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Additional Details Concerning the
Company and More Facts About
the Lack of Water.

a Large Number of Old Soldiers Re
ceiving- Their Pensions at the
District Court.
1 Day of Gloom in the Police Court
Occasioned by a Song from the
Everybody Rejoicing Over the Inauguration,
but in a Quiet and Modest
Eeal "Estate and Court Grind— Filed
with the Secretary— Scraps of City
Plans of the Company— The Fire Department
On yesterday the scene of the fire which
destroyed the St. Paul plow works the pre
vious night was one of great activity. The
salvage was found to be quite large and
workmen were set at work at once to build a
temporary shed to house the goods in that
were saved. The fire came at a very inop
portune time, while the company was work
ing a full force and stretching every nerve to
manufacture stock for the spring trade which
was just opening very propitiously for the
company. Iv regard "to the future affairs of
the company no plan has yet been decided
upon. The plant was owned by a number of
. gentlemen beaded by W. B. Dean and was
j leased by the company. Mr. Dean said yes
! terday that no step had been taken to re
! build, nor would be for some time.
But $40,000 of insurance was involved in
: the fire. During the working season the
company usually carried more than this on
the outside, but this was omitted this year,
'by accident probably. The following is the
corrected list:
St. Pad Fire & Marine Agency—
St. Paul Fire & Marine $5,000
Connecticut of Hartford 1,500 -
Girand of Philadelphia 1,500
S. S. Eaton—
Royalof Liverpool $2,000
PUnix of ulirooklyii 2,000
( "iH-t-iis of Liverpool 2,000
Imperial of London 2,000
lru-urar.ee Usociution of North
America 2,000
W: O. Strickland—
New Hampshire of Manchester 52,000
Total on stock 520.000
St. Paul Fire & Marine Agency—
Glenns Falls of Mew lork 21,500
German American of New Fork 2,500
Phoenix of London 2,500
• City of London 2,500
American Central, St. Louis .... 2.500
New Orleans 1.000
! Washington of Boston 2,500
National of Hartford 2.500
Lancashire of England , 2,500
Total on b li'dlngs and stock $40,000
of the St. Paul plow works, destroyed by fire
Tuesday night, was held yesterday afte rnoon,
j nearly all the shareholders being in attend
ance. The matter of insurance first came
•up and it was decided that no action with
regard to the reconstruction of the works
should be taken until after the losses had
been adjusted. The propriety of turning the
unfinished contracts over to the ' Harvester
'Works company was discussed incidentally,
but for the reason stated no • action was
In conversation with Hon. William Daw
eon, the treasurer of the company, last night,
that gentleman said that it had Dot been de
cided whether or not the works would be
rebuilt. The original plant, he said, was
owned by the old company nnd leased to the
present corporation. The plant cost about
$35,000, and he thought it could be replaced
for $25,000 or $30,000. According to Mr.
Lunn the loss would be in the neighborhood
of $35,000, aside from the insurance, which
was $40,000. The business had been very
prosperous under the new management and
the stockholders were satisfied with their in
It is estimated that nearly a hundred me
chanic* were thrown out of work by the fire,
and as the business was paying good profits.
it is thought the works will be reconstructed.
There are two circumstances connected
with the handling of the tire with the facta of
which the public ought to be acquainted.
First the cistern was out of water, and sec
ond the rebuilt Hop- engine proved unser
viceable. In regard to the cistern It was
thought at first that it had been disarranged
by accident; but further Investigation by
Assistant Chief Jackson early yesterday
morning showed that the trouble was in the
bending of an Iron armature through which
the valve rod rune, deflecting the rod out >f
Its course and leading it away from the valve.
To straighten this armature required three or
four heavy blows with a hammer, which
fined to Indicate that considerable force
had been required to beud it In the first j
place, and that It could have hardly beeu
done accidentally. It is a fact that In a
former Inspection of these cisterns it was
fouud that the same condition of things ex
isted in the one near the Nelson lumber
works. This was remedied, and two weeks
ago nn inspection of the cisterns showed they
were in go.nl order. In regard to the failure
of the engine to perform Its duty, it is stated
that trouble was llrst occasioned by low water
in the boiler, and later by some uuknown
cause, as on yesterday it was tested thoroughly
by three engineers and found to work all
right. Its failure to respond to the demand
made upou it the previous evening is a
mystery, the solution of which will depend
probably on or.- of two hypotheses — incom
petency of the engineer or an obscure disar
rangement of tbe machinery. Were it not
for these two unfortunate circumstances,
which nre being further investigated, the
assistant chief is confident that he would
have beeu able to prevent a large part of the
damage done. There ha* been complaint
that be did not turn in a general alarm when
he found himself unable to cope
with the fire The fact was that
I general alarm would have called
three more engines to the fire, only one ol
which could have been used, while it would
have left the central cart of the city unpro
tected. Instead of doing this he telephoned
for the owe engine that could be of service.
Chief Black was at home sick a- bod at the
time of the Ore.
"1 Cold Day When We Get Left" at the Grand
Roller Kink Festivities—
The largest audience of tbe week assem
bled at the Grand last night to witness the
farewell performance of the "Parlor Match"
company, the quaint comicalities of which,
odd situation andfuauy specialty business
managed to keep the audience convulsed
with laughter.
A CJtlt.t.T PAT AT TttS GR.VXtV.
Tlse new and popular farce-comedy, "A
Cold Day when we Get Left," will be pro
duced at tie- Grand to-night for lbs first time
tn this city, and as the entertainment has
been accorded a hearty reception in the
Eastern cities, a big turn out in,:
a bushel of fun may be expevted.
