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It was positively dull yesterday. No
Wuai has become of Nancy Hanks
and Col. breckinriclfte?
Mi:. Caki.isi.k, there is a decided lack
of elasticity iv Christmas currency.
Jami> i. C'oi.'isktt has -said it at last.
His only ambition is to become an actor.
Pbovixo alibis in Minneapolis is as
dauserous as having a scrimmage with
a buz/ saw. »
Mix.NKAi'Di. is anxious to co into
the business of keepinz green the
graves of Blixt and Hayvvard.
Tin. dnll show, in tlie words of one of
the bright ladies who are running it, is a
doH-iOKi and brings in the dollars.
It MAY be remarked in passing that
tlie world's fair lias been over a great
longer than many of the voters of New
Sauix and Wasiiburn had a meetine
in Washington yesterday. They did
not confer, however, in fact, they
Itis pretty evident tnat there are
several reporters in Minneapolis who
will be able in afew days to beat Zola
on a sensational novel.
Itis truly unfortunate that the Re
publican* cannot charge the Demo
cratic administration with wrecking the
Commercial Bank of Newfoundland.
JiMAV Ralph says China is not a
nation. You are right, Julian. China
is a mob making bicycle time to see
which shall get the farthest from the
Mankato is preparing to give a
demonstration ot how much hades a
bundle, of letters can stir up. The
amatory epistles will not be burned un
til after the demonstration.
It i^ in order for the Republican city
committee to inquire whether llayward
was not guilty of the avalanche of crime
which swept down upon this city in the
night, during the Wright administration
It i~ discovered that there is a .Demo
cratic bee In the presidential apiary
labeled Carlisle, and he is developing
into a bummer. Come to think of it.
Kentucky has hardly had her share of
The Penny Press is reminded that
Rayward may also have killed Tollef
wm, for whom the Barretts suffered the
penalty of death. At the same time the
Penny Press is probably willing to ad
mit that the Younger brothers killed
Cashier Hay wood, of Northtield,
IS IT A PIUVILRGK? s»yi
The criticism is made that the cur
rency plan of Secretary Carlisle gives
to tue banks formed uwder it a valuable
privilege for which they make no corre
sponding compensation. This is a re
newal of the old dreenbackers' charge
atrainst the nations! banks, and we find
the advocates of free coinage, as well as
some opponents of that eraxe. raising it
now. There may be benefit both to the
bank and the community in this issuing
of notes to pass as money and perform
ing one of its functions, but it is no
more a privilege than is the issuing of a
newspaper or engaging in trade or
practicing dentistry or law, the last two
of which are limited and regulated by
law and yet make no compensation for
The money, actual and representa
tive. Vised in making exchanges, forms
but a minute portion of the machinery
of exchanges, less than a tenth. Every
draft and check and bill ot exchange is
pertoiming in its course from issue to
payment a function of money, and is a
representative of money to a limited
extent, and yet tlie making of these
papers is not as yet regarded as a priv
ilege to be paid for. A bank's note dif
fers from the individual's only in its
feature of instantaneous redemption
when presented. It is a promise to pay
the bearer on demand, without grace,
the sum expressed on its face without
interest, just as would be the demand
note without grace of a private person,
payable to btarer with interest after
There is no law prohibiting a man
from making erfeMMM his own notes, or
may one from taking theoi iv exchange
for property: and. as every man knows,
the right to do this is a very valuable
one. Tlm difference between trie indi
vidual and fie bank is only in degree,
each issuing their promises to pay, and
each redreuung them when due. Any
action of -government is only to insure
a wider usetulness of these notes by
providing such measures as will make
positive the fullilltuent of the obligation
to redeem them on presentation. It is
a recognition by the government of a
business custom, the outgrowth of the
necessities of business resulting in an
economy in the process of exchanging.
Its intervention is not iv the interest
uirec;ly of the issuer of the notes, but of
the community, just as it comes in to
guard consumers airatnst adttlteration
of lood. If the banks were exercising a
function of governmmit instead of a
strictly private and p«rsonul one, there
would be reason to ask them to pay
for the privilege; but when it is ad
mitted that tii* provhfiM of money is
not a governmental obligation, this idea
of a vaiuable privilege granted, lor
which return sheuld b^ made, falls.
In fact, the more this idea is exam
ined the more fallacious and dangerous
it oecome». It can rest only on the
assumption that the totting ot money is
primarily and exclusively a function of
government, and that If it grants or
delegates this nrivileire it. like all grants
of rifrbt to use the power of the state,
should be paid for. This leads directly
to tlie position of Hie fintist, and makes
possible the question: Why,tlien,should
not all substitutes for metallic money
be issued directly by the nation? We
think tlie advocates of thn doctrine of
privilege will be bothered to escape
Fran the conclusion their premise
The air is full of suggestions for legis
lation, all directed toward remedying
existing conditions, that run the gamut
from positively injurious to merely an
noying. Most of these proposed meas
ures will merely add to the present iib
eral supply of pavinir material tor that
place where good people do not go
when they have found this life too
much for them. The session will open
with a maelstrom of ambition, greed
and corruption, mixed with somewhat
of honest purpose, with the senatotship
for its vortex. Minnesota legislators
have been too iong trained to expect a
feast ot boodle and a tlow of stutf on
such occasions to bo satisfied with a
tame and perfunctory selectiou if it can
But there is one matter that is of im
portance, in view of the legislation of
congress reasonably certain of enact
ment, that should have the early and
carvful attention of the legislature, be
ginning with the selection of the
speaker and his selection of the com
mittee on banking. Notwithstanding
the sneers of oppositiou that are filing
at Secretary Carlisle's currency plan, it
will, in its substance, be framed into a
measure that will uas^. and the feature
relating to state banks will be in it. The
South and the West will demand and
get relief from the pit-sent practical
monopolization of currency issues by
the national banks, and the state bank
feature will be the strongest part of the
in this connection, then, it is neces
sary that our present hauk law relating
to note issues be examined and amended
to conform to the requirements of the
proposed national law, wliicii will re
move the 10 per cent tax on the issues
of otate banks that comply with it. A
comparison of our present law and the
requirements suggested i>y the secretary
shows Uie changes needed in the former.
