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l^SlKf^^l Procures you aaythicj you desire through THE GLOBE'S WANTS VOL. XIII. 3UNGLING, SHOCKING I i"he Rose Hanging One of the Most Brutal in the Annals of Crime. When the Lever Is Pulled the Rotten Piece of Rope Is Snapped Asunder. the Dying* Man Is Again At tached to the Cora and Finally Dies. ftose Met His Fate Bravely, Protesting* His Innocence to the Last. Ipccial to the Globe. Redwood Falls, Oct. IC— The ex tremely tragic ending of tlie life of Will iam Rose, strangled to death in a bungling manner in a building no bet tor than a shambles at 5 o'clock this morning, is generally looked upon in Southwest Minnesota as a deliberate judicial murder. It was a horrible af fair throughout, the execution. An im perfectly tested rope broke, dropping the man, unconscious, to the floor. He was carried back to the scaffold, another rope adjusted about the neck, and then occurred a scene of chilling horror, of which the history of executions offers no parallel. Kose lay, full length, upon his back, his limbs pinioned, his face hidden by a silk cap of black. His legs twitched convulsively, and the bared neck showed a tremor as if breath •were making a mighty effort to force itself through the cruelly closed pas sages. No attempt was made to raise the body. The sheriff for a second time pulled the lever, and the body of the man slowly straightened out at the end of tne rope, almost without jar, as the trap fell. It was as if a beast had been knocked in the head and slowly drawn up for the knife. It was repulsively shocking. It was as cruel an exhibition as was ever offered upon the scatfold. • •• Brave to tlie Lust. »-•?-' And. to add to the strain uprw every spectator not of completely calloused heart, Kose met his fate not only bravely, but earnestly protesting his innocence to the ltrst. and charging the crime for which he gave his life to an other, lie spoke manfully; not a tre mor in his voice; his eyes looking squarely into those of the spectators below", "lie knew that death encom passed him, and he said "'good-by" in tones never to be forgotten. Then, as the rope was placed about his neck, he said, in tones of unutterable regret, as lie glanced up at the hempen strauds: Jg'This looks pretty tough." The black cap came down, and the tragedy was carried out in the midst of grotesque surroundings. The frame iniilding enclosing the scaffold was lighted with kerosene lamps, long wicked, and making everything look a sickly yellow. In front of the scaffold was a line of men, presumably fnvorites of the sheriff, and armed, for excuse, with old muskets resurrected from some vault. Other favorites of the sheriff were present, among them one being pointed out as H. G. Hayes, editor of the Sleepy Eye Herald. Of course this wasn't in violation of the law. as it was interpreted in Redwood. And that the majesty of justice might not be further violated, there was placed a cordon of burlesque comedians all about the jail. These men, mostly old residents of Red wood, were likewise armed with mus kets having bayonets about a yard long. It seemed the duty of these old-timers, armed with their brief authority, to keep legitimate newspaper men and strangers away, while those who were known were let past the line to put eager eyes to the many knot holes and cracks in the shambles, where they had nn excellent view of the mismanaged i hanging. John Whittet was the chief of *iiis battalion of l'-siree-Coiuedy Artists, lnd to newspaper men proved the mos— obnoxious. A number of drunken men were allowed to congregate on the west Side of the structure," and a big free fight was only prevented by the appear ance of Kose upon the scaffold. As it was. he must have plainly heard the profane wrangling as he mounted the twenty-two rude steps leading him to death. He stepped briskly up, unaided by touch of any hand, fie had slept nearly tour hours, and was called at 3:30 a. in. of as beaatiftl a fall morning as is ever known. The sky was clear of every trace of cloud. "The full moon liad swung down toward the western horizon to throw long shadows of every thing out of doors, while the light was almost that of day. Rose, as soon as up and dressed, asked for breakfast. It was slow in coming, and a second time he asked. There was still delay, and the man upon whose lace the shadow of death rested received with grateful smile the young Scotch divine, Rev. John Sincloir, who was present only on account of Hose's earnest request. "This is the happiest ni-rht," said Rose, "that 1 ever passed in my life. There was only one thing to mar my happiness— thoughts of my mother. If 1 only knew, if I could realize that my mother was reconciled. 1 would die the happiest man- upon earth." lor the first time during three long years of confinement the strong man broke down, and tears coursed over his cheeks as he spoke so tenderly and lov ingly of his aged mother. Then he re covered his ' composure, paced rest lessly up and down once or twice, and sat down to his breakfast, eating heart ily. Mr. Sinclair then read from the Scriptures and prayed with the con demned man. "Now the end is very near, Rose," said the clergyman, after a time, "and I want you to tell me in whom and what you trust." In Tuost decided and measured terms Rose said: "1 trust only in Him who died for me." Then he lighted a cigar and puffed ■vigorously for some five minutes. Then lie called to the sheriff outside: Says He In Ready. 'Ton can come in when you like, f tm ready." Mr. Sinclair asked if there was uo last request, no message. "The only request I have," said Rose, gravely and courteously, "is that you follow my corpse to the grave." The shinlf entered and produced the dread warrant of death. Rose said that it need not be read unless necessary. Assured that it was necessary under the law, he listened attentively to the read ing. Then he was told "that friends outside wished to see him. "I would like to see them all," he said, and three New UJm gentlemen were admitted. He shook hands with each, heartily, and told them that he Hied an innocent man. Then, without waiting fps the word, he crossed his i *^ r * s-^^-^^^_^- hands behind his back and turned them to the sheriff to be handcuffed. The noble bearing of the condemned murderer touched every heart. He seemed offering himself freely, as a sacrifice. Knowing the certain fate in store, he met it with heroic courage. If guilty, Rose's actions at the last were such as to place