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Many Lawyers ... Attend. the
Opening 1 of the Septem
ber Term of Court.
Jews Celebrate the Festival
of Yum Kippur After
Their Own Fashion.
Barbers Who Are Said to
Have Wielded the Razor
on Sabbathday.
Work by Night on the Cable
Line —A Summary of
Local News.
Opening Day of the September
Term of Court in Ramsey
Judge Kelly was on the bench ready
for bolness" ha/. Armstrong, wearing a
latest style collar, had the roll of grand
jurors ready to proceed; and the wheels
of justice would have been set in motion
at 10 o'clock yesterday morning bad it
not been for the tardiness of some of the
members of the jury. E. A. Brown sent
word that he was sick and unable to
appear, and he was excused. Col. Al
vareu Allen said that he was sixty
seven years of age, and on that account,
being "exempt, was excused. J. B.
lloxife and F. B. Doran were absent, and
attachments were ordered. At about
10:30 Judge Kelly began his charge to
the grand jury" He first appointed
William H. bean foreman, then read
from the statutes the duties of grand
jurors. These finished, he expressed
"regret that he was unable to make their
duties light. "Unfortunately the serious
nature of the offenses awaiting your
action compel me to speak plainly to
you,* * said the judge. "That there are
agencies at work in our midst, which, if
not checked soon, will render our com
munity metropolitan in ways not to be
emulated' is undoubtedly true. You are
not called simply to pass upon persons
already charged with public offenses.
It is your boanden duty to impure into
all offenses triable in this community.
OBEAT crimes
seldom exist without many underlying
causes. There are men to-day in prison
who in all human probability* would not
have been there had grand juries and
public officials been fearless and done
their duty. .
1 call your attention to one fruitful
cause of disorder in every community
when toleratedpublic gambling. Se
duction is the gambler's art—is demor
alizing in the last degree. The history
of the human wrecks made in these
hells is found in the records of every
criminal court in the land. If any
places of this kind—however clothed in
name—exist in this county, I charge
you that, as honest men, looking well
to the future of those who occupy places
of trust and may be tempted, and fall,
to see to it that those who keep and aid
such be promptly prosecuted and pun
Then there is the keepingjof houses of
public prostitution. Prolific in vice—
degrading not only to their hapless in
mates, but to their foul frequenters —
they need only to be mentioned in a
Christian community to be condemned.
Not only axe those who keep and fre
quent such houses public offenders, but
also the owners of buildings who know
ingly let them for immoral purposes.
The abuses growing out of the traffic ;
in intoxicating liquors are also casesuof
crime more or less grave. Furnishing
the liquors to minors and inebriates,
keeping disorderly houses, permitting
gambling therein, and keeping the
places where intoxicants are dealt in
open for business on the Sunday are all
most dangerous violations of law. Not
only*' is this last offensive as desecrating
the Lords-day, a day which in all hum
ble sincerity from this bench I say
should be kept holy, but as in large com
munities on the Sunday necessarily
there are great numbers of idle men,
these places entice many to excess and
excess leads to crime. The records of
our courts prove every word I saw
These laws should be enforced—impar
tially.' fairly firmly. Persecute no man
—but let all men understand that the
laws must be respected and obeyed.
After the charge .the jury held a short
session and then adjourned until 10
o'clock this morning, when they will
begin work in earnest. After the re
tirement of the grand jury the weary
and monotonous work of calling the cal
endar was begun, and it will probably
not be finished before to-night. Baz
Armstrong and J. P. Davis, the deputy
, nQ -*J^*ks, assumed
behind the clerk's desk and attended
strictly to business. C. A. Severance
unbuttoned his coat and vest and
awaited the call of the cases in which
his firm is interested, with a look-at-the
number-of-cases-we-have air. J. W.
Willis •'•adjusted his gold spectacles
well upon his nose and looked straight
at the calendar during the entire day.
_. P. Sanborn sat in an obscure corner,
but he had the floor a good portion of
the time. J.J. McCafferty had some
thing to say as the cases were called,
and lie said it in that majestic manner
peculiarly his own. J. F. Fitzpatrick
occupied one of the benches outside the
railing, but he had something to say oc
casionally. O. M.Metcalf. when he"was
not busy, was asleep on one Of the
benches. S. L. Pierce seemed anxious
to get to the fray. He could hardly wait
until las cases were called. Edwin
Gribble had business in the court room,
but when he was not busy he seemed
interested in watching the others. E. St.
Julieu Cox captured a seat well up
toward the desk, and when he was on
his feet lie succumbed to the judge's
rulings with his natural grace. H. J.
Horn was there for business only, and
he transacted it in a business like man
ner. L. M.Vilas -was as conspicuous
among the other attorneys. He has a
number of cases on the calendar. E, E.
McDonald sat through the whole day
with a smile upon his face. He always
enjoys himself. J. E. Markham looked
satisfied with the -number of cases he
had on the calendar. O. E. Holnian was
busy part of the time. C. H. Fauntlerov
enjoyed the proceedings; in true old
Virginia style. Hon. W. P. Murray in
sisted on sitting at the deputy sheriff's
chair. He was busy as well as T. D.
O'Brien in looking after the city's cases.
J. B. Brisbin seemed as spry as his
younger brethren when his cases were
called. B. H. Scriber was one of the
youngest of the. attorneys present, but
he had several cases to look after. L. J.
Dobner forgot about the school board
and thought only of law. O. K. Saner
was there nearly all day waiting for his
chance to talk. Henry Johns looked as
happy as though he was on a trip to
Fargo with the St. George Snowshoe
club. There were many other lawyers
in the room and all'of them seemed to
enjoy the weary task hugely. One thing
| noticeable was the large number of the
younger members of the profession who
have cases on this calendar.
