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Washington, May 17, 1 a. m.— For Minne sota, Eastern and Southwestern Dakota: Warmer, followed by cooler, fair weather, preceded by local rains in Dakota; winds be coming light to fresh southeasterly. For Iowa: Warmer, fair weather, followed by local rains: winds becoming light to fresh southeasterly. For Wisconsin : Warmer, fol lowed by cooler, fair weather; winds becom ing light to fresh easterly. GENERAL OIJSERVATIONS. St. Paul, May 10. — The following obser vations were made at S:4S p. m., local time: Wl KM : B 5 §*§ is £*¥ 1° Place of Si"*- g g Place of S - **! g Obs'vatiou. ££, §-1 Obs'vation. go |ft I n^ 2. r*s r* '. *-* r* * ■? St. Paul.... 30.0-1 50 Helena.. .. 30.10 40 Duluth 30.12 38 Ft. Sully.-. 30.06 43- La Crosse. 30.08 sJj| Fort Garry 30.08 32 Ft. Totten Minnedosa 30.10 3b* Huron 130.00 ".0, Medic'e 11 Moorhead. 30.14 46 Q ' Ap'lle. 30.14 44 Bismarck. 30.08 48 1 ICalgarv.. .. 30.14 38 Ft. Buford'3o.o-ai s"j|S*ft Cur*ut 30.00 12 Ft. Custer. 3Q.< 0 421 [Edmonton. 30.02 40 ,tt Dissexsios is not Democracy. By this time, doubtless, Gov. Hill knows what struck him. -•• I Democratic harmony is of more im portance than factional victory. It was the Republicans' day yester day, wasn't it, Mr. Washbtjrxe? «* As ax exhibition of harmony yester day's Republican convention was not a glittering success. Democrats: Aiding in internal warfare is no way to put the common enemy to confusion. Now, if Mr. Blaixe wants the Min nesota delegation, let him speak, or for ever after hold his peace. Editor Stone has left the Chicago News. He will find it difficult to de velop as good a Field elsewhere. The Republican convention of yester day should be enough to teach the Democrats to-day, how not to do it. A- Judge Gresham hasn't any show himself, he might as well lend the languishing Shermax boom a hand. £ It begins to look as though various prominent Democrats need to be taught a lesson on harmony, by means of a club. __^^*___ The next time Messrs. Washburn and Castle go into a convention they would better get a firmer grip on the ires. The Democratic convention to-day should remember that it is a body rep resenting principles and not personal animosities. Stevexsox, the novelist, is about to start out on a tour of the world. There are other writers whose absence might be better endured. ■♦ ? Judge Gresham should make his compliments to the Minnesota Republi cans. But then, perhaps he doesn't think it worth his while. It was interesting to note the way in which Hon. CHARLEY Gilmax's ac tivity yesterday emphasized his declara tion that he is out of politics. Belva Lock wood has been nomi nated for president by the Equal Rights party. We trust Belva will be gener ous to the defeated if she wins. *«*» The prohibitionists of llliuois have been holding a state convention. The remarkable thing about it was the pres ence of a delegate from Chicago. «Ba- We trust that Messrs. Castle and WAsnBURXE have warmly congratu lated Attorney Davis over his success in being elected a delegate to Chicago. m Johx Lixd on a protectionist plat form—How do the low tariff voters of the Second district like the deal which the wirepullers have arranged for them? -♦» We are surprised to learn from an evening contemporary that the Mer riam men regard Candidate Scheffer as a bold, bad man. This is hardly courtesy to a brother banker. —11 £ Both Mr. Doran and Mr. Ames are estimable gentlemen and good Demo crats, but neither should labor under the mistaken impression that he has a mortgage the Democratic party. Ax American* consul to one of the South Sea Islands has been murdered by the natives. Applicants for his po sition will be expected to furnish their own life insurance and coats of mail. -^»- MUNHALiIi AND THE THEATER Dr. Muxhall, the evangelist, has spoken some very plain and very effective truths since he has been in St. Paul, and has done a great deal of good doubtless, but commendable as his on slaught upon all things evil is, we are constrained to believe that occa sionally the eloquent exhorter misses the mark. For instance, there is the matter of theater going. Dr. Muxhall de nounces it as an abomination of the evil one. He sees in it no good what ever, nothing that a Christian can tolerate without deterioration, nothing but pernicious influences and debasing tendencies. This**is a pretty sweeping statement for even a popular evangelist to make, and it is entirely too sweep ing, too uudiscriminatirig in its denunciation to admit of very general acceptance even among people as truly zealous in the cause of religion as Dr. Muxhall himself. Of course there are plays and plays, just as there are preach ers and preachers. The good and the bad exist everywhere, and the theater is no exception. No one will hesitate to : **ree with Dr. Muxhall that a play of immoral con struction, with suggestive scenic or spectacular display, is demoralizing in its tendencies, and that from theatrical representations of that kind the theater goer will do well to steer clear. But there are hundreds of plays which preach as powerful sermons as any heard from a pulpit, which are faultless in moral tone, admirable in construc tion and elevating in influence. The world is the better for the writing of plays of this kind, instances of which will occur to the mind of every theater goer, and those who witness them are the better also. That Dr. Muxhall should not be able to see virtue in theatrical repre sentations of this class does not argue well for his possession of a very liberal slate of mind. -•■ WELCOME. On behalf of the Democrats of St. Paul, the Globe extends a cordial wel come to the representatives of Minne sota Democracy who will assemble in convention in this city to-day. We are right glad to see you, gentle men, and hope that you will feel that you are sojourning in the home of your friends. The Globe latch string hangs on the outside to each and every one of you, and it is unnecessary to say that you will find a welcome on the inside. Our portals are wide open to you: enter and partake of the hospitalities within. We are at home to our friends all hours.both day and night. >*■»» JUST A WORD MORE. At the risk^of exposing ourselves to the charge of repetition the Globe again impresses upon the delegates to the Democratic convention to-day the words of counsel to which we gave ut terance on yesterday. A Democratic convention is no place for factional strife. The Democratic party was never designed to be a boss ridden party. And surely the mass of Democratic voters will never submit to machine methods or ring domination. The delegates who assemble in con vention to-day should remember that they are acting in a representative ca pacity. They are