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When You Wish
A Great Gathering of Catholic
High Priests at Washing
ton Yesterday.
Miss Caldwell, the Fair Phil
anthropist, Presented
With the Pope's Medal.
Rain Prevented the Full Pn
gramme of Laying the
Corner Stone.
An Interesting: Address De
livered by Bishop
Washngton, May 24.— The corner
stone of the divinity building of the new
Catholic university of America was to
have been laid this afternoon. The day
opened rainy and gloomy. Early in the
day there appeared to be a prospect of
clear weather, but notwithstanding the
"fair weather" prediction of the signal
service bureau, soon again a drizzling
r SXojljoi 7^A'^fe^(J^U
rain set in, and with infrequent and
brief cessations continued until night
fall. Still the preparations for the cere
monies went on. As early as
10 o'clock delegates from Balti
more and other neighboring cities
began to arrive, and from that
time until after 3 Jo'clock, every in
coming train brought its quota of visi
tors. Cardinal Gibbons arrived from
Baltimore at 11, and was attended by a
number of distinguished prelates. The
cardinal was driven at once to the resi
dence of Rev. Dr. Capelle. At 2 o'clock
he accompanied Col. and Mine. Bo
naparte in their carriage to the uni
versity grounds, where about 3,000 peo
ple had already assembled. Fully
25.000 people had been expected, but
the heavy rain and the deep mud of the
country roads had deterred all save the
bravest. The grand procession under
the direction of Gen. Rosecrans, which
was to have been an imposing feature
of the ceremonies, had to be aban
doned. The canvas and bunting which
had been stretched over the grand stand
to protect the people from the
rain, but indifferently answered its pur
pose. Altogether the day was as un
pleasant as could well be. The observed
of all observers in the crowd was Miss
Mary Gwendolen Caldwell, whose
magnificent gift of $300,000 is the
nucleus of the donations with which
the superb building is to be constructed.
She is a -graceful young woman, about
twenty-live years of age, with a plump
figure and expressive gray eyes. Her
features are delicate, but with unmis
takable outlines of determination and
will power. She has traveled all
over Europe, and throughout this coun
try, with every advantage that
wealth could lavish. She and her
sister, who is three years younger and a
beauty, possesses several millions each
in their own right. Their grandfather
Caldwell was a theatrical manager who
left his only child, Shakespeare, a
splendid estate. This man added im
mensely to the fortune, and married a
Miss Breckinridge, of Kentucky, a
cousin of John C. Breckinridge, who
was vice president with Buchanan.
Since the death of the father and
mother the young ladies have been
under the chaperonage of an aunt.
They came here winter before last,
rented a line residence, and entertained
in the most elaborate and ex
pensive manner. Their flower bill
alone for the season was $2,000.
The younger sister has contributed
$50,000 to the university, which will be
one of the most splendid edifices in the
nation's capital. It is a mistake that
the golden rose is to be bestowed upon
Miss Caldwell. It may come later in
her life, but the church regards her as
too young for this rare and radiantjgift,
so sacred in its estimation.
E resent were: James, Cardinal Gib
bons; Archbishops Williams, of Boston;
Ryan, of Philadelphia; Elder, of Cin
cinnati; Salpointe,of Santa Fe, and Ire
land, of St. Paul; Bishops Spalding, of
Peoria; Keane, of Richmond; Ryan, of
Buffalo; North rop, of Charleston, S. C. ;
Bourke, of Cheyenne; Machebeuf, of
Denver; Brondel, of Helena; Gilmore,
of Cleveland; Janssens, of Natchez;
Phelan, of Pittsburg; Kain, of Wheel
ing; O'Reilly, of Springfield; O'Sulli
van, Mobile; Moore, of St. Augustine;
Lebroeut, of Washington Territory;
Macs, of Covington; McGovern, of Har
risburg; Dr. John Foley, bishop-elect
of Detroit; Robert Fulton, S. J., pro
vincial, of the order of Jesuits of the
United States, and Monsignors Farley,
of New York, and Sullivan, of Wheel
ing. A large number of priests, schol
astic and seminarians were also pres
ent. A few moments before 4 o'clock
the president arrived and was intro
__ -«=^^^>C^-S^ s v^
duced to Cardinal Gibbons and other
distinguished divines present, who
removed their scarlet and pur
ple berettas, and remained un
covered while the president was
standing. He took a proffered
seat between the - cardinal and Bishop
Ireland on the platform. Secretaries
Bayard, Vilas. Whitney and Endicott
and Postmaster General Dickinson ar
rived soon after and took seats near the
president. At 4 p. m. a choir of 150
voices, accompanied by the Marine
band, rendered Haydn's anthem, "The
Heavens Are Telling." This was fol
lowed by the chanting of Psalm 83 by
the choiristers from St. Mary's seminary
and St. Charles' college, of Baltimore.
After selections were rendered by the
choir and the Marine band, Rt. Rev.
