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want of a job, A Bookkeeper, Servants or Clerks, NO paper will suit like the GLOBE, people say; THEY know a good tain] when 1 it works. SEE? They know a good thing when it works. VOL. X WARTOTHEKNIFE riiat Is the Sentiment Pre- < vailing" at the Watertown j Convention. Both the Church and Day Factions Will Fight to the Bitter End. Everything Depending Upon the Selection of a Tempo rary Chairman. Day Men Pin Their Faith to Eangs, of the Territorial Committee. Harmony or Compromise Out of the Question in the Bitter Struggle. Each Side Claims a Majority, With the Numbers Now Favoring Church. A. Double Delegation to St. Louis the Most Probable Outcome. ♦Visconsin Democrats Hold an Enthusiastic and Lively Convention. ■per-ia! To ihe Globe. Watertown. Dak.. May I.— Any one saving doubt as to what mostly eonsti ;utes a monkey and a parrot could ob ain a practical illustration of it if he vere at Watertown just now. Even the .raditional monkey and parrot would ne dismayed at the prospect of the lively ; scrimmage which takes place here be rween the forces of Gov. Church and National Committeeman Day. The fol- ! owers of each are present in force, and :he convention which meets to morrow to elect legates to the national convention at St. Louis will probably find its full strength of 412 members Dresent. There o using tne tact mar it is war to i knife between the two factions, and j *of the bitterest kind, since neither Ibe content with anything less than complete annihilation of the other. * i leaders of both sides are deter led and will neither offer or receive [promises. Gov. Church is not j c, but Abe Boynton is in j imand of his forces, assisted by ' orney General Templeton, Treasurer pier, Auditor Ward and Secretary nn. Their headquarters at the npeska house are constantly mged. Just around the corner, at Grand Central hotel, M. H. Day ESTABLISHED HIS CAMP. Ec is monarch of all he surveys, so as generalship is concerned, and ugh he consults freely with his ad ents, he lias no staff and admirably •ps his own counsel. He has matured lan. however, of which later on to iture the convention, and it was men led in caucus to-night. Claims as to relative strength of the two tions are of course conflicting. The urch people claim that Day has no more than 150 properly accredited dele gates, while the Day following, on the other hand, assert that they have fully two-thirds of the convention. "You pays your money and you takes your choice." The fact is that all of the delegates will not arrive until to-morrow, and until they do an exact estimate of the strength can not be made. Many of them hold proxies ana may therefore knock all pre conceived estimates in the head. Each side, of course, claims everything, but judging from the numbers around the respective headquarters of the delegates already here, the bitterest feeling is dis played upon both sides, and all hope of harmony has now gone to the winds. Everybody is preparing for A REGULAR DAKOTA FIGHT, regardless of consequences, and the ar dor with which they have gone into it may be inferred from the fact that some delegates have come 1,200 miles at their own expense, to attend the convention. Magnificent, these Dakota distances. The" most important man in the fight is Judge Bangs, chairman of the territorial central committee. Upon him depends everything, and in him the Day forces put their hopes of victory. There is no longer any question that Bangs is a Day man. The Church people found that out con clusively this morning. Treasurer Lawler proposed to him that if he would **"" consent to effect the temporary organi sation upon a basis of the active regular lelegates. if he would promise to decide limseif as to what would be fair and square, they would be content to leave the matter entirely in his hands. This he conclusively declined 10 do. He does not "■are to take the responsibility upon himself. This is precisely in accord with the plans of the Day following. Their scheme, it is alleged, is a.- follows : Sangs will call the convention to order. hen the name of the man whom the erritorial committee of seventy-eight, ■omposed mostly of Church men. have lecided upon as a candidate for tempo rary chairman will lie presented by him o the convention. This man will prob ibly be E. C. Kennedy, of Parker sounty, Immediately the Daymen will PROPOSE A substitute. vhohas not yet been decided upon. Judge Banes' will proceed to call the ■oil. He will speedily come to a county rom which a contest is said to exist. rhis he will set aside and so on, every lontesting delegation being set aside. Sow the Church men claim" that there ire but three counties in which contest* lave legitimately occurred. But in even one ot the others they say in. which there is not a straight Day 'delegation to appear, a contest will' be sprung. Judge Bangs, glad to escape the respon sibility, will declare that these delega tions, too, must stand aside until the committee on credentials can pass upon them. None but Day delegates would j then be left. The candidate for j temporary chairman would be elected, and he would appoint the committee on credentials, which would admit a clear majority of Day supporters. This the Church men declare universally to ; be the Day plan. The fact that Bangs , occupied a position, as Lawler says, like the Caesar, where he can do as he pleases, and the further fact that he ! pleases (the Day men claim to do as j they please, of course: gives the anti- i Church faction a tremendous advantage at the outset, and they are LEAVING NOTHING UNDONE to take advantage of it. All afternoon the Church men were in consultation as to the best way to check this scheme and at the late caiicus.the sentiment crystalli- I zed into three distinct conclusions, one of which will be put into