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POLITICAL COLUMNS Make Spicy Reading. Monday's Globe ! VOL. X. LITTLE PK DANGER Gen. Sheridian's Condition so Critical That He Can Scarcely Survive. No Great Change for the Worse, But His Death is Expected. Congressman Rice Is 111-- Patching- Up the Mills Bill; A War Ship Ordered to Port au Prince— Capital Cutting's. Washington, May 26.— General Slier idan's condition is extremely critical to night, and his death at any moment would not be unexpected. He had a re currence of the heart trouble about 5 o'clock this afternoon, accompanied by a serious sinking spell, which gave great alarm to his physicians, who im mediately took prompt and powerful measures to rally him. These reme dies have only given partial relief, and at 10:30 o'clock to-night the four physicians who have been in at tendance are at his side closely and anxiously watching every symptom. The action of the heart is still very feeble and has responded but imperfectly to the remedies administered to him. The attack came almost without premoni tion, a slight feeling of faintness being the only thing which warned the physicians that a crisis might be at hand. Up to about 6:50 the general had been doing very well and the family were in cheer ful spirits at the strength and interest in passing events shown by the sick man. No symptoms of a recurrence of the failure of the valves of the heart to properly close had appeared and as the attacks of the day previous had occurred in the morning it was hoped that he would quickly rally and become better able to meet any future dangers. As soon as it became evident, however, that valvular failure of the heart had again set in, they saw that their cher ished hopes of a successful rally WOULD Mm BE REALIZED. Everything possible was done for the patient, but with only imperfect suc cess. Digitalis and whisky were ad ministered and finally a blister was put over the heart. These applications stimulated the heart to an increased ac tion, though not to the extent that was desired. The blister was not intended so much to -counter act the present attack as to prevent a subsequent one. The general's return to nearly the normal condition in which he has been since his ill ness was slower than from any of the previous attacks, and the doctor said of the attack, "It was pretty severe." At B o'clock he had recovered some what from his attack; and was getting on comparatively comfortably. He was still an object of earnest solici tude, however, and the doctors did not leave his side. Mrs. Sheridan also remained constantly near. The attack was unacom panied by pain, and he was conscious and thoroughly aware of the gravity of the situation. A bulletin stating his condition was to have been given to the press at S:3O o'clock, but owing to the extremely critical con dition of the general it was not issued until 10 o'clock. A few minutes after that hour one of his aides stepped out of the house upon the portico and gave to the newspaper men who gathered around him the official statement of the physicians. It reads: 10 p. m. — Gen. Sheridan passed a comfortable day, took plenty of nour ishment, spoke cheerfully and hope fully, and generally did well until 4:50 o'clock this afternoon, when the action of the heart became very feeble, from which condition it has reacted imperfectly at this time. He is suffering neither pain nor distress. He thoroughly understands, as he and all his family have done from the be ginning, the gravity of the situation, but is now and has been, very tranquil, undismayed and hopeful for the best. R. M. O'Relly. (has. B.Byrne. 11. O. Yarrow*. Washington, May 20. Mrs. Sheridan says that his improved condition during the day was evident. He was bright and cheerful and read the papers, laughing whenever he found anything that pleased him. When he found some statements, however, that he was very ill. he was not pleased, and was not backward in making the fact known. The family endeavored to keep some of the more alarming accounts from him; but he at once noticed the absence of the papers and called for them. He enjoyed the presence of his children in his room two or three times during the afternoon, and two or three intimate friends were al lowed to see him. There was a chronic imperfect closure of the valves of the heart, thus allowing blood which has been discharged from that organ to be forced back again, thereby imposing additional buiden upon it. The imme diate danger lies in the fact that in one of his weak or fainting spells the gen eral's HEART MAY FAIL TO ACT, and this peril is always to be appre hended. It is on this account that the presence of a physician is constantly needed in order that some pow erful heart * stimulant may be im mediately administed to tide the patient over any attack which may occur. It is said that Gen. Sheridan has been troubled with this affection of the heart for at least three or four years, and that he must have known of it for one or two years. It is said to be a dis ease with which many men who are actively engaged in business and have clear heads and apparently good health are afflicted. They live a long a time and go about ordinary avocations, while in other cases the dis ease quickly runs its course and causes the death of the person troubled with it. In nine cases out of ten it is said to be caused by acute rheumatism, aud it is not at all improbable that Gen. Sheridan may have contracted this heart trouble in the exposures incident to his military service. Mrs. Sheridan, the general's mother, will not come to Washington, as has been stated. She is very old, in feeble health, and- it is thought she would be unable to stand the journey here. The general's strength kept up re markably well, and he was able to walk across the floor without assistance and to move from his bed to an easy chair with little apparent effort. He took considerable nourishment, mostly pep tonized milk, though a dish of chicken broth was also given him in the aftcF <. mr' \ \ \i i J / / IHISTORICAL1 HISTORICAL H^ sxjir*B issue. = noon. At midnight there was no change in Gen. Sheridan's condition. CONGRESSMAN RICE ILL. It Is Only a Cold, However, and He Is in No Danger. Special to the Globe. Washington, D. C, May 26.