The production Ss described* as highly randcaS
nnd amusing, with ju*t enough* plot od
which to string a variety of fine songs,
dances, character sketches and side-splitting
situations. The *tagc effects are said to be
surprisingly novel and effective. and the
• chief vharra consists in the musical feature*
The force blurts on the »'.r»uge advealurv»
of two ladies and a photograph fiend, the
whole being Ten* fenny.
A novel exhibition took place at the Sum
mit Avenue roller rink last n g it. being a
coo tot on roller skates between several let-
carriers of the postotEce department. The
conditions » to thai the contestant* should
be unacquainted with the art d
roller si.aU :g *ud judging from
j the unique and funny exhibition that fol
j lowed they were all knew to the rollers.
The contestants were J. Brown, W. Abra
hamson, J. Norris, L. Moore and jF. Richa.
After one of the most amusing exhibitions
that has probably ever been witnessed on
roller skates, the palm was awarded to Mr.
Moore, who received the first prize, five dol
lars; time, 9:15. The second prize, three
dollars in money, was awarded to Mr. Abra
Arrangements have been made for a con
test on roller skates between several police
officers of the force, to take place at the Sum
mit Avenue Roller rink next Saturday even
A fancy dress carnival will be given at the
Summit Avenue Roller rink on Thursday,
the 19 th inst.
To-night is souvenir night at the Exposi
tion, roller rink on Fourth street, and Mana
ger Carter has prepared a splendid program
for the occasion.
The sale of 6eats for the production of "A
Social Wreck," a new musical comedy by
Major Hand, opens at the box office of the
Grand at 9 o'clock this morning.
Mr. Chas. P. Rowley,former floor manager
of the Jackson street roller rink, and Miss
Laura Schuler will give an exhibition iv
combination skating at this. rink to-night,
A scientific and interesting entertainment is
Hon. William Dawson — have just read
the president's messpge. It is patriotic in
tone, good reading and th? sentiments are
fine, but after a careful perusal I think it
wholly uou-committal.
A large flag was flung to the breeze on the
highest cupola of Hotel Ryan yesterday in
honor of the inauguration of President Cleve
• ***
Walking down Third street yesterday af
ternoon I accosted an old Democratic friend
and naturally, under the circumstances, I
extended my hand in congratulation on the
inauguration of our man. He of course ac
cepted my hand.but assumed such a dejected
air that I feared the rehearsal of some bad
news. ''It's all right, my boy," said he,
'but from the present outlook I prophesy
that in four months from now all the great
manufacturing establishments in the country
will be closed." I confess I was staggered
and timidly suggested that perhaps he antici
pated some radical innovations from the new
cabinet, but assured him I had every confi
dence in the new executive. Sadly he looked
at me, but the old merry twinkle came back
to his eye as he quietly remarked, "Four
months from to-day will be the 4th of July."
Now the good old Democrat who sold me on
that mouldy chestnut was Col. John S. Prince,
and I want him to know that I have passed it
along. '
And there was Joe Spiel, a Democrat true,
who hung out the banner of red, white and
blue, in welcome acclaims to salute the new
deal. Now this to some people may seem
rather queer, but. high license or low.Joe will
stick to his beer.
The flag waved proudly from the city hall
tower yester lay.
Scene: Postoffice of the house Enter city
attorney, who attempts to pass a new door
Doorkeeper None but members allowed
in the house to-day, sir.
Mr. Murray, tipping his hat politely — I un
derstand; you see I am an ex-member.
Doorkeeper Tbat little scheme has been
worked on me a half dozen times to-day uud
it's played out. At this point a member
came up and after explanations Mr. Murray
went in.
Scene: Clarendon hotel. Time: Dinner
hour yesterday. Enterfestive boarder who has
been celebrating,*
Boarder — Hurrah for Cleveland! Hurrah!
whoop her Dp; we've got there at last.
Col. Welz l'll tell you, my friend, dot
there wont be a single factory running In
this country four months from to-day.
Boarder, somewhat dazed — Why-
Col. Welz — Because it will be the Fourth of
July. They all drank with him.
John Hinkle — We observed tbe day out at
lierrlam Park in fine shape this morning. I
raised the color? on the observatory at Union
Park in honor of both the annexation and
the inauguration.
County Treasurer Burton had occasion to
doubly celebrate the glorious 4th of March,
for a son was born unto his bodsc yesterday.
The new arrival ought to be fully Imbued
with good Democratic principles, coming, us
he does, upon the dawning of a new era.
Oliver Demnss of West St. Paul was landed
nt the cooler late list evening for indulging
in the brutal pastime of whipping his wife.
Detective John O'Connor arrested John
Allen, proprietor of a saloon at No. &60,
East Seventh street, having in his possession
1287.95 and a huge revolver. }{_• also took
in DBS Charles Anderson with no rhino, but
a pair of murderous brass knuckles. Both
were locked up on a charge- of larceny. It
Was thought some one hail been held up for
what they had, but no further facts could be
Joseph Wcrick, who passed last year with
the St. Paul line Ball club, has signed for
this season to play short-stop with the Nash
The wife of P. J. Egan. yardtntster of the
St. Paul & Duiutb railway, ill with consump
tion for the last year, died yesterday morn
The Northern Pacific Refrigerator Car
company Ins made ft contract with the Con
tinental Cattle company for the purchase of
nil their beef for the Season of ISS.I. The
amount shipped by the Continental Cattle
company in IBS 4 was 13,000 beeves. This
year it will probably be a good deal more.