The tax is to be taken from the note is
sues of state banks whose circulation is
nut in excess of 75 per cent of ih ir cap
ital, paid up and unimpaired; whose
stockholders are individually liable fur
the redemption of their circulating notes
to the full amount of their stock: whose
notes constitute a first lien on the assets
of the bank; which keep in the guar
antee fuud a sum equal to 30 per cent of
their outstanding circulation, and have
promptly redeemed on demand their
notes at their counters.or their branches
if they have any.
Our banking law forms chapter 33 of
the statutes and was framed before the
adoption of the national banking act,
and, as state bank issues were soon
after taxed out of existence, it lias not
been amended in its provisions relating
to note issues. It provides that persons
or associations may deposit with the
state auditor the bonds of states that
r»ay semi-annual interest or United
States "'stocks" that bear at least 5 per
cent iuterest, which securities are to be
assigned to tha auditor, who thereupon
issues blank notes, countersigned by
him, to the full par value of the securi
ties. No bank can have less than
$25,000 capital or be located in a town of
less than 200 people.
On failure to redeem its notes the
auditor is required to sell the securities
pledged, and with the proceeds pay pro
rata the bilitiolders. Another section
gives the billholders preterence over
all other creditors of the bank, and an
other makes the notes redeemable only
at the bank. This act was drawn in
compliance with section 13 of article 'J
of the constitution, which was framed
after the experience of the West with
wildcat banks, and is stringent in its
provisions. Unless the word "stock/
used in the constitution when referring
to the securities used as basis for the
notes, can be construed into including
the notes of the United States required
by the Carlisle plan, an amendment of
that instrument may be necessary.
The constitutional provision making
each stockholder liable in double the
amount of his titock for the debts of the
bank would satisfy one requirement,
but the law relating to the securities
would have to be amended, and also the
provision as to the amount of the note
issues. The law should be amended so
as to bring it in harmony with whatever
law the congress may enact. It ia this
probability, the opportunity of the peo
ple of the state to increase the circulat
ing medium, that makes it a matter of
unusual importance who is speaker ot
the house and who compose the bank
ing committee—a matter that should not
be lost sight of in the contest over the
Admiral lto's Japs did not more com
pletely vanquish the Chiuese at Yalu
river than did Dr. Price's Cream Bak
ing Powder triumph over its wnuid-be
competitors at tbe world's and midwin
Lecture to Housekeepers.
Let no housekeeper overlook Mr.
Worrell's lecture in the People's church
this afternoon, because there is no ad
mission fee. Remember there are few
lecturers so well paid, and the reason
there is no. expense to those attending
is because it has all been met by one of
our oldest and best known manufactur
ers. Notsiuipiy the products of the
cocoa bean, but the entire range of food
will be discussed. The lecture will be
valuable, not only for the knowledge it
will import in diatetics, but for its many
praciical points which in no other way
could be so concretely presented.
Housekeepers failing to be present will
doubtless regret their indifference when
too late. Positively no postponement.
The funeral of Katie Movlan will be
heid from the cathedral at 10 o'clock
THE SAtNT PAUL DAILY GLOBE: TUESDAY MORNIXa, DECEMBER 11, &*,
FROM MANY SOURCES.
Harry Haywar<i, who It Is alleged
plotted the minder of. Kittle Cine, is not
the tine-looking man he has been pict
ured. At a casual glance ht> is good
looking. A study of his appearance
shows that lie has a criminal's head ac
cording to the famous French method
of measuring and determining murder
ers. His forehead is narrow— in fact,
more than ordinarily so- and his eyes
are as cold and soulless as the bloody
deed which it is claimed was planned
by him. Ulixt is of the low->browed or
der. He looks like a murderer by pro
Ten years ago NiePottgieser—sen
ator — manipulated the cymbals and
played tunes on the bass drum in the
old Grand Opera house orchestra. One
niiiht.when a well-known tragedian waa
playing at tho house, Nic became so
excited iv one of the scenes that he
jumped to his feet and cried : "Kill him,
d ti him, kill him!'' and sauk back
in his seat with a sigh of relief when
the noble R< man .plunged his ax
through the craven ueart of Ins adver
sary. What will happen in the senate
if any of Nics bills meet with op
Nic kept a saioon once, and he was
extremely proud of the beans he had on
his free lunch counter, inviting all who
came in to eat his beans to a finish Pat
Keigher et al. fixed up a job on Nic.
Keigher went in, bought a trlass of beer
and took a mouthful of beans.
•Nic," he said, with a wry face,
"what is the matter with your beaus?
They taste soupy."
"1 fixed them myself." was Nics sur
prised rejoinder; "they must be all
As Keigher went out. another friend
came in. and repeated the performance.
"Something wrong with the beans,
NMc," he said. "They taste soapy."
A third man came in and went throuzh
the same act. Nic was convinced. He
took a mouthful of beans, then turned
to his bartender and said:
"By costi! They do taste soapy.
Throw 'em out," and the bar boy threw
out bowl and all.
The beans were all right.