Bishop Spalding, of * Peoria, began the
delivery of his address. Speaking of
the religious exiles who sought in
America a home for Christian con
science, he said: "Who could have had
faith that men of different creeds,
speaking various tongues, bred in un
like social conditions, would here coal
esce and co-operate for
of free government? Above all, who
could have believed that a form of gov
ernment rarely tried, even in small
states, and when tried found practica
ble only for brief periods, would have
become so stable, so strong, that every
hamlet, every village, is self poised and
manages its own affairs. The achieve
ment is greater than we are able to
know; nor does it lie chiefly in the
millions who, coining from many lands
have here made homes and found them
selves free; nor in the building of cit
ies, the clearing of forests, the draining
of swamps, the binding of two oceans
and the opening of lines of rapid com
munication in every direction. Not to
numbers and wealth do we owe our sig
nificance among the nations, but
to the fact that we have
shown that respect for law is
compatible with civil and religious lib
erty; that a free people can become
prosperous and strong and preserve
order without king or standing army;
that the state and the church can move
in separate orbits and still co-cperate
for the common welfare; that men of
different races and beliefs may live to
gether in peace, and that in spite of an
abnormally rapid increase of population
and of wealth ; ami of the many evils
thence resulting, the prevailing tend
ency is to unity of thoughts and senti
ment, thus plainly manifesting the
vigor of our life and institutions; that
the government of the majority, where
men put their trust in God and in
knowledge, is, in the end, the govern
ment of the good and wise." Of the
he said: "All observers remark its
great development here, the rapid in
crease in the number of its adherents,
its growth in wealth and influence, the
firm but gentle hand which brings het
erogeneous populations under the con
trol of a common faith and disciple, the
ease with which it adapts itself to new
conditions and organizes itself in spite
of unfriendly public opinion and of
great and numerous obstacles, in spite
of the burden which high achievements
impose and of the lack of easy and
supple movements, which gathering
years- imply, to enter new fields, to
bend one's self to unaccustomed
work and to struggle for the
right to live, in the midst of
a generation heedless of the
good and mindful only of the
evil which has been associated with
one's life. And this is what the Catholic
church in America has had to do; and
has done with a success which recalls
the memory of the spread of Christian
ity through the Roman empire. It
counts its members here by millions,
while a hundred years ago it counted
them by thousands, and its. priests,
churches, schools and institutions of
charity it reckons by the thousands,
while then they could be counted
hardly by tens. And public opinion
which was then hostile is no longer so
in the same degree. Prejudice has
not indeed ceased to exist, for
where there is a question of re
ligion, of society, of uolitics, even the
fairest minds fail to see things as they
are, and the multitude, it may be sup
posed, will never become Impartial; but
the tendency of our life and of the age
is opposed to bigotry, and as we lose
faith in the justice and efficacy of per
secution, we perceive more clearly that
true religion can neither be defended
nor progated by violence and intoler
ance; by appeals to sectarian bitterness
and national hatred. And by none is
this more sincerely acknowledged or
more deeply felt than by the Catholics
of the United States." The bishop pre
dicted a splendid future for the church,
and at the conclusion of his address
said: "And now how shall I more fit
tingly conclude than with the name of
And enlightened mind were the impulse
which has given to what had long been
hope deferred and a dream-like vision,
existence and a dwelling place— Mary
Gwendolen Caldwell."
Bishop Keene, rector of the university,
here stepped forward and addressed
himself to Miss Caldwell, who was
seated at the right and in front of the
platform, reading a short letter from
the cardinal to Miss Caldwell^ express
ing the profound gratitude of the church
for her gift of $300,000, which, he said,
entitles her to be considered the
"foundress of our Catholic University."
Accompanying the cardinal's letter was
one from the pope to Bishop
Keene, expressing gratitude for
Miss Caldwell's munificence, and
bestowing upon her the apos
tolic benediction. Bishop Keane then
handed Miss Caldwell the medal sent to
her by the pope. It is of solid gold and
about two inches in diameter. It was
struck by order of Leo XIII at
the beginning of and in commem
oration of the eighth year of
his pontificate. One side contains the
profile of the pope. On the other is a
representation of the genius of history
lifted aloft by angels, with an inscrip
tion commemorating the opening of the
archives of the Vatican to the historical
researches of the scholars of the world.
Miss Caldwell received the gift
with bowed head. The ceremony of
blessing the site of the chapel and
laying the corner stone was postpone! on
account of rain. These ceremonies will
be performed at a future date. While
the bishops and a few specially invited
guests were dining with the cardinal at
Dr. Chapelle's this evening, the follow
ing cablegram (in Latin) ' was received
from the pope:
•■ "The pontiff offers his hearty congrat
ulations for the work that has just been
begun, and gives his apostolic blessing
to all the bishops."
Almost immediately following came a
cablegram from Rome asking for full
details of the ceremonies, to which an
answer was immediately cabled by
Bishop Keane. _ »
The world's record for rapid handling
of train is said to have been beaten
here to-day. The steamer Monteagle,
Capt. Griffith, made fast to the dock,
adjusted six spouts in her hatches, took
on 50,200, unshipped spouts, then off
ropes and left the dock in fofty-nine
**» '-•-.
Paralytic Strokes. .;->';
Mt^an, May 24.— The : emperor ot
Briitil suffered from paralytic attacks
during the day, but they have now
ceased. He is quiet and his condition
is satisfactory.
Delegate Gifford Says the
People Are Tired of Terri
torial Government.
The Amount Allowed For Ter
ritorial Expenses Ridicul
ously Small.
An Appropriation Wanted For
the River Between Brain
erd and Little Falls.
No Result Reached in the
Fisheries Treaty—
Revenue Collection.
Special to the Globe.
Washington, May 24. —1n committee
of the whole to-day the house discussed
the Dakota bill. Delegate Gilford said:
"1 desire to call the attention of the
committee, and some other people to
that portion of the bill which appropri
ates money to support the territorial
government of Dakota. The amount
accorded in the bill is' $66,000. The
necessary expenses of the territorial
government for the year 1888 will
aggregate $600,000, and of this amount
the people of the territory pay over
$550,000. The amount accorded in
the bill is • largely in excess of
the necessary amount for other years
owing to the session of the legislature,
which convenes January next. Our
legislature meets biennially. The av
erage annual appropriation by the gen
eral government of about 135,000 is a
spoonful of sugar thrown to" 000,000
people to compensate them for a miser
able, carpet-bag territorial government.
