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SAINT PAUL
DEMOCRATIC TICKETS.
STATE TICKET.
Governor UE.N. UKO. t. BILt'KlCi:
Ramsey County.
Lieutenant Governor JOHN Lt D WIG
Winona.
Secy of State.. IHARLGS J. HAINES
.Morrison.
Treasurer. ..t'UAKLKli A. LAJIBEIIT
Carver.
Auditor AUOLfII BIEHMASIJi
Kamsey.
Ally Gen. .LOGAN BK.4CKK.IKIDUE
Olmsted.
Supreme Court Clerk. THOS. C. KURTZ
Clay.
Justices of the Supreme Court—
ChiM Justice MKAUKAVE SMITH
Hennepin.
Associate Justice JOHN W. WILLIS
Kamsey.
"congressional TICKET.
Congressman K.J. DARRAGH
COUNTY TICKET.
Clerk of Courts Wit A. TAN SLYKE
Sheriff ANTON' mikskn
Auditor M. F. KAIN
Treasurer JOHN S. GRODE
Attorney FIEHCE BUTLEK
llegisierof Deeds WILLIAM KOCH
Abstract CIerk... JAMBS A. F. DOWLAS
of Probate .. . JOHN B. OLIVIKK
Coroner DE. K. 11. WHITCOMB
Surveyor DAVID L. CL'KTICK
District Judse HASCAL K. BI.ILL
District Judge WM. LOUIS KELLY
County Sup lot Schools. ,lOUN A. HOGAN
Ceuiuii^ioners—
AT LA HUE.
CHARLES LAI XX. C. I. MCCARTHY
FAUILA.LAVALLEE. .J. J. HAGKUTY
First Country District. ...C. F. M.CAKKON'
Secoud C-onii")- UUiri. t...I>AV!U 11 ANNA
LEGISLATIVE TICKET.
Senators—
Twenty-sixth District JOHN H.IVES
Twenty-seventh District.. .C. I. WARREN
Twenty-eighth District M. DORAN
representatives—
Second Ward P. H. KELLY
Third Ward. EDWARD J. SCI-v KMEIER
Fourth Ward WITT K. COC-SRAN
Fifth Ward. ..CEOKUET. RBDIXGTO-?
Sixth Ward WM. K. HAWTHORNE
Seventh Ward S.E.HALL
Eighth Ward GEOBGB GERLACH
M::th Ward CHARLES JESSBANG
Tenth and Eleventh wards and outside
towns WILLIAM H.BORDEN
KKOlsTsrK TODAY.
Judges, Please 1 elephone the
>oia! i'.e£. titration 'iouight.
This is the last day of registration,
and the thousands of voters who have
failed to enroll their names have this
last opportunity to redeem the credit of
the city by swelling the schedules to
their legitimate proportions. St. Paul
undoubtedly has more voters now than
it had last spring, and the only con
ceivable cause for the falling off the
past two days of registration is lack of
interest.' Which side lacks the interest?
Democratic wards have done better
than Kepublican wards. The Seventh
ward was on last Saturday 800 names
short of the enrollment of the third day
of last spring. However, it is the duty
every Democrat owes to his citizenship
to see that no Democrat fails to register.
Unless extraordinary effort is put forth
a good many voters will find themselves
disfranchised on ejection day.
GOOD CliKKtv SKItVICE.
Mr. Boyesen Wants O'Connor's
Help Retained.
Alt E. Boyesen look occasion to speak
of Hie conduct of the clerk of courts'
office under the present administration
the other day. He spoke in the highest
terms of the manner In which business
was done there under Mr. O'Connor and
his chief deputy, J. M. Redding.
"A lawyer," said he, "can go into
that office and pet just what he wants at
any time, and receive courteous atten
tion from Mr. Redding and from all the
young men in the office. 1 don't care so
much tor Mr. O'Connor. He is to leave
the office, anyway, but 1 do not want to
see all those young fellows, including
Redding, turned out, and they will of
course all have to go if Mr. Rogers is
elected. That is understood. The clerk
of courts' office is conducted splen
didly, in a manner to please all the
members of the bar."
At a regular meeting of the Eighth
Ward Independent club held Monday
evening, Oct. '20, the folio wing-named
gentlemen were unanimously indorsed:
Congressman, E. J. Darragh; state
senator, Cary 1. Warren; representa
tive, 11. A. Walrath; associate justice,
John W. Willis; district judge. K. A.
Walsh, and the entire Democratic
county ticket, with the exception of G.
A. Johnson Jr., for surveyor, ana C.
Kellernian, county commissioner.
Physicians and men,
With tongue and by pen,
Endorse the right use,
Not the abuse,
Of pure whiskey.
ONE SAMPLE A SEVENTY-FIVE
PINT CENTS
The Purest to-day,
No one can gainsay,
Is the old Monogram
Well-known Uncle Sam
*\ pure, properly aged, palatable, medicinal wbiskf,
rom
GEO. BEXZ & SONS.
absolutely free from fusel oil poison.
