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The campaign for the "Want" Ads has resulted in the ejection of the GLOBE as the great "Want" Medium. Now for the Presidential Cam paign. VOL.X. IT IS MR. DUNNELL. E__H And Dunnellism Is Doomed : . to Certain Defeat This Time. The Steele County Man Wins on the Twenty-Fifth Ballot. Lovely and Other Freeborn Delegates Leave the Hall Instantly. Bitter Complaints Against Dunnell and Bolts More . Than Likely. Special to the Globe. Bochestbb, July 11.— Tuesday had been hot and the night following very short, so that the delegates - came to- . gether this morning with weariness sticking out all over them. The Dun nell men were still claiming his nomi nation on an early ballot, while the op position to them was not so united. The first ballot of the morning was an ■v. illegal one, owing to Winona county casting one more vote than she was en titled to. Twenty-third ballot: Dunne11.. ..38 I Mu11en.. ..17 I Leonard... 4 Conkey 13 | Kingsley.. 0 I The claims of the Dunnellites as to a gain of strength were verified, and they cheered as the ballot was an nounced. Twenty-fourth ballot: Dunnell ...38 I Mullen .... 7 I Leonard. ..l 9 Con key.... 14 | | Cheers for Dr. Leonard brought him to his feet with a characteristic speech. He declined to be considered as a can didate, and said that he wished for no second-hand nomination, tendered him not because he was the best candidate, but for the apparent reason that no one else cared to be nominated. "Please ex cuse me, gentleman." said the doctor, and took his seat. Twenty-fifth ballot: Dunnell'.... 4o|Mullen 51 Blank 1 Conkey 1-1 1 Dement l| Leonard 17 Dunnell was nominated. The vote was announced with the clapping of hands, but not the most absolute har mony. Before the chairman pro nounced Mr. Dunnell the nominee John A. Lovely and half a dozen of the Freeborn delegates, with one or two others rose, and left the hall. Dodge, Winona, Mower and Steele counties, with Fillmore, all seconded the motion to make Dunneli's nomina tion unanimous. The chairman was authorized to appoint a congressional committee for the campaign, and also a committee to notify Dunnell of his nomination. Hon. James O'Brien was invited to address the convention, and he did so, confining himself to a stereo typed tirade on the Democracy and a eulogium of the Republican party. The significant point of what Mr. O'Brien said was that he un qualifiedly indorsed the Chicago plat form, and was cheered and cheered again by the convention. He is so strong a Dunnell man that his utter ances undoubtedly give the key to the Bepublican campaign to be made in this district- It is high taxation for them first and last. Mr. O'Brien paid a very high compli ment to Judge Wilson's ability and DANGEROUS QUALITIES as a candidate. He urged the delegates* to seek harmony and work together, for the battle to tie fought was no easy one. It would tax every energy of the party to carry the district under any circum stances. "We must forget past differences," announced Mr. O'Brien, and his eye fell upon the vacant seats of the Free born delegation. "Forgive and forget," he cried, but no one applauded. "With all his faults," he said, "Mr. Dunnell is the strongest man we could have nom inated. He won't act as our candidate did in his innocence two years ago." Thomas Simpson, of Winona, con gratulated the convention on the result reached— a result that would be ratified at the polls with an . old-fashioned ma jority. He conceded Wilson's great strength but believed that he could be defeated. "He is a pure, undefined Democrat, and no one can now be de ceived by the pretense that he is a Re publican," declared Mr. Simpson, and then with tact turned and tallied Mullen. Sinclair, Conkey and Leonard as men who could have been elected if nomi nated. Mr. Simpson waved the bloody shirt vigorously, £g_B BE-SPATTEUING the convention with gore and gaining some cheap applause. "Stand by your guns," shrieked Thomas, "and show the rebel brigadiers where we stand." "I was not in favor of this nomina tion," said M. B. Weber, of Winona, "but I have always supported the nomi nee of a Republican convention, and I will take off my coat and work." The chairman announced as the com mittee to notify Dunnell of his nomina tion. C. G. Edwards, James O'Brien, W. 11. Yale. N. Kingsley, W. li. Feller. On Mr. Yale's declining, owing to lack of time, M. B. Weber took his place. Three cheers were given and the con vention adjourned. Chairman French, after adjournment, announced the fol lowing congressional committee for the campaign: 11. Birkitt. Steele; A. T. Stebbins, Olmsted; F. 1). slonn. Winona; J. C. l'artlett, Waba »-ha; George F. Potter, Houston; C. G. Ed wards, Fillmore; S. S. WasUburne, Mower: 11. O. Harkness, Freeborn; A. E. Anderson, podge. If the success of the nomination is to be judged by what has been said here to-day since the end of the convention, Mr. Dunneli's defeat is to be expected. It required forty votes to nominate and .forty is ATA, that he received on the last ballot, a 'doubtful compliment at the least. In the convention his candidacy was not backed by the young and vigorous blood of the district. The old politi cians, or what is generally known as the f _ machine, were with him. Yale, of Wi nona; Edwards, of Fillmore; Potter, of Houston; DeMent, of Steele, these were the ancient ones who demanded his nomination and forced it upon the bal ance of the convention. S Dr. Wedge did not support him and said, after the end, to the Globe, "The nomination does not please me." Lovely said, "I cannot lie; 1 am not satisfied with the nomina tion." One of the Fillmore delegates rose in his seat as Dunnell was nomi nated and said, "1 shall vote at the polls against Dunnell." Ralph Metcalf, of the Winona Herald, the leading Demo cratic journal of the district, thinks JUDGE WILSON'S majority in Winona and Wabasha coun ties will be 3,000, and