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OFFICE—Xo. G Washington Avenue, opposite
Nicollet house. Office hours from 0 a.m. to 10
o'clock p. m.
DEMOCRATIC CITY TICKET.
For Mayor A. A. AMES.
For Comptroller SOLON ABHSTBOXG.
First Ward—-John T. Lee.
Second Ward—M. C. Tate.
Third Ward—Wm. WcArdle.
Fourth Wa.d-K. IJ. Clement.
Fifth Ward—R. L. Kelly.
Sixth War-1—L. Fredrickson.
One Year—C. A. Nimocks, J. W. Griffin, E.
P. Rnssell, Daniel liasac-lt.
Two Years—E. M. Wilson, J. S. I'illsbury, A.
C. Austin, J. C. Oswald.
Three Yeurs—I). Morrison, S. H. Chute, C.
M. Loring, Geo. A. Brackett.
THE ISSUE PRESENTED TO-DAY.
The people of Minneapolis will decide to
day whether the city government is to be
placed in the bauds of the aristocracy or con
ducted in the interests of the masses. That
is the issue in a nutshell.
Mr. Pillsbury represents the kid glove ele
ment, the hypocritical saints, the men
who put "jobs" through to enrich them
selves at the expenses of the tax-payers, the
LiH-ii w.j<> sham hon< Bty, .sham religion and
sham everything that is good.
Mr. Ames is not a saint but be is not a
hypocrite. He lias never been a party to
any "job" and he never will be. In his posi
tion as mayor he Las never sought in the
slightest degree, to enrich himself. lie is
one of the people and represents the
people. He very properly feels that the
poorest ;;nii humblest citizen is as much en
titled to recognition and protection of the
laws asthe wealthiest and highest in position.
He is ii'i respecter of persons, and because
the kid glove aristocracy have found him of
unswerving integrity, and a man whom they
cannot use, they have resolved to slaughter
Who that was sick or hungered ever went
to the whole souled, big hearted Dr. Ames
und received a rebuff)
The war which has been waged upon
Mayor Ames has been vile, malicious and
unscrupulous. It is part of a desperate plot
to seize the city government for the purpose
of jobbery. The opposition to Aines are
spending money like water and will halt at
no rascality to accomplish their ends. They
have filled the city with repeaters and roughs,
who will be out in force today seeking to
intimidate and obstruct the Ames vote.
Forewarned is forearmed, and the friends of
Mayor Ann-, should see that their votes reach
the ballot boxes :;t all hazard.
The personal abuse of the campaign is re
acting upon those who so bitterly assailed
Mayor Ames. They have not dared, and will
not duie to accuse him of being dishonest or
iu any way betraying his trust.
The nabobs will rejoice ovea Ames 1 defeat
but it will be a sorry day for the people of
Minneapolis if the nabobs have the oppor
tunity to rejoice.
The friends of Anns are in the majority,
counting the honest vote, outside of tin
thugs and repeaters imported by the Pills
burj gang. They should abandon all else
to- lay and devote their entire time to rescu
ing the city from the gang who arc seeking
Bring out every Ames vote in Minneapolis
to-day and victory will be yours.
(;;•<>. A. Vii.i.si'.i itv offered the resolution
on the meeting of the board of education
'-ranting Prof. O. V. Tousley a $1,300 salan
steal. Granting Tousley $1,300 from the
public school funds without the
possibility of the city's receiving
fciv return for ;l whatever. In fact,
he off< red a resolution which would take the
people i moncj to pay Touslj Cor services
reu !".-.:'. the Republican party. Il was May
or Ames who stopped the swindle. The
ri arts held it a fraud. Now who is the lion
e-i niiiTi, Antes or Pillsbury .
Every fair minded ' man will
e. n cde that all honor is due Mayor .\ m ■
w .I as been a carefu and watchful custo
<i.ian 'if the public affairs of the city. Tbi
lying deacon who writ ■■ Sunday-school edi
torials for tbi Teibiuu is the only man who is
m ::ii enough to chare. 1 Mayor Atue.
w i a sin..), 1 dishonest act during
his official career. This pious
fraud did charge Mayor Ames with signing
s warrant for his own salary, wheraby he was
to receive an increase previous to the be
ginning of the curreni year. That line was
as black as is the heart of the man who
wrote il. The warrant mentioned has never
been signed by the mayor. The mayor,
nevertheless, is entitled to it, and the su
preme court will so decide at the next term.
Mark the prediction.
The Philosopher o the Journal last nigbl
arraigned may< r Ames because of the in
creased expense of the police department
The charge is as senseless as are all the
Journal''» cbarg s against the mayor. It is
known by every reading citizen that it is t In
city council which fixes the expense of the
police department, and that Geo. A. i'ili;
bnry is president of that body.
GFrencii axd Brown, the fraudulent scoun
drels who were hired by the Republicans t >
roister and were subsequently arrested, were
arraigned in the municipal court yesierday.
A. W. Russell swore out, the warrants., and
lier.ee it is supposed that he is in the game
of bluff. The examination w.is continued
until next Thursday and the prisoners were
remanded u> custody.
A last word: Be resolute and stand up
for the party. Roorbacks will appear iu the
Republican papers of to-day this morning
Be prepared to meet them. Don't let com
paig.i lies influence a single vote. Get your
men to the polls early, and last but by no
means least, spot the illegal voters.
Jcrnsox N. Citoss. the city attorney, rp.vs
regarding students voting to-day: "If he
has had a home in another part of the state,
or out of the state, and has come here to
study, with no intention of making this his
permanent home, he cannot vote."
It is the duty ol every voter to be at luu
polls early to-day. The registration is so
large that it will be impossible for all to vol.,
Democrats, turn out early.
