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On High Taxes and the Pub lic Record of Wily Dunnell. The Norwegians Awake to the Issue of Tax Reform. Taxes Go Up and Land Values Are on the Decrease. The Record of Potter and O'Brien on the Tariff. Special to lhe Globe. Winona, Oct. 14.— Jn_£2 Wilson spent a few hours here Friday en route from Eyota. where he spoke Friday evening, completing the second week Of his tour. In the speeches that he has made since the inauguration of his cam paign he has addressed over 8,000 peo ple, and at each place but Houston the halls in which his hearers gathered could not contain them ail. The Demo cratic congressional headquarters here present a very lively appearance, and Chairman Randal] has his hands full to overflowing. Mr. Dunnell arrived here Friday to attend the Republican convention. He Is making a desperate fight to materially decrease the 1.700 Democratic majority of Winona county ami the 800 of Waba sha. Mr. DunnelTs claims on the out come of the campaign are as follows: Dimnell. Wilson Counties. Maj. Maj. Winona ...- 1.000 Wahasna 000 Fillmore 400 JPreeborn 5"0 Houston 'JOO (Steele ;5iK) ■ Dodge 500 Olmsted 200 Slower 200 Total 2,300 1,600 Bunnell's maj TOO The Democratic claims will be made known the day before election, and not until then. Men passed through the Polish district here yesterday having large ims of money* and claiming that they were wording for I'unneil and "Herriam. Emissaries similarly equipped are to be found in Houston and Mower counties, indicating that the voters are being sounded, 11. C. Shepard.statecen tral committeeman lor Winona, and an active, wide-awake Democrat, is hois dv combat, but none the less confident as to a prosperous result for the ticket. Shepard belongs to the hustling school of Democrats, and his selection for the committeeship of this section is consid ered to oe a valuable one. Monday night Judge Wilson will be atMazeppa: Tuesday*", Lake City; and Wednesday, Wabasha. H. I. C. lll.^l AS WORK. Moral and Political Reform Among the Norwegians. Special to the '.lobe. Spuing Grove, Oct. 14.— 1n the moral history of Houston county the life and deeds of Rev. S. Requa, Lutheran pastor of Spring Grove, will stand out forever as a shining light. This man— a Nor wegian of the intellectual type por trayed so finely in the "Children of the "Lord's Supper s'—coming5 '— coming as a pastor to the numerous Norwegian settlements along the narrow gauge line of the Mil waukee road, running from Caledonia junction to Preston, fifteen years ago found a community embroiled in the dissensions and torture of intemper ance, litigation and public disorder. To lace the moral chaos prevailing re quired courage; to condemn and attack it demanded something more— faith. Both of these Rev. Requa possessed. •-Love. Truth and Mercy sat upon his brow. And in his ii..:. : was the Word of God." Mild of manners, deep in thought, a "persistent foe „of immorality of any stamp, he threw himself Into the work nnd fought for the redemption of his countrymen. There were months and months of trial and defeat, but by slow degrees and under the changing order of the new rule. Spring Grove and that which is tributary to it rose from the depths to the higher plane. To-day it is a sober, temperate Norwegian com munity, free from all saloon domina tion, and in many respects more pro gressive than the" average family com munity in this state. The delusion of wheat-raising has been abandoned; the rich land is sown to corn and oats, and pork raising has passed into the realm of material profits. If the land and personal taxes were reduced to the mere necessities of administering gov ernment, 1 do not know a section in Minnesota that could be more blessed than this. The bar sinister that rests upon these farms, these toling people and all that they eat and wear, is exces sive taxation exacted by the state and national government. They are begin ning to appreciate this. Much has been written of the American eagerness to learn as if it were a peculiar national trait. I discredit the assertion this much by asserting that among the most earnest and impetuous knowledge-seek ers of America are the Norwegians. First to reach the educational level of an American and then to so beyond it if he can, is the natural instinct of every bright Norwegian. He will leave no stone unturned in his search for the truth and spare no pains to rid his mind of error. In knowing this disposition of his country men and getting to the root of a moral sense that is never lacking in this race, Rev. Requa found the success of his mission. The teachers of the low tax cause now abroad in the land, have taken the same avenue to their sense of justice, and to all apparent purposes, will attain the same success. The pro cess is slow, but the turnings of minds that twenty-five years ago adopted Re publicanism, because it meant anti slavery, is bringing the Norwegian vot ers and thinkers to the Democracy on the principle that it represents lower taxes, tariff reform and governmental economy. When" Judge Wilson arrived at Spring Grove be was met by a delegation of prominent Norwegians, chief among them Rev. Requa and Teman Gilbert son. P.J. Smaller and Cant. Harries accompanied him from Caledonia. At 7:;"o the Spring Grove Cornet band, heading a torch-light procession, the beareis of which carried Roman candle-, discharging their balls of lire, marched through the main street, serenaded the judge and then escorted him to the meeting hall. The place was packed with Norwegian merchants and : fanners, and they made up just about as sturdy an audience as has vet greeted the congressman. He spoke for three hours on low taxes. H. I. C. PLAIN" TALK. A Farmer's View oi" the Political Situation. Spring Gkove, Oct. 14:— Farmer An drew Swenson rode with mc- for an hour to-day, and while the train was hunting its way along the tortuous coarse of the narrow-gauge, freed his mind on the political situation: ••I was a nemocrat when I came to this