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Maj. Newson Says He Has Been De
serted by the Men He Counted
as Friends.
Another Strike of Medium Proportions in
St. Paul Furniture Factories-
Local Labor.
Loyal Lesion Officers Elected— Guess
at me Hotels on a spring
Turners Will Improve Their Hall—
Celestial Fireworks— .Local
Maj. ISewson has bad Enoucto of
his False Friends.
Maj. T. M. Newson, late candidate for
city treasurer, sat in his office yesterday af
ternoon looking as smiling as if there had
been no snowstorm the day before.
"I am now going to get back to my old lines
of thought." lie said to aGbOBB reporter who
called, "and except that 1 have been thrown
a Little out of gear by the fact of my candi
dacy, I don't see that I am any the loser by
the campaign. It has Involved me in very
little expense, my character has not .been i as
sailed. 1 have not been charged l with being
dishonest; and at my time of life, with ithe
heavy responsibilities that are coupled with
the office of city treasurer, perhaps it i* well
that the election resulted as It did L There is
one thing that troubles me somewhat- that
hurts my feelings. Men whom 1 counted a.-,
£?»£ whom I have known and whose
names have been handed down m Instorj free
of charge, through my Pen Pictures-men
in the Republican party that nominated me,
turned square around and either
or remained at home and allowed me to be
stowed under. For those that did work I
have he most sincere thanks. 'ihe Republi
can party has had its last chance. It had an
opportunity to have gained the confidence of
',' workingmen, and with them to have come
into power in this city, but when their plat
form had been made and everything was in
proper condition for success, the party, by
apathy foolish utterances in its organs, and
what the silk-stockinged Republicans chose
to call "bad management," has deliberately
thrown away its last hope. It can never get
any sympathy irom the workingmen, and lor
myself 1 will never advise aworkingman to
join it. Henceforth my advice to the work
in-man in doubt as to which party to give his
alliance to. will be to go with the Democrats,
But !am out of politics. Ido not know that
] regret the campaign especially. Its results
are simply another illustration of the ingrati
tude Of this world. I shall write no more
Pen Pictures. I am done with them. No
more will 1 speak the praises of the men who
have deserted me in this hour."
Strikes, Old and New— Tiie Cabinet
makers Keep Tilings <ioius.
"I want you to send a man up to the house
right away," said a trim little lady, as she
bounced into a plumber's shop yesterday af
ternoon. "The water wont run off in the
bath-tub, and some men that were working
down in the cellar jammed the waste pipe
that runs from the kitchen and it leaks, and
1 think I'll have a new sink put in auyway."
"Well, we cant doit this afternoon anyway,
and probably uot before the last of the week"
was the reply, as the plumber stuck his hands
In his pockets and looked out the window.
"We have got a good deal of work ahead of
us and have but very few men. You see the
plumbers are most all on a strike and work
has to wait."
"O yes, I forgot. I heard about the strike,
too. Mercy, I hope there won't be any shoot
ing here."
The plumber laughed and assured her that
she was in no personal danger."
"Well, you will send up a man as soon as
you can, won't you?"
"Yes, or 111 go up myself about Saturday,
said the plumber, and as the lady hoisted her
parasol he turned to the reporter, who asked
him if the public was getting in a good many
kicks on the situation.
"No, nearly everybody understands the sit
uation and is willing to wait until we can tend
to the work. Several men told me to-day that
they would wait until we got men, and one
man who wanted a job done said he would
wait a year if necessary. In a good many
cases public sympathy is with the strikers,
but in this case it seems to be with us."
W. J. Freaney said that there was no
change in the situation, and that some of
the strikers had visited some of the boys he
had at work trying to get them to quit.
The stonecutters who yesterday heard, in
imagination, the clear, regular clicks of
union points on the Kasota stone of the
court house job did not feel so confidei
yesterday afternoon. The arbitration com
mittee that Mr. Breen was expected to ap
point failed to materialize.
On Tuesday cabinet-makers in Tike em
ploy of the St. Paul Furniture company,
struck for nine hours' work and ten hours'
pay. Twelve finishers and machine hands
went out with them. The manager said
yesterday that the wages averaged $2.25 a
day, which was higher than was paid at any
other factory in the West. The men find no
fault with the wages, but want the nine
hours, and would probably be willing to take
nine hours pay. The manager says that
they will agree to work nine hours at nine
hours pay whenever any other firm in the
city will do the same. Some of the strikers
went back to work yesterday. A committee
from tiie strikers was in conference with
the firm yesterday, and an agreement will
in ail probability be reached this morning.
At Corlies, Chapman & Drake's factory
on Eagle street, eighteen cabinetmakers
have been working at an average wage of
$2. Yesterday they informed the super- j
intendent that they had struck for nine
hours at ten hours' pay and were imme
diately told to get their tool chests out with
them. As payment was refused until the
order was complied with, several
drays were loaded up during
the afternoon and the men were all paid
off. The superintendent said they could
easily do without help in that line for two
months and they could get all the help they
wanted, as applications for work were
made every day.
The name of A. Witt has been stricken
front the boycott committee of the Bakers'
Officers for the Coining- Yea v Elected
Last Evenings:.
The annual meeting of the Loyal Legion
was held in the ordinary of the Hotel Ryan
last evening with a full attendance. The
annual financial report of the treasurer
showed the total receipts of the organiza
tion since its organization, June 13, 1885,
to be So, SCO. 05, and the total expense, in
cluding $955.50 for badges and rosettes
(paid for by the members), 53, 157, :;r,. leav
ing a balance in the treasury ot §1,203.30.
