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§ 1 to 8. § VOL. XVIII.--- PRICE FIVE CENTS. BULLETIN OF. THr£ O.flrlLY GI^OBEi. SUNDAY, SEPT. 13. ."Weather lor Today— Local Showers. "~"1i I. Finances of Pour Cities'. Fair 11 lUja' Financial Sncces.**. Plenty of Gold for Uncle San.. 1* vi. i-: 3. Chnnntiiß Seahnry on Capitol Plan St. Paul G. A. R. lictjoiciitg-, PAGE 3. Awards on Fair Exhibits. Census for Five More Counties, PAGE 4. Editorial. I'se of Navy in Harbor Defense* PAGE 5. Hill "Wins in Injunction Case. The World of Music. PAGE O. "War on Socialism. PAGE 7. Apostles Redeem a Lost Game. St. Paul G. A. R. Rejoicing. Hoosiers Drop a (iiimc. v PAGE 8. Dramatic Review. PAGE O. The Larpenteur Golden Wedding, PAGE 10. News of Minneapolis. The Trolley Must Go. PAGE 11. Boy Demoralizes a. Town. PAGE 13. Social News of St. Paul. PAGE 13. Frank Beard's Chalk Talks. Events in the Labor World* PAGE 14. Gifts to Miss Whitney. PAGE 15. In St. Paul Secret Societies, Bar Silver. <><> 7-B*3. Cash Wheat in Chicago, 50 1-8. Stocks Somewhat PAGE Hi. Wants of the People. TODAY'S EVENTS. Met—A Milk White Fluff, 8.15. Grand— On the Bowery, X.15. West Side Park— Base Hall, 3.30. MOVEMENTS STEAMERS. NEW YORK, Sept. 14.— Arrived: Etruria, Liverpool. Well, is Lord done ravin'? The crop -of Central American rev olutions is distinctly on the wane. The newspaper men took every thing in sight at the state fair yester day, even the gate receipts. You may get the letter you have been waiting for in a few days. The postal clerks have gone home. Having appropriated the sidewalks of St. Paul, the bicyclists will not give them up without a vigorous pro test. The yachts at White Bear have folded their sails like the Arabs and silently dropped anchor for the winter. Old Probs seemed to appreciate the quality of the state fair, and gave us weather that did not interfere with the turn-out. Lord Dunraven's pictures ' show that he is a young man. His ac tions indicate that he is about the tender age of eight years. The State Fair association made money this year, although it did not make quite enough to put the gold reserve back to $100,000,000. That catching British word "scut tling," which was applied to the threatened retirement from Egypt, applies to the retreat of Valkyrie. Mr. Croker's interview does settle It. If there is anything that Mr. Cleveland does not want to do it is something that Mr. Croker wants him to do. 1&?.1?S* The city treasurer paid off all de partments yesterday, and all de partments went out -to the fair grounds to help. boost the newspa per men's needy treasury. Thanks! Now if the Minnesota counties which are showing large increases in population shall bob up at the next election with a large increase in the Democratic vote, all will be for given. An evening paper announces that John Sherman stated some "true facts" in a speech in Ohio. The sena tor is entitled to a vote of thanks for doing a thing so unusual for a Republican politician. Base ball is indeed an amusement when it is played among the knolls at the state fair grounds. The play ers yesterday ran up a steep grade to second base, and the outfielders' bodies were but half visible from the home plate. The preachers of Nebraska are to be pitied. A pretty woman of thirty five years has victimized a large number of them with forged checks. A woman who- would do : up '- a dominie in that way should. have a hard time. of it getting through the gates of heaven. The experiments made upon cat tle with tuberculin at the state dairy farm in Minnesota have been fol lowed with keen interest throughout the East. The New York Times comments at length ; upon the ac count given by the Glob c, ' and* urges the necessity of a fuller : pro tection of the meat and milk supply. .... , . MINNt FOR; LOWER TAXES. THE SALARIES PAID CITY OFFI CEKS IX FOUR WESTERN i y--y- ■'. cities, y. , }.",:, ST. PAUL PAYS MOST OF ALL IX PROPORTION TO ESTIMATED "".VALUE AND TO THE POPU LATION. BIG DIFFERENCES .EXPLAINED. St. Paul's Elections Cost Heavily- Complete Schedules of Salar ies in Four Cities. Taking up the last subdivision of the table "Tax Levies . and Assess ments," as appears in the Globe of Sunday, Sept. 8, showing dis bursements of one year in each of the four cities considered I find that a. correction must be made in the amount reported as interest paid by the city of St. Paul. In that amount the sum paid as interest on the wa ter bonds ($114,200) is duplicated, ow ing to the fact that warrants are re corded in Exhibit No. 9, comptroller's report, as "interest for city bonds is sued for water works," which the city comptroller informs me are used only in the accounting between the board of water commissioners and the city treasurer; the actual pay ment of this interest being made, with interest on other city bonds, by orders recorded in Exhibit No. " 16 The correct statement — Ratio of Interest Est. Per Paid. Value. Capita. St. Paul $541,468 3.4 $4.07 Minneapolis .... 