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between Romance and Fact.
In onr ads. we aim always
to state our Store tacts and
not to romance or insult
your reason by Exaggeration,
Ridicu.ous and Absurd Sta e
ments or Sensations of any
kind whatever.
We are closing out our
remaining- Winter Stock of
Clothing at Cost end Less.
What else can we do ? We
have too many goods and
"would rather you'd have
them than us. You know
the superior quality of our
We make no profit during
this sale. That you get, and
more. The old prices on
the goods will tell their own
story of how much you are
in pocket and we out by
this sale.
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AT COST. } Chilaren's.
Red Figure
Sale. j
N. B. — Out- of -Town Orders
solicited. Goods sent on ap
proval to any part of the West.
Price-List and Easy Rules for
Sell-Measurement mailed free
■upon application.
Joseph McKey & Co.
Daily ST PAUL Globe.
One of Helena's Society
Swells Gets a Dose of
Imprisoned for Hours Pend
ing the Discovery of a
Missing* Girl.
English Capitalists Seek to
Secure Control of Ta
coma Sawmills.
North Dakota Saloonists Take
a lest Case to the Su
preme Court.
Spee.nl to tho Globe. - V. *.' ■''
Helena, Mont., Jan. Following
closely upon the sensational Hirshheld-
Braden horsewhipping, another episode
of the same sort occurred to-day, the
wlelder of the lash in this case being
Mrs. Mary McMillan, and the victim
Oeorge Crowell. The latter is only
about fifteen years ' old, and has
been sparking the fifteen-year-old
daughter of Mrs. McMillan for some
time. On Friday the girl left home,
and after an anxious search by the
mother, who was unable to fin I her
daughter, she sent for Crowell. On his
appearance at the McMillan residence
ho was invited into the parlor. The
door was locked and Mrs. McMillan, a
powerful woman, proceeded to give
Crowell a sound whipping. She then
retired; leaving Croweil locked up and
tellin.. him he would not be released
until her daughter returned home. To
day the officers found the girl, who had
been visiting a friend of the family, and
feared her mother's wrath "if she re
turned home. She was finally per
suaded to return home, and Crowell
was set at liberty. Crowell says tne
girl has been running after him con
tinually, and he had nothing to do with
her disappearance. The daughter is
now under lock and key, where her
mother says she proposes to keep her
for some time.
English Capitalists Dickering for
Tacoma Milling Property.
Special to the Globe.
Tacoma, Wash., Jan. 21.— An agent
of an English syndicate, with a capital
of ten million pounds sterling, is here
to invest in the great lumber manu
facturing plants here and at other
points on Puget sound. He first called
on C. W. Griggs, formerly of St. Paul,
now president of the St. Paul & Tacoma
Lumber company, saying he was from
London, England, and represented a.
syndicate controlling *".0,000,000 capital.
He expressed a desire to enter into
negotiations for the purchase of the
Griggs' plant, but Griggs declined to
entertain any proposition. George E.
Atkinson, superintendent of the Gig
Harbor Lumber company, received a
proposition three week* ago through a
San Francisco house fo. the purchase
of the company's mill property. The
syndicate simply wanted to purchase
the majority of stock and engage Atkin
son to manage the business. The stock
holders of the Gig Harbor company
would not entertain any such proposi
tion. The representative or the syndi
cate also called on the Pacinc mill peo
ple, but with what result could not be
learned. Surveyor General Cavanaugh,
when questioned with reference to the
proposed purchase of mills and stump
age, said he had heard mors to the
effect that such negotiations were pend
ing, ■ but he could not throw any light
ou the subject. .The agent of the'syudi
cate went to Seattle to-night to try to
purchase property there.
North Dakota >a!oonists Will Test
Old Territorial Laws.
Special to the Globe.
Gband Forks, N. D., Jan. 21.— The
Northwood saloonkeepers who were
arrested yesterday, have decided to j
make a test case, and accordingly
: Frank Olquist, one of the number, ap
peared before Justice Cutts to-day and
p eaded guilty, the others being re
leased on their own recognizance. Ol
quist went to jail. The saloonkeepers
of this city have raised several hundred
dollars for a defense fund, and Attorney
T. H. Bangs will take the case before
the supreme court, which is now in
session at Fargo and demand a writ of
habeas corpus. The court has agreed
to take the matter up at once, and its
decision will settle the question whether
the sale ofcliquor is Illegal before the
new prohibition law goes into effect.
Many of our best lawyers do not agree
with Attorney General Goodwin, who
holds that the sale of liquor can be pun
isned under the old territorial law, and*
the decision of the court in this case is
looked forward to with great interest by
both saloonists and prohibitionists.
The Proposed Prohibition Bill in
Snath Dakota is Too Stringent.
Special to the ioi)t.
Piehkk, S. D., Jan. 21.— petition of
Bishop W. H. Hare, of Sioux Falls,
head of the Episcopal church in Dakota,
was presented to both branches of the
legislature to-day and caused consider
able excitement, especially among the
females who are lobbying for prohibi
tion. Bishop Hare emphatically pro
tests against the adoption of the prohi
bition bill now before the legislature,
which has every prospect of becoming
law, stating that it Is too stringent in
its provisions, and stricter than there is
any call tor. Bishop Hare says the
by I even Interferes between the state
and church, because it prohibits the use
of wine for sacramental purposes. The
bishop cites the Bible and other author
ities to show that the use of fermented
wine for sacramental purposes is right.
