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IjteW Ulm Review
F.W. JOHNSON, Editor and Pro*-
Wednesday, April 20, 1892.
TALKS AGAINST FUSION.
Deputy Auditor Jorgenson a leading Alli
ance Man, does not Take any
stock in it.
He Eoasts Donnelly and Fish to a Turn
and Makes Plain Statements Eegard
ing the Democrats.
A Pusion with the Latter, he Says, Would
Mean the Defeat of their Own
A Review reporter chatted with Deputy
Auditor Jorgenson the other day and in
the course of a short conversation succeed
ed in bringing out some interesting views
relative to the Alliance sentiment in this
state. Mi1. Jorgenson is president of the
county Alliance, is a close observer, and
has some very pronounced opinions.
For instance, when questioned as to the
probability of a fusion between the Alli
ance and Democrats in Minnesota, he said:
"Of course the air is full of rumors about
fusion and plotting and scheming of all
sorts, but I do not take much stock in
them. In forming an opinion asto what
the Alliance will do in this state, I do
aot base my conclusions upon what
the papers may have to say about the
plans of this or that real or pretended
leader. But the action of that organiza
tion on former occasions shows the dis
position of its members and indicates
what they will be most likely to do in
the future. Two years ago strenuous ef
forts were made by certain leaders to
keep the Alliance away from indepen
dent action and to support the Republi
can state ticket, especially Merriam for
governor. The mass of the members,
however, turned a deaf ear to any talk
of that kind, nominated an independent
ticket, worked and voted for it in spite
of the lukewarmness of the leaders and
the result was a 'moral victory for the
Alliance. In the last legislature, the
leaders came to the front with a mind
made up to counteract this success, and
went and fused with the Democrats.
That fusion in turn became a moral de
feat. The Democrats were all right as
far as the division of spoils was con
cerned they were honest and gave the
Alliance its full share of the offices but
when it came to a principle, a real re
form measure, the Australian ballot sys
tem for instance, they were no longer
in favor of united work, but turned right
around and labored to defeat what was
wise and just. The Alliance, therefore,
knows now, if it did not before, what fu
sion with the Democracy means. It
would simply be the swapping off of
principles for a share in the spoils and
nothing else. Some seekers after office
nhrht be in favor of such a scheme, but
the principle object of the organization
is not office-getting. The rank and file
of the Alliance people in Minnesota is
made up of sincere and honest men who
have joined the organization for princi
ple's sake. They believe in direct taxa
tion for revenue instead of a "tariff for
revenue" (the income tax) they believe
in government control instead of corpor
ation control of our money system and
of the means of transpartation and com
munication, or, in onr word, they believe
something must be done to prevent capi
talistic power from grinding down the
average citizen of all classes to slavery
Now if the democratic party had the
same object in view, then fusion would
be a matter of course. But there is every
reason to believe that in every one of
these reform measures and others of the
same kind, the democrats would do the
very same thing as they did in the last
legislature, turn against them to defeat
them. There is nothing therefore to
gain for the Alliance by schenieing and
trading. On the contrary, there is only
one thing to do, and that is to stand like
honest men by the cause they have enlis
ted to serve, no matter whether they are
a majority or a minority."
Here he broke off from the fusion
question for a moment and turned him
self to a nut brown rdast of certain lead
ers within the Alliance who are endea
voring to assume control. ''The ques
tion now," he said, "is whether the sober
common sense of the average members
prevails in the Alliance or Third Party
convention or not. Will they have the
courage to consign to their proper place
those men who ever since the last cam
pain have been engaged in scratching the
eyes out of each other? Will they have
the manhood and moral courage to sit
down on this absolutism and bossism,
this decided disposition to take the con
trol of affairs out of the hands of the
people themselves, which has manifested
itself ever since the Cincinnati convention
took place? If they have not, the Alli
ance will lose more than those bosses are
worth. In the Minnesota Alliance there
is a strong element of Scandinavians and
North Germans. These people are in the
habit of doing some little thinking of
their own their ideas are all home-made
they don't get them from the pope. They
are getting along without a pope in reli
gion, they will get along without a pope
in politics. They have a certain natural
disposition to do business with,- God and
the devil without a middleman. They
•will never appreciate .the idea of a boss
vnth a mob behind him to carry but a
reform. If political poperism, therefore,
is to be forced upon them, they will sim
ply do the same thing again as they have
done before, turn protestant.
fienry Crone is paying for eggs
cts. cash, 11 cts.in trade.
the bes in the
First class bicycles at reasonable
prices can be had of Wagner & Saver
The Racine, Wis., Refrigerators are
& Mueller. They are
COUNCIL'S IETRST WHIRL,
¥m, Pfaender is Given the Presidency Up
on Motion of Alderman Boos.
