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■ ing news stands in Washington:
Tbe Globe has an editorial, news and business
bureau at Chlcngo, with a special wire running
from the Chicago to the St. Paul office. The
Globe office at Chicago is located at room 11,
Times building, corner Washington street and
Fifth avenue. Visitors from the Northwest to
Chicago are cordially invitedtto call at the Globe
office, which will be found open during the great
er portion of every night, as well as day.
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SUTHERLAND'S, 97 Adams street.
P SUTHERLAND'S, Expoaition Building'
Office Chief StoNAT. Officer, )
Washington, D. C, June 30, 9:56 p.m. f
Observations taken at the same moment of
time at all stations named.
Bar. Ther. Wind. Weather.
St. Paul 20.89 07 W - Clear
j La Crosee 29.88 70 S Fair
j tut, Ther. Wind. Weatner.
( Bismarck 30.02 58 N Clear
\ Ft. Garry 89.98 48 N Fair
'.Minnedosa..^.. 30.03 41 NW Clear
\Moorhead 29.98 50 N Clear
liuapelle 30.04 45 W Clear
tit. Vincent..... 29.98 54 N Fair
\ i-.;* Bar. Ther, Wind. Weather.
Ft\ Assinaboine.29.94 72 SB Clear
Ft] Buford 80.08 08 NE • Clear
Ft! CiiHter 20.80 71 NW Fair
He>na 20.88 70 S\V Clear
Ilulron, D. T... .20.09 CO N Clear
MjJdiclnenat.... 89.00 HZ S Cl'dy
VJ .v; Bar. Th«r. /Wind. Weather.
,/Duluth. 20.82 CO SW . Clear
Bar. Thor. Dow Point. Wind. Weather
20.931 09.5 65.9 . W Fair
Amount rainfall. .38; Maximum thermometer
87.0; minimum thermometer 04.5; daily range
River— Observed height 4 feet, 2 Inches.
Fall in twenty-four hours, 1 inchns.
The highest speed of wind yesterday was 32
miles M hour, from 12:35 to 13:50 p. m.
Notk — Barometer corrected for temperature
and elevation. ■■..•<->;
P. F. Lyons,
Sergeant, Signal Corps, 11.. A S.
Wasiii.viitox, D. C, July 1, la. — Indica
tions for the upper lakes: Local rains, followed
by slightly cooler and fair weather, with light,
variable winds. Upper Mississippi valley:
Slightly cooler and partly cloudy, with local
showers and light, variable winds; Missouri
valley: Fair weather, preceded in the southern
portion, local rains with variable winds, proba
bly shifting to northeast and southeast and
cooler weather in southern portions, stationary
in central and northern portions.
St. Paul market quotations were unchanged
yesterday. Milwaukee wheat fell l&c&ljacfor
July uml August. At Chicago Wheat was equally
weak, closing 17<c lower for July, l'/ic for
August and l^c for September. Corn declined
[email protected]&c; oats closed at ,'iOc for July and 2GJ£c
for AngUSt. Pork was a little firmer, closing at
519.40©15.90 for July and August. .Stocks
opened higher on Wall street yesterday, but the
market Weakened under the Influence of Union
mil Central Pacific, and became depressed. The
narket dosed '- ■■• I'j per cent, lower than on
Saturday. The stock exchange will be closed
from 3p. in. Thursday till 11 a. m. Monday,
.lul\ Tfk
The chairman of the Republican state
. committee of New York has the record of de
claring thai Blalnc cannot car.y that state.
To tin averment of the New York Tribune
thai Logan speaks French and Spanish, the
Richmond Dispatch exclaims: "Is that what
you call it 1 We luid thought it was an at
tempt to speak English."
The Augusta (Ga.,) Chronicle is struck with
the ludicrousne&s of the formation of the Re
publican ticket and "the growing conviction
through the North th.it Logan Is too big for
. tho till of the ticket. Me and Jim" is the
way It should read."
■ The Cleveland Plain Ikder pays the the
proposed Garlield monument to be placed iv
Lake View park in that city looks like a
lighthouse. As it will be visible from Lake
" Erie a big lantern may be put on the top and
the monument utilized that way.
The Philadelphia Titnrx makes the signifi
- cant comment that Senator Don Cameron's
'Inside opinion of B. F. Jones at the head
of the Republican organization in this coun
try would be Interesting." It is an opinion,
however, that will uot get into print.
Jake Austin-, of Fergus Falls, has rc
reeelved his reward for his fidelity to Knute
Nelson and his attempt to haul down the j
Kindred flag which was stretched across the
street in Fergus two years ago. He was yes
terday appointed Receiver of the Fergus j
Falls land office and will now be more patri- '
otic th* v ever.
TiHH'ou the lentiaJ campaign Is
.hardly inaiuranted tin Bl&iue headquarters
an- already sending to the truly good Repub
lican papers such ' editorial matter as the
tattooed candidate desires us.-d. He pro
poses to supervise the Republican editorial
- columns of the country with the imperious
censorship of a Czar.
"V^Ait . Indignant corrcspoDsleut sends the
. Gi.uue a eotumunie&tJoa asking by the
*£i/16««r?'JVww ''deprecates the Fourth of
/Jnlyt'* The answer is. plain enough. The
rvtirtd editor is a Wats' nosed Xova Scotian
and the pile driver sub hopes to "bane on to
bis job a little longer by abusing this eon
try and toadying to the English. The P. P.
has the piles, bad.
Brother Blame has caused it to be an
nounced that he will make his campaign
headquarters at Augusta, "only running
down to his summer cottage at Bar Harbor
when he is tired and needs rest." After the
summer is over Brother Blame will have all
the time to "rest" in, and it is hoped he will
not get too "tired" to make it interesting be
fore the early part of November.
The Portland, Maine, Advertiser gives the
following crumb of information regarding
the antecedents ofßlaine'6head Whooper-up.