country in IS57* I become a Repub lican in ISiK): and when 1 had read the president s mc ; ::-:- ami !":::.: - Nel sou's speech la- summer I became a Democrat again. This, too, after hav ing voted id' Dunnell four times; for four Republican candidates for presi dent, ami for Republican state tickets for twenty years. Why did Ido this? Because, for the last twenty years every acre of land that 1 own has had the fax upon it raised, while the valua tion has decreased. That is, for my twenty years of labor I have nothing to show but Hint I nay more taxes than 1 did In 1^.6. It is not with nns that I care much whether Mr. DdiincU is black or Mr. Wilson white; Cleveland good or Har rlson bad. I guess most of these poli ticians are alike. But Wilson and Cleve land represent an effort to secure lower taxes. Both are pledged to it and both have done all that they could to get them. Mr. Bunnell says that if the tariff is lowered the Eastern manufac tories will suffer. 1 don't see what con cern that is of mine. If those fellows in the East can't take care of themselves without taxing me 1 don't care whether they die or not. 1 never heard of an Eastern manufacturer being taxed to buy my wife silks and diamonds or to pay the mortgage off of my farm. Why, then, should 1 be taxed for him. I tell you that the Norwegians are studying the question very intelligently, and from this point of view, lt is with them a tax question. Here is a list that I show my farmer friends, and which is stir ring them up very much. It looks ugly wheu you show it to a farmer who is struggling under a mortgage. This list says that the high tariff taxes— Cent Your flannel shirt 9j Tout pants 57 Y»urh_t 65 Your coal 57 Your vest 40 Your sewiusm-chiue 45 Your bedding 42 And even the little white slabs in the j graveyard at Spring Grove are taxed 50 ' per cent. Oh, that sets tiiem to think- | 'iT.z, *"2 they £?* "fjarj anxious to know all about it for there fori a farmer here getting rich very fast, and if he can get rid of any taxes he is going to. Kiittte Nelson sent me 100 of his speeches, and 1 haven't one left. I could give away '200 more if I had them. It will take time to get my countrymen to see things in the new light, but when they once understand that lower taxes means more money in their pockets, they will j corns over" fast enough." When Mr. i Swenson finished, 1 said to him that the records would show that Houston couuty farms carried mortgages to the value of $1,290,000. He shook hi? head rather sadly, as he replied: ••And yet Dunnell said that we were the most prosperous people of all, and that high taxes had made us so. The more tax there is the more mortgages will there be. n. i. c. RAKE CONSISTENCY. Potter and O'Brien in the Great Straddle Act. Special to the Globe. Caledonia, Oct. 14.— Last May. at the Houston county Republican con vention to elect delegates to the state convention that was to send delegates to Chicago, George F. Potter, of La Crescent, and Thomas O'Brien, of Cale donia, introduced, and had passed, the following resolutions: "We FATO-t A reduction of the j present inequitable tariff to a j BASIS that will create competi- ■ tion between THE manufacturers j of Tills AND foreign countries j without giving TO either any IX due advantage over tiie other, or paralyzing our domestic indus- j TRIES. "that tariff refom as advocated in congress BT THAT fearless champion of THE people's rights, Hon. Knute Nelson, against il- LEGAL TRUSTS AND COMBINATIONS OF CAPITAL TO PERPETUATE THE HIGH TARIFF NECESSITATED BY THE GREAT REBELLION meets our hearty ap proval AND INDORSEMENT." Mr. Potter and Mr. O'Brien are now j traveling about the district advocating the cause of Merriam and Dunnell and i championing a high protective tariff, at the same time joining with the general Republican denunciation of Knute Nel- | son. Tliey make no attempt to explain | by what means they were suddenly led to abandon the cause of low taxes and to change front almost before the ink was dry on the May low tax platform. H. I. C. POOR liIKS Set Afloat by the Pioneer Press Against Mr. Wilson. Preston, Minn.. Oct. 14.— Pio neer Press lie (set afloat last week) that Congressman Wilson was traveling through the district on a railroad pass will have one good effect in making -.till more solidly for him the railroad employees" vote of the district. There is not a conductor or brakeman in the district that does not know him and who can readily tell the truth as to the "pass" story. The congressman has been back iii Minnesota something over a week, and in that time traveled about 'M 0 miles. Be pays his fare like any other citizen not connected with the Republican state administration. He does not carry a pass, and has had no free passage, as the conductors on the "Kansas City" or the Milwaukee or the Northwestern lines can testify to. In this connection it might be well for j the Pioneer Press to devote an editorial to this text from Judge Wilson's speech: ••Since Mark H. Dunnell has been mustered out of congress he has spent EVERY SESSION IN WASHINGTON AS THE PAH) LOBBYIST OF THE NORTHERN pacific railroad. 1 have the proofs of this assertion, and any friend of Mr. Dunuell'B can see them if he desires to." "There is nothing more despicable than a man who hires himself out to pervert legislation and thwart the will of the people." h. I. c. Will Have a Walkover. Princeton, Minn., Oct. 14.— At the Republican county convention held here the following candidates were placed in nomination: Auditor, I. C- Patterson; treasurer. R. M. Neely; reg ister of deeds, M. A. Rem; clerk of court, A. '/.. Norton; sheriff. A. F. How ard; county attorney, .1. L. Brady; judge of probate. R. W. Freer: superin tendent of schools,o. B. Barker; county surveyor, Joseph Brumbaugh; coroner, Dr. < >". C. Tarbox. This is the strongest ticket that has ever been placed in nomination in Mille Lacs county, and as the Republican party is the dominant one in the county, the nominees will undoubtedly be elected. The Demo crats will hold no convention this year. Merriam Is Losing "Ground. Prior Lake, Minn.. Oct. 14.