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"WASHINGTON, Oct. 12.— Forecast for
Wednesday: Minnesota— Fair in southwest;
local showers in northwest portion; southerly
Wisconsin— Fair Wednesday; slightly warm
er; light westerly winds, shifting to south
The Dakotas— Increasing cloudiness; local
Showers: warmer in eastern portions.
■Montana— Threatening weather with local
rains: slightly cooler; variable winds, shitt
ing to northerly.
flitted States Department of Agriculture,
Weather Bureau, Washington, Oct. 12. 6:48
p. m. Local Time. 8 p. m. 75th Meridian
Time— Observations taken at the same mo
ment of time at all stations.
* Pla.-e. Tern. Place. Tern.
St. Paul 48 QuAppelle 36
Duluth 40 Winnipeg 28
Huron 48^— —
Bismarck 46] Buffalo 60-62
Willistou 48 Boston 66-76
Havre 44 Cheyenne 60-68
Helena 46 Chicago 54-54
Edmouton 32 Cincinnati 70-76
Battleford 30 Montreal 58-66
Prince Albert 28 New Orleans 74-S2
Calgary 32 New York C 2-68
jMedici'ue Hat 4( Pittsbnrg 70-74
[ DAILY MEANS.
Barometer, 29.91: mean temperature 44;
Relative humidity, 62; wind at 8 p. m., north
west: weather, clear; maximum temperature,
B0; minimum temperature, 38: daily range,
12; amount of precipitation (rain) in last
twenty-four hours, 0.
. RIVER AT 8 A. M.
Danger Gauge Change In
Station. Line. Reading. 24 Hours.
fit. Paul 14 4.2 *0.1
La Crosse 10 3.4 0.0
Davenport IS 2.4 0.0
Louis 30 3.3 0.0
Note-Barometer corrected for temperature
tend elevation. —P. F. Lyons, Observer.
UETTERS TO SENATOR >IOKRIL.L..
Senator Justin S. Morrill is giving to
the public some of the letters he re
ceived from men who bore a prominent,
part, helpful or mischievous, or both.
In that epoch of national development
that followed the breaking of the crus'
by the civil war. Among them is on
from that fiery old abolitionist, Joshua
R. Giddings, in 1863, then our consul
general at Montreal, on the revocation
of the reciprocity treaty of 1854, which
he urges, partly on the ground of the
sympathy of some Canadians with the
South, but also because of what he
terms "the mixed, mongrel population."
'.'I hope," he says, "you will declare
that as an American statesman you
have no disposition to see the Canadas,
with their mixed, mongrel population
of French, Scotch, Irish, English and
American, annexed to the Uniti 1
States until they cultivate a feeling of
self-reliance and independence which
shall accept of that separation from
the mother country which England is
so eager to establish." If the repre
sentatives of the various races and na
tions who then made up the population
of the Canadas had not sufficient "self
reliance and independence"' to warrant
their incorporation into the citizenry
of this country, what, we wonder,
would be his judgment of the proposi
tion to incorporate the Kanakas, Chi
nese, Japanese and Portuguese of the
Hawaiian islands, that "mixed and
mongrel" assortment, into our citizen
Three m- four other letters are from
Henry C. Carey, whose humanitarian
ism contemplated the mass and ignor
ed (he units that composed it. He had
that disposition of socialists to regard
people as a whole, to be directed,
guided, shaped, guarded, nursed by the
superior wisdom of some; motived
well, meaning their individual good
but woefully disregardful of the laws
of human nature and of the vital fact
which all the progress made by any
and all races proves, that progress
comes only through development of the
units acted upon separately by appeals
to the sense of right, of honor, o£
kindliness, of justice. He saw, as
others who reject his proposed methods
see. conditions that may be improved
evils that may be lessened or abolish
ed, but he would invoke the strength
of law to bring about reforms that
those who understand humanity and
its course of development better, know
can only be secured by conviction
brought home to the individuals form
ing the social organization.
This spirit of impatience that invokes
the power of the state is shown
in these letters. Even the move
ment of the power of congress is
too slow for Mr. Carey. He suggests,
in the dark days of '62, when congress
was ransacking all the sources whence
revenue might be drawn or extorted,
that a tax be placed upon the incomes
of non-resident owners of property.
citing the case of a Philadelphian domi
ciled in Paris, where he spent the $150.
--000 rentals derived from his property.
"Were I a dictator," says Mr. Cares.
*'I would make him pay one-half of i- ;
Into the public treasury." In IS6O Mr.