The habeas corpus proceedings in the
divorce case of Mary Johnson' against
L. A. Johnson were partially argued be
fore Judge Simons yesterday. "The di
vorce proceedings are now pending in
Hennepin county. The wife has made
two unsuccessful attempts to obtain a
decree, on the grounds of desertion, and
each time the husband has put in a
counter claim of adultery. They have
two children and they were formerly in
the wife's possession, but the husband
took them and, at the time ..the: habeas
corpus proceedings were begun, they
were at Red Wing. Now she seeks to
recover ■ them. The husband alleges
that the mother has been living with a
paramour •at AVarreudale, near Lake
Como. 'y " .:■». - ■..-.,: /
"-;- In ; the divorce case .of Lottie Flint
gainst William F. Flint. Judge Simons
finds"that*> the defendant deserted' his
.wife in December, 18S5, but the allega
-■•ons of adultery on the part of the de
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'fendant nave not been proven. The
judge refuses r to grant the divorce as it
is a case of simple desertion, which has
not continued for three years, - the nec
essary length of time, y -vy -*.*_.*.'•
Judge Wilkin has denied motions for new
trials in the following cases: The St. Paul.
Minneapolis & Manitoba Railroad company
against H. J. G. Croswell, Saff Mackoy
against Frank Younget al., Peter Young
si rom and Andrew Nillson against the Chi
cago, Milwaukee ■& St. Paul Railroad com
pany. ... . •
- J. E. Kolstad. a merchant at Warsaw, Good
hue county, arrested by Mai. Bracked on ii
•charge of sellicg liquor without', paying the
special tax, was taken before Commissioner
MeCafl'erty yesterday and bound over . until
1 o'clock to-day for a hearing.
Oscar C. Voorhies, who was convicted the
last term of court of the crime of falsely im
personating another in mortgaging property,
was sentenced yesterday morning to two
years and six months in the penitentiary at
Hardt & nilger have begun an action
against Martin Weiand et al. to recover
554.48 for labor and materials furnished
and to settle sundry claims.
.1. F. Eisenmenger has sued Carl Minkc to
collect $175, which he cloims is due him as
commissions on real estate sales. -
McKibbin & Co. have brought suit against
Johnson & Wing to enforce the payment of.
'$278.65 on their promissory note.
The St. Paul Plow Works company sues
Edward Clossey to recover §77 on his ' prom
issory note.
Dwyer Bros, have sued F. XV. Hunter to re
cover §75.45 for labor and material fur
Lorenzo R. Cuturnings • has brought suit
against Charles S. Petsch to recover $701 for
services performed.
Observation of the Day of. Atone
ment by the Je wish Citizens.
The services ushering in the Hebrew
Day of Atonement began at 0 o'clock
last evening in the synagogue at the
corner of Minnesota and Tenth streets.
This day is in fact the most important
and most generally observed of all the
Jewish holidays. In Frankfort,
Vienna, and most of the other European
money centers the exchanges do but
little business, ami of times close on-
Yum Kippur, as the day is called. The
reasons for the celebrations and serv
ices of last night and to-day were very
beautifully set forth in the discourse of
Rabbi Samuel Freuder last evening.
His text was Micah vi, 8:
He hath showed thee.O man, what is good,
and what doth the Lord require of thee, but
to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk
humbly with thy Goat*'
"The holiest of all days," he said."the
crown of all festivals, the Sabbath of
Sabbaths, has come. O thrice blessed
hour that brings us together and draws
us nearer to each other and nearer to
God. When all the year around the
divided activities of life separate us
and the whirl of business carries us
away in different directions, this day
unites us again and becomes a day of
atonement in the original meaning of
the word, which is derived from "at"
and "one,"' signifying the making us at
one with our fellow men and with our
God. The sublime idea underlying this
festival is that God extends his mercy
to the deepest-fallen sinner as soon as
he repents of his transgressions."
The speaker then compared the Jew
ish idea of sin and atonement with that
advanced by Christianity, and main
tained that the Jewish idea of atone
ment that the prophet teaches is the
true idea of atonement and gives the
only correct answer to the question,
"now can we be saved?" Services will
be held in the synagogue this morning
at 9:30 and will continue until sunset.
Rabbi Freuder will officiate, assisted by
President Max Warshauer. '.". -
In the second and third floor halls of
the Exposition block, formerly the Fam
ily dime museum, but recently occupied
by the Gospel Army, another sect
of Hebrews were celebrating
the Yum Kippur last: -. night.
Both floors- were divided -by
a curtain stretching . across
the hall, separating the male apartments
from the females, for they do not believe
in co-worship by'the sexes. A high
altar in the males' room, draped with
costly silk fabrics, bearing mottoes in
Hebrew, stood at one end, sur
mounted by a dozen- long . tallow
candles, burning brightly. Hundreds
of ■•••'-these "candles stood about
the room on chairs and tables which
were thrown profusely about without
regard to any order. A strong smell of
incense pervaded the room and at a
large table at the foot of the altar was a
mass of offerings wrapped up in paper
and cloth. Four men with sway
ing bodies stood close about
the altar and chanted continuously
in Hebrew. These were robed in long
black and white garments, and the
fourth in citizen's clothes. All were in
their stocking feet and wore their hats.
Another paced the floor with a Hebrew
bible in his hand, robed in white, with
a black girdle. This wierd form of
worship lasted all night, and will be
continued until G o'clock this evening.
The Sunday Closing Law for Bar
bers Said to Have Been Broken.
At last the law requiring the closing
of barber shops on Sunday, which was
passed with so much unanimity by. the
last legislature, and so much kicking
from a discommoded public, lias got be
fore the courts. G. H. E. Smith, pro
prietor of the Merchants hotel barber
shops, and six colored barbers in his
employ, were arraigned in the municipal
court yesterday morning charged with
violating the law, in a complaint sworn
to by C. G. Aamold, a member of the
Journeymen Barbers' union.- It is al
leged that Smith and his assistants-have
been plying their trade every Sunday in
an up stairs room at the Merchants to
which guests were admitted on presen
tation of a card from the clerk. Grow
ing bold because there was no prosecu
tion. Smith opened the shop in the base
ment to the public last Sunday, it is
claimed, and the tonsorial artists worked
away much the same as on week days.
