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THE DAILY GLOBE PUBLISHED EVEItY BAY IX THE TEAK. LEWIS BAKER. ST. PAUL. FRIDAY. JULY 29. ISS7. The GLOBE Press Room is Open Every Night to all Advertisers who desire to Convince Themselves that the GLOBE has the Largest Circulation of any News- paper Northwest of Chicago. ST. PAIL GLOBE SUBSCRIPTION KATES. Daily (Not iMi.riUM; StNDAY.I 1 vriu advance. 00 j 3 m. in advanced 00 6 la. in advance. 400 | 6 weeks in adv. 100 One month 70c. DAILY ANIJ SUNDAY. 3vr in advanceSlO 00 I 3 mos. in adv. s2 50 0 in. in advance 9 <>o | 5 week, in adv. 100 One month -C>c. SUNDAY ALONE. ]vr in advance. s2 00 I 3 mos. in adv... 50c 0 in. in advance. 1 00 i 1 mo. in adv.... 20c Tm-WfcKKLY— t.Dailv — Monday, Wednesday and Friday.) Iyr in advance. 00 | 0 mos. in adv.. s2 00 3 mouths, in advance SI 00. WEEKLY ST. PACT. SLOES. One Year, SI I Six .Mo., Csc 1 Three Mo., 35c Rejected communications cannot he pre- served. Address all letters and telegrams to THE OLQBK, St. Paul. Minn. TO-DAY'S WEATHER. Washington. July 29, 1 a. m.— lndications —For Upper Michigan: Fair weather, sta tionary temjiemture and winds generally east- erly. For Wisconsin: Fair weather, station- ary temperature and winds generally east- erly. For Iowa: Fair weather, stationary temperature in the eastern portion, higher temperature in the northern portion and variable winds, generally easterly. For Mm nesota : Warmer, fair weather in the eastern portion, local rains in the western portion and variable winds, generally easterly. For Central and Eastern Dakota: Local rains. stationary temperature and variable winds, generally easterly. GENERAL OBSERVATION" . St. Pail. July 23.— The following observations tions were nude at 8:48 p. m., local time: ~ Bar. Tuck. p~~ =5 WIQ »S S3 X O o° Place of S. £ *-5 5° v. 2 *~~ cr S" ? ~3- a Observation. r. a o a P Observation. r ra c? !* : . A 2 s - : i i 1 — ! Duluth :>o.oo oo t2 Cloudy. Duluth.... 30.00 60) t'2jt'loudy. St. PauL 29.98 68 *6 Cloudy. LaCrosse j 30.00 70 *1 Fair. Huron 29.80 74 clear. Moorhead 29.88 70 -1 [Clear. St. Vincent - 29.88 78 +12 Cloudy. Bismarck 20.78 74 *0 Clear. Ft. Custer 2!).!).. 02 Hi Fair. Helena : 29.93 58 t2 Clear. Fort Sully 1 20.70 82 clondy tUigher. *]_ower. _ INVITING THE PRESIDENT. Yesterday evening the president was authoritatively notified by telegraph that the whole people of Minnesota ex- tend to him and to Mrs. Cleveland a cordial invitation to visit this state this fall, and that a committee of rep- resentative citizens of the state will personally present to him this invita tion at an early day. This notification was signed on behalf of the people of the state by Gov. McGill and Hon. P. H. Kelly, the latter as member of the Democratic national committee, and by Mayor Smith on behalf of the citizens of St. Paul, and Mayor Ames on behalf of the people of Minneapolis. The committee which will proceed to Washington will be composed of thirty Minnesotians,selected from twelve of the largest cities in the state and represent- ing the entire people and all the inter- ests of the state irrespective of party. It is understoo i that this committee will leave here on Saturday, Aug. G. on its feasant errand, and will go with entire ;>nfidence in having a successful mis- sion. While their invitation will not be bound in seal skin or distinguished by gaudy display, it will embody the cor- dial and hospitable wishes of the great- hearted people of the prosperous North- west, expressed in simple and sincere language. MRS. BLAINE'S BROTHER. A great ado is being made En certain partisan organs over the fact that a brother of Mrs. Blaise baa been dis- charged from an obscure federal office down in Maine, lt seems to us that there is no necessity for so much fuss over the matter. It appears that Mrs. Blame's brother is a Republican. In addition lie was, while holding office, a Republi- can of the most offensive character. That certainly puts the case in a very- clear light. The fact that he is a brother of Mrs. Blame has nothing to do with the case. Being a Republican, he should have been discharged long ago, and, being an offensive one, he should never have been appointed at all. That is the whole thing in a nutshell. And it is a rule that way well be applied to every employe in the government service who does not profess the Democratic faith. This is a Democratic administration, responsible to the people for the proper conduct of the government's affairs. In its elevation to power the people repu diated Republican policy and Republi- can officeholders. It is unfair then to them and unjust to the Democratic party itself that a single Republican should remain in office. Not only is it well that Mrs. Blame's brother has been obliged to go. but every other recruit from the enemy's camp should be started after him. OHIO REPUBLICANS. The platform which the Ohio Republi- cans yesterday erected in Ohio is about as demagogic a piece of composition as could well be imagined. Almost in every line and sentence it breathes the 2|>irit. of prejudice and sectionalism. It makes a bid for the vote of every single class of citizens in the state. Probably a paragraph deprecating the anti-Chinese feeling of the Pacific coast does not appear simply because, as yet, there are no Chinese voters in Ohio. As it is, all those who do vote receive a pat on the bade, and are blandly given to infer that there is nothing good in any- tlung except the Republican party, and John Sherman is its prophet— in Ohio. The old, wornout sophistry regarding the manifold benefits conferred by a protective tariff are repeated, but the platform does not add, what intelligent men know is the case, that the protec tion is all in favor of those monopolists with whose interests, as opposed to those of the people, the Republican party has always bean identified. It re- peats the time worn fallacy about a high tariff making high wages, which the veriest tyro in political economy knows to be false, and is full of other specious pleas for consideration at the hands of the workingmeu. Then it follows with a: bid for the soldier vote, the dema- gogism of the reasoning being its most distinguishing feature. The utterly false assertions to the effect that the administration is the declared foe of the veterans, as shown by the veto of the dependent and individual pensions bills, being repeated ad nauseam. Though the facts show exactly a con- trary feeling on the part of the adminis tration, the platform tinkers care not." \ They must wheedle votes at any cost. After that, as was to be expected In a convention so thoroughly impregnated with Swv-hm i. vTsv.tliß blood y shirt is fee- I wiwionrduiAAi.-i.u,iii^ unwiij w" w«w **■"'■' bly waved and the cry of Southern elec tion frauds, made at every Republican' convention for the past ten years, is again heard. Truly the old fogies were out in force at Toledo yesterday. For the men who concocted this wonderful platform are evidently hot living in the active present which regards the late war as deadest of dead issues. And to cap the climax, there is a liberal dose of nauseating taffy administered the puny, piping demagogue and time server, the insignificant Foisakei:, whose Lillipu tian defiance of Cleveland is given as the reason for the rescinding of the well meaning '"flag order.