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United States Department of Agriculture,
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Time.—Observations taken at the same mo
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Place. Ther. Place. Ther.
St. Paul 56 Qu'AiJOOile 62
Duluth .... i 6G Mlnnedosa 46
Huron CO Wlnnlpag 44
Willlaton 02 Buffalo 62-12
Havre 60 Boston 50-54
Helena .. 56 Chicago 70-76
Edmonton 58 Cincinnati 76—80
Battlef ord 62 Montreal M— 66
Prince Albert ..... 62 New Orleans ....78—?4
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Barometer, 29.75; thprmometer, 57: relative
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RIVER AT 8 A. M.
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La Crosse 10 9.8 -0.1
Davenport 15 9.0 MO
St. Louis 30 13.6 »1.0
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md elevation. P. F. Lyons. Observer.
ASHAMED AND INDIGNANT.
The Republican papers have had
much to say about what they are
pleased to call—and we are ready to
accept the compliment—the "Better El
ement" of the Democratic party. For
Democracy today is the best element
in the community. Up to a
very recent date, it was quite an
open question whether there was any
"better element" in the Republican
party at all, or whether it was all bad.
If we can trust the -expressions of
amazement and indignation that are
heard on every side from staunch and
life-long Republicans over the expos
ure of the coalition between the Re
publican machine and the Scannell
gang, there Is such an element, and It
is getting ready to rebuke, next Tues
day, the shameful alliance that was
made in Mr. Doran's interest. The evi
dence is public and incontrovertible.
The presence In court of leading Re
publican attorneys, and the connection
with this case as counsel of such men
as William H. Lightner and Moses E.
Clapp, are facts which no one can
question. Nor is there any adequate
explanation of their presence. Except
for the interest that the Republican
machine had in keeping Scannell's
name on the ticket, in the hope that it
would draw away a certain percentage
of Democratic votes, no Republican
lawyer need to, or would have dipped
a finger in the dirty pie.
The claim Is set up by the gentlemen
who are now ashamed of their part
in the business, that the proceeding in
volved the city cl -rk, and that he was
entitled to be represented. So he was.
But it was not necessary for him to
go outside of the legal department of
the city itself; nor, if he did, was it
necessary for him to obtain active Re
publican politicians as his counselors.
Mr. Jensen was not accused of any
wrong-doing. All that was required
was a formal appearance, by counsel,
in court, to show why he had placed
the Scannell ticket on the official bal
lot. There was no call to oppose or
remonstrate when an order was asked
for, striking these names off. If Mr. Jen
sen wished to do this, however, or to
stop short of this, he could find plenty
of competent and disinterested advisers
in the city attorney's office.
When Mr. Scannell served notice on
him, on Thursday, that he would be
held responsible in damages for strik
ing the names off the ticket, Mr. Jen
sen took the proper course by obtain
ing the city attorney's opinion and act
ing on it. If, however, he considered,
as he might properly do, that Mr. Dar
ragh, being interested in the case,
should not appear for him, there was
no reason in the world why Mr. Phil
lips or Mr. Howard, or some other
lawyer connected with the attorney's
office, should not act In his stead. There
was no reason in the world for going
outside. Neither did Mr. Jensen go
outside, we believe, but outside came to
him. The Scannell case was fought by
Republican counsel because It was a
Republican cause. It was their deal,
their little job on its rickety last legs,
ai.d they put up the best fight they
knew how to keep their other ticket
in the field to divide, if possible, the
Democratic vote. This is the palpable
fact of the case, and the "better ele
ment" of the Republicans are hot with
Just indignation at the scandal thrown
upon the .name of their party, and the
exhibition given to the voters of St.
Paul of truckling to the mean
est and lowest elements in the poli
tics bf this city.
How, in the name of heaven, any
men, who belieye in political decency,
or have a right to take the term
"good government", on their lips, can
fail to reprobate this proceeding, we
do not understand. We believe, and
are warranted In believing, by the
amazement and anger expressed by Re
publicans everywhere, that Mr. Do
ran's last chance of election went glim
mering when his party plunged
into this quagmire of dishonor. The
chain of evidence is complete. Mr. Do
ran's advisers have been hand
and glove with Scannell and
his advisers. It is for Re
publicans to say what they think of
such methods. Mr. Scannell Is now
openly working for the success of the
Republican ticket in his proper name
and person, as he has been working for
it from the beginning in a different
way. The identity of interest between
Scannell and the Republican machine
is now shown to be complete. What
answer will the Republican voters of
this city give to this shameless betray
al of their own party by the men whom
they both unwisely and unwillingly put
in charge of it?
Por the purpose of public enlighten
ment the Globe has gathered to
gether a mass of facts bearing upon
the men and the Issues before the peo
ple in this campaign, and presents
them in collected form in a campaign
supplement as a part of its regular
issue this morning. Here the voter who
seeks information as to his duty will
find it. Here the man who wants to as
certain the political pedigree of candi
dates will find It. Here the
voter may learn from the past
record of those participating in
the public affairs of this city
what he would have to expect from
their prominence in the future. It
is not only a campaign supplement,
but it is a Democratic campaign sup
plement. It aims to present to its read
ers the issues which are behind the
Democratic-Citizens' organization In
its attack upon the spoilsmen of the
Doran-Scannell machine. It does not,
therefore, pretend to be coldly In
dependent, but it does claim to
be both accurate and truth
ful. There is the feeling of loy
alty to a good cause, but there is no
misrepresentation for party's sake.