in the district not less than 1,500. James O'Brien, of Houston, remarked as he went away from the convention hall, "It will be nip and tuck for Dunnell to carry Hous ton county," and yet Mr. O'Brien was a hard worker for Dunnell in the conven tion. Senator Halvorson would not ex press an opinion as to how Freeborn would go. Dr. Leonard claimed 200 majority for Dunnell in Olmsted. Mayor Nelson offered to wager Charlie Stew art that Dunnell would not carry Olm sted, but the latter declined with the re mark, "There are too many soreheads to make it safe to wager." It is impossible to name a delegation in the convention that has not gone home with from one to six bitterly dis gruntled delegates. The talks OF SECESSION are open and sharp, and promise in themselves a campaign of great compli cations. It was Wabasha county that gave Dunnell the two votes necessary to nominate him on the last ballot, the Conkey vote remaining solid. The blame for Dunneli's nomination is put upon Mr. Conkey by those who fought the Steele county man. This is not wholly just to Mr. Conkey, who could not have delivered his full thir teen votes to any other candidate. He might have given ten, per haps, but three of the Fillmore were really ready to go to Dunnell at any time. The success of the Dunnell men was largely due to the manner in which they "held together. Their strength would not break, and, although badly beaten in Tuesday's contest, came together Wednesday morning in tact. Not enough votes outside of them could be received . to make another man's nomination possible after the tug had commenced. As noted early in the fight, Olmsted might have nominated Leonard, but failed to seize the oppor tunity. Winona, if she had united, could have named -. ,•■■• -- A new Man, but harmony kept away from her. On the final vote only Messrs; Smith and Berry were the only two of the twelve left to vote against Dunnell. Even young Mr. Laird, who had " so valiantly opposed Dunnell at the start, came Jto his aid at the last. The story ot the convention is the old tale of a machine organization against the people. It was nothing more nor less, and it is not surprising that the victory for Mr.* Dunnelll is the most costly he ever purchased. He has united none of the factions of the party and given cause for new schisms that con not fail to imperil his cause. The platform on which he stands is the subject of incessant ridicule. A document that declares as this does that "THE WANTS and sufferings" of the soldiers are things to which they are "justly entitled" can hardly command respect. Nor can its uncertain utterance on the tariff and half-hidden defense of high taxes be re ceived with enthusiasm by the intelli gent tariff reformers of the district. • From the unfortunate speech of Yale at the start to the unkind allusions at the last to the "innocence" of Mr. Lovely, the convention was one ap parent constant effort to open old sores. The citizens of Rochester did all in their power to entertain their guests. Their doors were hospitably opened, and they made the stay a highly agree able one. IN ST. PAUL. How the Nomination Is Received by Prominent Men. The nomination of Mark H. Dunnell by the Republican convention at Rochester afforded a theme of discus sion for the state house officials yester day. It was the general opinion that Dunnell is an able man, and would poll more votes than Lovely, but few of them would wager that he could beat Tom Wilson. Here are . a few of the expressions heard in reference to the nomination : Mr. Helm, Deputy Clerk of Supreme Dunnell is a man well calculated to secure whatever his constituents want. Think he will poll more votes than Lovely. Insurance Commissioner Shandrew— Dunnell is by far the ablest man in the state. There are some things about him personally I do not like, Will Angell— stands a good show of being elected. He will make a strong canvass.' Attorney General Clapp— don't know much about Dunnell, but understand he is a good campaign worker. Secretary of State Mattson— Dunnell is an able man. They made a big mis take in ousting him before. Deputy Insurance Commissioner Todd There is no doubt about Duunell's ability, but he will have to contend against the Lovely and White contin gents. NOMINEE DUNNELL. A Sketch of a Frequent Office holder in Minnesota. For the past twenty years Mark H. Dunnell has been a conspicuous figure in the Republican politics of Minnesota. He was superintendent of public in instruction in 1807, and in 1871 congress man from the First district, occupying that office until March, 1883, when he was succeeded by Milo White. His home is at Owatonna, and in the politics of Southeastern Minnesota he has been a dominant factor. During the course of his political life he at one time came very near to being speaker of the na tional house. He is prominent in the councils of the Baptist church. In 1880 he stumped Central and Eastern states for Garfield, and has been invited to do the same for Harrison and Morton. DISAPPOINTS REPUBLICANS. How Dunneli's Nomination Strikes the Faithful at Winona. Special to the Globe. .' . . Winona, July 11'— Dunneli's nom ination was received with anything but satisfaction by the Republicans of Wi nona county.' Many of the most promi nent business men in the city have an nounced their intention of bolting the nomination outright, and declare they will vote for Judge Wilson. They say it is an outrage, when there was a fair prospect of redeeming the district this year, to place a professional politician of Mr. Dunneli's stamp before the peo ple, and admit that the party is again doomed to defeat, as it .was. under Lovely's banner two years- ago. . These expressions do not come from the class usually known as the independent voters but from substantial and =' professional men whose legality to the Republican party has heretofore never been'ques tioned. Of course Mr. Dunnell has his SAINT PAUL, MINN. THURSDAY