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SAINTLY CITY DOINGS. The Soldier Team Selected to Participate in Division Rifle Competition. Nicholas Ferran, Under Arrest For Shooting His Wife De nies the Charge. Prominent Counsel Engaged to Try a Case of Assault- Court Doings. The Decision on the Assess | ments for Sprinkling % Men and Things. THESE GO TO OMAHA. The Successful Rifle Team to Compete in Division Practice. The shoot at Fort Snelling was com pleted yesterday morning with the de partment skirmish firing. The skirm ishing was by far the best done during the competition. The wind was just strong enough to blow away the smoke from the muzzles of the guns, and the | light was all that could be desired. The twenty highest were these: 1. Sergt. Mitchell, Co. I). Third inft 104 2. Sergt. Fields, <.<>. K. Birth inft !»<* 3. _____ Crow, Co. C, Twentieth inft.... 91 4. Sergt. Cnger. Co. 1". Fifth inft 88 5. Corp. Noon. Co. F. First cmv 84 0. Pri. Lamer' Co. A. Third inft... 83 7. Lieut. liar*. Twelfth inft 79 8. Sergt. Aschim, Co. X, Twelfth inft.. . 7^ 9. Corp. Boyle, Co. i. Twentieth inft.... 70 10. Sergt. Farrell. Co. 11. Twentieth inft.. 70 11. Pri. Feeuey. Co. D, Fifth inft 75 12. Sergt. Ley, Co. A, Fifth inft 75 13. Pri. Kuiiierv. Co. C. First cay 72 11. Lieut. HUbrook. First cay 70 15. Sergt. Banks, Co. F, Seventh car 69 16. Capt. Komi lie, First cay..... •>* 17. "t. Merwin 7 68 18. Sergt. Clyde, Co. F. Seventh cay 88 19. Sergt. Palmer, Co. E. Third cay «'< •jo. Sergt Smith. Co. K. First cay 87 The department competition proper lasted through four days, and was for the purpose of selecting twelve men to form a. team to represent this depart ment in the division shoot, which be gins at Omaha on the _7th. The twelve highest with the aggregate score-; of each in the four days competition are as follows: 1. Pri. Feenev, Co. I). Fifth inft. 500 *_'. Sergt Crow, Co ("/Twentieth '"'f l — '-•"> S. Serin. Mitchell, to. 1). Third inft 478 4. Sergt. Ley. Co - A. Fifth inft 470 «->. Sergt, l*n"_er,t'o. F. Fifth inft -109 i*. Lieut Chirk, Twelfth inft ■'''*" 7. Sergt Palmer, Co. i*. Third Inft 462 j S. corn Noon. Co. F. First cavalry 45/ 9. Sers;t. Fields, Co. li, Fifth inft 456 10. Lieut. llolbrook. First cavalry *'■' 11. Corp. Boyle, Co.i, Twentieth inft — 440 12. Sergt. Wood, I >>. K. Twentieth inft. ..438 These twelve with Lieut. Avery, of the Third infantry, with a score of 435, and Sergt. Organ, of Company B, First airy, with a score of 436, as alter nat_s,leave for Omaha to-morrow morn ing. ■?< At 11 o'clock this morning Gen. Ruger will present all the medals to the winners at the tort. The garrison and competitors under the command of Col. Lawson will parade, after which the presentation will take place. The camp is East breaking up. and by this evening the department teams will be all of the competitors left at the fort. SAYS SHJ-. .-HOT HERSELF. This* is the Story Nicholas Fen nan Tells About His Wife. Nicholas Fennan. charged with shoot ing his wife on Tuesday night, was ar rested at his home on the corner of Seventh and Kittson streets yesterday morning about 5 o'clock. lie was ar rainged in the : municipal court yester day morning on the charge of assault; with intent to kill, lie pleaded not guilty and his ease was continued until Sept. 31 for a hearing. He was seen at the jail yesterday by a Globe reporter, to whom be told "the following story: I met my wife st John (."Toole's house last evening. 'When 1 first saw her she was very drunk. I asked her to come home with me and everything would lie all right. she ■would not listen to me, but her mother finally said that if 1 would get a carriage, she would go. I called a carriage and my wife, her mother, her mother-in-law and myself drove to her father's house. There she danced and sang and acted like a mad woman, and all the time she kent urging me to get her whisk,. The last I saw of her was at her Bister's house about 11 o'clock. she was all right then. 1 did not have a pistol, and Ido sot know who did the shooting, but 1 think she shot herself. A NEW TRIAL. (JR ANTED. Prominent Counsel in a Suit to Recover Damages for Assault — Court Notes. Some time ago, an encounter occurred at Bismarck, ween Erie Yon Etoselind, a machinery agent, and L. N. Griffin, a deputy sheriff. The dispute grew out of the seizure of a team under a chattel mortgage, and the "See to be charged. Subsequently Rosalind caught Griffin in St. Paul where he served papers upon him, charging him with assault and battery. The case was tried in the dis trict court and resulted in a verdict of ..-..ikki for Yon Roselind. The defense Amoved for a new trial, and now the court has overruled the verdict ami granted the motion. The defense has "also demanded a struck jury for the next trial. Hon. ('. K. Davis will appear for the plaintiff and Gordon E. Cole for the defense. 15,060 DAMAGES ASKED. Annie Oleson, as administratrix of the estate of John Oleson. deceased, has commenced suit against the Chicago, "Burlington & Northern Railroad com pany for $5,000. She alleges that her husband, John Oleson. was on the 3d day of -day, 188., in the employ of the defendant at its shops in this city, en gaged in the work of repairing cars upon a sidetrack and that while en gaged in said -work upon cars, situated upon a side track near the shops, by di rection of defendant's agent be got under the cars, While so engaged that a train of the defendant's*, by reason of a switch from the main track to this side track being open, run against the cars he was engaged in repairing and he was run over and so badly mangled and crushed that he died on the 4th day of May. 1887. Minnie S. Garland has brought suit for divorce from her husband. Gary M. Garland. The plaintiff is twenty-six and the defendant about forty years of a_*e. They were married at Hastings. Minn., Nov. 1., 1574. The plaintiff . alleges that on .March -20. 