertised as by
aking advantage of this opportunity. Figures
will bo furnished on application, and adver
tisements can also occupy a corresponding
] -11 ii m in the weekly issue, if desired.
appeared in Dnnton's
Spirit of the Turf, April 23d, 1881, as :i leading
because of the present
ownership in Fillmore county of the famous
- th rein:
■ : this sketch has, for some
i h western habitues of
i!:e turf, and we are pleased to have the privilege
of introducing him to new friends, aud hope
trodnction will be both pleasant and pro
: . :.:i lovers of fine
o ; ms unacquainted
. with his wonderful
as a trotter and a sire of trotters,
>..':i extravagant;
ais many ex
:.■■ mi desty in describ
ause thai which we say of him is
■ with the facts, and in con
<■ wi;h our knowledge of the horse.
' kas :'. raven's wing, and without
or blemish; he has on intelligent head,
strong, muscular conformatii n, limbs smooth,
: ■!!■':-.■ : - ivory; :. tull silken
.: : • ■ as mild as a
parson's, is never thrown out balance by v.r.y of
ts that not unfrcquently des
troy the chances of winning in ahorse not so
I. Herod was bred by Mr.
Billiard, of Ussian, lowa, gut by King Herod, son
Black Hawk, by Hal's Black Hawk,
son of Sherman Morgan ; his dam was by Green
tain Boy, son of Hill's Black Hawk, by
rgan; 2d dam byGifford Morgan, son
or Woodbury Morgan. King Herod's dam was
by Hill's Black Hawk, son of Sherman Morgan;
2d dam by Revenge, son of Justin Morgan.
Sherman Black Hawk's dam was by Young Ham
bletonian, son of Harris' Hambletonian, 2d dam
by Matchem. This is one of the most conspicu
ous examples, as well as one os the best of in
ing that can be found. His trotting is the
very poetry of motion, a frictionless kind of gait
which always seems limitless. Even when
striding 04 feet, his way of jjoing seems as easy
as the play of the piston rod of a locomtive. He
it broken to harness until six years old.
The Larabies secured him by the force of circum
-. The horse lias on several occasions
ied horsemen by his wonderful
flights, but it is needless to instance more than
t these. Messrs. G. W. Garrett, E.
11. Smith and J. M. Shaffer testified under oath
tr. M. Shaffer drove Herod over the Mil
waukee, Wis., driving park course, on the 27th
of September, 1879, as follows: First quarter in
35*4 seconds, 2nd quarter in :;:; seconds, hair
mile in 1 :08}£. That his driver then slowed him
up, but could have trotted out the mile in 2:21).
To us win. have seen his marvellous nights,these"
o not strengthen our belief in Herod. We
have always contended, however, that the horse
always went into his races out of condition, but
even under such circumstances ho has done
rs. In his race at Milwaukee on the Bth
of June last, when both Kentucky Wilkes and
Euwin B. stood better than he in the race. Ile
rod was in no condition to trot against such
horses as those, and Sa'olc and Green Charley.
Nevertheless, he trotted the last half of the third
heat in 1:09, finishing second to V.'iikes in 2:25,
beating the fast mare Sable out or third money.
Late in the Bummer he was Bold to bis present own
ers, Larabie Bros., Deer Lodge, Montana, where
lie trotted a race or two last fall, As he, is now
to be used as a stock horse, it is. (jiiite properto
show that some of his brothers anil sisters, his
cousins, his uncles and iiis aunt-have done on
tlie turf. Commencing with his sire we ftnd him
d with a record of 2:84)4 : ami he died in
1 ■;;i. King Herod was brought to Cleveland^.,
with bis full brother, Godolphin, in 1860 or'6l.
■. 11 1 1 was a bay and somewhat the larger of
tio two. In short, while Godolphin's name has
been forgotten, that of King Herod will live on
the written page and in his offspring, who have
figured on the turf as follows:
Foxie V. cli m (32 beats in 2:;iu and
under) 2:2G
Herod bl h.(5) 2 :26V4
BUly Barefoot, bl g (8) 2:27
Cupid eh h (trialß:34>4) 2:35 •
Darkness II h (i:'M) li-40
.la.k Stiles bg. -j-.-m
Corablm 2:40
Little Qui in • h .a, ) , „
Little Mink bl m, f *ouble team
Breeze eh g (trial 2 :->(>)• 2:44
■ ■ but a few of the many sons and
begotten l.y King Herod, that were
tti rs; enough, however to estab
faci of his potency as a sire."
There is a slight error in the above as to the
record of Herod, which should be 2:265£ instead
i r ■::■:<:■■.. Since 1881 Foxie V. has reduced hex
n ord to 2;23&, while several of the sons and
daughters of King Herod nut enumerated above
[uired fast records.
As Herod is the strongest inbred Morgan stall
ion living, as wall as the fastest, it Is of interest
to know ivbal bis progenitor, .Justin Morgan, has
accomplished as a speed producer: The Breed
of May Ist publishes a list of his
descendcnls thai have trotted or paced in 2:30 or
1 etter. They number four hundred and fifteen,
& showing equaled by no <.tlur horse that has
ever lived. Among the very fast ones of Morgan
blood are foundAdelaide,2.l9^ ; Albemarle,s.l9;
Belle Brassfield, 2:20! Camore, 2.i>.i',r Captain
2.20; Billy 1)-. -;.l I with running mate;
Kthan Allen, 2.15 with running mate; Hopeful,
fastest on record to wagon, 3;16V4; Frank, with
running mate, 2.08 %\ Independance, to pole,
2.16}< : H. il. Winship.with running mate,S:lo)f;
Charley Ford, 2.lii-'.i : Coraee, x.*.l'J i i ; Geo. Pal
mi r, ■-'.:<.", ; Gloster, 5.17; John H., 2:20; John
S.Clark, :-.\<:.\: Kate Sprague, 2:1S; Kitty
Bates,2:l9; Keene Jim, 2:19*4; Lady Maud,
2:18i-i; Lucille Goldust, 2:l6i£; Midnight,
2:18> : S'ellj R., 2:19*4; Nancy Hackett, 2:S0;
Pro tcine, 2:18; Rams, 2:18>4; *" s". 2:1754;
mr, ■.•:!"'. ; Yon Arnim.2:l'.i'.. : West
iii it, ■-•:!;.;: William 11., 8:18'^.
Those who desire to follow this" subject furth
er can get a copy of the Breeder's Gazette of the
date named I>\ addressing M.T. t.rattan,l'rcston,
Minn., who now owns Herod.
Woodford WOkes.
Mr. Geo. W. Sherwood, of St. Paul, has made
a recent purchase of a stallion colt that will,
without doubt, prove of lasting and very great
value to the state of Minnesota. For a number
of years Mr. Sherwood has been gathering in his
stables marcs of excellent quality and breeding.
Ue has also had a number of good stallions, etUl
not one that just suited his taste, lie has there
fore been for some time looking about to find one
that, in his judgment, all things considered,
would he satisfactory. 11,- at last found what he
wanted in the two-year-old colt WoodfordWilke?.
The purchase was made at Glenview, where is
located the breeding establishment of Mr. J. C.
I'enan, on the 7th Inst. The colt is a handsome
brown, 15 hands 3 inches high, left hind ankle
white, foaled June 9, 1882; weighs 1.095. From
the above description of him it will be seen
that though a oil of but two years, he is a large
animal and will make a large and commanding
horse. lie is by George YTllkes, record 2:23,
sire of Wilson, 2:16&; So-So,
2:1711: and Rosa Wilkes, 2:ISJ<.
First dam Hermiaby Woodford Mambrino, rec
ord 8:21 and sire of Abbottsford, 2:19;-;.
