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VOL. XIX.—NO. 150.
I HE ST. PflrUL GLOBE.
FRIDAY, MAY 2tt
r »«ither for Today—
Fairi Variable Wlk.:*.
St. I.ouls Death List Grows.
Scenes in the Path of the Storm.
The Disaster at East St. 1-onls.
St. Paul Girl After the Gray Estate.
Levering: Named for President.
Bruno Beanpre Dead.
Repnhlican TricUerj% Atcalnnt Clark.
Memorial Day In the Si-hools.
New* of Minneapolis.
School Children an Honae Movers.
Col. Stevens Stricken.
Troops to Protect the Ruins.
Doran Discusses Politics,
Bishop Cotter's Jubilee.
Rain Again for Apostles,
Tigers Defeat Millers.
Results in the National.
Hamline Athletes Defeat Carleton.
CongreHß Aids Storm Sufferers.
Roads Win in Joint Traffic Case
Day's Social Events.
Bar Silver, 08 »-Be.
Cash Wheat in Chicagro, BBc.
Bears Rule the Stock Market.
Globe's Popular Wants.
Olive Branch From Blnhop Gilbert.
L. W. Weinins's Serious Mishap.
MOVEMENTS OF STEAMSHIPS.
HAMBURG—Arrived: Patrla, New York.
GLASGOW—SaiIed: Circassia, New York.
ROTTERDAM—Arrived: Spaardam, New
NAPLES-Arrived: Kaiser Wilhelm 11.,
New York. Sailed: Caledonia, New York.
QUEENSTOWN—SaiIed: Germanic, New
NEW YORK—Arrived: Dalmatia, Naples;
Berlin, Southampton. Sailed: Fuerst Bis
The wind is making a business of
blowing- this year.
One of the things they do not make
at Canton is Canton flannel.
The Prohibitionists are unable to in
dorse the water of Pittsburg.
Why doesn't Gen. Weyler dust off
and hoist the bulletin: "Gomez is
There is no hurry, Mr. Cleveland.
Tou have until after the Fourth of July
to think about it.
Omaha is in the dumps again. All of
the Methodist bishops have refused to
go to that town to live.
Now, if Capt. Gen. Weyler could in
terest a cyclone in his cause he might
Bubdue the Cuban recalcitrants.
It isn't certain that Chicago won't
get twice what i>t bargained for. It
may get two Democratic conventions.
These are the days when the weather
service Is furnishing us with sunshine,
rain and frost every twenty-four hours.
The money question is hard on the
politicians. It really forces some of
them to think who never thought be
Wool is a little higher in St. Louis.
That may be because Republicans are
bujdng it to pull over the eyes of the
public next month.
The young Khedive of Egypt has de
veloped into a musician. In doing it,
however, he produced insomnia In his
The cyclone struck the Republican
convention hall at St. Louis. It is now
certain that it will stand the minor
cyclone of next month.
Times do not appear to be. getting
much better in Minneapolis. A receiver
has been appointed for the salary of
the mayor's private secretary.
If the fellows who are going to run
New York street cars with compressed
air would contrive to use some of the
air Inside their cars it might be fit for
The appropriation for the St. Paul
public building has been increased from
$60,000 to $125,000. There is, therefore,
a chance that the structure will be
completed this century.
Mr. Lowndes, of Maryland, Is a can
- dldate for second place. He is in the
class with Bradley and Evans. After
it is all over somebody may think to
state that they "also ran."
Chicago has money to burn. In an
investigation there yesterday it was
shown that one man on the pay rolls
was drawing salary for watching the
grass grow in Washington square.
The Prohibitionists have nominated
Joshua Levering, of Baltimore, for
president. The people probably do not
want a Southern man for president,
and they certainly do not want a man
What Is known as the McKinley
coon, now In the hands of a Pennsyl
vania man, is to be returned to Canton,
the day McKinley is nominated at Str
Louis. The Buckeye Napoleon thinks
the coon Is a mascot.
If this country ever needs a poet
laureate' it 'may be at)lo to induce a
Kansas versifier to take the job. Re
ferring to the downfall of Ingalls, Eu
gene Ware says:
Up was he stuck;
And'ln the very upness
O£ his Btuctitude
Warner Miller announces that he is
ready to lead a revolt against Platt.
