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Insane Hospital Matters -Resolutions
by Boards and Officers in Charge
to the Legislature in
Regard Thereto.
A joint conference assembled in the ex
ecutive rooms at the state capitol yesterday
afternoon, to take into consideration the
matter of providing more accommodations
for the present as well as the future for the
insane in this state, in order to bring this
matter before the next legislature.
The bodies in this conference were the
state lunacy commission, of whom were
present Dr. C. 11. Boardman, of St. Paul;
Dr. W. H. Leonard, of Minneapolis, and Dr.
G. W. Wood, of Faribault; the trustees of the
insane hospitals, of whom were present
President Hon. Burr Duel, of Winona; Hon.
A. L. Sackett, of St Peter; Hon. Win.
Schhnmell, of St. Peter; Hon. M. J. Daniels,
of Rochester; Hon. John F. Meagher, of
Mankato, and Hon. A. Barto, of Sauk
Centre; the state board of corrections
and charities of whom were present Gov. L.
F. Hubbard, ex-offlcio president, D. C. Bell,
of Minneapolis; W. M. Campbell, of Litcb
field; M. M. G. Dana, of St. Paul; H. R.
Wells, of Preston, and H. H. Hart, of St.
Paul. There were also present taking part
in the conference Superintendents C. K.
Bartlett and T. E. Bowers, of the insane hos
After a full discussion of the subject for
future provision for the insane of the state,
the following resolutions were unanimously
adopted :
Jiesolvcd, That is the sense of this conjoint
conference consisting of the board of trustees
of the insane hospitals, their superinten
dents, the state lunacy commission and the
state board of corrections and charities that
the annexes to the present hospitals be built
as asked for by this board of trustees, be
cause demanded by existing needs, and be
cause the most economical method of caring
for the insane.
Resolvxl, That we recommend to the legis
lature at its approaching session to appoint a
commission to report to the legis
lature of 1887 a location and plna
for a third hospital to accom
modate the Insane then and thereafter to be
found in the state, and to save by this fore
sight and wise action this class of persons
being thrown upon the counties of the state,
they having no facilities for earing for them
and being unable to create them without
prater expense than this third asylum would
cost the 6tate.
The annexes proposed are detached build
ings at Rochester and St. Peter, that at
Rochester to cost $50,000 and that at St.
Peter $75,000 which annexes will accommo
date 695 new patients, both of which it is
thought by close crowding will give sufficient
for three years at the present rate of in
crease, when the new and third hospital will
be necessary.
The Usual Grist Ground Out Before
Hizzoner Yesterday.
"The blizzard," remarked the bailiff, as he
threw a chunk of Ice into the cooler yester
morning, "has had the effect of setting the
boys to hustling after their own or Borne one
else's overcoat. At any rate there has been
a falling off in the number of victims to
booze, but maybe the low temperature makes
a man stand it all the better. Keep your
ecat, Mr. Cunningham," he continued, as a
little man with a rosy blossom on the end of
his nose made a break for the other
end of the bull pen, "the
ice tank is not loaded this morning."
Then hizzoner got into the pulpit and asked
Mr. Cunningham if he had been drunk and
lie replied that he had been celebrating the
'lection. He got five days and he looked
very lonesome as he was bustled into the
Loo-doo wagon.
Do they have any Thanksgiving turkey at
the playhouse?" he asked of Conductor
Shields as the lock was turned on him.
•'They do, and It has stuffing in it too," re
plied the general. "How about the cran
berry sauce and elder?" he again queried."
"Look e'here sonny," said the general,
"you're too fresh for a morning like this and
you're liable to have the hose turned ou
you." Then he collapsed.
Pat Tierney and Mike Curran had been
having a blooming time of it Monday night.
Pat had the other fellow in tow and he offi
ciated as capper as they took in the saloons.
He also relieved the latter of his money, but
when the case was called yesterday ho" ex-,
plained that be took the stuff to keep him
from being robbed. They had both been
very drunk and fines of $5 each were im
Columbus Waldon, not the historical chap
whom Sir Walter Raleigh made famous, but
a baddle-colored chin scraper, was up on the
charge of disorderly. The complaint was
made by Mr. Starks, another man and
brother. The latter charged Columbus with
rushing into his house without knocking and
scaring his wife, who was sick. The accused
gave bonds to keep the peace.
Mr. Fogg, another gentleman of color who
cooks in a hash foundry, was charged with
putting a head on James Dickerman. The
case was continued until to-day.
Meeting of the Commission to Condemn
Lauds for the Proposed Reser
Proceedings were begun in the United
States circuit court yesterday, by the special
commission appointed under act of con
gress, having in view the condemnation of
land along the line of Pine river, White Fish
and other lakes at the head of the Mississippi
river, for the proposed reservoir.
The commission consists of ex-Gov. Mar
shall, CapL Merriman, of Minneapolis, and
W. W. Hartley, ofßrainerd, and in order to
facilitate the taking |of testimony as to the
value of lands to be taken by the govern
ment large maps showing the territory and
nature of the lands have been prepared.
The proceedings are begun under an or
der of the court in the case of the United*
States against the Northern Pacific Railroad
company and others. Among the principal
laud owners interested a.re J. Deane, David
M. Clough, James Patten, Henry B. Frey.N.
L. Pine, Benjamin F. Nelson, Wm. M. Ten
ney, and Hugh W. McNair, mostly engaged
in the lumber business at Minneapolis.
It is estimated that the commission will
condemn a tract of land 2,600 acres in area.
The ulterior object in building the reservoir
is to fortify the : government works at the
headwaters of the river and to improve the
navigation of the Mississippi in seasons of
drought or low water. The commission will
be in session several days.
Aitken, MUle Lacs & Minneapolis Rail
way Company.
Articles of incorporation were filed with
the secretary of state yesterday of the Aitken,
MiUe Lacs & Minneapolis Railway company,
to control, acquire, maintain and operate a
line of railroad and telegraph running and
extending from the village of Aitken to
some point on the north or east shore of
Mille Lacs lake, thence in a southerly direc
tion to the city of Minneapolis. The princi
pal place of transacting business is to be the
village of Aitken, and the commencement of
business is to be the first Monday of Decem
ber, 1884, for the continuance of fifty years.
