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THE D AILY GLOBE PUB LIS II D EVERY DAT. ■AT THE GLOBE BUILDING, COR. FOURTH AND CEP STREETS = BY LEWIS BAKER. ST. PAUL GLOBE SUBSCRIPTION RATES. Daily (Not Isc.htdikg Sixr-AY.*) _ Iyr iv advauce.SS 00 I 3m. in advance""^ TO (J m. in advance 4 00 I 0 weeks in adv. 100 One month.. ...70c. DAILY ANU BUT- DAY. , - _„ rft lyi in advanceSlO 00 I 3 mo*, in adv. .$2 ,>0 6m in advance 500 I 5 weeks in adv. 100 One month .....Boc. SUNDAY ALONE. Iyr in advance. 00 I 3 mos in adv g*>e cm in advance 1 00 1 lino, in adv -*Oc Weekly—' - Monday, Wednesday and Friday.) lyi in advances 1 00 ' 6 mos. taadj. $2 00 3 months, in advance.... sl 00. ;.. WEEKLY ST. TACT. GLOBE. ■ . One Year, §1 i six Mo. 05c 1 Three Mo. 3oc Rejected communications cannot be pre iser-- Address all letters and telegrams to THE &LOB& St, Paul, Miim. TO-DAYS WEATHER. Washinotos, Nov. Indications: For Wisconsin: Fair in southern portion, light 6now in northern portion : northerly winds: slightly colder. For "Minnesota : Light snow in northern portion: fair, followed by light local snows la* southern portion: colder; northerly winds. For Iowa: Slightly colder; fair; northerly winds. For Dakota: Colder, threatening weather and light local snows; northerly winds. GENERAL OBSERVATIONS. _' *-— ~ jri . . . . a *"** o b k 2. a *•* — k :- . HE. _ o Place of E- IlL?? -*, 0 *- rVt ""* 8 Obs' ration, § ° • I* Obs'vation. |g, |» o ■* — .;■ ® ■ c? » : <t 2 : ? " • 7 j • * ' St. Paul.... 30.00 4-lj ! Ft. Btrford .. .. .... Ft. Sully . 30.16 34 Ft. Custer. 30.34 34 Ft Totten Helena. ... 13 .34 c* Duluth.... ">O. O-1 34 Minnedosa 3o.2o -<» La Crosso.3u.a-l 3*» QVAppelle 30.28 -** Huron 13.U-1 32j Calgary ... 3.*' -*J Moorhead.- 3 '.12 28 Medic c 11. 30.24 28 St. Vincent 30.16 US; Fort Garry ..... .... ! Bismarck. 30.10 28! Edmonton. 29.74 28 m m Who wants to be senator? Don't all speak at once.;;'','; i*^ It looks now as if we would have to •draw on Boston for ice for the next ice palace. * a** The blizzard has taken up Ins home la Canada. Down South here iv Minne sota .we are luxuriating in summer zephyrs. V£: *** ■■•*•■ , St. Paul Chinamen do not. smoke opium. The bracing ozone in the Min nesota atmosphere takes away all taste for intoxicants. __» - It is said that Nevada has not yet presented a candidate for the new cabi net. It is so small that it may try to attract attention by its singularity. Mr. Quay is credited with wanting a representative Southern man in the Cabinet-. He may not have read old Tecumseii's post-prandial effusion. — ■*•*"-*•*- . .. Joel Heatwole has been on a visit to Indiana. My clear boy, you are cab inet timber,but we can't spare you from home. The winter wood is to be sawed. "•"We ale still rejoicing," says a Re publican exchange. But just wait until the postoffices fail to go around; then there will be lamentation enough. -.*w» Half the chances of base ball will be gone if the "foul tip" is abolished and the catcher does not stand under the bat, in -' the enlivening v. chance" of a broken head. That natural gas in Indiana was the trouble. The similar emanations from the Republican stumps obscured the Democratic view, and it got in its odor ous work- at the polls. -a- The railroad trust has come at last. If a trust is justifiable anywhere, it is in the railroad business. There has to be something to keep the railroad com panies from cutting each others' throats. ■**■*»•*■■■ It is suspected that Gen. Sherman had eaten rather too freely at that New York banquet when he slopped over so notably. He forgot Haves' postmaster General, and the Mosbys that Chant sent abroad. A max in a New York theater was lately put out for refusing to remove his hat. '/he ladies have no interdic tion below the ceiling for the height of their hats, and have one right not con ceded to men. *•*•»* If. the Republicans take in Canada, what becomes of the projection to farm ers against the flood of wheat their orators portrayed as coming down from the Saskatchewan regions? Will not the- lumber interests be swamped if Canadian logs roll across the line with out paving duty? -*•*■***»» ■ ■. Had New York gone for Cleveland the result would have depended upon the vote of West Virginia, and charges of crookedness would possess the pub lic mind, whichever way it was decided. There would have been no electoral commission. Close elections are always to be deprecated. • •***■ «-. Mr. Quay and his associates, who want to go behind the certificate of the governor of Virginia, to secure the vote for Harbison, are not likely to meet much encouragement. It is pretty well settled that each state shall determine its electoral vote, and the history of 1876 is not to be repeated. v 1 While Harrison is not talking out loud much, his selection of the manager of his home newspaper for his private secretary is readily understood to mean that he wants it jto be taken as his mouthpiece. Its utterances have an inspired air, and are not cheerful read ing for the hordes who look for the clean sweep of former Republican eras. - *•*» — • The new law in New York provides that after" next January electricity shall be the agent to do the work of the gal lows. But, so far, the scientists who are to devise the particular process have not made it a success. The preparation of the details for the execution as pro posed is so tedious as to be very trying to the patience of the parties to be oper ated upon.. They will probably prefer not to be killed at all. ' ' <«. Senator Fai'well, of Illinois, who Is an eminently practical politician, in sists that Harrison shall not only. turn all Democrats out of office, but retire to private life all the hold-over Republic ans. He has the reputation of expert ness at poker, and regards the federal patronage as a big pot to go to- the win ners in the quadrennial game. It is possible Harrison doesn't know the game. . A good deal of interest is reported in Canada over the. annexation scheme proposed as the policy of the next ad ministration. The; party there favora ble to the project is showing new life, and the press is discussing the matter with some acrimony. As far . as *; the ultimate result is concerned, the action of the new administration is not very material ; the Yankee Doodle notes are bound to roll over the continent. There is no hurry about it, however. REAPPORTIONMENT. The Zumbrota Independent says that the representatives of Southern Minne- j sota in the next legislature have com. mand of the 'situation, and -if they are wiso they ; will not permit it ; to. be wrested from them. ... We fail to catch at what our Zumbrota friend is driving. I It is true that - Southern • Minnesota has the largest proportion of the representa tion in tho legislature, but hasn't it ever . been so? Southern Minnesota has no more advantage now than it has always had. We fail to sec the point of our contemporary's argument, un less it applies to the question of legislative reapportionment, and we would dislike to think that so respecta ble a paper would advocate an unjust exercise of