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SAINT PAUL.
■A. G. Briggs—
Lhav^seen looking for
lie nomination of Blame
ill along, but it now seems
is if iinley will go
nto to-morrow's eonven
ion with a good show.
F. E. Sheldon The
umber trade has held up
rery well this season, and
we anticipate quite a good
rtemand again after the
hot months of July and
August are over.
E. K. Milliken — The
People's theater is just
What the people ot St. Paul have wanted
for a long time, but ft is a- much better
place than they expected to have.
Secretary Robert Miller, of the. demo
cratic State Central Committee- 1 should
not be surprised if it, turned out to be
Blame. V. ■■ : l; , „_ , ,
J. D. Markham, of Rush City—Look
ing at it from a Democratic standpoint I
would rather see Blame nominated than
anybody else. ,
George R. Finch— lf Blame should be
nominated and accept it I don't think I
could vote for him under the peculiar
circumstances which have attended the
present canvass. ' -'- _, me
Mayor Loader— l don't see how Blahis
can expect to get any more votes t g
time than he did before. The Mv
wumps will vote against him again and
a good many of the Independents will
support Cleveland.
E. C. Scribner— There are not many
people at Minnetonka yet, probably be
cause it has been so cold this year.
Charles McDonnell— l'm glad I'm not
at the Palmer house just now. I had a
siege of it during the two conventions
of ISS4, and that's enough for a life
time.
CASUAL CHATTER.
The term '-front" was not generally
Osed by hotel clerks until Charley
Hoyt's play brought it to public atten
tion. Then the clerk's "caught on,"
and it could be heard in every hotel. It
seems to be dying out again. Hotel
clerks have different ways of attracting
the attention of the boys. There is a
clerk at Minnetonka who simply gives
*'clucks" with his tongue when he wants
a boy. It is not known whether that is a
fashionable fad or a bad habit. Speak
ing about the habit of calling "front," a
gentleman said last night he never
could understand "why they yelled
"front' when they are always sending
them back."
.* * .
A New York diamond merchant sat
in the Ryan yesterday afternoon. He
was ; neatly dressed, but no one would
ever suspect, from his appearance.what
his business was. There was not a
spark nor a piece of jewelry.in sight.
♦•That is the way those diamond mer
chants always go," said a gentleman
speaking about the absence of jewelry.
*T know three of them from New York
and they always travel plainly and
without show. One of them never
wears a white shirt, nothing but the j
plain woolen ones. When they go out
to do business or travel I suppose there
is never a day but what they carry from
$70,000 to si 50,000 worth of diamonds
about their vest pockets, and yet you
would never suspect that there was a
spark within a mile of them."
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"Considerable interest is manifested,"
' said Secretary Robert Miller, of the
Democratic state central committee,
•in the approaching convention at Bal
timore, Md., of the national league of
Democratic clubs. The convention will
be held under the auspices of the Young
Men's Democratic clubs of New York
i and Brooklyn, and the sessions will be
held three days, commencing July 4." \
A number of clubs already organized,"
or in process of -formation throughout
the Northwest, and Minnesota and Wis
consin particularly, are going- to the
convention in a body, and are perfect
ing arrangements with the railroads for
that purpose. The league was organ
ized before that of the Republicans,
which met at New York several . weeks
ago, but the promoters thought it ad
visable to defer calling a convention
until after the presidential nominations
were made by both parties.
GLOBULES.
The order to close the saloons at midnight
Is being carefully ami generally observed.
The curtain at the People's theater will
rise promptly at 8 o'clock during this wees.
The Leech Street's and J. Morrisey's nines,
• of this city, played a game of ball yesterday,
ihe former winning by a score of 12 to 10.
r A game of base ball was played yesterday
afternoon between tbe Revere and Eclipse
teams, resulting in a victory for the former
by a score of 7 to 5.
The several parks about the city were
thronged with people yesterday afternoon
and evening. It was not too cool, but just
cool enough for enjoymeut.
Mrs. Frank Erren, who lives on St. Peter
Street, was thrown from a carriage on Sev
enth street Saturday afternoon, and was
seriously injured about the lower limbs.
Tim Stacy, a lad in the employ or McCaskey
& Streetcr, had his right hand oadly smashed
Saturday morning by having it caught in a
job press that he was feeding. The boy will
probably lose his hand. ..-:■■.-
C. C. Nelson, a hack driver, was arrested
early yesterday morning on complaint of
Mrs." Frank Erwin, charging him with reck
less driving. •He gave $50 bail for his ap
pearance In the municipal court to-day.
, The Pioneer Press mercurial fire alarm
.called out- the department early yesterday
morning, out it proved to lie a false alarm,
caused by a workman holding a burning
piece of paper too close to the mercurial
wire.
Freddie Johnson, about six years old, was
picked up Saturday night by a police officer
and sent to the Central station, where he now
is. He wears a black slouch hat. light waist,
dark pants and is barefooted. The boy said
that he went away from home Saturday
morning, and when he returned his parents
had moved. .He did not know the number
of the house or the name of the street upon
which he lived. KiH
The song service yesterday afternoon at
the rooms of tile Temperance union was ad
dressed by Rev. J. P. Dysart, of the East
Presbyterian church, and Mrs. Parado had
charge of the singing. The attendance at
the meeting for deaf mutes in the morning
was very large and an interesting service was
tela, one of their number interpreting for
the others in sign language.