—Con gressman Rice was unable to go to the capitol yesterday and spent to-day in bed. His physician states that Mr. Rice is suffering only with a cold and is in no danger whatever. He says that Mr. Rice will be up and dressed to morrow and probably able to go to the capitol Monday if the weather is favor able. TINKERING THE TARIFF. The Democrats of the House Cut and Patch the Mills Bill in Caucus. Washington, May 26.— Demo crats of the "house assembled in caucus this evening to consider proposed amendments to the Mills bill. There was a large attendance of members, the meeting being presided over by Mr. Mc- Creary, of Kentucky. Mr. Cox being ab sent on account of sickness, and Mr. Wilson of West Virginia, acting as secre tary. Mr. Randall was hot present, being out of town. The Democratic members of the ways and means committee re ported back quite a number of the amendments which had been submitted since the last caucus with favorable recommendations, and the caucus im mediately proceeded to consider the re port. The amendments were taken up in the order in which the items occur in the bill. On motion of Mr. Lawler, of Illinois, glue was taken from the free list and allowed to remain at its present rate of duty, viz., 20 per cent ad I valorem. When plate glass was reached Mr. Clardy, of Mis souri, earnestly besought the caucus to adopt his amendment (which had been rejected by the committee) restoring to the existing rates the duties on plate glass. He said that this was a matter of vital interest in his district and adverse action by the party might result in po litical disaster. Mr. O'Neil, of Missouri, supported Mr. Clardy, and took occasion to defend the right of representatives to vote according to their convictions upon amendments ottered in the house. His remarks excited considerable feeling in the caucus, and a lively debate followed. Up to this writing the following articles have been taken from the free list and restored to existing rates of duty: Glue, gelatine and all similar preparations, fish glue or isingglass; liquorice juice, nitrate of soda, bone black, ivory drop black and bone char, hatters' furs not on the skin, plaster of Paris when ground or calcined, plate glass of sizes larger than 24 by 60 inches was restored to the present rate of duty. Marble-rough was made dutiable at 45 cents per cubic foot. It was on the free list of the bill and now pays a duty of 65 cents. Liquorice paste or rolls was raised from 4 cents (as in the bill) to 5 cents per pound. It was also resolved to fix the duty on slabs and billets of steel at §17 per ton (the existing rate) instead of at §11 per ton, as fixed by the bill. On motion of Mr. Ford, of Michigan, German looking-glass plates were added to the free list. Mr. Rayner succeeded in having win dow glass and bottles restored to the existing duties. . Encaustic tiles not glazed or enamelled were reduced in duty from 30 to 20 per cent, and jute bags for grain were placed on the free list. Mr. Tarsney, of Michigan, made a strong plea to have the duty on salt re duced instead of making it duty free, but before the paragraph relating to that article was reached Mr. Tarsney was obliged to leave the hall, and no final action was taken. A long discussion then arose as to the rates of duty imposed by the cotton schedule, but no change was made, and the caucus adjourned to meet. Monday night. Meanwhile a resolution was passed imposing absolute secresy upon all members as to the night's proceed ings. The sections relating to cotton bag ging were under consideration when the adjournment was had. The legisla tive appropriation bill will be pressed to a conclusion in the house before the tariff bill is again taken up. THE MINORITY'S WISH. It Is That the Mills Bill be Consid ered in the Committee of the Whole— Nelson's Bluff. Washington, May 26.— The house adjourned at 1:05 p. in. and the Repub lican members immediately went into caucus. Up to 3:30 o'clock the caucus confined itself to a discussion of the general policy of the party. .Represent ative Hovey, of Indiana, made a speech earnestly urging the Republicans to combine in an effort to force the Demo crats to take a decided stand in pension legislation. As a part of his plan, he urged that the bill to remove restric tions upon the arrears of pension be made a party issue if possible, and that the Democrats be placed in the position of antagonizing this and other pension bills by refusing consideration for them. Mr. Hovey's remarks were well received and led to a num ber of other suggestion in the same line. Subsequently a resolution was unani mously adopted declaring it to be the sense of the Republican members of the house that the committee on rules be instructed to report a resolution as signing days for all general pension legislation, and that the order be made a continuing one until all such legisla tion is disposed of. Mr. Houk, of Tennessee, then moved the following resolution, which was unanimously adopted : Resolved," That it is the sense of this caucus that the committee on rules of the house of representatives should report a resolution making it in order as a matter of