The capital stock is placed at $1,000,000,"
which may be increased at the will of the
stockholders. The stock is divided Into
20,000 shares of $50 each. The highest
amount of indebtedness is limited to two
thirds of the capital stock, and the incorpor
ators are D. J. Knox, C. W. McDonald,
James J. McDonald, Freeman E. Kreeh
Tuos. R. Foley, of Aitkin ; W. W. Parker'
of Spearfish, D. T. ; Moses 31cKlnney, of
Minneapolis, and (Jeo. W. Knox, of Orange
City, Ela. The first board of directors are
D- J. Knox, C. W. McDonald, Thos. R.
i Foley, Freeman E. Krrch, W. W. Parker,
James G. McDonald and Moses McKinney.
Tuesday Evening, Dec 2, Donated to the
Belief Society.
The following correspondence explains
j itself:
I H. R. Bigelow Esq.. president of the society
for the relief of the poor:
Dear £lr: Desiring to aid the noble object
your society has before it, viz, to extend
needed relief to the worthy poor of our city,
and being informed of your present lack of
funds, we propose a benefit for the Relief
society, by giving on Tuesday evening, Dec.
i 2, a promenade and skating entertainment
; in the St. Paul roller rink, corner of Tenth
| and Jackson streets; Stein's band also
kindly consenting to give their services free
for the occasion. Respectfully yours,
F. H. & G. W. Dattox,
Proprietors St. Paul Roller Rink, St.
.St. Paul, N0v. 25, 1884.
Messrs. F. 11. and G. W. Dayton, proprietors
St. Paul Roller Rink:
Having presented your generous proposal
to our executive committee and to several
other officers and members of oar board of
managers, all of whom highly appreciate your
offer and desire its acceptance by the Relief
j society, we hereby express to you our sin
cere thanks for the Fame, and assure you of
our desire co-operate in every way possible
to make the entertainment a grand success.
H. R. Bigelow, President.
Dax'l R. Notes, Jr., Treasurer.
R. Hall, Secretary.
St. Paul, Nov. 25, 1884.
Supreme Court.
At yesterday's session all the justices but
Chief Justice Gilfillau were present, and the
following business was transacted .
Edward B. Zier, respondent, vs. Joseph R.
| Hoflln, appellant; argued and submitted.
Charles P. Craver, appellant, vs. J. A.
Christian, L. C. Christian, et al, respond
ents; argued and submitted.
Adjourned to 9:30 a. m. to-day.
District Court.
IBefore Wilkin.]
Bernhard Dasscll, assignee, vs. George W.
Merrill; continued to next general term.
Georce W. ii. Bell vs. the City of St. Paul;
continued to Dec. 27.
Adjourned to 10 a. in. to-day.
I Kef ore Judge Brill. |
Win. Townscnd, appellant, vs. R. W.
Johnson et al., respondent; verdict for the
plaintiff in the assessment of $20,802.70
damages, but unable to agree on other points
connected with the case.
Olive Biron vs. the city of St. Paul; ver
dict for defendant.
Samuel F. B. Morse and Frederick O.
Pease vs. H. Campbell Black and Sadie T.
Morse; on trial.
Adjourned to 9:30 a. m.
[By Judge Simons.]
Walter II- San born vs. Sarah A. Fuller et
al.. adjudged and decreed that plaintiff is
absolute owner in fee simple of lot 20, block
1, and lots 4. 8. 12 and 14, block 2in Nin
; Lager and Donnelly's addition to Holeomb's
addition to St. Paul and the same is forever
quieted in him, his heirs and assigns.
J'robate Court.
[Before Judge Mc(«rorty.|
Estate of Wm. Tlerncy, deceased; petition
for letters of administration filed; hearing
December 20 at 10 a. m.
Estate of Edmund Patten, deceased; pe
tition for decree filed; hearing December 19
at 10 a. m.
Estate of Emily Carrveau, deceased; order
discharging administration made.
municipal Court.
(Before Judge Burr. i
Pat Ticrney, drunkenness; fine of $5
M, Curran, same; fine of $4 paid.
E. Cunningham, same; five days.
H. G. Fogg, assault; continued to the
2Cth. ....
C. Waldon, disorderly; bond given to keep
the peace. . j r y. \'V
European Excursions.
Excursions to Europe from the northwest,
are of recent origin, in fact, last fall was the
first time, it was brought to public notice by
the enterprising emigration firm of A. E.
Johnson & Co. From what follows it is ap
parent that the excursion enterprise has
been placed on safe and prosperous footing.
At first glance it might be inferred that ex
cursions to Europe — to Germany, Sweden,
Norway and Denmark, has no greater signi
ficance than an excursion to Chicago or
Duluth, but it has a greater bearing on emi
gration to the northwest.
From the the resolutions adopted by the
Scandinavian Press association of the north
west, it appears that about 300 Scandinavians
from our section had joined a single excur
sion. They were not dissatisfied emigrants
returning to the Fatherland, but well to do,
prosperous, and happy people who so far
mastered the situation as to
feel able to take a breathing spell,
and for a season rejoin families, relations
and friends at borne. They go home to
gather about the "Jul-log," and their re
counting of experiences, their early disap
pointments and later victories, their accom
modation, and finally their homesteads—
ICO acres, or — will have a very impor
tant influence in inducing emigration. These
people, hundreds in number, scattered all
over Scandinavia during the winter and re
turning in the spring, and to all intents and
purposes bo many emigration agents work
ing indirectly, but unitedly, for the Interest
of our section, as well as paving the way for
the future prosperity of their immediate kin.
The following resolution shows the relation
of the Scandinavian press of the northwest
toward the enterprise of A. G. Johnson &
Co. in inaugurating these excursions*
In order to judge from personal observa
tion, the treatment and the accommodations
offered to passengers going to Europe, the
Scandinavian Press association of the north
west and a few personal friends, among
them Mr. J. F. Peterson, county com
missioner elect of Hennepln county, and
Hon. Andrew Tharaldson, accepted an invi
tation to join, as far as Chicago, a Thingvalla
line excursion on their trip to the old
country, and resolved to express as their
unanimous opinion :
Resolved, That the association appreciates
the marvelous results accomplished by A. E.