The annual report of membership showed
20 charter members. 81 elected and 5 taken
in by being transferred from other com
manderies; one died and one was trans
ferred to another state, leaving a present
membership of 104. Of these 85 are resi
dents of St. Paul, and 21 non resident; 99
first class. 3 second class and 2 third class.
The following officers were elected;
Commander Gen. John B. San born.
Senior Vice Commander L. F. Hub
Junior Vice Commander J. W.
Recorder George Q. White, U, S. A.
Registrar— Capt. C. W. Hackctt.
Treasurer — Albert Bcheffer.
Chancellor— G. W. Baird, U. S. A.
Chaplain— Chaplain Edward D. Neill.
Council— Gen. S. P. Jennison, Col. Charles
Bentzoni, U. S. A., Maj. Charles J. Allen, U.
S. A.. Capt. W. W. Braden, Capt. Eugene M.
The following new members were elected:
Brig. Gen. Horatio Phillips Van Clevo, (apt.
Lewis Lorenzo Wheelock, Lieut. Elias David
Libby, Col. Hans Mottson.
Rev. Clay Macauley read a paper, giv
ing his recollections of his trip from Chan
cellorsville to Libby prison, which was
listened to with interest. At the June
meeting, the anniversary of the organiza
tion, Gen.. linger, the new commandant at
FortSneiling, and his wife will be invited
to meet the members and their ladies and
the officers of the army in Minnesota and
their wives. The Committee on reception
committee are Maj". G. Q. White, Lieut. A.
Shelter, Gen. .1. W. Bishop, Capt. Ed
Corninjr.Maj.il. G. Hicks and Maj. (i.
W. Baird.. Mr. James . Gnrliekl. son of
President Garlield, was a ' guest of the
members in the usual social season which
followed the meeting.
A Magnificent Display in Yesterday
morning's Sky.
Outside of the policemen who were on
duty and the workers on the morning news
papers who were wending their way home
after the night's labor, there were but few
people who'witnessed the brilliant electrical
phenomenon in the heavens at an early
hour yesterday morning which has never
been surpassed for beauty and grandeur.
About 2:30 a flush of light resembling the
reflection on the sky from a burning build
ing, was seen on the edge of the western
horizon. It gradually spread and bright
ened until in the course of a half hour the
whole sky seemed to be a blaze of light and
a sea of lire. It was a magnliicent sight and
one never to be forgotten by those who
beheld it. About 3 o'clock the fiery waves
which seemed to have been playing across
the sky in a billowy motion, began to roll
together m folds until at last they presented
the appearance of a long scroll. Then the
scroll assumed a more solid shape,
looking like a band of heated iron stretch
ing from a point in the heavens near the
zenith down to the brim of the western
horizon. Pron the band of golden flame
there occasionally shot forth streams of
light to the right and to the left. As grad
ually as it came, did the phenomena fade
away. From a band of flaming lire it
melted down until it presented the appear
ance of a crack in the floor of the
celestial city through which the light of
glory was streaming. By decrees it grew
dimmer and dimmer until at last it twinkled
away beyond the stretch of mortal vision,
and the few persons who had been the for
tunate observers of the grand spectacle felt
that the gates of heaven had been closed
when the phenomena disappeared. The
time of duration of this celestial pyrotech
nical display was nearly one hour.
A. ©. V. W.
Second Day of the (.rand L>odgrc—
Koutinc Unsi»es«..
The second session of the. Grand Lodge
A. O. U. W. convened yesterday. The
day was mainly devoted to routine business.
Twelve additional delegates reported.
Three hundred dollars were voted for the
relief of the cyclone sufferers at Sauk
Rapids, and 3250 was appropriated for the
entertainment of the supreme lodge, which
will meet in Minneapolis in June. The
subordinate lodges of this jurisdiction have
appropriated 500 for the same purpose,
it was resolved that former members of the
seceding lodges of lowa who seek ad
mission into the new lodges of Dakota
should not be admitted until they, had paid
the assessment imposed at the time of the
secession. This trouble dates from the
time of the last yellow fever epidemic in
the South, when the supreme lodge levied
assessments on all lodges for the benefit of
the sufferers. The majority of the lodges
in lowa refused to pay the assessments,
and have since been excluded from the order.
Rochester was designated as the place of
holding the next meeting. In the matter
of an appeal of J. N. Colin from a decision
of his lodge in St. Paul, refusing sick ben
efits for two weeks, the appeal was sus
tained and $10 were ordered paid by the
local lodge. E. A. Basset of Minneapolis
was dismissed recently by his lodge, and on
appeal the action of the subordinate lodge
was sustained.
Hotel Guests Who Have Something
to Say.
6. F. Strait, Shakopee, was an arrival at
the Merchants. He is a brother of the con
gressman from the Third district, and is en
gaged in the milling business at that point.
Last full his mill was about destroyed by tire
and he is now making- the necessary arrange
incuts to rebuild and improve . the original
plant. He had nothing to say of a public
character. It is generally understood that his
brother will not refuse a nomination for con
gress if he sees the least chance of gettiug it.
I her will not refuse a Domination for con
s if lie sees the least chauce of getting 1 it.
Dairy Commissioner Howard said that the
commission had been kept busy hunting up
evidence agasnst dealers who hud sold butter
ine for genuine butter. The commission
had succeeded in securing indictments
against dealers of butterine in Minneapolis
and Duhith, and was now prepared to go be
fore the Ramsey county grand jutj' and sub
mit evidence against seven dealers of
Si. Paul for. selling butterine for butter. He
thought that the public at largo- was becom
ing interested in the subject, and that good
results would follow the present agitation.