The Democrats have in their possession
u list containing the names of 1,200 illegal
Pillsbury voters. If they attempt to vote they
will go into the calaboose.
James Ft.eni ii and William Brown will be
given quarters in Stillwater. They will not
be the tool of wily politicians next fall.
The voters of the Second ward should not
fail to vote for Melvin C. Tate for alderman
The correct ticket to place iu the ballot box
to-day is at the head of Ibis department.
The real estate transfers filed yesterday
No jury cases will be heard to-'lay iu the
district court, the jurors being excused on
As late as yesterday there were applicants
for naturalization papers at the office of the
district court clerk.
The sale of reserved seats for the season
Of opera at the Grand by the Boston Ideals,
was (xtensive yesterday.
Tbo ladies of the W. C. T. U. prayed fer
vently to the (iod of battles yesterday, that
In the municipal contest of to-day, right may
triumph over wrong. They will go to the
jjolits to day and vote as they prayed. It is
hoped the Republ(can bummers will treat
them with courtesy and respect.
Mr. J. W. Lipe, engineer on the Milwau
kee «fc St. Paul road, has presented the
| managers of the Dominican fair with a beau
tiful clock of peculiar construction invented
and made by himself.
Articles of incorporation of the Minnesota
Rink company were tiled yesterday. The
capital stock sball be $10,000; the highest
indebtedness $4,000, and the number of
shares of stock, 200 of the value of $50 each.
The Incorporators are J. W. Denison, Frank
lin Merrill and Allen E. Packard, of Minne);
apolis, where the business shall be carried on.
The following parties received marriage
licenses yesterday: C. A. Ulden and Betsey
Peterton, John Ludlum and Mary A. Lay
cock, Edgar Allen and Ida E. Van Dusen,
F. 0. Street and Mary L. Johnson, Eugene
I). Crystal ami Maud A. Keunison, G. Sand
berg and Christina Johnson, C. E. Marsh
and Ilattie Plssonnett
[Before Judges Koon and Young.|
Elrick G. Newman vs. Arthur B. Chase et
al : on trial.
Frank A. Hasty vs. James Stoddart, sheriff:
settled and dismissed.
[Before Judge Lochren. |
Sadie Album vs. E. G. Newman; partly
tried; to be continued this morning.
John Hodge vs. Edgar A. Twitchell; on
NEW CASES AND PAPERS FILED.
William McAdam vs. Wallow & Co.; com
Alfred A. Kind vs. the St. Paul. Minneap
olis & Manitoba Railway company; summons
and complaint tiled.
Wymaa, Mullen i\: Van Dyke vs. Peter
Fluzeman; judgment roll filed and transcript
Olin Grindall vs. Charles II. Moore; com
|Before Jutl<:e Ueland.]
Estate of Edgar B. Comstock, deceased:
decree of distribution made.
Estate of John Gannon, deceased; order
for litters made.
Estate of Emily M. Hantzsch, deceased;
Estate of Henry L. Clay, deceased; letters
issued to Emily A. Clay, and order limiting
time and appointing appraisers made.
Estate of Francis Hainan!, deceased; will
admitted to probate and letters issued to Os
borne Barnard; order limiting time to pay
□ Guardianship of Noben minors; letters is
sued to John Hipp.
[Before Jndge Bailey.]
Harvey Deil, larceny; dismissed for want
Louis X. Storry, assault with a dangerous
weapon upon William N. Hawser; continued
until April 4.
James Blake, John Krutc, James Aud. Ed.
Hoskins, August Miller, Thomas Tierny, M.
Welch,Chris. Cbristianson, ami Ed. Williams,
drunkenness; committed live days each.
John Smith, drunkenness; paid a fine
W. A. Hoffman, disorderly conduct, paid a
fine iu five dollars and costs.
Edward Lcavis, larccnj of $110 from "Win.
Schneider; examination waived; committed
io await the investig itio,n of the grand jury
in default of bonds in $500.
James French ami William Brown arrested
for false registration, at the instance of
A. W. Russell; committed to await examina
tion, April ■!, in default of bonds in the sum
Of §500 ';:<■!..
Sandy Kilday, drunkenness; paid a line in
William Cussian, hire: ny of a pair of shoes
from (.'liar!: - Fust; committed 2(1 days.
Maggie Burton, keeping a house of ill
fame; paid n fine in S52.50.
M.:;::l St. ('i.iir and Maud Spencer, occupy
ing apartmeuts in a house oi ill fame; paid
lines in ?12.50 each.
Kittie Warren, keeping a house of ill fame:
paid o Bne in $52.50.
Lottie Moore, occupying apartments iu a
house of iil fame; paid a tine in
y<ttllfoi>'.i 'Mtlt'trioils Ijie.1.
In the city council Geo. A. Pillsbury'svote
h .s always been on the side which n; >propri
a il large sums of money for public im
\\ ivements; on the side which fixed tiie
highest salaries among city officers,
a : i the ;n..\ r has nothing what
ever !••> <;>■ with the Bame.
Sliou'd he have r. fused to si'_ r:i the warrants
— and tha! is absolul !y Iir- only manner in
which be could have interfered—it would be
' ken into the courts through a mandamus
case, aud the mayor compelled to sign. A
. se wherein the Tribune ueld a warrant,
which Mayor Ames refused tosii'n. Iron; the
city in liquidation of an outrageously illegal
bill for printing—printing done on Sunday,
and printing with many irregularities, was
taken intotbc courts which" ruled that the
mayor's duties in that respect were simply
The perfidious deacon of the Tribune now
charges the mayor with being the cause m
the increased expenditure of city funds;
charges him with profligate extravagance;
charges him, moreover, with saving up
$15,000 during the past year of his office.