effect to-mor row as circumstances seem to best dictate. The one most favored in the caucus. is to meet every paper contest with a similar paper contest until no regular delegatus remain to vote upon the tem porary chairman. Then the choice of this important office will be thrown back upon the territorial committee, which. being composed chiefly of Church men, will choose a man not to the Day liking. who will choose a committee on credentials which will be sure to give the Church men the showing they claim to be entitled to. Another plan is to bring about a deadlock in a similar way by divesting Bangs of power, which is to be broken only by the selection of the delegates being left to the committee. In either of these two events it is argued if the Day fac tion do not. like the proceedings, they will bolt the convention and disagree ing with the regular order of things will be upon them. The third plan is to submit to THE ARBITRARY RULING OUT of regular delegations by the chairman apparently, but then if the committee on credentials does not do the fair thing to send up a mighty voice of indignant protest and seat a chairman by sheer numerical strength. This plan is only advocated by the more radical, but it finds plenty of supporters from deter mined men. who say that an attempt is being made to cheat them out of their rights, and that they will not submit to it. It is this element which lends a lurid tint to the horizon, and the determined action appears to be contagious. It is not impossible that an active physical conflict will occur, for the storm" will begin the moment the name of the temporary chairman is pre sented to the convention, and as each faction declares it will never leave the hall, is unlikely that two separate conventions will" be held. It is quite possible, however, that two sets of delegates may be chosen in the same convention hail at the same time. Since Day declares that he is absolutely sure of controlling the temporary organiza \ tion, he will, nevertheless, if necessary, ; send a contesting delegation to St.Louis. Naturally there are two sides to every ! question. In an interview with the : Globe representative Day said that he ; was waging a fight, not on personal j grounds, but against the principle of ; carpetbagism and a corrupt gubernato ■ rial administration repeating. • THE VARIOUS CHARGES which have been made bj him before against the governor. Personally he said he wanted nothing whatever. There was no office whatever with | which he could be tempted. Was it 1 not strange, he asked, that while he could offer the Democrats of the terri tory nothing whatever beyond 'the vin dication of the principle of non-foreign interference in Dakota affairs, yet a majority of, the voters rallied to his support. Was it not strange unless the sentiment against carpet-bagism and Church's adminis tration was wide-spread among inde pendent Dakotans that such a number should gather together to resent the dictation of an imported governor in a matter purely Dakotian, of a man who had turned the old wheel horses out to grass while the spotted- tailed circas horses got all the oats by appointing SAINT PAUL, MESS. WEDNESDAY MORNING, MAY 2, 1888.— TEN PAGES. Republicans and imported men to office. The Church delegations, he claimed, i did not represent the people at all, but were officeholders, the creatures of officeholders and men who expected to become officeholders. In no sense was the anti-Church movement to be construed as a stab at Cleveland. Cleveland had done well by Dakota in some instances, as he had told him, but in this matter of a governor he had failed. He was heartily in favor of Cleveland, and when the St. Louis con vention renominated him he would take off his coat and spend his money to elect him. TUF.r.E WAS NO QUARREL with Cleveland: it was with Church personally for interfering in violation of the president's direct order with what did not concern him, and with the prin ciple of carpetbagism which brought to ■ Dakota the methods which prevailed under the carpetbaggers in the South. lie intended carrying his charges against church, with proof, to the president, and if he disavowed them, would lay them before the senate. As for himself, he had intended goingont of politics. would do so after this one matter was settled and would have done so before had not the cry been raised that he was downed. Now, " so far as he was concerned, it was war to the knife. All of which goes to show that Mr. ! Day doesn't cherish very lover-like feelings for Gov. Church. Day claims that there will be a large independent faction in the convention which will be anti-Church, if not for Day. and would be also a victory for the following he represented, in rebuttal the Church men claim that the Day fol lowing is composed exclusively of disap pointed office-seekers aud their friends, and are merely for selfish reasons aiding Day to gratify personal spite. Curt Winston, of Sioux Falls, and Col. Steel, of Deadwood, are also suggested j by the Church people for temporary chairman. Consideration of names for delegates to St. Louis is postponed until the question of supremacy is de cided, but it is the opinion of both sides that the outcome will be the PENDING OF TWO DELEGATIONS to *-*. Louis, and the fight grows more bitter every hour, and the one prevail ing sentiment on both sides is to win at any cost. The territorial committee will meet at 10 o'clock to-morrow morn ing and the convention will be called to order at 2 o'clock. About 300 delegates have already arrived and the others will be here on early morn ing trains. Scheming and wire pulling of the most vigorous kind is go ing on at both headquarters to-night Church people claim that the independ ents are really in favor of Church, but i that they express no preference now, as they wish, until the