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GROVER HAS THE PULL
The Democratic State Con
vention Elects Delegates
Proceedings Enlivened With
Good-Humored and Spir
Only One Contest Over Dele
gates From Congression
Cleveland to Be Supported so
Long as He Is in the
THE MEN CHOSEN.
At Larse— Alternate*—
Iff. Uoran, A. IT. Sackett
P. B. Winston. Dr. Gibson, ,;;-..*
-1.. Baker, J. B. "ai Rliam,
T. Wilson. N. Baxter.
I— C. J. Haines, J. Wikiicr,
H. JC. Wells, A. La Due,
«— lff. Iffullcn, J. C. Wise Jr.,
J. Iff iteming. AY. Borst,
3— J. Koacli, J. Slieeliy,
F. Nicolin. A. Scliallcr.
4— C. D. O'Brien, B. Aberle,
J. 8. O'Brien. J. ('. Bullitt Jr.
fi— Merrick, J. JJ. Jolinson,
C. Iff. Foote. li. Frcderickson.
6— T. Brenner, F. W. Lyons,
J. B. Brown. A. G. Broker.
7— A. Iff <-K in noil, W. Truax,
D. O'Brien. la. K. Davidson.
Lilies are the emblems of peace and
good will. They were conspicuous at
the convention of the Minnesota De
mocracy at Market hall yesterday morn
ing. The well-known features of Grover
Cleveland looked out of a frame on the
platform from a small jungle of nodding
Easter lilies, palms and potted plants.
There were also many flags and a large
nnd well-selected assortment of various
brands of harmony scattered about the
hall. But those Easter lilies. waved and
t nodded above a very lively and amusing
. forensic contest in the opening hours of
the convention. And all of this will ap
"Never saw such a large and harmo
nious gathering of . Democrats in this
state," was the universal comment just
before the convention came to order.
And so it seemed. The hall was bright
and clean, and the state Democracy in
its best bib and tucker turned in enthu
siastic numbers. Not only was every
single county in the state represented,
but every prominent Democrat in Min
nesota was on hand. It was a gather
ing of the brains, bone and sinew of
the party of which any patriotic Jef
fersonian might well have been proud.
Every face wore a pleased and confi
dent smile, and discord seemed as far
distant as pole from pole.
The First Break.
But the row came early. Chairman
Campbell and secretary Smalley per
formed their ministerial functions and
got the temporary organization under
way. But in presenting to the body
the name of Editor Haven for temporary
chairman Mr. Campbell forgot to put
the motion to the house. There would
have been an unanimous vote in favor
of Mr. Haven, but the oversight afford
ed the opportunity to register the kick
which came subsequently. The rumpus
came when the appointing of the regu
lar committees was the order of buai-
P & v/i>n^
ness. In the customary way a resolu
tion was offered providing for the ap
pointment by the chair of the three
committees. This had been planned and
the members duly selected in advance,
as every one knew. But Chris O'Brien
was the Ate who threw in the apple of
discord. He wanted, each district, in
stead of the chair, to name the commit
tees. W. M. Campbell rather hurl than
helped his side of the argument by say
ing the committee had already picked
out the members. of the committees,
which statement cave a handle for the
opposition to inaugurate rattling war
fare. Senator Craven. Mayor Durant
and others came to the support of the
position of O'Brien, and demanded that
the convention have some voice in dis
charging its duties. Single Tax Buell
stood by Campbell, and there was a
very neat and ornate debate in fiery
language and worse grammar, which
v^ Vs^ s^-^^^i* V"^^
threatened to tear the convention wide
open. Finally the astute Ed Stevens,
of Hennepin, came to the rescue with
a substitute,' which provided for the
naming of the credentials committee by
the chair and other committees as sug
gested by the O'Brien plan. Mr. Camp
bell voted no with very great emphasis,
but the Stevens oil was poured over the
whole convention. Chairman Haven
pulled the list from his pocket, read the
credentials committee, and the conven
tion took a recess until 2:30 o'clock.
The Whole Trouble
grew out of a very simple matter. Some
of the delegates got the idea the state
central committee wanted to dictate too
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much, and an early quietus was put
upon it. There was also a little too
much talk of a slate, and the independ
ents went early on record as opposing
all machine business.
it was at least an hour after the ap
pointed time before the convention was
rapped to order. The committee on
credentials had meanwhile had a long i
session,- listening to the proxy question,
and finally submitted a report, showing
every county represented. Assistant
Secretary Donnelly had an amusing
turn reading the list, his strong Scan
dinavian accent giving an unfamiliar
sound to many a familiar name. The
list was agreed to, and the convention
then laboriously reported the names of
other committees. The proceedings
were here slow to monotony, and in
striking contrast to the hot scenes of
the early session, nor was there any
excitement when the temporary organi
zation was made permanent. There was
applause, however, when Mr. Campbell
explained that he had inadvertently
ominitted, in first presenting Mr.
Haven's name, to put it to a vote of the
convention, and he only now recalled it
when the body had ratified the choice.
The venerable. Mart Wilkinson here
got the auricle of the hall, and intro
duced a resolution declaring for Cleve
land first, last and' all the time. 'Mr.
Campbell called for three cheers for
Grover, and they were given and the
resolutions adopted by a rising vote.
William Rodger, of Ramsey, wanted to
add something more binding, but Mr.
Campbell said "that was all right," and
Rodger sat down.
Sown to Business.
Now came the business of the conven
tion. Dan Lawler opened the way by
proposing to proceed to the election of
four delegates.at large to the Chicago
convention and four alternates. Mayor
Winston made his maiden speech in a
state convention, lt was not long and
not ornate, but it nominated Hon.