him among the most hardened criminals the world has known. If innocent, he went to bis death with the heroism of a martyr of old. And, whether innocent or guilty, he met his death like a noble man. Hose followed the sheriff across the narrow passage way, climbed the stairs, and placed hiinseir carefully upon the trap without word or sisn, or assistance from any one. His face showed no un usual pallor, yet, from long confine ment, it looked of macble white against the jet-black hair and mustache of the man. lie glanced at the little crowd of people below, looked earnestly into their eyes, and firmly, as if weighing every word— as it' he would bring home to every one his truth— as if he spoke in the very presence of (?od -Jie said: His L,-.tst Words. "Gentlemen, you realize that I stand on tnis platform to-night as a poor, un fortunate man, who in a few minutes must swins. I see a number of faces before me which I know, and souk; of you, centlemon, will surely live to see the day that I shall be declared inno cent. It is not by the strong arm of God that this is done,' but by the strong arm of the law. I must bow to it. Gentle men, I believe and 1 know that the man who killed Lufkin was Eli Slovcr. 1 re peat it, gentlemen, that Slover is the guilty man. Watch that old man Slover and see whether my words don't come true. "I thank you for being here and for the kindnesses I have received from you. Gentlemen, 1 bid you irood-by." "Sheriff, do your duty," he quietly remarked as the last words died away. The straps were adjusted, the black cap drawn. Mr. Sinclair had meant to offer an invocation, but before the first word was uttered the sheriff pulled the lever by his side. There was a jar which shook the entire structure, a snap, and the body of William Rose lay in a heap upon the floor, the noose tight about his neck, and three feet or more of the rope stretching along his side. Imperfectly tested, the rope had snapped in two. . The horror-stricken spectators s.tood absolutely without movement, as if carved of granite. Sheriff .Mead was the one to break the spell. "Get him up! cot him up!" he said in a hoarse whisper, heard only a few feet away. Deputy Olmsted, who had stood at the right of the prisoner, jumped down through tho trap. Another dep uty and Coroner Pease raised the body and carried it up the steps, where it was laid, full length, face upwards, upon the readjusted tfap. Not a word was spoken by any one. It was an appalling pan tomime as the second noose dangling above was pulled down and placed about the neck. Then the body slipped slowly downward and hung suspended. The heart beat for six and a halt' minutes and trace of it was felt for five minutes longer. At the end of twenty three minutes the body was cut down. When the cap was removed the face was seen as serene as if in sleep. There was profuse hemorrhage from the nos trils, .however. Frightfully disfigured as it was, the neck was not cut. As soon as the coroner viewed the remains they were taken in charge by Under taker Wardell. of Tracy, and enclosed in a burial casket, silver trimmed, with a plate bearing the inscription, "At Rest." The undertaker acted under the direction of Rose's mother, and at noon the body was taken to Tracy, where the funeral will be held to-mor row. :--^. v - "-r<\ < i ( DROVES OF CHINESE. '-, Why Not Corral Them for Thresh . ing Crews. ■■■ - St. Vincent, Oct. 16.— Within the past few weeks, on account of the strict enforcement of the .United States cus toms regulations in New York state, the tide of Chinese immigration is di verted to the northern frontier of Min nesota and North Dakota. Minnesota, between Lake Superior and the Red river, a distance of 400 miles, if guarded by only three customs officers, and North Dakota is not in much better plight, consequently the Celestials are coming on in droves in spite of the best efforts of the few officers on duty. Col lector Nelson, of the Dakota district, re ceived a telegram on Tuesday from Kil larney, Man., informing him that fifty two Chinese had just gone south to ward the international boundary line, a few miles distant, and Department Col lector C. J. Williams, of St. Vincent, re ceived intelligence that twenty-eignt others are on their way south towards St. Vincent. This is but the beginning of this undesirable immigration, but, with about 400 arrivals weekly at Van couver rrom China, a large increase will be added to our population unless act ive preventive measures are taken. ■ — , — . . — ■- . „ ■ WEST SUPERIOR. : The Woods Company Said to Be Considering 'a Bonus. fiH Special to the Globe. :':-.' West Superior, Oct. 10.— A rumor is current that the Central Superior De velopment company has offered the Walter A. Wood concern ?200.000 bonus to locate on its town site. The Walter A. Wood party, when in the city, were the guests of that company, and were taken to view the town site. There is great probability of some definite nego tiations between the parties. The Wal ter A. Wood party left yesterday morn ing for Minneapolis, after meeting rep resentatives of the Land and River Im provement company and the Consoli dated Land company, the two largest land companies of Superior. ■ ■ ' w; Will They Appropriate? Pikbbe, S. D., Oct. IG.-The people of South Dakota will vote on Nov. o on the question of an appropriation of $50,000 for world's fair purposes. The sentiment is rapidly changing in favor of an exhibit. The fanner legislature of last winter were generally in favor of a representation, but their ideas of the character of it were -not up to the standard required by the magnificence ot the state. Many were in favor of appropriating 810,000. Some wanted to vote for $2r>,000 and some would have voted for $40,000, but the pressure of outside lobbying for $50,000 was too strong for no sum less than $50,000 that between all parties and the members an adjournment sine die was had with out any appropriation. Vessels Moving Slowly. Special to the Globe. Saui.t Ste. Marie, Mich., Oct. 16.