decisive moment | conies, to hold aloof from either side. ! Late information is to die effect that the territorial committee will succeed in finding a way to clip the wings of Judge Bangs so that he will not have the power in the com mittee the Day people expect from him. Bangs, by the way, was disappointed, it appears, for the Devil's Lake land of fice. A cold rain is falling, but Water town is not a prohibition town, and the delegates manage to keep comfortable. Among the names spoken of for dele gates by the Church faction, are Col. Steele." of Deadwood, Mat Ryan,, of Fargo, and McGuire, of Pembina. SOME FIGURES. The committee of five*%ppointed by the Church men to find out every dele gate's preferences has made a private report. From a member of it the infor mation is secured that they stand as fol lows: Church 177, Day 64. Leaving 171 to hear from, of whom the Church men claim they have three to Day's one. Members of the so-called independents have, the Church men say. declared for them. Sixty-six counties" have thus tar reported. If this proportion is main tained, the Church faction will have an easy working majority. It is developed at the Church caucus to-night, that this afternoon Judge Bangs, on behalf of the anti-Church faction, made a proposition that they appoint one member of the delegation. This the Church men claim would result in Day's retaining his place on the committee, something they will not have. The offer was accord ingly rejected. The Church men prefer to tight the issue out as it stands, and it now looks as though they had good ground for their confidence in winning. The Day men deny any offer to com promise and say they, too, are eager for the fray and" confident as to its outcome". Denny Hannifin expresses the situation as follows: -'The Day men are drawing to a bob-tail and ain't going to fill." It is asserted in certain Day quarters that Gov. Church is in the city superintending the battle from the se cluded quarters of a friend's house, supposably Col. Sheafe. This is denied by the Church leaders, and investigation fails to reveal him, but the claimant of the theory in support of it urge that the leaders are evidently in speedy communication with him, and as yet they have not been de tected going to the telegraph office. Day's people have decided to try to make Judge Bangs temporary chairman. Late arrivals have largely added to the .Church strength and the followers of the governor are becoming very confi dent. D A KO TA REPUBLICANS. The ' Conventions to Select Dele gates to Chicago and Nominate a Congressional Candidate. Special 10 the Globe. Canton; Dak., May I.— The territo rial Republican canvention for the elec tion of two delegates to the Chicago convention will be held at Jamestown, May 10, but the campaign is absolutely devoid of interest. There are no candi dates yet in the field, and the James town gathering will be purely a proxy gathering. The following county con ventions have thus far been called": Turner county, at Parker, May 8. Hughes county, at Pierre, May 16. Lincoln county, at Canton. May 5. Minnehaha county, at Sioux" Falls. May 8. Hyde county, at Highmore, May 5. McCook county, at Salem, May 12. Beadle county, at Huron, May 5. Miner county, at Forrestburg, May S. Day county, "at Webster, May 12. Moody county, at Flaudrau. May 12. Hand county, at Miller. May 5. " Aurora county, at Plankinton, May 5. Taunton county, at Taunton, May S. Delegates to the Jamestown conven tion have been elected, as follows: Richland— R. 11. Ilankinson. P. J. Mc- Cumber, W. S. Lander. R. N. Ink. John Nelson. F. L. Dwyer, Fred Falley, E. A. Monger, A. Statten, Frank Gray. DELEGATE. The congressional convention will be held at Watertown. Aug. 22. But one county convention has been called thus early in the season, that of Turner county, to be held May 8. It is now pretty generally conceded that Judge Gilford will receive a renomination — practically without opposition. SCHOOL HOUSE CAMPAIGN*. Scbcffer's Friends Meet and Or *.;',-: ganize for the Campaign. Special to the Globe. - Herman, Minn., May I.— mass meeting of the friends of Albert Scheffer, from all parts of the state, met here to-day. Four congressional districts and thirty-four senatorial districts were represented. The object of the meeting Continued ou Fourth l**a*j*i*. SMASHED SLATE. The Bosses Get a Stinging Rebuke From the Delegates In the County Convention of Hennepin Republicans Yesterday. The Old Ring Split Wide Open, and Eustis Is Crushed. Blame Gets Everything and Washburn Comes to the Front. Guesses as to the Result by the Victors Them- j selves. HE Republican I brethren of Hen nepin county, j [when they as semble in con- I vention, cannot ! dwell together in unity. There is too much con flicting oil and water in their composition to mix re a a in. They tried it yesterday morning, but it was a signal failure. Freeman P. Lane and Col. Bob Stratton did not certainly furnish the water, but Col. | Willyuih Hennery Eustis did furnish the oil in unlimited quantity, but a com j bination was not readily effected* Lane, who learned a lesson four years ; ago that of turning defeat into victory. : and plucking triumph like a brand from [ the burning— prevented the Eustis coup [ d' etat of having the chair name the ap ; pointing committee. Col. Stratton doing ; yeoman work in this particular. The '. grand result is somewhat mixed, with both sides claiming a victory. Eustis ! was elected a delegate to the district convention, which he hopes will send | him to St. Louis to sing a siren song for Blame. Carmen Smith was also elected j to the same convention, but the anti j Eustis crowd claims neither man can get I there. R. B. Langdon indulged in a j good cigar when the affray was over, and seemed as happy as a lord, while Lane openly proclaimed the demoralized rout of the Eustis