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jjmlg fH vsloW* PUBLISHED EVERY DAY IX TUB YEAR. LEWIS BAKER. ST. PAUL. SATURDAY, NOV. 13, ISS6. ST. PALL GLOBE SUBSCRIPTION RATES. Daily (Not Including Sunday.) 3 jt. in advance. ..*B 00 I 3 mos., in advance. s2 00 l_os.,in advance. 403 | « weeks. in advance. 100 One month ■ Oc. DAILY AND SUNDAY. I-tr., in advance .¥lO 00 I 2 ra»s., in advance. s2 50 t_os., in advance 5 00 | 5 weeki.in advance 1 00 One month £3c- SUNDAY ALONE. JjT., in advance. 00 I 3 mos., in advance. ! Cmos.. in advance. 1 00 | 1 mo., in advance... .23o ; TKI-wekkly — (Daily— Monday, Wednesday and i Friday.) 3yr., in advance.. ft 00 I 6 mos., in advance. 00 3 months, in advance $1 00. WEEKLY ST. PAUL GLOBE. One Year. fl. Six Mo.. 65 cfg. Three Mo., 35 cts. The Ch : cago office of the Globe is at No. 17 i Times building. Ti Mnneapolis office of the Globe is at No. 257 i First Avenue south. The Stillwater office of the Globe is at 215 X ; South Main street. Rejected coram unications cannot be preserved. Address ad letters and telegrams to THE GLOBE. St. Panl. Minn. Mir st. P>it «,i,o«r Has a Larger Circulation than that of Any Other Newspaper Printed j Northwest of Chicago, and it in Stead ily and Itapidly Increasina, Keeping Pace with the Growth off the Great City of which the GLOBE is Admit tedly the Journalistic Uepresenia live. It is the Best Advertising medium: forTho*ewho Desire io Beach All j Classes of Newspaper Headers in the (.real Northwest, and especially in Minnesota and Dakota. IiAC QUI PAKLL'S DISTURBANCE. A court house controversy can probably j stir up mote bad blood in a county than any ; other question that can be raised. The condition of affairs in Lac gui Parle county j is a fair illustration. The question of re- j moving the county seat from the town of j Lac gui Parle to the town of Madison was submitted to the voters at the late election. j The light between the towns was a bitter one. and on the face of the returns Madi son won. But the people of the other town were not disposed to give it up with out a further struggle. So the courts were j appealed to and an injunction secured. The people of Madison were not disposed to have any judicial foolishness in the matter. so they boldly went to work and smashed in the walis of the court house at Lac gui Parle and are carrying off the county records without the fear of the law or of judicial writs before their eyes. The gov ernor has been appealed to for protection by the county officials, and the sheriff and county attorney are instructed to see that the laws are enforced. So far as that is concerned, it is presumed that the sheriff anil county attorney knew their duty in the premises without any such specific instruc tions from the chief executive otticer of the fsate. lint it is a pretty gnarly condition of affairs up in Lac gui Parle, and the re sult will be watched with interest. JtflSS CLEVELAND'S RETIREMENT. Miss Rose Elizabeth Cleveland's Western career was of remarkably short duration. A few short mouths ago she came to Chicago inspired with bright hopes iv anticipation of the successful journalistic career which lay before her. Her dream of editorial glory is now over and she has gone away in the pouts. Miss Cleve land's rise and fall in journalism is a use ful lesson for those who contemplate enter ing the journalistic profession. It is a con firmation of what the Globe had occasion to say when she first entered upon the posi tion of editor of Literary Life — that editors, like poets, are born, not made. Miss Cleveland relied too much upon the fact that she was tbe sister of her brother. A president's sister at the head of a temper ance society or a sewing machine manufac turing company might be a good advertise ment for the institution over which she pre sided. But social station and family posi tion do not count in journalistic work. Here is a field where brains and experience discount all extraneous conditions. The czar of Russia might become an editor, yet the fact that he was czar would not add to the value or popularity of the journal he edited. Another mistake that Miss Cleve land seems to have made was that she re lied too much on Chicago's generosity. She went to Chicago with a sort of a notion that she was entitled to the earth and that Chicago would be will ing to concede it to her, and all unmindful of the fact that the Chicago people are something of terrestrial monopolizers them selves. Everything that man or woman gets in Chicago is got by hard scufflins. Chicago is a city that does not pay voluntary homage to merit or distinction, lt is a place where the longest pole knocks the persimmon, and the persimmons generally hang high. It is not much of a surprise, therefore, that Miss Cleveland should so soon have been dis couraged in her new field. ' It is evident, however, from the tone of her letter, pub lished a day or two ago, that she stayed in Chicago long enough to get some of the Western snap. She makes a cut at the pub lisher of Literary Life just as if she was bitiue a tenpenny nail in two. Notwith standing her failure in Western journalism. Miss Cleveland retires from the profes sion with the good wishes of her editorial brethren and the sympathy of the public. There is an impression on the public mind that the proprietor of Literary Life didn't tote fair with Miss Cleveland, and public judgment will be suspended until her side of the story is heard in full. MINNESOTA IS DEMOCRATIC. Like the boy in the dark who whistled to keep his courage up, the Minneapolis Tribune is trying to extract consolation from the recent election figures. It says that if the head of the ticket did come so near being swamped, the rest of the ticket pulled through all right, and thus it argues that Minnesota can be relied on as safe for 10.000 Republican majority in the future. Suppose the Republican state ticket, with the exception of governor, did get a in a jority of 8.000 or 10.030. is that a satisfac tory blowing for the Tribune's party? In a gain of nearly 35,000 in the voting popu lation of the state, the foremost candidate on the Republican state ticket only polls 5,000 or 6.000 more votes than were polled lor the Republican party two years ago; while the hindmost candidates on the Democratic ticket will show up with a gain of from 20.000 to 25,000 on the Demo cratic vote polled at the same time. Allow ing for the same increase in the population of the state and the same rates of gains by the respective parties, two years hence the Democrats will have a clear majority of 10.000 on the whole state ticket There fore, the Globe is justified in asserting that Minnesota can be set down in the Democratic column, when making political calculations for the future. THE SUM' RAILWAY. Now that there is every indication