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SUNDAY GLOBE Will Bristle All Over With Bright Things, It Will Tlckla The Town ! VOL. X. DAKOTANSARE HAPPY ' Friends of the One-State Movement Are All Jubilant, Coming- Home With a Light Heart 3 and a Free Con science. Rapid Growth of the Demo cratic Party in the Great Territory. Day Has Had Enough of Poli tics and Will Permanent ly Retire. Special to the Globe. Washington, Feb. 24.— C01. Benton, of Fargo, sheriff of Cass county, and a devoted admirer of Maj. Edwards, is still here and will remain a week or more. He says: "The decision of the supreme court of Dakota in favor of local option will have a tremenduous in fluence upon the territory. It will settle the question which has disturbed many minds. and decide which influences will hereafter dominate in affairs. The saloon element in the territory has been influential, and is yet. It is not in all eases misdirected, but there is an un doubted public sentiment against the business, and it has been growing re cently with remarkable ami muscular strides. What effect it will have in Fargo lam not prepared lo say. It is fair to presume, however, that the law will be executed and obeyed." "What do you think of the prospects of the admission of the whole territory as one state?" "Here sits Col. Gale, of Canton, who has been actively interested in the mat ter for sometime, lie can tell better than 1 can. From what l have seen and heard since coining here, however, it seems to me that the work of the gentle men from the Aberdeen convention is commendable and has been productive of immediately good results. They have shown the committees of both bouses of congress that the people are not suffering for division,' and that the sentiment in that direction is far from universal, but rather local and con lined to SELF-SEEKING POLITICIANS. ""This matter has a hopeful look." "Have you looked into the matter of the opening of the Sioux reservation?"' "1 have to some extent, and it seems probable that something good will be accomplished in that direction. Gilford and Gale are different at the polls po litically, as are also Keliner and Petti grew, but they all state their case and prospects in such manner as to make me feel that the reservation will surely be opened, The report of Chairman Peel was certainly something upon which they can all congratulate them selves/? "How do you regard the Democratic prospects of the territory?" "There is no section of the Union which is growing in grace as fast as Da kota. The message of the president struck a popular chord out there, be cause the people of the provinces are tired of being ridden to death with ruin ous tariff taxes without any compensat ing benefits from it. We want tariff re form, and we want it soon and in a rad ical manner. The Democratic party of Dakota is growing so fast that we may reasonably hope for ascendency there inside of the next two years, if the ratio Of increase in our vote is kept up, and it probably will be." Secretary McCormack, Col. Gale and Judge Purcell will leave to-morrow for Dakota. Judge Pureell says: "I have been here long enough as a member of the committee from the Aberdeen con vention to satisfy myself that Dakota will be admitted as ONE state. An enabling act will be passed, we Will have our constitutional convention, come to congress in compliance with provisions of the enabling act and be ad mitted. The division sentiment has died out, or is dying rapidly enough to warrant the assertion that "but little is left of it." Secretary McCormack says: "1 am satisfied with the moves thus tar made by the committee from Aberdeen, and by the committee on territories. Springer's omnibus bill will pass the house, and it will stand an excellent chance of passing the senate. Our friends have reason to feel proud of their prospects. Everything looks bright for us." Capt. Barr, of Bismarck, says: "I am still opposed to tacking little terri tories with no influence or right of ad mission on their own merits, to the tail of big Dakota's kite. I believe in ad mission as a whole, but am not in love with Montana, New Mexico or Wash ington." Hon. M. H. Day left for New York this morning. He said: "1 will be in side of Dakota in another week or two, and will simply attend to my business at Tyndall. It needs my attention. There is no money or glory in politics and lam done. 1 have done my duty as a Democrat and am willing to let some one else take my place. lam not a candidate for office, either elective or appointive. I have tried to TAKE CAKE OF MY FRIENDS, and only regret that I could not do more for them. They have pulled their coats off and worked for me, and 1 am appreciative of it, too, but I have been out of politics now for over a year, ex cepting during the convention which has just adjourned, and I shall not play at it any Longer. It takes time, money, patience and endurance to fight politi cal battles in a big field like Dakota, and I am now interested only in making a little money to keep me when I get too old to fight and make enemies. Be sides, 1 want to stay at home and get acquainted with my family." Col. Gale says: "In leaving Wash ington I go with the assurance that Da kota will be admitted as a whole. I have combined pleasure with business here, ana have greatly enjoyed myself both in society and politics. 1 find that Gov. Church is all powerful with the ad ministration. I am a member of his staff, and have been appointed a trustee by him for the Yankton asylum. Our relations are cordial, and 1 have never forgotten that fact in my relations while here with the paesident.Secretary Vilas and Postmaster General Dickinson. Judge Bangs, of Grand Forks, was knocked out because he depended on M. H. Day. Gov. Church had Spilman ap pointed to the Devil's Lake laud office. The governor also knocked out all aspirants for the Mitchell land office and had Rowley appointed. After a while M. H. Day will learn that Church is governor of Dakota and is running its appointments.' l - Booming Sherman. Special to the Globe. Washington', Feb. 24.