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GOLD PLAfIS FIXED
VERY DOUBTFUL IF AXY DELE
GATES WILL LEAVE THE CON
MOST RADICAL ACTION
MILL BE TO FOLLOW 7 EXAMPLE
SET BY MONTANA AT ST.
ARE FOR HILL TOOTH AND NAIL.
The E: tern Men Are in Hopes That
Thrj .May be Able to Elect
CHICAGO. July 6.— The situation in
the Eastern gold standard camp has
crystallised enough to enable one to
get more of a settled idea of a plan
than has hitherto prevailed. The gold
men will not as a body leave the con
vention, and it is doubtful if any dele
gates take that course. The leaders
are all against it, though it is believed
that William C. Whitney would be
pleased to see another convention with
a gold standard platform.
The most radical action that the gold
men will take has practically been set
tled, and that is to follow the plan
adopted by the Montana delegation in
the natioi.al Republican convention In
St. Louis, to remain in the convention
hall, with the notification that they will
act in their individual states, as to sup
port of the platform and national tick
et, as the Democrats of their states de
sire. But even this latter proposition
Is tempered, and the action may not
take place if the silver majority does
not inordinately trample upon the
rights and privleges of the gold minor
In these resolves the gold men say
they are backed by the unbroken Dem
ocratic principles of majority rule.
Such Tammany men as Senator Can
tor, Congressman Sulzer and John C.
Sheehan assert that they will abide by
what the majority does, and will not
bolt or refuse to vote on any question.
The majority of the New York dele
gates are apparently of the same mind,
and Massachusetts and Pennsylvania,
the other two leading states in the gold
movement, are in sympathy.
As to the action of the convention
on the temporary chairmanship, the
delegates will fight tooth and nail for
Hill, and they are very chipper tonight
"with the hope that they may secure a
number of silver men to aid them. It
is even said that the gold men, to
maintain a show of fairness, will vote
to unseat the gold men of Nebraska
seated by the committee, and will ask
In return support from the silver men
for the Michigan gold men, and for
Hill. The silver men, on the contrary,
seem to be afraid tonight that there
will be a division of their forces on the
Hill question that may hurt their
It is rumored that Boles has been
dickering for the Eastern vote, and
a few silver states that have had Vice
President Stevenson in mind, are also
looking to New York and other gold
states for votes. Pennsylvania is not
In this alleged dicker, remaining faith
ful to Pattison. Altgeld and Senator
Jones are much disturbed and demand
a short convention, but the gold men
cay that it will be a prolonged one.
The gold men are Jubilant over the
fact that they have defeated the silver
men's plan for a caucus to settle a
platform, candidate and length of the
convention. Senator Cantor, who Is
delegate-at-large In place of United
States Senator Murphy, said tonight:
"We have beaten them in three
things: they can't get a caucus; they
can't limit the convention to one day,
and they couldn't defeat Hill in the
When the New York delegation met
tonight, it was noticeable that a num
ber of men with Boies badges were In
the room. Just before the meeting, five
members of the Alabama delegation
came to Gov. Flower and said:
"Governor, we have been forbidden
by our unit rule from voting for Hill
for chairman, but we will help him out
by voting for Whitney, so as to take
strength away from the silver candi
Mr. Whitney came over to the New
York meeting and was there for about
fifteen minutes. When he came out
he was told by the Associated Press
representative that he was credited
\vith not being adverse to a bolt. He
"You may deny that emphatically.
I am not in favor of a bolt. I do
not want a bolt, and I shall urge that
no such action be taken. We are
Democrats. I have not heard of the
alleged overtures of the Boies people
to the gold men, but it is not impos
sible, and there may be many breaks
With a better understanding of the
transient nature of the many phys
ical ills, which vanish before proper ef
forts — gentle efforts — pleasant efforts —
rightly directed. There is comfort in
the knowledge, that so many forms of
Bickness are not due to any actual dis
ease, but simply to a constipated condi
tion of the system, which the pleasant
family laxative, Syrup of Figs, prompt
ly removes. That is why it in the only
remedy with millions of families, andi;
everywhere esteemed so highly by all
Avho value good health. Its beneficial
effects are due to the fact, that it. i r- tin
one remedy which promotes internal
cleanliness' without debilitating the
organs on which it acts. It is therefore
all important, in order to get its bene
ficial effects, to note when you pur
chase, that you have the genuine arti
cle, which is* manufactured by the Calf
fornia Fig Syrup Co. only and sold by
all reputable drug-gists.
If in the enjoyment of good health,
and the system is regular, laxatives or
other remedies are then not needed. If
afflicted with any actual disease*, one
may be commended to the most skillful
physicians, but if in need of a Laxative,
one should have the best, and with the
well-informed everywhere, Syrup of
Figs stands highest and is most largely
Used and gives most general satisfaction.
A Handsome Complexion
is one of tbe greatest charms a woman can
possess. POZZOM'S COMILTiiOK PCVDKF
. gives it.
when the silver men fin* the arbitrary
way In which the leaders will try to
dispose of their booms."
ALL FOB BLAND.
Illinois Delegation Declares for the
CHICAGO, July 6.— At a meeting of
the Illinois delegation at the Sherman
House to-day, it was decided that Illi
nois should cast her 48 votes for
Richard P. Bland, of Missouri, for presi
dent. The first formal vote stood 43
to 1 in favor of Bland with 4 delegates
absent. Preceding the formal vote,
there was an informal ballot, In which
Stevens and others received scattering
Members Who Hare Been Named by
CHICAGO, July 6.— Following are the mem
bers of the national committee so far chosen,
the election of the others having been de
Arkansas, Thomas C. Mcßae; Colorado,
Adair Wilson; Connecticut, Carlos French;
Florida, Samuel Pasco; Georgia, Clark How
ell; Idaho, George Ainslie; Illinois, Thomas
Gahan; lowa, Charles A. Walsh; Kansas,
| J. G. Johnson; Kentucky, Grey Woodson;
Louisiana, N. C. Blanchard; Maryland, Ar
! thur P. Gorman; Massachusetts, John W.