Michael Doran as one of the delegates.
C. D. O'Brien made a graceful second,
and by a rising vote the election was
made "unanimous. Mr. Doran was es
corted to the stage by Messrs. Winston
and O'Brien, and made a short address.
He ended by nominating Mayor Win
ston. Some one wanted to at once make
the election by acclamation, but this
would have cut off the flood of oratory,
so it was
squelched and Charley Foote given a
chance to make his little speech, which
he gracefully dirt. Then Winston was
elected and compelled to make a speech,
the best of his life, of course, for he is
becoming a rattling good talker. W. M.
Campbell then nominated Lewis Baker
. for delegate-at-large and seconds were
made by D. W. Lawler and by C. P.
Maginnis, of Duluth. The election was
made by a rising vote, but Mr. Baker
was not present to respond. Joseph
Leicht, of Winona, presented Judge
Wilson's name, and D. B. Johnson, of
Hennepin, made • an eloquent sec
ond. Judge Wilson was of course,
elected by acclamation. A Carlton
county delegate wanled a committee
to bring Messrs. Baker and Winston
before the convention, but it
was explained that the former was
indisposed and the latter absent in
Washington. Everything went smooth
ly along until it came to the ratification
of the delegates and alternates chosen
by the Third district, It was then de
veloped that a serious split had occurred
in this district and the two factions
were in hot warfare. Mr. Keeley, of
Rice, presented one set of names and
Senator Craven, of Carver, had another.
Mr. Doran spoke for the former, and
several impassioned speeches were
made on both sides. A roll of the coun
ties of that 'district was ordered, and by
a vote of 3(5 to 34, the first report was
adopted. Harmony was again restored
and the remaining district choices were
ratified. There was a wait for the com
mittee on resolutions, relieved by a
rattling speech by Dan Lawler. Then
the platform was read in the dulcet
tones of P. J. Smalley and the conven
tion was over.
CAMPBELL .STARTS THE BALL.
Greatest Democratic Convention
Convention Held in the State.
The delegates were nearly all present
by 12 o'clock, the hour fixed in the call
for the convention, but it was not until
nearly 12:80 that the great gathering
was called to order by W. M. Campbell,
chairman of the state central committee.
The call was read by Secretary Smalley,
and Chairman Campbell proceeded to
congratulate the Democracy of the state
on "the representative attendance of
delegates. It showed an increased at
tendance interest in Democracy
the Northwest. Every county was
represented, and that was the
_._ — ~*. - largest Democratic
had been held in
this '*. state. The
state central com
mittee had exer
cised its authority
by selecting a tem
lofficer, and he had
•■great pleasure in
Jnaming that gen-,
Haven. Mr. Haven
stood by Grover
Cleveland at a time
when it looked as
if the politicians and manipulators of
the country— the men who were in "poli
tics for power and spoils—were going
to shelve the ex-president. He called
upon Mr. Haven to take the chair.
Mr. Haven was cordially greeted. He
delivered a somewhat lengthy- address.
That was the proudest moment of his
life. He, amid loud applause, referred
to signal services of .Cleveland, and
urged Democrats to have' the courage
of their opinions. They must not for
get to speak in behalf of an honest dol-
lar. [Loud applause.] He wanted a dol
lar that represented a hundred cents
worth of wheat; 100 cents worth of
beef; 100 cents worth of lumber; 100
cents worth of all kind of products.
W. E. Mackenzie, of Crookston, was
selected temporary secretary, and J. G.
Donnelly, of Ramsey, assistant secre
TEMPEST IN A TEAPOT.
Lively Discussion Created Over
the Selection of Committees.
E. C. Stringer (Ramsey) moved that
the chairman appoint committees on
credentials, resolutions and : permanent
organization. The committees were to
consist of one member at large and two
from each congressional district.
C. D. O'Brien (Ramsey) was opposed
to this. lie wanted the roll of counties
called, and each county to select a mem
ber of each committee.
W. M; Campbell stoutly objected to
the amendment. It was usual for the
temporary chairman to select these com
mittees, and prior to the convention he
had assisted Mr. Haven to prepare a
list of delegates who were fitted to con
stitute the committees. Every district
would be properly represented. Mr.
Campbell questioned if the delegations
would be prepared, on the call of coun
ties, to present representative names.
Mr. O'Brien explained the reason for
his motion was to have the committees
thoroughly iepresentative. That was a
Democratic convention, and he sup
posed the delegates had the capacity of
thinking. [Applause]. If there was a
delegation present unable to instantan
eously select a member for any commit
tee lhat delegation ought to withdraw.
[Applause]. Let them have a free ex
pression of the Democracy of Minnesota.
A Free Expression.
• Mr. Campbell disliked to disagree
with Mr. O'Brien, but he maintained
that they would have just as free an ex
pression of Democratic opinion if the
selection of committees was left to the
chairman. The delegations were liable
to take some man and pat him on the
back for benefits to be secured at some
election. Could not the convention
trust the chairman to give them a fair
J. 11. Ives (Ramsey) considered that
Mr. Campbell was perfectly right in the
position he took in this matter.
E. Durant (Washinzton) asked the
new historical question: "What are
we here for?" and gave the reply: "To
serve the best interests of the Demo
cratic party." Mr. O'Brien's, motion
was the correct one.
A Delegate— How many members do you
propose to have on the committees Mr.
Mi. . O'Brien — One member from each
Mr. Campbell— is eighty-one mem
Mr. O'Brien— Yes, . and why not? Each
member who has spoken has congratulated
the convention because there are hundreds
of Democrats present.
M. S. Wilkinson, Faribault, character
ized the discussion
as a storm in a tea
pot. It was the
rule for the chair
man, to appoint
and lie saw no rea
son for departing
from this custom.
