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SAINTLY CITY DOINGS. \ . ' Bickel Chosen by Republicans for President of the Council. A New School Building* to Be Erected at Merriam Park. i Dr. Boyd, a Leading Physician and One of the Pioneers, Passes Away. Summary of the Doing's of Sunday Gathered From All Sources. THE NEW COUNCIL. The Fight for President Is Three- Cornered and Close. The city government will chance hands to-night, when the present city council will retire and the newly elected members will lie sworn in. The present body will hold its last meeting for the transaction of business at 3 o'clock this afternoon, and will meet again at 7:30 in the evening and immediately adjourn to give way to its successor. The first business to come before the new coun cil, after a temporary organization has been effected, will he the election of a president and vice president. It is not probable that the vote for these honors will lie cast strictly on party lines. There are nine Democrats in the body, Miree of whom— Yoerg, Fischer and Cul '*on—were elected on the Republican and German tickets. There are eight Republicans, and of the seventeen members, nine were indorsed and as sisted to election on the German ticket. A caucus of the Republican aldermen elect was held in the Germania bank yesterday afternoon, lasting from 4:30 to 0:30. Messrs. Bickel, Yoerg. Fischer, Blom, Gcithauser, Bock, Sanborn, Weber, Pratt, and Sullivan were pres ent There were some gentlemen in that exclusive caucus who felt very kindly disponed toward William Hamm for president, but the caucus unani mously decided upon Mr. Bickel for president, and • Mr. Sanborn for vice president. Aid. Hamm is the choice of the Democrats for president. Aid. Cul len has refused to be present at any of the caucuses of either party, and it is known that he has strong support for president himself. Aid. Sanborn for vice president has no opposition. There are not less than a hundred ap plicants for the position of market mas ter. The jailers and patrol drivers at police headquarters and at the Ducas street, Margaret street and Rondo street Stations are subject to election by the council. There are five drivers and four jailers, These, with the office of market* master, represent the patronage which the new council can control. SCHOOL MATTERS. The Contract for a New School at Merriam Park Is Awarded. At the meeting of the board of educa tion last evening Inspector Murphy alone was absent. Inspector Athey opened the ball by refusing to vote for the minutes of the last meeting as read. Some discussion followed, but the min utes were finally accepted, Athey voting no. The treasurer's report showed a balance on hand May 26 of $42,397.81. The monthly report of "the superintend ent for May showed that the number of pupils enrolled was 14.411. The report also stated that the superintendent was assured that no danger from small-pox need be apprehended at Garfield school, as all necessary precautions have been taken. Bids were opened for the erec tion of a new school building at Mer riam Park. Bundle & King were awarded the contract at $30,900, allow ing $1,000 for the old building. The Buttan Heating and Ventilat ing company were awarded a con tract to put their apparatus in the new building for 82,563. It was decided that the inside finish, except the doors, should be of red oak, instead of pine. The building is to be completed by JS T oy. 1. The committee on schools reported that Miss Inez Bunker, third grade teacher. Van Buren school, had pre sented certificate of success, and recom mended her confirmation by the board. The committee also recommended that an examination of teachers who have not passed an examination in physiol ogy be held at the High school, as re quired by state law, Saturday, June 9, commencing at 0 o'clock; also that an examination of applicants for position in the public schools as teachers and principals be held Monday, June 25. It was found that it was unnecessary to close the Garfield school, but the com mittee recommended a resolution author izing the superintendent to close it ■whenever, in the judgment of the health officer, it should be deemed necessary for public safety. The board adjourned, to meet again this evening. -.:•;. v, DEATH OP DR. BOYD. The Oldest: Homeopathic Practi tioner in the State Passes Away. Dr. Edward A. Boyd died of heart dis ease at 0 p. in. yesterday. He first showed signs of illness at his residence, 1% Martin street, a week ago Friday. The deceased was born in Portland, Me., June 10, 1S1G. In 1843 he began the practice of medicine, coining to St. Paul in 1554, and he was the oldest resi dent homeopathic physician in the state. In 1155 he removed to Little Canada, where with his brother, Walter 8., who survives him, he carried on a farm. In 185*8 he removed to St. Paul and continued practicing medicine until confined to his death bed. There survive him a sister in T ew York, Mrs. Gen. Lloyd Tiglmau, widow and seven sons, all residents of Ramsey county, except the youngest, .James, who recently went to Texas. Dr. Boyd was one of the few persons in St. Paul of royal descent. He was a Mason, and at one time he was worthy chief Templar of the grand lodge of Good Templars of Minnesota. He was an earnest member of the Protestant Episcopal church, being a lay reader for several years past."" The remains will be buried from St. Paul's Episcopal church at 3 o'clock to-morrow after noon. The pall-bearers will be chosen from members of the Minnesota Hom eopathic Medical institute, of which he was an honorary member. A State Convention. • A large number -of delegates to the •'state convention of the Young People's Christian Endeavor societies are in the city to-day. The convention opens at 9:30 a. m. with devotional exercises