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SAINT PAUL. Additioual City News on Page 8. FOOTLIGHT ANI> POYKR. The production of a new comic opera by W. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sulli van is always an event of . exceptional interest, and it is certain that no au thors of the present decade have the popularity that has been accorded to these clever English collaborators. •'The Gondoliers" completes the round dozen of operas .that have come from these fellow-workers; and, as it is now a craze in London and in New York, it must be set down as equal to the most successful of their productions. In 6omc of their operas Gilbert and Sulli van have attempted to introduce a sen timental interest, but in "The Gondo liers" their aim seems to have been to infuse as much humor as possible into the libretto, and the consequence is that there is not a dull moment irom the rise of the curtain till its final tall.- Sir Arthur Sullivan has also cast aside his nn.bii ion to write a grand opera, and has filled his score with bright and pop ular melodies, which make the opera as a whole even more popular as a musical work than "The Mikado." The lyrics are all in the familiar Gilbertian vein, and some of the author's cleverest and most ingenious rlntnes maybe found embodied in this bock. A song, in which ingenious words are fitted to a catchy tune, is the first number assigned to the" Duke of Plaza-Toro, a Spanish grandee, who sings of himself: In enterprise of martial kind, \\ hen there was am fighting; lie led his regiment from behind — He foun'l ii less exfitiug. But when hib regiment ran. His place was at the fore, O— That celebrated. Cultivated. Underrated. Nobleman. The Dute of Piuza-Toro! When to evade destruction's hand To hide they all proceeded, No soldier in that gallant band Hid half as well as lie aid. He lay concealed ihrou-houi the war. And so preserved his gore, 01 hat unaffected, Undetected. Well-connected Warrior. The Duke of Plaza-Toro I This -Duke of Plaza-Toro is a hidalgo Of lordly lineage, but he tlouixurs in impecuniosity to such an extent that lie j is obliged to turn himself into a stock company for the . purpose of making money out of his title and social in fluence. He is one of the funniest characters that Gilbert has ever con ceived. The plot turns upon the ab duction of the king of Barataria when that monarch is h prattling infant. lie is taken to Venice and introduced into the family of a highly respectable gon dolier, who brings up the infant mon arch with his own small boy of the .satin; age. The consequence is that neither the highly respectable gondolier nor in deed anyone else can tell which is the king alter he has arrived at years of ! discretion. The grand inquisitor of Spain was the functionary t<> whom was intrusted the mission of a* dueling the juvenile king, and of his prowess as an abductor the grand inquisitor says: I stole the prince, and 1 brought him here And left him, gaily prattling With a highly rcspettntJle .gondolier, Who promised the royal babe to rear. And teach him the trade of a tiraoneer With his own beloved brailing. . Both of the babes were strong and stout, And, considering all things, clever. Of that there is no manner of doubt- Is^ probable, possible shadow of doubt — Ko possible doubt whatever. At the end of a year, as the inquis itor relates, he reappears to the gondo lier, who then is unable to distinguish the royal babe from "his own beloved bratling." Or, as the inquisitor rhyth mically expresses it — But owing. I'm much disposed to fear. To his terrible taste f.>r tippling, That highly respectable gondolier . . Could never declare with a mind sincere Which of the two was his offspring dear, And which the royal stripling! .';,-. Which was which hoc. uld never uiuke out, Despite bis best endeavor. Of that tbe;e is no manner of doubt— Ko probable, possible shadow of doubt No possible doubt whatever. * One of the most interesting numbers In the opera is the Spanish cachucha, which is danced in the second act. The melody is one of the mo>t captivating that Sir Arthur has ever produced, and the dance is at once exhilarating and livening. Principals and choristers Join in this Terusiehore.m revel. The Cachucha is the most alluring and dash ing of the characteristic Spanish dances, and its execution by the present com pany is brought to a high degree of per fection. This number never fails to re ceive several encores, as it has a de cidedly original and picturesque effect. A very pretty song in the first act is as signed to T i>sa. the sweetheart of one of the gondoliers. It purports to de scribe the beatific state of mind "When. a Merry Maiden Marries." Gianetta's song, "Kind Sir. you Cannot Have the Heart" is very charming in the simple Brace of its melody, and Miss Lily Post, the Qiaiietta of the present cast, makes much of it. One of the.best comic num bers is the duel for the two gondoliers, who toll of the ideal kingdom which they expect to found, where "All Shall Equal Be." . />- .fU For every one who feels inclined. Some post we undertake to tind Congenial with bib peace of mind— ■ An. l all snail equal be! The chancellor In his peruke. The earl, the marquis and she dook, The groom, the butler and the cook— - s They all snail equal be: The aristocrat who banks with Coutts, The aristocrat who hunts and sboois. . The aristocrat who cleans our boots — They nil shall equal be 1 The noble lord who rules the state. The noble lord who clchiis the plate. The noble lord who scrubs me grate— _.