Do you all remember Fitzgerald, the
Irish Republican with the long, tiowing
black hair and the plutr hat, who was
iiuite an active politician several years
ago? Well, Ed Rogers has blown his
horn aud resurrected the Fitzgerald and
will appoint him chiet deputy clerk of
courts iv place of Michael Jerome Red
diiur, who has so efficiently filled the
position for the past seven years. Just
why Fitzgerald is to be appointed is not
clear, for he has not been actively
identified with the party for the last
three years. He was recognized in
other days as an energetic worker, but
he soured on his comrades aud with*
drew into a shell or solitude. This will
be his second time on earth, and, of
course, there's an object in it. It is ru
mored that (reonre Walsh will also be
one of Rog ers' staff.
What were the arena fitthts In ancient
Rome compared with the football bat
tles of today? Then the programme
outlined definitely how many persons
were to be killed and just haw they
should be mangled. One of the joys of
the game today is the doubt as to the
rate of mortality.
"How did you eet blind?" asked the
citizen of tin Irish be:ii;ar.
"Wai, sor," was the reply, "a biler
exploded au' bloweu out me roight
_ "How did you lose the left one?"
'•Lookiu' fer th' ither wan, to be
1 met my old friend, one P. Fortune,
yesterday, and his smile was as ex
tensive as in the palmy days of the
"Are you doing well, Pat." I asked.
'•VVal. CM don't live as hoicu as Oi
used to," he said.
'Because Oi hey moved over to th'
Five thousand people have asked why
the contractor's force was actively at
work on the new government building
a week ago last Sunday. It did look
odd. but the contractors say it was nec
essary to lay certain stone to prevent
destruction of other portions of the
work by wind. A great deal of good
work is often destroyed by wind, as
may be demonstrated in the coming
session of the legislature.
A certain evening paper a few nights
contained an alleged pen picture of
lion. R. T. O'Connor, in the course of
which the writer slurred Mayor Smith,
and that gentleman resents it. "1 have
never e\ven any newspaper the right or
opportunity to slur me in that manner,"
said the mayor to me yesterday, "and
the only reason I can find for it is that I
refused one day to answer an imperti
nent o.uestiou put to me by the writer
of that article/
Though thanks are due Supt. Smith,
the increase of service on the Selby av
enue line seems to cut little figure.
Everybody waits for the same car just
Little things indicate a man's popu
larity. The other night Conroy and
Fox mentioned favorably from the stage
the name of '-Dick" O'Connor, and
there was a storm of applause. "The
Cardinal" has not yet seen the height
of his power.
Railroad Tax War Grows Better.
Stcrgis, Ky., Dec. 10.-A number of
citizens of ktureis and Casseville have
received written notices from Collector
Blackwell, stating the amount due on
account of old railroad tax, and Inviting
them to settle before the 15th of Decem
ber, to prevent public sale of their
property to satisfy claims. As yet no
attention has beeu paid to Blackwell.
None tests so high, none works so
well as Dr. Price's Cream Baking Pow
Arrest of Several Men From an
An the last interurban car from Min
neapolis sailed down Wabaslia street,
about 1 o'clock this noraing, a free-ror
all fight was guing .on inside. Four
or five men were striking, kick
ing and yelling at each other,
canes and umbrrellas were flourished
around, and car windows were breaking
at a great rate. When the car reached
Seventh street Lieut, Bttdjr.of Merriani
Park, saw the men fighting, lie called
the central patrol wagon, ana the light
ers were gathered in and taken to
the «tation. One of them proved
to be £. C. Devine, who once
edited that choice publication
styled the .Sunday Una. Ibe other
three were tabbed under the nainos of
B. Webster, Oscar Crooks and W. 11.
Lepper. What caused the fisrht could
not be learned. None of the quartette
bore any marks of the tracts. The
only object hurt was an umbrella winch
had lost its haudle.
AMONG THE REVIEWS.
Th« Popular Science monthly.
Dr. Mary Taylor Bissell discusses in
the December issue the topic of "Ath
letics for City Giris." She apologizes
for the use of the term athletic in con
nection with girls aa a word associated
in the public niind with the more manly
sports of football, base bail and boating,
but claims for the word a more liberal
sense, in which it may be applied to all
of those out-or-door exercises open to
the gentler sex. Th« first topic of in
quiry she very naturally makes the'
physical status of the girls ai:d thnr
capacity for exercise tending to develop
their physical powers. Physically she
finds the American city girl to possess
the first requisite of a line phy
sique, height. Her own exam-i
inatious corroborate those of others
and show that in stature our
girls surpass their Etmlish sisters, al
though they are far below them in
breadth of shoulders and span of waist
and hips. The fad of slim Mist*, which
drove so many women to distorting:
their shape some years ago, has happily
passed away, and the wasp waist is now
as much regarded a deformity as it was
then thought a thing of beauty. Dr..
Bissell huds two or three marked physi
cal deficiencies, however, iv the shallow
chest, in lack of symmetry in the body,
and in the deficiency of muscular de
velopment. AH of these she believes to
be capable of rectification by judicious
aud persistent exercise. The lack of
bodily symmetry arises from faulty
postures at school aud at home during
the plastic period ol growth, and that it
is not a natural defect is shown by the
noteworthy fact that children aro
not born deformed. Whatever the
lack of symmetry that comes to
them iv later years is the re
sult of bad habits. That deficient mus
cular development can be corrected is
shown by the result of practice at the
gymnasium, where the development
was very rapid. Coming to the practical
question of what forms of exercise are
open to city girls that can be taken in
the open air that bear some relation to
atuletics, she finds that the athletics of
tenuis and bicycling, aside from walk
ing, are the niaia ones open to the aver
ago girl. Of these she gives her prefer
euce to the bicycle. The effects of rtd
ing on the wheel are not as injurious as
is claimed by some. The oft-instituted
comparison of the wheel to the exercise
eot by working the sewing machine fails
at every poiut. She ends the exercise
to be exhilirating and helpful. As au
exercise to develop symmetry it is pref
erable to riding the horse. Its other
advantage is its accessibility to almost
every woman, the constantly decreasing
price bringing it gradually within the
reach of all. Where a gytnuasium' is
accessible, aud is under the care of com
petent instructors, it furnishes the best
tteans of muscular and symmetrical
development of ail, its one drawback
being that the exarcise is taken In
A remarkably strong article is that of
President Jordan, of ihe Lelandijtau
ford university, on "The Need of Edu-.
cated Men," being an address delivered
to a graduating class of that institution.;
"It is wisdom and strength that go to
the making of a natiou," he says.
