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Fair: cooler; north winds, be coming: variable. ADVERTISERS Who fifot their copy in early secure the best positions. VOL. XIV. SMELLED TO HEAVEN. Republican Primaries With out Equal in Ramsey County History. Jries of Corruption and Fraud in the Mouths of Every body. Ths Legislative Fight Genera! and the County Ticket in Doubt. A Notable Event Was the Tri umph of Horton in the Seventh. liEGISLATIVE TICKET. First Ward CH A KLF.S WALBLOM Second Ward P. H.DAYTON Third Ward G. M. ORR Fourth Ward HENRY JOHNS Fifth Ward WALTER BOCK Sixth Ward F. C. TALBOYS Seventh Ward HILER 11. HORTON Eighth Ward A. F. QAUGEIi SinthWard KARL SIMMON 10th, 11th uud Country D. M. SULLIVAN It must be with a great qualm of con science—if they have any — that Repub licans of Ramsey county will prate here after of purity of their caucuses. The work of last evening forever put an end to that. There have been many curious and corrupt caucuses, but the Repub lican primaries of last evening put to the blush all previous records. Why, even the immaculate Seventh, than which snow itself has not been purer: where dwells all the holiness of the party of high morals and tariff; where the truly good go to the polls in dress suits and casjt their ballots with lav ender kid gloves: yea, even in the Sev enth ward, which is only a little lower than the angels, did skulduggery and corruption walk abroad in noonday. All over the city, where there was a contest of any character, anybody and everybody voted, without regard to race, color or previous condition of party servitude. It was open, corrupt and no torious. There were legislative con tests in nearly every ward and wher ever a contest raised its untoward head there the multiple voter appeared. Howls from the slaughtered aspirants filled the air until late at night and will be repeated at the convention tomor ro iv. There is a howl from the First, from the Sixth, the Ninth and from the country; and the greatest of these is from the country. 1). M. Sullivan, the ex-alderman from the Eleventh ward, got the nomination from W. W. Clark, but how did he get it? Those who op posed him say he and Inspector Clausen voted all the men at the Trans fer, many of whom came from Minne apolis, and that Clark was not given a square shake. From the Third conies a wild and forlorn howl over the way in which the veteran Doc Murphy "was "snowed under with dirt." But the great fight was in the Sev enth, where the young and aggressive Hiler Horton handsomely laid out the pet candidate of the Pioneer Press, Capt. Hackett, and in the same sweep the club ticket for the county conven tion utterly obliterated the "so-called Pioneer Press ticket. The result was a revolt against the methods employed to coerce the nomination of Capt. Hackett, and ihe young men of the ward rallied to the rescue of Horton and triumph antly swept him through. There was Wild excitement at every polling place, and though the essay of Hackett on American tin was freely distributed, it was offset by the following circular, which was peppered about the ward thicker than leaves in the valley of the Valianibrosa: DenrSir: Your attention is respectfully called to the gross misstatementa which the supporters of Capt. Uackettare making con cerning Hiler J!. Horton. candidate for the legislature from the Seventh ward, and Hie unmanly and unfair methods employed by them in the interest of their candidate. ?ilf. Horton was the first candidate in the field— a fact well known to Capt. llackcit's mana ger*—he is ii man oi exceptional ability and untarnished reputation, and the slanderous 1 iiinl despicable statements uhich have been circulated about him should be rebuked at the primary meetings by every true citizen mid right-minded man who desires fair piav and the best interests of the city. Mr. Hor ton's friends have made an honorable ram piiiini in every respect. ami not resorted to false and libellous statements; they have ik>i at tempted t'j muzzle the popular will by get ting Dp a combination of one cia.^s of nien to the exclusion of all others— by parading be fore the public a petition purporting to have been signed by more than a hundred meu, when it van be proved that more than one fourth of the alleged signers never saw it! Mr. Horton's supporters believe that the proper place to decide upon a candidate for the legislature is at the plate a). pointed for that purpose— the primary meeting— and they believe that the best interests of the city would be subserved by the election of Mr". Morton, and your rapport of his candidacy is earnestly solicited. Committee. All of this counted, and Horton was the signal victor. The fieht over the county ticket was »o badly mixed up that the wisest friends of the candidates themselves tan tell but little ot the result. It is probable that Freanty has the nomina tion for slit rill. Webber for register of needs and Keller for auditor. This is strenuously denied by the friends of Gen. Flower, who carried the Seventh ward and several others. Bell also claims he has a finch on the nomina tion for register of deeds, and Bourne thinks iie has the inside track for aud itor* The country delegations are lack ins and are sufficiently strong to hold the balance of power in many cases. There may be several contests and these result in changing enough dele pates to upset all calculations. There Is no lack of grounds on which to have r contest, for the primaries were "'rot ten" to a degree. First Ward. The contest in the First ward showed that all was not smooth sailing for .lan sen, even among the Scandinavian Re publicans. A plan was laid for the de feat of Jansen in the convention, and although it did not work, it had the Bupport of a tiood many Scandinavians. A ticket was put in the field with the name of (i. P. Bitt thereon for county auditor. Ritt is a resident of the First ward, Janseu's