The excavation In Central nark is being
tilled up at the rate of two loads of dirt a
minute during the ten working hours of the
day. It is expected that the park will be
ready for soding by the Ist of May.
Mr. Baumgnrten, one of the representa
tives from Wabasha county, residing In tbe
city of Wabasha, received a telegram from his
wife yesterday morning, spying: "Come
borne as soon as possible. Burned out.
Everything lost." In response to the tele
gram Mr. Baumgartea left for home by the
1:30 p.m. train. Mr. Baumgarten carried
on a hotel and liquor business on Main
■street, Wabasha. He valued his stock, fix
tures and ho-*.-'- effects at $6,000, on
which he had on y $1,300 Insurance. He has
the sympathy of hi* fellow members and ac
quaintances generally in his misfortune.
Mrs. Shan ley. wife of the late John Shan-
Icy, and 'be mother of Rsv. Father Shanlev,
died at her residence on Marshall avenue at
3:30 o'clock yesterday morning. The de
ceased was a most estimable lady aad ad
mired and beloved for her many admirable
qualities of hear*. and tool by'ali who knew
her. The funeral will take place at 9 o'clock
to-morrow morning.
Pension Day.
Yesterday being pension day.at the county
clerk's ollice, Clerk Bell and his corps of
deputies were kept upon the jump from S in
t'le mornioz until s o'clock In the afternoon.
That office was an excellent place to observe
humanity in all its conditions, as there came
all rha«es from the well-to-do and sleek mer
chant to the most" impoverished citizen — the
nch, the poor, the sick, the able-bodied? the
hiiad, the halt and the cripple. Four hun
dred pensioners and more visited th clerk
during the hours given, and received vouch
ers for sums ranging from $30 to 190. An ap
proximate estfmate of the amount involved
ccuid not be reached, though it will doubt
less foot no a snug sum. Many of the peti
tioner* are of the belief that th!* work is
under Jurisdiction of : the government
authorities, and that it was necessary to
aasasse a complaining attitude to properly
impress the officials and crrate sympathy.
One could - be?, seen with a trombone voice
rapping his broad chest* and growling about
his lunes,* and another dolefully shaking his
bead and running over bis multitudinous
ills. The bulk, however, was of veterans
and widows, and the old',' vet" needs to trump
up no excuse for drawing his pension. . In .
all these cases the clerk is allowed a fee, but
Mr. Bell almost invariably declines to receive
the recompense, which is provided for his
services. In some instances it is necessary
for the deputies to visit the pensioner, on ac
count of the latter's inability to.cet to the
office, but in one instance yesterday the ap
plicant was hauled in a spring wagon com
fortably piled with bedding to the clerk's
The Usual Police Court Grist Ground Out
There was a little difficulty between Mose
Saunders and Ccesar Warren, two gem-men
of color, the other night, which almost re
sulted in bloodshed. The row was • over a
bleached or terra cotta blonde, who formerly
passed as Saunders' wife, but who left him a
short time ago to reside with the *-' family of
Caesar Warren . Mose couldn't stand the
idea of being separated from his turtle dove,
and while possessed of the emerald-eyed
monster he went to the Warren mansion and
requested to see the little lady. Caesar met
him with a gun, saying he .■_.•_ would have
no monkey work around his . diggin's. and
Mose got behind a door and said, "For Lord's
sake, honey, don't shoot, or there'll be a dead
coon." After a peek-a-boo act Mose slipped
out and got a warrant for Caesar's arrest. He
was put under bonds to keep the peace.
There will be poker-playing in the land,
and when a man opens a jack pot and finds
himself left he wont need to squeal on the
president of the game either. Selah. When
the case of John Thomas and several
other gentlemen charged, with gam
bling was called yesterday it was
shown that they had only played
a modest' social game and they were all dis
charged. M. Jacobs, the complaining wit
ness who blew in his lump at the game, was
fined twenty-five large bills for contempt of.
court in not appearing when be was, wanted.
D. Ensley amuses himself by thumping
his wife and making her existence otherwise
pleasant. They have been living a cat-and
dog life for years and the other day she
slapped him as he deserved. Then he
knocked her down and walked on her. He
went, to the bastile for thirty days and will
give bonds.
Mike Morrisey cabbaged a pair of pants from
a dummy in frontof a hand-me-down store.
lie was sentenced to sixty days, but on giv
ing the court a good talk and promising to
leave town, his sentence was suspended.
Mike Ryan, a mere boy, had been drunk and
howling on the street, and he went over for
fifteen days.
The ease of N. Anderson was one of the
saddest of the year. Anderson had been
working hard for a couple of years and had
scraped' together {400. He came
to town Tuesday to see the
elephant and he saw It go round and
round through the medium of the booze
goblet, and when night came bis head felt
like a whole torchlight procession and he was
in fairy land. When he awoke yesterday his
head was as large as a procession, but there
was no gayety in it and besides he had been
touched for bis boodle and arrested for carry
ing concealed weapons, the gun forsooth,
which he bought to protect himself with.
The case of C. Lytic, charged with steal
ing a harness, was continued to the 7th.
United States Circuit Court.
[Before Judge Nelson. |
M.B.Lee vs. North German Fire Insur
ance company; judgment for $750 entered
for plaintiff.
District Court.
| Before Judge Wilkin. \
EM. Dean vs. L. D. Hodge, assignee of
St. Paul Harvester works; appeal from disal
lowance; on trial by jury. .
[Before Judge Brill.!
11. S. Livingston et al. vs. Mary E. Ives et
al. ; action to clear deed heretofore given.