296,262 1.5 1.69 Omaha 273,514 1.8 1.87 Kansas City.... 111,258 0.7 • 0.84 "Bonds and Interest," being what may be called fixed charges, do not require any further tabu lated statements but, as it was found that a very large portion Paul is accounted for by the dis bursements under these -heads, a statement of what has been done during the past four years, by this city, in the cancellation of interest bearing obligations will be interest ing, and may assist in estimating the. reduction of the tax levy that will result from this payment. In the report of the city comptroller for 1894, on page 16, it is stated that "during the past three years no bonds have been issued or renewed. In that time there has been $1, --108,826.53 of interest-bearing debt paid off," and "there is now out standing of old floating debt In cer tificates of indebtedness $235,000." By. reference to the tabulated state ment on the back of the same re port It appears that at this date, Dec. 31, 1894, $1,000 of the $235,000 is past due, not having been presented for payment when due, and that the balance, $234,000, will be due on the Ist day of September, 1895. A few days ago (since the Ist of Septem ber) I was informed by the comp troller that these certificates of in debtedness were all paid off, and that the outstanding tax levy cer tificates are less by $20,000 than the amount outstanding on the 31st day of December, 1894. Putting these figures together shows that . the city of St. Paul has, in the last four years," not only paid promptly the interest on a large debt, and paid all the regular expenses of the city, but has paid off and cancelled an old debt of $1,343, --826.53, the interest on which was over $80,000 per year,- or about ' $224 per day. This being the last of the old floating debt, we may safely count on a reduction in the future tax levies equal not only to the interest, but such portion of the principal as has been paid annually during the | last four years. This was, for 1894, $309,000, and for 1895, $234,000, or an average of -$271,000 per year, making [ a total, including the interest, of | about $350,000 per annum. This is equal to 2 19-100 mills on the dollar of the estimate value, being at the rate of $2.64 per capita," according to the population of 1890. .v-y In the above schedule City Officers I have attempted to show the cost of the principal elective offices, includ ing the salaries of chief officials and assistants, the cost of printing and stationery, including the publication of the official proceedings of the common council, the cost of main taining the city hall, and the amount expended during the year for elec tions. The total of these several items was shown in schedule "Tax Levy and Assessments," from which it appears that the amount expend ed in St. Paul for the purposes in dicated is greater in proportion to estimated value, and also in pro portion to the population, than in either of the other cities. The details of the different items includ ed in this total, and as set forth in the above schedule, are: therefore given in the tabulated state ment, which will assist in the examination and -will "show at a glance where the greatest differ ences occur, y; • -y : ~P ii I *~ ... 3 • - 3 Pt ■ v a £. S •vg '£ " 3 to £ £ P ■ :.- ""■;■ ~:j~: oyyyr/y o - , . fi .j. ;f : J 5 Mayor $3,700 $2,600 $4,000 $4,680 Council ... 2,000 13,000 14,400 5 330 City Clerk. . 9,740 6.580 : 7,420 6 990 City Comp- — ' troller ... 7,500 4,600 9,880 9,294 City Trees- - . . ' n.V re, V;y", 13 * 000 - 600 18.600. 12,300 City Attor'y 11,700 9,180 9,080 9,500 Building In- ..- • ' ™ . pec „ ... 7,091 11,497 9,971 6,551 City >Ha 11... 10,070 . 13,481 14,160 . 9 830 Printing and - • . stationery. 13,602 16.307 15,148 10,693 Elections ... ,34,829 .-29,349 .' 9,394 18,000. „ Total . . .$119,295 $125,397 $112,059 $93,238 Ratio of es mate value -' ' • . In mills on "■ < '-.