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PUBLISHED EVERY DAY IN THE YEAR. LEWIS BAKER. ..../' . ' ST. PAUL, SATURDAY. APRIL 23; 1887. ST. PAUL GLOBE SUBSCRIPTION RATES. - Daily (NOT IXCLDDINO SUNDAY.) 1 jr. in advance. ..sß 00 I 3 mos. ln advance. s2 00 B-o_..iu advance. 4 00 | tl weeks.in advance. 1 00 One month 70.. DAILY AM) SUXDAY. lyr.. in advance 10 00 I 2 mos., in advance. s2 50 C in advance &00 j 5 week?, in advance 100 » One m0nth........ Sic. SUNDAY ALONE. jr.. fr advance..*- 10 I moi., in advance.. _upi., in advance. 1 00 j 1 mo., in advance ...20c "181-WSEBi.Y— -(Daily — Monday, Wednesday and Friday.) 1 jr., in advance., 400 | Smos., in advance. 00 _ months, in advance $1 00. WEEKLY ST. PAUL GLOBE. One Year. fl. Six Mo.. 05 cts. Three Mo„ 35 cts. Re'ected communications cannot be preserved. Address all letters and telegrams to • - - ' - • THE GLOBE. St. Paul. Minn. TO ADVEUTISEUS. On Sunday morning, May 1, will be is sued from the new Globe Bulletins a special edition of this paper. It will be a unique and intensely interesting publica tion—just such a pa*>er as every Business Man. Manufacturer and Dealer in Ueai Kstate will desire to be handsomely repre sented in. The space devoted to advertis ing favors will be necessarily limited; therefore, those dealing to avail themselves of this unusually desirable medium of com munication with the public, should indicate that desire to the Publisher at an early day. All contracts must be made directly with this oftice. The edition will be composed of 50,000 copies, with neat ' and attractive lithograph covers. . _____ . TO-DAY'S WEATHER. Washington, April 28, 1 a. ta. — Indica tions for Western Michigan and Wisconsin: £>s\ Light rain or show, followed by fair weather, nud colder northwesterly wind*, fol lowed by rising temperature in the extreme northwest portion. For lowa, Minne sota and Eastern Dakota: pair weather, northwesterly ■rinds, becoming variable followed by slowly rising temperature. GENERAL OBSERVATIONS. St. Paul, April 22. — The following observa tions were made at 8:48 p. m., local time. — — — - I Bar. j The it. 2? X jS w 2 ss® Place of Observation. 2. £ "_ 9 % " o =• s %■ jj £ si" - : S. s__ -. <J .* 1•_ = :' Duluth .| 29.73| ?0 '16, Lt snow St. Paul ! 29.71 30 *27 Lt snow- La Crosse 29.35 31 j •27 Lt snow Huron 30.04 33 j *14 Clear Moorbead ! 29.98 32 Ml Clear y St. Vincent ; 30.13 Mi *7 Clear .Bismarck 30.17 321 *8 Fair Fortßuford i 30.13) 34 ,*l2 Clear Fort Custer !30 25 39! Kair Helena '. j 30.40 331 +1 Hazo Ft. Garry ! 30.11 25 .... Clear Medicine Hut 20.24 44 +3 Clear y U Ai.pe.le j 30.00 31 *4 Cloudy ••Higher. "Lower. HS TITLED TO IT. West St. Paul wants a market house and a street car line, and West St. Paul ought to have both. Within the last two years West St. Paul has arisen from the con ditions of a suburban village to the propor tion* of a city. Its increase In population and business, entitle it to be treated with the same metropolitan considerations that are bestowed upon other parts of the city. West St. Paul pays a very considerable part of the city's revenue and should have some > remuneration iv the way of public conven ■ iences. A market building is almost in ■ dispensable and a street car line would be a t great convenience. The demands made by the West St. Paul people are reasonable and their wishes should bo respected. ■ HE IS COMING. Our Washington dispatches this morning convey the gratifying intelligence that President Cleveland has about made up Jiis mind to visit tbe Northwest the coming summer instead of taking his usual vaca tion in the Adirondack mountains. This determination seems to have been reached after a full discussion of the whole matter in a family cabinet meeting, and we are "111 --formed that no voice was more potent in favor of the Northwestern excursion than that of the faithful little woman who is the president's good mentor. By this time the president realizes tlie inestimable blessing of having a good wife, and be best displays liis own wisdom in deferring to hers. The visit is to be divested of all political signifi cance. Indeed, there is no reason why any • should attach to it. The people of the United States know Grover Cleveland by his official acts and they are satisfied with him. So far as his personal interests are concerned Mr. Cleveland could have 110 political axes to grind. But so far as the public intfgrests are concerned be can accomplish a great ileal of good by becoming personally acquainted with this great sec lion, and familiarizing himself with its vast and varied interests. The president is now a man of broad national caliber, but out word for it he will go back home from ids visit to this section of country with more enlarged views of the greatness and grandeur of the nation over which lie presides than' lie ever enjoyed before. Speaking 011 be half of the people of this city and of Min nesota and of tiie entire Northwest, the Gi.ore extends at* invitation to Mr. and Mrs. Cleveland to visit us, and accom panies the invitation with the assurance of a cordial reception that will warm their noble hearts. Come and sojourn with us, i_.r. President, for it will do thee good. — 1— — I buddhism and prohibition*. This is a i-tieer age we are living in any way, lt is spoken of as the age of learn ins— the age of science, where the investi gating mind has followed knowledge like a sinking star, far beyond the utmost bound of human thought. And yet with all our scientific knowledge and investigation, we ■are only getting back to the primitive con ditions of 2,000 years ago. It may be. as King Agkum'a said to Paul, much learn ing has made us mad. At all events we getting to be a very cranky set of people. A striking illustration of this cranky ten dency among the solons of science was pre sented the other day at a dinner party in , one of the best known New York hotels, when Dr. William A. Hammond, the successful surgeon, the Columbus of hyp notism, the writer of both both emotional, narrative- and scientific analysis/stood up before a large gathering of his medical brethren who were assembled at the ban quet board and declared with earnestness and dignity that he could not dis cuss questions relating to the Protestant religion, because he was a Buddhist. And what is still more singular, the Brooklyn Eagle, which is regarded as standard au thority on all scientific subjects, In a labored editorial, defends Dr. Hammond in his Buddhistic professions. Nor is this all. The Prohibitionists are pinning their faith to Buddha, In their opiiijpn, one of the greatest mistakes which Moses made was bis failure to insert a clause in the decalogue prohibiting* tne sale and manufacture of i»H«nt. spirits. They hold tbat Moses is all j the more culpable because he overlooked I this matter when he was in full possession | of the knowledge that Noah had long be ] fofe invented the' art of distilling intoxi cating