that despite the phenomenal energy and ac tivity of De Lesseps his ship canal scheme will prove a failure, attention is again in vited to the ship railway project, which is by no means dead. A vigorous effort will be made at the approaching session of con gress to secure governmental approval of" the scheme, and there does not seem to be any reason why it should not be accorded. The time is bound to come when gome means of isthmian transportation will be afforded vessels, and whether lt be canal or railway, it is of vital interest to this coun try to retain control of it There was ' never a more popular piece of statesman- I ship developed in the political history of 1 the United States than the Monroe doc trine, which contemplates the preventien of foreign interference upon this continent, and its continued enforcement in the mat ter .of a ship canal or ship rail way cannot tail to secure popu lar approval. The scheme to build the railway across the Tehuantepec isth mus, in Mexico, has several economic rea sons in its favor. Such a route is 1.200 miles nearer the United States than the route chosen by De Lesseps. It is in a climate far healthier, and is in a position which the co-operation of Mexico and the United States could make absolutely im pregnable in time of war. On the score of -. cheapness the railway has also a tremendous j advantage over the canal, its estimated cost being $100,000,000, while that of the i latter is five times as great, and its entire i practicability has been amply demonstrated | as against considerable doubt still existing i about the feasibility of a canal. The com- I pany will not ask coneress to appropriate | any money to aid in the construction of the railway, but will simply ask that it be granted a national charter, and that the government assume a total liability of $7,500,000, fully guaranteed. The matter is well worthy the attention of congress, and particularly the discriminating atten tion of the new congressmen, who have not been prejudiced by previous discussions of the various other schemes. CHICAGO'S PR A ll >. The Chicago Tribune makes a sickly at tempt to pooh-pooh the statement made by j the New York Times a short time ago that the Twin Cities of SL PaulandMinneapoiis would soon wrest the crown of commercial supremacy from the city by the lake, lt was not expected that a Chicago newspaper would make any such concession, but judg ing from the roundabout way in which the Tribune approaches discussion of the sub ject, an impartial reader would be imposed with the belief that the Chicago people are beginning to see the hand writing on the wall. The Tribune cites the lact that other cities have been built up in the West without interfering with Chi cago's prosperity. It refers to Omaha and Kansas City as illustrations. But the Tribune fails to note the difference in loca tion between Omaha and Kansas City on the one hand and St. Paul and Minneapo lis on the other. The two lirst named cities are so situated that they are of neces sity tributary to Chicago. The Twin Cities are not in that condition. Shipments can be made from here to the Eastern seaports entirely independent of Chicago. The completion of the Sault Ste. Marie and the Duluth & Atlantic lines will make the Twin Cities just as independent of Chicago as they are of Winnipeg or New Orleans. It is Chicago's misfortune that such is the case, but it is none the less true. CONGRESSMAN" LAWI.ER. The metropolitan Republican papers are disposed to make fun of Fkank Lawlek. the Chicago congressman, who lias just been re-elected. The heighth of Mr. Law yer's sinning is that he is an uneducated man, and consequently the Republican organs make his illiteracy the subject of ridicule. It is true that Congressman Lawlek is no classical scholar, but he is chock full of good horse sense, which, after ail. is really more valuable in public life than literary attainments. While Frank Lawlkr cannot get off a speech with the rounded sentences and rhetorical flourishes of Mr. Evakts, he generally manages to vote right and to get in his work in a way to satisfy his constituents. That is some thin? that a great many of the more cultured Republican statesmen fail to do. Book crammed statesmen are not always the most serviceable. ■ VILU'Yi.Mi v !___. The Republican organs are making a good deal of unnecessary noise about . the speech that Postmaster General Vilas made at Madison the other day. The post master-general made a quiet visit to hit home, and while there his neighbors turned out to pay their respects to their distin guished fellow citizen. As is always the case when American people get up an ova tion, a speech was demanded. In a very quiet and respectable way the postmaster general responded by telling them what a good administration the president was giving the country. lie didn't say any thing that was not true or which any citi zen has a right to say. Now the onrans are howling lor the postmaster-general's scalp, alleging that he violated the civil service rules which the president laid down for the guidance of public officers. As the president issued the civil service order, he ought to be the judge of what constitutes a violation of it. If he is satisfied with Mr. Vilas' conduct nobody else has a right to kick against it. m VIOLET'S COLLAPSE. The announcement that the Violet CAMERON-Lord Lonsdale combination has abandoned its intended tour of the principal American cities, will give no offense to the American public. It is rather gratifying that the American people have succeeded in convincing the malodorous sprigs of English nobility that they can't prance around over this country parading their licentiousness. The sense of decency is stronger in the American heart than re spect for titled nobility. m — ■ Things have been rather dull in Mexico since the Cutting episode, so perhaps the reported filibustering expedition, which is said to be organizing with a view to captur ing the Mexican government, has been gotten up by the Mexican papers in the interest of news. No risk is run, as experience has proven that Mexican revolutions are never dangerous. In view of the continued di faculty of ob taining an appropriation for tno purpose of lighting the statue of Liberty, a personal ap peal might be made to the patriotic Col. To* Ochiltree, who is at present in New York out of employment, for the loan of his mas sive bead of fiery hue. Prince W ai.pkma r is wise in his genera tion in refusing the Bulgarian throne. A position which brings with it the possibility of an assassinatoiu or being blown up with dynamite is hardly the kind of occupation to be commended to a risiug young man. The "private defective" has again been making himself obnoxiously prominent in the Last. This is the kind of cattle that in war times is accorded