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LAKE PEPIN'S WATERS CONCLUDED In Next Friday's Globe DON'T MISS IT VOL. X. HUSTLINGjOR PLACE Candidates by the Hundreds for Fat Offices in Henne pin County. Ninety Snug- Berths in the Shape of City and County Ripe Plums. Patriotic Citizens Who Will Sacrifice Themselves On the Altar of Duty. A Very Lively Hustle Inaug urated—Men Announced As Candidates. N Tuesday, Nov. 8, •Hennepin county will cast her 35,000 (votes in about 1,200 ballot boxes for over 100 individual offices, or nearly 300 candi dates in all. There will be at least 125 polling precincts, un der the combined effect of the general election law and the amended charter,and there will be an ay- 'He// 1 I. erage of nine ballot boxes to a precinct. If the ticket to be voted in this city, including national, congressional, legislative, judicial.state, county and city offices, could be printed in one strip, it would, for each party, contain nearly 150 names! Think of the agony of the average disinterested and independent voter, whose vote is regulated by no party lines, and who must cull out his candidates from a list of nearly 300 J It is enough to make the political mugwump turn gray with anxiety. There are also two constitu tional amendments to be voted upon, while the several towns will have their own private officials to choose. The city had, at the last election, fifty-six precincts, but under the opera tion of the amended charter, which lim its the vote to 300 voters, there must be at least 100 precincts districted. In the county the general election law pro vides for not more than 500 voters, so that the towns and villages of Hennepin will require at least twenty-five more precincts, making 125 in all. Hereto fore, in the heavy city wards, which are nearly all Democratic, the precincts have been so large and the machinery so slow* and unwieldy that hundreds of votes were out when the polls closed. . The new law is still more careful , and dilatory with its system of separate ballot boxes, but with the decreased precincts the council wiW make sure that opportunity will be given to have every ballot deposited. Then will come ' the count. Under the old plan it would be two days after the election before any result could make itself apparent, but with the separate boxes the vote for heads of tickets may be more expedi tiously counted, and it is more than probable that the Globe of Nov. 7 will be able to announce the approximate re- ' suit of the county and city. The election will be, all around, the most important ever held in Hennepin. For the lirst time the people will, at the same time, indicate their choice of candidates for every position in their gift, fioni president of the United States down to ward aldermen. Every office but that of state senator is to be filled, and the elector of Hennepin county, within the city limits, will deposit bal lots in ten separate boxes, viz: National, congressional, legislative, state, county, city, judicial, school and two constitu tional amendments. Over 1,000 boxes will be used in Minneapolis, and 6,000 election officers will be on duty for that day. HIGHER OFFICES. Hennepin Has Few Candidates For the National, State and Con gressional Plums. Minneapolis is not grasping in the <vay of the higher offices. The am bitions of her people are, for the most part, confined to the fat offices apper taining to her own local government and the machinery of the county. The favorite son fad has penetrated the Mill City to just the extent that Mayor Ames is mentioned as a vice presi dential candidate on the ticket with Cleveland. His own lips have not confirmed this, but with him it is an instance of silence giving consent. Gen. Washburn is the only other Min neapolitan honored by mention in con nection with the supreme office, but he has felt its course and politely with drawn his name. For an elector, Mons Grinager has been named by the Repub licans,' and it is probable that either E. M. Wilson or A. T. Ankeny or both will be named iii a similar capacity by the Democrats. When it comes to congressional can didates the Republican side of the clover patch teems with willing mar tyrs and the number has increased since the withdrawal of Edmund Rice. Loren Fletcher apparently holds the nomination in the hollow of his hand, . though this fact is most empathically denied by his opponents. Capt. S. P. "Snider has made a thorough prelimi nary fight and bristles with war paint and feathers, while D. M. Clough, who now holds down two offices, is the latest entry for the sweepstakes. There is a strong probability of the trotting out of Frank Davis as a dark horse, and the mention of his name causes the older steeds to snort and tremble. The Democrats are holding off com pletely. The idea that Minneapolis will get the nomination for governor has induced the belief that St. Paul should have the congressman, with a view to pooling issues in the general run. Ames, Wilson and Ankeny have all been