The Advertiser says "Steve Elkin's father is a
staunch Democrat and an out-and-out Thur
man man, but he seems to have permitted
his son to worship the Golden Calf of spoils
Republicanism." Many a worthy father is
brought to sorrow by a wayward son.
It appears that the good Deacon Nettleton
attended the game of base ball at White
Bear on Sunday and made a report of it for
his Sabbath-breaking Monday morning issue.
Since he swore to the assessor that the Tri
bune was worth only $12,000 and asked
Nimmocks $250,000 the good Deacon has
grown reckless. It is time that the Congrega
tional club took him in hand and spanked
Me Henderson who as chairman of the Re
publican national convention went to Maine
to report the proceedings to Mr. Blame ex
presses his disappointment about the Blame
feeling in the East. He found no enthusiasm,
and nothing like the heartiness tnat appears
to exist westward. The fact is "down East"
the public knows the man, and that know
lege is an absolute barrier to enthusiasm. It
operates like a mill-stone.
Mr. Wm. C. Wiiitsey, formerly corpora
tion counsel of the city of New York, where
he resides, and who is also the son-in-law of
Hon. Henry B. Payne, of Ohio, is a delegate
to the Democratic national convention. To
a fellow Harvard Law School graduate he re
marked on Saturday: "It's all bosh about
Cleveland; he's only an air-bubble on the
political surface. But don't be afraid — who
ever -we nominate is going to win." So say
we, all of us.
The question is being discussed whether
or not Minister Lowell should be pensioned.
He is clearly disabled, and the causes of his
disability have arisen during his period in
the government service. Under such cir
cumstances he seems to he wholly eligible.
The Government ha 6no right to require a
man to occupy a position where his duties
consist of eating fine dinnore, and drinking
nice wines, and when he gets the gout, turn
him adrift. The pension should be liberal.
The Prohibitionists continually run against
snags. At Saline, Kansas, six saloon keep
ers were convicted under the new prohibi
tion constitutional amendment, and sen
tenced to fine and imprisonment. An appeal
was taken to the Governor of the state, and
the showing made that the Prosecuting At
torney packed the juries that convicted the
men. Upon this basis the Chief Magistrate
found it to be his duty to pardon the con
victed men, as dishonest prosecution is a
persecution not contemplated by the law.
The Baltimore American professes to have
acquired inside information to the effect that
Postmaster General Grusham will not return
to the bench, as he expects to retain his pres
ent Cabinet position under Blame's adminis
tration. How is that for cheek. Suppose
Blame should have an "administration"
(which he won't) think of seeing an old
pump like Grusham in it. Mulligan Jim
wants the Steve Elkins kind of men when he
he has occasion to use any. Brother Grusham
may as well order his tin office "shingle"
painted, he will need by the time the paint
gets dry.
Minnesota is to be especially honored
next week by the assembling at Faribault of
the fifth annual conference of principals and
superintendents of the institutions for the
Deaf and Dumb in the United States and
Canada. Prof. Noyes, superintendent of the
Minnesota institution, extended the invita
tion for the conference which was promptly
accepted. It is expected that there will be
from seventy-five to one hundred institutions
represented having the oare of from eight to
ten thousand of the afflicted. The session
will begin on the evening of the 9th and
continue three days. It will be one of the
most notable conferences ever held in the
state. .
The Boston papers are yearning to be in
formed "who Jones is, anyhowl" and some
of the Pennsylvania papers seem Inclined to
furnish the information. For instance, the
Philadelphia Times expresses the opinion
that, "Benjamin F. Jones will make & highly
respectable and solid chairman of the Repub
lican national committee, with great ability
in drawing and commanding checks for the
committee's exchequer; and Elkins, New
and Chaffee will make a jingo executive
committee to put the money where it will do
the most good and run the campaign on
general high jinks methods." The Harris
burg Patriot takes the same view, as it says
"there is one obvious advantage in giving
the chairmanship of the Republican national
committee to Mr. B. F. Jones, of Pittsburg.
Elklne, Chaffee and New can hold a carnival
of corruption about him and he'd never find
it out." ________
The Fourth district Republican committee
is to meet at Minneapolis to-morrow to take
into consideration what shall be done in ref
erence to Mr. Barker's nomination of J. B.
Gilfillan for congress. Mr. Gilfillan does not
represent the Republican party; he does not
represent any principle. He was not nomi
nated by the Republican party and the Re
publican party is not bound to support him.
He represents the distinguished Barker and
Barker only, by whom he was nominated.
Under such circumstances it is fitting that
the District committee, together with the
wisest and best men of the party, should as
semble and counsel together. The Globe
trusts that wisdom and moderation will char
acterize the meeting to-morrow. It will re
quire wise action to prevent disaster at the
polls. Mr. Fletcher could lead the party to
victory in November, while Mr. Gilfillan will
lead it to certain defeat.
U nder such circumstances, if Mr.Gilfillan is
the patriotic and loyal Republican, the Globe
estimates him to be, he will place the crown
which Barker gave him in the hands of the
Republican committee and request them
cither to nominate Mr. Fletcher themselves
or call a new convention with that object in
view. Mr. Barker could nominate
but he cannot elect Mr. Gilfillan. Disfran
chised Washington county, like Banquos'
ghost, will not down, and Mr. GHtillan owes
|it to his party, as a patriotic duty, to step aside
. from the illegal and unenviable position in
i which Mr. Barker has placed him, and loin
■ with the Globe and the Minneapolis Tribune
! and Minneapolis Journal in giving Mr.
Fletcher the candidacy which he fairly and
justly merits.