Not an officer of our territory who dis
burses territorial money is responsible
to the people for his official acts. Every
one is appointed by the governor, and
nearly every one is a politician who is
found hovering around caucuses and
conventions at every opportunity.
Permit me to say . that 600,000
people in Dakota are heartily
tired of it and would gladly
relieve the people of the United States
from the burden of the pittance an
nually appropriated by the general gov
ernment towards supporting a govern
mental territory." Mr. Springer, of
Illinois, declared that the Democratic
party was in favor of the admission of
Dakota, but it was opposed to a division
of the territory because the sentiment of
the people of Dakota was against the
division. Mr. Springer said that for
partisan purposes gentlemen on the
other side resisted the admission of the
state. For the purpose of getting four
senators they would outrage the voice
of the people and keep them out of the
Union. He wanted to see the great
states come into the Union, full fledged,
and he was in favor of the early admis
sion of every one of the great territories.
The Fisheries Treaty Still Hangs
Washington, May 24.— The secret
session of the senate to-day was without
result. The motion of Mr. Sherman to
proceed to consider the fisheries treaty
with open doors, which was the pending
question, was debated for two hours,
but without developing anything of in
terest. Neither party was in a position
to have its way regardless of the other.
The Democrats left no doubt of their
purpose to delay action, [though fili
bustering in the accepted sense of the
term was not undertaken. Late in the
afternoon Mr. Jones, of Arkansas,
moved to adjourn over till Monday, and
the yeas and nays were ordered. The
division was upon strict party lines, and
the motion was lost by a tie vote. Sen
ator Morgan then took the floor and an
nounced his intentioh to talk till Satur
day night, whereupon the senate ad
journed till to-morrow.
Internal Revenue Collections.
Washington, May 24.— collec
tions of internal revenue for the first
ten months of the fiscal year ending
June 30, 1888, amount to $100,406,452;
being an increase of $5,153,385 over the
collections during the corresponding
period of the previous fiscal year.
The River and Harbor Bill.
Washington, May 24.— The senate
committee on commerce to-day gave a
hearing to senators who are not mem
bers of the committee. The amended
river and harbor bill, which was re
ported, printed and recommitted, was
before the committee and about a dozen
senators took the opportunity to advo
cate the restoration of provisions of the
house bill which were struck out by the
senate committee. The committee was
urged to reverse its work in respect to
nearly every item it had cut out or cut
down. Mo action was taken and the bill
still remains before the committee sub
ject to amendment.
Gen. Sheridan's Illness.
Washington, May 24.— C01. Sheridan
said to-day, in referring to Gen. Sheri
dan, "He is still somewhat weak and
his physician has advised him to take a
few days more rest. He will probably
be all right again by Monday. I wish
you would contradict the story that the
general is suffering from a paralytic
stroke. He is not "suffering from par
alysis, apoplexy, or anything serious,
and whoever says he is knows nothing
whatever about the case.
Tackled by Davis.
WASHiNGTON.May 24.— Senator Davis
to-day proposed an amendment to the
river and harbor bill to restore to 1650,
--000 the appropriation for the improve
ment of the Mississippi river between
Minneapolis and the Dcs Moines rapids.
The senate committee reduced the
amount appropriated for' this purpose
by the house bill from $650,000 to $500,
Bills Referred.
Special to the Globe.
Washington, May Among the
bills referred to the house was the sen
ate bill granting right of way to the
Yankton & Missouri Valley Railway
company through the Yankton Indian
reservation, Dakota; also' senate bill to
increase the appropriation for the erec
tion of "the public building at Winona,
Minn. -V-i
To Curtail the Veto Power.
Washington, May 24.— 1n the senate
to-day Mr. Stewart called up the joint
resolution for a constitutional amend
ment reducing to a simple majority the
vote necessary to override a presidential
veto and addressed the senate in its sup
port. At the conclusion of Mr."* Stew- j '
art's sptejh the senate went into secret •
session. - ,';,'-, ) j
Appropriation Wanted.
Special to the Globe. V i
Washington, . May 24.— Senator
Davis introduced a memorial of the ;
chamber of commerce of Little Falls
praying for an appropriation of $50,000
for the improvement of the river be
tween Brainerd and Little Falls, to
make it navigable.
The Sisseton Agent Confirmed.
Washington, May 24.— The senate
has confirmed James -D. Jenkins, of
Osage, 10., to be agent for the Indians
of the Sisseton agency of Dakota. V
The Copyright Bill.
Washington, May 24.— house
judiciary committee to-day directed Mr.
Collins to report favorably the senate ,
copyright bill, with an amendment in
cluding chromos in the class of pro
tected publications.
Bishop of Detroit,- Wvl
Washington, May . 24.— Cardinal
Gibbons has been notified of the ap
pointment of Dr. John S.Foley, of St.
Martin's church, Baltimore, to be
bishop of Detroit.
Postoffice Appropriations.
Washington, May 24 After a long \
discussion to-day, the house passed the
postoffice appropriation bill.