ward. Could Uitt cany bis delegates through it would mean the defeat of Jansen for the nomination for treasurer; for the nomination for auditor would be settled hist, and when the nomination foil treasurer came up the convention vould nut be very likely to give that *^3£^P;^^2^§^ V** position also to the First ward. The Janseu crowd saw the scheme at the start, anil began Bghtiag the RUt ticket. Although the Kilt ticket bore also the name of Jansen for treasurer, it secured 330 votes to 521 for the straight ticket. The contest was a warm one, and left Some bad blood between Jansen and a lot of Scandinavians who fought for the Uitt ticket. The successful ticket, and the one which means Matt Jansen alone from the Second ward, is composed of the following delegates: John c'opeland, Fred M. Lloyd. Christ Brandt. John Bloomquist, A. Lindnhl, O.scar Johnson, John Johnson, George C. Steven. 1 -. John E. Kjeliberir. .1. M. Bolirer, I. K. Pat nqde, John Hainruertrren, James Smith. John Miller. John Dahlstrom. 11. C. HuebnecC. EL Blo<lj;ett, B. Cullender, Oscar Hohnsirom, A. K. Tiesbert'. The Ritt ticket wasTieaded by the name of C. 13. Brunson, who was tim prime mover in the scheme. The vote at the polling place on Lafayette ave nue stood 144 for the Kitt ticket to 54 for the straight ticket. At the corner of Case and Burr streets the vote was oU'J for the straight ticket to 130 for the Ritt There was also a cross fight on the legislative ticket. Wallblotn was the favorite candidate, and was opposed by Scott McDonald. Then there was a light as to who should oe the delegates for Wallblom. The winning ticket was: C. B. Brunson, John Copeland, John Blom. John Blcmquist, Charles Mobery, Christ Brandt, Louis Jonnson, J. H.Wolters torff. Jaiuefc Smith, Kmanuel Johnson, Oscar Johnson. John IlaminerKreu, George C. Stevens, H. C. liuebner, \V. 11. Dieter, T. Miller, A. Weyand, C. 11. Blodgett, John E. Kjellbeig, A. Eitt On Lafayette avenue, the Wallblom delegates received 173 votes to 20 for the McDonald; at Burr and Case, the Wall blom men received 10!) votes to 9 for the McDonald; and at Payne avenue and York street, the Wallblom men received 381 votes to 44 for Scott McDonald. The county delegation goes wholly nniustructed, and with only the de termination to vote for the nomination of Jansen for treasurer. So far as could be learned J. D. Markham is favored to some extent for county attorney, and Keller for county auditor. Bell, for register of deeds, can not carry the whole delegation. For sheriff Freaney will likely be most favored, though Chapel has some friends among them. Leon Chamberlfn is somewhat favored for county attorney. Second Ward. There was practically but one county ticket in the Second ward, and it was rather lost sight of on account of the three-cornered light for the legislative nomination between Frank H. Dayton, W. L. Ames, and A. J. Hoban. Nearly 1.000 votes were cast, out of which Day ton received 4"4. He had a majority of the votes cast in every district in the ward except the Fourth, where lie received but 12, Ames polling 105. Ames was last choice in the First and Second districts, but received more votes in the Third and Fourth than Hoban. In the First district the county ticket was put through without opposition, 210 votes being cast. For the legislative tickets in this district there were 2«JG votes cast. Jn the Second ward the county ticket received 225 votes.' and the legislative ticket a like number, of which Dayton got almost half. In the Third Dayton easily had the call, and the only interest centered in the introduction of a number of Keller delegation tickets, which were supposed to have been withdrawn. The count showed, however, that there were only 58 of them, while the regular ticket re ceived 166 votes. Dayton received in this district 191 votes out of a total of oil. The Fourth proved to be almost solid for Amos, and he got all but 10 votes out of 121, but he fell so badly behind in the other districts that this helped him but little. But 27 votes were cast for the delegates ticket, ana out of this number the Keller ticket, headed by Chris Meyer, received 15. Tiie sentiment in the Sec ond ward seems to favor Keller for aud itor, and it is understood that after in sisting on Zollman tor county attorney the delegation will go in for Keller. The delegates are said to favor Mat Jensen for county treasurer, while Har ris is their man for sheriff. This is part of the arrangement by which Keller withdrew the ticket said to be made up of delegates for himself and worked for the ticket made up of a compromise delegation, which went through almost without opposition. Judge Cornish is the only man named for the district court judgeahip. County — C. E. Metz, Niok Flynn, James Beubury. M. F. Cates, J. S. Vaudiver, A W Gillett. If. J. Conroy, Matt Biever, William Biisnniiinii, Steve Hall, William Jannke, Will iam Kyan, John T. Haglnnd. Steve McDou ouuh, Petei Monson, P. L. Dawsou. Legislature— Charles Passavaut, P. L. Daw soii. Henry Paulus, Charles Metz. Charles Joubert, N. Flynn, William Jahnke. J. 11. Bedbury, William Silcox, Cbarles Knudson, M. F. Gates. Charles Timme, P. Monson, 4. W. Gillett, M. Beaver, J. T. ila^iund. Third Ward. There were two tickets in the Third ward, and the primary election was one of the liveliest evor witnessed there. Until a late hour it was generally be lieved that there would be only one county ticket in the field, but when the polls were opened a Warren ticket ap peared. It was a surprise for the men supporting the regular ticket, but the latter redoubled their efforts and de feated the Warren ticket by a large majority, the vote being 298 to 132. Among those who head the successful tick are Terrance Kenney, 11. L. Will iams and Samuel Lowenstein. The delegation is uniustructed, the ticket being largely a compromise one. Mr. Freaney will receive a good sup