Morrill was a representative in con
gress, and the ways and means -com
mittee was trying- to frame a tariff for
protection. Mr. Carey, writing about,
the hitch in the progress of the bill
through the senate, said "nothing less
th;m a dictator is required for making
a really pood tariff." He thus express
ed the aspiration of socialism in all its
forms and its- ultimate nature when
it grins supreme power. Whatever form
it assumes, it is in heart and action a
ilk tutor, imposing- its will upon the
mass, which it regards as incapable of
THE FIZZLE PICTIRE PRIZES.
With the two puzzle pictures publish
ed this morning the series of thirty
six, for whose solution a number of
prizes were offered, comes to a close.
The contest has evoked an almost un
paralleled Interest. In every house
hold the events supposed to be indicat
ed are discussed, and the probabilities
of different interpretations are balanc
ed. The letters of reply have been roll
ing in upon the Globe by hundreds
and thousands ever since the contest
began. Those who have sent in an
swers hail from the Atlantic to the
Pacific, and their names fill a special
register made for the purpose. It is
this wide participation in our contest
that is the great witness of its extra
ordinary success. We have decided,
in order to give a perfectly fair oppor
tunity to those who live at a distance,
to receive solutions of the prize puzzle
pictures for one week from date. After
Wednesday, Oct. 20, no replies receiv
ed at this office will be considered. The
names of the prize winners will be an
nounced in the Globe of the Sunday
following, Oct. 24. And we may add,
for the interest and encouragement of
all, that, so numerous have been the
entries, so eager the contest, so critical
the task, that the event will turn upon
the replies to the last set of pictures
in many instances, and that all who
have not blundered somewhere egre
giously have a chance, In the averaging"
of correctness, to win. Look out for
the Globe of Oct. 24 and the names
of the successful contestants.
A FAIR QIESTIOX.
The New York municipal contest pre
sents a feature that is worth the seri
ous consideration of those Democrats
in this state who upbraided the Globe
last year for its refusal to submit to
the commands of the regular organiza
tion. The contest there is local, affect
ing only the party interests within the
limits of the greater city. The regular
party organization is that controlled
by one Richard Croker, under the name
of Tammany. It is the only one en
titled to a place on the official ballot
without nominating by certificates. It
met regularly in city convention and
nominated its ticket.
There were other Democrats who
thought Tammany was not true to the
faith of the party. They have had the
temerity to hold conventions and put
an opposition candidate in the field.
Mr. George, their nominee, insists that
he is a Democrat and that the others
are not. That is he bolts the regular
nomination because he sincerely and
honestly believes it is not Democratic.
We are inclined to agree with Mr.
George, but that does not affect the
question we put to those who, last year,
accused the Globe of perfidy and de
sertion because it took precisely the
ground Mr. George now takes, exer
cising the individual right of judgment,
precious to every Democrat, of what
is and what is not fundamentally Dem
ocratic. We ask them — and we do it
knowing that they all approve Mr.
George's position — should not he and
his followers have submitted their
judgment to the regular organization?
And, if not, why not?
IT TELLS NOTHING.
The straw vote is going to be a more
universal and irrepressible nuisance
than it ever was. In past cam
paigns it was confined to the political
enthusiast who insisted on going
through railroad trains at random,
asking all the passengers their political
preferences and announcing the result
as indicative of what the balloting
would declare. Of course, such a can
vass had little or no value, and no con
clusions could be drawn by this method
unless some thousands of votes were
taken. Last year an advance was
made upon it by one of the Chicago
papers, which sent out postal cards to
several hundred thousand voters in
various "pivotal" states, asking them
to sign and return with their choice for
president indicated. Before that, some
newspapers here and there had opened
their columns to an alleged expression
of opinion by the voters as to the choice
of candidates. The idea has now been
worked out further in practice, until
all the principal papers of New York
city are inundating the public today
Avith statistics of the probable vote for
the different candidates for mayor, and
men are arguing gravely and earnestly
as to what should be done from the
showing of these straw ballots.
A canvass such as this must neces
sarily be indeterminate, and is of prac
tically little value. Every man fa
miliar with practical politics knows
that the result of an election could
not be foretold if every man was ready
to express a determination even
as late as one week before
election day, or to come forward
voluntarily and register his choice.
There would still be the balance of
power unrecorded. This consists of the
large number of voters who are waver
ing and do not decide until the last
moment, together with those who, just
before the act of voting, are convinced
by one argument or another and
change their affiliations and convic
tions. The number of persons respond
ing to a call for a straw vote is, on
the face of it, so small a portion of the
total voting population that its opinion
cannot be decisive.
Again, it is impossible to put up any
ruch test with even comparative free
dom from tampering with the returns.