Second dam Hermosa, trial 2:26« and dam of
Hermes, record 2 Woomosatwo year rec
ord 2:53*4, by Edwin Forrest, sire of B"lly
Haskins 2:2BJiJ Third dam Black Kose, dam of
Darkness record 2:57«, Native American
8:32J4, Roscoo tour-year trial 2:30, Lady Wood
lawn, dam of Mannetta 2:10?^, Malice" 2-19«
and of Primrose, dam of Princess, sire of Trink
et 2:14, by Tom Teemer. Fourth dam by Cap
non's \\ hip. . Fifth dam by Robin Gray
Of this One colt Mr. McFarran says in his cat
alogue, "We believe we can say without exag
geration that, taking the size, style, substance,
finish, way of going and breeding, this is the
best colt Wilkes ever got, at least this is the
opinion of several good horsemen. The oppor
tunity to buy such a horse as this at auction, or
any other way, is once in a life time." The
price paid was $4,800 cash.
T.ane K. Stone's l'ure/ittse.
L. S. Follett, the popular banker and breeder
of Hastings, has sold to lion. Lane K. Stone, of
St. Paul, a tine carriage team, one of the best
that ever came into this city. The horses were
both sired by Jauesville llambletonian, he by
Milwaukee, and he by the Hero of Chester. The
dams of tlie horses are by Richard's Bellfounder,
and known in tliis city as the Morris Lampry
mares. The colts are blood bays with star in
forehead, are three years old this month, stand
lti>. hands, and are what might be termed a
line toppy colts, These colts, if a sample of
■lauesville's colts, place htm in the front rank as
a sire of line carriage houses. Price StiOO.
The. Midway Sale.
The Turf, Field nml Farm, in speaking of the
sale of trotters that is to take place at Midway
on the Hth of June, has the following:
The catalogue of the public sale of trotting
.-t.vie at Midway Park, on Wednesday, June 11,
contains sixty-nine animals, among them Silver
lon, who has a record of 2:20.^. lie will be
shown on the track, and should
bring a good price. Lady Humboldt,
the sister of Humboldt, 2:2 OKi, is in
foal by Blattwood, Jr., and she is recommended
for a brood mare. Naamah is wall bred for the
harem, being by George Wilkes, out of Hagar, by
Alexander's Abdallah. She is in foal by Black
wood, Jr. Hebe is in foal by the same horse.
She is fourteen years old and a daughter of Bel
mont and Haides, by Mambrino Chief. Jennie is
aba; tilly, two years old, by Yon Aruiiu, out of
Hebe, by Belmont, and she promises to make a
fast mare. This sale will scatter many valuable
animals over the northwest. '
VanderblWa Coat Off Flyers.
The announcement that a couple of W. n.
Vanderbilt's cast-off horses were to be sold at
auction, brought a crowd of aboni 500 to the
Cleveland track on the 6th, there being also sev
eral other animals with fast records to be disposed
of. The assemblage was an oininently 'horsey' one.
lis members leaned against the fence which sep
arated them from the homestretch, expectorated
tobacco juice vigorously, and never alluded to
an animal exhibited by any term except "That
there horse there."' The general topic of con.
versation was the ex-Vanderbuilt livers, and
there was a strong expression of unfavorable
opinion concerning a man who would allow horses
that had carried him safely and swiftly through
man; a brush down Harlem lane to be sold for a
mere song at public veudue when their days of
usefulness were over.
Lysander Boy, having a record of 2:20, and for
whom the millionaire paid §10,000 not many
years ago, was first offered. Just as he was led
out great excitement was cansed by the arrival
of a carriage from which descended Mr.
William Turnbull, Vanderbilt'a intimate friend,
Ca;it. Jake Vanderbilt, uncle of the rich man,
and a young man whose identity nobody seemed
able to fix. A thrill went through the crowd
when the names of the party were announced,
the general opinion being that Yanderbilt had
sent the delegation down to rescue at any cost
his pets from the ignominy of being sold at auc
tion. The distinguished trio seated themselves
about the center of the ampitheater, and the sale
of Lysauder Boy proceeded. Everybody waited
for the supposed Samaritans to bid, but they
spoke not, and in a few moments Lysander had
been purchased by Charles J. Clark, a Pittsburg
oil man, for Si,GOO,
Then Small Hopes, "the turf outlaw," was
brought out. This is the horse that Vanderbilt
nsed to swear by, and his sale was the event of
the day in point of general interest. He was a
beauty in his early days, but is now only
a knock-kneed reminiscence of the fleet steed
that hauled his late master a mile in 2:23. Mr.
Vanderbilt would surely not let him be sold. All
eyes were turned to the three men in the amphi
theater as Small Hopes was driven up and down
the track, making dispairing efforts to exhibit
some of his old time speed, but the gentlemen
from New York were unmoved. Mr. Turnbull
blinked solemnly at the sun; Capt. Jake eat even
mi.re elect than usual under his silk hat, and the
mysterious young man whistled "Mary Kelly's
Beau " with a display ot technique and fidelity to
detail that «:is astonishing. Somebody Etarted
the bidding \y.ith an offer of 5250, and by slow de
■;rcessi9o was reached, at which figure Small
Elopes became the property of E. Agur,a resident
ot Wilkesbarre, Pa.
As the auctioneer's hammer fell the Vandcr
bulll party rose to depart. Somebody remarked
that the old horse went pretty cheap, where
upon Capt. Jake remarked, with great golem
nity, "People ain't no darn fools;" and as the
party moved away the strains of "Mary Kelly's
Beau," as whistled by the mysterious young
man, lioated through the air like v rrquieln ami
dirge over the grave of Small Hopes.
'•if 1 had £200,000,000," said a man who was
chewing a straw, "I wouldn't let no old hoss of
mine end his days that way just to save S5UU.''
"Me neither," replied his Companion, and this
view seemed to be that of all present.
Small Holies has probably attained more notor
iety than any other horse in the country and this
notoriety was due to his participation in a cam
[iniu'ii of turf outlawry in the fall of 1575 which
resulted in the expulsion from all tracks belong
ing to the National Association of the horse and
those who managed him on his nibbing tour.
At that time Small Hopes was in his prime, be
ing <i years old. Himself and his owner, a man
named Deyo, residing in Michigan, had been sus
pended the previous season by the National Trot
ting association for some infraction of its rules,
and, sunn ling under the sting of this punish
ment, J)eyo resolved to start out with the horse
under an assumed name and trot him in races
Crom which his record of about 2:30 would bar
him. Deyo had at that time in his employ as
driver a reckless young fellow named Bill
McGuigan, and with the noted Charley Perkins,
of Rochester, N. V., they began a tour which
eventually resulted in the discovery of their
scheme and the expulsion of the entire party
from all tracks belonging to the National asso
ciation, small Hopes was at that time a remark
ably fast horse— capable, no doubt, of trotting a
mile In 2:15 or better—and the havoc which he
mad* in three-minutes races may be better im
agined than described. Horsemen at small west
ern meetings that Tall were astonished at
the ease with which an unknown brown
gelding captured every purse for which
he was entered, frequently distancing
the entire field. This horse was Small Hopes,
who was entered in race under various names,
being known as Laplald, Lothair, and West
brook. After trotting a number of races in the
West, in none of which his identity was discov
ered, he was shipped to Boston, and the tactics
which had been so successful in this part of the
country were repeated there. But by this time
suspicion had been arousd, and ou the horse be
ing forcibly taker, possession of by the track of
ficials, it was discovered that the lower part of
his hind 1< •_-.-. originally white, had been painted,
and when McGuigan saw that the game was up
he admitted that Lothair, Lapland, and West
brook were ti» « ■ tame horse ami that the real
name of the animal was Small Hopes. The ex
pulsion referred to above followed immediately,
but the wonderful speed shown by the horse in
duced Mr. Vanderbilt to pay a long price for
him, and in tlu tali of is;; he gave that gentle
man his ttrst reputation as a driver by being one
of a double team that drew him a mile over
the Floetwood Park track i:i B:33 —the fastest
previous record by a donble team haviuj;
been mora than two seconds slower.
