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READERS OF NEXT FRIDAY'S GLOBE Will Be Deeply Interested in the Opening Chapters of the Romance, "By Lake Pepin's Waters." A Thrilling Story of the MISSISSIPPI VALLEY! Love and Tragedy Commingled Written Expressly for the Globe. NEXT FRIDAY'S ISSUE. mm TO-DAY'S WEATHER. Washington, May 22, la. in.— Michi gan and Wisconsin: Cooler, preceded by slightly warmer weather in Lower Michi gan; fairwcathei. followed in Upper Michi gan - and Wisconsin by rain; light to fresh easterly winds. For Minnesota, Eastern and Southwestern Dakota: Slightly warmer, fol lowed by cooler, fair weather, preceded by rain in southern portions; light to fresh vari able winds. For lowa and Nebraska : Local rains, preceded by fair weather; in Eastern lowa slightly cooler, followed by warmer; fresh to brisk variable winds. GENERAL OBSERVATIONS. St. Paul, May 21.— The following obser vations were made at B:4 S p. in., local time: " = si k 5 res*'! 2. = X te§ j 3*£ i] te'S s"q Place of =5' =g 1 Place of = 8 5 * Obs'vation. == ,f- Obs'vation. g= ~& » "== | T5 o * o i o • o r* I ; 1 1 »t ■ *■* St. Paul.... -'.'.-- CO, Helena.. .. ! 29.5S 00 Duluth 30.03 40 Ft. 5u11y. .129.80 60 La Crosse. 29.00 66 Fort Garry 30.02 50 Ft. Totten .:. .Minncdosa 29.98 53 Huron 29.80 541 Hedic'e 11. 20.86 43 Moorhead Qu' A p" lie. 29.94 50 Bismarck. 29.96 5! Calgary.: .. 29.86 46 Ft. Buford 29.98 •"><> S'ft Cnr'ntl29.96 46 Ft. Custer j , ! ... Edmonton. 29.60 34 -^»« Senator Davis thinks Blame means it, but our own "Tim" Byrnes till '"as 'opes." m The chamber of commerce is right. We do need a new public library, and we need it badly. ' mm Ten thousand Diinkards are in session in Indiana, and woe to the local printer who spells them with an "r." May, when symbolized hereafter, should be represented with a cold in her head and an umbrella in her hand. -«». Fob a man who says he's out of it Mr. Blame manages to keep his name pretty persistently before the public eye. -^»» The question of headquarters at the Conventions is not so important as the question regarding what they will con tain. The people's money, could not be spent in a better way than in providing the people with an adequate public library. Trey have had a frost in Illinois. Coming with the growth of the Demo cratic boom in that state, this is sig nificant. * Doubtless with some urging At torney Davis might be willing to take Washburn's . place as Minnesota's favorite son. m The Chicago Turners in denouncing anarchism and the anarchists reflect the sentiment of every honest workingman in the country. — .mm* Prohibition in Michigan seems to have received a body blow, but it is dis playing unmistakable signs of not being knocked out yet. Candidate Sherman's anxiety over Mr. Blame's intentions bids fair to thaw even his chilliness into something like summer heat. Ciiaska has gone to Chicago. By con trast with some of their distinguished townsmen the Chicagoans will find him very civilized indeed. — If the prospect for an extended ses sion of congress is confirmed, the Hon. Knute Nelson will not have to fall in a lake during this campaign. Minister McLaxk thinks war in Europe is inevitable. There is still room in this country for more desirable immigrants from Europe. Come early and avoid the rush. -«c— • It is said that fourteen Democrats will vote against the BULLS bill. The constituents of these gentlemen should refuse to part with them when the next election comes around. It seems as though the Republicans will not be satisfied unless Mr. Blame publishes his withdrawal in the form of an affidavit. But why this lack ot con fidence in the word of this most promi nent candidate? -«_». Having had a taste herself of the evils resulting from too much water, the Northwest ought to be in a position to sympathize generously with the" people to the south of us, whom the overflow-! ing Mississippi has rendered homeless. .—m — . A HYPOCRITICAL) PRETENSE. Cong an Mason, of Illinois,' is a fair sample of the latter day politician. In a speech in congress the other day, a speech that was more remarkable for coarseness and vulgarity than for wit or wisdom, lie apologized for his oppo sition to the Mills bill by saying that while he favored tariff reform he was opposed to allowing the Democrats to administer the medicine. There are some Republican leaders in Minnesota who pursue just about as asinin a course as Mr. Masox. They, are very free in their expressions favoring tariff reform, but when it comes to giving a practical demonstration of their faith they invari ably turn up on the other side. There are Republican politicians and Republican editors in this state who shout tariff reform when no elections are on hand, but whenever election time conies around they are found training with the protectionists. And, like Congressman Mason, they apolo gize for their apparent inconsistency by saying that they do not want the Demo crats to have the credit of bringing about tariff reform. ' And yet ' they know as well as they know any thing that tariff reform can never be wrought out through any other agency than the Democratic party. They know as well as they know their own names that the Republican party can never be anything else than the party of protec tion. Whenever the Republican party ceases to advocate protection it will cease to be the Republican party. So what is the use, then, of this silly excusd for dodging a straight, issue? The man who claims to be a tariff reformer and clings to the Republican party is held in public estimation as either a hypo crite or a fool. «*»» MILITARY INSTRUCTORS; An effort is making to increase the number of army officers annually de tailed for service in the various educa tioual institutions of the country. The number now so detailed is forty. It is proposed to double the number. Strange to say, the movement meets with some opposition. The reasons underlying the opposition are not apparent. The proposition is distinctly a meritorious one. It is an obvious fact that in time of great emergency, involving the placing of the nation in an attitude of defense, almost entire dependence must be placed upon the citizen soldiery. It is equally obvious that it is lor the best interests of the country to have that soldiery in the highest possible state of efficiency when it is called upon. Ot course the organization of the na tional guard and the various independ ent militia companies does a great deal toward bringing about this result, and must necessarily remain the means most to be relied upon. But the good work done by the militia might easily be sup plemented by governmental co-opera tion. There are many men who