What we state as facts are facts, and
can be proved such by any man who
chooses to do so.
We ask of any voter who may feel
that he is uninstructed in his duties,
we ask of any who may have thought
of supporting the Republican ticket, to
read the resume of campaign issues
which is to be found in this morning's
supplement, and then to decide In the
light of truth and reason. This matter
is laid before the voter in time for
examination, verification and reflec
tion. It Is not sprung upon him at
the last moment, to sway him by prej
udice. There are three full days be
fore election in which to compare the
statements- with official records and to
test them by the fact. Let every ln""
--telligent man, every thoughtful man,
every man who believes that it is all
important for us to have honest and
efficient government during the next
two years, study the situation and fit
himself for the performance of the first
and highest duty of a citizen. The
issues of this campaign are made up.
Whatever comes after this hour, pre
tending to bear the'fojwn of a discovery
and revelation, ts-suspjclcrus. But the
Democrats of St Paul'hiay well rest
their case upon the \ documents, the
evidence and the pleadings that they
present to the" people today, confident
that the verdict of Judge Kelly will be
repeated in that greater and higher
court of the people, where substantial
ly the same Issues are to be fought out
between the same contestants.
MR. DORAN AND LABOR INTERESTS.
The Globe has not believed from
the beginning that this municipal cam
paign, in which the issues should be
simply good government, administrat
ive honesty, retrenchment and reform,
should be fought out on the question of
the relation of candidates or'parties to
the labor interests of the city. The Is
sues which decide an election like this
are those which relate to the interests
of the entire community, rather than
to those of any particular portion of it.
We all want to see Justice done to the
worklngman. We all desire that he
should have constant employment and
receive for it the highest wage that the
market permits. From time to time
there arises in the conduct of a city's
business emergencies which seem to
bear favorably or unfavorably upon
the laboring men. These should be
judged dispassionately on their merits
In connection with all the circum
stances of the case and time, and ought
not to be distorted to prejudice the
minds of working people against any
Such, however, has not been the poli
cy of the Republican c-ampaign manage
ment; and they baye, f-ropa first to last,
made their fight on-'the'proved false
hood that Mr. Cullen has shown him
self unfriendly to labor. We do not
need to go over the ground, which we
have already covered fully. The ac
tion of Mr. Cullen with reference to a
proposition which organized labor had
not approved, and does not now ap
prove, needs neither explanation nor
defense. No one can read the veto
message which Mr. Cullen sent to the
council, returning an ordinance unap
proved, and not be convinced both that
he was absolutely sincere In his opin
ions, and that his action was dictated
by the highest consideration for the
rights and interests of both the work
ingmen and all other citizens of
whatever rank or degree. Yet that act
of his has been distorted in speeches,
and by lying circulars scattered broad
cast throughout the city, and not a
few of the Republican workers have
repeated boldly fabricated statements
of their own, implying hostility to la
bor, and crediting them to Mr. Cullen.
This issue having been pushed by
foul means to the front invites and
warrants a reprisal by fair means. The
publication by the Qlo be yesterday
of Mr. Doran's record on the labor
question shows how the Republican
policy is sure to react upon those who
espouse it. It is shown from the of
ficial records that Mr. Doran introduced.
in the assembly, in 1893, a resolution
fixing the maximum--wSfgea to be paid
for manual labor ori tb!fe £#e'et3 or sew
ers at 15 cents per horn. If the work
THE SAINT PAUL DAILY GLOBE: SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 2, 1896.
lhgman's demand for an eight-hour
day be granted, this means $1.20 a day
for the common laborer. The labor
representatives in the council were
strongly opposed to it, and denounced
it as a shame and an outrage. Mr.
Cullen, as Is shown by an account of
the proceedings printed in the Pioneer
Press at the time, opposed this alleged
retrenchment, unless it could be made
to include the highly-salaried official
positions. He seconded the motion of
Alderman Franklin to postpone indef
initely the resoiutlon of Mr. Doran.
This fixes Mr. Doran's labor record,
and should fill him and his supporters
with regret that they ever raised the
Issue. He stands convicted of
having attempted to make $1.20
a day's wage for the heavily
burdened worklngmen of the city. Let
every laboring man who has had dinned
into his ears the statement that Mr.
Cullen antagonized his interests
compare the record of the two candi
dates. Read the resolution which Mr.
Cullen vetoed, and read his veto mess
age giving his reasons therefor, and
then read the resolution which Mr.
Doran himself Introduced to cut down
the wages of day -laborers to the merest
pittance, and judge between the two.
Our Republican friends seem to have
been more than usually unfortunate
in staking their whole cause upon two
Issues that return to smite them with
irresistible force. They raised the ques
tion of hostility to labor, and they fos
tered the Scannell movement and kept
it alive long after it would otherwise
have died a natural death. Today,
their candidate for mayor is proved to
have attempted to scale labor's wages
down to the lowest point, and his party
is saddled with reproach for Scannell
and is branded by the decision of the
court, which strikes with equal force
the accessory and the principal in that
shameless fraud. How will the voters
of this city deal with a party which is
thus convicted out of its own mouth,
and shattered by the mine with which
it had hoped to destroy an enemy?
MCKINLEY ALREADY NOMINATED.
