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The stock market yesterday showed less activity, and yet, owing to a variety of re ports on the street, and unfavorable reports from Europe regarding the Anglo-Russian ■war, an undertone of strength was imparted to the market, so that a condition was made to exist favorable to higher prices, activity resulted and an advance was made in the afternoon. About one quarter of the day's business was in Lackawanna, and next to this stock Union Pacific was most active. During the afternoon an effort was made to break prices, but it failed. The Chicago wheat market was steady all day, and finally lclosed a shade lower. In St. Paul it was le ower, and at Minneapolis %c lower. NUB OF THE NEWS. Eau Claire suffered a $6,000 blaze. A mysterious shooting is reported from the river nuts. The conference steamship lines have re stored rates. The split in the Louisiana Democracy is growing very bitter. Minneapolis license fees thus far collected amount to $134,363. The Canadian Pacific line is completed from Winnipeg to Halifax. Ex-President Arthur is confined to his house with poor health. Frank Hatton thinks Vilas will remove all Republican postmasters. Further trouble is imminent between the colored and white miners at Dcs Moines. A number of Minneapolis mills will shut down to-day to await the demand for flour. The subsidy contract between the Union and Central Pacific and the Pacific Mall ex pires June 1. Gen. "Washburn is looking after the inter ests of the Northwest at the capital in urging a faster mail. Capt. Garry Harrison, of Company A, was elected to the lieutenant colonelcy of the First regiment. A one-legged man named Cleveland wants the Quincy, 111., postoffice because he looks like the president. ' Henry Lewiston's dwelling, near Aurora, Minn., was burned and five of his children were lost in the flames. Manning creates a stir by ordering the de capitation of fifteen employes at the New York appraiser's office. A state convention of the Ancient Order of Hibernians will be called to decide on a plan of insurance in the order. ,-, >V. *-'• lowa Democrats are divided between the bosses and the administration on the ap pointment of Marshal Williams. Sibley street merchants complain that the Street Car company does not repair the pave ment from which it takes up its tracks. Utica, Minn., was the scene of a destruct ive lire yesterday, thirty-four buildings being destroyed. But three were left standing. The attorney general decides that the pro visions of the new law relating to boards of health apply to St. Paul and Minneapolis. Cleveland, 0., Democrats are kicking vigor ously over the appointment of an officer who was an opponent of the president's nephew. Hon. George H. Parker of Davenport, la., chief of the special agents of the treasury department for the Northwest, may locate in St. Paul. A wonderful achievement of surgical sci ence has been made at the West Virginia hos pital for the blind. A boy of 15 years was given his sight and is still governed by the sense of touch. AN EDEXLESS ADAM. Clothed in sackcloth and ashes, and with Its mouth in the dust, yesterday's Pioneer Press went through a most humiliating process of dirt-eating by confessing that it had published a libel against the Demo cratic officials of St. Paul. A more humiliating confession of wrong doing and a more cowardly evasion of responsibility for the act has not been witnessed since the clay Adam stood cowering in the presence of his Maker and faltered out the miserable excuse that the woman had tempted him and he did eat. . What a wonderful differ ence is manifested between the tone of yes terday's apologetic article and the famous one in which it was arrogantly announced that the allegations of corruption and mal feasance against the city officials were made upon the authority of one who dwelt within the inner circles of the Democratic camp, and for whose credibility the Pioneer Press Touched. Not satisfied with one publica tion of the slanderous charges, the Pioneer Press republished them from day to day, ■nith the solemn assurance that they were incontrovertible, and, with a well-feigned assumption of honest virtue, called upon the people to turn the rascals out. Now it admits that the whole story was a base fabri cation of the most malignant sort. False hood is the crime of cowards. So with trembling terror the Pioneer Press bundles up the responsibility of its own malicious assault against honest gentlemen, and, strap ping the bundle upon the back of poor Tom Howard, sends him into the wilderness as the fleeing scapegoat to bear away the sin of Its' libel. The Third street organ seems to forget that we have passed out from under the dispensation of types and shadows, and that we are living in the age when every tub stands on its own bottom. Tom Howard might have made a very good scapegoat in the days of Aaron and the Levitical priesthood, but he Isn't worth a tinker's malediction for such a purpose in this day of responsible journalism. The Pioneer Press ought to know that it is estopped by every principle and precedent in jurisprudence from impeaching its own witness. If Tom Howard's testimony was' good enough for the purpose of the Pioneer Press on the 3d day -of May, that paper ought to have the manliness now to stand •by Howard in this the day of ad versity. \ Taking it altogether, the present attitude of the Pioneer Press i presents the most complete surfeit of dirt-eating and the cowardly abandonment of 'an- ally in iniquity ever witnessed! in the history of journalism. But the meanest part of the whole proceeding is the feeble effort to poison the public mind with the belief that there is yet, even, after the public exposure of the falsity of the charges and the humble confession of the falsehood, some fact ex isting as the groundwork for the stupendous fiction. Bah! A CHBOXIC DEFAMEB. With its customary hostility to St. Paul, the Pioneer Press of yesterday draws a comparison between this city and Min neapolis, in which it : is pleased to award the palm to our twin sister up the river. It speaks of St. Paul as the "village regime," and says that the prompt and business-like methods which prevail in Minneapolis are in bright contrast with the slovenly meth ods that prevail here. Our citizens, how ever, have no reason to be disturbed by this statement made by a chronic defamer of their interests. The Pioneer Press never loses an opportunity to defame this city, and if an opportunity does not present Itself it will