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Patrons and friends are cordially invited to visit themselves ci the facibdeß of our Eastern Offices while in Mew Yolk and NVushiucton. Jewelling grows bold, Mis. Lease doth scold. And what will Mr. Lease do now. poor thing? Schakfkk, the billiardist, is to go upon tiie stage. It miy be reasonably expected that be will never lose his cue. Chicago has a Sexton oat of a job. Washington Hesing turned him out of the .postuilice just as the new year came in. -2S»- A GOOD many people who "turned over a new leaf" yesterday will wish they hadn't before the year is out, un less the new leaf is a better one than the old. A religious sect has been formed in Oregon which holds to the faitn that man may be purified from sin by drink- Ing claret. It is not stated for winch wine house the leader of the sect is drumming. After being dumb for twenty-three years, an Indiana woman has recovered the taculty of speech. She will have lots to tell her husband now, and he will receive the universal commisera tion of his sex. Pointer for Today's Committee Meeting. Blayton Gazette. The whole city gang and the state house rinse should be completely wiped out by the country boys. Some miscreants have been robbing the graves in the Omaha cemeteries. This will no doubt be regarded in some quarters as anothei evidence of the de moralization created by a Democratic uationui administration. A Kansas tanner, boring for water, struck a reservoir of boiling hot water. It ought to be a valuable find to the ■politicians of that state, for it will en able then to cleanse their dirty linen at liume, and thus avoid exposing it to public view. There is really no necessity for the tiling of their opinions by the Amer ican arbitrators in the Bearing sea dis pute. The decision of the tribunal lias oeen against; them, and the only effe2t of the opinions will be to show what the Americans claimed, but were unable to substantiate. Feopi.k have to eat, notwithstanding the hard times. The, slaughtering at tlie Union stockyards, Chicaeo, last Year, exceeded the record by about 900,000 head. Although business in oilier lines has fallen off and the profits have decreased, the packers have added largely to their profits. ' By the transposition of a space the Chicago Tribune conveyed to its read ers the impression that "A Fight With Outlaws" was "A Fight Without Laws." There is both a distinction and a differ ence here, although the letters of the sentence are all there, aud correctly placed for the expression of either idea. Prexdergast, Mayor Harrison's murderer, denies any intention of com mitting suicide, and in the interest ot justice.the jail ollicialsof Chicago should see to it that he has no opportunity of cheating the gallows. His life is valua ble at present, but only because of the lesson that his death at the hands of the hangman will teach. Thebe is another lost Atlantis. The Island ot Podesta, that ODce rose above the waters of the Pacific in the region known as the South seas, has been swal lowed up by the ocean, and is no longer entitled to even the smallest dor, on the map of the world. Here is an opportunity for Ignatius Donnelly Vihich he should not overlook. Sevebal thousand female clerks in Chicago were discharged from employ meut with the uoing out of the old year. The world's fair gave them work to do, and the holiday trade kept them busy lor a time, but, that over, they have been sent adrift. A majority are de pendent upon their own efforts for maintenance, and much destitution among them is feared during the winter months. Gkip seems to be responsible for many cases of insanity. Almost every day the newspapers contain reports of crimes committed by both uieii and women ■while labouring under mental aberration caused by the disease, which this year appears to have taken a stronger hold upon the mental faculties than hereto fore. The physician who shall discover a specific for this disorder may be assured of a lasting monument in the hearts of the people of the whole world. JrDOE Benkett, who died at Pierre, £. P., yesterday, was a typical man of the West, lie was not especially learned in the law, but had a strong personality and an abundance of common sense, which gave him peculiar iitness for the position he occupied. His death will be sincerely regretted by all the people of the -Northwest, and especially by citi zens of South Dakota, in whose affairs he long bore a conspicuous and honora ble part. Tiif. remains of the late Lucy Stone have been cremated at Boston, in com pliance with her own request, made shortly before her death. The incident, which would.have created a wide-spread seusatiou a few years ago, has excited little comment, so easily have our people become accustomed to this mode of dis posing of the dead. Cremation is now Generally preferred to burial by the more intelligent portion of the com munity, and the day ia oot far distant whei-^-i crematory will be as necessary an aU>inct to a cemetery as a grave digger. Thebe is much good sense in Gov. AlcKin ley's advice to the Ohio legisla nlhat has just convened. "A short session,*' ho says, "and little legislation would be appropriate at a time like this." Too much legislation is the be> setting evil of all legislative bodies in this country. It is a fallacy that seems to be all-pervading that there ii neces sity for laws regulating every aiTair of life. Nothing is left to the judgment or discretion of the individual; everything is assumed by the state. If (Joy. Mc- Kinley shall succeed in impressing this idea upon the attention of the people of his state, he will have done much to atoue for his e( ononiic heresies. "A B&BEPIKG PARTNER." The Pioneer Press is proverbial for its inability to open its mouth without putting its foot in it. And that, too, notwithstanding tho foot is large. That paper rushes to the defense of John S. Pillsbury for his alleged con nection with the 0. A. Smith & Co. fraudulent pine land deal, concerning which so much has been said of late. "It is true," says the P. P., "that Mr. Pillsbury is, or was at the time, a part ner in that firm, but the testimony on the trial showed conclusively tnat he was practically a sleeping partner." Of course, this relieves Mr. Pillsbury. He was the Spenlow of the famous tirtn of Spenlow & Jorkins, so graphically de picted by Dickens. Jorkins, in the person of C A. Smith, was the wicked partner. Smith plundered the state, and, while Mr. Pillsbury was asleep, out the proper share of the money in Pills bury's