here for the purpose of discharging a sacred trust, which has been committed to them by the great body of Democratic voters. Principles are everything, men are nothing. The Democratic party is at the crisis of its career. Wise and judi cious action on the part of its members will ensure unlimited perpetuation of its power. One false step may prove its destruction. At such a crisis he who seeks to in terpose his individuality as a bar to the success of his party, or who jeopardizes the cause by pressing his personal claims upon the convention, is a traitor. He is worse than an open enemy. It is the welfare of the Democratic party the delegates to this convention are sent here to look after, and not to promote the ambitious purposes of in dividual office-seekers. It is taken for granted. that the Democrats of Minne sota are capable of taking care of their party organization and of shaping its policy without the dictation or influence of persons who have no interest in the party further than their own personal preferment is concerned. It is in consideration of these facts that the Globe again urges upon the mem bers of to-day's convention to come together in the spirit of harmony, and inspired with a patriotic zeal to do everything that will redound to the party's good and to do nothing that will hazard its success. If faction shows its head, crush it. If factional leaders at tempt to air themselves before the con vention, relegate them to the rear rank at once. There will surely be enough true Democrats who are Democrats from principle in the convention to-day who will have the wisdom, the courage and the patriotism to rescue their party from the paw of the boss and from the mouth of the demagogue. Let them do it. _' YESTERDAY'S CONVENTION. Yesterday's convention was, in one respect, the most creditable gathering of Republicans ever known in this state. For the first time in the history of the party in Minnesota the machine was smashed and the bosses were over thrown. The old mossbacks who have run the Republican machine in this state from time immemorial were mashed flatter than a pancake under the pressure of the young blood which dominated the convention. It was a bitter fight and a hard struggle. The old fellows fought with desperation, but the boys maintained their grip most gallantly until victory was won. The result of the struggle incidentally inured to Judge Gresham's benefit. It was not a square fight between Blaixe and Gresham, nor was it de signed in the beginning to win a Gresham victory. It turned that way partly by accident and partly through the skillful maneuvering of the Gbesh am leaders, who were shrewd enough to ally themselves with the young element in the fight against the mossbacks. And it may also be said with equal truthful ness that the greediness of the Fourth district Republicans, who wanted to gobble up half of the delegation at large, contributed to the overthrow of the Blaixe forces. The sentiment of the convention was unquestionably favora ble to Mr. Blaixe, and he would un doubtedly have had a majority of the Minnesota delegation but for the mis takes his lieutenants made yesterday. As it now stands Judge Gresham will get eight out of Minnesota's fourteen votes in the Chicago conven tion. And instead of the state delega tion being headed by Capt. Castle, an active Blaixte partisan, it will now be under the leadership of Attorney Davis, a brilliant champion of the Gresham forces. « _^fc. FOLLOW HIS EXAMPLE." It's an excellent example that Mr. Blaise is setting his confreres in the Republican party. Though the most talked-of man in their party in connec tion with the presidential nomination and the one who could secure what is fondly regarded as a prize with the least effort, he is apparently bothering himself not at all about the matter. Starting June C. he will make a tour of England and Scotland, which will consume some weeks. While other candidates are fretting and fuming, while they are worrying themselves into a state of mental fatigue and physical exhaustion, Mr. Blame, from the top of Mr. Carxegie's easy-rolling coach, will be drinking in the charming prospect which the unfolding of the English and Scotch rural landscape presents to him. and with health-giving draughts of the Highlands' pure air will be storing up the vital energy which the others are squandering so recklessly. '7' .■ . This is the part of reason and common sense. It would be well indeed, from , an individual standpoint, if Sherman, THE SAINT PAUL DAILY GLOBE: THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 17, 1888.— PAGES. \ Allisox*. Depew, -Gresham, et al., were doing the same tiling. For the situation is very simple. On the one hand is perfect enjoyment and renewed health and strength: • on the other is anxiety, animosity and exhaustion. For what? The empty honor of being named as the man whom the Repub lican convention would like to see president of "the United -States. That it amounts to anything more than that even the Republican candi dates themselves, skilled as they are in noting the trend of public sentiment, can hardly believe. ■*»• THE YOUNG MEN". One thing was particularly observable in the Republican convention yester day. It was the presence of the young men of the party and their activity in shaping party affairs. In this respect, at least, their Republican opponents have set the Democrats an example worthy of imitation. It is an infusion of young blood that all the political par ties are needing at this time. The young men are wanted at the front be cause they are more in sympathy with the progressive ideas of the age than the old timers, who are still trammeled by the force of ancient prejudices, and who do not possess the elasticity to adapt themselves to the charges which recent years have produced. There is no occasion for discarding the services of the political fathers. They are needed, too. Their wisdom and expe rience will be valuable to their more youthful associates. But so far as the active management of politics is con cerned, and the shaping of the policy of parties, the young men hold the win ning hand. . ji GOV. HILL'S DEFEAT. Gov. Hill's repulse in the New York Democratic convention was of his own seeking. And he deserved it. In at tempting to elevate himself at the ex pense of his party he only showed him self to be a selfish person who didn't de serve the confidence of his political as sociates. The New York Democrats had honored Gov. Hill in a singular manner, and a sense of gratitude, if no higher consideration, should have prompted him to behave more modestly than he has been doing. lie is not to be blamed for having ambition, but he is to be blamed for allowing his ambi tion to lead him into the