Just as soon as it is known that a
newspaper canvass is in progress the
friends of the different candidates go
to work to manipulate the vote, and
they are sure to succeed to some ex
tent. Even assuming that the news
paper itself is honest and impartial,
that it directs its inquiries to voters
at large without selecting them ac
cording tc its own preferences, and
that it wants* to ascertain public opin
ion, instead of giving its own favorites
a boost, still the returns are open to
so many different kinds of jugglery
that they have very little value. We
will have, however, a perfect epidemic
of straw vote? whenever and wherever
an election is to be held, until the fad
THE SAINT PAUL GLOBE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1897.
goes out of fashion and something is
discovered to take its place.
The morning Republican organ has
got itself so badly mixed on the New
York situation that one wonders why.
it does not preserve a discreet silence.
Its one consistent policy is to be vir
tuously independent between cam
paigns, and a rabid partisan when
there is an election pending. So it was
at one time wont to urge tariff reform
for three years and six months, and
to support ultra protection doctrine the
other half-year while a national elec
tion was in progress. But it had sense
enough then not to make apologies or
defenses. It spent some weeks lately
in eulogizing Mr. Seth Low, showing
his admirable fitness for the office of
mayor of Greater New York and urg
ing his nomination and election. Mr.
Low is the same man, with the same
record, but Platt has said that he must
not be elected; and this makes all the
difference in the world to an organ.
It now informs its readers, in the same
article, that Low is a good man and
a bad one; the leading Republican can
didate and not a Republican at all;
that black is white, and that it is bad
It assumes, with apparent oblivious
ness of the absurdity, that all the de
cent people of New York are support
ers of either Tracy or Lew; although it
knows, and has even admitted in its
vacation hours of semi-independence,
that there is not an atom of moral
difference between the Platt machine
and the Croker machine; either as to
men or methods. It apologizes for the
refusal to indorse Low by telling peo
ple that he is "not a Republican at all."
He is a free trader, and refused to ad
vise honest men to vote for Blame,
and did all sorts of dreadful things.
Therefore, "He is persona non grata
to the Republicans of New York. There
is no hope that they can be brought
to vote for him." And not fifty lines
away, in the same article, is the state
ment that 72 per cent of Low's strength
is drawn from the Republican party,
and that "this enormous preponderance
of Republican sentiment in his ranks
ought to make it easy to come to some
understanding with the Republicans
who support the party candidate."
These be trying days for the organ. We
suppose that it would either avoid dan
gerous topics or else endeavor to find
out "where it is at." if it were not per
fectly proof against any disturbance of
its serenity by such a trifle as half a
dozen contradictions of its own words
in the course of one article.
LOWELL A\D WILLIS.
It was not Lowell's fault that he ut
tered great and inspiring thoughts that
might be quoted in support of ends to
which he would give no approval, for
that is one of the unavoidable conse
quences of having and uttering great
thoughts. He is not to be blamed
therefore if Mr. John W. Willis takes
from his "Present Crisis" that noble
appeal for loyalty to the right and ap
pends it to an appeal to Democrats to
adhere to a cause whose spirit Lowell
clearly perceived, and whose ends he
opposed. He was minister to Spain in
1878 when the Bland free coinage act
was compromised with instead of be
ing killed, and the Allison silver-pur
chase bill was substituted, and, in a
letter to George Putnam, he wrote:
"Communism seems to have migrated
to your side of the water just now. But
I confess I feel no great alarm; for
if history has taught us any other
lesson than that nobody ever profits by
its teachings, it is that property is al
ways too much for communism in the
long run. Even despite the silver bill,
I continue to think pretty well of my
country. God be praised."
Two years prior, when Nevada Jones
had joined Bland, Lowell sent Howells
the following epigram, showing that
he, at least, was not unaware of the
main-spring that gave momentum to
"Jones owns a sliver mine." Pray who Is
Don't vex my ears with horrors like Jones
"Why, Jones is a senator, and so he strives
To niake us buy his ingots all our lives
At a stiff premium on the market price;
A silver currency would be so nice."
What's Jones' plan? "A coinage to be sure,
To rise and fall with Wall street's tempera
You wish to treat the crowd: Your dollar
Untold percentums while they mix their
Jones' mine's Quicksilver then? "Your wit
His coin's mercurial, but his mine is brass.
Jones owns"— Again! Your iteration's worse
Thau the slow torture of an echo-verse.
I'll tell you one thing Jones won't own; that
That the cat hid beneath the meal is h!s.
It reminds us of a trite saying made by
ex-President Harrison in a campaign speech
last fall to the effect that "the prospect of
Republican success never disturbed business."
It doesn't. Republican success restores confi
dence; confidence makes business possible
and protection gives labor work at remunera
tive wages.— Zumbrota News.
A very trite saying indeed; worn thread
bare in its constant collision with facts.
