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the classified advertising columns of the GLOBE. Help, Situations, Boarding-, Business; if you want to Sell Anything; or Buy Anything— the GLOBE will tell everything. VOL. XII. IS HE IN DURANCE? Capt. Wetheren, of the Sea Wing, Said to Be Under Arrest in Wisconsin. His Friends Said to Have Acted to Keep Him From a Possible Mob. tied Wing Buries Its Dead— A Day Long- to Be Remem bered. Side Lights on the Most Tragic Event in the His tory of Minnesota. Special to-the Globe. Red Wing, Minn., July 15.— When Capt. Wetheren, of the Sea Wing, left for his home at Diamond Bluff, on the Wisconsin side of the river, yester day, he went in company with the sheriff of that county. It was explained that this had no meaning, but the sheriff just happened to be on hand and was going in that direction, and that they went in company as old acquaint ances and friends. There was some comment made on the f act at the time, but this explana tion was given and the further statement made that there was no sig nificance in the fact. However that may be, the report comes from across the river to-night that Capt. Wetheren Is under arrest, having been arrested at the instance of his friends, who consid ered him to be in danger ot his life from the friends of the victims of the disaster, and had him placed in jail for his own protection. He is now said to be in jail at Ellsworth, the county seat of Pierce county, Wis., in which county Diamond Bluff is located. NO VIOLENCE SHOWN. Why the Coroner's Jury Did Not Act. Special to the Globe. Red Wing, Minn., July 15.—Con stable Lundquist appeared before the coroner's jury and identified the money, pocketbook and papers found on the body of A. O. Anderson, of Bux ton, S. D. The jury wished to see County Attorney F. M. Wil son regarding legal points in con nection with the case, and when that official finally appeared the pro ceedings were stopped in a rather unex pected manner. He asked the coroner to read the statute covering the hold ings of inquests, which provides that the coroner shall act only where there are marks of violence on the body, and not in case of casualty, and then he explained his opinion. If there were no' marks of violence on this particular body, no inquest could be held. He believed that in the present state of feeling in this com munity it would at least be advisable for the coroner to investigate. He as sured the members of the jury as private citizens that they could feel confident that the rumors about the man agement would not be forgotten, but that the grand jury would examine care fully and thoroughly, and if any blame attached to the captain or others they wocld not be forgotten. The jury acted on his decision, and the coroner dis missed them. The coroner said he had acted according to what he thought was his duty, but that if the law was other wise he would, of course, submit. Mr. Wilson repeated his explanation, and the jury concluded that there was nothing for them to do. The custom in this county is that the grand jury is always held subject to call, and cau be brought together within a few hours for action upon any impor tant case, the submission of which to the judge will generally bring about such results. The body of Rikka Vieths, aged thirteen, was found late this afternoon along the shore below Lake City. The body was brought to this city to-night. ANGUISH AND ANGER. Indignation Over the Dissolved Coroner's Inquest. Special to the Globe. Red Wing, Minn., July 15.— The ef fect produced in Red Wing by the an nouncement of the fruitless session held by the coroner's jury was magical. Ever since the awful news of the catastrophe was heard in the village those most sorely bereaved have been so benumbed with "their sorrow as to seem scarcely sane. Yesterday, though the dear ones were laid away In the cemeteries, the empty places in a couple of hundred family circles became more painfully evident than ever, and while the women and children wept on, as they have wept ever since the awful news was received, the men have assemoled about the streets in groups to ask each other, uow|there was time for speech, who was responsible for the deaths of our wives, daughters and sons. Great things were expected to result from this inquest. It was thought that the whole matter would be sifted to the bottom at once, but they forgot all about the law, which, it seems, was framed expressly to prevent investiga tion into matters of this sort. "There are no marks of violence on that corpse," said County Attorney Wilson, pointing to the dead man Anderson, who lay before the jurors on a slab. True enough, there were none, and the law expressly provides that the coroner cauuot act unless it can be proven that the man met a violent death. Well, the jury was dismissed. The news spread about the streets among the men who had buried their wives and sweethearts yes terday afternoou, and there was an ominous aspect to affairs from that mo ment. Many of the men standing about the curbs refused to listen to any ex cuses for such action; in fact none wa3 waited for. "By heaven," said one determined-looking fellow, "Wilson had better get over into Wis consin aud stay there, where his practice is." There was growling and whispering everywhere, and it would be ill indeed for any man upon whom the wrath of these people, des perate as they are in their grief, should fall to-night. To speak the :•< name of Wetheren is like touching fire to tinder. The same opinion prevails everywhere as to his culpability. "Curse him, he ought to hang," said one, referring to the master of the ill-fated Sea Wing. "He may hang," said another, with a fieculiar emphasis, which seemed to ndicate that the possibility was not even remote. Yesterday afternoon a warrant was applied for by a resident of Red Wing for the arrest of another resident on the charge of robbing the bodies of those dead