Sold by Druggists and Dealers
Now oi- Never Ts YoUr Time to Register.
p . ■ ' ■ . ,■
MET ON THE DIVIDE.
First and Ninth Wards Hold
a Rousing Rally on Mis
sissippi Street.
A MONSTER MASS MEETING.
Such Will Be the Democratic
Event at the Auditorium
Saturday.
INDEPENDENTS WITH US.
Many Glorious Meetings Last
. Night—Democracy Carry
ing by Storm.
A large gathering of Democrats from
the First and Ninth wards held a rous
ing meeting last night on the border
line of the two wards, at the corner of
Mississippi and Nash streets. Dr. E.
W. Buckley presided, and introduced
speaker after speaker, who defined
Democratic doctrine and commented
on the excellence of the party standard
bearers until alter 11 o'clock. The hall,
a large one. was packed, and there was
no diminution 111 the size of the gather
ing or its enthusiasm until the Inst
soeacer had concluded. It was agreed
on all hands that not a better ward
meeting has been held in the city.
F. L. McGhee, hue of the brightest
orators in the city and a recent convert
to the cause of the common people, de
livered an earnest address, in which be
applied to tae majority of the people to
preserve their own rights and promote
their own interests by voting the Dem
ocratic ticket and setting their face
against the party that fathers and pro
motes trusts and interests opposed to
good government and the rights of the
great majority. His speech was illus
trated by incidents whicii brought out
cheers and applause. One of his apt
illustrations went to prove that Ohio is
the home of the apostle of protection
and of the socialist, and that MeKiniey,
being the father of protection, must be
the father of Coxey and his army of ho
boes. He also earnestly advocated the
election of the Democratic county
ticket.
Pierce Butler made one of the best
speeches of the campaign, in which he
asked the voters to give careful consid
eration when they come to exercise the
highest right of citizenship Tuesday
next, and to cast their votes for the
parly that befriends them most.
E. J. Darragh made a strong speech.it
beiug one of four delivered by him last
night. He was given a tine reception,
and made an excellent impression. He
demonstrated that he is not only the
boy orator of the Northwest, but is a
thoughtful, brilliant man. who is well
posted in the political economy of the
country.
David F. Peebles delivered what may
be termed an excellent oration on the
duty of a thoughtful consideration of
the privileges of the American citizen.
William A. Van Slyke was called
upon for a speech, but said that being
within a few doors of his home, and
known to every one present, he would
say no more thau to ask them to vote
for all the candidates on the excellent
Democratic ticket.
Dr. E. 11. Whitcomb made a sensible
speech. He alluded to the fact that he
had tried to do his duty as coroner for
the past two years. He had tried to
save expense to the county by holding
no more inquests than were neaessary,
and when ' they were held they were
searching inquiries, with a view of
placing the blame where it belonged.
He called the Democratic ticket a roll
of honor, and asked that ' all ' strive to
elect every man thereon.
John S. Grade gave the audience a
brief, business-like talk, and urged the
necessity of registration and voting. O.
11. O'Neill talked at some length on
general topics.. Dr. Buckley dismissed
the audience after suggesting the im
portance of registration today.
The elecric berth reading lamp is an
exclusive feature of "The Milwaukee."
The evening train for Chicago is lighted
by electricity throughout. '.
BUTLER WARMED UP.
Several Stirring Speeches in the
Eighth.
The Eighth ward Democracy held an
excellent meeting last night at the cor
ner of Front and Chatsworth streets.
William Foelson presided, and inhis
earnsst way helped to stir up enthusi
asm.
Capt. Ritt was the first speaker on the
programme, and his speech iv German
was impressive and entertaining. Judge
Frank Ford spoke on the tariff and
general topics, as well as county in
terests.
Pierce Butler seemingly has warmed
un to the subject, and delivered an ad
dress on the duties of patriotism and
the privileges of Americans. W. A.
Van Slyke talked on local matters and
the work he helped in to build up Como
park. John S. Grode made a speech on
general topics and showed his con
stituents that it is his desire to do right
by all the people when elected county
treasurer.
Pat McUugh, the gentleman who has
so long presided with ability over the
Eighth Ward Banner club, spoke at
some length. He is a convincing
speaker, ana he pointed out the ' advan
tages to be gained by electing the Demo
cratic candidates for the legislature.
His speech was well received. E. C.
Ives and S. J. Donnelly also made
soeeches. The former canvassed the
field of county affairs, and the latter
followed in much the same strain, illus
trating his points with humorous inci
dents.