liquor from grape juice. But Buddha committed no such error. The Mosaic penal code has ten specifications, while that of the Buddhistic revelation has only live, and one , of them is a restriction upon alcohol as a beverage.. Tlie fifth Buddhistic commandment reads: "Thou shalt abstain from intoxication." And that is why the Prohibitionist attaches so ! much importance to the religion of Budd ; hism. It is the only place they can lind a scriptural warrant for the doctrine of pro hibition. But with the scientists and the Prohibitionists united in a powerful : effort to relegate the world back to the heathen ism of 2,000 years ago, there is going to be a big tussle to keep our progressive civiliza tion on its legs. . FRENCH POLITICS. France is the most interesting political problem In the world, It is about as diffi cult to tell what the French government is .to-day as it is to tell what it is going to be to-morrow. It is a republic in name, with out any of the blessed conditions of genuine republicanism. Its so-called republicanism exists more as a protest against Bonapart ism than as a carefully formulated political science. What the government may be in a year from now depends entirely on the intervening conditions, It is hardly probable that it will ever be a republic except in name. j The possibilities all point to the reign of either a dictator or a mob with even J chances between them. The occasion will be ripe for the rise of a dictator, but the absence of one capable of grasping the op portunity for dictatorial power will result in mob supremacy. That is just the condi tion of France as it looks to-day to the care ful student of political science. If the threatened war between France and Germany occurs the political revolu tion in France will be hastened. The war will probably terminate with France's greatest man holding a firm grasp i on the helm of state which will not be re | laxed until a crown encircles his brow. That man will probably be Boii.axuki.. who two years ago was unheard of, but who to-day is the foremost power in France. At all events i*. will be a man of the people. There can be, no restoration of the old monarchy. The moment that there is an indication of the restoration of the old monarchical party that very moment will France pass under mob supremacy. The reign of the commune would be preferred by the mass of the French people to the restoration of the old imperial regime. The political phase of French affairs is not only complicated but exceedingly interesting, and its future development will be watched with intense anxiety by all the nations of the earth. BRAIN I'IIIACV. It is a little singular that the United States should be the only civilized country in the world to encourage brain piracy, and that, too. in face of the fact that tliere is no country in the world where literary and artistic work needs protection more than in our own. The United States is the only civilized nation which refuses to join the International Copyright union, which is established for the protection of literary and artistic work. The action of our gov ernment in regard to this matter, or rather its failure to act, has been the sub ject of much unkind criticism among the other civilized nations of the world. The only explanation. that has been offered in defense of our government's conduct in this respect is that America considers itself a nation of readers rather than of writers and composers, and that consequently there is no necessity for it becoming a member of the copyright union. The explanation is not satisfactory. If it is true that we are more of a nation of readers than writers, then that very fact ought to be an induce ment to us to join the union. We want to do something. to encourage and develop the literary and artistic talent of this country. Our policy heretofore has been to repress such talent. Literary and artistic talent finds no encouragement hi this country be cause it has no protection.. Publishers get all the protection they want, but authors, composers and artists have none. The lat ter classes are. left- at the mercy of the pirates who rob them of their labor, It is about time that the American government was doing something to protect its own cit izens from this gross form of brain piracy. JRFFE«M» MAVIS. He Will Mot J.. tend titc Calhoun Iff on v went Dedication Cerenio- ICK. Nkw Youk, April Jefferson Davis has declined the Invitation to be present at the dedication ceremonies of the Calhoun monument at Charleston. The following is the full text of his letter declining the invi tation. Some nervous people were afraid that if Jeff should come to Charleston the bloody shirt shriek'.rs would have another opportunity to. wave the ensanguined gar ment, and that "the grand old party" would swear there was to be another rebellion. These timid souls have had their fears re moved by the following letter, which has been received by ills. George Robertson, president of the Ladies' Calhoun Monument association. Beau voir. Miss., April *16, 1887.— Mrs. George Robeitson. Dear Madame: Accept my thanks for your kind invitation to myself and family to be present at the unveiling of the ladies' monument to Calhoun. 1 regret that it will not be in our power to attend, for te sides the veneration and affection of Mrs. Davis and myself for the great and (sure statesman to whose memory you do honor, it would be a pleasure to us to pay this tribute of duty and respect, Mr. Calhoun was to me the guiding star in the political Armament, and I was honored by him with such confi dence as made our intercourse uot only in structive, but of endearing love, ln an im portant crisis in public affairs bis health failed, but with that devotion to the public welfare which had characterize.) his whole Ufa. he continued to occupy his seat in the senate when his indom itable spirit was vainly strug gling against bis physical exhaustion. His wisdom and extraordinary administrative talent were then spt-oiallv required to teach, direct and sustain, but he was taken from us! like a summer-dried fountain, when our need was the sorest. Mr. Webster, who had been his great intellectual opponent, but never theless bis . warm personal friend, when speaking on the occasion of his death, mani fested deeper emotion than 1 ever knew him to exhibit on any other occasion. He impres sively said: "Nothing that was selfish or impure ever came near the head or heart of Calhoun." I am gratified that the ladies— the best part of humanity have contributed this testimonial to one blemeless as them selves.. Please tender, with my regrets, ray grateful acknowledgments to your associates for their cordial invitation, in which my wife cordially unites, aud believe me to be, re spectfully and truly yours, • Jefferson Davis. CEN. lAlUtaii.il INDORSED. Hi;. Recent Order Upheld Br the National Council of the ii. A. R. Chicago, April 32.