The Globe appeals to Mr. Gilfillan in the
interest of harmony to make this sacrifice to
save the party. The claims of the Republi
can party upon Mr. Gilfillan are surely greater
than those of of Mr. Barker, and the Globe
implores him to take this manly and patriotic
action before it is too late. He is young.
oily and vigorous, and if both he and Barker
live, as they doubtless will, other opportu
nities will arise to do them honor.
The Pitmen- Prat and Dispatch are actuated
solely by their small local prejudices in urg
ing Mr. GLliiilan to run, simply because he
was the means of defeating, for the time, the
man who was opposed to their local candi- !
date. The Globe rises above such narrow
| local prejudices and cannot, therefore, ap
prove the illegal candidacy of Mr. Gllfillau.
It is not in the interest of Mr. Fletcher that
the Globe approves the meeting of
this committee but in the interest of
harmony and justice. The Fourth district is
Republican if the party can be united. Mr.
Gilfillan can, probably, unite Mr. Barker,
but he cannot unite the party. By the love
he bears the organization which has so fre
quently honored him, he should step aside
and permit Major Camp to declare Mr.
Fletcher the only and rightful nominee of
the Republican convention of the Fourth
district. That would be manly and just and
would avert the disaster, which every good
Republican can not but view with horror,
of a Democrat representing this district in
It is rare that the Globe feels 60 deeply
and keenly the importance of preserving
the integrity of the Republican party, but on
this occasion personal preferences should be
subordinated to the public and party welfare,
and on our bended knees, or even all fours,
(so to speak) the Globe joins the Tribune
and Journal in urging Mr. Gilfillan to save
the party by gracefully placing the Barker
crown in Major Camp's historic hat at the
committee meeting to-morrow. Do it and —
Blessings be thine, loyal Gil, ever more.
Mb. Blame is applying the slave-drivers
lash to such members of the Republican party
as it is possible for him to terrorize and force
into his support. The Washington correspon
dent of the New York Sun makes the state
ment that immediately ou his return to Wash
ington from a visit to his father, Mr. Walker
Blame spent two days in going through the
departments, especially the Treasury and In
terior. He inquired if there were any per
sons in the departments who were disposed
to kick, bolt or be lukewarm, and he was told
that there did not seem to be any very great
enthusiasm. When Mr. Blame asked for the
names of the more prominent officers in the
departments who were disaffected he was un
able to get them from the chiefs of bureaus.
However, by dilligent inquiry he was able to
make quite a list. Those men will either
have to change their tactics and simulate
an enthusiasm they do not feel or they will
have to go next March, if Mr. Blame is
President Arthur states that he reappoint
ed Murray, Governor of Utah for the reason
"that he is the most offensive man to the
Mormons that the country contains — not ex
cepting Edmunds." This is a singular con
clusion for the Executive to arrive at, for ev
erybody knows that under the Murray-Ed
munds dispensation Mormonism has flour
ished as never before in the same space of
time. The Mormon missionaries have been
successful as never before, in this country,
and abroad, and Mormonism is stronger to
day than ever before. But suppose it be true
that Murray is the most offensive man to the
Mormons the country contains, is that a
creditable motive on which to base Executive
action 1 Is it not contemptible trifling with
grave and important duty i The truth is Ar
thur's only desire in the matter is to get
along with it in the easiest way possible, and
to continue Murray, was, so far as he is con
cerned, the smoothest thing to do, and from
force of sheer indolence he did it. The Mor
mons won't disturb his fishing excursions
this summer.
Tite religious statistics of the United States,
looked at from four different points in the course
of the present century, presents some very in
teresting and instructive features. In the year
1800 the total population was 5,305,925. Of
these there were Protestant, 1,277,052; Eoman
Catholic, 100,000; unclassified, 3,928,873. In
1850, out of a total population of 23,191,876,
there were Protestants, 12,723,158; Roman
Catholics, 1,614,000; unclassified, 8,854,718,
In 1870, out of a population of 38,538,371, the
Protestants numbered 24,041,486 ; Roman Catho
lics, 4,600,000; not classified, 9,916,885. And
in the year 1880, out of a total population which
had swelled to 50,152,860, there were 36,031,974
Protestants, 6,367,000 Roman Catholics; not
classified, 7,753,893.
BEorNNrNG with the next college year the
study of the Greek and Latin languages and
their literatures, becomes elective, and they are
dropped from the list of studies prescribed for
the llacheior of Arts degree, by Harvard college.
This ie in pursuance of a progressive policy
which characterises the curriculum of that insti
tution. It will be a gratification, if nothing
more, to observe how these languages will fare
under the elective sygtem, and how many stu
dents will avail themselves of the privilege to
elect not to bother with the dead languages.
Tr the Natchez Democrat is correctly informed
It is no great hardship to have a life sentence to
the penitentiary of Mississippi, located at Jack
eon. That paper says that this class of
prisoners have the freedom of the city, and
"That some of them are seen day after day in
citizens' clothes going about the streets of Jack
son, and they cannot be distinguished from the
citizens of the town." From this it might be
inferred that the citizens of Jackson, generally,
are life convicts, and are having their board and
lodging at the expense of the state.
The meeting of the National Educational As
sociation during July, at Madison, Wisconsin,
will be the largest and most important meetings
ever held in the country. From New England
alone, more than five hundred teachers will at
tend. President Thomas Bicknell announces
that the preliminary arrangements are about
completed, and if all anticipations are realized
an impetus will go out from the meeting that will
valuably advance tho educational interests of
every section in the United States.
Joaquis Miller is an advocate of teaching
practical mechanics in the public schools. He
was lately called into court and was disgusted
with a lawyer who asked a witness to tell the
jury what kind of a tool a jack-plane is. He
thinks that if the lawyer who asked the question
had been taught something of mechanics at
school he would have learned enough not to have
asked so simple a question. To the putting of
that question is attributed the fact that the law
yer lost his case.