He, therefore, prays that the bill may
not become a law, or at least that this
obnoxious feature be stricken out. The
pending bill is said to be the most
stri ge it prohibition measure ever
dra \ n ip. The combined influence of
tne suite prohibition league and W. C.
T. U. is beiug exerted to procure its
Hunter Badly Frozen.
Special to the Globe.
Wabasha, Minn., • Jan. 21.— A red
Odell, of this city, was nearly fr< z n to
death near 'able. Wis., last week.
With a number of others he camped
near Cable for a winter's hunt. . He
came into Cable from camp for supplies
and was attacked with la • grippe. He
rashly attempted to walk to camp alone,
but became exhausted before reach
ing it and fell in the snow, where he
lay unconscious for twelve hours with
the thermometer twenty degrees below
zero. A -teamster -accidentally found
him and brought him to a lumber camp,
where he was restored to consciousness.
Hands, feet and face were terribly
frozen. He was brought home to' this
city ou Monday, and it is thought that
most of the frozen members may be
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The Lives of Two Montanans
Spared as if by a Miracle.
Special to the Globe.
Helena, Mont., Jan. 21.— The lives
of two people in Helena were miracu
lously spared last night, one by her cor
set steel and the other by a suspender
buckle. In each case a woman was con
cerned, and an attempt was made to
bush both affairs. The first case was
that ol Blanche Abbott, who, learning
that the man with whom she was in
love was playing sweet to someone
else, started to look for him. Finding
him she made an attack, when the man.
James Atchison, pulled a pistol and
fared, the ball striking the woman's
corset steel and glancing olf. Atchison
made his escape and has not yet been
arrested. The other case happened
about 2 o'clock this morning, when J.
P. Clark, an employe of the motor line,
was shot on his way home by James
Cagnon. The would-be assassin held
tiie pistol so close to Clark that the lat
ter's clothes were burned by powder,
but the ball struck his suspender but
ton and flattened. This attack was also
occasioned by jealousy, the woman in
the case being Louise Shotwell, who
had thrown Gagnou aside for Clark.
Cagnon is in jail.
Badgers File Pre-emption Claims
on Land Worth $100,000.
Ashland, Wis., Jan. 21.—'ihismorn
ing a sensational filing occurred in the
land office. It was for sec. 33 and half
of see. 3, which adjoins the city limits,
and is . worth . 6100,000. There are six
quarters and on these six promi
nent young men of the city
have filed pre-emption claims anil
are already at work building their claim
shacks. They are Maj. 11. H. Beaser,
A. R. Osborn, A. L. Osburn, Peter La
mal, Frank E. Simar and Luther R.
Donee. They announce their intention
of living close in their shanties for six
months. The matter will be fought
vigorously. The land is owned by John
H. Knight, and the pine has ail been
cut from it. It was deeded to him
by the Wisconsin Central. It is
claimed that the land is in conflicting
grants of the Omaha in 1850 and the
Wisconsin Central in ISM. Knight was
just preparing to buy the land in under
the provisions of the act of March 3,
1.87, known as the Spooner bill. There
are over 300 applications in the local
land office for similar lands, but the last
case is the most Important and has cre
ated a sensation. The six applications
were rejected, and hearing set for Jan.
23. The case will be taken to the de
partmental Washington.
Will Fight Prentice's Claim.
Special to the Globe.
Duluth, Minn., Jan. 21.— A meeting
of citizens was held in the chamber of
commerce this afternoon for the pur
pose or arriving at some plan for con
centrated action for fighting the claims
of Frederick Prentice, of New York, for
very valuable property in the third di
vision of Duluth. Many property own
ers were present or represented by
proxy, and various plans for defeating
Prentice were set forth. The meeting
was spirited, and some warm remarks
were indulged in. The property claimed
by Prentice is in the heart of the resi
dence portion of the city, and is worth
hundreds ot thousands of dollars. A
number of leading citizens have settled
lately without suit.
Farmers' Institute at Waseca.
Special to the Globe.
Waseca, Minn., Jan. 21.— A farm
ers' institute, under the management
of Supt. Gregg, opened In this city to
day, and will continue through to-mor
row. The attendance to-day was good,
notwithstanding the extreme cold
weather. This, the second coming ot
the institute to this vicinity, brings new
workers and new topics, and awakens
much interest. Mr. Louis, a farmer of
experience, entertained a large audi
ence to-day. John Gould, of Aurora,
0., spoke on silo, the growing of fodder,
corn, etc. His talk was interesting
throughout. Experts on horses and
other stock are present and will speak.
Officers Elected.
Special to the Globe.
Red Wing. Jan. 21.— At the annual
meeting of the Northwestern Endow
ment and Legacy association held here
to-day, the following officers were
elected: President. H. B. Wilson: vice
president, John Nelson; secretary, A.
J. Meacham; treasurer, L. A. Hancock;
attorney, F. W. Hoyt; medical exam
iner, B. Jalhnig, M. D.
Death of a Steamboat Engineer.
Special to the Globe.
Prairie dv Chien, Wis., Jan. 21.—
Daniel Deary, an old-time steamboat
engineer on the upper Mississippi river,
died this afternoon. He was an en
gineer on the White Collar line in early
days, and was well known by all steam
boat men.