! Corcoran; Michigan, O. G. Stevenson; Mm
I nesota, D. W. Lawler; Mississippi, W. V.
Sullivan; Montana, A. J. McHatton; Ne
braska, Tobias Castor; New Hampshire, A.
W. Sulloway; New Jersey, James Smith Jr.;
New York, John C. Sheehan; North Caro
lina, Joseph Daniels; Ohio, John R. McLean;
Pennsylvania, W. F. Harrity; South Carolina,
Senator Tillman; South Dakota, James M.
i Woods; Tennessee, J. M. Head; Texas, James
! G. Dudley; Utah, A. W. McCune; Vermont,
H. B. Smalley; Washington, Hugh C. Wal
i lace; West Virginia, J. G. McGraw; Wiscon
sin, E. C. Wall; Wyoming. W. H. Holliday;
Arizona, W. H. Burboge.
M'Li,aS LYING LOW.
Things He May Be the Dark
CHICAGO, July 6.— No McLean badges
have yet appeared among the delegates, but
: the boom of the Ohio journalist is met with
I everywhere. It is underneath the surface so
; far, but the friends of Mr. McLean are pre
i pared to bring it to the front at the first
I opportunity. They expect to see the two
; leading candidates, Bland and Boies, pull
| each other down, and open the door for a
| dark horse. Unless they are convinced be
fore the presentation of names is called for In
the convention that their champion has much
more than a fighting chance, his name will
■ not be formally offered for first place on
| the ticket. The suggestion of McLean's can
didacy has met with strong favor among
many of the delegates, but the drift of eenti-
I ment seems to be that he cannot possibly
reach through a first place, and must con
tent himself with the tail of the ticket. This
is all his friends originally hoped for, but
with the prospects of a big tangle ahead
they have been encouraged to hope that
they may be able to land him at the head
of the ticket.
BOISE 3IEN HAPPY.
They Have Not Overestimated His
CHICAGO, July 6.— lt is asserted by the
Boies managers that It Is unnecessary for
j ex-Gov. Boies to come to Chicago, and his
canvass from now on will be conducted by
the men on the grounds. The managers say
that everything Is progressing most favor
ably, and the reports from their canvassers
of the various delegations indicate that they
| have not overestimated the second choice
[ Boies strength. They say that the force of
the argument made by the opponents of Boies
on the labor question, because he did not
approve of the 1894 strike, has been entirely
broken by the presence of Grand Master
Sovereign, of the Knights of Labor, who has
been at the headquarters and with the man
agers of Boies' candidacy during a great por
tion of the day. Mr. Sovereign declared him
self in favor of the nomination of Boies.
INABLE TO DECIDE.
Louisiana as Yet Has No Favorite
CHICAGO, July 6.— The Louisiana delega
tion gave a very exhaustive hearing to the
I representatives of all the different candi
dates today, including the free silver Repub
licans who advocated Teller's nomination. A
vote was postponed until tomorrow morning.
The sentiment of the delegation was divided
between Boies, Bland, Teller and Matthews.
There is a considerable feeling in favor of
Teller, but the strong sugar Republican
movement in Louisiana make Teller's friends
fearful that his nomination might furnish
many of the Democrats of the state their
coveted excuse for voting for McKinley.
Street Demonstration in Honor ot
CHICAGO, July 6.— The first street pa
rade of the convention was organized tonight
by the Bland contingent. The Bland clubs
of St. Louis and Kansas City and the To
peka Flambeau club, with a few unattached
enthusiasts formed the procession. With their
bands and a wagonload of fireworks, the
thousand marchers managed to make a
great display in proportion to their num
bers. Portraits of "Silver Dick," mammoth
silver dollars and such legends as "Free
Silver and Free Man," "The Producing
Classes Protest Against 200-cent Dollars"
and "Bland Will Carry Missouri by 150,000"
were conspicuous in the line.
PLACE FOR WHITNEY.
He Will Be on the Floor of the Con
CHICAGO, July 6.— William C. Whitney will
be in a delegate's seat on the floor of the
j convention tomorrow. He has been placed In
I the seat of A. P. Fitch, of the Fifteenth New
i York district, and will thus be able to take
i part in the debate that will follow the silver
j men's move. This is an unexpected thing,
he not having been elected as a delegate from
New York, upon hie own expressed request
when the state convention met there.
Kansas for Bland.
CHICAGO. July 6.— The Kansas delegation
today adopted a resolution to cast its twenty
votes as a unit for Bland. This result was
reached only after a long and stormy meet
ing. All of the delegates, as was developed,
were personally in favor of Bland, but a fac
tion of them made a vigorous protest against
the methods by which the attempt to secure
instructions for him were carried on.
Sonth Carolina Spilt.
CHICAGO, July 6.— The South Carolina
delegation held a meeting tonight to discuss
presidential preferences. Some differences
were developed as to the wisdom of standing
by Senator Tillman, and after a somewhat
heated discussion it was decided that the del
egation tshould not vote as a unit, but that
each delegate should vote his personal pref
Sibley Out for It.
CHICAGO, July 6.— Ex-Congressman Joseph
C. Sibley, of Pennsylvania, arrived today and
opened headquarters at the Auditorium. He
announces himself as a candidate for the
presidency on a free silver platform.