power. A reapportionment or the state on a fair basis would un questionably 'increase the representa tion of the northern part of the state ; yet this is no argument against a reap portionment. There are no sectional interests in this state of so great a con sequence as to necessitate the perform ance of an act of injustice to retain power in any one section. The inter ests of the northern part of the state are perfectly secure with the balance of power on the southern side of the | line. if the conditions-were reversed, and the northern section had the preponderance of legislative representation, the inter ests of the southern part of the state would be equally secure. The question of reapportionment is not a sectional one; it is simply a question of doing equal and exact justice to all parts of the state. " ... "-*"- m ■ _ WANTED TO DECLINE. A writer in the Chicago Times recalls some incidents of the St. Louis conven tion which give the impression that at about the time that body assembled President Cleveland had it in mind to decline a renomination. This fact was gleaned from a number of personal in terviews with gentlemen who were as near being in the confidence of the president as anyone ever gets. A Vir ginia congressman who claimed to speak by the card told the Chicago man that Mr. Cleveland was chafing under the complaints which were con tinually pouring in upon him. from Democratic sources of the lack of Dem ocratic methods in his administration. He was not en rapport with his party, and he felt that his party was not en rapport with him. So strong was his conviction in this direction that, while he appeared to the outside world to be indifferent to criticism, yet those nearest to him knew that he was restive under the conditions which surrounded him, and had an inward longing to be released from the infliction of a re nomination. Roswell P. Flower, is quoted as having said that he was con scious of Mr. Cleveland's disposition to decline a renomination, but that the welfare of the party imperatively de-; manded it, so that the president really had no discretion in the matter. "We have got. to take him, as he has got . to take us. That's the size of it," said Mr. Flower. Not to have renominated Cleveland would have been construed by the. country as an admission that Democratic adminis tration had been a failure. The party managers realized this, and while Gov. Gray and others were ambitions to head the ticket and went to St. Louis to make a fight for the nomination, it was soon realized that unless the nomina tion were given to Mr. Cleveland in an apparently spontaneous and warm hearted way he would surely decline and leave the party in the lurch. One gentleman occupying a high judicial position, who was present at St. Louis not as a delegate,' but as an adviser, is accredited with an opinion expressed at the time the convention was in session, that Mr. Cleveland : ought to decline because there was no possibility of his carrying New York in the face of the opposition of the Hill faction, and es pecially as he had no dashing leader like Manning to lead lo victory. -In the light of what has subsequently-oc curred, these incidents are exceedingly interesting. -'"£ '-%f£ ■ '•*.'- . m THE IOWA EVICTIONS. The lowa evictions have excited more or less public sympathy for the unfortu nate people who have been summarily turned out of house and home. It is natural that it should be so, for there is no more distressing sight than to see an individual by any stroke of misfortune deprived of the home which shelters his family and which represents the earn ings accumulated by years of hard toil. Nor is it a wonder, even in a state with the reputation for intelligence and a law-abiding spirit that lowa possesses, to find these people resisting ejectment aud requiring the officers of the law to resort to forcible eviction. , Still, with all its harsh features, there is another side to this matter, which the public are entitled to see. The claimants for these lands have both the legal and equitable title, as has been affirmed and reaffirmed by the supreme court; and the ejected settlers have bean the victims of land sharks and of that miserable policy so long pursued by the general government of granting away the public lands to others than settlers. Away back iu1846 the United States government granted to the state of lowa each alter nate section within five miles . of the Dcs Moines .river, to be used in making the river navigable. Instead of undertaking the work itself, the state turned over the lands to a cor poration known as the Dcs Moines Navigation & Railroad company. The corporation subsequently became in solvent, and the creditors, foreclosing a mortgage, became the owners of these lands. Through the misrepresentation of land sharks and the connivance of. government land agents," settlers were induced to occupy some of these lands, and in a number of instances the gov ernment issued two patents— one to the navigation company and the other to the settler. Naturally enough, litiga tion grew out of this complicated state of affairs, and as usual, the poor settler is the sufferer. The title of the naviga tion company is held valid, and the set tlers are pitched out of doors. There are six counties in lowa— Polk, ; Boone, Dallas, Webster, Humboldt and Ham ilton—in which these lands lie. aud con sequently : there is great excitement along the Dcs Moines. ' -*■•— --.-.w BIRDS; OF A FEATHER. It provokes a smile to hear Senator Quay and ex-Senator Maiione say that their sole object in raising aeon test over the Virginia election is to purify the ballot.. Every one concedes that in many quarters, both North and South, the ballot needs purifying, but no one interested in securing election reforms would for a moment think of employing : Matthew Quay and William Mahone as the agents through whom the " purification was to be accomplished. Their past political records do not justify the belief that they could ever be eminently successful as ballot purifiers. Senator ■Quay's connection with the board of pardons in Pennsylvania was; not calculated to inspire the supremest confidence in his genius for purification,; and "there . has certainly been nothing ;in ex-Sen ator Maiione's political history to sue-, lator that he is the embodiment jof sug gest that lie is the embodiment of vir tue. The Republicans of his own state THE PAINT PAUL DAILY GLOBE: WEDNESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 28, 1888. rose up in revolt against bis peculiar political ; methods, and the Democrats never said one-half of the mean. things about "Guerrilla Billy" that His own : party friends said about him in the late Chicago convention. And it must* have been that every word . they said '.was : true, or the convention would not have squelched him so summarily. ".' We opine that Quay and Mahone: have other meat than ballot purification in tho . pot. There is a fellow feeling between these two noted Republicans. They are birds of a - feather who; have always flocked together. Vlt so happens just at this time that Mahone is in dis grace with his party and Quay is en deavoring to put him on his feet again. Quay has use for. Mahone in carrying out some political schemes: that are be ing laid for the future, and only way'; that he can use him is first to have him restored in favor with the Harrison regime. If he can pose Mahone before the county as a ballot purifier, he thinks it will give him standing with the Sunday school administration which Gen. Harrison is expected to inau gurate. . and thus ,he can be utilized in promoting the peculiar Pennsylvania idea which Senator Quay is hatching.