privilege to move to discharge the committee on educa tion from further consideration of the Blair educational bill and report it to the house for further consideration at the earliest practicable day during this session. Members of the ways and means committee next laid before the caucus the formal prooosition that had been made by Mr. Mills to dispense with debate on the tariff bill under the five minute rule, ana a long debate ensued. At the beginning several members favored the acceptance of the proposi tion, but in the end they were induced to join in making the action of the caucus upon the subject unanimous. It was disclosed during the debate that the general sentiment of the caucus was that if the Republican tariff bill should be formulated it should fully and emphatically represent the Republican POLICY OF PROTECTION. Mr. Kelly vigorously protested against the formulation of any bill, and other members argued that it was not reasonable to lequire a minority party to submit a bill which necessarily would not fully meet the views of the members of that party, but mustjbe constructed with a view to securing suf ficient strength for passage from the I majority party. Mr. Nelson, of Minnesota, while urging the preparation of a bill, re marked that lIE WAS NOT IN LOVE 1 with the Mills bill, aud added that 1 SAINT PAUL, MINN. SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 27, -TWENTY PAGES. Minnesota could be relied upon to give a Republican majority this fall regard less of the action of the house on the tariff. Finally, Mr. Brown, of Indiana, of fered the following resolution, which was unanimously adopted. Resolved, That it is the sense of this caucus that the pending tariff bill be taken up and considered in committee of i the whole, under the * five-minute rule in the usual way, section by sec tion, and paragraph by paragraph. The caucus, which" had lasted four hours, then adjourned. TO AID THE REFORM. The Civil Service Commission Is to Have More Clerical Help. Washington, May 26.— The house went into committee of the whole (Mr. Blount, of Georgia, in the chair) on the legislative, executive and judicial ap propriation bill. The pending amend ment offered by Mr. McComas, of Mary land, increasing the clerical force of the civil service commission, was advocated by Mr. Treacy, of New York, who said that the increase would enable the president to extend the classified list. The president had been criticised for not having made the extension. The president was not to blame. He waited for action on the part cf the com mission, and the commission was de layed by reason of the want of neces sary means which congress alone couid provide. He was glad to see the com- i mendable spirit of emulation shown by gentlemen on both sides to prove the interest of their respective parties in the cause of civil service reform. Mr. Whithorne, of Tennessee,thought that with 20,000 licentiates waiting for admission to civil service, there was no necessity for having that number multi plied. The effect of t he multiplication would be to debauch the young men and women of the country by withdrawing them from business pursuits and putting them on the anxious seat as applicants for office. He was glad that he had voted against the civil service law. He be lieved then, as he believed now, that it was anti-Republican and anti-Demo cratic in its tendencies. He believed that it would grow to be a sore on the body politic, full of mischief and dan* ger to the theory which the govern ment was founded. Standing as he did as one of the complainants against the administration for not turning Republi cans out and putting Democrats in, he had reason to admire the FIDELITY OF THE PRESIDENT to the pledges made in his letter and his course in the execution of what he found to be the law of the land. He knew, in his own personal experience, that when he had applied to the presi dent for the removal of officeholders because they were Republicans, the president had stood immovable. Iv his own state of Tennessee there had not been one single removal of a presi dential appointee. The president had waited until the official term expired. Mr. Hopkins, of Illinois — Was any charge of inefficiency brought against any of them? Mr. Whithorne— l take it for granted that the inefficiency is the Republican ism ot the officeholder (laughter). lam perfectly frank, for I believe that at the ballot box the people of the United States are sovereigns and there they preserved the character of our institu tions, and any body, civil service com mission or not, that stands between them and their judgment, is working contrary to the theory of our institu tions. Mr. Hopkins— l thank you for your frankness. Mr. Whithorne— l am frank; and if you ever come into power, and God for bid that you do, I hope you will act on the principle 1 have stated. Mr. Adams, of Illinois, favored the increase of force, believing that the system should be tried in good faith and that the commission should be given ample appropriations to find out whether the system was a failure or a success. He believed, that AN HONEST SPOILS SYSTEM was far better than an alleged civil service system which was accused and suspected from one end of the country to the other of being carried out with insincerity. Mr. Enloe, of Tennessee, stated that he was not enamored with the civil service law, but he asserted that its ad ministration by the Democrat party was much more sincere than had been its administration by the Republican party. He cited instances of the violation of the law by Republicans in ISBO. when he was interrupted by Mr. McComas with the question whether he wanted to stop those violations in 1880 or 1888. He