tho end of a rope. There is strong argument in favor of reviving the habit in time of peace. Helena is to have a water works. Old time Montauians regard this as a dangerous innovation. They can't understand the necessity of going to ail that trouble and ex panse to secure a livid which has so little to recommend it. It is said that the president is displeased with Mr. Vilas for bis activity during the Wisconsin campaign, but the President must be misinformed. The result does not show I that Mr. Vilas influenced anybody in his native state. Unless the capitol walls are strengthened before Your Uncle Ignatius makes his initial speech in the next legislature, the au thorities wisa it to be distinctly understood that they will not be answerable for the con sequences. Since the Pan-Electric telephone suit against the Bell company has tieen decided against the former. Attorney General Gar land is more than ever of the opinion that it was very wrong to accept Pan-Electric stock. That SL Louis express messenger who so cleverly arranged bis own robbery evidently missed his calling. _ Ho should have gone ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBE, SATURDAY MOUSING. NOVEMBER 13, 188 a j into the Missouri legislat ure and become a member of the committee on railroads. Hox. C. K. Davis would feel consider ably more comfortable about that prospective —very prospective— senatorship, if Hon. Charlie Oilman would only conclude to go to California for a few months. Since the railroads hare begun to sell win ter excursion tickets to Florida and California they should be no less heedful of another re sort equally as attractive, St. Paul, the metropolis of the Northwest. The New York authorities were very ac commodating in not arraigning Jake Sharp until he bad acquired enough money to ren der his crooked operations respectable and to insure bis non-conviction. The reported migration of wild geese has no reference to the return from Europe of those deluded Americans who, while ignorant of their own country, are content to be annually plucked abroad. Miss Cleveland having authoritatively an nounced that she is no longer connected with Literary Life, her friends express the hope that she may now devote herself to | literature. Dakota has a matrimonial boom, and the census takers are already ebarpening their pencils and preparing a fresh set of blanks for ''coming events cast a shadow before." » . Since she has again turned to ber beloved sportinsr events, the mind of Minneapolis, temporarily unhinged by political excitement, is restored to its normal balance. ■_« The Knights of Labor will publish a dally paper and the treasurer of the order might as well turn over to the managing editor all the funds iv bis possession at once. ■ TnE snowshoe and toboggan clubs are be ginning to organize. It is expected that they will have an opportunity- to exercise about a year from, the present date. They are still imprisoning editors In Rus sia, and an one who bas seen a Russian Joke in print will agree that the punishment is very intelligently administered. Perhaps the clerk of the weather is inter ested in St. Paul building operations. WHICH WAY THE WIND BLOWS. A CAMPAIGN device. W. R. Merriam was jrreatly alarmed yester day on learning that W. E. Lee, Todd county's favorite son, had resorted to the use of the most peculiar tactics in bis campaign for the speakership, and be at once took steps to oiii-Cr.m his adversary. It seems that Lee — who is making a desperate effort to soliaify himself both with the farmers and the city folks— has been wearing a blue flan nel shirt, without necktie or cuffs, when among the grangers, and a white shirt with a flaming necktie when amoug people who dote on style and judge a man by the clothe* he wears. This, of course, was a good deal of trouble, Mr. Lee being com pelled to change bis suits quite often, and he ba^ invented a combination shirt front which enables him to shift from one costume to the other in an instant, without unbuttoning his Vest or tnkiug down his suspenders. This is recognized as a dangerous campaign device, and if Mr. Merriam doesn't get hold of some thing to neutralize its effect, the result may be disastrous to him. The friends of Mr. Merriam. who warned him of this new dan ger, also sent him in a diagram of the nov elty, showing just how it works. It is like this: Mr. Lee wears an ordinary blue flannel shirt when he is talking to a farmer, ami there is no sign of a white front, a standi utr collar or a flaming tie. Tie device is drawn down below where bis vest buttons, and Is not visible. It consists of a stiff white Shirt-front, a standiug collar and a neck tie — the lie and the collar being securel fastened to the top of the shirt-front. Rub ber bands reaching up to the throat give it a natural tendencr to fly upward, but there is a string tied to it, which runs through into Leo's pocket, and he holds it in bis ban 1. The apparatus runs up and down iv two grooves, which forces open tho ends of the collar as it flics upwards and steers them around on opposite sides of bis neck, they meeting again at the back of tbe neck, leav ing the bosom and tie nicely iv place. If Mr. Lee happens to run across a farmer unexpectedly, be kimply pulls the string, and Ibe collar, tie and bosom disappear. If, soon attar, be is thrown against a man of the world — a social paragon, so to speak — he gives the string some slack, and the ap paratus flies into place, cou verting him into a man of fashion so quickly tbat it is impos sible for any one to catch on. Thus Mr. Lee is enabled to appear just as suits his fancy, or the exigencies of the occasion demand. It is a bis: advantage, aud Mr. Merriam is doomed unless he contrives to head him off in some effective way. *** GOOD PLACES TO LOCATE. For Poor Lawyers Ableinau, Wis. For School Girls — Academy, lud. For Surgeons Accident, Aid. Fur Small Farmers— Ohio. For Convivialists— B tcchus, Teun. For — Bachelor's Retreat, S. C. For Bakers— Bake Oven. Onio. • For People With Spikes in Their Shoes- Banana, Florida. For People not Afraid of Ghosts— Banquo, I nd. For Poets — Bard, lowa. For Cayuses— Pack Saddle. Texas. For People who Paint the Town Red— Paint Bank, Va. For People who Have no Other Chance for Heaven — Jerusalem, Dak. For Men who Have the Gambling Craze — Tiger Island, La. For Cremationists— Union Furnace, Ohio. For the Man who Likes a Half Raw at Mid night — Oyster, Pa. For the Fat Mau who Can't — Never sink, N. Y. For the Man who is Closed Out by the Nererfail. Teuu. For Trombone vers— Muslck. Cal. For Poets Begin mug Lite at the Lowest Round of the Ladder Muse's Bottom, W. Va. For the Man who Never Gets Sober — Kelley's Island, Ohio. For Society Flowers that Can't Even Blush Unseen — Hothouse, N. C. For Sidewalk Contractors Flagstone, Pa. For