C. W. NEY WAXfcil) ELOQUENT.
Sixth Ward Treated to a Feast of
Oratory. ;
The Sixth ward Democrats are grow
ing enthusiastic to a greater degree
every day. They held a good meeting
last night at the comer of Ohio and
George streets. Hans Peterson pre
sided. Joseph Bergfield opened the
speaking with an effort that . was hu
morous, and impressed the audience
witli the desire to place the affairs of
the country in the hands of the faithful
stewards, the Democrats.
The oration of the evening was deliv
ered by that Cicero of the city. C. W.
Ney. This gentleman Is logical, force
ful and pleasing in his address, and has
a vase ability in presenting his views.
His effort last night was one that would
do credit to a speaker on any occasion
in which the affairs of country or state
craft might bu discussed. -
W. R. Hawthorne, the coming mem-
H9^ ban i TTT
mc SADH..' PAUL BAYLY : GLOBS - WEDNESDAY JlOim.V *.- OCTOBwtt 8 V !«**■
her of the legislature from the Wesi
Mile, spoke in an entertaining way, •mi
i lie meeting was ! climmil with a short
speech by Frank W. Baer.
. I'LKASK U'l . = L-llONll. £t
r ha Globe Want* Full Returns ol'
Registration. " tj
The GLOBE would esteem it a great
favor if some one of the judges or clerks
iv each precinct would go to the nearest
telephone as soon as the registration s
completed tonight, and telephone the
Globe office the total number of per
sons registered for the four days.
AT lill'ilcH CANADA.
A Rousing; Meeting i lines With
a Duck Bouillon.
When the news comes in from Little
Canada on the 6th of November next it
will bo glorious lor the Democratic
ticket if the meeting of last night at
that locality can be taken for
a criterion, lt was a rousing one,
and was constituted largely of
the French citizens who reside in
that vicinity, lt was also a sort of po
litical feast from the fact that Farmer
Melrose furnished free one of his most
excellent bouillons for which he is now
so famous, and which cut such a figure
at the late Democratic convention.
Farmer Melrose, of the Farmers' Rest,
was really in his glory last evening be
tween the politicians and his favorite
dish.
The meeting was called to order by
Joe Pepin, who gracefully and cleverly
introduced the speakers and candidates
lo the 200 people assembled, and never
mace a break. The first speaker was
Matt Bantz, who went over the
tariff situation in a clear
aud masterly manner, and then
took up the couuty ticket, lie spoke
eloquently about E. J. Darragh, aud
made a personal appeal to those present
to support him aud the entire ticket.
lie uext paid a high compliment to
honest Anton Mieseu, and then asked
for the suffrage of all present
for William Koch, the candidate for
register of deeds, ou the ground ihat he
is a workiugman and from the ranks of
the people, having won his way to the
top of his profession through his own
unaided efforts. Mr. Bantz also spoke
on Judge Olivier, John Willis and sev
eral other candidates on the licket.espe
cially James A. F. Dowlau. the candi
date tor abstract clerk.
Frank Battley was then culled for
and took up the balance of the ticket,
and in his usual vigorous style assured
its election. He took up the records of
Anton Meisen, M. F. Kain and William
Koch, and made comparisons with the
candidates on the Republican ticket
that were so well received as to leave
no room for doubt as to whom the peo
ple of Little Canada would vote for.
William Koch was then introduced,
and after a few introductory remarks
paid a tribute to David B. Haniia. the
candidate tor county commissioner
from this district. He closed with the
statement that "no abler, more honest
or better man could be sent to represent
the people than David Hanna."
Anton Meisen made a few remarks,
aud asked all to be sure aud register on
the morning of election, as the polls
would open one hour earlier for this
purpose.
M. J. Costelio was the last speaker,
and his was the brilliant effjrt of the
evening. He took up the national
question briefly, and then told that
there was one man on the ticket
for whom he wished to speak whose
name had not yet been mentioned. It
was that old war horse of Democracy
in the slate of Minnesota, Michael
Doran, and at the mention of . his
name the people went wild with en
thusiasm. The people of Little Canada
could not do themselves more honor
than send Michael Doran to the legis
lature, and they would be represented
as no man had ever represented them
before. He then spoke on Con
gressman Darragh, and made some
witty allusions to the correspondence
between him and Col. Kiefer. He
complimented his friend "Billy" Koch
as a co-worker in the newspaper busi
ness, and very kindly stated that no one
could vote for a better man. He then
defined his own Democracy, and his
talk was nut only the brilliant effort of
the evening, but carried with it con
siderable amusement, which thoroughly
enlivened the crowd.
As soon as tile meeting adjourned the
banquet board was spread, and many a
voter attested his high appreciation of
FarmerMelrose's elegant duck bouillon.
■ "The Milwaukee" runs the latest
private compartment cars, library, buf
fet, smoking cars and standard palace
sleeping cars. Dining car service un
excelled.
LEW WILKES ON THE STUMP.
Makes a Rattling Speech in tbe
Filth.