Marquis Do Mores. Modora, Dakota, regis
tered at the Ryan. He came directly from
the East, having been there to arrange the de
tails of the new scheme by which his com
pany are to furnish and distribute fresh meat
for New York city consumption. The plan
will not be perfected for some time. The
marquis is a comparatively young man, lean, I
and poorly dressed. He will leave for Medora i
Dr. D. P. Bigger, Brainerd, said that Brain
erd was feeling 1 the boom incident to the
construction of the new dam across the Mis
sissippi river, and that a great deal of build
ing and improvement was going on. A new
morning Democratic paper made its appear
ance yesterday morning, he said, and every
thing indicated a season of activity. Dr. Big
ger is the surgeon of the Northern Pacific at
Brainerd, and has charge of the company's
hospital at that station. The hospital, origi
nally constructed by the company, has ac
commodation for 120 patients, and is kept up
by contributions from employes and the com
Will Not Prosecute Now.
The Turners' society held a meeting last
night, the principal business- coming before
the body being the disposition of the case of
Adolph Witt, deputy treasurer of the associa
tion and janitor of the building. Witt had
previously been charged with appropriating!
about S:JOO of the Turners' money, which lie |
had collect from various members. At a
former meeting he was given until last night j
to square accounts or take the alternative of i
prosecution. it was decided not to proceed
to extreme measures with Witt, but to rely
on the professions he makes of an intention
to settle the amount. The subject
was presented and discussed of
rebuilding the stage in Turner hall and en
larging it, and also increase the size of the
gymnasium. There are now four classes of
boys and girls with a total membership of
139. The present room is too small and there
is likewise a demand for more apparatus, j
The improvements were decided upon.
Considered by ths Board.
At a meeting of the board of public works j
last night, the engineer estimated the cost of
paving and curbing Seventh street, from the !
east end of the bridge to Hope street, at $24,
--210, $16,800 of which would be paid by assess
ment and 87,410 by the street ear company.
Should the board pave their portion
of the street with stone the
expense would be (5,000 additional.
The paving of Summit avenue came up and
was objected to on theground that a majority
of the property owners' names were not on
the petition. The opinion was advanced that
there was a scheme in the proposed improve
ment aud more of it than appeared on the
Surface. There was a suspicion that changes
of grade were to be made sub rosa and not
legally. The board decided to move cau
tiously and referred the potition to the mem
ber in whoso district the proposed improve
ment lies.
Mary r.i£]itboicrn'N Funeral.
The funeral of Miss Mary Lightbourn. who
was killed by an accidental shot from a re
volver in the hands of her brother, took place
yesterday morning at 10 o'clock from St.
Paul's Episcopal church, Ninth and Olive
streets. Enterprise No. 10, and St. Paul No.
66, lodges of I. O. G. T., attended in a body,
as did the schoolmates of the young lady.
Dr. Thomas conducted the services. Tne
floral offerings were many, Bishop Whipple of
this diocese sending 1 a beautiful cross of culla
lilies. The family are very anxious about
the missing boy and desire his return. No
intelligence has been • received concerning
him since shortly after the fatal accident.
I An Organ Kccital.
At 2 o'clock this afternoon Prof. J. 0. Dun
ster, the eminent composer and organist of
London, Eug, will give an organ recital in the
First Baptist church, corner of Ninth and
WacouUi streets. The program is made up of
selections from the very best organ composi
tions, including the works of Haydn, Handel,
Batiste, Uaff, Bach, and the organist himself.
Prof. Danster is very highly spoken of by
Signor. A. Jnnnotta, Messrs. Frank Wood,
I. L. Anderson, C. S. Titcomb and J. Blakic,
all well known musicians of St. Paul, who
have bad the pleasure of listening to his per
formances. The recital promises to.be a rare
musical troat.
At the Grand'
The Chicago Opera company closed a suc
cessful engagement at the Grand opera house
last evening. The sale of seats for the-^'ltat
octchors," which opens to-uig-ht,haß been very
large. Carpenters have been at work ar
ranging the Btage for accommodation of the
splendid scenery wbloh accompanies the play,
and the stage manager gives the assurance
that it can bo worked as smoothly and with
as splendid effect at tho Grand as at Nlblo's
or any .of the theaters In tho largest cities.
Run Over by a Car.
An aged German named Joseph Reaso, em
ployed among the street forces, whs run over
last evening by a street car on West Seventh
street near Uausmau and sustained a crushed
left loot which will probably have to be am
putated. There is an excavation near the
traok at the point named and Itettso was pass
ing between thu excavation and the track
whou struck and knocked beneath the car.
As he is sixty years of ago it will probably
prove fatal.
Tho Knights' New Hall.
This afternoon, at 3 o'clock, the Knights of
Pythias of St. Paul dedicate their new and
elegant hall on Fifth street. The Grand lodge
of Minnesota will be presont, and a large
number of members from the several lodges
in the state are expected to be present. In
the evening the K. of P. Hall association will
give a grand ball. All members of the order,
whether belonging in this jurisdiction or not,
are cordially invited to attend the eeremouies.
Tlio Clarendon Sold.
The Clarendon hotel property changed
hands yesterday, Lclund & Jones disposing of
their interest to the Foley Bros, of James
town, Dak. The Messrs. Foley ore expert
enced hotel men. It was stilted la^t evening
that the price agreed upon was $35,000. It
waa farther understood that the transfer
would not occur formally until to-day.
Ituttertiie Cases.