go out of the way to do it any how. We have nothing but kind words to say of Minneapolis. It is a beautiful city with an enterprising population, and is per haps as well governed as a city could be under a Republican administration. At the same time we feel assured that our Min neapolis friends do not invite any such doubtful compliments as that contained in yesterday's Pioneer Press. They know as well as we know, that the comparison is un just and untruthful. They know, as well as we know, that our municipal government is not a village regime, but, on the contrary, they recognize in St. Paul a generous, formidable and successful competitor in the race for supremacy. The people of Minneapolis know just as well as we do that what the Pioneer Press chooses to call our "slovenly and old fogyish" processes have forged St. Paul ahead, until our credit has risen to a par with that of any other city in the world, until a stimulus to enterprise has been given that has quadrupled our population in less than a decade, and that to-day there are more improvements going on in this city than any other city of equal population in the United States. It is an insult to the intel ligence of the people of Minneapolis for the Pioneer Press to attempt to feed them on any such taffy, and it is an outrage upon the people of St. Paul to be maligned in this manner. If the methods of < St. Paul are too slovenly and old fogyish for the fastid ious Third street organ, and it is really so much enamored with "the prompt and business-like methods which prevail in Min neapolis," it should change its base and pitch its tent on the other side of the river. And when it does go, our jubilant popula tion will unite with one voice in singing that good old hymn, commencing : "Believing, we rejoice to see The wicked cuss removed." .*. OUR FLAG IS STILL THERE. The Globe is not a dirt eater. When we make a statement, in the language of the late grand jury, we "make a thorough examination of evidences on which charges are made before publishing them," and consequently we have never anything of that kind to retract. In its examination of the libelous matter published by the Pio neer Press against our city officials, which the grand jury found to be without founda tion, that body was kind enough to inter polate a statement that "the accusations made in the St. Paul Daily Globe of April 24 and 26 are unfounded." On turn ing to our files and making careful exami nation of what was said in our issues of the two days named, we find nothing to retract and not "a solitary dotlet to a single i-let". that we would wish to change. All that was said of an accusatory character against the Republican candidates for municipal offices was the publication of reports taken from the official records of the city, and to which,' as we then and now affirm, there never s ~ was a supplement. If the grand jury found, as they say they did, that there was no foun dation for these official records, then that is a matter pertaining to the officers who made them, and does not concern the Globe. The only object that the Globe had in making these publications was to show to the voters of this city that the system of book keeping adopted by the candidates who were posing as the representatives of "a business reform movement" which the Pioneer Press had inaugurated was not such a system as suited our people. The result of the election confirmed this opinion. The election is over, and having resulted entirely satisfactory to us we have no desire to pur sue this matter any further. At the same time we want it distinctly understood that the Globe has neither said nor done any thing of which it is ashamed, nor has it any intention of retracting any statement that it has made in regard to the late election or matters connected with it. . — m THIS AND THAT. "The following start- "That story turns ling information ob- out to have been tamed from respon- fabricated * * As sible sources 'within a matter of fact it the inner circle of turned out upon in the Democratic coun- vestigation that Mr. sels in -St. Paul Howard was not was communicated to present at the meet the Pioneer Press at ing; that Comptroller midnight last night." Roche was not there (Here follow the as he had averred, and slanderous accusa- that nothing at all tions against the city was said then about officials.) — Pioneer the comptroller's re- Press of May 3, 1885. port."— Pioneer Press "of yesterday. We have thus placed in juxtaposition the two statements of the Third street organ in relation to the j libelous charges against the officials and prominent Democrats of the city of St. Paul, published in • the Pioneer Press May 3, 1885, and reiterated and re affirmed in successive issues of that paper up to the day of election. It now pro nounces its story, '; published upon what it said was responsible authority, a . mere fabrication. "You pays your money and you takes your choice." A KNOTTY PROBLEM. The Northwestern situation is still a serious problem for the solution of the Do minion government. Kiel has been routed, but his whereabouts, the strength of his following, his power for mischief and his present movements and his designs for the future are alike unknown quantities. These are all important factors to be considered in arriving at any conclusion. The raid of Poundmaker and his hungry and thirsty mob on the supply train, reported in yes terday's Globe and given , more in detail to-day, still further complicates the situa tion, which is certainly grave enough -at best. The feeling against Kiel even in anti-government circles outside . of Quebec is so intense that the Toronto Globe would have a price set upon his head and those of his lieutenants and followers as well. With this sort of a spirit so generally prevailing in Ontario, it hardly seems probable that amnesty will be granted the "rebels," waiving all consideration of the adjust ment of the grievances for which they took up arms and invited - hostilities. Without any concession on the part of the govern ment, there would seem to be nothing in sight less a guerrilla warfare, which could but be disastrous to all of the parties at interest. With a price upon the head of the leaders and the rank and file of the rebels In a state of out lawry there is nothing left ■ for them to do but Vto fight , to the death. And by the power of diplomatic persuasion it will - not be difficult for them in the light of Pound maker's success to secure , the . active aid of all of the able-bodied and armed Indians in the Northwest ;. territories. 