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THE XWIIN CITIES.
Address on Modern Industry — Dwight A. Potter delivered an address on "Modern Industry - ' at the Socialist meeting yesterday afternoon in the Assembly hall. lliiiiinne Society Annual— The St. Paul Humane society will hold its annual meeting at its rooms, 60S Chamber of Commerce build ing, Tuesday, at 3 p. m. Hearl Martenu's Visit— Henri Marteau, who three years ago drew two large audiences here in a single season, will again charm St. Paul pc-ople by the magic of his art on Mon day evening, Feb. 14. There has been no morr; famous violinist in St. Paul recently, and those who prefer this "half-human" In strument to any other will be deiighted that they will have for it~> interpreter so perfect a master as Henri Mart.au. A youthful genius, he has not been content to trust only to native ta'.ent, but has added years of con centrated study to his inborn gift He has now the name of "artist." He will probably appeac at the Central Presbyterian church. 11. -nn line Fortnightly Club— The next regular mating of the Hamline Fortnightly club will be held at the residence of Mrs. E. X. Wolevrr, en r"eb. 15. A paper will be read by Mrs. S. M. Kirkwood on "The Rise. Spread and Character of Russian Nihilism;" and one by Mrs. E. N. Wolever on "Alexander 11. and His Reforms." Topics for discussion will be: "Polish Insurrection of 1 ■;:!;" 'I_egal Reforms Under Alexander II.;" "Women's Part in tho Nihilistic Move ment;" "Influence of German Philosophy "L'jxjii Nihilism." Preparing for Debate — The Ph'.los and Amphifs, of the Hamline university, are preparing for a public debate to be given In the near future. Injured His Back- William Robertson, a mail carrier living at 10 St. Pierre Ter race, was injured last evening by falling down stairs in a building on Eighth street, near Wabasha. Dr. Art- attended Robertson, and, finding his back somewhat injured, sent him to his home in the central patrol wagon. Stove Was Overheated — A one-story frame dwelling at 450 St. Peter street, occu pied by Mrs. E. Seidlltz, was damaged by fire yesterday afternoon to the extent of $50. The lire was caused by an overheated stove. "Will Talk Single Tax— John Z. White, of ( hi ago. will, early in March, address tho Social Science club, of Minenapolls, on "Sin gle Tax." Some time ago the club requested the local Single Tax league to present before It an exposition of Henry George's theory relative to land. As the- league has been but .eebly represented at the Social Scienoo club. It will take advantage of this opportunity and have its views forcibly presented. Boy Behind Mars— Segert Thompson, a small boy, spent yesterday In the custody of tho officers at the central police station. Boy Behind Mars— Segert Thompson, a small boy, spent yesterday In the custody of tho officers at the central police station. QUEER OU, FIELD ROADS MTTI.K LEFT OF NARROW GAUGES THAT MADE MONEY OXC E Railroad* Built in OU Boom Day. by I-i-K'lnecrti Tlmt Hesitated. at Nothing— — (iront Prollts at First Disappearance- o£ Towns and Railroads Alike I'efjT Leg I.inc. From the New York Sun. BOLIVAR, N. V., Jan. 29.— A pictur esque feature of the northern oil fields, tin- narrow guage railroads, will soon be a thing of the past. One after an other, in the wake of the oil lx>om, they have been ripped up and sent to the junk pile, after serving a very useful purpose. There are left to represent the millions once invested in these en terprises only long stretches of right of way, almost hidden by underbrush, weather-beaten stations, solitary and alone, with broken platforms, doors wrenched from hinges and open win dows through the winter winds blow great piles of snow; dismantled trestles rotten and here and there stone pillars of pretentious bridges, the timbers of which have been pulled apart and car rit<l away to serve a useful purpose. Nearly all the roads were built over mountains where the standard guage would be impracticable. There was no lii'ing in done. Every gully was trest led with hemlock and the space be tween the ties was ballasted with the dirt shovelled out of the ditches. Many of the farms cut up by the narrow guages ..how no traces of roads now; the land has been reclaimed by the or dinal owners, many of whom received a fancy price for right of way. The engineers who staked out the narrow guages hesitated at nothing; in some places the grade was 265 feet to the mile and there was a string of high trestles over the succession of gulleys. Today there are only two short spurs of narrow guage railroad left in the northern oil fields, the Central New Y< rk and Western's eighteen mile branch that runs from Bolivar to Ole an and the Bradford, Bordell and Kir zua. which climbs over the hills between Bradford and Smethport, a distance of twenty-eight miles. The changes that have taken place in this section of the country in fifteen years ar e marvellous. In 18S2, in the flush of the oil boom, the Allegany Central was completed from Olean to Angelica, and it did an immense busl li. ss. Bolivar and Richburg were as full of life as new mining camps, and there wore other lively towns along the " line of the road. Richburg had more than 8.009 pcpulati n and the requta tion of being the hottest oil town on the map. The Allegany Central's freight receipts at Richburg for the first thirty flays after the road was com pieced footed up $21,000, and that was before a station was built. A box car answered £o; freight and ticket of fice as well as waiting room, and the telegraph instrument was screwed on the top of a dry goods box in one cor ner of the car. The passenger traffic was enormous. Ten passenger and four freight trains were run over the road every day, and when there were extra attractions at the Richburg the aters special trains were run from the towns along the line. The passenger rates were 5 cents, a mile and the freight rates stiff, but no one kicked for the air was full of greenbacks' That was when Richburg boasted of a morning and an evening newspaper, two banks. a hundred hote's. a dozen doctors, an equal n"tnber of lawyers, eighty public bars, dance houses and everything else that went to make up a boom city in the oil country. One of the .voting lawyers who drifted in with the oil boom earned $3,000 in fees "in th* first three months he was there. Boli var, with 5.000 population, was not far behind Richburg in the amount of business transacted or in a show-down of wickedness. With tho v.