— There was a grand Democratic rally last night. M. Gallagher addressed a large and enthusiastic audience, composed mostly of farmers, who came in in large numbers from the surrounding country and listened attentively to his convinc ing argument in favor of a revision of the tariff. He then discussed state pol itics and Hon. E. M. Wilson's name was loudly applauded. The . audience was composed of a great many Republicans, who, after the meeting was over, said that there would not be over three or four votes in this town this fall for Mer riam where McGill got 120 votes two years ago. Cheerful and Confident. Mankato, Minn., Oct. 14.— Hon. Eugene M. Wilson accompanied by Hon. Chris A. Gallagher, of Minne apolis, took dinner in thisjeity yesterday en route for Faribault, where they ad dress a meeting to-night. Mr. Wilson seemed cheerful and confident and spoke en ouragingly of the Democratic prospect in this state. He will address a Mankato audience about the _7'h. Crawford County's Campaign. Prairie Dt Chien, Wis.. Oct. 14.— The opening of the Democratic cam paign for Crawford county was inau gurated last night with an eloquent speech by Col. George W. Bird, of Madison, who held the large audience for over two hours. The campaign promises to be a hot one. Speakers have been engaged for all the towns and villages in tin county. •„- -_\_ Solid For the Bandana Bearers. Undei.wood, Mien., Oct. 14.— An enthusiastic meeting of Democrats was held last night. William Bergen, of St. Paul, and Hon. L. loan, of Fergus Falls, were the speakers. The town will go solid for Cleveland, Wilson and Canning. "Wabasha's Choice. Plainview, Minn.. Oct. 14.— J. B. Norton, of Elgin, was nominated for representative in the western district of Wabasha county by the Democrats. THE SAINT PAUL DAILY GLOBE: MONDAY MORNING OCTOBER 15, 1888. RICECOUNTTS RALLY. A Double-Barreled and En thusiastic Democratic Ju bilee at Faribault. Hon. Eugene M. Wilson and Chris Gallagher Talk for Tariff Reform. . An Ex-Speaker of the lowa Legislature Declares for Cleveland. Badger State Politicians Make a Unique Bet on the « Election. Special to the Globe. Faribault, Minn., Oct 14.— Last night was one of Minnesota's most beau tiful Indian summer nights, and long before 7 o'clock the streets were lined with people awaiting the hour for the opening of the Democratic meetings at Hill's opera house and Union hall. At 7 o'clock the Cleveland club assembled at their hall and escorted by the Fari bault band marched to the Arlington house, where an informal reception was held by Messrs. E. M. Wilson and Chris Gallagher. At 8 o'clock the club and band escorted the speakers to the opera house and hall. Mr. Wilson spoke at the opera house ! and Mr. Gallagher at Union hall. ! lion. George W. Batchelder, of this city, in a few chosen words introduced > Mr. Wilson to the large audience assem bled in the opera house. Mr. Wilson in j his opening remarks paid a very hand some tribute to this city as being the Athens of the West. The speaker dwelt at some length upon taxation. He said that 5130,00,000 had been taken by taxation from the people and locked up in the United States treasury, and as a consequence the business of the country is stagnated and STRIKES AND COMMERCIAL FAILURES are frequent and common. He dwelt at some length upon the platforms of the Democratic and" Republican parties and showed the difference and demonstrated that the Democratic party was the party that would reduce the tariff. He read j an extract from a speech by Hon. G. E. Cole, and said he enunciated Demo cratic principles at that time, but now did not know where he stood. He gave ( him a mild rubbing for being on the committee which reported the Republi can platform. He said that the Whig party enunciated the same ideas on * the tariff that the Repub lican party now does, and wen* down I into the waters of oblivion as the Re publican party was now going. He gave a history of the tariff from war \ times to the present. Every national platform had promised to reduce the tariff, but had failed to do so. Ben Har rison while in congress said that there should be a reduction of the tariff, but he now stood on a protection platform. '•'or twenty years they have promised a reduction of" the tariff, but it has been been getting higher all the time. The Republicans are working the wrong way to reduce the tariff. He took up the pauper labor question and demon strated that the manufacturers of the Bast are the ones who are BRINGING PAUPER LABOR into the country, and that the tariff has bo bearini on the wages of the working class, lie spoke at some length on the Mills bill, and showed the advantages of the bill to the country. He handled the trusts in a masterly manner, and showed how they were sapping the country and robbing the people. He touched upon the merchant marine, and showed how under the tariff our ships have been driven from -the ocean and deprived a large number of this branch of labor. Mr. Gallagher opened his speech by saying that this campaign is a business cam paign, and went on to show that the lie publican party are opposed to tariff reform, lie maintained tint the Eastern manufacturers dictate the policy of the Republican party which had sold itself to them. He criticised at length the Republican party and platform and kept his audience in roars of laughter at his comparisons. He ex plained the Democratic party's position on the tariff. He scored Patrick Ford, of the Irish World, for his attempt to deliver the Irish vote to the Repub licans. He showed why the Irish of the country should vote for Cleveland rather than Harrison. He PAID HIS RESPECTS TO BLALNE for his cowardice while secretary of state in not demanding the release of Irish-American prisoners from English prisons. He paid a glowing tribute to President Cleveland and scored Harri son and Morton for their public rec ords in relation to the laboring people. Mr. Donnelly came in for a share of the speaker's sarcasm for his course in this campaign. He compared the candi dates for governor of the state and their public records and qualifications. The speaker closed by an eloquent appeal for the soldier candidate for governor— Eugene M. Wilson. There were delegations present from Warsau. Wheatland, Shieldsville, Kenyon. Erin, Cannon City, Morristowu. North field and a special train was run from Waterville. The music was furnished by the Fari bault and mania bands and Cannon City drum corps. After the meetings were over a reception was given the speakers at Union hall. He's Ail Right. Waterloo, 10., Oct. 14.