At that time Mr. Vanderbilt was loud in his
praises of Small Hepeß, saying he was the best
horse he had ever situ or owned, and it was
gi oerally understood that no matter what
vicissitudes might overtake the millionaire
nothing would induce him to part with his fa
vorite road-horse. But by continual banging
round on the roads of New York Small Hopes
became somewhat infirm, and this,with increased
age, rendered his value less every year, nntH
last -,:i~..!i Mr. Vanderbilt sold him fur a mere
,:!:.■• ... '■■.:. Hulbort, a millionaire railroad opera
tor or this city, who was fond of a good horse.
People who had commented on Vanderbilt's lack
i>f affection for small Hopes was gratified to see
the old horse pass into tue hands of a man who
would Bee that his last days were made pleas
ant. But when Mr. Hnlbert died a month or so
ago. his widow decided to dispose of all of his
trotting stock,and among the lot was StnallHopes,
who thus came to be offered at a public auction
Goldsmith Maid.
Turf, Field and Farm: On Sunday last, at
Fashion Stud Farm, Mr. 11. L. Donsman saw
Goldsmith Maid for the first time. The ex-queen
of the trotting turf was enjoying the sunshine
a nd the freedom of a paddock, and she was as
coy as a school girl when sftange hands attempted
to caress her. She even playfully laid back her
ear? and kicked up her heels when her owner.
Mr. H. P. Smith, tried to take her by the short
foretop. Mr. Doosman was surprised to see the
old mare so well preserved and bubbling over
with life. It is thought that she is again in foal.
In another paddock Gen. Knox was found dainti
ly chewing tlie eighteen Inch green-cut rye
grown on the farm this spring. The stallion
looked to the visitor just what he is. a horse
ot good bone and ragged constitution. His teeth
are hadly worn, and it is necessary to supply him
with soft food, but otherwise he is able to shift
for himself. Mr. Donsman thinks of bunding a
manure pit at Artesian Stock farm, somethFn T
like the one at Fashion Stud farm. It is water
tight and ha? a capacity for 500.0'J0 tons. The
liquid is drawn out upon the fields in large sprink
ler* and it has a magical effect upon the land.
The soil, which a few years ago was considered
non-productive, is row asf ich as garden mold.
The clover is well advancod aud the rye is nearly
two feet high.
M i.sif Hi-Hi :ill\.
The rond-honse located at Fargo Pair Grounds
is for sale or rent. Address J. M. Morrison or
George Marclius, Fargo, D. T.
The Bpring meeting at Coldwater, Mich., takes
place on May 14th, 15th aud 10, aud the entries
close on the 10th.
The spring meeting of the Kentucky associa
tion began at Lexington on Wednesday last, and
will close next Wednesday,
The entries at the spring meeting at Kansas
City close on the 10th iust., and the meeting takes
place on the 20th, 21st, 22d and 23d.
The Charter Oak Guaranty stake of $10,000
for 2:20 horses closed on the Ist of May with
thirteen subscribers. If all start, the subscrip
tions will amount to $13,000. The race will be
trotted at the circuit meeting.
Commodoro Kittson's horses, that are now in
Cincinnati, where they have wintered, start out
in a few days, and will trot some in Indiana and
Ohio. On the 20th, 21st, 23d and 23d they will
be at Columbuslfc)hio, and at the Chicago meet
ing, commencing on the 2lith.
The pacers that have been making very fast
time through the recent Texas circuit have con
gregated at Philadelphia, and next Friday at Suf
folk Park, and (he following week at Belmont,
we can reasonably expect some fast heats, as
Fuller and Richball will try conclusions with Buf
falo Girl and Billy S.
Mr. R. B. Conklin, the breeder of Rarus, has
sent his brown stallion King Wilkes to John E.
Turner, the horse leaving New York on Monday
last for Philadelphia. King Wilkes stands 15.3' 3 ,
and is a remarkably fine, level gaited trotter. He
is eight years old, by George Wilkes, dam Missie,
by Briguoli. In 1882 he made a record of 2 :2ti;■;,
and this was reduced last season to 2:23. The
Little General ought to beat 2:20 with him this
The American Jockey club has hcon organized
at Chicago with a capital of §200,000. Hon. S.
K. How is president ; Potter Palmer, Louis Wahl,
C. C. Thompson, Washington Hessing and C. 11.
McDonnell are the vice presidents; C. P. Kimball
is secretary, and 11. V. Bemls is treasurer. The
club will ifot conflict with any other turf organi
zation at Chicago, and it proposes, in trotting
horses on its grounds, to do away with pool sell
ing and all forms of gambling. The club house
will cost $CO,OOO.
The Horse at JlmiJcato.
To the Turf Editor of the Globe.
Maukato, Hay 10.—Once more I will contribute
a few remarks on the horse at Mankato. E. M.
Predmore has charge of the track and has seven
head of horses nndcr management, with pros
pects of more.
Size of track, half mile, with sixty feet home
stretch and fifty-one feet on back, and turns long,
with a raise of forty-eight inches on the outside.
The association have declared the 4th and sth
of July for a meeting, and time or pains will not
be spared to make a success, with liberal pre
miums for a trst.
Several colts have been added to the number,
and prospects for some good colt time in the near
future, viz:
W. G. Uoerr, light bay colt, 5 years old, Bired
by Calona, half sister to Capitola and Icis.
Ed. Weaver, dark brown colt, four years old,
sired by Colona.
T>r. J. C. Curryer, sorrel colt, three years old,
sired by Colona.
A. M. Smith, brown mare, live years old, sired
by Alexander.
H. Hummenway, bay colt, four years old,
sired by Geo. Miller by Sweepstakes, by Kysdick
Hambletonian; first dam by Volunteer, second
dam by Harry Clay raised by Moses Shafer, of
Montgomery, Orrnge connty, N. Y.
Martin Jordan, bay colt, five years old, by a
Mambrino dam a Uambletouian, and promises to
be a good one.
Would like to have all horsemen come on the
4th and sth and find us as we are, with the finest
boxes and half-mile track in the state.
Move Anno.
The first monthly horse market will be held
at St. Peter, Minn., on Wednesday, May 7, and
oc the first Wednesday of each month thereafter.
FOR SALE—Young Trotting Stock—l have
several one and two-year-old colts, the get
of Baymout, 1,027, eon of Alden Goldsmith, 337
out of standard mares. Colts all large and
rangy, fine looking, and unmistakably showing
the promise of speed. G. W. Sherwood. 42*
T AXE COMO STOCK FARM—I have for sale
-Li a nice lot of colts and fillies, one two and
three year olds, all standard bred, got by l)e-
Graff'a Alcxunder, and by Theseus, by Adminis
trator, dam by Almont, son of Alexander's Ab
dallah. Also for sale, Oakwood, four years old,
by Alexander, standard, 1855. W. L. McGrath.
PRESTON STOCK FARM, Preston, Ffllmore
County, Minn. For public service, Herod
(2:26%), the best bred Morgan living, Trample,
the most successful trotting sire of his age in the
northwest; Comus, a first-class draft stallion.
For pedigrees and terms, address It. T. Grattan.
Monte Cristo at the Grand.
Commencing this evening the Stetson
company open tbeir return engagement at
the Grand in the splendid drama "Monte
Cristo," being an adaptation from Dumas'
wonderful and brilliant novel of that name.