— The national coun- ', cil of administration of the Grand Army of the Republic, met to-day at the Grand Pa cific hotel, Samuel Harper, of Pennsylva nia, being the only absentee. Commander in-Chief Fairchild presided, aud the other members of the council were Messrs. R. F. Wilson, of Chicago; I). B. Austin, of To ledo; E. F. Weigel. of St. Louis, and J. L. Waite,' of Racine, Wis. Resolutions were passed indorsing the order of Commander in-Chief Fairchild, directing the posts of the Grand army to pay no attention to re quests asking the posts to furnish informa- ' tion in regard to pension legislation. The j council decided that to comply with the questions propounded by the New York Tribune would be in violation of the rules passed by the eighteenth annual encamp ment of the Grand Army of the Republic. The council contends that the Grand army has secured a ereat many advantages to the wounded soldier in the past pen sion legislation, and the council held it was best that G. A. K. posts take action in pension matters only in union with the whole army. HE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBE. SATURDAY MORNING. APRIL 23, 1887. ORDER OUT OF CHAOS. Financial Statement ofthe Receiver ofthe Northwestern Manufacturing and Oar Company. The Excellent Results of Conducting a Great Business Enterprise on Busi ness Principles. ...,'-:" A Better Showing Than the Most San guine Friends of the Company Expected, And the Prospects ofthe Industry for the Future Thought to bo Good. Below we publish a synopsis of the an nual report of K. S. Brown, receiver the Northwestern Manufacturing and Car com pany, which shows that Receiver Brown lias been ably supported in bringing the old business out of chaos into order by his as sistant, 11. G. Stone, and his attorney, J. N. Castle. The receiver lias had to en counter many difficulties through the oppo sition of many members of the old com pany, and the creditors and stockholders may Vow congratulate themselves on the prospects of getting hack the money they invested in the industry. ASSETS. Engines, threshers, ears, sash and doors, constructed and In pro cess of construction, and mate rials for same $1,035,072 77 Engines and threshers built and partly built 304,81*5 37 Repairs for same 44,051) 54 Engines and threshers on con signment 859.139 27 | Repairs on consignment 98,y3tt 04 I Due from machine agents 35,044 81 I One from repair agents 22,127 12 j Stock nt Grand Forks, Fargo, Grafton, Portland and San Francisco 87,307 36 i Rolling stock 7,925 00 i Sash and doors 83,306 37 Materials for manufacturing pur- Pose*- 162,174 35 $1,115,477 23 DEDUCTIONS. Less proceeds of sales of machines received from agents in advance of settlements $21, T00 Cl Less due machine agents in notes for deferred commissions 58,638 04 Less due repair agents... Lioo TS 75,501 .'.; Real estate and buildings 491,724 46 Viz.: Real estate in Stillwater, improved and unimproved 363,257 40 Real estate in Mlnto, improved and unimproved 1,500 00 Real estate in Fargo, improved and unimproved 10,150 00 Real estate in Grand Forks, im proved and unimproved 8.000 00 Buildings in Stillwater on leased ' ground and in prison yard 79.050 00 Land taken under foreclosure.... 29,737 00 Machinery, tools and fixtures 128.702 09 Viz: Machinery.. 87,365 90 Tools 24,509 69 Steam Heating fixtures 9,658 80 Waterworks.... 7,227 TO Bills receivable, acrued interest and judgments; $1,410,469 25 Viz: Farmers' notes registered prior to 1884. $'35,005 S3, at 20 per cent 47,133 IT Farmers' notes registered in 1884, $885,951 26, at 85 uei* cent . . 243,058 57 Farmers' notes registered in 1885, $3.3,811 21, at 85 per cent 275,239 58 Farmers' notes registered in 1886, $726,093 12, at 85 per cent .* 017,151 70 Accrued interest on farmers'-"- 1/J. .„ notes registered prior to 1884. -±*"'"^--''~"- '-' $116,457 28, at 20 percent 23,29146 Registered In 1884, $69,772 69. at 85 per cent. 59,306 79 Registered in 1885, $48,501 S4, at 85 per cent 41,226 56 Registered In 1880, $35,385 65, at 85 per cent 30,077 80 Sundry Dills receivable, s36,492 91, estimated at 976 81 Bills receivable, secured by mort gages on property in Sabin's addition 3,951 72 Judgments registered prior to 1884, ?24,593 55. at 50 per cent. 12,290 77 Since 1884, §55,45(5 74, at 50 per cent 27,728 31 Patents, patterns, teams, office • fixtures, fuel, etc §76,188 92 Viz: Patents prior to 1884, $50, --000 00, at 70 per cent 35,000 00 Since 18S4, at cost : . 530 Oil Patterns...., 24,015 37 Teams, wagons, drays, harness and feed 3,931 no Oflice fixtures 3.333 45 Stationary 1.961 57 Advertising matter for 1887 2 387 27 Fuel on hand _<__ 2. Electric light apparatus, valued at .' 500 00 Unexpired insurance 3,083 00 Accounts receivable 319,726 09 Viz.: Sundry accounts due com pany 5201.106 73, estimated at. 103,047 ;68 Account of Seymour, Sabin & Co. n •'" ""'' #1,061,941 52, estimated at 106,491 15 Sundry accounts due the re ceiver $145,267 53, estimated at 110.187 20 Stocks and bonds $386,666 67 Viz.: 300 St. Croix Land and Lumber company first mort- ! gage bonds.pledged by Car com pany 3C0.000 00 2.510 shares stock of same com pany, estimated at 70,000 00 166-, shares of stock of Dry wood. Lumber company, estimated at 16,666 67 Cash. 4,784 58 Total assets 3,854,294 83 ; • "liabilities. Bills payable §1,197,208 69 | Accommodation paper 849,204 02 • Proved up claims for bills paya ble, (secured by farmers' notes) 340,258 15 j Contingent liability as exhibited arch 1, 1885 64.358 20 Accounts payable 108,732 10 The special preferred stock of Seymour, Sabin & Co. (doubt ful) 500.000 00 13,059,761 16 I Deduct amount paid by the re- ; ceiver and charged to the hold ers of farmers' notes as collat eral from the proceeds of such notes placed in his hands iv trust , 386,751 56 : Total liabilities of the ear com pany 82,673,009 60 OF THE RECEIVER. Dills payable 349,942 86 j Accounts payable 95,550 51 ' i Total of receiver's liabilities.. $415,493 37 i Total liabilities ' §3,118,502 97 i : Surplus as to creditors 8735,701 86 I Notation— From the total amount, §145, --493.37, above exhibited pa the liability of the I receiver, there should be deducted the sum j of $27,896.16, representing certain accounts included therein, but in regard to which the payment by him is either optional, or there arc equivalent amounts as offsets included in the assets, thus leaving as the actual liability of the receiver the sum of $416,324.64. v explanatory. . When I took possession as receiver of the \ assets of the Northwestern Manufacturing A Car company 011 May 10, 1884, 1 caused an : inventory of such assets to be taken and such ! a valuation put on them as with the limited information at my command seemed fairly reasonable. Since then I have discovered that some things reckoned in that inventory Were not in. existence at the time, some had been sold or wcr_i not the property of the car company. Large amounts of bills receivable had either been paid or settled or