and the transaction of routine business. The annual address will be delivered by G. R. Henderson. At the afternoon session reports from the Lookout, Sunday school, executive and missionary com mittees. Mrs. Emily Huntington Miller will speak on "Young People's Amuse ments. George M. Ward, the general secretary, will present a paper, and Rev. D. D. McLaurin will address the convention on "Hand to Hand Work." An evening session will be held at 7:30, at which George M. Ward will deliver the closing address. Licensed to Wed. W. F. Lubbe and Kate E. Comer, H. J. Bille and Maggie Bayson, John Walker Adams and Priscilla F. Horn, Henry C. Newhart and Annie M. Lip ?art, Joseph A. Capistrant and Priscilla 'easier. Piatt's Chlorides Instantly Disin fects -. And chemically neutralizes all disease breeding matter. CAUGHT ON THE CURB. The Old Tramp's soliloquy on By- Gone Days. At last sweet summer's here, in gladdening (And through the spacious diniug room And through the spacious dining room and hall. The careful housewife struts, and with a curse. Finds little specks like these along the wall. * * "Ah me." sighed the old tramp in the Globe tower last night, "the sight of yonder steamer winding slowly round the bend bring to my mind full 'many a thought of by-gone happy days. When in a solitary hut on Mis sissippi's sloping shore, 1 passed my boyhood hours, and sleeping dreamed of what great world lay out be yond my home, where civilization's kindly hand was at that hour to me un known. Surrounded there by myriads of colored folks, who had not yet "heard the welcome sound of civil war, super stition played an important role in our life of every day. The beacon of yon der steamer seemed to us then, at night, a great, flaming eye of evil omen, and the dismal puffing of the steam exhaust, a warning of some coming dreadful fate. But to me now another picture does it bring. Where West St. Paul projects and forms the bend, methinks 1 see therein, the Island where Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Phin did Bleep and live when from their home they silently decamped. Methinks 1 see them now beneath a spreading tree, sheltered from the howling wind and watch ing that same steamer, which seems to me the dilapidated old ferry boat searching for their bodies, at the in stance of the aged judge, while an oc casional strong blast of wind represents the distant boom of the old gun, fired from the steamer's deck to bring the bodies of the miscreant youths to the surface. And then again, 1 see them steal silently into the old church loft and listen to their own funeral sermon, while old Aunt Polly and Tell-Tale Sid sit in a front pew bathed in tears. How ever, 1 must get out of this. The wind increases and 1 fear me it will have pleasure great in whistling through my galways, for 1 have not been shaved for scarce a month." DEGREES CON PERRED. The Board of Regents Honors Graduates of the University. The board of regents of the state uni versity met yesterday in Gov. McGill's room at the capitol, and acted upon the recommendation of the faculty to con fer the degree of A. B. upon students who graduate from the state university next Monday. The degree of Doctor of Philosophy was conferred upon Charles B. Elliott. Other degrees were con ferred as follows: Master of Science— John Henry Barr, B. S. Bachelor of Literature— Alice Anna Adams, Lucy Lloyd Baker, Mary Lizzie Blanchard, Ina Firkins, Severt Germo, Florence Ellen Gideon, Fred Ezra Hobbs, Susan Ilawley Olmstead. Sadie Belle Pillsbury, Olivia Canby Porter. Anna Shillock, Charles Thompson, Ina Caroline Winchell, Johannes Jensen Skordalsvold. Bachelor of Arts— Percy R. Benson, Albert E. Fillmore, : Albert Grabe, Francis N. Stacy. llelmus W. Thomp son, William D. Willard. Bachelor of Science— Bier bauer, Edna Cook, Albert Ames Finch, Ulysses S. Grant, Walter B. Holmes, Edwin B. Johnson, Arthur T. Mann, Sumner W. Matteson, Jr., Warren. C. Bowel i, Dow Smith, John L. Torrens. Dr. Tracy, of St. Paul, was elected as veterinarian ofothe agricultural college, and will assume charge of the depart ment of veterinary medicine at the school and lecture at the farmers' insti tutes. Dr. Tracy is a graduate of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons of London. Laid at Rest. Yesterday afternoon the remains of Henry J. Ipps, a former member of Typographical Union No. 30, this city, were laid at rest. A large number of relatives and friends joined in the cor tege to the grave, where the impressive* ceremonies of the Independent Order of Good Templars were gone through with by members of that order who were present. The floral designs were very neat, the one from employes of the 11. M. Smyth Printing company being very handsome. It was in the shape of a pillow, with the composing stick, em blematic of his trade, resting on top of violets, with his initials, "11. J. 1.," set in the center of the stick. The pall bearers were Messrs. Ross R. Miller, Frank Casserly, William Leonhardt, C. S. Tousley, J. W. Riley and R. C. McCarthy, members of the Typograph ical union. The deceased was an old resident of this city. A Visit From Capitalists. A dozen capitalists sat down to break fast at the Ryan yesterday morning, their aggregate cash assets being close up to "?50.000,000. They were directors I of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad company fresh from the annual meeting and bound for an inspection tour over the line of their road. A private car was the conveyance used by the party, which consisted of President Roswell Miller, William Rockefeller, of the Standard Oil company; John Plank inton. F. S. Bond, P. Geddes, J. W. Stillman. J. T. Woodward, J. C. Easton, F. W. Kimball, J. W. Cash, A. Vansaut- ! wood and James Moore. GLOBULES. Nineteen births and seven deaths