PERSONAL.
Thomas Fiske, of Halifax, N. S.. is in the
*lty.
Gen. Christ Brandt will go to Camp Lake-
View to-morrow.
F. M. Scbnadle, U. S. A., and daughter, are
at the Merchants.
Lewis Wallace, wife and daughter, of New
Tort, are at the Ryan.
C. K. Walters, of Cumberland, Md., is visit
ing friends in the city.
T. &M. 11. Foley, railroad contractors, of
St. Cloud, are in the city. '
F. F. Hogate and T. P. Varney, ot Camden,
Is. J., are at the merchants.
E. Butler, a merchant of Miles City, Mont.,
is registered at the Merchants.
John Cooper, the St. Cloud stock breeder,
Is stopping at the Merchants.
Dr. 11. B. Wheelwright and F. D. Mitchell,
Of Boston, are at the Merchants.
B. F. Lamb, a wealthy stockman of Me
dora. Dak., is stopping at the Ryan. . .
Samuel Lumpkin and wife, of Lexington,
Ga., are in the city, stopping at the Ryan.
A. R. Benedict left the city last evening for
Helena, Mont., where he will engage in busi
ness.
! F. G. Whitney, Mr. Warren's successor as
general passenger agent of the Manitoba, ac
companied by Mrs. Whituey,are at the Ryan.
Hon. J. 11. Baker, of Oak Cliff Farm, and
Postmaster Fred Puhler, of Ada, who have
been taking In the convention at Chicago,
registered at the Merchants yesterday.
F. J. Ilolman, Brattleboro, Vt.; Clifford M.
Dolph, St. .Louis; J. "M. Gibbons and J.G.
Wildman, Boston; W. J. Hoffman, Washing
ton. D. <'.. and Charles 11. Howard, of De
troit, .Mich., were among yesterday's arrivals
at the Ryan.
Among , yesterday's arrivals at the Merch
ants' were I.. V. Spalding, Pargo: A. B. Mof
lattand child, Le Sueur; J. E. Watt. Devil's
Lake, Dak. : 1.. W. Wright, Duluth; N. ■WL
Huro, Brockenricge: H. K. Ives, St. Hilaire,
and E. Butler, of Miles City, Mont,
[.See a.'., of K.-nl Km:! Title Ins. Cr..l
■ ■>. -—• «n»
Mnrp' "' "' ' f "'Want*' ads "in tie. GLOBE
..than in any other paper.
AFFAIRS AT CHICAGO
Graphically Described i by a
Wornout Alternate Who
Is Homeward Bound. '
California Delegates Distrib
uting Thousands of Silk
Hats for Their Idol.
Poor Prospects of a Conclu
sion Being- Reached for
Swreral Days Yet.
Republicans Turning" Longing*
Eyes Across the Blue
Waters to Jamie.
Leaning wearily against the . counter
at the Merchants yesterday afternoon
was Cant. Frank Gilford, of Shakopee,
one of the alternates sent by the Repub
licans of the Third district of Minnesota
to represent them at the Chicago con
vention.
"Chaos would be a mild way of ex
pressing the situation," he said, "and
tossed on a sea of trouble the Repub
licans turn longing eyes across the
water to Blame to relieve them from
their perplexity. Reports telegraphed
from Chicago cannot give any concep
tion of the condition of affairs, and no
man knows what a minute even may
bring forth. Still I would not be sur
prised if a nomination were postponed
for several days with a view to
tiring out a majority of the dele
gates. Many of them are anxious
to get away from Chicago and princi
pally because their finances are running
low. When they left their homes after
taking advantage ot the cheap rates of
transportation, they thought that they
would be detained at the convention
not over four days and made provisions
accordingly. But money slips away
very fast at a convention, and the con
sequence is that
NEARLY ALL OF TOE DELEGATES ARE
STRANDED
and need money in their purses to keep
them comfortably. Such enthusiasm I
have never seen, and do. not expect to
again, as reigns at Chicago. Train
after train rolls into the city and dis
charges its living freight in the shape
of campaign clubs and political organi
zations of every description, who swarm
in the hotel corridors and surge through
the darkened streets of the Convention
city. It was- lucky- for Minneapolis
that the national committee did not
decide upon that city as the meeting
place of the .convention, for the Twin
Cities could not begin to accommodate
the crowds that have been in attendance
at Chicago during the past week. They
would have been compelled to camp
out, or else go to the lakes in this vicin
ity had the plum fallen to the represent
ative cities of the Northwest, and the
people are to be congratulated that their
powers of hospitality have not been
overtaxed.
Sleep was an utter impossibility.
When I went to Chicago 1 thought
surely that by taking, a room on the
third floor of the Grand Pacific and
shutting my windows" that I could expe
rience no trouble in getting all the rest
that I required. But.l; r vyaCs3dly mis
taken in my calculations,'. for the tur
moil of the crowds around the hotels
does not diminish in the least as night
approaches, but it continues '.. .