Mrs. Cleveland Visits the" Great
Publishing House. '
Philadelphia, May 24.— Mrs. Cleve
land devoted several hours to-day to
sight-seeing and visiting different places
of interest in the city. Shortly before
noon George W. Childs repaired to
the Academy of Music where, accord
ing to previous, arrangements, he was
conducted to " Mrs. Cleveland," and
shortly afterwards and in company with
Rev. Charles Wood and Mrs. Wood, of
Germantown, with whom the president's
wife stopping during her brief stay
in the city; Miss Wood, of Scarborough,
N. V.: Mrs. Wi9{or Morris and Miss
Hoy, of Bellefonte, Pa., he took car
riages and was driven to the Ledger
office, where the party was
joined by Mayor Fuller and J.
G. Rosengarten. The vistors were
conducted to Mr. Childs' private office
where they at once became interested
in the many souvenirs for which that
sanctum is famous. Mrs. Cleveland was ;
especially pleased with the many hand- j ,
some and choice relics of Gen. Grant's ; ;
trip abroad, and was also entertained .
with Mr. Childs' description of the his
toric reminiscences connected with his ,
large collection of clocks, and other
fruits of a life's collection of relics.
Arranged on a table in the outer office '
leading up to Mr. Childs' sanctum,
were several complete sets of silver
desk ornaments, numbering about sixty
in all, each set being of a different ' de
sign. After Mrs. Cleveland inspected:
the different relics, she was invited by '
Mr. Childs into the outer office,
and conducted to the table on
which the silver ornaments were
displayed. "As a memento of your
visit to-day. said Mr. Childs, "I desire
to present you with one of these sets.
you can make your own selection."
"They are all so pretty that it's difficult
to determine which is the handsomest,,'
said Mrs. Cleveland, smiling. With the
aid of the other ladies " she selected a
•set, and it was forwarded to the White
house this afternoon. All the ladies,
including Mrs. Cleveland, were also pre
sented by Mr. Childs with a handsome
cup and saucer. . A visit was then made
to Independence hall, after which the
party proceeded to Drexel's banking
house, and were introduced to the mem
bers of the firm. At 1:80 o'clock the
sight-seeing trip was brought to a-ter
mination, and the carriages conveyed
the entire party to the Belle
vue hotel, where a number
of ladies and gentlemen had
assembled in one of the parlors on the
invitation of Mr. Childs to meet the dis
tinguished lady. At 2 o'clock a lunch
was partaken of, at which the following
were present: Mrs. Cleveland, Rev. and
Mrs.Charles Wood, Miss Wood. Mr. and
Mrs. George W. Childs, Hon. Edwin 11..
Fitter, Dr. and Mrs. S. Weir Mitchell.
Dr. J. M. Decosta, Dr. and Mrs. Samuel
W. Gross, John C. Bullett, Mrs. S. 11.,
Hayes, of Paris; Robert 11. MacCartar,'
of New York, and J. G. Rosengarten.
Mrs. Cleveland's stay at the Bellevue
was prolonged for several hours, and on
leaving the hotel with Rev. and Mrs.
Wood they took a train for the hitters
residence in Germantown. Mrs. Cleve
land will remain in Germantown till to
morrow morning, when she will depart
for Princeton, N. J., where she will be
the guest of Prof. Maynard, of the Col
lege of New Jersey, for several days.
Prince Henry and Princess Irene
Bf.ki.in, May 24.— The marriage cere
mony of Prince Henry, second son of
Emperor Frederick, and Princess Irene,
third daughter of Grand Duke Lud
wig of Hesse, \^as solemnized in
the chapel of Cbarlottenberg castle
to-day. All the bells at Chariottenberg.
were rung at noon to announce that the:
ceremony had commenced, and a salute ;
of thirty-six guns fired at 12:30 an-'
nounced that the bride and bridgroom'
had exchanged rings. Both Emperor I
Frederick and the Dowager Empress'
Augusta were present during the
ceremony. Prince Henry and the
Crown Prince were dressed in naval
uniforms. Thousands of people were
assembled outside the castle. When
the aged Gen. Yon. Moltke arrived he!
was enthusiastically greeted by the;
multitude. The bride and bridegroom
are first cousins, and are grandchildren
of Queen Victoria of England, Princess;
Irene being the daughter of the late
Princess Alice. j .
Crops Damaged by Hail.
Sulphur Springs, Tex., May 24.— A'
destructive hail storm passed over the
country two miles east of this place
Tuesday, doing great damage to grow
ing crops and fruit trees. The storm !
covered a.belt three miles wide. The -
cotton plants were completely destroyed,"
and must be replanted. Corn was also
badly damaged. The hailstones were
so large that they broke shingles on the:
roofs of houses and tore limbs from'
trees. The village of Brookston, in ■
Lamar county, is reported to have been
almost demolished by the storm, but no '■
loss of life is reported.
0.7: -**fc
A Texas Cyclone.
Corsicana, Tex., May 24.— One of
the worst storms that ever visited this
section occurred last night, . The storm i .
began at 11 o'clock and continued for
half an hour. The damage to business! •
and residence property will exceed
$25,000. The damage to crops cannot be
estimated, but it is very great. Over a :
dozen buildings were unroofed. The
dry goods establishment ot A. Fox & -
Bro., sustains a loss of $10,000. About a
dozen small houses were demolished. 1 ■
No lives were lost. The colored Meth
odist church and Odd Fellows' hall 1
were blown to pieces. Nearly all the •
trees in the city, and for miles sur- J
rounding were blown down. ;|-
Claims of a Strong Foothold
in the New York
New York Figures , : Place
Blame's Nomination a
Dead Certainty.
Who Will Present the Various
Condidates to the Two
Rev. Wash to Discuss the
Tariff Bill at Fergus Falls,
June 1.