* .They all shall equal be! The lord nigh bishop orthodox. The lord 'high coachman ou ihe box. The lord high vagabond in the stocks They all shall equal be! Another number which received a re peated encore was the quartette, "One of Us Shall Bea Queen," in which the two gondoliers and the con tad i lie give their ideas of the functions of royalty. The second act U full of capital lyrics set to the most sprightly music. The duke and duchess have a most clever duet, in which they relate, with ingenu ous frankness, their methods of nuking money by simply being a duke and duchess. Marco's song, ''Take a Pair ol Sparkling Eyes," is a charming bit of melodic inspiration. This is the "Gondoliers," and so it was given to one of the best-in-every way audiences that ever crowded into the .Newmarket. It was a very de lighted audience and it encored every separate piece of music . The cast was complete with one change. Miss Lily Post, who is cast for Gia- Oetta. is sick, and Miss Addie Cora Reed took her part, but It is certain that Miss Read sang the part much better than did Miss Post in Chicago. Another change from Chi cago, which is evidently a good one. is the casting of Chariie. Drew for the part of Guiseppe. Taking it through, the ••Gondoliers" made a happy hit and Inaugurated what promises to be a very successful week. •'A Base Hit," which played all last week at the Minneapolis tueater. opened at the Harm last night, before a. medium audience. It has already been reviewed, and further mention is unnecessary. It is not a strong cast or play, but pleases a certain class very well. Millie Swan's combination opened ft week's engagement at the Olympic last evening in. the spectacular drama of "The Seven Sisters." Interspersed were specialties by the. Carles, a clever novelty team; Queen, Statin and War ren In an act lull of ginger called "Con fusion:" and the H-imai) Chameleons in • very unique character change sketch. The show as a whole is a good one. Am yououtoiempitiyiiiejitr Advertise Id niv lie Daily «ad Sunday iivunis. A BIG DEAL ON FOOT. Has Henry Villard Bought Tom Lowry's Street Car Franchise ? The Story Is That He Will Buy Out Lowry in Both Cities. Certain Corroborative Inci dents Named by Think ing* Men. The Scheme Said to Be in Connection With fceeker Island Deal. There seems to exist excellent ground for belief that Henry ViHard has pur chased a controlling interest in the street railway system of this city and Minneapolis. Early yesterday morning, rumors were rife that such a deal had been consummated, and subsequent in vestigation did nothing to allay the be lief in the truth of tne assertions or pre vent their general acceptance as fact. A Globe reporter got wind of the story, and after talking with numerous persons claiming to have heard the news of the deal from reliable sources, was informed that G. O. Bacon had in side information ou the subject. Mr. Bacon was found at the Minnesota club, and In response to questioning stated that he had received no informa tion from the parties directly concerned in the deal, but had been informed that Mr. Villard had purchased a controlling interest in the street railway systems of St. Paul and Minneapolis, and that he considered his information to be thor oughly reliable, though he did not feel at liberty to divulge its source. Accord ing to h s informant the terms of the deal included the purchase of a vast amount of stock in tne lighting com panies ot both cities. Mr. Bacon said he was inclined to accept the story as true from the fact that Mr. Villard had already heavy interests in St. Pani and Minneapolis, and that his purchase of the street car lines and lighting ap paratus was in line with his recent ac quisition of the rights originally granted by the government to the Mississippi Ilivvr Improvement company. Lt was well known to be a Villard scheme to DAM THE EIVEK at a point between tne cities for the purpose of securing power for lighting the two cities, tor street car propulsion and other purposes for which electricity could be utilized. Iv the acquisition of the privileges granted the now defunct company, Mr. Villard had trained a groat advantage, it being but a matter of a very short time until do other method than tlie electrical one would be acceptable for operating street railways, lt seemed very possible iv th« premises that if approached with a fair offer for iiis interests in the Hues, Mr. Lowry would be willing to sell. At the Merchants' hotel the rumored transfer was the chief topic of conver sation, and a general belief in the credi bility of the news seemed to exist, where doubt would have been more in accordance with the conservative methods of the men engaged in the dis cussion. Up to last evening there was no offi cial intimation of the purchase received iiy the officers of the. street railway company Mr. Lowry is still in New York, but is expected to return in a few days, Crawford Livingstone returned from New York yesterday, and beine bd proached by a Globe reporter as to any knowledge he might have of the deal, replied: "1 have seen Mr. Lowrv almost every day iv New York. Of course 1 should not feel at liberty to divulge anything that might have been told me in confi dence, but, as a matter of fact, 1 know nothing about Mr. Lowry's intentions. What do 1 think about the rumors? Well, 1 think it possible that such a deal as is spoken of may have been made as regards the street car lin»*s, but I will say positively that Mr. Vil lard has PURCHASED NO STOCK 111 the St. Paul Gas Light company since last October, when he made large purchases. Ido not