MORNING, JULY 12,- 1888. friends in Winona as well as his enemies, but the absurd declaration made at Rochester by his workers that he would be stronger than any other man in Winona county is laughed at as a bit of silly talk. It is surprising to find the ready and open declarations of men who two years ago supported John A. Lovely for party's sake, now assert ing that party allegiance this year is of secondary moment. The opposition to the Republican nominee arises from various causes, and is of a nature that will not down. With some it is the factional Windom-Dunnell strife of by gone days, but still green in the memory of many, with others it is Bunnell's record in congressional days, when he was the boss of the First district, surrounding himself by objectionable henchmen; and with others, personal deals with Mr. Dunnell; in a business and political way have tended to bring about the animosity toward the Steele «couuty man that will swell Judge Wilson's majority in the county and in the district. There is an other class of republicans here exclu sive of those mentioned, who are not antagonizing Dunnell and who will doubtless vote for him as the party nominee, but who nevertheless gravely shake their heads when the situation is spoken of and say his nomination was a great mistake. Editor Sinclair, of the Republican, figured among those who silently urged on the opposition to Dunnell before the nom ination was made, and W. E. Smith of the same paper, was one of the workers against him at the conven tion, but the Republican pulls sadly into line to-night, with a brief editorial, saying that "it acquiesces in the action of the convention which placed Mr. Dunnell in nomination for congress in this district," The Democrats, of course, are highly pleased at the nomina tion, and say that the candidates in -this part of the district, at least, are even more' favorable too Judge Wilson than two years ago. Mayor Ludwig says that, while Mr. Dunnell is a shrewd politician, and a hard worker in cam paigns, he cannot win, The faction light, and his standing with the business men of Winona are among the causes that will contribute to his defeat. He estimated that Wilson could carry Winona county by 1,800 majority against Dunnell, and thinks the conditions throughout the district very favorable. A Democrat who heard Mayor Ludwig's remark about 1,800 majority in Winona county wanted to bet a silk hat that it wouldn't fallfshort of 2,500, and, from the reports of the disaffection in Freeborn and Fill more counties, he said, Wilson would carry the district by 4,000 majority. Of course, it is yet too early to get the sen timent of the people through the various counties, but, from present indications, it would appear that the Rochester con vention has made a grave blunder in resurrecting Mark Dunnell to redeem the district. AMONG THE RAILWAYS. Special to the Globe. New Yoke, July, 11. The Canadian Pacific Railroad company has secured control of the Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic road. The terms of the pur chase have not been made public. The officials of the Northwestern lines fear that the transfer of this road to the Canadian Pacific will prove another ob stacle to the operations m that section of the "long and short haul" clause of the interstate commerce law. KATES THAT MEAN RUIN. Manager Jeffreys Will Endeavor to Convince the Mississippi Com mission of* Their Ignorance. . Chicago, July 11. — General - Manager E. T. Jeffreys, of the Illinois Central, left for Jackson, Miss., last evening to have a conference with the railroad commissioners of Mississippi in regard to the rates put in effect by the commis sion about a year ago. When these rates were put in effect the Illinois Central accepted them under protest, and demanded that they should be re vised, as it could not make expenses on those rates, and would compel it to re duce its interstate rates accordingly. The commissioners having failed to take any action in the matter, the Illi- . nois Central a short time ago set aside the commissioners' tariff and adopted rates from 20 per cent to 50 per cent higher than the state tariff. The state authorities threaten to institute suits against the Illinois Central, and Mr. Jeffreys' mission it to convince the com mission that his company was compelled to advance the rates, as it could not live at the rates established by the commis sion. CURTAILING EXPENSES. The Reading Introduces a Sys tern of Economy That Deprives Many of Employment. Special to the Globe. Philadelphia, July 11.— Read ing railway has introduced a system of economy in the operation of its gen eral office on South Fourth street, and its local stations, which has resulted in the dismissal of many employes and a heavy reduction of expenses. At the general office President Corbin has in troduced a system of bookkeeping which enables a few men to do the work of a large force without the necessity of increasing the salary of a single clerk. In pursuance of this policy a number of men have been laid off at the Reading office, and a saving of $50,000 to *75,000 a year effected in the item of salary olone. Changes have been made in tho handling of coal at Third and Berks, and Ninth and Green streets stations, which have enabled the company to dis pense with the services ot SO to 100 laborers. At Port Richmond the force ot laborers has been reduced over 300. About §2,000,000 a year are saved in the item of wages to these laborers. Proportionate reductions are to be made in other departments of the road, and the managers of the company say they intend to save every possible dollar in expenses. . A New Tariff. The Milwaukee & St. Paul has put in a new tariff from Stillwater, making rates on all classes of freight to stations in lowa, Minnesota, Dakota and Mis souri. The rate to stations on and north of the lowa and Dakota division and the Racine and Southwest division makes the following arbitrages over the St. Paul rates to destination: First, 6 cents; second, 5 cents; third, 4 cents; fourth, 3 cents; A, B, C, D and E, 2 cents per 100 pounds; grain and flour, car loads, 2 cents per 100; horses, $5; cattle, $4; hogs, 53.20 ; sheep, $2.50. To points south of the lowa and Dakota and the Racine and Southwestern divisions the rates are the same as from St. Paul. . Railroad Earnings. The earnings of the Northern Pacific railroad for the first week in July were: 1888. 