were bul letined at the health office yesterday. Five keepers of houses of ill-fame paid §100 fine each iv the police court yesterday. The railroad commissioners will go to | Farmington to-day, on their official tour of inspection. Scarlet fever at "So. 329 Nelson avenue and diphtheria at No. 193 Goodrich are bulletined at the health office. Rev. C. 11. Plummer, a prominent Episcopal divine of lied Wing, was yesterday appointed | chaplain, with rank of captain, iii the Third | infantry. Louis Dreneger robbed Anthony Ruse of $5 in a boarding house on the West side Hats Sunday night. Officer Barley arrested Dreneger yesterday and he is held for trial. The General Laws of Washington Territory for 1837 and 188$ and the first supplement of American statute Law, by Sanson, for 1880 and 1887, were received yesterday at the state library. In the supreme court yesterday the case of Frank A. Johnson, respondent, vs. J. c. Os wald et al.. appellants, was argued and sub milted. Curtis & Gray, respondents, vs. Jen nie C. Hokauson, was submitted on briefs. A meeting of the Selby avenue property I owners will be held at 8 o'clock this evening j at Engine House No. 5, to consider the re moval of the unsightly telephone poles from I the avenue. All interested parties are re- I quested to be present. Articles of incorporation were filed yester day by the United States Collecting company. \ The capital stock Is §25,000. and J. A. Hal- j lard, J. 11. Leary, W. B. Stephens, J. M. Ho borliug, of St. .Paul; and O. C. Gee, of Court land, N. V., are the incorporators. The award of state printing for the ensuing year is as follows, the figures denoting the ! percentage of each company: J. W. Con- i ningham, first class, 31: second class, 21: W. V. Johnson, third class, 19; F. L. Smith, i fourth class, lG°j; fitfh class, 75 "&. George Blakemore, landlord of the ncto rious "Blakemore block,"' at No. 22- to 228 East Seventh street, pleaded guilty to keep- 1 ing a house of ill-fame in the police court i yesterday morning. Judge Cory fined him I 5>50, with the alternative of serving sixty j days at the workhouse. Jackson Kane, a sixteen-year-old boy who | skipped out last week with $217, stolen from his brothers trunk, at No. 40 Winnipeg ave nue, and was subsequently captured by Officer Knright at Mendota, was arraigned in the police court yesterday morning and sen tenced to the workhouse" for thirty days. The receipts of the state insurance com- ! missioner's office for the past year have been §103,500, and will reach $104,000 before the end of the fiscal year. This sum has been collected from various insurance com panies as tees and dues. The expenses of the office for the same period have • been about $5,000. Officer Call caught two would-be burglars in the act of breaking into the Volkzeitung office. No. 159 East Third street, Sunday night. They were booked at the central sta tion as John Doherty and Charles Woods, and in the police court yesterday morning waived examination on the charge, of . burg lary. They were bound over to the grand Jury in §1,000 bail each. The board of public works will ask the council for an order to annul all proceedings iv the matter of changing the grade on North street, Lawrence street and Bates avenue. The board has awarded the contract for grad ing Burns avenue to Shepherd, Winston & Co. for $13,438; grading Oakley avenue and i other streets, to William Murqiiadt for §'_.- } 070.50; grading Bremer avenue, to James Claffey for 8539. • | THE SAINT PAUL DAILY GLOBE: TUESDAY MORNING JUNE 5, 1888.— TEN PAGES. HOPELESSLY^ INSANE. Recorder McNeale, of the Chamber of Commerce, \ Loses His Reason. The Chamber Holds an Elec tion, and Declares the ! Office Vacant. Fred Driscoll, Sr., Is Chosen President of the New Board. Col. Barr Tells What the Street Railway Company * Will Do. When the new directors of the cham ber of commerce met yesterday morn ing for the election of officers, Gen. Sanborn moved that the office of re corder, which has been held by C. A. McNeall for the just three years, be de clared vacated. It was announced that Mr. McNeall had become insane and had been taken to the asylum at Rochester. The unfortunate man has an interesting story. He is the son of a wealthy Irish nobleman living in the south of Ire land. When he became of age his father gave him -820,000, and he sailed for America to make his own way in the world. He was induced by spec ulators to invest his money in a Vir ginia land scheme, and in a few years lost his entire fortune. On coming West Mr. McNeal first went to Winnipeg, where he met with further reverses. Removing to St. Paul, he secured the position of recorder of the chamber under Secretary Phelps, lie had a finished education, but had never known what it was to work for a living. His misfortunes, and the con ditions to which he had been reduced, preyed constantly on his mind. He first showed positive symptoms of insanity about a week ago, although his strange actions and manner had often attracted attention before. Three weeks ago he was taken to Denver, Col., by friends, who hoped that the change would ben efit him. On the contrary he grew rap idly worse, and his mania assumed defi nite form. He imagined that he owned . the whole world and was compelled to keep constantly walking.He was brought, back and taken to the Rochester asy lum. The physicians at that institution' have pronounced his insanity the result of a fungous growth at the base of the brain, and do not entertain much hope of his recovery. Mr. McNeale is mar ried to a Grecian lady of culture and re finement, a native of Athens. ' r 7.- THE XKW OFFICERS. The board elected the following offi cers: Frederick. Driscoll, Sr., presi dent; Gen. J. sV. Bishop, vice presi dent: Peter Berkey, treasurer, and A, S. Tallmadge, secretary. , The old board, which met for the last time, laid over all the important busi ness before the chamber. This' in cluded the communication from ■.