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CHOSEN FOR CHAIRMAN BY THE
«KW POPI LIST NATIONAL
FIGHT ON SECRETARYSHIP.
SCHILLING, OF WISCONSIN, WHO
OPPOSED BRYAN. HAD A STRONG
MIDDLK HOVDKUS WKRB CURIOUS.
\V v uteri to Know What the Com.
■ttttee Would Do In fuse Mr.
ST. LOUIS. Mo., July 25.— The Pop
alist national committee- held its firsr.
meeting tonight. After quite a spirit
ed contest, Senator Butler, of North
Carolina, was elected chairman, re
ceiving 65 votes on the second ballot.
The other men who were placed In
SttINNESOTA SOUND MONEY' DEMOCRATS' GREETING TO THE NATION*
nomination were Senator Allen, of Ne
braska, and Gen. Weaver, of lowa.
Senator Allen said he did not see how
it was possible for him to give the
necessary time to the campaign.
There was a fight over the secretary
ship. Senator Allen suggested that J.
A. Edgerton, of Nebraska, be elected,
and several others. Including Robert
Schilling, of Wisconsin, were placed
in nomination. The speeches made for
Edgerton represented that the chair
man came from the South and repre
sented the interests of Tom Watson,
land it would be well to have some one
from the home of the presidential can
F It was stated that Edgerton was the
personal choice of Mr. Bryan, This
aroused some resentment on the part
Of those who opposed Bryan in the con
vention. It was declared that nothing
(should be done to betray the interests
pf the Populist party and one man said,
es? Mr. Bryan was the nominee of two
other parties he had enough people to
took after his interests. Schilling said
that he did not care to be placed In
nomination and did not think it was
lotting that he should be, in view of
fiis opposition to the nomination of
Bryan. He said he did not oppose
Bryan personally, but he objected to
the arbitrary and bulldozing manner
In which Bryan had been rammed down
(tbe throats of the convention. An at
tempt to elect Edgerton by a suspension
of the rules was objected to by Mr.
fTracey, of Texas.
The address of the middle of the road
jtiien. asking that the national com
mittee inform them what is proposed
to do In case Mr. Bryan decided not
to accept the nomination and also
»yhether it was the intention of the
committee to take Watson off the
ticket, was handed in by one commit
tee from that body. The national com
mittee had not acted upon it at a late
hour and it was the general under-
Btanding that all such matters would
bt- referred to the executive commit
tee. Senator Allen said Gen. Weaver
and Gen. Kolb ought to be on the ex
ecutive committee, but did not stay to
press this as he had to attend a con
ference of the friends of the presi
May Not Notify.
ST. LOUIS. July 25.— 1t Is stated tonight
(that Senator Alien, who 1b ex-offlelo chairman
iof the presidential notification committee.
may not call the committee together, and
therefore that Mr. Bryan may not be formally
notified of his nomination by the Populist con-
Cut In \V«km.
CLEVELAND, 0., July 25.— The furnacemen
In the Mahonlng and Shenandoah valleys have
teen notified of a reduction of 20 per cent in
■wages, to take effect Aug. 15. There Is talk
of a strike. •
Deadly Spring; Gun.
WEST SUPERIOR, Wls., July 25.— Fred
IWind, of South Range, ten miles from this
- * city, was shot at midnight last night by a
discharge of a set gun placed in a deer
lick. Wind and a companion named William
Thomas were hunting and were following a
deer track when the gun exploded. Wind's
1 of health and beauty will find both if they
DH-k BLATZ B»
Ladies of all ages can be benefited and should hasten to call for Blatz and
sec that "Blatz" is on the cork.
Val Blatz Brewing Co., »,»a^k
leg from hip to knee being shattered, and he
died from loss of blood two hours later.
Charles Johnson, the owner of the gun, was
hiding near by, and after assisting the
wounded man to his carriage disappeared,
and the sheriff Is now hunting for him.
They Will Cost Eau Claire Young;
Men JftiSS Apiece.
Special to tha Globe.