'•There is no virtue in Democracy as
such, or in Americanism as such, that
will sava-us if we are a nation of weak
lings and fools with an aristocracy of
knaves for our masters." Tha article
is a strong protest against the tendency
towards collectivism as shown by the I
multifarious schemes resuue ou pater- ;
nalistic views of government, and is a
strong article for the development of
the individual. It is packed full of
thought. The sentences ring like the
blows of a hammer on the anvil.
"The problems of Europe cannot be
kept away from us by the quarantine of j
Democracy." We have millions in'
America "who eau never be free under
any government or under any laws so
long as they remain what ihey are."
The remedy for oppression "is to bring
in better men, who cannot be op
pressed." We can nd no other. "The
problem or life is not to make life
easier,. but to make men strouger."
* * * "Nature asks of man that he
use his manhood." The misery of the
man who puts no brain or soul into his
work "is Nature's testimony of his
worthlessness." » • • "Grown-up
men and women are today in a sense
past savin*. The work of the republic
is to save the children." *.* • "There
can be no collective industrial problem
where each man is capable of solving
hi 3 own individual problem for
himself." • • • "Our industrial
and social reforms lie in the
direction of this education of the indi
vidual. It gives him those reserves
which enable him to overcome the dif
ficulties of iife. It gives him reserves
upon which he can draw. Reserves of
property, reserv«s of character, of rep
utation, of skill," Men with these re
serves "have no need to beg for special
favors." "All he abksof legislation is to
keep out of his way. * * * He de
mands no law of special guardianship
or protection, lie pays as he goes. •
* • The flag of freedom ha 3 never
floated over a nation of deadheads.
* " * The problems of govern
ment are ever questions of right and
wrong, which can be settled in only one
way. They must be right. Whatever
is settled wrong conies up for settle
ment again, and this when we least ex
pect it. This is true of the tariff and
finance as well as the civil service. Each
must be settled, and we must pay the set
tlement." The whole of the address is
replete with such common sense as this,
teaching a lesson which the American
people sadly need to learn.
Astronomers think the inhabitants of
Mars are attempting to communicate
with us. The Harsit3S have probably
caught a whiff or biscuit made with Dr.
Price's Cream Baking Powder, and are
frantically signaling for them.
CRASH IN NX W FOU.S'DLAND.
Suspension of a Bin Bank Causing
a Financial Crisis.
ST. Johns, N. F., Dec. 10.—The Com
mercial liank of Newfoundland, having
its headquarters In this city, k, ls .
peoded payment this mornin-r owing
to the failure of several of the largest
fish exporting houses to respond their
liabilities lo tlie bank. Tins has in
volved other banks and has crippled
some, of the largest concerns here. The
total number of failures for the
day was five In addition to that
of the Commercial Bank of New
Foundiaud. The failed hiuis are in
debted to the Commercial bank. Their
liabilities cannot be ascertained, but
must amount to several millions ot' dol
1 hey're iioth Agin Him.
C McagO Herald.
Ignatius Donnelly has retired formally
from political life and published his
farewell. But he leaves one topic ol
thought in doubt. He says: "Wort
seems 10 have decreed that I showhi
never possess any high position from
which 1 could carry out my Ideas for
thf uoikl of the human family. * ♦ •
Corporate power has built'a wall of
lire around in.* which I cannot pass '>
Air. DomiHiv evidently thinks that the
bein« to whom he letcrs ia a corpora*
ONE MORE MYSTERY,
CoiifiniM'tl From ir.i I»ii;je.
to fasten the 'crime on any
one. After the affair blew over Ilay
ward was loolish enough to tell all about
it to two of Ins friends, ami, now that
Harry is nulled up fast, they tip his
came. The men whti give the informa
tion do not know whose nsid> nee it w:ia
that was -robbed, but a it lance at the
records of ih« Minneapolis police
dvjmrtinent will undoubtedly fur
nish the necessary clue. The girl
'disappeared shortly after the crime.and
it was thought that she was the author
Of it. She has never returned— at least
under thn name of Haltie lial<«. She.
was only a poor dupe in the hands of
Ilayward, and it is now thought he in
um>ed her to prepare ihe way for hinu
and he entered and robbed the house
wnilo t c inmates were fast asleep. If
he was not above foul murders, he was
tiqt above au easy roboery of this ua-*
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A GLl.ilY M)ll<
Troubled Clans A. Dlixt During
Claus A. Blixt spent a horrible night
in the central lock-up. He was denied
the relief of sleep, aud paced back and
forth iv his cell like a hunted animal.
His whole appearance was that of ab
ject wretchedness and terror. He cried
hysterically, and was afraid to be alone
with iiis guilty soul. Otiicer Novack
remained at the door of his cell to pre
vent any suicidal attempt on the Dart of
the miserable wretch, and to keep him
company, as it were. It had been ar
ranged thai Blixt would be brought into
the police court yesterday mornintE, but
the county attorney did not think it ad
visable. It was therefore decided to
turn him over to the grand jury without
a preliminary examination.
