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***. i, IT IS 00MIN& BLAINE'S WAT Olarkson and Hatton Are the Latest to say that the Secretary Should have the Nomination. In Declining to be a Candidate he has done his duty to Harrison and Paved the Way to a Final Acceptance. As the convention draws nearer it looks moie and more as if Blaine would be the unanimous nominee. Jesse M. Gove, of Boston, "the original Blaine man," "-ays that if Harrison does not re ceive a renomination on the first ballot •at Minneapolis, Blaine will accept the nomination. Mr. Gove has just returned from a visit to Washington, where, he says, he had along conference with Mr. Blaine. He says that Blaine and Harri son are on the most friendly terms, and that if Harrison can get the nomination Blaine will not seek it. The anti-Harri son men are confident that Harrison can not get the nomination on either the first or second ballot. Even the president's friends admit that he will lack about seventy-fhe votes to secure the prize,and it these aie not forthcoming before the convention meets, Blaine will declare himself a candidate. Mr. Clarkson, chairman of the Nation al committee, is also quoted as follows: My political judgment is that Blaine is the strongest man in the Republican par ty to-day and is the one man who canshe sweep the country. There are no plots or conspiracies against anybody or in anybody's interests. "We are going to get together as the representatives of a s»reat party to decide after careful con sideration vho is the best man to lead us to victory. I am an uninstructeddel egate, and so are nearly ail the others. We are tree, therefore, from all restraint oi coeu ion, and if under the circum Istances we cannot choose wisely then I I am grcatlj mistaken. And e~s en Frank Hatton, who com Imon A\ith other Grant and Conkling ad herents has all along fought Blaine v\ith bitterness and -virulence, no"v\ expresses a (omiction that Blaine is justly entitled to the piesidency as a fitting crown tor Ins biilliant sen ices to his party and his country. Mi. Hatton's opinion is given to the public in an editorial in the Wash ington Post and is given herewith "The Post ishes to contribute to the lund of campaign fact and speculation a lew biief but emphatic remarks relative to the Hon. J. G. Blaine. We have the best of reasons for believing that Mr. Blaine would be unspeakably grati fied were he to receive the spontaneous nomination of his party at Minneapolis. Whether lie would accept it we do not know. It is our belief that he would, but we wish to assert only that which we have unquestionable reason for asserting, and hence confine ourselves to the single statement that the nomination, coming to him unsought and in disregard of his disclaimer, would be an infinite pleasure and consolation. It cannot be said that in an} other way the secretary has been antagonistic to the president. So far from asserting the aspirationhemay have had,he the first stood firm against the solicita tions to do so. If any yearning dwelt in his heart, he at least did not parade it' Indeed he has gone out of his wray to make an ostentatious announcement of abandonment of all and any claim, and to enjoin upon his friends the necessity of looking elsewhere for a leader. He might, perhaps, have done less than this but he did not. His abjurgation was complete. But Mr. Blaine is human. In all the vicissitudes of his astonishing areer that one overshadowing fact has been unvaryingly conspicuous. He is a man ot feeling, of sentiment, of warm and hasty impulses. He loves Ms friends, he is grateful for affection he appreci ates confidence and service he is sensi tive, highly strung and full of swift re sponsiveness. Can any intelligent being after a moment's thought, suppose that he would be insensible to such a demon stration as we have indicated? Would it not, on the contrary, appeal to hini a thousand times more powerfully than to a man of frigid temperament and slug gish instinct? Mr. Blaine has not ..reach ed the limit of usefulness by an means, but he is drawing near it. The last few •"pears Inn been saddened by domestic afflictions and embittered by ill health. l*iyi|iiifr He has had much to distress and disap point him. Most of all the prqspect that a career so memorable, so brilliant, so fraught with promise, is to stop short of its proper crown and culmination^*^8 possible to doubt that, in this hour of 4 his supreme renunciation, as he waits with Smith pathetic fortitude for the curtain to fall upon the drama' of his-public life, he would be gladdened beyond expression by such a proof of honor and psteem as the Minneapolis convention can bestow? Mr. Blaine has been careful of his record in the matter. He has with scrupulous, with almost theatrical solicitude, re moved himself from the path of his chief's ambition. He has protested with unc tion and volubility that he is not to be considered in this year of our Lord. But we know whereof we speak when we de clare, if in the face of all that has been said and done he were to receive the nom ination of his party, he would be the happiest