•the'' Omaha board of trade recommending the passage of resolutions favorable to a ship canal around the falls of Niagara; another from the secretary of the. mer chants' exchange of Dallas, Tex., an nouncing that a convention will be held at Denver, in July, to secure an appro priation from congress for the creation of a deep water port on. the coast of Texas; and another from Luther B. Little, secretary of the St. Paul Press club, notifying the chamber that E. V. Smallcy, 11. P. Hal) and Capt. Moffett had been appointed a committee to co operate in the reception and entertain ment af the Missouri editors that are to pass through St. Paul next month. The report of C. 0. Andrews, presented to the chamber in favor of a public library, was submitted to a vote, but on the call of the roll it was discovered that there was no quorum and the report went over. J. "W. m'clukg. > H. J. Horn, from the special commit tee, read a paper on the death of J. W. McClung, concluding with the following resolutions, which were adopted: '*' ;•-,:• Resolved, That the recent death of Our friend and associate, John W.."McCluug, has filled us with sincere sorrow. That his long term of active and valuable service as a mem ber and director of this chamber has greatly added to its usefulness and efficiency, and his public spirit, energy and loyalty as a citizen of this city has largely influenced its growth and advanced its interests. Resolved, That we recognize in him a man of honor aud strict integrity, a good and effi cient citizen and an affectionate husband and father, and that we deplore this great loss to the community, to his friends and family, and tender to his bereaved family heartfelt sympathy and condolence. Resolved, That a copy hereof be trans mitted to his family. THE STREET RAILWAY. The committee on transportation, through J. W. Bishop, the chairman, reported that the committee had con ferred with the committee from the city council, and with the officers of the city railway company. The com mittee submitted to the chamber a com munication from Col. Barr, of which the following is an abstract: "The city council has ordered the fol lowing extensions of the tracks of the St. Paul City railway: West Seventh street, from Lee avenue.the present ter minus, one mile': Rondo street, from Arundel, the present terminus, one-half mile; University avenue, from Kent street, the present terminus, one-half mile; from Ducas street, on Fairfield avenue to Dakota avenue, to Win ifred street, to Ohio street, 1.43 miles; from Payne avenue, on Sims street to Greenbrier avenue, and "on Greenbrier avenue to Maryland avenue, .7:2 miles, making a total of 4.15 miles. In addi tion to the above, 1 understand that your committee has recommended the building of a line on Como avenue, from Bice street to Como park, a distance of about 2.3 miles, and the extension of the Mississippi street line half a mile beyond Acker street, which, including the lines that have already been or dered, would make a distance of 6.8"5 miles. WHAT THE COMPANY "WILL DO. "The above improvements have all; been taken under consideration and re sults thoroughly canvassed. The com pany is very anxious to keep pace with the natural tide of improvements, but does not feel that it should be called upon or expected to make additional expenditures in the building of exten sions which cannot, for some time to come, be other than a burden. This would certainly be the case in an exten sion on West Seventh street, University avenue or to Como Park, neither of which, in our opinion, could, under present conditions, be warranted. After canvassing the subject we do, however, feel warranted in agreeing to the follow ing extensions: Rondo street line, Arundel street to Dale street, 2,000 feet; Winifred street line to Ohio street, 7,525 feet; Payne avenue extension, via Greenbrier to Maryland avenue, 3,800 feet; Mississippi street extension, 2,040 feet, being a little over 3 miles, or 6.04 miles of track. The latter will have to be graded, bridged and sewered, and it should be understood that when this is done we shall be allowed to abandon the present line on Acker street, which always has been and will continue to be a burden on the company as long as it is operated. The suggestion to extend our University avenue line over either Kent or Dale street, from University avenue to Van Buren street, instead of building on University avenue, seems to . me much more feasible. While I do not think the expense warranted, yet it is quite clear that this would accommodate a greater number of people." The report was laid over, and the old board adjourned to give way to the new. Let the Campaign Begin. The Lincoln club,asthe Young Men's Republican club now calls itself,elected officers last evening, though the attend ance was somewhat meager. The com plete board is as follows: President, M. D. Munn ; vice presidents, M. F. Propping, E. P. Sanborn; recording' secretary, Edward 11. Osmun; financial secretary, Harvey E. Hall: treasurer.M. J. Bell; finance- committee, Stanford Newel, George Thompson, E. C. Long. NOIES OF THK ARM IT. Three companies— E, G and X— of the. Twenty-second infantry, under com mand of Lieut. Col. Joseph S. Conrad, arrived in St. Paul yesterday, and at 3' o'clock p. m. left for their stations- Companies E and G to Fort Totten, and; and Company I to Fort Abraham Lin-, coln. The balance of the regiment, with headquarters, will reach its des tination. Fort Keogh, via the Elkhdrh' & Missouri Valley route. More tlian one-fourth of the regular army is n6\i : on the move, changing stations. ! •*■' Mrs. Sealey. wife of Hospital Steward Joseph A. Sealey, of the medical depart- 5 ment, died at Fort Sneiling yesterday : morning. Cancer of the breast, frtmi*' which for the past two years she has* suffered with' grat fortitude, was' the cause of her r death. The remains will be conveyed to Prescott, Wis., where the funeral will take place to-morrow, RevT Mr. Spoil'ord, of Mium a idlte ' officiating. .