Prospects and success of that party always
disturb business for the simple reason that
its pol'.cy is to disturb business and business
We hope that all patrons of the Enterprise
will make an extra effort to come in and pay
what they owe. We have several hundred
dollars outstanding in small amounts and it
is very necessary that it be collected within
the next few weeks. In fact It must be col
lected.— Evansville Enterprise.
There is a hard-time note In that that
does not chord with the joyous notes of pros
perity that the Enterprise has been sound
ing since the advent of Dingleyized prosperity.
Is that prosperity not so prosperous after
It transpires that Editor Hopkins, of the
Turtle Mountain Star — which was destroyed
by fire at Rolla on Saturday — was a provi
dent member of the craft — and was insured
for JI.GCO, against a loss of $3,000. — Grand
There Is no need then for Editor Hoskins to
transpire; the insurance company will do the
It must be born in m'nd that Clough Is
as ignorant of his own unfitness for the po
sition he holds and the one to which he as
pires, as he is of the English language and
the moral law. — Luverne Herald.
Some of these Republican editors are talk
ing about their last year's ideal quite na
unflatteringly as some of the Democratic edi
tors did then.
When a man begins to talk of his friend
ship for the masses it is safe to assume that
he is preparing to run for office. — Appleton
After which, whether he win or lose, the
masses become, by a s'.ight transposition of
letters, them asset.
AS HE RECALLED IT
CAPT. W. H. HARRIES READS A PA
PER ON "IN THE RANKS AT
BEFORE THE LOYAL LEGION.
FIRST ME^TIJ^r OF THE MINNE
SOTA COMMANDERY AFTER
THE fcIHWMER RECESS.
INTERESTINO j, | REMINISCENCES'
By a Then Sergeant, Who Received
ii MJiiie Ball in His Breast
In tl»e Eneagement.
Minnesota conrmandery, Loyal Le
gion, held its first meeting after the
summer vacation at the Ryan hotel
last evening. There was a large at
tendance, and the members of the or
der seemed pleased to get together
again after an interval of four months.
The usual business meeting was held
preliminary to the dinner, at which
resolutions of regret at the departure
of Col. M. V. Sheridan from this de
partment were passed. The command
ery also went on record as regretting
the removal of Gen. John R. Brooke
from St. Paul. Gen. Adams was au
thorized to notify Gen. Brooke by let
ter of this action of the commandery.
Following the usual dinner Capt. W.
H. Harries, collector of internal reve
nue, read the paper of the evening,
which was entitled "In tha Ranks at
Antietam." Maj. Wilkinson made a
few remarks later, relating an incident
in connection with that battle. He
was wounded, and three years ago he
met the man who wrapped him in a
blanket and carried him to the rear
when he had been hurt. Col. Page,
who was a lieutenant in the regular
army and an eye witness of the battle,
though not an actual combatant, spoke
briefly of his recollections of the fight.
Gen. Wade sent a letter of regret at his
inability to be present. On motion of
Capt. Simonton a vote of thanks was
tendered Capt. Harries, whose paper
in part was as follows:
My promotion from corporal to first ser
geant of Company B, Second Wisconsin
Volunteer infantry really dates from a period
three days before the battle of Antietam, but
this was owing to the fact that the vacancies
created by the casualties in the company at
the battle of South Mountain. Sept. 14, 1862,
were not filled until some days thereafter.
So that instead of being on the right of the
company as first sergeant, I was in the ranks
as corporal, blissfully ignorant of the pro
motion that was to follow.
What a boy serving in the ranks in a
great battle may see of the conflict, Is neces
sarily limited in its scope, and my excuse
for the personal matters contained in this
paper is the fact that the members of this
commandery prefer that one should give his
own individual recollections of the events
that transpired at the tim-e.
The brigade in which I served at the bat
tle of Antietam was commanded by Gen.
John Gibbon, Gen. Abner Doubleday com
manded the division and Gen. Jos. Hooker
the corps. The casualties in the brigade dur
ing the twenty days preceding the battle of
Antietam were very large.
So that the regiments were small at this
time, but tfcey showed no signs of Hemor
alization or lack of courage. Gen. Hooker
crossed Antietam creek on the afternoon of
the 16th by the bridge in front of Keedys
ville and the ford below it. The Iron brigade
crossed at the ford. After crossing we turn
ed sharply to the left, feeling our way until
the skirmishers became actively engaged,
when we halted after dark and bivouacked
on the ridge, Doubleday's division resting
with its right upon the turnpike. While get
ting into position we could hear the com
mands given by the officers of the enemy's
troops. The combatants slept on their arms
that night, well knowing that the morning
would bring bloody work. I slept very
little. The night was misty and chilly; there
seemed to be a cold sensation creeping up
and down my spinal' column. I 'could not
have felt more cold in that region if a
chunk of ice had been drawn up and down
my back. I felt certain that there would
be desperate fighting in the morning and
that many of my comrades would fail to
answer at roll call when the morning sun
bad again sunk behind the western hills. I
realized that I might be among the killed.