— Frank Hat ton, of the New York Press, arrived this morning and will be here uut'4 ***1 t * " * • • Monday, He is John Sherman's mouth- I niece in the Empire state, and is busily explaining to political managers that Sherman is the only man who can carry Now York. He also slates that while Conkling would support Sherman, there is no certainty that he would support Allison or any other Republican candi date. lie does not mention any one of note as a voucher for Coukling's Repub licanism. Mr. Hatton was on the Boor of the senate, and made a point of visit ing correspondents in the press gallery and telling them of Sherman's great ex pectations. ERRONEOUSLY CERTIFIED. Lands in Minnesota Wrongly Cer tified to Certain Railroads. Washington', Feb! 24.— The secre tary of the interior has received a letter from the commissioner of the general land office transmitting two lists of landsTstated to have bee«i erroneously certified to the state of Minnesota for the benefit of the Winona & St. Peter and the St. Paul & Sioux City Railroad companies under the grant of March 3, ISS7. ln response the secretary directs that the railroad companies be notified that from the records of the general land ofliee it appears that said lands have been erroneously certified for their use, and that they will be allowed thirty days in which to show cause why pro ceedings should not be instituted to se cure their restitution. Ex-Prisoners' Pension Bill. Washington*, Feb. 24.— house committee on invalid pensions has de cided to report favorably the ex-pris oners of war pension bill. It grants a pension at the rates fixed by" law to all who were thirty days or more con fined in Confederate prisons, and then £2 a day outright for each day more than thirty they were so imprisoned. Favorable reports will also be made on the bills increasing the pension for total disabilities to $30 a month, and limiting the fee of examing surgeons to $2 for each case. Timber on Public Lands. Washington, Feb. 24.— secre tary of the interior has received a re port from Special Agent Mason, in which ii is charged that the Aver Lumber company of Flagstaff, Ariz., and the Arizona Lumber company, caused to be cut from the public lands in said terri tory 10,425,450 feet of timber and 25.177 railroad ties. The value of the timber at the mills is given as 6143,570, and of the ties at $10,000. Both civil and criminal proceedings against the parties named are recommended. A Cowardly Letter. Special to the Globe. Detroit, Mich., Feb. 24.— Jacob Lowenstein, head of the clothing house of Lowenstein it Co., which failed to-day because it could not pay §10,000, disap peared last Mouday and nothing was luaid from him until to-day, when his i wife received a letter bearing no date j but postmarked St. Paul. He said he j would never see her again, as he in tended to commit suicide. Business troubles are believed to have unbal anced his mind. Cullom Believes in Retaliation. Washington, Feb. 24— Senator Cul lom says his resolution of inquiry adopted by the senate to-day, calling for information with respect to the pro hibition placed by France upon the im portation of American products, has reference especially to hog products, and that the measure was offered with a view to considering the propriety of refusing to participate in the Paris"x hibition if France shows a disposi tion to continue her discrimination against us. Personal Mention. Special to the Globe. Washington, Feb. Hon. P. B. Winston and wife, of Minneapolis.leave to-morrow for their old home in Vir ginia, and will remain a month or more. Hon.P.H. Kelly will leave to-morrow for Florida and will remain several months for his health. Hon. Alex McKenzie, of Bismarck, is now in Baltimore, but is expected here Sunday afternoon. He is in very poor health, his lungs being fleeted. Pension Bills. Special to the Globe. Washington, Feb. 24.— Senator Davis introduced petition of thirty seven ex-soldiers of Dodge Center pray ing for the passage of the per diem pen sion bill ; also petition of Farmer Gil man and fifteen others for further pro tection of wool growing industries; also petition of Pierre Bottineau for a pension .of $50 per month; also a bill granting a pension to John Bush. Investigation Postponed. Washington, Feb. 24.— The investi gation into the matter of the inland transportation of immigrants from the port of New York, and hearing of the case of James C. Savery & Co. against the trunk lines, set for Feb. 1, 18*8, at room 43, United States court house New "1 ork city, have been postponed by the commission to Feb. 28, 1888, at the same place. The Minority Reports. Special to the Globe. Washington, Feb. 24.— The minority of the house committee on territories to day completed their reports on Baker's bill for the admission of South Dakota and the Gilford bill for North Dakota, and will present both reports to-morrow or Monday if time be given. The Lottery Bill Defeated. Washington, Feb. 24.— The bill pro hibiting newspapers containing lottery advertisements from transmission through the mails was defeated in the house committee on postoffices to-day. The vote stood 7 to 0. Trust Resolution Defeated. Washington, Feb. 24.— The house resolution authorizing an investigation of the sugar trust in New York was to day reported with a recommendation that it lie on the table. Harris Confirmed. Washington, Feb. 24.— The senate confirmed Knute O. Harris receiver of public moneys at Fergus Falls, Minn. Hopkins Dying. Cincinnati, Feb. 24.— Capt. J. M. Wise and Chris Kinsinger" have made application to Judge Sage, of the United States court, for an order to remove Benjamin E. Hopkins from the county jail to his home to allow.him to die sur rounded by his family, and promising to pay the cost of such watchmen as would be required to keep him safely. His honor directed Dr. Howling, the government surgeon, to report to him upon Mr. Hopkins' condition. The court to-day announced that the surgeon's re port indicated no immediate occasion for apprehension of death in Mr. Hop kins' case, and remarking that it was the duty of the court to execute the law and to protect the general public rather than to consider the comfort of individ uals, refused to mak» the order as re quested, SAINT PAUL, MINN. SATURDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 25, 1888.