(Carver) could see
no reason why the
delegates to . the
tion should be se
lected by a few
Question, q ue s
ion; he is out ot order, . Mr. Chairman.
f 7f. GrtXAjt**).
Senator Craven (continuing) protested
that the delegates had not even the op
portunity of casting their vote for tem
porary chairman. [Applause.] ;'■*'
Mr. Campbell— Chairman, I —
The • Chairman— The gentleman is out of
Mr. Campbell— l would like to ask Mr.
Craven a question. Does he - —
Senator Craven— l think I understand the
question. It is whether the slate shall go
through or whether it shall be broken. [Ap
plause.] * * * > •
Mr. Campbell— l would like to ask the sen
ator how the selection of national delegates
is going to be affected by the appoiutmeut of
Senator Craven— claim it will indirectly
Mr. Campbell— No, sir; it has nothing to
do with the selection of delegates.
Senator Craven— My position is this: The
delegates here have traveled hundreds of
miles to participate in this convention. We
do not want tho state central committee to
do the work before us. We . are capable of
doing all that there is to do. and for that rea
son I am heartily in favor of the motion
made by Mr. O'Brien. I also hope the
amendment will prevail, and that we shall
have a voice in this convention. [Loud ap
There were repeated cries of "Ques
tion." but this did not deter a score of
delegates from taking the floor.
OfT His Base.
C. J. Buell (Ramsey) came out ahead.
The gentleman; from Carver, he pro
ceeded, was off his base. He was talk
ing about choosing delegates to the na
tional convention. That had nothing to
do with the appointment of these com
mittees. ' *
Senator Craven : I would say
Mr. Buell: I have got the floor, sir. He
Could see certain cd van acres in Mr.O'Hrien's
spring it at thai
time. Just fanes
made up o 1
bers 1 It was
ticable. Think ol
bers "getting to
gether aud fram
ing a- platform.
would have tc
to satisfy every
Mr. OB rie
should have pui
in his proposition
„.,_i;„- ...^ il.nl the
have been prepared to act upon -it.
Mr. O'Brien: When could I put it in?
Mr. Campbell: I will answer that question
and say you could put it in some time when
you had a chairman from St. Paul and not
when you had one from the country.
Cries of "Sit down" and laughter.
Mr. Buell— one word more and I . will
sit down. I don't know when the gentleman
from Ramsey could put it in. The Ramsey
delegation is fixed ah right. •:.;.
Mr. O'Brien— Except Mr. Campbell. He is
not fixed. ■
Mr. Buell— Campbell doss not want to .
be fixed. I hope, the amendment will not
Mr. Durant— now move that we proceed .-.
to elect a temporary chairman.
Loud cries of "No, no." :
Mr. Campbell— call the gentleman to
order. . .*_■•■
Mr. Durant— l reiterate we must select the
members from the . three committees by. the
E. A. Stevens (Hennepin) t'irew oil on'
the troubled waters. He moved, as a
substitute motion, that the chairman at
once appoint a committee on creden
tials, and while they were out the other,
committees be selected by the delega- ■
tions, as proposed by Mr. O'Brien.
Mr. O'Brien accepted the substitute.
■T "Mr?- Campbell— move : a division of the ■
question. Let us vote on the. committee of,
credentials. :-:^IS^ IM CH ,I VBP | I | WP g *^HSH
Mr. O'Brien would not have this. The mo
lion was out of order.
PAINT PAUL MINN., FRIDAY MORNING, APJtIL 1, 1892.
Mr. Campbell— l move to amend. ■■.-.',' -^Vi
Mr. Stevens— But you cauuot amend. . - ; >' : ; r '
Mr. Campbell— A substitute ii an amend
ment. ""-*:'-"■ '.-:'." ",' 'riTT*
Cries of "No. no !" - '..' ■'."//'•--*' *"'
Mr. Campbell (sotto voce) course. I ad
mire the efforts ot Mr. O'Brien to get us into
a wrangle, aud we are going to get into one
nil right. >*% ■
The chairman was about to put the
suostitute to a vote. .-'■■:
Mr. Campbell— moment.
Cries of "Question." ■-..-..
Mr. Campbell— moment — —
Renewed cries: "Question." '■■_ -*••■
Mr. Campbell— do not want any disturb
Cries of "Oh, shut up," and "ques
Mr. Campbell retired, and the chair
man put tho substitute, and it was car
ried, amid applause. Mr. Campbell
thereupon declared: "Now, gentiemen.
I rise to a point of order. Until that
committee reports this convention can
do no business.
A recess was taken until 2:30, the
chairman having appointed the follow
Committee on Credentials.
D. W. Lawler, of Ramsey, at large.
First District— D. R. V. Hibbs, Freeborn; H.
R. Weils, Fillmore.
Second— Ahem. Murray; H. P. Con
stans, Faribault. -
Third— C. A. Kohle, Le Sueur; J. C. Garrity,
Fourth— P. T. Kavanagh, Ramsey; 3. D.
Fifth— Armstrong, A.Goodrich, Hen
William Lunn, Wright; H. H. Hun
kins, Carlton. .. ' -
Seventh— P. K. O'Hara, Big Stone; C. L.
Baxter, Otter Tail.
SOLID FOR CLEVELAND.
Instruction for Delegates to the
The committee on credentials was not
ready to report when the convention
re-assembled, and it was after 3 o'clock -
before business was resumed. D. \V.
at that time, and
the report of the
mittee was read
by Mr. Donnelly.*
There was no op
position, and, tlie
adopted, the con
ed, by call of con
nricts, to select
on resolution and
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ization. This resultec
First District— R. O. Craig, of. Waseca, F.