think it iniDroba ble that Mr. Lowry may have sold out his interests to Villard. Street rail ways iv St. Paul are not very good property, and I should think the receipt ot a good oiler would be an inducement to the present owner to unload. At all events the truth will be known shortly, for Mr. Villard himself will be in St. Paul iv a few days. He will doubtless explain his plans for the future, for he is not at all reticent iv such matters." "Is it to be inferred that you have re ceived information of Mr. Villird's plans and that you are bound to silence in connection therewith?" "Infer nothing, except that 1 know nothing about Mr. Lowry's business. As for the Gas Light company. Mr. Vil lard has not increased his stock re cently." I he reporter called on S. B. Walsh, of the firm of Cochran & Waish, who had not, heard of the deal, but admitted that it mitrht have been made. "The only news from Lowry that 1 have received recently," said Mr. Walsh, "is a dis patch which I got this morning, which 1 take to be In reference to the «.penin? of the Grand avenue line. The dispatch read as follows: New York, Feb. 23.— Thomas Cocbran or Archbishop Ireland: On this blessed Sun •lay. when I ftm trying to rest, it seems but fHtine that T should thank yon for your en conr«!<rlnK u?lesrrain. I will try to prove wiihin the next four weeks that the cheering for 1 1 ' in Lowry on Washington's birthday was not all wasted Tuos. Lowkt. This dispatch, said Mr. Walsh, bears, as you see, no reference to any such deal, either past or prospective. Judtre Nelson thought the rumors well grounded and said that his BKI.IEF IN TIIEIU iRUTH was greatly increased by his knowledge of Mr. Villard's connection with the scheme for establishing water power by damming the river at Meeker't Island. If the story was true and the transfer had been made, there would be a great and sudden change in the lighting and transportation facilities of the Twin Cities, lt meant that the chance from horse cars to electric cars would be a rapid one, for Viilard was not the man to do things by halves, and would, in all probability, proceed at once to provide the necessary power. He would not be at all sorry to hear that the rumored transaction was a fact. Efforts to discover the recipient of the dispatch from New York, which is said to have been the source of the story which gained popular credence in St. Paul yesterday, proved unavailing. Mr. ' Bacon declared that the telegram had not come to him personally, aud he was not at liberty to tell who had been his informant. The attitude of persons most liable to have received in side information on the subject was such as to indicate their possession of more facts in the premises than they cared to divulee. However, the story is generally regarded as having considera ble foundation in fact, and talks with several prominent real estate dealers revealed that the story had been very thoroughly discussed in real estate cir cles, and was accepted as a fact. A Wife Loses Her flights. In the case of Edraond Kiely against Mary Kiely Judge Brill has filed an order recitine that Mrs. Kiely is an hab itual drunkard. She has refused to join with her husband in mortgaging or sellinir real estate for the maintenance or their tour children, and then* is now a mortgage for S«K) on the property of ihe husband. The judgment of the court is that the wife shall be barred tmni any dower or other interest injthe property: and the husband may sell or mortgage it without the iuLeriureuce or THE SAIXT PAUL DAILY GLOBE: TUESDAY MORNING- FEIiRIJAKY 25, 1890. signature of his wife, .giving; title, thereto as fully as if he were unmarried. - FEW DAYS NEEDED. Full Operation of the Electrical ■ Line Deferred in the Public In terests. The Grand avenue electric line will not be in full operation until the close of the present week. The reason for this is not far to seek. To arrange a time table for the electric i line so as not to conflict with the horse car lines, and insure regular trains on each, it will readily be seen is a difficult job under most favorable circumstances. It is claimed that the application of the elec tric system to the Grand avenue line is, by reason of its many- sharp turns and the grade oh Oakland avenue, a very trying test. At least so the rail way company r consider it, accord ing to Col. . Barr. and -though well satisfied with the experimental trips, including those of Saturday to celebrate the formal opening, the man agement do not feel justified . in throw ing the line open to the public until the working of the system has been more fully tested and employes have become familiarized with it. To this end cars are being operated from Forbes street west, on which portion of the line the heaviest grade is encountered, and the management confidently expect that de fects, if any should be developed, be discovered and overcome, their em ployes sufficiently well drilled, and running details so well arranged that the line for its entire length can be suc cessfully and safely put into service in two or three days. NO HOKii; WIND. The C. ot C. at Last Determines Upon a Definite Line of Action. Vice President Nbyes presided at the chamber of commerce meeting yester day, in the absence of President Bishop. The only matter of importance was raised by H. F. Stevens, who presented a resolution to the effect that the committee on manufactures be asked to consider the expediency of raising a fund of $100,000 in cash and land, to be used as a basis of securing the location of manufactures here, and if the plan seemed good