— TWELVE PAGES. AN EXPECTED TIE UP. Engineers and Firemen on the C, B. & Q. Ordered to Quit Work. Which Will Tie Up the Road From Council Bluffs to Chicago. Another Railroad to Be Built From the Missouri to St. Paul. A Good Showing Made by the Northern Pacific in Its Earnings. Chicago, Feb. Possibly to-mor row the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy railroad will be tied up from one end to the other. Freight as well as passenger traffic will be stopped, and most of the switch engines will be abandoned. The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen have decided upon a strike as a last resort to enforce their demands upon the railroad company, and as both organizations are very strong on this road, as well as elsewhere, they confi dently expected to tie up the road com pletely and to win the strike. This step derives its import ance not only from the large interests involved if the strikers succeed in paralyzing one of the biggest railroads of the West, but because of late it has been generally accepted that the locomotive engineers were so un alterably opposed to strikes that no conjunction of circumstances could be imagined that would induce the mem mers to resort to that means. The res olution of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy men is a general surprise. A few days ago Chief Arthur startled the labor world by the announcement that it was the intention of his organization to do away with classified wages and make the PAY OF ALL MEN THE SAME for the same work without reference to the length of time they had been em ployed by the company". Thus" the lo comotive engineers, hitherto considered the most conservative labor organiza tion of the country, placed itself, in the matter of wages, on the same ground as the most "advanced" trades unions. The conclusion to do away with all classification in the wages of engineers — and it may be added here that the fire men are acting in concert with them throughout— was reached by the broth erhood at its session in Chicago last October, ami a resolution was adopted to enforce this new plan all over the United States wherever the organization was strong enough to do so. This proviso was so added for the purpose of avoiding a conflict where the organization was sure to be beaten. The principal reason for this step, as Mr. Arthur explains, was that the railroads were beginning to dis charge men who had been in the service a long time and were drawing better pay and to put in their places men who were not veterans in the trade, but were capable of doing the work just as well and willing to take lower wag The result was that engineers of long experience had difficulty in getting work, and the general standard of wages was reduced. The same applied to the firemen, who got 55 to (50 per cent of the pay of the engineers. After several months of labor the men have succeeded in introducing a uniform scale of wages for all engineers on the road service on the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul, the Chicago & Northwest ern, the Chicago & Alton, the Wabash, the Chicago & Atlantic, the Atchison, Topek a <te Santa Fe, and other Western lines. The new scale is '6)4 cents a mile for freight engineers and 00 per cent for the firemen. All their nego tiations WERE SUCCESSFUL until they called on the Chicago, Bur lington & Quincy road. For three weeks past a committee of the en gineers and firemen of that road, with Chief Arthur of the engineers, and Grand Master Sargeant, of the fire men, at the head have been negotiating with General Manager Stone and Super intendent Bessler to bring about a simi lar arrangement to those on the other roads. At present the Chicago, Bur lington & Quincy is working under an arrangement made last year with Vice President Potter. It makes special ar rangements with its men by the trip, paying a certain amount for a trip from Chicago to Galesburg, or from Aurora to Chicago, or wherever it may be, and the engineers complain that they get the worst of this arrangement. The of ficials of the railroads claimed that to grant the demands of the engineers and firemen would greatly increase their expenses by advancing the average of their wages and refused to accede to it. The committee of the Chicago. Burling ton & Quincy men considered the mat ter among themselves, and this morning announced to Arthur and Sargeant that they had decided TO call OUT all the engineers and firemen on the road as far as the two brotherhoods con trolled them The number of engineers and firemen on the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy is about 1,500, which is about evenly divided between the two trades. "I have given the official sanction of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engi neers to the resolution of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy men," said Chief Arthur this evening, "because I think they have asked nothing but what is right and fair. We have asked no more than the other roads have granted, and if they can grant it, there is no reason why the Chicago. Burlington & Quincy cannot. They claim that it would largely increase their expenses. Ido not believe it would. It would average the wages of the men, and pos sibly advance the average a little, but it would be very little, and the road could well afford it, as well as all the trunk lines can." "Do you think that if the men are called out it will tie up the road from end to end?" "I do, decidedly. Our organization is strong on the Chicago, Burlington _ Quincy, and 1 do not think they can get men to fill our places." General Manager Stone, of the Chi cago, Burlington & Quincy, could not be found to-day, and at his office it was said he would not speak about the sub ject. Supt. Peasly is out of the city. EASTERN LINES. Heroic Measures to Prevent the Western War Affecting Eastern Lines. ' -i : -/. Chicago, Feb. 24.