I Before Judge Simons. |
Matter of insolvency of James M. Smith &
Co.; petition for appointment of receiver;
on trial.
Charles L. Dana, minor, vs. Burlington,
Cedar Rapids «fc Northern Railroad company;
$25,000 not excessive if accepted, amount al
lowed to stand otherwise; new trial granted;
decision on motion for new trial.
C.A.Gorman vs. W. Barrio on etal.;
suit for collection of $120 interest.
John W. Willis vs. Erie Telegraph and
Telephone company; damages of $10) ask d
for location of telephone pole on corner of
Rice street and Aurora avenue.
Bohn Manufacturing company vs. Daniel
D. Doyle, Robert J. Bennett' and Patrick
White; judgment asked in sum of $1,501.12
for building material furnished.
Probate Court.
fßefore Judge McGrorty.j
Insanity of John Roscnfcldt; examined
and discharged.
Municipal Court.
Before Judge Burr.)
J. W. Thomas et al. ; gambling; dis
M. Jacob, contempt; same.
O'Lcary & Williams, violating building or
dinance; continued to the stb.
('. Warren, disorderly; bond given.
1). Ernsly, assault; thirty days.
W. Morrissey, larceny; sentence sus
M. Ryan, drunk and disorderly; fifteen
N. Anderson, concealed weapon; confis
C. I.ytle, larceny; continued to the 7th.
A. Johnson et al., vagrancy; dismissed.
F. Carlisle, same; thirty days.
A. Coyne, drunk; five days.
St. Paul Real Estate.
TESVSRDAT's ti'.s-.-em.
John J. Watson to Mary A. Ban?, part of
lot 9, block 6, A. G. Fuller's addi
tion $1,100
Charles A. Lienan rt »' to Gustav Hart
man, lot IS, blo« k .'>. Woodbury & Case's
addition 600
J.N. >now to Job > C. Nelson, lots 14, 15
and 16. bio 3, Hitchcock's addition... 653
Carrie A. * At to Samuel - aldson. lot
4, block g^t'oilege place we*: divis
ion WO
Chari-s R. Strong to C. T. Leigh, lot 11,
Stock ft, Holcomb*! addition 3,100
Patrick H. Kelly to Join .'nhaosen et a., .
lot 6. block 9. De Bow, Smith. Kiaque &
Williams' addition : 500
David A*! McKialay to J. £. Atherton. lots
1. * and 3. block 3. E. M. Macknbia's
addition 3,975
William Towoseod to Eugene tfarlaa, east
bait of northeast t,n .>.r of section 23.
town g"*, range 22 "ft 300
F. G. Wheeler to Martha «'•!«•. lot 16,
block 14. Lawton'- subdivision of Brawn
& Jackson's subdivision 525
E. J. Mot: to John S. Priedemaa, lot 1,
. block 1, Farrington & Kecneys addi
tion 6.500
William G. G*-ton to Thcnas Cochran, fY V
Jr., et al.. lot 23. block 7. De Bow,
Smith. Riaqae & Williams' addi: oa {q.
c.d.) «00
arn.ni>* ft-rutt'*
BaiMias: In«p?ctor John«on isssei tbs follow- ;
in? permits to ootid yesterday:
Joseph L-ermers, one story frame dt'tcben
a-idilton. ISx!6, M side of Chester
street, between Chicago and Plato JJO3
Angust Km. one-and-a-aalf story frame
dwelline, ltfsO. and kitchen. l-*xl4.
east side of Winslow arenae, between
Elizabeth and Loui*a, West st. Pan! 503
R. ParvkalL. one- I ad .-.'-■ frame
dwelling and kitckea. east side of Wins
low ataaaa. between Elizabeth and
Loois-c West St. Pad 500
J. B. Parsley, two-story frame dw»UJas.
SCxiV ea»t sHs of Bradley street, be
tween York and Wfc::_;! ... 4.490
; St. Pas'. Plow Work*. oae-stcry frame
«aed. SCat 1 "*. north sHe of Seventh street,
between Earl sad Phalen «go
Eobert Saitk. ane-story frame jfciicbea,
B_ls, nortk aide of Morton timet, be
tween Chippewa Delaware jqo
1 Jtme* Jordan, tbree «tory brick fore and
dweHia*. **x«0. we-t -fie of D, k a .
MM between Fair-eld % and Indiana.
West St. Fai1..... ........ 7.CDO
TotaL 7 : valce J:e.«o
Plans of Operation of the St- Paul,
Brainerd & Northern Rail
way Company.
The Tripartite Association Likely to
Be Abolished at a Meeting in
Chicag-o Next Week.
Reorganization of the Joint Western Classifi
cation Committee Into an Association
*.?Y With a Commissioner. ?Y- : y
A Serious Misunderstanding With the North
western ■ Traffic Association, Which
V Threatens the Manitoba's Business.
TJiat Road Wan's a Larger Per Vent, of Its
. v.c• Through Rate Entities*.
Special to the Globe. .
:: Chicago, March 4. — A somewhat serious
misunderstanding has arisen between the
St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba railroad
and the lines in the Northwestern Traffic
association, that threatens to take the Mani
toba east-bound business via Milwaukee and
Grand Haven, instead of through Chicago.
The disturbance is due to a difference of
opinion regarding the division of
rates. Heretofore the Manitoba road
for its haul from St. Vincent to the Minne
sota transfer, has been allowed 50 per cent,
of the through rate to Chicago, and the lines
from. the Minnesota transfer to Chicago the
remaining half. The Manitoba company
has now notified.the lines in the Northwest-,
crn association that it will in the future be
satisfied with no less tl*an. 60 per cent.,allow
ing its St. Paul connections but 40 per cent.