Candidates who Want Grander Votes Farmers' Turnout. N. C. For Men who Have Lost Their Money at Faro Eureka, Wis. *** A friend of Deputy Postmaster O'Brien shipped him nine nice fat ducks by express. a few days ago, from a lake upon the Man itoba road, and wrote bim a letter to that ef fect. only six of them reached him, and sus picion points toward one of the express mes sengers on the line. But the messenger was so cute about it that O'Brien looked upon it rather as a good joke than as au outrage, and niaue no effort to recover. The ducks were tagged as follows : IX. Ducks lor P. O'Brien, St. Paul. The messenger must have figured for some time as to how many he could lilt and escape detection, but be finally took three, and when O'Brien got the ducks the tag read as fol lows: SIX Ducks for P. O'Brien. That messenger deserves promotion. w * * Mr. Merriam changed his necktie again yesterday aud put on a bright red scarf, doited with white ears of corn. It was very pretty and effective. In the afternoon he drove three visiting farmer members of the legislature about the city in his carriage, and evidently did a good day's work. V A Globe reporter called at the residence of a certain well-known citizen last night, to see a prominent gentleman who boards there. He rang the door bell three times, and it sounded loud enough to be beard three blocks awa-. Two young ladies sat iv the front parlor, which was brightly lighted, and one j said to the other: "I do wondah woo Is at j the doah bed." But the servant didn't hear, and the young ladies cousiiered it beneath their dignity to answer the bell or find the servant. Codfish, it seems, is a drug on the market in St. Paul. *** Mamma," said a St. Paul urchin. "I think All little children should bo very happy to night." "Yes. dear, of course, but tbey should be all the time." -But to-night especially, mamma, ' .. "Wb.. darling'/" ••Because I beard papa read from the news- j paper tbi t a big shingle mill had burned down in Wisconsin." - * ■ * The people of St. Paul are probably In bliss ful iguorance of tbe late that is in store for | ij. them. The advance agent of the Boston | Ideals, E. B. Johnstone,' is headed this way, | and the nsws of his arrival may be heralded I from th e housetops at any moment. Mr. | Johnstone is the only advance agent that | comes to St. Paul who doesn't wonder "if ■ there will be a full house to-night." Ho > , Simply regrets tbat the bouse is not large I enough. Mr. Johnstone's hair does not even blush when be tells you that it is toe best rep ertoire ever brought here by the company, or j when dilates upon the brilliancy of the new j star, who has set tbe East and Chicago on -fire. The short notice of his arrival will make impossible the reception which it was pro posed to tender him. City Editor Bertram, how ever, will meet mm at the train, and tue two will repair to tbe Press club rooms and com pare notes as to Jounstone's experience In tbe Kiel campaign and tbe harrowing hard ships endured by Bartram wit 1 the expedi tion that went into Itasca county to look after lrauuuttmt votes. V Two St. Paul men met yesterday for the first time, and after a brief talk, tier began to think mere was a tie of relationship be tween them. "What did yon say your name was?" asked one. "Cummings— John," replleJ the other. "Well, that's my name, too — Cum ings." "Yon don't say sol How do you spell your name/ . "C-u-m-i-n-g-s — with one m." "Ob, we.l, that settles it. 1 soell mine with two. But that pats me in mind of one Of jour shortcomings!" "What's that?" "Why, you're short on ma. If a man comes around soliciting you to sign a petulou for tbe pardon of the anar chists at Cuiea*©, force a dynamite bomb down bis throat ar.d pull tho string. There bas been a maraud decrease of laic in the supply of Awiul Examples, and tho market needs bracmg up. *** A St. Paul dentist, wuo went out on a tou r In the rural districts and extracted the mas ticators of neariy all the inhabitants of four counties, receiving pay therefor and promis ing to come around again and put in false sets when their pums healed, hits skipped tne country and taken with him the money ob tained by false pretenses. He left a note behind him saying that he supposed there would he a breeze about it. in fact be said be expected there would be an abundance of trailing', inn of one thing be was certain, ih.ro would be no gnashing of teeth. *»* A Pittsburg reporter is said to have waded waist deep iv water to catch sight of a Ore in a coal mine. If it bad been beer instead of water he wouldn't have gone in more than ankle deep before lying flat down and wal lowing in it. *** Gov. Hubbard neglected one important duty for which be should be severely cen sured. The annual meeting of the interna tional Institute for preserving and perfecting weights and measures has met at Cleveland and adjourned, and Minnesota was not repre sented by a delegate. Minnesota has one of the most complete and elaborate sets of weights and measures in the United State carefuilv stored away in the basement of the capitol, and there is an annual appropriation to keep it in repair. G ti. Hammond, tin janitor, takes especial pains to keep the sei burnished to the highest point of perfection, and the care of this important part of the machinery of the state is the pride of hi* life. It was an undeserved slur cast upon a faithful and intelligent servant when Gov. Hubbard declined to appoint Gen. Hammond as a delegate to this convention. The people take a deep interest In tills important matter, and the governor will be held responsible tor his ueglect of a duty imposed upon him by tbe constitution. * * v- The printers In Milwaukee are striking against patent in-ilos It bas been tie im pression for a long time that a great many of the disciples of the art preservative in that city bud been holding such intimate relations with Schlitz. Best, Blatz and other great brewers tbat they were in need of patent in sides, and would gladly hail their immediate introduction. The following letter has been received at this office, to be forwarded to the person ad dressed, as the writer does not know bis place of residence: Omaha, Not. ».