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THE EIGHT-HOUR #FSTEM.
There was quite a discussion in political economy the other day when the committee of the council met to consider the eight hour resolution, since adopted. Messrs. J. B. Bassett and O. C. Mekriman were on the negative and Mr. Lucas replied for the affirmative. The argument ot Mr. Bassett was presented dispassionately and in systematic style. His general posi tion was that demand and supply ruled the labor market as well as all the other mar kets. This he proved conclusively. But who does this? Certainly not the eight hour advocates, It is for that very reason they demand the lessening of the hours of labor. Labor is the only commodity they have to sell. If they throw it into the mar ket too freely, the price must fall. That Mr. Bassett should think it neces sary to prove and to illustrate this old and well-known truism seems to show that he do^s not understand the situation. As the trades in which he has been so long engaged is managed on the principle of keeping tne amount of stock on hand within the limits of demand for it, why should he think it strange that the men who have labor to sell, on which they depend for sub sistence, should follow the example of the great lumbermen of Minnesota that shrewd men who know a good thing when they see it as clearly as anybody? Surely Mr. Bas sett has placed himself in au awkward position. But the next assertion that all prices de pend on labor is absurd. Mr. Bassett was understood to say, in the beginning, that "labor antl the earth" gave birth to all products— which is a truth and a truism. Labor is only one of the factors that determine the cost of articles. Mate rial in the shape of timber, leather, metal or wool must be included. Then there is a third factor in the shape of rent, profit.etc. which may, for the sake of brevity, be called rent. Will Mr. Bassett deny that material may rise in value while labor is stationary, and that, if it does, labor is not the only element of cost? Will lie deny that the cost of material and rent may be influenced and ruled by causes having no connection with labor? If he does not, how can he say that when labor falls every thing else falls in proportion? How can he believe that it would be all the same to labor if European wages would becomo the stan dard in this country— that our workmen would be as well off because the cost of living would be diminished in proportion? According to his proposition there could be no such thing as high or low wages, as measured by the products to be obtained for a day's work. But this is all nonsense, or those political economists about whom Mr. Bassett talked so familiarly were a set of ninnies, gravely discussing a nonen tity. When so shrewd a business man as Mr. Bassett and so intelligent a gentleman as Mr. Mekeimax coincide in such positions and arguments, it is time to ask how many business men are similarly affected with in capacity to see the point of the great con troversy that is now taking the front rank with scientific students of society and with friends of humanity generally. TnE CASE of chief stetson. There is a right way and a "wrong way of doing everything, and it must be apparent, after a dispassionate view, that council took the right way yesterday in the matter in relation to Chief Stetson*. This head of a most important city department may have done wrong, and he may have been right in his judgment and conduct; but right or wrong, council is bound to hold up his hands under the circum stances. If any taxpayer believes Chief Stetson has done wrong it is his privilege —nay, his duty— to prefer charges in the proper and legal way; but until that is done it is the plain duty of council to sustain the chief, no matter what the public clamor may be. The Globe must be understood as taking no stand in relation to the merits ot the case itself, as it has never been be fore council, but simply of commending the conservative course of the council in the premises. The complaint made it has not assumed the dignity of a charge — that Chief Stetson* (1) has removed, on grounds of jealousy or pique, certain old and valua ble members of the fire department; and (2) has persistently ignored Scandinavians in making up his list of appointments. These complaints have been made to coun cil in the form of resolutions adopted by a mass meeting held at Dania hall, and it is held that such resolutions are not compe tent to induce the council to take action. The law prescribes certain methods of mak ing charges, and if there is a just grievance, couucil holds the remedy. In the absence of such charges, council took the proper course, beyond a doubt. ALL sorts. Since Aid. Johnson was impelled, by force of circumstances, to resiirn his leadership iv council, he has become the end man. As his wit i* keen he makes a good one. To be in keeping with this ethereally mild weather, how would a game of curling* go be tween Minneapolis and Detroit? Strange to say, not a single coal dealer an nounced an advance in coal yesterday, and even wood remained stationary. There are certain indications that the grand Jury is engaged in studying ancient police history. Note for Future Chronological Reviews — Thursday, April 21. the Minneapolis Evening Journal publisned the first sixteen-page paper ever isSued