mentioned, but none of them has shown the slightest desire to make the run. It is pretty safe to say the Minneapolis delegation will throw its strength to the man from another county who shall have developed the greatest speed. For state officers the metropolitan county will display a wonderful modesty, if present indications can be relied upon, though later developments may bring into the sunlight sundry shy plants now being secretly nourished in the shadow. As far as now to be seen each party will trot out oue man for a place on the state ticket Ames, Demo crat, for governor, and Hans Mattson, Republican, tor renomination for secre tary of state. When this is said all is said. GENERAL CITY OFFICERS. With the Exception of Mayor, Candidates Are Exceedingly Scarce. With both parties claiming the city, the Republicans on account of the presidential election, and the Demo crats by virtue of more votes, candi dates for general offices are not so numerous as^we might suppose. It SUNDATMSSUE—PAGES 9 to 16. seems to be conceded that Mayor Ames will be off the track, in pursuit of higher game, and no one thinks of him in connection with the mayoralty. Dem ocratic sentiment has crystallized upon two men for mayor, and they are P. B. Winston and A. T. Ankeny. Each of them has expressed himself as in no way anxious to make the race, though victory seems well assured. Candidates, among the Republicans are more numerous. Cant. E. C. Babb and Aid. G. W. Cooley, lias each intimated he would consider the nomination a personal favor, and is, therefore, in the hands of his friends. D. M. Clough, if knocked out in the congressional race, will certainly be entered. Freeman P. Lane's name is still used, and it is held that Lars Swenson, A. C. Haugan, Maj. Camp, T. B. Janney or R. L. Pratt might each make a good candidate. For treasurer the present incumbent, E. H. Moulton, will undoubtedly run again, and will be alone in his party, as far as heard from. The Democrats will certainly nominate K. Koortgaard, who is regarded as invincible. None but a bank official can handle the office to any advantage, or give the heavy bond re quired. The Republicans have not trotted out a candidate for comptroller, and no one seems anxious to tackle the present in cumbent, F. G. liolbrook. Two years ago liolbrook was unknown, and got the nomination because no one wanted it. He rode in on the Ames tidal wave, but he proved so competent and suscessful an officer that it looks now as though he would have no serious opposition, either for nomination or election. There is absolutely no talk of this office in any political circle. THE "WOODS FULL. OF 'EM. Legislative Candidates Bob Up, - and Their Name Is Legion. Hennepin county composes the Twen ty-ninth and Thirtieth legislative dis tricts, and with Anoka and Isanti coun ties, the Twei ty-eighth district. The Twenty-eighth district is entitled to four representatives, three of which are apportioned to the counties of Anoka and Isanti, and one to that portion of Hennepin county composing the First, Second ana Ninth wards and St. An thony township, and which was represented in the last legisla ture by E. F. Comstock, a Re publican, living in the Ninth ward. Comstock is very anxious to be returned to the next legislature, but his chances are not considered to be very good, and the nomination will either go to Edward M. Johnson, Fred B. Snyder, Frank Eustis, L. L. Longbrake or J. T. Wy man. Howell W. Young is generally spoken of as the probable Democratic nominee. The Thirtieth district con sists of the Third, Fourth and Tenth wards and the towns and villages of Osseo, Crystal, Hassan, Dayton, Green wood, Champlin, Corcoran.Maple Grove, Brooklyn and Crystal Lake, and was represented in the last legislature by three Democrats and one Republican. The Democratic members were Bernard Cloutier, William McArdle and Thomas 11. Lucas, and the Republican member who was elected by the narrow ma jority of four votes, was Samuel P. Snider. Bernard Cloutier and Thomas 11. Lucas are candidates for re-election, and Hugh Jennings, Henry Morse, Charles B. Maben, James W. Law rence, A. T. Ankeny and David M. Gil more are spoken of as candidates while the Republicans will make a selection from the following list, who are aspirants for legislative honors: S. L. Trussell, Fred Hooker, Fred Board man, Carman N. Smith, O. T. Erickson, W. 11. Eustis,'A. H. Hall, W. McCrorv, Robert G. Evans, J. N. Nind, F. C. Detterly. C. D. Moyer, S. E. Olson, O. J. Evans, Alex 11. Nunn and N. 11. Gieitson. The Twenty-ninth district is composed of the Fifth," Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Eleventh, Twelfth and Thir teenth wards and the towns and villages of Golden Valley. St. Louis Park, Ex celsior. Bloomington, Eden Prairie,Rich field, Miunetonka Medina, Plymouth, Minnetrista and Independence, and is entitled to six representatives. The entire delegation from this district in the last legislature was Republican, and consisted of the following