London Tntth asserts that Prince Bismarck
has arranged the betrothal of Prince Frederick
William, hereditary Grand Duke of Baden, and
Princess Hilda r-l Nassau, with a view to the
reconciliation of the Duke of Nassau with Prus
sia, and the establishment of the family of
Nassan's succession to the Dutch throne in case
the Prince of Orange, Crown Prince of Holland,
Kuruias N. Potter, D. D., who has just
been elected Bishop of Nebraska, is a son of the
late Bi?hop Alonzo Potter, of Pennsylvania, a
nephew of Bishop Horatio Potter, of New York,
and the younger brother of Bijhop Henry C.
Potter. He has lately resigned the presidency
of Cnion College to accept that of Hobart
A mas daring a lifetime of 50 years, accordiag
to a paper recently read before the Academy of
Sciences, Paris, Eleeps away an aggregate of
6,000 days, works away the same period, eats
away 2,000 days, walks away 800 days, is ill
daring 500 days, and amuses himself with the
remainder of trig half century on earth.
Thz gambling mania ha? a new Illustration in
"Fly-loo," a new gambling game that is openly
played in cheap liquor saloons. The players set
around a table each one having a lamp of engar
in front of him. Then each player puts a dime
or quarter into pool, and the man on whose sugar
a 3y alights rakes in the wealth.
A CoyxrcTUXT man abandoned his wife, eloped
with a married woman end spent the funds of a
Good Temperance's Lodge of which he wi< the
treasurer. For all this he was fined one dollar
and sent to jail for thirty days. The "exact and
equal justice" of the old-time Blue-laws seems to
have reacted with a vengeance.
A biblical student has arranged the following :
What Sunday is to the Christians Monday is to
the Greeks, Tuesday to the Persians, Wednes
day to the Assyrians, Thursday to the Egyptians,
Friday to the Turks and Saturday to the Jews.
Th* Foreigner* Daily is the title of a newspa
per published in the City of Mexico in four lan
guages, Spanish, Preach, German and English.
The manager of Qthe polyglot is a Yankee, and
every man who runs may read.
The Princess Dolgoronky, widow of Alexander
11., will spend the summer at the Belvedere at
Lucerne on the Lac dcs Quatre-Cautons. The
hotel has been returned for her and her children.
Queen Elizabeth is said to have had a fond
ness for boiled sea gulls, quince cheese and
hartshorn jelly, dainties unknown to the nine
teenth century bill of fare.
Thk Chicago public schools have taken up
type writing in a limited way. A class of
twenty-flve is permitted to practice two hours a
The largest pleasure steam yacht in the world
is in process of building for Baron Nathaniel
Rothschild, and will be launched during July,
An Icelandic illustrated monthly is to be pub
lished at Copenhagen, under the editorial direc
tion of Bjornsljernc Bjornson.
The Boston Kindergartens have just passed
their most prosperous year.
A Youngr Forger Convicted— Drygoods
Lifters bentenced.
The Cracker Bakers Acquitted— The Uncer
tainties of Law.
Herman Smith was tried by a jury in the
district court yesterday for forging an
order for $5 and was promptly convicted. He
was asked several times to write the name of
the party forged and did it to correspond with
his aitempt in the order in question so ex
actly as to leave no question of his guilt.
F. M. Burlison and M. McDermott, for
stealing satin from Smith's drygoods store,
on Seventh street, both plead guilty to the
larceny and took a twin sentence of two
years in the penitentiary each, where they
will adopt striped goods for apparel.
In the case of Geo. Brown and Carl Fink
beiner, who were indicted by the grand jury
for assault with dangerous weapons upon
Henry Blom,on the sidewalk^after the break
ing up of the baker's ball on west Seventh
street, on the evening of Aprii 27. Gebhard
■Woolrich, Esq., appeared for the accused,
and Brown being tried first was acquitted by
the jury without leaving their seats. This
action also acquitted Finkbeiner, whom
County Attorney Egan held to be the least
likely to be convicted on the indictment.
Blom, it will be remembered, was found, af
ter the ball, bleeding fearfully from wounds
inflicted with a knife.
The last case taken up was that of Chas.
Schleif for bastardy, the prosecuting witness
being Margaret Fuchs. The case was orig
inally tried in Hose township, where the par
ties are resident, before Justice Hoyt, who
bound over the prisoner to this court. W.
C. Goforth, Esq., appeared for the defendant
and moved the court for dismissal ou the
ground that bastardy was a civil case .and
not a criminal one, citing 37 Moine for
authority, "that if any action for bastardy is
tried in a criminal court the trial will be
void." The motion was overuled by Judge
Brill on the ground that the district court of
Ramsey "had jurisdiction in both civil and
criminal actions." The impanneling of a
jury was proceeded with, to three of whom
the criminal oath was administered and to the
other nine the civil oath. Goforth at this
point objected to the three jurors who had
been sworn on the criminal oath, whereupon
the court excused them. Goforth then raised
the objection against their places being filled
on tbe ground a jury had already been em
paneled in the case and was overrruled. The
state placed its first witness on the stand,
when it was developed thut the original com
plaint had been sworn out before a notary
public instead of a justice of the peace, the
statute making the swearing out of a com
plaint compulsory on a justice. Goforth ob
jected to any further testimony being taken
in the case on thegronnd the court had no
jurisdiction, which objection was sustained
by the court, the jury peremptorily dismissed,
and the court adjourned. Sehleif having re
gained his freedom thus suddenly made
tracks for liberty, while the poor girl and her
parents immediately took out a new warraut
for his arrest, and seemed very much ag
grieved at the curious turn the law had taken.
If the Lloyd Porter murder trial is taken
up the May term will probably close by Wed
nesday night, and if not the criminal trial
will come to a close to-day.
Lost His Pocket Book.