Johnson in peopling the great northwest by
Scandinavians, and that the present excur
sion to Europe of nearly 300 Scandinavians
on a single train and by a particular steamer,
is the best possible evidence that these people
have prospered.
l&solved, That the system of A. E. John
son & Co. In organizing, conducting and
managing their emigration business in gen
eral, and their European excursions in "par
ticular, in giving their passengers the great
est possible protection in having a trust
worthy agentaccompanying each excursion, in
taking care of passengers bagage,in arranging
for through trains, providing for transfers
and relieving the passengers of all anxiety,
care, annoyance and unnecessary expense,
has the endorsement of this association .
Jlesolvcd, That this association recognizes
the great importance lad. value to the north
west of this excursion by thousands of our
most prosperous Scandinavians, revisiting
their former homes, disseminating accurate
and reliable information about our resources
and advantages which stimulates immigra
tion of the most desirable people to our sec
tion. <j3 .
Jicsotved, That the Albert Lea route affords
unsurpassed accommodations and facilities
for handling all kinds and classes of passen
gers, that its Bolid through trains between
St. Paul, Minneapolis and Chicago are well
worthy of the liberal patronage received.
Jieidvcd, That Mr. S. F. Boyd,the efficient
and cautious general passenger agent of the
Albert Lea route, by his personal presence
in conducting this excursion,- was tireless in
his efforts for the comfort of the large num
ber of passengers, and furthermore resolves
these resolutions as a token of appreciation
and thankfulness be published by this asso
ciation in not only the Scandinavian papers
in this country, but also in leading Ameri
can papers of the northwest.
The 81. Paul's Reply to Articles Reflecting
on Its Management and financial Con- '
A Milwaukee pedal «ays: The recent
publication of articles which It is alleged ap
pear to reflect on the management and finan
cial condition and prospects of the Chicago,
Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway company,' has
excited much comment among the people
here directly interested in the management
or securities of the company. At the general
offices of the St. Paul company in this city it
is no easy matter ordinarily to obtain - an ex
pression of sentiment in regard to any mat
ters affecting the road. But in this case
much feeling was manifested among the of
ficials. The statement that "there " are
| ordinarily truthful and careful men who as
sert that the St. Paul company is really in a
bankrupt condition, keeping up its dividends '
and interest out of borrowed mox.ey, and
likely some day to end in collapse," was
especially condemned as based on no condi- ■
tion of truth or fact.
Alexander Mitchell, the president of the j
company, however, took the situation with '
the same coolness which ordinarily character- '<
izes him, and seemed to attach but little im- j
portance to the publication. When asked If he !
intended to make any public reply, be said \
"It would be a waste of time to attempt to
reply to the absurd statements that are put
forth from time to time by those interested
in depressing the market value of St. Paul
securities. It is enough to know that the
stock and debt of the St. Paul company are ;
much less per mile than those of any other
of the lending western companies; that the j
property is in better condition than ever be
fore: that its facilities for doing business are
larger and better; and, most of all, that its j
earning capacity in these dull times, when j
the earnings of all western roads are at a
minimum, fully confirms the confidence of
its friends. These facts are more interesting
and instructive to the public than columns
of distorted figures and arguments to disap
pointed bears."
A leading stockholder directly interested in
the management of the road . said: "Of
course we here in Milwaukee have a sort of
local pride in the St. PauL But local pride
have little or no influence when men come
to invest in railroad securities, and the stock
holders of the St. Paul company, who know
as much as anybody else about the manage
ment and condition of the company, know
that all attacks are based on a desire to in
fluence the securities, the business of the
company, and have no basis in truth."
The Lake Shor* Sued- for Vantage*.
Cleveland. Nov. 25. — About a year ago
Scoflcld, Shurber & Teagle, oil refiners, en
tered two suits in the common pleas court
here against the Lake Shore Railway com
pany, one for an injunction to restrain the
railroad company from discriminating in
freight rates on oil and the other for $100,
--000 damages in consequence of discrimina
tion in the past. The suit for injunction
was tried last winter before Judge Blandin,
who held the defendant as a common carrier
had no right to charge one customer one
rate and another a different rate for the same
service. The judge granted the injunction,
but the case wa» taken to the supreme court,
where the suit for damages is now on bear
ing. The plaintiff alleges serious dam
age to business, because the railroad com
pany transports oil for the Standard
Oil company at lower rates and furnishes to
the Standard company facilities in the way
of cars, switches, side tracks, etc., which it
refuses the plaintiff. The defendant an
swers practically that the volume of business
given it by the Standard company makes it
profitable to allow a rebate, as said company
furnishes about ninety per cent, of all oils
shipped from here, and moreover owns tank
cars, and takes all risks of fires. The plain
tiff alleges the railroad company refuses to
allow the firm to provide tank cars, and has
resisted all efforts to establish an equal foot
ing. The plaintiff further avers it has been
prevented from extending business on ac
count of inability to compete with the Stan
dard company in the oil markets, because of
different rates of transportation. The taking
of testimony is in progress.
Trying to ltestore Rates.
Chicago. Nov. 25. — A meeting of the
general passenger agents of lines west of the
western terminus of the seaboard trunk lines,
which embrace all roads from Buffalo west to
the Missouri river, was held here to-day, with
a view to the restoration of passenger rates
both ways between the points named. The
situation was discussed at length, and found
to be full of complications. The chief diffi
culty lies in that portion of the ter
ritory west of Chicago, in which
the rate war has been active for
some time. Lines east of Chicago have, for
the most part, been unwillingly forced into
it in order to protect their through business,
and have made cut rates thereon sufficient to
induce travelers not to purchase tickets at
local rates to Chicago for the pur
pose of their taking advantage of
nominal rates to Missouri river points.
The discussion was almost exclusively de
voted to the phase of the question, as an Im
mediate restoration of rates between Chicago
and the Missouri river is not considered fea
sible. The point at issue was how to con
fine the effects of the war to the roads west
of Chicago, leaving those between Buffalo
and Chicago in a position to charge full
rates. The latter roads appointed a com
mittee to draft a memorial. This was done
and the memorial adopted at a subsequent
meeting. It asks the western lines in all
their moves against each other to have in
view the rights and interests of their con
nections eastward. This will bo presented
to a meeting of the Missouri river lines next
The Krie Election.