In this community no view ofa public
question is so satisfactory as the busi
ness man's view; and it was "as a busi
ness man" that Lew Wilkes delivered a
most energetic and striking address
last evening at 540 West Seveuth street,
to the Fifth ward Democrats. "Demo
cratic club" was to be the conclusion of
the last sentence, but the club itself,
large as it is, was quite lost in the midst
of its friends and sympathizers. Mr.
Wilkes asked who deserved the most
votes. Van Slyke, who had given St. ■,
Paul his life work and his money, or
Rogers, who had abandoned us when
we most needed our wealthy citizens?
Kain, the business man's choice, or Sul
livan, the self-seeking favorite of cor
porations and the dissembling foe of
labor? Butler, who had under suclr
difficulties succeeded iv convicting the
bank robbers, or Chapin, a mere experi
ment? Grode deserved election for
his many years of faithful service
in the treasurer's office, with the
duties of which no one is more familiar.
The previous experience - as sheriff of
Anton Mieseu, the intelligence and
well-known character of William Koch
were not to be overlooked. As for Ed
Whitcomb, every one would vote for
him any way. The speaker indicated
how much benefit the ward and the city
would derive from the character and
diplomatic intelligence of George Red
iugton. These practical points met a
most responsive reception.
Judge Alfred S.Hall, in an applauded
speech, characterized the Populists as a
party of disappointed men seeking, re
gardless of principle, to regain their
lost influence — men whose theories
would disorganize society. He spoke
of the change from when all were fairly
well off to this era of millionaires and
slums— a change which took place un
der Republican laws— and of the income
tax.by whichever $50,000,000 of taxation,
will be shifted from the poor to the
rich.
Capt. M. J. O'Connor was called from
among the audience to say something
about the ticket, and was heartily wel
comed.
At the conclusion of the club meeting
the various precinct committeemen of
the ward, representing all the various
organizations, united in arrangements
for Saturday night's procession.
- Hotel men should atteud the auction
sale of the Elegant Carpets of the C. O.
Rice & Co.'s stock at 140 and 142 East
Sixth street. .
M.'-UNLEYISM SCORED.
Xbygesen " and . Several Other
Orators Heard.
Every seat in Lucker's hall, corner
Margaret and Forest streets, was oc
cupied, and standing room was at a
premium la-leieiiiug al tin- grand rally
<>f the Democrats of the Second ward. 1;
It was more than a grand rally— it. UftM
a feast of brill' nit oratory, spiced with
humor and assurance or Democratic
success, mid the result ot the rally His
lar beyond the hopes of the uioslteti
iliusiasilc Democrat. -St
• Tile functions of chairman and seci'ljj
lary wi-re perform .-d by C. J. Flaheif £-(
mid John Meseubourg, respectively.
Mr. Tliygeson took the platform as
the first speaker of the evening, nn<t<| Jo I
warm tones arraigned the Republicans.
McKinleyism lie termed Republican de
ception. If you think you can ".better
your conditions by taxing everything
you wear anil eat. he advised votingifnr
MeKiniey and his clique. ills tribute
to the Democratic state and county
tickets and P. 11. Kelly, Candidate "for
the legislature, was the cause of in
cessant approval by the audience.
William I'itt Murray said he hadn't
read the MeKiniey or Wilson bills as
an entirety. .'.He believed with Gen.
Hancock, who stated t at the question
of tariff was purely local. He paid Ids
respects to Sam Lowenstein by stating
he was better making cigars loan talk
ing politics. Mr. Murray's remarks
were principally for P. li. Kelly, whose
good qualities, honesty and - man
hood lie depicted at length.- John
Cavauagh, thi floral young orator,
followed with the best speech
of the evening, in which he advised all
to attend to registering — today being the
last chance. The workings of the in
famous MeKiniey and Sherman laws
had resulted in causing a visionary
fanatic like Coxey to set 100,000 men ou
the tramp. The act of the Democratic
convention in nominating Judges Brill
and Kelly conclusively proved that the
party may, be safely entrusted to power.
He asked all to vote the Democratic
ticket straight, for if tiiey do victory —
certain and resplendent victory— will
uerch on the banner of eacii Democratic
Candida te.
Oen. R. W. Johnson was in a happy
vein, and told several very amusing
stories, all at the expense of the Repub
licans. He pleaded for the support of
the entire Democratic ticket and ins
friend, P. H. Kelly, and when he con
cluded was warmly applauded.
Dr. E. H. Whitcomb, candidate for
coroner; James U. Middlelon, H. F.
Weasel, M. F. Kane, candidate for aud
itor; P. D. Scannell and W. Codden all
made h:ippy responses to the calls of
the audience, and each spoke earnestly
lor the suffrages of the Democratic
ticket. '
Celebrated "Plymouth" $3 Pants
Audslosuits. Imitated by tnaiiy.equaled
by none. New fall styles now ready. -
"Plymouth Corner,"Seventh and Robert.