J. B. Robbins, who does business at No.
137 East Seventh street, complained at the
city hall last night that he had had his pocket
picked Of a pocket book containing either
$691 or $791, he could not tell which. He
said he had it in his pocket when he and his
wife went out to take the show
case in, and when he got back into
the store the pocket book with
the money was gone. Two men were ar
rested on suspicion, and simply because Mr.
Robbins saw two men in front of ths store
when he went out there. He could not iden
tify the two men that were arrested as being
the ones he saw, while his wifo did not think
they were the ones that were there. They
were accordingly discharged.
After the above was written the officers
went down to Robbins' house and found the
pocket book in the back yard. The case is a
very peculiar one, and it is rendered still
more so from the fact that when Officer
Walsh questioned Mr. Robbins as to what
bank he drew the money from he refused to
tell, and claimed that he was not obliged to
tell where he got the money, though he pre
viously stated that he drew it out of a bnnk
to pay a bill wiih. It seems very strange
that he should have asserted that the pocket
book was taken from his pocket, when it was
in fact in his back yard. The officers were
very indignant about the transaction.
Inquests on the Drowned.
Deputy Coroner Horst held an inquest at
12:30 yesterday at Guthuzz <fc Rolkstroh's,
the Eighth and Wacouta street undertakers
on thebody of "Dutchy" +be stranger boat
hand, knocked off under a barge by a hay
chain on the steamer St. Paul on Friday,and
the verdict was accidental drowning.
At 1 o'clock at the same place an inquest
was held by Dr. Horst on the body of tbe lad
Dennis McCarty, drowned above the upper
levee while bathing on Saturday afternoon
and the same verdict was rendered. It
came out at the hearing that Jerry
McCarthy, a brother of the deceased, and
two other boys, one of whom is a wild roving
character, named Edmunds, were all bath
ing together. They all could swim but Den
nis, and the Edmunds boy took him out be
yond his depth where he sank. Jerry, his
brother, tried to rescue him and had hold of
him when he came to the surface and sank
the second time, but was not strong enough
to brine him ashore and was forced to aban
don him.
The body of the boy found drowned at
Lake Johnson on Sunday, was identified as
that of a son of a German named, Schieff,
living in Minneapolis, where the remains
were taken yesterday,
Donations Asked.
Donations of children's clothinz will be
thankfully received at the Relief society of
fice, No. 141 East Ninth streeth. as applica
tions have been frequent of late which the
secretary has been unable to supply. Outer
wear and underwear for boys and girls of all
aces and sizes, from infancy to twelve or
fifteen years is needed. Also children's
R. Haix, Secretary Relief Society.
St. Paul, June 30, 1884.
Ban Away from St- Peter.
Supt. C. K. Bartiett, of the St. Peter In
sane asylum, notified Judge McGrorty, of the
probate court, yesterday, that August Proc
tor, sent up from St. Paul last May, having
recovered, had run away last Thursday. He
said his insanity was produced by intemper
ance, and asked that if he put in an appear
ance in the city and did not behaye to have
fcj^arrested and sent back.
One of the Oldest Settlers of St. Paul
And in Business Here
Since 1849.
Captain and Chief in the Volunteer Fire De
partment-Public Spirited and
Kind Hearted.
Death From Blood Poisoning, lei-suiting
1 io in Heart Disease.
A considerable part of the community was
surprised yesterday afternon to learn that
Bartlett Presley was dead. Ho has been here
so long, was so well known, and was always
about so hearty and well that it never
seemed to occur to any one thut he was like
ly to die. But it seems that his health was
far less rugged than it was supposed to be,
and at 2:30 yesterday afternoon he expired
at his residence on the corner of Summit
and Dayton avenues.
The immediate cause of his death was
heart failure. That is to say, his heart
ceased to operate, owing to his blood being
thin and in poor condition. It is well
known that about two years ugo, Mr. Presley,
while out riding, was thrown from a carriage
and had one of his legs broken below the
knee. From this accident he fully recov
ered, and was as well as ever, apparently.
For many years Mr. Presley has been in the
habit of going south to spend the winter, re
turning in May or June. Last fall, as usual,
he migrated to the south. Some time during
the winter one of his legs, that had troubled
him some herein St. Paul, began to give seri
ous cause for alarm. This was not the leg,
however, that was broken, as many have er
roneously supposed, but it was the other.
The first indications of trouDle were produced
by the appearance of a hard lump on the leg
above the knee. Though somewhat
painful it was not sufficiently so to arrest
immediate attentiou, and the deceased did
not allow it to interfere with the ordinary en
joyments to be found in the south during the
winter months. As time wore along the
lump assumed larger proportions until it be
came necessary to do something. The limb
by this time had swelled to nearly twice the
ordinary si*. . He consulted eminent phy
siciaqs but they could do nothing for him.
He then went to Chicago and submitted the
limb to the inspection of specialists. None
of them helped him. Most of them did not
know what to make of it, and putting a lit
tle iodine on the swelled part of the limb the
specialist sent him away saying that the swell
ing would come down. It did- not decrease
but kept growing worse. He then went to
St. Louis where the iodine remedy was again
recommended and applied with no better re
sults than at Chicago. The deceased then
went to the Hot springs which proved as use
less as all other efforts. He then, thinking
that possibly it might be a cancer, went to
Rome, New York, where he was examined
with care, and was informed that the trouble
was not cancer but something else. Getting
i)O assistance from any quarter, and
especially none from specialists, and the
spring time coming on the deceased re
turned to St. Paul about the Ist of May. The
limb at this time was very much swollen and
had been for several weeks. Doctors Murphy
and Hand were called in and
a very thorough examination was
made, and the conclusion was arrived at
that there was a gathering of matter beneath
the surface. An incision was made and a
large quantity of matter was removed. After
this the swelling went down a good deal and
Mr. Presley appeared to improve. Sunday
he was up and yesterday morning he was ap
parently better and lay down on the lounge.