Washington, May 24.— The Illinois
ans who are pushing the Ore sham move
ment are working on the theory of se
curing a few influential men in each
delegation which they do not control as
a nucleus of concentration if it be found
that Mr. Blame is out of the field. The
Gresham managers claim to have a
foothold in the New York delegation
which can be turned to excellent ac
count after her own candidates are out
of the way. In Pennsylvania there are
five delegates known to be for Gresham,
McManes being one of them. There
appears to be a suspicious lack
of enthusiasm and multiplicity
of doubts among the Sherman delegates
which leads to the inference that the
Sherman men, led by Quay, will turn in
for Gresham if they find that their first
choice cannot make it. Senator Quay,
in a conversation to-day, insisted that
Mr. Blame was not a candidate and that
no hasty action would betaken. It is
evident that he is not altogether satis
lied of the availability of Senator Sher
man, although he would like to see him
nominated. The senator will leave here
for West Point to witness the gradua
tion of his son on June 11, and then
will proceed at once to Chicago, arriv
ing three or four days in advance of the
meeting of the convention. A meet
ing has ' been quietly proposed at
Chicago on the 17th or 18th of June
among the representative men in each
delegation in order to compare notes
and lay down a line of action which will
promote harmony and order in the con
vention proceedings. Senator Quay
concurs in the opinions of others who
will be factors in the methods and re
sults of the convention that there will !
be no stampede in favor of anyone.
That whatever is done will be after
careful deliberation. Senator Cameron
expects to take no part in the action of
the state delegation or ot the conven
tion. lie says that he is for the nominee
and will take an active part in the cam
paign and contribute every effort in his
power to make it a winning race.
Blame's Nomination Certain The
Vice Presidency..
New York, May 24.— Mr. Blame's
friends in this part of the country have
ceased " altogether to discuss the presi
dential nomination from any other
standpoint than that of his certain
nomination. They figure* up to-day
over 420 votes as certain to be cast for
him on the first formal ballot, which is
more than a nomination. They show
up their claims by citing the states in
whicn they expect the votes, and
although other candidates dispute the
figures, there is no one willing to stand
to the front and tell whether the
figures can be challenged.
The discussion has drifted off onto
the vice presidential nomination, which
is rapidly crystallizing around Warner
Miller, of New York. At first blush
this looks like a neglect of the West
that would breed disaster, but it seems
to have been the suggestion .of
Western men, *" who declare * that
cabinet offices are better for Western
states than the empty honors of the vice
presidency. Indiana Democrats could
probably give them some points on that.
Gen. Harrison, of Indiana, has been the
favorite Western name coupled with
Blame's name until a recent period.
The candidacy of Judge Gresham for
president, bolstered up by a sister state,
has destroyed both men. " Senator Alli
son is known to prefer the senate. Gov.
Foraker, Glen. Alger, . and Warner
Miller are the names upon which dis
cussion centers. Miller is a soldier of
good record, who left a professorship
for the army. He is warmly espoused
as the champion of the agricultural in
terests in the senate. He is a promi
nent Methodist, and might thereby stay
the prohibition tide. Moreover he is in
the pivotal state. The argument in his
favor is that by his nomination the Re
publicans in all the other states that
Blame carried in ISB4 will be assured
that it is the purpose of the party to
carry New York. In" that belief they
will work all the harder to carry their
own states. V -;.
Who Will Present the Various
Candidates at the Two Con
ventions. .
Washington, D. C, May 22.— The
details of the two great national con
ventions are being arranged. At St.
Louis the renomination of Cleveland
will be made by Daniel Lockwood, of
New York. Lockwood has nominated
Grover Cleveland for every public office
he has held— sheriff, mayor, governor
and president of the United States.
Three years ago there was almost a rup
ture between them. The president de
clined to provide a place Lockwood
sought, but it was bridged over by giv
ing him a United States attorneyship.
If the present arrangements be not dis
turbed. Ben Butterworth will present
John Sherman's name. Butterworth is
loyal to the Ohio senator and anxiously
desires his nomination. Ex-Congress
man Lynch, of Mississippi, a colored
delegate, will" second the nomination.
The"claims of Gresham as a candidate
will be presented by Leonard Swett, of
Chicago. It was Mr. Swett who nomi
nated Abraham Lincoln, the first suc
cessful! candidate of the Republican
party. He is . chosen for a like duty
after the lapse of many . years, not for
the vigor with which he will invest the
speech, but rather for. the charm which
attached to his previous task and the
good luck which followed. The Sher
man-Harrison combine have started in
to vigorously assail the Gresham move
ment. W. W. Dudley, of pension fame,
declares that Illinois is not honestly for
Gresham, but that ex-Congressman Mc-
Nulta, whom Gresham made receiver of;
the Wabash railroad, system, is the
laboring oar behind the boom, using the
power of the corporation turned over to
him to jog it along. "I will guarantee,"
said Dudley to-day, "to carry Indiana
for Harrison if he is the nominee, and I
will not go near the state." Blame's
name will not be formally presented at
Chicago. It break out as a confla
gration, so to speak. Allison will proba
bly be nominated by ex-congressman
Hepburn, of lowa, an impassioned
A word to Gov. Gray. He ought to
get communication with the White
house. Otherwise the mouth portraits
given of him by his Indiana enemies
may ingulf him under the profound dis
pleasure of one Grover Cleveland. .
W. C. Macß.
Gresham's Boom Getting Larger
Every Da}'.