1882, her hus band deserted her without any cause and that since that time she has been obliged to support herself. Upon these grounds she asks for a decree of divorce. . GOVTS. KOTES. Judge Wilkin yesterday ordered a decree of divorce in the case of Mary Ann Kobillard, who is now a convict in the Dominion prison at Kingston. Ont. - "• ■ . . Peter Kiehle sues J. E. Flannigan at- to recover §134.75 damages for the seizure of personal property under an alleged unlawful writ of replevin. - Minnie Foreman has begun • suit against C. W. Youugman to recover $1,500 damages for alleged misrepresentations in real estate transactions. James H. Buttcrfield has brought suit against Ingersoll & Camden to recover $818.75, alleged lo be due on a real estate transaction. - Steven Furst has begun 'an action against Peter Thanwald et al., to recover SSOO dam ages for failure to perform a real estate con tract. The St. Paul Sash and Door company bring suit against G. A. Carsley et al., to recover . i"379.73 for goods sold and delivered. . The St. Paul National bank has sued E. F. . Mitchell et al., to recover §501.52 on a prom isary note. ■ . \ ' ' ' Aden, Moon A Co. have sued E. Haynes & Co. for .72.00 for good* delivered. -;-..-": SPRINKLING ASSESSMENTS. An Appeal to the Supreme Court Thought Probable. An appeal to the supreme court will probably be taken from the decision of Judge Simons in the street -sprinkling cases. In bis decision the judge quotes section 1 of article 9of the state consti tution, and comments as follows: A local improvemeut within the meaning of the constitution is an improvement made in a particular locality, by which the real property is specifically benefited. 22 Minn, 494. " ' -"*--' And the amount to be assessed depends upon the benefit which will' accrue to the property from 'the proposed" improvement and not upon the cash valuation or assessed value of the property. *=. «.'- • The principle local assessment is that the special benefit-- which will accrue to a property owner from a . proposed local im provement will be at least eipi-l to the tax assessed upon his property on account of such improvement. Id 508. The rule prescribed by the statute under which the assessment in question was made is a departure_-fr_m the rule prescribed by the constitution, and the assessment is void. It is claimed that the decision does not affect any of the^prinkling assessments for the present year, as they have been made on a different basis,. under the law of last winter, being on the frontage only, and without regard to cash valua tion. .-._,".'■ X- .;• ..." - - ABOUT .MEX AND THINGS. Things Said and Done About Town Briefly Reported. . "TO MASCOT NEEDED. Mrs. Sowders, the young wife of "Smiling Billy." who so effectually twirls the ball from the box for the St. Paul nine, sits among the ladies in the grand stand whenever her husband plays and watches with deep interest the pro gress of the game. Mrs. Solders is a petite body with a wide-awake face, a pair of sharp, brown eyes that sparkle with pleasure when "Billy's"* intricate corves send a batter in disgust and mod est rage from the home plate back to 'lis scat on the bench. 'X She is as inveterate a chew of gum as her husband and she never chews as ambitiously as when her j husband is covering the points of the . game at , a. " critical moment, and when he makes a brilliant play, her bands are among the first to applaud his endeavor, and when his opponents score a point on j him she looks reproachfully across the diamond at him and mutters, "Oh. Billy, play bail *"" It is noticeable that Sowd- j ers pitches with better effect when facing his wife in the grand sttrhd than when she is not present. This probably is due more to the pride he takes in put ting forth his best efforts when in the presence of his wife than to any feeling Of fear of what might occur after the game is over, as he wears his hair clipped very close to his head. [Manager Barnes says he has no use for the mas- ! cot when "Billy" is in the box and Mrs. Sowders occupies a seat in the grand stand. coi_ <ii:oAT*s _____■__ Col. Peter B. Croat, general immigra tion agent of the Northern Pacific road, who has just returned from a trip to the shores of England, says he's mighty glad to get back and crush his native heath under his proud heel again. As luck would have it the colonel was a passenger on board of the steamship 1 Brittahica, which was repotted lost, with all "ii board last spring, and he says he walked around on the deck of this vessel a couple of days with his heart holding close communion with the roof of his mouth. ' lie claims the honor of being a shipwrecked mariner, and tells the story of his adventures with a good deal of interest. The colonel says when the captain gave it out that there was little hope of saving the vessel he con cluded to die hard, anil he strapped one j life preserver around his waist and an- ; other around his neck. The life pre servers were rubber and when used were blown full of air through a brass tube. The* one the j colonel fastened around his 'neck he filled with good rye whisky instead of air. and it held nearly three trillions. While being a reservoir tilled with a stimulant of inestimable value to a man ! set afloat in mid-ocean, it also served as ; a buoy, and the colonel said he had j planned to US* it to lay his head on and sleep as lie floated .during the nights. His ingenuity didn't stop at the whisky, I but he furnished himself with a- larder ; by taking some empty fruit jars that he found in the steward's, apaijments and filled . them with sea biscuit, butter, dried beef and sausage ami baked beans. He seasoned these with pepper and salt fore packing them, and when the cans were filled he screwed on the tops that were made