New Tokk, Nov. 25.— The annual meet
ing of the stock and bondholders of the New
York, Lake Erie & Western occurred to-day.
At noon the polls were declared open and
the election proceeded. There was no con
test whatever, the only ticket for directors
being John King, Win . White Wright, J. G.
MeCullough, J. Ogden Mills, Win. A. Whee
lock, James A. Raynor, W. B. Dinsmore,
Wm. Libby, Geo. M. Grover, Win. L. Strong
(old board"), Lowber Welsh (old board) Henry
Cook, Geoige W. Quintard, Cortland T. Par
ker (old board) James G. Goodwin (old
board), Wm. Gilcbrist and Jacob Hay*. J.
G. McCullough, representing the Mills inter
est, voted about $40,000,000.
New York, Nov. 25.— The largest votes
cast at the Eric election to-day was us fol
lows: J. G. MeCullough, Park Mills' inter
est, stock and bonds, $40,000,000; John
King, English interest, $30,000,000; 11. I.
Wormser, $7,500,000: Drexel Morgan & Co.
$7,000,000; Snvdam Grant, $2,000,000.
These votes were all cast for the successful
ticket. F. Benkcndorf, who has always ' op
posed Mr. Jewctt, was present to vote against
any resolutions of regret at his retirement.
Tlte Fourth Transcontinental Line JV'otc
HrxTiNGTOX, Ore., Nov. 25. — At 3:30 p.
m. the formal ceremony of connecting the
Oregon Railroad Navigation company's sys
tem of roads with the Oregon Short Line
took place, thus completing the fourth Trans
continental line. The last spike was driven
by the officials of the Oregon Railway Navi
gation and Union Pacific roads. Immedi
ately following the ceremony a special train
of the Oregon road ran down to the Idaho
line, crossing the Snake river bridge. The
new line, the entire distance from Omaha
to Portland, Oregon, is in complete readiness j
for traffic. Through freight will be received
to-morrow at both ends. The tracks are !
pronounced by experts to be the finest west j
of the Missouri river.
Opening of the Union Pacific Case.
Washington, Nov. 25.— 1n the court of
claims to-day Judge Jeremiah Wilson began
an argument in the case of the government
vs. the Union Pacific Railroad company.
Judge Dillon, of New York, was also present
as counsel for the company. • It has been
agreed that the questions to be argued shall
be what constitute the net ° earnings . of. the
main line of the road tinder the Thurman
act, and what is a fair compensation for the
government to pay the company for trans
portation of mails. - The counsel for the
railroad company are of the opinion the trial
will occupy two or three week*.
Jltll SOU*.
The St. Paul & Manitoba freight office* will
be closed Thanksgiving day.
The railroad general offices win be " closed
to-morrow. Thanksgiving day. .
The Northern Pacific road has had all its
dining cars newly carpeted, which adds
ereatiy to their attractiveness.
The steamer that left Port Arthur Saturday
morning has not since been heard from, and
fears arc entertained that she la lost. She bad
a large passenger list.
Rev. W. F. Ulery, of nsburg, Perm.,
was at the Northern Pacific headquarters in
St. Paul yesterday, making arrangements for
locating a colony in Dakota.
The through route between Wakcr and
Portland via Garrison, heretofore existing,
will be discontinued from Dec. Ist m a pass
enger line. Hereafter all passenger business
to Portland will come via St. Paul and the
Northern Pacific.
Some unreliable fellow has telegraphed a
Chicago paper that the Union Pacific road
makes eighteen hoars better time than the
Northern Pacific between Chicago and Port
land. This is a downright falsehood, as the
time is the same on both roads. 1
That Indian Exhibition and Address
by Major sew9on.
The eastern press has spoken very highly
of the address of Major Newson, delivered in
Philadelphia, New York and Brooklyn, on
the occasion of the exhibition of the In
dians, and It is confidently asserted that
during bis trip he spoke to upwards of 100,
--000 people. The following complimentary
notices of his lecture are from the Brooklyn
papers. The Union of Oct. 21, says:
"Major Newson occupied most of the
evening with an eloquent defense of Sitting
Bull from the charge of killing Custer. He
also claimed that tour of the party was to
raise money to help the tribe. He claimed
the system of caring for the Indian was a
mistake. They were placed on reservations
under care of farmers who were too few to
teach them anything about agricul
ture, and with one hand on
their rations and the other hand on the
Foil, were told to be good Indians and rise.
He hoped that the people would demand that
congress would give the Indian a right to
ok n some land by warranty deed. He could
not call a foot of the land he occupied his
own, and yet it was deeded him from the
great spirit. Any native of other lands, by
becoming a citizen, could secure a fee of 160
acres, tut an Indian could not. Indian
agents had risen from poverty to the
possession of $300,000 in a few years. Not
by robbing the government, but the Indian.
Good flour became bard in transit, pork grew
musty and rusty, coffee chanced to pole
beans, and other mysterious changes went
on. There would be no need
to send ' them rations If they
were taught how to support themselves. 1 '
The Tutu* of Oct. 21st, said:— "When a
bald-headed gentleman — naturally bald and
not made so by aid of the scalping knife —
came upon the stage of Brooklyn Music hall,
last night, be found quite a goodly audience
assembled to bear his introduction to the
public of Mr. Tatonkaiyotonka, betterknown
by the translation of his name, Slttinsr Bull.
The bald beaded gentleman was Major T.
M. Newson, who was formerly a New Eng
land newspaper man. He has lived among
the red men for some time, feels a sort of
affection for them and is not afraid to tell
the white people of the country that their
way of treating the Indians Is a blanked out
rage. He recalled the circumstances of the
scrimmage between Gen. Custer and Mr.
Bull, when the general assaulted the Sioux
for peacefully marching toward Canada,
where Indians are decently treated, and
when the United States army was violently
and unexpectedly and deservedly sat upon,
for it was engaged in contemptible business.
The Indians, he said, did not want money,
tracts, store clothes, candy, and all that kind
of thing; they wanted a chance for life; they
wanted lands in scveralty; they wanted to
be taught agriculture; they wanted to be put
on a level with the ignorant, unwashed
European rabble that yearly pour across the
sea and bit immediately transformed into
full-fledged citizens. He thought it an out
rage that this government should do for for
eigners what it would . not do for the real
owners of the soiL When the Major was
through with bis preliminary dissertation the
Indians who had been fanning themselves
and cheerfully regarding the audience from
the stage, sang and danced."