About noon he began to fail and died at 2:30
In the afternoon, of what is called blood
The following description of the deceased
was prepared and published by Mr. T. M.
Newson, in his "Pen Pictures," in the
Globe of March 16, 1884:
"That short, chunky man, talking slowly,
is the gentleman whose name heads this par
agraph. He is a little different from the or
dinary cut of men; has a solid, lymphatic
characteristic, but a pensiveness which marks
the man of thought and the man of business.
He was born in Germany in the year 1823;
was raised in St. Louis; married in 1843;
moved to Galena in 1849, and from thence
came to St. Paul the same year. He com
menced with nothing forty years ago, dealing
iv fruits, etc., and from this he drifted into
the retail and wholesale grocery business,
but of late years he has made fruits his
specialty, dealing largely in them, and buy
ing directly from the points where they arc
raised, eastern California and other places.
He was the original fruit dealer in this city,
and to-day is by far the heaviest merchant in
this line. Mr. Presley was a member of the
common council three continuous years,
and chief engineer of our fire department for
three years. He purchased the first steam
fire engine brought to St. Paul. He took the
position of chief engineer at a time when the
department was in bad odor, and left it in an
elevated and efficient condition. What is
remarkable, he is the only merchant in St.
Paul, or in the state, who has been continu
ously in business forty years. He is a living
illustration of a fact, that a legitimate busi
ness closely adhered to for a series of years,
will prove triumphant in the end. In person
Mr. Presley represents the German type of
man, with heavy features and a slow and
cautious movement. He speaks a little
broken and somewhat thick, owing to a
throat difficulty, yet expresses himself in a
clear and terse manner. He is never idle;
never has been. Always attends to his own
business and plods on day after day with
renewed determination to add something
more to his financial gains. When chief
of the fire department, who does not
remember tbe kindly acts of his departed
wife, who, in the coldest of weather, when
the jaded firemen were almost ready to give
out, she replenished them with hot coffee,
not once but many times; of her presenta
tion of flags to the gallant boys ; of her con
stant efforts to encourage and sustain them ?
And who was kinder to the firemen than ]}.
Presley? Many a once yonng man, now
growing gray, will remember these kindly
acts — these sweet memories of a by-gone day.
Mr. Presley erected yearsago, various tenement
houses on Eighth street, and among the
number was one known a3 the Clubhouse.
Only a few years ago he built an elegant bus
iness block on the site of his old stand, and
to-day he is estimated to be worth $200, (#>o.
Quiet, unobtrusive,industrious,soiid, yet pub
lic spirited and enterprising, Mr. Presley
ought to be satisfied with bis success, and
from what we know of the man, we guess
he is."
Mr. Presley was twice married. His first
wife died about three years ago. Subse
quently he was married to Mrs. Wingfield,
the daughter of Capt. John Martin, who sur
vives him.
The funeral will take place from bis late
residence on the corner of Summit and Day
ton avenues, at 2 p. m. to-morrow, under
the auspices of the Knights Templar, of
which he was a prominent member.
Attention Sir Knights.
Headquarters Damascas Com. No. 1 K.T. )
St. Paul, -Iply Ist, 1884. $
Ton are hereby notified to report at the
Asylum in full dress on Wednesday, July
2d*at 2 p. m., sharp, to attend the funeral of
Sir Knight Bartlett Presley.
By order of the E. C.
Geo. S. Acker, Recorder.
Attention Firemen.
All firemen of the old volunteer fire de
partment and all members of the present fire
department are requested to meet at the
court house corner of Wabasbaw ana Fifth
streets, at 7:30 p. m., on Tuesday, July 1,
for the purpose of making arrangements to
attend the funeral of our late brother fire
man, Bartlett Presley.-
By order of the president fire department
association. "Loch Hzbtlb, Secretary.
A Bad Quill— A Wholesome Chronom
He Shot Cock Kol>ln— Results of Whoop
inji It Up, Etc.
It was a tame morning at the municipal
court yesterday, although it was the hottest
of the season atmospherically. J. Quill, a
young desperado who had just finished a
term of five days at the workhouse for drunk
enness, was arraigned for drawing a revol
ver on a Uniyersity avenue man six months
ago, and was given a chance to go out to
raise $20 fine with no officer in eight, in
hopes that he would feather out of town, it
being considered the cheapest w»y to be quit
of him.
W. Wilson, the JY.ckson street young
mulatto nigqt shooter, said he was guilty of
planting a laden pill in the leg of }ne Cum
mings, and was sent to the county jail to
await the action of the next grand jury.
Kate Filbert concluded she wouldn't have
her case cracked open in the court on a
charge of street promenading at unseemly
hours and forfeited her ?15 bail.
E Anderson, who got on a terrible bender
and whooped it up in the tunnel on Sabbath
afternoon, paid in a $10 fine and registered
a vow that if he ever got in a budge again
he would find a place to do it in where the
contingent expenses were not so ilat-footed,
P. Poison and N. 'Goslin, a pair of twin
drunks, were so melted with the heat that
they couldn't crush a fly, were given five
days each, while F. Johnson on being dis
missedforthe same offence on account of
the patrol wagon's failing to back up its
complaint for bringing him in from Iglehart
street the night before, shuffled out the door
in high glee at his escape from the coppers.
Arthur Hoffman was arraigned and com
mitted to the county jail for a hearing for
larceny to-day. Arthur's troubles had all oc
curred on acconnt of a watch belonging to
another fellow mysteriously getting into his
pocket, for the life of him how he could not
tell. Truly we live in dangerous times when
tickers thus assume to themselves arms and
Caught on the Wing.