were worth less at that time. For the purpose of com parison 1 have had prepared a detailed state- I ment of those assets included in said inven- I tory of May 10, 1884, from which I realized no benefit, and which are not included in my present inventory of March 1, 1887. I here with submit • a statement showing what I ! have realized from all the asserts of the car • company, la doing so I havo charged myself with all the assets that the car company claims to have turned over to me May 10, 1884, and afterwards, and with all that I received any benefit from otherwise, and I have deducted therefrom only such items as by careful nnd painstaking consideration of eaoh item separ ate^', and without any estimating 1 find I either did not receive at all or did not realize anything from. In reckoning tbe amount realized from such assets. I have included all that I received from the notes and other assets which were pledged by the car com pany, and also what said pledges received from other sources. I also include the amount realized from assets which I have disposed or and what I inventory the balance of said assets at in my present inventory. I have used the same prices on real estate, machin ery and other property as are used in my present inventory, and I have deducted nothing from the amounts realized by me for any expenses whatever except I have de ducted 10 per cent, from tbe amount j realized from "farmers' notes" to cover the expenses I have Incurred collecting: the same. | From the item in the inventory of May 10, | 1.84. of cars, machines, etc., 1,535, 887. 70. I have realized altogether. ....;. $1,225,220 81 i From the item of real estate and buildings $418,888.60, 1 have realized altogether 390,140 24 From the item machinery, tools, etc., $129,489.00, 1 have realized '. .■.';. altogether •...;...'..".. > 119,980 90 From tbo item bills receivable and interest, 524,007.48, I have realized altogether. 1,122,995 75 From the item patents, patterns, etc., $99,483; 08, I have realized altogether.'... '. . 80,500 73 j Prom she item accounts receiv able, $072,384.41,1 have realized altogether 072,384 41 Total lealized from all car com pany assets .... .. . . . . $3,017,222 84 The total liabilities of the car company en May 10, 1884, wero reckoned as $3,400,359.49. hut further liabilities were after wards discovered (see annual statement March 1. 1885) of • 809.000. making actual liabili • ties of car company on May 10, 1884, to be $3.475.359.49........ Deducting the liabilities 3.475,359 49 From the'assetsas realized by the receiver, makes the surplus of assets over the liabilities on May 10. 1881 141.863 35 Tbe surplus of assets. March 1, 1887. over the ii:ibiiii ios of the car company and the re ceiver combined are as per statement here with, $735,791.80. Deducting"* ho surplus May i 10, 1884, from the surplus March 1, 1887, shows a net gain in surplus, during the re ceivership of 5598.995.81. Of this amount $98,972 is interest earned during the receiver ship on the notes turned over to the re ceiver May 10, 188 i, and the balance, $494, --950.52 is the net profits of the business con ducted by the receiver after paying all the expenses of his business and of the receiver ship. SfIRSS ItECAI'ITUr.ATtON. On assuming my duties as receiver, 1 found no cash and no notes or other securities upon which to obtain money, and some of the prop erty was menaced with loss from liens. To meet those anil prevent loss to the assets 1 was obliged to boi row money upon my own credit as receiver hence the receiver's debt at this time is due partly to the fact that labor and materials and expenses are cash, and the product must be sold on very long time: and partly to the fact that I was compelled to bor row money to pay threatening liens against the property. - • .Z?~ My present debt may he classified about as follows: For money borrowed to . pay ac- i . count of liens, about..!. $150,000 00 For money borrowed to pay for la- < ; bor and materials for 1887 busi ness, about ... 150.000 00 The balance, together with my profits, is invested in bills receivable lateen by me. Since May 10. ISS4, I have paid partly out of the assets turned over to me as receiver, and partly by borrowing the money. $850,000 (in cluding interest on money borrowed to pay the same), to save from sacrifice assets en cumbered by the Cur company, and to pay oIT liens which were on the assets when I took them. There was realized altogether from the bills receivable charged to me as re ceiver $1,222,£55. 75, and there has been paid to secured creditors and on account of liens $850,000, leaving net value of bills receivable to me $272,995.75. Of the bills receivable now inventoried 31,300,000 in actual value are un pledged and constitute a fund out of which to pay the receiver's debts, and leaving the balance for the benefit of all creditors. The accumulation of such large amounts of bills receivable is due to the fact that the ma chinery manufactured is necessarily sold on the usual terms for such machinery, viz.: an average of three to four falls. E. S. Brown, Receiver. Stillwater, Minn.. April 22. So ii St. ran* Notes. A. 11. Wilgus is soon to commence the erec tion of a $75,900 hotel on Grand avenue. . A boot aud shoe factory is among the fu ture enterprises talked of for South St. Paul. TT. H. Little, superintendent of the union stock, yards, is erecting a residence on Maria avenue." The motor line to and from the city is crowded daily with people seeking real estate investments in South St. Paul. Paul Martin has concluded to erect fifty tenement houses on Westminster street and Maria avenue, and already has six of them under way. There is such a demand for houses that they will be occupied as soon as completed. St. Paul Heal £.tute. The transfers yesterday were the smallest in number and the least iv amount of any day this week, the number being forty-four and the amount $142,134, as follows: lt A Walker and wife to F Farrell, It ll.Tos t.viu's subd to lt _:>, Hoyt's out lots $525- B Suuiiuey and wife to O Luserk, part n y of nw "4 sec 14, town 30, range 22 .". 1,218 P Combs and husband to It Heaton, It IS, blk 8. Milton add . 750 J Gather and wife to M Siduon, c *._ lt 7, blk 3, Cruickshanks' Garden Its 1,400 W \V Thomas to. I M tlawthorne.lt 10, blk 1, Dun well & Spencer's add 2,500 E Long and wife to E B Sumruey. v ' <, oi nw li, sec 14, town 30, range __ 500 N Alaclure ana wife to St Aubin & Dion.lt 10, bin 2. .1 XV Bass' subd Collins' out Its 13, 14 and 15 '. 1,300 C E Secor and wile et al to N C Wallace, Its 1 and Hi, blk 1, Macalester view add....... 1,500 C E Secor and wife et al to X C Wallace, Its ; *■ 20 and 2 5, same add . . .' 950 A Rap:ie to F Beck, lt 3. Merrill's subd n ,'_ blk TD, West St Paul proper...^ 7 1,400 J Forrestal et al to Maguire Bros, Its 25, 27, . 28. 