The drama has been given in St. Paul be
fore by the same magnificent east, and the
return of the company is anticipated with
The company ' '.recently performed in
Omaha, and a writer in the Republican speaks
of the drama as follows :
"Without doubt tho magnificent company
tbat presented Dumas' drama, "Monte
Cristo," at Boyd's opera house last night was
the finest dramatic company ever seen
here. It numbers among its members the
names of at least a half dozen actors that
have been familiar to the public in different
roles for a long time, and they were cast so
intelligently last night as to form a peerless
whole. So excellently was the individual
work of each actor performed that it would
be almost useless to institute comparison or
criticism. That their work was appreciated
was abundantly manifested by the frequent
applause bestowed by the audience. The
leading actors were repeatedly called before
the curtain, and co loud was the applause at
the end of the magnificent climax in the
fourth act, that six of the members of the
company filed out before the footlights and
bowed their acknowledgments.
Dumas' novel has a strong dramatic in
terest, in addition to picturesque detail, for
a wonderful truth of local coloring. The
story has undergone sundry cuttings and
mutations in its transference" from the book
to the stage. It has lost in the quir-tir
senses, but it has gained by the more prom
inent relief into which the personages are
thrown, the lite thrown into the antipathies
and hatred, and the more vivid play of the
passions. The play could not include one
tenth of the kaleidoscopic feature of the book
from whence it was derived, and as it is now,
it is very difficult to lollow, but it is none
the less interesting and fascinating for all
that. The story deifies gold and illustrates
the omnipotence of wealth."
Railway Officials Banqueted in Mexico.
Mexico, via Galveston, May 11.—Last night a
banquet was given by the city council to the di
rectors of the Mexican Central railway, presided
over by Giullarms Valle, president of the coun
cil, who cougratnlated the country on the com
pletion of the road. President Xickerson was
absent, owing to illness, but his speech was read
in Spanish aud English. A member of the party
from Boston, in the name of his companions
proposed a toast to Porlirio Diaz, who, like.
Washington, is "first in the hearts
of his countrymen."' Diaz feelingly
replied, avowing his unworthmess, and said the
compliment was the greatest it was possible to
pay any man in any language, because the com
parison was made with one "who was not only the
most eminent American citizen, but taken all in
all, was the greatest man the world ever saw. He
spoke of his friendship for the Americans, and
compared it in extent to the compliment paid
him. He considered that one of the greatest acts
or his life, was the signing of the Mexican Cen
tral railroad concession, and the completion of
the road had vindicated his judgment. Ex-Gov
ernor like and others spoke.
White Bear Lake.
The St. Paul & Duluth train yesterday
morning took oat three coaches with '-stand
ing room only," to White Bear. The La
crosse club played a game on their new
grounds. The fast and beautiful steamer
Dispatch made her first trip. Some fifty
guests sat down to dinner at the Chateausay
hotel, a number of them having taken rooms
there the evening before, and remaining
over till Monday. The splendid new fleet of
tbe Chateatigaj, under the charge of Capt.
Leaman, was patronized to its fullest ca
The Marquis de Mores and family have
engaged rooms at Chateaugay from June Ist.
Saloonkeepers Compelled to Execute
Resignation of Rev. A. T. Mason, of the First
Baptist Church.
Dentil or Dr. Weeks—Demolition of a Pio
neer Hotel—Personal aud
General Notes.
| Special Correspondence Daily Globe. |
Milwaukee, May 10. The Jiquor license
question, settled as to the fee by the board of
aldermen, as noted in last week's letter, has
assumed a new front, or rather haß been
veneered with a new dilemma by a decision
of City Attorney Luscombc, to the effect that
according to a state law every saloonkeeper
who takes out a license must execute a bond
in the sum of $500, signed by two citizens
whose property interests in the city exceed
61,000 each. These bonds guarantee the
keeping of orderly houses and adherence to
the laws prohibiting the sale of liquor to
minors or drunkards. At Hist blush this does
not seem a very great hardship to the mem
bers of the bar liquid, but when the nicety of
discernment necessary to judge between in
nocent hilarity and noisy intoxication and
vealy youthfulness and fresh-blown mauhood
are taken into consideration, it is easy to dis
cern why man\' people will be averse to
signing a saloon bond which will make them
liable for indemnity for infractions of the
law. There is a Citizens' league in the field,
and there is no telling when or where the
vigilantes of that order-loving band will
strike. Mayor "Wallber was inclined to
ignore the state law and proceed
according to the city charter, but
he was visited by influential citizens and
urged to abide by the state law. He dodged
a direct decision by referring the question to
the city attorney, who decided in favor of the
bond. The city clerk immediately had bonds
printed and circulated, and the mayor found
himself "toeing the scratch " before he had
fairly decided whether he would kick over the
traces or not. The keepers of orderly saloons
arc smiling at the readiness with which prop
erty-owning patrons come to their relief, but
the proprietors of questionable " dives " have
in many instances been placed in sore straits
to qualify for their brain-wearing business.
The brewers will probably help a good many
of their patrons over the centre of their new
dilemma, and it is questionable whether the
bond annoyance will measureably reduce the
number of saloons in Milwaukee. Indeed,
some knowing ones predict an increase to
1,200, which will give the city about $90,000
The Globe correspondent invested in a
glass of beer, the other night, at one of the
best known saloons in the business centre,
and while the proprietor was waiting for an
other call, interviewed him on the situation.
The beer-drawer and schooner-navigator ex
pressed no concern for the present. The
high license Republicans and prohibitionists,
he said, are too deeply interested in the
coming presidential election to risk the loss
of the German vote by high pressure crowd
ing of the saloon people this summer. Next
year he expects music by the w-hole band.
He would not be surprised if the license was
then raised to $200,0r even §500. He also ex
pects a movement towards the enforcement
of Sunday laws and the curtailment of otiier
liberties dear to the Teutonic heart. There
is a good deal of logic in this bartender's
reasoning, but it is hardly probable that very
extreme measures will be instituted against
beer-drinkers in Milwaukee, where millions
are invested in the manufacture of the amber
fluid, and where the brewers are looked upon
even by the high-license and prohibition
people, as solid and progressive business
men. Milwaukee's beer anii brick have
made her famous, and any harsh movement
against either business would seem like the
foolish act of the tree-pruncr who sawed off a
limb between himself and the trunk.
Eev. A. F. Mason, of the First Baptist
church, has resigned his pastorate, fixing the
date of the close of his engagement at the
13th of July next. This resignation is the
culmination of cliureh troubles mentioned
in the letters several months ago. At
that time Mr. Mason ser.t in
his resignation to test thetemper of his flock.
It had beon so openly hinted that his services
were no longer desirable, that his friends
thought resignation the best course to pur
sue, lie accordingly resigned, but his
friends controlled the meeting at which his
withdrawal was read and would not accept it.
Whether this was preconcerted, lite the
Conkling-Piatt fiasco in New York politics,
your correspondent is unable to say, but
there was a strong tinge of diplomacy in the
matter. Its effect was only temporary, and
after a brief season of rest the trouble epened
apace again. The Globe correspondent had
a brief talk with a leading member of the
church about a week ago, and learned from
him the inside history of the affair since the
meeting which refused to accept the resig
nation when it was first submitted. It seems
that Chas. L. Colby, president of the Wiscon
sin Central railroad, who i 3 a pillar of the
church and a rock of great strength under
the Baptist church of the northwest, first in
formed Mr. Mason of the division in his
Sock, and asked him to resign. Then Mr.
Colby went east with his family. Mr. Mason
did resign, but as has been stated his resig
nation was not accepted. When Mr.
Colby returned temporarily, several
weeks ago, Mr. Mason went to Chicago
to meet him and have the first talk on the
new situation of affairs. The result of that
talk was not favorable to Mason. Mr. Colby
informed him that he must go or he (Mr.
Colby) would withdraw from the church.
Finally Mr. Colby agreed to see the leading
members of the church and report to Mr.