L. Randall, of Winona.
Second— John A. Johnson, of Nicollet;
Johu C. Wise Jr.. of Blue Earth.
! Third— H. G. Koerner, of Scott; M. R. Ev
erett; of Le Sueur.
Fourth— W. M. . Cutcheon, of Ramsey.
L. VV. Folsom, Chisago.
Fifth— F. C. Brooks, A. T. Ankeny, Henne
Sixth— C. F. McDonald, Steams; J.- C. Nu
Seventh— ll. •H. Casey, Stevens; Nathan
Butler, Clay. -
At Large— P. J. Smalley, of Ramsey. -< n . : ,
First J.F.McGovem, of Wabasha:
G. H. Heffron, of Olmsted. *.--".
Second— A. L. Sackett, of Nicollet; J. S. ;
King, of Nobles.
Third P. Tanner, Goodhue; P. H.
Keeffe, Renville. Mn*'
Fourth— E. W. Durant, Washington; Dan
Aberle, of Ramsey.
Fifth— Ed A. Stevens and M. J. Dolan, of
Hennepin. • "*....• •
Sixth— Morris Thomas, of St. Louis; Dr. ,
Seventh District— T. McMahon, of Otter
Tail ; Joseph Smith, of Polk.
At Large— M. S Wilkinson, of Faribau't.
The appointment of committeemen at
large, on each committee, was left to
the chairman. V:
A recess was taken for ten minutes, :
when Mr. Wilkinson, as chairman, re
ported that the committee on permanent
organization recommended that the
temporary organization be made per
The report went through with a rush.
Mr. Campbell here made a personal
explanation. He understood that when
he named Mr. Haven as temporary ■
chairman he did not put his name to the
convention. This was quite an over
sight on his part, and he hoped the
delegates would overlook the apparent
neglect. ." ,-" " * - '■-"■■■: .
It was stated that the committee on ;
resolutions would be some time before
being ready to report. Mr. Wilkinson 1
took the opportunity to move these *'* i
First— That we present the name of Grover "
Cleveland for tbe presidency, and we expect
our delegates in the national convention, to
be hereafter presented, to use every honora
ble means by their united voices and votes to*
assist in his nomination. - *
Second— That in their votes in said conven
tion the delegation shall vote as a unit, the
majority of the delegation determining what
the vote of the entire delegation shall be.
Third— That the delegation shall continue*:
to vote and work for Grover Cleveland as
long as there is reasonable hope of his nom
There were a score of seconders to the '
W.Rodger (Ramsey) suggested that
the resolution be made a little stronger,
so that the delegation be required to
vote for Grover Cleveland so long as his
name was before the convention. *'" • :
Mr. Aberle (Ramsey)— Oh, this resolu-,
tion covers that all right. "*- ■*
The resolutions were adopted . amid
great enthusiasm, the delegates rising
to their feet and giving three lusty
cheers for the ex-president.
Delegates at Large. ■■.*?/.'£
The election of four delegates at laree:
was taken up at the suggestion of D. W.
Lawler. • '--l?, >
P. B. Winston (Hennepin) nominated
M. Doran. '■■-^__WB___:
C. D. O'Brien seconded, mentioning,
his steadfast support of Grover Cleve
land.. ■■'■7 ■•-•.
The motion was agreed to by a unani
mous: vote, amid enthusiasm. •**-.- f-.t.
Mr. Doran was called to the platform.
He had no words to convey to them his
thanks for the high honor done mm.
He highly ap
was true he was
a" 01 c vei and
plause.] He be
-1 i c v c d they
could win with
with none oth
applause.] And '
they would re
de em Minne
sota with Cleve
land at their
head. If Mr. Cleveland was their stand
ard bearer, the great effort of their, life
would be to redeem Minnesota and place
her in the ranks "of the Democratic
party. Mr. DoraiL before he. left the
platform, •-: proposed Mr. Winston -Jas; a
delegate. ■ ..f :-^
C. M. Foote, Hennepin, seconded. -|
The motion was adopted? by a rising^
vote. : : 7'& ' >*ri;*L : " £.
; Mr. Winston was called , to, the plat-;
form, and geeted enthusiastically. He
thanked - them r warmly for • their confi
dence in him. Tie believed the Demo
crats of Minnesota would this fall give
the Republicans a good deal of trouble.
[Applause.] •;* * ; ; 'c ■ -.f.
■ W. M. Campbell presented the name
of Lewis Baker. << '
D. W. Lawler seconded. tsa
•• C. P. McOinuis (Duluth) also sup
•• 'The resolution was adopted enthusi
astically by a rising vote. . ] .'fli.:
* J. Leicht (Winona) placed the name
of Thomas Wilson as a delegate.
7. D. S. Johnson (IlenneD in) seconded,
and warmly supported by several dele
gates. . ;
The *. motion, like the others, was
adopted by a rising vote.
The selection of alternates followed,
with this result:
1 Maj. A. L. Sackett, of Nicollet— Alternate
for Mr. Doran.
- Dr. O. W. Gibson, of Austin— Alternate for
J. D. Markham, of Chisago— for
N. Baxter, of Clay— Alternate for Mr.
. The districts were called for the elec
tion of district delegates and alternates
on the proposition of Ambrose Tighe.
The result was:
** First District-Delegates: H. R. Wells,
Fillmore; C. J. Haines, Wabasha. Alternates:
A. La Due, Dodge; John Wikner, Winona.
* Second District —M. Mullen, Benson;
James Manning, Nobles. Alternates: Wilson
B*rst, Murray; John C. Wise Jr., Blue Earth.