pocket, without arousing him. It took a legislative committee and a decision of two judges to wake Mr. Pillsbury up. He seems to have been a very solid "sleeper." "Sleeping partner"' is good — very good. Mr. Spenlow (Pillsbury) is probably wide enough awake now to exclaim: "Save me from my friends." This includes Jorkins and the P. P. TARIFF BiLL IN THE HOUSE. Congress will reconvene tomorrow. There is an evident purpose among the Democratic members to waste no time in the useless discussion of pending legislation. Debate in the house will be confined within reasonable limits, and if a disposition is manifested to waste time needlessly, it will be checked by a new rule, which will confine speeches to five minutes each. It is hoped that by this means the new tariff bill will be disposed of by the close of the present month at latest, and sent to the senate for concurrence. The house members do not propose to be held responsible for unnecessary delay in fixing the lim its of taxation, and thus continue the existing uncertainty, which is one of the chief causes of business unrest aud undue conservatism. The whole country will approve tliis decision of the Democrats. Whatever may be the differences as to the policy of revising the tariff, there is no differ ence between the contending: parties as to the folly of prolonging the debate. Republicans are as much interested in bringing about conditions of stability as Democrats. Men of all parties agree tliat in matters of such a character de lays are far more pernicious than the set tlement of the controversy on any basis whatever. All recognize the fact that business cannot resume its wonted act ivity as long as tlve element of uncer tainty as to tariff duties and Interim. taxation continues. The business man who should make large purchases of troods liable to be affected by changes in the law would be a dangerous and reck less trambler, whom it would be hazard ous to trust. 1 Those merchants who value their own reputations will leave the markets alone, as far as possible, until a stable oasis shall be established, contenting themselves with only such purchases as shall be necessary to meet the pressing necessities of their trade. To do otherwise would be to risk reputa tion as well as fortune upou the hazard of a die. For the fact cannot be ignored that as yet there is a large element of doubt as to the outcome of the tariff discussion. There are features of the pending meas ure that do not meet the expectations of the most pronounced tariff reformers. Taxes are retained that are of necessity purely protective, and some are abol ished that might have been properly retai ned because ot their productiveness for purposes ot revenue. These imper fections are fully recognized by the friends of the measure, but they were dictated by motives of policy— a mis taken policy, the Globe thinks, for the congress of the nation can afford to do right on every occasion, leaving expedi ency to care for itself. It was hoped, however, that by catering to certain in terests the chances ot passing: the bill would be greatly increased. The fact was overlooked that it is natural for persons who fancy themselves aggrieved by any line of action to vent their indiK nation upon those who may have been especially favored by it. and that in con sequence of this resentment animosities would be engendered that would threat en the safety of the whole bill. There is, however, despite the imper fections of the bill and the unneces sary antagonisms excited against it, a good prospect of its final passage in substantially the form in which it has S)een reported from the committee. The reformers are disposed to accept it on the principle that half a loaf is better than no bread; the protectionists may be led to favor it because it is not as radical as they had feared it would be, and because by doing so they can post pone, perhaps lor many years, the thorough revision and reduction which the people demand and which musS in evitably come. It will no doubt be regarded by the protectionists as inexpedient at this time to exasperate the tariff reformers by a factious opposition to the Wilson bill, lest in their anger the dominant element should conclude to adopt a more rigorous policy. The protectionists are not in a position in which they can afford to defy public sentiment. Con ciliation will rather be their tactics. And wise they will be if they shall so deport themselves during the debate as to avoid awakening the anger of their opponents. For a more swepping aboli tion of protective tariff duties is one of the possibilities of the situation, and will become a certainty if by obstruction the defenders of the tariff robber sys tem seek to delay the passage of the reform bill. TELLER ADMITS HIS ERROR. It will be remembered that during the progress of the debate on the repeal of the silver bill in congress, Senator Teller was one of the loudest of the protestants against the measure, and was profuse in his predictions of doleful results in Col orado that would follow the repeal. The senator has seen reason to change his mind. He now says that the deplorable condition of last July brought about by fear of the impending silver repeal ha 3 passed entirely away. "The mining activities," he says, "have gone from silver to gold with remarkable results. The East expected a revival of trade with the repeat of the silver act. Mr. Cleveland and Mr. Sherman assured tne country that prosperity would be resumed. Bu» it lias not. We have no fears about the coming special session of our legislature. Its members are not THE FAINT PAUL DAILY GLOBE: TUESDAY MORNING, •■■;irk It cTAKY . 