1887. Increase. Freight $205,575 $138,285 $67,200 Passenger..... 97,414 82,090 15,324 Total from all sources...... 321,445 y 237,469 83,976 ST. PAUL _ DULUTH. The earnings Of this road lor the first week in Jnly 'were $37,671, and from Jan. 1 to July 7, $654,224. HARDEN HAiHT SOLID Dakota's Democracy Nomi- * nates Jerauld County's Fa- :• vorite by Acclamation. ' j I ————— ' ■ i '. The Platform Adopted In- ' dorses Cleveland, Thurman J and Gov. Church. Particular Attention Being Paid to the Tariff Re form Plank. Huron's Dual Statehood Con vention Pans Out as Was Prearranged. ? .-..*; ,"\ y , ?j • Special to the Globe. Jamestown, Dak., July 11.— All night and morning trains brought dele gates to the territorial Democratic con vention, and when the convention as sembled this afternoon it was found that about 250 delegates or. considerably more than were ex pected were in attendance. Un expected interest developed when the South Dakota delegates arrived and commenced their canvass for Harden, who has all through been the lead ing candidate. His chances for nomination, however, were seri- • ously jeopardized by his hasty expression in favor of divi sion. Upon hearing this Nostbern, a one state man aided by Col. Stole, of Deadwood, attempted to counteract the ' Harden notion, and succeeded so well that he was induced , to qualify his statement and agree to stand on the admission-as-a-whole platform, which the convention will adopt sup plemented by a clause favoring the final decision of the matter by the vote of the people, and expressing his willing- • ness to abide by that decision. His let ter was in the _ - . . * ' NATURE OF A COMPRIMISE. The convention was rapped to order, by Judge Bangs at 2:30 p. m., and Martin Ryan, of Farso, was chosen tem porary chairman. Jn accepting, Mr. Ryan" said: The platform adopted at St. Louis favors the agricultural people of the Northwest and particularly of Dakota. If this platform were prop erly understood it would be unani mously endorsed throughout the North west. This is the first time the Democratic convention has ever convened in this ' territory to nominate a candidate for delegate to congress under a Democratic adminis tration. In regard to Gov. Church Mr. Regan said he has not yet rounded the first turn, and it is too early to form an opinion of his administration, but when . his term has been completed and fully . rounded the result will be an adminis tration which he can stand on and be proud of. E. M. O'Brien was elected temporary chairman; Pee Miller, of Yankton, -chairman of the credentials committee, and Judge Bennett, of Bot tineau, chairman of the committee on . permanent organization. The conven tion then took recess until 5 oclock. The credentials committee, presented its report. y There were, unimportant contests in 'Ward and Trail counties, which arose over alleged irregularities in calling the convention. On recommend- ■ ation of the committee on permanent organization, the temporary organiza tion was"*' made permanent. A small row occurred; over the selection of the committee on resolutions. Judge Bangs moved that'; the convention elect seven men.to' constitute such commit tee. Col. Stole, of Deadwood, moved as an amendment that the chair appoint fourteen persons to constitute such com mittee. Judge Bangs objected to this as undemocratic, and criticised it as a CUT AND DRIED ARRANGEMENT which could not be crammed down the convention's' throat. Col. Stole followed with an eloquent appeal for harmony and unity, and offered to take the Day men by the hand and say: "We are all Democrats and have no differences. We are for Cleveland and Thurman and the nominee of this convention.". Bangs replied, declining the overture and in referring to the seating of the Church delegates at St. Louis, said the national committee was packed and their decision was influenced through fraud and lying on the part of the Min- . nesota delegation. Col. Stales' amend- . ment was adopted by an overwhelming 1 majority, NOT MORE THAN A DOZEN which is supposed to represent Day's strength in the convention, voting with > Judge Bangs. Chairman Ryan ap pointed as committee on resolutions: Steele, of Lawrence; Goddard, of Min nehaha: Lawler, of Davidson; Allen," of Walsh; Veltner, of Grant; Quinn, of Burleigh; Ringrose. of Brown; Ran dolph, of Beadle; Sheafe, of Codding ton; Eishelman, of Grand Forks; Cole, of Cass: Bellows, of Mortan, and Blew-- - ett, of Stutsman. The convention then took another recess until 8 o'clock. The committee on resolutions was not ready to report until 9:25 o'clock, and the convention was not called to order until that time. Col. Steele, chairman of the committee, read the platform, which declares fealty to Democratic principles, indorses the action of the Democratic convention at St. Louis, supports the plat form, and is especially strong - in its Indorsement of the tariff plank. It approves the action of Gov. Church In refusing to allow expenditures in ex cess of appropriations for territorial in stitutions; declares in favor of equalized: taxation, and approves the action of the territorial administration in taxing railroad lands hitherto claimed to be not* taxable. It favors the admission of the territory ;.V- "--.S '■'. AS ONE STATE, with a provision in the enabling act pro viding that an election which ■ shall be i final may be had on the division ques- ' tion after admission. It arraigns the Republican party for obstructing