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TO YOUNG MEN FROM William Dawson, The Millionaire Banker, in the SUNDAY GLOBE. VOL. X. M'GILLISLOSING Scheffer and Merriam Getting a Decided Lead Over Him* A Late Convention Promised, the Call Being- in Two Hands. The Grain Business Fair When You Have Politi cal Strength. Gilman Gives Fletcher a Hint That He Is Not a Guy. Capt. Reed and D. I. Hall Chat of the Out look. Blame Appears to Suit the McGill and Scheffer Boomers. 0 AMOUNT of ex plaining nor allega tions of bidden strength at the pres ent time can convince the average observer but that Gov. McGill is a bad third in the gubernatorial - race, Merriam a good sec ond and Scheffer first. Six weeks ago this was not the situ- ation. Gov. McGill had an unquestioned lead and the Merriam and Scheffer forces were scarcely in sight. But since that time the small army of canvassers that Merriam has had in the field, and the growth of the Sclieffer alliance move ment have been potent factors in weak ening the state house aggregation. The enthusiasm is following Scheffer, while a still hunt plays about the heels of Merriam. McGill is left to face the treachery of alleged friends, and to ponder on the mutability of things in general. So serious is the disaffection from McGill that his closest advisers are suspected of ulterior designs. Loren Fletcher stood in the Merchants one day last week. Oilman was talking with him. Said Loren: "1 believe McGill is going to get there and I'm going to do all that 1 can to help him win." Oilman laughed— a cruelly suspicious laugh— before he answered: "See here, Loren, you know that I'm no schoolboy, and you needn't try to stuff that rot down me." Fletcher looked his old foe in the face, changed color and turned away. Gov. 1 ' McGill should keen an eye on Loren. ' John L. Oibbs, under personal obliga- ' tions to McGill, is more than suspected ] of having a secret alliance with Mer riam, intending to bring Freeborn county into the state convention unin structed, and at the critical moment giving it to the winner. The last state convention revealed the Merriam strength, and he came out of it in tip-top condition. McGill fared worse, and Scheffer, beyond his work for Castle, made no showing. The still, cunning work is undoubtedly being done by Merriam, but the Scheffer can vass is not in the hands of laggards. As to what McGill is doing, ask the wild waves or the rain-soaked moon. Don't ask any one on earth, for you won't find out. His movements are shrouded in mystery. Darkness envelopes him. He is the last in a race that has just reached the first quarter. RELATIVE STRENGTH. An Accurate Estimate of Where The Trio Stand Now. The Globe's first estimate (six weeks ago) of the strength of the Republican candidates, gave McGill a long lead, that he then did possess. His friends at that time were claiming over 200 ■ votes for him, although the Globe gave him only 140 or 150. To-day a more accurate forecast can be made, and the following table, made up from the claims of McGill. Scheffer and Merriam, does not misrepresent the situation now. A county may be mis- } placed here and there, but throughout 1 the table shows relative"strengtbs fairly. Friends of the candidates admitted this when shown the table. Merriam's full claim of 118 votes is not given him, nor is the Scheffer column accredited with all that its most enthusiastic friends might claim. Claiming and proving are two different tilings. In noticing Mr. Scheffer's lead here, readers will understand that much of it is due to the fact that he represents a new element in the party that just now is very vigor ous and prominent, and which threat ens to revolutionize politics in Minne sota if Loren Fletcher or Stanford Newel succeed with their candidates this year. The table is not the result of guesswork. It is as follows: Mer- Seller- Doubt- Counties. McGill. riam. fer. ful. Aitkin 2 Anoka 4 .... ... rfiecker •••• 4 Beltrami 1 Benton 2 Big Stone 2 fßlueEanh '.'.'. "*8 .... ... ■/Brown 4 /Carlton 2 Carver 3 .... Cass 2/ .... •/Chippewa 3 .Chisago 5 /Clay 4 /Cook .... 1 ■Cottonwood 3 i-CiW Wing 3 .... Dakota .'. 5 .... Dodge 4 Douglas 5 ... • Faribault.... ........ 5 ...» ... 'Fillmore 8 IrFreeborn t* I Goodhue 11 ! -C-rrnat 3 )*' ---Hennepin 17 20 .... ... Houston 5 ..] Hubbard " ' "i 'Isanti 4 ... *'"' Itasca "'"' "i 'Jackson 4 ,'.. Ki.ual.ee . *2 "... Kandiyohi 6 Kittson 2 (•"Lac gui Parle ...... ... 5 ... Lake 2 Le Sueur 4 • Lincoln 3-/ . --Lyon 4v' . McLeod 3 Marshall 3 •'"Martin 3 ✓ . "■"Meeker 5/ Mille Lacs 2 Morrison 3 ... ...*. 