Third District— Joseph Roach. Rice: Frank
Nicolin. Scott. Alternates: John Sheehy.
Le Sueur; Albert Schaller, Dakota.
: Fourth District-C. D. O'Brien,* Ramsey;
James S. O'Brieu, Washington. Alternates-
Dan Aberle, Ramsey; John C. Bullet Jr.,
7i Fifth District— M. Foote, Titus Mareck,
nennepiu. Alternates— Frederickson,
D. B. Johnson, Hennepin.
'. Sixth District- G. Brown, St. Louis;
Theodore Bruener, Steams. Alternates—
Broker, Wadena; F. W. Lyon, Morrison.
■*'• Seventh District— Alex McKinuon, Folic;
Dennis -. O'Brien, Kandiyohi. Alternates—
W. E. Truax, Wilkin; L. Ed Davidson, Otter
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j A LIVELY CONTEST
Over the Delegation From the
■:!'■£*•*■ Third District.
I The only contest was in the Third
; district Here two sets of delegates
.- were reported.
BJ- Keeley, (Rice) reported the names
of J. Roach, Northfield; F. Nicholin,
Scott, for delegates J. A. Sheehy, Le
Sueur; A. Shaler, Dakota, alternates.
'-Senator Craven reported the names of
S.P. Brown, McLeod; A. Shaler. Da
kota, delegates; R. Walsh, Nicollet;
VV. G. Commick, Sibley, alternates.
vA: flood of oratory was at once let
Mr. Keeley maintained that his dele
gates were the only regularly selected,
and truly represented the people of the
Third district. -
-> Senator Craven denied this. He
claimed that his nominees were indorsed
by the delegates from six counties.
J. T. Miller.in an impassioned speech,
stated that several attempts had been
made to get a caucus of the district, but
- . „ cnnlinn ' -*,f th»
it octwuu vi W-.V**
delegates had per
sistently ;. refused
to 'participate iii
Th c * delegation,
headed by Mr.
Koach, had been
duly passed upon
by the delegates
who attended the
caucus, and,, ar
gue d that the
other * name's,
should not be rec
ognized by the
(Ramsev) wanted the convention to pass
the Third district and take up the other
districts. In the meantime if the Third
district could not agree they might pass
upon the matter.
A. Schaller wanted to make a per
sonal statement. It was that the Third
district delegates go into caucus and
there wash their dirty linen.
'. Cries ot "Sit down" and "Agreed."
7 Mr. Doran, however, wanted to make
an explanation, and was allowed to do
so. ' Tie argued that a majority of the
district favored the delegates headed by
i ßoach. The opposition had persistently
refused to amicably settle their differ
ences. : The delegates had left the cau
cus when the matter was placed before
tliem - , * .a " ...
i 11. Keeler (Faribault), from an inde
pendent standpoint, said that the dele
gates headed by Roach had been prop
en v placed before the delegates, and
tha't 'the. men who opposed, when de
feated, had walked out of the caucus
and refused to abide by the decision.
He said that the vote taken was over
whelmingly iv favor of the Roach dele
Mr. O'Hair (Big Stone) moved that a.
roll of counties in the Third district be
taken. ■ * . _
■■; Senator Craven— Mr. Chairman, all I
Cries of "Oh. shut up" and "Give us
■?■•■ Mr- Donnelly appealed for fair play.
■1 -The gentleman had a right to express
his opinions, whatever they might be. •
The Chairman— gentleman from
■Carver has the floor,
i Senator "Craven" said he had never
been asked to attend a certain caucus of
hil district. : .:; '-\ ' ■
. ; 1 Delegate— I told you myself.
I The remark was greeted with much
laughter, in the midst of which Senator
Craven sought the obscurity of his seat,
-: ; ; A vote of the district was decided
""Sfifeie result was: «
. aoach Delegation— Brown Delegation—
Gqpdhne ■:-'.*:; ::':... 7 Carver.;.. 7
Le8ueur.. .......... 8 Dakota... 9
Refeville... ......; 5 McLeod ............ 7
Kife ;...::.;........ 8 Meeker... 5
.B#t... ...■.*...*•.■-.. 8 Sibley 6
'*-n : * ; *". " : - " - •~ . 771
■btal 3U Total .......34
The announcement of the vote was re
ceived with cheers. The Roach dele
gation was thereupon elected with
urihnimity of opinion.
7; The committee on resolutions not
having been heard from, to fill the in
terval, a speech from D. W. Lawler was
demanded." Mr. Lawler gracefully re
sponded. He made a very pleasing ad
dress," and evoked the enthusiasm of the
convention by assuring a victory for
Cleveland in Minnesota. He eloquently
eulogized - the ex-president, whom he
characterized as a great leader.
tr ' — "
f f . ARO AD AND STRONG.
The Platform Which Secured the
Indorsement of the Delegates.
P. J. Smalley mounted the platform
atthe close of Mr. Lawler's speech, and
at once proceeded to read the report of
the committee on resolutions. It ran:
That the Democratic party of Minnesota
once more dedicates its first and best ener
gies to the "acteomplishme of a single end—
the complete,' but intelligent and gradual re
iorm of a system of tariff duties which is
both corruptive and unjust. We are opposed
» to' the theory of protection, as a mauitesta-
Hio* of the principle of paternalism lv poli
tics with -which out party is traditionally at
war. That system creates burdens which af
fect different 'classes and sections of our
country disproportionately and inequitably.lt
stimulates' ana maintains monopolies among
us. It saps the strength of our industrial en
• ergies. It pollutes the." springs of political
"ociion.^S*^-.*."- *-.* '.- *■ . :., I"-'
---*jW6 aim to secure laws by which reve
■Vii&s of the nation shall be accommodated to.
thf just needs of a»government economically :
administered within 1 *- its * legitimate .sphere: .