-aninsr of the oil boom came the gradual death of the narrow gauges in this field. Richburg has de clined from a city of 8.000 to a village of 109. as the census taken a few days ago showed, riving it. >\he distinction of being lhe smallest incorporated vil lage in the state. All its nush and glory have departed, though it still has tw.ee the population it had before the boom came. Five years ago the last narrow gaue;e rail that connected it with the outside world was pulled un. and now a daily stage is the only pub lic conveyance that passes through the once prosperous city. Bolivar's 5.000 population h«s dwindled down to 1.200. It has settled into a steady-going coun try town, and Is the business center of the oil development. After- the oil boom subsided thf Bradford, Eldred and Cuba road throve for a short time on tbe lumber in terests along the lire, but as soon ss these were exhausted 'he ro-^d bs_-'m to lose money. Then T. C. Piatt was Minneapolis, on account of hla alleged pro pensity to steal. Officer Ring arrested him early yesterday morning for stealing somo papers from a news stand at 7 Central ave nue. He was charged with petit larceny. Hoy's Serious Condition — Inspector John P. Hoy, of Minneapolis, ts laid up at his residence with erysipelas. Th» detective's face is so swollen as to be almost unrecog nizable. Weaver to Be Present— Gen. James B. Weaver, of lowa, People's party candiate for president in 1892, has signified hla in tention of attending the stats committee gathering and rally of the silver forces in Minneapolis Feb. 16. Mr. Weaver received an invitation several days ago from several local silverites to be present. Others who in tend to attend the meeting are Congressman Hartman, of Montana; State Senator Rlng dahl, of Crookston; John A. Yeyes, of Duluth. 'Ton ha Hotel May Not Open— The Minneapolis & St. Louis railroad has as yet made no arrangements for the opening of Lake Park hotel at Lako Mlnnetonka this year. If the road officials should decide not to open the hotel, it will be the s_._ .d pop ular lake restart to quit, and will ctrtalnly create a change in summer life at Mlauetonka.. Joined the Church— Twelve boys and a number ot adults wero admitted to member ship iv the First M. E. church yesterday morning. Meeting; of Publisher*— Notices havo been sent out for the meeting ot the North western Publishers' association, to be held at the Windsor hotel Wednesday, Feb. 14. Going to Austin— The recently organized Elks' band of twenty-five pieces v/ill y to Austin Wednesday, Feb. 16. to assist St. ..ul Lodge So. .9 In the institution of a lodg.. A large delegation from St. Paul lodge will make the trip on a special train. The band, which promises to become a feature of St. Pau] lodge, will bo uniformed in lull dress, Including broadcloths, silk-faced ulsters and the new style "Dutch" cap. Priest** House Burglarized— Tbe resi dence of the Rev. Thomas F. Gleason, pastor of St. John's Catholic church, 975 Francis street, was burglarized in daylight last _ek, and $45 in money and several articles of jewelry and a revolver were stolen. Said He Was Rohhed— George Sudith, an ex-pollceman, complained to the authori ties at the central station Saturday morning that he had been robbed of $40. Sudith ac cused several companions with whom he had been diverting himself from the cares of the busy world at a Fourth street cafe, and De tective Murnane was sent out to place the men under arrest. He found them at the cafe, and took them ta the station, where they were carefully searched and then re leased. appointed receiver. About all that was r^L o^ t0 hlm was a wornout r adbed and a lot of rolling stock fit for the junk pile. He kept the wheels turning until he saw that the road must either be rebuilt or ripped up Th outlook for business was not eno.uraj to ff 'n a " d J h v r , ad , wa3 k nopked down to a New York broker in 1893. The Th n JV VO i nt t0 a , Florida ,vm ber road, lhe load earned $150,000 the first year creased?" earninSS Steadi! '' The ntti e stub line of the Allegany Central, now known as the CeS New _ork and Western, the last strip r'orn-f r °T- f aUSe in Alle sany county, forms a link m an interesting bit of railroad history. Soon after the Al'.> gany Central was completed from Olean to friendship. Georg-e D. Chao man. a professional promoter, came up from New York and secured control o? the road, and extended it to Amrellrei That was in 188 2, , vhon ■£ £g el 4<£ making money hand over fist. Then Chapman built a standard gauge line w?rh M? t0 W^ la "d to connect \vith the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western, and secured control of a couple of other short standard K aug7- Ded cS B n n hi C ? UPIPd them UP * He dip ped all his lmr . with fine rolling stock Bis narrow gauge division having the largest and finest narrow gauge en gines in the world. He operated his lines on a lavish scale, and when he ran short of money, he reorganized the road, changed the name of It. and had a new issue of bonds printed f . 