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THEY VOTED TOO SOON. A Large If umber of Foreigners Known to Have Voted Illegally at Tower and Eisewjera. Their First Papers not Issued to Them , Until a Wet-k After the j Election. i Mr. Stevens Asserts That He Ceil Re- | duce McGiU's Apparent Plurulity by 000 Votes. The Editor of the Austin Transcript Sued lor Libel by Ex- Candidate Lovely. Special to the Globe. Duluth. Mum.. Nov. 12.— detectives Quinlan and Stevens left to-day for Minne apolis. At Tower, it is said they found _.".7 foreigners who recently took out first papers and voted, under the impression that four months in the state gave them the election franchise, although they had not been readmits of the country one year. In Lake county many of the same class were found. The detectives found that the clerk of the Minnesota Mining company was ap pointed deputy clerk of the court without the judge's approval, with authority to naturalize voters only. As the law- does not authorize the naturaliza tion of voters, there is. of course, some doubt as to his authority to natural ize foreigners. Being short of blanks they signed a simple affidavit, and no first papers were issued until a week after elec tion. Other glaring irregularities, not given for publication, are also reported. The Carlton county vote was canvassed yesterday. Ames had 600, McGill 502; Frank 4 majority. Jaegar 1, Poehler 4. Lnndbere .i. Clapp and Ives a tie. O'Leary 3 majority. Whiteman 320 majority. Ken dall 295. Knox 542 and Chandler 255 votes. For county seat. Northern Pacific junction got 904 voles. 31 U. sri.VEN-. AT Hone. He is *-ali»fi d there ere Frauds at Tower and (treiiunff. E. A. Stevens returned to Minneapolis last evening from his trip to the iron re gions of St. Louis county where, he went to investigate election frauds reported to have been committed there. He was not dis posed to give away any of the election in formation lie had obtained, but was willing to talk an hour of the vast iron industries of the Lake Vermilion region. Finally he said: **I don't know anything of any other sec - tion of the state, ha. n : been away, and 1 don't know anything of at! Louis county out side of this particular vicinity. But if the committee, as it claims, can knock off two thirds oi the McGill majority. I will take the conn a -t to have the other third wiped out. Of this 1 am positive." "You have discovered evidences of fraud, then?" "I will undertake to reduce the present ap parent Met' ill plurality by i-'OJ votes. That is ail 1 « are to say now. Draw your own con clusions." Lovely Brings a Libel Suit. Spec al to the Glebe. Albert Lea. Minn., Nov. 12. Mr. Davidson, of the Austin Transcript, was arrested and brought before Justice Black mer. of the township of Albert Lea. to-day upon the complaint of John A. Lovely, the defeated candidate for congress, upon a charge ot libeL the Transcript having ac cused Mr. Lovely with being drunk the day r^jter 'election. Mr. Davidson waived an V .animation and his attorney suggested to the . court that it was immaterial to Mr. Davidson whether bonds were fixed at $1 or $1,000,000; that he was ready to furnish any amount. In order to satisfy Mr. Lovely the justice allowed a dozen or more of his friends testify that he (Lovely) was perfectly sober after his defeat. The jus tice fixed the bond at SI. OOO. Bail was promptly given and Mr. Davidson is a free man. THE. O-NI.V ATC I H vTE LIST. Comparison of ilic Ulohe and Pion eer - re-is -.egisluiive tables. There has been so much confusioj and disagreement by the papers of the state in making up the list of legislators-elect that the public is likely to be misled. The Globe has given the only correct and ac curate list vet printed— in its issue of Nov. 10 and will stake its reputation for relia bility on the fact that it will tally exactly with the official roll call on the day of the convening of the legislature, with one trifling exception, which does not alter the political complexion. This in the Forty firat district, where Wilson, Rep., was elected instead of Peterson, Rep. This was due to the fact that the telegram stated that one Republican candidate was defeated, and it was impossible to tell whether it was Peterson or Wilson. With this substitution the list is as accurate as if it was official, and can be depended upon. The Pioneer Press has printed three lists since election, none of which have beeu correct. When the list was printed the second time it was claimed to be complete, and it was stated that the Kepublican majority on joint bal lot was 24. The Globe table, on the same day, showed the Kepublican majority on joint ballot to be US, aud this is just what ii is to-day. Yesterday the Pioneer Press printed another list, which contained more errors than before. Its footings were: Re publican:, (senate and house) 101; Demo crats. 4T: Alliance. 2 From this it figures out a majority of 48 for the Republicans on joint ballot. By what process does it leach this conclusion? The figures would show 53. In getting the total membership of 150, however, there are several glaring er ors. Fanners' alliance and Independent candidates are classified as Republicans in a number of instances. These members may have Republican predelictions in some eases, but there is no authority for classify ing them with the Republicans. They weie elected iv opposition to regular Republican nominees. They should rightfully be classi fied as opposition until a ballot on a party issue determines their political standing. The errors in the Pioneer Press table are as follows: A. A. Williams, in the Fifth district, is classified as a Repub lican. He ran as a Farmers' alliance can didate, supported by the Democrats, and defeated J. P. ButKe. the regular Repub lican nominee. J. F. Shoemaker, in the Seventh, ran as an independent aud de feated the Republican candidate. P. Dawes, lgnatious Donnelly is placed in the Republican column. He ran as a peo ple's and tanners candidate. J. A. Arne son. of Minneapolis, was on both the Democratic and Republican tickets, but he is a Democrat in politics. He was the rep resentative of the labor element. Otto Walimirk. in the Thirty-eighth, was an in dependent or people's cand.date. He de feated John Shalleen. the present Repub lican senator from that district. M. A. Wallan, in the Forty-first district, ran on the Farmers' alliance ticket with George W. Thacker. Wailan defeated Peterson, Republican, and Thacker defeated Thor- Bon. Republican. Why should any of these members be placed in the Republican 0011111111? The Globe's figures, printed on the 10th, are absolutely correct. They show: Senate— Republicans. 