Grand Lodge Will Open at Cincin
CINCINNATI, 0., July 6.— The at
tendance from all parts of the country
for the Grand Lodge of the Benevolent
Protective Order of Elks Is much larger
than ever known before at these an
nual gatherings. The reception company
has escorted over 200 lodges, coming
In bodies from the depots to their re
spective headquarters to-day and to
night. The arrivals will continue to
morrow. Tonlgrht social sessions and
entertainments at the summer resorts
are the order. The grand lodge meets
at 10 o'clock tomorrow and continues
in session during the week. The local
committee has elaborate programmes
for entertainments every afternoon
and evening. The parading Elks ser
enaded ex-President Harrison at the
Pt. Nichols hotel. He responded in a
few words of thanks. Mr. Harrison
is here on legral business.
LONDON, July 6.— The special correspon
dent of thn Times refers again This morning
to the offic'al report of Hon. Wayne >fa.'
vesgh's speech at the Fourth of July cslebra-
Ucr of tlie American Chamber of Comrre 1 — 8
i in Paris In which h* declared that there was
! no serious danger whatever that America
■ would ever consent to abandon the standard of
■ naiions. This utterance of Mr. MscYpssJi's
; has attracted v,-;dcs;.road attention and It ao-
I rareciiy rega.-4c4 las daepty slgauicaEC.
TH£ SAINT PAUL GLOBE: TUESDAYS *7, 1&96.
READY PDE PLANK
SAMPLE SILVER DECLARATION IS
OFFERED BY THE NATIONAL
FOR A STRAIGHT 16 TO 1.
GEN. WARNER, PRESIDENT OF THE
UNION, AUTHOR OF THE
BONDS AND TARIFF TOUCHED ON.
Union Has Decided to Support Any
Free Silver Man Who May be
CHICAGO, July 6.— The National Bi
metallic unior., of which ' Gen. A. J.
Warner, of Ohio, is president, met here
today, and will continue in session un
til the close of the convention. The
sentiment for Senator Teller was
strong, and after the meeting the mem
bers present dispersed to visit the dif
ferent delegations. They declared It to
be the sense of the union, however, that
it should support the nominee of the
convention, provided he was a silver
man nominated on a silver platform.
Gen. Warner has proposed and will
submit a financial plank to the commit
tee on resolutions. It follows:
"The paramount isjjue on which the
two great parties now go before the
people is between the single gold stand
ard, sustained by gold bonds, on the
one side, and the constitutional stand
ard of gold and silver, and no bonds,
on the other. Silver as well as gold
has been money in all ages and down
to 1873 the two metals, conjointly, con
stituted the standard of value for the
world. In the formation of our con
stitution gold and silver conjointly
were made the standard money of the
"The act of 1873, overthrowing this
standard by demonetizing silver and
substituting In its place the single
standard of gold, was devised in the
interest of a moneyed combination, for
eign in its origin, and clandestinely im
posed upon our peole. It has resulted
in doubling the purchasing power of
gold and reducing by one-half the
prices of the products of labor, thus
continually Increasing the weight of
debts and taxes and diminishing the
power of debtors to pay them, result-
Ing in interminable business assess
ments, failures and bankruptcies.
"It has robbed industry of its legiti
mate profits, sacrificing the producer to
enrich the non-producer. It has imper
illed business enterprises, paralyzed
the productive energies of the Ameri
can people and forced vast numbers of
willing workers into idleness. It is
fast reducing the American farmers
from a condition of Independent own
ership to that of homeless tenantry,
while building up colossal fortunes in
our money centers, thua threatening
the very foundation of free institutions.
Nor can prosperity return to us while
these conditions exist, but, on the con
trary, times must grow worse, as gold
continues to Increase in value and
prices continue to fall, as they must
under the single gold standard.
"To the continuance of this policy
advantageous to creditor nations but
ruinous to us, we are unalterably op
posed and we declare for a distinc
tively American policy for Americans.
And to this end, we demand the im
mediate repeal of the iniquitous act
of 1873, and a return to the constitut
ional standard of gold and silver by
the restoration, by this government,
independent of any foreign power of
the unrestricted coinage of both gold
and silver Into standard money at the
ratio of sixteen of silver to one of gold,
upon the terms of exact equality, ex
isting prior to 1873; the silver coin to be
a full legal tender, equally
with gold coin for all debts and dues
public and private.
"We hold that the power to issue and
control a paper currency is insepar
able from the power to coin money; and
demand that all currency intended to
circulate as money, should be issued
and controlled in its volume by the
general government only, and should
be legal tender. We are opposed to
the retirement of the greenback cur
rency or to the contraction of the cur
rency In any form.
"We are opp osed to a permanent
national debt. We are opposed to the
issue of interest-bearing bonds In time
of peace, or at any time, except by the
explicit authority of congress; and we
especially condemn as unstatesmanlike
and unpatriotic the policy of creating
an endless debt in the vain attempt to
maintain the gold standard by borrow
"We demand the payment of all coin
obligations of the United States in ac
cordance with the laws under which
they were created, in either gold or
silver coin at the option of the govern
ment and not at the option of the
creditor. We affirm that revenues suf
ficient to meet the necessary expendi
tures of government and gradually ex
tinguish the national debt, should be
raised without borrowing.
"Customs duties have ever been our
chief source of revenue and such they
must continue to be. The protection
therefore afforded to American pro
ducers should be extended to all in
dustries alike and not to a few only;
and should be made to benefit labor
and not to foster monopolies and trusts;
but no tariffs can prevail to keep
prices under a gold standard.
"And now. knowing our cause to be
just, and believing its right settlement
must precede all other reforms, we
appeal to the people of our common
country to hold in abeyance for the mo
ment, all other Issues, however Import
ant they may appear, and unite in one
supreme effort to free themselves and
their children from the tyranous dom
ination of the money power, a power
more destructive than any other which
has ever fastened itself upon a civil
Open War Declaration Offered by
CHICAGO, July 6.— Congressman Sul
zer, of New York, has prepared the fol
lowing resolution which he will present
to the committee on platform, and up
on which he has been promised a hear
ing by such members of that commit
tee as have been selected:
"We extend our sympathy to the
people of Cuba in their heroic struggle
against the corrupt and cruel political
system which has oppressed and Im
poverished them, and we look forward
with confidence to the day when Cuba
shall take Its place among the nations
.vtea baby was tick,
W» gar* her CastorU.