Just here It isn't probably amiss to
etate that Warner Miller has led mighty
few winning fights in his time. Warner
Miller is the man who lost New 1 York
■when Harrison carried it and the coun
THE SAINT PAUL GLOBE.
DEfITH LIST G?OWS
LffiGE? EjJCH HOI!?.
HUNDRED OP BODIES RECOVERED
FROM THE TANGLED DEBRIS
AT ST. LOUIS.
FIVE HUNDRED ARE DEAD.
MANY CASUALTIES NOW REPORTED
FROM OUTSIDE THE CITY OF
THE REVISED DEATH LIST.
AN ACCURATE COMPILATION OF
THE IDENTIFIED BODIES SO
SEVEN HUNDRED ARE INJURED.
MANY MANGLED SUFFERERS LEFT
STREWN IN THE TRACK OF
OVER MISSOURI AND ILLINOIS.
Death* at Breckenridge, Mount Ver
non, Vandallu, 111., and ( cntra
lla and Mexico, Mo*
ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 28.—1t will be
several days before definite informa
tion can be obtained as to the loss of
life and injury of the unfortunate peo
ple who happened to be in the path of |
the cyclone which swept over portions
of Missouri and Illinois Wednesday aft- |
ernoon. In addition to the killed and !
injured in St. Louis and East St. Louis, j
the cyclone mowed down many people
as it advanced. Dispatches received
today gave accounts of serious loss of
life and maimings in quite a number
of places. Appended is a table, show
ing a careful estimate of killed and in
jured, based on the disaatches:
Place. Killed. Injured.
St. Louis 200 300
East St. Louis 250 300
Near Centralia 42 35
Breckinridge, 111 2
Near Mt. Vernon, 111 6 20
Near Vandalia, 111 13 15
Near Mexico, Mo 15 34
The number of killed cannot be far
from 500, and of injured about 700.
When darkness Interrupted the
search for storm victims tonight 315
people were known to be dead on both
sides of the river, and, although the
complete death list will never be
known, it is believed that it will ap
proximate 400 in the two cities. The
number of the injured is even larger
and many of the maimed cannot sur
vive. The property loss will reach
well Into the millions, but insurance
.people, firemen and police alike refuse
to hazard even a guess at accurate
figures. The uncertainty regarding loss
of life and property is due mainly to
the wide extent of the havoc wrought
by the storm.
The miles of wrecked buildings as yet
unexplored and the numbers of col
lapsed factories may hide almost any
number of bodies, as the police have
been unable to secure anything like
an accurate list of the missing. In the
■ . ■ m« M B| . -'II ■■■I.iH.^. "
EADS BRIDGE, ST. LOUIS, OXE END OF WHICH WAS DESTROYED BY
factory districts many of the employes
on duty at the time the storm broke
were without relatives in the city, and
their disappearance would scarcely be
noted, even though they be buried in
the ruins. It is believed by the police,
too, that, owing to the suddenness with
which the crash came, many tramps
and homeless ones sought shelter
among the buildings which were lev
eled, and that nothing will be known
of their death until perhaps weeks
hence their bodies are found.
The list at 6 o'clock of known dead
in St. Louis is 169 and in East St. Louis
The city is in darkness tonight, re
pair of the electric wires having been
scarcely begun, and but few of the
trolley lines are running. All over the
stricken district the debris-choked
streets are crowded with sight-seers,
and through the dim morgues In the
east end of the city and at the morgue
at Twelfth street a constant stream of
people is urged forward by aisles of
Hundreds of homes in ruins, dozens
of manufacturing plants and dozens of
business houses are wrecks. Many
steamboats are gone to tfee bottom of
the river, and others are dismantled;
railroads of all kinds have suffered
great lens, and wire and pole-using
WEEKS OF TOIL
and large expenditures <rf money to
face before they will be 1^ 'satisfactory
The most furious work of the storm
FRIDAY MORNING, -MAY 29, 1896.
was along Ruttger street, Lafayette
and Choteau avenues and contiguous
thoroughfares east of Jefferson avenue.