cohorts. Coroner Smith denied that he had turned tail and warmly asserted that he had first pro posed Ed Johnson for chairman and that Eustis joined him rather than he joined Eustis. As to the delegates to the state con vention, it is expected that W. D. Wash burn will get the support for delegate at large, though the presence of John S. Pillsbury and his friends on the dele gation would not pre-suppose such a re sult. It seems also true that Blame swept everything, but there are several pronounced anti-Blame men on the del egation. It was pronounced singular by several that no resolutions were adopted, but ; the fact is that the convention found its bands full with the personal warfare and did not have time to dwell on plati tudes. A EUSTIS VICTORY In Electing Ed Johnson Chair man Over Ed Davenport. - The convention assembled at Ilarmo nia hall at 10 a. m. The delgates came all at once, and left very little time for preliminary buttonholing. Car men Smith, chairman of the city com mittee, was early on hand, and used his best endeavors to have Ed Johnson, the portly alderman from the Second ward, chosen chairman. W. H. Eustis was on precisely the same tack, and smiled grimly at the proceeding of the handsome Carmen, which was driv ing fish into his net. Judge Abell led a delegation from the hub of hell, into which Druggist Hicks forced his way by virtue of a secret caucus which regular voters had not dis- covered. Fred Lane and Col. Fred Hooker headed the anti-Eus tis or pro-Laugdon forces, and made up in persuasive elo quence what they lacked in votes. Bob Straiten, Ed Sumner and other war horses were in the thick of the fray and partici pated in nearly every skirmish. Handsome Ed Davenport nearly ruined a souvenir cane in hammering a table to induce the delegates to assume their places and come to something like order. The delegates ranged them selves into groups, with the ordinary, every-day delegates naturally getting into the center and the wheel horses on the outposts, like sentinels, on the alert and watchfully, . though peacefully, vigilant. Mr. Davenport read the call and before the last echoes had come back from the scenery, the battle began. The ponderous form of Col. Fred Hooker obscured the rear delegates as he rose and nominated E. J. Davenport as temporary chairman. Carmen N. Smith paled with eagerness and he nominated E. M. Johnson, and gave as the only qualification, that "he is solid for Blame." This, the first mention of the great Florentine, was received with wild applause. Wi 1 1 yu m Hennery Eustis ' sec onded the nomination of Johnson, and said he "and all of us know his heart is true to Blame, and it is in the right place." Things began to get very numerous for Mr. Davenport and he made a request which brought E. A. Sumner and his resonant bass to the platform, and retired Mr. Davenport and his sweet tenor to the front seats. Elz. Hay then secured the floor and mildly proceeded to upset the idea of a fight. "There is no contest here between Blame and anti-Blame," he said. "I second the nomination of E. J. Davenport be cause he is for Blame.'" There was a faint ripple of applause again and Eustis, Lane, Ace Abell and several other statesmen rose to the occasion at once. Each of these had a method of election to propose and each was sure he was right and he alone. Finally A. 11. Hall and Frank M. Nye were chosen tellers and it was decided to call the towns and precincts and have an open vote. The East side went solid for Johnson, oi course, though the First ; ward was almost entirely unrepre- I seated. The West side precincts showed a more even division and seemed nearly equally arrayed. Free Lane was solid for Davenport, with his pre cinct, and W.H. Eustis equally soild for Johnson, with his memorable delegation. Down toward the South side, Daven port led decidedly, but Johnson swept the Eighth ward like a cyclone. John son carried off the big num bered wards, while what little of the county was represented went for Davenport The result was made apparent before the announce ment was made, as follows: Johnson 121, Davenport 96. The rotund alder- ! man of the Second ward, his face smil ing and simpering j with ill-concealed de light, was brought to I the platform by- Congo H. Pettit and . Emerson Cole, and checked his grins .long enough fib make speech. He thanked -the delegates for the - honor, and in mak ing frequent allu- j sions to spirits, al- i ways good spirits, i satisfied the crowd it ] was not a temper ance convention. He also facetiously alluded to a belief in his mind that the men this convention would choose, would choose the men who would choose tin- next president of the United States. which bold theory e voiced no applause. A. M. Scott was made temporary secre tary, and the following committee on credentials as appointed: H. E. Blisdell. F. B. Snyder, R. L. Pratt. A. 11. Hall. 11. W. Brazie, John Peterson. J. B. Osien, G. W. Coolev, Herman \ ogt, W. R. Metcalf, F. M. Nye. 11. B. Cra mer. A. 11. Bicknell, E. Cooley and G. Bur well. The committee retired, and the con vention took a recess for twenty minutes. Upon reassembling the committee on credentials submitted a list of delegates.sev eral delegates were absent and their places filled by the del egations. Several gentlemen had come in from the unrepresented country towns and E. J. Davenport wanted them put on the list. This struck A. P. Abell. who thought this was suspicious. His judicial mind weighed the cases and concluded this was an invention of the enemy and he wanted the convention to pass on such. A. 11. Hall — If these men have come in. why don't they ask for themselves? How do you know they are not here in the interest of some certain candidates before this convention? Fred Hooker— l fling back the asper sion in the teeth or the alligator. W. are here m the