It is practically assured that the latter will
not accede to the proposed terms, and nego
tiations are said to be pending between the
Manitoba and Wisconsin Central for carry
ing the Manitoba's entire grain out-put to a
connection with the Grand Trunk's Grand
Haven route. The traffic would then go east
over the Grand Trunk, thus giving this line
and the Canadaian Pacific (via Port Arthur) a
practical monopoly of the Manitoba east
bound grain transportation. The con
summation of "the arrangement with
the Wisconsin Central will depend, it is
said, upon the ola matter of an interpreta
-tion of the contract by which this road uses
the Milwaukee & St. Paul tracks from Schleis
ingerville into Milwaukee. Should it be found
that the St? Paul company has the "leverage"
on the Wisconsin Central, the latter will
doubtless be forced into harmonious relations
with the Northwestern Traffic association,
and the Manitoba will be compelled to
accept the terms dictated by the associa
tion. The matter is one of greater
importance than would casually appear, from
the fact that a diversion of the Manitoba east
bound traffic .via the Graud Haven route,
would not only deprive the Northwestern asso
ciation lines of- the haul from St. Paul to Chi
cago, but would also give the Grand Trunk
a monopoly of the traffic which eastward
from Chicago is now divided among all East
ern trunk lines.
Bt. Paul, Brainerd A Northern.
The passage of the bill transferring the
land grant of the proposed Duluth <fc Win
nipeg road to the St. Paul, Braiuerd & North
ern has i been awaited with interest in
railroad circles. The latter road now will
most likely be built, as the $3,750,000 bonds
of the company Mr. Kindred was arranging
for to be put in the Eastern market, have
been contracted for to open April 1.
The projection is wholly a Minnesota en
terprise, though Eastern capital is backing it.
The projectors when they first conceived the
scheme of building the line took a trip of
two weeks over the country where it would
run, traveling in* that time over 180 miles of
the best agricultural land thatcould be found.
The soil was loamy, and wooded with hard
maple and soft pine. The line ran from St.
Paul to Anoka, thence to Princeton, up the
Rum river to some point on the Mille Lacs
lake, thence to Brainerd, and some point on
the west end of Leech lake, and from thence
to Red Lake Falls and Crookston
by the . most feasible and direct route.
Work will be commenced early lv the spring,
and pushed forward as rapidly as possible.
It is their intention to run the line up to
Red Lake as soon as the Indian reservation
is opened.
The present officers of the organization
are as follows:
President, E. D. Webster; vice president,
H. O. Havill; secretary and treasurer, F. B.
Thompson. These three, with C. F. Kin
dred, W. E. Seelye, G. S. Can field, J. R.
Howes, G. T. Hartley and C. B. Sleeper will
constitute the board of directors; all residing
at Brainerd.
To Be Renrgnniz'd.
It Is the intention to reorganize the Joint
Western Classification committee iuto the
Joint Western Classification association!
which is to cover all the roads west and
northwest from Chicago to the Pacific coast.
lustead of having a chairman of the commit
tee, who is an officer of one of the Inter
ested roads, a ' commissioner Is to
be Sleeted for the association who
bas no connection with auy road.
He will be a full salaried officer and have
power to fix temporary classification until
the association can meet and take action
thereon. By this arrangement It Is believed
many difficulties will be avoided and classi
fication mutters more easily settled. It is
generally understood that Mr. Iglehard of
the Northwestern, the present sec
retary of the classification committee, is to be
the commissioner of the new association.
Mr. Paul Morton, assistant general freight
agent of the Burlington, bas been appointed
chairman of the Joint Western Classification
committee, in place of W.S. Wellen, resigned,
to -serve uutil the above arrangement can be
T/i«* Tripartita Agreement.
It is understood that a meeting of the
Western Trunk Line as*ociatlon will be held
in Chicago Some time next week to take ac
tion regarding its further continuance. The
L'ainn Pacific, it is thought, is opposed to
taking any definite action regarding tbe as
sociation at present, but wants the present
trace to continue until tbe final
status of the Transcontinental association
and the Colorado-Utah a«- xdation has been
definitely determined. The Union Pacific
does not want to antagonize the Northwest
ern and Burliagtoa ."-•'■ pre
fers to avoid a conflict with that, until It is
knowa how far they Intend to carry out their
schemes of building new lines into Union
Paciiic territory. -
Along th* Manitoba.
The Manitoba emigration officials state
that they sold more land during Janniry and
February of th!.- year than they did during
the same time last year, and note this as an
Indication for a heavy emigration to the
Northwest this season. The company has
ever two million acre* of land yet for tale
along the line from SO. Paul toft. Vincent,
ranging in price irom ii to $$ per acre, ex
cept in the Bed river valley, where special
rates ot $3 are offered for the
purpose of stimulating emigration.
A large number of inquiring letters are be
ing received from Nebraska. Kansas, Texas,
Kentucky and West Virginia. There wfl
be a general rush for the government land
about Devii's Lake, as it is the only section
in Northeastern Dakota which is exclusively
government land, and tbe pre-emption law
will most likely be repealed this year.
'irn—r* I Notes.
The east-hound freight rate situation from
Chicago eontinurs to be slightly irregular, aa
some of the '.ices are operating upon tbe
basis of 20 cents on grata and 25 cents on
provisions to New Tor*, while some of tbe
iruak lines are maintaining the fall tariff
A meeting of the Western Lumber associa
tion will be held some time next week at
Chicago. Geo. Jl.Rzme, G. W. Sfldgely and
J. H. Hiland will s-bmit a plan for' a re
organization of the association. It Is likely
that the proposed basis will involve the"; for
mation of two gross money pools.