which lay in the enclosure at Lake DAILY ST. PAUL GLOBE. City under military ; guard. The ap plication was made to County Attorney Wilson, who promptly refused to issue a warrant on the ground that that there was not sufficient proof of guilt. It is a matter of congratulation for the town that Attorney Wilson was firm in his refusal to issue the war rant. With the place in a ferment of excitement, every man almost frenzied with sorrow and a feeling that justice was to be baffled by law, there would not have been an instant's hesitation about the treatment to be accorded this man who was accused of so fright fully ghoulish a crime— he would ha\o been hanged to the near est tree. True, there might have been after regrets, but these would have been too late to secure to the ac cused a chance to prove his innocence before a jury. The excited people of Red Wing and vicinity are not to. be trifled with. Something must of neces sity be done at once to carry assurances that the investigation of Capt. Wethern's conduct and the wrecking of the Sea Wing is to be a thorough, searching, and immediate one. BHB THE GOVERNMENT MAY ACT. What the Inspector of Steamboats May Do. Special to the Globe. Red Wing, July 15.— A rumor was rife at a late hour last night that the government inspector of steamboats had arrived and would begin an exam ination into the causes which led to the accident to-morrow morning. The rumor has not been confirmed, however, • though it is probably correct. More definite information is received with regard to the rumored ar rest of Capt. Wetheren at Ellsworth. Wis. A Wisconsin man stated last evening to a Globe representative that he had heard of Wetheren's arrest, but did not know it to be a fact. He had heard that the captain had been arrested at the instigation of his friends at Diamond Bluff on a trumped-np charge and released on bail. This he thought was to fore stall any effort on the part of his accus ers in Minnesota, as he could be held under the Wisconsin charge for an in definite period. There is no reliable confirmation of any of the rumors in this regard. RED WING'S SORROW. The Little City Spends the Day Burying Its Dead. Special to the Globe. Red Wing, Minn., July Never in her history has Red Wing passed so sad a day as has been the one now drawn toa close. It has. been one long procession of funerals. All day long hearses have been visible on the streets and every few moments there arrived at one or another of the cemeteries a cortege of . carriages following the remains of .some one loved and lost by their occupants. Never has a more ghoulish spectacle been presented than that witnessed by a Globe representative between the hours of 12 o'clock last night and sun rise this morning. Torches and lan terns were placed about the beautiful spot which the German Lutherans re serve as a cemetery. These lit up with a weird glare the grim outlines of mar ble obelisks and tombstones, ; and cast over surrounding foliage a shimmering glow which but accentuated the depth of the shadows beyond. Every business house in the city is closed, and a proc lamation has been issued that saloons will remain closed for a week. Blinds are drawn from end to end%of the town, and there is crape on every door. The principal streets are festooned with black and white bunting, and flags* upon all city buildings float at half mast. Since early this morning anxious parents of missing chil dren have stood about the steam boat landing awaiting news from Lake City. None came of the finding of other bodies until 9:30 to-night, when word was received that the body of little Rikka Veaths, a twelve-year-old daugh ter of Casper Veaths, of Red Wing, had been recovered. Shortly after 10 o'clock the tug Wanderer announced her coming by a series of shrieks such as only emanate from a steam tug. As the boat pulled in alongside the wharf the crowd was swelled to several hundreds of people, each eager to catch a glimpse of the . little dead Eale face from which the shroud had een removed for purposes of identifi cation. The father of the child was there, but even so short a period of sub mersion had changed the lines of that loved form so that the father could not recognize his child save by her clothing and trinkets. A tiny pocketbook and a gold cross found about the neck of the corpse convinced him of its identity, and the body was born away by the soldiers of Company Gto that sad little home up the street. . This is the last of the bodies recovered, and it is believed that no others will be found until decomposi tion sets in. Many Red Wing families are in awful suspense still. Mr. and Mrs. Newton, of the Newton hotel, have a ten-year-old son still in the depths of the lake. The mother is prostrate with grief and at times unconscious. THE CITY OP THE DEAD. Many of Red Wing's Loved Ones Borne Thereto. Red Wing, Minn., July 15.— When the rescuers who were taking out the dead bodies of the victims bf the Sea Wing disaster at Lake City Sunday night reached the cabin they found clasped in its mother's arms . and held to the breast that nour ished it the infant child of John Schoeffler, of this city. Ten derly the mother and child were lifted from the wreck and placed in the long row of the dead, none desiring to with draw the seemingly sleeping infant from the protecting and sustaining arms of her to whom the child was but just beginning to look .as its best and dear est friend, and together their bodies still are. Where they now lie they are alongside their husband and father and the baby's child sister— all are in the German Lutheran cemetery about two miles west of town. The same cemetery to-day received the bodies of the eight members of the Gerken fam ily. Herman Hemftling and his bride were buried from the German Lutheran church and their bodies ; are now in terred in the same cemetery. Their aunt, Mrs. Fred Hempf and her son Fred and daughter Lizzie, were buried