The houses are in the streets with the
roofs underneath, buried by brick and
mortar. Under the brick and mortar
are household goods of every descrip
tion, and on top of all are uprooted
trees and tangled masses of wires.
There Is not a tree nor a building
standing in Lafayette park.
The wreck of the city hospital is
so surrounded by wreckage that it is
barely possible to reach it. By far
the most remarkable freak of the storm
was at this many»winged house. About
200 patients were scattered through the
wards when the tornado struck, but,
although the entire upper story was
cut off clean and one wing razed to
the ground, but one inmate was killed.
The victim was located In one of the
upper stories and was killed by a fly
ing brick. In the demolished wing the
MAP OF ST. LOUIS AND EAST ST. LOUIS SHOWING THE DEVASTATED DISTRICT.
walls fell out, the roof came straight
down upon the foundations, and the
rafters, after resting upon sound bed
castings, enabled the parents to be
rescued without serious injury. The
entire building was rendered useless,
and the tottering walls will be torn
down and a new structure built.
Many of the handsome residences in
Fourteenth street and about Lafayette
park are ruined, but the most damage
was done on Sixth, Seventh, Eighth
and Ninth. South along Choteau ave
nue in the tenement house district,
houses are to be seen in all stages
of demolition, from loss of roof to
complete destruction. In some of them
the front walls had fallen out and
the tenants performed their household
duties, cared for their injured or
mourned their dead in view of the
crowds In the street.
From the doors of many partially
wrecked houses fluttered black badges
of mourning, and scarcely a house In
all the districts that did not have some
injured relative, friend or neighbor
within its wind-battered wall.
The path of the storm is about a
half-mile wide and over four miles
long, through the thickly
populated southwest portion of East
land and across the river into St. Louis.
Col. Wetmore, manager of the Lig
get & Meyers tobacco plant, which
was wrecked, estimates the entire prop
erty damage at $25,000,000, which will
be, he says, almost a total loss, owing
to the lack of cyclone insurance. Other
estimates range from $15,000,000 to $30,
--000,000, but the majority of them are
close to that made by Col. Wetmore.
LIST OF DEAD.
Revised Compilation of the Bodies
Recovered at St. liouls.
ST. LOUIS, May 28.—The following is a re
vised list of dead in St. Louis:
Henry Allen, Charles Archambault, Mrs.
Bellman, James Ben, Fred Benwell, A. J.
Bergast, Louis Boeckman, John Burges, Ken
nert Butcher, W Tallace C. Butler, Cecil
George, Mrs. Claypool, Katie Claypool, Emma
Chancey, child of Peter McGlnvins, Martin
Craddick, Mrs. Crimp, Sophia Demonnltin,
James Drenn, Annie Dugan, Joseph Dunn,
Michael Dunn, T. A. Emans; employes of
Liggett & Myers, twenty; employes of Wor
den Cutler company, twenty-five; Mrs. Char
lotte Ender, Edna Frieske, Mrs. Clara Frles
ke, Sutter Frieske, Gustave Fullmer, Gal
lagher (girl), Julius Gaul, Gibbons, Tay
lor Hallevan, D. Hassing, Mrs. Helix, Har
vey Hess, John Hazelle, Maggie Hickiey,
Isabella Howe, George Hulbert, Thomas lr
win, Janitor of St. Paul's church; Ponea,
an engineer; Silas Jones, Wi O- Knabel,
Henry Kehling, Harry Klllian.-James Killian,
Thomas Killian. William Killlan, daughter of
Andrew J. Lelnktn, Joka Lolling, Hit. Loute,
Fred Mancheimer, Joeepfcine Martini, Joseph
Mamer, Joseph Meyera, Robert Miller, Her
man Mlman, Malachl McDonald, Charles
Nye, William Ottenman* William Ottenad,
August Ottenmeyer, John Pandy. William Pla
chek, John Rafferty, Charles Ribeck. Fran
cesca Rodebiguez, Hi*. Matilda Rux, Tina
Rux, Charles Schmidt, Charles Schweibeman,
Lewis F. Sims, Mrs. Splllman, Thaddeus J.