ad mission,, and points with pride to the • administrations of President Cleveland' and Gov. Church. Otto. Peerailler, of: Yankton, introduced as an amendment to the platform a resolution declaring that* the liquor traffic can best be regulated by high license. The resolution was laid on table by almost a unanimous vote. When nominations for delegate to congress were declared in order C. L. Hundley, of Beadle county, took the floor and placed in nomination John W. Harden, of Jerauld county. Harden was declared the convention's nominee by acclamation. The nominee was called , to the platform and deliv ered a surprisingly good : ad dress, making points that elicited tremendous shouts of applause. An ag gressive campaign was pledged, and as Harden is strong with the Farmers' al liance , conservative in his notions on education, and a tetotaler, the Demo crats have secured an unusually strong man to get votes. •; His speech on the tariff plank was from a farmer's point of view, and took immensely, as it was well considered and delivered HARDEN IS A STRONG CANDIDATE. The territorial central committee was selected and Martin Ryan, of Fargo, elected chairman, and O. S. Kemp, of Watertown, secretary. The Sixth and Twelfth districts failed to agree on a member, and with these exceptions the committee is as follows: Charles Free man, Otto Peemiller, G. S. Matthews, Dave Gleddcn, F. M. Hammen, George Henry, J. E. Carpenter, T. W. Child, A. H. Gast, J. D. Hilger, James Ring rose, A. H. Marsh, C. L. Wood. W. B. Thornby, Ben Bear, Alex F. Walker, J. K. Van Neida, G. B. Namandygham, John De Groat, F. R. Fulton, M..X. Merriam, W. W. Miller, A. J.^McCabe, L. W. Harriman, Joseph Hare, George Peepes and James Colhster. The con vention adjourned at 11:15 p. m.-:V;-:*y DIVISION DEMANDED. Dakotians at Huron Declare. in Favor of Two States. Special to the Globe. Huron, Dak., July 11.— The attend ance at the statehood convention was increased- to-day by the arrival of a large number of delegates on the noon train. The morning session was oc cupied by discussion of the report of the sub-committee of three appointed by the general committee to formulate a plan of work. This report was: First— To urge upon the People : the vital importance of making division and the ad mission of the two states of North and South Dakota the controlling issue, above and be yond every other issue, for all representative officers in the fall elections. ' v OoKUl,x "™ Second-To urge upon the people the es pecial importance of electing for the legis lature honest, brave and determined men, Mho will pledge themselves, first, to sweep ing reform of the abuses which flourish under tne present administration, especially in its financial departments; second, to "sternly retake from the governor all the des potic and unusual Powers which have oftie fermo e ry UP ° him by the le^lature ♦w rd 7"'^ 0 -"IS laws immediately during the first days of l . he legislature, convoking two constitutional conventions, one for > orth and one for South Dakota if deemed expedient. ™„ Fourth-And who will pledge themselves in case th results of the coming presidential election shall be adverse to Dakota and shall place in power men and parties whose policy and. measures shall threaten Dakota with perpetual or colonial vassalage, that they will nave ability and courage to take such other measures as the / lawfully may for the relief of the people of these two states Many of the speakers believed it unec essary to call a constitutional conven tion, for South Dakota, for the reason that it had a constitution approved by the people. The report was. adopted by general .committee. In the afternoon the advisory committee reported to the convention the above. When the mat ter of two constitutional conventions was reached a general discussion en sued, lasting over an hour. Finally the following was adopted as a substitute: To pass laws immediately during the first days of in 3 legislature convoking the consti tutional convention for North Dakota, and to take such steps for: the establishment of a state government for South Dakota as the people of South Dakota may den. aud and the exigency of the case may require. In addition to the above, the commit tee offered, resolutions providing for committees on literature, and to furnish articles for publication setting forth Dakota's claims for two states. The St" 1 .!? 1 "?? -& E * *Aplin, of Huron; Waldo M. Potter, of Fargo; Edward Brown, of Desmet; J. C. Adams, of Webster, and H. R. Humphrey, of i aulkton. The same committee will prepare an address to the * peo ple. Finance committee, D. W Diggs, of Milbank; George W. Snow, of Springfield; T. H. Ruth, of De Smet; E. T. Longley, of Huron; E. Pinkerton, of Iroquois. Campaign com mittee—W. C. Arnold, of Beadle; H. H. Sheets.of Kingsbury; D. W. Poindexter, of Spink; Eli Johnson, of Hyde; C. G. Williams, of Codington. Legislative District Committee— E. G. Erick son, of Elk Point; Second, George H. Handle, of Yankton Third, Paul Land man, of Tyndall ; Fourth, W. H. God dard, of Montrose; Fifth, E. Silsby. of Mitchell; Sixth, B. S. White.Flandreau: Seventh, L. J. Bates, of Lake Preston; Eighth, J. W. Shannon, of Huron; Ninth, E. W. Foster, of Frankfort; Tenth, C. H. Seeley, of Faulkton; Eleventh, T. £.- Price, of High uore Vxr Twelfth, R. E. . Carpenter, of Watertown; Thirteenth, E. H. Taubman, of Aberdeen Fourteenth, Col. Parker, of Deadwood; Fifteenth, F.T. Marshall; Sixteenth, E.A. Fenton, of Amenia; Seventeenth, Frank Potter, Lamoure; Eighteenth, not named; Nineteenth. George B. Winship, of Grand Forks; Twentieth, H. C. Ilans brough, of Devil's Lake; Twenty-first,- J. M. Sinclair, of Bottinau; Twenty second, J. Nickens, of Jamestown;- Twenty-third, E. A. Williams, of Bis marck. State central committee, Hugh J. Campbell. John A. Owen,. Joseph Allen, E. W.Caldwell, John Fogerty. Just before the convention adjourned Bey. E. Brown, of De Smet, was seen in the audience. He was called to the platform, and addressed the conven tion. He is .