— The channel around the sunken steam er Peck was completed last night. Ves sels are passing, but very slowly. Most of the large craft are grounded, and caused great delay. The arrival of new vessels is about the same as passages, consequently there is not much decrease in the blockade. Fears are expressed that the banks of the channel may cave in, but government officials think they will hold. Only fourteen boats of the down fleet of eighty have passed De tour, and over eighty up-bound boats are here still to pass. All vessels have the assistance of a tug to pass. SAINT PAUL MINN., SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 17, 1891. BALFOUR HAS A FEAR. Certain Defeat in the Coming- Election Deters Him From Leading". He Is Anxious That Some One Else Should Assume Smith's Role. William O'Brien States His Position Toward the Dead Parnell. Gladstone's Blunder— A Close Alliance Between France ana Russia. London*, Oct. 15. — The Conservatives have been prematurely jubilant over having escaped the leadership of Mr. Goschen. Members of the Carlton club, after passing a pleasant day of excite ment over the supposed success of their epresentations made to Lord Salisbury, received with a shock of disappointment the statement from Balfour denying that he had been offered the leadership. Akers Douglas, Conservative whip, on being appealed to to explain the position, especially with a view to Mr. Goschen's announcement at Cambridge last nicht in conuattioii with Mr. Balfour and the leader ship, says Mr. Goschen spoke without authority from Lord Salis bury. His expressions must simply be taken as a personal ac knowledgment of Mr.Balfour's services. Mr. Douglas denies that the premier has yet definitely offered the vacant post to any member of the cabinet. lie would not say whether it had been offered to any one outside the cabinet, meaning the Marquis of llartington. The truth of the position, as known to the inner ollicial circle, is that Mr. Bal four warts the Marquis of Hartington to become the leader, with the reversion of the post to himself. He pleads excessive work in connection with the Irish local government bill, which he desires to pass during his tenure in office as chief secretary for Ireland. Fears Coining Defeat. Boliind Mr. Balfours ostensible rea sons for not takina: the lead of the party in the house of commons at the present juncture, he doubtless is 'influenced by a feeling of aversion to have his early period of leadership signalized by the coming decisive defeat of the party. No one having even casual contact with the government ministers can escape the conviction that forebodings of a grand disaster at the next general election fill their minds. Already they have accepted defeat as inevitable and talk of their personal ar rangements consequent upon it. Mr. Goschen knows and appreciates as well as any one that the government will soon collapse, and probably, like Mr. Balfour, does not care to lead the party into the valley of humiliation. Mr. Balfour would prefer the Marquis of liartington to take the place, both as the most pliant instrument of Mr. Gosehen, ready at any time to resign his functions, and certain before long to go to the house of lords on the death of his aged lather, the Duke of Devonshire. The indecision of the Marquis of Sal isbury, due to the extreme gravity of the internal situation, the dissensions among the Conservatives and Liberal- Uniouists on the eve of the election, hopelessly damage the position of the government at the present moment. Salisbury appears to have been driven back upon Harttngton, from wliom he has the specific pledge to as sume office if a condition of affairs arise imperiling the coalition. La'tn to-ni;rht the report prevailed in government offices that the Marquis of Hartington had iuduced the Marquis of Salisbury to make a definite offer to Mr. Goschen before calling him to take the burden of responsibilities he had hitherto shirked. O'BRIEN'S POSITION. The Irish Patriot Sets Himself Right Before the World. London, Oct. IG.— lt has been inti mated for some days past that William O'Brien, member of parliament for Northeast Cork, was preparing a state ment, or manifesto, in reply to the re cent Parnellite defiances which have been scattered right and left by the leaders of that party. Mr. O'Brien's statement is given to the public to-day. He writes: • "1 have waited since the funeral, hop ing that the late Mr. PSfneli's leading supporters, knowing my relations with Mr. Parnell at Boulogne, would have the manliness to disassociate themselves from the diabolical charges circulated broadcast by their special organ that Mr. Dillon and myself hounded their leader to death. Now are the councils of peace madly and finally cast to the winds; now have the foulest insinuations as to our treat ment ot Mr. Parnell become part of the machinery of the dissension-mongers without a word or repudiation or rebuke from the men who know the charges to be the foulest, most ungrateful and in iquitous ever leveled at an Irish nation alist. My countrymen will agree with me that 1 am absolved from all obliga tions of silence in regard to the confer ences at Boulogne. The unalterable basis of all communi cations with Mr. Parnell at Boulogne was. hrst and last, his retirement from the leadership. 1 broke off communica tion with him after the first interview until 1 was informed by his chief lieu tenant that he would entertain the pro posal. I invite^ ParnelFs repre sentatives to publish every docu ment concerning the Boulogne ne gotiations. We kept three objects always in view. First, that it is im possible that Mr. Parnell could continue as chairman of the parliamentary com mittee; second, to soften the memory of Mr. Parnell's fault by every possible Dalliative and evidence of good will that his devoted colleagues could sug guest; third, to avert the calamities which we keenly felt to be irreparable from any disruption of the forces. We are fully pursuaded that these objects would have been attained had the terms we suggested been loyally accepted, and Hie party would then have been reunited under the leader ship of Mr. McCarthy, leaving Mr. Par nell an honorable place in Irish public life. Mr. Parnell's four most influen tial lieutenants professed themselves to be as eager as ourselves to secure Mr. Parnell's withdrawal, either on these terms, or by reunion under the leader ship of Mr. Dillon. These same men are now silent, whilst their organ charges me with plotting to get rid of Mr. ParnelL Thej tliemselves pressed me to con sent to Mr. ParnelFs first proposition, which was that he should retire in favor of myself, and at the close of the nego tiations they repeated their conviction that it would have solved the difficulty had I consented. Mr. Parnell's own feelfaga as to my treatment cf him are explained in the following lette • w.itten to me on the day we uroKe on: negoti ations: Feb. 11, 1801— Dear O'Brien: I desire* to express to