The Republican convention in Illinois
makes useless, except for minor pur
poses, such as selecting a. running
mate, making up a national committee
and perfunctorily adopting a mess of
platitudes, the holding of the national
convention at St. Louis. With the
Western tide running so strongly to
the Ohio apostle, with Vermont and
New Hampshire and several Eastern
congressional districts for him, interest
centered on Illinois, where the field,
behind the man who "looks like Lin
coln," sought to erect a barrier to the
flood. Should they succeed, McKinley
might be defeated; if they lost, the field
was won by the understudy of Na
poleon. The convention instructs for
McKinley, and Cullom eats his humble
pie in public and vows he likes It.
Now that the nomination of "the
great apostle of protection" and the
modern sphinx on money is a certainty,
the causes that have led to the pass
ing by of the men of real ability in
that party and this taking up of a man
of one Idea, and that an essentially bad
one, are worth looking at. Unless one
will admit that the discovery of the
astonishing doctrine that the. foreigner
pays the taxes laid on irpports is a
title to that statesmanship which
should be a quality of a president, that
certainly is not one of the causes of his
preference over men like Reed,
Allison, Morton or our own
Davis. As a congressman he showed
none, and as a governor of his state
for four years he displayed neither
statesmanship nor leadership. Prolific
as that state is with scandals, it was
never more so than under his admin
istration. He showed the same sub
serviency to those who wanted to work
the state for a job as he did when, as
chairman of the ways and means com
mittee in 1890, he let the beneficiaries
of protection write their schedules in
his tariff bill. He is under added ob
ligations to them now since they res
cued him from his bankruptcy, and lat
er have "frie*d the fat" that has made
easy the way to the presidential nom
The greatest of the several forces
that have brought the Republican party
to this pitch is that assigned by the
Globe several weeks ago, the Irre
pressible conflict that Is on between
freedom of trade and its enslavement
under the false pretense of protection,
with the resistless momentum of the
parties representing these hostile prin
ciples. This natural movement has
been tremendously accelerated both by
those Republicans who wished McKin
ley's nomination and those who were
opposed to it, the latter stupidly lend
ing the former their aid. Instead of
frankly admitting that the panic of
1893 had its origin in the legislation
that Republican senators ahtt represen
tatives hastened to help repeal in 1594,
it was charged wholly upon! the Dem
ocratic changes apprehended In our
tariff law. Day in and day out, not
omitting the Sabbath, Republican pa
pers and speakers asserted that it was
merely the fear that a reduction in tax
ation would close our mills and fur
naces that precipitated the panic. The
unerring logic of this was that the
policy typified by the name of the Ohio
protectionist must be restored before
prosperity would return. Thus the
great mass of the party were educated
into a worship of the man they now ac
claim as their "great apostle."
Probably this alone would have been
sufficient to secure McKinley the nom
ination. It was the same undertow
by which the politicians opposing
Cleveland in 1892 were swept away.
But Mr. McKinley's managers did not
trust alone to that. They had seen
similar currents deflected when the
convention met by the judicious use of
"fat." Mr. Hanna, one of the chief
beneficiaries of McKinleyism, began
last year the distribution of boodle
where he deemed It necessary to get
delegates. Its first appearance was in
Louisiana, where money was lavishly
used. Cullom a month ago complained
of money being used in Illinois. The
expose of Hanna's methods of "frying
the fat" from the tariff barons of the
East rang through the land. Even
"Bill" Chandler thoug'nt^ft "¥as going
too far and felt called on to rebuke it.
Everywhere the barons of protection
were active. This gave to the natural
movement an Increase of momentum
that has closed tSte epptesf with the
A minor cause was the cool manner
in which the bosses, Piatt, Quay and
Clarkson, set out fn select a presiden
tial nominee. U^dpuEJeclly their activ
ity raised a feeling of revolt that
inured to the beaeift"of McKinley.
Then there is noirbjestion that the ser
vices of the A. P. A. were early en
listed in his behalf.— For months and
during the earlier stages they were
active in killing off "favorite sons" and
in controlling conventions. When their
participation wa| discovered the "su
preme council" n^ide a show of opposi
tion, in order that ~f_f' hostility aroused
by the discovery of their pernicious
activity might be disarmed. It was
a part of Hanna's game. The Spring
field convention reveals the hollowness
of this artifice^ The A. P. A. delegates
were solid for McKinley. These are
the causes that have driven the Repub
lican party to a repetition of its insane
course in 1890, and made easy the path
for the Democrats * they do not com
mit suicide at Chicago.
THE TICKET TO VOTE.
A correspondent who requests that
his letter be not--published a31-*3 the
Globe to make out a list of the can
didates for whom it would advise him
to vote. He says that he has decided
to support Cullen and will vote for Mc-
Cardy. Aside from this he is in some
doubt as to the be^t men for the suf
frages of those who are not hide-bound
partisans, but wish to embody their
idea,of high citizenship In the act of
casting a ballot. We may say In pass
ing that, in our judgment, he falls far be
low his standard In" supporting Mr. Mc-
Cardy. The errors of that gentleman
have been too many and too costly to
be overlooked, and Mr. Beaumont has
all the* ability andTjexperience that the
position requires, together with unques
tioned honesty antf-zeal in the public
service. As to these places, however,
our correspondent has made up his
mind; as to the^tfth'ers, he wants to
know how a man--who puts citizenship
above party should be expected to vote,
If he is not personally familiar with the
names and records of candidates.