to the committee, to formulate a plan for- its accomplishment. Mr. Stevens said we ought to take some more positive action or drop the subject. W'th only a brief agitation subscrip tions were freely made for the extension of the Selby avenue line, and many stood ready now to offer subscriDtimis for the establishment of manufactures, but the whole matter was being frit tered away in talk. It is tiue that we proceeded In a more businesslike way. Mr. Cochran took exception to the statement that the time had been frit tered away, and thought the resolution should be kept from the newspapers. Mr. Stevens objected, saying that the fullest publicity was the best policy. Mr. Tallmadge remarked, he had en countered one difficulty in negotiating with manufacturers and others, and that upon inquiry he had always found that land for manufacturing purposes was held nt an enhanced value. Mr. Faircliild and Mr. Hazzard were aroused at this and said the secretary had never made any Inquiry of them for land. They had plenty of land which they were willing to sell at a very low rate. Mr. Stevens' resolution was adopted. Mr,. Tallmadge reported he was corre sponding with a large wood-working establishment with a view to its loca tion here. Kef erred to the manufactur ing committee. A petition for the establishment of a National Pipestone park and govern ment Indian industrial school thereon upon the Indian Pipestone reservation, near Pipestone City, was referred to the committee on. statistics and cor respondence. The resignation of E. S. Norton, for many years a valued director of the chamber, was received and accepted.' Mr. Norton finds it necessary to devote all his time to his private business, and resigns with much regret. ; r "" ; .^"^ •' GETS ANoiH :U CHANCE. Leonard I'artello, Convicted of Forgery, Gets a New Trial. Leonard Partello. who was recently found guilty ot forgery in the noted land fraud cases, has been granted a new trial by Judge VVilkin. The ground upon which the motion was granted is that the state's attorney, In his argument to the jury, commented upon the failure of Partello to testify in reference to an intercepted letter. Whilst the attorney knew that he was not permitted to comment upon the prisoner's refusal to testify in general, yet he. believed he had the right to do so with reference to the letter intro duced in evidence. There are other cases pending against Partello, and he will doubtless have a hearing either on the same charee or one of the others at the March term of court. THE SfffifSS ESTATE. One-Tenth Bequeathed for Char : ity The Itest to the Family. The will of Washington M. Stees has been filed for probate. He directs that one-tenth of all his property shall be set aside, for charitable purposes. The Central Presbyterian church, for erect ing a mission church in St. Paul; the Protestant orphan asylum; the Protes tant Women's Christian home, the i Home of the Friendless, all of St. Paul, are to share equal! iv the bequest of the one-tenth of his property. His sis ter. Mary A. Sleppy, is to receive *5.000: Charles J. Stees. his brother, is to re ceive $2,000. his mother is to be amply provided for during life. The remain der of the estate, after his wife is as signed her lawful share, is left to his daughter, Sarah K. .Stees. THE RAM iw BAR Wants Better Quarter*, and Is Undecided on the Lind Bill. The Ramsey County Bar association has d 'termlned upon securing better quarters. They hope to have a room as signed in the court house suitable for their meetings, and as a receptacle for a library, of which the donation by Mr. Brisbin is a nucleus. At the last meet ing Messrs. Gordon E. Cole. Judge Flandrau and Attorneys Cornish, Bunn and Lightner were appointed a commit tee to take action in approval or dis proval, as to them seemed best, in refer ence to the Lind bill pending in con gress, winch provides for a division of the district of Auuuesuta for federal court purposes. Amurose lighe was instructed * to communicate to the American Bar association the sympathy of the Ram sey couuty association' m the"' effort" to relieve me burden aud facilitate the work of the United States supreme court, and to say that the associa ion here would sign a petition to congress asking such relief. The following new members have been enrolleu: Joseph N.Kline, W. C. Goforin, It. M. Orr, i'hilip Gilbert, E*. H. Morphy, L. M. Hastings, J. W.- Lane. S. VVualey, F. A. Pike. ; John L. Townley, James H. Foote, W. W. Dunn, L. J. Dobiier, «J. K. Lauer, -W. L. Chapin, J. T. A very, Morton Barrows, G. Willricb ami G. Lambert. Crystal Wed.Jinji Celebration. A very enjoyable little party was given at the residence of Mr. aud Mrs. William A. Peterson, 155 Morton street. West Side, on Saturday evening, the 22d inst., tbe occasion being tne crystal wedding of the host and hostess and the birthday of Mr. Peterson. Many handsome presents were bestowed, among which were the following: Glass card basket. Mr. and Mrs. 11. J. Barber; fruit dish. Rev. aud Mrs. Morgan; wine. set, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Teudail; piano lamp. Mr. aud Mrs. Plimpton; water pitcher, Mr. and Mrs. Prime; one dozen glass tumblers. Mr. ami .Mrs. Hoffman; vases. Air. and Mrs. E. Kech: salad set. Misses Bcrttia and .Nellie Piuckney; butter dish, Mr. and Mis. Hoag; water pitcher and one dozen tum blers, Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Miller; cup and saucer, Mrs. Ella M. Peterson: inkstand, vinegar cruet and perfumery case. Master Ryland, Misses Eva, Nellie aud F.n na Peterson. The party broke