toils the anti administration element of his party had laid for him. The result is that he has been rebuked in an open and emphatic manner that must be most mortifying to him and to his friends, and has probably injured his chances for future political preferment. «•• CONVENTION CHATTER. Ramsey and Hennepin counties cut a sorry figure in the Republican conven tion. Like the crow in the fable, in attempting to gobble the whole cheese they lost the slice they had. * * *■ Young Mr. Davis is a bigger man than old Mr. Washburx when it comes to gathering in the ballots. ■*** "Thou art so near and yet so far," Was the refrain Capt. Castle hummed when lie heard the announcement of his 173 votes. * * "We want a protection platform, and we want it straight," remarked a dele gate when asked for his opinion on the kind of a tariff plank that ought to be adopted, He got it. "*■" Licking the Blame men and then adopting the Blame protection plat form was one of the many anomalies of the convention. * ■» * Gov. Hubbard makes an impartial presiding officer, and has abundance of dignity. He is lacking, though, in voice and grip. * * *• So far as gubernatorial candidates were interested, Brer Merriam got the bulge on Brer Scheffer,' and as for Brer McGill, he didn't have standing room. * * Lobex Fletcher doesn't know yet how it happened. It was done so sud den. * * The rural roosters got on to the city chaps. And when they got on they stayed there. No. Kxute Nelson did not write the protection substitute that was adopted. It doesn't read like his tariff speeches in congress. * * * When a preacher gets into politics he Is always very much in earnest about it. The delegate whom Brother Smith: shook his fist at yesterday undoubtedly thinks so. Protection and restrictive liquor legis lation is the battle cry of the Minnesota Republicans. It is the first honest plat form the Republicans in this state have had for a long time now. And yet when they go buck home to face their constit uents two-thirds of the delegates will deny having voted for it. KILLED HIS BROTHER. A Geoa-jria Boy Shoots Has Brother With a Shot^aaaa. Macon, Ga., May From Fancy Bluffs, in Glynn county, this state, comes news of a tragedy in which a nine-year-old boy murdered his six-year old brother. The father is Col. John F. Williamson, one of the most prominent men of his section of the state. He and his family have just arrived from a journey, and the children were put to bed in the same room. After they had said their prayers, Mrs. Williamson joined her husband down stairs. Five minutes after they were startled by the report of a £1111 in the boys' room. When Col. Williamson reached the door the elder boy was standing in the floor. In reply to the question, "What lias happened?*' he replied: "Oh. it's all right, nobody is hurt." The father and mother pushed into the room. On the bed lay the youngest child, his head literally blown to pieces. The weapon was a heavily-loaded shotgun and must have been held within a few inches of the victim. The unconcern of the youthful murderer was appalling. He admitted the killing, but said, laugh ingly, "What's the good of a brother anyway." Col. Williamson says that the young murderer must be either halfwitted or insane. The brothers had always appeared to have great love for each other. LOVE IS WELCOME. When the down is on the chin, And the golden gleam in the hair; Wen the birds their sweethearts win And champagne is in the air, Love is here and love is there, Love is welcome everywhere. Summer's cheek too soon turns thin, Days grow briefer, sunshine rare; Autumn from his cannekin Blows the froth to chase despair; Love is met with frosty stare, cannot house "netuti branches tare. When new red is in the rose And new life is in the leaf. Though love's Maytime be as brief As a dragon fly's repose. Never moments come like these, Be they heaven or hell— who knows! All too soon conies winter's grief, Spendthrift love's false friends turn foes; Softly comes old age. the thief. Steals the raDture. leaves the throes; Love his mantle round him throws "Time to Bay good bye: it snows." '-:■*' -Lowell. •■ / nnlf in Sunday's Globe for real estate bar •*-0™ gains- STATE POLITICS. ' Gilman Favored. Kanabee County Times. It is rumored that C. A. Gilman will be an independent candidate for the nomination for governor this year. We did not entertain a very high estima tion of Mr. Gilman two years ago, but recognizing the fact that the clique who read him out of the convention con tained the worst element of the Repub lican party, we have changed our mind since then. We verily believe that Mr. Gilman is the strongest man with the people that the Republican party could put up except Knute Nelson. A Goveraior's Duty. \\ Red Wing Republican. The duty of a governor is to take care that the laws are faithfully executed. Of course, when a governor reappoints an officer who, as the governor well knows, is neglecting and refusing to perform a duty which the law imposes ' upon him, he fails to perform his own duty and so violates bis official oath. After doing that it is not surprising that he should knowingly violate a law of his own approval. These things Gov. McGill has done. Not Gov. McGill Men. Graceville Transcript. Neighbor McGill is making an active canvass for a renomination and will be a very badly disappointed man if he fails to get it. However, it remains to be seen whether Fletcher "knows more about it than any one else. The Tran script is of the opinion that it will not he Gov. McGill after election. Helping the State. Anoka Herald. The bosses of the Democratic party are having a genuine love feast. Doran says he will not go to St. Louis as a delegate if Al Ames is at the head of it, and Albert says Mike had better not de cline until he has been offered the job. He furthermore remarks that it is time to stop giving all the fat offices to those who buy their green groceries of Pat Kelly or the fellows who patronize the gambling house of Mike Doran. The sympathies of the Herald are with the doughty doctor, and it hopes he may succeed in defeating his two St. Paul rivals, as it feels sure by so doing they will in turn see that he 'too is kept away from the flesh pots of public offices. The three gentlemen are doing the state a great service by killing politically each other. Disgusted Mr. Kelly. Lake City Republican. P. 11. Kelly is digusted with the abuse Democratic papers have heaped on him and says he is out of politics aud will subscribe no more money to the funds of the party. That will* make some hungry Democratic aspirants awful sick. Reed Overshadowed. Swift County Monitor. We heard of Capt. Reed, of Glencoe, looking over parts of the county last week to examine the chances for con gressional honors. The captain may a pretty nice man at home, but he leaves the impression of being pretty thin tim ber for a congressman and 'would be greatly overshadowed by Mac Donald's ability and experience. Aaa impulsive Doctor. St. Cloud Times. Dr. Ames is rash and impulsive in his utterances. When in the heat of anger he often makes statements which were better left unsaid and generally result in his own confusion. This is why the genial doctor will never be a wise leader. Only the Nomination. Sauk Center Herald. Whence all this previousness in work ing up an uncomfortable feeling over the state campaign? It will be three months or more before nominations are made, aud by that time the political at mosphere may be as clear as crystal. There is little to be gained by fighting' shadows and setting up men of straw for the purpose of demolishing them. Suffice it to say, the Republicans will nominate the next governor. 