UNTIL THE DAWN OF ANOTHER DAY.
Every nook is permeated with enthusi
asm and noise', and even on the" house
tops of the tallest buildings in Chicago
there are groups of \ hilarious spectators
who make the welkin ring. And amid
all the bustle and confusion the dele
gates to the convention are ho nearer ] a
choice than they . were a .week ago.
There seems to, be , a determination not
to desert their champions, but to stick it
out until the last*, hoping for some
favorable turn of fortune's tide. To off
set the rage for the red bandana, silk
handkerchiefs stamped to resemble
American flags are circulated bread
cast, and the California delegation in
troduced a new feature Saturday 'when
they distributed 2,000 silk hats to boom
the cause of their champion, James G.
Blame. ' ■ -'. ■■/'. '.'- -.- ."•<
The fidelity of this delegation to" their
idol is something remarkable, and they
declare that California will cast its vote
solidly in the convention for its only
choice and will hear of no compromise
candidate.
A great deal has been said concerning
that speech of Bob Ingersoll and that it
practically killed Gresham before the
convention. Had Mr. Ingersoll con
tented himself with his glowing des
cription of the career for the Republican
party without bringing in names and
making - distinctions, his- effort would
have.gone down to history side by side
with his outburst of oratory when he
nominated Blame in 1876. . But no, he
brought about discord by the declara
tion that only "" .': " "-'_ .' : '
SOLDIERS SHOULD BE' SENT TO WASH
INGTON,
and thereby earned the ill will of hun
dreds of delegates whom he should
have rather conciliated than otherwise.
What the outcome will be no one is pre-'
pared to hazard an opinion, but it looks
very much as though Blame would be
nominated, after all, uuless he sends
another message to the convention, pos
itively declining to allow the use of his
name. I was a Blame man until this
year, but lam satisfied that he is in
earnest in his declination, and hence I
favor Gresham. That seems to be the.
underlying sentiment of the West, but
the trouble with our man is that he is
not well enough known in the East,:
except as the foe of corporations and
that is being operated to his disadvan
tage. For a time yesterday it looked as'
though McKinley was the coming man,:
his manly, straightforward course in
standing by Senator Sherman earning
deserved commendation, from everyone s
in that vast assembly. But he waved!
the honor aside and stood by his colors,
and all the more credit to him for such
an action. ' My business needed me at
Shakopee and I was reluctantly com-'
polled to tear myself away from a good
thing, but Delegate Chandler, for whom
1 was alternate, announced his deter
mination to stay until the last horn
blew. . ' . .. ■ . .--'•;■
A HELPING HAND.
Demands Made Upon St. Paul's
Relief Society. ..;
The public knows but little of the
work of the Relief society of St. Paul,'
and the means it takes to provide ~i for
those unfortunates who come under its .
care. At No. 141 East Ninth street, the
office of the society,' Secretary R. Hall
and General Agent M. L. Hutchins
may be found busy all day answering
the demands for aid that come to their
notice.
Naturally such a bureau will receive
numerous applications from unworthy
persons and impostors, as well as those
who come for advice of all kinds.
"We receive many applications," said
Secretary Hall, "from people who want
to leave St: Paul and go to some other
place. Yesterday we had a case of this
kind from an Italian who wanted to re
visit his own country, but had only 15.
He thought we ought to buy him
a ticket as far as New York anyway.
A similar case was that of a Hollander
who wanted us to let -him' have ?G5 to
PAY HIS RAILROAD FARE TO HELENA.
He said that he had heard v that there
.was plenty of work in -Helena, and that
if we would send him and his ; wife out
there they might worry along.' ,' We
asked him if he was sure of a place; to
which he replied that he was not,- but
thought he could get something to do. -■'
A young man wanted us to guarantee
him a month's board. He had been in
temperate, but was trying to do better.
He had secured a situation in .the city,
but wouldn't be paid off until the end
of the month, and- wasted •« us to take
care of him until he . received his
salary. . . . : ■ '*-'?.■ '- ■:■
i Impostors are shown up in the papers
THE PAINT PAUL DAILY GLOBE: MONDAY MORNING, JUNE 25, 1883.
just as soon as we are sure of them.
For instance there are two men with
sore arms whom Judge Cory was kind
enough to send out to our summer re
sort at Como. Their case was fully ex
posed in the Globe a few days ago."
"One queer - case that happened a
couple of weeks ago," said General
Ageut Ilutchins, "was that of a man
who came to me for advice. This man
had been _:•;..; .•';'-■■
CONFINED IX AN INSANE ASYLUM,
but had been .discharged -as cured.
When he returned fp St. Paul somebody,
told him that another man was living
with his wife. Husband No. 2 was un
deniably a hard character, and the re
turning husband was actually afraid to
go home and seek an interview with his
wife. So he wanted me to go along and
defend him. I told him that he had
only heard that this man was with his
wife,- and it might not be so. I advised
him to go and see the woman and if he
was really afraid, to have a policeman
within easy call. He was to come back ;
and tell me if his wife was untrue to
him, but as I have not seen anything of
him since, nor read of his murder, I sup
pose matters must have been arranged
on a satisfactory basis." ' '
WHAT IS CHRISTIANITY? -
Rev. Samuel G. Smith's Ideas and
Sentiments.