-■- -■■-< •j*'. Cc^V 6 - o^''' '°* 0.6 0.7 0.6 v 'o?v •" per Capita, cts-y ; -90 .76,. ■ .80' : .70 <i- T total for Minneapolis includes ?10,000 added tor Interest on deposits. ST. PAUL, MINN., SUNDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 15, SIXTEEN PAGES. FINANCES OR FOUR CITIES — CITY OFFICERS' SALARIES. ST. PAUL. ;■■ Mayor. .'. $2,500 Mayor's secretary 1,200 $3,700 | Council — yyvy-. 9 assemblymen and 11 \ alder- '.'4 • ; ; : men at $100 each ...... '■?. .... $2,000 City clerk.... ................ $5,000] Deputy clerk.. ..:.'.:.. ...... 1,800 : One assistant clerk, $720 720 One assistant clerk, $660 660 Two assistant clerks, $600 1,200 One assistant clerk, $360 ;": - 360 $9,740 City comptroller .' .. $3,500 Deputy comptroller.... 1,500 One clerk '.. 1,200 One clerk... 940 One clerk 360 ■ $7,500 City treasurer $5,000 Deputy treasurer 1,200] One clerk '..'■ 1,180 One clerk 1,080 One clerk 1,000 Four clerks, $660.. .2,640 One clerk 540 One clerk 360 $13,000 Note — Interest received on. city" funds, 1894, $15,046.95. " Attorney '_ ...... $5,000 One assistant.. 2,500 Two assistants, $1,200 ...... 2,400 | Two assistants, $900.. 1,800 T ' $11,700 Building Inspectors Chief inspector $2,500 i Assistant inspector, plumbing 1,200 j Assistant inspector, elevator. 900 j ♦Three assistants, $720 7 . 1,767 Clerk 660 Expense.... - 67 $7,094 City Hall- Custodian $1,200 j Engineer.. 1,200 i Assistant engineer .... - 900 Four firemen, $600 ........ 2,400 Four elevator men, $600...... 2,400 Carpenter .'. -600 Watchman..... 600 Nine to twelve janitors, $600. 7,020 j y ' $16,320 Half paid by county )ft 8,160 j Cost to city...... •'.. $8,160 Fuel, lights, etc., city's half.. 7,910 • $16,070 ' Printing and stationery, publica- j tion of notices for city clerk, comp- j troller and other offices, comptroller , ex. No. 30, $13,662. Elections, 1894 (two), $34,829. * Employed part of the time only. . The first notable difference is in the amount expended for salaries of members of the city council, and in this respect St. Paul spends . less money than the average of the four cities. The difference in the city clerk's office (St. Paul showing an expenditure of $3,000 more than Min neapolis) may be partly accounted for by the fact that in St. Paul the councilmen are paid but a nominal sum, and naturally call upon the city clerk for more services than they otherwise would. ;^ -•' As to the' city treasurer, it will be seen that that office in Minne apolis costs less in salaries than the average, but the treasurer of that city is not required to report or ac count for the interest received by him from city deposits, and is al lowed to retain the same as part of the emoluments of his office. The city of St. Paul received as interest on daily balance of funds on deposit during the year 1894 the sum of $15, --046.9 4; Omaha received $5,001.76, and Kansas City, as I was informed by its treasurer, would receive about $16,500. For the purposes of this comparison, it has been estimated that interest on the deposits of Min neapolis would amount to at least $15,000 per annum; and this sum was included in the total, as given in the schedule 'Tax Levy and As sessments." The item of the cost of elections appears to be large in St. Paul, es pecially when compared with Oma ha, even when allowance is made for the fact that the amount given under this item for Omaha is for one election, while for St. Paul it covers two. In this connection It might be well to note that the charter of Omaha limits' the amount to be paid to judges and clerks of election to $9, while in St. . Paul these officials have been receiving $25 each,amount ing to nearly $12,000 for the spring election, and over $13,000 for the fall election. : . y ■ ;. ■'; y- C The other differences are not great and appear to be accounted for by the higher rate paid in St. Paul for services. BOZEMAN TUNNEL ON FIRE,* Orders Issued to Seal It Un and .Smother the Flames. TACOMA, Wash., Sept. .14.— Fire was discovered this morning in the Bozeman tunnel, thirteen miles east of. Bozeman, Mont., on the Northern Pacific. - It caught in the timber lagging from locomotive sparks. Or ders were given from here to seal up the funnel, and it is thought the fire will not extend far, the tunnel not being timbered throughout. Lit tle delay will be occasioned, arrange ments having been made at once to transfer passengers, mail, baggage and express by "means of teams. The west-bound train will arrive sev eral hours Jate unless the tunnel is opened. ;. The east-bound train wilf be able to ' make up :. the ." time and reach St. Paul about on time. y y'.y I : " MINNEAPOLIS. "1 31 : ■■ , $A Mayor ...... ............ $2,000' Mayor's secretary ...... '...'•.* 630 $2,600 Council — I Twenty-six aldermen at $500 y«« \\ ■ ; -each.; ........ ;...........;. $13,00,0 j I City c1erk...... .' $3,100 ■: Deputy clerk.. .... .......... - 1,500 i Allowed for c1erk5.'.........'., 2,280 $6,880 1 ' City comptroller..- $3,100 1 Deputy comptroller. 1,500 viTT. ~ . ■ $4,600 — — — — — _____ . ( City treasurer $1,200; Two clerks, $1,200 ............ . 2,400 > $3,600 Estimate of interest.. 15,000 Total $18,600 Note not required to report in terest received. — Attorney. , $4,500 One assistant .... 1,800 I Two assistants, $1,200.. .■ 2,400 One assistant, $480 480 ■a. -'.lfe:« ;, .Sy- ■ ' $9,180 . Building . Inspectors — : Salaries ........ $11,022 i Books, etc 355 ! [Expenses .' ...... ' 120 .' :\...'/ $11,497 City Hall— • .'., Janitor and engineer $5,290 , j Pay roll, labor ............ •] 1,365; i ■ I s $6,655 i Fuel, light, repair, etc 6,729 I — V J $13,384 I Printing and stationery, mayor,: j comptroller, treasurer, clerk .and . county — Comptroller's report I on page 32, $16,307. y Election 1894, $29,349. OFFERS OF GOLD. SEVERAL MILLIONS SAID TO BE AT (THE SYNDICATE'S DIS POSAL. NO FRESH BOND ISSUE. BOFFICIALS8 OFFICIALS CONFIDENT THAT . NOTHING OF THE KIND IS" ? PROPOSED. THE OUTSTANDING OBLIGATIONS. Plans for Retiring United States ' Plans for Retiring United States , Notes Said to Be Under Con • sideration. i^y'iy: : *- NEW YORK, Sept. 14.—Yester day's excitement over the financial situation, engendered by the impres- ' sion that the bond syndicate had ! withdrawn its protection from the ! government gold reserve, was sue- ' ceeded by a calm today. There were I no developments to add to the.' un- j easiness in the interested circles, and j consequently the feeling tended to- i ward reassurance. When " banking j hours closed at noon there had been \ no deposits of gold made at; the sub- j treasury -by any of the city banks ' in furtherance of the policy begun } yesterday, ; and on the other hand ' there had been no withdrawals' for j shipments, as no steamers sail on ! Sunday. It was - reported - that - the ' National City bank had given the ' syndicate $1,000,000 in gold in ex- i change for greenbacks, but the ; re- ' port could not be confirmed at the ; bank in the absence of the president, i and J. Pierpont Morgan declined to say whether it was true. In bank ing circles it was said that unless the syndicate received some gold" from the National City bank yes terday it had no more gold on hand at present. These gold ' certificates, about $3,000,000 in all, are not can celed when paid in by the syndicate, and therefore always appear in the treasury's statement to the out- ' standing. For * the convenience •of the syndicate in making deposits they are allowed to be reissued,/ the deposits of; them being treated al ways as. "coin." • . ' y .", ;y i • " OFFERS FROM OUTSIDE. ihvi /Representatives of Pittsburg and Rochester banks made an offer to deposit ; $1,000,000 in gold in "sub treasury here to > help keep the gold, reserve intact, the offer being ac- ! companied by the ' proviso that the government pay the express/ charges on the gold. The treasury's offer/to ship .currency taken in exchange for gold; at government rates would, It Is anticipated, result in deposits i at | gold next week. ■ There" is absolutely i uq confirmation to Be had-iaitri^ I ?y; OMAHA. •-,;:• yy} 'Mayor ....;'■'.'/.. :..;... ;'....;■. $2,500 I Mayor's secretary..'.. ...... 1,500 j 1 '. $4,000 j Council . -• ■ 9 ward councilmen, 9 council .: men' at-large, $800 each ... $14,400 ! I City c1erk ..y ................... $2,500 Deputy, clerk 1,620 Two assistants, $1,200.. ...... 2,400 One assistant, $900............ 900 » . ■ ■:. -. ■■;',.-<.." $7,420 City comptroller.. ............. $2,500 Deputy, comptroller.. .......... 1,800 J One clerk .... . . ...... . . '.: ... 1,500 One clerk ...........'. 1,200 One clerk 1,080 Two clerks, $900.... 1,800 $9,880 I — —— j City treasurer.... $6,000 ! Deputy treasurer .......... 1,800: One clerk 1,680 One clerk ; 1,500 ' ". Two clerks, $1,200 2,400 One clerk 1,020 Four clerks, $900 ..:...... . . . . . 