It is said that a fast freight line will soon
he inaugurated to operate between St. Louis
and St. Paul, making the distance in thirty
seven hours. The. route will be the St.
Louis, Keokuk & Northwestern, the Burling
ton, Cedar Rapids & Northern and the Min
neapolis & St. Louis? '• ;
* The order issued Feb. 27 by the Nickle
Plate line to agents to stop receiving freight
on account of snow has been canceled, and
the line is again open for business.
The letter-bead used by the passenger de
partment of the Manitoba is one of the pret
tiest and tastiest that could be arranged. It
is planned by H. Warren, general passenger
agent. f"T," *£.■?•* 'V , '-,'-•*
A publication that appeared in the Pioneer
Press, stating that the Omaha road bad is
sued a new, commercial rebate book, is en
tirely a mistake as the company has not is
sued the book, or signified any intention of
doing so. The publication has caused the
traffic men much unpleasantness and they
are generally hot. ■ •/ ff. ??'!
Wr. William Wincup, proprietor of -the
Depot hotel, Peoria, 111., is in the city. He
was at one time a ticket clerk in St. Paul.
The lunch counter at the Union depot was
opened to the public yesterday morning, and
it was immediately besieged by a crowd of
hungry arrivals on the early eastern trains.
The spread was inviting and a large force
was behind the counter prepared to take in
all the cash the traveling public might wish
to exchange for an equivalent. The affair
is very tasty and in keeping with the gen
eral pleasant appearance of the depot.
' Mrs. Briarley of Minneapolis lost a pocket
book containing several railroad passes and
some three or four dollars in silver on the
Milwaukee Short line train yesterday.
General Manager Van Home of the Cana
dian Pacific road arrived in the city yester
day, on his way from Winnipeg to -Mon
The monthly earnings of the St. Paul &
Duluth road were computed yesterday. In
February, 1884, they amounted to $54,950.73,
and $64,438.48 for February of this year, a
gain of $9,487.75.
F. D. Underwood, superintendent of the
Southern Minnesota division of the Milwau
kee road, with headquarters at La Crosse,
was in the city yesterday.
The Northern Pacific passenger department
bas issued a Yellowstone Park folder entitled
Alice's Adventures In the New Wonder
land. It is a story taken from a letter
written by Alice at the park to Edith in
London, describing her journey through the
park. On the outside cover of the folder is
the portrait of a blooming English girl in
tpurist's costume. The inside pages contain
many engravings of points of interest aloug
the line.
The general superintendent of the Pull
man Car company has sent out notices
to heads of departments throughout the
country of the death of D. M. Welch at
Dresden, Germany, former general superin
tendent of the company.
• Assistant President Winter and General
Superintendent Whitney of the Omaha road
have gone to Chicago.
President Manvel of the St. Paul Union
Depot company and Branson positively
deny that there is any disturbance of their
pleasant relations. The Globe reported
merely current gossip. Mr. Brim -ton has
given eminent satisfaction as superintendent
of the depot, ever faiftiful and watchful for
its best interests.
Grant Retirement Bill Passed— Speaker
Carlisle's Farewell Address.
Washington*, March 4. — The house was in
session all of last night, but a quorum was
present only at rare intervals. Many mem
bers were asleep in the cloak rooms and on
the gallery benches. The sergeant-at-arms
and door-keepers were kept busy stirring up
these slothful representatives of the people
whenever the roll was called for a vote. The
lowa contested election case was decided in
favor of Frederick. Who took the oath of
office. Mr. Randall, after a desperate effort
aud amid great applause, moved to take up
the Grant retirement bill. It was done and
after a brief fight passed, yeas
198, nays 78. Mr. Randall was
warmly congratulated by bis associates on
both sides of the house. The speaker was
authorized to telegraph Gen. Grant the ac
tion of tbe house. The appropriation bills
were all passed and ten minutes before 12
o'clock, according to the hands of the clock,
which hud beeu turned back that extent of
time, Mr. Springer as chairman of tbe com
mittee appointed to wait on the president
announced that it had performed its duty
and the president had notoing to communi
cate. At five minutes before 12
called the house to order and said:
Gentlemen of the House of Representa
tives: The work of the Forty-eighth congress
is now completed and the time bus come for
me to perform my last official act as
presiding officer of this house. I
would do violence to my own feelings and be
guilty of grossest ingratitude if I were to de
clare an adjournment without returning to
you individually and collectively my sincere
thanks for the complimentary resolution
passed this morning. I thank yon also, gen
tlemen, with equal sincerity, not only for the
confidence imposed in me at the beginning
of your labors here, but for the respect and
courtesy with which you have conducted all
your personal and official Intercourse with
"me since that time. The membership of
this house is so large, its business to great
and the struggle of the floor fur priority in
consideration of measures is so earnest that
without your
and support it would have been utterly im
! possible to have conducted business here in
an orderly and regular way. It Is simply
justice to say that your co-operation and sup
port have been cheerfully and promptly
given in every emergency, and to this fact
more than to anything else must be attribu
\ ted whatever measure of success ha 1 * attended
my efforts to preserve order and the faithful
! transaction of public business. Very few.