8, JBf*4. fools to follow Gov. Walte's advice In 'state silver currency.' " Thus hns one prophet of evil been dumfounded, and it is to his credit that he has had the manliness to acknowl edge his error. Mr. Teller manifests many symptoms of returning sanity, and may yet take his place in the ranks of those opposed on principle to the free and unlimited coinage of silver dollars at a time when they are not needed for the transaction of the business of the country. There is yet hope tor Jones of Nevada, for— "While the lamp holds out to burn The vilest sinner may return." MR. STEAD AS A STREET SCAV RNGBR. Editor Stead can claim that ha has at least done one honest day's work in the course of his life. In Chicago, the other day, he applied to the relief authorities for assistance, and was set to work on the streets to earn his supper, bed and breakfast with a shovel, lie did the work faithfully and well, ate his meals in company with the really poor, and spent the night at one of their lodging houses. It is said that he relished the food riven him, and rest"d comfortably, notwithstanding his unusual surround ings. He will probably have something to say of his experiences, both on the lecture platform and through the col umns of the newspapers, at some future day. Mr. Stead's exploit is not a novel one. The same idea ha 3 been frequently carried out in other directions. The first achievement of the kind was that of a London journalist, who. about twenty years ago, spent a month in a workhouse in that city incognito, and published a series of highly sensational articles detailing his experience among the paupers, exposing: many abuses of the system of caring for the dependent poor, and succeeding by that means in bringing about many substantial and necessary reforms. A New York jour nalist shortly aftei wards made the voyage across the Atlantic and back again in the steerage of one of the large emigrant steamers, and his recital of the hardships imposed upon this class led to a government investigation and the inauguration of sweeping reforms. Next the poorr-.ouses and insane asy lums attracted attention. Several en terprising writers procured their own incarceration in these institutions, and th ; result was a deluge of sensational exposures of cruelties practiced upon the inmates, insufficient and unwholsome food furnished, and shameless peculation by officials and employes. For years there was a craze for this sort of realistic reporting. The men who conducted the investiga tions achieved notoriety for themselves as well as for the newspapers they rep resented, and the net result was greater circumspection on the part of the offi cials placed in charge of public institu tions of every sort, and a visible im provement iv the condition of the un fortunates compelled by circumstances to take refuge in our asylums, hospitals and infirmaries, while there was a noticeable change for the better in the management of our penal and reforma tory institutions. Perhaps results will justify Mr.Stead's experiment in Chicago. He will at least have had the novel experience of having worked at shoveling filth In the public streets for three long hours for the sake of earning t«vo indifferent but hearty meals and a not over-clean bed whereon to stretch his aching limbs. But it is difficult to see how the end will justify the means. It is no secret that the food given out to the poor of Chicago is of indifferent quality, although it is whole some, and can be partaken of by any citizen without his being compelled to disguise himself to procure it. The treatment the men receive is not at all times kind and courteous. Street con tractors are not Chesterfields by nature and education, and do not always con fine themselves to the language sanc tioned by drawing room usage when addressing the men placed under their charge. Nor is the etiquette that char acterizes the guests at a great hotel al ways demanded in the cheap lodging houses where tramps and the miserably poor find shelter fioin the inclemency of the winter nights. It is probable that there will be much that is uncouth, vulgar, and even brutalizing observable in such places. The guests are not always considerate of each oth er's comfort, and they care out little for those small courtesies that amid other surroundings, are held in such high esteem. They are thankful, perhaps, that they are sheltered from the storms, but they are seldom content with their condition, and curse their hard lot freely. They will find fault with much that is provided for them, and complain because their food is coarse and their beds hard. Yet a city cannot be expected to teed a hundred thousand men at first-class restaurants and house them in palatial hotels, where the linen is renewed daily aud hot and cold water is running in every room. If it shall give to the needy even the plaiu est of food, and shall protect them from the inclemencies of the weather in even moderate comfort, it will have done its full duty, it is a question if there has not been au excess of liberality when this much has been rioue. for there are thousands of those seeking aid who ill deserve pity. They have been iudolent, improvident, intemperate or vicious— perhaps all combined— and have for feited their claims upon public charity or considerate treatment. But in such times as these it is best to err on the safe side, and to care for scores of the unworthy rather than to risk neglecting one person who deserves the small com forts that charity is able to extend. Mr. Stead's exploit may satisfy his own craving for sensations and his de sire for notoriety, but it is doubtful if it will accomplish any good purpose. Mr. Btermann: How about that sale of the pine on 16,42,24? The Herald has it on good authority that this sale was made under the same circumstances as that of the nuitr famous section 36. If it is so, what are you going to do about it?-Anoka Herald. Only one sale has been made by Mr. Biermann under the circumstances re ferred to, and it is safe to say no other will be made by Mr. Biermann or any one who may succeed him. -^ Ox Yokes Win. To the Editor of the Globe. Are there more yokes used on oxen in the pineries today tnan ox collars? : A Keadeb. A few years ago a number of loggers decided to abandon the use of yokes for their oxen and used collars. They did not work well, however, and the use of collars has been discarded. There are a tew in use, but the old-fashioned ox yokes are the stand-by and are used in a majority of cases. In the British pos sessions and in the northern part of the state ox collars are quite general. — Ed. '■> Entertained. A sleighing party, composed of the members of the Eureka. Euchre club, were pleasantly entertained by W. A. Johnson, at Gladstone, Wednesday evening, under the hostess-ship of Mrs. Julius fcjcliroer, whoso hospitality was marked for its entertalnilijcutias and jo vialness, affording great pleasure to the guests. :: > IN THE THEATERS. Two Excellent Performances at tho "Met." Julia Marlowe opened her week's en gagement at the Metropolitan yesterday with two excellent performances. "As You Like It" was thu matinee bill, and "The Love Chase" was played in the evening. Miss Marlowe as Rosalind in "As You Like it" is at her best. She is pretty, sweet, arch— bewitching. Celia, Rosa lind's constant companion, as Imper sonated by Eugenia Woodward, is quite as lovable. There is a naturalness and grace in these two presentations that charms. Walter Hale, who, by the way, Is a St. Paul boy, played the part of Orlando with much power. lie has a striking stage presence, and won the applause of the audience on his lir.