are potential soldiers who have not found it desirable or convenient to become mem bers of militia companies. Though when necessary these men would be- expected to offer • themselves as soldiers, yet both they and the service would labor under the disadvantage in volved in their lack of military training and knowledge. But almost every man has spent more or less of his youth at school. Had he received military train ing at that time, his value as a potential soldier would have been largely in creased. Exactly upon this basis is built the argument in favor of a more extended detail of army officers as military in structors in schools and colleges. Their service could easily be spared in the regular army, here the principal occu pation of the officers, outside of their routine duties, is the devising of ways and means for killing time. In the army they accomplish practically nothing; as military in structors they could not fail to accom plish a great 'deal of good. It would be well indeed if every school in the coun try possessing the. requisite number of students could organize a military com pany of which a regular army offi cer should be the commandant, and the country would be none the loser if every subaltern officer who is in the regular army should be assigned to such service. It is quite likely that such instruc tion will some day be extended to the public school system of the country. Certainly such a solution of the problem of making the national strength most effective is far more agreeable than that adopted by any other nation. mm EDMUNDS' SMALLNESS. Senator Edmunds, who until recently has represented Vermont in the na tional senate with distinguished ability and credit, is just now giving the coun try an exhibition of just how small an alleged statesman can be when he sets himself about it. Edmunds' smallness is being exhib ited in connection with the confirma tion of Mr. Fuller as chief justice. There is no question about Mr. Full er's ultimate confirmation. Enough Republican senators have announced their intention to vote for him to place that matter beyond the realm ol doubt. His qualifications have been examined, and have been found unexceptionable. In every way he has been proven worthy of the high honor . conferred upon him. But Senator Edmunds did not ap prove of his appointment. He is a Western man. That only is sufficient to constitute a crime in his eyes; but in addition he is a Democrat, and his eleva tion resulted in the discomfiture of one of the senator's personal friends, Hence his vindictiveness. As chairman of the judiciary committee Senator EDMUNDS can delay the reporting of Mr. Fuller's name virtually as -long as he pleases. The senate could of course, order that the report be made; but that bugbear" "senatorial courtesy," would prevent, even if it had the Inclination. In the meanwhile, that the' senator's spleen may be exhibited, the supreme court, already overcrowded with business, must remain handicapped by being de prived of much needed assistance, and every one having business before it must be inconvenienced. It is an exhibition of narrow-minded ness which does not well comport with the reputation Edmunds had gained. Mr. Fuller can much better afford to suffer from it than the Vermont senator can afford to suffer from the eventual consequences. ■«•» ; RETURN OF THE NATIVE. Ring forth the glad hurrah and let the tocsin sound. Hang all our banners on the outer wall and prepare for a season of joy and jollification. Buffalo Bill lias returned. He whom the London Court Journal knows as Hon. Col. William F. Cody is once more in our midst, heading his Wild West show, his companies of In dians and cowboys, as proudly ever Ro man conqueror did his legions. It is a proud time for William: He returns not only with the proud consciousness that he numbers upon Ids list of personal friends not only all the -aristocracy of England, but every member of. the royal family as well, including -the queen herself. r yi ';'_ ; 7 ... "V. y; ; "~ , He returns with . the happy thought that he is. hand and glove with all- those exalted "and more or less spoiled per sonages, the receiving from whom of a condescending nod of acquaintance is the summit of the ambition of 60 many alleged Americans. He returns,, and this is more to the. point, 'with over a million dollars of good English gold, THE SAINT PAUL DAILY GLOBE:: TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 22, 1838. and naturally enough he finds the world fair to look upon,' and his native land particularly prepossessing. Therefore let us hasten to/lo full honor to the modern William the .Conqueror. Let us congratulate him upon his res toration of the financial balance between England and America, seriously dis turbed by the number of American dollars which various ones of our trans- Atlantic cousins have succeeded iv coaxing from our pockets. Let us forgivingly overlook the de moralizing society in which the cable has told us Bison William spent so much time, and let us fittingly reward him for his patriotic service by electing him president of the American Anglo maniacs. ■•> NATIONAL PRESS. A Man of the World. Chicago Herald. There is probably no figure either in real life or in iiction quite so admirable as the well-dressed, self-poised man of the world, and both in real life and in fiction there have been some notable characters of that kind. Men who are always serene and quite sure of know ing their way, who go to their point as a bullet goes to its mark— men with power of eye, always equal to the occa sion no matter what befalls, and who carry victory over men and over events in their carriage and demeanor. Their world is the real stirring world of men and women all about us, and compre hends the survey of crime, vice and errors as well as truth, virtue and inno cence. They do not live in Arcady or Uptoplia,nor do they expect to find per fection anywhere but in heaven. They have the toleration which grows out of wisdom and are not cynical and austere, but charitable, a condition of mind in evitable to the just man who under stands humanity. They have withal the urbanity, the grace and manner,and calmness of mind which defeat opposi tion and assure success from the begin ning. Protection Doomed. New York Herald. * It is our deliberate judgment that if the Mills bill fails to become a law at this session protection is doomed. There will never again be proposed in congress so moderate and conservative a measure of tariff reform as this bill. Discussion will disclose to the American people what they do not yet even suspect— the real enormity of the monopolist sys tem which appeals tor "protection." When they