'J- 1 With the breeds' fighting for their ; homes • and their families, and the Indians for the only con sideration that tends to move the noble red man on the war — the gratification of . THE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBE, SATURDAY MORN ING, MAY 16, 1885. his rapacious appetite — the prospect '■. of peace goes ; glimmering but of • substance | into shadow. > Should Poundmaxkb and Brave Bear combine their forces 1 and join their fortunes to those of Kiel and his followers, the Dominion : government ) may prepare for a campaign which will hardly t end with the season and • the absolute de struction of the settlements in the Saskatch ewan, but throughout the Northwest terri tories as well. When grass comes and the foliage has fully developed, the breeds and Indians will be twice as formidable as they are now. Then they .'can , live out of doors with perfect comfort to themselves and to their stock , and subsist on capturing posts and trains, and i. devote their time to harassing the troops and depredating upon the settlements. The time, even now, is passed when anything can be done in the way of seeding the ground, and the set tlers as well as the troops must . subsist on supplies sent into the i country. These the Indians will more likely than not capture, as Poundmaker took in the train already reported. If the trouble is to be continued during the season all settlers should be got ten out of the country as quickly, as possi ble, and a war of extermination be inaug urated in earnest. It will be . long, . costly, and bloody, but must necessarily be followed to its logical conclusion if once entered upon. This is not a humane view of the case, but it is the only practical solution of the problem, if peace cannot be had by an adjustment on some equitable basis, .which shall be satisfactory to the long-suffering, elements now engaged in active hostilities with the government. KIEL'S LOSSES. '. . • At last we have an estimate of Kiel's losses in recent engagements. They are reported on the authority of a priest, but they are so beyond our conception that we can but call for their verification before giving them full credence. It doesn't stand to reason that such sure shots as these half breeds, protected as they were by rifle pits, should suffer so utterly - out of proportion to the more. exposed militia, who for the first time, for the most part, found them selves aiming at something tangible and themselves under fire. Target practice, however accurate in its results, doesn't fit men wholly for active sharp-shooting prac tice. What we want now is an accurate estimate of the number of men '"mowed" by Howard's murderous machine. ;[ We would like to present a certified copy of the roll of dead from the Gatling gun to Sir John with the compliments of the Globe, "Capt. Howard" has the floor. on a ques tion of privilege or the Globe will grant him "leave to print." • ■ ' J • •.T^','-' BONANZA FARMING. There are a great many reasons why bonanza farming should not be encouraged. | First of all it is conceded that these gigantic : farms a* not helpful to the general pros perity of the country. It is therefore as a matter of public interest to learn the details of the system of running a bonanza farm, as well as to show the capacity of Minnesota for agriculture, that we give be low a description of one. It is the account of farming operations on his great farm, a little east of St. Vincent, furnished by Capt. Donaldson to the St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba railway. In this account Capt. Donaldson says: In all we have something over 33,000 acres. Our farm embraces 51 square miles, princi pally odd sections which were railroad lands originally, and through it passes ' the main line of the St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba railway to St. Vincent. The winter quarters of the farm are on the south branch of Two Rivers, near which we have 800 acres of tim ber. There are also three other headquarters known as "Fort Donaldson," "Kennedy," and "Section 25." Upwards of 200 mgn have all they can do to get the crop into shape '. with the assistance of 254 horses and mules, 45 binders, 6 threshers, 93 wagons, ,14 mowers and 10 horse rakes. Of other Implements we have 45 seeders, 100 plows, 45 harrows, and other small machinery necessary to thorough equipment. There is a granary capacity on c the farm for 200,000 bushels, and this season upwards of 800 tons of hay have been stacked for winter use. Of the 33,000 acres, 10,000 are in crop this season, 3,000 on new breaking and 4,000 acres more will be added to the total under cultivation next year. The balance of our land will be put under cultivation as soon as possible. In 1881 our wheat averaged 25 bushels to the acre; in 1882 it jumped to 27%; in 1883, which was a most unfavorable sea son, it dropped to 18, but this year I think will cap them all with at least 28 bushels to the acre. Barley in 1882 went 40 bushels; in 1883, 25, and this year I am counting on 35. Oats in the three years have shown 55, 60 and 45 bushels, and this year lam confident we can count on 60 bushels to the acre. , My po tatoes have yielded all the way from 250 to 300 bushels to the acre. All other vegetables and root crops do equally well. I place the cost of raising wheat — and, mind you,JI include every expense— $8 per acre, and the profit at $10. Of course, where land is not properly worked these figures would be materially changed. But where thorough farming is the rule I am sure this favorable showing will result every time, year out and year in. For seven or eight months in the year this climate is salubrious. The winter months are cold, but bracing and healthful. I know of no better country than this section of Minnesota for stock raising 1 . Northern lowa or Illinois don't hold over Minnesota for stock, and I am satisfied we can diversify farming here as successfully and profitably as they can In either of those states. ': Every farmer who has gone into stock raising here is making more money by it than by any other branch of his business, in proportion to the amount of capital invested. In proof of my faith in this section of Minnesota for stock raising I may say that we recently pur chased from N. P. Clark, St. Cloud, Minn., eight head of thoroughbred cattle, and next year will see me into the business very ex tensively. The pork industry is also becom ing quite an important one to the farmers. We have a number of well-bred