EAU CLAIRE, Wis., July 25.— Game
Warden A. J. Kloianda has the names
of five well known young men of this
city who went out after pra-rie chickens
on Friday. The party was hunting on
the farm of Chas. Bufflngton, town of
Pleasant Valley. Bufflngton mounted a
spirited horse and gave chase to the
poachers. The horse became unmanag
able and threw Bufflngton, breaking his
left arm In two places and severely
injuring his leg. The hunters secured
a large bag of chickens and will have
to pay a fine of $25 for each. The Eau
Claire gun club will take an active
part in having the parties prosecuted.
Chosen by the Scott County Demo
NEW PRAGUE, Minn., July 25.—
The Scott county Democratic conven
tion held here today pased off very
quietly. There were upwards of 85 del
egates. Fifteen delegates were elected
to the state convention to be held at
Minneapolis on Aug. 4, and 15 del-
egates to the congressional convention
to be held at Glencoe on Aug. 12.
The following are the delegates:
State Convention— H. B. Conlin, Wm.
Hewey, James McCall, S. J. Huss, F. J.
Leonard, J. H. Nicolin, J. T. Hoverka,
Jos. Maruska, A. L. Mcßee, H. J. Peck,
C. W. Malchon, J. C. Lies, F. Busch,
M. H. Fitzpatrick, M. C. Campion.
Congressional Convention— W. C.
Weibler, M. K. Alleper, F. J. Whitlock,
M. Quain, H. Nicolin, A. Adam, M.
Schreiner, J. J. Remes, M. Nachbar, E.
J. Gellenbeck, A. Schafer, Jas, Mc-
Hale, A. Kerscher, W. F. Duffy D. C
They are all for the silver platform
and will go to the state and congres
sional conventions with the resolution
fixed that a silver platform is the best
for the comumnity at large, and that
they will be benefited by this platform
better than otherwise. They all wore
badges marked 16 to 1, with Bryan and
Sewall buttons on their coats.
BRY'AX AND SEWALL
Indorsed by Free Silver Men at
Special to the Globe.
MORRIS, Minn. July 25.— At the
Democratic county convention held
here today, resolutions were adopted
Indorsing Bryan and Sewall, and cen
suring the effort to call another na
tional Democratic convention. About
half of the county towns were not rep
resented, old time Democrats refusing to
participate as the free silver element
was In control. Delegates to the state
convention are: M. O. Flatner, C. J.
Blockman, A. H. Taisey, F. A. Torrey,
and M. F. Finnegan. No nominations
for county offices were made, although
the call included that work. Every
delegate present joined a free silver
club organized today.
It Will Close With a Business Ses
DUBUQUE, la., July 25.— Five thous
and people heard two saengerfest con
certs this afternoon and evening, the
largest attendance record of the bund.
The Fest closes Sunday with a big par
ade and biennial picnic. A business
meeting will be held Sunday when the
officers to be elected, and the place for
the next fest chosen.
Five hundred people arrived from
Davenport to work for that city for the
next meeting place, while Sheboygan
is a competitor and Madison is more
or less favored. The indications are
that Charles Sass, president of the lo
cal organization will be elected presi
dent of the Northwestern bund. The
vice presidency will go to Chicago or
WutchiiiK the Commodore.
CHARLESTON. S. C, July 25.— The steam
er Commodore, the alleged Cuban filibuster
is still in the stream, and is liable to' sail
at any moment. The revenue cutter Colfax
was reinforced yesterday afternoon by the ar
rival of the cutter Boutwell, from Savannah.
Both cutters have up full steam, and it la
clearly evident that they were ready to weigh
anchor and leave port as quickly as the Com
THE SAINT PAUL GLOBE: SUNDAY, JULY 26, 1896.
VIEWS Op LEADERS
PROMINENT POPULISTS TELL WHAT
THEY THINK OF THE I'HKSK.VT
ALL HOPE FOR HARMONY.
NO BOLT EXPECTED ON THE
PART OF TRB PEOPLE'S
BROAD HINTS FOR MR. SEWALL.
Opinions Freely Expressed That He
Should Take 111* Nam« Off the
ST. LOUIS, July 25.— Signed state
ments regarding the convention and its
work were given out tonight by the
Populist leaders as follows:
Ignatius Donnelly— l think the situation la
in good shape and that nine-tenths of the
delegates will go home satisfied. There are
some who believe that Mr. Bryan should be
at once called upon to say whether he will
accept the platform and Mr. Watson as his
running mate, and if he does not accept,
then they will demand of the national com
mittee that his name be taken off the ticket
and the name of Col. Norton, who had the
next highest number of votes, be substituted.