A hen efce was a child.
She cried for CastorU.
VThea she became Miss,
She clung to Cutoria
KTicn she had children,
She save tiem Caatorta.
of the earth. The Spanish government
is no longer capable of maintaining its
authority In the island of Cuba, or of
fulfilling its treaty obligations, and the
destruction of American property in the
island, the repeated imprisonment of
American citizens, without due process
of law, the annihilation of American
commerce, the frequejit alarms on our
coast and the constant menace to our
peace, Impose upon the government of
the United States the duty of restoring 1
order in Cuba. We therefore favor the
prompt Interposition" 'of our armed
forces and believe that a government
satisfactory to the Cuban people should
be established as a guaranty of perma
ONE PLANK PLATFORM.
Delegate* from Kentucky Are Op
posed to It*
CHICAGO, July 6.— The Kentucky delega
tion met tonight and ratified the organiza
tion agreed upon in caucus today, except
the name of Gen. P. Wat H»rdln was sub
stituted for that of Senator Blacburn at
the latter 'B request. Zaek Phfelps, of Louis
ville, one of the two sound money delegates,
offered a resolution requesting the member
of the committee on resolutions, as is the
wish of the Kentucky Democrats, in addi
tion to the currency plank, to see that the
platform shall contain distinct enunciations
of the time-honored principles of the party.
Mr. Phelps stated that it was rumored that
an effort would be made to adopt a single
plank platform, and this resolution was In
tended as a declaration against it. John S.
Rhea stated that Senator Blackburn had
given him similar information, and had ex
pressed his opposition to a single plank plat
form. After a long discussion, the resolution
W. B. Haldeman, of Louisville, the other
of the two delegates from the Louisville dis
trict, announced that tomorrow he would ask
the convention to permit him to obey the
instructions of his district by voting for a
Good Roads I'lanU.
NEW YORK, July 6.— A member of the
editorial staff of the Daily American Wheel- i
man left tonight for Chicago where a good
roads plank will be presented to the Demo- I
cratic convention on behalf of the wheelmen, j
It declares for better roads, and suggests |
that the government extend Its investigations j
thereon on a brdader and more efficient
j scale. It then declares that the larger and
I more populous states should Improve their j
roads by such a system as will provide for i
the payment of a substantial source of ex- j
pense by future generations, by whom It
says the profits and benefit of good roads
will be enjoyed.
Sewall for Vice President.
CHICAGO, July 6.— A movement has been
inaugurated In the interest of Hon. Arthur
Sewall, of Maine, for the vice-presidential j
nomination. The suggestion is said to have i
been favorably accepted by many silver men, !
because of Mr. Sewall's record on the finan- |
clal question, and because it is believed "that
his nomination would go far towards relieving
the ticket of the charge of having been
selected on sectional grounds."
CHICAGO, July 6.— A number of women
suffragists, some eighteen in all, have ap
peared and are living at private houses.
They Intend asking the committee on reso
lutions to give them five minutes each to
present their views. It is doubtful if the
committee will do this, the furthest they will j
go in the matter being to receive the pro- ;
posed plank and decide upon its adoption or
rejection. Mrs. W. Winslow Crannell is
here, representing the antl-suffragists.
CHICAGO, July 6.— The California railroad
issue is to play Its part in the convention. A
plank which indorses the Fifty-third congress
in defeating the Reilly Pacific railroad fund-
Ing bill will be presented to the committee
on resolutions, and its incorporation in the
There are many reasons why you should
take the trip East via the Great Lakes. Call
at 300 Nicollet Aye., Minneapolis, or 199 E. 3rd
St., St. Paul. j _, . ,
GEN. JOHNSON CHALLENGED.
Insulting Letter from an Unknown
HAVANA, July 6, — An ''ex-captain
in the Spanish army" publishes in La
Lucha a card addressed to "Bradley j
T. Johnson, general," which is very la
boriously insulting to that gentleman.
The writer says: "In Spain a military
career, by its excellence, Is considered
a most honorable one. Since you do
not know the undersigned, such, a re
mark may be thought Impertinent by
you, if those in the military service In
the United States; feel the same way.
But when we see here in a classic
country of gentlemen, a general of the
North. American republic turned into
a slanderer, I am given cause to won
der whether there is any one in the
Yankee military family who, like you,
is ignorant of the respect due to the
public In regulating his acts.
"You mercilessly calumnate the
Spanish army in your published let
ters, and also the authorities of the
Island, in the reports you send out.
You forget the things yoii do your own
"The duty of military subordination
prevents many military, men of my
country from tarnishing their dignity
by contending with lyou and with oth
ers who disregard obligations of hon
or, and who, like you, carry lies on
their pens and lack the moral valor to
deserve the title of gentleman. But
I am at present without military ob
ligations and without the scruples
which prevent me from resenting all
these injuries upon the author, and of
doing him the honoi- of (elevating him
to myself by offering him an oppor
tunity of redress on the field of honor,
where we oould discuss these points
This fiery appeal to the arbitrament
of arms is signed Manuel Ampodia.
L. H. Fawkes, manager of Joe Griebler,
has Issued a challenge in which he states
that he will back his man against either
Fairmon, or Lawson, for $500.
Libbie E. Austin has brought suit for di
vorce from Frank Austin on the ground of
desertion and asks that she be given the cus
tody of their sixten-year-old son.