■ which sliall make commerce and industry,
free, and shall guard their freedom when at
tained; which shall make no man . poor j, tbat,
ano.her may be rich: which shall deliver leg
islation from the * corrupting influences of a
Continued; on Sixth Page.
THE HARRISON ESTATE
It Will Amount to Something
Over a Million Dol
His Wife and Daughter Get
Most of It in Equal
His Mother and Sister Re
membered for Monthly
Knights of the Jimmy Get in
Their Work in an Elroy
Special to the Globe.
Duluth, Minn., March 31.— The
will of the late M. B. Harrison, world's
fair commissioner, was filed in the
probate court this morning, and was
admitted to probate by Judge Ayers. lt
is an interesting document and is char
acteristic of Mr. Harrison, being written
in his own handwriting on a half-sheet
of unruled ladies' note paper. It begins
abruptly, and is as follows:
I leave my mother $100 per month during
her life time, and my sister. Helen B. Har
rison, $50 per month during her life time. .
payable promptly at the beginning of each
six months, the whole six months in ad
vance. The balance of my estate I leave half
to my wife, and half to my daughter, ray
daughter not to come into possession of her
estate until she becomes twenty-five, but
ample provision must be made for her high
est education, being in accordance with her
estate. I mate and appoint my wife the sole
executrix of the estate, without bond, and
the guardian of my child. Of course, if I
have any more children they are to receive
their proper proportion. M. B. Harrison.
The estate is expected to inventory
about a million and . a . quarter, but the
liabilities are not yet known.
ANOTHER FAKIR LOOSE.
He Would Hang All tho Electors
Butte, Mont., March 31.— 1n 1888, ln
Northern Montana, between . forty and
fifty cattle thieves were hanged by
ranchers as rapidly as they could be
captured, but Wyoming promises to
beat the record. For ten years a band
of cattle rustlers have operated east and
south of the National park. . Courts
have been powerless to convict, owing
to the perfect organization of trained
' witnesses, whose testimony was over
whelmingly in favor of the defendants.
The. thieves have for a long, time been
doing business as an incorporated com
pany. A delegation * ; of thirty cattle
men rom g Eastern .; Montana .passed I
through here a few days. 1 ago armed
to*" the!' ; teeth, and with . - horses
and* grain. Near Lander they
were to ' meet : by agreement at
least 150 men from different points in -
Montana, Idaho*; Wyoming and Nebras
ka, and all heavily armed*. The expedi
tion was to move northward fully 200
strong, and is probably even now in the
heart" of the cattle country hanging
rustlers. At least seventy-five, and
perhaps 100 of these rustlers will go out
of the cattle business.- No definite
news of this wholesale hanging will
reach a'telegraph. office for a week or
ten days after the clean-up takes place.
The cattle companies, it is understood,
received $2-2,000 to defray the expeiisea
of the expedition.
They Meet for Conference at
Special to the Globe.
HUROX, S. D., March 31.— Friends of
prohibition from various parts ot the
state were here conferring on the pro
hibition question today. They were
Democrats. Republicans, Independents
and Prohibitionists. Some are quite
prominent in their party. While dif
fering on other questions, they were a
unit against submitting the prohibition
clause in the state constitution, and
agreed to do anything possible to check
any sentiment favoring resubmission.
Plans were outlined. looking to a more
rigid . enforcement of the prohibition
Jaw. None favored fusing in the com
ing campaign, but preferred to leave
the question with each party for action
at the convention, if deemed advisable.
. Reports indicated that the prohibition
law is well respected in most places
east of the Missouri river. JlijMllWf
Sale of a Newspaper.
Special to the Globe.
Lake Benton, Minn., March 31.—
The Lincoln County Journal, published
at Tyler, eight . miles east of here, has
changed hands, G. I. Larson assuming
control. The new editor has been quite
a prominent figure in local politics since
the organization of the county, having
been at one time superintendent of
schools of this county, and also county
auditor for seven years. The Journal
will continue to be Republican.
Political Row at Devil's Lake.
Special to the Globe.
Devil's Lake, N. D., March 31.—
About one hundred citizens have signed
a petition requesting George W. Jamie
son to run for mayor next Monday, He
consented this morning. His nomina
tion will literally disappoint many who
expected to enjoy the annual spring
scrap between the Republican factious.
Jamieson is .independent. One Demo
ocrat, George Yannier, is named on the
Citizens' ticket for alderman.
A $62,000,000 Estate.
Janesviele, Wis., March 31.— C.
and Will Ford, of this city, have been
notified that they are heirs to part of an
estate now valued . at fG2,000,C00, In
Harlem, N. Y. In revolutionary times
the Corbets owned a large tract of land
in Harlem, of which they gave a ninety
... nine-year lease, which is now expiring.
The Messrs. Ford's mother was a mem
ber of the Corbet family and her two
boys come in for a good share.
Burned to Death.
Special to the Globe.
Dukaxd, Wis., March 31.— Miss Mary
Hendrickson, of Frankfort, a woman
seventy-six years . old, burned ; to death
with her. residence early /yesterday
morning. - She had some lambs in her
kitchen which she had been in the habit
of feeding nights.' It is thought she up
,'set her lamp while caring for them in
the night" in question.*" Her charred-re
mains and those of her pets were found
■in the cellar by neighbors.
Fatally Burned. "',
... Milwaukee, March 31.— The build-,
iug and _ contents of :; Berger's bedding ■
company, 529, and " 531 Market street,
THE' GLOBE BULLETIN.
"Weather—Light rain or snow . ..
Minnesota Democrats name delegates.