The unprincipled scoundrel who can say sui-h
maliciously false things of an
honest officeholder should lie given
a bun Ired stripes at the whipping post.
.■>.!. siole Republicans have been impelled by
such disreputable warfare waged upon Mayor
Ames by eouscienciless villians, to abandon
the Republican partjyand will to-day fall in
line ami cast their ballots for Mayor Ames.
Mayor's Office, )
Mixxeafolis, Minn., March 28, 18S4. \
In accordance with the provisions of sec
tion IS oi an act concerning elections,
approved March 12, l^iS. I hereby order that
all places within the corporate limits of the
city of Minneapolis, where spirituous, malt,
vinous or intoxicating liquors are sold or
given away at retail, shall be closed on eltc
tion day, Tuesday, the 1st day of Apri', 1884,
aud remain closed from the hour of 5
o'clock in the forenoon to the hour of six in
the afternoon. The necessity for a rigid en
forcement of this law at "the approaching
election must be apparent to all good citizens,
and strict orders will be L'ivcn to the police
force to enforce it without fear or favor. It
is provided in the iaw that "Whoever violates
the provisions of this section shall be lined
a sum of not less than $25 nor more than
S100 for eaeb and every offense."
A. A. Ames, Mayor.
J JoIirr Regulation*.
On Sunday Mayor Ames held a consulta
tion with the officers of the police depart
meut, and gave them instruetious respecting
1 the election laws and made the details for
to-day. The entire force is ordered out for
duty, and two men in full uniform are de
tailed for each precinct. Iu addition the
mounted patrol will be stationed at the prin
cipal polling places. The patrol wagon with
ten men will be stationed at headquarters to
respond to calls, all of which will come by
telephone or by the mounted patrol. Officers
were instructed not to speak to people at the
polls, except to answer questions, aud then
move on. and uuder no circumstances to say
anything about politics while on duty. Of
one thing the people are assured, and that is
efficient police service on election day.
As one having used Ely's Cream Balm I would
say it is worth its weight in gold as a cure for
utarrah. One botttle cured me. S. A. Lovkll,
Franklin, Pa. (See adv't).
Minneapolis Under Mui/omAnies' Admin
Hotel Oaxzettei Iu truth Minneapolis was
never so prosperous nor so rich as now—no
city in the west furnishes sucb an example
of prosperity iu all branches—no city has
brighter prospects or a record upon which
more municipal pride can be founded. With
all her faults and the faults of her citizens,
she is still a growing, safe and beautiful city,
where life and property and business are
protected and fostered, and the Gitzette is
proud of her and her people.
You Are Correct, Doctor.
Xod< Letter: The Sunday edition of the
St. Paul Globe contained a full page of
pungent aud well digeoted matter about the
municipal contest to take place to-morrow.
It is to-day by all odds the best newspaper
THE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBE. TUESDAY M0RX1XG, APRIL 1, 1884
THE BOARD OF TRADE.
Regular Meeting Held Yesterday—The
Itanhrupt Hill—Southern Pacific Tariff,
President Phelps occupied the chair at the
regular meeting of the board yesterday.
After instructing the secretary to look af
ter the matter of licensing drummers in the
THE BANKRUPT BILL
was taken up. Judge Atwater, of the com
mittee to whom had been referred the com
munication from the executive committee
on in? bankrupt bill now before congress
reported in favor of the adoption of the I ol
io win >x:
'■The committee to whom was referred the
communication of the executive committee
of the national convention of commercial
bodies for securing a national bankrupt act,
would respectfully report that they recom
mend that the secretary of this board for
ward to each of the senators and representa
tives in congress from this state the following
"Iletoteed, March 31, 1SB4. The board of
trade of the city of Minneapolis respeetfully
and earnestly request the senators and rep
resentatives in congress to use their best
efforts to secure the passage of a national
bankrupt act at this session of congress.
This board believes that no more important
business can engage the attention of ccn
grese at its present session. 1'
The report was adopted.
THE HOMESTEAD ACT.
Capt. Whitney, of the committee to whom
the matter of the homestead act was referred,
reported in favor of laying the matter on the
table, as the reduction of the price of addi
tional lands adjoining that procured under
the homestead and tree claim acts from -*:i.5O
to $1.25 per acre, as asked for, would open
up an opportunity to speculators to pick up
ail this Jaud. The matter was tabled.
THE N. P. TARIFF AGAIN*.
The chamber of commerce of Milwaukee
presented a communication protesting
against the indiscriminate freight tariil on
the Northern Pacific.
President Phelps Btated that while in New
Fork he had been assured on good authority j
that the N. P. officials would do all they
could to adjust matters satisfactorily to all
The secretary was instructed to notify the
chamber of commerce of Milwaukee, of the
action already taken by this board.
C. C. Curtis presented an invitation for the
board to be present at the college opening
celebration April 4th,which was adopted.
Gen. Washburn was appointed to repre
sent the board of trade at the meeting of the
commercial bodies at Washington,April 14th,
to take some action towards repealing the
silver coinage act,
Thu board then adjournd.
THE LAST RAIXY.
A Large Prohibition Mn.su Meeting last
Evening—Clergymen anil Ladles Adorn
the Meeting—Stirring Speeches.
The last rally of the municipal campaign
was held at the Market hall last evening*by
Hi" third party, and the hall was tilled to over
flowing. R. E. Reynolds presided, and on
the stage were the following city pastors who
are thoroughly in sympathy with the reform
Rev. (i. F. Wells, Rev, II. C. Gidbralth,
Rev. C. 1). Pillsbury, Rev. W. P. Finlayson,
Rev. Dr. C. A. Van Anda, Rev. Dr. F. J.