in the United States. XV. B. Wheeler desires the statement which appeared in Thursday's Globe, to the effect that he wears a Rhinestone, corrected. He says it is a genuine diamond, for which he paid $30 at the leading jewelry store at Big Prairie Round. At a hotel in New Orleans a colored waiter, who had regarded the Detroit club with awe. approached one of them and softly inquired. "Which one is the pitcher? "The pitcher," was the reply, "why, we've got six." "Six pitchers! Good lawd, we're done beat," zasped the waiter. He was under the impres sion that all six pitchers would go in the box during one game. "Doc" Elliott, now awaiting trial for for gery, is a man of unlimited nerve, and never loses au opportunity to display it. Yesterday norning, after he had been arraigned before Judge Lochren. he approached a reporter for _ newspaper that had published hi. picture, md holding out a photograph or himself, remarked: "Say, the picture you printed of one some time ago when I was arrested did not do me justice. Now here is a good one. and you will confer a favor on me by using it." But few of the prisoners who were ar raigned yesterday morning had any money to employ counsel, and the judge assigned some of the lawyers present to look after i each case, where the prisoner pleaded not guilty. For each case so assigned the attor ney receives SlO. and it was amusing to see some of the lawyers preseut try not to look as though they wanted the work when the judge got ready to select one of them. One or two were not satisfied with getting a case tn the morning, and so came down in the afternoon. A New Itlanufaetnrinsr Industry. The first meeting of the Minneapolis All- Iron Fence company was held Thursday afternoon at the office of J. W. Tousley & Son, 242 Hennepin avenue, its organization being perfected under very flattering cir cumstances. A meeting of the directors was held shortly afterward and the follow ing officers elected for the ensuing year: John W. Tousley, president and general manager; William S. King, vice-president; John H. Tousley, secretary; Charles H. Howard, assistant secretary; C. P. Lovell, treasurer, and H. L. Woodburn. superin tendent of factory. The books were opened and subscriptions for stock received. It is expected that a plant will soon be selected, at which time the erection of suit able buildings will be pushed to an early completion. The company is already en gaged in manufacturing posts, orders for which are crowding in at this early date, and from present indications they .will be justified in erecting an extensive '; manu factory. - z Y-.7yYi-: <■-•.*/:<- "7Y75Z '7'? Owing to yesterday's snowstorm the game of ball between the Detroit and Minneapolis nines was postponed. BEFORE JUSTICE'S BAB. I i The Grand Jury "Working on Matters Con nected With the Police Admin istration. The Usual Grist of Law Breakers Find . Themselves in the Grasp of the Law. Election Day Liquor Sellers Indicted — Ci interim. Variety of Offenses Charged Up. Several New Suits Begun- -A Big Day's Work Laid Out for the Blind Goddess. The (grand jury remained in session all day yesterday, much to the surprise of many, who had expected an adjournment about noon, or even before. There were rumors of various kinds flying around as to what the business was that engrossed the attention of the august body, but no one appeared to have any definite knowledge of the subject. The conspicuous absence of "madames" and "solid men" around the court house was quite noticeable, and from this it was inferred that the keepers of houses of ill-fame and the gamblers were not being raked over the coals the way they were by the grand jury which met in De cember. During the afternoon there were a large number of police officers in the balls, and one alter another they disappeared in the ' room where the jury sat. The police records for the past year were called for during the afternoon and subjected to a general and thorough overhaul'iiur. This was especially the case with the record of prisoners kept at the Central station. One of the patrol wagon drivers and one of the station keepers had also been summoned to appear before the jury, and prior to their being called in meandered around in the halls ana wondered what was up. It was stated that the jury was invest igating the report circulated by a St. Paul morning newspaper, which has opposed Mayor Ames most bitterly, for what reason no one knows, that certain people well known in sporting circles possessed a heavy influence in regard to the police department, and had on several occasions secured the release of prisoners of their class, so that the matter was never brought into the po lice court. This view was rather borne out by the appearance of the witnesses ex amined. Jailor Matt Bros and Registrar Pierce came in carrying the police books and looking puzzled, while Patrol Driver Curtiss sailed in slowly and majestically and wanted to know what it all meant. Ex -Patrolman Ed Grace, recently dis charged by Mayor Ames, was also a wit ness called in. Grace, it will be remem bered, had considerable trouble at one time in regard to two alleged confidence men whom he had arrested, and who were dis charged before going into court. The jury will probably conclude its labors to-day. YESTERDAY ARRAIGNMENTS. Some of the Fruits of the Grand Jury's