Stephens, Charles Tandy, Mike Vise, Wallace
Webber, Fred Wells, ~S*rrauer Wills, Will
iam Winockler, Gustafe Woliman, Mrs. Wood
ruff, William W. Wooda, Ernest Zlmmers.
Wallace Bradshaw, Peter Deadwlck, Rose
Duggan, Casper Fiedler, Frank Fisher,
Charles S. Gallagher, Mrs. Anna Gardner and
child, Mrs. John E. Hermann, Robert Hold,
Mrs. August Jaahn, Fred Joudock, A. D.
Jones, Mary Lewis, Anna Love, unknown
man, 608 South Seventh street; three un
known, taken from quarry; unidentified ten,
at morgue; unknown man, found on Park
avenue; unknown boy. found at ISBO South
Eighteenth street; unknown man, killed, at
union depot; unknown woman, found in
ruins; unknown man, found at Second and
Choteau streets; woman • and child, found
in ruins on South Jefferson street.
LIST OF THE INJURED.
Many Mangjled In the City of St.
ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 28.—The injured here
Henry Abtor, Henry Althouse, fatally;
Addie Anderson. John Bater, head; William
Barlow, Benjamin Basau, Mike Beck, Minnie
Beck, John Eelking, Harry Beman, James
Bene, Mrs. James Bene, Oliver Bene, George
Bengel, fatally; Frank Benson, T. A. Ben
son, Fred Bennett, badly: Katie Bennett,
Mrs. Kate Benwill. arms, legs and shoulders
broken; Albert Berge : badly bruised; Joseph
Berg, leg fractured; Henry Bittner, Charles
Beckmeyer, George Boetz, Martha Bohlon,
Emma Bohlen, Mrs. Prank Boeker, badly
bruised; James Boyd, Joseph Boyd, leg brok
en; Barney Brennan, Ben Brennan, Harry
Brennor, badly; Joe Brent, leg broken; Leo
Brinkman, Albert Beck, M. M. Buck, head
and body bruised; John Balkins,
Miss Alvi Brunning, Mrs. August
Burgman, Mike Burke, Prank Bush,
John Byrne, badly; Jacob Carman, ribs and
leg broken, fatally; Tom Carroll, Mrs. Castle,
fatally; Mrs. Frank Castle, Miss Louisa Cas
tle, Flora Childress, cut and bruised; Alex
Chrisinger, badly; David Cluazey, J. Clemana,
Frank Chucky, skull fractured; Thomas Cof
fee, Joseph Condol, leg* crushed; James Con
way, Agnes Crump, Carrie Crump, William
Daly, P. T. Dorlght. Jack Davis, John Davis,
Pat Daugherty, Mike Dowd, Ben Desivlna,
Alfred Slberfleld, scalp; Mr. Epstein, John
Feeney, Martin Finan, head and face; Mary
Finn, slightly; firfeman at union depot power
house, M. Flau, W. Flynn, leg broken; J.Fo.x,
Wiiliam Frankie, internally; Mrs. M. Frankle
and two children, irtpmally; Abe Fredman,
cut in head- William Gabin, Mrs. Lizzio Gal
lagher, back, seriously; Mike Galvin, fatally;
Joseph Gantlruf, Alfcart George, head and
body; Phillip' Geraok and son, scalp; William
Geseking, Gotlleb GeSeking', Frank Ghurky,
Mrs. Frank Giichaus, scalp; Tom Gondolia,
Ed Grady, Weber ffreemwood, Thomas Grif
fith, h!p; Bridget €urn, fatally; John H.
Gunther, legs Broken; Mrs. Gunther, Dr.
Horace M. Hall,, I — Hausenlranz, Albert
Hardy, Rev. Frazer Head, Miss Head, Will
iam Hellmertck, fatally; Daniel Heitner, Mrs.
Daniel Heitner, John Henke, J. Herman,
badly; Miss Clara Herman, badly, and right
arm" broken: H. Holencamoh, J. L. Hol
kamp, P. J. Hennesy, Peter Herbenger,
HolkamD, Anna Hoff, leg broken: Peter
Horn, Erick" House, Edwin Hyke, Infant of
Mrs. Hamilton, fatally; George Ireland, Joe
Ireland. Edward Jansen, arm broken; Will
lam Johnson (colored), skull fractured and
elbow broken; J. Pordan, John W. Judimin,
John Julllch, B. Kalt, James Kane, badly
crushed; Alext Keller, of Alabama, fatally;
Jacob Klos, badly bruised; Mrs. Jacob Klos
and child, badly bruised; Anton Knolt, W.