20 and 30, blk 20. W intar's add 3, 100 J X King-ley to SI. Watson, lt 15, blk 10. Mackubin k Marshall's add 750 Chas McCarthy to M B Hawks, lt 10. blk 7, tlirke's add 750 H 1 Rothschild and wife to M Schwab, part y/ !-_ nw M, sec 18, town 29, range 22 2,500 G Witte and wife to 11 Wille, It 10, blk 20, Suburban hills 1,000 A C and E A Buittell to H L Williams, Its 17 and 13. blk 2, R Dean's • sub part Smith __ Lotts' out lots , 2,800 J _• Moore and wife to E Xille, Its 1, 2, 3, 8 to 14 mc, blk.), Merriam Park add.-.v ' 7, ICG Moore to R Soutag, Its 4 to 7 mc, blk 3, same add ..:.......„... S C Tatu:n to ti T Ponnely, Its 7 to 10 mc, blk 8, Midway heights .............. . 2.250 C B Wright to C C Andrews, lt 5. blk 2, Wright's r.arr blks 22 to 25 mc, Anna E , , Ramsey "... .. 1,325 C B Wright to G Graham, It 16, blk 8, Anna E Ramsey's add -.. , . 1,500 C B Wright to X Carlton, Its 7 and 8, blk 2, Wright's rearr 3,700 OBBaily to J GBurwise, 21, blk 13, Still- . son's add .' .? 3,000 N E Soloman to H H Herbsh. c 1 1 ft It 34, w 30 ft 35, blk 80, Dayton A Irvine's add... 4.400 F V McCarthy to .1 H Hoffman, It 19, blk 4, E Rice's First add : 2,400 S F Lockwood to B Harris, Pease Bros' add. 9,000 A Tighe to O M Metcalf. s!_ lt 3, blk 9. Bazille i Roberts' add .'. 2,500 ,1 P Taylor et al to XV V Peet, lt 5, blk 9, De Bow. Smith, Risque & Williams' add 5,750 M 1 Cosgrave to J i Frantschi, lis . v and 5, blk 3. Belvidere Park, subd lt 2, Bidwell apd 1,700 Annie Johnson and husband to lt S White, lt 7, blk 2, Holcombo's add 6,500 F I* Wright to C R Smith, its 1 to I" inc. blk 5, Langevin's add,... 10.000 E Finch to J D Ludden. It 9, blk 5, Nininger's add.... .....:. : 4,000 Same to same, lt 22, blk 6, same add 3,000 M B. Polp et al to VV Richeson, Its 13, 19, 15 ■ and 10, blk 4. Forrest Lawn add 2,200 Eleven unpublished 51,100 Total 44 pieces :..... 134 BUILDING PERMITS. The following bunding- permits were issued yesterday: fm^__sSßo*%tmJ___^B J XV Potter, foundation to dwelling, on 6th, near Hope $500 Frank Cornier, stone foundation to dwelling, on St Anthony, near Arundel ; . 500 Amos Rosenberger. 1 J*. -story frame dwelling, on Frances, near Gotzian 1,000- John Plister, 2-story frame dwelling, on Bates, near oth .'. ...: ,-. 7,000 P H Thornton, addition to dwelling on Yon Minden, near Ann 500 • E O Williamson, two-story frame dwelling on Carroll, near Pri0r..., ,...,.. 2,400 Daniel Fosara. one-story frame dwelling on Magnolia, near Mendota.... 9 500 J H Fisher, two-story trame dwelling on Tay lor ay near Charlotte : v 2,450 E B Crabtree, three one-story frame board ing sheds on Westwood, near University.. 1,000 Mrs. John Kruike, additions to dwellings on Hudson, near Mendota ,:.. .... 1,500 Joseph Beau bier, one-story' frame dwelling on Curtice, near Woodbury 600 Charles Hauser, two-story frame dwelling on Ocean, near Seventh 2,400 Andrew O Johnson, li_-story. frame dwell ing on Case, near M.ndota... 1,000 Eleven minor permits $1,505 A Sweet Scented Quartette. New York, April 22.— "1 am not abus ing any confidence," said a friend of Allen Thorndyke Rice to a reporter, "in telling you who is the author of > the Arthur Rich mond papers published in the North Amer ican Review, because what 1 know I have learned by accident and by analysis. So well has the secret been guarded that even James Redpath, Mr. Rice's manager, is not allowed to lift the veil; that .conceals the • savage face of ' Arthur Richmond. Now the attack on Cleveland 1 believe, and have good reason to know, was every word of it written by William Henry Hurlbert in London. Indeed 1 may say I am positive of that fact. The style is Hurlburt's. As for the other Richmond articles, one of them was written by Mr. Rice himself, one by Senator lngalls and another— that sav age assault on James Russell Lowell— was by no less a person than Qui. Benjamin F. Butler." " STILL ANOTHER PLOT, Having for Its Object the Assassination of the Autocrat of All the Bussias. The Excitement Over Schnabel's Arrest - on the French Frontier is Still Unabated. Entirely Different Views of the Mat ter Taken at Paris and Berlin. Editor O'Brien Resolved to Stir Up the Canadians— Bard of Avon. St. Pj-TEnsnuna, April 2:..— The czar has abandoned his intention of staying sev eral weeks in St. Petersburg ami has re turned to Oat-china. This alteration of the czar's plans is said to have been, made in consequence of additional arrests made oil Raster Sunday on the Nevvsky Prospect, of several persons in addition to those before arrested, all of which, it is ascertained, had taken positions along that thoroughfare for the purpose of making a fresh attempt on the czar's life. These arrests were made quietly in order to avoid alarm, and until now the police have succeeded in keeping the fact that they were made at all a se cret : ji) i, ul , ..-J:. SCHJVAHEI.S' A Rfile«T.°i., A'A-- It In Still stlrrln^lTjjri c_«od Deal of •'xciionicni in I ranee. • i>».-: Paris, April 22.— The arrest of the French commissary Schnabels*'; of . Pagny- Sur-Moselle, by the German police after lie had been decoyed over the frontier, is re garded as a serious matter in official circles. The Intransigeant. of which Henri Roche fort is editor, is the only paper that Is rabid in its comments on the affair. The other papers are moderate in their reference to it. Later dispatches on linn the statement that M. Schnabels was arrested on French ter ritory. M. Flourens will await the result ot a minute inquiry on the spot before DEMANDING KEPARATION from Germany for the arrest. The per formance of Wagner's opera. "Lohengrin " which was to have taken place at the' Eden theater in Paris to-morrow, has been post poned owing to the feeling that has been aroused by the frontier occurrence. M Saviet,. minister of justice, has sent the proctirateur general to assist the procura teur at Nancy in making an investigation into the arrest of M. Schnabels. and to re port the facts in the case. The prefect of .Meurtlie-EI-Moselle, the department in which Pagny-Sur-Moselle is situated, has arrived here for the purpose of conferring with Premier Goblet in regard to the ar rest. The French papers are unanimous in the statement that M. Schnabels was ar rested on French soil by the German officers who took him into custody. The -Temps publishes a dispatch from Strasburg stating that the German officials suspected ___". Schnabels of having relations with persons in Germany for the purpose of OUTAIXIxa INFORMATION concerning the military measures being taken around Metz. for the use of the French military officials. The authorities of the foreign office believe that the Ger man government will make an explanation of the affair that will calm the prrsent in dignation. A Berlin dispatch says the ar rest of Schnabels is the outcome of au ordi nary judicial proceeding. The judge who ordered the arrest did so, it is stated, on evidence implicating him in an attempt to subvert the allegiance of Alsatians to Ger many. The German authorities consider the fact of his being a foreigner does not exempt Schnabels from punishment. They say the moment lie was caught on German territory he was under the jurisdiction of the German courts. The Nacliucliten says mat ocnnaoels is strongly suspectnd of be ing a French spy and that an inquiry will prove that the German authorities have been duly vigilant. The German accounts of the affair ignore the French assertion that Schnabels was enticed into German territory. M. Deroulede, in an"' interview" yesterday, gave the apathy and timidity which the government had shown in deal ing with Germany, as the reason for his re signing the presidency of the Patriotic league. . The inquiry in the matter of the arrest of Schnabels lias not yet shown whether he was arrested on French or German terri tory. On being examined Schnabels said he protested against the violation of French territory by Germans. He declared he was unaware of the cause of his arrest. O'Brien meant Business. London, April 22.