in the beautiful Oakwood cem etery on a hilltop to the 'south of the city, where a large number of . others were buried last night and to-day. The Catholic cemetery is beyond Oakwood, and still others now lie there. It was a mournful day and the sight of the fu neral procession was a sadly, common event, but the sharpness of the grief of the bereaved and the sympathy of all others increased rather than . lessened. . Altogether, forty-four of the dead were solemnly and sadly carried to the cities of the dead and laid beneath the sod by reverent hands amid- falling tears. The black which draped the fronts of all the business houses, and the crape that hung on so many ; door knobs, the oppressively sad quiet of the city and the sober gait of even the most ' light-hearted boys, the tears of the be reaved women, and: the tightly drawn lips of the strong men ■were but the visible evidences of < the great grief which all felt . and of the mourning hearts of the whole city. Last night, Phoebe Bear- * : son, Mrs. Fred.Scherf and Hattie Scherf were carried away to their last resting place; and to-day at early morning the sad work was •- resumed. At . ir regular intervals, intervals, in various parts :of the . city the slow funeral pace of the mourning friends, following after the coffined forms of now one, then five, or eight victims of the storm king's fury, ; went out from the city of life and of health and of past happiness, and of present sorrow, to the cities of death and of silence, and of the grave. BITTERNESS DISPLAYED. A Disposition to Censure Capt. Wetheren. Red Wing, July 15.— Sad it is to wit ness the funeral of but one, and inde scribably sad is it to see the young and strong and happy stricken down in their vigor,but much greater is the sorrow and . mourning over a city of dead. Under all the stern sorrow of the men and the wailing of the . women is a feeling of bitterness, not so much at the fate that has robbed them of their loved ones, as .at the supposed carelessness and ; in competence which they consider was : shown in the management of the ill- ; fated Sea Wing. Strong words and bitter thoughts are on the lips and in the hearts of almost every one that is to be met with around town. , Capt. Wether en, who commanded the Sea Wing, and his crew are denounced vigorously, and if all that is said were true they would surely deserve : speedy justice. Even: though conflicting stories are told of the occurrence, the condition of the crew and of the orders of the cap tain, enough seems to be established to bring upon them some pretty strong and well-deserved censures. The mild est and best view of the whole sad affair would seem to indicate a woeful lack of judgment on the part of the captain in leaving shore to go out iuto such a . storm. Dynamiting has been kept up during the day, but nothing new has developed in the search for further victims of the disaster, and consequently the people have had ample opportunity to hear and tell and discuss the events of that awful night, and the alleged poor management has been gone over repeatedly.each time with more vehemence and indignation. The feeling against Capt. Wetheren was vigorously and plainly stated to him yesteiday by a prominent resident of Red Wing who met him at Lake City and asked for a statement as to the number of people on the boat at the time of the disaster. The captaid said: "We sold 147 tickets; there were three of my family and ■: eight of the crew, and a number of invitedguests and friend, making altogether not more than 170 people." This answer served Ito arouse the citizen to a high pitch of indignation, and he began a strong denunciation of the captain and crew by stating his opinion that the number of tickets sold Was 187, instead of 147, and that the total number on board exceeded 200. He concluded by accusing both captain and crew of ignorance, incom petence and drunkenness, and stating that he considered them responsible for the accident, and that they should be held accountable. This was but the expression of what many have been ; feeling and saying, and it greatly affected the captain, whose loss of , wife and son and vessel! had already well nigh crazed him. And the charges are probably not wholly founded on fact. Judge L. S. Bayrell, of Argyle, was on the boat and he gives positive evidence against the charge of drunkenness. He says the cap tain was not only sober, but he was fully conscious of the presence of a storm, although not fully appre ciating its gravity. The captain walked through the cabin, quietly trying to calm the excited passengers, telling them he did not think there was any danger, but if any wished to do so they could put on life preservers and pre pare for the worst possibility. A few minutes later he went into the cabin again and once more made the same suggestion. The charge against the crew probably originated in the be havior of some of the male passengers on the barge. They had been drinking and began to sing when leaving the wharf. Soon their songs changed in characcer, and the ladies were compelled to seek refuge in. the cabin. The engineer asked them to be have, and for a while they did so, and a few ladies returned to the barge and were saved from it when it drifted to shore after the boats broke apart. See ing the . severity of the storm, the cap tain wished those who were on the barge . at the mercy of the wind and rain and hall to seek ref uge in the cabin, but later he considered the barge the safer place and ordered the women and children to remove there. His order was miscar ried, or at least such seems to have been the case. Miss Aggie Bartram, of Lake City, who was one of those res cued from the barge, says all the women and children were ordered into the cabin from the barge. She refused to go and was saved. Lawyer A. J. Greer, of Lake City, be lieves that if the people bad known that part of the lake a great many or them could have escaped, and cites as a proof of his belief the experience of Harry Mabey, of Lake City. Young Mabey was on board the Sea Wing and when she drifted around below the point she grounded for a short time on the bar. Knowing the water there was rather shallow, he jumped over board and reached the land easily, mak ing his way around the shore and tak ing the first news of the disaster to Lake City. From that bar the steamer drifted along the shore, keeping about forty or fifty yards out, and all along the bottom slopes very gradually down, so that many could in that way have reached the shore had they known this fact. General Services Sunday. Special to the Globe. Red Wing, July 15.