*t appearance be fore he began his lines. St. Paul people are pleased to believe that Mr. Hale has a brilliant future before him. Henry Jewett makes an excellent Jacoues, though his rather harsh voice mars his performance to some extent. He delivers the lines "All the world's a stage"— with good effect, and wins con siderable applause; however, he con veys an air bordering almost too much on the careless order to represent tho melancholy state of Jacques' mind. H. A. Weaver, as Adam, the old serv ant of Orlando, fulfills the idea faith fully. He is a clever actor. J. R. Amory. as Touchstone, comes near being an ideal court clown. This is a difficult role, but Mr. Amory is quite equal to it. Aoout the cleverest make-up on the stage was that of William Boag as the country lout. The part could not have been done better. Kittie Wilson does well as the country wench, though she is a trifle extravagant in silliness. Thomas Coleman, as Oliver, worked out of his part all there was in it. All in all. Julia Marlowe's troupe Is one of the best aggregations that has appeared hi St. Paul. There is not a weak actor in the company. In fact, Miss Marlowe is forced to her best ef forts to maintain her position as the star. "As You Like It" will be presented Tuesday evening, and those who appre ciate a superb performance should not miss the occasion. "The Love Chase," performed In the evening, is a rare old English comedy, the production of Sheridan Knowles. A very large audience enjoyed the excel leut presentation. H. A. Weaver impersonated Sir Wil liam Fondlove with amusing effect. He is an actor of considerable versatility, and his conception and execution are admirable. Walter Hale played the part of Waller, who is desperately in love with Lydia. The part has little range, but so much as it has Mr. Hale developed well. Henry Jewett, as Wildrake, did some clever acting. Thomas Coleman, as True worth, was fully equal to his part. Miss Marlowe, as Constance, daughter of Sir William, sustained her star part with excellent effect; hut she had a strong rival for honors in Rose Eytinge as Widow Green. Widow Green and Sir William Fondlove gave the most amusing touches of the evening, Con stance's part, of course, excepted. Eugenia Woodward, as Lydia, was charming; in fact, this actress seems to be charming in any part she undertakes. Wednesday evening the company will present "The Hunchback;" Thursday evening, "Twelfth Night;" Satur day's matinee will be "Much Ado About Nothing." It is a rare week. of amuse ment at the Metropolitan. "A Brass Monkey." It seems hard to conceive of a much funnier Jonah in lloyt'a laughable farce, "A Brass Monkey," than that given by George Marion this week ; aud, although the part has been played by quite a number of comedians, to Mr. Morion's credit it can be said that his portrayal does not suffer by comparison. He has an unctuous manner.great facial expression, and is withal what may be called an ideal Jonah. The present performance is a most acceptable one in every respect. "Spider and Fly." Next week the Graud will offer its patrons a little of burlesque for their consideration, "Spider and Fly" having been bookea as the second attraction of the new year. This display of shapely female forms with the attendant dazzle of dress and scenic surrounding has al ways been what might be termed a "winner" iv this city; there isu't much idea— there never is in this kind of a performance — but it is full of music, rapid changes of scene and characters, and. above all. there is a large element of fun pervading the whole. This is announced as the last season of the bur lesque named. WITH THE TRAVELERS. Ex-Gov. Swineford, of Alaska, is at the Windsor. His home is at Superior, Wis. It will be remembered that under President Cleveland's former adminis tration he was appointed to the guber natorial chair of Alaska. He was en joying himself iv a billiard game at the Windsor last night with Capt. Hard acre, of the St. Paul postoffice. His present office is that of inspector of surveyors and district land offices. He arrived in the city yesterday from Okla homa, where he has been engaged for some time in the location of land offices and town sites on the Cherokee strip. He stated last night, iv a sort of jovial, off-hand way, that his present mission here was to look into the affairs of the surveyor general's office here. "You will understand," said he, "that there has been no complaint of any irregular ity made, and I am investigating merely as a matter of form. I am a sort of hired man, and shall reniaiu here for perhaps a month." Ex-Gov. Swineford was apppointed in ISSo as governor of Alaska, and held the place until April, lbS'J. There was a lengthy petition sent in for his reap pointment, "but under the rule," said he, "that on the. expiration of an ap pointive office there was to be no reap pointtnents, 1 did not get the place. 1 did not care, though, for the place." He was appointed to his present office dur ing 18' Jo, and took his official oath July 7. 18'J3. He built the Orst structure of note at Albert Lea, in the winter of 1857. The building was used for a printing office.and the newspaper which was originally published there was suc ceeded by the Albert Lea Standard. The building he put up was the second one erected in Albert Lea. Frank Day's Orthodoxy. Sleepy Eye Herald. The Janesville Argus man says that the talk of running Frank Day for con gress to succeed McCleary is all foolish ness; that if the country press of the state is to be thus honored, H. J. Miller, of the Luveine Herald, ought to be the man. The difference between Day and- Miller is that the latter i? an orthodox Republican— or rather a cold-basis Grover Cleveland — John Sherman Re publican, while the former is a patriotic citizen of the United States of America, who believes in running this country to suit Americans. Just at present if you want to be in the political swim, so to speak, you must advocate '•. the same financial policy that such grand men as Mi. Cleveland believes 111. It d it's not make any difference what, just so you are citiiodox, you know. " ..;, 1.-. -..