persons: Alexander Millar, J. C. Howard, J. A. Arneson, S. Ellingson, C. H. Pettit and Ben P. Shuler, all of whom are candi dates for re-election, but owing to the poor record made by this delegation the chances are that none of them will be renominated, except Millar, who was the champion of the "patrol limits bill" in the last legislature, and who is there fore very popular with the high moral element of the Eighth ward, of which ward he is now a resident. But the very thing which makes him a strong competitor for the nomination, will, without doubt, defeat him at the polls, although this district is considered to have a Republican majority of several hundred votes. Among the candidates in the field who are willing to enter the contest with the present incumbents for the nomination are Judson N. Cross, Henry Downs, A. H. Hedderly, James C. Wflfcall, James Griffin, Ace.P. Abell, John D. Smith, G. W. Cooley. W. H. Grimshaw, L. F. Sampson, C. H. Burwell, David A. Lydiard, Ward F. Gray, John Swift, George 11. Johnson, Harry B. Cramer and Frank S. McDonald. Among the Democrats spoken of for legislative nominees from this district are Robert L. Cox, William H. Donahue, Martin Mcliale, Orville Rinehart, Mathew Donahue, Dr. E. T. Gibson, John Land berg, John B. Quinn and H. O. Peter son. THE CITY BOARDS Governing Parks, Schools and Li braries — Candidates Little Talked of. The board of park commissioners is now composed of A. A. Ames, Daniel Bassett, A. J. Boardman, Bald win Brown, P. J. E. Clementson. John A. Gilman, Joseph Ingenhutt, Charles Johnson, C. M. Loming, S. A. March, W. 11. Mills, A. H. Mitchell, John C. Oswald. Byron Sutherland and Eugene M. Wilson. A. A. Ames, the mayor, John A. Gilman. chairman of the coun cil committee on public grounds and buildings, and W. 11. Mills, chairman of the council committee on roads and bridges, are ex-officio members, and their terms of office expire Jan. 1, they then cease to be members of the board of park commissioners. The other members whose terms of office ex pire the first Monday in January are Daniel Bassett, A. J. Boardman, Bald win Brown. P.J. E. Clementson, C. M. Loring, J.C. Oswald, Byron Sutherland and Eugene M. Wilson. This leaves eight vacancies to be filled. While the office of park commissioner is not a par ticularly desirable one, it is extremely probable that the gentlemen whose terms of office expire • would not object •to having their names used in the convention. The park and boulevard system of Minneap olis has grown so of late years that it is now a source of pride to all who have been connected with it. The gentle men who have been instrumental in bringing about this desirable state of , affairs take a deep interest in the mat ter, and it is fair to presume that they . would like to remain until the system is completed. There is no logging for places, however, and both conventions will nominate off baud by acclama tion. Since it was decided to erect a new public library in Minneapolis, interest SAINT PAUL, MINN., SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 27, 1888.— TWENTY PAGES. in the library board has been on the in crease. The members of the board are T. B. Walker, Thomas Lowry, M. -B. Koon. Prof. Sven. Oftedahl, Mayor Ames, John Atwater, E. M. Johnson and Prof. Cyrus Northrup. This board has always worked well together, and it is due the board to say that the new building is the result of the ef forts of the members. Mayor Ames, of course, is an ex-officio member, and retires when his term as mayor expires. The regular mem bers whose terms expires this season are T. B. Walker and Prof. Oftedahl. As far as known there are no candidates for these two vacancies, and Mr.Walker and Prof. Oftedahl will probably be sent back. Mr. Walker has always taken a deep interest and has spent much time in library matters. Prof. Oftedahl represents to a remarkable de gree the foreign element here, and is extremely popular in all circles. Prof. Sven Oftendahl, Georee H. Mil ler, B. F. Nelson, A. C. Austin, W. D. Hale, A. T. Ankeny, and Prof. J. G. Moore, are the gentlemen who consti tute, the board of education. The gen tlemen whose terms of office expire this winter are George H. Miller, A. C. Austin, Prof. Oftedahl and A. T. Ankeny. There is no salary attached to the office, and for that reason candi dates are not as numerous as for some positions. The present board has done much toward bringing the school sys tem of Minneapolis up to its present high standard, and they naturally feel as though they would like to remain a few more years until other schools are built and Minneapolis can boast of hav ing the best schools in the United States. So far as heard from, there are no other candidates in the field. THE COUNTY PLUMS. Nearly a Dozen Fat Offices-- Who Are After Them. The county of Hennepin has eight principal offices to farm out, and any one of them is worth over $3,000 a year, while they run up to ten times that sum. The plums are the offices of sheriff, register