*' But then the ways of Republican sophistry are past finding out. Last of all follows the expected in- dorsement of Shecman's candidacy. That was a matter of course. The con vention belonged to the chronic candi- i date and it was hardly to be expected that j it would adjourn without doing his bid- ! ding. Throughout the platform gives i not a single indication of statesmanship. In every detail it is a cheap appeal to partisan prejudice and an employment of sophistical devices for attracting votes. It remains to be seen.however. whether the intelligent voters of Ohio are as gullible as the Toledo convention thinks. Flies are not caught with vin egar, however firmly Sukkmax and his followers maybe convinced to the contrary. -•■ — NEWSBOYS' EXCURSION. The excursion and picnic given by the St. Paul Globe to its newsboys mid carriers will be a delightful affair. The train bearing the party to the lake will leave the union depot. St. Paul, at '» o'clock Saturday morning, ami Minneapolis at 0:20. At Wayzata the grand, large steamer, Belle of Minnetonka, under the skillful and careful command of Commodore Zi.mmu.wiax. will be boarded, and a pleasant sail upon the romantic lake will be had. Lunch will be served by ('apt. Em- mki.-ox in the pavilion of his hotel St. Louis. All the points of interest about the lake will be visited. Several ladies will accompany the ex cursion, and add their gentle skill in amusing and interesting the boys. Every precaution has been taken to make the affair a most thoroughly en joyable one to all who participate in it. No newsboy who handles the Globe in either St. Paul or Minneapolis should fail to be on hand (and on his good be- havior; at the proper hour Saturday morning. Bear in mind, the train leaves at 9a. m. sharp! Tickets must be procured at the Globe oilice in the two cities respectively prior to the hour named. The boys are the guests of the Globe company, and they are without expense of any nature— so they can leave their i>ocketbooks at home. -*- - — A WORD TO SOLDIERS. While the grinders of the party or gans and the professional veterans are doing their utmost to prejudice the old soldiers against the administration of President Cleveland, it would be well for tin- veterans to glance at an instruc tive comparison between the pension of fice as now administered and as it was conducted under Republican auspices. It has already been shown that nearly' a half more claims have been adjusted under Democratic administration of the office. It now appears that in addition to this increased attention to the veter ans' interests. 54 per cent, of the pen- sion office employes are the widows or children of soldiers and sailors. Though there are 150 less employes now on the pay-roll than were carried there by the Republican administration, yet 13 per cent, more Union veterans or their rela tives are now employed in the office than ever before. And there isn't a de partment in which the Union veteran, who is also a Democrat, and there are thousands of such, is not given the pref erence when an appointment is to be made, not covered by the cumbersome civil service rules. lt will be well for the veterans to bear these things in mind, for the partisan orators and editors who are fond of ap pealing to them for support, are very apt to conveniently forget them. ■«•»! A XOVELi SUGGESTIOX. A NOVKL SUGGESTION. A suggestion lias been made to Em- peror William which, if he follows, will round off his career in such an gen- eral outburst of fame and good feeling as no other monarch has ever enjoyed. In brief the idea is that the emperor in- sist upon the cession to France of the much disputed province, Alsace-Lor raine Such an act. startling in its nov elty, when the acquisitiveness of every foreign nation is developed to the ut most, would be far reaching in the good it would confer. In the first place it would do much toward assuring the peace of Europe. Sooner or later Ger many and France must come to blows over the possession of this border prov ince, whose loss France has never for gotten and never forgiven. Not until she again has it under her jurisdiction j will she consider her aggrieved national honor soothed, and I war for its posses- sion would be immensely popular. If, however, Germany should cede the province to France, peace would be cer- tain and the two nations now sworn ene mies would become warm friends, to gether powerful enough to keep in order any one of their restless enemies, and Emperor William would become as popular in France as he is in Germany. «•» A THIRSTY KAItTH. A THIRSTY EARTH. Arc we drying up. That i- the ques tion perplexing the North American continent to-day. The increasing fre | quency of drouths and their prolonged I duration make the question a very seri ; ous one. The old settler will tell you I of the time when they didn't know what ' a drouth was in this section of the coun try. And the same old settler will also ! tell you that the lakes and rivers con j tain less water than when he first knew them, and he will point out to you here I and there in various localities a spot of j dry land where a lake stood when he ! first knew the country. Putting these two facts together we naturally inquire as to whether the drouths cause the loss of the water supply or is it the drying up of the i lakes and other water sources j which cause the drouths. At an off j hand shot we might be inclined to take the affirmative of the . first proposition, and yet upon a little reflection we would probably conclude that the latter is the correct one. The loss of the natural water supply is the cause of the drouths, and the people of this country are re j sponsible for it.. This loss is produced by the wholesale draining of the coun try. In the eager desire to subject I every available spot of land to tillage, i our farmers are robbing the country of I its water supply. The land is drained of its moisture. Our farmers have run their tiling through the sloughs, they have drawn out the water . from the swamp, they have dried up the -pond, they have obliterated the little lakes, and as a compensation for it the country is visited year after year with drouth. .The building of so many railroads is also contributing to the dry ness of our atmosphere. ', Every cut that THE SAINT PAUL DAILY GLOBE: FRIDAY MORNING, ■- JULY ■ 29, ■ 1867. is made is a drainage to carry off the moisture of the earth. In the light of all these facts it becomes an important question to determine what to do to counteract the evil that is being done by the improvements that are necessary to the development of the country. At • any rate it is well to consider and dis cuss it that the people may devise some means whereby these troubles may be overcome. Of a number of suggestions that have been made respecting this the ory, the most thoroughly sensible one that we have seen is a suggestion contained in Hill's National Buil der. Mr. Hill holds to the theory that artilicial drainage .is not only contributory to drouths, but is also the cause of the frequent tornadoes that devastate so many sections of the coun