— William O'Brien, editor of United Ireland, of Dublin is in London. In an interview he said the ob ject of his visit was to confer with the lead ers of the Irish party in Parliament. Being asked regarding his proposed visit to Canada for the purpose of exposing Lord Lausdowne's treatment of his Irish tenants, he said: I shall presist in going to Canada. It is too late now for any one to stop me. I shall sail on the Aurania from Queenstown for New York Sunday. Mr. Kilbride, who was one of the principal tenants of Lord Lansdowne and who was evicted, will accompany, me. I intend to remain in Montreal ten days aud will speak in Montreal. Quebec, Toronto and Kingston. I have leceived many letters from Canada sympathizing with the purpose of my visit. Mr. O'Brien stated that temporary houses were being built on the Priest's grounds at Luggacurran to shelter the tenants who have been evicted from Lord Lansdowne's estate. The Hard of Avon. London, April 22.— Henry Irving pre sided to-day over a brilliant company which assembled in the Lyceum theater for the purpose of promoting the establishment at Stratford-upon-Avon of a universal memorial Shakesperian library. Mr. Irving, in his address to the assemblage, declared that the poet's birthplace, in the event of the success of the undertaking, would become more than ever the Shakes pearian students' future Mecca. Sir Theodore Martin offered a resolution, which was adopted unanimously, that the present small library at Stratford be ex tended so that it should include copies of all the British and foreign editions of Shakespeare's works. Mr. Phelps, the Amerlcaa minister, offered a resolution that the library have added to it also all obtainable, biographical, critical and other works dealing with the British and foreign drama. This was also agreed to by an unanimous vote. Commit ted Suicide. St. Petersburg, April 2-3. A chorister in the Military Academy church committed suicide yesterday by jumping from a window of his house. In being searched the house was discovered to be a nihilist' rendezvous. A quantity of dynamite, arms and revolutionary documents were found. Fishery Statistics Wanted: Washington, April 22. — Secretary Fair child has issued a circular to collectors of customs instructing them to question mas ters of vessels over rive tons burden engaged in the capture and transportation of fish or other products of the sea, with a view' to : obtaining information regarding the fisher ies. This action is taken upon representa tions by. Hon. Spencer F. Baird, commis sioner of fish and fisheries, that in view of the questions arising as to the shaping and negotiating of a new fishery treaty with Great Britain affecting colonial waters in North America, and for other reasons it is desirable to have at hand available for reference full and accurate information on this subject. • 'y * v'- The Fishery Question. Ottawa, April 22.— Though the minis ters will make no statement on the subject, it is believed that there is good authority for the report that Lord Salisbury has of fered to revert to the fishery clauses of the Washington treaty without compensation. : This, however, is only one branch of the offer. Lord Salisbury is understood first to suggest the appointment of a commission to mark the limits within which American fishermen, under the treaty of 1818, cannot fish. The other proposal Is an alternative, one. Among the Nova Scotians the pro posal to return to the Washington treaty clauses Is favorably received, even though no indemnification be proposed. Their ar -• -. " i gtiment is that what the Eastern people want is a quiet and speedy solution of the problem and a market for their fish. If the objection of the United States to ar riving at a settlement is the fear that an other Halifax commission may award another 35,000.000 to Canada, they are not averse in the interests of peace to con sidering a., arrangement under which no money payment shall be provided for. It is thought that under such an arrangement an exchange of natural products could also be provided for. RIOTOUS REPUBLICANS. .New York Senators, After a I_on_* Course of Factious Opposition, Create a Disgraceful Scene in tlie Halls of Legislation. Albany, N, V., April 22.— pro longed political struggle which lias been going on between the Democratic governor and the Republican senate culminated I to-day in a prolonged scene of turmoil and I excitement in the senate, and it appears j probable now will result in the presenta -1 tion of articles of impeachment against I Lieut. Gov. Jones. The antecedent facts in ! brief are these: Last fall the term of office j of one of the state railroad commissioners j expired, and Gov. Hill nominated a sue ! cessor. No action either in confirmation or I rejection of the nomination was taken by the senate. The governor, after waiting I some time, withdrew the nomination and I sent in another name, which was treated j in like manner, as was also a third one. On 1 April 1 this nomination was withdrawn [ and the name of \V. A. Armstrong was I sent in, together with that of John A. i Buckbe for another railroad commissioner ship. As the senate took no action, the names were withdrawn April 20 and two others substituted. lt was claimed by cer tain members of the senate afterward that they were willing to confirm Messrs. Arm strong and Buckbe, but that the governor. I as a matter of fact, did not want them con | firmed. About noon to-day it became ] whispered in the senate chamber that Gov. i Hill was about to SEND IX A MESSAGE lon the subject. A Republican member j moved that the senate adjourn til) Monday. This met with opposition from the Demo crats, who began talking against time, but the motion was finally forced to a vote. The call of the roll was proceeding, and was about half concluded, when the gov ernor's private secretary appeared at the senate rail and announced a message from the governor. It was passed to Lieut. Gov. Jones, who occupied