of deeds and clerk of the courts; that of auditor, or county attorney, or coroner, or treasurer, is fat enough, but not so lucrative, while school superintendent, surveyor and county commissioner are desirable, but without a fortune attached. For all of these offices there is a scramble that is without precedent in the history of the county, and both conventions will have many sore hearts, thinly varnished over with "a motion to make it unani mous." The clerk of the courts has the "snap" of the county offices. The perquisites of the position run at least abo.ve 520, --000 per annum, and the incumbent will rake in some £10,000 during his term. E. J. Davenport, the present incumbent, has announced his intention to retire and leave the golden road open. His legatee, in so far as his power goes, is the modest and retiring Capt. C. B. Tirrel, for years a deputy in the office. But his claims are disputed in his own party by Judge A. M. Scott, of the pro bate office; C. P. Preston, chairman of the district committee and secretary of the court house and city hall commis sion, and Samuel Goodnow, who was so unexpectedly knocked out of the comp troller's office two years ago. The Democrats are not pushing very vigor ously for the place, but it is understood Ed B. Clement, of the Fourth ward, and Ed A. Stevens, of the Eighth, will come into the convention with a following each. Sheriff P. P. Swenson seems to have a lien on the Democratic nomination for sheriff, and after his Democratic victory in 1880 will probably have a clear field once more. The office is very tempting to the Republicans, and several of them will make a lively hustle for it. Winn M. Brackett wants to get back, and will work hard. J. 11. Ege, for a long time first deputy, backed by his recent G. A. K. elevation, will have plenty of strength. John Peterson, who was dep uty under both Thompson and Stoddard, wants to go higher and will make a strong bid. Sam Brearly. who has made many efforts at political favors, is in the field, backed by a coterie of friends. The Republicans seem to think one term is enough for John F. Peterson as register of deeds, and want to see a ro tation in that juicy office. But John says no, and will hustle for the Repub lican nomination once again. But he will not be alone. George W. Merchant, the chief weigher for the state; Robert McMullen, who was knocked out two years ago; Charlie C. Dunn, of the Eighth ward, a real estate hustler, and Robert A. Plummer, who has grown old as a deputy in the office, are all hot after the valuable chair. The Demo crats want this office this time, and will make a warm fight tor it. Titus Mar eck is most prominently mentioned, but is not known as a formal candidate. His friends think he would have won, even last time, had he received the nomination. L. A. Condit, the present incumbent, seems to have scared off all other Re publican aspirants for auditor and serenely walks the field alone. But h will have plenty of Democratic opposie tion. The latter, however, have uot yet come out openly and the only candidate named is C. A. Hanscom, the popular yound alderman of the First ward. As the time draws near additional entries on either side may be made. Willis A. James has made a good and conservative treasurer, but still there is opposition to him in his own party. They say he was a load on the ticket two years ago, and it is well enough known there was an effort to pull him off. Still, no one is bold enough to openly come out for the nomination and make a square fight. The Democrats are lying low on this office and no one has intimated his candidacy. J. W. Tamm's friends have named him and the same may be said of J. E. Woodford and G. J. Heinrich, but the gentlemen themselves have said nothing. F. Yon Schlegel has a walkover in the Republican ranks to succeed him self as judge of probate. The Demo crats seem to think Judge Rand will come out, at the proper time, and try conclusions once more. Benjamin Dav enport and EL P. Herrick are also men tioned as suitable timber for the respon sible position. W. J. Warren was nominated by the Democrats and elected superintendent of schools by the largest majority given. He is certain of the nomination again, and as he is a political independent, his election is equally certain. However, W. W. Wraaman will enter again, and J. L. Harrington, R. H. Prosser, O. S. Miller and William Gunderson, all Re publicans, are in the field. Two years ago the Democrats wan dered off at the request of the labor of fanizations, and nominated Dr. M. P. 