-—• AUDITOR BIERMANN. Mr. Biermann is an honest man and all who are acquainted with him know it. Mr.Biermaun could have written a more powerful defense in a very brief sen tence, "Politics." — Spring Valley Sun. It is not fair tot Mr. Bierman and C. A. Smith & Co. to be Held up to public gaze while other pine land gentry are under cover. Mr. B. now has the records aud he should by all means turn on the light.— Morris Tribune. The Rochester Post hits tho nail squarely on the head when it says there is nothing in the case to show that Auditorßiennnan profited personally by the sale or that it was out of the usual course of procedure In such cases.— Faribaull County Register. vVo do not think Mr. Biermann should 'have allowed any custom established (us he claims) by liis predecessors to have blinded him to the existence of the law, and the fact that it was his duty to observe mid be guided by it.— Taylor's Falls News. The fact that an office has been pre viously badly conducted affords no ex cuse for continuing its practices. We believe Mr. Biermann to be sui honest and honorable man ; but cannot rid our selves ot the idea that the interests of an office are entrusted to its incumbent. — Faribault Democrat. • We register a prediction right now that A.Biermann will be re-elected state auditor of Minnesota. His deeds in re gard to the pine land steal are not so black as Republican politicians paint them, and his testimony of the affair completely exonerates him from guilt. — Martin County Democrat. A strong point in Auditor Biermann's defense is that he followed the custom ot his predecessors in making a private sale of the land, and, if so, doubtless there will be found other cases in which private concerns have been enriched at the public expense by obtaining pine land for less than it would bring at pub lic sale. — Howard Lake Herald. All know that Mr. Biertnann did ex actly as his predecessors had been do ing, sold witu the value fixed by the ap praisers as a basis for the price ac cepted. If the papers which are en deavoring to make political capital out of this transaction desired to do the public a service, they would air the method of appraisement, aud let the auditor alone.— Wabasha Herald. STATE DEM. ASSOCIATION. The annual meeting of the Minnesota Democratic association, for the purpose of electing officers for the ensuing year, will be held in St. Paul Jan. IG. Gen. Edward S. Bragg will be present and address the meeting, and in the evening a banquet, with toasts and speeches, be a pleasant feature. The association has grown to be a big factor in Democ racy, and numbers among its members the leading Democrats of the state. Rochester has a number of working Democrats enrolled in the organization. — Rochester Record and Union. The Minnesota Democratic associa tion, which iias attained a membership of 1,100, will hold its annual meeting for the election of officers at St. Paul Jan. 16, at 2p. m. In view of the grati fying growth of the association the oc casion is to be commemorated by a meet ing in the evening, a modest supper, with speeches and toasts. Gen. E. S. Bragg, of Wisconsin, has been invited and is expected to deliver an addiess on the occasion. — Mankato Review. Sam Peterson as "Pants." S.laytou Gazette. It doesn't take much to change a man's politics now. During .the last session of the legislature the constit uents of Sain Peterson, the state senator from New Ulin, sent him a telegram stating that his name was "Pants" be cause he refused to vote for Senator Davis for the United States senate. Since his name Is "Pants" he thinks, says the Lake Benton News, he must be a Democrat, |and if he must be a Democrat he evidently thinks he ought to be rewarded for it, and he hag applied to Grover for the New Ulm postofnce. If calling a man "Pants" makes Democrats, there are a number of other corrupt Republi can politicians in this state that ought to be addressed as "Pants." They could be well spared to the other party- Henry Poehler for Governor. Gaylord Hub. The Hub proposes the name of Hon. Henry Poehler as the Democratic nomi nee for governor of Minnesota. Mr. Poehler is one of the Democratic "war horses" of the state, time-tried aud time-honored, never having deserted the party of Jeffersonian simplicity since first he formed allegiance to it in 1854. He has represented his constitu ency in the state legislature, both as senator and representative, also as representative in congress, and served faithfully in those positions of trust. He would make a splendid run, as he is a very popular man aud a worthy and capable executive. Give the Rural Districts a Chance. Wheaton Gazette-Reporter. The next legislature will elect a suc cessor to Senator Washburn, who is already setting up pins and endeavor ing to shape things so that he cau again sacrifice his owi^ personal interests in order to serve the dear people for an other six-year term. The senator evi dently realizes tnat he has a big job on his hands, and in this conclusion a large share of the people of the state, outside of Minneapolis, agree with him. It is about time that the rural districts were represented in the senate. When They Get Ready. Midway News. Labor Commissioner Powers is in a fair way to have the street cars vesti buled as soon as the street railway peo ple are ready to vestibule them. It has got so that men with sufficient backbone, to bring the big corporations to time are entirely too cranky to get into official positions. With nice, smooth, dishrag officials the rings and corporations have their own way. mm Selects the Best Men. St. Peter Herald. ! Brother Day, of the Fairmont Senti nel, pays "Bro. Johnson" a very unde served compliment. The Herald is not a dictator, nor do the thumbs of any body ijo up at our say so. .If we have been successful in our gubernatorial selections it has been because we • se lected the very best of ' men— men whose reputations and ability com mended theuv_ J^ i^v.-.,', . . - Kustis or Stevens. Northfield News. Mayor Eustis, of Minneapolis, has been spokeu of in connection with the governorship, lie is a good man; but there is a man who has not been men tioned who wouid make a first-class governor. We refer to State Senator 11. F. Steveus, of Merriam I'ark. He is one of the best-equipped meu in the state, and is broad enousrh to govern di rectly in the interest ot all classes. Worthy Suooesior. Sorthfield News. ; 11. G. Day, of the Freeborn County Standard, is spoken of as -the probable successor of President Johnson, of the state editorial association. If Mr. John son does not want to be re-elected, we do not know any reason why Mr. Day should not be selected. <a> — . Johnson Stands by His Guns. St. Peter Herald. The gubernatorial boom of Judge Flaudtau gains in volume from weeic to week. That lie is now the choice of the party there is not a solitary doubt. A Quiry. orris Tribune. ;; Of what sum is the state defrauded; iiV the sale of 5.76J sections of pi no iau.l, it in tiie »ale ot one section it is detiv.uded ofsi2.uvws;; ... . : ... -'W£!