Judge Belden has ordered the sale of the
presses, type, machinery, books, desks, fix
tures, etc., belonging to the insolvent
Charles D. Raymer company estate to W. S
JenseH for $258. . *
Judge Belden yesterday morning resumed
the hearing of tie case of the. assignee of
the Irish-American bank against the receiver
of the American Savings and Loan associa
tion, which was adjourned last week on ac
count of the Judge's illness.
Everett Moon, as attorney for the plain
tiff, in the case of Caroline C. Nadeau vs.
Charles B. Struble, has given notice of a
lien on the judgment obtained in the amount
of the value of his services as attorney.
Battery B, of Minneapolis, left for the
annual camp at Lake City yesterday after
noon, over the Milwaukee road. The Second
regiment, composed of ten companies from
the smaller towns in the .state, leave to
day for the same place.
H. B. Hutruth, a switchman, residing at
2606 Thirteenth avenue south, was caught be
tween the cars in the yards, of the Milwau
kee road yesterday afternoon and his right
knee was crushed. He Was taken home in the
central patrol wagon.
An informal meeting of the council li
cense committee was held yesterday at which
it was decided to report to the council ata
amendment to the ordinance, making ped
dlers' licenses $25 per year instead of $50 as
heretofore, and revoking- all free licenses.
Frank Smith, alias Harry Green, who was
arrested by Detective Stavslo and Officer
Erickson Sunday night on t»e charge of va
grancy, will be arraigned today for attempt
ing to burglarize Cohen's . pawn shop on
Fourth avenue south. At the time of the
offense his pal escaped and J Smith held the
officers off at the point of a revolver.
Mayor Pratt, President Ctfterwood. of the
Commercial club, and City Comptroller Nye
left for Buffalo, N. V., last evening to at
tend the national convention of the Teachers'
association with the view of inducing that
body to visit Minneapolis next year. Mr
% y ,f wll i,,l l^ New Tork clty - " whero he wlli
deliver JIOO.OOO worth of school bonds recently
sold by the city.
■ -** ,
Watch the Globe's bulletins to
day. They will *lye yon the nevra
from Chicago «Teay two minutes.
OFFICE 28 SOUTH FOURTH STREET.
|WOB WAITED fUfi
BOUND TO HAVE EXCITEMENT IF
THEY HAD TO FURNISH IT
RIOT AT THE CYCLE RACES.
IT ORIGINATED OVER FARNS
WORTH'S INABILITY TO RIDE
TO THE FINISH.
DISPUTE IN THE HARRIET RACE.
St. Paul Man Announced as Winner
But the Decision Changed
Riot ran rampant at the Twin City
cycle track, Eleventh avenue south
and Third, last evening. The occasion
was the finish of the great six-day
ladies' bicycle race, in which notably
Dottie Farnsworth, of Minneapolis, !
and Tillie Anderson, of Chicago, have
taken part. In anticipation of the ex
citing finish between these two ladies, i
the management had made an advance i
of admission, which was more than \
double that of other evenings. The j
race was to start at 8:45, and when the !
management made the announcement '
that Miss Farnsworth, on account of
sickness, could not take part in the j
finish of the race, and she, therefore j
would have to forfeit her rights, as
the management would have the race
go on anyhow, the crowd, as a unit
grew wild. The racers were all lined
up for the start, when the spectators
broke through the railing and made the
"You can't run the race." "Give us
back our money." "Call the race off,"
and other exclamations were heard on
The management refused to refund
money, but were willing to give passes.
The racers had started, but the beach
ers had jumped over the track and
dragged the girls from their wheels
Everything was riot in a moment The
people began to tear and break every
thing In sight; they flocked on the out
side, where they were joined by hun
dreds of such as were trying to see the
race for nothing. They immediately
began to belabor the ticket office, and
made vigorous claims for their money
which was point blank refused.
A message had immediately been
sent to police headquarters for a posse
of officers, which was in a hurry sent
down. Upon the arrival of the police
the crowd seemed to grow wilder, and
a lively hand-to-hand fight was soon
going on between the officers and th«
angry mob. It was a long time be
fore the officers could in any manner
gain control of them, and it was after
the hardest work that the Minneap
olis police has had for some time that
this was finally accomplished. Clubs
had to be used, and in some instances
revolvers were flourished. Several of
the officers were struck by flying
rocks, and in some Instances painful,
though not dangerous, wounds were
| received. Little by little the crowd,
however, seemed to regain its senses,
and at a late hour departed by the
different streets and avenues.
Amy Calgren, one of the riders, was
among the injured. It was feared
when she left the scene of the excite
ment that her left arm was broken.
She was assailed by a burly fellow!
who evidently thought she was partly
responsible for the trouble. A woman,
said to be Miss Calgren's mother, ran
to the girls assistance and belabored
the fellow bo stoutly -that he dodged
back Into the crowd.
Only one arrest was made as the re
sult of the riot. The prisoner, who re
fused to give his name was taken in
for making a determined attack on one
of the officers.
Not since the street railway riots six
years ago has such a riotous demon
stration of a destructive nature oc
curred In this city. The intervening
years have passed smoothly and the re
putation of the people of the city for
moderation and evenness of temper
spread far and wide. The work of last
evenir- cyclonic in its effects was
equally so In its origin and beginning
There were 5,000 people within the fence
seated on the grand stand and lining
the Meachers when the racers ap
peared. Just before the riot
broke out Manager Head was
about to make the announcement to
the effect that Farnsworth was sick
and could not start, but that she would
be all r:-ht for this evening. The
amatures would finish their race and
to-night the finish of the professional's
race would take place. That all those
who wished it could get their money
back at the gate and those who were
satisfied with the conditions could get
passes which would admit them for the
professional race this evening. Mr.