— A. M. Welles— Dear Brother: lam comiug'to ft. Paul and Minneapo lis in the spring, ami 1 want to arrange it so you can report my meetings. You were the only re porter that d d me ju-.tiee at lied Kock last sum mer, and I'm stuck ou you. Can 1 depend on you. Don't fail me. Sam Jones. The letter has been forwarded to Prof. Welles at Redwood lulls. *** Let it be hoped that Arthur Orron. the Ticbborne claimant, is not related to Miles Orion, the circus man. Miles is such a poo. rider that Arthur would be ashamed of bim. When one newspaper sues another for libel — as is the case in Detroit — it is time for the loop-suffering public to hold ratification meetings. *** It has beon demonstrated that sorghum can be successfully raised in Kansas. Of fours-, this will result in advancing the price of buckwheat, and the editorial staff of tin- Leavenworth Times will not have so many boils on their necks herein tor. *' David A. Sutton, who has just come to grief in New York in connection with some crooked business with the World, is an old protege of Hutchins and Pulitzer. Thc> raised him from obscurity, and. when they went east — to Washington and New York— they took Sutton along. When Sutton firs came to their notice he was an impecunious notry public, eking out a mere pittance. He was advanced rapidly in newspaper work, over the heads of abler and more deserving men, and in tne vernacular of Missouri, flow J high and cut a wide swath. It isauotner case of a smuli man in a big hole — and there will bo few regrets. *..*■ The published card of Rose Elizabeth Cleve land, in regard to ber troubles with the pub Usher of Literary Life, does not, it is safe to say, do the lady justice. The chances art nineteen against one that, in the fourth line or tht> original letter, where sne refers to "the little Chicago Magazine," the worn "little" was underscored, and it should there fore be in italics. The same is true of the words "irrevocably" and "the worst of lies. ' No newspaper should attempt to print so im portant a letter without first laying in a font of italic. *** A young American woman ha 3 undertaken the task of fas Ing lorty days In Paris. She has been in training for a long time, prob ably. It is given out on the quiet that she is the wife of a politician who went to Washing ton wtun Cleveland was inaugurated looking tor au office. *** * The national committee of anti-saloon Re publicans, in session at Chicago, passed a resolution complimentary of Gen. Nettle ton's address, which was published and scat tered broadcast. The resolution, if circu lated in Minneapolis for signatures, would probably fall flat The denizens of tb*t city bare a vivid and painful lection of Gen. ->etileton's editorials when he was running the Tribune. ■*■ * * The husbands of wives who have been haunted by visions of bills for sealskin Bucques, will read with fiendish delight of the failure of a big cloak manufactory in New York. It will be looked upon as an evidence of the wrath of God, the vials of which are poured do>vn on the bead of the original pro ducer, from whence all the trouble springs. * * A $500,000 water works plaut Is to be put In at Helena, Mont., at once. This is said to be due principally to the firm stand taken by :-.r ... S. Dicke of tue Independent. He declared he would not stay in tbe place if a i OuutliWi SUppi of pure water was not pro vided, and tho people, loth to lose so valuable a ciiizcn. Chipped in and made up tbe amount. M . Diciersou, beiore xoing to Montana, was a temperance lecturer in Indiana, and he shies at sight of a beer sign as a young colt does when a piece of loose paper is blown under his feet by a gu^t of wind. VOICE Or THE PEOPLE. .11 r. Duvt« .-said. It. You stated in un article concerning ex-Gov. Davis that "ii" he bad said he would not vote for the Apostle Paul if he were ruuning on a Democratic ticket. There are no it's about It. He said it, and three or four hundred of our citizens beard it. He also spoke in favor of bight tariff, when nine-tenths of the people In this state, both Republicans and Democrats, are for low tariff, as tbe Republican platform will show. How _it that a bitterly partisan student of bigu tariff should he chosen to rep- | resent, this state in the senate!" As an offset j to the remark that he would not vote for tbe j , Apostle Paul if he were a Democrat, the Democrats and Liberal Republicans should say they would vole for anybody rather than C. K. Davis. If wo must send a Republican, why not have one who will represent our in terests, and who will, not he so bitterly parti zan that he will bate and be bated by those j Democratic senators with whom he must act. i Would it not be better for them "to take the beam from their own eye," by trotting out a better many •-.-: ..*• Montevideo, Minn., Nov. 11. This Seems Quite Probable. Puck. Oartholdi claims that he saw the statue from a distance of thirty miles at sea. That Ip hardly possible, and as he evidently say something, it must have been Cyrus W. Field's opinion of himself taking a walk on the Bat tery. Lovely stales Kea»ons. Albert Lea Enterprise. The causes which led to this defeat (o: Lovely) can be traced to: • First The work of corporations to defea the will of toe people, * quest. upon wuicl the Republican party has taken advaucei ground, and Mr. Lovely is one of tne bright i eel coampions or popular rights. ' Second — natural tendency of the people i to auhere to tne party in power. ' Tnlrd Defections occasioned by the bijrr license clause in tue Republican state L plat form, a large class preferring the "no sump tuary le^iSiatioa" lueory. Fourth — Alienations on account of the ideas possessed by some upon tuo question ol pronibitiou, a question which the Kepuolicat party will meet tairly ana squuroiy in tb— state as it has iv several oihe.s, tue hquot men themselves uasienmg one day by or^'un „ing to de 104.1 tbe popular wilt. fr'ittu — tne piece 01 political vermin known as Miio Wuite, wuo wouid betray his party tc its oueuiie j he could not forever sit upon tbe iinoue. SUtn — J'ne anxiety of many of the people of Mower county to again defeat Page. Top—, wan a few Hebbian newspapers, ever ready to blow nitn m return tor gold, auc wbo are as uevo.d of principle as tue sun v full of light, made a coin. /. nation wuict swamped tue Republican party in the First district, and in its ueicat cue lovers ot Übertj have need 01 sorrow. Incontrovertible Evidence. Chicago News. A man of Mitchell, Dak., has been adjudged insane because he proposed marriage to three young women In one we.