— Owing to the great area covered by those afflicted in the, terrible disaster of Sunday, no effort was made to hold a public funeral."": On. Sunday general memorial services will be held. TfflWlill Mllliillil llliilWCTl VESSEL OWNERS PROTEST. Government Piers Should Not Be Leased to Individuals. Buffalo. N. V., July 15.— The board of managers of the Lake Carriers' asso ciation, representing the organized ves sel owners of the great lakes, met to day. ; : Resolutions were adopted t pro testing against the passage by congress of bills designed to grant the use of any United States pier, wharf or other har bor property for the use of any private individual or corporation. They* say that all piers, wharves or other harbor property on which public money has been expended should r be .held for the use of the general public, and praying congress to take and hold them for such purposes. A copy of '. the resolutions will be ;-.' sent to members of congress representing the lake district. English Dupes Will Get Nothing. New York, July 15.— James } Moore, '■ as assignee of the English investors in the fraudulent electric sugar "company, was to-day awarded judgment against J.H. Robertson and W. H." i Cottrill, of ficers the company, who induced the plaintiffs to invest in the concern. ST. PAUL, -MINN., WEDNESDAY MORNING, JULY 16, 1890. ROBBING UNCLE SAM. Smugglers of Poppy Juice Are Operating Extensive ly at Ellensburg. Tacomans Jubilant Over the Jailing of a Jim the Penman. He Is Wanted for Some Fun ny Work Done in Min nesota. Eau Claire Mill Men Demand Shorter Hours and May Strike. Special to the Globe. ■"-.< Tacoma, Wash., July 15.— A revenue officer stated to-day that smuggling operations upon a large scale are being carried on through Ellensburg. Opium is the principal article of the illicit com merce, and it is brought down the old Kootenai trail from the British line and shipped eastward. Smuggling is regu larly carried on at Tacoma, though upon a small scale, and with such extreme care and watchfulness as to render. proof well-nigh impossible. At Ellens burg, however, there Is ; less restraint, since there is neither a deputy United States marshal nor customs collector at that point. Barrel after barrel of opium passes into that city over the Kootenai trail. SfWß SKILES IS CINCHED. A Jim the Penman Goes to Joliet Prison. Special to the Globe. Tacoma, Wash., July Robert I. Skiles, alias J. A. Skiles, the rapid Bos ton chip man. who worked this- city, successfully last year and then sud denly skipped, leaving anxious credit ors to mourn his departure, has at last got his medicine. One of his vlctinft here has received a letter from Chicago stating that Skiles was sentenced to day to a term of nine years at Joliet penitentiary for forgery committed in Chicago last April. Skiles had commit ted forgeries in St. Paul previous to ; coming here, and upon arriving ati Portland assumed his brother',*~uame. ' Mrs. Skiles succeeded in borrowing all • the opera cloaks, dresses and late nov els her neighbors had, and forgot to re turn them. When she followed her ; husband from here they went to Chi cago, where Skiles forged, a check and : then fled to Omaha,' where he was over-, hauled. This slip angered the St. Paul authorities, who want him for forgery,: and when he leaves Joliet he will go to < Stillwater for a few years. ____\M TROUBLE IS BREWING. A Strike of Mill Men at Eau Claire Is Imminent. Special to the Globe. '.-*'•" Eau Claire, Wis., July. 15.— A mass meeting of over 2,000 mill men is just closed at 10:30 to-night. They have de cided to go to work to-morrow morning at 7 o'clock instead of 6. This, the com panies say, they will not permit, and one of the largest strikes ever known in the valley is predicted. ;. •■• AT CAMP LAKEVIEW.. Some Good Scores Made' at the Ranges Yesterday. ,-."; Special to the Globe. Lake City, June 15.— This has been a pleasant day at Camp Lakeview. Bat talion and skirmish drills passed : off splendidly this morning, blank cart ridges being used in the latter. Lieut, Hare, U. S. A., inspected the mounted troops this evening at 7:30, and *hey undoubtedly made a '- good showing. Col. Bend, Lieut. Col. Reeve, . Maj. Pierce and all the members of Company G, left this morning for Red Wing to at tend l the funeral over the remains re covered from the wreck. They returned to camp this evening. The following are the scores made at the range to-day : 200 300 200 300 Co. A— yds. yds. Yds. Yds. Spaulding. .. 11 10 Company B— .• Spaulding.... 9 15 Rawley. 12 Malmsted.... 8 18 Jones .. 16 Malmsted.... 12 8 Company r Wi150n....;.. 19 17 ingalls .. ..... 8 6 Wi150n....... 14 9 Ingalls. .19 14 Sacre.. ..... 10 0 Farr......./. 20 13 Sacre..;.... 13 ..Farr...;....... . 17 Hemphill... 15 . Meigs .....16 21 Hemphill..... 12 .. Meig5.... ........ 15 Richardson..- 9 .. Burnham 14 •19 Richardson.. 16 .'. Burnham .....18 18 Co. X—K — Hughes ...10 V.. 5mith........ 8 .". Carr011........ 13 . 7 Price.. ..... 16 . Carroll... 3 Price ....... 19 .. Levorsen; 19 '.'. Simnoet 16 ..Hilton.. 20 "yr Simonet. ... 18 .. Engerud 17 17 Batchelder .. 17 ..Engerud......... 16 Rnodes.;.... 16 .. Tollifsou .. ..13 8 Garland 20 .. Rehrstrom.....ls .. • McCluer.....; 13 .. 