0n - f hls standard gau^e line he built the Stony Brook Glen viaduct th* hi_:h est structure in the state. It "is built of steel, is 700 feet long and 245 feet high and cost $70,000. Over the Eri« tracks at Swains he built a hemlock horseshoe trestle, 1.865 feet Ion? at a cost of $22,000. Chapman maintained an office In Wall street and put on more style with his little ninety-one miles of railroad than the Prince 0 f "Wales would have a right to. When the oil boom weakened and the earn ings declined the employes went on a strike for wages overdue. The road was shut down for several months In July, 1892, after a hard fight. Chapman was ousted from the receivership of the road, and the property was sold to a company of New York men. of whom Maj. John Byrne is at the head T"«t narrow gauge line from Angelica to Bolivar was ripped up and one of tii« standard gouge spurs was abandoned The other branches are in successful operation still. The narrow-gauge roads In the Brad ford oil fields, across the state line have met the same rate. The Kendal! & Eldred, one of the best-paying roads ever built while the boom lasted has been torn up. There were half a dozen redhot towns alone; its line ea^ly in the eighties Duke Center and Rix ford were hummers. The conductor's cash fare collections averaged $400 ;: day for several months. The Bradford field was then o n the top wave of pros perity. Every train that went over the road was packed with passengers and in some Instances they sat on the pilot of tbe engine and the platforms and roofs of the coaches. The freight business was enormous. The rates were high, but they were never ciues tioned. The employes made big money. "Many a time an oil producer in a hurry for a car tipped the conduc tor a $20 bill to hurry It alonsr. A stage line has taken the place of the Kendall & Eldred. The Olean, Bradford & Warren, nar row s-smse. which wound over th»» mountains from Olean to Bradford, lay Idle for a long time, and last year was widened to a standard gauge and converted into an electric line by Bos ton capitalists, who built a summer resort on top of one of the mountains. In some places th" grade of this road is 380 feet to the mile. It is twenty-two miles long. The other end of trie old line from Bradford to H-tarshburgr is still rusting and will no doubt soon be ripped up. The main line of the Bradford. For dell & Kinzua, from Eld red to Kin zua Junction has been abandoned, but the line ia still In operation from Brad ford to Smethport. And it is due to Wilson S. Bissell, ex-postmaster gen eral, that this last bit of narrow gauge is still in existence. The road was originally built from Bradford to !_! dred. When it was oronosed to build a branch line from Kinzua Junction ro Smethport the move was bitterly op posed. It was finally decided by one vote to build it there, and Bissell ca.t the deciding vote. Fifteen years ago "-ome of the liveliest little oil towns in the state boomed along the line of this road, for it traverses the richest pro ducing section of the Bradford field. After the first wild rush was over the towns gradually began to go to seed, and where once stood prosperous vil lages there is scarcely a habitation today. Tall oil derricks loom up in the woods in every direction, and the ride over the mountains is picturesque. In getting out of Bradford the road makes a detour of two and a half miles to get up the mountain side. Often a passen per lriFsing the train at the station had followed a path up the face of the THK ST. PAUL GLOBE MONDAY FEBRUARY 7 t 1838. mountain and caught the train at the summit. It required two engines to pull a train of Aye cars up the uteep grade. Several high treaties are cross ed by this line, and it winds about the mountain summits In a very bewilder ing fashion. In 1881 this road carried 160,000 passengers and paid 83 per cent in dividends on its capital stock of 5350,000. When the oil boom died away and the timber was about exhausted the road was reorganized, the debts were declared off, and new rails, ties and rolling stock were purchased. This road cost $14,500 a mile and now has forty-pound steel rails and twenty eight-ton engines. It is remarkable that there have been so few accidents in the history of the oil region narrow gauges. The only ac cident in the history of the Bradford, Bordell & Kinzua was a terrible one. In January, 1884, a 250-barrel tank of crude oil burst and the oil ran down over the snow on the track, forming a pool between the rails for a long -distance. The Smethport passenger train of two coaches and a baggage car dashed into the flood of oil. The fire box ignited the oil and gas, and in an instant the train was a blazing mass. Four of the fifty-eight passengers were burned to death, and several were bad ly injured. Engineer Pat_sy Sexton stuck by his engine and tried to run the train through the lake of fire. His eyes were burned out. He Is now liv ing in New York. The passengers es caped into the snow by breaking out the windows, the flames making it im possible to open the doors-. The cab was burned off the engine, and there was not a splinter left cf the cars. The accident happened on the hill three miles out of Bradford. Of the queerest railroad ever built in the oil regions, or anywhere else, the Peg Leg, there is scarcely a track left. Here and there where this once famous road ran you will ♦'nd a solitary spile that has not yet ro'- >d down. The Peg Leg was the dreau, of Col. Roy Stone, of Bradford. He exhibited a model of the Peg Leg at the Centennial in 1876. It ran over a ravine on the exposition grounds, and attracted much attention. The Pepr Leg was a single rail road. Oak spiles were driven into the ground ten feet apart. 