CHEEKED TO THE ECHO, *
Such the Hecepiion of Darragh by
the .independents.
The Third Ward Independent club
held its most successful rally of the
campaign last night. The hall was'
crowded to the doors, and the speakers
all acquitted themselves most credita
bly. The feature of the evening was
the eloquent effort of Ed Darragh. He
was cheered to the echo, and at times
had to stop sneaking on account of the
applause. Ed J. Schurmeier spoke for
some time, and in the course of his re*;;
marks said that he was iv favor of
compulsory arbitration, and would use
his best efforts in passing a law
to that effect if elected. He
also said he would work for the immedi
ate erection of the new capitol building,
and that he was opposed to trusts, com
bines and prison labor, and that he
would try and abolish all . these. N. S. '
Beardsley aud Benn Davis also ad
dressed the club. A social session fol
lowed the speaking, refreshments were
served, aud the audience was enter
tained with songs and recitations. The
next aud last rally of the club will occur
next Friday evening, Nov. 2. The club
will hold a meeting on Thursday even
' ing, at which they will indorse their
candidates.
By a typographical error in Sunday's
paper the Sixtn Ward Flats Democratic
club was scheduled to meet at the cor
ner of Fillmore and South Robert on
Tuesday evening, instead of Thursday
evening, the correct date. As a result
nearly 100 Democrats assembled at the
appointed place last eveniug, only to be
disappointed. The meeting will take
place Thursday evening.
Mrs. Mary E. Freeby
Long Beach, Cal.
Truly riarvelious
A Cure Seldom Equaled in
Medical History.
All Other Treatment Failed
Hood's Sarsaparilla Cured. "..•
"My wife sprained her ankle ten
years ago. lt apparently got well to all ,
outward appearance, it being a little
larger than the other ankle, but in a
few months three sores broke out on her
knee, her ankle and foot. They became
Large Running Ulcers, \'A
and the doctor could not do anything; to
help.' 1 then took my wife to the hospital
and the surgeons scraped all the flesh
round .the sores, and said they would
get well. They almost healed up. but ,
soon two little specks came, one on each
side of the first sore. The doctors said
they would not amount to anything, but
in a few days they turned out to be more
ulcers, and in a short time they had
eaten into the original sore and made a
large wound. The surgeon next de
cided that au i '-
Operation Must Be Performed.
My wife would ' not consent to this. ' I
was about discouraged, and decided to
Hood's 1
I I**%*%% partita.
have her try a bot- X^ * * -ttr. «-»
tie of Hood's Sar- / 11 TCS
saparilla. . Besides IL j
giving her this '%%%%%>
medicine we bandaged her tout in
steeped leaves and roots, and continued
this treatment for five months. At the'
end of that time she had taken eleven
bottles of Hood's Sarsaparilla, the sores
were all healed, and .she is perfectly
well. My wife is 52 years old. and Is iii
i the best of health." JOSEPH 0. Fkeeby,
Long Beach, California. 808
Postmaster Holman "
of Long Beach. Cal.. says ho knows Mr.
Freehy to be a man of Ills word, and he
believes his statement to be strictly true.
Hood* Pills are purely vegetable, aud
carefully prepared from thebcst ingredients.
GOL KIEFER IN A HOLE.
He Did Not Issue First Papers
to Nelse J. Ness, Alias
Johnson.
DEPUTY O'BRIEN DID IT.
Kiefer's Affidavit Contradict
■ ed by the Records of
the Courts.
IS NESS THE MAN JOHNSON?
No Nes N. Johnson Found in
the Directories of Those
Years.
The readers of the Globe will re
member that a few days ago Nels J.
Ness, one of the candidates for county
commissioner upon the . Republican
■ticket, appeared before the district
court ot this county and asked to bo
admitted to full citizenship, alleging
that he had taken out his lirst papers
and declared his intention to become a
citizen in 1880. In support of this claim
Ness produced the lirst papers issued
to one Nes N. Johnson, and asserted
that he at that lime was known as Nes
N. Johnson. His statement was sup
ported by an affidavit from A. R. Keifer,
now a candidate for re-election to con
gress, who at that time was clerk of the
district court, stating that, "as such
clerk of said court, he issued to oue
Nels J. Ness, under the name of Nes N.
Johnson, his first citizenship papers."
An examination of the records of the
district court, however, shows that Mr.
Keifer did not issue any such papers,
but that the first citizenship papers of
Nes N. Johnson— whoever he maybe —
were issued by James O'Brien, then
deputy clerk. Mr. O'Brien yesterday
made the following affidavit:
State of Minnesota. County of Ram
sey, ss.— James O'Brien, being duly
sworn, says that during the year 1880
and for a long time prior thereto he was
deputy clerk of tile district court of the
Second judicial district of the statu of
Minnesota, in and for the county of
Ramsey. That he has this day inspected
the records of said district court, par
ticularly that portion of said record re
lating to the issuance of first papers to
'aliens, and that the first citizenship
-papers issued to Nes N. Johnson, and
■ being the same papers referred to in Hie
affidavit of A. R. Kiefer in the matter
of the application of Nels J. Ness
to be admitted to fuil citizen
ship, and that said lirst pavers
] so issued to Nes N. Johnson are entirely
in tha handwriting of this deponent,
"•and that the same were personally
issued to the person calling himself
Nes N. .Johnson by this deponent, as
appears from said records. That it fur
ther appears from said records that A.