6/ •"Murray 3' .Nicollet 4 •Noble 3 Norman 3 i-Olmsted c ■■Otter Tali 10 Pine 2 l^ipestoue 3 .. •/Folk 8 I'ope 4 Ramsey 19 3 .... iJenville 5 r Kice 7 Sock 3 let. Louis 9 i/scott 2 Sherburne 3 Sibley 6 .... ... Stevens 2 fewift 3 'Steams 5 Steele 4 Todd "4 Traverse 2 fWabasha 5 ... ■/Wadena 3 \.. Waseca 4 /Washington (J ... • Watonwan 3 .... »Wilkin 2 • Winona 7 'Wright 7 •Yellow Medicine ... " 4 ... Total 75 94 123 74 A number of counties in the upper portion of the Fourth district, where Loren Fletcher had a grip, are now given to Merriam on reliable reports that he has secured them. Blue Earth can no longer be counted as doubtful, but Otter Tail, while given to McGill, may yet surprise somebody. Scheffer leads, but when the wheel' has turned again it may not be. "Words cannot describe the amount of enthusiasm possessed by the Scheffer men now, just as it would be impossible to de scribe the discreet silence of Merriam. FROM NELSON'S HAUNTS. A Forecast of the Situation There as Received From Fergus. Fergus Falls advices confirm the Globe's recent publications as to the Republican congressional fight now waging in the Fifth district. No one of the five candidates is certain of the nomination; but Corliss, of Otter Tail, lias a winning gait if his delegation (to be elected) helps him to keep it. A close estimate of how the candidates will stand in the convention on the first ballot has been made and is as follows: Conn- Bar- Buck- Com- Cor- Doubt *. ties. to. man. stock, liss. St'rns. ful. Aitkin 2 .. "\. Becker 4 .. '* "* Beltrami .. .. i " Benton 2 Big I-Hone 3 '" Carlton .. .. 2 Cass 2 Clay Af Cook . . . . i Crow Wing. .. 3 Douglas 5 Grant Hubbard 1 .. 3 Itasca 1 Kittson .. .. 2 Lake .. .. 2 Marshall .. .. 3 Mille Lncs. .. 2 "Morrison 3 Norman 3 .. Otter Tail 10 Poik 8* Pope 4 St. Louis .' Steams 5 Stevens.... 3 Todd 4 Traverse .. .. .. ■"» Wadena .. .. . 3 Wilkin 2 Total 24 15 16 13 23 8 Total, 99; to nominate, 50. The pleasant feature of the contest, and in striking contrast with the Nel son-Kindred one, is, that it is being waged with the utmost good feeling. Back talk and loud words are not mani fest—a new state of affairs for Filth district Republicans. D. E. Meyers, of St. Cloud, and Hon. D. H. Freeman, of the same city, dined at the Merchants yesterday with Judge Collins. They discussed the situation in the Fifth and agreed that Barto had the lead, and really more votes than the above table gives him, Mr. Meyers was asked: "How will Barto stand on the tariff!" His reply was, "He will take the same position that Knute Nelson does." "But since Nelson's platform is in opposition to the Republican party's national and state declarations on the tariff, are you going to advise the farmers to vote for Barto and cut the rest?" To this poser no response could be given, and the subject was dropped. TWO WORTHY GENTLEMEN. Capt. Reed and Senator Hall Ex change Views on Politics. Capt. A. 11. Reed, of Glencoe, and D. S. Hall, of Renville, both aspirants for congressional honors in the Third dis trict, were seated together in the Mer chants yesterday afternoon discussing the situation in a most harmonious manner. "Should 1 be accorded the nomination by the convention which meets at Red Wing the 28th of next month," said Capt. Reed, "I promise to reduce Mac- Donald's majority in Dakota county from 000 to 500, in Carver county from 1,200 to 500 and in McLcad county from 750 to 200." "And in that event," interposed Senator Hall, "you would have a walk over. That reminds me," continued Mr. Hall, "that although I worked for the success of delegates favorable to Capt. Reed in Renville county, and was j able to accomplish such a result, the I county convention of Swift instructed ' its iv.vi* UcififiW-s to Tote iw we iur SAINT PAUL, MINN. SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 26, 1888.— TWELVE PAGES. congress, and I think that figure con stitutes my strength. * * "It is not always well to be too strong at the outset," remarked Capt. Iteed, "and that was demonstrated at the con vention two years ago when I lost the nomination. Sly friends were too numerous at the beginning of the con vention and this scared my opponents and made the combination possible which resulted in my defeat. "Out of sixty -three delegates who will compose the next convention, I think 1 can count pretty safely upon twenty one who are pledged to me and the re mainder are foot-loose with the possible exception of about ten who are supposed to be for Maj. Strait. The latter assured me recently that he was not a candidate nor did he desire the nomination, and he went further than this by going to his friends and asking them to support me in the convention." * * * "Editor Herbert will not under any circumstances be a candidate, having profited by his experience of two years ago and does not desire any further political strife in his. To be sure there are a number of people in our district who would like to go to Washington, aid it is a laudable ambition, but only 01. c man can be chosen, and to be can did, 1 hope I will be that man. There is no discord in our ranks and the cam paign will be conducted on an amicable basis and the winner of the nomination will receive the united support of the other candidates. A LATE DATE Proposed for the Republican State Convention. ' The man who