A Slump in Dry Goods.
Snecial to the Gior>e. -
La Crosse. Wis., Jan. Jacob M.
Becker, dealer in dry goods and notions,
assigned to-day to John Miller. The
latter gave a bond of $22,000, which is
the measure of assets. Liabilities as
much or more.
A Vacancy to Be Filled.
Special to the Globe.
Granite Falls, Minn., Jan. 21.—
The death of Judge John H. Brown, of
the Twelfth Judicial district, has cre
ated a vacancy to b* filled by appoint
ment by the governor until the next
general election. .y
Water Works Tested.
Special to the Globe.
Alexandria. Jan. 21.— The water
works were tried yesterday with the
hose. The power was not very strong,
and the stream thrown was not much
larger than that thrown by the chemi
cal engines. ■- *.:.- ■■,
Early Closing at Alexandria.
Special tc the Globe. .*_*
Alexandria, Jan. Most ofthe
merchants htre have signed an agree
ment to close their places of business at
8 o'clock every evening, hut Saturday.
This gives the clerks most of the even
ings to themselves.
' Wheat Prices.
Snecial to the Globe.
Alexandria, Jan. 21.— The mer
chants seem to have grown tired of pay
ing five cents a , bushel ' above market
prices ' for wheat, V and have stopped,
hey only give a slight advance now.
Bishop, Hare Objects to the
Opening of the Sioux
Promises Made by the Sioux
Commission Should First
Be Fulfilled.
Speaker Reed's Head Swells
and He Develops Into an
President Harrison Gives a
State Dinner to the Dip
lomatic Corps.
Special to the Globe.
Washington, Jan. Bishop Hare,
of South Dakota, has addressed a letter
to Herbert Welsh, chairman of the In
dian' Rights association at Philadelphia,
protesting against the issue or a procla
mation opening the Sioux reservation
and asking Welsh to see the president
and remonstrate. Senator Pettigrew
received a copy of the letter to-day.
Bishop Hare says that congress should
pass a bill confirming the statement
made Jby tin. Sioux commissioners
before the proclamation is issued, alleg
ing as a reason that the Indians under
stood that they signed the treaty on
condition that the promises made by
the commiss oners would be ratified.
He. himself, shares this view and says
it would be a gross injustice to open the
reservation before such a bill is passed,
as, in case it did not pass, the Indians
would be duped. Seuator. Petti
grew says Bishop Hare ■is in error."
The Indian chiefs who were down
here certainly did not regard the fulfill
ment of the Sioux commissioners'
promises as bavins been a condition of
their signing the treaty. Their speeches
to the committee show that they evi
dently understood that the promises
were made on the coiumisioners' own
responsibility, but that they would use
their utmost influence to have them
ratified, full y realizing that the treaty
having been signed, the- : ; :
that while the moral responsibility
rested on congress to ratify the prom
ises of the commissioners, in case this
responsibility was not assumed the
Indians would have no recourse. Sen
ator Pettigrew is annoyed at Bishop
Hare's interference, as it only delays
the opening of the reservation. How
ever, he thinks if Ml. Welsh comes
down he can explain matters satisfac
torily and that the proclamation will be
issued shortly.
The Speaker of.the House Pat
terns After the Czar. .
Washington, Jan. 21.— house
spent a greater part off the day debating
a decision of the speaker, which was
finally sustained. Yesterday Mr.
Bland, of Missouri, moved that the
house adjourn, and on a division the
speaker declared the motion lost. Mr.
Bland therefore demanded tellers, and,
according to the Record this morning,
the speaker replied: ''There is no pro
vision tor tellers." No record ot this
appearing in the journal this morning,
Mr. Bland moved to have the journal
amended accordingly. The speaker
stated that he was informed that such
details were not inserted in the journals.
Mr. Bland's motion to amend was sub
mitted, and on a division the motion
was declared lost by a vote of 88 to 95.
Mr. Bland demanded tellers. The
speaker inquired of Mr. Bland whether
he had discovered any ground why tell
ers should be appointed. Mr. Bland
said his demand was made under tiie
general practice of the house. The
speaker declined to entertain the de
mand for tellers, and Mr. Blau.l ap
pnaled from the decision of the chair.
Mr. Mills, of Texas said that a vote by
tellers was as much a part of the parlia
mentary law as a motion to adjourn, It
was the only vote by which the bouse
of the speaker, and if the house did not
have a right to this vote the sneaker he
came a czar. Mr. Cannon said he knew
of no rule authorizing tellers. A de
mand for yeas and nays was a constitu
ional right, but a demand for tellers
was not. Mr. Hayne, of Pennsylvania,
upheld the decision of the chair. Mr.
Breckenridge. of Arkansas, said that
under the ruling the house would be at
the mercy of the speaker. Mr. Mc-
Millin, of Tennessee, said that the pres
sent occupant of the chair had himself
held that the right existed to have
tellers to determine whether the
speaker was accurate in his count.