mteresl of no candidatee Ihese men want to come in, and I say let them. It is right, and it is Repub lican. E. J. Davenport— ln spite of what has been said, my first choice for president is James G. Blame. These men I have proposed are loyal Republicans, and that is enough. A Richtieid Man— l don't ask to get in this convention. I don't want in. but I -don't want to be hustled out in this style. If the convention chooses to do it- it suits me. ' ; A. H. Hail poured oil on the troubled waters and his motion was adopted by the convention, accrediting representa tion to those who were present from any unrepresented town. The temporary organization was made permanent and the convention was ready for business. NOT SO EUSTIS-LIKE. The Convention Decides to Name Its Own Delegates, if You Please. John Day Smith moved to authorize the chair to appoint a committee of one from each ward and town to appoint the delegation and alternates to the state and district conventions on the basis of one delegate to each six dele gates to this convention or major frac tion thereof. j A. 11. Hall— Provided that each ward has not less than one delegate to the convention. .Robert stratum (solemnly)— move that this representation be accepted, but that each ward select its own delegates. I oppose any one man naming these delegates. It is usurping our powers and prerogatives. [ Applause.] Judge Abell rose impressively and raised his hand, and then said: "I heartily second the motion of Coi. Strat ton.': The convention breathed hard. Judge Smith attempted to defend his motion, but was met by cries of "'No!" ■No!*-" Freeman P. Lane said he had had the honor of knocking out this one man scheme two years ago. and he was still opposed to a one-man power. John Swift, in a characteristic speech, voiced the same idea, amid applause and laughter. W. H. Eustis took the floor and blandly endeavored to have the Smith pian go through, so that Ed Johnson might name the committee and virtually control the dele gation to be appointed. He said the chair was fair-minded and would be square.and this was a time honored custom with Re- publican conventions. It would save time and save trouble. This brought Strat ton back, and he grew red-faced and eloquent in denouncing a scheme that smacked of bossism and one-man power, and a put-up job in the interest of any j man or candidate. He had his full say \ and then moved the pre vious question, which carried. The result of this was to instruct the chair to appoint a com mittee to make out the appointment, leaving to each ward to choose its own delegates. The Eus tis delegation looked very blank at the result, and could not muster up a smile even when the chair named a very decidedly pro- Eustis committee. ••I told you so!" ejaculated Free Lane, as he vigorously chewed up a cigar end. .-Keep your pants on and we've got em '" was the advice Col. Hooker gave to a weak brother. The chair named the following com mittee, which begins at the First ward and- runs through to the town : F. B. Stoneman, D. M. Clough. George L. Baker. W. 11. Eustis. Robert Stratum. John Swift. D. W. Ellis, J. D. Smith. E. F. Comstock. Carmen X. Smitn, Lars Swenson. Ira B. Newell, A. F. Nicholls and George Wilson. RINGS WITHIN KINGS. ■ What the Combinations Were and .How They "Were Smashed— Tiie iiltesults. 07' When the convention was called to j order yesterday the following combina ! tions were known to have been made: j The friends of 11. B. Langdon were §to I try and send delegates to the state con i vention who would vote for Thomas ! Lowry for one of the delegates at large to go to the convention at Chicago, and Lowry's friends were to send Langdon delegates to the district conven tion. The friends of W. H. Eustis and Carmen N. Smith, who were both candidates for the position of dele gate to the Chicago convention from this congressional district had made the following agreement. They were to pool their issues, and send delegates favorable to the election of Eustis to the district convention, who were then to elect Eustis as delegate and Carmen N. Smith as alternate. Capt. Sam P. Snider, who is an aspirant for congres sional honors, was present and aided this movement * by advising his friends to vote with the "Eustis men, it being generally understood that he was to be repaid by the Eustis and Smith men. when the convention meets to nominate a congressman from tills district. When the convention was called to order the Eustis combination had the inside track and elected their chairman without any trouble and would have carried through their plan, had they used any discretion, but feeling over confident they tried to carry through the old ring plan of having the chairman appoint a committee of fourteen Eustis men to choose the thirty seven delegates to the state convention, and also the thirty-seven delegates to the district convention. The convention did not take kindly to this plan or making a "boss" of the chairman, and allowing him to choose the seventy-four delegates, while they, the convention, consisting of 232 dele gates, would sit idly in their seats like a lot of dummies and await his report. The Langdon and Lowry men, who bad by bitter experience in the convention two years ago learned the same lesson when they had by the same tactics tried to elect a solid McGill delegation, lost no time in taking advantage of this bad break, made by the opposition. A mo tion was immediately make to have the committee of fourteen apportion the seventy-four delegates among the differ ent wards, and allow the wards to elect the delegates. This motion was adopted amidst great enthusiasm, in spite of the opposition of the Elustis combination. In consequence, delegations are elected to both the con ventions who will probably smash all the slates which have been made. It is the general opinion