3,600 One clerk .600 $18,600 Note — Interest received on '- city funds 1894, $5,001.76. Attorney ........." $3,000 One assistant.. 2,000 One assistant 1,500 One • assistant '. 1,200 One assistant. 900 One assistant ......* 480 $9,080 Building Inspectors — ' VyV .-'-- ; yV- Superintendent.. ....:....: .... $2,000 | Clerks and assistants .. 2,596 .'lnspector plumbing.. ..- .. .. ..y 1,500 | Clerk and assistants. .... 1,263 I Other expenses 2,612 : • .'■.. $9,971 j City Hall— - : ;_ . ;■ ' Superintendent ./..;.:..'.- $1,200 j. Engineer..... ...*; $I,OSO Fireman...... ...... 840 Watchman v.. , 780 Three elevator men, $600 \ 1,800 Four janitors, $600.". .. .:.... .. 2,400 Special services 290 : f m I $8,390 Fuel, light, supplies, etc!..... '...'. 5,776 j $14,166 i Printing and stationery from gen- I eral .fund account . with city offices and advertising, $15,148. I Election 1894, $9,394. .best informed circles of the rumors of an impending bond issue. The • probability of such an issue would be known here only to J. P. . Mor gan, the financial adviser and main ' stay of the administration, and pos sibly by August Belmont, as the ' representative of the Rothschilds, j W. H. Cannon, president, of the j Chase National bank, the reputed de viser of the great bond syndicate ' ! scheme, has left New York for the ! j West to be absent about ten days. ' I Profound ignorance obtains among the other members of the bond syn- i dicate as to the next financial move on the programme. , NO ISSUE OF BONDS. •.-.-'.' - ...,.——. : ;;y.| Cleveland May Have Something to i' Cleveland May Have Something- to j Say to Congress. WASHINGTON, Sept. 14. — The ' ' feeling of apprehension that resulted from yesterday's heavy withdraw als of gold for export has almost en- j tirely disappeared from the treas ury department this morning, but ' j it has given place to one of anx- I iety for the future. None of the J higher officials now in Washington, I so far as can be learned, is in Mr. j. Carlisle's confinedce to the extent ! ; of knowing his view of the situation, j or his purposes for the future, and j hence no one is able to speak with ! any degree of certainty as to what I would be done in the event of con ! tinued heavy withdrawals of gold. ■ The consensus . of opinion is that I there will be no issue of bonds in I the ; near future in any event, and j that an . issue before congress has ! had an opportunity to act is ex ; tremely improbable. Nor is it j thought that the urgency for an : Issue by that time is. extreme. It is • argued .that the shrinkage in the '. shipments of cotton is very unusual, • and far below that of any recent .year, and that grain shipments sure ; ly must soon begin, and that ; im- 1 I proved business . will stiffen money ' I - - '-. . ■-•■.-■ The . Potato Family— What Shall "We D© to Be Saved., . I KANSAS CITY. | Mayor ....;... ........" $3,600 j Mayor's secretary...... .....; 1,080 j ' - "V. $4,680 Council 10 aldermen, 10 councilmen at $5 a day, limit $300 a year $5,330 | City c1erk...... $2,400 j Deputy clerk .. ............ 1,350 Three assistants, $1,080. 3,240 ■ - . $6,990 City comptroller $2,400 | City auditor.. " 2,400 One clerk .. ... ........ 1,350 One clerk .... v... 1,200 Two clerks, $972.... 1,944 $9,294 City treasurer $3,600 Deputy treasurer ....'...... 1,350 Five clerks, $972 4,860 Note— Treasurer states ; that he is allowed extra help.... 2,500 $12,310 . Note lnterest on city funds -esti mated for 1894, $16,500. Attorney .................... $3,200 One assistant 2,400 Two assistants, $1,650.:...... 3,300 One assistant.... ....'. 600 $9,500 . Building Inspectors Superintendent $2,500 Clerks,. ■ 1,074 Inspectors 2,778 Expenses 199 $6,551 City Hall- .-■:.- Engineer .... .;........ $1,080 Assistant engineer.... *...... 810 Two.firemen .. 1,296 One janitor.. ................ - 720" Three janitors, $480 '....:. 1,4.40 Two elevator men, $420 . . .... ; . :?": 840 $6,186 Fuel, light, etc., estimate for j : year .. .. .. ..-.. ...... ...... 