have been made to see that they will sweep it all indignantly away and decree freedom of exchange, as they decreed freedom of productive labor. All the revenue required for all pur poses, including pensions and the inter est on the debt, can be raised by duties and internal taxes on not more than twelve or fourteen articles. Is it wise for the monopolist capitalists, by de feating the Mills bill, to provoke a dis cussion which will make this clear to every man and woman iv the United States? Nebraska Preferences, Omaha Republican. The Republican prints to-day a large number of responses to its request for expression of preferences by Repub licans in the selection of candidates for president and vice president. The re sponses come from leading Republicans in all parts of the state, and taken to gether they form an expressive "straw." f hey show, unmistakably, a preponder ance of sentiment in favor of the nomi nation of James G. Blame for president, with Judge Gresham in the position of a good second. Allison, Sherman, Sher idan, Alger and Lincoln all have their admirers, but they are all far behind the leaders. It may be noticed that be side being the first choice of many, Gresham is the second choice of a num ber of those whose first choice is Blame, while the latter is the second choice of none. The Moon Has Changed. Washington Post. In the Forty-eighth and. Forty-ninth congresses the Democratic party in the house of representatives was fearfully and disastrously discordant. In the present congress it is practically united. When, in 1884, Mr. Randall and his fac tion joined the Republicans in striking out the enacting clause of the first Mor rison bill, and when, two years later, another Randall contingent united with the Republicans in refusing considera tion to the second Morrison bill, the enemies cf revenue reform were jubi lant and its friends disheartened. Now the conditions are reversed, the discord and disgruntlement being on the side of the war-tariff champions and the cheer fulness and confidence on the Demo cratic side. Overdid It. Evening Wisconsin. The friends of temperance in Michi gan simply overdid the business of tem perance reform in their passage of the local option law which has just been de clared unconstitutional by the Michigan supreme court. They professed to de sire such a law only as should "regu late" through local option, "the manu facture and sale of liquor." But in their zeal to make it a clincher they virtually enacted a law of prohibition and of moral reform in various directions. On the ground that it embraces more than one object, the supreme court has de clared it of no effect. Eminently Commendable. New York Star. The very explicit dispatch of our Washington correspondent sets at rest the mischievous gossip that the Demo cratic state platform as unsatisfac tory to the friends of the president. The truth is that the work of the New York Democracy was regarded as eminently commendable and helpful to the good cause. Preparing to Eat Crow. Chicago Globe. The footers for the Gresham boom are becoming tedious, and ought to be persuaded to quit. Mr. Blame is in the field; he has pulled in the string at tached to his withdrawal, and the little booms are no longer of any account. The sooner the organs drop Gresham the less crow they will have to eat a month hence. An Era of Good Feeling. San Francisco Examiner. The president's re-election this fall bids fair to open another "era of good reeling," like that which accompanied the second election of Monroe. Most Re- ' publicans who are not candidates for office have no serious fault to find with his administration. The country is out growing the senseless divisions of the past, and the harmony in the Democratic party foreshadows a wider harmony in the nation. Gresham Eyes. - Detroit Free Press. The "Gresham eyes," it is said, are famous in Harrison county, Indiana, and the belles of the family are justly proud of them. They will be prouder still at the Gresham ayes in the Chicago convention, though the chances are they will be overwhelmed by the noes. Amply Offset. Omaha World. " The Spectacle of a Democratic con gressman joining with the Republicans against tariff reform is not. a pleasing one. It \ is, however^ more than offset by the spectacle of a - Republican con vention indorsing a .Democratic presi dent. ' Of Great Benefit. Louisville Courier-Journal. There has been no debate in congress for many years which has so strength ened the Democratic party as the debate oil the Mills bill. - All Dudes Here. St. Louis Post Dispatch. Republicanism in St. Louis is made up of dudes and hoodlums, with the hoodlums on top. ■ STRAIT'S LITTLE GAME. He and His Henchmen Working Capt. Reed Badly. THE MAJOR FOR CONGRESS. A Fine Trap Sat for Third District Republicans This Year. >'-■- _______ fif To the Editor of the Globe. ;iv ; Inasmuch as Republicans", as well as-. Democrats, must rely upon the Globe for information, I deem it my duty to inform them of a nice little game that is being played within their own party.' They need not "give it away," but X' doubt not it will interest them. It may surprise them, but when 1 call their at tention to the facts within their knowl edge, they will wonder at not discover-, ing it before, for it is not a newly con cocted plan. It has been incubating ever since Mr. Strait's return from con gress, a year ago. The scheming begaii about the time, when some of our peo ple wondered what it was that caused our ex-Postmaster Graves to go to St. Paul to meet and confer with the major at the Merchants hotel. The game I refer to is a deep and well-laid scheme, which has been entered into by ex-Con gressman Strait and his former hench men to capture the Republican nomina tion for congress, or to at least DEFEAT CAPT. A. 11. REED. The plot is,, to have the convention so composed that there will be no choice, and the major is to then be brought for ward, as "the only man upon whom del egates and party can unite." Failing in this, they arc to compass the defeat of Capt. Reed, When in congress, Strait gathered around him a number of hench men, by means of official appointments secured them, and be it said, they were true and loyal to their master. If he wanted anything in this country, the first man he wrote to was Mr. Graves, our late postmaster; if he wished any thing looked after in Rice county, he sent a message to E. N. Leavenr, then postmaster at Faribault. If Kandiyohi county had to be attended to, he had MARCUS JOHNSON, then postmaster at Atwater, attend to it; if Swift county needed looking after, he had D. S. Hall, then in the Benson land office, attend to who was also to look over into