-k. Conrrrskmeu ,tiu>t be i tec ted. New York Sun. New ponce rules in Washington force the men while on due/ to wear wuite gloves and can-., canes. Washington police are not kuowu as cluboers. LetSiouiet«ii«w lrc^ilou. Puck. Never buy anything you don't need be cause its cut-up. This includes beer. ■ l Stilt Hi y Will diet Married. New York Journal. Every girl in free America is a goddess ol liberty iv her own light. ■ Hard Work Swimming Jordan. Judge. . "Oh, dear!" exclaimed a lady who had crossed to the other side, "I shall look like a fright among these angels. My bangs are out of kink aud 1 haven't a hairpin to my name." Author* at Work iv Washington. Washington Letter Detroit Tribune. A great many authors come to Washing ton to get access to the congressional and departmental libraries. It is said the gov ernment here has more standard and his torical books, not government publications, than could be hauled on six freight trains. There is a train load at the capitol alone. Among those who have been here lately to avail themselves of this mass of books was ex-Governor Albert G. Porter, of Indiana, who is preparing an excellent history of his state. He somewhat surprised me by remarking one day, while here, that he found the libraries very inadequate to bis demands. '•An author," he said, "cannot get what he wants from any library. He must buy the books he wants. And he wants a great many. I have found a bookseller's publi cation in New York of almost invaluable service. I have purchased a good many rare books within the past year or two, and nave done so through this publication, lt inserts free of charge the advertisement of those who want to buy books. One can earn the versatality in price« for the same works by this means. I remember to have received answers from one advertisement giving prices for a rare book all the way from ;515 to $45. 1 took the lowest price and found the book good as new. There is a sea of books in Washington; too many." nnreniencei New York May Copy. Pall Mall Gazette. Paris is trying an experiment which has long ago been found to answer in Italy. On one of the boulevards a new establishment nas been opened foi'jthe personal comfort.of Parisians. You can wash your bands, have your clothes brushed, your boots cleaned, lou can write your letters. Paper, pens, ink, etc., at your disposal. In one room are all the newspapers, not merely ol Paris and provinces, out of all the great con tinental capitals. Ath rd room is devoted to works of reference, encyclopedias, dictionaries and directories. Tnere is a telephone and a postoilice, and all this is open to any passer-by who pays half a Crane admission. The Italian idea did not go quite so tar, but in some tespects it was more useful, It was not a private specula tion, but a government concern. in fact, it was part of the working of the postal system of the country. You paid a penny entrance fee, and found all the means of writing and all the information you might need at band. You buy paper at cost price and have the use of writing materials gra tuitously. The French institution is a spec ulation, and if the building just opened on die Boulevard Mommaiue succeeds, no doubt we shall see Oluert eslaonsued all over the capital. A Kissing Horse and Dog. Pittsburg Chronicle-Telegraph. A horse about the color of Pittsburg skies in the old days was standing on Sui.thtieid street yesterday afternoon, and many a passer-by wondered to see the beast curve ins neck every once in a while and allow a little smooth-coated terrier to imprint upon his nose a canine kiss. The dog sat all the i line at the horse's head. If any one came near the horse the dog showed every tooth in his head and snapped viciously. When George Sallows, the Oakland confectioner, .0 whom the horse and dog belonged, came along, he told the Dispatch reporter all about this curious friendship. He said ..hat for many years the horse and dog had been inseparable. Each night the dog slept in the horse's manger, and by day the two went together wherever Mr. Sahovv's busi ness called him. The dog never allows anyone but Mr. Sallows to touch the horse, and the horse on his s.de is prone to take very summary vengeance with his hoofs on any dog who molests lis little friend. if the circumstances are peaceful and the wagon stationary, the two animals will kiss each other from time to time. Neither animal is beautiful, but their friendship makes them so to Mr. Sallow's eyes. DAY BFFOKE THE WEDDING. Why, Joe, dear old boy, Is that you? Sit down and let's try to be joily. I've been feeling confoundejl blue- So you're on you're way down to see Polly Cigars? The?? are good. Here's a lighting. (I'm afraid it's a vice past repressing.) Draw up to the tire. A cool night: And a fire (with a friend) 's a rare bless How' you been since the ball?— l'm at sea To know what I'll do when you're married, To-morrow's taedav; — and to me It seems all my hoptss have miscarried. You know we had planned a snug den, Which we two together should dwell in; i Where released from the bore lorn of men We'd escape, too, each troublesom Helen. ••L'homme propose" — Don't quote it. I know •• "li, love makes the world go" at college We sang. 1 suppose it is so: lint, you know, 1 can't speak from knowl edge "Got a wife for myself?" Heavens! Joe, 1 should huvi' to look up my profession. 1 inn destined to h>-e the old row Past any uttuuipi at progression. Hard luck this, old fellow. You smile. For ive my 808 > meal chatter. I said "Let's bfl Jolly —the while ..„.-. \ I've been grumbling. 1 truly don't flatter. Not going? Oh, Polly expects you, . i And you wont disappoint her. You're right, (My secret there's no one suspects.) You j Are happy. God bless you. Goodnightl (After Joe's departure.) i God bless him, dear fellow, but more ! God Mess his sweet wife. May he prove her True husband. * « * And now shut the door Cn vain dreaming. * * * •:-~ — Ooi! how I love her! Edgar Irving Brxsxer. ; HIS PA WONT LET HIM. The King of Denmark Eefuses to Let Prince Waldemar Accept the Bul f garian Throne. 1 Ettssia Still Growling Over the Situation i and Bound to Have Her Own Way. 3 • Destructive Floods and Storms on tbe | Continent.-- Accident at Berlin. I Twenty-Two People Out of Every ) 1,000 in London Paupers- = Archer's Funeral. r London, Nov. 12.— The.King of Den -1 mark, on behalf ot his son. Prince Walde t mar. has sent a telegram to Tirnova, ex pressing thanks for the honor conferred on J his sou. but declining upon any conditions to allow him to accept the throne. It is, • therefore, needless to send a deputation to } Cannes to meet Prince Waldemar. It is , seini-oflicially stated that the Prince of t Mingrelia is looked upon with general dis r favor throughout Austria Hungary as a candidate for the Bulgarian throne. When Capt. Nabtibaff, the Russian who led the Botirgas revolt, lias been formally sen tenced to death, he will be transferred to 1 the custody of Gen. Kaulbars. The Jour -5 nal De St. Petersburg says that the Mar quis of Salisbury's speech at the lord mayor's banquet on Tuesday MAKES AUSTRIA RESPONSIBLE for the maintenance of the peace of the 1 East. It adds: ! TheEmpe. Francis Joseph's speech to the t delegation in liuda-Pestb ou Saturday, testi fied ttiai he was conscious of the responsibil ity created by tho Marquis of S; lisuury mak ing British policy d pjndent upon tbat of Austria with regard to the attain in the East. It may be hoped that the warlike note ■ sounded in the Guild hull will be lost In the eminently pacific note struck at Buda-Pestb. The German St. Petersburg Gazette says that the Prince of Mingrelia is the only possible Russian candidate for the Bulgarian . throne, and thinks his selection would be sure to be approved by the powers. The same paper says: It will be some time before quiet Is re stored in Bulgaria sufficiently to render the election of a prince possible under conditions I wh.on Russia would recognize as legal. 