This will produce great discontent all over
the United States, and Col. Norton would not
receive one-quarter of the regular Populist
vote. The remainder would go over directly
to Mr. Bryan and our party be torn to pieces.
I think the better course is that which I
advocated in the convention, to wit: To ac
cept or reject our platform or to repudiate
or defend Mr. Sewall. If this were an intent
to merge the Populist party into a Demo
cratic party a perfect identity of opinions
and principles would be necessary; but it is
not. We remain in our own camp and our
own territory and simply agree to transfer
for this campaign our two or three million
votes to Mr. Bryan. Not on the basis of
Democratic platform, but on the basis of
Mr. Bryan's life and worth. Every Populist
in the United States will, I believe, vote for
Mr. Watson. If the Democrats do not with
draw Mr. Sewall there will be no election of
vice president at the ballot box and the mat
ter will go into the United States senate,
where the Populists hold the balance of power
and would compel the election of Mr. Watson.
Senator Butler— The result of the conven
tion is what the North Carolina delegation
has contended for from the first. That is,
the nomination of Bryan with a Southern
Populist for vice president. The People's
party has been built up by appealing to the
best elements of the two old parties to put
principle and patriotism above party. In
this convention lust held the People's party
has practiced what it has preached. It has
indorsed and approved the action of the
Chicago convention as far as- it was right
and has condemned it where it was wrong.
The nomination of Mr. Bryan was satisfac
tory to every Populist in America. He stands
for the principles that the party has con
tended for against the two old parties. We
have put up a platform and nominated a
vice president in harmony with our prin
ciples, because we could not indorse Mr.
Sewall or accept the Democratic platform as
it stood. The Democratic platform was good
as far as it went; and it was a victory for
the People's party to have the Democratic
convention go as far as it did go. The Peo
ple's party has met the Democratic party
more than half way. Now, if Mr. Sewall will
be patriotic, and withdraw from the Demo
cratic ticket as a candidate for vice presi
dent, he w'll remove the only obstacle to a
complete unification of all the voters who
oppose the single gold standard, and victory
will be assured from the hour that he takes
that high and patriotic position.
Gov. Stone— The result of the Populiat con
vention insures the election of William J
Bryan as president. It is certainly remarka
ble that a man should be nominated by three
conventions, and the man who gets three
nominations ought to be able to secure one
election. It is plainly eveldent that there is
a great popular uprising of the people in
favor of Mr. Bryan. I would have preferred
that the Populist convention should have
indorsed or nominated the whole Demo
cratic ticket, as it would have greatly simpli
fied matters in the coming campaign. I have
no intention of abandoning any part of the
Democratic ticket, or the Democratic plat
form. I have no doubt that before the cam
paign is far advanced, there will be an ad
justment of the interests of the parties rep
resenting the people which will make defeat
impossible. In the interests of the people
such an adjustment is inevitable. The pres
ent campaign will be the most remarkable
in the history of the country, and Its results
will not be less far-reaching.
Senator Allen— A great convention repre
senting the people of the United States com
posed of thoughtful, earnest and intelligent
men, who have been for years studying ths
political economy of the country, adjourned
today after carrying out the wishes of the
people. There is not the least doubt of the
election of William J. Bryan as president
His nomination today in the face of a pub
lished declination of the nomination, receiv
ing more than 1.000 votes of the people's
chosen representatives shows the force of
the great reform movement that Is sweeping
over the country. We enter upon the great
eat campaign in our history. We have a
candidate who has been the nominee of three
conventions, whose delegates clearly repre
sented the interests of their constituents
That the nominee of these three parties wili
be electd, there can be no question.
Gen. Weaver— lt was a remarkable conven
tion, and I am upon the whole gratified with
the result. The convention was too large
and this was the cause of most of the boist
erous conduct. It was an earnest, honest
body of men. The action of the convention
in my judgment, insures the election of Mr!
Bryan beyond a p»radventure. I look for" no
trouble growing out of the convention. The
tendency Is in the direction of harmony and
the supposed complications growing out of
the nomination of separate candidates for
i vice president will disappear with the sober
second thought, and I feel sure that every
thing will be amicably arranged.