the chair. Mr. Raines took the floor and insisted on the roll-call for an adjournment. The chair ruled him out of order. Mr. Raines then proceeded to denounce the ruling of the chair as arbi trary and revolutionary. At these words the lieutenant governor began pounding with his gavel, and the whole chamber was in turmoil. Mr. Raines con tinued speaking, but the noise of the gavel was so great that his voice was inaudible five feet away. The Republican senators shouted to Mr. Raines to proceed, and the Democrats called to Lieut. Gov. Jones to stand firm. Reaching the message to Deputy Clerk Kenyon, Lieut. Gov. Jones directed him to read it, but evidently fear ing it would be seized he retained it and read it himself, lt recited the fact of the successive nominations which had been "hung up"' by the senate for political rea sons as alleged, denied the charge that the nominations of Messrs. Armstrong and Buckbe were not made in good faith, and to prove it offered that if the senate would give any intimation of a willingness to con firm them he would withdraw the names pending before the senate and renominate Armstrong and Buckbe. Hardly a word was audible, as the Republican senators, during nearly the whole proceedings, DENOUNCED THK ACT, rnni tr, ,-.™r.fo^f .».,l n r n ,„l ..„;.,„. I \.;„„.-. rose iv point.. vi uiuei aiui raiseu oojections, the Democrats meanwhile calling on the Lieutenant governor to proceed. When the reading was concluded Mr. Vedder said: em t'i wish to say, and I speak it in the name of the free people of the state, that 1 here in ray : denounce the action taken by the pre siding officer of this senate as wholly unwar rtt*.tea, ,r despotic, and an outrage upon the people of the state and upon the law.and that it is a disgrace to any legislative body." The President — senator is out of order and is not -riving his reasons. Mr. Vedder — T am giving my reasons. It is the duty of the people of the state of New York to prefer articles of impeachment against the presiding officer of this senate and to impeach him. Mr. Murphy You will have to go to the assembly for that. Mr. Vedder— Certainly we will, but when the power of the representatives of the peo ple of this state is thus usurped, and their rights denied them in this despotic way, we can do nothing else to maintain our dignity than that, and the people will demand it and they will accept of nothing short of that. Other Republican members in turn de nounced the action of the president as ar bitrary and illegal, and pointed out that on one occasion, tinder similar circumstances, when the senate was Democratic, the Re publican governor's message was refused a hearing and was laid on the table. Before announcing the result of the vote on the motion to adjourn the lieutenant governor sought to explain his action, but the lie publicans refused to hear him and began to leave the chandler, leaving him no option but to declare the body adjourned. THE GOOD DEACON TALKS. Richard Smith Explains Whitelaw Keid's Position 1-ej.arditi;. Jim Blame. Cincinnati. April 22.— reference to reports published in Eastern papers in regard to an alleged letter from Whitelaw Reid to Richard Smith saying that the Tri bune had arrived at the conclusion to aban don Blame for Sherman, a reporter called upon Mr. Richard Smith and asked him in regard to the matter. Mr. Smith said he had noticed the statement in the press, but knowing there was no such correspondence, and discovering that some people felt that it did them good to keep the rumors afloat, he did not care to disturb their happiness and he had therefore in the spirit of amuse ment decided not to write a card or say any thing about it. He felt that what Mr. Reid said to him was nobody's business. However, as there seemed to be so much interest attached he had no objection to answering such questions as the reporter might ask and said: "Go ahead." There upon the interview proceeded: "What about that Heid letter which you re ceived?" •'What letter?" "The letter described by the Washington correspondent ofthe New York evening Post, in which Held said that the time has come at last for Mr. Blame to let go his grip upon the Republican party, as far as the presidency is concerned, and for all hands to turn in and nominate John Sherman, and that all that was necessary to cause the Tribune to swing into line was the positive assurance that Sherman was going into the convention with a solid delegation from Ohio." "1 never got any such letter from him and do not believe he ever wrote any such letter." "is he as hostile to Sherman as ever.then?" "No.ho is not hostile to Sherman at all. In fact 1 dou't think he ever was. Ho told me that he would support Sherman with the greatest pleasure, if, when the time came, he should be thought the best nominee." "So he is weakening on Blame, then, is he?" "Well, I should hardly say that. You can judge, however, from the last conversation 1 had with him when 1 was in New York a few weeks ago. I told him that it would bo better politics to nominate Sherman than Blame. He said: 'Very well; we certainly shan't light Sherman. If you can get the majority of the delegates to your way of thinking we will support Sherman with the utmost heart iness. lam not sure about his being a good candidate, but I am sure that he would make a splendid president." He went on to say that the Tribune would support Ben Harrison with great pleas.ire, or Gresham or Allison. Phil Sheridan was men tioned, and he said he had not heard him talked or much, but knew him to be a splen did Republican and had the greatest adtnira tlou both for his public and personal charac ter, and, if he was nominated, would support him with enthusiasm. I thought T had got about enough and started to leave when he said: 'Hold on. now. 1 want to say one thing more. I want to tell you, further, that if we ! unite fully with you and with all your friends , in an effort to nominate any of these men you ' named, and the convention should be held ' within a month, the whole lot of us, with, all I the power we could bring to bear, could not prevent the nomination of Mr. Blame on the first ballot by acclamation." A. LEAGUE of crime. The Bald Knobbers Included a Mem bership of HOO Persons. Sensational Developments About Graveyard Insurance, St. Louis, April 23.— A special from Ozark, Mo., says: The grand jury yester day indicted all of the Bald Knobbers now under arrest, , eleven in number, for the murder of George Edens. It is reported that Judge Hubbard's instructions to the grand jury have sure-ad terror throughout the Bald Knobbers' section, about Cbadwiek, - and that a general exodus of the unmasked brotherhood will take place soon. Joe In nian has held out a list of the members of the BaJd Knobbers' order, of Christian county, and he implicates preachers, mer chants, doctors, justices of the peace and many wealthy and influential citizens lo man and Graveo agree with Walker in esti mating the number in Christian county at 800 and name many prominent men who accompanied them in criminal raids behind the black mask. Graves relates how Walker proposed to prove an aiibi for each man present at the Edens-Green minder, fixing unimpeachable witnesses for each guilty man. The chief himself carried his wounded boy in Douglas county that night relying on proving that he could not have been near Green's premises on the fatal night. Public opinion has asserted itself and the regulators are now terror .stricken. BKAVEYAKD IXM KA.