water-tight, strung them to gether on a piece of tarred rope and fastened tnem to his left arm. Of course the cans would float, and he calculated to drag them after him and lunch when he felt like it, as he drift ed through the water. The colonel says he went about these preliminaries as calmly as he would pack his grip for a jaunt to Dakota. Be knew it was a ease of life or death, probably the latter, and he proposed to string out his life just as long as possible. He believes if ! people in .case of shipwreck would ex ercise more judgment there would be fewer lives lost. He doesn't say a, word ! about regretting that he was not given an opportunity to put his experiment to a test, but on the contrary claims that he is shaking hands with himself over his good fortune in escaping without having the starch taken out of his shirt front. About the country across the ocean the colonel says very little but claims that the Englishmen opened their eves several inches when they saw in the Northern Pacific exhibit wheat seven feet high and corn stalks tower ing fourteen feet in the air. sue DIDN'T realize. St. Paul Wife— is reported in the paper, John, that there are 11,000 pho tographers in America. Husband— Yes, dear, you know this is the cam-era. A STANDING ADVERTISEMENT. A supt'i-anuated St. Paul citizen, who has been engaged in the- real estate business for years, and who has been succeeded by his son. has sent an order to an Eastern tombstone manufactory for a monument to stand at the head of his grave when he dies. The old gen tleman has always been an inveterate advertiser, and be has order the follow ing inscription carved on the obelisk : , aged — — years; — — months, days. Remember the popular T real es estate oflice, Jackson street. . Ten dollars down and the balance in easy payments. Call there as heretofore." A FULL DRESS AFFAIR. - St. Paul Society Lady to Her Husband —James, I must have. some money to buy a new dress to wear to that fancy bail Mrs. Fulldress gives next week. Husband— much money will you want, dear? : - -' ' ' Wife— about S4. Husband— Only -M?,. .", '- Wife— Y_s, I can get splendid satin at Swanzy's for §2.50 a yard. NEW CORPORATIONS. Important Schemes Which Have . Bern Officially Recorded. Several instruments -.'-incorporating some very important schemes were filed with the secretary of state yesterday, as follows: .'_" . "T~ . The National Live Stock Insurance com pany. of St. Paul, with a capital stock of 5r00,000, the incorporators being William M. Bushnell, Harry T. Drake. ■_>. D. Merrill, J. V. . Bishop. George U. Brown and L. K. Merrill. .~ '- . ,- The Grand Marais & Vermilion Railroad company. Its capital stock is §3,000,000, and its office will be at Grand ; Marais. The scheme is to run a * railroad from- Grand Marais harbor, on' the North shore, to the Vermilion iron range, and "along, the range to Lake Vermilion, thence to the Canadian line. All the incorporators Are. Milwaukee men. They are: Charles E. Monroe, Ell ward H. Wilson, Andrew A. Hathaway, John F. Burke and Chester S. Kenuan. • ". The Minnesota Natural Gas, Oil and Fuel company, of Albert Lea.- Senator W. P. Ser geant, Kobert M. Todd, Edward S. Prentice, Thorvald V. Knat-oM,. • John P. • Hooland, Charles C. Dwighf, "A*. C. McAdani, James H. Parker, H. Darius and F. Morgan, all of Al bert Lea, are the gentlemen interested in the natural gas scheme, fixing their capital stock 1 at $1,500,000, in 30,000 shares of .50 each. The Germania Pasture association, This is j a scheme managed by citizens of ' Chaska, ! Carver comity, to control a pasture, for graz ing stock. Albert West is . president of the company, Albert uslikof ski, vice president ■ Henry Holdcnbauer, secretary, and Michael Kousbok treasurer. The capital stock is 52.500. The was also filed a copy of a resolu ! tion adopted on the 22d'by.'the' Minne apolis -c St. Croix Kailway company, by ! which it has been decided to run a ; branch a little over live miles long I from its main line, at a point in section" ' THE SAINT TAtiiJ DAILY GLOBE: THURSDAY MORNING AUGUST 25, 1887. •25. township 30, range 23, southward into St. Paul. IS THE MERCURY CRAZY? ' This Weather Mattes a Man's Blood Ran Cold in His Veins.. "This weather makes me tired,?,', re marked a Third street merchant, 'it'll go all right in November or December, but when you come to run it in on a fel low in August it gets tiresome. I've been postponing putting on my heavy flannel thinking to-morrow would be warmer, but I reckon I'll have to . cover myself with it to-night." . Observer Lyons conducts . himself as though he was wholly irresponsible", for the present altitude of the mercury and says that the indications are that there will be warmer weather in a few days, • but the change will hardly come" before there is - a rain fall. The temperature during the past six days compared with the corresponding six days last year shows that it has been * twelve degrees cooler than then. According to all re ports it is just as cool along the line" of the Northern Pacific as it is here, and although there are no frosts heard from it is quite probable vegetation has been nipped in more than one locality in the Northwest. If the weather continues to grow cooler the ball players will have to wear boxing gloves to protect their fingers and the ice dealers will go around with a tired look on their faces. Last year the last week in August the temperature fell to almost freezing point, and yet before the close of Sep tember the eitzens of St. Paul were walking with their tongues hanging out and foam flecking their panting breasts. With this precedent estab lished, it is probable that the people in this part or the country will roll around the law is and let the fountains play on them before toboggan slides are put up. While people at the lakes and people in the city are busy swearing at the weath er, the* bartenders, and especially those who own an interest in the business, will .