Assistant Dairy Commissioner Howard re
ports that nine cases against St. Paul dealers
for violation of the butterino law are ready
for the grand jury now>in session. An expert
visited tweuty places yesterday, finding but
terine at two.
There were four deaths and three births
Scarlet fever is reported at 392 Erie and 274
East Seventh street.
Treasurer Iteis yesterday paid out $22,780 on
court house estimates.
Eight women yesterday paid $100 fine each
in the municipal court tor running- houses of
ill repute.
E. T. Meyers, charged with ass aultiug the
little LeC'lair girl, had his case continued un
til to-<lay.
There are 366 civil cases and 94 criminal
cases on the calendar lor the May term of the
district court.
Oliver Peltier and George Anderson were
yesterday appointed special policeman to
take the dog census.
Jerry Francis, captain of Engine Company
No. 6, West side, yesterday resigned to goiuto
business for himself.
Thomas Warren was arrested yesterday for
hiring a team from Burkes stable and using
a false name in procuring it.
Oscar B. Hillis, clerk of the United States
court, yesterday announced himself as the
happy father of twins — both girls.
Mr. Win. B. Dean will give a free lecture at
Unity Club Rooms this evening, his subject
being "A Wonderful Discovery."
The committee on police of the council will
meet to-day at 2p. m., at the mayor's office,
the meeting being to consider sub-police sta
A charitable St. Paul lady has donated a
haudsome quilt, to be disposed of by a raffle,
for the cyclone Buffers. It is on exuibition
at the Ryau.
The Ohio Street Social and Literary club
will give its third ball at the hall in McDon
nell's block, on Ohio aud George streets, o.i
Friday evening.
Thomas White and Charles Norton, for
violation of the employment bureau ordinance
had their cases taken under advisement by
the police judge.
A decision of Judge Wilkin was filed in the
district court yesterday denying motion for a
new trial in the case of Adam L. Lohlker vs.
William J. Woolsey.
John Connelly, John Burk. Pat Guinn and
Thos. Corney were arrested from a crowd of
fighting toughs down on the levee, by Officers
Daly and Schorn last night.
The ladies of the Dayton's Bluff and West
St. Paul unions will meet with the ladies of
the Central W. C. T. V. this aiteruoon at 3
o'clock at 58 East Seveuth street.
Harry Matton, who died Tuesday afternoon,
will be buried to-duy from his residence on
Jackson street. The funeral will be attended
by the Cigarmakers' union in a body.
Piano 3 and house furniture removed very
cheap, also domestics furnished on short
notice, at Kent's package delivery and em
ployment office, 20U West Seventh street.
Millie Christine, the two-headed night
ingale, is still drawing large houses at the
Seventh Street museum. This wonderful
curiosity closes her engagement this week.
William Priest yesterday made a voluntary
assignment for the benefit of his creditors to
John Mathies. Jr.. of his stock of frame and
cabinetmakers' material at 543 Lafayette
David Burke began suit in the district court
yesterday against Frank Jansen, Sr., and
Frank Jansen, Jr., for 5315 damage caused
by the running away of a horse frightened by
defendants shooting pistols.
The barbers arrested on Monday, Smith.
Fields, Adams, Sheffer and Johnsun, will have
their ciise tried by a jury on the 11th. They
are backed by the hotel men, who desire to
test the legality of the ordinance.
Just befote t5 o'clock last night Coleman
Green, a section band, was struck by the
Northern Pacific work train at the Westmin
ster street tunnel. The train ran over his
right log at the aukle, cutting off the foot.
Articles of incorporation of the St. James
African M. E. church were filed in the regis
ters office yesterday. The trustees are Dan
iel Harding, Richmond Taylor, William Queen,
Robert A. Jefferson and Charles H. Williams.
The gentlemen who sat down to the dinner
given by Mr. Stiekney at the Minnesota club
on Monday evening with the Montana stock
inet! represented 845.000,000 capital and a low
estimate of the stockmen themselves is §10,
--000.000 more.
Decisions of Judge Wilkin were filed in the
district court yesterday declaring void as
sessments on lots 2 to 6, block 34, West St.
Paul proper, for grading Dakota avenue, and
also assessments tor grading Winifred street
from Goff to Ohio street.
Sam Hodsrten, of Aitkin county, was
brought to this city by Maj. Brackett, charged
with selling two gallons of liquor to the
Indians, tie was held in $500 bail by Com
missioner Cordoza, which he readily fui
nished, Messrs. Lyons & Perkins becoming
his bondsmen.
The California Wine House, comer of Cedar
and Seventh, is the only house in the city that
handle the genuine California wines. Don't
take anybody's word in regard to this, but
ask your physician where he gets the pure
and genuine* California wine. Use nonu other
for medicinal purposes.
Capt. Gem'ge Harp, supervising 1 inspector
of steam vessels, has been under the weather
for the past few days. His shoulder, in
which he received a bullet dtiriug the war,
has been troubling him. On Monday a sur
gical operation was performed upon it and a
piece of bone removed. Ho has undergone
several similar operations.
An interesting program has-been arranged
for the musical and literary entertainment to
be given at the Temperance rooms, 58 East
Seventh street, this evening. Miss L. Fowble,
Mr. E. L. Darling, Misses Fannie and Lizzie
Lindsley, Misses Jamar, Buck, Causley,
Messrs. Stark, Hewson, Wilson and Guy will
take part in the exercises.
H. P. Bird, Waseca, is stopping at the Mpr
S. K. Wentworth, Duluth, is registered at
the Ryan.
C. A. Goodman, La Crosse, is registered at
the Merchants.
Mrs. B. P. Murphy, Big Stone City, is at
the Merchants.