1 It is reported at Sofia that Gen. Kanl . bars, acting for the Russian government. . has entered a protest against the election of Prince Waldemar as ruler of Bulgaria. on the ground that it is illegal. The king of Denmark has announced to the council his refusal to permit Prince Waldemar to occupy the Bulgarian throne. i It is rumored at Varna that the Russian party has taken possession of the govern • incut offices at Bourgas. A Russian gun boat which has been stationed at Varna has just left for Bourgas. DESTKCCIIVE SIOGMS. Nice and Can. ea . artially Sub mersed—Havoc liaised by a Heavy It v iv. Paris, Nov. 13.— The city of Nice has been visited by enormous waves from the Mediterranean. The water swept away the quays and the promenade on the Anglais plantation. Upwards of one hundred people were carried off their feet, and the quays and promenade covered with sand. The devastation wrought by the waves extended two miles along Nice's water front. At Cannes, which is twenty two miles from Nice, a fierce storm has been raging, and two vessels are known to have been wrecked. Men standing on the quays were carried out to sea on immense waves. The Croisette promenade was de stroyed. A rain, amounting almost to a deluge, has been falling for four days at Gap. the capital of the department of Hautes- Alpes. A number of houses have been utterly destroyed by the floods result ing from the waterfall. The city of Aix is so badly flooded that travel in the streets is impossible, except in boats. In Nimes two par.shes are under water, and a third isolated by the floods. Ces»ip From Germany. Berlin, Nov. 12. A note has been re ceived from Lord Iddesleigh, the British foreign secretary, asking Germany's assent to a ie vision of "the regime capitulatiou" of E::ypt, to subject the foreign press to the laws of Egypt and to withdraw foreigners charged with crim'ma (offenses from consular jurisdiction and submit them to mixed tribunals. The note also proposes reforms in the financial administration of Egypt. The proposals are supported by the Porte. It is expected that Prince Bismarck will acquiesce. The negotatious between Ger many and Portugal for defining the boun daries between the German and Portuguese possessions in South Africa have been amicably concluded. Emperor William has gone to LeUingen on a hunting trip. In the Spremberg trials the prisoners were sentenced to imprisonment for terms rang ing from two to fifteen months. The court found that the riots were not originated by the socialists, but were incited by socialistic teachings. The National states that only thirteen arrests have been made at Magde berg for high treason. Large quantities of dynamite and other explosives were found in the possession of the prisoners. An equestrian statue of Washington, destined for the city of Philadelphia, has just been unshed here. It will be shipped in Decem ber. London's I'oor. London. Nov. 12.— The local govern- ' ment board has made public its reply to the ( letter recently addressed to it by the Social Democratic federation, calling attention to i the alleged enormous increase in the num ber of poor and unemployed in London. The board's reply asserts that in October, , 1886. the percentage of paupers in London was 22 to every 1.000 of tbe population, while in the same mouth of the year 1868 ] the percentage was 42 to every 1,000, and i argues that these figures prove that if pau- , perisiu does increase in London, the govern ment will be quite able to manage it and its attendant evils. The board promises to as sist the local authorities in the work of re lieving the poor. ' Spain Threatened With Revolt. < London, Nov. 12. — Information has < been received here that much alarm exists 1 in Madrid .in consequence of reports of a ' threatened outbreak against the govern- ' ment, and that extensive military precau- 1 tions are being taken. The news from ( Catalonia shows that a bad state of feeling ] prevails among the people and an arising is ' feared. In Cadiz, also, an incident has oc- ' ctirred which leads the government to be- ' lieve that trouble is imminent This was ' the refusal of 700 soldiers to embark for ' Cuba, to which place they had been i ordered. ! The statement in a dispatch received at J London to-day that 700 soldiers at Cadiz l had refused to embark for Cuba is found to ' be false. There was no mutiny among the * troops, their shipment being merely sus- ' pended. . ■ Tangible Tokens of Victory. a Bombay, Nov. 12— The Ghilzai rebels in Afghanistan have been attacked by the Afghan general sent to subdue them and 1 badly defeated. The geneial sent to Cabul ten carloads of beads of rebels killed in the \ battle as a token of the victory his force j had won. They Did >ot Quarrel. ( London, Nov. 12.— is officially an- * nounced that the statement that Lord s Iddesleigh and Baron De Staal quaireled ! j at their last meeting is absolutely untrue. j \ On the contrary, the interview, which | t took place Wednesday, was very cordial.'! c The foreign offices also discredit the re- s port published by the St. James Gazette, a that the Baton De Staal would take a pro- t longed leave of absence. The officials say j the report emanated from Paris. . Affairs in Ireland- \ Dublin. Nov.' 12.— William O'Brien, * editor of United Ireland, who was offered x a seat in parliament for the south di- : v vision of Sligo. has declined to sit for that 1 or any other seat for the present. The 1: police have been instructed to report upon j l the number of persons evicted* from hold- i 1 l ngs in each district in Ireland; to state whether those evicted are able to pay their rents; and whether the national league | influences those who are able, but refuse , to pay the rate demanded by the landlords. Justice Lawson will preside over the commission to try the Belfast rioters. Lord ( lanrtcarde's tenants have appoint^ trustees in accordance with United 1W» land's advice. The mayor of Limeridr addressing a meeting of tiie league to-d*i« said that all officials in Ireland— Bulwi? Plunkett, and the rest-- were doing by orde* of the government for the Irish tenant what the Parnell bill proposed to do. Archer* Funeral. London, Nov. 12.— The funeral of Fred Archer took place to-day at Newmarket. Business was suspended in the whole town. Among the mourners were Lord Grosvenor, Baron Arlington, Lord Cardross. the Messrs. Tattersali and a large number of persons interested in the turf. One hundred wreaths were placed upon the jockey's coffin, among | the senders beiog^the Marquis of Aylesbury, Mr, Lonllard and various racing clubs. Burin tii * ti subdued. Mandalay, Nov. 12.