-.mile sweetly as they mix the hot toddy, and get the Tom and Jerry imwl into position. There is a. rumor afloat to the effect that the clothing dealers are ."tipping"' Observer Lyons to keep the mercury down. SOCIETY GOSSIP. General Notes of Prominent Peo ple From Many Places. XxX Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Scofield and Mr. and Mrs, J. V. Ketau, of Ovid, Mich are guests at the home of J. 11. Mahler. They are en route to Yellowstone Na tional park and the Pacific coast. Lucius P. Ordwav, Russell Baxter. H. W. Brown. E. A.. laggard. L. T. Bur master, all of St. Paul, were registered at the Lafayette, Minnetonka, Wednes day. The marriage of Henry Gruber to Miss Lizzie Koch, of St.Paul, will he solemnized Tuesday morning, Aug. 30, at 0:30 o'clock at Assumption church. The last hop of the season at the La fayette will occur next Saturday even ing, and Theile's orchestra will leave for Milwaukee Sunday. Dr. Hovt. accompanied by* Miss Susie Hoyt and Mrs. Gray, of Dcs Moines, have returned to St. Paul after a week's visit to Lake Superior. Sam Hart and Ralph Wellington left last night to charm the prairie chickens near Morris, where they will remain during the week. Mrs. Dr. Hartman. accompanied by Misses Maggie and Louise Hartman, are enjoying a visit among St. Paul friends. - Miss May Stewart, of Hoffman ave nue, was the guest of her .aunt. Mrs. Ray, at Lake Minnetonka last week. Miss Carrie Moore has returned from Chicago to spend two weeks with her parents lief ore leaving for Europe. Miss Lillian Commings, of New York city, is the guest of Miss Eunice Hatch at the Doreott, Bald Eagle lake. -* J. F. Chambers and Miss Clara Cham bers, of Cedar Falls, are stopping at the Merchants for a short time. . Miss Sibel Willmot and Miss Eva Mit ter have returned from Bald Eagle lake, where they spent, the summer. \"~ _ , D. A. Halbert and D. M. Halliert. Jr., Kansas City, are guests of Mrs. E. M. Halbert, of St. Paul. Miss Nettie Parsons, of Lin wood. Lake Minnetonka. is the guest of Mrs. Winnie, of Selby avenue. Invitations are out for a party given by Mr. and Mrs. Will Hart, of Summit avenue, Sept. *.. * : .. Miss Lillie Keenan. of Dayton's Bluff, will give a children's party Fri day evening.- • nE. A. Brooks, of Minneapolis, was smiling on his old friends in the city yesterday. George W. Keeler has returned from New York, where he has been visiting his parents. Mrs. Hall. Mrs. Bacon and Mrs. Lyons,* of Minneapolis, were guests in the city yesterday. R. E. McCabe, of Chicago, is visiting his brother. Frank McCabe, of Oak street. Mrs. J. F. Steams, of Duluth, is vis iting friends in St. Paul and Minne apolis. Mrs. L. M. Benton, of Mitchell, is so journing in the city, a guest at the Ryan hotel. 11. W. Swinton has returned from the iron mines, where he has personal in terests. Miss Sadie Keller has returned from Winona, where she spent several days. Mrs. B. E. Young, of St. Paul, is the guest of Mrs. Alfred Hicks, of Detroit Miss Nellie Pierce is entertaining Miss Ida Lott for sev.ral days. Mrs. Blair and daughter, Miss Manila, left for Europe last Saturday. >.- .V Park yon Wedelstaedt will leave this evening for Appleton, Wis. Mrs. L. B. Armstrong, of Grand Forks, is visiting in the city. Fred Ross, of Winnipeg, is enjoying a visit with old time friends. Rev. E. C. Bell and wife.of Faribault, are guests in the city. I). W. Ingersoll left Wednesday after noon for Omaha. Mrs. F. E. Rice is visiting friends in Michigan. * ■ John Mowyer, of Preseott, Wis., is in the city. XX vV"> X SILVER WEI-DINT*. Sargt. Y. B. Parks, of Company K. Eighth Minnesota regiment, an . old settler of St. Paul, and wife, celebrated their twenty-fifth anniversary by a silver wedding, Monday evening last, at Jheir residence, corner Case and Westminister streets. Several promi nent citizens were present, and the pres ents were numerous and costly. _ Bil liard furnished -orchestral music, and during the evening refreshments were, served. Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Elmore, of Den-; ver, are the guest's of Mrs. George B. Clason at the Ryan. They will visit the: Yellowstone park on their return trip. Henry Nichols, who has recently lo cated in Helena, Mont., is in the.city and will return accompanied 'by his family next week. "~ . '- " ■'* ».'.B i WILL. THE PARK BE BOUGHT To Insure the Location of the Sol diers' Home at Minnehaha? St. Paul people are daily questioning as to whether the city will come to time and provide a park on this side of the river at Minnehaha to insure .the loca tion of the soldiers' home on the 'other.' The trustees of the home hold another meeting on Sept 13, and if the St. Paul people are not ready by that time.it. is expected that the board will again pro ceed to ballot for a location. -Beriah Magoffin, to whom -the matter was re ferred by the paik 'commissioners,^ was seen last evening by. a •_• Globe reporter, to whom . .'; he said " : . that he . had presented. .. a.. rou_h plat of the land to be acquired-lb the", commission, but action on -the matter was deferred until : the next meethrg, woing to the absence from town of some; of the members." He could not say defin itely that. the land would be condemned, but he hoped that the other members of the commission would look at the mat ter in the same light -that he did" and condemn the land. In his opinion no more picturesque spot for a park . could be formed, and he thought it would ■, be i a desirable spot even if the - home were not to.be located across the river... DRAMATIC NOTES. . -The "My Geraldine" engagement' closed last night. The play had a rocky beginning but smoothed up wonderfully the succeeding nights. .;*-*. Haverly's minstrels will open an en gagement