Renville county (where he owned a farm) at the same time Simmons, of Apple ton, (brother of our Sim mons, who. is • chairman of the con gressional district committee, and now helping on Graves in this scheme) co operated with Hall and took care of that side of Swift county. Through these men he informed the smaller fry post masters what he (Strait) wanted done and they had to do it— "don't you for get it." Before Strait "retired," B. B. Herbert LED A REVOLT in this county, against his having a lease of the office of M. C. and Capt. A. H. Reed did the same thing in McLeod county. Their "kicking" became in fectious, and others imitating them. Strait deemed it prudent, two years ago, to not be a candidate and "retired." But when he did, he and his henchmen, vowed vengeance upon B. B. Herbert, Capt. A. 11. Reed and friends. They have, they think, squared accounts with Mr. Herbert, and now they are after Reed's scalp; which they propose to take by nominating the major himself— if possible. Notice how the scheme de velops itself, and how each of the above mentioned henchmen are • COMING TO THE FRONT. >" Marcus Johnson is coming to the con vention, as one of the delegation from Kandiyohi county; E. X. Leavens heads the delegation from Rice county, and it is gravely announced that the "prepon derance of sentiment among the dele gates is strongly in favor of Maj. Strait." Of course it is. The' delega tion from Swift county comes under the leadership of Simmons, of Appier ton: under the thin guise ot be?' ing instructed for Strait's prin cipal supporter and friend, D. S. Hall. This Appleton Simmons "gave the snap away," when, a short time ago in Min neapolis, he told the reporter of the Star-News that "the prevalent opinion was that Strait was the coming man." The scheme was working, you see. The Carver county delegation is made up (of course) of ex-Postmaster John S. Nel son and TWO PITIABLE MORTALS. An attempt was made to prevent Capt. Reed securing the delegation from Renville county, by bringing out Eric Ericson, au old supporter of Strait, as a candidate, but the people of Renville county "got on to the racket" in the eleventh hour, and the Ericson dodge failed. Whether there are any, in the other instructed delegations, who are in this scheme of Strait's 1 do not know, but 1 have called attention to enough to prepare our Republican friends for the ] great "surprise" that is iv store for i them when the delegates to the next Republican congressional convention ! make the "discovery" that in the inter- i est of peace, harmony (louder on this word) and success (shout) it is necessary to nominate 11. B. Strait. "Don't give it away." It is useless to make any fuss. Reed's scalp is to be theirs. Strait & Co. have decided that the Re publican party shall take him (Strait) for their M. C. or go without any Re publican representative. DEPENDENT Republican. Red Wing, May 19. mm STATE POLITICS. Very Poor Material. Mankato Democrat. When the dominant party in a great state like this of Minnesota— a state which, as to the matters of the number and quality of its statesmen, certainly averages well with other states— has the unwisdom to select such poor ma terial for gubernatorial office as An drew R. McGiil the sagacity of- that party must be at a remarkable low ebb; or that party is either criminally indif ferent to the public welfare, or he is actuated by very discreditable motives. So the Democracy thinks; but as it is a Republican funeral it is content to let the exercises go on to a natural termina tion. A Base Slander. Spring Valley Mercury. The chamber of commerce of St. Paul wants the mayor to authorize the police to put in their time shooting the Ene'r lish sparrows which infest that city. If the police cannot hit sparrows any bet ter than they can an escaping criminal at which they shoot, it will cost St. Paul, more for ammunition than the damage done by all the sparrows in America. "• j Impossible. n ~ Glencoe Register. * Ignatius Donnelly, our own Shake spearian Ig, has been nominated for governor by the Farmers' alliance of Meeker county. If Donnelly would only get up a cipher and solve theprob* lem as to who will be the next Repub lican candidate for governor, he would* add greatly to his fame and fortune. It' would be extensively sighed for. Loren a Little Off. Wheaton Gazette. If the - country delegates at the next state convention work as unitedly .as they did at the last your "Uncle Loren' . will find that he was a little off in pre dicting that McGiil would be the Re publican nominee for governor. Please Note This. Renville Union. Will the Minneapolis Tribune please note that the Blame men got left and the Gresham men elected on Wednes day's convention. Verily, the Gresham boom is "petering out"-— his opponents. And Be Beaten. Brainerd News. »'.."-v With Railroad Corporation Depew. as the national candidate, and Shave-Paper Banker Merriam for the gubernatorial, what a beautiful race the Republicans could run iii Miunesota I '•■:-'* j 0 A HEAVY SENTENCE. What a California Man Got for Swindling a Panner — Paul j Grottkau, the Socialist Leader, ; Released An Attempt to Burn • a South Carolina Town. \ Sax Francisco, May 21.— heavy sentence has been imposed on Simon Hamburg for swindling a man out of 59.500. Last November Hamburg and an ' accomplice sold 'to a man named Parker, an Oregon farmer, certain real estate in this city to which they had no title. Parker did not examine 'the title, but gave them $3,000 cash and his farm in Oregon, worth $6,500. When recently the. title to the city property was found to be defective, Hamburg entered a plea that he sold under a belief that the title was perfect, but he would not re fund the money. - Later Hamburg's ac complice confessed that Hamburg had deliberately planned to rob Parker of his money. The jury then found Ham burg guilty, aud the court in sentencing the prisoner regretted that the crime of which he was guilty was only a misde meanor in California. The judge then sentenced him to imprisonment in the county jail for one year, and to pay a fine equal to double the amount of money he fraudulently obtained from Parker, namely, a fine of §19,000, and that in default of payment of the fine he be further imprisoned at the rate of one day for each dollar. If the fine is not paid Hamburg will therefore have to serve altogether fifty-three years aud twenty days. Paul Grottkau Released. Milwaukee, Wis., May 21.— Paul Grottkau, the socialistic leader, who was sentenced to one year in the house of correction about a year ago, but who entered the prison about the sth of April, this year, while an appeal was taken to the supreme court, has been released by a writ of habeas corpus be fore Judge Johnson of the superior court, who decided that the term of his punishment had ended with May 7, 1888. Tried to Burn the Town. Charleston, S. C, May 21.