5chu1ze..... ...18 .. Founus 14 ... Schulze ..;.... 17 Seorles. ...... 14 '.. Whitson. ...... 13 .. Conrad ..... 19 .. Whit50n..... ..: 8 .. Cross ........ 14 Anderson. ....13 .*."• Register... 12 .. Anderson.....; 14 .. Garland..... 11 .. Goodswell ..T... 17- Grant........ 12 . Goodswell. .....; Vls Co. C— . Railing ..... ... 13 Fairehlld .... . 13 Levorson 18 ■ Bates 12 Lievorson ..... .. 19 Rising 18 -16 Hilton ........ .. 15 Smith . ..19 Hi1t0n.......... .. 11' George. ..... 19 19 Moe ........... .. 17, Giddinegs 18 21 Moe . .;. ..;. ..13 8ate5...... .*;. 16 .. * Detail for the ni^ht: Officers of the day, Capt. Waters; senior , officer of the guard, Lieut. Brokow; junior officer of : the guard, Lieut. Kuhn. ' Detail ~- for to : morrow : i Officer of the day, Capt. ; King; senior officer of the guard. Lieut. ; Grow; junior officer of the guard, Lieut Liusheimer. Dress parade -went off well this evening. A : detail from the regiment and - mounted troops was at ; work all last night and to-day trying to : recover, bodies from the .wreck of Sun day. Detail for the mounted battalion: Officer of the day, Lieut. Bruce; senior officer of the guard, Lieut. McCauley. BLOOMING PRAIRIE MAD/ }■ Why a Town Does Not Support ; Congressman Dunnell. . _ Special to the Globe. Owatonna; Minn., July. 15.— Re publican caucus to send delegates to the congressional convention will:;, be held here Friday night next. > Mark •H. Dunnell will ) be. unanimously indorsed and a solid delegation elected to support him In the convention. The village and township of Blooming Prairie, however," do not take kindly ,to Uncle Mark! because of his appointment /of - a postmaster not being .: : agreeable to the ' local g. o. : p. .: It is charged by them that said postmaster is a Demo crat and voted ; for Thomas Wilson, but he • promptly forwarded : an : , affidavit to Mr. Dunnell that he voted as became a true blue ' Republican ? and > would 'con- : tinue to do so. Hence hjs appointment, I The leading Republicans are so in inmnlifnimn tm» censed over the matter that they post all their mail on the train, and even. send to Owatonna for their . postage - stamps. In an interview with your, correspond ent ?- yesterday •". those leading .-' Repub licans predicted the election of a Demo crat to congress should : Mark H. be re nominated. In the meantime the un terrified are keeping low and awaiting results.'fSnßßHMMßSE&l MERRIAM HAS A MONOPOLY. Rural Republicans Stay in the Band Wagon. Special to the Globe. •':' Henderson, Minn., July 15.— At a 'Republican town caucus held this even ling, J. P. Kirby, C. A. Rohrer, Charles ;Bisson; N. Whitford, H. A. Seigueuret and A.C. Buck were elected delegates Ito the county ; convention. They • re ceived no instructions, but the majority I are in favor of Merriam and Lind. c Redwood - Falls, ; Minn., July 15.— The Redwood county Republican con vention to-day elected William P. Dun ; ington, S. W. Hays, W. D. Smith and E. j Bedell delegates to the state conven tion, and instructed them for Merriam ; and- Ives, forty-two delegates favoring Merriam and two for Braden. .:. W. F. Phi lbrick, Frank Billington, J. L. By rum and S. L. Dotson were elected del- i gates to the congressional convention, and instructed: for : John Lind. The convention indorsed the McKinley bill, aud roasted the Farmers' Alliance. CAUGHT IN THE CURRENT. Two Lumbermen Drowned in the . St. Croix. Special to the Glooe. Hudson, Wis., July 15.— The saw mills at Lakeland, opposite this city, did not run yesterday. A number of the ;. crew spent the day in Hudson. About 9 o'clock in the evening five men started back in. a small-boat. When about seventy feet from : the opposite ; shore, striking the swift current of the St. Croix, the boat suddenly capsized. Two of the men swam to the shore, a third clung to the boat, but two of them —Hans Olson and August Jamison without much struggling ■ sank to the bottom and were drowned. Diligent search was made for the bodies during .the night, but they were not found till about 7 o'clock this morning. The I drowned men were both single. Olson ; was a resident of this city, and Jamison of Franconia, Minn. Must Pay for Booming. Special to the Globe. [ : Ashland, Wis., July 15.— case of the Ashland Boom and Canal Com pany against J. H. Pruden & Co., of Chicago, to recover for booming and Jafting 4,000,000 feet of logs, was con cluded this afternoon after a long trial, which was watched with interest by lumbermen generally. The ." jury ..»de cided that $5 per thousand feet was rea sonable compensation for booming, and 25 cents per thousand feet for rafting. The logs were boomed on Bad river. Col. William F. Vilas appeared for the plaintiff, and Judge White, of Duluth, for the defendants. , The result was a complete victory for the plaintiff. New Court House. Special to the Globe. .§ Owatonna, Minn., July . 15.— The commissioners of Steele county to-day voted to build a 540,000 court house in this city. There is surplus revenue on hand to the amount ; of about $13,000, and a tax of $14,000 for the ensuing year has been levied. This makes a three mill tax, which is considered very light. A three-mill tax for two years, together with available cash on hand, will pay the entire cost, and no bonds will be issued. Work will be begun next spring, and the building will be paid for as soon as finished. Died From Natural Causes. Special *o the Globe. '< Crookston, Minn., July 15.— An in quest was held on the body of Ever Johnson, found dead in a barn here. The jury found that deceased came to his death from natural causes, .no evi dence of foul play being adduced. De ceased was well kuown in Wabasha, and leaves one son and two daughters. The Growing Fifth. Special to the Globe. ; Alexandria, Minn., July 15.— The census report of several counties in the Fifth district have been sent to Wash ington. All of them show an increase of over 50 per cent, while Todd, Grant, Traverse aud Beltrami have more than doubled. BPBBBP 8 — — HKfifl Editor O'ConneU Robbed. Special to the Globe. I Owatonna, Minn., July 15.