Investigations- Judge Lochren was kept busy all day yesterday arraigning prisoners who had been indicted by the grand jury. None of them pleaded guilty. Below will be found a list of those arraigned, and the dates upon which their cases will be tried. In relation to the cases against the gentlemen indicted for keeping open stores on election day where liquor is sold (a drug store, a grocery store and a wholesale liquor house) it is extremely probable that a nolle will be entered, as the election law passed by the last legislature does not apply, it would seem, to cities having a population of over 12,000. Attorneys generally are of the opinion that such is the case, and all the indicted parties will enter demurrers to the indictments. William Henry, indicted for stealing an overcoat from the store of Roberts & Co., pleaded not guilty and will be tried April 25. ■ , John H. Conway, charged with assault-- - ing and dangerously cutting Samuel 11. ' Kummens, pleaded not guilty had his \ case set for April 25. ' .'4 : James Mason pleaded not guilty to grand : ! larceny, and will be tried April 25. John Hayes, a decidedly tough looking citizen, said he was not guilty of stealing an overcoat and dummy from the store of Julius Recce. He will have an opportunity of proving his innocence April 25. • Nicholas Baker, indicted for stealing a horse from Warren S. Fletcher, while in his employ, pleaded not guilty, aud will have his trial the 2Sth. Edward Sellers, indicted as Michael Burns, said he was not guilty of attempting to burglarize the store of Isaac Wiel, on Hennepin avenue, trial set for April 25. Andrew Ross sauntered up to the bar in an easy manner and pleaded not guilty to burglarizing the residence of H. Downey, on First avenue south. His case was set for the 28th. Henry Hackett, a red-haired youth, pleaded not guilty to the charge of grand larceny (stealing goods from the house of Arthur Harris), and bad his case set for the 25th. Isaac H. Ripley, indicted on a charge of adultery with Mrs. Mary Rhines, pleaded not guilty and had the case set for April 28. John C. Connolly, charged with grand larceny, pleaded not guilty, and will be tried April 29. The prisoner was released on bonds of 6500. Horace G.Hunt, an attenuated individual in a heavy ulster, pleaded not guilty to the charge of arsou (setting fire to the dwelling at 1014 Nicollet avenue) and had the case set for April 20. Hunt is a peculiar look ing young man and his wild, weird appear ance was considerably heightened by a flaming red handkerchief tied around his neck. Thomas Allen, a sharp-featured young man. said he was not guilty of stealing twenty-five bottles of whisky from Joseph Baker, and will be tried April 26. Mcl Fitz, who recently indulged in a shooting affray with William Attener, the proprietor of a gambling-house at 10S Wash ington avenue south, was arraigned on a charge of assault in the second degree. He smiled and pleaded not guilty. The case will be heard by Judge Lochren April 25. Frank Tomlinson, indicted for mayhem — biting off one of William Sanford's ears during a fight — asked for time to plead, aud was given until this morning. John Hanel. a saloonkeeper, arose from the audience when his name was called, walked up to the desk and pleaded not guilty to two indictments (found at the De cember term), charging him with selling liquor without a license. Both cases were set for the 27th. '<&&*■■ &-, John Denning denied that he was guilty ■ of stealing any money from Annie Johnson, . as she alleged he did. He will have an opportunity to prove his innocence April '. 27. . ' ■ ' '"■'" ; yy-, William D. Baker, a good-looking young man, pleaded not guilty of robbing D. A. Moriarity of about $100. .His case was set for the 27th. George Elliott, better known as "Doc" Elliott, came up smiling aud listened to the reading of two indictments charging him with forgery. He asked for time, , plead, and was given until to-day. -. V .i. William C. Recce, arrested Thursday on a charge of stealing a watch and chain from Fred S. Clark, pleaded not guilty, and had his trial set for the 27th. THE TEST CASES. C. S. Brackett. the groceryman, indicted for keeping open a place where liquor is sold on election day. did not appear in per son, but his attorney did ask for time to plead. He gave notice that he should enter a demurrer to the indictment on the ground that the law under which Mr. Brackett was indicted did not prohibit the sale Qf liquor on election days in cities of over 12,000 in habitants. Th« matter will come up Mon day morning. J. F. Brown, the wholesale liquor dealer, indicted for keeping his place open on election day, was given until Tuesday to plead. ' Joseph Hofflin, the druggist, was ar raigned on a charge of keeping open on election day a store where intoxicating liquors are sold. He asked for time to plead, and will demur on the ground that the law does not apply. . ". >"_ It was said during the day that S. H. Baker, the absent real estate man, had been ST. DAILY GLOBE SATURDAY MORNING, APRIL 23, X IBB7. Indicted for embezzlement, but nothing could be learned in regard to the matter. NEW ACTIONS Begun Yesterday in the District Court.