29; Demo crats, 15; Independent and Farmers' al liance, S. House— Republicans. 65: Dem ocrats. 34; Independent ami Fanners" al liance. 4. On joint ballot: Republicans, 94; Democrats and opposition, 56; Repub- i lican majority. 38. The Globe wouid not j waste so much space upon this only that it Is an important matter, and the people ought to know where to get reliable news. _ oiitica. Nut* « r -eked. Judge Wilson was confident that his majority in Winona county would not be Iks than 1,500 — and he had it down about > rietit. He didn't place any faith in Tawney's boast that he would deliver 2,500 Knights of La or votes to Lovely. Judge Mac Donald bad the name of every ; voter in his district, and he cmue near calling the turn on every one of them. Of course (.apt. Heed is lull, sorry that he didn't capture that nomination at North- Cold: Still you probably . oildnt convince him that he would have been defeated, just like Herbert was. Ara Barton probably bad an intuition of ' what was coming in the T.iird district, an 1 j that why he so hungered for the persiuira >us | at Ciias!_:i. ll would be a graceful and appropriate ac tion, if Congressman-elect Mac Donald would put up, free of charge, one of vis patent tiro escapes no Bailor Herbert's printing ollice at lied Wing. Is it probable that Donnelly will endeavor to beau off Merriam and Lee and capture the speakership? If Tom Lowry issues street car passes to the members of the legislature this winter, it will be safe to wager that he is trying to set a mine under the feet of the senatorial can didates. The Second district was a field of fruitful possibilities, and yet nobody gave it a j thought. Here it was that the battle was lost. Dick Bell probably wonders why he didn't know when to quit. Aid. Kain, it is alleged, will resign as a I member of the council after Jan. l or as soon as h« a«-uines the olbce of couu*y audi tor. P. H. Kelly, Jr., Peter Bott and J. J. Lemon are mentioned as candidates to suc ceed bim. The latter, it is suggested, is lia ble to get squeezed between the other two. The list of legislators published In the Globe a few days ago was absolutely correct, except in one particular— the Forty-first dis trict. The name of Ole Peterson, Hep., was | printed as the representative elect when it should have been H. H. WiUon. Rep. With | this change the list may be saved for reference j with the assurance of its being reliable aud correct. Tho fate of the constitutional amendment , is still in doubt, but it is believed tbat it was carried. The Republican organ is generous to the | Democrats one day. and the next da.- is i the reverse. It claimed a majority of only 21 j for the Republicans on joint b .Hot on Turs- | day and .esterday it raised to 48. The ; fact is th« Republican majorit. is 38. The. people look to the Globe for correct and re liable news. Newspaper enterprise flourishes like a Green Bay tree in Isanti count . A local paper, J issued three or four days after the election, | did not contain a solitary figure showing the vote. It did not even print the vote of the village in which it is published. From the frigid manner in which Capt. Castle jumped on to Loren Fletcher the idea suggests itself that the winter carnival man agers might save money by utilizing the cap tain as the ice ca-i.le and not go to the ex pense of putting one up. The Pioneer Priss is a live newspaper, after it reprints the news from the Globe. It is welcomed to the facts appropriated al most bodily yesterday about Gilman's candi dacy for the senate; the plans to defeat Davis; the defeat of Snider paralyzing bis speakership scheme; and the speakership | candidacy of William E. Lee and W. R. Met rum. This is a pretty good chestnut record for one day. Alexandria is the home of Knute Nelson. McGill received 161 votes there, and Lieut. Gov. Hie.- Rice received 1,040 majixi.y in Don-las county and McGill _%• Mr. Nelson did not fall in the lake simply because bethought be needed a bath. Quay for senator. Philadelphia. Pa.. Nov. 12. At a conference of the Republican members elect of Philadelphia to-night, State Treas urer Quay was indorsed for United States senator to succeed John I. Mitchell, whose term expires next March. Henry K. Boyar was also iudorsed lor speaker in the next legislature. The I. f_Jiocr.it Wins. Charleston*, S.C., Nov. 12.— The official count in the Seventh congressional district ; gives the election to William Elliott, the Democrat, over Sniails, Republican. TIR'IOIf. I - HPAIIT. A Rising Feared in Favor of tbe Overthrow of the .'lonarciir. Madrid. Nov. 12. — The Republican coalition deputies held a meeting to-day in the congressional committee room. They resolved to authorize their leaders — Saluieron, Pi Y. Margail and Aycarame — to declare in the coining session of the cortes that the members of the coalition unanimously consider it necessary and leg.timate to use force in order to ensure the triumph of their ideas, so long as the government refuses to re-establish univer sal suffrage and pass laws protecting them in the exercise of their individual rights against- the arbitrary acts of the authorities. They also resolved to invite Zorilla to re turn to Spam if the reforms men tioned are not granted. The Cas te) lar party took no part in the meeting, and their organs blame those who were present for the attitude adopted. The government is taking extra precautions in fear of an uprising. The police are watching all the ports, owing to rumors that Spanish revolu tionists abroad are preparing to re turn to Spain and that Zorilla is promoting a rising. The depots for anus and the barracks and telegraph offices are strongly guarded. Colonels commanding troops in Valencia and Barcelona are sus pected of disloyalty and are being closely watched. The home secretary, the civil governor and Gen. Pavie remained in con sultation the whole of Thursday in conse quence of the rumors. _— Public Priuter Benedict. Special to the Globe. Washington, Nov. 12. — would not be surprising if Public Printer Benedict should be rejected by the senate. The im mense reductions wh eh he has made in the force of that office have been followed by a wail of genuine distress from hundreds of the employes who are now facing the win ter witli no visible means of support. The senate committee on printing refused to allow a sufficient appropriation to run the office. Mr. Rounds exhausted nearly