We will give him t an answer In all
candor. The Globe believes in mak
ing party allegiance subordinate, In
municipal electiohs,;' to the choice of
good men. It is only, on rare occasions,
therefore, that it would advise the vot
ing of a straight-ticket; since it gen
erally happens that, a few unfit men
find their entry to the favor of conven
tions and the honors of nomination.
This year, however, there assembled in
St. Paul a body, of' njen who were ani
mated by precisely the spirit which our
correspondent lauds. They were not
office-seekers. They organized as a
protest against low -methods and un
worthy men in public life; and the
ticket which they put In the field does,
therefore, commend itself to the ap
proval of good citizens without respect
of party. With all sincerity we can
say to any man that he will make no
mistakeif he votes igy/ali the candidates
, of ,the Democmtiri-Citl_^ns'7rj^rty; and
We say MS here nob because that is our
party, but because'these men are hon
orable, upright, competent and Unself
ishly devoted to the cause pf good gov
ernment. If our correspondent will
examine the sample ballot to be found
printed on another, page of this morn
ing's issue, and note the names after
which an X mark has been made, he
will find indicated a choice which com
mends itself to the Globe, to con
science as well as to intelligence, as
deserving of cordial support.
The John Stapleton company, in the spark
ling comedy, "Ameflcani, Abroad," delighted
an enthusiastic audieribe at the Metropolitan
opera house last night* s .The plays produced
by this company are --given with a life and
energy that is a revelation to theater-goers
"Americans Abroad***, t^lil be repeated this
afternoon, and for "the' last time tonight
the matinee being played at popular prices!
Commencing tomortbw"-hlght, and for the
balance of the engagement, the Stapleton
company will present .ther great society com
edy-drama, "The Charity. Ball."
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'With two perforn*A_ett*j today, "The Doc
tor" will finish a jer| successful engage
ment at the Grand.. d Mrt Burke has demon
strated that he Is one of the best farcical
comedians that hasbeeh seen here in some
time. His work Is oHgm.al and unique. The
company assisting M£, Biirke Is evenly good.
The matinee sale for/today Is Indicative of
a large audience.
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"The Wlcklow Postman," a pleasing Irish
comedy, will be seen at the Grand for the
first four nights of the coming week, com
mencing tomorrow night.
M'CARDY AS A FINANCIER.
-Always a Failure in Everything He
To -the Editor of the Globe.
The older residents of the city can look back
j.o the time that Sergeant McCardv, now the
bull oog. of the city treasury, was struggling
In this or that, a fafiuto in everything he
, undertook, xle tried ftfrming, then the coni-
I?, * °? business, tried to manage a seed store.
| tr*ed bookkeeping, an«P even tried his hand
| at the show business, getting up Grand Army
i entertainments, building. ..Ibe wigwam at the
corner of Fourth and Wabasha streets which
proved to bo so disastrous to the Grand Army
people; failing in everything he undertook
Dut In getting Into tho good graces of Capt
Castle, who had always taken a great Interest
In Grand Army affairs. When Capt. Castle
was chairman of the Republican state central
.committee a few years ago at a time a
president of the United States, a governor
and all the county officers were to be olee'ed
plenty of money on haud^to push all Republi
can candidates, McCaHjy *#aa selected to down
| the candidate for cowfi*b_pfflce on the Demo
cratic ticket, as it known he had
but little money to rtesh-Aig cause. McCardy
Is elected. This Is tie.beginning of the great
success, fat salary oK«3pme w"en tax titles
could be bought ehe^'p. m
This is the man \Hjjb' ij posing before the
people as such an «rte _!lnancler. Pick out
any man In the comaj^i®- that Is pernicious,
selfish, and place hlKon'-A good round salary
for a few years, and%ou<wlll find J. J. Mc-
Cardy's equal. When hf, was looked in the
face last March at '(the G. A. R. en
campment, the comrades exclaimed, for what
reason do you afflict us with such a cold,
arrogant man as this for our commander?
But he had been slated, and it was understood
that St Paul should h-tye the commander, as
It was an honor due thevlty this year of the
national encampment. But, instead of mak
ing the choice unanimous, out of the 640
votes McCardy was elected by but 20 votes.
Now, this same man Is up for your vote. He
says you must have m*. But at this time
the Democrats have headed him. off by put
ting before the people such an honored citi
zen as It I. Beaumont to fill his place as
city comptroller, —Veteran.
WASHINGTON, M*y7* I.—Arrangements
have been made for the removal of tho re
mains of ex-Secretary Gresham from their
present resting place in Oakwood cemetery,
near Chicago, to Arlington cemetery, near
this city. Application for a site In the gov
ernment cemetery wits' fi&de reCehtiy'-to Sec
retary Lamont by Otto Gresham, son of the
late secretary, on behalf of his mother and
himself, and was immediately granted.
PRESS GLUB'S SflOW
VERY SUCCESSFUL BENEFIT GIVEN
AT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA
JOHN STAPLETON COMPANY,
FREDERICK "WARDE, JOHN J.
BURKE AND HILL'S TALENTED
UNITE IN A HIGH-CLASS. BILL.