When awake I would send up to the Great
Throne above with my face turned to the
sky an inaudible petition that the Good Lord
would in the coming contest be on our side
and to stretch forth his protecting hand over
me. I was as earnest as the darkey in
Charleston. S. C, when the earthquake there
some years ago gave them such a terrible
shaking up. When he said "Oh, Lord, come
down and help us in this great time of trial,
don't send your son, but come yourself; this
am no place for boys." When we woke up
in the morning of the 17th, Doubleday's divi
sion faced south from the Poffenberger farm
and beheld a beautiful landscape with gently
rolling fields and woods, of which the prom
inent point appeared to be the little Dunkard
church with its brick walls covered with a
coating of whitewash, situated on the West
side of the Hagerstown turnpike, and backed
by the foliage of the West woods.
The corn field that was soon to be deluged
in the blood of blue and gray was on the
East side ol the turnpike and between Doub
leday's troops and the Dunkard church.
It was not daylight when a staff officer
came to our brigade and said we must move
out of the place we were in, as we were
right in range of a rebel battery.
The brigade moved out just as day was
dawning in close column by divisions. The
Sixth Wisconsin leading, followed by the
Second Wisconsin. Seventh Wisconsin and
Nineteenth Indiana. I was in the first div
ision of the Second Wisconsin. We were
hungry, ragged and dirty. Before starting
we pulled up our belts a notch or two. As
we had very little to eat the day before and
no breakfast at all. this was an easy thing
to do. The brigade marched towards the
D. R. Miller house and after proceeding
about ten rods, and before we were deploy
ed, a battery of the enemy opened fire on
us. This battery went into position on an
elpvation in front and to the right of U3.
When I saw the battery moving into place I
thought it belonged to our own forces. The |
first and second shell it threw exploded above j
us but the third, which I think was a
percussion shell, struck and exploded In the !
rear rank of the last division of the Sixth
Wisconsin, killing two men and wounding
eleven, one of whom had both arms taken j
off As I passed to one side to avoid step
ping on the killed, the voice of Co!. Bragg
of the Sixth Wisconsin rang out "Steady on
the right Sixth." We then deployed in
line of battle, marching steadily forward,
and when we reached the cornfield we halt
ed and began firing at the enemy. We had
not been firing very long when a minnle
bullet struck me in the left breast. I at
once dropped my gun and started for the
rear, going back as far as the Poffenberger
farm where I laid down ou the side of
the house on this farm, which was opposite
to that from which the enemy's shot were
coming. In a short time the ground about
me was covered with wounded. Here the sur- j
geon of our regiment slapped a handful of !
lint on the wound, cut the shirt and wrapped ;
i me with a roll of bandages. While I was
' lying at this stone house a desperate at- j
tempt was made by the enemy to capture j
Battery B, of the Fourth U. S. artillery, at
tached' to our brigade. This was Gibbon's j
old battery, and was then commanded by |
Capt J 3. Campbell, who was severely j
wounded when Lieut. James Stewart assumed |
command of the battery. The latter handled
his guns so well that when the battle was i
over Gen. Gibbon said to him that as long I
as he had command of the brigade Stewart
should have command of the battery. Stewart
was then and remained thereafter for a long
time a second lieutenant, and it was difficult
sometimes to find a Junior lieutenant to as
sign to the battery with him, but it was done
and Stewart remained in command of the
battery The loss of the battery at Antietam
was one captain -arounied and three sergeants,
four corporals and 32 privates killed and |
wounded. Twenty-six horses of the battery i
were killed and sevep wounded. One of the !
pieces had only two men left. It was while i
the enemy made the attempt to take the
guns of the battery that Gen. Gibbon com
manded seeing that one of the guns had re
coiled and that the elevating screw had run
down and having failed to make himself |
heard by the gunner, sprang to the gun, I
ran up the elevating screw, sighted the piece
and directed the firing, which was so ef
fective that the *nemy, was driven off by the
use of cannisteK I told this incident a few j
years before the death of Gen. Gibbon to
Gen Harry Heth, who was a classmate of
Gibbon, while we were sitting at a table
together in the Army and Navy club at
Washington. Gen. Heth. after I had finished,
said to Gibbon: "John, did you leave your I
brigade during the fight and act as gunner |
of your old battery? Why. you should have
been court martialed for it." Gibbon replied:
"Yes I did do that. I knew the men of my
old brigade would fight without me and just
at that particular moment that gun needed
looking after to make its flre effective."