and proudest man in all America. Marv Miller Escaped. Mary Miller, who shot her husband in Nicollet last fall, escaped from the Roch ester asylum last week and is now at Nicollet. The St. Peter Herald gives the following account of her escape: The citizens of Nicollet were slightly overcome with fear and excitement last Friday when Mrs. Mary Miller stepped off the cars and -walked up town. It was generally supposed in Nicollet that she had been discharged and she even told that story, but the facts are different. A letter from Dr. Kilbourne states that she made her escape from a fourth story window with the assistance of nothing but her bed clothes. He stated also that appeared to be quite well and might be discharged at the end of a year. She is still at Nicollet and is looked upon now as one who is capable of almost any undertaking. Memorial Dav. Under the auspices of Hecker Post, No. 48, G. A. R., Memorial Day will be observed in New Ulm this year as it has been in the 2ast. The usual parade has been arranged for and at the cemetery the customary ceremonies will /be gone through with. Participants in the pro cession will assemble at TurnerHallPark at 9 o'clock of Monday morning, May 30th, and at 9 .30 the j)rocession will form and proceed to the public cemetery where addresses will be delivered in both English and German and other appro priate exercises will take place. All the schools and societies of the city are cor dially imited to participate, as well as citizens in general, and donations of flowers are respectfully solicited. The latter should be left at Turner Hall pre ious to six o'clock on Saturday evening. The Apportionment is Raised. Last Tuesday C. L. Roos visited the village of Springfield and at once pro ceeded to interest himself in the raising of that town's share of the extra World's Fair fund. A note was drawn up, thetention necessity of raising the money was point ed out and in less than an hour the paper bore sufficient signatures to warrant the bank in advancing the money. This makes Brown County's quota complete. Sleepy Eye's share was raised about three weeks ago and New Ulm's apportionment has been ready for demand for several months past. Have Eyes, but Oannot See. During the court session in St. Peter last week, the grand jury made an effort to get at the concern across the river which has stirred up so much public in dignation of late, but their good inten tions failed of effect owing to lack of sufficient evidence to indict. Then they referred the matter to the thoughtful con sideration of the jury in Brown county and by them the matter will in all pro bability be disposed of in the same way. They won't get any evidence, simply be cause they will refrain from looking for it. Pish Wrosted. At St. Peter a few days ago Dr. Fish, editor of the Great West, made a chal lenge for a joint debate on the political issues of the day and limited the chal lenge to anyone who might choose to accept it. Judge Cox at once picked uj3 the gage, "feebly in effort, tho' mighty in spirit," to use his own words, and offeri ed to meet the bold doctor next week, next month or any time before election and furnish a hall, pay expenses, provide a band and peihaps fun for the challenger. Fish, however, paid no attention to the acceptance and went on to other towns to make other challenges.^ At Redwood Falls he tried the same game but was cornered by C. L. Smith of Minneapolis.^J Smith met him on the platform and it is generaly admitted that Fish got the worst of it on all questions. is a Republican. VOLUME XY. XO 20. '-NE¥ ULM, COUNTY, MINK., WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 1892?$'!. WHOLEyuMBER WILL NEW ULM SECUBE IT. Lind Litroduces a Bill foraJPuhlic Building at New Ulm. „, He has beenAssured of a favorable Beport by the House Committee. 'J., On Saturday Representative Lind did a very proper thing in introducing a bill for a public building in this city and ap propriating $25,000 for the same. He has been assured of a favorable report from the house committee and says he will try to work it through in some way, although he recognizes the great odds against getting public building bills through this session. The necessity, of such a building for New Ulm has long been apparent. The postoffice business transacted here during the year has grown to such proportions of late that the present location is by no means adequate for the accomodation of the public, and when a comparison of the business is made with that of other towns, Mankato for instance, there is no reason to be offered for further delaying proper treatment towards New Ulm. Mankato, doing only two times the business, get sa $100,000 building. Surely New Ulm then is entitled to one-fourth that amount. Court at St. Peter, The spring term of court in Nicollet county closed Friday. The case of Som mer vs. the Winona and St. Peter Rail road Company was settled and dismissed as were also the libel proceedings of Fred Wichstadt against Philip Poeling and the suit between J. H. Doty and J. R. Bowen. Reuben Gorden wTas indicted by the grand jury for having removed