The Eaylt said:
"The entertainment given by thejaborlgi
nese Is decidedly unique and highly interest
ing, accompanied as it is by an explanatory
lecture from which much valuable Informa
tion Is to be derived." V» ? :
The poet, Miller, of California, addressed
Maj. Newson as follows: "There Is usually
— n sight of nonsense about this Indian
question, but you talk good sense — go on,
I" in with you. \* .
The Philadelphia Time* of Oct 7, says: In
the evening the warrior, his wife, the Prin
cess Red Spear and another lady and six
chiefs held a reception at Association hall.
Their nation and themselves, their past and
present, together with their future aspira
tions, were eloquently discoursed on by Maj.
Newson, who introduced the noble redskin
warrior and made him. sing, talk and dance
for the amusement and instruction of the
audience. Mr. Bull made a feeling speech,
which was interpreted by Louis Primeau.
From all of which one would infer that the
wild Indians of the plains have a good
champion and defender in the person of Maj.
Newson. 'ivt'' j.J :
Krai Estate and Building.
The following transfers of real estate by war
anty deed were yesterday filed in the reginter's
office :
Win. Dawxon to Win. 11. Burns, lot CJ block
68. Banning & Olivier** addition. $400.
Win. Dtmrnam to Michael O'Brien, lot 4, block
23. Kutson's addition, £3,000.
1.. F. Barrett to D. D. Merrill, lot 11, block
179. Robertson's addition, $2,730.
John O. liinkel to H. L. Borrili, lot 6, Union
park, $429.
M. M. Sheber to J. H. Boh lot 3, block 16,
Morrison'! addition, 9460. (Q. C. D.)
11. L. Barton to Margaret Grim>h«w. part of
block -Hi. Mots' out lou, and part of lot 10, block
4, llolcombe'a addition, $490.
Ads Grocr to An; Gen«erawikt, lot 8, block
IC. Woodbury & Case's addition. $345.
Joseph Silk to Andrew Petterson, lot 43, block
IS, :«'>n'» division, $800.
Jame* Stloaoa to F. L. Olcott, lot 20, block 4,
Stintoa's Rice street addition, $330.
John D. O'Brien to Charles A. Moore, part of
lot 1, block 31, Lrnn.ii ton's addition, $250.
(Q. C. D.)
John C. Bettinzen to Chas. A. Moore, part of
lot I, block 31, Lrman Dayton's addition, $2,523.
Building Inspector Johnson issued the follow
ing permit* to bail 1 yesterday :
Jorcph Cn'smcr, one-story frame bouse on the
north side of Case, between Edgertonaad Payne,
Lars Quick, oncntory frame dwelling on the
aorta side of Will*, between Edgcrton and
Payne. $*».
Oscar It Lame, one-and-one-half-story frame
dwelling on the south side of St. Lawrence, be
tween Fenton and Minnebaha, $800. ■
Gnst Larson, oue-etory frame dwelling on the
sooth side cf Magnolia, between Edgerton and
Payne, $350.
August Kiesner, two-story frame tore and
dwelling on the «-outh eide of West Seventh, be
tween Lee and West Seventh, $8,000.
Geo II Hazard, one-rtory frame dwelling on
the north side of Bargees, between Macknbin
and Arnndel, $.',t>o.
Geo II Har.zard. one-story frame house ' on the
southwest tide of Como,' between Topping and
Burgess, $600.
Geo II Ilazzard, one -and-one -half etcrjr frame
house on the coathwc?: «ide of . Coco, between
Topping and Burgess, $«».
Hnrdcr in the First Decree-
The jury in the ease of Migvel Chacon, a
Cuban negro *egar maker, brought in a ver
dict this evening after four hours delibera
tion, of murder in the first degree. Chacon
had been living with Mrs.' Mina Williams
(colored), at West Twenty-seventh street for
eight months. When, on June 20th, the
! woman's husband, Monroe Williams, who
1 had deserted his wife, returned to her, Cha
con tried to induce the woman to remain
with him. . But she refused.'' In : the dispute
that followed about the furniture Chacon had
: bought for the bouse,. the prisoner fired three
i pistol shots .at both Williams and bis wile,
and killed the latter. Chacon iabattwentj
i years old;/ ;• '
Reception of Dakota Visitors, Driving,
f Banqueting, Speaking.
Afternoon of Slgkt-Se*inr-So?ial Supper
• Evening at Grand Open House. . '
The Dakota visitors to St Paul arrive at 10
o'clock this morning at the Union depot,
where they will be met by a ' large delegation
of representative citizens of St Paul, with
whom they will pass the day in accordance
with the memorandum of proceedings given
below. It is expected the guests will remain
in the city several days and they are given
the freedom of the city as long as they tarry,
and will find the social welcome one of the
most generous that can be extended.
Tendered to the citizen* of Watertown,
Waverly, Dakota and vicinity, and the offi
cers of the Minneapolis & St Louis railway
by the citizens of St. Paul, Wednesday, Nov.
-6 18S4 '-- '■ ' " S'O'i'
1. . Committee of citizens will meet their
j guests at the Union depot, Minneapolis, and
escort them by a special train tendered them
by the Minneapolis & St Louis railway, leav
ing Minneapolis at 9:30 a. m., over the won
derful viaduct and the Manitoba railway, and
arriving at the Union depot, St. Paul, at
10 a. m.
* 2. Guests will be met on arrival by our
citizens with carriages, for a drive of two
hours, to view the city.
3. At 13 o'clock, the visitors will assem
ble at the armory of the M. S. N. 0., where
they will be welcomed by our citizens.
4. MEN
Chairman, General J. T. Averill.
Address of Welcome,
By the Honorable C. D. O'Brien, Mayor of
St Paul.
Congratulatory Address,
By his Excellency, the Governor of Minne
sota, Lucius F. Hubbard.
By Hon . Cushman K. Davis, Ex-Governor.
Toasts and Responses.