\CE. Some fttartlfn* Developments R . 8-.trdlt._r li» Prevalence in rflJcli i-an, Lansing, Mich.. April 22.-- The special joint committee of live to investigate the Mutual Insurance companies of the state, presented their ' report to the house this morning. They have examined seventeen companies doing business in the state, and the disclosures are of the most startling and damaging character. Nearly all of the as sessment companies were found to be rot ten to the core, insuring any one. no matter what their age or state of health, or whether the person insured knew of tin transaction. The testimony taken goes to show conclusively that nine out of ten per sons insured in these companies had made no applications, nor were they aware that such insurance had been placed on their lives. 1 lie insurances were generally taken out by some beneficiary who forced the signature to the application, paid" the as sessments and pocketed the money paid at death. Representative Chapped, of Corunna. is tangled up in an unpleasant manner with one of the companies, and many respectable men will be compelled to submit to damaging COMMENTS. Among the evidence the most important is the development of the fact that policies are issued on paupers in poor houses for the benefit of the superintendents of the poor, The investigation of the Standard Life, of Marshall, shows that two policies had been issued on paupers for the benefit of Superintendent W. G. Parkiss. He had received §500 on one of his policies ami 81.320 on another. One of those insured by 1 arkiss was Mrs. Snow, who died within thirty days. The other was aged GO, and died by a fall from a chair. Another novel feature of the testimony developed the fact, that doctors had been in the habit of taking out graveyard policies on the lives of their own patients. In one case a doctor was selected as agent for the applicant and med ical examiner, and finally in giving proof of death he collected $SOO from one "company 81,050 from another company on the death of his patient. There are several other sim ilar cases. In many cases companies have insured persons living in Canada. Germany England and Sweden, simply that the agent and officers might reap the assessment per centage and the beneficiary draw tin* nol- icy. The committee will report favorably the bill which i:, designed to regulate the business of assessment companies and form a statute upon which honorable companies can conduct business upon the assessment plan. Fought lor Her Louis vi Ky., Anril 22.— The 'brutal midday crime of yesterday has greatly shocked this community, and little else is talked of. The fact that a peaceful do mestic in charge of a house in the best por tion of the city, during the temporary ab sence of the family, could be assaulted and fatally and horribly mangled in the broad glare of noon by a burglar, has created a most profound sensation. Contrary to tin expectations of the physicians, the wounded girl, .Jennie Bowman, recovered conscious ness, but they pronounce her injuries neces sarily fatal, and say she can live but a few hours longer. In a lucid interval she stated that her assailant was a negro and that she had fought him with a glass. Upon the wall of the stairway up which the black fiend forced the girl to retreat, are the marks of her bloody hands and upon the steps drops of blood, every thing pointing to a terrific struggle. The police are using every endeavor possible to appre hend the murder. They are upon the track of a colored man named Marion Jones who is believed to be the person, and who it is thought left the city last night for Cincinnati. Counterfeiters Caught. InD-AXAPolis, Ind., April 22. — Capt. Bower, of the government secret service, made two important arrest.-, here to-day. For two years he has been pursuing Michael Hemmer and James Fox. who have been engaged in counterfeiting silver and gold coin. The men were taken to a photo graph gallery to have their pictures taken. Both resisted violently, and it was only by securing the assistance of three men that a photograph of Hemmer was secured. A loaded revolver exercised a subduing effect on Fox and his picture was also obtained. The prisoners will be taken to Cleveland. The Gold Uriel. Swindle. New Yokk, April 22.— gentleman who left four bricks of copper at the assay ofiice on Wednesday discovered his mistake yesterday. He had taken them as security for Si. ooo from two men representing themselves as agents for a Western mining company, the bricks being the product of a new mine, the whereabouts of which they could not disclose till its value had been more definitely ascertained. The victim, whose name is not given, is well known iii mining circles. Search is being made for the would-be miners. Hu Gave Bail. Chicago, April 22.— T. S. Gardner, pub lisher of the Home Journal, who is charged by the postoffice authorities with using the mails for illegal purposes, was before Com missioner Hoyne to day and gave bail in bonds of ? 1,000. He Got Six Yean. New Yokk, April 22.— Frank M. Scott, the bookkeeper of Webster & Co., who em bezzled 81,450, received a sentence of six years to-day. Egan and Fitzgerald. Lincoln, Neb., April 22.— Mr. Egan's attention having been called to the state ment in the London cables that the man agers of the London Times have thrown out hintsjthat they will publish other letters, which they say are not less important than the alleged facsimile now creating so much controversy, he said he had received intima tion from Omaha and other quarters some weeks ago that the Pinkerton agency was making efforts to obtain specimens of his handwriting, and In view of this fact he should not be at all surprised if the Times, as the instrument of the Loyal union, would endeavor to get some forgeries on him. John Fitzgerald, president of the National league of America, acting on the sugges tion thrown out by Mr. Gladstone in his re cent letter, has sent out a circular to all the state delegates of the league requesting them to furnish particulars to the various meetings held in their respective states to voice the sentiment of America in opposi tion to the Tory coercion policy with the names of state governors, senators, con gressmen and prominent American citizens who participated iv them, and it is the in tention of Mr. Fitzgerald to have this in formation circulated throughout England.