at the Grand to-night. I'Ool. Haverly is along with the companyianU has personal supervision of the sh_w. p 1 . The Haverly company did atij^top l business in Minneapolis the fii"st oK this! week. They opened to 5. $1,100 house-; Monday, night. ~ wqT .." ', Train for Business Men',. ' ./Commencing Sunday, Aug. 21, leaving I Minneapolis at quarter to live, St. _Paul at 5:25, every afternoon for Chicago and ' St. Louis— serving 0 o'clock dinfaer— arriving In Chicago two hours earlier than evening trains on otlier lines. !i^av- ■' ing three hoars travel. "The Burlrng-. ton" is the only line that does it., 1 -For the accommodation of persons desiring . a day train, avoiding the discomforts of a night journey, this popular line has. "of ' course, a morning train, leaving Minneapolis dally at 6:45, St. Paul at 7:25. making a rapid and pleasant trip •' to Winona, La Crosse, Prairie dv Chien, Dubuque. Galena and all "down river" points. The train arrives in Chicago at the retiring hour, dinner and supper being served in "The Burligton's" famous' dining cars. Ticket offices: Hotel Ryan, St. Paul; 5 Nicollet house, Minneapolis, and union depots. • ; House Building Will Pay. To the Editor of the Globe. I read an article In your last Sunday's paper on building houses to rent, and I concluded the writer of it was no friend to St. Paul, or in fact any other city. In yesterday's issue of the Globe another article appeared on the same subject, signed "11. 11." It seems to me the writers of these articles are anxious to make themselves conspicuous by airing their ideas through the newspapers. If they do not want to build houses to rent, there is no law to compel them to. so why do they kick? Hut if others are willing to build them, what business has "H. II.," or any one else, to in terfere? The fact is, houses in St. Paul are in real demand, and there is no business that will pay a man as well as building houses tor rent. _^ Juno. It. of P. Picnic. The First regiment, uniform rank of the Knights of Pythias, have arranged an elaborate programme for their anni versary encampment and basket picnic, which will be held on Tuesday, the SOth inst., at White Bear lake. There will be sports of various kinds and a special drill by the division of the knights, the entertainment to close with a hop at the Chateaugay. . GLOBULES. Bank clearances yesterday. $~>-12. .80.54. Seven births and eight deaths were re ported yesterday. Acker post. Xo. 21, meets to-night to take action in regard to the sham battle during the state fair. All who wish to read i the Globe will find the paper on sale at the place of Moses Jacobs in Dcs Moines, 10. The Great Western bund will give .its twelfth and last concert for this season at Summit park this evening. V. K. Burrows, a well-known merchant of Chicago, is visiting in St. Paul, and will spend a week or two here among old friends. Kobert Banes, of Washington, 1). 0., where he is a prominent business man. was among those who registered at the Hyan yesterday. The annual meeting of the Central W. ('. T. U. will be held to-day at 4 p. m.. Nt : the Temperance and Bethel rooms, 5Si East Seventh street. r . Lieut. W. O. Clark, U. S. A., who has-been • attending the target practice at Fort Sued- I ins:, is at the '.van for a few days, whence he will depart to rejoin his command. ;> ; ; j • A. B. McGlasher, of Edinbush, Scotland, i was among ye.- terdav's arrivals at the - Jlyan, . and he was followed by P. Kyan, of county ; Tipperary, Ireland. '_*, . • Herman Mieheschlager, a saloonkeeper on ■' the corner of Western avenue and Aurora, was fined $_<> in the municipal court for.sell- * ing liquor without a license. . IT • - J. W. Treloar, a prominent politician, and capitalist of New Orleans, arrived in St.; Paid yesterday, and will spend several days, here atu'-idiug to private business affairs. . •,. ' j ■■' Charles bee-hart, the Pittsburg manufac turer, accompanied by his son and daughter, is registered at the Kyan. It is the Intention of the party to explore the Pacific _lope.be.' i tore returning to their Smoky City home. • i The Norih St. Paul Business Men assori:\ 'tion has sent out invitations for a visit of in spection, to be held next Saturday. The special train leaves the Union depot at '2 p. m., and each invitation is accompanied by a pass on the train. ■ The revised catalogue of school library books, from the price lists, nt greatly re duced prices", we.re sent out to the county superintendents yesterday. The teachers' certificates and (lie certificates to be used under the .temperance textbook law have also been sent out. The National Lire Stock Insurance com pany has 'articles of incorporation with the register of deeds. The capital stock is $100,000 and the incorporators are William M. Bushnell. Harry T. Drake. D.D.Merrill, .1 W. Bishop. George 11. Brown and L. K. Merrill, all of St. Paul. . PERSONALS. J. G. Freeman, of New York city, is at the Merchants. Judge M. K. Tyler, of Fergus Falls, was at the capitol yesterday. :-.. ..*.-. ■.:'>'./- Secretary Warner, of the railroad commis sion, has gone to Duluth. -.. Gov. McGill went to New Vim to attend the twenty-fifth : anniversary celebration yesterday. * • \ -- ' '* Messrs.- Retan & Covert, proprietors of the Ketan houseses of Ithaca and Ovid, Michigan, are at the Merchants with their families, en route to Yellowstone park. Lieut. A. B. Johnson. Seventh infantry, lately on the staff of Maj. Gen. Terry, and' who has been on a visit to his parents in this city for several ; weeks, left last night to join his regiment at Fort Laramie. Wyo. He was accompanied by his wife and two children. — *_> ■• -.v ; • ' • GERMAN CATHOLICS. - They Are Angry at Their Irish Co- Religionists. New Yokk, Aug. 24. The Germans" in Chicago and throughout the North west are very indignant over the alleged attitude of the Irish clergy in regard to; the coming convention of German Cath olics in Chicago. Interviews with Irish- American priests and bishops and ex tracts from semi-official church organs. in which the opinion that the German language should be prohibited in Cath olic churches and schools is expressed, : . have been reproduced here and .have ■ drawn out bitter comments from the German newspapers. The Illinois Staats Zeiting, which represents one of: the largest constituencies of Germans; in the Northwest, says to-day on the i subject. ' • -/»;.