Cyclone Davis— lf Mr. Sewall is withdrawn
and the campaign is centered with Bryan
and Watson as representatives of the issues,
I believe there will be a wave of enthusiasm
within a few weeks, and the South and West
will be completely united, and the wave
will then move East, and by election day will
round up on the Allegheny's and Eastern
seaboard, with something near six millions
Patterson — The outcome of the convention
Is not satisfactory. The grave mistake was
committed of taking but one-half of the
Chicago ticket Why the Populists should
have fought so desperately for the vice
president is hard to understand. The office
bears about the same relation to the country
that a lieutenant governor does to the state.
The latter office is not above that of a notary
public, so far as responsibility is concerned.
It Is all nonsense to claim that the Chicago
convention displayed no patriotism itself, but
asked the Populists to supply it all. When
the nominee of that convention faced the en
tire New England delegation, with New
York in their front, and declared to them:
"We plead no more, we beg no more, we defy
you," to select him as a candidate for presi
dent exhibited far more patriotism than was
required to surrender to some other party
the puerile office of vice president.
m ■ —
Gold From Chicago.
CHICAGO, July 25.— The National Bank of
Illinois deposited $250,000 In gold today the
first installment of $2,500,000 in gold to be
adavnced by the Chicago banks to the gov
ernment reserve. In the recent canvass of the
banks it was found that the gold holdings
of the national banks of Chicago is about
$18,000,000. and the state banks $7,000,000, and
10 per cent of this will be turned over to the
subtreasury. The First National and others
will, it i» understood, make their deposits
Suit AKHlu*t Banker.
KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 25.— Howard M
Holden. assignee for the Kansas City Safe De
posit and Savings bank, filed a petition in the
circuit court today for judgment against Henry
P. Churchill, ex-president of the bank, for
$100,000. When the bank failed in July 1893
owing a million and three-quarters to nearly
9,000 depositors, notes endorsed by Churchill
amounting to $150,000, were among the assets'
which passed into the hands of Holden. These
represented money which h« had obtained
from the bank while acting as its president.
E. H. Stone Dead.
Special to the Globe.
EL.YSIAN, Minn., July 25.— E. H. Stone,
one of the pioneer settlers of this section is
dead. He was 80 years old. He had been in
the hotel and merchandise business here for
40 years. He was well and favorably known
among early settlers in the stage coach days
of this section.
Can't Go Silver.
PORTLAND, Me., July 26.— Edward B
Winslow, Democratic candidate for governor
has withdrawn because of the Chicago plat
form. His decision waa made known late
Cramps Cholera Morbus, Dys
entery, Diarrhoea, and all com
plaints prevalent in the Sum
mer, are quickly cured with
This g-ood old remedy, if kept in
the house, will savte many sleep
less nights, many dollars in doc
tor's bills, and no efjdof suffering;.
Price 25 and SCJ cents a bottle.
Aliases Haag and Mall Shocked, But
A horse attached to a buggy, the
outfit owned by H. Steinmueller, of 47
East Third streets ran away last even
ing about 6 o'cipek. , The steed took
for it course Minnesota street from
Fourth to Summit avenue, and the
manner in which the obstructions along
the thoroughfare were cleared was
something wonderful. In front of
Smith & Farwell's store on Minnesota
street, a horse arid buggy, belonging
to Joseph Haag, was standing. Miss
Haag had just driven up to the side
walk to allow her cousin, Miss Hall,
to alight. The noise made by the Stein
mueller horse frightened the animal
driven by Miss Haag and it ran up on
the sidewalk and stuck the shaft of
the buggy through one of the plate
glass windows. Miss Haag was thrown
out but not seriously injured. She
fainted away, however, and Miss Hall,
after assisting her into the store, also
lost consciousness. Dr. Dohm was
called, but found that neither of the
ladies were injured except from, the
shock to their nerves. The broken
window will cost $60 to replace, but
this amount will have to be stood by
the insurance company that has the
risk. Steinmueller's horse left the
buggy and harness near Seventh and
Minnesota streets, and ran until ex
WIIX DORAX SIGN?