Wagner, Rev. T. M. Gosard, Rev. I). Mor
gan, Rev. S. 8. Burton, Rev. J. S. Garvin,
Rev. R. McQuestcn, Rev. J. B. Starkey, Rev.
.las. Liter, Rev. Enos Campbell, Rev. A. A.
Smith. Rev. J"im E. Todd, Rev. Geo. O.
Wilson. Rev. J. M. Bull, Rev. J. Lagrangc,
Rev. Dr. A. V. Talbert, Rev. '.V. W. Satterlee
Chas. Evans Holt, the Prohibition candi
date lor the mayoralty was also on the stage
and was the centre of attraction. The lirst
• i cb was given by Rev. Mr. Pillsbury, who
urged all tic- men present to do their duty to
day by casting their votes for Hon. Chas.
Evans !!;lt anil the other candidates on the
same ticket He was followed by Rev. Mr.
Morgan who arraigned in scathing language
i::> perfidious Geo. A. Pillsbury, who
violated his repeated promises to Wyman aud
afterwards accepted the nomination from a
clique of politicians. He had not declared
Mi.it he is a candidate for the law aud order;
he has not even promised to enforce the or
dinances and close saloons on the Sabbath.
Will he close the gambling dens or the
house* of prostitution '. He has preserved an
eloquent Bilence on these matters. Miss
Clara Belle Chase, a little girl of six yoais,
recited "We are waiting men." The juve
nile elocutionist elicited deafening appause
which was again and again repeated.
Chas. Evans Holt next made a few re
marks and gave way toW. W. Satterlee, the
war horse ot tiie party, who delivered one of
hi? characteristic speeches and repeatedly
brought down the bouse. lie coirirrjenced
by complimenting the Prohibitionists for
having held the largest and most enthusias
tic meeting of the campaign. The Republi
cans say. we must havea change. They say
the thugs and gamblers must be
controlled. They have, a candidate
who has promised no reform; he stands on
moonshine and feeds <>u sawdust. "When
accepting the nomination bo said that tiie
Republican party was capable of dictating
how ill" city was to be governed} he did uot
say how he himself would govern it in the
event of his election. Promises have been
made lor Mr. Pillsbury by M. W. Glenn.
Thai politician has promised that Mr. Pills
bury's government will be satisfactory to
(■very man doing legitimate business in the
city. A Republican friend bad said to him
that the. Prohibitionists should vote for Pills
bury because this was "a great exigency."
V- s. the great exigency is to have the Re
publicans defeat the Democrats. That's all
there is to it. Some say, '"of two evils choose
the least." The Prohibitionists will uot
choose an evil, iu the positive, comparative
or superlative degree. They will not be driv
en off the track by specious and sophistical
arguments or malignant attacks. They will
hold on tenaciously to the truth and vote for
principle, truth aud right. The mectiug
Pillsbury and the Germans.
Four years ago the Germans held their
state saengerfest in Minneapolis. Mayo
Rand accorded them the "freedom of the
city." The programme of the organization
iucluded singing and a picnic in
the groves in North Miuneapolis.
This so enraged the saintly Geo. A.
Pillsbury that he signed a bitter protest de
nouncing it as an outrageous desecration of
the Sabbath day. The German people are a
liberal people. Not only that, but they are
honest and sincere in their convictions. They
do not believe it a sin to sing on Sunday—
no worse to sing in a grove than
in a hall. The Germans go far
ther. They do not believe it a
wroug to enjoy the recreations and pleasures
of a picnic on Sunday. Geo. A. Pillsbury
evidently thinks differently and he has
alienated the German people in his attempt
to force upon them his personal narrow
guage ideas. The Germans, at the time of
the Saengerfest were very indiguaut. Their
guests had been opculy and flagrantly insulted.
At meetings of the Harmouia singing
society aud tiie Turnverin, warm and. ear
nest speeches were made, condemning the
Pillsbury policy, and that feeling of indigna
tion is still in existence. The Germans will
support at the polls to-day their true aud
tried friend Dr. A. A. Ames. His policy
conforms to their ideas. He is broad minded,
liberal and generous, and believes iu grant
ing every citizen his civil rights.
Brown and Frrnch in .Tail.
Win. N. Brown and James French, the
two men arrested for illegal registration,
were arraigued in the municipal court yes
terday and had their examination continued
uutil to morrow. They were taken back to
the county jail, where they were visited yes
terday evening by a representative of this
paper. They refused to communicate
any information concerning themselves
or their illegal action, except that they came
from St. Paul a few days ago and thought
they ,were violating uo law in registering
their names. That they came from Anoka
or Brainerd they denied, but they were san
guine that no punishment could
be inflicted upon them so long
as they had not been sworn as
to their period of residence in the city.
They said they were totally ignorant of the
registration laws. Being asked what pay
they expected from their Republican friends
for becoming such easy captives, they smiled
and exchanged significant glances". They
were smoking their pipes and taking their
durance quite philosophically.
The Minister's Connudrum Continued.
To the Editor of the Globe:
Minneapolis, March 27, 1884.
I sometimes pull the end of a crasscut saw
as I have listened to its monotonous music
it seemed to say, "do not take the money
of your employer without working for it,
and above all tilings do not be a hypocritefor
that is double iniquity."
Being only a working man, I do not quite
understand the conundrum at the head of
my article under date of March 25. I ex
pect to hear it explained
Sunday morning by those whose
duty it i* to explain a matter which is of such
vital importance to the well being of the peo.
pie. There can be no evasion,as this matter
strictly concerns the good of every man,
woman and child both here and hereafter.