— Chairman Blanch ard, of the Central Traffic association, threatens to take heroic measures to prevent the Western war affecting East era Hues. Some ©fJ&e latter have been '*■ ■ . -"-- - *- — rfjj... "•_ *"" participating in joint tariffs which re duced their proportions from Chicago to tiie seaboard from '27}. to 20c, and to day Mr, Blanchard sent the following notice to Western lines: "On behalf of the joint committee, and as its vice chairman, I respectfully give notice that the reduced tariffs being published from points in lowa and Nebraska, which are in violation of recent agree ments, and are based approximately on 20c east of Chicago, are issued without proper authority, and the companies in interest reserve the right to decline the right to receive property at these prices, to advance the billing to the tariff rates, and to charge their proper proportion of the- agreed rates based on the authorized scale. On be half of these lines, I request without admitting any responsibility during their continuance that the re quisite legal notice for the withdrawal of such rates be promptly issued. I issue this notice by authority and re quest of Chairman Fink." It was tele graphed here from New York this morning that the Chicago & Alton was quoting a rate on Colorado and Utah business, which gave that line only 20 cents on first-class freight of this character from Chicago to the Missouri river. The competing roads at once wired their agents to make the same rate on this class of business, and to morrow they will all drop the local rate, Chicago to Missouri river points to 20 cents, a cut of 7 cents below the prevail ing rate. The other classes will remain the same, that is, first and second-class 20 cents, third 17. fourth 14& and fifth 11}^. The Chicago, Burlington '& Quincy officials to-day vigorously denied that they have been discriminating against Chicago. They say that the" Burling ton's through tariffs from lowa, Mis souri, Nebraska and Kansas points are made on grain the sum of their pub lished local tariff to Chicago— that is. the local tariff to Chicago on corn and oats is 12 cents per hundred from lowa, Missouri and Eastern Nebraska points. This is the same as the rates made to East St. Louis. Beardstown and Peoria, and it constitutes the basis of the through rate to Atlantic seaboard points. The Burlington claims that no other Western or Northwestern road has yet reduced local to Chicago, and conse quently any through rates made by them to the seaboard are, as charged, discriminations against Chicago. A ST. PAUL FEEDER. The St. Paul, New Ulm & South western Road Incorporated and Officers Chosen. The St. Paul, New Ulm & South western Railway company was orga nized yesterday afternoon at the Mer chants hotel, the following gentlemen being the incorporators: W. S, Timber lake and C. W. Perry, of St. Paul; W. C. Bredenhagen and J. S. Nelson, of Carver; George F. Faber, Chaska; M. Mullen, William Pfender, Joseph Eck stein and Ed G. Koch, of New Ulm. These gentlemen constitute the first board of directors. The following offi cers were elected: President, W. C. • Bredenhagen; vice president, Col. William Pfender, of New Ulm; treas urer, W. S. Timberlake, of St. Paul; secretary, Joseph A. Eckstein, of New Ulm. The road that it is intended to build runs from Hopkins parallel with the Minneapolis & St. Louis road to Cliaska and Carver, thence on the west side of the Minnesota river midway be tween the Omaha and the Pacific divis ion of the Minneapolis & St. Louis road to New Ulm, and thence to the lowa coal fields, to some point on the Mis souri river. RAILROAD EARNINGS. The Northern Pacific Makes a Splendid Showing for the Third Week in February. Below will be found the earnings of the Northern Pacific road for the third week in February, compared with the corresponding week last year. It will be observed from the figures that there lias been a gain of nearly 100 per cent in business over the same period in 1887, as follows: 1838. 1887. Increase Freight $175,537 $87,432 §88,405 Passenger? . . . 63,230 32.750 30,834 Total 254,319 130,485 117,834 ST. PAUL & DULUTH. The earnings of the St. Paul & Du luth road for the third week in February wereslS,o7s; for the last three weeks, £58,000: from the Ist of January to the end of the third week, §125,854. Canadian Pacific Rates. New York, Feb. 24.— At the meeting of the passenger agents of the trunk lines to-day the Canadian Pacific rates were established, to take effect after March 1. From that date the emigrant fares by this road will be the same as that of the American lines. On first class passengers to San Francisco there will be a differential of ?10 and $5 on second class. Some time was also spent in fixing rates for people going to the educational convention in San Francisco in July. It will be one fare for the round trip. Fares to the convention of the Knights of Pythias to be held at Cincinnati July 12 at one and one-half fare for the round trip. Arrangements were also made for the great meeting of singing societies to be held in Baltimore July 30. One fare will pass for the round trip on all the trunk lines. Spe cial trains will be run to accommodate passengers. Telegraphed a Denial. Chicago, Feb. Vice President Smith, of the Atchison. Topeka & Santa Fe railway, telegraphs a denial of the report sent out from Albuquerque yes terday to the effect that the St. Louis & San Francisco company was about to as sume the joint management with the Atchison company of the Atlantic & Pacific railway. He says the manage ment will continue, as it has been, un der the control of the Atchison. lhe officers of the two companies recently made a tour of inspection over the line of the Atlantic & Pacific to determine what improvements were necessary to meet the requirements of their rapidly increasing business, and that probably was the basis of the Albuquerque dis patch. A Resignation. Special to the (ilobe. <- ' Ashland, Wis., Feb. 24.— J. S. Jones,: superintendent of the Lake Shore Ash land branch, has resigned to accept the Western management of the Columbus and Hocking Coal company. Chips From the Ties. The Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul has had a survey made for a bridge at Chamber lain. Dak., and it is belived the road is pre paring for an extension to the Black Hills as soon as the Sioux reservation is opened. The Manitoba and the Northern Pacific have fixed the excursion rates to Helena at; $56, and to Great Falls at 847.50, good for four months. Tickets will be put on sale March 1. It is generally conceded now that Mr. Dixon went to Minneapolis to investigate the* alleged cutting of passenger rates In con-' nection with the blowers of glass. . r, i The Milwaukee & St. Paul has issued a new tariff on hard and soft coal Irom Chicago, Milwaukee and Racine to points in Minne sota, lowa and Dakota. >; ./- ' . -•, Chief Engineer Hendricks, of the Northern Pacific, left for thefaciHc coast last night. | Mr. Ilanley, of the St. Paul _ Kansas City,' has returned from Chicago. ..