up in the wee small hours, after Rev. Mr. Morgan had. with appropriate re marks, joined the host and hostess again In the holy bonds of matrimony, with the wishes ot all for many happy returns of the anniversary. IT WAS RAKE SPORT. An Exciting Game of Progressive Billiards at the Windsor. : There is more enjoyment to the square inch among the guests of : the Hotel ■ Windsor than in any other hostelry in the Northwest. The 'latest piece of amusement took, the form of a pro gressive billiard party, played on the 1 principle of progressive euchre, with eight tables. The game began at i8 * o'clock and elided at ll:3o,and through-:' out the . evening the . crowded rooms rang with the laughter of the players l and the spectators contingent, for -"it-, was exceedingly amusing. In the beginning the players drew cards, which determined the tables and part ners with which they began. Twenty points, three balls, were played on the head table, and when the first twenty points were scored the gong sounded. The winners at each table advanced and received a progressive mark. The win ners then banked, the winner chose his partner and the game proceeded. The change of partners equalized the game and the sport was very great. Among the players were some of the local cracks and some very amateurish play ers, the following being the list: M. It. Shirley. M. L. ejardell. P. E.Wheeler. C. C. H. Smith, W. F. Erwin, George D. Kronenbere, Harry E. Burdett, C. E. Keller, C. H. Murphy, G. F. Bvrnes, J. P. Jones, W. G. Jones, C. S. Gallagher. 0. P. Cleveland. H. W. Shaelle, Franc Cady, John J. Backhont, George M. Stone. George W. Ilardacre. T. E. Mathes. A. M. Doherty, Charles C. Fairchild, F. M. Cailen. John M. Lynch, F. E. Oallen der. F. K. Greer, W. H. Bovre, D. R. Rider. T. P. Gross, W. M. Gibbs. F. W. Whitham, Ed Bean. . - The prizes were as follows; Capt. .Ed. S. Bean took the first prize, an elegant inkstand, with thirteen pro gressions; C. F. Byrne, with twelve progressions, took the handsome cue, for second prize. O. R. Fox, with two progressions, took the booby. a silver thimble drinking cup and case. M. L. Cordell, with eighteen points, took the prize, an oil painting.for the highest run. When the aw rds were made Col. Mon fort had a surprise. The ordinary doors were thrown open and the party invited to a sumptuous lunch. In discussing the dainties, the battles of the evening were re fought, and the party voted an immense success. REPUBLIC'S OF AMERICA. Meeting of the Mate Congrega tional Club. • - The Minnesota Congregational club held its February meeting last evening in the People's church, it was a cred itable meeting as to numbers in attend ance, as well as in its literary and social features. Quite a goodly number of members from without the city were present. The topic for consideration was: "Central and Southern Republics of America." E. "K. Fairchild, of Minneapolis, read a paper discuss ing the natural resources. Prof. Eugene D. Holmes, of Minneapolis, read a pa per upon their educational facilities; Rev. A. J. Benedict, of St. Paul, dis cussed their religions condition and the outlook for missionary effort; Dr. Albert t)ii»W. of .Minneapolis, delivered an ad dress in which he treated of our rela tions to these republics. All of special subjects were treated in a manner indi cating study and preparation. The ex ercises commenced at about 7 o'clock. A portion of the time was devoted to social intercourse, and a sumptuous supper was served in the Sunday school • room; where several tables were nicely decorated with potted plants, flowers, candelabra and china ware. . 1 THE Aillil I < \ BOYS. A New Company mv the Saintly ■; ,- ■ City. -:v : ~' : -; The Minnesota national guards turned out in considerable numbers last evening to attend the battalion drill in the armory. As there were but three companies present— Companies C, D "end E— it was necessary to construct a fourth squad for the purpose of com pleting the battalion. This was done by dividing Company C, which is the largest company. Capt. Chautler may justly feel proud that his company has the full complement of seventy six. The other companies, however, can be depended upon to muster a strong force of men. There being con siderably over 100 men present, the ! armory was found to be rather small for fully displaying the proficiency and pre cision of the battalion under drill, There were a large number of ladies present— composing the left wing of the several companies— who took consider able pride and interest in the soldierly bearing-and proficiency of the blue coated boys. Col. Bend seemed well pleased . with the showing of his bat talion. . • -'::; :.■ - The Merrlam Zouaves and a number of other volunteers were at the armory, to the number of twenty-six, and were mustered in by Col. Bend as Company H,of the Minnesota national guards, takiug the. place of the Litehheld com pany, recently mustered out of service. There are fifty-five members enrolled, for the company, which is considerably more than the requisite number. Those not present will be mustered in the cap tain of the company. Joseph Maginuis. The first lieutenant of the new com pany is S. Whitney. The other officers are to be elected. St. Paul can now boastfully claim four crack military companies in the state national guard. AMAso.. ..JiPIiK. Such, It Is Saul, Mr. Lowry Will i aild Instead oft. Arcade. In connection with the statement that the St. Paul and Minneapolis street car lines had been sold, was another that Mr. Lowry had declared his intention of going on with the erection