An Effort Made to Knock oat Some of the
TheEeview is Again Designated as the
Official Paper of the Oity. ^I^l
Salaries Pixed, Standing Committees
Named and Important Contracts Let.
The session of the council on Tuesday
evening was not altogether a harmonious
one by any means. On the contrary, deep
laid schemes had been mapped out for
the purpose of working about a revolu
tion in the management of city affairs
and the new members seemed deter
mined to make their presence felt in the
first session following the ireleetion. Old
precedents were to be overlooked and a
new policy pursued that was expected,
of course, to cover the authors with glory
and redouned to the utmost satisfaction
of their constituents in the various wards.
Tile programme was opened with the
contest over the presidency. Alderman
Frank nominated Roos and Steinhauser
suggested the name of Mr. Pfaender. In
the ballot which followed, Pfaender,
Rudolphi and Frank voted for Roos and
Roos, Steinhauser and Schubert expressed
their preference for Pfaender, whereupon
Mr. Roos moved that Pfaender be made
the choice of the council. This carried
and the new president at once took his
seat as presiding officer.
The chief division, however, arose ov
er the presentation of the Mayor's ap
pointments. That of Mr. Eckstein as
city attorney was confirmed but Stein
hauser and Rudolphi voted in the nega
tive and later in the evening Steinhauser
moved to reconsider the council's first
action and carried his motion with the
votes of Roos, Rudolphi, Schubert and
himself. On the first ballot Frank,Roos,
Schubert and Pfaender voted to confirm
The action on the appointment of
Jonas Laudenschlseger was somewhat
similar, only it did not form a part of
the plan mapped out as stated above and
owed its origicfn solely to the sentiment
in favor of the jresent incumbent. At
first, Frank, Roos, Rudolphi, Steinhauser
and the President voted to confirm, but
afterwards, upon motion of Alderman
Roos, the same gentlemen with the ex
ception of Steinhauser voted to recon
sider, so that the appointments of both
Eckstein and Laudenschlseger will re
main in doubt, unless the mayor adheres
to his first decision, until the next meet
That of Jos. Galles for night-watch
was confirmed by a vote of five to one,
Steinhauser voting against, while that of
Geo. Boock as city surveyor slipped
through with the votes of Frank and
Rudolphi. Schubert voted in the nega
tive and Roos, Steinhauser and the Pre
sident refrained from making known
their choice. All of the remaining ap
pointments were unanimously confirmed
as follows: For night-watch, Arnold
Gulden assessor, Louis Schilling street
commissioner, Wm. Koepke keeper of
the cemetery, Jacob L. Mueller superin
tendent of water-works, Albert Behnke
scavenger, F. A. Gray street cleaner,
John Macho poundmaster, Jos. Galles.
Chas. Stuebe was selected as scaler and
Albert Blanchard as Ms own successor on
the Board of Health.
The salaries of the various officers were
fixed as follows: Treasurer, $27 per
month assessor, $200 for the assessment
of 1892 attorneys $250 per annum mar
shal, $50 per month superintendent of
water-works, $50 per year street clean
er, $8 a week street commissioner, $40
per month until Nov. 1st and $1.50 per
day thereafter night police, $45 per
month. Bonds were fixed as follows:
treasurer, $20,000 clerk, $1,000 Jus
tices, $500 constables, $200 marshal,
$500 street commissioner, $500 pound
master, $200. Those of the treasurer,
clerk, justices and constables were pre
sented and approved.
At this juncture Alderman Frank in
troduced a resolution allowing the mem
bers of the council $2 for each session
attended. This carried by a vote of
three to two, Frank, Rudolphi and Schu
bert voting in favor of the resolution
and Roos and the President voting against.
Steinhauser did not vote.
When it came to the matter of city
printing, the Review was designated as
the official paper, but all notices of im
portance will be published in the other
papers whenever so ordered by the coun
The president then appointed the fol
lowing standing committees Streets,
Steinhauser, Schubert and Frank Water
works, Roos, Rudolphi and Steinhauser
Graveyards and Parks, Rudolphi and
Schubert Lights, Rudolphi Fire Depart
Towards the close of the session, the
council began to open bids for sprinkling
and street work. For sprinkling Minne
sota Street, the contract goes to F. Em
merich for $49 per month while the con
tract for grading, and graveling the new
street to Beussmann's crossing was
awarded to Haeberle & Schneider for
$2,141.50. Emmerich is compelled to
give a bond of $500 and Haeberle &
Schneider a bond of $1,000.