&%m THE POT A-BOILIN*. < 'ouUhimml From First. Page of Watonwan county, will l>e a candidate for slate auditor. Mr. Knudson wag county auditor for several years, and served a term as a member of the Re publican state central committee. W. E. Lee, speaker of tlio last Minne sota house, is another aspirant for the position of state auditor on the Repub lican ticket, it is said. It is also inti mated that he would like to succeed Maj. Baldwin in the national house. THE STATE TKHASURER. Block Shies His Castor. Oniiton Leader. The Litchtield News-Ledger formally announces the candidacy of Representa tive Koerner for state treasurer, and the St. Peter Tribune does a like serv ice for Sheriff Block. The political crop promises to be pretty pood iv "Jl. Ackermuu Will Try. Northfield News. It is intimated that J. 11. Ackerman, of Carver county, will again try for the Republican nomination for state treas urer. The Thud congressional district should have a representative on the state ticket. Seconds Koerner. Tne Litchlield News-Ledirer, last week, booms Hon. A. T. Koerner, of that city, for state treasurer, and it gives promise of being a taking boom. Mr. Koerner is an honest man, emi nently well qualified for the Dlace. The Journal seconds the motion with great pleasure, and Lopes it way be mado unanimous. Both Hands Up for Burkhardt. Polk County Journal. It is not often that the Journal sees a chance to indorse anything seen in a Democratic paper, but we are not hide bouud, and when we see such a sug gestion as that made last week by the Wabasha Herald when that paper men tions the name of Senator Burkhardt tor state treasurer we are prepared to jump at it too quick. Senator Burk hardt is a resident of a Democratic county, but has always carried it when ever he was in the field for sheriff, or senator, or anything else, and he would carry it again if he should be a candi date for state treasurer. Not only that, but he is also strong in other counties down that way. and would run like a race horse in the northern counties. We hold up both hands. Washburn Not a Monometallism i Martin County Sentinel. . We are glad to notice a tendency on the part of the Cleveland Republicans to divorce themselves from the Wall street environments and get back into full fellowship with the Republican party. Senator Wasuburn, in a letter to the editor of the Sentinel, uses this emphatic and unequivocal language: '•I am not a monometallist in any sense of the word, and think it would be un fortunate for the best interests of the country for us to fall on to a single basis. 1 feel. that if we can be a little patient that the time is not far distant when we can have unlimited coinage of both gold and silver." This is the right kind of talk and echoes Republican doc trine in its pristine purity. While we have criticised Senator Washburn for his action in submitting to the dictation of Cleveland, and voting to discontinue the purchase and coinage of silver, we are glad to note that he is coming to hie senses, and hope to see him make prompt and earnest efforts to rehabili tate silver and give it the place in the monetary system of our government which the constitution intended it should occupy. — -^»> FEARFUL SLAUGHTER In a Texas Town at a New Year's Dance. Columbia, Tex.. Jan. I.— Full ac counts of a wholesale killing at Cedar, about three miles from here, are in. E. N. Williams was dancing on the floor, and aroused the animosity of Lemon Gayle, who demanded that Williams surrender his place on the floor. Williams at first refused, but Gayle became boisterous, and Williams started from the room, when Gayle, his brother, London Gayle, and Bob Ealy began firing at Williams and others. London Gayle shot through the wiudow aud killed a boy named Waddy, when another boy— lsaac Scott— remarked. '•London Gayle has killed Waddy," whereupon London turned, and saying, "What is that to you?" and shot the boy through and through, Killing him in stantly. Then a general f usilade fol lowed from guns and pistols. A woman was shot through the breast and is now dead. Lemon Gayle is shot through the pody, and will die; a girl is shot in the face near the eye, another square in the middle of the head, ihe ball glancing and lodging next to the skin back of the head; one boy is shot through the arm and another through the right hand and others have received various slighter wounds. After Lemon Gayle was shot, it is said his brother London also ran in and stood over his prostrate body, Winchester in hand, and pumped cold lead into the panic-stricken dancers who were unable to get out of the house in time to avoid his awful vengeance. Three are dead, and a fourth fatally wounded, two seriously, and about half a dozen nave minor injuries. London Gayle is reDorted safely in jail, and it is reported that Ealy has been captured. KENTUCKY DEMOCRATS Nominate Candidates for Legis lative Offices. Frankfort, Ky., Jan. I.— The Dem ocratic caucus of the Kentucky legis lature tonight nominated William Goe bel, of Covington, speaker pro tern of the senate; chief clerk, T. G. Poore, of Frankfort; assistant clerk, William Cromwell, of Franklin; enrolling clerk, Mrs. Frank B. Richardson, of Hopkins. Mrs. Richardson is the first woman to hold the office of clerkship given by the legislature in the history of Kentucky. The house nominated A. J. Carroll, "of Jefferson, for speaker; chief clerk, James E. Stone, Breckinridge; assist ant cleric. Green R. Keller, Carlisle; enrolling clerk, H. J. Howard, of Car roll. The Republicans held a caucus and nominated W. H. Joues, of Barren, for speaker pro tern for the senate, and T. S. Kerk, os Johnson, speaker of the house, and a full set of officials, which they will give a coinplimentaay vote. Shot by an Kilitor. Vebmilliox, S. D., Jan. I.—Vermil lion is excited over the shooting last evening of Charles Overhulz. son of J. li. Overhulz, reform orator and agitator, by Walter Hoffman, senior editor of the Clay County Freeman, a Populist organ. Hoffman and others were sleighing, and passed a company of boys on Atwood lull. They let the team run to tiie bot tom of thu hill, leaving the crowd at the top. When at the bottom Hoffman fired his revolver, striking Overhulz in the forehead. He claims to have tired in the air, and gave himself up this mom ing. Odd Fellows' installation. Special t" '.ho <■:<">:, e. AITKIN, Minn. .Jan. 1. — Aitkin Lodge N>>. 