The cases were continued until Friday,
and it is understood that Smith will
make a legal light, appealing to the su
preme court, if necessary, to. test the
validity of the law. The barbers gen
enerally, especially the journeymen,
are in favor of Sunday closing, and will
prosecute all proprietors who violate
the law. "'iY
Work on the Cable -Under the
Electric Lights. • .y. -.y%
A night crew begun work on the cable
line on Fourth street, east of Seven
corners, last night, lighted by elec
tricity. The gang numbered' about
seventy-five men and worked till mid
night. To-night the number of work
men will be 150, and work .will" be . con
tinued all night hereafter until the line
is finished. There is every indication now
that the line will be in operation before
the snow flies. The boilers and engines
are being put in place in the plant on
Selby avenue, the cars arrived over the
Minnesota & Northwestern road Sun
day and the cable itself is coiled and
loaded into an immense box car, which
lies in the Minneapolis & St. Louis
yards at the foot of Fourth: street.
The "yokes" and all . other
materia! required 7 in . construction,
are on the ground, and the total number
of men at present employed, including
the night crews, is over 500. Consider
able work has been done already. The
excavations are completed on Fourth
street, from Seven ■corners to Wa
basha, and for two blocks the'
conduits and tracks are in place.. The
cement filling in was begun last night,
and for a half a block east of Seven
Corners i the construction is entirely
finished..:' On Selby avenue, at the other
end of the line, the excavations have
been made for four blocks and track
laying has begun, while there has been
considerable . work ,- done on Fourth
street, between Wabasha and Broadway.
Considerable Talk as to the Pro
posed Site*—Getting it Down
..*• Fine. .. .'.-. „ -*_■ L-:;L-yy.
"Is that a detective?" asked a citizen
at the Ryan yesterday, "that man there,
that keeps watching something so
: closely?"/ ;.'
;';■*. "No," was " the answer, "that's not a
detective, that is, not -a; regular * detec-*;
*• ■ ■ * * ..*...•..• • ._ __- , •__ . ■
five; He's a real estate detective.
There's three more ■ of them over there.
Four of them just went out to the cor-;
ncr and there are nine concealed under
the desk, four behind the cigar stand
and four more up in the central office, of
' the telephone company. Two are sta
tioned -at each prominent cross
ing in the business center
of the city and one midway between the
blocks. Eleven more are * hustling now
to see which shall cet the best spot on
top of the Globe tower."
* ■ "Say, what are you giving me?" .
"Gospel truth. These men are in the
employ of real estate men who want to
sell Jack Ilaverly et al. a site for his
theater. .Perfectly straight men, get
•rood salaries and good illustration of
the Northwestern rush and enterprise.
They keep tab on all the motions or any
body suspected of knowing anything
about the new theater. If Jack Hav
erly points his finger up toward Waba
sha street, the office knows it at once.
If he jabs his cane at a fly on a post of
the hotel - one of these men notes : the
direction of the cane and makes a min
ute of it. The whole diagram of his
movements is figured out at night, and
put on the desks of the heads of the
firm for instant use. Talk about your
lightning calculators.^'
'.'. Those who claim to know say that
the parties interested were await
ing the arrival of Dennis Ryan before
anything further could be done in the
S remises. Some say that property on
acksou street, all the way from Seventh
street to Ninth street, is enjoying quite
a boom in consequence. A gentleman
prominent in real estate circles stated
ast evening that the new theater would
without doubt be erected opposite the
Ryan on Sixth street. He gave as his
reason that- this place was very centrally
located, was easy of access by. any of
the street car lines and was convenient
to the principal hotels. The cost, he
said, would be a secondary considera
tion. ________
Told by the 'Parties to the Hunt
' Dupries Affair.
Fred G. L.Hunt, a printer and pub
lisher arrested Monday night for en
ticing Miss Alice Dupries, of No. 441
Indiana avenue, into his office on the
sixth floor of the Union block for im
moral purposes, was sentenced to sixty
days in the work house with an alterna
tion of 350 fine by Judge Cory yesterday.
Miss Dupries' testimony was that she
came to the Union block on her way
home at 8 o'clock in the evening to call
for her escort, Mr. Monkhouse, who
is a draughtsman with offices in the
building. At the bottom of the stairs
she met Hunt, and inquired of him the
way to Mr. Monkhouse's office. Under
pretense of showing her there, she says,
he led her to his own room on the' top
floor, where he locked the door and
made improper proposals to her. She
resisted, and when she screamed for
help he told her it would do no good, as
there was no one else in the building.
Finally, however, he became fright
ened, and allowed her to go. She called.:
a policeman at once and had him ar
rested. Hunt is a teacher and promi
nent figure in the House of
Hope Sunday school, and has pre
viously borne a good repu- !
tation as a Christian gentleman. He
asserts that his persecution is a black
mailing scheme. He admits having ac
companied the young lady to his rooms,
but says she went voluntarily and
made improper advances to him, which
lie frowned upon. He says she sat
down in his lap* without permission and
than got up and screamed, and told
him if he did not "put up" she would
have him arrested. Hunt says he has
engaged an attorney and will have the
case re-opened. •
Sized Up by' Ex-Senator Rah illy on
a Visit to St. Paul.
Ex-State Senators Rahilly and Malone
were discussing crops and politics in the
rotunda of the Merchants yesterday,
and greeted the Globe's representative
very cordially when he inquired for
news from Southern Minnesota. "The
chinch bug has played sad havoc with
our crops," said Mr. Rahilly, "and in
my case alone, where I had 1,200 acres
of wheat I did not secure a good bushel.