— Baker Mtisration*. Charles A. Speedy has begun an action, through his guardian, against his father, John Speedy, to recover §305.67 alleged to be due tor work done. In his complaint Charles alleges that on Feb. 1, ISSO, he entered into an agreement with the defend ant whereby he agreed to work for him (.his father) for the period of one year, he to receive his board and lodging and one half of all the money he could earn. He charges that now his father refuses to pay him his half of the money, and so brings this suit. 4«B David M. Lenseing has begun two suits against Chelsea J. Roekwood. assignee of S. 11. Baker, S. 11. Baker and others, to set aside foreclosure proceedings on lots 7, S, 9. 10 and 11, block 10, Aurora Park re vised, and lots 2, 3, 4, 5 and 0, block 10, of the same. He alleges in his complaint that in _SS4 C. M. Goss and A. G. Gilbert mortgaged the land to James E. Merritt. who in turn assigned the notes given to secure the mortgage to him, the plaintiff, ln Jan uary, ISSU, the complaint says, S. H. Baker, who pretended to have purchased the land from Mr. .Merritt, employed Miller, Young A Miller to foreclose plaintiff's mortgage. This was done and the land sold. Now Mr. Lenseing claims that the whole pro ceeding was irregular and illegal. The Minnesota Loan and Trust company, as guardian of Robert Chambers, has begun an action, against Franklin Beebe and John 11. s verts to recover §1,000. Beebe and Stevens". [Were : on the bond of Thomas Chambers, who was some time ago ap pointed * guardian of Robert Chambers, a person of unsound mind. The complaint alleges that Thomas Chambers still has in his possession some 53, 000 belonging to Robert Chambers, and refuses to turn it over. The sureties are therefore sued for the amount of their bond. Randolph Mitchell has begun an action against Oscar Sand, to recover $125 on a "mortgage. Chelsea J. Kockwood, the assignee of Samuel 11. Baker, filed papers yesterday morning restraining Clerk E. J. Davenport from entering certain judgments which had been secured against Mr. Baker. THE POLICE COItI MISSION IV ill Not Appoint Special Officers for Justice Courts. The police commission met yesterday afternoon and inspected the fifth detail of twenty members of the police force. City Attorney Smith, in reply to the question as to whether the commission possesses the right to appoint special policemen to serve papers from the newly established justice courts, submitted the following opinion:. On examiulng the provisions of the act closely and comparing it with the municipal court act, and the duties of the policemen as provided in it for the service of papers in civil actions, I am of the opinion that you have no authority to appoint or provide for any such police, and that the papers from those courts must be served by either the sheriff or constable of the county. In accordance with this construction of the law. the clerk of the board was in structed to return a number of applica tions made for appointment of special po licemen to serve papers. The commission has now about forty more policemen to inspect, and will finish its work Monday. Police Surgeon Kelly has examined about fifty, members of the staff, and is highly pleased with the physi cal condition of the force. He said yester day: I don't wonder Mayor Ames wants to re tain the present force. I have made a rigid examination, aud have not yet found a man unlit for duty. Nearly all of them are splen did specimens of physical soundness. MINNEAPOLIS GLOBULES. The Third ward park has been opened for the summer. Minneapolis lodge of Elks will hold a mem bers' social to-morrow evening-. Marriage licenses were issued yesterday to C. Hagstrom and Josephine Olson, Tom Ken nedy and Sarah Quick. George. R. Nimmons and R. P. Pratt and wife tiled a plat of Nimmons & Pratt's addi tion to Minneapolis yesterday. The noon prayer meeting at the Murphy -Club rooma was well attended yesterday, when Hey. John Stafford led the service. - Dr. Clay MacCauley spoke at the university chapel yesterday afternoon on "Apprehen sion and Heal Worth of the Principle of Phi losophy." Thatcher, Primrose & West's minstrels give a matinee at the Grand tuis afternoon, and close their engagement with a performance this evening. The funeral of Mrs. Michael Herbert, who died at her home in East Minneapolis Wednes day night, took place yesterday morning from the Church of St. Anthony. Postmaster Ankeny has named as addi tional mail carriers John McGowan, A. G. Forland, George P. Gordon, J. V. Warren, P. C. Emerson, J. A. Hallnig, E. E. Brothus and J. D. Garvey. The state convention of the college prohi bition party clubs will meet at W. C. T. U. headquarters, 220 Hennepin avenue, on Mon day next at 9a. m. Waller T. Mills, national secretary, will be present. Benjamin Everson, an employe of Scott & Hunter, contractors, fell and broke his left leg below the knee yesterday morning while entering- a cistern at the cornerof Lyndale and Sixth avenues north. He was taken to St. Barnabas hospital in the patrol wagon. Sunday afternoon, at 3 o'clocK, the Scan dinavian Temperance society, the Eleventh Ward Prohibition club and the Sixth Ward Prohibition club will hold a union temperance meeting at Dania hall. Walter T. Mills will deliver the address. Andrew Presbyterian Preaching by the pastor, Rev. Dr. Peter Stryker, morn ing aud eveniug. The Sabbath evening ser mons are brief, and have especial reference to the times. The topic for Sabbath evening, April 24, will be: "Minneapolis