77 .' -•» TEXAS' NEW CAPITOL.. i It is Eoraaaally Dedicated by the Governor. Austin*, Tex., May 16.— The third day of the international and interstate drill and celebration was given to the dedication of the magnificent state cap itol building. The military and civic demonstration in honor of the event has never before been equaled in the state. The ceremonies of the day opened at 10 o'clock, when the Masonic grand lodge of Texas took up their position on the plaza immediately fronting the great structure where the dedication ceremonies were held. At the foot of Capitol hill Gov. Ross, Gen. Stanley and Gen. Mexia. of Mexico, in the presence of over 20,000 persons, reviewed the parade. The pageant was truly mag nificent. The column was nearly a mile long. Gov. Ross opened the dedica tion ceremonies with a brief ad dress. Among the most notable guests were Gov. Henrique Mexia, of Mexico; with a brilliant staff, especially dele gated to represent President Diaz and the republic of Mexico; Gen. Santo's Buenavidas, representing the governor of Nuevo Leon; John V. Farwell and Col. Abner Taylor, of Chicago, repre senting the syndicate that built the capitof. Judge Alexander W. Terrell, of Austin, welcomed the guests to the dedication. He was followed by Col. Abner Taylor, of Chicago, who spoke in behalf of himself and the gentlemen associated with him in the construction of the eapitol. The address accepting the building in behalf of the state was made by Hon. Temple Houston, son of Sam Houston. The speaker acknowledged the indebtedness of the people of Texas to United States Senator Charles B. Farwell and his brother, John V. Far rell, and their associates, not only for constructing the best state house in the United States, but especially for bring ing the public lands of the state into world-wide notice by agreeing to build the house for the 3,000,000 acres set aside for that purpose. These lands, he said, were offered for sale at 50 cents an acre without attracting purchasers, while the building had cost three times 50 cents an acre, and was really worth five times that amount, if its* value was measured by the cash cost of similar buildings in other states. At the con clusion of the speaking the Masonic Grand Lodge of Texas formally - dedicated the building. The capitol, next in size to the national capitol at Washington, stands on a commanding elevation in the' center of the city, fronting on the principal avenue. It is built entirely of Texas granite. "Its style of archftec-. ture closely resembles the national capitoi. Its length is 505 feet; width, 287 feet ; height. 311 feet. In the after- . noon the Scaly rifles, of Galveston, and f the Belknap* rifles, of San Antonio, drilled in the inter-state contest for the 15,000 prize. .■7 ; :'-;-y I Te *> station Agents' Meeting, -j;^ Special to the Globe. ixoxa, Minn., May 16.— The Min nesota division of railway station agents held their annual meeting at the Jewell house to-day, with ' a fair representation of railroad agents present from various parts of the state. Vice President C. M. Wescott, of Eyota, occupied the chair. The annual report of Secretary C. L. Stewart showed . a total membership of 101; during the . year _ five have been dismissed by card, four transferred, eight expelled" The receipts were §283.35, and dis bursement -7280.12. The case of W. B. Stine, station agent at Hadley, who is charged with being an embezzler, was referred to the executive committee, A Trial Ended. New Yoisk. May 16.— Harry Benson, the Patti ticket swindler, awaiting ex tradition to Mexico, to-night committed suicide at Ludlow street jail by jump ing from the second tier to the ground. } HE AGAIN DECLINES. The Man From Maine Once More Declares He Is Out of Politics. ; He Thinks the Race Will Be Made Between Depew and Cleveland. Ohio, Kentucky and Virginia Declare for Cleveland and Reform. Nebraska Republicans Adopt a Platform They Cannot Indorse. . Buffalo, N. Y., May 16— The News, in an extra edition this afternoon, pub lished the following letter from Frank L. Powell, a News staff correspondent now traveling in Europe with the Rev. Dr. Fuller's party of tourists: "Grand Hotel de Parie,- Genoa, Italy, April 27, 18S8. — We have just arrived at the above named hotel where we stop to break the journey to Rome. Another party of four people arrived at the same time as ours. They proved to be James G. Blame, Mrs. Blame, Miss Blame and another lady. After dinner I sent up my card to Mr. Blame, was admitted to his room, and after a few words in a social way the following interview took tock place regarding the coming cam paign : "What do you think of C. M. Depew for president, Mr. Blame?" "1 think he is a good man; very good indeed." "Do you think he can secure the Re publican nomination for 1888?" "Yes, 1 think very likely he will suc ceed in doing so." "Will Mr. Cleveland be renominated by the Democratic side?" "Yes, I think so. He seems to have given general satisfaction to the Demo crats." . "Do you think Mr. Depew would run against Mr. Cleveland?" "Well, lam not prepared to say. Mr. Depew, if he accepts the Republican nomination, would be forced to give up his position as president of the New York Central railway, which is a very lucrative one. But whatever the posi tion is worth you are told you are ex pected to spend so much of it anyway." "In what way is the president of the United States expected to spend money excepting to entertain foreign minis ters?" "Oh, in a hundred little ways which soon uses up the most of it." ' "Do you think Mr. Conkling had any idea or desire for the presidency?" . "No," candidly, "I don't. Mr. Conkling was just at the very head of his profession, and I don't think he would have accepted the nomination." "Do you intend to enter for it again?" "Most assuredly