hogs, and next season I purpose feeding enough to supply which will take one good-sized fellow a day. We grow altogether the Scotch Fyfe wheat, as we find it undoubtedly the best wheat for this country. Our land is rolling prairie, and every acre of it is natur ally drained by coolies running east and west and emptying into Two rivers and Red river. We have an abundance of good water and excellent pasturage for a large number of cattle. The treasury surplus at the end of the fis cal year on the 30th of June is estimated as low as $20,000,000. Secretary McCulloch's es timates, sent to congress last. December, place the total revenue from customs for the current year at $185,000,000; from internal revenue at $115,000,000, and from miscella neous forces at $30,000,000. Now lor the nine months for which complete | returns are at hand the customs actually yielded in round numbers $138,235,000; the internal taxes $81, -600,000, and the miscellaneous $30,231,000 — in all $240,000,000. Therefore to meet Secretary McCullooh'B estimates the receipts of the three closing months of the year must reach $90,000,000, but it is safe to say that they will fall off about $16,500,000. We have evidently fallen on a period of necessary economy and reform. . ■ ■■ . - — '*i . ■ ■ The dramatic season is drawing to a close, and it is not out of the way to say. ; that the people of St. Paul owe a debt of gratitude to the Grand opera house management for the very high order of amusements afforded our people during the present season. It -is a singular fact that visitors coining to a strange city ; form their first impressions of r the culture of the people from the ability of the pulpits and the character of the theaters. This being true, the people of this city ". have every reason to be satisfied with their present conditions in these respects. . Independent of the pleasure afforded our citizens by the high order of entertainments provided by our theater managers the city has had a first-class advertisement by reason of it. 'The Washington correspondent of the Bos ton Post, Bpeaking of the '■■ labors of • the new administration, says: •; "The .[ cabinet officers labor under one very serious f disadvantage. They are surrounded tby Republicans : - whoso nterest and intention *it is to keep in place themselves and all their political associates. Misrepresentation as to the ■ character of the business done and of the men who do it has ' been the order. ' ; Each member of the admin istration has. been forced to .learn the sorvice and its personnel for himself. He has _ had no help from bis subordinates. On the con trary he has found - himself . surrounded by. partisans who made it their business to keep Republicans in place, no matter what their fitness or character may be." : The public will learn with ; profound regret that Mr. Tom Howard has retired , from the editorial department of the Pioneer Press. The , pages of that "■ journal will no longer sparkle with -the scintillating humor of the romantic young editor : whose ' ingenuity, art • lees suavity and fertile • imagination . contrib uted all the spicy literature : that has graced its columns within the last decade. Our, best wishes follow Mr. Howard in his forty years', wanderings through the wilderness of sin whither he has gone as a scapegoat to bear away the responsibility of the proprietors of the journal with which he was lately con nected., Another of those unfortunate county-seat wars is in progress in Dakota. An unlawful assemblage of ■ the people of Wilmot are re ported to be demolishing the court house at Traverse. • The law-abiding people of that town wisely concluded to make no resist ance, but to appeal to the courts for redress. That is the proper tribunal to which the ques tion "should be relegated. The Wilmot mob will doubtless discover, when they come to their senses, that they have made a bad break. ','/.:. : ' m< ' ; No less than 4,536 relatives of English titled families are quartered on the public service. The drafts on the treasury for the sisters and aunts of dukes amount to $48,840,450; the nephews and brothers-in-law of marquises to $41,529,950," and the cousins and others of earls to $240,906,010 per annum, making a to tal of $331,236,210. John Bright was right when he said -'The aristocracy live on pat ronage." That "confidential but reliable source" from which the Third street organ drew its inspiration preceding the election seems to have soured on its stomach. What it then as serted was "a naked statement of facts with out any embellishment" is now pronounced by itself to be "a mere fabrication, the pro duct of a fertile imagination." Lord, Lord, how this world is given to lying. It becomes necessary to remind the New York Times that St. Louis is . not in Minne sota. There is a very respectable town of that name in Missouri of sufficient import ance to be known in every well-posted news paper office. The overshadowing importance of St. Paul, perhaps, produced the confusion in the geography of our New York contem porary. .' . : ,\; Some experiments made at the University of Kansas show ' that the average person can taste the bitter of quinine when one part is : desolved in 152,000 of water. Salt was de tected with one part in 640 of water, sugar in 288 of water, baking soda in 48 of water. In nearly all cases females could detect a smaller quantity than males. » 1 President Cleveland was visited by an Ohio gentleman who wore a straw hat. To the president's remark that he had invested early the Buckeye replied; "I did not want to be too slow in making the necessary change." A faint smile from the president was the only acknowledgment of the point made by the visitor. There • are not many Democrats In lowa, but the few who are there are mighty loyal to home rule. When It comes to a distribu tion of patronage in that state they want to do it themselves and "not be pestered by them. New York fellers." . lowa Democrats have correct Democratic ideas. » The Pittsburg Post says that a syndicate composed mainly of English capitalists has within the past year quietly bought up all the black walnut timber it could find in this coun try, and is now , shipping it to Europe. The syndicate has had buyers out wherever there was a tree to be had. ,• ■' •; ■■ . ■ * ■■ Republicans who are weeping because Mr. Cleveland is going to disrupt the Dem ocratic party can dry their tears. Whatever differences may exist among Democrats about Mr. Cleveland the Democratic party is as solid and compact as the granite in the ever lasting hills. . " '■■ * Michigan deserves to be recognized. A state which gave Garfield 54,000 plurality and then turns around this spring and gives 30,000 Democratic majority, ought to have one-half of the offices. It shall have apiece of our pie, anyway. . A census just completed by the municipal authorities makes the population of Wash ington City 200,000. ; ■''[ SPORTING EVENTS. 