11:4, !. U. (>. F., held a grand public iSKtutlUtiun ut officers, conducted by ..•(.u ty District Grand Master R. F. iVit t.-r.-i. ut liraiuerd, today. A oan qu.-t. toil'iwed at Foley hotel and a bull ill lilY CYCUUig. DISCUSSING THE TAKIFF, But Making No Changes In the Situation. Wasiiixoton. Jan. I.— The Demo cratic members of the ways and means committee met at the treasury depart ment at 8 o'clock tonight, to finally decide upon the income tax ques tion and the internal revenue features of the tariff bill. There were present Chairman Wilson, Messrs. MeMillin, Bre'.-kinridge, Mont gomery, Bryan, Tarsney, Cockran, Stevens, Whiting and Turner. Mr. By nu in. of Indiana, wra the only mem ber absent. He excused himself on the ground that he was indisposed. His absence prevented a vote on the income tax question, and after a session of three hours, at 11 o'clock the committee ad journed until tomorrow at 4 o'clock. Tiie discussion tonight was general, covering the entire question as to how the deficit in the revenues was to be met. The issue between the members is whether tlia income tax shall be upon individual incomes or simply upon in comes from corporations. When the committee adjourned ten days ago the general understanding was that they would be divided, with Judge Turner, of Ueorgia, holding the balance of power. The weight of the administra tion's influence was thrown strongly against the individual tax proposition, and this was made apparent tonight by the manner in which it was attacked by those who are particularly supposed to represent the administration's views. Mr. Cockran, of New York, was per sistent and aggressive, lie made no less than five speeches, in all of which be contended that the necessary revenue could be raised from a single tax on the incomes from corporations. He pro duced figures to show that a one per cent tax on incomes from corporations would produce a revenue of £40.000,0U0. Those who favor the individual income maintain that not over §10,000,000 could be raised iv this way. Incidentally the details of the other internal revenue features, the proposed increase on whisky and beer, were dis cussed, but they all were pivoted on jhe decision of the main proposition, it being conceded that if the tax were to be levied against individual incomes an increase from other sources would be unnecessary. Although sugar has been placed on the free list, by a majority vote of the Dem ocratic members of the committee, the question of restoring it to the dutiable list as a revenue article cuts some figure in the evening's discussion. Nothing, however, was decided, and when the committee adjourned Chairman Wilson said that the situation was absolutely unchanged. NOTHING FOUND Of Special Interest by the Investi- gating Committee. • Washington, Jan. 1. — There is some concern about congress and the execu tive departments as to whether the troubles of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe railway will affect the investi gation into the affairs of the different departments which the joint congres sional committees of the two houses are making, it is a fact which does not seem to be generally known. that Joseph W. Reinhart, president and one of the receivers of the road, is the chief ex pert of this commission. He was em ployed because of his executive and or ganizing ability, and was allowed to emply two assistants before he would agree to accept the position. He has never given detailed attention to the in vestigation, but nas directed the work of his assistants, and has been ahle to accomplish much without giving his ac tual presence. It is presumed, there fore, thot the work here will be prose cuted as before, and that the increased time necessary to be given to the affairs of the Atchison under a receiver will not interfere with the investigation. The experts employed under Mr. Reinhart are at present investigating the affairs of the treasury department; and, while it is not understood that they are unearthing any mares' nests, it is said that they are finding many places in which they are of the opinion that changes can l>e made to the simplifica tion of the service and the curtailment of expenses. No other department has yet been investigated by these trentle men, but, as under the terms of the res olution by which it was authorized to sit, it has until March, 1895. to continue it worlc.there will be ample opportunity to go through all the executive depart ments quite thoroughly it the commis sion thinks it worth while to do so. There is no thought among members of tho commission but that Mr. Reinhart will continue his connection with the work, regardless of the complications of the railroad. OVERTIME CLAIMS. Claims of Letter Carriers to Be Investigated. Washington, Jan. 1. — Assistant Supt. William Hill, of the free delivery system of tiie post office department, who has been designated by the court of claims as commissioner to examine into the overtime claims of the letter carriers, will enter on his new duties on the sth of next month. He will retain his present position, and will get an ad ditional salary of S'J.OOO per annum. His duties will occupy him at least a year, during which time he will visit all the large cities east of the Mississippi river. His tour of investigation will commence in New York. It is probable that another commissioner will soon be appointed to investigate the claims in cities west of the Mississippi river. The salary of this position will be S3, (WO per annum. The aggregate amount represented by the overtime letter car riers' claims throughout the country is estimated at 8750,000. SHOT TO KILL. A Watertowu Merchant Shot Dead on His Farm. Wateiitown, S. D., Jan. I.— Tester day afternoon, while at his farm, Jerry E. Kelly, an old, prominent and highly respected business man of this city, was shot and killed by a neighbor named Kedington. The two men were not on good terms, owing to a dispute over a piece of laud. Yesterday ttedington's cattle were on Kelly's farm, aod Kelly set his dog on them. Redington saw it, and left his promises with gun in hand, and coming up to Kelly, entered into a dispute with him, and, without warn ing, emptied the charge of the gun into Kelly. Redington was arrested. Holiday Weddings. Sp ecial to the Globe. liutioN, S. D., Jan.