A large crowd, iv a calm but ugly
mood, collected about the central sta
tion and eagerly awaited the murderer's
appearance, it being expected he would
be led through the crowd to the police
court. But Blixt was not taken into
court at all, and had he been, the secret
passageway between the court rooms
and central station would have been
utilized. A rumor was started about
10 o'clock that Blixt had tried to kill
himself, but it proved to be unfouudud.
Unfortunate in Natno.
There are two men in the city who
deem themselves unfortunate because
of their names. They are Magnus A.
Blixt, of the grocery linn of Blixt &
Johnson, ll'J Washington avenue south
east, and Gus A. Blixt, his brother, who
is foreman of the glass department of
Smith & Wyman. These gentlemen are
not related to the murderer who bears
their name,and are not even acquainted
with hi in. The grocer called at the
Globe office yesterday and requested
that it ue made public, for he said that
he was being worried to death by people
who Insisted upon connecting him with
"And then my heart with pleasure fills
And dances"witb the daffodils."
Carols Wordsworth's admirer, sampling
mother's daiuty provender due to Price's
Cream Baking Powder.
THEY PROD COL. LOWRY
AM> HE FORTHWITH PUTS ON
The Baltimore and Carlisle Bank-
tug Plans Are Co Be Dis
The chamber of commerce has con
ferred a decided benefit upon St. An
thony hill residents by securing a con
siderable increase in the number of cars
to be run hereafter on the Selby cable
At the chamber's meeting yesterday
morning Directors A. H. Lindeke and
L. W. Rundlett, the committee on
transportation, reported that the street
car company had consented to the fol
lowing schedule, in effect Dec. 10:
"First car leaves foot of Broadway at
0 o'clock a. m. Six minutes apart until
7:30 a. in., then four minutes apart to
10 a. m., then five minutes apart until 5
p. m., then four minutes apart until <;::»0
p. in., then five minutes apart to 8:30 p.
in.,then eight minutes apartuutil the last
car at 12:80 a. m.
"There will also be extra trains run
ning at noon, and between 5 p. in. and
5:25 there will be a two-minute service,
and from 5:25 to 5:50 a four minute
service, and a two and one-halt minute
service from 5:50 to(5:15 p. m."
The increase was chiefly In the noon
hour schedule, where the former inter
val has been eight minutes.
Mr, Dean complained that in the win
ter every one had to ride in the small
closed car. and Mr. Schoile sDoke of the
spltndid cable service In New York.
Mr. Lindeke and Gen. Andrews con
tested the superiority of Gotham's sys
tem. At leugth, a resolution was passed
thanking the street car company for its
The health commissioner, Dr. Hoyt,
asked for an inaorscmeui of his recom
mendations to tne council ru
fCafdinK tne establishment of a bacter
iological laboratory, a public disinfect
ing plant and a special hospital for diph
theria and scarlet fever patient?. Jie
lerred to committee ou health and sani
The merits of the "Baltimore plan"
will be discussed next Mouday in the
report ot the committee on banks and
A formal invitation from the Com
mercial Club of Minneapolis for the
chamber to send delegates to the mu
nicipal reform convention was placed
ou file. Directors Lightner, Dean, San
born. Murray and Merwin having been
already appointed Dec. 4.
The committee on manufactures will
consider the invitation or the Manufact
urers' Association of Cincinnati and
Hamilton County. The latter desire
delegates from the St. Paul chamber to
b« present at tho convention to be held
at Cincinnati Jan. 22, with a view to
forming a national association of man
'1 lie proceedings were followed by an
The state weighmaster at Minneap
olis^ in his report to the raiiroad and
\var«house commission, reports a de
crease of 28,710 in the total number of
cars weighed compared to the previous
year, a reduction of expanses amotint
inir to 18,890.6(1 and a total deficiency of
Tlie weighmaster recommends that
profusion be made by law exempting all
elevators and mills from paying the
customary fees to the city sealer of
wiiuhts and measures, and suggests
the passage of a law that whenever
parties are found on tracks among
loaded cars, tarrying away grain in
sacks, such act shall be pritna facie evi
dence of the larceny of such train.
I'or Beatias *»is Wife.
Frank Dune, a fireman employed on
the Milwaukee raiiroad, was arrested
lust nisjlu on a warrant charging him
with beating his wife. Frank and his
wife. Lena, live together in UM rear of
:;i>; St. Ciair street.
In /the Pennlnzton-llafo contest,
which will be heard l>y the supreme
court Jan. 15, the court will admit type
writieu iuattmU vi pi-iutoU copies %>t the
case. The original fifteen or sixteen
baliots will be produced. Each side
will nave lifteen days to present its
side of the case, I'euuin^lou's attorney
filing his brief first. '•-
IX DAVis bU.NK BY.
Historical Society After a Con
The executive council of the Minne
sota Historical society held its regular
meeting for December last evening at
its rooms in the capitol, with President
Kamscy mi the chair.
Among the items of business in which
the public may be mm* or less inter
ested was a ivuewal uf an attempt made
several years ago to procure a copy of
the report Malta by th« congressional
commission appointed to lake evidence
as to Joss ot property by citizens of this<
stale during tiie Sioux outbreak
of is<)2. v\ith reference to their
adjustment. It was decided to
petition the coining legislature to me
tnorialize eon Kress to publish or permit
the state to copy the history of ttiat
bloody outbreak as disclosed in the re
port, a document winch has been thus
far— nior* than thirty years—ueriuet
icatly sealed to the public and historical
societies. The resolution also covered
the record of the court-martial which
tried the captured red-banded murder
ers, thirty-eight of whom were duly
executed at Msuikato in December. 180: i.
The committee appointed to eonsiier
the matter of having public exercises in
connection with the coining annual
meeting of the society reported in favor
thereof, and the committee was author
ized, to make all necessary arrange
ments for the occasion.