*.>-v" COUSIN TO OLD JOHN. BROMN, * : ' and voted for William Henry Harrison in 1836. He sang a Harrison campaign song, and told how he worked for the election of Harrison in 1840. When he finished, the wildest applause followed, and the convention sang '-John Brown's Body," etc., closing with '-America." ; This evening a big meeting was held,' at which handsome banners were pre sented, one each to North and South Dakota. The one given to North Da kota was of white satin with a heavy blue margin, one side bearing the de vice of a woman holding a sheaf of wheat. That given to South Dakota was of the same material, with a blue bordei. the device being a woman hold ing a stalk of corn in the ear. , ■=* Third Party Nominees. , Special to the Globe. ' - ~ " Marshall,, Minn., July 11.— The Pro hibition district convention nominated to-day for representatives J. Bieham, of Lincoln county, and Walter Wakeman, Lyon county. A resolution denouncing high license was adopted, and the In dianapolis platform indorsed. The Pro hibition county convention to-day elected the following, delegates to the state convention: Messrs. Ferro, Copp Allison, Robinson, Davis, j Thompson Loomis, Morgan, Searls,Mrs. Ferro, Mrs' Copp. The following were elected dele* fates to the congressional . convention: lessrs. Wakeman, ' Johnson, ; Dooley, Feseler, Hughes, Marlett, Webb, Dohl, Dr. Ferro, of Tracy. The following, county officers were nominated: Audi tor, Louis Larson ; treasurer, A. Thomp son sheriff, William Hunter; register, Kjorues; coroner, B. Emery; judge of probate, J. Searls; school superintend ent, Mrs. Ferro v ; surveyor, R. Morgan; court commissioner, H. Wheeler, AWARAGAINST RATES Inaugurated by the Farmers' Alliance and Business Men ' of Minnesota. A Stormy Session Progresses at the Capitol Despite the Dog Days. Senator Hixson Prefers Seri ous Charges Against the Railroad Commission. • ■ •■."'-' -.'■"-'■«• "■'-.-■**' -• [• "•'".--.'''■■ They Are Considered Unjust and Unmerited by Ex- Gov. Austin. "If our property is so desirable," said President J. J. Hill, of the Manitoba, in an address before the railroad commis sioners at the hearing yesterday morn ing, "you or any of these representa tives of the Farmers' alliance can buy it. The stock sells on the market some times for 100 and sometimes for 101, and it can always be purchased. The divi dend paid our stockholders is about 5 per cent. The legal rate of interest in this state is 7 per cent. So it seems to me that a reasonable rate would give us about 2 per cent more than we are now getting. . The Manitoba is capitalized for $10,000,000 less than it cost, and the cry of watered stock cannot be raised against us. jiThe business of pthe Manitoba is a local one, and a comparison of rates can not be made fairly with -those charged by ,the through lines - to Chicago." Gen. Barrett at ''--y^y:. this point gained the floor, and began to put questions to the railway magnate without any effect on Mr. Hill. Among other things he stated that the Manitoba had issued $8,000,000 of bonds on seventy miles of railroad. . y "That is false," said President Hill. "WE ISSUED $3,500,000 and this amount covered rolling stock, docks and terminal facilities." "Is it true," asked Gen. Barrett, "that these bonds were offered to the stock holders at 75 cents on the dollar?" "That, like the rest of your state ments, is false in every particular," re sponded Mr. Hill. "Have you seen the June schedule of the lowa railroad commissioners?" con tinued Gen. Barret. "No, I haven't, and I don't believe any one else has," quickly replied Mr. Hill, "as I believe Justice Miller, of the supreme court, has that list in his breast pocket at the present time." .-. > t • Gen. Barret again, took the floor and delivered an address on the subject of railway rates in general. "We are de termined to continue this agitation," he said, "until we get justice. There shall never be peace, political or otherwise, until this matter of railroad rates is re formed. We farmers came he*re at our own expense to make these complaints, and we are determined TO HAVE JUSTICE. "The people of Minnesota should not gay tribute to hicago nor to European capital." Eton. Charles Canning:, o f Norman . county, next took the floor V and talked for \ the farmers ,\ and shippers J of his portion lof the state. /"We have 7 come here," he said, "to lay this mat te r before you. We are poor men, and unlike the other side .of the house, we come nere wttnout passes and withoul pay." Gen. Pope made a few re marks, stating the position of the Bus iness Men's associ ation, and was fol lowed by Senatoi Hixon, who said: "Here at the end of your terra of .office you begin to talk about reducing rates. We come here now and command you to do you duty, the work for which the state pays you a salary. We are obliged to come here at our own expense and de mand our rights, while you with your free passes remain in St. Paul and "NEGLECT YOUR DUTIES." "Senator Hixon, I will call you to order if you make more remarks of that kind," said Commissione r Austin severely. "I want you to un derstand that no member of this commission has a pass, or is trans- .-.