port, and others of the delegates will vote for Harris. The entire delegation Will support Samuel Morrison for pro bate judge. Grier M. Orr*a legislative delegation was elected over the delegate ticket of Dr. J. U. Murphy by a vote of 240 to 231. County— Terrance Kenney, H. L. Williams, Charies <;. Johnson, S. Loweiiiiein, Fr Brandhorst N. SandelL J. C. Reich hard. E. P. Wade, Henry lioyce, J. H. Scliulze, Theo Wiekersneim. J. W Fisher, Andrew Holm, H. S. Ihius. Legislative— ll. L. Williams, "W P Jcw ett. W. F. Ilullseik, J. 11. ochnlze. J. W. Fisher, S. LowenEtein, K. P. Wade, H S Haas. Fritz Benning. Fred 11. Brandliorst] George Peterson. J. C. Reicuardt, Joseph Hermann, John Larson. Fourth Ward. It had been the prediction that a great fight would grow out of this ward, and Henry Johns, for the legislature, wouid have a particularly hard row to hoe. But nothing of the kind occurred. The effort to run Sheriff Bean against Johns failed, the former voting a Johns ticket like a little man, remarking in a loud voice that "Johns was good enough for him." On tiie county ticket. Chapel for sheriff had everything his own way, and no preference for any other ofiice was indicated. The following tickets were unanimously elected: County Ticket— Charies L. Horst, Charles P. Coleujan, N. Bornstrom, Henry Johns, Sherwood Hough, (Jeorge Schiller, B. D. Libbey, Charles . A. Hose, Frank Kattell, Richard Fan 1 , E. L. Larpc-nteur, S. G. Iver son, Owen Mulmew, ».'. C. Bergh, Patrick Duller, Emll Schrocder, Joseph Uahu, J. F. Georgj, Eugene Gibberton, David Imorie. Legislative Ticket— Charles Chapel. Patrick Butler. Charles H. Cok-wun, Charles ; L. Uorst, Owen Muigrew, Joseph Seliroll, S. A. Ander son, J. F. George. L. D. Barnard, O. S. Swartz, K. L. Johns, W. L. Pierce, J. B. Green, C. C. Berg, George Schiller, Joseph SAINT PAUL, MINN., FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 7, 1892. Ilnhn, E. I). Libby, Emil Schroeder, Henr. Reichow, David Imbrie. Fight in the Fifth. At the First precinct in the Fifth ward there was a close contest on the legis lative delegation, but none on the county ticket. The vote for the legisla tive delegation was: Walter Bock, 07: Fred Kichter, 01: BernhardZimmerman, 47, and John J. Ward. 3. At the Second precinct Bock received 105. Kichter 25, and Zimmerman 173. Totals: Beck 232, Zimmerman 220, Rich ter 86, and Ward scattering votes. This gives Bock a plurality of 12. The delegation to the county convention is* made up as follows: E. A. Jnggard, P. Barta, Walter Ife, T. D. Cardigan, li. Maudher. Frank Machovec, E. E. McClnre, M. J. Dalv, John Ames, Will iam Ball, C. li. Mcßride, Robert Seng, J. W. Maloney, A. Tomasek. The Bock delegation, which was suc cessful, is as follows: John Ames. Frank J. Brines. Josinh Fair child, John F. Hruggcmann, Joseph Pioha. John H. Everett. Samuel C. Horton. Michael J. Maioney. \\ niter C. Fischer. Edward E. McClure, William C. Ball, John P. Pesek, Edward R. Johnson, Gustave C. Schultz. The Zimmerman delegation is made up of: C. J. Thompson, S. 11. Reeves. 11. M. Met calf, Frank Bnrta. Henry Orme, William Noonau, Robert 11. Seug, j'ohii W. Maloney, John Ames. I). C. Murray, J. F. Degtieu dorlf, A. Hiirnisch, James Kluzak, G. A. Schumacher, A. P. Moss. The Kichter delegation is composed of: Thomas F. York, Walter C. Fischer, Ed ward E. McClure, William C. Ball, Gustave C Shultz, George Mcisel, Edward 11. John son, Charles Mathias, Joseph Picha, William Nordruann, Charles T. Cardigan, Charles 11. Parker, Frank C. Pieha, Roman F. Moznets. The Ward ticket was withdrawn, ow ing to a mistake in printing it on white paper instead of red. This mistake, whether intentional or not. was certain ly the cause of Barney Zimmerman's defeat. Sixth Ward. "I want to vote," said a strapping big fellow to the judges of the Sixth ward Kepubiican primary last evening. The judges had no objections and were about to receive the vote when Dr. Lewis, who noticed that the man came into the room with ex-Register of Deeds M. J. Bell, who is a candidate for his old oliice, stepped forward and said: » "I challenge that vote." The man was sworn to tell the truth in the usual impressive manner, by George Doran, who wound up by asking the man his politics. ••I am a Democrat," was the answer. "What's that," asked the judges. "I am a Democrat," repeated the voter. "No, you are not," spoke uo M. J. Bell at this point. "You are a Kepub iican." "Yes, 1 am a. Republican, that is it," said the man. And then the judges allowed this man to cast a good, solid, straight Bell ballot. The fight in the Sixth ward was on the delegates to the county convention, the legislative nomination going to F. C. Talboys without opposition. The con test between Messrs. W. B. Bourne and M. J. Bell for the county dele gates was warm, the Sixth ward Republican club supporting Mr Bourne, while pretty nearly every one else was for M. ,J. Bell. The total vote was 444, of which Bell received 312, Mr. Bourne 122, and there were ten scatter ing votes. The nominee for the legislature. F. C. Tallboys will goon the ticicet unpledged as to the United States senatorship. 0. A. Severance spent a good part of yes terday trying to get a pledge out of Mr. Tallboys that, if elected, he will vote for Senator Davis, but this the Sixth warder declined to do. The successful tickets follow: County— Eugene Villaume, George C. Knis pel, Henry A. llorman, J. M. Hawthorne, A. (*. Wedge, W. Pennington, M. N. Goss. George B. Talman, George Lorsch, E. M . Bryant. A Tolsiooog, F A. Leyde, Edward W. Scott, John Christensou. Legislative— Frederick A. Johnson. George F. Clifford. Charles W. Douglas. Charles T. Dunn. Hurry Franklin, Oscar P.Williams, George J. Exley, Hans Madsou, William .T. Waiters, William G. Denney, A. T. Hall, Will iam Thome, Morgan S. Gray. George Lorsch. The defeated, or Brown ticket follows: L. T. Chamberlain, O. B. Lewis, Paul Q.uubl, Charles S. schnrman. Eugene Villaume, M. K. Williams, Nels J. Ness, Charles Bronson, E. K. Bryant. George F. Dix, C. K. Woods. I. L>. Godfrey, \V. Penniiigtou, O. H. J. Briggs. Seventh Ward. The contest in the Seventh ward was warm over the delegates to both the legislative and to the county conven tion. Two complete sets of delegates were in the field for the legislative con vention, and were voted for at each of the polling places. For the county con vention the two tickets had five mines the same on each, the remaining nine being different. One was known as the "club" ticker from the fact of it being the one adopted by the Seventh Ward Kepubiican club. 