Board of Pnblic Works Abolition
Mayor Doran held a conference late yes
terday afternoon with Assistant Corporation
Attorney Phillips and Aid. Markham relative
to the ordinance adopting the act aboiishing
the board of public works. The council has
passed the ordinance and it now awaits the
action of the mayor. It reached the mayor's
office last Wednesday and he has five days
exclusive of Sunday in which to sign or
veto the ordinance. The mayor took no action
on it yesterday.
WHITE BEAR LAKE.
A sailing party was given yesterday after
noon at White Bear Lake by Miss Mead of
this city. The guests were: Conrad Searle
Mr. Sanford. Mr. Clay, Miss Kathrlne Mason'
Mrs. J. T. Moore, Miss Nellie Beardsley and
Mrs. JKuckey, of Nevy York City.
A party was given yesterday afternoon by
Mrs. J. M. Welch to view-foe yacht race from
the Dellwood club house., Among those pres
ent were Mrs. Sommers, Miss Davidson, of
New York, Mr. and:Mrs.'E. R. Sanford, Mr.
C. E. Pike and C. and-, B. Sommers. a' very
pleasant time was enjoyed by all present.
Mrs. Elmer H. Dearth, who has been ser
iously ill, has recove^d. »,
•News of New Airnieniajt Outrages
LONDON, July 25.— < The Chronicle and other
London papers publish details of the massacre
In the vicinity of Van on, J,une 25, of thousands
of Armenians. It is stated that over forty vil
lages were destroyed -and that every mate per
son more than ei^ht years of age has been
killed. On account of this' last massacre of the
Armenians, societies in relief work
in Asia Minor have appealed once more to the
public for additional funds.
The news of the des+yuotion of 40 prosper
ous villages in the vicinity of Van and the
massacre of at least 12,GO0~Armenian3 was con
tained in the dispatch ,from Constantinople to
the Chronicle. '
■ . _♦< i—
Second Day's Session of the St. Loais
ST. LOUIS. Mo., July 25.— The second days
session of the co-operative congress began
today with Alonzo Wardell in the chair. The
attendance of delegates was limited in num
ber, owing to the absence of many sympathiz
ers who are delegates to the Populist con
vention and busy with that body. N. O. Nel
son, of St. Louis, delivered an addre&g of
welcome. The chair announced the follow
ing committee to formulate a plan of federa
tion: A. 3. Edwards, Tennessee; O. C. Crav
ath, Nebraska; Mrs. Elizabeth. M. W. Mar
veil, Kansas; R. A. South worth, Colorado;
A. E. Gage, Illinois; A. O. Nelson, Missouri;
Mrs. Fales, New York; John Marshall, Kan
sas: Mrs. Helen S. Johnson, Pennsylvania,
and John T. Mcßride. of Missouri. Chairman
Wardell made a brief talk, pointing out the
benefits of federation.
BIG LUMBER BLAZE.
Sfx Million Feet of Pine Destroyed
SHEBOYGAN, Mich., July 25.— Fire today
destroyed between five and six million feet of
fine lumber and the docks on which it was
piled at the Whitehall mill. The lumber was
owned by Monroe, Boyce & Co. and Ward
Bros., of Grand Haven; Theodore Hine. of Bay
City, and Swift Bros., of this city. Loss, abbut
$100,000; insurance, suposed to be about
$65,000. Most of it written by Grand Haven
agencies. The mill was not damaged.
Towne Was There.
ST. LOUIS. July 25.— Covers for seventy
five guests were laid at the Southern hotel
tonight, the event being a supper given in
honor of Chairman Charles D. Lane, of the
national silver executive committee, by mem
bers of the local delegation to the silver na
tional convention. William P. St. John,
of New York, acted ,as toast master, and
among those who spoke .were Senator John
P. Jones, of Nevada; Congressmen New
lands and Towne. Wi C. Baker, of California;
Mcßride, of Washington.
Indiana Itaciim Stopped.
CHICAGO. July 25.— Racing on the Indiana
tracks is ended for a week, and, it may be
forever. The horses are all tied up in their
stalls and the jockey^ havip begun to go home.
After two months' efforts on the part of
Gov. Matthews, of Indiana, to put a stop
to racing and pool selling at the Lake county
affair, a temporary' injunction was granted
against the operators of ihe tracks this aft
ernoon by Judge Gillette,.. of the Lake county
Beat the Champion.