replied that if they were to be stopped at all the country must look to the Dem ocrat party to stop them. Mr. Williams, of Ohio, said that the remarks of gentlemen on the other side reminded him of the pot calling the ket tle black. * Mr. Butler, of Tennessee, said that the Democratic party in Tennessee had a method which* beat Jay Hubbell all hollow. He sent to the clerk's' desk and had read a letter from J. R. M. Davis, secretary of the Hancock county Democratic committee to United States Commissioner Williams at Xenophon, Term., asking him what steps he in tended to take in the next campaign and saying "the party is willing to give to gain strength; but otherwise say bus iness will be withheld." Mr. Whitthorne— know nothing about the truth of the allegations.l don't know the parties; but I am gratified for one that tile thing is working. [Laugh ter]. The amendment was then agreed to, 81 to 71. While the vote was in prog ress Mr. Spinola, of;New|York, entered the chamber and inquired what the pending question was. On being in formed by the chair that the vote was on the amendment increasing the force of the civil service commission, he passed between the tellers with the re mark: "I want to be recorded in the negative, against that relic of federal ism." The amendment provides for one additional clerk of class 3, one of class 2 and one at §1,000, and increases the appropriation for necessary travel ing expenses from $4,000 to §5,000. Mr. Grain, of Texas, raised a point of order against the appropriation of §3,600 for the salary of the first auditor of the treasury. He quoted from the statute law fixing the salary of this official at §4,000, and denounced the practice of cutting down salaries on appropriation bills. It the salaries of government offi cials were too large, a general bill re ducing them should be brought in, but they should not be reduced in an appro priation in order to enable the Demo cratic party to go before the people in an election year and point to economical appropriations. The point of order was sustained and the appropriation ruled out, adjournment following. NON PROTECTION "WANTED. That Is the Plaint of the Gold and Sliver Beaters' Association. Washington, May 26.— The sub committee of the committee on finance of the senate, having in charge the in vestigation of the tariff, will begin, on May 30 to consider the glass and earth enware schedule, and will hear, during the week, such persons as have infor mation to give" respecting this, schedule, To-day the sub-committee was addressed by Charles Bryce and Edwin Radford, of New York, repre senting the Gold and Silver Beaters' association. They advocated an in creased rate oj duty qu gold leaf and Dutch metal leaf. The present duties are 10 and 15 per cent, recpectively, which they represent, afford no protec tion whatever. They say their busi ness was being undermined and gradually destroyed by increasing im portations of Dutch.metal leaf. THE OUTLETS SYSTEM. Senators Listen to Suggestions Regarding River Improvements. Washington, May 26.— Senator Pad dock's committee on Mississippi river improvements to-day continued its hear ing on the proposed improvement of the outlets system. Capt. Thomas Leath ers, for forty years a Mississippi river steamboatman, was upon the witness stand during the session. He criti cised the methods of the river commis sion as tending to shoal the river and create overflows. He advocated the out let system as a remedy for existing evils. A delegation of steamboatmen and several members of the Louisiana delegation in the house were present The hearings will becontinued next week. Fears ot a Revolution. Washington, D. C, May 26.— The secretary of state has been informed by the United States consul at Port au Prince, Hayti, that fears are entertained of another revolutionary outbreak on that island. The report was of such a character that it was deemed advisable to send a naval vessel to the island for the protection of the lives of American citizens there, and a telegram was sent Rear Admiral Luce, commanding the North Atlantic squadron now anchored off Port Royal, S. C, to dispatch one of the vessels of his squadron on that mis sion. To Improve the Brazos. Washington, May 26.—Representa tive Stewart, of Texas, to-day from the committee on rivers and harbors re ported favorably Representative Cram's bill, authorizing the Brazos River Chan nel and Dock Company of Texas to con struct such permanent and sufficient jetties and auxiliary works as may be necessary to create and permanently maintain a navigable channel at the mouth of the Brazos river, Texas, be tween the river and the Gulf of Mexico. Notables Grasp Hands. Special to the Globe. Washington, D. C, May 26.— non. Michael Doran called upon Congress man Rice this morning, accompanied by Judge Wiison, and afterward paid his respects to Postmaster General Dickin son and Secretary Vilas. He left this afternoon for New York to visit his daughters, who are there at school. Congressman Wilson was in his seat in the house to-day. Although he has been quite sick for a day or two, he is now seemingly well again. Bond Offerings Saturday. Washington, May To-day's bond offerings aggregated §440,050, in lots as follows: Four per cent coupon $25,000 at 127%; 4 per cent registered •571,050, at from 127 to 128; 4J£ per cent registered §150,000 at 108%; 4% per cent coupon §200,000 at 10S^. The secretary of the treasury accepted one §50 4 per cent registered bond at 127. Investigating Riots. Washington, May 26.— The senate committee to investigate the Jackson, Miss., election riots, after a suspension of three or four weeks, has resumed its \ sittings, having secured six fresh wit nesses from Jackson. The sitting is be ing continued with closed doors. Moisture at the Capital. Special to the Globe. Washington, D. C, May 26.