— Some time ago the conversion to Democracy of Hon. Lore Allord, of this city, ex speaker of the lowa house of represent atives, was announced. At once the local Republican organs denounced the report as false, and stated that Mr. Alford would not support Cleveland. Their statements were effectually re futed by the acceptance by Mr. Alford of an invitation to address a Democratic rally at Hudson last night, in company with Hon. Horace ues. another nota ble convert to tariff reform, and further by the publication over his signature of Slinging denunciation of the lumber tariff and of the high tariff generally. __ UNIQUE WAGER. One of Two Badger State Poli ticians Will Have to do Some Walk Eau Claire, Wis., Oct. 14.— A unique wager on the result of the elec tion was made here between Dr. H. C. Giles, of Mondovi, and George E. Gil key, of this city. If Cleveland wins, tiilkev is to wheel a wheelbarrow filled with oysters and cigars from Eau Claire to Mondovi, a distance of twenty five miles. If Harrison is elected, Giles is to wheel the wheelbarrow from Mondovi to this place. Many Converts Made. Bird Island, Minn., Oct. There was a large turnout here last night to listen to D. D. Williams, of St Paul. Mr. Williams spoke for an hour and a half, confining himself almost exclu sively to to the tariff, a subject that meets with eager attention. The speaker presented the subject in a clear, plain and forcible manner, which was highly appreciated by his audience, and he made converts for Cleveland and tariff reform. :: ' Greely Gets There. Paynesville, Minn., Oct. 14.— M. F. Greely, of Maine Prairie, was nominated at the Democratic representative con vention held here yesterday for the Third legislative district. -> * Percy Smith at Adrian. Adrian, Minn.. Oct. 14.— Hon. Percy B. Smith, of Stillwater, addressed a Democratic meeting at this place last night. A line torchlight procession was one of tlie features of the evening. No speaker of this season who has spoken in Adrian has seemed to have his argu ment so completely at the end of his tongue. Mr. Smith was . proud of his democracy and pleased his party hear ers. The canvass is very close in this part of Nobles county, both parties using their utmost endeavor to win. '- Becker County Republicans. Detroit, Minn., 14. — The Becker county Republican convention was held here yesterday, and the following nom inations for county officers were made: Auditor, W. J. Marrow; treasurer, ,T. W. Chilton; sheriff, M. A. Norcross; register of deeds, Hans Hanson; judge of probate, J. H. Sutherland; county attorney, Jeff H. Irish; superintendent of schools, F. B. Chapin: county sur veyor, k John J. Lee. C. H. Brush, Republican candidate for the house in the legislature, being called upon during a recess of the con vention, made a speech, hut left holes enough in it for the Democ racy to drive in and capture the whole of the Republican forces. Hon. F. ,F. Davis made a Republican address here this afternoon, but advanced no new ideas or said anything which had any tendency to increase the vote of his party from the ranks of the Democracy. The "farmers will have the other side of the picture painted for them by Demo cratic Spc-dre*" here next Monday. Castle Quoted Cold Fact"". Dcndas, Minn., Oct. 14.— largest political meeting ever held in Dundas took place at Emper's hall last evening, when Stillwater addressed upwards of five hundred voters. Many ladies were present and listened to the most elo quent address ever delivered here. His speech, which was listened to through with great attention, was a most able and lucid exposition 'of the issues in volved ill the campaign. His defense of President Cleveland's statesmanlike position on the tariff question as well as his record on the pensions vetoes, showing that the veterans had received more from this administration than any previous one, was greeted with con tinuous applause. Fun at tbe East Forks. Grand Forks, Dak., Oct. 14.— Democrats of East Grand Forks are alive to the interests of the party in Polk county. Last night they held a grand jollification. Charles d'Autre mont, candidate for attorney general, and D. B. Johnson, of Minneapolis, were the principal speakers. Many Demo crats from this side attended the meet ing, swelling the crowd to nearly 1,000. The western part of Polk county will certainly give Wilson a large majority. «— Whisky Flowed Like Water. Grand Forks, Dak., Oct 13.— This afternoon men, women and children turned out in great numbers at Thomp son and demolished the saloons tint have been running there during tile past few weeks. Thompson is a local option town, and several persons re cently opened saloons there, hoping to scoop in the shekels the farmers are receiving this season. The people of the town became indignant at the open violation of the law, and their anger culminated to-day in a raid on the liquor dives. Beer kegs were broken open and their contents poured into the street, bottles were broken and whisky ran in streams. Lack of judicial facil ities has made it very difficult to secure convictions, and the people disliked to sec such flagrant violations of the law. OFFICIAL. Proceedings Board Fire Com missioners. ; Regular "fleeting. . St. Paul, Oct. 9, 188 S. The Board of Fire Commissioners of the city of St. Paul met at 7:30 o'clock p. in. Present: Commissioners Prender gast, Martin and Mr. President— Absent: Commissioners Parker and Freeman— ■_. > Minutes of previous meeting read and approved. i REPORTS. i The Chief Engineer reported that on Oct. 1 a lire occurred at the corner of Locust and Fourth streets; owner and occupants, Bloilgett & Osgood; the mercurial system is in building; on this occasion mercurial did not work. We also had, on Sept. 14, a false alarm from same premises. 