Mason. He interviewed the church mem
bers according to agreement, and wrote to
Mr. Mason informing him that a large num
ber of them were favorable to his retirement,
and stated that if upon his return from New
York Mr. Mason still persisted in occupying
the pulpit, decisive measures would be taken
to settle the matter. These decisive meas
ures have been rendered unnecessary by Mr.
Mason's resignation and its acceptance.
The origin of the trouble is as difficult to
trace as a Coeur d'Alene gold vein. After
sifting everything very fine, and giving the
accused the benefit of the doubt, one is in
clined to base the whole thins; on purely per
sonal grounds. One can easily see how triv
ial objections can be magnified in a church
quarrel so as to include doctrinal questions,
as not one in twenty average church mem
bers knows anything about doctrine. The
difference between the various Protest
ant, churches is as little known almost as
the exact distance between tweedledum and
tweedledee. Some of the church members
went bo far as to hint that Mr ilason
is at heart a Swedenbonrian, and
that his wife is even strongerin that doctrine
than he is himself. Tour correspondent has
heard many of Mr. Mason's sermons, but
cannot say that they were other than sound
Christian teachings, sparkling with thought
and full of vigor. As to doctrine he is silent.
The First Baptist church has a poor record to
back it in this trouble, as one of its most pop
ular pastors. Rev. Mr. Griffiths, was forced
out a number of years ago because he
preached so hard against grain gambling
that it hurt the feelings of a prominent grain
operator now of Chicago. Mr. Griffiths' re
tirement is mourned to this day by many of
the First Baptist flock. Mr. Mason's with
drawal will also cause sorrow, as he is a per
fect gentleman and a preacher of acknowl
edged brilliance.
Dr. Lemuel W. Weeks, one of Milwaukee's
earliest pioneers, died on his dairy farm at
Summit, Waukesha county, Tuesday night
last, at the age of seventy-eight years. He
came to this city in 1830, and made a fortune
by real estate speculation, principally ou the
South side, and although he subse
quently lost a large amount of money in
unfortunate operations iv wheat and pork,
he died a wealthy man. His real estate in
terests in Milwaukee aggregate $100,000.
He is survived by his wife and two children.
Horace Weeks, his son, is a miller on the
Hudson river, New York. His daughter is
Mrs. Geo. G. Jones, of this city. Mrs.
Weeks is a sister of Wm. A. Prentice, of
The Republican boose, on the corner of
Cedar and State streets, is being torn down
to make room for a new hotel, which will cost
$54,000. Several years ago a brick addition
wa3 built on the north sjde of the hotel, and
the structure which is to take the place of the
old building in process of demolition will be
of the same style of architecture as the wing
mentioned. When completed the hotel will
be one of the largest in the city. The old
building was erected on Cherry street in
1836, ami named the AVashington house. It
was afterwards moved to its present site, and
at the time of the birth of the Republican
party it was renamed by its then proprietor,
an ardent Republican.
W. S. Allen, of Marquette, Mich., and
Miss Anna Courtnay were married, Thursday
evening, at the residence of the bride's
uncle Norman L. Burdick on Sycamore
Thos. McXamara, for eleven years caterer
of the Plankinton house, has leased the
American house, at Fond dv Lac and will
take possession Monday.
The Merchants' association will hold a
banquet at the Plankinton on the 20th or
30th of this month.
Tlie Arlington Comic Opera company,
composed of amateur vocalists of this city,
gavean entertainment at the Academy of
Music, Wednesday evening. "Penlope,"
comic opertta by F. C. Walker, of Chicago,
and Carl Muscat, of Milwaukee, was present
ed to a small audience. The vocalists who
participrted were Mrs.Thos. Forbes and Mrs.
C. S. Yale, and Messrs. Howard J. Gilson,
Sam Skelton, D. S. Mahoney, C. H.AVilliams,
G. W. Moore and J. E. Hogarty.
The Emigration society, which has for its
main object the assistance of penniless emi
grants, will hold a grand May festival on the
31st inst. at Schlitz park (formerly Quen
tin's). A children's festival in the after
noon will be followed by a display of fire
works and a ball iv the evening.
The site of the ill-fated Ncwhall house has
been platted into lots and placed on the
Prof. Ch. Bach, the well known band
leader, has made an engagement to conduct
the Philadelphia orchestra during June, July
and August. This orchestra is composed of
forty pieces and is considered one of the
leading bands in the country.
Col. E. A. Calkins, who recently sold his
interest in the Sunday Telegraph, has accept
ed a position as editorial writer on the Chica
go Journal.
School Superintendent Anderson has been
re-elected by the board of. school commis
sioners. The vote was unanimous. Paul
Beehtner has been elected chairman of the
school board. C-Es.vk.
Champion Rifle Shooting.
A generous reception was accorded Mr.
"W. Milton Farrow, the champion marksman
at the rifle range yesterday. Many riflemen
and sportsmefl were on hand to see the
gentleman shoot. Although the wind was
tricky and the light changeable, he made
the highest score of 10 shots ever made on
toe range with a repeating rifle. The con
ditions were 200 yards, 10 shots off-hand,
King target.
W. Milton Farrow, Bullard Repeating Rifle.. .2ns
He-entry !20ti
Re-entry 213
The last score was shot on the King target,
and was the highest recorded. Mr. Far
row claims that the Bullard Repeating
rifle is superior fora hunting arm, and the
above score certainly speaks well lor it. The
champion is willing to shoot a match of 100
shots, 200 yards off-hand, Creedmore rules,
Mass target $100 a side, and give his
opponent 10 points to start with.
House Burned Yestei'tlay.
The residence of Bernard Kinney, 933 De
Soto street, porter for P. H. Kelly, a one
story house valued at 81,000 took lire at fifteen
minutes to one o'clock yesterday, and with
contents was burned to the ground. A bucket
brigade of citizens had a hard fight as a
bucket brigade in saving adjoining build
ings but succeeded. An application for in
surance on the building had been made. No
alarm was sent into the department and the
origin of the lire is unknown.
Dairymen Getting Rich.
Progressive dairymen who are only satisfied
with the best results, are adding to their wealth
and conferring a benefit on society, by the rapid
improvements they are making in the art of but
tur making. This class use Wells, Richardson &
Co"s. Improved Butter Color, and know by actual
test that it nils every claim made for it.
A False Charge and a Shooting 1.
Sax Francisco, May 11.—At a picnic last Sun
day, Henry Casey, a respectable young man,
was accused by Julia Sweeny with having crimi
nally assaulted her. The case came up for a pre
liminary hearing in the justice's court in Kcd
wood City yesterday. During the proceedings,
Sweeny, father of the girl, drew a revolver and
fired three shots at the accused each ball taking
effect. Casey died at midnight. Much sympathy
i-i felt for the family of the young man, as the
evidence showed the charge of the assault was
ill founded.
Cause and Effect.
At times symptous of indigestion are present,
uneasiness of the stomach, etc., a moisture like
perspiration, producing an itching at night, or
when one is warm, cause the piles. The effect
is immediate relief upon the applicatiin of Dr.
Bosanko's Pile Kemedy. Price 50 cents. For
sale by A. R. Wilkcs, IS. & E. Zimmerman and
F. btierle, druggists.
Killed For a Woman.
Pittsburg, Pa., May —In a drunken affray
at Xeniicks station, on the Pan Handle railroad
last night James Moore shot and fatally wounded
Michael Hart. The fight originated from a snp
posed insult offered a women named Benhardt.
Hart died at noon to-day, and Moore was lodged
in jail. Both single men.
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Martin Delaney against Kobert A. Smith and others.
It appearing that there is now in the hands of the
Receiver appointed by this court In the above enti
tled action, certain moneys in the distribution where
of the creditors of E. K. George, as snrviving partner
of the firm of Gilbert Dutchcr, and of the firm of E.