'On top of the spiles a heavy timber was bolted, and on this the rail was spiked and flshp'ated. Guard rails were placed on each side of the spile three feet from the top. The average heierht of the rail from the ground was elsdit feet. The road was about five miles long, and ran from Bradford to Derrick City! through half a dozen suburbs. The cars rested on two wheels, one at «eh end, and hung low on each side of th^> rail. One of the passenger cars cost $3,000. The engine was a queer-looking machine, and an Irishman said it re minded him of a pair of b-ots thrown across a clothesline. The road and equipment cost $46,000. The road had very few curves, running in almost a bee line. In one place it ran directly across the center of a miilpond. ard a few of the sniles ran still ba seen = t*ok ing out of th" water. The red was completed in January. 1878. and ran a year almost to a day. No visitor to the oil regions was willing to pro home until he had ridden on the Peg Leg, and it* fame traveled all over the country. Eli Perkins was one of tho flr=t to take a ride over the road. From the first there was much trouble with the engines and breakdowns were frequent. The Pe~ Leg paralleled the Olean. Bradford & Warren narrow erau^. and the en gineers often raced, giving the passen gers some wild rides. The Peg Leer did c-nsideraJi'o busi ness, the conductor'^ f.-sh rolVcti<->r.s often amounting to $."0 a day. The first time a erreen Irishman saw a P«»g L^c train shooting toward him he ex claimed: "Holy smoke. See th? train a-comin' down the fer-r» ." Jan. 27, 1.°"7. saw the- ffpfpj, r f t^ 9 Pec Leg. A trial trir. was bcirsr rnae with a new tyoe of ensrine. A ston was made to mend a. ofeat" pipe, and the boiler blew up. killing six men and mu tilating several more. _»_a assistant superintendent and the conductor wr- r -> amonpr the killed. The road was marked as a hoodoo, and sold at sher iff's sale shortly after on a iudsrm^nt for siO.OOn. The road was bid i- for ?3,f)CO, and the rails were stripped off. NOTES OP THE SUM-HUSH WHEEL. The Michigan L. A. W. wiil try to secure the pass3go by the Ifgis-.ture of the N< W Jersey state aid law for gocd roads. The Boston Bicycle club is the olde.t cy cling organization in the country. The Monarch people have named th<M>- new ra< ing wheel the Cooper special. Bourriilcn. a French rider, with consider able reputation ar.d winnings during the past season cf $l">,0O0. must she up cycling next November, to serve his year in the ench army. Vaseline is a popular lubricant in winter. The cyclist doe 3 not give hi. wheel the at tention that it receives in summer, does net oil it so frequently, so be se-ts up his boar togs in vaseline and they require no more attention until spring. The wooden handle b.r has net replaced the steel bar in gener.l use. It, h.s certain ad vantages and Cisad vantages which will prob ably alw?ys stand with It. A fair number of ISSB wheels are being fitted with it. Charles Ward, the middle states athlete who brought Dr. Brown to the front Uat season, has added Earl Kiscr. the half-mile national chaii.picn. to his string .cr thH spring training at Bcllaire. O. Kiser intends to do no very hard work, merely preparing himself for exhibitions at present. The high handlebar ordinance in force at Washirgton has stirred up no end of com ment a:?d crlUcism. The theory behind the Washington regulation Is that the rider who leans far forward cannot well see what is before him. Still another chainless wheel has appeared that has not bevel gears. This time it i 3 what may best be called a tooth and roller gear. The teeth are triangular in shape, with their sides cut in a peculiar double curve— senii-cyc-lc.dal. On the front sprock et the backs ot the tooth are outward wtth tho edges facing inwaid. On the reor sprock et the position is reversed. The driving red runs out_.de the rear fork instead of witiiin it. On each side of the driving :od are about twelve round pinions, nearly as big as a lead pencil, which engage with the teeth c-f the sprockets. A wheel that Is of itself about as gocd as a cycle show, in that it exhibits pretty much all the changes in chain wheel 3 for IS.X, bai appeared in Xew York. It is a remarkable example of the latest fads carried to th? limit. It is necessarily the product cf a small maker, or "assembler," as no minu facturer could turn out an article so- com pletely made up of the patented features of parts niakers. It illustrates what can be done by judicious "assembling" and sug gests the important role that wheels of this kind may play in the future. The bic\cle in question has flush joints, a 4-inch head, a drop of "% inches at the crank hanger and the Fauber axel with cranks in one piece. The back stays and rear forks arc brought together into one stem before being jo ned to the crank hanger. The front forks are a continuous piec9 of tubing. The front sprocket has thirty-two teeth, and the rear one twelve. It is fitted with Thor patent hubs, a Frost gear case and a hard saddle ot the .atest racing shape. Interns.l binders are used for the seat post and handle bar. The light and narrow chain Is adjusted by means of an eccentric action in the crank hanger and the handle bars are of octagon shape. All told, It Is an exceedingly rakiah machine, and extremely up-to-date. President Potter reques's that wheelmen everywhere send him the name of any trans portation company that imposes unjust charges for carrying cyclists, or in other ways is oppressive to riders. Assemblyman Armstrong, father of the bicycle baggage law in Xew York state, has had a conference with President Potter and will introduce some new legislative measures, amending present laws, such as will furnish suggestions to wheel men all over the country. The champion Fred Loughead is spending the winter at his home in Sarnia. Ont. fptHSold Dust KlSsl wash|n t'' po *<*« r itlO^Hl^W Inak ' ?s *">use clean tug I^S^^My easy. Largest packaye |W__hli}j[POWder. If -g rea^t economy. I E-_ — ____/ Ask th erocex for il WOKK FOE THE L. A. W. NEARLY EVERY DELEGATE HAS SOME SCHEME TO PRESENT Project for Local Option In Racing Muttcra Doomed t« Defeat "Warm Fl«ht on for tho Presi dency Between Gideon and Potter Convention Befftnt Wednesday. ST. LOUIS, Mo., Feb. tf.