that the delegate elected at large by the state convention will be Gen. William D. Wash burn, while the delegate elected by the district convention will be either F. F. Davis, Tim Byrnes, Ed J. Davenport or Judson N. Cross. The members of the convention are pleased that the members of the old ring, who have been ruling Hennepin county with an iron hand for years, have at last acknowledged the justice of al lowing the people to elect their own del egates, and have, by their action in yes terday's convention, given "boss rule" in Hennepin county a death blow. THE TWO DELEGATIONS. Men to Represent Hennepin in the Pair of Conventions. The convention broke up into ward caucuses** and proceeded to choose dele gates. In many cases there was a hard struggle, and nearly two hours passed before the end was reached. Finally the Fourth ward, which was the stormi est, concluded its labors, and the fol lowing were announced and approved, and the convention adjourned: WARDS. --TATE. DISTRICT, i First 11. E. Blaisdell, F. B. Stoneman, ■ippnnri I J- S- Pillsbory. F. V. Barrows, „econu .. ( B. M. Johnson, Geo. A. Nonrse, ( R. L. Print, C. P. Preston, Third... - M. O'Beilly, .la-. S. Keene, I W. F. Nye. E. ML Geesaman. fE. J. Davenport. W. 11. Eustis, !F. B. Wright, J. 11. Thompson. X, 1t1 .,h ! S. E. Olson. Emerson Cole, * to ' l - ln .* < Jas McMullen, X. 11. Giertson, F. C. Satterly, J. F. conkling, 10.I O. M. Larawav, A. 11. Hall, ( 11. W. Brazie." C. 11. Perot, Robt. Stratton, R. B. Russell, -p-.r.-i. ! w - IST. Bracken. J. W. Griffin, I **- ""'|E.G. Hay, Wm. Batters, ; John O ' Bunnell. S. C. (inter. t, E. A. Sumner, J. C. Worrell, c ; _ jP. B. Carroll. John Peterson, '•'*••**•■■ ( .John ß. Swift, 11. E. Lata, seventh 'O. P. Flatten, D. W. Ellis, -evenm.. , Stiles Gray. w C. Smith, ( G. W. Cooley, W. E. Tice, Eighth . . - E. S. Slater, Frank Grvda. ' J. D. Smith. C. P. Lillowav, r h JJ. L. Ding-nan, E. F. Comstock, m ** iS. S. Whittier. Herman Vogt, Tenth.... W. R. Metcalf, C. X. Smith. , F. 31. Xye. A. P. Abell. Eleventh- R. B. Thompson.X. P.Peterson. ( Lars Swenson, R. E. Whitmore, Twelfth.. H.B.Cramer, Ira A. Xewel. Thirteen A. F. Xicholls, Geo. H. Warren. J. J. Baston. I), a. Lydiard, Frmr'pcr, 1 --'has. Hayden, E. Cooley, tour.cc.. QeQ . W ilsou. L. P. Sampson, LC. 11. Burwell. H. J, Colter. NOTE AND COMMENT. Fact and Sentiment in Connection With the Convention. The convention, Republican of course, utterly ignored the law which requires the presiding officer of such a conven tion to be sworn. The law is very ex plicit in such cases. Judge Abell ejaculated when asked about this: "Condemn the law! What right has it to interfere with purely part}* matters?" E. A. Sumner, who was called to the chair, was not a delegate nor even an alternate, which fact was discovered by the committee on credentials. George Cooley rushed out and advised Sumner to get a proxy, but the knight of the sunset locks was utterly unable to find one. until at last a colored delegate in the Sixth came to the rescue and let him in. Oh Where was Freeman then? One flutter of his old fur vest Were worth a thousand men. Ed Johnson had not done smiling when he retired last night, and will probably be more snarling than ever at next council meeting. It was noticed that nearly every Re publican was present and every man of them voted for Johnson. Birds of a feather. Carmen Smith switched to the right side before a blow was struck. W. K. Hicks was there, but was on j the outside, His little caucus scheme was a glittering success. George W. Marchant and his corps of state weighers of grain were figuring about in lively style. Presumably they were working for McGill. Loren Fletcher made but one obser vation and was sat down upon by the chair. Freeman Lane had one tilt with W. H. Eustis. In the Fourth ward caucus he suggested that Eustis withdraw in favor of some Scandinavian. Eustis paled with anger and wanted to know "why this man has so vindictively pur sued me. Ed Davenport cut the Gor dian knot by declining and giving Gjertsen his place. They rewarded Ed by putting him on the state delegation. John Day Smith had it in for Freeman Lane and opposed every thing he sug gested. Capt Linden was slyly pushing his congressional boom through the con vention. Thomas Lowry is a new factor in pol itics, but he got there with both feet, doing admirably for a new man. Charles P. Preston was not elected a delegate to yesterday's convention, which may account for the disorder which prevailed. Edward A. Sumner was forced to ac cept a proxy from a delegate in order to I get into the convention. ■ ..." «B» . . . * /X, //coc to let ads. in the Globe are seen i,UL^es y tjjg juagj p CC , pic . STILL COUNTING. The Result of Yesterdays Election in St. Paul Not Yet Known, Only About One-Half of the Precincts Having- Been Counted Up. Results From The Returns of the Nineteen Precincts Completed. Republicans Have Elected Aldermen in at Least Three of the Wards. The Vote Polled Was Lighter ■ Than the Registration Indicated. Scenes and Incidents About the Polling- Places Dur ing the Day. Returns from the polling places re ceived at the Globe office up to 4:30 o'clock this morning were meager. At that hour the judges were counting in eighteen of the thirty-seven precincts of the city, and in most instances those were the precincts where the heaviest vote is naturally expected. Complete returns are in from the Seventh, Tenth and Eleventh wards. These are all Re publican strongholds, and the results are what was expected. In the Seventh Sanborn is elected, without opposition. In the Tenth, where candidates were so thick, R. V. Pratt laid out his opponents with but a small ma jority. Sullivan in the Eleventh was also elected over Baker. In the Third ward Conley, the Demo cratic candidate, is elected, an unofficial count of the missing precinct in that ward giving him a plurality of about 100, In the Fourth. P. T. Kavanagh, the Democratic candidate, is also elect et, though at one precinct the vote was not all - counted at the hour above named. None of the precincts in the Fifth were in. In the Sixth it was a pretty sure thing for Melady, the Democratic candidate. But one precinct was completed in the Eighth ward, and there Weber, the Republican candidate, had a good lead. The ward is a Republican one. Nothing was completed in the Ninth, but unofficial counts gave Mr. Gehan, Democrat, a clean plurality over Schneider, Republican. Of the aldermen at large, the leaders were Bickei. 