On a previous occasion Mr. Bland had
demanded tellers, and the speaker had
appointed them. Why should the house
have one code of rules one day ana an
other code another? Mr. Blount, "of
Georgia, said he would uphold the
rights of the minority, and that those
who would trample on those rights must
take the . responsibility. The debate
was continued by Messrs. Gear, of lowa,
Crisp, of Georgia. Perkins, of Kansas,
Cutcheon, of Michigan, and Carlisle,
of Kentucky. Mr. Carlisle held that
the parliamentary law must be con
strued in relation to its modifications by
the rules of former congresses. It has
been held from time immemorial in
English speaking legislative assemblies
that uo presiding officer could make an
absolute, final decision to bind the body
over which he presided. In submitting
the question, the speaker stated that he
could not see how the rules of the . last
house could govern the present
house indirectly. The fact that
they had been made as rules
showed clearly the necessity of special
enactment.. The United States, he
said, is filled with people unusually, de
voted to public meetings. These meet
ings were governed by principles which
had been acted upon until they had be
come a well-defined parliamentary law.
That there was no arbitrary control of
the house by the chair was shown by
the fact that at the moment an appeal
from the decision of the chair was
pending. The chair had no
but lt was not a question of personal
preference; it was a question of right.
As to the possibility of the speaker
making a false count, which the tellers
could rectify, a rule of the last house
provided that ' one-fifth .* of a r quorum
must demand tellers and the ' speaker
must count that one-fifth, Ultimately;'
therefore, the speaker was the counting
officer. Mr. Cannon, of Illinois, moved
to lav the appeal on the table. Mr. Mills,
of Texas, raised the point of order that
parliamentary law recognized no " such]
motion. The point was overruled, * and ;
Mr. Cannon's - motion was agreed . to.
Yeas, 149: nays. 138. Mr. Bland's raj
tion to amend the journal was then lost'
Yeas, 130; nays, 140. The journal -was
then approved. The world's . fair com
mittee was "granted permission to "sit
duringthe sessions ofthe house. Senate
'resolution was passed, authorizing the
'marshal of the United States supreme
court, to loan to the New York State
,Bar association portraits of chief jus
tices for exhibition at the judiciary cen
tennial at Now York, Feb. 4. A number
of. bills and resolutions were introduced
; and referred. The house then resumed
in committee of the whole the Oklahoma
town site bill, but no progress was
made.. The committee rose, and the
: house adjourned. .
A. Swell State Dinner at the White
,':.. House.
Washington, Jan. 21.— The president
and Mrs. Harrison gave a state dinner
to-night to the diplomatic corps. Covers
were laid for forty-seven persons. Be
sides the president and Mrs. Harri
: son, all the ministers and charge d'alfairs
from different countries attended,
making up the diplomatic corps, some
or' them accompanied by their wives;
: Assistant Secretary Wharton, repre
senting the state department; Hon. R.
R. Hitt, Gen. L. T. Michener, of Indi
ana, and Sirs. Allen were present. The
Last room and the state dining rooms
were profusely and beautifully dec
orated with potted plants and flowers,
as usual on such occasions, while the
Marine baud, stationed in the vestibule, .
enlivened the occasion with appropriate
strains of music.
Hide-Bound Republicans Will Col
lect Census Statistics. * - y ;>'.
Washington. Jan. 21.— senate
devoted the greater part of a brief ses
sion to a discussion of the advisability
of taking a census of farm mortgages.
The bill adversely reported, requiring
the superintendent of census to collect
statistics of farm mortgages, was taken
from the calendar in order to give Mr.
Berry, who introduced it, an opportunity
to state the grounds of his opposition to
the report and why the bill should be
passed. Mr. Plait,, referring to a state
ment made by Mr. Berry as to Eastern
manufacturers loaning money at large
rates of interest, denied that Eastern
manufacturer:' had accumulated large
profits. Mr.. Hale explained that the
committee hesitated to create any new
work for the census bureau for fear of
delaying the census. Besides, the in
formation desired . by . Mr. Berry, could
not be obtained in a house-to-house
canvass.Mr. Vest spoke of the depres
sion In agricultural communities, and
said that there was a general convic
tion that legislation was largely respon
sible for it. The superintendent of cen
sus did not possess i his confidence. He
(the superintendent) had written a let
tor to Senator Coekrell, saying that in
the appointment of supervisors, prefer
ence would he given to Republicans.
The enumerators, of course, would be
in political sympathy. -with them. Who,
then, could blame him if he asked that
Boueress should make mandatory upou
the superintendent to give the informa
tion . which the g bill required. . Mr.
Sjmoner said the superintendent of the
census needed no defense.' He was
glad to hear that the supervisors "*
Had not- the last election continued
the supremacy of the Republican party,
none of tnem would have been Repub
licans. He men made an-, argument to
prove that mortgages were not always a
signal of distress. Mr. Hale said that
the passage or the bill would double the
worK of the census. After further dis
cission the matter went over and tne
senate took up the calendar. The fol
lowing senate hills were passed: Cre
ating the offices of surveyors general
for South and North Dakota; to pro
mote the efficiency ot the enlisted force
of the navy; granting the state of Cali
fornia 5 per cent net proceeds of cash
sales* of public lands; setting apart
tracts of land for cemeteries for the Odd
Fellows at Central City, Col., and the
Alvardo Cemetery association. George
town, Co!.; creating three additional
land offices in Colorado; appropriating
?120,000 additional for public buildings
at Jacksonville, Fia., and increasing the
limit of cost to $275,000; joint resolu
tion granting permission to remove the
Apache prisoners to Fort Still, Ind.