R. Kieter did not issue said papers, but
that the same were, as aforesaid, made
out, issued and delivered 'by this de
ponent at the request of S. Dee Davis,
as further appears from a notation on
said record. That •as to whether said
-Nes N. Johnson is the same person now
known as Nels J. Ness this deponent
has no information or belief.
Subscribed and sworn to before me
this 30tu day of October, A. D. 1804.
James O'Biukn.
William C. Read,
Notary Public, Ramsey County, Minn.
The first inquiry into this matter
should be "How did Col. Kiefer come
to make an affidavit such as he did?"
The records show that the papers were
issued by Mr. O'Brien, yet Col. Kiefer
in his affidavit states that he himself
issued them. The Globe regrets that
theexigenciesof the campaign have pro
duced such recklessness in Col. Kiefer.
His long period of office hold ing, as
well as the numerous campaigns he has
gone through when he was not elected,
should have taught him more caution.
It is scarcely possible that Col. Kiefer
is willing to say that he has a personal
knowledge as to the circumstances at
tending the issuance of Mr. Johnson's
'first papers, because it must be con
ceded that in 1880 Mr. Johnson was a
very insignificant person, having at
that time only been in this country two
years and not long enough to have
definitely settled under what name he
wished to be known.
But a graver question still is whether
or not there is any foundation at all for
believing that the gentleman now
known as Nels J. Ness ever masquer
aded under the name of Nes N.John
son. An examination of the city direc
tory for the years 1878. 1879. 1880 and
1881 fails to show the residence in this
city of auy such man as Nes N. John
son, while the directory of 1883 shows
"Nelse G. Ness, stonemason, res. Her
man bet. Kate & Cory, 6th ward."
It is proper to injuire. therefore, if
from 1878 until 1882 Mr. Ness was a resi
dent ot this city under the name of
Johnson, why his name does not appear
in the directory, and if somewhere
about that time he changed his name to
IN els 3, Ness why it appears in the city
diretory as Nelse G. Ness. Was Mr.
Johnson shedding his name grad
ually, or hail he formed ~ the
habit of changing his name
so completely that he became restive
ane uneasy if known by the same name
for any length of time?. The public
should receive some assurances from
Mr. Ness that he is cured of this habit,
as, in case of his election, it might cause
grave complications to have Smith or
Brown or Jones voting in place of Mr.
Ness. At present it looks as though
Nes N. Johnson were some transient
voter.
\ It is further significant, as appears
from the affidavit of Mr. O'Brien, that
the papers issued to Nets N. Johnson
were issued upon the request of S. Lee
Davis, a well-known Democrat of this
city. Mr. Ness, therefore, should have
gone further in his explanation, and
told how he came to change bis party
with ills name.
»* YOUNG AIKN WASTED.
Reliable young men are wanted to
bring in election returns on the night of
i Nov. 6. 5 Apply today at room 1003,
-Pioneer Press building, between the
hours of 2:30 and 4:30 p. in.
999 9 9 9
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Catechism for K. G. Rogers, "Late
of Chicago."
'*_."' Why did you leave St. Paul and go
to Chicago after making a large fortune
in St. Paul?
2. - After spending your money in
Chicago, why do you return to St. Paul
and ask the people who have already
provided you with one fortune to again
provide you with a comfortable office?
. 3. If you are elected cleric of courts,
will you spend your money here or will
you spend it iv Chicago, as you did be
fore? '
. 4.-- When the question of renewing
.the street railway franchise was before
the city council a few years a?o, why
did you appear before the council "in
Hie interest of the people" snd make a
speech of three boars against renewing
the franchise, and then, at - the very
next meeting of the council, discover
thiif'thu public interests" required the
■ renewal of the franchise, and speak in
favor uf it?
■ 5. Ed, you are a "brilliant" lawyer,
and wHen ion got the London & S. W.
American Mortgage comnaiiy to extend
your debt of (25,000 for one" year, you
Knew Ihat it would discharge the surety
mnl deprive the mortgage eompinv uf
its security for this large debt. Why
did you secure this extension "without
the authority, knowledge or consent"
of your surety, as you slate in your
affidavit.
, i. . ■
' Auction sale of the O. O. Rice & Co.'s
elegant stock of Artistic limine!urnish
ings daily at 10 a. in. and 2 p. m, at 140
and 142 East Sixth street.
MOXSTKIt MASS MKETING.
