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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A Disposition to Censure Capt.
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
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
He Is Wanted for Some Fun
ny Work Done in Min
Eau Claire Mill Men Demand
Shorter Hours and May
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
SKILES IS CINCHED.
A Jim the Penman Goes to Joliet
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
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
MERRIAM HAS A MONOPOLY.
Rural Republicans Stay in the
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
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
.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
' '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
His Pension Examiners and
Postmasters in Melan
Funereal Aspect With Which
the Third District Clans
The Significant Bolt Made by
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
ent at the Third
lican - congress
which will meet
at; the county
court house at
From present in
aided by the few
other federal offi
cial s scattered
through the dis
trict, . will have
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.
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
"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
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
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
What will his platform be? is another
tance which is
giving the dele
bill be in
dorsed, or will
nothing be said
on that subject?
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
The Monday's Issue of the Globe Is read
by several thousand people who do not read '
Sunday papers. It pays to read Monday*!
NO. 197. ;•
LIQUOR MEN AROUSED
They Protest Against the
Passage of the Original
Johnson Nickeus, of North Da;
kota, to Represent Uncle /
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 \
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
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 %
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«
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. '