of the par tially completed building designed as the Arcade opera house. The building to be put up will, it is stated, be de signed as a Masonic tejuple and office building. " Building Inspector Johnson, when approached on the subject yester day, said that he was aware of Mr. Lowry's intention to go ahead with the building in the spring, but added that when he inquired what the building' was to be Mr. Lowry had replied that he was uot yet . ready to state. Mr. ; Johnson added that the erection of a ; very high building would entail coitsid- < eraole changes in the foundation plans, though a buildingof perhaps eighty feet could be started. off from the basement walls as they now stand. . A Masonic building is one of the things needed in St. Paul, the present ' quarters in the McQuillan being alto gether inadequate for the purposes of the brotherhood. • No plans lor the building, nor. in fact, tor any other for erection at the point named, have as yet been tiled with the building inspector, though it is thought by that official that plans for a building are ready for sub mission at a moment's notice. ■ < Fire Department Affairs. The fire commissioners held a very short session last evening, at which the nay roll for the fire department for the current month, amounting to $14,788.72, was approved. Two hose wagons, re cently ordered, were reported ready for use. Two new maps, show.ng the location of water mains aud hydrants, were ordered drafted. The contract of the Watrous Engine company for two new tire engines was referred to the city attorney for his approval. The board adjourned until Wednesday even ing, when a meeting will tie held to pass upon the plans fur an engine house, to be erected at the corner of lieau uaout ami Bedford streets. After ad jonrnment the members hold an Jii formal jollification I over the location of the /world's fair at Chicago. I " OANNOr BE BEATEN. Law Points by the State Appellate Judges. 1 Yesterday; the supreme court filed in mal jollifieutiou over the location of ; world's fair at Chicago. CANNOT BK BKATEX. iw Points, br the State Appellate Judges. Festerday the supreme court filed the lowing decisions: / . .., Charles C. Bennett, administrator, appel lant, vs. Syii'licite . Insurance Company, respondent, - Order affirmed. - -■•-•'. -. ;•':." "■>_": : Counts, J. First— A trial of this action termi nated in a disagreement and discharge of ,the jury. On plaintiff's motion for a retrial, at the same term of the court, ordered, for reasons, .which- we must presume to have been adequate, al though not stated in the order, that the cause stand continued unless the plaint iff should consent to try it to a "struck jury." Plaintiff consented in writ ins,', participated in the selection of such a jury, and tried his case. Held, that he could not question the regularity of the order, after ver dict. Second— No formal demand was made by either party, contemplated by section 15, chapter 71, General Statutes 1878, for : a struck j ury, but this | was wtll known by the plaintiff when he ac le by either party, contemplated by ion 10, chapter 71, General Statutes s f or a struck jury, but this was I known by the plaintiff when he ac cepted the conditions of the order and took part in the selection of the jurors. Held, he waived the irregularity men tioned. Third— A witness for the plaint iff was charged, when testifying, with having materially changed and added to his testimony as given upon the previ ous trial. .This he denied, whereupon the court stenographer who took the testimony produced and tendered his notes in full. The witness recognized the same as correct. All of the testi mony was then offered by the defend ants and received in evidence, under ob jection, in support of the claims that the witness had changed and added to his testimony upon a material point. Held, that the court did not err in rul ing the same : admissible. Fourth — • Other alleged errors in the rollings of the court when taking the testimony and errors said to have occurred in its charge to the jury, considered and dis posed of. Bathe jury, considered and dis itl Wit hunt Predjudiee. Clement Vaudall, respondent, vs. Catharine i .St. Martin et al., appellants. Per Crr.iAM. ■ j Upon a re-examination of the record, we are .of the opinion that in two or three instances the trial court *rred in permitting Vandal I to testify as to the effect or general purport of his conver sation with Bibeau, deceased. It was as inadmissible under the statute as. would have been the exact words of the conversation. But these errors were without prejudice. The only tendency of the objectienable testimony was to prove that it was the intention of the parties that the land in dispute should bo . conveyed by the deed from Bibean to Mrs. Vandall, and that they supposed it wat, and the only pertinency of this fact was to characterize the entry and possession of : Mrs. .Vandall under this deed as being -coextensive with the description intended and supposed by all to be contained in. it. But the uncontradicted competent evidence in tlio case, as to the "original tri partite arrangement between Vandall, Mordi and Le Gris. as to the division of thefe lands after purchase from the gen eral government. . the : conveyance by, Vandall of the tracts which he had pur chased, under the arrangement, to BiUeau without consideration, the sub sequent fulfillment by the latter of the . terms of the tripartite agreement re -1 ferred to, with Mordi and Le Gris ; the fact thai, altough without any approved title, Vandall also, executed deeds to