The announcement that Rev. Samuel
G. Smith would preach his last sermon
for the summer, prior to taking heeded
rest for a couple of months, attracted a
large congregation to the Grand opera
house yesterday morning, and the dis
course was a very able and instructive
one. Mr. Smith chose as his subject,
"What is Christianity? and said:
Many difficulties attended any at
tempt to apprehend the essence of the
Christian religion, as definition exact
and true up n any subject required
very great care. The majority of dis
putes between men upon speculative
subjects arose from the fact that they
used words in different senses, and in
practical matters they looked at facts
from a different point of view. ;. -
Men have no difficulty in saying in a
certain broad realm a Christian man
will do this and will ' avoid that, but
when they attempted to settle what it
was that constituted this determining
factor, Christianity, they were usually
very far from agreeing. -It was impos
sible for even so" broad a man as Dean
Stanley to escape from the fact that all
the roots of his being were planted in
the Anglican communion, and in his
mind Hebrew history
WAS ONLY AN ANCIENT ENGLISH
CHURCH.
Christianity was a revelation and not
a discovery. Its material was human
and earthly but its power and ideals
were out of heaven. Christianity might
be summed up in the words "A new and
living way." It was a new factor in
human history. It entered manifestly
into the realm of the tangible and prac
ticable.and the earliest preachers dwelt
upon facts and not speculation.' This
was the method of Jesus Himself.
He sought no proof of speculation, no
agreement to any sermon or parable.
Like a building made after most
splendid patterns but constructed of
shabby material and put together by
clumsy workmen, so the ideals of Chris
tianity had always beengreater than its
visible results.
• Christianity had never been cor
rupted, or made venal, because the spir
itual could never be the impure. It was
of the essense of Christianity to receive
the message of Jesus, "I and My Father
are one." as the = promise to all who
would be His disciples,
A third element in the force, named
Christianity, was found in the statement
that : '•..-•..
IT REVEALED A NEW STRENGTH IN
MAN.
Paul hastened to say that letters of
commendation or even instruction were
only secondary. Men and women were
to be the living epistles, the real Bible,
the animated gospel. The most sig
nificant thing about the projection of
Christianity into the world was the im
mediate change it wrought in individ
uals. '. ;V:--_."- :
Silver and gold have we none, said the
apostle at the beautiful-: gate to the
cripple, but in the the name of Jesus,
rise up and walk. So to men crippled
by old habits, palsied by manifold' sins,
fever smitten through: generations of
hate, there came the command, "Rise
up; be strong." Making of sound men
out of spiritual cripples had been the
constant work of Christianity in all ages,
as it is its chief glory to-day.
But these men and women, moved by
new motives to new work, in a new re
lation to God, also had a new fellowship,
for the social idea was -of the very
essence of the gospel. The kingdom of
God was a new commonwealth. -
These were some of the leading feat
ures of Christianity. It represented
the highest activity as well as the high
est aspirations of'mankiug. The end
of Christianity would be no earthly
funeral amid the stricken -
SOBS OF BROKEN-HEARTED MEN AND
WOMEN.
The purest and best among the re
ligions of earth, it would absorb and
glorify the strength of the nations, and
Christianity would pass away when the
earth passed, not into . a new chaos, but
to a new heaven and a new earth. It
would be a translation . into that final
and perfect religion when the Son Him
self finished His work and became sub
ject to His Frther, that God might be
all in all.
CABLE CARS STOPPED
By the Slipping of a Pin at the
Power House.
The big bull wheel in the powerhouse
of the cable railway got out of tune
early yesterday morning, and conse
quently the cable cars didn't run until
about 5 o'clock in the afternoon. The
trouble was caused by one of the pins
in the wheels working loose and allow
ing the wheel to slip out of gear along
the main shaft. By means of a number,
of jack screws and a force of men suffi
cient pressure was finally obtained to
push the pulley back into its place,
after which the big engine was again"
set in motion. The cars were distributed
all along the line, and had not made
their first morning trip when the acci
dent occurred. "*"■.. -'."..; -;"' :
MINNESOTA CROPS.
Favorable Reports From All Over:
the State.
According to the report of Lieut.
Brandenburg, of the state signal serv
ice, the conditions of the weather dur
ing the past week; have been : very fa
vorable for the growth of --crops, al
though rain is needed at most stations. .
There has been an average -amount of
sunshine, which has also had a favora
ble effect upon crops. There was a gen
eral deficiency of rainfall during the
past week throughout the state, except
at St. Vincent, Glencoe and Farming
ton, where local showers have given i
about the average amount. The tem
perature during the week has been gen
erally above the normal throughout the
state, with the exception of a few sta
tions in Southwestern Minnesota, where
it has been about the average.
St. Vincent— Crops are growing
splendidly. Farmers are jubilant.
Argyle— Crops growing fairly, al
though weather has been dry, hot and
windy. About one-half of crop de
stroyed by heavy rain and flood of sev
eral weeks ago.