try. Drouth seldom prevails in the European continent, and its absence is ascribed to the fogs and moisture which are driven upon the continent by the west winds. The moisture is drawn from the ocean and wafted inland, par ticularly freshening the verdure of lre land.and hence the brilliant green of the Emerald Isle. The remedy that Mr. Hill suggests is that the farms of the inland states be dotted with ponds and miniature lakes. Instead of running the drains through and out of the swamps, they should lead to an excavation of such size as circum stances will permit, which should be made at a depth of three or four feet, where the water will gather and will re main throughout the year to • furnish moisture which, through evaporation, will pass into the clouds to be returned in rainfall to the needy earth. He thinks that it would be wiser for the govern ment, instead of expending millions of dollars in building levees and embank ments along the great rivers, to make this expenditure in holding the, water where it is needed in the up-country. ■*»■ IX A BOX. The present English ministry seems to have got itself into a box. It seems that it is obliged, in order to maintain a show of impartiality, to enforce the crimes act in Ulster, where it has many friends, as well as in other parts of Ireland. If it does these supporters will no longer lend the ministry the countenance of their influence and votes; if it does not, others who are op posed to discrimination will fall away from it. However, it matters little which horn of the dilemma the Salis ninv ministry accepts. It has com mitted itself to a policy of which the great mass of the English people, lovers of fair play as they are, do not approve, and any additional opposition will only hasten the end, which can not in any event be farther away than the next general elections. Mr. Gladstone and Mr. Pauxki.i. are daily gaining ad herents, and there is every indication that the passage of the crimes bill, in the disrepute it has brought upon the present ministry, is the most fortunate thing that could have befallen the un fortunate people of the Emerald Isle. CARLISLE AND CLEVELAND. CAULISLK AM) CLKVELAXD. Congressman Carlisle, of Kentucky, is a gentleman very highly thought of in the Northwest, as indeed he is all over the country. He is a man who, while always an earnest Democrat, has never allowed partisan considerations to ob scure his view when broad questions of statesmanship were under discussion. He has justly been given credit for the ability to observe more intelligently/ ii,..., ■_/__ ...a., in ..,,1.1... life .i,,,i +', lli<lll lliu^l HI. "11 in juit.iic 111,. tiini nil being able to form his judgments with out political bias. :^jsd It is for these reasons that a recent in terview with Mr. C.vi.i.isi.K regarding the impression made upon the country is especially valuable. In the able Ken tuckian's opinion, we have never had a more conscientious president, and to his mind the people are eminently satisfied with -Mr. Ci.i:vi:i.ANi)'s administration of public affairs. It has been an admin istration not for party, clique or indi vidual, but for the entire country. He thinks the people cannot fail to recognize the fact that their interests have always been of paramount import ace to the president and for that reason the administration has been clean, honest and efficient. It has accom plished more than any other ever did in the way of expediting the transaction of public affairs and has gained the con fidence of the people in no small degree. lt has vindicated the judgment of the people in elevating the Democratic party into power and given them good reasons for its continuance. And it may be added that there are thousands in this country, thousands, too, who will vote at the next election, who agree most emphatically with all that Mr. < ai;i.i>i.i: says. m St. Paii.'s new reservoir will not be built St. Paul's new reservoir will not be built any too soon. At any time the machinery which now pumps the water directly into the mains might get out of repair and though by no means a prohibition city, st. Paul would find the deprivation from fresh and cooling water a serious one, more serious than our friends down in Milwaukee for instance, can realize. -^ . A Kansas ( ity trade publication revamps A Kansas City trade publication revamps all the exploded arguments in a lame effort to show that the Kaw metropolis is vastly superior to the Twin Cities, and yet the Northwestern giants will be still increasing in stature when the Missouri village is yet devising means for pulling itself out of the sea of mud which constantly envelops it. -^ The president will probably visit the Twin The president will probably visit the Twin Cities some time between Oct. 8 and 14. The time is brief, but still, when the Northwest's well known reputation for hospitality is taken into consideration, it will be long enough to give the president and his wife a reception they will remember the balance of their lives. _ Ax RrtnTiilf woman, aged fifty-two, re cently died from what the doctors said was tight lacing. Presumably the fashionable young woman with the wasp-like waist will claim that if it hadn't been for tight lacing the English woman would have died years before. _ -^ The Canadian minister of marine declares The Canadian minister of marine declares that American fishing interests are dying out. And with several vigilant men of war the Canadians are doing what they can to as sist the demise, while not a single American vessel is present at the obsequies. o» Mrs. Thubeer is sueing the National Opera company to recover money loaned, but as all she can secure will be several hundred ballet girls' costumes, she is not likely to receive more than a dollar or dollar and a half at the utmost. .^ We rxDF.issTAND Uiat the convention of We c xdf.kstaxd that the convention of Dakota editors at Big Stone City is having a thoroughly good time. The ante has been made low enough to allow every one to sit in, and Maj. Edwards has been barred. Two St. Louis girls tried to commit suicide because they were both in love with the same man and only one could marry him. Yet the Mormon missionaries are very ardeut in their efforts to induce immigration. Ir the American Baseßall association goes to pieces, Mi seems possible, perhaps some of the members whoso records are good enough inisiht secure admission to the Northwestern league. m Tunes is daily Increasing evidence that Ot- Theise is daily "increasing evidence that Ot tawa will have to invite Judge Lynch to pay the city a visit before she can hope for any real purification of her moral atmosphere. ■*- Col. Doxas's Southern party will break up to morrow, and in courteous harmony a good many of the Twin City gilded youth will be broken up at the same time. .;■..;.. ./•'./'. - . The Republican platform makers in Ohio tinkered at the same old planks yesterday, but they have gotten so rotten now that they r will hardly hold the nails. And now the burning question in Ohio is. will the bank of the people recognize Candi date human's indorsement as having any validity. • m It has cost the state a pretty penny to I maintain the First regiment in camp, but it ! was worth every cent of it. — «»* At Fort Snelling A. E. Chantler's left eye seems to be growing together from being closed so much while he is sighting his rifle. Deputy Insurance Commissioner Todd s hat looks much better than it did during the late hot spell. Large numbers of busy citizens who do not do such things as a rule, may be seen casting looks of admiration at the Southern belles as they flit about the shores of Lake Miiinetonka. Col. Bend in command of the First regiment at dress parade at Camp An drews looks more dignified than a bronze cast of Daniel Webster. Charley Bailey hunting for the dog that took the corner out of his mail bag. Larry Russe counting his Cameo cig arette photographs. T. J. Starks living a bird kite from the roof of the Frost building. 