*; , . "For many years the German-Americans belonging to the Catholic church, hat* had their conferences and their conventions without its' occurring to any one to complain' that German was their mother tongue. Slid -j denly it dawns upon the Irish to winder; and object. These fellows, who then*_eh.s; were born out of America; whose, native! language is Celtic, and who as servants; have only adopted the language of their op pressors, these undertake to prevent -1 . Ger mans sharing the same faith as themselves, ; the us. of their mother tongue." . .'..-• j ■ The Staats Zeitung then quotes 'from | an artfele published in the Catholic) , Advocate, of Louisville, ill which the: German language is compared ' .6- the grunts of .swine. In conclusion', the paper says: Bw_B! # ■'.-• -" j If the coming convention does notjhringj out the sentiment of the German on thi* sub-! ject in sharp contrast with the shamele^sness! of the Irish; if there the German Catholics do not take as firm a stand as the Irish have: taken, then they should without delay, ami; as a badge of their servitude to the Irish, . put a MC, or ah 0" before their names. .'■''-»: . . . "-_■»■ ' ■'._■"' "■' '- , Grand Rowing Regatta. ■' One of the closing features of the sea son at Minnetonka beach this year will be the grand regatta which will take, place to-morrow, Aug. 20, and Saturday, , Aug. •_.. It will be open to all amateurs for the following races: Junior, '.sin gle/" X "double" and "four;" senior,; ••single.** '•double"' and "four.'* and; considering'- that the course is pro nounced by competent judges to be one* of the finest (if not the best/fin the coun try, it is* expected an exciting time will; be had. •• ■ •'*--■ - - . •-= ..-. Entries have been made by the Farra gut Club of Chicago; the Pullman, of , Pullman, 111.: Minnesota, of St. Paul, and. .line, of Minneapolis, j Hand " some gold nrizes will be awarded each winner so 'that this fact will spur; all hands to their best efforts: *' '':"*. y - Races' will begin at 5 ; p. m. sharp: Trains via the Manitoba road will leave St: Paul at 2. 4, 5 and Op. in. Minne apolis at 2:20. 4:20,. _>__. and 0:20 p. m- Returning trains will leave the beach at '7:13 and 10:30 p.m. _. THAT FORGED BILL. - ■ ■ •- ■ - '.'-■- I*-": -•■■;' Xy.: -'i: — — 7 -':.-■: *.'.;.- What the Editors of the State' Think About the Hatter. -- ] SOME PERTINENT COMMENT. d >■-■■.-■• XX] - .' They Think Gov. McGill Ought to Hake I An Effort to Clear Up the ' Mystery. *> ■ "■' ~- : ' ■"■ ---> * '•"■' *•;;_' - " The Pharisaical' Mob. ' Benson Monitor. --!-•- -' * ,' Hon. Thomas Wilson, of Winona, con tgressmari-elect-from the First district, .gives some of the state officers; quite a i scorching for dlreliction of duty in not having certain railroad : property taxed i for several years, and makes bold charges of forgery on the same Pharisa ical mob, who would raise their immac ulate hands in horror at the mention of jAmes last fall, because he did not imi tate their hypocrisy, but who are will ing to commit and sign and promulgate as a law a forgery that exempts a rail road company from paying nearly .100, --000 taxes to the state. -,■'._'.'- '.- 1 .- Indifferent Legislators. Caledonia Argus. ..'.- Congressman Wilson, in a letter to the Globe, illustrates the tendency to escape taxation and the pliancy of legis lative bodies to the desire of corpora- I tive bodies to evade taxation, with the action of the last legislature in the case of the Chicago & St. Paul company. The most serious matter is that a Kepublican legislature was so indifferent to the in terest of the people as to pre sent to a railroad company »the taxes, amounting to sever al hundred thousand dollars, which it i hail evaded and which the supreme | court hail decided it must pay. Every : dollar of that sum; whatever it was, the rest of the people of the state have had to pay, and it is a fact that may show it self in the next legislative election that when at last the company was under compulsion to pay its share of these burdens it could go with confidence to a Republican legislature that it would let it off scot free. A singular thing ap pears to be that while the company only asked that taxes prior to 1884 be remit ted this profusely generous body made "the date 1887. y. Heed the "Warning. Morris Sun : If Judge Wilson's warning, by his disclosure of the trickery which enables the St. Paul & Chicago Kailway com pany—so called— to escape many years of just taxation, will spur the people on to careful scrutiny of other straw con cerns and costly public frauds, it will have done much good. A measure of the last legislature, ostensibly for the relief of settlers, be comes in the end, through what means we are not prepared to say, an instrument for diverting from the public treasury many thousands of dollars of taxes. And that the so called railroad company was thoroughly convinced that some day its fraudulent character must be discovered, is shown by the clause in its contracts wit. pur chasers of its lands to the effect that it would not be liable for back taxes. Of 3 course the average purchaser attached I no import to. if he noticed at all. this mi i nocent proviso, and it may that some i philanthropic gentleman originated , this measure for the relief of confiding i settlers, or, it may be that the ., officials , of this trackless and unequipped rail- I way company saw a good opportunity . to sneak out of their fust obligations to I the state. . We will not do them the in justice to say so until we shall have heard their side of the story. At any rate, the good public wants to keep its weather eve well open. Many such a scheme will be worked elsewhere. > . ■ ■ • • . . ■■ • > '■•••; An Explanation Due. r : St. Peter Herald. ..'"'