* Quay may succeed in pulling the wool over the eyes of the Harrison admin istration, but he can never beguile; the great mass of the people into • believing that William Mahone ever had an honest thought concerning "ballot purifi cation or election reform. .■•*. ! **"::'.' ■• «****■ WANTED HIS DINNER. There is an old saw that the only way to civilize an Indian is to kill him. It now seems that the way to placate a bloodthirsty brave is to fill him up with good victuals. Since his return from a recent visit to Washington Sitting Bull has been mad as a wet hen— so mad iv fact that fears have been entertained he would go on the warpath again. It has all along been supposed his bovine anger was excited because of his failure to strike the interior department for an extortimate price for the Sioux reserva tion lands. It turns out, however, that he hasn't been fretting about that. He is mad because Mr. Cleveland omit ted to invite him to take dinner at the White House, and late reports from Standing Rock bring information that Chief Bull derives an immense deal of . comfort from the result of the late elec tion. . GEN. PALMER'S WITHDRAWAL The Republican papers are a good deal ■ disturbed over the action of Gen., Palmer in Illinois, in withdrawing from the G. A. R. on the ground that- it has been diverted to a partisan agency. The general was one of the last of the volunteer soldiery to be mustered out. was one of the organizers and earliest department commanders of the G. A. R. in his state. He is not a narrow groove man, and does not carry politics out of its normal range. He is not likely to take this step in a petulant mood, or in consequence of ; personal defeat. The local pos* at the capital of Illinois is largely made up of -Republican politi cians, and the grounds of complaint may. have been specially conspicuous there, but an organization that has so many commendable features can hardly be too rigid in adherence to its original ■ purport. , * - -oa_. WORTH LOOKING INTO. When the post-mortem dissectors get around to it, they will find opportunity for their exercise in the fact that the. Democrats elected everybody on the general ticket in New York state, ex cept the presidential candidates, by pluralities ranging from 2,500 to 18,000. The candidates for the state judiciary no doubt polled the straight party vote, without scratching, 'and -'the Democrats had about 2,500 plurality. Gen. Har rison and Mr. Morton were the only Republicans who carried the state. The explanations are numerous enough, but not quite satisfactory.- A good many Democrats evidently cut the head of the ticket for reasons, probably most of them personal. V- "• _ , ■*•*» " --.'"v:. ABATEMENT OF CELTS"". The Angell who inspires and di rects'the organized movement for the prevention of cruelty to animals gives a somewhat glowing view of the progress of the work. One curious incident is mentioned in the connection— that is, that there has been a remarkable de cline in the horsewhip trade. Most of the whips sold over the entire continent are. made in Massachusetts, and the manufacturers report the hardest year for a decade in their business. They do not attribute it to the humane move ment, but the spirit of the age is evi dently not encouraging, to that branch of industry. . .«-». IMITATING PHARAOH. * The Chicago speculators put up wheat by a fictitious scarcity, and the millers want to keep up the price of flour by diminished production. If flour is kept up. it is expected that wheat will fall. The first corner in breadstuffs reported was under old Pharaoh in Egypt, and ever since the commercial descendants of the hard-hearted king who has so long had commendable place with the mummies have been displaying \ his characteristics in their speculations in the staff of life. :./_-*" "''. -'-.\ .'-"■" . « i ' OUR LAWMAKERS. - F. W. Hoyt, a Member of the Legislature House From "Good hue. F. W. Hoyt, senator-elect -from the Twenty-second senatorial district, was born in Orleans county, N. V., June 1, 1841. His parents settled in Goodhue county in the autumn of 1850, in terri torial days. There being but few schools in the county, lie was, in the fall of 1857. sent to Rock Island, 111., to attend school at that place, and after wards and for several years was a stu dent in Hamline university, while it was located iv Red Wing. In 1865 he was admitted to the bar. and is now one of the law firm of Michael & Hoyt. Mr. Hoyt has grown up from a boy in Red Wing, and has been ; identified with nearly, all of her "manufacturing, and public . enterprises, and ' at present is a director in I very many of .them/ He is also a trustee of I Hamline*: university, and a ; member of the board of educa tion of .Red Wing. Has -taken a lead ing part in building the Duluth, Red Wing & Southern ' railroad,- a : scheme taken up by himself and others, a local enterprise," which | has already devel oped into an actual: realty, a section of the road -having been already com pleted. The last legislature.'* appointed . him one of the commissioners to relocate ; the reform school.'and he succeeded in securing its location at Red Wing. He: served- In;* the legislature of - 1881, r and also ; in ; the extra session - in the ' fall of : the same year, and was elected this year by an overwhelming majority. He is a , Methodist, and was a lay delegate from Minnesota- to the 'general conference held in New York city last spring. -: £■ : ... ..*"... ;.**■»;•;_ ; : . _, - •> f PROMINENT PEOPLE. I | Mme. Ilfistreiter has created a sensation in Rome by her- performance in Gluck'a "Or pheus." " | - Tho Crown Prince of Greece will be married to Emperor . William's sister Sophia in the : first week of May. , j The Emperor of Japan devotes a deal of : his time to pipe smoking and is fond of fish ing and duck shooting. ' ' ■ $ ' The Duke of Vcragna, a lineal descendant of Columbus, makes a fortune as a breeder of bulls for the Madrid arena. • s ?• ; Count Yon Waldersee, says Henri Labou chere.will be the de facto ruler of the German empire in connection with the kaiser before another year has passed. Mrs. Cleveland wore at the theater on Mon day night in Washington a Recamlor gown : of cream colored albatross, with an immense bouquet of cream roses. . ,_-,*_! r. )_,'.', ;; Sam Randall gives notice that he is all right. There is ■ whero he differs again from his party. - " '."V, V .'