To every minister, who ha* not the Christian
courage and loyalty to duty, to explain it,
and explain it truly, I say, •• Fals-e teacher in
Israel" "Unfaithful watchman on the tower
of Zion" " The laborer is worthy of his hire,"
you are not a faithful workman in the vine
yard of the Lord, you are eating the bread of
idleness, and returning nothing for your
pay. Are you not more interested in the
fleece than Ihejtock.
Is patriotism involved in this issue.or have
we r-ruched that stage "Where fortunes are
made and men decayed, 1' when we no longer
respect such a useless commodity as patriot
ism. Dnring the war Charles Evans Holt was
found at the rear end of a musket ready to
stay the sacriligious band of the southern
traitor as he attempted to tear down the
sacred stars and stripes. In the hour that
tried men's souls, bis was put into balance
and not found warning, he risked bis life for
his country and came very near looking it.
"The brave soldier ne'er despise."
'■Honor where honor is due." Ames also
met the southern rebel in battle array, looked |
him straight in the eye and
LOST HIS LIFE
all but 118 pounds of body, which, together
with the chronic diarrha-a, was ail that he had
when be came home.
But the worthy Gerrge A. Pillsbury, Oh.
where was he? Iu a pleasant New England
home enjoying the comforts of life, did he,
or diil he uot, care for the welfare of the
country, if he did care what evidence did he
give of his patriotism. He was a Democrat
and not. a war Democrat either. War Demo
crats, God bless them, are as good if not
better than Republicans. He was one of
those Democrats that chimed in with the res
olution that "the war was a failure." That
resolution cost the life of many a noble boy
How old is the Hon. George A. Pillsbury
in Republicanism! Is he not one of those
men that is "wise in his day and genera
tion," and that when he came out here and
looked the field over he deemed it prudent to
change his principles aud become a real
good Republican, ISay, does it uot look as
though he was after the "loaves and fishes."
This man who has no record of honor from
tin- war. eoiiies here and propos(i to become
the Republican dictator of Minneapolis, or
perhaps he would be content if we make
In regard to the respectable way iu which
the Hon. George A. Pillsbury got the- Repub
lican nomination after the most consummate
scheming aad lisbing night and day for it
during the course of months, justask the 1.850
ghosts of the honest Wyman movement.
There is enough of them to tell all about it.
It is a ghostly affair.
About that whitewashing that Geo. A. has
received from those fellows that examined
the stone cutting business, it is the poorest
job of tiie kind 1 ever saw. After scraping
together all the material they could possibly
find they did not get enough to cover oue
side of his face, he looks ten times more
hidious now than before they commenced;
wash it oil and let him alone. He did
give the $12,000 job to the convicts and
there is no use of any hypocritical sophistry
about it. William King and Fletcher had no
hand in that whitewashing or they would
have made him look real nice.
Is loyalty to the city's best interests, to
morality, to borne and to the family and tire
side the issue iu this election; What about
Whisky Soaked Glenn, the conceited little
Davy Johnson aud the respectable saloon
keepers that his newspaper organ stalk about,
and the rumored story of a promise to keep
the license low in case he is elected,thouirh his
promises,'do seem to be somewhat tickle, at
least I think they look that way to J. T. Wyman.
Does the above combination. Glen. Johnson.
saloonkeepers, and the Hon. George A.
Pillsbury look like morality! Please tell me
what kind of a reception would Glen, John
son and respectable saloonkeepers get iu a
Pillsbury parlor six mouths from now.
1 wanttosaytoShawandNettleton, those two
gentlemen oa peculiar veracity that have
been harping so much about soiled doves,
that I have not seen what I kuew to be a
prostitute on the streets of Minneapolis;per
haps these gentlemen have bad experience.
To the pure all things arc pure.
Some time after the spring election of
1882 poor Nettleton announced temperance
pretty strongly, but the party "lash was ap
plied at the Washburn election and he hod
to get back into the tracts. He got. He
stayed there then until the time of the
Wyman movement He then dared to have
the unpardonable presumption to act without
consulting the machine. Satterlee says, "the
party lash was severely applied to Nettleton,
aud now I see that, dog-like, he obeys tirst
Both Nettleton and Shaw have been caught
so oftenin "the trick of the miller's boy," that
it don't make any difference now what they
say. no one will believe them. They swear
at Holt and abuse Ames; that's right, both
those candidates risked their lives to strike the
Shackels off our dark browed brothers of the
Holt was in the minority before the war;
he lived to see his heaven born principles
triumph and become tiie faith of this :_ rre:.t
nation. He is in the minority now but is
not in the wrong, but I suppose he is not
wise in his day and generation as some of
the ministers are.
If Prohibitionists krptsilentthe very stones
would cry out.
Robert Alexander McDonald.
.-1m Agreement licttrefn the Drmocrnlic anil
Republican City Committees—Parties
Challenged to Step Inside the Polls to
ifimliju and fate—City Attorney's Opin
Minneapolis, Minn., March 31, 1SS3.
Capt. J. N, Cross, City Attorney:
Sir: I address you for the purpose of ask
ing you if there is any provision of the law
which would prevent judges of election from
taking a challenged vote, after it is properly
sworn in, from inside the polling place, after
the voter has given up his place in line in
order not to delay voting while lie is '[iialify
ing liis own vote. A. A. Ames, Mayor.
Hon. A. A. Ames, Major of the City of Min
Dear Sir: In answer to your question
whether or not there is any prohibition
against the judges of election penritting a
person whose right to vote is challenged, to
step into the room occupied by t!;<: judges
for the purpose of being examiued according
to law, and taking his ballot from inside the
polling place i will say that I find no prohibi
tion in the law against the same,
except that ' the ball(i should
be placed on the ballot box when offered and
remain there until withdrawn or deposited.