An Intellectual Treat and a <" .neron
Amusement Afforded at the
Both depleting the world as It thinks It Is,
the actor and the newspaper man work In
happy unison, and are nleased to contrlbuto
to each other's welfare. Thus the Press club
benefit matinee at "he Metropolitan yesterday
was a notable succ^s. The club relied se
curely upon the generous, self-sacr-ficing ef
forts of its theatrical friends. Nor was real
enjoyment marred by commiserating cour
tesy. For the audience was spared the suf
ferings of the amateur, whom to pity Is not
to love. The programme was cf genuine ex
cellence, including, as It did, the artistic con
tributions of fpur theatrical organ'/.aiiors,
each well known m its sphere. Tragedy was
there and vaudeville, high comedy and rib
tickling farce. "The Doblest Koman" trem
bled with noble grlaf, the trs-lnad dog barked
at his own leaps, the roso leaf of the refined
ingenu was brushed by the corduroy bloomer
of the new woman. The audience was large,
despite clouds as tearful as widowhood, de
spite a ball game surcharged with cilbls.
Frederick Warde displayed a considerate
thoroughness in his presentation of act five of
"Julius Caesar." He was aided by Miss Lucia
Moore, and by Messrs. Charles D. Herman,
Harry C. Barton, H. D. Byers, Raymond
Whitaker and Grant Foreman. The scene
before the tent of Brutus was Interpreted
with a delicate, yet Impressive, art that was
deeply appreciated. Of "The Doctor," a
farce, whose mirth has the constant fresh
ness ot surprise, was seen the second act.
The programme for this feature presented the
names of John J. Burke, the Misses Alma
Earle, Ida Vallence, Edith Ward, Grace For
rest, Susie Winner, Clara Nelson and Nellie
Fields; Messrs. John Magee, A. E. Davison,
Will B. Mitchell, W. M. Berkley and J. A.
Wilke. Two of the ladles were necessarily
absent. Mr. Burkes mirth evolving de
pression was as enjoyable as the up-to-dat.lve
chic of his girl companions, the extreme
oddness of his male confederates.
The fact that the John Stapleton company
is in the city to play a return engagement
emphasizes the public admiration for their
skill In Sardou's delicately brilliant comedy
of "Americans Abroad." Act two was given
yesterday. Paul Gilmore was assisted by the
Misses Bernice Wheeler, Mabel and Helen
Strickland, and by Messrs. Morgan Glbney,
Herbert E. Sears, Walter Campbell, William
F. Courtenay and W. H. Lewis.
Fred H. Leslie's performing doges exhibit
ed sufficient of human intelligence, ambition
and art to rank far above the usual grade of
animal entertainers. They were enthusiasti
cally encored. Gus Hill swung his enormous
glittering clubs with an ease that seemed Im
possible save to Sandow himself. This fea
ture was unique and admirable. Messrs.
Bentley and Cameron, the musical monolo
gists, exhausted the laughing possibilities of
the audience. These gentlemen's hearty fun
was both new and pointed. In her power to
please "Bonnie Lottie's" songs and dancing
were an entire act. She sang with the verve
of the dance, and danced with the harmony
of song. Aside from her girlish beauty, she
possesses the ability to do and say much with
the Innocent, wickedness, the Ignorant wis
dom, of a reguish child.
The encores were, of course, as numerous
as the acts. Every lady was florally remem
bered, and a bouquet remained for "The
Doctor's" policeman. That no performance
was ever better managed Is due to the call
boy, Franklyn W. Lee, and, after him, to the
stage manager, George A. Kingsbury.
The future owner of the $100 "Thistle" bi
cycle. In which every admission ticket con
veyed a possible interest, was decided by
fate, the call boy and the call boy's man
ager. The two latter, without consulting the
first, . determined to draw ten tickets, and
give the wheel to the owner of the tenth
ticket. But Miss Fortune, the scorned minor
ity of the trio, revenged herself with a touch
of her Justly famous Irony. She decreed the
beauteous bicycle to Ticket No. 24, whose
holder is allied with the enemy of the bicycle
tribe, and who can ride to the East and to
the West, or to North or South, without aid
of carriage or steed, of "bike" or nickel, for
the prize of the matinee went to Mrs. Dow
S. Smith, the recent bride of the St. Paul
superintendent of the street railway company.
The Press club Is under obligations to
Frederick Warde, of Frederick Warde's com
pany; John Stapleton and Manager Kalish,
of the Stapleton company; Gus Hill, of Gus
Hill's Novelties, and John J. Burke and Man
ager Hilton, of "The Doctor," for kind per
mission and courtesies; to Manager Scott, of
the Metropolitan; Manager Kingsbury, of the
Grand, and Manager Hayes, of the Bijou,
Minneapolis, for kind permission and assist
ance; and. by no means least of all, to
Seibert's orhestra for valuable assistance of
fered, and to C. M. Selling, of the Grand
orchestra, for proffered aid and encourage
R. P. O. ANNUAL.
Tenth Division Car Clerks Select
The tenth division of the National Association
of Railway Postal Clerks held Its annual
meeting at the Windsor hotel last evening.
The following officers were elected for the
ensuing year: -President, James Elliott; sec
retary and treasurer, James O. Hall; vice
president at large, W. F. Coffin; vice presl
cent of Minnesota, I. B. Keeiey; vice presi
dent of W,9C(:,n3ln« John Becker; vice presi
dent of South Dakota, Q. W. Cooley; vice
president of North Dakota; Henry M. Stout;
vice president of Montana, W. W. Earnest;
vice president of Michigan, P. H. Trezle; vice
president of lowa, H. L. Raymond; vice pres
ident of Illinois, W. 8. Corning; division or
ganizer, D. P. Thomas; delegates to the na
tional convention, John Flshel and G. W.