them as required by the agreement; the conveyance by BiUeau to Mrs. Vaudall, without consideration, of part of the ; land which Vandal! was to have, . w.th out any apparent reason why the . re mainder now in controversy was omit ted, and tht further fact that neither he in his lifetime, nor his heirs after his decease, for a period of more than twenty-five years, asserted any claim to that which was omitted from the deed. although the Vandalls were all the time in open I and notorious possession of the land, paying taxes each year as 1 they fell due, taking in connection with other undisputed circumstances, so ir resistably lead to the conclusion that it was not only the intention of the parties to convey the land by this deed, but also their belief that this had been done, that the trial court could not have found the facts otherwise. The con clusion reached in the former opinion is adhere i to. A Bank's Liability. OttoStrelsguthetal. vs. Tne National Ger man-American Bank, appellant. Judgment affirmed. '■-' Collins, J. ; A bank with which a customer has left for collection his draft upon a party residing at a distant point is liable for the ; failure and default of a correspondent to whom it ! forwarded the draft for collection. [_- y LA Y OF TH E LAW. The Numerous Gases of Disagree ■' ? ment Developed Tester-day. Charles W. Holcomb has commenced . an action, in the United States . circuit court, against the Hams Fork Coal Mining Company, of Minta county, Wy oming territory, and others, to recover $400 balance, for services as attorney for that company. •. \ , . J-^'-S^C E. M. Pope has commenced an action against Frank C. Bell to recover $30.49 on a promissory, note. ...'.' . Sehe.ffer & Kossum have commenced an action and have . attached the goods of Augustus Wileken. to recover $255.93 for merchandise sold. The Chicago Trust & Savings bank has commenced actions against the following persons to recover the respective sums named upon promis sory notes: John Kawka, $44; Bartol omey Duda, Simj; Mike Kujawa. $52; Peter Duda, $94; Franc SI a ma, $70. Alfred J. Hill has commenced an action against John J. To tin ley, admin istratorof the estate of Samuel J. Pot' ter. and others, to enforce a mortgage #100 and to recover taxes ; paio. on iitur of the estate of Samuel J. Pot * and others, to enforce a mortgage #100 and to recover taxes paio on land owned by Potter. The mortgage is dated Sept. 30, 1858. The taxes and merest have swelled the amount up to $Ks3.f<o. Hill wants the land sold to pay the whole au.ouut. The case of James Carroll against the Wisconsin Central company is on trial before a jury in Judge Otis' court. The action was brought to recover $500 dam ages for grading a sidetrack. . Henry Blakeley has applied to the district court for an* order restraining Douglass H. .Tandy : from interfering with the possession, by Blakeley. of lot 9 and part of lot 10, block 12, College Place, West division. Bond tor a tem porary injunction in the sum of $2,000 • bus been tiled. - \ BITIBKKD AN OPPICEB. 'Two Thugs Held to Await Re o Thugs Held to Await the Re ■; I sult—Police Com t News. t ■ he two assailants of Officer Gruber were before Judge Burr yesterday , morning, and the case postponed until • Feb. 27. The : injured officer is doing nicely, and, it is thought, will be able to appear on that date. Louis Halpin.who confessed to Chief Clark, was held in $2,500, and Mike Morrissey in $500. ■ James McDenuott, the boy who was caught picking a lady's pocket at Sev enth and Broad way,, was sentenced to the . reform : school for six years, sus- ' pended during good behavior. : .-;■-• -, ; , "; Jappa Olsen,. a Swede, arrested for street begging,' and who had $22 in his pocket, secured a continuance until Feb. 25. :.. " ; ■ :. . v. ■;.,;,.": . ;. '"r Mrs. Mollfnger, arrested with her daughter. Lizzie. for disorderly con- SICK HE AD ACHE— carter's Little Ltver PIIU SICK &EADACHE— carter's lilUe Liver Pills j . SICK AD ACHE— carter's Lrttle Liver PUla j SICK HEADACHE— barter's Little Liver Pills I duct, secured a continuance until to day. - The girl was discharged. . ••; James /Lewis, drunk and disorderly on the streets, was sentenced ■ to the. ■ workhouse for sixty days. ; MIXED THE BABIES UP. The Grandfather, Not Father, Gets . Custody of the Chi Id. ; In a. recent, issue o£ the Globe an article appeared in which the order of Judge Otis relating to the custody of the boy Bertie lv the case of Brusrge man vs. Brußgeman' was so construed as to give the lad into the care of the father, Leo. C. Bruggeman. This was erroneous. The fact is the court de* cided that the boy should remain for the present with his grandfather, the order being subject to such modifica tions ,as may . here after be deemed necessary. The information upon which the article was based cam el rum reliable authority, aud there wag no intention to do injury to cither or any of the parties to the suit. The Globe, there fore, takes pleasure in correcting the mistake. /: A Bookkeepers' Association. To the Editor of the Globe. The writer was pleased to see in your Issue of yesterday that you had given space in your paper for the discussion as to the advisability of forming an as sociation for the mutual benefit of the fraternity of bookkeepers and account ants of the city of St. Paul, and was also gratified to think some bookkeeper had the matter so much at heart as to set the ball in motion. I had often thought of doing the same but lacked courage to take the initiative step. That such an organization should be formed there is no doubt. I "have given the matter a irood deal of thought, and have also had some correspondence with associations of Detroit and St. Louis, and they report great progress. I also learn that nearly every large city is represented. Why not* St. Paul? There is quite a number of bookkeepers who have expressed a desire of going into such an organization, and I might add that such well known accountants as Col. Bend, Mr. Mann (of Finch. Van Slyck & Co.), Mr. Brack (of Linuekes, Warner & Schurmeier) have been inter viewed on tne subject by the writer and another gentleman, and they all ex pressed themselves as favoring such a movement. We should not stop to look behind us; but a few of us, if tired with the proper zeal, could, if we put our shoulders to the wheel, put, such an organization in motion; then we would find plenty willing to fall in and fill up the ranks. Yours respectfully, J. G. W. "-.'- : : ■■ J. Walter Thompson, Who conducts one of the largest and most successful advertising asen cies in New fork city, has just moved into new quarters in the Times build ing, and fitted them up in an elegant and attractive manner. What It Costs Must be carefully considered' by the great majority of people before buying an article which seems absolutely necessary. Hood's Sarsaparilla commends itself with special force to the great middle classes, because It combines positive economy with great medic inal power. It is the only medicine of which can truly be said "100 Doses One Dol lar," and a bottle of Hood's Sarsaparilia taken according to directions will average to last a month, while other medicines last but half or quarter as long. Try Hood's Sarsa pnrilla and see for yourself. ; "We could not be without Hood's Sarsapa rilla. .. It is the best medicine we ever kept In the house. JMy family are all taking it." Mrs. J. M. Barber. San Joaqum and Fre mont Streets, Stockton, CaL "1 have taken one bottle of Hood's Sarsa parilla tor indigestion and it lias done me a great deal of . good." Tueodoiu: Wallace, Petal tuna, Cal. Hood's Sarsaparilla Sold by ail druggists. SI: six for 55. Pre pared by C. I. HOOD it CO., Lowell, Mass. 100 Doses One Dollar /£§Gh)TWD WEEKS ■fWf THINK OF IT! SCOTT'S EMULSION Of Pure Cod Liver Oil and Hypopliosphites j /; Of Lime and Soda i* without a rival. Many have g-ained a pound a day by the as© of it. It cures .... CONSUMPTION, SCROFULA. 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Kf ONE-FOURTH 1 OFF ON 1 ALL OTTIR. Fine Suits, Overcoats and users No reservation. The very best we have is to go at a 25 per cent discount. A fine Prince Albert or Cutaway Suit, handsome Kersey Overcoats, former price $30, now $22.50. ; A fine Melton or Kersey Overcoat or stylish Cassimere or Worsted Suit, $20; one-fourth off, $15. Ail-Wool Stylish Business Suits. Worsted, Melton or Cassimere Overcoats, $15; 25 per cent discount, $11.25. f count, $11.25. The best Trousers made in America, perfect fitting. ») 25 PerCent 88 --.838 i25 Per Cent 858 11:88 I Discount. BS Children's Suits QXT T^^^ C**^4r Children's Overcoats ZO X6F i/BIIX I Boys' Suits 3::^ Boys' Overcoats Tl?c<^/^™™^ - Odd Pants UISCOUIILo Keep in mind this unusual opportunity. Our prices have always been the lowest for strictly reliable goods, and now to clean up quickly we give you 25 per cent off the price. J. L. HUDSON, THE WORLD'S LARGEST RETAILER, Ryan Building, - St. Paul, Minn. . HOUSEHOLD WORDS ALL OVER EUROPE | || Van Houten's Cocoa it "BEST & GOES FARTHEST/ i: j ! Now that its manufacturers are drawing the attention of ; ' , ; the American public to this first and,ever since its invention, ;'< | ; the best of all cocoas.it will soon be appreciated here as well i ' ! I as elsewhere all over the world. All that the manufactur- ! ; j[ ers request is simply one trial, or, still better, a com para- ! ! j| tive test with whatever other cocoa it may be; then Van *', J> Houten's Cocoa itself will convince every one of its great ] ■ J( superiority. It is because of this superiority that the j ; ,[ English paper Health, says "Once tried, always used." !► J | To aroid the effects of Tea and Ooffee. one constantly VAN HOU TEN'S COCOA <»• j, whichi»aSTßKNGTHENEßofth«NEßVE3ttnd«refreshinßandnaariß»Hn boTOrage. [63 ! ['. removal" JO3STH3S ■ <& "ViT'PIICS-HET,— SUCCESSORS TO THAD C. 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Sola only in half-pound tins by Grocers, labeled uius: •lAMEs KPPS & CO., Homneop>iihiochem ißts.l,'>ndMn. Rn"lini -..-■- . -I _^^___ i ST. PAUL , Foundry Company, MANUFACTURERS OF I Architectural Iron Work! ; Founders, Machinists, Blacksmiths and i Pattern Makers. , S*ud for cuts of col- I urn us. Y\ orks on St. P., M. &M;R. R, i n*ar Como avenue. Office 102 E. Fourth street, St. Paul. C. 11. POWEtt, Secro .. " and Treasurer A BOON T^ MEN i Married. Siuqrle, or about to Marry, i ■ » Hal Power fully and lastingly restored. Uesults of evil - practices quickly over come. . Old-men marie young: voting men ■ younger, by the great French success. THE LECIA^CH: METHOD. •> 'line soluble .Medicated K0U7103 of Prol". XccJanche are soft, flexible, harm less, and go to the very root of the evil. $3 . . and ■ $(» " i*r box. Full : directions.' Never sent «:. 0. I). 1 o^ipetent Hoard of Con- ■ -lilting Physician-*, Sealed Treatise l^U-.K. ■ -Sworn testimony.- We seek easse where all else hits failed. . 9 a. m. to 5. p. k daily. ' l-.eclanc.lie' .McU. Bureau,' 41 Union Kq.y>. V. ; ft ""•" . m results, lamest circulation and ' " I H r\ O v ! " 81 advantageous . rates are UUQ L iv « a *>>' tiieUuje*, Ji« great ~ ™ -Want"' laeUium.