all of that which was appropriated. Mr. Benedict was obliged to make wholesale discharges. The senate will try to cast the onus of all upon him. They will not un likely reject him. Senator Manderson, of Nebraska, is the chairman of the senate committee on printing. He recently went to Mr. Benedict to secure the reinstate ment of a discharged employe. Mr. Bcine d.ci positively refused to make the appoint ment for the good and sufficient reason that the funds were too low. Manderson is said to have become very angry and de manded. Benedict is said to have replied: "You can demand nothing here." To this it is alleged that Manderson replied: "When your successor is continued 1 shall make demands, and it will uot be long, either, until 1 see that time." Thus do the spoils hunters persecute the men who are entrusted with the patronage of the government. Moreover, it is said that the Grand Army of the Republic will demand the re-instate ment of all ex-Union soldiers, or light the confirmation. A t.ood Uidd-ince. New York. Nov. 12.— Violet Cam eron-Lord Lonsdale opera troupe company has decided to abandon their proposed tour of the principal cities of the country. The j engagemeut of the company at the Casino : closes next Monday night, lt will then appear in Brooklyn for a few weeks, after which the entire company will sail for ; Liverpool. The unpleasant notoriety gained | by the star and her lordly manager caused j a number of the out-of-town managers to < cancel the date of the company at their i houses. This, taken with the fact that ' their engagement at the Casino has been a ' financial and artistic failure, decided the . noble lord to take his troupe home. StcaiUKiiip liriv.. >. New York— City of Berlin from Liver pool, and Wie-iland from Antwerp. Queenstown The Adriatic from Philadel phia, and the Missouri from New York. ST. PAUU SATURDAY MORNING. NOVEMBER 13, ?886 SMASHING THE CAUCUS An Evident Intention on the Part of Ee publican Legislators to Tolerate no Caucus Dictation, All of Which, It is Claimed, Will Operate to the Serious Detriment of Gov. Davis. The Tariff Question Likely to Cut An Important Figure In the Sen atorial Struggle. Gen. Gordon E. Cole Would Not De cline An Election As a Revenue Uelorin Republican. It is wonderful what a transformation ! can be brought about in the brief space of two or three months in the glorious climate of Minnesota. The case of the Hon. C. K. Davis furnishes a striking illustration of the fact. When the summer waned and the leaves were just beginning to turn it seemed certain that there would be the smoothest kind of sailing for Davis, and well-informed politicians were of opinion that he couid not be defeated for the senate by any combinations that could be made or any events that might transpire. Along in the early fall it was claimed by Davis friends that enough of the legislators nomi nated were pledged *o bitn to insure his election, no matter how all the other districts might go, and the impression got abroad until it was a generally accepted . belief. The Davis boom was all the go. and there was no use for any one else to enter the lists. Since then there has been a marked change, and Mr. Davis has been steadily losing ground until now his defeat is claimed to be as absolute a certainty as anything can be in this world that has not actually transpired. In the first place it has de veloped—so it is asserted— that Davis has not got a majority of the Republican legis lators elect, and it is doubtful it he can get any Democratic support on account of his tariff v ews. It is alleged by those who are actively opposing Mr. Davis that be has RESORTED TO THE SAME METHODS of securing these pledges or instructions as did benator Windom— and the latter, it will be remembered, was literally wiped off the face of the earth. Windom also claimed to have enough votes to elect him before the legislature convened; but he didn't capture the prize all tbe same. He sent his agents about over the state to attend all the county I conventions where nominations for the leg islature were made, and these men generally j managed to have a resolution introduced and passed instructing for Windom. There was no one present in the interest of any other candidates, and of course tbe work was easy. It is alleged that Davis confidential clerk. Severance, went about over the state for six weeks before the elec tions, attending the county conventions and working iv these instructions for Davis, upon which his boom was con structed. Such instructions are not gen erally considered very binding, it is as serted, and Davis is not likely to have any better luck with them than did Windom. A great many Davis Republicans were de feated in the* election by Democrats, and since a good many of these ' •pledged" Re publicans—who have been elected— were nominated, Davis has made his bad break on the tariff. This has alienated scores and scores of his friends and supporters, and there is known to be quite a number of members, nominated as Davis men, who consider themselves absolved fro.n further alleg ance to him on. this very account. It is already evident that there will he a strong contingent of low tariff Republicans in the legislature who will op pose his election on principle. Add to this element the persistent opposition of the Pillsburys, McGill and Gilman. and the quiet resistance of McMillan, and the difficulties that lie in the path of the ambi tious ex-governor are plainly apparent. It is becoming clear that the friends of Davis, who believe they have a majority of the Republican members, will ATTEMPT TO FORCE A CAUCUS. Already there is abundant evidence that a caucus will not be tolerated this time. There is a disposition to allow every mem ber to vote as lie pleases and be bound by no caucus dictation. This will hurt Mr. Davis seriously, but lie cannot object very strenuously, as he has a record himself for bolting caucuses. Without a caucus, it is asserted, he cannot be nominated, and he cannot be elected, it is claimed, through any Democratic support. One significant fact showing the break that has been made from Davis is the position of the Pioneer Press. At one time that paper was an ar dent admirer and warm supporter of Davis. Recently it has said nothing in his favor, but on one occasion gave him a scoring for his tariff views. It in believed that it will soon come out in support of Cole. This will make it a tree- for all, the entries so far being Davis, Gilman, Pillsbury and McMil lan, with several dark horses in the back ground. The