not. lam over here for rest and comfort, and am through with politics for a while." "What chance do you think there is for the nomination of Sherman, Hill and others?" "They are secondary. Of course, those least thought of may be chosen, but I think the race will be between Depew and Cleveland." "Do you think Depew would fill such a high office acceptably?" "Yes, Chauncy M. Depew is able, ac tive and has brilliant qualities, but out side of all these, he is true, staunch and good-hearted, and conscientious." , "Would you support him if he was nominated?" . "Yes, certainly; he is a very good friend of mine, and I should feel I was .'doing right in giving him my support." "But would you be able to take part 'in an active canvass? some papers have made you out very sick." "Oh,- yes, I know; but I would much 'rather be sick on paDer than in re ality." "Then you have not been very ill?" "Not at all. Do I look very sickly?" inquired Mr. Blame with a smile. - "Then you consider Mr. Depew's chances as good as anybody's?" "Yes, I certainly do." Mr. Blame talked in a hale and hearty style and looks the picture of what he is, a healthy man in ffiiad and body. He conversed on different topics for an hour. Sometimes he would ask a question with seeming indifference, but his glance would sweep my face that seemed to read my innermost thoughts. The fourth person men tioned above, was not introduced to me, but I think she is Gail Hamilton. Our party are well and happy, and Genoa is a paradise. OHIO'S VOICE. Solid for Cleveland and Tariff Re form. Daytox, 0., May Samuel F. Hunt, of Cincinnati, and W. F. Dobson, of Wood county, were elected chairman and secretary respectively of the Demo cratic state convention. Chairman Boht, of the state executive committee, called the convention to order at 10:20 a. m. The usual reports of the com mittee were heard, and Boston O. Young, of Marion, was nominated for secretary of state by acclamation, and James Emmet, of Pike county, was nominated by acclamation for member of the board of public works. Lyman L. Critchfield, of Holmes county, was nominated judge of the supreme* court by acclamation. The platform indorsed Cleveland's administration, and says that the interests of the country demand his re-election: indorsed the Mills tariff bill: demanded that the lands, be for actual settlers; favored lib eral pensions, and demanded eco nomical expenditures of public money in the reduction of the sur plus; extended its best wishes for the best success of home rule in Ireland; demanded to restrain corporate power; a better protection for * labor de nounced the importation of contract and alien labor. Senator Moore had the minority report, but it was not read. For delegates at large to St. Louis: Gen. E. Powell, of Marion Calvin S. Brice and D. W. Holden, of the Cleve land Plaindealer. were nominated. Frank Ilttrd. Toledo; E. B. Finley, Crawford; Leo Ebert, Iron ton, and M. ID. Harter, Richlaud, were elected alter nates at large. W. W. Ellsbury, Brown county, and Congressman William Hill, Defiance, were chosen electors at large. The convention then adjourned. ', IN VIRGINIA. .Every Refei-eaace to Cleveland 7 Heartily Applauded. I Norfolk, Va., May 16.— Demo cratic state convention is in session here to-day, engaged in selecting dele gates at large to St. Louis and presiden tial electors. . The most prominent names mentioned for delegates at large are Senator-elect John S. Barbour, Senator John Daniels, John Goode, Philip W. McKinney, Congressman C. T. O'Ferrall, George C. Able, R. C. Marshall and Henry Heaton. If any platform is adopted it will be short, the opinion of a majority of the delegates being that the national con vention is so near as to make it inad visable to discuss the tariff question at any length. At 12:45 Chairman Bar bour called the convention to order, and W. W. Beiry, of Nelson county, was made temporary chairman. The con vention was addressed by Senator-Elect Barbour, Gov. Lee, Senator Daniel and John Goode. Every reference to Presi dent Cleveland was applauded. R. H. Caldwell, of Hanover, was elected per manent chairman. Richard F. Birns. 1 i tor of the Richmond State, and John T. Harris were chosen electors at large, and John S. Barbour, J. W. Daniel. P. W. McKenney and R. C. Marshall dele gates at large. The resolutions indorse Cleveland. '"7-777 ~77 ■■■■■:■ ■;-.'■•' A BOLT PREDICTED. Virginia to Have Two Sets of Dele gates at Chicago. Petersburg, Va., May 10.— A large number of delegates to the Republican state convention, which meets here to morrow to elect delegates to the na tional convention, are on the ground. The leaders of the two party factions are busy to-night mapping out the plans for conducting their tight in the conven tion. Senator Riddleberger, Hon. John S. Wise, ex-Gov. Cameron, Congress man Yost and other prominent Repub licans, leading the opposition to the unit rule and the present plan of party or ganization, are here organizing their adherents. It seems to be the general opinion that there will be a bolt in the convention to-morrow, and that the anti-Mahone men, unless their demands are yielded to, will form another con vention and adopt resolutions claiming that the delegates elected to Chicago by the Mahone body were not elected in conformity with the plan of the na tional committee. It seems probable that there will be two sets of delegates. WHAT THEY THINK OF IT. The New York Deauocratic Con vention Sutaatnarazed Editorially. New York, May 16.— following are extracts from the editorial com ments of the New York press upon yes terday's convention: The World says: "Yesterday's Democratic state conven tion was remarkably harmonious. It was, in fact, docile and tractable. The platform is significant for its omission. It eulogizes Mr. Cleveland's administra tion, declaring that it has redeemed all the pledges made in its behalf, and in dorses the abstract proposition con tained in his last message to congress. But it is dumb as to the Mills bill, which is the effectual execution of the recommendations made in that message. This singular omission is emphasized by the action of the committee in re jecting by a vote of 22 to 4 a resolution pledging the Democratic congressmen of the state to the measure, and this is calculated to impair the chances of the bill's success. The delegates to St. Louis were instructed to vote for Mr. Cleveland for president, and the unit rule was adopted." The Sun says: "The Democratic state convention performed the work of committing its delegates to the national convention unqualifiedly to Grover Cleveland, and guardedly to his princi ples in a mechanical and entirely unen thusiastic manner yesterday. One part of the work of the committees delayed the calling of the evening session. That was an effort to have the convention approve the Mills bill. W. Bourke Cochran and others had much to say against this plan. At the close the only proceedings not prearranged were per mitted in the shape of addresses by Mr. Cochran and Mr. Dougherty, both, how ever, in thorough keeping with the convention." NEW YORK REPUBLICANS. Piatt and Depew Capture the Con vention Bodily. Buffalo, N. V.. May 10.