5. At 2p. in., the visitors will be escorted
to the state capitol building and the business
portion of the city to visit the wholesale
G. At 6p. m., supper at Merchants hotel.
7. At 7:30 p. m., opera at the Grand Op
era house; Emma Abbott English Opera
company, tickets to which will •>« furnished
the guests.
8. Guests have the freedom of the city
and our hotels, including Thanksgiving din
ner at the Merchants, and until Friday, No
vember at 10 a. m.
His Excellency, Lucius F. Hubbard, Gov
ernor of Minnesota.
Hon. C. D. O'Brien, Mayor of St. Paul.
General J.T. Averill, Chairman of Gen
eral Committee.
St. Paul Chamber of Commerce — D. R.
Noycs, Wm. Llndeke, J. T. Averill, D. D.
Merrill, D. H. Moon.
St Paul Board of Trade— W. H. nubbard,
V. A. Gilbert, J.Jag-
St. Paul Jobbers' Union— C. W. Hackett,
G. R. Finch, J. P. Larkin, P. H. Kelly, Geo.
Freeman, A. S. Tallmadge, Chairman.
And one hundred citizens.
The following citizens will will be present
to meet our Dakota guests with carriages at
the" corner of Third and Wacouta streets at
10 a.m., and will drive them in person if pos
Maurice Auerbach, Gen. J. T. ATerill,
1), H. Moon, Frank B. Howell,
Bruno Beaapre. T. B. Campbell,
P. 11. Kelljr. J. W. Coop«r.
A, Dnfreine, ' L. H. Maxfleld,
Geo. W. Freeman, (2) Jasper Tarbox, iS)
E. F. Drake. Col. A. Allen,
Lane K. Stone, G. V. Bacon,
S. 11. FalrchUd, Col. Albert Scheffer,
C. C, DcCo*ter, Edmund Rice, Jr.
C. B. Thurston, ' Summer* & Monfort,
Horace Thompson* D. R. Noyes,
C. P. Noyes, Geo. R. Finch,
E. 11. Cutler. J. R, Nichols,
Wm. Llndeke, Albert H. Lindeke,
Reuben Warner, C. 11. C. Smith,
Matt 11011, W. R. Merriam,
Fred A. Seymour, D. B. Finch.
W. L Perkins, Gattav Willing,
W. S. Morton, Frederick Driscoll,
Gebhart Bonn, C. H. Bigelow,
Gen. J. B. Sanborn, Ex-Mayor Edmnnd nice,
Edwin S. Beck, Adam Decker,
P. J. Bowlin, Capt. F. P. Wright.
The Barnes-Norton Glove Contest-
The great glove contest, in which so much
interest is being manifested by the fancy,
will be decided to-morrow. Prof. Barnes
was visited yesterday by our sporting scribe
at his training quarters In the St. Paul gym
nasium. He witnessed the professor * 'take
his work," and after seeing him fight the
bag for half an hour, and wind up a two mile
spin around the track without showing any
fatigue, came to the conclusion that it will
be some time before any one of his weight
will force him to the ropes. Norton is pre
paring himself at the residence of - his
friend and backer Dr. Campbell, at
which place he has fitted up a
very servicable gymnasium containing all the
apparatus necessary for his work ; bis run
ning and walking is done on the roads lead
ing from the city. The stakes are $250 on
a side, the money realized from the sale of
tickets also going to the winner, which from
present indications will be no trifling sum
The grounds will be located near the
Tickets for the trip arc only $3.
Barnes will weigh 145 pounds.
Paddy tips the beam at 150.
Norton Bays Barnes won't have Soap Me-
Alpin in front of him this time.
Webber, who is training Barnes, and
Meehan, who is performing the same office
for Norton, it is understood, will settle their
little difference in the same ring.
W. N. I. A.
The regular meeting of the St. Paul branch
of the Woman's National Indian association
will take place Wednesday, Nov. 26, at 3 p.
m., at the Y. M. C. A. rooms, corner Fifth
and Wabasbaw streets. All interested are
most earnestly urged to attend.
Children's Aid Society.
New York. Nov. 25. — The annual meet-
Ing of the Children's Aid society was held
this afternoon. Wm. A. Booth was elected
president, George S. Coe, treasurer, and
Charles L. Brace, secretary. The reports
; showed the receipts and expenditures of the
society was the largest in its history. It*
receipts for the past year were $253,000, ex
penditure* $250,000. Cost of maintaining
twenty-one industrial and fourteen night
aahoolli for the year, $91,000. During the
year 12,835 boys and girls were fed, sheltered
I and clothed. Total number placed out by
t the society, mainly in western homes, 3,459.
Number of those who enjoyed the benefits of
a "summer home," 4,51*2.
A Fly Crook Captured.
New York, Nov. 25. — Thomas 11. Keefe,
j Inspector of customs at Chicago, this morn
| ing in company with special treasury agents
! Gray and Bracket:, this port, seized all goods
in posscsclon of Edward Morris, alias
Thomas, of Vienna, who recently has been
accused of smuggling and swindling Chi
; cago jewelers. The value of goods seized is
about $15,000. Keefe says Morris' picture
is in the recurs callary in Vienna, where be
was known as a burglar. The goods seized
to-day are a forfeit to the government, and
are in the hands of Inspector Byrnes, chief
of the New York detective service.
A Very Poor Marksman.
. Mosmouth, HI., Nov. 25. — This forenoon
| as B. T. O. Hubbard, defaulting cashier of
the First National bank, was i leaving the
| courthouse, H. R. Thompson, * from : Texas,
. who had sustained heavy losses by reason of
( j the bank's failure, stepped to an adjoining
. ' building and fired five shots at Hubbard
from a thirty-eight calibre revolver, none of
. which took effect. Thompson was arrested
j and lodged in jail.
A severe burn on -my hand was cured by
r I St. Jacob* Oil, writes Mr. Thomas Murray,
i Alderman, Toronto, Phufla,'
Collected and Forwarded by Telegraph
to the Daily Globe *
Farjo Special Telegrams November ?3,t0 the St
Paul Globs.
Xorthtreatern Xotes.
The smallpox scare has ended In the
Brakings region, and spelling schools and
babies are now on the docket again as be
The Lizzie Evans company have had very
fine bouses In Fargo the past two nights, and
secured a reputation that will always enable
it to draw here.