- , ' The Matthew Arnold fund has now reached "525,000. After paying for a modest memo rial in Westminster Abbey the committee will invest the money for the benefit of Mrs. Arnold. '•':7^ : ?7-?:^'''\i~y~~i^ : --- Editor Munford, of the Kansas City Times,' is evidently' a. man '..without ambition. He emphatically declines an appointment as one of the commissioners to frame a new charter for the city. - * - , ; • Mrs. South worth, the authoress, has re cently had all the gold pens with which she ; wrote her stories converted into two rings lor her children, both of whom are married and settled at Yonkers. ~* William H. Barnum is now able to sit up, and appears to be on J the road to complete . recovery. He is as .much interested as ever in his extensive business, gives' directions to his lieutenants, and is already planning a trip to Chicago. Nearly 200,000 copies of Mrs. Humphrey Ward's "Robert Elsmere" have been sold in i this country. At the usual royalty she ought Ito have received nearly "1*20,000 for these. In fact, she has obtained nothing from American publishers excepting a paltry |500 check. '} -.*;';• Mrs. Amelie Rives-Chanler has returned to Castle Hill, Va. She has been followed to her home by Messrs. Walsh and Stoddart, of Lippincott's Magazine, who are anxious to obtain another novel from her pen. This: is ,not strange. "The Quick or tho Dead?" is still selling nt a tremendous rate, aud the presses have never quit work on it since they began to Hood the' country with the most pernicious yarn ever written by a woman. England has begun to take an interest in the book, though Zola's novels have been boy cotted by the British authorities. ':."-- . A funny thing happened just .before Pak Chung Yung, Coreau minister, left Washing ton a few days ago. He had been unwell tor some time before his departure, and had been taking quinine. He had "reached the station, attended by the members of the lega tion and a few friends, when he discovered that he had left his quinine pellets behind him. He lost control of himself and nearly went into a state of collapse on making tho discovery. One of his secretaries hurried back to the legation to obtain the medicine, but the train which Pak was to take had to be delayed nearly fifteen minutes on account of the incident. Pak would not go off witlf out his quinine. _:;-:- .'"*\.rj, .... I — » THE STATE PRESS. f .- ■-■:'.. ** Hard to Please. Duluth Paragnipher. The Democrat who cannot find consola tion in the announcement that Cleveland re ceived a plurality of 7", 000 votes out of the. popular vote of "the country, .is hard to please and must want the earth. ..:-.• I [ Don't Do It. I- Mora Times. •, . ... - .--".'. .-■-:.-. (, I If there is anything we do detest it is rub* bing sand in a man's eyes after he is down--* especially if we are the fellow who is down. Very Likely. Maple ton Enterprise. ;.*•;■ There are eight or ten? applicants for the Mankato postoffice already. If they continue to multiply in minivers until the 4th of March we are afraid that there will be quite p number of disappointed office seekers iii that city. -'•* ";;; A Postoffice. Lake Crystal Mirror. ?-.*."-..'■ '. some of the state papers that were plainly on tho fence before election are now strongly Republican. Maybe there's a method in such madness, or, perchance, a postoffice. The Situation. Zumbrota Independent. The representatives of Southern Miune sota in tho next legislature have command tof the situation. If tncy are wise— it they are true to the best interest of their imme diate constituency and of the state at large— they will not permit it to be wrested from hem. ' ■■ He is Thankful. St. Peter Herald. ■■•-. : : ''" Gov. McGill ' has issued Lis Thanksgiving proclamation and it is a neat piece of work, too. But we can think of no reason for which his excellency can be thankful unless it be that he is not alone in defeat. . ■:"' j ■ — i» Favors Sabin*. Rochester Post. .;'*::. Hon. D. M. Sabin is a candidate for re election with a fair show of success.' . He has been an excellent senator, and in all ques tions pertaining to the control of corpora tions and the protection of labor, his record: has been particularly good and in accord : with the popular sentiment of the state. He has well represented the mass of the people. . * "Will Be in the Lobby. Preston Republican. George F. Potter, the boss politicians' 'active flea," who voted for the - bill releas ing the rich land syndicate from the payment of- about a million dollars back taxes, be ■ cause, as he * has said, Cnpt. W. W. Braden wanted him to so vote, or words to that •effect, was defeated in Houston county. He ; secured the party nomination tor represent-: ative and failed to get votes enough. This will not prevent his being in tbe lobby where the dirtiest partisan -birds roost during the session of each legislature. . -**•**»*' — ' ' De Young for the Cabinet. San l'rancisco Examiner. • The only man on the Pacific coast who has any claim to a cabinet position is Mr. De* Young. Is he not the undis puted leader of the party, and the sole organizer of the recent victory? With out Mr. De Young's 'paper; not to spealf of his personal services as member of : the national committee and head of the sub-committee intrusted with the man agement of the campaign on the Pacific coast, even the Eastern immigration ! into the southern' counties would have been unable to carry California for Har rison: The Chronicle not only swayed many votes itself, but it set the pace for all the rest . of the party organs. The Call, Bulletin, Post, Record-Union and* the others took their directions from it; and submissively carried out its plans. The campaign thus had a unity of pur pose and action it could have bad in no other way. It Mi*." Harrison last sum mer promised Mr. De Young the*post master-generalship ■on condition of car . rying this state for " the Republican ticket, the- event 1 has proved that he acted wisely. The people are waiting for him to fulfill his promise. ;* ''" ;--■' THE BRAVEST OF BATTLES. *^" The bravest battle that ever was fought, -• Shall I tell you where and when! •On the maps of the world you'll find it not; 'Twas fought by the mothers of men. Nay, not with cannon or battle shot, '" ■ , With sword or nobler pen:': Nay, not with eloquent word or thought . From mouth of wonderful men. - - . - But deep in a walled-tip woman's heart ; :Of woman that would not. yield, . ... .. :,. But bravely, silently borclier part— , Lo: there is the battlefield.- j ..;• ./•'"- -...}. No marshaling troop, no bivouac song. fy No banner tofcleam n:id wave * V ; - :.?-:'-,* But oh. these- ball : they Inst so long— .v,** I .*- From hood to the '•"•rave.- ; ' .: . -y.: ,* •' —Joaquin Miller. TORY MAGNANIMITY. Irish *-; Members Under. ;. the Ban : Will Be Allowed to Discuss the Estimates— lmpertinent : Police-* men *in a Holo. -" ;, : London, Nov. 27.