'innegan for coronor. Dr. R. J. Hill, the then incumbent, and the Republican nominee, scored an easy victory. The Democrats have not talked of a man to Dr. Hill this time, but the Republicans have lots of men who are anxious to carry the responsibilities and enjoy the emoluments of the office. * Drs. Spring, Drew, Towers, Kelly and Skaro are all ready to accept the nomination. Two members of the board of com missioners are to be chosen, the retiring ones being A. L. Lennon in the First district, and S. J. Barlow in the Third. Candidates are thick as hops. To suc ceed Lennon, there are, besides himself, John T. Lee, Baldwin Brown, Robert Graham and Isaac McNair, Democrats, and A. E. Blaisdell, P. G. Anderson, F. B. Stoneman, S. S. Whittier, J. L. Ding > man, Ed Cooley, Frank Eustis and J. H. Bradish. Barlow will again bs a candi date and will beopposedjin his own party by Col. John H. Stevens and Mahlon Black. The Republicans will trot out J. M. Parker, Hiram W. Briggs, M. W. Lewis, John Carlson and A. H. Law rence. 1 1 • For surveyor. P. M. Dahl, the present incumbent, has little opposition any where. He can easily get his party sup port, and the Democrats have not thought of the office yet. Last, but not least, comes the county attorneyship. Of all the scramble and scrapping, this office will promote the worst. The names of the candidates on both sides are legion. F. F. Davis says he is through with it, and Robert Jamison, the present assistant, is his legatee. Jamison's friends are spread ing the report that he has a walkover, but this is hotly denied by other Repub lican aspirants. J. N. Bearnes has made a lively preliminary skirmish arid wears a warm summer smile. F. M. Nye is announced as a candidate, but it is generally believed he and Jamison hunt in couples, Nye to be Jamison's assistant. Col. Robert Stratton. presi dent of the Union League, E. G. Hay, Ed. A. Sumner and Hector Baxter are all trailing the Republican nominations very closely. The Democrats are not making so much noise, but are doing quite as much work. R. L. Penny is not saying a word, but he is known to be in the field, just the same. Judge Hollins has been making a mental estimate of his ability to lay out any Republican candidate, and is surely in the clover patch him self. - J. W. Lawrence, it is said, has refused all overtures to allow the use of his name. John T. Bvrnes, A. D. Smith, Wm. H. Donohue and Thomas Canty are all more or less spoken of, but are not announced as open candi dates. FOR CITY DADS. Patriots Who Would Willing to Serve in the Council. "It's too early," was the answer to the Globe's inquiry as to who are the aldermanic candidates. The city con vention comes after the county and leg islative conventions, and naturally no politician who considers that he stands a show for a nomination in either of the former is willing to put himself on rec-: ordas an avowed candidate for an of fice within the gift of the latter. In addition to this there is that feeling of insecurity as to what may happen or as to what combinations may be formed because of the influences that may : be brought about by trading. With but few exceptions, it can be said that most of the present aldermen will seek re elections, although they generally pro fess an intention of making no fight, for the honor. .. -~ .-..r'^ In the First ward there is a plethora of Democratic candidates, with the us-' ual nationality contest on hand. Joe lngenhutt, thinks his services as park commissioner entitle his claims to con sideration. Aids. L'Herault and Hans com will both seek renominations, but Aid. Titus Mareck has intimated his in tention to retire. Fred Bushaber is mentioned as are John Norton, the fuel' dealer, James E. Kertson, of the water works department, Hugh Butler, Con Linnehan, Gottlieb Schober and Ed, Davenport. John>McG6wan also an nounces his intention of running as the-' young man's candidate. The Republi cans do not seem to be especially anx ious to make the fight, and ex-Aid.* Fleetham, H. E .Blaisdell, who last year run for justice, are the only ones who have announced themselves. In the Second ward there is a little stir. It is understood that Prof. John G. Moore, before going to Europe, an nounced his willingness to accept the Democratic nomination. Then there are Ed Conway, a young and energetic Democrat; Ervin Spencer, the real es state dealer, and Burke O'Brien. For the Republicans, both Aid. Barrows and Aid. Johnson can be counted upon as candidates, but Aid. Clough looks higher, and has entered the congres sional race. If he fails to catch on he undoubtedly means to make a trial for the mayoralty. Attorney W.J. Marsou mentioned, and Philip llerzog may take it into his head to again contest honors with Aid. Barrows, L. S. Gillette prob ably thinks as Clough is out of the race, he is entitled to the nomination he con siders he fairly won two years ago. The Third ward is going to see some fun before harvest time. Aid. McAr die, Mills and Gilman will be in the field again, and will stand on their rec ords, to face the rumpus that has been kicked up by the Eighteenth Avenue North Improvement association. S. H. March, park commissioner and presi dent of the Globe Light company, has entered the lists, and S. U. Beadman is spoken of among the Democrats. Rob ert Pratt, the ex-alderman, wants to get back again from the Republicans, aud E. U. Geesaman is, of course, in the field, as is Henry