'IVr.; bill to amend certain statutes re
lating to the. navy. The senate also
passed the house hill amending the act
to enable the city of Denver to purchase
lands for city purposes After a brief
secret session tne senate at 3:3J ad
. y Dew of Genius. VrV.">.
Washington, Jan. Patents Is
sued to-day to Northwestern inventors,
as reported by Paul & Merwin, patent at
torneys, tt.">7-C{>o Temple Court, Minne
apolis, and 912 Pioneer Press building,
St. Paul. Minnesota — Cook,
Fridley. car coupling; John H. Shea,
St. Paul, glass valve seat; Joseph L.
Willford, Minneapolis, roller mill.
North Dakota— Henry, assignor of
half to J. G. Neil<on. Ardoch, utomatic
grain weigher. South Dakota— Johu E.
Hallett. Valley Springs, steering and
propelling mechanism for floating bat
teries; Charles W. and. J. W. Sparks,
Myrtle, vegetable drainer.
Relief for Starving Indians.
. Washington, Jan. 21.— The house
committee on Indian affairs met to-day
and authorized its chairman to frame
and report favorably a bill embodying
the recommendations of the secretary 1
of the interior made in his letter to the
house on Jan. : 13. This letter recom
mended the appropriation of $75,000 for
the immediate relief of the Chippewa
Indians of Lake Superior, located at the
La Polnte agency in Wisconsin.
Phillips Summarily Dismissed.
Washington, Jan. 21.— Henry M.
Phillips, of New York, the chief of the
middle division in- the pension office,
was to-day ; dismissed by .*■' Secretary
Noble. W. H. Reynolds, of. Pennsyl
vania, was immediately appointed to
the vacancy.
Percival Gets a Plum.
Washington, Jan. 21.— presi
dent to-day sent to the senate the fol
lowing nomination : f Interior— Receiver
of public money,* John A. Percival, of
Devil's Lake, J.. D.
; Marcus Johnson Confirmed.
: Washington, '. Jan. 21.— ; senate
in secret session to-day confirmed the .
nomination of Marcus Johnson to be
collector of internal revenue for the dis
trict of Minnesota.
i _ ':*A Proposed Change of Base.
Special to the Globe : ~ -
i V\*Duluth," Minn., Jan". 21.— The -even-.
ing papers announce that the office r of
the Irish Standard, a newspaper of Mm■
■ neapolis, will be removed to this "city." ?
yr . Simmons Slay Go Free.
special to the Globe ...
,; Duluth, Minn., Jan. 21.— The chances
are favorable" for the -acquittal of Sim-"
mons, charged with murder. The case
reached*^ the summing .' up pel-it at ad
journment ;_ this .-..*• evening, the ;• ' court •'
room being crowded to suffocation.
Thrilling" Experience of a St.
: Paul Man Snow-Bouud
in Oregon.
One Week of Short Rations
and 111-Treated by Rail
Portland Is Now in Communi
cation With the Outside
Thousands of Men Trying to
Raise the Blockade in
the Sierras.
Special to the Globe.
Tacoma. Wash., Jan. 21.— One of the
passengers who arrived on the Northern
Pacific train from Portland this morning
was Cnester A. Congdon. of St.Paul.
He was snowed in on the Union Pacific
for a week. He says he arrived at
Baker City Sunday morning, and the
train was run by to North Powder,,
where it was blocked by snow, and was
subsequently run back to Baker City,
twenty miles, where it still is. for aught
he knows. That night the fast train
came in from the East and stopped, and
they Kept coming at the rate of two
trains a day as long as . he was in
Baker City, until five hundred
passengers had accumulated there
when he left Thursday night. Mr.
Congdon hau important legal business
to attend to here and was anxious to
get through. So on Thursday, after a
wait of five days, he prepared to go
back, but found he could not get back.
He hired a four-horse team and four
of the party started on Friday
morning for La Grande, fifty miles
from Baker City. Once or twice they
had to unhitch tne horses and drag the
sleigh over the sides of the mountains,
as the cuts were tilled up; but tiiey ar
rived at La Grande Saturday afternoon.
Here they were told that mortal man -
to Pendleton, but Mr. Congdon was de
termined to do it. He tried to hire a
man to take them to Pendleton, sev
enty miles further, and could not, and
finally hired a man to work by the day,
but that night an engine went over ahd
they succeeded in going on it. They
got to Pendleton by engine Saturday,
and from there took the Hunt system to
Walla Walla, thence to Pasco, and here
via the Northern Pacific. As long as
the supplies on the dining car held out
at Baker City the passengers tared well.
•Then the dining car conductor issued
checks g« o.i for 50 cents apiece at the
hotels ami the passengers ate there.
Liquor was plenty, and Mr.- Congdon
tells many things which are better not
printed, of insult and indignity suffered
by passengers, sometimes at the hands
of the very railroad men who should
have protected them. He says that
twenty passengers were sick and
under the care of the company's physi
cian. One passenger and one mail
agent died at Baker City. Word also
came to them at La Grande that the
town was running short of provisions.
He passed through one of the coaches
one day and the foul air made him so
sick that he did not venture again.
Thousands of **. hovel crs at Work
. in the Sierras Digging Out
San Fbancisco, Jan. 21.— The. pros
pects are that the great snow blockade
on the Central Pacific will be cleared
to-night or to-morrow to the delight of
the snow-bound passengers. • Clear
weather is reported at all stations from
Rock to Truckee, save at Colfax and
Cisco, where the weather is still cloudy.