R. George, and of E. R. George, have some claim or
It Is hereby ordered, that all of snch creditors ex
cept the parties to this action and the estateof George
Culver, deceased, file tbeir claims as such creditors
with the clerk of this court, on or before June 15th,
1534, or be forever barred of any claim or demand on
each fund, or on any fund to.be recovered by the
plaintiff !n this action.
It is further ordered, that notice of this order be
given by publishing the same daily, in the St. Paul
Globe, a newspaper published in said county, until
the said fifteenth day of June, A. D. 1384, commenc
ing on the 12th day of May, A. D. 1884.
Special Term, May 10, 1634.
132-163 -' District Judge.
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ss. In Probate Court, special term,' May 2, 1881.
In the mutter of the estate of Gertrude Uerud, de
On reading and filing the petition of Matbias Brcen
of said county, represent in« among other things, that
Gertrude ISerud. late of said county prior to the tear
IST4, and in or about the year 1868, at Saint Paul, In
said county died intestate, and being an inhabitant of
this county at the time of her death, leaving goods,
chattels and estate within this county, and that the
said petitioner is Interested in said estate as the
grantee of the heirs of said deceased, aud praying
that administration of said estate he to Patrick
Kelgher, or si.me other suitable person granted;
It is ordered, that said petition be heard before the
Judge of this court, on Monday, the 2d dny of
June, A. D. 1884, at ten o'clock a. m., at the Pro
bate office in said county.
Ordered further, that notice thereofbe given tothe
heirs of said deceased, and to all persons Interest
ed, by publishing a copy of this order for three suc
cessive weeks prior to said day of hearing, in the
Daily Globe, a newspaper printed and published at
Saint Paul in said county.
By the Court, Wx. B-. McGROF>TY,
[l.s.] Judge of Probate.
Attest: Frank Robert, Jr., Clerk. muys-4w-ino
—ss. In Probate Court, special term, May 3,
In the matter of the estate of Stephen Elliott, de
On reading and filing the petition of Isaiah St.
Peter, administrator of theestate of Stephen Elliott.
deceased, representing among other things, that he
has fully administered said estate, and praying that
a time and place he fixed for examining and allow
ing Ills account of his administration, and for the as
signment of ihe residue of said estate to the persons
thereto entitled by law;
It is ordered, that said account he examined, and
petition heard, by the Judge of this court, on "Wednes
day, the asth day of May, A. D. 1884, at ten o'clock
a. in., at the probate office, in said county.
And it is further ordered, that notice thereof be
Riven to all persons interested, by publishing a copy
of this order fur three successive weeks, prior to
said day of bearing, in the Daily Globe, a newspaper
printed and published at Saint Paul, in Bald county.
By the Court,
Judge of Probate.
Attest: Frank Uotvert, Jr., Clerk.
Ciia3. J. l!iii:i:i-iiiLL, Attorney for administrator.
mays-4w mon
—ss. In Probate Court, Special Term, April IS,
In the matter of the estate of Kalmon Lion, de-
Whereas, an Instrument In -writing, purporting to
be the last, will and testament of Kalmon Lion,
deceased, late of said county, has been delivered to
this court;
And whereas, Xathan Lion and Lev! Herz have filed
.therewith their petition, representing among other
things that s::id Kalmon Lion died in said county on
the 14thday uf Aprll.lSSJ, testate, and that said peti
tioners are the sole executors named in said lastwfll
and testament, and praying that the said instrument .
may lie admitted to probate, and that letters testa
mentary lie to them Issued thereon;
It is ordered, that the proofs of said instrument, anil
the said petition, be heard before this court, at the
probate oilice, In said county, on the 14th day of May,
A. D. 1881, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, when all
concerned may appear aud contest the probate of said
And it is further ordered, that public notice of the
time and place of said hearing lie given to all persons
Interested, by publication of these orilers for three
weeks successively previous to said day of hearing, in
the Daily Globe, a newspaper printed and published
at Saint Paul in said county.
By the Court,
[L.S.] AVM. B. Mr.GP.ORTT,
Judge of Probate.
Attest: Fhaxk Robkut, Jr., Clerk.
I. V, 1). Ueakd, Attorney for Petitioners.
—ss. In Probate Court, Special Term, April
24, 18S4.
In the matter of the estate of Michael Sweeney, de
On reading and flllns the petition of Johanna
Sweeney, representing among other things that she
is the widow of said Michael Sweeney, deceased,
that said deceased daring his lifetime and at the
time of Ills death, was the owner In fee simple of
those certain tracts or parcels of land situated in the
county of Anoka, described as follows, to-wit: The
northeast quarter (N. E. H) of the northeast quarter
(N. E. M) of section 29. township 3-1, ranee 22, alsolot
five p.) and the northwest quarter (N\ VS. %) of
the northwest quarter (X. w. l{) of section 28, tuwn
ship SI, range 22; that heretofore and on the 3d day
of June, A. D. 1579, letters of administration upon the
estate of said deceased were duly Issued to said
petitioner out of and by this court, that when said
petitioner us administratrix of the estate of said
deceased, made and returned to this court and Hied
therein her Inventor; of the real and personal proper
ty belonging to said estate of said deceased by the
error and mistake of snid petitioner or of the person
who prepared snid Inventory, the above described
land and real estate and all thereof was omitted from
said inventory and was not In any manner described
or referred to therein, and that in the linal decree of
this court made and entered in the matter of the
Bald estate, tho said laud and real estate is not In any
manner described or referred to; that by reason of
the facts hereinbefore alleged, the said inventory and
final decree arc insuflicient to identify by correct.
proper and sufficient description the property of
said deceased, and praying that said error and omis
Slon in said inventory and said final decree may be
amended and corrected, and that an amended decree
may be entered in the matter of said estate, where
by the said above described lands and real estate may
be awarded and decreed to the persons thereto en
titled by law and that petitioner have such other and
furthi r relief in the premises as may be just;
It is ordered, that said petition be heard before the
Judge of this court, on Thursday, the 2,' d day of
May. A. D. ISS4, at ten o'clock a. m., at tue Pro
bate ollice in Saint Paul in said county.
It is further ordered, that notice thereof be given
to the heirs of said deceased and to all persons inter
ested by publishing :i copy of this order for three
successive weeks once in each week in the Daily
Globe, a newspaper printed and published at St.
Paul, in saiil county.
r.y the Court,
[L. B.J WM. P.. McGP.ORTT,
Judge df Probate.
Attest: Frank Robert, Jr., Clerk. apr2B-4w-mon
—ss. In Probate Court, special term, April 20,
In the matter of the estate of Elizabeth Ilardwick
Johnston, deceased.
Whereas, an instrument In wrftlnpr. purporting to
be the last will and testament of Elizabeth Hurdwlck
Johnston, deceased, late of said county, has been
delivered to this court;
And whereas, B. O. Sweeney has filed therewith
bis petition, representing among other things that
said Elizabeth Hardwiek Johnston died In safdeounty
on the 25th day of April. 18S4. testate, and that said
petitioner and Rev. M. S, Gilbert are the sole ex
ecutors named in said last will and testament, and
praying that the said instrument may be admitted to
probate, and that letters testamentary be to him
and said Rev. M. X. Gilbert Issued thereon;
It is ordered, that the proofs of said Instrument,
and the said petition, be heard before this court at
the Probate office In said county, on the 20th day of
Maj-, A. D. 1934, at ten o'clock In the forenoon, when
all concerned may appear and contest the probate of
said instrument;
And it is further ordered, That public notice of the
time and place of said hearing be given to all persons
interested, by publication of these orders for three
weeks successively previous to said day of hearing,
In the Daily Globe, a newspaper printed and pub
lished at Saint Paul la said county.