-■' portea ny the rail roads for nothing. Whatever courtesies we receive are authorized by law." - Hon. E. H. Atwood, president of the Farmers' alliance, read an address pre pared by the executive committee of the alliance, which was as follows: We appear before you as the representa tives ' of a class of citizens who have a vital interest in the great question, which, under the law, and the decision of the courts it be comes your duty to settle. In fixing rates for the several railroads of this state, we sub mit the following ojr oposition: First, the small est village must have the use of the railway tracks ou the same terms as the larg est cities; the humblest individ ual, the same rights as the mil lionaire; "there must be no dis crimination be- tween persons or places. Rates on rail roads should be :so adjusted as to pro vide for operating and maintaining ex penses, and .in addition thereto, a rea sonable rate of interest on the actual cost of the road and equipment which,, in our judgment, does not exceed $20, --000 per mile for all single track. ' ROADS IN THE STATE. Duluth, St. Paul and Minneapolis, and all : other points ■ in the state must be reached at the same rate per ton per mile, with . reasonable - terminal and transfer charges in addition to the rail road charges. Second— The shipper must have the right to choose his market and the route, to his market. When the route to this market requires the use of more than one railroad com pany's tracks, charges should not ex ceed the amount charged, if the whole distance were over one road; except that a reasonable fee for transfer charges should be allowed. - - Third— reiterate the demand here tofore made by j this body upon your honorable board that the people of this state be relieved of the payment of unjust railroad charges to the extent of not less than $8,000,000 annually. The people should not be forced to pay inter est on the capital which they have themselves fur nished to the rail road corporations; nor is it right that they be required to pay dividends on I fictitious capital. | Fourth— pres ent rates from Fargo ,i or Moorhead to Chi ,'cago, 716 miles, on .wheat is 23 cents per '100 pounds. Com muting on that basis, the rate from Moor head to Duluth, 250 miles, would be A is >"££> »J. *. „ about 8 cents per 100 r\.K. r_AS_rl'^<3 pounds. We believe that a 10-cent rate on wheat from Moor head to Duluth and a proportionate rate to all points of the state would not only be reasonable, but liberal to the roads. E. H. Atwood, y " Charles Canning, Thomas H. Toombs, Eric Olson, H. E. Boen, Matt Nachbar. The morning session was closed with one of Eric Olson's CHARACTERISTIC speeches. Mr. Manvel, of the Manitoba, at the afternoon meeting said the Man itoba and the Northern Pacific are now ' engaged in making material reductions in rates. The nia- terial reduc tion will be made on the term in a] rates, for the wheat crop of 1888, be cause thej are ahead*, so low thai we can nol afford to re duce them further. A. C. Bird, of the Mil waukee, was the next speaker. "This is a se rio us ques tion,"he said. "When the law ceases t< protect regu- lation becomes confiscation. It is not policy for the state to reduce the reve nues of the railroads below their expen ses.' The grain rates have fallen twenty five per cent since 1885, and more than ten .per -cent in the last year. In -.my opinion • the ■; lower the rate from Minneapolis to Chicago, the nearer. we are- bringing Lake Michigan. The rates on railroads •in this state ought justly to be higher than those charged in states south of us. The Hastings & Da kota branch of the Milwaukee was closed more days than it was open from Dec. 1* to March 1 of last winter, and during that time we paid $186,000 for shovel ing snow on that branch. E.J. Hodg-, don, of Grant coun ty, made a speech calling for lower rates, and was an swered by Receiver. Truesdale, of the Minneapolis and St. Louis, "a road," he said, "which had . been bankrupted ' by the reduction in rates made during the past three years." W. P. Clough, attorney of the Manitoba, next , followed in answer to certain stricture on his line made by Mr. Hodg- ' don. "The railroad rates in this state are the lowest in the world," he said. The Reading road in the East charges 2 cents per ton per mile - for carrying coal into Philadelphia the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western charges 1 cent per ton per mile on coal carried into Buffalo from Scranton. They charge this on an immense ; tonnage, and de mand that we charge less than these lines on our little retail business." P.. F. '. Nelson, of- Nelson, Tenney & Co., lumbermen of Minneapolis, pro tested against the rates now charged for carrying lumber from Minneapolis to points in the interior of the state. He declared that the present rates were crowding out the lumbermen of Minneapolis, and in this he was borne out by J. B. Bassett, of the same city, who stated that many lumber firms had already ceased business and that his own firm would probably go out of business at ' the END OF THE PRESENT YEAR. General Traffic Manager Wicker, of the Winona & St. Peter, was against i any reduction in rates on that line. He said that there was a deficit of $46,000 in the receipts of his road last year, and that the Winona & St. Peter had run behind over $11,000. --000 since its consolidation with the North western. Pre s i d c n t Stickney. of the St.Paul & Kansas City, was called on and said "If any one has inti mated that I am in favor of any re duction of rates I want to contradict, the : state ment. lam not . in favor of any re duction in rates at the present time." ' E. S. You maii s. of Winona, ■■.-. re created quite a little amusement by declaring that he represented a body with -no - grievances. ;-• "We are manu facturers of lumber and have been for thirty years. We expect to meet any competition, and all we want is to be let i alone. Ido not believe in this state in terference, except in cases of manifest abuses.:- However, if you make any changes "for Minneapolis we want the < same thing done for us."