Grand Forks— part of week very
hot. Temperature as high as 93 dec. in
four days, followed by high wind and
cooler. Grain doing finely, and pros
pects good for full crop.
Moorhead— Wheat is looking splendid,
although rain is needed.
Morris— Hot, southerly, winds most of
the week. Top of the ground very dry.
Rain needed. : A growing week.
; Glencoe— Very heavy rain on the 16th,
causing sloughs to have more water in
them than in the past fifteen years.
Farmington— Chinch • bugs in great
numbers. '.'-.'."•'• ■■■.--.
Tracy— The - growth : of all . crops is
progressing favorably.' A good rain
would do much good. Hay crops never
promised any better. ■.'..-' :,
Currie— Past week has been very fa
vorable for corn, but rain wanted now
especially for late flax. -- ; : -
Rolling Green— Severe dry weather;
vegetation progressing favorably.
. La Crosse— few days of . hot
weather and copious showers have ma
terially, benefited crops. Small grain
never looked better and berries are
ripening fast. .. -
Preferred Liberty. _
Tim McCarthy, a' railroad man, was
arrested : early yesterday morning •by
Officer Davis, charged with ; disorderly
conduct and . abusing a boy named
James Johnson, residing at : 398 East
Seventh street. The blood was running
from Johnson's ' nose, and . there were
also several other bruises about his face.
When McCarthy reached the central
station he made a break for ; liberty bjr
running k down Washington. Davis fol
lowed, and after chasing him about two
blocks succeeded in capturing the run
away.. ■'- : :-- ■■■-.. . n |
BY TOM HOLMES. -
Spruce Young Man to Boston Mer
chant"Good morning, sir. I am solicit
ing subscriptions for the Grant monu
ment fund. Won't you put your name
down for something?" . 1 .;
Merchant— "l'd be glad to, sir, but
times are too dull; I can't afford it."
"I am also sole agent for the 'Life and
Memoires of John L. Sullivan,' a neat
book of 400 pages, giving a correct his
tory of all the fistic battles in which this
champion pugilist of the world has been
engaged. This work is neatly bound in
calf for the library, and has a fine steel
engraving of Suilivan as a frontispiece.
Wouldn't you like a volume?"
"How much is it?"
"Five dollars." -;/;- ._
"Put me down for a dozen. 1 want to
send some of them to my friends and
show them what kind of men we Bos
ton fellows are."
A Missouri Outrage.
First Missouri Citizen— Well, the su
preme court has decided that Maxwell
must hang. '
Second Maxwell; who is he?
"The Englishman who murdered a
man by: the name of Preller in a St.
Louis hotel.'
. "Is that all, only murdered one man?"
, "Yes." -.- :
. "And he's got to hang?"
"Yes..' .... •"-.:: U
"It's an outrage to common decency
t& cut a man down with no better rec
ord than that.". - • --".'■* '•.-/'"..' ';,- ' '
One More Scuttle. . ;
Old Man, at the Head of the Stairs-
Clara, did you think you heard anybody
fooling around the coal bin?
Clara, in the Parlor— lt's nobody but
Charley, father. ■ He's gone out after
another scuttle of coal. •. i \
A Sell-Made Man. /,; \
New Chicago Pastor— what state
is your husband a native, Mrs. Veneer?
Mrs. Veneer, of Chicago— Connecfl-'
cut, 1 believe, sir. 1.. . ij.* 7 ' j
"Ho you know in what part of the
state he was born?" •",'
"I don't think he was ever born, sir,
I so ofter hear him speak of himself ! to
others as a self-made man." . - . ;
Just Mean Enough. ''
Wife of a St. Louis Editor— I do be
lieve Mrs. Marter has the meanest hus
band that ever breathed. He's the
meanest talking man you ever heard.
He can say the meanest things about
people that you ever heard tell of. .*j >
Editor— his address? .. - ; .
"What do- you want to know his ad
dress for?" -...■.: - .
"I want to hire him to write editorials
for my paper about Chicago." : -y ; ".- : - :'•
Signs of Tennessee.
"I see you have a new boarder," said
a neighbor to the mistress of the board
ing house across the street. "He's a
fine-looking young man, too. What
part of the country is he from, Mrs.
Comstock?"
"Tennessee, I think," replied the
landlady, straining the coffee milk
through a rag to save the cream. "I no
tice that he has hip pockets in all his
pants." . 1,-,', -;:
Will Let It Alone.
A scientific society has been organized
in Paris for the study of the mouth. No
attempt will be made to examine the
mouth of the American prize-fighter,' as
it will be impossible to keep it still long
enough to look into it.
Invariably the Case.
Miss Serrill, of Philadelphia,: is
spoken of as having .very engaging
manners and $3,000,000. . Quite true.
The unmarried woman who has ?3,000,-'
000 and does not possess engaging man
ners has not yet been heard of. Two
million dollars and engaging manners
go together, .though the engaging man-'
ners invariably tag along beliind.
Philanthropic Work.