— The New York state Republican convention as sembled here this morning, most of the delegates having arrived last night. A lively fight over the nomination of the four delegates at large to be sent to the national convention was made. There was a strong undercurrent of feeling in favor of Blame as the presidential can didate, although few of the delegates appear to be inclined to give a decisive expression of their views in this direc tion. Senator Tom Piatt appears to be running the convention, and if he can have his way, to-day's choice will in clude the names of Chauncey M. De pew, Senator Hiscock, Whitelaw Reid and the famous hero of the transom in cident, "Me too himself. The conven tion was called to order at 12:45 by Gen. Knapp. Charles E. Fitch, of the" Roch ester Democrat, was elected temporary chairman. Miller men are watching lest the Piatt men get more advantage. The convention finally elected Senator Frank Hiscock, ex-Senator Warner Miller, Chauncey M. Depew and ex- Senator Thomas C. Piatt delegates at large to the state convention, and David A. Baldwin, of Brooklyn; State Senator John Raines, of Ontario; ex-Senator James Arkell, of Montgomery, and ex- Senator D. 11. McMillan, of Erie county, alternates. The adoption of a platform was deferred until the convention to nominate state officers in the fall, but a few short resolutions were adopted declaring for protection to labor, agri culture and manufacturers, and con demning the Mills bill and "the free trade theories of Cleveland's annual message." A resolution deploring the death of Roscoe Conkling was adopted. After the election of presidential elec tors and a new state committee, ad journed. The amount Of applause ac corded to every mention of Mr. Blame, and the hardly less greeting of Mr. Depew's name, showed the sentiment of the body to be Blame first and Depew next. ; DAKOTA REPUBLICANS. A Large Atteaidaaace and Much Enthusiasm at Jaaaaestown. Special to the Globe. Jamestown, Dak., May 10.— Last night's train brought over 150 of the most noted politicians, in South and Central Dakota to add to those already here. Fully two-thirds of the 528 delegates entitled to admission are here. Every county in the terri tory is represented except Buffalo and Tower. Over GOO people were on the floor, over 400 of whom were delegates. Interest in the statehood movement last night was shown in the ram pant fire-eating delegates from the South, but to-day has evidently cooled their ardor, as the more conservative leaders see the folly or attempting to crowd down the throats of North and Central Dakota any indorsement of the late state organ ization in South Dakota. The slate has been fixed, however, since early this morning, but was only accomplished after a night of diligent caucus ing. South and Central Dakota made the combination and the northern dele gates named thereon show plainly that their decision was strongly considered. The convention was called to order by Gen. Harrison Allen, who stated he congratulated the gentlemen be fore him of beiug members of the convention which had the largest representation of any territorial convention ever held in the United States. Col. M. M. Price, of Sanborn county, was nominated by Mr. Mc- Cumber, of Richland, for temporary chairman, and Judge John Ben net, of Clark, for the same office by Mr. Howard, of Spink county, viva voce votes showed returns for demanding a roll call, but on comple tion of the same Judge Bennett was found elected by a vote of 320 to Price's 93. Judge Bennett, on taking the chair, made a short address, referring to the unfortunate condition of the territory in being 777-77:. EXCLUDED from THE UXIOX, roused enthusiara by mentioning the names of presidential candidates, and Blame's name commanded the most noise. The signal failure to speak of the candidacy of Judge Gresham disappointed about half of the audience, who were only waiting a chance to applaud for a rising favorite in Dakota. R. M. Wheeler, of Davidson county; W. H. Winchester, Burleigh county, and Fred Falley, of Richland county, were chosen- temporary secretaries. The chairman on motion appointed the following counties credentials: L. C. Taylor, of Hanson Frank Alexander, of Campbell; Phil Skillman, of Brown; E. E. Hay ward, of Clark; A. S. Stow," of Edmunds; A. S. Flem ington, of Dickey; S. B. Crist, of Law rence, J. W. Walker, of Kidder; D. G. Dodds. of Nelson; J. E. Hippie, of Hutchinson; E. L. Bates, of Charles Mix; C. J. Fry, of Clay; E. J. McMahon, of Steele; H. W. Coe, of Morton: P. F. McHugh, of Cavalier. Resolutions— Corson, of Lawrence ; A. C. Mellette, of Cod dington; S. P. Jones, of Turner; Waldo M. Potter, of Cass; George W.Sterling, of Beadle: L. J. Bates, of Kings bury; E. F. . Noal, of Burleigh; John Norton, of Day; Fred Adams, of Griggs; Judge Poindexter, of Spink: J. W. Fowler, of Pennington. Appeal— J. L. Robinson, Coddington; N. W. Price, Sanborn; N. M. Johnson, Nelson ; F. J. Carey, Spink ; G. C. Moody, Lawrence C. A. van wormer, of Barnes ; B. W. Weller, of Davidson. A special committee of seven was appointed to draft an appeal or statement of griev ances to the people of the country at large. Permanent organization—Ed ward Caldwell, of Minnehaha; T. Mc- Connell, of ' Miner: H. C. Rorapang, of Lawrence; Fred Snore, of Benson; Mr. dishing of Spink"; Fred Schnarber, of Yankton; E. R. Fahnestock, of Coddington; F. Potter, of La Moure ; S. H. Elrod, of Clark; C. S. Edwards, of Traill. While the committees were engaged on reports, the chairman read to the convention the following telegram from ex-Gov. |Gilbert A. tierce, now on a pleasure trip in California with a party of friends, dated at San Fran cisco: To the chairman of the Republican convention, Jamestown: Heartfelt greetings and heartiest con gratulations on the bright pros pects which open ~ before the Republican party. With wisdom and unity we shall get there this fall and see a bright day dawn for Dakota. 1 wish the convention godspeed. Col. Price and Col. Plummer entertained the convention for an hour, which then ad journed until 7 p. m. CONNECTICUT REPUBLICANS. Depew and Blame Pretty Eveaaly Cheered. New Haven, Conn., May 16.