Atter some informal talk upon vari
ous matters of no public interest tha
Christian Endeavor Committees
liny l hem Out.
The committees of the St. Paul Chris
tian Endeavor union met last night in
the first annual session iv the Central
Presbyterian church. The various
committees planned their work
for the ensuing yenr, and the
following events have been partially
arranged for. On New Year's uay will
bts held a grand Union Prayer Meet
ing and a reception for the Eudeavorers
of the entire cilv, and Feb. 3 will be
a Christain Endeavor rally day with a
mass iiiefjtiiiit addressed by laymen,
from the various churches.
The flouting debt *f die Dayton Av
enue Presbyterian church will be ma
terially reduced from the proceeds of
the successful entertainment given last
evening at Ford's Music hall, for the
benefit of the church, by Misses Edith
Cline Ford and Harriet Mac Sibley.
Iv recitation these two young ladies
are admirable foils to one another. Miss
Ford is at her Dest iv masculine and
more forcible impersonations; Miss
Sibley in the feminine and lighter parts.
Tlris contrast was well developed in the
dialogue from Howells' "Register."
Since the time of Aristophanes the
language of the frog has been a trifle
ignored. "Brek-keJc - kek - *ck - kuax
koax-koax" may not be a realistic imi
tation of conversation upon the lake
shore, yet who has cared to dispute the
authority of a classical Athenian;' Miss
Ford, in "How the Frocgies Go to
Sleeo," showed the possibility of mod
ern improvements, even In frog-talk.
Miss Sibley has caught with much
grace the difficult Italian-English dia
lect, the wily coyness of thu Neapolitan
widow, iv both she secured much ap
plause when reading l)e Wile's con
lulsiug interview between "La Cica"
ana "The Senator."
The ladles were both equally success
ful in their tiiial Delsarle pantomime.
A sweet, full soprano voice is pos
sessed by Miss Harriet llale, and Percy
Churchill, wiio appeared in the place of
Prof. Madeira, sang with sympathetic
effectiveness in harmony with his
natural gifts. There was an excellent
"Why, 1 simply auore a man- with a
military uniform," exclaimed one of the
prettiest of the pretty fifirls at the armo
ry last bveoinfe. It was at the ball giv
en by Company C, First regiment, and
was supposed to be a confidential con
fession. Three officers within hfaring
affected indifference, hut straight
ened perceptibly. A civilian looked
distressed. However, martial law pre
vailed, civilians were few and happi
ness was everywhere. Several hunured
couples enjoyed the amplitude of the
driii hall, where dancing does not mean
personal collision and torn gowas.
Sergeant Bunker explained that
the curious arrangement of the
gallery and stairways was
simply for military convenience, and
denied the intimation of Corporal Gil
tillan that flirting facilities were
included in the specifications. The
retresuments were infinitely better
than any soldier should aiiow himself
to eat, while the Twin City mandolin
orchestra successfully supplanted tue
fife ana drum.
The soiree musicale given last evening
at the residence ot Mis. Charles P.
Noyes, 89 Virginia avenue, for the ben
efit of German Bethlehem church, was
under the artistic uirection of Emil
Obur-Hoffer. There was a very Urge
attendance, and the entertainment was
a success from every point of view.
Superb in quality,efficient in strength,
perfect in purity, is Dr. Price's Cream
Israel Bererstrom, |a candidate for
chaplain of the senate, who lives at
Litchtielo, was at the Windsor yester
Timothy Byrnes, the hustling Re
publican politician of Minneapolis, was
at the Merchants' yesterday. Tim is
not talking politics for publication, but
his frieuds say he is doing Considerable
thinking these days. He is a shrewd
politician, who generally belongs to the
winning branch of the army. It is said
that he has the senatorial situation
lined up. and will declare himself, be
Several politicians from out in the
state inquired at the Merchants* yester
day for ex-Senator Sabin. That gentle
man is in Washington, but will be home
before the last of the week. ('apt. Cole
says that the ex-senator will warm up
the senatorial tight on his return in a way
that will lift the hair. The incident of
Sab-n and Washburn meeting in the
Marble room of the national capitol and
not speaking was the subiect of com
ment in the Merchants' lobby last
nitrht. Another incident was re
called by a gentleman present. It
was a picture of Senator Sabin
walking up the senate aisle some live
years wo with Senator-elect YVashburn
on his arm to introduce him to the sea
ate for the purpose or taking the oath of
olhce as his successor. Senator Sabin
was described as doing the act with
great grace, notwithstanding the fact
lie had been defeated by the present
senator after a hard and fierce hatlle.
Nkw Yokk — Arrived: Amsterdam,
Ijvkki'ooi. — Arrived: Catalonia,
I'liu.ADKi.i'iiiA — Arrived: Assyrian,
LivKiiPooi.—Arrived; Storm King,
SIX UNDER THE ICE,
Horrible Story of Wholesale
Drowning From Little
STRANGE CAPRICE OF FATE.
The Bodies Found With These
of Missing Child
FLAMES CAUSE A PANIC.
Shoppers Hava a Narrow Es
cape in a Louisville De
Oei.wkix, 10., J>ec. 10.—Littleton, a
little town in liucnauan county, fur
nishes a story of wholesale drowniug.
The names ot the victims are:
C. U. HANKS.
GEORGE B. COOK,
Two cliiidrsn, (Jeorce and Hannah
Cook, aged niut? and twelve respect
ively, went sKatinic yesterday ou a mill
pond some distance from the main part
of the town. The children failint; to
return at a reasonable time, the mother
becaara alarmed and went in search of
them, but could not hud them. She rr
turnedto the town and gay« th*i alarm. A
ciowd gathered about the pond about
dusk, and many of the people ventured
on the ice. It suddenly broke through,
precipitating twelve persons into the
river. Of tLis number, in the darkness
of coming niL'ht, s>even were rescued.