you how deeply I feel the kind ness and gentleness of spirit" shown to me by you throughout the negotiations. ; I have felt all along that I had no light to expect from anybody the constant anxiety to meet my views, the intense desire that nil proposals claiming your sanction should be as palat able as possible to me, which so distinguished your conduct in the communications whic&* • passed between us. I know that you have forgiven much roughness and asperity ou my part, and that you have made allowances for some • unreasonable conduct from me, which to anybody gifted with less uatlence and conciliation than yourself would have been most difficult. "I appreciate intensely the difficulties whiclPsurrounded you during these negotia tions, the constant daily anxiety .wnicu would have been overwhelming to anybody possessed of less courage and devotion than yourself. I fervently hope and believe that the prospects of Ireland are not so dark as you fear, and, after a little time, having passed through the clouds and darkness, we shall again stand on our former footing, when in happier days we were comrades in arms in behalf of a united Ireland. Dearest O'Brien, I am always yours. •'CUAIM.ES S. PAUNEI.L."' - Mr. O'Brien concludes: "Thus closed the Boulogne communications, with full recognition that we parted as honorable opponents." London, Oct. 10.— Timothy Harring ton, M. P. for Dublin, replying to the revelations of Mr. O'Brien," said that followers of Mr. Parnell never made the assertion that Mr. O'Brien was not sincere in his desire to secure a settle ment at the Boulogne conference. He denies that the negotiation were based on the absolute retirement of. Parnell, and adds that the sooner Mr. O'Brien publishes the text of the negotiations the more delighted the followers of Mr. Parnell will be. . FUEL. TO THK FLAMES. Both of the Irish Parties Are - Growing Bitter. Dt box, Oct. 10.— Pierce Mahoney, member of parliament for North Meat!., speaking at a meeting of the followers of Mr. Parnell to-day, was greeted as the new leader. He railed Dillon and O'Brien. A year ago he reverenced them next to Mr. Parnell; he now despised them from the bottom of his heart. Though the parly had lost tlie statesmanship of Parnell, the path he marked out was plain, and they would tread tiiat path. Defeats would not discouratre them. If they had not a sidgle seat in the house of com mons, they would still have a par ty in the country that would live in the hearts of the in dependent men of Ireland. By them and their spirit Ireland would be re deemed. Mahony is a mere figurehead. He is a poor speaker, and has no known gifts as a tactician. The section hr.s but three men of proved parliamentary ability— Redmond, Leary and John O'Connor. The first named has become the actual leader. The exaspera tions of the factions increases dally. Healy is specially marked out for detes tation. His utterance recorded during the K'lkenny contest about Parnell, "i will drive him into his -grave or a luna tic asylum," is recalled and largely made use of. GLADSTONE BLUNDERED. His Followers Aroused on the Subject of Efjypt. Loxdox, Oct. 10. — The comments of the official organs of the French and other European governments in Mr. Gladstone's announcing at Newcastle his intention to move an order for the evacuation of Egypt. awoke the liberal leaders to the prospective dangers arising from the declaration. Communications between Lord Rose be ry, Mr. Gladstone's la>t foreign secretary, and Earl Spencer.the coming foreign secretary, with other leaders, have resulted in* the semi-of ficial explanations, through the liberal papers, -.putting a gloss on Mr. Glad stone's words greatly at variance with the first general interpretation. Mr. "Gladstone did not mean that as soon as he attained power he would discontinue the occupation; he would simply look for some way for bringing to a close the present provisional regime. James Brice, M. I\, as th# next Liberal under foreign secretary, was put up yesterday at Aberdeen to declare that the Liberals would not scuttle out of Egypt any more than the Tories. England was under solemn and reiterated engagements to only withdraw her troops when this could be done with safety to the progress and prosperity of the country. Mr. Brief's pronunciamento, made within view of the responsibilities of office, shows that Mr. Gladstone has again been flounder ing into a blunder on the foreign policy, which his colleagues find it necessary to correct. A CLOSE ALL.IAXCE. Franco and Russia Will Be Bounden Allies. Paris. Oct. 16.— The government is sounding the temper of the deputies on the question of a formal treaty with 5 Russia, and that should the -sentiment be favorable, a draft of a written com pact, which lias already been made lor submission to the czar, will be mit in shape for that purpose. It is under stood that nearly every deputy, irre spective of party affiliations, favors a binding treaty with Russia. The frater nization between the two countries has been greatly stimulated by the success of the Russian loan under French direction. There is a rapidly growing intercourse, and the number of wealtby Russians in Paris is greater than lor many years past, while Russians engage with Frenchmen and Frenchmen with Russians in business enterprises. The objectof 11. de (Hers, the Russian foreign minister, in seeking the recent" interview with the king of Italy and* Marquis di Rudini, the Italian premier,* was to ascertain the nature of the triplet alliance before concluding a treaty with France. King Humbert assured 51. de Gi£rs that the triple alliance was based on a defensive and not on an o&'ensivet treaty. The Prohibition Stands. Paris, Oct. 16.— At a meeting of the cabinet the protest of the archbishop of Rheims and of the bishop of Angers against the government order prohibit ing bishops from leaving theirjdioceses without permission from the govern ment was discussed. The order com plained of was issued as a result of the recent disorders in the Pantheon at Rome. After carefully weighing both sides of the question, and giving the protests clue consideration, the cabinet decided that the order must be enforced, by all possible means. Shortening the Service. Berlin*, Oct IG.