1 Base Ball. - -\i AT PHILADELPHIA. Detroit ......0 00012000—3 Philadelphia. 4 0010100*— 6 •' ... AT CLEVELAND. Cleveland 2 0011000 I—s 8r00k1yn........ 3 10021000—7 AT NEW YORK. New York ...... 2 10000010—4 Chicago ...2 01000000—3 AT BOSTON. 805t0n... .......0 0020000*— 2 St. L0ui5........ 0 00000000—0 '<^'^S : W--- AT LOUISVILLE. Louisville....... 3 0001011*— 5 Athletic ...11l o*o 0 0 0 o—3 AT PROVIDENCE. Providence 3 0 0 0 0 0 10 *— Buffalo 0 0000000 o—o V Races at Philadelphia. ; ■'} Philadelphia, Perm., ( May 15. — This was the last day of •',' the Suffolk Park trot ting -meeting. The 2:50 class was won in straights by Merry Thought, the best time being 2:26^. ? Class . 2:19 was taken by Capt. Emmons, with best time 2:23. The unfinished 2:24 class pacing race was won by Gossip, Jr., the' best time being 3:24^- Pettit Wins the Championship. ; London, May 15.— 1n the international court tennis championship contest between Thorn as Pettit of Boston, champion of the United States, and George Lambert, cham pion of England, Pettit scored the last fou r sets and won the championship, the score being 7to 5. Both men played superbly. ■ - ■;..,- ' ___ — i_i_ -. , . , ; The Skating- Contest. " : New York, May 15.— The score, at the roller rink contest at 1 o'clock stood:' Lad dock 1.000, ' Snowden 1,046, ;W. Boyst 1,037, Schock 943, " Walton 486, Francis 809, Harriman 710. Omelia 521. • ■■ ■ •■'•; Notes. The National Jockey club at Washington closed its meeting yesterday. The six fur longs '.; dash •' was . won by Dulle, and the diplomatic stakes were taken by Col. Sprague. Frankie B and Quito 1 each won a race, and •in the • mile dash for beaten horses John C came out ahead. / . The Louisville Jockey club races were largely attended. Billy Gilmore made one and one-sixteenth miles in 1:48% for the Dixiana stakes. Bankrupt won the race for the Alexander stakes. The race of one and three-eighth i: miles for $400 was the prettiest of the day, and j Doubt came out the victor, winning by a length. Billy Gil more won the next race to the surprise of all. John Davis took the $400 in the six furlong race, ' and ' Maj. Pickett won the steeple chase. ' V£r.«v "'?.:• Appointments. "■:■:.■; Washington, May 15.— The president has appointed Capt. Henry McEldery, as sistant surgeon United States army, and Lieut. B. H. • Buckingham, United States navy, members of the executive board at the world's industrial and ." cotton centen nial exhibition, Lieut. Buckingham to be president of the board, and Capt. McEldery to represent the war department to fill the; vacancy caused by the death -of Col. Ly ford.: The attorney general has decided that the naval court martial has jurisdiction n the Wales case. . ; rant Rides in a Street Car. NEW York, May 15.— Gen. : Grant took a ride in a street car to-day, • accompanied by Dr. Douglass. , Later the general had a short walk. He did not ? work ! to-day : . on ! his book, but listened to Col. Fred ■, Grant read Lug proofs. ACROSS THE GAPS. The Canadian Pacific Line Completed from the Atlantic Ooast to the Rocky Mountains. The Pacifio Mail and the Union and Cen tral Pacific Subsidy Contract to Expire June 1. A Meeting of tlie North-western Traffic Association Called to Consider Important Matters. A Fast Run on the Manitoba — Eastern Passenger Hates — The Bull Point on Stocks. To meet Competition. Special to the Globe. Chicago, May 15. — Commissioner Car man of the Northwestern Traffic associa tion has issued a supplement to all the rail joint through freight tariff, quoting rates for all stations on the Canadian Paci fic, Manitoba & Northwestern and Manitoba <fc Southwestern railroads in Manitoba and the Northwest territories, taking effect May 15. The following is the rate from Chicago to the end of the Canadian Pacific road at Logan, on classes named, per 100 pounds: First class, $3.98; second class, $3.25; third class, 82.60; fourth class, $1.93; fifth class, $1.75; emi grants' moveables, per carload, $194. A meeting of the Northwestern Traffic asso ciation is called for Tuesday next. Imme diately after the adjournment of the meet ing of the lowa lines, several important matters will be presented to the members, among them the proper steps to be taken to meet the competition of the Canadian Pa cific line for Manitoba business, that road haying entered vigorously into the field to gain control of that traffic. Yesterday's Bull Point. Special to the Globe. v ' ( . New Yobk, May 15.— The', favorable outcome of the meeting in Chicago, which resulted in the formation of a new pool in the Omaha business, with an equitable dis tribution of percentage, the bulls say, will practically prevent the roads from making any further concessions and the restoration of rates ordered last Saturday, and which became operative on Monday, will continue until the expiration of the contract agreed upon. The news from Europe that fresh complications had arisen in Russia- Anglo matters is regarded as a further bull point. Concerning the Pacific Mail, Presideht K. B. Houston says: "For aught I know the present subsidy contract between the Central Pacific and the Union Pacfic com panies and ourselves will terminate June 1, as agreed upon, but no meeting has been called looking to an extension of the time, and after the 30th inst. each corporation in terested will do its own business. C. P. Huntington has decided to take off the China line of steamships and this appears to be the ultimatum. Nevertheless lam a bull on the property, and believe it will sell higher than its present price." NORTH SHORE CAPS CLOSED, And With This a Lively Struggle is Likely to Ensue. A dispatch from Ottawa last evening stated that the gaps on the Cana dian Pacific along the north shore of Lake Superior were completed, and a special train had left for Winnipeg. This news will not be relished by the American lines, as the great contest for the emigra tion carrying business will now begin. The low rate charged by the Pennsylvania road from New York to Chicago is of small ac count when the rate through from New York or from Europe to the Northwest is considered. The Canadian Pacific all