3,704 $9,890 Printing and stationery, comp- ; troller's report^ page 32, $10,693. Election, no report. Estimate by recorder of votes, $18,000. rates. A turn of the tide, therefore, is expected. The fact, too, that the United States has, since Jan. 1, 1894, exported more than $120,000, --000 in gold in excess of the imports it is claimed is a strong ar gument in favor of a speedy re : turn to normal conditions. . I What action congress will take in the matter is. problematical, yet.it i seems more than probable that the ! administration will present some I plan for the retirement of the _ Unit ; ed States notes now outstanding. I These amount to over $247,500,000, and their presence in the currency is regarded as a constant . menace to our financial stability. That some measure to this end will be presented in Mr. Cleveland's message at the reconvening of congress is very prob able, and it is thought that Mr. Car lisle is now working out a scheme by which this volume of currency can be retired without any serious financial disturbance. \ The true amount of the gold re serve at the close of business today was $96,332,554. BOND NEGOTIATIONS. Banker Hutchinson, of Chicago, Says Such Are Going: On. CHICAGO, Sept. Charles Hutch inson, president of the Corn Exchange bank, in an Interview in the Post today says that arrangements for a new is sue of bonds are about completed. "I have, it on the best authority," he said, "that the Morgan-Belmont syndicate are negotiating , with President Cleve land. The only point undecided ls the amount, the president desiring to make it $25,000,000, while the syndicate wants at least $50,000,000. My information is from New York." • — sps ' Strikers Raise a Rumpus. ' ISHPEMING, Mich., Sept. 14— About 400 -Ishpemlng strikers and 200 from Negaunee attended today's meeting of the strikers. Over 3,000 Stayed at home. A motion to return to work caused the wildest confusion. Speakers were howled down and clubs were brandish ed. Peace was preserved by adjourn ing. It is believed the men will de cide Monday to go to work. PRICE FIVE CENTS— NO. 258. »;1 MEY TO SPAKE. FINANCIAL SUCCESS OF THE STATE FAIR WHICH CLOSED LAST NIGHT. SOMETHING FOR NEXT YEAR. THE SURPLUS MEANS THAT THE NEXT EVENT WILL OUTCLASS THE PAST. SCENES OF THE CLOSING DAY. Twenty Thousand People Estima ted to Have Been on the .Ground Yesterday. Thirty six times has the Minneso ta State Agricultural society ar- ranged a state fair and conducted it to a close! After almost every one held up to the present year there has been a deficiency that the fol- lowing legislature has been asked to make good. This year the balance is on the right side of the ledger, to the tune of $12,000 or more. - - And what is better, this fact as- sures a fair next year that will out class the one just closed as signally as this (has eclipsed all previous fairs. Warrant for this statement is found in the scenes witnessed last night in Secretary Randall's office. President Weaver and the secretary were busy, as nailers : making out and signing orders on the treasurer. But busy as they were every winner of a premium, and every exhibitor in the classes where only diplomas are awarded, interrupted them long enough to utter most hearty words of praise and voluntary promise to 2ome back next year with a better exhibit. To give a man that happy, satisfied feeling there is nothing like prompt payment of money due. Coupled with courteous treatment, it is doubly effective. When the Globe reporter left the fair head quarters even the colored shovelers who had worked on the base ball diamond were - being paid off. Not half a dozen creditors of the fair association will remain unpaid to- morrow morning. This prompt and business-like . course finishes out in elegant style a week the like of .which has never before been record ed in the annals of the society. * ; There is a fat surplus in the treasury of the association every man who had any sort of privilege on the grounds has made money; every ' prize winner has the stated amount -of coin 7in his pocket; every exhibitor went away ' feeling that he had jbeen .justly 'dealt with; and even the disappointed people had no complaint to make of the officers, the judges or the successful compet itors. , . . . •yy . r . For a last day yesterday takes the top position. This is owing very largely to the fact that it was news paper men's day. Twenty thousand people on the grounds! Five thou sand in the grand stand, and almost as many more scattered along the fences or massed around the base ball diamond! Several attractions under full swing/at one time— -by the big band, race by Miss Chris topher on a bicycle against a run ning horse, base ball out in the field, trick riding by Mrs. Kilpat rick, shooting by Dr. Carver.screech ing of the programme, chewing gum and cigar vendors, racing