The newspapers are talking a good
deal about Linda Gilbert, the philan
thropist. They claim she - has found
work for 6,000 discharged convicts dur
ing her fifteen years of philanthropic
work. ' . Now and then, through the
columns of the same papers, we hear of
those men who employed these 6,000
convicts... How they arise from their
bed early Some morning to find their
pants .missing, also the convicts.
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An Eleven-Year-Old Wife.
Philadelphia Record. •
' It is believed that Alfred E. Manning,
who killed himself in Fairmount park a
few days ago, and whose body was
found on Saturday last, was insane.
Manning a wood turner in San
Francisco, and . a dispatch from that
'.place says . his death brings to light- .i
remarkable domestic history. Manning
left letter charging that his wife's un
faithfulness was the .cause of his act.
His wife was found to be a mere
girl of sixteen, . .who has had two
children by. him. .... He adopted her when
she was a street waif, and after his wife
died, five "years ■ ago, although the gijrl
was only eleven and he was forty-fousr,
he insisted on marrying her. They
were married and had two children. It
was noticed lately that Manning showed
signs of .'.insanity.; He was extremely
harsh to his wife, and a fortnight ago
left her without money or any explana
tion. The first she heard of his fate
was on Sunday night, when the dispatch
from this city was received by her.
m — : —
. Mr. State's Prison. .
Newark Sunday Call. f[
.'■.-' George Grol, a cigarniaker of this
city, recently visited Saubia, his native
place. He returned a short time ago,
and tells the 1 following story : "When
1 arrived in my native place an old man
met me on the street and asked me if 1
had seen his son Jacob in . America! I
told him that I did not know Jacob, and
also that America was a bigger place
than he supposed." I then asked him
where his son' Jacob worked, j He . re
plied tliat :he worked for Mr. State's
Prison, shoemaker. New York. .'I didn't
have the heart to tell the old man the
truth, and he still believes that his son
is working -for a manufacturer ' named
Mr. State's Prison." - "."";;"-. ,"'"'■'
July 4th
At Lake Minnetonka. . cool, comfortable
and .. pleasant hourly; trains! via the
"Manitoba" road. Only, regular trains
will stop between Wayzata and Minne
tonka Beach. :':;''-- -:__*..
Dpn l Estate ads. in the G lobe are seen by
• " GUI the most people.
THOUSANDS AT GAMP
Listen to Stirring Addresses by the Two
n ) .__ Evangelists. -*•
A PROHIBITION PLEA.
IK : •
•IK: ■ - *;'.
Sam Jones Suggests the Devil for
sb : President in Preference to a -_' . ".-•'•
''' ■ Whisky Rule.
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ijij'-- •■-' . - ■ ..
'a;.- Red Rock camp meeting was visited
: yesterday by thousands of people who
began to arrive early in the morning, by
boats, trains and other conveyances, of
ill • denominations, * races and color,
The roads leading to the grounds pre
sented continuous lines of carriages,
and even the fact that they were going
to a Methodist camp meeting restrained
the occupants from indulging in numer
ous brushes. The morning trains from
the cities were later than usual. Only
a portion of those present had an oppor
tunity of hearing the principal speak
. ers, and hundreds wandered about the
• grove, some ; picnicking beneath the
shady trees, -while others gathered
about the praying bands which were
scattered through the grounds.
. The morning services in the pavilion
.were opened with the second quarterly
review of the Sunday school lessons by
J. D. Blake, of Minneapolis. Long be
fore the hour fixed for the opening ser
mon the people began to pour into the
pavilion,
THE ELDERS BRINGING THEIR CAMP
CHAIRS.
The half hour song service was par
ticularly interesting,the choir displaying
the training of their efficient leader.
The morning sermon was by Sam
Jones, whose text was: "For God so
loved the world that He gave His only
begotten Son, that whosoever believeth
in Him should not perish, but have
everlasting life.".
The first part of his discourse was de
voted to the compass and nature of
God's love. "I have wondered some
times," he said, "where is the great
storehouse of God's love? I believe
God loves the infidel as well as the
saint. When I was a drunken vagabond
my wife loved me more then : she does
now, because, as she has said, 1 needed
it more." He scored the preachers for
preaching an avenging wrath on the
part of God. rather than a love that
never ceased, and declared that such
preaching was destroying the church
and - : * : ..". " • .-','...*.
1 RAISING A BOYCOTT AGAINST IT. '
"If you do without a hell," he con
tinued, "you will have alone wandering
crowd, and what will you do with them?
If you tell me why a man will leave a
pure wife and go to the {rambling room,
1 will tell you why there is a hell and a
heaven. Why, that man can not stay in
the little heaven £od has given him
here, but is off to hell five minutes after
supper. You talk of brimstone, but
lam not trying to find out anything
- about it. Some of you are, however,
and if I were in your place I would do
so too, for if I was going to emigrate to
a country, I would want to know some
thing about it."
?,' In speaking of monopolists he said
that it was not the Vanderbilts and
-Goulds who were going to drive this
country into communism, but it was
monopolists who were paying 60 cents a
dozen to poor over-worked seamstresses.
St. Paul and Minneapolis have been
-owing out until they can't spread any
more. „ .""•_:
'" C TIIEY NOW NEED LIFTING UP.