in Danger — How to Save It." No collection: seats free; all welcome. The Gounod club gave its third concert, third season, at the West hotel parlors last evening. The audience, while small on ac count of the 6torm, was very appreciative. Tho club was assisted by I. J. Stuart, tenor, and Oscjjr Ring-wall, clarionet. The pro gramme, ' embracing eight numbers, was an interesting one, and was well presented. The lately increased popularity of the Columbia is so noticeable that it has become a subject for general remark. The proprie tors, Messrs. Flannigan, Sullivan & Shaw, are widely known as first class caterers and managers, and their friends are numbered by the thousands. The Columbia receives, as it properly should, the best patronage of Min neapolis and those who visit the Northwest. M. L. Quinn will consider the "Proper Care of a Child's Voice from a Physical and Psy chological Standpoint," at Gethsemane church this evening. Mr. Quinu will show how a child's voice may be prepared for ar tistic work after it changes. Any child's voice, however fine, may be irreparably lost by Is-norance on the part of vocal teachers and parents. This loss is apt to affect the health of a child and person. 'M V*-.v .V : < (MINNEAPOLIS PERSONALS. it* IV < . '■ — -■- -' Rey, W. E. Stanley, of Austin, is . at . the West. : YyiYiyyYYry7ysyy;^y Charles Moth, the wrestler, was in the city yesterday. .... '; .."_ . - Ellis G. Kerr, agent for Field's minstrels, Is at the St. James. E. O. Excell, the singer who accompanies Sam Jones, arrived last night. Prof. Irwin Shepherd, of Winona, was registered at the West yesterday. ;* Alexander Keupt, special agent of the Brtish Electric company, of Cleveland, 0., is at the West. XV. H. Eastman, of the firm of Goodfellow & Eastman, arrived from New York last evening. HOTEL PERSONALS. At the Clark house: Robert Davis, San Francisco; W. L. Williams, Moorhead. At the West: George W. Daw and wife, Troy, N. V.: W. R.Brown, Indianapolis; A. J. Whiteman and C. E. De Witt, Duluth. At the National: John M. Boyle, Red Lake Falls: J. G. Butterfield. Sioux Falls; W. J. Peppard and wife, Ashland. At the St. James: D.J. Sullivan, Colum bus. O. ; J. E. Ahlers, Red Wing; E. Kennedy, Grand Forks. At the Windsor house: E. W. Beacon, Win nipeg: C. W. Sulton, Helena; R. H. Hartford, William A. Rogers, Aitkin. The Gypsie Band Furnishes music during the entire afternoon to-day at the Columbia. Delightful music will also be furnished for the evening, and a more than usually attractive spread will be placed before those who go tnere for the "good things" to eat aud drink. Additional Minneapolis News on the Fifth Page. .• EIGHT HOUES A DAT y, , yy,""." ■ Council Establishes Such a Standard Day and Fixes $1.50 as the Minimum. The Vote Almost Strictly Party— Stetson Case is Sent to the Table. ( Motor Extent-lon and Stevens Avenue Liue--Tlie Xinth Ward Alder manic Contest. Building- Inspector to bo Examined, .Likewise Assistant Meat Inspector --Council Notes. '• A large-sized lobby collected at council yesterday afternoon, attracted doubtless by the eight-hour resolution due to come up at that meeting. The lobby was largely com posed of laboring men, conspicuous among whom were the labor leaders. The matter came up in the shape of a majority aud mi nority report, the former recommending the adoption, and the latter the rejection of the Gibson resolution. There was no discussion whatever. The minority report was first voted down, and then the major ity report adopted. The vote was almost strictly a party one, the Democrats voting yea and the Republicans voting nay. Aid. Swenson and Vogt, Republicans, voted with the Democrats, and Aid. Morse. Democrat, voted with the Republicans. The vote for record is as follows: Yeas— Cloutier, Dwyer, Ervin, Gibson, Gil man, Gleason, Hanscom, Johnson, C, Kerr, L'Herault. McArdle, Mills, Noerenberg, Os wald, Phillips, Stoft, Swenson, Ting-ley, Vogt and Mareck Nays— Barrows, Clark, dough, Cool. Cooley, Down., Garvey, Johnson, E. M., Johnson, J. L., Lawrence. Morse, Muldoon, Nichols, Parker, Beeves, Stoneman — 16. The resolution, as adopted, is as follows: Besolved, That on and after May 1. 1887, on all public work done by tho city of Minne apolis, where the same is done by day work, eight hours shall constitute a day's work and $1.50 per day shall be the- minimum price paid therefor. Second, That all employes of the city shall, after the said Ist day of May, receive their pay every two weeks, and the proper city officers are hereby directed to go and pay the workmen on their work. It had been expected some aldermen would dodge the vote on this, but every man was in his seat and voted. There was a round of applause from the lobby, which the chair quickly suppressed. THE STETSON CASE. Council Tables* Resolution -■ and Ends "flatters for the Present. The resolutions adopted at the Dania hall mass meeting to protest against the con duct of Chief Engineer Stetson were pre sented to the council by the committee of five. They have already been printed in the Globe, and they concluded by calling for a committee of five to investigate. Aid. Dwyer The special committee of five, consisting of Dr. Collins, Secretary of State Mattson aud others, is here, but they do not wish to take up your time, so I move the mat ter be referred to the committee on Are de