whittles and says nothing is the one who can tell when the next Republican state convention will be held. None of the candidates will say. The complexion of the pres ent state central committee is given as follows: For McGill— John S. Pillsbim*,D. B. Searle, A. T. Jackson, B. F. Collins, S. ii. Allen, C. Huntin_ton— G. For Merriam— N. O. Werner, Stanford Newel, 1). Sinclair, K. G. Evans, Joel F. Heatwole, E. P. Freeman— 6. For Sclieffer— D. F. Morgan, C. L. Brown Both Scheffer and Merriam are re ported as desiring a late convention, say in September. What McGill wants nobody knows. It is almost certain that the Democratic state convention will be held first. GRAIN INSPECTION. A Revelation That May Bring v About Others. The Globe begins to find itself sus tained in the position that it has taken, that the grain inspection system of the state is a vast political machine used to farther the interests of certain poli ticians and not to benefit the farmers. The following from the Battle Lake Review exposes a state of affairs de manding close attention from the farm ers: "Our readers will remember that our independent wheat buyer, A. C. Hatch, was compelled last fall to suspend buy ing several times for the want of cars, and that finally, Nov. 5, he was notified by the Northern Pacific Railroad com pany's agent that unless lie reduced his price 2 cents to conform to the price paid by the elevator companies here lie would receive no cars at all. Mr. Hatch made complaint of same to the board of railroad and warehouse commission, and -they at once decided that lie had no cause for complaint. Mr. Hatch suspended buying until about the first of the present month, could get no cars at first, but all at once, to his surprise, his orders were filled very promptly, and since he has received all cars that he required. L. W. Wilson, of Maine, this county, tells a little story that may explain matters. About the first of May Mr. Wilson was at St. Paul, met one of the honorable commissioners, who, learning that he was from Otter Tail, asked about Mr. Hatch, and inquired if he had political influence. Mr. Wilson informed him that Hatch carried a very heavy stock of that and he knew how to apply it, and also that he was getting rather tired of the present board of commissioners. The honorable commissioner said he must do something for him, and lie probably did. It seems to be the disad vantage of independent wheat dealers that elections do not come oftener, especially when they are supposed to possess the required influence. The apathy, or something worse,of the grain commissioners during the past year has made independent grain houses almost inoperative, and another term of the same board would drive out all competi tion and leave this business wholly in" the hands of the. old grinders, whose methods dire past experience has given the farmers just reason to complain. Tne thing the farmers should bear in mind : the board of railroad and ware house commissioners are appointed by the governor and that if a change is to be made they must look for it there. The article closes as follows: "They should also bear in mind the platform which Albert Sclieffer has pledged him self to carry out in case he is chosen governor; also, that the character and reputation of Albert Sclieffer is such that there is no doubt but what his policy will . conrorm to bis promises. One thing is certain, the independent grain dealers will support Mr. Sclieffer to a man." • NEXT MONTH Will Decide Who Is to Run for Governor. The three Republican candidates for governor admit that the Republican nominee for president will largely affect their individual chances for success. The preference of the Merriam men for Gresham is known. They want a tariff reform candidate. When pinned down to it, the Scheffer allies and McGillites confess that Blame would suit them very well. "Blame, if nominated," said a Schef fer man, "will need a strong guberna torial candidate iv Minnesota to help him out." :;,; The McGill men whisper back: .; "Blame would help us out." . - The national convention, then, may bring out a new deal. With Gresham defeated, and Blame nominated, the Merriam men will have a dish of crow to eat. They don't expect that fate, though, 1 EVERYTHING IS BRIGHT Mr. Doran Arrives in Wash ington and Talks on Politics. The State Situation Bright ' and Prospects Good for Victory. Wisconsin Delegation Will Support Rusk As Long- As There's Hope* Guenther Still Carrying On His Fight Against the Gresham Boom. Special to the Globe. Washington, May 25.