* ] r 1 . In compliance with instruction from - the secretary of war, Lieut. William|L; * Kneedler, assistent surgeon, will be re lieved from duty at Port Sneiling' to-: day by Lieut. Edgar A. Mearns, from Fort Verde, Ariz., and will go to West Point and report for duty to the super intendent of the United States Military ! academy. - ' ■■••-; •-•_■■ r. The troops comprising the garrison at Fort Shelling yesterday received their - monthly stipend on the muster and pay rolls for May 81— the checks being passed around by Lieut. Col. William 11. Johnston, chief paymaster of the de partment. ' Lieut. Col. Horace Jewett and Second Lieut. Harry Freeland, Third infantry, are president and judge advocate, re spectively, of a court-martial ordered to assemble at Fort Missoula, Mont. Capt. Henry J. Nowlan aud First Lieut. A. J. Russell, Seventh cavalry, are respectively president and judge advocate of a court-martial ordered to convene at Fort Meade, Dak. "OUR ETTA." Miss Etta Hawkins Appears Among Her Old Friends. Possibly Miss Hawkins' debut night was a more trying one to her than last night, but we doubt it. It was her first public appearance before the home folks, and with it the trepidation which naturally comes of such an ordeal. And then, to add to the embarrassment, she was suffering from a miserable cold marred her singing, and at times made her voice, scarcely audible. But • for all that, she received an ovation' to warm the heart and quicken the pulse. - "The Main Line" is a pleasing,, but not a strong drama. lntjie first three acts, particularly, there^ is too much of ; monotonous dia logue, with comparatively few sen sational situations. . The .last two acts have abetter, dramatic construe-' tion. The story in brief is the romantic adventure of a young artist in the mount ains of Colorado, who runs across and falls' ,m 'love.'.; with the' daughter.' of ,i i ; the - ' station • master ";. at * . Raw son's "Y." A villainous' brakesman is also in love With the same girl. The switches became misplaced a good many times during the unraveling.of the plot, but by the time the terminus is reached the artist and his sweetheart are on the main line and in £*ood shape. The character of "Possy" Burroughs, which Miss Etta Hawkins plays, is not .the traditional rollicking, untamed child 'of the Sierras . stage character. She is just a ,'.'.;.';".;. .'-, ■ PLAIN, UNEDUCATED. DAMSEL, with a nature as cheery as a bird's, and a heart as honest and guileless as an angel's. It is a pretty character, be cause it is a natural one, and Miss Hawkins plays it just as it is. Her petite, form, sweet face and graceful movements all lend a charm to the im personation. Miss Hawkins is supported by a good company. Harry Barton makes a hand some lover, and plays the part with ad mirable taste. Ogden Stevens, as the villainous brakesman, does some very * • clever acting, while Miss Ida Barton and Mrs. Forrester, the former as Dora, the stage-struck woman, and the latter in the part of the Prairie Flower, elicited much applause. The between-the-act incidents were as entertaining as any part of the per formance, consisting, as they did. of a series of ovations and presentation of floral tributes to "Our Etta." When the curtain dropped on the fourth act the most gorgeous and elaborate floral offering that ever passed over the foot lights of a St. Paul stage was handed up to Miss Hawkins. It was a locomotive made of the costliest flowers, fully six feet in length and three feet high, and a present from the "Kangaroo" club, of which Miss Hawkins is a member. Amid the cheers of the . audience, and greeted with a storm of applause, Miss Hawkins appeared before the curtain, and' in an exceedingly neat and appropriate address acknowlenged the honors that were being conferred upon her by the people of her home.. It was a touching scene, and the young lady's voice was tremu lous with emotion while she thanked the good people of St. Paul for their warm reception. ■ , . It was a splendid audience and a rep resentative one. Miss Hawkins onght to hire some one to put brains into the head of the mdi- , vidual who manipulates the drop cur tain. If she doesn't, she will^et her own brains knocked out some night. She came within an ace of it last night. f * The same bill to-night, when we hope "Our Etta's cold will be petter. ; THE BIG RESERVOIRS j Discussed by a Government Engi- . "■ neer — A Wrong. lmpression, j "Upper Reservoirs of the Mississippi : , River" was the title of a paper read last evening, at the monthly meeting, held in the Ryan parlors, of the Society ' of Civil Engineers of St. Paul, the au thor, R. Davenport, an attache of the ' river commission, furnishing some in- ' teresting and instructive data concern ing the work of improvement above St. , Paul. , - > Statistics for the past four or five • years' operations were given to show - that the §500,000 already expended on the reservoirs had not only been profit ably invested, but had resulted in prac tical benefits.*;. . V- ; : . .-• -;.- An erroneous impression had been conveyed that the water had been re leased from the reservoirs principally in the interest of millers and lumbermen, whereas the contrary was true, as the records showed that the volume of water behind the dams had been re leased during the season of the year when most needed and without any regard whatever to private enterprise. ; Incidental to his paper Mr. Davenport : stated that although a large quantity of water had fallen in the vicinity • of * St. Paul, yet in Northern Minuesota and portions of Dnkota there had been only slight rains during the recent rainy season here, and fears were expressed for the future of the crops of those two sections. "1 • ■'** .