— For two weeks past this city has been rained upon daily, and there is a great deal of sickness of a malarial nature caused thereby. Clear weather to-morrow and Monday •is said to be all that is neces sary for the recovery of Gen. Sheridan **** Hail in Kansas. Abilene, Kan., May There was a heavy hail storm to-day throughout Dickinson and Ottawa counties. At Manchester, this county, a bank building in conrse of erection was demoralized by the wind. At Vine's Creek, Ottawa county, a cyclone struck the residence of W. A. Tudor, completely demolishing it and burying Mrs. Tudor and daughter in the ruins. They were badly injured, but not fatally. At Detroit, this county, and Millonvale, Cloud county, the hail was accompanied by vast clouds of dust, turning day into night. Barns and residences were more or less in jured, but no one was hurt. Crops were not badly damaged. m%*> Louisiana Democrats. Baton Rouge, May 27.— The Demo cratic state convention to elect delegates to the national convention at St. Louis, met here to-day. Samuel D. McEnerey, Charles Parlange, James Jeffries, and Dudley Avery were chosen delegates at large. The following district* delegates were elected. First, Judge Walter 11. Rogers and John Dymond; second, Judge R. C. Davey and Peter Farrall; third, Andrew Pryorand Henry McCall; fourth, David Pierson and James Brice; fifth, G. C. Goodman and J. B. Richardson; sixth, J. J.Barrow and Mr. Webb; electors-at-large, A. H. May, of Orleans, and Frank P. Stubbs, of Ouachita. Free Wool. ' We import about 150,000,000 pounds of wool for our factories, and we grow about 200,000,000 pounds. Pennsyl vania grows about 9.50.000 pounds of wool, worth about §340,000. We con sume about §60,000,000 of woolens in that state, and free wool would reduce the cost of our woolens to consumers from §10,000,000 to §12,000,000 annually. All hides are now free, but goat skins tanned or dressed are now subject to 20 per cent duty and are made free by the [ills bill. The chief supply of goat skins comes from Spain, Germany, Rus sia and Italy. »m- Gould Has Neuralgia. New York, May 27.— World says that Jay Gould, who was reported in Wall street yesterday as seriously ill, and even dead, has merely been suffer ing with his old neuralgia of the head— that he left last even ing for a tour of inspection over the Missouri Pacific system, intending to go as far as Pueblo, Colo., and- that he will probably remain in Colorado, at the Springs, for a time. **•**»' -- Refused to Marry Him. Albany, N. V., May 26— even ing Joseph Scherer, aged twenty-two," employed in a restaurant in this city, shot and killed Lizzie McCarty, aged twenty-one, and then shot and killed himself. He had been keeping com-* pany with the girl and she had refused to marry him. *.■'.;*- '•* :■-. --*" ■**> Boston Corbett Escapes. Topeka, Kan., May 26.— Boston Cor bett, the slayer of John Wilkes Booth, escaped from the state insane asylum to-day and is still at large. He had been an inmate of the institution for oyer a ear. . - ---?-.• THE WORKOF FIENDS. Such Was the Slaughter of the Drake Family at Viroqua. A Forger and Horse Thief Rounded Up at Grand Forks. Miss Dupuy Sings a New Song to the Grand Jury. School Exhibition at Mankato —Land Leaguers Are Be ing Boycotted. Special to the Globe. La Crosse, Wis., May 2G.— Specials from Viroqua in regard to the murder of four members of the Drake family show it to have been the most hideous crime ever committed in this part of the country. The inquest was held to-day by Justice Spurrier, and the verdict is that Reuben Drake and his wife Ma tilda, together with their two grand children, Denver and Laura Dupee, aged four and six years respectively, came to their deaths at the hands of some unknown person or persons the evening of May 24. The bloody deed was committed about 9 o'clock. The old people had not yet retired, but the children had gone to bed and were asleep. From appearances the mur derer went to the front door and knocked, and when the old lady opened the door she was shot dead, and Mr. Drake soon after shared the same fate. Her body lay by the door and his in the center of the room. Two balls pierced each of their bodies. Mrs. Drake was shot through the body and heart, and her husband through the head and breast. The children were in a bed room adjoining the living room, in which was two beds. The little four year-old girl was found lying as if asleep, with her throat CUT FROM EAR TO EAR. Her head was nearly severed from the body. The boy had evidently been awakened by the commotion and made a struggle for his life. His throat was also but and haggled, but not sufficiently to cause death. His hands were cut to the bone on the palms and fingers as if he had grabbed the blade of a knife and had received wounds while trying to ward off the blows of the murderer who pulled the knife blade through the child's hands. The knife passed en tirely through his heart. The weapons used were a six-shooter revolver, 32-cal iber, and a Ions: and double-edged knife. Two stray shots were found in the room ; one entered the ceiling not far from the door. It is now known that there was due Mrs. Drake on two notes, §1,400, upon which §100 were paid May 11. At that time it was reported in the neighborhood that she had received the whole amount. The papers and valua bles of the family were kept in a bu reau in the siting room. The drawers were pulled out and a complete search had been made for the money. Every thing about the premises had been ran sacked. So far as known, there was no money in the house. At most, only a few