'I he total vote resulted in the election of the Ililer 11. Horion ticket for dele gates to the county convention, it re ceiving 585 votes, while the C. W.Hack ett ticket received 525 votes. This is ex clusive of the dozen "bogus" and split tickets. By voting precincts the tickets received: At 809 Selby avenue, Ilorton 209, Hackott 141; at 48ti Selby avenue. Horton ITS. Hackett 147: Selby and St. Albans, Horton 188, Hackett 144; Oakland and Grand avenues, Ilorton GO, Hackett. 93. The "club" ticket was successful by a majority of 20, the totals being, club ticket 514, opposition 487. Five names were the same on both tickers, and the split tickets cast did not affect the re sult. By voting precints the vote stood: At 3<S9 Selby avenue, club 104, opposi tion 222; at 4SO Selby avenue, ciub ticket 15S, opposition 100; Selby and St. Albans club ticket 172, opDosition, 70; at Oakland ana Grand, club ticket 79, opposition 65. County— W. W. Bradeu. E. S. Warner, A. H. Lindeke, If. D, Flower, J. J. McCardy, T. G. Walther. E. E. Hughson. J. A. Greizg. k! S. Durmeut, E. J Stllwell. Jnmes Schoon maker, George K. Finch, E. 1). Sewall, S. P. Crosby. Legislative — Frank B. Clarke. Lane K. Stone, Harris Kiehaidson. Georse C. Sqnfres Charles S. Bunker, Frederick M. Catlin. O F Sherwood. T. H. Palmer, Charles F. Dana Fred S. Bryant, John W. Pinch, M. J. Cos tello, E. H. Ozmun, E. P. Sanborn. Eighth Ward. The Gauger. Freaney and Webber tickets indorsed last Tuesday night by the Eighth W 7 ard Kepubiican club were elected last night by a great majority. There was a little opposition to the county ticket, but it did not assume a threatening aspect. The successful tickets were selected at the club's meeting, and instructions were given for the above gentlemen. In the face of these instructions J. W. Hillianl and one or two other friends of Mr. Harris, who were on the club ticket, placed an independent county ticket in the field, which was made up from the regular ticket and outsiders. Several voted for it in the First district and in the Second it received 9ome twenty votes. As soon as this fact became known, the friends of Mr. Freaney. to counteract the influence of the Harris ticket, distributed a third ticket. This brought the Kickers to their senses and they agreed to withdraw their ticket if the third one was also taken out of the held. This had the effect c! dis tributing the votes unevenly, but the Continued on Fourth Page. LARGEST IN YEARS. Georgia's Democratic Major ity Placed by Latest Re turns at 75,000. Everybody Was Surprised, Democrats Not Expecting Over 50,000. People's Party Men Expected to Have 30,000 Ma jority. Gen. Weaver Makes Public Denial of the Pulaski Charges. Atlanta, Ga., Oct. o.— The election yesterday was a surprise to everybody. Conservative Democratic estimates placed the majority at about 50,000, and there were few Democrats who pre dicted that much. It may be said that. 40,000 majority was the average con servative estimate of the state. The People's party, after the fusion with the leaders of the Republicans, counted oil carrying the state by 80,000 majority. The majority of the Democrats will not vary much from 75.000, the largest majority the state has polled in years. The negroes generally voted with the Democrats, disregarding the instruction of the Republican leaders. In Elberton there were about twenty-live white and colored men engaged in a general melee. No other difficulties of any importance are reported. Watson's district (the Fifteenth) the Democrats carried by 1,000 votes. New York, Oct. 6. — The following dispatch was received at Democratic na tional headquarters this afternoon : "Atlanta. Ga., Oct. C— lion. William F. Harrity: Returns' now indicate 70, --000 Democratic majority. The third party and Republicans together have less than 20 representatives out of 175, ami 2 state senators out of 44. Every congressional district gives a Demo cratic majority. "W. Y. Atkixsox, Chairman." DENIED THEM PUBLICLY. Weaver Defends His Conduct Dur ing the War at Puiaski. LotnsvnxE, Oct. (s.— Gen. Weaver, the People's party candidate for presi dent, and Mrs. Lease spoke to 400 peo ple at Hopkinsville today. In an answer to a note, Gen. Weaver made a public denial of the stories in regard to his con duct at Puiaski during the war. Nashville, Term., Oct. 6.— A prom inent politician said today that, from letters he had received from Puiaski, he was inclined to feel uneasy at Wea ver's appearance there Saturday. He had no tears whatever from the better class of citizens, the ex-Confederates and thinking people generally, but that there is an element there that will de light in doing Mr. Weaver any sort of indignity, he said, he knew too well to deny. Another politician, and of equal prominence, said that he was confident that no trouble would occur. He said that the people of Puiaski, as well as others, knew what disgrace they would bring on the state. FUSION A BITTER PILL.. Kansas Straight Democratic Con vention to Be Held Today. Topkka, Kan., Oct. 6.