— Hon. Michael Doran arrived this morning and regis tered at the Arlington. He called upon the president this morning and ex pressed himself as highly pleased with his reception, but declined to say any thing concerning the conversation. He visited the capital to-day and had a pleasant -conversation with Knute Nel son and Senator Davis. Senator Sabin being absent from the city, Mr. Doran was unable to see him. Mr. Rice and Mr. Wilson were not well and hence not at the house. Mr. Doran called upon them at their residences late this evening. Concerning the state poli tics and party prospects Mr. Doran said: "Everything is bright for us, and we are hoping for the best. In regard to the chairmanship of the delegation to St. Louis, or the membership of the national committee, 1 decline to be in terviewed or express any opinion what ever. I know of no opposition to the renomination of Congressmen Wilson and Mac Donald, and believe they will be renominated by acclamation, and re gret that Mr. Rice is not a candidate, as he would be certain to receive the same honor. 1 believe that the president's doctrine of revenue reform is sweeping the country, just as it seems to be taking a strong -hold of our Minnesota farm ers." Mr. Doran will probably remain in the city to-morrow and return home by way of New York. NO BACKDOWN, But Will Support Rusk to a Man. Special to the Globe. Washington, May 25.— Congressman Thomas, of Prairie dv Chien, just re turned from home, says: ' "You may say that I am confident our Wisconsin delegation will be unwavering in sup port of Rusk at Chicago. Blame can not stampede them, In fact, all the Northwestern states anticipate the Blame tactics and are determined not i to succumb. We believe Jere Rusk has as good a show as Alli son; Sherman or any other candidate." Congressman Guenther is unwavering in his opposition to Gresham, because i of his "Know Nothing" record. The i Wisconsin congressmen stand back of him in his light, and believe that the Gresham boom is killed by Guenther's : exposure. The Milwaukee Herald, a leading German paper, refuses to in- ■ dorse Guenther, and savagely attacks . him though its Washington correspond ent, but all of Rusk's friends support Guenther strongly. This matter bids fair to split German Republicans in : * twain in Wisconsin, and is an exceed- ; ingly important matter. j A LABOR BLUE BOOK. Senator Turpi e Would Have All Skilled Mechanics Registered. Washington, May 25.— Senator Tur- ! pie to-day introduced a bill to provide for a sort of a "directory" of the most skilled mechanics and artisans in all parts of the country. The bill makes it , the duty of the commissioner of labor, annually to compile from the best and most authentic sources, and to prepare * and publish a book to be called the v "Register of Labor," to be of the size of the army and navy register combined, to contain the name and addresses of persons of known excellence in their , vicinity, in any line of skilled labor or ' mechanics, the names to be taken in ' proportion to population from the differ ent states and territories. Only names ' of persons actually engaged in the man ual work of their respective callings are to be published. The list is to be ' carefully revised each year; no name is to' be dropped from the register as long as the person is known to be engaged in the occupation stated, and losses in the ' list by death, or other causes are to be ! replaced by other names taken from the ■ same locality. The number of books to • be published is to be twice the number i of array and navy registers authorized to be published. THE TERRITORIES. Solid for the Man Who Makes the Most Promises. Special to the Globe. Washington, May 25.— Delegate Dv- , bois, of Idaho, says: "Gilford, of Da- * kota, Gary; of Wyoming, and myself will attend the Chicago convention and will endeavor to solidify all territorial delegates upon that candidate from whom we can secure pledges of home rule in the territories. We will not allow our personal preferences to lead us to any candidate, but will cast our twenty votes solid for tne man who will promise most, and most emphatically for our own interests." Delegate Gil ford says: "1 am not pledged exactly that way. I believe the Dakota dele gates to Chicago are men who will seek first to nominate a Republican candi date who can defeat Cleveland; and we will probably all unite in demanding an unbending and unbreakable plank in the platform which will pledge the nominee to home rule of the territories. Discussing the Fisheries Treaty. Washington, May 25.— The senate spent several hours again to-day in secret session ostensibly discussing the motion of Senator Sherman to pro ceed to the consideration of the fisheries treaty with open doors, but in reality debating the merits of the treaty -itself. Senator Morgan was the prin cipal speaker. The afternoon's session is reported to have been remarkably dull as a general thing, but it is said that a colloquy between Senators Ed munds and Morgan in regard to things the president is likely to do if the sen ate does not ratify* the treaty would be read with interest if made public. -No action was taken and the treaty under discussion has not yet been formally taken up. A Big Surplus, > Washington, May 25.