< f IT WAS NOTTASCOTT The Man Arrested in Missouri Not the Chicago Mur derer. A New Line of Action to Be Adopted by the Chicago Police. Sheriff Bates Says He Saw Tascott in Louisville Yesterday. A Queer Abduction Case Re ported From New York City. Special to the Globe. Chicago, Feb. 24.— Chief of Police Hubbard received a dispatch to-night from Detective Aldrich, who was sent to Lebanon, Mo., to identify the man ar rested there as Tascott, the Snell mur derer. The dispatch simply said: "Wrong man. Leave for Chicago at 11 o'clock with picture." "Just as I thought," said Chief Hub bard when he had read the dispatch through several times. "I had hopes of better news." "I thought we had Tascott, sure," said Inspector Bonfield, "and I was jus tified in thinking so, considering the tone of the dispatches we received last night." It is stated that a new line of action will now be adopted in the search for Tascott. Some of the police officials believe Tascott lias not left the city, but is hidden here by his friends, who are looking after his" wel fare until they can arrange to get him out of the country without danger to him or themselves. The police, there fore, while following up closely the out side clues, will devote a good deal of their time to a thorough, systematic search of Chicago and its environs. IX LOUISVILLE. A Man Who Knows Tascott Says Ho Saw Him in Louisville Yes terday. Louisville, Ky., Feb. That übiquitous but elusive individual, Tas cott, who was reported to have been ar rested yesterday at Lebanon, Mo., is said to have been seen again, and this time iv Louisville. Deputy Sheriff Jerry Bates, as is his custom, went to Keisker's restaurant on Third street this morning for his breakfast, and, while eating, observed there a man and woman, . seemingly strangers in the city. There was nothing suspicious in their appearance or manners, however. They were well dressed but quiet in their manner. The | man had light, close-cropped hair in j j pompadour style, and. had a little light mustache. His eyes and- nose were rather prominent, and he resembles much the picture of millionaire Shell's murderer, published yesterday in the Evening Times. The woman's appear ance was not particularly noted, except that she was evidently a stranger here. The man's face struck the deputy as being strangely familiar, and suddenly it flashed into his mind that he was Tascott, whom he had taken to the Frankfort peniten tiary in 1880 for the unlawful appro priation of a lot of tickets of the Florida Southern railroad, which he had tried to dispose of here to a ticket broker. Mr. Bates' first impulse was to place the people under arrest. Taking second thought as to the complications that might arise if it were a case of mis taken identity, he desisted, and after loitering about the restaurant until there was no apparent .excuse for his remaining, he left. He could not dismiss the matter from his mind, however, in spite of his having heard of Tascott's supposed ar rest in Missouri, and finally went back to the restafrrant, but was "chagrined to find that they had gone. He immedi ately put detectives on the track of the .parties to find out who they were and their business here, and was somewhat mortified to think that he had not ap prehended them and taken chances as to identity. He feels positive now that the man was no other than Tascott him self. V CRAZY KIDNAPER. A New York Printer Kidnaps a Girl for the Purpose of Obtain ing a Reward. New York, Feb. 24.— Friday evening last Gertie, the fifteen-year-old daugh ter of R. J. Walker, a leading and pros perous citizen of Osceola, visited a young friend in the town, after prom ising her mother that she would return home early. The girl left her friend at 8:30 in the evening and was on her way home when, near an old deserted build ing, she was seized, a shawl pulled over her shoulders and head and she was dragged into the cellar. Her hands were then bound and she was told that if she made any outcry she would be killed. She was asked if she knew who had her: upon her replying in the nega tive she was told that he captor was one Will Greenwalt. Then her captor, keeping the shawl tight over her head, led her out and up several streets, finally taking her into the building in which the age Earner's Journal is printed. Her captor leaving her, Gertie made no outcry, but obtaining a knife from her pocket by pulling her dress around, cut the coids that bound her, for the ab ductor had tied her ankles together and laid her on a pile of exchanges. After freeing herself, which she accomplished just as morning dawned, Gertie escaped from the building and ran home. SHE TOLD HER STORY not omitting to state that no violence had been done to her person; and then she was prostrated by fright and nerv ousness. While she had been tied in the Wage Earners' Journal office the whole town had turned out to hunt for her. The factories blew their whistles, the town bells were rung and the neigh bors ran hither and thither looking in all sorts of places, expecting to find her dead body. Her father, happening to look in the cellar of the deserted build ing, found there his child's hood and partly eaten stick of candy. This aroused the worst suspicions, and be lieving that tramps had kid napped the girl, word was sent to adjoining towns so that the abduc tors .might not escape. Then editor Kinsloeiidvanced the theory that it was not the work of tramps, that the deed had been committed by some one in town, that the child, either dead or alive, would be found in town, and sug gested that the mayor call a meeting, offer a reward, send word to neighbor ing towns and then make ; A THOROUGH SEARCH of every building in town. The plan was about to be adopted when.as before detailed, the child returned, and from •searching for Gertie the scene in an instant changed to a wild