At eacn of these places one Inch of
snow fell last night. There is now.
three feet of. snow on the ground at
Colfax, while at Cisco the country is
covered to a depth of over fifteen feet
on the level and in the drifts the snow
is three or four times as deep. Last
evening the Central Pacific was
enabled to open the road in
the Sierras to the five dead
engines near Champion's spur. The ro
tary plow was pushed by eleven en
gines, and the snow was thrown fifty
feet on either side of the track. One
hundred and fifty snow shovelers. who
were engaged in digging a trench, were
surprised and completely buried by the
snow from the plow. They were badly
scared, but the only injury sustained
was a ducking. Five engines and plows
were taken on to Truckee. and the way
is clear to Tunnel 13, with the exception
of a few minor drifts on the Blue Can
yon side. -They have finished to the
Cascade, where the rotary is again at
work, and it is said by the railroad offi
cials that the road will be open, possi
bly to-night. East of Truckee a plow
with sufficient power to back it will
plow to Reno.
are reported between Truckee and
Boca. A rotary plow is clearing the
road to Blue, Ca;iyon,*and during the
night it is expected to clear the track to
tiie two imprisoned passenger trains be
tween Blue Canyon and Alta. None of
the snow sheds have fallen, although
the weight of snow in places is incal
culable. The average depth of the
snow along the sheds is .*, twenty feet.
Over 1,000 snow shovelers and workmen
aie on the mountains to-night. Truckee
is cut off from all communication with
the outside - world, but this is true of all
mining and other towns in the Sierras.
A passenger named F. A. Lanford died
of pneumonia, superinduced by an at
tack of la grippe, and was buried by
the men on snow shoes at Truckee
yesterday, it being impossible to break
the road to the cemetery. Jacob
Duntz, a snow shoveler, was killed at
Colfax yesterday by being struck by a
car. Most of the passengers in the two
trains near Blue Canvouare well pro
vided for. .There, are ; a few second
class passengers who had; only enough
money to buy tickets and did not figure
on the blockade. Neither had they
prepared for the cold weather that com
menced when the storm ceased. , Among"
the Eastern passengers on the impris
oned trains are the follow ing; - E. J.
Dalber, Pocotella, 111. J. C. Franger
and family, . William Nevitt, Bozeman,"
Mont.; Miss Hannah Dee, Ogden; John
H. Shaw and family, McKeesport. Pa.;
C. E. Waugh, Denver; Oliver D. Ri ler, .
Rochester; E. P. . Roberts, Maple Park,
111.; W. C. Hatle, Hay City; James
Doyle, Omaha ; ; C. '-** E. Weir, ; Chicago ;
S. Bernstein, New York; Miss
J.S. Brendall, .Galena, III.; J. D. Ma
son, Denver; F. D. Bose,' Kansas; Miss
- Bader, New i , Hampshire : .* H. ,C. Cole
man, Morristown," Pa. At Dutch Flat
on l the ..-. western slope of . the Sierras
: there . are ; seven feet of ', snow . on the
level, or two feet more than ever before .
; recorded. The wagon roads and ditches
are blocked. Many bouses bave been
crushed by the snow, but no lives have
li.-en lost. Snow shoes are the only
means of getting anywhere. The dam
age to fruit trees will be considerable.
Should the snow go off with a rain the
damage to the valley will he very great.
In addition to the Imprisoned trains
near Blue Canyon two. eastbound pas
senger trains are snowed in near Shady
Run. The railroad people have done
everything in their power to m.ike the
passengers comfortable, paving the
.men big wages to
a distance of five miles. John J. Jen
nings, a New York newspaper man who
came out to meet Miss Nellie Illy in
San Francisco and escort her to New
York, was caught in the blockade sev
eral days, and then made the journey
rom Blue Canyon to Alta on snow
shoes and then rode on an engine to
Sacramento, where he arrived this morn
ing and took a special train to connect
with Miss Bly at Lathrop. In speaking
of his experience. Mr. Jennings said:
"*1 have seen snow ami blizzards in New
York, but people back there don't know
what snow is." On the Oregon road the
passenger trains bound to and from
Portland are still stuck in the deep
snows of Siskiyou range. The road is
blocked between Mott and Dunsmuir,
between Dunsmuir and Sims, and be
tween Sims and Redding. Supplies are
being taken to the imprisoned trains at
Sims from Redding. The passengers
are on short rations. From Simsons
north to Edgewood the road is still
Three Passenger trains Finally
Reach Portland.
Portland, Or., Jan. 21.— The first
through train /or the past week arrived
here this eveniug at 5 o'clock over
the Union Pacific line from the East.
About aw passengers arrived on the
first section, also a large quantity of
baggage and mail. Another train ar
rived at 6 o'clock this evening with
more passengers i.nd mail. A third
train is due here about 8 o'ciock to-ra »r
--row morning, and a fourth is due early
to-morrow forenoon. The trains will
probably bring 000 delayed pas
sengers in all, and "not less
than 1,500 sacks of mail. The
blockade is broken, and V un
less another storm follows, the com
pany will be able to keep the road open
and trains will depart aiid arrive on
time after to-morrow. D iriiig the
week's blockade the passengers have
beeu well provided for by the railroad
company. The blockade on the South
ern Pacific remains unbroken. There
has been no train from San Francisco
for over a week. A great snow storm
has been prevailing in the Siskiyou
mountains. It now looks as if there
will he no through trains from Cali
fornia before the last part of the pres
ent week. The company is doing all in
its power to open the road and raise the
blockade, but thus far all efforts in the
face of the howling storm have been
futile. All trains over the Northern
Pacific lines going east and coming
west are reported on time.