— 1n the house of ■commons this evening .Mr. Balfour. in-." timated that the Irish : members against whom : warrants^ of arrest : had : been issued, or • upon - whom summonses had been served, would " be permitted to sit in parliament while the Irish estimates " I were being discussed. ; When the house ; resumed consideration of the land pur chase bill in committee; Mr. J. G. Sbaw- X,efevro (Liberal) moved to insert in the bill a provision that no advance, shall ■ be mado to a tenant purchaser exceed ing : the amount ' of ; £2,000.' Tenants . borrowing in .; excess ; of that - sum, he contended, belonged-to the landlord and : not to the peasant proprietor class. . Mr. Balfour opposed the motion. ""There was no fear, he said, that the act: would be abused by the turning of ten ants with large holdings *- into proprie tors to the exclusion of smaller holders. ■Lord Randolph Churchill held that the act was being passed as an experiment. " That being the case he was unable to see why the proposed limits should be . imposed. The attempt of the Irish con stable, Jeremiah Sullivan, to serve a summons upon David Sheeny in the lobby of the - house of commons last evening, has created a more profound sensation than was at first believed,: though the indignation aroused in the house by the affair ! was outspoken and general. Mr. Sheehy's - statement of the incident as a question of privilege, interrupting tho consideration of the laud purchase bill in committee, i-V" . - PUOVED A WET BLANKET upon the progress of the bill, so far as 'lory persistence was concerned, for the ; rest of the night, and the discussion of the measure thereafter dragged along wearily until Mr. Balfour in an ex tremely mild manner moved cloture after Mr. Conybeare's severe strictures upon the government's Irish policy. The brief proceedings of the committee of inquiry appointed to: investigate the circumstances of the service upon Mr. Sheehy elicited the fact that Inspectors Loundes and Jennings had instructed Constable Sullivan that the service of the summons upon Mr. Sheehy was a matter of extreme urgency, and Sulli van's further testimony disclosed the fact that lie had received £10 from the inspectors to defray his expenses in pro ceeding immediately to London and serving the writ in whatever place lie might find Mr. Sheehy. It is certain that Inspectors Loundes and Jennings will be summoned before the committee, at its next meeting on Thursday, and possibly Mr. Balfour himself will be re quired to give testimony. .«_»• WISE WINDTHORST. He Proposes to Commit Germany to the Scheme to Abolish" Sla very. Beiclix, Nov. 37.— 1n the reichstag to-day the president announced that the office bearers of the house were re ceived yesterday by the emperor, who expressed tho hope that the deliber ations would be harmonious and rapid and for tho welfare of the fatherland. The debate on the budget was then ■■ opened. Heir Windthorst, the Clerical leader, with the approval of the Center party, laid on the table a motion pro viding that all the federal governments should be informed that the reichstag, convinced of the necessity of .repressing slave hunting in order that Africa may be converted to Christian morality, is prepared to support federal measures having that object in view, and hope that other powers will co-operate in working to that end and upon a uni form plan. . *" - - .. ' '» :■■■;■• A BUNGLING JOB. British Atrocity Further Demon i strated by"a -Murder at Havant. 3 London, Nov. 27.— An eight-year-old - * boy named Searle was mysteriously mur dered in the street at Havaut*.a market ;< town seven miles from Portsmouth, this i morning. He was found lying upon the ! pavement within 100 yards of the busi est part of the town;. with his throat cut from ear to ear. He was- yet alive, but ! died a few minutes after -his discovery. ! A bloody knife was found near him. : : but too far away to admit of the theory of suicide. , The murderous work was done in a very.; bungling manner and had been performed in evident haste. No arrests have as yet been made, and as no cause is known for the deed, the police are absolutely without a clue or a pretext for making an arrest on sus picion. -. : / ' " *•*•» -BETRAYED BY A SERVANT. The Bishop of Limerick's Lackey . Gave Away the Facts Concern ing the Papal Rescript. Dublin, Nov. 27.— report that a second papal rescript* had been sent to the Irish bishops a fortnight ago is now 'confirmed. It was intended that the re ceipt of the document, should not be mado : ' known, but that the bishops should proceed to enforce the commands contained in the first rescript without alluding to the existence of the second ; one. But this plan was spoiled through the indiscretion of a servant of the bishop of Limerick, who divulged part of the contents ;of the rescript. It is probable that- the publication of part of the document will force the pope to re affirm publicly his regarding Ire land. " .. .''-T^irl-.kr ; P AS MUM AS AN OYSTER. . Chief Arthur is in New York on a '>.':'- Mysterious Mission. -*'X; - ! New York, Nov. Grand Chief Arthur, of the Brotherhood of j Railroad Engineers.arrived here this afternoon. It was rumored that he had come here to hold a conference with Grand Master Sargent, of the Firemen's brotherhood, to decide whether or not ;to call out all of ' the men employed ' on the Western roads -with which the order now has differences, and cause a general "- strike. But Mr. Arthur said: ''I am not here for any such purpose and have not seen Mr. Sargent. I cannot say at present I what the outcome of the trouble will be, but I am of the opinion that the general srt-ike will not occur." /■-'.,,." j 'Would Abolish Landlordism.. . | London, Nov. 27.-— Henry George, in an address in London this evening, said j that the grasping for land in America was rapidly making that* country simi lar to England. He wanted to utterly abolish landlordism and to grant to every child a share En the soil. - i . — -»»■ .... * No New Facts Developed. Special to the Globe. . .'' . j London, Nov. 27.— The* Parnell com mission resumed its session to-day. Sergt. GilhooJy and Inspector Davis testified at length regarding outrages in Ireland,'- but no. new facts were de veloped. ' . .'■; *"'*-■-"- . : v:"=''- v ::-; ;^v^v:5V; Tj-v::_ .7.. ...... ■- --..:■■■.. -;-. Ofie Hundred Families Homeless. - Havana. Nov. 27.— The fire at Ysa bahv:de.Sagua yesterday, which . de stroyed forty-two houses. and caused. a ! loss of $80,000, was unattended with any fatalities; but 100 families were rend ered homeless. > "■■:r-\ ; -.-.-. , — -^__ . ■ : Irish Baronies Proclaimed. ; Dublin, -Nov. 27,— The baronies of Council and ,West Offaly, in Kildare, have been proclaimed under the second section of the crimes act. i Twelve Life-Savers Drowned. London.. Nov. 27.— A ;~ dispatch from i Whitby says that a life boat was upset ! : there to-day and -that twelve persons \ Hvere'drowne'l. . .* " 4 -j. . *- ••_■ -■:i Farmer Delaney^ Done Up. Special Cable to the (.'lobe. .-. v ';".'.'■'-- - . • Dum.ix, . Nov. 27.