Pillsbury and McGill in fluence will, of course, be exerted against Oilman, and vice versa. McMillan's friends indulge in hopes of a deadlock to insure his election. But all of them seem to be against Davis. McMillan is so quiet a factor that his strength cannot be esti mated. Gilman will have a strong support in the Fifth district, and Pillsbury will get the votes that the Pillsburys are always able to influence or control. Davis will have a goodly following of enthusiastic young men, who make a lot of noise but know nothing of politics. It is easy to pre dict their fate. Without the mandate of a caucus to hold the Republicans together; with the low-tariff Republicans irrevocably arrayed against him: with no hope of Democratic aid. it is claimed that Davis stands a poor chance to win. Davis and j McMillan both favor a high protective i tariff, and it looks now as if this issue will be a very important factor in the fight. And it is certain that if this issue is rased Davis will suffer more than any other candidate. REVENUE REFORM REPI*RLTCAN. In this situation of affairs there seems to be a fair opening fur a Republican of char acter and ability who is in favor of tariff reform and opposed to protection. There is said to be a goodly number of the Repub lican legislators elect who would vote tor such a man. aud it is claimed that the Dem ocratic strength might be thrown to- him under certain contingencies. If such a comb nation is formed it is a problem who I will be the man to unite upon. There has j been some talk about Gordon E. Cole, of Faribault, as the proper man. He is a low tariff man and does not enjoy the reputa tion of being a bitter partisan, although a pronounced Republican. The matter being broached to him yesterday by a Globe re porter, Gen. Cole said: I certainly am not a candidate for senator. I have beard «o_-ieibiDg of a movement of this character, but it has not beeu put under way by me. I have received several letters from different parts of the state in regard to the matter, and the editor of the Democratic ■ paper at Faribault has bad something to say j a. out it. I determined to take no part in the ; recent political i-an.pai.9ii, and declined to j make any speeches. But, on the night pre ceding the election, the Foung He us Repub lican club at Faribault insisted that 1 sheuld make a speech for them, and at last I con touted. Id that speech I took strong grounds in favor of revenue reform, and it seems to bave created a good deal of comment in toy part of the state. Some one suggested, after I made tbe speech, tbat this was good enough doc-tiiue for the masses of the people of Min nesota — Democrats as well as Republicans — and from this the movement in my favor seems to have taken root. lam a member of TUB FREE TRAGI LEAGUE, and I believe the peeple of Minnesota strongly Indorse hut <_ootrin«. B. B. Her bert is also a member of the league, but he had to swallow tue Republican state plat ***-m as best he could, and it defeated him- The election of three Dsmocratic conprcss. men in Minnesota pi-ores the rapid and per- I manent trrowth of revenue reform ideas in ! Minnesota. I _____ positive Gov. avis does not represent the sentiment of tbe people in ; advocating a protective policy. And lam \ also sure that a inajorit* of the leg- B'aiors | elect are not in favor of Mr. Davis for sena j tor That irentl#man eunnot seriously object, ; either, if the caucus rule Is not enforced. He : tins never been bound by a caucus hereto fore, hut has reserved the privilege to bolt— ! and exercised it. W'hil* I again assort that I ! am not a candidate for the office of senator — I and would not go about over the state as Gil | man is doing:, soliciting support— l, of course, | would not decline to accept If it I was tendered me uuder ibe-e cir- I curt-stances. That Is, on the is. ue of opposition to protection, It l..'ii!._. understood tbat lam a revenue reform Republican. I have never been much of a partisan. But I j could not go so far as to say now thai 1 would ; consent to ellow my name to be used as strictly a non-partisan- The matter Is just in this shape at present. 1 an makinr no effort for the po sition. If the advocates and friends of rev ' enue reform pive me tbeir support and elect | me— why. I should not decline. The tariff i question, I believe, is to be the issue before j the next legislature, as it is now among the j people of Minnesota. Meanwhile it would be well for the Dem ocrats to lie low and make no pledges. The , party has not met' with very satisfactory j success heretofore in "dickers" of this kind, and it is best to examine the .-round care fully before matting a move. The Dem ocrats will cut a very inmortant figure in the next seuatorial election. THE GUIOAbO STUIKE. A Small Riot— Rumors That All .Difference* Will Bo Settled Be for.* v'aii'l'V. Chicago. Nov. 12. A small riot, promptly nipped in tbe bud, was all that occurred at the stock yards to-day to re lieve the monotony of the situation. A hundred or so of strikers attempted to tear in pieces the outfit of a recently-engaged employe of Armour & Co., who was mov ing to a new place of residence. Some sheriff's deputies interfered betore much damage was dime, but the mob remained in the vicinity for some time, and at last accounts, the unfortunate employe was still under the protection of a strong guard. There is a large increase in the number of men at work, and it would seem that in a few days the houses would have full gangs at work. One packer, on looking over a crowd of a thousaud or more, remarked that the mater. was none of the best and would need considerable weeding out before It would be very serviceable. There is a crowd of colored people among the imported men. The committee, con sisting of Messrs. Bany, Carleton. Mar shall and Schilling, was in session all the morning at the Transit bouse. Numerous visitors were ushered upstairs to the room in which the committee sat, but no amount of inquiry could elicit any information. A new feature of the strike is the boycotting of Armour's meats by District Assemblies 57 and 24. Knights of Labor. A local boy cott has been placed on Underwood & Co. To-ni_.ht many people are of the opinion that the stock yards strike will be settled before Monday. The supposition is that Ar mour knows more about the probabilities aud possibility of a settlement thau any one. He to-day decided not to take any more men until Monday, and it is this fact that gives color to tbe belief that the matter will be settled before that