this time has been doing a nice little share of the emigrant haul from Quebec and Mon treal to the Northwest by way of its Credit Valley extension to St. Thomas, Ont., and from there via the Canada Southern to Detroit, and the Michigan Central from there to Chicago. It will be remembered that at a meeting last Feb ruary at Chicago a rate of $22 was agreed upon by the Northwestern trunk lines and the Manitoba road for the haul from Chicago to Winnipeg, and at the same meeting the Canadian Pacific road agreed to QUOTE AX EQUAL EATE with the Eastern trunk lines from the coast to Chicago of about $8, on emigrant busi ness only. This is a rate of about 830 from New York to Winnipeg. But the Pennsylvania inaugurated and adopted a $1 rate from New York to Chicago, and as all that class of business is done by that line now to Chicago, the rate is virtually $23 from New York to Winnipeg. Since the meeting was held in Chicago ocean emigrant rates have advanced $5, and a rate via American steamship and railroad lines from Europe to Winnipeg is at the very lowest. The Canadian Pacific joined the league on traffic via Chicago simply to prevent the other lines from breaking from the rates agreed upon, while it could as soon as its line was completed from Quebec or Halifax to Winnipeg, make a rate as low as it pleased by the new route and catch on to what business it could by its Chicago route and still maintain the stipulations of the contract. Shortly after this agreement was formed, it and the Allan Steamship company FORMED AN ALLIANCE to do through business from Europe to Manitoba points on as low a basis as possi ble and at a figure that American lines could not think of meeting. After a time a sensation was caused by the discovery that the Allan Steamship company and the Canadian Pacific were prepared as soon as navigation opened or the latter's line was completed to carry passengers from Europe to Winnipeg for $25, the rail line taking $11 for its share and the steamship company $18 for its share. This rate from Europe to Winnipeg is only $2 more than the rate from New York to Winnipeg by the Amer ican lines. The completion of the Canadian Pacific line will therefore cause a struggle between the American and Canadian lines for the majority of the business. It will also be likely to cailse the withdrawal of the Allan line steamers from the ]*f>rt of Philadelphia, which port it commeriWftt; to do business to of late to give its pa*fongers the benefit of the Pennsylvania road^ $1 rate to New York. TRAINMEN'S REMEMBRANCES. Accidents That Have Occurred Re told and Discussed. The other day a number of railroad men got talking about accidents happening on the lines they were connected with, and the strange manner in which most of the acci dents occurred. A Manitoba brakeman was the first to commence, and told how a con ductor was killed at elevator B. near the Manitoba shops, about three years ago. The conductor was in the elevator attending to billing arrangements when he thought of something in the caboose of his freight train, and ran out of the door and was about to cross the track when a short line passenger train whizzed past and car ried the conductor right along with it. Of course he was killed, as every bone in his body was broken. This reminded another employe of the Manitoba company of an accident at Ham line station of an operator being killed. "A passenger train was about 200 yards distant when the operator, happening to look out of a window in the station, ob served a hand-car upon the track. He leaped outside to take it off the track, but the station is a little high up, and as you go down the steps you have to cross, or did then, a ditch to the track. Well, as he was aDout to spring from the bottom step onto the track, the step broke and he tumbled head first across the ditch and stunned himself by striking his head against one of the rails, and before the en gineer could stop the train it had run across his body completely decapitating him." Another instance was told by a Minneap olis & St. Louis man of the demise of a car oiler at Minneapolis. "I don't remember what his name, was but all of the boys will remember the acci dent," said the narrator. "He had just finished oiling some cars and was coming up the track when a freight train started past him. Just then another freight train running in an opposite direction and on the next track came along, and the car oiler was between the two. He had not time to notiqe his predicament or he would have laid down, but before he could do so, and as he got too near one of the trains, a car butted him and sent him against the other train. That train of course would hit him back again, and he went clippity clap from one side to the other until he was killed." After this was told a Canadian Pacific engineer told of an occurrence that happened under his notice. "It was some ways west of Winnipeg," he said, ' 'that a train had broken down and I took an engiue down to take some of the coaches back to Winnipeg. There was no turn-table there and of course I had to back the engine to Winnipeg. The brake man who went along as soon as we started back braced himself between a passenger coach and the cow catcher of the engine, that is, he put his back against the railing of the coach and his feet against the en gine's cow catcher and by straightening himself he could keep himself in that posi tion. I told him several times that it was dangerous, that the coupling might break, and if so, he would be killed, but he ap prehended no danger and continued in that way, stating that he liked the sensation that was produced by the reboundant ac tion of the coach and engine as they would go around a curve or pass up and down grades. As he paid no attention to our cautioning him he continued to hold that position, and it was not long before, going up a grade, the coupling did break sure enough, and the brakeman was hashed all to pieces. Quick Time. Last evening at 6 o'clock a special train of private cars arrived over the Manitoba road from the North carrying President Hill and General Manager Manvel of the Manitoba road and Ex-President Forbs and Division Superintendent Stone of the Chi cago, Burlington & Quincy. The party had been to Winnipeg on a pleasure trip, the train being in charge of Conductor Toney Mauley. From Breckenridge the southern magnates were shown what time coulij-.be made over a Minnesota road. After leaving Breckenridge Conductor Mauley gave orders for quick tune, and the train slid down to St. Paul at