a couple of horses from a farm in Ridgely, and upon pleading guilty was sentenced by Judge Webbei to 60 days in the county jail. B0BLETEBISA CANDIDATE. State Treasurer Bobleter Will Kot Retire From Public Life- He Will Aco?Dt a Fourth Term if the Convention Nominates Him. Col. Joseph Bobleter, state treasurer,* in deference to the strongly expressed wishes of hi& many friends, has consent ed to be a candidate for the office which he has filled with so much credit both to himself and state since January, 1887. Some weeks ago the Pioneer Press contained a telegram from New Ulm which stated that Col. Bobleter had sig nified his intention of quitting public life at the expiration of his present term of office, and that thereafter his entire at would be devoted to the business of a local bank about to be organized, and of which he was to be president.The colonel corroborated the news, and stat ed that he considered that he had been in office long enough, and his friends in New Ulm had brought great pressure to bear in their efforts to secure his consent to link his future interests with theirs. Shortly thereafter Col. Bobleter was tak en ill, but the report of liis intention spread through the state, and letters poured in almost insisting that he recon sider his determination. In addition to his personal friends, including a number of state officials, the bankers of St. Paul, Minneapolis and other cities and towns in the state have asked him to accept a renomination. With a view to ascertaining Col. Bob leter's position in the matter a Pioneer Press reporter called on him last evening. "I shall not seek the nomination,"said he in reply to an inquirj. "My view as expressed in the Pioneer Press some wreeks ago were perfectly sincere and were given in good faith, but my friends have asked me to accept the nomination for another term and I will say this: If the convention sees fit to nominate me I shall feel it ray duty, regardless of who is at the head of the ticket, to accept,and if elected I shall continue to discharge the duties of state treasurer to the best Qf my ability. The Brown County State Bank of New Ulm, which a number of my townsmen have been organizing,will soon begin business, and it was my intention to devote my entire time to its interests. Associated with me were Hon.John Lind Chas. L. Roos, E. G. Pahl, J.A. Eckstein, Chas. Wagner, Peter Scherer, Dr. Schoch and other residents .of New Ulm, and if satisfactory arrangements can be made with them, I shall be willing to serve for another term as state treasurer." *. *But as I said before I srfell make no effort to secure a renominjUion.—Pioneer Press of Monday ftp?! Sugar BeetSeed, a. "State"-' We have received from the State ex perimental farm a sack of 100 pounds of sugar beet seed for free distribution among the fanners of this locality. Any farmer who wishes to try the sugar beet can secure not to exceed a pound of the seed by calling at this office. The only condition upon which the seed is given out is that each farmer getting some of it shall leave his name and address at the time of getting the seed. This distribu tion is made for the purpose of obtain ing a test of the sugar beet in this part of the State. Information in regard to the cultivation of the sugar beet will be furnished to and published by the Re-speech view from time to time. This is an ap portunity that our farmers should be sure to avail themselves of. SMITH BAKER'S LECTURE. The Minneapolis Divine Addresses a Small Audience on Art in Religion. There is Some of the True Artist, he says in every man. At the Congregational church on Mon day evening Rev. Smith Baker lectured on "Art in Religion." The speaker was advertised to deliver an address "On Manhood," but upon hearing of Mrs. Fletcher's visit to the city a few nights ago with a similar subject for discourse, he cleverly excused himself and changed the subject. The doctor started out by saying that there was some of the true artist in every man a little of the carpenter, a little of the architect, a little of the mechanic, a little of the singer, a little of the speak er, a little of the painter, a little of art in every well-rounded person. For in stance there were those who could enjoy music, who could not lead a single note there were men who could listen with pleasure to a fine speed), who could not speak ten words, and there were those who relished a dish of vegetables who understood nothing of the art of culinary preparation. This, he said, was the dis tinguishing line between manhood and fteasthood the power to appreciate the beautiful. Next to the spiritual it was the highest faculty of the soul. We see it in the cultured love for the flowers that bloom and the stars that glisten and in the baby as it craw Is out over floor to kiss the morning sunbeam. Turning then to art as it related to re ligion, the speaker made the broad asser tion that Christian art was the best way of doing the best things so as to touch the noblest parts of man's nature. But toibe art at all it must be natural, dis tinct and appropriate. A woman might clothe herself in a $500 dress