-•' It was the last meeting of the engi i neers for the summer, and when they . adjourned last evening it was announced the next assembly wonld take place in ■ September. * DISTRICT COURT DOINGS. John D. Luddeu has sued Leavitt Reynolds for $609 on a note. . • >J . . ■ Schrueber <& Thill have sued Margaret Kirmau et al. for $03 for extra work in the completion of a dwelling house. Before Judge Brill the case of Louisa ; Weyl vs. William H. Barry, for pay : . incut of notes given for property, is on iirfwal. Mast, Buford & Burwell have sued > [.Joseph Brown et al. for $198.83 for ma terials furnished in construction of a , .windmill. : • .The St. Paul Iron company has sued , .the B. H. Beach Manufacturing com pany for $533.35 for labor and materials hif-jruished. .:.:..: B. Stassen has appealed from the as sessment of the board of public works in the openinsr. widening and extension of Belvidere street. >X Before Judge Wilkin the cases of i Amine M. Gregg vs. John W. Gregg and ieame plaintiff against Gregg • & Gris m wold, are on trial jointly. •..••■'• 9 :'ln the ease of Dorothea Sathar vs. ■••Nels J. Ness the jury returned a verdict tor plaintiff in the sum of §-2.500. A stay of thirty days was granted. >;"->lnthe matter of the assignment of Bristol & McArthur to Alexander Pea body, Judge Simons has entered an or der allowing the account of the assignee and directing the distribution of $6, --370.98 pro rata among the creditors. The Dime Museum. Prof. Mahin startled a great many people at the dime museum yesterday with his wonderful impalement act. He lies on his back, throws knives, and big ones, too, into the air and they fall about him so close! v that they some times tear his clothing. Upon the upper stage Riley & Wolfe's Comedy company are very funny in "Ghosts in a Pawn shop," and the vaudeville show on the lower stage is one of unusual excellence. PERSONALS. . H. M. Todd, of Duluth, was in St. Paul yes terday. George F. Fuller, Glyudon, has quarters at the Ryan. W. C. odell, of Chaska, spent yesterday in St. Paul. J 11. C. Fridley, of Fridley Park, is at the "Merchants. • 11. A. Bruns, the Moorhead hotel man, is at the Merchants. Hon. If. Mullen, of New Tim, stopped at the Ryan yesterday. John McKinley, of Duluth, called at the state house yesterday. .J.I. Park, of the Joliet, 111., Daily Press, is stopping at the Merchants. ... KomaiueE. Davis, of Madison, Wis., was yesterday admitted to practice law iv the courts of Minnesota. : Architect Yost, of the state board of chari ties and corrections, called at the capitol yesterday to confer with secretary Hart re garding the erection of a poor house for -Becker county. ■.-:.:•• . ST. PAUL REAL ESTATE^ Forty, deeds were left for record' yester day, with a total consideration of. $205,401,' ,as follows : 'Jg?Jg •D C Sullivan to P Jills, It 15, blk 20, North St Paul Pr0per...;..,.. $700 J Wollny to J Gruhot. It 12, blk 0, East * ville Heights ......: .-,-.'. * . : . . . . 375 North St Paul Land company to II A" • Castle, Its 9 to 15, blk 25, Fourth add,' . • j North St Paul .......v.. .. .2,000 C Scherling to P Wiest, It 16 v blk 23, Brown, Ramsey & Stinsbn'sadd. ...... 600 FA Chandler to J W Beuley, It 70, " • Union Park ............:. 1,100 ' BC Rankin to E A Freeman, Its 11 to »' '14,'Weide's Second add.... .".v.. ...... 2,600 L Hoyt to J M Prentice, Its 11 and 15, blk 3, Hoyt's rearr 800 S Rockwell to O Lassen, It 13, blk 1, Bergman's div .:.... \ 400 C B Gardner to M Pennringer.lt 19, blk <>,il, Syndicate No 3..,. -. ... ...,,.... 900 •Capital City Real Estate and Improve- K-ment company to C Ueiss, Its 3 and.4,' . I ,blk 6, West St Paul Syndicate Add No ■ ! '.1 '..:.;':.'■ 2.500 B'Michel to J Blachowski, *,-> It 7, blk . '13, Robertson & Van Etten's ad. .... . 400 1 A Ramsey to German Turnverein, pt It 0, blk 2. Rice & Irvine's add 12,000 , J.L Lovering to G M Savre, Its 5, 6 ana ,27, blk 1. Eastville Heights 2,250 G M Sayre to Lovering, Its 23, 29 and -:"_3O, blk 1, Eastville Heights 2,250 D. II Hunt to J Peterson, Its 15, 16 and • 17. blk 2, Hunts add 2.500 . 11, Sahlgaard to "W P Holenberg, Its 21 'and 22, blk ; 47,Denslow's subd. .1,000 -'PR E and BSoc to J Carey, It 24; blk .* .3, Syndicate Add No 4 ....::..;... 750 -C Anderson to J Lofgren, It 10, blk 5, Beaupre & Kelly's add 700 D C Sullivan to H Mueller, It 14,b1k 20, North St Paul proper ..: 800 P R L Hardenbergh to J J Kerms, Its 5 and 6, blk 1. Lockey's add 3,500 A B Weistein to J Jacobson, Its 6 and 7, blk 104, West St Paul proper 2,500 R C Buraick to C C Burdick, part Its 63 and 64, Union Park ...1,000 C WYoungman to R H Humphrey, Its 23 and 24, blk 3, Palisade add...... .. 800 H G Ingersoll to R Murdock, It 29, blk 5, Kensington Park ; .-..-. 470 J Young to M Carroll, It 7, blk 16,Auer bach & Hand's add ;. 1,750 A R Darling to G R Holmes, part It 6, blk 3, Patterson's add.... 13,000 T J Kavanagh to T P Brennan, It 28,bik • 22, Mackubin & Marshall's add. ...... 6,000 S F Sanderson to A W Hird.part sec 16, town 29, range 23 1,750 Same to « Soule, part sec 16, town 29, range 23 1,750 Same to Same, part sec 16, town 29, range 23 6,519 Same to Q M Marden. part sec 16, town 29, range 23 1,750 G Soule to M Marden, part sec 16, town 29. range 23 3,259 Sanderson to M A Thwing, part sec 16, town 29, range 23." 3,500 Seven unpub1i5hed... ................ 121,870 Total, 40 pieces .........5203,041 BUILDING PERMITS. The following permits to build were issued yesterday August Zenker, lVa-story frame dwell ing. Butternut, near Bay §1,500 . Jodocfc Kahler. 