Washington, May 24.—Ex-Congress
man George It. Davis, of Chicago, who
arrived here at the beginning of the
week with the Gresham boom, is still in
town, and spends much of his time on
the floor of the house. He has been seen
in friendly conversation with his old
antagonist, Congressman Mason, of Chi
cago, who made the vulgar speech a
few days ago. The Gresham movement
has not especially appreciated since the
arrival of Davis, but it is still regarded
as the most formidable next to Blame.
The Sherman men are not making
much headway in the attempt to flatter
themselves with the idea that the Gres
ham boom is a mere Blame side show.
Though Blame is still in advance of the
column, there is a feeling of uncertainty
among many of those who have hereto
fore looked upon the matter as settled.
There is so little room for discussion as
to who the Democratic nominee will be
that the political gossips are turning to
the Republicans for texts, and there is
just enough of mystery about the con
duct of Mr. Blame to promote guessing.
Colorado for Cleveland.
Denver, May 24.— The session of the
Democratic State convention to-day was
a stormy one. A bitter fight followed
the report of the committee on perma
nent organization. It began in the com
mittee room and extended to the con
vention, and consumed the entire after
noon session. The convention finally
voted down the majority report, and
adopted the minority report. This was
followed by the unanimous election of
Thomas M. Palmerson, of Denver, as
delegate to St. Louis, and the conven
tion adjourned until this evening. The
remaining delegates are Tim Ryan, of
Lake county; Casamire Barela, of Las
Afimas county; George W. Thatcher, of
Pitkin county: J. N. Carlisle, of Pueblo
county, and E. A. Ballard, of Lorimer
county. The delegation is for Cleve
A Blame Delegation.
Raleigh, N. C, May 24.— The state
Republican convention reassembled
this morning. C. F. McKesson was
nominated auditor; G. A. Bingham
treasurer; Thomas P. Devereaux attor
ney general; J. B. Mason superintend
ent of public instruction; I). L. Russell,
B. Buxton and D. M. Finches supreme
court judges. The resolutions adopted
favor the repeal of the internal revenue
laws; an equitable adjustment of taxa
tion and the reduction of the surplus by
the passage of the Blair bill. Col. James
E. Boyd, chairman of the convention,
and Augustus Moore were nominated
for electors at large. Both are pro
nounced Blame mem, •-■
New Democratic Club. ...
Special to the Globe.
CrEsco, 10., May 2-I.— Last night the
preliminary steps were taken at the
court house, to organize a Democratic
club in Cresco. Forty names were ob
tained on an impromptu call, and a
committee of three appointed to pro
cure signatures. Wednesday evening,
May 30, the formal organization and
election of officers of the club will oc
cur. Steps will then be taken to fully
organize the county. c*"3
A Preacher on the Tariff.
Special to the Globe.
Fergus Falls, Minn., May 24.— Rev.
F. B. Nash, the well-known tariff re
form speaker of Minnesota, by special
request of the Fergus Falls Democratic
club has consented to deliver a speech
on the tariff at Fergus Falls Friday,
June 1. This is the date on which the
Farmers' alliance hold their annual
meeting here to elect their officers for
the ensuing year and transact other
Involving the Honesty of Govern
ment Officials.
Cincinnati, May 24.— 0n May 10 the
Cincinnati Price Current stated that it
had information that the Chicago
bulge in grain on the 9th was due to
the fact that information had leaked
out from the department of agriculture
at Washington to a Western speculator
that the government report of the 10th
wouid show an average of 73 per cent
of winter wheat, which turned out to
be tne report. This elicited a press re
port from Statistician Dodge that
the Price Current prediction was
only a coincidence, or a guess,
and that the theory that the
information leaked out irom the
Washington department was absurd.
The Price Current said further, the
leak was not from the statistician, but
from a higher official. To-day
Charles B. Murray, editor of the Price
Current, will say editorially in answer
to Mr Dodge:
"We will say that our information
included the name of the government
official which was attached to the
advance report, also that of the receiver
of this special information, a very
prominent Western speculator in wheat
and other products. As to our informa
tion we have advised Statistician Dodge
by letter in reply to his inquiry con
cerning the matter. We can substan
tiate every statement made or implied
in our declarations."
Attempts to Burn an Asylum.
San Francisco, May 24.— at
tempts that were made Saturday night
to burn St. Vincent's orphan asylum, at
San Rafael, this state, were renewed
Tuesday night and yesterday morning.
The asylum has within its walls about
600 orphans. It seemed positive that
the fire in. each case had been started by
one or more of the children in the
building. One boy has confessed hav
ing aided in starting the fires, and ; sev
eral of them are now under arrest.
These fires have thrown the majority of
the orphans into the greatest '. fear, as
during at least one of the Incendiary
attempts, the building came near being
consumed. From the partial confession
made it would seem that the boys sim
ply tried to burn the building down in
order to escape.
*» —
Special to the Globe.
. St. Cloud, May 24.— John Meher,
aged eighty-seven, living at Richmond ■
and one of the old settlers of this county,
died suddenly at that place ; yesterday.
'He leaves a family of five children, all ;
grown ..7'77''' W "*
Special to the Globe.
- Hastings, Minn., May Ovid E.
De Silva and family, went to ' Hudson,
Wis., . about a month ago to attend the
funeral of his brother-in-law, . Patrick
Murray. During his stay there he -was
taken ill with pneumonia, and yester
day his father, S. L. De Silva, returned
with the sad news of his son's death,
taking place in the morning from
Fourteen Miles of River One
Solid Mass of Saw
Piled in Places to a Height of
Seventy-Five to One Hun
dred Feet.
A Grand Convention Day at
Huron, Dak., on
July 12. „
Helena's New Water Works
System Tested—General
"Northwest News.
Special to the Globe.