— The United States treasurer has paid out 512,500,000 ■; during the present month on account of -■ pensions alone, notwithstanding "which fact the excess of receipts over expendi tures during the month is nearly A 5,000 -,-000. The treasury surplus widen fell to S'»G,000,000 at one time during the month has again risen to 1101,000,000. ATE TARIFF COMMITTEE. General Discussion of Plans and Purposes. Washington, May 25.— tariff sub-committee of the senate committee on finance held its first annual meeting to-day, at which a general discussion of plans and purposes took place. The sub-committee will probably hold daily meetings hereafter. From develop ments from this morning's meeting it appears probable that there will be sub stantial agreement upon the adminis trative features of the tariff bill-in short, that the senate undervaluation bill will be added to any tariff bill that may be sent over from the house, also that the two sides will substantially agree in respect to the removal of the incongruities and inconsistencies of the present customs laws, many of which have been called to the attention of con gress by secretaries of the treasury. It is also thought probable that both par ties will assent to the putting of a num ber of new articles on the free list, but beyond this point it is expected that the sub-committee will divide upon strictly party lines— is, in respect to new rates to be established upon dutiable articles. GEN. SHERIDAN. The Danger Point Believed to • Have Been Passed. Washington, May 25.— Gen. Sheri dan is a very sick man, and physicians are in constant attendance upon him. His trouble is a valvular affection of the heart, and he has had several alarming sinking speils, from which he rallied with difficulty, the last being the most severe of all. The failure of the * heart's action has brought him • near to death's door more than once and the fear is that a re currence of the trouble may take him away suddenly at any moment. A con sultation was held to-night. At its con clusion the following statement, which is concurred in by all the physicians, was given to the press: 8:30 p.m.— Consultation by - Drs. Matthews, Yarrow and O'Reilly. Patient sit ting, up; voice strong, bright, cheerful and hopeful. Oedema of legs diminished; pulse, 110; his normal pulse (rate being 100) firm and regular. Heart sounds are clearer. Respha tion 30, regular. Has no nausea, and has taken sufficient nourish ment; tongue cleaner. Condition in genercl improved since morning." At li o'clock Dr. Yarrow said to a re porter: "1 felt quite uneasy this morn ing about Gen. Sheridan, but when I saw him in the afternoon I noticed a change for the better. He was addi tionally improved to-night when I left him. lie is cheerful, walks up and down his room and 1 feel assured that the danger point has passed." Called at the White House. Washington^ May 25.— Cardinal Gib bous and all the other church digni taries who took part in the laying of the corner stone of the Catholic univer sity yesterday called at the White houserat noon to-day by special appoint ment itud^Mid their respects to the president. They were received in the blue parlor and the presentations were made by the cardinal, assisted by Mar shal Wilson. ________ Toole On Star Routes. Special to the Globe. Washington, May 25.— Delegate Toole says this evening that he intends lose no opportunity to denounce the inefficient star route postal service of Montana. He will continue demanding justice at the hands of the second assistant postmaster general and seek ing legislation in congress for the benefit of his pioneer constituency. Wants Them On the last. Special to the Globe. Washington, May Knute Nel son filed in the house and referred to the committee on ways and means a letter from H. L. Loucks, of Clear Lake, Dak., giving reasons, cogently stated, why farm machinery should be placed on the free list. He says that American binders cost more and are no better than Canadian binders. Boynton Is Main. Special to the Globe. Washington, May Commis sioner Abe Boynton called on the presi dent this morning and had an interview of half an hour or more. He came out smiling and contented, but dumb as an oyster. Since his arrival, a week ago, Boynton has been persistently reticent, declining even to talk about the crops or the weather. Reached an Agreement. Washington, May 25.— confer ees on the part of the house on Repre sentative O'Neill's bill creating a de partment of labor have reached an, agreement by accepting the senate amendments,which_vere merely formal UNFAIR METHODS. Serious Charges Brought Against A Boom Company. Special to the Globe. Wausau, Wis., May 25.