— The military au thorities have decided to extend the short service experiment. The two bat talions now quartered at Metz will be composed wholly of recruits. They will be taught all the exercises the fiftst year, the second being devoted to a repetition and extension on a moire thorough scale. This decision results from the necessity of the quicker train ins of recruits in order to keeu pace with the rapid growth of the French army. TALKED ECONOMICS. The Relations of Labor and Capital Touched by the Methodists. Religion Held to Be the One Thing" "Necessary for a - ? Solution. Methodist Unity Favored by the Council— Sentiment in England. Women's Associations Name the New Officers and Will Push Work. Washington, Oct. IG.— Rev. F. W. Bourne, president of the Bible Metho dist Church of England, occupied'the chair at the beginning of the ninth day's session of the ecumenical Methodist council. The subject of Methodist fed eration, which was adjourned from yes terday, was again taken up. Rev. Dr. Waller, of England, rising to a question of privilege, disclaimed any intention of reflecting in any way upon Dr. Stephenson in his remarks of yes terday. Dr. Buckley, of New York, said that the Americans present did not understand the English methods of rul ing, and the English delegates did not understand the force of the "point of order" in American leeislative prac tices. These misunderstandings might account for the friction in yesterday's proceedings. After remarks by various delegates on the resolutions and expressing regret that anything had occurred yesterday to mar the proceedings, the question was put on the adoption of the report and it was agreed to unanimously, amid applause. The business committee re ported the following resolution: The conference expresses its devout thank fulness to Almighty God that, through the growing infltienna of Christirtii opinion, the contagions diseases acts hare been abolished in the United Kingdom, but deeply regrets that such immoral legislation is still in force In various other parts of the world. The conference further declares its earnest hope that Christian sentiment will soon make such immoral legislation everywhere impossible; and further, the conference records its strong conviction that men of notoriously immoral, life should not be allowed to occupy places of public trust and authority. The resolution was adopted without debate. The committee also reported a resolution demanding the complete sup pression of tne opium trade in all parts of the world. It was adopted. Atkinson Snubbed. % ■■ t . Mr. Atkinson, M. P., rising to a per sonal explanation, said that he had spoken : in parliamentary terms yester day. He would not make any explana tion under duress ami when somebody held a pistol to his head. But now be would say that when he had yesterday talked about .Bible Christians ami Prim itive Methodists he had spoken as he had often before when lie presided over meetings of those bodies and cave of his substance to aid them n England. In that country he. should have felt de graded to have to explain that he had always gone hand .in "hand with all Methodist bodies ami had the highest re gard for all of them. : - One of the Primitive Methodists arose and expressed the grateful appreciation of the delegation to Dr. Steplienson for kindly words, but failed to notice. Mr. Atkinson's remarks, although the latter inquired if his words had not been kindly. The topic* of the morning session, ".•'Social Problems," was then taken up. lion. Alden Speare, president of the Boston chamber of commerce, read the essay on "The Church in Her Relation to Labor and Capital." - Mr. Spearesaid that the church, by the spiritual changes which it has wrought In the lives of millions of her membership, has elevated them from habits and condi tions that lead only to poverty and crime. In return for such priceless ; benefits, labor and capital should give their first and best efforts to the church for its extension and prosperity. i lii a country like our own, under a gov ernment of the people and by the peo tpie. the 'elective franchise "should not :be given to any foreigner till he can read and write the language of the i couutry ot his adoption and has been long enough a resident to . become con versant with the laws and customs of ! the land, be that time ten or twenty-one years. it seems the question of Hours of Labor is vastly more vitnl to the wage-earner thau to capital. For ten years the aver aze return to capital has not been 4 per cent. If further pressed the "goose that lays the golden egg" of constant and well-femunerated employment is killed, our manufactures must be closed and the laborer be left without employment. We are In accord with the proposition so generally accepted— that politics shall not be the subject of pulpit dis cussion. We are rather fully persuaded that pulpits should speak with ho un certain sound on ail subjects to the well being and happiness of the people. Rev. J. Berry, of Wellington, New Zealand, delivered an address on "The Moral Aspect of Labor Organizations and Strikes." He said the position of Methodism in the twentieth century will depend upon her attitude toward the labor movement in the last decade of the nineteenth. In considering- the morality of a strike there are two ques tions at least, which must be answered: i First, is the cause sufficient? Second, is the method justifiable? A strike is a social and economic war, but it is necessary for labor to organize and fight because capital organizes and fights ami is generally the stronger of the two. There can be no peace between employer and employed until the prin ciple of profit-sharing is recognized as the equitable settlement of the wage question and adopted wherever practic able. Let us make haste to wipe out the reproach that the Christian pulpit hardly touches upon the duty of the rich to the poor except by an occasional sermon on the duty of broad charity. We should have justice first. Until jus tice Is done there is no place for charity. I. R. Inch, LL. 1)., of Canada, spoke on the subject of "The Moral Aspects of Combinations of Capital." Mr. Inch said loss to individuals may come even from a beneficent combination, but the progress of the race must not be stayed because a few may be sacrificed to the general good. The power of combina tion legitimately acquired must also be legitimately exercised in accordance with equity towards employes and even toward competitors. The alarniing extent to which Tiie Tyranny of Trusts has been exercised in the United States and Canada has been only partially re vealed, and yet a system of spoliation lias been uncovered, in comparison with which the exactions of the feuda lists might hide