From that day the brigade was known as
the Iron brigade, but long before this Gib
bon was called by the men of his brigade
"Johnny, the W«r Horse." Many a time,
by day and by night, have I heard some
soldier in the ranks say when the general
was making his way to the front while we
were on the march '"There's business ahead:
here comes 'Johnny, the War Horse,' " and
this name stuck to him with the men of his
old command. Gen. Gibbon tried at one time to
make us wear leggings. They were trouble
some to keep clean. The Virginia mud would
cling to them with a tenacity that would
make the soldiers swearing mad. One day,
just as we were starting out for brigade drill,
as the general's horse was brought out to
him to mount, it was found some one had
inclosed his horse's legs in the leggings.
When the boys saw this they raised a great
shout of laughter. Gibbon tried to find out
who it was that played the trick, but was
unable to do so. About 16 years after the
war a reunion was held at Boscobel, Win.,
of the soldiers living in Southwest Wisconsin.
Gibbon, In citizen's clothing, hearing of it
as he was passing through the state, stopped
off. As soon as he got to the gathering he
inquired if there were any members of the
Iron brigade present. They brought him one
of the old boys, of whom the general inquired
if he was a member of the Iron brigade, and
he said he was. "Well," said Gibbon., "I
am looking for a man." "What man?" said
the soldier. "Why, the man who put the leg
gings on my horse when we were opposite
Fredericksburg." "Geewllikins!" shouted the
soldier, and motioning to a group of old sad
dlers standing a short distance away, he said :
"Come over here, boys, quick. Here'B Johnny,
the war horse." Gen. Gibbon's conduct dur
ing the battle was magnificent. For such acts
of bravery as he there displayed Napoleon
made men marshals of France and compan
ions of Ney, Davout and Massena.
When the monument which stands in the
Antietam cemetery was unveiled, on the anni
versary of the battle, in 18S0, Gen. Gibbon
and his brother, who fought on the other
side, visited the battlefield together, and as
the former was telling the direction the bri
gade moved, the latter said: "John, did your
brigade move along here very early in the
morning?" And the general said "Yes."
"Well," said his brother, "do you recollect a
battery that went into position over on that
elevation, and fired an your brigade?"
"Yes." came the reply. "That was my bat
tery," said the brother.
Some time in the afternoon I was takon
from the stone house to a small frame house
still further to the rear, where all the
wounded of my company were collected to
gether. I was plaaed on a blanket with Ser
geant Uriel P. Oliu, who died some time dur
ing the night. He was left by my side until
morning, when he was taken and buried.
About an hour after Olin's death the sur
geon of our regiment, Dr. A. J. Ward, came
to the little frame house and gave us some
whisky. I was informed afterwards that it
was considered quite probable that I could
be buried in the morning with Sergeant din,
as I was bleeding frequently from the mouth.
The two members of my company who were
looking after us felt. I presume, something
like the Irishman who went to the undertaker
and said he wanted a coffin for Tim .McCarty.
"What!" said the undertaker, "Is Tim, ;>oor
fellow, dead?" "No," was the reply, "but
the doctor says he can't live till morning
and he knows what he has been giving him."
The remainder of Capt. Harries' pa
per was devoted to the battle in a gen
SOME PLEASANT E\E\TS
Made Yesterday Memurahle in St.
A pleasing concert was given last
evening in Christ church guild hall
for the benefit of the Church Home
The concert was under the direction of
Prof. F. C. Blodgett, and was a grati
fying success. The programme was
furnished by the following well known
artists: Miss Gibson, Mr. Farnham
Mr. and Mrs. Colville, Charles Fair
child, Mrs. Paul Brewster, Percy
Churchill and Master Morrie Jeffrey
There were about seventy-five in at
The usual annual social function
given in honor of president's day by
the Schubert club, will be given this
evening at the home of Mrs. Russell R
Dorr, on Crocus hill.
Mrs. A. B. Plough, of 745 Fairmount ave
nue, entertained a number of her friends at
cards last evening.
Mrs. James Armstrong, of 506 Grand ave
nue gave a dinner last evening.
Mrs. Otto Churchill Gersting, of 490 Collins
street, entertained at progressive euchre yes
terday afternoon. The rooms were tastily
arranged for the occasion, nine tables being
placed for the guests. The hostess was as
sisted in her entertainment by the Misses
Hart, Buck, Warner. Lawrence and Ward.
Mrs. Hiram F. Stevens won first prize; Mrs!
R. Gooding, second; Mrs. Wi'ltiam Doranj
lone hand, and Mesdames Cornwell and
Forbes took the consolation prizes. Before
the contest was over the guests were re
freshed by a dainty repast, which was served
on the small tables.