and look odd, whereas another might adorn her self with a three cent calico and seem beautiful. A thing must be real to have the semblance of good art. Edward Everett's polished and gnished periods at Gettysburg were poor art when fol lowed by the matchless speech of Abra ham Lincoln, whose words were the nat ural outburst of Ids soul. In speaking true art consists in meaning just what you say. Affectation is abominable. And that is ju&t what constitutes the differ ence between eloquence and tameness. Art is that which bubbles and flows out of one it is to be able to be understood and have your auditors know what you say. Daniel Webster could make sena tors listen, while farmers would hang to Ms every word, for they knew that they meant something. Henry Clay could thrill senates, but he could also move back-woodsmen. The artist of speech is the one who sweeps the whole keyboard. The speaker, at this point burst forth in a beautiful blending of words, when he said: There is language in music language in the songs of the birds lan guage in the organ, in the wail of the winds and in every tone of the human voice. Sound itself has a language of its own. Why, we have music at the cradle of the baby, music at the death bed music at the wedding and inpoliti a ™g it inhis war dance the high churchmen in his chants the great cathedrals in their ma ny throated organs and the choirs of the world in their matchless voices, Why? Because there is language in sound and beauty in music." ^^XJ^ *„vfe.?$.„y~ He concluded with *a vivid- portrayal of the scenes that he had visited during his travels in Europe and was eloquent in many of his word picturesj§KfAs a lec ture, however, it savored too much of the sermon to prove popular. Wagner & Saverin make a specialt of reupholstering old lounges and chairs.^ SALISBURY TALKS SENSE. The-English Premier Takes a Startling At titude on the Tariff Question. He Declares that the Present Free Trade System is Plunging England into Emn. To Hold Their Own a Tariff System, Simi lar to that of the United States must be Adopted. Lord Salisbury, the English prime minister, delivered a speech the other day which has stirred up England as nothing else has in many a day. In this the premier counseled the work ingmen to follow the example of other nations by substituting arbitration for the violent methods which were some times adopted for settling labor disputes, and then, branching off into a discussion of the tariff question, he said: England only maintains the position which she occupies by the vast industries existing here but a danger is growing up. Fifty years ago everybody believed free trade had conquered the world, and prophesied that every nation would fol low the example of England. The re sults, however, are not what had been expected. Despite of the prophecies of the free trade advocates foreign nations are adopting protection. They arc ex cluding us from their markets and are trying to kill our trade. And this state of things appears to grow worse. We live in an age of war tariffs. Another important point is that while nations are negotiating to obtain each other's com mercial favor, none is anxious about th favor of Great Britian, because Great Britain has stripped herself of the armor and weapons with which the battle is to be fought. The attitude which we have taken regarding it is disloyal to the glor ious and sacred doctrines of free trade. To le^ duties on anybody for the sake of anything we get thereby may be no ble, but it is not busiriess-Hke. On these terms you will not get anything. If you intend to hold your own in the conflict of tariffs you must be prepared to refuse nations who injure you access to your markets. We complain most of the United States, and it so happens ttiat the United States maintains and furnish es us with articles which are essential to the. good of the people, and. with raw material liich is essential to our manu facturers. We cannot exclude either without serious injury to ourselves. I am not prepared, in order to punish oth er countries, to inflict dangerous wounds on ourselves. We must confine oursel ves to those matters wherein we will not suffer much, whether importation con tinues or diminishes. While we cannot raise the price of food or rawr material, there is an enormous mass of imports, such as wine, spirits, silk, gloves and lac es from countries besides the United States, which are nearly luxuries and of which a diminished consumption could be risked in order to secure access to the markets of your neighbors. I shall ex pect to be excommunicated for pro pounding such a doctrine, but I am bound to say that I think, the free trad ers have gone too far. QUEER TEARS OF SYMPATHY. They are Shed by the Midway News over the Scheffer Failure. J^ J&Z&jg* The following is an editorial in theguard Midway N from the pen ot E. A. Par adis and gives a queer coloring to thesilver.