Chippewa Falls, Wis., May 24.—
The heavy rains are still causing great
damage and loss to lumbermen and
fanners. The big jam at Little Falls
now extends for a distance of fourteen
miles. The logs are piled in some
places from seventy-five to one hundred
feet high. The scene is one of the
greatest imaginable, and is attracting
gre^at crowds of sight-seers despite the
weather. A large crew of
men is constantly at work at
tempting to break it. All the
mills along the Chippewa river are
closed with the exception of C, L. & B.
company's at this place. Another large
jam has formed on Yellow river, a trib
utary of the Chippewa, four miles north
of this city at Coulburndani. The com
panies are doing all in their power to
break the jams, but it will be useless
until the water is low. The high water
prevented the trains of the Chicago, Mil
waukee* St. Paul railroad from moving
to-day. and report has it that it will be
twelve or fifteen days before they will
have them in running shape again.
They have only been open from Waba
sha four days.
Huron Will Be Captured by Four
. Conventions July 12.
Special to the Globe.
Huron, Dak., May 24.— A call will
likely be issued from here to-morrow
for a convention of the friends of two
states. Fully 1,000 delegates and repre
sentatives from North and South Da
kota will be here on July 10 and 11.
This call is signed by Gen. Campbell as .
chairman of the committee and 700 dele
gates. A special call for a convention
on the Pith is signed by Hon. D. W.
Diggs. of Milbank, and 300 business
men, bankers, farmers I and merchants.
A call signed by Hon. John A. Owen, of
De Sinet, and 100 lawyers, is for a con
vention the same day and place. The
third is a call for a clergymen's conven
tion, signed by ltev. D. S. Mc-
Caslin. pastor of the Presby
terian church at Huron; Rev.
Joseph Ward, D. D., president of Yank
ton college; Rev. W. Ely. of Lamoure;
Rev. E. Hager, 'Madison; Rev. E. E.
Clough, Watertown ; Rev. A. W. Adkin
son. Mitchell; Rev. O, E, Murray,
Woonsocket, and fifty other ministers
will be held on the 12th. The last is a
call for an editorial convention, July 12,
signed by Augustine Davis, president
of the Dakota Press association; Hon.
W. S. Bowen, Yankton Press and Da
kotian, and 100 other editors. All the
conventions will be followed by meet
ings of the various state organizations
for the discussion of the action of the
general convention. These meetings
will be called by members of respective
bodies. Already much interest is being
awakened in the approaching gathering,
and Huron will give all a grand wel
Helena's New Water Works.
Special to the Globe.
Helena, Mont., May 24.— new
water works for Helena were tested to
day in the presence of 10,000 people.
The works cost $500,000. The citizens
turned out in carriages this afternoon
and accompanied the procession to the
water works and through the town.
The works consist of well and pumping
plant in the valley, a reservoir contain
ing 8,000,000 gallons and fourteen miles
of pipe. The works are capable of sup
plying 4,000,0000 gallons daily to the
city. The test of the works was made
and demonstrated every advantage
claimed. This . makes the third water
works in Helena. It was an occasion of
public rejoicing and the celebration is
still in progress.
Beloit's Good Luck.
Special to the Globe.
Beloit, Wis., May 24.—Arrange
ments have been made by which the
Berlin Machine company will immedi
ately remove its works to this city. The
company has already acquired a repu
tation and will start their new plant
with . $100,000 capital. The enterprise
will employ 100 hands. The plant for
merly owned by the O. E. Merrill com
pany has already been purchased at a
great reduction, and a large new
foundry and other buildings will be
Dragged to Death.
Special to the Globe.
Canton, Dak., May 24.— A twelve
year-old son of Borjol Olsen, who lives
seven miles southeast of this city, was
killed yesterday afternoon by falling off
a horse and being dragged for some dis
tance. He and his brother, who are
both blind, were out in the field work
ing, and when a thunder storm came up
they attempted to ride home. The
horses became frightened, and the older
boy fell between them and was caught
in the harness, being dragged some dis
tance before he was killed.
The Pistol Was Loaded.
Special to the Globe.
Beatrice, May While a num
ber of scholars were rehearsing "Uncle
Tom's Cabin" at a school house in the
southwestern part of the county last
night J. W. Fouls, | the teacher of the
school, playfully pointed a pistol at a
young man named Sam Stump . and
pulled the trigger. The weapon was
discharged, killing Stump instantly.'
Stump's remains were taken to his home
in Appanoose county, 10. Fouls is
nearly frantic. BBSS
Wished to Save Expenses. *
Special to the Globe.
. Columbus, Neb., May 24. — Albert
Damkee, the old German who murdered
his wife on his son-in-law's farm, near
here, a few weeks ago, by beating her
brains out with a club, was found hang
ing dead in his cell this morning. lie
Will Not Displease Mr. Oilman.
NO. 146.
had used his suspenders and a handker
chief for a noose. He left a letter, writ
ten in German, saying that he wished to
save the county further expense on his
account, and asking to be buried be'sida
his wife.
A New Indian School.
Special to the Globe.
Rapid City, Dak., May 24.— T0-day
i land was purchased just north of tha
1 city for the site of an Indian school to
be established by Bishop W. H. Hare,
The school will be built and endowed]
by a bequest, of which Bishop Hare ia
trustee. The work of erection of the
buildings . will commence at once, as it
is desired to have the school open next
winter. The pupils will come from the
Sioux nations.
Watching the Crop "prospect.
Special to the Globe.