Disastrous Collision- on the Belt
Line at Omaha. __
Omaha, Jan. There was a col
lision of a suburban train on I the Belt
line division of' the Missouri Pacific
about 8 o'clock this morning within the
city limits. William Boyle, a local Dem
ocratic politician, was killed instantly.
J. Sehwarick. deputy county treasurer,
was injured internally. J.A.Harvey
and a man named Vandeventer were
badly crushed, and probably fatally in
jured. S. Fraher and Frank Church
had their legs broken. Two brothers,
named Mitzlaffs, . railroad shop boys,
were seriously injured; one had his
skull fractured. The conductor, Will
iam Shields, had au arm broken and
was badly crushed.
Fire Wipes Out the Best Part of
an Illinois Town.
Ottawa. 111., Jan. 21.-The little
town of Utica, numbering 2.000 people,
which was so nearly wiped out by fire
last summer, was again visited by a ter
rible burst of flames this morning. The
fire started at 3 o'clock, and burned
with great fury for several hours. The
flames broke out in Coughlin's barber
shop at a few minutes before 2 o'clock,
and before the villagers were fully
awakened, had spread with incredible
rapidity, enveloping the entire business
district. Buildings that had replaced
the ruins of a few months before
burned like tinder-boxes, and in less
than an hour - the entire west
side of Main street was a
sheet of flames. The fire de
partment, meagre and unable to
cope with such a vast calamity, stood
powerless, and could do nothing but
send to Ottawa and La Salle tor aid,
which could not arrive in time to save
much that had been attacked by the
flames, which were filially choked ont
at 5 o'clock. Six new business blocks,
erected upon the embers of the disaster
of last slimmer. lie in ruins. The more
prominent losers are Hazel & Co., Leon
ard & Co., D. T. Madden, K.W. Leland,
B. E. Hanley and H. A. Coughlin. The
fire is a terrible blow to tne village,
which was just renewing its pros
VV oodsville, N. H., Jan. 21.— The
Brown Lumber company's kindling
wood factory at Whitefield was burned
to-day. Loss -{"25,000, covered by in
surance. Fifty men are thrown out of
employment. ■■'■•■'■ : .-y
The Cunarder Catalonia Experi
ences a Tempest Voyage.
London, Jan. 21.— The Cunard steam
ship Catalonia, which sailed from Bos
ton to Liverpool Jan. 11, arrived at
Queenstown to-day in a condi
tion betokening her - experience
with storms of extraordinary se
verity. She; reports having been
struck by a hurricane, accompa
nied by fierce snow fall, lasting twenty
hours and ending at 5 o'clock on Satur
day morning. During the storm four
of her boats were swept away, her ven
tilators, bulwarks aud deck houses were
battered and stove, seven of her fur
nace fires'* were extinguished by
the seas, which breached over her, and
her intermediate cabin was so thor
oughly ..-■ flooded as to be incapable of
occupany. Several seamen and two
steerage passengers t were injured by
being knocked down or struck by flying
objects, and by "the bursting of a steam
pipe three men were killed and a fourth
badly scalded.
LIU. Ely to Have Perished.
Denver, Col:, Jan. . 21.— Grave fears
are entertained regarding the probable,
fate of the Howard Atheneum company,
of variety artists, who are in ' the snow
blockade on the Central Pacific. Nothing
definite can ire learned. Advices from
•Utah points say the * road . may not be
opened In three weeks. A : train with
the theater troupe on board is belie vea
to be -buried under-demolished snow
sheds between Reno and Truckee.* It
is a-: question: whether the entombed
passengers can be rescued - before they
-. perish of ; hunger and . cold. The . mer
cury is 30 to 40 below zero out there.
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Arransretl better, written more spici
ly, no dry and stale matter, bright
editorial, woman's gossip, -•; * •
. These are only a few of the feat
tires which make the Globe so much
sought alter. „'
NO. 23.-
McCulloch's Rink Scores a
Signal Victory at Milwau
kea's Bonspiel. >
• * -- . .

Two Washington Toug-ha
Fight Until They Fall From
Exhaustion. y
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One Is Now in Bed and la
Not Expected to Re
Four Hundred Colorado
Sports Engage in a Slug
ging- Match.
Special to tbe Globe. " /' .-". V
Milwaukee, Wis., Jan. Sl.—
Morgan medal was won to day by tha
St. Paul ripk skipped by A. McCulioch,
which defeated a Milwaukee rink
skipped by F. Adams. The score wag
81 to 14. Fifteen rinks took part in the -
match; Milwaukee and Chicago playing
asainst the Northwest. The latter woo
by thirteen points. The total score was .
274 to 261. Under the rule, the rinfc
having the highest number of points on
its side takes the medal. This will give
it to the St. Paul rink, skipped by A.