This state of affairs has made our
people feel pretty blue, and politics are
for the time being lost sight of. In my
opinion, however, with a good state
ticket in the field next year the Democ
racy ought to secure Minnesota, and
either of three men might be selected to.
lead us. I refer to Mayor Ames, Repre
sentatives Rice and Wilson, and in the
event of the latter two preferring con
gressional to gubernatorial honors, then
by all means let us have Ames. Undoubt
edly Gov.McGill would like to secure the
endorsement that a renomination would
give him, but with Ames pitted against
him I don't think history would repeat
itself. Mayor Ames is very popular
with the masses and would secure votes
that no other candidate could, with the
possible exception of Judge Wilson.
Few of us will ever forget the run that
the latter made in the last congressional
campaign when his chances for success
seemed-- well nigh hopeless, and in a
gubernatorial race he would be invinci
ble. The reputation that Ex-Mayor
Rice and Judge Wilson have would be a
tower of strength in the approaching
campaign, but I believe both of them
want to go to Washington."
"On the"Republican side the talk about
Railroad Commissioner Gibbs does not
seem to have anything substantial about
it. And as" for Knute Nelson, what do
the Swedes want? Are they not satis
fied with two congressmen? It is about
time that there was a stop put to this
race cry, which seems to be the stock in
trade of the Nelson men. These senti
ments seemed to be reciprocated by Mr.
Malone, who occasionally nodded his
head in acquiescence, and when the
Swede topic was broached he was most
emphatic, in denunciation of such a
policy. -Both gentlemen coincided in
the belief that there was a good fighting
chance for carrying Minnesota at the
state election in 1888, no matter how the
national contest might be decided."
The Long Fill Made on State
Street, West St. Paul. '■"■',yL :
One of the greatest of the many pub
lic improvements that has been made
. on the West side is the grading of- State
street, which is going on at present.
This street is a continuation of Broad
way on the other side of the river and
runs on a straight line until it reaches
. the Minnesota & Northwestern trabfes,
where it makes a turn to the right and
passes.up the bluff at this point. The
fili begins at Indiana avenue and ex
tends to the tracks. In making this fill
three trains, consisting each of twenty
one cars an a locomotive,* are employed,
besides a heavy force of men. The cars
are loaded by means of a steam shovel
at the gravel pit in South St. Paul, a
half hour being consumed in the opera
tion. /.Each car contains five cubic yards
of dirt, and it is estimated that 2,800
cubic yards are deposited in the fill
. each day.. This work was commenced
about two weeks ago and so quickly has
it been pushed that it is expected the
fill f will be completed in .- about two
weeks more. The heaviest grading will
be made near the railroad tracks and in
the vicinity of the bridge which will
span them.
Recommendations of the Officers,
Suggested by the Last Encamp
, Col. Bobleter, of the Second Regiment
M. N. G., yesterday handed in to.Adjt.
Gen. Seeley his report: of the encamp
ment held at Mankato during last July.
;He gives a full report of the whole ten
'days, in which he refers to the numerous
< cases of sickness, and lays it to the poor
quality of water furnished. .; The aver
age daily *; attendance '«was something
over 420, an increase - over last - year of
about five. The colonel i commends the
progress made iii the several: branches
of instruction —especially in skirmish
• drill and in the school of the battalion."
;He recommends \ that \ the.- encampment
'.be held in June or September hereafter,"
that the troops be 3 provided .with camp
; ing "' outfits, it that permanent _ camping;;
'■ grounds be established, •'. that ? the * two-- i
ii.i ,m>mwtgvt "iTirrn irnimmifl»i'flnri*:•»-■ «s&»r»*.:
click guns now in. use be replaced by
; more modern implements, and that full
complements of blankets, bags and can
ee ns be issued to each company. •
"■'• Surgeon Major "■; Charles Berry, of ■.'
New Dim, makes the following pointed*
recommendation: "The only sugges
tion 1 have to make-to **; Lieut. Coliins' ■
report : is. that . - the • surgeon gen
eral's office should be made something'
more than a mere figure - head, so that i
statistics may be compiled from daily
reports, which in time may prove valua
ble." LyL.y^: ....._.,.
.." Assistant* Surgeon .Collins recom
mends that: •**- First—A medicine chest
containing a . suitable supply of - reme
dies, vials, powder, papers, etc., and
that necessary blanks, such as daily
sick reports, be supplied. •
E. W. Bird, inspector of rifle prac
tice, gives a full account of the records,
and work in general of the rifle teams,:
and advises that men and modern guns
be supplied in place of the two-click
guns now in use. y
How Four Aces Pulled Him Out
of a Very Deep Hole.
A few days ago when Maj. Edwards,
the boss poker player of the Red river
valley, was in St. Paul wandering aim
lessly through the rotunda of the Ryan,
his eye - fell on the round white face of
the weighing machine that stands near
the entrance. Going up to it the major
read the following inscription;
* • • •• .'........... *
: Ascertain your correct weight. :
Drop 5 cent nickel Into slit. -y-":*
* •• ••»
The great man from the Northwest
reached down into his pocket and feed
ing it to the weighing machine through
the slit, mounted the platform. The
machine's capacity for weighing reaches
only 280 pounds, and as the weight
of the major has been something
more than 300 pounds for a
long time now, he was not a little taken
back when the indicator swung round
to 280 pounds at a lively pace and
stopped. The major jigged up and
down, but the pointer refused to move
and looking a trifle worried. The heavy
weight editor and politician climbed off
the platform and going over to the cigar
stand leaned on the show case and
asked the boy behind the counter if
'•them scales over there" were supposed
to be all right.