- g After short addresses by Gen. Barrett and Senator Pope, . Chairman Austin closed the meeting with an answer to Senator Hixon for his speech delivered at the morning session. "I want to say for this commission," that whenever we I I\^ Circulates Every- / \^ where. / Contains TUC gl \' Read by »ver,thtng\ mc O-UOC. \ mymrvbo(fv /\% the Monarch of\ / the Dailies. \ ■ ' ■T | X NO. 194. ■ s choose to consider a subject we will take the full responsibility for.it. I was deeply pained by the ujust and uncalled for attack of Senator Hixon this morn* The responsibility is our own in thes< cases and. if any gentleman dissents from our decisions he is at liberty to da so. While we esteem the good opinion* of our fellow citizens, it can not mak* the slightest difference what the peophj of Grant county may think OF OUR OFFICIAL ACTION. '' We do not claim to be infallible and w« defy any one to show a single instance where we have been derelict in our dux ties. This attack was unjust, unmert ited and in very bad taste. The com* mission has been misrepresented ofl many matters, and we believe it had been done for some purpose, although; we do not attempt to say what." Among those present were: E. Wj Winter, F. B. Clarke and Col. Howe, o| the Omaha; President J. J. Hill.Tra_U GEN. BARRETT. Manager Manvel and Counsel W. P. Clough, of the Manitoba; L. F. Kim ball and President Truesdale, of the Minneapolis & St. Louis; J. M. Hanna ford and J. C. Bullitt, Jr., of tha Northern Pacific; A. C. Bird, general freight agent of the Milwaukee; H. C. Wicker, general traffic manager of the Northwestern; A. B. Stickney, of tha Chicago, St. Paul & Kansas City; Erla Olson, president, E. H. Atwood, Senatoe Hixon, Gen. Barrett, Hon. Charles Con-' ning. Senator Matt. Nachbar, Thomas H. Toombs, E. J. Hodgdon. and many other members of the Farmers' Alliance; Hon. E. M. Pope, of Blue Earth county* and president of the State Business Men's Association J. B. Bassett and P.' F. Nelson, of Minneapolis, representing the lumber interests of that city; Gen. Chandler, of the Milwaukee road. —^*- RAGING RIVERS. Dozens of Towns in Pennsylvania and Ohio Inundated. Special to the Globe. Pittsburg, Pa., July 11.— The heavy rains of Monday aud Monday night at the headwaters of the Monongahela and Cheat rivers, started last evening, one of the most sudden, and perhaps' before it subsides, one of the most dis astrous floods since 1852. At Greens boro the river rose thirty-two feet in twenty-four hours. Early this morning the water measured forty-five feet in the channel at that place, and is at a stand . A great portion' of Brownsville is six feet under water, and much dam age has already been done. At 4 o'clock this morning the water reached forty three feet and began slowly to recede. It was thirteen inches higher than the flood of 1852. From Brownsville to Pittsburg, and all along Cheat river, re ports are coming in of tremendous loss to lumbermen, from breaking booms, to coal operators, from damaged craft and demolition ot tipples, and to private in dividuals, whose residences and prop erty are flooded. Only ONE LIFE HAS BEEN LOST so far as learned. George Getter was instantly killed last evening by the parting of a cable rope, with which he was checking a loaded coal barge at Walton's Landing. Telephone and tel egraph wires along the rivers are down, and exact information is very hard to obtain. A report from Clarksburg, W. Va., on the west fork of the Mononga hela river, is to the effect that twenty dwellings have been swept away and damage to property is almost inestima ble. A number of iron and wooden bridges and several large ; saw mills,; together with quantities of lumber and logs,have gone down with the flood. A, large number of people are homeless at this place. At Monongahela City all' the lower part of the town is inundated, and the people driven from their home* are camping in the streets on higher, ground. Early this morning the heavy, drift, in the shape of broken bridges, barges, coal tipples, logs, and in some - instances dwellings and shanties,, reached this city. They dashed against" the bridge piers and were snapped and : broken like twigs by the overwhelming^ force of the current. At 10:50 a. m. the river marks showed • twenty-one feet nine inches and rising. | Every boat and steamer on the river 13 ] still in peril from heavy drift and every i few minutes the whistles of the advance guard of the line of boats sound newt alarms of approaching danger. A Wheeling special says that the line of the Baltimore & Ohio railroad, between '< Wheeling and Parkersburg, is unprece dentedly blocked by the result of the heavy storm. On the Parkersburg branch THREE TUNNELS ARE CAVED IN. The Rowlesburg bridge over Cheat river is down, and other bridges, have been swept away, while the track is covered many feet deep with earth. All trains from the west via Parkers burg are using the tracks of the Ohio river road and go east via Pittsburg and Cumberland six or eight hours late. Several bridges between Wheeling and Pittsburg are badly damaged. At Fair mount the new iron bridge of the New England Gas Coal company was de stroyed, involving a loss of $00,000. At 2 p. m. the marks In the Mononga hela river showed twenty-three feet and rising slowly. Every boat in the har bor has steam up prepared for an emergency. It is thought that the worst is past. A West Elizabeth, Pa., special says that the river came to a stand at 9 o'clock this morning, and at noon began slowly receding. The point reached was the nlghest ever known, being twelve inches above the flood of 1852. The entire town below the rail road tracks is from six to ten feet under water. Travel on the Pittsburg, Vir ginia & Charleston railway has been suspended Indefinitely, several miles of track are underwater and a number of bridges are either washed away or badly damaged. O'Neill & Co. lose fifteen coal barges and a loading tipple, Weiget Bros, a number of rafts, coal boats and barges, and the Jenkins tip ple is gone. The farmers and garden ers along the river lose nearly their en tire crops. A Wheeling telegram says that the losses from Monday's storm In the upper Ohio valley " to private prop erty and damage to railroads will foot up NEARLY A MILLION DOLLARS. ' At Piedmont, W. Va., the long trestle Is a complete wreck. At Grafton sev eral planing mills and thousands of logs* were carried away, involving a loss o' taoouooQ "•-"