— The state convention of straight Democrats meets in this city at 10 o'clock tomorrow. It is expected that SOO delegates will be in attendance. It is not the intention to nominate a state ticket, but to denounce the action of the Democratic convention on July 0, in nominating the state ticket of the People's party, and practically abandoning the Democratic state or ganizations. Resolutions will be adopted declaring for the national platform and ticket. All Democrats who were pledged to oppose the People's state ticket, will be admitted to the convention, but no reference will be made to the electoral ticket. The Democratic, state central committee met here this afternoon. The First district congressional con vention appeared betore it and urged that the suite committee demand that the People's party withdraw the name of the Populist candidate for congress; that Ed Carroll, the Democratic nomi nee, be substituted. The district com mittee claims that delegates from the First district to the convention were instructed to vote for the indorsement ot the People's state ticket, with the agreement that Close would bo with drawn. They now say that, as this promise has not been kept, they are under no obligations to support the state ticket, and that they will vote the Republican ticket. The state central committee takes the position that it has no right to interfere in district affairs. The result of this will be a large disaffection in this dis trict, which has always been the Demo cratic stronghold in Kansas. Democrats from Leaven worth county, which has been safely Democratic for years, de cjare that it will be can ied by the Re publicans against fusion this year be cause of the failure ot the Populists to keep their part of the bargain. WILL GO DEMOCRATIC. Republican Dissensions Will Lose Washington to Them. Chicago, Oct. 6.— "The Democrats will elect their ticket iirmy state this year, and there is a good chance to pull through the electoral ticket," said Hugh C. Wallace, member of the national Democratic committee from the state of Washington, to a reporter. "Washington is essentially a Repub lican state, but will go Democratic this year, largely by reason of dissensions in the Republican party. Democrats are united and are pushing the fight. They have nominated a man for governor who is exceedingly strong. He is clean, young ; and popular, and is regarded as one of the leading lawyers of the state. It is more than p~robable that the Dem ocrats will carry the legislature, and on this point there is a certainty that the Democrats, with the Peoples party, will control it." QUAY IS SICK. But He Will Be Worse on the Ninth of November. Philadelphia, Oct. 6.— Senator Mat thew S. Quay is in Philadelphia for medical treatment. He is suffering from insommnia and vertigo, the latter attack causing him the most concern. He is accompanied by his wife and son. The senator denied himself to all newfe paper men and many friends today, giv ing as a reason that lie is not. in the city to talk politics, but to consult a physi cian. Da.yid Martin came from New Yorfc this afternoon to see Mr. Qifay and he was one of the very few who caw /I WE f\RM ; ; — ; X^E^ Wwl \ iiife-^y 1 fef^U/ 0^ li V&rUfb^h. W ill ' ! A FAINT IDEA OF LAST NIGHT'S REPUBLICAN PRIMARIES. him. Mr. Martin returned to New York late this afternoon. He represents the political outlook as encouraging, and says he feels confident of Harrison's re election. DUE TO THE TARIFF. Reason for Judge Gresham's Change of Faith* Chicago, Oct. 6.— Franklin Mac Veagh, a brother ot Wayne Mac Veagh and an intimate friend of Judge Gresh am, in an interview this afternoon ex plains the judge's position in politics. Judge Gresham's change of faith, Mr. Mac Veagn says, is due solely to the tariff issue, and, while he makes no secret of iiis intention to vote for Cleve land, the traditions of his position as United States circuit judge are opposed to his taking part in the campaign. For that reason he will not write a public letter, nor will he permit himself to be interviewed. COCKKAX IN BOSTON. The New York Congressman Stirs Bay State Democrats. Bostox, Mass., Oct. 6.— Congressman Bourke Cockran addressed a big Demo cratic ratification meeting at Tremont temple this evening. When the doors were opened the large auditorium was immediately filled with a great crowd anxious to hear the congressman and Hon. James M. Beck, of Phiiadel ' nhia. who was also to speak. Many ladies were in the first gallery, and some of the aldermen occupied promi nent seats there. Cochran was greeted with an enthusi astic demonstration when he rosa to speak. STILL IN THEIR MINDS. County Democracy Have Not Given Up the Third Ticket. New York, Oct. 6,— The New York County Democracy tonight held primary elections, with a number of exceptions, in the various assembly districts, and elected delegates to the county congressional, assembly and alder manic conventions and in -the First ju dicial district to a judicial convention. Tlie County Democracy will hold a meeting at Cooper Union tomorrow night, and will issue a report stating its position on the question of running an independent ticket. Andrew Parker said tonight that the idea of a third ticket was stiil uppermost in ths minds of the organization. TAMMANY'S CANDIDATE. Congressman Fitch Mentioned for Mayor of New York. New Yobk, Oct. C— lt is reported that leaders of Tammany Hall are con sidering Congressman Ashbel P. Fitch as an available candidate for mayor. It is said that he is willing to accept the nomination if it should be tendered to him. A prominent Tammany leader, when asked about Congressman Fitch's candidacy, s id: "Many of us think that Congressman Fitch would make a strong candidate for mayor. He is a man who has the respect and confidence of the community, and he would add strength to our ticket." BACK TO GRAY GABLES. Ex-President Saiely Completes His Homeward Journey. Buzzard's Bay, Mass., Oct. O.