D. W. Yorkey, Grafton, Dak., is a guest at
the Merchants.
Johu H. McDonnell, Winnipeg-, is stopping
at the Merchants.
D. A. Duncan and wife, Duluth, are putting
up at the Merchants.
O. S. A. Houston and C. B. Salmon, Beloit,
Wia., are at the Ryan.
P. W. Ashman and wife, Eau Claire, are
registered at the Ryan.
At the Merchants: John McManus. Duluth:
A. Kyes, Yankton: Charles Oliver, Sioux
City, la.; H. F. Troast, Winona; R. W. Cole,
Sioux City, la.
At the Ryan: John T. McDonald. Chicago;
J. A. Reed, Stillwater; L. C. Stone and wife,
Valley City, Dak . ; Charles H. Eldridge, Du
luth; W. H. Vallan, Decorah, lowa.
Bishop Ireland has gono to Chicago to at
tend the meeting of the Catholic emigration
bureau, which is to elect directors. From
Chicago he will proceed to Baltimore to at
tend a meeting to be held there to consider
the plans for the new Catholic university
building at Washington.
Hon. B. B. Clements, Farlbault: Hon. C. H
Goodnow, Pipestone; O. H. Lucken, treasurer
Polk county; Olof Olaseu, Willmar, auditor
KanOiyohi couuty; S. M. Espey, Windom,
auditor Cottonwood county; N. W. Hawkin
son. treasurer Meeker county, Siientf Lanjr
ham of Preston, Hon. Bind -tt Tliayer of
Sprinu- Valley, aud Hon. N. H. Kingsiey of
ChatOeld were among the visitors at the
capitol yesterday.
Alleged Reasons Why Aid. Long May
Contest the Seventh Ward Al-
dermanic Election!
The Law to Govern the Oase if Students
Voted Laid Down by Con
Statements of Two of the Election
Judges that They Knew of
Ji'o Fraud.
Mr. Long "Will Secure .Legal Advice
Before Asking lor an In
The Election-Day Story.
There is possibility of a contest over the
Seventh ward election. Aid. Long, who
lost the election by forty-two votes, charges
the judges at llaniline and Merriam Park
with conspiring against him, and claims
that the students of St. Thomas college at
JMerriam Park were allowed to vote, when
it was well known that they had no right
to do so. The number of students who
cast their ballots is fixed at thirty,
and half as many voted at Ham
line. These students, it is claimed,
went in a body against Long, who,
had it not been for their votes, claims
that he would have been elected by a small
majority. At the Minnesota Transfer stock
yards, Daniel Sullivan, who it was ex
pected would lend his influence to Long,
turned on him and worked for Kobbius,
taking the stock yard votes with him.
Up to yesterday morning the charges of
fraud in the Seventh ward, and rumors of
the probability that Long would contest
Bobbins' seat in the council, had ' come
from Long men, To corroborate the
rumors, a Globe representative called on
Mr. Long yesterday at his office, and in
terrogated him regarding the illegality of
the election in his ward. He said:
They worked against me at Hauiline, St. An
thony Park and Merriam Park. At St. An
thony Park the Republican notaries refused
to swear in Democratic votes, and a strong
effort was made to keep Long men from cast
ing their ballots. At Hatnline, Hnmline stu
dents were allowed to vote, as were students
of St. Thomas at Mcrriain Park. I under
stand that this is illegal. I was told that a
sick man drove up at Merriam Park after the
polls closed, and one of the judges went to
the wagon, got his vote, unlocked the ballot
box and dropped the ballot in. 1 also heard
that Robbius men were allowed
to enter the room where the judges
were and vote, without being sworn in. I
don't think the election was straight. I don't
think I have been treated right. In the first
place I understood when I was elected last
spring that my term was for two years, but
City Attorney Murray decided against it. I
was pushed into the field without being able
to make preparations for the fight that I
should have made, had. I known that I was
elected for only one year. 1 got a cold deal
all around. My friends now want me to con
test the election. Whether I shall or not I
haven't yet decided. I shall think the matter
over a couple of days and get legal advice
before I make any move."
Thus far it seems anything but certain
that Mr. Long will make the contest, but
the feeling outside among his friends is
strongly In favor of his making the contest
on the ground that the votes cast by the
students at both Hamline and Merriam
Park were illegal.
Gen. John B. Sanborn was interviewed
regarding the law concerning the right of
students to vote.
"The law." he said, "cannot be mis
understood on the point of student voters.
In the constitution of the state there is the
following provision:
No person shall be deemed to have lost a
residence while employed in the service of the
United States, nor while employed upon the
waters of this state, nor while a student at
any seminary of learning.
"This settles the question, for the relation
is a reciprocal one. If a student cannot
lose a residence he cannot gain one, for if
he could he would have two residences at
the same time, which is not possible Under
the law. As to the case at Merriam Park,
it is simply one of fact. If students voted
there who are living there simply as
students, then there was an illegality. An
investigation into the facts in the case
would easily show the exact grounds for a
The reporter visited Merriam Park and
called at St. Thomas college for the purpose
of interviewing Father O'Gonnan, who, it
is charged, instructed the students to vote
for Bobbins. Father O'Gorman could not
be seen yesterday afternoon, and Thomas
Prince and W. E. Chamberlain, who acted
in the capacity of judges, were next seen.