— A farmer by the : name of 1 )eianey has been murdered at Kilkenny. BLOCKED_BY_BREWER. One of Uncle Sam's Judges Surprises lowa's Railroad i : :; Commissioners. They Are Restrained from Putting** Their New Sched- - v ule Into Effect. The Matter Will Be Argued in St. Paul Decem -*. ber 11. - Competing Lines Have Not as - Yet Met the Milwaukee's Cut. Dcs Moines, 10., Nov. Judge Brewer, of the j United States circuit court, to-day enjoined the state railroad commissioners from putting into effect their new scheduleiof rates in what are ; known as the Dubuque, Davenport and Burlington cases, adopted Nov. 3. He fixed the hearing on the question of the injunction at St. Paul, Dec. ll. The preliminary restraining order was issued from Topeka on application of the Chi cago, Milwaukee & St. Paul road and the Chicago, Burlington & Quiney : road. The commissioners at once stop ped proceedings which they had begun for suits against railroads - for violation of this schedule, and will wait for the hearing at the time named. - '• • ' -.' "." ' '-" The order of the court was transmit ted by telegraph from Topeka, Kan. It came just in the : nick of time for the roads to reap the benefit of it, for the commissioners had just prepared and were about to serve the attorney gen eral with notice to begin suits for viola tion of the schedule under section 28 of the law. To say that the commissioners were surprised ; doesn't express it. They were throw n into a state of pain at once, which they didn't get over for some time. Smith and Campbell flitted back and forth between their office and the governor's private office, and then: they would take a trip across the hall to the attorney general's office. Commissioner Smith was in clined to think that the service of no tice being by telegraph was not binding upon the board, but after free and full discussion the attorney general came to a contrary conclusion and advised them to obey the order of the court. The state's chief law officer, if he instituted the suits, would Decome liable for con tempt as the agent of the board, and he evidently did not care to incur the pen alty of Judge Brewer's wrath. There fore the board has concluded to obey the order and no suits will be com menced. "There is one good feature of this injunction," said Commissioner Campbell, "that we will take advantage of. We are cited to appear in court again to show the reasonableness of the latest schedule.and we're now prepared to do it. We can introduce all the evidence taken in the Davenport, Dubuque and Bur lington cases which will make a much stronger. showing in favor of the justice of our rates than we were able to sub-, mit to the court at our previous hearing. This evidence the court cannot ignore, and while the injunction is embarrass ing just at present, it is likely to help us in the end." , This injunction may exasperate the governor so that he will call an extra session of this legislature to enact this schedule into statute so that there will be more trouble about it. But it is apparent that an injunction would hold just the same then as now. The governor is reticent and will say ..nothing as to what he proposes to do.. DENIED BY DEPE W. "Chauneey Says There Is no Settle ment Under Consideration. New York, Nov. .'27.— Chauneey M. Depew said to-night that there is no definite plan under consideration for a settlement of the freight question. The published report that he and President Roberts, of the Pennsylvania, were in consultation during the day, and that the lines would agree to a - settlement arranged by them, Mr. Depew denied. He said he had not seen Mr. Roberts since the last trunk line -meeting. I He thought, however, that the difficulties will be righted in a few days, but in answer to the many rumors of adjust ment, said: "1 assure you we -have done nothiug more towards a settle ment to-day than any other day this ; week." In reference to the reports from Chicago that a big scheme was on foot to form a vast railroad pool west of that city, , Mr. Depew said: "That story, also, has probably only existed in somebody's imagination. 1 suppose it is one of the many schemes that I are daily proposed for the settlement of the railroad question. 1 had not heard of it before." The sprained foot from which Mr. Depew has been suffering has become more serious. His doctor has informed him that he will not be able to leave the house for a week yet. He has to move about the house on crutches*. ..-.-. .- ' v BOUND TO BECOME GENERAL. Other Lines Will Meet the Cut ; Vi. Made by the Milwaukee. Chicago, Nov. 27.— The action of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul in re ducing passenger rates . to western and southwestern Missouri river points has not been met by any of .the other roads. The Chicago & Alton, which was "ex pected to meet the . cut promptly, re frained from doing so ■ to-day for _ the purpose of noting the effect . of . the re duction on its business. It is quite generally' believed, nevertheless, that the low rates are bound to become gen eral by all the lines. . "Waiting for the Burlington. ; The St. Paul and Minneapolis Passen ger association held a meeting yester day for the purpose of stopping the cut in passenger rates between St. Paul and Chicago.' The various lines were represented, save the Burlington & Northern. - Those present entered into an agreement to maintain rates up to Dec. 31, with the understanding that the Burlington & Northern must join. Mr. Kenyon has the matter under con sideration and will sign or refuse this morning. _' ':"r ;^ , - Sebastian Promoted. - Chicago, Nov. John Sebastian, general passenger agent of the Chicago, Kansas j and Nebraska division of the Rock Island, it is understood -is to be appointed to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of E. A. Holbrook, and that he will have charge of | the passen ger - department, not only of the Rock Island proper, but of the entire system, including, the lines west of the Missouri river. -. '. "..*■' ' •■ ' ■ : The Slate Goes Throgub. Special to the Globe. New York, : Nov. 27.— The annual meeting of the New. York, Lake Erie & Western railroad was held to-day. There was no opposition to the regular ticket. The only changes made in the board of directors was the I substitution of M. F. Reynolds and S. H. Felton, Jr., for W. B. ; Densmore, deceased, and ; Joseph Ogden. Stock and bonds tothe amount of $95,058,400 were represented,- and the vote was the largest on record. ■'• - Chips From the Ties. *; The city railroad ticket offices will close to morrow at 3 p. m. ~ V General Passenger Agent Whitney, of the Manitoba road, was in Helena yesterday. : -< General Superintendent Case, of the Man!-' toba, is expected back to-day. *- : General Manager Hanley, of the St. Paul & Kansas City, has gone to St. Joe, Mo. . i Secretary Endicott said yesterday the staff and other vacancies in the army will not be , fiiled until after the meeting of congress. HIS MISSION WAS MURDER. Hronek, the Chicago Dynamitard, on Trial. Special to the Globe. Chicago, Nov. 27.