By the Court, WM. B. McGROP.TY,
fr-s-l Judge of Probate.
Attest: Frask Robeet, Jr., Clerk. apr2S-4w-mon
Beceivers' Sale.
Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will
Tinder the order of the District court of Ramsey
county, in an action pending therein beteween Oscar
Matter and Anthony Wanner, sell at public auction
on the 13th day of May, 1884, at ten o'clock In the
forenoon, to the highest bidder, for cash, all the
personal property belonging to the late firm of Wan
ner & Matter, consisting of a large number of guage
boxes of various sizes, flue, partition, chimney and
other patterns and moulds, chimney hoops, a large
qeantlty of terra cotta blocks for chimneys, par
titions, copings, arches, etc., partition and furrln"
slabs, a number of benches, wheelbarrows, shovels,
etc., one engine with boiler, fly wheel, shafting and
other attachments, one steam pump, one hair carding
machine, one combination planer and wood working
machine, one Eaw table and attachments, 17 barrels
and 240 sacks of plaster, the same being implements,
articles and materials used in connection with the
manufacture of terra cotta work.
Said eale will take place at the factory formerly
occupied by said firm of Wanner & Matter on Ea^le
street near the corner of Washington street In said
city of St. Paul.
124-133 Becetver.
Of an Application for the Ap
pointment of Commissioners to
Assess Damages to Lands to be
Taken and Used in Operating I
the Water Works of the City of
St. Paul.
To all whom it may concern, and particularly
to the hereinafter named owners of, or persons
interested In the lands, or any part or portion
thereof, hereinafter described, the same being
taken by the Board Of Water Commissioners of
the city of St. Paul, in the constructing u.^e and
operating the works thereof under and by virtue
of the provisions of an act of the Legislature of
the state of Minnesota, entitled "An act to au
thorize the city of St. Paul to purchase the fran
chises and property of the St. Paul Water com
pany, and creating the Board of Water Com
missioners"—approved February 10th, 1881, and
of an act amendatory thereof, approved January
25th, 1888.
Notice is hereby given, that the Board of Water
Commissioners of the city of St. Paul, a body
created and existing under and by virtue of the
above named acts of the Legislature of the state
of Minnesota, will apply to the honorable Orlando
Simons, Judge of the District court, Second Ju
dicial district, in and for the county of Ramsev,
state of Minnesota, (that being the county
wherein said lands are situate) at his chambers
in the city of St. Paul, county and state afore-'
said, on the 28th day of May, A. D. 1884, at the
hour of 10 o'clock in the forenoon of said <iav,
or as soon thereafter as counsel can be heard,
for the appointment of three commissioners to
assess the damages which the owners of, or
persons interested in the lands hereinafter
described to be taken for the extending and mak
ing new lines of work and constructing, use and
operating of such works, and the extending, ami
making new lines of work, from Vadnais lake in
section 81, township 30, rang/; 22, and the city of
St. Paul, to-wit:
The east half of the northwest quarter of sec
tion nineteen (l'J) of township twenty-nine (29),
range twenty-two (22), according to plat No. 5 of
the record of the right of way of the Board of
Water Commissioners, filed in the office of the
Register of Deeds in and for said Ramsey county,
January 16th, 1884. Amount of land taken is
live iind fourteen hundredth acres; H.D. Gnrney,
owner; Willis Balies, mortgagee.
The went half of the northwest quarter of section
nineteen (19), town 29, range twenty-two (^afore
said, according to said plat Xo. 5 above mention
ed. Amount taken one and seventy-three oue
hundredths acres; Edwin C. Litchfield. owner.
The south half of the' southeast quarter of
section thirteen, township 29, range 23, according
to plat No. 7, of said record of the right of was of
said board, fiied ras aforesaid March 23,- 1884:
amount taken one (1) acre; Salviua EL Hammon
and Saraii E. Stinson, owners, each of the undivi
ded half thereof: TJ. L. Lamprey, Mortgagee.
A strip of land out of and throngh a five acre
piece of laud in the above described south half
of the southeast quarter, section 13, township 2'J,
range 23, according to said plat Xo. 7. Amount
taken 85-100 acres, owned by Joseph Robert.
The north half of the southeast quarter of
section thirteen (13), township 89, range twenty
three (23), according to said plat No. 7, amount
taken two and forty-three one hundredths acres,
owned by Charles Bloomingdale and Isaac Rhine,
each the undivided one-half thereof; and also the
following pieces or parcels of land, according to
plat No. 8, of the record of the right of way
aforesaid, filed as aforesaid March 13th, 1884,
the following lots situate and being in "asylum
out lots" so called, acording to the recorded plat
thereof, on file in the office of the Register of
Deeds in and for said County of Kanisey, Minnne
nesota, to-wit:
Lot Xo. 1, Asylum Out Lots, amount taken 1.04
Owned by Joseph Trahee and Joseph
Lot Kb. 7, Asylum Out Lots, amount taken .04
Owned by the Catholic Industrial
Lot Xo. 8, Asvlnm Out Lots, amount taken .33
Owned by Norman W. Kittson.
Lot No. 9, Asylum Out Lots, amount taken .33
Owned by the Catholic Industrial
Lot No. 10, Asylum Out Lots, amount taken 3.23
Owned by Francis James.
Lot No. 11, AsylumOutLots, amount taken .59
Owned by the Catholic Industrial
Lot No. 12, Asylum Out Lots, amount taken .30
Owned by E. G. Rogers.
Lot No. 13, Asylum Out Lots, amount taken .53
Owned by the 'Catholic Industrial
Lot No. 14, Asylum Out Lots, amount taken .71
Owned by the Catholic Industrial
Lot No. 15, Asylum Out Lots, amount taken .75
Owned by Joseph Fleckenstein.
Lot No. IU, Asylum Out Lots, amounttaken .53
Owned by Win. Welch.
Also, the southeast quarter of the southwest
quarter of the northeast quarter of section four
teen (14), township twenty-nine (29), range
twenty-three (23), according to said plat No. 8,
amount taken,, four and thirty-four one hun
dredths acres. Owned by Calvin S. Pennell.
Also the southwest quarter of the southeast
quarter of the northeast quarter of said section
14, town 29, range 23, according to said plat No.
8. Amount taken four and thirty-four hun
dredths acres, owned by James Stinson.
And. also the northeast quarter of the north
west quarter of the southeast qnarter, of said
section 14, town and range last aforesaid accord
ing to said plat No, 8. Amount taken, three and
forty-six one hundreths acres; owned by Johan
nes Johnson, subject to a judgment in favor of
St. Paul Harvester Works, and to a judgment in
favor of 1). C. Shepnrd as assignee.
All of the rest residue and balance of the land
embraced and included within the limits of the
lands taken by said Board of Water Commission
ers, for the constructing use and operating of its
said works as aforesaid not named above, and as
showu upon said above named plats, have been
secured to said Board of Water Commissioners,
upon and by mutual settlements with the respect
ive owners thereof.
Dated St. Paul, Minn., this 2d day of May, 1884.
124-149 City Attorney.
Change of Street Grade.
City Clekk's Office, )
Saint Paul, April 29, 1884. )
■Notice is hereby given that the Common Coun
cil of the city of Saint Paul will at their meeting
to be held on Tuesday, the 3d day of June, A. I).
1884, at 7:30 o'clock p. m., at the Council Cham
ber in the City Hall, order a change of grade on
the following street, between the points named,
Prom Pleasant Avenue to Ex
change Street.
In accordance with and as indicated by the red
line on the profile thereof, and as reported upon
as being necessary and proper by the Board of
Public Works under date of April 21, 1884, which
said report was adopted by the Common Council
at their meeting held on the 23d Inst.
The profile indicating the proposed change is
on file and can be seen at this office.
By order of Common Council,
Thomas A. Pkbhdxboast, City Clerk.
apl3o 4w,wed<S:sat.