by news paper athletes on wheels, yelling by the ball cranks, applause by the grand stand/ and the resonant ring ing of : the starter's bell punctuating it all, with just an occasional lull of a minute to allow announcement of results-all this produced a rath er enjoyable picture of Bedlam in and around the grand stand and track. It was one of those occa sions when state secrets might be whispered out loud without danger of being heard by even the person next to. you. Out in the fair grounds proper the scenes represented a veritable world market. Men, wagons and horses seemed to become inextrica bly mixed ' up, yet separated and safely went their ways. At one point a tired bookkeeper, out of breath and material at the same time, would be packing his outfit preparatory to moving away Alongside would' be another chap with stuff to sell and a magnifi cent voice, which he used inces santly. Next door a masked Moor crying the.virtues of a certain brand of tobacco and lecturing between breaths on the disagreeable attrib utes of the American boy, a gang of whom made life miserable for him several times during the day. The merry-go-round boomer and the crier of the greatest side show on earth drowned the antiquated music of an automatic base drum and cymbals. But' in the din and out of it, hungry and thirsty people kept right along spending their money, and surging, pushing and dodging did not appear to discommode any body in the least. : About the buildings were grouped hundreds of express wagons and vans, with private vehicles in be tween. Into these was being loaded all sorts of stuff, from a bag of po tatoes to a fancy flowering plant Pretty piles of fruit, artistic com- ; binations of homely vegetables, pyramids of preserves, all were be ing ruthlessly wrecked, and carried" piecemeal *to the wagons. Friends of the exhibitors were not forgotten, much of the stuff being of such character that it could not be shipped home. They brought wagons arid bags = and hired men and collected • any old thing , they could " : carry.] Floors were littered with piles of ; grass arid grain that had been used ;to decorate rough boards and ' posts. - ; There were decayed melons.squashes. tomatoes and such truck lying every where .in Agricultural hall, which 7 was completely dismantled before closing time at 6 o'clock. ./In the main, building but few exhibits. were disturbed, as the "stuff V- arranged JHages i to 8. therein is. too valuable to be risked in a mad rush of moving. By Moiw day evening/however, but little: will be left in any building to indi^ cate that a ; big fair was in full blast there but yesterday. j • The crowd lingered to the last mm* ute, for fear they might miss some* thing. And every minute greatf clouds of dust were being whirled! into the air to besmirch holiday} clothes, blind the eyes and fill the" nostrils with sand and grit. .In twos and threes,' in families and irt colonies,- the visiting crowds kept! pouring out of the gates. Even when the crowds had thinned so that seats could be secured in street cars there were picnic lunches spread in protected corners. No one wanted to carry anything home, and many a one would have been happy indeed to leave his weariness behind. It wa3 a relief to approach the place where the cars stop at the main gate and leisurely board a motor or a trailer) without being crushed into a state, of breath lessness and bad temper* It was a relief, too, to know the fair was over, for with all its attractions' It inspires a pace too swift to be en joyable longer than a week. '.." : '; During the six days of the fain upward of 120,000 people passed through the gates. Some thousands of these were children, but it is safe to say that not far from $500,000 was expended by the people who visited the fair from Monday morning to: Saturday night. Not all of it waa spent on; the grounds, of course, but' St. Paul) cash', drawers caught a very large slice of it in one way; or another. Not much under $40,00© went into the coffers of the State Fair association for admissions and privileges. The restaurants, of which' there seemed to be hundreds, all reported a rushing business. Fruit and lemonade stands, side shows and open air attractions raked in thou sands of dollars in the aggregate-' And many a purchase was made ofi souvenir or curiosity, machine, ve hicle or animal, that brought the grand total of expenditures on tha fair grounds away up in the hundred; thousands. i St. Paul has eclipsed even her old time record for enterprise and gen erous entertainment. The result waa worth the effort; and the future benefit will, it is expected, repay; most bountifully every moment* time and every cent expended. '.