Kiiol, Henry Kopadt, fatally; James Labre,
internally; Edward Lachbehler, MJke Larkln,
Jaseph Lahtner, James Leltham, eyes de
stroyed; Gustav Leitner, James Lenahan, in
ternally Injured: David Lewis, head cut and
badly bruised; George Little; Michael Llloyd,
internally; A. Loeb, J'^3. K. Leoland,
Harry Long, H. H. Maber, leg
smashed; Mrs. Maber, legs crushed;
Fred Mack, Mike Mahoney, Fred M.
Manchenhelmer, Mrs. H. Marbrous, fatally;
Annie Marshall, seriously; Thomas May,
McGentle, fireman; Gertie McKenna, injured
Internally;-Patrick McMahon, Phil Medart,
George Meyer, Adolph Meurer, Henry Meyer,
Lewis Miller, Jefferson county. Mo.: Louise
Miller. Brinsfleld, Mo.; Pat Moran, Ironton,
Pa.; Pat Moran, leg broken; Michael Mul
poony, internally; George Nelson, Arthur
Nicholson, John Noonan, slightly; Mrs. John
Noonan and child, slightly; John O'Brien,
John O'Connor, arm broken and internal in
juries; Patrick O'Connor, crushed; Tom
O'Connor, Louis Ottenad, Mary Ottesson. cut
and bruised; George Pefer, internally; New
ton Palmer, G. C. Pap*itz. Edward S. Peck,
slightly; George Peipper, Peter Pierens, Lot
tie Pool, Joseph Ramay, leg broken; Joseph
Ramage, leg broken; Charles Ramus, Albert
Raven, head; Franjt Richer, Frank Richard.
T Relss T. PilK>, Paul Richter, badly;
Theodore Beias Ju!iu» Remlinger, Patrick
Peney, internally; B. B. Bicketts, Mrs. Lil
lie Roeder, Mrs." Caroline Rolland, badly cut;
Mrs J W. Rowder, Internally; Herbert Rowe,
R. R. Samover, S. Saakey, Mrs. Satlin, not
seriously; Mrs. Aug. Sattig, Aug. Sattig, H.
H. Sawyer, John Sawer, O. W. Sawyers,
John Satchfer, Julius Schlundt, Christian
Schmidt, arm broken; Mrs. Schmidt, fatally;
Joseph' Schrld, hip crashed; Albert Schulte,
legs broken; Miss Sarah Schulte, shoulder
dislocated; John Scott, Aug. Sears, Henry
Seffl, scalp; W. B. Shaw, F. H. Shaw, Emil
Shotman, badly bruised: Mrs. Emll Shotman
and three children, badly bruised; Benjamin
Silva, Chris Smith, Henry.Smith, Mary Som
ruers. Lulu Stark, badly injured; Dr. Max
Starkloff, arm dislocated; Albert Stewart
(colered), skull mashed, will dlo: Charles
Street, Newport, Ky.; Phillip Syrubell. badly
injured; Mis* Suba«hle, slightly; William
Swaneit, John Taylor bead injured;
Henry Tebo, William Thompson*- three persons
In Waverly place, John Timfnons," Amanda
Tinker. DunnvlUe, Wis.; J. W. Tinker, Dunn
ville, W'is/r M. L. Tinker,TDunnville. Wis.;
J. L Tinker, Dunnville, Wis.; John Tooney,
internelly; Kali Tracey. skull fractured; Pat
rick Tracey hand torn off; Thomas Tracey,
twenty-six unknown, fatally; two unknown,
badly; five unknown, one unconscious; John
.Vaughan. Richard Vatet, leg Frank
Vincent, fatally; Charles voatula, head hart;
Wachbertlen, face; »rs. Mary Wag
ner, CarUnville, 111., badly; B**T. Walker, arm
Continued •■ Third Pn«e.