BROOKLINE, Mass.. July 25.— R. D.
Wrenn, ex-champion, defeated the champion,
E. H. Hovey, today for the Longwood cup
in one of the most exciting tennis games
ever seen at Longwood. Wrenn's famous
nerve was the sole cause of Hovey's defeat,
for the champion won both the eaay sets and
lost the three hard ones. Wrenn's lobbing
waa the feature of the match.
Instructed for Bradford.
EAU CLAIRE, Wis., July 25.— The Repub
licans of the First and Second assembly dis
tricts held conventions here today and elect
ed delegates to the state convention at Mil
waukee. The delegates were instructed to
work tooth and nail for the nomination of
Ira B. Bradford, of Augusta, for governor.
.«_ — ,
Special to the Olobe.
ST. CLOUD, Minn., July 25.— Congressman
T. J. Michleory and Judge Page Morris ad
dressed a large meeting here tonight. The
speeches were devoted exclusively to the
Special to the Globe.
ANOKA, Minn.. July 25.— News was re
ceived late last night at the Fergus Falls
asylum of the death of Capt. Ammi Cutter,
of Anoka, who was taken there a few days
ago. He waa one of Anojta's old settlers.
"Sharkey is twe**ty-fo»r years old, never
dissipated in his life and has a physical de
velopment truly wonderful. His chest meas
ure is something rpplly abnormal. No one
has ever been seen like him before in San
Francisco. Sharkey personally is a pleasant,
quiet fellow, and "far that reason I hope to
see him make several thousand dollars before
the time comes for/ him to get In a ring
with Corbett for a.,nnlsh fight, as it is a
10 to 1 shot that Tarn's stock will take a
TEXAS TALKS BOLT
MIDOLK nOADERS NOT SATISFIED
WITH THE OUTCOME OF THE
MUCH PREFER MR. NORTON.
INSIST HE SHAM. BE THE NOMI
NEE IW CASE BRYAN DE
AN ADDRESS TO THE PUBLIC.
One Will be Issued Stating the Po
sition of the Faction Opposed
ST. LOUTS, Mo., July 25.— The "mid
dle of the road men" met at the South
ern hotel after leaving the convention
hall today and sent the message to the
national committee referred to in the
report of the meeting of that body.
The malcontents spent a large portion
of the time in secret conference, pre
paring an address, stating their posi
tion, giving their reasons for oppos
ing the selection of Mr. Bryan and in
sisting that Norton shall be declared
the nominee of the Populists if Bryan
J. E. Edgerton, of Nebraska, was
elected secretary and M. C. Rankin, of
Indiana, treasurer. The following, with
the chairman, secretary and treasurer,
were elected members of the executive
committee: J. R. Sovereign, Arkansas;
G. F. Washburn, Massachusetts; E. F.
Taylor, Pennsylvania; H. W. Reed
Georgia; J. W. Breidenthal, Kansas;
Jchn S. Dore, California.
TEXAS TALKS BOLT.
No Time Wasted by tlie Lone Star
ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 25.—Immediate
ly after the adjournment the Texas
delegation got together to take action
as to their course. Stump Ashby got up
on a chair and acted as chairman of
the conference. He advised the dele
gation to meet at the Southern Hotel
and to invite all the middle-of-the
road men. It was proposed to at once
appoint a committee to wait -on Gov.
Stcne and get the telegram he was said
to have from Bryan. This committee
consisted of Sam Evans, Texas; Ulrich,
of Wisconsin, and Howard, of Alabama,
although Campion, of Maine, was sub
sequently substituted for him. Paul
Vandervocrt, of Nebraska, got a hear
ing for Washburn, of Massachusetts,
who tried to tell the Texans that Bryan
was all right, but he could give them
Washburn was bombarded with ques
tions. They wanted an answer to their
question, whether or not Bryan would
accept. Washburn said he could give no
information as to that point. Then it
was suggested that the further pro
ceedings be conducted at the speaker's
stand and the crowd swarmed over
there. It appeared that the crowd
around the Texas seats was composed
largely of men who were not delegates,
for when the order was given for these
who were not delegates to move out,
there was a thinning out most notic
able. Then the meeting proceeded with
the appointment of its committee to
draft an address. An important inci
dent of the meeting was that Frank
Burkitt, of Missouri, would not serve
to any of the committees and, although
Schilling, of Wisconsin, was appointed
several times, he gave notice that be
ing on the national committee he could
not serve. Some questions was raised a3
to wha* the action of the convention
meant when it gave the national com
mittee plenary powers. It was feared
that they might take Watson off the
ticket. The address committee adjourn
ed to meet at once and the conference
to meet at 7:30 p. m. at the Southern.