— A large number of lumber men and mill men of this city met in the business men's "rooms this afternoon to protest against the method practiced by the Merrill Boom company in holding back Wausau logs. it is claimed that the Merrill Boom company has contracted to fur nish more boomage than their booms will warrant, and as a consequence they are not driving the logs faster than the Merrill mills can cut them. The people here are justly indignant, as most of the miils are idle, and those that are run ning* will be forced to shut down in a day or two. Fully 2,000 men who work in- the mills are thus robbed of . employ ment. Resolutions were drawn up con demning the action of the above com pany, which is controlled by the St. Paul Railroad company. Papers. will be served on the Boom company requir ing them to divide logs without so much unnecessary delay, and also on the St. Paul Railroad company to make it raise its ; bridge across the" Wisconsin river at . Merrill. All the mill men living below .Merrill at Grand Rapids, Stevens Point and Port Edwards have joined the Wausau lumbermen. A big suit for damages is expected to follow. ■**» — _: „ , Not John J. Greer. Watkktown, Dak., May . 25.— a special to the Gkobk from this city, stating that John Greer ' was caught stealing coal, an error in the name oc curred. It should have been W. M., commonly known as "Dock" Greer, and not John J. Greer, who is a prominent and, highly-esteemed farmer near this city. - •-- _ v.*- Telegraph Line Sold. Special to the Globe. : Great Falls, Mont., May 25.— The ' Rocky . Mountain . Telegraph company lias purchased the line of the Montana Central. The deal takes effect June 1. The line will be extended to jyiuijU* and ulna places, . JUST YOU WAIT! The boot that Mr. Gilman holds is substantial enough to smash the McGill and Merriam forces at the proper time. What it will do with Scheffer remains to be seen. It is significant that -Mr. Gillman is looked on with favor by Mr. Scheffer, and that Knute Nelson thinks well of Mr: Scheffer. A WISCONSIN TRAGEDY. The Little Village of Kickapoo the Scene. FOUR PEOPLE MURDERED. An Old Han, His Wife and Two Grand children the Victims—North west News. Special to the Globe. La Crosse, Wis., May 25.— A horrible murder occurred in the town of Kickapoo, Vernon county, to-day,' four persons being slain— Reuben Drake and wife and two children of James Dupee, their grandchildren, who were visiting at his house. The Drake family occupy a farm four miles from the little settlement of Readstown and fifteen miles from Viroqua. They were past middle life and moderately well to-do. This morning a neighbor went to Drake's house on an errand, knocked, but getting no answer and the door being partly open, entered. A most horrible sight confronted him. There on the floor lay Drake and wife, face downwards, the head and face of each mangled by shotgun wounds, and the floor swimming in blood. In the next room lay two children on a bed, with their throats CUT FROM EAR TO EAR. One of the children was yet alive, but unable to make any communication, and died in a very short time. The neigh borhood, and, in fact, the whole county, was notified within the next few hours and hundreds of people gathered in the vicinity. Officers are actively tracing out clues to the perpetrators of the horrible deed. The house had been completely ransacked.showing that search had been made for valuables. Foot marks could be seen leading East from the house and road, but as yet no clue has been found. The nearest neighbor woman heard three shots fired in the direction of Drake's house at 11 o'clock last night, but supposed it to be some hunter returning home late. An other woman tells of meeting a stranger who avoided her and hid in the brush alongside of the road. Drake was known to have obtained some pension money a month ago, and it is supposed the mur derers were after that, which would in dicate the deed was done by somebody in the neighborhood. . A LIVELY ROW. A Great Fight Over Street Rail way Matters at Dcs Moines. Special to the Globe. Dcs Moines, la, May 25.— The struggle of the Dcs Moines Street Rail way company for the exclusive pos session of the streets of this city, so far as its street car privileges are con cerned, is assuming serious propor tion. As soon as the supreme court de cided that their franchise was exclusive only in reference to the use of animal power, franchise was given to a broad guage company which proposes to put on electric cars, and another franchise was granted a motor line. The latter company, to make their privilege good for anything, needed the Grand avenue bridge. Tues day the Dcs Moines Street Railway company attempted to take possession of the bridge and occupy it with their narrow-gauge track, having already a double track acioss Walnut street bridge. Mayor Carpenter drove them away. The city council then met, and passed a resolution prohibiting the lay ing of further street railway of any kind, unless it was four feet eight and a half-inch gauge. The company still persisted. Last night the council re pealed the narrow-gauge company's charter, and forbid their laying any more track at all. This afternoon another attempt was made to capture the bridge, aud by the order of the mayor and the ' city so licitor the police captured Charles Grief, general