'reported through mercurial system. A communication had been received from Manager George 11, Farrar, explaining cause of defects. On motion the matter was referred to Superintendent Jenkins, with instruc tions to investigate and report. Architect 11. E. Hand submitted plans for addition to "So. 2 engine house for use of water tower. On motion, plans were adopted, and the Secretary was in structed to advertise for proposals for erection and completion of said addi tion, bids to be received at this office until Saturday, the 13th inst., at 2 p. m. On motion, the Secretary was in structed to advertise for proposals for furnishing the department with hay and oats for ensuing year, bids to be re ceived until Monday, Oct. 22. 12 m. The Veterinary Surgeon reported six horses unfit for fire service, and recom mended they be condemned. On mo tion they were condemned, and the Secretary instructed to forward a com munication to the Common Council, asking for the authority to sell them and to purchase six horses to replace those condemned. The following bills in due form and properly approved were presented: K. P.Cullen, 88; Miles & Hale, $36.26; Northwestern Fuel company. $3,117.55: Treinev & Co., $114.23; A. Boedeg heimer, $182.63; Charles Friend, $16.60; Jilson & Sowden, $180.18; Prendergast Bros., 1272.83; Pennsylvania Slate com pany, $42.54; Donaldson & Ogden. $13.87: Baker & Moffat. $26.30; Merriam & Knead, $4.40: Brooks Bros.. $4; E. B. Chandler, $575; The People's Ice com pany, $124.25; William Steinmetz, $190; St. Paul Hardware company, $12.49; J. P. Oribben, $120.54; William Constans, .*»',; Maendler Bros., $17.60; Nicols & Dean. $48.80; Allen. Moon & Co.. $47.60; Ramaley& Son, $14.25; George Mitsch, $22: John Martin Lumber company, N&88; Strong-Hackett company, $25.25; Noyes Bros. & Cutler, $20.58; Ryan Drug company. $25.56; Union Tank Line, $101.76; Robert Seeger, $25.67; Scribner-Libby company, $33.85; St. Paul Brass works, $48.96; Robinson & Cary. $4.13; C. C. Berkman, $88.91; Ahrcns Manufacturing company, $56.40; Aaron Mark, $25. Total, $5,116.47. On motion allowed and referred to the Comptroller by the following vote: r Yeas— Commissioners Prendergast, Martin and Mr. President— 3. _ v Nays— None. Adjourned. Reuben Warner, President. Wm. O'Gorman, Secretary. :-°*- : •-.«•.■ Special Meeting. St. Paul, Oct. 13, 1888. The Board of Fire Commissioners of the city of St. Paul met it 2 p. m. r : Present: Commissioners Prendergast, Martin and Mr. President. Object of meeting was to open bids and award contract for construction and completion of addition to No. 2 Engine house, as per plans and specifications prepared by H. E. Hand, architect, the following bids were opened and read from : ..'., ni*: Bundle & King $1,374 00 J. L. Rood 1,287 00 Dowllng A Ruse 1,250 00 F. Laßerge '. 1.595 00 On motion the Board awarded the contract to Dowlan & Ruse for the sum of $1,250. Commissioner Prendergast reported the selection and purchase of lots 15 and 16. block 66, St. Anthony. Park, as per instructions of Ordinance No. 1,028, and recommended that a communication be sent to Common Council asking that a resolution be passed authorizing the drawing of city order to pay for same. Ordered. On motion of Commissioner Martin, the Superintendent of fire Alarms was instructed to employ a competent man at a salary not to exceed $«5 per month to paint tire alarm telegraph poles. Adjourned. • - --" Reuben Warner. President - Wm. o'Gor.max. Secretary. $"f"_ft|B BUNGLINHERGMANN The Late Emperor Frederick Was a Victim of Hal practice. -■■. Operated Upon With Brute Force by an Ignorant Ger man Physician. His Throat Literally Roasted by the Application of a Hot Iron. Sir Morell Mackenzie Tells How the Murderous Job Was Done. Special Cable to the Globe. London, Oct. 13.— The abstract of Sir Morell MacKenzie's book upon Em peror Frederick's disease and death, already f,;:'>!'shed, is amplified by the full text of the volume, which is made public here for the first time. In * few days this book will Ibe the subject or burning controversy in both hemi spheres. Dr. MacKenzie's accusations of incompetency against the German physicians are far more sweeping than it is supposed he would make them. In fact he unequivocally says that their repeated blunders gave Unser Fritz his death-blow. The famous physician be gins his preface with this quotation from "Henry IV.*': "Mark, now, how plain a tale shall put you dowu." He says: "It has been a painful task to me to write the following pages, not be cause there is anything in the charges recently brought against me by some of my German colleagues which I have the slightest difficulty in meeting, but be cause 1 feel most keenly the unseem liness of the controversy, which must necessarily cause additional suffering to hearts which have already been tried beyond the common lot" Dr. Macken zie then describes the hasty circum stances under which he was summoned to Berlin and his first meeting with the German doctors, and says: "When I had made my examination of the crown prince the other doctors and 1 with drew in the ordinary wav to discuss the matter. Profs. Gerhardt and Tobold gave the positive opinion that THE DISEASE WAS CANCEROUS, and Prof. Bergniann, though expressing himself more guardedly, substantially agreed with him. All three were unani mous in thinking the cutting operation from the outside would be necessary for the removal of the growth. The pre cise nature of the 'surgical procedure that would be required was never dis cussed in my presence; when it came my turn to speak, I said there was nothing characteristic in the appear ance of