day. Many rumors as to a set.lement were in circulation, but none that could be confirmed. One report was that the employers of tho two smaller establisnments had aeroed to withdraw from the Packers' association, and, by tak ing the pick of the most skillful employes of Armour, Fowler and other leading packers, attempt to gain prestige on that score as well as by starting up as Knights of Labor houses. The strikers' leaders re ceived and sent many telegrams during the day and evening, but absolutely declined to say. a word as to ..iieth • ■ or not the condi tion of affairs had been altered. In the afternoon Mr. Carleton, accompanied by- Mr. Barry and the strikers' executive com mittee, left their headquarters, ostensibly to caii at the down town otlice.. of the pack ers. The wickers denied that any such call was ii ade. Late to-night Messrs. Barry and Carle ton said that they "had been working on a certain line, the import of which they were not at liberty to explain. Mr. Carle ton admitted that he had an engagement to meet a member of the Packers' association to-morrow, but said he had an idea that the nieetiug would be fruitless and that the packer merely wished to show that the employers' original plans hid not beeu chanzed. Messrs. Barry and Carleton denied that they had been in conference with any of the packers, and intimated that their secret departure from the stock yards was merely a ruse to rid themselves of the swarm of reporters. The opinion is gen eral anions the well posted strikers that important Instructions have been received from Mr. Powderly, and that the leaders are engaged in shaping their policy to ac cord with the ideas of the general master workman. Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. 13.— The agents of Armour's branch establishment iv this city, and the tirm of Washington, Butcher & Co. have within a day or two sent to Chicago over 200 skilled hog butch ers to take the p aces of the strikers at Ar mour's packing house in that city. The men were guaranteed one year's steady work at from $3 to S4 a day, and were promised protection from violence. There were a number of applicants today, but none were engaged, as it was stated .hat Armour had telegraphed that he now had all the men he needed. THE PAKII' FE-iCE. Van Wyck and Riddleber&rer Itt-iy Soo i Climb Over It and Enter tlie Democratic P.. hill re. Special to the Globe. Washington, Nov. 12.— While several editorial writers of the Democratic house hold are endeavoring to disintegrate the party by virulent attacks upon Mr. Randall, there may be some comfort in tlie knowl edge of the fact that, negatively, the Re publican party has a few editors equally as near-sighted and optically afflicted. The Philadelphia Press, followed by a number of papers in the Bast, are trying to read Senators Riddleberger and Van Wyck out of the Republican party. If successful in their efforts, the senate will be a tie. after the 4th of next March. Those independ ent senators will hold the balance of power in the senate after that time. And. while it might take a cyclone, with dynamite ac- ! companiments, to force Mr. Randall out of j the Democratic party, it would take but a • gentle zephyr to blow Van Wyck and Rid- j dleberger over onto the Democratic side of the fence, which they are now straddling. Mr. Van Wyck is an old man. 68 years of age. He is opinion ated and stubborn as any man can possibly be at that age. His will is adamantine. He is biased towards tbe Democratic party, and would soon proclaim himself boldly for Democratic principles, if pushed too hard. Riddleberger is au erratic Virginian. Like all men who love wine and wassail, he Chas a temper which is as dangerously explosive as giant powder. He is not prudent, polit- . ically; and would as lief ruin all of his am bitions and prospects, in a lit of aiigei. as not Mr. Randall is a wise man, and a prudent statesman. He will dug to the Democratic party, as long as it is possible to hold on. But those Republican senators are already on the fence. Let the good work of the Republican recalcitrauts go on. But, let the Democratic writers who have access to the columns of reputable journals, be very wary of how they attempt the disintegra tion of Democracy by villifying Mr. Ran dall; no matter how strong their prejudices, nor how bitter their feelings. __]jM ' Fatally Scalded. Cleveland. 0., Nov. William Kennedy, aged 5, fell '» to a tub of boiling lime-water at the Newark paper mill to da.v *»* was fatally scalded. THE LORDS OF LABOR. Yesterday's Doinsrs at the Session of the National Farmers' Alliance at Chicago. A Decision Arrived at to Hold the Convention of Next Year at Minneapolis. The Butter, Cheese and Egg Men Will Also Meet in the * Flour City- Topics Discussed by the National i Grange fitting at Phila delphia. Chicago, Nov. 12.— The National Farmers' alliance resumed its deliberations this afternoon with President Streeter in the chair. The committee on resolutions made a report outlining a policy, which was discussed by the chair and several of the delegates. Theu followed a talk on railroad traflic, Mr. Gorge P. Harding re ferring to the manner in which the farmers are imposed upon by the railroad compa nies. A delegate from Wisconsin told how his state was u.es*.ed by the farmers, and several others spoke iv tbe same strain, In the afternoon a platform was adopted which favors a union of the farmers with the labor organizations to ameliorate all evds oppressing both classes in common, asks that the police of all large . cities be placed under direct state control,* favors a gradual income tax, and demands the rail roads be subjected to the closest possible supervision by the government. Upon the tariff and prohibition issues the platform is non-committal. The election of oificers re sulted as follows: President, A. J. streeter; vice-president, J. J. Burrows; secretary, Milton George; treasurer, Mr. Arnold. The next convention of tbe alliance Will be held in Minneapolis. THI. COW A*o HE -V. yesterday's Trim -taction*, of tho Na tion-*. i_.u_.er, ____fg and Cheese A» -ociailou. Chicago, Nov. 12.