— Republican convention was called to order this morning at the Hyperion theater by Temporary Chairman John A. Tibbits, and the temporary organi zation was made permanent. Mr. Tib bits addressed the convention. He al luded to the great responsibility of Con necticut as a pivotal state, and outlined the paramount issue as protection against the free trade message of Mr. Cleveland by which the Democratic party must stand or fall. The real Re publican platform would be the re sponse to the "presidential message that came across the ocean as swiftly as the telegraph could bring it." He further alluded to Blame as the "splendid leader in the campaign of 1884, the greatest living American statesman, who thoroughly represents American spirit, who always flies the American flag and American eagle, which is al ways on his shoulder, who is the choice of rank and file of the Republican party in this state and every other state.'' The applause was pro longed. Allusions were also made to Gen. Hawley and Senator Piatt as favorite sons and to the grand rounds of candidates, Chauncy M. De pew's name was applauded almost as vociferously as Blame's. The speaker asserted that the tariff must be revised to suit the shifting conditions, and that the Democratic tree trade would fail, because the American reads and thinks for himself. Democratic civil service reform was denounced as a transparent fraud, which makes even the Mugwump sick at heart and sick at the stomach. If any of the delegates elected .to the convention should say to James G. Blame, "You must again be our stand ard bearer, and this time we will carry it to the White house," there is not a Republican who, in his heart would not say amen." At the close of Mr. Tib bits' speech the ballot for delegates at large was begun and resulted as fol lows: Samuel Fessenden, Samuel Warner, E. S. Day, E. S. Henry. The platform denounces the president's tar iff policy; calls for liberal pensions; ridicules administration civil service record, and promises hearty support to the nominee of the Chicago convention. HOT POLITICIANS. Nebraska Republicans the Vic taaais of a Bad Blunder. Special to the Globe. Omaha, Neb., May When the delegates to yesterday's Republican state convention arose this morning and read the daily papers they were mad. Mad did not commence to express their feelings. They were ready to go on the warpath. When the platform had been read and acted upon it was put in type and proof sheets given to the Herald and Bee. Somebody made a horrible blunder, or some Democratic wag played a practical joke, for the platform appeared in all the papers this morn ing with the following three planks of the Democratic platform adopted at their convention ;two weeks ago: Sympathy for the wronged and op pressed of every land is avowed, and at this crisis in the affairs of the people of Ireland hearty encouragement is ex pressed to them in their struggle for liberty and self government. Liberal pensions to disabled and needy veter ans of the Union army are recommened to congress. But jobbery and favorit ism, such as were exposed by President Cleveland's veto measures, are em phatically condemned. For the best interests of all the people of the United States and their more harmonious cementing into a fraternal nation, sec tional issues and the keeping alive of the hatreds of the late civil war are de nounced. How the egregrious blun der occurred has not as yet been ex plained, although a committee has been at work on the matter all day. Local Democrats are having a deal of fun at the expense of their Republican brethren. KIMBALL FOR GOVERNOR. Missouri Republicans Meet anil Nominate a State Ticket. Skoai.ta, Mo., May 16.— The Repub lican state convention met again this morning and the committee on resolu tions made a report which was adopted. The platform reaffirms allegiance to the Republican party ; opposes monopo lies and trusts: demands a free vote and honest count of every legal ballot, and that a vote in the South should cost no more than a vote in the North ; de nounces ballot box frauds in the South; extols the financial achievements of the Republican party as next in importance to the preservation of the nation ; favors revision of the tariff, but always on the basis of protection to American indus tries and labor and the preservation of a home market for the home producer; opposes President Cleveland's message and the direct fruit thereof, the Mills bill; declares the placing of wool, lead, zinc and iron on the free-list as a direct blow at the national interests and the prosperity of Missouri invites all hon est and progressive citizens to aid in the coming campaign; favors relief for dis abled soldiers as compensation for serv ices rendered, and not as alms to paupers; condemns President Cleve land for vetoing pension bills, and pledges hearty and vigorous support to the nominees of the national Repub lican convention. The remainder of the platform refers to state matters. The following nominations were made: For governor, E. E. Kimball, of Vernon county; lieutenant governor, George H. Wallace, of Howard county: secretary of state, E. W. Mott, of St, Louis; treasurer, A. B. Brownie, of Henry county; auditor, George W. Martin, of Linn county; attorney general, L. L. Bridges, of Sedalia; register of lauds, John 11. Chase, of Iron county; railroad commissioner, B.W. Veddar, of Sedalia supreme judge, James Botsford, of Kan sas City. Charges of Corruption. Montgomery. Ala., May 16.— The Republican convention was again to day the scene of much disorder, and charges of corruption were freely made by both Blame and Sherman men. The resolutions adopted declare for a free ballot and a fair count, condemn the president's message, the Mills bill and the president's disregard of civil serv ice, and favor the Blair bill and the re peal of the internal revenue laws. The following state ticket was nominated • Governor. W. T. Ewing; secretary of state, J.J. Woodall; treasurer, S. T. Fowler; auditor, R. S. Heflin; attorney general, G. H. Craig: superintendent of education, J. M. Clark. % -7i : California Deanocrats. Los Axgeles, Cal., May 16.— Democratic state convention to-day did nothing but decide on the order of business." The following of "Blind Boss", Buckley; of San Francisco, beat the country delegates by voting down a resolution to nominate first the chief justice of the state supreme court. Buckley thus far has won every point iv the convention. Instructed for Blame. Nashville, Term., May 16.— The Republican state convention met here to-day to elect delegates at large to the Chicago convention, which resulted in the nomination of A. A. Tavlor. L. C. llouk. Gen- George Maney "and O. A. McElwee (colored). A resolution in structing the delegates to vote for Blame was unanimously adopted. The gubernatorial convention will be held July 5. Union Labor Ticket. Cixcixxa.ti, May 16.