"Trues a dot," replied the boy, and:
the major walked away rubbing the
lower part of his vest and wondering
what in the dickens had made him fall
away so. He had lost thirty pounds in
one weeic according to the scales, and
he laid it all to an interesting little
game of draw that he had got mixed up
with while in Sioux Falls a few days
before. The major went down
there on business, but when his
presence in the town was
known, Frank'Pettigrew, the whilom
congressman, and Melville Grigsby, the
South Dakota dictator, hunted him up,
and in less than an hour the three were
comfortably locked in a splendidly up
holstered office in the rear of the First
National bank, with their hats drawn
down over their eyes, fighting like bull
dogs over variegated jack-pots. Grigsby
and Pettigrew had the advantage in
that they were fighting on their own
heath, and fortune seemed inclined to
give the major a cold shoulder, but he
stood his ground well and met his losses
with the grit of a Spartan. All the aft
ernoon and into the night the battle
waged, growing hotter each hour, and
the beautifully colored
were gradually piling up under the
chins of Pettigrew and Grigsby, while
the major had been compelled to lay
several checks of good round proportions
on the table to meet the
"stabs" that his antagonists were
making at him. -. The sweat
was rolling down his face, there was an
anxious look in his eyes and he showed
signs of nervousness. He was a heavy
loser and it began to look as though he
would have to walk back to Fargo. At
last the cards were pased to him to deal
and, shaking them together carelessly,
he laid them over on Grigsby's side of
the table |to cut. Grigsby didn't cut.
Slowly the major dealt the cards until
the hands were out. It cost a. hundred
dollar bill to stay and Grigsby raised "it
to 6200. .Edwards saw that and dropped
his check for $500 more in the center of
the table.. Pettigrew and Grigsby
looked curious but they were in and had
to meet the raise which they did."
"Cards said Edwards.'. "
"One!" said Pettigrew.
"One!" said Grigsby.
Slowly the major vgave them their
cards and pulling five from the pack laid
them down in front of him.
"The devil," thought Grigsby.
"What a snap," thought Pettigrew. .
The major picked up his. cards and
glanced them over. Grigsby's eyes
snapped, for he had a queen full on
jacks. Pettigrew's eyes glistened, for
-he had four kings. The major's eyes
had a sort of a sad,sorrowful expression.
"I'll bet $1,000 that my hand is good,"
said Pettigrew, showing up chips and
checks to that amount.
"I'll bet §2.000 that my hand is bet
ter," said Grigsby, raising Pettigrew's
bet - y ... -.<■-.
The major laid his cards down on the
table and said:
"Gentlemen, I'm broke. I've checked
out to you the last cent I've got in the
bank, but if either one of you want to
take a mortgage on my newspaper office
for $10,000, I'll give it to you and bet
that amount of money that my hand
wins the pot."
"One of his old time bluffs," though
Grigsby and Pettigrew.tand' the latter
promptly said, "I'll take the mortgage,
major, and advance you the money and
I'll call the bet."
"I'll do the same," said Grigsby, fill
ing out a blank check for $10,000 and
laying it on the center of the table.
"I reckon I've got you, for here are
four kings," said Pettigrew, tossing his
cards down ahead of time. -
"The h—1!" . ejaculated Grigsby,
crushing his queen full in his hand. "'
--"Hem!" said the major, "it's pretty
tough, gentlemen, but I had to have
'em. Here are four aces. Its-funny
how they stuck together that way." .
He raked in the pile and the game
ended. .
Outside' Grigsby said to Pettigrew,
"did you ever see such luck?"
Pettigrew replied, "luck, you seem to
forget that 'twas his deal,"
Cases Which Are Said to Come
;>.-;:'.. From a Stagnant PooL •
"In the vicinity of East Third street,
between Mendota and Cypress streets
on Dayton's Bluff, there are- several
stagnant pools of water,. which the
health * department should look after.
They have Keen there for low
these many moons 'and now the
result is becoming painfully evident,"
said a resident of Dayton's bluff yester
day. "Two persons in the same family
have died of typhoid fever and a child
in the family is now sick with the same
disease. Aside from these cases there
are a half dozen other cases of typhoid
fever lin the immediate vicinity." A
physician '; also told a .Globe reporter
that he had nineteen cases of typhoid
fever on the bluff.. y r • ',
His -Wife Abuses Him.
Application was made to Judge Cory
yesterday by Tony App, a saloopkeeper
at No. 148 East Fourth street, for a writ
of commitment of > App's wife to the
House of the Good : Shepherd, on the
ground of 'inebriety. App and his wife
nave . lived together six. years, dur
ing y which time .' they ; have fre
quently J. quarreled, and he . claims
that she * gets . drunk ■■•■■*• frequently
and- attacks him with . the first ' weapon
at hand. .Two weeks ago App . sent for
a special policeman to stand guard over
night in his apartments,.which, are over
the saloon, sue having.-* attacked him
with a knife, and threatened:. his life.
App is the man who was shot five times
by John Reed in a saloon row July last."
Reed is to come before the grand: jury
on * a charge of assault ; with intent to
kill, to-day. :y^i.y;yy .'
He Bit An Alderman.' ." \
Requisition papers were issued at the
state capitol yesterday. to Detective Cos-.
tello, of Chicago,: for ira negro named
f Isaac Revirs," who is wanted in Illinois
for,the crime of mayhem. In a row with
Aid. '.; Appleton; "of Chicago, several
:weeks ago, Revirs bit off the alderman's
finger, lie was traced to St. Paul and
then to Minneapolis, where he was ar
rested yesterday by Detective Kinney.
Detective Costello will return to Chicago
with his prisoner to-day. * -
News, Notes anil Gossip Gathered
.J \ L' .' *•'; in a Day. '. .'" '.: ".'-"*.. •
... Miss Frankie Saunders, of lUce street, gave -,
an umusiiiK entertainment Monday.. even
'WS'*!*l the form of a donkey party. ■ Ten
couples responded to the invitation and after
a. -musical programme . the : curtains were;
drawn and the excitement commenced. The
'prize was won by Miss Lola Lloyd, of
Minuipapolls. who was accused of being an**
-"rex pert," and the second by.Mr. J. M. Schul-:
,ifir';wno is visiting the city from Stillwater.