4,770 votes: Cullen, 4,407; Hamm, 4.047: Yoerg. 3,054; Pugh, 3,906; Minea, 8,867; Fisher, 8,799; Dion. 8,630; Ryan, 3,431; Dowlan 3.354; Hilliard, 2,893; Petsch, '2.-17. The same precincts indicate that George Reis. tor treasurer, will be elected. He is ahead of lis ticket in nearly all the precincts. His vote was 4,500, while Thauwald, his opponent, bad 2,883. On these precincts Jthn Roche, the Republican candidate, has a lead over Daly m most of them. His vote in these precincts was 4,700, while Daly had 3^68. The precincts yet to be counted are in Democratic wards. The vote in most of them will be heavy, and two or three precints in the Ninth. Fifth and sixth wards, may change the standing of any of these candidates. IT WSLS A QUIET ELECTION. How the Voters Came to the Polls with Their Ballots. The great battle of ballots has been fought, and the successful candidates will now take their seats in the council chamber for two years as the city fa thers, to control the affairs of St. Paul. It was a sharp battle, a close battle, and de cidedly a pitched battle. Never before in the history of the city were so many tick ets in the field, nor were there ever seen so manX combinations.so many split tick ets, and so much cutting. Withal it was an orderly election, and the right of the citizen to vote any ticket he chose to . was recognized without question. The officers detailed to keep order at the polls did their duty well, and to them, as well as to the active workers of both parties, in a measure, is due the credit of so much gentlemanliness and .high sense of honor as was manifested in the various precincts in this city. True, there were some exceptions, but they were exceptions only and not the rule. The saloons were closed with a rigid observance of the requirements of the law, and "liquor," accordingly, cut no figure in the progress of the voting. A brighter, lovelier day than that first day of May could not have been wished" for. The sky was clear: the air balmy and warm until a little be fore sundown, when a slight chill in the air necessitated overcoats; a slight breeze hept blowing, and the sun beamed down cheerfully upon the war of tickets raging beneath. Early in tneday the candidates and committeemen of both parties hurried down a light breakfast and made their way quicKly to the various livery stables. It was a good day FOII THE I.IYEKY BUSINESS, and it was not long before the streets were lively with the rapid driving of hacks from precinct to precinct. The ticket peddlers were on hand early, their overcoat pockets bulging out with their contents of tickets and stickers. It was soon apparent that about every ticket peddler could supply the voter with any ticket he desired, and, with the quantity of stickers on hand, could make any ticket everything but the original, and this was noticeable nearly all overy the city until the polls closed and the remaining tickets went high into the air. The voting was not heavy— that is. not as heavy as the big registration would have warranted the anticipation. In stead, of the polls being blocked, the voting wasn't quick enough to justify the formation cf any line leading to the ballot box. An impetus seemed to have been given the voting, however, about noon, and between the hours of 12 and 5 p. in. the voting was heavier than dur ing any other part of the day. The late rainy weather had something to do. probably, with the - comparatively light voting, for many a workingman. who has been idle during the few wet days, doubtless preferred to let things take their course at the polls while he made GET out your spring "ad," 'tis the latest great fad; LET it coYer a Column or more; OYour trade will increase and the business outlook BE Erighter than, ever he fore; EUREKA! Be brighter than ever before. NX). 123. up for lost time and earned an extr? dollar. Yesterday's election was not a ques tion or straight Democracy or straight Republicanism; for, beside the tickets of the two great parties, the "Citizens'," the "Taxpayers'." the "Prohibition -'." the "Independent Labor Party's," and the "German-Ameri cans' " tickets were also distributed among the voters. Rut the voter was "on" to the ticket business, and no matter how the TICKET WAS IIKADi:i>. the general remonstrance of the aver age voter, as the anxious ticket-peddler tried to steer him up to the polls, was: "Now, just hold on until I read this." Invariably he did read it, scanning every name closely, and when ! be was well satisfied that lie held in his hand the names of the candidal of his choice, then lie proceeded deliberately to fold the small white slip and deposit it in the ballot box. And that was a good indication of the Intelligence and independence of the averageavoter. The Broadway bridge bonds question was a tar more interesting matter yes terday than was anticipated during "the campaign. The real estate men bad awakened to its importance and turned out in every precinct with separate ballots which read "For Broadway bridge bonds, vote- Yes." It is needless to say that the ••ye*" tickets took like wild lire, and fortunately offset the ballots which the Taxpayers' association had prepared some time since instructing the citizens to vote "no." The names on the alderman tickets at large which were cut the most were those of Petseh. I tow I an. Hon, Yoerg and Hilyard. Bickei, Cullen and Fisch er's names generally took the places d the scratched Democrats, and il.imin and Minea were substituted for the eul Republicans. A great deal of slashing between Daly and Roche for comptroller was noticeable, and there was more or less trading for ward alderman candidates. The Republicans in some precincts cut Hilyard badly, while a few Democrats, like Gen. I.'