— Next Wed nesday the annual national assembly of the L.. A. W. will begin a three days' session. There Is much to be accomplished at the convention, but the most important natter will be the election of officers. There is considerable rivalry for the position of president between Isaac B. Potter, the present incumbent, and George D. Gideon, the ex-chairman of the racing board. Ex-President Sterl ing Elliott, of Massachusetts, is back of the Gideon boom, and, while it is known that Gideon would be a good man for president, the chances seem against his election. It is stated that the Potter ticket has allowed Pennsyl vania, the second strongest division In the league, to name the first vice '. president and the support of the Key stone state has been promised them. There are almost any number of reso- ; lutions to be acted upon, and they will ; bo the cause of much debate. Almost every delegate to the assembly has a pet idea of ht3 own. It is not expected j that the fight for the granting of local j .ption will amount to much. Missouri, ; as well as the majority of the Western j md Southern states, is known to be In j favor of this movement being passed, i but the Easterners are opposed to it, md as they practically control the; league, \ **« y say will go. X >KY DERBY. With Hamburg Out, Plamllt, Ban nocl-burn nnd Handle Arc Liked. LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 6.— The Turf exchange, contrary to general expec tations, has decided to tako another <vhirl at a winter book on the Kentucky Derby. It will be opened Monday or Tuesday, Hamburg will be made a red-hot favorite. The public will hardly want much of it, however, a._ It is very gen erally accepted that the great colt will J ?ot be raced in the West or South this rear. E'laudit, Bannockburn and Bangle I i. ill be el v-iy bunched at about 6 to 1 n the book, while Howland will be as ?ood as 15 or 20 to 1. If he is a gocd nne, play will be mule on him from the start, despite his failure to come _P to expectations last season. Dozens of thoroughbreds arrived at -hurchiil Downs this afternoon and to night, and if there is a little respec table weather next week things there will be very lively. So far the horses quartered there have done practically ; nothing th's winter but destroy oats. Among today's and tonight's arrivals j ire East in and Eatable, from Lexing- I ton, with five two-year-olds. Will j Dverton. with eleven youngsters; Lux- ! 'c,v and Kennedy, from Montana, with wo; Gene Porter, from Erxington, with ;c-ven two-year-olds, ard S. K. Hughes, ilso from Lexington, with ten young;- j ;(ers. In all there are upwards of 300 I torses at the Downs, and all in healthy •cr.ditlon. » y'OT COMING TO THK CREAM CITY. Vev»- York RonierN Fix Oatcs for Their Western Trip. NEW YORK. Feb. 6.— The Greater New fork bowlers, who are soon to tcur the W'.st. icld an important meeting in this city to iigtit, when the s_crel3ry-m_ita_;er of the club nncunced the following dates for the trip: March 1, Toledo; March 2 and 3, Columbus; darch 4. Cincinnati; March ".. Newport, Kv.; .larch i«. Fairview, O. ; Marc': 7, Daytcn, O.; 'T-Tch 8. Covington, Ky.: March !) unci 10. rdianarclis: March 11, 12 and 13, Chicago'; ';'reh I_. Detroit. wps decided to split ro dates, and each will g^t the full complement of players, means tl at no games will be played in ither St. l_r-uis cr Milwaukee en this tria. •"or the following dstes negotiat'on.i are ifiuling: March 14. Mencminee. Mich.: March ti and 17. Toronto; March 18 and V.I. Buffalo; .■larch 21. Batavia, N. V.: March 22, Rochest er, N. V. ; March 23, 21 end 2.">, Bcston. Coney IniMi.d Stakes. NEW YORK. Feb. 6.— The Ccney Island lockey c-!;_b announces tbe Rosebods. a sske cr two-y**»r-oid fillies at :our and a half fur long., with S7M add d: the C .nrv bla- d "i-repd Na.ti.rai -t;ep'ech y. wjth $7CiO . dded, .o be run c\cr the fu.l siepp'Te.h-S- cour.e, snd the Bay hurdle iace. _t two mihs. o>er Ulit hurdles, on the turf. al:_ with $7:« iddcd. T':'.os>? events will b? <"e-''d>d at t v c June meeting, and entries will close ou VI arch 15. McPartianil and I,ei.»«!:. >li.t«.'lietl. TORONTO. Ont.. Feb-, fi.— Herman. Kd McPart'-Td's manager, j'ated tonight that i match bed been arranged between MePart ai.d end Lemon. tV'e co'.crfd t>ix?r of N a~ tia Falls, ti take rlax*? r.t the Olympic < lub, Buffalo, Feb. 21. J'e:nrni says, ho is betting : 2,CCO to $I,fCO en his mam -,o Swiss Skatl-KS _tAce«. DAVOS PLATZ. SwitzeriiujS. Feb. fi.— ln he world's stio.l skat ng ; ( on (s s h^id heie. "eyler, of Munich, won the ilwj^inftro race :n 7 1-5 seconds. O.rtlund. cf Tr-ndhJ.m, Nor way, wen the 6,000 metre rare in 8 minutes .2 1-5 -eooods. The ic. was in good co:>3i ion. ;*:-.:<! .md I.clir 'lay Unco. BUFFALO,' N. V.. Feb. fi.— Secretary teeves, of tho National cycJedrome, New fork, today met Edrti» Bald in thi_ city, ard iroposc-d a match race between Bald and the Herman cbameicn. I.ehr. mile heats, beat two n three. Bald was favorable and offered to QI'ITE A DH'FERKXCE. Fhorty — How far is it to the postofflceT "About twenty minutes' walk." "For you or for me?" make a sldo bot ot 1800. Reeves left for Bt. Louis tonight to secure Lehr's signature to tha agreement It it propOMd to pull off the race at the cotO-Slned meet of the Quill club and Kings County "Wheelmen, at Ambrose park, Brook lyn, in May, or at the opening meet of tbe National cycled, omo. BUN MADE THE ICE SOFT. Three-Mile Race at Come "Was Inev itably Postponed. The three-mile skating raco for amateurs, 6cJ-»dule<_ for Como yesterday afternoon, was postponed, owing to the Ice being in poor condition. A one-mile race was pulled off, which was won by O. Sudhelmer, of St. Paul. There, wero six starters— O. Sudhelmer. H. Perkins, D. Tucker, L. Johnstone, and E. Sudhelmer, of St. Paul; E. Lee. of Minne apolis, and L. Bailey, of Stillwater. G. Sudhelmer took the lead at the start and kept It for four lapa. On the turn in the stretch for the last lap Perkins gained the lead, but was beaten out by three feet by L. Johnstone. F. Perkins acted as starter, and Birney Bird as timer. The time an nounced was 3:21. Two polo games were played. The Twin City club defeated the Mlnnehahas by a score of 1 to 0, and was In turn defeated by the Summits by a score cf 3 to 1. Boxing In Xew York. NEW YORK. Feb. 6.