£*■• COULD NOT ILLUMINATE. '■ r ,*-.« Wind Interfered With the Plan* for Last Mf?ht. ' f More elaborate "preparatior s than had been made for a grand illumination*, and. display, of fireworks at Como park* last night could- hardly be imagined.: but the elements 'had decreed that at ■ least a part of the fun should be dis pensed with, and the thousands of peo ple who had spent their nickels -were more or -less-disappointed. However.' the clerk -of the weather could not be. blamed, nor could Supt. Smi *i, and so 'the on'y thing to do is to try it over! again tonight. •;--■•- -•*• gsWis*^ a s .. - - About a million lanterns had beerf taken out and hung during the after noon, and all the boats were : to be lighted besides. • The scene wa3 a very, pretty one. w.isd and all. but a great many if tW J»»t >'-l_M».iorches ab solutely ns>i.-M to ba^^itli the gale. . a*i3 finally went mA Ifcrvange mw.;s h«t\e b-^n mad* •» (£▼• the il lumination lafiight, if the [yrtcfMer per* . mits. _ -'- y ' | " SPAIN SETTLES, ' ''■ \ t But Mr. Mora Ham Not Yet Re« •y y . eeived His Big Fortune. _ :: WASHINGTON, Sept. 14.— Senor da' Lome, the Spanish minister, at noon, delivered to Mr. Adee, acting secretary, of state, a draft for the equivalent o£ $1,449,000, drawn on the Spanish finan cial agent in London, in settlement of, the Mora claim. ■ ".. ' * Having settled the international feature of the case, the state depart^ ment is now. likely' to encounter soma difficulty at home in disbursing the money. Much litigation is threatened;! as was evidenced by .the taking out of an injunction by. one of the as signees yesterday' to restrain the state .'• department from paying over all o£ the \ money to ; the claimant, Mora. During the years of pendency of this; great claim Mr. Mora has been obliged to make assignments of part of it. the larger items being on account of legal expenses.*" Some of these assign ments have been recorded in the state department but their number and ag gregate amount cannot be learned at present. Of these the department must take notice In settling the claim, and it is probable others are outstand ing of which the department has not yet been Informed. To insure a proper distribution the department will give official notice by the usual channels so that proper claims may be present ed, and as this will necessarily con sume some time there will be no haste In closing up the matter. This morn ing a bailiff from one of the district courts waited on Acting Secretary, Adee and attempted to serve an in junction In behalf of Mrs. A. W. Fra zer, restraining. him from paying $1,600 of the claim, which she alleges to bo her interest in an assignment held by Dr. Dexter. Mr. Adee refused to ac cept service because the injunctions was directed. against Richard Olney, and the papers were returned to court for an amendment to issue against the secretary of state., Mr. Willough by, a Washington lawyer, was also at the. department in the interest of? an assignment he holds from Attorney, Page, formerly Mora's lawyer, and! there- Is reason to believe that these are but the forerunner of numerous claims under assignments, some of* which doubtless will bo contested by; Mr. Mora. . * THROWN FROM HIS WHEGb " . C Prof. C. V. Riley, the Scientist, Fa tally Inured. V. .\i \- WASHINGTON, Sept. 14. — Prof, C. V. Riley, for many years ento mologist of the department of ag riculture and well kosjrwn among scientists in this country and Europe, while riding a bicycle today was thrown, his head hitting the curb stone with such force that his skull was fractured. His injuries caused " his death at midnight. Prof. Riley was a man of considerable means, and since he resigned office had lived in the suburbs of Wash ington. j" ass» Expelled an Armenian American',; L - CONSTANTINOPLE, Sept. M.-Att Armenian' named Muradan, a natural ised citizen of the United States, waa arrested on his arrival here on suspi cion of being, connected with t. revo lutionary movement. Alexander W. Terrell, United States minister to Tur key, demanded and has obtained the release of Muradan on condition that the latter consent to be expelled from Turkey.