chase for the abductor. W. A. Kinsloe, the eldest son of the editor of the Wage Earners' Journal, aged eighteen years, was the guilty one. He eluded his pursuers until noon, when he was captured and lodged in jail, that course being thought advisable on account of the excited condition of the people. He was unarmed, and did not even own a pistol. He asserts that he never thought of doing the girl any violence, his only purpose being to hide her until a reward was offered for her return. How he was to obtain the money without criminating himself he seems not to have considered, the scheme having been worked out so far as obtaining possession of the girl and the securing of a hiding place. After placing her in the building, and still somewhat under the effects of liquor, he, in order to wear off its effects, ran twice to the school house and back, to the depot and back— than a mile then home, where he kept tally for sev eral games of dominoes a few lady guests were playing. Then he retired. Preparing for a Wedding Trip. Cincinnati, Feb. Joseph Schae fer, leaf tobacco warehouse man of Dayton, 0., was here yesterday looking after Albert Wallenstein, who a few days ago presented to Mr. Schaefer for discount three notes of the Enter prise Carriage company, of this city, ag gregating 81,825. Mr. Schaefer dis counted them and afterward was in formed by the Enterprise Carriage com pany that the notes were forgeries. Mr. Wellenstein's parents were seen and they said Albeit was in Dayton. They are very worthy people and were astonished when told what was wanted with their son. They could only ac count for his conduct by the fact that he was soon to be married to a wealthy Jewess of Dayton and needed money to prepare for a a proposed European wed ding tour. AVhipped by Bald Knobbers. St. Louis, Feb. 24.— About three miles from Springfield, Mo., the Bald Knob bers resumed their brutal practice of whipping offending neighbors. The victims of the assault were Albert Adair and his brother-in-law, L .J. Kenworthy, who were called out of their home about 3 o'clock this morning and were pounced upon by five neighbors, whom they recognized, and carried to a tree near the house, where they were whipped with hickory switches. To day the assailants were arrested. nQ> ; GONE UP IN SMOKE. Nearly $100,000 Worth of Prop erty Burned Up in Pittsburg. Pittsburg, Pa., Feb. 24.— fire on New Grant street about 7 o'clock this evening destroyed nearly 8100,000 worth of property, and for a time threatened destruction to an entire block. About the hour mentioned flames were seen issuing from a large three-story iron clad building, owed by Peet & Co. and occupied by a number of grain and commission merchants. The fire had already gained considerable headway, and by the time the engines arrived the building, together with two three-story buildings adjoining, were ablaze.and in less than half an hour were in ashes. The Second Presbyterian church, Oak Alley church and Pan handle railroad sheds, in the immediate vicinity, caught lire several times from the intense heat, but through the good work of the firemen they were saved with little damage. The loss was dis tributed as follows: J. M. Peet & Co., 131,000: Walter llornung & Co., grain dealers, $5,000; Shoemaker & Co., grain dealers, $7,000; Henry Kemmler &Co., coffee roasters, $30,000; Orchard Pre serving company, 123,000; Panhandle Railroad company, §500. The Peet building was insured for 820,000. The insurance on the other properly could not be learned, but will probably reach half the loss. The fire is supposed to have been caused by a defective flue. ■•» THE CROWN PRINCE. His Condition Again "Worse — A Critical Operation to be Per formed. Berlin*, Feb. 24.— empress' anxiety over the condition of the crown prince has thrown her into a state of nervous excitement which is becoming alarming to her physicians. She has lately become unable to shed tears and continues in that state, despite all efforts to produce a reaction. The emperor constantly implores his physician to permit him to journey to San Remo. Dr. Bergman has tele graphed from San Remo to Prof. Vir chow that the crown prince went out upon the balcony twice to-day in opposi tion to his advice, the result being that he took a slight cold and contracted an irritating cough. It is stated that a critical operation is to be performed upon the crown prince at San Remo to morrow. Prof. Gebhardt, of Vienna, is expected at San Remo to-morrow night to consult with the crown prince's physicians. —» A Cigarette Victim. Special to tne Globe. Cleveland, 0., Feb. James Copeley, a barkeeper employed in this city, died to-day from the excessive use of cigarettes. He was a man of fine physique, but for years has smoked cigarettes, constantly inhaling the smoke. Yesterday he was found on the floor of his place of business, uncon scious. He was removed to the hos pital, where he died to-day. His physi cians say that his system was fairly soaked through and through with nico tine, and that his heart and lungs were affected in consequence. Copely was twenty-seven years of age. m* Returned in Good Humor. Pittsburg, Pa., Feb. 24.-The Chi cago delegation to the national Demo cratic committee passed through the city to-day on their return home from Washington. They were in the best of humor and their enthusiasm over there suit of the meeting was so great that it was evident they were thoroughly pledged to the Cleveland party, which they had helped to sustain in the chang ing of the date for holding the conven tion, and in defeating the California faction by selecting St. Louis. -^m* A Missing Bridegroom. Tiffin, 0., Feb. 24.— Joseph Sohn, a prominent young clerk, left the city suddenly on Tuesday night, for parts unknown, sending the keys of the store back by mail. He was to have been married to a very estimable young lady of this city Wednesday evening, and she is almost distracted by his deser tion. He has always borne an excellent reputation, and people are greatly sur prised at his action. Pennsylvania Floods. , Lancaster, Pa., Feb. 24.