C. Hanke, who represents the Pillsbury contingent, and Iver Hanson. Peter Johnson, con tracting plasterer, is also on deck. * In the Fourth ward Aid. Cloutier will be a candidate if he is not returned to the legislature, and Aid. Morse is will ing to accept a renomination, but will not ask it. Cris Baehr, of Hamburger hall, seems to be thought of consider ably. Freeman P. Lane is said to be quietly working for the Republican nomination. Emerson Cole is undoubt edly a candidate for re-election, and W. W. Woodward, a former alderman, wouldn't mind getting there. Maj. W. E. Hale, of the board of education, has been suggested, and it is whispered that E. J. Davenport thinks he could find time to attend to aldermanic' duties when he retires from the clerkship of the district court. O. M. Laraway, the ex-postmaster, also has the aldermanic bee in his bonnet. The Fifth ward has been so strongly Republican that the Democrats are not nibbling very lively at the aldermanic bait. James Tamm, head miller of the Zenith mill, Tom Scott, head miller of the Humbolt, and W. H. Helfrich, head miller of the Anchor, are in the field: D. D. Smith, the contractor, has been suggested, and Lawrence Garrity has announced himself. As to the Republi cans—Aid. Downs. Phillips and Clark all want to be returned. S. C. Cutter hankers to get back in the city hall shadow and John Carlson says he is entitled to a nomination, while Mike Nash, Nelson "Williams or William Butters might be prevailed upon to ac cept. Sixth ward city politics have not taken any shape. It can be depended upon that Claus Johnson and J. M. Gleason, Democrats, want another term. James Sweeney, the grocer, would like to try again. Gustave Heinrich, the brewer, Dr. Hanson and Tim Corbet may be counted upon,- while Judge Lars M. Rand is only waiting to be urged. The Republicans have not done much talking as yet. Dr. H. E. Latz, Samuel Hunter, the plumber, and William Gun derson, the deputy register of deeds, seem to be the only ones thus far con sidered. " -.. ' ..--*.-£■ Of the Seventh ward, Aldermen Dwyer and Gibson want to be returned, while No erenberg is said to be indiffer ent. Thomas Ryan, foreman of the ward crew, is to be pushed forward. J. J. Evans is mentioned as well as Will iam Lee, who was a candidate two years ago, and last, but not least, Col- M. W. Glenn, who has lately moved into the ward. The Renublicaiis talked of so far as can be learned are CM, Spillman, J. H. Perry, L. L. AVheelock. John Lee, Judge Ellis, O. P. Flatten Stiies Gray. .-:• '•*■ Eighth ward local politics are going to be moulded largely by the position of candidates upon the question of lower ing the Hastings & Dakota ,tracks. Aid. Cooley will prob -ably retire " if his mayoralty .boom doss not burst. Albert Lawrence, of course,desires a re-election, and Aid. Stoueman is determined to be returned. Other Republican candidates mentioned are Dan Thompson, Frank Grygla. A. R. Chestnut and John Day Smith. The Democrats suggested are Judge J. B. Quinn, Dr. H. A. Avery, John Ludlum and possibly R. E. Bader. In the Ninth ward Aids. Kerr, Erwin and Vogt will all ask to be returned, and Matt Bredemus and William Gul lick are the only other Democrats men tioned. The Republicans seem to be confined to ex- A Comstock and Capt. George. Oswald, Democrat, and Reeves, Re publican, will want to come back from the Tenth in all probability. C. F. Bax ter and Health Inspector Schwartz from the Democrats, and J. H. Seymour, Re publican, are talked of. In the Eleventh ward the present in cumbents, Swenson, Muldoon and J. L. Johnson will seek to get back into clover. C. M. Mathews, the street com missioner, R. E. Whittemore, R. B. Thompson and J. H. Plant will also strive for the Republican nomination. Aid. Stoft, who is in the Eleventh ward, at the close of the present term will be a leading Democratic candidate with John McElroy, William Leary and J. B. Ungerman to follow. Parker, Republican, and Tingley, Demociat, both want to go back from the Twelfth ward. Charles Tufts, a member of the Democratic city commit tee, who was defeated as the result of a bitter fight in the glass works precinct last spring, is again a candidate and is about the only Democrat prominently * mentioned thus far. For the Republi cans, Attorney J L. Vanderwalker, Harry B. Cramer and Ira A. Newell are said to be the candidates. The slice of the old Eighth known know as the thirteenth ward does not present any interesting features. Aid. Nichols and Garvey will both seek re nominations and no other candidates seem to have been mentioned. ■ -^ BETWEEN THE SEXES. Difficulties of Man and Wife Rem edied by the Law. . Anna Rasmusson obtained a divorce yesterday from Lars Rasmusson on the ground of desertion, and also obtained an order of the court allowing her to as sume her maiden name of Anna C. Hanson. She testified that she was twenty-five years old and that the de fendant was twenty-eight, and that they were married in this city on the 2d of July, 1883, and