11. R. Foster sticking pins in a bunch of bananas and trying to find out how many there are and what the net profit will be. llanback telling the boys what he knows about farming. John Strailine getting ready for a trip to the lake and wondering it his bathing suit will lit after being wet. vfcJS F. 11. Hamert trying to figure out how many years it will take to complete the cable line. Norton Bagley playing two-old-cat' with the youngsters "out on Marshall avenue. E. W. White gazing at the myriads of yelping curs that have made sleep and silence strangers on St. Anthony ave nue. FRO.M GEN. H. H. SIBLEY. A Short Sketch of the Old Camp A Short Sketch of the Old Camp Across the Minnesota River. Montevideo Commercial. In answer to a letter from the editors of the Commercial to Gen. 11. H. Sibley, the officer commanding the United States forces at the capture of the camp across the river in 180:2, we have re-. ceived the following reply under date of St. Paul, July 10: Yours of Ist hist., inclosing slip from your paper, containing an account of the unearthing of relics.on the site of Camp Release, was duly received. A reply was deleyed in consequence of the Illness of the writer. The belief that these war relics were found on the spot where Camp Release was situated, is undoubtedly correct, and that J his toric ground ought long since to have been secured by the state, as you suggest. The great Indian camp that was captured on the 25th of September (not August), 180:2. two days after the decisive battle of Wood Lake, contained more than '2,000 redskins, upwards of 100 young female white prisoners, who had* been saved from the general slaugh ter, to minister to the brutal lusts of their savage captors, and 200 or more , mixed bloods, most of whom were kept' in durance, because of their supposed sympathy with the whites. It is ; but just to the latter, and to a few of the warriors who professed Christianity, to state that they did what they could to mitigate the sufferings of the poor white women and girls of tender age. but the claim of this or that Indian, so frequently made, that he had surrend ered them to me. is purely mythical. They were delivered up to me in person, in the center of the hostile camp, upon my peremptory demand, and a more touching and pathetic scene than was then presented, is seldom witnessed. Many of the women were hysterical al ternately l.At'liltlXli AND JEWING and all huddled as nearly as possible to myself, and the small group of tour or five officers who accompanied me, as if they feared they were not to be freed from the horrible bondage in which they had been held for three or four weeks past. They were finally assured of their safety, and conducted under escort to our own camp, where tents had been pitched for their accommodation, and where they were made as comfortable as our limited means would allow, until covered wagons could be furnished for their transportation to St. Paul. ''Little Crow" and 250 or 300 of his warriors * Ml\> .1:111 ...n< <>_ •>,-,,, l nij nauiuio who were supplied with horses, fled with their families after their defeat to the distant prairies of the north, where they joined the powerful band of their kindred, who made common cause with them. They were followed in 1868 by a strong column under my immediate com mand, routed in several engagements, and the combined force of savages driven in confusion across the Up per Missouri river, and our front- j ier settlers secured from ap prehensions of future raids. Be tween 400 and 500 warriors remained in the captured camp, being unwilling to leave their families behind, and hop ing to be able to play the part of good Indians successfully,*!!! all. save the small friendly element who were known as such, were arrested, tried by a mili tary commission appointed by myself; 303 were found guilty of murder and ravishment and condemned to be hung, while some thirty or forty others con victed of pillage and not of murder were sentenced to various terms of imprison ment, from one to ten years. Forty only were set apart for execution by an order from President Lincoln, written to me by bis own hand, thirty-eight of whom were hunt; on the same scaffold at Mankato. The remainder of the con victs were kept in close confinement for many months, during .which time many Of them died of disease, and the stir- \ vivnis. by direction of the president,: transported to a reservation on the Mis-; souri river. This hurried sketch of an important epoch in the history of our state hast been produced entirely from memory, : ami will answer your request for some facts connected with Camp Release. Truly yours, Ui.xnv 11. Sibley. ,' ■a Dodge's County Seat. To the Editor oi the Globe: ; :• Dear Sir: In your article on Chief . Justice Gilfillan's decision relative to the county seat act of 1885. in your yes terday's issue, you include Dodge county where changes have taken place. That you may know where the comity seat of this county is we send you this correction. Mantorville was made the county seat at the organization of the county thirty odd years ago, and still re tains it, with no disposition on the part of the taxpayers for a change, as they have signified by a large majority at two or three different elections. Yours. JI'STASmS. Dodge County, July 27. Make it a State Invitation. To the Editor of the Globe. I sec the question is being agitated of inviting the president to visit St. Pan' and Minneapolis. Allow me to sug gest that an invitation, be extended in behalf of the entire state, and as large ly as possible from old soldiers, either G. A. R. or otherwise. Let the | invito- . tion be made by citizens of each county through representative men from each, and it will have a telling effect. . 1 my self am a (I. A. B. man, and we have several belonging to this post, as well as many that served in the war but never joined the G. A. /K. I have thought for some time of asking you to advise such a course, and I now take the liberty to do so, and would gladly join with such as Col. Colville, Juage Baxter, Mayor Ames, Marshall Camp bell and others in such an invitation, joined with prominent citizens of the state. Respectfully yours, A. J. Leach. : Kasson, Minn., July 27. A Pretty Shrewd Trick. A Pretty Shrewd Trick. ; Sleepy Eye Herald. : It is not very often that a farmer can beat a railroad company in playing a sharp game, but it was neatly done by a farmer in Rice county, who desired to ship a carload of cattle from Ohio to Faribault. He could ship them through Faribault to St. Paul for £40 less than die could ship them to Faribault. So his cattle were billed to St. Paul, with the privilege of having his car side-tracked when necessary to feed and rest his stock. Reaching Faribault his car was side-tracked, the cattle taken out and .driven to his farm and shipped no (further, and to this day the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul road owes him 1 li.. t_n<__e_____»_______t_n__i on a •_.