LEVERING FIRST OUT
THE CANDIDATE OF THE NATIONAL
PROHIBITION PARTY FOR PUBS
SILVER FORCES ROUTED.
WHITE METAL PLASTK REJECTED
ANU A \ ARROW GAUGE PLAT
JOHXSOX FOR VICE PRESIDCXT.
By the Platform the Party Leaders
Are Pledged to Wry Little
For President JOSHUA P. LEVERING
For Vice President HALE JOHNSON
PITTSBURG, May 28.—The Prohibition na
tional convention nominated the following
For president, Joshua P. Levering, Mary-
land; vice president, Hale Johnson, Illinois.
The free silver plank was rejected, and tho
candidates were placed upon the thinnest kind
of a narrow gauge platform, embodying mere
ly the principle of prohibition, and even omit
ting the woman suffrage plank, which has
been a feature of its platforms for years past.
Ex-Gov. St. John, seconded by nearly all the
Western delegates, made a gallant fight for
the free coinage of silver, and Helen M. Cou
gar, of Indiana, and Mrs. L. A. Poole, of New
York, struggled In vain for woman suffrage,
but the narrow gauge people controlled the
convention and took everything. When the
nominations were reached the name of Charles
E. Bentley, of Nebraska, the broad gauge
candidate, was not presented, his boom having
been burst by the overwhelming defeat of the
. silver forces at the afternoon session. It was
long after midnight before the last business
was concluded, and the convention adjourned.
Joshua P. Levering, the Prohibition nom
inee for president, is a prominent coffee mer
chant of Baltimore. He is fifty-five years of
age, reputed to be very wealthy and Is pres
ident of the Young Men's Christian associa
tion. He was formerly a Democrat, but has
been connected with the Prohibition party
sines 18S4, and has for some years past acted
as vice chairman of the state executive com
mittee. He ran on the Prohibition ticket last
fall for governor, receiving the highest vote
ever cast in the state for the party.. Mr. Lev
ering is pronounced in his views on the ques
tions at issue, and previous to the conven
tion stated positively that he would not accept
the nomination upon a free silver or broad
Hale Johnson, the nominee for vice presi
dent. Is forty-nine yeara of age. He was born
In Indiana, and served through the war. He
.Is a past commander In the G. A. R. and a
colonel in the Veteran Legion. In 1894 he
was a delegate to the national Republican con
vention, but shortly after became a Prohfbi-
CONVENTION HALL-ONE OF THE BUILDINGS DAMAGED BY THE STORM.
ttonist, and has been prominent in Us coun
cils ever Bince.
It was 9:30 o'clock before the second day'a
session of the Prohibition national conven
tion was called to order. The attendance
at that hour was light, as many of the dele
gates had been laboring In committees, until
the early morning hour. When comparative
quiet had been obtained, Rev. P. Mackl«n, of
Ohio, offered prayer. A resolution wa» then
presented expressing sympathy for the suf
ferers of the St. Louia cyclone, and it was
adopted by a standing vote.
Mrs. Fnuices Beauchamp, of Lexington,
Ky., pressed a memorial from the W. C.
T. U., ad^jted at the national convention in
Baltimore last fall. The resolutions reaf
firmed alletfanoe to th» Prohibition party
"as the ©sly pollUcai party with the cottr-
PRICE TWO CENTS— \ AvTcim.
age to speak out boldly in favor of woman's
suffrage, and the total annihilation of the
A request was also made that the name
of "home protection party" be adopted, and
that the convention adopt measures looking
more to the protection of the homes and the
care of th« young. A committee of five was
appointed to draw up resolutions embracing
the requests of the ladies.
The committee on platform was then asked
to make its report. Dr. I. K. Funk, chair
man of the committee, stated that the nar
row gauge and broad gauge factions did not
expetly agree, and that a minority report
would be submitted. The reports were as
The- majority, or "narrow gauge" report,
declares its agreement with the United
States supreme court that the statistics of
every state show that more crime and mis
ery result from the use of ardent spirits
than corrupt legislation, and make good
government impossible: that the party Is
unalterably opposed to the drink traffic, and
declares for Its total suppression for bev
erage purposes, rejecting all compromise
measures, whether license, local option, tax
ation or public control. Wage-earners' at
tention is called to the enormous waste
caused by the liquor traffic at the cost of
production, and to the fact that the success
of the Prohibition party will remove 'this
great burden from Industry. It declares that
the Prohibition party stands for good gov
ernment, honestly and economically ad
ministered: that there is no greater peril to
the nation than the competition of political
parties for the liquor vote, and calls upon
the voters to enforce the declaration of the
churches against the liquor traffic.