Head was using the manophone in mak
ing the announcements. He had near
ly stated the facts to the grand stand,
when the crowd on the bleachers raised
a yell and wanted to know what was
up. Head turned the instrument to
wards them and had just stated that
Farnsworth was sick and could not
start when some one raised a cry and
in less time than it takes to tell it, the
crowd on the bleachers was pouring on
to the track. Manager Head states that i
the reason that the public was not in
formed of the facts was that Mis 3
Farnsworth fully expected up to with
in 15 minutes of the start to be in the
race, but then her doctor forbade it.
A STRING ON FIRST PRIZE.
How a St. Paul Man Fails to Win
the Haorrlet Road Race.
The Northern Cycle company's race
at Harriet yesterday was run in 39:08,
corrected time over a 15 mile course
D. R. Carmichael, of St. Paul, was first
announced an winner, but at 11 o'clock
last nisrht the management claimed
that their latest figures showed that a
Minneapolis man, W. R. Keller was
actually faster than the outsider. He
was accordingly given first time and
Carmichael second, John Lidberg third,
and L. R. Stevens fourth. The place
prize was won by O. D. Farlin.
The time was slower than expected,
as the track was in perfect condition,
and the arrangements, except perhaps
those of the handicap men, and starters,
were perfect. It was hoped that the
time would be considerably under that
Last year over the same course, but
in a 20 mile race, the time of the winner
was 54:17, which makes yesterday's
race show up rather poorly in compari
son. There was no good reason why
better time should not have been made.
All the conditions were favorable to at
least a race which might lower the
track record, to say nothing of a state
or national road record. The fault is I
said to have been with the handicap
pers and the scratch men who persis
tantly refused to set a fast pace. Loaf
ing on the further side of the lake was
the rule of the race.
Llnd Disappoints Pops.
People's parly men la Minneapolis were a
very discouraged' lot yeetef diy. ' TTp to Ston
day they had expected that John Lind would
accept the gubernatorial nomination and the
announcement iv a Dublished interview that
he woutd not, blighted their fair hopes, for
they had hailed him as a veritable Moses.
That and the uncertainty over the time ol
calling their state convention, a bit of news
which they are now awaiting, cast a heavy
gloom over the sky of their political world.
NEW BRIGHTON TO RESUME.
Promise of Renewed Activity at the
Stock Yards Alibatoir.
The fatted calf, as well as the well
larded porker, the gamey mutton and
the juicy lamb will soon be offei-ed up j
as a sacrifice to the people of New j
Brighton. The number of the slaugh
tered ones will be as great as they
ever were In the history of that pack-
Ing suburb, and this resumption of |
business in the sometime vacant ab
batolrs Is said to be but the forerunner
of business on an immensely larger
scale, to be conducted by a reorganized
stock yards company, which is expected
to take hold and make matters boom in
When the Twin City Packing com
pany and C. J. Alloway were compelled
to reduce their business to asmaller
scale and remove to the Minnesota
Transfer, the New Brighton plant stood
vacant for a time. This was a state of j
affairs that was not pleasing to Re
ceiver Roby, and he at once entered
into negotiations looking to the resump- j
tion of operations. He succeeded In
persuading Peter Van Hoven, of St.
Paul, formerly manager 6f the Twin
City company, to organize a new com
pany and resume slaughtering at New
Brighton on as large a scale, at least,
a3 the old company. Van Hoven. did
not have quite as much capital as he i
needed, and it was to assist him that '
Mr. Robey applied to the courts and !
was granted permission to borrow
I Mr. Robey has also received assur
ances from a number of buyers that
they will be on hand to. purchase cattle
at the yards. This will make the mar
ket as good as it ever was, pending the
| reorganization of the stock yards com- '
pany, when it is expected that business ]
will be conducted on a scale of suf- !
ficient magnitude to make Minneapo
lis quite a packing center, and also a
very respectable cattle market.
WORK OP A MONTH.
Snpt. of Poor King: Had 438 Applica
tions for Aid During June.
The totals of Poor King's report for
the month of June are as follows-
Number of applications at office, 436;
number of visits made, 83; cases where
relief was granted in groceries, 272
--orders given for groceries, 280; amount
ing to $604.25; number of families as
, sisted, 287; adults, 463; children 725
--total, individuals assisted, 1,188; lords
?LZ ood delivered - 82, amounting to
| $80.36; patients in Bethany Home June
1, adults, 10; infants, 15; total 25; num
ber of inmates of poor house, June 1
/8; number admitted during June, 3;
now in poor house under charge of
city, 71; poor house expenses, $632 86
--number of burials furnished, v!
amounting to $74; number of persons
furnished transportation to other
places, 35, amounting to $305.34; in
cidental expenses of superintendent of
poor, $16.06; refunded, $173.05.
THE PYTHIVXS' OLTIXG.
Another Meeting Yesterday of the
The executive committee of the Knights of
Pythias yesterday listened to a numb-r of re
ports from the various subcommittees having
I the preliminary work of the big encampment
Secretary Wheaton reported that A. J. Sto
bart, of St. Paul, secretary of the St. Paul
Pythian committee, had requested tha,t a
1 committee on conference to consider the nro
| gramme of events for encampment week* be
appointed, and Acting Chairman Stratton
named the following gentlemen, who will
confer with the St. Paul committee July 15-
Col. 9. P. Clark, Maj. Byron, Aid. Elliott"
Farmer" Godfrey, Aid. Loye, Gen. McDon
ald, John F. Calderwood, Maj. Ames, Dr
Fitzgerald, F. L. Danforth.
The state fair managers, through Aid.
Hewitt.requested the committee to change the
date of the Pythian parade from Thursday
to Friday, as Thursday has always been Min
neapolis day on the state fair grounds. The
committee, however, will insist on Thursday
for their parade, and will ask the agricul
tural society to "guess again" for "Minne
Secretary Wheaton and Gen. McDonald,
representing ths committee on advertising
and camp grounds, reported excellent prog
ress in their work.