the growth, and that it was quite impossible to give a definite opinion as to its nature without a more searching examination. I pointed out that the opinion expressed by my col leagues had been come to on what seemed to me to be insufficient grounds, and that they had omitted the most es sential, and at the same lime the most obvious means of arriving at the cor rect diagnosis. The first thing to be done was to pick off a piece of the growth through the natural passage and have it examined microscopically by an expert. Prof. Gerhardt said it would be difficult, if not impossible, to do this on account of the awkward sit uation of the growth and Prof. Tobold expressed a similar opinion. While freely admitting that the operation in this case presented exceptional diffi culty. I said I thought it could be done, and that at any rate IT SHOULD BE ATTEMPTED. I then turned to Prof.Gerhardt and said to him: -Will you try and he replied: 'I cannot operate with the forceps.' I next asked Prof. Tobold if he would make the attempt, but he declined, say ing: Tno longer operate." Dr. Mac kenzie describes the first operation upon the crown prince's throat in removing the piece of growth for Prof. Virchow to examine, and says he walked home afterwards with the crown prince, who talked seriously abobt his condition, and expressed dis satisfaction with Prof. Gerhardt. Dr. Mackenzie makes an exhaustive defense against the accusation of the German doctors that, in this operation, his for ceps seriously injured the vocal chord. He also denies the charge that be took the case out of the hands of the Ger mans, and says: "They had called me in, and I had given my. opin ion, to which, outwardly, at least, they had subscribed. .They distinctly sanctioned the course of treatment which I had laid before them, and, if I may so express it, I received a man date from them to carry it out. In showing that the German doctors were equally answerable with me. 1 am not trying to transfer any part of the re responsibility off my own shoulders. I wish to show the shiftless character of the men with whom 1 had to deal. Be fore returning to England 1 was in formed that Prof. Gerhardt had APPLIED A BED-HOT POINT to the interior of the larynx every day for nearly a fortnight. In all my ex perience I have never heard of any one applying cautery to a patient's larynx oftener than once or at most twice a week, and I hardly know which to be most astonished at in the present in stance, the therapeutic energy of the physician or the endurance of the patient. On twelve consecutive days, according to his own admis sion did this physician burn the crown prince's larynx with a red-hot wire, and again, on four subsequent occasions, at short intervals. Finally, as if all this were not enough, he thought it neces sary to sear the edge of the vocal chorus with a fiat burner. There is no record in medical literature, so far as I am aware, in which cautery— a most valu • able agent if properly handled— was so terribly misused." Dr. Mackenzie dwells in detail, on the visit to San Keuio and the confirmation of his worst fears in November that the disease was can cer. He says the crown priuce received the communication with perfect calm ness. "After a moment of silence he grasped my hand aud said, with that smile of peculiar sweetness which so well expressed the mingled gentleness and strength of his character: 'I have lately been fearing 'something of this sort I thank you, sir Morell, for being so frank with me.' In all my long ex perience I have never seen a man bear himself, under similar circumstances, WITH SUCH UNAFFECTED HEROISM." Here is Dr. Mackenzie's description of the operation of tracheotomy: ""When everything was ready the crown priuce passed through an adjoining room to the ordinary sitting room where it was arranged the operation was to be per formed. The bed was placed opposite one of the windows so there was excellent light. Dr. Bramaun proceeded to give the chloroform, but soon the crown prince became unconscious and the ad ministration was continued by Dr. Krause while I kept my finger on the pulse of the left wrist. Shortly after Dr. Bramann had made his first in cision, I noticed that the pulse had be came very- weak and the face was blauchless, in fact, there were evident signs of cardiac weakness. On raising the eyelid the pupil was seen to be widely dilated. The administra tion of chloroform was suspended a minute or two, when the pulse became fairly good again, and the operation was proceeded with. " After this Incident Dr. Bramann seemed to BECOME A LITTLE FLURRIED, though not to such an extent as to pre vent him from operating with skill. In opening the windpipe, however. 1 no ticed that he made his incision a little to the right instead of in the middle line. The deviation appeared to me so slieht at ■" the time ' that T,,;at tached no importance- to it. After opening the - trachea, instead of at once pi angina- in .the cannla, as is usually dune by English surgeons, Dr. Bramann held aside the two sides of the wound for a minute or two until the bleeding had -ceased and then inserted a very large, long and somewhat funnel-shaped tube. , I will frankly own that the delay in Intro ducing the canula- seemed -, to ■ me an improvement on the ordinary plan of plunging the tube into the wind pipe as soon as it is open— a proceeding which usually sets up severe spasms and coughing. When the operation was completed I congratulated Dr. Bramann on his success. Dr. Mac kenzie describes in detail the bickering among the doctors in gloomy days fol lowing this operation, about the proper kind of a tube to be used in the throat, and says: "My tube was tried too late." ON the FATAL DAY, April 12, the emperor was rapidly sink ing, and Dr. Mackenzie determined to try a new tube. He says : "As soon as the new tube was ready I dispatched a messenger to Prof, yon Bergmann to request /him to come to me as soon as possible, meaning, of course, that I was anxious to pro ceed to change the tube