A sure cure for Blind, Bleeding, Itching and
Ulcerated Piles, has been discovered by Dr. Wil
liam, (an Indian remedy) called Dn. WILLIAM'S
INDIAN" OINTMENT. A single box has cured
the worst chronic cases of 25 years' standing. No
one need suffer five minutes after applying this
wonderful soothing medicine. Lotions and in
struments do more harm than good. William's
Ointment absorbs the tumors, allays the intense
itching, (particularly at night after getting warm
in bed,) acts as a poultice, gives instant and pain
less relief, and is prepared only for Piles, itching
of the 4rivatc parts, and for nothing else For
Ealeby all druggists, and mailed on receipt of
price, SI. NOTES BROS. & CUTLER,Wholesale
Agent, St. Paul, Minn.
"By a thorough knowledge of the natural laws
which govern the operations of digestion and nu
trition, and by a careful application of the fine
; properties of well-selected Cocoa, Mr. Epps has
provided our breakfast tables with a delicately
flavored beverage which may gave us many heavy
doctor's bills. It is'by the judicious use of such
articles of diet that a constitution may be gradu
ally built up until strong enough to resist every
tendency of disease. Hundreds of subtle mala
dies are floating around us ready to attack wherev
er there is a weak point, We may escape many a
fatal shaft by keeping ourselves well fortified
with pure blood and a properly nourished frame."
—Civil Service Gazette.
Made simply with boiling water or milk. Sold
in tins only ( B> and ft) by Grocers, labeled thus-
JAMES EfPJ & CO., Hom«»Pathio Chemists
"Vjwi i'"jSaL Taken no other
■t? vv If & t ™»«r — '""irißhment.
.nialu, as well as those from repntalJe'SyricSS
throne-horn the whole U. &, teß^to the wStt^f
Requires up cooking. Be*t food in health or pick
i". **-SentbymaUonreceiptofpnceSißS5 pi'
Life Assurance Society
New York City.
President Hbhbt B. Hide
Secretary • w ,.. Alexaxde'b.
Capital Stock $100,000.
ASSETS DEC. 81, 1883.
Loans on real estate $18,072,941 20
Loans on Colateral Security 8,199,000 00
Value of real estate owned 9,447,332 71
Market value of bonds and stocks
owned 16,107,J C 5
Cash on hand and in bank 3,979,998 38
Accrued interests and rents 451,350 4 i
Net deferred and outstanding pre
miums 1,105, 40
Total admitted assets $52,303,25 81
Net present value of outstanding
policies, American experience
table of mortality with 4'/ z per
cent interest §40,418,830 00
Total gross policy claims :.. 197,219 58
All other liabilities 15li",01'J 15
Total liabilities $40,772,674 73
Surplus over liabilities $11,590,579 03
, income ix 1883.
Premiums, less amount paid for re
insurance 810,727,547 99
From interest and dividends 2,165,19 I 21
From rents and all other sources. .. .V, 7,829 51
Total income 513,470,571 68
Losses and matured endowments.. 53,C00,903 CJ
Dividends and other disbursements
to policy holders 2,860,161 08
Dividends to stockholders $7,000 00
Management expenses 2,099,832 83
Total disbursements $8,567,903 49
Number. Amount.
In force at end of 1882 601 81,753,1 00
Issued during 1883 155 4G0,3H3 00
In force December 31, 1888. .037 1,841,805 00
Cash Received for premiums 52,838 81
Losses paid in 1888 .' 4,000 00
Losses incurred in 1883 4,000 00
Department OP IXSUBAXCE, >
St. Paul, May, 1884. \
I, A. R. McGill, Insurance Commissioner of the
State of Minnesota, do hereby certify that the
Equitable Life Assurance Company above
named, has complied with the laws of this
State relating to insurance, and is now till em
powered through its authorized agents to transact
its appropriate business of life insurance, in this
State for the year ending January 31, 1885.
Insurance Commiesioner.
General Agent for Minnesota an . Wisconsin,
ST. PAUL. 132-84
Grading Aurora Avenue.
Office of tiit. Boabtj of Pcxlic Works )
City of St, Paul, Minn., May 8, ISSI. f
Sealed bids will be received by the Board of
Public Works in and for the corporation of the
city of St. Paul, Minnesota, at their offici in said
city, until 12 m. on the 10th day of May, A.
D. 1884, for the grading of Aurora Avenue from
Rice street to Western Avenue, in said city, ac
cording to plans and specifications on file in
the oflice of said Board.
A bond with at least two (2) sureties, in a sum
of at least twenty (20) per cent, of the gross
amount bid must accompany each bid.
The said Board reserves the right to reject any
or all bids.
It. L. Sorsiax, Clerk Board of Public Works.
Grading Exchange Street.
Office op the Board of Public Work?. 1
City of St. Paul, Minn., May Bth, 1884. )
Sealed bids will be received by the Board of
Public Works in and for the corporation of the
City of St. Paul, Minnesota, at their office in said
city, until 12 m., on the Huh day of May A. D.
1884, for the grading of Exchange street, from
Sherman street to Wilkin street in said city, ac
cording to plans and specifications on file in the
office of said Board.
A bond with at least two (2) sureties in a
sum of at least twenty (20) per cent, of the gross
amount bid must accompany each bid.
The said Board reserves the right to reject any
or all bids.
K. L. Gorjiax, Clerk Board of Public Works.
Grading Ada Street.
Office of the Boakd of Public Works, )
City of St. Paul, Minn.. April 80, 1884. \
Sealed bids will be received by the Board of
Public Works, in and for the corporation of tho
city of St. Paul, Minnesota, at their office in said
city, until 12 m., on the 12th day of May, A.
D, U 84, for the grading of Ada street, from Con
cord street to Isabel street, in the Sixth ward of
said city, according to plans and specifications on
file in the office of said Board.
A bond with at least two (i) sureties, in the
sum of at least twenty (20) per cent, of the gross
amount bid must accompany each bid.
The said Board reserves the right to reject any
or all bids.
JOHN C. TERRY, President pro tern.
Official I!. L. Gorman,
128-183 Clerk Board of Public Works.
Sewer on Exchange Street,
Office of the Boakd of Public Workk. 1
City op St. Paul, Minn., April 80, 1884. j
Sealed bids will be received by the Board of
Public Works in and for the corporation of the
city of St. Paul, Minnesota, at their office in said
city until 12 m. on the 12th day of May, A. D.
1884, for the construction of a sewer on Exchange
street, from St. Peter street to the west line of
lot 7, block 4, BaziUe & Guerins addition, in
said city, according to plans and specification*
on file in the office of said Board.
A bond with at least two (2) sureties in a sum
of ht least twenty (20) per cent, of the gross
amount bid must accompany each bid.
The said Board reserves the right to reject any
I or all bids. " '
Official- JOIIN °- TERRY> rrCSiaent pro tern.
It. L. Gorman, Clerk Board of Public Works.
Sewer on Hondo Street.
Office of the Board of Public Works : I
City op St. Paul. Minn, April 30, 1884. \
Sealed bids will be received by the Board of
Public works in and for the corporation of th«
City of St. Paul, Minnesota, at their office in
said city, until 12 m. on the 12th day of May ' A.
1). 1884, for the construction of a sewer on Ron
do street, from westerly end of present sewer to
Western avenue, In said city, together with the
necessary catch basins and manholes, according
to plans and specifications on file in the office of
said Board. • . ■
A bond with at least two (2) sureties in a sum
of at least twenty (20) percent, of the gross
i amount bid, must accompany each bid.
lor au'bfds 1 B°ard re6erVC9 the ri =ht t0 reect
official:TL. C i. PrSßiaentPr°tea-
Clerk Board of Public Works. 123-133.

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