Gov. Ordway of Dakota, soon to be ex-
Gov. Ordway, came in from Yankton yester
day noon and took the afternoon train for
Bismarck. He was captured by a Globe
representative during bis brief stay. The
governor was found to be bigbly pleased
with the quashing of the "indictments
against him and also happy over the fact
that he had secured orders from
Washington for an investigation
both of himself and Attorney General
Campbell. He seemed to think that the in
vestigation would show tho malice and false
hood of his accuser. In relation to appoint
ment of bis successor Gov. Ordway expressed
himself very cordially. Mr. Pierce was a
man whom he knew very well, a very good
man, highly educated and well qualified for
the place. He presumed it might be some
weeks before he turned over the office, us
Gov. Pierce had considerable to attend to be
fore assuming the position.
Petition for a Receiver.
It will be remembered that some time
since the firm of Mayo & Clark, dealers in
iron and hardware, became financially em
barrassed, and one of the members went
east to arrange for some relief to their busi
ness. What the result of the trip was is not
known, but it is presumed that the easement
sought was not forthcoming, as yesterday
Messrs. Nichols & Dean and Averill, Russell
& Carpenter filed papers in the district court
asking that lhcy be adjudged insolvent and
that a receiver be appointed. The petition
ers sold and delivered goods to Mayo tt
Chirk, and took their notes for the amounts
due. The petition will l.m heard in special
term at 10 o'clock Saturday morning.
Unlijrhted Streets.
On Sunday evening the moon went down
at 11:30, at midnight the electric lights were
extinguished, and the skies being cloudy
the streets of the city were left iv inky dark
ness, not a single gas light being visible.
Last night the siinie state of things existed
at midnight, with the exception of a solitary
gas light burning on the corner of Third and
Wabushaw streets. It would seem that *o
large a city as this should be lighted with
street lamps at night when there is no moon
light, not only a matter of public con
venience but of public: necessity for peace
and safety.
A Talk With Hon. P. B. Smallcy.
The Globe met Hon. P. B. Smalley, of
Vermont, yesterday, who was on his way to
Dakota. ,Mr. Smalely. has for eight years
been the Vermont member of the Demo
cratic National committee, and has been
selected by his fiiate convention for
the next four years. Mr. Sraalley
express great conficence in Democratic suc
cess the coming campaign but does not
champion any particular candidate. He is a
believer in the ability of the Democratic con
vention to harmonize upon a strong and
acceptable candidate and the Vermont del
egation will favor that man.
Providing: for the Persecuted.
Odessa, Juno 29. — number of Jews have
been returned hero as destitute British-sub
jects, from Cyprus, whither they had emi
grated to avoid persecution. The British
consul is sending them to homes In the in
Tilden and JlcndricJcs Demanded.
To the Editor of the Globe :
Wheat Field, Near Waiipeton, Da.,
June 28. — In your Issue of to-day you head
your dispatches, "Who Shall It Bel* 1 From
the wheat field of Dakota comes the answer
— Samuel J. Tilden it shall be I There is no
other man. In the purity and greatness of
his soul he will heed the crisis and save the
government of Washington. He Is a pat
riot, and he will immolate. He will heed the
voice of the. people ; aye, I may almost Bay
the voice of God.
Shall patriots let history show the shame
and decadence of the government of our
fathers to have begun in that centennial
year of 1870? No! Let us restore! Let us
right the wrong! Let us do what we should
have done in 1880. By the grace of the
Ruler of the universe the opportunity is still
ours. Let the chairman of the New York
delegation on the Bth of July, rise In the
convention at Chicago, and nominate Sam
uel J. Tilden and Thomas A. Hendrlcks.
This is what the people want, and this Is the
emblem for the flag on the ship of state.
B. Magofjux, Jr.
The Hutu of the Hour.
To the Editor of the Globe :
One set of men are anxious that the Dem
ocrats would blunder bo that the Republicans
would have an assured victory. And there
are men who care less for party than for gen
eral safety, and who therefore would like Re
publicans and Democrats alike to put up
good men, so that in any event the country
would ' be well served. In
the interest of the Democratic
party the leaders should hesitate to express
i preferences or condemn men in advance.
No man can foretell the action of a conven
tion, and the delegates that will remain alike
unpledged and unbiased will be the delegates
that will be most valuable to tbelr constitu
ents and- the country. Minnesota, in partic
ular, being a Republican state should hesi
tate to commit itself to any man, but rather
should be ready to cheer on by voice
and vote the action of the Democratic
states that will elect a candidate
of that party, if one is to succeed. A good
thing would be for the delegates to keep their
minds to themselves, and give the Inter
viewer and the gossips a cold shoulder. The
best men should be selected, but the states
that will elect ought to be heard from before
our people will select their man.
Look Ox.
Calender's Minstrels.
This famous troupe open at the Opera
house Thursday night. They are stronger
and funnier than ever. The sale of Beats.begins
at 9 a. m., on Wednesday. -..
July 7th, tho Date Set For The Re*
storation of The Spring Tariff on
The Upper Mississippi.
[Special Telegram to the Globe. |
Chicago, June 30.— The freight managers
of the lines interested in the upper Mississi- ■
ppi river traffic met at Commissioner Car
man's office to-day, and after a long session
agreed to restore all rates July 7, to the
basis of the spring tariff. It
was also decided to allow the boat lines the
old differentials. This dispose! of one more
troublesome disturbance In the North
western. Had matters not been fixed up at
to-day's meeting a lively fostlade would have
been inaugurated, which would have severe
ly tested the bulwarks of the Northwestern
pool. The Illinois Central and St. Paul
favored the Northwestern a week 1 :iir > with
their ultimatum, which was to openly cut
rates to all common points with the North
western should the latter not come to time
before July 1. The Northwestern people were
satisfied that their competitors meant busi
ness, and they were more than ready to
come to terms.