without delay. In sending off that message lit; tie did I think that it would have such fatal consequences. Had I had the slightest idea of what was to follow I should certainly not have allowed any over-punctilious notions of etiquette to mislead me into taking so disastrous a step: At that moment however, it appeared to be the right thing to do, Dr. Mackenzie says Prof. Yon Bergmann was greatly ex cited when he arrived, and behaved in a most unaccountable manner. He continues: "We then proceeded to the emperor's room. We found the em peror engaged in writing. His* inspira tion was distinctly audible, but beyond this there was not the slightest indica tion of any difficulty in breathing. Dr. yon Bergmann placed a chair op posite the window and asked the em peror to sit down on it, and thereupon, without making any remark, he quickly undid the tape which kept the canula in position, pulled the latter out and, with considerable force, endeavored to insert one which he had in his hand, and which was not provided with a pilot instrument It was FORCED INTO THE NECK, but no air came through it The em peror's breathing thereupon became very much embarrassed, and the pro fessor withdrew the tube. This was followed by a violent fit of coughing, and there was considerable hemorrhage. Prof, yon Bergmann next seized a tom pon canula covered with sponge, cut the sponge quickly off and tried to push the tube into the windpipe. Again no air came through the canula, and it was clear that in stead of entering the air passage it had been forced downward to the front trachea, ploughing up the soft tissues in that situation and making what is known as a false passage. Again the professor had to pull out the tube, and again it's with drawal was followed by violent cough ing and streams of blood. To my con sternation, Prof. Yon Bergmann then pushed his finger deeply into the wound, and on withdrawing it tried to insert another tube. He again failed however, and again the attempt was followed as before by the most distressing coughing and copious bleeding." The RESULT OF THIS BUNGLING, Dr. Mackenzie goes on to say, was that Prof. Yon Bergmann's assistant was called in to finish the job. "After the operation,"' says Dr. Mackenzie, "the emperor sent for me and asked: 'Why did Bergmann put his finger into my throat?'" His Majesty then went to say: "1 hope you will not allow Prof. Yon Bergmann to do any other operations on me." I answered: "After what I have seen to-day, sir. 1 beg most respectfully to say that I can no longer have the honor of contin uing in attendance on your imperial highness if Prof. Yon Bergmann is to be permitted to touch your throat again.' Dr. Yon Bergmann's rough ness was never forgotten by the emperor, although the nobility of. his nature prevented him from showing him any resentment There nothing particularly new in Dr. Mackenzie's account of the last hours of the emperor, but he alleges that a few hours before the emperor's death, Prince Bismarck tried to get him into a trap by demanding a hasty official report. The remainder of the book is devoted to conversational topics and statistical matters which will in terest scarcely any but professional men. ••» Elmo Residence Park. The picturesque beauty of Lake Elmo and the attractive character of its shores are too well known to need de scription. The entire northern end of the lake on the line of the railroad was purchased some time since by a number of gentlemen in St. Paul, who incor porated as the Elmo Park company. A carefully prepared design of arrange ment and subdivision of the grounds has been made by Prof. Cleveland in accordance with its natural topography, and .every necessary provision for health and comfort including a com plete system of sewerage and water sap ply, is in progress at Elmo Residence Park. The citizens of St Paul and vicinity will shortly be offered an opportunity to provide themselves with the luxury of an ideal rural home, at small cost, within twenty minutes' ride of the busi ness districts, of St. Paul. Here they will find all the comforts of the city amidst beautiful, surroundings, and their families will be safe from intru sion at all times— the park of 150 acres being enclosed and inchagre of a super intendent. A strip about 100 feet wide along the lake front will be reserved forever for the common benefit of all lot owners. Pleasure grounds for the es pecial use of children, as well as lawn tennis and ball grounds, will also be dedicated forever to the common use of the residents within the park. A prospectus setting forth definitely and in detail the plans of the company, with a lithograph copy of the plat and a price list of the lots, will be ready for distribution in a few days, and may be secured at the office of the company, 252 Drake block, in this city. • Lane's Assets and Liabilities. Ashland, Wis., Oct. 13.— state ment of the assets and liabilities of J. M. Lane & Co., the Washburn lumber firm which failed last night, was made to-day by Assignee Clark. The assets are placed at $200,000, and the liabilities at half that amount Following the as signment all property in sight at Wash burn was attached to-day by the Chi cago Lumber company for a claim of $20,000, and by the Northern National bank of this city, for a claim the amount of which is unknown. More litigation is expected to grow out of the matter. To Complete a Temple. Rapid City, Dak., Oct 13.—Ar rangements ware made to-day for the completion of the Masonic temple build-. ing in this city. The building will cost upward of $00,000, and will be the finest of its kind in the territory. -Is** Prey for the Grand Jury. Grand Forks, Dak., Oct 13.— Mcßain, of Fargo, was arrested this morning for running a gambling fake here during the fair. He waived exam ination and was bound over to the grand jury. -*B^ Lost One of His Pedals. Grand Forks, Dak.. Oct 13.— Mike Cryderman, working on the government dredge, had his foot cut off accidentally yesterday afteruoom Long: John Wentwortn Dying. ! CmcAGO, ; Oct. 13.