— President York, of the police Mard, said yesterday that the board had decided to take up the matter of boxing club licenses immediately, and by Monday the blanks with questions thereon as to the club's Horton law status would be sent to the managers of the different clubs. The managers of the clubs are to answer the questions and return the blanks to the police department. Permits will only be ls- Eued to managers who have had practical experience In the prize-fighting business. "Western Asaoirlatlon Meeting ST. JOSEPH. Mo.. Feb. 6.— President T. J. Hickey. of the Western association, yester day issued a call for a meeting at the Dun can. hou_e, Burlington, 10., Feb. 8, at 10 a. m. The vacancy made by the withdrawal ot Quincy will then be filled. Sioux City. Rock Island and Octumwa are applicants. An as sessment of $EO reservation is Imperative. Representatives must be prepared to put up W*< cash guarantee for fulfillment of contract. Non-Dealer Scores Game. To The St- Paul Globe. If four or two play a game of seven up and both sides ar_ tie for game, who wins? —J. T. I>I._MOND DIST. Here Is Anson's batting record for twenty two ve_xs : Aver-| Aver- Year. Rank. ageiYear. Rank. age. 1876— Fifth 342 1887— Second 421 1877— Fourth 335 IS-8— First 343 1878— Fifth 336 1-83— Third 341 1879— First 40718-o— SeveDth 311 1881— First 3991831— Elevi th ....234 1882— Second 34.V.852— Forty-. econd . 274 188?.— Second 413 ' :5— Thirty-eighth. 323 1884— Fourth _3.'.i-.:4— Sixth 394 1885— Sixth MOjlS-S— Twent y-s'.v'th 338 1886— Second 371 1SW— Twentieth ... 335 1897— Sixty-eighth . 303 If the Browns are purchased by Dickson and Talbctt the surplus Cincinnati players, including Uichey. Dammann and Miller. will be sold to St. Louis. If tbat drel does not go through, Cincinnati will probably trade Rlerey and Miller to L.u»_rrille for Hill. Indianarolis can net hope for much ether way it (rues, but would probably faro better if Richer and Miller were s»-Dt to Louisville, as that would still leave C:n clnnati with six outfielders, including Burke. and Manager Allen might get one cr two of them. Justus Thornor, the Cincinnati brewer ard ba?e ball fan. who sank thousand* of dol lars in the fight against the NaMonal leagre during the Union association struggle, wind Chris Vr.n der Ahe, asking Ms cash price for the St. Louis club and franchise. "Fete" Wood, formerly a well-known pitcher, who played on the Hamilton and To ronto teams in the international days, and was at one time a member of th" Phila delphia club, has been appointed cro'ranster of the Methodist Episcopal church at Ana conda, Mont., in which t.wu he is a full fledged M. D. "It makes me feel a bit lonesome," says Charley Ganzel, "to look back and reflect that I am the only member now playing In Bos ton of the team of 18S9, and that la*, sea son I was the only one of the Champion Detroit fc.m of 1888 who was playing ball in the National leegue. Wo had as catch ers in that team Charlie Bennett and my self; ss pitchers. Getzein. Baldwin and Beat in: Broutherp, Rtohardean and White were on the bases: Jack Rowe was shortstop, md Twitcbpll. Hanlon and Thomn.on were in the fipld. Brouthers is the only other player of that famous t->»m now playing, and he showed by his s;ick work laat season that he is still very much in the ginio. I havp played in three league clubs since I have played ball. I went to Philadelphia from St. Paul in 1885, and June 12. 18.6 1 went to Detroit, where I remained for almost three seasons. Having for Boston in company with Bennett, Brouthers and Richardson. "Yes, I think the game is much faster then in the days of the heavy-hitting De troit-. It is faster in batting, in running and in fielding. "In 18S7 we <Sid not know in Detroit what a sacrifice hit meant It was a c-s? of smash bang, lire away at the first thing that came along. The sacrifice hit without a doubt cidd'-d much to the beauty of the game. "I think the pitching rulp is about right as it. is. 1 think it would be a big mistake to ?ive the pitcher more leeway. I don't think there is too much batting. Tn Detroit the batsmen hit the bill at fifty feet about ps hard as the hardest hit'ing teams do from the sixty-foot linp now, but they were ?n exceptionally hard-hitting team. The dis tance now is not too much for the pitcher who has command. The only time the pitcher was liindicapp.d wa. when he had to keep his foe! still when delivering the ball. That was a very severe handicap." The Kansas City Timer, says Jack Glass cock will captain the Saints again this year. The Columbus b_.ll park may be located two miles nearer the heart of the city than It was last year. It is rumored that Jim Corbett will play first base and manage the Rochester team, of the Eastern league. Tebeau says that he would not trade Mc- Kean for any player on the Louisville team, not even Fred Clark?. The Pittsburg Press says that Phil Knell was tho noisest coacher in the business. \M AN X ADS. Leave your Want Ada at any one of the following BRANCH OFFICES. Bro d . f L d _^. D 8C * tUr £ **• MareliUß Arlington Hills. Broadwsy, 442 M. D. Merrill Lower Town Concord and State Concord Prescription Store West <="c ' •K-LTTrryvr 11 ; A - T - 0u * rn *«J r st. Ambon.