even among those who are best acquainted
j with legislative histories, have f fan
| adequate conception of the increased
labors and responsibilities devolving on COO
gress by the events of the last quarter of a
century," and none, I am sure, who have not
bad actual exper.ence can fully appreciate
| the difficulties of transacting the public bu=i-
and support It would have been utterly im
possible to have conducted business here in
an orderly and regular way. It is sim
justice to say that your co-operation and sup
port have been cheerfully and promptly
given iv every emergency, and to tbis fact
more than to anything else must be attribu
ted whatever measure of success has attended
my efforts to preserve order and the faithful
transaction of public business. Very few.
even among those who are best acquainted
with legislative histories, have ff an
adequate conception of the increased
labors and responsibilities devolving on COO
gress by the events of the last quarter of a
century," and none, lam sure, who have not
bad actual exper.ence can fully appreciate
the difficulties of transacting the public busi
ness in a body as large a3 this.
the bouse of representatives consisted
only of sixty-seven members, less than the
present membership of the senate. Slow
there are 325 members, besides the delegates
irom the territories.
In conclusion, gentlemen, I sba'l always
consider ; myself indebted to yon for
1 the highest honor of my life, the honor
of presiding over the deliberations of the
American house of representatives, a body
which, while it has always respected the just
authority of tbe government, has never failed
10 assert the rights of the people.
Renewing my sincere thanks for your
; assistance, for" your forbearance and for tbe
: expression of esteem and confidence you
: bare just placed on your record, and aspir
\ ing each one of you mv best wishes for his
• success in every honorable aspiration, I now
| declare this house adjourned sin'- die. •
As tbe speaker closed the boase cheered
\ and after a short time f pent in leave taking
proceeded to the senate to hear the inaug
ural address. -
State Auditor Brown of lowa, who was sus
pended from office by Gov. Sherman,, re
fused yesterday to tarn over tbe office, and
| was arrested and admitted to bail.
Got. Wilson of West Virginia was inau
j gurated yesterday.
The gate receipt! at the New Orleans ex
• position yesterday were $4,670. There is a
j strong sentiment in favor of keeping the cx
i position open till autumn.
Col- Fred Grant yesterday said that bis
i fatter bad passed a quiet and easier day, and
S was in all respects better than the prertoas
5 cay.
Another Investigation Ordered and Di-
N . rect Charges of Corruption
The Accused Ready for an Investigation
and Promise Rich Develop
Indians Ordered to Vacate the "Winne
bago Reservation Montana
The,Cnpital Muss Growing Worse.
Special to the Globe. •?Y
Bismarck, Dak., March 4.— -The house had
the usual skirmish on the capital removal
this morning, on a motion to hold the bill
from the council pendlusr the bribery inves
tigation. The motion was voted down, 23 to
25. The constitutional convention bill was
passed, ayes 33, nays 7. Those voting no
wercDeWoody, Johnson, McCumber, Oliver,
Pugh, Runlcle and Rice.
Mr. Gamble's bill providing for the
organization of counties, which is intended
to prevent the difficulties that have
arisen under the present system by providing
forthe election of officers upon organization
was passed. It requires a petition from 150
citizens before the preliminary steps are
The house passed the council subsidy for
the several railroad bills, including Smedley's
railroad commission and Oliver's open
market bill with but one opposing vote. Also
council bills authorizing Nelson county to
fund its indebtedness; amending the char
ter of Jamestown; legalizing the acts of
Sheriff Belding; amendiug section 511,
code of civil procedure; amending the Graf
ton charter; authorizing school district No. 78,
Walsh county, to issue bonds; amending
section. 237 of code of civil procedure,
amending section 553 of code of civil pro
cedure; reimbursing Brown county for sup
port of non-resident paupers; incorporating
Milbank; amending chapters 52 and 53,
lawsoflSB3; reducing fpe for advertising
delinquent taxes to ten cents for lands and
to five for lots, and legal advertising to
seventy-five and fifty cents; repealing chap
ter 99,' laws of 1SS1 ; the appropriation for the
pay of pages for the house. The house passed
its" bills as follows: Amending . section 78,
chapter 28, political code; amending the act
incorporating Parker; changing the name of
Logan township, Aurora county, to Piankin
ton; creatine the county of Winona; provid
ing for ascertaining the' acreage of timber;
for the relief of Milton C. Conners; author
izing Lawrence county to vote upon location
of county seat; creating the county of Wash
ington from the western part of Steveus
county; amendment to the act incorporating
the city of Chamberlain; funding the indebt
edness of Fort Ransom school township;
incorporating Big Stone City; appropriating
$40,000 for permanent improvements of the
penitentiary at Bismarck.
The council passed house bills authorizing
•the issues of bonds of indebtedness of Ram
sey, Sargent, Union, Edmunds, Aurora and
Dickey counties; also the house bill provid
ing for counties bidding in property offered
for delinquent taxes, when there are no
other bidders, and the house bill creating a
territorial board of agriculture and providing
for territorial and county agricultural socie
ties. The railroad tax bill was continued as
the sp<cial order for Friday, The house
bill extending suffrage was reported by the
committee on election, with an amendment
submitting it to vote at the uext general elec
tion. The council bills were passed author- J
izing county mutual insurance companies;
establishing independent school district of
socket; amending city charter of Yank
ton; amending Aberdeen charter.