— E. C. Benedict's yacht Oneida, with ex- President Cleveland on board, dropped anchor off Monument Neck at 7 this morning. Mr. Cleveland was the per sonal guest of Mr. Benedict, aHd was the only passenger aboard. It was 11 o'clock before both gentlemen boarded the little naphtha launch and , landed at Gray Gables wharf. Colonization Charges. New York, Oct. C. — Colonization was ■ freeiy charged from both national com mittees today. The Democrats charged the Republicans with bringing in ne groes to have them on hand for regis tration day, while Dave Martin, of the Republican committee, charged the Democrats with colonization of the Italians and procuring for them fraud ulent naturalization papers. Sees No Impropriety in It. Washington*, Oct. 6. —Secretary of State Foster, in answer to an inquiry as to the truth of the report recently pub lished that the president had intimated to members of his cabinet that he did not desire them to take part in the cam paign by makiug political speeches, de nied that any such intimation had been given. Nominated Electors. Providence, R. 1., Oct. o.— The state Republican convention was called to order at 11 o'clock this morning. George A. Littlefield, of Providence, was chosen chairman and, Eugene F. Warner, of Coventry, secretary. Presidential elect ors were nominated, and a resolution was adopted favoring good roads. The "Kickers" on Hand. ' Baltimore, Oct. 6.— Tonight a big mass* meeting in Monument Square formally opened the Democratic cam paign in tiiis city. Senator Gorman was the only absentee nmong the bright lights of the party. His absence was compensated for in part, at least, by the presence of those known among the regulars as "kickers." DEFEND IS THE WORD. Republican Papers and Speak ers Placed in a Hard Place. Speakers, Afraid of the Wheat Exposure, Load It Upon the Papers. The People Likely to Ask Campaigners Some Very Awkward Questions. Influence of a Political Kind and the Mixed Wheat Scandal. "I want to say a few words in defense of our present administration," was the way in which ex-Congressman M. H. Dunnell began the third section of his speech at Winona a few evenings ago. He had already tried to defend the party leaders on many other points, and finally reached the administration. And this is the course of every man who has appeared ou the stump for the Repub lican party. There is, of course, a vast amount of defending and explaining to do. The wheat robbery, for example, has been "explained" to the tune of two columns of plate matter per week in the local Republican organs during the past month. In this week's issues of many of the Republican papers appears the most remarkable and absurd defensive article yet printed by the desperate managers. The state grain inspector and his depu ties are eulogized by means of an article printed in the State nearly a year ago. This paper, it will be remembered, was shown to have been in the employ of wheat speculators, some of whom are doing a great deal of talking just now, and advised the farmers of the state to "hold their wheat"— advice that was unfortunately followed in many cases. All who know of the 'State' and its management will agree that the Repub lican managers are in the last ditch when they appeal to either for a vindi cation. But this is not the most amusing part of thess two columns of plate. Further on the farmers are told how to ship their wheat, and all the mys teries of the wheat business are un folded to them. Of course no mention is made of that small amount, 10 cents per bushel.which the Pioneer Press last April stated dis appeared somewhere between the far mer and the terminal points; 10 cents per bushei, fanners, above and over the regular and just charges of all kinds. The people are not likely to take much stock in promises of future re pentance on the \n\vt of the Republican party of Minnesota. For thirty years this party has had control of all brancnes of the state government, and now in answer to the charges made and proven regarding the wheat robbcrv, makes the following absurd plaint: "The trouble is not primarily with the laws nor with the manner of their enforcement. They are susceptible of improvement, and wiil be bettered if the Republicans secure control ot the next legislature. But as they are, they give the fanner pretty effective protec tion. The law requires the railroads to furnish cars to farmers on equal terms with other shippers. The farmers in Min nesota enjoy 'freedom of traffic' and free and open markets. Any farmer who knows how to take advantage of the opportunities afforded by the pres ent laws is really as independent of any wheat or elevator combine, if such ex ists, as the winds that sweep across the prairies. Unfortunately, the laws are only imperfectly understood by many wheat growers. For the benefit of such fanners we add a few practical sug gestions concerning the shipping of wheat." Give us another lease of power by electing Knute Nelson and the railroad and graiw laws will be bettered, shriek the Republican managers in the same breath that they admit that the laws, though very good, are susceptible of im provement. Following the extract given above, is a half-column of "directiens to farmers shipping wheat," evidently pre pared by State Grain Inspector Clausen. Is it not strange if the laws are good and so well enforced that Grain Inspec tor Clausen is obliged to resort to cam paign plate matter to inform the fann ers how to ship their grain? Had it not been for this campaign Mr. Clausen would have forgotten all about the poor farmers who have wheat to ship. To show more fully the absurdity of this deliverance it is only necessary to quote the first one of the ten rules that are laid down for the guidance of the farmer. It follows: First— Before ordering cars be sure you are prepared to haul and load your grain without delay, and thus save a demurrage (delay) charge. . . • Now Grain Inspector Clausen knows just as weJJ as the farmers who have tried, that it is easier for a farmer to carry his wheat to market than