The minority report, which was presented
by the "broad gaugers," has this declaration
on the money question:
"That all money should be Issued by the
government only and without the intervention
of any banking association. It should b«
based upon the wealth, stability and integrity
of the nation, and should be a full legal tender
for all debts, public and private, and should
be of sufficient volume to meet the demands
of the legitimate business interests of the
country. And for the purpose of honestly
liquidating all our outstanding coin obliga
tions, we demand the frep and unlimited coin
age of both silver and gold, at a ratio of 16 to
1, without consulting any other nation."
Other planks In the platform declare against
the manufacture or sale of intoxicating liquors
for beverage purposes. The use of liquors for
medical and other legitimate purposes should
be controlled by the state. Equal rights of
suffrage for both ma is favored; alien ac
quisition of land opposed. Government con
trol of railroads; only English In the publlo
schools, and. no public funds for sectarian In
stitutions; election of president and vice presi
dent by popular vote; liberal pensions; amend
ed immigration laws; none but citizens to
vote, and naturalized citizens to vote only
after being naturalized a year, are other
recommendations. The final declarations of
the platform are:
"There should be proportionate representa
tion In state and nation, and the Initiative
and referendum adopted, so as to secure free
expression of the popular will. We favor the
imperative mandate as a guarantee against
the misrepresentation of the people by men
chosen to be their representatives."
Ex-Gov. St. John read the minority report.
Almost every sentence was applauded. When
he came to .the free silver plank, the broad
gaugers broke loose with oheera and pro
longed applause. After finishing its reading
Mr. St. John moved that the report be in
corporated as a part of the majority report.
A motion was made to lay it on the table, but
this was defeated, the vote standing 310 yeas
to 430 nays, a big victory for the broad-gaug
ers. A great commotion was created when
the vote was announced.
Mr. St. John then spoke In favor of the re-
port. The motion to make the minority re
port a part of the majority report -was curled.
The moLioa to take up the report section by
section was carried with a cheer, and Ota
broad-gaugers were confident ot carrying
everything, including free silver, with them.
The first seven planks, Including the one
favoring woman's suffrage,, were then taken
up, and as they did not differ materially in
either report, were adopted. The convention
at 12:20 then took a recess for dinner.
When the convention reassembled Mr. St.
John announced that after a conference with
Chairman Funk, !t had been decided to take
up the money plank next. The minority reso-'
lutlon, favoring free coinage of silver, was
then read, and the battle betweon the silver
Continued OB Fifth Page,
WEDDED AT HUDSON
FORMER ST. PAIL WOMAK CAISEI
A SENSATION IV THR ZENITH
CLAIMS TO BE GRAY'S WIDOW,
SHE DEMANDS A WIDOWS I).>\\ i:f*
IX AX KSTATK WORTH
; SIRPRISE TO THi: SUPPOSED HEIR 9
; Hot FJffht I" Promised In the Kfo
forts of Either Side to Prove
DULUTH. Minn., May 28.—A surprise wa«
sprung this afternoon upon the heirs of Rich
j A. Gray, a wealthy Duluthlan, who died in
| Boston recently. Miss Kathryn Western,
formerly of St. Paul and now of Duluth,
claims to be the dead man's widow, and a*
such she will put In a claim for a dower
right in the estate, which In this state in
cludes everything. Miss Western, or Mn.
Gray, is a sister-in-law of John C. Bulliti
Jr.. an attorney, and she has lived hero
with his family ever since his removal her*
from St. Paul two years ago. Mr. Gray and
Miss Western are said to have been Intimate
in St. Paul, and friends of both say they were
together there a good deal. They are said to
have gone quietly, without letting any one
know, to Hudson, and there got married In
the Gretna Green of the Twin cities six years
ago. Her relative and representative. John
C. Bullitt Jr., was seen this afternoon, but
he would say nothing beyond the fact that
the announcement had been made to tha
heire today. Why the affair was kept quIM
so long and why it was Just announced will
probably come out later. Mr. Gray left a
large fortune, In fact, he had an Income of
considerable more than $100 a day. ll«
owned the sawmill property at the end o|
Rice's point; the west half of the Mesaba
block and many other valuable properties.