— 1n the trial to day of Hronek and other alleged anarch ists for conspiracy to murder Police In spector Bonfield, : ex-State's Attorney Judge Grinnell and Judge Gary, through whose" efforts Parsons. Spies , and Engel were hanged a year ago, the first witness eallcd was Frank ' Chleboun. :." The wit ness was one of tho :: men . arrested wittuHronek, but - has turned state's evidence. His testimony produced a great • sensation,* *1t being of a most startling character. Chleboun, being unable to • speak ~or - understand the English* language, gave his testimony through an interpretcr,and it was to the effect that he met Hronek soon after the Haymarket riot, when the latter told witness that he had a great scheme to burn up a lumber yard, and that he had also missed a chance to kill Inspector Bonfield. Hronek showed him several bombs, which were experimented with on the prairie i some days ;.' later. On several occasions Hronek '-." told * the witness hat they must have re venue for tho death of Parsons, Spies and Engel, and showed him photo graphs of Judges Gary . and Grinnell and Inspector . Bonfield. . Witness and Hronek also went together to find Judge Grinnell's house so that they could locate it easily at another time. This - was a few days after President Cleveland's visit to this city, and Hronek told witness on their way back from Judge Grinnell's neighborhood, that ' the president had had a very narrow escape from death while here, as he. (Hronek), was about to throw a dynamite bomb into the presidential carriage during the procession, but was dissuaded from doing so by his companions. Hronek's plans were to kill Inspector Bonfield first, but afterwards decided to make Judge Grinnell ■ the first victim. lie said that if no -better opportunity offered, he would go into the court room and throw a bomb at the judge,- and then if the police tried to capture him he would use bombs on them, and if this failed, he would shoot the officers and then himself, but if he got a chance at Grinnell or Gary on the street he would use a knife. Witness said Hronek's wife did not .have enough to eat and wanted her husband to abandon his murderous plans and go to work, but that Hronek said he had a mission to perform and would perform it if she starved and he was hung. After fur ther unimportant testimony was given by Chleboun. the court took a recess. ' Chleboun was further cross-examined, but nothing of material importance was brought out. J. T. Barrow, an employe of the .-Etna Powder company, testified to having sold one of the defendants, Sevic, twenty-five pounds of dynamite; one lot in July, 1887, and one in May, 1888. Adjourned until 10 o'clock to morrow morning. fi ~ MADE A CLEAN SWEEP. Two Minneapolis Girls Steal Everything From Gobblers to Gowns. For several weeks past residents of Northeast Minneapolis have been com plaining that clothes-line thieves were doing considerable work. The police could find no clue until last evenine, when Capt. Bosworth, Sergt. Coffin and Patrolman Hurly arrested Lottie aud Maria Hart, colored girls, on a charge of larceny. When their resi dence, at 127 Tyler street northeast, was searched, several trunks full of plunder were found. There were underclothes, towels, stockings, : baby clothes and other articles too numerous to mention. It was found that the girls had been on a foraging trip to South Minneapolis early in the evening, and had stolen several articles, among . them a • big turkey. There will be a reception at the First precinct station to-day, : when persons having lost goods may call and see if theirs are among the articles found. "•'-. •,*'■--■•* •-■■^ : "-.- ;- •■■"•■" REFUSED POINT BLANK. Secretary Vilas Denies the North ern Pacific the Right to Con struct a Branch Through Puy allup Reservation. - Special to the Globe. *.?';/"•..: Washington, Nov. 27. — Secretary Vilas has rendered an opinion denying the Northern Pacific Railroad compony the right to construct a branch line through the Puyallup Indian reserva tion in Washington territory, and inti mating that the main line of the North ern Pacific railroad, through the Indian reservation in that territory, was con structed without warrant of law. In refusing to allow the building of a branch to the* main stem of the road, he says: "In the absence of any au thority of law for the construction of the proposed branch or spur of railroad in the reservation, no permission can be granted by the department for that pur pose." He also calls the attention of the commissioner of Indian affairs to the fact that, though a former grant for the main road through the Puyallup reservation was made by the ' Indians and approved by the department April 13, 1887, it was done without authority, as congress alone has power to authorize the construction of railroads through t Indian reservations. . *■*» .. A Famous Church Burned. Special to the Globe. • Springfield, Mass., Nov. 27.— The First Congregational society's church at Northampton, a beautiful edifice, de signed by Peabody and built in 1877 at a cost of "575,000, .was burned to-day, owing to a plumber's carelessness. The parish is the oldest . one iv Western Massachusetts, and was presided over, twenty-three years by the famous Jona than Edwards. . Will Be Shot to Death. . Special to the Globe. little Rock, Ark., Nov. 27.— An ex ecution will take place Dec. 13, under the Choctaw law at Oak Lodge, Choc taw nation. The condemned man is Lyman* Puslee, convicted of murder, who will be shot by the court officers. The execution will be public, taking , place in an open field. ■_ m — Bonding Privileges Extended. Special to the Globe. Ottawa, On t., Nov. 27.— The gov ernment has decided to extend usual bonding privileges asked , for by the Northern Pacific railroad, which re cently inaugurated service to Winnipeg via the Red River Valley company. The company will give the usual bond of $80,000 as security for the safe delivery of all goods. ••■-. Will Be Locked Out To-Day, New "York, Nov. 27.— The boss ale and porter brewers of New York and New Jersey at a meeting this afternoon decided to lock out their union men and employ non-union men to-morrow. This is because ■of the continued boycott on Stevenson's brewery in. this city. .-■■■".■ **** . — ; .*- Bond Offerings and Acceptances. . Washington, Nov. 27.— 80 nd offer- . ings to-day aggregated nearly one mill- I . ion and a half of dollars. ■*' One ' million 4s were offered at 129, and $132,000 .at 128 to 128%. - None of ,* them - were ac cepted; $305,500 : 4)_s .were offered at 109). and accepted. : .- " »*» ; — . Erie Has a Surplus. ..New York, Nov. 27.— annual re port of the: Erie road for the fiscal year ending Sept.* ' 30, 1888, shows a surplu over all charges, except the interest on the income bonds, of $730,842, against $610,799 last year. - . •_ - : *■* Gradually Growing Weaker. Special to the Globe. '••'-, :'-: New York, Nov. 27.— Mrs. Jay Gould is very feeble tonight, and is said to be : . gradually growing weaker. * \ SOCIETY OF SPELLBIND Republican .Campaign: Orators Organize, With Depew as Presi- : dent. -. ""■:. Special to the Globe. - : ■ New York, Nov. 27.