"They are only about one inch thick
a_d the lower half inch is composed of
the liquid of hell that is flowing out of
the saloons. There is cowardice in the
church all over this country. You get
down on your knees and ask God to
drive out whisky, but you must vote it
out, for God can't vote. You say this is
a presidential year, and 1 am going to
stick to my party if the country goes to
damnation. 1 would rather have the
old devil president the next four years,
. and no whisky drank, than to have any
irian you can put up and have whisky;
because I believe that if the devil had
no whisky to give his people, he would
-resign the position and go back to hell.
There are twice as many prohibitionists
in the country to-day as there were abo
litionists ten years before the abolition
of slavery. Just as sure as we are here
to-day the whisky traffic is going out of
this country. . :X- -_' ■'•■-• -
When the devil get? one, of you anti
prohibition preachers in hell, he will
bridle him and take him about to show
off his little pet animal."
He spoke of ministers who neglected
politics and called jjiemselves simply
"a minister of the gospel." "Deliver
me," he said, -'from one of these minis
ters who goes about with a half-fare
ticket in his pocket as if offering men
an apology for living. Some lady in my
audience says she don't like such talk
because [ am hitting her pastor, some
D. D. of the church. Well, if am, trot
him out; I would like to
' i: KICK THE STUFFING OUT OF HIM.
V At the conclusion offerings were asked
for the support of the orphan asylum
over which Mr. Jones has control, and a
generous response followed.
About 2 o'clock rain began to fall and
the people swarmed into the pavilion,
filling it before the choir assembled.
Sam Small preached from the text
"Wherefore He is also able tosave them
to the uttermost, that come into God by
Him." In the course of the sermon he
said: "God is not pleased with the
death of the sinner. . Jesus Christ is the
Savior of men. These who are living a
saved life know it as well as they know
whether or not they came here by the
Burlington road. They know that the
past has been blotted out, ami that
I Jesus Christ is the Savior of men; thank
j God for that Savior. Christ was made
| our redeemer, and ' „. -• '.."
| - A REDEEMER MEANT A KINSMAN.
I Ruskin says that all the possibilities
; of God are born in men. These are di
: verted until he finally ' becomes a devil
| in hell forever. If you want to be saved
r from this diverting power of life, if you
| want salvation to clothe you with a gar
: ment, Jesus Christ is the only power
• than can save you. Reformation is not
s salvation, and there needs to be a strong
; line drawn just there.
• ' At 4 o'clock Dr. J. S. Green," of War
: ren, addressed the assembly on the
I "Necessity of Immediate Repentance."
| " "Now let us lift her right up," was
• the opening instruction of E. O. Ex cell,
• as he announced, "Am I a Soldier of the
; Cross," the openhig hymn of the even
nig exercises. Sam Jones in. his dis
; course took no : general text,' but ad
i dressed the church members -generally
i on their luke-warm ness. . :
i d . -To-day's services will be devoted to
j tHe interest of the woman's foreign.mis
j sionary society. At 8:40 a missionary
; prayer meeting will de conducted in the
: marine pavilion. At the 10:30 o'clock
j service Miss Thob urn, of Indiana,: will
' deliver an address. At . 2 o'clock Sam
\ Small will preach and Sam Jones will
preach in the evening at 8 o'clock. -.'.?;
. -an--"'. — — — ; - "■'•T.-.?'V-'ii"._v
H | AMONG THE CHINESE. '.f
; _>C ..- . - v.
• Their Manners and Customs
-Described by a Missionary.
. .For the first time in the history of
Christ church, the pulpit was occupied
last evening by a foreign missionary.
: It was the Rev. S. .W. Sayres, a
. pleasant faced, earnest man. who, for
'■ the past six and a half years has been
I stationed in China. After a brief
• introduction by Bishop Gilbert .the
: . missionary . the addressed ... audi
. ence j from the text, "Behold, these
: shall come from far; and 10, those from
j the North and from the West, and
,' these from the land of Sinim." ':..--.
| i . "Over 700 years before Christ," said
: Mr. Sayre, -• "when these words were
. uttered, China possessed many of . the
■ institutions and i characteristics 'ot , the
' present day. The world is a living ex
. emplification of the old , truth _ that : the.
days of those who honor father and
: mother shall be long in the land, for
• filial piety is ingrained in all the cus
: toms, institutions and religions of : the
, Chinese..':-; . >. ' .
. The : people -.style; themselves - the
"middle •, kingdom" and-' believe 'that
) they' constitute . by. far the , most im
portant part of the world. They also call
themselves "All Under Heaven," the
"Long-Haired Race" and the "Flowery
Nation," the latter name not ; referring
to flowers, but' meaning polished and
refined. There are many reasons for -
supposing them to come from the same
root as the . North .American. Indian.
The Chinese language is very singular.