Of course a practice of this kind should be
prudently managed by the judges in order
not to become a precedent for crowds to be
iu the judges's room.
I remaiu, very respectfully yours,
Jcdson N. Cuoss,
Minneapolis. Minn., March, 31,1884.
To.Judires of Elections and Voters:
The chairmen of the Republican andDemo
cractic city committees join in recommend
ing that in order not to delay
voting in the various precincts, that chal
lenged voters step out of the line and go in
tne~polling places, where, after qualifying,
their votes be taken from them by the
judges. This is intended so as not to delay
the challenged any longer than is necessary
to qualify; also to allow no delay in receiv
ing votes as they are offered.
Charles Kobinsox, Chairman Rep. City
Charles M. Foote, Chairman Dem. City
THE DANVILLE RIOT.
The Riot Said Rot to be a Premeditated
The Negroes Began the Shooting and the
Whites Chipped in.
But the White Carpet Baggers Caused all
Washington, March 31.—E. Enright
(white) testitied before the Danville com
mittee that be Jeft the Opera house with
James L. Johnson, who, according to the
previous witnesses, was said to have killed
two colored men during the riot. Witness
said he was with Johnson during the riot
and Johnson did not fire at all.
J. E. Perkinson (white) said, there was
nriug on both sides. Five or six shots were
tired by the colored people.
T. J. Thompson saw pistols in the hands
of the colored men, about as many as in the
hands of the whites.
R L. Osborn heard one colored man say
when the officers were trying to disperse
them. '-We mean to right.'' Saw them fire
over their shoulders as they ran. One negro
said be was not satisfied with this thing, and
should not be until he saw Danville burned
Charles H. Conrad, tobacco manufacturer,
Danville, was standing behind Captain
Graves, with bis eye on Captain Graves' pis
tol, at the time he was said to have shot Geo.
Adams. Witness stated positively that
Graves did not tire the shot which wounded
Adams. He was chairman in the Democrat
ic Ward club, and in a position to know
there was no premeditation in bringing on
In the course of bis cross examination by
Sherman, the witness asserted, with much
earnestness, that it was a mistake to suppose
there was prejudice against the negroes. The
prejudice was against the low down whites,
the scum of the earth, that came down there
from the north, the men who trot the negroes
into trouble and thm deserted them.
Senator Sherman asked, if a negro, under
any circumstanct a stood any chance of eeV
tinir their right to elect ollices there being in
"Yes, sir, if they vote with me."
"That's it if they vote with you."
."You will never Bee it a- long as you live,
nor as lon<x as I live either, that a set of men
who own property and are trying to build up
a town, and husband their resources, and ac
cumulate wealth, will ever lit negroes come
in and control that town. You may just set
that down as a sun- thing."
That is, the deliberate pnrpose of property
holders to prevent that."'
" I suy it emphatically, but only by fair
"But you have already told us, the major
ity of those who own property will not allow
that government to pass from their bands
into the negroes hands, and worse still, into
the hands of this poor white scum."'
'■ Well, we despise those wore than the ue
irroes, and worse than the devil."
D. K. Richardson, white, was called.
Saw one colored man shoot twice.
George M. Hubbard, white, was patrolling
during the night with others, and shuts were
tired at the party and returned. Witness
was wounded in the leg. His horse was
wounded by the same Bhot.
Green Williams, chief of police, Danville,
examined. He saw the riot from a short
distance and saw the shooting troin buth direc
tions. Before the election he heard Squire
Tolliver, colored, make a speech, iu which he
advised bis auditors to go to the pulls with
loaded arms. People did not go hunting
squirrels with empty arms. The audience
cheered. The witness described the threats
Which bad been made by the colored men
against them fellows who should vote the
Democratic ticket. The witness named the
men to whom these threats wen- made, and
from whom he received his information.
James "Woods, city sargeant, Danville, a
Republican, described bis efforts to restore
and preserve peace. He was satislied the
riot was a sudden ebullition, not a premedi
tated affair. On cross examination witness
said it would not have been safe to call out
the colored militia. He thought it would pre
vent violence to put the Democratic party in
control. He thought it would aggravate feel
ing to put colored men on the peace list.
In Sunday's Globe the following para
graph was published:
'•The Globe is authentically Informed
that a citizen of the .Second ward was re
fused registration by the judges of election
on the ground that he had separated from his
wife aud that she resides in another ward.
The statute of Minnesota reads: Any man
having a family and who has taken up bis
abode with the intention of remaining, aud
whose family refuses to reside with him,
shall be regarded as a citizen aud a voter
where be lias so taken up his abode."
Last evening John Furness, who boards at
M. (.'. Tate:s hotel, aud who is the geutlcmau
referred to in the above
paragraph, called at the Globe
office aud explained that he bad applied for
registration four times and was as repeatedly
refused. The judge of election who refused
Mr. Farncss his rights of citizenship is
George A. Morse who is personally ac
quainted with .Mr. Furness. Mr. Furuess is
a mechanical erL rineer, and has resided in
Minneapolis twenty-three years, lie per
manently separated from bis wife seven
years ago and during that time has voted at
each recurring election. There will be found
away of compelling Mr. Morse to accept the
ballots of citizens, should he longer persist
iu bis opposition.
The (.'Hi/ Pastors.