Such Will Democrats Hold at the
Auditorium.
There was an error in the announce
ment of Democratic meetings for this
week, as announced in the Gi.oiie yes
terday. The correct list of meetings as
arranged by the committee is annexed.
There will be no ward meeting Satur
day night, but all tho clubs will join in
the monster muss meeting at the Audi
torium. A number of orators of wide
reputation will address that meeting.
Congressman Michael D. Harter, of
Ohio, will be one of the orators. He
has a national reputation as a forceful
orator, and his prominence in cougress
will draw out a great many Republicans
to hear hi in. *
Wednesday, Oct. 31.
Eighth Ward— Young Men's Demo
cratic club. Carroll and Western avenue.
Speakers. Thomas D. O'Brien, Gen. R.
W. Johnson, T. R. Kane.
Second Ward — 1013 East Seventh
street. Speakers. J. Bergfeldt, F. F.
Wiloe and 11. W. Cory.
Thursday, Nov. 1.
FirstWard— Findlaiid's ha 11,942 Pavne
avenue. Speakers, Thomas D. O'Brien,
Pierce Butler, E. J. Darragh, C. W.
Ney, Fred L. McGhee.
Second Ward— Kaltenhauser's hall,
Margaret and Mendota streets. Speak
ers, Pierce Butler. F. L. McGhee, Matt
Bantz and John 11. Ives.
Sixth Ward— Fillmore and South Rob
ert street. Speakers, John E. Hearn,
M. H. Albin, Robert N. Hare,. Stan J.
Donnelly.
Eighth Ward— Kauder's hall, Front
and Gaultier streets. Sneakers. John
Kavanauch. Frank Ford, F. F. Wilde.
Ninth Ward -Twin City hall. Univer
sity and Rice streets. Sneakers. J. J.
McCafferty, Dr. A. J. Stone. M. J. Cos
telio, Thomas F. Martin.
Eleventh Ward— Columbia hall. Uni
versity avenue. Sneakers, Dan W.
Lawler, L. J. Dobner, J. A. Gagneliou,
Gen. R. W. Johnson.
tfridiy, Nov. 2.
First Ward— Polish meeting. Case and
Jcnks streets. Speakers, Frank A. Mur
lowski, E. J. Darragh and M. J. O'Con
nor.
First Ward— Seventh and Bradley
streets. Speakers. Gen. R. W. Johnson,
E. J. Darragh. O. E. Holman.
Second Ward— Lucker's hall, Marga
ret and Forest streets. Speakers. J. J.
McCafferty, Dr. A. J. Stone, J. E.
Stryker. John Kavanangh.
Sixth Ward— Beethoven hall. Concord
and Congress. Sneakers, O. H. O'Neill.
E. J. Darragh, F. F. Wilde, Anton
Miesen.
Eighth Ward— Marquardl's hall.Louis
and Carroll streets. Speakers. Thomas
1). O'Brien, Thomas F. Martin, John 11.
Ives. .
Auction Sale of Watches antl Jew
elry.
All ladies attending Welter's auction
sale Thursday afternoon, Nov. 1. at 23
East Seventh street (between Cedar and
Wabasha), will bo presented with a
beautiful souvenir in solid gold or ster
ling silver; also a ticket entitling the
holder to a free drawing for a diamond
ring to be given away Saturday after
noon. Nov. 3.
The Greatest and the
Cheapest Stock of Groceries
in the West. Don't take
our word for it — compare.
You can't go wrong then,
if you know moneys worth
when you see it. Judge by
these :
3% CENTS
Per pound for new crop Muscatel
Raisins, for today.
8 CENTS
Per pound for Sugar-Cured Breakfast
Bacon, while the lot lasts.
75 CENTS
Per bushel for fine Missouri Apples.
5 CENTS
Per can for good Sugar Corn.
45 CENTS
Par bushel for fine Dakota Potatoes.
52.50t053.00
Per barrel for Fancy' Winter Apples.
IO CENTS
Per can for good Condeused Milk.
17 CENTS
Pet pound for Fancy New Prunelles.

Fancy New Sage Cheese. .
CENTS
Per quart bottle of good Tomato
Catsup.
6 CENTS
Per pound for New Evaporated Cali
fornia Plums.
3 CENTS
Per loaf for sweet, flaky, cleanly-made
Bread, baked in our own ovens.
Hoffman House Coffee (sold at the
Yerxa stores exclusively), per lb., 35c.
Yerxa's Combination Coffee (a supe
rior blend of rare flavor), per lb., 30c.
Good pan-fried Japan Tea (worth 35
cents), per lb., 20c.
FANCY FRENCH CANDIES !
In elegant packages, are being sought
after by consumers who have hereto
fore been ordering from expensive con
fectioners in Chicago and elsewhere.
Why? There are better goods here at
nearly halt the price to. say noth
ing of express charges.
mail Order* will be filled at price*
current win-si order arrives.