•!,.•_,1 /if f>_lttl-. from Faribault to St. Paul, and yet, by being a little too smart for the railroad. he saved $40 in freight after paying for fifty-five miles he did not travel. <m*. ■' An Unsavory Relic. An Unsavory Kelic. Sleepy Eye Herald. - The man Tutttle who has achieved some notoriety by his mouthings against the presence of the president at St. Louis, turns out to be an unsavory relic j of the war. On the authority of (apt. i 1). V. Johnson, U. S. N., who com manded the river fleet in 1804. Gen. Tut tle. who was then in command at Vicks- j burg, was a party to a scheme to rob a I loyal planter of £100,000 worth of cotton, j The other conspirator was Judge B. S. Hart, then United States treasury agent | at Vicksburg, who was soon afterward j compelled to resign. Johnson says Tuttle disappeared shortly after the transac- i tion. _ ■ A Disgruntled "Kooral Rooster." Hancock Olive Branch. Seemingly an effort is being made by the "moral roosters" of the — Man kato, Duluth et al. included— to howl down the sister cities. Certainly their aggregate wealth and influence are as suming menacing proportions to such as may have an idea of doing anything to antagonize their interests in any way. It is just as well to inform St. Paul and Minneapolis in time that they do not own the state body and soul. Duluth is rapidly ousting them of what little they did hold, and we country folks will suf fer none from this fact, j -_«►. Judge Not. La Crosse Chronicle. _..^c^"rNot. Gen. Tuttle is charged with saying that "the Democratic union soldiers were rebels when they went into the army, were rebels while there, were rebels when they came out and are rebels yet, and I don't see what in the name of (Sod they ever went there for." Gen. Tuttle is reported to have been a Democrat all those days himself, and should be reminded of the old injunc tion that it is not righteous judgment to judge others by one's self. m Mr. Gibbs' Time to Die. Mr. Gibbs' Time to Die. Mankato Register. John L. (iibbs has commenced his gubernatorial campaign for 1888. At least such can be assumed from the utterances ot Mr. dibbs newspaper organs. Uibbs is a nice, clever fellow, 'and would make a very ornamental gov ernor, but, we must say, that his chances are less than they were in 1886, and, be- sides, it is an invariable rule that '"the early bird gets the worms" and dies. ••- Gen. Barrett Above All Others. Gen. Barrett Above All Others. ...Elbow Lake Herald. i In case of the retirement of Kiiute Nelson from the Fifth district congress- ional arena, there is a strong disposition anions the leading men of this county to honor some worthy aspirant from the eastern portion of the dis trict as against a Fergus Falls, Moorhead or Crookston candidate. This statement is subject, how- ever, to the usual exception that if Gen, Barrett is in the held, either of his own volition or through the agency of his friends, Grant county is for him against all comers. ♦ Taffy for the Colonel. Taffy for the Colonel. Duluth Herald. Col. Donan is at Minnetonka with his carload of Southern beauties. There are about thirty of the ladies, several of whom were belles at Washington last winter. Col. Donan is peculiarly fitted for the entertainment of parties of this kind. He is as pure hearted as a husband would wish his wife to be, as gallant as one of unbounded generosity can be, and entertaining always. The Favorite of the Press. Duluth Herald. Great preparations are being made by the Minneapolis people for their second exposition. They have sent passes to the country press and expect hundreds of dollars' worth of advertising in re turn. We venture the. prediction that the state fair will be the favorite of the press this year, for the very good reason that the managers of that institution propose to pay for their advertising. Don't Make Another Break. Wheaton Gazette. Some of the state papers are mention ing Merriam's name in connection with the governorship. The Republican party made a bad break in Its selection last fall which nearly resulted in its de feat, and it is to be hoped that they will not commit a worse blunder next time by putting up Merriam. Another break may result in a Democratic governor for Minnesota. ■ ♦i The Farmers Are On. Red Lake Falls Oazette. W. it. Merriam is a great sport, has a fast-horse attachment, is a good money- maker, but we will give him a pointer — the puffing he obtains from newspapers. over what he Is doing to make the State fair a success, will not enhance his po litical chances. The farmers are "onto" you, Billiam. ■» ■♦» ;; PASSING. :, '•What ship is this comes sailing Across the harbor bar. So strange yet half familiar. With treasures from afar? j O comrades shout, good bells ring out, Peal loud your merry din ! O joy! at last across the bay j .My ship comes sailing in. Men said in low whispers, ••It is the passing bell. At last his toil is ended." ■5 They prayed, ''God rest him well." ;• "Ho! Captain, my captain. "Ho! Captain, my captain. What store have you on board?" "A treasure far richer Than gems of golden board. ' The broken promise welded lii_n, The long forgotten kiss. '.. The love more worth than all on earth, > All ioys life seemed to miss!" The watcher, sighed softly; "It is the death change! What vision blot has given That rapture deep and strange?" "O captain, dear captain. What arc the forms I see On deck there beside you? They smile and beckon me; And soft voices call me. Those voices sure I know '." "All friends are here who held you dear In the sweet long ago. "The death smile," they murmurred, "It is so passing sweet. We scarce have heart to hide it ~W Beneath the winding sheet" "0 captain, I know you t A. Arc you not Christ the Lord? With light heart and joyous 1 hasten now on board. ' Set sail, set sail, before the gale, Our trip will soon be o'er; . To-night we'll cast our anchor fast ■ Beside the heavenly shore." - Men sighed "Lay him gently Beneath the heavenly sod." The .soul afar beyond The bar Went sailing oh to Cod. . :••: ■';-. —Alice William Brolhcrtou. THE RAILWAYS. A Cut Probable in Freight Rates to This City. ♦ Minnesota & Northwestern Trains Minnesota & Northwestern Trains to Chicago. Chicago, July 28.— Information re- Chicago, July 28.