Yesterday's meeting of the city pastors was
Rev. Dr. Campbell read an interesting pa
per entitled. "The American Sabbath trans
formed i ii to a play day." He spoke at con
siderable length on the observance of the
Sabbath in Puritan days, and how the Sabbath
has been desecrated iu modern days
by the masses who make it
a "play day" and a day
for pleasure seekiug in picnics and other
Charles Evans Holt, the Prohibition candi
date for mayor, was present, and invited the
ministers to the prohibition mass meeting
held last eveuing at Market hall. At the
next meeting Rev. M. D. Shutter will present
a paper on "The value of literary studies to
Luther A. Kind has sued the St. Paul, Min
neapolis & Mauitoba Railroad company for
$10,000 damages, for being ejected from a
passenger train running between St. Paul
aud this city, on the 1st of last February.
The complainant alleges that he tendered the
conductor a mileage- ticket to be punched and
that the same was refused; that he then
offered thirty cents as fare and the same
would not be taken. The conductor de
manded the mileage ticket aud complainant
declined to surreuder it, whereupon he was
violently seized and put off the train.
Protecting: a Suitor in Court.
Philadelphia, March 81—Paul A. Mehlin
piano manufacturer. New York, was fouud
guilty of assault and battery on Colonel Gray
of this city. The bill charged aggravated as
sault and battery, but the jury after a short
deliberation, returned a verdict of sim
ple assault and battery. A line of SlOO was
imposed aud paid, Colonel Gray bad also in
stituted a suit for damages, and an officer
was in court ready to serve the writ. The
attention of Judge Arnold being called to the
matter, be spoke of the right of the defend
ant to be protected from arrest while upou at
tendance at court, and ordered the court
officer to protet him uuiil he got upon the
Judge Arnold also held that Melilin, being
a resident of New York, was entitled to be
protected until the lines of that state wire
crossed, and be ordered such protection
Fire at Fergus Falls.
[Special Telegram to the Globe.]
Fergus Falls, Minn., March 31. —The
dwelling of F. Hoffestetter, on the outskirts
of the city, caught tire at 5 o'clock this morn
ing and burned to the ground. Loss, $1,
600; insurance, $1,000. Cause, defective
THE GREAT GERMAN
Relieves and cures
Soreness. Cuts. Bruises,
And all other bodily aches
FIFTY CENTS A BOTTLE.
SnMbyall Druggists and
Dealers. Directions in 11
The Charles A. Voqeler Co.
IBueetoon to X. V0OEL1K t CO.)
Bmlliaor.. Md., C. S. A.
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The Con?o Treaty.
Rotterdam. Marco 31.—The chamber of
commerce has forwarded a petition to the
Dutch government asking them to prevent
the consummation of the Congo treaty be
tween Great Britain and TPortugal.
Paris. March 81.—: PtOt Mtrnai says:
Numerous protests have been received from
Portugal, Holland and the United States set
tine; forth the danger and Impropriety of the
intervention on the part of Great Britain in
the matter of the Congo treaty, and that the
French ambassador in London baa been in
structed to make representations on the sub
ject to the British government.
[Special Telegram to the Globe.!
DCXVTH, March 31.—Wheat—The markets on
'change to-day were dull and Irregular; prices
were lower. Closingprices: Xo. 1 hard cash
97',c; May $1.00 No. 2 hard cash y.Y:Xo. 1
cashSOfcc : May 92c; No. 2 May 8T',c. In store,
2,473,545 bushels. Afloat in harbor 243,603
The Kindred Committee.
I Special Telegram to the Globe. I
Faboo, D. T., March 31.--The Kindred
committee for the Fifth congressional district
will meet at Detroit to-morrow, and call an
other convention, probably at Moorhead, on
the same date of the Gilman convention. If
they :'.rr not admitted to thr convention call
ed by Gilman, they will take their grievance
Adulterated Kuttor and Cheese.
I.ondun, March SI.—Is the commons the
chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, said,
the foreign office has been instructed to ob
tain Information from America, regarding
the importation into England of American
adulterated butter and eh
»19, 221,883 First Aye. South.
W.W. BKOWN Sola Proprietor.
JAMES WHEELER Manager.
WEEK OP MARCH 31, 1384.
LARGE;i NOVELTY COMBINATION !
EVER IN' THE CITY.
M&rnrettug and Haaley, Effle Hull, May Smith,
John Ham. Mollie Barry, Dolan Bros., Eva Les
ter, Tin Pan Fields, Bvaltoss, Laura Aehby, Nel
lie Dale, Lottie Lavlere, Nellie Hughes, Bessie
Graham, Lnln Roy, Carrie Diamond, May Hol
ton, Pearl Atherton, LIbbie Steavena, Llbl le Ma
retta, Minnie Anderson and the JJegular Muck
Matinee every Thursday afternoon atS:80o'clock
erPOPULAB PRICES 4^
All kind* hard or soft corns, callouses und bunions
causing no pain or soreness; dries Instantly; win not
soil anything, iind never fall to effect a cure. Price
25ci by mail, SOc. The genuine j.ut up In ywiow
wrappers and manufactured only by .ion. i:. HoflHn,
druggist and dealer* in ail Hndsoi Patent lledlelnes,
Boots, Herbs, Liquors, Paints, ciin, Varnlsnes,
Brushes, etc. Minneapolis Minn.
Office Over linericaii Express Office.
fire mm ca
PRINCIPAL OFFICE, NEW YORK CITY.
E. V. Loew President
•J. .1. Ne-teil Secretary.
Ca*h Capital, .$200,000.
Loans secured by mortgages on real
e<tat.- $17,928 00
tfarketvalne of all bonds and stocks 340,076 oo
Loans secured by bonds and stocks
a.- collateral.. 31.000 00
Cash on hand and in bank 80,988 78
Premiums in course of collection.. 10,622 .r»'i
All other assets -'.904 43
Total admitted assets S 1-0,559 71
Capital stock paid np $200,000 "<i
Reserve for reinsurance 78,280 37
Cnpaid losses 12,353 51
Other liabilities 2,225 05
Total liabilities, Including capital $-JS7.s.;>! M
Net Burplus SI41,0'JO 7b
in. income 1X1883.