Duncan; board of directors, G. S. Westcott,
Dana Todd, George Bradford, C. S. Shannon.
The report of the secretary and treasurer
showed the tenth division to be In excellent
SIXTH DISTRICT POLITICS.
William Getty Thinks That Towae
Will Be Renominated.
William Getty, of Duluth, one of the origi
nal friends of C. A. Towns, the present mem
ber of congress from the Sixth district, was
In St. Paul yesterday on private business.
Mr. Getty Is chairman of the St Louis county
Republican committee, and Is well up In the
affairs of the district. Speaking of political
matters he said:
"The congressional convention has Just
been called. It will be held at St Cloud on
July 16. So far as I can learn there Is no
serious opposition to the renomination of Mr.
Towne. There may be some scattering ob
jection to him. but there is no concerted
movement. He will certainly have the St
Louis county delegation, and that Is a very
Important part of the convention."
SANSOME FOUND GUILTY.
The Jury Finally Agrees on a Ver
After being «it-nearly twenty-eight hours
the Jury in'-^TO isaie of Joseph Sansome,
charged with WtflVinfe stolen property, re
turned a verdict of guilty at 8 o'clock last
evening. Tho case was tried before Judge
Sansome purchased from a colored man
they call "Memphis" some clothing stolen
from Bowlby & Co. It was proven that when
"Memphis" entered Sansome'3 second-hand
store he drew the goods from beneath hi 3
coat, showing that he had been concealing
them. It Is said that certain second-hand
stores are cautiously acting as fences for
thieves, but it Is dlfilcult to convict the pro
His Blood Poisoned.
James Jarlusky, a stranger from Empire,
Dakota county, called at the Ducas street
police station last night with a badly swollen
leg and requested to be sent to the city hos
pital. City Physician Meade was summoned
and found Jarlusky suffering from blood
poisoning. He was taken to the hospital in
the Ducas street patrol wagon.
The man's leg was swollen to nearly twice
Its normal size, and it was found necessary
to cut the clothing from the Injured member.
Blood poison is supposed to have resulted
from an Injury received by Jarlusky near his
home two weeks ago.
The fuel dealers, merchants and brokers
will also close early.
Th* following signa.uics have been a ".lei
to the mercantile early cloßins list which
was published In last Sunday-? papers. Be
ginning today. May 2, they will close aa 1
o'clock every Saturiay un<il September. Le
high Coal and Iron company, St. Paul &
Western Coal company, C. G. Lewis Coal
company. Pioneer Fuel company, Youghio
gheny & Lehigh Coal company, _. O. Tooker
& Co.; Northwestern Fuel company. Philadel
phia & Reading Coal company, Oiiio Coal
company, Lehigh Valley Coal company, H. T.
Quinlan, P. H. Kelly Mercantile company.
TO SAY A WORD.
affairs. But the Republicans had nominated
a lot of the bitterest partisans for city offi
cers. There is not a man on the ticket who
is not a partisan. On the other hand, the
Democrat-Citizens ticket is made up of men
but few of whom are partisans. They are
broad-minded. Intelligent citizens, "and the
opposlUon to this ticket shocks tho con
science of the entire community," shouted
J. E. Stryker followed Mr. Townley In a
brief speech In which he gave the lie to the
Republicans for their misrepresentations re
garding Mr. Cullen's attitude on the question
of the wages of city laborers while he was
In the council. He read from the record of
the council proceedings to prove that Mr.
Cullen had voted for the resolution to pay
city laborers 18% cents per hour In 1593, and
a few months later Mr. Doran offered a reso
lution to reduce them to 15 cents, but It was
killed In the board of aldermen, where Mr.
Cullen voted against it.
This matter was fully explained in yester
day's Globe, so It Is not necessary to go
Into Mr. Stryker's speech in detail.
H. W. Dennett, president of the trades
and labor assembly, made a speech, in which
he urged the voters of the Sixth ward to
support the labor candidates on the ticket.
He also corroborated what was stated by
Mr. Stryker regarding the relative positions
of Mr. Cullen and Mr. Doran on the wago
question. He said that, from the point of
view of a trade unionist, Mr. Cullen stands
head and shoulders above Doran. He would
not have made such a statement two months
ago for all the money that could bo piled
In front of him, but he was compelled to
say It after examining tho records of the
two. He said he Is no politician, and takes
no interest from a partisan point of view,
but when the Democratic party showed Itself
to be broad and liberal enough to place on
its ticket men associated with the working
people, so they can be properly represented
in the city council, he felt It the duty of
all good members of labor organizations to
support the ticket.
Mr. Beaumont, candidate for comptroller,
and John F. Krieger, candidate for alder
man In the ward, each made a short address,
and as each was called upon the crowd
cheered wildly. Mr. Krieger referred to
some of tho things ho" "would work for and
against If elected to the council, and he
closed by urging those who did not believe
him capable or representing the ward faith
fully and honestly to vote against him.
At this point F. L. McGhee entered, and
was given an enthusiastic reception. Mr.