the rate of forty-one miles per hour. East' Bound Passenger Troubles. It is now stated, that the Baltimore & Ohio road, which virtually controls the Niagara Falls Short line, has caused the de moralization of east-bound rates from Chi cago. Officers of that road, however, say that the Niagara Falls Short line simply met the rates that the other lines made. A sensation has been caused by the state ment that such reliable roads as the Lake Shore, Pennsylvania and Fort Wayne had been selling tickets through scalpers at cut rates, and even corrupted a woman, who keeps a scalping office on Canal street, to do the cutting for them. In proof of the statement tickets over every line running East from Chicago, which had been pur chased at a rate of from $1.50 to §2 than agreed rates, were produced. Rates Restored. Advices received by the steamship agents in St. Paul yesterday shows that the pro longed fight between the German steamship lines is about ended. The conference has re-organized, with all its former rules and regulations, and emigrant rates are restored to 320 between all German, and American ports. While not officially stated, it is un derstood that the North German Lloyd is to charge $2 extra on its fast steamers. Pri vate advices indicate that the Corrs Ham burg line is not a member of the re-organ ized conference. Unless it is a member, rates will continue weak, for, as it most as suredly will make what rates it pleases, the North German Lloyd will be bound to meet them or do without business. While it is generally conceded to be a piece of folly on the part of these steamship lines to make reductions from the established rate, it must be admitted that it has the effect of stimu lating immigration. Minnesota & Northwestern Connec tion. The Dubuque & Northwestern road will not connect with the Minnesota & North western at Mona, as was supposed, but will enter Minnesota from ten to twenty miles east of that point, and form a junction with the latter line from twentyrto thirty miles north of the state line. Fifty miles west of Dubuque it connects with the Milwaukee & St. Paul, and thirty miles farther west with the Burlington, Cedar Rapids & North ern. The road will be controlled by the Du buque & Northwestern until it is completed to a junction with the Minnesota & North western, when the directory will issue stock and bonds, which it will place in the hands of trustees. A New Departure. Beginning May 27 the Milwaukee & St. Paul train which leaves Chicago at 9 a. m. and arrives in St. Paul at 1:30 p. m., will leave Chicago at 10 a. m. and arrive in St. Paul at 2:30 p. m., and Minneapolis half an hour later. The dining car will run to Hastings and dinner witl be served from there instead of from Wabasha as hereto fore. The company will put on Pullman buffet, drawing and smoking room coaches and sleepers, and run as fine trains as are run in the United States. Checks. The Duluth road ran a special pay car up the line yesterday. The Omaha train for Omaha and Kansas City will hereafter leave Minneapolis at 0:10 a. m. and St. Paul at 6:50 a. m. On Sunday next a change of time will go into effect on the Manitoba road, shorten ing the time between Bamesville and points north. The immigration to points along the Manitoba road continues as strong as ever. The land being taken up equals that for the same time last year. Thirteen hundred and fifty head of cattle from Washington territory and 320 head from Minnesota Transfer, are in transit over the Northern Pacific road for points in Montana. Yesterday the pay car of the Minnesota <fc Northwestern departed from West St. Paul and ran to Cascade. P. N. Clark, paymaster^ H. W. Littell, general freight and passenger agent, and W. Davis, audi tor, accompanied the car. The Rock Island has issued a circular in structing agents to use great care in receiv ing stock to be transferred from one state or territory to another, in order to avoid the shipment of cattle which have been exposed to pleuro-pneumonia or other infectious dis eases. Affidavits will be required, showing that the stock came from districts where no disease exists, and all delays on account of quarantine regulations will be at the risk of the shipper. General Miscellany. Chicago & Eastern Illinois earnings in creased $400 the first week in May. The Northwestern road has declared a dividend of 3 per cent., payable June 1. The Chicago & Alton road has declared a quarterly dividend of 2 per cent., payable June 1. The Jersey Central directors have de cided to take immediate action to get back their road. It Is reported that the West Shore road has received a proposition from one of the trunk lines for temporary control, probably a working arrangement. The Arizona, which arrived at Duluth from Erie Thursday and is the first boat up this year, reports considerable heavy ice off White Fish point fend Marquette, but an easy passage was made through it. The Arizona cleared yesterday on her return trip with flour. All of the continental steamship compa nies, with three exceptions, have joined the continental conference. The lines from now out promise to work with the confer ence, and steerage rates have been raised to a uniform standard. A special train left Ottawa yesterday by the Lake Superior section of the Canadian Pacific railway for Winnipeg, the gaps on the road being completed. Police Sergeant Crowley of New York was convicted of grossly assaulting Maggie Morris in a bar-room of a ball-room a few Saturday nights ago. UNEXPECTEDLY CAUGHT. Webber, the Express Messenger, Identifies His Assailant. Mysterious Murder at "Waukegan-- Chicago Rink Sensation. A Change of Prisoners. Ltoianapolis, May 15. — A Blooming ton special reports the express robbery and murder of the night of April 29, took an unexpected change to-day at the prelemin ary trial of Wright, the man arrested last Sunday. A young man, Chesley Chambers, had been summoned as a witness who upon arriving in town was told that Col. Friedley, attorney for the railroad, wanted to see him at his room. Chambers came, and unexpectedly to him or Webber the two met face to face. Chambers al most lost control of his voice when Friedly questioned him about Wright, but gage neither him nor Webber reason for suspicion and dismissed him, telling him to be at the court room to testify against Wright, As Chambers left the room, Webber was violently agitated. Pulling Friedley's arm, he ex claimed, ''For God's sake don't let that man go, that's the man that shot me and Davis." A warrant was then issued for