A poll tax of one day's work was then
levied on all persons liable therefor,
building permits were granted to Chas.
Stuebe and Jacob Nix, A. N. Faas was
granted a plumber's license upon pay
ment of the proper fee and licenses to
sell liquor were granted to Chas. Stengle,
Anton Schwerzler, Isidor Haas, M. Sie
benbrunner, R. Geisinger, New Ulm
Turnverein, New Ulm Brewing Co., M.
Ranweiler, Andrew Amann, Henry Seifert,
Jos. Flor, Jos. Groebner, Peter Herian,
John Korbel Jr., Anton Hartmuth, F.
Williams, Chas. Brust, F. W. Baarsch,
W. Hauenstein, Jos. Schniucker, Ed.
Maltzahn, J. F. Neumann and., John
Wildtscheck.,, •-•:. VM V-V.t
You must positively, go to Wagner
& Saverien and look over their spring
jine of caTpets and wall paper.^»/^
'., /.'-. 110^112, 114 Minnesota Str.
Our Cloak alk Jacket Stock
is all in. Come and look at
our line before purchasing
Every Garment Guaranteed
to fit, if not we will make it
Also special orders taken
for Cloaks and Jackets.
Kiossner 6 Mueller
Shelf Hardware &
Wish to call the attention of the public to the fact that they sell the
Hoosier Drills, the only drills with Grass Seed Attachment. Hoosier
Spring Hoe Seeders, the only Spring Hoe Seeders in the market.
The Light Running Van Brunt & Wilkins and
Buckeye Drills and Seeders.
Deere & Gale Disc Harrows. Johnson & Smith
all Steel Harrows.
Skandia Patent Iron and "Wood Lever Harrows.
Also Scotch Harrows of all sizes. Owatonna
Fairbanks & Victor Scales. Glidden Barb
Wire, best in the Market. All kinds of Wood
& Iron Pumps. The famous Deere,
Bradley and Norwegian Plows
Keystone Corn Planters and Check Bowers.
Deere, Bradley & Norwegian Biding and
Walking Qorn Cultivators.
The Celebrated Fist Bros. & Weber Wagons,
Climax & Eacine Buggies and Carriages,
BUCKEYE & OSBORNE SELF BINDERS.
CROWN, OSBORNE AND BUCKEYE MOWERS. J. I CASE
ENGINE & SEPARATOR (AGITATOR). GAAR
SCOTT ENGINES & SEPARATOR AND
THE MINNESOTA CHIEF (GIANT)
ENGINE & SEPARATOR.
THEY ALSO TRADE FOR AND
It is a Souvenier Spoon with the name of our city "New Ulm,"
Silver from $1 to §250 ^STou will find a big selection at Hauenstein'
***$& &£ mkXtt^t^r^-U^'^ i'
FROM 45 Cts. and UP.
The^Only Exclusive Dry Goods Store
300 yards of Outing Flannels at only 8 cts. a yard.
1000 yards good Calico at 5 cts. a yard.
Good Sateen 11 cts. a yard.
500 yards Gingham, GOOD QUALITY 8 cts.
Choice Dress Styles
Pine Apple Tissue (fine summer goods) 14 rts. a yd.
IN GREAT VARIETY
HDIAN LINEN, PIQUES, LACE CURTAINS
A FINE LINE OF DRESS GOODS.
The Hosiery and Undeawear Department is
A GOOD LINE
Call and see my goods, there is something of
interest for all in my magnificent stock of spring
and summer goods.
0. A. OTTOMEYER
201 MINNESOTA STREET, N. 5
Comple Line of
Swiss & Domestic Embroidery
Laces and Lawns
A Complete Line for
Ladies and Gents
Laundried and Unlaundried
White and fancv
MY LINE OF
Groceries, Crockery &
Glassware are all complete
BUTTER & EGGS bought for cash or taken in exchange at the
highest market price.
C. H. HORNBURG
M. E. CORSET
BEST IN THE
and Farm Machinery!
Dealer In New Ulm
has the largest assortment of"Monitor Seeders, Shoe Press Drills, Har
rows, several kinds of Breaking, Sulky and other plows, Sodcutters,
Wagons and Buggies, different styles with steel and wooden axles, Davis'
and Wheeler & Wilson Sewing Machines, Wooden and Iron Pumps all, if1
styles, Deering Binders and Mowers and Standard Mowers, Buffalo
Pitts Threshers and Engines, and Duplex Wind and Fanning Milli.r^!
I have the largest assortment eYer seen in Ne 0
and my prices are the lowest.
HORSES BOUGHT AND SOLD.