McGhee gave one of his sharp, decisive
speeches, dwelling principally upon the rec
ord of the Wright admini!.J»ition, during
which the criminals became so bold that
they cracked the safe in the office of the
chief of police.
J. J. Ryder made a hot speech, in which
he used plain language, hurling back tho
Republican lies that have been circulated
about Mr. Cullen, and challenging contradic
tion. Robert Hare made the closing speech.
In which he paid a tribute to tho intelligence
and manhood of the candidates on the ticket,
and was especially loud in his praise of Mr.
c • •
Anxious Enquirer: No, W. A. Donahower,
the Fifth ward Republican candidate for
alderman in the Fourth ward, has not moved
back into his own ward yet The people who
persuaded him to move Into the Fourth
ward to make the race are still jollying him
along with the Idea that he will poll a good
vote, and that he had better stay In the
Fourth ward until after election. M. E.
Murray and his friends have covered the
ward pretty thoroughly and are satisfied that
the result will be a good Democratic
majority. Donahower stands no more show
of being elected than a water lily does of
surviving a three years' drought.
BIG MASS MEETING.
Democrats Expected to Turn Out En
Arrangements for the mass meeting of
Democrats at the auditorium this evening
are completed. The list of speakers an
j nounced are Robert A. Smith, John S. Grode,
j John L. Townley, Jared How, Pierce Butler,
J T. D. O'Brien, F. W. M. Cutcheon, J. W.
| Lusk, if. Thygeson, W. P. Clough, J. E.
Stryker, Louis Betz, J. J. Parker, T. J. Mc-
Dermott, H. W. Dennett and J. J. Ryder,
Democrats from all parts of the city will
The names of the vice presidents who will
occupy seats on the platform are:
Vice Presidents— John B. Trudeau,
Michael Doran, George Lambert
A. E. Boyesen, J. W. Lusk,
O. E. Holman, Joseph Mlnea,
C. Shields, Dr. C. Williams,
Robert L. Miller, Dr. G. Stamm.
William Dawson Jr., Dr. J. Ohage,
Lawrence Casserly, I. M. Helm,
John W. Owens, Chris Dorniden,
John D. O'Brien, A. Yoerg Jr.,
C. E. Falndrau, William Banholzer,
James Doran, John Heber,
F. R. Welz, A. Adams,
0. H. Owen, George Thill,
J. H. Barnard, W. G. Strickland.
T. R. Kane, Wm. M. Armstrong,
S. J. Donnelly, Harry Caldwell,
R. L. Gorman, Col. H. C. Taylor,
Richard McNamee, M. J. O'Connor,
William Rodger, Paul Thegarteh,
M. F. Kennedy, Prof. J. C. Hortigan,
Roger Kennedy, A. Palmqulst,
A. Allen, Dr. E. Schrader,
Herman Scheffer, Charles Lauer,
J. C. Terry. Theodore Hamm,
Hon. John B. Brisbln, William Hamm,
J. M. Gllman. E. C. Stringer,
J. F. Broderick, W. C. Read,
T. F. McCormlck, J. J. Dwyer.
B. L. Goodklnd, E. J. Darragh,
Robert Mannhelmer, Dr. E. W. Buckley,
1. Rose. Dr. Whltoomb.
John Twohy, Patrick McHugh,
Frank Wuner. George Bolan.
P. F. McGowan, James J. Bailey,
James Early, George C. Armstrong,
Wm. H. McDonald, J. J. Parker,
James E. Mlddleton, Thos. J. McDermott,
P. T. Kavanagh. George R. O'Reilly.
M. Mullane, McNeal V. Seymour,
Patrick Scanlan, P. Ms Hennessey,
Daniel Aberle, Dennis Ryan,
J. F. Franzen, B. A. Cox.
Adolph Bremer, Thos. A. Prendergast,
Otto Bremer, J. C. Maloney,
Anton Miesen, R. T. O'Connor.
A. S. Hall, • Cbaa. I. McCarthy,
George Mltsch, Phillip Barton,
George Gerlach, F. P. Foelsom,
Joe Matz, James G. Donnelly,
B. Michel, William Platte,
V. Pothen. John S. Grode,
Al Dufresne, William Foelsen.
Dr. Mariet, Joseph McKlbbin.
Gen. Geo. L. Becker, , F. W. Bolt.
J. L. Strauch, ';""j_-«q_ Schnjldt
Robertson Howard. Thomas Davis.
E. W. Helms.
HOSTS OF Tj4E LOflD
QUADRENNIAL METHODIST CONe
FERENCE IS IB SESSION AT
VICTORY WON BY WOMEN.
COMMITTEE TO CONSIDER Till* IB
ADMISSION IS IN THEIR
BISHOP BOWMAN 'IS PRESIDING,
An Original Wesley Bible Used by
Him in the Opeuinfr Devo
CLEVELAND. May I.—The quadrennial
conference of the MethdHst church began In
this city this morning. Bishop Bowman pre
siding. Tl^e question of admitting women
as delegates came up at the stjxt and re
sulted in a scone of such confusion that tho
presiding bishop wa3 moved to ask whether
it was a session of congress or a conference
he was attending. No decisive action In tho
conference regarding tho women delegates has
yet been taken, but tho special committee
to which the question was referred Is In
their favor. Another question which came
up during the day was In regard to the
rights of laymen on tho floor. Resolutions
on the subject were ruled out, and the con
test over the matter postponed.