- nm __f___^__* Uad * R * Marel,U * Arlington ___ iast Third, 979 S oyer Westby D . Ttn v, n off Palrflsld and South Robert The Eclipse Z~ We_. =i_! Fairfield and Wabasha George Marti .".'.".'" West Sl'e" Grand and St. Albans Emll Bull «t Arthcnv Hill Grotto and Rondo Straight Bros 5t An.ho°r 11.' Iglehart and Rice Ray Campbell . '''u P 4r Town Isabel and South Wabasha A- T. Hall " West S_i_ James and West Seventh J. J. Mullen. Payne. 864.. A. ft G. A. Schumacher \rllneton Hilla - Prior and St. Anthony A. L. Woolsey Merrlfm Park Prior and University c. A . Moncho -- XS^JJ* £ cc - **_ E. M. McCrudden Upoer Town Rice and Iglehart Ray Campbell . Upper Town «££ _i T " elfth -T- E * !£- Upper T o °; n n ; Kondo, 2So A. A. Campbell St Ar.thnnv nil' Rondo and Grotto Straight Bros ij°I o °' " "f St. Albans and Grand ___%_\_^ZZ:_Z'Z St An'hony _ 1 St. Anthony and Prior A. L. Woolsey . ...V'l ler-am Pa-k St Peter and Tenth C. T Heller t„ " Sea>y and Victoria SrJieS'. Z^ZZZZ St' Stbo-Vlf.r Selby and Western w. A. Frost ft <£. IZ . ""^fitt • Seven Corners. Moore 810ck.. .5. H. Reeves Ur ncr Town Seventh and Sibley William K. Collier.. "i""^*. Town 55.--1 SeVe , nth WUliam X " Colller '.'.Lower Town South Robert and Fairfield The Eclipse Vve7 t Sll South Wabasha and Isabel A. T. Hall W__ \_\_ Srpar^"^--? 8 l_l ■ Twelfth and Robert ...w E Lowe t-" 61 " I 0 ™' University and Prior C . A.' MonciJwJJJJJJ-^Z J™"' Victoria and Selby Bracken's st L. '„«, Wabasha and Fairfield George Marti w ', qm * Western and Selby W. A. Frost ft Co st Anth« »••< West Seventh and James J. J. Mullen St Anthony HIU. Weat Seventh, 435 A. ft G. A. Schumacher. Minneapolis-^ South Fourth street (between Nicollet snd First ay. south. ONE CENT PER WORD for each insertion-same rate charged at the Globe office. Fourth and Minnesota. No advertisement less than 20 cents* Two cents per word for Personal. Clairvoyants. Palmists. Massa.ce and Medical Ads. each insertion. ga lill __— — — __________ II lill ______ ■ ■ - HELP WAX TED MAZES' HELP WAX TED _tf ALES. A SALESMAN FOR CALIFORNIA WINES-* $100 per month and expenses; charce for ad« vance; commission If preferred; tncloee _e.fi addressed envelope. W. A. Vandercook CoJ New York. " AGENTS WANTED— To tell the new "AuJ tcmatlc Thumb Shirt." Increases speed, re duces work; attachable instantaneously without tools or screws Adapted to the Remington or Decsmore machines. Every operator should have one. Will sell at sight. Price. |L Agenta wanted. Samples, 60 cents. Automatic Thumb Shift Co., No. 710 Alvarado st, Los Angeles, Cal. AGENTS WANTED to sell our Automatic Bookkeeper. A new. simple, practical, ingen ious device whereby a person without previ ous experience can correctly keep a set ot books. Sella at sight Sample copy, 69 cents. Automatic Bookkeeper Co., No. SCd Wilcox Building, Los Angeles. C&l. AGENTS, we have the newest, most rapid money-miking specialty known, sella to trade only. Union Specialty Co., 12 Broad way. Ncr/ York. ACTIVE SALESMAN to sell to dealers; jj| to $175 monthly and expenses. Experience unneeeaaary. Acme Cigar Company, Chicago. BARBER wanted. Sixth and Wabasha. Clarendon hotel. BRASS MOLDER— Wanted, a brass mrlder; need not apply unless good. X 33, Globe, Minneapolis. CUSTOM CUTTERS snd tailors wanted: at the heed of the profession. Welander's Cutting school teaches the modern m.-thod of the day, for ladlea and men; prices reasonable. Write for catalogue. Pioneer _Pross Building, St. Paul. GOVERNMENT POSITIONS. R.OOO appoint ments last year. Prospects be ' v cr for 1698. Examinations for Internal revenue, custom hcuse, railway mall and all other positions will soon be held In every state. Particulars as to salaries, dates, etc.. free cf National Correspondence Institute, Washington, D. C. HONEST, steady man. with a fair educa tion, can have half Interest In a well estab lished business for $100 cash. Z 16, Globe. HUSTLERS— New is your time; no more broken collars; exclusive territory; big com missions. The Lerew Hor_e Collar Protec tor Co., Lexington, Ky. TAILORS— Wanted, a first-class bushelman. pants and vest makers. Call at . XVv t Fourth st. SITUA TIONS WANTED MALES. EARTENDER-Ycung man, speaks English and German, wants a steady position; coun try place preferred; plays also several In struments; gives reference. Address X 73. Globe. EMPLOYMENT-A good delivery^ man wants work; well acquainted with the cl>y; can furnish first-class references: reada and writes English, German. Address H 51. CiKOC. " SITUA TIO SS WAS TED FEMALES. BOOKKEEPER— Experienced bookkeeper and copyist, also clerk In novelty department. Mrs. Click. Marlowe. Flat 10. FOR SALE. CREAMERY FOR SALE— Complete separator creamery machinery for sale cheap; corre spondence solicited. XV. H. Atlyn, Secre tary, Madison Lake, Minn. DOG FOR SALE -Large St. Bernard dog. Just right for Klondlkers. Address Pat Shee nan, corner Pleasant and Chatsworth. DOG FOR SALE— A water spaniel, cheap. Si Eleventh st. FOR SALE— Fancy wagon top, suitable for wholesale cigars, candy or bread. Call 732 East Twenty-fourth at., Minneapolis. FURNITURE and cooking utensils, nearly new; Inquire Monday or Tuesday. Room 11 or 2. Forepaugh Blk. . j ON THE BANKS OF THE WABASH— AnTTS ether popular songs, with mu3lc, pos.pald, for 10 cents. Omo News Co.. 218 Ohio St., Chicago. Ills. ORGANS— Estey and others at $18 to $35. Call I on 8. W. Raudenbush & Co.. No. 14 West I Sixth st. SEWING MACHINES— For sale, ono high arm Osdale eewlng machine, price $10; two six-drawer Domestics, all attachments, pries $6 each. 858 Broadway, up stairs. FOR SALE— Second-hand lumber and brick. Corner Rosabel and Third. KLONDlKE— Gentleman holding ftrst-c'ass steamer ticket for Alaska will se:i samo cheap; can't go; met with an accident. V 33. Globe. CLAIR TO YAXTS. THE GREAT ASTROLOGIST and healing me dium Is at 67 West Tenth st. BOARD WAXTED. BOARD— Wanted, board and room, by young gentleman; must be within walking dis tance of postofllce. Address A 50 Glob" stating -ocatlcn and price. BOARD— Wanted, board and alcove room by man and wife; state price. Address T 31 Gl.