dollars were secured. The supposi tion is that the crime was the work of one or more persons in the neighbor hood, and the only theory that can be advanced for the killing of the children is that they were awakened and had recognized the murderers. Gov. Rusk has ottered a reward of §500 for the ar rest of the murderers in any part of the state. ROUNDED UP AT LAST. William E. Masters, Wanted for Various Crimes, Captured at Gilby, Dak. Special to the Globe. Grand Forks, Dak., May Will iam Masters, wanted by the St. Paul and Minneapolis authorities for forgery, and by the officers here for horse steal ing, was captured at Gilby, this county, to-day by Sheriff Swan. As a bold, dar ing villain, Masters is a howling suc cess. He is scarcely out of his teens, but the dexterity with which he has committed crime and evaded arrest would do credit to Jesse James in his palmiest days. Early last fall he was arrested for selling property he had previously mortgaged to H. L. Whittled, of this city, but owing to some misun derstanding about the date set for his hearing, the prosecuting witness was out of town, and Mas ters was again set at liberty. As soon as he was turned loose by the sheriff and before a new process could be served on him he went to the livery Stable of Lynch & Ryan, of this city, and hired a horse and bugey, which he drove to Larimore, twenty-eight miles west of here, where he sold the outfit and proceeded to Northwood, eighteen miles.south of Larimore, stole a span of mules, which he also sold, and skipped for parts unknown. He was not heard of again for about two months, when he turned up in Minneapolis, where he forg ed several checks upon various business houses, got them cashed and fled the country. A few days after this, how ever, he was seen at Bottineau, Dak., where he was arrested by the sheriff of Bottineau county upon a telegram from the sheriff at Minneapolis, but before he could be turned over to the Minneapolis officer he slipped the handcuffs and escaped across the international line and went to Win nipeg, since which time he was not heard of until a few days ago, when Sheriff Swan, who has kept a constant lookout for him, learned of his being in the northern part of the county, where his parents live, and to-day, bright and early, the sheriff drove out to Gilby, where he found his man and arrested him while he was yet in bed. His friends made an effort to throw the sheriff off > the - scent, but he was too shrewd for them, and Masters is now safe behind the bars in the county jail. HER FATHER IS GUILTLESS. That Is the Song Miss Dupuy Sung ■ to the Grand Jury. Special to the Globe. • Sioux City, 10., May 26.— About two months ago a sixteen-year-old daughter of J. L. Dupuy, a street car driver, gave birth to a boy. baby, and being very sick and not expected to live," made a state ment charging her father with being the author of her ruin. He was ' ar rested and has since been in jail. -Yes terday Miss Diipuy went, before the grand jury and s\Vbre • that she never .made the statement attributed to her, and that the father of her child is a man whom she never saw . until the day he ruined her, and has not seen him since. She swore that while visiting in Monona county last summer she was met one BILLS THAT BLOOM IN THE SPRING, TRA LA. evening by a stranger, who made im proper proposals to her, and on her re fusing his request he threw her down and accomplished his purpose and there left her; that she proceeded on her way and told no one of the occur rence till now. Her story is generally believed to be "cooked up" to shield her father, who is thought to be guilty of the crime for which he was arrested. He was released from jail to-day. MANUAL TRAINING. - Pupils of Mankato's Schools Give an Entertaining Exhibition. Special to the Globe. Mankato, Minn., May 26.— A mag nificent exhibition of work done by pupils in the public schools was given to-day at the Union building. The dis play of fancy work, drawings, paint ings, wood carving, decorations and ornamental articles, all the work of pupils of the Mankato public schools, was attractive and interesting. Prof. Bechdolt and his excellent corps of teachers are deserving of great praise for the fine exhibition of the fruits of the past school year. The high school display of domestic and fancy work, wood carving and fretwork, prospective drawing and studies in crayon and oil was worthy of the hightest commenda tion. The teachers of the Pleasant Grove building are entitled to great praise for the taste and neatness dis played in the exhibit of that school. The primary grades of all the schools displayed some very good work in paper laying, perforation, copy sketches, color combinations, mat weav ing, paper designs, penmanship, etc. The intermediate grades had on exhibi tion of pencil sketches, object studies, original designs, studies in shading, silhouettes executed in India ink, fine pen work, models in clay of which some were most artistically and deli cately moulded. The grammar grades exhibited some remarkably fine penman ship, decorative and fancy embroidery and needlework, wood carving, sketch ing from models, working diagrams, pencil studies, etc. On the whole, the exhibits displayed great taste and skill among the pupils of the schools, and speak well for the work done in these directions. MAY LOSE THEIR LICENSES. A Move to Reform the Saloons in Covington, Neb. Special to the Glot>e. Sioux City, 10., May 26.