The gavel of Bishop Bowman fell at I
o'clock and the conference was under way.
Bishop Bowmen announced that the Bible
Which will be used Is the one which was
used by John Wesley in his study in Eng
land. This historical treasuro waa presented
to the conference some years ago.
When tha devotional exercises were over,
a little flurry occurred by reason of tho call
on Secretary Munroe to cull the roll. It was
thought this action would precipitate the
contest of teats for the women. When the
name of Lydia A. Tlxuble was announced, a
delegate was Immediately on his feet an"
mado a motion that this name be omitted
until a committee determine whether hei
election was legal. For a moment It looked
as if tho fight had started. Bishop Bowman,
however, refused to entertain the motion, as
he declared tho conference was not organized.
Tumultuous applause which followed the
ruling of tho chair indicated the strength ol
the woman suffra£6 faction of the delega
tion. This waa tho first skirmish, and ac
tho other names of women delegates were
called, no exception was taken. Tho secre-
tary continued to call tho roll. The confer
ence decided to fill the vacancies from tha
reserves, and to adopt the roles of the last
conference. A fight over the rl;;hts of lay
men on the floor of tho conference was pre
cipitated by Mr. Daniels, of India, who took
the convention's breath away by presenting
the following resolutions:
"Resolved, That we, members of the gen
eral conference of 1596, do hereby claim our
right to choose the committees on which w«
will serve In tho name manner as the mln-
lsterlal delegates have mads choice of the
committees on v. !ii:'h they would servo, any
previous arrangement notwithstanding.
"Resolved, That wo hereby request the
presiding bishop to Iny this case before the
general conference with the view of securing
therefrom the official affirmation of our
rights as above recited.
"Resolved, That a copy of these resolu
tions be laid before the presiding bishop at
the opening of tho first day's session of tho
When tho tumult following the presenta
tion of tho resolutions subsided. Bishop Bow
man ruled them out of order, still ec-ntendlng
that the organization of the convention had
not been effected.
The actual fight for the admission of
women delegates was prect;;i'ated when Mr.
Planet, of North Dakota, moved that a com
mittee on crer]ei'tialg be appointed. Tills
brought Mr. Buckley, the old time onemy of
the women, to the front, who challenged the
rights of women to seatß In tho Convention.
A scene of confusion followed in which
Bishop Bowman threw up his hands in des
pair, and exclaimed:
"Are we In congress, or are we in a Meth
odist conference? Good Lord, brethren, can
we not stop this hooting and howling? The
Lord help us."
The question was finally disposed of by re
ferring all questions of eligibility to a special
committee consisting of twenty-eight mem
bers. This committee Is made up of two
delegates frorrl each conference district, and
was selected this afternoon. The commltteo
will report Monday, and In the meantime the
women will be allowed the seats In the con
vention. The convention adjourned at 1
o'clock, to reconvene tomorrow morning.
In the afternoon district conferences were
held and the members of the committee of
twenty-eight wore appointed. Of the fourteen
district conference. s -;ven declared uncondition
ally for seatlnp the women delegates and two
others gave one delegate each to tho same
cause. This makes a vote of 17 to 11 In the
committee In favor of seating the women.
Among tho members of tho committee are
Rev. J. F. Chaffeo, Minnesota; W. T. Bun
nell, South Dakota, and N. A. Salzer, Wis
A reception was held this evening. Among
the addresses was one by Bishop Fowler.
JOINT ROADS BILL
Recommended to the Senate by the
Pacific Debt Committee.
WASHINGTON, May I.—Senator Gear,
chairman of the senate committee on Paciflo
railroads, today submitted the report of that
committee on the question of rofundlng tha
government debt of the Pacific roads. Tho
committee appends a statement from the
treasury department showing what the esti
mated debt to the government will be on tho
Ist of January next. The Union and Kansas
Pacific debts combined, on account of both
principal and interest, are placed at $53,715,
--403, and that of the Central Pacific at $67,681,
--514. Under tho terms of the bill the last
payment on the Union Pacific debt would be
made on the Ist of January, 1076. After hold
ing the propositions that the government
shall acquire and operate the Pacific roads, or
foreclose the government' 3 lien, to be im
practicable, the report takes up the question
of tho extension of the debt, In accordance
with the bill, as passed upon in the commit
tees of the two houses, which bill it recom
mends as providing the most advisable course
to be pursued.
TO PREVENT CONSOLIDATION.
Honse Committee "Will Conslriea-
Snch a Bill on Monday.
WASHINGTON, May I.—Mcnday the jud!
ciaiy committee of the house will consider a
bill touching the reorganization of the North
ern Pacific, to prevent a Great Northern-
Northern Pacific consolidation. Representa
tive Hartman, of Montana, has introduced a
Joint resolution to prevent the company or
any successor company from giving by con
solidation or other corporate action, control
of -Its railroad to any competing road. There
will be a fight over reporting this resolution
favorably. Burton and Graves, of Washing
ton, represent the new organization. E. V.
Smaliey Is also Interested. In the senate ths
judiciary committee has already reported In
favor of a similar bill.
Fire at Qulncy.
QUINCV, 111.. May I.—A big fire In the
business district this morning caused a loss
When baby was sick.
We gats her Castorla,
When she was a child.
She cried for Castorla.
When she became Miss,
• * She clung to Castorla.
When she had children.
She gave them Castorla