Coffin and Proctor, famous scouts and
hunters, have Rone on a hunt west of the
Missouri to procure an elk to send to the
New Orleans exposition.
Col. Plnmmer Is reported down In Maine
mingling his grief with that of the Plumed
Knight over the fajrure of their joint efforts.
He will return to Fargo early riext month.
Delegate Raymond has written to Col.
Laird at Pierre that he 13 confident of getting
the Sioux reservation open by the Ist of Jan
uary, but it would not be prudent to bet
on it
The Methodist Episcopal and Presbyterian
churches are inaugurating lyceums and lit
erary entertainment*, broom drills, etc., and
all of them have social gatherings, dances,
or something.
. The Jamestown & Northern branch of the
Union Pacific has discontinued the business
on the Sykeston branch, and after the MM a
daily train will run between New Rockford
and Jamestown.
Miss Lizzie Henderson, who has spent the
past year in New Rockford, has taken her
departure for St. Paul where she will remain
permanently, unless certain hopes of a party
there are realized.
The setting in of cold weather has for
some reason expedited matrimonial arrange
ments, and all the local editors are record-
Ing weddings and the reception of samples
of the cake exhibited on the occasions.
The greenhouse of J. G. Madlaud, in
Fargo, was pretty much destroyed by fire on
Monday morning, aided by water and cold.
The less was estimated at $1,200, with no in
surance. Mr. Madland had it in contempla
tion to greatly enlarge the business. He has
been unfortunate before, and this is a very
severe blow to him.
New Rockford id more than red hot over
the action of the returning board in count-
Ing it out in favor of Carrington as the
county seat, and the TrauscrijA pronounces
it one of the most stupendous outrages ever
perpetrated on this earth. It was done by
throwing out a town. ..
Col. Morton's firm is waging hot war upon
some of the elevators, both in the papers and
in court. Suit for damages in a wheat mat
ter has commenced. The colonel is a relent
less fighter, and is acting upon the theory
that some of the elevator people have not
been as liberal as they should be.
There is now a great demand in Dakota
for handbooks that give lists of otllces and
salaries. Many who have just bleached out
as Democrats are at a loss to know what
positions they ought to accept. They will
waste much effort in the pursuit of informa
tion that will never be of value to them.
Qln Hamlin county too it is charged that the
county seat was stolen by the favorite method
of throwing out towns for technical errors.
Castlcwood was the winner. It is less ex
pensive to throw out polls than to rely
upon Improvised voters, as it can he told
just what is needed in the former case.
Some of the towns in the Black Hills show
a large decrease of vote sine MM Law
rence county then cast 5.41S votes, and now
but 4,070. The decrease is said to be con
fined almost entirely to Deadwood, Central
City and Golden Gate. The great need of 1
that section is railroad communication.
The Pierre Press says: Charly McClalne
had a pig taken by a mountain lion. The
pig, which weighed about 300 pounds, was
about half eaten, Mr. McClainc put poison
In the remainder, and found the formidable
beast near by dead. Charley says it weighed
400 pounds and had teeth four inches long.
Several of these animals have been seen on
the Morcau river.
Webster Reporter: H. S. Loomis, the St.
Paul Globe man, was spending Sunday with
his family. Mr. L. Is the best newspapev
traveling man on the job. Why. he's got
twenty-one Daily Globe subscribers in Web
ster where they hate Democracy as the Devil
hates holy water. Mr. L. is a pleasant,
courteous gentleman, which is the prime
secret of bis success.
According to the Plain Talk million
joins the numerous lively towns in the
south which make this claim : In point of
building and improvement Vermillion has
done more this season than any town of the
same size in southern Dakota. We now have
a good start and the boom that was inaugur
att-d last spring will be continued next sea
son. ->- ;
The variety theatres cf Fargo have ar
ranged a high toned matinee twice a month
for the benefit of the poor and needy,and the
pulpits generally touched on the subject
Sunday, advertising the scheme but urging
people to contribute through church chan
nels and keep away from the showmen. The
rivalry between the two elements, it is hoped,
will result in substantial benefit to the cause
both are seeking to advance. .
Members of the legislature, which meets
in January, are already trying to work up a
scheme to visit the New Orleans exhibit in a
body, to show the multitudes what the fam
ous territory can turn out in the way of
statesmanship. It is expected that some of
the leading editors will be invited to accom
pany them. If the two weeks is taken out
of the two months session, it will hurry the
law makers to transact the necessary busi
ness of the session.
The annual report of Supt. Beadle just
published, shows eighty-one organized coun
ties in Dakota, with school reports from
sixty-five. The number of persons of school
age is 77,490; teacher*, males, 853; females, '
2,048. The expenditure for school purposes
during the year was $1, 743,563. The report
insists that each section of the territory
should net $50,000,000 out of its school
lands, and that none of them should be sold
for less than $30 to $50 per acre. He ad
vises renting them for a term of years.
The remarkable success of Col. Morton in
developing revenue and satisfaction from his
fine strains of poultry, and the scarcity of the
feathered animals in this section, has stimu
lated a good deal of attention in that direc
tion. Among those who have invested is a
rising young attorney, who had shipped to
him from the east two dozen chickens of one
of the families most noted as egg producers.
Quite a lauirh was had at his expense on their
arrival, when it was found that twenty-three
out of the twenty-four proved to be roosters.
As he is a Republican he had little use for
that persuasion.
Bonanza Farmer*.
It has been supposed that the very large
farms were confined almost entirely to north
Dakota. The Ash to a Herald says of the
farms of E. M. Larrison and J. E. Labrie, in
Spink, who have just shipped 650 Spanish
Merino sheep from Wisconsin: Messrs.
Larrison and Labrie are two of our largest
and most enterprising farmers, their farms
embracing some 23,000 acres, mostly under
cultivation. They have raised this season
about 25,000 bushels of grain — mostly wheat.
They believe mixed farming is the most
profitable, and safest way of farming, an -I
during the last year they have invested quite
heavily in stock. Last fall . they purchased
the Oak Gulch property in Clark county, and
this season placed on it a herd of 430 cattle.
Their herd made a rapid growth, their range
being a large and finely watered tract.