— Republic an campaign orators formed the "Re publican Spellbinders' association." and elected Chauneey M. Depew presi dent and Col. E. F Sheppard, Mrs. ,1. Ellen Foster, Charles Emery Smith, A. W. Teuney, Congressman McKinley, J. C. Burrows and others vice presidents. An executive committee of twenty was appointed," among whom are Anson G. McCook, H. K. Thurber and John W. Jacobus. William B. Barker was chosen secretary; C." F. Johnson, cor responding secretary; E. F. McCassidy, financial secretory; Elmer Detwell, treasurer. The meeting adjourned subject to call of the chair. DICTATOR COLEMAN. The Man Who Will Boss the Next ; .. Rouse Gets His Certificate.. Baton Rouge, La., Nov. 27.— board of canvassers met here to-day and issued credentials to all congress men elected at the recent election, in cluding H. Dudley Coleman, Repub lican, in the Second district. The only difficultycncoiinteredintbeeanvassgrew out of the returns in the Second district where votes were cast for 11. 1). Cole man, 11. Dudley Coleman and Hamilton D. Coleman ; Ben 0. Elliott, Benjamin C. Elliott and B. C. Elliott. If each one of these names represented a distinct* individual B. C. Elliott (Bern.) had a majority exceeding 5,000. The board decided that the Coleman name being written incorrectly in all its styles was sufficient indication of the individual for whom the vote was cast, and that Coleman's majority is 174. VICTIM OF MALPRACTICE. A Pittsburg Girl Carries Hep Secret to the Grave. Special to the Glod°. Pittsburg, Nov. 27.— 0n Nov. 11 Mary Ann Barrett, aged twenty-one, the daughter of respectable Irish par ents residing on Julius street, this city, was taken to her home in a carriage by an unknown woman, who, after assist ing her into the house, drove away. The girl, who claimed to have been liv ing with a prominent Allegheny family for eighteen months, took to her bed at once. Doctors R ugh and Perch were called in, and stated that a crimi nal operation had been performed on the girl. To-day she died, the victim of malpractice. To the last moment she positively refused to divulge her terrible secret or the name of the author of her misfortune. The police and coroner have the case in hand, and startling developments, implicating people of prominence, are confidently expected. Miss Barrett was of attract ive appearance. - — •_» JACK FROST DID IT. For the First me in Four Mouths Jacksonville Presents a Blank; Fever Bulletin. Special to the Globe. Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. 27.— There were no new cases and no deaths to-day for the first time in 112 days. There ara now about twenty cases in the city, most of them convalescing. At a con ference of the board of health, the aux iliary association and Dr. Porter to-day a resolution was adopted that restric tions on travel should be removed a* early as possible consistent with public safety. The board of health will con sider the resolution officially to-morrow. ONLY ONE NEW CASE. Special to the Globe. Gainesville, Fla., Nov. 27.— Theio was one new case of yellow fever to-day. GEORGIA'S QUARANTINE RAISED.. □ Special to the GloDe. Savannah, Ga., Nov. 27.—Quaran tine against Florida was raised to-day, frost there having removed all dangev of yellow fever infection. ..: •*•_■ A Southern Flyer. Special to the Globe. Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. 27.— The Savannah, Florida & Western Railroad company announces that beginning to day it runs the fastest freight train for the movement of oranges from Florida to the West and Northwest ever offered to shippers. • The time is seventy-five hours to Chicago via Albany, Ga., and Montgomery, Ala., and the train leaves six days in the week, tv- *«**• Staat Has Skipped. Hutichinson, Kan., Not. 27.— A. Gt Staat, superintendent of the street railway in this city, eloped yesterday with the wife of a prominent citizen. He drew on the railroad company for one month's salary in advance and took funds belonging to the company. The husband of the woman has secured a warrant for the arrest of the eloping couple. • m Searching for a Truant Spouse. Special to the Glooe. - Brainerd, Minn.. Nov. 27.— Charles Edwards, ot La Crosse, Wis., arrived here to-night in pursuit ot his runaway wife, who is supposed to have cone to Helena with a miner named Charles Griswold. The faithless wife came to St. Paul on a visit, as the husband sup posed, but really to meet Griswold. The husband went on to Helena. ■****■»■- Charged With Stealing Letters. New Youji, Nov*. 27.— Grant McPher son, a junior clerk at the general post office, appointed three mouths ago, was to-day arrested for stealing letters. lie was held in .SI,OOO bail. Nine letters were found on his person when ar rested. _ ' ':.:.'. - : . _«»_ ;"■ Blood Was Spilled. New York,' Nov. 27. —The police have proof that a \ duel \ with pistols was fought -in Central Park last Thursday night: that one of the com bants .was wounded; that the affair was about a" lady, and that the lady tried to warn the police that the duel was to be fought, but her letters were received too late to prevent the meeting. The names of tho parties are as yet unknown. **•*-•■ Approved by the Lords. London, Nov. . 27.— oaths bill passed the house ot lords this evening. Capital Culling-*. Secretary Whitney, following his usual custom since he nas been at the head of the navy department, has presented to each Of the employes of the department a fine large turkey for their Thanksgiving day dinners. It took 400 turkeys to go nrouud. Benjamin V. Prince was yesterday ap pointed postmaster by the president at Sey mour, Ind., vice Alexander A. Davison, re signed. i(*_l_flnßMnf~%(ai The congressional aqueduct commute-' continued their private session yesterday*. "Maj. Lydecker, after four hours of rigid ex amination by Senator Edmunds on Monday, was again called to the stand yesterday, and his examination continued until afternoon. Lieut. Townsend was called for examina tion later in the day. Secretary Anderson received yesterday a letter from Gov. Biggs of Delaware, saying he will bo present at the meeting of the cen tennial and exposition national board Dec. 4; also a letter from the president of the Italian chamber of commerce of New York, saying that Alexander Oldrini, one of their directors, will represent the chamber on thai occasion. / Senator and Mrs. John Sherman and Miss Mary Sherman have arrived in the city from their Mansfield, 0., home. Mrs. Sherman will have a large party of friends lor the in auguration festivities. Ex-President and Mrs. Hayes and Miss Fanny Hayes have promised to be the Ohio senator's guests at that time. . Pension Commissioner Black has prepared • a statement showing that of the 15,000 esti mated cases where widows under the act of . June 7, 1588, were entitled to arrears ot pen sion from tbe time of their husbands' death, 1 1.502 cases have been filed and settled. The commissioner is anxious, that if any claims coming under tho operation of the act have not yet been filed, that they speedily be filed. - I The postmaster general announced to-day that Eugene \ Carringion, iof Baltimore, as- " • sumed the duties of superintendent of the -, Third -. division, railway *■ mall service Nov. 26, vice C. W. Yickery, resigned.