From premiums received $148,844 *'■!
From iiit'-r-.-^t and dividends 20,678 22 |
Fruia rents and all otuur source- ~,949 8C
Total income I07,-J7^ 'ri
IV. EXfENDITLRES IN 1833.
Loswspaid S70.H09 72
Dividend* l.'.OM uo
Commissions and brokerage 588,575 ">•!
Salaries of officers and employes... 18,830 10
Taxes 5,754 25
All other expenditures 1U,49:J 70
Total expenditures $155,504 30
Total risks in force Dec. 31,1883.. .$-.'4,5^4,100 00
EU.1INF.SS IN MINNESOTA IX 1883—FIRE.
Risk? written $J37,107 00
Premiums received 5,958 28
Losses paid , 3,804 09
Losses incurred 3,83- l'J
STATE OF MINNESOTA, )
Department op Insuraxce, >•
St. Paul, February, 1884. )
I, A. R. McGfll, Insurance Commissioner of
the State of Minnesota, do hereby certify that the
Manufacturers A Builders" Fire Ins. Co. above
named, has complied with the laws of this state
relating to insurance, and is now fully empowered
through its authorized agents to transact its ap
propriate business of lire in-uniiice, in this
state for the year ending January 31st, 1885.
A. R. McGill,
90-94 Jusurance Commissioner.
HAZEN & CO,
Real Estate Loans and Business Broiers,
304 First Avenue South,
MINNEAPOLIS. ... - MIN1C.
We bny, sell and exchcnce Real Estate, busineta
places, collect claims, pay taxes, etc.
Pupil of the eminent pianist, and teacher, S.
B. Mills, of New York, and for several years *
| teacher in well known educational institutions,
and of private classes, most respectfully tender*
l.i- services to those defiling a thoroughly com
pet&U, experienced and conscientious teacher.
No. 98 East Third St,
City Comptroller^ Offici, Citt Hall, "j
Citt op St. Paul.Mixxesota, >
March 5Sth, 1S84.J
Scaled proposals will be received at the office
of the City Comptroller of the City of St. Paul,
State of Minnesota, until 3 o'clock p. ni.
Friday, the Eighteenth Day
of April, 1SS4,
FIVE (5) PER CENT.
City of St Pal
All Issued for the extension of the St. Paul Water
Works, under Acts of the Legislature of the
M:it.- of Minnesota, approved February 10, 1881,
and January 'JO, lso.J, und Resolutions of tht>
Common Coum il of the City of St. Paul, approv
ed March 14, 1863, viz:
underact of Febmary 10, 1981, maturing In 80
yeurs from April 1st, 1884.
under act of January •!*>, 1SHS, maturing in 25
years from April 1st, 1884.
.Ml bearing Interest at the rate of five (5) percent
per annum, payable semi-annuully ut tin- financial
agency of the City of St. Paul in the city of
These bonds will be issued in denominations of
Oae Thousand Dollars Each,
uud delivered to the successful purchaser iu the
City of St. Paul.
The surplus revenues of the Water Works are
BOlBcient to pay the principal uud interest,
promptly at maturity, exclusive of the general
tax levy for buth purpose.
No bid will be entertained at less than par and
accrued Interest, u.i provided by law.
I!id- will be entertained for all the bonds AS K
WHOLE OK b'Olt ANY PORTION THEREOF.
The Committee reserving the right to reject
uny or all bids.
Mark bids, "Sealed Proposals for Water Works
Address, ROBERT A. SMITH,
Chairman Committee of Way* and Muuih of the
City of St. Paul, City Comptroller's office, St,
Paul, State of Minnesota. 89-109
Fire Insurance Co.
PRINCIPAL OFFICE, NEW YORK CITT.
A. L. Sonlard President
L. P. Bayard Secretary
Cash Capital, $350,000.
Loan? secured by mortgage on real
estate S-17,222 90
Market value of U. S. bonds 3(5S,tH>. r. 00
<a-h on hand and in bank 15,189 16
Premiums iu course of collection.. 10,014 83
Total admitted assets §440,431 8»
Capital etock paid up $3.10,000 00
Reserve for reinsurance M,~'J1 17
Unpaid losses 10,195 43
Other liabilities 2,815 00
Total liabilities, including capital $r-M,807 «0
Net surplus $-J4,024 28
III. INCOME IX 1883.
I From premiums received $108,601 08
! From interest und dividends 1J,«38 18
Total income $l-*a,434 84
IV. EXI'ENIMTCUEd IN 1S83.
Losses' pnid $55,230 4$
Commissions and brokcrfisre 0^241 2%
Salaries of uttk-ers and employes... 18,341 *'A
Taxes J,6-« Bl
All other expenditures li,'J0(5 55
Total expenditures 8111,364 58
Total risks In force Dec. 31,1883. .$14,434,000 09
BUSINESS IX MINNESOTA IN 1833. — PIR1.
P.isks written $41'J,Ci5 00
Premiums received 5,t»13 90
- paid 5,94(5 6il
Losses incurred 6,B81 18
STATE OF MINNESOTA, \
Department or iNsinAXce, >
St. Pal-l, February, 1884. )
I, A. R. McOill, Insurance Commissioner of the
State of Minnesota, do hereby certify that tb«
Sterling Fire Insurance Co. above named, has
complied with the laws of this state relating to
insurance, and is now fully tiupower,eU through
its authorized agents to transact its appropriate
business of nre insurance, in this state for the
year eliding January 31st, 1885.
A. K. McQILL,
DO-92 lasututui ComniUnin—f.