2-story frame dwelling. Fuller, near Virginia ay 2,400 P Omdahl, li. ; . story frame barn, Valley, near Jackson ". 500 CD Ecklund, 2-story frame dwelling • and store, Arcade, near Jenks... 2,400 John Begley. 2-story frame double stores and dwellings 6,000 J Magill Smith, 2-story frame dwelling, Fourth near Bates. T 6,000 Walter J Wheeler, IV.-s-tory frame dwelling, Carroll, near Fair View 2,400 J W Callahan, addition to dwelling, Ross, near Earl.. 1,500 Aug Letton, 2-story frame double 1 dwellintr. Pine, near Olmstead 2,450 Peter Orth, 3-story brick veneer dwell- • ing, Ninth, near Exchange.... 10,000 Mrs A Jauscn, 3-story brick veneer 1 ing, Ninth, near Exchange 10,000 J Thos Licha, lt.-story frame dwelling. Front, near Marion .:........ ..'.;. 1,000 Oscar Hennig. addition to dwelling. Ed - round, near Da1e...... *-....-..-.. ..;.;. 1,000 Five minor permits 850 v Total, 18 permits $48,000 . [See ad. of Real Estate Title Ins. Co.] THE RAILROADS. ' Railroad Earnings. ' 'The earnings of the Northern Pacific * road for the last week in May.compared £ ■-With the same week last yeai , were as p follows: " "-■'; -■'; '.? i — : „ ";' IsSS. 1887. j Increase. . •Freight.... $940,000 $667,041 $272,955 1 Passenger.. 493,187 314,612 178,574 - Mnil.expr's ; -": .;•. '■?-;- --'.--. and mis- - icellau'us 93,900 67,560 26,339 t Total .... $1.527,057;51.040.217 $477.869 * ?n ST. PAUL & m i/ctii. . . ' The earnings of the St. Paul & Duluth „ road for the fourth week in May were a ■ *»5,99T>: for the month of May, $129,792 : * 2 from Jan. 1 to May 31, $471,507. vi'; • - ■ ■ . St. Paul & Kansas City Road. There is a good deal of .curiosity to 0 ascertain what the other roads will do g in regard to the position taken by the t St. Paul & Kansas City road .in regard t to ignoring the interstate commerce a law in regard to the long and short haul. : t The Chicago Tribune expresses the *■ opinion that the other roads will do the * same. On the contrary, it is asserted by the other roads that they : will not \ follow in the wake of the St. , Paul & Kansas City at all. On this point the Tribune says: This action will lead to much litigation, as the . shippers and - merchants at local points between Chi cago and St. Paul will not tamely sub mit to paying proportionately . much higher rates than are charged between Chicago and St. Paul direct. It ■: is also quite certain that the Illinois Central will not join the other roads in carrying ( out the policy . outlined above. This . company, it is understood, , is now pre paring a new lowa tariff based upon the : 40-cent tariff between Chicago, and St. = Paul. If it puts that tariff, into effect 1 the other lowa : roads cannot afford to '| ' maintain rates based upon a GO-cent tar iff unless they meant to get into con flict with the new lowa law. They will be compelled to reduce their rates in lowa and points between Chicago and St. Paul to the same basis as made by the Illinois Central, even if dthe inter state commission should decide that they are justified under existing circum stances in making through rates inde pendent of local rates. No Exclusive Deal Made. Chicago, June 4.— First Vice Presi dent C. W. Smith, of the Atchison, To peka A Santa Fe Railroad company, says there is no truth in the report that his company has made a traffic agree ment with the Erie Railway company, The Santa Fe, he says, has no intention of extending its system east of Chicago, or of making an exclusive traffic ar rangement with any one company. Well Merited Promotion. Special to the Globe, Watki:town, Dak., June 4.— The many friends of George Stoddard, the old-time civil engineer, are congratu lating him on the appointment as road master of the Chicago & Northwestern railroad from Watertown to Gettysburg. The appointment is a good one and is a well merited promotion of a faithful servant. May Get There in Time. Special to the Globe. St. Vincent, Minn., June 4.— The Red River Valley' railway engines consigned to the Bank of Montreal, Winnipeg, were forwarded by Agent Frazer to Winnipeg yesterday. They will be returned at local rates to Grand Forks and bonded from St. Vincent to est Lynne. Chips From the Ties. General Manager Manvel. of the Manitoba road, who has been out over the road, re turned yesterday. He has been out as far as Helena. On being asked if he had resigned, lie replied that he had nothing to say upon that subject at present. The business cars of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe and the Canadian Pacific roads reached St. Paul yesterday, containing some of the officials of each road. The directors of the Milwaukee & St. Paul road arrived in St. Paul yesterday, by special train from Milwaukee, aud in the afternoon went to Minneapolis. President Stickney and General Manager Egan, of the St. Paul & Kansas City road, left for l)es Moines yesterday. ' m CLERICAL CRANKISM. An Asylum Is the Proper Place for Rev. Dr. Pridgern. Athens, Ga., June Rev. Dr. Prid gern some weeks ago preached his own funeral sermon, and now he is about to contest his own will. When asked about it he declared that . what had once been done could not be undone without sufficient cause, and as he considered himself dead since his funeral sermon, he can only proceed in the legal way to have his will set aside. He sought to keep his coffin in the house, to which his wife, who is his second mate, objected. The disagreement growing out of this has deepened, until now the old man desires to recall the will by which he left her his small possessions. Undue influence is the reason he will assign. — i Cyprians Do Some Shooting. Special to the Globe. Wheeling, W. Va., June 4.