Yarxa Bras. & Co.
Seventh and Cedar.
HUNDREDS PEOPLE
UNABLE TO GAIN ADMITTANCE YESTER
DAY TO THE CREAT
™$100,OOOm™
A. H. SIMON
The Greatest Opportunity People Ever
Had to Buy the Best the Market
Affords at Your Own Price.
Sales Every Day at 2:30 and 7:30 P. M.
Until the Stock Is Greatly Reduced.
LADIES INVITED. -a.
IF YOU WANT A
Steel Range
That is good for something, buy the
STEEL RANGE!
Call and see it before you purchase
any other kind. It will be dollars in
your pocket.
The St. Pay! Stove Works,
Salesrooms: 71 and 73 W. Seventh Street,
AN INTEREST IN A GENUINE
TEMPORARILY FOR SALE.
Situated directly in the midst of the phenomenal Cripple Creek gold fields,
which are regularly producing more gold than any other camp known. '1 lie mist
flattering and advantageous mining investment propositions ever submitted lor
the consideration of an intelligent capitalist. The Directors of the
Victor Consolidated Gold Mining Co.,
Of Cripple Creek, Denver and Colorado Springs, State of Colorado, have decided
to temporarily offer one hundred thousand shares of full paid and non-assessable
treasury stock at the ridiculously low figure of ten cents per share, proceeds to
he exclusively utilized in completing extensive systematic development in various
localities of the Company's rich territory, consisting of nearly thirty acres of
extraordinarily valuable mineral-bearing lands, bounded and surrounded by,
adjoining and intersecting the
RICHEST OWN GOLD VEINS IN EXISTENCE.
We unhesitatingly invite thorough investigation through capable mediums
feeling positively assured of the justification of our opinions acquired by the
enormous expenditures of money, if rich ore bodies, now supposed to exist, are
encountered as anticipated, all shares will be immediately withdrawn, without
notice. froinjhe market. The Victor Company's various properties are designated
as follows: The Victor Consolidated, the Victor Consolidated No. 2, the Calhoun.
Calhoun No. 2 and Calhoun No. 4. The two Victors are located in the south
slope of Squaw mountain, in the immediate locality of many of the greatest and
richest regular producers in the district. In addition to this' the Company have
obtained with great difficult; long-time working leases on adjoining properties,
thereby advancing the possibilities ot our organization practically (can unlimited
extent. While the present value of our properties might be considered by the
uninformed partially speculative.few. however familiar with this especial locality
or reliable mining enterprises of this class, would not hesitate to consider it other
thau a conservative and safe mining investment of the highest order. We art;
assured that subsequent developments will demonstrate this.
THE VICTOR CONSOLIDATED
GOLD MINING COMPANY
Is incorporated under the laws of the State of Colorado for 2.000,000 shares al
$1.00 each, fully paid and forever non-assessable, one-fourth remaining in the
treasury, positively carrying no individual liability. All dividends, if any, de
clared on all stock, every share guaranteed equal. The management reserves the
right to withdraw all offerings or advance stock without notice. Cash must
accompany all orders, 50 per cent only required on blocks of 10,000, balance in i»G
days at 6 per cent. The officers of this company respectfully refer lo all leading
experts familiar with Cripple Creek mines. This is practically a ground lloot
opportunity of unprecedented promise to acquire an interest in a gold mine, and
such a favorable chance should be carefully investigated before arriving at a
definite decision. The same consideration given small investors as larger ones.
No further annoyance to be apprehended on account of recent labor troubles, as
absolute quiet prevails throughout the entire state.
$ 10.00 buys 100 shares. $ 50.00 buys 500 shares.
100.00 buys 1,000 shares. 500.00 buys 5,000 shares.
These properties are not connected in any way with the Victor mine on Bul.'
Hill, nor is our name taken from it.
The Officers and Directors are:
Thos. L. Dabby, Mining Engineer, Cripple Creek, Colo.
E. G. Lowe, Capitalist, Boston, Mass.
Wm. Gki.dku, Capitalist. Denver, Colo.
A. H. Wkukk. Aluminum Manufacturer, Denver, Colo.
P. 11. PETTIS Vice Pres. Colo. Mining Stock Exchange.Denver,
All correspondence, inquiries or orders should he addressed to
A. H. WiriiEl:.
Equitable Buildin.'. Denver, Colo., or
FRANK H. FEfTINGELL,
Official Broker and Secretary. 11 Eirst National BaiiK Building, Colorado Springs, .
Colorado, U. S. A. Member of the Colorado Springs Mining Stock Exchange.
Personal references: Eirst National aid El Paso County Hanks, Colorado
Springs; Dun's Mercantile Agency, Denver, Colo.
Cable Address, ••Cripple." P. O. Drawer 27. Telephone 223.
Do not under any circumstances omit to mention this paper.
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