— The res idence of D. J. O'ConneU, editor of the Steel County Democrat, was burglar : ized to-night. ~. The burglar secured a small amount of money, and was appre hended in the act, but made good his es cape. '"yy.". ■'.' Struck by Lightniag. Special to the Globe. ;: Rochester, July 15.— Church of the United Brethren at Viola was struck by lightning during the recent storm and partially destroyed. It was insured for $1,000. J958&4S mm .ONLY ONE BALLOT TAKEN. Tennessee Democrats Meet to Nominate State Officers. Nashville,' Term., July 15.— The state Democratic convention assembled at noon, but . the session was ; taken up with the • selection of temporary officers and the appointment of ; committees on permanent , organization, ; cre dentials and platforms. The first committee reported Congressman James D. Richardson for - permanent chairman and E.B. Wade chief secretary. Both are alliance men. One ballot was taken for governor, as follows:., Buchanan, 59; Baxter, 297; Taylor, . 177; Patter ; sou, 370. The . platform - indorses the administration of Grover ,' Cleve land ' and Gov R. L. Taylor ; , arraigns and condemns the Republican party for its legislative discrimination against the farming class, which has greatly re duced the price of farm lands and prod ucts; for its corrupt grant of large subsi dies to i special corporations ; . ; for i. its reckless squandering of public money for party purposes; for- its corrupting ' and * ; debauching of the i American ' : franchise; for its efforts to .-. foment : sectional strife and ; thus disturb the business tranquility of the country;; for its efforts to foster combinations,un ■ lawful trusts and monopolies so oppres sive to the great mass of the people; for. its attempt to pass a federal election law to engender a conflict between the races ? of the South; for its utter" dis regard of the • will : of the ! peo ple in unseating .. duly legally • elected Democratic representatives and shamelessness in denying the right of statehood to : territories * fully qualified for admission >by the number of their ; citizens, because they = are Democratic. It denounces the McKinley bill and the; '• importation of pauper labor. ; The con vention then adjourned until to-morrow \ morning. ' 'i . The Kaiser Buys a Castle. Berlin, July • 15.— Emperor William has purchased the castle Urville in the Matz district. iMliliJtlfj A SACRIFICIAL LAMB. Congressman Dar Hall's Im molation Exercises at Glencoe To-Day. His Pension Examiners and Postmasters in Melan choly Array. Funereal Aspect With Which the Third District Clans Gather. The Significant Bolt Made by Chairman McClelland Against Hall. Special to the Globe. . Glencoe, July With postmasters to the right of him, to the left of him and c all , around came Congressman "Dar" S. Hall into this little city this afternoon for the purpose of being pres .q.HAL L-»i ent at the Third district Repub lican - congress ional convention, which will meet at; the county court house at noon to-morrow. From present in dications these post master aided by the few other federal offi cial s scattered through the dis trict, . will have complete control of the convention and will grind out both candidate and platform as directed by the machine. Few prominent men are here up to present time, and still fewer are expected to come to-morrow. Who will call the convention to order when it assembles? The natural answer to this would be the chairman of the congressional com mittee—the man who issued the call for the gathering. But this Is not to be the case this time. Hon. R. H. McClel- ONE OF HALL'S PENSION EXAMINERS. f Lan, the chairman of the congressional committee, will not .be present, some say, on account of pressing business which commands his attention in St. Paul. Others, and by far the greater number, incline to the belief that Mr. McClelland is out of harmony with the high tariff ideas of ; Mr. Hall and his followers, ; and has properly left the city to avoid being a party to what the convention may do. If this be true a harder blow could scarcely be struck the candidate who will be placed in the field. Mr. McClellan has been a life long ■ Republican and always a', hard worker for the success of the party. The federal officils who are now as sembling in great numbers may cause Mr. Hall to feel hopeful, but the steady current of prominent Republicans flow ing away from him at present cannot fail to ■ have an effect upon even his very sanguine temperament. . Enthusiasm ' is the lack of the hour among the delegates, who have so far assembled in this little city to go through with the nomination of Congressman '•Dar" S. Hall at noon to-morrow. In- deed so great is the dissatisfaction with his course in congress among the peo ple of '-. the Third .- district that It now seems likely that but a small portion of the ; sixty-five delegates to which the eleven counties in the district are en titled under the call will deign to be present at the convention. Tariff re form is the all-discussed subject on all sides among farmers and business men alike, and it is freely predicted that the \ nomination which will go to Mr. Hall without opposition will carry sure de feat with it. The defection of Judge Adams, of Hutchinson, who, although elected a delegate tothe McLeod county Republican convention, which indorsed Mr. Hall's course in -congress, had the courage to come out and de clare that he : was not , at . the con vention in question and "could not in dorse the course of any member of con gress who voted for the iniquitous Mc- Kinley . tariff bill," is having its full effect here, and although ; it may not change the will of the bosses and fed- A HALL CLACQUER FROM WATBACK. eral officials who will control to-mor row's gathering it cannot fail to have