Mr. Chamberlain is a merchant at Merriam
Park, and in connection with his grocery
trade, conducts the affairs of theP ark post
office. He was found at his desk and ex
pressed considerable surprise that the
judges had been charged with fraud. When
interviewed he said:
I'm not afraid of an investigation. I can
swear, as far as 1 inn concerned personally,
that I did not know that a man voted who had
not a right to. The students of St. Thomas
college, to the number of twenty-five or
thirty, voted. H. W. Topping, who was the
first representative in the city council that
this ward ever had, stood in this room with the
judges, and as the students came up chal
lenged their votes, and when asked what he
did it for, replied, with :i smile, that he might'
possibly catch one on the fly. There was only
one of these students on whom Mr. Topping 1
refused to withdraw his challenge, and he was
sworn in. The majority of the students voted
for Robbins. but several of them voted for
Long. In regard to the men voting in the
room where the judues were, the first five
men who came to the polls came into the
judges' room, presented their allidavlts and
voted. Mr. Topping, who was present,
objected to others doing the same and the five
men were sent out of the room and the doc-r
locked. No others were allowed inside. The
sick man who drove up and had his ballot
placed in the box was A. J. Douglas, an old
and respected citizen, who has lived here for
years, lie drove up close to ho , balloting
window and said he wanted to vote, but was
suffering from inflammatory rheumatism and
was unable to get out of his wagon. I asked
the judges if they had any objection to my
taking his vote and placing it iv the box,
and they said they had not. I went to the
wagon, took Mr. Douglas' ballot, and carry
ing it inside in full view of the other judges,
placed it m the box. The charge that the
vote was cast after the box was closed is ab
solutely false. It was just 5:27 o'clock when
Mr. Douglas drove up, and the box
was kept open fully a minute after
I placed the ballot ■in it. I thought
up to the last minute that Mr. Long was
elected, and was surprised when I heard that
he was beaten. I'm a Republican, and voted
for Mr. Long last spring. Personally I've got
nothing against the man, but we wanted a
man in the council who was not a supporter
of saloons and bawdy houses, aud Mr. Long
has supported this element. The disgusting
sight that Merriam Park citizens are com
pelled to witness at times, when the low
women and sports of St. Paul and Minneapo
lis drive out here, are enough to sicken any
decent man. If we had no saloons here there
would be no attraction for these people. As
I said before, I am not afraid of an investiga
tion, as, to my knowledge, no fraud was per
petrated here. If the students of St. Thomas
had no right to vole it is something that I
know nothing about.
Thomas Prince, another judge, said:
lam neither for nor against Long. 1 acted
asjuds.eat this election, and did it impar
tially and without knowledge of committing
fraud. The students of St. Thomas voted, I
and I thought they had a right to, as they
have been at the college, the majority of
them, for a year and more, and were known
to all the judges. Mr. Long's friends sent
out a lot of ward strikers to work for him
here, and they tried to intimidate the men,
but he was informed that it wouldn't work.
One of them, a big, burly fellow, struck at
one of our citizens but luckily didn't hit him.
The same man went to Hamline, and 1 heard,
began the same work there, and was badly
pounded. If they want to investigate the
matter for fraud, let them do it. I'm not
.A. C. "Woodruff, a Democrat, who run
against Long last spring and was defeated,
was seen and. corroborated the statement
of Mr. Prince regarding the attempt at
intimidation. He said he was at the polls
all day and saw nothing to indicate that
there was fraud being practiced. These
gentlemen all made straightforward state
ments and coincided with each other per
fectly. They showed no signs of malice
towards Mr. Long, but, on the contrary,
seemed to be , friendly disposed towards
him, but : objected to the suppoit they,
claimed he had given to the saloons in that
part of the city. Just what the outcome of
the trouble will be is hard to conjecture
just at present.
T!«j WaniMiuimii JPuved.
A petition was presented to the board of
public works yesterday afternoon from prop
erty holders on Summit avenue, from Dayton
avenue to Dale street, asking- that the first
named thoroughfare be paved with asphalt
um. The total frontage represented is about
0.5T9 foot. The petition ia signed by property
owners representing nearly 5,000 feet.
Supreme Court— April Term.
Obadiah Morrill, as administrator of the es
tate of Folsora Morrili, deceased, respondent,
vs. Jojonio Madden, appellant; argued and
J. C. Easton, appellant, vs. Oeorge A.
Hayes, as auditor of Fillmore county, re
spondunt, argued and submitted.
Orostus S. Brown, administrator of the es
tate of David Brown, deceased, appellant, vs.
Julia A. Brown and David A. Brown, re
spondents; argued and submitted.
George B. Warden, respondent, vs. Fred
Hitter, apucllant, argued and submitted.
M. Paul Itcal Estate.
The following real estate transfers were recorded
with the register of deeds yesterday:
M H Albin to JII Dallam, It 2, blk 12, Ra- .
maluy Park.... $150
Same to same, It 15, blk 34, Kamaley Park:. 300
Chus a Palmeter to same, It 7, blk 8, Ha- ; ■*
malcy Park..; ..-..:. .. '. ' 150
James Burden to Cass Gilbert, Its 1, 2, 3, 23, '■
29 and 30. blk 2, Morton's add 1,200
W D Cornish to Wu Hendricks. It 1, blk 11,
Robertson* Van Ktten's add 1,000
Wm Hendricks to WmKngler.lt 1, blk 11,
Robertson & Van Etten's add 1,100
Win Engler to Mary J Heatherington.lt 1,
blk 11, Robertson & Van Etten's add 1,350
Alice Chatfleld to G N Miller, It 12, blk 3,
Dawsou & Smith's add 1,800
It A Smith to F GrueUinan, It 59,b1k 12, subd
of Stinson's div GOO
Win Hendricks to Win Encler, It 1, blk C, . .