. W. Johnson, voted for "him. The Prohi i bition candidates received the expected insignificant minority vote. The "citi ; zens" ticket played havoc, mixed up, as it was. of candidates of both parties. But it was a great day for candidates. after all. and their energy arid activity did them proud. ' Billy Hamm was everywhere anil anywhere, now in " his homo ward, the Second, again across the river in the Sixth, and then tar out on St. Anthony hill. He left no precinct ungracert by his presence ami smiling countenance. Barney Ryan missed no opportunities to get there in every di rection. .John Dowlan felt a sort of . home tie to the Ninth ward, ami visited it often. Anthony Yoerg did his best work in the Sixth. Charley Petsch got around in a lively way, and his friends who remained loyal to his interests pulled hard for him. Joseph M»nea's power was felt in many quarters beside the West side, but Louis Dion tied him- I self rather closely to the upper St. i Anthony hill districts. But Cullen and Bickei were among the most active workers. Each had a good force of men hard at work. 11. 11. Fuller and Jack Frost missed no oppor tunity to get their work in for Cullen, ', and there seemed to be more enthusi astic peddlers of Bickei and ('alien I stickers at the polls than anything else. John Fischer's, work was done in a very quiet way. his name in very many cases going upon the same tickets which bore M.J.Daly's name. Pugh was helped to a great extent by the "citizens' " combination, and Mr. Hilyard's colored supporters did as well as they could. it was surprising to see HOW 810 A VOTE Christian Gaefke, the socialist, polled in the Sixth ward, backed by the "In dependent Labor party," winch had j Emil Constant as its head. The horses ' attached to the hacks used by the "Citi zens' organization" wore sheets upon which had been printed the legend, "Vote the Citizens* Ticket." Mayor Smith's countenance, as he drifted from the Seventh ward into the Fourth, lost none of its serenity, al though the almost unanimity of his election was slightly interfered with by the Prohibitionist, Quick. "Slightly in terfered With!" Yes.as the spot upon the sun dims its incomparable dazzle. 'I ho Daly men did not cut the Democratic ticket as much as had been threatened, Chairman J. L. Berkheimer, of the cen tral committee of the Independent Work.ngmen's clubs, visited every pre cinct to see that the interests of the Labor party were looked after, and that the different committees were doing good work. He did discover a Demo cratic ticket in the Sixth ward with John Roche's name on it. and forth with he ordered Daly stickers to be pasted over Roche's name. To portray the few "mishaps" that occurred will not occupy much space. A repeater was nabbed in the Second ward and one was spotted in the Third: Pat Egan was used for a sandbag by a little man in the Fifth: and Mark Mc- Eliistrsm developed some pugilistic ab ility in the Ninth ward. The Third ward, however, was rather lively. Barney Smith was on hand in the Second precinct to help the good cause, and he became slightly demon strative with his tongue and three rotten eggs. He first ran up against Elmer E. McDonald, the chairman of the late Re publican city convention. Mr. Mc- Donald was "on" to an illegal voter, and followed him up. with Barney a close second in the race. Mac shut up the bully. After a time Smith came back to have a scrap with Mr. McDonald, but Capt. Cook interfered in behalf of Mac. So Barney put three rotten eggs in his pockets for emergencies. This was in the forenoon. There was mere or less scrapping in this precinct of a good-natured character, much to the amusement of the firemen of Engine House No. 2, until about '> o'clock. Then a little Frenchman who was work ing for Dion got hot and let out with both hands, getting his work In on a bartender's face and making it interest ing for another gentleman. No sooner did he do this than he started off on a dead heat, and afforded his pursuers an exciting race around Smith park to parts unknown. After the polls closed Barney Smith was preparing to rotten egg a man named John Allen. John didn't stand any such remonstrance, and showed fight. Jimmy Donovan put in an appearance and Mr. Allen drew a self-cocking re volver. For this he was arrested and sent to the police station in the patrol wagon. The Third precinct was the scene of a slight difficulty between "Big Dan" O'Connor and a person named Leveroos. Leveroos snatched a ticket away from a stranger and the well known detective administered a rebuke. Members of the Republican committee were more or less active. Chairman Freaney, of the city committee, and 11. L. Williams visited the polls together, and Chairman Lowenstein, of the exec utive committee, and Herman Stoeken stroin drove around in the en joyment . of each other's com pany. The Republicans gathered at the. Merchants in the evening and seemed very jubilant over what they thought would be the outcome of the day. Sam Nichols had been called a prevaricator up in the Seventh ward by an officer, but he attached very slight importance to it. . The city hall was the rendezvous of the Democrats in the evening. The different candidates at large, Chairman X ing of the city committee, and other Continued ou Fourth IPage.