— A delib erate attempt was made Sunday night to burn the town of Anderson. Two dwellings, a kitchen and two large sta bles were set on fire. The stables were destroyed. Excitement runs high. «Si— — BRITISH GRAIN TRADE. A Fair Trade in All the Cereals Reported, London, May 21.— The Mark Lane Express, in its review of the British grain trade during the past week, says: English wheat values during the week have been difficult to maintain. The demand for flour is "small, but the quantities now ground local are so much reduced that the provincial markets have raised the price of country flour. The hot weather has given an impetus to croos, aud the barley, oat and wheat fields show an excellent .plant. If the favorable weather lasts the crops promise to be above the average. Foreign wheatgis slow and unchanged, wifli the excep tion of Russian, which is a fraction cheaper. The excitement in the markets of America has not affected values here. India is be ginning to ship more freely. Lower freights are also causing animation in the shipments from Australia. Foreign flour is held against buyers. Corn is in less demand, values are" rather weaker. There is a fair trade for oats at en hanced prices. Linseed is weak; Cal cutta seed on the spot is quoted at 30 shillings, Od, ex-ship. To-day is a holi day. m i OBITUARY. Philadelphia, May 21.— A. Wilson Norris, auditor general of Penn sylvania, died at his residence in this city* this morning of complete prostra tion of the nervous system. Chicago, May 21.— Adelbert Kreger, a 'delegate from Dayton, 0., to the North American Turner Bund conven tion, died suddenly of apoplexy this morning. He was commonly known as the "Bundes uncle." He was a bach elor. A will was found on his body, which gives directions for the crema tion of his body at Dayton. Chippewa Falls, Wis., May 21.— Mrs. P. Lashaway, one of the oldest and most respected residents ot this city, died this morning. Special to the Globe. Sioux City. 10., May 11.— Mrs. J. X. Brands, wife of the manager of the Sioux City Newspaper Union, a most estimable lady, well known here and in Chicago where the family lived a num ber of years, died this morning. m Canadian Crops. Toronto, Out., May 21.— The Ontario department of agriculture has issued a crop report under date of May 15 which shows that fall wheat is rather un promising, though much depends upon the character of the weather up to the middle of June. The season has been very backward. Regarding spring work, the impression from a perusal of the report is that, although the harvest may be a week later than usual, the ex cellent state of the seed bed will ren der it fully up to the mark. Of spring grains oats appear to be the favorite. Spring wheat is steadily declining in popularity. Barley is increasing in acreage. ->^»» Seventy Horses Suffocated. i Chicago, May 21.— At 2 o'clock this morning fire broke out in a barn on West Monroe street. Seventy horses were suffocated. Two families lived over the barn. John Feoron and his wife, with five children, were nearly suffocated, and one child will die. Samp son Stafford, wife and one child were rescued by the firemen in an uncon scious condition. The barn belonged to A. M. Forbes. Mr. Forbes thinks the fire was incendiary. The seventy horses are estimated to have been worth 5275 each, insured for .S2OO each. The har ness was damaged $1,500 and the build ing $200. mm Ate the Extra Ones. A Foo Choo delegate to the Methodist national conference asked that body on Thursday if a convert from heathenism having more than one wife could retain more than one wife and at the same time be a good Methodist. It is to lie hoped that if the answer shall be in the negative those who may be affected by the decision will not follow the example of a certain Fiji chief. Upon his con version to Christianity that wortli3',hav ing been admonished to abandon polyg gamy, shortly afterward informed the' missionary that he had disposed of his extra wives by eating them. :.l Hans Hanson Drowned. Special to the Globe. Great Falls, Mont., May Hans Hanson, formerly civil engineer, well known in the West, fell overboard at a steamboat" excursion last night and drowned. The body has not yet been recovered. Hanson is supposed to have relatives in Minnesota. ■ On the Spur of the Moment. Civil Service Examiner— What is the capital of Michigan? Candidate (who has just been reading one of Gov. Alger's campaign docu ments).—Cheek! THE GIFT OF SEEING. . A proud and happy man is he. All Nature's secrets knowing, '^S^BSs Who reads God's truths on land and sea And reaps contentment's sowing; .Who knows the Lord inflicts no dearth Without a blessing to it, i And that enjoyment of the earth j Depends on how you view it; That Nature's hieroglyphics traced On heaven and earth and ocean, .Are object-lessons teaching truth— : Interpreted in motion, .;■ That all of these harmonious blend -. With no truth disagreeing, - And each its message yields to thoso Who have the gift of seeiug. So every true and perfect thing i Yields to his soul its sweetness; '■ A monarch he, and more than king,. . Who knows the grand completeness. •; —America Magazine. THE RAILWAY WORLD St. Paul and im Minneapolis Benefited by the Recent Advance in Rates. A Fearful Wail From St. Louis in Regard to Vestibuled Trains. The Duluth and Omaha Air Line Will Not Be Built at Present. Tickets for the National Con ventions—A New Road in Dakota. The advance in rates from Chicago, Milwaukee and common points to St. Paul and Minneapolis is a matter of no small interest and advantage to the job bers of the twin cities. By this action a large territory into which the mercan tile houses of the Northwestern cities have been shipping has been directly af fected for the good of jobbers of St. Paul and Minneapolis. From Chicago, for in stance, rates to points on the Winona & St. Peter division, Dakota Central di vision, and divisions north on the Chi cago & Northwestern have been raised, while rates from St. Paul and Minne apolis to the same divisions remain the same as heretofore, and consequent! jobbers here will experience an unprece dented advantage in rates to points on the Chicago, St. Paul & Omaha and Chicago & Northwestern railways. When the low rates by lake offered by the St. Paul & Duluth and Omaha rail ways are taken into consideration in connection with the manifestly low rates made frOm St. Paul and Minneap olis to points on the Northwestern line, merchants in the Twin Cities need