it is to get cars in which to ship it to market. If this is the best defense ' that the leaders can make the whole matter should be referred to the managers of the British syndicate. Mr. Pillabury's explanations are better than such mat ter as has been sent out under the head ing "Shipping Wheat." « In all the plate matter sent out by the Republican managers to explain the wheat steals nothing has Deen printed about the mixed wheat scandal. The Chicago Herald, however, tells a most interesting and damaging tale on this subject. It follows: Mixed Wheat. As affecting a much larger circle and as being more extensive in its effects, the subject of mixing wheat is one which the Herald proposes to take up. In ISS(j-'B7- 'S3 the-. Minneapolis Union Elevator company, of Minneapolis, in which Charles A. Pillsbury & (Jo. was a, large stockholder, was a public ware house, and as such public warehouse that company mixed wheat for I). C. Moak. George Kirkbride & Co., N. W. Yerxa & Co. and others. Among these others was a gentleman in the grain commission business in Minneapolis, who, on account of his intimate knowl edge of the methods of "mixing," was in a position to trive some very damaging evidence against C. A. Pillsbury & Co. as the holders of the largest interest in that company. It should be understood that the "mixing" of wheat is an offense punishable by the forfeiture of a bond of $50,000. This bond is given to the state according to the amount of wheat handled. The Minneapolis Union bond, for example, was $50,000. It is just as if a law ex j isted in Chicago against mixing miik I and water and selling it as pure milk. With laws which prohibit the mixing of grain the prosecution and conviction of the companies so mixing wheat is a matter of ease, providing always that the railroad and warehouse commis sioners, upon whom is conferred the power and authority to en fore those laws, do their duty. In the case of the Minneapolis Union Elevator company the railroad and warehouse commission Did Not Do Their Duty. It seems that C. A. Pillsbury, upon ascertaining that it had been made pub lic that wheat had been mixed for Kirk bride & Co., Moak «fc Co., Yerxa and others, went to one of the parties who had had wheat mixed by this company, upon the floor of the chamber of com- I merce in -Minneapolis, and stated that j he understood that this gentleman was going to be. subpoenaed before the rail road and warehouse commission to tes tify regarding the mixing of wheat by the elevator company. Mr. Pillsbury said he desired that this dealer should say nothing about the matter.as it -would cost him $50,000 through the forfeiture of the bond of the Minneapolis Union Elevator company. The commission man said that if the railroad ware house commission subpoenaed him he would have to tell the truth. Mr. Pillsbury said: "Well, it will cost u5550,000." The commission man sug gested to Mr. Pillsbury that he ought to be able to see some other way out of the difficulty, and Pillsbury replied that he would have to see what he could do. About three clays afterward, according to this commission man, Pillsbury called on the latter and said that he had "fixed" the railroad and -warehouse commission so that.it would let the mat ter of mixing wheat in the Minneapolis Union Elevator company drop. And it was dropped so far as Pillsbury & Co. and the parties for whom the wheat was mixed were concerned. Holcomb, who was manager of the elevator, was, it is true, found guilty and sentenced to the penitentiary, but there are very few men in Minneapolis without the pale of Pillsbury's dominating influence who do not believe the story to the effect that Holcomb was a scapegoat for the parties most interested, and served his time to spare them. How Wheat Is Mixed. The methods of wheat mixing are in teresting. Suppose there are three grades of wheat on the floor of the Min neapolis chamber of commerce. 'The "mixer" is a commercial pariah. He ' hardly has the dignified position of the curbstone broker. He is an illegitimate trader and amenable to the laws, but with laws enforced as they are in Min neapolis, so far as wheat is concerned, he is exactly in the position of any other person who does an illegitimate busi ness. He takes his chances on being found out and punished. The "mixer" looks at the three grades of wheat and finds that No. 1 hard wheat is credited with three pounds of dirt to the bushel, No. 1 northern wheat is credited with five pounds dirt to the bushel, and No. 2 northern is credited with, say, ten pounds of dirt to the bushel. The commercial pariah buys that wheat as follows: No. 1 hard at 'JO cents, No. 1 northern at 80 cents and No. 2 northern at SO cents. He buys 500 bushels of each, making 1,500 bushels in all, and orders that they be delivered to a cer tain elevator company, and that the wheat be mixed by that company. The mixer's dependence for a sustenance in this world is the dishonesty of the agent at the terminal elevator and the influence which that agent has over the inspector, whose duty it is to inspect the wheat when it goes out of the ele vator as well as when it goes in. This elevator agent receives the wheat and mixes the three grades totrelhe^When it is time to weigh . out, the influence which he exerts Over the Inspector and for which he gets a quid pro quo from the mixer is exercised. The agent approaches the inspector with humility, and says to him in that smooth, affable manner which certain men know how to employ when seeking to secure the performance of a dishouorable act: "You have frequently graded in wheat higher than it would pass. Now, the elevator companies get the woist of this 1 Continued on Fifth Fagc. THE REPUBLICANS Act like a lot of South Afri cans at their primaries. DEMOCRATS Get a cheering letter from the national committee. NO. 281. AID THE GOOD CAUSE A Stirring" Address Issued By the Democratic Na tional Committee. Friends of Good Government Asked to Support the Candidates. Contributions Asked to Aid in Spreading 1 the Truth Among 1 the People. Every Indication Points to the Triumphant Success of Democracy. New York, Oct. 6.