— State Senator A. J. Streetor, of Illinois, president of the Farmers' alliance, was nominated for the presidency by the Union Labor convention. Charles E. Cunningham, of Little Rock, Ark., was nominated for tile vice presidency.. He is a mechanic, sixty-five years of age, and lias been tin labor nominee for governor of Arkansas as well as for congress on the labor ticket. _^ MISS LILLIE SWISH ELM, Niece of The Famous Jane Gray Swashelan, Creates a Sensation in Pittsburg. Pittsburg Commercial Gazette. T. F. Fife, a well-known resident 01 the East end and a son of ex-Sheriff: Fife, was married a few years ago to Miss Lillie Swishelm, niece of the fam ous Jane Gray Swishelm. The young couple lived happily for several years and there was anparently no cloud on the horizon of their married life. On February 22 Mrs. Fife disappeared and it was afterwards learned that she and a domestic had taken a train for Chicago on that evening. The little child of the young married couple accompanied the mother on her westward journey. The husband, it is alleged, on hearing of the departure of his wife, made a fur ther investigation and learned that a man had accompanied the trio to the train. Mr. Fife then went to Chicago and learned that his wife had been there at the house of a friend, but after re maining a day or two had returned to Pittsburg. He came back to this city, but could not find any trace of either her or his child. He then says that be learned that the matt who had ac companied her to the train was Wm. Deshon, the son of C. B. Deshon, a lib erty street liquor merchant. He claims that by a strategy he learned on last week that his wife had been correspond ing with Deshon, who was still 111 this city, while she was in Chit-age. He says he has in his possession nine letters which she wrote to Deshon, and thai he will use them as evidence in divorce proceedings. C. B. Deshon was asked last night by a reporter of this paper what he thought of the charges against his son. He re plied: am utterly astonished, but I do not think my boy is guilty. 1 be lieve that bis action in" the matter was dictated by a desire to see a separated husband and wife reunited. It he had and letters in his possession from Mrs. Fife they were such as would not com promise either him or her. They likely requested him to Inform her what her husband was doing." Should be Tired of Him. St. Louis Globe-Democrat. A most inhuman act was commitcd on the wharf at Jeffersonville this morning. About six o'clock this morning, Charles Wurst. who resides in Louisville, and drives an express wagon, went over to that city with a load of vegetables. In going up the levee the horse he was driving balked. He got down from his seat and beat the poor brute unmerci fully. The treatment made the animal worse, and he refused to pull at all. Wurst then took from his pocked a piece of cord, lie forced the month of the animal open and tied It around its tongue. He then advanced a few steps and commenced pulling with all his strength, and the tongue was torn from its mouth by the roots. The inhuman man picked up the tongue, untied the string and threw the tongue into the river. A gentleman who hap pened to be on the river bank saw the act. and picking up a stone, ran down toward the man for the purpose of giv ing him a beating. Before lie reached him Wurst took to his heels and fled, crossing the river by the bridge. The officers are on the lookout for him. The horse, after being treated, was taken back to Louisville to be turned over to its owner, whose name could not bo learned. "Why He Vetoed Them. Philadelphia Record. It is apparent that the Republican editors who so glibly denounce Presi dent Cleveland's vetoes of private pen sion bills have prepared themselves for this intellectual exercise by carefully refraining from reading the .veto mess ages. One of the bills vetoed by the President was that of a claimant named Brokenhard, who was received at draft rendezvous on the 25th of March, 1865, and was mustered out with his company on the 30th of June, 1865, without any record of disability and without having performed any service in the field. But in IKJS'-; he put in a claim for a pension on the statement that he had been "in jured in his ribs" by three other re cruits who were scuffling in a room. The pension bureau rejected the claim on the ground that "no injury was In curred in the line of duty." This i- a sample of the pension bills sent to the president for approval. Another bill proposed to grant a pension to Hannah 0. Dewitt. And why was it vetoed? Because the claimant's name was al ready on the rolls. President Cleveland having previously signed a bill in her favor. Here, too. we presume, is to be found another rank instance of Presi dent Cleveland's want of sympathy with the cause of the Union veteran ! ;S • Turn on Aaaother Screw. Atlanta Constitution. When George Bice, a rival of the Standard Oil company in refining coal oil, was able to ship a barrel of oil over the Louisville & Nashville railroad at 30 cents a barrel, while the Standard Oil company was only paying 15 cents, the railroad officials received this tele gram from an agent of the Standard: ''Turn on another screw." This advice was promptly followed. This screw was turned, and George Rice was compelled to pay fifty cents per barrel. Just how much of this in creased rate the Standard Oil company got is not known, but whether It got much or little, the turn of the screw amoudted to robbery. The increased charge was made, not for the benefit of the public or the railroad, but for the benefit of a powerful organization. -^fc» . Higher Than Ever Known. Quixcv, 111., May 10.— The Missis sippi has risen nine inches to-day and is now higher than ever before known, excepting during the great flood of 1851. Bail communication with the West i, entirely cut off to-night, the tracks of all roads on the Missouri side of the river being flooded. Bridges and tracks are held down by trains of flat cars loaded with railroad iron. Nearly every levee in this section is now broken, and the loss to farming interests will be enor mous. Thus far no loss of life has been reported, but many narrow escapes an recorded. ■ YOUTH RETURNED. The hills were round us, and the breeze Went o'er the sunlit fields again; Our foreheads felt the wind aud rain. Our youth returned for there was shed On spirits that had long been dead, Spirits dried up and closely furl'd, The freshness of the early world. _ —Matthew Arnold. m — - "WISDOM'S PART. To be resigned when ills betide. Patient when favors are denied And nleased with favors given Dear Chloe, this is wisdom's part; this is that incense of the heart Whose fragrance smells to heaven. —Nathaniel Cotton.