• ' ; ,: Congressman Wilson, of Winona, ap peared in' a communication in the Gi.ohe of last Friday, in which he makes several severe charges and insinuations against some of our present and past state officials, chiefly among them being Gov*.'.* McGill and Attorney General ! Halm. The governor publishes a i communication in the Glow" in which he says lie has no apologies to offer for I any act of his. If he has been guilty of an intended wrong (which we hope he I has not) a more extended explanation i is requisite: and if he is guilty of this I wrong and has no apologies to offer ;it would appear to be an appearance of much boldness on his part. Wilson says he knows of what he speaks and will throw further light upon the topic. We hope the governor will make the clear explanation that is certainly due the people whose interests it is his to guard. - .-.V:_ liet There Be Light. Redwood Falls Gazette. ':XX If Judge Wilson, or any one else, can succeed in discovering who it was that inserted the words '"and others"' in the bill known as House File No. 157, which relieved the St. Paul & Chicago Kail road company of all back taxes prior to the year 1884. he will have done the state good service. This interlineation' caused a loss to Redwood county of t-,080, and the people of this section would like to have some light shed on this peculiar method of enacting laws. HE DIDN'T LEAP. Baldwin, the Parachute Artist Dis appoints a Crowd. New Yoke, Aug. 24.— About &5,000 people went to Rockaway Beach yester day to see J. S. Baldwin leap from his I balloon at the height of 5.000 feet and sail downward beneath his parachute. I It was a failure. Grasping the rim, he : gave the word to cast off, which was i done, but the only result was that, mi i stead of rising, the baa- of the balloon j stretched out horizontally and came; ! down among the crowd. Baldwin made j a fresh start, clinging to the iron ring at l the bottom of the netting. . Some fifty yards to the west of the starting point ! stood a telegraph pole and wires, and toward these the wind sent the air-ship at a high rate of speed. The crowd saw the danger and became excited, the women shrieking and the men yelling j all kinds of advice to the aeronaut. The j balloon struck the wires and broke them I like threads, the points of contact being ; but a short distance above Baldwin's i head. At this juncture a number of women made matters still more exciting by fainting. Baldwin jumped to the J ground, and with the assistance of the i crowd dragged the big sphere to its ! anchorage again. After several more | attempts to rise Baldwin gave up. He : explained to the people that the reason ! the balloon would not ascend was that j the gas was not strong . enough to raise j the balloon, and he was | oblighed to de | fer going up until tomorrow. ' 7 -_-_- — "'.**■"■"--*-■*>,**,'_". - Army of West Virginia. ; i( | ; . Wheeling, W. Va., Aug. To-day i is the second day of the eleventh re i union of the Army of * West | Virginia, j All day the trains on the : various rail roads were crowded with, old soldiers and civilians. At 10 o'clock this • .morn i ing. in the absence of Gen. Crook, presi-. j dent of the society, ex-President R. B. ■ Hayes, vice president,; announced that ! •proceedings would be opened' with ! prayer by Key. Bolton, chaplain of the •society. After prayer Mayor Seabright I extended an address of .welcome, sev ! eral gentlemen addressing , the society. i Among the distinguished 7 persons pres ent were ex-President naves, wife and) j daughter; Gen. B. F. ; Geh.-Du- : ! vail. ex-Gov. Pierpont. T. H. M. "Keene, : of .Washington, D. C. ; Judge K. - H. ; Cochran, of Toledo: Col. Chili Hazzard. !of Pennsylvania; Gen. Van Bakey. of j .-Parkersburg,.W.Va., and others. : • ; ' * y — — - ._-'.-;. .... . • Dying by Hundreds. : ' Chicago, Aug. : 24. -A special from : Ilintoii, W. Va., says : Information re- ! i eeived here from McDowell 1 comity is to "the effect that a dreadful state of affairs j exists iii that portion of the state and Southwestern Virginia. y The drouth ! has made : the - waters very low,' and the '' peculiar disease which has several time -J previously followed this state of affairs, and which is supposed to be a result of minerals in the , water, has broken out. In the Dead Horse cave neighborhood there are over 700 cases, with thirty deaths. . Not a family has escaped. Crops are neglected . and farm work is at a standstill, it requiring • the entire time of every individual able to labor to care for the sick and dead. It is esti mated that 200 people have died in Mc- Dowell county alone in the last four weeks from the disease. •-■ -»— STIIiIiWATER NEWS. * Two Girls Arrested for Wearing Male Attire. -Nelson Maul, who was shot with a target rifle on Tuesday, is doing nicely, and will soon get around again. ; Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Warriner, who were married at Sparta, Wis., last Thursday, have reached this city, which is to be their future home. Last evening two girls dressed in male attire were refused admittance at the • Grand opera house, where the "Black Crook" company was playing, and at the foot of the stairs were taken in tow by Chief Shortall. who took them to the station and locked them up. They gave several fictitious names, but are known to be employed at the Sawyer house. Yesterday forenoon, while workmen • were