Storm at Denver.
DENVER, Col., July 25.— A tremendous rain
and hail storm, accompanied by lightning,
burst upon this city a little before 2 o'clock
this afternoon and continued with increasing
severity for about half an hour. The sewers
.were inadequate to carry off the water and
many basements were flooded.
THEO. HAYS, MANAGER,
Will Look After the Grand and
A telegram received from Jacob Lltt yester
day from his summer home at Rye, N. V.,
announced the appointment of Theodore L.
Hays, of Minneapolis, as manager of the
Grand opera house, St. Paul, to succeed
George Kingsbury. By this appointment,
Mr. Hays becomes manager for both the
Bijou theater in Minneapolis and the Grand
of this city. Mr. Hays will move into a
suburban residence near the Midway dis
trict in order to be in touch with both
Thomas McCormack, for some time treas
urer of the Grand, will go to Minneapolis to
act in the same capacity for the Bijou, and
will be succeeded at the Grand by F. Rut
ledge. Mr. Hays has a large circle of friends
in both cities who will be glad to learn of
his good fortune. Mr. McCormack will be
missed by patrons of the theater.
Mr. Hays was appointed by Mr. Lltt as
general manager of the People's at Minne
apolis in 1890. Previous to that time he
occupied the position of treasurer under
Bixby. When the People's burned, the Hays
estate built the Bijou. Bixby was transferred
to St. Paul as manager of the Grand and
Hays was made manager of the Bijou, which
position he has held ever since to the sat
isfaction of his employer and the general
public. Hays is one of Hr. Litt's trusted em
ployes and has been tried and found effi
cient and faithful. Under his management
the Bijou attained as much popularity as did
the Grand here under the management of
Mr. Kingsbury will leave St. Paul in a
few_ days and go direct to New York, where
he will gather together the members of Litt's
"The Woman in Black" company and return
to St. Paul for rehearsal. The company will
open at the Grand on the night of Aug. 30,
which will probably be as much in the nature
of an ovation to Mr. Kingsbury as anything
KNOCKED IN THE HEAD.
A St. Paul Firm Slashes Clothing
By a stroke of business enterprise on the
part of the Plymouth, it will be possible dur
ing this week for men who desire to be well
dressed to add to their wardrobes nobby up-to
date clothing, even if their incomes are not
unlimited. The Plymouth has decided, begin
ning tomorrow, to make a special figure on all
suits in the store, including the latest novelties
in cheviots, tweeds, cassimeres, fancy wor
steds, serges and covert cloths, and the stock
will naturally include a quantity of the suits
which have been prevailing the present sea
son. In this reduction sale there will be what
stock has been broken and will embrace plaids,
broken checks, fine stripes and plain mixtures
In all the current shades and colorings. The
former prices on these suits range from $25,
$22 and $20 down and the opportunity for gen
tlemen to replenish their supply of thoroughly
modern tasteful clothes at ridiculously low
prices is one which appreciative patrons will
not be slow to embrace.
This sale is a bona fide affair and the reason
for the radical reduction Is the necessity to
begin on heavier fall clothing.
Minnesota Society's First Brochure
Hatt Been Issued.
The Minaesota Surveyors' and Engineers'
first annual has just been issued. It is goten
up by Charles A. Forbes, the secretary of the
society. The annual contains a list of offi
cers and members of the association, and also
the articles of incorporation and the constitu
tion. It is followed by a report of the pro
ceedings of the Minnesota society at its pre
mier annual convention, held in this city Jan.
21 and 22. It is a neatly published brochure,
and one which ought to be prized by any
men interested In engineering and surveying.
In the preface Mr. Forbes says: "The ob
jects and needs of this society are well
known and appreciated. There never was a
time when organization meant so much as
at the present. The desire for better roads
SCHLIEK & CO.'S
JULY CLEARANCE SALE.