— Great fears are entertained that the great Pennsylvania railroad bridge over the Susquehanna river at Columbia will be carried away to-night. - The water is now up to the bridge floor and the river is still rising/Another flood is an nounced to be coming from up the river, and when this arrives it is feared the bridge, which Is a mile and a quarter long, will not be able to withstand it. IT WAS UIG FAKE, The Needham-Connolly Fight Disgusts a Crowd of Sports. The Bean Eater Weakens in the Sixth and Refuses to Continue. Black Frank and Connors Fight a Ten-Round Draw. The Marine Knocks Con Riley Out— Other Sporting News. Special to the Globe. Ashland, Wis., Feb. 24.— One hun dred citizens of Ashland were induced to-night to nay So apiece to witness the rankest prize fight that ever occurred here. Danny Needham, of St. Paul, and Jim Connolly, of Boston, the former lightweight and the latter middleweight, were to fight with two ounce gloves to a finish. The Bostonian weighed twenty pounds more than his opponent, though Needham was the favorite. They fought well for six rounds, with the exception of the second, when Connolly received a left-hander on the jaw, and it was called a knock-out. John 11. Clark, of St. Paul, acted as referee. Needham was seconded by Mike Con ley. Paddy McDonald, of Duluth, seconded Con nolly. The first round began with hard blows by both men. It was give and take, and both went down together at the start. Connolly, however, had the best of the round, knocking Needham down twice by stinging left-handers on the jaw and neck. Needham took nun ishment like a little man, and at* the close got in two good ones on Connolly's jaw and neck. In the second Needham laid his man out by a very easy blow on the jaw and he "tried to keep on his back, but the crowd wouldn't have it. He was dragged to his feet, and in the third, fourth and fifth fought like a tiger, but Needham was on his mettle and made it interesting work. The crowd then believed they were to see a fight, when suddenly, at the opening of the sixth round, the beaneater flew under the ropes and persisted in staying there, although he showed no signs of pun ishment. Needham ,vas fresh at the close, though showing the most punish ment. He was ready to proceed and won the admiration of the crowd. A party who saw the Meyer-Gilmore fight thinks Needham will stand no show with Meyer. A shower of curses fol lowed the wind up, and a well known sport took the stage and denounced the affair as a big fake, and asked the crowd to follow him and demand a return of their money. ■---.. A DRAW. The -Fight at Duluth Between • Dormer and Black Frank a Draw. Special to the Globe. DuLUTir, Minn., Feb. About 300 people saw J. P. Dormer and Black Frank tight ten rounds at the Duluth theater to-night, and although Referee Slim Sullivan, of Ashland, decided it a draw, there were many claims in the audience that it should have been given to Dormer. Charles Gleason seconded Dormer and Allcock did the same for Frank. Frank Hayes and Jim Murnaiie, of Duluth, were timekeepers. First Round— led. the fighting by an attempt to reach Dormer with his left, but they clinched and before sep arating Dormer caught Frank on the nose and struck two severe blows. They came together again, Frank forcing the fighting and again getting a counter on the mouth and nose. . Second Round— Dormer's left cheek caught a hard blow, but Frank's nose and mouth were reached twice in suc cession, showing blood. Both clinched again. Frank fell with Dormer on top. The frequent clinching gave Dormer a slight advantage, as every time they separated, or just before separating, Frank's stomach caught severe punish ment. V Third Round— Dormer fell, but jumped up lively and reached Frank's wide-open mouth, causing a fresh sup-, ply of blood to decorate the hands of" the referee in parting them. Frank led for Dormer twice, but failed to reach him, except for a short blow. A very heavy right-hander from Dormer sent Frank two feet away, almost against the door in the rear of the stage. Fourth Bound— Dormer landed short on Frank's face. Frank caught Dormer on the neck with his right. Both fell twice, Dormer always on top. Fifth Bound— Dormer seemed a little winded, more so than Frank.and honors were easy for a few passes, but Dormer protected himself better than Frank. The close of the round showed little ad vantage. The sixth, seventh and eighth rounds were of like character. Dormer seemed to recover his wind and pun ished Frank severely, but the latter stood it well and came up smiling ev ery time. After one and two passes and clinch and falls, Frank's mouth and nose showed signs of severe hand ling every time. Dormer's nose was cut, and his left eye showed rough treatment. Frank bled continuously all the time. The ninth and tenth rounds were tame; neither was forcing the fighting, but each staying well. Frank was much the worst punished of the two, but it seemed to nave little effect or him. At the close of the ninth round Dor mer said: "You wish it was the tenth, don't you?" "No," said Frank. "I will fight you." Before the referee's decision was announced a shout for Dormer went up; in fact, Dormer had been the favorite all through. While Frank was pounded much worse than Dormer, he stood it so well that there was little, if any, difference in the men's condition at the finish. KNOCKED OUT IN THE SECOND. The Marine Knocks Con Riley Out in the Second Round. Special to the Globe. Dayton, 0., Feb. 24.