their diminished heads. Jfttv. I)r. Worthington, of England, said that the wages among the laboring classes in America were not materially higher than in England, but their ex penses were much greater. Hon. .1. T. Tyler, of Ohio, said he had been a workman himself. lie had concluded that there was no adequate remedy on the face of the earth for the complaints of labor except the Christian religion and the abolition of the liquor traffic. Rev. Frank 13a!larct, of England, said that' Christianity had never been tried as a remedy for labor troubles. Rev. Peter Thompson, of London, in an essay upon the "Obligations of the Church in Relation to the Social Condi tion of the People.'' said there had bei'n culpable neglect and indifference on the part- of all churches, and the rapid chances of recent years involving the degradation and ruin of multitudes had not been watched and deait with as they shonld have been. He was comine to the conclusion that almost* the worst doom that could come in this life was the workhouse for men and women and pauper schools for children. Rev. D. H. Tribon, of Philadelphia, declared that he was a chaplain in the navy and an old-fashioned red-hot re pentor.you-be-damned Methodist. As a poor man and a working man, he ob jected against being \fut over to one side and having t lie rich look upon them as wild animals. The evening session was devoted to the subject of "Missions in Heathen and Christian Lands." ADVANCED WOMEN. Election of Officers at the Mich- Gkaxd R.vrins. Mich., Oct. 16.— At this morning's executive session of the national congress of the Association tor the Advancement of Women ofricers were elected as follows for the year IS'JI -92: President, Julia Ward Howe, Rhode Island; vice presidents, Edna D. Cheney, Massachusetts; E. Louise Demorest, New York; Martha H. Mowry, M. D., Rhode Isiand; Abbie M. Fulton, Maine; Caroline R. Wendell, New Hampshire; L. M. Smiley, Vermont; Charlotte E. Browne, New Jersey; Mary E. Cobb. Pennsyl vania; Elizabeth T. Graham, Maryland: Jean M. Lander, District of Columbia; Caroline M. Brown, Virginia; Elizabeth Wyde Botume. South Carolina; Anna C. Bowser, Kentucky; Rebecca N. Hazard, Missouri; Louise G. Hufford, Indiana; Rev. Augusta J. Chapin, Il linois; Lucinda If. Stone, Ph. I)., Michigan; Ida Stonewall letler, Min nesota; Mrs. Nancy Adsit. Wisconsin; Mrs. D. M. Cooley, Iowa; Clara Bewick Colby, Nebtaska; Jennie A. Freiseth, Utah; Ellen W. Mitchell, Colorado; Sophia D. Grubb, Kansas; Mary B. Moody, M. D., Connecticut; A'.mira B. Hamilton, Cauada; Ellen C. Sanrent, California: Secretary, Elizabeth Lord Tifft, Buffalo, N. V.; treasurer, Henrietta L. F. Wolcott, Dedham, Mass.; auditors, Sophia Curtiss Hoff mann, New York; Ella V. Mark, M. IX. Maryland; directors, Komella L. Clapp, New York; Ella V. Mark, M. D., Mary land; Frances Fisher Wood, New York; Mary F. Rogers, Kentucky; Ella C. Lap ham, New York; Mary A. Kipley, .Ne braska; Harriett A. Townsend. New York; Mary Wright Stewart, In diana; Mary P. Eastman, Massa chusetts; Elizabeth Boynlon Her bert, Illinois; Caroline A. Kennard, Massachusetts; Clara P. Bourland, Illinois; Kate Gannett Wells, Massa chusetts; Catherine A. F. Stebinus, Michigan; Susan Woodman, Hamp shire; Belle M. Perry, Michigan; Lina Barry Taylor, Connecticut; Mary N. Adams, Iowa; Rev. A. B. Blackwell, New Jersey; Nellie Reid Cady, Iowa; Charlotte L. Pierce, Pennsylvania; Amanda L. Aikens, Wisconsin; Mary E. Wing, Nebraska; Dr. Emily 11. Stone. Connecticut: lone F. Huni'.a, Colorado; The congress closed this evening with a symposium on the subject of "Man," who was handled without gloves by numerous speakers. The ex ecutive committee will meet in St. Paul Oct. 20, and decide on the t'me and place of the next annual meeting of the congress. PREPAIiKD FOR, WORK, Important Changes in the Asso- elation Constitution. Chicago, 111., Oct. 16.— This was the fourth day of the biennial conference of the International Women's Christian association, ll was passed in secret session. The forenoon was taken up in the discussion and formation of a new constitution, which now gives the "Association a strong cen tral organization, with power to transact business. Heretofore each local association has existed inde pendently, the conference electing no permanent otiicers, simply appoint ing an international committee which has power only to make arrangements for the ensuing conference. It could not raise funds nor prosecute any active aggressive work. The new constitution provides for an executive committee ejected by ballots, and all other officers. This committee will meet at the call of the president and will have power to push the work of organization. The new officers elected are President. Mrs. C. K. Springer; St. Louis; vice president at huge, Mrs. C. X. Judson, Broklyn; recording sec retary, Mrs. Fannie Cassidy Duncan. Louisville; assistant secretary, Mrs. William Simpkin, Richmond, Vs. ; treas urer, Mrs. John J. Underwood, Lincoln. Neb. In response to an invitation of Miss Frances Wiilard, t'»e conference elected as fraternal delegates to the World's W. C. T. U., which meets in Boston in IS'J3, Mrs. S. C. Elliott, of Lincoln, Neb., and Miss C. V. Drink water, of Boston. The next conference will be held in Buffalo. UNION NOT IiIRELY. English Sentiment Opposed to London', Oct. IC— The feeling of the Washington ecumenical congress to wards a union cf churches has not the entire sympathy of Methodists here. The proposed conferences for bringing about a union of the Methodist bodies of England and America will not be opposed, but the opin ions of a number of members of the London Wesleyan council are doubtful on the early probability of organic union. Toward the approaches of the Non conformist council for closer relation the Wesleyan council, in ses sion this week, gave an absolute re fusal. The Nun-conforinistflcouncil sent to the body a letter urging joint action on leading social questions. The Wes leyan committee, however, declined the invitation. Lutheran Council. Buffalo, Oct. 16.— The general coun cil of the Lutheran chuteji .to-day.de cided to issue a supplement book to the old church book. The application of the English Lutheran synod of the Northwest for admission into the gen eral council was postponed until the president of the Augustana synod gives his opinion. ■Lieo May lieave Romo. Rome, Oct. 16.