Harvester works sits chosen-
M. B. Harrison's will probated.
Prank Hatton on Harrison.
The senate talks silver.
South Dakota Prohibitionists meet. .
Frank Shaw's man held at Chicago-
Senator Palmer on silver.
Passenger rata war threatened.
Wheat committee agrees on report.
Death of Kobert H. Dixon.
Fred Gebhart buys valuable horses.
Ex-Gov. Amss excites Kepublicans.
Free wool bill in the house.
was totally destroyed by fire last night.
Loss $40,000, insurance $2*2,000. Frank
Knuth. oil boy of the concern, sixteen
years of age, caused an explosion by
coming too near to the oil reservoir with
a lantern, and was terribly burned and
will die. "
Factory Men Revolt.
03HKOSH, Wis., March 31.— The log
ging trust recently formed, and which
controls practically the whole output of
-Wisconsin and Mchiean, has adopted a
scale of prices so high as to cause fac
tory men to rely on the general market
for their supply of lumber. They say
they can buy the lumber cheaper than
they can purchase the logs and saw
Returned to St. Paul.
Special to the Globe.
West Superior, Wis., March 31.—
he window smasher was returned to
St. Paul today by the sheriff. She
seemed rational this morning. As an
excuse for her vicious practices she says
she is a confirmed morphine user. She
still says she is Mrs. E. J. Haley, wife
of a St. Paul druggist, and that the St.
Paul police sent her here.
Bank Safe Blown.
Ei.roy, Wis, March 31.— The City
bank at this place was blown open by
burglars about 1 o'clock this morning,
and about $3,500 secured. Tlie robbers
have escaped, but it is supposed they
left on the south-bound train, going
either to Chicago or Milwaukee, where
detectives are on the watch for them.
Boies' Brother in It.
Special to the Globe.
Sioux City, 10., March 31.— leg
islature provided for an additional judge
in this district to be " appointed by the
governor, and there are four candidates,
W. G. Sears and John 11. Kealley. of
this city, A. Van Wagenen, ot Rock
Rapids, W. I). Boies, of Sheldon,
the latter a brother of the governor.
Madison, Wis., March 31.— Gron
hyatekha, of Toronto, Can., supreme .
chief ranirer of the Independent Order
of Foresters, is in the city for the pur
pose of organizing a state hig!< court of
the order in ; Wisconsin. Representa
tives are present from all courts in the
Damaged by an Explosion.
Spsclal to the Globe. . ■/.. ' , . .
Winona, March Word : reached
here today, of an explosion in a large
flouring mill at St. Charles, owned and
operated by. H. J. O'Neil & Co. The
concussion was so great as to blow out
the end of the packing room. Fire im
mediately started and did 81,000 damage.
-Wealthy Mine Owner Dead,
Special to the Globe.
Deadwood, S. IX, March 31.— C01.
Charles F. Thompson, one of the wealth
iest mine and cattle owners in the Black
Hills, and prominent as a leader of the
Democracy in the state, died suddenly
today, aged sixty-three years.
Valuable Stallion Sold.
Special to the Globe.
Morris, Minn., March 31.— The Rock
dale Farm company a few days ago sold
a Shire stallion to a North Dakota com
pany for $1,400 cash. Large numbers of
horses are being brought to this coun
ty, and are being sold rapidly.
Special to the Globe. *
Dundas, March 31.— Fire destroyed
the barn of Fred Shandorf, general
merchant here, at 1:30 this morning,
containing five head of horses, hay and
grain, valued at $1,200, with $300 insur
ance on the barn only. The fire was
the work of an incendiary.
Big Mill Burned.
Special to the Globe.
Winthrop. Minn.. March 31.— The
Winthrop flour mill burned to the
ground this morning at 3 o'clock. It is
not known how the fire caught. The
loss will reach $33,000. with $23,000 in
surance. The mill was owned by Kloss
uer Bros. & Riesling.
Awarded Over $8,000.
Special to tbe Glooe.
Eau Claire, Wis., March 31.—Mar
tin Dugan was today awarded $8,583 by
the jury in his suit against the Omaha
railway. In March, 1891, he was thrown
from his engine by the spout of a water
tank and was severely injured.
Death of Judge Nowlin.
Rapid City, S. D., March 31.— Judge
John W. Nowlin died ' here this morn
ing of consumption. He was prominent
in politics, and widely known in Da
kota, Nebraska and lowa.
Killed by a Tree.
Special to the Globe.
Red Wing, March 31.— Knut Skrat
vold, living in Wisconsin, across the
river from here, was killed by being
struck by a tree' which he was felling.
License Made $1,000.
Special to the Globe.
Elbow Lake, Minn., March 31.— The
saloon license has been placed at $1,000
in the village by the council. Two sa
loons will open up immediately.
; Planing 31111s Burned.
Menomonee, Wis.,. March 31. —
Knapp, Stout & Co.'s two planing mills
and lumber yards at Cedar FMls burned
last night. The loss is $75,000.
Seeding to Begin.
Special to the Globe.
' Kenyon, Minn., March Farmers
have been., plowing the past two days.
Seeding will begin next week. ;*
Death of a Veteran.
Detroit, Mich., March 31.— John
Owen, the veteran vessel owner of this
city who came to Detrqit,fifty-five years
ago, died this"** morning. Tie ; held sev
eral offices in the state, serving as state
treasurer during the war,
Beaver Lake Site
Chosen for the
Big Harvester Works
of St. Paul.
— ■ — .. ■ ■ -■■■— mt
LITTLE BEN'S DANGER
The Chilly Disposition of Baby
McKee's Grandpa May Do
. Him Up.