— The Hon. John. Wentworth, familiarly known as "Long John"' on account of his great ' stature, is slowly dying of. softening of tbe brain. '. — m Big Deal in Pine Lands. Ashland, Wis.. Oct Richard T. Fan. of Eau Claire, has sold 1,400 acres of pine land in Ashland county to the ' Chippewa Lumber company for $22,700. H> - Grapes in California, delivered at the wineries are worth half a cent a pound. AN ASININE_ ACTION- Emperor William's Snub to Count Yon Taafe an Un fortunate Error. No More Inopportune Moment Could Have Been Chosen For It. A War of Races in Austro- EuEgary Will Re sult. This, of Course, Cannot Fail to Weaken the Triple Alliance. Special to the Globe. Vienna, Oct 13.— Since the departure •of Emperor William from Vienna the question whether his visit will result in a lasting injury to the dual empire is being eagerly discussed, it is conceded by a number of Austrian politicians that the young emperor's snub to Count yon Taafe, the Austrian premier, was an unfortunate circum stance to the Austro-Hungarian govern ment, coming, as it did, almost on the heels of the severe rebuke of the Em peror Francis Joseph to Dr. Stross niayer, bishop of Diakovo. The irrita tion of Emperor Francis Joseph with his great bishop was intelligible enough. Dr. Strossmayer was born in Sla vonia— Essek-on-the-Drave— in the year 1815, and * early became a devoted advocate of the Croatian national cause. The bishop has since admitted that he desired a union of all Serbs, and regretted that the Serbs of Servia had not, like the Croats, adopted the Latin letters. The division of al phabets corresponds to that of relig ions. The Croats are simply Catholic Serbs, whereas the subjects of King Milan are orthodox. The Serbs of Bos nia are partly orthodox and partly Ma hometan. From the politicians' point of view it was AN ILL-CHOSEN TIME for Dr. Strossmayer to nay comoli ments to Russia, when for two years past the Austro-Hungarian monarchy has been arming to defend itself against the Russians. The politicians also believe that a more inopportune moment could not have been chosen for Emperor William's rebuff to Count Yon Taafe, as it will undoubtedly increase the tension be tween the different races of the dual empire, and greatly strengthen the Nationalist movement among the sev eral peoples which has for some time caused embarrassment to the govern ment The Austrian emperor's sub jects are of many races.- There are the Germans of Austrian and the Tyrol and the German minority of Bohemia, who are as good as any Orangemen against the Nationalist movement of the Czechs. The Czechs, the Moravians and the Poles form the Slavonic group, from which., perhaps, the Slovacks and Ruthenes must be distinguished. Then Hungary contains besides the Mag yars, a large Roumanian population, whose eyes are apt to turn towards their kinsmen whose capital is at Bucharest. The national government in Creatia finds its first enemies in the Magyars, who are the chief anti-Russian movers in the empire, and this antagonism is of itself likely to rouse feelings of sym pathy with Russia in the breasts of the Croats. The fact is that THE DIFFICULTIES OF AUSTRIA are almost insurmountable and it is a a perpetual wonder that "she exists at all. The experiment of giving home rule to Hungary and a wider home rule than it has "ever been proposed to give Ireland— has undoubtedly been a success in so far as "it has made Hungary a loyal and con tented partner in the common concern. But the circumstances of Austria, composed of a number of different races, which are counted by millions and which occupy great terri tories, make it very difficult and dan gerous to stop on the way to federation. Bohemia, at least, will never be fully trustworthy in the hour of dan ger — tbe hour of a great war with Russia— she * gets what Hungary got in 1866. The diffi culty lies iii the fact that Bohemia has its Ulster in its German - population, just as Hungary has its Ulster in the Croats. It is pretty certain that Aus tro-Hungary cannot stand still. The disaffection of her Slavonic sub jects, with the exception of the Gallician Poles, is at present so widespread that the empire would not, in all probability, emerge intact from the strain of even a successful war. The offense of which Count Taafe was guilty in the eyes of the Emperor William was committed about a year ago, when the Hungarian premier succeeded in driving a strong wedge into the THEORY OF A DUAL EMPIRE, by passing a bill for the recognition of the Czech language in Bohemia. The Germans of Bohemia loathe the Czechs; the Czechs hate the Germans, lt is claimed that Taafe's measure must re sult sooner or later in the crowning of Francis Joseph, under a Czech alias, at Prague, hence the Austrian prime minister received no decoration at the hands of Emperor William, but received instead a snubbing which is already lie ginning to have the effect of extending the bitter feeling of the Czechs toward the Germans to the other . nationalities in Austro-Hungary, and conse quently weakening the force of the triple alliance in the eyes of Russia. This event, slight as It appeared at first has caused a flurry among Russian financiers, and is un doubtedly at the bottom of the predic tion of a heavy fall in the price of Rus sian roubles, which is the chief barom eter from which the pessimist takes his indications of an approaching storm. The price of the rouble dur ing the month of August and September advanced 40 per cent on the prospect of the maintenance of peace, notwithstanding the fact that an im perial decree for the immediate issue of 15.000,000 roubles was authorized, while this week there were large fluctuations in the price each day, showing a lower figure at the close. THE CHAMPION Blood-purifier, Ayer'c Sarsaparilla !ea_3 all others in age, merit, and popularity. It tones up the system, improves the appetite, strengthens the nerves, and vitalizes the Blood. Just what you need. Try it. 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