— Civil law is In adequate to restore order in Buniiah. i Severe measures of repression are immi i nent. The Dacoits subject to cruel torture , all natives suspected of loyalty to the Brit | ish. They also, for the purpose of arousing hostility to the British spread reports that the British intend to restore King Theebaw to the throne and then leave the country. Four Persons Killed. Berlin. Nov. 12.— The Harding casino took fire last night while a ball was in progress. Four persons were killed and a large number injured. ■ . Ei;«0. HAS diliiVArs. Germany Lend,, ifh England, Fr:» nee, II Usui a, Austria aud Italy Following. London Times. An important document lias recently been published by the International Railway commission, of which Dr. Yon Brachell, of Vienna, the head of the statistical depart ment of the Austrian ministry of commerce, is the president, and which consists of rail way engineers and official statisticians ap pointed by the various European states It is the firs .report (printed in German and French) of the commission, and cont ius comparative international railway statistics In an appendix to the report are give,, the' mileage of the railways of every European country, and its proportion to their areas and populations. The report only deals with the railways up to the end of 1883. Tie German Empire had the greatest mileage open at the end of that year, namely 50.749 kilometers. Great Britain and Ire land follow- with 30.058 kilometers; then trance, with 29.469 kilometers; Russia 40 , k,,0,ue ters; Austria, with 30.085 kilometers; and. at a long distance, Italy, with only 9.602 kilometers. The other countries dealt with in the report had the following mileage at the end of ISS3 -f ^, n Vc 8 ' 3 , 51: ; Sweden 6 ' Go °: Belgium; 4 „30; Switzerland! 2.798; Holland. 2 118; Denmark. 1.817; Norway, 1.562; Portugal l.o20; Rotimania. 1.513; Finland. 1.181; European Turkey, 1,173; Bosnia and Her zegovina. 370; Luxemburg. 300; Bulgaria, 322; Greece. 22 kilometers. Relatively, that is to say, compared with tho area of the various countries, Belgium was best provided with railways, having at the end of 1883 one kilometer of railway to every 6.8 square kilometers of area. It was followed by Luxemburg with one kilo meter ot railway to every seven square kilometers of area; Great Britain and Ire land, to 10.4 Switzerland, to 14.8; Ger many, to 15.1 square kilometers. The other countries are ranked in the following order: Holland, one kilometer to each 15.6 square kilometers; France, 17.9; Denmark, 21: Italy, 29.8; Austria. 30.3; Portugal 61.1; Spain. 61.5; Sweden, 67.1; Kou mania, 86.8; Bosnia and Herzegovina, 140.8; European Turkey. 178.8; Norway, 203.7: Russia. 309.5; Bulgaria. 288.1; Fin and. 316.3; and lastly, Greece, with one kilometer of railway to every 2.940.4 square kilometers of area. The proportion of rail way mileage to the population was at the end of ISB3 most favorable in Luxemburg (one kilometer of railway to every 572 in habitants). The second place was occupied by Sweden, with its thinly scattered popu lation; the proportion being one kilometer to 997 inhabitants. Switzerland was third, with 1.032 inhabitants to each kilometer of railway. Denmark, fourth, with -1,116- Great Britain and Ireland, fifth, with 1,184; Norway, sixth, with 1,226; France. seventh. wth 1.278, and Germany, eighth, with 1.283 inhab itants. The proportion in the- remaining countries was as follows: Belgium 1 224- Finland, 1.814; Austria. 1.889; Holland* 1.995; Spain. 2.048; Italy, 3.021; Portugal, 3,097: Bosnia and Herzegovina. 8,200; Russia. 3.504; Roumania. 3.553; European 1 urkey. 4.600; Bulgaria 9.044; and Greece, 91.771 inhabitants to each kilometer of railway. With the exception of Greece and Russia, where railway construction has lately been active, especially in the latter country for strategical purposes, the pro portions to area and population have not changed much during the last two years. — ■ m — AS ACTOR PROMOTED. Kece««ity more Than Talent Drives Him Several Steps Forward. Merchant Traveler. "How are you, Billy?" said one of the profession to a brother actor whom he had just met in New York. "I haven't seen you since last season. By the way, how did you get along with that company?" "First rate. Got promoted before we had been out four months." "Indeed! That was very fortunate." "Oh. that's nothing. Nearly all the members of the company got promoted." "In what way?" "Why, most of us started out in minor parts, but we were all walking ladies and gentlemen before we got back" Didn't any of us have money enough to ride." An Awful I'redicument. New York Letter: The next social problem in New York is Miss Fortescue. One of the most prominent society women said to me to-day: "I don't know what to io about Miss Fortescue. Yesterday 1 was looking out of my window, and I saw a landau drive up to my door and in it was seated a gorgeous being; don't laugh; she was exquisitely beautiful and magnificently Iressed; and it was Miss Fortescue and her maperoue. The footman left a letter and they drove away. The letter proves to be me of introduction for Miss Fotescue to me from Lady .of London. I don't know what to do about it. I cannot feel that a woman of refinement would bring a breach jf-prqmise suit. It stamps her character ;o nut We held a family consultation over t last night. Mr. and Mr. (nain ;wo well-known society men of New York), (vere with us. and they clamored for an in vitation to meet Miss Fortescue. 'Very well, you shall have it.' 1 said to them. 'I vill call on her and invite her to dinner mil you shall come. But 1 shall not invite my woman to meet her.'" ■ One of Jay Gould's Tricks. Philadelphia Times. '*,,-.': V They are telling a story over in New fork how Jay Gould used his enemy, lames Gordon Bennett, for speculative imposes not long ago. When George sould was married Mr. Bennett cabled rom Paris to the Herald his personal in duction to have the "pair" interviewed t was not assumed for the moment that •oung Mrs. Gould was included in that era. the interviewer taking it for granted hat the Messrs. Gould were meant. Ac lordingly lie went to Irvingtoii-on-tlie-lliid ion. met the Wall street king and his son md interviewed them both. The elder of he twain, appreciating the opportunity alked not only of the youngster's courtship md marriage, but descanted on the coudi ion of the stock markets and let out several 'feelers" by the way. all of which were aithfully reproduced in Mr. Bennett's pa >er.. As a consequence Western Union vent up. Gould, having more than he wanted, disposed of considerable of it at a lighly favorable figure, and chuckled as he et the profits drop into his already gold ined pockets.