partment for investigation. Aid. Morse— l offer as a substitute that the chief of the fire department be instructed to submit communication to council, giving his reasons in full for leaving off certain names in his list of appointments. He has good reasons, and we should hear them, but I do not believe in investigating a man for exer cising his charter privileges. Aid. Johnson l move to table the whole matter. If we have confidence in the ctiief we ought to confirm his work. lam no par ticular friend of his, and have voted against him in caucus, but now that he is chief, we should stand by him until formal charges have been preferred. At this time a committee was out, and when roll was called seven aldermen were absent. Believing his ' motion had been lost, Aid. Johnson moved to send for the absentees, but it was then discovered the motion had prevailed. Aid: Mills moved to dispense with proceedings under the call, but Aid. McArdle called for the yeas and nays, which brought in all of the aldermen. The motion then prevailed by a vote of 20 to 16, as follows: Yea6— Barrows, Clark, Clough, Cole. Cooley, Downs, Garvey, Gilman, Johnson E. M., Law rence, Mills, Morse,. Nichols, Noerenberg, Parker, Stoft, Stoneman, Tinirley, Vogt and Weuck— 2o. Nays— Cloutier, Dwyer, Erwin, Gibson, Gleason, Hanscom, Johnson C, Johnson J. L., Kerr, L'Herault, McArdle, Muldoon, Oswald, Phillips, Reeve and Swenson— l.. This is not a party vote, and it disposes of the Stetson matter for the present. Aid Oswald offered a resolution recon sidering the motion by which the chief of the tire department was confirmed. The point was raised that as Aid. Hanscom had given notice of this reconsideration nobody else was competent to make it. Aid. Dwyer Yes, the understanding was that Aid. Hanscom was to offer the ; motion, but the fact that some sleight-of-hand ' work has been done to prevent his doing it, does not.debar anyone else from doing it. Aid. L'Herault— there! I call 'the gentleman to order. What right has he to impugn the motives of an alderman here? ■ ; Aid. Dwyer explained that since the last meeting of the council it had been ascer tained other valuable men had been dropped from the list, and it was more than ever important to reconsider. Aid. Hanscom explained he would stand by the chief until formal charges were made. By a vote of 20 to 16 the council refused to reconsider. FOR PUBLIC HEALTH. A Dew Dump— The Board of Health —Grist of Petitions. The appointments of Lars M. Rand as as sistant city attorney, John G. McFarland as assistant assessor of the Fourth ward and CL. Snyder, assistant assessor of the Fifth ward, were confirmed. The Coolers' band petitioned to be employed at least one after noon each week to furnish music in the parks. This and a hundred other petitions were appropriately referred. The Wheeler Reflector company submitted a proposition to erect 900 or more standard street lamps, on hard wood posts, and keep the same burning and in perfect repair at the rate of $19.75 per lamp per year. The colored cit izens petitioned for recognition in appoint ments to the fire department. The St. An thony Water Power company notified the health officer that no more dumping could be done at the end of Hennepin island, leaving only one dumping place, namely, that at Tenth avenue bridge. Dr. Kilving ton also urged the council to at once make provision for suitable dumping places, set ting forth , the importance of such action from a sanita.iv point of view. Dr. Kil vington also urged the immediate appoint ment of the board of health, aud suggested ' the names of Aid. Morse and Cooley and Drs. Goodman and Dunn. Being present at the meeting, he was called upon and made a forcible ad dress, setting forth the urgent necessity of prompt action. For years the law lias been a dead letter and without the board of health the meager laws now m existence cannot be enforced. He emphasized the dumping matter above mentioned and said further theu* was danger of an epidemic of glanders among horses, as he had seen forty horses, within eight days, which were thus affected. The committee on health and hospitals met at once and . decided to have a new West side dump, to be selected by the health officer and engineer. The committee rec ommended the appointment of the four per sons suggested for the board of health. Aid. Dwyer moved • to substitute Aid. Gib son and Clough for Aid. Cooley and Morse. The substitute was lost and the report adopted. •" " Off Interest to Mr. Lowry. Property owners in the Eight ward pro tested against the lowering of the grade of West Twenty-fourth street and Bryant, Colfax and Dupont avenues, on which the aldermen of the ward were divided. The matter was referred to the committee on streets, with power to act. Citizens of the southern portion of the city petitioned for an extension of the motor line south on Nicollet avenue to the Washburn home Jon Fiftieth street. The matter was referred to the committee on railroads, with instruc tion to report back an ordinance in ac cordance with the request. Along remon strance to the removal of the Stevens avenue line of street cars was received and read, It set forth that after having received a bonus from the citizens, it was breaking faith for Mr. Lowry to remove the line. The matter was referred to the committee on railroads and the