Chambers' arrest, and when he was found at the court house he was thunderstruck. He was taken before the mayor and questioned, his answers be ing scarcely audible. He said he was not ready for trial, and bail was fixed at So, 000. Suspicion was first aroused by Chambers on the morning after the robbery going to work for a neighbor. His hands were all bruised in the inside, as if he had fallen while get ting off a train. The left side of his face was badly cut and bruised. In addition he has taken a deep interest in the ease from the first. Web ber's identification is positive. After con siderable trouble Chambers was bailed by his friends. The prosecution against Wright has been dismissed. Chambeds has heretofore had a good reputation. Morals at the Rink. Chicago, May 15. — A new incident in the history of roller skating rinks was de veloped before Justice Meach to-day, and it resulted in Charles Primrose, the Tribune pressman, being required to furnish §1,000 bail until a further hearing of the case could be given. The plaintiff in the ease was very angry. The principal witness is his beautiful sixteen-year-old daughter. They are highly respected residents of Cal umet avenue. The father charged Prim rose with circulating obscene literature and with having personally presented his daughter with a book of the vilest descrip tion. The daughter testified that her ac quaintance with Primrose commenced sev eral months ago at a popular skating rink, and had continued up to a few evenings ago, when, being together at the rink, he asked permission to loan her a book. The arrest was made by one of Pinkerton'smen. and some excitement has been occasioned by the announcement that detectives are keeping a close watch on a number of young men, frequenters of skating rinks, whom they suspect of perpetrating the same offense as Primrose has come to grief for. Mysterious Murder. Wattkegan, 111., May 15.— Intelligence has just been received here of a mysterious murder committed at a small town about five miles from here. An elderly man named Rosine had for fourteen years past had charge of the summer residence of ex- Alderman A. B. Cook of Chicago, at Liber tyville. He slept there and took his meals at the hotel across the street. He was very steady and inclined to be miserly. On Monday uight he disappeared, but the fact attracted no attention, as it was supposed he had gone to Chicago to see Mr. Cook. On Wednesday evening some acquaintance* called at the hotel and learning that he had nor returned entered Mr. Cook's residence to see if he was there. They found blood on the floor and on the doors, and suspect ing a murder instituted a careful search. They finally found his body in a small lake near the house. Eosine was paid SBOO about a year ago and recently received §350 more. It is supposed that somebody knew of this and inferring from Rosine's miserly disposi tion that he kept the money in the house, murdered him in order to secure it. Mr. Cook was sent for and went to Libertyville with a detective. Successfully Performed. Hxjntees Point, L. 1., May 15.— Charles Henry Rugg, the negro who murdered old Mrs. Maybee and her daughter Mary at Oyster Bay. L. L, nearly two years ago. waa hanged in the jail at 7:45 this morning. He died without a struggle. CHAELES HOTXLDOX. Sprtxgfield, 111., May 15.— Charles Houlden was hanged at Petersburg to-day for the murder of his wife last March, the execution being under tne supervision of Sheriff Harwood. The prisoner walked firmly to the scaffold erected in the jail and was attended by his spiritual advisers. When he was marched to the scaffold he was asked if he had anything to say and re plied he had nothing, whereupon the black cap was. placed on his head, the rope ad justed and at 12:10 he was launched into eternity. The drop was twelve feet and life was extinct in fifteen minutes. JOHN LANGSTEB. Washington, May 15— John Langster, negro ex-cavalryman, ex-lunatic, desperado, thief and murderer, was haneed in the corridor of the city jail this morning. Their Witness Gone. Chicago, May 15.— The detectives are still collecting evidence against the Italians charged with the trunk murder, but have met with a regular set-back. The express man whom the police desired to identify the Italians who employed another express man named Lessinger to haul the trunk to the depot, has left the city through fright. He was a German employed by a man named Robbins and had been in this coun try but a short time. When the trunk was brought to the corner both the German and Lessinger parleyed a few moments over the job, and finally Lessinger threw the trunk in his wagon and drove away. The German, upon hearing a couple of days later that the trunk contained a dead body, drove to Rob bins' house and, throwing his cap on the floor, said he had had enough of the ex press business in Chicago. His whereabouts are unknown. Sunday Papers in Canada. Tokonto, May 15. — John H. Ford, cir culating agent, and three reporters were charged with violating the Lord's day act by selling newspapers Sunday. The de fense contended that the issuing of the pa per Sunday, containing news of an im portant battle, was a work of charity and necessity. Ten dollars tine and costs were imposed upon each. The case was ap pealed. __ Another Cleveland Wants an Office. Special to the Globe. Washington, May 15. — Congressman Riggs was the busiest man in Washington to-day. He spent the time visiting the ex ecutive departments, filing applications and making protests in different cases, until it looked as if half of the Twelfth district were applying for positions under the gov ernment. Mr. Riggs is mainly interested in securing the appointment of Mr. Edward Cleveland to the postmastership of Quincy. Gen. Singleton, who has been in the city several days, also lias a candidate for the place, and it is said there are one or two others. There is every prospect of a long contest before the matter is settled. Cleve land is a one-legged soldier, who is said to resemble the president. His photograph accompanies his application. Stale Ice Cream. Atlanta. Ga., 15.— The facts in regard to the alleged wholesale poisoning of excur sionists at Tallulah are that a great many were taken with nausea, caused by eating ice cream which had been kept too long in the freezers. No serious consequences have resulted and nearly every one of those affected is well. No deaths have occurred and none expected. The Louisville, Ky., agricultural works assigned last night. Liabilities and assets unknown.