— The following address was issued today: "Headquarters Democratic National Committee— the People of the United States: The issues of the campaign are made plain before you for your judg ment. They are defined and at last so well understood that an intelligent man cannot fail to apprehend what policy he will choose for his country when he comes to exercise his sovereign power on election day. The gravity of the crisis in the na tion's life appeals to every person of repute to cast his ballot by giving the sacred and supreme duty every atten tion, uninfluenced by passions or preju dice, and with his search for right il lumined by his Jove of the country and for the happiness and prosperity of all his countrymen. It is universally con ceded that as the verdict of the people is now made up the tendency of the gov ernment will be determined, and that on the rectitude or error ot their judg ment in this contest turn questions in volving the future welfare of Ameri cans. With An Abiding; Faith, therefore, in the intelligence, the patri otism and the political purity of the masses; believing that the principles of our party, practically applied in govern ing, will achieve the greatest good to the greatest number; and that the lie publican party, which vaunts the wealth of the especially favored by law as evi dence of the prosperity of all the people, lias found no lasting lodgement in your minds, we ask you to support the Dem ocratic candidates. _ , "The record of each candidate for the presidency in the administration of that office is urged. You are asked to judge between them. Arrayed, against us in the struggle which is now on are all the sinister forces which unlimited money can equip. Organized bodies of men who have gathered enormous wealth at the expense of the people under unjust tariff laws and who have bargained to contribute for election purposes, iv con- ' sideration of the enactment of such, laws, help to fill to overflowing the Re publican campaign treasury. "Every chairman adds to" the fund on promises of the highest places of honor and trust in the gift of the nation. An Army of Officeholders, by choice or compulsion, pay into the same treasury. Corporations, holding ill-gotten lands of the people, by their contributions seek to keep from power a party and candidates determined to right injustice and to restore to the peo ple unearned and legally forfeited sub sidies of the public domain. With a body of hired professionals, drilled and experienced in political . intimidation and debauchery, our opponents are pre paring a filial assault upon the freedom and honesty of the ballot. "Those most exposed to temptation from poverty or debt, from avarice, party ambition or personal animosities are being sought out under a regular organized system, as are the men who are most likely to serve the purpose, when the time shall come, to tempt them at the ballot to be false to their country. "Men are employed, they are listed, their characters and histories set down, and most powerful influences taken to control each voter. When men are found who cannot, by any scheme, be brought to directly vote as desired, the system includes the alternative of keep ing them from the polls by offering highly paid employment; by intimida- ' tion or by other methods within the ingenuity, and resources of skilled ma nipulators employed for such purposes. •'This committee has not troops of of fice holders at its command. It will not agree to seal the future legislation of congress for money paid now into its party treasury. It will not agree to give nun places in the people's service lor money. It will not contract to uphold a bargain made by the Republican party under cover of law, for any contribu tion, however great. It Appeals to the People again, one and all, to meet these oppo nents thus corruptly banded against the .friends of good government. We have no resources except what the people furnish. We call for means only to spread the truth among the people and to aid in getting to the polls the full and intelligent votes; also to detect fraud and to punish crimes against the ballot wherever in the United States they are perpetrated and by whomso ever committed or directed. "Every indication points to the de feat of the Minneapolis candidates, and to the triumphant election of Cleve land and Stevenson. The popular will clearly favors the Democratic party. All anxiety about the state of New York is allayed, and she. will give her electoral vote for our candidates. All reports from independent and conserva tive sources in other parts of the coun- ' try.are exceptionally promising.; With vigilance and timely action everywhere, which, with your aid, we pledge, honest ballots will be Dolled, counted and de clared throughout the country,- and if this is done defeat is not possible. "Tins committee calls upon all good • citizens for aid in these objects. "Wo will welcome contributions from every honest man. 2s'o contribution will be accounted too small. Wherever a money- .. order office can be found the means ex ist for placing at our disposal funds for the principles which we uphold. • . "William F. Hakrity. "Chairman Dem. Is' at. Com. "Dox M. Dickinson, "Chairman Dem. Campaign Com." -«Zfc. for Cushman. Special to ilie Globe. . [ • Waseca, Minn., Oct. 6.— Senator C. * K. Davis opened the .Republican cam paign in this city tonight. A torch- : • light procession of about forty men and as many boys paraded the streets in a vain endeavor to awaken enthusiasm, but without much success. Altogether, the surroundings here tonight are fore bodinss of the certain defeat to which the Republicans are coming in thia country.