50°/o off — — *ik s ome
40% off V w m Goods
30% off li \ TO At
20% off f^V f Half
Regular Pie 3fcfe^fh^*» Price -
These Discounts are Genuine.
It always has been, always will be our policy to handle only the best
goods made, and the above discounts are on our regular stock of Hie-h
grade Up-To-Date SHOES. s
We have all sizes and widths, -iit- , ,
no odds and ends. We have the
est and most com-
We fit you correct and guar- plete line of Misses'
antee our g-oods to be the best and Children's Shoes
in the market. in the cky
Our advertisements are Facts, them whlle th^
backed up by our Goods. discount is on.
and bridges- directly interests the engineer,
and no man is in a more favored position to
explain, encourage, and impress upon the
taxpayer and property owner the value of
better roads, better methods, and accurately
kept records, than the county surveyor.
The subjects of which this book treats have
been selected with especial reference to
practicability and usefulness. An abstract
of the road laws of the state ia appended,
and we as an organization, indulge the ear
nest hope that it all may prove the educa
tional object lesson intended." There has
been a good deal of inquiry for the book,
leters having been received from Arkansas,
Texas and Mississippi for the information
which it contains.__
PHYSICIANS OF THE VALLEY.
St. Paul Medical Men to Entertain
A meeting of the physicians of St.
Paul was held" at' the Windsor last
evening, to consid-er * what steps shall
be taken to entertain the Mississippi
Valley Medical association, which will
hold its convention m St. Paul, Sept.
15, 16, 17 and 18. Dr. Robert Wheaton
was named as chairman of the com
mittee on arrangements, and will name
his own assistants for the preliminary
work. Later on other committees are
to be appointed, and it is expected that
the convention itself will be one of the
most enjoyable and profitable yet held.
TAX COLLECTIONS FALL OFF.
Lower Rate Has Its Effect on the
The county treasurer's report of the
settlement of current taxes collected
from March 1 to May 29, this, year, has
been submitted. The collection amount
ed" to almost $2,000,000, most of which
was collected on May 31st, the sum
taken in that day being $1,189,668.80.
Some $20,000 less were collected than
during the same period last year owing
to the reduction of the tax rate and
the water frontage tax.
TWO ARE XfOJfMPTTED.
Insane Patients Are Forwarded to
Gus. Larson, the young man who
imagines that his rival for the affec
tions of a young lady is seeking to kill
him, was committed to the Rochester
asylum yesterday, by the probate
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SHE HAS HER PRICE.
Harry Cannot Ge* Away From His
in H St rr> pf , P S C^ ° f Wlnni P e S, arrived
IE w,, F nday and registered at
L EU o n t?Tf 4 Yesterda y morning Miss
fl AOf As P en - Colo., arrived and
registered at the same. hotel. In the
evening the young people went out
together and when" they returned to the
hotel they were man- and wife. Mr. and
Mrs. Price will, leave this evening for
Winnipeg, their future home.
THEY CHASED A DOG.
Terrible Charge Against Central
A trio of young men who gave their names
as Frank Kirk. Joseph Bishop and Joseph
Mullen, were arrested last night by Patrol
man McCall for "rushing the growler." The
young men say that they visited the "Bad
Lands, as the locality in the vicinity of
JNorrls and Temperance streets 1b called, for
the purpose of arianging for a base ball
game with a nine from that section today.
When they arrived a can of beer was being
finished by a party of young fellows. Just
then a policeman came up and the crowd
seemingly melted away. The empty can was
considered conclusive evidence by the officer
that the law had beer violated, and the visit
ors to the "Bad Lajids" were arrested for disr
SCOTT HAD TWO WHEELS,
Bat Insanity I* Not the Charge
Patrolman Kaiser last evening arrested a
young fellow who gave the name of J. E.
Scott on suspicion of having stolen a bicycle
which he was endeavoring to sell at a sec
ond-hand store on Minnesota street. Scott,
who was under the influence of liquor at the
time of his arrest, claimed that the bike
belonged to his brother, and that the sale
was made with the consent of fhe owner.
Scott is not unknown to the police, and de
spite his protests was locked up. pending
an investigation as to the ownership of the