Frank Hatton Says Many Re«
publicans Would Vote for
Ex-Gov. Ames Wants to Go to
Chicago on a Democratic
Campaign Committee Se- '
lects Its Members.
Special to the Globe.
Chicago, March 31.— Ex-Postmaster
General Frank Hatton, who is return*
ing from a visit to lowa, reviewing the
political situation today, said: "Yes, it
looks as though Harrison would be nom
inated, but it 'doesn't follow by any
means that there's a unanimity ot sen
timent in the party in his favor. There
is plenty of disaffection, and if there
were any candidate on whom the oppo
sition could unite Mr. Harrison wouldn't
find it plain sailing at Minneapolis.
Such men as Tom Piatt, Ex-Senator
Farwell. Senator Wolcott and Sen
ator 7 Washburn, who don't like
Harrison and don't want him
to get the nomination, have not ,
united upon and gone. to work for any
opposition candidate, but I think there
may be some friction at the convention,
just the same. Thero will be a good '
mony uninstructed delegates, and they
may not fall into the Harrison column
so easily. The whole trouble with
Harrison is in his cold manners. Now,
when Chester A. Arthur was president
be could kick a man out of the White
house and • across Lafayette park and
then give him a bottle of arnica to cure
him and make it all right; but Har
rison is different. If Cleveland is
nominated he will get a big Reputx
.Mean vote. Harrison will have the
fight of his life on his hands. Our
stock in trade before Cleveland was
elected was that if a Democrat were
elected president rebels would be pen
sioned and the country turned over to
the South, but Grover Cleveland made
a good president, the rebels were nut
pensioned and no revolution occurred,
and that is why Cleveland will get a
great many Republican votes if nom
inated, but owing to the lack of unitj
in New York and the seeming popular
demand for a } Western man. it looks to
me that the Democrats cannot nominate
a better ticket than Roles, of lowa, and
Russell, of Massachusetts. ; Hill hasn't
much of a show, and if he were put vi
against Cleveland tomorrow seven bul ,
of ten votes would be cast for Grover."
EX-GOV. AMES WILL FIGHT,
He Will Stand for Delegate on tim ■
Tariff* Issue. .
Boston, Mass., March 31.— Ex-Gov.
Ames announces that he will be a can
didate for delegate at large before tho
Republican convention. He says: • ''l
understand that, my name was consid
ered by the central state committee, but
was rejected because, in the opinion of
the committee I was not sound on the
tariff question. As that statement has
gone forth I am willing to go before
the state convention as a candidate
that I may ascertain how large a pro*
portion of the delegates agree with
me in my views on tho tariff. - Many
prominent Republicans have assured
me that they agree with me. and many
of those who left tlie Republican party
on the tariff issue have said to me that
if the party should indorse my stand on
the question they would be pleased to
leave their Democratic associates and
return to the Republican party. 1 do
not believe in making the party any
smaller than it is. It a man is to be
read out Of the party because he does
not believe in every line of the McKin
ley bill; because he believes in free iron
ore and ample duties on pig iron, and is
opposed to prohibitive duties, then tho
Republican party will be small enough."
READY FOX THE CAMPAIGN.
i Republican Representatives on
the Congressional Committee.
Washington', March 31. — Repre
sentative Henderson, of Illinois, chair
man of the house caucus, called the
joint Republican caucus of senators and
"representatives to order tonight. In
the senate chamber. Senator Cullom
was then elected to preside over the
caucus, and Representative Dal/ell, of
Pennsylvania, was elected secretary,
lt was agreed that as each state was
called the delegation should present
the name of its representative on the
Republican congressional campaign
committee, and where no nana: was pre
sented from any state at tonight's meet
ing liberty should be given to present
the name to the secretary in the future.
1 The following is a list of names of the
members of the Republican congres
sional campaign committee handed in
at tonight's caucus:
California. Representative John L. Cut- ,
tin.;; Delaware, benator Higgins; Idaho.
Representative Sweet; Illinois. Representa
tive Robert Ilitt; Indiana. Representative
Henry N. Johnson; town, Representa- j
tive J. A. T. Hull; Kansas, Senator:
Perkins; Kentucky, Representative John G. j
Wilson; Maine. Representative Charles A.;
Boa telle: Michigan, Representative James'
O'Donnell ; Montana, Senator Saunders; New,
Uampshire.SenatorChandler.KewTork : Rep-'
resentative J. A. Ketchnm ; North Carolina,
Representative Henry I*. Cheatham; North
Dakota, Representative M. N. Johnson;
Ohio, John Caldwell; Pennsylvania, .
Representative Myron U. Wright; :
South Dakota. Senator Pettigrew;
Tennessee, Representative John C. Rook,
Vermont. Representative William Grout;
Washington, Representative John T. Wilson;
Wisconsin, Representative Haugben; Wy
oming, Senator Carey, and Oklahoma, Dele
gate David A Harvey.
Will Vote for Harrison.
Louisville, March 31.— The Repub- : ,
lican state convention completed its
work this morning by the choice of I
electors for the state at large as follows: ■
Wood Dunlap, of Lancaster, and Will
iam Morrow, of Somerset, and the se
lection of a state executive committee,
which elected John W. Yerkes. of Dan
ville, chairman, and W. E. Blcy, of
Louisville, secretary. A question was
raised over the wording of the resolu
tions, which recommended the dele
gates to vote for Harrison, but do not
instruct. The delegates at large all
said, however, that they would vote for :
Harrison throughout the contest.
People's Party in Boston, i
Boston, March 31.— The first conven
tion of the People's party in this state
was. held in Faneuil hall yesterday,
which elected delegates to the national
convention at Omaha July 4. Thero
were ninety-six delegates present from
1 every congressional district in the state. .