The Home Missionary Society of the House
of Hope church had an all day meeting yes
terday. The ladies came for work and so
provided themselves with a basket lunch.
There were thirty-eight present and the day
was spent in making garments to be sent
to home missionary workers.
A number of ladies gathered in the apart
ments of Mrs. H. H. Byilesby, of the Aber
deen, yesterday afternoon and listened to F.
R. Leroux's French lecture on Mo-hammedan
ism and Christianity. It is one thing to be
able to read French— with the vigorous
thumbing of the dictionary — but it is quite
another thing to listen intelligently to a fin
ished discourse delivered in that gliding, ae
centless tongue. Monsieur Leroux pointed
out similarities and differences while compar
ing the two religions, calling attention to the
Mohammedan doctrine of fatalism and di
rectly opposed to the Christian doctrine of
choice, and read from the Koran several
pass-ages, one being a description of Para
dise. There is a plan on foot to form an
advanced French club at the sessions of
which French will be spoken.
The Ivy Leaf club will give its first dancing
party tomorrow evening.
Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Black will entertain
the Cinch club Tuesday evening.
The exhibit at the St. Paul School of Fine
Arts begins today.
Mrs W. P. Barrett, of Superior, is the
guest of her mother, Mrs. John Hart, of Lin
coln avenue. ,
Casper Ernst left Monday night for Wash
ington, D. C.
Miss Harriet Regeisberger, in company with
Mr and Mrs. Traphagen, of Duluth left last
evening for an extended visit to the Hawaiian
Hon. R. R. Nelson I>as returned from the
Mrs. C. S. Slaymaker has returned from
A. Oppenheim left Monday evening for the
P. H. Kerwin left Monday evening for
Miss Abbie Livingston left Monday even ng
for New York to attend Miss Ely s school.
Mi*s Grace McKinstry. of FaribauK, is vis
iting Mrs. A. T. Hall, of St. Anthony street.
Mrs Pur<e, of Providence, R. L, is visit
ing her mother, Mrs. Edward Sawyer, of
Mrs C W. Benson and family will arrive
about' Nov. 1 from England to spend the
winter in St. Paul.
Mrs. J. T. Clark, of Fairmount avenue, ha-,
gone to New York.
Mrs. Mark Bohrer. of Sioux City, has been
visiting friends in the city.
Mrs. A. K. Pruden and Mrs. J. H. Neal
left Sunday night for a week's visit in Chi-
Ca M°rs J. G. Donnelly, of 347 Harrison ave
nue, wno was seriously hurt in a street
railway accident a year or more ago will
on the advice of her physician, spend the
Winter in the South, the greater part of it
in the pines of Georgia.
Among the Merchants' arrivals yesterday
were T. E. Putnam and L. L. Willmert, oi
Blue Earth City.
CAMPAIGN IS IOWA.
War Horse Smaller Sniff* the Battle
E V Smalley. general secretary of
the National Sound Money league,
leaves for Dcs Moines tonight to take
part in the lowa campaign. The
league is sending documents into the
state and Mr. Smalley wants to know
by observation what is the attitude of
the canvass and its probable outcome.
The issue is being made largely on the
free silver question and there are three
tickets in the field, Republican, Bryan
Democratic, and National Democratic.
Mr Smalley says that the fight thus
far has been waged with home re
sources. No stumpers of national rep
utation, except Bryan, have gone into
the state and all the committees report
that it is hard to get people out to
meetings or to raise money for cam
BOLD BICYCLE THIEF
Helps Himself to a Wheel hi Police
The night relief of the central de
tail, numbering some thirty brave and
astute policemen, had gathered at the
central station shortly before 9 o'clock
last evenig and were discussing the
probable number of safe burglaries for
the night, when A. W. Hoff, of 25 Eliza
beth street, rode up on a high grade
bicycle to report the loss of a gold
watch. Mr. Hoff had heard of the
work of the police, in fact most every
body has, and his heart beat high with
the: hope of recovering his time piece—
perhaps. Several more policemen saun
tered into the station as he leaned his
"Silent steed" beside the main entrance
and the officer on the beat drifted by
whistling a few bars from "Hot Time
in the Old Town Tonight."
Jailer Stadtfield came out with a long
pole and made faces, while he lig-hted
the green light over the door and its
pale shades mingled with the mellow
gas light which poured from the sta
tion windows scintilating from the
shining spokes of Mr. Hoff's bicycle
like a reflected rainbow. Mr. Hoff
went into the station and occupied a
few minutes describing his lost watch
to Detective Hallowell. Then he came
out, adjusting his trouser guards pre
paratory to mounting his wheel. But
he had no more bicycle than a rabbit.