aldermen of the Eighth and Thir teenth wards, to investigate and report forthwith. People of the upper end of the city asked for an extention of the street car lines from Twentieth avenue north to Twenty-sixth avenue noith, which petition took the same course. The committee held an immediate meeting and asked further time, which was granted. In the matter of the Stevens avenue line, the committee was given power to act. The Ninth Ward Contest. The contest case of Matt Bredemus vs Hermann Vogt, for a seat as alderman from the Ninth ward, was brought up by means of a written opinion from the city attorney, touching the rights of the council in the matter of a recount of the vote. He sub mitted that under the charter the council was the sole judge of the election and qualification of its members. The new election Jaw does not bear on this case at all. He was of opinion the council has full authority to count the vote, send for persons and papers and to decide the re sult. Aid. Cloutier moved the appoint ment of a committee of five, with full au thority in the matter, to count the vote, send for persons and papers and report at the next regular meeting of the council. Aid. Johnson wanted six on the committee, which is without precedent in such cases, and his amendment was lost, while the regular motion prevailed. The committee was constituted as follows: Cloutier, Cooley, Downs, Stoft and L'Herault. it Other matters. The special committee to which was re ferred the matter of examining Peter Oos, the assistant meat inspector, reported a recommendation that the office be declared vacant on April 30, and that a committee be appointed to sit on April 28 to examine all applicants for this position, and to re port back to the council the name of the one passing the best examination; and that Peter Oos be invited to come before this committee. This was adopted. The rooms in the city hall formerly oc cupied by the water board, have been set apart for the use of the police commission. The health officer and city physician have been moved back on the same floor, and their present quarters turned over to the city engineer, whose present accommoda tions are too limited. The contract for furnishing lead for the water department was awarded to the Northwestern Lead company. The city attorney has decided the election of H. S. Bauman as building inspector, to be illegal, as the charter prescribes an ex amination before the election. This ex amination will be conducted on April 26 at 10 a. in. at the couucil room. The board will be composed of A. F. Long and C. F. Struck, architects; William Mather and C. F. Haylin, builders, and the city engineer. A compilation of the city ordinances was ordered under direction of the city attorney. .LOCAL. MENTION. T. Kay A Co. Sell the finest grades of tea and coffee in the city, and they do it at fair prices. Go, then, and ask them to put you up a combination that is right, and you will be sure to call for the same thing again. The Largest Stock Of wood mantels west of New York, and in all native hard woods thoroughly seasoned, and of the very best possible make and finish, may be seen at George C. Farnham's, No. 38 South Third street. Drink it mixed. The Mocha and Java mixed and sold by T. Ray & Co. is certainly the most superior arti cle in the coffee line sold in the city. Have you tried'it? j V" . — : Cemetery anil lawn Vases, New shapes and large variety of sizes and style of finish, at George C. Farnham's, No. 38 South Third street. A Delicious Beverage Ts always found In the superior class of coffees sold by T. Ray & Co. I Am Constantly Receiving Invoices of tiles of the newest colors and designs of the best English and American manufacturers, embracing everything in the most delicate and popular colorings. George C. Farnham, No. 38 South Third street. MINNEAPOLIS WANTS. ...Want Advertisements for the Globe re ceived at W. J. Hughes', druggist, corner Monroe street and Third avenue, East Division, Minneapolis. SITUATION OFFERED. RAPPERS and strippers (temale) at El- win's cigar factory, 418 Hennepin ay. 7 SITUATION WANTED. BARKEEPER— Best of references. Address J. S., 325 Washington avenue south. 7 MISCELLANEOUS. FOR SALE Two large half-round show-case counters of hard wood; very desirable for the center ot a store; a great bargain. Inquire of gegclbaum Bros. 111-13 OKSE CLIPPING well done at Myers & Hunter's shop, 225 Second st. north. Will iam *?onn. 98.118 NOTICE to whom it may concern: Notice is hereby given that George E. Storms, of Minneapolis, is no longer my agent and . has no right to collect money or accounts belonging to me. He has been selling my lumber and lath as my special agent • at Minneapolis since March 8, 188.. and a number of accounts are outstanding. Parties who have purchased lumber and lath of said Storms since March 8, ISSU, are hereby cau tioned against paying him for the same without ascertaining from me that the accounts therefor do not belong to me. H. L. Gordon, Minneapolis, April 22, 1887. * 113 TO RENT— One half store room on Nicollet ay.; 100 feet deep, with basement; a rare chance. George __. Hilt, the Rental Agent, 412 Nicollet ay. 113 TURNER'S New England restaurant, new, neat and clean; the best square meal in the city; call and see us at 24 Second st. north, Min neapolis. 