— Information re ceived here to-day leaves no doubt that freight rates in the through business between Chicago and St. Paul will be slashed by the new line of the Minnesota & Northern, which will be open Monday. The reductions will average from 30 or 40 per cent, all round. The officials of the old lines say they will meet any cut made. CHANGES IN THE C. &N. W. Several Important Appointments Given Out Yesterday. pRS Marvin Hughitt, president of the Chi cago & Northwestern road, yesterday published five notices making as many changes in the gfficers and employes of that road. ; The first and most impor tant one is the appointment of John M. Whitman as general manager of the Chicago & Northwestern and : its pro prietary roads east of the Missouri river. This appointment will take effect next Monday, Aug 1. Mr. Whit man, under direction of the president, _\-iII 1,-, . ...,-li-,r., nf Oi<» mail Ha poll- struction and operation. Mr. Whitman for the last five years has been the gen eral superintendent of the Omaha road, with headquarters in St. Paul. He has demonstrated his ability as a railroad officer, and his departure from St. Paul will be very deeply regretted by all that have met him. Shurburne Sanborn is appointed general superintendent of the North western, the appointment to take effect next Monday, on which date C. C. Wheeler voluntarily retires from the service. M. M. Kirkman, comptroller. will have immediate supervision and charge over the freight auditor's office and the ticket auditor's office, in ad dition to the other duties heretofore performed by him. Horace G. Burt is appointed chief engineer of the North western, the appointment to take effect Monday next, after which date E. 11. .lonnsou win aci ascoiisuiuiij, nwuioii. W. 11. Slennett is appointed auditor of expenditures. Fast Limited Trains. The Minnesota & Northwestern hav ing completed its road to Chicago will commence next Monday to run two fast trains daily between Minneapolis, St. Paul and Chicago. These trains the manager'says will be equipped with the best and finest coaches, buffet, parlor chair cars, and sleepers, ever run on any railroad in the world. In addition to the sleepers the company will run the Maun boudoir sleepers on all night trains. The day express will leave Minneapolis at 7:05 a. m., St. Paul at 7:40 a. m., and arrive at Chicago at 10 a. m. The night express will leave Minneapolist a 7 p. m„ St.Paul at 7:35 p. m., and arrive at Chicago at 9:30 a. m; leave Chicago at 7:30 a. in. and 7:30 p. m., arrive at St. Paul at 0:30 p. m. and 9:30 a. in.; at Minneapolis at 10 p.m. ami 10 a. m. The Minnesota & North western claims that it is the only road running parlor chair cars and the cele brated Mann boudoir sleepers between Minneapolis and St. Paul and Chicago, the only road running a daylight train between these cities. The Illinois Central. Chicago, July 28.— number of im portant changes in the management of the Illinois Central Railroad company will take place August 1. The office of general traffic manager, which was abolished when .Joseph F. Tucker left the service of the company, will be re- vived. T. J. Judson, at present super- intendent of the Illinois and lowa lines, will be appointed general traffic man- ager of the entire Illinois Central sys tem with headquarters at Chicago. M. C. Markham, at present assistant to the general manager, will be promoted to the position of assistant traffic manager with headquartees at Chicago. Several changes have also been made in the division superintendences. Chips From the Ties. All the accounts from the lied river valley show that the crops in that region still have a veiv favorable appearance. The weather continues cool, as it is desired that it should lie. The same can be said of the Devil's Lake region, and all through the northern part of the state and territory. Along down the hreckenridge division, where it is an older country, the crops are not expected to be as heavy as they are in the lied river country. The Minneapolis & St. Louis makes a one and one-third fare for the Sons of Veterans to the sixth annual encampment to be held at Dcs Moines Aug. 17, 18 and 19; also the same rate for the Photographic Association of America at Chicago Aug. 9.10,11 and 12 ; also the same rate to Chicago for the American Dental association annual meeting at Niagara Falls Aug. 2, 3, 4 and 5. The St. Paul & Duluth road yesterday let the contract for the construction of the slopes of that road to be erected at Glad- stone to McMullen & Morris. The work is to be completed by Nov. 1. 1887. The Northern Pacific Express company from now till Dec. 1 will make low rates oh binding twine. _ _g_ CHICAGO BUCKET SHOPS. CHICAGO BUCKET SHOPS. How They Try to Get Ahead of the Board. Chicago, July 28.— The legislative act making bucket shops illegal was pronounced in Judge llorton's court by Attorney Sidney Smith -yesterday to have been rendered substantially val ueless through the ease with which a bucket shop may secure an ex parte in- junction restraining the Chicago board of trade from denying them quotations. State Legislator Henry Decker a couple of weeks ago secured an ex parte in- junction from the circuit court in the case of several shops against the board of trade and the Western Union Tele- graph company, restraining them from cutting off the complainants' quotations. Judge Smith went before Judge Hoi ton yesterday to have the injunction dissolved. He said it was use- less for the legislature to pass acts and the board of trade to take steps to clean out objectionable dealers in grain if the courts were going to practically tie their hands by injunctions. Further than this, the issues involved in this case case were identically the same as those recently decided in a case by Judge Bagley. The rule of the circuit court was that when one judge settled the law the other judges in the same court would refuse to change it, else this case must be argued before eleven judges. What was the use of multiplying the number of judges if they were all to try the same questions? The board of trade was tied up by an injunction in a case similar in all respects to a case it had won and it was not allowed to untie it- self. .Judge llorton finally agreed to let the matter lay over until . Monday when Judge Tuley will probably take it up. _ CUT FURS. - What They Are Worth and Where They Come From. It is estimated that, not less than 0,000,000 kittens are annually brought into this sinful world, writes a Boston correspondent of a Western paper. Of these the great majority are misera bly drowned— inhuman practice which is destined shortly to be done away with by the recognition of the cat as a* fur-bearing animal. Bugs of se lected maltese and tortoiseshell are already quite expensive, and excellent imitations of various furs are made in this material. -Taxidermists, too, are advertising for kittens by the thou- sand, to stuff tor ornamental purposes. - The fur dealer in whose hands 1 placed my priceless seal overcoat this morning, _ for summer storage, gave me some | ' interesting information regarding the I I use of pussies' skins in his trade, i Said ! 