Watertown, Dak., May 24.— This
morning a special train arrived on the
Chicago & Northwestern railroad. On
the train were some of the officers of the
road and a number of heavy wheat
dealers. They are looking* the crop
prospects over along the line. From
here they journeyed westward.
Last Act of the Tragedy.
Special lo the Globe.
Ashland, Wis., May 24.— The re
mains of Ella Ben Wards, murdered by
Billy Andrews, were buried to-day, no
reply being received from her relatives,
who are wealthy farmers living near
Fort Wayne, Lad. Andrews has made
a clean breast of the whole affair and
will recover from his self-inflicted
Wedded at Winona.
Special to the Globe.
Winona, Minn., May 24.— James B.
Sturtevant, of Stillwater, and Miss Ada
Belle Merrill, of this city, were married
last evening at the residence of the
bride's mother, on East Walnut street,
by Rev. J. 11. Crum, of the First Con
gregational church. They left for an
Eastern trip, and will be at home after
June lat Stillwater. .'. -'*.* ;
- A Creditable Showing.
Special to the Globe.
Red Wing, May 24.— The annual* in
spection of Company G, M. N. G., took
place last evening at Armory hall, con
ducted by Col. Chr. Brandt. The com
pany had some fifty members inline
and made a very satisfactory showing.
Col. W. B. Bend was present.
More High Water.
Special to the Globe.
Eau Claire, Wis., May 24.— risa
of several feet in the Chippewa river
has forced six saw mills to suspend
operations, and stopped travel on the
Chippewa Valley division of the Chicago,
Milwakee & St. Paul,
Going to Wabasha. .
Special to the Globe.
Durand, M a 24.— The veterans of
this state will attend the interstate
veterans' reunion at Wabasha in a
body. The reunion will be held June
12, 13 and 14.T : ;"-£: ;
Draw the Two Best Prizes in the
Bishopric Contest. '''
New York, May 24.— When Bishop
Foster called the general Methodist con
. ference to order, all the delegates were
in their places for about the first time
since the opening day, and when Den
nis Osborne, of India, announced the
opening hymn ' the galleries aud boxes
were well filled. . Dr. Newman was in
his customary seat when the result of
the ballot," taken yesterday, was
made known. The ballot resulted in
no election. There were 435 votes cast,
with 2"X) necessary for a choice. Dr.
Newman received 274, Dr. Goodsell 267,
and Dr. Cranston 216. The result had
hardly been announced when Dr. Bay
liss jumped up and offered a resolu
tion in the interest of a fair
count. He suggested that when
a conference was . called the
delegates should rise and pass their
votes to the teller, who would then de
clare the number of votes cast, "on
which an accurate tally should be kept.
The conference would not hear of such
a thing. They were all honest men, and
did not feel inclined to submit to any
such indignity.
The eleventh ballot was soon counted
and resulted as follows: Newman, 270;
Goodsell, 213;. Cranston, 168; Kynett,
79: Payne, 43, and E. O. W. Peck, 26.
The twelfth and thirteenth ballots also
failed to elect a bishop.
Dr. J. P. Newman, of Washington,
was elected as fourth bishop on the
fourteenth ballot amid great excitement
and applause.
On the sixteenth ballot Dr. Goodsell
was elected bishop by a vote of 320 out
Of 430. T...7
The question of establishing a new
Sunday school paper was discussed.
The committee on book concern pre
sented a report recommending the mag
azine The Study, be suspended, and
that the policy of Our Youth be broad
ened. A minority report was presented
recommending the establishment of a
new paper. After much debate the
minority report was tabled and the com
mittee's report was adopted. The
question as to the advisability of ap
pointing a missionary bishop for India,
was under discussion when the tellers
returned and announced Dr. Newman's
election. The fifteenth ballot resulted
in no election, and another was taken,
pending the count of which, the bishop
for India question was taken up. On
the sixteenth ballot Dr. D. A. Goodsell
was elected. Congratulations were
now in order, and the conference ad
journed. _ '..'.
--— *m
A Mother's Brave Act.
Elgin, 111., May 24. — Mrs. F. C.
Krueger, living on North State street,
was killed yesterday in trying to rescue
her eighteen-months old child from an
approaching freight train on the North
western railroad. The child had wan
dered from the house out to the track,
and was also killed, being struck just
as she reached it.

Special to the Globe.
- Ashland, Wis., May 24. — Arrived— Steamei
Fred Kelly and consort, M. It. Warner.
Cleared Steamer Aurora and consort, David
Dows; steamer George Spencer and consort,
M. E. Tremble, ore, Lake Erie points;
steamer Grover and consort, Kent, ore, Ash
tabula and Cleveland.
Special to the Globe.
Duluth, May Arrived— Onoco. ""De
parted— C. J. Sheffield. Two Harbors, for
ore: Nelley, Warner, Fey and Roads, to Ash
land for ore Whitney, Mouteagle and Sage,
to Buffalo, with wheat.
Special to the Globe.
Superior, Wis., May 24. Arrived Oneka
and Charles Wall, from Buffalo, coal. It is
still raining and a heavy fog is hanging over
the harbor.
Qaeenstown — Arrived: Steamer Celtic,
from New York.
* Southampton— Arrived : Steamers Aller,
from New York for Bremen, and Khein,
from Baltimore to Bremen.
Baltimore— Arrived: Steamers Weser, from
Bremen, and Montana, from London. -•-■*,»_
, Boston— Steamer Kansas, from
' Liverpool. •'-■
New York— Arrived : Steamer Moravia,
from Hamburg. •
Plymouth— Arrived: Steamer Rotterdam,
from New York to Rotterdam.

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