manager of the company, and placed him tinder arrest. Galusha Par sons put in an appearance at the police headquarters soon after, and in a few minutes Frank Sherman, secretary, ad vanced ou the bridge, and a portion of the police force advanced on Mr. Sher man and had him within the railing ot the : police court. The Narrow : Gauge company, not at all abashed, made an other advance on %he bridge in the per son of Walter McCain, president, and the police i force, acting* under orders from . their ; superiors, : increased . the number of prisoners from a . brace to a trio. Counsel and clients were confident and smiling, and a general ~ air of good feeling reigned in the court room, but Mayor Carpenter says |he will protect the bridge if he has to plant a cannon there to do it. ACCUSED OF MURDER. Story of the Killing of Andy Heart by Marcus Dillworth, Special to the Globe. Spokane Falls, May Marcus Dillworth occupies a cell in the Spokane county jail, pending his trial for the murder of Andy Heart last week. Both the dead man and his accused murderer were noted gamblers and toughs, and the fatal shooting of Heart arose from a dispute over a game of stud poker. The fracas took place at Conconully, a min ing camp on the Salmon river and 100 miles by stage line northwest of this town. Heart accused Dillworth of hav ing cheated, and demanded him to re turn the money he had wrongfully ob tained or release his hold on life. Both men reached for their guns, but friends separated them, and Conconully was saved from a bloody conflict that night, as the camn is full of men who are "dead struck to fight" at any and ail times. The next morning the men met at a saloon where Heart was tending bar, and the quarrel was renewed. "I will make you fight and fight hard," Heart was heard to say as he reached behind the bar for his shooter. It was then that Dillworth opened fire and filled him full of lead. The friends of the dead man made an attempt to lynch Dillworth, but the sheriff and posse managed to save him by escaping from the camp during the night. Heart was regarded as the finest pistol shot in the mines, and was the terror of the neighborhood. Dillworth, who is also a game man, hails from Texas, where his father is a banker. A SCHEFFER ORGAN. The Br ai nerd News to Be Pur chased and Run in His In terest. Special to the Globe. Brainekd, Minn., May 25.— be came known here to-day that Capt. Jo seph E. Osborne, of St. Paul, has about closed a deal with the owners of the Brainerd Daily News by which he se cures a controlling interest in the paper. The News has been financially em barrassed for some time past, and the deal is said to have been brought about through a claim held against the con cern by Marder, Luse & Co., the type founders. Hon. Albert Scheffer is understood to be behind Capt. Osborne in the scheme, and the paper will un doubtedly be run in the interests of Mr. Scheffer's candidacy for governor. Ed itor Dewey is absent in Duluth, aud it is given out that the deal will be closed immediately upon his return. Mr. Os borne is in the city, accompanied by a representative of Marder, Luse & Co. ANOTHER STORY. Special to the Globe. Duluth, Minn., May 25.— A. Dewey, of the Brainerd Daily News, has been in the city to-day trying to work a $2,000 bonus from local politicians for the es tablishment of a Democratic daily paper here. His chances for success are somewhat dubious, because of his ante cedents. He will move his Brainerd plant to Duluth if successful. SUSPICIONS OP POISON. An Operatic Singer Thought to Have Poisoned Her Husband. Special to the Globe. Sioux Falls, Dak., May 25.— George Diggle, a barber of this city, left on Wednesday for Clarion, 10., to see his wife, who plays the star part in Ford's Dramatic company. Mrs. Diggle had left her husband some months ago, and Diggle had reasons to suspect her fidel ity to him, it being claimed that at one time she was found in a very compro mising position with a gay companion. Diggle and his wife were together all the afternoon yesterday. During the day Mrs. Diggle purchased some mor phine. As the two were eating supper the husband was taken suddenly ill and died at 8:30, showing evident signs of having been poisoned. The coroner's jury is investigating. Mrs. Diggle at time sang "Yum-Yuin" with the Audrews' Opera company. . Light-Fingered Gentry. Special to the Globe. . Watertown, Dak., May 25.— The village of Henry, a short distance north of this place, was all torn up during the last day or two over thearrest aud prose cution for larceny of Henry and L. C. Wiley. They broke into the place of business of G. C. Hoyt, Who makes a living in ways that are dark, more com monly known as a blind pig. Henry waived examination and was committed to jail, while Lew was discharged. Dur ing the last term of court in November Hoyt was found guilty of keeping a blind pig, and atoned for his wicked ness by a long term in jail. Memorial Day. Special to the Globe. Preston, Minn., May 25.