— The pope in a note to the powers says that recent Pantheon disorders were of importance and insists it is impossible for both the Italian gov ernment and the "papacy to remain in Rome. IOWA'S TIDAL WAVE, Its Name Is Boies, and It Is Sweeping Things in the Hawkeye State. Why the Once Rock-Ribbed Republican State Will Elect Boies. Ex-Chief Justice Day Writes a Letter on the Prohi bition Law. It Will Be Worth Thousands of Votes to the Dem ocrats. Special to the Globe. Dubuqctk. 10., Oct. 16.— Never in all its history has the trreat state of lowa been stirred from center to circumfer ence, politically speaking, so thoroughly as It is daring the present campaign. The great commonwealth which gyve (Jai -field 80.000 majority has become fight ing ground, with a Democratic governor now occupying th 3 chair. The proud Republican majority, which was cons idered Impregnable, has dwindled down to almost if not quite a minority. By dint of hard work, the state ticket was saved to the g. o. p. last fall by pluralities of a little over 1,000. It was a most complete revolution— not for a single day, but for years. Its effect became visible when William Larrabee was last elected governor in ISB7. He was a minority governor by nearly 4,000. In reality, however, the" revolution d^tes back to the campaign of 1833, when the Republicans elected a majority of only two in the lower house of the legisla ture. It was only by a bare-faced sys tem of gerrymandering congressional and legislative districts that the Repub licans retained control of the state, and the political map of lowa stands to day as o moujiment to their desperation. t'omioi- table majorities. Last fall the Democratic majority on congressmen was over 9,000. This, too, when purely national issues were in controversy. With these same national issues incidental and added to the ab sorbing local question of prohibition it is as certain to tollow as night follows day that the Democratic majority next month will be doubled if not trebled. Two years ago Hon. Horace Boies was elected governor on the Democratic ticket. He has proven the best executive lowa ever had. With a record as clean as falling snow, his course in the guber natorial chair has challenged the ad miration ,of the entire state, and even Republicans are forced to admit his most excellent administration. The radicals themselves admit it, when they forsake an fittack upon his official acts, and confine tlieir tirade against his Slew York speech, in which he demonstrated, from figures furnished largely by Re publicans themselves, that farming 13 carried on at a loss. It is but a few years since the Dcs Moines Register, the leading .Republican daily of the stale, advised lowa farmers to burn their corn, because it was more valuable as fuel than to be placed on the market; at current prices. In their attack upon the governor the Repub licans found they had made an over whelming blunder. Business men re fused to forsake him for telling the truth, and the fanners, on whom it was hoped the tirade would have the great est effect, rallied to the Boies standard, loudly proclaiming him their leader who had the manhood to stand before the nation and eloquently plead their cause. The Democratic committee sent the governor's speech Broud<ii.».t Over the State, and its influence was exactly opposite to that expected by the Republicans. Seeing their error in attacking nis New York speech, the party organs have en tirely forsaken the fight, and are now concentrating their efforts on holding their followers under the party yoke through fear. The terrible cry of "Michigandlzing lowa I ' has been raised, and the Republican uosses assert that if the Democrats capture the state they will pass a law wheieby each congres sional district will choose its own presi dential elector, thus uiving the Demo cratic candidate a majority of lowa's electoral vote. They have set up still another cry. The legislature, which meets next winter, redistricts the state for congressional and legislative purposes. Republican leaders claim to see danger that the Democrats, it suc cessful,"will gerrymander the state so completely that Republican success will be absolutely impossible in the future. A few who love party better than prin ciple were being held in the traces on this cry, when (Joy. Uoies effectually exploded their fear by announcing that he would never, if re-elected governor, sanction a redistricting bill which (iocs injustice to any portion of the state. He would never indorse such a district as the Third, Henderson's "Jloukey Wrcuch" District, which is but one county in width and extends 200 miles, over halt' way across the state. The Republicans have eiven sufficient provocation for the Demo crats to* do likewise, if placed in power, and that is what they fear; but the standard-bearer declares, in unmistak able language, that his party must be just to the people. He is openly pledged to this, and his pledges will be re deemed. is a great difference be tween the two candidates seeking the suffrages of the people. From the day he was nominated until this, Hiram C. VVheeler, tne Republican candidate, has given no expression to his views upon any question. He lias never written a letter ot acceptance, and the people of lowa are to-day in ignorance whether he conscientiously stands on the Re publican platform or not. He has not made a speech. His plan of cam paign has been to ride around the state shaking hands and exhibiting himself at county fairs. When in Dubuque and other large cities of the state, reporters on the daily press attempted to gain from him an interview, but without success. He steajtfa^tly re fused to talk politics. Jn striking con trast to Wheeler's campaign is that of (iov. Boies. He not only wrote a manly letter of acceptance, but he is also ex pressing himself unequivocally on the great questions now agitating the minds of the lowa voters. He Does Not Dodze a single point or evade a single issue. The people of lowa know him not only by his unequalled record in the guber natorial chair, but also by liis expressed opinions ou what local government should be. if his party is placed in power. Never did a* Democrat in the state wage such a mighty and success ful warfare before. Heison a triumph sl inarch across the state. Visiting every section he is received everywhere with enthusiasm, and Independent Re publicans are daily flocking to his stand ard. He is delivering from four to six speeches each week, ami their influence is being felt. #i% A WORD IMMIJ Keeps yon before the N public through THE GLOBE! NO. 200. THE NEWS BULLETIk "Weather