have no fears about their ability to compete with Chicago in the rich territory through which the Omaha and Chicago & Northwestern railways run. VESTIBULED TRAINS. They Are Taking All the Passen ger Business Away From St. Louis. St. Louis is now greatly exercised over the vestibuled trains that are being sent out from and through to Chicago. Upon this subject the Globe-Democrat publishes a long article, in which it openly declares that Chicago is taking all the passenger business away from St. Louis. This wail opens as follows: "Circulars were received in this city (St. Louis) yesterday by the general passenger agents announcing the in auguration of the vestibuled train serv ice between Minneapolis, St. Paul and Chicago by the Northwestern line. The sleeping cars on these trains have been built expressly for this service by the Pullman and Wagner companies, and for beauty of interior, design and luxurious arrangement are said to com pletely eclipse the far-famed vestibuled trains of the East." The article then proceeds to describe the train and says: "This gives Chicago the magnificent vestibuled train service to Northern, Eastern and Western points. A rail road official, in talking over the matter, said that a simple statement of these facts was reason enough why the great tide of passenger traffic from the West was being diverted every day by the way ot Chicago. The fact could not be disguised or denied that an immense amount of traffic was going that way just now that should come by the way of St. Louis. The traveling public could not be blamed for accepting the best ac commodations obtainable for their money. The Chicago roads were charg ing no more for traveling in vestibuled trains than the St. Loins lines were charging for accommodations in their rickety old coaches that should have been side-tracked long ago or converted into boarding-house cars for construc tion trains. Some of the St. Louis lines have not yet put on chair cars, and after they decide to make that improve ment for the accommodation of the public they will doubtless say that vestibuled trains will be good enough for the patrons of their lines ten years hence." CONVENTION TICKETS. Whre and When They Will Be Placed on Sale. Sax Francisco, May 31.— Trans continental association, at its meeting to-day, fixed the time within which tickets may be used by persons attend ing the national conventions. The sale of tickets for Chicago will commence June 9, and tickets will be good for east ward passage until June 17, and for re turn journey until Sept. 30. The sale of tickets for St. Louis will commence May 20, and. tickets can be used for eastward trip until June 5, and for re turn until Aug. 30. The Missouri Pacific and the St.Louis &San Francisco roads have notified the Transcontinental association that they will agree to any arrangement that is made by them. Chair man Abbott, of the Southwestern associa tion, replied to Mr. Leeds' telegram, asking that eleven days limit be broken, replied that he could not break the rule unless with the full consent of the line in the association. The St. Paul & Southern. Special to the Globe. Waseca, Minn., May 21.— 1t is re ported here on what is considered re liable authority that the proposed air line from Duluth to Omaha, and which would, if constructed, run through this county, will not be built, at least not for some time to come. This has re vived interest in the proposed St. Paul & Southern railroad, whose principal officers are residents of this city, and which line, if constructed, would run parallel to the one above mentioned. Prominent officials of the St. Paul & Southern assert that there is no doubt but that the road will be built, and it is rumored that negotiations are now in progress which, if successful, will in sure its completion. Mr. Bohen, vice president of this road, is now in St. Paul. Live Stock Rates. Chicago, May 21.— Chicago & Northwestern road to-day put into effect on its Nebraska lines the live stock rates adopted by the Burlington. This simply means that the tariff rate on live stock shipped in ordinary cars is made to apply to all cars of whatever length, whereas it has been customary to charge 10 per cent more per carload where thirty-four-foot cars were used. All the roads are meeting the Burlington's ac tion in this direction. Instead of charg ing extra for the long cars an allowance is now made to the shipper where the short car is used. A New Dakota Road. Special to the Globe. Huron - , Dak., May 21.— A large force of graders began work on the Forest City & Southwestern, and will have the first section completed to Gettysburg by the Ist of August, and it will be ironed and equipped as soon as completed. A corps of engineers will begin running a line from Gettysburg to this place the first of next week. Forest City and towns along the proposed line are de lighted with the prospects aud Forest City is enjoying a boom. A Canard. A gentleman in Minneapolis yester day aired his railroad notions in an evening paper published in that city. He declared that the result of the meet ing held in Chicago last week to discuss rates had not been divulged, and then proceeded to set forth the conclusions and determinations arrived at. A prom inent official of the Omaha road, when shown the article,' characterized it as a silly canard, which is about what it ap pears. -.v.'-- Chips From the Ties. The St. Paul & Duluth will to-day test the bridge over the St. Louis river at Grassy Point. It will bo done by running one of the biggest Mogul locomotives upon the brige, to gether with twelve flat cars loaded with steel rails. The St. Paul & Kansas City road will on the Ist of June prorate from points east of Pittsburg aud Buffalo. This action on the part of this road is for all the year around, and not for the late season ouly. F. B. Clarke left last night for Chicago to attend the meeting of the general managers to be held to-day to * complete the rate busi ness. It is expected that General Manager Oakes, of the Northern Pacific, will return from New York this week Thursday or Friday. The Wisconsin Central yesterday took thirty double-deck cars of' Moutaua sheep from the Transfer to Chicago. P. B. Groat, agent of the laud department of the Northern Pacific, has just returned from the East. &&£g?w!S3| Chaska and his bride went to Chicago Sun day evening over the Northwestern line. -KS»- THE CHURCHES KICK. A Grand. Protest Against the Chi cago Council. Chicago, May 21.