— Wililain Gra ley, of ttie boot and shoe tirm of Kooinson & Graley, and Miss Mary E. Walton, and James Walton and Miss Mettie I. Meades were united In marriage last evening at the resi dence of Dr. and Mrs. E.U. Walton. Rev, C. B. Clark, and Rev. B. H. Burtt were the officiating clergymen. The happy event took place in the presence of only relatives and a few intimate friends. A. F. Donaldsnn, of the hardware firm of Waihel it Donaldson, and Miss Kate P. Reynolds, of Eldora, 10., wen united in marriage in tnat city Thurs day, the 2Sth ult. They reached this place Saturday evening and were greet ed'by a host of friends. Mr. Donaldson is one of the foremost business men of Huron, and his bride was formerly a teacbfil iv the Huron city schools. Dwelling Burned. Dri.uTii, Jan. I.— The residence And laundry of Village Assessor John Melin, at West Dulutli. was burned last nislit. Most of the furniture was saved; loss, $2,(Xk); uo insurance. A NEW WORLD. So It Appeared to One Mau at Least. If You Desire a Similar Experience R:af This. You Have But to Follow a Wise Man'/ Eximple, Why Hesitate? A new world! Yes, and right in oui midst. No brighter and more beautiful existence could be imagined than that which suddenly dawned upon Mr. Joseph A. Calback, of 224 Maple Av>.-., Hartford, Conn., who after years of suffering in the gloom and despondency of a clouded life, suddenly threw off tho mantle of despair and saw indeed a new and beautiful light. And what aid it? liead Mr. Calback's own words. "I was very nervous, despondent, tired out. always sleepy and had nerv ous prostration. "I would have to leave my work mid go home, would lose half my night's rest, and had everything to make me feel badly. "After using four or five bottles of Dr. Greene's Nervura blood and in-rvo remedy, 1 began to feel better, and alter a few months I was a i.c.v man. .v flfl I 1 ftfthi MR. JOSEPH A. CAI.BACK. MR. JOSEPH A. CAI.BACK. "I take great pleasure in stating that this remedy is the finest and best nerve medicine that 1 have ever taken, and I advise any one suffering from nervous diseases or nervous prostration to use Dr-Greene's Nervura hlood and nerve remedy, the best medicine ever discov ered." It is easy to imagine the happiness and contentment experienced by Mr. Calback, who, after suffering from the agonies of nervous prostration, being unable to sleep or work much of the time, was suddenly restored to sound ar.d vigorous health, able once more to take his place among his fellow men, and enjuy life to its fullest extent. What sufferer would not employ any means to pass through such a change? We cannot but believe that all who are sick, ah who are suffering from any of those nervous or chronic complaints which make life miserable by constant agony, either in mind or body, will im mediately procure this valnable remedy and be restored to health. Dr. Greene's Nervara blood and nerve remedy will do for you all that it has done for Mr. Calback. Have you weak nerves, bad blood, nervous prostration, indigestion? Then take this discovery of the great special ist. Dr. Greene, and it will build up the nervous system, invigorate the blood and strengthen the digestive organs, thus euabliug you to look at life as in deed another existence. Take it in ihe early stage of the disease when the symptoms first appear; if the complaint has become chronic do not delay longer. The doctor can be consulted at his office. 35 W. 14th Street.New York, tree, personally or by letter. SAN FRANCISCO EXPO Formally Opened to the Public Yesterday. San Fkaxcisco, Jan. 1. — Aftei Christmas week of cool, cloudy weather, which closed with a slight rainfall last night. New Years day opened clear and pleasant in San Francisco. It is a double holiday owing to the fact that the Cali fornia midwinter international exposi tion opened this morning, though the opening is purely informal, the dedica tory exercises having been postponed until the main buildings are completed, and the exhibits are ID place. There wore no formal exercises today, and the only special features were concerts by the midwinter fair band and the un veiling of Sir Francis Drake's monu mput, the "prayer book cross.'' Be sides the music and monument dedica tion, visitors today had 100 acres of ground to wander over, and about sev enty buildings and camps to inspect. There were thousands of people at tho ezposition crounds, and they saw for themselves how near completion tho great enterprise is. The exhibitors were moving their displays into the main buildhies. Booths and sections were being 'tilled up in the great struct ures, and car after car was on the grounds waiting to be relieved of its freight. Workmen are busy in hun dreds, iv different places, putting finish ing touches here and there, or decorat ing the buildings which had already been completed. On the grand court several hundred men were working, and in a very few days it will be .trans* formed into a splendid semi-tropical garden, with wide-leaved palms and ilowers of countless colors. Scores of wagons were depositing material which will form macadamized roads, and everywhere was the sound of the bustling activity which means the rapid completion of the exposition. The people who visited the exposition grounds today were numbered by thou sands. From an early hour every car going to Golden Gate park was crowded, and the ticket takers at the grounds had difficulty in admitting every person promptly. Much enthusiasm was d:s played. and theie was every indication that the fair had opened informally under the most favorable conditions. Hundreds of Hags and standards, rep resentative of various nations of tiia world, floated from all the buildings on the grounds. The visitors were easel to see everything that w.is to be seen, and the crowds remained on the ground* all day. _ FIUI2 AT GUAM) FORKS. Kystatl's Jewelry >tow. Destroyed — Other Ijossu-j. Special to the Globe. (.hand i-'oKus. N. D. Jan. I.— O. llystad's jewelry -store was entirely de« stroyed by lire today. Loss, $1,500; in surance, $1,100. Barton Bras', meat market, adjoining, was damaged to the extent of 5100. . Larry Downey occupied the second .story as a resilience, and lost his furniture, valued at 1300. The loss on the building, owned by LS.L. Gilbert, was §700; covered by insurance. An Officer Kills His M.in. Sai.km, S. 1)., Jan. I.— A man by tho name or Irvine was shot and killed at Montrose, two miles cast of here, last night, by Constable Jackson, as he was breaking out of the calaboose, when 1 li.i had been placed, for threatening to kill his wife. Jackson gave himself up to the authorities.