Robertson & Van Etten's add 1,100
J F Eisenmenger to John Finn, It 18. blk 2,
J F Eisennunger's add 500
Hiram Walworth to Oscar Atwood et al, %
of Its 5 to 10 inc. blk 22, Summit Park add. 4,800
H P Hackell to Otto Swanson, It 30, blk 3,
Lockwood's add 850
F B Farwett to Horace A Clifford, It 8, blk 3.
Boulevard add 450
A U Blake to Fred Lambrecht, nw cor of It 3,
in sec 2, town 29, r 23 1.3C9
W G Taylor to C E Shannon, Its 3 and i,
blk 5. College Place, Taylor's div 450
Timothy Owen to George S Heron, It 12, blk
1, I.angevin'3 add 800
A G Barteau to H H Hobe, It 20, blk 1, Mil
ton add 450
ECVarneyetal to James It Donohoei It 7,
rearr of Anna R Ramsey's add 450
Philip Potts to John A Farnsworth et al, Its
2 and 2, blk 1, Potts'a add 1,000
Martha B Stephenson to H S Sperry, blk 3,
Fairview add. 5,000
The Maculester Park syndicate to Douglas
Putnam, It 15, rearr of blk 3, Macalester
Park 444
Total, 22 pieoes $24,813
Cunningham & Haas, 2-story brick dwelling,
double, w side Cedar, between Bluff and
Iglehart 10,000
Andrew Mark, 3-story brick double stores
and dwelling, w side Rice, between Uni- -"
versity and Aurora. 8,000
Charles Kline, lj^-story frame dwelling on
Virginia, between Thomas and La Fond... 600
James Corcoran, 1-story frame dwelling, w
side Minnehaha, between Capital and •
Grove 500
Emelia Weber, I^-story frame dwelling,
Con way, between Hoffman and Mai n 1,000
Andrew Erickson. l^-story frame dwelling,
n side Dorr, between Walsh and Weide. 1,000
Andrew Erickson, lj^-story frame dwelling,
w side Weide, bet Dorr and Wells 800
Andrew Erickson, lj^-story frame dwelling,
w side Weide, bet Dorr and Wells 700
Louis Wenks, 5 kitchens, n side Reaney, bet
Phalen and Atlantic 1,000
Mathias Boiler, I^-story frame dwelling and
barn, w side Gaultier, bet Geranium and
1-ydia : 1,000
D D Kuhn, 1-story frame dwelling, n side
Gaultier. bet Hatcn and Merrill 700
Six minor permits 1,400
Total permits, 17 $20,700
Neither New Nor Startling;.
Chicago Tribune.
The New York Graphic tells of an island
near St. Paul called "Paradise island," where
there is not a single saloon and never has
been. The fact is tolerably interesting, but
is not startling-. There are a large number of
islands in the Mississippi upon which no sa
loon has ever been established — and where no
people have ever lived.
* •* * Delicate diseases of either sex
radically cured. Send 10 cents in stamps
for book. Address World's Dispensary-
Medical Association, Buffalo, N. Y.
-«> .
Sherry and Other Wines,
Guaranteed absolutely pure, for SI per
quart at the California Wine House (the
only exclusive dealers in California wines
in the city), corner Seventh and Cedar.
Dress suits to order of best imported ma
terial from §30 to 545 at Wanamaker's tail
oring agency, 14 East Third street.
The California Wine House,
Corner Seventh and Cedar, started in a
small way. By selling nothing but absolutely
pure California wines at prices as low as the
inferior Ohio and New York and Missouri
makes, they have built up such a gigantic
trade that now four stores are required to
transact their largely increasing business.
Business Suits to Order
At 817," 830, $33,50 and $25 at Wana
maker's tailoring agency, 94 East Third
"The Standard"
"Si 9 000 Reward!
If proven impure. Every can warranted un
iform full strength— free from alum. &c.
Endorsed by Dr. E. (t. Love. N. V.; Prof.
Collier, U. S. chemist; Washington; Prof. J.
A. Dodjje, state university, Minn.; Dr. Alex.
J. Stone: Dr. H. A. Boardman; Dr. Dedolph;
Dr. Jones; Prof. Weicbrccht, St. Paul, and
the medical world wherever it is tested.
• ■• ■ ■ C. K. GKOFF, Mfg., St. Paul.
Sold only in. cans by all G rocers.
soy, ss — Probate Court, special term, May 5
188.i. •
In the matter of the estate of John P. Peters,
On reading and filing the petition of Elizabeth
Laubach, of said county, representing, among
other things, that John P. Peters, late of said
county, on the 2ith . day ~of December, A.
I). laSG, at St. Paul. in paid county,
died intestate, and being an inhabitant
of this county at the time of his death, leav
ing goods, chattels and estate within this county,
and that the said petitioner is the daughter of
said deceased, and praying that administration of
said estate be to Jacob A. Laubach granted;
It is ordered that said petition be heard before
the judge of this court on Monday, the :!lst day
of May, A. D. 1880, at 10 o'clock a. m., at the
Probate office in St. Paul, in said county.
Ordered further that notice thereof be given to
the heirs of said deceased, and to all persons in
terested, by publishing a copy of this order for
three successive weeks prior to said day of hear
ing, in the St. Paul Daily Globe, a news
paper printed and published at St. Paul, in said
By the Court,
[L. S.] WM. B. McGRORTY,
. Judge of Probate.
Attest: Frank Robert, Jr., Clerk.
George J. Flint, Attorney for Petitioner.