— When pro hibition abolished the saloons here a number of dealers crossed the river to Covington,. Neb., and opened .up busi ness. Since this every day there has been a disturbance of some kind in that town, and shooting affrays have been chronicled along with the every day troubles of the scums and low trash that made the town theif rendezvous. After enduring this as long as possible the president of the village council took steps yesterday to cancel the licenses of six saloonmen, including Arensdorf and Heoder— of the defendants in the Haddock murder case, and there is a prospect that he will succeed. His grounds for this step is that the holders of the licenses are not citizens of Ne braska, all of them yet retaining their residence in Sioux City. HE WAS ILLY TREATED. That Is the Cry of Mr. Day, Who Will Be Heard From in St. Louis. Special to the Globe. Grand Forks, Dak., May 26.— M. H. Day arrived here on the late train last night and spent the day with his friends, leaving in the evening for the South. Aside from reiterating his claims of bad treatment from Governor Church and his friends, he had nothing to say re garding politics, but promises to let Da kotians hear from him at St. Louis. His visit here at this time is claimed to be purely in the interest of business negotiations relative to his mining en terprise. Col. G. H. Maguire, of Pem bina, and one of the regular delegates to the St. Louis convention, was also here to-day and left for the South on the same train with Mr. Day. From Fargo, however, he goes to Bismarck and from there to St. Louis. ,1-;; ~u,„. Funeral of Mrs. Senator Sawyer. Special to the Globe. Oshkosh, May 26.— Services over the remains of Mrs. Senator Sawyer took place this afternoon, and were very largely attended. The parlor in which the casket lay was transformed into a conservatory, and the casket was hidden by elaborate floral devices. Rev. E. H. Smith, of the First Congregational church, delivered an impressive address and a choir rendered several hymns. The remains were f taken to the city cemetery and '■'. deposited in the vault. Friends werepresent from Washington, Milwaukee, Fond dv Lac and Mari nette. A Newspaper Sold. Special to the Globe. -vf Black River Falls, Wis., May 26. —Clement J. Strong has purchased and will assume control of the Wisconsin Independent of this city to-day. Under the new management it will be inde pendent in politics. THE JOYS OF SPRING. BOYCOTTED BY A BISHOP. That Is the Status of the Officers of the National League A Meet ing Called. Chicago, May 26.— A dispatch from Lincoln, Neb., says: President Fitz gerald and Secretary Sutton, of the Irish National League in America, have telegraphed to the different members of the executive committees a call for a ■ meeting of the committee at Cleveland, 0., June 12. The object of the meeting is not given, but it is undoubtedly in re gard to the action necessary in the face of the pope's rescript, which has cre ated so much discussion in league cir cles. In this city, the headquarters of the league. Bishop Bonacum, the new resident bishop, has inaugurated a sys tem of boycott against the officers of the league, refusing Secretary Sutton, Mr. Eagau and others admission to his pres ence on account of the resolutions passed at a recent league meeting at the instance of President Fitzgerald. These resolutions declared the pope had no right to dictate politics to the National league or to interfere with its plans, , and further promised to the Irish mem bers of parliament the continued sup port of the National league in America to the plan of campaign, as followed by the Irish leaders. These facts point to a highly interesting session of the league executive committee at Cleveland. The membership of the committee com prises the general officers of the league, with one member for each state and ter ritory and the Canadian provinces. HIS ILLNESS WAS BRIEF. Sudden Death of District Attor ney Selby. of Grand Forks. Special to the Globe. Grand Forks, Dak., May 26.— Hon. W. A. Selby, an old resident, widely and favorably known throughout the Red River valley and district attorney of this county, died at 4 o'clock to-day, after a week's illness. He was taken down during the April term of court with a severe attack of nervous prostra tion, from which he partially recovered only to be attacked by pneumonia, which, together with the affliction from which he was then suffering, resulted in his death. He was most highly re spected by all and esteemed for his honesty, uprightness and unfaltering conscientious fidelity to public duty. In his death the people lose one of the best officers and noblest men the county ever had. He was a Knight Templar and worshipful master of Acacia lodge. He was also a prominent and active member of the G. A. R.,which organzia tion frequently honored him with places of preferment and trust. His funeral will be held Tuesaay, under the aus pices of the Masons ana G. A. R. He eaves a widow and three children. Located Fifteen Elevators. Special to the Globe. Winona, Minn., May 26.— A party of railroad and grain men, including Assistant General Superintendent Hol lenbeck, Assistant General Freight Agent Foster, H. C. Garvin, George M. Brush, H. J. O'Neill, O. L. Marfield, of Winona, and C. W. Seefield, of St. Charles, returned this morning from a trip along the Winona & St. Peter and Dakota Central division of the North western. Fifteen elevators were lo cated along the lines with a capacity of from 15,000 to 20,000 each, by the Winona Mill company, O.L. Marfield & Co., C. W. Seefield, Dyar, Ingham & Co. and Archer & Howe. .The , party report the acreage in Minnesota as somewhat less than last year, but the prospects were very encouraging. In Dakota every thing looks very flattering for a prosper ous season. The acreage is increased largely over last year. Farmers are feeling well over the prospects. The increase in acreage has been in corn and barley rather than wheat. Very few chinch bugs were in sight and it is thought that the cold, damp weather has destroyed most of them. A Great Crowd Promised. Special to the Globe. Fergus Falls, May 26.