Refreshments were served, and the remainder
of the evening was devoted to dancing. ;f
, The 1 marriage of Edward." E. Davidson, son j
-of the late William F.Davidson, to Miss Julia
jßarbtfr, of Pekln, 111., will take place to-day
•at fhtihome of the bride. • Fred Sibley, of St.
TauL will act as best man. Mr. and Mrs.
jDavtdson will make St. Paul their home.; :
■f. Mis** . Foster and Miss Zurich.of 821 C'omo
avenue, entertained a few friends at a lunch
party yesterday afternoon. Ten young lady
schoolmates were present, the occasion
;):eiug; their graduation anniversary at tne
Milwaukee convent.
„'. Tha, Russell-Tarbox wedding will take
place this evening at the home of the bride
on Dayton avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Russell
will "leave on the evening train for their
future home in Toledo, O.
" Miss Lou Allen, who has been the guest of
Mrs. J. O. Short, of College i avenue, will re
turn to her home in Titusville, Pa., next
* The marriage of Miss Lillie Donahue to
Stephen Purtell will take place Thursday
morning at 9 o'clock at the dihedral, St.
Paul. y-y\i
Mr. and Mrs. Rnoxvllle, of Chicago, 111.,
the guests of Mrs. Amherst, of Pleasant
avenue, for a few days.
Miss Nellie Marshall, of Minneapolis, will
visit her sister, Mrs. Will McQraw, of Central
Terrace, this week. - • ■
Dr. Hutchinson and wife left last evening
for New York, whence they will sail for
Europe. •-vv.-'.'
Asa F. Goodrich left Tuesday evening for
Philadelphia to resume his medical studies.
RMrs. W. F. Davidson and daughter have
gone East. y:y:-\y'_--y..y
Yesterday, in West St. Paul, the mar
riage of Miss Cora J. Prescott to Henry
Martin took j place. Both parties aie
well known in the West side social
circles. The ceremony was performed
at the residence of the bride's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Prescott, 313 Dakota
avenue, at 7 o'clock, in the presence of
only the relatives and near friends of
bride and groom. It was performed by
the Rev. Dreher, of: the Lutheran
church, after which carriages were pro
vided to take the . company !*o the resi
dence of the groom, 206 Dunedin ter
race, where an elaborate wedding sup
per was served to the entire party. ■ The
floral decorations were profuse and ele
gant. Music was furnished by the West
Side orchestra. The presents were
numerous and costly, and nothing had
been left undone to make the event a
pleasant one. •"-'-..' y > " ■ :
; Bank clearances yesterday, $531,811.66.
" Seven births, four deaths and one marriage
were reported at the health office yesterday.
- The first social party of the fall series un
der the auspices of the St. Paul Camp No. 1,
Sons of Veterans, will be given at the hall in
Drake block next Friday evening, Sept. 30.
.- James A. Byrnes paid a fine of $100 in the
. municipal court yesterday for operating a
slaughtering establishment in the Seventh
ward. He has prepared an appeal to the
supreme court.
The dwelling house and barber shop at 148
East Fifth street, belonging to J. W. Smith,
was burglarized Sunday night while the fam
'ily*sras out. A suit of clothes, a quantity of
jewelry and a full set of barber's utensils
•were taken. ■ •
The Yale Alumni Association of the North
-west Will hold its annual reunion at the Ryan
hotel, St, Paul, Thursday evening, Oct. "13.
Any graduate not now a member will please
send name and address to the secretary, J. G.
Pyle, box 2357, St. Paul.
'■' The president of the University Avenue
-Toboggan club writes the Globe that the
number of men reported by him that would
turn out on the reception to President and
Mrs. Cleveland was •35 instead of 100, as
giTCn in the published report. -
John Martinson and Mary Johnson, ar
-raigned in the municipal court yesterday
charged with- adultery, were discharged on
motion of Prosecuting Attorney Egan. They
-Were arrested at Waverly, near Lake Como.on
complaint of Mrs. Johnson's husband.: *. -.
. . :>:'Y..; j.„•;:•> ■
i*•*-. C: D. O. Williams, of Perham, was a capitol
caller yesterday.
Henry Strauss returned from a trip to Den
ver, Col., yesterday.
Charles C. Willson, a prominent lawyer of
Rochester, called at the capitol yesterday.
Secretary Hart, of the board of correction
and charities, went to Faribault last evening.
Hon. E. E. Corliss and Senator Compton
of Fergus Falls, called on the capitol officials
Hon. J. H. Rahilly. of the Lake City News,
came to the city yesterday afternoon, and is
quartered at the Windsor."
W. R. Kirk, a prominent commission. mer
chant of New York, formerly of St. Paul, is
visiting his father in this city. , *-: :* v.'.:
Maj. John A. Herman, I". S. A., accom
panied by his wife, has parlors at the Ryan,
and will spend his furlough in St. Paul "and
vicinity. *' -V
J. 11. Lakey, of Wabasha, a gentleman
prominent in railroad circles, is spending a
few days in the city. He is stopping at the
Merchants. :-^_ttf_aSf__Wß^S^K
Thomas Sweet, of Todd county, lately ap
pointed assistant weigher at Duluth, called
at the capitol "yesterday oil his way to his
new field. ■-^^^^^'.y-'-Lr"'
Dairy Commissioner Ives took in the ses
sion of the. Minneapolis chamber of com
merce yesterday. . He reported the quality of
milk sold there to be first-class.
W. L. Breyfogle, of Louisville, Ky., where
he is a prominent merchant and also from
the fact that the famous running horse bears
his name, has apartments at the Ryan.