engaged in tearing down the re taining wall along the Third street side of the court-house square, rendered necessary by the lowering of the street grade, a section of it gave way and fell upon John O'Neal, dislocating his hip. He was taken to his residence on Owen street in the patrol wagon. The Wildwood Park club visited this city yesterday from White Bear. They are D. W. Litts and wife, Mrs. O. B. Strong, W. C. Johnson and wife, E. P. Sommers, Mrs. W. A. Sommers, Mrs. Joseph Lauderdale, W. li. Lache, Elan Sommers, Miss Lucy Moore, Miss Lou Heinlan, Mrs. G. Moore and others. They visited the prison and looked over the city generally. Hon. J. N. Castle, on the part of the objectors, and F. W. Cntcheon, on the part of the Thresher company, made arguments in the ear company case yes terday. Hon. C. K. Davis will be heard . to-day, and will be followed by various others of the many attorneys in the case. It is expected that the arguments will all be concluded this week. The Honey divorce case is exciting considerable interest here, as the peti tioner charges the horrible crime of incest upon her husband. On Tuesday afternoon Mrs. Roney caused the arrest of her daughter on the charge of fornihcation with J. C.Rhodes, of this city. That gentleman yesterday stated that there was no truth whatever in the charge. He hail treated the girl professionally, more or less within the past year, but there his relations with her ended. The girl resides with her grandparents at Oak Park, and as the warrant did not state whether it was Dr. J. C.Rhodes or J. C. Rhodes, Jr., she was discharged after a brief exam ination. A statement in the Pioneer Press to the effect that tlje sisters of Roney sympathized with his wife and did not tolerate him. brought out a card signed by his mother, Mrs. A. Roney. and his sisters. Mrs. G. E. Mimkel ami Miss Julia Roney branding it as false and expressing their disbelief in his commission of the crime charged by his wife and which was published last even ing in the Stillwater Gazette. Powderly's Position. New* Yokk, Aug. 24.— A Seranton, Pa., special says: General Master Work man Powderly has made public a letter, in which he says: When the American National committee meet next month in Philadelphia they will not represent me. lam not in any way con- . nected with the organization. While I am an American, I am hot interested in reviving purely American ideas. 1 am not anxious to see the tomahawk and scalping knife flourish again in this country. 1 have no desire to re kindle the camp fires of the purely American, nor do I wish to see the re-establishment of the ducking pond or the burning of witches. I am content to devote my time to the revival -of an interest in the declaration of American independence and the re-establishment of the -rule of the American people, indeinjudeut of Farty or monopoly. lam of the opinion that can work out these ends as a member of the Knights of Labor. -___■ Senator Dawes. Chicago, Aug. United States , Senator Dawes, of Massachusetts, is in • the city awaiting the arrival of his sen atorial associates of the Indian investi gating committee. ! To a reporter the . senator said his committee would pro ceed first to the White Earth reserva tion in Minnesota, and might, perhaps, pay a flying visit to the Ute country, and endeavor to ascertain what was the matter with the beligerent Colon.-,-. He thought it might be a realistic flying visit if the Ute chief was in a particu larly bad humor. He could not say anything definite, however, about the future plans of liis committee until the members get together and decided for themselves just what they would do. They would probably leave Chicago for the West on Thursday. .„ Heavy Alimony. Grand Rapids, Mich.. Aug. 24.— The superior court has granted Harriet Frian a divorce from her husband, Thomas Frian, the .wealthy lumberman, giving her .''."',ooo alimony, He is worth .TkKi.OOO. ' Constitutional Catarrh. No single disease has entailed more suf fering or hastened the breaking up of the constitution than Catarrh. The sense of smell, of taste, of sight, of hearing, the hu man voice, the mind, one or more, and some times all. yield to its destructive influence. The poison it distributes throughout the sys tem attacks every vital force, and breaks up the most robust of constitutions. Ignored, because but little understood by most physl ciaus.impotently assailed by quacks and char latans, those suffering from it have little hope to be relieved of it this side of the grave. It is time, then, that the popular treatment of this terrible disease by remedies within the reach of all passed into hands at once com petent and trustworthy. The new and hitherto untried method adopted by Dr. Sanford in his Radical Cuke has won the , hearty approval of thousands. It is instan taneous in affording relief in all head colds, sneezing, snuffing and obstructed breathing, and rapidly removes the most oppressive symptoms, clearing the head, sweetening the breath, restoring the senses of smell, taste taste and hearing, and neutralizing the con stitutional tendency of the disease towards the lungs, liver and kidneys. Sanz-ord's Radical Cuke consists of one bottle of the Radical Cube, one box of („ tharrax Solvent, and Improved Inhaler; price, $1. Potter Drug and Chemical Co.. Boston. ,J& HOW MY BACKACHES. /A JL Weak Hacks, Pain. Weakness and S3**jf Inflammation of the Kidneys. Shoot -• I "j>fc_»ing Pains through the Loins, Hip and Vrrr - Side Pains, Lack of Strength and Activity relieved in one minute and speedily cured by the Cuticura Anti- Pain Plaster, a new, original, elegant and infallible antidote to pain and inflammation. At druggists 25 cents; five for SI ; or, postage of Potter Drug and Chemical Co., Boston, ■Mass. .'--•.-._' ... I SHORTHAND. 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