Colder, showers. The Ross hanging was shocking* Chinese flocking over border. lowa is looking Democratic Pennsylvania miners strike. Henry Villard delivers an address Heavy hail storm up North- Great tower to be built in Chicago^ Gladstone said to have blundered^ Mille Lacs refuse to move- . Wine rooms are roastedi Blame writes a letter. Wyoming lands ceded. Dun reports trade improving. France and Kussia getting together* Five people suffocated in London. Big Forgeries at Milwaukee. Tecumseh, Neb., Bank Closes. Fatal Wreck on the Panhandle. Broker Evans Kills Himself, Boston. Terrible Case of Depravity in Ohio. RUN OP THE MARKETS. The tone of the market in Chicago was changed yesterday. Buyers of Thursday were eager to sell at tho opening, and offer ings exceeded the demand. October wheat opened at OG^sc, December at Wtfic. May at 51.048 i; and the close was at OtHic, CSUc-and 51.04% respectively. October corn closed at 52% c. November at 4Sc, May at 42c. Oats closed at 27%0 October, 27%0 November and 30tsc May. ; Tho New York stock market was stronger, and material gains were the rule all along the list, with the close quiet, but firm, *at the best prices for the day. While Gov. Boies shines forth as an able exponent of Democratic principles, he shines equally, if not superior, fn putting his antagonists to rout. Early in the campaign, Senator Allison es sayed to call in question the governor's statements and received such veritable annihilation from his excellency that ho has forsaken the lowa stump and gone down into Ohio to gather inspiration at the feet of Bill Mclvinloy. Secretary of State McFarland went after the gov ernor, and since the latter replied, Mc- Farland has not dfired to Show his head. 1 The upper lowa conference of the .M. E. church, recently in session at Daven port, passed resolutions strongly Condemning IIIh CoarM as governor in pardons alleged to have been granted violators of the prohib itory law. Rev. Dr. J. 11. Rhea, vi Marsbantown, was a member of the contcrence and helped frame the de nunciatory resolutions. When the gov ernor spoke at Marshalltown he took occasion to refer to one commutation ho had granted, In which the nan:e of Revv Dr. Khea appeared as one of the hun dreds of petitioners. The preacher was 1 overthrown. He is now out In a card through the public press showing that he signed the petition lor executive clemency because the subject deserved it. He had long before forsaken the saloon business, and the preacher was con vinced he desired to follow more honor able pursuits. In vindicating himself, Rev. J)r. Khea unwittingly defends the governor in the very acts for which lie.' aided to condemn him at the conference session. Thus it is that Gov. Boles lias silenced his viilitiers. lie weakens not 1 when approaching the contest, and has given the Republicans the greatest sur prise party of their lives in a common- J wealth where only a few years ago it! was worth a man's life to hold up his head and declare himself a Democrat. The tidal wave is on.- Gov. Boies' i strength has increased wonderfully in the past two weegs, until at the present time the Kepub'lican candidates are completely unhorsed, ami in wilder des» Deration than was King Richard 111. EX-CHIEF DAY DESERTS. The Old Justice Out of the Repnb* Sioux City, 10., Oct. 10. -The other night it was telegraphed from Dcs Moines that the Democrats had a little surprise in store for their Republican opponents in the form of a notable- de fection from the Republican ranks. It, was said that when the name of the gentleman who had concluded to work and vote for the election of Boies and a Democratic legislature Was made pub lic, it would create something of a sen sation. The letter which this gentle man has written, and which was given to the lowa press to-dny, is addressed to Mr. Park, Democratic candidate for the leg islature from Polk county (Dcs Monies), and is signed by* James (« Day, ex-chief justice of lowa, a life-long Republican, and one of the most distinguished men of the state. That letter is a master piece in the way' of arraignment of,,pro hibition. It la very long, for so vital a topic cannot be dismissed in a word. Judge Day reviews the history of the Republican party in lowa, its loyalty to the union, its unswerving fealty to the principles which once made that party great in national affairs, and its general influence in the direction of human progress, but he declares that in lowa the party has sadly departed from its mooring--. For the past few years it has been sroverned by principles not in accord with the best and broadest thought, and its usefulness as an in tellectual Hiid moral factor In this state at least seems to be at an end. The judge says he speaks more par ticularly with reference to the. doctrine of prohibition, which at first was thought to be a wise experiment, bat which he has become convinced is a failure in all its phases. He believes that the doc trine has not been and cannot be en forced In an intelligent and liberty-lov ing community, it has utterly failed In lowa. It has led to willful violation of law that cannot be checked or punished in the present condition of public senti ment. It has impeded the progress anil advancement of the state; it has re tarded her growth and development, as is shown by official statistics; it has pro moted vice in low quarters, has brought into being a contemptible class of in formers and b!ackmailers,and its opera tion, at least, has lowered the tune of the whole community. It has necessitated increased taxation to pay the cost of espionage; it has de prived the state and municipalities of a reasonable source of revenue for cur rent expenses, enjoyed by other states; if has paralyzed certain industries which in their states are fruitful sources of taxable income, thus increasing by so much the burden of the fanner and wage earner of lowa, and, in fact, says Judge Day, "its whole material and physical influence has been bad and a most regretable detriment to the state of lowa. It gives me pleasure to say that I will cast my vote in a way the most likely to secure a repeal of the present unwise law." This declaration, coming just after the Republican "corn •and tariff" demonstration at Dcs Moines yesterday, will create a breeze. It shows that ex-Chief -Justice Day does' not regard the present corn crop "or the ElfeKinley tariff as the vital issues in lowa, and that he proposes to base i own action 011 broader aud more reason able grounds.