! '
O s».— s». In Probate Court, special term, .May 5,
18S6. ;,..,
In the matter of the guardianship of Anton
Schmitz. an insane person.
On reading and filing the petition of Jacob I
Orli-f, representing, among other things, that on
the 23d day of July, 1877, Anton Orlef ' was duly
appointed guardian of said insane person, that
said petitioner is a creditor of said estate, that
said guardian has never made a report of his do
ings as such guardian, that said guardian in the
year ISS-.2 loft said county and state and his present
whereabouts is unknown and said guardianship
11 a Iter remains unsettled, and praying that said
guardian be removed and a new guardian be ap
It is ordered that said petition be heard before
the judge of this court on Monday, the 31st
day of May, a. i>. ISSC. at ten o'clock a. in., at
the probate office, in St. Paul, in said county.
Ordered further that notice thereof bo given
to all persons interested by publishing a
copy of this order for three successive weeks,
once in each week, in the St. Paul Daily Globe,
a newspaper printed and published at St. Paul,
in said county.
By the Court,
Judge of Probata.
Attest: FRANK ROBKRT. Jr., Clerk.
M. F. Propping, A torney for Petitioner.
"WouJd'sl-rhou have thai-;
Whi(h. Thou ornament of life"
will convince any reasonable
man that it is greatly to his ad
vantage to purchase his furnishings here. It will be a saving of at least 25 per cent, on
;i num's famishing goods bill. If you are not already a customer of our Furnishing
(ioods Department compare our prices with those you have been in the habit of paying
and we are satisfied that we will have your trade.
BOSTON One-Price Clothing House, Cor. Third & Robert Streets,
__^ JOS. McKEE & CO.
Best Assortment and Best Styles.
Not only for City but for Country Trade. Our Retail prices lower than others, who sell m\
wholesale or Manufacturer's Prices.
208, 210 and 212 East Seventh Street.
To Test tlifi Onalitv of Bnhhprsi~ With your thnmh nail pick the efl?
IV ICOI me yuanijf m AUMCIb ofthesole . If made of pure rubber
it will be elastic and ■will not crumble. 'if shoddy and made out of old goods
ground up, it will pick off and crumble and will not wear half the time that
it would if made of pure rubber. All Rubber Shoes or Boots stamped on the
sole or heel GOODYEAR RUBBER CO., New York, are made ot
pure rubber. For sale by Boot and Shoe Dealers.
&F Beware of Imitations.
JAMES SUYDAM, Agent. 131 East Third Street, St. Paul.
Only store in St. Paul connected with Goodyear Rubber Co.
I-^ m * n s Great Northwest.
fc"k>«**_ ~--^h\ Manufacturers and Dealers in Fine
\ ; Footwear, will for two weeks sell
\feft3S22aaaL "^"^^JS^ their Gentlemen's All- Calfskin
tS&fiv 1 ' m **mm^&&^ Seamless Shoes in Laced, Button or
Elastic Sides, for only $3.50 a pair, and warrant them the best shoe
for the money ever shown. Ask for Schliek's $3.50 Calf Shoes,
Seamless. Sold by all first-class dealers. All orders promptly filled'
The Old Reliable
Office: 154 East Third Street and
National German-American
Bank Building, St. Paul,
Flare reduced coal to the following prices,
delivered in the city at retail:
Best Scranton and Lackawanna
Anthracite Coal,
Egg and Grate Sizes, $7.25 Per Ton.
Stove and Chestnut, $7.50 Per Ton.
The following varieties of Ohio and Penn
sylvania bituminous coal at lower prices than
ever before offered in this city.
Hocking Valley. Ohio Central,
Willow Bank. Mansfield and
Laurel Hill.
Also exclusive agents for the producers of
Celebrated Ocean Mine Yough
iogheny Coal.
Undeniably the best steam coal in the city.
City Office— 363 Jackson Street,
Corner Fifth.
TARDS: Corner Eagle and Franklin street!
We havo'on hand repairs for all stoves
made; also a full line of wood and coal stoves.
Stoves stored. Orders by mail will receive
prompt attention.
American Stove Repair Woris,
184 West Seventh St., Seven corner
Sells more furnishing goods than
any two stores in St. Paul put to
gether, simply from the fact that
all the nobbiest.most fashionable,
stylish and latest novelties in
Men's Furnishings of all kinds
can be bought here for 25 per
cent, less than elsewhere. It's
ridiculous to suppose that you
can't buy as nobby or fashionable
goods here as at an exclusive fur
nishing house. Our Furnishing
Department customers are as fas
tidious and particular as posible;
they will have nothing but the best
and latest, and we cannot afford
to keep anything else. There is
no Stock of Furnishing Goods in
Chicago or New York that con
tains a better assortment than
can be seen here. Every man in
St. Paul can afford to dress well
and dress fashionably, too. if he
but patronizes our Furnishing
Department. A comparison of
our Furnishing Stock and prices
with any similar stock in the city
Drapery JDepartment !
Special Attractions
Premier Plush,
Raw Silks and
Velvets !
For the Largest and Most Complete Assort
meat of all goods go to
Wholesale and Retail Jeweler,
Gold and Silver Watches, Dia
monds, Jewelry, Music Boxes,
Gold Headed Canes, Solid Ster
ling Silver Goods, Etc., for one
half their value.
Send for a copy of our new Illustrated Cata
logue with full description and prices of
goods. Catalogue sent free on application.
Goods sent C. O. D. with privilege of exam
Treats successfully, all Winds of Soro Eyes
particularly granulation of the eyelids.
Seventh & >Vabusim, over l>ru»- store.
iioom It), a>t. Paul."Alinu.
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