1 he: ''The only purpose to which they j . are applied in this country is the nianu- 1 facture of carriage robes, but/vast intra* j | hers of them are sent to Europe, where j i they are in great demand for coats and i i hats, dressing gown linings and other garments." :"ey - "And where do the pelts come from?" AyX D "From all parts of the country. They are gathered by professional fur collec- tors, who supply us with them by the quantity at regular schedule rates. A common cat skin is worth five cents, a pure maltese ten cents, and a black one twenty-five cents. The cheap kind must be dyed before making up, but the black and maltese are prettier with their color unaltered. A carriage robe of the best cat fur is worth $40 to $50." '•But how do the collectors get hold of the pussies?" "Shoot them. There are always plenty of stray cats running wild in the rural districts. The Maine woods are full of them. They breed wonderfully fast. and it is good sport popping them off the fences and stone walls along the road- side. Not infrequently, too, the rustic small boy is glad to dispose surrepti tiously of the family tabby for a small equivalent in cash, and thus an im portant industry receives beneficial stim ulation." '_ CASH GIRL LUNCHES WELL, And the Detective Thinks She Has Been Stealing. New York Sun. . A stout, well-dressed man sauntered into the lunch room connected with one of the up-town dry goods stores the other day. His keen, blue eyes took in the occupants of the room, but he seemed to be entirely occupied with his thoughts as he stood at one of the windows, ap parently looking out into the street. A little cash girl came into the room and sat down at one of the tables re- served for employes. In a moment she was joined by another cash girl, and this conversation ensued : "Mary.'" said the first little girl, "what are you going to have for lunch?" "1 am going to have a sandwich and a glass of milk," replied Mary. "O, I am going to have more than that," said the first girl, with a nod; "my mother gave nic a quarter to spend for lunch." The stout man did not appear to pay- any attention to this conversation, but when the two girls had finished and gone away he walked up to the water and asked: "What did Lillie Gorman buy?" "She bought chicken salad and ice cream," replied the waiter. "How much did it cost?" "Thirty cents," was the reply. The stout man nodded, and, leaving the room, walked down stairs to where the cash girls were busily floating around. Quickly singling out the one he was in search of, he called her aside into a room which was fitted up like an office. "Now, Lillie," he said, "I want you to tell me where you got the money to pay for your expensive lunch today." Lillie turned all the colors of the rain- bow, but, assuming an air of innocence, said ; "I got it from my mother." "Very well," said the stout man. "Where does your mother live? lam going up to see her and ask her about it." The little rogue was now thoroughly frightened and burst into tears. After a short interval she confessed that she had stolen the money from a parcel. She received a severe talking to, after which she was taken before the super- intendent and discharged. "These young ones are the torment of my life," said the detective to the repor ter. "Many of them are as expert as professionals at thieving, and can lie with the assurance of a boss bunco steerer. Every day word comes from one of the counters that wrong change has been received. (). of course, the cash girl didn't take it ! The tears well up in her eyes, and you feel like kicking your- self for having breathed a word against such a cherub. All the time she is lying like a small-sized Satan. The first ques tion a detective asks himself when he suspects a person of theft is : What has become of the booty? Then he wants to see the thief dispose of it. That's what I do with these little thieves. I have found that when they steal their natural desire is to get rid of. their money right away. The lunch counter is the place they come to to do it. When I see one of them, indulging in luxuries and eating as much in one day as she earns in two then I know the cause and make no bones of accusing her right away." VERA" UNPLEASANT Trials of Alexander A'erhovay in His Summer Sojourn at Sara- toga. Alexander Verhovay was visiting Saratoga Springs and trying to keep cool by drinking congress water. When he went to the Springs he anticipated that his pocketbook would be somewhat lightened by his trip, but he probably never dreamed that an effort would be made to collect all his property before he could get away, and that an angry woman and an injured husband would be on his track. Verhovay had a somewhat ro mantic adventure before starting for the summer resort. Mrs. Kate Cleary has entered suit to recover $227.86, the amount she claims that Verhovay owes her for board. The bill was contracted some time during the years 1883 and 1884, when the gay deceiver was stopping in New York, and making his headquarters at the house then occupied by Mrs. Cleary, No. 1323 Second avenue. He left the state without settling the bill and went to Florida. When he left the South for Saratoga a fascinating married woman, Mrs. Web- ber by name, accompanied him. Mrs. Cleary, through her attorney, has procured from the supreme court an attachment against her former boarder's property. She says that he takes his departure from Saratoga and New York state on short notice, as he heard that Mr. Webber, husband of the eloping woman, was journeying northward as fast as trains can take him. ♦ Eats Peas With His Knife. London Society. All the Mrs. Lion Hunters seem to have gone clean stark raving mad over the burly charms of the American cir cus man. Nothing is too good for him, from the box seat of Charlie Beres- ford's coach to a seat at the sup- per table of any fad niongering hostess who is fortunate enough to work a mutual advertisement by secur- ing the buffalo person's presence at dance or reception. Now, against Buf falo Bill himself we have not a word to say. As a showman he is a distinct success, and the very fact, which we deplore, of his getting* himself asked to London drawing rooms, proves that he is not only a circus manager, but an "advance agent"— that is the correct Americanism of more than common enterprise. But it does seem passing strange that ladies should go out of their way to ask to their houses a man who professes not only to have indulged freely in the uncleanly outrage of skinning the head of his fallen foes, but to have treasured the relics of such nasty surgery. Apart from this. Bill is said to carry his firm belief in the knife into the supper rooms of his new friends, giving preference to that implement over his fork for the purposes of "trailing" round his plate, and finally convey- ing to his mouth the new peas and other luxuries with which he is supplied, his maneuvers being watched with open-eyed admiration by the other privileged guests. Scalps and Buffalo Bill reign in the very same, rooms that a year or two ago were the temples of the sunflower and Oscar Wilde. After all, Buffalo Bill for choice. Support for Senator Comstock. Elbow Lake Herald. . Vy :. Senator Comstock appears to have captured the head and heart of Big Stone county's lending editor who announces that be stands ready to support the Moor head man for eougress, in case of Nel son's retirement If said editor voices tin; majority sentiment of Big Stone Re publicans the Forty-second district will not be a unit in the next congressional convention. • y.V_ yVvV v SEND 'EM BY MAIL. That Is the Way the President Will Receive Invitations. Revenue From Sugar and Mo* lasses — Pleuro-Pneumonia. Washington, July 28.