—Red Commercial Bank disaster: That grand old man, Granville S. Pease, is afflicted Avith deep «orrow. Pease is a heroic soul. He never deals out pretty compliments to his friends as do so many country editors, but when the sympathetic cords of his heart are touched, then the great pearly tears flow as clear and sweet as sugar sap from an Ohio maple after an April snow\ As these tears condense over the fire of his burning pencil, the profusion of taffy that p'ours fourth is enough to supply a Gandy pull for the millions. So intense is Pease's bereavement over those misfor tunes of his friends 'which appeal to hisreplied sympathy that one is inevitably chagrined at the' sight of him. Depositors of the Commercial Bank will therefor be pardoned, if on this occasion they per mit their tears to mingle with the follow ing torrent from Bro. Pease: "My heart is filled with sorrow as I pencil these lines. A^friendwhomllove as a brother has been overtake^ by mis fortune and misfortune. I refer to thewood Hon. Albert Scheffer, of St. Paul, na 1 ture's noblemen, patriot and scholar. A n**sv.rf JWf^ & 1 JS few weeks ago while riding horseback, an accident befell him, which required a surgical operation. While on a i*d of sickness, suffering cruel pain and anguish, the bank, of which he was the president, was obliged to close its doors, brought on by a continued run. told finan cial ruin is inevitable for Mr. Scheffer If the sympathy of a warm friend fe any thing he lias it. May the future vet have in store for him a clear and calm sky may this era of misfortune pass from him, and he emerge fiom it, cour ageous and strong as ever, readvto battle with renew-ed vigor and strength." The Midway News heartily^ oncurs in Bro. Pease's good wishes, with tins addi tion, "And may experience be a :v light unto Mr. Scheffer's footsteps." We too, are heartily sorrow for Mr. Scheffer but we can't say that our sorrow takes the form of "sympathy." But as for Bro. Pease we can readily *e sympathy would be touched to ifc, verv depth. The list of notes a the Commer- cial Bank assets against II. P. n.-n, editor of the St. PJU,i a a I against the Daily NewoiKjf, and against Clarence E. Sherin. present editor of the Daily News the magnitude of these note*, taken connection with the one .trin" upon which that paper ha-haipedforthe past three years, among men who have also read the Anoka Lnion during that time, is sufficient evidence ot the tangi bility ot the bond of svmpathv that must exist between Bro. Pease, the Daih News, and Mr. Scheffer, a sympathy, however, the acthe exercise of wind! seems to he about as unpleasant to depositors of the Commercial Bank as the unfortunate horseback ride is to its preshh nt. The nature of the surgical operation i\ sUeh, too, as not only to strike terror to Pease's heart,but to—well—to his Aerj existence. Nothing could more completely enlist his, sympathies. We grieve w'ith Mr. Scheffer. We grieve with the Anoka Union. We grie\e with the D.uh News. We grieve not only that the spectacle is such as to draw tears from io ks it is more, the supply of rocks is exhausted the Commercial Rank" has closed, and those patriotic reformers who have been howling, Boodle!" "boodle!" for more than three years at the expense of the bank, will now have to look elsewheic for boodle. It is all verv sad. Beware of the Swindler. A new- and clever trick is beimj worked in towns along the river below here, and the worker makes five dollars every clip us easily as, if he had picked it off the floor. The industrious (hap who works the game goes into some saloon or some other place and a»ks for a five dollar bill. He puts it into an evelope and addresses it, while a handful of silver, thrown down upon the Counter is being counted. The siher is found to be ten or twenty cents short ot five dollors and is counted again. He then hands back the envelope picks up the change, saj ing it is all he JuiS but please keep the envelope while lie looks around for more. He looks around, but forgets to comeback. When the em elope is opened there is apiece of newspaper there—only this and nothing more. The envelope had been changed that's all, but it's enough to make a ras cal ahead $5. So far as known the game has not been worked in Red Wing, but there's,no•telling how soon it will be attempted. Storekeepers, saloon men and others should therefore be on their against accommodating strangers with a five dollar bill in exchange for Wing Republican. Ex-Speaker Eeed's Sarcasm. Ex-Speaker Reed's sarcasm is not al ways directed at the democratic party. His latest fling would indicate that the Star was not in error when it announced many months ago that Mr. Reed did not favor the renomination of President Har rison. A few days since a constituent of Mr* Reed wrote him a lengthy letter in which he earnestly "advised him to "get on the Harrison band wagon as rapidly as pos sible." To this communication the ex-Speaker briefly, saying: "Your reference to a band wagon is an erroneous figure of speech Mr. Harrison's vehicle is an ice wagon.—WASHINGTON STAB. Pictures framed at Wagner & Savenen, Your choice among 70 patterns of moul dings. Wagner & Savenen are prepared to furnish you with any kind of brass or I S curtain roos. Creamery Butter in Pound Prints for ~$* sale by Henry Crone,^ iQftS*8&& ./~~ -I 4.