112-18 HEAL ESTATE FOR SALE. ~ McLean A Co.'s List. 259 First ay. south. LOT on Washington ay. north, 55 feet front, $7,500. LOT on Tenth ay. south for sale on time, and material furnished for building. LOT on Ninth ay. south and Twenty-sixth St., $1,550; a bargain. CHOICE lots on Blaisdell ay., on Bloomington ay., on Tenth ay. south, on Lake st. SEVERAL line houses and lots for sale. 113 Marsh A Bartiett's List. Room 3, Kasota block. Special. LYNDALE HEIGHTS— We offer tf or a few days the beautiful forty-acre tract lying di rectly s.uth of Remington's Third addition, be tween Forty-sixth and Forty-eighth sts., Lyndale and Dupont ays., every lot lying high, overlook ing the King property and Lake Harriet, and the finest forty acres of ground in this city, at «160, --000; about one-fifth cash and the balance specific lien on lots at ' per cent.: the absolute certainty of quick transportation to this part of the city, the location, improvements and terms, all combine to make this one of the most desirable investments offered at this time. 112 Look at Tills. LANDS just west of the city, $100 to $300 per acre. AGNIFICENT lots on Fourth and Fifth sts., below Ninth ay. ; $150 per toot. ILL SITE on Second st., $300 per foot. LOT on Division st. and Minneapolis & Mani toba railway; $1.500. ' GOOD two-story house and quarter-acre lot in Long Lake village; $1.000. ' T OT 40x172 in Minnetonka View; $300. STORE building and lot. 25x112; $3,000; easy terms. C. Elwood Brown. 605 Temple Court. 112 AM USEMENTi.. GRAND OPERA, MINNEAPOLIS. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Matinee, April 21, 22, 23. Thatcher, Primrose & West Minstrels! All Next Week.. ..ROBSON & CRANE. >ETrCErOPERA HOUSE" Week of April 18. First half of week and Wednesday matinee, Chas. Beade's great romance, NEVER TOO LATE TO MEND. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and matinee, the celebrated play from the French, THE CHILD OF THE STATE. Admission only 10, 20 and 30 cents. The Battle of Atlanta Panorama. Reopened, Refitted, Renewed, Improved and Embellished with New Effects and Illu sions More Vivid, More Mystifying, Mure Attractive than ever. Open daily from 8 a. m. to 10 p. m. Admission Adults, 50c, Children 25c. < MINNEAPOLIS STOCK YARDS And Packing Co. IST SIDE OF LONE LAKE PROPERTY. Having bought in on ground floor prices, I offer for sale acres to suit purchasers in ten, twenty or more lots. This is no option property. It is for sale only to bona fide purchasers. CALL ON FRED. G. JAMES, 51 Third Street Sontli, Minneapolis. ACRES! ACRES! ACRES ! If you want to double your money in the next thirty days invest it in acres at the new Stock Yards. I have only three snaps left: 20 ACRES IN SECTION 24, 20 ACRES IN SECTION 13, 80 ACRES IN SECTION 21. W. G. WILSON, 730 Boston Block, Minneapolis, FOLDS & GRIFFITH, SYNDICATE BLOCK, MINNEAPOLIS, Invite Attention of Intending Buyers to Tlieir Late LARGE ARRIVALS OF Ingrain and Brussels CARPETINGS ! In exceedingly Choice Styles and Colors and among* which, are many Novelties. We also call attention to a large line of Brussels in new designs, which we of.. fer as Special Bargains. Those who are acquainted with our establishment know that our qualities are superior and our prices always for GOOD CARPET* ING-S much the lowest in the market. BTJT\ T&AflTr PRICES prevail on all of the Ml Kill i K s peat lines of s P s Suits > mmlU 11 V vll Fine Overcoats, Furnishing Goods, Hats, Caps, Etc., Etc., " ' " i > " i *./* tn Wit &d hi ;>.7y AT THE '. * Big- Boston! MINNEAPOLIS, ■ .;"~v «• Our great Spritig Price List contains thousands ot- Rare Bargains in the above lines. We send goods to all parts of the country, subject to approval, which if not satisfactory can be returned at our expense. On receipt of $2.50 we send postpaid a pair of guaranteed all wool Men's Cassimere Pants, cut and made in the latest style; for $1.10 one Boy's Sailor Suit, ages from 4 to 12 years, and for $3 one pair of Boy's Knee Pants, same ages. ALL OF OUR STOCK IS OF THIS SPRING'S PURCHASE. NO OLD GOODS. g -t* AGENTS WANTED Jos^ TAKEN AT SIGHT MINNEAPOLIS* DRENNAMTARR Next Door to Postoffice, Minneapolis. Decorated Toilet Sets at aU prices between #3 and $45. The largest line we have ever shown. Dinner Sets, American, hand decorations, as low as $20. Just the thing for Lake Cottage outfits. We have everything: in the way of Crockery, Glassware, China, Sil verware, Table Cutlery, Lamps, Chandeliers, etc., that could be needed to fit out the home of the peasant or the prince, at the lowest prices. We do any Engraving on Glassware that may be desired in our store, VISITORS ALWAYS WELCOME. ■ — g jifSS^ IT STANDS AT THE HEAD. " a IT STANDS AT THE HEAD. THE IMPROVED CALIGRAPH. ___^^l^^^__f^^_^^ The ' 31 writing machine on the market. Call and examine ,__^_^^^_WS_t__^_if Wsara. or send for circular, with samples of work. Agents Wanted. fl^^S^^_Wf^^^^^^ Also agents lor Maddens Adding Machine. ■SSSSHP^ S. H. VOWELL & CO., ' til Nicollet avenue. Minneapolis, Minn. * —*? _ RIPVPI PQ New and Old, fi" - __—■___•*_» DIU I OLLOj on INSTALL- '-"' .'': "'-" 7Y^r fc^^^^SjL. Sailing and Steam. Yachts. See our boats and prices before purchasing. \y//^IWyY/Csm& Examine the HAMMoND TYPE-WRITER, it is the handsomest, mostdur*. XY/IA Kxy WM. hie and effective. S. F. HEATH & CO., I >. . 14 South Fourth street, Minneapolis, Mm» ' 3^