— The recent over whelming defeat in the city council of an ordinance prohibiting the location of saloons in the immediate vicinity of churches and schools, and placing cer tain restrictions on Sunday liquor traffic, has resulted hi arousing a great deal of indignation among a large class of citizens. Numerous meetings have been called to take action in the matter, and the first of these was held last even ing by the members of the Holy Family Catholic parish. Several telling speeches were made, and a petition framed and signed by over 900 parishioners asking the council to pass the defeated ordi nance, or one similar thereto. Resolu tions were adopted denouncing the nineteen Catholic aldermen who had voted against the ordinance, and ad monishing them to either vote or re form or resign their seats. Th Cath olics of nearly every parish in the city, it is said, have signified their intention of taking a similar action at once. Rev. Bishop Fallows, of the Re formed Episcopal church, also de livered an earnest address on the subject in St. Paul's church. He held it to be the duty of church people to take especial pains to see that the pres ent council was changed as speedily as possible. The council had arrayed itself against the church; had jeered and scoffed at petitions, and the church should accept the issue. Every shade of religious faith should unite in the work. Rev.- Mr. Crawford, of the Fulton street Methodist Episcopal church, said the municipal government had not done its duty toward law-abiding citizens. The people had been overriden simply because there were thirty aldermen in the council who were either saloon keepers or had friends in the business. The duty of right-minded citizens is plain. «o«- THE METHODISTS. Prepariug for the Bishops* Elec tion To-Day. New York, May To-day's session of the general Methodist conference was presided over by Bishop Walden. Dr. Fame, of Ohio, of the committee on education, presented a report in refer ence to removing Hie discriminations now existing against the students of the conference schools as set forth in the memorial of the New England confer ence, which report was adverse to the memorial. The report provoked some discussion, but was finally adopted. The committee on ecumenical council reported a resolution in connection with the coming ecumenical conference, which recommended that each annual conference should send two clerical and two lay delegates. Dr. Walsh of fered a^ an amendment that the delega tion consist of but two representatives, instead of four. Adopted, and re port as thus amended was passed. Then came up the question as to where the money was to come to meet the expenses of delegates to this con ference. Dr. Hunt offered a resolution that the. general conference should not incur any expense in connection with the ecumenical ; council. Dr. Smart, who is guardian of the funds of the Methodist Book concern, then got up and wanted to know where the money was to come from. He declared that not one penny of the book concern fund could be used, and if it were done, it would simply be misappropriating its funds and ouly be a dishonest transac tion. His remarks were loudly ap plauded, and the resolution of Dr. Hunt was adopted. The committee on episcopacy then, through Dr. Lanahan, reported the order of election, and recommended that all nominations for offices except bishops should be made in open conference without comment. Bishops will be first elected, then agents of the book concern, then secretaries and then editors. The report was adopted. The committee on missions presented a report recommending the election of a missionary bishop for India and Ma laysia. The inevitable discussion was precipitated, and Dr. Flood came to the rescue by offering a motion, which was carried, making it the order of the day for to-morrow immediately after the reading of the journal. While all this was going on the members were leaving their seats and congregating in the lob by. Electioneering for to-morrow's election of bishops was in order, and it was learned that, in opposition to the methods of other years, printed ballots have been obtained containing the names of five candidates. It is au open secret that the name of Dr. J. 11. Vin cent is on all these tickets, and his election is a foregone conclusion. Revs. Neely, Kynell and Spencer are also men tioned as probably successful candidates. While discussing the missionary bishop for India matter, the time expired, and Bishop Walden declared the session ad journed. mm WALLACK'S BENEFIT. The Metropolitan Opera House Filled From Top to Bottom. New York, May 21.— testimonial benefit given to Lester Wallack at the Metropolitan Opera house to-night drew an immense audience. The vast build ing was thronged to • the top gallery. The play selected was "Hamlet," and many of the leading stars in the theat rical profession took part. The cast was as follows: ; ;ilamlet, Edwin Booth; Ghost of Ham let's father, Lawrence Barrett; King Claudius, Frank Mayo; Polonius, John Gilbert; Laertes,Eben Plympton ; Hora tio, John A. Lane; Rosencranz, Charles Hanford;Guildenstern, Lawrence Han ley; Osric, Charles Koehler; Marcellus, Edwin H. Vanderfelt; Bernardo, Her bert Kelcey; Francisco, Frank Mor daunt; First Actor, Joseph Wheelock; Second Actor, Milnes Levick; First Grave Digger, Joseph Jefferson; Sec ond Grave Digger, W. J. Florence; Priest, Harry Edwards; Ophelia, Helene Modjeska; The Queen, Gertrude Kell ogg; The Player Queen, Rose Coghlan. After the curtain had been rung down at the close of the third act.it was raised again and Lester Wallack was seen standing beside a table laden with flow ers. The stght was a signal for a great ' demonstration before it was over. Three cheers were called for and heartily given. Mr. Wallack stepped to the footlights and expressed his gratification at this demonstration of public favor, and took occasion to thank Managers A. M. Palmer and Augustin Daly and Actors Edwin Booth, Lawrence Barrett and Joseph Jefferson for having conceived and car ried through this testimonial. At the close of the second act Booth had to re spond to two encores. The total re ceipts are $20,300, of which Mr. Wallack will receive about $20,000. m Sioux Falls Stono. Special to the Globe. Sioux Falls, Dak., May 21.— A party of twenty-five from St. Paul, Minne apolis and Chicago visited Sioux Falls to-day to look up" the stone interests here.. The party was organized and headed by Col. J. H. Drake. It came in a special which left at 10 o'clock for St. Paul. THE POPE ON . SLAVERY. He ' Condemns the Practice of Slave-Dealing— Frederick Con tinues to Improve— Dr. Marigold Will Search for Stanley — The Queen Off for Balmoral — A Drouth at Tunis The Political Liberty of France. Rome, May 21.