The proposition of an enterprising individ
ual to furnish a wagonload of souvenir
spoons "to feed the Pyihian babies," at so
much per spoon, was referred to the chair
man and secretary.
The secretary was requested to communi
cate with the state military authorities, also
I with the war department, with a view of
: securing the loan of cavalry saddles to be
used by the mounted knights in the great
parade. As "Uncle Loren" Flatcher is look
ing after this little matter, the knights al
ready feel themselves well in the saddles.
EKDEAVORERB ARE OFF.
Mlnneapolln Contingent Departs for
the Convention City.
The union station was the scene of much
laughter and merriment last evening from
1 about 6:45 to 7:15. The delegates to the Y.
P. S. C. E. national convention at Washing
! ton took their departure, going by way of
I the Burlington road as far as Chicago, at
which place their coaches will be attached to
I the Baltimore & Ohio train, which leaves
I that city at 11 this morning. There wpre
about seventy-five who took the train, but
quite a few of these will only go as far as
Chicago. Bicycles were very much in evi
dence and some confusion ensued when it
was found that a charge would be made for
the checking of the wheels. Some arrange-
I ment will be made, however, whereby the
I owners of the bicycles will be refunded the
j money they were obliged to hand over before
their beloved wheels were safely stowed
away in the baggage car.
CYCLISTS IX POLITICS.
Permanent Committee Appointed to
Attend to Wheelmen's Interenta.
The bicyclists began a movement six weeks
ago in the interest of good government, pro
posing to take a part in the fall campaign.
A temporary committee was appointed to at
tend to matters of organization. This com
mittee was made permanent at a meeting h j ld
last evening in the Commercial club. The j
members comprise representative bicyclists
from each ward in the city. The general or
ganization will be large and Influential. The
committee voiced a protest against the pro
posed lamp and bell ordinance and each mem
ber was instructed to confer with alder
man of his ward and give an expression to the
Goodbye to Bishop Fowler.
At a special meeting of the Methodist minis
ters yesterday it was decided to tender a
farewell reception to Bishop Fowler, in the'
parlors of the Hennepin Avenue M. E.
church, the evening of Tuesday, July 21. The
following committee, consisting of six minis
ters and five laymen, was appointed on re-
Suddenly. To do so is injurious to
the Nervous System. "BACO
GURO" is recognized by the medi
cal profession as the scientific cure
for the Tobacco Habit. It is vege
table and harmless. You can use
all the tobacco you want while
tahing it; it will notify you when
to stop. "BACO-CURO" is guar
anteed to cure where all others fail,
and is sold with WRITTEN GUAR
ANTEE to cure any case, nG mat
ter how bad, or money refunded
with ten per cent interest.
One box, $1 0): three boxes (and nmnmtead
cure), $.'.50: at all druepists or sent ctireci upcr.
receipt of price. Write for free booii'et and
proofs. EUKEKA CHEMICAL A ;»IFG GO
La Cbosss. ffii., and Boston. *U*a.
| ceptlon and arrangements: Rev. Messrs. J.
, B. Hingeley, chairman; Matt S. Hughes, C.
'n' I Z£ c'e '~ Frank Dorai >. S. P. Harris, Dr.
; C. F. Chaffee and F. A. Chamberlain, B. F.
♦i H A, Kerick - The committee will meet in
the directors' room of the Security bank to
morrow at 4 p m. Monday, Aug. 3, the mem
bers of the Minneapolis Methodist Ministers'
association and their friends will picnic at
Minnehaha. They meet at the Russell cof
fee house at 12:30 o'clock.
Entertained Son* of Veterans.
The Ladies' guild gave a pleasant recep
tion last evening at the Masonic Temple to
the young men who are eligible to member
ship in the Sons of Veterans. A large num
j ber were present to partake of the hos
! pitality of the ladies. A programme of music
j and recitation was given. This evening a new
camp of the Sons of Veterans will be mus
tered in, making three camps in the city.
The membership of the new camp at the start
will be about 26. Maj. Stodieck, of the Mln-
I nesota division, will be the installing officer.
A large attendance of Grand Army men and
Sons of Veterans Is expected to be present
to witness the ceremony.
Why not go East via the Great Lakes for
your summer trip? Call at 199 E. 3rd St St.
Paul, or 300 Nicollet Aye., Minneapolis.
Russian Thistle Mast Go.
The Russian thistle is again bothering the
county commissioners. There is a law which
makes it a misdemeanor for a municipality to
allow these pests to go to seed, and yet noth
ing has been done to exterminate them. This
year the county commissioners will try to get
the city to do something. They will appoint
a day of limit for their life, and if any
thistles are found after that date there will
be trouble, for the street commissioners who
let them remain there. It is reported that
the pests are extra prolific this year, and
will require a great amount of energy in the
extermination on account of the wet season.
Large Batch of Prisoners.
Sunday following so close on the heels of
the "glorious Fourth " made the number of
prisoners that appeared before Judge Kerr,
in the municipal court yesterday morning
unusually large. The sum total of the of
fenders was seventjMour, forty-nine of whom
were drunks, twenty-one vags, four assault
and battery cases.
Budge Is Confident.
William Budge, of Grand Forks, K. D.,
Is spending a few days with Minneapolis
friends. Mr. Budge is the leading candidate
for the Republican nomination for governor
[ of North Dakota. He declined to discuss the
probabilities of his nomination, but it was
very evident that he is confident that he will
receive the nomination.
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets cure dyspepsia,
bloating, «our stomach, nervous dyspepsia,
constipation, and every form of stomach
trouble, safely and permanently, except can
cer of the stomach. Sold by drujgistj at
60 cents, full sized package.
Stanley no Better.