John C. Flynn, representative to the legis
lature last year from Moirison- county, ■ was
at the Merchants last evening. He is here on
a matter of business, and there is nothing of
political importance in his visit he said.
: Jules A. Watte", a famous . French artist
from Paris, France, who has '• been making
sketches of the Yellowstone Park, arrived iii
St. Paul yesterday and is domiciled at .the
Ryan. **
Auditor Henry L. Reynolds, of the United
Stales treasury department, was among the
guests registered at the Ryan yesterday, hav
ing left Washington on a" month's leave of
State Senator James Compton, accom
panied by Banker C. D. Baker and E. E.
Corliss, a leading. business man of Fergus
Falls, comprised a popular trio at the -Mer
chants yesterday.
Messrs. R. H. Grant, of Rush City, and F.
A. Hodge, of Pine City, are In St. Paul for the
purpose of making purchases for the fall
season,- both being active business men in
their respective towns.
Supt. J. L. Cline, of the Yellowstone Na
tional Park, who is at the Rvan for a few
days, says that the number of visitors to the
Paik this year have • far exceeded previous
seasons, and all the tourists have not yet left
that part of the country.
Note's Gathered Among Ihe Reg
-■■*H'*t ular Army Men. '
i Something of a rumpus has been created
at Fort Riley by the issuing of an order re
mitrihg each head of a family at that post to
report at headquarters the name of each vis-
Md*"' arriving and departing—provided such
Visitor or visitors are entertained ■ over night.
Gen. Forsyth is the . post commandant and
fe»po.i-sible for the oiaer—under. which the
lov(£_t lips of both officers and men are now
Hitnjfing at the regulation angle. '.
'■'¥_______> following named officers have been
detailed to inspect the cattle delivered under
contract at the Rosebud and Pine Ridge In
dia****) agencies, Dakota, during the present
■fsUcaljj year: First lieutenants. Ballard -S.
""Ju-t-fl'jjnreys and M. W. Day, ninth cavalry. .
fie,*!**, Thomas H. Ruger, commanding the
department of Dakota, is the guest of Capt.
Lafayette E. Campbell, assistant . quarter
master United States army,-at Fort Leaven
worth- Kansas.
; • Maj, James R. Roche, paymaster TJ. S. A.,
stationed at Sioux City, 10., enters . to-day
upon a leave of absence for ten days granted
him by the department commander.
Capt. Horace Nelde, Fourth infantry, reg
istered at department headquarters yester
day en route to his regiment in . the. depart
ment of the Platte.. . ■*:-- -
: :**• Capt. Clinton B. Sears,' engineer corps, will
transfer his station from Bismarck, "Dak., to
St. Paul. Minn. This change goes into effect
immediately. *■*•' - ----.-•: •--..-. - - - -
, Prior tojoining the light battery, at Fort
Snelling First Lieut. CD. Parkhurst, Fourth
artillery, is given leave of absence for twenty
aays. „ - -
; The superintendent of the general recruit
ing service will forward forty recruits to Fort
; Snelling for assignment to the First cavalry.
':" Col.' John S." Mason," Ninth infantry, will
relinquish command of his regiment Oct. 15
to Lieut. Col. G. M. Brayton.:*... .
**Capt. and Asst. Surgeon. R. W. Johnson,
U. S. A., has twenty days leave of absence.
O . ographers should- "Sot sob,
t Gil Advertising finds a job. ■_■
L Heroes of the Late War! \
.-."The Burlington" will carry you to
St. Louis and return at the low rate of
§15.&5. You can go direct to St. Louis
or via Chicago, as you may elect. Stop
over at Chicago. .Ticket offices: No. 5
Nicollet house and union depot, Minne
apolis; Hotel Ryan and union depot, St.
* .Try the Business Man's Train
On "The Burlington." Leave Minne
apolis quarter to five, St. Paul 5:25 every
afternoon for Chicago. Time, fourteen
hours. . Six :' o'clock dinner served in
Peerless dining cars.
And All Itching and Scaly Skin
and Scalp Diseases Cured
by < 'utticura.
PSORIASIS, Eczema, Tetter, Ringworm, Li
chen, Pruritus, Scald Head, Milk Crust,
Dandniff, Barbers', Bakers', Grocers' and
Washerwoman's Itch, and every species of
Itching, Burning, Scaly, Pimply Humors of
the Skin and Scalp, with Loss of Hair, are
positively cured by Ci-ticura, the great Skin
Cure, and Cuticuba Soap, on exquisite Skin
Beantiiier, externally, and Cuticuba Rksolv
»nt, the new Blood Purifier, internally, when
physicians and all other remedies fail.
I, John ,1. Case, D.D.S., having practiced
dentistry in this county for thirty-five years,
and being well known to thousands here
abouts, with a view to help an ywho are afflicted
as I have been for the past twelve years, testify
that the Ci:tici:ra Remedies cured me of
Psoriasis, or • Scaly Skin, in eight days, after
the doctors with whom 1 had consulted gave
me no help or encouragement.
"Newton, N. J. JOHN J. CASE, D.D.S.
Your Ccticura Remedies performed a
wonderful cure last summer -on one of our
customers, an old gentleman of seventy years
of age, who suffered with a fearfully dis
tressing eruption on his head and face, and
who had tried all remedies and doctors to no
purpose. -.--■ - J. F. SMITH & CO.
; Texabkana,Akk.
H. K. Carpenter. Henderson, N. V., cured
of Psoriasis or Leprosy, of twenty years'
standing, by Cuticuba Remedies. The most
wonderful cute on record. A dustpanful of
scales fell | from him daily. Physicians and
his friends thought he must die.
.. ..;':.*
For the radical cure of an obstinate case of
Eczema of long standing, 1 give entire credit
to the CITTICURA Remedies. ■*"•-*.•-*
E. P.. RICHARDSON, New Haven, Conn.
Sold by all druggists. Price: Cuticuba, 50
cents; Resolvent, $1.00; Soap, 25 cents.