— Extensive preparations are being made by Under wood Post No. 122, E. V. Farriugton, commander, to observe Decoration day in due form. The decoration ceremonies will be conducted by Underwood post at the cemeteries. - Pipestone, Minn., May Prepara tions are all complete for a celebration in this city on Decoration day. The sol WILLIAM DAWSON TALKS TO YOUNG MEN. Perseverance and Integrity the Keystones of Success in Business. SEE SUNDAY GLOBE. NO. 147. =3 diers' graves in the cemetery will be strewn with flowers at 11 a. m. At Ip. m. a procession will form and inarch to I the camp grounds, near the celebrated pipestone quarries, where appropriate ceremonies will be held. -The proces sion will be composed of the G. A. R., all secret societies, the Pipestone and Trosky brass bands, fire department, scholars and teachers of the publia schools, etc. Nothing will be left un done to make it one of the grandest cel ebrations ever held in the city. Large crowds are expected to be present from all the surrounding towns. Anoka Democrats. Special to the Globe. Anoka, Minn., May 25.— A large and enthusiastic meeting of the local Democracy was held last evening at the board of trade rooms and a Democratic club organized with the following offi cers elected for the ensuing "year: President, Weston Hammons; first vice president, George W. Morrill; second vice president, Charles E. Frsin; third vice president, George H. Fairbanks; secretary, J. G. H. Engel; treasurer, L. G. Browning;, executive committee, A. T. Sherman, chairman, C. D. Green, A. E. Nourse, M. Ryan and O. Hender son. A constitution and by-laws were adopted and signed by all present. The Mystic Shrine. Special to the Globe. Sioux Falls, Dak., May 25.—Thirty three Masons of this city to-night took tha degree of the Mystic Shrine. A party of twenty-five Shriners came up from Cedar Rapids to aid the Sioux Falls people to"ride the camel." This is the only shrine in Dakota, and Dakota is the only territory which has one. The establishment of the Shrine here will make this city the Mecca for the Masons of Dakota. Bf?13 Want a New Superintendent. Special to the Globe. Anoka, Minn., May 25.— The board of education has decided not to re-engage Prof. J.H. Cummings as superintendent of the public schools. Several applica tions have already been received for the position. The following named teachers have been engaged for the ensuing year: Belle Eddy, Sophia E. Russell, Tilly J. Williams, Nettie Fitch, Myra Fairbanks, Carrie Morton, Minnie Ever ett, Hattie and Ella King, Ernie Hunt ley and Ella Kelsey. ■ - Touch Not, Handle Not. Special to the Globe. "'„_' Sioux City*, 10., May 25.— 1n a num ber of lowa towns druggists have deter mind to have nothing to do with the liquor traffic under the new law, and have refused to handle it in any shape. In Sioux City it is different, for here all the druggists have determined to-supply the thirsty, and all but two or three have already filed applications for per mits to be acted upon by the board of supervisors at the June session. Under the Train. Special to the Globe. Dubuque, la., May 25.— Mat Crotty, a section foreman on the Chicago, St. Paul & Kansas City railroad, living at Elizabeth, 111., came to this city on a visit. To procure a ride home he at tempted to board a moving freight train, foil under the wheels and had one leg cut off below the knee. He was re moved to the hospital. A rumor says he was under the influence of liquor. Arrived at Oshkosh. Special to the Globe. Osiikosh, Wis., May 25.— The re mains of Mrs. Senator Sawyer arrived here in a Pullman car this forenoon, ac companied by the senator, members of his family and attendants. Deputations of local lodges, to which Senator Saw yer belongs, and a crowd of citizens were at the depot and escorted the body to the Sawyer mansion. The funeral will take place to-morrow. Made a Good Profit. . Special to the Globe. Eau Claire, Wis., May 25.— Thomas Carmichael and R. T. Fair, of this city, sold to the Davis & Starr Lumber com pany of this city, to-day, a tract of pine land on the Montreal river. Ash laud county, for $70,000. The tract was bought by Carmichael and Fair of A. J. A. Turner, of Portage, and Charles Turner, of Omaha, eighteen months ago for $50,000. Aggregated $10,000. Special to the Globe. : Red Wing, May 25.— The county commissioners held a meeting at Can non Falls to-day conferring with the village council of that place as regards the expenditure of money for the re building of the bridges carried away by the spring flood; The damage done to roads and bridges there aggregates at least $10,000. The Jam Still Holds. Special to the Globe. Chippewa Falls, Wis., May 25.— The river receded slightly to-day. Re ports from the big jam are that matters remain about in the same condition. A large crew of men will be sent Monday to break the Yellow river jam. A por tion of the C, L., B. &B. Co.'s mill is running.