LONDON, July 6.— At midnight the condi
tion of Mr. Henry M. Stanley was unchanged.
The great Chicago convention
will open today. The Globe will
bulletin Its proceedings at .\cw».
paper Ron- every t-*vo minute*.
Beauty's bane is*^ v*^
the fadiug or falling of V^-^J
the hair. Luxuriant Ife,*^.
tresses are far more to the
matron than to the maid whose casket
of charms is yet unrifled by time.
Beautiful women will be glad to be
reminded that falling or fading hair
is unknown to those who use
Ayer's Hair Vigor.
fHI /^%j\^ ade 9 w eil
rMDTTP^X^/r^/ (Pi \
TUB UIIKAT \T \" -i *r
HINDOO REMEDY \OrX -fft
PRODUCES THE J.DOVE / V^ V
HF.sri.Tß In CO DAY*. Cm cs all \>%* L&/
Nervous JHseasts. Faiiintf Memory, \^ "1 v^r
Paniils, Sleeplessness, Nightly Kmfs- ' S
sions, etc.. caused by post abuses, elves Tifrur and slz»
to shrunken organs, and qulcklyTjut surely if stores
Lout Manhood In cid oryounc- Easily carried In vest
pocket. Pricotl.OOa package. Six for $5.(>0 ivitU ■
written irunrnuU-e to core «r m«»ff rcftnitrd. Won't
buy an imitation, hnt Insist on hu.vjn(r JNOAI'O, If
your druirgut has not got It. wo will send it prepaid.
Oriental Mcdloal Co., Fr<>j>«., CLif.go, lIL, or ear xftata,
SOLD i y VV. A. Krost & Co., Druggists, S. E. cor
6»b & Minnesota sts. . ST PAl'I.. MfNN
n WrßiWiinfinl I ondaryorTer-
Mary HLOOD I'OISON permanently
ou-ertinlsto3sdayß. You can be treated at
homo for saow price under same guaran
ty. If yea prefer to come here we trill con
tract to pay railroad farcand hots I bills and
nooharge.if we fail to cure. If you have taken tcer
cury ',V )dlde P" t! *-sl', snd still bava aclies and
pains. Mucous l'atche* In mouth. Sore Throat,
Pimples, Copper Colored Spots, Llo«n» on
any partofthe body, II :iir or Eyebrows failing
cut. It is thl3 Secondary BLOOD TOISON
c guarantee to cure. We solicit th« most obsti
nate cases Bnd challenge the world for »
? a IS anl ?", t , c ", rft * This ai eft * B has R'^ayi
baffled tb« skill ofthe most eminent nlivsi
clans. 9500,000 capital behind our uncondi
tional guaranty. Absolute proofs sent sc.-> led or
;.W>licar.ion. Adnrpra COOK RKMEI»Y CO
■Un Makoiic r- iiip!o. CFT T '■:<) ILt
UKi BSiSILE I
25 1, 253 and 255 Nicollet Aye.,
MINNEAPOLIS - MINNESOTA,
Tha oldest and only rallable acl!c»i offlo- of lv kind
In the oil J, *3 will b* r">Te:| by consulting o!d files of l>i» d.l.j
pr».t. Ro S ul»rly praduatad and U^all* o u »llfled,
loaj engas, i v Chronic, Uervou. end Skin 1>;«»V.. A friaudi
ly lalk oo«t» mothlDf. If inoooTsi.lent t» »i»lt tb« eltj for
treatment, ra*J!r:lne KTtfey aceli or *\pre«», fre» from ob erra*
tulco. Curablacaseag'.i&rnntead. lrdoubtril«iw«
W, *f» H«urt-10toHa.m..«io4.BdTto8p.ni.; Btttn
10t»12». n. If »■ v caaaat c-jm«. st-t? cii 3by mall.
ÜBIYUUb UtiUkihJ, Bj a- S7 . Phy B lc*l Decay,
»r!«in % from Indkwr».'!.i-«, Excels or KTpoinr*. mre tre»f r! irith
Ebod, Sk"n and Venereal Diseases, SSU? r s:
KIDNBT »iad URINARY Comp'aiiiu, JPaitfui, l;iir-ai.
Bl<K>dyCrine ' Ooncrrht ** ~ & Btrlctur;
KUnf.nTP "° mxtieT *« w 1»»t tUmflut, or hew bmd, 1«
ilU]J'jlUC, cure<l by a n»w method. No pala! No
OuttSngl No detention from business.
Diseases of the Rectum, ?n™*™c 0 .l2 c Jl
•urea, Platula* and Strictures of tha B«ctum.
C r> \jS r th Tiro »*. Noaa. Lang Clsoasea, Cctit!.
tn*V?& tu^oettftai:/ by antirslT Nrir »ud Kaptd Metho<!«. It
If Hlf-rrl'leat Ibat a ptj.l^lno pijl .g uttentlon to a clmu «f
c«ctntt»ln«gr..t ( kl!l. C*I!or»rlt«. eymptoci lint ond
pamphlet free by mall. Ti» doc'or Itu ma—mtiSij
Us»tei »nd cared thoui»n4« ifwiw In tfcl» cliy «a Ihe Sotth
waft. A' l oo.a txtioi*, «!»l:*r by mail or in pen/.n. ire <••
gar i«'l ai str! :'.ly easOdsctUl tod are (treo perfect pr l vioj .
D«. BRIHLEY. Mlnneapolia, r^inn.
•^!s&*W An extract of 7O pages
■S3*^»*vsasSf dr«sa or call on
the leadits- physiol»jiß tur>:Ji surtreons in
the United SUtea. CvRtS MARAMEEB.
OR. H, NELSON pars, and supt.
MINHt.ATOL'S LOCK HOSPITAL I?T H 10th ST.
or 224 Wash, Aye. Ho.. Minncapoli*. Minn.