a powerful -": effect when it comes to the election. "i-. The e r McKinley tariff bill, for which Congressman ; "Dar" voted, i is • being ; debated with » ail the energy possessed \by the ; advocates of ■■ both sides of the question, and a resolution to indorse this bill Is certain to meet with strong opposition in . the /. convention. .. I The workers •'• are ; earnestly : endeavoring to ! convince the t recalcitrant i. tariff reform Republicans that the McKinley bill was trained in the interest* of tne farmers, but a few of these latter think they know as much about, this bill as the average ward heeler and cross-roads . politician and refuse to be convinced; or rather "to believe." Mr. Hall, who, by the way, was alluded to this afternoon by a, delegate as "a very small peg, wobbling around In a very large hole," is in the meantime circulating among the dele gates now discussing the "pearl but ton" question here, the tariff on pota toes there, and dodging the silver ques tion all the time. That the litte man from Washington is dreadfully worried is plainly evident. ' He feels his po sltlon keenly,' and were it possible for him to do so gracefully there ■, Is • little , doubt that he would at once pull out of the race, decline the nomination, and go back to his farm on the shores of : Lake Preston in Renville county and go to raising "protected potatoes" with the idea of running for the state senate again in his old district. - But this can't be done this year. Major Strait and the old boys who have we strain run things in the old Third for so many years, know that there is trouble ahead for the party nom inee this year, and are ; perfectly willing for some one . else to be offered up on the party altar this year, aud "Dar" can't back out. It is hard, but there are trying situ ations bound to fall to : the lot -of every man in this hard and cruel world— -and "Dar" may yet learn something about the principles upon which this government of the people is founded. "Mr. Hall should have re membered that he was chosen to repre sent the people of the Third district," remarked a Glencoe Republican this afternoon, "and not the protected man ufacturers of the East or the money kings of Wall street. Had Mr. Hall broke away from his party on the Mo- Kin ley bill or^the silver question, his election this year' would have become merely a -matter of majorities. *He knew the wishes of his constitu ents, and * not even the decrees of King Caucus or the threats of Speak er Reed should have deterred him from carrying them out. I have been a life long Republican, but I shall both work and vote against Hall at the coming election." 30ra9H£B8Hnj09nnaBfeH How z Hall tried to work the Farmers' Alliance . congressional convention of this district held in Glencoe last Thurs day is a topic which has afforded the anti-Aall Republicans and the Demo crats considerable amusement the last few days. The evening of the day be fore the Alliauce men met Mr. Hall sallied out from his Lake Preston farm and came down to Glencoe. Here he was met by Dr. R. S. Miles, a pension examiner by. the grace of Mr. Hall and the late Corporal ; Tanner. Dr. Miles owns a small farm: near Glencoe, and, although he has never .farmed it and has always practiced medi cine, he . belongs to the Alliance and four years ago was its candidate for state senator from McLeod county. The doctor, aided by the astute "Dar,". con ceived the plan along in the wee small hours of last Wednesday night, of cap turing the Alliance nomination for Mr.' Hall. Accordingly, when -the .farmers assembled at,the house, Dr. Miles was on hand as an Alliance man, work ing for the nomination of his chief. Some of j the delegates had evidently been "seen" before, as one or two of them were friendly to the scheme. But it didn't strike the great majority any where near where they lived, and not only did they refuse . to listen to the amiable and plausible doctor, but they even went so far as to fire him from the convention hall and do their nominating in secret:; ■;'.' — Congressman "Dar" then took the first train back to his farm, a sadder, and some declare, a much wiser man. And this is how Congressman Hall failed to capture the nomination of the "YER SEE, HALL'S GOT A HARD ROW TO hoe I" \~2Sg3BfefcJß Third district Farmers' Alliance con vention. What will his platform be? is another subject of prime* impor tance which is giving the dele gates some trouble. Will the McKinley bill be in dorsed, or will nothing be said on that subject? The Rice county deiega tion comes loaded with low-tariff reso lutions.as rabid as though they fjuuJt M J^tixuK had been written by . Gen. Gordon E. . Cole in one of his low tariff moods, and the delegates from this, the general's own county, propose that their resolu tions shall be heeded and the McKinley bill . denounced. But . these delegates are apparently outnumbered largely by the postmasters, land- officers and pen sion examiners who are here : from almost everywhere, resolved upon only one thing, and that is .to do their mas ter's bidding aud prove that they are worthy of their hire; j«3S£HB9H4M9 a "I think we shall go easy on the tariff question," -said Delegate Henry L. Simons, of the ; McLeod .delegation, to the Globe man this afternoon. "I think we shall adopt a plank on this question that will 'face both ways.',' We certainly shall not repudiate or de nounce the McKinley bill, for we have already indorsed Mr. Hall's course on' that question, and we ; cannot now take a back track." -t^EESESBHPS The gathering will be very much of a cut-and-drled affair, with little enthusi asm and less hope of success ahead. Ironworkers on Strike. •; Trenton, N. J., July ; 15.