The bodies of four others, in addition tv
the corpses of Uie two ciiildren, were
found today under the ice some dis
tauce below the scene of the drowning.
FiiAMfcis AM» A PANIC.
Shoppers Have Narrow t scapes in
a Louisv.lie Store.
Louisville, Ky., Doc. 10. — Fire
broke out at 4:45 o'clock this afternoon
in tho large clothing store of Levy
Bros., on the corner of Third aud Mar
ket streets, and for a time prom
ised to be a disastrous one. The
building is a large rive-story brick and
welt stocked. The flames, which started
in cue of the laix* front window.-, that
was beiug dressed for the holidays,
spread rapidly and soon com
municated to the elevator shaft
in the front of the store.
Three alarms were turned In
and in a short time the entire fire de
parinieut was on the ground. The store
waj crowded with customers ant a
panic ensued. The store tiik'd rapidlj
with smote, and it was with difficulty
that it whs cleared. A nuiruer of woman
fainted and had to be carried out ol the
* The Misses Buciialz, of btilhvßter,
were at tiie Windsor yesterday.
Ex-Senator S. W. Leavitt, of Litch*
field, registered at the Mercuuuta' yes
James Crane and M. J. Moran. of
Fargo, were in the city calling on their
W. J. Proctor, M. D.. a prominent
man in his profession in North Dakota,
is at the Merchants'.
Hon. August T. Koerner, of Litcii
field, the coming state treasurer, regis
tered at the Windsor yesterday.
Ex-Lieut. Gov. Barto, of St. Cloud,
was in the city yesterday. He called at
the capitol, took dinner at tne Claren
don and left for home on an early after
At the Metropolitan—Miss Helen La
mont, Washington, I). C.; A. Sheuhard.
Duluth; C. S. Fuller, New York; Mr.
and Mrs. L. W. Jones. New York; Mr!
and Mrs. J. E. Center, Duhuh.
A. H. Wacner, of St. Paul, of the
Calboup Opera company, has been
obliged to leave the company because of
a trouble in his throat. He will be
under treatment for three or four weeks.
International Hotel—Miss Le Mar, J.
C Glynn, J. B. Brenner, Chicago; j. E.
Goodman, Braiuerd; M. J. Lemhan.
Lakeville; J. F. Shaw, Ellsworth. Wis.;
James K. Brennan, Still water; William
At the Sherman—ll. E. Brown, Buf
falo, N. D.. 11. P. Sweet, Los Anceles.
Gal.; Daniel Lowden. Seattle, Wasn •
J. D. Hicks. Miles City, Mont.; James
Fulton. Hawlejr, Minn.; C.H. Waeer,
Castle Rock; W. Avery, West Concord"
At the Clarendon —E. L. Warren, De
troit; G. E. Patrick, Hmes, lo.; \\ C.
Houston. Ciiicakfo: A. Barto, St. Cloud •
G. F. Miller. W. P. Postin. Aberdeen;
E. E. tllandinje, Taylor's Falls: J. A.
Macoheiion, Butte, Mont,; D. A. Mor
phy, Spokane, Wash.; Miss Ida Wai
At the Hvan--B.S. Loujr.West Superior:
F. E- Dickiuson, Mrs. M. A. Dickinson,
Far«o: W. Cases! and family, Niagara
Falls; J. J. Dick. Beaver Dam, Wis.;
Charles Sbater. United State army; W.
11. Lewis. La Crosse. Wis.; <i'eorK« R.
White. Oskaloosa; Mrs. John M. Root
Duluth: Mrs. N. P. Lee. Mankato.
Among the visitors at the Commercial
club yesterday were Mr. and Mrs. Will
iam 6. Low. Brooklyn; Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Uichardson, Miss M. W. Perot!
Geome Burnham Jr.. Cleaton Rogers
Woodruff, all of Philadelphia; James
E. Meginn, Kansas City; J. W. Jenks.
Ithaca, N. V.; John li. Fickley, New
At the Windsor—S. E. Cate, Dcs
Moines; Israel Berustrom, Litehtield:
A. L. Sanuorn. Madison, Wis.; Mrs. .1.
11. Bushuell, Davenport, lo.; J. H.
Quinn. Wells: Capt. Bam Van Sant,
Winona; Mrs. F. B. Donahower, St.
Peter: W.L.Leonard.Wabasha: Thomas
B. Mills, West Suuerior, Wis.: August
T. Koerner, Litchiield: W. P. Richard
son, Winnebaiio City: W.A.Allen, Jack
son; T. S. Campbell, West Superior-
Mrs. J. A. Willard and Mrs. B. P. bib
Climate does not affect Dr. Price's
Baking Powder. It keeps and works in
Miss Anna (ialles, an estimable younu
lady ot Peter, and pretty well known
in St. Paul, died Sunday, Dec. 2, after
an ilinrss of several weeks.
An important meetiiurol the brick
layers, union will be held this eventug
at 7:80 sharp in the union hall at labor
At the special meetinsrs of the Kiuc
Street M. K. church this week the fol
lowing ministers will preach: Key. W,
\. .lamistiii, Tuesday evening; I\ev.
David Mormn, Wednesday; Rev. K. L.
Ferris, Thursday, and Dr. F. L. baffler,
Soups and Sauces — "Broths, Con
somme.Cream of Chicken,Pureeof Peas.