— 1n the National Butter, Egg and Cheese association's con vention this morning, Mr. James Anderson, of New York, chairman of the committee on preserving, pocking and transporting eggs, presented the report of that commit tee. The report expressed the opinion that packing eggs in cases was preferable to snipping them in barrels, although in New York the demand was almost exclusively for barrels, because the empty barrels could be sold again, in regird to the preserva tion of eggs the report expressed the opin ion that no absolutely satisfactory process wouid ever be discovered until they first learned how to prolong human life in definitely. Mr. Boles, of Boston, said the dealers of his city preferred cases very much to barrels. When examination of the matter was made they would hud that cases were not so much more expensive than barrels. The chairman said the difficulty with cases in New York was that they could not get their cases back in any kind of condition, aud the express charges was just the same on a case as 00 a barrel. Mr. Douglas moved that the convention re iterate its sense that all manufacturers and dealers in pure dairy products be requested to Withdraw all support and aid to the various organizations and associations throughout the country that have persist ently favored the illegal traflic in oleomar garine, and who have heretofore aided the manufacturers and dealers in spurious butter by exhibiting and dealing in such ways to assist in its fraudulent sale. The resolution was adopted. The following ollicers were elected for the ensuing year: President. 11. B. Curler. De Kail), 111.; sec retary and treasurer. A. M. Littler, of low*; vice presidents, W. 11. Duckworth, of New York; Charles Utley, of Boston; 11. C. Garrett, of Philadelphia; James llewes, of Baltimore; G. M. Oyster, of Washington; W. L. Distin.of Illinois; lion. W. H. Hatch, of Missouri, and W. D. Hoard, of Wisconsin. An invitation for the association to hold its next annual con vention in Minneapolis was received with favor. Other cities also extended invita tions. The National (Grange. Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. 12. — At the third day's session of the National Grange Patrons of Husbandry, Coles, of New Jersey, offered a resolution, which was referred to a committee. callim; upon congress to enact laws for the welfare of the husbandmen of the country. At the afternoon and evening sessions the sixth degree was conferred upon husbandmen from all parts of the country. Altogether the degree will be conferred on nearly 2,000 members. The Prison t'on&ress. Atlanta. Ga., Nov. 12.— the na tional prison congress to-day Hon. A. L. Weider, of Rhode Island, described the prison methods of that state. Capt. Daniel Russell, state agent for reformed convicts of Massachussetts, showed that in Mas sachusetts the discharged prisoner had a friend in the state who finds employment for him. Mr. Lyttle. the corresponding secretary of the Philadelphia prison so ciety, described the way the inspection of prisons is carried on in that state. Chaplain Milligan. of the Western penitentiary of Allegheny, Pa., urged the establishment of an association to provide employment for discharged prisoners. At the afternoon session the Sherborn, Mass., prison for women was described by A. J. Spalding, of Boston. Mrs. J. K. Barney, of Rhode Island, read a paper on police and prison matrons. Mrs. Harper, of At lanta, spoke of the work which was done by the Woman's Christian Temperance union of, Georgia, in convict camps. A re ception was given from 5 to 7 by Gov. Gordon. At the evening session the re ports of officers were read. Adjourned to meet at Toronto next year. He Gave lii His Pension. Adrian, Mich., Nov. 12. Special Pen sion Agent Berry was sent to this place to secure evidence of the mental condition of Hascall M. Cole, of the Daily Times. Mr. Cole is by no means wealthy, but he volun tarily relinquished a pension of $18 a month, which had been grained for disease contracted during the war. The pen sion department proposed, in case Mr. Cole proved to be insane, to secure the appointment of a competent guardian through whom the pension could be paid. To save the de partment trouble Mr. Cole sent the depart ment all his papers when he believed him self cured of his disease. A letter from Washington asking if he was alive or dead, received the laconic reply, **aiive." Mr. Cole is a believer in the faith cure, and thinks the disease would certainly return if he should allow the pension to resume, for he says: "The Lord would not allow me to enjoy good health and a pension for be ing sick at the same time." Can't rut Up Poles. Cleveland. 0., Nov. 12.— The circui ceurt at Warren. 0., to-day decided in favor of the plaintiff a suit brought by a fanner to restrain the erection of poles in front of his property by an overland tele phone company. The court held that the erection of the poles was an additional bur den to the land not contemplated in the original grant of the highway to the public and that the line cannot be erected without ; approbation from adjoining owners. The case will be carried to the supreme court. A New Line to liuluth. Detroit, . Nov. 12.— The Baltimore & Ohio railroad has been for some time seek- i ing a means of ■■ reaching **" -*"*hwestern ; part of the country, and until recently has \ sought this by way of Chicago. Farwell _ | Adams, of Detroit suggested to the com ' pany the feasibility of a line of steamers from some Ohio port to Duluth. The prop osition met with favor and to-day Third Vice President Smith arrived in this city, and it was definitely settled that such a line would be put into operation | as soon as possible. * The details of the i new route have not yet been fully settled, I but it will be from Fairport, 0., to Duluth, j and the finest vessels will be built. This I does away with a route to the Northwest via Chicago. THE STATE OF TKADE. A Continued Lack of General Activ ity in th** Distribution of Staples. New Yore, Nov. 12. Special telegrams to Bradstreets show a continued lack of general activity in the distribution of staples with the exceptions in favor of iron, ; steel and lumber. Dry goods continue to i bear the blunt of the falling off in demand, i while textiles generally and produce are I quiet. At a few points the retail trade has I been stimulated by colder weather, but i wholesale merchants now explain that : country traders havefnot disposed sulticently j of thier recent heavy purchases to warrant • a revival in buying. The industrial troubles j have not seriously affected general trade j yet, although 40,000 employes have been j rendered idle. The labor troubles and j a check to the foreign demand for American I securities, created a dulines in the stock : market with some tendency to lower prices. I Speculative activity was for a time trans | ferred to neglected specialties and foreign ; stocks. The market became somewhat I lower toward