He always carried a heavy bank account
and there were few men In Duluth who were
In better circumstances. His estate Is not
encumbered In' any way and was prubabljr
worth fully $500,000. The announcement wai
a surprise to the heirs, who had supposed
that Mr. Gray had no wife, and that tiittr
title was clear. There will a figtit Hi
court in ail probability.
Miba Kathryn. Western 13 well-known lit
St. Paul social circle*, having lived hers
OMKI of het life. For many years her mother
kept a boarding house on St. Peter street,
between College and Summit. Some six
years ago her sister married John •'. ltuiS-tt
Jr., and a couple of years later the whole,
family removed to Duluth. Miss Kathryn ii
now about forty years of age. She was of
a retiring disposition and not fond of mala
company. The announcement of her mar
riage to Gray will come as a surprise to )i«r
TRACKS SI XX FROM SKillT.
Train* on the Norther* Paelfle II:it«
a Narrow Eacnne.
Special to the Globe.
AITKIN, Minn.. May 28.—Three liun.lt «d
feet of the roadway of the Northern I'uciflo
sunk in Buiuarg lake, near here, this morning,
and twenty feet of water now washes over
the spot where the heavy trains wctp running
yesterday. The grado was built upon the north
shore of the little hike, and must have b««?a
built over an underground lake, as the whole
track for from SM to 400 feet simply dropped
out of sight. A westbound freight barely es
caped a eompleU wtcek there at 4a. m. The
| engineer saw the waves rolling ahead of him
where the track had always .been. Applying
the brakes, he and the fireman Jumped from
the engine Just as it leaped over the beak
into the lake. A large force of men are now
laying a new track north of where the old
on? stood. The eastbound passenger train waa
stopped Just as it approached the lake. This
Is the same place where an engine sunk »ovyt
years ago and was never recovered.
" PREFER TO COME TO ST. P Vl'l,.
Southwestern Minnesota Veteran*
\\ ill Hold Xo Encampment.
Special to the Olobe.
WORTHIXGTON, Minn., Ma 7 W.— The an
nual encampment of the Southwestern Minne
sota Veterans' association, which was to have"
taken plate at Jackson cext month, has been
postponed on account of a desire of the G. A.
R. veterans in this part of the state to attend
th(; national encampment at St. Paul next
September In full force. As the expense of
holding the encampment of the association is
quite heavy It was deemed advisable to econo
mize as much as possible, and thus enablo
every old soldier in the association to attend
the big encampment. The encampment at
Jackson will occur in 18S7 on the same date*
set for this year. The officers elected at th©
Worrhington encampment In 1895 will hold
over for another year.
BILLET IN HIS DRAIN.
Proiuluent nnslne.sn Man of tilenr»e
< omn.iiN Snlrlde.
Special to the Globe.
GLENCOE, Minn.. May 23.—Frank Waehoiz,
one of Glencoe's wealthiest and mo.st promi
nent residents, was found dead In his office
this morning with a bullet hole through hi*
heart. A pl&Lol In bis clenched fingers show
ed suicide, as did three letters which he left,
one addressed to his wife, one to Frobau
Judge Tifft and one Ij his attorney. Mr.
Financial reverse are bla:ned for the sulcldd.
The affair cre«Ued a Irmentfow sensation. e».
petially as on tho day pr*vlOVf Mr. Wadnli
was about town in tppareally as liapy.y ■
frome of mlad as usual, and played ehftM with
some of his fricndi. .Mr. Wwholi m th«
proprietor of a large grain elevaior and floui
Coutly Meot Roxst.
ST. CLOUD. !!!r.-:.. May I'S.—Kire early thil
naming badly damaged V. G. Kleisler'* butch.
er sbop. in th» John Schv/ariz tu'ld'nf. Lorn
(2,500, covered by insurance.