Potter Drug and Chemical Co., Boston.
Send for "How to Cure Skin Dis
DC A 1 ITIFYthe Complexion and Skin
DCrtW by using the Cuticuba Soap. ~
"•CSgir Those worn out with Pains, Aches
, )Ku_ and Weaknesses find relict* in
£**> _f^s**sone minute in the Cut! cur a
MZK/ftßm MM- Pain Plaster. At drug
gists. 25 cents. :
Just 20 minutes' ride from Jack
son street, in a comfortable motor
car and close to
Lincoln Park Station
yyyy is A •
Beautiful Spot for a. Home!
Two or three miles through the snow
this winter in going to West St. Paul,
Arlington Hills or Rice street, when you
can ride in a warm car to and from work
and reach your business in less than
half the time it takes now?
We can sell you a beautiful lot for $50
cash and $10 per month till half cash is
paid, price £250, upon which you can
build a home after your own ideas and
which will be convenient to the station
close to town. Warm and rapid trans
portation, 10 trains each way daily and
more to be added. Secure one of these
before we sell them all.
Jackson Street, Above Fifth,
All the Best Makes in great variety,
-'**. Choice Styles ana*-Colorings, at
19 and 21 Bridge Square.
The copartnership heretofore existing
between George McKay and Patrick H.
Drum, at the city of St. Paul, Minn.,
under the firm name of McKay & Drum,
is hereby dissolved, the said McKay re
tiring therefrom.. All of the liabilities
of said firm will be paid and discharged
by the said P. H. Drum, by whom
alone all the assets are collected.
. George McKay,
Patrick H. Drum.
Dated at St. Paul, Minn., Sept. 24
1887. . ■'. *.■'•■; -;■ -,' ..'■ '. . „
Caveats, Designs, Trade-Marks, Labels,
y ; : > etc. y Write or call. .' *\--' -
; Boom s"v German-American Bank Bltlg.,
_ ST. PAUL, 'WL^yyy^ %
v J^^k The fashionable and
vSv T^fev^d bound-to-be-popular Busi
<^ TO^wL^_ ness Suit for Fall Wear is
■■■■ s^^*^)^Sk made from the rough
'■''''htyyitYsyL vfy - faced never-wear-out
&\^\l Scotch and English Chev
% v^V \l iots in rather striking ef
¥V^\K^ fects. The Trousers are
''^S§?F^i i V a trifle wider this year
Stefe^Sl^S than last, otherwise the
>^7 /^t style is about the same.
%7 / a^L^ We have an unusually
v iXU<- ->—^ /^POf large and complete as-
"V *Tr~* sortment of these stylish
\( 4 i a 5 3* Suits made in the sack
"'i?^**^.*} ■ i L s:^ and four-button cutaway
fg \jj\r~ l-W style' The sack is the
'**-=• // Q§\\ f favorite; some are Silk
~ {y^^iL.^ lined; all are well made;
*^^^w?T3 tTTpT y°ur tailor could not
*-*^ -^^*i^te^» make you a better suit
than these. You save nearly one-half the price of
your suit by buying it here instead of having a
tailor make it. Our Overcoats are ready. You will
find it a good plan to select your Overcoat for Fall
or Winter now, before everybody is in a hurry.
Elegant passenger elevator to second and third
Our HAT DEPARTMENT is one of the busiest in
our whole store. St. Paul men are fast finding out
that they can obtain here all the latest and most
fashionable hats at much less than at hat stores.
Allow us, please, to save you one dollar on a hat.
All the leading Blocks of Fall Hats are sold here for
$3.50, same as hat stores sell for $5.
Corner Third and Robert Streets,
Over 500 Sfeinway Pianos. Over 300 Beiir Bros. Pianos.
All in Minnesota and Dakota, with Catalogues, etc.. Upon Application.
Also Full Information of our MS jf p if%liJfff^ iPf!
WRITE OR CALL, llifJ®^jO ¥ W
148 & 150 E. Third St., St.Paul. I I @ Dp#r| i
509 and 511 Nicollet Ay,, Minneapolis, P SB? 1 \ |#§ %
BUSINESS AND ACRE PROPERTY. The largest list of Endion
Division lots in the city. Correspondents solicited.
E. c. LITTLE, - 29 Exchange Block, DULUTH, MINN.
*WHO_i_SSA._i_! yyyyiy
16 East Seventh Street St. PauL
II East Third Street, St.Paul. Expert Repairing a Specialty.
UULLttit US'
Send for Catalogue.
Hale Blocks St. Par."
Departments of the St. Paul Busi
ness College are now open day and
Send for Circulars to
; Corner Seventh and Jackson Streets
. /T.V«nished houses you can get *rr*':*?*__H_
*«" if you advertise, you bet.
Northeast Cor. Fourth & Cedar Sts.
_ aj
jp . :i__k $3=
LJ I I y^>a*fe^Yli2 uj
Cullom' Painless Method of
Tooth Extraction.
IPl'_il_CNrC3- ; isi, TJ_>.
_^^^^____l_ J 'rfie Peer/ess Extension Table.
mThe Peerless Extension Table.
Made only of selected kiln-dried
1111 11 Ash, Oak, Birch or Walnut. Pat-
I ■»' I If ented slide, Removable Legs.
* The handsomest and strongest
"BT. Anthony table in the market, Send for.
park. descriptive circular to
Ramsey County, Minnesota
At Current Kates •of- Interest. Loans
closed with promptness.' -:■■■"
y ■ • 310 Robert Street. :
__)y£_sg£3j!2B& *J* Let nobody lack a Sit
iMw!^'*^ ~ uathn in any capacity
ftplr?'*^y. .y as long as The Globe's
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