It is not alphabetical, but embraces in
its written form .40,000 words, repre
sented by the same number of charac
ters. In their spoken language a
word may have T. sometimes eight tones
or inflections, each having a different
meaning. The Chinese writings are very .
concise as a rule, but in ancient manu
scripts, deep and obscure. Three
fourths of the people speak the man
darin or official dialect, but many in
terior towns have a patois not easily
understood. I have known instances in
which people living on opposite sides of
a river were unable to understand
each other's speech. I have gone
for ; months without hearing a
word of English spoken. China
has . three .... religions .. permitted by ■
government, besides .many local relig
ions winked at by the state officials.
Buddhism is the state religion, and be
ing of greater respectability than the
others, is professed by nearly all. It
holds many superstitions and- appeals
to the principle of fear, having eight
een hells. It also teaches of heaven,
though this is a. later idea. Coufuciius
religion is one of morality, pro
fessing to know nothing of
the future, but holding up a
wonderful system of moral principles
and high ideals of life, which unfortun
ately its devotees do not attempt to live
up to. Taulism is a religion much allied
to the astrology aud the mysticism of
the Middle Ages. The practices of all
these religions are most degrading,
though their principles keep alive the
idea of immortality and have done
something to prepare the way for
Christianity. - .:•-_.
China's greatest obstacle to progress
is its intense conservatism. Tremen
dous moral courage is necessary to
break away from the old customs and
the convert to x Christianity is looked
upon as an outcast and a traitor, losing '
family, home, social standing, reputa
tion and business to become sometimes
a beggar. The Chinese moral charac
ter is full of deceit, and the elements of
'love and gentleness are almost unknown.
How can it be otherwise when a wife
is often bought for $30 and sold in a
short time as a slave? Infanticide
abounds unpunished. 1 might relate
many horrible cases of barbarity, but .
one will suffice. to show the brutality of ■
their character. One of their punish
ments is to place the culprit in a large
cage in the middle of the street, and he
is left there to starve to death— the
death penalty being enforced for giving
the offender food. : . . '' .
• Although base, the Chinese character
is strong and capable of producing
much. They are a pushing people and
when once they adopt a thing stay by it
firmly. China is yet unexplored and
unknown, but it is larger in area than
the United States, possesses great nat
ural wealth, and when the people are
Christianized, as they ultimately will be,
China will make one of the greatest na
tions of the earth, contributing its full
share to the world's wealth, whether
political, social, financial or moral.
'..'_'" ' ■^* >
Teachers' Excursion
To Chicago and the East. One fare to
Chicago for round trip, good to return
until Ist of September. This is the
last day on which tickets can be sold.
Take the celebrated vestibuled trains
over the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis
& Omaha railway, and for tickets and
all information apply at 150 East Third
street and Union depot, St. Paul, and 13
Nicollet house block and Union depot,
Minneapolis. ".'.;:
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v Fourth of July.
The Manitoba road is making every
preparation to handle in a comfortable
and safe manner all who desire to spend
the day at Lake Minnetonka. From Ba.
m. until 7 p. m., trains will run every
hour in both directions, between the
Twin Cities and the lake, connecting
with the steamers. Last train from the
lake leaves Minnetonka Beach 10:30 p.
m. Grand evening concert at Hotel La
fayette, by full military band. : '. - '; .' :
Lake Minnetonka Trains, -"-
Via the St. Paul, Minneapolis & Mani
toba railway, leave St. Paul 5, to, *10 a.
m.; 2, +4, 5, 6, 9 p. m.
Arrive St. Paul, 8:20 9:20, 10:20 a.m.:
2:20, 5:20, t8 :20, 11:30 p. m.
+ Except Sunday. * Sunday only.
Leave and arrive at Minneapolis
twenty minutes later and earlier re
spectively. _S_§3.
Short line trains between St.Paul and
Minneapolis every thirty minutes, leav- '
ing union depot in each city on the
even and half hour during the day.
Four tracks, heavy rails, quick time.
See Short line folder for details.
Your Life
Is in danger while your blood is impure.
Gross food, careless personal habits, and
various exposures render miners, loggers,
hunters, and most frontiersmen peculiarly
subject to eruptive and other blood diseases.
The best remedy is Ayer's Sarsaparilla. A
powerful alterative, this medicine cleanses
the blood through the natural channels, and
speedily effects a cure. *_."_■.■.. *
Ayer's Sarsaparilla,
Prepared by Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., Lowell, Mass.
Price $1; six bottles, $5. Worth $5 a bottle.
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L I ill 9 ST. PAUJL,
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brevity of our advertisement to-day.
We were nearly swamped with a flood of eager cus
tomers on Saturday, forced to buy quickly by the sudden
advent of summer.
Of course they went to the largest store and largest
stock to make quick selections.
We know that the prices are right. Please remem*
ber that the guarantee enables you to bring back anything
if you are not entirely pleased.
In such a rush for Thin Clothing there must be some
mistakes made.
Let us make it right for you, every time.
£79 «_ __ __»
cor. Seventh & Robert fits.
St. Paul. '
SGRIBNER'S MAGAZINE FOR JULY
Begins a new volume. Among the especially attractive features of this num
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Prof. Charles A. Young, the famous Astronomer, tells of the Summer
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There is a delightfully illustrated article on '.'Life and Travel in
Modern Greece," by Thomas D. Seymour; Robert Louis Stevenson
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