the close of the week. The | transactions of the New York stock ex • change for the week amounted to 1.952.532 | shares against 1,598,001 shares last week. Bonds were generally firm and advancing. The transactions of the week were $12, --147,300, against $9,816,100 last week. Money is easier, the arrival of more gold from Europe, together with the activity of the treasury in anticipating December and January interest payments, tending to im prove the situation. The stoppage of offer ings of bills aganst securities gives foreign exchange a firmer tone. Money is return ing from the West more generally than a ' week ago. although at Kausas City and Milwaukee the county demand is heavy. The total bank clearings at thirty cities are $1,037,643,521 against $1,066,387,611 last week. American makers of pig and fin | ished irons are confident of the future. A < moderate advance in prices of raw iron is looked for in a tew weeks, say 31 per ton. The rail mills have contracted about 700, --000 tons for 1887 delivery, nearly one-half their capacity. Petroleum certificates have finally broken out of the rut in which they have lain at about 65 f*-nts per barrel, and on Thursday advanced to 73>£ cents, clos ing at 71% cents. Wheat continues heavy and prices low. In Minnesota and Dakota 55 per cent, of the total crop is out of farm ers' hands. The business failures occur ring throughout the country during the last seven days number for the United States 188 and Canada 33. or a total of 331, as compared with a total of 186 last week and 215 the week previous to the last. The notable increase in the number of casualties arises in New York city, Canada and the Southern states. ■__ FOUGHT TO A lilt AU. Two Feather*.-- eights Fight a. Lone and I- qually Matched Contest. New York, Nov. 12.— 8i1l Davis, 115 pounds, and Jack Kenney, 120 pounds, fought with two-ounce gloves to a finish, Marquis ofQueensbury niles, near Rockaway this morning. For seven rounds both fought for an opening. In the eighth Davis caught Kenney in the left eye. The next nine rounds were evenly fought, Davis getting all the advantages in the lighting, and Kenney showing best in straight hitting. Rounds 18, 19 and 20. Davis tried to rush Kenney. resulting in a series of clinches and falls. Rounds 21. 22, 23 and 24 Davis was weak but Kenney failed to take advan tage. In rounds 25, 26, 27 and 28, there was exceedingly hot work, Kenney being knocked down, and. in turn, send ing Davis through the ropes by a clean left bander. Both began to show punishment Davis' head was swol len to enormous proportions, his lips being cut and the side of bis face much bruised, while Keuney's eye was nearly closed and his face badly battered. In round twenty nine, Davis got in a terrific right hander, completely closing up Kenney's left eye. In round thirty both came up very groggy but desperate fighting was done all over the ring. At the end of the round the men could hardly walk to their corners. In round thirty-one. they almost tottered to the center and at the call of "time," they hammered each other, abandoning all at tempt at science. At the end of the round both fell down from sheer weakness, and although both toed the mark for another round, the raferee decided the fight a draw. LACONICS BY i.i-'H I'-UING. Paragraphic Chronicle* of Interest ing News Events Received by Tele graph l,» .i IN! ght. It is proposed to hold a gigantic review at Spithead ie honor of tbe queen's jubilee. Infanta Ei.l tie. ulster of the late Kin? Al pbouso, who wad married early in the year to Prince Antonio, son of the Due de Montpen sier, baa been delivered of a son. The Vatican denies the statement that the pope bas sent a note to England asking for the establishment of diplomatic relations be tween that country and tbe boty see. The Marquis of Klpori, in a speech at Paisley, Em-land, approved the speeches of Mode, and Sir William Vernon Harcourt at the recent Leeds conference. The London Socialist.*) announce that a monster demonstration will be beld In Trafal gar square on the iilst inst. They also an nounce tbat a Socialist deputation will cad upon Lord Salisbury. Tbs government revenues so far this month aggregate $1_..355.573. Tbe expenditure', dur ing the same period, including 530, pension nayment.. wt-ra $7,050,053, being $5,309,357 less than tbe receipts. Phelps, United States minister to England, delivered a lecture before the institute of philosophy at Ed;ag_)ur_rh. in the course of which he said the law reflects on public opin ion and should thus be maintained or it would perish in a free country. An authentic denial is made of the report tbat v fight for the championship of England took place yesterday at Harlin.ton, Mid dlesex. Tbe contest was postponed on ac count of interference of tbe police. The rumor tbat one of the alleged combatants, Jem Smith, had been killed, arose from a local row. It Is bow stated that Russia favors the Montenegrin Prince Blazo Petrovitch for the Bulgarian throne. A member of the Bul garian ministry has written to a friend say ing that the regency is enchained, and mu..t soon surrender to Gen. Kaulbars, and that the latter will have a fine opportunity for plots when the people become disheartened at Russia's refusal to accept Prince Walde man. '■> _____ Sued for Libel. Detroit, Mich., Nov. 12. — Yesterday the Detroit Evening News published a sen sational story to the effect that the Detroit Free Press was financially embarassed, and that dissentients on the editorial floor inter-, fered with the paper's success. As . stated in these dispatches last night, the Free Press denounced the entire statement as false and malicious, and this morning brought suit against the News for libel, claiming $50,000 damages. m — To-Day'* Weather. Washington, Nov. 13, 1 a. m.— Ne braska: Generally fair weather, slightly warmer and southerly winds. For Wisconsin and Western Michigan: Generally : fair weather, slightly warmer and va riable winds shifting to southerly. For Minnesota: Gen erally fair weather, stationary temperature In the sou thetn portion, cooler In the north ern portion and southerly winds. For Iowa: Fair weather, slightly warmer and southerly winds. ' For -Eastern Dakota: , Fair weather, , no decided change in temperature and south erly win<* •TBfBHfBfBLMII Ull Ifif' ""''"" I NO. 3 7 LUCKY LEAP FOE LIFE. The Crew of a Lumber Schooner, Which "Was Driving: Befo.j the Storm for Shore, Make a Flying- Jurat* for the Chicago Breakwater and Escape With out Harm. Dwight T_. Moody's Big Church In the Garden City Destroyed by Fire. JBurnlna: of a Steamer Near San dusky, O.