— There was a lively fight here to-night between La blanche, the Marine, and Con Riley. The fight was six rounds, two ounce gloves, for 75 and 25 per cent of the gate receipts. Patsy Kerrigan seconded the Marine and Ike English for Riley. James Holt was referee, and Pete Nolan and Dock Tanndr timekeep ers. There was an audience of sports from everywhere. The men stripped in great form, and time was called at 11:15 and the men came together cau tiously. Riley soon became eager, and hit his man three or four times hard, and his friends were en couraged. The Marine countered with force twice, and then they rushed at HOW DUDES DANCE! ! Gossip About St. Paul's Yonp.g Men in the SUNDAY GLOBE. To-Morrow's Issue a Stunner NO. 56. each other like a hurricane, and when separated each had respect for his an tagonist. Riley's friends were satis fied with the round, but when he got to his corner he was puffing too much. The opening of the second round was to Riley's ad vantage, for he got in on the Marine's knob several times, and then the Marine made short work of him. The Marine had been studying his man and reaching for his neck. He partly knocked and tripped Riley down. Then as soon as he was on his feet dealt him a terrific Mow with his left on the neck and knocked him clear off his feet, and five seconds later caught him with his right and sent Riley to grass the third time, and it was easily seen that Riley had no earthly show, for he was greatly overmatched. Riley got up and was game, but the Marine went at him with sledge-hammer blows, and with his right struck Riley a holy terror under the left ear that knocked him sick, and when he got up blood came from hi- nose and mouth and he fainted. Coming to, Riley in a dazed and sick condition reached his corner and the referee pro nounced him a whipped man. Fought Ten Rounds. nEssviLLE, Ind., Feb. 24.— prize fight between Miller and Joe Searight, two colored men, took place here last night, which was witnessed by about 150 from Chicago. The men were fight ing for a purse, which was raised among those present. Miller weighs 155 pounds and Searight 130. In the first round Miller took the lead and forced the work, Searight keeping away. At the call of time in the second round Sea right rushed at his man, and, missing him, fell down and injured his right hand. The men fought eight more rounds, when Searight, finding his hand so badly hurt, gave in, and Miller was declared the winner. Killen "Will Visit Peoria. Pat Killen has accepted an invita tion, extended by Leavitt. proprietor of the Standard theater, Peoria. 111., to meet a local slugger in a four-round con test, to be fought in that city in the near future. Killen has notified Leavitt that he will go any time next week, and bring a man with him to take the place of the Peoria man in case the latter doesn't come to time. Cardiff has lately fought several contests in Peoria, and the patrons of the Standard are anxious to have one or more exhibitions by Killen. McKeown -Cardiff. Special to the Globe. Winnipeg; Feb. 21.— McKeown, of Winnipeg, says Patsy Cardiff, of St. Paul, has signified a willingness to visit Winnipeg if a match -can be made for half a dozen rounds with the former. Bell Boy Sold. New Yoke, Feb. 24.— Detroit spe cial says: United States Senator Stock bridge, of Michigan, to-day sold his noted stallion Bell Boy to Frankfort (Kv.) par ties for $35,000. Last year Senator Stockbridge purchased him from sena tor Stanford, of California, for $5,000. To-days's price is the highest ever be fore paid for a three-year-old. The Bicyclers. Philadelphia, Feb. 24.— Following is the score at the end of the fifth day in the bicycle race (sixty hours): Dingley, 780 miles: Knapp. 778; Hol lingsworth, 767; McDowell. T.X: Ashin ger, 000; Rhodes, 638; Whittaker, 320; Neilson, 277; Crocker 190. Sports, Limited. Hornung is irreconcilable so far as <n£: Wise is concerned. He -ays: "He tried to break up my family by" petting me into tcrapes. My wife knows "him too well, and, of course, would not take any stock in him, or what he had to si v. she drove him out ox the house one 'lay last summer, and .-•- soon as I learned of the fact I ceased to speak to him. I have positive proof that it was he who started that rumor last winter that I was to be sold or exchanged. ft was done to make me dissatisfied with the local manage ment. Furthermore, bam Wise baa done everything in hi- power to injure my reputa tion." Manager Gooding, of Minneapolis, has signed Fred Keh-e, a local amateur pitcher. ■ An Indiana Cyclone. Evansville, Ind., Feb. 24.— About 5 o'clock this evening a storm visited Haubstadt. sixteen miles north of this city, in Gibson county, on the Evans ville _ Torre Haute railroad, doing con siderable damage to property. Barns were blown down and live stock killed, dwellings were unroofed and trees blown across the railroad track. Telegraph wires are down and the extent of the loss cannot be learned to-night. No persons were killed or injured so far as known. At Milltown. a station on the Air line, be tween Louisville and Huntingburg, a waterspout burst and flooded the track, making it very dangerous for the run ning of trains. Considerable damage is also reported. No news of a clone in Princeton has been received here. Trains are all delayed. m* A Chicago Bugaboo. Chicago, Feb. Something very much like oil has been struck in the water tunnel shaft on the lake front, and. as a natural consequence, there is no little excitement manifested in the ultimate outcome. A constant stream of water and quicksand three inches in diameter is pouring out of the shaft and through a small wooden trough wends its snaky-like way to the lake. The water is almost completely covered with a black, oily substance, which, when skimmed oft and put by itself, soon forms into a soft, pliable cake re sembling a black sponge. The odor from this, however, bears no resem blance to that of petroleum, and the men around the shaft are puzzled. Terrible Suffering. Chicago, Feb. Mayor Roche re ceived a telegram to-day from a member of the Mt. Vernon relief committee who has just returned there. He says the suffering is simply indescribable. A severe rain storm "is raging, and the people are huddled together in barns and must have immediate assistance. The mayor received additional subscrip tions amounting to about f4OO to-day. To Fight Sugar Trusts. San Francisco, Feb. 24.— au thentic statement is made here to-day that the sugar syndicate formed to right the Eastern trust has been finally com pleted, and. it is stated, will commence with a paid up capital of §10,000,000. Those outside of California parties prin cipally interested are in New York, Boston, Baltimore, Jersey City and Philadelphia. Means and Dc Camp Indicted. Cincinnati, 0., Feb. 24.— Tho United States grand jury reported to-night and the report is locked up in the safe of Judge Sage's office. It has been ad mitted by the United States district at torney that Hon. William Means, late president, and Mr. De Camp, late cash ier of the Metropolitan bank, have been indicted. What the specific charges in the indictments are has not been made known.