The bill appropriating pay for furniture in
use in the capitol ordered by Hughes, presi
dent of the capital commission, was rejected,
ayes 7, noes 10.
was advanced with other house bills ou first
reading to its second reading and was refer
red to the special committee having similar
council bills in charge. The house
amendments to the railroad com
missi, , bill . were concurred
in and the bill now goes to the governor. The
amendment is similar to the amendment
adopted by the Minnesota legislature yester
day. President Westover took the paper and
offered the following:
Resolved, That a committee of live be ap
pointed by the chair to investigate the
charges of" corruption and attempted corrup
tion of members of this Legislative assembly
and offer of bribes by Alexander McKenzie,
A. W. Edwards, L. G. Johnson and W. F.
Steele, for the purpose of influencing the
votes upon the question of removal of the
capita] now pending before the legislature,
and that said committee be instructed to
proceed at the earliest possible moment
to take action with regard to
such charges and to procure witnesses and
take testimony, and they report their action
and findings with all convenience, speedily.
In advocating the resolution Westover
said from Information received he whs able
to prefer these charges against the persons
named and would further say some of them
have for years dealt in political corruption.
They have endeavored to scatter scandal
broadcast against gentlemen he knew well,
residents of his district, who have always
lived honorable lives, and whom he in
tended to protect. The resolution was adopted,
and the president protein, appoitcd stover,
Gamble, La Moure, Twomey and Farmer to
make the proposed Investigation. There is
much bad blood growing out of the charges
and counter charges in thin matter, and the
action of members frequently influenced on
important measures of th ■ course others have
taken upon this matter. The sectional lines
are so sharply drawn upon this bill that sev
oral members, who would be glad to kill the
measure by any direct means are forced to
feel that they ire forced to go with the South
or be Charged with acting corruptly.
Stripped of ail pr»judicc the
bribery case stands about as follows:
i De Woody yesterday placed in the bands nf
Gov. Fierce a sealed package said to contain I
11,000 given birn by the members of the
bouse Interest* 1 in the removal of the capi
tal from Bismarck to Pierre. It is claimed
that L. G. Jonnson and others, concealed for .
the purpose, were witnesses to the transac
tion. It was'upon a statement of 'facts, i
If facts they prove to be, that the investiga
tion was moved by Ward, .aud ordered.
Jobnsoa was before the committee last even- ;
ing. but tbe examination was not concluded.
The proceeding* of the committee are sup
posed to be secret. De Woody claims i
that the money w2j banded
bim by a member of th" house: that it was I
counted if tbe presence of witnesses; that
be was sworn in two weeks ago as deputy
and bring those in it to justice. Those In
terested in the removal regard the charges
the result of a put up job Tbone opposed
think they have positive proof that wiil land
some one In the penitentiary, while the
lookers on think a ?ery grave mistake has
been made by making these charges, even if
there is foundation for tb"*n. Tnis Ding
McK. ■:. said to Westover: "Myself aDfl
friends are now ready for an lavestlga- \
j tioa, and 'demand immediate investigation." j
i he continued, "1 know of some transactions
! that I will show up and put you on the track
j of now." Hoc. George W. Pierce is said to
; be the one referred to as having given De
i Woody tbe money. He says be knows'notb
j ing of* the matter, had no transactions with
! the parties, and was not at tbe place men
i tioned except for a moment and
ideal upon the urgent de
mand of one of tbe parties concerned, and
' in relation to matters having no section
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Women, and all who lead sedentary lives.
It does not injure the teeth , cause headache.or
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SLile oulrby Rliov.'N CHEMICAL CO- BALTIXOKE- «««.
with capital matters. The committee is ip
session to-night.
Tit* Indians Ordered to Vacate.
Special to the Globe.
Hunox, Dak., March 4.— The news from
Crow Creek, the old Winnebago Indian res
ervation, sixty miles west from here, is that
the Indians have been ordered to Fort
Thompson and are quietly going. The gov
ernment troops are keeping a careful watch
to prevent squatters from going on the land
before May 1, the date named in the procla
mation for opening the reservation. A
large company went through here to-day
to take land on the reservation and others
are going from all directions. The burnto**
of shacks and driving out of squatters by In*
dians yesterday has frightened many whites
from going before May.
Encampment of the G. A. R. of Dakota
will be held here March IS and 19. Great
preparations are being made by the old sol
diers in Huron to handsomely entertain all
who come. Territorial Sunday School asso
ciation convenes here March 11.
Helena Legislators Celebrate.
Special to the Globe.
Helena, Mont., March Representative
Tingle introduced a resolution to adjourn
the legislative assembly on the 4th in honor
of the incoming administration, which was
adopted, and to-day the council chamber is
the scene of the wildest enthusiasm. Cham
pagne has fired the Republicans as well as
Democrats with true old-fashioned Demo
cratic hilarity. Both parties have joined
in ushering in the new administration
with the most enthusiastic and
patriotic speeches, the Democrats rejoicing
that the day of deliverance has come. The
inaugural of President Cleveland was read
amidst tremendous applause. The universal
judgment is that the document is an un
usually strong state paper. Democratic
Montana will, iv December, present her con
stitution in Washington and ask admission
thereunder into the sisterhood of states. The
legislature adjourns on the 12th inst., pass
ing more bills than at any previous session.
Farmers PtOlO.ng Near Mitchell.
Special to the Globe.
Mitchell, Dak., March 4. The weather
is charming. The frost is out of the ground
so that farmers are plowing in every town
ship in the county, and have been sowing
wheat for three days. Several- farmers in
today say they never saw the ground in bet
ter condition for crops. Mitchell is full ol
land-seekers. The opening of the Crow
Creek and Winnebago Indian reservations
is giving a great boom. Trains West are all
loaded with home settlers. Hon. Hiram Bar
ber, Jr., whose term of office expired yester
day as receiver of public money, has formed
a law partnership with Hon. A. W. linger of
this city.
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Lumbago. Backache. Headache. Toothache,
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The most prominent nnd successful physician
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