— Cold Weather in Ohio. Chicago. Nov. 12. — A heavy gale naa been blowing on Lake Michigan all night, and continued this morning, forcing a large number of vessels to seek refuge. A. small lumber schooner laden with slabs was driven on the beach early this morning, I and is now a complete wreck. The beach is strewn with her deck load and spars. Among the wreckage is a trunk and some men's clothes. The wrecked boat turns out to be a little lumber craft called the ".Nellie Wanderlache," of Marinette. Wis. Her crew consisted of the captain and one seaman, both of whom saved themselves by jumping on the breakwater as their boat was driven ashore. MOODY'S CHURCH Ui'RXGD. A Noted Keli_ri«u*_ Edifice at Chicago Dc*-royed by Fire. Chicago. Nov. 13.— At 3:30 this morn ing (ire was discovered in the basement of the Chicago Avenue church, better known as "Moody's" church, at the corner of Chi cago and La Salle avenues. An alarm was given, but before the engines could respond the flames had burst through the first floor into the lecture room. Here their fury was checked for awhile, as was supposed, but, concealed by the dense smoke, the (ire had I crept up to the second floor and soon eaten . its way into the auditorium on the second floor. Fed here by the multitude of cushions and other inflammable matter, the flames spread with surprising rapidity and redoubled fierceness, and a second alarm was hastily turned in. The burning cushions and otlier material gave forth almost im penetrable volumes of dense black smoke, which for a time repulsed all efforts of the firemen to enter the church. Stained giasi i windows, which had begun to crack from the heat, we;. DASHED IX WITH AXES, and in a few minutes half a dozen streams were playing on the tire, which clung with obstinate persistence to the furniture and otlier light combustibles in the room. After nearly three-quarters of an hour of hard work the flames were got under control, and the fire confined to the church building. j The smoke was still too dense to permit an ! investigation of the extent of the dama ges, but it is believed that the interior is en tirely gutted. The stained glass windows were almost entirely destroyed. The walls, it is thought, are almost all" of the structure that can be preserved so as to be lit for future use. The pastor. Rev. Mr. Goss, estimated the loss at $50,000. and said that the church and furniture were covered by insurance to that amount. Incendiarism is believed by some to be the cause of the fire. It is said that at 1:30 o'clock this morning a policeman saw some one in the interior of the building. D. B. Turner, the janitor, said that all the members of his family had retired at that hour. Rev. Mr. Goss could not conceive of a motive any one might have, but admitted that he could not under stand the origin of the flames in the part of the building where they were discovered, unless THE FIRE WAS SET. He said there might have been, an*over heated pipe from one of the seven furnaces which are located in the building. The church society was organized by Rev. Dwight L. Moody, the evangelist, in 1869, and occupied a small "building on Chicago avenue, near Franklin street, until the great tire in 1871. Immediately after that time Mr. Moody built the present church structure, soliciting and receiving contribu tions from all parts of the globe until $100, --000 was raised. Mr. Moody continued as the pastor until he began his genera evan gelistic work. The present pastor of the church is Rev. C. F. Goss. It has grown from a small beginning to be one of the largest churches, in point of membership, in the city. The Sunday school rolls in clude the names of over one thousand six hundred children. A. H. Revell, J. H. Hitchcock, A. H. Lowden, R. F. Atchison and .John Morrison are at present deacons. The auditorium of the church is the largest in Chicago, though perhaps the plainest in design. Since the building was first erected alterations and improvements have been made to the extent of $35,000. The walls of the church are uninjured, and the total loss will not exceed $15,000. A Tramp Cremated. Reading, Pa., Nov. 13.— -Charles E. Lyman, a tramp, sneaked into Daniel l_.j-.ils' copper shop last night and went to sleep. While smoking this morning he set the place on fire. The building was en tirely consumed, and Lyman and a horse were burned to death. Lyson Phillip was badly burned while trying to secure Lyman. The loss is about $1,000. Wintry iff her. Louisville, Ky., Nov. 12. — After rain ing all the morning it turned cold at noon and began snowing, continuing several hours. The snow melted as it fell. Tha weather is still cloudy and is turning colder. Cincinnati, 0., Nov. 12.— Rain, ac companied by high winds all night, was followed to-day by colder weather with sleet and snow. The telegraph wires in every direction are in bad condition in consequence. Many are worthless alto gether. Reports from all directions show the storm to be widespread. Columbus. 0., Nov. 12. — A severe snow storm, accompanied by a gale of wind, set in at 1 o'clock this afternoon. The ground is covered with snow to the depth of two inches. : The wires are piled with snow, which sticks to them and seriously inter feres with their working. A Steamer Burned. Sandusky, 0., Nov. 12.— The steamer Northerner, of the Ward line, ran aground at Kelly's island to-day, and, being loaded with lime, took fire and was to- tally con sumed. She was of 1,264 tons burden and owned by John M. Nicol, of Detroit. Detroit, Nov. 12. — The steamer North erner,* burned near Sandusky, 0., to-day, was valued at $50,000. and was insured against both marine and fire losses for $40,000. " Fire at Bar City. Bay City, Mich., Nov. 12.— The Cen tral flouring mills and elevator were burned this morning. Loss, $36,000; insurance. $22,000. ___■ ■ Prince Charlie Dead. Cincinnati, Nov. 12.— The noted Im ported stallion, Prince Charlie, the prop erty of Mr. Dan Largert. died at the El niendorf farm, Fayette county, Ky., last night, of colic. He was worth $30,000. San Franc: _. co Fall Meeting*. San Francisco, Nov. 12.— fall meeting of the Pacific Coast Blood Horse association will begin to-morrow. The weather promises to be fine. The track is in splendid condition. All the leading Cal ifornia stables will be represented includ ing Baldwin's, Ashe's and Uaggin's. ■ — A Cresson, Pa., dispatch reports Mr. An drew Carnegie steadily Improving. He baa not yet beat* *•*-"" •* his mother's death.