that shortly after their marriage he deserted her without any provocation or cause and that she had neither seen nor heard of him since. Caroline Running, a young woman of a careworn and dejected appearance, obtained a divorce yesterday from John Running, on the ground of drunken ness and non-support. She was also given the care and custody of the two children, aged two and four years re spectively. She gave her age as twenty five years and the defendant's as twenty eight years, and stated that they were married in this v city on the 22d of Feb ruary, 1883, and soon after their mar riage her husband had commenced drinking and had neglected to furnish or provide 5 either her or her children with either food or clothing, and that after, when intoxicated, he had abused both her and the children. The following divorce - cases, which were on the special term calendar for yesterday, were continued for one week : Tillie 0. Albee vs. ; Charles H. Albee. A. J. Trumble vs. Minnie M. Trumble. Julie Crandall •; vs. Silas E. Crandali. May Hawley vs. George H. Hawley. Frank Wagner vs. Amelia Wagner. M. Zimmerman vs. David Zimmerman. Frances Hall vs. Frank Hall. M. John son vs. John Johnson. A. Brigham vs. Frank Brigham. Laura Bjornson vs. Bane Bjornson. Frederick Bohman, who was convict ed a couple of weeks ago of bastardy and sentenced to pay $2.50 a week for the support of the child, settled the whole matter yesterday by marrying the complaining witness, Clara Nelson. Henry A. Ward, executor of the es tate of Arthur T. H. Williams,deceased, has begun an action against Willis Baker to have a certain contract of sale of twenty lots in Byrona addition for $8,000, declared null and void on account of a default in the payment of the money. The jury in the case of Sarah J. Red" ding vs. the city to recover $15,000 dam ages for injuries occasioned by stepping through a hole in the sidewalk on Plym outh avenue, rendered a verdict* in favor of the city. Mary J. Marr, executrix of the estate of Dennis W. Marr, deceased, has be gun an action against Charlotte R. Shaw, of Scarboro, Me., a sister-in-law of the deceased, to compel the specific performance of a contract. It is claimed that the defendant, Shaw, entered into an agreement with the de ceased in 1806, in which she agreed to sell him 170 acres of land in section 6, town 29, range 23, for $6,200, to be paid as follows: He was to pay $200 down, erect certain buildings ' thereon and to keep the taxes paid, and when he paid the balance without interest she agreed to five him a deed of sale of the premises. It is claimed that the deceased per formed all the conditions of the agree ment, except tendering the $6,000 bal ance, and that it has been tendered by the executrix, but the defendant refuses to giye a deed.. POLICEMEN'S WORK. News Notes From' Where the •'Drunks and Va«js Are Ar raigned. : Eugene Cole, arrested on a charge of embezzlement preferred W. H. Brag don, was discharged from custody, there being no evidence against him. Otto C. Knott was found guilty of driving over a crossing faster than a walk and fined $2. . E. L. Malone, charged with assaulting John G. Swan, pleaded not guilty and •will be tried the 28th. Joseph Lang was found guilty of as saulting Michael Brotneaux and paid a -fine of $7. '. E. Kemp and Edward Reynolds, old time vagrants, were given half an hour in which to leave the city. They lost no time iv going. Charles Waldman, a tramp who acted ugly and wanted to run the court, was sent up for sixty, days. Joseph Kraintyka pleaded guilty to the charge of . leaving his horses un hitched and was fined $2. Floyd Mitchell, charged with robbing the residence of Miss Mary. Brown, pleaded not guilty and has his case set for May 29. Theresa Robinson, who with her hus band figured in a disorderly case day before . yesterday, was up again ]on a similar charge yesterday. She was found guilty and sent out to the work house to join her husband, who went out Friday. . V Eugene Field's , Cipher. / . Eugene Field, of the Chicago News, declares that a conscientious study of I_natius Donnelly's cipher convinces him- that Shakespeare's - plays were written by Maurice Barry more. THIS WEEKENDS IT. Engagements of Annie Pixley and the Troubadours to Close the Season. The Students of Shakespeare Promised a Treat in Cipri co's "Hamlet." A Creditable Performance of "Damon and Pythias" at the People's. Items of Interest Regarding Actors and Kindred Topics. The season of grand opera is practi cally over, and with the engagement of Annie Pixley and Salsbury's Trouba dours the regular dramatic season ends. It is fitting that the week should end in laughter, and who can better invoke the pipes than Annie Pixley? The peer of singing comediennes, she brings with her a new play and appears in a part that will show her versatility. Very tew theater-goers know that at one time Annie Pixley was a prima donna in En glish opera, but at one time she had all the Australians at her feet. Besides possessing a voice