— presi- dent to-day received a telegram from Senator Harris, saying that a committee of 100 citizens of Memphis was coming to Washington to invite the president tG visit that city during his Western trip. The president telegraphed to Senator Harris in reply to use his influence to prevent any movement of the sort. He said that while he will always be pleased to see the people of Tennessee at the capital, he thinks that they ought to be spared a long journey to Washington during the heated term on a mission of this sort, when a written invitation sent by mail be as effective and as much ap preciated. Similar answers will be sent to other Western cities were arrange- ments are being made to send invita tion—bearing committees to Washing- ton. It is stated at the White house that the president will give the same consideration to invitations received by mail as those borne by committees, no matter how large and impressive tho latter may be. Loitisa-ii.i.k, July 28.— A great mass meeting of citizens has been called to be held at Central park, in the center of the city, Saturday, Aug. 6, for the pur- pose of formally inviting President Cleveland to visit the city in October. An immense photograph will be made of the audience and a picture symbolic- ally framed will be conveyed to the president as a souvenir, and to let hint see the great assembly represented by the formal invitation. PLEURO-PNE A. Work Done for the Suppression oi the Disease. Special to the Globe. Washington, July 28.— The chief of the bureau of animal industry has just made a preliminary report to the com- missioner of agriculture on the progress of the work for the suppression of pleuro-pheumonia for the six months ended June 80,1887. He states that tho last appropriation of 350,000 and the law giving authority to compensate for dis- eased and exposed animals, also to quar antine and disinfect premises, has en- abled the bureau to accomplish very much more than had been possible pre- vious to that time. The new rules and regulations made to conform with this art, issued April 15, for co-operating with the various states, though assum- ing much more authority than the old ones, have been very favorably received and accepted by the authorities of twenty-two states and seven territories. The legislatures of the states of Illinois, New York, Rhode Island and Virginia have passed acts giving full authority to the ' officers of the bureau for the quarantining, condemnation and de- struction of animals affected and ex- posed to dangerous and contagious dis- eases. Pennsylvania is the only state believed to be affected with pleuro- pneumonia, the authorities of which have declined both to accept the new rule and regulations and to give the na tional inspectors any recognition in this work. CONSTITUTIONAL CENTENNIAL The Philadelphia Celebration All Arranged for. Washington", July 28. — A committee from Philadelphia, representing the constitutional centennial commission, headed by Hon. John A. Kassou, had a conference with the president at tho White house to-day, and agreed upon a programme for the celebration, as fol- lows : DSept. 15— A procession, industrial display contrasting the commerce ana industrial ami social characteristics of the coun,ry in 1787 with those of 1887, In the evening the gov ernor of Pennsylvania will hold a reception in honor of thegovernors of the states and territories. Sept. 10— military parade and review by the president of the regiments and com- panics of tlie militia of the several States and territories, accompanied by their respective governors and staffs and by such forces of the army and navy of the tinted Slates as shall be detailed for that purpose. In the evening of the same day the president of the United States will receive the governors oi the several states and territories, the repre sentatives of foreign governments, the niili- tarv and the people at large. Sept. 17.— special service of the com- memoration will occur. The president will preside. Justice Miller, of the United States supreme court, will deliver an oration. The president informed the commit- tee to-day that he was in entire sympa- thy with the commission and would do what he could to make the celebration a success. The president will be the guest of the commission during the celebra tion. He will be accompanied to Phila delphia by Mrs Cleveland and several members of the cabinet. Sugar and Molasses. Washington, July 28.— The chief of the bureau of statistics has issued a quarterly report regarding the imports and exports of sugar and molasses since 1879. Of the customs revenue collected in 1880, 000.000, 27 per cent, were collected on sugar and molasses. A statement is presented. of the estimated consumption of sugar capita for a series of years in the United States, Great Britain, Germany, France and Switzer- land, from which it appears that the consumption in Great Britain was 74.1; in the United States 55.3; in Switzer- land 31.3; in France 24.2: and in Ger- many 17 pounds per capita. Sugar has been a favorite source of revenue. Many of the countries from which it is exported, impose high rate of duty upon ■it, while those, into which it is im- ported, have as a general rule, imposed high import duties. A Novel Pension Case. Washington, July 28.— Secretary Lamar has a peculiar pension case undei consideration. A widow has filed a claim for pension arrearages allowed but not paid her husband. It is shown by the evidence, which is not disputed, that the woman killed her husband and was for this tried, convicted and sen- tenced to life imprisonment. The ques tion arises as to whether, under the cir cumstances, she shall receive a benefit which, if not for her murderous act, would have accrued to her husband. The case is puzzling the law officers of the interior department. mm ' ■ Necessary Rivalry. Necessary Rivalry. St. Peter Herald. Rivalry between St. Paul and Minne apolis is a something seemingly as nec- essary as the existence of those cities. All else being settled, the dispute now lies in the ability of nine hired men of one city to play " better base hall than the same number of hired men in the other. The advantage at present seems held in St. Paul, and the ecstatic de- light and rapture with which victory is received Is wonderful. "Alidor" "and real estate are at present .obscured and eclipsed by the achievements of Barnes' boys with ball and bat. And yet ;Min- neapolis lives. — - — *m* — Long May It Flourish. Mankato Journal. Vv -.V :Vy As the Globe building towers loftily above the surrounding high buildings so does the-wide-awake Daily Globe, as an enterprising newspaper, overreach all of its competitors in the newspaper world. Long may it flourish. Bill King's New Scheme. Glencoe Enterprise. W.S.King is how making arrange- ments to give Minneapolis a great boom. He proposes to create a park which shall excel anything in the Northwest, and proposes to put $500,000 of his own loose change^ into the enterprise. :• _ . '. •_ Hard to Decipher. Hard to Decipher. , Pipestone Republican. When Donnelly's book is thrust upon the market, and its pages are carefully scanned, the readers will no doubt con- elude that either himself or the author must he the cypher. a. a'- a.