White Stone Hills Battlefield.
The LaMoure Chrvnkh has this Informa
tion in regard to an - early Dakota matter
about which there lias been doubt: J. O.
Luce, of Groton, who -was In the "White Stono
S»" ? best TONIC. .?.
n££ w 1 * 1 , 101 ?* cotnbinlnff Iron with pure
rw2 A c tonl 2- S nlci 'y «« completely
HMn^^l^^ for DfaeaSC3 Of **•
It is Invaluable for D!«cmm nernliar to
Women, and all who left i^.taWv" *
Itdoes no: injure the teeth, cause heidache or
It enriches and purifies the blood, stimulates
the appetite, aids the assimilation of food iS
Item Heartburn and BeK-Wn" aud S (™gt£
ens the muscle* and nerves «'»"*
For Intermittent Fevers, Lassitude, lack of
Energy. &c. it has no equal.
«- The genuine has alwve trade ruarV and
crossed red lines on wrapper. Take no other
Hills fl?ht, in ISG3, lias been making a search
of the battle ground. This famous battle
occurred in the coteaaSi about thirty otitet
southwest of LaMonre. it has remained up
to this time shrouded in mystery. First
Lieutenant Henry P. Bitaitia, of the Twenty
fifth infantry, now acting quartermaster at
Fort M— a toa, was in company with Mr.
Luce, and will report to the department that
the place found is the battle ground above
referred to. Lieut. Ritzius says that in all
probability there will be a monument erected
at the place showing the names of tie killed.
According to the reports in the wVr office,
twenty-three enlisted men and one officer,
Lieut. Leavitt, of Du(>uque, died. Th offi
cer was removed, while the bodies of the real
were buried on the battle ground in one lanxe
crave. This grave, or what is left of it,
Lieut. Ritzius found. The bones of both
men and bones, all except the skulls of four
of the latter, have long since been carried
off by relic hunters. Mr. Luce estimate!
that over 100 of the Indians were killed in
the engagement, and states that about sev
enty-five were taken prisoners; also, that a
large amount of personal property, including
some vermin, belonging to the" red skins,
was destroyed.
-■I Striking Mirage.
The Leola Banner in McPherson county in
an account of a very striking mirage re
cently seen there pays: Ordinary corn shocks
resembled grata stacks, and indeed every
elevated object was for a time being on
stilts. A drove of cattle two miles distant,
when on hills, looked like a troop of ele
phants in caravan array. Atone time they
descended into a ravine, and the delighted
audience expected to lose sight of the ani
mals entirely. When in the ravine only tho
upper portions of them could be distin
guished by the spectators when occupying
the level ground. By stepping from tho
ground to a doorway about a foot high, ■
party of three were surprised to find that the
animals had apparently grown In hehiht al
least twenty feet, and by jumping up and
down would increase and diminish alter
nately in magnitude. During this time,
when entirely in view, they resembled noth
ing other than huge masses of moving
substance. These strange distortions, taken
together with the many phases of magnified
pastoral beauty, presented a scene that its
fortunate audience will not soon forget.
Olris and Dairies.
A writer in the New Rockford Transcript
shows in this that there is a fine opening for
marriageable young ladies in Foster county,
and a scarcity of dairy products also: About
our girls. Well, sir, they are not very plenty,
that is marriageable ones, but when you find
one Fhe is precious beyond the appreciation
of words; what do you think of a county con
taining over seven hundred voters with only
some two hundred families In it, little, big,
married and single 1 Bach is the case in
Foster county. But We don't despair, beauty
inevitably gravitates to the brave, and I
notice when the claim shanty sheds its shabby
habUanwnta and a snug little cottage emerges
from that ugly chrysalis it don't have to wait
long for a fair occupant.
And then our stock is not behind by any
means. Our nutritious grasses build more
meat on the hams of a steer In a given time
than the famous bine grass of Old Kentuck
itself. Fact. And our butter and cheese —
well, we have not done much in that line,
yet what we do make Is equal to the best.
I won't say anylhlntr about the hens, for they
bold the product of their art at such Inflated
prices that only the wealthy know there an;
any in the country.
Well rid.
Whether the editor of the Griphlc at Kim
ball was overheard delivering this prayer or
not, it indicates the disposition of many of.
the fraternity In Dakota: "Now that there
remains no doubt about the election of Cleve
land, I pray thee to erect a derrick to assist
me In alighting in the Democratic camp
where I may get my fill of fish and bread.
Enable me to satisfy the patriarchs in the
party that I was always sound in the faith,
and like the children of Ohio, 'all thin to
all men' for the sake of an office. Enable
me to withstand the taunts and jeers of black
Republicans who will vex and persecute me
because I have chosen to dwell with the
Democratic party, who hath poetoffices to be
stow upon^such as I am. Tby servant dotb
promise to be a rock rooted, copper riveted,
mountain buttressed Democrat from thif
hour until a change cometh -I mean Lord, a
change of administration, and ."
I'aryo Southern.
The Fargo Southern has recently occupied
its handsome building in Fargo, just com
pleted, and Is quit*; as well equipped for
business as either of the old roads. The de
pot Is a model of the kind, and the road also
last week opened an office on Broadway. It
is fortunate in having for ita local managers
men like Eddy and Taylor, who are veteran
railroadmen, and attract business by tbeii
affability and courtesy. Railroad traffic is not
generally very flush at present, bat this new
road is extremely popular at Fargo and wi»h
the business men of north Dakota generally,
and in consequence secures a big share ol
the business. With the extensions antici
pated next year this will become one of the
great lines. It is peculiarly a Fargo enter
prise, and one of which the city is justly
Democratic l"avor.
The young and handsome editor of the
Valley City Times was the fortunate loser in
this bet: A Cleveland girl here bet an equal
number of kisses against a pair of roller
skates that Grover would carry New York by
10,000 majority. As she paid the bet the
lucky Republican softly murmured that it was
the first time he ever found favor in a Demo
cratic administration.
Believes aud cures
Sciatica, Lumbago,
Soreness. Cuts, Brulsss. '
itntvs, scalds, j
And All other bodily adits
tuiii pains.
Sold by sl l nrnniau and
I>?nler^. Directions In 11
Tb« Charles A. Vogeler Co.
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