— The mem bers of the G. A. R. post here are mak ing big preparations for the . approach ing encampment, which will be here June 5, 6, 7 and 8 next. Arches are be ing erected now on all the principal cross streets and will be decorated next week. Every business place will dec orate and most of the residences. Already nearly every surrounding post has signified its intention of attending, as also have a number of brass bands. This gives promise of being the largest attended affair of any kind that has ever been held in this city. . A Change in Proprietorship. Special to the Globe. Huron, Dak., May 26.— This even ing's Huronite announced that* Augus tine Davis and Herbert E. Crouch have sold their interest in the establishment to J. W. Shannon and John Longstaff, who take possession Monday. Mr. Davis I became connected with the paper a few months after it started in 1880, is presi dent of . the * Dakota Press association, and was secretary of the Dakota Mutual* . and Fidelity Insurance companies and has a wide reputation as a journalist. Mr. Shannon was one of the founders of the Huronite, and is known as one of l the best newspaper men in the North REPUBLICANS WHO FAVOR GRESHAM SHOULD READ Monday's Globe! NO. 148. west. He will have full editorial charge, and Mr. Longstaff will conduct the bush ness affairs. The price paid was $15, --000. The new firm will not change tha political complexion of the paper, but keep it thoroughly Republican. The farmers will have a mass meet ing here June 11. Among the speakers will be S. J. Conklin, grand master ol the Dakota Knights of Labor, and 11. L. Lonks, president of the Farmers alli ance. THE BATTLE IS AGING. City Authorities of Dcs Moines and a Railway Company at Log gerheads—Pierce Adjudged Guilty. Special to the Globe. Dcs Moines, 10., May 20.— The bat tie between the city and the narrow gauge street railway is still waging. Early this morning a force of sixteen laborers in the employ of the company commenced working on the street at the east of Grand Avenue bridge, and shortly thereafter a detachment of city police put them under arrest on inform ation charging them with the same offense as that of their superiors ar rested yesterday. * The trial .of the officers of the company com menced this afternoon and will continue for several days. Constable Potts, recently convicted of bribery, re signed his office to-day. The jury, in the Pierce case, in which the defendant is charged with extorting money by threats, which had been out since last night, came into court at 9:30 this even ing and rendered a verdict of guilty. The court will sentence Pierce Monday, and give him till Thursday to file his bond. The offense was threatening to serve a search warrant on the proprietor of an East side drug store if he was not paid §20. Reformatory at St. Cloud. ' Special to the Globe. St. Cloud, May 26.— Messrs. G. W. Holland, D. E. Meyers, John Cooper and Architect Steams, the committee appointed by the board of directors of the new reformatory to decide the ex act location of that building have de cided upon the point. The building will be located on the most prominent point of the grounds, being alse in the center, about 150 feet from the west line. The building will face the west towards this city. Witnesses Are Wanted. Special to the Globe. Chippewa Falls, Wis., May 26.— Judge Bundy notified Judge Clough this evening that he would be in this city to hear arguments in the case against Newald and Goldberg for as sault on May 81. The defendants have filed an affidavit that two material wit nesses are out of the country and un able to be found. The defendants' at torney states if the witnesses can be found the case will be ready for trial. Young Ideas Entertain. - Special to the Globe. Nortiifield, Minn., May 26.— The High school gave an exhibition to-night at High School hall, the proceeds to go toward furnishing a library. The exer cises were very creditable. Haywood Post, G. A. R., will attend the M. E. church to-morrow in a body. Rev. Dr. A. C. Williams preaches the sermon. .'t will Go Over the Term. Special to the Globe. " Chippewa Falls. Wis. .May 26.— case of the state against W. E. Jurden for assaulting J. N. Phillips with a "billie" was called this afternoon in the circuit court. On motion of the state, owing to the physical condition of the complaining witness, the case will go over the terra. Strong arguments were made in favor of having the case tried this term. * Camp Grounds Selected. Special to the Globe. Lake Benton, Minn., May 26.— Zack Bailey, commander of Old Abe Post No. 30, and a committee met to day and selected the grounds for the encampment. They decided on a tract of eighty acres east of . town, being a beautiful tract with trees and fresh water. It is only about one-half of a mile from town. ■ She Was Insane. Special to the Globe. Hallock, Minn., May 26.— A very sad case of suicide occurred just before noon to-day in the wood shed at the school house, where the body of Mrs. A. Hoff, wife of a prominent artist of this place, was found hanging by the neck. The cause was temporary insan ity. ; Three small children, the young est only three months old, are left to a father's care. ■-'. A Laborer's- Misfortune. Special to the Globe. Sioux City, . 10., . May . -26.— Thomas Jones, a laborer, while under the influ ence of liquor at a late hour last night, was run over by a switch engine in the Milwaukee yards, losing 'j both legs, one above and the other below the knee. No blame attaches to the railroad em ployes.