At the conclusion of the conference proper
the members engaged iv an informal
discussion of Central lowa mat
ters that business haviug been
more or less demoralized since the collapse
of the Central lowa Traffic association. The
result of the convention was gratifying in
that it was decided to call a meeting looktnj
toward the re-establishment ol the Centra.
lowa Traffic association, to be held at Com
mi.-sioner Carman's office to-day. The pros
pect of an early settlement of the Dcs Moines
differences, the only remaining unpleasant
ness in tbe northwest, is good.
Conniving: at Illegal Voting— The St,
Croix & Wisconsin Railroad
[Special Telegram to the Globe.]
MaSISON, June 30. — The jury in the
United States court brought in a verdict ol
guilty against Geo. Ililes, James Hiles and
W. R, Jarvis, ol Dexter, for allowing illegal
votes to lx; polled in the
congressional contest of IS^:3 between Judge
Parks and Mr Stephenson. W. li.
Jarvis was recommended t" the mercy of the
court. Judge Dunn fined Geo. Hiles
and costs, amounting in all to about $2,000
James Hiles $500 and W. L. Jarvis $100.
Gov. Rusk has appointed Charles If. Nbyi a
sheriff of Florence county, in the place of J.
E. Redmond, resigned.
There were filed with the secretary of -
to-day articles of incorporation of
the La Crosse and La Crescent ferry
company, with a capital stuck of 830,000,
and the St. Croix & Wisconsin Railroad
company, with a capital stock ol $1,080,000.
This is a consolidation of tho St. Croix iV;
Chippewa Falls and of the St. Paul & St.
Croix Railroad companies, with Hon. Charles
L. Colby as president, and Howard Morris as
secretary. Work is progressing rapidly and
trains will be moving from Chippewa Falls to
St. .Paul by the Ist of January.
A Kansas Woman Fasts Fifty-Threa
Days Before She Dies.
Atciiison, Ks., June 30. Lizzie Brasley,
of White Cloud, Dcnniphan county, Ks.,
the woman who started to commit suicide by
starvation, succeeded Sunday morning at 3
o'clock. Sho wholly abstained from food
for a period of fifty-three days, during which
time sho also stubbornly refused
to speak. .Before beginning self
etarvation, she had laid seven weeks on a
bed of sickness, and her system was there-,
fore much reduced when Bhe began. An
autopsy revealed the fact that her organs
were all perfectly healthy. The formal ver
dict of the physicians was death by starva
tion. When she took the strange freak sho
had been in an unpleasant quarrel with hei
father, and the loss of a little niece, whom
Bhe had reared, discouraged her. She re
solved dpon suicide. She lirst tried chloral)
and that failing she quit eating.
The Illinois State Convention.
[Special Telegram to the Globe. |
Pbokia, 111., June 30. — The advance guard
of the Democratic state convention bun ar
rived and the hotels arc preparing to pack
people closer than sardines in a box. The
weather is very hot. Northern Illinois favors
Cleveland, and southern Illinois, McDonald
for president. Harrison has the call on the
governorship, and may accept if allowed to
dictate the tariff plank in the platform, and
if promised the support of Illinois for vice
president. City Comptroller Guer
ney, of Chicago, who Is here, gays Harrison
docs not hunker for the governorship.
Trumbull, Winston and Melville W. Fuller,
have the bulge for delegate at large from
Cook. An effort will be made to beat Mike
McDonald for delegate from the Third dis
trict, with a German. Palmer, Koener,
Morrison, Marshal, Higbee and Oberlyj arc
mentioned for delegates at large from the
south. The liquor dealers have engaged
rooms for a delegation to force an anti-licence.
plank Into the platform.
Good Work for a "Leper"'
Plymouth, Eng., Jane 30.— While a gang of
twenty-live convicts were at work hero one of
the number threw a large stone at tbe warden,
which struck him on the bead, Inflicting a stun
ning blow. The entire gang then ruHhod for
him. A life convict named Stephens outHtrip
ped the others and seized the Warden's rifle and
ammunition mill Bred upon the advancing con
victs, six of which he seriously wounded. When
amnnition was exhausted Stephens clubbed five
others with the rifle, and when assistance ar
rived he was completely exhausted, Tbo dc
tails of the affair were promptly reported to tho
government and the home secretary gave orders
that Stephens be Immediately released from
prison and rewarded. When the good news wus
made known to Stephen! be fainted.
A Chimney Fire Scare.
A chimney in the stone block opposite the
state capltol on Wabashaw street got on a
furious burn at 6:80 last evening, and so
completely covered the roof with smoke as to
give residents in that part of the town a big
scare. Several hook and ladder boys from
the Central fire house obeyed the call made
upon the department, and mounting to tbe
roof gave the fire a thorough dose of salt and
soon quenched it.
A Quaint Celebration^
HliODUnr, June 29.— celebration of
the COOth anniversary of the charming of the
Children of Hamelin by the pled piper, be
gun yesterday, was concluded to-day.
Children disguised as rats emerged from
doorways and repeated the procession of yes
terday, running gaily behind a piper, fol
lowed by the town folks all dressed In cos
tumes of the period of the piper. The chil
dren following the piper finally disappeared
in an improvised cave In the river bank.
Louisiana Consols.
New Orleans, La., June 23.— State Treasurer
Burke gives notice that the Interest maturing
July 1, on Louisiana consols will be paid by the
State National bank, fiscal agency, Few Orleans
where the coupons have to be stamped to con
form to the recently adopted debt amendments.
Two per cent, in paid until January, 1885, after
which time, under the debt amendment, the in
terest i- increased to four per cent. The etat«
treasurer has asked the legislature to appropriate
funds to enable him to stamp the bonds and pay
the interest In New York and London.
Providence, June 29. Charles J. Wil
kinson, paymaster of the Providence &
Worcester railroad, killed himself late to
night. /
Willie, son of Michael and Mary Lyons
died yesterday and will be buried from the
family resident*, ©a _MiMl»»if pi street, at 2
p. m. t>day. y ' v

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