-e. ' WAXTED TO BUY. DON'T SELL YOUR household goods bi cycles, pianos, organs, typewriters, offlco furniture, etc., before getting an estimate from the Town Market Furniture Co. 25 and 27 South Fifth st. ; _Minneap..ll-, HORSE — A saddle horse, or exchange driving horse. 14 West Sixth st. WANTED— Safe, medium size, for commercial use at 13-15 East Third st. LOST AND FOUND. DOG FOUND-Female black spaniel pup; no namo on oollar; call and pay this ad 313 _Summit place. KEYS LOST— A bunch of keys, with - the name E. J. Johnson. Finder please return to 480 Cedar st. and receive reward. POCKETBOOK I^T-LostT~greeiT~iwk_t book at Metropolitan opera house, Thurs day night. Receive reward by returning to 85 East Eleventh st.. Flit 3. TICKETS LOST— Twenty-five ticket! Tt Chime Rebecka ledge, on Saturday morning -Please return to 530 Canada at. for rewind. ROOM AMD BOARD. I BOARD— For rent, faro largo, furnished frontf rootna. wr_h board; all convenlsncea. 121 Wet Fourth st. BOARD— A sunny front room; also a quletf back room, with beard; five minutes' walk from business center. 630 St. Pe^er. FIFTH ST.. 119 W_-BT-Tbr_o unfurnished rooms, with sink and water. PLEASANT AY.. ITC-Nlcely furnished fron* room, with alcove; furnace beat. gas. bath i etc.; on car line. ROOMS— For rent, four cosily furnished! rooms for housekeeping; res-enable- cl ear line; Hamline. F. D. Heffron ltyjl Minnehaha. ST. PETER ETT.. 60-Fk-t 2-Fcr Veot, two nicely furc-ahed rooms la modern steain^ heated fiat. "THB MINER'-Pleasant. flrat floor room] with board; location excellent for bushieej people. 162 College, earner Sixth. WABASHA ST.. <-.l-For~ren.. two nicely fur nlsbed front rooms; stove beet and gas: also one back rocm. MTL ATS FOR REST. FLAT— For rmt, steam-heated flat, fiva rooms. Api>ly Fist _, The Holland 157V6 West Filth st. __J WANTED Tt* RE XT. ROOMS— Wanted. ln_n__diato occupation, three Mcely fu.cis_ed rcc__s; eer.t.al loca tion; good neigfcborhoad ; state r.rlce. Z 17 Globe. ' ROOM wanted by a young man; must ba ■within a few blocks of pc-toffice; would furnish room. wi;h exception of carpet and bedding. T 80. Oiob«. WANTED— Furnished flat from April 16 or! May 1 to Sept. 1. by young couple without servant; references furnished. Addres* If 4. Olobe. WANTED— A small bouse with barn and one or two acres of land. In suburb* of cltyt rent must be reasonable. Z 35, Globe." AUCTION S tt.ES. THERE WILL BE SOLD AT PUBLIC Auc tion on Monday. Fib. 14, 1808. at 10 a. m., in the Globe hotel, 260 Bast Sixth at., St Paul, Minn., the following property re nialninK unclaimed three months or longer: Three valises, checked 21. 7. 39; Aye coats, checked 16, 20. 38. 48, _S; one trunk, marked A. H. W. ; one sack, check 1; one bundle, '■heck 52. HORSES AXD CARRIAGES. WE ARE ALWAYS ready to buy and pay cash for horses, mules, wagons, buggies, harness and all kinds of personal property, in large and small quantities, at Barrett & Zimmerman's Stables, Midway Minne sob. Transfer. St. Paul, Minn. HORSES! HORSK!— 3OO head of ho-seaT farm mares and drafters, at Barrett & Zinunerman's stables, Midway, Minnesota Transfer, St. Paul. Minn.; private sales daily; part time given if desirtd; take int.r urhan car from either city. SCHOOLS AXD COLLEGES. ST. AGATHA'S CONSERVATORY Of Music nnd Art, 26 East Exchange St.. St. Paul. Piano, violin, guitar, mandolin and vocal music taught. Le-gons given In drawing snd painting. Call or send for urospectus. TO EXCHANGE. TO EXCHANGE — New goods exchanged for secor.d-hand. Cardozo Furniture _:-d Ex change Company. 232 East Seventh st. MEDICAL. ANNA mack, from Chicago; baths of all kinds; select massage. 188 Baal Si venth st. B. BL'RTl— Masseuse, electric and VSpor _baths. 414 Phoenix building. SCIENTIFIC MASSAGE and baths. 27 East Seventh St.. ?uite 200. B USINESS rl. 1 _r< 7 ES, 1 FOR SALE— A finely fl'ted up saloon, doing a good business. In a town sixty miles from here; owner going to Klondike. For particulars apply to A. Hlrs.hmaa Co.. ..0-4 Jackson St.. St. Paul. Minn. FINANCIAL. WE HAVE home money (o lean at lowest rates, without charge for commission or exchange. Require no gold clause, and givo the "on or before" privilege. The S;ate Savings Hank. Germania Life l'.d£. RELIEF SOCIETY Employment H«\v;lstcr. Office, 141 East Ninth st. Telephone. 183. WE HAVE tho following worthy persons needing employment: BOY— A gcod. smnrt boy of 15, wants work of any kind; can do driving, etc. STENOGRAPHER AND TYPEWRITER— A i young woman, the support of un Invalid mother, Is anxious to secure a position. PENMAN— An expert penman to address en velopes or Invitations. WASHERWOMEN, ETC.-We can furnish reliable women to do washing, houseclean lng. or caring for the sick. WOODSAWTERS and men to remove ashes, etc.. and do odd jobs. Assignee's Xotlee in Voluntary A.h slgrnment. STATE OF MINNESOTA, COUNTT OP smarns— ss. In District Cour', Seventh Ju dicial District. In the matter of the assignment of Andrew J. Smith, insolvent NotiCi is lur by givi n that Antrew J. Smth. cf Sank Centre. Minnesota, has by : assignment, bearing date January _4!h, 1838, and duly filed with the Clerk of said Court on the 2jth day of January, 1898, mad': a general assignment to the undersigned of all of his property not exr-mpt by law from levy and .ale on execution for the beneflt of all of his creditors without preference. All claims must be verified and presented to tbe undersigned for allowance. Dated at Sauk Centre, Minn., this 30th day of Jr.nuary. A. I). I*2B. LUCAS XX' LS, *** *"■ Assignee. Cflhcun & Bennett. St. Cloud. Minn.. Attorneys for Assignee. 7