— The pope has issued an encyclical of twenty-seven pages dealing with the slavery question. After referring to the teachings of the Bible, he inculcates the abandonment of slave dealing in Egypt, the Soudan and Zan zibar aud reiterates his condemnation of the practice. He demands protection for the missionaries in Africa and elo quently refers to the labors of Peter Claver. In conclusion he praises Dom Pedro for abolishing slavery in Brazil. Frederick Still Improving. Berlin, May Emperor Freder ick passed a very good day. His pulse was better than it has been at any time since the operation was performed on his throat. In the afternoon he drove in an open carriage toward the Schloss Lellevue in the Thiergarten, returning in a closed carriage, lie met with en thusiastic greeting along the route. "Will Search for Stanley. London, May 21.— Dr. Schweinfurth writes from Brussels that there is no reason to be uneasy about Stanley's fate, He is probably waiting half-way far iippoo Tib's reinforcements and stores, without which it is useless to reach V\ adelai. The government of the Congo state has received advices that Dr. Man gold, of Kiel, is about to start in search of Stanley. Off for Balmoral. London, May 21.— queen started to-day for Balmoral. The Prince of Wales left this evening for Berlin to attend the marriage of Prince Henry of Prussia and Princess Irene of Hesse. He takes with him a number of hand some presents from the royal family of England. ' A Drouth at Tunis. London, May 21.— Advices from Tunis say that no rain has fallen in that state for the last seven months, and that the Arabs are making a futile search for pasturage and water. They are bringing camels, oxen and horses to the cities and selling them for the merest song. The result is that at pres ent there is a glut in the meat markets, which will probably be followed by a famine. Will Proclaim Political Liberty. Brussels, May 21. The council ol Belgian socialists has sent to President Carnot a letter in which it announces the intention of the socialists, on the president's arrival iii Brussels, to ac claim in his person the political liberty of trance, as a protest against the domin ance of wealth in Belgium, notwith standing the threatened prohibition of such action by the government. The council asks President Carnot to appeal to King Leopold in behalf of the social ists. The organizer of the movement is Defusseaux, the ringleader of the bloody riots in Hainault in 1380. Hard on the Chinese. London, May — Sir Henry Parkcs, the premier of New South Wales, in a dispatch to Commissioner Ileaton, says: "The feeling against the Chinese is in tense. Nine-tenths of the population support the government, whose attitude is unchanged. Chinese-, immigrants will be sent back." Trouble With Strikers. Berlin, May 21.— Monster meetings of workingmen are being held through out Germany, and strikes are spread ing. At Maycnce and Hamburg col lisions have occurred between the strikers and the police. At Neumunstei a thousand strikers paraded the streets singing the "Marseillaise," and a large number of them were arrested. -oaa— ■ VERY POOR GUESS WORK. -. — ~ ' Why the Recent Signal Service Predictions Have Missed the . Mark. Why the signal service weather "in dications" for the past two weeks have not been more correct is a question which has puzzled New Yorkers of late, but it can be easily answered, says the New York Times. The United States signal service has no sta tions on the Atlantic ocean. For the past ten days the conditions of at mosphere, barometer, humidity, etc., in the West have been such as to causa predictions for fair and clear weather here in the East, but such was not to be. It is supposed that there was an ab normally high pressure ou the North Atlantic, which was of course, un known to the signal- service. This high pressure drew up cold and moisture from the Newfoundland coast, which was swept down upon us in the form of cold, drizzling rains. For the past week the chart made up at Washington every eight hours has been very difficult to predict from. There must be marked contrasts in meteorolog ical conditions in order to make correct predictions possible, but unfortunately during the past ten days there have not been any. The barometer was high all over the West, or else it was low. If the center of a "low" had just passed over the east, and if the barom eter was rising in the west, fair and clear weather would be predicted here. There is another explanation given for the late incorrect predictions/ Observa tions of the atmospheric conditions, velocity of the wind, and all the other facts necessary for a prediction are telegraphed to Washington from the 200 different stations throughout the United States. There they arc examined and compared by an officer who makes from them his pre dictions as to what the weather will be in different places. Prof. Hazen, the officer at Washington, has done this work for two weeks past. He is a com parative novice in this line, having had, all told, only about a month's experi ence in predicting. It is thought by those who know the service that he was incompetent, and in order to cover his inability he guessed what the weather would be and ran the chances of being cor rect. The lowest minimum tempera ture recorded in the past seventeen years for the month of May is 34 deg., '•' and the highest is 00 deg. The lowest temperature for May this year is 4^ deg. ; highest, 70 deg. The average rainfall for May during the past seventeen years has been 2.03 inches. The excess of rainfall in New York since Jan. 1, compared with tho average during the past seventeen years, is 4.54 inches. The deficiency in temperature so far this year is 201 deg., equal to a daily average of 1% deg. >^n. LOST IN THE FLOODS. Several Fatalities Reported Near Quincy. Quincv, 111., May 21.— Reports re ceived to-day record the drowning of Samuel Moore by the floods in the Indian Grave levee district, and of two children of William Johnson in the Sny district. Two- families living in the Sny district are unaccounted for and no trace of them can be found. It is prob able that many fatalities will be re corded when all the facts regarding the flood are fully known. Much sickness prevails among the destitute people from the inundated districts, but the relief committee of Quincy are render ing every possible assistance to those in distress. The river to-day is falling slowly, having declined nine inches from the highest point reached. Trains on the Western roads will be resumed to-morrow and the damage to all roads in this locality will be repaired as speedily as possible. SURE. 1 . _ ■ • Anent the signal service. , ...;.. L C t, us pleasantly complain That a hoisted umbrella It th* surest sign of rain. —Indianapolis Press.