White Sauce." will be the subject oi
tMiss Thomson's lesson in eookinir
his afternoon at S o'clock at the rooms
of the Younir Woman's Friendly asso
ciation, 435 Jackson street. Admission
Children Cry for
kuhhulacusiniiwiiaou issauuusm. |ll§f
Mild VActrhFihc VW//
THE AMiSICAI T3BACCO COWMr. SKCESSOR
I taw yoww u.sjk- y
THE OLD RELIABLE
Has stood the Test of Tlm«
MORE SOLD THAN ALL OTHER
suitULARS WITH TASTS
THEY LAY IN A STOCK OZ>
Get Away With $1*2,000 in (i >od?
and $850 in Cash at Pay
Oki.wkix, 10.. Dec. 10.—Burglar
looted the store of Henry Boi«e, of
Fayette, the leading jeweler of this
section, last niirnt. Mr. Boise had
recently increased his stock for
the holiday trade. The burglars
blew open the safe and made away with
$1:2,000 worth of jewelry and 98S0 ia
cash. Three strangers, who were seen
about the town .Saturday, are undoubt
edly the burglars. No trace of tliesu
has been found yet.
GARLAND AND HIS CP.ITIC.
His Writing* Are Pure and Nobla
— Hash Criticism.
The tirade in the Globe of Sunday
against Mr. Garland and iiis work is in
structive in several ways; but chiefly
on account of th» knowledge it conveys
Of the character of the critic.
Mr. Garland's writings contain much,
very much, tiiat is pure, noble ami ele
vating. Even in the portrayal of the
rude, the tuly, the uncouth, there i 3
plainly a no:.<le purpose. The critic
who sees in Garland's writings nothing
but the rouelupnrases and the coiumou
place things—the grime and dirt of the
farm and the squalor of city life—sim
ply rinds what he was looking for, and
is worthy of our pity. No pure and
noble-minded man or woman can read
the writings of Hamlin Garland with
out having his better nature stirred to
its depths, his sympathies broadened,
his sense of justice strengthened. Even
where he portrays the low, the common,
the vulgar, or even the base and vile.
tie does It In such a manner as to appeal
to our manhood, to- make us wish that
such things need not be, and to cause us
to register a vow that we will do what
little we can to remove the cause that
condemns the great mass of maiiKind to
sucii cramped and narrow lives.
Garland is not pessimistic. He por
trays tne wiong and injustice under
which humanity struggles, only to point
cut more clearly the open door to a bet
ter and nobler way.
I have known Mr. Garland loria and
well: and. while I am frank to say that
he does not possess the polish, tiie af
fability, the art of saying little noth
ings that please the shallow,aud usual
ly cover a false and traitorous heart,
he is the personification of a hisjh and
noble manhood. His every thought is
for the bfttermetit of mankind; and his
whole soul is agiow with tiie purpose to
do something, though it be lutle, to
help bring on the day of emancipation,
C. J. BUKU.
Lollie Belle Wylie, the Georgia pn>
and sons writer, has written a song a.id
composed the music thereto, which sue
dedicates to Harry \V. Wack. of this
city. The composition is entitled
"Witch Hart." Its melody and beauti
ful sentiment are truly indicative of thtj
mind of this charming Southern author.
whose verses of nature are the love and
delight ot all her native Georgia. Mis.
Wylie entertaint-d Mr. Wack while in?
was in the South last spring.
That St. Paul has produced some men
and women who promise to add to the
litenuure o( lh« day is again evidenced
in the Overland Monthly, in which
Pierre N. Boeringer, formerly ooe ot
the popular youne men of the city, has
a very characterful sKetch entitled:
"Flotsam and Jetsam." This story pur
ports to be the romantic truth about an
item in the daily papers of Sa;i Fran
cisco, the author's home. Beyond his
literary product, which is sound and
graceful, Mr. Bo<rint;er is the artist for
that magazine. St. Paul will recall linn
as a local optician, scholar and very
popular rellow, especially among the
younger Bohemians of ten years a^u.
Retaining all Us old friends and ai-
' mirers, and winuinic hos:s of new ones,
! Donuhoe's starts out with a tresh lease
j of life and viijor under Us new editorial
management. Michael J. Dwver, who,
wjlli the current number, tnKes criargt)
of the magazine, announces that tie will
adhere to the editorial policy which has
brought Donahoe's such a hieh meas
ure of success during the last two years.
Dotiahoe's Magazine. Bostou: Donu
hoe's Magazine company.
An article by Kate Douglas Wiijkrin
on "The Kindergarten as a School of
Life for Women" opens the December
issue of Table Talk, and not only is it
mosi readable, as is all she writes, but
most helpful and suggestive to tliw
women of our ace who are anxious to
make all possible use ot their lives.
The little maeazine is also replete with
Christmas and Christinas thoughts. The
recipes and hints on table setvice are
numerous aa usual, and among the novel
ideas for the season is an article on
Christmas snooping—where and how
to buy. The readers out of, as weil as
in the city will find therein many help
ful suggestions, and in fact Hie moutbiy
visit of tins publication always means
ranch to housekeepers and noun --maker*.
Table Talk. Philadelpnia: Table fatlc
rubhshinii c>s pMiiy.
<l(ist a Typical Repaollvan liuw,
On tin. 1 surface, the question sub?
Kitted to ttie legislators is whether
Senator Wasuburn or Knute Vm.mi,: can
better serve the state ot Minnesota in
the United States senate. At bottom it
is merely m contest tv determine
whether vVashouru's Soo road, which is
pait of t:u' Canadian i'ac.lio system, or
•Hill's Ureat Northern ro.nl, which is
part of tiie N'nrui western system? shall
have an a^ent it) n chair in the (Jutted
Slates senate nsslitucil to Minnesota, It
is a typical Republican senatorial con
test. Whoever wius, the pu-tule Jose.
It is a pity there is not e.iinu«!i political
independence in the Minnesota ietrislit
ture to 2ry "A plaiiue. »n iiotli your
houses!" and elect a. irtie representative
of I tie people.
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