— Fiye hun dred ironworkers at " the New Jersey Steel and Iron company's works : here ; refused 1 to " go *to work this morning. This ,is the mill principally owned by ; Abram S. Hewitt, of New.York, who is traveling in Europe for his health. The strike is the result of . a refusal to sign : the scale ' of . the Amalgamated Society of Iron -and Steel Workers, which . has been quietly organizing the workers here for some time r past. v : Supt. Stokes ■ says that " in '■: Mr. Hewitt's "absence ■ no v ons bis authority to sign ■ the scale; READ THE WANTS — IN— MONDAY'S GLOBE The Monday's Issue of the Globe Is read by several thousand people who do not read ' Sunday papers. It pays to read Monday*! advertisements. NO. 197. ;• LIQUOR MEN AROUSED They Protest Against the Passage of the Original Package Bill. Johnson Nickeus, of North Da; kota, to Represent Uncle / Sam Abroad. Admiral Belknap Squarey Himself With the Secre- ' tary of the Navy. President Harrison Proposer to Abolish Division Com- j mands in the Army. Washington, July 15.— a confer* ence of the representatives of thei liquor interest in this city with mem* bers of the house who are opposed to the pending original package bill, the? following substitute was framed to be offered in the house by Mr. Adams, ol Illinois: Be it enacted, etc. That is shall not be lawful to import into any! state or territory from any other state, or ; territory, or from the District on Columbia, any fermented, distilled on other intoxicating, liquor, except In on* or more original packages as defined by, this act. ,| Sec. 2. That for the purpose of thi* act an original package of intoxicating! liquor in bottles shall be a case contain ing not less than one dozen bottles and an original package of liquor not In bottles shall contain not less than fiver gallons. Provided, however, that an original package of liquor,- Imported' from any foreign nation, shall contain the quantity required by the laws im* ing to duties upon imports. Sec. 3. It shall not be lawful to sell within any state or territory any intoxl* eating liquor imported into such state or territory except in the original pack" age in which the same has been import* ed, and subject to the reasonable polio* regulations of such state or territory^ regulating the sale of such liquor as \ beverage. ; JOHNSON NICKES'U JOB. Nominated for United States Con^ sul at Barranquilla. Washington, Juiy 15.— the president to-day sent to the senate the following nominations: Treasurer, Charles T*; Stanton, of Connecticut, to be collector) of customs for the district of Stoning ton, Conn. State, Johnson Nickeus, of ,i North Dakota, to be consul of th* United States at Barranquilla. , DID' ONLY HIS DUTY. ! Admiral Belknap Details Hit * Action in Corea. Washington, July 15.— Rear Ad miral Belknap, commanding the naval forces on Asiatic station, has informed the navy department there is no truth, in the report that he took posy session of the ;. king's palace at Seoul during the recent trouble In Corea, and that all he did on the occav sion in question was to station troops in : the United States legation building for the protection of American subjects and property. 1 hey were subsequently withdrawn as the affairs resumed theif usual state. REDUCING RED TAPEISM. Proposition to Abolish Division Commands in the Army. Washington. July 15.— The presft dent and Secretary Proctor are seriously considering the proposition advocated by several prominent army officers tot the abolition of the present system ofi division commands and to have military affairs administered hereafter through department commands. It Is argued that the present system is cumber* some and expensive, and that it involves unnecessary display in the transmission and consideration of official papers. In case the change is made, a major gen-' eral will be placed in command of each of the two important departments, the Atlantic and the Pacific, and the inte-i rior departments will be commanded by brigadier generals, all of whom will report direct to Maj. Gen. Schofield, commanding the army. ARREST OF AN ASSASSIN. Mrs. Wright's Slayer Lodged in % Persian Jail. Washington, July 15.— The depart* ment of state is informed of the arrest of Minas, who assassinated the wife of Rev, John N. Wright, an American mis sionary in . Salmas, Persia, on May 14 . last. Minas was a teacher in the mission school, and had just been dismissed from his place for improper conduct. The arrest of Minas was mainly due to the efficient action of the British consul general at Tabrize, Col. C. E. Stewart, before whom he will be brought for trial. RAUM WANTS MORE HELP. ■ : ■ Big Money Appropriation to Pay for Clerk Hire. Washington, July 15.— The house spent the entire day in the discussion ol a bill appropriating $636,189 for an ad ditional force of 636 clerks In the p en* sion office. It was used as the text of a ; discussion on the extravagance of ap» propriations, the charges recently made against Commissioner Raum and the civil service question. The bill was f ftassed, and the house at 5:10 p. m. ad* ourned. . . , Wasted a Day in Talk. Washington, July 15.— The senate . passed the bill granting land to the ' state of Washington for a soldiers*, home. Almost the entire afternoon was : spent ; in the discussion .; of a pro* posed amendment to the sundry civil j appropriation bill,' increasing the appro* priation for irrigation surveys from' $200,000 to $600,000. Without voting on the amendmeut the senate at once ad« journed. ' Pension For Fremont's Widow. Washington, July 15.— A bill was In* troduced in the house to-day by Mr. Vandever, of California, granting a 1 gension of $3,000 a year to the widow ofi eneral John C. Fremont. ; Hot Springs' New Bank. Washington, July 15,— The follow : ing national bank was to-day author* ized to commence ' business ' The First National bank, of ;. Hot Springs, Soutlj Dakota; capital stock $50,000. Garfield's Old Teacher. Dead.. . DE9 Moines, la., July 15.— Prof. Nor* man Dunshee, of Drake university, died suddenly here this morning from heart disease. He was Garfield's Latin ; and i Greek teacher at Hiram college. ' !