— At 1 o'clock this morning a fatal shooting affray took place in the suburban re sort of Jerry Clemens' a few miles west of Bridgeport, O. A party-includ ing two inmates of houses of prostitu tion of this city, Gertie and Bertie Williams, were carousing over wine and refreshments. Troable arose be tween the women and two miners named Samuel and Cornelius Walers. The women were accompanied by two Martin's Ferry men, named Frank Saunders and George Arbaugh, who took up the quarrel on behalf of the women. During the melee Gertie Williams drew a revolver and shot Samuel Walers through the hack, in flicting a mortal wound, though the injured man is still living. The women are now in jail awaiting trial. m A Strike Averted. Special to the Globe. Pittsburg, Pa., June The brew ers' strike did not materialize to-day as was expected. All the shops in Al legheny except two granted what the brewers asked and their men went to work. In this city the scale will be signed as it is presented. ii'.'-'-tz^* Delightful Office for Rent. A splendid office on ground floor of Globe building is for rent from May 1. An excellent location for any important financial institution, it having a large fire and burglar-proof vault in it. In quire at Globe counting room. GEMIL JEWELER, CI QT 85 E. THIRD, LIU I I st. PAUL, PIANOS! DECKER, HAINES, BRIGGS & EVE RETT. ORGANS NEW ENGLAND AND STERLING. PRICES Guaranteed the Lowest in the city. TERMS: Monthly or Quarterly -Payments: or to suit the convenience of purchaser. EXCHANGED! Second-hand Instruments taken as part payment for new ones. . MUSIC! Of all kinds and every description. Mvn b *_-! 1 UrARWtLL 107 East Third Street, ST. PAUL, It gives me pleasure to announce to the public that I have sold my entire interest in the livery business to Col. A. Allen and W. Q. Allen, and here wish to express my thanks to one and all for past favors. I would ask a con tinuance of the same to my successors. F. D. Abbey. Having purchased the entire interest of F. D. Abbey in the livery business, it give us pleasure to state to the public that we will continue the same under I the firm name of Allen & Co., and would ask for the new firm a continuance of the liberal patronage of the public here tofore enjoyed by Mr. Abbey. By close attention and prompt dealing we hope to merit the same. COL. A. ALLEN, ° W. Q. ALLEN. MONEY! AT CURRENT RATES. CLARK ÞE, 316 Robert Street Dan Estate ads. in the Globe are seen by i f.^ 7 the most people. ."* I i**A St Paul Clothing House that is Exclusively Owned and Controlled by St. Paul Men. OUR 35TH SEMI-ANNUAL RED FIGURE SALE Forces us to sell all our Fine Tailor-Made Clothing for less than wholesale cost. BOSTON* ON-tLT-JPRIOE CLOTHINO HOUSE I THIRD STREET, CORNER OF ROBERT, ST. _P-A_XJI_,. JOSEPH NT KEY & CO. S T. PAUL'S RELIABLE OUTFITTERS. We Have No Branch Houses, and Are Not a Branch of Any House. ITP TUESDAY, JUNE 5. PLYMOUTH Clothing House* WEDNESDAY EVENING Free Promenade Concert, at our New Store, corner Seventh and Robert Streets. IPEOGRAMME: '''•■'. , ; I. :■'-' ■..".'.-'. 1. Match "San Diego" Rolliimon 2. Overture... .'. '....."Prince Metliusaleui".... "i " .I £££! J. Clarinet Solo ■.'.-. "Sonnambula" ..^ Oavallinl 4. Waltz CHAKLBS H. HUBBARD. ....."......EelcrßcU *• Walt;! "Ou the Beautlftn Rhine" Eeler Bcla 11. 5. Selection "II Trovatoro" \>r,i b. Gavotte "Little Wag" .....7.7.'." ". MoW 8 - Gal ICdley • -Isnca. lJr ic,, :::::::::::::r:::::::::!:^^ o. i^aiop 'Climax" White Eemeniber not to make any engagement for Wednes day Evening. The Free Promenade Concert of the Plymouth Cloth ing House, by the Great Western Band— leader —comes on Wednesday Evening; and we would much rather have a few thousand gentlemen and ladies prome nade through our spacious store and report to their friends what they observe with their own eyes, than to spend money trying to describe the thousand and one attractions in the newspapers and probably bore you by so doing. Come, everybody! the concert is firstrclass, you know that, and so is the store. You'll say so. . _______ nil linn I S STEINWAY, GRANDS, V 1 11 111 IIS WEBER, / UPRIGHTS i Inll JtJ BEHRBROS. M & I IIIIIUUi ! GABIiER . ) SQUARES These Weil-Known Leaders in all the Modern and Fancy Styles, and Fancy Woods. A few Special Bargains in Pianos that have been used, but of flno quality and nearly as good as new. Large assortment of Parlor Organs in elegant styles. Pianos for Rent or for Sale on Easy Terms. Old Instruments Taken in Exchange. Prices always the Lowest. W. J. DYER& BRO., 148 & 150 East Third St., ST. PAUL. 509 & 511 Nicollet Ay., MINHEAPOLI « CftftS HARD,V,AN 92 and 94 E. Third St. "^akal^ra '"" LOW PRICES. EASY TERMS. HIGH ART JEWELRY! DIAMONDS, WATCHE3 AND SttVEBWARE. E. A. BROWN, 1111 East Third Street, - St. Paul, Minn. THE CONSTANTINOPLE, = q«q -t^JLll , „ V cL« , fcl V BRAC FROM THE OBI* S7S Jackson Street, St PauL ENT. Turkish Rugs, Carpets. Curtains, Tidies, Scarfs and * Embroideries. Not an Auction, but a Permanent institution. E. J. OLIVIER, Proprietor. & PATENTS! BALLARD'S IxPRESsI Caveats, Designs, Trade Marks, Labels, ioc bL B * _-•___ o_ ww ■ etc. Write or call. '*° tast Fifth Street. r- %_# . ...r- * Trunks moved for 25 cents. . Furni. F. W. LAN tare moved, stored, packed and shipped Room 52, German-American Bank Bldg. Telephone 640-2. ST. PAUL, MINN. * , MA Mr V ____JL»-^3 F rs ?m *l ■ MON E Y £mmm? Delivery, Storage WILLIAM H. YIGUERS&CO.3 ' Warehousing a specialty. Northeast Cor. Fourth & Cedar Sts. ■ Packlng and Shipping by competent heln. Northeast Cor. Fourth & Cedar Sts. I i C*!Zgl!Sms** Ifyouwanttohfre* i TQMS^HMEI^^^S _m\l If you want to hire a ■ U -— ffl C, \lV£ll° '« I _?£*PsffiS"*» tenement read The Glob* **■?' IOKt manhood, etc. 1 will send a valuabla "rkSKEaggf tenement read The Globe treatise (scaled) eontalnln B full particulars for . E!i?s| - *»"iiSsr.. , "Want" warn i.. PROF. F.C. FOWLER. Moodu 8l Conn.