McCulioch. Cameron's rink was beaten
one point. Brooks' rink was beaten
by a Chicago rink 8 points. Tho
other St. Paul rink suffered defeat
by 7 points, lt will be seen, therefore,
that McCulloch's rink won the match
for its side. To-night the curlers are
banqueting .at the Kirby house. To
morrow morning the Dalrymple medal
will be played for, and the contest for
the Mitchell medal will occur In the
afternoon. Rinks are present from
Columbia county. Waupaca, Lodi. St,
Paul, Minneapolis and Chicago.
Washington loughs Settle an OliJ
Grudge. *:*•-.•'.; |
Special to the Globe." ..;•'■.'
Tacoma, Wash., Jan. 21.— One of tlie
most brutal fights in the history of this
section of country took place to-day at
Bullard, a suburb of Seattle, between
two laborers named Avery and Calla
han, who fought to settle an old grudge.
The men acted like wild beasts. There ,
were no seconds or timekeepers, the
men mutually agreeing to strip to the
waist and fight till one- was whipped, =/
'I he fight took place in a hall, and lasted J
over forty-five minutes, neither man ap-.; \
pearing to get any advantage.; They. ,
were then compelled to stop from sheet
exhaustion.. Avery was terribly beaten
about the head and body, and is now ifl
bed suffering from his injuries. He i$
supposed to be injured internally, as \\<f.
has been spitting blood since * the fights
Callahan, though severely punished,' is
able to be around, . {
. \
Four Hundred Colorado Sports'
Kngago in a Slugging Match. '•
Denver, Col., Jan. 21.— Four hun
dred sports took a special train to-day
and weut outside of Arapahoe county ,
to witness a fight between Ed Smith, of: '
Denver, and Kessler, of Montana. Tho'
mill was more of an exhibition of blood
than of science. The men were evenly
matched. At the beginning of the sev
enth round the friends of the principals :
began to quarrel. The ropes were
broken down and the fight became gen
eral, everybody hammering right and
left, regardless of who he struck. The
fight ended in a general all-round slug
ging match, while the pugilists were
rushed into the cars and locked up.
Fought for a Sweetheart.
Cleveland, 0., Jan. 21.— 0n Sunday
last John Crum and William Wright,
young men living at Crayon, Cham
paign county, fought sixteen rounds to
decide which should have precedence
in courting a young lady. Crum was
badly punished and the referee awarded
the fight to Wright. The young men
shook hands and parted at the ring side
friends. Wright will be permitted to
court the girl undisturbed. '.-'.. **- : ,*'*> :
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['_::: -V Fought to a Draw. .
Kenton, C, Jan. 21.— A hard-fought
prize fight took place here yesterday
afternoon between Isaac Boone and
Mike An dey, local pugilists, for a purse
of? 50. Nine rounds were fought, last
ing forty minutes. When time was
called for the tenth round neither re
sponded. The referee declared it i
draw. Both pugilists were severely
pounded. The tight took place Ura«
ice house outside the city limits.
Two Fights Postponed.
San Francisco. Jan. 21.— di
rectors of the California Athletic club
have postponed the first between Jack
Dempsey and Billy McCarthy, of Aus
tralia, to Feb. 18, Dempsey being un
well. They also postponed the fighi
between Patsy Kerrigan, of Boston, and
Dannie Needham. of St. Paul, to Feb,
27, Kerrigan being unable to reach her«
on time. ■■ .. . --?y y .-: '■'■■:_
Skating Contests Postponed.
Newbubg, N. Y„ Jan. 2l.— The speed
skating committee of the National Am
ateur Skating association 'met here to
night and decided to postpone the skafr
ing championship races until Tuesday
and Wednesday, Jan. 28 and 29. ;.
Old Skates Take All the Prizes': at ?t
: Guttenbekg, N. J., Jan. 20.— a
single favorite finished first . to-day.
: - First race, seven-eighths of a mile— Sher- *
wood, Capstone. Lancaster. Time, 1 :84»,*>.
Second race, selling, five-elgbihsof atfilfe—
Lemon Bloom, Carlow. Belle Kennedy.
Time, l:«-5Vj. .- ■■■■■ '.ye
■ Third race, seven eighths of a mile—
ciusko Kay. Flambeau, . Frederic!- First.
Time l:35Vt. :.' - .
Fourth race, . one mile, Vigilant,
Grey Cloud, Carrie G. -Time, 1:50. *.-,' ■** -v.
--i Fifth race, one and one-eighth miles. hand
icap- Sam D. Bela. Gallatin. - Time, 2: _BVa. -
Sixth race, seven-eighths of 'a anile, selling
Banker, Chekney, Mamie . Hay. , Time, ' 1 :3d.
; Results , at New Orleans. '
New , Orleans, La., Jan. 21.— The
races here to-day resulted as follows: ; .
- '. First . race, sellins, . six furlongs— Tommy
R won, Crispino second, John Morris third.
Time, 1:16. ;." ■•-.*-.-'
--:■..■ Secoud . race, selling, five furlongs— Gover- -
nor won, Peanut second,. Sorrel. Al third. T-
Time, 1: *21«2. ;
-.; Third race, selling, eleven-sixteenths of a *_* •"*'*
mile— Lute Dart won. Recluse second, Dono- '". *.*
--■. van third. Time. l:i>9.
;. J Fourth: race,'; handicap, one and one-six. - .■**.'
teemh miles— Balance won, Carlton second.
Metal third. * Time, I :4aVi. .. -_

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