With a contemptuous disregard for the
police department some crafty and
daring thief had helped himself to the
bicycle under the very eyes of half of
the police department "and silently
stele away. Some such scene as fol
lowed the discovery of the theft must
have inspired the poem, "The Eve Be
fore Waterloo," for there certainly was
"hurrying in hot haste." Police whis
tles rang out on the night air and in
the absence of the "cannon's mighty
roar" certain officials glowered and
ground their teeth. Mr. Hoff raced up
and down the street in disgust, about
the maddest man in the city.
Detective Hallowell added to the dis
cription of the stolen watch a descrip
tion of the stolen bicycle and Mr. Hoff
ST. PAIL, AT NASHVILLE.
How Its Officials Conducted Them
selves* at the Convention.
President Copeland and Commission
er Justus, of the board of public works,
who. with City Engineer Rundiett, at
tended the fourth annual convention
of the American Society of Municipal
Improvements held at Nashville, Term.,
last week, returned yesterday. The St.
Paul representatives report a very
pleasant, as well as instructive, trip.
There were 200 delegates in attendance
at the convention and papers were pre
sented relating to the various matters
pertaining to municipal government.
The discussion following the reading
of the papers was one. of the features
of the convention and much valuable
information was disseminated. City
Engineer Rundlett read a paper on the
subject of "Bicycle Paths," and pre
pared the report of the committee on
the question of "coating iron and
wrought iron pipes." While the con
vention took no decided stand in the
question of municipal ownership of
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THE GLOBE, ST. F»AUL, 7VIININ.
electric lighting: plants, the St. Paul
representatives report that the expres
sions from those In attendance was
that the time was coming when the
matter of the municipal ownership of
lighting plants would be insisted on the
same as the municipal ownership of
water works. The delegates to the
convention spent a day at the centen
nial exposition, and President Copeland
expressed the sentiments of his asso
ciates by saying that the exposition
was far better than the centennial ex
position at Philadelphia. The dele
gates were banqueted by the officials
of Nashville and visited the Belle
Meade stock farm, the Mammoth cave,
and other points of interest in the vi
cinity of Nashville. City Engineer
Rundlett was elected first vice presi
dent of the society, and Commissioner
Justus was appointed one of the three
mebers of the committee on the mu
nicipal ownership of all franchises.
The next meeting of the society will be
held at Washington, D. C.
HARVEST HOME SERVICE.
St. Paul's Church to Mark the Sen.
M«n of i.arnerinit.
The annual harvest home festival
service will be held at St. Paul's Epis
copal church. Ninth and Olive streets.
Rev. John Wright. D. D., rector, to
morrow evening at 8 o'clock. The
church will be dec-orated with fruits,
flowers and cereals under the direc
tion of the "Altar Guild," which fact
alone is a guarantee that the decora
tions will be artistic and beautiful. The
full vested choir, under the direction
of Choirmaster Thomas Yapp, will !>.■
in attendance and will render the mu
sical portions of the service, which
have been specially prepared for the
occasion, and the address will be de
livered by one of the Twin City rec
tors. Miss Lawrence will sing the of
fertory solo, accompanied on violin by
George Danz, and organ selections will
be rendered before and after the service
by Prof. C. G. Titcomb. Strangers are
cordially invited. The order of serv
ices will be as follows:
Processional Hymn. 193. "Come Ye
Thankful People, Come" Eivey
Anthem, 'Fear Not. O Land:" EL A.Claire
Preces and Responses Uarnby
PsaliM 20th Selection Various Chants
Magnificat, in "G" C. Vincent
Nuno Dimittls. in "G" C. Vincent
Anthem, "Man Goeth Forth to His
Work" ,\. Carnall
Hymn 408. "Jerusalem the Golden". .La Jeuno
Hymn 612, "Tarry With Me" J. I!. Dykes
Offertory Solo. "The Golden Threshold."
with violin obligato Fred N. Loh»
Offertory Anthem, "Rejoice In the
Lord" B. Tours
Doxology Old Hundred
Sevenfold Amen Stalner
Processional Hymn 192. "Praise to
STILL, MAKING CITIZENS.
Judges Bunn and Lewis resumed the work
of naturalizing St. Paul's male population
last night at the court house. There were
fewer applicants than on the previous even
ing, though the number ran up to 138. Judge
Bunn converted eighty aliens Into full-fledged
citizens in the remarkably fast time of fifty
minutes. Judge Lewis granted second papers
to fifty-si -x.
During the day Judge Bunn issued second
papers to 9", which makes a total for the en
tire day of 233 freshly made citizens. There
will be another session of court tonight^ but
probably only one judge will ait.