of rich quality and compass, Miss Pixley can act, and in her new play of "A Deacon's Daughter," every opportunity is given her to show her versatility. The play deals with the troubles and perplexities of a young girl who has adopted the stage, and who tries to conceal her vocation from her New England and Puritanical parents. This play will be given Monday and Tuesday evenings. Wednesday "M'liss," Miss Pixley's first great success and played by her over 1,500 times, will be presented. There will be no Wednes day matinee. Salsbury's Troubadours will finish out the week at the Grand, commenc ing Thursday. The "Humming Bird" will be produced. The play opens with a scene in Central park, near the Shakespeare statue. Augustus Honey moon, just married, has had a slight un pleasantness with his wife on account of his being caught kissing the lady's maid, pretty Sally Styles. This leads him to look for other female society, and he inserts a personal in the Herald, signed "Humming Bird," which is answered by a person giving the name of Mignonette, and a meeting is ar ranged for at night in Central park. Honeymoon goes there to keep the engagement with fear and trem bling. He isaccompanied by Robert Rackett, an artist. At the last moment Honeymoon changes his mind and seeks to hide himself. Mr. Joseph Brass has. also advertised for the acqaintance of a rich young lady.olle appears on the scene. Sally Styles, ambitious of be coming an actress, is his correspondent. They recognize each other as old ac quaintances. Matilda Fullalove, a young widow, also turns up, instigated by Mrs. Honeymoon, to answer her husband's advertisement. This leads to a compli cated and humorous situation. The second act, owing to misunderstandings engendered in the first act, is filled with comical confusion, and some ingenuity is required to bring matters to a peace ful conclusion.— Star, Feb. 8, 1887. CIPRICO'S HAMLET. The presentation of "Hamlet" at the Grand opera house, June 14, under the supervision of George M. Ciprico, the tragedian, is to be on an elaborate scale, and the smallest dramatic and historical detail is to receive scholarly attention. Ophelia's burial, for in stance, will be at night with burning incense and lighted torches, according to the old medieval law regarding sui cides. Prof. Bass, the organist of Geth semane church, is training seventy-five choiristers who are to appear in this scene dressed in collar and cassock in the solemn surplice chant, which will prove a pleasing novelty. It would seem that Mr. Ciprico's production of this great tragedy is to be characterized by such careful and intelligent handling and equipment as to make it an event that will be appreciated, especially by students of Shakespeare. Many of the clergy of both Minneapolis and St. Paul are accepting the invitation whick Mr. Ciprico has extended to the cloth. THE PEOPLE'S THEATER. The production of "Damon and Pyth ias" at the People's theater last evening was highly creditable to the members of the company included in the cast. J. B. Browne, as Damon, read his lines with great intelligence and effect, and, al though he had already created a highly favorable impression, gained greatly in i public estimation as an actor. This evening the play will be changed to "American Born," a strong melodrama, which is to run until Wednesday even ing, when the benefit to the Irish-Amer ican club occurs. Already 1,000 tickets have been sold, and a crowded house is assured. There will be a double bill, and perhaps some special features. The "Irish Emigrant" will be presented, to be followed by "Sketches in India," a comedy farce in which Miss Marie Wellesley takes the part of Sally Scraggs, a characterization for which she has received a deal of praise. "American Born" will then be put on for the balance of the week. Thursday afternoon the benefit to the striking machine girls takes place at this theater, when a literary and mu sical programme will be rendered, to close with "Sketches in India." " A splendid programme is being ar ranged for the benefit to Ed R. Richards Thursday evening, June 7. Some of the best musical and dramatic talent the city affords has already volunteered. Treasurer Theodore Hays leaves this evening for Chicago to perfect arrange ments for the five weeks' engagement of the Star Opera company, now play ing at the Casino in that city. The com pany consists of fifty members, and has a repertoire of fourteen operas. The engagement will begin June 11. NOTES. Neil Scully, the popular comedian and character actor, is to receive a benefit at the Grand opera house Friday even ing, June 11. There will be a number of musical features and a sketch by the Crusaders' society, while Fredric Bock, Jessaline Rogers, Edwin 'Barbour, Wal lace D. Shaw and others have volun teered. The sale of tickets for the event is already quite large. Minneapolis Lodge No. 44, B. P. O. Elks, will hold a social session this evening. 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